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Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 03:13 PM EDT

Gas to Inch Toward $3 Per Gallon This Summer

Gas to Inch Toward $3 Per Gallon This Summer

Gas prices may move closer to $3 a gallon this summer, which means Americans may want to travel closer to home for summer vacations.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:31 PM EDT

Technology Being Blamed for Driving Up Car Insurance Rates

Technology Being Blamed for Driving Up Car Insurance Rates

Auto insurance rates in Massachusetts are on the rise and technology is to blame.

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 02:43 PM EST

Are You Ready to Share the Road With Self-driving Cars?

Are You Ready to Share the Road With Self-driving Cars?

Self driving cars may be the way of the future, and we know that first hand with a local company testing these vehicles right here in Boston, but that doesn’t mean drivers like the idea of sharing the road with...

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 02:33 PM EST

EPA Set to Roll Back Federal Fuel-Economy Requirements

EPA Set to Roll Back Federal Fuel-Economy Requirements

The Trump administration is moving to roll back federal fuel-economy requirements that would have forced automakers to increase significantly the efficiency of new cars and trucks, a key part of former President...

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 02:32 PM EST

General Motors Sells Opel, Vauxhall to PSA for $2.3B

General Motors Sells Opel, Vauxhall to PSA for $2.3B

General motors has made a deal to sell two loss-making cars to French manufacturer PSA Group, the companies announced Monday, NBC News reported. The deal, which gives German-based Opel and British-based...

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Two More School Admins on Leave Following Alleged Rape
Two More School Admins on Leave Following Alleged Rape

New details have emerged about rape allegations against a now-terminated administrator at a Massachusetts high school, and two additional staff members have been placed on leave after more accusations of "staff...

Driver Faces 4th OUI Charge in Crash That Injured Trooper
Driver Faces 4th OUI Charge in Crash That Injured Trooper

A state trooper was injured after a driver authorities say was under the influence crashed into a Massachusetts State Police cruiser Thursday night in Methuen.

Local Travelers React to Recent United Airlines Statement
Local Travelers React to Recent United Airlines Statement

Local travelers reacted to the most recent statement released by United Airlines after the airline settled with the passenger who was forcibly removed from a flight earlier this month.

High School Coach Arrested on Child Pornography Charges
High School Coach Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Walter Johnson, a 69-year-old assistant track coach at Wellesley High School in Massachusetts, has been fired after his arrest on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography.

'Major, Major Conflict' Possible With North Korea: Trump
'Major, Major Conflict' Possible With North Korea: Trump

President Donald Trump warned on Thursday that the U.S. could be headed toward a "major, major conflict" with North Korea over the country's nuclear and missile programs, NBC News reported. The president spoke...

Police Arrest Suspects in Taunton Liquor Store Shooting
Police Arrest Suspects in Taunton Liquor Store Shooting

Police are searching for two men who they say shot the female owner of a liquor store in Taunton, Massachusetts, on Wednesday night during an attempted robbery.