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ABC40 Alert: Scammers Offering ‘Free’ iPhones

September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Scam expert Steve Weisman joins ABC40's Tom Lewis and Lindsay Iadeluca to update us on the most recent scam tactics including scammers offering 'free...

15 Vehicles Destroyed at Mass. Auto Dealership

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September 22nd, 2014
SUDBURY, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say 15 high-end vehicles were destroyed and five others were damaged in an early morning fire at a Sudbury auto dealership. The fire at Herb Chambers Land Rover and Jaguar in Sudbury was reported by a...

Northampton Dunkin Donuts Robbed at Knifepoint

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September 22nd, 2014
NORTHAMPTON (WGGB) - Police in Northampton are searching for a suspect they say robbed the Dunkin Donuts at 132 King Street just before 3 o'clock this morning. Northampton Police say the suspect may have been male, but was wearing a mask at the...

Monday’s News on the Go

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--In your News on the Go for this Monday morning, three Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base, seven injured after explosion fueling Boston boat, and arrest warrant issued for 'person of interest' in missing...

Deliberations to Resume in Final Berkshire Triple-Murder Trial

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Springfield jury will begin its second week of considering the case of the final defendant charged in the killings of three Pittsfield men in 2011. Jurors resume deliberations Monday after spending about two hours...

Medical Marijuana Advocates Rallying at Statehouse

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September 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Medical marijuana advocates say they are frustrated with Gov. Deval Patrick's administration because the long-promised dispensaries where patients can purchase the drug are still not open. The Massachusetts Patient Advocacy...

Materials Deemed Safe, after Hazmat Response in Warwick

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September 22nd, 2014
WARWICK (WGGB) -- Fears of possibly hazardous materials found in a car with a dead body led Athol and State Police to close off a Warwick road, near the northern state border Sunday night. State Police at the Athol barracks say that they were...

NASA’s Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars after a Year

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September 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/NASA) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is back at Mars. The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. NASA confirmed that the robotic explorer...

Seven Injured when Fueling Boat Catches Fire in Boston

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September 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Officials say seven people are being treated for injuries after a boat caught fire at a dock in Boston. Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald says the 38-foot boat had just finished fueling at a dock in the city's Charlestown...

Poetry Festival Wraps Up In Amherst

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September 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) --  Amherst was the place to be for poetry lovers this weekend. The Amherst Poetry Festival kicked off at the Emily Dickinson Museum. 1, 789 poems were read of Dickinson's wide collection. Several popular poets came...

UMass Amherst Library Welcomes NORML Records Donation

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September 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- The UMass Amherst Libraries hosted their annual Friends of the Library fall reception. The event recognized this year's donors and volunteers, paying special tribute to staff members who helped set up the school's falcon...

Springfield Walk Remembers Victims of Violence

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Several people came together today to begin a critical conversation in Springfield. Local residents, community leaders, and organizations walked for nonviolence to remember victims of violence and to draw...

Patriots’ Sluggish Offense Beats Raiders 16-9

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September 21st, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass, Stephen Gostkowski kicked three field goals and the sluggish New England Patriots held on to beat the Oakland Raiders 16-9 when defensive tackle Vince Wilfork intercepted a pass near his...

Police Investigating Accident on Congamond Road in Southwick

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September 21st, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) -- Southwick Police are investigating an accident that occurred on Congamond Road on Sunday afternoon. Police say it is a one car accident involving a female driver. The driver has been transported to Baystate hospital...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Main Street in Springfield

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A two motor vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Main Street and Front Street is causing traffic delays. Springfield Police Department have reported some injuries. The level of...