<![CDATA[NECN - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018https://www.necn.com/news/top-stories http://media.necn.com/designimages/clear.gif NECN https://www.necn.comen-usThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:29:29 -0400Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:29:29 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NH Businesses Concerned About Downtown Crime]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:33:11 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/elm+street+businesses.jpg
Some business owners on Elm Street in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire are asking for the city's help to keep their customers and employees safe.]]>
<![CDATA[Restaurant Owner to Serve Jail Time for Stealing Sales Tax]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:29:48 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Maine_Restaurant_Owner_Will_Serve_Time_for_Stealing_Tax.jpg
From J's Oyster to jail, the owner of a popular Portland, Maine restaurant will soon serve a four-month sentence for stealing sales tax.]]>
<![CDATA[Training for the Boston Marathon During a Brutal Winter]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 23:48:00 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/marathon_training_in_a_brutal_winter.jpg
Training for the Boston Marathon is never a breeze, but it's been plenty breezy lately for runners on the streets of Boston. One Wednesday night running club discusses tackling their training miles in chilly...]]>
<![CDATA[Where's the Snow?]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 23:43:27 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/254*120/wx+032118.jpg
It's not a miss, but the storm won't live up to expectations. Snow charged north only to fizzle at a critical time in the forecast
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<![CDATA[Video Released of Fatal Crash Involving Self-Driving Car]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:00:50 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SELF+DRIVING+CAR+DEATH+THUMB.jpg
Warning: the contents of this video may be disturbing to viewers, viewer discretion is advised. The Tempe, Arizona, police department on Wednesday released footage of the Sunday crash in which an Uber...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Looking for Missing Methuen Man]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:08:43 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/methuen+missing+man.jpg
Methuen Police are looking for a man who has been missing since Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. ‘March for Our Lives’ Attracts Participants From Vt.]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:01:10 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Vermonters_Traveling_to_DC_for_Gun_Control_March.jpg
One of the largest marches is expected to be in Washington, D.C., and Vermonters are planning to travel there to be a part of it.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seek Missing Children From Boston]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:15:37 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Keton+Douglas+Ramos+Crystal+King+Cropped.jpg
Police say 12-year-old Keton Douglas Ramos and 13-year-old Crystal King were seen together around 2:30 p.m. when they left the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School in Mattapan.

Photo Credit: Boston Police]]>
<![CDATA[Slow-Moving Nor'easter Bringing Snow to Region]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 23:17:57 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/032118+wx+blog.jpg
Here we go again. Wednesday’s clouds give way to developing rain and snow from south to north, which will be very slow to expand from midday to evening.
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<![CDATA[Boston Restaurant Owner Charged With Tax Fraud]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:45:20 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Restaurant_Owner_Charged_With_Tax_Fraud.jpg
The owner of a popular East Boston diner is accused of charging her customers a meals tax that she never reported to the government.]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Shelves Extortion Trial for Boston Mayor Aides]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:39:54 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/indicted.jpg
A federal judge has canceled the upcoming trial date for two Boston mayor aides charged with extortion as he weighs a bid to dismiss the case.

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<![CDATA[Hour by Hour Timing, Impacts, and Snowfall Totals]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:18:40 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-4634952041.jpg

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<![CDATA[Stained-Glass Window Vandalized at Vermont Church]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:33:47 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/VT+vandalized+church+stained+glass+window.jpeg
Police in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom are looking for tips that can help them catch a church vandal.Someone hurled an empty malt liquor bottle through a stained-glass window at St.

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<![CDATA[Teen on Trial for Hitting Israeli Soldier Agrees to Plea Dea]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:54:33 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Palestinian+Teen.jpg
A 17-year-old girl who was filmed slapping an Israeli soldier in the West Bank accepted a plea deal on Wednesday in which she will be sentenced to eight months in person, according to Israeli media.Ahed Tamimi...

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<![CDATA[Researchers Discover Gene Linked to Development of ALS]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:39:50 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/10-11-17-UC+San+Diego+Medical+Center+Researchers+Generic.JPG
A research team in Massachusetts has made a big breakthrough in the fight against a deadly, debilitating disease, and said funding from a viral social media campaign was critical in the discovery.

Photo Credit: FILE-NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[2 Construction Workers Injured in Fall From Harvard Building]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:17:26 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/168*120/Construction+3211.jpg
Crews in Boston responded Wednesday afternoon to a construction accident in which two workers fell from a structure being built in Allston.

Photo Credit: Boston Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Bunker Hill Community College Stabbing Suspect Arrested]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:34:28 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Bunker+Hill+032118.png
Police are investigating a stabbing at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood.

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[No Cease-Fire Until Hamas Tunnels Destroyed: Israel]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:10:09 -0400 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.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Shareholders OK $2.6B Stock Grant for Musk: Source]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:04:41 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/elonmuskteslawala_1200x675.jpg
Tesla shareholders have approved by a wide margin a proposal to award Chairman and CEO Elon Musk a massive multibillion-dollar stock grant, a source at the meeting told CNBC.Musk could earn more than...

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<![CDATA[Be Prepared: Winter Power Outage Safety Tips]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:13:25 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Power+Outage+Preparedness.jpg
The fourth nor'easter in three weeks pushed its way up the East Coast on Wednesday, bringing heavy, wet snow likely to knock out power across the region. Power outages during frigid winter months can endanger...

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<![CDATA[LIVE CAM: This Is What It Looks Like in Boston's Seaport]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:25:15 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/217*120/stormcam.jpg
As another nor'easter moved into New England on Wednesday, NBC10 Boston's camera at the Envoy Hotel in Boston's Seaport District captured the conditions.]]>
<![CDATA[Boston Mayor Withdraws Proposal to Regulate Airbnbs]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:38:57 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Debate_Over_Airbnb_Rules_in_Boston.jpg
Boston's mayor is reportedly pulling back his plan to govern short-term rentals such as Airbnb.]]>
<![CDATA[FBI Chief on McCabe Firing: Politics and the FBI Don't Mix ]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:55:36 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/AP_18044558955629-FBI-Director-Christopher-Wray.jpg
FBI Director Christopher Wray would never allow politics to affect how he runs the agency, he told NBC News in an exclusive interview in the wake of last week's controversial termination of Deputy Director...

Photo Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP, File
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<![CDATA[Comcast Opens WiFi Network to All During Nor'easter]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:31:38 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/180*120/Generic+iPhone+top+of+cellphone+white+with+icons.jpg
To help residents and emergency personnel stay connected during this week's nor'easter, Comcast has opened up access to thousands of Xfinity WiFi hotspots across New England to anyone who needs them, including...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Report: MBTA Will Hold Off on Fare Hikes Until 2019]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:17:32 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/MBTA+Red+Line.png
Despite a $36.5 million gap in their spending plans, the MBTA Board reportedly has decided to hold off on fare increases until 2019.

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<![CDATA[Tow Truck Drivers Pay Respects to Man Killed in Crash]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:32:24 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Tow+Trucks+Lined+Up.JPG
Hundreds of tow truck drivers paid homage to one of their own on Wednesday as he was laid to rest after a crash on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts last week.

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Man Carjacks Woman, Crashes Vehicle Into Water]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:36:06 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Joseph+Bopp.jpg
A Massachusetts man is facing numerous charges in connection with a carjacking in Chatham.

Photo Credit: Chatham Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Student to Face Judge After Threatening to Harm Staff Member]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:24:39 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Scott+Arnold.jpg
A Massachusetts high school student is expected to face a judge on Wednesday after allegedly threatening to harm a staff member.]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Man Stole From Man Who Collapsed, Died at T Station]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:11:22 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/anthony+stimson+MBTA+PD+edit.jpg
A Boston man is facing charges after allegedly rummaging through another man's belongings after he collapsed and died at an MBTA station.

Photo Credit: MBTA Transit Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[New Male Birth Control Pill Is Safe, Researchers Say]]> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:48:18 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-891341512.jpg
The latest effort to come up with a male birth control pill has found a formulation that appears to be safe, researchers at the University of Washington said.NBC News reported that Stephanie Page and her team...

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