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Mon, September 22, 2014
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Frost Advisory for Parts of Franklin County

September 22nd, 2014
For the first time this late summer and fall season, a frost advisory has been issued here in western Massachusetts. A Frost Advisory is posted for the eastern half of Franklin County from 2 AM - 7 AM Tuesday. We've already had a few light,...

No Verdict Yet in 3rd Trial on Berkshire Co. Killings

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Springfield jury has ended its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict on the final defendant charged in the killings of three Pittsfield men in 2011. Jurors spent Monday considering the murder...

Good Outlook For Heating Oil Prices

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September 22nd, 2014
HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- With the cold weather right around the corner,  many people are already starting to prepare for the winter season by locking in their heating oil prices. Many people can look forward to saving some extra cash this...

Cuba Gooding Sr. Takes the Stage at The Big E

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- They are known for such hits as "Everybody Plays the Fool" and "Just Don't Want to be Lonely" and this week, Cuba Gooding Sr. and the Main Ingredient take the stage at The Big E. Cuba Gooding Sr. stopped by...

Opioid Task Force To Implement Program In Schools

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September 22nd, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Efforts to crack down on the rate of opiate use in the area continues. This time, in middle schools. The Opioid Task Force is taking vital steps to stop the use of drugs in Franklin County. A new...

I Bet Brittany…to a Reporter Challenge

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- As Day 11 of The Big E comes to an end, 'I Bet Brittany' is taking on a different spin today. Brittany is turning the tables, and bet someone to take her job for a day. First up, Brittany issues the...

Mass. Man Critically Injured in Weekend Crash in New Salem

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September 22nd, 2014
NEW SALEM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are investigating a serious crash that left several people injured. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney's office, says that around 1:25 p.m. Sunday, a pick-up truck was heading...

Prosecutor: 800 Rounds Found in White House Intruder Case

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September 22nd, 2014
A Secret Service police officer stands outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Earlier, President Barack Obama said the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service performs...

Residents Near Barnes May See Increased Activity from the 104th Fighter Wing

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September 22nd, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Those living near Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield may see and hear some increased activity in the coming days. Senior Master Sgt. Robert Sabonis of the 104th Fighter Wing says that beginning Tuesday, the...

Chicopee’s Mayor Fires Officer Over Alleged Relationship with Teen

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September 22nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Chicopee police officer has been fired by that city's mayor. A statement from the office of Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos says that the decision to terminate Officer Michael Gendron was made Monday. That...

Ryan Welch Found Guilty in 2012 Easthampton Murder Case

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September 22nd, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Ryan Welch has been convicted for murdering his girlfriend over two years ago. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney's office, says that Welch was found guilty on one count of...

Silver: NBA will Review Domestic Violence Policies

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September 22nd, 2014
By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures in the wake of the NFL's rash of incidents. Silver said Monday the league has...

State Police: 3 Missing Afghan Soldiers in Custody

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September 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border,...

Springfield Man Dies Following Weekend Shooting

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police say that a man shot Sunday night has died from his injuries. Around 6 p.m. Sunday, a man was found shot near the intersection of Knox and Mill Streets in Springfield's Six Corners...

Marathon Suspect’s Friend Renews Bid to Move Trial

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September 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File) BOSTON (AP) -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged with lying to authorities has renewed his request to move his trial out of Boston. Lawyers for Robel Phillipos filed a...