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Elderly man killed in violent head-on crash in Woburn

Elderly man killed in violent head-on crash in Woburn

WOBURN, MASS. (WHDH) – An elderly man was killed in a violent head-on collision in Woburn on Wednesday morning, officials said. Officers responding to a report of a crash on Cambridge Road near Route 3 around 10:30 a.m. found a mangled blue sedan and a badly damaged livery vehicle, according to the Woburn Police Department. The driver of the sedan, a 72-year-old man from Nashua, New Hampshire, was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Their name has not been released. The other driver, a 58-year-old man from Wilmington, was also taken to a hospital […]

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Storms Cause Widespread Damage In Mass.

Storms Cause Widespread Damage In Mass.

Rob Gronkowski Buys $1.7M Condo In Miami Surveillance Camera Captures Thieves Stealing Insulin Pump WBZ Evening News Update For July 31 Two Stolen Ferraris Found In Worcester Shipping Container HealthWatch: Doctors Still Prescribing Antihistamines; Student Fitness Tests May Be Ineffective Date Set For Boston Marathon Bomber’s Death Penalty Appeal

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Shots Fired At Lyft Driver Near Franklin Park

Shots Fired At Lyft Driver Near Franklin Park

(File photo by Jenna Fisher/Patch Staff) BOSTON — A Lyft Driver was shot at, but not injured, early Tuesday near Franklin Park in Roxbury, police said. Just after 3:30 a.m., police were called to the Roxbury side of the park for a report of shots fired. No one has been charged yet. Lyft officials said the shooting did not occur while the car was picking up or dropping someone off. “The safety of our community is fundamental to Lyft,” a company spokeswoman said. Our thoughts are with the individual impacted and we’ve been in touch to offer our full […]

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‘Wicked Hot Boston’ Study to Find Warmest Spots in City

‘Wicked Hot Boston’ Study to Find Warmest Spots in City

Mapping the Heat in Greater Boston Researchers at the Boston Museum of Science are working to see what spots in Boston are the hottest and what can be done about it. The Museum of Science has enlisted the help of dozens of volunteers to map the hottest spots in the Greater Boston area during this week’s heat wave. In cities, hot weather is magnified by what is known as the “urban heat island” effect, which essentially means that the city’s buildings and streets retain more heating than rural parts of the state. Now, researchers want to know which locations […]

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Boston residents catch man walking out door with roommate’s TV, police say

Boston residents catch man walking out door with roommate’s TV, police say

BOSTON (WHDH) – A Boston man is facing breaking and entering charges after residents allegedly saw him walking out of their apartment with their roommate’s TV Monday, police said. Officers responding to Callumet Street at 8 p.m. allegedly spoke to two residents who said they were sitting on their couch when they saw a man walking out the back door of their apartment with their roommate’s flat-screen TV under his arm and fleeing toward the Dudley triangle area, police said. Officers allegedly saw a man matching the description of the suspect on Washington Street and chased him, arresting him […]

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Two 15-Year-Old Boys Struck By Vehicle In Falmouth

Two 15-Year-Old Boys Struck By Vehicle In Falmouth

FALMOUTH (CBS) – Two 15-year-old boys were struck by a vehicle on Barrows Road in Falmouth Tuesday afternoon. One of the boys was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Boston with serious injuries. The other boy’s injuries are not life-threatening. Two 15-year-old boys struck by a vehicle in Falmouth (WBZ-TV) Video from SkyEye showed two bicycles in the road where the crash happened. An Audi SUV stopped nearby appeared to have a broken windshield. Audi SUV with broken windshield in Falmouth (WBZ-TV) The driver who hit the boys stopped and has been at the scene speaking with police. […]

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Fire destroys iconic Revere bagel shop, the Bagel Bin and Deli

Fire destroys iconic Revere bagel shop, the Bagel Bin and Deli

Just hours after a Monday night fire destroyed a landmark Revere bagel shop, its owners vowed to rebuild. The Bagel Bin and Deli had been open for more than 30 years, according to its website. The fire was called in around 11:30 p.m. and reached four alarms in a little over an hour, The Boston Globe reported . Firefighters battling the flames were forced out of the building as its roof began to collapse, WBZ reported . No one was injured, but the bagel shop appears to be a total loss. It is unclear how the fire started. Revere […]

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Massachusetts RMV knew about backlog of driving infractions years before deadly New Hampshire crash

Massachusetts RMV knew about backlog of driving infractions years before deadly New Hampshire crash

A 23-year-old driver is facing charges after a gruesome collision left 7 motorcyclists dead. USA TODAY BOSTON — Three months before a deadly motorcycle crash in New Hampshire exposed a massive breakdown at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, a state auditor had flagged nearly 13,000 out-of-state driving infractions that hadn’t been processed. But the auditor testified Tuesday she was told by a top RMV official that “nobody” was in charge of entering the backlog. The revelation – which involved drunken-driving, speeding and other unprocessed violations – came out of a special joint Transportation Committee meeting at the Massachusetts […]

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Foodborne Parasite Outbreak Has Sickened 100+ in Mass.

Foodborne Parasite Outbreak Has Sickened 100+ in Mass.

Food Parasite Warning in Mass. Dozens of recent cases of a mysterious foodborne illness prompted a warning Monday. Massachusetts health officials are warning residents to practice safe food handling after an outbreak of a foodborne parasite that has sickened over 100 people in the last three months alone. The state Department of Public Health said there has been a dramatic increase in reports of Cyclospora, a foodborne illness that causes gastrointestinal symptoms including severe diarrhea, loss of appetite, cramping, nausea and prolonged fatigue. Since May 1, state health officials said there have been more than 100 reports of Cyclospora […]

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Man charged with manslaughter in death of 15-year-old girl in Cambridge

Man charged with manslaughter in death of 15-year-old girl in Cambridge

Isaias Plaza left the dock after his arraignment on Tuesday on the charges of manslaughter and assault and battery causing serious injury.(Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff) WOBURN — One year later, the death of 15-year-old Richelle Robinson still perplexes and shocks. A powerful shove from an apparent assailant left the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School student fatally injured, unconscious, and bleeding on a busy sidewalk. On Tuesday, an East Boston man was arraigned on charges of manslaughter and assault and battery causing serious bodily injury, stemming from the alleged attack. Prosecutors said discord among a group of teenagers led Isaias Santos […]

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