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Prosecutors will seek to charge North Adams man in death of wife

Prosecutors will seek a murder indictment against a North Adams man who served prison time for child rape, after his wife died Sunday from injuries he allegedly inflicted on her over the summer, authorities said Thursday.

Federal authorities make arrests in Latin Kings gang crackdown in Mass.

US Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office confirmed the arrest of dozens of Latin Kings members and associates, including East Coast and Mass. leadership.

Another morning of delays on the MBTA Orange Line

Passengers on the MBTA Orange Line experienced more delays Thursday morning due to mechanical problems.

A list of what carries the Sackler name (and what doesn’t anymore)

The Sackler family has its name on buildings throughout New England and across the world — or at least it used to.

1 hurt in Peabody apartment building blaze

One person was flown to a Boston hospital after they were burned in a one-alarm fire at a Peabody apartment building, fire officials said.

Beats the Orange Line: Deer spotted swimming near MBTA ferry

Passengers on an early morning ferry from Hingham to Boston watched as the forest creature tried to make its way to land.

MIT says new instrument is allowing it to pick up more gravitational wave signals

Researchers at MIT say a new instrument is allowing the detection of more gravitational wave signals at the groundbreaking Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory.


Obamas reportedly buy Martha’s Vineyard waterfront estate for $11.75 million

The Edgartown mansion formerly owned by Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck sold for $11.75 million, according to land records.

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Hardiest hikers, campers don’t come in from the cold

“Must-have gear” includes clothing and a sleeping bag with sufficient insulation, a rugged tent that can withstands high winds, and equipment to make food and water.


Avon’s Maggie Hoffman has a new field: studying chimps in Uganda

The former Globe Foundation/Phelps scholar and Tufts softball standout is now working as a primatologist.

Battle over land in Waltham heads to mediation

Waltham and the Trustees of the Stigmatine Fathers will seek a mediated settlement of a legal dispute that stands in the way of the city’s efforts to build a new high school.

Quincy College gets a new interim president

Daniel Asquino took over as Quincy College’s new interim president on Nov. 18 — the latest in a series of temporary heads for the two-year, city-affiliated school.

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