(Amherst, MA) – A Montague man wanted for attempted murder has been arrested in Amherst. 33-year-old Domenic O’Connor was apprehended Saturday evening after a short foot chase. He had been staying at a friend’s house on Route 63. O’Connor allegedly brutally beat his girlfriend at his home in Lake Pleasant early Thursday. A man who allegedly helped O’Connor evade police will face obstruction of justice charges.
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.