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Sheriff Requires Prison Inmates Fighting Addiction To Wear Shirt And Tie

Officials at a western Massachusetts prison believe dressing for success can help inmates break the stranglehold of addiction.


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3 Western Massachusetts Teens OK After Fiery Crash In Ludlow

Three western Massachusetts teens escaped serious injuries when their car hit a utility pole and caught fire Friday night.


Some of the alpacas seized by the MSPCA in Ludlow. (Photo courtesy: MSPCA-Animal Rescue League of Boston)

Dozens Of Animals Taken From Ludlow Farm, Owner Faces Cruelty Charges

A Ludlow man is facing several charges of animal cruelty after dozens of animals were seized from his farm over the weekend.



Driver In Wrong-Way Mass Pike Crash May Have Had Medical Issue

State Police say the Connecticut man who caused a fatal crash while driving east in the westbound lanes of the Massachusetts Turnpike may have had a medical issue.


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Two Dead In Crash On Mass. Turnpike

Two people were killed in a wrong-way crash on the Mass. Turnpike Friday night.


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Standoff With Retired Police Officer In Ludlow Ends In Gunfire

An eight-hour standoff with a retired police officer in Ludlow has ended with the man shooting himself in the midsection.


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Mass. Company Recalls 2 Tons Of Chili Products

A Massachusetts company has recalled nearly two tons of chili products because they may not have undergone the proper federal inspections.


A tree fell in Ludlow after severe storms.

MEMA To Tour Areas In Western & Central Mass. Hit By Severe Storms

Thousands of people are in the dark Wednesday morning after severe storms ripped through Western and Central Massachusetts on Tuesday.


A tree fell across the road in Ludlow, Mass. (Photo Credit: Matt Campbell, CBS 3 Springfield)

One Killed As Severe Weather Hits Central And Western Mass.

Strong storms have struck some areas in Massachusetts that were hit by June tornadoes, and tornado warnings were issued but none have been reported.


Kim Lucey from WSHM with one of the lost brothers she heldped to find. (credit: WSHM)

Missing Ludlow Brothers Found By Reporter

Two little boys who disappeared in the town of Ludlow were found by a reporter sent to cover their story.