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Friday, Sep 28, 2018
Scam Robocalls Are On the Rise, and Help May Be on the Way

Scam Robocalls Are On the Rise, and Help May Be on the Way

As unwanted calls continue to proliferate, many mobile phone users have simply stopped answering the phone. But new technology is on the horizon that could sharply cut the number of scam and spam calls we all receive... Read More

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Friday, Sep 21, 2018
Before Explosions, Feds Warned Mass. Had Too Few Inspectors

Before Explosions, Feds Warned Mass. Had Too Few Inspectors

The state agency charged with ensuring the safety of Massachusetts' natural gas system had only a fraction of its inspector positions filled just last month, a staffing deficit that could delay required pipeline and utility audits,... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 17, 2018
License Plate Confusion: Drivers Get False Toll Violations

License Plate Confusion: Drivers Get False Toll Violations

The NBC10 Boston Investigators discovered license plate confusion, thanks to the growing number of specialty plates appearing on roadways throughout Massachusetts. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 14, 2018
Natural Gas Expert: Leaks 'Can Spread at the Speed of Sound'

Natural Gas Expert: Leaks 'Can Spread at the Speed of Sound'

Don Deaver followed details of the destruction in Massachusetts from afar in Houston and struggled to find a comparison. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 14, 2018
Columbia Gas at Center of Explosions in Recent Past

Columbia Gas at Center of Explosions in Recent Past

Columbia Gas has been at the center of a number of incidents in Massachusetts and around the country in the last number of years and has drawn the ire of state officials more than once. The Massachusetts division of Columbia Gas... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 14, 2018
'Catastrophic Failure': Natural Gas Expert on Explosions

'Catastrophic Failure': Natural Gas Expert on Explosions

A series of gas explosions killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scrambled to... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018
RECYCLING CRISIS: New Standards Lead to Skyrocketing Costs

RECYCLING CRISIS: New Standards Lead to Skyrocketing Costs

Stringent new standards on the recyclable items Chinese processors will accept has rippled into local cities and town, costing some hundreds of thousands of dollars and potentially crowding out other critical municipal services. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 10, 2018
Healey Reacts to Complaints of Companies Preying on Elderly

Healey Reacts to Complaints of Companies Preying on Elderly

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey expressed concern about the findings of NBC10 Boston investigation on the solar industry, specifically allegations of companies preying on elderly consumers. The report examined consumer... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 10, 2018
Son Claims Solar Company Took Advantage of Mom With Dementia

Son Claims Solar Company Took Advantage of Mom With Dementia

NBC10 Boston Investigators examine complaints about solar companies involving elderly consumers Read More

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Thursday, Sep 6, 2018
Renter Beware: Who Are Boston’s Worst Landlords?

Renter Beware: Who Are Boston’s Worst Landlords?

A review of data provided by Boston’s Inspectional Services Division, which inspects rental housing and enforces the city’s housing code, shows that while most of the scores of residential rental buildings have few or no housing... Read More

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    From once rampant sexual harassment to their new role of eyes and ears in hallways, hotel housekeepers are revealing secrets of the job and debunking myths. Five housekeepers at downtown Chicago hotels, who asked us to only...

  • 'I Kept on Praying': Victim Recalls 'Basement of Horrors'

    Tamara Breeden spent 10 years captive in what came to be known as Philadelphia’s basement of horrors. Her body still bears the scars. Born developmentally disabled, Breeden was forced to urinate in a bucket and then empty...