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Amherst Looks For Ways to Save Historical Mural

September 2nd, 2014
 AMHERST, Mass ((WGGB)) -- A piece of history may be meeting the wrecking ball soon in Amherst as the mural behind the Carraige House Buildings may face a fate similiar to it's building, but residents insist it's something that cannot be taken...

Driver Cited After Mass. State Police Find Fake License Plate

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Provided by Mass. State Police) CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A driver has been cited after allegedly being found with a fake plate on a vehicle. Mass. State Police say that Tuesday morning, troopers stopped a vehicle along Interstate 391...

All Lanes of Mass. Pike Reopen Following Crash Involving Truck, Boat

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September 2nd, 2014
LEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A boat on the Mass. Turnpike caused some delays in Berkshire County. Mass. State Police Trooper Nicole Morrell says that the crash was reported around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday along westbound side of he Mass. Turnpike, near Exit...

Police: Man with Monitoring Bracelet Accused of Breaking Into Garage

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A man, who police say was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet, is accused of breaking into a Springfield property. At 10:12 p.m. Monday, police were called to a breaking and entering call on Manchester Terrace in...

Ontario Police: Bieber Charged with Assault

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September 2nd, 2014
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police...

Out of Fear, Dad Invents “Hot Car App”

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September 2nd, 2014
Photo MGN-Online (WGGB) -- We've all driven off to work with a lot on our minds, and maybe forgot something along the way. And each year, many parents get out of the car and forget that their child is still in the back seat. It takes just 10...

Controversial “Arab” Mascot Retired

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September 2nd, 2014
FILE - Coachella Valley High School's mascot, "Arab" (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Marilyn Chung, File) COACHELLA, CA. (CNN) -- Friday night football has started around the nation's high schools, but one school found itself without a...

Chicopee Police Issue Traffic Warning

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September 1st, 2014
  Chicopee (WGGB) -- As students prepare to head back to school in Chicopee Tuesday, police are putting out a warning to be careful on the roads and prepare for delays. "We still have a lot of sewer construction work going on throughout...

Suspect Arrested in Conn. Rolex Wheelchair Theft

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September 1st, 2014
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Stamford police say a man accused of using pepper spray and pretending to need a wheelchair to steal a $27,000 Rolex watch has been arrested. The Advocate of Stamford reports that Larry Johnson of Mt. Vernon, New York, is...

US Eating Habits Improve a Bit — Except Among Poor

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September 1st, 2014
By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a...

Obama, Biden Push for Higher Minimum Wage

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September 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden today are using Labor Day appearances to press the case for a federal increase in the minimum wage -- a top issue for Democrats. In Detroit,...

David Muir Anchoring ABC’s “World News” Starting Tonight

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September 1st, 2014
David Muir photo ABC/AP NEW YORK (AP/WGGB) -- Starting tonight, David Muir will be the new anchor on ABC's "World News." But David Muir says don't expect him to be anchored to his desk.  He says his bosses promised he "was not going to be...

Nude Hollywood Photos Exposed in Hacking Attack

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September 1st, 2014
Hollywood, CA (GMA/AP) --- This morning Hollywood is up in arms after what could be a massive hacking attack. A user on the popular photo sharing site '4 chan' posted a cache of risque photographs Sunday purporting to show numerous a-list...

Will Traffic Deaths Rise as States Legalize Pot?

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September 1st, 2014
photo MGN-Online By JOAN LOWY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers...

Utah Woman Hides Stolen Ring by Swallowing It

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September 1st, 2014
OREM, Utah (AP) -- Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Police say an X-ray clearly showed the ring inside the stomach of 25-year-old Christina...