The family of the illegal immigrant accused of dragging a Milford man to his death last summer will be questioned by authorities.
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 ? Bourne High School is on lockdown right now. There is a heavy police presence right across the street from where the school buses park.
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.
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.
ROCKPORT - Police dogs have searched a Rockport, Mass., beach where a toddler disappeared, after a citizen's dog reacted to stimuli there.
NEW YORK ? The New York Rangers are avoiding salary arbitration with forward Mats Zuccarello, agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent on a one-year, $3.5 million contract.
The deal was announced Tuesday night, three days before the sides were scheduled to go to arbitration.
The 26-year-old Zuccarello had career highs of 19 goals and 40 assists in 77 games last season to lead the team in points.
In the playoffs, Zuccarello had five goals and eight assists in 25 games for the Rangers, who reached the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since 1994.
SEOUL, South Korea ? Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine eased.
Europe markets opened with moderate gains. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.2 percent to 6,806.46 and Germany's DAX added 0.4 percent to 9,771.38. France's CAC 40 also advanced 0.4 percent to 4,386.53.
Futures augured a tentative advance on Wall Street. S&P 500 and Dow Jones futures each inched up 0.1 percent.
FLORENCE, Ariz. ? The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
Joseph Rudolph Wood, 55, was scheduled to be put to death at the state prison in Florence amid new scrutiny nationwide over lethal injections after several controversial executions.
MARBLEHEAD ? Authorities say a 58-year-old Westfield man has died while scuba diving off the coast of Marblehead.
The Essex district attorney's office says the victim was scallop diving off a moored boat with two other people. The operator of the boat notified the harbormaster at about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday that one of the divers had not resurfaced.
The state police dive team recovered the body in 50 to 60 feet of water at about 2:30 p.m.
The man's name was not immediately made public.
BOSTON ? A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher is scheduled to appear in court on unrelated charges that he assaulted a worker at a youth detention facility.
Fifteen-year-old Philip Chism of Danvers is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Suffolk County Juvenile Court.
Chism has been charged with murder in connection with the October death of Danvers High School math teacher Colleen Ritzer.
In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"
Samira Calehr wrapped her arms around her 11-year-old son, who'd been oddly agitated for days, peppering her with questions about death, about his soul, about God. The next morning, she would drop Miguel and his big brother Shaka at the airport so they could catch Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the first leg of their journey to Bali to visit their grandmother.