Karen Twomey

Martin Richard. (Family photo)

Bridgewater State University To Rename Institute After Martin Richard

Bridgewater State University is naming its Institute for Social Justice after the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing.

06/17/2015

A second bottle bomb found in Duxbury (Photo credit Duxbury Fire Department)

Duxbury Police: Mailbox Bottle Bombs Appear To Be Teenage Prank

Police say two bottle bombs found in Duxbury mailboxes on Sunday appear to be part of a youth prank.

06/15/2015

Brock Fleming. (Photo credit: Salem, Mass. Police)

Salem Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man In Buttocks

Salem Police say one of their officers shot a man who was armed with a knife early Tuesday morning.

06/09/2015

Usaama Rahim was shot and killed by the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Roslindale, June 2, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Source: Boston Man Killed By Officers Was Under Investigation For Police Threats

A man under surveillance by the joint terrorism task force was shot and killed by law enforcement officers in Roslindale Tuesday morning.

06/02/2015

Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Senate President Weighs Nonbinding 2016 Marijuana Question

State Senate President Stan Rosenberg says lawmakers should consider putting a nonbinding question on the 2016 ballot asking voters if they would support legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.

06/01/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Boston Mayor Willing To Lead Charge Against Legalized Marijuana

Supporters of legalized marijuana are working to put the issue on the ballot for voters to decide in 2016.

06/01/2015

Ven. Thich Thien Hue is hosting a four-ton Jade Buddha for Universal Peace in Abington. (Karen Twomey/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

4-Ton Buddha Statue On Display In Abington

It has traveled all over the world, but for the next four weeks a giant Buddha statue will call Abington home.

05/28/2015

A sign reminding Brockton residents to boil their water. (WBZ-TV)

Brockton Water Back On, But Boil Order Remains

Water is flowing again but a boil order remains in effect after a massive water main break left Brockton and Whitman without water.

05/28/2015

A Fung Wah bus in 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Fung Wah Unable To Reclaim Boston Location, Likely Ending Operation

Discount bus company Fung Wah was unable to reclaim its Boston location, likely meaning the end of the company’s operation, a spokesman for the company said.

05/26/2015

(Photo credit: Karen Twomey-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Working Homeless On Path To Self-Sufficiency

About a quarter of all homeless people in Boston shelters are working and many more want a job.

05/22/2015

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