North Adams

Black bears (Photo credit: Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Police: Hatchet-Wielding, Drunk Bear-Chaser Was Trying To Protect Kids

The man who drunkenly chased a bear through the woods with a dull hatchet was just trying to protect children, police say.


Black bears (Photo credit: Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Police: Don’t Chase Bears In The Woods Drunk With A Dull Hatchet

“Yes, that really did happen tonight,” North Adams police said


A masked robber at a North Adams Cumberland Farms (Photo credit Massachusetts State Police)

Arrest Made In North Adams Masked Armed Robbery

A man suspected in a masked armed robbery was arrested early Tuesday morning.


A sinkhole opened up in Waltham. (Credit: Waltham Police)

Heavy Rain Washes Out Roads, Causes Flooding

Heavy rain Sunday morning meant flooded out streets and sinkholes.


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Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In North Adams Slaying

A North Adams man charged with stabbing and beating an elderly neighbor to death has been ordered held without bail.


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North Adams Man Accused Of Murdering 84-Year-Old Woman

A 41-year-old North Adams man will be arraigned on a murder charge in the death of an elderly woman found slain in her home.


Pfc. Michael R. Demarsico II, of North Adams was killed in an explosion in Afghanistan.  (Photo from Facebook)

North Adams Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A Massachusetts soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday.


Flooding, Disaster

Flooding From Tropical Storm Irene Forces Evacuations In Western Mass.

Western portions of Massachusetts are bearing the brunt of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.


Jail for rabbit-killing North Adams man

A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to four years behind bars after admitting to mutilating and killing five pet rabbits during a break-in at a construction company.