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Firefighters were called into action early Saturday afternoon with a fire that broke out at a house on Kerry Drive right around 2 p.m. CBS 3 media partner Mass Live and The Republican reported that it was a basement fire, and it did about $40,000 in damage to the home.
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SPRINGFIELD — A city resident sustained serious burns while helping a neighbor extinguish a fire sparked by cooking oil on the stove.
Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed Saturday that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand.
Syrian government forces seized a town from rebels near the Lebanese border on Saturday, their latest attempt to cut off opposition fighters' fluid supply lines, state media and activists said.
The School Committee amended the school system's policy for bullying this week, expanding beyond the students to also cover staff and faculty as potential perpetrators or victims.
Agua Prieta residents fear the recent arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the head of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, will result in escalated violence in their town between warring factions of the cartel.
The victim has been identified as 16-year-old Anastasia "Ana" Greer and the gunman was 15-year-old Matthew Bolton, according to Phoenix police.
A woman accused of driving a minivan into the Atlantic Ocean with her three children in Florida was arrested Friday on three counts of attempted first-degree murder, Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson said.
The city launched a $20 million fundraising effort on Friday for restoration of the historic Campanile tower at Court Square, saying the cost is greater than past estimates due to significant deterioration and corrosion over time.
An 18-year-old Connecticut man is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of his 2-month old daughter.
SPRINGFIELD - Firefighters are at the scene of a house fire on Dunmoreland Street in the city's Upper Hill neighborhood.
A new study says middle-aged people who eat a diet high in animal proteins from milk, meat and cheese are more likely to die of cancer than someone who eats a low-protein diet.
SPRINGFIELD - Police arrested seven people Wednesday during simultaneous narcotics raids at three locations in the same area of the Brightwood neighborhood in the city's North End, police said.
The Great Duck heist has been solved. Lafayette Police have arrested two men in connection with the theft of a giant, inflatable duck.
Jose Santiago, 32, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Thursday after a jury found him guilty of first degree murder for fatally stabbing Jessica Rojas two years ago.