Local News

Witness 'Heard A Scream' From Billerica Toddler Trapped Under SUVInvestigators say the little boy appears to be OK and may be released from the hospital sometime Friday.
Boston Uses Dry Ice To Kill RatsThe city of Boston is now using dry ice to reduce the rodent population.
Family Seeks Answers After Elderly Cancer Patient Stabbed In RoxburyThe family of a 75-year-old Roxbury man wants answers about who attacked him as he walked home from the corner store after buying scratch tickets.
Boston Takes Step Toward Allowing BYOB At Some RestaurantsIf you're a fan of BYOB, Boston took another step toward bringing that plan to fruition.
Two Teens Arrested After Stolen Car Hits Vehicles On Storrow DriveTwo people are in custody after a stolen car crashed into four vehicles on Storrow Drive late Friday morning, according to State Police.
New Program In Boston Helps Post-9/11 Veterans Suffering With PTSD, Other InjuriesU.S. soldiers from post-9/11 conflicts now have a place to go to get help for their injuries and that place is in Boston.

Health

Working Longer May Mean Living Longer, Study SaysRetiring at age 65 may not be the healthiest thing for you, according to a new study.
New Test Diagnoses Cancer Faster, Offers Patients Better TreatmentThe test has been used for the past eighteen months at two Boston hospitals.
Could Marijuana Help Treat Painkiller And Heroin Addiction?The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates.
Babies Who Eat Rice Cereal Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study FindsRice cereal and other rice products are common first foods for babies.
Report Says Bacon, Alcohol Can Cause Stomach CancerThe analysis by the World Cancer Research Fund looks at the latest scientific research on diet and possible connections to stomach cancer.
NH Hospitals Struggle To Treat Opioid-Addicted BabiesHospitals across the state are stressed by the growing need for neonatal drug addiction treatment.

Politics

Keller @ Large: Gaming Commission's Bad Decision Hurts BrocktonJon has a question for the state Gaming Commission - what on earth do they think they’re doing?
Keller @ Large: Casual Sexism Won't Help TrumpDid Donald Trump shoot himself in the foot with his dismissal of Hillary Clinton as having "nothing going on" except her gender?
Keller @ Large: Who Do You Trust?Without trust, how can you have confidence in someone, or even take them seriously?
Keller @ Large: What The Primaries Told UsIt seems as good a time as any to reflect on what message the two parties are sending with their choices.
Trump Pulls Off Clean Sweep Of 5 Northeast PrimariesDonald Trump swept all five Republican primaries Tuesday. Hillary Clinton was dominant in Democratic contests in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Keller @ Large: Who Won't Be Vice PresidentHere are some people who almost surely will NOT be on the ticket come November.

Business

Kids & Cash: Credit CardsCredit cards alone are problematic, now combine that with being a kid and it spells disaster.
Kids & Cash: Teach Children To Save Day!April is Financial Literacy Month and The American Bankers Association is sponsoring a “Teach Children to Save Day” tomorrow, April 29th.
Ford Recalls 202,000 Pickups, SUVs, Cars To Fix TransmissionsFord is recalling nearly 202,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars in North America because the automatic transmissions can suddenly downshift to first gear.

CBS Boston Blogs

Split Decision WeekendOur weather stays quiet for now...but the weekend features changes. I'll let you know which day is the weekend pick in today's "Beyond The Forecast".
Roche: So Far, So Good For 2016 Red Sox ... With Room To ImproveDan Roche says the early pessimism around the Red Sox might have been premature.
Jay Talking Travel: Romanian Train Walk-through.Bradley Jay shoots a walk-through on a moving Romanian train traveling between Sibiu and Timisoara in Transylvania.

Education

New Federal Website For Student Loan RepaymentsThe U.S. Department of Education has launched a new website for student loan borrowers.
2 More Boston Schools Found To Have Unsafe Levels Of Lead In Drinking WaterDrinking fountains at the Boston Latin Academy in Roxbury and the Murphy School in Dorchester have been found to contain high levels of lead.
Mass. To Offer Tuition Rebates For Community College, State University StudentsMassachusetts plans to offer tuition rebates to full-time, qualifying students who begin their studies at a community college and go on to earn a bachelor's degree at a state university.

Consumer

How Accurate Are Coin Counting Machines?WBZ NewsRadio 1030 put four local coin counting machines to the test.
Dunkin' Donuts Delivery Service Coming To BostonSoon you’ll be able to satisfy your Dunkin’ craving without ever leaving the house.
Dunkin' Donuts Targets Starbucks By Going After Espresso DrinkersDunkin' even revamped its menu boards during the first quarter to clearly list options like smoothies, lattes and Coolattas.

Entertainment

Will Ferrell Pulls Out Of Reagan 'Dementia Comedy' That Drew Ire Of Gov. BakerActor Will Ferrell has reportedly backed out of film that would have seen him portray former President Ronald Reagan in what was being called a “dementia comedy,” a project that drew the ire of Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and others.
Investigators Look At Overdose In Prince DeathInvestigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis.
CBS Renews Entire Daytime Lineup For 2016-17 SeasonNetwork’s top-rated lineup of “Let’s Make a Deal,” “The Price is Right,” “The Young and the Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Talk” all set to return.

CBS National News

Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal
Texas schools spending tens of millions on football stadiums
Doctor accused of swapping prescriptions for sex
Senate confirms first woman for warfighting command
Woman who survived lightning strike feels lucky to be alive
8 children rescued from San Antonio home

CBS World News

Video shows family getting attacked in Thailand
Obamas start Twitter war with British royals
Pentagon announces punishments in deadly hospital attack
Fighting rages in Aleppo
Talk of new Syria truce as old one disintegrates
Turkey's sectarian rift sparks brawl in parliament

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