• Seaport District September 13, 2023 5:17 pm

    Palmer woman accused of threatening to bomb Boston apartment building

    A western Massachusetts woman accused of threatening to bomb an apartment building in Boston’ Seaport District and shoot workers there appeared in court Tuesday. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday that 31-year-old Soledad Hernandez-Medina had been arraigned at the Central Division of Boston Municipal Court in a May 24 incident on Atlantic Avenue. Police responded shortly before noon…

  • palmer July 18, 2023 9:49 am

    Person found dead after shed fire in Palmer

    Firefighters found a person dead inside a shed while responding to a fire in Palmer, Massachusetts, on Monday. State fire officials said a passing driver reported smoke coming from a property on West Ware Road around 1:15 p.m. Firefighters found a shed at the back of a home on fire and in danger of spreading to that home and nearby…

  • palmer June 15, 2023 11:39 am

    Palmer student, 16, dies when SUV, leaving high school, is hit by truck

    A 16-year-old student from a Palmer, Massachusetts, high school died when their SUV was hit by a truck Tuesday afternoon, NBC affiliate WWLP reported. The crash occurred when the driver, who has not been identified, was leaving Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School in his 1988 Chevy Suburban when the vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer on the driver’s side,…

  • animal rescue January 27, 2023 12:33 am

    Palmer Firefighter Rescues Choking Chihuahua Brought Into Station

    When a Massachusetts dog started choking, her owner made a split-second decision to rush her to the Palmer Fire Department. That move probably saved the animal’s life. Stella, an older chihuahua who can’t walk, began choking frantically on slices of cucumber Wednesday. Her owner, Tammy Johnson, got her vet on the phone, but was told there was no way...

  • palmer October 18, 2022 5:22 pm

    Mass. Police Find Vt. Stolen Truck, But Not Weapons, Armor Said to Be Inside

    A pickup truck stolen in Vermont, reported to have weapons and body armor inside, was found in Massachusetts Tuesday morning, but after a sweep by a SWAT team, the weapons weren’t found, police said. The truck was stolen from Whitingham, Vermont, overnight and located by Palmer police at an apartment building on Gay Street about 9:30 a.m., according to...

  • Molly Bish July 19, 2022 7:28 am

    DNA in Molly Bish Case Isn't a Match, Sister Says: ‘It's Disappointing'

    Nearly 22 years after Molly Bish disappeared from her lifeguard post at Comins Pond in Warren, Massachusetts, the search for her killer has hit another roadblock. Molly Bish’s older sister Heather said in an interview with NBC10 Boston on Monday that the latest update in the case is disappointing for the family. “This has been a long journey,” said Heather…

  • Molly Bish July 18, 2022 10:58 pm

    Family of Molly Bish Disappointed After Learning DNA of Person of Interest Doesn't Match

    The family of Molly Bish has been waiting for decades for justice, and they’ll have to keep waiting after a DNA test involving the family of a potential suspect did not match. Heather Bish said the update in her sister’s murder case is disappointing.

  • Massachusetts State Police July 15, 2022 1:52 pm

    Delays Expected on Mass. Pike Following Crash Involving Camper

    State police said all westbound lanes on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Palmer will be “intermittently closed” until further notice as crews attempt to remove several vehicles involved in a crash. One of the vehicles involved in the crash was towing a camper, state police said. Delays should be expected. No further information was immediately available.

  • I-90 May 9, 2022 11:28 am

    Truck Hits, Kills Person Walking on Mass. Pike

    A driver was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Palmer early Sunday morning, police said. The driver was hit about 3:35 a.m., Massachusetts State Police said. He had parked his car where the highway passed over North Main Street and is believed to have walked onto the Turnpike. Police didn’t...

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