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Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 01:57 PM EDT

Inert Hand Grenades Discovered at Worcester Church: Police

Inert Hand Grenades Discovered at Worcester Church: Police

Police discovered inert hand grenades among donated school supplies at a Worcester, Massachusetts church after responding to a report of a supicious package, Friday. The grenades were discovered just...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 03:42 PM EDT

Man Charged in Mass. State Trooper's Death Heads to Trial in October

Man Charged in Mass. State Trooper's Death Heads to Trial in October

A Massachusetts man charged with causing the death of a state police trooper has waived his right to a jury trial and instead the case will be heard by a judge. The Telegram & Gazette reported Thursday that...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 02:59 PM EDT

Man Charged With Killing Ex Returned to Psychiatric Facility

Man Charged With Killing Ex Returned to Psychiatric Facility

A New Hampshire man charged with fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in a Massachusetts restaurant where she was attending a book club meeting has been committed to a mental health facility for an additional six...

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 10:54 AM EDT

Deputy Sheriff Charged with Cyberstalking 12-Year-Old Girl He Met on Minecraft

Deputy Sheriff Charged with Cyberstalking 12-Year-Old Girl He Met on Minecraft

A Texas deputy sheriff coerced a Massachusetts girl he met on Minecraft into sending him sexually explicit images of herself, maintaining contact with him for five years, according to the Massachusetts U.S....

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 06:13 AM EDT

Stolen Ferraris Found in Warehouse 180 Miles From Home

Stolen Ferraris Found in Warehouse 180 Miles From Home

Police found two Ferraris in a warehouse in Massachusetts more than 180 miles from where they were reported stolen on Long Island, New York. The Ferraris were found in a Worcester warehouse after police...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 09:00 AM EDT

Police Searching for Men in Dudley Gas Station Armed Robbery

Police Searching for Men in Dudley Gas Station Armed Robbery

Police in Massachusetts are searching for two men who robbed a gas station at gunpoint Tuesday night. Dudley police said officers responded to the robbery at 10:50 p.m. at the Patriot Gas convenience store...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 05:54 AM EDT

Judge Won't Block Demolition of 91-Year-Old Catholic Church

Judge Won't Block Demolition of 91-Year-Old Catholic Church

A Massachusetts judge has denied a preliminary injunction request from a group seeking to halt the razing of a 91-year-old Catholic church. The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Preservation Society argued in its...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 03:01 PM EDT

Man Charged With Killing Ex-Girlfriend Found Incompetent

Man Charged With Killing Ex-Girlfriend Found Incompetent

A New Hampshire man charged with fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend at a Massachusetts restaurant has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial. The Telegram & Gazette reports that a judge Thursday...

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 02:19 PM EDT

Worcester Art Museum Receives $10M Gift From Charitable Foundation

Worcester Art Museum Receives $10M Gift From Charitable Foundation

The Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts has received a $10 million gift it will use to address both its immediate needs as well as its long-term financial health. The gift from the C. Jean & Myles McDonough...

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 06:53 PM EDT

The Legacy of Rocket Pioneer Robert Goddard

The Legacy of Rocket Pioneer Robert Goddard

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, central Massachusetts is celebrating its deep connection to the space age and the man many say started it all.

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Woman Arrested in Connection to Fatal Stabbing of Lynn Man
Woman Arrested in Connection to Fatal Stabbing of Lynn Man

A woman was arrested Monday night in connection to the fatal stabbing of a Lynn, Massachusetts man earlier in the day. Beatrice Ortiz, 34, of Lynn was arrested at her home after 36-year-old Lynn resident...

'Out of Control': Sheriff Says Solution Needed for Boston's 'Methadone Mile' After Attack on Corrections Officer
'Out of Control': Sheriff Says Solution Needed for Boston's 'Methadone Mile' After Attack on Corrections Officer

The Suffolk County Sheriff has had enough with the problems that often escalate right outside the House of Corrections in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. "The number of times we saw people shooting up, or...

FIRST ALERT: Severe Storms to Make Return, Along With Tropical Humidity
FIRST ALERT: Severe Storms to Make Return, Along With Tropical Humidity

It’s not a big break, but it’s a break nonetheless. Tuesday brings sunshine instead of storms and slightly lower humidity for a limited time.

'Boy Meets World' Cast Reunites — In Boston
'Boy Meets World' Cast Reunites — In Boston

Cory, Shawn, Topanga and Eric have reunited! That’s right, the stars of Boy Meets World got together in Boston and the photos will take you right back to the 90s. Actors Ben Savage, Rider Strong, Danielle...

White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of Economy Are Strong
White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of Economy Are Strong

The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President...

Cape Cod Beach Closes After Shark Sighting
Cape Cod Beach Closes After Shark Sighting

Swimmers were ordered out of the water at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet Tuesday after a shark sighting. The beach was closed to swimming until at least 10:20 after a white shark was spotted, according...