Crime & Law
Spencer Man Arrested for Stolen Vehicle, Drugs, Gun in Worcester
A Worcester Police officer identified a vehicle reported stolen, leading to the arrest of a Spencer man on stolen vehicle, gun and drug charges.
Worcester Woman Fights off Burglary Attempt
Police to a report of a break in on Gibbs Street on Wednesday, leading to the arrest of a local man on on attempted burglary and weapons charges.
Shrewsbury Man Indicted for Child Pornography
A man who once acted as a mentor for the Shrewsbury High School Robotics team has been indicted on federal chilld pornography charges.
Minor Detained by Witness after Main Street Break In
Police responded to reports of a break-in at Habibi Smokeshop at 650 Main St., leading to the arrest of a minor on several charges.
Leicester Man Arrested in Thanksgiving Day Shooting
A 31-year-old Leicester man was arrested on Friday in connection with the death of a woman shot on Pleasant Street on Thursday.
Worcester Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drugs, Fraud
A local man received a sentence in federal court in Worcester on Wednesday of nearly 11 years in prison for drug and fraud charges.
Anti-Hate Crimes Initiative Launches with New State Police Unit
Gov. Maura Healey announced a new initiative to combat hate crimes that includes a new unit inside Massachusetts State Police.
Local Psychiatrist Convicted for Illegal Prescribing
A local psychiatrist has been found guilty by a federal jury of illegally prescribing controlled substances including Adderall and Xanax.
Former State Senator Dean Tran Indicted on Federal Charges
Former State Senator Dean Tran has been indicted by a federal grand jury on fraud charges. He was indicted twice on state charges this year.
Worcester Man Arrested on Gun Charges After Short Chase
A Worcester Police officer on patrol arrested a local man on multiple charges, including firearm possession and assault on Wednesday, Nov. 15th.