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Westfield police looking for missing 28-year-old girl
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Westfield Police Department is asking for your help locating a missing girl. 28-year-old Jordan Brown is described as being 5'2" tall and about 140 lbs. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Police said she may be in danger and in need of medical attention.
Armed robbery in Springfield Saturday night
Springfield police are looking into a late-night armed robbery. According to Springfield Police Spokesman Ryan Walsh, a suspect showed a gun on the 300 block of Cooley Street sometime after 9:30 Saturday night.
Westfield Bank ATM installed at Springfield's Union Station
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Every week, people passing through Springfield's Union Station inquire about the availability of an ATM. On Friday, Congressman Richard Neal and Mayor Domenic Sarno helped cut the ribbon for the Westfield Bank ATM in the Union Station concourse.
Part of Page Boulevard in Springfield closed following accident
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) --- A section of Page Boulevard in Springfield is closed following an accident this morning that left a utility pole damaged. This is near Wakefield Street in Springfield.
Westfield Man Charged With 17 Counts of Fraud and Money Laundering
A Westfield man was charged in federal court in Springfield yesterday in connection with a scheme to obtain bank loans and money for projects in Saudi Arabia. Hanibal Tayeh, 58, was charged in a superseding indictment with two counts of bank fraud, 10 counts of wire fraud, four counts of money laund
Westfield River Brewing Co. renovated barn becomes backdrop for holiday events
SOUTHWICK - The Westfield River Brewing Co. was brimming with holiday cheer in its recently renovated barn on Sunday. The first Holiday Market was held on the second and third floors of the barn where 20 vendors shared their talents and crafts. And, of course, beer and wine were served in the taproo
West Springfield Planning Board affirms marijuana ban
WEST SPRINGFIELD -- An ordinance banning recreational marijuana will now be encoded in the town's zoning. The West Springfield Planning Board voted Dec. 5 to amend local land use regulations to disallow recreational cannabis enterprises, thereby confirming the will of the Town Council. The permanent
Hu Ke Lau to be torn down Wednesday morning
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Sad news for fans of the recently closed Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, a demolition date has been set for the building. Owner Andy Yee told 22News the building will be torn down Wednesday morning.
HCC, Westfield State Hire Joint Director of Emergency Management
HOLYOKE, WESTFIELD — In a first for both institutions, Holyoke Community College (HCC) and Westfield State University have jointly hired a dedicated, full-time director to oversee emergency management and operations planning on each campus.
4-vehicle accident sends man to Springfield hospital
DEERFIELD — A white Honda Civic struck three vehicles as it traveled south on Routes 5 and 10 from the Cheapside Bridge between Greenfield and Old Deerfield Friday, finally coming to a halt after hitting something head-on. It wound up facing south on the side of the northbound lane around 1:52 p.m.
Westfield Meriden Has Gifts for Some of the Most Difficult People to Shop For
MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A recent study found some of the most difficult people to buy presents for are our significant others and our parents, but Westfield Meriden is a great place to find gifts they'll love.
Palmer man charged with murder in deadly stabbing
PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) - A Palmer man is facing murder charges after a deadly stabbing in the town Thursday. According to the Hampden County District Attorney's Office, police were called to 321 River Road in the Thorndike section of Palmer Thursday.
Springfield police seeking help to identify robbery suspect
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Springfield Police Department is seeking help to identify this suspect from an unarmed robbery at 140 Armory Street several weeks ago. Springfield police say the suspect is between 5'10" and 6'0" and approximately 180 pounds.
Springfield Police arrest 35-year-old on gun, drug charges
SPRINGFIELD - Police arrested a 35-year-old man and recovered an unloaded firearm after a traffic stop Wednesday evening in the Old Hill section of the city. Jayson Gomez, of State Street, is charged with carrying a loaded firearm, possession of a large capacity feeding device without a license, pos
3 Massachusetts men plead guilty to drug dealing - and win pleas to be home (temporarily) for the holidays
SPRINGFIELD -- Two Holyoke men and a Chicopee man on Thursday pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and cocaine with intent to distribute. The two Holyoke brothers will be going to state prison, the Chicopee man to the Hampden County Correctional Center in Ludlow.
Hampden DA releases name of Palmer homicide suspect
PALMER - A 62-year-old man suspected of stabbing another man to death at a River Road address Thursday night has been identified as town resident Robert Nompleggi. The Hampden District Attorney released the suspect's name early Friday afternoon.
Westfield Bank adds Union Station ATMs
SPRINGFIELD — Westfield Bank has now has an ATM in Springfield’s Union Station. Approved by the Springfield Redevelopment Authority last month, the cash machine is located in the main concourse on the station’s main floor.
Lawyers for 3 Chicopee home invasion suspects seek reports on arrests, police shooting
CHICOPEE - Lawyers for three Chicopee home invasion suspects, including one who was shot by police, have expressed frustration about delays in releasing arrest reports and related documents.
Manufacturing program at Westfield Technical Academy guarantees job after high school
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Machine technology students at Westfield Technical Academy are guaranteed they’ll land a well-paying job as soon as they graduate from the high school.
Westfield residents discuss study of city's water supply at public meeting
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Westfield residents are trying to ensure the safety of their water supply. The city is currently renovating several wells. The activist group WRAFT wants to make sure their water is free from toxic chemicals.