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UMass football fall camp: Creating turnovers, forcing mistakes the focus for linebacking corps -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Jurors hear police interview, read text messages by defendants in third UMass rape trial -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

‘Living at UMass’ app aims to make move-in weekend a breeze -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UMass rape trial halts abruptly, opening statements delivered Tuesday -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UMass football fall camp: Jamal Wilson returns from injury with confidence he is ‘main guy’ at running back -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UMass football fall camp: Freshmen Sekai Lindsay, Andy Isabella impressing at running back -

Monday, August 24, 2015

UMass ranked in top 25 for LGBTQ students -

Monday, August 24, 2015

UMass football fall camp day five: Rodney Mills looks to continue bringing versatility to tight end position -

Friday, August 21, 2015

Route 9 Diner to reopen under new ownership -

Friday, August 21, 2015

Rising UMass sophomore dies unexpectedly -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

UMass football fall camp day four: Veteran offensive line boasts chemistry, looks to improve run blocking -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A colorful UMass homecoming -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Potential nighttime and weekend parking fee at UMass tabled -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

UMass football fall camp day three: Ex-quarterbacks A.J. Doyle, Andrew Verboys continue transitions to new positions -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

UMass football fall camp day two: Defensive secondary hopes experience, added depth brings greater consistency -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

UMass football kicks off day one of fall camp Monday -

Monday, August 17, 2015

Cyr: The time to start talking football is back again -

Monday, August 17, 2015

UMass football adds series with USF, Maine to future schedules -

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Ryan Bamford announces UMass will cover cost of attendance for all scholarship student-athletes -

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

UMass students turn to crowdsourcing to pay for education expenses -

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Parties causes disturbances in Amherst

As University of Massachusetts students took to the streets for the first full weekend of the semester, several parties got out of control and had to be broken up by the Amherst police department.

Amherst Bank of America robbery suspect in custody

The downtown Amherst Bank of America was robbed Monday morning. Amherst Police arrested William W. Oldershaw after identifying him in a taxi cab matching the description of one which had fled the scene.

Legal Services wants students to know their rights in police encounters

SLSO Associate Director Corey Carvalho wants students to be better informed about their rights in dealing with authorities.

Four arrested for attempting to break into Puffton apartments on Saturday

Four men, none of whom are connected with any of the Five Colleges, were arrested Saturday after they were suspected of breaking into the local apartment complex.

UPDATED: Students back in Baker after fire

Around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, Amherst Fire Department responded to a small fire at Baker Hall.

APD discover cocaine cache in car

Over winter break, APD officers arrested 26-year-old Jyhong Chea for possession of a large amount of cocaine packaged for sale.

Student busted on drug charges

Last Thursday, Vuk N. Whallon was arrested by Amherst Police on several drug charges.

Local police accredited by state commission

The Amherst Police Department, and the University of Massachusetts Police Department were one of 33 departments in the Commonwealth to be accredited by the state commission.

Amherst Police successfully prevent break-in’s

With the holiday season approaching, past years have shown an increase in break-in’s along with the times. However, the Amherst Police Department has reported that this number has decreased thanks to the help of a new program.

Police investigating large pizza order

The Amherst Police Department’s Detective Bureau has opened an investigation into an incident which involved an order for $3,900 worth of pizza from Antonio’s Pizza.

UM student sustains critical head injuries in assault

A University of Massachusetts student sustained critical head injuries during an alleged assault at the Pufton Village Apartment complex on North Pleasant Street last Saturday.

Amherst Police Department discovers body of UMass psychology student in Rolling Green Apartments; identity of student released

Yesterday morning, the Amherst Police Department responded to the Rolling Green Apartments at approximately 9:04 a.m. and found the body of a 21-year-old male University of Massachusetts student in a four-door black sedan parked in the complex’s lot.

UMass student suspected in assault case

Timothy J. Martin, a University of Massachusetts student is suspected of assault with a deadly weapon.

APD arrest area men on drug, weapons charges

Last weekend, the Amherst Police Department arrested two area men on possession of marijuana and firearms charges, according to a Nov. 8 release from APD Lieutenant Ronald Young.

APD make arrest in serious assault case

The Amherst Police Department announced Saturday that they had made an arrest in a Sept. 12 case where a Worcester man was beaten with a baseball bat. Erik Reyes was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Amherst Police Department to host community meeting; hire advocate for abuse victims

The Amherst Police Department (APD) announced over the weekend that it will host a community meeting this Wednesday to address a spate of break-ins and issues related to student-town affairs. The community meeting will take place Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 867 North Pleasant Street.

Amherst Police Department charge 92 with crimes over weekend

The Amherst Police Department had another busy weekend, arresting and summoning to court more than 90 individuals.

Three teens arrested in motor vehicle stops

The Amherst Police Department was busy last week. Since Wednesday, Sept. 29, APD officers have arrested three teens in two separate incidents on drug trafficking charges.

Amherst PD make two drug possession arrests last week

Last Wednesday, the Amherst Police Department arrested two Springfield men on charges of possession of a Class D substance, marijuana, with intent to distribute and possession of a Class B substance, cocaine.

Amherst PD reports spate of break-ins in South Amherst

Since the start of July, the Amherst Police Department has investigated a string of 12 “separate but distinct residential breaks in the South Amherst neighborhood.” The majority of these breaks, according to the Sept. 7 release, have occurred late at night.