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Monday July 28, 2014
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Suspect, US Marshals, Cop Wounded in NYC Shootout

July 28th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer. The U.S. Marshals Service says...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Possible This Afternoon

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center is considering issuing a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for western Massachusetts later this afternoon. Sunshine has broken through the clouds and is helping to...

Paving Work to Impact Travel at Busy Holyoke Intersection

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July 28th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A busy Holyoke intersection, which has been under construction for several months, is set to get some new pavement. City officials say that on Tuesday, repaving work will begin at the intersection of Homestead Avenue...

One More Round of Strong to Severe Storms Possible

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)   Clouds are breaking to sunshine but this will only help to instigate more showers and storms. We remain out ahead of a cold front and a vigorous system with lots of energy so keep an eye to the sky we may have another...

Tornado Damages Trees, Buildings in Revere

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July 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Todd Kazakiewich/WCVB) (Photo Courtesy: Todd Kazakiewich/WCVB) REVERE, Mass. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down just north of Boston. Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Down Over 3 Cents

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists in the area may be noticing a little relief at the gas pumps. A recent survey by GasBuddy.com reports that the average price of a gallon of gas in the area has dropped 3.2 cents over the last week - to...

Car Rates Returning to Levels Before Deregulation

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July 28th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Auto insurance rates that fell sharply after deregulation in Massachusetts are climbing again. The Boston Globe reports that five years after the state began to allow insurers to set their own rates, the average premium was about...

TONIGHT ON ABC40 – 40 Force: Fertility Treatment

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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...

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...