Ohio Girl's Balloon Message For Late Father Found In NewtonA Newton woman found a balloon message that an Ohio girl released into the sky for her father, who was killed in the line of duty.
America's 5 Largest ZoosA look at five of the largest zoos in America, based upon size, number of animals or attendance.
Sens. Warren, Brown Counter Obama On TradeTwo of the Democratic Party's most vocal opponents of strengthening President Barack Obama's hand in trade deals are taking issue with his recent criticism and are calling on him to make public the draft text of a still incomplete deal with 11 other Pacific rim nations.
Ty Law, Junior Seau Among 26 Semifinalists For 2015 Pro Football Hall Of Fame ClassTy Law and Junior Seau are both in their first year of eligibility.
State Police: Southbridge Child Rape Suspect On Crime Spree Heading Back EastMassachusetts State Police say a Southbridge man wanted for violent crimes in several states is believed to be heading back to the East Coast.
Holliston Bicyclist Killed On Charity Ride In OhioA 21-year-old bicyclist from Holiston was struck and killed in northwest Ohio while riding across the country to raise money to benefit people with multiple sclerosis.
Discovery Of Missing Ohio Women Renews Hope For Melanie Melanson's FamilyMelanie Melanson vanished from Woburn just days before her 15th birthday in 1989.
Opinion: Obama’s Latest Blame-The-Republicans Speech Is Frustratingly Non-ProductiveObama spent his speech blaming the Republican Congress for the nation’s woes and his own inability to accomplish what he knows he hasn’t accomplished.
Local Expert Calls For New Standards After Ohio School ShootingLaura McNeal, a visiting faculty member at Harvard Law School thinks new standards could be instituted at the national level to prevent school shootings.
Onshore Winds Cool Down The WeekendA beauty of a day across New England with high pressure building in behind a backdoor front. This barely noticeable front will push off the coast this afternoon followed by a cooler NE wind for the afternoon. Mostly sunny skies with high clouds today. Highs in the 70's nearing 80 in the west. As winds shift east this afternoon a cooling seabreeze will help to keep temps mostly in the lwr 70's at the coast.
Drowning Risk High For Kids In Portable PoolsA new study finds that in the summer, a child dies every five days from drowning in a portable pool.
Flood Watch Through Tomorrow MorningUpper level winds from the SW are advecting a warm balmy airmass up the east coast. But cooler air is charging back into the eastern half of the country so This warm balmy air is being lifted up, cooled, condenced into steady to heavy rains which are extending from Vermont to the Carolinas today.

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