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Today: Mainly cloudy and milder with some morning mist or a shower, mainly dry this afternoon with a few bright spots possible - especially north. Highs: 40-46. Winds: W/NW 5-15 mph. Have a great Wednesday! First Warning Meteo ...
Wed, March 04, 2015
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Feels like 31°
Humidity: 88%
Dew Point: 33
Wind: WSW at 6 mph
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Springfield Police Arrest Vehicle Break-In Suspect

March 4th, 2015
(Photo Provided by Mass. State Police) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police have arrested a man they allege broke into several vehicles overnight. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, police...

Tsarnaev Goes on Trial in Boston Marathon Bombing

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March 4th, 2015
By DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — His life on the line, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing, with prosecutors saying he used a backpack to plant a bomb designed to "tear people apart and...

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges Against Springfield Pair

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March 4th, 2015
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) -- Two Springfield residents are facing drug trafficking charges stemming from a traffic stop in North Adams. Devron Wicks and Sasha Santiago pleaded not guilty at their arraignment Tuesday. Wicks was held on $100,000 bail...

Roads Improve as Temperatures Climb Above Freezing

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March 4th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) Slippery roads will improve quickly this morning. Temperatures are already above freezing! It feels nice and mild out there with temperatures into the middle 30's. Snow and ice will melt away off streets and side roads...

U.S., Iran Resume Nuclear Talks after Netanyahu Speech

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March 4th, 2015
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) -- Undeterred by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scathing speech against an Iran nuclear deal, U.S. and Iranian negotiators have resumed work on an agreement meant to crimp Iran's atomic program in exchange for...

Girl Scouts Get Ready For Cancer Connection Campout

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March 3rd, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Girl Scouts of Central and Western Mass. are helping get things ready for the Cancer Connection Campout. They built a snow shelter, which is now ready for the Campout in downtown Northampton...

East Longmeadow Honors Brave Heroes In Ceremony

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March 3rd, 2015
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- An emotional ceremony Tuesday night as a Western Massachusetts town that is now designated a "Purple Heart Community" honors its brave heroes. East Longmeadow paid tribute tonight to its Purple Heart war...

Holyoke City Council Considers Government Changes

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March 3rd, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) --The Holyoke City Council faced some big decisions tonight, as members considered several questions that would change the charter of their city's government. Members looked at changing the term in office for all...

Amherst Bars Opening Late Saturday For Blarney Blowout

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March 3rd, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration turned violent quickly. Students threw beer cans, snowballs and bottles. And officers, resorting to pepper spray. "Last year was a collective failure by all stakeholders, and...

Springfield Adopts Casino Ethics Rules for City Officials

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March 3rd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Springfield has adopted new casino ethics rules barring elected officials and top city administrators from benefiting from the local casino for a period after leaving office. Mayor Dominic Sarno signed the new ethics...

Latest Weather Closes Mountain Road in Easthampton Again

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March 3rd, 2015
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) --  With another winter storm upon us, the Easthampton Police Department reports they've closed down Mountain Road. The closure began at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and there's no word yet on when it will be...

“FREAK attack” Flaw Affected Apple, Android Browsers

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March 3rd, 2015
apple google photo MGN By BRANDON BAILEY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw...

4th Wesleyan Student Arraigned after Molly Drug Overdoses

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March 3rd, 2015
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- A Wesleyan University student suspected of selling the club drug Molly on campus has been arraigned on charges stemming from on-campus overdoses that sent a dozen people to the hospital. Andrew Olson, of Atascadero,...

US Marshals say Man Killed by Los Angeles Police Was Wanted

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March 3rd, 2015
By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- U.S. marshals say a homeless ex-convict killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police had an active warrant for violating probation in a bank robbery case. Deputy U.S. Marshal Matthew Cordova...

Heavy Snow Season Causes More Back Injuries

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March 3rd, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) (WGGB) -- Shoveling snow is an inevitable part of winter in New England, unfortunately so is the risk for injuries. "You're often very you sitting for long term periods of time then you are very active so that...