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VATICAN CITY (WGGB/AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating Christmas Eve with a late-night Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica just days after excoriating his staff for a laundry list of sins. Many of the same cardinals, bishops and priests who received… Read more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (WGGB/AP) — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his fabled Christmas Eve flight. Technology and social media have become key to the annual… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — This week is set to be a busy travel week. However, Mother Nature is set to bring us some soaking rain – just in time for Christmas Eve. So to help answer the question that was on everyone’s mind – what would the… Read more

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CHARLTON, Mass. (WGGB) — A three vehicle crash is causing heavy delays along the westbound side of the Mass. Pike in Charlton. Mass. State Police Sgt. Tom Ryan says that the crash was reported just before 3 p.m. Tuesday and forced the right and… Read more

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  REGION (WGGB) — Shooting comes on the heels of the deaths of two N-Y-P-D officers in Brooklyn on Saturday, hours after the N-Y-P-D shootings another officer was killed in Florida, Police in West Springfield are warning residents about… Read more

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(WGGB) – A sad end to an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old NY boy, and police in Springfield investigating a bizarre crash overnight. Those stories and more are in your News on the… Read more

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — ABC40’s Honor Roll Live rolls on again, and this week, we head to the home of the Vikings – Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School in Northampton. From student groups and clubs, athletes and academic… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — For the first time in more than a year Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be in court today for a Pre-Trial hearing, A fire that broke out on South River Street last week in Enfield, The United States is… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Columbia Pictures) by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The top theater chains in North America have dropped “The Interview” after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters showing the comedy,… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Equipment is on site at Holyoke’s Essex House just less than one week after part of the former hotel collapsed, Lanes of State Street remain closed in Springfield this morning, and an alert for home owners in… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police serving an arrest warrant took a Springfield man into custody Tuesday morning on several weapons charges.  They say he grabbed a knife and assaulted them while they worked to place him under arrest. This… Read more

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(Rob Griffith, AP) By The Associated Press Some Australian social-media users are sending a message of solidarity to Muslims as the Sydney cafe siege stretches on, offering to accompany anyone who feels intimidated. Hostages were still… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Breaking News in Australia, a gunman is holding customers hostage at a cafe in Sydney, a fatal accident is under investigation in Enfield, and a vote will be held tonight on whether business owners in Springfield will see a tax… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. Once again this holiday season, the 40 Force is highlighting the best of cities and town across Western… Read more

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A section of the aging Essex House in Holyoke came crashing to the ground just before noon yesterday, Congress has avoided a Government shutdown as the house passes a trillion-dollar spending bill just before the midnight deadline, A new poll… Read more