Three people were indicted by a Hampden County Grand Jury in connection with the murder of 37-year-old Lashar Garner.
It'll be a family affair for a father-son duo from Western Massachusetts who will spend more than a decade in prison for operating a multi-state drug trafficking ring that ran from Mexico to both coasts. Federal prosecutors announced that Hampden County residents Isaac Cardona, age 34, and Rafael Cardona, Sr.,...
The public sector is feeling the strain of soaring inflation, too: officials now expect that a once-in-a-generation infrastructure overhaul in Allston will cost $300 million more than estimated, and the price of replacing the Cape Cod bridges could more than double.
SPRINGFIELD, MA. (WGGB/WSHM) - A Hampden County grand jury has returned indictments charging three suspects in the January 5 murder of Lashar Garner. Garner was found with a gunshot wound at the intersection of Cambridge and Burr Streets in Springfield. He later died at the hospital. Curtis Stevenson, 47, Kennedy...
A man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking charges involving fentanyl that was seized in Western Massachusetts. New York City resident Chanty Reynoso Vasquez, age 27, of the Bronx, was indicted on possession with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl in Hampden County in Indian Orchard, said the US Attorney's Office For Boston.
‘A world of trouble’: COVID infections up, but serious illness seems rarer, Baystate Health doctor says
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health, and the Pioneer Valley, are facing a sixth surge of COVID-19 as infection numbers climb. That’s causing a drain on hospital resources, but it seems, at least for now, that symptoms are less severe. “We are back to levels, in terms of case rates,...
The following is a listing of all real estate transfers in Hampden County reported from May 8 to May 14. There were 167 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 924 square foot home on Meggison Lane in Holyoke that sold for $267,000.
25th annual Howdy Awards for Hospitality Excellence. 25th annual Howdy Awards for Hospitality Excellence. Finalists dancing and having a good time while being recognized on stage at the 25th annual Howdy Awards for Hospitality Excellence held at the MassMutual Center Monday evening, May 16, 2022. (Hoang ‘Leon’ Nguyen / The Republican)Get Photo.
Helping an aging parent sign up for Medicare is a task many will face at some point in life. Western Mass News is digging deeper into the consumer protection laws in the state of Massachusetts. Hundreds of tires slashed at Springfield van transportation company. Updated: 6 hours ago. Hundreds of...
The U.S. reported over 562,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 15, bringing the total count to more than 81.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 991,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In […]
(WGGB/WSHM) - Western Mass News is getting answers as Massachusetts lawmakers are working to pass a bill that would strengthen protections for wheelchair users in the state as many often find themselves in need of repairs without a replacement. “I would not have any other option than going to an...
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After adding over 516,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 81.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 990,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In the past week, there were an average […]
A Western Massachusetts has been arrested on firearms charges in connection with a shooting where bullets hit a car. The arrest took place in Hampden County in Springfield around 8:45 a.m., Thursday, May 12. Victor Aytche, age 29, of Springfield, was arrested on a warrant by members of the Springfield...
It’s probably better late - too late - than never, but the agreement to clean the Roderick L. Ireland Courthouse in Springfield is only one set of necessary steps, not a final solution. The final solution will be an entirely new courthouse, which Springfield, Hampden County and all of...