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Suspect arrested in Holyoke on illegal firearm charges

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A man from San Juan, Puerto Rico was taken into custody Wednesday night after police say he was in the possession of an illegal firearm. Read more

Four arrested in Bernardston on drug trafficking charges

BERNARDSTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - State Police arrested four suspects near the New Hampshire border early Tuesday morning on drug trafficking charges. Read more

Orange Police asking for public's assistance in locating missing teen

ORNAGE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Police in Orange are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager. Read more

Officials release new information on Webster sexual assault investigation

WEBSTER,. MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Connecticut man is in custody after police say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl in May. Read more

Granby scout camp closed after violating open meeting law

GRANBY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The decision to shut down a Boy Scout camp near a gun range in Granby due to safety concerns, just hours before it was set to open, is under scrutiny. Read more


First Warning Weather

Humid with some showers today, then the heat is on

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - We are waking up to cloudy skies and some showers this morning. A mild and muggy day is on tap before the hea… Read more

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Man creates sign exposing panhandler who rejected job offer

A man exposed a panhandler who he said refused a job offer. Read more

Protesters arrested at Hawaii's Mauna Kea for blocking construction of the Thirty-Meter Telescope

Hawaii's governor has issued an emergency proclamation as protests continue over the construction of a major new telescope. Read more

Netflix stock plummets after massive subscriber miss

Netflix has passed the 150 million subscribers mark, but the streaming giant missed the forecast for new memberships. Read more

To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week

Americans will need to cut their average consumption of beef by about 40% and Europeans by 22%, for the world to continue to feed the 10 billion people expected to live on this planet in 2050, according to a new report. Read more

USDA: More than half of eligible workers refuse assignment to Kansas City

More than half of the employees from two research agencies at the Department of Agriculture slated to relocate from the Washington area have refused reassignment to Kansas City, the department said Wednesday. Read more

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