• Woburn November 18, 2022 7:38 am

    Garbage Truck Crash on I-93 in Woburn Causes Delays During Morning Commute

    A crash involving a garbage truck caused major delays on Interstate 93 south in Woburn, Massachusetts, during Friday morning’s commute. The crash was reported around 5 a.m. A garbage truck was involved in a crash and wound up on its side, blocking the two left lanes of I-93 and leaving only the far right lane open. The truck was also…

  • white nationalism October 21, 2022 6:40 pm

    Ex-Woburn Cop's White Supremacism Violated Department Policies, Police Say

    A Woburn Police Department investigation has sustained allegations against a former officer accused of planning a white nationalist rally that erupted in deadly violence in 2017, the town’s police chief and mayor announced Friday. Officer John Donnelly resigned earlier this week amid the investigation into his part in the “Unite the Right” rally, in which members of white nationalist and…

  • Woburn October 17, 2022 8:45 pm

    Woburn Cop Accused of Helping Plan ‘Unite the Right' Rally Resigns

    A Massachusetts police officer has resigned from his position following the revelation that he allegedly helped plan a white nationalist rally that turned deadly in 2017. The Woburn Police Department said Monday that John Donnelly was no longer an employee after submitting his letter of resignation to Chief Robert Rufo. Donnelly was placed on leave last week after allegations came…

  • Woburn October 17, 2022 6:26 pm

    DA Reviewing All Cases Involving Mass. Cop Suspected of White Nationalist Ties

    After a Woburn police officer was placed on leave for allegedly helping to plan a white nationalist rally that erupted in deadly violence in 2017, prosecutors are reviewing every case the officer was involved in. Calling the allegations “deeply disturbing,” the office of Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan also on Friday announced that its anti-hate and anti-bias task force will…

  • Woburn October 13, 2022 11:52 pm

    Woburn Cop Accused of Helping Plan 2017 Charlottesville Rally Placed on Leave

    The Woburn Police Department says it has placed one of its officers on paid leave after learning that he allegedly participated in and helped plan the 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mayor Scott Galvin and Police Chief Robert Rufo announced in a press release Thursday that Officer John Donnelly was placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome…

  • Woburn October 5, 2022 10:25 am

    Woburn Restaurants Raided by Feds: Here's What We Know

    The Dog House Bar & Grill and Tudo Na Brasa, a Brazilian restaurant, were raided by federal agents Tuesday, and the father and son who own them charged in connection with a human trafficking and indentured servitude operation, as first reported by NBC10 Boston. Both restaurants are located on the same block in Woburn, Massachusetts, and were swarmed with law…

  • Woburn October 4, 2022 8:59 am

    Federal Agents Raid 2 Businesses in Woburn

    Federal agents have raided two businesses in Woburn as part of an investigation into allegations of human trafficking.

  • Woburn October 4, 2022 5:45 pm

    Family That Owns Woburn Restaurants Arrested Over Smuggling Ring, Feds Say

    Two restaurants were raided by federal and local law enforcement in Woburn, Massachusetts, Tuesday morning in a human trafficking and indentured servitude operation allegedly conducted by several members of one family. The Dog House and Tudo Na Brasa, both on the same block on Main Street and owned by the family, were swarmed by authorities in a raid connected to…

  • Massachusetts September 20, 2022 12:15 am

    Aggressive Turkeys Cause Trouble in Woburn Neighborhood

    Meaghan Tolson lives under constant attack from some unruly neighbors in Woburn, Massachusetts — a flock of about five wild turkeys that roam freely on Nashua Street. “I am being described as the turkey whisperer,” said Tolson. “You definitely hear them before you see them.” About two years ago, Tolson began to find them in her front yard. “It started…

  • Woburn August 25, 2022 2:06 pm

    All Clear Given at Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn After Bomb Threat

    A courthouse in Woburn has been given the all clear after a bomb squad completed a sweep of the building that was prompted by a bomb threat, Massachusetts State Police said. The bomb threat at Middlesex Superior Court Thursday morning prompted a response from Massachusetts State Police detectives and the agency’s Bomb Squad, which completed the sweep. As of...

  • Woburn May 31, 2022 5:43 pm

    Mass. Baseball Coach Accused of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

    A Massachusetts man is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at a facility where he worked as a baseball coach, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office. Keith Forbes, 45, of Wakefield, was working at the Extra Innings batting cages in Woburn in 2008 when the incident occurred, prosecutors said. The DA’s office alleges that Forbes met the victim,…

  • Woburn April 14, 2022 10:12 pm

    7 Teens Face Charges in Hazing Incidents at Woburn Memorial High School

    Seven teenagers are facing criminal charges in connection to a hazing investigation in Woburn, Massachusetts. All of those charged are students at Woburn Memorial High School. Kevin Couceles says cellphone video shared on social media shows his then 14-year-old son being assaulted in the locker room after a football game last September. Several students, including football players in uniform, are…

  • mass general brigham April 2, 2022 6:32 pm

    Mass General Brigham Pulls Suburban Expansion Plan

    Mass General Brigham officials said Friday the hospital system has withdrawn its controversial proposal to build outpatient care centers in Woburn and Westborough and to expand an existing facility in Westwood after learning Department of Public Health staff would not recommend approval of the projects. The DPH did, however, recommend that the Public Health Council, with conditions, partially approve a…

  • Massachusetts State Police March 4, 2022 6:13 pm

    Friends, Family Remember Mass. State Trooper Killed in I 93 Crash

    Trooper Tamar Bucci, of Woburn, was killed in a crash with a tractor trailer on I-93 overnight after just under two years of working her “dream” job.

  • tamar bucci March 5, 2022 12:25 am

    What We Know About Tamar Bucci, Massachusetts State Police Trooper Killed in Crash

    Tamar Bucci, a Massachusetts State Police trooper, was killed in a crash overnight on Interstate 93 in Stoneham while trying to assist a disabled motor vehicle. Bucci, 34, of Woburn, was assigned to the Medford Barracks as of last month. She joined Massachusetts State Police on May 6, 2020. Before joining state police, she worked in the security department at…

  • Massachusetts February 25, 2022 10:18 am

    Arrest Made in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Woburn

    An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Woburn, Massachusetts, Thursday night. Police said they responded to the area of Montvale Avenue and Everett Street around 7:30 p.m. Thursday for a report of a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian. The victim was located at the scene and taken to the Lahey Clinic, where he later…

  • Woburn February 22, 2022 12:43 pm

    Death Investigation Underway in Woburn

    A death investigation is underway in Woburn, Massachusetts, after a body was found on Tuesday morning.

  • Woburn February 22, 2022 1:22 pm

    Death Investigation Underway in Woburn

    A death investigation is underway in Woburn, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning. Woburn police said they responded to an apartment complex on Kimball Court after receiving a call just after 7 a.m. that a body had been found. They said the death investigation is ongoing. It’s unclear at this point whether the body was found inside a residence or nearby....

  • Massachusetts February 16, 2022 12:53 am

    ‘There Should Be a Lot More Charges': Mass. Dad Wants Justice After Son's Alleged Locker Room Assault

    A family in Woburn, Massachusetts, wants to see justice served when it comes to the teenagers accused of assaulting their son in a high school locker room last fall. After months of waiting, the case is expected to be heard in juvenile court next month. It’s hard to watch but Kevin Couceles says cellphone video shared on social media...

  • woburn memorial high school February 15, 2022 8:58 pm

    ‘I Want to Cry': Mass. Dad Reacts to Video of Son's Alleged Assault in Locker Room

    A Woburn family is seeking charges against teenagers accused of assaulting their son in a high school locker room last fall.

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