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Man Apprehended After Jumping White House Fence

October 22nd, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and...

Boston Road Open After Three Car Accident in Wilbraham

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October 22nd, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Wilbraham Police Department responded to a three car accident on Boston Road Wednesday night. The call came in around 7:30 p.m. All three cars were found outside of Dana's Grillroom -- which is on the corner of...

Parent Voices Concern Over Police Firearms Training

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October 22nd, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Northampton Police Department will hold its annual firearms sessions next week. The problem though, it's a few yards away from the R.K. Finn Ryan Road Public School. Some parents are worried that the...

LIHEAP Funds To Help Springfield Residents Get Through Winter

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October 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Relief is on the way for low-income residents in Massachusetts. The state is getting almost $132 million to help families heat their homes. But is it enough? For many people across the state, the Low Income...

Man Suspected of Killing 7 Refuses to Answer Judge

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October 22nd, 2014
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to even acknowledge his name to a judge Wednesday, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his...

Bank of America to Refund Apple Pay Customers Charged Twice

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October 22nd, 2014
By BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) -- Bank of America is apologizing for double-billing customers who made purchases using Apple's new mobile payments service. A bank spokeswoman said Wednesday that the glitch...

No Verdict Yet in Trial of Tsarnaev Friend

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October 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Robel Phillipos, of...

Judge Dismisses Coakley Federal Housing Lawsuit

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October 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Martha Coakley against the Federal Housing Finance Agency and mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Coakley had sued the agencies earlier this year...

Two Dead in Shooting Attack at Canada’s Parliament

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld) By JEREMY HAINSWORTH and ROB GILLIES, Associated Press OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial...

AP-GfK Poll: Public Wants Tighter Ebola Screening

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October 22nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By LAURAN NEERGAARD and EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans overwhelmingly want tougher screening for Ebola, according to a poll released as federal health authorities took new...

President Obama Expresses Optimism About Ebola in US

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October 22nd, 2014
by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S. Obama notes that relatives of the only person to die of Ebola in the U.S. have been freed...

Fmr. Ludlow Police Lt. Pleads Guilty to Drug, Evidence Tampering Charges

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October 22nd, 2014
(ABC40 File Photo) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A former Ludlow police lieutenant has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole drugs from an evidence room and possession of cocaine. On Wednesday, Thomas Foye pleaded guilty in Hampden...

Bond Set for Afghan Soldiers Who Fled the Cape for Canada

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October 22nd, 2014
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- A U.S. immigration judge has set bond at $25,000 for two Afghan soldiers who took off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts last month to avoid returning to Afghanistan, where they say their lives are in danger...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Mattoon St. & Ridgewood Pl. in Springfield

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October 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling near two Springfield roadways should expect some delays later this week. City officials say that on Friday, crews from Palmer Paving will be paving Mattoon Street and Ridgewood Place,...

Mass. State Trooper Facing Sexual Assault Charges

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October 22nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- A Mass. State Trooper has appeared before a judge on several sexual assault charges. Mass. State Police Trooper Christopher Kennedy was in court Wednesday on an indictment, which was handed up last week, charging him with...