(Holyoke, MA) — Police have identified the victim in a spectacular Holyoke crash on Route 141 early Sunday. 31-year-old Peter Rigali was traveling east on Easthampton Road around 1:00 a.m. when his car went airborne, sheared off a utility pole and landed in a tree. Rigali was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is being conducted to determine what might have led him to lose control of his car.
The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.
Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.
The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.