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No criminal charges in 2018 death of Easthampton chlld

The investigation into the death of a 5-year-old female child in Easthampton in December 2018 has concluded with no criminal charges being... more ››

Easthampton woman receives pretrial probation in 2018 Easthampton fatal

Ruby Schmid, 62, of Easthampton, appeared in Northampton District Court today, Tuesday July 28, for an agreed-upon disposition in... more ››

Montague man arraigned on murder charge

Elijah Michonski, 18, of Montague was arraigned remotely in Greenfield District Court July 6 on murder and related charges in connection... more ››

Greenfield bus driver held as dangerous

Steven Connell, 38, of Gill was ordered held without the right to bail at a Greenfield District Court dangerousness hearing today, July 8,... more ››

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Remember: ALL fireworks are illegal in Massachusetts

The Office of Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan reminds everyone to stay safe and remember that ALL fireworks are illegal in... more ››

June 27, 2020 Northampton death

On June 27, 2020, Northampton Police responded to the alleyway between Thornes Marketplace and the municipal parking garage shortly after 4... more ››

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Stay safe and remember: All fireworks are illegal in Massachusetts

From the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services:

Incidents up of reported non-fatal strangulation

DV Victims at Higher Risk during Pandemic 
By Mary Kociela - NWDA Director of Domestic & Sexual Violence Projects

Easthampton man to be arraigned in connection with April incident in Northampton ***Updated***

Zachary Laviolette, 27, of Easthampton, is scheduled to be arraigned telephonically Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9 a.m., in Northampton... more ››

Amherst crash claims two lives

On June 2, 2020 at approximately 7:42 p.m. in Amherst, in the area of 916 West Street, Amherst Police responded to a head-on crash... more ››

Ashfield man dies following single-car crash in Charlemont

Christopher Nichols, 32, of Ashfield, died Saturday night, May 23, following a single car collision on Potters Road Extension in Charlemont.

Missing Colrain Woman's Body Recovered

On Sunday morning, May 24, 2020, the Montague Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of Cabot Street along the Connecticut River... more ››

Beware of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Text Scams

The NWDA's Consumer Protection Unit urges residents to beware of COVID-19 scams, including texts from imposters pretending to be contact... more ››

Fatal motor vehicle-motorcycle crash in Leverett Saturday

A serious crash in Leverett late Saturday afternoon involving a motorcycle and car has claimed the life of Kevin Douville, 57, of ... more ››

Body of missing Whately woman found

The body of Katelyn Gralinski, 34, who was reported missing on March 27, 2020, has been located inside a house in Whately.  

Tips from the Federal Trade Commission on Avoiding Scams While Finding Help During Quarantine

Older adults may be hard hit by the coronavirus – and scammers prey on that. If you or someone you know must stay at home and needs help... more ››

Resources for parents and professionals compiled by the Massachusetts Children's Trust

DA Sullivan recommends the list of resources for parents and children compiled by Children's Trust at the ... more ››

Challenges and resources for families with domestic violence in a public health crisis

Victims of domestic violence and their children live with the risk of emotional and physical abuse every day.

Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan Announces Proactive Measures to Protect Pretrial Detainees from COVID-19

In light of the increasing threat that COVID-19 presents to those in the criminal justice system, Northwestern District Attorney David E.... more ››

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