Holyoke, MAWWLP 22News

Multiple people stabbed in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Early Sunday morning, 28-year-old Katherine Vazquez was arrested after Holyoke Police noticed a disturbance in the area of Main and Appleton. Officers report they saw Vazquez yelling, making threats, and walking with a knife in her hand toward people in the area of the Racing Mart parking lot. Officers allegedly ordered Vazquez to drop the knife before drawing their weapons.
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Holyoke, MAWWLP 22News

Holyoke Police Department needs public’s help

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Holyoke Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who stole from an ABE Mart. According to the Holyoke Police Department, on Saturday, July 31 authorities responded to reports of a security alarm going off. When police arrived they found that the back door had been smashed in and the store had been ransacked. Police then notified the manager who on arrival to the store confirmed items were missing.
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Holyoke, MAFireEngineering.com

Holyoke (MA) Firefighter Dies Suddenly

Holyoke firefighter Jonathan Robert has passed away, officials said. Holyoke Fire Department spokesperson, Capt. Kevin Cavagnac said the department received notification of his passing from Robert’s family Friday morning. Notice of the death was posted on the Holyoke Fire Department Facebook page and the Local 1693 Holyoke Firefighters Association page...
Hartford, CTWDIO-TV

Small plane crash in Hartford cornfield sends 2 to hospital

MILWAUKEE - Authorities say two people were taken to area hospitals after a small plane crashed in Hartford. Washington County Sheriff’s Office says the plane crash was reported about 11:22 a.m. Saturday and occurred directly west of the Hartford Municipal Airport, in a cornfield. The Journal Sentinel reports the man...
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West Hartford fire marshal investigating cause of single-family home blaze

The West Hartford fire marshal is investigating the cause of a blaze that damaged a single-family home. Emergency crews were notified of the fire at 8:06 p.m. Saturday at an occupied home at 360 South Main Street near Boswell Road in an area just north of Interstate 84. The fire was spreading in a second-floor bedroom, and the house suffered heavy smoke and water damage. The occupants escaped ...
Springfield, MAWWLP 22News

Car crashed into Springfield building

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Fire Department early Saturday morning freed a person after a car allegedly crashed into a building. SFD announced Saturday around 3 a.m. that they were on scene of an incident that lead to the need to free an individual. The accident happened at 1691 Boston Road in Springfield.
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Holding rally in Springfield to oust Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, activist seeks to ask mayor ‘do you believe systemic racism exists’

At the second of ongoing rallies in a push to oust Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, activist Charles Stokes wanted to direct a question to Mayor Domenic J. Sarno. Stokes, who organized Saturday’s rally, said he wants to ask Sarno, “Mr. Mayor, do you believe systemic racism exists in the...
Hartford, CTNBC Connecticut

One Injured in Shooting on Woodland Street in Hartford

A woman was injured after being struck by gunfire on Woodland Street in Hartford, according to police. Officials said they responded to the area of 354 Woodland St. after an officer was approached by a person suffering from a gunshot wound. A woman in her 50s was transported to a...
Springfield, MAWWLP 22News

Three arrested after shooting on Main Street in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Three men were arrested after a shooting incident on Main Street in Springfield Wednesday led to the discovery of illegal guns and drugs. According to Springfield Police Department Spokesman Ryan Walsh, officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation on the 2900 block of Main Street at around 11:30 a.m. During their investigation, 16 shell casings were located, however, no property damage was found. After reviewing video from the area, members of the Firearms Investigation Unit immediately identified one of the shooters as 24-year old Angel Santiago.
Holyoke, MAWWLP 22News

Holyoke firefighter passes away

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Holyoke firefighter who has been with the department for over seven years has passed away, officials announced in a Facebook post late Friday afternoon. Firefighter Jonathan “Jono” Robert was a husband, father, son, brother, and uncle. He joined the Holyoke Fire Department in June 2014...
Springfield, MAwesternmassnews.com

Car crashes into building on Boston Rd.

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Springfield Fire Department says a car drove into a building on Boston Rd. during the early hours of Saturday morning. The car went straight through the glass of a building, leaving some major damage behind. Fire officials say one person had to be pulled from...
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Manchester man running illegal appliance business from home, officials say

A Manchester man whose yard is strewn with used appliances and vehicles missed a court-ordered deadline this week to comply with local zoning rules and now faces a forced cleanup. Jonathan Garcia-Martinez did not respond to the zoning enforcement officer’s order issued last summer to stop running an illegal business at the single-family property at 325 Hillstown Road, according to local and ...