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Off-duty MBTA driver fires several shots after parking dispute, police say

An off-duty MBTA bus driver fired several shots in the air and then barricaded himself in his home early Friday morning after a disagreement over parking on his street, police said.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:15:52 GMT

Mexican consulate among Austin gunman's targets

A man shot up a federal courthouse and a Mexican consulate -- which he also seemingly tried to set ablaze -- early Friday before being shot dead outside the Austin, Texas, police headquarters.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:59:07 GMT

Person struck by front-end loader

Police responded to a man who was struck by a front-end loader in Peabody on Friday morning. 

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:53:30 GMT

Man suspected of shoplifting charged in violent carjacking, assault

A Boston man suspected of shoplifting at the Natick Mall Wednesday fled the scene, then yanked a driver from his Mercedes on Speen Street in a violent carjacking, authorities said.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:17:10 GMT

Legal Sea Foods sued by workers over tips

Boston-based Legal Sea Foods is facing two lawsuits alleging the restaurant chain violated state laws by forcing servers and bartenders to share tips with workers who rolled silverware in napkins.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:30:46 GMT

After Ice Bucket Challenge, what now for ALS research?

Now that the weather has turned, it's time turn to something new and one option is volunteering with people who have ALS.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:28:06 GMT

Black Friday snow will last until noon

After Wednesday's storm dropped more than a foot of snow in Western Massachusetts, many coastal residents woke up to several inches of snow  Friday morning.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:18:15 GMT

Pot, guns, cash found in ex-jail guard's home, police say

A former guard at the Berkshire County jail is facing drug and gun charges.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:32:26 GMT

2 die in Thanksgiving Day crash on snow-covered highway

Two people are dead after a Thanksgiving morning crash in Dover-Foxcroft.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:24:12 GMT

Over 100,000 still without power

Utilities have made some progress in restoring power after the first major snowstorm of the season hit New Hampshire.

Published: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMT