Polito: Massachusetts Police Reform Bill Will Address Racial InequitiesLt. Gov. Karyn Polito said the legislation will hold bad police officers accountable by forcing them to be decertified.
Baker Police Reform Bill Would Require Officers Be Certified In MassachusettsGov. Charlie Baker announced legislation he wants passed by July 31 that would require police to be certified in Massachusetts for the first time in the state's history.
Boston Children’s Hospital Ranked Best In U.S. For 7th Year In A RowBoston Children’s Hospital is once again the best children’s hospital in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. Katie Johnston reports.
Kenny Chesney Announces Rescheduled Gillette Stadium Concert DatesKenny Chesney has announced new dates for his "Chillaxification" tour, postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The country star plans to play two shows at Gillette Stadium in 2021. Katie Johnston reports.
Massachusetts To Open 50 Pop-Up Testing Sites For Protesters Wednesday And ThursdayGov. Charlie Baker made the announcement at his daily briefing Monday.
Public Warned About Giant, 'Dangerous' Jellyfish At Nahant Beach"The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is warning the public of the presence of lion's mane jellyfish at Nahant Beach in the Town of Nahant. Katie Johnston reports.
Baker: Critically Important To Access Preventative Health Care Now That Surge Is OverGov. Charlie Baker said it's critically important that people access preventive services now that the health care system in Massacusetts is out of the coronavirus surge.
Boston Police Commissioner Says Officers' Responsibilities Should Be Spread OutBoston Police Commissioner William Gross says his police officers are wearing too many hats and they need help.
Walsh Wants 20% Of Boston Police Overtime Budget Moved To Community ProgramsMayor Marty Walsh declared racism a public health emergency in Boston Friday.
Divers Find Wedding Ring At Bottom Of North Attleboro Pond During Fire Department TrainingA training day for the dive team of the North Attleboro Fire Department turned up an unusual find. Divers on Wednesday discovered a wedding ring at the bottom of Falls Pond. Katie Johnston reports.
Walsh: $3 Million From Boston Police OT Going To Public Health Commssion To Fight RacismBoston Mayor Marty Walsh declared racism a public health crisis in the city of Boston Friday.
New Hampshire To Lift Coronavirus Stay-At-Home OrderNew Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu announced the state is lifting its coronavirus stay-at-home order and will no longer ask residents to only gather in groups of 10 people or less. Katie Johnston reports.
Baker: More Accountability, Transparency Needed With PoliceGov. Charlie Baker said Thursday there needs to be more transparency and accountability around law enforcement in Massachusetts.
Baker Expects To File Bill On Certification Of Police ShortlyGov. Charlie Baker confirmed Thursday he is working on legislation to create a certification process for police in Massachusetts
Berklee College Apologizes For Allowing Police To Use Restrooms After ProtestsThe Berklee College of Music’s Public Safety Department took to Facebook to apologize for allowing Boston Police to use the restrooms at the Berklee Performance Center on Sunday night after peaceful protests at the State House. Katie Johnston reports.
Study: Sugary Drinks, Milk And Chocolate Can Cause AcneIf you're an acne sufferer who has long thought chocolate, sweets, dairy and other fatty foods made your acne worse — even though your doctor said it was all in your head, not your face — you've been vindicated. Katie Johnston reports.
Fireworks Calls In Boston Up 2300% In May, Mayor Walsh SaysBoston Mayor Marty Walsh said there were more than 650 calls about fireworks in the city in May compared to only 27 in May 2019.
Walsh: Boston Playgrounds, Splash Pads Can Reopen June 15Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says team sports are still off limits for now.
Woman Looks To Change Merriam Webster Definition Of RacismThe woman said the dictionary needs to include that there is systematic oppression against a group of people.
Gov. Baker 'Skeptical' Of WHO Conclusion That Asymptomatic Coronavirus Spread Is RareGov. Charlie Baker said the latest WHO conclusion was contrary to a lot of other research.
Gov. Baker Explains Move To Push Bars To Phase FourGov. Charlie Baker said the issue was coming up with a safe plan to open bars.
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito Gives Phase Two Reopening UpdateLt. Gov. Karyn Polito encouraged everyone to support local businesses.
Gov. Baker Files Bill To Help Collect Coronavirus Data, Address Health DisparitiesGov. Baker said the bill is to ensure the state gets the data they need in a complete and timely fashion.
'We're Fed Up': Rhode Island Donut Shop Ends Police, Military DiscountsBusiness at a popular Rhode Island doughnut shop surged over the weekend after ownership said it was “fed up” with police injustice and would no longer offer discounts for officers or members of the military, a decision that sparked backlash from the local police department. Katie Johnston reports.