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A Public Health Committee hearing is scheduled Monday on legislation that would authorize safe-injection sites, which doctors aligned with the Massachusetts Medical Society say is "an evidence-based intervention that fill a dangerous gap in our state's capabilities to address the opioid overdose crisis."
A jury on Thursday acquitted Anthony D. Chambers of all charges related to a 2019 stabbing in Adams.
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: The job perk that comes with a steering wheel is alive and well for the state’s district attorneys in Massachusetts, despite efforts to reduce the number of state employees allowed to take cars home from work.
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: In recent months, Vermont and Rhode Island have decriminalized possession of small amounts of buprenorphine, a medication used for opioid use disorder treatment. Advocates say decriminalization helps spread the treatment, destigmatize the medication and save lives.
Officials at Berkshire Superior Court are facing a “significant” criminal case backlog. The court has begun scheduling for trial several high-profile cases, and those trials, as well as lower-level jury matters, will happen in county courthouses, not the temporary hotel space the state Trial Court leased for jury business during the coronavirus pandemic.
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: A Lanesborough police officer got caught using a state criminal records database to look up women he had dated or wanted to date. It's not your "personal Google," he was told before being fired.
PITTSFIELD — A Berkshire County grand jury has indicted Edward Jennings, 34, on a charge of murder, moving his case to Superior Court, accordi…
A city man has been sentenced to up to five years in state prison for intentionally running over a woman in September 2018, the Berkshire District Attorney's Office said.
Investigators say they have identified two additional victims of Conrad Mainwaring, the 69-year-old former Olympic runner for Antigua who has been charged with sexually assaulting boys while working at Camp Greylock in Becket in the 1970s.
WILLIAMSTOWN — While discussing the nature of the Brady list to concerned town residents Monday, Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington…