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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, is being paid more than $70 million for defecting from the same job at investment bank Morgan Stanley. The lucrative pay package disclosed in a Thursday regulatory filing… Read more

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By The Associated Press 7:30 P.M. The Fire Department of New York says four people are in critical condition among a dozen injured in an explosion, building collapse and fire in Manhattan’s East Village. Officials initially said three… Read more

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In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo an Airbus 320 of Germanwings is parked at the airport as their pilots went on strike in Duesseldorf, Germany. A Germanwings Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — An ABC40 traffic alert: your commute may be a little more tricky starting on Monday. A section of Allen Street at Sumner Avenue will be closed in Springfield. It’s all part of a million dollar plan to improve… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Spring is right around the corner and with spring flowers comes allergy season. Many people already feeling the congestion especially with the large amount of moisture in the air. Spring may not have been early this year, but… Read more

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A 54-year-old man is out on personal recognizance tonight, accused of making sexual advances toward a 10-year-old girl. Alfred Marotte was in Westfield District Court yesterday. He faces a few charges, among them… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A Lawrence financial and legal services firm and its owner accused of preying on vulnerable customers during the foreclosure crisis have been ordered by a judge to pay Massachusetts more than $1.9 million. Attorney General Maura… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — An ABC40 follow-up to a story we brought you yesterday. Eversource is responding to Carole Nelson, the daycare provider who received an electric bill for nearly $5,000. The company says they are following up… Read more

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Courtesy: MGN Online NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Investors were pushing Yahoo to use some of the proceeds from the… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s an ABC40 follow-up to a story we brought you earlier this week. It’s good news for residents of MacArthur Terrace in Chicopee. New hot water boilers have been installed at the apartment complex, and all… Read more

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(WGGB) — A wobbly chair and spinach that may not be as healthy as you think top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 26. Linon Home Décor Products recalls foldable wood patio chairs due to fall hazard. The chair can unexpectedly tip… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — People in Springfield are on edge. Less than three months into 2015, eight people have already been murdered in the city. Kenneth Lopez, 18, is the latest victim. His body found outside of a home on Dwight Street… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of “Downton Abbey” say the upcoming sixth season of this popular drama will be its last. Executive producer Gareth Neame said its creators “wanted to close the door of ‘Downton… Read more

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(Photo: FBI via AP) by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have examined models of the pressure cooker bombs used in the 2013 deadly attacks. FBI bomb expert… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ pension board is planning to use its shareholder muscle to press companies to include more women and racial minorities on their corporate boards. The Pension Reserves Investment Management Board voted unanimously… Read more