(Holyoke, MA) — Two 23-year-olds are dead after a hit-and-run crash at the corner of Beech and Dwight streets in Holyoke. Moira Murphy and Brian Callahan of Holyoke were killed when their Honda Civic was hit by a Cadillac around 2 a.m. Sunday. Two suspects fled the scene but were later found by police. Twenty-one-year-old Jonathan Lopez of Springfield will be arraigned this morning for vehicular homicide, failure to stop for a red light, and leaving the scene of an accident. Honda passengers Tim Beaudry and Ryan Kelly were injured and are in stable condition at Baystate.
Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.
McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.
A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.