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PD: Bloomfield man arrested after stabbing father in chest

Photo: Bloomfield Police Department. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)-A son is accused of stabbing his father in the chest in Bloomfield, according to police. 35-year-old Carlos Cameron was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused of stabbing his 68-year-old father in the chest with a kitchen knife after an

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-21 19:53:09

Ex-Springfield police officer charged with raping 8-year-old girl

SPRINGFIELD -- A former Springfield police officer is facing a rape charge after allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Emmanuel Rivera, 30, of Springfield, pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of rape of a child by force and was held for a bail hearing Wednesday in Springfield District

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:51:08

Feds bust Mexico-to-Springfield drug trafficking ring

SPRINGFIELD -- Eight men, including four from this city, have been charged in three federal indictments with a Mexico-to-Western Massachusetts drug trafficking ring, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. The alleged conspiracy included trafficking 32 kilos of cocaine and one kilo of pure Fentanyl

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 14:19:16

Crash closes two lanes on Interstate 91 Thursday morning

A crash has resulted in lane closures on the Interstate 91, causing delays. Massachusetts State Police were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of I-91 Thursday morning near Exit 13 in Springfield. Two lanes of the interstate are closed and travel is reduced to the

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 12:19:10

Woman injured, 3 arrested after shooting in Springfield

Three Springfield residents were arrested following a shooting on Tuesday night. Springfield Police responded to reports of a shooting on Fort Pleasant Avenue around 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday. Upon arrival, police found a female victim who was taken to Baystate with non-life threatening injuries. Officia

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:51:00

Enfield man charged with robbing gas station

ENFIELD - A local man is facing charges that he robbed a gas station on Hazard Avenue in January, police said. The man, Robert Lyman, 28, of 32 Wynwood Drive, was charged on March 15 with third-degree robbery and attempted sixth-degree larceny. He had turned himself in at the Police Department, wher

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-03-22 15:10:00

Teenage girl arrested for threats against two Springfield schools

Another arrest has been made in connection with threats made to two Springfield schools. Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that a 14-year-old girl was arrested and is now facing felony charges for posting threats on social media directed towards Baystate Academy and MLK Charter School.

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 18:18:00

Drug defendant to police: 'The stuff in that car puts me in prison for the rest of my life'

SPRINGFIELD -- Five men from Western Massachusetts have been charged in connection with a Mexican drug trafficking right that brought dozens of kilos of cocaine, heroin and pure Fentanyl to communities across the country including Greater Springfield. David Cruz, 40, of Westfield, was the first to b

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 15:43:50

Two lanes closed on I-91N in West Springfield due to multi-car crash

(MSP) WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Two lanes on I-91 North in West Springfield are closed due to a multi-car crash. Massachusetts State Police Trooper Greaney told 22News minor injuries have been reported in the accident, which involved at least five cars. The left two travel lanes are closed

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-22 12:22:00

MGM Springfield hires Andres Gomez, 33, of Ludlow, as director of restaurants

SPRINGFIELD -- Calling it a "dream come true," Andres Gomez, of Ludlow, recently was hired as MGM Springfield's director of restaurants. At 33, Gomez already has a long history in the business. "I'm very, very excited," Gomez, who will work with some premiere chefs coming to the resort casino, said

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 11:16:47

Prosecutors drop murder charge in Enfield woman's death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped a murder charge against a Connecticut man who had been accused of fatally smothering a woman whose body was found in the woods near her home. Howard Bowen had been charged in the October 2016 killing of Pamela Cote of Enfield. Bowen and another man wer


PD: Manchester man arrested for attempted murder

(WTNH) - A Manchester man was arrested for allegedly trying to kill another man in Hartford in February. Following an investigation, police say they arrested, 24-year-old, Rajawn Grant of Manchester on Thursday after they obtained an arrest warrant in early March. Authorities say the warrant stems f


PD: Man arrested for robbing 2 West Hartford restaurants after running out of gas

Phiron Noun Mann (West Hartford Police) WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A New Britain man was arrested for allegedly robbing two West Hartford restaurants after he was found throwing an empty gas can at passing cars on Wednesday morning. Police say at around 10:21 a.m. on Tuesday, the Dunkin Donuts,


Suspect arrested in Hartford shooting

Rajawn Grant HARTFORD - Police have made an arrest in a February shooting. Police arrested Rajawn Grant, 25, of Manchester and charged him with criminal attempt murder, assault first degree, carrying a pistol no permit and weapons in a motor vehicle. Hartford Police were called to Adams Street and A


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Garbage truck fire closes part of I-84 east in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A garbage truck fire closed part of I-84 eastbound in Hartford on Friday morning. The Department of Transportation reports that there are delays on I-84 eastbound between exits 41 and 48 due to a vehicle fire between exits 46 and 48 that was reported at 8:30 a.m. The right la


Ex-head of Enfield nonprofit to plead guilty today

Darrin LaMore, the former executive director of the nonprofit Enfield Community Development Corp., was scheduled to plead guilty today to theft from a federally funded program, according to records on the Connecticut federal court website. LaMore was to enter the plea this afternoon before Magistrat


2018 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade guide: Where to watch, what to know

Audience: The parade attracts some 400,000 spectators, plus viewers watching live on WGBY-TV, Channel 57. Live streaming coverage of the parade will being at noon on Sunday and can be seen at wgby.org/stpatricksparade Parade route: The 2.65-mile march begins north on Northampton Street to Beech Stre


Man Drove 124 MPH With Drugs In Car: Police

Matthew Milone is accused of driving 124 miles per hour with drugs in his car. State police say they've arrested a man who was clocked driving 124 mph in a 65 mph-zone on a Connecticut highway with drugs in his car. State police say 22-year-old Matthew Milone, of Coventry, tried to elude troopers o


Five injured in Hartford crash

HARTFORD - Five people were injured in a three car crash Tuesday, two of them children. A three-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Albany Ave in Hartford around 6:15 p.m. Five patients were taken by ambulance to local hospitals. At least two children were among the injured