Police at UMass Amherst are undergoing active shooter training. Dickinson Hall is being used because of its long hallways, many classrooms and multiple floors. Police are using fake ammunition rounds that sound like real bullets but just leave crayon marks. Active shooter training was developed in response to the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older
The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam
The long-awaited Blarney Blowout report written by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has been released