logo
Today: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Highs: 75-80 (dew points: 48-56). Winds: NW 5-15 mph. Tonight: Clear and cool. Lows: 48-53. Winds: Light. Have a great day! Dan Brown ...
Tuesday July 29, 2014
67°
Few Clouds
Feels like 67°
Humidity: 67%
Dew Point: 55
Wind: WNW at 7 mph
Rocky's
Story Image

NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit

July 29th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) CHICAGO (AP) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. A federal court filing obtained by The AP says the U.S. college sports governing body will...

ABC40′s Brittany Decker Ziplines Through the Berkshires

Story Image
July 29th, 2014
CHARLEMONT, Mass. (WGGB)- You can take in the beauty of the Berkshires hiking on 2 feet, riding on a four wheeler, or gliding on a zip line with no contact on the ground at all. ABC40's Brittany Decker put the Zip Lines at Zoar Outdoor to the...

Tuesday’s News on the Go

Story Image
July 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Heading out the door on this Tuesday morning? Don't forget all of the morning's top stories including more on that tornado and severe weather damage across the state! ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz give you everything...

Storms & Humidity Swept Away!

Story Image
July 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It is a nice comfortable morning! We don't have to worry about any showers or storms today! A cold front has cleaned out the atmosphere taking the humidity along with it as well! It will be mostly sunny and dry today,...

Whale Watching Boat Stranded, After Being Snagged by Lobster Trap

Story Image
July 29th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Divers have freed a whale watch boat that got stuck off the coast of Massachusetts, and the vessel could soon be headed back to shore after its 157 passengers spent a long night at sea. Coast Guard Petty Officer MyeongHi Clegg says...

Police Find Car on its Roof in Springfield Parking Lot

Story Image
July 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Springfield Police made a bizarre discovery early Tuesday morning. They responded to a parking lot near Hillman St. and Barnes St. for reports of a crash. Police found a red sedan that was on its roof with the power...

Victim in Stable Condition, after Maple Street Shooting

Story Image
July 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- One man is in stable condition, after a shooting on Maple St. in Springfield Monday night. Springfield Police confirmed that a 29 year-old man was shot in the back and rushed to Baystate Medical Center for...

Israel Targets Symbols of Hamas Control in Gaza Overnight

Story Image
July 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting. The strikes early...

Revere Continues To Clean Up After Tornado

Story Image
July 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Jim Lokay/WCVB) REVERE, Mass (WGGB) -- From Western Mass to Eastern Mass, the wild weather clean-up continued Monday night. From a powerful tornado in revere… to severe storms in Franklin County. The National Weather...

Storm Hits Franklin County, Trees and Wires Down

Story Image
July 28th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Franklin county is one of the areas that experiences forceful storms regularly. The national weather service issued a thunderstorm alert for the county on Monday. "We received numerous calls for tree limbs...

Alonzo Mourning Speaks at Hall of Fame

Story Image
July 28th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)----Visitors to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Monday were treated to a special treat as 2014 inductee Alonzo Mourning was in town. Mourning spoke to a large group of basketball fans about his 15-year NBA career both...

Fertility Treatment: Freezing Time

Story Image
July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- There are many reasons for couples to delay pregnancy. For some, it's a matter of timing. "For those people that wish to delay conception, for education or for career, we will help those people plan they're child...

FBI: Man Sent Hundreds of Hoax Letters with Powder

Story Image
July 28th, 2014
DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a Texas man accused of sending more than 500 hoax letters that contained a white powder to schools, U.S. government offices and other locations around the world. Hong Minh Truong made his...

Judge OKs Record-Setting $2B Sale of Clippers

Story Image
July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In...

Gov. Patrick: I’m hearing support for shelter plan

Story Image
July 28th, 2014
  Michael Dwyer/AP BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick says comments to his office are running as high as three-to-one in favor of his offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border. Patrick told reporters...