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Lana Jones

(WBZ-TV Photo)

BC Students’ Global Search Turns Up Lost Pagodas

It was their professor’s idea. During a visit to Shanghai, he heard the story of the pagodas and how they disappeared in 1957.

04/08/2014

Wake for fallen Boston Firefighter Mike Kennedy in West Roxbury. (Photo from Jim Armstrong/WBZ)

Wake Held For Fallen Boston Firefighter Mike Kennedy

Thousands attended the wake for Firefighter Michael Kennedy in West Roxbury.

04/02/2014

A truck crashed into a tree after a chase through Concord. (Photo from Kate Merrill)

Man Arrested After Carjacking Spree, Chase From Newton To Bedford

A wild chase that started in Haverhill has ended with one person in custody.

03/31/2014

The BFD flag raised outside  Boston City Hall, March 28, 2014 (WBZ-TV)

Boston City Hall Ceremony Honors 2 Fallen Firefighters

Mayor Martin Walsh paid tribute to the two fallen firefighters by raising the Boston Fire Department flag at City Hall Plaza.

03/28/2014

Firefighters drape black bunting over the front entrance to Engine 33. (Photo by Bree Sison-WBZ-TV)

Boston Mourns 2 Fallen Firefighters

A makeshift memorial of flowers, candles and condolence notes are now outside the Boylston Street home station of Lt. Edward Walsh and Michael Kennedy, who died in the Back Bay fire Wednesday.

03/27/2014

Justina Pelletier (WBZ-TV)

Judge Awards ‘Permanent’ Custody Of Justina Pelletier To State

The judge in a year-long custody battle over a Connecticut teen has awarded permanent custody to the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.

03/25/2014

Mayor Marty Walsh announces gun buyback. (WBZ-TV)

Mayor Walsh Launches Gun Buyback Program In Boston

Firearms are being accepted anonymously at district police stations and designated sites.

03/24/2014

Lawrence Stead (WBZ-TV Photo)

Retired Cop Claims He Stopped After Mass. Ave. Hit & Run

A retired Cambridge police officer charged in a hit and run crash in Boston says he didn’t realize he had struck a person with his car on Wednesday morning.

03/20/2014

The route for the shortest St. Patrick's Day parade in West Boylston. (Photo by Lana Jones)

West Boylston Pubs Preparing World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

More than 200 participants will march 36 feet from one West Boylston pub to another in a very small St. Patrick’s Day parade.

03/14/2014

A rendering of the proposed Plainville slots parlor complex. (Image courtesy: Plainridge Racecourse-Facebook)

Penn National Breaks Ground On Plainville Slots Parlor

Construction is set to begin in Plainville on the first major gambling facility in Massachusetts.

03/14/2014

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