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Today: Morning clouds followed by some afternoon sun. Mild! Highs: 51-55. Winds: South 5-10 mph. Tonight: Increasing clouds with rain developing overnight. Lows: 36-40. Winds: E 3-6 mph. Have a great day. Don Maher ...
Sun, November 23, 2014
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Brush Fire Near Chicopee Water Treatment Plant

November 22nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Firefighters in Chicopee worked for over an hour to put out a brush fire. It broke out around 7 p.m. Saturday in the woods off of Medina Street near the Chicopee Water Treatment Plant. At no point did it threaten any...

Florida Deputy, Gunman Killed in Shooting

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November 22nd, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida official says a sheriff's deputy and a gunman have been killed in shootout near Tallahassee. The official says the gunman set his house on fire Saturday morning and fatally shot the first deputy who arrived....

Car Thieves Caught in the Act in Springfield

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November 22nd, 2014
(Courtesy: Springfield Police Department) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police arrested two young men Friday as they were taking off the tires of a stolen vehicle. Officers were called to the end of Randall Place for suspicious...

Notre Dame Scores 50 in 2nd Half, Beats UMass 81-68

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November 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Jessica Hil) UNCASVILLE, Conn. (WGGB) -- 90 points were scored in the second half of Saturday's match-up between the UMass Minutemen and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Unfortunately, the Irish accounted for 50 of those points, as they...

Springfield Honors John F.Kennedy on 51st Anniversary

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Forest Park was home to the 51st anniversary of JFK's assassination. The annual event was hosted by the Springfield Board of Park Commissioners and the JFK Remembrance Committee. "It was certainly a gripping event...

Schilling’s Son Disrupts Security at Logan Airport with Fake Grenade

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November 22nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wikimedia) BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Former Red Sox pitcher, Curt Schilling and his family were  going through the security checkpoint at Logan Airport, when they got stopped by a TSA officer. Apparently...

Greenfield Man Arrested Over Stabbing

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November 22nd, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- According to the Greenfield Police Department's Facebook page, Brandon Sax, a 31-year-old Greenfield man was arrested for stabbing another Greenfield resident. The victim whose name has been unidentified is a...

YWCA 10K Road Race in Springfield

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Saturday morning members of YWCA and volunteers took to the streets to run to raise awareness for domestic violence against women and girls in the local community. The 10K race kicked off at The Cedars Banquet...

2 People Injured, Including Firefighter In Costello House Fire

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Saturday morning fire at Costello House on 1477 Roosevelt Avenue has injured two people. One of the victims is a resident and the other victim is a firefighter who was putting out the fire. According to Dennis...

Ferguson Experiences 3rd Straight Night of Unrest

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November 22nd, 2014
By ALEX SANZ and JIM SALTER Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The heightened tension comes amid speculation that an announcement could...

Saturday’s News on the Go 11/22

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Tension remains high in Missouri as the public awaits Jury results, a stolen vehicle pulled from the Chicopee river in Wilbraham, weather blamed for 12 deaths in Buffalo, Governor Patrick proposes $25.5 million...

Strong Quake Strikes Central Japan’s Nagano City

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November 22nd, 2014
TOKYO (AP) -- A strong earthquake has hit central Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency says the magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit parts of Nagano city and surrounding areas the hardest. The...

Official: Ferguson Grand Jury Still Meeting

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November 22nd, 2014
By ALEX SANZ and JIM SALTER Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A spokesman for the St. Louis County prosecutor says a grand jury is still meeting to consider charges against a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old...

AP Sources: Obama Broadens Mission in Afghanistan

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November 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By LOLITA C. BALDOR AND JULIE PACE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials say President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in...

Governor’s Opioid Task Force Establishes Substance Abuse Program in Greenfield

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November 21st, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- New substance abuse services will now be provided in Greenfield, as part of the Governor's Opioid Task Force. The Department of Public Health has awarded contracts to Behavioral Health Network, which will begin...