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Today: Sunny, dry and pleasant! Highs: 73-78. Winds: Light & Variable. Tonight: Clear and cool. Lows: 48-53. Winds: Calm. Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, continued dry & pleasant. Highs: 75-80. Have a great Friday! Dan Brown ...
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Missing F-15 Pilot from Barnes Confirmed Dead

August 28th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Va. (WGGB) -- Officials have confirmed that the pilot of the F-15C that crashed Wednesday in western Virginia was killed. Just after 9 a.m. Wednesday, the pilot of an F-15C made a radio communication that there was an...

Britain Raises Terror Threat Level

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August 29th, 2014
photo MGN LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered...

Springfield Man Charged in Easthampton Crash That Killed Two Motorcylcists

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August 29th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man has been charged with two counts of felony motor vehicle homicide after a crash that killed two motorcycle riders. The Northwestern District Attorney's Office says 45 year-old James Walter...

Holiday Weekend Starts Fall-Like – Ends Summer-Like

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August 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It's a cool, crisp start but it's the start of what will be a fantastic day!  Your Friday will feature 100% of the possible sunshine along with pleasant, dry conditions. High temperatures will stay mainly in the 70s...

Motor Bike Destroyed in Collision at Chicopee Intersection

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August 28th, 2014
CHICOPEE (WGGB) -- A serious crash is under investigation in Chicopee, after a motor bike was found in several pieces along a roadway late Thursday night. Chicopee Police responded to the intersection of Chicopee St. and Meadow St. just...

President Obama Cautions Against Using Force to Solve Crises

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August 28th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict. That stance is in keeping with Obama's long-standing...

Suspects Arraigned After Shots Fired in Holyoke

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August 28th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two suspects have been arrested after firing shots in Holyoke Thursday night. Anthony Perez, 22, and Wilmarie Hernandez, 35 -- both from Holyoke -- were arraigned after witnesses reported shots being fired outside of a...

Board Rejects Conn. Dentist’s Request to Lift Suspension

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August 28th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's dental commission has turned down a request to lift the suspension of a dentist accused of providing inadequate care to a patient who died after being treated in his office. Dr. Rashmi Patel, who has...

Memorial Will be Open on 9/11 for First Time

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August 28th, 2014
National September 11 Memorial and Museum (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit...

Retired Firefighter Arraigned for Alleged Assault on Fire Commissioner

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August 28th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he's disappointed with the decision by a judge to release a retired fire captain, accused of assaulting the city's fire commissioner, on his personal recognizance. Michael...

Update: Route 5 in Easthampton Reopened After Serious Crash

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August 28th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Easthampton Police Department have confirmed that Route 5 has been reopened following a serious crash. Route 5 -- from East Street in Easthampton to just over the Holyoke city line -- was closed this afternoon...

Massachusetts to offer two-month tax amnesty

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August 28th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has announced a two-month amnesty program designed to encourage the payment of delinquent taxes by individuals and businesses. The amnesty program will run from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31. It...

Summery Unofficial End to Summer

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August 28th, 2014
As we head into the holiday weekend, summer is showing no signs of quit as a stuffy, tropical air mass arrives. With clear skies, a diminish breeze and high pressure overhead, we can expect a crisp, cool night tonight. Temperatures will dip...

Man Arrested for Allegedly Exposing Himself on UMass Campus

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August 28th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A Montague man has been arraigned on charges he exposed himself to two female students on the UMass campus. Christopher Williams was taken into custody by University Police on Wednesday. Williams was charged with two counts of open...

Daughter: Joan Rivers ‘Resting Comfortably’

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August 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wiki Commons) By JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital...

Tony Stewart to Return to NASCAR Competition Sunday

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August 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton) by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer (AP) - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver...