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Police: Man killed grandmother with hammer

A 22-year-old man charged with killing his grandmother over the weekend told police he bludgeoned her with a hammer while she slept in their home, in Wilton.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:34:47 GMT

Traffic snarled on Route 128 after crash

A rollover crash is snarling the afternoon commute on Route 128.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:06:46 GMT

Christmas Eve storm to bring heavy rains, damaging winds

Christmas Eve travelers are likely to see both record rainfall and near-record warmth.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:46:59 GMT

Pedro Martinez wins prestigious Boston baseball writers' award

Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez has won the prestigious Fuchs Award from the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:31:27 GMT

Charges of domestic violence before woman's slaying

A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Marblehead woman, according to the Essex County District Attorney's Office.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:29:46 GMT

Analyst: North Korea's Internet disrupted

North Korea's Internet is experiencing a major disruption and could be the target of an attack, according to a company that monitors Internet performance.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:22:33 GMT

Bowdoin to cover education costs for officer's son

Maine's Bowdoin College is going to cover the education costs of a student whose father was one of two New York City police officers gunned down over the weekend.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:39:25 GMT

Singer Joe Cocker dies at 70

Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends," died Monday, the BBC reported.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:17:51 GMT

Hernandez trial expected to take 6 to 10 weeks

Aaron Hernandez is back in court for his final court hearing before the former New England Patriots star goes on trial in January for murder.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:06:41 GMT

Using iPads, phones, e-readers before bed may keep you awake

Reading from an iPad or tablet right before bed may make it harder to fall asleep, according to researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Published: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:50:50 GMT