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Waltham Police Officer Accidentally Shot In Leg With Own Gun

WALTHAM (CBS) – A Waltham Police officer was injured Thursday morning after she accidentally shot herself in the leg. The officer’s department issued firearm went off outside of a home on School Ave. around 7:15 a.m.


Manhole Issue Prompts Road Closures On Main Street In Waltham

WALTHAM, MA — If you're driving anywhere along Main Street, be aware that there are some road closures, after someone reported smoke coming from a manhole this morning at 987 Main Street.


Boston Globe Red Sox reporter Nick Cafardo dies after suffering apparent embolism at spring training

Long-time Boston Globe columnist Nick Cafardo died Thursday at the Red Sox spring training facility after suffering an apparent embolism, the newspaper announced. Cafardo, 62, worked for the Globe since 1989 and was at jetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida, as part of The Globe’s Red Sox coverage. Acc


Newton Council Goes Nuclear, Considers Resolution

NEWTON, MA — Newton is considering weighing in on the federal government's nuclear policy. Following the Trump administration's announcement that the U.S. would suspend a nuclear treaty with Russia that goes back to the 1980s earlier this month, City Councilor Alison Leary of Ward 1, who also is the


I-93 Lanes Closed For Multi-Vehicle Crash, Possible Entrapment

BOSTON, MA — Two lanes are closed on I-93 South after multi-vehicle crash near Granite Ave., state police said. Police had "no specifics on injuries" but said there was a possible entrapment.


Waltham Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

WALTHAM, MA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Snow (< 1 in.) in the morning. Mostly cloudy until afternoon. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy overnight.


NH State Police Trooper Stops 20 Vehicles Covered In Snow, Ice

CONCORD (CBS) – Since 2002, New Hampshire drivers have been legally required to clear snow and ice from their vehicles before taking to the roads. It’s called Jessica’s Law, named for Jessica Smith, who was killed when ice from a tractor-trailer hit a box truck, which then slammed into her car.


Teachers Behaving Badly: Here's why hundreds of Massachusetts' teachers have lost their licenses

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Teachers are usually the ones disciplining students, but what happens when a teacher misbehaves?. The 22News I-Team requested reports on teacher misconduct from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or DESI, and discovered they're currently investigating 3


SOUNDS: Waltham's Gerry Beaudoin Trio, Harry Allen at Amazing Things Friday night

When Gerry Beaudoin was growing up in Waltham, he listened to all sorts of music. When he realized he wanted to play an instrument, he went for the guitar. When it came time to figure out what genre of music he and his guitar would try to make a career out of, he chose jazz. Trio format, sometimes q


Top of the Hub Joins Dine Out Boston In March

Dine Out Boston returns in March and Top of the Hub is once again delighted to participate with a delicious winter menu!. Located high above Boston's Back Bay on the 52nd floor of The Prudential Tower, Top of the Hub will serve its Dine Out Menu in the main dining room from March 3 - 8 and March 10


Waltham magician Shin Lim wins ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’

A dazzling card trick performed with the help of a popular TV actress capped off Waltham magician Shin Lim’s triumph as winner of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.’’


Massachusetts man sentenced to 35 years for murder of Oakfield man

The minimum was 25, the max was life. The state was requesting 40 and Judge Harold Stewart's final decision came to 35 years. (Justice Stewart) "I'll set the final max sentence at the lower end of that at 35 years."



Comedy Magic Show with Ed Popielarczyk: 2 p.m. Feb. 21, Assembly Room, Belmont Public Library. Ed’s Magic Show will entertain and amaze you! The kids in the audience are the stars and help make the magic happen. For all ages.


East Boston Stabbing Victim Dies; Police Want To Speak With 3 People

BOSTON (CBS) – A man stabbed in East Boston over the weekend has died. Boston Police are continuing to search for several people regarding the investigation. The man was stabbed in the area of Chelsea Street just before 2 a.m. Sunday.


Police Seek Missing 21-Year-Old Arlington Man

Police are asking for the public to help find a man who was last seen Thursday morning in Boston. Authorities say 21-year-old Nyal Coiley of Arlington, Massachusetts, was last seen in the Savin Hill section of Dorchester.


Fake Hundred Dollar Bills Are Circulating South of Boston

They're real $1 bills, but the extra zeroes are phonies. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee!. If you got a crumpled and worn $100 bill in your Christmas card from Grandma this year, you may want to double check it.


Boston Children's Hospital Neuroscientist Dies While Climbing Mount Washington

The U.S. Forest Service says police are investigating the death of a Mount Washington climber who was hiking up a snowy and icy area of the Northeast's highest peak when he apparently slipped and fell more than 300 feet into a boulder-strewn area.


Reliving History: Top Rated Historical Museums In Boston

BOSTON (Hoodline) – Wondering where to find the best museums that tell the story of Boston’s rich history? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top rated museums in Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you’re in th


Brighton Court to relocate during renovation project

Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey and Trial Court Administrator Jon Williams recently announced that the Brighton Division of the Boston Municipal Court at 52 Academy Hill Road will temporarily relocate to the Brookline District Court at 360 Washington St. after the close of business on March


Massachusetts girl's flu-related death devastates dad

A father who recently moved to Massachusetts with his family is now grieving the loss of his young daughter who died due to flu-related complications. Sopheak Paak told CBS Boston his 4-year-old daughter Puthiraksmey fell ill last week. On Tuesday — when her temperature reached 99 degrees and the yo