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Monday July 28, 2014
82°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 84°
Humidity: 63%
Dew Point: 68
Wind: S at 14 mph
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Tornado Warning Cancelled, More Storms Moving in From West

July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A storm that triggered a Tornado Warning for eastern Hampden County has moved into Worcester County and lost its tornadic characteristics. Showers and thunderstorms are expected in western Massachusetts from now...

Police Charge 2 Men in Deadly Philadelphia Carjacking

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July 28th, 2014
by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have charged two men with murder in a carjacking and subsequent crash that killed three children and critically injured their mother as they were selling fruit on a...

Gants Sworn In as New Chief Justice of Mass. SJC

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July 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Mass. Supreme Jud. Court) BOSTON (AP) -- Ralph Gants has been installed as the new chief justice of the highest court in Massachusetts. Gants was sworn in by Gov. Deval Patrick Monday as the 37th chief justice of the Supreme...

Man Charged with Kidnapping in NH Teen’s Case

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July 28th, 2014
NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Police are charging a 34-year-old man with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago. Authorities say they arrested Nathaniel Kibby without incident at his...

One More Round of Strong to Severe Storms Possible

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)   Clouds are breaking to sunshine but this will only help to instigate more showers and storms. We remain out ahead of a cold front and a vigorous system with lots of energy so keep an eye to the sky we may have another...

Tornado Damages Trees, Buildings in Revere

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July 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Todd Kazakiewich/WCVB) (Photo Courtesy: Todd Kazakiewich/WCVB) REVERE, Mass. (WGGB/AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down just north of Boston. The agency says that tornado...

TONIGHT ON ABC40 – 40 Force: Fertility Treatment

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Infertility impacts millions of couples. You or someone you know could be among them. Monday, the 40 Force is taking the extra step to help with solutions. From basic procedures to details about in-vitro...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Work on Longhill Street in Springfield

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling along a busy roadway in Springfield's Forest Park neighborhood may see some delays Tuesday. City officials say that on Tuesday, crews from Palmer Paving will be milling parts of Longhill...

Police: Man Killed Family, Himself in Maine

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press SACO, Maine (AP) -- Police in Maine say a suicidal man having financial problems killed his wife, three children and then himself. Detectives say 33-year-old Joel Smith shot his...

Remains Found in Duxbury Found to be Human

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July 28th, 2014
DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities are seeking help from the public as they investigate the discovery of a box containing human remains in Duxbury. Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz and Duxbury Police Chief Matthew Clancy...

Smith & Wesson Paying $2M to Settle SEC Charges

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July 28th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges of bribing government officials in Pakistan, Indonesia and other countries to win military and police business. The Securities and Exchange Commission...

FAA Proposes to Fine Southwest Airlines $12M

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July 28th, 2014
by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737...

Suspect Dead, Marshals and Cop Wounded in NYC

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July 28th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded. The U.S. Marshals...

Paving Work to Impact Travel at Busy Holyoke Intersection

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July 28th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A busy Holyoke intersection, which has been under construction for several months, is set to get some new pavement. City officials say that on Tuesday, repaving work will begin at the intersection of Homestead Avenue...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Down Over 3 Cents

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists in the area may be noticing a little relief at the gas pumps. A recent survey by GasBuddy.com reports that the average price of a gallon of gas in the area has dropped 3.2 cents over the last week - to...