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Four-Hour Hospital StandOff Ends With Man’s Death

Springfield police say a man involved in a four-hour standoff in a hospital parking lot has shot and killed himself.

02/19/2014

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Hospital Locked Down

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ Springfield police say a hospital is in precautionary lockdown while police negotiate with an armed man threatening to take his life in a parking lot outside. Police spokesman Sgt. John Delaney […]

02/18/2014

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Detective Among Those Arrested in Prostitution Sting

¬†WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) _ A Springfield detective is among 11 men who have been arrested in a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting. Police say John Wadlegger has been placed on desk duty pending an internal […]

02/16/2014

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Trucker Pleads Guilty To Stealing 111 Guns

Federal prosecutors say a Bridgeport truck driver has pleaded guilty to stealing 111 firearms from the Smith and Wesson manufacturing plant in Springfield. Police say 28-year-old Elliot Perez picked up five boxes of firearms for delivery in November 2012, but at the same time, took three additional boxes not designated for pickup.

02/11/2014

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Police Cadet Killed In Springfield Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ The Springfield Police Department was in mourning Friday after a cadet who was also the son of a longtime city police officer was killed on Thanksgiving when he lost control of […]

11/29/2013

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Car Burglary Suspect Tied To Similar Glastonbury Crimes

Glastonbury police say a suspect in a slew of car burglaries in their town has been tied to hundreds such crimes in surrounding municipalities. Thirty-two-year-old Eric Van Allen Johnson of Springfield, Massachusetts is charged with […]

11/05/2013

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Two Fatal Shootings In Springfield

Police continue to investigate two fatal shootings in Springfield over the weekend.

09/23/2013

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“Everything But The Pews” Taken In Church Break-in

_ A longtime member of a Massachusetts church says thieves have ransacked the house of worship, taking “everything but the pews.”

08/28/2013

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Springfield Man Says He Was Robbed While Fishing

Police say a man fishing in the Connecticut River in Springfield was jumped by three men and had his wallet stolen.

08/26/2013

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Report: Weapon Found In Boston Double-Homicide Linked To Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez – the Bristol native and former NFL star charged in the murder of Odin Lloyd outside Boston – continues to be investigated by Massachusetts police for his possible involvement in a double-homicide in […]

08/20/2013

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