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Massachusetts renters warned about apartment scams

By Mike Sullivan, WBZ-TVWALTHAM -- It's a growing trend that the Better Business Bureau (BBB) expects to get worse when college students return in September. We are talking about rental scams. "A living nightmare is the way I describe it," says Ashley Colindres, a Waltham resident looking for a new place. "They will all ask you to send money up front, tell you that you can go look in the windows to see if you like the place. If you're still interested send us a deposit, and we will mail you the key."So far, the BBB says 12 people have...
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U.S. Marshals Nab 'Fugitive Of The Week' From New Hampshire In Worcester

A 21-year-old New Hampshire man wanted in connection with a violent armed robbery that sent a man to the hospital earlier this year was captured recently in Worcester. Melvin James Campbell IV was arrested on Aug. 3 after the U.S. Marshal Service listed him as the agency's Fugitive of the Week late last month. Agents said he was considered armed and dangerous. It's unclear how long he was in Massachusetts.
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Bleacher Report focusing on Patriots in various trade scenarios

A recent Bleacher Report article has zeroed in on the New England Patriots for a couple very interesting trade scenarios for 2022. On Wednesday, Bleacher Report released an article talking about potential landing spots for players that could still be traded this offseason, and the New England Patriots were center focus.

Getting Answers: water levels at the Quabbin Reservoir

(WGGB/WSHM) - Western Mass News is getting answers and has found out how the levels at the Quabbin Reservoir are looking right now amid drought conditions in the Bay State. A Western Mass News viewer reached out via email and wrote:. “With all the news about drought, how are the...

Teen injured in Montreal drive-by shooting released from hospital

By Courtney Cole, WBZ-TVTEWKSBURY—Wednesday was the big day! After three months of medical and rehabilitation treatment dedicated to helping Sandrick Jorcelin get better – he's finally home.In May, Jorcelin was injured by a drive-by shooter during a family vacation in Montreal. WBZ was the only station to talk to Sandrick and his family on Tuesday, ahead of his release.WBZ's Courtney Cole was there at his Tewksbury home when he arrived to family and friends ready to help him on this next chapter of his life.Sandrick told Cole he was originally supposed to leave Spaulding Rehabilitation on August 17th, but because...

POLICE LOG: 8-11-22

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Eastern Notes: McGruder, Lee, Bogans, Lewis, Celtics, Cavs

Barring a trade or injury, the Pistons will likely have to choose between Saben Lee or Rodney McGruder for their final roster spot, Keith Langlois of writes in his latest mailbag column. Making a trade, perhaps involving one of their big men, would create roster openings for both of those players.

Everett teen shot on family vacation home from hospital

BOSTON (WHDH) - An Everett teen is home from the hospital three months after he was shot while on a family vacation in Canada. Fourteen-year-old Sandrick Jorcelin left Spaulding Rehab for his home in Tewksbury with his dad and extended family. “Look at him now,” said Sandrick’s father Ricardo Jorcelin....

No-show councilors delay Parole Board vote

BOSTON — In an unusual turn, a Governor’s Council vote on a controversial Parole Board nominee was cancelled Wednesday due to a lack of quorum, a rare occurrence on the eight-member body of elected officials. Parole Board member Colette Santa, nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker to serve a...

Worcester residents asked to conserve water as reservoir levels drop

WORCESTER, Mass. - Temperatures were much cooler Wednesday, but without significant rainfall most of Worcester County remains in a severe drought. The City of Worcester’s reservoirs have dropped to 78% capacity. Water and Sewer Operations Director Phil Guerin said levels are lower than normal for this time of year, but not as bad as what the city experienced in 2016.