- FBI names counterintelligence expert to head Boston division Updated: Sep-01-15 3:58 pm
BOSTON - Harold Shaw, a counterintelligence expert who has investigated international and domestic terrorism cases, has been named the new special agent in charge of the FBI's Boston division, the FBI announced Tuesday.
- Men accused of threatening Pokemon championships denied bail Updated: Sep-01-15 2:43 pm
BOSTON - Two Iowa men accused of making online threats of violence against a Pokemon competition in Boston were ordered held without bail Tuesday after a judge rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado.
- Irish nanny being deported after murder charge dropped Updated: Sep-01-15 2:39 pm
BOSTON - An Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old baby in her care is being deported after prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her.
- More tests on girl found on Boston Harbor shore completed Updated: Sep-01-15 2:38 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts investigators have received the results of another round of scientific testing that may help them identify the young girl whose remains were found in a trash bag on the shore of Boston Harbor.
- 3 men plead not guilty in Dorchester shooting death Updated: Sep-01-15 5:19 am
BOSTON - Three men have pleaded not guilty to their alleged involvement in the July shooting death of a 20-year-old Boston man.
- Yankees strand 14 in 4-3 loss to Red Sox Updated: Sep-01-15 12:20 am
BOSTON - Didi Gregorius' fly ball was hit in the wrong ballpark.
- Ortiz hits career No. 495; Red Sox beat Yankees 4-3 Updated: Aug-31-15 11:06 pm
- Female fan hit by McCann's bat Updated: Aug-31-15 10:02 pm
BOSTON - New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann's bat slipped out of his hands and hit a female fan near the Boston Red Sox dugout in the seventh inning of Monday night's game.
- Murder charge dropped against Irish nanny in US girl's death Updated: Aug-31-15 9:20 pm
BOSTON - A lawyer for an Irish nanny who was accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in her care and served more than two years in prison only to have a murder charge against her dropped on Monday called the prosecution a "complete disgrace" and a "rush to judgment."
- MBTA's repair backlog climbs above $7 billion Updated: Aug-31-15 5:14 pm
BOSTON - The cost of bringing Boston's transit system into overall sound working order has climbed again and is now estimated at more than $7.3 billion, transportation officials said Monday.
- Yankees send injured 1B Teixeira home for more tests Updated: Aug-31-15 5:00 pm
BOSTON - The Yankees have sent first baseman Mark Teixeira back to New York for further tests on his bruised right shin.
- Boston mayor, city councilors seek hefty pay raises Updated: Aug-31-15 4:02 pm
BOSTON - Boston's mayor and City Council are again looking for pay raises that could make them among the best compensated of comparable cities across the country.
- Improvements underway for intersection where bicyclist died Updated: Aug-31-15 3:32 am
BOSTON - Officials in Boston say improvements are underway for an intersection where a bicyclist was killed this month.
- MBTA to hold chemical release emergency response drill Updated: Aug-30-15 5:04 pm
BOSTON - The MBTA is sharpening its skills when it comes to responding to a chemical release in a subway station.
- 1 killed, 4 hurt in 3 separate street shootings in Boston Updated: Aug-29-15 12:58 pm
BOSTON - Boston police say a man has been killed and four people injured in three separate shootings within about an hour overnight.
- Green Line project points to dilemmas facing T board Updated: Aug-29-15 10:10 am
BOSTON - Now comes the hard part for the new board overseeing the T.
- Wynn earns key state approval for Boston-area casino Updated: Aug-28-15 11:29 pm
BOSTON - Wynn Resorts won a key state approval for its Boston-area casino late Friday, bringing the $1.7 billion project billed as the state's largest single private development another step closer to finally breaking ground.
- Haiti probes robbery as possible motive in killing of ex-cop Updated: Aug-28-15 6:01 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Authorities in Haiti say three men on a motorcycle have shot and killed a former national police director and a retired Boston police officer, and they say robbery could be a motive.
- Abortion-rights activists to protest Trump fundraiser Updated: Aug-28-15 3:26 pm
NORWOOD, Massachusetts - Abortion-rights activists are planning to protest outside a private fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday night.
- Ruling threatens sex offender laws in 40 Massachusetts towns Updated: Aug-28-15 3:18 pm
BOSTON - The highest court in Massachusetts upheld a judge's decision Friday to throw out a local law that severely restricts where sex offenders can live in the city of Lynn, a ruling that could have broad implications for about 40 other communities.
- Former Boston police officer slain in Haiti Updated: Aug-28-15 11:44 am
BOSTON - A retired Boston police officer who served as a liaison to the city's Haitian community and other immigrant neighborhoods for two mayors is being remembered for his contributions after he was shot to death in Port-au-Prince.
- Woman hit by foul ball behind home plate sues Red Sox owner Updated: Aug-28-15 10:51 am
BOSTON - A fan struck by a foul ball that went behind home plate last year during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park has sued the team's principal owner.
- Suburban Boston high school votes to block Confederate flag Updated: Aug-28-15 1:57 am
WALPOLE, Massachusetts - A suburban Boston high school is taking steps to disassociate itself from a Confederate flag banner located on a graduate's property overlooking the school's athletic field.
- Cats found drowned at Boston construction site Updated: Aug-28-15 1:11 am
BOSTON - Officials are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a group of cats were found dead at a construction site in Boston's Dorchester section.
- Don Orsillo out as Red Sox's TV announcer after season Updated: Aug-26-15 6:48 pm
BOSTON - Don Orsillo is out as the Boston Red Sox's television play-by-play voice after this season.