Study: Access To Guns, Not Mental Health, May Be Responsible For Gun ViolenceUp to 40,000 Americans die from firearms every year and mental illness is often blamed, but a new study blames access to guns.
5 Killed In Weekend Shootings In BostonA shooting in Mattapan on Sunday marked the fifth deadly shooting in Boston since Friday.
Arrest Made Days After Deadly Brockton ShootingProsecutors say 21-year-old Andrew Tymek was arrested Saturday night.
1 Man Killed In Brockton ShootingPolice were called to the scene on Arthur Street around 6:15 p.m.
Police Investigating Dorchester Shooting As Possible Road Rage IncidentBoston Police are investigating road rage as a possible motive for a shooting in Dorchester Friday afternoon.
Teenager Killed In Worcester's First Fatal Shooting Since 2016A teen has been killed in what is Worcester's first homicide of 2018 after a full year of no firearm fatalities.
Panel Approves 'Red Flag' Gun Safety Bill, House Vote NextThe House Ways and Means Committee approved the so-called red flag bill on Monday by a 24-2 vote.
Student Protests Against Gun Violence Mark 19th Columbine AnniversarySome local students spent part of their vacation week on Friday taking part in a national school walkout to protest gun violence.
'March For Our Lives' Shines Light On Inner-City Gun ViolenceThe 'March for our Lives' also highlighted gun violence in inner cities.
Some Local Students Say They Are 'Numb' To School ShootingsHigh school students from Newton said they have become numb to the tragic images associated with school shootings.
Supporters Of "Extreme Risk Protection" Gun Law Rally On Beacon HillA rally for stricter gun laws, that was planned before the school shooting in Florida, took place at Beacon Hill Thursday.
Warren Backs Healey's Copycat Assault Weapons CrackdownHealey has come under intense criticism from gun rights supporters
AG Healey Announces Crackdown On 'Copycat' Assault Weapons In Mass.Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday that assault weapons modified to be supposedly "state compliant" were still illegal in Massachusetts--and her office is putting gun owners, gun dealers, and the gun industry on notice that the state will be cracking down on them.
AG Healey Presses Congress For Gun Violence Prevention ResearchSaying there is no time to waste, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and a number of her counterparts across the country are asking Congress to treat gun violence like a public health issue.
Victims' Families Take Part In 20th Annual Mother's Day Walk For PeaceThe 20th Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace took place Sunday, culminating in a peace rally on City Hall Plaza in Boston.