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This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, a few sunny breaks, with a few rain showers. Most of the day is dry, becoming windy. Highs: 40-45. Winds: S-->NW: 10-20 gusts to 30. Tonight: Clear and chilly, decreasing winds. Lows: 23-28. NW: 2-1 ...
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State Police C3 Unit Helps Capture Three Springfield Fugitives

March 30th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Three fugitives, whom police say were wanted on drug charges, were arrested over the weekend. Mass. State Police say that on Saturday, members of the department's C3 Policing Team had gathered information that three fugitive members...

Jurors Find First Defendant in UMass Gang Rape Trial Guilty on Two Counts

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March 30th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Jurors have found the first defendant in a 2012 gang rape at UMass Amherst guilty on two counts. On Monday, Emmanuel Bile, 21, of Pittsfield was found guilty on two counts: one of aggravated vaginal rape and one...

Choosing the Best Flowers for Early Spring and Easter

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March 30th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Believe it or not, Spring is upon us and Easter is this weekend. What are the best flowers to bring to your Easter gatherings or to buy to spruce up your yard? Karen Randall from Randall's Farm and Greenhouse joined ABC40's Tom...

Easing Back into Your Spring Sports Routine

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March 30th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Spring fever has us itching to get outside, but when the snow melts, it's important to ease into that workout routine. Dr. Julio Martinez-Silvestrini, medical director for Baystate Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, joined...

Changeable Afternoon as Winds Pick Up

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March 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)  This afternoon will feature some peaks of sunshine for a while however there will be a few more showers around as well but most of the afternoon will be dry. After the front passes the wind will pick up and become...

President Obama Salutes ‘Hero’ Boston Police Officer Shot in Face

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March 30th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: Boston Police) BOSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has praised a Boston police officer who was shot point-blank in the face by a suspect, calling the downed officer a "hero." Obama began his speech at the dedication of the...

Prosecution Rests Its Case Against Boston Marathon Bomber

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March 30th, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors have rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with gruesome autopsy photos of the people who died in the 2013 terror...

Dedication Held for Institute Honoring Sen. Edward Kennedy

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March 30th, 2015
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) by DAVID ESPO and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says American politicians in an era of partisanship should try to carry themselves more the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward...

US Officials: One Dead After Car Tries to Ram Fort Meade Gate

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March 30th, 2015
(AP Photo/WJLA-TV) By MEREDITH SOMERS and LOLITA C. BALDOR FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A firefight erupted Monday when two people in a car tried to ram a National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade, killing at least one person, according to...

ABC40 Alert: Scammers Using Turbo Tax for Identity Theft

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March 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD,Mass(WGGB) -- Scam expert Steve Weisman warns about tax identity theft and how thieves are taking advantage of turbo tax. Plus he also addresses a crack-down on car leasing fraud and some new concerns from a new android...

JetBlue Experiences Widespread Service Outage

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March 30th, 2015
(WGGB) - Passengers hoping to fly on JetBlue flights are having trouble checking in this morning, as the airline experiences a wide-spread service outage. The airline did not go into detail about the issue as it tweeted to several...

Hernandez Fiancee Set to Resume Testimony in Murder Trial

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March 30th, 2015
(AP Photo/Faith Ninivaggi, Pool) FALL RIVER (AP) -- The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will take the stand for a second day of testimony in his murder trial. Shayanna Jenkins on Monday is expected to talk about...

Indiana Gov. Won’t Change Religious Freedom Law

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March 30th, 2015
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WGGB) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is defending the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination and said it wasn't a mistake for the state to have...

State Police Reenact Agawam Hit-and-Run

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March 29th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction team was in Agawam Sunday night to recreate the hit-and-run scene that left a 16-year-old in critical condition. Alex Scafuri was hit by 26-year-old Jomaris Colon...

How to Save Your Pet’s Life

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March 29th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Pet lovers learned a few techniques Sunday in case their furry friend stopped breathing, ran into a tree or simply chocked on an obscure object. Pet tech instructor Jim Helems said the process is similar to human CPR....