Peaceful demonstration in Boston after police shootings

Hundreds of people came together in Boston to show their support for the Black Lives Matter cause. The crowd gathered in Downtown Crossing Sunday andRead More

Teen arrested in connection with East Boston murder

Boston Police have arrested 16-year-old Jose Hernandez for the murder of 19-year-old Blanca Lainez, who was found beaten to death in an East Boston garageRead More

Police investigate shooting in Dorchester

Police are investigating after a shooting in Dorchester late Sunday night. One person was shot on Columbia Road. The victim drove himself to the hospital,Read More

Boy injured after playing with fireworks in Dorchester

A 10-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital Saturday night, after he injured himself while playing with fireworks. The boy lost four fingers while playingRead More

Police investigate shooting, stabbing in Dorchester

Boston police responded to a stabbing in Dorchester Sunday. The incident occurred on Columbia Road and Bellevue Street. The male victim also sustained a gunshotRead More

State police investigate unattended death on East Boston beach

State police are investigating the unattended death of a man at the northern end of Constitution Beach Sunday afternoon. The man has not been identified,Read More

State police investigate sexual assault in East Boston

State police are investigating a report of a sexual assault that occurred late Saturday night on Massport property in East Boston. Massport police notified stateRead More

Boston holds peace mass following nationwide shootings

A powerful church service held near Boston Sunday morning to thank local police officers. Leaders at Morning Star Baptist Church in Mattapan led the congregationRead More

MSPCA-Angell Pet of the Week: Alex the cat

Alex is as smart and well-mannered as his name implies. This four-years-young brown tabby makes the perfect playmate and snuggle buddy. He’s looking for aRead More

Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette tax

Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, withRead More