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45 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela is not "doing well" but is continuing to put up a courageous fight from his "deathbed," members of his family have told the South African Broadcasting Corporation in an interview.
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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald
McKenna will back up Curtis McElhinney, who will start in place of the injured Sergei Bobrovsky.
1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield
A Boston man long a suspect in the fatal stabbing of another man nearly a quarter of a century ago has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
Police block off the parking lot where a man was stabbed to death early Sunday morning.Police have indentified the 50-year Amherst resident David Chicoine SPRINGFIELD - Police have identified the man fatally stabbed outside a Worthington Street apartment building early Sunday as 50-year-old Amherst resident David Chicoine.
Maui County Ocean Safety officials received a report that a shark attacked a man fishing in a kayak between Maui and Molokini, a small island less than 3 miles off the southwest coast of Maui that's popular for diving and snorkeling.
A homeless man who died after a violent confrontation with six California police officers was combative, grabbed at one officer's stun gun and struggled so hard against attempts to handcuff him that the officers arresting him asked a dispatcher to broadcast an urgent call for back-up three times, attorneys for two police officers charged in the ... (more)
SPRINGFIELD - Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Forest Park business in which a man was jumped outside by two masked men and then forced back inside and robbed, police said.
Several members of the City Council are seeking to resurrect the five-member Police Commission and Fire Commission to oversee those departments, but the proposed ordinances have triggered immediate opposition from the mayor and legal questions.
Police in Iceland said Monday they shot dead a gunman - the first time armed police have killed someone in the nation.
NASA said Monday that the Hubble Space Telescope is the best bet for figuring out whether Comet ISON disintegrated during its brush with the sun last week.
Devon Williams , 22, was sentenced Monday to two to 2 years in state prison for stabbing a man who had fathered a child with a woman who was also the mother of Williams' child.
Gunmen broke into the home of a Sunni anti-al-Qaida fighter in a village north of Baghdad on Monday and killed him and his entire family, a total of six people, Iraqi officials said.
Officers responding to reports of a fight in a rear parking lot of a Worthington Street apartment building at about 5 a.m. Sunday found two stabbing victims.