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21 hrs ago | MassLive.com
"In the next hour things will be quieting down substantially," said Mike Skurko, meteorologist with CBS3 Springfield, the media partner of MassLive and The Republican.
The four Democratic candidates vying to become the next Hampden County District Attorney faced an audience of more than 200 on Thursday night at Western New England University School of Law, answering questions ranging from their position on mandatory minimum sentencing to the ways in which they would try to build trust between the police and ... (more)
WESTFIELD - The Westfield State University Board of Trustees voted to distribute to a wide variety of different agencies for further examination the state inspector general's report that found ex-president Evan Dobelle abused his authority while running up more than $450,000 on university-related credit cards.
A 45-year-old North Adams man pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in a purse theft from a 73-year-old woman at the Holyoke Mall parking lot Oct. 9. The woman chased after the robber and a mall parking lot security guard saw the commotion and called the license plate number in to police.
Nick Morganelli, meteorologist with CBS 3 Springfield, media partners for The Republican and Masslive, said a series of storms bringing torrential rain will be likely through 8 p.m. One of the upsides to the rain will be it will drive out the oppressive humidity and heat that hung over the region throughout the day and replace it with cool, dry air ... (more)
HOLYOKE -- Law enforcement and other officials will meet outside at South Bridge and Hamilton streets Thursday at 10 a.m. in a city councilor's attempt to elicit more cooperation from residents to help police with shootings.
Luis Angel Cordero Jr. of Holyoke admitted Wednesday in Hampden Superior Court he sexually assaulted a man who lived in his building and then went into another room and sexually assaulted the man's 13-year-old daughter.
Jail guards videotaping naked female prisoners during strip searches is "clearly antithetical to human dignity," "deeply humiliating" and unconstitutional according to a federal court judge, and nearly 200 women may be due a payday for the privacy invasion.
The Western New England University School of Law and the Hampden County Bar Association will host a candidates debate for the four Democrats vying for the office of district attorney.
A West Springfield man already held pending trial for larcenies to support his heroin addiction returned to the city Friday after additional stolen items surfaced and he was charged with additional crimes.
A 39-year-old city man on Friday pleaded guilty to kidnapping and hitting a woman in a domestic violence case.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:29 pm
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