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Today: Morning rain tapering off by this afternoon otherwise mostly cloudy. Highs: 44-48. Winds: NW 5-10 mph. Tonight: Gradual clearing and colder. Lows: 25-29. Winds: Light. Have a great day. First Warning Meteorologist D ...
Sun, December 28, 2014
43°
Light Rain
Feels like 38°
Humidity: 87%
Dew Point: 39
Wind: SSE at 8 mph
Rocky's
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Rain Comes to an End this Afternoon

December 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- We are waking up to some light rain out there this morning but the good news is the rain will not last all day and it will be another mild afternoon. The rain will taper off as we head into the afternoon. There is...

Indonesia Suspends Air Search for AirAsia Jet

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December 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Trisnadi) By ALI KOTARUMALOS and MARGIE MASON Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An official with Indonesia's search and rescue agency says an air search for the missing AirAsia jet with 162 people on board has been...

Final Day to Pay for Health Connector Insurance Plans

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December 28th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts residents seeking insurance through the state's health connector are facing another deadline. They have until the end of Sunday to pay their first month's premium in order to guarantee coverage on Jan. 1. The...

Man Struck, Killed by MBTA Orange Line Train

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December 28th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Transit police say a man was struck and killed by a northbound MBTA train at the Roxbury Crossing station. Authorities say the unidentified man, who appeared to be in his 30s, was trespassing on the tracks when he was struck by an...

AirAsia Plane Missing With 162 On Board

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December 27th, 2014
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An AirAsia plane with 161 people aboard is missing and search and rescue operations are underway. The jet lost contact with ground control on Sunday after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore. The...

Some Rain Tomorrow, Cooler Next Week

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December 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – High pressure that provided perfect weather the last 2 days is departing to the east. A cold front is approaching and will make for a gloomy end to the weekend in the form of clouds and rain. Overnight, clouds will...

Locals Give the Gift of Life by Donating Blood

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December 27th, 2014
Chicopee (WGGB) - The Red Cross is asking people to consider giving the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood. Dozens of local residents came out to the Moose Family Center in Chicopee Saturday afternoon to make a donation. The...

City Taking Steps To Close Local Consignment Shop

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December 27th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Over the summer, ABC40 did an investigation into several complaints filed against Vanguard Consignment. Now, the city is taking the necessary steps to effectively close the shop. "There's all kinds of complaints...

Easthampton Car Accident Sends Two To Hospital

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December 27th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- A 3 car motor vehicle collision sent two people to the hospital today. The Easthampton Fire Department responded to the car accident around 12:05PM. Two elderly female patients from separate vehicles were...

Falcons Fall to Devils in Overtime

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December 27th, 2014
ALBANY, New York (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons held on tight against the Albany Devils, who gave it their all tonight at the Times Union Center in Albany. After a scoreless first period, the Devils quickly put up two points on the board just...

Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Arrests, Siezure of Illegal Firearms

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December 27th, 2014
(Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A motor vehicle stop on Tuesday led to two arrests and seizure of illegally possessed firearms. A state trooper was on patrol Tuesday afternoon when he saw a 2015 Honda...

Mass.Woman Arrested for Throwing Bacon at the Police “To Feed the Pigs”

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December 27th, 2014
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Massachusetts woman accused of throwing bacon at the Police was arrested on Friday. WCVB reports that 24-year-old, Lindsay McNamara of Ashland, defended herself in  court and said “God told me to go over there and...

Gloucester Mayor will join Baker’s Administration

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December 27th, 2014
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- The mayor of Gloucester is leaving her job for a post in the administration of Republican Gov.-elect Charlie Baker. Carolyn Kirk, a Democrat, has been tapped by Baker to serve as deputy secretary of the Executive Office...

NYC Officer Mourned at Funeral as Tensions Linger

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December 27th, 2014
AP Photo/ Julio Cortez By JONATHAN LEMIRE and MIKE BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted...

School Error Takes Money from Staff Bank Accounts

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December 27th, 2014
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- Some employees in a Massachusetts school district feel like they got a visit from the Grinch. Instead of receiving their paychecks via direct deposit on the day after Christmas, Plymouth Public Schools workers awoke Friday...