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Child's body pulled from Westfield River in Russell
"There's a whole lot of current the water is too strong for any little kids to be swimming near that, whether they fall off, get sucked in, get too close it's just not safe for little kids over there," said Dyllan Farneth of Russell.
4th of July Fireworks Schedule
Enfield, Conn.:Town Green at 9:45-10:30 p.m.Are you attending any of these events?We want to know!Send us your videos and pictures toReportIt@wwlp.com
Chicopee police searching for breaking and entering suspect
Photo Courtesy: Chicopee Police DepartmentCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Police are asking the public's help in identifying the man in the photo who they say is a breaking and entering suspect.Chicopee police spokesman officer Mike Wilk told 22News the man pictured allegedly walked through the neighborhoo
State Police stop overloaded truck on I-91 in Springfield
State Police shared this pictures and offered this safety reminder.. "when traveling with a load in a vehicle, take a look at it and before taking to the roads, ask yourself, 'What could go wrong?'"
Belchertown police looking to identify CVS theft suspect
(Belchertown Police Department)BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) - Belchertown police are looking to identify a man accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from a store in town.According to Belchertown police, the theft happened Sunday night at the CVS on North Main Street. The man alle
Body of missing child found in western Massachusetts river
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MGM Springfield Settles Extended Last Call ahead of Casino Resort Launch in August — CasinoGamesPro.com
In order to keep the consistent pattern which is present throughout the rest of the casino venues managed by the casino operator, the new location should also featurean extended cutoff hour. In a recent statement, the casino developer and operator made it clear that the new movie theater complex whi
Police activity at Citizens Bank in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - There is police activity at Citizens Bank in Springfield's South End.When our 22News crews got to the bank at 950 Main Street, we could police cruisers parked outside and yellow caution tape across the front entrance of the bank.22News has left a message with Springfield
Lane closure on I-91 in Whately due to fuel spill cleanup
WHATELY, Mass. (WWLP) - Cleanup efforts are set to continue Thursday, two days after a deadly tanker truck rollover on I-91 in Whately.
3 Holyoke men indicted on drug distribution charges
In a news release sent to 22News, the Justice Department said 35-year-old Pedro Colon Amadeo, 29-year-old Jean Carlos Rivera, and 35-year-old Anthony Rivera were arrested for drug distribution in Holyoke between November 2017 and January 2018.
Power outage affecting West Springfield, Springfield
Just before 8:00 a.m., power was restored to most of the customers affected. According to the outage map, 25 customers remain without power in West Springfield, and just one customer remains without power in Springfield.
West Springfield business receives hundreds of calls after being spoofed
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A West Springfield business said they received hundreds and hundreds of phone calls, but not from their customers.
Hadley residents to vote on funding for fire substation
HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) - Hadley residents will go to the polls Thursday, to decide whether to increase taxes to pay for a new fire substation.
Easthampton man indicted on drug trafficking, firearms charges
William Grajalez-Rios, 33, was indicted on charges of trafficking in heroin and cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, improper storage of a firearm, possession of a firearm while committing
Western Mass. residents, immigrants travel to the State House to lobby
Amendment to end collaboration between local sheriffs and ICE through 287g contract.Amendment to inform people in police custody about their basic rights.Amendment to ensure that police and other law enforcement officials do not inquire about immigration status unless required by law.Amendment to sa
Students, officials celebrate Harvest of the Month program
According to a news release sent to 22News, the students will be joined by volunteers from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, representatives from Massachusetts Farm to School, and a representative from the office of Richard Kos.
Classroom news and notes from around the region
Easthampton — Jackson Carlino, the son of Will and Kim of Easthampton, recently graduated from Academy Hill School in Springfield.
County Fare: Facelift given to Cobbles parking lot
Joe Prince, a local neighbor, took on the chore to cut the grass and pick up trash over the past few years. All along he had been planning a renovation from dirt to asphalt and over a recent weekend it went from eyesore to awesome! After donating so many hours maintaining the Cobbles parking lot ove
One injured after shooting on Burr St. in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - One person was shot in an incident in Springfield Tuesday night.According to Springfield Police Department Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, police were called to a ShotSpotter activation on Burr Street at approximately 10:15 p.m.Walsh said one man was taken to Baystate Medical Ce
Springfield police looking for missing teen boy
Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22NewsJoshua Fernandezhas been missing since March. He is described as 5'6", 150 pounds with dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, and a scar above his right eyebrow.