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Today: Becoming mostly sunny. Highs: 43-47. Winds: W 5-10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear and chilly. Lows: 23-27. Winds: SW 3-5 mph. Have a great day. First Warning Meteorologist Don Maher ...
Fri, December 26, 2014
45°
Few Clouds
Feels like 40°
Humidity: 52%
Dew Point: 29
Wind: W at 12 mph
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Holiday Travel Bid by Man Accused in Naked Fall

December 24th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A man who police say fell naked through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan International Airport and then assaulted an elderly man will not be going home for the holidays. The Suffolk District Attorney's office says a...

Pittsfield Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Murder

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December 24th, 2014
PITTSFILED, Mass. (AP) -- An 18-year-old Pittsfield man has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in connection with a shooting last month that led to the death of a man a day later. Peter Campbell, already in jail facing charges connected...

Firefighters Bring Coats to Kids

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December 23rd, 2014
Local firefighters help to keep children warm this winter. Members of the Holyoke Firefighter's Union Local #1693 delivered 200 coats Tuesday evening to the Holyoke Boys & Girls Club. All are brand-new, American-made coats for children who...

Rallies Begin to Show Support For Law Enforcement

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December 23rd, 2014
(WGGB) -- Escalating nationwide turmoil between police and communities have many people coming out to take a stand behind law enforcement. In light of this weekend’s tragedy in New York City and countless internet threats against police...

Ex-President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital

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December 23rd, 2014
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath. Spokesman Jim McGrath said in statement that Bush was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital on Tuesday...

State Police Investigate Fatal Crash In Charlton

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December 23rd, 2014
CHARLTON, Mass. (AP) -- State police say a woman from Maine has died in a multi-vehicle crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The victim of the crash at about 1:40 p.m. Tuesday in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 in Charlton was identified...

Store Owner brings Santa to kids of the South End

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December 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) As we quickly approach Christmas Eve - an inspirational story out of Springfield. A small business owner gives back to the children who live near his store, by giving them a chance to meet the jolly old elf himself. 1st...

Some Boston-Area Cinemas to Show ‘The Interview’

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December 23rd, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Columbia Pictures) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Some Boston-area cinemas are making plans to show "The Interview" after Sony Pictures Entertainment said it would allow a limited theatrical release. Apple Cinemas in...

Teachers Face Layoff Amid Budget Cuts

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December 23rd, 2014
HUNTINGTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- An $18 million budget cut in regional transportation funds has left a local school district under the bus. "I wish I could explain the reasoning's Governor Patrick made that cut and said it didn't impact...

Gas Prices Drop Just In Time For Holiday Travel

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December 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A gift that keeps on giving. Gas prices continue to drop across the state. The price fell another 11 cents last week, making it the steepest weekly decline in 6 years. $2.52 is the average price for a gallon of...

Advice on Getting Children Asleep Ahead of Santa’s Arrival

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December 23rd, 2014
(WGGB) -- Tomorrow night might be the most exciting night of the year for many children, and many parents are all too familiar with the struggle of getting their little ones to bed. Dr. Anthony Jackson from the sleep lab at Baystate Medical...

Businesses Eager For Amtrak Service To Launch

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December 23rd, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass (WGGB) -- It is under a week now until Amtrak service rolls through the Pioneer Valley for the first time in decades, and local businesses are preparing for a boost. Local stops will include Greenfield, Northampton, and...

Southwest Jet Loses Wingtip in LaGuardia Airport Incident

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December 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Jenny Kao) By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ NEW YORK (AP) — Some Christmas fliers got their wings clipped — literally. Two jets at New York's LaGuardia Airport got a little too close for comfort Tuesday morning, with one ripping the...

Six People Arrested Following Two Drug Raids in Ware

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December 23rd, 2014
WARE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Six people are facing drug-related charges following two separate raids in Ware on Tuesday. Ware Police Chief Dennis Healey says that Tuesday morning, officers executed search warrants at two town addresses - one at 97A...

Dow Tops 18,000 as Market Reaches New Highs

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December 23rd, 2014
(AP) -- The Dow Jones industrial average is breaking through another milestone, closing above 18,000 points for the first time following more encouraging news on the U.S. economy. The government reported early Tuesday that the economy grew at...