It looks like President Donald Trump is on board with a possible run for Congress by Curt Schilling. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher has recently talked about running for election in his native state of Arizona. Katie Johnston reports.
Young Millis Woman's Trip To Australia Takes Unexpected Turn With WildfiresA young Millis woman decided to spend her gap year in Australia and it’s not turning out the way she had expected.
Charlie Baker Falls To Third In Most Popular Governor Poll, Wyoming's Mark Gordon FirstMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is no longer the most popular governor in the country, according to a new poll from Morning Consult. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Escort Boy To Boston Children’s Hospital For 3rd Open-Heart SurgeryMore than a dozen officers came together to give a 4-year-old boy a police escort to Boston Children’s Hospital on Wednesday. Mikey Grover, who suffers from congenital heart disease, is set to undergo his third open-heart surgery. Katie Johnston reports.
Brooks & Dunn Tour Coming To MassachusettsAfter a decade of retirement, Brooks & Dunn are hitting the road and are planning to make a stop in Massachusetts. The country duo has announced a US tour, with 18 dates beginning in May in St. Louis, Missouri. Katie Johnston reports.
Stephen King's Comments On Diversity Stir ControversyStephen King apparently doesn’t believe diversity should override art. The horror author from Maine weighed in Tuesday on the lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar nominations. Katie Johnston reports.
Americans Are Drinking Less Wine, Report FindsAmericans aren’t drinking wine like they used to. Katie Johnston reports.
Airbus A380 Lands In Maine For A Medical ProblemOne of the world’s largest passenger jets made an unscheduled landing at Maine’s Bangor International Airport because of a medical emergency involving a passenger, officials said. Katie Johnston reports.
Microsoft Looks To Detect Sex Predators In Video Game ChatsMicrosoft says it has developed a technique to detect online predators who try to groom children for sexual purposes using the chat function in multiplayer video games. Katie Johnston reports.
Def Leppard And Motley Crue Add 2nd Fenway Park ShowDef Leppard and Motley Crue will headline a second show at Fenway Park this summer “due to overwhelming demand.” Katie Johnston reports.
Former Wayfair Employee Sues Over Sexual Harassment ComplaintA former employee at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair says in a federal lawsuit the company failed to adequately respond when she complained that a subordinate was sexually harassing her and then retaliated by firing her. Katie Johnston reports.
Mayor Walsh Delivers State Of The City AddressBoston Mayor Marty Walsh delivered his sixth State of the City Address.
Allergic To Dogs? It Might Only Be MalesLove dogs but find yourself uncontrollably sneezing around some of them? There might be a solution that's easier than allergy shots. Neuter your male pup or opt for a female dog. Katie Johnston reports.
Pier 1 Set To Close Hundreds Of StoresPier 1 Imports will close nearly half of its stores and is reportedly nearing a bankruptcy filing. Katie Johnston reports.
Photos Show Snow Piled High At Mount Washington ObservatoryThis week’s winter storm brought rain, sleet and ice to much of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, but the summit of Mount Washington got walloped with snow. Katie Johnston reports.
Donnie Wahlberg Leaves $2,020 Tip For IHOP ServerDonnie Wahlberg has a reputation for being a big tipper, and he’s starting off the new year on a generous note. Katie Johnston reports.
U-Haul To Stop Hiring Nicotine UsersU-Haul has announced it will stop hiring nicotine users. Katie Johnston reports.
Woman Stabbed During Tinder Date Thanks Cohasset Officers Who Helped Save HerA woman who was brutally attacked during a date with a man she met on Tinder is thanking the Cohasset Police officers who helped save her life one year ago. WBZ-TV's Bill Shields reports.
Massachusetts Bans Hunting Contests Targeting Fur-Bearing AnimalsHunters in Massachusetts will no longer be allowed to participate in contests that target fur-bearing animals like coyotes. Katie Johnston reports.
Police In Vermont Using 'Naughty Or Nice' Speed Radar For ChristmasSanta sees you when you’re speeding, thanks to an assist from police in Vermont. The Chester Police Department shared photos this week of its Christmas-themed radar sign. Katie Johnston reports.
Bills-Patriots Preview: Can Buffalo's Road Luck Continue?SportsLine senior NFL analyst Larry Hartstein breaks down the Week 16 matchup between the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills. He explains that the Bills have been strong on the road which could be cause for concern for the Pats. Katie Johnston reports.
VIDEO: Police Therapy Dog Caught Hoarding Donated Christmas ToysFranklin police caught one their own stealing on Wednesday. The department’s therapy dog, Ben Franklin, has been helping himself to donated Christmas toys at the police station. Katie Johnston reports.
Winner of 2019 WBZ Gingerbread House Contest Is...We announce the winner of the 2019 WBZ Gingerbread House Contest.
J.Crew Recalls Boys Jeans That Could Have Small Rocks In ThemJ.Crew is recalling kids jeans that may contain small stones. The retailer says its Crewcuts boys’ stone washed denim pants may have the tiny rocks in the pockets or waistband, which could pose a choking hazard. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Arrested In Random Killing Of Scarborough Tree FarmerPolice in Maine arrested a 22-year-old man Tuesday in connection with the killing of a beloved local tree farmer that shook the community where he has been a fixture for decades. Katie Johnston reports.