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Crashes In The Snow In Hatfield and Mass Pike

Two people were injured on a snowy Tuesday night in a head on collision in Hatfield

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Adams: NPD Payroll Deal “An Outrage”

Documents released Tuesday reveal new details about the payroll scandal at the Northampton Police Department.

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Non-School Storm Announcements

Here are the non-school storm announcements from WHMP. For School announcements please go to the Closings tab

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Two Lose Jobs In NPD Probe

An investigation into payroll improprieties at the Northampton Police Department has ended with two people losing their jobs


Watch Shop Vows To Return Timepieces

The manager of an Easthampton clock shop says she intends to catch up on back work and return timepieces to her customers.

Scuffling Drug Dealer Sentenced To Prison

A Northampton drug dealer has been handed a two-to-three year state prison term


Musician Dave Wertman Dies

Northampton jazz musician David Wertman has passed away after a battle with cancer

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Holyoke Winter Parking Ban

(Holyoke, MA) – The City of Holyoke, Birthplace of Volleyball, has calleda Winter Parking Ban to be in effect from…

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Parking Bans In Flux As Region Prepares For More Snow

Northampton’s parking ban has been lifted as of 8:40 a.m. on Monday

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Northampton Mayoral Aide Lands New Job

A well-respected staffer at Northampton City Hall is on her way to a better job.

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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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At least three injured in shooting near Colorado Springs abortion clinic


Police swarmed an "active shooter" situation unfolding near a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs.

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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.

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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts


Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.