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Tuesday September 02, 2014
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Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games, Fined $500,000

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,...

Staying Hot & Humid – More Showers/Storms Possible

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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 this there's A...

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...

Family: Joan Rivers on Life Support

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wiki Commons) NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. Her daughter, Melissa...

Police: Man with Monitoring Bracelet Accused of Breaking Into Garage

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A man, who police say was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet, is accused of breaking into a Springfield property. At 10:12 p.m. Monday, police were called to a breaking and entering call on Manchester Terrace in...

Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer of Survivor, Dead at 63

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Jldickerson / Wikimedia Commons) NEW YORK (AP) — Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63. Booking agent Sally Irwin said Tuesday that...

Friends of the Homeless Warning of Fundraising Scam

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Officials from Friends of the Homeless are warning residents of a fundraising scam that has surfaced. Kathy Tobin with Friends of the Homeless says that the agency has received "several reports" of a man is going...

Springfield Man Facing Drug, Attempted Murder Charges

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man is facing attempted murder charges after police allege that he assaulted and choked a woman early Tuesday morning. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday,...

Ontario Police: Bieber Charged with Assault

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September 2nd, 2014
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The average price of a gallon of gas has dropped for the eighth consecutive week. A recent survey by GasBuddy.com shows that the average price of a gallon of gas is down 1.2 cents to $3.44 per gallon. That...

Crash in Monson Sends at Least One to the Hospital

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September 2nd, 2014
MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) --   A motor vehicle crash in Monson has police diverting traffic on Rt. 20 at the Wilbraham/Palmer line. The accident was called into police around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. A witness who reached out to ABC40 at the time said...