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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:02 PM EDT

Boston Police Arrest Man Wanted in Connection With Two Rapes

Boston Police Arrest Man Wanted in Connection With Two Rapes

A man wanted in connection with two separate rapes in Boston was arrested Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 09:13 PM EDT

Use of Campaign Funds for Child Care Approved

Use of Campaign Funds for Child Care Approved

Lori Lennon is a divorced mom who left her full-time job at Northeastern to run for State Representative from Arlington, Massachusetts. She knows how difficult it is to juggle campaigning with a young child, so...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 07:17 PM EDT

Sculpture at Popular Boston Park Vandalized

Sculpture at Popular Boston Park Vandalized

A spiral monument at Paul Revere Park in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood has been vandalized.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 06:15 PM EDT

'Ghost Tree' Memorials Seek to Raise Awareness of Gas Leaks

'Ghost Tree' Memorials Seek to Raise Awareness of Gas Leaks

Tributes to the so-called "ghost trees" in Brookline, Massachusetts, show where advocates say trees were killed by natural gas leaks.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 05:54 PM EDT

High School Student Struck by Vehicle While Crossing Street

High School Student Struck by Vehicle While Crossing Street

A high school student was struck by a vehicle in West Newbury, Massachusetts on Tuesday afternoon according to West Newbury police and fire.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:47 PM EDT

Man Seriously Injured Trying to Blow Up Old Bus in Methuen

Man Seriously Injured Trying to Blow Up Old Bus in Methuen

A man was injured Tuesday when he tried to blow up an old school bus he'd been living inside in Methuen, Massachusetts, according to police.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 03:46 PM EDT

Attleboro Firefighter Dies After Collapsing While on Duty

Attleboro Firefighter Dies After Collapsing While on Duty

A Massachusetts firefighter died Monday after collapsing while on-duty a day earlier.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 03:40 PM EDT

Police: Car and Train Collide Near Mass.-Conn. Border

Police: Car and Train Collide Near Mass.-Conn. Border

A train and car have collided in the western Massachusetts town of Monson.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 02:04 PM EDT

Man Charged in Terrorist Bomb Plot Expected to Plead Guilty

Man Charged in Terrorist Bomb Plot Expected to Plead Guilty

A Boston police captain's son who's accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a college campus to support the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty next week. Federal court filings show a plea hearing...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 04:31 PM EDT

Man Gets 14 Years for Running Restaurants With Drug Money

Man Gets 14 Years for Running Restaurants With Drug Money

A Massachusetts man who sold drugs to finance two Worcester restaurants has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.