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Two Arrested for Distributing Heroin in Worcester

Richard Contreras, 25, was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of Class A Substance with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Class A Substance and Possession of Class E Substance. Lydia Wiley, 24, was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of Class A Substance with the Inten

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Massachusetts woman charged in assault that left niece dead

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts woman has been charged in the death of her 11-month niece. Shu Feng Hsu, of Quincy, was held on $200,000 bail after pleading not guilty Thursday to assault and battery on a child causing serious bodily injury in the death of Chloe Chen. Prosecutors say Hsu was Ch

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-23 11:28:06

Southbridge couple face drug charges after apparent transaction at car wash

SOUTHBRIDGE - Police charged a couple this week with dealing crack cocaine after allegedly observing the husband conduct a sale at a local car wash. David and Sage Guzman, both 21, of 46 Glenwood Ave., pleaded not guilty in Dudley District Court to charges of trafficking in 36 to 100 grams of cocain

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-24 00:31:10

Former Worcester lawyer charged with stealing from firm

WORCESTER - A former personal injury attorney at a Worcester law office was arraigned Thursday in Central District Court on a charge that he stole from the firm. Ross A. Annenberg, 53, was charged with one count of larceny over $250 by a single scheme. A not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf. An

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-23 15:31:57

Badly injured driver flees Webster accident scene

WEBSTER - A police canine unit and a regional accident reconstruction team responded to an accident Thursday night involving a driver who apparently went the wrong way down Granite Street and hit several parked cars. The driver and a passenger fled on foot, police said. Authorities were able to loca

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-23 20:55:46

5 guns confiscated from Southbridge man accused of choking teen daughter

SOUTHBRIDGE - A father who legally possessed five firearms had the weapons confiscated by authorities after he allegedly assaulted and strangled his 16-year-old daughter. Yongson Yu, 57, of 376 Lebanon Hill Road, pleaded not guilty this week in Dudley District Court to assault and battery, strangula

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-24 00:13:30

Fire marshal: Smoking caused deadly fire at Three Rivers apartment building

THREE RIVERS, Mass. (WWLP) - The Office of the State Fire Marshal has determined the cause of the Three Rivers apartment fire in which one person was killed. According to Department of Fire Services Public Information Officer Jennifer Mieth, the fire was caused by improper disposal of smoking materi

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:40:08

Joseph Kenadek indicted for the killing of his girlfriend Brenda Hatheway, mother of missing Worcester woman Sabrina Hatheway

A Webster man has been indicted for the killing of his girlfriend, Brenda Hatheway, the mother of Sabrina Hatheway, who has been missing since December 2014, officials said. Joseph Kenadek was indicted Friday by a Worcester County Grand Jury for second-degree murder, according to the office of Worce

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-23 20:03:07

Drug defendant to police: 'The stuff in that car puts me in prison for the rest of my life'

SPRINGFIELD -- Five men from Western Massachusetts have been charged in connection with a Mexican drug trafficking right that brought dozens of kilos of cocaine, heroin and pure Fentanyl to communities across the country including Greater Springfield. David Cruz, 40, of Westfield, was the first to b

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 15:43:50

Police Release Surveillance Video in Hit-and-Run

A 14-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after he was hit while riding his bike and turning onto Putnam Avenue on March 15, according to police. (Published Thursday, March 22, 2018) Police are asking for the public's help finding a driver wanted in connection with the hit-and-run of

NECN - 2018-03-22 18:21:35

Car Rolls Through Stop Sign, Pulled Over, Cops Find Heroin: WPD

WORCESTER, MA-Two are facing drug charges after police found heroin and pills in their car during a traffic stop. Around 2:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, a Worcester officer spotted a Toyota Tacoma in front of him, the driver rolling through a stop sign at the intersection of Cutler and Dorchester

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:30:00

Rollover Crash Closes I-91 Southbound in Enfield

ENFIELD, CT - State police have closed Interstate 91 southbound at exit 48 due to a rollover accident Friday morning. A police radio transmission at 7:15 a.m. indicated the crash was "a non-fatality." However, police said they expect the highway closure to be "a considerable length of time."

PATCH - 2018-03-23 11:13:32

Alleged gang member tied to Worcester slaying is charged with armed robbery, sex trafficking, witness intimidation

WORCESTER - An alleged gang member who spent more than 2 years in jail in connection with a 2015 homicide is back behind bars, court records show, after he allegedly held a gun to the head of a man who had testified about being shot in 2012. Anthony D. Chambers, 32, was sentenced in November to the


South High Community School students set for WGBH's High School Quiz Show

Worcester's South High Community School competes for a spot in the quarterfinals against Newton North High School at WGBH's annual High School Quiz Show Mar. 24, hosted by Billy Costa. "Every kid on this show is smarter than I ever will be. It's not a high school knowledge thing, it's just a knowled

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-23 01:00:00

MA Barber Killed In Front Of Shop Of 41 Years: Patch PM

Northeast Animal Shelter more than doubled adoption fee revenue between 2008 and 2016, even as it turned away local homeless animals. David O'Donnell owned Yankee Clipper Barbershop for the past 41 years. It was in front of that shop he lost his life. A 30-year-old Boston man did nothing to get help


As rumors circulate, West Brookfield police chief says quadruple homicide investigation proceeding by the book

WEST BROOKFIELD - Tension, fear and frustration are evident here three weeks after a mother and her three children were found dead in their home - victims of a homicide about which little information has been released. People want to know who killed Sara Bermudez, 38, and her children, Madison, 8, J


MGM Springfield hires Andres Gomez, 33, of Ludlow, as director of restaurants

SPRINGFIELD -- Calling it a "dream come true," Andres Gomez, of Ludlow, recently was hired as MGM Springfield's director of restaurants. At 33, Gomez already has a long history in the business. "I'm very, very excited," Gomez, who will work with some premiere chefs coming to the resort casino, said


One dead in Three Rivers apartment building fire

The overnight fire in Palmer that left one dead had crews from a number of nearby towns on scene to put it out. Around 2 a.m., emergency crews arrived to an apartment building on Springfield Street in the Three Rivers section of Palmer to find heavy flames on the back porch. The fire was on the thir


Police Looking for Missing Man From Methuen, Massachusetts

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Methuen Police are looking for a man who has been missing since Wednesday. Police say Michael Meuse, 42, was last seen leaving his Birch Avenue residence in Methuen in a gray 2012 Ford Fusion, with Massachusetts license plate 2GZM80. Meuse is desc


Heavy police presence on Fort Pleasant Ave. in Springfield

Western Mass News is following breaking news in Springfield where there's currently a heavy police presence on Fort Pleasant Avenue. Our crew on-scene said there was at least 11 Springfield police cruisers. It appears that police are surrounding an apartment building located on 56 Fort Pleasant Ave