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Pittsfield Police Seek Information on Sunday Night Shootings
01:41PM / Monday, July 13, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are seeking information on two shootings that took place shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday.    Both incidents caused ShotSpotter activations.   The first occurred in the parking lot of the Berkshire Peak apartment complex at 341 West St. and the second occurred minutes later near the intersection of Columbus Avenue and South John Street.   Police say shell casings were discovered at both locations and early indications are that the incidents are related. At this time it is believed that at least two individuals were shooting at one another at each location. No injuries have been reported.   Anyone who

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Pittsfield Woman Dies After Structure Fire
12:46PM / Tuesday, July 07, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A city woman died Monday night at Berkshire Medical Center after a fire in her home, according to a statement from the district attorney's office.   Pittsfield Fire Department responded to the structure fire on Chickering Street shortly after 10 p.m. Firefighters located Frances Lysonski, 74, on the second floor after what they described as an extensive search. Emergency medical services transported her to BMC, where she later died at approximately 11:20 p.m.   A city firefighter sustained non-life-threatening injuries after falling from a ladder while trying to locate the woman. EMS transported him to Berkshire Medical Center,

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Silver Lake Fatality Identified as Pittsfield Man
05:53PM / Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed the identity of the deceased man emergency personnel recovered from Silver Lake as Stephen Dus, 55, of Pittsfield.   The Pittsfield Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call 413-448-9700.                ****************************************************************************************** PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The body of a swimmer was recovered late Monday night from Silver Lake after a nearly six-hour search that involved numerous local and state

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Pittsfield Jogger Struck by SUV, Taken to Baystate
10:49PM / Thursday, June 18, 2020
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A jogger was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield on Thursday after been struck by a sport utility vehicle.    Police say Lawrence Towne, 58, of Pittsfield was running south on Valentine Road when he was struck by a northbound Honda CRV operated by Kayla Karlson, also of Pittsfield.    Karlson was not injured but police say Towne was taken first to Berkshire Medical Center and then to Baystate because of the serious nature of the injuries he sustained.    The incident occurred at about 11:51 a.m. on Thursday in the 800 block of Valentine Road. Police, fire and County Ambulance responded to the

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Two Area Residents Being Charged in Alleged Fraud Ring
By Tammy Daniels,
06:13PM / Tuesday, June 16, 2020

District Attorney Andrea Harrington announces the arrest of two people in a multistate fraud ring.

Law enforcement in Albany, N.Y., arrested Parth "Peter" Chaudhari, 23, of Adams on Wednesday afternoon without incident. Albany officials are holding Chaudhari without the right to bail on a charge of fugitive from justice, based on a warrant issued in Massachusetts for charges associated with a fraud investigation.

The State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District attorney's office and the Adams Police Department filed for an arrest warrant for Chaudhari on Wednesday.   He is alleged to be involved in a fraud ring

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