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Stories with place: Worcester
  • Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:55 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.

  • Body found along highway in Sterling 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:16 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Authorities say a body has been found off Interstate 190 in Sterling.

  • Shrewsbury man gets life for killing wife 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:52 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - The teenage daughter of a Shrewsbury woman beaten to death by her husband says her mom "lived in hell" just so she could provide her children a stable home.

  • Fitchburg woman gets up to 3 years for ID fraud 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:46 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - A Fitchburg woman has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for stealing the identity of a retired nurse so she could get a job at a nursing home.

  • Worcester police investigate 3 random attacks 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:41 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Worcester police are investigating three random attacks in the city this month they fear may be part of what's commonly called the "knockout" game.

  • Police: Meth lab found in Hudson apartment 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:55 pm
  • HUDSON, Massachusetts - Authorities investigating a kitchen fire at a Hudson public housing complex say they found what appears to be a methamphetamine manufacturing operation.

  • Speaker tours Massachusetts technical school 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:04 pm
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's new House Speaker and a group of lawmakers and business leaders have visited a Massachusetts technical high school that has received widespread attention for its success boosting academic achievement.

  • Worcester police search for driver in hit-and-run 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 1:14 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Police are looking for a motorist who struck and killed an 83-year-old man in Worcester.

  • Shrewsbury man convicted in death of wife 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:08 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - A Shrewsbury man has been convicted of beating his wife to death in front of their two children.

  • National Guard unit headed for Afghanistan 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:10 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Families and friends have given a formal send-off to a Massachusetts National Guard unit heading for Afghanistan to help prepare for the departure of U.S. troops.

  • Scabies outbreak at Worcester hospital stamped out 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 9:31 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Several patients and an employee at a Worcester hospital were recently treated for the skin condition scabies.

  • Settlement reached in Mass. boy's escalator death 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:23 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - The family of a 4-year-old Massachusetts boy killed in an escalator accident at a mall has reached a settlement in a negligence lawsuit.

  • BC beats Lowell to reach Frozen Four 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 9:17 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Boston College coach Jerry York sat at the podium and joked that he still didn't have a regional championship hat. He has another thing, though, a chance at his fifth national title.

  • UMass-Lowell beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 11:41 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - After surviving a tight game against Minnesota State-Mankato, UMass-Lowell coach Norm Bazin and the River Hawks were ready to focus on the all-Hockey East regional final against Boston College.

  • Gaudreau has 3 goals, 3 assists for Boston College 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 10:26 pm
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Having coached Boston College's Johnny Gaudreau in junior hockey, Denver coach Jim Montgomery knew what the Pioneers might be in against the top-seeded Eagles.

  • Suspect in Worcester double slaying pleads guilty 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 6:50 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - One of the three men charged in connection with a drug-related double slaying in Worcester three years ago has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge.

  • Worcester install gunshot detection system 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 8:50 am
  • WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Worcester is the latest Massachusetts community to install a gunshot detection system.

  • Obama to speak at Mass high school, UC Irvine 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 2:25 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will speak at the graduation ceremony at Worcester Technical High School in June.