“Violent” Year in Springfield Marks All-Time High of 31 Homicides

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The year 2023 marked the highest number of homicides in the city’s recent history, with a total of 31 by December 4th. The violence began on New Year’s Day when Justino Bigio, 37, was shot and killed during a domestic dispute. Throughout the year, the city saw a surge in gun violence, … Read more