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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Residents in tornado-damaged areas of Springfield have just over one week to apply for assistance to have dead trees removed. FEMA has denied several requests from the city for help in the East Forest Park… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A Harvard student and graduate of West Springfield High School left Wednesday for a Birthright trip to Israel. This as the conflict with the Palestinians and concerns over airline safety grows. Becca gauthier… Read more

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BOSTON, Ma (WGGB) — The Governor’s Council unanimously confirms attorney William O’Grady as Associate Justice of the Chicopee District Court. The 59-year-old O’Grady has practiced civil and criminal law at Parker & O’Grady in Southampton and… Read more

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(AP Photo / Middlesex Cty. District Atty. Office) By DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer after the Boston Marathon bombing allegedly told police he smoked marijuana… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick says there remains considerable misunderstanding about the state’s offer to shelter unaccompanied children from Central America crossing the nation’s southern border. Patrick’s comments to reporters on… Read more

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Courtesy: MGNOnline DETROIT (WGGB/AP) — General Motors is issuing six more recalls covering a total of almost 718,000 vehicles in the U.S. The latest recalls bring the total for GM so far this year to 60, affecting a record 29.7 million… Read more

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EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) — Emergency crews were called to an East Longmeadow roadway for the second time in a week after another report of a gas leak. East Longmeadow Deputy Fire Chief Shawn Minahan says that just after 10 a.m…. Read more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say that the head of the government lab which potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned. Michael Farrell was head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab since 2009. A CDC… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks. The agency said Wednesday it is working closely with the Israeli… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Those traveling near Lester Street in Springfield should expect some delays later this week. City officials say that, weather permitting, crews from Palmer Paving will be resurfacing Lester Street – between… Read more

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By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their… Read more

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(WGGB) — We now know the name of the Westfield man who drowned while SCUBA diving off the coast of Marblehead on Tuesday. Carrie Kimball Monahan, spokesperson for the Essex County District Attorney’s office, says 58-year-old Gregory Cole of… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A Springfield woman is under arrest after she allegedly assaulted another woman at a city park. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says around 5 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to Van Horn Park after a… Read more

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(AP Photo/Wong Yao-wen) TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. Another 11… Read more

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(ABC40 File Photo) BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher took off his footwear and crouched down as he stalked a worker last month at a youth detention facility where he was being held. The… Read more