How closing dates can impact Massachusetts winning home bids: Ben Has Your Back

HOW CLOSING DATES CAN IMPACT MASSACHUSETTS WINNING HOME BIDS: BEN HAS YOUR BACK

The similarities in home purchase offers means selecting a buyer came down to other factors at the top of a seller's list.

2 state troopers reach first civil settlements in overtime scandal

2 STATE TROOPERS REACH FIRST CIVIL SETTLEMENTS IN OVERTIME SCANDAL

The two retired state troopers have agreed to pay back tens of thousands of dollars in phony extra pay.

 
 
 
Drought conditions as Boston sees 15th-driest spring on record

DROUGHT CONDITIONS AS BOSTON SEES 15TH-DRIEST SPRING ON RECORD

So far, Boston is experiencing its 15th driest spring on record with only seven days with measurable rainfall since March 1.

J&J pause fuels vaccine hesitancy concerns

J&J PAUSE FUELS VACCINE HESITANCY CONCERNS

There are heightened concerns about vaccine hesitancy in the wake of this week's Johnson & Johnson developments.

 
 
 
Dr. Sandy Nelson discusses J&J concerns, next steps

DR. SANDY NELSON DISCUSSES J&J CONCERNS, NEXT STEPS

Dr. Sandy Nelson, an infectious disease specialist at Mass General Hospital, breaks down the J&J concerns and the next steps for the...

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

2,004 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 14 ADDITIONAL DEATHS REPORTED IN MASS

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

 
 
 
2 arrested after elderly woman, others struck by paintballs

2 ARRESTED AFTER ELDERLY WOMAN, OTHERS STRUCK BY PAINTBALLS

Police said the victim's glasses were knocked off her face and her face was covered in yellow paint.

Former shoe company exec pleads guilty in $30 million embezzlement scheme

FORMER SHOE COMPANY EXEC PLEADS GUILTY IN $30 MILLION EMBEZZLEMENT SCHEME

According to the Department of Justice, the scheme lasted approximately 8 years.

 
 
 
No more late fees: Boston Public Library plans to eliminate fines

NO MORE LATE FEES: BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY PLANS TO ELIMINATE FINES

City officials say fines currently facing about 42,000 cardholders will be eliminated if the Board of Trustees approves.

No appointment necessary: COVID-19 vaccines offered to walk-ups in Boston

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY: COVID-19 VACCINES OFFERED TO WALK-UPS IN BOSTON

"First-come, first-served. No appointment or pre-registration needed. Just show up."

 
 
 
Citing COVID-19 concerns, some Pats players opting out of voluntary workouts

CITING COVID-19 CONCERNS, SOME PATS PLAYERS OPTING OUT OF VOLUNTARY WORKOUTS

Some New England Patriots players will opt out of attending voluntary workouts during the off season, the NFL Players Association said.

Video: Heavy rain, gusty winds in forecast

VIDEO: HEAVY RAIN, GUSTY WINDS IN FORECAST

Get the latest Boston-area weather forecast.

 
 
 
Charities push to raise needed funds while training for Boston Marathon

CHARITIES PUSH TO RAISE NEEDED FUNDS WHILE TRAINING FOR BOSTON MARATHON

If not for the pandemic, thousands would be preparing for the running of the Boston Marathon, which would usually take place next week.

Video: Pleasant day before heavy rain moves in

VIDEO: PLEASANT DAY BEFORE HEAVY RAIN MOVES IN

Get the latest Boston-area weather forecast.

 
 
 
Some high school athletes, parents push for end to mask-wearing during sports

SOME HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES, PARENTS PUSH FOR END TO MASK-WEARING DURING SPORTS

The organization that oversees high school sports in New Hampshire recommends that student athletes wear masks while playing, but some...

Video: Sunny day with temps in 50s

VIDEO: SUNNY DAY WITH TEMPS IN 50S

Get the latest Boston-area weather forecast.

 
 
 
Crews battle brush fire off Expressway

CREWS BATTLE BRUSH FIRE OFF EXPRESSWAY

A brush fire off the Expressway may slow the morning commute.

1 year since first Boston police officer lost battle with COVID-19

1 YEAR SINCE FIRST BOSTON POLICE OFFICER LOST BATTLE WITH COVID-19

Wednesday marks one year that the first Boston Police Department officer lost his battle with COVID-19.

 
 
 
Wake Up Call from Cape Cod Canal

WAKE UP CALL FROM CAPE COD CANAL

Wednesday's Wake Up Call comes from the Cape Cod Canal.

Here's how Massachusetts vaccine locations are handling J&J pause

HERE'S HOW MASSACHUSETTS VACCINE LOCATIONS ARE HANDLING J&J PAUSE

Some cities and towns were forced to put vaccine programs on hold, while some pharmacies are seeking alternatives for customers with...

 
 
 



5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel... Read more ...

Eovaldi, Red Sox beat Twins 3-2, run winning streak to 8

Eovaldi, Red Sox beat Twins 3-2, run winning streak to 8

MINNEAPOLIS - Nathan Eovaldi pitched five effective innings and the Boston Red Sox extended their winning streak to eight games, beating the Minnesota Twins 3-2 to open... Read more ...

The pause on J&J's COVID-19 vaccine will continue for now as CDC advisors...

The pause on J&J's COVID-19 vaccine will continue for now as CDC advisors gather more information on rare blood clots

Summary List Placement An expert panel that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends continuing the pause on administering Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19... Read more ...

California Gold Rush town votes to remove noose from logo

California Gold Rush town votes to remove noose from logo

A California town, known as “Hangtown” for its reputation of lynching suspected criminals during the Gold Rush, will remove a hanging noose from its logo. Placerville's city... Read more ...

Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

MINNEAPOLIS - George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former... Read more ...

Fort Bragg veteran's widow shares thoughts on Biden pulling troops from...

Fort Bragg veteran's widow shares thoughts on Biden pulling troops from Afghanistan

She remembers telling President George W. Bush that she didn't want her husband's death to be in vain, saying, "I remember telling him that we needed to finish the mission. To... Read more ...

It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

Kim Godwin, a longtime producer and executive at CBS News, has grabbed the top job at ABC News. The history-making hire, which leaked out last week, sets up Godwin as the first... Read more ...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and auto races

New York bars and restaurants will soon be able to stay open until midnight beginning next week, pushing back the current 11 p.m. COVID-19 curfew, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced... Read more ...

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

Prosecutor: Kristin Smart killed during attempted rape, suspect's father...

Prosecutor: Kristin Smart killed during attempted rape, suspect's father helped hide body

The San Luis Obispo County district attorney said Wednesday that missing California college student Kristin Smart was killed in 1996 during an attempted rape by a fellow... Read more ...