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Today: Mostly cloudy, warm and muggy with more showers and storms redeveloping. A few storms could be strong to severe with damaging winds, flooding rains and hail. Highs: 76-81. Tonight: Showers & storms ending early with par ...
Monday July 28, 2014
73°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 73°
Humidity: 90%
Dew Point: 70
Wind: SSW at 13 mph
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TONIGHT ON ABC40 – 40 Force: Fertility Treatment

July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Infertility impacts millions of couples. You or someone you know could be among them. Monday, the 40 Force is taking the extra step to help with solutions. From basic procedures to details about in-vitro...

A Few Left Over Showers/Downpours – More Storms Later On

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)   The showers, downpour and thunderstorms are moving out of lifting out of western Mass. However there will be more showers and storms this afternoon.  A Flood Advisory remains in effect for central and northern...

Monday’s News on the Go

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Images of a weak tornado touching down in CT yesterday afternoon, fallen trees trap residents inside their mobile homes in Agawam, and tonight 40Force Fertility Treatment starting at 5! ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz...

Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5B

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July 28th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash and the equivalent of $14.90 in shares of Dollar...

Tornado Touches Down in Central Connecticut

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July 28th, 2014
WOLCOTT, Conn. (WGGB) -- The National Weather service confirmed that a weak tornado touched down in central Connecticut, as storms moved through the region on Sunday afternoon. The tornado was classified as an EF-0 tornado, with wind speeds of up...

Autopsy Planned after Maine Family of 5 Found Dead

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said. Investigators said a gun was...

One Man Dies, as Venice Beach Lightning Strike Injures 14

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steve Christensen) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck or rattled 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island. Los Angeles County coroner's Lt....

One Displaced by House Fire in Worthington

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July 28th, 2014
WORTHINGTON (WGGB) --Fire officials are still investigating what caused a house fire on Thrasher Hill Road in Worthington Sunday night that left one person without a place to live. That fire broke out just after 6:30 p.m. at the two story...

ABC40′s Brittany Decker Takes to the Skies on an Aerobatic Flight

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July 28th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- If you're looking for adventure this summer, an adrenaline rush, or a check off your bucket list, Abc40's Brittany Decker may have some ideas for you to try, or just view from your couch. Monday she takes us high in...

UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-Fire

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council has called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas. The council adopted the presidential statement at...

Apparent Human Remains Found in Duxbury

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July 28th, 2014
DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say they've found a box containing what appear to be human remains in Duxbury. Police say they responded to a report Sunday morning of a suspicious box at an intersection. When officers arrived, they say they...

SLIDESHOW: Pictures from Sunday’s Storms

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July 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Strong storms moved through the area during the day Sunday, and as they did, many of you sent in pictures of those conditions to ABC40. We would love to see your weather-related photos! If you have any pictures, and it is...

Storms Cause Various Trees to Crash Down Across Pioneer Valley

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July 27th, 2014
Home in West Springfield damaged by tree. AGAWAM, Mass ((WGGB)) -- Severe storms and rain covered the Pioneer Valley for a large part of Sunday resulting in a lot of damage. In Agawam, not only were there hundreds of power outages but a tree...

Yankees Fan Returns Lost Red Sox World Series Ring to Fan

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July 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Luigi Militello) NEW YORK (AP) -- A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. The 2013 championship ring was misplaced Thursday night in a...

Dominoes Delivery Driver Robbed At Gun Point in Springfield

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July 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass ((WGGB)) - Springfield police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a Dominoes Delivery man at gun point around 5:00 Sunday night. ABC40 was told that the men ordered pizza to a vacant house on Trapten Street in...