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Gunshot victim found on Waverly Street in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield police are investigating after a gunshot victim was found on Waverly Street Wednesday afternoon.Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News the man was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries at approximately 12:15 p.m.Walsh

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-09-19 18:22:13

Police investigating robbery of Springfield credit union

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police are investigating the late morning robbery of a Springfield credit union.Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that just before 12 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a robbery at a credit union at 1976 Main Street.The suspect reportedly passed a note

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-09-19 16:50:00

MGM Springfield reveals grand opening date for luxury Regal Cinemas at casino

During the three preview days, Regal Cinemas at MGM will feature $3 movies, popcorn and soft drinks to benefit Square One and Head Start, both based in Springfield.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 10:12:00

Springfield gynecologist sentenced for sharing patient files with pharmaceutical company

According to U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling, 67-year-oldRita Luthra, of Longmeadow, was sentenced to one year of probation.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-09-19 19:30:48

One person injured in Springfield shooting

One person is hospitalized following an afternoon shooting in Springfield.Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that around 12:15 p.m., police were called a report of a shooting victim on Waverly Street.When officers arrived, they found a male victim suffering from a non-life threatening g

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-09-19 18:22:00

Springfield man sentenced in federal crack distribution case

SPRINGFIELD - Kayvon Lovejoy, a 26-year-old Springfield man with a long history of drug arrests, was sentenced this week to 17 months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to drug distribution charges.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 08:49:00

Man arrested after woman flees woods, reports sexual assault

PALMER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police have made an arrest in a sexual assault reported by a woman who ran out of the woods to flag down a trucker on an interstate highway.Police say at about 5:20 a.m. Wednesday the woman ran from a wooded area along the Massachusetts Turnpike in Palmer, fl

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-09-19 19:00:25

Springfield Central Street project inches ahead with first land-takings

The roadway improvements in the Maple High-Six Corners area, however, remain on hold pending additional property takings needed including a strip of land along Ruth Elizabeth Park.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 12:00:00

'We deal hope because out there they deal dope': Springfield drug court graduates 2

Graduation from the drug court -- an informal name for the Court Assisted Supervised Treatment Session -- means Pedro Alicea, 58, and Nicole Madru, 33, have completed all the phases of the program.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 16:00:00

Hydrocarbon spill at Pride station in Springfield caused by unattended gas pump

Photo Source: Springfield Fire DepartmentSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Pride gas station in Springfield is re-opened after a hydrocarbon spill Tuesday night.According to Pride Stores Spokesperson Michael Donatelli, the leak at the store on 1311 East Columbus Avenue was caused after a customer left a

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-09-19 11:26:32

Springfield police investigate shooting in city's North End

SPRINGFIELD - Police are investigating a shooting after a man suffering from gunshot injuries was found Wednesday afternoon on Waverly Street in the city's South End, police said.Police spokesman Ryan Walsh said officers were dispatched at about 12:15 p.m. to Waverly Street, which runs between Dwigh

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 14:20:00

Free concert featuring U.S. Navy Band happening tonight at Springfield's Forest Park

SPRINGFIELD -- After a long run of hot, humid weather, much improved temperatures are forecast for tonight's free concert at Forest Park, featuring the U.S. Navy Band Northeast - Rhode Island Sound.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 11:50:00

Judge rules Devon Williams, charged in MGM Springfield assault, too dangerous to be released under any conditions

SPRINGFIELD - Springfield District Court Judge Charles W. Groce III on Monday afternoon ruled Devon Williams, the 27-year-old city man accused in an unprovoked assault on an MGM Springfield casino patron, is too dangerous to be released under any conditions.


MGM Springfield casino generates nearly $9.5 million in gross gaming revenue in August

SPRINGFIELD -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has reported that MGM Springfield, which opened its resort casino on Aug. 24, generated $9,456,976.90 in gross gaming revenue in the month of August.


Springfield FD: Child playing with matches caused fire at Leete St. home

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Over a dozen Springfield residents have been displaced from their home after a fire broke out Tuesday afternoon.Springfield Fire Captain Brian Tetreault said firefighters arrived to the home on 51 Leete St. around 3:38 p.m.Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 20:18:00

Tuesday's rain hardly a deal breaker for some Big E visitors

“Chilli dogs taste as good in the rain as they do in the sun,” said Dan Varga. “It's beautiful, I mean, might as well be in the Big E.”

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-09-18 23:58:46

Springfield man sentenced for distributing crack cocaine

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A 26-year-old Springfield resident was sentenced to prison in federal court on Monday for two counts of distributing crack cocaine.According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Kayvon Lovejoy will face 17 months in prison and six years supervised release.


Longmeadow woman killed in crash on I-91 in Springfield identified

Authorities say the accident happened when the 64-year-old Longmeadow woman was driving on the ramp when, for unknown reasons, her car struck a concrete barrier.


Wilbraham, Environmental Police trying to remove large black bear from road

Wilbraham Police told 22News officers from their department and Environmental Police are trying to remove the large bear from the Three Rivers Road, Boston Road, and Silver Road area.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-09-18 21:45:23

One person dead following weekend crash in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- One person is dead following a weekend crash in Springfield.Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that police responded to the 2000 block of Roosevelt Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Saturday for a crash involving a pedestrian.A female pedestrian succumbed to her inj