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Little boy gets trapped in claw machine

Like a moth attracted to the flame, kids just can't seem to keep their tiny bodies out of toy claw machines. 

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:47:14 GMT

Canada's sergeant-at-arms hailed as a hero

During a long standing ovation by grateful lawmakers Thursday morning, the sergeant-at-arms credited with downing a gunman at Canada's Parliament appeared emotional.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:28:37 GMT

Maine man's ashes being launched into space

The ashes of a Maine man that have been scattered all over the world by strangers who connected with his mother on social media are now being launched into space.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:56:18 GMT

1 hurt when cement beams fall from truck, crushing SUV

One person was taken to the hospital Thursday after several cement beams fell onto a car near the intersection of Trapelo Road and Route 128, fire officials said.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:24:05 GMT

Boston Celtics coach faces larceny charges

Boston Celtics assistant basketball coach Walter McCarty faced larceny charges in Framingham District Court Thursday morning.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:02:38 GMT

Program gives young students hands-on medical experience

There are programs underway in Worcester schools to help students achieve and excel. 

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:50:21 GMT

Town takes custody of dog after fatal attack

A Winchester bullmastiff has been taken by the town after an attack that killed a 4-month-old puppy.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:31:33 GMT

Torrential downpours flood roads

Torrential downpours left deep puddles of standing water on many Massachusetts roads Thursday, prompting closures and making for a slow morning commute.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:20:06 GMT

MBTA begins real-time tracking of Green Line trains

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority began offering real-time information on the Green Line for the first time on what is America's oldest subway line.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:16:42 GMT

Dream come true: Ill local artist shows at MFA

Donny Jo Prevost never expected to see his self-portrait hanging in the Museum of Fine Arts, but there it was, along with nine of his other paintings. The experience was surreal, like a dream – except that it was a dream come true.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:06:08 GMT