UNCASVILLE, CT - JUNE 28: The Casino of the Sky at the Mohegan Sun. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Financial Pressures Weigh On Tribes Casino Expansion Plans

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Tough financial questions confront Connecticut’s two beleaguered tribal casinos proposing a major investment to fend off new competitive threats looming in Massachusetts. Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino are looking to […]


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Amtrak Service Disrupted In Hartford Area

A freight train derailment has forced Amtrak to suspend service between Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts.


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Massachusetts Officials Approve Casino Licenses

BOSTON (AP) – State gambling regulators have unanimously voted to finalize casino licenses for MGM for its $800 million Springfield casino and Wynn for its $1.6 billion Everett resort. The gambling giants were granted operating […]


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Springfield Rape Suspect Nabbed In Georgia

A suspected serial rapist from Springfield has been captured in Georgia.


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Prostitution Charges Dropped Against Mass. Officer

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut judge has dismissed all charges against a Springfield detective who was arrested in a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting. The Journal Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1B1snO1 ) that Enfield Superior Court Judge […]


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Man Arrested After Dragging Officer With Car

A Springfield, Mass. man is under arrest for dragging an officer with his car at an apartment complex on Blakeslee Street in Bristol Saturday afternoon, police say.


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Clinton Police: Mom Arrested For Drunken Drive-Thru

A Springfield woman is under arrest for going through a McDonald’s Drive-Thru drunk with her 2-year-old in the car.


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Regulators to Give Formal Approval to Springfield Casino

State gambling regulators are expected to finalize a deal making MGM Springfield Massachusetts’ first licensed casino operator.


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Mass. Gaming Officials Okay MGM Springfield Casino

MGM will be named Massachusetts’ first casino operator, but the Las Vegas-based gambling giant will not have to immediately pay millions of dollars in state fees and other payments required by law.


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Two Fatal Shootings In Springfield

Springfield police are investigating the city’s second fatal shooting in less than 24 hours.