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Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 07:41 AM EDT

Worcester Man Pleads Guilty to Fatally Stabbing Ex's Ex

Worcester Man Pleads Guilty to Fatally Stabbing Ex's Ex

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing the father of one of his former girlfriend's children. The Telegram & Gazette reports that 29-year-old Charlie Jimenez pleaded guilty Wednesday in...

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 10:43 AM EDT

Free Coffee for Leominster Residents Who Report Potholes

Free Coffee for Leominster Residents Who Report Potholes

Leominster residents can get a free cup of Joe if they report potholes in the town. Mayor Dean Mazzarella’s office and the Department of Public Works are offering residents free coffee in an effort to motivate...

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:34 AM EDT

Husband, Wife Dead in Murder-Suicide in Northborough

Husband, Wife Dead in Murder-Suicide in Northborough

Officials in Northborough, Massachusetts, say a husband and wife are dead in an apparent murder-suicide that happened at a home on Tuesday night. After receiving a call for a domestic dispute at about 10 p.m....

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:33 AM EDT

Police Searching for 2 Men in Armed Home Invasion in Fitchburg

Police Searching for 2 Men in Armed Home Invasion in Fitchburg

Police are searching for a suspect following an alleged home invasion and shooting in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Authorities said officers responded to the third floor of 9 Chester St. just before noon for a...

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:33 AM EDT

Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Allegedly Brandished Knife

Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Allegedly Brandished Knife

Police shot and wounded a man in a Hopedale home last night after he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 06:27 PM EDT

Missing Auburn Woman Found Safe

Missing Auburn Woman Found Safe

Police in Auburn, Massachusetts, are looking for a 74-year-old woman who was reported missing Tuesday. Auburn Police say Carol Jones was last seen around 2:30 p.m. in the Pakachoag Street area.

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:32 AM EDT

Police: Man Shot in Worcester

Police: Man Shot in Worcester

Police are investigating a shooting in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester Police confirmed Tuesday night that a man had been shot in the abdomen in the area of Harlem Street.

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:31 AM EDT

Worcester Native Predicting Weather for the U.S. Navy

Worcester Native Predicting Weather for the U.S. Navy

While most people get their weather forecasts from television, or a smart phone, the United States Navy gets its forecasts from Petty Officer 1st Class John Campbell, a 2011 graduate of Worcester Technical High...

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:31 AM EDT

Man Arrested in Connection to Fitchburg Shooting

Man Arrested in Connection to Fitchburg Shooting

A 24-year-old man is in custody after a shooting in Fitchburg that left another man with a gunshot wound in his right shoulder. Richard L. Bennefield, of Fitchburg, was arrested and charged with aggravated...

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:30 AM EDT

Men Seen Prowling on Home Surveillance Camera

Men Seen Prowling on Home Surveillance Camera

A neighborhood is on alert in Westborough, Massachusetts, after two Worcester men were caught on home surveillance prowling through yards and breaking into cars early Thursday morning.

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8-Alarm Fire Rips Through Downtown Natick Building
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Thick plumes of smoke could be seen coming from an unforgiving eight-alarm fire Monday morning as the 10-hour blaze sent three firefighters to a hospital and consumed several small businesses in Natick,...

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