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This Afternoon: A mix of sun & clouds, change of a spot sprinkle or light shower - most stay dry. Highs: 76-82 (dew points: 50s). Winds: W/SW 2-10 mph. Tonight: Clearing skies, cool. Lows: 53-58. Winds: Light. Have a great afte ...
Wednesday July 30, 2014
72°
Clear
Feels like 72°
Humidity: 58%
Dew Point: 56
Wind: at 6 mph
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A Pleasant Wednesday Afternoon

July 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - This afternoon will feature pleasant conditions with a mixture of sunshine and clouds, along with high temperatures into the upper 70's. There may be a few sprinkles or spot showers but most of us will stay...

TONIGHT AT 11 – The Pit Bull Debate

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July 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The facts are facts. "The dog came off the porch and grabbed the smaller of the two chihuahuas," explains Springfield City Councilor Melvin Edwards. Pitbulls are responsible for more dog bites in our...

Bike Patrols Return to Chicopee

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July 30th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- As a 17-year veteran of the Chicopee Police Department, Officer Ryan Romano has been patrolling the city's streets for a while. But these days, it's mostly on two wheels. "We go in and out of the parks, we talk to the...

Man Accused of Breaking Into Chicopee Home in Broad Daylight

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July 30th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Just as police in Chicopee and Springfield warn residents to be on alert after a string of home break-ins an arrest is made for a separate incident. Chicopee Police say that around 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, officers were...

Springfield Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

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July 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man is under arrest after he allegedly shot another man late Tuesday night. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that around 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to the area of 174...

Firefighters Battle 6-Alarm Blaze in East Boston

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July 30th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter.com/BostonFire) BOSTON (AP) -- Boston firefighters are battling a large blaze in the city's East Boston neighborhood. The fire on Sumner and Webster Streets went to six alarms and appeared to involve at least two...

Mass. Lawmakers Gear Up for Final Push

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July 30th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Legislature is gearing up for the final two days of its formal session with a handful of major bills still awaiting action. The 19-month session ends Thursday. Lawmakers can continue meet informally after that,...

Springfield Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

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July 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield woman is under arrest after police say that she reportedly dealt drugs near a downtown Springfield building. Over the last several weeks, members of the Springfield Police Department's Narcotics and...

Early-Morning Fire Damages Agawam Home

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July 30th, 2014
AGAWAM (WGGB) -- A home was badly damaged by a fire early Wednesday morning. The Agawam's Fire Chief Alan Sirois says that a passerby called the fire department shortly after 5:30 a.m., saying there were flames coming out of a one-story home at...

Two Women Arrested in Springfield Prostitution Sweep

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July 30th, 2014
(Nicole Fields / Julie Rivera ) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two local women are facing charges after they were arrested as part of a prostitution sweep. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that members of the department's Vice Squad...

Two Armed, Masked Suspects Wanted in Robbery of CVS in Holyoke

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July 30th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- Holyoke Police are searching for two suspects who they say robbed a CVS Pharmacy Tuesday night. Holyoke Police Lt. Larry Cournoyer says the two masked suspects walked into the CVS on Whiting Farms Rd. and showed a hand...

ABC40′s Brittany Decker Skydives in Orange

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July 30th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Imagine flying above the clouds, nearing the oxygen threshold at nearly 14,000 feet... and then diving to the ground. ABC40's Brittany Decker went to Jumptown in Orange to do just that. It begins, of course, with signing a waiver...

15 Killed as Shells Hit UN School in Gaza

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July 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gaza war refugees Wednesday, killing 15 Palestinians and wounding 90 after tearing through two classroom walls, a...

One Victim Treated After Rollover Crash in Holyoke

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July 30th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- Seven people were involved in a two-car crash in Holyoke late Tuesday night, but only one of them was transported to the hospital. Holyoke Police Lt. Larry Cournoyer says that officers responded to the intersection of Pleasant...

ABC40 Investigation: Complaints About Vanguard Consignment

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July 30th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) -- A popular local consignment shop is coming under fire after dozens of customers have filed complaints that they are not getting money that is owed to them in an efficient manner. Back in January, Debra Himmen says...