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Local Stan Lee fans reflect on his impact and legacy

EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Many comic book fans are reacting to the death of Stan Lee, the man who created some of the world’s most iconic Marvel superheroes. → Read More

Convenience store workers on edge over recent armed robberies

NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A string of armed robberies at convenience stores across western Massachusetts recently have store clerks on-edge with the suspects still on the loose. → Read More

Firefighters advise checking smoke detectors ahead of Daylight Saving

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Daylight Saving ends late tonight. → Read More

Local immigration lawyer reacts to threats of rescinding birthright

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Reaction is coming to President Trump saying he would sign an executive order to stop birthright citizenship. → Read More

Springfield schools react to low SAT ranking

A new state analysis shows that Springfield students have some of the lowest SAT scores in the state. → Read More

Family of Holly Piirainen still searching for answers

STRUBRIDGE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's been twenty-five years since a Grafton girl went missing, and family and friends are hoping to get the public's help as they search for answers. → Read More

Agawam couple wedded by non-licensed officiant

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- An Agawam couple that got married last month learned their marriage wasn't actually official until after they tried getting the license from a town clerk's office. → Read More

Crews investigating two separate fires in Monson that happened on same day

MONSON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Firefighters in Monson had a busy weekend responding to two different house fires, and it was made easier with the help of surrounding communities. → Read More

Hundreds come out for Thunderbirds pep rally at MGM

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Springfield Thunderbirds kicked off their home opener tonight with a block party at MGM Springfield, attracting hundreds of fans. → Read More

Springfield neighborhood on edge after racial message found on car

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Residents in one Springfield neighborhood on edge after a racist message was found on a car abandoned on their street. → Read More

Intersection where teen hit on state's 'Most Dangerous' list

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - On Saturday, a Springfield teen was hit by a car while riding his bike. → Read More

Teen fighting for his life following Springfield crash

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Springfield teen is fighting for his life after he was hit by a car Saturday night. → Read More

Westfield mother claims man tried to abduct her son

WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A mom is speaking exclusively to Western Mass News after she claims a man allegedly tried to abduct her son in Westfield. → Read More

Facebook hoax has users thinking their account is cloned

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Important information about a hoax spreading rapidly on Facebook. → Read More

Missing Bay Path student found safe

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Bay Path student, who went missing last night, has been found safe. → Read More

20 killed in limousine crash in upstate New York

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened after twenty people died following a limousine crash in upstate New York. → Read More

Funding announced to help rehab Springfield's Paramount Theater

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Today, Gov. Charlie Baker was in Springfield to announce some new renovations set to take place at the Paramount Theater in downtown Springfield. → Read More

Phones across WMass buzz with presidential wireless alert test

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- This afternoon, you may have received a presidential alert on your phone that was all part of a national test. → Read More

Agawam officials concerned over Big E traffic backups

The Big E has come to an end, but people in Agawam are looking ahead to next year. → Read More

Police across Mass. teaming up this month for breast cancer awareness

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police departments locally and across the state are coming together to raise awareness for breast cancer. → Read More