coronavirus 23 mins ago

More Cases Connected to COVID-19 Cluster at Brigham and Women's Hospital

The number of COVID-19 cases linked to a coronavirus cluster at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston has increased. The hospital announced Thursday that 19 patients and staff members had teste...

  • 3 hours ago

    Man Sought After Attempted Rape of Woman at Boston Public Garden

    Police are looking for a man who attacked a woman and threatened to rape her Monday morning in Downtown Boston. The victim was walking at Boston Public Garden when a man approached her, putting his hand over her mouth and trying to remove her clothes while making sexually explicit threats, according to police in Boston. The woman broke free from&#8...
  • ISIS 2 hours ago

    Man Gets 30 Years in 2nd Sentencing for Beheading Plot

    A man convicted of leading a plot to behead blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of the Islamic State group will serve even longer behind bars after he was sentenced for a second time Monday and ordered to 30 years in prison. David Daoud Wright was originally sentenced to 28 years in prison in 2017 but was ordered to be sentenced…

  • Massachusetts 6 hours ago

    Mass. Reports 367 More Cases, 11 New Deaths

    Massachusetts reported 367 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday and an additional 11 deaths. There have now been 9,202 confirmed deaths and 128,793 cases, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive, on average, has ticked up slightly to 0.9%, according to the report. The to...
  • virus restrictions 5 hours ago

    RI Extends Current Virus Restrictions Another Month

    Rhode Island will stay under its current coronavirus restrictions for another month. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has extended the restrictions under Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan, which were supposed to expire on Monday. Now the restrictions will remain in place until Oct. 28. Under Phase 3, indoor catered events are limited to 50 p...
  • coronavirus 7 hours ago

    COVID-19 Cases in Maine Counties Spiking, Worrying Officials

    Maine’s top health official says the number of new cases of the coronavirus is growing and he’s warning about a “geometric surge.” Another health official is worried about outbreaks “coalescing into one big fire.” Dr. Nirav Shah, the director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said that with ...
  • 7 hours ago

    Despite Odds of Pandemic, Some New Mass. Businesses Are Opening

    Despite many Massachusetts businesses closing because of the coronavirus pandemic, there are some new ones that have managed to open. Barbershop owner Julio Guerrero was supposed to open Temple of Groom in Kenmore Square, his second location, in April. “We were super excited about it,” he said. Then the pandemic hit. “What am I go...
  • Weather 5 hours ago

    Heat and Humidity Continue as Scattered Showers, Storms Move in on Tuesday

    We finally have some decent rainfall in the forecast over the next few days. All this heat and humidity continue to build and it feels like it’s going to rain out there at any moment. But the best areas for the lift are across Cape Cod, Maine and Vermont and there’s where we have had scattered showers today through...

  • Christopher Cantwell 8 hours ago

    Jury Finds NH White Nationalist Guilty of Rape Threat

    A federal jury on Monday found a self-proclaimed white nationalist who rose to prominence during a deadly 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, guilty of threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a racist group he felt was harassing and bullying him. Christopher Cantwell, a New Hampshire resident and radio host, was arrested in Janua...
  • Little Free Libraries 9 hours ago

    ‘Little Free Libraries' Push for Diversity Across Country and World

    A Massachusetts family is inspiring a national effort to help children feel comfortable talking and reading about racial diversity. Book-sharing boxes, otherwise known as Little Free Libraries, are small public boxes where people can share books. The boxes, which represent the global community, can be found in all 50 U.S. states and more than 100 c...
  • red sox 10 hours ago

    Chaim Bloom's Confusing Answer About Alex Cora Spoke Volumes

    Ron Roenicke won’t return in 2021, and Alex Cora’s suspension will be over. So does that mean the former Sox manager will be Boston’s next skipper? After listening to Chaim Bloom speak Sunday, John Tomase doesn’t think so.

  • forecast 9 hours ago

    Rain Is Finally on the Way. Here's How Much Will Fall, and When

    An increasing southerly flow will usher warm and humid air into New England through Tuesday. Scattered showers and multiple frontal passages will help to alleviate drought conditions. Today will feature mostly overcast skies with muggy air and mild temperatures. Highs will range from the mid to upper 70s to around 80 degrees in a few spots where th...
  • Patriots 11 hours ago

    Here's What Cam Newton Said About His Performance Against the Raiders

    Cam Newton wasn’t afraid to critique his performance against the Raiders as “subpar” despite the Patriots earning a 36-20 win in Sunday’s Week 3 game.

  • coronavirus 3 hours ago

    After Off-Campus Party, Students at This Mass. College Face Disciplinary Action

    Salem health officials are looking for more than 50 people who attended an apartment party near Salem State University over the weekend, and say they will face the “appropriate consequences.” Police arrested one person, who is not a SSU student, for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest when they broke up the the party on Becket Stree...
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