Boston Public Schools to close Friday due to extreme cold

Public schools in Boston and Worcester were among several districts around Massachusetts announcing closures for Friday due to forecasted extreme cold temperatures. Boston Public SchoolsRead More

Hourslong standoff at Norwood hotel ends without incident

State troopers, local police officers and a regional SWAT unit responded to what authorities called a “single barricaded subject” at a hotel in Norwood onRead More

Families notified of rat problem at Plymouth elementary school

School officials are alerting parents to a rat problem at South Elementary School in Plymouth, a warning that has some parents keeping their kids homeRead More

Police searching for gunman after deadly shooting in Mattapan

City leaders are calling on the public to assist police as they search for a gunman following a daylight shooting in Mattapan on Sunday thatRead More

Woburn Public Schools closed Monday after no deal reached on teachers contract

Woburn Public Schools is telling parents there will be no school on Monday after a full day of negotiations between the city and the WoburnRead More

Dozens of passengers evacuated off Green Line trains at Copley Station

Dozens of passengers were evacuated off of Green Line trains and out of the MBTA’s Copley Station on Thursday night after a switch issue causedRead More

Investigation underway after shooting victim drives himself to Boston fire station

Boston fire officials say a man suffering from a gunshot wound drove himself to a fire station in Dorchester on Thursday after being shot outsideRead More

Fatal hit-and-run crash in Acton under investigation after pedestrian struck dies of injuries

Police in Acton say a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a van in a hit-and-run crash Monday morning. Interim Police Chief James CoganRead More

Sheriff: Suspect in dance club shooting killed self in van

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — The hunt for a gunman who killed 10 people at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance club ended Sunday when authoritiesRead More

Police: Another 250 acres covered in search for missing Brookfield woman

The ongoing search for a missing 35-year-old woman from Brookfield continued on Saturday, when another 250 acres were covered but no evidence of her or herRead More