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It stays windy and turns colder tonight¬†as skies clear out. Lows may drop below freezing in some¬†spots by early tomorrow morning. And with the breeze staying up overnight, wind chill factors dip into the teens and 20s late! Tomorrow… Read more

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- A project that’s supposed to bring the community together is tearing one neighborhood apart. The city of Westfield is constructing a new entrance to the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail on East Silver Street. Even though… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Zohydro is a long-acting pain medication, used only for long-term severe illnesses. It’s main ingredient is hydrocodone the same main active ingredient in many pain killers like Vicodin. Mark Helon,… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A special honor for some veterans who are about to get their degrees from a local college. The AIC Veteran’s Alumni Committee held its 2014 Admiral Hines Alumni Veterans Ribbon Ceremony today. The event is… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The summer is fast approaching and now is the time many employers are lining up their summer help. On Wednesday, a job fair was held at the Eastfield Mall in Springfield. Among those looking for a summer… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Members of the Springfield Falcons joined Keep Springfield Beautiful Wednesday morning in the battle against blight. It’s an effort to create, execute and promote clean, green, sustainable solutions. A… Read more

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NORTHAMPTON, Msas. (WGGB) — In honor of Earth Day, Verizon is teaming up with Womanshelter in Holyoke and Safe Passage in Northampton to keep an environmentally friendly program running. It’s called Hopeline and they are collecting… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A University of Massachusetts Boston student has pleaded not guilty to making two recent bomb threats to the same campus building. Twenty-nine-year-old senior Dean Beckford of Somerville was arraigned Wednesday in Suffolk… Read more

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WASHINGTON (WGGB/AP) — Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries,… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is calling the Supreme Court’s ruling allowing voters to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions “very troubling.” Patrick said the decision allows voters to use the referendum… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — State Senate Candidate and Springfield City Councilor Tim Allen is taking issue with one of his opponent’s residency. Allen is filing an objection with the state’s Ballot Law Commission, claiming that Eric… Read more

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(Photo Courtesy: Neil / MGN Online) NEW YORK (WGGB) — What was supposed to be a opportunity for community outreach by the New York City Police Department appears to have backfired. City residents and tourists alike take pictures all the time… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — The San Diego company that makes a powerful new prescription painkiller called Zohydro says it’s disappointed with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s decision to impose new restrictions on the drug after a federal judge ruled that… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Wednesday brought less-than-ideal biking weather. But under the cover of a pop-up shelter, Anthony Pontrelli, a member of Pi Kappa Phi at UMass Amherst, had already pedaled several hours by noon. “I’m signed up… Read more

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(ABC40 File Photo) PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) — Palmer’s DPW Director is facing charges after allegedly driving under the influence. Palmer Police Chief Robert Frydryk said around 7:30 p.m., officers reportedly said a car moving erratically on… Read more