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John L. Ecker began testifying in his own defense Monday in Hampden Superior Court and quickly both his lawyer and the trial judge had to stop him from embarking on long stories not directly related to the questions asked.
4 hrs ago | MassLive.com
SPRINGFIELD - Police arrested a pair of suspected heroin dealers after an officer allegedly spotted them conducting business a block away from the police station.
7 hrs ago | MassLive.com
All eligible voters in Springfield can request an absentee ballot from the Board of Elections Office and either vote by mail or in person at the Election Office in City Hall.
8 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
They were sold at Toys "R" Us, Babies "R" Us stores as well as the website Amazon.com since September 2011.
12 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
A 31-year-old Stonington man has been charged with cruelty to animals after police say he shot his girlfriend's pet turtle.
13 hrs ago | MassLive.com
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A severe thunderstorm that brought hail and high winds is just leaving the region but a second one is expected to come through at about 7:15 p.m. Agawam police are reporting a number of downed trees and wires, including those which are blocking roads.
Springfield police cruisers lined up in front of 330 Sumner Ave. on Friday for one of several fight and disturbance calls to that address.
The office will serve as a coordinating base for many of Coakley's western Massachusetts supports who plan on making phone calls, and knocking on doors to solicit support for their candidate.
The two told police they were walking along Chestnut Street between Lyman and Frank B. Murray, Saturday at approximately 11:20 p.m. When they passed the mouth of an alley, two white or Hispanic males grabbed them and demanded their wallets.
Some Springfield police officers spent the day mingling with families who live in the city's Old Hill neighborhood.
A delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint as he attempted to drop off a Domino's Pizza early Sunday morning.
Thomas Moody, a survivor of a devastating March 1963 flood in the city, says he and his two brothers, along with their father and a neighbor, spent hours clinging to the limbs of the Franklin Street tree after the Spaulding Pond Dam burst.
"Three hundred sixty-five days later, we're back," Luke Brunelle, owner of the marina, stated.
More than 200 homeless people and struggling families were given hope at Forest Park.
A 22-year-old man has been arraigned on a murder charge in the killing of his mother in Orange.
Following a quick-step search for a new principal of Morris Elementary School, interim Superintendent Timothy Lee has announced the appointment of Carolyn J. Boyce, former principal of the Butterfield School in the town of Orange district.
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Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 04:56 pm
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