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Bail set at $100,000 for suspended city police officer in child rape case; lawyer criticizes ‘salacious’ media coverage

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Bail set at $100,000 for suspended city police officer in child rape case; lawyer criticizes ‘salacious’ media coverageSPRINGFIELD — Bail was set at $100,000 Wednesday for a suspended city police officer accused of child rape. The lawyer for Daniel Cintron asked for his client’s bail to be set at a total of $10,000. A prosecutor […]

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Hampden DA, Baystate Health, Trinity Health & CHD team up to supply Narcan to Hampden County police, firefighters

Hampden DA, Baystate Health, Trinity Health & CHD team up to supply Narcan to Hampden County police, firefighters

Hampden DA, Baystate Health, Trinity Health & CHD team up to supply Narcan to Hampden County police, firefighters SPRINGFIELD – The Hampden District Attorney and area hospitals and services agencies announced they intend to share the costs to equip municipal police and fire departments with Narcan, the drug that can reverse the effects of an […]

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Hampden DA Anthony Gulluni appointed to state’s Victim and Witness Assistance Board

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Hampden DA Anthony Gulluni appointed to state’s Victim and Witness Assistance BoardSPRINGFIELD – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has appointed Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni to the Victim and Witness Assistance Board, the DA’s office announced Tuesday. The five member board is the governing body of the Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance (MOVA), which funds […]

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2 women sentenced to state prison for home invasion with 71-year-old victim; DA says sentence too low

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2 women sentenced to state prison for home invasion with 71-year-old victim; DA says sentence too low SPRINGFIELD — A Hampden Superior Court judge on Friday sentenced two Connecticut women to state prison in connection with a Springfield home invasion. Judge Karen Goodwin sentenced Melissa Mimitz, 36, and Lily B. Bodenlos, 29, both of Naugatuck, […]

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Jury finds Alvin Paige Jr. guilty of assault in domestic violence case

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Jury finds Alvin Paige Jr. guilty of assault in domestic violence case SPRINGFIELD — A Hampden Superior Court jury on Wednesday found Alvin Paige Jr. guilty of assault on a family or household member. He will be sentenced at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The jury acquitted Paige, 49, of two counts of strangulation or suffocation, and […]

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Stewart Weldon Arraigned on Three Charges of Murder

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Victims’ families look on as Stewart Weldon pleads not guilty to 3 counts of murder, 49 other chargesSPRINGFIELD — About 20 family members of victims, some in tears, were in the courtroom Monday as Stewart Weldon denied three counts of murder and 49 other charges in Hampden Superior Court. Judge Michael K. Callan ordered Weldon […]

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US Rep. Richard Neal, Hampden County officials discuss policy solutions, challenges to addressing opioid crisis

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US Rep. Richard Neal, Hampden County officials discuss policy solutions, challenges to addressing opioid crisis U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, met with local law enforcement, addiction treatment and health care officials this week to discuss how federal lawmakers can better help address the opioid crisis — an epidemic which has claimed more than 300 lives […]

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Springfield man who forfeited $10,000 bail when he cut off GPS gets 14 years in his latest gun case

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Springfield man who forfeited $10,000 bail when he cut off GPS gets 14 years in his latest gun case SPRINGFIELD — A 32-year-old city man has been sentenced to 14 years in state prison after pleading guilty in his latest gun case. Hampden Superior Court Judge John S. Ferrara last week adopted the agreed-upon recommendation […]

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Hampden Police Respond to Fatal Main Street Crash

Hampden Police Respond to Fatal Main Street Crash

July 31, 2018 -Springfield- On Tuesday, July 31, 2018 officers from the Hampden Police Department responded to Main Street for a reported fatal single vehicle. The Hampden District Attorney’s Office’s Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit responded to the scene as well. The vehicle’s sole occupant, a 52 year old male from Palmer, was found unresponsive. He […]

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