A nurse at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Thursday night police were called to the ER to help with a trespasser. They found an Easthampton man yelling and bleeding. A witness said 28-year old Steven Coughlin of Florence pushed the man into a chair and knocked his head against a sink. Coughlin is due back in court September 11th.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
Lightning is being blamed for a destructive house fire in Worthington.
Anti-pipeline marchers are expected to show up at the State House in Boston tomorrow.
Members of a tree removal company are safe after being trapped inside their truck in Deerfield.