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.
Police say a car with Massachusetts license plates has crashed in Connecticut, killing four people and critically injuring a fifth.
MSPCA officials are investigating a case of what they are calling “terrible animal cruelty.”
The city of Springfield has reached a $650,000 agreement with a utility for costs associated with natural gas explosion last November that destroyed an adult entertainment club and injured 18 people, Mayor Dominic Sarno said Thursday.