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BOSTON (AP) — A grand jury in Boston has indicted a personal care assistant on charges she stole nearly $128,500 from a disabled Vietnam War veteran for whom she was caring. The Suffolk County grand jury Thursday indicted 48-year-old… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Frustration is mounting over rising electric bills and now, the Mass. Attorney General is getting involved. It’s the same old story when it comes to electric bills, but customers are still waiting for a different ending…. Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — More than three dozen people were evacuated from their Byers Street apartment building in Springfield Thursday night because of carbon monoxide detectors going off. It was a long evening for residents at 32 Byers… Read more

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By COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case. The decision by… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — As MGM Springfield continues to demolish buildings downtown, there’s concern tonight that a successful rehab program might be destroyed as well. The Western Massachusetts Correctional Alcohol Center on Howard… Read more

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(WGGB) — A follow-up tonight about the woman we told you about this week who incurred a nearly $5,000 electric bill. Today, we were told that Eversource reached out to Carole Nelson to help dissolve those additional costs after she switched… Read more

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By BOB SALSBERG and STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The governor of Massachusetts has formally asked the federal government to declare a disaster in 10 counties after a record-setting series of winter storms. Gov. Charlie… Read more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held. Fall River police on Friday announced the arrest of… Read more

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(WGGB) — If you’re a fan of exciting hockey action, then tomorrow you will want to head to the Amelia Ice Arena for an incredible sled hockey showdown The events features physically challenged athletes on ice showing off their amazing hockey… Read more

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(WGGB) — A former backup singer is now taking center stage. Lisa Fischer is coming to the Calvin Theatre on Tuesday. Friday, she joined ABC40’s Tom Lewis and Emily Volz on ABC40 News at 12:30 p.m. by phone to talk about her upcoming… Read more

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(WGGB) — If you’re like millions of Americans, you just can’t get your day going until you’ve had that morning cup of coffee. However, did you know that located right here in western Massachusetts, there’s a company that can deliver fresh,… Read more

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(WGGB) — Sarah Elizabeth Charles is an up-and-coming musician who has performed all over the world, but she has roots in western Massachusetts. This week, Charles released a new album called “Inner Dialogue.” Friday, she joined ABC40’s Tom… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — Chicopee Comprehensive High School students receive an enormous gift that will prepare them for the real world. The school is getting an an $83,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. It will allow… Read more

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — A jury is now deciding the fate of a 21-year-old Pittsfield man in connection with an alleged gang rape at UMass. The jury began its deliberations Friday after closing statements this morning in the case of… Read more

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(AP Photo/Faith Ninivaggi, Pool) by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that he was intoxicated in the hours… Read more