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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 07:19 PM EDT

Convenience Store Clerk Accused of Sexual Assault

Convenience Store Clerk Accused of Sexual Assault

Held without bail, 20-year-old Ahmad Ali of Worcester is accused of sexually assaulting a customer at the Webster convenience store where he works.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:09 PM EDT

Problems Continue to Plague Lowell High School

Problems Continue to Plague Lowell High School

Parents say they are worried about ongoing problems at Lowell High School.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:21 PM EDT

Gov. Baker Says He Supports Death Penalty for Cop Killers

Gov. Baker Says He Supports Death Penalty for Cop Killers

Following the killing of a Massachusetts police officer last week, Gov. Charlie Baker said he would sign a bill reinstating the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 07:56 PM EDT

NFL's Gronkowski Buys Stake in Horse Who Shares His Name

NFL's Gronkowski Buys Stake in Horse Who Shares His Name

A horse named Gronkowski has been purchased, at least in part, by his namesake. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced Wednesday that he had bought a substantial stake in Gronkowski, a...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 04:24 PM EDT

Parents of Slain 6-Year-Old Girl Held on $250K Cash Bail

Parents of Slain 6-Year-Old Girl Held on $250K Cash Bail

Parents of a 6-year-old girl who died in Massachusetts are being held on $250,000 bail following a dangerousness hearing.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 05:23 AM EDT

State Police Payroll Director Charged With Stealing Funds

State Police Payroll Director Charged With Stealing Funds

A payroll director for the Massachusetts State Police has been on unpaid leave for several months for allegedly stealing money from the department.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 03:43 PM EDT

Out-of-State Drivers Owe Massachusetts $15M in Unpaid Tolls

Out-of-State Drivers Owe Massachusetts $15M in Unpaid Tolls

The state is owed more than $15 million by out-of-state drivers who used the Massachusetts Turnpike without E-ZPass transponders, and much of it will likely never be collected.

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Broken System? 3 Cops Killed, 3 Career Criminals Charged

Broken System? 3 Cops Killed, 3 Career Criminals Charged

On the day Yarmouth officer Sean Gannon was laid to rest, two police chiefs called for change to a system that has freed three violent offenders who went on to kill police officers.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:12 PM EDT

Officials: Propane Tanks Blow Up Amid 3-Alarm House Fire

Officials: Propane Tanks Blow Up Amid 3-Alarm House Fire

Crews from several Massachusetts communities are battling a 3-alarm fire involving propane tanks at a multi-family home in Malden Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 01:29 PM EDT

Slain Officer Posthumously Promoted to Sergeant

Slain Officer Posthumously Promoted to Sergeant

The Yarmouth Police Department has posthumously promoted K9 officer Sean Gannon to sergeant on the day he is being laid to rest.