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Wednesday August 27, 2014
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No Victim Found after Reported Shooting Incident

August 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Springfield Police found blood, but no victim on the scene of a reported shooting early Wednesday morning. Police responded to 46 Summit St. just before 1:00 a.m. When they responded, they found some blood in the street, but...

Health Official: Ebola has “Upper Hand” in West Africa

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August 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh) MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to...

Former Employee Attacks Springfield Fire Commissioner

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August 26th, 2014
Joseph Conant (Courtesy: Springfield Fire Dept.) SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Springfield Fire Department Commissioner Joseph Conant is recovering after being attacked and assaulted at his home Tuesday night by a former disgruntled...

Police Warn Of Craigslist Ticket Scam

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August 26th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Local scam artists are taking aim at fans hoping to see famous country music artist Luke Bryan.  The scammers are preying on fans trying to buy tickets to Bryan's show next month in Hartford. Police are warning...

Red Sox Catch Fire in 11th to Beat Blue Jays 11-7

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August 26th, 2014
TORONTO, Canada (WGGB) -- A back-and-forth game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays came to a wild conclusion late Tuesday night. After taking a 4-4 tie into the 11th inning, both teams combined for 10 runs in the final frame. It was...

Investigators Offer Reward for Information in Palmer Arson Case

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August 26th, 2014
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have ruled Monday night's fire in Palmer arson. Multiple fires broke out at the Bell-Simons Company around 8 p.m. on Monday, and mutual aid was called in to help put out the fire. Investigators are still...

East Longmeadow Police Make Arrests in Car Break-Ins

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August 26th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass (WGGB) -- East Longmeadow police caught 5 people they say were stealing from unlocked cars early this morning. They recovered electronics including GPS devices and DVD players... as well as loose change and at least one...

“Power School” Tracking Your Kids in Class

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August 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Tracking your kids in school. This is a reality for parents at some Springfield schools thanks to an online program called "Power School." To gain access to student information, the guardian must physically go to the...

New Greenfield High School Opens Its Doors

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August 26th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- It’s the beginning of a new school year in Western Mass, but students in Greenfield won't be going back to a familiar location. Their old classrooms have been demolished, and a new high school has been built....

Van for Noble Hospital in Westfield Almost Hits Capacity

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August 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass ((WGGB)) -- It's almost one year to the day since Noble hospital in Westfield started it's patient transportation service. After noticing an increase in patients unable to provide their own transportation, Noble thought it was...

Holyoke Residents Concerned About Violence as School Year Approaches

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August 26th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Holyoke's latest incident of deadly gun violence has neighbors concerned about their safety and the safety of their children. The early morning shooting left one man dead and another wounded. The Morgan...

S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000 for First Time

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August 26th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a big round-number day for the stock market. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points. It's been 16 years...

Judge Grants Hernandez Bid to Suppress Evidence

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August 26th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has granted a request by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation. Bristol...

Conn. Official Named CEO for HealthCare.gov

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Access Health CT) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds. Kevin Counihan leads Access...

IG: Shoddy Care by VA Didn’t Cause Phoenix Deaths

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that...