A 56-year-old resident died after jumping or falling through a window at a state-run mental health facility in the South End Wednesday night.
Boston Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh says he will not rule out legal action to stop a Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs from locating in Revere.
A 20-foot high sledding and tubing ramp called “Monster Sled” will be built for the event.
The probation-only sentence the Texas teen who was drunk when he lost control of his truck and killed four pedestrians has left the families of the dead outraged.
Hundreds of student pilots nationwide are preparing for jobs that don’t even exist yet, eager to cash in once unmanned aircraft become legal to fly in US airspace.
PROVIDENCE — Bidders made their final offers Wednesday on the intellectual property of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s bankrupt video game company, but how much it went for and who bought it have yet to be announced. The results of the telephone auction of 38 Studios’ assets will be released once the sales process is completed in the coming days, Nick Jimenez, executive vice president at the Heritage Global Partners auction house, said in a statement. 38 Studios receiver Richard Land said he was not yet providing details about the auction, including how many bids were submitted. The auction house said last month that about two dozen parties, some from overseas, had expressed interest in acquiring parts or all of the intellectual property.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two people with knowledge of the case say two employees of the state ethics commission have received federal grand jury subpoenas seeking documents related to ethics complaints involving Gov. Nathan Deal.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government on Thursday dropped all charges against the former boss of a coal mine where 29 miners died in an explosion and instead accepted a financial settlement — a decision that left some of the victim's relatives angry.
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA said Wednesday it was looking into a problem with a malfunctioning cooling pump on the International Space Station, but there was no immediate danger to the six crewmen on board.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A call from a student who spotted a man wearing a gun holster on an American University shuttle bus prompted a lockdown of the campus for nearly an hour-and-a-half Wednesday night, police said.
The Farne Islands are off the coast of northeast England and are home to a huge seabird colony. The islands are owned and protected by......
A three-month drug investigation by detectives aimed at curbing quality-of-life offenses on the street of Winthrop ended Wednesday with the arrest of eight accused drug dealers and two additional people with open warrants, prosecutors said.From...
Democrat Katherine M. Clark cruised to victory Tuesday, capturing the US House seat long held by Edward J. Markey, in a lightly contested special election....
The Massachusetts Health Connector website was taken down for scheduled maintenance Wednesday, with about two weeks remaining for those who need it to secure coverage by January....