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Hampden DA: 6 accidental newborn deaths in Hampden County in 2017; parents urged to use caution at bed time

Infant Fatalities

By Patrick Johnson, The Republican Photos By Dave Roback, The Republican SPRINGFIELD – There have been six accidental infant deaths in Hampden County so far this year, including three in the last two months, prompting District Attorney Anthony Gulluni and Baystate Medical Center to warn parents of newborns about the danger of sharing their bed with […]

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Jury reaches verdict in murder trial of Jorge Concepcion-Pesquera for fatal shooting outside Ludlow bar

Lawyers give closing arguments in Ludlow murder trial

July 20, 2017 , By Buffy Spencer SPRINGFIELD — A Hampden Superior Court jury on Thursday found Jorge Concepcion-Pesquera guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal March 2016 Ludlow shooting of Larry Santiago Jr. outside a Ludlow bar. The jury began its work for the day at 9:20 a.m. Thursday and reached a verdict at 11:30 a.m. Watch as […]

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DA, Sheriff say drop-off boxes around Hampden County collected more than 1 ton of unwanted household medications

Holyoke Mall Drug Take Back 2

BY PATRICK JOHNSON , Photos by: Pat johnson HOLYOKE – The last thing David McGarrigle was expecting when he went to the Holyoke Mall Thursday morning was to be the center of attention. McGarrigle of Holyoke read that a drop-off box was being set up at the mall. So he loaded some bags with unwanted medications that […]

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West Springfield teen denies manslaughter charge in shooting death

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By BUFFY SPENCER , The Republican Photo By: Dave Roback, The Republican SPRINGFIELD — A 19-year-old West Springfield man on Tuesday in Hampden Superior Court denied an involuntary manslaughter charge in connection with an April shooting death in that city. Roberto Santiago is accused of fatally shooting Delilah Santiago, 18, of Holyoke, on April 10 at his residence at […]

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Names of victims in double-fatal Westfield fire released by Hampden District Attorney

Fire officials are investigating at the scene of a fatal house fire in Westfield that claimed the lives of two people Saturday. (Jim Kinney)

Fire officials are investigating at the scene of a fatal house fire in Westfield that claimed the lives of two people Saturday. (Jim Kinney) BY GEORGE GRAHAM, The Republican ggraham@repub.com WESTFIELD – The victims of a double-fatal fire that broke out in a Park Street home Saturday afternoon have been identified as Mary and Theresa Woodworth, […]

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Judge sentences man who shot and paralyzed 17-year-old outside Springfield Dunkin’ Donuts

Victim of Dunkin

BY BUFFY SPENCER, The Republican Posted on June 1, 2017 at 2:05 PM SPRINGFIELD — Jimmy Roman was sentenced Thursday to 13 to 14 years in state prison for shooting and paralyzing a then-17-year-old youth in the parking lot of Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street in the South End. Roman, 23, of Springfield, admitted firing the […]

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Holyoke senior class urged by Hampden DA Anthony Gulluni to stay sober, focused when driving a car

Deadline extended for Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni

“Stop the Swerve” – Hampden District Attorney PSA on distracted driving  BY PATRICK JOHNSON, The Republican HOLYOKE – On the final day of school, Holyoke High School seniors were given a simple message from officials with the Hampden District Attorney’s Office: you don’t want to see us again. Hampden DA Anthony Gulluni, assistant district attorney […]

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Hampden District Attorney’s Youth Advisory Board celebrate hard work and accomplishments

Hampden District Attorney's Youth Advisory Board celebrate hard work and accomplishments

Dave Roback | droback@repub.com By George Graham | on May 11, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — Members of Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s Youth Advisory Board gathered at the MassMutual Center Thursday morning to celebrate a year of hard work with their peers throughout the county.   Some of the fruit of that hard work, three public […]

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D.A.’s Adopt-a-Class Program Concludes With Hampden County Hall of Justice Tour

By Kait Walsh Published: May 5, 2017, 6:12 pm SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A group of eighth graders in Springfield were in court on Friday, but they weren’t in trouble. 22News went along with them for a tour of the Hampden County Hall of Justice. “To learn in a practical way as opposed to an abstract, […]

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Suspect arrested after shooting in Springfield’s entertainment district held on $100,000 bail

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By Jack Flynn, The Republican on May 02, 2017 at 8:21 AM SPRINGFIELD – A Chicopee man arrested after a shooting early Sunday in Springfield’s entertainment district is being held on $100,000 bail. Lamiek White, 23, pleaded not guilty Monday in Springfield District Court to five charges, including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, […]

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