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Western Massachusetts authorities have identified a man and girl killed in a head-on crash in Easthampton that injured three other people, and police have arrested a man accused of causing the crash.
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The state fire marshal's office is investigating the cause of a blaze that destroyed the historic First Congregational Church of Pomfret.
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At least 11 explosions tore through predominantly Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 39 people at crowded market places, commercial districts and car repair shops, officials said.
The personal information of nearly 2.5 million Maricopa County Community College District students, employees and suppliers might have been exposed without authorization.
The annual Springfield Police Department Learn-to-Skate program is held every Saturday from 2 - 3 p.m. through Dec. 28. The Dec. 21 program will double as a Christmas Party complete with Santa Claus and gifts.
Wajdi Ramahi from the Jalazoun refugee camp near Ramallah said his son, Wajeeh, was killed by a shot to the back.
Syrian government aircraft on Saturday pounded a rebel-held city in the country's northeast, killing at least 13 people including five children, activists said.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the air raids - seven strikes in total - hit the northeastern city of Raqqa on Saturday.
Six people tested for possible radiation exposure have been released from hospital but remain under detention as suspects in the theft of a truck carrying highly radioactive cobalt-60, officials said Friday.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a chaotic October traffic stop has been fired, a spokesman with the law enforcement agency said Friday.
SPRINGFIELD - A fire, put out quickly by Springfield firefighters, caused damage to the second-floor unit of a two-family home in the Forest Park neighborhood late Friday afternoon.
The city is seeking bids for demolition of an apartment block at Main and Arch streets in the North End that has been vacant and boarded since February when tenants were evicted by court order for unsafe conditions.
British police have arrested the final suspect in the theft of paintings by Matisse, Picasso and Monet from a Dutch museum.
SPRINGFIELD - A holiday lighting at Court Square and a performance by a children's choir are among festivities taking place Friday and continuing over the weekend to kick off the 100th anniversary of the Springfield Municipal Group .
Thousands of people crowded into a field outside Central African Republic's main airport on Friday, hoping that French soldiers would protect them after a spasm of bloodshed in the lawless capital left more than 100 people dead.
A Florida flight attendant has been acquitted in Connecticut of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy more than 100 times.