A program aimed at fighting gang and youth violence has received a $1.25 million funding increase.
A police helicopter located two Boy Scouts who became separated from their group.
A man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead was found guilty of murder and other charges Friday for his role in the kidnapping and slaying of three Massachusetts men in 2011.
The trial of a Hells Angels motorcycle club member charged with the killings of three Pittsfield men is getting started.
A Pittsfield woman was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Canaan Road, the Massachusetts State Police reported.
Winds toppled trees and knocked out power for thousands around Massachusetts, with the central and western parts of the state hardest hit.
Three suburban Boston high school soccer players used a broomstick to rape one freshman and try to rape two others last week at a sports team-building retreat in the Berkshires, a prosecutor said Tuesday, and one suspect was held pending a hearing to determine whether he is a danger to the public.
A number of mosquitoes around the state are testing positive for West Nile Virus, health officials said.
University of Massachusetts officials say four Pittsfield teenagers have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a female student on the Amherst campus.
Earlier this month, the Boy Scouts of America reaffirmed its ban against homosexual scouts and leaders.