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Victim identified from fatal tanker crash in Whately

WHATELY — The male victim in Wednesday afternoon’s fatal crash has been identified as Jody Crosby, 47, of Seymour, Conn.

RECORDER - 2018-06-21 09:13:27

Easthampton man indicted on drug trafficking, firearms charges

William Grajalez-Rios, 33, was indicted on charges of trafficking in heroin and cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, improper storage of a firearm, possession of a firearm while committing

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-06-21 13:00:35

State Police stop overloaded truck on I-91 in Springfield

State Police shared this pictures and offered this safety reminder.. "when traveling with a load in a vehicle, take a look at it and before taking to the roads, ask yourself, 'What could go wrong?'"

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-21 01:05:21

Father, daughter cited $77K+ for failing to pay employees, violating child labor laws

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A West Springfield father and daughter and their companies have been cited $77,578 for failing to pay employees properly and violating child labor laws.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 19:51:31

3 Holyoke men indicted on drug distribution charges

In a news release sent to 22News, the Justice Department said 35-year-old Pedro Colon Amadeo, 29-year-old Jean Carlos Rivera, and 35-year-old Anthony Rivera were arrested for drug distribution in Holyoke between November 2017 and January 2018.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 22:00:17

I-91 in Whately to remain closed for hours due to fuel tanker rollover

According to Westover Public Affairs, Westover Fire sent a crash truck and utility vehicle to the site of the accident, as well as their assistant chief of operations.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 20:19:13

Proposed East Windsor casino granted a zoning permit by the town

EAST WINDSOR, Ct. (AP) - A proposed casino that would be run jointly by Connecticut's federally recognized Native American tribes to compete with a nearby casino in Massachusetts has won a key local permit.East Windsor's planning and zoning commission on Tuesday unanimously granted a zoning permit

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 20:28:10

Water use restriction implemented in Easthampton

Irrigation of lawns except by means of handheld hoseWashing of vehicles, other than by commercial car wash or as necessary for operator safetyWashing of exterior building surfaces, parking lots, driveways or sidewalksProduction of food and watering of livestock is exempt from this restriction


Former UMass Amherst student found dead on campus after falling from building

Carey said they found the body of a 25-year-old man from Hampton, New Hampshire, who had apparently fallen from the 16th floor of the building.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 15:30:44

Police stop overloaded truck on I-91

"Please remember, when traveling with a load in a vehicle, take a look at it and before taking to the roads, ask yourself, 'What could go wrong?'” Massachusetts State Police said in the post.

WPRI - 2018-06-20 23:00:07

Truck carrying more than it should pulled over on I-91

“Please remember, when traveling with a load in a vehicle, take a look at it,” state police wrote on Facebook. “And before taking to the roads, ask yourself, ‘What could go wrong?’”

WCVB - 2018-06-20 22:36:00

Are spiders in Massachusetts poisonous?

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Now that the weather has gotten warmer more bugs are out, including spiders.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 23:04:43

Easthampton woman receives letter from White House after losing son to opioid overdose

Wendy Werbiskis lost her 26-year-old son Danny to an overdose last year. Werbiskis and thousands of other parents across the country wrote letters to the president in February, telling him about their kids, and the toll the opioid epidemic is taking.


Tuesday’s local baseball: Easthampton Intermediate opens District 2 Tournament with win over Northampton

Ryan O’Leary struck out 12, leading the Easthampton Intermediate baseball team to a 5-2 win over Northampton, Tuesday in the Little League District 2 Tournament.

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-06-20 00:31:27

Water restrictions for Easthampton, voluntarily for Southampton

The Easthampton Department of Public Works implemented restrictions that limit water use, especially nonessential outdoor water use, “to ensure a sustainable water supply and to protect stream flow for aquatic life.”

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-06-19 22:54:57

One injured after shooting on Burr St. in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - One person was shot in an incident in Springfield Tuesday night.According to Springfield Police Department Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, police were called to a ShotSpotter activation on Burr Street at approximately 10:15 p.m.Walsh said one man was taken to Baystate Medical Ce

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 09:09:40

Dozens of fish washing up along Connecticut River

Although it becomes a concern for some people, others say, this happens every year around this time.


PVTA bus slashing suspect due in court

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) - A woman who allegedly injured two people on a PVTA bus in Hadley last month, is expected to be in court today.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 09:35:50

Western Mass. residents, immigrants travel to the State House to lobby

Amendment to end collaboration between local sheriffs and ICE through 287g contract.Amendment to inform people in police custody about their basic rights.Amendment to ensure that police and other law enforcement officials do not inquire about immigration status unless required by law.Amendment to sa

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-20 13:02:26

Springfield police looking for missing teen boy

Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22NewsJoshua Fernandezhas been missing since March. He is described as 5'6", 150 pounds with dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, and a scar above his right eyebrow.