Gas Prices Continue To Rise Above $3 A Gallon In MassachusettsGas prices in Massachusetts continue to climb above $3 per gallon. AAA says the average price is up 2 cents from last week to $3.02. Katie Johnston reports.
'It's An Ethnic Slur': Insect Society Wants To Rename Gypsy MothsU.S. bug experts are dropping the name gypsy moth because it is considered an ethnic slur. Katie Johnston reports.
McDonald’s Employees Charged After Mom Finds Suboxone In Child’s Happy MealTwo McDonald’s employees are facing charges after a mother found prescription Suboxone in her 11-year-old son’s Happy Meal in Maine. Katie Johnston reports.
Amtrak Plans To Replace Dozens Of Aging Trains, Including Some On New England LinesAmtrak plans to spend $7.3 billion to replace 83 passenger trains, some nearly a half-century old, though much of the funding must still be approved by Congress. Katie Johnston reports.
Stanley Cup Issues Warning To Tom Brady: 'I'm Too Heavy To Throw'Championships seem to follow Tom Brady wherever he goes. The quarterback brought a Super Bowl title to Tampa Bay in his first season with the Buccaneers, and on Wednesday night, the Lightning won the Stanley Cup for the second straight season. Katie Johnston reports.
NECC Owner Resentenced To 14.5 Years For Deadly Meningitis OutbreakThe founder of the New England Compounding Center (NECC), a facility responsible for a deadly meningitis outbreak, was resentenced Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Fewer Than Half Of Eligible People Are Registered For ‘VaxMillions’ Vaccine LotteryAmong the over four million people who got fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Massachusetts, fewer than half of them have registered for their shot at $1 million cash prizes or $300,000 scholarships from the state's “VaxMillions” lottery. Katie Johnston reports.
City Of Salem Offering Gift Cards As Part Of Hiring Incentive For Hospitality Workers$400 Visa gift cards will be given to anyone who gets a job between June 1 and July 23 at a Salem restaurant, hotel, tourist attraction, or small business and retains it until September 1. Katie Johnston reports.
Tom Brady Roasted With Belichick Zinger, Then Beaten In 'The Match' By Rodgers And DeChambeauTrash talk was flying well before The Match got underway. On the course, it was Aaron Rodgers and Bryson DeChambeau who got the last laugh. Katie Johnston reports.
Garth Brooks To Perform At Gillette Stadium For First Time EverFor the first time ever, country music superstar Garth Brooks is coming to Gillette Stadium. Katie Johnston reports
N'Keal Harry Requests Trade From PatriotsN'Keal Harry wants out of New England. The wide receiver requested a trade through his agent on Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Family Members Rescue And Resuscitate 2-Year-Old Who Fell Into Tewksbury PoolFamily members are being credited with saving a 2-year-old who fell into a Tewksbury pool and nearly drowned. Katie Johnston reports.
Robert Kraft Attends Lavish Fourth Of July Party In The HamptonsRobert Kraft enjoyed quite the party over the Fourth of July weekend, attending a "White Party" in the Hamptons hosted by Philadelphia 76ers owner Michael Rubin. Katie Johnston reports.
Illegal Fireworks Going Off July 4th In BostonWe caught plenty of illegal fireworks going off around Boston on July 4.
Dead Shark Found On First Encounter Beach In EasthamA dead shark was found on an Eastham beach on Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
VIDEO: Mass Pike Bridge Work Causing Jolt for DriversThe WBZ-TV news crew took a ride down the Mass Pike; video shows the vehicle taking a significant jolt as it crosses over one of the new bridges.
New Hampshire Restaurant Closing After Failing To Get Stimulus Relief MoneyThe owner of a New Hampshire restaurant says it will close permanently after not getting any financial relief in the most recent federal COVID-19 stimulus package. Katie Johnston reports.
Tick-Borne Powassan Virus Reported In Maine, Rhode IslandBoth Maine and Rhode Island reported cases this week of Powassan virus, a rare tick-borne disease that can cause muscular weakness or even paralysis. Katie Johnston reports.
Gordon Ramsay Opening First Boston RestaurantCelebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is opening his first restaurant in Boston. "Ramsay's Kitchen" will open in late 2021 inside the Mandarin Oriental in the Back Bay. Katie Johnston reports.
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts Hit By Huge Drops In MembershipThe Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts have been hit hard by unprecedented one-year drops in membership, the Associated Press has found. Katie Johnston reports.
First Lady Jill Biden Coming To New England As Part Of 'America's Back Together' TourFirst Lady Jill Biden is returning to New England this weekend. Dr. Biden will travel to Portland, Maine then Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Saturday. Katie Johnston reports.
Keshaudas Spence, Mass. Native And Football Star At Sacred Heart, Killed In RI ShootingThe victim of a fatal shooting in Pawtucket over the weekend was identified Monday as former Sacred Heart University football star Keshaudas Spence, a 29-year-old from Brockton. Katie Johnston reports.
Jon Hamm, John Slattery Filming Reboot Of 'Fletch' In BostonJon Hamm is in Boston this week, shooting a new movie, a reboot of the 80's hit comedy "Fletch." Katie Johnston reports.
Massachusetts Gas Prices Climb To Nearly $3 A Gallon; Likely To Keep Rising This SummerThe average gas price in Massachusetts is creeping closer to $3 per gallon. AAA said gas is now averaging $2.98 in the state, up 3 cents from last week. Katie Johnston reports