A sergeant with the state Department of Correction is accused of making a threatening call to a Springfield hospital where a prison escapee accused of shooting two police officers was being treated.
A new report by state prison officials says staff misconduct and mistakes led to the escape of an inmate who was later charged with killing a man in Springfield.
he state prisons department has suspended two employees and the Hampden district attorney is investigating whether they made death threats to hospitalized murder suspect, Tamik Kirkland.
One of the men shot in Springfield allegedly by an escaped prisoner reportedly was the father of the man suspected of shooting the escapee’s mother.
Police say the man accused of shooting four people in Springfield, including two police officers, had escaped from prison to avenge the shooting of his mother.
A State Trooper and a Springfield police officer were both shot today when a gun battle erupted during a traffic stop.
State and local police are searching for an escaped prisoner in and around Shirley.