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Woman Dies After Being Hit by a Train in Connecticut

March 29th, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WGGB/WFSB) -- A woman is dead after being hit by an Amtrak train in Fairfield, Connecticut. It happened Sunday afternoon. The accident was causing delays for train commuters as crews investigated on scene. Police have...

Experts Tackle Winter Damage Questions at Home & Garden Show

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March 29th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- While many of us are happy about spring's arrival, warmer weather can reveal damage left behind by winter. Many people had their questions about those types of repairs answered at Sunday's Home and Garden Show in...

Leprechaun Plunge Raises More Than $120,000

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March 29th, 2015
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- More than $120,000 was raised at this year's Leprechaun Plunge. The money  will go directly towards six charities in Western Mass. Today's event recapped the efforts of the plunge that took place two weeks...

AIC Campus Center Hit After Shots Fired on State Street

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March 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police responded to American International College Sunday afternoon, after shots were fired and hit the school's campus center. Police say two vehicles exchanged gun fire on Oak Grove Avenue and...

Police: 2nd body found 3 days after NYC blast

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March 29th, 2015
AP photo NEW YORK (AP) -- New York police say a second body has been found at the site where a Manhattan building collapsed three days ago after an apparent gas explosion. The identification of the two dead, found amid the rubble Sunday, have...

Agawam Man Dies After Clothes Catch Fire

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March 29th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- An Agawam man has died after sustaining serious burns over a large part of his body. The Agawam Fire Department responded to Cooper Street for a report of a fire around 11:20 this morning. On arrival, officials...

Stabbing Victim is Worcester’s Second Homicide of 2015

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March 29th, 2015
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- A 25-year-old man stabbing victim is Worcester's second homicide of the year. The Telegram & Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/19hyZkl) police found the man was found lying on the ground unconscious at about 9:15...

2 Vie in House Race to Succeed Rep who Joined Baker

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March 29th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- An upcoming special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House of Representatives has drawn the attention of Gov. Charlie Baker among others. Republican Hannah Kane and Democrat Jason Palitsch, both of Shrewsbury, are...

Decorated Boston Cop Still Critical After Being Shot In Face

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March 29th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- A decorated Boston police officer remains in critical condition after being shot in the face by a man he and other gang unit officers had stopped in car. Officer John Moynihan has been in a medically induced coma since the Friday...

Fishermen to Discuss Future of Maine Shrimp Fishery

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March 29th, 2015
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Fishery regulators are holding a public hearing in Portland to discuss the future of New England's closed Maine shrimp fishery. The shrimp fishery closed in 2013 and has yet to reopen because of concerns about...

Before Leak, NSA Mulled Ending Phone Program

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March 29th, 2015
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) WASHINGTON (AP) -- According to current and former intelligence officials, the National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before...

Bill Makes it Easier to Change Gender on Birth Certificates

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March 29th, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A bill moving through the Connecticut legislature would make it easier for transgender people to update their names and genders on their birth certificates. The state already has a law on the books allowing people to...

Sunday News On The Go

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March 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- After a party in Springfield turns deadly, what the community and community leaders have to say. And dozens hospitalized after a plane makes a hard landing in Canada. Also a driver found not at fault for striking a...

Utility Found ‘Hazardous Situation’ Months Before NYC Blast

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March 29th, 2015
WABC By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Emergency workers are painstakingly looking for signs of two missing people in the rubble of three New York City apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, though...

Landmarks Go Dark for Earth Hour

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March 29th, 2015
PARIS (AP) -- The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. The five-minute dark-out on Saturday night was a symbolic gesture in the City of Light. Cities around the world also marked...