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Massachusetts State Police trooper placed on administrative leave after allegedly drunk during shift

A Massachusetts State Police trooper was placed on administrative leave Sunday morning after he allegedly was drunk on the job. Trooper Jonathan Brown, who works at the Devens barracks, was relieved of duty around 2 a.m. He was in the middle of working an 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift, State Police spoke

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 16:57:17

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

Rockingham County Sheriffs Make Warrant Arrests

BRENTWOOD, NH - Kayla M. Lonergan, 22, lower middle, of Main Street in Danville, was arrested on March 2, 2018, on a judge's order to arrest for failure to appear at the arraignment of an original charge of theft as well as three warrants: Strafford SO-VOP, Danville for habitual offender, and the Ne

PATCH - 2018-03-18 13:00:00

Ofo to keep dockless bike share rolling in Worcester

WORCESTER - With prime cycling weather (hopefully) right around the corner, people can expect to see dockless bike share giant Ofo's trademark yellow bikes on the streets again soon. SPRING FORWARD While people may have noticed a few stragglers being ridden here and there over the winter, Caroline S

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-18 23:35:16

3 arrested with pipe, hatchet and knife after drug money fight

MANCHESTER, NH - On Marrch 17 at approximately 7:15 a.m., Manchester Police Officers responded to the area of 492 Pine St. for a report of several subjects involved in a fight with weapons. The following information is based on a police narrative of what happened next:Twardosky/MPD Upon arrival offi

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-03-17 21:03:05

Big Drug Bust, Tobacco Fraud: The Week In Worcester

WORCESTER, MA-Take a look back at the week on Worcester Patch. WORCESTER, MA-On Monday, March 12, Worcester's vice squad searched an apartment on Main Street, the target Ruben Melendez, 35, of the same address. Surveillance was set up around the address and around... Read more WORCESTER, MA-A North

PATCH - 2018-03-19 00:37:37

3 Dead, 4 in Hospital Following Springfield, Mass. Apartment Fire

WWLP Firefighters in Springfield, Massachusetts, battle a fire that killed 3 people, injured 4 and displaced between 60 to 80 residents in an apartment building on Belmont Avenue. Three people are dead and four others are in hospital following a Springfield, Massachusetts fire in a four-story apartm

NECN - 2018-03-18 14:47:54

Police arrest 3 after early morning Pine Street fight

Police suspect drug-related motive Updated: 7:54 PM EDT Mar 17, 2018 Police suspect drug-related motive Manchester police said they arrested three people after a fight broke out on Pine Street on Saturday morning. Police said they were called to 492 Pine St. after getting reports of several people

WMUR.COM - 2018-03-17 23:54:00

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


Fitchburg man pleads guilty to dealing oxycodone

WORCESTER - A Fitchburg man pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to dealing oxycodone. Marc Merchant, 53, pleaded guilty to three counts of distribution and possession with intent to distribute oxycodone. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled sentencing for June 7. Accordi


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


Leominster Police investigating a threat made by high school student

LEOMINSTER - Police are seeking charges against a high school student following a threat made earlier this week. In a statement posted to the department's Facebook page Wednesday evening, interim Police Chief Michael Goldman said that police were investigating a threat made by a Leominster High Sch