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Sun, March 29, 2015
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Family Out Safely, as Fire Damages Garage of Springfield Home

March 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Residents at a house on Fair Oak Rd. are safely back in their home, after a garage fire early Friday morning. Aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner Dennis Leger says the fire started around 3:40 a.m. at the home on...

GOP-Controlled Senate Clears Budget Plan with Trillions in Cuts

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March 27th, 2015
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate has approved a balanced-budget plan that calls for trillions in spending cuts and repeal of the controversial health care law to erase red ink by the...

U.S. Experts Criticize Vetting of Pilots for Mental Health

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March 27th, 2015
A police officer stands in front of an apartment building where they believe Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings airliner jet, lived in Duesseldorf, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) By JOAN LOWY Associated...

Lawyer: Woman Speaking to Police, Kidnapping Wasn’t a Hoax

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March 27th, 2015
This undated photo released by the Vallejo Police Department shows Denise Huskins. Police say Huskins, who was reported kidnapped from her boyfriend's San Francisco Bay area home and held for ransom, has contacted her father to say she's in the...

No Murder Charge for Woman Accused of Cutting Baby from Womb

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March 27th, 2015
DENVER (AP) -- Prosecutors say a Colorado woman accused of luring an expectant mother to a basement and cutting the baby from her belly will not be charged with murder. Catherine Olguin, a spokeswoman for the Boulder County District Attorney's...

Springfield Sgt. Shares Personal Connection to C3 Program

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March 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The C3 Policing Program expanded in Springfield on Monday, covering the North End, South End, Mason Square, and Forest Park areas of the city. Sgt. Devon Williams, who is overseeing the Mason Square unit,...

19 Injured in NY Fire, Building Collapse after Gas Blast

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March 26th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- An apparent gas explosion has leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in Manhattan's trendy East Village, injuring 19 people. Mayor Bill de Blasio says...

Pedestrian Struck by Train in Pittsfield

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March 26th, 2015
PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB) -- A female pedestrian was struck by a train in Pittsfield Thursday evening. According to the Pittsfield Police Department's Facebook page, they received the call at about 8:45 p.m. from CSX Railroad saying that one of their...

Apartment Building in Springfield Evacuated for Increased CO Levels

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, MA  (WGGB) --  Residents at an apartment building on Byers Street in Springfield were evacuated after an increased level of Carbon Monoxide was detected. Aid to the Springfield Fire Commissioner, Dennis Leger, told us that he...

It’s Business as Usual at Red Rose Pizzeria as Casino Construction Begins

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB) -- Its official, Red Rose Pizzeria located in downtown Springfield is here to stay. After hearing multiple rumors that MGM had bought them up, the owners are adamant in telling customers, that they in fact, have not been...

Co-Pilot’s Apartment, Parents’ Home Searched

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March 26th, 2015
In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo an Airbus 320 of Germanwings is parked at the airport as their pilots went on strike in Duesseldorf, Germany. A Germanwings Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board...

Athol Men Face Drug and Firearm Charges, Police Seize $20,000

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March 26th, 2015
Hamlet St. items ATHOL, MA (WGGB) -- Two men from Athol were taken into custody Thursday morning on multiple gun and drug charges following an in-depth heroin investigation by police. 40-year-old, Juan Vega and 26-year-old, Joshua Davoren...

Residents say North End Needs Community Involvement

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A community saddened by the loss of another young man whose life was taken too soon. That teen was found shot to death on Dwight Street in Springfield. Marisol Ortiz is in the area visiting her sister and she says,...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Sumner Avenue and Allen Street in Springfield

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- An ABC40 traffic alert: your commute may be a little more tricky starting on Monday. A section of Allen Street at Sumner Avenue will be closed in Springfield. It's all part of a million dollar plan to improve...

Work Continues to Repair Sinkhole on Sargeant Street in Holyoke

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March 26th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- An update tonight on that huge sinkhole that opened up in Holyoke Wednesday afternoon. The repairs - expected to take a day or two - will now last well into next week, and the street closures have expanded as well....