• I-90 November 4, 2022 2:26 pm

    Mass. Police Search for Conn. Shooting Suspect, Closing Part of Turnpike

    A man suspected in a West Hartford, Connecticut, shooting was the subject of a police search in western Massachusetts that closed down part of the Massachusetts Turnpike. Massachusetts State Police and local police were looking for 22-year-old Darnell Barnes, considered armed and dangerous, in Russell and Blandford, troopers said. Barnes allegedly shot someone multiple times early Friday morning. “Residents asked…

  • The Watcher October 22, 2022 12:35 am

    ‘Go Home!' Residents of NJ Town Are Over ‘The Watcher' — and They Want Fans Out

    You’ve probably heard about Netflix’s new TV miniseries “The Watcher” by now. It’s one of the creepiest stories in New Jersey history and has held the streaming giant’s No. 1 spot almost constantly since it debuted last week.

  • The Watcher October 17, 2022 3:39 pm

    Where Was ‘The Watcher' Filmed? And More Non-Spoiler Questions on Netflix's New No. 1

    The Broaddus family bought their dream home at 657 Boulevard in Westfield, New Jersey, in 2014. Then came letters from “The Watcher.” Here’s what to know about the Netflix series.

  • The Watcher October 17, 2022 12:26 pm

    ‘The Watcher,' New Jersey's Creepiest True Story, Makes Netflix Debut — and We've Got Chills

    The Broaddus family bought their dream home at 657 Boulevard in Westfield, New Jersey, in 2014. Then came letters from “The Watcher.” Here’s what to know about the Netflix series.

  • Boston June 9, 2022 9:40 pm

    Worker Killed at Construction Site in Boston; Man Identified

    A man is dead following an accident at a construction site in Boston’s Seaport District early Thursday morning, authorities confirmed. Emergency crews were called to the area of Northern Avenue around 6 a.m. One person died at the scene, Boston EMS said. Another person was taken to a nearby hospital but is expected to survive. Boston police identified the...

  • WESTFIELD February 26, 2022 10:10 am

    Barnes Airbase Now Eligible for Funds to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals

    The Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield is now eligible for funding from the federal Defense Environmental Restoration Program to help mitigate the impact of contamination by so-called forever chemicals in the city. Masslive.com reports that Air Force Col. David Halasi-Kun announced Wednesday during a public Restoration Advisory Board meeting that the board became eligible to apply for...

  • dining January 19, 2022 11:35 am

    Get Ready, a Friendly's Cafe is Opening in Mass.

    An old favorite with a new spin is set to open in Westfield, Mass. next month. A 2700 square-foot Friendly’s Cafe will open in the first week of February. The menu will include classic Friendly’s options, with meals and of course ice cream, but the setup will be a little different, with the restaurant offering fast-casual service. Customers will...

  • Alligator December 7, 2021 8:11 pm

    Alligator Seen Swimming in Massachusetts River Captured

    An alligator that had been spotted swimming in the Westfield River in western Massachusetts on multiple occasions in recent months was captured on Tuesday. The alligator was captured by a Good Samaritan, West Springfield Animal Control said in a Facebook post Tuesday afternoon. The elusive reptile is now in the custody of Massachusetts Environmental Police. Animal control officials said the…

  • missing child August 3, 2021 5:35 pm

    8-Year-Old Girl Missing From Westfield Is Located

    Police in Westfield, Massachusetts, located a child who’d been reported missing Tuesday, officials said. The 8-year-old was last seen near Fairfield Avenue about 2 p.m., according to local police. But she was later found safe and is with her family.

  • WESTFIELD January 5, 2021 4:41 pm

    Sword Stolen From Mass. Statue Returned After 40 Years

    A veteran returned a sword he stole from a statue of a Revolutionary War general 40 years ago, telling the head of the Massachusetts town’s historical commission that he regretted taking it. Cindy P. Gaylord, the chair of Westfield’s Historical Commission, said a man contacted the city hall saying he had the sword stolen from the town’s statue of...

  • crash July 7, 2020 5:32 am

    21-Year-Old Dies in Westfield Multi-Car Crash

    A 21-year-old man from Plymouth died in a multiple-car crash in Westfield Monday, according to police. Three cars crashed on Route 90 Westbound in the middle of heavy traffic just after 3 p.m., police found, including a 36-year-old woman driving a 2019 Toyota Rav4, a 57-year-old man driving a 2017 Ford Super duty pick-up and the 21-year-old who was driving…

  • Massachusetts November 7, 2019 5:00 pm

    Ex-Detective Charged With Murder in Wife's Death

    A former Westfield, Massachusetts, police detective was charged with first-degree murder in his wife’s death.

  • Massachusetts November 7, 2019 5:09 pm

    Former Westfield Detective Charged With Murdering Wife Last Year

    A former detective has been arrested and charged with murder in the 2018 shooting death of his wife, which he’d reported as a suicide at their Westfield, Massachusetts, home, prosecutors said Thursday. Brian Fanion, 55, was arrested Wednesday hours after a Hampden County grand jury issued a first-degree murder indictment for him, according to a news release from the county...

  • Massachusetts July 2, 2019 1:23 pm

    Funeral Held for Couple Killed in NH Motorcycle Crash

    The funeral for a Massachusetts couple killed last month in a tragic motorcycle crash was held Tuesday in Middleboro.

  • Massachusetts July 2, 2019 1:23 pm

    Funeral Held for Massachusetts Couple Killed in NH Crash

    Friends and family are gathering in Middleboro today to remember the lives of two victims of the tragic crash that resulted in the deaths of seven motorcyclists. Edward and Jo-Ann Corr, of Lakeville, were on their way to a fundraiser when the crash occurred.

  • Massachusetts June 26, 2019 5:02 pm

    ICE Orders Hold on Driver in NH Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists

    U.S. immigration officials have placed a detainer on the man charged with seven counts of negligent homicide in the collision that killed seven motorcyclists in a small New Hampshire town last week. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has ordered a hold on 23-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, a Ukraine national who was allegedly driving the pickup truck that was involved in the June...

  • Massachusetts June 25, 2019 8:34 pm

    Court Documents Reveal New Details About NH Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists

    New details are emerging in court paperwork about the crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire over the weekend. Vlodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested Monday morning at his West Springfield, Massachusetts home. He is accused of driving a pickup truck towing a flatbed trailer that collided with with a group of motorcyclists on Friday night, leaving victims strewn on...

  • Massachusetts June 25, 2019 8:34 pm

    Court Documents Reveal New Details About NH Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists

    New details are emerging in court paperwork about the crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire over the weekend. Vlodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested Monday morning at his West Springfield, Massachusetts home. He is accused of driving a pickup truck towing a flatbed trailer that collided with with a group of motorcyclists on Friday night, leaving victims strewn on...

  • Massachusetts June 1, 2019 4:31 pm

    Western Massachusetts Marks Tornado Anniversary

    Eight years ago, a deadly EF-3 tornado tore across Western Massachusetts. The twister touched down around Westfield, tracking east through places like West Springfield, Springfield, Monson, Brimfield and Sturbridge. The storm lifted once it arrived in Charlton, some 39 miles away.

  • Maine August 28, 2018 8:51 am

    70-Year-Old Man Killed in ATV Crash in Mars Hill, Maine

    A 70-year-old man from Westfield, Maine died Monday following a fatal ATV crash in Mars Hill, according to Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Shortly before 6 p.m., Gary Webber was traveling north on East Ridge Road when his vehicle left the trail and went into a steep ditch, where he died.

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