• 1 dead after shooting at Lynn cookout By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    1 DEAD AFTER SHOOTING AT LYNN COOKOUT

    The victim was later identified as Noe Hernandez, 35.

  • 19-year-old hit by his own boat before Ipswich crash, officials say By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    19-YEAR-OLD HIT BY HIS OWN BOAT BEFORE IPSWICH CRASH, OFFICIALS SAY

    Video from a witness showed a boat out of control in the bay in the moments before it crashed into a houseboat.

  • Video: Scattered storms clear out overnight By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    VIDEO: SCATTERED STORMS CLEAR OUT OVERNIGHT

    A cold front will come through bringing less humid air to the area

  • Black Lives Matter banner at Mendon church vandalized By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    BLACK LIVES MATTER BANNER AT MENDON CHURCH VANDALIZED

    "I think this has shown us that we need to rededicate our next banner and there needs to be a louder message to the community to show...

  • More businesses prepare to reopen under Phase 3 By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    MORE BUSINESSES PREPARE TO REOPEN UNDER PHASE 3

    After months of being closed because of the coronavirus outbreak, several additional industries will be allowed to reopen in Massachusetts...

    Industry
  • Stop & Shop ends COVID-19 'appreciation pay' for hourly store workers By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    STOP & SHOP ENDS COVID-19 'APPRECIATION PAY' FOR HOURLY STORE WORKERS

    The union calls it by a different name: "Hazard pay."

  • State reports 136 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    STATE REPORTS 136 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 11 DEATHS

    The total number of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts is 109,974.

  • Sources: President Trump to hold rally in New England on Saturday By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    SOURCES: PRESIDENT TRUMP TO HOLD RALLY IN NEW ENGLAND ON SATURDAY

    The event is expected to be held outdoors, sources said.

  • Two injured in homemade fireworks explosion in New Hampshire, fire department says By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    TWO INJURED IN HOMEMADE FIREWORKS EXPLOSION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, FIRE DEPARTMENT SAYS

    Two people were injured, one seriously, when a homemade fireworks device exploded in Laconia on Friday night, the fire department said.

  • Suspicious death under investigation in Manchester, New Hampshire By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    SUSPICIOUS DEATH UNDER INVESTIGATION IN MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE

    Officials are investigating a suspicious death near Lowell and Beech streets in Manchester early Sunday morning.

  • On The Record: Teacher's union leader says MCAS not practical in light of COVID-19 By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    ON THE RECORD: TEACHER'S UNION LEADER SAYS MCAS NOT PRACTICAL IN LIGHT OF COVID-19

    "It's not even practical to have MCAS, regardless of all of the problems that MCAS created prior," said Merrie Najimy, President of...

  • On The Record: Round table responds to school reopening plans By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    ON THE RECORD: ROUND TABLE RESPONDS TO SCHOOL REOPENING PLANS

    In light of the COVID-19 crisis, political analysts respond to the state's guidelines for reopening schools in the fall and discussion...

  • On The Record: Teacher's union leader objects to guidelines for reopening schools By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    ON THE RECORD: TEACHER'S UNION LEADER OBJECTS TO GUIDELINES FOR REOPENING SCHOOLS

    "We did not rush into opening the state economy, we cannot rush into opening schools," she said.

    Economy
  • On The Record: Round table responds to DiMasi being allowed to lobby By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    ON THE RECORD: ROUND TABLE RESPONDS TO DIMASI BEING ALLOWED TO LOBBY

    Political analysts respond to the Superior Court decision this week that former House Speaker Sal DiMasi should be allowed to lobby...

  • MTA says school reopening should be phased, MCAS eliminated because of COVID-19 By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    MTA SAYS SCHOOL REOPENING SHOULD BE PHASED, MCAS ELIMINATED BECAUSE OF COVID-19

    "It's not even practical to have MCAS, regardless of all of the problems that MCAS created prior." said Merrie Najimy, President of...

  • Phase 3 starts Monday: Gyms, casinos, pro sports, museums allowed to resume operations By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    PHASE 3 STARTS MONDAY: GYMS, CASINOS, PRO SPORTS, MUSEUMS ALLOWED TO RESUME OPERATIONS

    The phase will "last significantly longer than the other phases" and remain in place until there is a working therapy or vaccine, Baker...

    Sport
  • Boston-area beaches benefit from $200,000 in grants By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    BOSTON-AREA BEACHES BENEFIT FROM $200,000 IN GRANTS

    $200,000 in grants were given to dozens of Boston-area organizations to keep beaches accessible and safe.

  • At least 3 people hurt in overnight Boston shootings By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    AT LEAST 3 PEOPLE HURT IN OVERNIGHT BOSTON SHOOTINGS

    Boston EMS responded to at least four shootings in the city overnight - including one on Stonehurst Street in Dorchester.

  • Serious injuries in Route 1 motorcycle crash By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    SERIOUS INJURIES IN ROUTE 1 MOTORCYCLE CRASH

    A source tells Newscenter 5 at least one person was taken to Mass General with injuries believed to be life-threatening.

  • 5 hurt in crash involving police cruiser on Cape Cod By WCVB   -   Jul 5, 2020

    5 HURT IN CRASH INVOLVING POLICE CRUISER ON CAPE COD

    At least five people were sent to the hospital from this crash on Route 28 in Harwich.