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Tonight: Increasing clouds with some overnight showers possible - especially across the Berkshires, then partial clearing with some patchy fog late. Mild and muggy. Lows: 62-68. Winds: SW -> NW 4-12 mph. Wednesday: Mainly su ...
Wednesday September 03, 2014
75°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 75°
Humidity: 78%
Dew Point: 68
Wind: NNW at 8 mph
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C-5 Makes Emergency Landing at Westover

September 2nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A C-5 had to make an emergency landing at Westover Tuesday afternoon. Master Sergeant Andrew Biscoe, spokesperson for the 439th Airlift Wing, says that the plane was in the air on a local training flight when a fire...

Worcester Officers Hurt by Alleged Drunk Driver

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September 2nd, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Two Worcester police officers were injured when a sport utility vehicle hit the back of their cruiser and drove away, leaving a crucial clue behind. Police say they were able to track down the driver because the SUV's...

Greenfield Police Looking for Missing Man

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Provided by Greenfield Police) GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Greenfield are looking for the public's help in locating a missing man. They are looking for 35-year-old Owen Dale Weaver, who was last seen during the evening hours...

Home Depot Investigates Breach

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Mike Mozart / Flickr) NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. The Atlanta home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual...

Amherst Police Respond to Nearly 400 Calls Over Holiday Weekend

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September 2nd, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Amherst Police had a busy weekend as they responded to hundreds of service calls. Amherst Police Lt. Ronald Young says that their department received nearly 400 calls over the Labor Day weekend. Those calls...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games, Fined $500,000

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct...

Driver Charged Following Amherst Crash

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September 2nd, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police allege that an Amherst man was driving drunk when he crashed his vehicle late Monday night. Amherst Police Lt. Ronald Young says that 22-year-old Ailton Correia of Amherst is facing charges including speeding,...

Video Purports to Show Beheading of US Journalist Steven Sotloff

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September 2nd, 2014
BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until...

Westfield State Students Give a ‘HOOT’ & Give Back to the Community

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September 2nd, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Westfield State commemorated their 170th year in the community Tuesday by giving back. A sea of students gather in downtown Westfield - all for a 'HOOT' or "Helping Out Our Town". For the last five years,...

Group Reports Another American in Liberia Contracts Ebola

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) by ALEXANDRA OLSON and SARAH DILORENZO, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in...

Where Candidates for Mass. Governor Stand on Casinos

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September 2nd, 2014
By The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- The future of casino gambling in Massachusetts has become a major topic of debate among the three Democrats and two Republicans seeking the gubernatorial nominations of their parties in the Sept. 9...

Family: Joan Rivers on Life Support

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wiki Commons) NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. Her daughter, Melissa...

Police: Man with Monitoring Bracelet Accused of Breaking Into Garage

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A man, who police say was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet, is accused of breaking into a Springfield property. At 10:12 p.m. Monday, police were called to a breaking and entering call on Manchester Terrace in...

Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer of Survivor, Dead at 63

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Jldickerson / Wikimedia Commons) NEW YORK (AP) — Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63. Booking agent Sally Irwin said Tuesday that...

Friends of the Homeless Warning of Fundraising Scam

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Officials from Friends of the Homeless are warning residents of a fundraising scam that has surfaced. Kathy Tobin with Friends of the Homeless says that the agency has received "several reports" of a man is going...