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SPRINGFIELD - A 26-year-old Holyoke man, arrested last week after he was allegedly driving around the Forest Park neighborhood with a large quantity of heroin and his unrestrained 6-year-old son in the back seat, was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 cash bail during his arraignment in District Court.
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Volunteers including local high school students gathered Tuesday on Wilmont Street in the lower Forest Park neighborhood to plant approximately 25 trees in conjunction with the celebration of Earth Day .
Marrero was arrested at gunpoint after police say he would not obey their commands, creating a dangerous situation for officers.
Hip-hop activist and Green Party vice presidential candidate Rosa Clemente doesn't have much hope for saving the environment unless people are willing to get radical.
On Tuesday, Lambda Legal, on behalf of their clients, filed a lawsuit challenging Georgia's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
The Norfolk district attorney's office says police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide of a Weymouth husband and wife.
The relative of a man whose car was attacked with jelly and frozen food items said the assault stemmed from a domestic dispute that went too far.
General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past.
UPDATE, 2:09 p.m.: Officers are clearing crime scene tape and picking up evidence markers at the Osgood Street scene.
The husband of an Atlanta woman who appears in a popular reality show appeared in front of a federal judge Monday in connection to a fraud and theft case against him.
Greenville police responded to Chaney Street to reports of a baby in a trash container on Monday.
According to the DCR, 1,700 wildfires burned 1,400 acres of land in Massachusetts in 2013, and the highest number of wildfires are typically reported in April.
Event: 60th Annual Melha Shrine Circus When: May 1, 7 p.m.; May 2, 7:30 p.m.; May 3, 10 a.m., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.; and May 4, 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. Where : Eastern States Exposition Coliseum, West Springfield< Cost: Reserved seats are $14 and box seats are $18; discount coupons available at all Big Y Western Mass.
On April 27, from 1-5 p.m., the Springfield Museums will host the "Meet the Artists" event in conjunction with their current exhibition, "Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City."
New Haven police have charged an 18-year-old city man with murder and assault in the shootings of two half-brothers in March.
Forty-five-year-old Yolanda McDowell of Stamford was charged Sunday night with manslaughter and evading responsibility after witnesses who saw the accident gave police the license plate number of the minivan that struck the victim shortly before 7 p.m. Authorities haven't identified the victim.
Brush fires continue to spark up in Western Massachusetts. Crews are trying to extinguish a brush fire at Blunt Park off of Bay Street.