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Archive for May, 2012
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BOSTON (AP) Max Scherzer pitched into the seventh inning, Delmon Young homered and the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Thursday night to avoid a four-game series sweep. Scherzer (5-3) retired nine consecutive batters before Nick… Read more

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Springfield, Mass. (WGGB) –  It’s something the Springfield Roman Catholic Diocese hasn’t seen in nearly three decades. This Saturday 6 men will be ordained to the priesthood. That’s the largest class in 29 years. Priests’ numbers in the… Read more

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Feeding Hills, Mass. (WGGB) – Last week we told you rental apartments in the area are filling up faster than usual because people aren’t buying homes. But new numbers say homes sales are actually up across the country. One realtor in our… Read more

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Our top moments of the week: 11. Coming Up Short Award: Everyone’s got a gimmick on America’s Got Talent. For one diminutive impersonator, that means dressing up as one of the judges’ husbands and singing a song that was written about her! Thus,… Read more

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Justin Bieber suffered a concussion Thursday after he ran into a glass wall during a concert in Paris, TMZ reports. The 18-year-old pop singer had been performing but then went backstage in between songs and hit the wall. Bieber told the site that… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Greenish yellow pollen continues to cover pretty much everything around the state. The powdery mess is a pain for people trying to keep their cars clean. “I usually wash my car once a week.  I’m now… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)- By now you’ve heard of the brutal attack in Miami where a man suspected to be using a drug “bath salts”  chewed the face of another man.   But is that a drug that’s made it’s way to Western Massachusetts? Baxter… Read more

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FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2012, file photo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks to the press after prayer services at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. The Archdiocese of Milwaukee confirmed Wednesday, May 30, 2012, that it had a policy to pay… Read more

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The cast of Jersey Shore or the Real Housewives franchise may seem too over-the-top to be real, but these outrageous characters are precisely why we watch. As Game of Thrones approaches its second season finale Sunday (9/8c, HBO), the cast reflects… Read more

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Common Law odd couple cops Wes (Warren Kole) and Travis (Michael Ealy) are about to go undercover as officers of a different kind of law — the laws governing the heart. On Friday’s episode (10/9c on USA), the duo is tasked with… Read More… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that will expand benefits and services to Massachusetts veterans and their families. State lawmakers, Attorney General Martha Coakley, veterans and families of soldiers who were killed in the… Read more

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys is asking an appeals court to delay the proceedings against him. Jerry Sandusky’s attorney Karl Rominger filed a petition for review and… Read more

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JOPPATOWNE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say in court documents that a Maryland man has admitted to eating another man’s heart and part of his brain. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old college student Alexander Kinyua has been… Read more

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Various size cups and sugar cubes are displayed at a news conference at New York’s City Hall, Thursday, May 31, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city’s… Read more

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“The season is definitely heading towards a wedding with Jane and somebody.” That’s right, Drop Dead Diva’s former model-turned-lawyer — in another body, natch — may soon be walking down the aisle, according to creator Josh Berman, who… Read more