State and local authorities with the Western Mass Gang Task Force arrested six people from a Chestnut Street home this week. More>>
Westfield State University's Vice President for Administration & Finance Milton Santiago announced that he is resigning effective immediately.
Militants stormed the Defense Ministry in the heart of Yemen's capital Thursday, killing 52 people, including at least seven foreigners, in a suicide car bombing and assault by gunmen. The brazen attack claimed by... More>>
There's more evidence that U.S. births may be leveling off after years of decline. More>>
Mandela called racist apartheid a "human tragedy" and spent 27 years in prison for speaking against the segregationist practice that was still in place nearly three decades after legal integration in the U.S. More>>
Northampton's city council has approved a request from Mayor David Narkewicz Thursday night, regarding a study to look at the impact a casino in Springfield would have on the city.
Campaign finance reports show Mohegan Sun spent less than half the money than it's one-time competitors did for a Western Mass casino.
Officials were engaged Thursday in the delicate task of recovering a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 abandoned in a rural field in central Mexico state. More>>
An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year. More>>
With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal... More>>
Jameis Winston is the leading Heisman trophy candidate and could become the second freshman to win college football's most prestigious individual award. Heisman ballots are due Dec 9.
State Sen. Gale Candaras and state Rep. Thomas Petrolati announced Thursday the state was releasing $200,000 for the former state-owned Belchertown State School. More>>
Ludlow Select Board member Aaron Saunders speaks to CBS 3's Cherise Leclerc about the town's surrounding community agreement with MGM. More>>
Pods of 35 pilot whales slowly swam Thursday into deeper water off Florida's southwest coast, raising optimism that the strandings of whales on Everglades National Park beaches may soon end on a positive note. More>>
The Council of Churches of Western Massachusetts began their fuel assistance program this week. More>>
The Ford Mustang is still galloping at 50. More>>
In some versions of stories Dec. 3-5 about a train derailment in New York City, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, incorrectly reported the train did not have a... More>>
Hadley officials have appointed Sgt. Damion Shanley as their acting police chief. More>>
A Pittsfield boy is fighting for his life in a Boston hospital after getting critically injured in a fire at his home. More>>
Northampton firefighters quickly put out a business fire Thursday afternoon. More>>
Three people were arrested following a drug raid in Springfield. More>>
While the city of Northampton is 16 miles away from the proposed casino site, the city would like a mitigation agreement of their own with MGM. More>>
The president and CEO of Baystate Health, Mark Tolosky, has decided to step down next July. More>>
The Defense Ministry came under attack Thursday from a suicide car bomber and heavily armed gunmen, killing 52 people and wounding 167 in a fierce battle in the heart of Yemen's capital of Sanaa, the government said. More>>
Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020. More>>
The touching Paul Walker tribute from his Fast and Furious cast mates leads Your Week in Pop Culture. More>>
Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy. More>>
The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to minus 20 or worse in the northern midsection of the country, and forcing much of the rest of the nation to... More>>
New court documents released Wednesday suggest Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have offered $5,000 and a car to suspected drug dealers in exchange for a video that appears to show him smoking crack. More>>
It was a special night at Bright Nights in Springfield for some military members and their families.
Springfield police arrested a man they say sold guns and drugs out of his Indian Orchard home. Police say 39-year-old Michael Spillane was arrested Tuesday morning after a two month investigation.
UMass officials want parents of students to know they're doing everything they can to keep their kids safe.
Springfield police say a North End shooting Tuesday night happened after a cell phone deal went bad.
Giving no ground, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traded strong arguments Wednesday over China's contentious new air defense zone, with little indication of progress toward defusing a... More>>
"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by injuries from both the impact and subsequent fire when the Porsche his friend was driving smashed into a light pole and tree, according to an autopsy released Wednesday. More>>
We promised a Christmas music-free zone until after Thanksgiving. Now Thanksgiving is over and Christmastime is here. Cue the Christmas music.
The attackers waited in an olive grove around midnight. As the Hezbollah commander pulled into the garage of his nearby apartment building, they went in after him. Five bullets were pumped into his head and neck from a... More>>
Recordings of 911 calls from the Newtown school shooting were released to the public on Wednesday afternoon. More>>
BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is helping fellow Democrat Katherine Clark kick off her final get-out-the-vote drive before next week's special election in the state's 5th Congressional District. Warren More>>
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Two Worcester men are facing voter fraud charges stemming from last month's municipal election. Fifty-year-old Mark Atlas is charged with voting under someone else's name. Authorities More>>
SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A 14-year-old Massachusetts boy is set to be arraigned on murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges in the killing of his high school math teacher. Philip Chism is accused More>>
A truck carrying a radiotherapy machine used in cancer treatment was stolen Monday. More>>
Springfield police are investigating a car rollover on Belmont Avenue Tuesday night. More>>
Springfield police say detectives are at the hospital investigating a possible gunshot victim. Police tell CBS 3 that they believe the incident originated in the city's North End. More>>
A long-time Springfield food truck operator is fighting against the Springfield Parking Authority after getting slammed with hundreds of dollars in fines.
The town of Ludlow has become the first Western Massachusetts town to sign a surrounding community agreement with MGM. More>>
Autopsies have been completed on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker, but the results won't be released until Wednesday, authorities said. More>>
An 85-year-old U.S. veteran being held in North Korea spent his war years there in one of the Army's first special forces units, helping a clandestine group of Korean partisans who were fighting and spying well behind... More>>
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. More>>
Springfield police continue to investigate an armed robbery at a Forest Park business. More>>
There are new details on the double stabbing that killed a 50-year-old man and hurt another during the knife fight at an apartment building in Springfield. More>>
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit can use bankruptcy to cut employee pensions and relieve itself of other crushing debts, handing a defeat to the city's unions and retirees and shifting the case into a... More>>
With the advent of 3-D printers capable of producing plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines. More>>
Construction workers in Greenfield found the body of a man floating in the Falls River Monday afternoon. More>>
A Pathfinder Regional Technical High School teacher was in court on Tuesday facing accusations of sexual harassment on a student. More>>
Chris Stewart sits down with Longmeadow Select Board Member, Alex Grant More>>
Greenfield police have launched an investigation after a body was found near a bridge More>>
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Fifteen more communities are participating in the second round of a grassroots solar energy program run by the Amherst-based Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the state Department More>>
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts-based institutions have been awarded nearly $260,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Amherst College received a total of more than $100,000 More>>
BOSTON (AP) - State officials found evidence supporting 249 allegations of physical and sexual abuse or poor care involving children in state-monitored settings last year. The numbers were included in More>>
BOSTON (AP) - A spokesman for Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker says Baker is endorsing Karyn Polito in her run for lieutenant governor. Polito, a former state representative who ran for More>>
BOSTON (AP) - Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun may soon find out if they can proceed with a plan for a Revere-only casino. The state gambling commission is expected to discuss the issue during its regularly-scheduled More>>
President Barack Obama's new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will... More>>
Anti-government protesters crossed heavily fortified barriers and reached the gates of the Thai prime minister's office and the city police headquarters without resistance from police Tuesday. More>>
Bright Nights held its eighth annual 5k road race Monday night in Forest Park in Springfield. More>>
The number of homeless families the state has put in hotels surged to an all-time high despite efforts to reduce the number.
Residents in Longmeadow against a Springfield casino have collected thousands of signatures in surrounding towns.
A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or... More>>
Police in Springfield said they responded to several violent incidents over the holiday weekend. On Monday, Officer Charles Youmans said it was unusual to see so much activity at this time of year.
Amid the jerseys and baseball bats held in a secure room at SCP Auctions, there's a piece of sports memorabilia that speaks to much more than athletic prowess: an Olympic medal won by track star Jesse Owens at the 1936... More>>
Springfield police are asking for help from the public with their search for a missing woman. More>>
Gov. Deval Patrick is suing to block the Martha's Vineyard-based Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe from opening a small casino on the island. More>>
On Dec. 2, Springfield residents will find out if MGM Springfield clears a major hurdle in its bid to bring a proposed $800 million casino resort to the city's South End. More>>
The pilot of a Scottish police helicopter did not put out any emergency calls before crashing through the roof of a crowded Glasgow pub, killing nine people, investigators said Monday. More>>
All charges against an Amherst man accused of disorderly conduct, have been dropped. His arrest by Northampton police was seen by thousands of people online. More>>
An Ashfield man was seriously injured Monday morning after he was struck by a part of a bulldozer he was working on. More>>
Three Western Mass towns were selected to participate in a state-wide solar energy project. More>>
Now whenever Twitter fails, users will see robots instead of the iconic Fail Whale. More>>
A former Westfield State College student convicted of killing his longtime friend in his off-campus apartment at Umass Amherst wants the state's highest court to grant him a new trial. More>>
The White House says the government's health care website received 375,000 visitors on Monday by noon. That's a surge in use on the first business day since Obama administration officials declared that the... More>>
BOSTON (AP) - The cost of a gallon gas in Massachusetts is up another 3 cents, and has now jumped 8 cents in the past month. AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the average price of a gallon More>>
One man died after a double stabbing in Springfield early Sunday morning More>>
Retailers got Americans into stores during the start to the holiday shopping season. Now, they'll need to figure out how to get them to actually shop. More>>
One woman died Sunday after being struck by a car in Springfield. More>>
The price of lords-a-leaping and ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season, but other items mentioned in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas" still cost the same as they did last year. More>>
The Melha Shriners are kicking off the holiday season by giving Western Mass residents the chance to win some interesting Christmas trees.
The Melha Shriners are kicking off the holiday season by giving Western Mass residents the chance to win some interesting Christmas trees.More>>
We are still months away from St. Patrick's Day, but the Springfield St. Patrick's Parade Committee got the ball rolling towards 2014 on Sunday.
We are still months away from St. Patrick's Day, but the Springfield St. Patrick's Parade Committee got the ball rolling towards 2014 on Sunday.More>>
A 30-year-old city man is facing numerous assault and firearm-related charges after being chased down by police early Sunday morning.
A 30-year-old city man is facing numerous assault and firearm-related charges after being chased down by police early Sunday morning.More>>
Investigators sought to determine the cause of a fiery crash that killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker while the actor's fans erected a makeshift memorial Sunday near where the Porsche he was riding in smashed... More>>
Sgt. John Delaney of the Springfield Police Department told CBS 3 that they were called to the disturbance just after 4 a.m. on Sunday. More>>