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Man Arraigned In Fatal Holyoke Hit-And-Run

A Springfield man has pleaded not guilty to motor vehicle homicide after an early Sunday hit-and-run in the center of Holyoke.

Child Rape Trial Underway In Northampton

A jury trial is underway in the case of a Hadley man charged with various sex crimes involving children.

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Chicopee Man Lost In Adirondacks

A Chicopee man who drums for a Western Mass cover band may be lost in the wilderness of the Adirondacks.

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Coakley Announces Governor’s Run

Martha Coakley has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2014 governor’s race.

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Two Dead In Holyoke Hit-And-Run

Two 23-year-olds are dead after a hit-and-run crash at the corner of Beech and Dwight streets in Holyoke.

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Armed Robber Targets Church-Goers

State police are investigating an armed robbery at a Holyoke church service.

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Deerfield Cracks Down On Pig Farmers

Selectmen in the town of Deerfield are cracking down on pig farmers.

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Terrific Apple Season Underway

Western Massachusetts apple growers say this year’s crop is excellent.

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Dobelle And Trustees Summoned To Boston

Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle and his board of trustees have been summoned to Boston to meet with members of the Patrick administration

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Legal Action Eyed In Jump Rope Case

The homeless man falsely accused of trying to hang a nine-year-old girl from a tree in Northampton is considering legal action against the Northwestern DA’s Office.

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Body Found In Colrain River

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No foul play is suspected int he discovery of a body in the body in the North River

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Amherst Police Union Complains About Civil Traffic Control System

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The Amherst Police League has filed a formal complaint with the town

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Pro-Marijuana Organizers Meet With Northampton Neighborhood Group.

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A pro-marijuana rally is a step closer to moving the party to Northampton

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Anti-Pipeline Activists Will March Monday

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The "No NED Pipeline Affinity Group" will march from Greenfield Community College to the First Congregational Church Monday

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New Millenial Outreach Effort Led by Western Mass Senator

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Hampshire-Hampden Senator Eric Lesser to spearhead the Senate's new "Millenial Engagement Initiative