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This Afternoon: Cloudy with a few flurries, mainly dry. Highs: 33-38. Winds: N: 2-8 mph. Tonight: Cloudy with freezing drizzle developing. Some icy spots late. Lows: 28-32. Winds: Light N. Have a great afternoon! Dan Brown ...
Mon, December 22, 2014
37°
Overcast
Feels like 37°
Humidity: 81%
Dew Point: 31
Wind: at 2 mph
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LIVE SOON – NY Mayor Bill De Blasio to Speak at Police Charity Event

December 22nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Kevin Case / Wikimedia Commons) NEW YORK (WGGB/AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to discuss the killing of two city officers over the weekend. Officers Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu were...

Volunteers Sought for Cancer Society’s ‘Road to Recovery’ Program

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December 22nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- This holiday season, one of the greatest gifts you can give is your time. Right now, there are many cancer patients in need of life-saving treatment but they are unable to drive. Tom Flanagan from the American Cancer Society and...

Freezing Drizzle for the Morning Commute- Wind Swept Rain for Christmas Eve

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - This afternoon will feature mainly cloudy skies but also mainly dry conditions. It will continue to be chilly with temperatures mainly in the 30s.  As we head into the overnight the flow off the ocean will become a bit...

TUESDAY – ABC40 First Warning Weather Chat

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This week is set to be a busy travel week. However, Mother Nature is set to bring us some soaking rain - just in time for Christmas Eve. So to help answer the question that was on everyone's mind - what would the...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Main and Union Streets, Springfield

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Drivers through a portion of downtown Springfield are being advised of traffic signal problems near one busy intersection. James Leydon, communications director for Mayor Domenic Sarno, says that last Friday, an...

Holyoke to Remember Ofc. John DiNapoli at Candlelight Vigil

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December 22nd, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Holyoke will pause to remember a veteran Holyoke police officer who was gunned down 15 years ago this morning. Officer John DiNapoli was in plain clothes, on administrative duty, when we came upon a man fleeing the...

Tsarnaev Lawyers Invoke McVeigh in Change-of-Venue Request

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December 22nd, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are again drawing parallels between the media coverage of their client's case to the coverage received by Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh in an...

Ex-Officer Not Charged in Fatal Milwaukee Shooting

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December 22nd, 2014
by TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a black man in a downtown park in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Fall Over 7 Cents a Gallon

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December 22nd, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- With a busy travel week upon us, area motorists are seeing some more relief at the gas pumps. A recent survey from GasBuddy.com shows that the average price of a gallon of gas is down 7.5 cents from last week and is now $2.56...

Hernandez Back in Court for Final Pretrial Hearing

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December 22nd, 2014
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez returned to court Monday for what will likely be his final hearing before his murder trial begins next month. Dressed in a dark...

Keeping Personal Information Safe During Final Holiday Shopping Days

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- With the last days of the holiday season upon us, you will want to make sure your personal information stays safe. Scam expert Steve Weisman sat down with ABC40's Emily Volz on 40 in the Morning to talk about how...

Monday’s News On The Go 12/22

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December 22nd, 2014
  REGION (WGGB) -- Shooting comes on the heels of the deaths of two N-Y-P-D officers in Brooklyn on Saturday, hours after the N-Y-P-D shootings another officer was killed in Florida, Police in West Springfield are warning residents about...

N. Korea Threatens Strikes On US Amid Hacking Claims

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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...