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This Afternoon: Sunny, cool and pleasant. Highs: 60-64. Winds: Light & Variable. Tonight: Clear and chilly. Lows: 34-40. Winds: Light. Tomorrow: Sunny and milder. Highs: 67-72. Winds: SW 5-10 mph. Have a great Friday! Dan Br ...
Fri, September 19, 2014
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LIVE AT 3 – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to Hold Press Conference

September 19th, 2014
By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference Friday. The NFL...

11 People Arrested Following Multi-Agency Raid

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September 19th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Investigators have arrested 11 people following an early morning, multi-agency raid in Holyoke, Chicopee, and Springfield. At a press conference Friday morning, law enforcement officials announced that the raid, dubbed...

Jury Delivers Verdict in Salmonella Trial

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September 19th, 2014
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A federal jury has convicted three people in connection with an outbreak of salmonella poisoning five years ago that sickened hundreds of people and was linked to a number of...

A Crisp Fall Feel, but Weekend Warm-Up on the Way

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It will be nice and sunny this afternoon with a crisp, fall-like feel. If you're heading to The Big E or to one of the high school football games this evening be sure to dress for the cool temperatures. High...

Five Displaced Following Fire on Firglade Ave. in Springfield

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Five people have been temporarily forced from their home following a late morning fire in Springfield. Springfield Fire Deputy Chief of Operations Glenn Guyer says that crews were called to 130-132 Firglade Avenue...

Welding Company in Deadly Boston Fire Faces Fines

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September 19th, 2014
(FF Michael Kennedy , Lt. Edward Walsh - Photos Provided by Boston Fire Dept.)BOSTON (AP) -- The owners of a welding company blamed for a fire that killed two Boston firefighters are facing fines of up to $58,000 after federal workplace safety...

Questions Remain Over Pot Company’s HIV Program

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September 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A company that was awarded a medical marijuana dispensary license in Lowell and is vying for licenses in Boston and Greenfield appears to have overstated the scope of its operations at a counseling and research program for HIV and...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Noble Street in Westfield

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September 19th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists heading along one Westfield roadway may see some delays next week. Westfield Police Capt. Michael McCabe says that beginning Monday, Noble Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. so crews can complete...

Three Springfield Schools Added to Level 4 Status by State

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September 19th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB/AP) -- State education officials say 88 percent of high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year, though achievement gaps persisted and several schools in the state's largest cities were in...

Report Faults Town, UMass for ‘Blarney Blowout’ Problems

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September 19th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- A long awaited report is out, detailing what went wrong at the so called 'Blarney Blowout' last March in Amherst. Dozens were arrested after the pre-Saint Patrick's Day celebration got out of hand. The report...

Agawam Accountant Gets 3 Years of Probation

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- An 86-year-old accountant from Agawam has been convicted of embezzling $400,000 from a company after being hired to prepare its tax returns. James Hansmann was spared prison time but sentenced to three years of...

Stores Nationwide Open for iPhone 6 Business

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September 19th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: Apple) HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The wait is over as Apple fans cheered the opening of stores across the region and nationwide to get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and 6 plus Local Apple fans began lining up for the new...

Man Faces Arson Charge in Huge California Wildfire

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September 19th, 2014
This image released by the El Dorado County Sheriff's department shows Wayne Allen Huntsman in his booking photo in Placerville, Calif. Huntsman has been arrested on suspicion of arson in an out-of-control Northern California wildfire that has...

Today at The Big E – Fri. Sept. 19

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September 19th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Here is what's happening today, Friday, September 19, at The Big E. Today is Salute to New Hampshire Day TODAY'S SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. - Now Open: Mallary Complex 4-H Horse Pleasure Classes -...

Three Sent to Hospital as Car Crashes Into Ditch off I-91 South

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September 19th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A one-car crash sent a car slamming into a ditch along Interstate 91 southbound late Thursday night. Troopers at the State Police barracks in Northampton say the car crashed around 11:00 p.m. near a rest stop. The car rolled over and...