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Man killed in Auburn rollover on I-290 ramp Tuesday morning, state police say

A man was killed in an early-morning rollover in Auburn Tuesday, according to Massachusetts State Police. Authorities said the crash happened on the ramp from Route 12 to Interstate 290 east around 12:55 a.m. The male driver was brought to UMass Memorial Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.


Curling Demonstration to Be Held at Worcester Common on Saturday

WORCESTER – Three Central Mass. curling clubs will be holding a curling demonstration on Sat., Feb. 23 at the Worcester Common Oval at 10:30 AM. The three local clubs will take part in a friendly exhibition which will be followed by the demonstration. Members of the public will have an opportunity t


Fed jury acquits Worcester police Sgt. Stephen Roche of brutality

WORCESTER — An eight-member U.S. District Court jury found police Sgt. Stephen Roche not guilty Tuesday of using excessive force against Jose L. Ortiz, a livery driver, during a 2014 drug raid.


Here’s what Elizabeth Warren’s child care plan would mean for parents in Massachusetts and beyond

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan this week to address one of the biggest rising costs for American families: Child care. The Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate is calling for a “robust” increase in federal funding to local governments, schools, and other nonprofit groups to


Worcester Man Killed In Auburn Crash

AUBURN, MA — A 28-year-old Worcester man is dead after his car rolled over on the ramp from the Mass Pike to 290. State police said Carlos Mendoza somehow lost control of his vehicle shortly before 1 a.m. Mendoza was transported to UMass Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


CBD products will be sold at Auburn, Solomon Pond malls

Lisa Eckelbecker Telegram & Gazette Staff @LisaEckelbecker — Kiosks selling CBD products will open later this year at the Auburn Mall and Solomon Pond Mall under a deal between the malls’ owner and Green Growth Brands Inc.


Sports: Worcester's Jose Antonio Rivera, former boxing champ, ready for 50th pro fight

It’s official. Fight number 50 is a go. So says Jose Antonio Rivera, a former three-time world champion who help put Worcester on the map as a boxing city and who made a triumphant return to the ring last year after a seven-year layoff.


Worcester PD Need Help Identifying Suspected Backpack Thief

WORCESTER – The Worcester Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of stealing a student’s backapck from the Mass. College of Pharmacy at 10 Lincoln Square.


At Worcester City Hall rally, Trump slammed for emergency order

George Barnes Telegram & Gazette Staff @georgebarnestg — WORCESTER - Snow and hand freezing cold did not deter more than 50 people who gathered on Presidents Day in front of City Hall waving signs in protest of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to expand the wall on the Me


One dead in overnight crash in Auburn

AUBURN - One person was killed early Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash on the ramp from Route 12 to Interstate 290. The crash occurred shortly before 1 a.m., according to state police. A male driver was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.


Snow, freezing rain and rain on its way and could impact Thursday morning commute in Massachusetts

After a snowy Presidents Day, more winter weather is in the forecast for New England. The National Weather Service reports a low pressure system will move into the northeast starting Wednesday night and ending Thursday morning, bringing a wintry mix that could include snow, sleet, rain and freezing


Worcester lawyer who stole employee's retirement money is suspended from law practice

A Worcester attorney who pocketed his employee's retirement funds has been suspended indefinitely from the practice of law in Massachusetts, the state Board of Bar Overseers announced.


Snowfall Totals in Worcester County After Monday’s Storm

WORCESTER – The National Weather Service [NWS] lists snowfall totals in each Massachusetts county provided to them by highway departments, observers, weather spotters and media outlets.


Food: Lock 50 team to open Italian restaurant in Worcester's Canal District by spring

Lock 50 owner Ed Russo plans to open a second restaurant in the Canal District in April. The new venture, Russo, is an Italian concept led by his nephew, Lock 50 Executive Chef Tim Russo. The new restaurant will be located at 65 Water St. in the former home of Canal Restaurant & Bar, a property that


Call Threatening Shooting At Millbury Restaurant Was Apparent Hoax

MILLBURY (CBS) – A call threatening a shooting at a Millbury restaurant early Tuesday morning resulted in a large police response, but authorities now believe it was all a hoax.


Many in Worcester fail to heed parking ban, find cars towed

Steven H. Foskett Jr. Telegram & Gazette Staff @SteveFoskettTG — WORCESTER - During the snowstorm that started overnight Sunday and trailed off Monday afternoon, 470 vehicles were towed and 565 parking tickets issued, according to the city.


Worcester students protest removal of Colin Kaepernick poster

WORCESTER - Some students at Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School say they are upset that a Black Lives Matter-themed poster of Colin Kaepernick, meant to spotlight black victims of police violence, was taken down.


Serial Subway Restaurant Robber Is Caught In Worcester

WORCESTER, MA ((WBZ NewsRadio) -- A Worcester man is charged with robbing a Subway Restaurant on Shrewsbury Street at knife point-- three times. Police say William Walley of Providence St. entered the store wearing a mask, brandishing a large kitchen knife and demanding money from the register over


WPD Sgt. ‘Not Responsible’ of Excessive Force on Cab Driver

WORCESTER – On Tuesday, Feb. 19, a federal jury found Sgt. Stephen Roche of the Worcester Police Gang Unit “not responsible” of using excessive force against a former cab driver during a 2014 drug raid.


Millbury police get false report of armed threat at Wheelock Inn

George Barnes Telegram & Gazette Staff @georgebarnestg — MILLBURY — Sitting at the bar of the Wheelock Inn Tuesday morning, owner Steven Nevalsky was still trying to understand why someone would make a prank call leading police to believe there was an armed man hiding in his restaurant threatening t