Suspect's family to be questioned

Suspect's family to be questioned

The family of the illegal immigrant accused of dragging a Milford man to his death last summer will be questioned by authorities.

Convicted official keeps public pen...

Convicted official keeps public pension

BOSTON - The former Middlesex County register of probate has been allowed to keep his $39,000 a year public pension even though he was convicted of stealing more than $100,000 from office copy machines.

Bourne High on lockdown; kids safe

Bourne High on lockdown; kids safe

BOURNE ? Bourne High School is on lockdown right now. There is a heavy police presence right across the street from where the school buses park.

Corruption probe underway in Boston...

Corruption probe underway in Boston

UNDERCOVER - State and local investigators have launched wide-ranging investigations of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, including looking at a private real estate deal that netted two Commission managers a $600,000 profit, FOX Undercover has learned.

Man accused of fatally stabbing wom...

Man accused of fatally stabbing woman

BURLINGTON ? An arrest warrant has been issued for Christopher Piantedosi, the man authorities believe is responsible for the stabbing death of a woman right in front of their children.

Police continue search for Mass. to...

Police continue search for Mass. tot

ROCKPORT - Police dogs have searched a Rockport, Mass., beach where a toddler disappeared, after a citizen's dog reacted to stimuli there.

NYT Details Tsarnaev?s Time in Pris...

NYT Details Tsarnaev?s Time in Prison

The 20-year-old Boston Marathon suspect is being held under strict administrative procedures reserved for terrorism suspects.
North Adams residents to deliver ho...

North Adams residents to deliver hospital petition

BOSTON (AP) ? A group of western Massachusetts residents, hospital workers and community leaders are planning a bus trip to the Statehouse to press the governor and legislative leaders to help restore health care services at North Adams Hospital.
Malloy to announce Conn. transporta...

Malloy to announce Conn. transportation funding

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) ? Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other Connecticut officials are expected to announce state funding for several major transportation projects throughout the state.
Slate of gun-related measures being...

Slate of gun-related measures being considered

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) ? Rhode Island lawmakers are taking up several gun-related measures, including ones to ban semi-automatic weapons and allow mental health records to be sent to the national firearm background check system.
Tributes planned to mark Boston Mar...

Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) ? The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
A year after Marathon bombings, sig...

A year after Marathon bombings, signs of trauma persists

For those in the line of fire and those who rushed to help them, the legacy of the year since the Boston Marathon bombings ? the pain slowly fading, the strength slowly returning ? is plain to view, part of the fabric of the history the city knows too well. But beyond that first circle of tragedy, lies a larger and deeper ring of people and places, marked in ways less obvious but no less real.


Body of missing Brown U. student fo...

Body of missing Brown U. student found in Falmouth

FALMOUTH, Mass. The body of a missing Brown University student was found washed ashore in Woods Hole Sunday afternoon.
Whitey Bulger's belongings to be so...

Whitey Bulger's belongings to be sold at auction

BOSTON -- When authorities searched the apartment of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger, they found $822,000 in cash and a large collection of guns hidden in holes cut into the walls.
Fire in abandoned building under in...

Fire in abandoned building under investigation

HYANNIS, Mass. -- A fire at an abandoned building in Marstons Mills is under investigation.
Makeshift memorial growing for dead...

Makeshift memorial growing for dead Malden teen

MALDEN, Mass. A makeshift memorial is growing outside of Malden High School after a teenage girl was killed in a car crash in Wakefield, N.H. Saturday morning.
Children die in Franklin home accid...

Children die in Franklin home accident

FRANKLIN, Mass. Two children under the age of 10 found unresponsive in a Franklin home on Chestnut Street Sunday night, were declared dead on Monday.
Attleboro officials investigate bur...

Attleboro officials investigate burning school buses

ATTLEBORO, Mass. Fire officials are investigating what started a fire aboard several parked school buses Saturday night.


Benfica beats Juventus 2-1 in Europ...

Benfica beats Juventus 2-1 in Europa League semis

LISBON, Portugal ? Substitute Lima scored six minutes from the end to give Benfica a 2-1 win over Juventus in the Europa League first-leg semifinals on Thursday.

Benfica will take a slender advantage to the Serie A leader in next week's return leg in Turin.

Lima received a pass inside the area and fired into the top corner, restoring Benfica's lead after Carlos Tevez's 72nd-minute equalizer.

Stocks close mostly higher on earni...

Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

NEW YORK ? The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar.

The markets gains were modest, however, as investors turned their eyes back to Russia and Ukraine, where geopolitical tensions were heating up once again. Some earnings reports, such as 3M and Facebook, also failed to impress investors.

It was the seventh time in the last eight days that the S&P 500 has closed higher. Despite the recent upward momentum, traders remain nervous.

Sevilla takes 2-0 lead against Vale...

Sevilla takes 2-0 lead against Valencia in Europa

SEVILLE, Spain ? Stephane Mbia and Carlos Bacca scored within four minutes of each other as Sevilla beat Valencia 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League semifinal on Thursday.

With his back to goal, Mbia backheeled Ivan Rakitic's bouncing free kick over goalkeeper Victor Guaita for the opener after 33 minutes. Mbia appeared to score after receiving in an offside position.

Guaita could do little moments later as Bacca raced free into the area to fire a low shot past the outstretched Valencia 'keeper for 2-0.

Bill would increase penalties for a...

Bill would increase penalties for animal cruelty

BOSTON ? Animal rights activists and a bipartisan group of lawmakers, citing the alleged torture of a dog nicknamed "Puppy Doe," called Thursday for tougher penalties against those convicted of cruelty against animals.

15-year-old boy faces murder charge...

15-year-old boy faces murder charge in Lynn

LYNN, Mass. ? A 15-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in a fatal shooting during a botched robbery in Lynn.

The Essex district attorney's office said Kevin Omar Sanchez of Lynn was arraigned Thursday in Lynn District Court. Sanchez is charged as an adult in the April 16 death of 18-year-old Amoy Blake. Sanchez is held without bail.

US proposes pay-for-priority Intern...

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

LOS ANGELES ? The nation's top telecoms regulator is proposing to allow a pay-for-priority fast lane on the Internet for movies, music and other services to get to people's homes.

The proposed rules come after a federal appeals court struck down previous "net neutrality" rules designed to prevent Internet access providers such as Comcast from discriminating against certain traffic flowing to their customers.

Boston Channel

Neighbor: Police called to home man...

Neighbor: Police called to home many times before baby's death

In the weeks before a 4-week old Grafton baby girl died, police were called to the home a half-dozen times, a neighbor tells NewsCenter 5.
Tree crashes into sleeping girl's b...

Tree crashes into sleeping girl's bedroom

High winds brought down power lines and trees Thursday morning, causing significant damage in at least three incidents.
Determined high school student runs...

Determined high school student runs marathon on crutches

Newton North senior Nick Norwitz had his heart and mind set on running this year's Boston Marathon for nearly a year.
Crews extinguish 3-alarm fire at ap...

Crews extinguish 3-alarm fire at apartment building

A three-alarm fire is extinguished at a Worcester apartment building Thursday afternoon.
Michelle Obama gets resume from gir...

Michelle Obama gets resume from girl with jobless dad

 Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years.
Yankees pitcher suspended 10 games ...

Yankees pitcher suspended 10 games for 'foreign substance'

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended for 10 games for possessing a foreign substance during the game against the Red Sox Wednesday night. 
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