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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

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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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Hampden man accused in overdose death

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Hampden man accused in overdose deathSPRINGFIELD – A 28-year-old Hampden man has been indicted by a Hampden Superior Court grand jury on a charge of involuntary manslaughter for a July 5 overdose death in Tolland. The indictment of Ryan Doyle lists Alex LaFleur as the victim.

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Judge denies bail for Chicopee carjacking suspect with extensive criminal record

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Judge denies bail for Chicopee carjacking suspect with extensive criminal recordCHICOPEE – A South Hadley man who was on probation for a 2015 convenience store robbery before being charged Monday with a carjacking outside another convenience store is too dangerous to be released on bail, a judge has ruled.

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