Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:33 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:33:42 GMT
Pell City police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his sister early Wednesday morning. Around 3 a.m., a caller asked police to check on the welfare of someone in the Housing Authority apartmentsMore >>
Pell City police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his sister in a "brutal" slaying early Wednesday morning.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:15 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:15:49 GMT
A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on kidnapping charges in Texas for allegedly taking a 10-month-old baby from Birmingham. De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly was reportedly taken by a 14-year-old girl from hisMore >>
A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on kidnapping charges in Texas for allegedly taking a 10-month-old baby from Birmingham.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:40 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:40:28 GMT
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery. All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connectionMore >>
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery.
All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connection with these incidents.More >>
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution...More >>
Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the...More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:35:34 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
Birmingham Police have confirmed that missing infant De'Anthony Kelly and his abductor, Dor'Sayde Gathright were located in Dallas, Texas Tuesday night, and were taken into custody without incident. More >>
PALMER, MA (WSHM) -
A Palmer police officer was sent to the hospital after a struggle with a suspect Wednesday night. Thursday that man, Robert Kowalski, appeared before a judge.
Not guilty pleas were entered on Kowalski's behalf for a variety of charges including resisting arrest and domestic assault and battery.
An officer who isn't being identified at this time fell through an attic while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving Kowalski.
It was reported that Kowalski had choked his wife and assaulted two other women in the home.
"We sent three officers to the scene because it was reported that there were potentially three victims and there was a good deal of violence involved," said Palmer Police Chief Robert Frydryk.
When officers responded to 1287 Calkins Rd. they could not immediately locate Kowalski. A K-9 unit was called in and he was found hiding in the attic.
Police said Kowalski refused to exit the attic, which forced two officers to go inside.
"My understanding is that the suspect was actually laying across the rafters and had covered himself in some insulation so it was very difficult to detect," said Frydryk.
The officers attempted to take him into custody but he resisted - that's when both officers and Kowalski lost their footing and fell through the ceiling.
"Both officers fell through, the other officer was able to catch himself," said Frydryk.
The officer who was injured was treated for bruised ribs a separated shoulder and a wrist injury. He's on medical leave and is expected to be off the job for a couple of weeks.
"I just spoke got off the phone with him a little while ago he's very sore like the doctor said that he would be," said Frydryk.
Kowalski complained of back pain and was treated and released.
In court the Commonwealth told the judge that Kowalski has a history of domestic violence.
The judge ordered Kowalski held without the right to bail pending a mental evaluation and a dangerousness hearing that is set to take place next week.
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Monday, June 17 2013 11:54 PM EDT2013-06-18 03:54:16 GMT
Westfield Mayor Dan Knapik told CBS 3 he felt the city council is being "reckless", calling for him to trim $1.5 million off his proposed budget. Now the Westfield school district is facing the possibilityMore >>
Westfield Mayor Dan Knapik told CBS 3 he felt the City Council is being "reckless," calling for him to trim $1.5 million off his proposed budget.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 03:47:01 GMT
The City of Springfield held its tax-title auction of city properties Tuesday night. It did not go on without opposition. Dozens of protesters showed up to city hall. Some were even taken away in handcuffs. TheyMore >>
The city of Springfield held its tax-title auction of city properties Tuesday night. It did not go on without opposition.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:07:57 GMT
The West Springfield Police are requesting the public's help identifying the man who drove into a store early Tuesday morning. Police say at approximately 5:00 a.m. the male drove a van through theMore >>
The West Springfield Police are requesting the public's help identifying the man who drove into a store early Tuesday morning. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:08 PM EDT2013-06-19 03:08:23 GMT
Springfield police are searching for two male suspects involved in an armed robbery on Monrovia Street around 10:15 this evening. Police tell CBS 3 the two approached the victim and took a cell phone.More >>
Springfield police are searching for two male suspects involved in an armed robbery on Monrovia Street at about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:26 PM EDT2013-06-19 01:26:32 GMT
Some job seekers in Western Mass are turning to the casinos as a possibility to get employment. Mohegan Sun is holding a series of workshops for both people interested in jobs, and also local businessMore >>
Some job seekers in Western Mass are turning to the casinos as a possibility to get employment.More >>