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. good saturday morning, everybody. look at the snow. thankfully, it's not going to last. and we're in for a big weekend warm-up. should be careful. some people love the snow. >> that is true. >> and some love it, some don't. >> and that is for everybody today. i'm kerry connolly with pamela gardner. it's going to be a warm weekend. >> it is. performs into the 50s this afternoon. we have had everything. snow, sleet and rain and
the temperatures into the mid- to upper 30s and 40s into southeastern mass and that is mostly rain here on doppler radar. you saw in the video, we had a brief period of snow. now, the temperatures are warm enough that we're dealing with the rain on the outer cape and steady showers, rain showers specifically from fitchburg to wooster and into the boston area. and these will pretty much run out in intensity. and as it moves toward boston, we'll have a couple of showers and that is about it. a bit of a wintery mix in the higher elevations, the berkshires and into the northern parts of new england. and that is where we will have fresh no and -- fresh snow. and this is out of here, dry and mostly sunny, temperatures comfortable around 50 degrees for the highs and more on the way for sunday as well and tracking 9 next chance of snow in just a bit. -- tracking the next chance of
device going on. >> and four firefighters are at the hospital right now injured in a blaze in brighton. one fire department official tells wbz last night that it almost became the worst night roll call. julie has more. >> and out of the window. >> reporter: the fire in brighton went to three alarms. >> and i can see there were a roof. i can see there were flashlights and that there was a lot of smoke inside. >> reporter: after 7:30 friday, the focus turned to the firefighters inside. >> and in the attic, that goes off and having trouble getting in there. >> and that is the one of the day of the life. >> reporter: one personal alarm was sounding and crews will read some of the own and were trapped -- trapped in the attic. >> and heard a couple of alarms going off and did as he was trained.
>> reporter: and firefighters went into search-and-seizure mode and everyone was accounted for after a few moments. as it turns out, officials say a system feature may have triggered the scare. >> if you stand still and don't move for the third -- for 30 seconds, the alarm signifies to the alarm system that you may be in some type of trouble. >> and not everyone is -- that and they will, you know, look into this further. >> reporter: seven adults have been displaced and one dog is still missing and a cigarette is to blame. in brighton, julie longcheck, wbz this morning. and meanwhile, a state trooper to the rescue after a teenager falls through the ice. his friends formed a human chain to keep him above water until help arrived. it was a dramatic scene in the park. the 15-year-old was trying to retrieve a soccer ball that
the teen who weighs 220 pounds, fell into the ice and several friends held on to him like a human chain and couldn't get him out. and that is when the troop -- the trooper arrived. he was able to pull the boy out of the icy water and over a five-foot wall to safety. >> he was in shock, basically. and he could have moved and when assisted his friends, you know, we pulled him up by his apartments -- arms and got him up on to the water and on to the ground. i was happy i was nearby. i was able to get to the scene quickly and that was a job well done by everyone involved. >> the teen was neck deep in the water for five minutes and he was taken to the hospital but is expected to be fine. and thankful to his friends and a trooper who showed up just in time. some sad news this morning. the five-month-old baby girl hit by a car in roxbury has died. her mother is still in the hospital with serious injuries. the accident happened as they
thursday night. the driver did stop and is cooperating with police. so far, no charges have been filed. a 19-year-old from framingham is charged with an armed assault that forced umass amhurst into lock counsel. -- lockdown. he surrendered to police on friday. the night before, he pistol whipped a student in the freshman dorm. they're looking for the second suspect but they don't believe this was a random attack. and time for campaign 2016, two big tests in the race for president. a republican primary in south carolina is now hours away. donald trump is leading but ted cruz is gaping ground. the race is tight between trump and cruz, the victory could be a crippling blow to the cruz campaign. south carolina is a hot bed of conservative evangelical voters, the kind that will make up a part of the voters that will take part in supertuesday on march 1st. for the democrats, the
their contest is today and this is too close to call between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. nevada's only been holding caucuses since 2008, and that year, hillary clinton won. she's been holding the get out the vote events like this in las vegas. the state was supposed to be a so-called firewall for clinton because it's a largely minority population. she had a 20-point lead in polls a few months ago and they hoped that a recent momentum could help by encouraging her backers to get out to the polls. and either way, sanders -- too concerned and got a late start in the state and has been busy making up for loss time. according to "the new york times," he didn't have a single staff member in nevada until october, and since then, he opened 12 campaign offices and spent twice as much on advertising as clinton has in the state. 35 delegates are up for grabs there. and this weekend will be a
campaign and will likely set the pace for super tuesday when voters in massachusetts join 12 others in heading to the polls. here's more on where each candidate is focusing now. >> reporter: boycott apple. >> reporter: donald trump surging americans to boycott apple products until the company helps the u.s. government unlock the cell phone of one of the san bernadino attackers. the gop front runner is not shy campaign trail. am straight. i tell it straight and like it is. >> reporter: he once held a double-dinned lead and a poll shows him five points ahead of cruz. >> the next 24 hours, we're fighting to determine if the next generation will have the same constitutional liberties everyone of us has been blessed to enjoy. >> reporter: democrats hillary clinton and sanders are running neck-in-neck in nevada, ahead of saturday's caucuses. the first real test of their appeal to minority voters. >> and i am really excited for the hispanic community right now.
>> reporter: nevada is more than 25% latino and immigration reform is a major concern there. >> i like people that come out of the shadows under immigration reform. i want them to register. i want them to be on a path to citizenship. >> reporter: sanders agrees. >> the congress does no the do its job, we will use the executive orders inherent in the presidency. >> reporter: i'm ken mccloud, wbz news. >> stay with wbz and cbs news tonight from results from south carolina and nevada. also, jon keller will break it down for us on the wbz news at 11 tonight with a special focus on what the national results mean for massachusetts voters who head to the polls in 10 days. 13 nits -- states in all hole primaries or cauc-- all primaries or caucuses will hold their voting. and the largest cath wreck church for late supreme court justice scalia.
the first lady joined thousands of people paying their respects in front of his casket in the gray hall in the supreme court. the president won't attend today's mass at the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception. the white house suggests the security detail would be too disruptive. and we have all heard about kanye west's big debt. a local businessman wants to help the rapper dig out, but there is a catch. we'll tell you about it. >> and first, a local hospital races to repair bad damage from a busted pipe. we'll tell you when they expect to reopen. pamela. >> and time to look at more of the weather watcher reports. we always love to hear what you're experiencing at home. according to john and hanover, 40 degrees with the pressure falling and intermittent light showers. rain showers passing through now. a bit of a wintery mix for some and all of the precip moves out and we have spring-like
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after a devastating flood there. and this shows what happened after the pipe burst inside the hospital. and the veteran's administration is expecting most of the hospital to reopen by monday, some areas could be closed as much as eight weeks. >> and some reports of the pipes that burst. >> i know. >> and so men issue -- many issues. >> right. >> and not the case. >> which is amazing. it was such a short little stretch there. >> and defense. >> it was. >> and that is goings to be beautiful this weekend. >> and fantastic weather. temperatures into the 50s today and tomorrow and a touch of spring before we track another chance of snow and a couple of chances, actually. i want to keep you up toicate on some world weather across the board here. we have a powerful cyclone moving through figi at this time. tropical cyclone winston made landfall in figi and equals a category 5 at one point and up to 255 miles per hour wind
with the storm and reports of outages and some flights cancelled and as this continues to move to the west and we're dealing with a few light rain wintery mix. at one point, we had light snow showers and put a gusting of accumulation for our friends north of the mass pike and things have melted and temperatures are going up. we're up to 40 degrees in boston and some rain showers moving off the outer cape at this time and moving out to sea and another batch of rain here continues to push through wooster county -- worcester county and fitchburg and this is continuing to fizzle out toward boston. shower chance before the morning is said and over. this is the timing to show you the last push of precipitation and as we go throughout the morning. you see it diminish and we'll keep a chance of an isolated shower through noon and fantastic weather. and to the north here, we'll have a wintery mix and some
and that is for the skiers. but, the rest of us dry and mostly clear. overnight, no weather troubles, sunday morning and easy conditions. the temperatures in the 30s into the 50s by sunday afternoon and feeling like spring, for sure. sunday night into monday, tracking the next chance of some. i will show you that in a minute. temperatures in the 30s and 40s to show you we're warm in taunton now. 46 degrees, actually, and hour- by-hour, temperatures increase to the mid-40s and the lower 50s and 1:00 p.m., 51 degrees in boston and mostly sunny skies and today, a high of 53. overnight, 37 and not too cold out there. partly cloudy skies and sunday, lots of sunshine, pleasants and 50 degrees and into monday morning, a couple of cold fronts moving through and this front will bring a chance of a
and doesn't look like too much snow accumulation and into the rest of the tuesday and another chance of snow moves in and we have a first chance monday night, sunday morning and second chance mid-week next week into wednesday and thursday and looking like a east coast storm and very interesting here and there are a lot of inconsistencies and we'll keep you updated throughout the week and near 60 for thursday. kerry? >> and that is insane. thank you. and it's 6:16. and plenty of people offered to help kanye west 53 off his debt and it's hard to know which offers are serious but a local man said he could take his to the bank. and the ceo of a website called
west that amount into his projects. he sent proof to the rapper and a letter detailing the proposal. there are a few catches. he said that west has to create music that is positive and enriches the lives of americans and sells well, too. west also has to agree to let be frugal's chief financial officer audit the star's spending, meaning no more $40,000 fur coats. and west also has to be nice to taylor swift because his own daughters are big fans. >> you know what? i like it. i think that is fair. we'll see what happens with that. >> 6:17 right now. remembering a famous author who never wanted to be famous. coming up, what a close family friend said you might know about harper lee. >> and as we head to break today, is it your birthday today? are you an aquarius?
. welcome back. the literary world is morning two well-queen authors this morning. italian scholar umberto eccho died in his home in milano friday at the age of 84. he wrote a movie the lows and books. his works aim to interpret culture through signs and symbols, including religious cartoons. harper lee's first novel was the one that immotoritallized her name. the author of to kill a mockingbird died yesterday at the age of 89. she won the pulitzer prize in 1971 and it became a required reading for school kids, a story of racial ingestis in a small southern up to. she shut away from publicity. but to those who knew her personally, she was a towering figure. >> what will you miss most
>> her warmth. and her sipper isity. and i am glad to say i was her friend and alice's friend. >> as of last year, more than 40 million copies of to kill a mockingbird have been sold. and still to come, a long way from home. a seal takes a strange trip on cape cod. >> and is it your lucky day? you never know. you have to be in it to win it.
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. welcome back. it's 6:26. if you're walking on a beach, you would not be surprised to see a seal but what about on a roadway? he was found on the side of the road in orleans. the seal came ashore slithered under a fence and across the street. the seal was taken back to the beach and checked out and released into the water. what a cutie. i am glad he was all right.
house sold a piece of "the this is a 45-box archive for the author who wrote the godfather and including the working draft manuscript for the novel that he originally called mafia. the high bidder got a 1965 olympia typewriter believed to be the one that was used to write the book and handwritten edits on the manuscript. refuse. and much more ahead this morning. pamela is back with a nice weekend warm-up and the cooldown that follows. so confusing, right. also ahead, a trial and a cold case. the family of the murdered woman said that there is no justice. . >> here in fort myers, day one of the pitcher and catcher workouts. we're talking about price, position, and pressure.
. good morning, everybody. 6:31 and glad you're waking up with us. i'm kerry connolly and pamela gardener and you're in for a spring like weekend and am a crazy or did i smell it? >> you can smell it. >> right? >> and just a bit. >> yup, with a touch of a few showers this morning and start tower -- starts to feel like the season out there and we'll keep going up from there and we had a brief period of light snow, and especially into northern parts of new england and anything that accumulated
the 40s and 50s this afternoon. and doppler radar into some areas where the rain and a couple of areas of drizzle and sprinkles around boston with the steadier rain into the west and into worcester and 495. the wintery mix into the berkshires and into the north as well and this is that system here and it's a bigger scope of the system, to show you it's continuing to track to the east and over the next few hours, all of the precip moves out and we have clearing skies this afternoon and a high of 53 degrees with a southerly breeze and fantastic temperatures, another great day for sunday as well and our next day of chance -- chance of snow will move in on sunday and on to wednesday. i will go through the details later. curry? >> thank you so much. checking our top stories now. four firefighters went to the hospital while battling a difficult fire in brighton last night. thankfully, none of the injuries are life-threatening
carelessly decided cigarette started the blaze and seven people are staying elsewhere and one resident said the dog is still missing. and a state trooper with comings to the rescue of a teenager. friends say the 15-year-old was going after a soccer ball when he fell in and they formed a human chain to keep a hold of him until the trooper was able to get him out of the canal and over a five-foot wall. and today, a south carolina primary could clear the still crowded slate a poll shows that donald trump leads with 32% and ted cruz at 19 and marco rubio with 18%. and nevada holds the democratic caucus, the first chance for clinton and sanders in a more racially diverse state. clinton had an early lead but the most recent polls show the race is to close to call.
the case went cold for decades trial. now, the verdict is in and it's only bringing up painful memories for the family. exclusive. >> was shocked and was sitting there with my sister-in-law and she just broke down. >> reporter: it's been 42 long years since his young witch was brutally killed and in a matter of hours, he said that a shot at closure was shattered. on friday, seven-year-old guthrie was accused of murdering 21-year-old eileen farrow. >> and i am mad aswell and i'm not going to take it now. what happened was a travesty of justice and it was -- i can't say how bad it was. >> reporter: in 1974, eileen was found in her home, her neck
decades later, new dna technology linked a penny-sized dot of blood found at the crime scene to guthrie. the georgia man's dna was in a data base from a previous rape convection but that conviction remained unmentioned at trial. the ruling of the judge. >> she didn't feel it was similar enough crime. >> reporter: the jury found plausability in the defense's argument that guthrie could have cut himself while moving furniture into the home the day before the crime. >> and there was enough doubt that said, yeah, there is not enough evidence to say guilty. >> reporter: despite his claims that a murderer was set free, tony only hopes that memories will live on of a beautiful woman. >> she was a wonderful girl. now. >> reporter: he told me the victim of the rape for which guthrie was convicted actually sent him and eileen's family a
was set to dave before the judge's ruling. moller. and if you have any information to help police catch a serial bank robber, the $20,000 check. and that doubles the previous incognito band it. the slender african-american man is in dark clothes where -- and wears shocks over the shoes and threatens tellers with a black semi automatic handgun. and he held up five bank since september and most recently, billerica. and -- charged with road rage and now getting treatment for ptsd. investigators said that ian about, agan pointed a gun at another driver in wellesley. she was security guard by his experience as a medic in afghanistan. the judge ordered him to get treatment at the va hospital. and marking the anniversary of one of new england's
great white set fire to the flammable phone insulation at the station night club in west warwick, rhode island. 100 people died in the flames as people panicked to get out and more than 200 others were injured. organizers raised $1.6 million of the $2 million goal to erect a memorial on the site. in fact, construction has already begun. and funeral services will be held for the late supreme court justice anthony scalia. it will be at the country's largest roman catholic church. joe biden and his wife will attend but it's who won't be there that is raising eyebrows. >> reporter: president obama and the first lady arrived at the supreme court on friday afternoon to pay their respects to the late justice antonin scalia. has body arrived hours before. the former law clerks lining the steps as he entered the
and inside, his son led a short service. >> our father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. >> reporter: denise and kevin o'donnell travelled from philadelphia for the public viewing. >> despite all of what is going on with the politics, it was nice to be able to see something done with a lot of respect and a lot of honor. >> he was a man of faith and lived and practiced that. >> reporter: and -- the lines wrapped around the block twice and visitors are here from across the country. many didn't agree with his views but admired his work still. >> and i am a lawyer and i respect the justices and the offices they hold and he really, i thought, did a lot for bringing the public into the court. >> reporter: and his fellow justices will remember him as more than just a conservative. ruth bader ginsburg called him
are on the field and looking good. dan roche has an update and a local college hockey team is on the edge of perfection. the game tonight that can make history. pamela. >> and we have a fantastic forecast for you and even though we're dealing with light rain showers at this time clearing out this afternoon and on the way to a high of 53 degrees and more coming up in the seven-day forecast. and first, we have a second question of the morning. the polarvoer tex in winter is
. we are following breaking news out of fall receiver now. the crews are on the scene of a raging mill fire there and intense flames broke out of the building on weaver street. the fire chief said when he arrived on the scene, he could see flames shooting from eight windows on the second floor. the smoke was picked up on weather radar. the fire is still burning now and we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it. and men while, the celtics taking on the jazz in utah. boston's first game since the all-star break. it was a rough night. they shot 37% and -- thomas led the team with 25 points. the celtics lose 111-93 and there is a pick -- picking on
and senior day for the boston college women's hockey team friday afternoon before the last regular season home game and this group deserves all of the honors it gets. another win, 7-1 over providence. and the hockey east champs are an incredible 33-0, one regular season game left and a win today, a providence, would make them the first hockey east team ever. women or men and to go undefeated in conference play. obviously, it's special, you know. and having a record like that is -- extremely proud of our team for that and they worked hard this year and to have a record like that and -- that is amazing. and i be they're proud and i am proud of them for it. >> and -- [ indiscernible ] good luck against providence, girls and woman have -- we have the results tonight at 11. >> and pitchers and catchers are on the field today and dan
in fort myers as camp gets underway and this is stan. >> reporter: under 1500 showing up in a beautiful day for baseball here in fort myers and day one officially of pitchers and catchers working out the first time this spring. under sunny florida skies and the watchful eyes of the president, david price stood out as the 2 entertain million dollars ace threw a -- and made it look effortless. and one pitcher who has been shodoing him, rodriguez and the 22-year-old is trying to be like price. >> and he's one of the best pitchers in baseball and how, how controlled -- and -- [ indiscernible ] the situation and he's elected, you know. >> reporter: and he tossed the -- and spoke about the pressure of closing in a big market like boston.
end of the game and -- [ indiscernible ] and let everyone go home happy. >> reporter: a big story this spring, one-time shortstop ramirez moving from left field to first base this season. >> and not everyone can go short and a lot of people can play short and we have to go out there every day and keep better. >> reporter: he was asked if he has a lot to prove to red sox fans after a tough 2015. >> and definitely, you know. i got here more than 19 homers and go to the play-offs and win the series. >> that was the word from the manager and looks like pedroia monday and caved ortiz monday as well and the first workout wednesday in the fort. i'm dan roche, wbz sports. >> and thank you so much. and cleaning it up, pamela. >> oh, my goodness in. >> and -- . >> yeah, actually -- [ indiscernible ]
>> we have a nice weekend. >> uh-huh. >> and 50s on the way today and tomorrow and another chance of snow. and some ups and downs here and we almost feel like spring the next few days. we're tracking the chance of a wintery mix and the elevations. although, most of us are dealing with light rain as temperatures are above freezing and overnight, we had some light snow that fell into the southern portions of new hampshire. anything that accumulated will continue to melt through the morning and temperatures running in the 40s from boston to brockton and plymouth and new bedford as well and we move out in that forecast, the rest of the day is shaping up to be fantastic. mostly sunny skies and wonderful conditions and some clouds passing through and keeping that wintery mix in northern parts of new england and the rest of us dry for sunday afternoon as well and
noon hour and some clouds passing through and that is it and snow develops on sunday night into monday morning and giving us the first chance for a bit of a wintery mix. i will have more on that in just a moment. temperatures in the 30s and taunton and in falmouth. and in boston, the temperatures in the 40s until this afternoon and with that 51 degrees by 1:00 and under full sunshine and a southerly breeze. the highs in the mid- to upper 50s and 52 in fledging on the and norwood, 57 degrees and 55 in taunton and the lows in the 30s and most locations will stay above freezing and 40 for the low in boston and sunday, us. pleasant conditions, 50 degrees and the average high this time of the year should be 40 and tomorrow. a couple of chances for snow and first chance is sunday night into monday morning and
dusting of snow for that monday morning commute and most of us should be dry in any snow. whatever develops is not lasting long. we have highs in the lower 40s for monday afternoon. mid-week next week, and this is where we're keeping track of. this is where forecast models are having a tough time getting consistent on what is going to happen and stay tuned. the biggest potential is midweek. the east coast storm and tracking into the west in today's model ruins -- runs and means more of a lane maker into wednesday and thursday, opposed to a snow maker and any snow is brief and notice the high temperatures and the coast of 60 degrees for the end of the week and that looked like yesterday returning colder and warmer the end of the week. it's that time of the year and weather trivia time. the second question of the morning. the polar vortex in winter is
>> my audio guy. >> yeah. >> telling me to go with c and i'm going to trust him. should i? >> under. >> okay. >> and nice, michael. and this year, it's been far to the north and that is always a -- and the polls. >> uh-huh. >> and the north poll for us. sometimes a piece of that breaks off to give us the bitter cold and not so much this year. >> thank you. and one of boston's most elite schools is shaken by controversy. the superintendent speaks out about accusations of racism at
. some athletes are already reconsidering whether they will attend the rio olympics. good news from the world health organization, the agency believes that the number of zika virus cases will be way down in intra will -- brazil by the time of the summer games. theil i -- illness might be linked to birth detects and experts believe they will move through the population and many will have developed an immunity before the august games in rio begin. and the boston public school system said that it didn't do the right thing when an incident involving a racial slur and a threat was reported at boston latin school. now, the superintendent is vowing to fix the problem.
their concerns about how the school handles racial intolerance and that spurred an internal review that looked at seven incidents over the past year alone. the report finds that one of those incidents was mishandled. >> when racially egregious remarks were made by students, they were not properly investigated, communication was not properly done. and so those issues need to be addressed. >> and so the new report makes a long list of recommendations, including training for students and staff and an antiracism initiative. superintendent tommy chang plans to implement the recommendations in the entire school system. and still ahead, the video we have to see to believe. how firefighters were able to defuse a dangerous situation
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and someone posted the video of the armed monkey attacking shingles on the bar and having a good time. before that, they say having a little guy was waiving the knife at the male customers. firefighters were able to capture and release it into the wild, once, of course, it sobered up. >> a very good time. the monkey -- top stories and up. you know what?
. breaking news right now at 7:00. a massive mill fire is burning in fall river. >> and moments for firefighters battling a house fire in brighton. the alarm that led to a mayday call. >> and the way to rescue a teenager who fell through thin ice. how friends kept him above the water. plus, in two states, they're making their voices heard today. the final push in south carolina and nevada.
you made it to the weekend and i am kerry connolly with pamela gardener and they're like the forecast looking nice. >> amazing temperatures on the way and plenty of sunshine later today and into tomorrow and we have to get through a chance of a wintery mix this morning and most of us dealing with the rain and that is going to stay the rain and temperatures are above freezeing from worcester to boston and south and east. into the north and especially the higher elevations into vermont and new hampshire, we have more of the wintery mix and the doppler radar, we zoom in and we have one shower around marlborough and that has since tapered off a few sprinkles outside of the boston at this time and with most of the steady rain farther into west-central massachusetts and more of the wintery mix there hampshire. moving toward concord. the satellite radar picture shows us this is the push of clearing skies. hour-by-hour forecast, the temperatures will be in the 40s for this afternoon with a
sore into the mid-50s for the highs later on today before sunset. and coming up in a few minutes, tracking more and more warmth on the way and when we can see close to 60 degrees and a couple of chances of snow. kerry. >> all right, pamela. thank you so much. and we're following that breaking news from fall river now. the crews are on the scene of the raging mill fire. the intense flames broke out at the building on weaver street. the fire chief said when he arrived, he could see flames shooting from eight windows on the second floor. smoke from the fire was picked up on weather radar. the fire is still burning right now. we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it. -- going on. >> tense moments for firefighters battling a house fire in brighton as we feared one of their own was in trouble alarm.
hospital with minor injuries. the fire broke out at the home around 7:30 last night. and firefighters game became concerned when none of the personal alarms started going off and so they called a mayday. they went into search and moments. everyone was accounted for. the assistant -- [ indiscernible ] triggered the scare. dome. move for 30 seconds, the alarm signifies to the alarm system that you may -- some type of truck. >> and the fire chief said they will look further into what triggered that alarm. seven adults are displaced and a dog is still missing. meanwhile, a dramatic rescue in fall river. a teenager falls through thin ice and his friends formed a human chain to keep him above water until help arrived. the 15-year-old is trying to retrieve a soccer pale ball
the teen who weighs 220 pounds fell through the ice. his friends tried and couldn't get him out. that is when the trooper duart arrived. he was able to pull the boy out of the icy water and out of a five-foot wall to safety. >> and he was in shock, basically and couldn't move. and i assisted his friends, you know, reporting -- pulling him up by the arms and got him up on to the water on to the ground. i was happy it was nearby and was able to get to the scene quickly. and it's -- a job well-done by everyone involved. >> and the teen was neck deep in the water for about five minutes. he was taken to the hospital and is expected to be fine and thankful to his friends and the trooper who showed up just in time. and some sad news to report. the five-month-old baby girl died. her mother is still in the hospital with serious injuries. the accident happened as they thursday night.
filed. and a 19-year-old from framingham is charged with an armed assault that forced umass amhurst into a lockdown. she surrendered to police thursday night, he pistol whipped a student in a freshman dorm. they're looking for a second suspect now and say this was not a random attack. and two -- to campaign 2016 for president. republican voting in the south carolina primaries. polls show donald trump with the lead but ted cruz gaining ground and the democrats will caucus in nevada today and this one is too close to call between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. wbzs ken mccloud looks closer at how the candidates spent the final full day campaigning. >> boycott apple. >> reporter: donald trump surging americans to boycott apple products until the company helps the u.s. government unlock the cell bernardino attackers.
about speaking his mind on the campaign trail. >> one of my problems is that i am straight. i tell it like it s. >> reporter: he once held a double-digit lead in south carolina. a poll released on friday shows him five points ahead of ted cruz. >> the next 24 hours, we are fighting to determine if the next generation will have the same constitutional liberties every one of us is blessed to enjoy. >> reporter: hillary clinton and bernie sanders are running neck-in-neck in nevada ahead of saturday's caucuses. the first real test of the appeal to minority voters. >> and i am really excited for the hispanic community right now. we have a lot of impact. >> reporter: nevada is more than 25% latino and immigration reform is a major concern there. >> and i want people to come out of the shadows under the u.s. immigration reform and i want them to register. i want them to be on a path to citizenship. >> reporter: sanders agreed. >> and congress is not doing
executive orders inherent in the presidency. >> ken mccloud, wbz news. and stay with w interest, z and cbs news for results in south carolina and nevada. and jon keller will be breaking it down tonight as well on the wbz news at 11. after today's vote, the campaign shifts to super tuesday which, is on the first of march. 13 states, including massachusetts, hold primaries or caucuses and with nearly a quarter of all delegates needed and noing as -- nominations up for grabs. >> a private funeral had been held for supreme court justice scalia. president obama will not attend. they were among the thousands of people paying their respects yesterday and they paused in front of the casket in the great hall at the supreme court. vice president joe biden and his wife will be among the dignitaries attending today's funeral. and coming up this morning, a new push to crack down in boston. and new surveillance video showing a huge mess when a pipe bursts at a local hospital.
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. welcome back. a fund raiser is coming up this week and will help people helping the homeless. and joining us is matt prichard, the president and executive director of home start. matt, thank you for coming in this morning. >> thank you. >> and it's a delight to be here. >> and for those who don't know about the home start program, start with that and give us an idea of how it got started and a little bit about the mission. >> sure. it's to end and prevent homelessness in greater boston and we started about 20 years ago and what we're doing is we work with every shelter in boston and cambridge to house people living in shelters and we're working on the front end before family spirals into a cycle of homelessness to prevent it from happening in the first place. >> and you prevent it. and if you can't, after they're in a shelter -- limit iser, you
>> last year, we -- housed 680 people living on the street in boston. >> uh-huh. >> we'll get a phone call into the shelter and work with the individual until they're permanently housed. 680 people is substantial number of folks in this housing mark. with the prevention services, we prevented 407 families who are living at or below the poverty level from experiencing homelessness in the first place and there are folks on the edge of about being --ing abouting homeless because of an untun -- unanticipated crisis and we will work with them over 12 months and 98% of the families, we prevent the eviction from happening and maintain the housing. >> and that is incredible. and we have a special fund raiser coming up? >> i cycle fund raiser is a unique fund raiser, happening thursday, the 25th. >> uh-huh. >> and at 1 international place in boston. and it's a stationary bike
we have spin classes from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and it allows individuals and corporate groups raise a lot of fund and awareness for people in the street. we're braving elements for an hour knowing the number of people live their lives on the streets. >> i have to say i did this last year with my producer sam. we were freezing but it was so much fun to know it was for such a good cause. it was wonderful. tell us about some of the success stories now. we always love to hear that from a to z. >> oh, my goodness. there are thousands of success stories and, you know, years ago, i, i lived and worked in the shelter and one of my bunch meats -- bu in, k meats was living in the car with his son and he had this whole narrative of adventure for his son so the son would know they were really homeless. a teacher figured out they were living in the car and removed
dcf was there at school and picked him up. i worked with that person closely the next six months. we hospital -- he went to a shelter and worked his tail off to find permanent housing for his son. so, we can do that and reunit them and that is -- reunite them. >> and when there are kids involved, it's emotional. >> uh-huh. >> and what if someone wants to volunteer and help out. is there a way to do that? >> come and sent us on thursday, the 25th -- sent us on thursday on the 25th. >> uh-huh. >> and if you can't join us, come to our website, icycleriders.com and there is a special campaign this year. if anyone enters 100 or more, they will be entered into a raffle to get a round-trip to the espy awards in los angeles in july. so, that is red carpet after party, round trip airfare, hotel stay, $100 or more and you're entered into the rapheel?
when a pipe burst during the extreme cold. and the video has been sped up. you can see water and debris blowing in. most of the hospital should reopen on monday. some parts will stay closed for up to 8 weeks. and water damage, the worse. and it was a short stint and such a shame. >> yes. >> and that is warm for the weekend. >> and same fever here. >> and into the 50s for today and tomorrow. and into the north. the slopes are going to feel fantastic. spring like skiing here. the high of 43 for today and 40 degrees for sunday. and there is a chance across the higher elevations at this time and into sunday, 40 degrees and doppler radar, looking at the temps right now in the upper 30s and lower 40s
through and that is turning into more rain and that is as temperatures are above freezing and that is some good news here and the forecast, you see the few rain showers pushing through the boston area and that will stay in place this evening. a few clouds passing through and other than, that a beautiful forecast and some temperatures in the 50s today and tomorrow and moving through later sunday ahead of the next system and you go through in just a moment. and temperatures running in the 30s and 40s. 44 degrees in boston. 43 degrees chatham and hour-by- hour forecast, the temperatures will be in the 40s and 50s for the rest of the afternoon. with 50s, 51 degrees and there you go in your hour for boston. and we don't stop there. we have a high of 53 degrees this afternoon. and with the southerly breeze. overnight, 37. under a partly cloudy sky and for sunday, pleasant once again. fifty degrees and you're
and we expect it monday night into sunday morning and a low mover and by 6:00 a.m., we might see a brief wintery mix and a quick coating of snow and not a huge system for us or a big concern and anything that we do get will melt monday afternoon. a couple of chances of snow will remain and that is going to be sunday night into monday. the bigger chance, look to be mid-week next week and the forecast models are tracking the center of the system and farther to the west, for us, more of a rain potential and might see a quick mix first and change into rain. the east coast event, we might be dealing with some coastal issues as we see some winds and stay tuned. we'll keep you updated on that and your seven-day forecast, we will continue to be in the 30s for tuesday. then back into the 50s for the end of the week. kerry. >> and the sum of warmth makes you happier, doesn't it? >> yes. >> thank you, pamela.
a new push to keep kids in boston from skipping school. the white announced the plan to appear mentors -- pair mentors with students to end high absenteeism. boston is one of 10 cities to participate in the program and will rebin go with students -- will begin with students in 6th grade to 9th grade and low- incomes and chronic absenteeism. in a few years, the program will expand to kindergarteners to high school seniors. the boston pop is out with the spring lineup and it's a schedule. john williams will join the conductor keith lockhart for a special star wars performance. that is cool. and the list includes the stanley guy creator seth mcfarland and brian wilson and they will pay tribute to two rock legends, david bowie and the eagles glenn fry. and also ahead, the incognito band it. and this morning, there is a
something delicious is happening at dunkin'. come in today to get any sandwich for $2.99 after 12:00 p.m. america runs on dunkin'. . welcome back. greater boston is seeing a surge in vietnamese restaurants. the "the phantom gourmet" visits local favorites. take a look. >> reporter: in framingham and wooster, the steaming hot
scratch beef broth that is simmered over 12 hours. >> and tasty and chilly and very good for you. a whole meal. >> and first, the meeting and -- [ indiscernible ] in hot water. >> and right now, on top and then slices of steak and chopped down and chopped cilantro and the cooked broth that is boiling hot and -- the red [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: with quick service locations in boston, cambridge and chestnut hill, they give fast food a vietnamese twist. >> and that is a great thing about the concept. you can have a satisfying lunch. >> and the menu is easy to educate and with a advantage or a salad and you get to pick the filling that goes with it. >> it includes pastor in chinatown and in brookline and one in dorchester and randolph. for more food and fun, watch
saturday and sunday at continue 30:00 and 11 -- 10:30 on 11 on my tv 38. >> and i'm not going there for sure. 7:26. much more to come this morning, including an update on breaking news. firefighters battling a huge fire in fall river. we'll have the latest. >> and a setback for bill cosby and his wife.
we're dealing with spring-like temperatures in the 50s today. and tomorrow. and amazing. then we have, of course, a chance of snow and into sunday next week and weil look at the details in -- we'll look at the details in 15 minutes or so. first, on radar, we had a brief system and overnight and the last push from the system doppler radar here. and primarily into central and western parts of massachusetts new temperatures are warm and they have a wintery mix to the north here and higher elevations in concord and new hampshire. the satellite radar picture shows the last push here and everything is moving into the east and we will have plenty of sunshine on tap this afternoon. the clearing skies. 53 degrees for the high temperature. the light breeze from the south and not bad. warmer temps again for sunday and tracking the couple of chances for snow.
information for you in that seven aft. kerry. >> all right, thank you so much. and some breakings news from fall -- break news from fall river. the intense flames broke out around 3 this morning at the building on we'rer street. when he arrived on the scene, he could see flames shooting from 8 windows on the second floor. the smoke from the fire was picked up on weather radar and there are no injuries to report. the cause of the fire, though, is under investigation and we'll bring you more information, of course, as soon as we get it. and checking our other top stories this morning, four firefighters went to the hospital while battling a difficult fire in britton last night. thankfully none of the injuries are life-threatening. investigators believe that a carelessly discarded cigarette started the fire. seven people are staying elsewhere and one of the residents called wbz his dog is still missing. and in south carolina, the republican presidential
gop slate. a political poll shows donald trump leading with 32%, followed by ted cruz at 19 and marco rubio with 18%. and also today, nevada holds its democratic caucus. the first chance for hillary clinton and bernie sanders in a more racially diverse state. clinton had an early lead in the double digits and recent polls show a race too close to call. a young woman murdered in shrewsbury. the case went cold for decades until an arrest. now, the trial verdict's in and it's only bringing up painful memories for the family. they spoke to our team. >> i was shocked and sitting there for my sister and -- she broke down. >> reporter: it's been 42 long years since the young wife was brutally killed and in a matter of hours, tony said that a shot at closure was shattered. on friday, 70-year-old lonzo guthrie was acquitted of
>> and because i am mad as hell and i am not going to take it now. what happened at this trial was a travelsty of justice. it was -- travesty of justice. it was, i can't say how bad it was. >> reporter: in 1974, eileen was found in her shrewsbury home, her neck slit from ear-to- ear. four decades later, new dna technology linked a penny sized dot of blood found at the crime scene to guthrie. the georgia man's dna was in a data base from a previous rape conviction, but that rape conviction was re-- remained unmentioned at trial, the ruling of the judge janet canton walker. >> and she didn't feel it was a similar enough crime. >> reporter: the jury found plausability in the defense's argument that guthrie could have cut himself while moving furniture into the farrow home the day before the crime. >> and there is enough doubt that said to us there is not enough evidence to say guilty.
a murderer was set free, tony only hopes that memories will live on of a beautiful woman. >> and she was a wonderful girl. i can't say anything bad about her. i loved her then and i love her now. >> reporter: the victim of the rape for which guthrie was convicted actually sent him and eileen's family a heartfelt letter and that she was set to before -- testify before the judge's ruling. and it's 7:35 now. have to testify on monday in the defamation case against the comedienne. the federal judge in massachusetts deemed -- denied a request from her lawyerings to delay the deposition. sexually assaulted them decades allegations. and a college student in combat -- a combat medic charged with road rage is getting treatment for ptsd. he pointed a gun at another drive or route 9 in wellesley.
scarred by his experience as a medic in afghanistan. and a judge ordered him to get treatment at the va hospital. if you have any information to help police catch a serial bank robber, the fbi is ready to write you a $25,000 check, doubling the previous award for the incognito band it. the slender african-american man is in dark clothes, wears socks over the shoes and threatened tellers with a black semi automatic handgun. september. coming up, the celtics returned to the course. -- court. the green in action. >> and red sox pitchers and catchers take part in the first team workout. our dan roche is there with all
florida, with a closer look at the pitchers and catchers. >> reporter: a special day for fans here. the first public workouts for help. especially for those from massachusetts. many of those are heading home either today or tomorrow after february vacation. as for what they were able to see, the first workouts in the spring and a glimpse of the 2016 red sox pitching staff. >> and the beginning of getting the pitching staff. >> reporter: getting familiar. price and kim well put their new turf friday under sunny skies in fort myers with the new teammates the first time. >> and as you go through spring training and into week 2 and week 3, you get an idea of what the team is made up of and how it's going to go. i can't wait to get a chance with everybody. >> reporter: under 1500 fans gathered at the sox training field to watch them throw out the bullpen miles.
and while seeing the catchers get in their work. including a few rounds of batting practice. overall, a good day one. >> and there is a brief welcome. when our guys come to work every day, they recognize -- to do something individually. and what we need to expect is to buy into the team concept. >> reporter: and none of the playing around, that may come but for now, with price and kimble leading the way, very business-like is the scene as they try to rebound from back- to-back last-place finishes. i'm dan roche, w interest, z -- wbz sports. an olympic gold medalist is apologizing for bad behavior.
we're living in a very competitive global economy, and if we are going to succeed, we need the best-educated workforce in the world. we should be making public colleges and universities tuition-free. we're going to pay for it with a tax on wall street speculation. the taxpayers of this country bailed out wall street. it is time for them to start helping the middle class of this country. i'm bernie sanders
>> that is -- . >> yeah. wow. >> and popular. >> they will enjoy it. >> today and tomorrow and everyone this a chance of a return to winter briefly and that is on the way. the forecast models all over the place for next week and some good news. everything is trending warmer. i will show you the seven-day in a bit. and daylight savings time begins in 22 days and the boston marathon, the weather is can on going to cooperate for 49ing temperature says push 60 degrees by the end of the seven- day and doppler radar here and we did have a bit of a wintery
rain showers and that is to the east and then into nowhere parts of new england and the higher elevations and that is into the east. and this is the last push from the system and some clouds lingering in the forecast through noon and after that point in time, the hour-by-hour you will see more of a wintery mix to the north and we're all dry here across boston, massachusetts, and to the cape and to the south coast. beautiful forecast for us. not too cold overnight. and sunday afternoon, another beautiful day for us. the temperatures in the lower 50s and we keep it dry for you and the 40s, 47 degrees in taunton and upper 30s to the north and into the west. and we're going to be above average. all throughout the day and the average high is 40 degrees. hour-by-hour, we click up to 52 degrees by 2:00. and fantastic. temperatures across the board as high, the peak in the mid- and upper 50s.
partly cloudy skies, dry, light breeze from the west and a bit of a westerly breeze for tomorrow. and we'll also keep temperatures elevated in the lower 50s. and then you have a couple more snow chances. one, sunday night into monday morning and that is a quick mover, maybe snow and mid-week next week, we have a better chance for a storm system that will affect the eastern coast line. and the view with this, forecast models are putting this farther to the west than previously thought. and plus, models are turning warmer. it looks like more of a bit of a brief wintery mix late wednesday into early thursday and thursday afternoon soaking rain. and stay tuned. we'll keep you updated the next few days. >> and thank you. ski champ lindsay vonn is saying sorry this morning after violently destroying her skis with a hammer. the olympic skier posted the video to social media and then quickly deleted it. and that video came after her ski apparently depatched --
. good morning, everybody. i'm debbie. we have an important mission to put a stop on domestic violence. today on centro, we want to tell you about the lost life new foundation and how they are going the extra mile to do just that. shedding some light and bringing awareness about the very important topic. we also want to tell you about white ribbon day and white ribbon night gala event. two unique events that are happening very soon. where you can help them fight domestic violence. to tell us more, joining us this morning is laverne gordon, president of the love life new foundation. good morning, laverne. >> good morning. >> you have such a good job.
because it's to fight such an important cause i would like to start by talking about the issue of domestic violence. what is happening? is it getting worse? >> and is they have made great strides, including the massachusetts coalition who oversees the agencies and there is no great stride com-- to combat the issues and 90% of the time, none of the here. and affects men. >> absolutely. >> as well and absolutely. >> and shelter, the elderly and
>> and try to help combat that? >> and you work non-stop. >> and obviously. >> to talk about the different things. >> yes. >> and you have a better -- . >> and -- >> the magazine. >> and we wanted to do that year round. to be aware that this issue is not just one day but every a and every hour, every minute. someone is getting abused and there is silence about it because they're afraid to speak up. and we have to be the voice. >> okay, and talk to bus the dora event? this is special. the fifth year -- . >> yes. >> and we're excited. the gala is going to be great. >> and at -- [ indiscernible ] in randolph.
>> and 80 pear:00 on february 26th. askings for men to speak up against the issue of domestic violence and women advocating for the cause. when a man speaks to another man, it means that more and it may resonate with that particular person more than it would coming from a woman. so, the night is fancy and get all dressed up and come out to support, as well as a shelter and this year's beneficiary, the women's resource center and we have a whole lineup of men, which makes this the event unique and that is because we have men speaking. women are welcome and they come and bring their counterparts. we have men speaking to the men in the room. this year, we're going to honor brockton mayor bill carpenter for the work he's done in helping to bring awareness in the city of boston. >> and about such an important issue. >> an important issue. as a man, and that means so
>> -- you're advocating for a cause. >> right. >> and talk to bus white ribbon day -- talk to bus white ribbon day and started with men coming together. >> yeah. >> to say no to domestic violence particularly men. >> right. >> and talk to bus white ribbon day. >> and that is the not only worldwide campaign. it asks more men to be vocal on the issue of domestic violence and this started in canada when after the massacre of 14 women by a man and then after, that after that event, what is going on? >> how can we advocate and any man can be a voice and can be added to the campaign and be an ambassador for change. asking them to be more aware of what is going on in the
and asking them to be more vocal on the issue. >> and i wanted to congratulate you. you were a victim of domestic violence. >> yes. >> and you have been so outspoken about the whole thing. >> and we can't thank the community and supporters enough for being part of this. >> and -- . >> thank you so much. and for more information on white ribbon day, call jane doe at 617-557-1830 and you can visit their website, whiteribbonday.janedoe.org. and for more information about the gala event, you can call the love life now at 607-803- 8357 and visit their website, lovelifenow.org and get direct link -- direct links and visit us online at
online and like us on facebook and follow us on twitter. i'm inviting to you step forward to a better you. see you next time. here. >> and -- this he was a stray in worcester a week ago and the -- the pet parade tomorrow and up for adoption. i thought he was nervous. >> and -- [ indiscernible ] >> okay. >> a great day to be outside. the 50s for low highs.
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