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SPRINGFIELD - Officers investigating a Monday night shooting involving more than a dozen rounds of gunfire in the city's Old Hill neighborhood ended up arresting a Holyoke teenager on drug charges, according to Springfield police spokesman Sgt. John Delaney.
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A trailer on Rest Way, a street in the Boston Road mobile home park, was destroyed in an early Wednesday fire, according to Springfield Fire Department spokesman Dennis Leger. SPRINGFIELD - A lit cigarette is being blamed for an early morning fire that destroyed a trailer at a Boston Road mobile home park Wednesday.
15, 2015, at the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks at Stonington for the late Corporal Bryan Dickson of Dunmore. BLOOMING GROVE, Pa.
Springfield police Sgt. John Delaney told CBS 3 that the two suspects walked into the Walmart on Boston Road about 6 p.m. on Sept.
Downtown Springfield will soon be a little bit brighter at night. A project announced Tuesday by the Springfield Business Improvement District aims to bring more people downtown at night by creating a "corridor of light" along Main Street.
Police say a Fitchburg man used a steak knife to stab a neighbor's pit bull 10 times, injuring the dog so severely it had to be euthanized. Police tell The Sentinel & Enterprise that two pit bulls were fighting in the hallway of an apartment building over the weekend, when Duckworth, the owner of one of the dogs, broke up the fight by stabbing the other dog with a steak knife he was carrying.
A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said. Security forces in full battle gear administered CPR to wounded comrades shortly after the 8:10 a.m. blast, which rattled nearby neighborhoods and sent a plume of smoke high into the sky.
This could be welcome news for nearly 4,000 children and their parents who are right now on the waiting list to enroll in existing Springfield charter schools. The Springfield School Committee is meeting tonight and evaluating the needs for a new district-run charter school.
According to the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, Fleury, 57, of Pelham, was arrested and arraigned on Sept. 11 in Eastern Hampshire District Court on one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of carrying a licensed firearm while under the influence of liquor in connection with an incident outside the VFW of Belchertown on Aug. 2. Fleury was released on his personal recognizance with the conditions that he stay away/have no contact with the victim, stay away from the VFW in Belchertown and relinquish custody of his firearms, rifles, and shotguns during the pendency of the prosecution of the case.
Jurors on Tuesday will begin hearing evidence in a federal trial focusing on the 2009 death of Delano Walker Jr. , a 15-year-old hit by a car on East Columbus Avenue after a confrontation with city police. Walker's mother, Kissa Owens, is suing officers Sean Sullivan, Sgt.
Roman Catholic leaders in Massachusetts are urging residents to vote "Yes" in favor of Ballot Question 3 on Nov. 4 to repeal the state's casino law and stop the expansion of what they called "predatory gambling." Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski, Worcester Bishop Robert McManus and Rev.
A man is dead and his wife in the hospital, after a child called police saying her father shot her mother, then turned the gun on himself. Police are calling this an attempted murder-suicide because the father, Adrian Wray, is dead, but his wife Angela is in the hospital receiving care after suffering a single gunshot wound.
She and her boyfriend, Brian James Lucas - better known as celebrity chef Cheffy Be*live - accuse police of racism for questioning them after they were seen showing affection in public.
A 2-year-old boy shot and killed near his home in Denmark has the small city trying to work through the tragedy. Those who knew Hayden Mayes said he was a happy, lively boy who, even at 2 years old had an excited feeling toward life.
Police cars lined Dunn Avenue Sunday afternoon, just a day after a man found a human head inside a black trash bag. Scary, neighbors say, because they had no idea anything unusual was going on at the home.
Sunday night, area faithful came to the St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church on Island Pond Road in Springfield to say goodbye to a beloved religious relic. For more than a week, the relic of St. Anthony had been drawing flocks of the faithful to the church to pray for miracles.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 04:31 am
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