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Tonight: Gradual clearing overnight with some areas of fog early. Becoming less muggy late. Lows: 58-64. Winds: N/NW 2-10 mph. Thursday: Mostly sunny (fair weather clouds mix in during the day), breezy and refreshing! Highs ...
Thursday August 28, 2014
63°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 63°
Humidity: 97%
Dew Point: 62
Wind: at 2 mph
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East Longmeadow Police Make Arrests in Car Break-Ins

August 26th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass (WGGB) -- East Longmeadow police caught 5 people they say were stealing from unlocked cars early this morning. They recovered electronics including GPS devices and DVD players... as well as loose change and at least one...

“Power School” Tracking Your Kids in Class

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August 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Tracking your kids in school. This is a reality for parents at some Springfield schools thanks to an online program called "Power School." To gain access to student information, the guardian must physically go to the...

New Greenfield High School Opens Its Doors

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August 26th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- It’s the beginning of a new school year in Western Mass, but students in Greenfield won't be going back to a familiar location. Their old classrooms have been demolished, and a new high school has been built....

Van for Noble Hospital in Westfield Almost Hits Capacity

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August 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass ((WGGB)) -- It's almost one year to the day since Noble hospital in Westfield started it's patient transportation service. After noticing an increase in patients unable to provide their own transportation, Noble thought it was...

Holyoke Residents Concerned About Violence as School Year Approaches

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August 26th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Holyoke's latest incident of deadly gun violence has neighbors concerned about their safety and the safety of their children. The early morning shooting left one man dead and another wounded. The Morgan...

S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000 for First Time

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August 26th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a big round-number day for the stock market. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points. It's been 16 years...

Judge Grants Hernandez Bid to Suppress Evidence

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August 26th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has granted a request by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation. Bristol...

Conn. Official Named CEO for HealthCare.gov

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Access Health CT) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds. Kevin Counihan leads Access...

IG: Shoddy Care by VA Didn’t Cause Phoenix Deaths

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that...

One Person Killed, Another Seriously Injured in Holyoke Shooting

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August 26th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- A shooting in South Holyoke leaves one person dead and another in serious condition Tuesday morning. Holyoke Police Lt. Larry Cournoyer says that they first responded to reports of gun fire outside the Lafayette Cafe on...

Warrant Issued for Suspect in Chicopee Shooting

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August 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- An arrest warrant is out for a man whom police believe opened fire during a robbery Monday in Chicoppee. Chicopee Police say that an warrant has been issued for 31-year-old Aris Alex Bermudez on charges of attempted...

Buccaneers Trade for Patriots G Logan Mankins

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August 26th, 2014
by FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim...

Court Upholds Mayhem Conviction in Springfield Ear-Biting Case

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August 26th, 2014
(Timothy Forbes / ABC40 File Photo) BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Appeals Court has refused to throw out the mayhem conviction of a Springfield man who bit off part of a youth basketball coach's ear. Timothy Forbes was sentenced to up...

Four College Students Killed in Ohio Plane Crash

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Tony Dejak) By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) -- The four men killed in a fiery plane crash in Ohio were students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, including three members of the varsity wrestling...

Convocation Held for Chicopee Teachers as New Year Approaches

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August 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee students won't return to class until next week, but their teachers are already hard at work. Educators from across the district met at Bellamy Middle School Tuesday morning for a Convocation...