A Granby man will spend four years in prison after admitting he set a house on fire. Scott Szaban broke into an unoccupied home on Chicopee Street two years ago and torched it. He then pointed a pellet gun at police when they showed up at his mobile home to arrest him. The vacant house was being renovated for sale at the time, and was owned by an Easthampton man.
Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs.
America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.
A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.
The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.
Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.