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Webster man stole 7 manhole covers, leaving orange traffic cones in their place, police say

Around 3 p.m. last Wednesday, Webster police got an unusual call. Someone had stolen a manhole cover and left an orange traffic cone in its place. And the calls kept coming. In about two hours, police fielded seven calls about missing manhole covers with orange cones mysteriously left in their place

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 19:53:37

Suit: Gay Couple Gets 'Hateful' Flyers, Not Wedding Programs From Printing Company

A gay couple says in a federal lawsuit that a printing company sent them pamphlets with messages about temptation and sin instead of the wedding programs they ordered for their special day. Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg sued Vistaprint on Tuesday in Massachusetts. They were married in Pennsylvania

NECN - 2018-01-18 01:59:18

Fire tears through house in Leicester

LEICESTER - Firefighters from several towns are battling a house fire on Foster Street on Wednesday night. A neighbor said the homeowners and their dogs got out safely. Thick smoke and flames billowed from the roof of the house in the Rochdale section of town. In addition to Leicester firefighters,

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-18 02:24:41

Webster: Monique Pierangeli to succeed Ted Avlas in schools' business position

WEBSTER - In what is being described as a seamless transition, the school district's business chief will retire next month, and he will be succeeded by an assistant in that office. Ted Avlas, the district's assistant to the superintendent for business the past 10 years, is retiring Feb. 28. The very

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-17 11:00:00

Gov. Charlie Baker 'skeptical' about safe drug injection sites

Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday voiced skepticism about the idea of safe injection sites, where a person can come to inject themselves with illegal drugs in a hygienic environment with oversight by trained staff. Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders said during testimony be

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 15:22:16

Cherise Hill was 'hunted down' and killed because she witnessed previous attack, prosecutor says in murder trial of Pedro Solis

It took one phone call to end Cherise Hill's life. As the murder trial against Pedro Solis began in Worcester Superior Court Tuesday, prosecutor Brett Dillon said Solis called his co-defendant on the morning of Dec. 2, 2015. Solis, according to Dillon, spotted Hill and wanted Miranda to come down

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:44:40

Longtime Western Massachusetts prosecutor Jane Mulqueen confirmed as superior court judge

The Governor's Council on Wednesday voted 6-2 in favor of Jane Mulqueen's nomination for a superior court judgeship. Mulqueen has spent her legal career so far working for prosecutors in Western Massachusetts, rising to become chief of the special victims unit in the Hampden district attorney's offi

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 22:44:01

Fire In UMass Hospital Parking Garage: Reports

WORCESTER, MA-Firefighters battled a blaze in the parking garage at UMass hospital Wednesday evening, according to several reports and scanner alerts. The fire reportedly erupted from at least eight parked cars in the garage on South Street on the campus in Worcester. No injuries have been reporte

PATCH - 2018-01-18 00:54:40

Man arrested in connection with 2017 murder on city's near northwest side

Clarence Holder INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - IMPD arrested a man Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the shooting death of a 39-year-old father last year. Police say information from witnesses and evidence gathered at the scene in the 1100 block of Congress Ave. led them to arrest 33-year-old Clarence H

FOX 59 - 2018-01-17 04:46:04

Mother of missing Indianapolis man fears worst

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A 19 year old Indianapolis man has been missing since last week and his mother fears the worst. Cathy Mann has reported son Trevon Mann's disappearance. The case is under investigation by IMPD's missing persons unit. The teen lives with his mother near one of Indy's crime hot s

WTHR - 2018-01-17 21:37:43

Video surfaces of IN teen wearing Nazi flag, using racial slurs

NOBLESVILLE, IN (WRTV/CNN) - An Indiana teen has lost his job and now he's worried about his parents after a video of him chanting racial slurs and holding a Nazi flag went viral online. The teen, Mat Blood, says he is deeply sorry for his actions. "Saying on a megaphone a lot of hateful things that

14NEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 15:29:09

Woman dies after being pulled from vehicle submerged in pond on New Year's Eve

INDIANAPOLIS -- A woman pulled from a retention pond on New Year's Eve on Indianapolis' south side has died. The Indianapolis Fire Department was called to a retention pond at 4909 Sunview Circle at around 8:23 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2017. A woman was trapped in her SUV in the water. Carol D. Perkins, 49

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-01-17 18:20:48

Court docs shed light on how nurse's aide, boyfriend allegedly murdered Brownsburg woman

Keisha Summerhill and Arion Cruthird BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Court documents released Tuesday are shedding new light on the brutal murder of a 74-year-old woman in her Brownsburg home. Police say the body of Alive Wright was found by her adult daughter on Sunday, Jan. 7. She also discovered her father, w

CBS4INDY.COM - 2018-01-16 22:27:12

Police respond to reports of kids left in car in freezing temperatures

(WISH Photo) INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Police are warning parents about the dangers of leaving your kids in the car alone in below freezing temperatures. The latest case happened Tuesday night at Castleton Square Mall. 24-Hour News 8 learned a passerby waved down security after seeing two kids alone i

WISH-TV - 2018-01-18 03:17:43

Carmel police seeking man after credit cards, iPhone stolen from woman's purse

(Carmel Police Department Photo) CARMEL, Ind. (WISH) - The Carmel Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man after multiple items were stolen from a woman's purse. The incident happened on December 2 just before 2:30 p.m. when police were dispatched to the Clay Terra

WISH-TV - 2018-01-17 18:51:47

Traffic stop leads to meth arrest

A police officer noticed a headlight out on a vehicle and stopped it, and found methamphetamine and a possible drug ledger book. Shannon Nicole Beatty, 38, of Indianapolis, was arrested on a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substanc

DAILYJOURNAL.NET - 2018-01-17 06:26:16

Middletown to buy more properties at former psychiatric center

MIDDLETOWN - The city will procure more properties at the former Middletown Psychiatric Center as it moves along with redeveloping and rebranding the site into the Middletown Community Campus. The Common Council's purchase will include 13 buildings and 35 acres of land at 122 Dorothea Dix Dr. Middle

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-18 00:26:43

Middletown OKs purchase of new fire engine

MIDDLETOWN - The city fire department will get a new engine within the next year for just under $600,000 after the Common Council approved the purchase Tuesday night. Fire Chief Don Luis said this type of apparatus typically runs between $650,000 and $700,000. The new apparatus will replace one that

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-18 02:40:15

Ramapo PD: Heroin user found passed out in car

Ramapo police found a suspected heroin user passed out in his car in the Village of New Hempstead Tuesday night. The 32-year-old Haverstraw man, Taylor Galackin, was parked off of Summit Park Road, where officers woke him up and discovered he was under the influence of heroin, Ramapo police said.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 01:46:49

Man who admitted to strangling child's mother takes plea for jail, probation

SUPERIOR COURT -- A man who admitted to strangling his child's mother in Sandyston causing her to lose consciousness during a domestic violence incident in November 2017 accepted a plea offer for jail and supervised probation. David Heller, 32, of Unionville, N.Y., pleaded guilty to his original cha

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-17 05:25:00