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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — The House budget deal doesn’t include any extension of unemployment benefits. That means benefits for 1.3 million long term unemployed will expire. Congressman Richard Neal is one of a number of Democrats… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — If you’ve been to the UMass Amherst Campus lately, there’s a lot of construction going on. It is part of the university’s master plan rolled out last year.  Wednesday night, students and members of the community were… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB/ABC) – If you’re tired of battling crowds on Black Friday, Amazon has a plan to let you avoid all that. With “Amazon Prime Air” you could shop from the comfort of your home, then have a flying drone deliver your… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — Friday, here at home and around the world, people will take time to remember John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Thursday, ABC40’s Dave Madsen had a chance to speak with ABC News… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) – A budget and debt ceiling deal has been made, but it’s only temporary. We could be going through this all over again in the middle of January when government funding runs out, and again in early February when the debt… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — It’s been a confusing time on Capitol Hill and a frustrating time for Americans impacted by the more than two week government shutdown. ABC News Political Commentator Cokie Roberts has covered Congress for… Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WGGB) — House Speaker John Boehner says Republicans are willing to extend the government’s ability to borrow money for six weeks, but with a condition. Boehner explains President Obama must agree to negotiate over… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — There have been countless stories about the people impacted by the government shutdown and now, there’s one more. It involves a salmonella outbreak that so far has made nearly 300 people sick. The concern… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s the symbol of the City of Springfield. The Municipal Group is made up of Symphony Hall, City Hall, and the 300-foot clocktower, the Campanile. This year, it celebrates its 100th anniversary. At an… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP/WGGB) — The White House is not putting a timeline on a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Syria. Press Secretary Jay Carney says the United States isn’t interested in delaying tactics, but he says putting Syria’s chemical… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB/AP) — President Obama will address the American people Tuesday night, trying to get support for a U.S. military strike on Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack last month. Surveys have shown a significant… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — Thursday was delivery day for all of the school supplies you donated last week during our drive at abc40. We loaded up our truck and dropped everything off at the Springfield Public Schools Parent Information… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — “The Butler” is number one at the box office this weekend.  It’s the story of White House butler Eugene Allen who served eight presidents over the course of 30 years, and witnessed sweeping social change… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A prepackaged salad mix has been identified as the source of that outbreak of a stomach bug known as cyclospora that made hundreds of people in Iowa and Nebraska sick.  Now, the outbreak has been reported in… Read more

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) FOXBOROUGH, Mass (WGGB/AP/ABCNEWS –  Tim Tebow says the case in which Aaron Hernandez is charged with murder is heartbreaking and sad. Tebow spoke Friday after the first practice of the New England Patriots… Read more