Sunday, September 14 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-09-15 01:40:44 GMT
With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,...More >>
A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday.More >>
Sunday, September 14 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:10:40 GMT
White House speculation in overdrive, Hillary Rodham Clinton returns to Iowa to pay tribute to the state's retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign.More >>
Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an...More >>
Sunday, September 14 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:10:46 GMT
Adrian Peterson did not accompany the Minnesota Vikings to the stadium on Sunday for the game against the New England Patriots. The star running back is keeping his distance in the wake of child abuse charges that...More >>
The face of the franchise was nowhere to be found as the Minnesota Vikings flailed away against the New England Patriots on Sunday, and it's not clear when, if ever, Adrian Peterson will rejoin them.More >>
Sunday, September 14 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-14 22:50:57 GMT
Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.More >>
With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything.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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Sunday, September 14 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-09-14 17:38:57 GMT
Throngs of people lined Springfield's Main Street for Sunday's Puerto Rican parade to show their pride in their heritage. The parade started in the city's North End on Main Street and Wason Street, andMore >>
Throngs of people lined Springfield's Main Street for Sunday's Puerto Rican parade to show their pride in their heritage. More >>
Friday, September 12 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:31:35 GMT
Marissa L. Jackson, 26, of Amherst, went missing Friday night. (Amherst Police Department)
Officials from the Northwestern District Attorney's office said there is no foul play suspected in the death of an Amherst woman whose body was discovered Tuesday.More >>
In a statement released to CBS 3 on Friday, officials from the Northwestern District Attorney's office said there is no foul play suspected in the death of an Amherst woman whose body was discovered Tuesday.More >>
Friday, September 12 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-09-12 21:21:40 GMT
Chicopee police detective Michael Gendron has been suspended from his position after allegedly having sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl. Gendron and the minor's parents appeared in Chicopee DistrictMore >>
Chicopee police detective Michael Gendron has been suspended from his position after allegedly having sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl.More >>