It turns out none of the people arrested near Tully O’Reilly’s Pub in Northampton at closing time Sunday are local. Jose Rosa of Springfield was arrested inside the club after creating a disturbance. Preston Charles of Brooklyn, New York was busted for threatening a bouncer. Two men from Erving and Holyoke were arrested for fighting on the dance floor and resisting arrest. At the same time, a half-dozen people were fighting in the parking lot of Union Station. Three women from Turners Falls, Holyoke and Springfield were arrested in that altercation.
Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.
The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.
The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.