Peg Rusconi

Hot Air Balloon Makes Emergency Landing Near Mass. TurnpikeA recreational balloon carrying seven people made an emergency landing near the Massachusetts Turnpike in Auburn during rush hour Thursday morning.
Fitchburg Liquor Store Clerk Shot In HeadA liquor store clerk is in grave condition after he was shot in the head outside work Wednesday night.
Mass. Residents Advised To Take Precautions Ahead Of Heat WaveThere is a heat advisory in effect for Boston as temperatures could approach or surpass 100 degrees across the Bay State.
Purple Heart Veteran Attacked Outside NH Sports BarPolice in Portsmouth, New Hampshire have made a second arrest in an attack that left a distinguished veteran seriously injured.
Investigators Return To Logan Airport After Runway CollisionFederal investigators are hoping daylight gives them a better look at two planes damaged in an accident at Boston's Logan International Airport.
Cardinal O'Malley: Archdiocese To Sell Six ChurchesCardinal Sean O'Malley has decided that will allow the Roman Catholic Boston Archdiocese to sell six churches.
Warrior Dash Participants Blaming Rashes On RaceSome runners in this year's Warrior Dash say they developed a rash after the race.
Driver Shot Near School In DorchesterOne person was shot near a school in Dorchester on Thursday.
US Marshals Defend Bulger's Helicopter Ride To CourtWhitey Bulger’s short flight to federal court Thursday was expensive. The US Marshals Service says the helicopter was scheduled to fly either way.
Chiklis Thrilled To Host & Sing At Boston Pops Fireworks SpectacularThis year, the Boston Pops fireworks show is getting a new host: Hollywood star Michael Chiklis. It's a dream come true for the local native.
Boston Police Say Gang Member Shot 4-Year-Old On Dorchester PlaygroundBoston police are blaming the shooting of 4-year-old boy on gang violence. Police Supt. Ed Davis said Tuesday a stray bullet struck the boy while he was at a playground in Dorchester.
Victim's Family Begging For Roxbury Hit-And-Run Driver To Come ForwardThe sisters of a woman critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in Roxbury this past weekend begged the driver to turn himself in on Wednesday.