Doug Cope

420x316 grad cope1 Doug CopeDoug Cope is a reporter/anchor at WBZ, and host of the daily feature “The Parent Report”, which reports on issues involving children and parenting.

Doug has both a broadcasting and public affairs background, having served eight years in state government, most recently as Public Affairs Director for the State Highway Department. Doug worked in similar capacities at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, and the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Before entering state service, Doug was a News Director/ Reporter at several radio stations in New England, including WHDH in Boston, WHYN in Springfield, MA, WJBQ in Portland, ME, and WHEB in Portsmouth, NH.

Doug lives on the South Shore with his wife and two children.

A pair of sneakers were still at the scene of the hit-and-run in Revere Monday morning.

Driver Accused Of Covering Up Evidence After Hit And Run Crash

Jon Ravida of East boston is accused of running down 22-year-old Sotheny Pen of Revere on Route 1A.


6-Year-Old Billerica Girl Sells Her Toys For Cancer Research

A 6-year-old girl from Billerica wanted to make a difference, so she decided to sell her toys to raise money for cancer research.


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Late Salem Woman Leaves $160,000 For City

A retired Salem nurse who passed away two years ago is continuing to help her community.


Couple Arrested After Post-Wedding Fight In Danvers

It was supposed to be a nice sendoff for the bride and groom, but a wedding reception ended with a brawl in the parking lot.


The van hit the truck at the corner of Highland Street and Lockwood Road.

Special Needs Van Driver Charged With OUI In Newton Crash, 13 Hurt

13 people were hurt when a van carrying special needs adults rear-ended a garbage truck in West Newton Monday morning.


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Haverhill Police Seek Public’s Help To Solve Arson Fires

Arson Watch Reward program offers up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.


Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Freshman State Rep. Wants To Eliminate Per Diems

Freshman State Rep. Ryan Fattman says it’s not fair lawmakers are paid for driving to work.


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Smartphone Could Cost You When Traveling Abroad

You may be out of the country, but your phone is still racking up roaming charges.


Thieves took at least 18 of these markers from the Mount Vernon Cemetery.

Coakley Wants Laws To Track Scrap Metal Sales

Stealing metal such as copper or brass from abandoned houses has become big business.


The car went out of control and ended up in this driveway at West Elm and Revere Streets. (photo by Doug Cope)

Man Killed In Shooting, Car Fire In Brockton

One man is dead following a shooting and a car fire in Brockton overnight.