Pete Frates, the creator and inspiration behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has died, according to Boston College. He was 34.
A young boy waiting for a new heart will have to spend another holiday in the hospital, so he is asking for Christmas cards to make his room a little more cheerful.
Jonathan Toews scored 54 seconds into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks recovered after blowing a three-goal, third-period lead to beat Boston 4-3 on Thursday night and end the Bruins’ eight-game winning streak.
Miller Kopp and Boo Buie each scored 20 points, and Northwestern beat Boston College 82-64 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup Tuesday night.
A Massachusetts father was arrested and charged Friday after his 5-year-old son allegedly brought a bag of heroin to kindergarten and told his teacher he turns into Spider-Man when he tastes it.
A former Boston College student who had "complete and total control" over her boyfriend has been indicted on an involuntary manslaughter charge for encouraging him to take his own life, Boston's top prosecutor said Monday.
The charge accuses the parents of attempting to bribe officials at an organization that receives federal funding.
Hip and knee intra-articular corticosteroid injections, which are quite commonly given to treat joint pain, may be more harmful than medical professionals previously thought, according to new study from the Boston University School of Medicine.
Chloe Newman arrived at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Massachusetts this week with a van full of Barbies to be donated to patients.
David Pastrnak and Jake DeBrusk each had three goals and an assist in Boston's victory over a Chicago split squad.
Antonio Brown was released by the Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct. New England is the third team in seven months to have tired of the receiver's conduct.
Police are warning Venmo users of a new scam that is targeting the popular mobile payment app.
Boston resident Dakota Randall was driving on the Massachusetts Turnpike at around 3 pm on Sunday, September 8, when he noticed both the driver and the front-seat passenger of a Tesla next to him appeared to be asleep.
Javon Williams Jr. ran for two touchdowns and had another score receiving and Stone Labanowitz threw for four touchdowns as Southern Illinois scored 35 unanswered points to beat Massachusetts 45-20 on Saturday.
Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke says a mandatory government buyback program for AK-47 and AR-15 rifles is needed because other gun control measures don't do enough to remove weapons already on the streets.
A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend in a barrage of text messages to take his own life should have her involuntary manslaughter conviction thrown out because it violated her right to free speech, her lawyers told the nation’s highest court on Monday.
Certain dog treats could send you to the hospital.
A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Two dozen states and municipalities sued the federal government Tuesday to stop a new rule that lets health care clinicians decline to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.
"Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston today to a federal conspiracy charge for paying $15,000 to have a proctor correct her daughter's answers on a college-entrance exam.