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GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Heroin and opiate overdose deaths are spiking in Massachusetts. 58 people have died so far this month in the Bay State. That two-week total has already equaled the entire four weeks of last month. For those… Read more

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — Keeping pedestrians safe: that’s the mission behind an upcoming project in Northampton. The city is taking on a crosswalk safety study, which comes after a woman in her 20’s was struck by a car last week…. Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Columbia Pictures) by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of “The Interview” after hackers threatened terrorists attacks and the largest multiplex chains in… Read more

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AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) —  Wednesday, the 40 Force headed to Agawam. The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts and once again this holiday season, we’ll be bringing out the best of… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police make an arrest after multiple shots were fired in the area of Sherman Street. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that around 2 p.m. Wednesday, the department’s ‘ShotSpotter’ system was activated near… Read more

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(Photo Provided by Springfield Police) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Four Springfield men are under arrest following a Tuesday night raid. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says information gathered during a neighborhood community meeting… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Charges will be filed against a woman accused of hitting and killing a West Springfield crossing guard earlier this week. Hampden County District Attorney James Orenstein says that Cynthia Mathias of… Read more

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(Photo Courtesy: Mass. State Police) WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A New York man is facing drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday night in Westfield. Mass. State Police say that around 10 p.m. Tuesday. a trooper on-patrol along the Mass…. Read more

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(AP Photo/Conway Daily Sun, Jamie Gemmiti, Pool, File) by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been indicted on charges he kidnapped a 14-year-old girl, imprisoned her and sexually assaulted her over nine… Read more

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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in… Read more

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by DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A panel has selected Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties as sites for casinos in upstate New York, deciding not to recommend a fourth. The Gaming Facility Location Board’s… Read more

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(Gross Greeted by Rep. James McGovern (D-MA) / Photo Courtesy: twitter.com/ @RepMcGovern) By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Gross says he learned the lesson during five years in Cuban captivity that freedom… Read more

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By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The Governor’s Council has commuted the sentence of a former Brockton woman and granted pardons to two other people, marking the first clemency votes in Massachusetts in more than a… Read more

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ENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Investigators say a Westfield man died in a crash that closed I-91 in Enfield, Conn. over the weekend. Conn. State Police say that 34-year-old Vitaliy Fodor of Westfield was killed after the 2002 Honda Accord he was… Read more

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photo MGN by JULIE PACE and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba have agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations and open economic and travel ties, marking a historic shift in U.S. policy toward the… Read more