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This Afternoon: (Halloween) Mostly cloudy, seasonably cool. Highs: 50-55. Winds: E/NE 2-12 mph. Trick or Treat Time: Mostly cloudy and cool. Temperatures near 50. Winds: Light. Have a great Halloween! Dan Brown ...
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Virgin Galactic Says Space Tourism Rocket Lost

October 31st, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / flickr / Jeff Foust) MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic reported that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost in Southern California and the status of the pilots is unclear. The company tweeted...

Easy-to-Make Halloween Treats with Pete’s Sweets

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Halloween is all about the sweets and no one knows his way around sugar like Peter Gray of Pete's Sweets. Gray joined ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz on ABC40 News at 12:30 p.m. to whip up some goodies -...

Colo. Theater Shooting Suspect Wants Sanity Exam Tossed

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October 31st, 2014
(AP Photo/Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool, File) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Defense attorneys for the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting want a judge to toss out a report on his sanity. In a motion filed Thursday, attorneys for...

ABC40’s Dan Brown Gets Psychic Reading

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Last week, psychic medium Angelina Diana stopped by ABC40 News at 12:30 p.m. and gave us some insight into the life of our own Tom Lewis. Today - on Halloween - we invited her back so she could do a reading for...

Greenfield Police Searching for Missing Man

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October 31st, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police) GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are looking for the public's help in locating a missing man. Greenfield Police say that 38-year-old Francis Evans Jr. of Greenfield was last seen on Wednesday, October...

Nor’easter Brings Some Rain but Lots of Wind

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -Skies will be mostly cloudy this afternoon with highs in the middle 50s. Trick or treat time will be dry and cool as well.  Temperatures will  fall from the lower and middle 50s during the late afternoon into the...

Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Maine Nurse

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October 31st, 2014
(AP Photo/University of Texas at Arlington) By ROBERT F. BUKATY, Associated Press FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for...

Former Mayor Menino Cast Mail Ballot Before Death

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October 31st, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino cast an absentee ballot shortly before his death, but it won't count under Massachusetts law. Menino died Thursday at age 71 five days before the Nov. 4 general election. He will lay in state...

STARTING AT 5 – 40 Force: Halloween on Liberty Street

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The little ghosts and goblins are set to hit area neighborhoods this week. Why not get a jump start on your trick or treating? We're inviting children and their parents down to our Liberty Street studios, TODAY...

Western New England Univ. Poll Shows Baker with Slight Lead

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- With just days before the general election, a new poll from Western New England University shows Republican candidate Charlie Baker with a slight lead. That poll of 430 likely voters has Baker with a five...

Baystate Medical Center to be Part of Coordinated Ebola Treatment Effort

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October 31st, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB) -- State officials say that Baystate Medical Center is one of six hospitals joining a collaborative effort to treat any possible Ebola cases. At a press conference Friday morning, Mass. Dept. of Public Health Commissioner...

Trooper Ambush Suspect in Court After Long Manhunt

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October 31st, 2014
By KATHY MATHESON and MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from...

Missing Belchertown Teen Found Safe

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October 31st, 2014
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- Belchertown Police have located a teenager who went missing on Thursday night. Police say that Trey Seymour, 16, had been last seen in the area of Federal Street in Belchertown around 8:30 p.m. on...

Tom and Emily Go Costume Shopping

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - Halloween is here, and abc40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz are getting ready. Yesterday, they went shopping for the perfect Halloween costumes, eventually settling on a few choice...

Springfield Woman Robbed While Walking Home from ATM

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October 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield police are searching for two suspects who robbed a woman walking home early Friday morning. Police were called to the area of Dwight Street around 2:45 a.m. A woman had been walking home from the ATM at TD...