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Springfield cooking fire causes damage in downtown apartment building
SPRINGFIELD -- A sprinkler system extinguished a fire in an apartment building in the downtown area Saturday evening. The fire was reported at 6:26 p.m., at unit 104 in an apartment building on 35 Willow St. When firefighters arrived, they found a kitchen fire had been contained by the sprinkler sys
Springfield firefighters battling fire in North End
SPRINGFIELD -- Firefighters are battling a serious fire on Plainfield Street that has spread to all three floors of the building. The fire was reported at about 4:45 p.m. Sunday at the two-family home that is on the corner of Hyde Avenue. When firefighters arrived, the front porch was engulfed in fl
Springfield march supports bill allowing immigrants to obtain statewide driver's licenses
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield immigrant leaders organized a community march to show their support for a bill that would allow immigrants to obtain statewide driver's licenses.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridge inspections on I-91 in Springfield Sunday
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A traffic alert for those of you traveling through Springfield today. The MassDOT says there will be occasional lane closures on I-91 North and South in Springfield so crews can inspect bridges.
Springfield police find heroin stash in child’s car seat
Springfield police arrested three men Thursday after finding more than 100 bags of heroin stashed in a child’s car seat during a drug bust. Narcotics detectives from Springfield police had been investigating heroin sales out of an apartment on Belle Street for several months and executed a search wa
One person transported to hospital following multi-car crash on Worcester St. in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - One person was transported to the hospital Friday night following a multi-car crash that occurred on Worcester Street. Our crew on scene reports that at least two cars were involved in the crash, which occurred around 9:30 p.m.
Springfield wood recycling center in East Forest Park returns for City Council vote after neighborhood concerns
SPRINGFIELD — The City Council on Monday will consider approving a wood waste recycling center in East Forest Park. The vote was delayed last month when residents raised concerns about traffic and odors.
Kitchen fire put out on Willow St. in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A kitchen fire was quickly put out Saturday evening. According to Springfield Fire Spokesperson Dennis Leger, crews were called to 35 Willow Street at 6:26 p.m.
Sunday's weather finally feeling like spring four days into the season
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) -- When asked whether they were excited for more spring-like weather, it was an easy answer for many locals. "Very much so. Definitely not a fan of the snow anymore," David Gunn in Southwick told 22News.
Missing Hadley man found dead in barn nearly 2 weeks later
HADLEY -- A pharmacy employee who has been missing for nearly two weeks was found dead Saturday morning. Patrick B. Kroll, 57, of West Street, was found dead in a barn. The barn was on the same street as Kroll's home but located on a separate property a distance from his house, said Mary Carey, spok
Enfield police looking to identify two individuals
ENFIELD, Conn. (WWLP) - Police in Enfield are asking for help identifying two men. According to the Enfield Police Department, officers are looking to identify the men regarding an incident that took place in town.
Vehicle crashes into building in Springfield, 2 people seriously hurt
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Two people suffered serious injuries after the vehicle they were in, crashed into a building in Springfield Saturday afternoon. This happened at 1125 Page Boulevard.
AIC Men's Ice Hockey advances to NCAA tournament
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - For the first time in program history, the American International College Division I Men's Ice Hockey Team has won the Atlantic Conference Championship.
Off The Menu: 40 restaurants participating in Springfield Restaurant Week 2019
Thanks to the sponsorship and organizing efforts of the Springfield Business Improvement District, the fifth annual Springfield Restaurant Week will be taking place from April 5 through April 14.
Powerball jackpot climbs to $750 million dollars
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- You're not the only one who didn't win last night's Powerball jackpot. Once again, no one matched all six numbers. That pushes the jackpot up to $750 million dollars!
Ludlow police investigating after 21 cats found abandoned in home on West St.
LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - An animal cruelty investigation is underway after Ludlow police found nearly two dozen abandoned cats at a home on West Street. In total 21 cats were found inside the house and several of them were found in very poor condition, but all of them were alive.
Police: Chicopee man arrested in Holyoke after breaking into home
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Chicopee man has been charged with breaking into a home in the city. Police report it happened Thursday night. Chicopee and Holyoke police officers working together in the investigation, caught the man only a short time later after the alleged crime occurred.
Cause of fire on Lincoln St. in Holyoke found to be smoking materials
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Smoking materials caused a fire in Holyoke Saturday night. According to Holyoke Fire Captain Kevin Cavagnac, firefighters were called to 60 Lincoln Street at 7:50 p.m. after neighbors said they could see flames outside the home.
Wings & Wheels Modelers ready for Valleycon 29
For about 25 years, Donald S. Johnson has spent at least 12 evenings a year talking scale models with others who share his interest. As a member of Wings & Wheels Modelers since 1993, he also has been involved in the group’s convention. This year’s event, Valleycon 29, will be a day of modeling fun
Chicopee police look for 'Red Bull Bandit' following theft
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Chicopee police say they're looking for a 'Red Bull Bandit' who was caught on camera at the Westover Super Mart last week. Take a close look at the surveillance photo. Officer Mike Wilk tells us he entered the Westover Super Mart last Saturday, March 16th, at about 1:15 i