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Archive for May, 2013
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NEW YORK — CC Sabathia’s fastball returned to the New York Yankees along with Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis. Throwing at up to 94 mph after two months of decreased velocity, Sabathia matched his season high with 10 strikeouts while pitching… Read more

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HUNTINGTON, Mass. (WGGB) — The search is over for a swimmer who went missing in the Westfield River. State Police say the 30-year-old woman was located alive in a car in town. The woman went missing around 5:30 p.m. Friday.  The State Police… Read more

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A tornado touches down near El Reno, Okla., Friday, May 31, 2013, causing damage to structures and injuring travelers on Interstate 40. I-40 has been closed after severe weather rolled through the area. (AP Photo, The Omaha World-Herald,… Read more

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AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) — People will be hitting the water as the hot weather continues into the weekend. They are being encouraged to avoid cooling off in rivers because of the potentially dangerous flows. “When you are dealing with rivers… Read more

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Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s medical examiner’s office says a tornado outbreak in the Oklahoma City suburbs killed five people. A number of tornadoes touched down west and southeast of Oklahoma City during the Friday… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Comedian Dane Cook is coming under fire for his decision not to let organizers stream or televise his set at a benefit concert for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Cook tweeted a brief apology early Friday, saying he didn’t… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — City officials from Springfield and West Springfield are working together to develop a plan for a casino coming to the area. MGM has proposed a casino for downtown Springfield and Hard Rock has proposed one for The… Read more

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mass. (WGGB) — People are being encouraged to avoid swimming or tubing in the Deerfield River. Brookfield Renewable Energy Group, which runs hydropower facilities on the river, issued a news release discouraging recreation… Read more

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A wall cloud forms near Interstate 35 and Purcell, Okla. on Thursday, May 30, 2013. At least two tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and another hit Arkansas on Thursday as a powerful storm system moved through the middle of the country. At… Read more

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — One of the two brothers who lost their right legs in the Boston Marathon bombing has been released from the hospital. And J.P. Norden said Friday that he’s looking forward to “a new life, a better life”… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Springfield College is hosting the Relay for Life this weekend. More than 2,000 people are taking part in the walk. It’s all to raise money for breast cancer research. “We’re hoping to spread cancer awareness and… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — Forty classic cars were on display Friday night at the Wistariahurst Museum. The event was hosted by the museum and the Holyoke Parks and Recreation Dept. “Really it’s to kick the summer off with a fun, free, family… Read more

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Google Inc. to comply with FBI warrantless demands for customer data. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston on Tuesday rejected Google’s argument that the so-called National… Read more

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Yanira Maldonado, 42, left, accompanied by her husband, Gary, center, speaks to an official after being released from a prison on the outskirts of Nogales, Mexico late Thursday, May 30, 2013. Maldonado, jailed in Mexico on a drug-smuggling… Read more

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Would you pledge your allegiance to House Stark or House Lannister? Not everyone can be born to a noble house, and therefore Game of Thrones bannermen (and we peon-like fans) must align with the bigger, more powerful players. And while the… Read more