AMERICAN RED CROSS

Officer Dic Donohue and bombings survivor Heather Abbott. (Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ)

American Red Cross Hosts ‘Watertown Strong’ Blood Drive

Officer Dic Donohue was in attendance at a blood drive being held in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/11/2015

People donate blood to the American Red Cross. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Red Cross: Harsh Winter Leads To Decreased Blood Donations

Several snowstorms have led to a decrease in collected blood donations this winter, according to the American Red Cross of Massachusetts.

03/06/2015

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Best Ways To Be Disaster-Ready In Boston

Boston sits on a coast that is prone to bad storms. While an occasional tornado or small earthquake have been known to strike, hurricanes and blizzards are clearly the most common.

01/16/2015

Helmet camera footage of a Sturbridge fire (Image credit Sturbridge Fire Department)

Helmet Cam Shows Sturbridge 4-Alarm Fire Up Close

A four-alarm fire in Sturbridge that heavily damaged a home on Tuesday was captured on video by a firefighter’s helmet camera.

12/10/2014

People donate blood to the American Red Cross. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Child Heart Surgery Patient Inspires Surge Of Blood Donors

The American Red Cross credits 8-year-old Jacqueline Rogers of Billerica for helping them collect 700 units of blood at a donation drive Sunday.

01/19/2014

Fire broke out in a Malden home Christmas morning. (WBZ-TV)

Malden Families Displaced By Christmas Day Fire

The American Red Cross is helping some families forced out of their homes by an early morning fire.

12/25/2013

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6 People, 1 Dog Displaced By Haverhill Fire

Six people, including three children, and one puppy were displaced by a fire in Haverhill early Saturday morning.

05/05/2012

Brian Boyle died eight times during his recovery from a horrific car accident.

Man Who Died 8 Times Will Run In His 1st Boston Marathon

Brian Boyle had it all. He was a young, handsome athlete about to start college in 2004. But in a split second, on July 6, 2004, his life was turned upside down.

04/04/2012

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Tropical Storm Irene: Shelters Open Across Massachusetts

The Red Cross has opened several shelters across Massachusetts in anticipation of Hurricane Irene.

08/27/2011

Vehicles are crushed by a collapsed wall at a carpark in Mito city in Ibaraki prefecture on March 11, 2011 after a massive earthquake rocked Japan. massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan on March 11, unleashing a monster 10-metre high tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns. (Photo credit JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Coakley On Japan Donations: Watch Out For Scams

BOSTON (CBS) – Many Massachusetts residents are eager to assist in the international relief effort for Japan. But, Attorney General Martha Coakley is warning people to be careful when donating. The AG’s office says there […]

03/15/2011

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