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May 16, 2019

Worcester College Softball Player's Hazing Lawsuit Settled

Worcester College Softball Player's Hazing Lawsuit Settled

A former student-athlete at a Massachusetts college who says she was injured in a hazing incident has settled her lawsuit against the school. The Telegram & Gazette reports that according to court records...

May 10, 2019

Mass. Man Accused of Killing Brother With a Hammer Indicted

Mass. Man Accused of Killing Brother With a Hammer Indicted

A Paxton, Massachusetts man has been indicted for allegedly murdering his brother with a hammer. The Worcester County District Attorney's Office announced Friday that Alexander Asia, 25, was indicted by a grand...

May 10, 2019

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....

May 9, 2019

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...

May 9, 2019

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...

May 8, 2019

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...

May 6, 2019

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...

May 3, 2019

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...

May 3, 2019

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...

May 3, 2019

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...

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New Details in Death of Teen Dropped Off at Hospital
New Details in Death of Teen Dropped Off at Hospital

Police are continuing to investigate the death of an Amesbury girl who was brought to a Massachusetts hospital on Monday afternoon. Chloe Ricard, 13, was left at Lawrence General Hospital at 4:47 p.m. on Monday

Kelly's Roast Beef in Saugus Closed After Worker Is Infected With Salmonella
Kelly's Roast Beef in Saugus Closed After Worker Is Infected With Salmonella

A Massachusetts restaurant has temporarily closed after an employee was infected with a type of salmonella. Officials with Kelly's Roast Beef said they closed their Saugus location Monday night after a...

BPD Commissioner: Officer Accidentally Hit Child With Cruiser
BPD Commissioner: Officer Accidentally Hit Child With Cruiser

A 1-year-old girl is recovering after she was run over by a Boston police cruiser in the city's Roxbury neighborhood on Monday. The incident happened at about 7 p.m. in the area of 618 Shawmut Ave. Surveillance

Police Looking to ID Suspects in South Boston Assault
Police Looking to ID Suspects in South Boston Assault

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men seen on surveillance video Mother's Day weekend assaulting a man in South Boston. Video released on Tuesday shows the victim on the sidewalk...

Abortion Rights Advocates Protest Across US to #StoptheBans
Abortion Rights Advocates Protest Across US to #StoptheBans

Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women's access to abortion that have passed in several...

Principal: Student Discovers Hand-Drawn Swastika on Desk
Principal: Student Discovers Hand-Drawn Swastika on Desk

Officials are investigating after a student discovered a hand-drawn swastika on a desk at a middle school in Newton, Massachusetts. The discovery was made Monday on a desk at the F.A.