CRIME & SAFETY
West Springfield Man Found Shot To Death In Springfield Apartment ID'd
Anthony Edwards, 30, of West Springfield, was found dead inside an apartment in the 100 block of Fort Pleasant Avenue, the Hampden County District Attorney's Office said. Springfield police are searching for the shooter. Investigators ask anyone with information on the killing to contact Springfield detectives at 413-787-6355. to follow...
Springfield Teen Dies in Hospital After Dirt Bike Crash
• A teenager in Springfield died after a dirt bike crash. • The crash occurred on Plumtree Road at around 8:15 p.m. • The teenager fell off the dirt bike after hitting a curb and a DPW sign.
Belchertown man seriously injured in Route 9 crash
Belchertown Police are investigating a two-car crash on Route 9 Friday morning that left one person seriously injured.
12-year-old Berkshire Avenue shooting survivor seeks adopters for huskies
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - One of the survivors of this summer’s Berkshire Avenue murder-suicide in Springfield has one ask for dog adopters this holiday season. “You know, we’ve got a situation here where a family needs our help,” said Lori Swanson, executive director at TJO. Its a...
Crews sent to motor vehicle fire at Granby Post Office
Fire crews were sent to a motor vehicle fire at the Post Office in Granby on Sunday.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Fatal Crash, Spy Camera, Gun Arrest, High-Speed Crash, IRS Fraud Hit Springfield
This week in Springfield, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a shooting resulting in a man's death, a fatal dirt bike crash involving a teenager, the discovery of a hidden spy camera in a woman's apartment, the arrest of a man on gun charges, a high-speed car crash, and a former golf pro pleading guilty to cheating the IRS. Authorities are actively investigating these incidents and urge anyone with information to come forward.
Chicopee police investigating Friday morning shooting
CHICOPEE — Chicopee Police Department officers are investigating a shooting that took place Friday morning on Meetinghouse Road. Police responded to a call of shots fired at 1:37 a.m. on the road in the Elmer Drive neighborhood, according to police spokesperson Travis Odiorne. Odiorne said there were no victims...
Rollover accident on Wolcott Road in Southampton
The Southampton Fire Department was sent to Wolcott Road for a motor vehicle rollover on Friday.
Tractor trailer crash on Mass Pike in Blandford
A tractor-trailer crash closed two lanes on the Mass. Pike in Blandford Thursday afternoon for more than two hours.
Police Respond to Accident on Plumtree Road in Springfield, Details Limited
Witness the heavy police presence in Springfield near Plumtree Road, responding to an accident involving a dirt bike. The area is cordoned off as investigations are underway. Stay tuned for the latest developments from the scene of the crash.
Purple ribbons hung in remembrance of pedestrian accident
It has been almost a year since a pedestrian accident killed a 25-year-old woman and her dog. On Saturday her family and friends paid tribute.
Springfield Shocker, Man Shot Dead at Dawn in Forest Park Neighborhood
Earlier yesterday, gunshots shattered the peace as a man's life was violently brought to an end inside an apartment building. The Springfield Police Department relayed that the fatal incident transpired within the confines of a residential structure situated on the 100 block of Fort Pleasant Avenue, an artery lining the periphery of the Forest Park neighborhood, as reported by MassLive.
Massachusetts man dead after head-on crash in Connecticut
A 55-year-old Massachusetts man has died after a head-on crash in Willington on Tuesday morning, according to state police. Clifton Graves, of Monson, Massachusetts, was driving a 2008 Cadillac CTS north on River Road when an 18-year-old Stafford Springs man in a Chevrolet Equinox crossed over from the other side of the road and struck him head-on at 4:30 a.m., according to state police.
Crackdown on crime reinforces Holyoke’s cycle of poverty (Commentary)
Since Mayor Joshua Garcia started cracking down on crime in Holyoke, police officers have been pulling over cars and stopping pedestrians throughout poorer neighborhoods, arresting drug users, homeless people and adolescents. And while city leaders talk about arresting people who are poisoning our community, police officers more often arrest the...
Palmer Fire helps rescue cat that was stuck in culvert
The Palmer Fire Department was called to help assist Animal Control Officers with rescuing a cat that was stuck in a culvert on Gate Street on Saturday.
FBI Requests Meeting with Springfield Elections Official Following Voter Fraud Allegations
• The top elections official in Springfield, Gladys Oyola-Lopez, has revealed that the FBI has requested a meeting. • The meeting comes nearly a month after allegations of voter fraud emerged in the city's mayoral race.
Report of shots fired on Meetinghouse Road in Chicopee
The Chicopee police are conducting an investigation after reports of shots fired early Friday morning.
Massachusetts man arrested in connection with Jan. 6 breach of U.S. Capitol
A Massachusetts man was arrested for his alleged role in storming the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
A former Massachusetts golf pro with political connections accused of stealing $1M while running two municipal courses
A former golf pro in Massachusetts overseeing operations at a pair of municipal golf courses is facing trial for allegedly pulling almost $1 million from the properties. A member of the prosecuting Department of Justice team said Kevin M. Kennedy hatched a plan to dupe employees into funneling money into his personal accounts.
Officials: Monson house fire difficult to extinguish due to illegally installed solar panels
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Crews in Monson responded to a chimney fire at a home on Bradway Road Thursday night. The Monson Fire Department posted on their social media saying the fire was difficult to put out due to illegally installed solar panels on the roof which took them longer than usual to reach the chimney.