A 23-year old Southampton man faces multiple charges after allegedly leading police on an eight-town chase. Thomas Pitoniak refused to pull over in South Hadley, and was chased by police into Granby, Belchertown, Amherst, Hadley Northampton, Easthampton, and finally Southampton. He was finally nabbed on Route 10 near the Southampton Country Club just after midnight Wednesday morning. Pitoniak has a lengthy rap sheet, including convictions for stolen property, assault and battery, breaking and entering and malicious destruction.
An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.
The Valley celebrates the arrival of the new Knowledge Corridor passenger train today
Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg's domestic partner Bryon Hefner will be moving to Florida
Sunderland Police are warning of a potential phone scam involving an alleged electric provider from Florida