- 2 brothers arrested in fatal Springfield shooting Updated: Jul-01-15 5:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Two brothers have been arrested in connection with a double shooting in Springfield that left one man dead and another in the hospital with gunshot wounds.
- Springfield man pleads guilty in double motorcycle fatal Updated: Jun-30-15 8:40 pm
NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts - A judge has delayed sentencing for a Springfield man who pleaded guilty in the deaths of father and daughter whose motorcycle he struck while driving high on heroin.
- Connecticut tribes see advantage with MGM casino delay Updated: Jun-27-15 11:56 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's two tribes are predicting their plans for a satellite casino along the state's border with Massachusetts will benefit from MGM's recent request to delay the opening of its plan planned resort in Springfield for a year.
- 2 men stabbed at Springfield house party early Saturday Updated: Jun-27-15 10:16 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Police say two men have been stabbed at a house party in Springfield overnight.
- Bathroom ceiling fire displaces 7, causes $40,000 in damage Updated: Jun-26-15 4:43 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - An electrical fire has displaced seven Springfield people from a two-family apartment building.
- MGM asks to delay opening Massachusetts casino by a year Updated: Jun-25-15 4:38 pm
BOSTON - MGM wants to delay the opening of its planned resort casino in western Massachusetts by a year because of a major highway project taking place nearby.
- 2 convicted of second-degree murder for Holyoke shooting Updated: Jun-24-15 6:55 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Two men have been found guilty of second-degree murder for a shooting in Holyoke two years ago that prosecutors described as a gang hit.
- Bill Cosby's lawyers ask judge to toss out defamation suit Updated: Jun-22-15 3:52 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A federal judge should throw out a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby filed by three women accusing him of decades-old sex crimes because the remarks were personal opinions protected under the U.S. Constitution, his lawyers said Monday.
- Western Massachusetts hopes to get 2024 Olympics venues Updated: Jun-21-15 12:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Western Massachusetts economic development officials are hoping for Olympics venues if Boston becomes host for the 2024 games.
- Springfield renaming street to honor retired chief justice Updated: Jun-21-15 11:10 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Retired Massachusetts Chief Justice Roderick Ireland is being honored by his hometown of Springfield with a street named in his honor.
- Police: Man struck and killed by minivan in Springfield Updated: Jun-20-15 12:34 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - State police say a man has been struck and killed on Route 291 West in Springfield.
- New school to rise on site of former Springfield school Updated: Jun-19-15 12:10 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A new Roman Catholic school will soon rise on the site of a Springfield school building that closed after it was severely damaged by a tornado four years ago.
- Police dog finds teen hiding in shed on Massachusetts island Updated: Jun-12-15 4:37 am
NANTUCKET, Massachusetts - Police say a police dog has found a missing 15-year-old boy who was hiding in a shed on a Massachusetts island.
- Family of stabbing victim suing police, city for $10 million Updated: Jun-10-15 11:42 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - The family of a Chicopee woman who was fatally stabbed has sued the city, police department, former chief and several officers over the unauthorized distribution of graphic cellphone photos of the 20-year-old victim's body.
- Massachusetts leaders announce release of crime-fighting app Updated: Jun-10-15 4:53 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Following 12 Springfield slayings this year, police and clergy from churches in western Massachusetts are encouraging residents to download a free crime-fighting application for mobile devices.
- Ex-Massachusetts chief convicted of extortion Updated: Jun-09-15 12:25 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A former Massachusetts police chief who had been charged with embezzling a department-run charity that buys Christmas gifts for underprivileged children and extorting a $4,000 donation to the fund has been acquitted of all but one of the charges he faced.
- Police investigating fatal Springfield shooting Updated: Jun-08-15 6:31 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Springfield police say a man riding in a car has been shot to death.
- Fire set to American flag, port-a-potties deemed arson Updated: Jun-08-15 3:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Fire officials are investigating a blaze set to an American flag, two port-a-potties and parts of a wooden guard rail in Springfield.
- Child pushed out of car during police chase in Springfield Updated: Jun-05-15 8:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Police in western Massachusetts say a robbery suspect being chased by police slowed down and pushed his 8-year-old daughter out of the car before being caught during a foot pursuit.
- Baystate Medical Center Medical cutting jobs, hours Updated: Jun-05-15 6:43 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - The parent company of Springfield's Baystate Medical Center is laying off of 24 employees, decreasing hours for 17, and leaving 45 positions unfilled to help close a $22 million budget shortfall.
- State announces new director for Holyoke school system Updated: Jun-01-15 1:56 pm
HOLYOKE, Massachusetts - A struggling western Massachusetts school system is getting a new state-appointed leader.