A former high school cheerleader from Wilbraham has been stabbed to death in Boston. The body of Amy Lord was found Tuesday at Stony Brook Reservation in Hyde Park. The 2007 Minnechaug graduate was reportedly abducted by two men near her South Boston apartment Tuesday morning. She was forced to withdraw money from five ATMs before being killed. Her car was set on fire and found by police in South Boston. Hundreds turned out for a candlelight vigil in Wilbraham Wedneseday night.
Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.
In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.
Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.