City workers will conduct housing inspections, trash inspections and information drops in student-heavy neighborhoods.
A woman and her baby sitting in a nearby car narrowly missed being hit by the poles that crashed down on Calvin Road in Watertown about 11 a.m.
James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held captive, will be remembered at a Mass of Remembrance in Rochester, N.H.
Boston police are investigating a shooting Saturday morning in Dorchester that killed one woman and wounded another.
Questions are being raised about whether Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan broke the law by withholding 19 pages of a report that criticized her handling of the Jared Remy case.
An experienced skydiver from Mattapan was killed in an accident in Pepperell Sunday morning.
The blaze in the eight-unit apartment building took Revere firefighters several hours to bring under control and displaced 35 people.
Investigators have released images of a suspect in the indecent assault of a woman on the Charles River Esplanade early Friday morning.
Colette Crooks of is only 10 years old but her quick thinking saved a four-year-old boy when she found him floating face up in the waters of Plum Island.
Kenneth Clark was under police surveillance when he allegedly sold a bag of heroin to a woman in Mattapan Square.