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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...

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 04:28 PM EDT

DA: Fire Lt. Placed on Leave Amid Assault Investigation

DA: Fire Lt. Placed on Leave Amid Assault Investigation

A Massachusetts fire lieutenant has been placed on paid leave pending an investigation as he faces charges of indecent assault and battery. Adam LaFlash, 36, of Sturbridge, was arraigned Monday on three counts...

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Call for Shooter at Auburn Mall Prompts Heavy Police Response

Call for Shooter at Auburn Mall Prompts Heavy Police Response

A report of a man with a gun at a Massachusetts mall prompted a heavy police response Tuesday morning. It all started around 11:30 a.m. when a man called Auburn Police telling them he had a gun, was outside the...

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4th Human Case of EEE Confirmed in Massachusetts
4th Human Case of EEE Confirmed in Massachusetts

A woman in Massachusetts is the fourth confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, in the state this summer, health officials said Sunday evening. A woman over the age of 50 in southern Bristol...

Police: 2 Arrested, 2 Guns Recovered in Dorchester
Police: 2 Arrested, 2 Guns Recovered in Dorchester

Police have arrested two men in connection to an overnight shooting in Dorchester Saturday. Atunbi Bryan, 27, of Brockton and Michael Warner, 34, of Hyde Park were arrested around 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the area...

Body Found in Methuen Woods: Police
Body Found in Methuen Woods: Police

A man's dead body was found Sunday in the woods in Methuen, Massachusetts, according to police. Detectives responded to the scene after the body was found in a body of water by the town's rail trail and bird...

Beautiful Monday Ahead, Will Bring Another Taste of Fall
Beautiful Monday Ahead, Will Bring Another Taste of Fall

Away from the coast, Sunday started off rather cool in the 50s. Temperatures at the coast held in the low to mid 60s, but clouds quickly filled in after dawn with a few showers that moved in from the ocean....

Trump Sends Mixed Messages to China on Trade War
Trump Sends Mixed Messages to China on Trade War

Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit pushed the unpredictable American...

See Every Great White Shark Sighting Near Cape Cod This Summer
See Every Great White Shark Sighting Near Cape Cod This Summer

If it seems like great white sharks are everywhere off Cape Cod and the Islands this summer, it's not just you. They've been seen up and down the Cape, and you can see every sighting right here, as tracked by...