FAA investigating report of laser shining on incoming plane

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation after receiving a report of a laser shining on an inbound flight to Logan International Airport WednesdayRead More

‘Their well-being is at stake’: What BPS officials say must happen before it’s game on for student athletes

Bay State schools have been feeling the pinch of the omicron variant over the last few weeks. In Boston, high case counts have led toRead More

Crews remove last of tents at Boston homeless encampment as deadline to clear area arrives

BOSTON (WHDH) – Crews began removing the last of the tents in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard in Boston on WednesdayRead More

Baker commutes first-degree murder sentences of 2 men who spent decades in prison

BOSTON (WHDH) – Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday that he has commuted the first-degree murder sentences of two men who have spent decades in prisonRead More

Water rains down from the roof of Andrew Sq. MBTA station amid rush hour commute

Water came pouring down unexpectedly out of the Andrews Square MBTA station in Boston Wednesday evening. It appears a pipe burst around 5:30 p.m. andRead More

Moving past the omicron peak? COVID-19 levels in Boston-area waste water are on the decline

Coronavirus levels in waste water data collected from the Deer Island water treatment plant have been declining after a weekslong spike, raising hopes that theRead More

Mass. health officials report more than 22K new COVID-19 cases, 21 percent positivity rate as hospitalizations top 3K

Massachusetts health officials on Wednesday reported 22,184 new COVID-19 cases and 75 additional deaths as the statewide positivity rate dropped slightly to 21.61 percent. SinceRead More

Massachusetts higher education commisioner to step down

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts commissioner of higher education plans to step down in June at the end of the current academic year, the DepartmentRead More

Isolation hotel in works to protect homeless during surge

Massachusetts could soon make more beds available for homeless people who need a safe place to isolate while recovering from COVID-19, Health and Human ServicesRead More

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Court decision deals blow to Boston police gang database

BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt a blow to the Boston Police Department’s controversial gang database. A panel of judges for theRead More