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Springfield Man Indicted on 52 Charges, Including 3 Murders

A suspected kidnapper who lived in a Springfield, Massachusetts home where the bodies of three women were found back in May has been indicted on 52 charges, including three counts of murder.

NECN - 2018-08-16 21:05:39

Man accused of stealing truck in Chicopee; Can you identify him?

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Chicopee police are looking to identify a man who they say stole a truck from a gas station early Thursday morning.Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News the man seen in the video above left the Cumberland Farms on Montcalm Street at around 5:40 a.m. and stole a truck

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-16 15:32:08

Massachusetts man faces over 50 charges after three bodies were found inside home

The charges stem from a traffic stop on May 27, 2018, by Springfield Police Department who said they encountered a woman who claimed that she was being beaten and held captive by Weldon.

FOX61.COM - 2018-08-16 21:34:45

Springfield police warn about real estate scams: Arrest 2 accused of renting home they did not own

Some of the scams have been elaborate, with thieves copying pictures from Zillow and other real estate sites into their fake ads. In one case, a thief went so far as to break into a home and replace locks so the scammer could give keys to a potential renter, said Ryan Walsh, police spokesman.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 15:29:00

Chicopee man charged with traveling to meet a minor for sex in New York

Earlier this month, Defilippi allegedly made plans to meet with the minor at a park in Menands, New York. On the morning of August 10, Defilippi drove from Chicopee to that park, where he allegedly admitted that he traveled there intending to engage in sexual acts with 'Dylan.'

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-15 15:46:25

Hadley police seek to identify larceny suspect

HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) - Police are asking the public's help in identifying the man in the photo.Hadley police said the man pictured was involved in a larceny of a wallet from Walmart.Anyone with information on his identity or whereabouts is asked to call the Hadley Police Department at(413) 584-0883.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-16 23:56:54

Stewart Weldon indicted on charges of murder, dozens of other alleged offenses

The Hampden County grand jury indicted Weldon on a total of 52 counts, including strangulation, aggravated rape and aggravated kidnapping, the Hampden district attorney's office said.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 16:11:00

Springfield PD: 80+ bags of heroin seized, 3 arrested

Walsh said 30-year-oldJuan Febuswas arrested after a search of him and the Cedar Street home turned up 71 more bags of heroin, a digital scale, and packaging material. A three year-old child was also allegedly found sleeping in the home at the time of the search.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-15 19:57:36

Springfield man denies murder charge in Ludlow bakery stabbing

Conza is charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of Carlos Santos, 70, the owner of Ludlow Central Bakery at 270 East St. Conza worked at the bakery.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 13:16:00

Chicopee police seek to identify truck theft suspect (video)

The victim, who had been inside the store, reported the theft at about 5:40 a.m., Michael Wilk, public information officer for the department, said.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 12:42:00

Chicopee man arrested in Albany for arranging sex with minor over Internet

ALBANY, New York - A 55-year-old Chicopee man was arrested Friday in New York on charges that he traveled across state lines to have sex with a minor, according to the FBI.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 11:50:00

Springfield crash injures motorcycle driver, closes State Street

Police remain on the scene of the crash and all traffic is being rerouted off State Street temporarily while officers investigate the collision, said Ryan Walsh, police spokesman.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 20:59:00

Worcester man arrested after police allegedly find drugs, gun stolen from Washington in his car

VERNON, CT - A Worcester man was arrested after State Police stopped him for speeding and said they found a stolen gun, crack cocaine and other illegal drugs in his car.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 21:38:00

Springfield search for shoplifting suspect in Five Mile Pond ends with no one found

Firefighters launched a boat near 1020 Boston Road and spent about two hours searching the water after police reported a male may have jumped into the pond to elude officers and was not seen again. The person was not found despite the search, said Dennis Leger, aide to Fire Commissioner Bernard J. C


Helicopter conducting aerial inspections over western Massachusetts

This type of inspection uses special heat-sensing imaging equipment, capturing images not visable to the naked eye, according to a release sent to 22News by Eversource. The helicopter being used are described as blue and silver with the tail number N1431W.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-15 09:26:26

Springfield man who forfeited $10,000 bail when he cut off GPS gets 14 years in his latest gun case

He had at one point posted $10,000 bail and was released with a GPS monitoring device. His original bail of $50,000 had been reduced by a judge.


Springfield police arrest 2, get 2 stolen guns off city streets

SPRINGFIELD - Police, during two separate arrests overnight, got two stolen guns off city streets.


New evening pantry hours at Lorraine's Soup Kitchen in Chicopee

Lorraine's will now have evening pantry services from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. On these days, dinner will go out at a new time, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-15 15:26:42

MGM Springfield hiring on the spot at today's kitchen steward job fair

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - If you're looking for a job, you have a chance to get hired at MGM Springfield Wednesday, just over a week before the casino's grand opening.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-08-15 12:20:10

Lawyers for 2 Springfield cops charged with rape want case tried quickly

Patrolmen Joshua Figueroa, 27, and Derrick Gentry-Mitchell, 28, both of Springfield -- who have each denied two counts of aggravated rape -- were in Hampden Superior Court for what was docketed as a pretrial hearing.