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CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB) — An ABC40 alert for you…if you’re in the Chicopee area you could see some smoke near Westover Air Reserve Base properties over the next day or so. They’re conducting grassland burning of 235 acres of land on the base and… Read more

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HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB) — Students and staff have a new way to access Holyoke Community College. There’s a new road now that has been in the works for more than a decade.  It’s on the south side of the college and provides direct access to… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A 27-year-old man was shot in Springfield Tuesday afternoon and his girlfriend is under arrest after police say they spotted drugs in her purse.  Police continue to search for the shooter. Officers were called to… Read more

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As low pressure scoots just to our south this evening, its northern fringe of light rain and wet snow just misses us.  But some of our southern border towns could see a sprinkle or wet flurry through mid-evening.  Otherwise, skies will clear… Read more

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HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB)- A popular diner in Hadley has shut its doors following reports of sexual harassment on female servers there. The investigation is launched by the state Attorney General’s office. At the location on Russell Street… Read more

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(AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani) by DAVID McHUGH and JOAN LOWY, Associated Press Business Writers FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Lufthansa knew that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from an… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Shootings and stabbings. We’ve seen it too many times in the last few weeks alone, but now, some help is on the way for kids in our community. Over $14 million was granted for youth programs in western… Read more

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(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)–The Greater Springfield YMCA reaches a milestone in its b163 year old history. For the first time ever, the organization’s corporate board has a person of color as its chairman. Springfield attorney Jeff Poindexter… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A long neglected memorial field in Springfield, dedicated to a pair of fallen police officers, is getting a makeover. The soccer field, named for Officers Michael Schiavina and Alain Beauregard, sits on Tinkham… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — Holyoke’s School Superintendent Sergio Paez is making an 11th hour appeal against a possible takeover of city schools. Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester is recommending that the state takeover the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — With another shooting in Springfield, police are still looking for ways to stem the violence. Now they’re looking to social media to get the community involved in the fight against crime. Springfield Police are… Read more

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in central California say a man and a woman in a romantic relationship are dead after a shooting at a medical office building in downtown Fresno. Fresno police Lt. Joe Gomez confirmed the shooting Tuesday and said… Read more

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(Photo Provided by Westfield Police) WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police in Westfield are looking for the public’s help in locating a woman whom they say is wanted on ten warrants. Westfield Police are looking for Yelena Timoshenko, who was… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Early education advocates are pushing a bill they say will help close a persistent achievement gap in schools and make sure more Massachusetts children can attend pre-kindergarten programs. Test scores have shown that white and… Read more

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(Photo: FBI via AP) by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) — The defense has rested its case in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev’s lawyers ended their case Tuesday… Read more