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Donation Jar for Girl Sick with Cancer Stolen from Store

March 3rd, 2015
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- Police in New Bedford are asking for the public's help in identifying two women who stole a donation jar that contained money for a girl suffering from cancer. The women entered the Mark's Beverage liquor store last...

Volcano in Southern Chile Erupts, Thousands Evacuated

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March 3rd, 2015
(Ctsy: Twitter) SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A volcano in southern Chile has erupted, prompting officials to evacuate thousands of people in the surrounding area. The Villarica volcano erupted Tuesday around 3 a.m. local time (0600 GMT), according...

‘Free Range’ Parents Under Investigation for Child Neglect

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March 3rd, 2015
(Courtesy: Meitiv family) MARYLAND (WGGB) -- Two parents in a Maryland suburb are under investigation for neglecting their children. But it's what brought the investigation about that's getting nation-wide attention. Danielle and Alexander...

Body of Italian Tourist Hit by Piece of Glacier is Recovered

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March 2nd, 2015
photo MGN/Michael Clarke - Wikicommons ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Authorities in Alaska have recovered the body of a 28-year-old Italian tourist who was killed when he was crushed by a chunk of ice that broke from a glacier. Alaska State...

What to Expect from Costco’s New Deal with Visa and Citi

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March 2nd, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) By KEN SWEET and CANDICE CHOI The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. After...

Artist: Clinton Museum Portrait has Nod to Lewinsky’s Dress

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March 2nd, 2015
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia artist says that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress. Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News that a shadow...

Ebola Survivor Leaves US after Recovery to Return to Africa

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March 2nd, 2015
This Oct. 7, 2013 photo provided by Jeremy Writebol show his mother, Nancy Writebol, with children in Liberia. Writebol is one of two Americans working for a missionary group in Liberia that have been diagnosed with Ebola. Plans are underway to...

Snowy Boston Starts Removing Parking-Space Savers

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March 2nd, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, orange cones and other stuff...

Schilling Fires Back After Offensive Twitter Posts About His Daughter

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March 2nd, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wikimedia) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is firing back at cyberbullies who posted offensive comments about his daughter on Twitter. Schilling congratulated his daughter on Twitter...

Mom Convicted of Killing Son, 5, by Poisoning Him with Salt

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March 2nd, 2015
(AP Photo/The Journal-News, Joe Larese, Pool) By JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding...

$4 Million in Gold Heading to Mass. Stolen from Truck in North Carolina

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March 2nd, 2015
by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in eastern North Carolina say armed robbers stole $4 million in gold from a truck traveling on Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts. The Wilson County...

Woman Hires Impersonator to Attend Party

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March 2nd, 2015
Courtesy: Task Rabbit (ABC) - When faced with a last-minute invitation to a far away friend's birthday party, most of us would choose to send a text with our regrets or possibly a gift in absentia. But one creative Californian came up with a...

Stolen Car & Custom Crutches Returned to AIC Student

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February 28th, 2015
(Courtesy: Springfield PD) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- A stolen car is returned to its rightful owner, an 18 year-old college student at American International College. Alexis Morel is a cancer survivor who had her leg amputated. Though...

Dress That ‘Greatly Resembles’ Stolen Nyong’o Gown Recovered

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February 28th, 2015
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin...

Police: Lynn Woman Let 2-Year-Old Daughter Sip Margarita

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February 27th, 2015
SALEM, Mass. (AP) -- A Lynn woman is facing child endangerment charges for allegedly allowing her 2-year-old toddler to take sips of her margarita at a Salem bar and pouring a little of the alcoholic beverage into the girl's no-spill...