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Tonight: Increasing clouds with showers developing late. Lows: 32-38. Winds: Light SW. Tyler Jankoski ...
Sat, December 27, 2014
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Dew Point: 30
Wind: SSE at 2 mph
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Falcons Fall to Devils in Overtime

December 27th, 2014
ALBANY, New York (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons held on tight against the Albany Devils, who gave it their all tonight at the Times Union Center in Albany. After a scoreless first period, the Devils quickly put up two points on the board just...

Some Rain Tomorrow, Cooler Next Week

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December 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – High pressure that provided perfect weather the last 2 days is departing to the east. A cold front is approaching and will make for a gloomy end to the weekend in the form of clouds and rain. Overnight, clouds will...

Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Arrests, Siezure of Illegal Firearms

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December 27th, 2014
(Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A motor vehicle stop on Tuesday led to two arrests and seizure of illegally possessed firearms. A state trooper was on patrol Tuesday afternoon when he saw a 2015 Honda...

Mass.Woman Arrested for Throwing Bacon at the Police “To Feed the Pigs”

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December 27th, 2014
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Massachusetts woman accused of throwing bacon at the Police was arrested on Friday. WCVB reports that 24-year-old, Lindsay McNamara of Ashland, defended herself in  court and said “God told me to go over there and...

Gloucester Mayor will join Baker’s Administration

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December 27th, 2014
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- The mayor of Gloucester is leaving her job for a post in the administration of Republican Gov.-elect Charlie Baker. Carolyn Kirk, a Democrat, has been tapped by Baker to serve as deputy secretary of the Executive Office...

Police Outside Cop Funeral Turn Backs on NY Mayor

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December 27th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of officers standing outside the church where a funeral is being held for a New York City policeman killed in an ambush shooting have turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during the service. The reaction Saturday...

Funeral begins for NYC Officer Slain in Ambush

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December 27th, 2014
AP Photo/ Julio Cortez By JONATHAN LEMIRE and MIKE BALSAMO Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- A funeral for a New York City policeman shot to death last week with his partner in their patrol car has begun with thousands of officers from...

School Error Takes Money from Staff Bank Accounts

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December 27th, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- Some employees in a Massachusetts school district feel like they got a visit from the Grinch. Instead of receiving their paychecks via direct deposit on the day after Christmas, Plymouth Public Schools workers awoke Friday...

Saturday’s News on the Go 12/27

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December 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One person hospitalized after Springfield fire this morning, Southwick residents donate to the Christmas eve fire victims, local officers to attend NYPD officers funeral and more. Stay with ABC40's Brittany Decker...

Car Hits Police Cruiser in I-91 Crash in Hartford

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December 27th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- State police say a trooper's cruiser was struck in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 91 northbound in Hartford. Authorities say the trooper was in his cruiser during a traffic stop Friday evening when the police car was...

Local Police Travel to NYC for Officer Funeral

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December 27th, 2014
AGAWAM (WGGB) - Dozens of State and Local police officers boarded a bus at Six Flags New England this morning with a somber purpose. They're headed to New York City to attend the funeral of Officer Rafael Ramos, killed in the line of duty last...

N. Korea Blames US for Internet Shutdown, Makes Racist Insult Against President

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December 27th, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea is hurling racist comments at President Barack Obama. It's blaming the U.S. for shutting down its Internet amid allegations that its operatives hacked Sony and threatened theaters planning to show the Sony...

NYC Mayor, VP to Speak at Slain NYPD Officer’s Funeral

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December 27th, 2014
John Minchillo/AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of police officers and community members are expected to attend the funeral of a New York City policeman killed with his partner in an ambush shooting. The funeral Saturday at a Queens church...

Man Hospitalized After Springfield Fire Rescue

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December 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - One person had to be sent to the hospital after fire fighters pulled him from his Springfield home early Saturday. According to Denis Leger, Aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner, that fire started in the basement of 125...

Southwick Residents Donate to Christmas Eve Fire Victims

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December 26th, 2014
Southwick, MA (WGGB)---When news of  Wednesday night's fire spread through the town of Southwick, the first reaction for Heather and her coworkers at Nora's restaurant were to reach out and help. "I'm donating all my tips tonight to the...