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Pedestrian Killed By Cargo Train In Pittsfield
By Andy McKeever,
11:55PM / Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A man was killed by a CSX train on Depot Street Tuesday night.

Police are mum on details but confirmed that an unidentified man was struck by what looked to be a two-car cargo train. It appears that the man was walking along the tracks around 7 p.m. when he was struck by the westbound train.

As of midnight, Depot Street was closed to through traffic while investigators were on the scene.

iBerkshires will update this information as it becomes available.

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Pittsfield Police: Robbery Related to Elm St. Incidents
12:25PM / Sunday, February 26, 2012
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pittsfield Police are reporting an armed robbery occurred on Saturday, Feb. 25, at approximately 9:55 p.m. at the Lipton Mart located on West Housatonic Street.

The suspect is a short, thin, white female who was wearing a black jacket with fur around the hood, black-hooded sweat shirt, black mask, black gloves and black pants. She carried a small black handbag and displayed a small handgun.

The suspect's vehicle was described as a slate blue smaller sport utility vehicle.

Police believe the suspect is the same person responsible for the recent Elm Street armed robberies and that she may be changing vehicles for each incident.

Anyone with information

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Superior Court Briefs: February 22 - February 23
Staff Reports,
05:47PM / Friday, February 24, 2012
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, 38, of Lenox pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of suboxone, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug laws.

Wright was released on personal recognizance pending sentencing on Feb. 29. Wright was in possession  of the drugs with the intent to sell when he was arrested on April 15, 2010. He conspired with others to sell marijuana between December 22, 2009 and April 15, 2010.
 
, 22, of North Adams pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of oxycodone with intent to distribute, possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of alprazolam with intent to

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Bianchi Calls On Residents To End Elm St. Robberies
Staff Reports,
02:12PM / Thursday, February 23, 2012
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mayor Daniel Bianchi is stepping up his neighborhood watch initiative in the wake of an outburst of armed robberies.

Bianchi issued a statement Thursday afternoon calling the string of robberies on Elm Street "concerning and completely unacceptable." He is calling on residents to contact the Police Department if they had seen or heard something that may be helpful in solving the crime.

"I'm confident that someone has information that can lead to the arrest of this criminal," the statement reads. "Any information provided to the police will be handled anonymously, if that is your choice.  Do not ever think you are bothering the

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Elm Street Robberies
Staff Reports,
04:56PM / Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are investigating another series of armed robberies on Elm Street.

According to Police, within the last three weeks, Angelina's Sub Shop, Getty Gas Station and Palmer's Variety were all robbed.

The suspect is a short, thin, white female wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black ski mask, black gloves and black pants. She carries a small black handbag and displays a small handgun. She may be driving a dark or olive green sport utility vehicle.

Anyone with information should contact the detective bureau at 413-448-9705.

There was a similar outbreak of armed robberies on Elm Street just last November. On Nov. 21, a masked person tried to enter the

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