Lana Jones

Boston 2024. (WBZ-TV)

Boston’s 2024 Olympic Bid Dropped By USOC

The U.S. Olympic Committee has dropped Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Gov. Charlie Baker addresses the media as Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, right, looks on, during a press conference to announce Boston as the U.S. applicant city to host the 2024 Olympics on January 9. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images for the USOC)

USOC Wants Baker’s Position On Boston 2024 Olympics Bid

A person familiar with the bid says the U.S. Olympic Committee has given Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker until the end of the day Friday to declare whether he supports the movement to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston.


"Go Set A Watchman" on sale in Millbury (Photo credit Lana Jones/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

‘Go Set A Watchman” Novel By Harper Lee Hits Shelves

Pre-orders have already made “Go Set a Watchman” one of the year’s top books.


Tajanetta Downing in court on July 9, 2015 (WBZ)

‘Ghostbusters’ Crew Helps Cops Find Suspect Accused Of Violently Shoving Elderly Woman

A woman died after she was pushed to the ground in Boston’s Chinatown, police say.


Boynton Park in Worcester (WBZ-TV)

Worcester’s Boynton Park Is Ground Zero For Dog Walking Dispute

Dog walkers say a park ranger got heavy-handed while enforcing a no dogs allowed ordinance.


(Photo credit: Peter Maher)

Family Posts Desperate Plea For Kidney Donation On Their Car

An Auburn family is getting creative in their desperate search for a kidney donor.


Buckley was shot outside this home on Thayer Street in Brockton. (WBZ-TV)

Brockton Police Fatally Shoot Man Armed With BB Guns

A 45-year-old Brockton man was shot and killed by police early Thursday morning, officials said.


Southbridge Middle/High School (WBZ)

School’s Focus On Students As Teacher Faces Child Porn Charges

Scott Peeler, a teacher at Southbridge Middle School, was arrested on child pornography charges.


The Southie deer on the loose. (Image credit @RealSlimSweeney)

Southie Deer Caught After Running Wild Through Boston Streets

A deer that went on a two-day romp through South Boston has been caught.


Whitey Bulger as he was arrested by the FBI, June 22, 2011. (Photo courtesy: 60 Minutes-CBS News)

Whitey Bulger To Students: Crime Doesn’t Pay

Bulger is handing out some sage advice to a group of local teenagers who profiled him for a history project.