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300 Families Duck Hotel Evictions

Springfield Housing Court Judge Robert Fields has halted the evictions of three-hundred families from their hotel rooms

I-91 Drug Bust Yields Heroin & MDMA

An I-91 traffic stop in Holyoke has yielded large amounts of heroin and the party drug known as “Molly.”

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Northampton Cop-Scuffler Faces Sentencing

A Northampton man who fought with a cop could see up to four years in prison

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ACLU Seeks Probe Of Holyoke Police

The ACLU of Massachusetts has asked Attorney General Martha Coakley to investigate allegations of racial profiling within the Holyoke Police Department

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Tenants Displaced After Greenfield Fire

About a dozen elderly and disabled residents are displaced after Tuesday night’s fire at the Mill House Apartments on Wells Street in Greenfield.

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Three Injured In Downtown Greenfield Fire

A quick response by local firefighters is being credited with averting a potential tragedy in a downtown Greenfield apartment building last night.

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Tully’s Owner Choses Suspension Days

MassLive reports the owner of Tully O’Reilly’s and The Elevens bars in downtown Northampton has chosen to serve the last two days of a seven-day liquor license suspension on Christmas eve and Christmas day.

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Deerfield Hit-And-Run Injures Two

A woman and her boyfriend have been treated for injuries after a serious hit-and-run crash in Deerfield

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Holyoke Zoning Controversy Shuffles Along

Controversy over a proposed zoning change in Holyoke is at a stalemate after last night’s public hearing

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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Fonz – Domestic Short Hair – Neutered Male – 6 months is available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield

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White House seeks $1.8B in emergency funds for Zika virus

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The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the rapidly spreading virus.

8 hours ago in Local

Massachusetts Braces for More Snow

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A Winter Weather Advisory for Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties is expected to last from now through Tuesday.

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Hampden County Police Warn of Heroin Overdose Spike

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While police police have step up efforts to track and arrest dealers, Gullini says people should remember that the state has a “Good Samaritan” law, offering protection from prosecution for this who report an overdose while it is happening.

8 hours ago in Local

Springfield I-91 Demolition Begins This Week

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Although no additional lane closure is expected, people who work in downtown Springfield should prepare to hear quite a bit of construction-related noise, which contractors say they will do their best to minimize.

9 hours ago in Local

UMass Students Dies from Four Story Fall

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James Tilley was a senior physics major from Windham, New Hampshire. A cause of death is under investigation from he state medical examiner.