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Today: Clouds giving way to partly to mostly sunny skies, breezy and cold. Winds diminish later this afternoon. Highs: 21-26. Winds: NW: 8-15 mph. (Wind Chills in the single digits) Tonight: Clear and frigid. Lows: -10 - 0. Winds ...
Wed, January 28, 2015
14°
Few Clouds
Feels like 0°
Humidity: 52%
Dew Point: -1
Wind: N at 13 mph
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Police Identify Victim In Holyoke Homicide

January 26th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Holyoke Police have identified the man who was killed over the weekend. Officers responded to multiple calls for shots fired outside the Caribbean Club at 268 Race Street around 1 a.m. on Sunday. 51-year-old...

Springfield Resident Named Chairman of UMass Board

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January 26th, 2015
University of Massachusetts BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Governor Charlie Baker has named Victor Woolridge as the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the University of Massachusetts. The Springfield resident will succeed current Chairman...

Bishop Rozanski Gives Update On Cathedral High

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The fate of Cathedral High School will soon be decided. Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski met with stakeholders over the weekend for a problem solving session. Alumni, parents, and school administrators...

Thousands Cheer for Patriots at Super Bowl Sendoff in Boston

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January 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON (AP) -- Several thousand fans have gathered at City Hall Plaza in Boston to give the New England Patriots a raucous send-off to the Super Bowl. Mayor Marty Walsh sported a No. 12 Tom Brady jersey as he and other...

Blizzard Postpones Jury Selection in Boston Marathon Trial

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January 26th, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- The judge in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has postponed jury selection because of an impending blizzard. Judge George O'Toole Jr. resumed his individual...

Springfield’s Mayor Discusses Storm Preparations

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno is set to hold a news conference to discuss the city's preparations for the impending Nor'easter. Sarno will be joined by representatives from other city departments, as well as...

No Flights In or Out of Logan During Blizzard

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January 26th, 2015
File Picture BOSTON (AP) — Officials at Boston's Logan International Airport say no flights will be allowed to take off or land at the facility during the height of the blizzard heading to the region. The last flight out of Logan is...

Conn. Governor Orders Travel Ban on State Highways

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January 26th, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered a travel ban on Connecticut highways in response to the expected winter storm. Malloy said Monday the ban is set to begin at 9 p.m. He also said the state's two...

Small Drone Crashes at White House Complex, Origin Unclear

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January 26th, 2015
By NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Secret Service says a small drone crashed overnight at the White House complex while the president was in India. An investigation is underway to determine its origin and...

ABC40 Alert: Avoiding Possible Income Tax Refund Scams

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD,Mass. (WGGB) -- Scam Expert , Steve Weisman talks about ways to protect yourself from income tax identity theft by protecting your social security...

Tractor Trailer Crashes on South End Bridge

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - State and local police are on the scene of a tractor trailer accident just after the South End Bridge on the Springfield side. That accident happened just before 6 o'clock this morning, when the truck went off the road...

Airlines Preemptively Cancel Thousands of Flights Ahead of Storm

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January 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) (WGGB) -- Major airlines are not waiting for the snow to start before cancelling thousands of flights across hubs in the northeast. As of Monday morning, more than 3,200 flights have been grounded in Boston, New...

Jury Questioning to Resume in Marathon Bombing Trial

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January 26th, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- Jury selection is set to resume Monday in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Judge George O'Toole Jr. questioned about 80 people over six days. He has not...

Locals Prep for Snow Storm

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January 25th, 2015
Springfield, Mass (WGGB) - A looming snow storm scheduled to hit Western Massachusetts Monday night had people prepping for the conditions over the weekend. State police issued a warning on Twitter Sunday afternoon, urging everyone to take...

Habitat For Humanity Dedicates Florence Home

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January 25th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chris and Katie Wolcott and their sons Ian and Lukas are the proud owners of a new home in Florence. They are the fifth family to move into the development at the end of Garfield Avenue. Pioneer Valley...