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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Police allege that an Amherst man was driving drunk when he crashed his vehicle late Monday night. Amherst Police Lt. Ronald Young says that 22-year-old Ailton Correia of Amherst is facing charges including speeding,… Read more

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BEIRUT (AP) – An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until… Read more

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Westfield State commemorated their 170th year in the community Tuesday by giving back. A sea of students gather in downtown Westfield – all for a ‘HOOT’ or “Helping Out Our Town”. For the last five years,… Read more

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(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) by ALEXANDRA OLSON and SARAH DILORENZO, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in… Read more

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By The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The future of casino gambling in Massachusetts has become a major topic of debate among the three Democrats and two Republicans seeking the gubernatorial nominations of their parties in the Sept. 9… Read more

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(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wiki Commons) NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers’ family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor’s office. Her daughter, Melissa… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A man, who police say was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet, is accused of breaking into a Springfield property. At 10:12 p.m. Monday, police were called to a breaking and entering call on Manchester Terrace in… Read more

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(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Jldickerson / Wikimedia Commons) NEW YORK (AP) — Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as “Burning Heart” and “Is This Love,” has died. He was 63. Booking agent Sally Irwin said Tuesday that… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Officials from Friends of the Homeless are warning residents of a fundraising scam that has surfaced. Kathy Tobin with Friends of the Homeless says that the agency has received “several reports” of a man is going… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A Springfield man is facing attempted murder charges after police allege that he assaulted and choked a woman early Tuesday morning. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday,… Read more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The average price of a gallon of gas has dropped for the eighth consecutive week. A recent survey by GasBuddy.com shows that the average price of a gallon of gas is down 1.2 cents to $3.44 per gallon. That… Read more

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MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) —   A motor vehicle crash in Monson has police diverting traffic on Rt. 20 at the Wilbraham/Palmer line. The accident was called into police around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. A witness who reached out to ABC40 at the time said… Read more

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FEEDING HILLS (WGGB) — The Partners Restaurant in Feeding Hills opens their doors early to serve the hungry customers of Feeding Hills, Agawam, and Western Mass. That’s why ’40 in the Morning’ went to the diner on Springfield St. Tuesday to… Read more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center Monday night and 17 are still at large. Tennessee Department of Children’s Services spokesman Rob Johnson said 32 teens, ages 14 to 19, escaped around 11… Read more