Sunbeam Television

Sources confirm Boston Police Commissioner William Evans will announce retirement

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is set to announce his retirement from the department as he embarks on a new journey with …

Boston College

Boston’s skyline on display in new ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ trailer

(WHDH) – The first official trailer of “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” was released at the annual San Diego Comic-Con this weekend.<p>If you take a …

King of the Monsters

Freight train carrying hazardous materials derails in Worcester

One railroad employee is left with minor injuries Saturday when a freight train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Worcester.The train derailed …

Freight Train

Bear surprises CT family when it bolts out of garage

(WHDH) – A Connecticut family got quite a surprise when they pulled into their driveway and opened the garage door.A bear bolted out of their garage …

Home Ownership

Firefighters battling blaze in Dorchester

BOSTON (WHDH) - Firefighters are battling a three-story building blaze in Dorchester.<p>The fire broke out on Talbot Avenue around 6:40 a.m.<p>Everyone …

Fire Fighting

Red Sox reinstate Andrew Benintendi from the bereavement list

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Boston Red Sox announced Friday that they have reinstated outfielder Andrew Benintendi from the bereavement list.<p>To make room for …

Baseball

McDonald’s giving away free fries every Friday for rest of 2018

(WHDH) — French fry lovers are saying “I’m lovin’ it” when it comes to McDonald’s latest giveaway.The fast-food chain is giving away free fries to …

McDonald's

Boston stabbing suspect ordered held without bail

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston man has been ordered held without bail Friday in the June stabbing death of 58-year-old Jocelin Nordeus, official …

Crime

Patriots players visit tiny patients at a Worcester hospital

WORCESTER (WHDH) - Patriots players visited children at UMASS Memorial Medical Center on Friday before training camp starts back up in Foxboro.<p>With …

Worcester

Girl rescues stranded shark off New England beach

(WHDH) — A brave beachgoer recently saved a shark that washed up against rocks at Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island.<p>A video shared to …

New England

Dockless scooters debut in Cambridge, Somerville

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - Dockless, electric scooters made their debut Friday in Cambridge and Somerville.<p>The battery-powered rental scooters are …

Cambridge

Proposed bill would hike tolls on Mass. highways to alleviate traffic during peak hours

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Massachusetts senator has proposed legislation that would hike the price of tolls on state highways during peaks traffic hours and …

Transportation

Thief steals animal charity donation jar from Beacon Hill store

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police are on the hunt for a man who stole an Animal Rescue League donation jar from a Beacon Hill convenience store Wednesday …

Animal Rescue

Thousands of officers attend fallen Weymouth sergeant’s wake

WEYMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - HANOVER, Mass. (WHDH) — Law enforcement agencies from across the country gathered outside a church Thursday afternoon for …

Weymouth

Police: Man arrested for exposing himself inside Chinese restaurant in Norwell

A Cohasset man is facing lewdness charges after police say he was caught exposing himself in a booth in a Chinese restaurant in Norwell.Officers …

Judiciary

Boston police searching for driver who hit parked cars on Commonwealth Avenue

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police are searching for the driver of a black Mercedes after it went on a destructive drive in Boston Tuesday night.<p>Police …

Boston

National Grid union workers protest outside State House

BOSTON (WHDH) - National Grid union workers protested outside the State House Wednesday.<p>They have been locked out since late June amid ongoing …

Electrical Grid

Fourth body found in Everglades following fatal midair plane crash

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - The fourth body of a possible victim was found a day after two planes crashed in midair, killing at least three …

Everglades

Construction worker seriously injured in fall from home in Canton

CANTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A 19-year-old construction worker was seriously injured Tuesday after falling at a construction site in Canton, officials said.<p>…

Sunbeam Television

Boston woman briefly becomes millionaire

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston woman’s bank account jumped from $50 to more than $1.1 million Wednesday.<p>Ellen Fleming was alerted to a large deposit in her …

Florida

State’s first elevated bus platforms unveiled in Everett

The state’s first elevated bus platforms were unveiled in Everett Tuesday.The platforms are level to bus doors, making it easier for passengers to …

Sunbeam Television

7News Photo Quiz: Can you guess the year of this historic photo?

BOSTON (WHDH) – This week’s <b>7News historic photo quiz</b> offers a closer look at a well-known MBTA station!<p>We won’t make you guess. The photo, provided …

Quizzes

Boston Police Commissioner Evans jumps rope with kids on peace walk

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Police Commissioner Williams Evans put his feet to use on a recent “Peace Walk” through Mattapan.<p>Evans came across some kids …

Boston

‘Pug mug’: Police place dog behind bars for running away from home

CAPE MAY, N.J. (WHDH) — A pug accused of running away from home spent some time behind bars at the Cape May Police Department over the …

Sunbeam Television

Boston police nab ‘serial graffiti vandal’

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police arrested a man Monday they call a “serial graffiti vandal.”<p>Marc Meadowcroft was arrested about 3:45 p.m. Monday in East …

Crime

Brookline police searching for missing man

BROOKLINE, MASS. (WHDH) - Brookline police are turning to the public for help locating a missing man.<p>Alexander Barron, 28, is described as being 5 …

Boston

‘I am overjoyed’: Brazilian mother, son separated for 44 days reunited in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Brazilian mother held her 9-year-old son extra close this past weekend after being separated for over a month.<p>During an emergency …

U.S. Federal Courts

Shark spotted eating seal prompts temporary closure of Cape Cod beach

A shark sighting off Eastham has forced a temporary closure of Nauset Light Beach, officials said.The great white was spotted eating a seal about …

Cape Cod

Police say people placing tacks on bike lanes in Newton

Newton police are warning the public to be aware of tacks in bike lanes on Nahanton Street.People in the area say it keeps on happening.“We’d pick …

Bike Lanes

Strong thunderstorms bring power outages, flash flood warnings

BOSTON (WHDH/AP) — Thunderstorms are knocking out power in some parts of Massachusetts.<p>Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency says more than 3,000 …

Weather