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Tonight: Some partial clearing, brisk. Lows: 24-32 (wind chills: 16-24 late). Winds: NW 5-15 mph. Friday: Sun and clouds, breezy and cool. Highs: 30-36 (wind chills: 20s). Winds: NW 6-18 mph. First Warning Meteorologist Ri ...
Fri, December 19, 2014
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Pakistan Military Kills 32 Militants in Response to School Massacre

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...

TODAY ON ABC40 – Honor Roll Live: Smith Vocational

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December 19th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — ABC40's Honor Roll Live rolls on again, and this week, we head 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...

Quiet on the Weather Front Through Weekend

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December 18th, 2014
We will continue to enjoy a nice quiet stretch of as we head into this last weekend of autumn. Skies will average out partly cloudy tonight into Saturday with temperatures on the seasonably cool side. As winds turn in from the east on...

Woman Booked for OUI After Hitting Pedestrian in Chicopee

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December 18th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A portion of Broadway Street in Chicopee is closed, after a pedestrian was hit by a car Thursday night. The pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk, when a woman struck him with her car. The driver remained...

Springfield Fire Responds to Reported Gas Leak

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December 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Fire Department was on-scene of an alleged gas leak, after receiving reports of a gas odor Thursday night. The Fire Department was called to 120 Chestnut Street. Residents from two floors of...

Foxwoods Hiring of Convict Challenged in Court

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December 18th, 2014
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) -- The court operated by the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino has heard a challenge over the hiring of a former tribal councilor who had been convicted of theft charges. Steven Thomas got a human resources...