US pools close, go without lifeguards amid labor shortage

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Manager Ashley Ford strode the perimeter of one of Indianapolis’ five open swimming pools, monitoring kids as they jumped off a divingRead More

WATCH: Man tries to saw off catalytic converter amid string of thefts

A search is on for a man who tried to saw off a catalytic converter from a car parked outside a limo company in Plainville.Read More

‘Change, renewal and progress’: Canton police swear in first woman chief

The town of the canton swore in a new police chief in a special ceremony Tuesday evening. Helena Rafferty is only the 14th person inRead More

Man arrested in Lowell, found with handgun and drugs

A 40-year-old man was arrested in the Highlands neighborhood of Lowell on Tuesday after Special Investigation Section Detectives found items including a handgun and cocaineRead More

Boston woman charged with animal cruelty released after death of her pitbull

A Boston woman charged with animal cruelty from the death of her dog in February was released Monday and ordered not to own or workRead More

Man smashes Westboro Fire Station doors, points laser at officials

A Northboro man is facing charges after he allegedly smashed two doors of the Westboro Fire Station before pointing a red laser at responding officers.Read More

Local artist paints his support for the Celtics

A new piece of street art is on display in Cambridge that depicts several of the Celtics’ key players. Local artist David McGillivray said heRead More

R.I. man aims to break burpee world record

A Rhode Island man is aiming to break his third world record next month, hoping to top 11,000 burpees in 24 hours– all for aRead More

MBTA launching urine detection pilot program

The MBTA is launching a pilot program to rid its stations of urine. The pilot program will debut this summer in four downtown elevators. TheRead More