Scores arrested, 4 police officers injured at Massachusetts college's 'Blarney Blowout'

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: March 9, 2014 - 1:10 AM

AMHERST, Mass. — An early St. Patrick's Day celebration around the University of Massachusetts' flagship campus known as "Blarney Blowout" spun out of control Saturday as police officers in riot gear arrested more than 70 people while dispersing massive crowds, including unruly students throwing beer cans and bottles.

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