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Teacher Accused Of Abusing Students At School

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js BROCKTON (CBS) – Brockton schools have launched an investigation after two parents claim a fifth grade teacher at Brookfield Elementary School abused their children. The accused teacher has already been suspended once before these allegations. Parents say they want the fifth grade reading teacher removed. They say she shoved and shook their kids for…

Month You Give Birth Could Affect Postpartum Depression Risk

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js BOSTON (CBS) – It’s estimated that 1 in 9 women in the United States develops postpartum depression, and the time of year a new mom gives birth may make a difference. Looking at the medical records of more than 20,000 women, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that moms who gave birth in…

Firefighter Arrested For DUI With Daughter In The Car Had ‘Too Much’ To Drink

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js MANSFIELD (CBS) — A veteran Mansfield firefighter was ordered to attend inpatient alcohol treatment after being arrested for a DUI while his nine-year-old daughter was in the car. It began on Friday afternoon, when James Devine, who was off-duty, rear-ended a car on South Main Street and took off, Mansfield Police said.  He had apparently…

3 New England airports were named among the best in the U.S.

Three New England airports were named among the 10 best airports in the U.S. in Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s 30th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and none of them are named “Logan.” Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, ranked No. 5, T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, ranked No. 9, and Portland International Jetport in Portland, Maine ranked No.…

Inventor Creates High-Tech Pill Bottle To Battle Opioid Crisis

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js CBS Local — A Virginia inventor has created a hi-tech pill bottle he hopes will be a game-changer in the nation’s current opioid crisis. Joseph Hamilton says his invention will prevent patients from abusing their prescriptions and send information to police if the bottles are broken into. The Amherst, Virginia man says he was personally…

These 10 cities could be Boston's biggest rivals for Amazon's affections

In the nationwide publicity competition to win Amazon’s second headquarters, Boston has a lot of competition. From metropolises like New York City to cities and towns virtually in Boston’s own backyard, local governments across the country have submitted bids for the retail giant’s second headquarters, which promises to have a transformative impact on the eventual…

Court Upholds Murder Conviction In 2004 Antifreeze Death

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court has upheld the 2008 murder conviction of a former radio reporter found guilty of killing his wife by poisoning her with antifreeze. The state Supreme Judicial Court said in its decision issued Monday the evidence of James Keown’s guilt was “overwhelming.” Keown is serving a life sentence in…

Tuesday-Wednesday Storm Brings Torrential Rain, Damaging Winds

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js BOSTON (CBS) — Torrential rainfall and damaging winds on the way. It sure has been a while, hasn’t it? After one of the warmest and driest first three weeks of October ever recorded, some dramatic changes on the way in the next few days. While all these spectacularly sunny and warm weekends have surely…

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