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This Afternoon: A mix of sun and clouds, brisk and cooler. Highs: 53-58. Winds: NW 5-15 mph. Tonight: Mainly clear and chilly. Lows: 30-35. Winds: Light. Have a great day! First Warning Meteorologist Dan Brown ...
Thu, October 30, 2014
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Person Struck, Killed by Train in Belchertown Identified

October 30th, 2014
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- Investigators have identified the person who was killed after being hit by a train. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Nortwestern District Attorney's office, says 38-year-old Shennan Stevens was struck by a train...

Taconic High School Weapon Seizure

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October 30th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A student of Taconic High School was arrested Thursday morning for creating a scene at the school due to insubordination. When he was brought to the police station where he was checked and a weapon was found. The...

Judge Rejects Hernandez Bid to Move Murder Trial

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October 30th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has rejected a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county. Hernandez is...

Diabetic Children Can Enjoy Halloween

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Candy is the central focus of the spookiest holiday of the year. In fact, the average American consumes 24 pounds of candy in a year and most of that is around Halloween. However, for diabetic children, it can...

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino Dies at 71

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October 30th, 2014
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was...

Greenfield Police Searching for Attempted Murder Suspect

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October 30th, 2014
Jose Velasquez Jean Rivera GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are searching for a man, who is wanted on attempted murder charges. Greenfield Police say that around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to an area in Leyden Woods of...

At Least 4 Dead AFter Plane Crashes at Kansas Airport

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October 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/KAKE News) by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building Thursday while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing at least four people inside the...

Late Ex-Mayor Menino Hailed for Service to Boston

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October 30th, 2014
(WGGB/AP) -- Thomas Menino, the former mayor of Boston who died Thursday, was remembered as a tireless advocate of the city he led for 20 years. ------ "It is with great sadness that I offer my condolences to his wife Angela as well as his...

Coakley, Baker Postpone Campaigns Following Menino’s Death

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October 30th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker are postponing their public campaign events for the day following the death of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Baker had events scheduled in Attleboro, Boston, Taunton and...

Dry Halloween – Coastal Storm’s Stakes Still High

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - This afternoon will be seasonably cool and bright with temperatures reaching into the middle 50.  Right about where temperatures should be for this time of year. There will be a bit of a breeze that will diminish once...

Springfield Murder Suspect Appears in Court

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A suspect arrested in connection with the July murder of a Springfield man pleads not guilty. Brian Slater, 21, of Springfield appeared in court late Thursday morning in Springfield District Court on charges...

Springfield Police Arrest Three on Drug Charges

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD. Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have arrested three people, accused of selling drugs in Springfield Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney say that narcotic detectives were conducing surveillance near the corner of Main and Liberty Streets...

General Electric Critical of EPA’s Plan to Clean Housatonic

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October 30th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- General Electric Co. has issued a sharply worded and highly critical response to the federal government's $619 million, 13-year proposal to clean toxic chemicals from the Housatonic River in Pittsfield and other communities...

Car Crashes Into Restaurant in South Deerfield, 3 People Hurt

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October 30th, 2014
(Courtesy: Deerfield Police) (Courtesy: Deerfield Police) SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman is facing charges after her vehicle crashed into a South Deerfield restaurant. Deerfield Police say that just before 6 a.m. Thursday,...

TONIGHT AT 11 – Do You Believe? Ghost Story

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October 30th, 2014
(WGGB) — Do you believe in life after death? How about connections with the ‘other side’? This week, we’ll bring you a series of reports that explore what may exist in the hereafter. Tonight at 11, as we approach Halloween, join...