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Rain cancels some Memorial Day events around western Mass.

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On Monday, people across the area will pause to remember the men and women who have given their lives while in service to the country. 

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Thieves caught on camera during car break at the Rumbleseat in Chicopee

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Take a look!  This is surveillance video of a car break at the Rumbleseat in Chicopee. Can you identify these two suspects?  A...

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Dan's First Warning Forecast

Damp, cool Memorial Day with showers

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It will be a cloudy and cool Memorial Day with scattered showers and periods of mainly light rain. The wettest part of the day will be from later this morning into the mid afternoon. Temperatures will stay mainly in the 50's. There may even be a rumble of thunder as well. Most areas will pick up less than 1/3" of rain. Make sure you have the umbrella ready to go today BUT you will NOT need it all the time.

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Springfield police investigate report of shots fired

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The Springfield Police Department is currently investigating a report of shots fired on Florida Street. Police responded to Florida Street around 8:40 Sunday night for a shot-spotter activation. 

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Friends and family gather in support of missing Jo Ringer

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Investigators are still searching for missing Clarksburg woman, Joanne Ringer.  

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Sheriff's deputy, 7 others killed in Mississippi shooting

A sheriff's deputy and seven other people were shot dead overnight in southern Mississippi, authorities said Sunday. More>>

Ludlow police: Pickup truck fled after hitting child on East St.

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Ludlow police are on scene after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on East Street. 

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First Warning Weather

Mostly cloudy tonight. A wet and cool Memorial Day

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While we did not see very much sun this afternoon it still turned out to be a decent Sunday with mainly dry conditions and comfortable temperatures. It looks like it's going to turn wet and cooler as we head into Memorial Day.  

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Memorial Day service held in Belchertown

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The brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country were honored in Belchertown on Sunday.

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Accident sends motorcyclist to the hospital in Ware

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Authorities in Ware are on scene investigating an accident that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital on West Street Saturday night.

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2 Drivers transported following head-on collision on Rt. 202 in Shutesbury

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Two drivers involved in a head-on collision on Rt. 202 in Shutesbury have been transported to the hospital.

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Authorities: Pedestrian hit, killed by police cruiser on Cape Cod

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A police cruiser hit and killed a pedestrian overnight on Cape Cod, State Police say.  

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Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

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President Donald Trump will return to Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, but his White House still sits under a cloud of scandal.

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Paradise City Arts Festival held in Northampton for the holiday weekend

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More than 200 artists have taken over Northampton this Memorial Day weekend for the Paradise City Arts Festival.

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Machete wielding suspect threatens employees at McDonald's in Springfield

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A suspect wielding a machete allegedly threatened employees at a McDonald's in Springfield late last night. 

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Rollover crash in Springfield under investigation

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There was a rollover crash in Springfield early this morning. Springfield Police Captain Brian Keenan reports they were called to the scene at about 4:30 a.m.  

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2 pedestrians injured during hit-and-run accident in Westfield

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Police are investigating after two people were struck by a vehicle that fled northbound Elm Street.

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UPDATE

Suspect in Clarion Hotel stabbing arrested in CT

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A man was stabbed at the Clarion Hotel in West Springfield early Saturday morning.  

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Fire rips through restaurant roof on Cape Cod

Firefighters are battling a blaze on the roof of a restaurant near Provincetown's transportation hub. More>>

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Suspect arrested in Greenfield identified after fleeing from traffic stop on I-91

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A Greenfield man is under arrest after police say he took off from the scene of a traffic stop on I-91 and fled into town.

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Police: Body of swimmer found at bottom of reservoir

Authorities in Massachusetts say the body of a swimmer was recovered from a reservoir. More>>

Family of fallen police officer receives nation's first honor and sacrifice flag

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A Springfield native who was killed on the first day as a new police officer in Virginia was honored this Memorial Day weekend.

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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died. He was 69.

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