U.S. Customs officer helps two young boys at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Patrick Offers Camp Edwards, Westover Air Base As Temporary Shelters For Illegal Immigrant Children

Gov. Deval Patrick announced Friday he’s proposing two locations in Massachusetts to temporarily shelter unaccompanied children who crossed the southern border into the U.S. illegally.


The C-5 B military transport plane at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee after the landing, Feb. 8, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

U.S. Air Force Plane Diverted To Westover Air Reserve Base In Chicopee

About thirty ambulances were put on standby at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford Saturday afternoon for a potential emergency involving an incoming Air Force plane.



Police ID Man Fatally Shot By Trooper In Chicopee

State police say the man fatally shot by a trooper during a traffic stop in Chicopee has been identified as 23-year-old Wayne Edwards II.



State Police Trooper Fatally Shoots Man During Chicopee Traffic Stop

Early morning gunfire erupts on Interstate 91 as state trooper confronts motorist.


Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Mass. Gaming Panel Rejects Bids For Extensions

The panel had set a 5 p.m. Tuesday deadline for companies to submit initial applications along with $400,000 application fees.


State and local police shut down this intersection after the trooper was shot Friday.

State Trooper Released From Hospital After Chicopee Shooting

A Massachusetts State Police trooper was released from the hospital Sunday, days after he was wounded in a shooting in Chicopee on Friday morning.


Heavily armed police tried to enter the home with a robot, but it fell down the stairs.

State Trooper Shot In Chicopee, Suspect Found Dead

A Massachusetts State Trooper was shot in Chicopee Friday morning and the suspected gunman is dead, according to state police.



Friendly’s Restaurant In Chicopee Gets Approval To Sell Beer, Wine

You soon will be able to have a beer with your Fribble at one Friendly’s in Massachusetts.


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Southwick Man Dies Trying To Save Child In Lake

Authorities say a man who drowned while trying to save a girl in a western Massachusetts lake was a 44-year-old Chicopee resident.


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Female Ex-Inmates Sue Chicopee Jail Over Videotaped Strip Searches

Two former inmates have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the videotaping of female detainees by male guards during strip searches is degrading and unconstitutional.




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