AM_News_Headlines_1_21_14_2125980000_5327536_ver1.0_640_480 afternoon top stories 7-14-14

Holyoke police have identified the victim and the suspect in the city’s first homicide of the year, western Massachusetts is at risk for ano…

Narcotics seized, suspect arrested

Narcotics seized, suspect arrested

Westfield’s newest detective got his feet wet over the weekend when he executed his first search warrant and arrested his first alleged drug…


How much rain fell Sunday night?

As thunderstorms moved into western Massachusetts on Sunday night, several communities saw an inch of rainfall or more.

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Apparent illegal kennel closed

An apparent illegal kennel in Westfield has been disrupted after two puppies fell from a second-floor porch.

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PHOTOS: Competition for a WMass casino

If and when a casino is built in western Massachusetts, it will face a still-growing number of competitors from across the Northeast. Here i…