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Identities of Final 2 Victims in Enfield Fire Released

December 16th, 2014
ENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- State Police in Connecticut have released the final two identifies in an Enfield house fire on December 10 that claimed the lives of four people. 68-year-old, Joshua Johnson and 68-year-old, David Cygan have been...

Mom Charged with Murder in Babies’ Bodies Case

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December 16th, 2014
  WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts woman has been indicted two murder charges after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid home in September. District Attorney Joseph Early announced the charges Tuesday...

US Judge says Obama Immigration Action Invalid

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December 16th, 2014
photo MGN-Online WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge in Pittsburgh is declaring that President Barack Obama's recent executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab says Obama's order in November...

Body ID’d as that of War Vet Accused of Killing 6

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December 16th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News By MARYCLAIRE DALE and SEAN CARLIN Associated Press PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor has confirmed that a body found in woods in suburban Philadelphia is that of an ex-Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and...

Belchertown PD Need Help Locating Wanted Man

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December 16th, 2014
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Belchertown Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for a serious assault. Keith Truehart, 29 -- of Belchertown -- was last known to be living at the Lord Jeffrey...

Baker: Heroin Crisis to be Among Early Priorities

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December 16th, 2014
By BOB SALSBERG Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Gov.-elect Charlie Baker said Tuesday he considered heroin an opioid addiction to be a major problem in Massachusetts and said it would be an early focus of his administration after he takes...

40 Force to Highlight 3 More Communities this Week!

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December 16th, 2014
WESTERN MASS. (WGGB) -- Following our live broadcast Monday in West Springfield the 40 Force will be stopping by several more communities before the week is out! The 40 Force is highlighting our local cities and towns this holiday season and we...

Massachusetts Doctor Cured of Ebola Returning to Liberia

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December 16th, 2014
Family Health Center of Worcester, Inc./AP Photo By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- A Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola says he's returning in January to Liberia, the West African country where he contracted the virus, to...

Appeals Court Overturns Sex-Change for Inmate

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December 16th, 2014
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder. Michelle...

Two Men Face Heroin Charges Following Traffic Stop in Greenfield

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December 16th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Greenfield have arrested two men on heroin charges following a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. According to State Police a trooper out of the Shelburne Falls barracks stopped a Dodge Intrepid on Federal...

Majestic Theater “Home for the Holidays” Preview

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December 16th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- If you're looking to soak in the holiday season with a theatrical production, the Majestic Theater has just the show for you with their "Home for the Holidays" performance. The theater is one of the entertainment...

Springfield Man with 3 Warrants Arrested for Shooting Off Gun

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December 16th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man is facing firearm charges after city police say he shot off a gun into the air following an argument on Sumner Ave. Tuesday. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says the "Shot Spotter" detected a...

Today Marks the Start of Hanukkah

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December 16th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Today marks the start of Hanukkah, a Jewish celebration of light and spirituality also known as the Festival of Lights. Here at our ABC40 studios, Rabbi Justin David from Congregation B'nai Israel joined Emily...

Single Motor Vehicle Crash on Emery St. in Palmer

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December 16th, 2014
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- Emergency personnel responded to Emery Street in Palmer Tuesday morning for a single motor vehicle crash. The accident occurred shortly before 11:00 a.m. No word yet if anyone inside the vehicle was seriously injured or...

Gov. Patrick: $1M Grant to Improve Ebola Test

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December 16th, 2014
photo MGN-Online By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a quasi-public agency, will issue a $1 million grant to help develop a faster, more accurate test for diagnosing Ebola, Gov. Deval...