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Two People Transported to Baystate After Trailer Fire in Chicopee

November 25th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Fire Department has confirmed that two people have been transported to Baystate, following a trailer fire on Memorial Drive Tuesday night. Reports of the fire came in around 7:20 p.m. Trailer #19 is...

Fuel Spill Closes Gates at Bradley, Flights Not Impacted

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November 25th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WGGB) -- Airline fuel spilled at Bradley International Airport Tuesday night, after a fueling tanker was struck by another vehicle at Gate 29. According to Kevin Dillon, Executive Director of Connecticut Airport Authority,...

Springfield Police React, Learn From Ferguson Unrest

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- As officials in Missouri prepared for another night of expected unrest in Ferguson, police departments nationwide have been using the incidents as an opportunity to reevaluate their own race relations. Springfield...

Firefighters Delivery Baby Girl, Reunite With Family

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November 25th, 2014
TURNERS FALLS, Mass (WGGB) -- A growing family and first responders reunited Tuesday to celebrate a special blessing this Thanksgiving week- a brand new baby girl that firefighters helped deliver last Thursday. "You plan it out the whole nine...

Traffic Crawling on Local Highways

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November 25th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Traffic is crawling on the Massachusetts Turnpike Tuesday night, after a tractor-trailer rolled over in Charlton earlier in the day. Massachusetts State Police say the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. and caused a 10-mile...

Water Service to be Temporarily Shut-Off Along Several Chicopee Roadways

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November 25th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The City of Chicopee is shutting off water to a number of properties tonight, as part of the ongoing sewer separation project. Starting at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, water will be shut off along eight city streets,...

High-Speed Rail Testing Scheduled for Chicopee

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November 25th, 2014
(WGGB) -- The region moves a step closer to high speed rail. Starting December 29, Amtrak will be running a high speed train through Chicopee. These trains will be travelling at over 70 to 80 miles per hour. These trains, at these...

Problem Gambling is the Focus of a New Study

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November 25th, 2014
(AMHERST, Mass.) (WGGB)--Problem gambling is the focus of a new study. It's being conducted by the UMass Amherst School of Public Health in conjunction with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission," It's the first time that a cohort study has...

Bradley Preparing for Mid-Week Storm and Holiday Travelers

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November 25th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- People will be hitting the roads and the skies the next couple days. Bradley International Airport is getting ready for the storm with thousand of people flying home for the holiday. The airport has 60 pieces...

Local Woman’s Legacy Continues to Help Others

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Local organizations continue to provide families with food this Thanksgiving. When Daydie Dochberg turned 70 in 2008, she wanted to make sure that her mission of helping others in need through Rachel's Table...

UMass Amherst To Close Early Due to Snowstorm

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November 25th, 2014
(AMHERST, Mass.) (WGGB)--Wednesday's predicted snowstorm is causing some colleges to close early for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Among them is the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. UMass is closing its campus at 5am on Wednesday. On...

Western New England Student Accused of Assault Released

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Western New England University football player accused of beating his girlfriend was released Tuesday. John Perry is charged with assault and battery on two weeks ago. After two days of testimony at a...

Tsarnaev Lawyers Lose Bid for Info in Slaying Case

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November 25th, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge has turned down a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seeking evidence about his older brother's possible participation in a 2011 triple killing in...

Missouri Governor: More National Guard in Ferguson

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November 25th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson on Tuesday night in the event of more violence. He said Tuesday that hundreds...

Communities Issue Parking Bans Ahead of Mid-Week Storm

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November 25th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. Click here to see the most up-to-date...