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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Springfield has adopted new casino ethics rules barring elected officials and top city administrators from benefiting from the local casino for a period after leaving office. Mayor Dominic Sarno signed the new ethics… Read more

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EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) —  With another winter storm upon us, the Easthampton Police Department reports they’ve closed down Mountain Road. The closure began at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and there’s no word yet on when it will be… Read more

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apple google photo MGN By BRANDON BAILEY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw… Read more

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The snow this evening quickly transitions to ice pellets by 9 PM in most spots. By midnight, the sleet will switch to some light freezing rain or freezing mist and then shut off overnight.  This transition to mixed precipitation will take… Read more

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Wesleyan University student suspected of selling the club drug Molly on campus has been arraigned on charges stemming from on-campus overdoses that sent a dozen people to the hospital. Andrew Olson, of Atascadero,… Read more

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By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. marshals say a homeless ex-convict killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police had an active warrant for violating probation in a bank robbery case. Deputy U.S. Marshal Matthew Cordova… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) (WGGB) — Shoveling snow is an inevitable part of winter in New England, unfortunately so is the risk for injuries. “You’re often very you sitting for long term periods of time then you are very active so that… Read more

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Curiosity rover has temporarily stopped work on Mars while NASA engineers investigate a short circuit. The space agency said Tuesday that the electrical problem was discovered over the weekend as Curiosity tried to… Read more

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(WGGB) — Sunglasses that need to get the lead out and a patio set that can bring you to your knees top our Recall Roundup for this Tuesday, March 3. FGX International is recalling children’s sunglasses due to violation of the lead paint… Read more

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(WGGB) — It’s National Pancake Day and carrying on a nearly decade-old tradition, free cakes were being offered at IHOP resturants nationwide. However, as ABC40 found, the free grub came with a request. On this day dedicated to the noble… Read more

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(ABC40 File Photo) SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts judge has ruled that a teenager’s confession to police that he killed his teacher cannot be used in his murder trial. Judge David Lowy’s ruling came Tuesday in the case of 16-year-old… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Usually this time of year bats hibernate, but instead they are dying. Since 2006 a fungus has been killing bats by the millions. A disease called White-Nose Syndrome has left the hill town’s mine nearly bare. “It’s… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A new coffee shop opened up in Springfield Tuesday. Music started the celebration of the opening at the Cafe Kev at Vi’s Coffee Conner at the Jewish Community Center on Dickinson Street. The concept for the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s National Consumer Protection Week and the state’s Attorney Generals office is offering tips to avoid fraud, scams, and identity theft. A workshop was held Tuesday at Springfield City Hall. Some of the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Three families were displaced this morning after a fire on Worthington Street destroyed their home. Springfield fire deputy’s confirming with ABC40 tonight that it all started after two children were playing… Read more