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Thomaston man killed in 6 vehicle crash on CT, MA border identified by PD

Longmeadow, MA -- Massachusetts State Police have released the name of the tractor-trailer driver from Connecticut who was killed in a crash on Interstate 91NB in Longmeadow on Saturday morning. Anthony Gentile, 33, of Thomaston, was identified as the deceased tractor-trailer driver. Police responde

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 19:55:00

I-91 closed in consecutive days due to two deadly accidents

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Four dead from two traffic accidents on Interstate 91 this weekend. What caused these deadly crashes? Sunday was the second time, in just two days, that I-91 was closed, because of a deadly car crash. Three people were killed in the rollover crash in Connecticut near exit

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-21 21:02:11

1 dead following multi-vehicle crash in Longmeadow, MA; closes I-91 near Enfield

LONGMEADOW, MA - Massachusetts State Police are urging people to avoid I-91 near the Connecticut border as they clean up from a crash involving at least six vehicles including two tractor-trailer trucks. Connecticut State Police have the northbound side of the highway closed at exit 49 in Enfield, a

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-20 18:14:49

Manslaughter trial of Chicopee man set to begin

Jeffrey Lovell. Photo Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - The manslaughter trial of a Chicopee man charged with shooting and killing a teenager he thought was trying to break into his home is set to begin. Jury selection in the trial of 44-year-old Jeffrey Lovell will sta

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-22 02:05:38

Springfield Police respond to reported shooting on Locust Street

SPRINGFIELD -- City police are investigating a reported Saturday afternoon shooting on Locust Street. Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh confirmed that officers responded to the 200 block of Locust Street around 3 p.m. after receiving a ShotSpotter activation suggesting rounds were fired in th

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-20 20:44:19

Springfield Armory closed due to government shutdown

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Little by little, the government shutdown is effecting the lives of people here in western Massachusetts. Visitors to the Springfield Armory museum found the building closed Sunday. The U.S. Park Service now supervises the historic gun collection and other relics from the

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-21 22:33:31

Holyoke accident adds to series of crashes on I-91

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - A string of serious accidents on I-91 continued into Sunday afternoon, as a vehicle crashed on I-91 South in Holyoke. State Police Lt. Larriu of the Northampton Barracks told 22News they got a call for an accident near Exit 15 southbound at about 3:30 Sunday afternoon. The ve

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-21 21:44:23

Chicopee police detectives looking to identify women in surveillance photo

Photo courtesy Chicopee Police Department CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Chicopee police are asking the public's help in identifying two women in connection with larceny, forgery and counterfeit money cases. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News the women were seen at the check cashing desk at W


MLK's dream remains elusive as 'white privilege' leaflets show

Editor's Note: "Their Way" is a regular weekly column that captures the personal style of the many public officials and other people and personalities covered by former Mesabi Daily News Executive Editor Bill Hanna during his more than 40 years of newspaper reporting, writing, and editing. The book

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:51:00

VinE volunteers get to work

VIRGINIA - The fifth grader's voice was quite, barely audible, when tutor Cassandra Hainey first met the elementary student. The child came from a home where public education was not highly supported, and the fifth grader, who had missed much school, was reading at a first grade level. When the stud

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 03:57:00

Will air tankers still be based out of Ely?

REGIONAL- U.S. Forest Service officials have offered differing explanations on the future of firefighting air resources at the Ely Airport- and aren't sure of the origins of a rumor that the agency will no longer be stationing large firefighting tankers out of the facility. The Forest Service is cur


Controversial KKK fliers distributed in northern Minnesota

VIRGINIA, MN (CBS) Some residents in Virginia, MN are concerned after they found dozens of fliers in the area promoting white supremacy from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. And some said adding insult to injury, the discovered the fliers Monday on Martin Luther King Day. On the fliers w


Take the plunge into winter... and enjoy the festivities

We are about to partake in some events that lie at the heart of our heartland. Up here in the frigid North, where Mother Nature seems determined to prove that we are as tough as we claim, we could just hunker down inside, turn up the furnace, and curl up with our favorite comfort food to watch a goo


New study looks at impact of nonprofit arts and culture on the economy

ST. PAUL - A new study on the size and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in the Iron Range, including Itasca, Lake and St. Louis counties, will be released at Lyric Center for the Arts, in Virginia, by Creative Minnesota, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation, the Arrowhead Regional

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 12:00:00

It's time to think about the 8th District election

For the last 70-plus years, the 8th District has had only four congressional representatives - one of which was a Republican while the other three were with the DFL. Now the Iron Range, along with the rest of the district, seems to be in decline as we have only one industry, just like West Virginia.


New members sought for Range of Voices choir

VIRGINIA - The Range of Voices resumed rehearsals Sunday, Jan. 14, and will meet regularly on Sundays from 4 - 6 p.m. in the Virginia High School choir room. Area residents are encouraged to join. Some reasons to join the community choir, according to spring concert director, Rolf Anderson, are: -


Dead Body Found in Chelsea River

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Boston Police discovered a deceased body floating in Chelsea River Sunday night. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fatal injury. Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Boston Police discovered a deceased body floatin

NECN - 2018-01-22 01:44:49

Car accident injures two on Route 24 near Lake Nippentucket

Medical helicopter sets down near Lake Nippentucket to transport one. BRIDGEWATER - A car accident on Route 24 sent at least two people to local hospitals Sunday evening. A medical helicopter flew into the area, near Lake Nippentucket and the Route 104 exit, around 5 p.m. to transport one of the vic

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-21 22:58:14


There's always plenty to do in and around Plymouth. British Beer Company provides entertainment at 6 Middle St. For information, call 508-747-1776 or visit britishbeer.com/location/plymouth. Jan. 22: Acoustic Lounge, hosted by Macalla, 8 p.m. upstairs; Jan. 23: Jeff Rosen, 9 p.m.; Jan. 24: BBC Open

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2018-01-21 16:00:00

Train strikes, kills man in Cambridge

Transit Police say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train in Cambridge. Police, firefighters and emergency medical crews responded to the incident shortly before 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Police with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority say the man was about 60 years old and was tre

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-22 01:42:25