(Amherst, MA) — Police are crediting rainy weather for a relatively quiet weekend at UMass Amherst. Traditionally the last weekend in April is marked by huge parties. This year there were only three arrests and only a handful of medical calls involving intoxicated people, according to “MassLive.” First responders had prepared for the worst, after March’s Blarney Blowout where drunken partiers threw rocks and bottles at police in riot gear.
A jetliner with 125 passengers aboard slid off the runway during a snowy landing at LaGuardia Airport, smashing into a fence at the edge of Flushing Bay.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether states can ban gay marriage.
UMass Amherst has planned a free concert on Saturday featuring Kesha, Ludacris, and Juicy J.
An antique barn in Granby has collapsed under the weight of the snow.