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Today: Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs 65-70. Tonight: Partly cloudy and not as cold. Lows 38-43. Have a great day! Greg Pollak
Monday April 21, 2014

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Body Found Along I-190 ‘Consistent’ with Missing Fitchburg Boy

April 18th, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (WGGB) — Investigators say that the body of a child found Friday may be that of a missing five year old from Fitchburg. At a press conference Friday afternoon, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early said that...

Gov. Patrick Signs Law Creating ‘Boston Strong’ Plate

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April 18th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Spencer Crispino / Governor's Office) BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts drivers will soon have an opportunity to purchase a "Boston Strong" license plate. Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday signed into law a bill creating the specialty...

Red Cross Will Offer Emotional Support in Boston

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --     This Monday, when more than a million people crowd the 26.2 mile marathon route from Hopkinton to Boston, emergency responders know they'll have an enormous responsibility, especially this year. "There are...

Mazda Recalls 109,000 Older SUVs for Rust Problem

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April 18th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Mazda says in documents filed with U.S. safety regulators that the...

Springfield Man Charged with Allegedly Selling Heroin

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A man is under arrest after police say he was selling Heroin from his Springfield home. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that narcotics detectives had received information that a man who lived on...

Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

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April 18th, 2014
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake has shaken central and southern Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey says it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the...

VIDEO: MIT Holds Service Remembering Ofc. Sean Collier

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April 18th, 2014
(AP Photo / Middlesex Cty. District Atty. Office) by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Family members and friends of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects are...

ABC40 Honor Roll Live – Hopkins Academy

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April 18th, 2014
HADLEY (WGGB) - Brittany Decker and Honor Roll Live headed up to Hadley this morning to visit Hopkins Academy. There are only 277 students total at Hopkins Academy in Hadley and more than half were in attendance Friday morning. A small...

Ferry Captain Arrested in South Korea Disaster

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April 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Yonhap)   SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.   Senior prosecutor Yang Jung-jin Yonhap says 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok and...

ABC40 Alert: Michaels Stores Security Breach

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April 18th, 2014
IRVING, TX (AP) Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud. The nation's largest arts and crafts...

Crash Takes Out Southwick Utility Pole, Sends Driver to Hospital

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April 18th, 2014
SOUTHWICK (WGGB) -- It was just after midnight when a driver lost control of her car on Granville Rd. in Southwick and slammed into a utility pole Friday. Southwick Police say only one car was involved, but the crash took out the utility pole...

Everest Avalanche Kills 12, Leaves 3 Missing

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April 18th, 2014
(Courtesy MGNOnline) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The...

Family of Officer Slain after Bombings to Run Marathon One Year Later

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April 18th, 2014
(AP Photo / Middlesex Cty. District Atty. Office) BOSTON (AP) -- Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later. Team Collier Strong is a group of 25 friends and family...

Kansas City Police Search Home of Suspected Highway Shooter

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April 18th, 2014
GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) -- Police have arrested a male suspect in a string of random Kansas City-area highway shootings that have wounded three people. Kansas City, Mo., police Chief Darryl Forte declined to identify the suspect during a Thursday...

Lester Out-Duels Sale, Red Sox Win 3-1

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April 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Paul Beaty) CHICAGO (AP) -- Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston's two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Lester...