(File photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lifeguards Rescue Mass. Brothers Swept Out To Sea At Maine Beach

Two brothers from Massachusetts were swimming at the beach in York, Maine, when they were swept to sea.


(Photo credit: Duxbury Fire Department)

DCR Pools, Beaches Open On Time Despite Lifeguard Shortage

Despite a lifeguard shortage threatening to close many state pools and beaches, the Department of Conservation and Recreation opened venues for swimming throughout the state on Saturday.


Greater Lowell YMCA (WBZ-TV)

Lifeguards, Bystanders Credited With Pulling Man From Lowell Pool

Police in Lowell say swift action by two lifeguards and a pair of bystanders saved a man from drowning at the Greater Lowell YMCA pool.


M Street Beach

Mass. State Beaches, Waterfronts To Open Early

A number of state beaches and waterfronts will open early this season due to the hot weather forecast for this week.


McCrehan Pool in Cambridge (WBZ-TV photo)

Cambridge Swimming Pool Closed After Gun Threat

State officials closed a Cambridge swimming pool for the day after they say a patron fought with a lifeguard and threatened gun violence.


Molly Bish was kidnapped and killed in 2000.

Possible Evidence In Molly Bish Killing Sent To Texas For Testing

Possible evidence in the Molly Bish homicide investigation is being sent from the Massachusetts State Police crime lab to a private lab in Texas for forensic testing, authorities said.


Lifeguard Mark O'Leary saved a man at Carson Beach.

Lifeguard Saves Swimmer At Carson Beach

A lifeguard on his last day on the job for the summer saved a man at Carson Beach.