• Worcester February 24, 2024 8:21 pm

    Two arrested in fatal shooting of 17-year-old in Worcester

    Two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy that occurred in Worcester, Massachusetts, earlier this month. Police arrested 21-year-old Kidam Oquendo and 18-year-old Alexis Medeiros on Saturday night in Gardner, Massachusetts, in connection with the death. On February 12, officers responded to the area of Shannon Street at about 3:16 a.m. for a…

  • Worcester February 15, 2024 11:53 pm

    Suspect in deadly Worcester stabbing held without bail

    A man accused of killing his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day in Worcester, Massachusetts, has been held without bail. Sadrac Metellus, 29, faces charges of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, the Worcester County District Attorney’s office confirmed Thursday. He was arrested after the stabbing on Douglas Street Wednesday. “It’s really sad,” said neighbor Kristen Starkoski, who...

  • Worcester February 14, 2024 10:54 pm

    Man arrested after woman's deadly stabbing in Worcester

    A woman was stabbed to death Wednesday afternoon in Worcester, Massachusetts, according to police. Officers responded to an apartment on Douglas Street shortly after 5 p.m. to find a woman suffering from stab wounds. She was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police arrested a male suspect at the scene of the attack. The Worcester Police Department…

  • Worcester February 12, 2024 12:34 pm

    17-year-old boy shot to death in Worcester, police say

    A 17-year-old boy was shot to death in Worcester, Massachusetts, early Monday morning, according to police. Officers responded to the area of Shannon Street at about 3:16 a.m. for a ShotSpotter activation, Worcester police said. When they arrived, they found evidence that shots were fired but they didn’t find a victim. After checking local hospitals for potential gunshot victims,...

  • Worcester January 29, 2024 7:36 pm

    Worcester police note uptick in thefts of Kia and Hyundai vehicles

    Police in Worcester, Massachusetts, are warning of a car theft trend affecting owners of Hyundai and Kia vehicles. The Worcester Police Department said residents should be aware of the “TikTok Kia challenge.” Since 2021, social media videos have shown thefts taking advantage of a security vulnerability affecting models between 2010 and 2022. The vehicles in question use a mechanical key….

  • Worcester January 29, 2024 3:37 pm

    One person hurt in Worcester shooting

    One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Monday. Police said it happened on Pleasant Street, near City Hall. The victim’s condition was not immediately clear. The investigation is ongoing.

  • Worcester January 22, 2024 3:44 pm

    Dozens evacuated during Worcester gas leak

    Numerous area homes and businesses were evacuated Monday as firefighters dealt with a reported gas leak in Worcester, Massachusetts. Fire officials told the Worcester Telegram & Gazette that they received a report shortly after 10 a.m. for a smell of gas at a 3-story home in the 500 block of Park Avenue. When they arrived, they found that gas had…

  • Worcester January 10, 2024 5:15 pm

    Holy Cross campus buildings evacuated due to bomb threat

    College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, was evacuated due to a bomb threat Wednesday. The college posted an alert on social media warning that Worcester Police and Fire and Massachusetts State Police were on scene evacuating and searching buildings due to the threat. School officials added that an initial assessment of the threat suggested it was low risk….

  • Worcester January 9, 2024 6:11 pm

    Second man charged in shooting that injured 2 at Worcester Caribbean Festival

    A man has been arrested on a warrant charging him in a shooting that injured two people last summer at the Caribbean Festival in Worcester, Massachusetts, police said Tuesday. Chequan Griswold, 24, of Boston, was arrested on Dec. 29 in connection with the shooting at Institute Park near Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Aug 27, 2023. He is charged with armed…

  • Worcester December 30, 2023 5:59 pm

    Man arrested after stabbing in Worcester

    A man was arrested after a stabbing in Worcester, Massachusetts on Friday night. Worcester Police say they responded to a report of a stabbing on the area of 765 Main Street at around 9:48 p.m. Authorities say they found and aided a 43-year-old man with serious stab wounds and transported him to the hospital. Investigators spoke to witnesses and viewed…

  • Worcester December 13, 2023 5:03 pm

    $9,000 in tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity site

    Workers at Habitat for Humanity are shocked after nearly $9000 in equipment was stolen from one of the nonprofit’s Worcester sites. “When something like that happens it really hits hard,” said Debbie Maruca Hoak, the executive director of Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester The nonprofit first reported the break-in over their Facebook saying that on December 5th, the tool shed...

  • Worcester November 30, 2023 7:26 pm

    ‘Yo!' Woman describes fighting off knife-wielding home invader with broom

    A day after an armed man allegedly tried breaking into her Worcester, Massachusetts, home, a woman recounted her effort to fight back and get help. Sara Kane said she woke up to a man slamming on the front door of her building in the middle of the night, pushing him back with a broom as he acted erratically and then…

  • Worcester November 24, 2023 9:25 pm

    Man arrested in woman's death at Worcester spa

    A man has been arrested a day after a woman was found dead at a massage parlor in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Thanksgiving, as newly-released court documents reveal that the woman was shot in the head. Worcester police announced Friday that 31-year-old Marcel Santos-Padgett, of Leicester, was taken into custody on Friday at Columbia Park in Haverhill. The state police violent…

  • Worcester November 23, 2023 7:16 pm

    Police investigating suspicious death in Worcester

    Worcester Police responded to Angie’s Body Work Spa on Pleasant St. for a report of a woman experiencing a medical issue.

  • Worcester November 24, 2023 9:17 am

    Woman's death at Worcester massage parlor appears suspicious, police say

    Police are conducting a suspicious death investigation after a woman was found dead at a massage parlor in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Thanksgiving. The Worcester Police Department says officers were called to Angie’s Body Work Spa on Pleasant St. around 11:37 a.m. for a report of a woman experiencing a medical issue. Once on scene, officers were flagged down by...

  • Worcester November 14, 2023 7:20 pm

    Worcester police eliminating mounted patrol unit due to staffing shortages

    Amid staffing concerns, the Worcester Police Department has announced that it is shutting down its mounted patrol unit. “It was a great thing to have, but my job is to make a decision based on the facts, and right now we need police officers on the street answering calls,” interim Worcester Police Chief Paul Saucier said. He said the department is down...

  • Worcester November 12, 2023 11:49 pm

    2 people rescued, 8 people displaced after fire tears through 3-story home in Worcester

    Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries, fire officials in Worcester said.

  • Worcester November 13, 2023 8:31 am

    Two trapped inside burning Worcester home rescued by firefighters

    A fire broke out Sunday night at a triple-decker in Worcester, Massachusetts, trapping people inside as bright flames could be seen shooting into the night sky. Fire officials tell NBC10 Boston they responded to a call around 8 p.m. for a structure fire at 1 Cohasset St. and found people were trapped on the third floor, with heavy fire showing…

  • Worcester November 9, 2023 7:56 pm

    Starbucks in Worcester vandalized with pro-Palestine graffiti, police seek suspect

    Police in Worcester, Massachusetts, are looking for a person who defaced a local Starbucks with graffiti in support of Palestine. Worcester police released a surveillance image Wednesday of a suspect in connection with the incident at the Starbucks at 11 East Central St. According to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, the messages were discovered Wednesday morning spray-painted on the outside…

  • Worcester November 5, 2023 11:44 pm

    One man dead, shooter on the run in Worcester

    Worcester police said they responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Grand Street at around 1:18 a.m. Sunday.

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