Protesters in Western Mass continue to condemn the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin. Saturday morning more than a hundred people gathered outside the federal building in Springfield. They called on the Justice Department to file criminal civil rights charges against Zimmerman. Similar rallies took place nationwide in a movement organized by the Reverend Al Sharpton.
The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.
Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School
Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.
Five unions at UMass Amherst are locked in hostile and unproductive talks with the administration