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Iraqi Professor Finds New Life In Worcester

Late last month, an adjunct professor of computer science at Worcester State University and Becker College announced to her classes that she wouldn’t be on campus that Friday because she had to be in Boston — to take her oath of citizenship.



3 People Shot During Argument Inside Worcester Apartment Building

Three people were shot Friday night in Worcester after an argument broke out in an apartment building.


Tree falls onto car during storm in Braintree. (Braintree PD photo)

Severe Winds Knock Out Power For Thousands In Mass.

Winds toppled trees and knocked out power for thousands around Massachusetts, with the central and western parts of the state hardest hit.


Worcester Firefighter Timothy Jackson died in a warehouse fire in 1999.

Medals Stolen From Family Of Fallen Worcester Firefighter

Timothy Jackson died in the massive Cold Storage Warehouse fire in 1999. His family received commendations for his bravery, but a thief broke into their home and stole the medals the family cherished.


Geoffrey Portway. (Photo courtesy: Dept. of Homeland Security)

Worcester Man Gets 27 Years In Prison For Plotting To Torture Children In Dungeon

A Worcester man who authorities say chatted online with other men about their mutual desire to kidnap, rape, kill and eat children will spend the next 27 years in prison.


Stacy Schnee the topless biker. (Photo Courtesy: TELEGRAM.COM/ T&G Staff/STEVE LANAVA)

Worcester Woman’s Topless Bike Ride Raises Questions About Laws

A Worcester woman’s choice to ride her bicycle topless has raised questions about the clarity of some state and local laws.


Part of a dungeon officials say the found in the basement of Geoffrey Portway.

Feds Seek 27-Year Sentence In Child Porn Case

Federal prosecutors will ask for a 27-year prison sentence for a Massachusetts man who authorities say chatted online with other men about their mutual desire to abduct, kill and eat children.


A bicyclist was injured in Worcester. (WBZ-TV)

Bicyclist Injured In Worcester Crash

A bicyclist was injured in a car crash on Route 122.


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Worcester Pharmacy To Pay $1.6 Million Over Prescription Refill Violations

Prosecutors say a Worcester pharmacy will pay $1.6 million to settle allegations that it broke state laws by automatically refilling prescription medications that were not requested by MassHealth patients.


The car tore out a pillar at the Webster Square Plaza in Worcester. (Photo by Dominick Aielli-WBZ-TV)

3 Injured In Worcester Shopping Plaza Crash

Three people were injured when a car slammed into a pole and a building at Webster Square Plaza in Worcester on Wednesday.