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New Britain man who was Hartford drug dealer gets 10 years in prison

A New Britain man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for trafficking fentanyl, according to federal authorities. Armando Gonzalez, 40, also was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to four years of supervised release, according to federal authorities. Authorities said, citing court documents and statements made in court, that the DEA Hartford Task Force ...
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Chicopee man partially confined to a wheelchair, charged in fatal shooting

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) -Authorities have made an arrest in a deadly shooting Saturday afternoon in Chicopee. According to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office, 47-year-old, Angel Guzman from Chicopee was taken into custody after the fatal shooting while he was in possession of a semi-automatic handgun. The incident happened just...
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New Britain man pleads guilty to trafficking narcotics

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) – A New Britain man has been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison for trafficking narcotics into the state. The DEA Hartford Taskforce began investigating a Mexican-based drug trafficking organization in 2019 that distributed both fentanyl and heroin into the state, according to court documents. The investigation revealed Armando […]
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Police: Woman seriously hurt after shot in leg in Vernon

VERNON — A woman has been hospitalized with serious injuries after she was shot in the leg near Talcott Avenue Monday, police said. Hartford Hospital informed police just after 2 p.m. about the shooting victim, Vernon Police Lt. Robert Marra said.
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Community mourns loss of three teens killed in weekend crash in Brimfield

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A deadly crash in Brimfield on Sunday morning has claimed the lives of three teenagers and injured a fourth. It was a solemn day in the town of Brimfield following a car crash that took the lives of three teenagers on Sunday morning. Community members paid their respects at a memorial that now stands among the trees where the crash happened.
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Westfield sees increase in water main breaks

First big steps taken to address Roderick Ireland Courthouse health concerns. The Roderick Ireland Courthouse in Springfield will close its doors later this week as state officials prepare to conduct a deep clean of a building plagued by dangerous mold. Springfield Fire Commissioner Calvi speaks on increase in mental health...
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Monday marks 22nd anniversary of disappearance of Molly Bish

First big steps taken to address Roderick Ireland Courthouse health concerns. The Roderick Ireland Courthouse in Springfield will close its doors later this week as state officials prepare to conduct a deep clean of a building plagued by dangerous mold. Springfield Fire Commissioner Calvi speaks on increase in mental health...
SPRINGFIELD, MA

MA police release names of teens who died in car crash

Massachusetts State Police on Monday released the names of the three teenagers who died in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend. Vincent J. Ardizzoni, 17, of Holland, Shane M. Douglas, 18, of West Brookfield, and Dominick P. Gardner, 17, of Oxford died in the crash reported at about 1 a.m. Sunday in Brimfield. Police have said that Ardizzoni was believed to be driving.
WEST BROOKFIELD, MA
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Monday afternoon news update

In this update, three teens are dead and one is seriously injured after an early morning crash in Brimfield, community members gathered today to raise money for a man injured in a motorcycle accident, and Westfield Police took to Facebook to share that Lloyds Hill Road will be closed tomorrow through Wednesday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. due to construction. Plus, Meteorologist Don Maher has your latest forecast.
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