- AHL signs off on Portland Pirates sale to Springfield group Updated: May-24-16 12:34 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A minor hockey league's governing body has approved the sale of the Portland Pirates to a group of Springfield, Massachusetts, investors.
- Massachusetts ranks 2nd for helping people without lawyers Updated: May-21-16 2:03 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts court system has been ranked second in the nation for the amount of assistance given to people who represent themselves in court.
- Ex-teller pleads guilty in theft of $378K from bank Updated: May-20-16 4:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A former bank teller has pleaded guilty in the theft of $378,000 from the former Lenox National Bank in Massachusetts.
- Woman on motor scooter killed in West Springfield crash Updated: May-20-16 7:12 am
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A woman riding a motor scooter has died after colliding with two other vehicles in West Springfield.
- 'One-man crime wave' gets 9-12 years for string of break-ins Updated: May-20-16 4:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A Hampden Superior Court judge called a 38-year-old burglar a "one-man crime wave" before sentencing him to serve between nine and 12 years in prison for multiple offenses.
- Ex-Massachusetts police chief gets 27-month prison sentence Updated: May-18-16 7:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A former Massachusetts police chief convicted of extorting a $4,000 charitable donation from a couple in exchange for dropping a prostitution investigation has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.
- Arson & Bomb Squad investigating blaze in Springfield Updated: May-17-16 3:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - The Springfield Arson & Bomb Squad is investigating a fire in the Massachusetts city's Upper Hill section that displaced a dozen residents and caused roughly $80,000 in damage.
- Police investigate death of 16-year-old Springfield teen Updated: May-16-16 7:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Springfield police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who was seen lying in the street before he was struck by a car and dragged 300 feet.
- MGM begins work on 1st new structure of Massachusetts casino Updated: May-15-16 3:55 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - MGM is preparing to erect the first new structure of its $950 million Springfield casino.
- 3 dead after motorcycle accidents in Lynn, Springfield Updated: May-13-16 10:14 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Police are investigating a pair of unrelated fatal motorcycle accidents in Lynn and Springfield, one of which took the life of an off-duty police officer.
- Dean Foods buys Friendly's ice cream-making business Updated: May-10-16 9:59 am
WILBRAHAM, Massachusetts - The Friendly's restaurant chain has sold its ice cream manufacturing and retail business to Dean Foods Co. for $155 million.
- Eversource seeks 26 percent drop in some electric rates Updated: May-10-16 7:51 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Western Massachusetts customers of electric utility Eversource could see their bills shrink this summer.
- Worcester women, son, get probation in Medicaid fraud scheme Updated: May-10-16 7:25 am
WORCESTER, Massachusetts - A Worcester woman and her adult son have received probation for cheating the state Medicaid system out of nearly $100,000.
- Springfield police investigate fatal shooting Updated: May-09-16 2:42 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Springfield police are investigating the city's third homicide of the year.
- Police: 10-year-old boy struck by car Friday dies Updated: May-09-16 9:22 am
CHICOPEE, Massachusetts - A 10-year-old boy struck and seriously injured by a car while crossing a road in Chicopee late last week has died.
- 3 men nabbed allegedly using fake credit cards Updated: May-09-16 7:32 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Three New York City men police say bought $10,000 worth of video game systems, cellphones and other items from a Springfield store using fake credit cards are headed to court.
- Town ousts woman living in tiny house she built in college Updated: May-06-16 5:07 pm
HADLEY, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts woman who has been living in a tiny house she built as a college student is leaving town after voters rejected a proposal that would have made her dwelling legal.
- Crews work to fix roads after Springfield water main break Updated: May-05-16 5:47 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Crews are working to repair a water main break that sent torrents of water running through downtown Springfield.
- Portland Mayor: City didn't know about Portland Pirates move Updated: May-05-16 2:42 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Portland's mayor says the city didn't know that the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League were planning to leave Maine for Springfield, Massachusetts.
- Holyoke man convicted in fatal stabbing Updated: May-05-16 7:56 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A Holyoke man has been convicted of first-degree murder for stabbing another man in the neck during a dispute in 2014.
- Springfield Latin Kings head admits to federal drug charge Updated: May-05-16 7:45 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - The leader of the Latin Kings street gang's Springfield chapter has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges.
- Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Off Updated: May-04-16 9:07 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA Tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
- Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high Updated: May-04-16 3:41 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Investigators say a former chemist who tested drugs for Massachusetts police departments was high almost every day she went to work for eight years, potentially putting thousands of criminal convictions in jeopardy.
- Bibles taken from Christian store, 8th Commandment be damned Updated: May-04-16 2:58 pm
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Police say two men were caught flouting the Eighth Commandment when surveillance video captured them stealing nearly $500 worth of Bibles from a Christian store in Massachusetts.
- Bond funds approved for new Springfield police annex Updated: May-03-16 3:56 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Springfield City Council has unanimously voted to approve bond funds that will help pay for an $11.3 million renovation project to convert an Army reserve center into a new police annex.