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Springfield Fights Repeal Of Mass. Casino Law

The city of Springfield is asking the state’s highest court to keep a proposed repeal of the Massachusetts casino gambling law off the November state ballot.

02/20/2014

Police at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. (WBZ-TV)

Man In Standoff With Police Outside Springfield Hospital

Springfield police say a hospital is in precautionary lockdown while police negotiate with an armed man threatening to take his life in a parking lot outside.

02/18/2014

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Springfield Detective Among 11 Taken In Valentine’s Day Prostitution Sting

A Springfield detective is among 11 men who have been arrested in a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting.

02/16/2014

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Mass. Four Year Graduation Rate Improves

Eighty-five percent of students who entered as ninth-graders in 2009-10, or entered that class at any point, graduated within four years, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said.

01/27/2014

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Conn. Man Accused Of Stealing $12K In Disaster Relief After 2011 Mass. Tornado

A federal grand jury in Connecticut has returned an indictment charging a 41-year-old man with fraudulently securing federal assistance by claiming that he was a victim of a series of tornadoes that killed four people and destroyed more than 1,400 homes in central and western Massachusetts.

01/25/2014

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MGM Ruled Suitable For Casino Project In Mass.

The state’s gambling commission has cleared the way for MGM Resorts to pursue a casino in Springfield.

12/23/2013

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Springfield Family Builds Boomerang Business

He hasn’t quit his day job yet, but a Springfield engineer is hoping to grow his grass roots boomerang business.

12/14/2013

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Springfield Police Find Large Marijuana Business

Springfield police say they have broken up a marijuana growing and drug distribution operation run by a married couple in their home.

12/12/2013

A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

MGM Looks To Clear Next Hurdle In $800 Million Springfield Casino Bid

The investigative arm of the state’s gambling commission is recommending that MGM Resorts International be found suitable to proceed with a bid for a casino in downtown Springfield, with certain conditions.

12/09/2013

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Springfield Man Accused Of Motor Vehicle Homicide In Crash That Killed His Infant

Western Massachusetts authorities have identified a man and girl killed in a head-on crash in Easthampton that injured three other people, and police have arrested a man accused of causing the crash.

12/08/2013

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