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Man Pinned Between Cars in Gill Crash

A man hit by a car on Route 2 in Gill Saturday night is expected to live.

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UMass Student Killed By Truck

A UMass Amherst student has been killed while walking along Route 9 in Belchertown.

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Easthampton Considers Big Box Ban

Easthampton will debate an anti-big-box zoning proposal this week.

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Snitch Program at UMass Under Review

The confidential police informant program at UMass-Amherst will undergo new scrutiny.  Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has named an 11-member working group…

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Soccer Hooligans in Amherst

    Amherst Police are investigating a vandalism incident at the high school’s soccer field. Police were called to the school…

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A U-Haul of Pot

  A Northampton man has been arraigned on drug trafficking charges in northeastern Massachusetts. Dean Colpak was arrested Wednesday in…

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Western Mass Honors Its War Dead

Hundreds have turned out in Northampton, Easthampton, Greenfield and other towns to honor those who died serving their country

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Pot Legalization Effort Gears Up In Massachusetts

Advocates for marijuana legalization are setting their sites on Massachusetts and hope for a ballot question in 2016

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Bombshell Statement In Rintala Trial

A former medical examiner says Annamarie Cochrane-Rintala had been dead six-to-eight hours before her body was found by police in the basement of her Granby home

Two Armed Serial Robbers Arrested

Two Springfield residents are behind bars in connection with more than 15 armed robberies including those in Northampton and Greenfield

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A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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UMass Rape Trial Goes To Jury

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Deliberations began Thursday in Durocher’s alleged 2013 rape of a female classmate outside the UMass Campus Center

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UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing

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University officials say the violations include misreporting of hours and misuse of campus resources

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Northampton Council Urges Lift On Net-Metering Cap

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The Northampton City Council has passed a resolution urging the state to lift the cap on net-metering

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Snowy Friday Commute In The Pioneer Valley

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties through 1pm