A courthouse in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Berkshire District Attorney's Office / Facebook

The Berkshire County District Attorney's office is introducing a new approach to domestic and sexual assault cases. 

Updated at 4:35 p.m. ET

White House lawyers communicated with the Treasury Department about how to handle House Democrats' request for President Trump's tax returns even before they made it, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday.

Former Mass. AG Coakley Joins E-Cigarette Company JUUL

Apr 3, 2019

Former state Attorney General Martha Coakley is becoming an official employee of the electronic cigarette company Juul.

Coakley has been a partner at the law firm Foley Hoag, where she consulted for Juul.

Now the company says the former AG will work on a government affairs team, focusing on educating people on what Juul is doing to fight underage usage.

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. 

Berkshire DA To Investigate 'Billboard' Cases

Mar 25, 2019
A billboard placed on Route 7 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Heather Bellow / The Berkshire Eagle

The Berkshire County District Attorney's office said Monday it's investigating sexual abuse allegations prosecutors learned about as a result of two billboards that went up in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.