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Today: Cloudy and cool with periods of rain and pockets of drizzle. Highs: 58-62. Winds: N/NE 5-15 mph. Tonight: Cloudy with pockets of drizzle and areas of fog. Lows: 52-56. Winds: NE 5-10 mph. Have a great day despite the weat ...
Wed, October 01, 2014
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Secret Service Head Takes Heat on White House Breach

September 30th, 2014
by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency failed in executing its plan to protect the...

Marathon Bombing Suspects’ Sister Faces NYC Judge

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September 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Boston Herald, Mark Garfinkel, Pool, File) By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief court appearance on allegations that she...

Man Facing Molestation Charges in Berkshire Co. Held Without Bail

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September 30th, 2014
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A Connecticut man described by prosecutors as a serial child molester has been held without bail in Massachusetts after being charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy. The Berkshire Eagle reports that...

Sesame Street Live at the Mass Mutual Center!

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September 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)-- Some furry, colorful friends stopped by our studios this morning to tell us about a very exciting event! ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz are joined by Spokesperson Lauren Nestor, Elmo, and Cookie Monster as their show...

Realtor’s Body Found; Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

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September 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Courtesy Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office) by JILL BLEED, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing a real estate agent in rural Arkansas has pleaded not guilty to preliminary charges of...

UMass to Review Use of Students as Informants

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September 30th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- The University of Massachusetts-Amherst is reviewing a program that allows campus police to use students as drug informants following the heroin overdose death of one such informant. The unnamed student was told he...

Forensic Evidence Links Missing Student Suspect with Previous Murder

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September 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/City of Charlottesville) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still...

Government to Reveal Drug Company Payments to Doctors

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September 30th, 2014
photo MGN-Online WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is planning to release data Tuesday on drug and medical device company payments to tens of thousands of individual doctors. The goal is to shine a light on potential ethical...

Charles Returns with 3 TD’s, Chiefs Romp Patriots 41-14

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September 29th, 2014
(AP Photo) KANSAS CITY, Missouri (WGGB) -- Over the last 9 years, the New England Patriots were 11-3 on Monday night football. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was 4-1 in his career against the Chiefs. The numbers were on New England's side Monday...

State Police Assisting in Search for Armed Robber in Chicopee

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September 29th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Massachusetts State Police are assisting the Chicopee Police Department, following an armed robbery at a Citgo station. Chicopee Police received a call around 7:30 p.m. that a handgun was shown at Citgo at 817 Front...

10th Child Showing Paralysis, Muscle Weakening

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/AP) -- Colorado health officials have confirmed a 10th case of paralysis-like symptoms in a child. Dr. Larry Wolk, director of the Department of Public Health and Environment, said Monday all 10 cases are being...

Gubernatorial Candidates Debate in Springfield

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- The five candidates vying to become the next governor of Massachusetts came together in their first televised debate at CityStage in Springfield in a one hour debate Monday night. It comes the same day that a...

Early Colors of the Season

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September 29th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)- Fall is here and we are beginning to see the colors of the season. The trees are starting to change in northern New England and in many of our backyards. When taking a drive on 91 north, you will see less green, and...

Experts Warn Against Sting of Caterpillar

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September 29th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) - A warning for parents, something your kids may be tempted to pick up could hurt them. The Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar is commonly found in the Pioneer Valley. It releases toxins that can cause a reaction. It’s a...

Wal-Mart: Morgan, Others Weren’t Wearing Seat Belts

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September 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Wal-Mart says actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a New Jersey highway in June weren't wearing seat belts. Wal-Mart's filing...