Two reported sexual assaults at St. Paul’s School for first six months of this year, report says
There were at least two reported sexual assaults on the grounds of St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire during the first six months of the year, according to a report released Wednesday.
Cambridge police search for suspect in fitness class stabbing
A man allegedly used a jackknife to stab another man during a fitness class at the Temple Street YWCA Wednesday evening, Cambridge police said.
Three men indicted for alleged fraud scheme at UMass Amherst
Three men were indicted for allegedly giving or accepting thousands of dollars in illegal kickbacks while working for the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the office of Attorney General Maura Healey said in a statement Wednesday.
Person wounded in officer-involved shooting in Brockton
A Brockton police officer was involved in a shooting just before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday near Main Street in Brockton.
2nd researcher at MIT Media Lab cuts ties amid Jeffrey Epstein fallout
A visiting scholar said in a post Wednesday that he was ending his affiliation with the media lab after this academic year in protest of its connection to Epstein.
Kennedy would have to make a case against Markey, not just for himself
If Congressman Joe Kennedy III runs for Senate, and if he wants to win based on more than that name, he will need to make the argument that he could do a better job than Senator Ed Markey.
Outside money flows into race for Susan Collins’s Senate seat
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Senator Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Republicans declared they would have her back. Neither has forgotten its promises.
Fire at North Andover recycling plant burns into second day
Smoke continued to spew Wednesday afternoon from a four-alarm fire at a recycling plant off Route 125 nearly 24 hours after it first was reported.. Smoke continued to spew Wednesday afternoon from a four-alarm fire at a recycling plant off Route 125 nearly 24 hours after it first was reported..
Bicyclist injured in South End, taken to hospital
The bicyclist fell off a bike while trying to avoid a motor vehicle just before 6 p.m. Wednesday near Massachusetts and Columbus avenues, Boston police said.
Part of MBTA Green Line replaced with shuttles after branches fall on overhead wires
Passengers on a D branch train traveling between Fenway and Kenmore stations Wednesday evening were ordered off the train. Shuttle buses have replaced service.
A small earthquake was detected under Wareham
A tiny earthquake rumbled the ground under Wareham on Wednesday morning, officials said.
Aug. 22, 1962: The Metropolitan District Commission announced that it would flush the Charles River in Brighton with 15 million gallons of fresh water daily to eliminate a stagnant condition causing objectionable odors in Newton, Brighton, and Cambridge, the Globe reported.
MSPCA opens animal cruelty probe into Falmouth horse farm
Officers with the MSPCA enforcement division examined horses at Smithfield Farm on Sandwich Road Tuesday morning and “opened an ongoing investigation into animal cruelty at the facility.”
Peter Pan bus driver denies accusations that she locked passenger in luggage compartment
A longtime Peter Pan bus driver is denying allegations that she intentionally locked a passenger inside a luggage compartment earlier this month.
The latest from Boston meteorologists on today’s severe weather
With severe weather in the forecast, here’s a look at what to expect, according to Boston-area meteorologists.
Severe thunderstorms bring rain, wind; possible funnel cloud spotted
Strong storms rumbled across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, bringing heavy rain, lightning strikes, and at one point prompting a tornado warning for areas on the North Shore.
Portland, Maine, police arrest man, 30, for allegedly trying to break into museum
Tim Toun, of Portland, was arrested after he allegedly tried to burglarize the Maine Historical Society at 489 Congress St. around 2:46 a.m, police said.
5 things to know about the case against the former State Police union chief
Former State Police union boss Dana A. Pullman has been charged with bilking his own union. Here are five things to know about the case.
Mass shootings require a call to action. Will we answer?
In Paris, an American icon asks how we will put our kids before guns and make a better future.
Maria’s Pastry Shop in the North End will close in September
Lovers of cannoli will soon have one less spot in Boston to get their fix.
Florida man pleads guilty to cyberstalking, threatening Mass. woman
Byron A. Cardozo, 35, allegedly harassed a 30-year-old woman from February 2017 until his arrest in August 2018, according to a statement from US Attorney Andrew E. Lelling.
The robots are taking over matchmaking, while family and friends are falling behind
Stanford researchers found that meeting online has become the most popular way couples meet, surpassing introductions through friends and family members.
Dump truck falls through top of Quincy garage; 2 buildings evacuated
There were no injuries but the driver of the truck was inside when it fell through, police said.
Events planned in Boston for ‘National Day of Healing’ to explore toll of slavery on 400th anniversary
People will pause Sunday at five sites in Boston to consider the lives of men and women torn from their homelands and treated as the personal property of others.
Nashua, N.H., woman flees police after crashing car, leaves boy, 6, in back seat, officials say
A Nashua, N.H., woman allegedly sped away from police trying to pull her over Tuesday, crashed her car, and fled on foot, leaving a 6-year-old boy behind in the back seat, police said.
Larry Bird wants the tattoos removed from a new mural of himself in Indianapolis
When Celtics legend Larry Bird saw a huge new painting of himself on the side of a building in Indianapolis, he wasn’t happy.
There’s more humidity and possibly severe weather on the way
We could see many changes in the weather between now and Friday.
‘You cannot drive a moving truck on Storrow Drive. You cannot drive a moving truck on Storrow Drive. You cannot drive a moving truck on Storrow Drive’
As Sept. 1 draws closer, and with it an onslaught of college students in oversized vehicles packed with furniture, the message bears repeating. And repeating.
Read the FBI affidavit on the arrest of the former State Police union chief, lobbyist
The FBI detailed the charges against Dana Pullman and Anne Lynch in a 20-page affidavit Wednesday.
Man, 55, arrested after police say they found a loaded gun inside his scooter
Boston police arrested a man after finding a firearm, ammunition, and drugs inside the scooter that he was sitting on in Jamaica Plain on Tuesday night, officials said.
Boston police arrest man, 18, on gun charges in Roxbury after foot chase
Boston police arrested an 18-year-old man for gun possession in Roxbury Tuesday night after chasing him on foot, police said.
Smoke billows from recycling plant fire in North Andover more than 12 hours after blaze broke out
The cause of the fire at the recycling plant on Holt Road remains under investigation, officials said.
Boston city councilors criticize Boston Calling convictions as ‘damaging precedent’
Boston city councilors joined community activists Wednesday in protest of the federal prosecutions of two former City Hall aides, saying their extortion convictions for pressuring a music festival to hire union members will have a chilling effect on the very advocacy they carry out daily in their jobs.
4-alarm fire strikes North Andover recycling facility
The fire started at 200 Holt Road, where a business called Recycling Works is located.
Search continues for missing Dennis swimmer
Divers suspended its search Tuesday night of Scargo Lake reported to be in distress earlier in the day. But first responders planned to continue searching the area overnight, officials said.
County jail approved to become a methadone clinic
The Franklin County House of Correction is among seven correctional facilities gearing up to treat addiction behind bars.
Here’s what you should know about Eastern equine encephalitis
You can take steps to prevent this rare but deadly mosquito-borne illness.
At MIT, more fallout from the university’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein
A well-known member of MIT’s Media Lab announced plans to resign over revelations that the research center and its top leader took money from Jeffrey Epstein, the deceased financier who was accused of trafficking underaged girls.
Longtime lottery employee fired for allegedly cashing unsold winning scratch tickets
A fellow lottery employee said he saw sales supervisor David Cannistraro cashing winning instant tickets at a Cape Cod store.