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Tonight: Clouds and a chance for an evening sprinkle/light shower or wet flurry then clearing overnight. Becoming brisk. Lows: 26-32. Winds: W/NW 4-14 mph. Tuesday: Morning sun mixing with afternoon cloudiness. Seasonably c ...
Mon, March 30, 2015
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Humidity: 46%
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Wind: W at 13 mph
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Firefighters Called to Abudanza Ristorante in Wilbraham

March 30th, 2015
WILBRAHAM, MA (WGGB) -- Emergency personnel responded to the Abudanza Ristorante in Wilbraham for a fire there Monday. No word yet on the extent of damage or how it started. The Wilbraham Police Department confirms firefighters were called to...

Bear Pays Visit To Southwick Home

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March 30th, 2015
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB)- We've all been waiting for the spring to come and so have the bears! They've been hibernating all winter, but one Southwick resident says they are awake, and one bear stopped by his house to visit. From his living...

Potholes on Parkerview and All Around the City

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March 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- Potholes. They're are easy to find, but tough to avoid. To report a pothole in Springfield you can call the 3-1-1 hotline. But how quickly will the problem get fixed? Crews are working to fix all of the city's...

Roadwork Begins at Intersection of Sumner Avenue and Allen Street

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March 30th, 2015
. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A $2.1 million project is underway in Springfield to improve traffic flow and safety on Sumner Avenue and Allen Street. There are big plans to improve this intersection at Sumner Avenue in Springfield....

Ted Kennedy’s Legacy Remembered in WMass. as Kennedy Institute Dedicated

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March 30th, 2015
(BOSTON AND SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)-The country's top political leaders including President Obama came to Boston today to help dedicate the Kennedy Institute. The Institute is located next to the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. It was...

Police Investigating Report of Shots Fired Near AIC

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March 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Springfield are investigating after another report of shots fired near a city college. Springfield Police Trent Duda told ABC40 that they responded to Maynard Street around 5 p.m. following a report of...

Urban Colleges Work to Keep Students Safe from Neighborhood Violence

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March 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- An ABC40 follow-up after shots are fired over the weekend, hitting American International College's campus center, while some students were eating their lunch. It's raising concerns about the safety of students...

Sarno Under Fire for Comments Following Weekend Homicide

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March 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno is coming under fire after making what some are calling insensitive comments following Springfield's ninth homicide. City officials held a press conference Saturday afternoon to...

Area Officials Say I-91 Viaduct Work Can’t Start Soon Enough

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March 30th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Commuters at their breaking point with the I-91 viaduct. Emergency repairs meant drivers were stuck in the middle of 91 for hours Friday. While the big improvement project is just on the horizon, businesses say it isn't soon...

State Police C3 Unit Helps Capture Three Springfield Fugitives

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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...

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...