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Stop & Shop Employee Charged With Stealing Cash, Cigs, From Store
Video shows that she allegedly stuffed cash in her pocket, and sometimes cigarettes, on nights she closed the store.
Two more Massachusetts State Police troopers agree to plead guilty to overtime abuse
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 50-year-oldPaul Cesan, of Southwick, and 46-year-oldEric Chin, of Hanover, will both plead guilty to one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds, under a plea agreement.
Southbridge man charged with armed robbery in North Attleboro
The suspect, Todd M. McCabe, 43, of Southbridge, was being held on $100,000 cash bail pending arraignment Wednesday in Attleboro District Court.
Fall River assault suspects arrested
Police identified the suspects as Shannon Smith, 36, and Adam Levesque, 38, both of Fall River.
2.5 kilos of heroin seized during Sturbridge traffic stop
The driver, 27-year-oldJuan Jaquez, and his passengers, 38-year-oldYanet Lopez Mendozaand 49-year-oldDaniel Rivera-Rosado, allegedly couldn't confirm who the owner of the vehicle was.
Brimfield man suffers serious injuries after freak accident involving truck
BRIMFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Brimfield was rushed to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a freak accident on Haynes Hill Rd.Officer Ryan Olszta of the Brimfield Police Department tells us that a 60-year-old man was working on his truck when the accident occurred.The man had placed his truck on bl
Body of missing diver recovered off Nahant
The Coast Guard tells Boston 25 News that a call came in around 10 a.m. Saturday for an "overdue diver" roughly one mile south of Nahant. The captain of charter boat Keepah said the 37-year-old diver did not surface when expected. Search boats were launched, as well as air crews and the State Police
State trooper stabbed, driver shot after chase ends in New Salem
An 18-year-old New Hampshire man was shot after he allegedly stabbed a Massachusetts State Police trooper numerous times at the end of a lengthy pursuit that started in New Hampshire and ended in New Salem, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon, authorities said.The man, a Manchester resident who polic
Coal stove blamed for deadly carbon monoxide poisoning Wales, MA
A coal stove is blamed for a deadly carbon monoxide poisoning in Wales, Massachusetts. According to State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, the victim was working on the coal stove while it was running at the time of the incident on Wednesday afternoon. His wife called 9-1-1 stating that people were
Wareham Woman Wins $1M on Powerball Ticket
The grocery store will receive $10,000 as a bonus for the sale, Massachusetts State Lottery officials said.
Fun Food Things to Do in R.I. and beyond for Oct. 19-21
Brews for Books fundraiser in Central Falls, Food Truck Night in Newport, a food truck festival for the family in Pawtucket, a Grange breakfast in North Kingstown and an afternoon of food and history in Warren are among the events.
State Trooper Stabbed, Suspect Shot Following Police Pursuit
The trooper, a 47-year-old married father, suffered stab wounds to his shoulder and neck area, as well as his arm. He was alert and responsive when he arrived at the hospital, and is currently undergoing surgery.
Danbury Man Struck and Killed by Car in Brookfield
Police said the victim, 58-year-old Harold Trafton, was unloading equipment from a trailer near 230 Whisconier Road when he was hit by a vehicle trying to move around the trailer. Trafton was taken to Danbury Hospital where he died.
Police hunt for wanted man after making threat to kill
He is wanted in connection for five charges including making a threat to kill, breach of harassment order, assault, theft and criminal damage.
Teacher accused of sexually abusing sixth-grade boy found dead
One more record-challenging hot day before big change There is light at the end of this hot and humid tunnel. After setting another record with 93 degrees yesterday, we're in for another record-challenging hot day today. Action News Jax Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh says we'll come close to the
Sweep of drug dealers on Wednesday nets 32 individuals in Fitchburg
District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. was at the Fitchburg Police Department with Mayor Stephen DiNatale and Police Chief Ernest Martineau for a press conference to talk about the 27 arrest in the city Wednesday for a city wide drug bust. Chief Martineau, on left, and DA Early listen to questions fr
5-year-old last seen in Webster, MA two years ago found in Florida
New England's Unsolved: Holly Piirainen 25 Years Later Webster Police say he was kidnapped by his mother, Christina Hale, first going from New York to her mother's home in Webster. The child's father showed up in Webster in January of 2017, asking police for help. "He was from New York, he had pape
CO poisoning kills 1, sickens 1 in Massachusetts home
WALES, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died of carbon monoxide poisoning and a second is being treated after falling ill in a Massachusetts home.Firefighters responding to a 911 call found two unconscious people in the Wales home at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.Both residents were brought t
Iconic Puppeteer Behind Big Bird Retiring After Nearly 50 Years
WOODSTOCK, CT – The man behind two of your favorite friends who live on Sesame Street has announced he will be retiring, leaving them in the hands of two capable puppeteers who will work to carry on their legacies.
Mass. Native Caroll Spinney, Sesame Street’s Big Bird & Oscar, Is Retiring | Boston Informer
Caroll Spinney tellsthe New York Timesthat Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouch.