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Fri, January 30, 2015
19°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 3°
Humidity: 59%
Dew Point: 6
Wind: NNW at 17 mph
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Chicopee Police to Begin Ticketing for Uncleared Sidewalks

January 28th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police are not messing around when it comes to making sure home owners are cleaning snow from their sidewalks. They're cruising the streets and warning residents know to clean off their sidewalks or...

Bradley Airport Slowly Getting Back to Normal Following Storm

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January 28th, 2015
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- Operations are slowly getting back to normal at Bradley International Airport. Sharon Traficante with the Conn. Airport Authority says that they had 28 cancelled departures and nine cancelled arrivals on...

Recall Roundup: Coffee Makers and Shades

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January 28th, 2015
WGGB-A coffee maker that spits hot waters and a window product that may be a little shady top our recall roundup for this Wedneday January 28th. Keurig recalls 7.2 million mini plus coffee machines for burn concerns.After receiving around 200...

Ludlow Police Arrest Car Break-In Suspects

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January 28th, 2015
John Hollister , Corey Dias , Louis Lopes Jr LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Ludlow police have arrested three men suspected in dozens of car break-ins across the town. Within the last week, officers 31-year-old John Hollister of Springfield,...

Electrical Fire Ignited Christmas Tree in Fatal Md. Fire

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January 28th, 2015
(AP Photo/Capital Gazette, Glenn A. Miller) BRIAN WITTE Associated Press MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) -- Investigators say an electrical fire spread to a Christmas tree, prompting a massive blaze that reduced a riverfront mansion near Maryland's...

Area Students Head Back to School After the Storm

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January 28th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Tuesday's winter storm left quite a bit of snow for residents here in western Massachusetts. Schools were cancelled across the state Tuesday and some remained closed today as well. However, many other districts did...

All Lanes of I-91 South in Northampton Reopen Following Road Work

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January 28th, 2015
The backup from the repair work on I-91 in Northampton NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling along Interstate 91 south experienced some delays following emergency repair work Wednesday. MassDOT spokesperson Mike Verseckes says that...

Suspect Sought Following Robbery in West Springfield

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January 28th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect. West Springfield Police report that a male suspect entered a Shell gas station on Riverdale Street around 10:50 p.m. Saturday,...

Crews Respond After Scene of Holland Garage Rekindles

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January 28th, 2015
HOLLAND, Mass. (WGGB) -- A garage in Holland destroyed by fire started up again today. Fire crews returned to the scene of that barn fire on Alexander Road early Tuesday morning They had to hit a couple of hot spots -- to make sure...

Jordan Ready to Swap Inmate for Pilot Held by Islamic State

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January 28th, 2015
This combination of two photographs shows the detail of a poster of an undated photograph of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, left, used during a demonstration calling for his release from the Islamic State group and a still image from...

Herrell’s to Mark ‘National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast’ Day

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- It's of the tastiest days of the year. Next Saturday is a little known holiday called National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast day. To celebrate, Herrell's Ice Cream in Northampton is teaming up with Whole Children in Hadley. Judy...

National School Choice Week to Highlight Educational Options for Parents

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- When it comes to choosing the right school these days, your kids have plenty of options. There are more than a dozen events going on in western Mass. this week to highlight all of those options. Lisa Keegan joined ABC40's Tom...

Pentagon Denying Reports of Decision on Sgt. Bergdahl

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- The Pentagon is denying reports about a decision to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion. Bergdahl is the soldier who disappeared from a base in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. He returned to the U.S. this...

Gov. Baker Wrestled with Non-Essential Travel Ban

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he wrestled with whether to institute a travel ban during this week's blizzard, but says it ultimately "worked pretty much as we hoped" it would. The governor said Wednesday he and members...

Honor Roll Live: Belchertown High Moved to Feb. 6

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January 28th, 2015
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- ABC40's visit to Belchertown High for Honor Roll Live has been moved. We will now head to the Orioles next Friday. From student groups and clubs, to athletes and musicians, to academic successes, we'll...