NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2

Featured

Latest Boston Featured

Michelle Kosilek

Massachusetts Appeals Court To Hear Inmate Sex Change Case

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments from Massachusetts prison officials challenging a court order to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate serving a life sentence for murder.

05/04/2014

Former President George H.W. Bush in March 2012. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Former President Bush Honored With Kennedy Award

Former President George H.W. Bush was honored Sunday with a Kennedy “courage” award for agreeing to raise taxes to confront a spiraling deficit, jeopardizing his presidency that ended after just one term.

05/04/2014

Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new book and the affordable care act were just some of the topics she discussed with Jon Keller on this week’s Keller @ Large.

05/04/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Is $100 Fine Enough For Blocking Fire Hydrant?

Boston firefighters say it was “inexcusable” that a parked BMW was blocking a fire hydrant near the scene of an 8-alarm fire in East Boston Wednesday night.

Firefighters smashed through the driver and passenger windows to feed a hose through. The hose still had a kink in it, so bystanders helped firefighters lift and bounce the car away from the curb.

04/11/2014

Playground in Derry, NH. (WBZ-TV)

Potentially Rabid Fox Attacks Girl On Derry, NH Playground

A rabies scare has Derry, New Hampshire residents on high alert.

04/10/2014

State Department in Washington D.C. (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department Issues Worldwide Caution For US Travelers

The State Department has issued a worldwide caution, saying al-Qaeda wants to kidnap Americans and other westerners in an effort to get ransom money to finance terror plots.

04/10/2014

Scott Brown announces campaign in New Hampshire. (WBZ-TV)

Senate Hopeful Brown: Health Law Erodes Freedom

Hoping to return to Washington by way of New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is using a variation of the state’s “Live Free or Die” motto to argue against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law.

04/10/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Girl Kept Out Of School For Shaving Head

A 9-year-old student in Colorado who shaved her head to support her friend during a battle with cancer will be allowed to go back to school.

The Caprock Academy school board in Grand Junction, Colorado voted 3-1 to let Kamryn Renfro return to class without a week, despite breaking the public charter school’s strict dress code. Board members said administrators were correct to not let her go to class until the school until they were able to vote on a personal exception for her.

03/26/2014

Janice Williams (WBZ-TV)

City Of Boston Trying To Collect 27-Year-Old Excise Tax Bill

A 70-year-old Boston woman got an unpleasant surprise when she tried to renew her driver’s license.

03/25/2014