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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:31 AM EST

Game Maker Offering Opportunity to Stop Trump's Wall

Game Maker Offering Opportunity to Stop Trump's Wall

The makers of the popular "Cards Against Humanity" game are offering players an opportunity to stop the building of President Trump's wall. One attorney says it's a clever maneuver for publicity. Susan...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 01:18 PM EST

'It Was Satire': Boston Man Speaks on Controversial Comments

'It Was Satire': Boston Man Speaks on Controversial Comments

A Boston man who stunned the crowd at a zoning board meeting in the city's Back Bay neighborhood by making a series of shocking comments against a proposed medical marijuana facility on Newbury Street is...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 10:39 AM EST

Lynn Police Warning Residents to Protect Pets From Coyotes

Lynn Police Warning Residents to Protect Pets From Coyotes

Lynn police are warning residents to be cautious about leaving pet food or their small pets outside. Chris Emma reports.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:29 AM EST

Legislation Would Help Human Trafficking Victims

Legislation Would Help Human Trafficking Victims

Massachusetts lawmakers are considering legislation that would help victims of human trafficking if they are convicted of sex crimes they were forced to commit.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:51 PM EST

Suspect Sought After Woman Assaulted in Cambridge, Mass.

Suspect Sought After Woman Assaulted in Cambridge, Mass.

An assault was reported in Cambridge in the area of Putnam Avenue and Green Street on Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:14 PM EST

Bear Sightings on the Rise in Dracut

Bear Sightings on the Rise in Dracut

Bear sightings are on the rise in Dracut, Massachusetts, with one caught on camera trying to pay a chicken coop a visit. Perry Russom reports.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 06:01 PM EST

Man Posts $100 Bail After Alarming Road Rage Threat

Man Posts $100 Bail After Alarming Road Rage Threat

Police say the man allegedly approached the woman with a piece of steel.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:01 PM EST

Transgender Woman Sues Over Placement in Male Prison

Transgender Woman Sues Over Placement in Male Prison

A transgender woman behind bars at an all-male prison in Massachusetts is suing for the right to be transferred to a women's facility. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Boston says the inmate who...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 06:51 PM EST

Vietnam Vet Desperately Searching for Missing Service Dog

Vietnam Vet Desperately Searching for Missing Service Dog

Heartbroken and sick with worry, Vietnam veteran Chuck Colacchio is desperately searching for his service dog Sam, who’s been missing from Mary Cummings Park in Woburn, Massachusetts since last Thursday.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:03 AM EST

Storm Bringing Downpours Thursday

Storm Bringing Downpours Thursday

It was a beautiful Wednesday under a mix of sun and clouds with high temperatures into the mid 40s for most locations.