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Archive for August, 2013
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HOLYOKE (WGGB) — A motorcycle driver was arrested in Holyoke Saturday night for driving at high speeds towards police officers. Holyoke Police say Herman Gomez, 41, was arrested just before 7 p.m., after he was seen doing “wheelies” on his… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — One child is being treated for minor injuries in the hospital, after being sideswiped by a car Saturday in Springfield. Police say a 5-year-old child was riding on a scooter when he or she ran into the side of a passing car…. Read more

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This 2010 photo released by the State of Alaska Division of Community & Regional Affairs shows neighborhood housing in Adak, Alaska. Officials say a magnitude 7.0 earthquake has rocked Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, Friday, Aug…. Read more

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Trees down on home on Leyden Rd. in Greenfield GREENFIELD (WGGB) — Power is beginning to be restored in Franklin County, after powerful winds and rain from a storm caused several outages Saturday. WMECO says that power has been restored… Read more

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Aug 31, 2013 06:33 PM ET by Sadie Gennis Tim Tebow Tim Tebow’s time with the New England Patriots is over.  The team released the 2007 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback on Saturday, NFL.com reports. Never miss a… Read more

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A sign marks the entrance of the Kenneth Copeland Ministries Eagle Mountain Church, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Newark, Texas. The Texas megachurch is linked to at least 21 cases of measles and has been trying to contain the outbreak by… Read more

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(WGGB) — Senator Edward Markey agrees with President Barack Obama’s decision to confer with Congress before taking military action in Syria. “President Obama is making the right decision to call for Congressional debate on this difficult… Read more

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MADISON, Wisc. (wggb) – The UMass Minutemen lost today in their first match up of the season versus Wisconsin. By the half Wisconsin was already leading UMass 17-0. The game ended with the Minutemen behind 45-0. Their next matchup is next Saturday,… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — More than 200 protesters gathered at the nation’s oldest public park in Boston to oppose any U.S. or NATO military action in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,400 people there. The U.S. says… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) – In a statement made this afternoon President Obama confirmed he does support and is prepared to take military action against the Assad regime in Syria. He stated that the attack against Syrian civilians on August 21st… Read more

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Tim Tebow has been cut by the New England Patriots. After being let go by his third team in 18 months — and with the regular season just five days away… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) – Saturday morning volunteers from the Resurrection Center invited area residents gathered to clean up Springfield’s waterfront. It’s all part of an effort to to improve the health and beauty of the city of Springfield…. Read more

HOUSTON (AP) — Protesters nationally and globally are taking to the streets to express support for and against a possible U.S.-led attack on Syria. President Barack Obama has said that any possible attack would be limited and… Read more

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — U.N. chemical weapons inspectors are believed to have arrived in the Netherlands, where samples they collected in Syria are expected to be repackaged and sent to laboratories around Europe. The goal will be to check… Read more

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been charged with shooting and wounding a fellow student at a North Carolina high school. Police say Christopher Lamont Richardson Jr. was arrested Friday and charged with carrying a concealed… Read more