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A music teacher from Monroe, who is accused of inappropriately touching two students, blamed his behavior on being Italian, according to court records.
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"It's going to be a crazy good year," says Dave Lipnicky, an economist and volunteer public relations director for American Coaster Enthusiasts, an international group with 5,000 members.
West Springfield and Longmeadow have made presentations before a panel of arbitrators and are now awaiting a decision regarding mitigation each town will receive as part of its surrounding community agreement.
In response to a request from The Republican , the Springfield Police Department on Wednesday supplied three audio files of a Tuesday afternoon shooting on Osgood Street recorded by the department's ShotSpotter system.
A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.
Stacey Armato was traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles with bottles of pumped breast milk for her 7-month-old son, which turned into a nightmare at the Sky Harbor security checkpoint.
A Brunswick county man has been cited with two counts of animal cruelty for allegedly beating and killing two mallard ducks with a 2x4 wooden board.
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.
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.