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Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Berkshire from 9:00 PM today until 6:00 PM tomorrow; and Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire from 9:00 PM today until 1:00 AM Tuesday...

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Snowmobiler Dies After Being Pulled from Congamond Lakes

February 1st, 2015
SOUTHWICK (WGGB) - A snowmobiler has died after being pulled from the Congamond Lakes by rescue crews late Saturday. Crews responded to the scene on Congamond Rd. in Southwick near Crabby Joe’s Bar & Grill Saturday night, pulling the victim...

2 Injured Hikers Airlifted Off Mount Hood

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February 1st, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Two climbers who were hurt in a fall on Mount Hood are now being treated for their injuries. Rescue officials say they were airlifted off the mountain Saturday afternoon by an Oregon National Guard helicopter. American...

Extremists Attack Biggest City in Northeast Nigeria

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February 1st, 2015
(Courtesy: MGNOnline) By HARUNA UMAR Associated Press MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses say Islamic extremists are attacking the biggest city in northeast Nigeria from four fronts. The third attack in a week on Maiduguri comes as...

More Snow on Monday

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January 31st, 2015
Winter Storm Warning SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – A Winter Storm Warning is posted for the region again on Monday, as another winter storm is bearing down on the region. This time, the storm is moving from west to east, as opposed to a...

Whitney Houston’s Daughter in Medically Induced Coma

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January 31st, 2015
Photo Courtesy of ABC News (CNN) -- Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was placed in a medically induced coma Saturday after being found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water, a source close to the family has told CNN...

Crews Remain On-Scene of House Fire in Palmer

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January 31st, 2015
Photo Courtesy: Martin Kucharczyk PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- Crews are still on-scene of a house fire in Palmer Saturday night. The Fire Department was called to Church Street around 4:30 p.m. -- just minutes before the multi-family home was...

Crews At Congamond Lakes For Water Rescue

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January 31st, 2015
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) -- Crews responded to a water rescue on Congamond Rd. in Southwick near Crabby Joe's Bar & Grill. Word of the rescue came just before 9PM tonight. Police say a snowmobiler was rescued. That person was then...

VIEWER PICTURES & VIDEO – Palmer Fire

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January 31st, 2015
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- Firefighters were called out to a large fire on Church Street in Palmer and shortly after the blaze broke out, pictures and video began flooding the ABC40 Newsroom. Viewers like Devon Wood, Paul Burns, Peter...

UMass Gets First Win at Saint Louis, 60-56

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January 31st, 2015
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cady Lalanne scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead UMass to its first win at Saint Louis' Chaifetz Arena in five tries Saturday with a 60-56 victory in an Atlantic 10 showdown. The Minutemen used a 7-0 run...

Feds to Investigate Storm Shutdown at Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

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January 31st, 2015
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth says federal regulators are sending a special inspection team to the plant related to an unplanned shutdown during last week's blizzard. Plant spokeswoman Lauren Burm said...

Penguin Plunge Is A Hit Despite Bitter Cold

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January 31st, 2015
WESTFIELD, MA - Despite freezing temperatures and gusty winds, hundreds came out to take a dip into the bitter cold Hampton Ponds for the Penguin Plunge. "The waters actually warmer than the air so it wasn't bad at all when you went in,...

Video: Islamic State Group Beheads Japanese Journalist

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January 31st, 2015
CAIRO (AP) -- An online video purports to show Islamic State group militants beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. The video, released late Saturday, shows a militant with a British accent beheading Goto. The video, released via militant...

Super Bowl Celebration: How Much Will You Spend?

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January 31st, 2015
REGION, Mass. (WGGB)- The Super Bowl is a celebration that reaches more than just the die-hard football fans. But what are people willing to spend on food, TVs, and other items for game day??? The National Retail Federation expects this year...

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Found Unresponsive in Tub

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January 31st, 2015
 ATLANTA (AP) -- The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub and taken to an Atlanta-area hospital. Bobbi Kristina Brown was discovered Saturday morning by her husband and a friend. A...

Automakers Recall More Than 2M Vehicles for Faulty Air Bag

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January 31st, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda Odyssey,...