• Video: Bitter temps, wind chill to last through Sunday morning By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    VIDEO: BITTER TEMPS, WIND CHILL TO LAST THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

    The wind chill index will be in single digits throughout Massachusetts, and below zero in some areas.

  • Alleged Capitol rioter planned to leave country through Logan Airport By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    ALLEGED CAPITOL RIOTER PLANNED TO LEAVE COUNTRY THROUGH LOGAN AIRPORT

    Authorities say the man booked a flight to Switzerland in an attempt to avoid extradition, but he never made it to the airport in Boston.

  • MBTA suspends weekend service on some commuter rail lines By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    MBTA SUSPENDS WEEKEND SERVICE ON SOME COMMUTER RAIL LINES

    The suspension of service was part of a slew of cuts that were recently approved in response to low ridership during the coronavirus...

  • Week ahead: 3 stories to watch By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    WEEK AHEAD: 3 STORIES TO WATCH

    Next week will have been one year after a deadly helicopter crash claimed nine lives and 35 years after the space shuttle Challenger...

  • Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mass. surpasses 470,000 By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    TOTAL NUMBER OF CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES IN MASS. SURPASSES 470,000

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

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  • School districts in NH face coronavirus-related loss of funds By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN NH FACE CORONAVIRUS-RELATED LOSS OF FUNDS

    Sixteen mayors and school board leaders wrote to Gov. Chris Sununu and legislative leaders this week expressing their financial concerns.

  • Red Sox reach deal with veteran starting pitcher, according to reports By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    RED SOX REACH DEAL WITH VETERAN STARTING PITCHER, ACCORDING TO REPORTS

    After a relatively quiet start to the offseason, the Sox have agreed to deals with two free agents in as many days.

  • Violent, racist emails sent to children, families in Mass. city, officials say By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    VIOLENT, RACIST EMAILS SENT TO CHILDREN, FAMILIES IN MASS. CITY, OFFICIALS SAY

    Police and school officials say the threatening emails were sent to students and families belonging to the school district via a school...

  • Man in Capitol attack tried to flee to Switzerland via Logan Airport, feds say By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    MAN IN CAPITOL ATTACK TRIED TO FLEE TO SWITZERLAND VIA LOGAN AIRPORT, FEDS SAY

    A federal prosecutor says a man who is accused of dragging a police officer during the U.S. Capitol riot booked a flight from Boston...

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  • BC basketball teams pause all activities due to COVID-19 protocols By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    BC BASKETBALL TEAMS PAUSE ALL ACTIVITIES DUE TO COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

    A spokesperson for the Boston College Athletic Department tells NewsCenter 5 that all team activities within the men's and women's...

  • Red Sox agree to deal with super-utility player, World Series champion, reports say By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    RED SOX AGREE TO DEAL WITH SUPER-UTILITY PLAYER, WORLD SERIES CHAMPION, REPORTS SAY

    Fresh off a World Series title with the Dodgers, Kiké Hernández is reportedly heading to Boston on a two-year, $14 million deal.

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  • Members of Massachusetts National Guard returning from DC today By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    MEMBERS OF MASSACHUSETTS NATIONAL GUARD RETURNING FROM DC TODAY

    The Mayor of Melrose says troops based at the Melrose armory are scheduled to arrive at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

  • Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87 By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    LEGENDARY TALK SHOW HOST LARRY KING DEAD AT 87

    Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles. He was 87.

  • Video- Bitter Wind Chills With Weekend Cold Blast By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    VIDEO- BITTER WIND CHILLS WITH WEEKEND COLD BLAST

  • 1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    1 WINNER OF MEGA MILLIONS $1B PRIZE; 3RD LARGEST EVER IN US

    Friday night's drawing came two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball...

  • Jaylen Brown's 42 points not enough to push Celtics past 76ers By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    JAYLEN BROWN'S 42 POINTS NOT ENOUGH TO PUSH CELTICS PAST 76ERS

    Joel Embiid had 38 points and 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 122-110 on Friday night.

  • VA fridge unplugged, spoiling covid vaccines; 'We believe it was simply an accident' By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    VA FRIDGE UNPLUGGED, SPOILING COVID VACCINES; 'WE BELIEVE IT WAS SIMPLY AN ACCIDENT'

    The plug was found loose after a contractor accidentally removed it while cleaning," a spokesman said.

  • Gov. office responds after educators push for earlier Covid vaccinations By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    GOV. OFFICE RESPONDS AFTER EDUCATORS PUSH FOR EARLIER COVID VACCINATIONS

    In a letter to Baker, the superintendents say states including New York, Connecticut and Maine included educators in the first phase...

  • The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    THE MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT IS $1 BILLION; HERE ARE THE WINNING NUMBERS

    The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be worth a staggering $1 billion .

  • Video: Sunny, cold, windy weekend ahead By WCVB   -   Jan 23, 2021

    VIDEO: SUNNY, COLD, WINDY WEEKEND AHEAD

    It's been a warm month, until now. Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the region for most of the weekend.