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Thu, March 26, 2015
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Residents say Northend Needs Community Involvement

March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) -- A community saddened by the loss of another young man whose life was taken too soon. That teen was found shot to death on Dwight Street in Springfield. Marisol Ortiz is in the area visiting her sister and she says,...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Sumner Avenue and Allen Street in Springfield

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- An ABC40 traffic alert: your commute may be a little more tricky starting on Monday. A section of Allen Street at Sumner Avenue will be closed in Springfield. It's all part of a million dollar plan to improve...

Work Continues to Repair Sinkhole on Sargeant Street in Holyoke

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March 26th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- An update tonight on that huge sinkhole that opened up in Holyoke Wednesday afternoon. The repairs - expected to take a day or two - will now last well into next week, and the street closures have expanded as well....

Region Braces for Bad Spring Allergy Season

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March 26th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Spring is right around the corner and with spring flowers comes allergy season. Many people already feeling the congestion especially with the large amount of moisture in the air. Spring may not have been early this year, but...

Latest on NY Fire, Building Collapse: 2nd Building in Danger

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March 26th, 2015
By The Associated Press 5:50 P.M. New York City's mayor says there are no reports of people missing following a fire and building collapse that injured at least a dozen people. The fire department commissioner says about 250...

Man Accused of Making Sexual Advances to Girl in Agawam

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March 26th, 2015
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A 54-year-old man is out on personal recognizance tonight, accused of making sexual advances toward a 10-year-old girl. Alfred Marotte was in Westfield District Court yesterday. He faces a few charges, among them...

Defendant Denies Raping UMass Student

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March 26th, 2015
(NORTHAMPTON, Mass.) (WGGB)--The defendant got a chance to tell his side of the story on Thursday in the alleged gang rape of a UMass student. Emmanuel Bile took the stand in his own defense denying that he raped the woman. Bile spent more...

Carando Provides Special Easter Lunch to Members of Springfield Police

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police was treated to a special lunch today, thanks to a local company. Springfield-based Carando Classic Italian Meats served Easter lunch to the men and woman of the police department. The company...

ABC40 Follow-Up: Eversource Reaching Out to Day Care with Nearly $5K Bill

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- An ABC40 follow-up to a story we brought you yesterday. Eversource is responding to Carole Nelson, the daycare provider who received an electric bill for nearly $5,000. The company says they are following up...

Childhood Home of Dr. Seuss Up for Sale

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Dr. Seuss's childhood home is up for sale in Springfield. Located on Fairfield Street, the five bedroom house is where Theodor Geisel and his family lived for many years. The children's author is most famous...

ABC40 Follow-Up: Hot Water Restored to Chicopee Apartment Complex

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March 26th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's an ABC40 follow-up to a story we brought you earlier this week. It's good news for residents of MacArthur Terrace in Chicopee. New hot water boilers have been installed at the apartment complex, and all...

Northampton Police Offering Department Lot for Internet Sale Exchanges

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March 26th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Good news for those who are concerned about meeting in person to buy or sell products they find on the internet. The Northampton Police Department is now offering a new initiative allowing folks to meet in a...

Home and Garden Show Opens at the Eastern States Expo.

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March 26th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This weekend, you will have a chance to see some of the latest trends in home improvements at the Original Western Mass. Home and Garden Show. The event opened Thursday at the Better Living Center and the...

Recall Roundup: Patio Chairs and Chopped Spinach

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March 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A wobbly chair and spinach that may not be as healthy as you think top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 26. Linon Home Décor Products recalls foldable wood patio chairs due to fall hazard. The chair can unexpectedly tip...

Residents React to Latest Springfield Murder

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- People in Springfield are on edge. Less than three months into 2015, eight people have already been murdered in the city. Kenneth Lopez, 18, is the latest victim. His body found outside of a home on Dwight Street...