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2 People Injured, Including Firefighter In Costello House Fire

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...

Holiday Lights Illuminate Main Street in Northampton

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November 21st, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's that time of year. Stores light up with holiday decorations and cheerful music seems to be playing everywhere you go. But for the residents of Northampton, they didn't know if their city streets would see...

Proposed State Budget Cut of $25.5 Million in Local Aid

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November 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- A state budget backlash that could cut funding to local cities and towns including ones here in Western, Mass. We spoke with local leaders about what's at stake, and what the impact would be of Governor Patrick’s proposed state wide...

Stolen Car Pulled From Chicopee River in Wilbraham

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November 21st, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Wilbraham Police Department has confirmed that the gray minivan pulled from the Chicopee River Friday night was stolen from one local business. Sergeant Mark Paradis says the vehicle was stolen from...

Patriots RB Jonas Gray Sent Home After Reportedly Over-Sleeping

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November 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/AJ Mast) BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray was sent home Friday after he allegedly overslept and arrived late to the team facility. WMTW-TV reports that Gray's phone died and his alarm didn't go...

WNEU Football Player Accused of Beating Girlfriend to be Released

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November 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Two days of testimony wrapped up Friday after a Western New England University football player was charged with brutally beating his girlfriend. Junior John Perry was charged with aggravated assault and battery....

ABC’s Brian Ross Discusses Recalled Products Still for Sale

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November 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- It seems a day doesn't go by when we aren't telling you about a recall - whether it be cars like today or the Graco strollers we told you about Thursday. However, an enormous number of potentially dangerous products are still for sale...

Municipal Electric Customers Will Not See Spike in Rates

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November 21st, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- National Grid and Western Mass. Electric have announced rate hikes for their customers. One of the major reasons is the spike is natural gas costs. However, for other utility users, their rates will stay about the...

City Officials Take a Taste of Healthy Food Options at Chicopee High

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November 21st, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee High School pushes serving local and fresh food to all of the schools in the city. City leaders were invited to the school Friday to try out the food. It's all a part of the Chicopee Fresh initiative....