WBZ Evening News Update For August 20RMV Official Fired In Wake Of Record-Keeping Scandal; Quincy Developer Proposes Horse Track, Casino In Wareham; Free Passes For Boston Public Schools Students; Storms Wednesday.
VIDEO: Cambridge Cop ‘Heroically’ Removes Yogurt Cup From Skunk’s Head, Gets SprayedA Cambridge police officer bravely came to the aid of a skunk in need on Monday, but the distressed animal showed its gratitude in a most foul way.
WBZ Evening Forecast For August 20Eric Fisher has an updated weather forecast.
Walpole Police Find Nearly 60 Pot Plants In Vacant Route 1 Gas StationSomeone turned a vacant Route 1 gas station into a “grow house” for pot, according to Walpole police. WBZ-TV’s Louisa Moller reports.
In The Spotlight: The Lyric Stage Company Of BostonJust steps away from the Back Bay T station, a theater is hidden inside a boutique hotel. WBZ-TV’s Paula Ebben reports.
Keller @ Large: Joe Biden’s Lead Among Democrats Is GrowingA new CNN poll shows Biden’s lead in the Democratic presidential nomination race is growing. WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller reports.
Car Catches Fire At Brockton Gas Station Hours After Grand OpeningA mother pumping gas got the scare of lifetime when flames ignited underneath her car. WBZ-TV’s Paul Burton reports.
Woman Charged With Murder In Lynn Stabbing Held Without BailBeatrice Ortiz, 34, was charged with murdering 36-year-old Charles Stankiewicz.
‘Night Crawler Crew’ Believed To Be Behind Robberies In Mass., NHA regional group of thieves, known to police as the “night crawler crew,” has struck again, this time in New Hampshire. WBZ-TV’s Kristina Rex reports.
Quincy Developer Proposes Horse Track, Casino In WarehamA Quincy developer wants to build a horse track, casino, hotel and entertainment complex in Wareham. WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields reports.
Top RMV Official Fired After Fatal Motorcycle AccidentThe director of the state agency that stopped processing alerts from other states about Massachusetts drivers who had broken traffic laws has been fired. WBZ-TV’s Anaridis Rodriguez reports.
Seth Moulton Co-Sponsors Bill To Designate 9-8-8 For Suicide HotlineMassachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is among those co-sponsoring a bill that would designate 9-8-8 as the dialing code for those experiencing a mental health crisis. Katie Johnston reports.
Explosives Detonated Inside Portable Toilets In Rhode IslandAuthorities say explosives were detonated inside portable toilets in Rhode Island. Katie Johnston reports.
2nd Round Of Aerial Spraying For Mosquitoes To Begin In Southeastern Mass.The second round of aerial spraying in southeastern Massachusetts will begin Wednesday.
WBZ News Update For August 20, 2018Severe Storms Wednesday; New SE Mass. Mosquito Spraying; Wareham Race Track Proposal
Woman Arrested In Lynn Stabbing To Be Arraigned On Murder ChargeBeatrice Ortiz, 34, was charged with murdering 36-year-old Charles Stankiewicz.
Boston Public Schools Expands Free MBTA Pass Program To More StudentsNew changes are coming to the way Boston students get to and from class. WBZ-TV’s Michelle Fisher reports.
WBZ Midday Forecast For August 20Sarah Wroblewski has your latest weather forecast.
Walpole Police Find 50 Pot Plants In Vacant Route 1 Gas StationSomeone turned a vacant Route 1 gas station into a “grow house” for pot, according to Walpole police. Katie Johnston reports.
Portland Police Debunk Seltzer Saying ‘Ain’t No Laws When You’re Drinking Claws’Police in Portland, Maine have a hard truth to share about a popular hard seltzer. Katie Johnston reports.