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This Afternoon: A mix of sun and clouds, windy and chilly. Flurries and snow showers across the hills. Highs: 32-37. Winds: NW: 10-20 mph. (Wind Chills in the teens) Tonight: Clear and frigid, winds diminish. Lows: 0-10. Winds: N ...
Mon, March 02, 2015
31°
Scattered Clouds
Feels like 19°
Humidity: 50%
Dew Point: 14
Wind: WNW at 16 mph
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Drivers Jockey for Parking Following Springfield Lot Closure

March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's time to start building an $800 million casino in Downtown Springfield, but to do so, MGM has to make room. Starting today, several parking lots have been shut down, forcing hundreds of drivers to find alternative...

Fifteen Horses Rescued After Mass. Barn Collapse

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March 2nd, 2015
NORWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Fifteen horses, some of which suffered superficial injuries, have been rescued from a Massachusetts barn after a portion of the roof collapsed under the weight of snow. The barn's owner, Ethelene Devers, says the...

Trial of Aaron Hernandez Resumes After Snow Delay

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March 2nd, 2015
Eds: APNewsNow. Updates with trial underway following delay. Will be updated. With AP Photos. FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed after a snow delay with more testimony...

Civil Rights Group to Sue FBI Over Chechen Man’s Death

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March 2nd, 2015
(Orange County Sheriff's Office) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A civil rights group says it intends to sue the FBI over the death of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect. The Council of...

TONIGHT AT 5 – Insurance Issues

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March 2nd, 2015
(WGGB) -- This winter weather has been relentless and its effects will last long after the last flake of snow has melted. This is especially true if you need pricey repairs to your home or vehicle. Tonight, ABC40 will help you find out if...

Turners Falls Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

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March 2nd, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police) (Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police) GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Frankin County man is under arrest following a weekend disturbance in Greenfield. Greenfield Police say that around 1:15 p.m. Saturday,...

State Offers Early Retirement to Thousands; Layoffs Possible

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March 2nd, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- A top administration official says Gov. Charlie Baker plans to file legislation that would allow thousands of state employees to retire early, and if that doesn't work, the state may resort to layoffs. Baker's budget chief Kristen...

Gas Prices Continue to Climb Ahead of Summer Travel

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March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - You've probably noticed an increase in the amount you're paying at the pump these days, at least compared to the last few weeks, and those prices are likely to continue to climb ahead of Memorial Day. According to...

Monday’s News on the Go 3/2

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March 2nd, 2015
REGION (WGGB)-- Some Downtown parking lots closing due to the MGM construction, Hockey rink roof collapses during practice in Canton but thankfully everyone got out safe, two days left till the opening statements begin for Tsarnaev trial and more...

ABC40 Alert: Lenovo Computers Sold with Dangerous Software

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March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Scam Expert, Steve Weisman tells ABC40 about the dangers of a certain software that is being installed on consumers computers by a manufacturing company called Lenovo and what consumers can do to protect themselves....

Brisk & Chilly Today, More Snow Tomorrow

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March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - The strong March sunshine will help to melt away some of the snow and ice out there but it will be windy and still chilly. Highs will reach above freezing but with a gusty wind it feel colder, especially if your not in...

Speed Limit Restrictions on Mass Pike Lifted

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March 2nd, 2015
(WGGB) -- The Department of Transportation has reinstated the standard speed limit on the Mass Pike early Monday, after another round of snow hit Western Mass. Several inches of snow coated the roadways on Sunday, prompting the Mass DOT to...

LAPD Officers Shoot, Kill Suspect During Struggle

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March 2nd, 2015
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles police say three officers fired on and killed a man on the city's Skid Row because of a struggle over one of the officers' guns. Police say graphic video of the incident that was shot by a bystander and widely...

Judge to Hold Hearing on Last-Minute Issues in Bombing Trial

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March 2nd, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- The judge in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will hear last-minute arguments on legal issues that need to be settled before testimony begins in the federal death penalty...

Mountain Road Reopens in Easthampton

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March 1st, 2015
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Mountain Road (Route 141) in Easthampton has reopened Monday morning. The road was closed to traffic Sunday night due to the wintry conditions. The Log Cabin and Tavern On The Hill remained open to business...