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Juan Antuna, accused of running down man during argument on Springfield street, arraigned on murder charge

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Juan Antuna, accused of running down man during argument on Springfield street, arraigned on murder chargeSPRINGFIELD – Juan Antuna, accused of running down and killing a man during an argument on William Street last week, was ordered held without bail after pleading not guilty to a murder charge Tuesday in Springfield District Court. About a […]

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Hampden DA’s office to review altercation between student, Springfield officer

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Hampden DA’s office to review altercation between student, Springfield officerHampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni announced Tuesday his office will investigate an altercation involving a Springfield Public Schools student and a Springfield police officer. The incident, which took place in December, made waves on social media this month after a video was shared online.

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Springfield Fire Department makes first Narcan pickup as part of countywide initiative

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Springfield Fire Department makes first Narcan pickup as part of countywide initiativeSPRINGFIELD – Fire Commissioner Bernard J. Calvi went to Baystate Medical Center Friday to make the first Narcan pickup as part of a countywide initiative that provides the anti-overdose drug free of charge to first responders. The Hampden County Municipal First Responder Narcan Initiative […]

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Agawam man charged with manslaughter for allegedly supplying heroin resulting in fatal overdose

Broden, Anthony 3-13-1984

Agawam man charged with manslaughter for allegedly supplying heroin resulting in fatal overdoseSPRINGFIELD – An Agawam man has denied a charge of involuntary manslaughter related to a heroin overdose death in Westfield. Bail was set at $5,000 cash for Anthony Broden, 35, at his Hampden Superior Court arraignment on Jan. 30. He is charged with […]

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Chicopee man facing 3rd drug trafficking case in 6 years ruled too dangerous for bail

Chicopee man facing 3rd drug trafficking case in 6 years ruled too dangerous for bail

Chicopee man facing 3rd drug trafficking case in 6 years ruled too dangerous for bailCHICOPEE – Accused drug trafficker David Class had one firearm tucked under his mattress, a second in a jacket pocket and four more – including two rifles – stored in the garage, according to the arrest report.

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Hampden Assistant District Attorney Melissa Doran to Become 1st Assistant Clerk

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Springfield prosecutor to become 1st assistant clerk in Hampshire Superior CourtSPRINGFIELD – Assistant Hampden District Attorney Melissa Doran – who prosecuted murders, motor vehicle homicides and many horrific domestic violence cases in her tenure in Springfield – will begin as first assistant clerk in Hampshire Superior Court in Northampton on Jan. 14. Doran will take […]

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Victim of Springfield Homicide Identified

Victim of Springfield Homicide Identified

January 7, 2019 -Springfield- On Saturday, January 5, 2019 officers from the Springfield Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot victim in the in the vicinity of 380 Cooley Street.   Upon arrival officers administered CPR to the victim who was sitting in the driver’s seat of a car. After the arrival of […]

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Hampden County residents lay down their arms at local Gun Buy Back

Hampden County residents lay down their arms at local Gun Buy Back

Hampden County residents lay down their arms at local Gun Buy BackSPRINGFIELD – When he was a child, Kevin Moriarty had a friend who accidentally shot and killed his own brother. Moriarty, now Baystate Medical Center’s chief pediatric surgeon, said he unfortunately still sees examples of such preventable deaths in the line of work.

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Palmer man accused of fatal fire poker stabbing held without bail

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Palmer man accused of fatal fire poker stabbing held without bailPALMER – Murder suspect Robert Nompleggi was ordered held without right to bail Friday after pleading not guilty to a fatal stabbing Thursday night in Palmer. Nompleggi, 62 of Palmer, pleaded not guilty in Palmer District Court to murder, intimidation of a witness and violation […]

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