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Tue, March 03, 2015
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Trial of Aaron Hernandez Resumes After Snow Delay

March 2nd, 2015
Eds: APNewsNow. Updates with trial underway following delay. Will be updated. With AP Photos. FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed after a snow delay with more testimony...

Civil Rights Group to Sue FBI Over Chechen Man’s Death

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March 2nd, 2015
(Orange County Sheriff's Office) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A civil rights group says it intends to sue the FBI over the death of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect. The Council of...

Turners Falls Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

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March 2nd, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police) (Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police) GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Frankin County man is under arrest following a weekend disturbance in Greenfield. Greenfield Police say that around 1:15 p.m. Saturday,...

State Offers Early Retirement to Thousands; Layoffs Possible

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March 2nd, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- A top administration official says Gov. Charlie Baker plans to file legislation that would allow thousands of state employees to retire early, and if that doesn't work, the state may resort to layoffs. Baker's budget chief Kristen...

Gas Prices Continue to Climb Ahead of Summer Travel

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March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - You've probably noticed an increase in the amount you're paying at the pump these days, at least compared to the last few weeks, and those prices are likely to continue to climb ahead of Memorial Day. According to...

ABC40 Alert: Lenovo Computers Sold with Dangerous Software

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March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Scam Expert, Steve Weisman tells ABC40 about the dangers of a certain software that is being installed on consumers computers by a manufacturing company called Lenovo and what consumers can do to protect themselves....

Speed Limit Restrictions on Mass Pike Lifted

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March 2nd, 2015
(WGGB) -- The Department of Transportation has reinstated the standard speed limit on the Mass Pike early Monday, after another round of snow hit Western Mass. Several inches of snow coated the roadways on Sunday, prompting the Mass DOT to...

LAPD Officers Shoot, Kill Suspect During Struggle

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March 2nd, 2015
By ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online....

Judge to Hold Hearing on Last-Minute Issues in Bombing Trial

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March 2nd, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- The judge in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will hear last-minute arguments on legal issues that need to be settled before testimony begins in the federal death penalty...

Mountain Road Reopens in Easthampton

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March 1st, 2015
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Mountain Road (Route 141) in Easthampton has reopened Monday morning. The road was closed to traffic Sunday night due to the wintry conditions. The Log Cabin and Tavern On The Hill remained open to business...

Springfield Police On-Scene of Reported Forest Street Stabbing

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March 1st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Police Department responded to a reported stabbing on Forest Street Sunday night. The call came in around 9:45 p.m. Crews arrived on-scene at 36 Forest Street. No word on how badly the...

Maple Syrup Season’s Sticky Start

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March 1st, 2015
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Massachusetts Maple Month kicked-off on Sunday, but with the record cold we've been having, the maple syrup season is way behind. Bitter temperatures and frequent snow storms are taking its toll on local...

Chicago’s 1st Black Major League Baseball Player Minoso Dies

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March 1st, 2015
Photo Courtesy of ABC News By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Major league baseball's first black player in Chicago, Minnie Minoso, has died. The Cook County medical examiner confirmed his death Sunday morning. Minoso homered...

Seoul: North Korea Test Fires 2 Short Range Missiles

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March 1st, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's military says rival North Korea has fired two short range missiles into the sea off its east coast. Such test firings aren't unusual, but Monday's morning launch comes as allies Washington and Seoul...

Speed Limit Reduced Along Mass. Turnpike

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March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB)— The speed limit on the Mass. Turnpike has been reduced because of the wintry conditions. The speed limit from the NY border to ex. 11 in Millbury has been reduced to 40mph, said Mass. State Police. As of 8:20 p.m., there...