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.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
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