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Tonight: Clear, chilly late with some valley fog possible. Lows: 46-52 (record: 45/1965). Winds: Become calm. Wednesday: Morning sunshine then a few afternoon clouds mixing in. Change of a spot sprinkle or light shower. Hig ...
Wednesday July 30, 2014
54°
Scattered Clouds
Feels like 54°
Humidity: 94%
Dew Point: 52
Wind: NNE at 2 mph
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One Victim Treated After Rollover Crash in Holyoke

July 30th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- Seven people were involved in a two-car crash in Holyoke late Tuesday night, but only one of them was transported to the hospital. Holyoke Police Lt. Larry Cournoyer says that officers responded to the intersection of Pleasant...

ABC40 Investigation: Complaints About Vanguard Consignment

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July 30th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) -- A popular local consignment shop is coming under fire after dozens of customers have filed complaints that they are not getting money that is owed to them in an efficient manner. Back in January, Debra Himmen says...

One Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Memorial Bridge

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July 29th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) – One person is dead, after a motorcycle accident along the Memorial Bridge between Springfield and West Springfield. It happened around 8:30 Tuesday night and reconstruction teams are still on the scene. The...

Rape alleged at Keith Urban concert while onlookers videotaped

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July 29th, 2014
MANSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – A Keith Urban concert held at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield Saturday night led to an arrest after a 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the lawn section while onlookers used their cell phones to videotape the...

String of Home Break-ins in Chicopee & Springfield

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July 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, (WGGB) -- A string of home break-ins in two communities has police telling people to be on alert... while the search for the criminals continues. Several houses have been targeted in the East Street area of both Springfield and...

Patrick Signs $1B Convention Center Upgrade Bill

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July 29th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill authorizing a $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Patrick said the expansion will increase jobs and help welcome more visitors to the state. He signed the bill...

Biotech drugmaker Amgen laying off at least 2,400

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July 29th, 2014
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) -- Biologic drugmaker Amgen plans to lay off 12 percent to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close sites in Colorado and Washington state to fund investments, particularly launching new drugs. The layoffs will...

Local Couple Wants to Change Middle Names to “Seamonster”

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July 29th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A local couple wants to be called "seamonster" - and it's the topic of a court hearing. According to a legal notice posted in the Holyoke Sun, Melanie Ann Convery and Neal James Coughlin of Holyoke are petitioning the...

Pittsfield Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn

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July 29th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Pittsfield man pleads guilty to federal child porn charges, and agrees to serve up to 50-years behind bars. The US Attorney Office says 34-year-old Jason Gendron had video files of himself in sex acts with girls as...

Tribes Support Changing Feds’ Recognition Process

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July 29th, 2014
MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) -- American Indians attending a Tuesday hearing at the Mashpee Wampanoag community center on Cape Cod said they support the federal government's plan to make it easier for tribes to gain federal recognition. But the tribal...

Tracking Some Late Week Showers

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July 29th, 2014
With a dry air mass in place temperatures will be able to cool off tonight as readings fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s. It will be a great night for sleeping! The record low for tomorrow, July 30th is 45 degrees set back in 1965. I...

Police Identify Man Injured in Chicopee Hit and Run

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July 29th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police have identified the man hit by a car Friday night and left in the street. Police say 30-year-old Luis Santiago of Holyoke was hit by a car around 11:45 p.m. Friday at the intersection of McKinstry...

Two Men Arrested For Farm Stand Thefts

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July 29th, 2014
(HADLEY, Mass.) (WGGB)--Two men are under arrest charged with stealing money from a local farm stand. Last Friday thieves made off with money from an unstaffed farm stand owned by longtime farmer Joseph Czakowski by forcing the cash boxes lid...

Dalton Residents Clean Up Microburst, Tornado Damage

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July 29th, 2014
DALTON, Mass. (WGGB)- The National Weather Service confirms the touchdown of an EF-1 tornado in Berkshire County on Sunday. Clean up continues for residents in the Dalton neighborhood who were affected by the storm. A clear cut path in the...

Springfield Police Investigating Gas Station Robbery

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July 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are investigating the robbery of a gas station in Springfield. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says late Tuesday morning, a man walked into the Citgo gas station on Dickinson Street, pulled what was...