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Springfield police raid Upper Hill neighborhood apartment, seize drugs and semiautomatic weapon with 36-round magazine

SPRINGFIELD - Police raided an Upper Hill neighborhood Tuesday morning, arrested 4 and seized heroin, marijuana and a semiautomatic weapon with a 36-round magazine. Police also recovered 15 rounds of ammunition for the weapon, a 9 mm Tec-9, from the home at 21 Wellington St., Apt. F, according to a

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-22 13:57:52

Prison time for Springfield couple that ran 'Sinful Innocence' prostitution ring

Milford "Bullygang" Lewis and Tiana Lewis (Credit: Milford Lewis' Facebook page) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Springfield couple will spend the next several years in prison for sex trafficking women they recruited online. According to a news release sent to 22News by the Department of Justice, 37

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:02:19

Springfield woman charged with arson in deadly Quincy Street fire

Photo courtesy Springfield Fire Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The deadly fire on Quincy Street in Springfield Monday is believed to have been intentionally set. Hampden County District Attorney's Office spokesman Jim Leydon told 22News that 20-year-old Iris Larregui, of Springfield, has b

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 20:25:56

Springfield police searching for TV theft suspect

Photo courtesy Springfield Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield police are asking for the public's help in identifying a theft suspect. Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh released surveillance photos of the suspect Wednesday afternoon. Walsh said the man pictur

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:17:23

Springfield cafe hosts free Thanksgiving dinner for the community

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Sweet Ideas Cafe hosted a free thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and community members in downtown Springfield Wednesday evening. The cafe's owner said this is the first year they have hosted the meal for the community. Volunteers from the Christian Cathedral Church he

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-23 02:28:03

Ten Tenors bringing holiday show to Springfield Symphony Hall

One of Australia's most popular musical exports, The Ten Tenors are bringing their popular "Home for the Holidays" Christmas tour to Springfield's Symphony Hall on Sunday, Dec. 3. Billed as a "magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight and captivate audiences," the show featur

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-22 10:22:01

Suspect arrested in connection to series of West Springfield break-ins

Photo courtesy West Springfield Police Department WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - West Springfield police arrested a man in connection to three overnight break-ins, with the most recent happening Tuesday night. According to a post on the West Springfield Police Department's Facebook page, detecti

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:17:44

Springfield City Council and local businesses give back during season of thanks

SPRINGFIELD (Mass.) WWLP - It's the spirit of giving during the season of thanks. Dozens of people lined up in front of 350 Grill in Springfield where local business people, and city councilors passed out more than 300 turkeys to families in need. One Springfield resident told 22News his family will

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 00:07:28

Houma woman gets 15 years for armed robbery

A 26-year-old Houma woman received 15 years in prison after pleading guilty for her role in the armed robberies of a local convenience store and fast-food restaurant last year, prosecutors said. Christian Marie Pontif, of 405 Westside Blvd., was the second of three suspects to plead guilty to the a

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-22 19:48:00

Felon from Houma gets 18 years for illegal gun possession

A 38-year-old Houma man convicted in April for illegally possessing a firearm was sentenced to 18 years in prison, prosecutors said. Stanley Brumfield, of 1406 Memory Lane, was charged on Oct. 31, 2015, with three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, two counts of aggravated criminal damage

HOUMA COURIER - 2017-11-22 13:01:00

Today's editorial: Happy Thanksgiving, Houma-Thibodaux

Today is a day for giving thanks, and we have plenty of reasons to do so. Our area is just a week away from making it through another hurricane season unscathed. We don't have to look far to see people who were less fortunate in that regard this year. Thousands of people in Houston and elsewhere in

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-23 07:01:00

Houma man accused of child molestation

A 45-year-old Houma man was arrested today after being accused of molesting a young girl in his home, authorities said. According to the Terrebonne Sheriff's Office, Christian Lirette, of 174 Sugarwood Blvd., inappropriately touched a girl under the age of 13 multiple times over the course of a yea


Houma killer loses another appeal

A 29-year-old Houma man convicted of second-degree murder in 2011 for the shooting death of a Bayou Blue man will continue serving a life sentence after a court denied his appeal. Dante L. Milon's appeal to the Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal in Baton Rouge was rejected Nov. 16, court records

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-21 21:16:32

Houma-Thibodaux loses another 100 jobs, report says

The preliminary figure would bring to 16,400 the estimated number of jobs Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes have lost since an offshore oil bust began in mid-2014. Houma-Thibodaux lost another 100 jobs last month and 1,700 over the past year, a new report shows. If the preliminary data hold until


Man charged in decade-old molestation case

A Thibodaux man was charged Monday with molesting a child over 10 years ago, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office said. Christopher Williamson, 37, 211 Ridgeway St., remained in the parish jail Tuesday on a $100,000 bond. The investigation began over the weekend when the victim, now an adult, rep

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-22 03:10:14

Garage sale to benefit local animal rescue

Shoppers looking for a deal this holiday season will soon have the chance to put their bargain-hunting skills to the test for a good cause. The Thibodaux-based Hail Mary Rescue is holding an Indoor Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1-2 at the Town Hall on 805 Barrow St. in Houma. All proceeds g

HOUMA COURIER - 2017-11-22 19:28:00

S&S Auxiliary holding 'Lights May Shine' project

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, is sponsoring its "That Their Lights May Shine" project throughout the holiday season. Individuals can place an ornament on the hospital tree as a gift for family and friends, in honor or memory of someone they admire, in cel

MPNNOW - 2017-11-22 17:20:34

Land bank transfers two parcels to Seneca County Habitat for Humanity

WATERLOO - Two of the first four deteriorated properties acquired by the Finger Lakes Regional Land Bank Corp. will be transferred to Seneca County Habitat for Humanity as sites for new or refurbished homes. Resolutions to transfer 33 Taylor Ave., Waterloo, and 2320 County Road 139, Ovid, to Habitat


Driftwood returns to Ransom Steele Tavern for 2 shows

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Hula Hoops were still popular despite very warm temperatures Friday afternoon at the GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance in Trumansburg. SIMON WHEELER / Staff Video The band is recording a yet-to-be-named fifth album Local Americana/rock act Driftwood will ret

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-11-21 16:45:14

Waste to energy plant proposed for former depot

ROMULUS - A facility that would burn trash to generate electricity is being proposed for a 48.3-acre site on the former Seneca Army Depot. The project is being proposed by Circular EnerG LLC of Rochester on land now owned by Seneca Depot LLC and its president, Michael Palumbo. Plans have been submit

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-21 21:00:00