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Mass. High school Student Allegedly Pushed Teacher

April 15th, 2015
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — School authorities say a Weymouth High School student is facing disciplinary action for assaulting a teacher in a classroom, reportedly because the female teacher had confiscated the student's phone. Superintendent...

CEO Cuts Own Salary to Give Workers a Big Raise

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April 15th, 2015
Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments, is cutting his salary by $930,000 to raise every one of his 120 employees' salaries to $70,000 by 2017. (Ctsy: Gravity Payments) SEATTLE, Wash. (WGGB) -- The CEO of a Seattle-based credit-card payments company...

Proposal to Ticket ‘Tired Drivers’ in Maine

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April 15th, 2015
MAINE (WGGB) -- Legislators in Maine are pushing for new rules on the road. Some are hoping to make tired driving a ticketable offense. The proposal would prevent those who have up for more than 24 hours from getting behind the wheel. However,...

Pink Takes on Critics of Her Weight

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April 14th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / RCA Records) (WGGB)-- Pink is taking on her critics after fans took to Twitter to comment about her added weight. The 35-year-old singer says she isn't worried about her weight and her fans shouldn't be...

Rita Wilson Recovering After Double Mastectomy

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April 14th, 2015
(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Rita Wilson is recovering after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer. The 58-year-old actress and singer, who had been appearing in Larry David's play "Fish in the...

Manhole Cover Sent Flying by Blast is Caught on Video

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April 14th, 2015
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say an underground electrical fire is blamed for an explosion that sent a manhole cover flying more than 200 feet above a Buffalo street in a blast that was captured by a television news...

Hidden Cameras Reveal Thefts by Airport Workers

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April 14th, 2015
(CNN) -- You're about to see video of baggage thieves, caught red-handed, rifling through luggage. It's a problem nationwide, and it is not just about stopping theft. These are airport baggage handlers, thieves, inside the belly of a...

Percy Sledge, who Sang ‘When A Man Loves a Woman,’ Dies at 74

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April 14th, 2015
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," has died. He was 74. East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Coroner Dr. William "Beau" Clark confirmed to The Associated Press that Sledge...

Parents of ‘Free Range’ Children Face Scrutiny from Child Protective Services

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April 14th, 2015
(CNN) -- It's a parenting debate: when is it okay to let your children walk home by themselves? A Maryland couple has made national headlines as so-called "Free-Range" parents, allowing their 10-year-old and six-year-old to roam...

NY Couple’s Baby Name Dispute Escalates to Online Petition

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April 14th, 2015
(Photo: Kseniya Voinov) NEW YORK (ABC) - A baby-name dispute between a New York City husband and wife has turned into an online Battle of the Titans. After bickering back and forth with his expectant wife, Kseniya Mihailovna Soukeras, for...

Celtics Clinch Improbable Playoff Birth with Nets Loss

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April 14th, 2015
(AP Photo/Matt York) BOSTON (WGGB) -- Despite being four games under .500 as of Monday, the Boston Celtics not only made the playoffs, but have a good shot at locking up the 7th seed in the NBA's Eastern Conference. The Celtics have the...

2 Wesleyan Students Expelled Following Molly Drug Arrests

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April 13th, 2015
photo MGN-Online MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Wesleyan University says two of the five students arrested on drug charges following a rash of on-campus overdoses have been expelled. Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley says in a...

More Than 100 Sickened by Norovirus During San Diego Cruise

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April 13th, 2015
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Federal health officials say 106 passengers and six crew members aboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship were sickened by the gastrointestinal illness norovirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an...

Red Sox Fans Face Increased Parking Fines Around Fenway

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April 13th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox fans attending the home opener might get an expensive ticket if they park in resident-only spots around Fenway Park. A new city ordinance that boosts the game-day fine for using resident-only spots in the...

Colo. Woman Receives $43M Tax Bill

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April 13th, 2015
(CNN) -- A Colorado woman owes $43 million dollars in taxes. That's according to an online statement she received from the IRS. She thought it must be a joke, but so far, the bill hasn't gone away. Joyce Buckland logged into the...