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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 01:02 PM EDT

Owner of Vehicle in Hit-and-Run of 4 Kids Neglects to Talk to Police

Owner of Vehicle in Hit-and-Run of 4 Kids Neglects to Talk to Police

A Massachusetts woman who owns a vehicle that plowed into a group of children and fled the scene this weekend is declining to talk to police. Police in Stoneham have been investigating a hit-and-run crash that...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 07:58 PM EDT

4 Arrested in Salem Beating That Left Woman Cut, Bruised, Concussed

4 Arrested in Salem Beating That Left Woman Cut, Bruised, Concussed

Four people have been arrested on charges connected to a large fight that left a college student beaten and bloodied in Salem, Massachusetts, this weekend, police said. Jayda Byrne, 20, suffered a concussion...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:40 PM EDT

No Trick: Worcester Considers Marking Halloween on Saturdays

No Trick: Worcester Considers Marking Halloween on Saturdays

Worcester is considering permanently moving Halloween to the last Saturday of October instead of Oct. 31 to avoid problems with midweek trick-or-treating. Worcester City Manager Edward Augustus Jr. hopes to...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 05:36 PM EDT

Woman With Hatchet Arrested Robbing 7-Eleven in Mass., Police Say

Woman With Hatchet Arrested Robbing 7-Eleven in Mass., Police Say

A woman brandishing a hatchet robbed a 7-Eleven store in Weymouth, Massachusetts, Tuesday morning before being arrested by a police officer who happened to be in the area, authorities said. Surveillance footage...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 03:16 PM EDT

Driver Dies After I-91 Crash in Springfield, Police Say

Driver Dies After I-91 Crash in Springfield, Police Say

State police say the driver of an SUV that went out of control on a Massachusetts highway has died. Police in a statement said the Toyota Highlander was headed south on Interstate 91 in Springfield at about 10...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 03:20 PM EDT

Dump Truck Overturns in Belmont, Backing Up Traffic

Dump Truck Overturns in Belmont, Backing Up Traffic

An overturned dump truck was causing traffic delays Tuesday afternoon in a neighborhood in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 01:46 PM EDT

Drone Spotted Near Aircraft That Took Off From Boston

Drone Spotted Near Aircraft That Took Off From Boston

Authorities say the crew of a plane that took off from Boston's Logan International Airport spotted a drone at a higher-than-allowed altitude. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Boutique Airlines...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:11 PM EDT

Burlington Mall 'Transformation' to Include New Dining Pavilion, Play Area

Burlington Mall 'Transformation' to Include New Dining Pavilion, Play Area

The Burlington Mall in Massachusetts will soon be undergoing a transformation. Beginning in January, the shopping center will begin interior and exterior renovations which include elevated and modern furnishin...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:04 PM EDT

Felicity Huffman Reports to Calif. Prison in College Cheating Scandal

Felicity Huffman Reports to Calif. Prison in College Cheating Scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman reported to prison in California on Tuesday to serve her 14-day sentence for her part in the nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, according to a representative for the...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:48 PM EDT

77-Year-Old Woman Missing in Worcester Found Safe

77-Year-Old Woman Missing in Worcester Found Safe

A 77-year-old woman who'd been missing for about two days from Worcester, Massachusetts, was found safe after police had asked for the public’s help in locating her. Luz Febres, 77, had last been seen at her...

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