• Holyoke January 30, 2023 3:49 pm

    23-Year-Old Charged With Murder in Deadly Holyoke Mall Shooting

    A 23-year-old man was charged with murder Monday morning in the deadly shooting at a shopping mall in Holyoke, Massachusetts, according to prosecutors in Hampden County, who also identified the man who died. Kenneth Santana-Rodriguez, who is from Springfield, was also charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon following the shooting Saturday at the Holyoke Mall, according to…

  • Holyoke January 29, 2023 6:13 pm

    Holyoke Mall Reopens After Fatal Shooting

    The Hampden County District Attorney’s Office said the victim was an innocent bystander to a confrontation Saturday between two other people at the Holyoke Mall.

  • Holyoke January 28, 2023 11:02 pm

    Person Dead After Holyoke Mall Shooting

    Officials said a suspect was immediately taken into custody. The Hampden County District Attorney’s Office said the victim was an innocent bystander to a confrontation between two other people.

  • Holyoke January 29, 2023 6:29 pm

    Man Fatally Shot at Holyoke Mall; Suspect in Custody

    Police responded Saturday night to a mall in Holyoke, Massachusetts, for a reported shooting that left one man dead.

  • Holyoke December 29, 2022 9:56 am

    Cannabis Company Fined $14,502 After Holyoke Worker Death

    Trulieve announced the settlement a few days before Christmas, saying that the agreement will “result in additional health and safety protections for Trulieve workers at its cannabis manufacturing facilities,” according to a news release from the corporation.

  • Holyoke December 29, 2022 11:23 am

    Cannabis Company Probed for Holyoke Worker Death Reaches Settlement With OSHA

    A settlement has been reached between OSHA and the cannabis company that employed the woman who died after having trouble breathing and collapsing on the job in Holyoke, Massachusetts earlier this year. Trulieve announced the settlement a few days before Christmas, saying that the agreement will “result in additional health and safety protections for Trulieve workers at its cannabis manufacturing…

  • Holyoke December 19, 2022 8:33 am

    Police Investigate Weekend Shooting at Holyoke Bar

    Police in Holyoke, Massachusetts, are investigating a shooting in a local bar over the weekend. The call came in shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday to the Unicorn on High Street. When police arrived, they said they found a person on the floor of the bar who had been shot several times. The person was taken to the hospital, and they…

  • Holyoke December 19, 2022 8:30 am

    Police Investigating Holyoke Bar Shooting

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Saturday at a bar in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

  • cannabis October 20, 2022 4:32 pm

    After Holyoke Marijuana Facility Worker's Death, Family Calls for Change

    A tragic death inside a state licensed marijuana facility in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is being called the first of its kind in the industry. Lorna McMurrey, a 27-year-old employee, collapsed inside Trulieve’s production building after having trouble breathing. Her mother, Laura Bruneau, is calling for change to prevent this from happening to another family. “I lost my everything, like, my...

  • cannabis October 20, 2022 4:52 pm

    Ground Cannabis Caused Woman's Asthma Death at Holyoke Marijuana Facility, OSHA Finds

    The death of a young woman in Holyoke is being tied to her job at a state-licensed marijuana facility in the wake of a federal investigation, according to a report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. According to federal and city records obtained by the NBC10 Investigators, 27-year-old Lorna McMurrey went into cardiac arrest at Trulieve’s cultivation facility...

  • Massachusetts September 10, 2022 4:31 pm

    Massachusetts Police Arrest Two Following Separate Shootings

    Police in western Massachusetts have made two arrests following separate shootings in the city of Holyoke. The Holyoke Police Department announced the arrests Saturday. Victor Diaz-Torres, a 23-year-old Holyoke resident, was arraigned Friday on a charge of murder in connection with a fatal shooting on Sept. 3 that killed 25-year-old Alex Larkin. In the second case, 35-year-old Angel Velez of...

  • fire July 1, 2022 9:40 am

    Partial Roof Collapse in Holyoke Apartment Building Fire

    A multi-story apartment building caught fire Friday morning in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the building on South Bridge Street in the city’s South Holyoke neighborhood. The roof partially collapsed on the back of the building, WWLP reported. Red Cross was on scene to help at least 25 people who were displaced by the…

  • Massachusetts May 12, 2022 6:41 pm

    Mass. Agrees to $56M Settlement With Families in Holyoke Soldiers' Home COVID Outbreak

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday that the state has reached a $56 million settlement with the families in the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home COVID-19 outbreak in the spring of 2020. “The COVID-19 outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home was a terrible tragedy,” Baker said in a statement. “While we know nothing can bring back those who were lost, we hope…

  • Holyoke February 13, 2022 9:39 am

    Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade Returns After 2-Year Hiatus

    The Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade is returning this year after a two-year hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers say this year’s parade is scheduled for March 20. Abigail Scanlon, a spokesperson for the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke, said having to cancel the parade two years in a row was heartbreaking and that everyone is eager for...

  • National Guard September 17, 2021 7:41 pm

    National Guard to Help Take Kids to School in 5 More Mass. Communities

    The Massachusetts National Guard will begin driving students to school in five more communities. Brockton, Framingham, Holyoke, Quincy and Woburn asked and will receive the help, the Baker administration said Friday. The National Guard was already approved to help out in Chelsea, Lawrence, Lowell and Lynn as Massachusetts school struggle to get kids into class on time amid a national…

  • Massachusetts September 15, 2021 12:26 pm

    Bill to Give Mass. an Official Dinosaur Strides Over First Hurdle

    Legislation establishing the Podokesaurus holyokensis as the official dinosaur of Massachusetts cleared its first committee Tuesday and the lawmaker behind the effort hopes the forward movement will help teach onlookers about the legislative process. Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis, the lead sponsor of the bill (H 3190), has been using the effort to create an official dinosaur as way to help…

  • fatal crash August 23, 2021 8:26 am

    2 Dead After Wrong-Way Crash in Holyoke

    Two people are dead after a wrong-way crash in Holyoke, Massachusetts. At approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, a person driving North in the Southbound lane on I-91 crashed with another vehicle, according to Massachusetts State Police. The second vehicle had two people in it, including the driver.  Police say both drivers died at the scene.  The passenger of the...

  • Massachusetts August 14, 2021 8:44 pm

    Holyoke Officer Shot at While Inside Police Cruiser; No Arrests

    A Holyoke officer was sitting in a parked police cruiser late Friday night when a single bullet struck the SUV’s front windshield at chest level, breaking the glass. Holyoke police say the bullet missed the officer, whose marked cruiser was parked around 9:40 p.m. at the city gas pumps on Commercial Street, across from the Holyoke Fire Department headquarters....

  • Holyoke August 14, 2021 6:06 pm

    Holyoke Police Officer Shot at While in Cruiser

    The cruiser was parked when the shooting happened.

  • Holyoke August 10, 2021 10:46 pm

    Holyoke Man, 25, Shot to Death; Police Asking Witnesses to Come Forward

    A 25-year-old Massachusetts man was killed over the weekend in Holyoke, and investigators are asking for the public’s assistance as they investigate. The Holyoke Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting in the area of Walnut Street just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday and found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as…

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