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.
A Springfield detective is among 11 men who have been arrested in a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting.
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.
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.
The state’s gambling commission has cleared the way for MGM Resorts to pursue a casino in Springfield.
He hasn’t quit his day job yet, but a Springfield engineer is hoping to grow his grass roots boomerang business.
Springfield police say they have broken up a marijuana growing and drug distribution operation run by a married couple in their home.
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.
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.
A Springfield Police Department cadet and a 17-year-old girl were killed in separate crashes in Springfield.