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Today: Cloudy with very light snow and snow showers, especially in the morning. A coating -2". Highest amounts south of Springfield. Highs: 32-36. Winds: Light North. Tonight: Cloudy, dry and chilly. Lows: 25-30. Winds: Light. ...
Sun, December 21, 2014
30°
Unknown Precip
Feels like 25°
Humidity: 93%
Dew Point: 28
Wind: N at 5 mph
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Some “Mood” Snow for the First Day of Winter

December 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -  We're waking up to a bit of snow out there! It certainly looks like the holiday season this morning, on this the the first day of winter! A weak wave of low pressure will continue to bring us some very light snow...

President Obama: No Justification for Murder of NYC Police

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December 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York. Obama says there's no...

2 Cops Ambushed, Fatally Shot in Car; Gunman Kills Himself

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December 20th, 2014
John Minchillo/AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's police commissioner says the gunman who ambushed and killed two officers had made online posts that were "very anti-police." Commissioner Bill Bratton choked up at a news conference...

Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise, but Can Be Prevented

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December 20th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- Just this week alone there have been accidents involving pedestrians in Palmer, Chicopee, Great Barrington, and West Springfield. Earlier this month in Agawam, Northampton and Springfield too. Is the holiday...

Snow Showers To Close Weekend; Heavy Rain Christmas Eve

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December 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – A weak wave of low pressure will bring snow showers to the region tonight and tomorrow, before a much larger storm system drenches the area on Christmas Eve. Scattered snow showers will be in the area overnight,...

Winter Music Jam Held for Veterans to Enjoy

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December 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It started out as a few good friends getting together with one goal in mind: to give veterans an event so that they can simply enjoy themselves. And on Saturday night, that's exactly what local veterans got in...

WWII Club Hosts Holiday Dinner

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December 20th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Homeward Vets and the World War II Club teamed up on their first collaboration: to support the many veteran members in need. Saturday night at the World War II Club on Conz Street in Northampton, veterans were severed...

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized with Pneumonia

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December 20th, 2014
(AP photo) LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -- A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight boxing champion has been hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia. Spokesman Bob Gunnell said Saturday night that the 72-year-old boxing great...

Driver Who Hit and Killed Elderly Woman in Palmer Identified

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December 20th, 2014
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) — The driver involved in a deadly pedestrian accident in Palmer on Friday night has been identified. 70 year-old Geraldine Mariani was driving along South Main Street on Route 32 in Palmer when she hit an 85 year-old woman...

Tractor Trailer Burns Behind Town Fair Tire on Boston Rd.

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December 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Firefighters responded to a tractor trailer on fire behind Town Fair Tire, located at 1736 Boston Rd. in Springfield. The fire was first reported just before 6 p.m. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a...

Chimney Fire Breaks Out at Springfield Home

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December 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A chimney fire broke out Saturday afternoon in Springfield. The Springfield Fire Department was called to 37 Chesterfield Avenue just after 6 p.m. Aid to the Springfield Fire Commissioner Dennis Leger said that...

Electrical Fire Under Investigation in Springfield

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December 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- At least one person has been displaced from their home after an electrical fire broke out in the attic of an apartment complex on Bay Meadow Road. The call came in around 2:15 p.m. Aide to the Springfield Fire...

Community Field Outdoor Ice Skating Begins in Holyoke

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December 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Saturday afternoon the Holyoke's four-season park,Community Field, begins its seasonal skating. Family members and friends can now enjoy outdoor ice skating at the park. Some cool features of the four-season park...

Protesters Against Cuba-US, Plan to Gather in Miami

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December 20th, 2014
photo MGN By KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press MIAMI (AP) -- Protesters waving Cuban flags have started to gather for a demonstration against President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the Castro government. A Cuban opposition...

2 Dozen Injured in Southern Indiana Bus Crash

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December 20th, 2014
SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — More than two dozen people were injured when a double-decker bus traveling from Chicago to Atlanta slid off an interstate in southern Indiana and rolled on its side early Saturday. The bus, operated by Megabus and carrying...