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Firefighters respond to structure fire on Mulberry St. in Springfield

Firefighters were called to the scene shortly before 11 a.m.  Read more

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Several people injured, 1 seriously, in fight outside club in Ludlow

Officers responded to the club's parking lot right before midnight.  Read more

Two Pittsfield men arrested after allegedly fleeing from shots fired scene

PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Two Pittsfield men were taken into custody late Thursday night after police say they were seen fleeing from a scene where shots were fired. Read more

Westfield Police asking for public's help in identifying alleged larceny suspects

WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Westfield Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a pair of suspects that allegedly stole from a local machine shop. Read more

Colrain residents taking measures to protect themselves from EEE

COLRAIN, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A third case of EEE has been found in Massachusetts. Read more

S. Korea says N. Korea has fired projectiles off east coast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, a day after the North threatened to remain America's biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led sanctions on the country. Read more

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Feeling like Fall this weekend

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's going to feel a bit like fall this weekend with temperatures running slightly below normal for this time… Read more


Better Western Mass

Helping your kids find ways to make friends

Heading back to school can be an exciting time, getting to see friends again, but what about for those who have a hard time making friends?… Read more

Zip Trip: Chicopee's Downtown Getdown

Taylor gives us a look at this weekend's Downtown Getdown in Chicopee Read more

Meet Laura, a great dog looking for a good home

Check out this week's featured friend from the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Read more

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A Mexican and an American walked a highline hundreds of feet over the border to make a political point

As politicians on Capitol Hill clashed over immigration, Corbin Kunst had a different struggle ahead of him: successfully crossing the Mexico-US border hundreds of feet in the air. Read more

Lizzie McGuire is going from 13 to 30 in a reboot starring Hilary Duff

In the words of a teenage girl who snuck away from her class trip to Rome to stand in for an Italian popstar: This is what dreams are made of. Read more

Illinois State Police trooper dies after East St. Louis shootout

An Illinois State Police trooper died Friday evening hours after he was wounded in an exchange of gunfire at a neighborhood in East St. Louis, officials said. Read more

Eggs extracted from the last 2 northern white rhinos may save the species

Only beeps from medical monitoring equipment broke the silence as veterinarians harvested eggs from the last two northern white rhinos on the planet. Read more

Texas newlyweds killed in car crash just minutes after saying vows

A tragic accident took the lives of a young married couple only minutes after saying their vows. Read more

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