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Pittsfield Man Charged in Murder

Desmond Phillip, 42, is facing charges in the murder of 43-year-old Teddy Cepeda.

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Great Barrington Police Utilizing Bodycams

All officers will be utilizing body-worn cameras to help document investigations and incidents.

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Pittsfield Apartment Fire Contained to Dining Room

Upon entry on into the unit, crews found heavy fire in the dining area and attached closet. The dining area and closet suffered heavy damage. The building suffered smoke, fire and water damage in 160 First St. and smoke damage in 162 First St.

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Pittsfield Porch Blaze Causes $10K in Damage

There were no reported injuries and the residents of the home were not displaced. The cause has not yet been determined.

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North Adams Emergency Services Respond to Package, Coolant Leak

Emergency responders had a busy morning on Wednesday, first responding to a "suspicious" package at Walmart and then a coolant leak at Cumberland Farms across the street.

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Jury Finds Pittsfield Man Guilty of Assault

Korey Laviscount, 37, was found guilty Monday by a jury in Central Berkshire District of single counts of assault and battery on a family or household member and strangulation.

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Pittsfield Bicyclist Killed in Crash

According to the District Attorney's Office, 40-year-old Richard A. Daly was struck near the intersection of Dalton and Hubbarde Avenues at about 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Daly's identity was not released by the DA until Monday.

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Pittsfield Brothers Found Guilty in Murder of Jaden Salois

The Berkshire District Attorney's Office obtained guilty convictions this week for two individuals who murdered 18-year-old Jaden Salois.

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Pittsfield Teenager Facing Drug Trafficking, Firearms Charges

When he was arrested shortly afterward, police say he had a loaded handgun, a "substantial amount" of cocaine and a "large quantity" of cash.

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Florida Man Killed in Saturday Motorcycle Crash

State Police say the 44-year-old man, who was not identified, was operating his 2007 Harley-Davidson in River Road when it crashed at about 8:11.

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Pittsfield Man Arrested for Alleged Road Rage Gunfire

No injuries were reported and there was no visible damage to the vehicle. There was also no ballistic evidence at the scene, police say.

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Body Found in Lee Believed to Be Missing School Teacher

On Thursday evening, a civilian discovered the remains in a heavily wooded area near Fox Drive in Lee. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner took custody of the remains to make a positive identification.

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Pittsfield Man Gets Jail Term for Embezzlement

Judge Douglas Wilkins sentenced Leonard Curtis, 27, to serve 2 1/2 at the Berkshire County House of Correction and two years of probation afterward, during which the defendant must pay restitution.

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Defendants in Delacruz-Batista, Tatro Homicides Arraigned

Berkshire Superior Court on Monday arraigned the third of four defendants charged with murder in the homicide of Reymon Delacruz-Batista.

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Images Released of Suspect in Lynn Burdick's Disappearance

The Berkshire District Attorney's Office and the State Police Berkshire Detective Unit are releasing a new forensic sketch and four age-progressed variations of a suspect.

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Authorities Say Arson in Olde Forge Fire

The investigation determined that it had been set using smoking materials. The man, who was not identified, will be summonsed to Central Berkshire District Court.

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Olde Forge Owner Says Restaurant Will Recover from Sunday Fire

The popular Old Forge restaurant on Route 7 suffered severe damage in the rear of the building from a fire late Sunday morning.

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Barbalunga Seeks Fiscal Stewardship, Equity in Sheriff's Office

Alf Barbalunga wants to make the Berkshire County sheriff's office is fiscally responsible and equitable.

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Pittsfield Man Sentenced to Prison for Domestic Violence

Dominic Simonetta, 49, pled guilty to single counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, witness intimidation, assault with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a household member, and two counts of threat to commit a crime.

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Arrest Made in Greylock Federal Robbery

Police say Daniel McCutchen, 53, was identified as the person who walked into Kellog Street branch, presented a handwritten demand note for money and then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Pittsfield Police Arrest Juvenile After Shooting on First Street

Police said they responded at approximately 4 p.m. near the First Street Cumberland Farms and located a 19-year-old on Adam Street suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Pittsfield Police Seeking Greylock Federal Robber

A man reportedly passed a note to a teller demanding money shortly before 9 a.m. and then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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'Flash' Actor Charged With Stealing Neighbor's Booze

According to State Police, the theft of several bottles of alcohol was reported on May 1 by Isaac Winokur of County Road. The break-in occurred when the homeowners weren't there.

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Blowtorch Ignites Exterior of Pittsfield Home

Firefighters responded to a reported structure fire at 125 Second St. at about 5:30 p.m. and found smoke and a blaze coming from the front of the single-family home.

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Pittsfield Walmart Reopens After Coolant Leak

The Walmart store at Berkshire Crossing was closed for hours Monday morning for a coolant leak.

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