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Police: Plane, Helicopter Collide in Maryland

October 23rd, 2014
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police say an airplane and helicopter have collided in mid-air at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Frederick police Lt. Clark Pennington says the aircraft collided Thursday afternoon. He says Maryland State...

Woman Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Springfield House Fire

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October 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman is in the hos serious injuries following a fire Thursday in the city's East Forest Park neighborhood. Dennis Leger, aide to Springfield's fire commissioner, says that crews were called to 40 Burnside...

Police Identify Suspect That Made Threat Made Against Frontier High

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October 23rd, 2014
DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have released the name of a man who allegedly made a threat against a Franklin County high school. Deerfield Police Chief John Paciorek, Jr. says that around 7:40 a.m. Thursday, their department was alerted...

Canadian Police: No Link Between Soldier Attacks

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October 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on soldiers this week. Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner Bob Paulson also says authorities...

Springfield Police Arrest Two Men, Seize Nearly 800 Bags of Heroin

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October 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two men are facing drug charges following their arrests Wednesday in Springfield. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that over the last week, narcotics officers had been investigating an alleged drug...

Officials Give Details on New Ebola Response Teams

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October 23rd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) (Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer ATLANTA (AP) — New U.S. Ebola response squads are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be...

US Journalist Returns Home After Ebola Recovery

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October 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Nebraska Medical Center, Taylor Wilson) PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is back home. Ashoka Mukpo contracted the virus while working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman for...

Ludlow Boys Soccer Loses Appeal with MIAA

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October 23rd, 2014
FRANKLIN, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Ludlow High School boys soccer team has lost an appeal to the Mass. Interscholastic Athletic Association. Earlier this month, the MIAA notified school officials that the boys high school soccer team would have to...

Canada’s Parliament Recognizes Sergeant-at-Arms Following Shooting

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October 23rd, 2014
OTTAWA (CNN) -- A handshake and a standing ovation for the man credited with stopping the gunman who attacked Canada's Parliament. Lawmakers returned to their session Thursday morning with high praise for Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin...

Left Over Showers, Drizzle and Mist

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October 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -  The heavy rain has moved out of western Mass. but don't expect much improvement.   It will still be rather nasty this afternoon with blustery conditions, along with pockets of drizzle and mist. There may be another...

Springfield Murder Suspect Captured in Mexico

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October 23rd, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) (WGGB) -- A fourth suspect in a 2013 Springfield murder has been arrested in Mexico. Deputy U.S. Marshal Neil Sullivan says that agents have arrested Julio Leiva late Wednesday in Tijuana, Mexico. Leiva was...

VOTE 2014 Debate: 12th Hampden District

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October 23rd, 2014
(WGGB) -- Your ABC40 is keeping you informed as the 2014 election approaches. We are airing a series of debates at our ABC40 studios with candidates for the Massachusetts House and Senate. Tune in weekdays at 12:30 p.m. as ABC40's Dave...

Investigators Believe Electrical Failure Caused South Hadley Fire

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October 23rd, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- Investigators believe that a fire that killed several dogs in South Hadley was accidental. Jennifer Mieth, spokesperson for the State Fire Marshal's office, says that it's believed the fire, which damaged the...

Senators Ask Gov’t for Nationwide Air Bag Recall

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October 23rd, 2014
By TOM KRISHER, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators are calling on U.S. auto safety regulators to immediately issue a nationwide recall for cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp. Sens. Richard Blumenthal of...

White House Fence Jumper Charged with Assault

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October 23rd, 2014
Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. The Secret Service apprehended the man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes...