Category: Crime & Law

Fitchburg Woman Sentenced for Theft of Public Funds

By TWIW Staff
April 5, 2021
A federal judge in a Worcester court sentenced a local woman for fraudulently receiving public benefits over an eight year period.

Western Mass Native Killed on Capitol Hill

By TWIW Staff
April 3, 2021
The Massachusetts State Police issued a statement regarding the attack on Capitol Hill Police on Friday, April 1.

Suspect Arrested After Attacking Police with Large Wrench

By TWIW Staff
April 2, 2021
A man attacked police officers at a residence on Canterbury St. on Friday, April 2, after reportedly being barricaded in a home.

Former Member of Latin Kings Sentenced on Drug Charges

By TWIW Staff
April 2, 2021
A federal judge sentenced a former member of the Fitchburg chapter of the Latin Kings to two years in prison on Thursday, April 1.

Leicester Man Indicted for Wire Fraud, Identity Theft

By TWIW Staff
April 2, 2021
A grand jury indicted a Leicester man for his involvement in fraudulent schemes to obtain unemployment assistance and loans from the SBA.

First Police Standards Commission Members Appointed

By TWIW Staff
April 1, 2021
The Massachusetts Governor and Attorney General announced the first appointments to the MA Peace Officer Standards Commission.

Worcester Man Sentenced for Rape, Kidnapping

By TWIW Staff
April 1, 2021
Superior Court Judge David Ricciardone sentenced a local man convicted of rape and kidnapping to 21 to 24 years in state prison on Thursday, April 1.

Worcester Auto Body Shop Owner Sentenced for Tax Fraud

By TWIW Staff
April 1, 2021
The owner of a Worcester auto body shop was sentenced to eight months in prison in connection with a payroll tax scheme.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings in Worcester - April 2021

By TWIW Staff
April 1, 2021
There are 52 Neighborhood Watch Groups in Worcester. Meetings are held regularly — often once a month in various locations in the city. 

Man Arraigned for August Murder in Worcester

By TWIW Staff
March 31, 2021
A Worcester Superior Court judge ordered a local man held without bail after his arraignment on Wednesday, March 31.
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