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Fire at apartment building on Belmont Avenue in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - 22News is covering breaking news of an apartment building fire in Springfield. Springfield firefighters are working to put out a fire at 49 Belmont Ave, which is a 4-story apartment building. There's a lot of smoke billowing from the apartment building, so much that it ca

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-18 12:22:35

Most families displaced in fatal Springfield fire will have permanent homes soon

SPRINGFIELD - Most residents left homeless in the tragic fire that killed a man and two children Sunday morning are staying overnight in a city hotel and permanent housing has been arranged for nearly all displaced families. By Sunday evening three families were the only ones still searching for a p

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 01:39:11

2 people arrested for heroin possession after traffic stop in Ludlow

Courtesy: Ludlow Police Department LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Two people were arrested after police found heroin in their car during a traffic stop in Ludlow Thursday afternoon. Ludlow police say 31-year-old Carly Sarrasin is being charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, as well a

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-18 10:19:25

Springfield fatal fire scene 'crazy': People jumping from windows, children running from building

SPRINGFIELD - Jonathan Beaudry was in his apartment on the second floor early Sunday morning when he smelled smoke and then start to hear commotion from the building. He was able to escape a major fire in his building wearing just shorts and sneakers. Other people living in the 28 apartments in the

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 17:13:10

4 injured, 3 missing in Springfield fire

SPRINGFIELD - Four people, including a child and a pregnant woman, were brought to the hospital and three residents are missing after a major fire in an apartment building on Belmont Avenue Sunday morning. A man and a child were injured after jumping from the second floor of the building before fire

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 13:45:22

3 killed in Springfield residential building blaze

SPRINGFIELD, Mass - Three people have died in a residential building fire that caused residents to jump from windows. MassLive.com reports the fire broke out shortly before 7:30 a.m. Sunday. They found residents jumping out of second- and third-story windows to escape the flames. High winds caused t

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-18 20:33:43

Thousands march and line Sunday's 65th annual Holyoke St. Patrick's parade

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Thousands marched and many more thousands lined the parade route for Sunday's 65th annual Holyoke St. Patrick's parade. Onlookers cheered as the beloved marching units passed. For many in the crowd attending the Holyoke St. Patrick's parade has been a family tradition of long

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-18 21:30:42

Springfield couple to be honored as hometown heroes after saving neighbor's life

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Springfield couple's caring and concern saved the life of their neighbor. 83 year old Joe Rolak will be forever grateful to Jaron and Brittany Kenney. 22News reporter Sy Becker introduces us to the Kenneys, who took action at just the right moment, and will be honored a

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-19 02:45:30

Springfield man denies pressing gun to girlfriend's head, firing and missing; judge denies his request for bail

SPRINGFIELD - Clarence B. Thomas pulled out a gun and ordered his girlfriend to hand over her cellphone, according to the arrest report. "Bitch, I'm going to blow your head off," Thomas, 38, of Chicopee, allegedly told her in the basement of their Springfield apartment on Jan. 31. As the girlfriend

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-17 11:51:33

Springfield police are investigating a double shooting overnight

The Springfield Police Department says that two people were shot during the same incident overnight on Maple Street. Detective Curran told Western Mass News it happened around 2 a.m. At least one of the shooting victims drove themselves to the hospital. Police say the man went to Baystate. It's unc

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-17 14:51:00

Early morning shooting in Springfield, 2 people hospitalized

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Two men were wounded in an early morning shooting in Springfield Saturday. Springfield Police Spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News, it happened around 2 a.m. near the 100 block of Maple Street in Springfield. According to Walsh, one of the two male shooting victims is now re

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-17 13:50:41

3 people facing drug charges after police search house in Ware

Photo Courtesy: Ware Police Department Ware police say Eone Chapman is being charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine subsequent offence, possession with intent to distribute heroin subsequent offence, and possession of suboxone. Shana Ricko is facing charges including posses


Pedestrian struck near Sunoco station in Springfield

A pedestrian was struck in Springfield early Saturday morning in the area of Mill and Locust Street. The Springfield Police Department confirms they were called to the scene at about 6:55 a.m. Sgt. John Wadlegger said it was a pedestrian versus vehicle accident. It happened by the Sunoco station we

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-17 14:22:00

Rollover accident caused lane closure on Memorial Bridge in Springfield

A rollover accident caused one lane to close on Memorial Bridge in Springfield. The accident involving two cars occurred on Memorial Bridge Saturday evening around 5 p.m. One car had rolled over in the crash but according to Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh, no one was seriously injured. C

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 02:15:00

Thousands participate in 43rd annual Holyoke St. Patrick's Road Race

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - More than six thousand men and women ran the 10 kilometer course Saturday afternoon during the 43rd annual Holyoke St. Patrick's Road Race. Many thousands more lined the parade route for what has grown into a major attraction during Holyoke's St Patrick's weekend. Some of tho

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-17 21:10:43

Holyoke Police searching for suspect who fled on foot

Holyoke Police are searching for a suspect who fled on foot Saturday night. The pursuit occurred following an incident in which the suspect abandoned their vehicle in the area of Tokeneke Road. Police said they are actively searching for the suspect and have crews and K-9 units on the scene. They ha

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 04:26:00

Bullet shot through window of Holyoke school leads to elevated police presence

HOLYOKE - The discovery of a bullet through a window at the Morgan Elementary School on South Bridge Street Thursday morning led to an increased police presence at the school, according to school officials. The bullet in a classroom window was found by school staff at the start of the day, and polic


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Springfield PD: Drugs, guns, ammunition found in children's bedrooms

(Springfield Police Department) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Three people are facing multiple charges after Springfield police say guns and drugs were found in children's bedrooms at a home in the city's Upper Hill neighborhood. Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News narcoti


29-year-old Springfield man facing possession of firearms charges

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Springfield man was charged with being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition in federal court Thursday. The Massachusetts Department of Justice said 29-year-old Hector Navarro was charged by indictment with two counts of firearms offenses. The 29-year-old has