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Today: A mix of sun and clouds, brisk and cooler. Highs: 53-58. Winds: NW 5-15 mph. Tonight: Mainly clear and chilly. Lows: 30-35. Winds: Light. Have a great day! First Warning Meteorologist Dan Brown ...
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President Obama on Ebola Fight: US Can’t Seal Itself Off

October 29th, 2014
by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States can't hermetically seal itself off from the world in the fight against Ebola. Obama says doctors and nurses from the United States who have...

ABC40 Traffic Alert – Route 2/I-91 in Greenfield

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October 29th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling in the area of Interstate 91 and Route 2 in Greenfield should plan extra time into their commute as several paving projects get underway. MassDOT says that on Thursday, various lane and ramp...

Fmr. Ludlow Police Lt. Sentenced to Jail for Drug, Evidence Tampering Charges

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Former Ludlow Police Lieutenant Thomas Foye was sentenced to jail today after pleading guilty to stealing drugs from the station's drug locker back in 2013. Wednesday Judge Mary Lou Rup sentenced him to two...

Keeping Your Children Safe This Halloween

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year for kids, but it can sometimes be hectic for parents. One key concern: how to keep your children safe. Chicopee Police Officer Michael Wilk joined...

U.S. Marshals Arrest Two Suspects in Springfield Murder

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two men, suspected in the July murder of a Springfield man, have been arrested in the last 24 hours. The U.S. Marshals Service says that around 5 p.m. Tuesday, 21-year-old Travis Perkins was arrested in...

Wednesday Marks World Stroke Day

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Wednesday is World Stroke Day. It is a day designed to bring awareness to strokes and how to prevent them. Dr. Edward Feldmann, VP and medical director of Neurosciences and Rehabilitation at Baystate Health...

Mass. Child Rape Suspect Captured in New York

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October 29th, 2014
FORT EDWARD VILLAGE, N.Y. (WGGB) -- A man wanted for the rape of a 13 year-old girl in Massachusetts, among several other violent crimes, is under arrest Wednesday. Massachusetts State Police say that troopers in New York arrested...

Western Mass. Business Expo Held in Springfield

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Businesses from around the region gather Wednesday for the annual Western Mass Business Expo. There are a number of seminars being held throughout the day, covering topics from sales and marketing, professional...

Deerfield Man Accidentally Shoots Wife

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October 29th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Deerfield man is facing charges after he accidentally shot his wife. Deerfield Police say in a statement that just before 10 p.m. Friday, officers were called to a Hillside Road apartment for a report of a gunshot...

Springfield Police Searching for Theft Suspect

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a man accused of stealing product from a local store. Police say that on Tuesday, October 21, a man went into Sears on Boston Road and allegedly...

Ford Recalls 205,000 SUVs for Fuel Tank Leaks

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October 29th, 2014
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford says it's recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fire. The recall affects Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles from the 2007 and 2008...

Hagel Approves 21-Day Ebola Quarantine for Troops

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October 29th, 2014
By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in...

Springfield Police Arrest Man Accused of Possessing Stun Gun

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man is under arrest after police allegedly found him carrying a stun gun. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, the assistant principal of Van Sickle Middle School...

Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Trucks, SUVs

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October 29th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control. The largest of two recalls announced Wednesday...

Award-Winning Student Invited to Conference

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October 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Jeffrey Schmelkin an Award-Winning student from Longmeadow High School joins ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz to talk about how he was one of the selected students invited to a Doctor's conference to learn about...