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Ludlow Police Arrest Car Break-In Suspects

January 28th, 2015
John Hollister , Corey Dias , Louis Lopes Jr LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Ludlow police have arrested three men suspected in dozens of car break-ins across the town. Within the last week, officers 31-year-old John Hollister of Springfield,...

Electrical Fire Ignited Christmas Tree in Fatal Md. Fire

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January 28th, 2015
(AP Photo/Capital Gazette, Glenn A. Miller) BRIAN WITTE Associated Press MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) -- Investigators say an electrical fire spread to a Christmas tree, prompting a massive blaze that reduced a riverfront mansion near Maryland's...

One Lane of I-91 South in Northampton Closed for Road Work

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January 28th, 2015
The backup from the repair work on I-91 in Northampton NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling along Interstate 91 south in Northampton may see delays due to some emergency repair work. MassDOT spokesperson Mike Verseckes says that...

Suspect Sought Following Robbery in West Springfield

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January 28th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect. West Springfield Police report that a male suspect entered a Shell gas station on Riverdale Street around 10:50 p.m. Saturday,...

Jordan Ready to Swap Inmate for Pilot Held by Islamic State

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January 28th, 2015
This combination of two photographs shows the detail of a poster of an undated photograph of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, left, used during a demonstration calling for his release from the Islamic State group and a still image from...

Herrell’s to Mark ‘National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast’ Day

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- It's of the tastiest days of the year. Next Saturday is a little known holiday called National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast day. To celebrate, Herrell's Ice Cream in Northampton is teaming up with Whole Children in Hadley. Judy...

National School Choice Week to Highlight Educational Options for Parents

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- When it comes to choosing the right school these days, your kids have plenty of options. There are more than a dozen events going on in western Mass. this week to highlight all of those options. Lisa Keegan joined ABC40's Tom...

Pentagon Denying Reports of Decision on Sgt. Bergdahl

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- The Pentagon is denying reports about a decision to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion. Bergdahl is the soldier who disappeared from a base in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. He returned to the U.S. this...

A Blustery, Cold Afternoon as Storm Spins Away

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January 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Clouds will give way to some sunshine this afternoon as the big storm, that dumped historic amounts of snow to the central and eastern part of the state, slowly continues to spin away and weaken.  It will be brisk and...

Mass. High Court Rules that Jurors’ Names are Public

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that juror lists in criminal cases must be made public at the conclusion of trials, unless there is a substantial risk in doing so. The Supreme Judicial Court's decision Tuesday...

Gov. Baker Wrestled with Non-Essential Travel Ban

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he wrestled with whether to institute a travel ban during this week's blizzard, but says it ultimately "worked pretty much as we hoped" it would. The governor said Wednesday he and members...

THURSDAY AT 11 – Online Obsession

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Are you too tied to Twitter? Do you seek instant gratification from Instagram? "You hear that ding and you think, 'Oh my gosh. What is that?'" ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca explores if your online fun be more of an online...

FRIDAY ON ABC40 – Honor Roll Live: Belchertown High

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January 28th, 2015
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- ABC40’s Honor Roll Live continues in Hampshire County this week. Friday, we head to the home of the Orioles - Belchertown High School From student groups and clubs, to athletes and musicians, to academic...

Ford Recalls Cars, Vans for Door Latch and Seat Belt Trouble

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January 28th, 2015
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from...

Gov. Baker to Visit Blizzard-Damaged Towns

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to visit some of the areas hit hardest by the two-day blizzard that left up to three feet of snow in some communities. After stopping by the state Transportation Department...