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Homeless Shelters At Capacity

Homeless shelters in Western Mass are at capacity as wind-chill temperatures dip below zero

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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Bon Jovi originally came to Dakin when his person had too many animals to care for properly.

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Rintala Re-Trial Set To Begin In Northampton

A Granby woman accused of murdering her wife faces a retrial in the case today

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Hells Angel Triple Murder Case Underway

Jury selection is underway for one of three defendants in the Berkshire County Hells Angel triple murder case


First Lady Of Springfield TV Dies

The “First Lady” of Springfield television is dead at the age of 97.

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Alex Morse Begins Second Term

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has begun his second term after being sworn in Monday

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Northampton Mayor Narkewicz Sworn Into Second Term

David Narkewicz has been sworn in to his second term as Mayor of Northampton

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Romney Accepts MSNBC Apology

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney says MSNBC’s panelists crossed the line when they poked fun at his adopted African American grandson in a family photo

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Minister Asked God About Gubernatorial Run

Springfield evangelical minister Scott Lively says he did ask God whether he should run for Governor

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Wintry Weather Causes Messy Commute, Delays

The freezing rain advisory ended by 5 a.m. today, but the morning commute was still slippery with a lot of deep puddles and water on roadways

Recent Headlines

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.