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UMass Rape Case Begins In Northampton

The case of four Pittsfield men accused of raping a UMass student begins today in Hampshire Superior Court

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Woman Leaves Cocaine at Amherst Bank

Amherst Police are investigating the discovery of a package of cocaine left at a bank.

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Springfield Teen Held On Murder Charges

A Springfield teenager is held without bail after his arrest on murder charges.

Holyoke

YMCA Parking Lot Before Holyoke City Council

The Holyoke City Council votes tonight on a zone change that would allow the YMCA to build a parking lot.

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Eversource Customers Outraged

Eversource customers are outraged after learning the company’s CEO got a 1.3-million-dollar pay raise this year.

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Deerfield Woman Rescued From Pond Charged With DUI

A Deerfield woman is charged with drunken driving after being rescued from her submerged car.

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Amherst Track Team On Fire

The Amherst Regional boy’s track team is one of the best in the nation.

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TGP Files Environmental Report

Tennessee Gas Pipeline has filed its environmental report with federal regulators.

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Leprechaun Plunge Raises Money For Charity

Hundreds of people jumped into the icy Connecticut River Sunday for the sixth-annual Leprechaun Plunge.

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Man Impersonates Cop, Steals Pot, Crashes Car

A Holyoke man is accused of impersonating a police officer to steal marijuana.

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Holyoke Police Nab Convenience Store Robber

A Northampton man is held on then-thousand-dollars-bail after an alleged armed robbery in Holyoke.

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South Hadley Bank Robbery Suspect Nabbed

Taylor Dziczek was arrested Thursday in Wilbraham after police saw his disabled vehicle by the side of the road.

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Greenfield Pot Shop Gets Green Light

The Greenfield Zoning Board has given its unanimous approval to a downtown medical marijuana dispensary.

Holyoke

Holyoke Cop On Leave for Unknown Reason

Holyoke police officer Sean Shattuck remains on leave, and officials won’t say why.

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Historic Deerfield Battles Kinder Morgan

Historic Deerfield has refused to let Kinder Morgan survey their land for a natural gas pipeline.

UMass Amherst

UMass Police Chief is Leaving

The Gloucester Times reports Chief John Horvath has taken a position as Police Chief in the north shore town of Rockport.

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South Hadley Bank Robbery

The South Hadley branch of the Easthampton Savings Bank has been robbed.

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Greenfield Ups Tobacco Age To 21

Greenfield has raised the legal age for buying tobacco to 21.

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Christian Scientist Church Vandalized

A Northampton man is suspected of spray-painting angry messages on the downtown Christian Science church.

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Northampton Health Clinic Evacuated Due To Gas Leak

The On Call Urgent Care Center in Northampton was evacuated Wednesday for a gas leak.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.

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PHOTOS: Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

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All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.

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Senate up next after House passes bold conservative budget

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Senate Republicans will try to pass their own budget after House Republicans pushed through a plan that deeply cuts programs for the poor.

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Facing resistance, U.S. pushes to meet deadline for Iran deal

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The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, March 26

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.