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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Curiosity rover has temporarily stopped work on Mars while NASA engineers investigate a short circuit. The space agency said Tuesday that the electrical problem was discovered over the weekend as Curiosity tried to… Read more

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(WGGB) — Sunglasses that need to get the lead out and a patio set that can bring you to your knees top our Recall Roundup for this Tuesday, March 3. FGX International is recalling children’s sunglasses due to violation of the lead paint… Read more

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(WGGB) — It’s National Pancake Day and carrying on a nearly decade-old tradition, free cakes were being offered at IHOP resturants nationwide. However, as ABC40 found, the free grub came with a request. On this day dedicated to the noble… Read more

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(ABC40 File Photo) SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts judge has ruled that a teenager’s confession to police that he killed his teacher cannot be used in his murder trial. Judge David Lowy’s ruling came Tuesday in the case of 16-year-old… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Usually this time of year bats hibernate, but instead they are dying. Since 2006 a fungus has been killing bats by the millions. A disease called White-Nose Syndrome has left the hill town’s mine nearly bare. “It’s… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A new coffee shop opened up in Springfield Tuesday. Music started the celebration of the opening at the Cafe Kev at Vi’s Coffee Conner at the Jewish Community Center on Dickinson Street. The concept for the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s National Consumer Protection Week and the state’s Attorney Generals office is offering tips to avoid fraud, scams, and identity theft. A workshop was held Tuesday at Springfield City Hall. Some of the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Three families were displaced this morning after a fire on Worthington Street destroyed their home. Springfield fire deputy’s confirming with ABC40 tonight that it all started after two children were playing… Read more

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by ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year, without overturning the president’s… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police are investigating after a man was stabbed Tuesday at a store on Eastern Avenue in Springfield. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that just before 9 a.m., police were called to Paola Grocery on… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — The MBTA is considering options for compensating customers for storm-related delays. MBTA Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Davis said those options include a week of free fares, which would cost the MBTA about $6… Read more

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(WGGB) — The City of Chicopee and eight former and current police officers are facing a federal civil lawsuit tonight, brought by a woman who alleged her civil rights were violated. The suit is based upon the alleged actions of those… Read more

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by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. You can see an up-to-date list of those parking restrictions… Read more

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By TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three Los Angeles police officers who fired their weapons in a videotaped struggle that left a homeless man dead were veterans of the Skid Row beat who had special training to deal… Read more