(Northampton, MA) — All charges will be dropped against a homeless man accused of tying a nine-year-old girl to a tree off Pomeroy Terrace in Northampton. Last summer attempted murder and kidnapping charges were dropped against Lance Gouvan, but assault charges remained. The girl claimed Gouvan dragged her by her hair and tied a rope around her neck when she was skipping rope unsupervised behind the Cutchins Center for Families and Children. Gouvan has vigorously denied the charges, saying he wants his name to be cleared.
Duane Nichols was sworn in as the new fire chief last night and tells WHMP news, choosing his new assistant is a top priority
Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some proponents are wistfully wondering what might have been.
Torrential rains caused a mudslide which washed out a section of Route 9 between Williamsburg and Goshen
Patrolwoman Megan Gilbert was responding to a hit-and-run which took out a fire hydrant when the pavement collapsed, trapping her in a sinkhole