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Tonight: Any showers end then gradual clearing. Some patchy fog possible. Becoming cooler and much less muggy. Lows: 54-60. Winds: W/NW 2-12 mph. Tuesday: Mostly sunny and quite pleasant! Highs: 78-82 (dew points: 48-56). ...
Monday July 28, 2014
70°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 70°
Humidity: 77%
Dew Point: 62
Wind: NW at 5 mph
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SLIDESHOW: Pictures from Sunday’s Storms

July 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Strong storms moved through the area during the day Sunday, and as they did, many of you sent in pictures of those conditions to ABC40. We would love to see your weather-related photos! If you have any pictures, and it is...

Storms Cause Various Trees to Crash Down Across Pioneer Valley

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July 27th, 2014
Home in West Springfield damaged by tree. AGAWAM, Mass ((WGGB)) -- Severe storms and rain covered the Pioneer Valley for a large part of Sunday resulting in a lot of damage. In Agawam, not only were there hundreds of power outages but a tree...

Yankees Fan Returns Lost Red Sox World Series Ring to Fan

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July 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Luigi Militello) NEW YORK (AP) -- A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. The 2013 championship ring was misplaced Thursday night in a...

Dominoes Delivery Driver Robbed At Gun Point in Springfield

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July 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass ((WGGB)) - Springfield police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a Dominoes Delivery man at gun point around 5:00 Sunday night. ABC40 was told that the men ordered pizza to a vacant house on Trapten Street in...

Locals Enjoyed Food and Fun at the Southwick Festival

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July 27th, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass (WGGB) The Southwick Rotary Club hosted its annual Grill 'n' Daze Competition. The BBQ and Chili Contest took place on Sunday. It was an opportunity to taste some BBQ and enjoy music, raffles and games for...

Former WWE Champ Catches Suspected Burglar

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July 27th, 2014
PHOENIX (AP) -- A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said. According to police, Bryan Danielson and his...

Man Arrested After Attempted Robbery Outside Walgreens in Chicopee

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July 27th, 2014
  CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have arrested a man after he allegedly tried to steal a purse Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of a Chicopee business. Chicopee Police say that just after 3 p.m. Sunday, employees of the Walgreens on...

Storms Slam Western Mass Leaving Thousands Without Power

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July 27th, 2014
 WESTERN MASS ((WGGB)) -- People are seeing power outages all across Western, Massachusetts tonight. According to outage details on their websites, National grid has about with 210 customers without power in Hampden County and WMECo has...

Christmas in July Comes to Yankee Candle

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July 27th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Yankee Candle in South Deerfield was full of Christmas Cheer this afternoon as they celebrated Christmas in July. Families came from all over Western Mass to enjoy Santa's workshop, ornament making, horse drawn...

Springfield Salon Raises Money for Good Causes

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July 27th, 2014
Springfield, Mass (WGGB) - A local salon put their sheers to good use Sunday afternoon, giving out haircuts for charity. Salon MIX gave locals the chance to receive up to two facial waxes and a hair cut with a donation. For every cut...

Protesters Hit Streets of Chicopee to Rally Against Illegal Immigrants

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July 27th, 2014
Protest in Chicopee, MA CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- More than 50 people came to Chicopee to protest against bringing the burden of illegal immigrants to Westover Air Reserve Base. 'The U.S. needs to take care of our own children' and...

Funnel Cloud Reported in Springfield Area on Sunday

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July 27th, 2014
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a funnel cloud was observed in the sky as thunderstorms rolled through the Springfield area earlier this afternoon. A funnel was seen according to several trained spotter reports from Springfield to...

Flooded Roads After Late Morning Storms

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July 27th, 2014
Chicopee, Mass (WGGB) - A few reports of minor urban street flooding have come in from showers and storms earlier today. One ABC40 viewer sent us these photos of flooded roads in the area of Broadway Street in Chicopee. A line of showers...

Police Arrest Suspect in Alleged Samurai Attack

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July 27th, 2014
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Bourne have arrested a suspect in an alleged samurai attack. Police say the 39-year-old unidentified victim said he had been stabbed several times by a man wielding a samurai sword early Sunday morning and that...

Hospital Shooting Suspect Charged with Murder

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July 27th, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder. Authorities say 49-year-old Richard Plotts was arraigned late Saturday...