Born in jail to her incarcerated mother, teen is now Harvard-bound
She was born facing great odds, entering into the world in a jail. And now she’s ready to embark on her dream to attend Harvard University.
National Park Service offering historic Cape Cod dune shacks for lease, frustrating long-time occupants
The shacks are extremely rustic, most with limited running water and electricity, and most of current lessees use outhouses.
Former Cubs pitcher among Illinoisans competing in Boston Marathon
About 700 Illinois runners took part in Monday’s Boston Marathon, ranging in age from 19 to 71.
Boston Marathon 2023: Defending champ Evans Chebet wins, spoils Kipchoge debut
Defending champion Evans Chebet won the Boston Marathon again on Monday with an unofficial 2 hours, 5 minutes, 54 seconds.
Former sanitation worker to earn Harvard Law degree, raises $70K for blue-collar staff
Rehan Staton had a middle-class upbringing. But everything changed when his mother left the family, and his father had to raise two sons on his own.
Mega Millions: One ticket in Illinois is worth $1 million jackpot in Friday's drawing
Tickets that “matched 5" were sold in Illinois and Massachusetts.
FBI arrests Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Teixeira in probe of classified document leaks
FBI agents arrested Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Douglas Teixeira at a home in North Dighton, Massachusetts, on Thursday in connection with a trove of classified documents that have been leaked online in recent months.
Endangered whale spotted swimming with calf in rare footage
The NOAA Fisheries says the critically-endangered species usually travels the New England coast in the spring.
Ana Walshe investigation: Brian Walshe indicted for murder in Massachusetts court
Brian Walshe, the man accused of killing his wife and D.C. realtor Ana Walshe, has officially been indicted in a Massachusetts court.
Man finds winning lotto ticket in drawer days before it expires with wife's help
The man forgot about his winning lottery ticket until his wife saw a news story about it and reminded him to look for it.
Watch: Ceiling panel falls, narrowly misses Massachusetts subway rider inside station
It's estimated the piece weighed approximately 25 pounds.
Bald eagle dies after ingesting poison, prompting calls for change from advocates
It's believed the eagle ate a rodent that had ingested a rodenticide poison.
Proposed Massachusetts bill would reduce inmate sentences if they donate organs
If passed, eligible individuals who are behind bars in Massachusetts could receive 60 days to one year off of their sentences in exchange for donating organs or bone marrow.
Massachusetts mother accused of killing 2 children, injuring infant, authorities say
A 5-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy were killed, while a 7-month-old boy was hospitalized. The local district attorney called the incident "an unimaginable, senseless tragedy."
Brian Walshe, husband of missing Massachusetts woman, allegedly searched ways to dispose of body
“10 ways to dispose of a dead body if you really need to,” was among a series of online searches Brian Walshe is accused of making on Jan. 1, days before his wife was reported missing.
Ana Walshe investigation: Husband charged with murder of missing DC realtor
Brian Walshe was previously arrested for misleading police and has pled not guilty to those charges. He has now been charged formally with murder in the disappearance of D.C. realtor Ana Walshe.
Who is Brian Walshe, husband of missing DC realtor Ana Walshe?
Brian Walshe, the husband of missing D.C. real estate executive Ana Walshe has been formally charged with murder according to the Norfolk. MA district attorney.
The Embrace statue unveiled in Boston on MLK weekend
The four intertwined arms were inspired by a photo of the civil rights leader and his wife when they learned he had won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
McHenry County man, with prior child porn conviction, gets 19 years for enticing teen girl
A 25-year-old McHenry County man has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for asking a 14-year-old Massachusetts girl to send him sexually explicit images and videos of herself.
Ana Walshe's husband Brian Walshe is a 'sociopath' and 'physically violent:' court docs
The art fraudster husband, who is criminally charged with impeding an investigation into his wife's mysterious disappearance, was branded a "sociopath" and "physically violent" in court documents that allege he plundered his dead father's estate.