Former Boston Marathon Champ & Top Track Coach Alberto Salazar Receives 4-Year Doping BanRenowned track coach Alberto Salazar, a former Boston Marathon champion who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah, along with a gold medalist and other top contenders at this week’s world championships, has been kicked out of the competition after being handed a four-year ban in a case long pursued by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Katie Johnston reports.
Mayor In Maine Plans To Declare Oct. 14 To Be Columbus Day, Defying State LawA conservative mayor in Maine says he plans to declare Oct. 14 to be Columbus Day, in defiance of state law. Katie Johnston reports.
Mark Zuckerberg: Elizabeth Warren’s Pledge To Break Up Facebook Would ‘Suck For Us’Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that an Elizabeth Warren presidency would be bad for his business, according to leaked audio from a company meeting. He told employees that a legal battle resulting from her pledge to break up the big technology companies would “suck for us.” Katie Johnston reports.
New ‘State-Of-The-Art’ Veterans Clinic To Be Built In WorcesterThe University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Veterans Administration have announced plans to build a 53,000-square foot veterans outpatient clinic on campus. Katie Johnston reports.
WBZ News Update for September 28Lawrence Residents Return Home After Gas Leak, Stow Police Looking For Man, Boston Citizenship Day And Fall Weather Next Week
Web Extra: Lawrence Gas Leak UpdateResidents can expect gas to be fully restored by about 10 p.m. Saturday night.
Gov. Baker On Lawrence Gas Leak: 'It's A Big Deal'Gov. Baker continues comments on the gas leak that occurred in Lawrence early Friday morning.
Mayor Dan Rivera Speaks About Lawrence Gas LeakLawrence Mayor Dan Rivera speaks about the gas leak that happened early Friday morning in Lawrence.
Gov. Baker Speaks About Lawrence Gas LeakGov. Charlie Baker speaks about the gas leak that occurred in Lawrence Friday morning.
Raw Video: Lawrence Mayor, Columbia Gas Update On Major Gas LeakLawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and Columbia Gas of Massachusetts president Mark Kempic explain what happened early Friday morning.
Raw Video: Human Remains Found Near Cambridge Reservoir In WalthamHuman remains were discovered near the Cambridge Reservoir.
New York Files Lawsuit Against Dunkin’ Over Security BreachesThe New York attorney general says Dunkin’ Donuts violated state law by not notifying almost 20,000 customers, including more than 2,000 in New York, about cyberattacks on their accounts in 2015 and inadequately warning more than 300,000 customers in 2018 about another attack. Katie Johnston reports.
Keller @ Large: Senate President Karen Spilka On Distracted Driving Law DelayA long-running effort to get a state ban on the practice that would limit drivers to hands-free use of cellphones while driving remains stalled on Beacon Hill.
4 In Massachusetts Among 2019 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ WinnersThis year’s MacArthur fellows include four local winners from Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Katie Johnston reports.
Arby’s Owner Buys Jimmy John’s SandwichesThe parent company of Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings is buying Jimmy John’s Sandwiches. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Baker Announces Four Month Ban On Vaping ProductsMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced a four month ban on the sale of vaping products and declared a public health emergency Tuesday.
WBZ Launches CBSN Boston, New 24-7 Local Streaming NetworkCBSN Boston is a 24-7 local streaming network that makes it easier than ever to get WBZ news.
Top Men’s Tennis Players Coming To Boston In 2020 For Laver Cup At TD GardenSome of the best men’s tennis players in the world are coming to Boston next year. It was announced Sunday that the TD Garden would host the Laver Cup in September 2020. The exhibition event pits the top male players from Europe against tennis stars from the United States and the rest of the world. This year’s edition, held over the weekend in Geneva, Switzerland, featured Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and other greats of the game on two teams coached by tennis legends Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: Joe Kennedy Officially Announces Decision To Run For US SenateJoe Kennedy announced he will run for U.S. Senate against Sen. Ed Markey Saturday.
Patriots Release WR Antonio BrownAfter a controversial day, the Patriots released the wide receiver from their roster.
SkyEye: Climate Strike Protest At Massachusetts State HouseFootage of the tens of thousands of people who marched to the Massachusetts State House to demand action on climate change as part of the Global Climate Strike.
Raw Video: Skydiving Plane Crashes In PepperellNo one was hurt when a skydiving plane crashed near a runway in Pepperelll early Friday afternoon.
Photo Shows Great White Shark Swimming By Surfer Off Cape CodA close call between a great white shark and a surfer Friday was caught on camera. Katie Johnston reports.
Congress Approves Bill To Create Commemorative Coin Honoring Christa McAuliffeNew Hampshire’s Democratic congressional delegation is welcoming the passage of a bill that will create a commemorative coin to honor Christa McAuliffe, the Concord High School teacher who died in the space shuttle Challenger disaster 33 years ago. Katie Johnston reports.