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LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) — Officials say a memorial service will be held in memory of  Lt.Col Morris Fontenot. Col. Fontenot is the F-15 pilot, who died on Wednesday as a result of a tragic plane crash. The service will be held at… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) – A car catches fire on I-91 South in Holyoke causing lengthy delays. ABC 40 belives that the fire ignited around 5:00 pm Saturday evening. I-91S was closed as officials worked to put out the fire. All lanes have since… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — It was beautiful weather outside Saturday, making it a perfect day for the Springfield Community and Resurection Center to work together for the 3rd Annual River Front Clean-Up day. Dozens of adults and children met… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) —  On Saturday afternoon, volunteers from the park department in Chicopee continued the installation of  $30,000 latest playground equipment for children. Tons of people in the community also gathered at Nash Park to… Read more

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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by… Read more

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LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey family’s dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. The fire was reported early Friday evening in Lacey Township while the… Read more

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) (WGGB) — One of the most intimidating presences in the NFL’s last few decades has called it quits. Linebacker James Harrison announced Saturday that he plans to retire. It comes after Harrison was released by… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — On Saturday morning, the Resurrection Center of Springfield hosted its third riverfront cleanup. The event kicked off at the parking lot of Basketball Hall of Fame, with volunteers present from around the community to… Read more

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By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Wedding bells are about to ring for someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family. White House chef Sam Kass is tying the knot Saturday evening to MSNBC host Alex… Read more

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MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) — A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend’s Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail. Police say 18-year-old Samuel Shepard was taking the car for a spin on a county… Read more

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By JIM SALTER Associated Press (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of town that was the center of attention for three… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Friends of Pilot who died in F-15 crash speak up,  Boston marathon bombing suspect seeking trial delay, Iraq operations, rescuers continue search on missing miners, plastic bag ban and more. Stay with ABC40′s Lindsay… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A pleasant day is on the way for your Saturday before a warm front lifts through during the evening and overnight. This front will bring some clouds into our area but no precipitation. More importantly it brings in… Read more

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MEXICO (WGGB) — Human rights organization Amnesty International launched a new campaign in Mexico on Friday, aimed at bringing awareness to the dangers of migrating illegally into the U.S. Organization workers and activists said migrants often… Read more

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State Senators celebrate after lawmakers approved Padilla’s bill to ban single-use plastic bags at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California may soon be the first… Read more