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Jury selected for Berkshire triple murder trial of David Chalue, trial to start Friday
A total of 16 Hampden County residents on Friday will hear opening statements in the Berkshire triple murder case against David Chalue .
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Suit representing women inmates in Chicopee argues men videotaping...
A federal judge heard arguments Tuesday in a class action lawsuit brought by 178 former and current inmates at the Western Massachusetts Women's Correctional Center against Hampden County Sheriff Michael J. Ashe and an assistant superintendent.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Hampden County Bar Association looking for scholarship applications
SPRINGFIELD - The Hampden County Bar Association's John F. Moriarty Scholarship Award is being offered to a Hampden County resident who has been admitted to or is attending a certified law school for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Raccoon bites three in Fairview section of Chicopee, two victims...
A raccoon strongly suspected of being rabid bit three people in Chicopee's Fairview section Saturday morning, police Sgt.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Jordan Skipper and Jesse McClenahan admit to breaking into 8...
Lawyers for Jordan Skipper and Jesse McClenahan told a Hampden Superior Court judge addiction to heroin drove their clients to break into eight Westfield homes and steal jewelry and other valuables.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Former Brimfield treasurer arraigned on embezzlement charge
Brimfield's former town treasurer was arraigned Wednesday in Hampden County Superior Court after being indicted on charges of embezzlement and larceny filed when an audit showed money missing from the town's coffers in 2013.
Women's Fund makes call for '100 Good Men'
They may be called the Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts, but the foundation dedicated to helping women and girls in Western Massachusetts knows that men are a crucial part of the group's mission as well.
National Weather Service extends flood warnings for the Connecticut...
Police in Northampton, Montague and along the Connecticut River's southern stretches in Hampden County and in northern Connecticut reported no major flooding problems Thursday morning.
Ware residents complain about Palmer Motorsports Park under construction
Construction of a 2.3 mile, $20 million, road-racing course - known as Palmer Motorsports Park - is raising concerns among some Ware residents.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
James Lewis of Agawam pleads guilty to 21 charges from...
James Lewis, 55, was sentenced Tuesday to 2 years in the Hampden County Correctional Center in Ludlow after pleading guilty Monday to 21 charges stemming from an April 27 multi-jurisdictional car chase in which he drove at police cruisers and hit one officer.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Michael Malloy pleads guilty to motor vehicle homicide in crash that...
A Holyoke police cruiser drives past a shrine to Keila Davila, killed in a car crash on Main Street on Feb. 15, 2013.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Shawn Allyn, candidate for Hampden DA, plans to fight judge's ruling assailing his ethics
Shawn Allyn, a candidate for Hampden County District Attorney who recently was ejected from a homicide case by a judge who called Allyn's ethics into question, said he will fight the ruling.
Hampden County Hall of Justice: Protesters demand 'Justice for Ayyub' ...
Lyla Denburg, far left, and Vanessa Lynch, far right, were among the members of Justice for Ayyub who stood in front of the Hampden County Hall of Justice on Thursday morning to protest the start of Ayyub Abdul-Alim's felony weapons trial.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Michael Flores of Springfield tells cops right away pot, gun and ammo ...
Michael Flores, 26, of Springfield, told police who found marijuana, a gun and ammunition in his home they belonged to him, not to his girlfriend.
Westfield judge slaps Shawn Allyn, candidate for Hampden County DA,...
Holyoke attorney Shawn Allyn, right, is shown here with his clients Dean and Patricia Carbone.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Grandparents as Parents meeting with Register of Probate Suzanne Seguin
CHICOPEE - The Chicopee Council on Aging and Senior Center's monthly Grandparents As Parents Support Group will feature guest speakers from the Hampden County Registry of Probate at 6 p.m., April 15 at the center, located at 7 Valley View Court.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Sunny and mild today, high 57
Plenty of sunshine returns today, making it an excellent finish to the weekend. An area of high pressure slides over the region, keeping pleasant and mild conditions all across southern New England on Sunday.
Laura Gentile, Hampden County clerk of courts, honored by UNICO as its Person of the Year
Laura Gentile, Hampden County clerk of courts , was honored recently by Springfield UNICO as its 2013 Person of the Year.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Editorial: For children, exposure to violence may lead to violence
Pediatrician Heather Forkey, who is clinical director of the Foster Children Evaluation Service at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, sees children who have faced all kinds of trauma.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Shawn Allyn announces his candidacy for Hampden District Attorney
Shawn Allyn , a lawyer from Agawam, announced his candidacy for Hampden District Attorney Wednesday on the steps of the Hampden County Hall of Justice.