For the first time in more than 120 years, hunters were allowed to shoot deer in the Blue Hills Reservation.
State police made a traffic stop in Taunton and found a stash of illegal items.
The panel overseeing the Boston-area transit system has outlined a series of potential steps to plug a growing budget gap.
A man was arrested for an alleged DWI after a two-vehicle accident that killed one person in Manchester.
Boston police are investigating a shooting near several schools on Malcolm X Boulevard in Roxbury.
Prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his math teacher.
Three schools were put in “safe mode” following a shooting in Roxbury Monday afternoon.
The man accused of a deadly shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was told Monday that he will be charged with first-degree murder.
Police have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly pointing a pellet gun at a couple as they were driving through Quincy.
A man was arrested after police said they found an arsenal of weapons and ammunition at his house in Leicester.
The National Hockey League is planning a 2-day fan festival surrounding the Winter Classic game being played at Gillette Stadium on New Year's Day.
Anybody with information on the whereabouts of the guns should call the FBI at 617-742-5533.
ST. LOUIS ? Free agent catcher Brayan Pena has agreed to a $5 million, two-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, where he will be the backup for All-Star Yadier Molina.
The 33-year-old switch-hitter receives $2.5 million in each of the next two seasons.
Pena led Reds catchers with 86 games last season while batting .273 with a career-best .344 on-base percentage. His led the NL with a .999 fielding percentage, making one error in 715 chances.
CHICAGO ? The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and the online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local):
A 21-year-old black man has made an initial appearance in federal court on allegations that he threatened to kill 16 white male students or staff at the University of Chicago in response to the killing of a black teenager by a white city police officer.
DETROIT ? Free agent pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has finalized a $110 million, five-year contract with the Detroit Tigers.
Zimmermann gets $18 million in each of the next two seasons, $24 million in 2018 and $25 million in each of the final two years. As part of the agreement announced Monday, he has a full-no trade provision through 2018, then can be dealt to 10 teams without his permission during 2019-20.
The 29-year-old right-hander went 13-10 with a 3.66 ERA last season for Washington, striking out 164 with 39 walks. The previous year, he went 14-5 with a 2.66 ERA.
LACONIA, N.H. ? Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that radical jihadists are using the Syrian refugee crisis as cover to send terrorists to the West and that it's impossible for the United States to vet some migrants from the region.
"They are trying to exploit the refugee crisis out in the Middle East to insert fighters into foreign counties," Rubio told a New Hampshire audience in response to a voter who said Americans are concerned with immigration from a national security perspective. "We can't ignore that."
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ? The man accused of a deadly shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was told Monday that he will be charged with first-degree murder in the killing of three people, including a police officer, during the standoff at the facility.
Speaking in a raspy voice, white-bearded suspect Robert Lewis Dear appeared via a video hookup from El Paso County Jail, where he has been held since surrendering to police after the five-hour siege on Friday.