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Arrest made in connection with fatal shooting of teen in Worcester

WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Worcester Police are have made an arrest after a 17-year-old was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon, officials told 7NEWS. According to Worcester Police, the suspect in custody is a juvenile. The teen was shot outside Lafayette Place in Worcester, police found his body laying facedown on...
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Police give updates on Winchester home invasion

WINCHESTER, Conn. (WFSB) - On June 29 the Winchester Police Department investigated an armed home invasion. During this investigation, police identified Edwin Martinez as a second suspect. Investigators learned that Martinez was also wanted on an active Escape in the 1st Degree warrant out of Southbury. Winchester Police Patrol and...

Teen Wounded in Worcester Shooting Thursday Has Died, Police Say

A teenage boy has died after being shot in Worcester Thursday night and a juvenile suspect has been arrested, police said. The 17-year-old boy was found wounded near the intersection of Millbury and Lafayette streets about 6:10 p.m. Thursday night, Worcester police said. He was rushed to the hospital but his death was announced Friday morning.

AJ Vinatieri, Son Of Ex-Patriot Adam Vinatieri, Decommits From UMass

One step forward, two steps back. Such is life for UMass Football. The Minutemen suffered a blow to their 2022 recruiting class, as kicker/punter AJ Vinatieri announced he would be decommitting from UMass on Twitter. “I have decommitted from the University of Massachusetts, and my recruitment is now 100% open,”...

Fourth of July boosts business at Worcester market

WORCESTER — While it might be a little more expensive this year, it seems more people are stocking up on food and drinks for their fourth of July celebrations. Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean marketplace in Worcester said they’re always busy around the holidays. The marketplace has been in the city since 1975, selling homemade, local and international specialty foods.

Hingham fireworks cancelled for 4th year

HINGHAM, Mass. — The sights and sounds of the 4th exploded over Worcester on Thursday night. But dark skies and silence are all that will be seen and heard in Hingham tonight after the town had to cancel the 4th of July fireworks for the 4th straight year!. “Disappointed...

Elvis Presley at the Edgemere Drive-In

SHREWSBURY – A recently acquired scrapbook provides a look back into the life and times of a (then) teen-aged young lady from Milford during the late 1950s. After reviewing the scrapbook, it becomes apparent that she, like many other teens back then, was very taken up with Elvis Presley, who was wildly popular during those years.

Man indicted for murder of 20-year-old woman

BARNSTABLE, MASS. (WHDH) - A man who faces charges in connection to the murder of a 20-year-old woman in May has been indicted in Barnstable County. Tyler Gibbs, 24, of Worcester was indicted on charges of murder, assault and battery with a firearm, carrying a firearm without a license, receiving stolen property under $1,200, two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Community coming together to help victims of Holyoke fire

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - An early morning fire tore through a Holyoke apartment building and left over 20 people without a place to stay. On Friday, we spoke with one woman from Providence Ministries, who was there on the scene as soon as the fire broke out. Now, she said efforts are underway to help the people who lost everything.

Keep the Faith: Worcester deserves housing for all

Last Thursday I went with Terry, a member of the church I serve, First Unitarian Church of Worcester, to look at a hole in the ground. This was not just any hole: it was basement dug at 33 Merrick Street, which is on its way to becoming a duplex. This new building will offer affordable home ownership for two families in the Piedmont neighborhood.

Teen dies following shooting on Millbury Street in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. - A 17-year-old male has died as a result of injuries from a gunshot, according to the Worcester Police Department. Police said officers responded to the area of Millbury Street and Lafayette Sreet around 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Officers located the gunshot victim when they arrived and rendered medical aid.