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Ware Police Officer Injured During Chase

September 23rd, 2014
WARE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Massachusetts State Police and Ware Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened after a car was stopped on Rt. 32 in Ware Tuesday night. The Northwestern District Attorney's Office has confirmed...

Paul Oliver’s Family Sues NFL Over His Suicide

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September 23rd, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The wife and sons of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver sued the NFL for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide last year. The suit was filed Monday in Los Angeles County...

India Puts Spacecraft Into Martian Orbit

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September 23rd, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News By KATY DAIGLE Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) -- India has triumphed in its first interplanetary attempt by successfully putting a satellite into orbit around Mars. Scientists broke into wild cheers Wednesday...

Police Say Fox That Bit 4 Had Rabies

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September 23rd, 2014
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a fox believed to have bitten a New York City woman, a school child, school staff members and a dog has tested positive for rabies. East Windsor Police Lt. Michael Poliquin said Tuesday the animal was...

Much Needed Rain Possible Thursday

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September 23rd, 2014
High pressure will supply us with another fantastic fall day Wednesday with more sunshine and comfortable afternoon temperatures.  Highs will be back up near 70.  Some high and mid level clouds will move in later in the afternoon and evening...

Chicopee Tow Truck Operator Allegedly Assaulted by N.C. Man

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September 23rd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: facebook.com/interstatetowinginc) CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A tow truck operator was injured Tuesday morning following an altercation in Chicopee. Mass. State Police say that just after 7 a.m. Tuesday, troopers were called to...

I Bet Brittany…to Go to New Heights

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September 23rd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- ABC40's Brittany Decker has tackled a lot of challenges so far this fair. Tuesday, she faced a new challenge, issued by Galaxy Girl - to do a stunt high in the air at the Big E Big Top. What was on the...

Suspect Charged in Case of Missing UVa Student

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September 23rd, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Police say they have charged a suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said at a news conference Tuesday night that police obtained an arrest...

Boston Time Capsule Believed Found in Lion Statue

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September 23rd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- What appears to be a window to Boston's past has turned up in a rather unusual place: The head of a lion's statue on the former Massachusetts State House. The Bostonian Society says it has confirmed the presence of what is...

Third Human Case of West Nile Found in Massachusetts

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September 23rd, 2014
BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Tuesday the third human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. The woman is a Middlesex County resident in her 20's. She was never hospitalized,...

Great Entertainment Acts Make a Stop at The Big E

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September 23rd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Big E is about more than just rides, food and vendors. There's a vast array of entertainment as well, from the circus, to special events, and musical groups. The man responsible for bringing the...

Chicopee Comp. Marching Band Performs on Chicopee Day

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September 23rd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A fixture of the Big E is the daily parade, which features local groups and bands. Tuesday, the Chicopee Comp. Marching Band, led by band director Tony Blanksteen, was among those groups that took part in the...

Moolicious Brings New ‘Smash-a-Pie’ to The Big E

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September 23rd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Big E is a great place to try a variety of food items, from establishments near and far. This year, Moolicious in Southwick comes to the fair with a new item - the Smash-a-Pie, which is a slice of fresh...

The Big E Recognizes Their ‘Host for the Day’

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September 23rd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- They are the people who help make The Big E run efficiently and be a great experience for fair-goers. Those volunteers, employees, and other members of The Big E and Eastern States family that go...

Both Sides in Casino Debate Plan Strategies for Ballot Question Vote

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September 23rd, 2014
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)--Casino supporters officially kicked off their statewide campaign on Tuesday to defeat an attempt to repeal the state's gaming law. They delivered a strong pro-casino message in Springfield highlighted by the...