CRIME & SAFETY
Police: 3 arrests made in connection with Springfield shooting
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – Arrests have been made in connection with a shooting that took place earlier this month in Springfield. Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of Acorn and Sycamore Streets in the afternoon of Monday, May 22. They arrived on-scene and found that two homes and three vehicles were damaged by gunfire.
Springfield teacher charged with aggravated statutory rape of middle schooler
SPRINGFIELD — A teacher at STEM Middle Academy was charged with aggravated statutory rape and related crimes for the alleged repeated assaults of a student in a closet at the school. Robert Gayle Sr. was arraigned in Springfield District Court on Tuesday after being arrested on Friday, according to...
Suspect arrested, gun seized on Bancroft Street in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield man was arrested Monday after police seized a loaded gun on Bancroft Street. Just before 1 a.m., police saw a car cross over the double-yellow lines on Main Street before turning onto Bancroft Street. The car stopped on Bancroft Street where the driver, 33-year-old...
Man wanted for attempted murder charges in Vermont arrested in Springfield
Two people were arrested in Springfield Monday evening, including one who was wanted for charges in connection with an attempted murder in Vermont last September.
3 Springfield teens arrested in shooting that left teen in critical condition
Three Springfield teenagers have been arrested in connection with a shooting that has left a teenage boy fighting for his life and in critical condition. Police said the three Springfield suspects also drove the teenager to a hospital after shooting him. On Monday, May 22, at around 3:20 p.m., Springfield...
Two Springfield men arrested for drug possession, trafficking charges
The Ludlow Police Department has arrested and charged a man with drug trafficking and possession.
Springfield man faces more firearm charges while out on bail
A Springfield man was arrested Sunday for firearm charges after a shots fired incident.
Divers locate body of missing jet skier in the CT River
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Police have located the body of a Springfield man who went missing while jet skiing on the Connecticut River over the holiday weekend. The jet skier has been identified as 51-year-old, Carlos Lopez. State Police tell Western Mass News that his body was recovered around 1...
Bus driver and monitor arrested for allegedly assaulting special needs student in Springfield
Two people were arrested in Springfield for the alleged assault of a special needs student on Friday.
Windsor Locks police searching for possibly armed man that escaped from halfway house
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. — Windsor Locks police are searching for a wanted man who is potentially armed and escaped from a halfway house on Tuesday night. Police said officers saw Bruce Michaud leaving a location in Windsor Locks and they knew he was wanted by Connecticut State Police on an Escape charge because he left his mandated halfway house. When officers tried to stop Michaud, he led them on an extended chase into Enfield, according to police.
Drunk Driver Backs Into Cop Car During Springfield Stop, Had Gun In Vehicle: Police
OUI – liquor. Possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Carrying a firearm while under the influence of alcohol. Operating a motor Vvhicle with after-market lighting. to follow Daily Voice Hampden and receive free news updates.
FBI creates tip line for street takeovers in Connecticut
People are going across state lines to take part in street takeovers in Connecticut. Crowds of people have been blocking the roads and vehicle drivers are racing and taking part in dangerous car activities.
Teen drowns in Feeding Hills swimming pool
A teenager drowned in a swimming pool in Feeding Hills on Memorial Day.
Vigil held in memory of 3 lives lost in weekend vehicle fire on Rt. 391 in Chicopee
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A grieving community has come together to honor the three individuals killed in a car fire over the weekend. Monday evening’s vigil in Springfield honors the three victims of a deadly car fire on Route 391 early Sunday morning. When Massachusetts State Police troopers arrived...
Tragic car fire claims 3 lives in Chicopee
Monday night, a community in mourning after three people were killed in a car fire on I-391 in Chicopee early Sunday Morning.
Springfield Police investigating reports of student abuse on school bus
22News has learned that an arrest warrant is pending from an ongoing investigation by the Springfield Police Department. The warrant is pertaining to reports of abuse to disabled students on a bus.
Card reader stolen from Taco Bell in Westfield
Westfield Police are asking for the public's help in identifying several people allegedly involved in a theft of a card reader at Taco Bell.
3 people killed in fiery Chicopee crash on I-391 identified by police
Two people from Springfield and one Holyoke resident who were all killed in a fiery car crash on Interstate 391 in Chicopee early Sunday morning were identified by Massachusetts State Police. Jonathan Santiago, 24, of Springfield, was identified as the driver of the car. Karylee Lopez Moret, 23, of Springfield...
(UPDATE) Body Of Missing Boater From Springfield Found In South Hadley River
UPDATE: Massachusetts State Environmental Police said they found the body of 51-year-old Carlos Lopez in the Connecticut River on Tuesday, May 30, authorities said. He had been missing since his jetski collided with a boat on Sunday. Investigators found his body near where the collision happen…
Teen drowns in swimming pool in Agawam
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A devastating drowning in a private swimming pool claimed the life of an Agawam High School student late Monday night. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the fatal drowning of a 17-year-old boy in a swimming pool at a home in town. Now, local leaders are...
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