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Springfield, Massachusetts is located in Hampden County. Zip codes in Springfield, MA include 01101, 01129, and 01128. The median home price in Springfield is $129,900 which is roughly $102/per square foot. More Springfield information.

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17 min ago | WWLP

Unemployment rate in Springfield is on the rise

Although Massachusetts' unemployment rate has been down this year overall, last month the rates took a turn in the opposite direction.

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2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Springfield Police, Luxe Burger Bar schedule fundraiser to aid 'Ride to Remember'

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Police Department is hosting a fundraiser Thursday at Lux Burger Bar, 1200 Columbus Ave., to raise funds to support the second-annual Ride to Remember .

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6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by Islamic extremists three months ago, at least 11 of their parents have died and their hometown, Chibok, is under siege from the militants, residents report.

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10 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Brockton man pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing

A Brockton man has been held on $500,000 bail after pleading not guilty to manslaughter in connection with a fatal stabbing in the city.

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10 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Springfield PD: Man beaten, slashed in face by machete before hit by car

A man walking in the city's Forest Park neighborhood was beaten and then slashed in the face by a machete before being hit by a car his attackers fled in, police said.

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14 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.

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18 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in the northwest Idaho city of Worley was because of the rocker's "racist and hate-filled remarks."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday.

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WWLP

Interactive UMass classrooms coming to Springfield

The courses will concentrate on certain areas that other campuses might not offer.

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WWLP

U.S. immigration policy affecting Springfield

Governor Deval Patrick's proposal to shelter hundreds of undocumented immigrant children at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee could add to the nation's immigration crisis.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Monday of impeding the investigation into the bombing.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Cleveland Mom facing charges for leaving kids alone, who then started fire

Karla Fitzpatrick is now charged with child endangering for what happened near 40th and Woodland in Cleveland with her kids home alone.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Do you know what your dog is thinking? New research may help

Dr. Greg Berns at Emory University says dogs really understand what we say to them and his one-of-a-kind dog project looks to prove it.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Brockton man charged in fatal stabbing

A Brockton man is headed to court to face charges in connection with the fatal weekend stabbing of another city man.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Motorist killed in one-vehicle accident in Covington County

One person was killed in a Saturday afternoon accident on Highway 49 in Covington County.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Answers sought in girl's death after abduction, chase

Authorities are working to clear up unanswered questions that still remain nearly two days after a 5-year-old girl was killed when the man suspected of abducting her pointed his gun at police during a tense standoff.

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MassLive.com

Springfield Museums celebrate 5th annual 'Indian Motocycle Day'

"Back then that was quite expensive," said Yarocki, the guest of honor at this year's Indian Motocycle Day at the Quadrangle Museums.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Spartanburg couple rescues bunnies, including one with wheels

A Spartanburg couple wants to make sure rabbits in need of new homes are cared for, having taken in several bunnies through the years, including one that gets around with a pair of wheels.

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CBS 3 Springfield

RJ Reynolds vows to fight $23.6B in damages

The nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

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MassLive.com

White Street shooting keeps Springfield detectives busy

Springfield Police said a ShootSpotter activation near 140 White Street indicated five rounds were fired at approximately 9:15 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene to find a single male victim lying on the sidewalk in front of the Golden Eagle apartments.

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