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WCVB-TV Boston

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Recent articles by Mike:

Massachusetts court activity plummets 70% amid COVID-19 outbreak

Six thousand employees are showing up to work in more than 100 courts, but the courthouses are basically off limits to everyone else. → Read More

More testing called for in group homes amid coronavirus outbreak

With COVID-19 infections still on the rise in group homes, there is a push for mandatory testing for all staff who work in the thousands of facilities in Massachusetts. → Read More

Special education is especially challenging with remote learning

Parents, advocates worry that special education plans not keeping up with realities at home → Read More

Whistleblower complaints over worker safety higher amid coronavirus pandemic

Complaints from employees across the country to OSHA are way up this year compared to last year. → Read More

OSHA sees spike in worker claims

Hundreds of people across the country are filing whistleblower complaints with OSHA related to COVID-19 concerns in their workplaces. 5 Investigates' Mike Beau... → Read More

Federal worker safety watchdog 'missing in action' during pandemic

An employee of a Massachusetts fish processing plant says there is a lack of social distancing and inadequate protective gear in her workplace. → Read More

A plea for help from nurses at state facility for developmentally disabled

With COVID-19 cases skyrocketing, nurses inside a state-run facility in Danvers for people with developmental disabilities tell 5 Investigates help is urgently needed to stem the tide of infections. → Read More

Northeastern journalism students adapt to online classes

We have a unique look at what it's like for college students who witnessed their semester on campus come to an abrupt end.5 Investigates' Mike Beaudet teaches journalism at Northeastern University and his students are experiencing what journalists everywhere are now doing: reporting on the COVID-19 outbreak."I teach a video news reporting class and my students have been able to produce some… → Read More

State issues guidelines on rationing ventilators

The public health department has issued the guidelines to help hospitals ration who would get access to care such as ventilators if there were more patients than resources. → Read More

Developmentally disabled, staff falling ill to COVID-19 in Mass.

A person with developmental disabilities has died of the novel coronavirus, while 44 others and 42 staff members who care for them have also tested positive. → Read More

Nurses want statewide inventory of personal protective equipment

Coordination on resources called a must to keep caregivers healthy, on the job → Read More

Some inmates released amid coronavirus concerns

A civil liberties advocacy group is hoping freedom is granted to many more people who are locked up. → Read More

A plea for help from behind the lines in war on coronavirus

Nurse emails 5 Investigates about acute shortages of protective gear for hospital workers → Read More

Former MEMA director offers insight into next steps for coronavirus response

5 Investigates spoke with someone who's been on the front lines of nearly every disaster the state has faced over the past decade → Read More

Coronavirus concerns intensify cleaning, disinfecting efforts inside Mass. jail

On county sheriff says the stakes are high in an effort to keep COVID-19 from spreading inside his jail. → Read More

Inmate left bloodied after encounter with officers

The reports from the correction officers at the state prison in Concord are in agreement about the force used against inmate Camilo Velez. → Read More

Police officers among veterans benefitting from court program

Mike Mader couldn't believe it.The man who was arrested after allegedly punching Mader in the face at the Jimmy Buffett concert in Mansfield last summer was suddenly off the hook."I was floored. I was mad beyond mad," he said. "Let down."A judge in Attleboro District Court dismissed the assault and battery and resisting arrest charges against Thomas Bent. Bent is a Boston police officer. He's… → Read More

FDA misses self-imposed deadline to ban shock devices

A deadline for a federal agency to ban devices that deliver electric shocks to disabled students in Massachusetts has come and gone. → Read More

MBTA reliability grades under scrutiny

5 Investigates is looking at how the MBTA measures reliability in the wake of Tuesday's nightmare evening commute on the Framingham/Worcester line that left passengers stranded.The signal issues blamed on a faulty telephone system component from Verizon forced passengers off trains and scrambling to find another way home.The MBTA gives the commuter rail system a B+ for reliability over the past… → Read More

Former fire chief charged with larceny will keep public pension

The subject of a 5 Investigates report who was accused of stealing from his town is able to hold onto his hefty public pension after agreeing to pay back thousands of dollars. → Read More