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Saturday: Sunny, becoming windy and milder. Highs: 57-61. Winds: NW 10-25 mph & gusty! Easter Sunday: Sunny & pleasant. Highs: 60-64. Enjoy your weekend! Don Maher
Saturday April 19, 2014

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Humidity: 38%
Dew Point: 32
Wind: NW at 14 mph
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Boston Mayor to Host Summit on Gun Trafficking

April 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Mayor Martin Walsh will host a regional summit on gun trafficking. The event will feature a mayor's round table discussion on gun violence, best practices and challenges. Mayor Domenic Sarno of Springfield will participate. The...

Easthampton Police Investigate Early-Morning Rollover Crash

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April 19th, 2014
SOUTHAMPTON/EASTHAMPTON (WGGB) -- Police are investigating a crash that left a car on its roof early Saturday morning. Easthampton Police responded around 3:00 a.m. to Line St., where a Nissan sedan had rolled over and crashed. Police and...

Close Call for Sen. Blumenthal at Conn. Press Conference

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April 19th, 2014
MILFORD, Conn. (WGGB) -- It was a close call at a Friday event for U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut. Ironically, he was holding a press conference about increasing railway safety across the state. That's when a passing train...

Saturday 4/19 News On The Go

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April 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- There was a rollover crash in Easthampton, Holyoke hospital was on lockdown this morning, a rising death told in the South Korea ferry crash, and more on Saturday morning's new on the...

Mostly Sunny, Windy & Mild for your Saturday

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April 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The weekend starts spectacularly today with mostly sunny skies all day. It will become quite breezy though with wind gusts over 30 mph from time-to-time during the day. This means a high threat for fast-spreading...

One Man Shot in Leg; Holyoke Hospital Locked Down

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April 19th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- One man is recovering, after he was shot in the leg early Saturday morning. He arrived at Holyoke Hospital around 1:30 a.m., which prompted the hospital to go into temporary lockdown. Holyoke Police say the lockdown is a...

Autopsy to ID Dead Body; Boy Cast Off Side of Road

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April 19th, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- All authorities are saying for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway in central Massachusetts. An autopsy should reveal if the child is Jeremiah Oliver, the...

Third Mate was Steering Waters for First Time when Ferry Sank

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April 19th, 2014
Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap) MOKPO, South...

Obamacare Users Urged to Change Passwords in Heartbleed Review

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April 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File) WASHINGTON (AP) -- People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords. The advice follows an administration-wide review...

Police Raid LA Times Building after Shooting Threat

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April 19th, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said. The man was detained by police and removed from the...

Plane Searched in Colorado after ‘Credible’ In-Flight Threat

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April 19th, 2014
DENVER (AP/WGGB) -- Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport. FBI spokesman Dave...

Collapsed Curb on Main Street in Northampton Still Not Fixed

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April 18th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass (WGGB) -- Nearly a month after this big block of retaining wall collapsed onto a man as he accessed his car, saw horses and police tape remain on Main Street in Northampton. There is a stalemate brewing between the city and Pan-Am...

Falcons Snap Winning Streak with Loss to Hartford Wolf Pack

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The Springfield Falcons win streak was snapped by a defeat by the Hartford Wolf Pack at the XL Center Friday night. The final score of the game was 2-1. This ends the team’s three-game win streak. Playoffs...

Good Friday Observed Across Western Mass

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April 18th, 2014
CHICOPEE/SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --  It was a living stations of the cross in Chicopee on Good Friday evening. This is an annual event performed by St. Stanislaus School students in the performing arts program at the school, along with...

Survivors Keep Busy as Boston Marathon Approaches

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April 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) -- Survivors of last year's twin bombings at the Boston Marathon say they have mixed feelings as the race day approaches. Celeste Corcoran and Heather Abbott say the days leading up to the race have been...