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Westfield Detective Bureau Needs Help in Identifying Suspects

October 30th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Westfield Detective Bureau needs your help in identifying the suspects involved in an identity theft case. The Detective Bureau posted to its Facebook page that the two photos were taken in August at ATMs in...

Tracking Weekend Wind, Some Possible Rain

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October 30th, 2014
Our weekend storm still looks to track too far to our east to give us much in the way of significant rainfall but strong winds are still expected. The storm makes its closest pass to western Massachusetts late Saturday night. The strongest...

Police: Man Wanted in Trooper Ambush is Captured

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October 30th, 2014
DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say they have captured a man accused of killing one Pennsylvania State trooper and seriously injuring another during an ambush outside police barracks. Police say they have 31-year-old Eric Frein (freen) in...

Holyoke Schools Report Drastic Decrease In Discipline Incidents

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October 30th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Rewarding students for good behavior. That's the vision for Holyoke Public Schools. It's because of these programs that officials have seen a drastic decrease in suspensions. When it came to numbers of...

Honor Flight: Making the Dream a Reality

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October 30th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Honoring the greatest generation, we take you on the journey of a lifetime for local World War II veterans. ABC40 was first introduced to Honor Flight New England this past spring. It's a non-profit program that brings veterans to...

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino Dies at 71

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October 30th, 2014
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was...

Southwick Police Warn of Missing Manhole Covers

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October 30th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Southwick Police) SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Southwick are warning motorists of possible missing manhole covers, after one vehicle was damaged this week. Southwick Police say on Facebook that on Monday night and...

Person Struck, Killed by Train in Belchertown Identified

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October 30th, 2014
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- Investigators have identified the person who was killed after being hit by a train. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Nortwestern District Attorney's office, says 38-year-old Shennan Stevens was struck by a train...

Weapon Seized from Taconic High School in Pittsfield

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October 30th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A student of Taconic High School is under arrest following an incident Thursday morning. Pittsfield Police say that this morning, officers arrested the unnamed student for allegedly creating a disturbance. As...

Judge Rejects Hernandez Bid to Move Murder Trial

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October 30th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has rejected a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county. Hernandez is...

Diabetic Children Can Enjoy Halloween

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Candy is the central focus of the spookiest holiday of the year. In fact, the average American consumes 24 pounds of candy in a year and most of that is around Halloween. However, for diabetic children, it can...

Greenfield Police Searching for Attempted Murder Suspect

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October 30th, 2014
Jose Velasquez Jean Rivera GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are searching for a man, who is wanted on attempted murder charges. Greenfield Police say that around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to an area in Leyden Woods of...

At Least 4 Dead After Plane Crashes at Kansas Airport

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October 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/KAKE News) by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building Thursday while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing at least four people inside the...

Late Ex-Mayor Menino Hailed for Service to Boston

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October 30th, 2014
(WGGB/AP) -- Thomas Menino, the former mayor of Boston who died Thursday, was remembered as a tireless advocate of the city he led for 20 years. ------ "It is with great sadness that I offer my condolences to his wife Angela as well as...

Coakley, Baker Postpone Campaigns Following Menino’s Death

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October 30th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker are postponing their public campaign events for the day following the death of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Baker had events scheduled in Attleboro, Boston, Taunton and...