• coronavirus May 18, 2020 5:52 pm

    Reopening Phase 1: Construction Resumes With COVID-19 Safety Protocols

    The construction industry got the green light in the first phase of Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening plan in Massachusetts. Amid some controversy, construction projects across the state had already continued during the COVID-19 shutdown because they were among the list of “essential” industries. However, cities like Boston, Cambridge and Somerville paused non-emergency projects in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. On Monday, Boston...

  • Massachusetts May 18, 2020 5:48 pm

    Construction Included in Phase 1 of Mass. Reopening

    Safety measures will be required at all job sites with the resumption of construction in Massachusetts.

  • MAYOR November 23, 2019 4:42 am

    Colombia President Orders Curfew in Bogota Following Unrest

    Colombian President Iván Duque ordered a curfew in the nation’s capital Friday amid continuing unrest following a massive march a day before that brought tens of thousands to the streets in a strong message of rejection against his conservative government.

  • MAYOR October 10, 2019 9:35 pm

    US-Mexico Border Bridge Reopens After Migrants Camp Out

    Migrants wanting to request asylum camped out on a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday, leading to a half-day closure of a span linking the Mexican city of Matamoros to Brownsville, Texas. Hundreds of migrants from Central America and elsewhere stretched out on the bridge before dawn, with some lying on mats or their coats. The crowd included children and babies. U.S....

  • NBC September 13, 2019 11:25 am

    Marine On Trial for Murder ‘Missed Thrill of Killing': DA

    Prosecutors say a U.S. Marine veteran accused of stabbing a construction worker to death at an Oceanside job site in 2017 “missed the thrill” of killing and went out that night looking for a life to take.

  • food September 7, 2019 4:47 pm

    UN, US Coast Guard and Others Aid Stricken Bahamas

    The hurricane death toll is rising in the Bahamas, in what its leader calls “this hour of darkness.” Search and rescue teams were still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris Saturday after Hurricane Dorian struck the northern part of the archipelago last Sunday. At least 43 people died. Several hundred people, many of them Haitian...

  • food September 6, 2019 9:50 pm

    ‘Only Animals Can Live Here': Storm Victims in Bahamas Await Evacuation

    Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off the hurricane-devastated island, amid signs of rising frustration over the pace of the disaster-relief effort. “It’s chaos here,” said Gee Rolle, a 44-year-old construction worker who waited with his wife for...

  • food September 6, 2019 2:50 pm

    Hurricane Death Toll in Bahamas at 30 as Aid Begins to Land

    Carrying possessions in plastic bags, some weary Bahamians whose homes were smashed by Hurricane Dorian waited Thursday for a flight out of the disaster zone as an international humanitarian effort to help the Caribbean country gained momentum. The death toll rose to 30. A few hundred people gathered at the partly flooded Leonard M. Thompson airport on Abaco island in...

  • Canada August 29, 2019 1:46 am

    Dorian Aims for US, Causes Limited Damage in Caribbean

    Hurricane Dorian caused limited damage in the northern Caribbean as it left the region Wednesday night, setting its sights on the U.S. mainland as it threatened to grow into a dangerous Category 3 storm.

  • Donald Trump August 16, 2019 9:52 am

    President Trump Holds Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Drawing Thousands of Supporters and Protesters

    President Donald Trump is holding a rally in front of thousands of supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, looking to once again demonstrate his popularity with New Hampshire’s Republican voters. The “Keep America Great” rally started with a minutes-long ovation when Trump took the stage at Southern New Hampshire University Arena.

  • shooting July 22, 2019 4:16 pm

    1 Injured in Daytime Shooting in Boston's Roxbury Neighborhood

    At least one person was injured Monday afternoon following a shooting in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, according to police. Officers responded to the intersection of Vine and Mt. Pleasant avenues just before 2:30 p.m. after receiving reports of shots fired.

  • Associated Press July 20, 2019 5:30 am

    Suspect in Japan Anime Studio Arson Reportedly Had Grudge

    The man suspected of setting ablaze a beloved Japanese animation studio, killing 34 people, was raging about theft and witnesses and media reported he had a grudge against the company, as questions arose why such mass killings keep happening in the country. Police only have said the suspect Shinji Aoba, 41, who is hospitalized with severe burns and unable to...

  • Massachusetts June 15, 2019 7:40 pm

    Notre Dame Celebrates First Mass Since April Fire

    The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the devastating April 15th fire that ravaged its roof and toppled its masterpiece spire. Exactly two months after the blaze engulfed the landmark Gothic building in the French capital,...

  • Massachusetts June 15, 2019 7:40 pm

    Notre Dame Celebrates First Mass Since April Fire

    The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the devastating April 15th fire that ravaged its roof and toppled its masterpiece spire. Exactly two months after the blaze engulfed the landmark Gothic building in the French capital,...

  • Massachusetts May 24, 2019 6:19 pm

    Worker Seriously Injured at Lynn Construction Site

    A construction worker suffered serious injuries and was rescued after becoming trapped as a result of a wall collapsing at a Lynn, Massachusetts construction site. Lynn police received a call of the incident at 8:15 a.m. and responded to the area of 43 Munroe St. There, they learned four individuals were trapped and all but one person was able to escape.

  • BOSTON May 6, 2019 6:59 pm

    Boston Police Officer Injured in Pedestrian Crash

    A Boston police officer was injured in a pedestrian crash on Monday afternoon. The crash occurred shortly after noon Monday on Hyde Park Avenue.

  • Massachusetts April 2, 2019 5:55 pm

    Construction Worker Killed After Getting Stuck in Engine of Crane

    An 82-year-old construction worker is dead after police in Chester, New Hampshire, say he got caught inside the engine of a crane Monday night. Chester police identified the worker as Alfred Rongone. The accident happened at Mill Pine Village, a retirement community still being developed in Chester. The property owner was the one who found him and called the police.

  • Massachusetts February 28, 2019 11:26 pm

    Worker Dies After Incident at Construction Site

    One worker is dead and two are injured after something went tragically wrong at a construction site in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts December 20, 2018 4:08 pm

    Worker Taken to Hospital From Waltham Construction Site

    A worker was taken to a local hospital from a construction site in Waltham, Massachusetts on Tuesday morning. The construction worker was taken from the top floors of 500 Totten Pond Road by paramedics around mid-morning after a fall. Firefighters and EMTs were called to the site to treat him.

  • Attorney November 28, 2018 6:39 am

    Groups Demand End to Info-Sharing on Asylum-Seeking Children

    Earlier this year, the federal agency tasked with caring for asylum-seeking children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border officially took on a new, little heralded role: helping to deport relatives of the young migrants. In a Wednesday letter to the heads of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Homeland Security, 112 civil-liberties and...

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