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Mon, December 22, 2014
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Humidity: 93%
Dew Point: 30
Wind: NE at 1 mph
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N. Korea Threatens Strikes On US Amid Hacking Claims

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...

Freezing Drizzle Possible Monday Night; Heavy Rain Christmas Eve

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December 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – We had a bit of "mood" snow today, which finally made it look like the holiday season! The scattered flurries will continue overnight, but the focus is quickly turning to a freezing drizzle potential Tuesday morning,...

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...

Food Drive in Agawam to Benefit Springfield Rescue Mission

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December 21st, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A local Flea market in Agawam hosted a food drive to benefit Springfield's Rescue Mission. Santa Claus also made an appearance to the event for a great cause. The Springfield Rescue Mission is one of the oldest human...

Bridge to Cape Cod Reopens after Accident

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December 21st, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A bridge to Cape Cod had been temporarily shut down after tractor-trailer struck construction scaffolding on the span. The Sagamore Bridge was expected to be closed for several hours Sunday afternoon. Traffic, which was already...

Commissioner: Boston Police on Alert after Officer Killings

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December 21st, 2014
(Photo BOSTON (AP) -- Police Commissioner William Evans says Boston police are on alert after police officers were murdered in New York City and Florida. WCVB-5 reports Evans called the police attacks a "tragedy" and said it was "sad" that...

Gov. Patrick Reflects on his Tenure, Legacy

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December 21st, 2014
By BOB SALSBERG and STEVE LeBLANC Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- As he prepares to leave office, Gov. Deval Patrick says he is proud of many of the accomplishments of the past two terms. In a wide-ranging interview with the Associated Press,...

West Springfield Police Investigating Multiple Vehicle Break-Ins

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December 21st, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- According to West Springfield Facebook page, over 20 vehicles were broken into on Saturday at 1 a.m. Police officials are warning West Springfield residents in the Mittineague park and Westfield areas to be on...