PUBLIC SAFETY

City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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Springfield, Massachusetts, city officials are considering a measure that would require businesses to get a special permit to operate late at night. 

The Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston.
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Massachusetts legislators on Beacon Hill are scheduled to vet more than 200 bills on Tuesday. 

Nearly two weeks since a Wethersfield police officer shot an 18-year-old driver after a traffic stop, the chief state’s attorney’s office released dashcam footage and surveillance video on Friday that show the incident that led to the man’s death.

For the first time, the state Department of Public Health has released to the public details about how many children at each school in the state are vaccinated.

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno addresses a press conference regarding a "physical interaction" between a police officer and student at a city middle school.
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An alleged incident between a Springfield, Massachusetts, officer assigned to a city school and a student is under investigation by the police department.

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