(Athol, MA) — A woman is dead and her driver badly injured after a head-on crash on Route 2. Thursday afternoon a Prius carrying an Arlington couple collided with a tractor-trailer in Athol, killing sixty-seven-year-old Carol Lawton. Police say it happened when a Shirley woman tried to pass in the breakdown lane. She grazed the Prius, sending it out of control and into the path of the truck.
Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.
Members of "Climate Action Now" organized the Sunday night rallies in advance of United Nations climate change talks, which begin today in Paris.
Holyoke Police say they were chasing the girl, who was a shoplifting suspect from a nearby CVS store, when she fell from the overpass onto train tracks below.
Thirty-one year-old Christen Longley pleaded not guilty this morning to charges of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
The Northwestern District Attorney's office says the body was found near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, connecting South Hadley and neighboring Holyoke.