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Rooftop fire on Beacon Street in Boston. (Viewer photo)

Cigarette Sparked Rooftop Fire At Boston Brownstone

Investigators say the careless disposal of a cigarette sparked a rooftop fire on Beacon Street Monday night.

04/09/2013

A man says snow was dumped on the patio of his condo. (WBZ-TV's Karen Anderson)

Back Bay Man Says Snow Was Dumped Into Backyard During Blizzard

John Gerah is outraged by what he found in the backyard of his Back Bay condo after the storm.

02/14/2013

Red Sox starter John Lackey. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Lackey Sells Back Bay Condo

After a tumultuous first two seasons with the Red Sox, John Lackey is hoping for a fresh start in 2013.

01/15/2013

A New York City subway tunnel flooded after Hurricane Sandy

What If Hurricane Sandy Hit Boston?

Tunnels flooded for days. City streets overrun with water. Could we ever see damage like that in Boston?

11/02/2012

One of several cars "keyed" by the vandals in the Back Bay.

Dozens Of Cars Vandalized In Back Bay

Dozens of cars have been vandalized in one of Boston’s most exclusive neighborhoods.

07/10/2012

Traffic lights were out at about 100 intersections during the blackout.

N-Star Has Explanation For March Blackout In Back Bay

N-Star says the power outage that plunged the Back Bay into darkness in March was caused by mechanical failure. The utility has filed a report on the incident, saying oil from a transformer sparked a fire on a high voltage cable at the Scotia Street substation.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/02/2012

Inside the 29th floor of the Prudential Tower during the power outage Tuesday May 8, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Maria Varmazis-Twitter)

Menino: NStar Showing ‘Complete Arrogance’ With Customer Service

The lights are back on in the Back Bay, but Mayor Tom Menino is still unhappy with NStar.

05/09/2012

Inside the 29th floor of the Prudential Tower during the power outage Tuesday May 8, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Maria Varmazis-Twitter)

Back Bay Hit By Brief But Large Power Outage

A power outage affected parts of Boston’s Back Bay for a short time on Tuesday afternoon.

05/08/2012

No idling

I-Team: Idling Law Rarely Enforced

There is a pretty simple law on the books in Massachusetts which says most vehicles cannot idle for more than five minutes.

05/01/2012

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Menino: NStar Gives Money To Outage Victims

Boston Mayor Tom Menino says NStar’s charitable foundation has donated $10,000 to help low and fixed income people who lost food during a power outage last week.

03/19/2012

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