UMass Amherst is restricting nighttime outdoor events as a precaution against mosquito-borne illnesses. Organizers are encouraged to reschedule their events or move them indoors. Amherst is considered a high risk community for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Two horses in nearby Belchertown have died from Triple-E.
Lawyers for women suing Bill Cosby for defamation say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he pursued for sex could bolster their claims
As many as 2,000 criminal cases may be impacted by a former state chemist’s decision to tamper with drug samples
Three Springfield men have been arrested in connection with what police say is a major Berkshire County drug trafficking operation
Southampton voters head the polls later this week to once again vote on a new public safety complex