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Timber rattlesnake caught lingering near Massachusetts home

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Timber rattlesnake caught lingering near Massachusetts home

- Timber rattlesnake caught lingering near Massachusetts home SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Timber rattlesnakes are known to thrive in some rural areas of Massachusetts, but finding them in urban areas is almost unheard of. That's why state environmental police and animal control personnel were surprised to receive a report Sunday of a large rattler hanging around a Springfield home. Animal Control Officer Daniel Simpson tells the Boston Herald the man was going to kill it with a shovel, but called authorities instead
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Mass. man charged in Keene drug bust | New Hampshire

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Mass. man charged in Keene drug bust | New Hampshire

- KEENE — A Springfield, Mass. man is charged with two felony counts of sale of controlled drugs after police executed a search warrant at 64 Carrol St. Tuesday. Tavon Williamson, 24, was arrested after police searched a second-floor apartment looking for crack cocaine and heroin, according to a release. Williamson is alleged to have sold the drugs from the apartment. Williamson was being held in the Cheshire County jail pending arraignment Wednesday in Cheshire Superior Court
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Good deed ends with crash that leaves woman paralyzed

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Good deed ends with crash that leaves woman paralyzed

- WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A good friend doing a good deed ended with a paralyzing accident on Interstate 91 last weekend . Now, family, friends, and customers of a popular pizza shop in West Springfield are stepping forward to try and do a good deed themselves. Amanda Oliver was in a crash early Saturday morning that left her paralyzed
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Police searching for men after woman abducted, taken across state line

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Police searching for men after woman abducted, taken across state line

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Massachusetts and Connecticut police are searching for two men after a women was abducted early Thursday morning. Police in Windsor, Connecticut, were alerted to the incident at 2:20 a.m. Police said two men took the woman from her home against her will and fled in a vehicle that had Massachusetts plates. Connecticut state police chased vehicle to Springfield before the suspects fled, police said
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Police: New York man kills wife, daughter; starts new family in Ohio

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Police: New York man kills wife, daughter; starts new family in Ohio

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An Ohio man charged in the death of his daughter in Connecticut has been convicted of killing his wife more than 20 years ago in Massachusetts. The Hampden district attorney's office says a jury found 73-year-old Robert Honsch guilty Monday of the murder of Marcia Honsch, whose body was found in October 1995 in Tolland State Forest
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Police: New York man kills wife, daughter; starts new family in Ohio

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Police: New York man kills wife, daughter; starts new family in Ohio

- 76-year-old man convicted of killing wife in 1995. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An Ohio man charged in the death of his daughter in Connecticut has been convicted of killing his wife more than 20 years ago in Massachusetts. The Hampden district attorney's office says a jury found 73-year-old Robert Honsch guilty Monday of the murder of Marcia Honsch, whose body was found in October 1995 in Tolland State Forest
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Teen pleads not guilty to manslaughter in crash that killed 4

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Teen pleads not guilty to manslaughter in crash that killed 4

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Connecticut teenager who police said was behind the wheel of a stolen SUV that crashed in Massachusetts killing four passengers has been arraigned in Superior Court. Aaron Thorne, in a wheelchair and wearing a hospital gown, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four counts of manslaughter and other charges stemming from the Jan. 17 crash in Springfield
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Oh the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

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Oh the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from "And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street" — a real street just blocks away — the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says "You're off to Great Places!" Walking into to the museum opening to the public Saturday in the author and illustrator's hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, is like walking into one of his beloved children's books
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Museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss opens

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Museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss opens

- The museum is based in Springfield, Massachusetts where the beloved author grew up, and features exhibits and characters from his beloved stories.
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Museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss opens

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Museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss opens

- The museum is based in Springfield, Massachusetts where the beloved author grew up, and features exhibits and characters from his beloved stories.
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Oh the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

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Oh the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from “And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street” — a real street just blocks away — the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says “You’re off to Great Places!” Walking into to the museum in the author and illustrator’s hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, is like walking into one of his beloved children’s books
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Oh the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

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Oh the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

- By MARK PRATT Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from "And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street" - a real street just blocks away - the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says "You're off to Great Places!" Walking into to the museum opening to the public Saturday in the author and illustrator's hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, is like walking into one of his beloved children's books
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Oh the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens doors

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Oh the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens doors

- Springfield, Mass. — From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from “And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street” — a real street just blocks away — the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says, “You’re off to Great Places!” Walking into the museum that opened to the public Saturday in the author and illustrator’s hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, is like walking into one of his beloved children’s books
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Oh the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

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Oh the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from "And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street" — a real street just blocks away — the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says "You're off to Great Places!" Walking into to the museum opening to the public Saturday in the author and illustrator's hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, is like walking into one of his beloved children's books
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Five takeaways from The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss

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Five takeaways from The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss

- Theodore Geisel, better known across the world as Dr. Seuss, was a native of Springfield, Mass. This weekend, the city opened a museum dedicated to the beloved children’s author. Here are five takeaways from a very Seussical Sunday: 1. The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss does a great job of visually evoking his work. From the color scheme of the rooms to the life-size models of his characters, the museum is a visually rich and delightful place sure to be featured in many Instagram photos for years to come
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Police working to ID credit card fraud suspects

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Police working to ID credit card fraud suspects

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WPRI) — Massachusetts State Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three individuals suspected of committing credit card fraud in central Massachusetts, Connecticut, and possibly Rhode Island. According to police, the suspects shopped at several Walmart stores back in March and used stolen credit card information to make thousands of dollars worth of purchases. Police said the trio drove together in a white Ford Expedition EL (extended length), which may have been a rental car with Rhode Island or other out-of-state registration plates
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Judge denies accused man's request to juggle during trial

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Judge denies accused man's request to juggle during trial

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store. The Republican reports that a Springfield judge on Thursday rejected Orlando Melendez's request to juggle for jurors when the case goes to trial. He claimed in his written motion that he is a real clown
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Judge denies accused man's request to juggle during trial

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Judge denies accused man's request to juggle during trial

- SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store. The Republican reports that a Springfield judge on Thursday rejected Orlando Melendez's request to juggle for jurors when the case goes to trial. He claimed in his written motion that he is a real clown
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  • Police searching for men after woman abducted, taken across state line
    Police searching for men after woman abducted, taken across state line

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    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Massachusetts and Connecticut police are searching for two men after a women was abducted early Thursday morning. Police in Windsor, Connecticut, were alerted to the incident at 2:20 a.m. Police said two men took the woman from her home against her will and fled in a vehicle that had Massachusetts plates. Connecticut state police chased vehicle to Springfield before the suspects fled, police said
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  • Grandson of McDonald’s founder sees film on restaurant chain
    Grandson of McDonald’s founder sees film on restaurant chain

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    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Growing up, Jason French of Wilbraham said he does not recall his grandfather, Dick McDonald, talking too much about Ray Kroc, the legendary CEO of McDonald’s Corp. “I remember him saying once, when I was a teenager, ‘That guy really got me,'” French said. “My grandfather invented the fast food business. Kroc turned it into what it is now.” Dick and brother Maurice (“Mac”) McDonald, launched
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  • Best of 2016: MassLive's top 20 Facebook Live videos of the year
    Best of 2016: MassLive's top 20 Facebook Live videos of the year

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    Top 20 Facebook Live videos of 2016 Our top Facebook live video for 2016 was fallen Virginia police officer Ashley Guindon's funeral procession over the Memorial Bridge in Springfield, Mass. Guindon was killed in the line of duty just a day after being sworn in as a Virginia police officer. Guindon was born in Springfield and spent her early childhood in the Feeding Hills section of Agawam. Followers were able
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