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  1. Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Lippert was in stable cond... . A suspect, bottom, identified by police as a 55-year-old, surnamed Kim, is overwhelmed by participants at a lecture hall in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 5, 2015.

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  2. Most Wanted: Saul Juan Santiago-McLeodRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Springfield police are asking for the public's help finding a man accused of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and then attacking arresting officers. Sgt. John Delaney tells CBS 3 that last July, officers were called to the McDonalds on Main Street in Springfield's South End for reports of a domestic incident.

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  3. Former and current Springfield bishops react to death of Cardinal Edward EganRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Pope John Paul II had appointed Egan as leader of the archdiocese in 2000 after serving as Bishop of Bridgeport for 12 years. Egan was Archbishop during the Sept.

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  4. Dept. of Veterans Affairs expected to make announcement on Agent OrangeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    After four years of fighting for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for their exposure to a toxic chemical, retired Air Force reservists Arch Battista and John Harris told a room full of veterans at Westover on Thursday that the decision from the VA could come as soon as next week. "So many people out there are unaware that any of this is going on or that they've been exposed," Ret.

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  5. Foxwoods agrees to operate proposed New Bedford casinoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A business group seeking to build a casino on the New Bedford, Massachusetts, waterfront has an agreement for Connecticut-based Foxwoods Resort Casino to operate it, but the project faces hurdles. New York-based development firm KG Urban Enterprises says it has a commitment from Foxwoods as an operator but is unsure whether it can reach a deal with New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell.

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  6. Hartford man convicted in second of 3 teen killingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Hartford man who authorities say killed three teenage girls in the 1980s has been convicted of murder in one of the cases. A Hartford Superior Court jury found 57-year-old Pedro Miranda guilty Thursday in the 1987 killing of 13-year-old Mayra Cruz.

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  7. Plane skids off snowy New York runway, stops next to icy bayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay. Six people were hurt in the midday accident, which authorities say came just minutes after the runway had been plowed.

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  8. Holyoke couple hurt in I-391 crash in ChicopeeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WWLP

    State Police said a man and woman from Holyoke were hurt when their car missed an I-391 exit ramp and went over the guardrail in Chicopee Thursday night. State Police Sgt.

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  9. Harrison Ford crash-lands plane in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Piloting a small plane, actor Harrison Ford has crash-landed at a golf course in Los Angeles, several media outlets have reported. The Los Angeles Fire Department Twitter confirmed a "small aircraft" went down on Penmar Golf Course near the Santa Monica airport.

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  10. Police: Boston reverend shoots student in murder attemptRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Boston youth minister who worked for city schools has been charged with attempted murder after police say he shot a high school student who was selling marijuana for him. Prosecutors say the student is expected to survive.

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  11. For Northeast, a brutal winter redefines 'enough is enough'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Forget the winter of our discontent. For Northeasterners enduring one of the coldest, snowiest seasons in decades, it's the winter of our exasperation, full-on funk and enough-is-enough rage.

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  12. MGM Springfield updates gaming commission on progressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Not that he has been counting, but MGM Springfield President Mike Mathis said on Thursday that it has been 118 days since his company was officially awarded its casino license. "This is where we go from the campaign and promises made and promises kept," said Mathis, while addressing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday morning.

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  13. Man charged with making threat that forced school lockdownRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an alleged threat that prompted the lockdown of a high school in Granby. Police say Granby Memorial High School was locked down Thursday afternoon after it received word that a student was threatened over social media by a person who was not on campus.

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  14. Noble Hospital and Baystate Medical Center discussing partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Noble Hospital in Westfield may soon partner with Baystate Medical Center. The board of trustees of both hospitals authorized the potential partnership.

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  15. Dad accused of punching 3-month-old who had 17 broken bonesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A New Hampshire man has been charged with punching his 3-month-old son, and doctors say the baby had 17 broken bones and skull fractures. Media reports say bail was set at $100,000 on Thursday for 25-year-old Jose Orta-Santana of Newmarket.

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  16. Baker administration details Medicaid savings planRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Gov. Charlie Baker's administration is detailing a proposal to trim $761 million in Medicaid spending, a key part of its overall plan for keeping the state budget in balance. Administration officials said Thursday about 60 percent of the Medicaid savings would be achieved by moving some provider payments due in the next fiscal year to the following year.

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  17. Survey: small businesses hit hard by winter stormsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    The head of a group representing Massachusetts retailers says a survey of small businesses has confirmed the "worst fears" about the effect on sales by winter storms that dumped more than eight feet of snow in many parts of the state. The survey of 1,600 employers around Massachusetts showed an average drop of 24 percent in sales and 7 percent in payroll during the period of Jan. 26 to Feb. 22, compared with the same period a year ago.

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  18. Early childhood education advocates fault Baker budget planRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is coming under fire from education advocates who say he missed a critical opportunity in his first state budget proposal to signal his commitment to early education programs. Put Massachusetts Kids First - a coalition of early childhood education organizations - say it's concerned about Baker's educational priorities.

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  19. Pawtucket reps request feasibility study of McCoy StadiumRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Pawtucket's five state representatives are asking state officials to perform a feasibility study of McCoy Stadium, saying they want it put to use should the Pawtucket Red Sox leave. Their request was referred to a legislative committee Wednesday.

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  20. Police probe 'suicide pact' in Massachusetts, New HampshireRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Authorities said Thursday that the alleged pact involved students in Winthrop, Tewksbury and Woburn in Massachusetts and in Manchester, New Hampshire. A female student at Winthrop High School was taken into police custody near the school Thursday afternoon.

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