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Friday, May 10, 2019 at 02:49 PM EDT

Man Dies While in Custody of Massachusetts Police

Man Dies While in Custody of Massachusetts Police

The death of a man while in police custody in Massachusetts is under investigation. Worcester police said Thursday officers found the man suffering from a medical emergency in his holding cell just after 7 p.m....

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 11:10 AM EDT

Driver Who Struck, Killed Woman in Worcester Avoids Jail

Driver Who Struck, Killed Woman in Worcester Avoids Jail

Relatives of a Massachusetts woman struck and killed by a driver who admitted looking at his cellphone seconds before the crash say they are outraged by what they consider a lenient sentence. Tyler Hamilton...

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...

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More Evening, Weekend MBTA Closures Under Faster Improvement Plan
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Dorchester Officer-Involved Shooting Remains Under Investigation
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Scattered Showers, Thunder Continues Ahead of Partly Sunny Wednesday
Scattered Showers, Thunder Continues Ahead of Partly Sunny Wednesday

Scattered showers and thundershowers continue to move east through New England. The rain comes to an end tonight from west to east, but our humidity will stick around for the rest of the night and into the...