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  1. State cops probe shocking spike in Dec. heroin deathsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Just since Dec. 1, 58 people across Massachusetts have died of suspected heroin overdoses, according to state police, who say they don't know why the number has jumped so dramatically since November, when there were 60 suspected ODs for the entire month. The troubling toll does not include three major cities - Boston, Worcester and Springfield - where local police do their own death investigations.

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  2. Baker says heroin crisis is among early prioritiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Tackling the scourge of heroin and opiate addiction will be an early priority after taking office, Gov.-elect Charlie Baker said Tuesday as state police reported dozens of suspected overdose deaths around the state in recent weeks. "It cuts across geography.

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  3. Just In: State police: Heroin deaths up dramatically this monthRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Just since Dec. 1, 58 people across Massachusetts have died of suspected opiate overdoses, according to state police, who say they don't know why the number has jumped so dramatically since November, when there were 60 suspected ODs for the entire month. The troubling toll does not even include the state's three major cities - Boston, Worcester and Springfield - where local police do their own death investigations.

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  4. West Springfield school crossing guard struck and killedRead the original story

    Tuesday | Boston Herald

    A school crossing guard in West Springfield who had just helped a child safely cross the street has died after being struck by a vehicle. Police say the woman was struck at about 8:45 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Elm and Garden streets not far from the Coburn Elementary School.

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  5. BC High opens with big winRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Boston Herald

    The Eagles dropped the puck on the 2014-15 season in style Thursday with an 8-0 rout of Matignon at Clark Athletic Center. Christian Simeone, a transfer from Thayer, paced the offensive attack with two goals and an assist, while Northeastern-bound Ryan Shea had a goal and two assists and Merrimack commit Patrick Kramer three assists.

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  6. Bill Cosby hit with defamation chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston Herald

    SEE YOU IN COURT: Tamara Green, above, filed a defamation lawsuit in federal court in Springfield against Bill Cosby saying he branded her as a liar. A California woman who accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her has hired the high-powered lawyer who once represented Paula Jones against then-President Bill Clinton to bring her bombshell defamation lawsuit against the comic.

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  7. Woman files suit against Bill Cosby in Massachusetts courtRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston Herald

    A California woman who has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in the 1970s is suing the former sitcom star in federal court - alleging the comedian and his legal team ruined her reputation by publicly claiming she was a liar. Tamara Green filed the defamation lawsuit today in Springfield, accusing Cosby and his lawyers of publicly branding her a liar in the years since she first went public with sex assault allegations against Cosby in a 2005 "Today" show appearance.

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  8. Massachusetts gets $15M for pre-school expansionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston Herald

    Gov. Deval Patrick announced on Wednesday that the $15 million awarded by the U.S. Department of Education will help the cities of Boston, Holyoke, Lawrence, Lowell and Springfield. Patrick says the state has applied for $60 million over four years through the federal Preschool Development program and received the full $15 million share in the first year.

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  9. Suspect in shooting death waits for return to MassachusettsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Boston Herald

    Court officials in Springfield, Massachusetts, say the suspect in the 2009 killing of a New Britain High School football player will not waive extradition to Massachusetts, forcing a two-month process returning him to the Bay State. The New Britain Herald reports that Michael Rodriguez was taken into custody Dec. 1 after Springfield police notified authorities he may have been in Bridgeport.

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  10. Police: Drunk woman killed Springfield girl, 7Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Boston Herald

    A West Springfield woman is expected to answer to motor vehicle homicide and other charges in Springfield District Court this morning in connection with an accident Monday night that took the life of a 7-year-old girl. Destiny Gonzalez of Springfield died yesterday from injuries she suffered Monday at 5:30 p.m., when police say a drunken Sandra Zemtsova, 48, struck her, her mother and an 8-year-old cousin in front of the Springfield Public Library on State Street.

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  11. Girl hit by car dies; driver faces new chargeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Boston Herald

    Prosecutors in Springfield plan to file a motor vehicle homicide charge against the driver of a car that struck three people earlier this week, after a 7-year-old girl died of her injuries. The girl, who died at a hospital on Wednesday, was crossing State Street with her mother and 8-year-old cousin Monday when police said they were hit by the vehicle driven by 48-year-old Sandra Zemtsova of West Springfield.

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  12. Driver charged after woman, 2 children struckRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Boston Herald

    A West Springfield woman has pleaded not guilty to drunken driving charges after police say she struck a woman and two young children trying to cross a downtown street. Police say a 7-year-old girl is in critical condition after the Monday accident.

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  13. Driver charged after mother, 2 children struckRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Boston Herald

    Charges of drunken driving have been filed against a woman who Springfield police say was behind the wheel of a car that struck a mother and two young children trying to cross a downtown street. Sgt. John Delaney says a 7-year-old girl remains hospitalized in critical condition after the accident late Monday afternoon.

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  14. Funeral held for former Springfield bishop MaguireRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Boston Herald

    A retired bishop of the western Massachusetts Roman Catholic diocese, criticized for his handling of clergy sex abuse, was praised at his funeral Monday for what mourners called dedicated and joyful leadership of the church. Hundreds attended his funeral Mass at St. Michael's Cathedral, led by Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and conducted by Springfield's new Bishop Mitchell Rozanski.

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  15. Mother, 2 daughters struck by car in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Boston Herald

    Authorities said a 7-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition, while the girl's mother and 8-year-old sister were in serious but stable condition. The family was crossing the street when they were struck just before 5:30 p.m. Monday on State Street.

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  16. Massachusetts motor vehicle registry site crashesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Boston Herald

    Talk about a crash: The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles says its website is down, making it impossible for drivers to renew licenses and registrations on the typically hectic first day of the month. The Republican of Springfield reports the site crashed Monday morning just as consumers were gearing up to do important transactions online.

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  17. Former Springfield bishop being laid to restRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Boston Herald

    The Rev. Joseph Maguire's body will lie in state at St. Michael the Archangel's Cathedral in Springfield on Sunday, which will be followed by a prayer vigil.

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  18. Jackets call up Chaput, Rychel, send down WennbergRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Boston Herald

    The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled center Michael Chaput and left wing Kerby Rychel from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. The club also assigned center Alexander Wennberg to Springfield on Saturday.

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  19. Leveled strip club's owner sues over gas explosionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Boston Herald

    The owner of a strip club that was destroyed in a natural gas explosion in Massachusetts has sued the utility for $5 million, claiming the company was deprived of years of "generous" income. The lawsuit against Columbia Gas says the owner of Scores Gentleman's Club "has forever lost the ability to use the property for its club" because a 2003 Springfield ordinance that bars new adult entertainment venues prevents rebuilding it.

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  20. Photo GalleryRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Boston Herald

    HOLIDAY CHEER: From left, Judy Swanson, development coordinator of Laboure Center, and former state Senate President William Bulger and wife Mary Bulger attend the kickoff for the Laboure Center's 24th Christmas House Tour. Before crashing the net and dislodging it, Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic thinks he has this goal by a nose but even after review the officials said no goal on against the Pittsburgh Penguins at TD Garden.

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