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Feeding Hills woman arrested for OUI after hitting pedestrian

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A Feeding Hills woman has been arrested on charges of operating under the influence after police say she drove into a man walking down the street with his wife this afternoon.   More>>

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Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead. More>>

Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

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A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. More>>

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

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Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and... More>>

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion Video included

Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw a column of smoke billowing into the sky above his small Texas town. He immediately thought, "Somebody has died tonight." More>>

Police: 6-year-old accidentally shoots woman in car, kills her Video included

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A woman was accidentally shot and killed by a child in Easley on Thursday afternoon, Maj. Tim Tollison confirmed to FOX Carolina. More>>

Elderly woman crashes car into Franklin County home

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An elderly woman's license may be revoked after Greenfield police say she crashed into a house there on Wednesday. More>>

State trooper arrests Holyoke man on gun, drug charges

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A state trooper arrested a man Wednesday night for carrying an unlicensed gun and being in possession of heroin.  More>>

MEMA, Boston Athletic Association announce safety app for Marathon Monday

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If you're heading to Boston for Marathon Monday, the Boston Athletic Association and MEMA are reminding you to sign up for safety alerts.
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Police seize LSD, mushrooms, MDMA, pot, during Amherst drug raid

Police seized various drugs and paraphernalia following a drug raid in Amherst Wednesday. Police seized various drugs and paraphernalia following a drug raid in Amherst Wednesday.
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The Northwestern Anti-Crime Task Force has arrested two people after seizing various drug materials and more than $8,000 in cash as part of an ongoing investigation. More>>

Ukrainian unity on display with peaceful rallies

Thousands gathered for peaceful demonstrations Thursday in at least four eastern cities to denounce Russia for its perceived meddling in Ukrainian affairs, a day after the most lethal clash so far killed three pro-Russian... More>>

Nigerians search unsafe forest for abducted girls

Able-bodied men from the Nigerian town of Chibok have taken to the dangerous Sambisa Forest to search for more than 100 abducted girls and young women whom the military claimed to have freed from their Islamic extremist... More>>

Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

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Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast. More>>

103-year-old Red Sox fan gets visit from World Series trophy

Ivan Hoyt sitting with the 2013 Red Sox World Series trophy in Londmeadow. Ivan Hoyt sitting with the 2013 Red Sox World Series trophy in Londmeadow.
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A 103-year-old Longmeadow resident and lifelong Boston Red Sox fan got a very special birthday gift Thursday afternoon. More>>

Obama hopeful on Ukraine, will watch Russians

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President Barack Obama says he hopes Russia lives up to its agreement with Ukraine but adds that Russia's previous actions give him concern. More>>

Gov. Patrick appoints new chief justice of state's highest court

Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants
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Gov. Deval Patrick is elevating Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants to serve as chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. More>>

Holyoke school officials say improvements must be made

Superintendent of Holyoke Public Schools Sergio Paez. (HPS) Superintendent of Holyoke Public Schools Sergio Paez. (HPS)
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Some upsetting statistics were reported out of the state of the schools address in Holyoke Wednesday night, but Superintendent Sergio Paez says he has a plan to improve the district.  More>>

Schools tweak strategies for weather days

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Future bouts of unpredictable weather could produce a hodgepodge of solutions for making up lost school days, similar to what happened this year. More>>

MGM asks gaming commission for approval to start construction

MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis. MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis.
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MGM asked the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to grant it a provisional license so the company can start construction on an $800 million resort and casino in downtown Springfield. More>>

Springfield woman denies killing 61-year-old man

Diomaris Valentin, 28, of 97 Tinkham Rd., Springfield, appeared in Springfield District Court Thursday on a murder charge. Diomaris Valentin, 28, of 97 Tinkham Rd., Springfield, appeared in Springfield District Court Thursday on a murder charge.
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The woman accused of Springfield's second homicide of 2014 denied the murder charge in Springfield District Court Thursday morning. More>>

Ukraine: More stringent border checks for Russians

Ukraine is introducing stringent checks for Russian citizens who want to cross the border into Ukraine. More>>

Aaron Hernandez associate accused of lying to feds

An associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been arrested on charges of obstruction of justice, witness tampering and lying to a federal grand jury. More>>

Northwestern anti-crime task force makes heroin arrest in Athol

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Members of the Northwestern Anti-Crime Task Force arrested a man while they say he was delivering nearly 100 grams of heroin in Athol.  More>>

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