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This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, some sun, blustery and chilly. Highs: 37-42. (wind chills: 25-35). Winds: W/NW 10-25 mph. Tonight: Clearing skies, brisk & chilly. Lows: 20-25. Winds: Light. Have a great day! First Warning Meteorol ...
Thu, December 18, 2014
40°
Overcast
Feels like 33°
Humidity: 59%
Dew Point: 26
Wind: WNW at 13 mph
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Chilly but Mainly Dry Through the Weekend

December 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It will be brisk and chilly this afternoon under mostly cloudy skies. Although temperatures will touch 40 degrees in many spots a gusty wind out of the northwest will make it feel like it's in the 20s and 30s. Be sure to...

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Teen Charged with Robbing 99-Year-Old Conn. Woman

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December 18th, 2014
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have arrested 17-year-old who they say robbed a 99-year-old woman of her purse while she was delivering cookies to a local community center. Police say the woman was walking outside the L.P. Wilson...

Van on Car in Downtown Holyoke

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December 18th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are investigating after a van ends up on the hood of a car in downtown Holyoke Emergency crews responded to the crash near Dwight and Maple Streets around 11 a.m. Thursday. No other information is...

Search Ongoing for Missing Woman from Orange

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December 18th, 2014
(Cynthia Ayer / Photo Courtesy: NW Mass. Incident Mgmt. Team) ORANGE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Crews from several departments are searching for a missing woman from Orange. Terry Dun, Deputy Team Leader for the Northwest Mass. Incident Management...

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Report: Celtics Discussing Rondo Trade with Mavericks

December 18th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB) -- Recent struggles by the Boston Celtics have Danny Ainge and his staff looking towards the future. Unfortunately, serious growth could mean parting ways with some major star power. According to a report from ESPN.com, the Celtics...

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Eriksson’s Overtime Goal Gives Bruins 3-2 Win Over Wild

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December 17th, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Loui Eriksson's goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in the past six. Carl Soderberg, who...

Rondo Carries Celtics Past Magic, 109-92

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December 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — When the Boston Celtics started playing better defense, the game swung in their favor. It didn't hurt that they hardly missed any shots down the stretch, either. Rajon Rondo had 13 points, 15 assists...

Shoot-Out Goal Lifts Predators Over Bruins, 3-2

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December 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark Zaleski) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro had goals in regulation for Nashville,...



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Teen Charged with Robbing 99-Year-Old Conn. Woman

December 18th, 2014
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have arrested 17-year-old who they say robbed a 99-year-old woman of her purse while she was delivering cookies to a local community center. Police say the woman was walking outside the L.P. Wilson...

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Last Week of Christmas Shopping

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December 18th, 2014
(WGGB) -- It's the final stretch of the holiday season. With Christmas just one week away, many people are scrambling to finish up their shopping. Several retailers are expanding their hours to accommodate busy customers. Toys R Us will be...

Actor Stephen Collins Admits to Sex Abuse of Minors

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December 17th, 2014
(CNN) -- In a statement to People Magazine, actor Stephen Collins admitted to sexually abusing three underage girls. The "7th Heaven" star says he "did something terribly wrong that he regrets." He goes on to say, "any pain I caused these...

Central Texas TV Meteorologist Shot; Gunman Sought

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December 17th, 2014
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, Texas (AP) — Authorities from multiple law enforcement agencies are combing the area around a remote Central Texas television studio where a morning meteorologist was shot in a parking lot after an argument. The Texas...

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U.S. Officials: North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack

December 18th, 2014
The Interview U.S. officials are blaming North Korea for the hack into Sony Pictures Entertainment, NBC News reports. The hack, and subsequent terror threats, have prompted the studio to cancel the theatrical release of Seth...

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Stephen Collins Tells Katie Couric: "I Didn't Want to Have to Deal with These Things Publicly"

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December 18th, 2014
Stephen Collins Days after admitting publicly that he had molested three underage girls from the 1970s to the 1990s, actor Stephen Collins tells Katie Couric, "I'm a human being with flaws." Allegations against...

Who Won Survivor: San Juan Del Sur – Blood vs. Water?

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December 17th, 2014
Jeff Probst And then there were five. The finale of Survivor's 29th season came down to a handful of contestants Wednesday night. Who was the sole Survivor: Keith, Natalie, Missy, Baylor or Jaclyn? Keep...

VIDEO: Watch the Original Cast of The Real World Reunite on OWN

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December 17th, 2014
The Real World: New York Back before Big Brother, Jersey Shore, and , there was MTV's The Real World, a reality show that put seven strangers in one house and captured the ensuing drama on camera for the world to see. The show's...