Breaking News apps
Get faster updates
Download the free Breaking News app for faster updates, alerts and live video on iOS, Android, Windows, and more
Updating in real-time...

Boston, MA, US

Map: National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning for area of eastern Massachusetts, including Boston - Boston Globe

22 WHOA!

Massachusetts, US

More than 3,000 electric customers are without power in Eastern and Central Massachussetts due to storms, rains - WBZ News Radio

16 WHOA!

Worcester, MA, US

Route 290 East and Westbound closed due to flooding in Worcester, Mass., area, state police say

16 WHOA!


Baystate Health officials alerting patients of a 'phishing' incident that occurred over the summer - Western Mass News

11 WHOA!

Boston Children's Hospital-Er, Boston, MA, US

#Breaking: Mass. officials Thursday gave final approval to Boston Children’s Hospital for a $1 billion expansion. https://t.co/utHOtggq4G - @BostonGlobe


2018 US elections

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling says he'll challenge Elizabeth Warren for her US Senate seat in 2018 - USA Today

36 WHOA!

Massachusetts, US

Prosecutors ask judge to release former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi from prison - Boston Globe

18 WHOA!

Massachusetts, US

#BREAKING: US officials recommend early release for ex-House Speaker DiMasi. https://t.co/8TcBrPgYJM - @fox25news


Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies

US Secretary of State John Kerry on death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej: 'His Majesty the King was one of America's most valued and trusted friends, and was the only monarch in history ever born in our country. The Bhumibol Adulyadej Square in the city of Cambridge, in my home state of Massachusetts, marks his birthplace and will remain an enduring memorial to the special bond he created between our peoples. He will be long remembered and will be deeply missed' - statement

End of alert
32 WHOA!

Boston, MA, US

Massachusetts attorney general says an American Legion post in Boston has agreed to a $15,000 penalty to resolve allegations of racial bias at an event - AP

17 WHOA!

Massachusetts, US

Morgan Stanley charged with 'dishonest and unethical conduct' by Massachusetts regulator for pushing brokers to sell loans - Reuters

23 WHOA!

Massachusetts, US

Massachusetts legislators approve plans to rename a bridge in honor of retiring Red Sox slugger David Ortiz - AP

31 WHOA!

Massachusetts, US

#Breaking: MA State Police Trooper Joseph Flynn indicted by NH grand jury for assaulting suspect following chase. via @dsakowich_WMUR - @WMUR9


Yahoo hack 2016

Massachusetts attorney general's office confirms it has asked Yahoo for more information about data breach - @dnvolz

23 WHOA!

Beverly, MA, US

UPS completes 3-mile drone delivery from Beverly, Mass., to Children's Island - USA Today

39 WHOA!

Wells Fargo sales scandal

Sen. Elizabeth Warren accuses Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf of 'gutless leadership,' says he should resign and be 'criminally investigated' - @NathanBomey

38 WHOA!

Massachusetts, US

#BREAKING: Mass. unemployment rate drops to 3.9 percent, its lowest point since 2001 https://t.co/D25aagdm6A - @BostonGlobe


Massachusetts, US

3 Massachusetts State Police troopers suspended during weapons investigation, police say - FOX25

30 WHOA!

Connecticut, US

8 states - Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts - experienced record warmth in August this year; Connecticut and Rhode Island marked their warmest summer - AccuWeather

75 WHOA!

Hurricane Hermine (2016)

Tropical storm watch for Hermine issued from Rhode Island to parts of Massachusetts - National Hurricane Center

27 WHOA!