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Archive for December, 2011

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine police investigating the disappearance of a 20-month-old girl from her father’s home two weeks ago say they now believe foul play was involved. Waterville police Chief Joseph Massey announced Friday night the case… Read more

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HAMPDEN COUNTY, Mass. (WGGB) —  The Massachusetts State Police will be adding more patrols this holiday weekend to catch drunk drivers and prevent accidents.  They’re urging drivers to plan ahead. “If you are gonna go out and attend a party… Read more

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Bridesmaids’ breakout star Chris O’Dowd proposed to his girlfriend Dawn Porter. “I’m so bored of all this happiness and sex. I’m getting married. #engaged,” O’Dowd tweeted. See other celebs who’ve gotten engaged this year Read More > Other… Read more

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WILBRAHAM, Mass (WGGB) — Just in case you haven’t noticed the boys basketball team at Minnechaug high school is winning again. A 1-19 season in 2010 was most unfortunate.  But the same group of players are back.  A year older, a year wiser,… Read more

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Etta James’ manager says the terminally ill blues singer is breathing on her own after being taken off a respirator. Lupe De Leon says Friday that the change in her condition is great news and that the… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — For many of us the New Years Eve holiday means celebrating with family and friends. That includes of course great food and some much deserved holiday cheer.  And perhaps this year you might be looking for a… Read more

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A funeral service will be held in New York next week for three girls killed with their grandparents in a Christmas morning house fire in Connecticut. Dominic Carella, vice president of the Frank Campbell… Read more

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PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters from departments across the state and nation lined the route to a Peabody church for the funeral of a city firefighter who died battling a fire just before Christmas. Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt…. Read more

by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) –  A western Massachusetts florist charged with breaking into a newspaper editor’s home on Christmas night with a police officer’s stolen gun has agreed to be held without… Read more

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Russell Brand has filed for divorce from Katy Perry. “Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage. I’ll always adore her and I know we’ll remain friends,” Brand said in a statement. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Russell BrandKaty… Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — A politically connected financial firm and its founder have pleaded guilty to taking part in fraud and bid-rigging conspiracies related to the municipal bond business. The Justice Department said CDR Financial… Read more

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FILE- In this Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 file photo, actress Zooey Deschanel, right, and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt arrive at the Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards in Los Angeles. Deschanel and Gordon-Levitt are curious about your New Year’s… Read more

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that dangerous scientific information could fall into the wrong hands after U.S. government-funded researchers engineered a form of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus more easily… Read more

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A Los Angeles Fire Department engine arrives at a fire in the Laurel Canyon section of Los Angeles on Friday Dec.30,2011. An arsonist torched car after car early Friday, sending firefighters scrambling to put out more than a dozen blazes in… Read more

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts public health officials say Barnstable County man appears to be the first human to contract rabies in the state in 75 years. The man, believed to be in his 60s, is in critical condition at a hospital. His name and… Read more