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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 06:31 PM EST

Trump Administration Official Defends Use of Tear Gas

Trump Administration Official Defends Use of Tear Gas

The nation's top border security official told skeptical senators Tuesday that the use of tear gas on a group of migrants that included children was justified to manage a chaotic clash where a crowd was hurling...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 06:11 PM EST

Warming at Poles Showing Up at Weird Times, Places

Warming at Poles Showing Up at Weird Times, Places

Scientists are seeing surprising melting in Earth's polar regions at times they don't expect, like winter, and in places they don't expect, like eastern Antarctica. New studies and reports issued this week at a...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:41 PM EST

Whistleblower: Columbia Gas Cut Corners Prior to Explosions

Whistleblower: Columbia Gas Cut Corners Prior to Explosions

A 42-year Columbia Gas employee repeatedly raised alarms about policy changes and staff changes to his critical gas-pressure monitoring department, warning the changes could lead to catastrophe. Bart Maderios...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 05:44 PM EST

Immigration Checks Far From US Borders Draw Criticism

Immigration Checks Far From US Borders Draw Criticism

There are new calls for limits on the authority of U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents from members of Congress representing New England, who say the agents’ current ability to stop and question people far...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 06:06 PM EST

Police: Man Dies From Injuries While Cutting Down Tree

Police: Man Dies From Injuries While Cutting Down Tree

A Massachusetts man died Tuesday morning from injuries sustained while cutting down a tree in Amherst. Authorities said the 38-year old man from Easthampton, who has not been identified, had been cutting down a...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 05:27 PM EST

Doctor Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Opioid Death

Doctor Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Opioid Death

A Massachusetts doctor has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient who overdosed on opioids he prescribed. Attorney General Maura Healey's office said Tuesday that 76-year-old...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 05:26 PM EST

California Judge Orders Porn Star to Pay Trump Legal Fees

California Judge Orders Porn Star to Pay Trump Legal Fees

Porn star Stormy Daniels must pay President Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his attorneys' fees and another $1,000 in sanctions after her defamation suit against him was dismissed, a federal judge in Los...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 04:19 PM EST

Student Transported to Hospital Due to Pepper Spray Exposure

Student Transported to Hospital Due to Pepper Spray Exposure

One child was transported to the hospital after being exposed to pepper spray at a school in Dorchester on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 10:04 PM EST

Manhunt, Terror Probe After Fatal Shooting in France

Manhunt, Terror Probe After Fatal Shooting in France

A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg's famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt....

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 09:30 PM EST

3-Car Crash Shuts Down Route 9 in Newton

3-Car Crash Shuts Down Route 9 in Newton

Drivers are being warned about major delays on Route 9 eastbound in Newton, Massachusetts, following a multi-vehicle crash. A three-car crash shut down Route 9 East Tuesday afternoon around 2 p.m.

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