After his release in 2013, Charles Wilhite filed a wrongful conviction suit, claiming witnesses who identified him in a 2008 murder were coerced by police
An Agawam resident has been charged with transporting women from New York to Western Massachusetts for prostitution. This arrest is separate from an operation led by the Massachusetts Attorney General earlier in the week.
The alleged traffickers used apparent massage parlors in Hadley, Northampton, Agawam and other Massachusetts cities as fronts for a prostitution ring, according to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s Office named three Western Massachusetts ecological restoration projects to its priority list.
Massachusetts and Connecticut residents have until December 15 to sign up for health insurance through the state exchanges if they want coverage to begin January first.
Robert and Michael Meeropol — both with ties to Western Massachusetts — have long maintained the U.S. government manufactured evidence against their mother Ethel Rosenberg when they executed her for espionage. They are asking President Obama to clear her name before he leaves office.