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Missing Massachusetts boy found safe two years later in Orange County
The Orange County Sheriff's Office says that there Missing Persons Unit was contacted by the Webster Massachusetts Police Department regarding a 2016 abduction that occurred within their jurisdiction. The biological mother, Christina Hale, abducted her then 3-year-old son, Matthew Hale.
Teacher accused of sexually abusing sixth-grade boy found dead
One more record-challenging hot day before big change There is light at the end of this hot and humid tunnel. After setting another record with 93 degrees yesterday, we're in for another record-challenging hot day today. Action News Jax Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh says we'll come close to the
5-year-old last seen in Webster, MA two years ago found in Florida
A 5-year-old boy last seen in Webster about two years ago was found 1,500 miles away in Orlando, Florida. An anonymous tip sent to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on Tuesday helped Florida sheriffs locate the boy. Webster Police say he was kidnapped by his mother, Christina Ha
Live updates as armed police close off two streets in Lincoln
According to police, gangs often recruit susceptible people to move both drugs and cash between areas, and use intimidation tactics to invade vulnerable people’s homes from which they deal their illicit wares.
After community meeting, crowd marches to child molester's new home
Wednesday night's meeting was called after it was learned he'd be moving to the Washington Park neighborhood. Upon his release, Gardner had to register as a Level III sex offender, meaning he's a high risk to re-offend, so police know where he lives.
Police hunt for wanted man after making threat to kill
He is wanted in connection for five charges including making a threat to kill, breach of harassment order, assault, theft and criminal damage.
Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 19 edition - Community Advocate
1:39 a.m.Arrested,Gaddiel Vargas, 19, of 462 Hamilton St., Apt. 2, Southbridge, for unlicensed operation of MV, marked lanes violation, warrant.
Mass. Native Caroll Spinney, Sesame Street’s Big Bird & Oscar, Is Retiring | Boston Informer
Caroll Spinney tellsthe New York Timesthat Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouch.
Massachusetts child abducted in 2016 found in Florida, woman charged with kidnapping
Authorities say Hale fled Webster, Massachusetts, with her now-5-year-old son after a court in that state awarded full custody to the child's father in September 2016.
Iconic Puppeteer Behind Big Bird Retiring After Nearly 50 Years
WOODSTOCK, CT – The man behind two of your favorite friends who live on Sesame Street has announced he will be retiring, leaving them in the hands of two capable puppeteers who will work to carry on their legacies.
Man who shot good Samaritan gets 45 years in prison
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - A man convicted of fatally shooting a good Samaritan coming to the aid of a woman being assaulted outside a Connecticut bar has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. The Day of New London reports (https://bit.ly/2PFS6uq) that Dante Hughes was sentenced Wednesday, three month
Plainfield PD: Arrest made on Jewett City man on drug possession charge
Latest Windham County NewsPlainfield PD: Arrest made on Jewett City man on drug possession chargePuppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiringState police investigate shooting, stabbing in WindhamState Police, Life Star respond to scene in WindhamPolice search for missing Willimantic man
Police: One person dead following carbon monoxide leak in Wales
WALES, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - One person has died and another rushed to the hospital following a carbon monoxide leak at a home on Brows Beach Rd.The scene is still very active, with several police cruisers still on scene.The leak happened at a home on Brows Beach Road.Several different units responded, i
Police: Mom made 'concerning Google searches' before 5-year-old son's hot car death
Whitney Bosselman, of Waterford, was charged Monday with criminally negligent homicide and risk of injury to a minor. She was freed on $50,000 bond.
State police investigate shooting in Windham
Latest Windham County NewsState police investigate shooting in WindhamState Police, Life Star respond to scene in WindhamPolice search for missing Willimantic manI-395 south reopens in Killingly after emergency road workClosed Plainfield school on track to reopen in JanuaryWINDHAM, Conn. (WTNH) - Co
State Police, Life Star responds to scene in Windham
Officials say the victim has been flown to a local hospital by Life Star. Police are currently on the scene speaking to witnesses, collecting evidence, and searching for a suspect.
‘Sesame Street’ puppeteer Caroll Spinney done playing Big Bird
Caroll Spinney tells theNew York Timesthat Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouch.
Freeze warning issued for several counties
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A freeze warning has been issued for several counties in advance of a cold front.The freeze warning was issued for Tolland and Windham counties from 3 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Thursday. New Haven, New London, Fairfield, and Middlesex counties have the warning from 4 a.m. until 9 a.
'Largest jackpot in the game's history:' Mega Millions prize swells to $868M
"This is an exciting time for our customers and our retail partners and we encourage people to keep the experience of playing the lottery fun by playing responsibly," Michael Sweeney, Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery, said in a statement.
Cumberland man, 42, dies after I-295 crash
More Local News165 Providence students missed every day of school during bus strikeCumberland man, 42, dies after I-295 crashEthics panel finds probable cause official violated laws