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Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 07:38 PM EDT

Can Airlines Bump You Involuntarily?

Can Airlines Bump You Involuntarily?

A viral video of a passenger being involuntarily removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago has people wondering what their rights are.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 06:17 PM EDT

Cost of UMass Time Card Fraud Jumps to $77,000

Cost of UMass Time Card Fraud Jumps to $77,000

In 2015, UMass Amherst quietly launched an investigation into nine employees accused of padding time cards. While the school initially said the fraud cost the public university $50,000, that price tag has...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:55 PM EDT

Some Airline Pilots Not Tested for Commonly Abused Drugs

Some Airline Pilots Not Tested for Commonly Abused Drugs

Some airline pilots are not being tested for what the federal government calls some of the most potent and addictive painkillers on the market. Critics fear outdated regulations could help hide addicts in the...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 08:49 AM EDT

Group Seeks Funds for Needle Cleanup Around Merrimack River

Group Seeks Funds for Needle Cleanup Around Merrimack River

A Massachusetts environmental group is asking for funds to help clean up hundreds of needles used by drug users that are littered all around the banks of the Merrimack River in Lawrence.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:40 PM EDT

Prepared or Scared? Questioning School Shooter Drills

Prepared or Scared? Questioning School Shooter Drills

How is a child preparing for an active shooter at school affected emotionally, and how realistic should that training be?

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DA: Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Boyfriend
DA: Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Boyfriend

A woman has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend at their home Friday, in Brockton, Massachusetts, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney's office.

Heavy Rain Starts Off Day, Drier Conditions Later
Heavy Rain Starts Off Day, Drier Conditions Later

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy is making for a wet and muggy start to the weekend. Heavy downpours with embedded thunder and strong wind gusts will traverse southern New England with localized flooding...

More Than 100 Firefighters Battle Blaze at Abandoned Mill
More Than 100 Firefighters Battle Blaze at Abandoned Mill

Firefighters are mopping up following a dramatic blaze that swept through an abandoned mill in Sanford, Maine, lighting up the night sky.

Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative
Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to...

Cambridge Auction Offers Gangster Curios
Cambridge Auction Offers Gangster Curios

Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters are being auctioned this weekend.

Bruins Draft Defenseman Urho Vaakanainen With 18th Pick
Bruins Draft Defenseman Urho Vaakanainen With 18th Pick

The Boston Bruins were reportedly in the hunt for an established NHL defenseman in the lead up to the NHL Draft, even if that meant trading their first-round pick. The team used the pick to bolster their...