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North Adams Fire Quickly Extinguishes Walker Street Blaze

The call came in just before 9 a.m., and Meranti said police were first to arrive at 100 Walker St. and confirmed it was a structure fire. Lt. Brent Lefebvre was on scene soon after with Engine 1.

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Berkshire Grand Jury Indicts Former Olympian of Indecent Assault

A former Olympian has been indicted on 12 counts of indecent assault and battery alleged to have occurred in Becket and dating back 50 years.

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Authorities Investigating Bomb Threat at Bard College at Simon's Rock

Bard College at Simon's Rock was on lockdown Thursday after an anonymous bomb threat was emailed to the campus. The all-clear was given at 1:30 p.m. after the grounds were searched by local first responders and the state police bomb squad.

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Cause of Jacob's Pillow Fire Officially 'Undetermined'

The destruction caused by the fire at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival last fall was so severe the cause cannot be determined. Officials pointed to failures with the alarm and sprinkler system as factors in the fire damage.

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North Adams Firefighters Battle Blaze, Nonworking Hydrants

The first two trucks on scene shortly before 6 a.m. could not use the hydrant across the street from 47 Veazie and were forced to run hundreds of feet of hose down to River Street and, on the other side, down School Street trying to find working hydrants before they could even attack the blaze.

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Four Pittsfield Firefighters Graduate from State Academy

Chris Deinlein, Matthew Healey, Josh Kelly and Nick Manns were among the 11 graduates from Springfield. A total of 41 were graduated from the academy's three campuses.

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North Adams Man Arrested in Capitol Riot

Brian McCreary, 33, of North Adams was arrested near Springfield on Thursday by agents from the FBI's Boston bureau.

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Massachusetts Men Facing Charges in Double Rollover

The rollovers happened at about 11 p.m. near Lincoln Road on the Stamford flats. The conditions were clear and dry and the temperature about a degree below zero.

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Greylock Valley Apartments Fire Leaves Several Families Homeless

The fire mostly damaged one block on Greylock Avenue, and the fire is believed to be cooking related.

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Three Arrested In Great Barrington Drug Investigation

A large amount of cash and a substance believed to be mostly fentanyl were seized. Field analysis suggests it is trafficking weight.

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Multiple Departments Extinguish Richmond Structure Fire

According to scanner reports, the occupant of the 51 Church Lane home near Town Hall was able to exit the building. Smoke could be seen from the second story of the home described as a "cottage."

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Pittsfield Police Arrest Suspect in Pittsfield-Lenox Robbery Spree

The suspect reportedly threatened that he was in possession of a weapon but did not display one when he demanded cash from the businesses.

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Pownal Man Charged With Murder in Bennington Attack

Police have taken a suspect into custody in the homicide and recovered a weapon believed to be used in the attack. Neither the victim or suspect's have been released by authorities.

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Update: Sheffield Fatal Fire Accidental

Wednesday morning around 5:49 a.m, multiple neighbors called 911 and reported a structure fire at 1715 Hewins St. Multiple agencies responded minutes later to find the home fully engulfed in flames.

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Discharged Weapon Incident

On Thursday, Jan. 14 at approximately 7:45pm, Pittsfield Police Department personnel responded to the area of Onota Street for a ShotSpotter activation indicating multiple rounds.

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Three Car Accident On South Street.

On Saturday, Jan. 9 around 3:12 pm Pittsfield Police Department, Pittsfield Fire Department and County Ambulance responded to the intersection of South Street and South Mountain Road for a report of a vehicle accident with unknown injuries.

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Pittsfield Man Arrested After Riot in U.S. Capitol

David Ross, 33, was recorded in the Metropolitan Police Department's listing for "Unrest-Related Arrest Data" on Wednesday, Jan. 6. He was the only Massachusetts resident charged at that time but his hometown was not provided.

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Great Barrington Structure Fire Destroys Family Residence

The first-arriving Great Barrington units found a large 7,500-square-foot single-family log cabin with fire rapidly spreading from the basement to the attic on the west side of the dwelling.

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Williamstown Firefighters Extinguish Third Blaze in Two Days

No one was injured in a three-alarm fire on Hoxsey Street on Wednesday afternoon, the third fire in town in two days.

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Williamstown Police Investigating Assault on Paramedic

In a statement released late Monday night, EMS Chief John Meaney Jr. said the paramedica was "physically assaulted in the back of the ambulance while providing care to a patient."

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Historic Cheshire Home Damaged by Fire

Fire Chief Thomas Francesconi said the two youth were walking from the Shell station on Route 8 on Monday evening when they noticed flickering lights and then flames in a downstairs room at 120 North St.

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Great Barrington Police Get Traffic Enforcement Grant

Funding will cover five traffic enforcement campaigns in December, May and April and two next summer. Emphasis will be on impaired driving, distracted driving and speeding.

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Pittsfield Fire Victim Flown to Mass General With Severe Burns

A city man is in critical condition after being rescued by firefighters from a burning second-floor apartment on Monday.

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Update: Jacob's Pillow Theater Fire Cause Still Undetermined

Images posted on Twitter and Facebook show the structure completely destroyed. The state fire marshal's office is reportedly aiding in the investigation.

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Great Barrington Police Make Arrest After Mugging

According to a press release sent out Monday, investigators charged Shane Adams, age 21, of Pine City, N.Y., with Unarmed Robbery and Assault and Battery on a disabled person.

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