(Springfield, MA) — Opening statements will be heard today for a defendant in the Hells Angels triple murder case. Gang member Adam Lee Hall is one of a trio accused of kidnapping three Pittsfield men in August 2011. The victims were shot with a .45 and buried in a shallow grave in Becket with the help of a heavy equipment operator. Over 250 witnesses are expected with potentially gruesome evidence. The trial being held in Springfield pits Berkshire DA David Capeless against Northampton lawyer Alan Black.
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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