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Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 11:37 PM EDT

New Details on Arrest in Hit-and-Run That Killed Jogger

New Details on Arrest in Hit-and-Run That Killed Jogger

A man was arrested in the deadly hit-and-run that left a jogger's body in the front yard of a home in Sutton, Massachusetts, this week, authorities said Friday. A 39-year-old Sutton man was taken into...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 06:26 PM EDT

Police Search for 'Special' iPad That Boy With Autism Needs

Police Search for 'Special' iPad That Boy With Autism Needs

The iPad that a three-year-old boy with nonverbal autism uses to communicate with his family is missing, and police in Wellesley, Massachusetts, are asking for the public's help in trying to find it. The "very...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:30 AM EDT

Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Runner

Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Runner

Investigators in Massachusetts continue to search for a hit-and-run driver responsible for fatally hitting a jogger whose body was found in someone’s front yard Wednesday morning. Police are searching for a...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 11:28 PM EDT

Jogger's Body Found in Yard After Sutton Hit-and-Run

Jogger's Body Found in Yard After Sutton Hit-and-Run

A driver struck and killed a man who was jogging in Sutton, Massachusetts, Wednesday morning, according to witnesses and police. Authorities are searching for a white SUV with damage on the passenger side. The...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 03:25 PM EDT

Worcester Man Indicted for Murder Ordered Held Without Bail

Worcester Man Indicted for Murder Ordered Held Without Bail

The Massachusetts man indicted with the murder of a 68-year-old man who was found dead in his basement in March is scheduled to return to court Tuesday for his arraignment. Thomas Garon, 53, of Worcester,...

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 06:59 PM EDT

Mass. Firefighter Accused of Inappropriately Touching Girl

Mass. Firefighter Accused of Inappropriately Touching Girl

A 45-year-old Uxbridge firefighter was charged Friday with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14. Abraham Rodas, of Douglas, sexually assaulted two girls around the age of 10,...

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 10:28 PM EDT

3rd Human Case of EEE Reported in Massachusetts This Summer

3rd Human Case of EEE Reported in Massachusetts This Summer

A third person has a confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, in Massachusetts this summer, health authorities said Friday. A man over 60 years old in northern Franklin County has the rare but...

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 06:51 PM EDT

After Child With Autism's iPad Is Stolen, Community Rallies

After Child With Autism's iPad Is Stolen, Community Rallies

The iPad that a non-verbal boy with autism uses to communicate was stolen from a playground in Marshfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday night, authorities said. And while a man has been charged with taking the...

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...

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