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Today: Some early morning fog then a mix of sun and clouds, brisk and cooler. Highs: 53-58. Winds: NW 5-15 mph. Tonight: Mainly clear and chilly. Lows: 30-35. Winds: Light. Have a great day! First Warning Meteorologist Dan Brown ...
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Military Jet Crashes in California, Killing Pilot

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...

Three Rivers Road and Chilson Road Closed After Accident in Palmer

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October 29th, 2014
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- The intersection of Three Rivers Road and Chilson Road is closed, following a motor vehicle accident in Palmer Wednesday night. Palmer Police officials say the road is expected to be reopened by 10 p.m. Delays in the...

Nicely Preserved Mammoth Carcass Shown in Moscow

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October 29th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News MOSCOW (AP) -- Nearly 40,000 years old and in surprisingly good shape, the carcass of a woolly mammoth has gone on display in Moscow. The scientists who found the teenage mammoth in 2010 in Russia's far north region...

Maine Can’t Hold Ebola Nurse Without Judge’s Order

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October 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/University of Texas at Arlington) By ROBERT F. BUKATY Associated Press FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday she plans to end her voluntary quarantine, signaling a potential...

Hernandez Lawyers Say Prosecutors Lifted Passages

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October 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool) FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- Lawyers for former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are accusing Massachusetts prosecutors of lifting passages from a court filing by federal prosecutors arguing against moving the trial of...

Springfield Issues Cease and Desist Notices to Two City Venues

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Springfield's law department has sent cease and desist letters to two Worthington Street entertainment venues. The letters were sent by Assistant City Solicitor Stephen Reilly to Roberto's Sports Bar and Grille,...

Honor Flight: War Stories

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October 29th, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC (WGGB) -- "It's really a small world," World War II Veteran Joe Paul said as he stood at the Air Force Memorial on his recent Honor Flight New England trip. For a few Honor Flight participants, though, it seemed to get even...

Community Reacts to Arrest of Southbridge Fugitive

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October 29th, 2014
(SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass.) (WGGB)--There is relief among law enforcement and the community to the arrest of Southbridge fugitive Gregory Lewis. Lewis has been on the run since Sept. 15th when he cut off his GPS monitoring device. He's accused of...

Old First Church Restoration Complete After Tornado Damage

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield's Old First Church was right in the tornado's path, since that day, restoration has been on-going. "We have completed the interior repairs; there was a lot of cracked plaster and that has been...

Chicopee Police Release Photos of Robbery Suspect

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October 29th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police have released surveillance video and photos from last night's armed robbery on Springfield Street. The suspect entered Neighbors Variety around 9 p.m. Tuesday. Video shows the suspect walking...

Howe’s Family Says His Condition is Guarded

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October 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck, File) LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Gordie Howe's family says the hockey Hall of Famer's condition remains "guarded" but his spirits are good after a significant stroke Sunday. The family released a...

UMass to Play FGCU at MassMutual Center in December

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- For the seventh year in a row, the UMass Minutemen will play a basketball game at the MassMutual Center. UMass and city officials made the announcement Wednesday morning that the Minutemen will host Florida...

President Obama on Ebola Fight: US Can’t Seal Itself Off

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October 29th, 2014
by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States can't hermetically seal itself off from the world in the fight against Ebola. Obama says doctors and nurses from the United States who have...

ABC40 Traffic Alert – Route 2/I-91 in Greenfield

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October 29th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling in the area of Interstate 91 and Route 2 in Greenfield should plan extra time into their commute as several paving projects get underway. MassDOT says that on Thursday, various lane and ramp...

Fmr. Ludlow Police Lt. Sentenced to Jail for Drug, Evidence Tampering Charges

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Former Ludlow Police Lieutenant Thomas Foye was sentenced to jail today after pleading guilty to stealing drugs from the station's drug locker back in 2013. Wednesday Judge Mary Lou Rup sentenced him to two...