Rick Hoyt, who became a Boston Marathon fixture with father pushing wheelchair, dies at 61
Hoyt died of complications with his respiratory system, his family announced on Monday.
Taylor Swift ticket snafu leads Massachusetts dad to spend $21,000 for last-minute seats
Tickets for Swift’s Eras Tour have been notoriously hard to get.
Massachusetts lawmakers introduce 'Taylor Swift Bill' to require transparent ticket pricing following debacle
The bill is commonly referred to as the "Taylor Swift Bill," as it came in response to a fiasco late last year.
Man charged in Harvard bomb threats, Bitcoin extortion scheme
A man is accused of phoning in bomb threats to Harvard University and demanding a large amount of Bitcoin in return, federal prosecutors said.
National guardsman in leaked document case wanted to kill a ‘ton of people,’ US says
A judge is deciding if Jack Teixeira should be held in jail until his trial. The Justice Department said in its investigation that Teixeira used his government computer to look up mass shootings and government standoffs.
National guardsman spoke of ‘murder,’ could still possess secrets, US says
Jack Teixeira is accused of distributing highly classified documents about top national security issues on a social media platform. Prosecutors say he kept an arsenal of weapons and talked of “violence and murder."
These are the cities you can earn six figures in and still be broke
A new study found that in 16 of the 100 largest U.S. metros, a family of three earning a $100,000 annual income would spend more on the basics than what they earn. California cities made up half of the list.
Austin woman with Down syndrome runs Boston Marathon
Kayleigh Williamson has run more than 20 half-marathons all over the country and is also the first person with Down syndrome to complete the Austin Marathon.
Boston Marathon 2023: Defending champ Evans Chebet wins, spoils Kipchoge debut
Defending champion Evans Chebet won the Boston Marathon again on Monday with an unofficial 2 hours, 5 minutes, 54 seconds.
Former sanitation worker to earn Harvard Law degree, raises $70K for blue-collar staff
Rehan Staton had a middle-class upbringing. But everything changed when his mother left the family, and his father had to raise two sons on his own.
10 years after the Boston Marathon bombings: A timeline of events
There are no known threats to this year’s Boston Marathon, but on the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attack that killed three spectators, federal, state and city law enforcement leaders said Thursday that they are prepared for anything.
FBI arrests Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Teixeira in probe of classified document leaks
FBI agents arrested Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Douglas Teixeira at a home in North Dighton, Massachusetts, on Thursday in connection with a trove of classified documents that have been leaked online in recent months.
Fire tears through Massachusetts church on Easter Sunday
The fire at a church in Cambridge broke out not long after Easter services, prompting a partial roof collapse, officials said.
Father fleeing crash scene dropped toddler in brook, killing the child: police
A 2-year-old boy found dead in a brook may have been dropped there by his father as he fled the scene of a car crash, police said.
10 kids hospitalized from spicy gum used in TikTok challenge
In the TikTok challenge, people chew the gum and try to blow a bubble despite how hot the gum is. Officials say the gum is equivalent to pepper spray.
Endangered whale spotted swimming with calf in rare footage
The NOAA Fisheries says the critically-endangered species usually travels the New England coast in the spring.
Ana Walshe investigation: Brian Walshe indicted for murder in Massachusetts court
Brian Walshe, the man accused of killing his wife and D.C. realtor Ana Walshe, has officially been indicted in a Massachusetts court.
Tom Hanks to speak at Harvard's 2023 commencement
Hanks, 66, has appeared in almost 100 films. Nominated for an Oscar six times, he won best actor for “Philadelphia" in 1993 and “Forrest Gump" the following year.
Man accused of attacking flight attendant raises questions about security, mental health
A Massachusetts man accused of attacking a flight attendant and attempting to open the plane's emergency door on a cross-country flight has directed attention to passengers with mental health illnesses.
Man finds winning lotto ticket in drawer days before it expires with wife's help
The man forgot about his winning lottery ticket until his wife saw a news story about it and reminded him to look for it.