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Today: Cloudy with a few flurries, mainly dry. Highs: 33-38. Winds: N: 2-8 mph. Tonight: Cloudy with freezing drizzle developing. Some icy spots late. Lows: 28-32. Winds: Light N. Have a great Monday! Dan Brown ...
Mon, December 22, 2014
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Ex-Officer Not Charged in Fatal Milwaukee Shooting

December 22nd, 2014
by TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a black man in a downtown park in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Fall Over 7 Cents a Gallon

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December 22nd, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- With a busy travel week upon us, area motorists are seeing some more relief at the gas pumps. A recent survey from GasBuddy.com shows that the average price of a gallon of gas is down 7.5 cents from last week and is now $2.56...

Hernandez Back in Court for Final Pretrial Hearing

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December 22nd, 2014
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- Aaron Hernandez is back in court for his final court hearing before the former New England Patriots star goes on trial in January for murder. Monday's pre-trial hearing in...

Keeping Personal Information Safe During Final Holiday Shopping Days

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- With the last days of the holiday season upon us, you will want to make sure your personal information stays safe. Scam expert Steve Weisman sat down with ABC40's Emily Volz on 40 in the Morning to talk about how...

Monday’s News On The Go 12/22

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December 22nd, 2014
  REGION (WGGB) -- Shooting comes on the heels of the deaths of two N-Y-P-D officers in Brooklyn on Saturday, hours after the N-Y-P-D shootings another officer was killed in Florida, Police in West Springfield are warning residents about...

Tuesday Morning Freezing Drizzle – Wind Swept Rain for Christmas Eve

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - We are picking up right where we left off yesterday with gray skies and chilly temperatures. Today will be cloudy but mainly dry with a highs in the middle 30s. Tonight, the flow off the ocean becomes a bit stronger...

N. Korea Threatens Strikes On US Amid Hacking Claims

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December 22nd, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea says President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures and warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that...

Manhunt Concluding for Suspect Who Fired On Police in Boston

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December 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB) - Massachusetts State Police say the manhunt for a suspect they say fired on Boston police officers late Sunday is concluding. According to the State Police, that shooting took place near Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. The MSP Air...

7 Hurt When Lightning Strikes Near Tampa Bay Game

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December 22nd, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say eleven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium. Spokesman Jason Penny says it doesn't...

Hatfield Hosts 34th Annual Luminarium

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December 21st, 2014
HATFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It was a night to shine in Hatfield Sunday night. Candles were lit throughout the town -- in windows, porches, driveways, and sidewalks -- all to honor those who have passed during the holiday season and to chase...

Local Police Officers React After Three Fatal Shootings

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December 21st, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Local police officers are speaking out, after three of their "brothers" were killed within 24 hours in the line of duty. Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot at point-blank range,...

Heat Snap 5-Game Home Slide, Top Celtics 100-84

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December 21st, 2014
MIAMI (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat ended a five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Norris Cole scored 15 and Mario...

Last Busy Holiday Shopping Weekend

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December 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (WGGB)- It's the last weekend before Christmas and for many shoppers that means it's time to check those final names off their shopping list. With Christmas coming this Thursday, stores across the region are very busy. Abc40s...

Pats Edge Jets 17-16, Clinch 1st-Round Playoff Bye

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December 21st, 2014
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Jonas Gray scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter after the Patriots intercepted Geno Smith, and New England clinched a first-round playoff bye with a 17-16 victory over the New York...

Basketball Hall of Fame Celebrates 123rd Birthday of Basketball

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December 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- To celebrate the 123rd birth-date of the invention of basketball, Basketball Hall of Fame opened its doors to residents on Sunday afternoon. Children of all ages 18 and under received free admission into the Hall of...