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Four arrested by State Police for narcotics and firearm in Northampton
State Police in Northampton conducted a motor vehicle stop on June 6 around 8:30 p.m. after a Honda CRV was observed continuing straight through a left turn only intersection on Damon Road.
2 Bodies Found In Springfield Apartment
Officers were called to the 200 block of Union Street just after midnight on Wednesday, June 7, when someone discovered the corpses, a Springfield police spokesperson said in a tweet. Police have released few details of the find or what may have caused the deaths. Though, officials did call it...
PVTA bus crashes into pole near Bay Street apartments in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A Pioneer Valley Transit Authority bus was involved in an accident on Wednesday evening. When Western Mass News crews arrived on scene, we saw it happened near the Bay Street apartments in Springfield. According to Springfield Fire Capt. Drew Piemonte, the bus bumped a pole and...
This Is the City in Massachusetts With the Most People on Food Stamps
The Biden Administration and House Republicans recently reached a bi-partisan deal to raise the debt ceiling. To reach the compromise, and keep the United States from a catastrophic debt default, the White House agreed to a series of spending cuts to social safety net programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps. (Here is a look at the American presidents who added the most to the national debt.) SNAP is a federal program designed to help needy families and households afford food. The...
Springfield police seek help identifying larceny suspect
The Springfield Police Detective Bureau is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in larceny.
How bad is breathing in wildfire smoke coming from Canada
The air quality alert that we have been dealing with for much of this week has once again been extended through Wednesday as dangerous levels of smoke from wildfires in Canada continue to make it uncomfortable outside.
Here’s how to prevent wildfire smoke from coming into your home, cars
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Whether you are at home or in the car, you want to make sure the smoke particles in the air stay outside and away from you. Hundreds of wildfires, burning in Canada, filling the skies with dangerous smoke across the region and western Mass. “This is...
Woman arrested in Springfield after shotgun found in suspicious vehicle
The Springfield Police Department seized a loaded shotgun near the intersection of Walnut and King Streets on Tuesday.
Connecticut Man Sentenced to Nearly 8 Years in Prison for Trafficking Cocaine While on Supervised Release
SUFFIELD, Conn. - Vanessa Roberts Avery, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, has made an official announcement regarding the sentencing of Sergio Horta-Molina, aged 47 and resident of Suffield. U.S. District Judge Kari A. Dooley in Bridgeport has sentenced him to 94 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release. He was charged with the offense of cocaine trafficking and violating the conditions of his previous supervised release from a narcotics trafficking conviction.
Here’s where the Molly Bish case stands 20 years after her body was found
Frank Sumner Sr. is still a person of interest in the case. Twenty years after 16-year-old Molly Bish’s body was found, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early appears optimistic about solving her murder. “Our State Police Detectives, prosecutors and victim witness advocates remain dedicated to solving this case and...
Resident calls for the resignation of Easthampton mayor following controversial superintendent search
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The fallout between the Easthampton School Committee and the community continues amidst the controversial superintendent search. Now, some members of the community are calling for yet another city leader’s resignation. Easthampton resident Cathy Wauczinski said she and others are upset with Mayor Nicole LaChappelle’s participation...
Amherst Air Quality Update
Air quality in the area is unhealty for sensitive groups due to smoke from wildfires in Quebec. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, children and teens – take any of these steps to reduce your exposure:. Choose less strenuous activities (like walking instead of running) so you...
Bounce! Springfield closes its doors for good
A popular indoor trampoline park in Springfield has shut its doors for good.
At Springfield Gardens, Way Finders withholds housing voucher payments hoping to force repairs
SPRINGFIELD — Tairah King says she has a waterfall in the bathroom of her apartment in the Springfield Gardens-owned building at 103 Belmont Ave. “Every time the people shower upstairs, or do whatever they are doing, the water comes down,” she said Wednesday. There is a list of...
Suspicious vehicle leads to arrest at Shell station in Chicopee
A Springfield man was arrested on Monday after trying to sell marijuana in the parking lot of a Shell gas station in Chicopee.
Family Wants Proper Goodbye For Late West Springfield Single Mom
Tara Terenzi died unexpectedly on May 29, her son Logan said in a GoFundMe for her. He noted that she'd sacrificed for him while suffering from medical issues that left her unemployed late in life, and he wanted to give back for her hard work. According to her obituary, Tara...
Events in Downtown Springfield this weekend attracting thousands
There will be a lot of visitors coming to Downtown Springfield this weekend for a triathlon, a concert, a show, and more.
MISSING: Police looking for Westfield woman who was last heard from in May
The Westfield Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing 33-year-old woman.
LEGO artists from western Massachusetts at Springfield Brick Convention
Local LEGO artists from western Massachusetts will be displaying their LEGO creations at the Springfield Brick Convention.
Smoky air continues, Springfield issuing its own advisory
The city of Springfield issued its own advisory, due to the air quality alert issued by the National Weather Service the past couple of days.
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