Worcester

  • Worcester Jul 11

    Worcester Warns Businesses and Their Patrons to Follow Coronavirus Guidelines

    Worcester city inspectors say they’ll be watching closely and doing unannounced inspections after fielding numerous complaints about businesses and their patrons not following COVID-19 safety protocols in recent days. “We’re going out in the evening, on the weekends and looking at the restaurants,” said Worcester’s director of housing and health inspections, Amanda Wilson. “Just double checking that everybody’s doing...

  • coronavirus Jul 10

    Worcester Receives Complaints Over Safety Protocol Noncompliance

    Worcester city officials are worried about an increase in coronavirus cases after receiving complaints about people not following social distancing guidelines.

  • Worcester Jul 8

    Man Charged in Deadly Worcester Shooting

    A man has been arrested on murder charges after a deadly shooting this weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts. Twenty-four-year-old Joshua Lopez of Worcester was shot early Sunday morning in the back seat of a vehicle early Sunday morning. He died Monday at a hospital, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office. Leroy Thompson, a 25-year-old Worcester man, was arraigned...

  • Worcester Jul 3

    Double Shooting in Worcester Leaves 1 Dead

    A man has died after he was shot at the basketball court of Worcester apartment complex early Friday morning.

  • StubHub Jun 30

    Stubhub's Changing Refund Policy

    The popular online ticket broker, StubHub, is under fire for changing its refund policy during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • StubHub Jun 30

    StubHub's Changing Refund Policy Under Fire

    The popular online ticket broker, StubHub, has come under fire for changing its refund policy during the coronavirus pandemic. Robert Griffin told NBC10 Boston Responds he bought his wife tickets to see the Celtic Woman show at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester on March 29 as a birthday present.  “I paid $475 for the two tickets for my wife and daughter to...

  • Worcester Jun 30

    Man Fatally Stabbed in Worcester, Police Say

    A man was fatally stabbed early Tuesday morning in Worcester, Massachusetts, police said. Officers were called to Cutler Street near Grafton Street at about 1 a.m. for a report of a stabbing where they located a 29-year-old man with stab wounds, according to Worcester police. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said….

  • Worcester Jun 27

    Driver Killed, Passenger Hurt in Apparent Hit-And-Run Crash in Worcester

    A 50-year-old man was killed and an 18-year-old woman was injured Friday evening during what appears to have been a hit-and-run crash on a Massachusetts highway, state police said Saturday. The crash happened around 7:45 p.m. on Interstate 290 in Worcester. State police say the two had been driving in a Jeep Wrangler onto the interchange ramp to Interstate 190…

  • Worcester Jun 24

    City Councilors Reconsidering Increase in Worcester Police Budget After Protest

    Protesters gathered outside City Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, to voice their opposition to an increase in the police department’s budget, and city officials now say they will reconsider their decision. The demonstrators objected to city councilors’ unanimous vote last Tuesday to raise the budget of the Worcester Police Department by $250,000, bringing the total to $52 million. “A lot of…

  • Christopher columbus Jun 24

    Christopher Columbus Statue Vandalized in Worcester

    A statue of Christopher Columbus in Worcester, Massachusetts, has become the latest likeness of a controversial historical figure to be vandalized. Surveillance video captured two men tossing red paint and spray-painting the statue outside of Union Station at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, the city said. The video shows one man dump paint on the head of the statue before fleeing…

  • Worcester Jun 18

    Man in Custody After Locking Himself in Bathroom of Home Depot, Worcester Police Say

    A man has been taken into custody after allegedly locking himself in the bathroom of a Home Depot in Worcester, Massachusetts. Residents were told to avoid the area during the incident at the store on Gold Star Boulevard Thursday evening. Police tweeted there was “an ongoing situation with a male locked in the bathroom.” Around 7 p.m., police said the…

  • shooting Jun 15

    Man Injured in Worcester Shooting

    A 28-year-old man was taken to a local hospital after getting shot in the neck outside a home in Worcester late Sunday night. Police received a call about the shooting on Austin Street in Worcester just after 8 p.m. Sunday. No further information on the man’s condition was available. The incident remains under investigation.

  • Massachusetts Jun 7

    31-Year-Old Woman Killed in Rollover Crash on I-495 in Methuen

    A 31-year-old Massachusetts woman was killed early Saturday morning when she crossed over several lanes of traffic and struck another vehicle on Interstate 495 in Methuen, state police said. Just before 6:30 a.m., Massachusetts State Police troopers responded to calls of a motor vehicle crash on I-495 northbound, south of Exit 48. Police say the Worcester woman, whose name has…

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  • Worcester Jun 3

    Feds Charge Teen With Civil Disorder, Having Molotov Cocktails at Worcester Protest

    Federal prosecutors have charged a Massachusetts teen with civil disorder and possession of Molotov cocktails during a George Floyd protest in Worcester earlier this week. Prosecutors said Vincent Eovacious, 18, of Worcester, told officers he was “with the anarchist group” and was “waiting for an opportunity.” The incident occurred as crowds clashed with police following Monday’s protest in Worcester. He…

  • protests Jun 2

    Crowds Clash With Police in Worcester

    A strong smell of tear gas lingered in the Worcester air early Tuesday morning and spent canisters littered the ground – remnants of crowds clashing with police in protests overnight. Nineteen people were arrested across a series of disturbances in the city as protesters lit off fireworks and set small fires, which were put out by police, as a demonstration…

  • protests Jun 2

    Crowds Clash With Police in Worcester

    Protesters lit off fireworks set small flames after a peaceful demonstration for racial equality turned violent overnight in Worcester.

  • Worcester May 28

    Coronavirus Puts Summer Jobs in Limbo, Stressing Would-Be Workers

    Summer may be nearly here, but with many seasonal jobs on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the uncertainty for the workers who fill those jobs is stressful. Brendan Hallihan says he’s now competing for any available summer jobs with thousands of other people in Worcester, Massachusetts, who have found themselves suddenly unemployed. He said it likely means he...

  • Worcester May 28

    Woman Charged in Connection With Fatal Stabbing in Worcester

    A 29-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of another woman and the non-fatal stabbing of a man in Worcester earlier this week, police said. Naomi Lawrence was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the stabbings Tuesday night, Worcester police said in a statement Wednesday. Police responding to reports of…

  • Worcester May 27

    New Coronavirus Cluster at Sam's Club Distribution Center in Worcester

    Nineteen employees at the Sam’s Club distribution center in Worcester have tested positive for the coronavirus, city officials said Tuesday. “It looks like we have another cluster at the Sam’s Club distribution center in Worcester,” City Manager Edward Augustus Jr. said. “That facility is not open to the public, so it is just Sam’s Club employees there.” Back in...

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