General Manager Steve Poftak said he believed the system is safe but wants a third party investigation.
Web Extra: Superior Court Justice Shannon FrisonWBZ-TV's Anaridis Rodriguez speaks with Superior Court Justice Shannon Frison about the lack of diversity among judges in Massachusetts.
Harvard Study: Plant-Based Diet Might Help Prevent Type 2 DiabetesSticking to a plant-based diet could help lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, a new paper suggests. Katie Johnston reports.
Hot Air Balloon Lands By Highway In ReadingIt was an unexpected sight for morning commuters – a hot air balloon landed by the highway in Reading Monday
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse Is Now Running For CongressA Massachusetts mayor first elected at age 22 has announced a primary challenge to the longest-serving member of the state’s congressional delegation and a one of the most powerful members of the House. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse on Monday said he is running against Democrat Richard Neal because Neal has been “absent, unaccountable, and unavailable” and “largely silent on the issues that matter most.” Katie Johnston reports
WBZ Evening News Update For July 19Excessive Heat Warnings; Video Shows Red Line Train Derailment; 11 Firefighters Exposed To Toxic Fumes In Boston; Divers Find Warship Off Coast Of Maine.
Surveillance Video Shows Red Line Derailment In DorchesterVideo shows the moment a Red Line train derailed and damaged a signal building in Dorchester.
Baby Humpback Whale Leaps Out Of Water Near Cape Cod CanalTwo friends fishing had an unforgettable experience Friday morning – witnessing a baby humpback whale jump out of the water. Curtis Silva reports
Cleaning Supplies Cause 'Noxious Fumes,' Hazmat Response At South End Rooming HouseThe Boston Fire Department responded to a Level 3 Hazmat situation in the South End at approximately noon on Friday for a mixture of cleaning supplies. Curtis Silva reports.
More Than 50 Cats Rescued From Bedford, NH Home In ‘Distressing Conditions’Dozens of cats will be looking for new homes after being rescued from “distressing conditions” in Bedford, New Hampshire. Curtis Silva reports.
Marshfield Man Faces Multiple Charges After He Threatened To Kill Brother, Police SayA Marshfield man is facing multiple charges after allegedly threatening to kill his brother after a fight about a bathroom. Curtis Silva reports.
Hampton, NH Sees 82% Increase In DWIs; Police To Ramp Up EnforcementThe number of drunk driving incidents in Hampton, New Hampshire has skyrocketed and police say businesses that over-serve customers are to blame. Curtis Silva reports.
Patrol Boat Escorts Humpback Whale Through Cape Cod CanalA patrol boat has helped escort a humpback whale swimming through the Cape Cod Canal. Curtis Silva reports.
This Week On Centro: Update On Latest Immigration IssuesImmigration continues to be one of the hottest topics of debate. WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Joel Rivera of the MIRA Coalition.
What A Week: President Trump vs. ‘The Squad’; Mayor Calls Out MBTAPresident Trump vs. ‘The Squad’; Impeachment Tabled In The House; Mayor Walsh Calls Out MBTA. Chris McKinnon and Jon Keller look back at the biggest political developments this week.
No One Wants The Middle Seat On Airplanes. This Design Could Change ThatIt is a truth universally acknowledged that middle seats on airplanes are the worst. Curtis Silva reports.
WBZ Afternoon Forecast For July 18Eric Fisher has your latest forecast.
Massachusetts Says Transgender Soldiers Welcome In National GuardGov. Charlie Baker’s administration says transgender soldiers remain welcome in the Massachusetts National Guard, despite President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military. Curtis Silva reports.
Kitten Sealed In A Box And Abandoned On The Side Of The Road Has Police Looking For CulpritA kitten is suffering no ill effects after being abandoned on the side of Hawthorne Street in Malden on Wednesday. Curtis Silva reports.
Police Investigating After Photo Of Dog Riding On Tow Truck Sparks OutrageA photo of a dog on a moving tow truck flatbed has sparked outrage on social media, and a police investigation is underway. Curtis Silva reports.
Elizabeth Warren’s New Plan Targets Wall Street And Private Equity ‘Vampires’Elizabeth Warren pivoted her presidential campaign on Thursday to the issue that made the Massachusetts senator a hero of the progressive left long before she was first elected in 2012: Reining in Wall Street. Curtis Silva reports.
New Hampshire Now Requires Schools To Stock Free Menstrual Products In BathroomsNew Hampshire middle and high schools are now required to provide free feminine hygiene products to students. Katie Johnston reports.
Kohl’s Hiring Early For Back-To-School, Holiday Seasons Across 500 StoresKohl’s is launching an early wave of hires for the back-to-school through the holiday season across 500 stores, nearly double the number with early hiring positions compared with last year. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: Celebrating 5 Years Of The Ice Bucket ChallengeAn event on Copley Plaza Monday recognized five years of the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Web Extra: Robert Kraft Surprises Jarheads With $100,000 Donation In Honor Of 7 Motorcyclists Killed In CrashPatriots owner Robert Kraft made an appearance at a fundraiser outside Gillette Stadium, and had a surprise for those in attendance.
Centro In Spanish: Dominican Festival of RI 2019More than 30,000 people are expected to attend! WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Huascar Beato, Vice President of Quisqueya In Action, the non-profit organization coordinating this great event.
Web Extra: Mayor Pete Buttigieg On Mass. Ties, 2020 CampaignWBZ's Lisa Hughes spoke with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg about his run for the White House.
Gerry Callahan Leaving WEEI After 2 Decades, Tweets ‘Sometimes The Bad Guys Win’WEEI morning drive host Gerry Callahan has left the radio station after more than two decades on its airwaves. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: Worcester DA, Fitchburg Police Discuss 2 ShootingsOne person was killed and another person was injured in two shootings in Fitchburg Thursday night.
Raw Video: Clouds Creep Up, Surround Boston SkyscrapersWatch as clouds surround the Prudential building and the old Hancock Tower at 200 Clarendon Street in Boston Friday morning.