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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
42°
Overcast
Feels like 35°
Humidity: 64%
Dew Point: 31
Wind: WNW at 16 mph
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Bills Beat Pats in Meaningless Game 17-9

December 28th, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Kyle Orton threw for one touchdown, Anthony Dixon ran for another and the Buffalo Bills finished their first winning season in 10 years with a 17-9 win over the going-through-the motions New England Patriots on...

Ferguson Police Spokesman Suspended after ‘Trash’ Remark

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December 28th, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The Ferguson Police Department has suspended a spokesman after he referred to the Michael Brown memorial as "a pile of trash." A statement that the city provided Saturday to KMOV-TV didn't identify the officer who made the...

Traffic on Boston Road Due to Accident

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December 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A motor vehicle accident on 84 Boston Road on Sunday morning at 11:00 is causing some traffic delay. Dennis Leger, Aide to Springfield Fire Commissioner told ABC40 that the car slipped but the driver got out of the...

Westfield Firefighter Killed by Drunk Driver in Yarmouth

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December 28th, 2014
Photo Courtesy/Yarmouth Police SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- A South Yarmouth man has been charged with motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence after hitting two pedestrians with his van. The Cape Cod Times reports that...

Italy: 1 Dead, 1 Injured in Greek Ferry Disaster

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December 28th, 2014
AP Photo ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- An Italian Coast Guard official says one person died while attempting to escape from a blazing ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea, and another was injured. Giovanni Pettorino told Italy's Sky TG24 TV that the...

Massachusetts Mother Faces Murder Charges

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December 28th, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts woman charged with two counts of murder after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid home faces arraignment. Erika Murray is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Worcester Superior...

Sunday’s News on the Go 12/28

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December 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A plane with 161 people on board goes missing in Indonesia, thousands of people attend funeral of fallen police officer in New York, final day to pay for health connector and more. Stay with ABC40 for more...

Rain Comes to an End this Afternoon

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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...

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...