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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.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:24 PM EDT

Man, Woman Stabbed at Leominster Park

Man, Woman Stabbed at Leominster Park

Two people were hospitalized Thursday evening after being stabbed at a park in Leominster, Massachusetts. Police responded to Carter Park on Main Street at about 6:20 p.m. where a man and a woman in their...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 06:45 PM EDT

Neo-Nazi Signs Posted in Leominster; Rip Them Down, Mayor Says

Neo-Nazi Signs Posted in Leominster; Rip Them Down, Mayor Says

Several neo-Nazi stickers were discovered in the city of Leominster over the weekend, something that the Massachusetts city's mayor decried on Monday. “Leominster is no place for hate and no one will tear us...

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Cleanup Underway After Bomb Cyclone Slams Region
Cleanup Underway After Bomb Cyclone Slams Region

A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds Thursday hampered efforts to...

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Panel Discussion Weighs Potential of Safe Injection Sites
Panel Discussion Weighs Potential of Safe Injection Sites

The public discussed the possibility of safe injection sites Thursday at a meeting in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood. The room was packed at the Massachusetts General Hospital Charlestown Health Center for a...

Man Allegedly Attacked Woman Walking in Brookline
Man Allegedly Attacked Woman Walking in Brookline

Police are looking for a man they say attacked a woman and yelled racial insults Tuesday evening in Brookline, Massachusetts. The woman told police she parked on Dean Road around 7:15 p.m. and was walking...

Cape Cod Wrestles With Short-Term Rental Boom
Cape Cod Wrestles With Short-Term Rental Boom

Imagine buying a house, then watching an investor snap up the property next door and list it for rent on a short-term rental website like Airbnb, with parties, blaring music and more. Some Cape Cod residents...

'Rattled': Woman Explains Why She Left Fox in Home Overnight
'Rattled': Woman Explains Why She Left Fox in Home Overnight

A sly fox broke into an Ocean Beach woman's home for an overnight stay this week, a rare sighting that has only happened a handful of times in San Diego County, according to officials. Kessa Pellum awoke at...