New England may not typically be thought of as a prime retirement destination. But according to a new ranking from U.S. News & World Report, some of the best places to retire can be found in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Katie Johnston reports.
Watch: RI High School Football Player Does Flips To Distract Defense Before TouchdownJohnston High School wide receiver Joe Accicardo did 3 flips to distract the Pilgrim High defense before the quarterback rushed in for a touchdown on Thanksgiving Day. (Video credit: WPRI-TV)
Sen. Warren Opposes Jerome Powell's Renomination As Federal Reserve Chair; 'I Will Vote Against Him'Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts said Monday that she won't be supporting President Joe Biden's renomination of Jerome Powell - whom she once called a "dangerous man" - as Federal Reserve chair. Katie Johnston reports.
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81-Year-Old Woman Robbed Outside Holyoke Mall After Being Pushed To GroundAn 81-year-old woman was robbed outside the Holyoke Mall this week after being pushed to the ground by a man. Katie Johnston reports.
Convicted Ex-Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Asks To Push Surrender Date To JanuaryFormer Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, who was found guilty on federal fraud and extortion charges earlier this year, is asking to move his surrender date until after the new year. Katie Johnston reports.
CVS Will Close 900 Stores In The Next 3 YearsCVS announced Thursday it is planning to close about 300 stores per year over the next three years, while increasing its offering of health services. The closures will start in spring of 2022. Katie Johnston reports.
B.A.A. President And CEO Tom Grilk On All Qualifying Athletes Being Accepted For 126th Boston MarathonAll 24,000 applicants for the 2022 Boston Marathon will be accepted, pending verification of their qualifying times, the Boston Athletic Association announced Thursday. B.A.A. President and CEO Tom Grilk discusses the decision with CBSN's Breana Pitts.
Older Phones 'Will Lose Call And Data Functions' With 3G Shutdown; Mass. Residents Told To Plan AheadMassachusetts public safety officials are telling residents to be prepared for the shutdown of 3G cellular networks early next year. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Woman Accidentally Fired Gun While Reaching For Change In Northboro Walmart, Police SayPolice charged a woman after she allegedly fired her gun inside a Northboro Walmart while she reached into her purse for change. Katie Johnston reports.
Boston Snowbound Festival Canceled Over COVID ConcernsThe Boston Snowbound Festival, a winter expo that was scheduled for this weekend, has been canceled due to COVID concerns. Katie Johnston reports.
'It's A Small Town Thing': Loose Cows Evade Littleton PoliceA pair of cows remain on the lam after they were able to evade Littleton Police overnight. Katie Johnston reports.
Journey Coming To Boston On 'Freedom Tour 2022' For Concert With Billy IdolThe TD Garden is getting ready to rock next February. Journey is coming to Boston next year, and the band will be joined by special guest Billy Idol on the "Freedom Tour 2022." Katie Johnston reports.
Miffed Tom Brady Tries To End Press Conference Early, Sticks Around To Answer More Questions After Bucs' LossTom Brady is the most prolific winner in football history. That doesn't happen by accident. Katie Johnston reports.
President Biden To Spend Thanksgiving On Nantucket, Report SaysPresident Joe Biden and his family will resume a tradition of spending Thanksgiving on Nantucket, The Boston Globe reports. Katie Johnston reports.
Ikea Raising Starting Wage; Stoughton Store Will Pay $18 An HourIkea announced this week it is raising starting wages for U.S. employees to $16 an hour, but some stores - including one in Massachusetts - are hiking pay even more. Katie Johnston reports.
14-Year-Old Dog Rescued By Duxbury Firefighters After Trapping Paws In Metal GrateDuxbury firefighters came to the rescue of a 14-year-old dog on Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
Senate Passes Spending Bill With Bonuses Of Up To $2,000 For Massachusetts Essential WorkersMassachusetts is one step closer to giving bonuses of up to $2,000 to essential employees who showed up to work in-person during the COVID pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Patriots Host Pinning Ceremony For Vietnam War Veterans At Gillette StadiumOn Veteran's Day, the Patriots welcomed 30 Vietnam veterans for the special pinning ceremony at Gillette Stadium.
'Nero's Law', Legislation Aimed To Protect Injured K-9s, Passes Massachusetts SenateA bill that allows first responders to provide emergency medical care to injured police K-9s was unanimously passed by the Massachusetts State Senate on Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
When Are Rudolph & Frosty On TV? Here's The 2021 CBS Holiday Special ScheduleThe holidays are upon us - and 'tis the season for festive TV programs that the whole family can enjoy. CBS has just released its schedule of original movies and specials. Katie Johnston reports.
10 Pit Bulls From Animal Cruelty Case In Arkansas Up For Adoption In Massachusetts10 pit bulls that were rescued from an animal cruelty case at an Arkansas shelter are being put up for adoption by the MSPCA-Angell and the Northeast Animal Shelter. Katie Johnston reports.
Black Bears Trying To ‘Fatten Up For Winter’ May Take Interest In Your Bird FeedersThe black bear population in Massachusetts continues to grow and push east, and the state is reminding residents to take precautions. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Baker Says Appointments Are Available Immediately For Vaccinating Children Ages 5-11Gov. Charlie Baker revealed the state’s plan to vaccinate kids ages 5-11 at a news conference Thursday morning.
Gov. Baker: Over 500 Locations In Mass. Will Have Pfizer's COVID-19 Pediatric VaccinesGov. Charlie Baker said there are now more than 500 locations in Massachusetts that will have Pfizer’s COVID-19 pediatric vaccines, now that children ages 5-to-11 are eligible for it.