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Tonight: Gradual clearing, frigid again. Lows: 2 to 10. Winds: Light North. Friday: Mostly sunny (sunshine & thin clouds), chilly. Highs: 20-26 (wind chills: teens). Winds: NW 4-12 mph. First Warning Meteorologist Rick Slu ...
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Truck Driver in California Train Crash Released from Jail

February 27th, 2015
(AP Photo/KABC-TV) OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- A driver who left his pickup truck on the tracks in a crash with a Southern California commuter train has been released from jail. Jose Alejandro Sanchez-Ramirez was released at about 9:30 p.m....

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Fmr. Westfield State President Evan Dobelle Drops Lawsuit

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February 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- More new developments in the saga surrounding former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle WGGB has obtained court papers showing he has dropped his federal lawsuit against state and school officials in which he blames...

School Committee Changes Professional Development Dates to Address Parents Concerns

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February 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- The Springfield School Committee approved the 2015-2016 school calendar Thursday night, showing they heard the concerns of many parents. Recently, kids had two days off - one in January and one this month so that teachers...

Feds: California Train was Going 56 MPH when It Hit Truck

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February 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/KABC-TV) by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators say a California commuter train was going 56 mph when it ran into a truck that had been abandoned on tracks. National Transportation...

Sports

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Athlete of the Week: South Hadley Basketball’s Sophie Gatzounas

February 26th, 2015
SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WGGB)---- You can tell a lot about a basketball team from the approach they take on defense and South Hadley's dedication to the full court press puts opponents under a constant state of pressure. Leading the charge is sophomore...

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Judge Rules for Adrian Peterson, Paving Way for Reinstatement

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February 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) by DAVE CAMPBELL and JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writers A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order...

Former Louisville Guard Jones Charged with Rape, Sodomy

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February 26th, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Former Louisville guard Chris Jones has been charged with rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. An arrest warrant was issued, and the 23-year-old Jones was scheduled to appear Thursday in Jefferson...

FSU Freshman Scores 30 in Final 4:38 in Loss to Miami

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February 26th, 2015
CORAL GABLES, Fl. (WGGB) -- With four minutes and 40 seconds to play in Wednesday night's game between Florida State and Miami, FSU freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes was a long way from his career high of 35 points. Having scored just 5 points all...



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Woman in SUV Stuck on Train Tracks Saved by Savvy Policeman

February 26th, 2015
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A woman whose sport utility vehicle got stuck on Connecticut train tracks during a traffic jam as a train approached has been saved by a quick-thinking policeman. Norwalk police say the SUV was stopped in...

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Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck for Grammys Disruption

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February 26th, 2015
(Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter. The incendiary 37-year-old hip-hop artist took to the social media site Thursday to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old...

Officials: Stolen Picasso Smuggled into US, Labeled ‘Craft’

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February 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/U.S Department of Justice) NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions of dollars was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who falsely labeled it as an "art craft" worth about $37 when it...

Two Loose Llamas Lassoed After Running Amok Near Phoenix

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February 26th, 2015
SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have lassoed two quick-footed llamas who had dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community and caused a stir on social media. Television footage showed a large, white llama and a...

Entertainment

How to Get Away with Murder Finale Recap: Who Killed Lila? What's the New Murder?

February 26th, 2015
And it was... How to Get Away with Murder finally revealed Lila's murderer on Thursday's season finale while setting up a whole new whodunit for Season 2. How did it all go down? After Laurel (Karla Souza) convinces Wes (Alfred Enoch) not to tell...

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Once Upon a Time Scoop: Why Is Emma's Relationship with Hook Threatened?

February 26th, 2015
Storybrooke's Savior is feeling the love! When Once Upon a Time returns on Sunday (8/7c, ABC), six weeks have passed since the town's residents bid adieu to the Frozen crew and booted Mr. Gold/Rumplestiltskin (Robert Carlyle) over the town line,...

Grey's Anatomy Recap: Amelia and Dr. Herman Race Against Time

February 26th, 2015
The clock is ticking for Dr. Herman (Geena Davis) on Grey's Anatomy. Thursday's episode juxtaposed two surgeons, Herman and Dr. Amelia Shepherd (Caterina Scorsone), as they each raced against time - Herman, trying to get through her case load, and...

Community's Danny Pudi to Headline NBC Comedy Pilot Strange Calls

February 26th, 2015
Communitygot six seasons, but what about that movie?! Community star Danny Pudi is set to star in NBC's horror comedy pilot Strange Calls, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Based on Australian series, Strange Calls is about an affable but...