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I-290 Ramp In Worcester Shut For Truck Rollover

WORCESTER, MA-A ramp on I-290 was shut to traffic around 6:20 p.m. due to a crash, according to reports. The Burncoat Street Ramp on I-290 West shut down for a bucket truck roll0ver, according to Massachusetts State Police.

PATCH - 2018-03-17 22:48:11

Two Arrested in Worcester on Drug Charges & Trespassing

Christina Cooper was charged with Distribution of a Class C Substance and Trespassing. Shawn Delano, 35, was charged with Possession of a Class C Substance and Trespassing. On March 16 at about 8:45 a.m., members of the Worcester Police Neighborhood Response Team were in plainclothes conducting surv

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2018-03-16 23:59:59

Woman Facing OUI Charges in Fatal Crash Involving Tow Truck Driver on I-495

A Massachusetts woman is facing OUI-related charges in connection with a fatal highway crash that killed a tow truck driver on Interstate 495 in Andover Wednesday night. Shiina Dionne, 28, of Lawrence, will be arraigned at Tufts Medical Center in Boston Friday afternoon in connection with the crash

NECN - 2018-03-16 15:37:23

Woman bites boyfriend's face during heated argument

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. - A woman in Southbridge bit off a part of her boyfriend's forehead during a discussion on Wednesday, police say. Officers were dispatched to 116 Charlton Street in Southbridge at around 8:30 p.m. for a disturbance call. When they arrived on scene, police found a 49-year-old man b

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-03-16 22:34:50

Landmark Worcester Jewish restaurant Weintraub's beset by health-code violations

WORCESTER - Two years shy of its 100th anniversary, Weintraub's Jewish Delicatessen at 126 Water St. is showing its age. Customers these days are few. At the lunch hour Wednesday, the place with its old-style booths was empty, as it was at midafternoon Thursday. The leaves of the plants in the windo

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-18 00:47:00

Out of business: Mixed reactions in Auburn to Toys 'R' Us closure

AUBURN - The line snaked well past the cash registers, and steady traffic flowed through the parking lot Saturday as shoppers took advantage of dwindling time to be a Toys "R" Us kid. "I think it's sad, where are kids going to go?" asked MaryAnn Ritacco, of Worcester, Saturday afternoon at the Toys

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-17 23:10:22

Expect heavy delays on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound near Auburn after a tractor trailer rollover

Drivers should expect heavy delays Friday morning on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound near Exit 10 in Auburn after a tractor trailer rolled. Massachusetts State Police tweeted a photo of the overturned truck in the left lane of the highway around 7:15 a.m. The tractor trailer came to rest on its

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-16 11:53:37

Serious two-car crash closes Route 6 in Brooklyn

(File) BROOKLYN, Conn. (WTNH)-Route 6 in Brooklyn has been closed at Tatnic Road after a two-car accident on Saturday, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The crash was reported around 3:20 p.m. State police, the fire department and emergency medical personnel responded to t

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-17 20:02:06

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police Investigating Man Who Was Jumped, Seriously Beaten in Worcester

The man suffered serious facial fractures, stab wounds and internal bleeding. On Monday, March 12, at approximately 2:21 a.m., Worcester Police responded to St. Vincent's Hospital Emergency Room, for a report of a stabbing victim that had walked in. Upon the officers arrival they met with the 42-yea


Actor from Grafton dies after two-car crash

An actor from Grafton who appeared in more than a dozen television shows and movies has died from injuries he sustained in a two-car crash in Leominster. An obituary from The Roney Funeral Home in North Grafton identified him as 33-year-old Shawn Contois of North Grafton. The crash occurred around 8


Grafton man ID'd as driver in fatal Leominster crash

LEOMINSTER -- The man killed in a two-vehicle car crash at the intersection of Merriam Avenue and Washington Street Saturday morning has been identified as a Grafton resident. Shawn Contois, 33, was traveling east on Merriam Avenue at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday when he collided with another heading s


Cold weather persists in Massachusetts ahead of another potential storm

No warm weather appears to be in sight as the spring equinox inches closer. Cool and breezy weather will continue on Thursday and throughout the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Light snowfall overnight could lead to patchy black ice across roadways Thursday morning. High tempera


Kevin Perry Jr. drug money fallout: Fellow Worcester restauranteur Christopher Slavinskas charged with lying to DEA

Yet another Worcester restaurateur is facing charges in connection with the drug money laundering case against Kevin A. Perry Jr., the former owner of the Usual and Blackstone Tap eateries. Christopher Slavinskas, a co-owner of the Hangover Pub on Green Street, was charged in February with lying to


College of the Holy Cross to Drop Knight Imagery as Mascot

College of the Holy Cross/Facebook The president of the College of the Holy Cross says the Jesuit school will stop using the image of a knight as a logo and mascot even though trustees last month decided to keep the nickname Crusaders for its athletic teams. "This in-between decision is so political


Video shows girl at Massachusetts high school beaten, dragged by hair

With fellow students screaming and swearing in the background, in a video that's been seen thousands of times on social media, a 13-year-old girl who attends South Middle School in Brockton was dragged around by her hair, punched in the head and kicked, according to her mother. The Brockton Enterpri