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N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests Video included

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North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. More>>

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Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered Video included

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As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident Video included

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The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems. More>>

Structure fire leaves home in ruins

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Pelham fire officials have managed to contain a structure fire that broke out late this evening.

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Police: Body found at park in Springfield

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Police have been called to a report of a body found at a park in Springfield. 

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Granby residents take part in clean-up month

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The town of Granby is celebrating its 250th charter year and two residents want the town to look it’s finest. Jamie Lebreton and Annie Cote declared that April would be Granby Clean-Up month. Today, they focused on certain trouble spots in town. For example, New Ludlow Road. “There is just trash everywhere,” said Lebreton. “l think we have picked up 15 bags since this morning.” Jamie and Annie went on to tell Western Mass News they saw the trash ...

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Thousands come out to support legalization of marijuana at Extravaganja event

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One of the largest pro-marijuana rallies in New England kicked off today, drawing thousands from around the Northeast. The annual event comes just months before recreational retail licenses are set to be approved. For years, marijuana supporters have come together to celebrate Extravaganja. “We come to this event every year,” says Krysten Perris of Worcester. Extravaganja is one of the oldest cannabis political rallies in the Northeast. It's organized by members o...

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Verne Troyer, known for his role as 'Mini-Me' in Austin Powers series, has died at 49

Verne Troyer attends the world premiere of "BOO! A Madea Halloween" held at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP) Verne Troyer attends the world premiere of "BOO! A Madea Halloween" held at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)
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Actor Verne Troyer, widely known for his role as "Mini-Me" in the Austin Powers series, has died at the age of 49.

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A clear and chilly night tonight but a sunny and seasonable end to the weekend

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Finally a dry stretch that will last the next several days. We will start to see our temperatures moderating as we close out the weekend and into early next week. Our next chance for showers comes the middle of next week. Winds will lighten tonight, allowing temperatures to fall into the 20s for most locations. Some locations could see some patchy frost tomorrow morning, then a quick warm up will follow. 

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State Representative Jim Miceli, 83, has passed away after sudden collapse

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According to Wilmington Police, State Representative Jim Micelli has passed away at the age of 83 of a heart attack. Sources say Micelli was attending the Wilmington Little League Opening Day ceremony at the Rotary Park when he suddenly collapsed. Micelli was taken to Winchester Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Several political officials have expressed their condolences through social media, such as Governor Charlie Barker, who posted the following message on Faceboo...

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Section of Bradley Rd. in Springfield shut down after vehicle strikes pole

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Police closed down a portion of Bradley Road in Springfield Saturday for hours after a vehicle struck a pole overnight.

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Democrats file suit alleging Russia, Trump campaign, WikiLeaks conspired to interfere in 2016 campaign

The Democratic National Committee is suing the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and several relatives and associates of President Donald Trump alleging a grand conspiracy that harmed Democrats... More>>

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement Video included

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President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

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Local veterans participate in Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

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Early this morning a group of 5 local veterans began a day long trek to Washington D.C. as a part of the national Honor Flight program. 

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Reported gas leak in Springfield overnight on Knox St.

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Springfield emergency crews respond to a reported gas leak at 35 Knox Street overnight. 

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Parents of Florida school shooting victim demand action on gun violence

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Demanding action was the message from parents who took part in a public forum Friday night in Springfield, including the parents of a young man who died in the Parkland, Florida shooting. 

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Chicopee PD look to identify person of interest regarding assault & battery incident

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The Chicopee Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a person of interest who may have information on an assault and battery incident in March. 

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PD: Man attempted to steal over $6K of goods from Chicopee Home Depot

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A Bronx, New York man has been charged after Chicopee police said he attempted to steal over $6,000 in merchandise from Home Depot on Thursday. 

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Chicopee PD seek to identify suspects accused of using stolen credit card

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Chicopee police are asking for the public's help to identify five suspects involved in a larceny scheme using a stolen credit card from Northampton. 

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Parents of Florida school shooting victim paint mural in his memory

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The parents of a Parkland, Florida shooting victim appeared in Springfield Friday. 

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  • Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

    Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

    Sunday, April 22 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-04-22 10:07:01 GMT
    (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth raises her glass during speeches at The Queen's Dinner, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth raises her glass during speeches at The Queen's Dinner, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London.More >>
    Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London.More >>
  • Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Sunday, April 22 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-04-22 10:05:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.More >>
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.More >>
  • Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died

    Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died

    Sunday, April 22 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-04-22 10:05:35 GMT
    Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" films has died at age 49.More >>
    Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" films has died at age 49.More >>
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  • Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:49:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's person...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's person...

    President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

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    President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

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  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:45:24 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
  • Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

    Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:44:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2017, file photo shows a sign at a Wells Fargo bank location in Philadelphia. The New York Times and other news outlets are reporting Thursday, April 19, 2018, that federal regulators plan to fine Well...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2017, file photo shows a sign at a Wells Fargo bank location in Philadelphia. The New York Times and other news outlets are reporting Thursday, April 19, 2018, that federal regulators plan to fine Well...

    Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.

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    Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.

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