Lawrence Seeks Help To Stem Recent Gun ViolencePolice Chief James Fitzpatrick is asking for extra commitment from state and federal authorities, and a special prosecutor to pursue gun crimes in federal court where penalties are often more severe.
Woman Nearly Victim To One Of Seven Lynn Shootings Over WeekendLorraine Blowers DePietro was feeling lucky to be alive as she headed back home to Georgia Monday.
Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 3 Hurt In BostonThree shootings are under investigation.
Massachusetts Has Tough Gun Laws, Fewer Domestic KillingsMassachusetts has some of the toughest gun laws in the country and relatively few fatal domestic violence shootings of states with similar populations.
I-Team: Violence At Hospitals On The RiseThe I-Team found the numbers of violent attacks in health care settings are on the rise.
3 Women, 2 Men Injured In Providence, RI Shootings Five people have been wounded during overnight shootings in the Chad Brown neighborhood in Providence.
7 Hospitalized After 3 Shootings In 14 Hours In BostonThree separate shootings in Boston in the span of 14 hours sent seven people to area hospitals.
NightSide Weekend Commentary - Race In AmericaTwo shootings, two different reactions.
Worcester Police Step Up Patrols After Recent ShootingsBusiness owners are happy to see the increased police presence, because the violence is hurting their bottom-line.
4 Dead In 4th Of July Weekend Violence In BostonA violent holiday weekend in Boston has left four people dead and about a dozen others suffering from gunshot and stab wounds.
SJC Justices Call For Changes In Wiretap LawsTwo justices for the highest court in Massachusetts have asked state lawmakers to change a tough wiretap law to enable police to investigate and prosecute the hundreds of shootings and killings committed by street gangs. Supreme Judicial Court Justices Ralph Gants and Judith Cowin made the call Friday in an opinion supporting a ruling barring secretly-recorded evidence from being used against a man who admitted to a 2007 drive-by killing in Brockton.
Suspect In Mattapan Shootings Had Been Questioned