Koala Saved From Australian WildfireA woman rescued a koala caught in the middle of a fire in New South Wales, Australia. The woman used her shirt to wrap the badly burned animal.
Tiny Teacup Yorkies Need Surgery, Looking For New HomesTwo teacup Yorkie sisters are in need of surgery and places to live. The MSPCA said Oreo and Misa, who can almost fit in the palm of a hand, both have painful joint problems that a previous owner was unable to handle. Katie Johnston reports.
Warming Waters Spell More Bad News For New England ShrimpNew data about New England shrimp show the species is still in bad shape, despite a fishing shutdown that’s unlikely to end any time soon. Katie Johnston reports.
‘Baby Shark Live’ Continues Run With New Tour Dates, Coming To Lynn Next SpringMost viral videos have a finite shelf life, but the “doo doo doo” of “Baby Shark” shows no sign of abating. Katie Johnston reports.
NH Bill Would Add Tax To Ski Lift TicketsA bill proposed by New Hampshire Democrats adding a tariff to residents buying ski lift tickets has divided the State House. Katie Johnston reports.
Brother Of Firefighter Saved By Lt. Jason Menard Thanks Menard FamilyDanny Pace, brother of Worcester firefighter Chris Pace, spoke at the funeral Monday for Worcester Fire Lt. Jason Menard. Menard saved Pace from a house fire that killed Menard last week. Chris Pace is still recovering in the hospital.
Web Extra: Hundreds Of Firefighters Attend Wake For Lt. Jason MenardFirefighters line up for the wake of Worcester Fire Lt. Jason Menard.
Unknown Substance Leaks In Downtown BostonWBZ-TV's Ken MacLeod reports.
Tom Brady Expresses Support For Colin Kaepernick: 'Pretty Cool He's Getting That Opportunity'The NFL is hosting a workout for Colin Kaepernick this weekend, and while most agree it's just a publicity stunt by the league, it will give the former quarterback his best shot to make it back into pro football. Katie Johnston reports.
Wanted: 10,000 Dogs For Largest-Ever Study On Improving Canine Life ExpectancyResearchers are hoping to study a group of 10,000 dogs over the course of 10 years to see whether they can improve the life expectancy of canines and their overall quality of life. Katie Johnston reports.
Worcester Fire Chief Thanks Tunnel To Tower FoundationThe Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is raising money for the family of fallen Worcester Fire Lt. Jason Menard.
So Cute! Baby Koala Peeks From Mom's PouchA new baby koala was celebrated at the Melbourne Zoo in Australia this week. The five-month-old joey, whose gender is not yet known, is the first koala born at the zoo in more than eight years.
Twinkies Are Being Turned Into Breakfast CerealPost is partnering with Hostess to turn the 90-year-old treat into a cereal that will be available nationwide in late December. Katie Johnston reports.
Meet Narwhal The Magical Unicorn PuppyThis puppy has a second tail on his face. He’s been named ‘Narwhal the Little Magical Furry Unicorn.’
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters To Headline 2020 Boston Calling Music FestivalA pair of big-name bands will take center stage at the annual Boston Calling music festival over Memorial Day weekend. Katie Johnston reports.
Rare Deer-Like Animal Rediscovered After 15 YearsThis is a silver-backed chevrotain, also known as the Vietnamese mouse-deer. Scientists rediscovered the species in Vietnam after more than 25 years, Global Wildlife Conservation said in a statement. The creature is about the size of a rabbit and typically weighs less than 10 pounds.
Ben & Jerry’s Sued For Saying Ice Cream Comes From ‘Happy Cows’Ben & Jerry’s is facing a lawsuit accusing the ice cream maker and its parent company of false advertising by saying the milk and cream in its products comes from “happy cows.” Katie Johnston reports.
People Just Received Text Messages Originally Sent On Valentine’s DayText messages received overnight on Wednesday caused confusion, misunderstandings and even alarm for some recipients. Katie Johnston reports.
Toddler Trains As Firefighter In Adorable Home VideoThis Florida 3-year-old put out a fire and practiced saving somebody.
Veterans Day Deals & Discounts: Boston-Area Restaurants Offering Free Meals MondayNovember 11 is Veterans Day, a time to honor and thank those who have served our country. Many restaurants on Monday are showing their gratitude with special discounts or free meals for veterans and active military personnel. Katie Johnston reports.
Veterans In Connecticut Prison Getting Help From HorsesA group of Connecticut prisoners is learning to cope with issues such as post-traumatic stress by interacting with horses. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Charlie Baker Thanks Exiting Colonel Kerry Gilpin For Reform Work With State PoliceMassachusetts State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin headed up the organization during a time of sweeping reforms.
Tornado Caught On Camera In GreeceSecurity cameras at a factory in Greece captured debris flying around as a tornado swept past the building on Monday.
Holiday Cups Are Back At Starbucks And Dunkin'Starbucks and Dunkin' are releasing their annual holiday cups this week.