• Worcester Police Department November 15, 2022 6:38 pm

    Justice Department Launches Investigation Into Worcester Police Department

    A Justice Department investigation will address whether the Worcester Police Department has a pattern of excessive use of force and discriminatory policing based on race or sex is underway, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts confirmed Tuesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office will look into department policies, procedures, training and other elements to determine if there is...

  • honey dew donuts October 14, 2022 7:25 pm

    Car Smashes Through Honey Dew Donuts in Worcester

    A car ran into a Honey Dew Donuts store in Worcester, Massachusetts late Thursday night. It happened at the location on Gold Star Boulevard when a Honda Civic crashed into the cafe. Police were dispatched at around 10:50 p.m. Footage of the aftermath of the ordeal show the car involved in pieces, and some serious damage to the store. The…

  • Worcester September 28, 2022 11:17 am

    Search for Baby, Missing Teens in Worcester

    16-year-old Giselle Sales and 13-year-old Kati Sales left their home on Cambridge Street Monday with Giselle’s 1-year-old son, Aaron.

  • Worcester September 28, 2022 6:52 pm

    Missing Teenage Girls and 1-Year-Old Boy From Worcester Found Safe

    Two teenagers and a 1-year-old baby boy from Worcester have been found safe after they were reported missing earlier this week, police said Wednesday afternoon. Worcester police said on social media Tuesday evening that 16-year-old Giselle Sales and 13-year-old Kati Sales left their home on Cambridge Street Monday with Giselle’s 1-year-old son, Aaron. WPD said Wednesday afternoon that all...

  • Worcester September 5, 2022 2:17 pm

    Officers Assist Man From Burning Vehicle in Worcester

    Two officers in Worcester were able to remove a man from a burning vehicle moments before the entire car became engulfed in flames, authorities said. Worcester Police officials said that an officer located a vehicle flipped on its roof and on fire around 1 a.m. Sunday near Southwest Common Plaza, where a 22-year-old male operating the car was found unresponsive….

  • Worcester August 1, 2022 5:17 pm

    Worcester Police Officer Arrested on Suspicion of Stealing From Dept.

    A Worcester police officer was arrested Monday on suspicion of claiming off-duty assignments he didn’t work, the department said. Colby Turner, a five-year veteran of the Worcester Police Department, faces five felony charges of stealing more than $1,200 and a misdemeanor charge of filing a false claim, Worcester police said.

  • Worcester July 30, 2022 11:23 pm

    Vigil Held for Teen Killed, 4 Others Hurt in Stolen SUV Crash in Worcester

    Dozens gathered for a vigil Saturday to honor the teenage girl who died last week when a stolen SUV she was in with four other teenagers crashed in Worcester.

  • Worcester July 5, 2022 5:04 am

    Second Suspect Arrested in Fatal Worcester Shooting, Police Say

    A second juvenile suspect was arrested and a third was identified in connection with a fatal shooting of a teenage boy last week in Worcester, Massachusetts. A 17-year-old boy died after being shot on Millbury Street in Worcester on June 29. One juvenile suspect was arrested at the time, police said. In an update Monday, Worcester police said an additional…

  • Worcester June 30, 2022 5:05 pm

    Teen Wounded in Worcester Shooting Thursday Has Died, Police Say

    A teenage boy has died after being shot in Worcester Thursday night and a juvenile suspect has been arrested, police said. The 17-year-old boy was found wounded near the intersection of Millbury and Lafayette streets about 6:10 p.m. Thursday night, Worcester police said. He was rushed to the hospital but his death was announced Friday morning. Neither the victim nor…

  • water safety May 31, 2022 8:13 pm

    Teenager Pulled Unresponsive From Worcester Lake, Rushed to Hospital

    A teenager was rushed to the hospital after being pulled unresponsive from Lake Quinsigamond Monday evening, police said Tuesday. First responders performed life-saving measures on the unresponsive 16-year-old when he was pulled out of the water about 6:30 p.m. at Regatta Point, according to Worcester police. He was taken to a hospital in Boston; police didn’t know his condition...

  • Worcester March 29, 2022 7:32 pm

    Family of Officer Who Drowned Trying to Save Teen Seeks to Prevent Future Tragedies

    When Worcester police officer Manny Familia drowned trying to save a 14-year-old boy last summer it hit his family hard. “Coming to grips with the fact that we had lost Manny has been the hardest task my family has had to endure,” Elvin Familia, Manny’s brother, told NBC10 Boston & NECN. They turned their sorrow into action, creating the...

  • Worcester March 8, 2022 7:13 pm

    Worcester Taxpayer Tab After Police Partying: $100K

    Payroll records the NBC10 Investigators obtained show two Worcester police officers received about $100,000 when they were on paid administrative leave after a night of drinking, smoking, and snorting a line of cocaine. As we told you in February, an internal affairs investigation revealed how Rodrigo Oliveira and Santa Dell’Aquila overdosed inside Oliveira’s home in June 2021 and had to…

  • Alicia Witt January 25, 2022 3:37 pm

    ‘It Still Doesn't Feel Real': Actor Alicia Witt Pays Tribute to Her Parents

    Actor Alicia Witt shared an emotional tribute Tuesday to her parents, who were found dead in their Massachusetts home last month. Her parents were found dead inside their home in Worcester by police in December after she hadn’t heard from them in several days and asked a relative to check on them. The deaths of Robert Witt, 87, and Diane…

  • shooting January 15, 2022 3:24 pm

    Teen Girl Dies in Shooting at Worcester Big Y Supermarket Parking Lot

    A 17-year-old girl was fatally shot in the parking lot of a Big Y supermarket in Worcester, Massachusetts, early Saturday morning, police said. They didn’t share what’s believed to have led to the shooting or if anyone has been taken into custody, but said it didn’t appear to be random. The shooting was reported about 2:47 a.m. at the...

  • missing child January 10, 2022 3:06 pm

    15-Year-Old Girl Missing From Worcester, Police Say

    Police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing teenager from Worcester, Massachusetts. Savannah Carpenter, 15, is missing from the Clement Street area, police said Monday. They didn’t immediately release more information. Anyone who knows where Savannah is is asked to call 911.

  • Worcester December 27, 2021 3:36 pm

    Man, 62, Hit by Car in Worcester and Hospitalized, Police Say

    A pedestrian was hit by a car in Worcester, Massachusetts, Monday morning, police said. The victim, a 62-year-old man, was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after the crash on North Lake Avenue and Belmont Street shortly before 8 a.m., Worcester police said. The driver who hit the man with their car stopped at the scene of the crash,…

  • Worcester December 22, 2021 7:39 pm

    Dive Teams Find Body in Lake Quinsigamond

    Hours after a man with dementia was reported missing at Worcester’s Lake Quinsigamond, his body was found.

  • Worcester December 22, 2021 7:39 pm

    Missing Man With Dementia Found Dead in Lake Quinsigamond, Police Say

    The body of a man with dementia was found in Massachusetts’ Lake Quinsigamond on Wednesday, Worcester police said, after divers searched the water for him. The grief and pain was palpable as loved ones of the 68-year-old man, whose name was not released, learned the news no one wanted to hear. “We always hope for a better outcome,” said Adam…

  • Alicia Witt December 22, 2021 12:54 pm

    Parents of Actor Alicia Witt Found Dead in Their Mass. Home

    The parents of actor Alicia Witt were found dead inside their Massachusetts home by police after she hadn’t heard from them in several days and asked a relative to check on them.

  • manny familia December 20, 2021 12:42 am

    Amazon Donates $20K in Honor of Late Worcester Police Officer

    Manny Familia drowned in the line of duty as he attempted to save a teenage boy from driving back in June. Today Amazon donated money to help ensure it never happens again.

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