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Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 08:01 AM EDT

Going Nowhere: How to Fix the Painful Worcester-Boston Commute

Going Nowhere: How to Fix the Painful Worcester-Boston Commute

If your daily commute takes you from Worcester to Boston and back again, you know how painful it can be. One bad crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike can back things up for miles. An average commute from...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11:33 PM EDT

Child, Grandmother Struck by Vehicle in Worcester

Child, Grandmother Struck by Vehicle in Worcester

A 3-year-old child and her grandmother are recovering after being struck by a vehicle in Worcester, Massachusetts on Wednesday morning. The crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. in the area of 307 Chandler...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:58 AM EDT

Rapper Joyner Lucas Under Fire for Controversial Music Video Filmed at Worcester Church

Rapper Joyner Lucas Under Fire for Controversial Music Video Filmed at Worcester Church

If you're from central Massachusetts, you may recognize the setting of Grammy-nominated rapper Joyner Lucas' newest video "Devil's Work." It's inside St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lucas' hometown of Worcester....

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 02:35 PM EDT

Suspected Gang Member Arrested at Relative's Funeral

Suspected Gang Member Arrested at Relative's Funeral

A suspected Massachusetts gang member wanted for allegedly threatening to kill a pregnant woman as well as defaulting on a court appearance on drug charges, was arrested Friday by state police at the funeral of...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 06:19 PM EDT

Worcester Police Begins Body Cam Pilot Program

Worcester Police Begins Body Cam Pilot Program

Police in Worcester, Massachusetts are putting on body cameras for the first time this week. The department has started a 6-month pilot program with 20 officers to increase transparency, resolve complaints,...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 06:26 PM EDT

Police Investigate Security Breach at Worcester Airport

Police Investigate Security Breach at Worcester Airport

State police are investigating a security breach at Worcester Regional Airport after a 31-year-old Leominster man believed to have mental health issues accessed a restricted area. The incident was reported just...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM EDT

Worcester Police Department Launches Body Camera Program

Worcester Police Department Launches Body Camera Program

A Massachusetts police department has launched a 6-month body camera pilot program. The Telegram & Gazette reports that Worcester Police Chief Steven Sargent said in a statement Wednesday that the department...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:29 AM EDT

Worcester Opens 1st Recreational Marijuana Shop

Worcester Opens 1st Recreational Marijuana Shop

Residents and visitors in Worcester, Massachusetts will now be able to buy recreational marijuana thanks to the opening of a legal pot shop. Good Chemistry is open for business as of Wednesday as the town's...

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 04:28 PM EDT

DA: Fire Lt. Placed on Leave Amid Assault Investigation

DA: Fire Lt. Placed on Leave Amid Assault Investigation

A Massachusetts fire lieutenant has been placed on paid leave pending an investigation as he faces charges of indecent assault and battery. Adam LaFlash, 36, of Sturbridge, was arraigned Monday on three counts...

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Call for Shooter at Auburn Mall Prompts Heavy Police Response

Call for Shooter at Auburn Mall Prompts Heavy Police Response

A report of a man with a gun at a Massachusetts mall prompted a heavy police response Tuesday morning. It all started around 11:30 a.m. when a man called Auburn Police telling them he had a gun, was outside the...

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New Details in Death of Teen Dropped Off at Hospital
New Details in Death of Teen Dropped Off at Hospital

Police are continuing to investigate the death of an Amesbury girl who was brought to a Massachusetts hospital on Monday afternoon. Chloe Ricard, 13, was left at Lawrence General Hospital at 4:47 p.m. on Monday...

Kelly's Roast Beef in Saugus Closed After Worker Is Infected With Salmonella
Kelly's Roast Beef in Saugus Closed After Worker Is Infected With Salmonella

A Massachusetts restaurant has temporarily closed after an employee was infected with a type of salmonella. Officials with Kelly's Roast Beef said they closed their Saugus location Monday night after a...

BPD Commissioner: Officer Accidentally Hit Child With Cruiser
BPD Commissioner: Officer Accidentally Hit Child With Cruiser

A 1-year-old girl is recovering after she was run over by a Boston police cruiser in the city's Roxbury neighborhood on Monday. The incident happened at about 7 p.m. in the area of 618 Shawmut Ave. Surveillance...

Police Looking to ID Suspects in South Boston Assault
Police Looking to ID Suspects in South Boston Assault

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men seen on surveillance video Mother's Day weekend assaulting a man in South Boston. Video released on Tuesday shows the victim on the sidewalk at...

Abortion Rights Advocates Protest Across US to #StoptheBans
Abortion Rights Advocates Protest Across US to #StoptheBans

Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women's access to abortion that have passed in several...

Principal: Student Discovers Hand-Drawn Swastika on Desk
Principal: Student Discovers Hand-Drawn Swastika on Desk

Officials are investigating after a student discovered a hand-drawn swastika on a desk at a middle school in Newton, Massachusetts. The discovery was made Monday on a desk at the F.A. Day Middle School,...