WBZ News Update For March 20Fire Forces 20 People Out Of Revere Home; More Boston Memorials Vandalized; Warm Wednesday
Floating Restaurant Will Be Coming To Charlestown Navy Yard This SummerA tall ship will be converted into a “floating restaurant” in the Charlestown Navy Yard this summer.
Work Continues On Boston Marathon Bombings MemorialThe memorial honoring Boston Marathon bombing victims is expected to be completed by summer.
Kelly Clarkson, Florida Georgia Line And Dierks Bentley To Perform At 54th ACMsThe second wave of 2019 ACM Awards performers have been announced and include Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs and Dan + Shay.
James Corden To Host The 73rd Annual Tony AwardsJames Corden will serve as the host of the 73rd annual Tony Awards on CBS this June.
Kelly AuCoin On 'Billions', Playing Dollar Bill & Working With Robert De NiroDollar Bill has been one of the breakout stars of "Billions", which returns to TV this weekend.
Kensi And Deeks To Be Married On An All-New NCIS: LA This Sunday NightKensi and Deeks finally tie the know after months of planning on an all-new episode of NCIS: LA. This Sunday night at 9:00 PM ET/PT, only on CBS.
Asia Kate Dillon On 'Billions', Taylor Mason & 'Orange Is The New Black'Asia chats about their groundbreaking career and what to expect on the new season of "Billions."
Sarah Steele On 'The Good Fight', Christine Baranski & Her CareerSteele has been with the show creators since the "The Good Wife" and dives into what fans can expect in season three.
Nick Jonas On What Made The Jonas Brothers Break Up: "Me"James Corden receives help getting to work from the Jonas Brothers on an all-new "Carpool Karaoke."
Spring Training Report: Japan Opening Series With Mariners, AthleticsThe 2019 MLB regular season actually starts this week, with the Mariners and Athletics matching up in the Japan Opening Series.
Tournament Buzz: Let The Games BeginThe NCAA Tournament is here, and the first round features fun matchups like Ja Morant vs. Markus Howard and Wofford vs. Seton Hall.
PJ Black Signed With Ring Of Honor Over WWE, And Couldn't Be HappierPJ Black, aka Justin Gabriel, had career options, from WWE to All Elite Wrestling, but opted for Ring of Honor.
Spring Training Report: Injury Update As Season NearsLos Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and New York Yankees ace Luis Severino are both nursing injuries heading into the 2019 MLB season.
Best Fits For NFL Free Agent Linebackers: Trio Of Young Linebackers Headline ClassAnthony Barr, C.J. Mosley and Jordan Hicks are free agents. Will these linebackers return to their teams, or find big paydays elsewhere?
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Fastlane 2019: WWE Insiders' Picks And OddsWWE insiders pick Fastlane 2019 -- with Becky Lynch, The Shield and Daniel Bryan -- in the last big pay-per-view before WrestleMania 35.
CBD Jelly Beans: Jelly Belly Founder Launches Beans Infused With CBDCannabis confections are all the rage now that CBD oil is increasing in popularity. The creator Jelly Belly jelly beans is jumping on the bandwagon.
Student Who Refused Chickenpox Vaccine Sues After Being Barred From Playing BasketballA high school student in Kentucky is suing his local health department after he was barred from playing basketball because he’s not vaccinated against chickenpox.
'Disgusting': Young Whale Dies With 88 Pounds Of Plastic In Its StomachA young whale whose carcass washed up in the Philippines on Friday died of "dehydration and starvation" after consuming 88 pounds of plastic bags, scientists said.
Woman With Previous DUI Gets Two Days In Jail For Fatal Drunk Driving CrashA Kansas woman convicted of killing a 35-year-old man while driving under the influence was sentenced last week to serve two days in jail, five days of house arrest and a year of probation.
5 Tips From 'Embracing The Journey - A Christian Parents' Blueprint To Loving Your LGBTQ Child'Greg and Lynn McDonald share 5 tips from their new book, 'Embracing The Journey.'
Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And DementiaA new study has experts saying a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes.
Stars Rally Together Again For Stand Up To Cancer's Live Broadcast On September 7Stand Up To Cancer is proud to announce that the Hollywood community is rallying together yet again to support the sixth biennial televised fundraising special which will be broadcast on CBS, SHOWTIME and other networks.
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Large fire destroys newly renovated buildings at Silver Sands Beach in MilfordMILFORD, CT (WFSB) – A fire destroyed a controversial construction project at Silver Sands State Park in Milford on Tuesday evening, according to authorities. Officials said they would provide an update around 9 a.m. Wednesday. Stream it <a href="https://www.wfsb.com/news/livestream/" target="_blank">here</a>. Several 911 calls reported a "large fire" in the area of East Broadway and Silver Sands State Park, according to Milford Battalion Chief Anthony Fabrizi. Upon arrival, Fabrizi said firefighters located three buildings on fire, two of which were fully-involved. Firefighters used a "defensive attack." Officials determined the buildings housed a concession stand/dining area, public restrooms, and an office. The buildings were part of a $9 million renovation project. The project was expected to be completed for the Memorial Day Weekend. It was a project that <a href="https://www.wfsb.com/news/many-voice-concerns-over-silver-sands-construction/article_b461d8b2-113a-5f12-8ae2-a0b6afdd6d90.html" target="_blank">many people in the city spoke out against</a>. "We’re treating it as an active an open investigation," said Capt. Keith Williams, DEEP environmental conservation police. "We’ll see if any of those leads to if it was arson related or not. We’re looking into that, but like I said at this time, it’s really early in the investigation and it’s really going to unfold once daylight comes." There were no reported injuries on Tuesday night's fire. It was knocked down in two hours, Fabrizi said. The cause is under investigation. Firefighters from the Stratford and West Haven fire departments provided mutual aid for Milford.
They're not kids anymore: Stranger Things 3 trailer debuts(WFSB) - It's going to be a strange Fourth of July. Netflix released a trailer on Tuesday for the third season of its hit show Stranger Things. Check out the trailer <a href="https://youtu.be/YEG3bmU_WaI" target="_blank">here</a>. The show returns to the streaming service with new episodes on July 4. It centers on a group of friends whose sleepy town has dealt with monsters and alternate universes that stemmed from a top secret government installation. The first two seasons took place while the members of the group were children, the new trailer shows them as teenagers. Stranger Things stars Gaten Matarazzo, Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour and Winona Ryder. Cary Elwes and Jake Busey are included among this season's new faces.
Spring arrives today, storm brings heavy rain tomorrowHARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Spring may be in the air on Wednesday, but Channel 3's meteorologists are monitoring the potential for heavy rain Thursday into Friday. Meteorologist Mark Dixon said after temperatures exceed 50 degrees on Wednesday, rain will arrive as soon as Thursday. "Scattered areas of light rain will be possible during the morning [Thursday,] but steadier and even heavier rain is likely later in the day and at night," Dixon said. Temperatures should hang around the mid-to-upper 40s. The storm, which will move northward, will continue into early Friday. The rain should end, but some showers may be possible throughout the day. When it's all said and done, between a half an inch and 1 inch of rain may have fallen in parts of the state. "In addition to some rain, wet snow is possible in the higher elevations," Dixon said. "Furthermore, a gusty northwest wind will develop." The first weekend of spring starts out chilly with highs in the 30s and 40s on Saturday. For Sunday, however, temps could near the 60 degree mark. Read the complete technical discussion <a href="https://www.wfsb.com/weather/technical_discussion/" target="_blank">here</a>. For weather updates on smartphones and tablets, head <a href="https://www.wfsb.com/site/station_info/apps" target="_blank">here</a> or text "WFSB" to 23765 to download the Channel 3 app.
Crash snarls morning commute on I-384 in ManchesterMANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) - A crash has slowed traffic on Interstate 384 in Manchester. According to state police, several vehicles were involved in the crash on the westbound side of the highway near exit 2. There's no word on injuries or a cause. For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map <a href="https://www.wfsb.com/traffic/" target="_blank">here</a>.
TRENDING NOW: Groton flash mob, Duck Hunt, mullet march, super bloomA flash mob by teachers in Groton, a hockey Duck Hunt celebration, a mullet fundraiser and a super bloom. Those are the stories trending on March 20.
Dairy Queen giving away free ice cream cones on WednesdayOMAHA, Neb. (Meredith) — Dairy Queen is offering free ice cream cones on Wednesday to celebrate the first official day of Spring. Ice cream lovers can nab a free small vanilla soft-serve cone at participating, non-mall locations. The offer is valid all day on March 20 and limited to one per customer. “We love that our tradition of Free Cone Day has become synonymous with return of warmer weather and bringing people together,” <a href="https://www.dairyqueen.com/us-en/News/#faq_group_1_header" target="_blank">s</a><a href="https://www.dairyqueen.com/us-en/News/#faq_group_1_header" target="_blank">aid</a> Maria Hokanson, Executive Vice President of Marketing for American Dairy Queen Corporation. “We know the start of soft-serve season brings joy to our fans, and we can’t wait to help spread smiles.” The company is also collecting donations for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on Wednesday. Over the past 32 years, Dairy Queen restaurants has raised more than $130 million for the hospitals in local communities.
HOMETOWN SCRAMBLE: A spring themeHere's a spring-themed Hometown Scramble on March 20.
March Madness arrives in HartfordHARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - March Madness has arrived in Hartford. The XL Center is hosting several NCAA men's basketball games starting on Thursday. It's part of the Division I men's basketball tournament. It's expected to generate millions of dollars through the weekend. <a href="https://www.wfsb.com/news/hartford-prepares-for-march-madness-lineup-on-thursday/article_0742f8aa-4993-11e9-a4fb-afd247635445.html" target="_blank">Teams from across the country</a> will face off between Thursday and Saturday. It's been 20 years since the tournament last had games in Hartford. More than 25,000 people are expected to attend the games with even more filtering in and out of local businesses. Businesses on Pratt Street should be bustling at noon on Thursday with a pop-up pub and live music. Ahead of the tournament, Channel 3 spoke with the president and CEO of the Metro-Hartford Alliance. He said they're expecting more than a $7 million impact to the local economy by way of hotel stays, restaurants and shopping. “It brings people to Hartford, it’s an opportunity to highlight the people who may have not thought to come to Hartford," said David Griggs, president and CEO, Hartford-Metro Alliance. Download a March Madness bracket <a href="https://www.wfsb.com/ncaa-men-s-basketball-bracket/pdf_a0745d72-4964-11e9-b886-73c66f6ab1d9.html" target="_blank">here</a>.
PD: Serious crash closes Route 79 in DurhamDURHAM, CT (WFSB) --A serious one vehicle crash closed Route 79 in Durham on Wednesday morning, state police said. The crash happened in the area of Route 79 at South End Avenue around 4 a.m. Route 79 is closed indefinitely between South End Avenue and Sand Hill Road. Click <a href="https://goo.gl/73KPVX" target="_blank">here</a> for traffic updates. State police did not have any information about injuries. Stay with Channel 3 for updates as they come available.
Crews battle fire at home in BristolBRISTOL, CT (WFSB) -- Crews battled a fire at a home in Bristol on Tuesday evening. An official said firefighters were called to Beths Avenue around 10 p.m. Crews located heavy fire after opening up the roof to the house. The fire was knocked down quickly, according to a fire official. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Red Cross is helping the residents. No injuries were reported.