Jim Smith

Gardner Fire Chief Richard Ares (WBZ-TV)

Gardner Fire Chief Recovering From Fall That Fractured Spine

Gardner Fire Chief Richard Ares was badly hurt while battling a blaze in Templeton.

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A fire broke out at a Northbridge home on Sunday. (Photo credit: Kayla Leclerc)

21 Displaced By Northbridge Apartment Building Fire

The fire heavily damaged the six-unit building, and left 21 people without a place to live including seven children.


A plane crashed into a Plainvile home (Courtesy: The Sun Chronicle)

3 Killed When Plane Crashes Into Plainville Home

All three passengers on board a small plane that crashed into a Plainville home were killed,


Patricia Murphy leaves flowers at the site where a four-year-old girl's body was found at Deer Island on Thursday. (WBZ-TV)

Deer Island Visitors Leave Flowers At Site Where Young Girl’s Body Found

Somber visitors to Deer Island have been leaving flowers at the site where a four-year-old girl’s body was found on Thursday.


File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

14-Month-Old Boy ‘Suffered Medical Condition’ At Waltham Pool

The boy was breathing and conscious when rescuers arrived at the Windsor Village Apartments.


Divan Silva is honored by Boston police (WBZ-TV)

Boy Shot While Riding Bike In Dorchester Made Honorary Police Officer

Divan Silva ,7, is being honored for pulling through.


Boston police are investigating at least one stabbing in Allston on Saturday night. (WBZ-TV)

Person Injured In Allston Stabbing

At least one person was seriously hurt in a stabbing on an Allston street on Saturday night.


Dozens came together at a peace vigil for the Charleston shooting victims held at a small historic Baptist church in West Medford on Saturday. (WBZ-TV)

Medford Church Hosts Peace Vigil For Charleston Shooting Victims

A peace vigil for the Charleston, South Carolina shooting victims was held at a small historic Baptist church in West Medford on Saturday WBZ-TV’s Jim Smith reports.


Courtesy: Wayland Police Department

Police Seek Suspect In Wayland Home Invasion

Wayland residents are on alert tonight following a report of a home invasion Sunday night.


A plane crashed on Sunday in North Hampton, New Hampshire. (Photo by Jim Smith/WBZ-TV)

Small Plane Crash Injures 2 Near Hampton, NH Airfield

The densely wooded section of the woods where the plane crashed helped the two on board survive, firefighters said.