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Sat, December 27, 2014
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Local Police Travel to NYC for Officer Funeral

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...

Falcons Defeat Wolf Pack 2-1 in Shootout

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December 26th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (WGGB) – The Springfield Falcons defeated the Hartford Wolf Pack, 2-1, in a shootout tonight at the XL Center. The victory moves the Falcons to 21-9-1-0 on the season and 2-0-0-0 in the 10-game season series with the Wolf Pack....

Connecticut Man Charged with Threatening Police

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December 26th, 2014
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut man has been charged with threatening to kill police officers and their families in retaliation for the killings of unarmed black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York. Twenty-eight-year-old...

Grand Jury Indicts Man in Lowell Double Murder

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December 26th, 2014
 WOBURN, Mass. (AP) -- A Middlesex County grand jury has indicted a 28-year-old man in connection with the killings of two brothers in Lowell. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said on Friday that Dara Poum of Chelsea was indicted on...

State Police Investigate Fatal Crash In Franklin

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December 26th, 2014
 MILFORD, Mass (WGGB) -- One man is dead after crashing his car into a abutment and rolled over on Route 495 northbound this afternoon in Milford. The 46 year year old Milford resident was speeding in his 2014 Honda CRV when he...

Michael Brown Memorial Hit by Car, then Rebuilt

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December 26th, 2014
 FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A makeshift memorial to Michael Brown has been restored by his supporters, after it was apparently hit by a car. Social media reports about damage to the memorial started early Friday. Supporters were out before dawn...

Boy out of Hospital after Christmas Eve Fire

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December 26th, 2014
Courtesy: youcaring.com SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) — Investigators say the fire that destroyed a Southwick home on Christmas Eve will be ruled as accidental, undetermined. Meantime the little boy injured in the fire was released from Shriner's...

Trooper Back on Duty After Alleged Pepper-Spraying

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December 26th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A Massachusetts state trooper videotaped appearing to pepper-spray a protester during a Boston demonstration has returned to full duty. State police said on Friday that the apparent victim has not filed a complaint or responded to...

Post Holiday Shopping: Big Crowds, Big Deals

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December 26th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)- The day after Christmas is one of the busiest shopping days of the season. Since Christmas fell on a Thursday this year, many shoppers had Friday off which means more people out than usual. Many hands were full of...

Residents Rally In Support Of Law Enforcement

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December 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After the death of two New York City police officers, there's been a surge of support for law enforcement. Springfield joined with cities across the nation rallying and showing support for police. Residents held...

13 Excused From Jury Pool in Colorado Theater Shooting Case

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December 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool, File) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Twelve potential jurors in the Colorado theater shooting case have been excused because they are prosecution witnesses, and another was dismissed because she works for the...