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Today: Mostly cloudy, warm and muggy with morning showers and thunderstorms, - some street flooding possible. Rain ending with some midday sunshine then showers and storms redeveloping. A few storms could be strong to severe wi ...
Monday July 28, 2014
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More Showers and Storms Likely for the Morning Commute

July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)  Showers, downpours and thunderstorms will be scattered about western Mass. this morning.   Be sure to allow for some extra time for your morning commute.  The biggest threat with any storms this morning will be...

Tornado Touches Down in Central Connecticut

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July 28th, 2014
WOLCOTT, Conn. (WGGB) -- The National Weather service confirmed that a weak tornado touched down in central Connecticut, as storms moved through the region on Sunday afternoon. The tornado was classified as an EF-0 tornado, with wind speeds of up...

Autopsy Planned after Maine Family of 5 Found Dead

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said. Investigators said a gun was...

One Man Dies, as Venice Beach Lightning Strike Injures 14

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steve Christensen) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck or rattled 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island. Los Angeles County coroner's Lt....

Coming Up on ’40 in the Morning’ – Fly with Brittany!

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July 28th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - If you're looking for adventure this summer, an adrenaline rush, or a check off your bucket list, ABC40's Brittany Decker may have some ideas for you to try, or just view from your couch. Tune in as today, she takes...

UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-Fire

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council has called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas. The council adopted the presidential statement at...

Apparent Human Remains Found in Duxbury

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July 28th, 2014
DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say they've found a box containing what appear to be human remains in Duxbury. Police say they responded to a report Sunday morning of a suspicious box at an intersection. When officers arrived, they say they...

Storms Cause Various Trees to Crash Down Across Pioneer Valley

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July 27th, 2014
Home in West Springfield damaged by tree. AGAWAM, Mass ((WGGB)) -- Severe storms and rain covered the Pioneer Valley for a large part of Sunday resulting in a lot of damage. In Agawam, not only were there hundreds of power outages but a tree...

Yankees Fan Returns Lost Red Sox World Series Ring to Fan

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July 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Luigi Militello) NEW YORK (AP) -- A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. The 2013 championship ring was misplaced Thursday night in a...

Dominoes Delivery Driver Robbed At Gun Point in Springfield

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July 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass ((WGGB)) - Springfield police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a Dominoes Delivery man at gun point around 5:00 Sunday night. ABC40 was told that the men ordered pizza to a vacant house on Trapten Street in...

Locals Enjoyed Food and Fun at the Southwick Festival

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July 27th, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass (WGGB) The Southwick Rotary Club hosted its annual Grill 'n' Daze Competition. The BBQ and Chili Contest took place on Sunday. It was an opportunity to taste some BBQ and enjoy music, raffles and games for...

Former WWE Champ Catches Suspected Burglar

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July 27th, 2014
PHOENIX (AP) -- A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said. According to police, Bryan Danielson and his...

Man Arrested After Attempted Robbery Outside Walgreens in Chicopee

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July 27th, 2014
  CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have arrested a man after he allegedly tried to steal a purse Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of a Chicopee business. Chicopee Police say that just after 3 p.m. Sunday, employees of the Walgreens on...

Storms Slam Western Mass Leaving Thousands Without Power

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July 27th, 2014
 WESTERN MASS ((WGGB)) -- People are seeing power outages all across Western, Massachusetts tonight. According to outage details on their websites, National grid has about with 210 customers without power in Hampden County and WMECo has...

SLIDESHOW: Pictures from Sunday’s Storms

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July 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Strong storms moved through the area during the day Sunday, and as they did, many of you sent in pictures of those conditions to ABC40. We would love to see your weather-related photos! If you have any pictures, and it is...