WBZ Cares: Generations Incorporated Helps Students Improve Their Reading SkillsThis month's organization, Generations Incorporated, helps improve the literacy skills of kids from Kindergarten through 3rd grade by matching them up with older adult volunteers.
Growing Number Of Students Dealing With Hunger, Homelessness At State SchoolsAccording to a survey from 29 state college and university administrators submitted to the state Board of Higher Education, more than a thousand students at state colleges are dealing with food insecurity or homelessness.
WBZ Cares: From Humble Beginnings, Christmas In The City Now Helps ThousandsFor nearly 28 years, Christmas In The City has helped thousands of families in need during the holiday season.
WBZ Cares: Christmas In The City Help Needy Families Have Worry Free DayChristmas In The City's goal is to create a day and atmosphere where children and parents have to worry about anything.
Worker Dies Inside Braintree Water Tank After Equipment FailsA worker from Texas died inside a Braintree water tank Thursday morning after his equipment failed, cutting off the diver’s air supply.
WBZ Cares: Christmas In The City Relies On Volunteers Only"Christmas in the City" uniqueness is that it is entirely run by volunteers and no paid staff.
WBZ Cares: Christmas In The City Aims to Help Homeless Kids In NeedChristmas In The City founders Jake Kennedy and his wife Sparky launched the organization when they thought of other children who are not so lucky.
State Police Search For Taxi In Hit-And-Run Crash That Damaged CruiserState Police are looking for a taxi driver who they say crashed into a trooper’s cruiser in Boston early Tuesday and then took off.
Salem Police Officer Charged With Rape, Held On $10K Bail Prosecutors say there is video surveillance evidence against a Salem police officer arraigned on rape and indecent assault and battery charges Wednesday in Salem District Court.
WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Faces Challenges for the Future As Learn to Cope continues to grow, support group meetings held by each chapter across the state are the backbone of helping people deal with the opioid and addiction crisis.
Mass Pike Electronic Tolling Begins Friday, Expect 'Short-Term Inconvenience'With the switch to all-electronic tolling on the Massachusetts Turnpike set to begin Friday, MassDOT wants drivers to be prepared for a "short-term inconvenience" as the old toll booths are demolished.
WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Support Group Meetings Help FamiliesEvery day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose - 29 from heroin alone. Each of the 25 chapters of "Learn to Cope" in Massachusetts holds a weekly group support meeting, where family members get together to share their addiction challenges, and hear from experienced facilitators.