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Massachusetts Gas Prices Go Down A Nickel The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dropped a nickel in the past week, to its lowest level in 18 months.
Toyota Recalling 1 Million Hybrids At Risk Of Catching FireToyota is recalling more than 1 million of its hybrid vehicles worldwide over a potential fire risk.
Ford Plans To Sell Only 2 Kinds Of Cars To Americans By 2020Car buyers these days love SUVs. They don't, however, love actual cars like hatchbacks and sedans --as Ford has learned.
Video Shows Customer Nearly Hit By Alleged Drunk Driver In Lawrence StorePolice say a drunk driver crashed into a Lawrence store, missing a customer by just inches.
Video Shows Allegedly Drunk Driver Crashing Into Lawrence 7-Eleven, Injuring CustomerA 31-year-old Lawrence man is accused of driving drunk after he crashed his SUV through a 7-Eleven Sunday morning, injuring a customer inside.
Local Companies Hope Driverless Cars Prove To Be 'Far Safer' On RoadsThree local companies will test-drive automated vehicles with drivers behind the wheel in parts of Boston’s Seaport district and Devens.
Police: Woman Driving Drunk Caused Fatal West Brookfield CrashPolice say a Central Mass. woman who was drunk behind the wheel is to blame for killing another driver.
Stoughton Police Officer Cited In Deadly Canton CrashSergeant Paul Williams was cited in a crash that killed a 74-year-old man in February.
Mayor Walsh Wants To Increase Parking Fines To Reduce Traffic ProblemsBoston Mayor Marty Walsh has a plan to increase parking fines across the city to reduce traffic problems.
Woman Hit By Car Outside Dana Farber, Suffers Life-Threatening InjuriesA female pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car outside the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston Tuesday morning, police said.
Woman Injured When Turkey Strikes Windshield in NortonA 30-year-old Saugus driver was treated at the scene for injuries sustained by flying glass, after the turkey struck her windshield.
RMV Computer Upgrades Cause Major Delays For Young DriversThe RMV computer upgrade is causing major delays for drivers, especially those who need to take their driving test.
Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Will Resume In BostonSelf-driving vehicle testing will resume after it was temporarily suspended in Boston.
4 Teens Arrested For 'Swerving' Bicycles On Worcester RoadsFour boys were arrested for swerving their bicycles in traffic.
Highway Facility Fire Leaves Mass. Town Without Snow Removal TrucksA blaze has destroyed a Massachusetts town's highway department building, leaving the area without trucks for snow removal.
Truck Carrying Live Chickens And Ducks OverturnsConnecticut State Police say a tractor-trailer carrying more than 5,000 live chickens and ducks overturned on Interstate 84.
Firefighters Knock Down Dump Truck Fire Without Leaving StationConcord firefighters didn’t have to go far to knock down flames that broke out in a dump truck.
Teenagers Arrested For Driving Cars Stolen From DealershipTwo teenagers were arrested for driving cars stolen from a Brockton auto dealership early Monday morning.
Top Of Truck Torn Off After Hitting Footbridge On Storrow DriveAn over-height truck had its top torn off when it struck the Mass Ave Bridge during the Tuesday morning commute.
Eversource Proposes Winter Rate IncreaseThe Massachusetts utility Eversource is proposing raising its rates ahead of the winter season.
Swastikas Spray-Painted On Cars At Random In MethuenCars and property were spray-painted with swastikas and crude language in Methuen overnight.
Proposal Would Charge Drivers For Logan Airport Pickups, DropoffsMassport is considering charging drivers who come to Logan Airport to drop off or pick up people at terminals.
Tow Truck Procession Honors Drowning Victim In BostonSix-year-old Brayden Kelly was found unresponsive in a pool on Trenton Street in East Boston on August 17.
Man Fails To Get Gas Station Job, Charged With Trying To Kill WorkersA man who failed to get a job at a New Hampshire gas station is now charged with trying to kill people who work there.
Device Used To Help The Blind Could Help Also Prevent Car CrashesThe new collision warning device is equipped with a camera that can scan 180 degrees and a microcomputer.
Driver In Fatal Multi-Car Crash On I-95 In Reading To Be Arraigned FridayA motorcyclist was killed in the crash, which involved four other cars and shut down all northbound lanes on I-95.
Head-On Crash Shuts Down Sagamore Bridge, 2 HurtMassachusetts State Police said that, in total, four cars and one tractor-trailer were involved in the crash.
Man Driving With Another Car's Bumper Stuck To His Car Arrested For DUIPolice said an officer was directing traffic around a separate crash scene when a man drove by with another car's bumper and license plate stuck to the front of his Jeep.
Police: Speeding Driver Hits Several Cars, Flips In East BridgewaterA driver hit several cars, flipped and landed in the front yard of a home in East Bridgewater Monday morning.
Man Held Without Bail In Crash That Left 12-Year-Old Seriously HurtAn Attleboro man was arraigned Monday on charges he drunkenly struck a 12-year-old girl with his car, leaving her seriously injured.