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2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Pope Francis is assembling a panel of experts to advise him on sex abuse in the clergy - a task that will involve looking at how to protect children from pedophiles, how to better screen men for the priesthood and how to help victims who have already been harmed.
When should animal testing be legal?
Should public schools teach Evolution or Creationism?
7 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Russia's deputy foreign minister says criminal charges brought against Russian diplomats and their wives in New York cater to "Russophobic forces" and may reveal an effort by some in Washington to spoil the progress of Russia-U.S. cooperation in dealing with world conflicts.
11 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Yemen's government says 52 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing and a subsequent attack by gunmen on the Defense Ministry in the capital, Sanaa.
11 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago, a prosecutor said Thursday.
15 hrs ago | MassLive.com
The first crash took place around 7 a.m. near the intersection of State Street and Blunt Park Road as a Toyota sedan went off the pavement, sheering off a utility pole before coming to rest on its roof, trapping the driver inside.
18 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Gale-force winds hit Scotland on Thursday, causing a fatal truck accident, halting all trains and leaving tens of thousands of homes without electricity as much of northwestern Europe braced for a storm that was expected to bring flooding to coastal areas.
SPRINGFIELD - A state police trooper, stopping a 24-year-old city man in the Forest Park neighborhood Monday night for having an invalid inspection sticker, arrested him after determining that he was a habitual traffic offender driving with a revoked license.
LUDLOW - Now that Ludlow has entered into an agreement with MGM-Springfield for funds to mitigate the impacts of a proposed casino in Springfield's South End, MGM officials are hoping other communities will follow.
Two skydivers are dead after they collided midair during a jump in southern Arizona on Tuesday afternoon, the FAA said.
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.
McKenna will back up Curtis McElhinney, who will start in place of the injured Sergei Bobrovsky.
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.
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.