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Parents of Students Missing in Mexico to Visit Boston

April 19th, 2015
Eduardo Verdugo / AP BOSTON (AP) -- Parents of some of the 43 students who vanished in Mexico last September are rallying and marching in Boston this weekend to call attention to their plight. Relatives say the missing students have not been...

24 Dead, 28 Safe, Hundreds Missing as Medditeranian Migrant Boat Sinks

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April 19th, 2015
(AP Photo/Calogero Montanalampo) By FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press ROME (AP) -- A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and sparking fears for...

Heading to the Boston Marathon? Here’s What Not to Bring

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April 19th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Boston Athletic Assoc.) BOSTON (WGGB) - We are just one day away from Marathon Monday in Boston, which means crews are kicking preparations into high gear. Thousands of runners are planning to participate in the...

Fire Fighters Extinguish Blaze at Power Plant

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April 19th, 2015
LUDLOW (WGGB) - Ludlow Firefighters spent the early morning hours Sunday fighting an electrical fire at the hydro-electric power plant on Center Street. That call came in at 2 o'clock this morning, alerting the department to an equipment fire....

Officials: 3 Shot, Injured at Delaware State Cookout

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April 19th, 2015
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Delaware State University officials say three people have been shot at a student event. School spokesman Carlos Holmes said the shooting happened at about 8 p.m. Saturday at a school-sanctioned fraternity and sorority...

Ringo Starr, Green Day, Bill Withers Enter Rock Hall

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April 19th, 2015
(Tony Dejak/AP Photo) By TOM WITHERS Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest class, featuring a Beatle, three punks from California and a guitar god from Texas. Ringo Starr, who found...

16-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot While Sitting in Parked Car

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April 19th, 2015
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a New Haven teenager has died after he and another person were shot while they were sitting in a parked car on a city avenue. Officers were dispatched to the scene at 12:10 a.m. Sunday. Police did not...

Local Entrepreneurs Say Extravaganja Boosts Business

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April 18th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Nearly 6,000 people crammed into the Amherst Town Common on Saturday for this year's Extravaganja. "I'm just really excited to be here," says Vick Ramshah, a freshman at UMass Amherst. The town common was lined...

Search Continues For Missing Holyoke Man

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April 18th, 2015
Holyoke, Mass. (WGGB) -- The mother and sister of Joshua Devine have traveled to Thailand to help with the search effort. Devine is a Holyoke native. He was last seen on a diving trip in Thailand with friends last weekend. The family has...

Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Highway

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April 18th, 2015
(Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police) Sturbridge, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some scary moments for a group of UConn students traveling on the Massachusetts Turnpike on Saturday afternoon, as their bus suddenly caught fire. It happened around 3:30 p.m....

Thousands Flock to Amherst Town Common for Extravaganja 2015

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April 18th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Thousands packed the Amherst Town Common for the 24th-annual Extravaganja on Saturday. People from all over Western Massachusetts gathered to voice their support for the legalization of marijuana, as well as...

Volunteers Pick Up Used Syringes Off Streets

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April 18th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Getting used syringes off the streets of Holyoke. It's an issue that city officials have been trying to find a solution to. Tapesry Health organized a syringe clean up in the city. A training was held for volunteers...

Activists urge lawmakers to ramp up fight against AIDS

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April 18th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Activists are urging state lawmakers to increase spending on the fight against AIDS with a goal of bringing the number of new infections each year to zero. AIDS Action Committee Executive Director Carl Sciortino said that while...

Emergency Crews Respond to Two-Car Crash in Holyoke

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April 18th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Emergency crews responded to a two-car crash in Holyoke on Saturday afternoon. It happened at the corner of Elm and Cabot Streets just after 12 p.m. ABC40 was first on scene. Our crews reported seeing an SUV on its...

Sinkhole On Main Street in Springfield

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April 18th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- Traffic is diverted around a sinkhole Saturday afternoon in downtown Springfield. Crews responded to the sinkhole in front of Red Rose Pizzeria, 1060 Main Street. Police and the Department of Public Works are on scene...