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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.


Tip campaign in unsolved killing of 10-year-old Holly Piirainen to be held Sunday in Sturbridge

Carla Jackman, Holly's aunt, said the recent anniversary has been tough on the family. Holly was the daughter of Christina Harrington and Richard Piirainen. She also had two younger brothers.


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.

PATCH - 2018-10-20 12:30:00

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.


Brimfield man injured after truck rolls over his legs

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A man was hospitalized Saturday after his truck rolled over his legs in Brimfield.According to the Brimfield Police Department, police were called to a residence on Haynes Hill Road at 2 p.m. for a report of a man who was injured.Police said the man in his 60's was injured

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-10-21 11:54:59

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

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-10-19 16:39:56

U.S. Sen. Warren, GOP challenger to face off in second debate

Massachusetts Senate candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, and her opponent State Rep. Geoff Diehl shake hands before a debate in Boston, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-10-21 14:10:07

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

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-10-19 21:51:37

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.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-10-19 18:36:00

CT Transit Drivers Demand Bathroom Access

“DOT needs to really step up and start building some bathrooms and take ownership of the property and take care of their workers, their employees,” said Ralph Buccitti, Business Agent Financial Secretary for Local 281.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-10-20 20:54:50

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

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-10-20 17:12:30

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

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 21:37:00

Man in critical condition after motorcycle crash

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - A man is in critical condition Friday night after a serious motorcycle crash in Providence. By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - A man is in critical condition Friday night after a serious motorcycle crash in Providence. Providence Pol

ABC6.COM - 2018-10-20 04:19:00

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.

NECN - 2018-10-19 22:10:11

Here’s what happened in the Senate debate between Elizabeth Warren and Geoff Diehl

BOSTON (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, Massachusetts state Rep. Geoff Diehl, clashed on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren’s decision to release a DNA test during their first debate Friday.The meeting was combative at times, with the candida

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-10-20 02:07:41

Fall River assault suspects arrested

Police identified the suspects as Shannon Smith, 36, and Adam Levesque, 38, both of Fall River.

WPRI - 2018-10-20 03:06:25

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.

NECN - 2018-10-19 17:41:03

Officials determine that coal stove was what caused CO leak at Wales home

WALES, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Officials have determined that a coal stove was the reason behind a carbon monoxide leak at a home on 4 Brows Beach Rd that killed one person.This according to the State Fire Marshall's office.A couple was home at the time of the incident, and the husband died during the inci

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 16:28:00

'I've waited a long time for this day,' says sister of DPW foreman killed at Longmeadow railroad crossing

LONGMEADOW -- One year, seven months and five days after her brother died in a collision with a train at Birnie Road and Tina Lane, Cindy J. Cowles says she finally has good news to bring to her 89-year-old mother in Florida.


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.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-10-19 15:23:00