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Wed, November 26, 2014
39°
Clear
Feels like 39°
Humidity: 69%
Dew Point: 30
Wind: W at 2 mph
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Rain to Snow as Travel Conditions Go Downhill

November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Cold air continue to drain into western Mass this morning while moisture gets ready to move in. Rain will develop by mid-morning (7 am - 9 am )  As the atmosphere continues to slowly cool during the day, the rain or...

Protests Clear in Ferguson, after Second Night of Demonstrations

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November 26th, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Police have dispersed protesters from the streets of Ferguson after second night of demonstrations following a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Tuesday was far...

Springfield Looks to Regulate Door-To-Door Solicitation

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Public Safety Committee met Tuesday afternoon to discuss door-to-door solicitations. The public was also invited to attend, as the city reviewed an ordinance that's been proposed by police....

AM Rain or Mix Becomes Wet Snow Wednesday Afternoon

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November 25th, 2014
Things are still on track for our first significant snowstorm of the season! The air mass will slowly start to cool off tonight as clouds increase. Travel conditions will be fine right through the first half of Wednesday morning. Rain or a...

The “Calm” Before The Storm

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November 25th, 2014
(WGGB) --  People have been altering their holiday plans to beat the storm across the valley, from traveling, to winterizing their vehicles and increasing shopping lists. It could be the first big storm of the season and people want to make...

Noble One of Only 10 Hospitals Nationwide to Offer PillCam Colon

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November 25th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On average, about 1 in 20 people will develop colon cancer in their lifetime. And if you have a family history of it, like ABC40’s Chris Pisano, your chances go up dramatically. The best way to prevent it...

Boston Leaders Call for Unity On Race Issues

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November 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Several hundred people have gathered in Boston to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who killed a black teenager. One group marched from Dudley Square in the Roxbury neighborhood...

Protesters Rally at City Hall in Northampton

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November 25th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds gathered on the steps of City Hall in Northampton on Tuesday to show their support for the people of Ferguson, Missouri. The American Friends Service Committee helped organize the event and asked on...

Large Group of Protesters Gathered On Main Street in Springfield

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A large group of protesters gathered on Main Street in Springfield Tuesday night. Springfield Police confirmed that officers are working to redirect traffic away from Main Street. Motorists in the area are...

Thanks for Taking Part in the ABC40 First Warning Weather Chat and Call-In

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This week is set to be one of the busiest of the entire year: with a big travel day Wednesday and the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday. Meanwhile, Mother Nature could bring us a helping of winter white - just in time...

Two People Transported to Baystate After Trailer Fire in Chicopee

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November 25th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Fire Department has confirmed that two people have been transported to Baystate, following a trailer fire on Memorial Drive Tuesday night. Reports of the fire came in around 7:20 p.m. Trailer #19 is...

Fuel Spill Closes Gates at Bradley, Flights Not Impacted

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November 25th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WGGB) -- Airline fuel spilled at Bradley International Airport Tuesday night, after a fueling tanker was struck by another vehicle at Gate 29. According to Kevin Dillon, Executive Director of Connecticut Airport Authority,...

Springfield Police React, Learn From Ferguson Unrest

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- As officials in Missouri prepared for another night of expected unrest in Ferguson, police departments nationwide have been using the incidents as an opportunity to reevaluate their own race relations. Springfield...

Firefighters Delivery Baby Girl, Reunite With Family

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November 25th, 2014
TURNERS FALLS, Mass (WGGB) -- A growing family and first responders reunited Tuesday to celebrate a special blessing this Thanksgiving week- a brand new baby girl that firefighters helped deliver last Thursday. "You plan it out the whole nine...

Traffic Crawling on Local Highways

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November 25th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Traffic is crawling on the Massachusetts Turnpike Tuesday night, after a tractor-trailer rolled over in Charlton earlier in the day. Massachusetts State Police say the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. and caused a 10-mile...