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Authorities Identify Pittsfield Murder Victim
Staff Reports,
05:18PM / Tuesday, January 22, 2019
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Authorities released the name of the victim in Sunday morning's homicide on Edward Avenue.   According to the District Attorney's Office, 18-year-old Jaden Salois, of Dalton, was pronounced dead on the scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide.    Police had responded to Edward Avenue at 2:13 a.m. Sunday morning for a reported shooting and found the teenager. Salois died from a gunshot to the torso, according to preliminary autopsy results.    The investigation is still ongoing and Police are asking anyone with information about it to contact the detective bureau at

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Pittsfield Firefighters Put Out Chimney Fire
Staff Reports,
03:15PM / Tuesday, January 22, 2019
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters extinguished a chimney fire on East Housatonic Street Monday evening.   According to the Fire Department, a passerby had noticed embers being discharged from a chimney at 91 East Housatonic Street. There was an active fire in the chimney and firefighters spent more than an hour extinguishing the blaze and removing the contents.    The Fire Department is reminding homeowners to clean the chimney and liner on a consistent basis and thanked the passerby who reported the fire.

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Woman Arrested In Pittsfield Stabbing
Staff Reports,
04:11PM / Monday, January 21, 2019
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A 27-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a 34-year-old man on Madison Avenue.   Police say Nakesha Peltier-Tarrance is being charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and is currently being held on $10,000 bail related to the incident Monday morning.    Police say officers were dispatched to the area of Madison Avenue and Seymour Street at 10:42 a.m. for a reported disturbance and stabbing. On arrival, officers encountered Peltier-Tarrance and the victim, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds to the upper chest.    Officers administered first aid and the man was

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Murder On Edward Avenue
Staff Reports,
10:00AM / Sunday, January 20, 2019
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are investigating a homicide on Edward Avenue.   Authorities were called to the location shortly after 2 a.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a man was found with a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene.    The victim's name is currently being withheld by Police. Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact the Police Department at 413-448-9705, through the drug tips hotline at 413-448-9708, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).

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Pickup Truck Collides With Trestle Foundation in North Adams
Staff Reports,
08:25PM / Friday, January 18, 2019
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A driver is facing charges after smashing head-on into the train trestle foundation on Church Street.    The accident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. on Friday and initially was reported as happening on Ashland Street.    The gray Dodge Dakota pickup was headed south on Church Street when it veered across the northbound lane to strike the corner of the massive stone block foundation. The truck incurred significant front-end damage.    Police say speed appeared to be a factor and that the driver would be facing charges. The driver was treated at the scene by Northern Berkshire EMS but not

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