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  1. 2 seriously injured in Amherst car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Mary Carey, a spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, said a vehicle traveling on Potwine Lane went off the road and collided with a tree at about noontime. Both Amherst and state police responded to the accident.


  2. 222 Belchertown Road in Amherst on November 29, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Local and state authorities have announced an arrest in connection with an arson investigation in Amherst. In a release obtained by CBS 3 from the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services, in a joint effort, authorities arrested Mark Anthony Andre, 54, of 222 Belchertown Road.


  3. UMass, HCC close ahead of winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Western Massachusetts is expecting its first major snowstorm of the season and local universities and colleges are already beginning to cancel classes on Wednesday, which is one of the busiest travel days of the year. Residence halls in Amherst will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, but campus officials have encouraged students to depart earlier due to the storm.


  4. More Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Sexual assaults on college campuses have long gone unreported. But with the recent increase in attention on these crimes, campuses have stepped up training and support, which has led to more victims reporting assaults.


  5. UMass students expect a calm Halloween, but officials plan for crowdsRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Amherst officials and University of Massachusetts-Amherst students say they do not expect an out of control Halloween. "I can't see any problems happening tonight," UMass junior Brett Ellis said.


  6. Amherst teacher turns down financial offer from district, files discrimination complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A former Amherst regional high school teacher who was the target of racist graffiti has filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. The Amherst School District had offered her an alternate position and a financial settlement, but Carolyn Gardner turned both offers down.


  7. $1.5 million project in Amherst part of MassWorks Infrastructure ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Gov. Deval Patrick announced an improvement project in the north downtown section of Amherst while in Western Massachusetts on Tuesday afternoon. A $1.5 million project is part of the MassWorks Infrastructure Program and will allow for increased density and mixed-use developments.


  8. UMass student arrested following OUI accident that sent 2 passengers to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A UMass student is facing charges after an alleged drunken driving accident sent two passengers that were in his vehicle to the hospital Sunday morning. Amherst police charged 22-year-old Sean M. Foster, of Bolton, with OUI/causing serious bodily injury, operating to endanger, speeding and failure to stay within marked lanes, according to Lt.


  9. Amherst PD named 'Police Department of the Month' by MADDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The Amherst Police Department will be presented with the 'Police Department of the Month' award by MADD Massachusetts for their commitment to enforcing drunk driving laws and for their work to prevent underage drinking. Removing drunk drivers continues to be a year round public safety priority for Amherst police, according to David DeIuliis, MADD Massachusetts program manager.


  10. Hurt Massachusetts hiker rescued in New HampshireRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Massachusetts man is recovering from a fall on New Hampshire's Mount Israel that left him unable to walk and required rescue crews to carry him out. New Hampshire Fish and Game says 65-year-old Anthony Rogers of Amherst, Massachusetts, was hiking on the Mead Trail in Sandwich on Saturday when he slipped on a rock about three miles from the nearest road.


  11. UMass football returns to Amherst after two-year absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    When the University of Massachusetts football team took the field Saturday afternoon against Bowling Green, it was the first time the squad had played a game inside McGuirk Stadium since 2011. "We knew when we had to go down to Gillette for two years and it was going to be a long haul," said UMass Athletic Director John McCutcheon.


  12. Prosecutors argue to have 4 defendants accused of UMass rape tried togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A hearing was held Wednesday in Franklin Superior Court on the prosecution's request to have four Pittsfield men, charged with raping a University of Massachusetts freshman in her Amherst dorm room in 2012, tried together. The suspects, Adam T. Liccardi, Emmanuel Toffee Bile, Caleb Womack and Justin A. King were originally scheduled for trial in December 2013, but their cases were continued because DNA analysis had not been completed.


  13. The Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A man threatened to assault a group of students near the Fine Arts Center at UMass before singling out one victim and biting them in the neck early Sunday morning. UMass police are looking for a 5'10" college-aged male who has dark complexion, dark hair and a chin-strap style beard.


  14. More Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The lab holds $500,000 worth of equipment that will perform drug identification for criminal drug samples seized by police agencies throughout Western Massachusetts. State police opened the doors to the new drug lab and let the public see the new expansion to their building on Carrando Drive.


  15. Amherst police search for missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    According to Amherst police Lt. Ronald Young, Jackson was last seen walking nearby her Belchertown Road apartment in Amherst about 10:30 p.m. Friday.


  16. Traffic to be rerouted for UMass move-in weekendRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Commuters in Amherst, and parents helping to move in new students should be aware of some traffic changes in town.


  17. Retirement benefits untouched by porn convictionRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that a former high school teacher convicted of child pornography charges can keep his retirement benefits.


  18. Western Mass. colleges take precautions concerning deadly Ebola outbreakRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    While the centers for disease control and prevention say it is very unlikely the disease will come to our shores, some colleges in Western Massachusetts are taking precautions.


  19. Judge delays decision on 1 trial for rape suspectsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A judge has delayed a hearing on the prosecution's request to have four men charged with raping a University of Massachusetts freshman in her Amherst dorm room in 2012 tried together to give defense lawyers more time.


  20. DA: Rape suspects should be tried togetherRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Prosecutors say four men charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in her Amherst dorm room in October 2012 should be tried together.


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