Karen Twomey

Alyce Yout. (Photo credit: Karen Twomey/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Woman With Rare Lung Disease To Bike In Cape Cod Race

A 70-year-old Rockland woman afflicted by a rare lung disease is giving her all, riding her bike to find a cure for herself and others.


Flowers. (WBZ-TV)

Law Prevents Braintree Family From Arranging Former Foster Child’s Funeral

A Braintree foster family, which has cared for more than 100 children, has found themselves dealing with a legal loophole that is making it difficult for them to arrange a funeral for one of their former foster kids.


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New Boston Superintendent Rethinking Ban On Student Cell Phone Use In Schools

“Cell phones must remain off and hidden during school,” the current policy reads.


Avalena Conway-Coxon. (Family Photo)

Three DCF Workers Assigned To Auburn Foster Home Were Unlicensed

Officials say state child welfare workers visited the Auburn foster home of a 2-year-old girl three days before her death, but did not disclose the reason for the visit or what was found.


The Boston Police Teen Academy. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Police Teen Academy Brings Kids, Officers Together

“I’m just here now. I’m here this year to show people that the police are not all bad,” said acdemy graduate David Bello, Jr.


Three people were shot in Mattapan Wednesday night. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Shootings Leave 3 Dead, 2 Injured

Two separate shootings in Boston Wednesday night killed three men and injured two others, authorities said.


Joseph Parker (Photo credit Revere police)

Wakefield Man Charged With Assaulting 7 Revere Police Officers

A Revere police officer working a construction detail was punched and knocked out during a bizarre sequence of events.


Bruna Gomes. (Image Credit: Yarmouth Police Department)

Mom Who Triggered Amber Alert Held On $25,000 Bail

A 32-year-old mother was ordered held on $25,000 cash bail after she allegedly took both of her children from the children’s father’s Abington apartment on Thursday, triggering an Amber Alert.


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Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Set For August 15

Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday signed a law that will suspend the 6.25 percent sales tax for the weekend of Aug. 15-16.


Dearborn School in Roxbury (WBZ)

Historic Roxbury School Approved For Demolition

The battle over whether or not to demolish a historic school in Roxbury has finally reached the end.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/03/2015