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Karen Twomey

Rowers on Lake Quinsigamond pass by construction on the Burns Bridge in Worcester. (Karen Twomey photo)

Major MassDOT Work Underway On Roads And Bridges Around State

Mass DOT has several hundred projects underway resurfacing, repairing and expanding roads, rotaries, decks and ramps underway.

05/16/2014

Children in Kenya with their new school uniforms. (Photo courtesy:  Tailored for Education)

Boston Non-Profit: Buy School Uniforms For Girls To Honor Kidnapped Students In Nigeria

The kidnapping of at least 276 school girls in Nigeria left many people outraged and feeling helpless, wishing they could do something.

05/15/2014

Some of the cars involved in a multi-vehicle crash on I-495 in Plainville that left one driver dead. (Photo by Sera Congi - WBZ-TV)

Victim: Driver Killed In 7 Car Crash On I-495 Was Going Wrong Way

The driver who died in a crash involving seven cars on Interstate 495 Sunday was identified Monday.

05/12/2014

James Bowen (Taunton Police)

Taunton Police Searching For Level 3 Sex Offender

Police are searching for a Level 3 sex offender who fled when State Police attempted to serve a warrant at his home.

05/06/2014

This was the tweet on Mass.gov's account at 10:17 p.m. April 30, 2014. (Image via Twitter)

Mass.Gov Apologizes For Controversial Sexual Assault Tweet

A state official apologized Thursday for a controversial tweet on the Mass.gov account, nearly 12 hours after the tweet was posted.

05/01/2014

Police released the following sketch of the man they believe abducted a child on Tuesday. (Rockland Police)

Rockland Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Alleged Abduction

Rockland Police have released a sketch of the man they say is wanted for kidnapping a 9-year-old boy, Tuesday afternoon.

04/30/2014

Runners approach the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

BAA: 99% Of Runners Completed ‘Epic’ Boston Marathon

“The one word I have to describe it all – epic,” race director Dave McGillivray told reporters Tuesday at a post-race news conference.

04/22/2014

Josh Wairi (Photo from Facebook)

Cambridge Teacher Charged With Child Porn Also Taught In Somerville

Josh Wairi, 27, of Somerville, previously taught at two Somerville schools and was teaching at a Cambridge school this year. He was arrested at home Thursday.

04/18/2014

Berkeley & Boylston Streets.(Credit: WBZ-TV's Chris Gobeille)

WBZ Reporters Reflect On Bombing, Week That Followed

The Boston Marathon bombings put members of the news media in new and unfamiliar roles last year.

04/17/2014

The fire quickly moved floor to floor up a utility shaft. (WBZ-TV)

6-Alarm Fire Damages Cambridge Apartment Building

A six-alarm fire caused extensive damage to a Cambridge apartment building, but authorities say all the residents escaped unharmed.

04/17/2014

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