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Conn. Police Take Suspect in Possible Obama Threat

August 31st, 2014
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) -- Hamden police say a vehicle believed to be driven by someone who may have threatened President Barack Obama has been located and a person involved was taken into custody. Hamden police, Connecticut State Police and Secret...

3 Holyoke Councilors Set to Host “Walk Against Violence” Rally

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August 31st, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) -- Following the recent increase in crime rate in Holyoke , some Holyoke Councilors are saying enough is enough. Jossie Valentin, organizer and Councilor of Ward 4 in Holyoke tells ABC40 40: " There has been too many increase...

Conn. Launches Campaign Against Highway Speeding

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August 31st, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut is beginning a crackdown on highway speeders just in time for the busy Labor Day holiday weekend. The state Department of Transportation highway safety office is launching the first part of an anti-speeding...

Fatal Mass. Crash Scene Linked to RI Hit-and-Run

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August 31st, 2014
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) -- One person has died and two others were injured in a crash involving two vehicles in Attleboro. When police responded late Saturday night, a passerby had put out a vehicle fire by using fire extinguishers from a nearby...

W. Springfield Man’s Inspiring Fight with Rare Form of Muscular Dystrophy

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August 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Wayne Cardillo was only a child when he realized the muscles in his feet, all the way up to the tops of his toes, weren't working the way they were supposed to. "This was a long time ago, and I think nobody really...

Sunday’s News on the Go 8/31

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August 31st, 2014
Memorial Service for F-15 Pilot in Longmeadow, plane crash in Virginia coast, California wildfires, 9-year-old girl dies from sand hole, new law to protect Connecticut's athletes and more. ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca has more...

Aid Dropped to Iraqi Town Under Siege by Isis for Months

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August 31st, 2014
(AP Photo via AP video) (AP) --  The Pentagon said Saturday that aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain have dropped food and water to the troubled Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State...

Free Vaccines Against Parvovirus for Springfield Dogs

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August 31st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB)- The Dakin Humane Society and T.J O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center teamed up Saturday providing free vaccines for Springfield pups to protect against Parvovirus. Parvovirus is an infection that effects a...

Chicopee Park Designed for Kids by Kids

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August 31st, 2014
CHOICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) - Residents of Chicopee came out Saturday afternoon so build a new playground in Nash Park. The playground was in part sponsored by KaBoom, an organization that helps fund new community parks, as well as by Chicopee's...

Vintage Racer Killed on the Track

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August 30th, 2014
SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a vintage racing enthusiast is dead after a crash during a race in Connecticut. Authorities say 73-year-old Lee Duran, of Lyme, lost control of his car and crashed Saturday afternoon at Lime Rock Park. No other...

Memorial Service Held for F-15 Pilot Who Died in Fighter Jet Crash

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August 30th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- A memorial service was held in memory of  Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. The service took place at Longmeadow Town Green on Saturday evening. At least 200 people were in attendance. "On Thursday afternoon, I had to...

UMass Football Falls to BC 30-7 in Season Opener

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August 30th, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tyler Murphy ran for 118 yards and a touchdown, carrying Boston College to a 30-7 victory over in-state rival Massachusetts on Saturday in the season opener for both schools. Murphy, a graduate transfer who played nine...

Car Fire Causes Traffic on I-91S

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August 30th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) - A car fire on I-91 South in Holyoke caused lengthy delays on Saturday afternoon. The fire started around 5:00 pm and was quickly extinguished. I-91S was closed as officials worked to put out the fire. All lanes have...

Michael Sam Cut from St. Louis Rams

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August 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Including Michael Sam, the St. Louis Rams released four late-round draft picks to reach the 53-man roster limit. Sam smiled and shook hands at Missouri's season opener against South Dakota State...

Springfield Residents Join Forces to Clean River Front

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August 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) --- It was beautiful weather outside Saturday, making it a perfect day for the Springfield Community and Resurection Center to work together for the 3rd Annual River Front Clean-Up day. Dozens of adults and children met...