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Authorities: Remains Belong to Missing Va. Student

October 24th, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham disappeared Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. The remains were found about 12 miles from...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Six Mile Backup on Mass. Pike

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October 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Repairs to an expansion joint along the Mass. Turnpike is causing some heavy delays. Troopers assigned to the Mass. State Police barracks in Westfield say that that Friday afternoon, part of an expansion joint broke on the eastbound...

LIVE STREAMING – Police: 1 Dead Besides Washington School Shooter

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October 24th, 2014
by DOUG ESSER, Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman. Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said Friday...

California Sheriff’s Deputy, Carjack Victim Shot

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October 24th, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot a Sacramento County, California, sheriff's deputy and a bystander, then carjacked two vehicles Friday morning, prompting a manhunt as the assailant fled through residential areas. Sheriff's...

NY Police Commissioner: Hatchet Attack Was Terror

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October 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/New York Police Department) by TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police Commissioner William Bratton says the hatchet attack on four rookie officers was a terrorist act by a homegrown radical. Bratton...

Marathon Suspect’s Lawyers Again Cite Media Leaks

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October 24th, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking for a third time for a judge to hold a hearing on media leaks they say are jeopardizing Tsarnaev's right to a fair trial. In a court...

Groups in Three States Question Entergy Finances

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October 24th, 2014
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- A spokeswoman for the company that owns nuclear plants in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York says it will respond to any new requirements federal regulators might seek after a complaint by anti-nuclear groups. Entergy...

Hypnotist Frank Santos, Jr. to Perform at Hu Ke Lau

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - For more than a decade, comic hypnotist Frank Santos, Jr. has been mesmerizing audiences with his mind-bending skills. Santos stopped by ABC40 News at 12:30 p.m. to talk about hypnosis and his upcoming show, which...

UMass Extends Contract of Men’s Basketball Coach Derek Kellogg

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October 24th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- UMass men's basketball coach Derek Kellogg will be remaining with the Minutemen through at least the 2018-2019 season. UMass Athletics announced Friday that Kellogg's contract has been extended, and that extension...

Three New Rail Stations Set for Conn.-Mass. Rail Line

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October 24th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut officials have announced the start of construction of train stations at Berlin, Meriden and Wallingford as part of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program. The nearly $59 million project announced...

Evenflo Recalls Infant Seats to Fix Sticky Buckles

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October 24th, 2014
DETROIT (WGGB/AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. The recall affects Embrace 35/9999 models with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. Documents posted by U.S. safety...

NYC Tries to Ease Ebola Fear After Doctor Infected

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October 24th, 2014
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators...

A Mostly Gray but Mainly Dry Afternoon

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Things will continue to dry off this afternoon however the clouds will hang tough. There will be a few sunny breaks here and there. Certainly  not a ton of sunshine but at this point we'll take anything we can...

VOTE 2014 Debate – Mass. House: Third Hampshire District

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October 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Your ABC40 is keeping you informed as the 2014 election approaches. We have aired a series of debates at our ABC40 studios with candidates for the Massachusetts House and Senate. Over the last two weeks, ABC40's Dave Madsen...

US Officials: Dallas Nurse Free of Ebola

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October 24th, 2014
by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms. Nina Pham got a...