• Massachusetts April 2, 2024 12:52 pm

    Police search for 15-year-old from Springfield who ran away last month

    A 15-year-old boy from Springfield, Massachusetts, ran away last month, and now police are trying to find him, authorities said Tuesday. Carlos is believed to have runaway at about 5 p.m. on March 27, Springfield police wrote on its Facebook page. The teen was described as 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 100 pounds. He could be in the…

  • Springfield March 21, 2024 1:33 pm

    Report: MGM Resorts considering sale of casinos in Mass. and Ohio

    MGM Resorts International is considering selling its casinos in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Northfield Park, Ohio, according to a report from Bloomberg News, which cited people with knowledge on the matter. The company, which operates 31 casinos globally, began consulting financial advisors upon review of MGM’s share price, which has risen less than 5% over the last two years despite growth…

  • Massachusetts February 29, 2024 12:10 pm

    Child, 2, safe after car they were inside is stolen in Springfield

    A toddler was inside a car while it was stolen in Springfield, Massachusetts, Wednesday night, local police said, warning about a spike in motor vehicle thefts. The 2-year-old child was found and is safe, police said Thursday, ahead of a briefing from police and Mayor Domenic Sarno. They didn’t share more details about the incident Thursday morning, but did...

  • Springfield November 15, 2023 1:55 pm

    1 dead, 3 others hurt in Springfield shooting, police say

    A man has died and three others are hurt after a shooting in Springfield, Massachusetts on Tuesday, police say. Officers responded to Morgan Street around 6:20 p.m. to find multiple gunshot victims, according to the Springfield Police Department. Two of them were found inside a Freightliner truck, and a third was on the ground. One of the victims found inside…

  • Springfield October 19, 2023 9:14 pm

    Person of interest sought in deadly Springfield fire; mom of victims speaks

    Days after a fire ripped through a building in Springfield, Massachusetts, killing a woman and seriously hurting another person, police are looking for a person who was seen in the area. The mother of the woman who died, a recent high school graduate, and another woman who was seriously injured and remained at Massachusetts General Hospital Thursday spoke exclusively to…

  • Springfield October 20, 2023 5:17 pm

    1 person killed, another critically injured in early-morning fire in Springfield

    One person was killed and another critically injured in an early-morning fire in Springfield, Massachusetts. According to WWLP, the fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Monday at 118 Grover St., and two people were trapped inside. Firefighters arrived and were able to get everyone out of the house. A woman died in the fire, while the other victim was resuscitated…

  • Springfield September 28, 2023 11:08 am

    3 teenagers arrested after crashing into cruiser, injuring officers

    Three teenagers were arrested after crashing into a police cruiser while driving a stolen car in Springfield, Massachusetts on Tuesday evening. Springfield police say the incident took place at around 6:15 p.m. on Maple Street. According to authorities, they observed a car that had been reported stolen earlier in the day. The driver, identified as 19-year-old Daniel Walker, drove in…

  • Springfield September 27, 2023 1:02 pm

    3 arrested after teenager is killed in Springfield

    Authorities have arrested three people after a teenager was killed in Springfield late Sunday night. Police say they responded to a report of a gunshot victim in an apartment on Lionel Benoit Road, according to reports from WWLP. According to authorities they found a 17-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound and three other people in the apartment. The teenager was…

  • death investigation August 18, 2023 10:05 am

    Mom mourns ‘my princess,' 10-year-old girl shot by neighbor in Springfield

    The mother of a 10-year-old Massachusetts girl shot by a neighbor who forced his way into her family’s apartment earlier this week has died. The girl, identified as Aubrianna Lynn, was shot in Springfield on Monday and died on Thursday, her mother posted on Facebook. Stephanie Croteau wrote that the girl was not in pain and was surrounded by family....

  • Springfield August 17, 2023 10:50 pm

    10-year-old dead after Springfield shooting

    A 10-year-old wounded in a shooting Monday in Springfield, Massachusetts, has died, the city’s mayor confirmed. Police say 34-year-old Victor Nieves of Springfield forced his way through the front door of his neighbor’s apartment in the multi-family home they shared on Berkshire Avenue. He shot 52-year-old Kim Fairbanks, who died from her injuries, and two granddaughters, ages 12 and 10….

  • Springfield August 15, 2023 6:41 pm

    New details revealed in Springfield apartment shooting

    A Springfield, Massachusetts man forced his way into his neighbor’s home, shooting and killing her, and shot her grandchildren, leaving one of them in critical condition, before turning the gun on himself, officials said Tuesday.

  • Springfield August 15, 2023 6:42 pm

    Neighbor shot woman, her grandkids, then himself at Springfield apartment, DA says

    A Springfield, Massachusetts man forced his way into his neighbor’s home, shooting and killing her, and shot her grandchildren, leaving one of them in critical condition, before turning the gun on himself, officials said Tuesday. The Hampden District Attorney’s Office provided the update Tuesday, one day after they say Victor Nieves, 34, forced through the front door of his...

  • Massachusetts August 14, 2023 10:17 pm

    Serious injury reported in I-91 crash involving motorcycle and tractor-trailer

    A crash involving a motorcycle and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 91 in Springfield, Massachusetts, has resulted in serious injury and closed highway lanes to traffic Monday night. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation released little information but said all I-91 southbound lanes were closed at mile marker 8, just south of the Interstate 391 exchange. Around 10:15 p.m., MassDOT said lanes…

  • Massachusetts August 14, 2023 6:17 pm

    Two people dead, children hurt in Springfield shooting

    Investigators say the suspect is dead and there is no known threat to the public.

  • Springfield August 15, 2023 1:12 pm

    Two people dead, three children hurt in Springfield shooting

    Two people are dead and children hurt after a shooting in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Monday afternoon. Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni said Monday afternoon that there were multiple victims hurt in the incident at a home on Berkshire Avenue, and a man and a woman are dead. Three children were taken to the hospital for treatment. The suspected shooter…

  • Virginia August 10, 2023 12:45 pm

    U.S. Capitol brick by brick: New LEGO center houses miniature versions of iconic D.C. locations

    Visitors will find miniature versions of iconic D.C. locations, like the U.S. Capitol, made entirely out of Lego pieces.

  • Springfield June 16, 2023 12:47 pm

    Authorities arrest 44 people and seize firearms and fentanyl in Springfield

    Springfield Police have arrested 44 people after a multi-week investigation in the areas of Union, School, High and Temple Streets. Authorities said they also seized 14 illegal firearms and more than 1,000 grams of fentanyl. “Between the Fentanyl seized and the guns recovered there is no question our officers saved several lives during this operation”, said Springfield Police Superintendent Cheryl…

  • Springfield June 11, 2023 10:45 pm

    Man shot to death in Springfield

    A man is dead after a shooting in Springfield, Massachusetts on Sunday morning. According to reports from WWLP, the incident occurred on the 300 block of Orange Street. Police say they responded to a shotspotter activation at around 2:30 a.m. where they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was later taken to a local hospital where he…

  • Springfield June 7, 2023 2:22 pm

    Police investigating double homicide in Springfield

    Police are investigating a double homicide in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday. Springfield police told WWLP they were called to an apartment in the 200 block of Union Street shortly after midnight and found two bodies inside. No further details have been released by police. Springfield police and the Hampden District Attorney’s Office are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information on…

  • Springfield May 23, 2023 7:24 am

    Motorcycle Crash Leads to Serious Injuries on I-91 in Springfield

    A motorcycle crash on Tuesday morning has led to serious injuries in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Mass. Department of Transportation reported the crash just after 7 a.m., saying that it happened on Interstate 91 northbound at Exit 10. The left lane was closed down following the crash. Additional information has not been reelased.

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