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  1. Scenes from Juno: State police slap drivers with travel ban citationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    Not everyone is heeding the travel ban levied by Gov. Charlie Baker at midnight as a massive blizzard thrashed the Bay State. State Police Col.

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  2. Connecticut man pleads guilty to tobacco tax scamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Massachusetts to his role in a scheme authorities say cheated the government out of $43 million in tobacco excise taxes. Jugjeev Kharbanda, of Seymour, Connecticut, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Springfield to conspiracy and trafficking in contraband smokeless tobacco.

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  3. Shoveling the ponds (Jan. 24): Springfield Cathedral buries Central CatholicRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Boston Herald

    Saturday's snowstorm may have wiped out a large percentage of the scheduled hockey action, but they were able to clear off enough of the local ponds as well as the roads leading to them to have a solid amount of games played. Springfield Cathedral continued to fire a blizzard of goals past opposing teams, this time at the expense of No.

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  4. Springfield rape suspect pleads not guiltyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Boston Herald

    A 34-year-old Springfield man authorities allege tied up, stabbed and raped three teenage girls in September has pleaded not guilty. Peter Wray pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Hampden Superior Court to 17 charges, including multiple counts of rape, assault and battery, and kidnapping.

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  5. Springfield rape suspect pleads not guiltyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Boston Herald

    A 34-year-old Springfield man authorities allege tied up, stabbed and raped three teenage girls in September has pleaded not guilty. Peter Wray pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Hampden Superior Court to 17 charges, including multiple counts of rape, assault and battery, and kidnapping.

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  6. Springfield man denies killing innocent bystanderRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | Boston Herald

    The Republican reports that 20-year-old Justin Webber denied the murder charge Friday during an arraignment in Hampden Superior Court in Springfield. A judge ordered him held without right to bail.

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  7. Springfield council president proposes casino ethics billRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Boston Herald

    Springfield's city council president on Wednesday moved to restrict the ability of city leaders to seek employment with MGM, the casino company building an $800 million resort downtown. Michael Fenton filed a city ordinance that would prevent a mayor or councilor from working for MGM or its affiliates for at least five years after leaving city government.

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  8. Oldest resident of Massachusetts dies at age 115Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Boston Herald

    Madigan had said her secrets to a long life included a positive attitude, no children, a hot breakfast, glass of wine, and a spoonful of honey every day. Madigan was born in West Springfield in 1899 and moved to Cheshire in 1906.

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  9. Man held without bail in death of woman found shot in SUVRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Boston Herald

    A 40-year-old man has been ordered held without bail after pleading not guilty in the fatal shooting of a woman found dead in a running SUV this week. Pedro Vasquez was arraigned Tuesday on charges including murder.

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  10. Circling the ponds (Jan. 6): Nothing settled in Western Mass.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Boston Herald

    While Malden Catholic and BC High may have been the focus of many hockey fans Tuesday, that wasn't the only matchup of No. 1 vs. No.

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  11. DA: Springfield officer justified in shooting suspectRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Boston Herald

    An investigation by the Hampden district attorney's office has determined that a Springfield police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man who refused to drop a kitchen knife he used to threaten officers. District Attorney James Orenstein in a decision released Monday said Officer Jameson Williams shot and killed David Kingsbury on June 26 in self-defense.

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  12. Troopers: 3 sisters dead after I-95 crash; 6 others injuredRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Boston Herald

    According to Florida Highway, the crash early Sunday near Rockledge was triggered when a car left the northbound lane and struck the guardrail in the median. The Infiniti then struck a northbound Hyundai head-on, killing 64-year-old Kay Ferril of Rockledge, 66-year-old Willie Morgagne of Cocoa and 56-year-old Rose Neal of Cocoa.

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  13. Maura Healey, Charlie Baker plan drug task forceRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Boston Herald

    Attorney General-elect Maura Healey intends to zero in on the state's opiate crisis with a task force as her first initiative, and already has discussed teaming up with Gov.-elect Charlie Baker - an effort that could shape this year's early priorities on Beacon Hill. "I know we're both committed to partnering," Healey told the Herald, adding that in her initial meeting with Baker, it was among the first topics they discussed as the state grapples with a surge in drug overdoses that first spurred a public health cry last year.

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  14. 'Very suspicious' fire destroys Rose Kennedy's cars in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | Boston Herald

    Two antique cars, said to be heirlooms of the Kennedy family, were destroyed in a "very suspicious" fire early New Year's morning inside a Springfield storage complex. "Four to five forklifts, some equipment, and two antique cars that belonged to Rose Kennedy" were damaged in the single-alarm inferno which burned through a row of eight storage buildings and a tractor trailer box located at 60 Berkshire Ave., according to Springfield Fire Department spokesman Dennis Leger.

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  15. James P. Shepard, at 24,a of Chicopee, veteranRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Boston Herald

    James Patrick "Jimmy" Shepard of Chicopee, a veteran and aerospace ground equipment apprentice, died Monday at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 24. Born in Springfield in 1990, Mr. Shepard was raised in Chicopee and remained a lifelong resident.

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

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  17. Baker says heroin crisis is among early prioritiesRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  18. Just In: State police: Heroin deaths up dramatically this monthRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  19. West Springfield school crossing guard struck and killedRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  20. BC High opens with big winRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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