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Today: Clouds giving way to a mix of sun & clouds, breezy and cool. Highs: 33-38. Winds: NW 6-14 mph. Tonight: Mainly clear and cold. Lows: 15-20. Winds: Calm. Have a great Friday! First Warning Meteorologist Dan Brown ...
Fri, December 19, 2014
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Feels like 26°
Humidity: 64%
Dew Point: 22
Wind: NNW at 8 mph
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Friday Morning’s News on the Go

December 19th, 2014
(WGGB) - A sad end to an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old NY boy, and police in Springfield investigating a bizarre crash overnight. Those stories and more are in your News on the...

Dry & Chilly as We Head Into the Weekend

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December 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It's a cool, breezy morning with still lots of clouds but the clouds should break apart giving way to some sunshine and  the winds will ease today too. It will be seasonably cool today with highs in the middle to upper...

Amber Alert Cancelled in NY after Missing Boy Found Dead

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December 19th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Police in New York State have cancelled the Amber Alert for a missing five year-old boy, after his body was found near the home from which he was taken. According to our affiliate WTEN in Albany, police found the body of Kenneth White...

TONIGHT AT 5 – 40 Force: Southampton

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December 19th, 2014
SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. Once again this holiday season, the 40 Force is highlighting the best of cities and town across Western...

Pakistan Military Kills 32 Militants in Response to School Massacre

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December 19th, 2014
(Associated Press) ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The Pakistani military says it has killed 32 militants in an ambush in the country's rugged northwest. In a statement Friday the military said the militants were moving through the Tirah Valley of the...

Honor Roll Live: Smith Vocational

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December 19th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — ABC40's Honor Roll Live rolled on again, and this week, we headed to the home of the Vikings - Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School in Northampton. From student groups and clubs, athletes and academic...

Agawam Woman Allegedly Used Daughter in Larceny

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December 18th, 2014
HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- A warrant will be requested for an Agawam resident for larceny, following an incident at the Hadley Target. The 57-year-old customer -- along with accomplices -- used her 25-year-old daughter with Down Syndrome to...

“Parking with Ease” Continues Through Winter Months Downtown

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December 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- City parking is usually anything, but easy and convenient. But now, downtown Springfield has decided to extend their valet parking service through the winter after positive reviews. "It's picking up down here, I...

Driver Hits Person, Monument, and Parked Car in Great Barrington

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December 18th, 2014
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The State Police Accident Reconstruction team was called to Great Barrington Thursday night, after a driver struck a person on a bench. Massachusetts State Police say the driver jumped the curb, hit the...

Vehicle Crashes into Home on Wilbraham Road

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December 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A car crashed into the front of 416 Wilbraham Road in Springfield Thursday night completely tearing off the front porch. The Springfield Police Department and Fire Department arrived on scene. Our ABC40's...

8 Children Killed in Northern Australian City

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December 18th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News' Sharnie Kim on twitter SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian police say eight children have been killed at a home in a northern Australian city. Queensland state police say they were called to the home Friday morning after...

Can Car Safety Features Lower the Rate of Pedestrian Accidents?

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December 18th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- You've driven on this road countless times before, heading to work. Or, you're running late -- and need to quickly run those errands you've been meaning to get to. Our minds can run a million miles a...

Chicopee Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect Near Grattan Street

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December 18th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Police Department was called to the scene of an armed robbery Thursday night. The call came in just after 8:30 p.m. from New Corner Variety on Grattan Street. According to the Police Department's...

Store Owner Arrested in Alleged Food Stamp Scheme

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December 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say the owner of a Springfield convenience store and market has been arrested in connection with the unlawful use of Electronic Benefit Transfer cards and food stamps. Ten illegal gaming machines also were...

Middletown Police Handcuff 10-Year-Old Girl

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December 18th, 2014
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Middletown police say a detective handcuffed a 10-year-old girl as officers arrested her father. A police report says the incident happened just before 9 p.m. Wednesday as 27-year-old Kenneth Ford was leaving a...