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(Tony Dejak/AP Photo) By TOM WITHERS Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest class, featuring a Beatle, three punks from California and a guitar god from Texas. Ringo Starr, who found… Read more

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police say a New Haven teenager has died after he and another person were shot while they were sitting in a parked car on a city avenue. Officers were dispatched to the scene at 12:10 a.m. Sunday. Police did not… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – It was a warm Saturday, as temperatures soared into the upper 70s! Overnight, the sky will be mostly clear with a light north wind. Sunday is much cooler, in the low 60s, but with a sunny sky. High clouds will move… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Nearly 6,000 people crammed into the Amherst Town Common on Saturday for this year’s Extravaganja. “I’m just really excited to be here,” says Vick Ramshah, a freshman at UMass Amherst. The town common was lined… Read more

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Holyoke, Mass. (WGGB) — The mother and sister of Joshua Devine have traveled to Thailand to help with the search effort. Devine is a Holyoke native. He was last seen on a diving trip in Thailand with friends last weekend. The family has… Read more

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(Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police) Sturbridge, Mass. (WGGB) — Some scary moments for a group of UConn students traveling on the Massachusetts Turnpike on Saturday afternoon, as their bus suddenly caught fire. It happened around 3:30 p.m…. Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Thousands packed the Amherst Town Common for the 24th-annual Extravaganja on Saturday. People from all over Western Massachusetts gathered to voice their support for the legalization of marijuana, as well as… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — Getting used syringes off the streets of Holyoke. It’s an issue that city officials have been trying to find a solution to. Tapesry Health organized a syringe clean up in the city. A training was held for volunteers… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Activists are urging state lawmakers to increase spending on the fight against AIDS with a goal of bringing the number of new infections each year to zero. AIDS Action Committee Executive Director Carl Sciortino said that while… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — Emergency crews responded to a two-car crash in Holyoke on Saturday afternoon. It happened at the corner of Elm and Cabot Streets just after 12 p.m. ABC40 was first on scene. Our crews reported seeing an SUV on its… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- Traffic is diverted around a sinkhole Saturday afternoon in downtown Springfield. Crews responded to the sinkhole in front of Red Rose Pizzeria, 1060 Main Street. Police and the Department of Public Works are on scene… Read more

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NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The town of Northbridge is paying its final respects to a local soldier killed in Afghanistan. A wake for Cpl. John Dawson is scheduled for Sunday at the Carr Funeral Home in the village of Whitinsville. His… Read more

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The historic barrage of snow and cold in New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes, trees and greenhouses as well as gardeners eager to get outside and in the dirt…. Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts cities and towns already are seeing gambling windfalls even before the first casino has opened its doors. Fifteen communities have received roughly $5 million from the state’s three licensed casino operators… Read more

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(AP Photo/Boston Herald, Mark Garfinkel) BOSTON (AP) — Visitors to the Massachusetts Statehouse will once again be able to view the statue of former President John F. Kennedy up close. Beginning on Tuesday, visitors to the historic gold-domed… Read more