• Gardner 20 hours ago

    Loved ones remember Gardner woman at vigil 4 months after her murder

    Family and friends gathered Wednesday in Gardner, Massachusetts, to honor the memory of a woman killed four months ago. The vigil for Breanne Pennington, a 30-year-old mother of four, was organized by the Gardner Domestic Violence Task Force. Pennington was found shot to death on Oct. 22 in her Cherry Street home. Her husband, Aaron Pennington, is charged with her…

  • Gardner November 30, 2023 8:53 am

    Man steals ambulance from Gardner hospital, leads police on chase through towns

    A man allegedly stole an ambulance from Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, leading police on a chase through multiple towns and hitting at least one other vehicle before he crashed the emergency vehicle into a pole, according to officials. The Ashburnham Fire Department said EMS were at the hospital’s emergency room around 5:40 p.m. to drop off...

  • Gardner October 27, 2023 11:33 am

    Search of Gardner lake concludes, manhunt continues for man wanted for wife's murder

    A dive team’s search of a lake in Gardner, Massachusetts, on Friday as part of the ongoing search for a man wanted for murder in connection with the shooting death of his wife earlier this week has concluded. State police said their Dive Team and Marine Unit searched Lake Wampanoag with assistance from Massachusetts Environmental Police. The lake is...

  • Gardner October 26, 2023 3:08 pm

    Authorities release new photo of Gardner man wanted for wife's murder

    Authorities released a new photo of a Massachusetts man wanted for murder in connection with the shooting death of his wife on Thursday. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said police are continuing their search for Aaron Pennington after his wife, Breanne Pennington, 30, was found fatally shot inside the couple’s Gardner home on Sunday. The photo released Thursday…

  • Gardner October 25, 2023 4:48 pm

    Murder warrant issued as manhunt continues for husband accused of killing wife in Gardner

    A murder warrant was issued Wednesday for Aaron Pennington for fatally shooting his wife, Breanne Pennington, according to the Worcester District Attorney’s Office. Authorities are continuing their search for 33-year-old Aaron Pennington that began Sunday after his wife was found shot to death inside their Gardner, Massachusetts, home. Police have been searching a 500-acre property known as Camp Collier...

  • Gardner July 12, 2023 5:59 pm

    Man seriously injured in stabbing at Planet Fitness gym, suspect arrested

    A man was stabbed at a Planet Fitness gym in Gardner, Massachusetts, on Wednesday morning, and another man was arrested miles away after being pulled over on a highway, police said. Officers were called to an assault and battery at the gym on Victoria Lane at around 10:36 a.m., Gardner police said. When officers arrived, they found a 43-year-old man…

  • Gardner June 13, 2023 11:32 am

    Nurse stabbed at Heywood Hospital in Gardner

    The suspect has been identified as 76-year-old David Nichols, of Greenville, New Hampshire.

  • Massachusetts June 14, 2023 1:28 pm

    Patient cuts nurse's neck at Heywood Hospital, prosecutors say

    A patient receiving care at a Massachusetts hospital cut a nurse in the neck as she tried to adjust his oxygen tube Monday night, prosecutors said at the man’s arraignment Tuesday. David Nichols, a 76-year-old from Greenville, New Hampshire, was arrested at Heywood Hospital in Gardner after the attack about 8 p.m., Gardner police have said. A person speaking...

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