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Thursday’s News on the Go

October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Breaking news in Springfield this morning; a pedestrian hit by a bus, temporary road closures today on the I-91/RT. 2 Interchange, and tomorrow morning Honor Roll LIVE at Hampshire Regional High School! ABC40's Tom Lewis...

Woman Hit By Truck in Springfield

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman was struck by a truck that failed to stop early Thursday morning in Springfield. It happened just before 6 a.m. near the intersection of St. James Avenue and Carew Street. The woman was transported to a...

NFL Seeks to Dismiss Ex-Players’ Painkiller Suit

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October 30th, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term...

Searching for Cause of Explosion of NASA Supply Rocket

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October 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/NASA TV) CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) -- Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to...

Suspected Indiana Serial Killer Linked to 7 Killings Due in Court

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October 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lake County Sheriff's Department) CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- A 43-year-old former Marine who police in Indiana say has confessed to killing seven women is scheduled to appear in court again after refusing to even acknowledge his name at...

Longmeadow Planning Board Discusses Zoning Changes

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October 30th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Longmeadow Planning Board met Wednesday night to discuss zoning changes. The Planning Board addressed several items up for consideration, including the ban on parking on lawns overnight and the proposed...

“Harvey” Debuts at Majestic Theater on Thursday

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October 30th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Majestic Theater's production of "Harvey" hit the stage Wednesday night. The show -- by Mary Chase -- is an American classic, about a man whose best friend is a huge rabbit. ABC40 was invited for the...

Chicopee Armed Robberies Have Clerks on Edge, Police on Alert

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October 30th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A string of armed robberies in Chicopee have store clerks on edge, and police on high alert. In the last four days, three convenience stores have been robbed at gunpoint. "We recommend for business owners to...

Man Struck and Killed by Train in Belchertown

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October 29th, 2014
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- Belchertown Police have confirmed that one man has died after being struck by a train Wednesday night. The call came in just after 9:10 p.m. Two trains are stopped on the tracks, blocking the scene near Warren...

Giants Beat Royals 3-2 in Game 7 to Win World Series

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October 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WGGB) -- Madison Bumgarner led the San Francisco Giants throughout the 2014 Playoffs, and he had a little bit more left in the tank on Wednesday night. He threw 5 innings of scoreless relief to...

Over 20 Rabbits and Guinea Pigs Rescued From Abandoned Parking Lot

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Over 20 animals were found in an abandoned parking lot in Holyoke on Tuesday. A passerby notified police that 15 rabbits and eight guinea pigs were sitting in boxes on Walnut Street. "I looked in and there...

Wilbraham Police Need Help in Identifying Suspect

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October 29th, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Wilbraham Police Department needs your help in identifying a suspect in a recent robbery. The individual is wanted for questioning in the passing of over 20 counterfeit $100 bills in Wilbraham and Ware....

Police: Missing Amherst Teen Found Safe

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October 29th, 2014
Amherst, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police say Amherst teen Richard Hogans, Jr. has been found safe and sound in New Haven, CT. Richard Hogans, Jr. is en-route to being reunited with his family. In a press release, Sergeant Gabriel Ting...

Police: Poison Likely Killed Utah Family of 5

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October 29th, 2014
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) -- A Utah couple and their three children found dead last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them and empty bottles of...

Military Jet Crashes in California, Killing Pilot

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October 29th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of KABC-TV PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) -- A military jet has crashed into a field near a naval base in Southern California, killing the pilot. The plane crashed and disintegrated at around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday near Naval Station...