Crime & Law
3 Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking, Conspiracy
Three were sentenced in federal court this week for drug trafficking and conspiracy charges in a case that has led to 18 convictions.
Suspect Arrested in Salem for Murder of North High Alumn
A suspect was arrested Wednsday night and charged with murder in the death of a member of North High's state champion basketball team.
Police Continue Search for Gardner Murder Suspect
Massachusetts State Police and Gardner Police continue to search for Aaron Pennington, who is wanted for the murder of his wife.
Shrewsbury Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography
A Shrewsbury man was faces child pornography charges after images on his phone were discovered in U.S. customs after an international flight.
WSU Shooting Suspect Signs Extradition Waiver, Arraignment Expected
The 18-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting at Worcester State University is expected to be arraigned in Worcester next week.
28-Year-Old Man Arrested for Robbery in Worcester
Police arrested a Worcester man early Thursday morning after he allegedly stole items from a local convenience strore and punched the clerk.
FBI Data: Top 25 Most Dangerous Cities in Massachusetts in 2022
Each year, ThisWeekinWorcester.com gathers the FBI’s crime data and ranks the 25 cities in the state with the highest violent crime rates per capita.
Gardner Murder Suspect Vehicle Found, Search Continues
The BMW of Aaron Pennington, located but the search continues for the suspect in a homicide in Gardner on Sunday.
Worcester Man Arrested for Drug Trafficking, Driving Charges
A Worcester man faces cocaine trafficking charge after being arrested during a traffic stop on Monday, Oct. 23.
Gardner Homicide Victim Named, Man Wanted for Questioning
The identity of the victim of a homocide discovered in Gardner was released as police continue to search for a man wanted for questioning.