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Mon, September 15, 2014
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Woman Arrested for Bringing Gun to Big E

September 15th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman who lost her gun at the Big E appeared in court Mooday... after being locked up over the weekend. West Springfield's police chief tells ABC 40... Gabrielle Emerson of Keene New Hampshire was drunk when...

Ex-Boyfriend Pleads Guilty In Drunk Driving Crash That Killed Agawam Woman

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September 15th, 2014
(Photo Provided by The Bard Family) (WGGB) BOSTON, Mass. – The ex-boyfriend of an Agawam woman, Evan Bard, who was killed in a car accident last year, admitted he was driving drunk at the time of the crash. Sean Jackman, 25, of Stoughton,...

Ebola patient in Nebraska bored in isolation room

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September 15th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy of UMass Medical School)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say that as he improves, he's getting bored in his isolation room. Debbie Sacra says the Nebraska Medical Center brought...

Bombing suspect’s lawyers: Didn’t pose as FBI

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September 15th, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP)BOSTON (AP) -- Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are denying as "false" and "preposterous" an allegation that defense team members posed as FBI employees while investigating the case in...

A Few Tuesday Showers Possible

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September 15th, 2014
Look for a few late night or early Tuesday morning showers passing through as an impulse of energy in the atmosphere does the same. This won’t be a big deal with rain totals of just 0.10″ or less expected. In fact, some spots could stay...

Local Players Strive to “Do Better” than NFL Role Models

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September 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- The NFL and it's players seem to be in the spot light lately more off the field than on it. Between the Aaron Hernandez homicide trials, Ray Rice beating his wife and the most recent incident with Adrian Peterson...

AAA Kicks-Off Luggage Drive for Children in Transition

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September 15th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Donating that slightly used luggage can help benefit children in transition. Monday, AAA Pioneer Valley kicked-off it's week-long luggage drive to support its "Angels Take Flight" campaign. People handing over...

I Bet Brittany…to Paint a Caricature

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September 15th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A staple of many fairs is getting a caricature done, which often highlights one's favorite activity or hobby. On Monday, ABC40's Brittany Decker was issued a challenge by one artist at The Big E - to paint a...

Fairground Firehouse Provides Safety and Great Food at The Big E

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September 15th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Along Hampden Avenue on The Big E fairgrounds - which runs parallel to Memorial Avenue - is a firehouse that not only helps protect the fair, but also helps Andrew Lyne with the West Springfield Fire...

Mass. Farmers Markets Highlight Local Agriculture at The Big E

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September 15th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- At the heart of The Big E is its rich history as an agricultural fair, and to that end, the fair works to highlight farms and their products. Jeff Cole, executive director of Massachusetts Farmers Markets and...

Lawyer: Mom in Blackstone Infants Case in Prison Unit

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September 15th, 2014
photo WCVB By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in a squalid, vermin-infested home says his client is in a prison treatment unit for women...

Wynn, Mohegan Sun Respond to Casino Regulators

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September 15th, 2014
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against...

Patrol: Escaped Ohio School Shooter Had Pitchfork

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September 15th, 2014
(AP Photo/Rick Osentoski) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- State troopers say the convicted Ohio school shooter who briefly escaped from prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured. State Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Craig Cvetan...

Pelham Man Arrested on Gun Charges

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September 15th, 2014
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Pelham man has been arrested and arraigned on gun charges. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney's office, says that 57-year-old Edward Fleury, 57, of Pelham was arrested and arraigned...

President Obama Launching Campus Sexual Assault Campaign

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September 15th, 2014
By NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign with a focus on engaging men in the fight. The campaign called "It's On...