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This Afternoon: A mix of sun and clouds, hot and humid, a few scattered showers & storms possible. Highs: 88-92 (dew points: 66-72). Winds: S/SW 5-15 mph. Tonight: A shower or storm then partial clearing, slowly turning less m ...
Tuesday September 02, 2014
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Feels like 92°
Humidity: 62%
Dew Point: 71
Wind: at 2 mph
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Concrete Falls from I-91 Overpass Onto State Street

September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Crews from MassDOT were on the scene inspecting the I-91 viaduct Tuesday afternoon after some concrete fell from the highway onto State Street below. No vehicles were hit. Maintenance personnel were sent out to...

All Lanes of Mass. Pike Reopen Following Crash Involving Truck, Boat

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September 2nd, 2014
LEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A boat on the Mass. Turnpike caused some delays in Berkshire County. Mass. State Police Trooper Nicole Morrell says that the crash was reported around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday along westbound side of he Mass. Turnpike, near Exit 2...

Springfield Man Arrested After Breaking Into Vehicle on Westminster Street

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man has been arrested after breaking and entering into a motor vehicle early Tuesday morning. Officers responded to a call Tuesday after one Westminster Street resident observed a male walk down the...

C-5 Makes Emergency Landing at Westover

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September 2nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A C-5 had to make an emergency landing at Westover Tuesday afternoon. Master Sergeant Andrew Biscoe, spokesperson for the 439th Airlift Wing, says that the plane was in the air on a local training flight when a fire...

Worcester Officers Hurt by Alleged Drunk Driver

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September 2nd, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Two Worcester police officers were injured when a sport utility vehicle hit the back of their cruiser and drove away, leaving a crucial clue behind. Police say they were able to track down the driver because the SUV's...

Greenfield Police Looking for Missing Man

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Provided by Greenfield Police) GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Greenfield are looking for the public's help in locating a missing man. They are looking for 35-year-old Owen Dale Weaver, who was last seen during the evening hours...

More Showers/Storms Possible as Region Hits 90 Degrees

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Things are quiet for now across western Mass. but a strong thunderstorm moved through parts of Franklin and Hampshire Counties with heavy rain, large hail and gusty winds earlier this afternoon. Because of...

Home Depot Investigates Breach

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Mike Mozart / Flickr) NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. The Atlanta home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual...

Amherst Police Respond to Nearly 400 Calls Over Holiday Weekend

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September 2nd, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Amherst Police had a busy weekend as they responded to hundreds of service calls. Amherst Police Lt. Ronald Young says that their department received nearly 400 calls over the Labor Day weekend. Those calls...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games, Fined $500,000

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct...

Driver Charged Following Amherst Crash

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September 2nd, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police allege that an Amherst man was driving drunk when he crashed his vehicle late Monday night. Amherst Police Lt. Ronald Young says that 22-year-old Ailton Correia of Amherst is facing charges including speeding,...

Video Purports to Show Beheading of US Journalist Steven Sotloff

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September 2nd, 2014
BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until...

Westfield State Students Give a ‘HOOT’ & Give Back to the Community

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September 2nd, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Westfield State commemorated their 170th year in the community Tuesday by giving back. A sea of students gather in downtown Westfield - all for a 'HOOT' or "Helping Out Our Town". For the last five years,...

Group Reports Another American in Liberia Contracts Ebola

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) by ALEXANDRA OLSON and SARAH DILORENZO, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in...

Where Candidates for Mass. Governor Stand on Casinos

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September 2nd, 2014
By The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- The future of casino gambling in Massachusetts has become a major topic of debate among the three Democrats and two Republicans seeking the gubernatorial nominations of their parties in the Sept. 9...