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UMass Rape Case Begins In Northampton

The case of four Pittsfield men accused of raping a UMass student begins today in Hampshire Superior Court

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Woman Leaves Cocaine at Amherst Bank

Amherst Police are investigating the discovery of a package of cocaine left at a bank.

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Springfield Teen Held On Murder Charges

A Springfield teenager is held without bail after his arrest on murder charges.

Holyoke

YMCA Parking Lot Before Holyoke City Council

The Holyoke City Council votes tonight on a zone change that would allow the YMCA to build a parking lot.

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Eversource Customers Outraged

Eversource customers are outraged after learning the company’s CEO got a 1.3-million-dollar pay raise this year.

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Deerfield Woman Rescued From Pond Charged With DUI

A Deerfield woman is charged with drunken driving after being rescued from her submerged car.

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Amherst Track Team On Fire

The Amherst Regional boy’s track team is one of the best in the nation.

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TGP Files Environmental Report

Tennessee Gas Pipeline has filed its environmental report with federal regulators.

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Leprechaun Plunge Raises Money For Charity

Hundreds of people jumped into the icy Connecticut River Sunday for the sixth-annual Leprechaun Plunge.

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Man Impersonates Cop, Steals Pot, Crashes Car

A Holyoke man is accused of impersonating a police officer to steal marijuana.

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Holyoke Police Nab Convenience Store Robber

A Northampton man is held on then-thousand-dollars-bail after an alleged armed robbery in Holyoke.

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South Hadley Bank Robbery Suspect Nabbed

Taylor Dziczek was arrested Thursday in Wilbraham after police saw his disabled vehicle by the side of the road.

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Greenfield Pot Shop Gets Green Light

The Greenfield Zoning Board has given its unanimous approval to a downtown medical marijuana dispensary.

Holyoke

Holyoke Cop On Leave for Unknown Reason

Holyoke police officer Sean Shattuck remains on leave, and officials won’t say why.

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Historic Deerfield Battles Kinder Morgan

Historic Deerfield has refused to let Kinder Morgan survey their land for a natural gas pipeline.

UMass Amherst

UMass Police Chief is Leaving

The Gloucester Times reports Chief John Horvath has taken a position as Police Chief in the north shore town of Rockport.

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South Hadley Bank Robbery

The South Hadley branch of the Easthampton Savings Bank has been robbed.

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Greenfield Ups Tobacco Age To 21

Greenfield has raised the legal age for buying tobacco to 21.

Christian Science Church

Christian Scientist Church Vandalized

A Northampton man is suspected of spray-painting angry messages on the downtown Christian Science church.

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Northampton Health Clinic Evacuated Due To Gas Leak

The On Call Urgent Care Center in Northampton was evacuated Wednesday for a gas leak.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.

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Ringo Starr: Beatles reunion would have happened if Lennon, Harrison hadn’t died

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The drummer says he believes the band would have eventually gotten back together.

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National Anthem ‘fans’ at Walmart

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We all did this as kids ... we just probably didn't get caught on camera doing it in a Walmart.