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Bruins will reportedly hire Jim Montgomery as new head coach

BOSTON -- The Bruins have found their next head coach. Boston is reportedly set to hire Jim Montgomery to lead the way on the bench.The Bruins have not yet announced the hiring, but multiple outlets have reported that Montgomery is getting the gig. An official announcement could come as early as Friday morning.Boston interviewed several candidates over the last three weeks to replace Bruce Cassidy, who was fired by Don Sweeney back on June 6 after six seasons as head coach. They landed on Montgomery, a respected coach that players really enjoy playing for.Montgomery, who turned 53 on Thursday, has...
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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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Danilo Gallinari reportedly prefers to sign with Celtics

BOSTON -- Danilo Gallinari is free to sign wherever he wants after being waived by the San Antonio Spurs, and the Boston Celtics are reportedly his preferred destination in free agency.Gallinari has reportedly narrowed his list to the Celtics and the Chicago Bulls, according to Bleacher Report's Jake Fischer. While the Bulls can offer a little bit more to Gallinari than the Celtics, Boston appears to be his "preferred landing spot," according to Fischer.Fresh off a trip to the NBA Finals, the Celtics are looking for some more veteran shooting to add to the mix this offseason. The 33-year-old Gallinari...

40 rescued from sky ride at Southwick's Zoo

MENDON - A "sky ride" at the Southwick's Zoo got stuck on Friday, leaving people stranded in the air. In all about 40 people were stuck on the ride. This "Skyfari Sky Ride" runs over about a third of the park, giving guests a bird's eye view of the animal exhibits below. One of the owners of the zoo said the ride was closed out of an abundance of caution. "Our employees at the Skyfari ride noticed a small oil leak and they decided to err on the side of caution and with that they stopped the ride and decided it would be...

Rhode Island parents found shot to death in home

CUMBERLAND, R.I. (TCD) -- An investigation is underway after a married couple with children was found shot dead in their home. According to a news release from the Cumberland Police Department, on June 22 at approximately 6:40 a.m., officers responded to 28 Birchwood Drive to a report of two adults suffering from gunshot wounds. At the scene, 42-year-old Courtney Huard and 51-year-old Eric Huard were reportedly pronounced dead.

17-Year-Old Killed In Daylight Shooting In Worcester

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in broad daylight near south Worcester, authorities said. Police responded for a report of gunshots to the area of Millbury and Lafayette Street around 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, Worcester Police said. Upon arrival, officers found the male victim suffering from gunshot...

Rescued baby swans "doing well" after parents euthanized

BOSTON - Baby swans living in Boston are safe after their parents got sick and had to be euthanized.Animal control officers rescued all five little swans from the Esplanade Wednesday. Their parents had shown signs of the highly contagious bird flu.The cygnets are just a few weeks old. Four out of five are doing very well, and one has a significant foot injury. But they are all "resting comfortably together" at the Cape Wildlife Center.The hope is to release the baby swans back to the Esplanade when they are big enough. They are currently being isolated as researchers await testing for avian flu. 

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.
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Huard deaths devastate family, community

CUMBERLAND – The shooting death of a couple in a neighborhood near the Arnold Mills Reservoir last week shattered a family and left neighbors and friends devastated. No words could adequately convey the pain that will be felt for many years to come, said those closest to Courtney and Eric Huard, of 28 Birchwood Drive off Nate Whipple Highway.

Celtics Reportedly Turned Down Notable Trade Offer

Hindsight is 20/20 and it may be over a year before we can fully evaluate this current NBA offseason. But the Boston Celtics may come to regret turning down a notable trade offer that was made to them recently. According to Brian Robb of MassLive, the Celtics turned down a...

Cora suggests Red Sox vaccination status will change soon

BOSTON -- Not having Tanner Houck due to his vaccination status on Tuesday night likely cost the Red Sox an important victory. Boston manager Alex Cora sounds confident that it won't be an issue the next time the Red Sox have to travel to Toronto.The Red Sox bullpen didn't record an out in the ninth inning Tuesday night and Boston lost, 6-5, on a Blue Jays walk off. Cora was not a happy camper after that defeat, clearly upset that he didn't have his full arsenal of arms in the bullpen.The Red Sox flipped the script and won 6-5 in...

New details revealed in Marine veteran murder outside Boston bar

BOSTON – Prosecutors revealed new details Thursday about the night they say Sons of Boston bouncer Alvaro Larrama fatally stabbed Marine veteran Daniel Martinez earlier this year.Larrama appeared in court on Thursday along with Alisha Dumeer, who is charged with accessory after the fact to murder. Dumeer is a bartender and 4% owner of the business.A judge ordered Larrama held without bail on his second degree murder charge. He is facing a separate charge stemming from another incident that prosecutors said occurred at the White Bull Tavern next door about two weeks before Martinez was killed. Dumeer was released on...

Taunton man arrested on drug charges

The Raynham Police Department arrested a Taunton man on Wednesday after he was found sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot of Raynham school. Police responded to a report of a male sleeping in a vehicle at Lillie B. Merrill Elementary School around 9:00 a.m. where they discovered 40-year-old Jeremy Davis exposed and sleeping in a car.

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.