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Tonight: A few flurries or pockets of light mixed precipitation possible (coating in spots north) then periods of rain overnight. Areas of fog. Lows: 30-36. Winds: Light N/NE. Tuesday: Periods of mostly light rain, tapers to ...
Tue, December 23, 2014
38°
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Feels like 38°
Humidity: 89%
Dew Point: 35
Wind: NNW at 3 mph
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Vigil Held to Honor Officer DiNapoli in Holyoke

December 22nd, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds gathered Monday night to honor a fallen Holyoke Police Officer. People from all over Western Massachusetts paid tribute to Officer John DiNapoli -- on the heels of the deadly shootings of two New York City...

Tsarnaev Lawyers Want ‘Supporters’ Reined In

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December 22nd, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Dzokhar Tsarnaev want court officials to control demonstrations by people who call themselves supporters of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect. In a motion filed on Monday, defense attorneys...

Son Rekindles Family’s Holiday Tradition

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December 22nd, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- John Pastorello made it his mission to rekindle his family's beloved holiday tradition. This year, Pastorello brought back his family's Christmas light display -- something they started together nearly 20 years...

North Korea Back Online

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December 22nd, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Key North Korean websites are back online after an hours-long shutdown that comes amid heightened tensions with the U.S. over Pyongyang's alleged hacking attack on Sony Pictures. Internet access to the North's...

Soggy Stretch into Christmas

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December 22nd, 2014
Two separate storm systems will make it damp around here right into Christmas morning with very little break in-between.  The first storm is a wave of low pressure that tracks just to our south overnight and Tuesday morning.  It brings...

Springfield Landlord Convicted of Fraud and Forgery Charges

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – A Springfield man is behind bars tonight after being convicted in federal court of fraud. Wilkenson Knaggs, 43, was convicted of three counts of mail fraud, two counts of negotiating checks with forgery endorsements, and...

Presumptive Senate President’s Partner Quits Job

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December 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The domestic partner of Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg has quit his job at a public relations company after he was reassigned to the firm's Florida office. The Boston Globe reported Monday that Bryon Hefner abruptly...

Reformed Burglar Tells How to Keep Your Home Safe While Away

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December 22nd, 2014
REGION, Mass. (WGGB)- If going away on vacation for the holidays, it’s important to keep your home safe from criminals. Joe Morrison spent 15 years behind bars for breaking and entering. Now, on a new life track, he's helping the...

Time Running Out to Ship Your Holiday Packages

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December 22nd, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB)- Time is running out to get those last minute gifts and today - the Monday before Christmas - is one of the busiest days for shopping and shipping. The holiday comes around the same time every year, but as...

Knowledge Corridor Hosts Ceremonial Inaugural Ride

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December 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- The inaugural ride of the newly formed "Knowledge Corridor" is in the books. A ceremonial journey from Springfield to Greenfield celebrated the return of rail service up and down the Pioneer Valley. "Just to...

Demolition Plans Finalized In Holyoke Following Collapse

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December 22nd, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) -- The final engineering designs were finalized in Holyoke Monday so crews can begin demolishing the former Essex House building. It partially collapsed a week and a half ago, forcing evacuations of neighboring...

Festival of Trees at Westfield’s South Middle School

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December 22nd, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Decorated pine trees are a sure-sign that Christmas is near. Staff at Westfield South Middle School show students that a tree can be created from ideas and make it a learning experience. Librarian Terry Convery...

Police Investigating Deadly Crash on Route 202 in New Salem

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December 22nd, 2014
NEW SALEM, Mass. (WGGB) -- One person is dead following a two vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Franklin County. The head-on crash happened around 3p.m. on Rout 202 at Route 122 in New Salem. Traffic was rerouted around the crash for more...

Bill Would Require Headlights in Bad Weather

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December 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Motorists would be required to use their headlights during bad weather under a bill approved by Massachusetts House lawmakers. The bill, which passed during an informal session of the House on Monday, requires headlights and...

Chicopee Police Issue Summons After ‘Wings on Pigs’ Facebook Post

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December 22nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Investigators will be issuing a summons against a Chicopee man after what police considered as a threatening post on social media. Chicopee Police say that on Monday, the department was alerted to a Facebook post...