Man Arrested For 1992 Agawam Rape, MurderGary. E. Schara, 48, of West Springfield was arrested and charged with the murder, aggravated rape, and the kidnapping of Lisa Ziegert from 1992.
Tornado Watch Issued For Western MassachusettsThe National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Berkshire County in western Massachusetts.
Western Mass. Still Recovering From Tornado 2 Years Later Two years ago, a tornado swept through Western Massachusetts, killing a woman at his property called the Village Green Campground, and injuring others.
Mother And Daughter Die In Western Mass. House FireAuthorities say a 94-year-old woman and her 64-year-old daughter have died in a house fire in the western Massachusetts town of Whately.
MGM Abandons Plans For Casino In BrimfieldMGM Resorts says it is abandoning a plan to build a resort-style casino in the Massachusetts town of Brimfield, and will seek an alternative location in western Massachusetts.
Western Mass. Residents Hear Casino Plan For SpringfieldA company that hopes to build a casino in Springfield is assuring local residents that it doesn't have a glitzy Las Vegas-style resort in mind.
Small Earthquake Hits NorthamptonFor the second time in less than a week, a small earthquake hit Massachusetts.
State Hosts Public Meetings On Utility Response To October SnowstormThe Department of Public Utilities is looking into whether the power companies were properly prepared for the storm.
48 Spend Night On Amtrak Train Stuck In Western Mass.Amtrak officials say a train got stuck overnight in central Massachusetts with 48 people aboard and they are being taken to their destinations by bus.
Fire Tears Through Western Mass. Country ClubAuthorities say the investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed a western Massachusetts country club could take more than a week to complete.
Woman Charged With Killing Spouse In Western Mass.A former Massachusetts woman has been charged with killing her spouse.
Jet Maker Plans To Invest $20 Million, Add Jobs In Westfield Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. plans to build a new maintenance hangar in western Massachusetts, a move that will create 200 construction jobs, 100 new full-time positions and keep the company's 130 workers in Westfield.