Worcester Police

Worcester Police Step Up Patrols After Recent Shootings

Business owners are happy to see the increased police presence, because the violence is hurting their bottom-line.


(Photo Illustration by Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Harvard Study: Sugary Sodas Make Boston Teens More Violent

Can sugary sodas make teenagers violent? A new study seems to point in that direction.


South Union Street in Lawrence. (Photo from Bernice Corpuz WBZ NewsRadio)

Lawrence Rehires 5 Police Officers To Combat Growing Violence

Lawrence is rehiring five police officers in an effort to combat the growing violence there, as evidenced by a particularly rough weekend.


Screen shot of North East White Pride's YouTube page.

Worcester Library Bans White Pride Group From Using Its Meeting Rooms

The Worcester library’s board of directors has voted to suspend the rights of a white pride group to use the facility’s meeting rooms after an online video suggested there might be violence at the next meeting.



Does Media Share Blame In Arizona Shootings?

Is The Media To Blame

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/10/2011

Honoring fallen teen

The family of a murdered Boston teen holds an annual event in Roxbury Saturday to raise awareness about youth violence and try to bring peace to city streets. WBZ’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports.