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Springfield Murder Suspect Appears in Court

October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A suspect arrested in connection with the July murder of a Springfield man pleads not guilty. Brian Slater, 21, of Springfield appeared in court late Thursday morning in Springfield District Court on charges...

Springfield Police Arrest Three on Drug Charges

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD. Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have arrested three people, accused of selling drugs in Springfield Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney say that narcotic detectives were conducing surveillance near the corner of Main and Liberty Streets...

General Electric Critical of EPA’s Plan to Clean Housatonic

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October 30th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- General Electric Co. has issued a sharply worded and highly critical response to the federal government's $619 million, 13-year proposal to clean toxic chemicals from the Housatonic River in Pittsfield and other communities...

Car Crashes Into Restaurant in South Deerfield, 3 People Hurt

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October 30th, 2014
(Courtesy: Deerfield Police) (Courtesy: Deerfield Police) SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman is facing charges after her vehicle crashed into a South Deerfield restaurant. Deerfield Police say that just before 6 a.m. Thursday,...

Hearing Set for Man Accused of Killing Amy Lord

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October 30th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A status conference is scheduled for a man charged with kidnapping, robbing and killing a Boston woman and assaulting three others. The hearing for Edwin Alemany is scheduled for Thursday in Suffolk Superior Court. Alemany...

Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine with Bike Ride

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October 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/University of Texas at Arlington) By ROBERT F. BUKATY, Associated Press FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- All but daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse Kaci Hickox went out on an hour-long bike ride...

Two Arrested in Charlton Drug Bust

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October 30th, 2014
CHARLTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two men are under arrest after being stopped in Charlton on the Mass Pike. Mass State Police say they were allegedly in possession of 100 grams of suspected heroin and 381 grams of suspected cocaine. Alfonza Brooks,...

Thursday’s News on the Go

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Breaking news in Springfield this morning; a pedestrian hit by a bus, temporary road closures today on the I-91/RT. 2 Interchange, and tomorrow morning Honor Roll LIVE at Hampshire Regional High School! ABC40's Tom Lewis...

Woman Hit By Truck in Springfield

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October 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman was struck by a truck that failed to stop early Thursday morning in Springfield. It happened just before 6 a.m. near the intersection of St. James Avenue and Carew Street. The woman was transported to a...

NFL Seeks to Dismiss Ex-Players’ Painkiller Suit

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October 30th, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term...

Searching for Cause of Explosion of NASA Supply Rocket

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October 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/NASA TV) CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) -- Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to...

Suspected Indiana Serial Killer Linked to 7 Killings Due in Court

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October 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lake County Sheriff's Department) CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- A 43-year-old former Marine who police in Indiana say has confessed to killing seven women is scheduled to appear in court again after refusing to even acknowledge his name at...

Longmeadow Planning Board Discusses Zoning Changes

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October 30th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Longmeadow Planning Board met Wednesday night to discuss zoning changes. The Planning Board addressed several items up for consideration, including the ban on parking on lawns overnight and the proposed...

“Harvey” Debuts at Majestic Theater on Thursday

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October 30th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Majestic Theater's production of "Harvey" hit the stage Wednesday night. The show -- by Mary Chase -- is an American classic, about a man whose best friend is a huge rabbit. ABC40 was invited for the...

Chicopee Armed Robberies Have Clerks on Edge, Police on Alert

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October 30th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A string of armed robberies in Chicopee have store clerks on edge, and police on high alert. In the last four days, three convenience stores have been robbed at gunpoint. "We recommend for business owners to...