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Tonight: Clear to partly cloudy, warm and muggy with some patchy late fog possible. Lows: 66-72. Winds: S/SW 2-10 mph. Wednesday: Hazy sun and clouds, hot and quite humid. A good chance for some late afternoon and evening sho ...
Tuesday July 22, 2014
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Humidity: 74%
Wind: S at 10 mph
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NYPD Officer Who Put Suspect in Chokehold Stripped of Gun, Badge After Fatal Arrest

July 20th, 2014
(John Minchillo, Associated Press) NEW YORK — A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty,...

Pedestrian Hospitalized After Hit and Run Accident in Wilbraham

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July 20th, 2014
WILBRAHAM (WGGB) - A young man is in the hospital following a hit and run accident in Wilbraham late Saturday night. Emergency responders were called to the accident in the area of 104 Springfield Street at 10:45 p.m. Saturday. That's where they...

Rebels Load Plane Crash Bodies Onto Trains

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July 20th, 2014
By YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- International monitors and Ukrainian officials say armed rebels forced emergency workers to hand over all 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines...

Mass. Enviro. Police Remind Boaters to Not Drink & Boat

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July 19th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Mass. Environmental Police) REGION (WGGB) -- When you're relaxing out on the lake, drinking may not seem like an issue. However, boating under the influence is responsible for 34 percent of fatal boat accidents every...

Monitors Try to Secure Crash Site of MH17

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July 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- International monitors have been moving gingerly among decomposing bodies today, trying to secure the eight square miles in Ukraine where the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 fell to the...

Stopping The Violence, Springfield Residents Take a Stand

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July 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- There have been six homicides in Springfield this year. The disturbing wave of crimes have many in the community standing up for peace. "We want this violence to stop in our community. We're loosing all our kids...

Shooting on White Street in Springfield

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July 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB)-- Springfield Police responded to a shooting in the area of 163 White Street Saturday evening just after 9:00pm. The victim, 27-year-old man of Springfield, sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to...

Kitchen Fire breaks out at 17 Woodside Terrace in Springfield

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July 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) --  The Springfield Fire Department responded to a fire at 17 Woodside Terrace Saturday at 12:36 p.m. When crews arrived on scene they found a kitchen fire on the 3rd floor caused by unattended cooking. The third floor...

Gas Explosion in Longmeadow House

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July 19th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Longmeadow Fire Department responded to a fire at 103 Meadowbrook Road in Longmeadow Saturday morning. The fire started in the kitchen when the garbage disposal was turned on around 9 a.m. Within 30 minutes, the...

Plane Crashes Near New York’s Lake Placid; 3 Dead

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July 19th, 2014
NORTH ELBA, N.Y. (AP) -- New York State Police say a small plane has crashed near Lake Placid, killing all three people on board. Troopers say the single-engine plane burst into flames on impact at around 10:40 a.m. Saturday. The plane crashed...

Gov. Patrick Continues to Raise Money for His PAC

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July 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is continuing to rake in donations for his political action committee. During the past three months, Patrick raised more than $127,000 for his Together PAC. The year-to-date total tops...

Dutch Leader Calls on Putin to Help Crash Probe

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July 19th, 2014
(Lefteris Pitarakis/AP) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- An angry Dutch prime minister says he has had an "extremely intense" telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which he urged him to "show the world he intends to help"...

Firefighter Loses Hand to Flesh-Eating Bacteria

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July 19th, 2014
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- A Rhode Island firefighter who got an infection after being pricked by a thorn has lost his hand to flesh-eating bacteria. Thirty-two-year-old Braden Leonard, of Newport, says he was biking in Ballard Park in June when he...

HIV Diagnosis Rate Fell by Third in US Over Decade

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July 19th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S. "It's...

Lawyer: Unclear where Casey Kasem’s body is

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July 19th, 2014
By PHUONG LE and GENE JOHNSON Associated Press (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File) SEATTLE (AP) -- A judge in Washington state has granted Casey Kasem's daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife from cremating...