<![CDATA[NECN - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.necn.com/news/top-stories http://media.necn.com/designimages/clear.gif NECN https://www.necn.com en-usSat, 15 Dec 2018 23:57:33 -0500Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:57:33 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Person Hit by Falling Tree in Tolland: FD]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:36:30 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights+Generic+NBC4_17.jpg
Firefighters were called to Loehr Road in Tolland after getting a report of a person who was hit by a falling tree on Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Looking for Missing Westfield Woman]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:07:07 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/Jordyn+Brown1.jpg
Police in Westfield, Massachusetts are looking for a missing woman who may be in danger and in need of medical attention.Jordyn Brown, 28, was last seen wearing a purple jacket and hospital johnny.]]>
<![CDATA[Quincy Police Ask for Help Identifying Break-in Suspect]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:49:37 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Man_Wanted_in_String_of_Quincy_Break_Ins.jpg
Police in Quincy, Massachusetts are asking the public for help in identifying a person of interest in connection with a string of break ins over the last few weeks.Authorities say the suspect may have possible...
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Fan Who Saved #12 Jersey From Wildfire Receives Signed Ball]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:32:44 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/210*120/Christian+Holland+2.JPG
Tom Brady has followed through on his plans to send a football to a California man who was forced to abandon his home due to the devastating Camp Fire, saving only his #12 Pats jersey on his way out the...
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Images Show Emotional Day at Worcester Firefighter's Funeral]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 19:54:28 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/roy+funeral+32.JPG
<![CDATA[3rd Recreational Pot Shop Opens in Mass.]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 21:23:10 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/ATG_Begins_Selling_Recreational_Marijuana_in_Salem.jpg
Alternative Therapies Group, the first-in-the-state to open for medical marijuana sales, became the third store to open for recreational pot sales as hundreds of appointment-only customers stood outside...]]>
<![CDATA[Wintry Weather Returns Sunday]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:54:00 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/11pm_weather_forecast_121518.jpg
We’re starting the weekend on a very mild note across New England, with highs popping into the 40s to near 50.A few spot showers during the morning south of the Massachusetts Turnpike will move...]]>
<![CDATA[Prada Pulls Figurines from NYC Store Amid Blackface Outcry]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:40:28 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/prada-images.jpg
Luxury fashion company Prada has pulled a set of monkey trinkets from its lower Manhattan store amid outcry that the items depict blackface.In a statement Friday, Prada said that the images have been...

Photo Credit: Andrew Siff / News 4
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[No Cease-Fire Until Hamas Tunnels Destroyed: Israel]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:10:09 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/452960422.jpg
Israel will not consider a cease-fire for Gaza until it has finished downing the network of tunnels in the Gaza Strip, the government said on Thursday, NBC News reported.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighters, Community Pay Respects to Christopher Roy]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:27:54 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/211*120/church131.jpg
The grieving Worcester, Massachusetts community is saying goodbye to a fallen hero with calling hours on Friday and a funeral on Saturday.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Fight 2-Alarm Fire at 2 Dorchester Buildings]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:06:07 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Dorchester+Fire+121418.jpg
Crews battled a 2-alarm fire that spread to a second building Friday night in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.Boston Fire confirmed that it responded shortly before 11:30 p.m. to a fire at a multi-family home

Photo Credit: Boston Fire]]>
<![CDATA[Duxbury Firefighters Warn Public About Thin Ice]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:34:27 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Duxbury_Firefighters_Warn_Public_About_Thin_Ice.jpg
The Duxbury Fire Department says it is issuing an ice warning.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Dead After Crash, Vehicle Fire in Spencer]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:14:35 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Spencer+2+121418.jpg
A person is dead after two vehicles crashed, causing a fire in Spencer, Massachusetts, a source told the NBC10 Boston Investigators.Fire officials confirmed there was an entrapment after what they called...

Photo Credit: Sturbridge Fire]]>
<![CDATA['Unnerving': Parents of Mass. Native Pilot React to Video of Crash, Ejection]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:46:44 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Mass._Native_Survives_Military_Jet_Crash_in_Hawaii.jpg
A dramatic scene was caught on camera Wednesday when a military jet plunged into the ocean. The pilot, a Massachusetts native, ejected just before the crash in the waters off Oahu, Hawaii.That pilot is...]]>
<![CDATA[World War II Veteran Receives Long-Awaited Purple Heart]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:14:46 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Francis+Byrne+Purple+Heart.JPG
A World War II veteran in New Hampshire who's been waiting more than seven decades for his Purple Heart was finally awarded his medal Friday.The story of 94-year-old Cpl. Francis Byrne, of Manchester, has made...

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[Merrimack Valley Resident at Odds with Landlord Over Repairs]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:38:48 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Merrimack+Valley+home+with+holes+%282%29.JPG
After being in temporary housing for months due to the gas disaster in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley, some tenants are returning to find their units look a lot different than when they left them.]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Lynn, Mass. Man Stole Car With Child in Back Seat]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:40:06 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043320.jpg
A Lynn, Mass. man faces several charges after stealing a car with a child in the backseat.Jonathan Leighton, 30, was arrested around noon Friday and charged with six different offenses, according to Lynn...

Photo Credit: File]]>
<![CDATA[Columbia Gas Whistleblower Prompts Response From Lawmakers]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:28:51 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Ed+Markey+121418.JPG
Swift and strong reaction came from Washington in the wake of the NBC10 Boston Investigators' exclusive interview with a Columbia Gas whistleblower.Friday, a scathing two-page letter was sent to Columbia...

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[De-Stressing During Finals Week]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:40:27 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/De-Stressing_During_Finals_Week.jpg
It's the time of year for college students to face finals. But students at Suffolk University in Boston have found a few great ways to relax.Finals week has been filled with Red Sox players, puppies, essential...]]>
<![CDATA[Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle in Chelmsford]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:17:37 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Chelmsford+121418.JPG
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Friday evening in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.Police confirm the crash took place at the intersection of Boston Road and Brian Road. While police said there was no word on...

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Man's Body Discovered in Woods Behind Auburn Home]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:26:13 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights29.JPG
Massachusetts police are investigating after a man's body was found in a wooded area behind his Auburn home Friday afternoon.Police said the man's body was discovered behind a home on Arboretum Drive at about...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[How to Talk to Children About Dangerous 'Momo Challenge']]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:09:06 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Momo+Challenge+New.jpg
Professionals are warning parents that they should talk to their kids as a new viral challenge spreads across social media and puts children in potential danger.]]>
<![CDATA[Feeling Festive: Top Instagram Photos of the Week]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:54:44 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/ig1_nbcboston_thumb.jpg
Viewers shared some great photos on Instagram this week using the hashtag #FollowingNBC10Boston]]>