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Grand jury indicts Stewart Weldon on 52 charges

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A Hampden County grand jury has indicted Stewart Weldon on over four dozen charges.

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Upcoming fairs across Western Mass.

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It may still be summer out there, but soon, the seasons will begin to change and fall will descend upon New England.

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Strong to severe storms likely later today

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Today is a First Warning Weather Day as thunderstorms enter western Mass this afternoon and evening. Some storms may be severe with damaging wind gusts, torrential rain and even an isolated tornado...

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Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions Video included

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The verdict, now in the hands of 12 jurors, will provide a measure of the special counsel's ability to make charges stick.

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Hadley police seek to identify larceny suspect

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The Hadley Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a larceny suspect.

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Firefighter injured, 4 residents and dog displaced after Westfield house fire

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Firefighters are currently working to put out a structure fire in Westfield.

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Crews called to nearly 100 overdoses in New Haven in 36 hours Video included

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Since Tuesday night, at least 99 people in New Haven overdosed on what is believed to be the synthetic drug K2.

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Crews rescue dog stuck on bridge ledge in Springfield

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Springfield firefighters came to the rescue for a small pup that happened to get stuck on a bridge ledge 40 feet above a river Thursday afternoon. 

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Springfield police arrest 2 involved with rental scheme

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Springfield Police are issuing a warning to homeowners and realtors of a rental scheme that resulted in two arrests on Monday. 

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Popular horse show in West Springfield canceled after horse becomes ill

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 This week the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield typically hosts the Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show. 

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Springfield city council discuss marijuana regulations

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There is a moratorium in the city of Springfield on recreational pot sales, but on September 30th that changes.

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Local recovery centers warn about "K2" synthetic drug

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On Wednesday, 89 people in New Haven, Connecticut overdosed after taking K2, a synthetic marijuana. 

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Local fans remember, pay tribute to Aretha Franklin

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Western Massachusetts music lovers and record shops, celebrating the life of the Queen of Soul.

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Synthetic drug blamed for New Haven overdoses

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A startling story in Connecticut is grabbing headlines in western Massachusetts.  Just short of 90 people now have overdosed on the New Haven Green in just over 24 hours and officials say K2 was to blame.

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Mass. D.A.'s reach agreement over breathalyzers

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An agreement has been reached by all 11 district attorneys in the state and a consolidated group of defendants over the reliability of the state's breathalyzer equipment.

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Fmr. Northampton custodian pleads guilty to photographing students in a bathroom

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A former Northampton High School custodian has pleaded guilty to charges related to his arrest earlier this year.

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Ragweed season is ramping up

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If your nose is feeling stuffy and your eyes are watering, you're likely suffering from allergies.

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Meet Princess, a great dog looking for a good home

Meet Princess, this week's featured friend from the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center.

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Celebrating National Roller Coaster Day at Six Flags

Thursday marks National Roller Coaster Day and what better place to celebrate than the coaster capital of New England - Six Flags New England.

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Buzz Around Town: Wildwood Barbecue in Hadley

Brittany buzzes up to Hadley to check out Wildwood Barbecue on Route 9.

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