WBZ Afternoon Forecast For September 5Eric Fisher has an updated weather forecast.
Family Focus: Baby BabbleFor babies, developing the ability to speak in clear sentences takes years, but that doesn’t mean they can’t communicate effectively before then. Dr. Mallika Marshall and Liam Martin discuss a new study that finds babies may have more control over their language than parents think.
Reporter Update: Cape And Islands Ferries Prepare For DorianWBZ-TV's Beth Germano reports from Hyannis.
Scientists Identify Genes Linked To Left-Handedness, Find That Lefties May Have Superior Verbal SkillsFor the first time, scientists have identified the genetic differences associated with left-handedness, a trait found in 10% of the human population. Geoff Petrulis reports.
2 Massachusetts Schools Top Wall Street Journal’s College RankingsTwo schools in Massachusetts are the best universities in the country, according to The Wall Street Journal. The newspaper’s new ranking of the top colleges puts Harvard University at No. 1, followed by MIT. Katie Johnston reports.
Trump Administration Flips Switch On Light Bulb RegulationsFederal regulators are lifting energy efficiency regulations for several common types of light bulbs, which critics believe is the administration’s latest assault on efforts to combat climate change and energy use. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Broke Into Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island Home, Police SayPolice say a man who broke into Taylor Swift’s beachfront mansion in Rhode Island took his shoes off because he wanted to be polite. Katie Johnston reports.
WBZ Afternoon Forecast For September 3Zack Green has your latest weather forecast.
‘Expect Delays Heading Off Cape’: SUV Catches Fire Near Sagamore Bridge In BourneAn SUV caught fire near the Sagamore Bridge in Bourne at about noon on Tuesday. Police said drivers heading off Cape Cod after Labor Day weekend can expect delays and heavy traffic. Katie Johnston reports.
Want To Live Longer? You May Want To Ditch These DrinksBrace yourself, lovers of diet sodas and sugary drinks. It's more bad news and yet another reason to consider ditching your favorite soda or soft drink. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: Pod Of Whales Off NantucketDrone video of a pod of whales off Nantucket. Credit: Harrison Cribbins/@ack_drone_photogrophy)
Raw Video: Poorly Painted Street Lines In NewburyportSkyEye flew over some newly painted street lines in Newburyport that are drawing complaints from residents.
What A Week: Kennedy vs. Markey; Governors Transportation Meeting; 2020 Presidential PollsWBZ's Chris McKinnon and Jon Keller discuss Joe Kennedy's possible run against Ed Markey, governors working together on the transportation mess and new polls showing possible trouble for President Trump in 2020.
Web Extra: 'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Says He's Done With Chemotherapy, Back At WorkJeopardy! Host Alex Trebek says in a video released Thursday that he's done with chemotherapy and is back to work.
Cracked iPhone Screen? Apple Says You Now Have More Places To Fix ItThere may soon be more places to get an Apple-sanctioned fix for a cracked iPhone screen. Katie Johnston reports.
This Week On Centro: Childhood Cancer Awareness MonthSeptember is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. This week on Centro, we tell you how you can help kids with cancer.
Family Focus: What To Pack In Your Kid's School LunchWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall and Lisa Hughes talk about tips for packing a healthy school lunch.
Seven ‘Lassie’ Collies Rescued In Maine Up For Adoption In MassachusettsSeven purebred collies are up for adoption in Massachusetts after being seized from a Maine property last month. The MSPCA said the dogs that “look a lot like Lassie” are ready to be placed in their forever homes. Katie Johnston reports.
Boston Teen Allegedly Planned School Shooting At North Carolina’s High Point UniversityA 19-year-old from Boston allegedly told police that he was plotting a school shooting at High Point University in North Carolina. Katie Johnston reports.
Dr. Seuss Exhibit Hitting The Road, Coming To Boston This FallDr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a large interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in some of the most iconic books by the beloved children’s writer. Katie Johnston reports.
Governors Endorse Plan To Speed Up Boston-Providence Rail ServiceThe governors of Massachusetts and Rhode Island are both behind a plan to bolster and speed up commuter rail service between Boston and Providence. Katie Johnston reports.
NH Woman Fighting Request To Surrender ‘PB4WEGO’ Vanity PlateA New Hampshire woman is fighting the state Department of Motor Vehicles over her 15-year-old vanity license plate showing a common parental phrase. Katie Johnston reports.
College Board Replacing SAT ‘Adversity Score’The company that administers the SAT college admissions test is replacing the so-called adversity score with a tool that will no longer reduce an applicant’s background to a single number, an idea that the College Board’s chief executive now says was a mistake. Katie Johnston reports.
Lake Winnipesaukee Crash Leaves Powerboat Stuck On RocksAn accident on Lake Winnipesaukee over the weekend left a powerboat high and dry. New Hampshire State Police said a vessel operated by Robert Koning, of Carlisle, ended up on the rocks after the crash. Katie Johnston reports.