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Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 11:05 AM EDT

Family Seeks Answers After Child Dies While Eating Carrots

Family Seeks Answers After Child Dies While Eating Carrots

The family of a 10-year-old girl who died at an elementary school in Worcester earlier this month while eating continues to search for answers relating to her death. Marilyn Ofobi Korankyewaa was eating carrots...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 11:27 PM EDT

Man Found Dead Near Detonated IEDs After Fitchburg Fire, Explosions

Man Found Dead Near Detonated IEDs After Fitchburg Fire, Explosions

A person was found dead near improvised explosive devices following a massive fire and series of explosions in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, authorities said Monday evening. The man was found on the third floor of...

Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 at 05:25 PM EDT

Mass. Woman Runs Own Half Marathon After Mix Up With UK Race

Mass. Woman Runs Own Half Marathon After Mix Up With UK Race

A Massachusetts woman thought she was signing up to run a half marathon near her home, not across the Atlantic Ocean. Sheila Pereira learned too late that the Worcester City Run Half Marathon was actually being...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 06:55 PM EDT

Mass. Police Dog Stabbed With Screwdriver Returns to Work

Mass. Police Dog Stabbed With Screwdriver Returns to Work

A police K9 who was stabbed multiple times in the head with a screwdriver while on duty is back on the job in Worcester, Massachusetts. K9 Beebs, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, returned to work this week...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 06:40 PM EDT

Man Hit With Murder Charge in Worcester Burned Body Case

Man Hit With Murder Charge in Worcester Burned Body Case

A Massachusetts man was charged with murder Friday in the death of a man whose burned body was found covered in bubble wrap last week in Worcester. The murder allegation comes after the same man was charged...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 06:02 PM EDT

2 More Men Charged in Case of Burned Body Found in Worcester

2 More Men Charged in Case of Burned Body Found in Worcester

Two more men faced a judged Monday in connection with the grisly death of a man whose body was found burned and covered in bubble wrap last week in Worcester, Massachusetts. Daniel Luis Rivera, 27, and...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 06:36 PM EDT

Worcester Man Held on Bail After Allegedly Trying to Kidnap a Teen Girl

Worcester Man Held on Bail After Allegedly Trying to Kidnap a Teen Girl

A Massachusetts man is being held on $10,000 bail for allegedly trying to kidnap and assault a young girl after she got off a school bus in Worcester Monday afternoon. Jose Palau, 37, of Worcester, tried to...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 06:30 PM EDT

Arrest, New Details in Case of Burned Body Found in Worcester

Arrest, New Details in Case of Burned Body Found in Worcester

A charred body found in a wooded part of Worcester, Massachusetts, this week was likely wrapped in bubble wrap and a blanket, prosecutors said Friday as they announced the arrest of a man in connection with the...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 11:26 AM EDT

2 Arrested in Connection to Deadly Shooting of Man on Bike

2 Arrested in Connection to Deadly Shooting of Man on Bike

Two men have been arrested in connection to the death of a man who was shot while riding his bicycle last week in Worcester, Massachusetts. Police said they had arrested 24-year-old Juan Gutierrez of Southbrid...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 05:51 PM EDT

Body Found Near Fire in Worcester; Police Investigating

Body Found Near Fire in Worcester; Police Investigating

Police in Worcester, Massachusetts are investigating what they called a suspicious death after a body was found near a fire. At about 6 a.m. Tuesday, firefighters responded to a call of a blaze in a wooded area...

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