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Man gets 10 years for raping girl; judge lauds her courage

A Lisbon man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison followed by another decade of strict special parole for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Stafford in 2016.In imposing the sentence on Timothy Miceli Jr., 28, Vernon Superior Court Judge Sheila Prats praised the girl for her courage in

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-05-19 11:15:00

39th annual Long Meddowe Days community fairĀ kicks off its historical celebration

"It took off in 1980 and we've held it every year since," Andrew Drummey told 22News. "It's been a great community activity. Usually, for two days in May every year the town comes out and has an opportunity to socialize."

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-05-20 01:22:54

Pet of the day: Shelby

Shelby is a very smart and energetic dog here at our Newington care center. She needs to live in a single family home with adults who will keep her involved and active. She also would like to be the only pet in the home so that she can get all of the love and attention. Shelby will need to continue

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-05-20 04:00:00

Driver crashes into Springfield parked cars and flees

SPRINGFIELD- A driver struck multiple parked cars early Sunday morning and then fled.The parked cars were hit on Berkshire Avenue. They were all badly damaged, police told Western Mass News.There were no reported injuries, according toWestern Mass News.Police are looking for anyone who may have seen

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-20 09:46:00

2 men arrested after drunk driver flees police, drove into state police sobriety checkpoint

Police said the men were pulled over at approximately 1 a.m.on Hebron Street for reckless driving where an officer allegedly saw an open beer can, a bottle of liquor, and a plastic cup in the center console filled with liquor inside the car.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-05-19 17:18:52

Chicopee police looking to identify 3 people accused of stealing car parts

Wilk said after receiving the parts, valued between $150 to $200, they asked for additional items.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-05-20 18:44:45

Suspect in Ludlow bakery stabbing gets $1 million bail

Franklin Conza, a 47-year-old Springfield man, has been arrested and charged with murder following a Friday stabbing at Ludlow bakery, which resulted in a man's death, Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni's office announced Saturday, May 19, 2018.(Hampden County DA's office)

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-19 20:32:00

Final day of the 53rd annual Holyoke Gas & Electric Shad Derby

Dan Larry, from Holyoke, told 22News, "Well winning is luck, because the fish are smart. But no I'm hoping to win."

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-05-20 17:14:54

Springfield police arrest 2 men who reportedly struck officers while fleeing field sobriety test

SPRINGFIELD -- A Chicopee and Springfield man have reportedly been arrested after the vehicle they were in fled a field sobriety test, striking two officers, city police reported Saturday.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-19 12:16:00

Springfield man charged with murder following stabbing death at Ludlow bakery

Franklin Conza, a 47-year-old Springfield man, has been arrested and charged with murder following a Friday stabbing at Ludlow bakery, which resulted in a man's death, Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni's office announced Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo courtesy: Hampden County DA's office)

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-19 11:32:00

Man Stabbed to Death in Ludlow, Mass.

Franklin Conza, 47, of Springfield, is charged with murdering Carlos Santos, 70, of Ludlow at 270 East Street, which is the address of the Ludlow Bakery. Santos was the co-owner of the bakery.

NECN - 2018-05-19 15:55:49

Man charged in gunfight outside a Springfield bar too dangerous for bail, judge rules

SPRINGFIELD -- A suspect charged with shooting a man in the neck, back and legs during a gunfight outside a Springfield bar is too dangerous to be released on bail, a judge has ruled.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-19 08:09:00

Grand jury indicts Springfield man charged with raping 12-year-old girl he met online

Rossbryant Fareas, 28, is facing five counts of aggravated rape of a child under an indictment returned by a Hampden Superior Court grand jury on May 3.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-19 09:40:00

Prom 2018 photos: Greenfield High School prom at The Log Cabin in Holyoke

64Gallery: 2018 Greenfield High School Prom at The Log Cabin in HolyokeByEllanje Fergusoneferguso@masslive.comThe 2018 Greenfield High School prom was held on Saturday, May 18 at The Log Cabin in Holyoke.Check out the photos of from Greenfield High School's prom night in the gallery above.Be sure to

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-20 00:15:00

Route 141 reconstruction set for discussion with state officials in Holyoke

Discussion about the $3 million to $6 million project will come during the meeting of the City Council Development and Government Relations Committee, which begins at 6:30 p.m., he said.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-19 06:18:00

Police: 1 person stabbed in Ludlow bakery, suspect under arrest

LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Police have arrested a suspect after a stabbing at a bakery on East Street early Friday night.Ludlow Police Lt. Michael Brennan told 22News one victim was taken to the hospital following the incident at Ludlow Central Bakery.Lt. Brennan added that the incident was reported aro

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-05-19 00:18:48

Roads in Westfield closed for annual 5K

According to Westfield Police, Elm Street, along with all side streets and access points to Elm Street, will be closed from Franklin Street to School Street in both directions from 7 a.m. until approximately 7 p.m.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-05-19 10:24:43

Holyoke man sentenced to prison for distributing heroin

According to court documents, Baez has three prior state court felony drug convictions, all including heroin.


Springfield police identify 1 suspect in Friday home invasion, say other 'evaded capture'

SPRINGFIELD -- City police announced Saturday that they have arrested and charged a 48-year-old Connecticut man in connection with a Friday home invasion on Dwight Street, but are still searching for the second person believed to be involved in the incident.Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh sa

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-19 10:23:00

Hartford police officer stabbed in throat interned with Springfield Police Department, graduated from Western New England University

Kidik, a 12-year veteran of the Hartford force, interned with the Springfield Police Department and worked out of the Springfield Police Academy while she attended Western New England University, according to a message of support posted Friday on theSpringfield Police Department Facebook page.