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2 arrested in shooting incident in Springfield, victim reported

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There was a shooting this afternoon in Springfield and police say the victim is in "unknown condition." 

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Hundreds gathered in Springfield on Sunday, October 22 for the 24th annual Rays of Hope Walk and Run.

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The trees across New England are changing from their green to shades of orange, red, and yellow.  Check out these foliage photos from across the area!

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Typhoon Lan reaches Japan, bringing ferocious winds

A mammoth typhoon has struck Japan, hurling dangerous winds and threatening to cause major flooding and mudslides. More>>

Power restored National Grid customers in Wilbraham

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Over 300 National Grid customers were without power this afternoon in Wilbraham due to a tree that fell on some power lines.

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Trump has no plans to block scheduled release of JFK records

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President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination. More>>

Multi-vehicle accident on I-91 South in Springfield backs up traffic

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A multi-vehicle accident on I-91 Southbound near the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield caused a significant backup of traffic Sunday. 

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7-year-old killed in pit bull attack in Lowell

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A child died Saturday night in a pit bull attack in Lowell after entering a fenced in area where the two dogs were at.

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Chilly start this morning but another warm afternoon on the way

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We are waking up to chilly temperatures once again this morning but another mostly sunny and warm afternoon is on the way. Clouds will increase tomorrow ahead of a cold front that will bring rain and wind to the region on Tuesday.  

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7 people transported following crash on I-91 in Holyoke

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Multiple were transported to the hospital overnight following a 4 car crash on I-91 in Holyoke, State Police say.

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UMass Amherst student in critical condition after being hit by car on campus Friday

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A 20-year-old UMass Amherst student remains in critical condition after being hit by a car on campus Friday evening. 

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Many enjoy record-breaking temperatures Saturday

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The Autumn warm-up had many outside savoring the summery weather on Saturday.

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Volunteers continue to lend helping hand to Hurricane Maria victims

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Residents here in western Massachusetts continue to lend a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Maria. 

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Local boutique sells handmade, knitted breast prosthesis for cancer survivors

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A Hampden boutique honored Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a unique event geared towards survivors and women who have had mastectomies.

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Alleged office gunman got jobs, guns despite criminal past Video included

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A witness to the deadly shooting rampage inside a Maryland granite company says the suspect had grown increasingly hostile recently and had tried to pick fights with co-workers.

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19-year-old stabbed while trying to thwart burglary in Westhampton

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A 19-year-old man is recovering today after he tried to stop a burglary at a home in Westhampton and was stabbed.

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How athletes can keep their bodies healthy for the season's end

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With only one more week of regular season action before western Mass. teams take the field for the playoffs, it's the time of the year where fatigue injuries happen. 

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Friday Football Fever Scores for 10/20

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There was some great week seven action heading into the end of the regular season! 

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Mobile park in Ludlow evacuated after van crashes into home causing gas leak

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Multiple people were evacuated from their mobile homes in Ludlow last night for a gas leak following an accident involving 2 vans. 

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Portion of West St. in Ludlow closed following crash

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A portion of West Street in Ludlow is closed following a crash.

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First Warning Weather

After a chilly start this morning record challenging warmth possible this afternoon

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It's looking like another fall weekend with temperatures running well above normal for this time of year. Clouds will begin to increase on Monday with some much needed rain moving into the region by Tuesday.

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Safe strategies to prevent serious injury and disability

Benjamin Franklin once said that an ounce of prevention is a pound of cure and emergency departments at hospitals across the country find this true.  Dr. Gerald Beltran from Baystate Medical Center joined Better Western Mass to tell us more.

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Man dead following shooting on Boston Rd. in Springfield identified

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A man who died following a shooting Thursday night in Springfield has been identified by the DA's Office.

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Tea tree oil products that benefit your hair and skin

Tea tree oil is found in a number of products that can benefit your hair and skin.  Sean Condon, also know as Mr. Tea, joined Better Western Mass to tell su more.

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Springfield officials evaluating resources as more students from Puerto Rico arrive

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More and more families are leaving Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria. Some western Massachusetts cities, like Springfield, are seeing a noticeable increase in families seeking refuge with family and friends and that's being felt in the public school system.

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'Home Base' awards medals to Vietnam veterans

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Back in July, when Home Base, a Red Sox foundation, honored over a thousand Vietnam veterans in a pre-game ceremony and today, the organization held a similar ceremony in Holyoke. 

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Pedestrian accident closes section of Triangle St. in Amherst

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Amherst police have closed off a small section of Triangle Street after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

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