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Hampden DA’s Office and Massachusets State Police held food drive at Big Y in Wilbraham

Police held food drive at Big Y in WilbrahamWILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – As we approach the holidays and the price of groceries and other essentials continues to increase, local families might be in more need than usual. Local officials gathered at the Big Y on Boston Road in Wilbraham for a food drive on Sunday. […]

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Young adults facing prison get a second chance through first-in-the-nation court program

Christine Judd, director of ROCA Springfield and Holyoke

Young adults facing prison get a second chance through first-in-the-nation court programAfter a high-speed car chase landed Joel in jail awaiting trial on an extensive list of charges – including carrying a loaded firearm without a license – the 22-year-old is working toward a new life. By Sarah Betancourt November 16, 2021 After a high-speed car […]

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Holyoke homicide under investigation

Holyoke homicide under investigation

August 10, 2021 –Holyoke- The Holyoke Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting in the area of Walnut Street on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at approximately 9:24 p.m. When emergency response personnel arrived a male victim was located and  appeared to be suffering from a gun shot wound. He was transported to Baystate […]

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Timothy Lockett guilty of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon; sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison

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August 10, 2021 -Springfield- Recently, a Hampden County Superior Court Jury found Timothy Lockett guilty on the charge of: Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon Causing Serious Bodily Injury. He has been sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison. The charges stemmed from a March 2019 incident in which he stabbed a victim on […]

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The long road from jail

For participants in this Mass. court program, the long road from jail isn’t easy“I was scared. Like, I’m never getting out of here,” Sedale said of his stay at the Hampden County Jail. As he told MassLive about his experiences, he thought back to advice he was given during his time in incarceration. “He was […]

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District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s 2021 Youth Advisory Board Conference

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Hampden DA holds virtual conference for youthHampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s annual Youth Advisory Board conference was held virtually Wednesday night on Zoom. Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s Youth Advisory Board had the extraordinary task of adapting to a full virtual environment. Despite this challenge, students completed projects on the topics of Education and the […]

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Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni formally closes investigation into the homicide of Danny Croteau, citing new evidence against Richard Lavigne

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May 24, 2021 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced the investigation into the murder of Danny Croteau has been officially closed. The investigation began after Danny was found deceased on April 15, 1972, in the Connecticut River in Chicopee, still dressed in his clothes from his previous school day at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart […]

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