• Northampton December 2, 2021 1:10 pm

    1 Killed in Northampton Shooting Overnight

    A suspect is in custody after a man was shot to death overnight in Northampton, Massachusetts. Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man around 11 p.m., the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office said Thursday morning. A bystander called police to report the incident. The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, where he was pronounced...

  • Massachusetts July 16, 2021 6:04 pm

    Strand and Deliver: Marijuana Home Delivery Services Launch in Mass.

    Home-delivered marijuana has arrived in Massachusetts.

  • Julie Gordon June 30, 2021 10:16 pm

    Mother Convicted of Reckless Endangerment, Lawyers Accuse DA of ‘Wildly Distorting' Case

    The ex-wife of a man convicted of injecting Liquid-Plumr into his then 7-year-old daughter’s cecostomy tube six years ago was convicted Wednesday on a reckless endangerment charge, Massachusetts prosecutors said. But her lawyers are accusing the district attorney’s office of wildly distorting the case. Julie Gordon, formerly Julie Conley, was convicted by a Hampshire Superior Court judge on a...

  • hit and run June 9, 2021 6:14 pm

    Man to Face Judge in Connection With Fatal Hit-and-Run in Shelburne Falls

    A 59-year-old Northampton, Massachusetts man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that killed a 45-year-old pedestrian, the Northwestern District Attorney’s office said.  Rhonda Thompson, a 45-year-old Shelburne Falls resident, died on the scene after being struck while walking along Route 2 with a companion around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the district attorney’s office. Peter Toomey,...

  • Massachusetts May 26, 2021 9:33 pm

    2nd Body in 5 Days Found in Connecticut River; Cases Not Believed to Be Related

    For the second time in five days, a body was found in the Connecticut River in Massachusetts. A woman who was boating found the body of a male floating in the water in Hadley around noon Wednesday, according to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office. The discovery was made off River Road. The district attorney’s office said no approximate age...

  • Connecticut River May 22, 2021 11:24 pm

    Boater Finds Body in Connecticut River in Mass.

    Massachusetts state and local police are investigating after a boater discovered a man’s body Friday evening in the Connecticut River. The boater called authorities when he made the discovery around 6 p.m. and then he stayed with the body so police could locate it, the Northwestern District Attorney’s office announced in a statement. A Northampton Police Department dispatcher traced...

  • Massachusetts March 13, 2021 12:39 am

    Massachusetts School Board Approves Confederate Flag Ban

    A Massachusetts city has banned the Confederate flag in its public schools in response to reports from middle school students who said they felt unsafe after seeing classmates display or wear the flag during remote classes. The 10-member Northampton School Committee on Thursday night unanimously approved of the ban on displays of the flag by students, staff and visitors on…

  • Northampton January 3, 2021 9:56 pm

    Northampton Police Looking for Missing 16-Year-Old Girl

    Police in Massachusetts are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl from Northampton. Zoey LoBello was reported missing Saturday morning, police said. She is described as 5’4″ tall, weighing approximately 156 pounds. LoBello has brown hair, brown eyes, freckles on her face and a small beauty mark on her upper lip. LoBello may be wearing a green winter coat and carrying…

  • father sentenced February 24, 2020 9:34 pm

    Man Sentenced for Trying to Kill Daughter by Injecting Her With Liquid-Plumr

    A Massachusetts father found guilty of trying to poison his daughter in 2015 was sentenced Monday morning in Hampshire Superior Court. Christopher Conley, 37, of Northampton, was sentenced to 16 to 18 years in prison. He was found guilty Friday of attempted murder, assault and battery on a child by means of a dangerous weapon (opiates) and assault and battery…

  • Springfield February 2, 2020 10:11 pm

    Firefighters Representing 13 Departments to Graduate

    Firefighters who will go to work at 13 departments across Massachusetts are scheduled to graduate from the state firefighting academy this week. State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Director David Evans will present certificates of completion to members of the graduating class on Friday morning at the Department of Fire Services facility in Springfield. The graduates represent…

  • Massachusetts November 22, 2019 5:04 pm

    Here Are the New Massachusetts Exit Numbers

    Monday the Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced the new exit sign system, based on mileage that will be rolled out over the next few years. The project will begin in late summer next year and be complete by 2022.

  • Attorney November 6, 2019 12:40 am

    Municipal Marijuana Contracts Investigated by Grand Jury

    A Massachusetts grand jury is investigating contracts and payments between municipalities and the marijuana companies they host. The Boston Globe reports the grand jury convened by U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling is part of a larger effort by federal prosecutors to curb local corruption related to the cannabis industry.

  • President October 26, 2019 3:03 pm

    Smith College to Investigate Swasitka Graffiti on Campus

    A Massachusetts college announced an investigation to find the individuals responsible for drawing swastikas on multiple campus buildings. Smith College President Kathleen McCartney says in a statement Friday that she condemns “in the strongest terms” the symbols drawn on campus.

  • President October 26, 2019 1:48 pm

    Smith College to Investigate Swasitka Graffiti on Campus

    A Massachusetts college announced an investigation to find the individuals responsible for drawing swastikas on multiple campus buildings. Smith College President Kathleen McCartney says in a statement Friday that she condemns “in the strongest terms” the symbols drawn on campus.

  • MAYOR August 14, 2019 8:40 pm

    Homeless Man Seeks $700K Over Alleged Police Misconduct

    A homeless man who was pepper-sprayed and arrested by Northampton police is seeking $700,000 in damages from city and local officials. Eric Matlock filed a complaint alleging police used excessive force when he was arrested on the steps of Northampton City Hall in August 2017.

  • Massachusetts August 11, 2019 3:18 pm

    Plane Skids Off Runway in Northampton, Mass.

    Disaster was averted after a plane made an emergency landing at Northampton Airport Sunday morning.

  • Massachusetts June 10, 2019 10:39 am

    Mass. Lawmakers Weigh Medicare for All Bill

    Beacon Hill lawmakers are planning a public hearing on health insurance bills, including one that aims to create a “Medicare for all” system in Massachusetts. Supporters say a so-called “single-payer” system would ensure everyone has access to health care the same way the public education system provides education to all children, regardless of income.

  • Massachusetts June 10, 2019 10:39 am

    Mass. Lawmakers Weigh Medicare for All Bill

    Beacon Hill lawmakers are planning a public hearing on health insurance bills, including one that aims to create a “Medicare for all” system in Massachusetts. Supporters say a so-called “single-payer” system would ensure everyone has access to health care the same way the public education system provides education to all children, regardless of income.

  • Massachusetts May 1, 2019 3:29 pm

    1st Recreational Marijuana Shop in Worcester, Massachusetts Opens

    Residents and visitors in Worcester, Massachusetts will now be able to buy recreational marijuana thanks to the opening of a legal pot shop. Good Chemistry is open for business as of Wednesday as the town’s first recreational weed dispensary. It originally opened as a medical marijuana shop in August but will now be allowed to sell products to those without...

  • Massachusetts April 13, 2019 7:18 pm

    Man Dies, 3 Others Injured in Three-Car Crash

    A Massachusetts man has died in a three-car crash near the Connecticut state line that injured three others.

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