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Benjamin Brause (Leominster Police)

$15K Bail For Former Youth Football Coach Charged With Assaulting Child

A former youth football coach from Leominster faced a judge Monday, accused of sexually assaulting a boy and then giving him alcohol.

03/31/2014

Kervens Elysee (WBZ-TV)

Police: Video Shows Snow Plow In Lunenburg Hit And Run

Police say a snowplow captured on surveillance video hit a man last month in Lunenburg and then kept going.

03/27/2014

Lunenburg High School football team was treated to a day at Gillette Stadium. (WBZ-TV)

Lunenburg Football Invited To Gillette After Season Canceled Due To Racist Graffiti Scandal

A high school football team forced to end their season early after racist grafitti appeared on one player’s home, spent Tuesday at Gillette Stadium.

02/11/2014

Part of the graffiti sprayed on Isaac Phillips's home in Lunenburg. (WBZ-TV)

DA: No Charges To Be Filed In Lunenburg Graffiti Case

In November, the family of a high school football player claimed they were the victim of a hate crime.

01/29/2014

Will Ferrell as Anchorman's Ron Burgundy. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 12/6

Top audio clips from each week, as selected by WBZ News Editor Dave Mager.

12/06/2013

Hundreds of people attend a vigil in Lunenburg on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, to protest racist graffiti sprayed on the home of a high school football player. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Bogus Hate Crimes As Dangerous As The Real Thing

There is plenty of soul-searching to be done in the wake of the disturbing news out of Lunenberg, where law enforcement officials now say the focus of their probe into the spray-painting of racist graffiti on the home of a mixed-race family has shifted away from the town’s football team to the family themselves.

12/05/2013

Outside the Lunenburg home where racist graffiti was found last month. (Ken MacLeod/WBZ-TV)

Police: Mom Of Victim A ‘Strong Suspect’ In Lunenburg Racist Graffiti Incident

The investigation into who spray painted a home with racial graffiti last month has turned toward the family who lives there.

12/04/2013

Outside the Lunenburg home where racist graffiti was found last month. (Ken MacLeod/WBZ-TV)

Police Search Home Of Lunenburg Football Player In Racist Graffiti Probe

Parents of football players met with Lunenburg Police Tuesday to discuss moving forward after the team cleared in a racial graffiti case targeting one of the team’s players.

12/03/2013

Part of the graffiti sprayed on Isaac Phillips's home in Lunenburg. (WBZ-TV)

Lunenburg Police: No Evidence Linking High School Football Players To Racist Graffiti

Lunenburg police announced Monday that there is no conclusive evidence that anyone on the high school football team is linked to racist graffiti sprayed on the home of a player last month.

12/02/2013

Lunenburg Football Team (WBZ-TV)

Lunenburg Rallying Around Football Team After Thanksgiving Game Canceled

People in Lunenburg are starting to rally around the football team after its season came to an early end.

11/20/2013

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