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Amanda Burke

Cops and Courts Reporter

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Amanda Burke is Cops and Courts Reporter for The Berkshire Eagle. An Ithaca, New York native, she previously worked at The Herald News of Fall River and the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise.

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A jury on Thursday acquitted Anthony D. Chambers of all charges related to a 2019 stabbing in Adams.

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Anthony D. Chambers, who is accused of stabbing a man in Adams in 2019, testified in his own defense in Berkshire Superior Court on Wednesday. He denied the charges and said he was the victim of an attempted robbery plotted by his girlfriend and a man she previously dated.

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Opening arguments and testimony Tuesday in the stabbing trial of Anthony D. Chambers, the first criminal prosecution to be tried before a jury in Berkshire Superior Court during the pandemic.

Police have arrested a man in connection with Thursday night stabbing that injured two people on Tyler Street.

Police and fire respond to a report of a fire at the White Terrace apartment complex shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday. 

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