Track fire latest in disastrous summer for MBTA, transit

TRACK FIRE LATEST IN DISASTROUS SUMMER FOR MBTA, TRANSIT

The MBTA said it was committed to accelerating its capital improvement projects, but passengers question if the system is actually...

MBTA riders scramble to evacuate Orange Line after track fire

MBTA RIDERS SCRAMBLE TO EVACUATE ORANGE LINE AFTER TRACK FIRE

Passengers said they saw that they thought were sparks at first, but it was an actual fire on the tracks.

 
 
 
Airplane's wing hits nose of another aircraft at Logan Airport

AIRPLANE'S WING HITS NOSE OF ANOTHER AIRCRAFT AT LOGAN AIRPORT

The plane was about to taxi to the runway when the wing came in contact with the nose of another plane that was parked.

Beach community's nearly daily power outages blamed on birds

BEACH COMMUNITY'S NEARLY DAILY POWER OUTAGES BLAMED ON BIRDS

A string of nearly daily power outages at Hampton Beach is being blamed on birds.

 
 
 
In NH, Biden asks what if Obama had been assassinated?

IN NH, BIDEN ASKS WHAT IF OBAMA HAD BEEN ASSASSINATED?

Joe Biden pondered a most serious, and awkward, question at a campaign stop in New Hampshire: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated...

Video: Weekend starts sunny, turns cloudy by Sunday

VIDEO: WEEKEND STARTS SUNNY, TURNS CLOUDY BY SUNDAY

A system continues to push off the coast, bringing in clear skies for overnight into Saturday, but clouds and a few showers could return...

 
 
 
Ice being used as cutting edge way to keep buildings cool

ICE BEING USED AS CUTTING EDGE WAY TO KEEP BUILDINGS COOL

Keeping cool in the heat is always a challenge, and it puts a tremendous stain on the power grid. The Franklin Park Zoo is using a...

Could 'Dorian' play a role in our weather next week?

COULD 'DORIAN' PLAY A ROLE IN OUR WEATHER NEXT WEEK?

 
 
 
Concerns about EEE prompt student athletes to make changes

CONCERNS ABOUT EEE PROMPT STUDENT ATHLETES TO MAKE CHANGES

Teams are getting ready for the upcoming season and because the risk level for EEE is critical, they are making changes to their schedule.

Driver crashes into gas station pumps, flees scene, police say

DRIVER CRASHES INTO GAS STATION PUMPS, FLEES SCENE, POLICE SAY

A fiery crash at a Danvers gas station early Friday remains under investigation.

 
 
 
BU student killed in Georgia murder-suicide

BU STUDENT KILLED IN GEORGIA MURDER-SUICIDE

A promising Boston University student and her older brother were shot and killed by their mother in an apparent murder-suicide in Georgia.

Video: Saturday will be the pick day of the weekend

VIDEO: SATURDAY WILL BE THE PICK DAY OF THE WEEKEND

Saturday will feature mostly sunny skies while Sunday will feature a few more clouds and some showers.

 
 
 
Babies exposed to drugs are kicked out of other day cares. They come here instead

BABIES EXPOSED TO DRUGS ARE KICKED OUT OF OTHER DAY CARES. THEY COME HERE INSTEAD

This day care center just for babies and toddlers exposed to opioids in the womb has recently opened up in West Virginia. It's the...

MBTA suspends Orange Line service after passengers evacuate train

MBTA SUSPENDS ORANGE LINE SERVICE AFTER PASSENGERS EVACUATE TRAIN

Video shows passengers evacuating the train.

 
 
 
License for Pilgrim plant transferred for decommissioning

LICENSE FOR PILGRIM PLANT TRANSFERRED FOR DECOMMISSIONING

The action Thursday paves the way for the completion of the sale of the plant.

Harpoon's newest creation celebrates the most Boston holiday

HARPOON'S NEWEST CREATION CELEBRATES THE MOST BOSTON HOLIDAY

Hopefully, it won't taste like mildewed mattresses and bedbugs.

 
 
 
Community steps in after thieves steal from family on Make-A-Wish trip

COMMUNITY STEPS IN AFTER THIEVES STEAL FROM FAMILY ON MAKE-A-WISH TRIP

"It shows there's more in this world than everything we always see. There's more good than anything."

Ex-NH officer indicted on manslaughter, negligent homicide charges

EX-NH OFFICER INDICTED ON MANSLAUGHTER, NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE CHARGES

A former Londonderry police officer accused of driving drunk before a crash that killed another driver has been indicted on new charges.

 
 
 
WATCH: Dropkick Murphys play outside home of boy, 3, battling cancer

WATCH: DROPKICK MURPHYS PLAY OUTSIDE HOME OF BOY, 3, BATTLING CANCER

“Quinn has a wonderful family and they are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time,” the band posted to Facebook.

25 whimsical things you didn't know about the 'The Wizard of Oz'

25 WHIMSICAL THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE 'THE WIZARD OF OZ'

Dorothy's trip to Oz turns 80 this year - here are some of the most surprising and unexpected facts about the iconic film.

 
 
 



Former police officer accused of lying to get warrant faces murder charges...

Former police officer accused of lying to get warrant faces murder charges after botched raid

A former Houston police officer who authorities said lied to obtain a search warrant for a raid in which two people died and five officers were injured has been charged with... Read more ...

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Michael Drejka could get 30 years Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone radiation treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said. The 86-year-old on Friday... Read more ...

Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

The government wants to withhold flu shots from migrants in detention centers even though doctors advise vaccinations for all detainees promptly upon arrival. (Image credit... Read more ...

‘They wanted it more than us': Australia hands USA basketball team 1st...

‘They wanted it more than us': Australia hands USA basketball team 1st defeat in 13 years

For the first time in 13 years, a USA team stocked with players from the NBA has been defeated, as Australia pulled off a nail-biting 98-94 win in Melbourne, snapping the USA's... Read more ...

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Tehran successfully test-fired a new missile, according to the leader of the elite Revolutionary Guards. The launch comes as Tehran seeks to deter military escalation with the... Read more ...

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

LOS ANGELES - Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off All-Star Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and New York routed... Read more ...

China retaliates with tariffs on $75 billion of US goods

China retaliates with tariffs on $75 billion of US goods

China will place tariffs of 5% or 10% on U.S. imports starting on Sept. 1, according to a statement posted by China's Finance Ministry. Read more ...

Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

DETROIT - Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead touchdown in his first preseason game of the year and the Buffalo Bills came back to beat the Detroit Lions 24-20 Friday night in a... Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...