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Patricia Schmiedeknecht of Rhode Island said she suffered significantly as a result of contaminated steroids from NECC. (WBZ-TV)

Mixed Emotions For Meningitis Victims Following NECC Arrests

Several victims said Wednesday’s arrests are just the next step in a lengthy process after the New England Compounding Center, which allegedly distributed contaminated steroids.

9 hours ago

Protesters staged a die-in upon reaching a police barricade. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Protests Cost More Than $2M In Police Overtime

Protesters in Boston have been peaceful but have tried to shut down major highways.

12/15/2014

Protesters march through Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Of Protesters March Through Somerville, Cambridge

It was a second night of protests as hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets of Somerville and Cambridge.

12/05/2014

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Brookline Police Report Spike In Package Thefts

Thefts of packages right off doorsteps are spiking and police in many cities and towns are urging consumers to better protect themselves.

12/01/2014

The Ferguson poster displayed at an elementary school in Charlestown sparked controversy. (WBZ-TV)

Controversial Ferguson Protest Poster Removed From Elementary School In Charlestown

A Charlestown elementary student’s art poster referencing the protests in Ferguson, Mo., has been removed from display after some expressed that it sends the wrong message.

11/26/2014

Shoppers flocked to grocery stores with a storm coming in the day before Thanksgiving. (WBZ-TV)

Storm Forces Thanksgiving Shoppers To Get Early Start

It’s the perfect recipe: Start with Thanksgiving and throw in a winter storm.

11/25/2014

Some celebrated the president's immigration actions (WBZ-TV)

Mixed Feelings For Immigration Executive Actions In Boston

There is mixed reaction in the Boston area to the President’s executive order on immigration, some feeling relief from deportation and other undocumented citizens saying they were left out.

WBZ-TV–11/21/2014

Gillian Reny (Photo courtesy Boston Globe)

Marathon Survivor Gillian Reny ‘Stepping Strong’ To Help Others Recover

Gillian Reny nearly lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Her mission now is to help doctors find new and even better ways to help others recover from similar devastating injuries.

11/20/2014

(Photo Credit: @AlertNewEngland/Twitter)

Driver In Horrific Arborway Car Crash Withdraws Guilty Plea

The teen driver involved in a Sept. 2013 crash in Jamaica Plain that injured three passengers and the driver of the other car paralyzed pleaded guilty Friday despite saying he did not remember the crash.

11/14/2014

Road salt (WBZ-TV)

Price Of Road Salt Increasing With Winter Weather Approaching

For the 300,000 tons of salt the state budgets for, it’s facing a 36 percent increase in cost this winter.

11/13/2014

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