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Springfield kidnapping suspect gets approval for private experts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for a suspected kidnapper who lived in a Massachusetts home where the bodies of three women were found has won approval to spend $15,000 to hire an investigator, psychiatrist and private medical examiner.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-06-18 11:26:55

Man found dead in vehicle off Burts Pit Road Friday was from Florence

Firefighters were on scene because a small fire apparently occurred inside the vehicle where the man was found dead, according to Mary Carey, a spokeswoman for the DA’s office.

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-06-18 16:07:26

Tornado warnings, thunder, lightning, heavy rain moved through local areas Monday

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) - Tornado Warnings were issued across Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties Monday night, as heavy rain and high winds moved across parts of the Pioneer Valley.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-19 04:10:07

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.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-18 23:34:57

Northampton housing complex banning residents from using window-mounted AC

Tom O'Connor with the Northampton Housing Authority said the decision was made over safety concerns that the units could fall out, and workers compensation concerns, as the maintenance workers remove and install the units for a fee.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-19 03:40:58

Springfield PD: Man facing gun charges after running from traffic stop

(Springfield Police Department)SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Springfield man is facing charges after he allegedly ran from police following an attempted traffic stop Saturday night.Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News officers attempted to pull over 36-year-oldDwayne Griffi

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-18 18:51:15

Northampton joins growing list in restricting water use

“The terms and conditions of our permit are such that when the stream flow in the Mill River drops below 26.3 cubic feet per second for a three-day period, we have to institute a water restriction,” LaScaleia said. “There is no discretion.”

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-06-18 22:42:03

Springfield man arrested after firearm seized during traffic stop

(Springfield Police Department)SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Springfield man was arrested Sunday night following a traffic stop in which a firearm was seized by police.Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News 26-year-oldKadeem Batcheloris now facing the following charges:Posse

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-18 16:43:18

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.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-06-19 01:36:33

Northampton residents puzzled after body found inside car on fire near dog park

"It's kind of something that makes me think of a CSI episode or something, a car on fire," Dominique Kalata of Easthampton told 22News. "It's nice to come out here, I generally feel pretty safe. You hear about this crazy stuff on the news, but generally not what I would expect here."


One injured in Springfield overnight shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - One man is injured following a shooting early Saturday morning.According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, officers heard shots in the area of Bridge and Dwight Streets at approximately 2:20 a.m. Saturday morning.Walsh said officers spotted a car driving away


6 men arrested in Springfield "anti-John" effort

From upper left to lower right: Angel Aponte-Rivera, Luis Heredia, Victor Ramos, Sammang Kranh, Marquis Ketter, and Claude Humphrey. Image Courtesy: Springfield Police Department


MGM Resorts Brings Two Hiring Events in Springfield, Massachusetts Next Week — CasinoGamesPro.com

It was recently announced that the casino operator has officially greenlighted the hiring process of the facility’s staff and this is going to givemore than 3,000 people new employmenton the premises of the venue. Up to this point the state of Massachusetts has never seen a hiring process of this ma


Springfield Code Enforcement issued violations in Sixteen Acres

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield Police cracked down on quality of life issues in Sixteen Acres this week. These are photos from the department's ordinance unit from a "park and walk" in Sector one Thursday afternoon.Springfield Police Spokesman Ryan Walsh said officers issued 42 ordinance vi


Springfield man arrested for allegedly exposing himself in the courthouse lobby

Freeman is charged with open and gross lewdness, a felony, and sexually annoying and accosting the opposite sex.


Commuters enjoy free rides on new CTrail Hartford Line

Tito Stevens of Springfield told 22News, "This is going to ease things, so we don't have to drive to New Haven."


Body found in the water in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - A man's body was discovered in a cove off the Connecticut River in Holyoke Thursday afternoon, and police and fire crews are trying to get his body out of the water.Holyoke Police Lt. Michael McCoy told 22News that the body was found by a passerby at High Rock, near Jones Poi


Rapper's court date in airport spat expected to be postponed

The 26-year-old hip hop artist from Oakland, California, was arrested at Bradley Airport near Hartford last month after police say she refused to remove a head cover after setting off an alarm and went on a profanity-laced tirade against security officers. Police filed breach of peace and interferin


Non-life threatening injuries reported after Springfield shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A shooting on Boston Road early Thursday evening brought heavy police presence to the area.Police spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News officers were called to 400 Boston Road around 4:30 p.m.Walsh said moments after the shooting, a gunshot victim arrived at Baystate with non-


Video of Cops Beating Man Was So Bad, They Were All Fired—But a Corrupt System Just Rehired Them

The police chief himself fired three officers after they were caught on video savagely beating a half-naked man, but thanks to a corrupt system, they have been rehired.