BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' high court will consider whether the state should get rid of a centuries-old legal principle that erased Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction after the former New England Patriots tight end killed himself.
NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor James Levine sued the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday after a sexual misconduct investigation sank his storied career, saying the renowned company exploited baseless allegations to tarnish him and then fired him without so much as a phone call.
When now former Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless, who served the Berkshires as a prosecutor for more than 35 years, announced his retirement about two weeks ago he expressed his confidence and trust in his then First Assistant District Attorney Paul Caccaviello to take over for him.
Days after news broke that a United Airlines passenger's dog died after being forced to be stored in a plane's overhead compartment, TMZ has reported that the airline company could be mandated to pay more than $25,000 in punitive damages for animal abuse as a result of the incident.
LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died. He was 76. Hawking died at his home in Cambridge, England, according to a statement by the University of Cambridge.
Young people across the country and here in Berkshire County staged a walkout of class Wednesday to demand action on gun violence. More than 3,000 walkouts were planned across the U.S. and around the world, according to organizers.