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Simply put, the 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s our commitment to support the community by pooling our resources with the collective knowledge and know-how of the Pioneer Valley.

In case you missed any of our segments over the last several weeks, click on any of the links below for a look back:

TONIGHT ON 5 P.M. – 40 Force: Unclaimed Cash

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Commonwealth is holding onto billions of dollars in money and property that might belong to you. Perhaps it's from a leftover, old bank account, or an insurance policy, or items forgotten in safe deposit box....

40 Force: Lung Cancer

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November 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Lung cancer is the number one killing cancer in the country. While smoking is often associated with the disease, it's not the only factor. Tonight, the 40 Force will help get the information you...

MONDAY ON ABC40 – 40 Force: Unclaimed Cash

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November 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Commonwealth is holding onto billions of dollars in money and property that might belong to you. Perhaps it's from a leftover, old bank account, or an insurance policy, or items forgotten in safe deposit box....

40 Force: Energy Action Plan

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November 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The temps have already started to drop and no doubt, your energy bills have started to rise. So before winter officially hits, the 40 Force wants you and your home to be ready. Tonight, we'll enlist the help of...

40 Force: Legal Line

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November 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Getting answers to legal questions can often be a long and complicated process. Legal matters can be a luck of the draw. They can be a great boon...or a huge bust. Today, the 40 Force was here to help make...

40 Force: Halloween on Liberty Street

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The little ghosts and goblins are heading out to area neighborhoods tonight, so why not give them a start on your trick or treating? Friday night, we invited children and their parents down to our Liberty...

40 Force: Shred It!

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October 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Your trash could be a gold mine for identity thieves. Today, the 40 Force went work to help keep that critical data safe. For over six hours, people visited our Liberty Street studios to shred those...

40 Force: Winter Car Care

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Your car may be dependable day-in and day-out, but as the seasons change from fall to winter, it may need a little attention to remain your faithful friend. Do I need snow tires? What is the best way to...

40 Force: Your Money Monday

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October 13th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Monday, the 40 Force had experts here to take your calls, answer your questions, and show you how to handle your retirement fund and savings. As Warren Buffet, arguably the most successful investor in our...

40 Force: Breast Cancer

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October 6th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's one of the most common cancers among American women - breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute estimates that over 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and approximately...

40 Force: Flu Clinic

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The flu season is just around the corner, and with your busy schedule, you can't afford to have the flu bring you down. That's why today, the 40 Force was here to help. On Monday, we will offered free flu shots...

40 Force: Enterovirus

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September 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Enterovirus has sickened children in over a dozen states, including one confirmed case in Connecticut. The 40 Force was here tonight to help get the information you need to know. What are symptoms and risks?...

40 Force: Parvo Clinic Draws Hundreds of Dogs and Their Owners

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September 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds of dogs and their owners lined up Wednesday to get the parvovirus vaccination. 40 Force teamed up with the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center to help dogs combat this highly-contagious...

40 Force: Sex Offender Search

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August 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Do you know where the sex offenders live in your community, or do you even know how to look? Tonight, the 40 Force showed you the tools and resources available to see if a sex offender is living near your home, or...

40 Force: Scam Alert

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August 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Scams are hot right now. It seems every other knock on the door, phone call, or email is an attempt by scammers to get their hands on your money. Monday, the 40 Force teamed up with the Better Business Bureau...