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Man arrested after woman flees woods, reports sexual assault
PALMER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police have made an arrest in a sexual assault reported by a woman who ran out of the woods to flag down a trucker on an interstate highway.Police say at about 5:20 a.m. Wednesday the woman ran from a wooded area along the Massachusetts Turnpike in Palmer, fl
Homes in Warren evacuated after workers hit gas main
A neighbor, who asked not to be identified, said she was standing in her driveway around 10 a.m. and speaking to a neighbor when the gas leak began.
Active police investigation underway on New Ludlow Rd. in Granby
Western Mass News PhotoGRANBY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - We're following breaking news where an active police investigation is underway in a Hampshire County town.Western Mass News received several reports of State and local police on-scene at a home on 139 New Ludlow Road.State Police Sgt. Sullivan confirme
White Powder Found in Bathroom at Enfield School
Emergency personnel told school officials the materials did not seem suspicious, but the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection should be called out of an abundance of caution, a post on the school district Facebook Page says.
South Hadley police searching for missing 13-year-old girl
(South Hadley Police Department)SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) - South Hadley police are searching for a 13-year-old girl who was reported missing.According to the South Hadley Police Department,Catherine Englishwas last seen on Tuesday between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.Police said English is described as white
Wilbraham, Environmental Police trying to remove large black bear from road
Wilbraham Police told 22News officers from their department and Environmental Police are trying to remove the large bear from the Three Rivers Road, Boston Road, and Silver Road area.
Six Best Massachusetts Fall Beers, Ranked
In a very particular order, a panel of stein-hoisting editors parse through a six-pack of the best pumpkin beers, Oktoberfest lagers, and amber ales.
MGM Springfield reveals grand opening date for luxury Regal Cinemas at casino
During the three preview days, Regal Cinemas at MGM will feature $3 movies, popcorn and soft drinks to benefit Square One and Head Start, both based in Springfield.
Northampton police search for missing woman who apparently went swimming in rain-swollen Mill River
Police were summoned to a stretch of the river, near the Arts and Industry building on Pine Street shortly before 7:30 p.m. for a report of unattended personal belongings, including a towel, car keys and clothes, according to a post by Chief Jody Kasper on the department'sFacebook page.
Monson fire displaces 2, kills puppy, badly damages home
There was heavy damage to the basement, heavy smoke and some fire damage to the first floor and smoke damage to the second-floor bedrooms, he said.
State police arrest Palmer man accused of strangling, assaulting woman who fled onto Mass. Pike
BRIMFIELD, MASS. (WHDH) - A Palmer man is under arrest in connection with an alleged sexual assault early Wednesday morning, state police said.
State, local police conduct search near Mill River in Northampton
NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A search is underway by local and State Police near the Mill River in Northampton this evening.While police have not released what they are searching for at this time, police have been combing through the area of Pine Street since our crew arrived to the scene just befo
State Police investigating a reported sexual assault in Brimfield
Massachusetts State police are investigating a reported sexual assault that happened Wednesday morning around 5:20 am in Brimfield.State Police tell Western Mass News a woman walked out of the woods along the Massachusetts Turnpike, flagged down a tractor trailer and reported she had been sexually a
Springfield man sentenced in federal crack distribution case
SPRINGFIELD - Kayvon Lovejoy, a 26-year-old Springfield man with a long history of drug arrests, was sentenced this week to 17 months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to drug distribution charges.
Hydrocarbon spill at Pride station in Springfield caused by unattended gas pump
Photo Source: Springfield Fire DepartmentSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Pride gas station in Springfield is re-opened after a hydrocarbon spill Tuesday night.According to Pride Stores Spokesperson Michael Donatelli, the leak at the store on 1311 East Columbus Avenue was caused after a customer left a
Big Y helps Red Cross disaster relief for Hurricane Florence, Merrimack Valley gas explosions
Hundreds of people have stayed in four Red Cross shelters and more than 8,000 meals and snacks have been served in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover since last week's natural gas disaster.
Belchertown Police close to charging people involved in explosions
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) - Belchertown Police are close to charging those involved in last week's explosions.Police are still looking into the cause of the two explosions that happened in the area of Federal Street and Daniel Shays Highway last Monday afternoon in Belchertown.Related: Two reported
Man accused of murdering an Agawam woman is expected in court
The man accused of murdering Lisa Ziegert 25 years ago is heading to court today for a pre-trial hearing.Gary Schara pleaded not guilty back in December in Hampden County Superior Court after being indicted by a grand jury.Police spent 25 years searching for the person who killed Ziegert.Advances in
UMass Amherst employee claims he was racially profiled on campus
AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - An alleged racial profiling incident is under investigation at UMass Amherst.This, after a similar incident at nearby Smith College.This time, it involves a faculty member on campus who has been with the university for 14 years.For the past 14 years Reg Andrade, a UMass Amh
Second arrest made in connection with Enfield teen's murder
Latest Hartford County NewsSecond arrest made in connection with Enfield teen's murderNews 8 participates in charity golf tournament in BloomfieldPD: Man with drugs leaves child unattended at Southington McDonald'sUniversity of Saint Joseph receives $650K NSF grant2 charged for illegal possession of