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File photo of a Smith & Wesson .357 magnum revolver.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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

Aaron Hernandez, July 24, 2013 (Photo Credit: CBSBoston/WBZ-TV)

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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UMass Considering Springfield Campus

The University of Massachusetts is exploring the creation of a satellite campus in Springfield.

08/06/2013

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Springfield Voters Approve Casino Deal

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ Voters in Springfield on Tuesday approved a casino agreement between city officials and MGM Resorts International to compete for one of three regional resort casino licenses allowed under the state’s new […]

07/17/2013

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Stripper’s Attire Inadequate To Hide Heroin

Springfield police say a passenger in a car that ran a red light tried desperately to hide some heroin, but because she was a stripper who had just left work, she wasn’t wearing enough clothes to conceal the drugs.

06/21/2013

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