Jonathan Elias

Red Cross food pantry in Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

Food Pantries Prepare For Increased Demand

The nearly 47-million Americans who rely on food stamps are now dealing with cuts. The 2009 stimulus program that boosted benefits is now over.

11/01/2013

Diesel (WBZ-TV photo)

Dracut Woman Seeks Help For Injured Service Dog

A service dog that provides lifesaving and life changing help to a Dracut woman, needs help himself.

10/14/2013

Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School (WBZ-TV photo)

Lincoln-Sudbury Students Get Moment Of Silence For 9/11 A Day Late

Many students at Lincoln-Sudbury High School were upset that the school did not honor September 11th victims with a moment of silence. Now, they are trying to make sure that never happens again.

09/12/2013

An Electronic Cigarette (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/05/2013

A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Emergency Radio Transmissions From Boston Marathon Bombings Show Quick, Efficient Response

What you hear on the audio is a team stationed near the finish line responding quickly and efficiently to a tragedy.

08/29/2013

Gov. Deval Patrick at Boston's celebration of the "I Have A Dream" 50th anniversary.

Gov. Patrick Marks Anniversary Of King Speech

Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday that the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech in is a time to reflect on both the progress that has been made in bridging the country’s racial divide, and also the challenges that still lie ahead.

08/28/2013

Sean Collier

Tributes Comfort Family Of Slain MIT Officer Sean Collier

On Thursday, the Somerville Police Department will posthumously swear in Officer Sean Collier then retire his badge.

08/21/2013

Hippo statue stolen from Erin Roderick's grave.

Replacement Of Hippo Stolen From Child’s Grave Restores Mom’s Faith

A local mom says Disney’s work to replace a Hyacinth hippo stolen from her daughter’s grave has “restored her faith.”

08/02/2013

Comic Con Boston was held on Wednesday, July 31. (Credit: WBZ-TV's Ken Tucci)

Costume Contest Kicks Off Boston Comic Con

It was a people watchers parade of super heroes, villains and video game characters, all of them getting excited about this weekend’s Comic Con in Boston.

07/31/2013

Pope Francis addresses the crowd on the balcony of St Peter's Basilica's after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo credit FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Leaders React To Pope Francis’ Statements On Gay Priests

In a significant break with the past, Pope Francis appears to be reaching out to the gay community.

07/29/2013

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