Friday, December 6 2013 9:45 PM EST2013-12-07 02:45:13 GMT
Auburn University head football coach Gus Malzahn has agreed to a new, longer contract that includes a raise. The university announced Friday that it had "torn up" the five-year contract that MalzahnMore >>
Auburn University head football coach Gus Malzahn has agreed to a new, longer contract that includes a raise.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 7:56 PM EST2013-12-07 00:56:41 GMT
WSFA 12 News reporter Hannah Lane is on the scene of a shooting in Houston County at this hour. Details are limited, but Sheriff Andy Hughes says the person is believed to have been shot in the chest.TheMore >>
The manhunt is over for a teenager suspected of shooting a man during a burglary Thursday. More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 7:11 PM EST2013-12-07 00:11:53 GMT
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says Obamacare is hurting the state's economy. Bentley said Friday the Affordable Care Act has been a drain on the economy since it passed. "It's really a confusing situationMore >>
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says Obamacare is hurting the state's economy.More >>
AMHERST, MA (WSHM) -
A state crime lab chemist has been arrested.
Attorney General Martha Coakley's office said Sonja Farak, 35, of Northampton is charged with two counts of tampering with evidence, one count of possession of a Class A substance and one count of possession of a Class B substance.
Farak is a chemist at the Amherst Drug Laboratory, which the state said is used to store and analyze alleged controlled substances that have been seized by local and state authorities.
Members of the lab contacted the state police this past Friday when they noticed a discrepancy in their inventory.
They allege that, in one instance, Farak removed cocaine from a case, replacing it with a substance that no longer tested positive for the drug.
Farak will be arraigned Tuesday morning in Eastern Hampshire District Court.
Coakley's office says the investigation is ongoing.
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Friday, December 6 2013 4:04 PM EST2013-12-06 21:04:18 GMT
A power outage is causing a traffic nightmare in West Springfield. A portion of traffic lights along Riverdale Street otherwise known as Route 5 are out. The affected area is from Morgan Road to BrushMore >>
Friday, December 6 2013 1:28 AM EST2013-12-06 06:28:26 GMT
A second case of disturbing animal abuse has been discovered involving a puppy's mouth tied shut. A man found a puppy in a box with filthy blankets in Kane Park in Gresham at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The puppyMore >>
A second case of disturbing animal abuse has been discovered involving a puppy's mouth being tied shut.More >>
Tuesday, December 3 2013 4:08 PM EST2013-12-03 21:08:19 GMT
A Pathfinder Regional Technical High School teacher was in court on Tuesday facing accusations of sexual harassment on a student. Joseph Baldyga, 27, of Palmer, sat in an Eastern Hampshire District CourtroomMore >>
A Pathfinder Regional Technical High School teacher was in court on Tuesday facing accusations of sexual harassment on a student.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 4:37 PM EST2013-12-05 21:37:48 GMT
(CNN) -Two million Facebook, G-mail and Twitter passwords were stolen as part of a massive computer hack. Researchers at cyber-security firm Trustwave say the data breach was the result of malware installedMore >>
Two million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords were stolen as part of a massive computer hack.More >>