(Holyoke, MA) — Police are investigating a fatal one-car accident on Route 141 in Holyoke early Sunday. Around 1:30 a.m. a small white sedan lost control, hit a curb, went airborne, snapped a utility pole and landed in a tree. The car was traveling eastbound in the section between the i-91 overpass and Northampton Street. The male driver was killed instantly.
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.