Jim Smith

A humpback whale spotted off Revere beach (Photo credit Christina DeSimone)

Uncommon Sight: Humpback Whales Spotted By Boaters Close To Boston

Boaters are being asked to watch for whales in the waters off Boston after two recent humpback whale sightings in the area.


Gerald Constantine. (WBZ-TV)

Dorchester Boy Hurt Playing With Fireworks Recovering At Home

Nine-year-old Gerry Constantine is finally back home nearly a week after a terrible fireworks accident left him and a friend seriously injured in Dorchester.


Workers inspect BU Bridge after debris falls onto roadway (Photo from Mike Macklin/WBZ)

Debris Falls From BU Bridge Onto Mass. Pike

Debris falling from the BU Bridge affected the evening commute in Boston.


Forensic artist Christi Andrews (WBZ-TV)

Forensic Artist Hopes Work Helps Identify Girl Found Dead On Deer Island

WBZ-TV spoke exclusively with the woman who created the image of a girl found dead on Deer Island.


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.


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.