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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

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

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

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

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Competency at issue in case of Leominster woman charged in burning of neighbors' house

WORCESTER - A Leominster woman accused of starting a fire that nearly destroyed her neighbors' house will remain in custody without bail for up to 120 days and is scheduled to undergo a preliminary, in-court evaluation next month to determine whether she is mentally competent to stand trial. Linda S

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-16 18:22:31

Man held on knife charges

FITCHBURG -- A Fitchburg man is facing charges after police say he stopped traffic on Rollstone Street and Electric Avenue by approaching vehicles while holding a knife Thursday night, according to court documents. Nicholas Barrieault, 32, of an unknown Fitchburg address, was arraigned Friday on th

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-17 10:31:56

Sex Offender With Gun And Crack Refuses To Surrender, Bit By K-9

MANCHESTER, NH - A local felon and sex offender, who was recently indicted on a failure to report charge in Hillsborough County Superior Court, is in more trouble after a report of suspicious activity ended with him getting bitten by a New Hampshire State Police K-9 unit, according to police. Brando

PATCH - 2018-03-17 12:42:42

'You are only allowed one overdose' sign found at Mass. Burger King

WORCESTER, MA (WGME) -- A sign at a Worcester, Massachusetts Burger King told customers they will be banned for overdosing inside the restaurant, according to WBZ-TV. It has since been taken down. It read: "You are ONLY allowed ONE overdose and then you are banned from this establishment." A Massach

WGME - 2018-03-16 12:02:24

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


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


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


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 council rejects extending pot moratorium

LEOMINSTER -- A majority of city councilors voted in favor of moving forward with regulations for recreational marijuana rather than approve a moratorium Monday night. The moratorium, which was proposed by At-large Councilor Claire Freda, failed in a 6-3 vote and was the second unsuccessful attempt