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Two Armed Serial Robbers Arrested

(Springfield, MA) — Two Springfield residents are behind bars in connection with more than 15 armed robberies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Friday a 16-year-old boy was arrested at the Springfield High School of Science and Technology. Ten days ago, 23-year-old Monchi Castillo-Cosme was arrested in Warwick, Rhode Island. Police say the two robbed businesses while wielding weapons and wearing masks, including convenience stores in Northampton and Greenfield.

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Fifty Animals Rescued From A Springfield Home

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Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.

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Jury Deliberates Third UMass Gang Rape Case

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Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.

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Local Overdose Remembrances Held

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Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”

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Northampton Water Superintendent Placed On Paid Leave

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City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.