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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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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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Stewart Weldon indicted on 52 charges, including murder and rape

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A case, months in the making, is now moving forward.

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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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  • Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:53:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.More >>
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.More >>
  • Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:52:39 GMT
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.More >>
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.More >>
  • Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:52:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...(AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys.More >>
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys.More >>

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