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2 young children die in apartment blaze

Two young children died in a 4-alarm fire in a multifamily home in Lawrence early Tuesday morning.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:12 GMT

Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend. The sentence was imposed for the charge of culpable homicide, which in South Africa means a person was killed unintentionally, but u...

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:08:24 GMT

Long-duration Nor'easter brings days of rain, street flooding

A long-duration coastal storm will bring rain Tuesday through Thursday, with showers still lingering on Friday, forecasters said.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:03:29 GMT

Real-time updates: Tsarnaev friend trial closings

Closing arguments were scheduled in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:57:51 GMT

Sex offender teaching English at 2 schools

A man convicted of possessing child pornography and of indecent assault and battery on a child over 14 is teaching English at Bridgewater State University and Massasoit Community College.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:41:00 GMT

Menino remains hospitalized, cancels appearances

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino is recovering in the hospital Tuesday as he continues to battle dehydration.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:52:19 GMT

Staples investigating possible data breach

Staples says that it is looking into a potential credit card data breach and that it has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:42:25 GMT

Feds warn car owners to get air bags fixed

U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:07:18 GMT

Hernandez lawyers due in court in double slaying

Prosecutors and lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are expected in court for a status conference in his Boston double homicide case.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:27:27 GMT

Dad throws 3-month-old son down stairs, police say

A Wayne man has been charged with throwing his 3-month-old son down a flight of stairs, causing a skull fracture.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:24:26 GMT