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Massachusetts man who fatally shot himself after being pulled over by cops had a nasty surprise in car's trunk
Law enforcement authorities in Maine reported they found a woman's body in the trunk of a car belonging to a Massachusetts man who fatally shot himself after being pulled over during a traffic stop. According to Maine State Police, 34-year-old Gyrth Rutan was found driving in an erratic manner in Ga
Worcester attorney dies after crowbar smashes through windshield in Spencer
John Madaio, a 63-year-old Paxton native, was driving on Route 9 near Main Street shortly before 10 a.m. on Monday when the crash occurred, Spencer Police said.
Woman found dead in trunk of car in Maine identified, allegedly murdered - Worcester Mag
Above, a Facebook image of Gyrth Rutan, who killed himself after being pulled over by police in Maine last week. A woman’s body was found in the trunk of his car.
Spencer woman identified as victim in fatal trailer-truck crash in Sturbridge
The truck driver, a 54-year-old Manchester, New Hampshire man, was taken to Harrington Hospital by Sturbridge Emergency Medical Services ambulance with injuries that were not critical, police said.
Final 128 units opened at 145 Front, a luxury housing development in downtown Worcester
The second section of 145 Front, a luxury housing development in downtown Worcester, was unveiled Tuesday as another 128 units were opened.
Witnesses Wanted in Death of Attorney Who Died in Crash
John Madaio, 63, of Paxton, Massachusetts, was killed Monday while traveling on Route 9 in Spencer. He was driving into a condominium parking lot soon after he left the East Brookfield Courthouse.
4 more State Police troopers relieved of duty in connection with overtime scandal
Less than a year later, five state troopers have been arrested, and one has pleaded guilty. The announcement of the four additional troopers placed on leave came on the same day The Boston Globe reported payroll fraud had been suspected as early as 2014, but no action was taken.
Police arrest alleged Lawrence gang member suspected in shooting on drug, firearms charges
Wilmer Roque, 22, of Methuen, was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, attempted murder and assault with a dangerous weapon for the Lawrence shooting. He also faces drug and firearms charges after troopers allegedly found heroin, cocaine and a loaded Smith & Wesson M&P 9 mm handgun in h
Gyrth Rutan of Sturbridge killed himself in Maine with woman's body in trunk during traffic stop, police say
Investigators have determined that the woman was not killed in Maine, and Massachusetts State Police and the Worcester County District Attorney's Office are investigating, Maine State Police said.
State Police Arrest 3 in Auburn For Trafficking Cocaine
AUBURN, MA—Patrols on Wednesday pulled an Acura TSX over around 7:30 p.m. on I-290 in Auburn, the driver committing multiple vehicle violations. Three occupants were inside.
Police 'Slapped In The Face' By Elizabeth Warren's Racism Claim, Yarmouth Chief Says
Sen. Warren’s recent statement tarnished us all and dimished (sic) the sincerty (sic) of her condolence efforts. I now cannot trust her actions or words are real. I have a lot of repect (sic) for those who serve in elected positions even though we may disagree at times, however statements like this
PD: Thompson man arrested for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl
Latest Connecticut HeadlinesPD: Thompson man arrested for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girlJustice has been served to a young girl who was sexually assaulted by her...Read More »1 min agoOfficials search for missing 23-year-old in ColchesterAuthorities in Colchester are searching for a missing 2
New Details Released in Case of Body Found in Trunk
The suspected child abductor found last week with 11 children and four other adults at a squalid New Mexico compound had trained at least one of the minors to use an assault rifle in preparation for a school shooting, prosecutors said in court documents filed on Wednesday.The children, who officials
Iconic Massachusetts restaurant reopens weeks after salmonella sickened customers
"We did have some positives on people, but we never had a positive on product or anything that was distributed from the restaurant," said Dirk Kiefer, a food safety consultant.
'Together, folks, we are writing a great story,' Gov. Charlie Baker says in formal re-election launch
Amid chants of "four more years" from supporters in a park in Shrewsbury, Baker and his running mate Karyn Polito, the lieutenant governor, formally launched their efforts to secure a second four-year term.
3, 1 Who Escaped From Prison, Charged With Identity Theft
Jose Lopez Rosado, 54, Worcester; John Doe, whose true identity remains unknown, but who was residing in Lynn; and James Alfred Pena Guerrero, 30, a Dominican national residing in Dorchester, were each indicted on one count of aggravated identity theft and one count of false representation of a Soci
Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus again discovered in Worcester - Worcester Mag
The state Department of Public Health said West Nile was found in mosquitoes collected in Worcester. The risk level, which was raised to moderate earlier this year, remains the same.
Woman dead after head-on collision with Massachusetts State Police cruiser in Somerset
A woman is dead following a head-on collision with a state police cruiser in Somerset, state police said.A state police cruiser was responding to a call about a person breaking into a car at about 1 a.m. Friday,WCVBreports.The woman was driving a Honda near the intersection of Riverside and Westhill
Massachusetts cab driver shoots, kills passenger during robbery, officials say
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts cab driver fatally shot a passenger who tried to rob him.The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office says after the cab driver picked up two men in New Bedford early Friday, the men put the driver in a choke hold and used a knife to try to
It's official: The Massachusetts sales tax holiday is happening after Gov. Charlie Baker's sign-off
Attention, Massachusetts shoppers: The 6.25 percent state sales tax is officially taking a holiday this weekend, at least when it comes to items below $2,500.