Teresa Carrington of Lynn claims her 37-year-old son with autism was severely beaten back in March by a worker at the home, which is run by the May Institute.
A wind-shipped fire destroyed two houses under construction in Beverly late Sunday night and damaged six others.
Uxbridge police are issuing a stern warning to some vandals that are committing an odd crime.
After brushing Massachusetts on Friday, Arthur was downgraded to a tropical storm early Saturday and its winds weakened to 70 mph (110 kph) as continued moving north.
Hero Helpers of America and Heartillery Group assembled 500 care packages.
Boston police are investigating an overnight shooting in the South End that sent a teenager to the hospital.
Abortion opponents returned to protest outside the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Boston two days after a 35-foot buffer zone was struck down by the Supreme Court.
A livery driver charged with raping and robbing a woman in South Boston was ordered held on $35,000 bail Wednesday.
A Red Sox employee and his girlfriend were killed in a crash in the Back Bay late Saturday night.
A woman was stabbed several times by her girlfriend inside their apartment in Lawrence on Saturday morning before the building was set on fire, police said.