Coverage of Hampden County, Massachusetts.

Police cruisers in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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In our look at the week's news, the investigation of a 2015 fight outside a Springfield, Massachusetts, bar that involved off-duty police officers keeps evolving. 

The vacant Elm Street block in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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MGM says it's "fully committed" to help redevelop a long-vacant building on Court Square in Springfield, Massachusetts. 

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Council President Justin Hurst, at podium, speaks at a press conference with other city councilors.
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The City Council president in Springfield, Massachusetts, is taking the Hampden County district attorney to task for his handling of an assault case involving 14 current and former Springfield police officers.

Duende Winds performs at Hampshire College at a Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares concert in December 2018.
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Nearly seven years ago, jazz concert producer Glenn Siegel found he was saying “no” more than he wanted to say “yes.” He said that’s because more great musicians wanted to perform in the Pioneer Valley than there were venues. So he hatched an idea.

Springfield police headquarters.
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A Massachusetts grand jury has indicted 14 Springfield police officers in connection with an off-duty assault outside a city bar.