3 hours ago

New England to enjoy warm and dry Saturday

Temperatures warm well into the 80s with plentiful sun both days, and light breezes in the afternoon.

  • Boston 16 hours ago

    Pediatric doctor who just started Boston fellowship arrested on child pornography charges

    A pediatric doctor in Boston has been arrested on allegations that he distributed child sexual abuse material. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 35-year-old Christopher Sheerer, who began a fellowship in cardiac anesthesiology this month at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was taken into custody after a search at his ...
  • Boston 17 hours ago

    ‘Hands off the Mullet': Boston boy hopes his hair makes him a champion

    Brody Byrne is Boston’s only representative at the USA Mullet Championships, where he’s raising funds to provide homes for wounded veterans through Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors. And Brodie’s been eyeing this showdown for a very long time.

  • Flooding 18 hours ago

    Vermont farmers take stock after losing crops to flooding 2 years in a row

    Exactly one year to the date of last year’s severe flooding in Vermont, Joe’s Brook Farm was flooded again by the remnants of Hurricane Beryl. This time it was worse.

  • 19 hours ago

    Last person sentenced in eBay harassment scheme involving bloody pig mask

    A former manager for eBay Inc.’s. global security team has been sentenced in federal court in Boston for his role in a cyberstalking campaign. Fifty-six-year-old Brian Gilbert was a senior manager of special operations at eBay. The cyberstalking campaign targeted a Massachusetts couple who received a preserved fetal pig, a bloody pig Halloween mask...
  • Boston 20 hours ago

    Man charged in Boston pub fire found not competent for trial

    The man charged over a fire at a popular pub in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood was found not competent to face the charges during a hearing Friday. Prasiddha Baruwal had been ordered to undergo a mental competency exam after being arrested in connection with the intense fire at The Squealing Pig, which its owners have said was destroyed. ...
  • Massachusetts 20 hours ago

    2 dead in separate crashes in western Mass.

    Two people are dead after two unrelated crashes in western Massachusetts Thursday night. The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office said a 17-year-old from Westfield was killed when his car crashed on Southampton Road in Westhampton. He was the only person in the car at the time. It happened around 10 p.m. Earlier in the night, around 9 p.m....
  • 2024 Paris Olympics 20 hours ago

    Olympic diver Jessica Parratto gives us a tour of her New Hampshire hometown

    New Hampshire native Jessica Parratto is headed to the 2024 Paris Olympics. But first, she gave NBC a tour of her hometown. The Olympic diver shared some of her favorite places in Dover, New Hampshire, including popular hotspots. “Growing up, we used to practice at the outdoor pools in the summers when it was warm enough and right across the…...
  • 9 hours ago

    Perfect weekend ahead: New England to enjoy warm and dry weather, with low humidity

    Our lawns and plants are starting to get crunchy if you haven’t been watering. I know it seems as if we have had a ton of rain, but in reality, Boston hasn’t seen enough. As this is the hottest stretch of summer, peak evaporation occurs typically. And so now that we have a slight rain deficit for this month...

  • New Hampshire 23 hours ago

    Man, 26, forcefully breaks into NH home, police say

    A 26-year-old man forcefully broke into a home in Hudson, New Hampshire, this week, according to police. The incident happened just after midnight Thursday on Towhee Drive, Hudson police said, where officers found several doors to the home physically breeched. Those inside the home at the time of the break-in had to barricade themselves inside an u...
  • Fall River Jul 19

    Man accused of robbing three Fall River stores within half hour

    A man is accused of robbing three Fall River, Massachusetts, stores within a half hour on Thursday. The first robbery occurred at about 10:08 p.m. at the Maplewood Mini Mart on Stafford Road, Fall River police said, where a man with a green T-shirt and green hat demanded money from the cash register. The man, later identified as 45-year-old William...
  • Massachusetts Jul 19

    Pilgrim nuclear plant wastewater discharge plan denied

    The company decommissioning a nuclear power plant in Plymouth cannot discharge a million-plus gallons of industrial wastewater into Cape Cod Bay, per a determination state regulators released Thursday. Holtec International, which owns the decommissioned Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, has sought for years the authorization to discharge 1.1 million g...
  • Massachusetts Jul 19

    $58B Mass. budget deal reached, featuring free community college, bus rides

    Every student in Massachusetts would be able to attend community college for free starting this fall — and take free regional public transit to get there — and online Lottery sales would be legalized under a $58 billion compromise budget House and Senate negotiators filed Thursday evening. Top Democrats wove most of the major policy ref...
  • forecast Jul 19

    Sunny skies and beautiful conditions to end the workweek

    So far, the drier air hasn’t disappointed. Cooler start Friday morning one we haven’t seen the likes of since the beginning of the month! The recent stretch of humid weather was record-setting in the city of Boston. For 15 straight days, the dew point reached at least 70 degrees for 15 days. What follows is perhaps the finest stretch of...
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