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Springfield Police search for missing 11-year-old in Forest Park

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Springfield Police are conducting a search for a missing 11 year old tonight. 

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West Springfield residents concerned over proposed dog park

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A proposed dog park in West Springfield has residents in one neighborhood upset.

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Fall is in full swing and that means apple picking, pumpkin decorating, foliage, and corn mazes.  Check out these pictures of some in Western Massachusetts.

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Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families Video included

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Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.

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Californians head back home to altered lives, communities Video included

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The fires, the deadliest cluster in California history, have killed at least 41 people and destroyed nearly 6,000 homes.

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A beautiful October day will turn back to a chilly night with temperatures approaching freezing by morning with patchy frost. Sunshine and warmer temperatures are the story through to the weekend, but then some big changes...

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Celtics star Hayward breaks ankle vs. Cavs

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Boston Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward had to be carted off of the court in the season opener with a broken left ankle.

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Man meets former fire captain who saved his life 46 years ago

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It was a reunion 46 years in the making on Tuesday, made possible by the Holyoke Soldiers Home.

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Missing 15-year-old West Springfield girl has been found.

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West Springfield Police are requesting the public's help in locating a 15 year old female that hasn't been seen since October 10. 

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'The Bike Guy' gives safety bags for the homeless

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A man dedicated to surprising western Massachusetts residents with good deeds has done it again.

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DA: NY man arrested at Springfield Sheraton after woman called out for help

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A man from New York is being held without bail after getting arrested at the Sheraton in Springfield early Monday morning. 

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Crews respond to hazmat situation at Quality Inn in Northampton

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Hazmat crews have responded to a Northampton hotel.

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Oil distributors say now is a good time to fill your tank

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Fighting in Iraq and tensions between the United States and Iran are keeping oil prices close to a three-week high. The conflict means oil prices in western Massachusetts continue to rise.  With so much uncertainly in the biggest oil producing nations, and recent hurricanes slowing down production in the states, local distributors said now is the best time to buy.

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Officers learning how to treat K-9s with Narcan

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Believe it or not, K-9 units are at risk for an opioid overdose too.  That's because of their immaculate sense of smell and their commitment to using it during a drug raid.

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Hawaii judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban

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A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect.

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Deportation protesters appear in court on trespassing charges

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Eighteen people who were arrested as they protested the deportation of a Springfield man on Monday will be arraigned in court today.

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Trial set for bus driver charged in Plainfield girl's death

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The trial of a 70-year-old school bus driver charged in the death of a 9-year-old Massachusetts girl who became trapped in the bus door is set for next year.

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How safe are football helmets used by high school athletes?

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The safety of football helmets and concussions are coming under more and more scrutiny at all levels of the sport. If your student-athlete is playing football, how can you tell if the helmet being used is as safe as it can be?

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Slideshow: The 50 best places to live in America, ranked

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Check out the 50 best places to live in America, ranked based on an index of dozens of socioeconomic indicators. Is your city one of them?

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Suspect who allegedly shot and killed Springfield man in Pittsfield, arrested

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A Pittsfield man has been arraigned for the murder of James Dominguez III, from Springfield who was shot and killed last year. 

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