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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM WED. AM THROUGH WED. NIGHT

Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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Murder charge still pending against woman at 102

BOSTON (AP) -- A 102-year-old woman who prosecutors say killed her 100-year-old roommate in a Massachusetts nursing home nearly five years ago faces a second-degree murder charge.

Laura Lundquist is the oldest murder defendant in state history.

Lundquist was 98 when she was charged in 2009 on allegations she strangled Elizabeth Barrow, who was found with a plastic bag tied around her head at the Brandon Woods nursing home in Dartmouth.

Lundquist had a longstanding diagnosis of dementia and was ruled incompetent to stand trial. Since her indictment, she has been held at a state psychiatric hospital, while the murder charge against her remains active.

The Massachusetts Appeals Court is expected to rule soon on an appeal from Barrow's son in his wrongful-death lawsuit against the nursing home. An arbitrator dismissed the suit.
 
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