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Man killed by Worcester Police officer responding to bomb threat

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A man was killed by Worcester police early Wednesday when he made “furtive movements” toward officers responding to a bomb threat, officials said. Worcester District Attorney...
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Witness photo shows scene before deadly Worcester police shooting

Witness photo shows scene before deadly Worcester police shooting

21 hours ago   |   WCVB

Authorities say the man who was shot and killed by police was claiming that he had an explosive device and a rifle and that he eventually made "furtive movements."
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Massachusetts Man Killed by Police Wearing Body Armor With 'Wires', Threatened Bomb Would Go Off

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early said a motive is not known as of Wednesday morning and says "let the police do their job" to investigate the situation.
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'You just heard 3 or 4 gunshots,' residents describe Worcester shooting

'You just heard 3 or 4 gunshots,' residents describe Worcester shooting

1 day ago   |   WCVB

Neighbors described the scene after a man claiming to have a gun and bob was shot and killed by police.
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Man killed by Worcester police responding to bomb threat

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

A man was killed by police in Worcester when he advanced on officers responding to a bomb threat, according to reports. “There was a lengthy attempt to de-escalate the...
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Man dead after standoff with police in Worcester

Man dead after standoff with police in Worcester

1 day ago   |   WCVB

A man carrying a rifle and claiming to have a bomb has died in a shooting involving police in Worcester.
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Large police scene in Worcester

Large police scene in Worcester

1 day ago   |   WCVB

Police tape blocked an area of Worcester early Wednesday.
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Finishing touches being put on Worcester's new pro baseball stadium

Finishing touches being put on Worcester's new pro baseball stadium

1 day ago   |   WCVB

The first ever game at Polar Park is just three weeks away, as the Red Sox's Triple-A affiliate begins its inaugural season in Worcester.
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5 people dead after fatal crashes in Pembroke, Sturbridge this weekend

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Five people are dead after a pair of fatal crashes in Pembroke and Sturbridge on Friday and Saturday during a deadly weekend on Massachusetts roads, State Police...
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Tanner Houck strong, but Red Sox lose Game 1 of the doubleheader 

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Every time the Red Sox give Tanner Houck an opportunity, they get the same response. The rookie right-hander once again looked confident, comfortable and in control of himself...
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