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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: i'm tracking some of the coldest weather of the season. when that big chill sets in and how long it's going to last, doug: a woman sexually assaulted on a boston street. the clues police have about the man who ran off. karen: dozens of families forced out of their apartments after a fast moving fire. the damage and how long before they can move back home. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: it's saturday, january 2. good morning, everybody. i'm doug meehan. karen: and i'm karen anderson in today for antoinette this morning. danielle is also here. welcome back, danielle. nice to see you. i know you've got some cold weather to tell us about. danielle: that is correct. cold air is moving on in. although this weekend it looks
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starting out the day in the 30's in boston. 20's in concord. 26 in worcester. mid 30's though already on the vineyard and nantucket. however, we have this persistent wind. an hour sustained. value. and those wind chill values unfortunately aren't going to budge all that much through the afternoon in boston or across any of the area. so we're talking it's going to feel more like the upper 20's and low 30's even though we have a lot of sunshine. out there today. and high temperatures should warm up into the upper 30's, low 40's. again those winds out of the west at about 10-15. a couple of flurries out there on the map this morning but we're watching a cold front up to the north and west. this is going to bring down the coldest air we've seen. we'll talk about when it arrives and what areas could see some snow along with it. doug. doug: danielle, thank you. right now boston police sending out a warning to dorchester
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sexual assault. the eyeopener's frank holland is here with the details and, frank: doug, people who live in the area say they feel relatively comfortable walking around there along. them reconsidering that level of comfort. the 29-year-old woman was attacked before sunrise around 6:30 early friday morning she was walking alone down a busy, well-lit stretch of columbia road when police say a man pounced on her. the victim told police the man grabbed her from behind near annabel street. the attacker claimed to have a weapon, and he sexually assaulted her. he ran away after the attack. people in the neighborhood say they will now take extra precautions. >> i started like looking around just to make sure no one is like around you trying to hurt you. >> make sure i'm with two friends, not by yourself. frank: neighbors are hoping that some surveillance cameras in the neighborhood can help them.
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to call boston police. karen? karen: right now two men are recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a car in essex. they were trying to cross main street near c.k. pearl restaurant when they were hit. both were taken to beverly hospital. essex police say the woman driving the s.u.v. did stop. she is expected to face charges. new bedford police are investigating a deadly new year's eve shooting. the victim, 24-year-old aaron gant, was shot on grinnell street near pleasant street just after 7:00 thursday night. he was rushed to st. luke's hospital, but doctors were unable to save him. police are now searching for the suspect. doug: right now about 200 westborough families are out of their homes after an apartment complex fire. flames broke out in the trash room of the fountainhead apartment complex on route 9. the fire was quickly knocked down. but significant water damage forced firefighters to cut the power. >> the elevators are out of service. the electrical system is out of service in various areas of the building. we've had to remove 200 families
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we're looking for temporary shelter for them for the night. doug: families are hoping to be let back into their homes today. the red cross is helping out. four people are seriously hurt after an a.t.v. crash in fitchburg. two of the victims are young boys. fitchburg police believe the two recreational vehicles collided witnesses came on the scene and >> it was all right out in the middle of the road. it was really, really dark. then when we got out, we saw the a.t.v., we saw another a.t.v. the little boy was screaming down the hill for somebody to help him. doug: one of the adult victims had to have his leg amputated. police are trying to determine if alcohol was a factor and whether any charges will be filed. karen: there is an all out manhunt going on right now in israel for the gunman who started shooting outside a bar in tel aviv. newscenter 5's phil lipof has
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attack. phil: the attacker paces, even pretends to shop before heading to the door, putting down his backpack and opening fire with an automatic weapon. the bar next door sprayed with bullets as people try desperately to run. the quiet new year's day in central tel aviv shattered. two dead. seven wounded. the motive of the gunman-- reportedly an israeli arab-- is unclear amid reports he was mentally unstable and smiled during the attack. >> and i hid myself under the bar. i waited for him to finish but it was like phil: israel is hardly new to violence and terror while europe, after the paris attacks, is a continent on edge as it starts to grapple with the new reality and new possible threats. mosque fired at a driver who they wounded the attacker who ended up in a ditch. investigating the motive. munich shut down two train stations on new year's eve after intelligence warned of a specific threat involving isis suicide bombers. a top german official calling the situation there in europe,
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terror threat. phil lipof, wcvb, newscenter 5. karen: investigators say isis is behind the new year's eve terror threat that forced the evacuation of two train stations in munich. a german security official says islamic state extremists planned to blow themselves up at locations across munich thursday night. police no longer believe an attack is imminent but urge everyone to stay vigilant. doug: commitment 2016. donald trump making his latest appearance in a terror group's recruiting video. al qaeda's somali affiliate al-shabaab's latest video features a brief clip of the republican candidate calling for the "complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states." this comes amid recent accusations from hillary clinton that trump's statements were being used by terrorists for recruitment. the road to the white house runs through the bay state today. democratic candidate bernie sanders is holding two events here. the first at u-mass amherst at
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school in worcester for a rally at 5:00. more fuel for the clinton campaign. the democratic front-runner has raised $55 million in the fourth quarter topping her $100-million goal. collected $112 million for the primary since launching in april. clinton has headlined at least 174 fundraisers. karen: 5 on the opioid crisis. the numbers are chilling. state police alone responded to more than 750 suspected heroin deaths in 2015. but the resolve to fight back is also growing. kevin doherty: those numbers are miniscule to the amount of people that are actually out there suffering. karen: revere firefighter kevin doherty knows the pain behind doherty: a family lost a family member. a friend lost a friend. mother, father, siblings, children. karen: for dohertyy it's
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he's in recovery. back in may "5 investigates" profiled the revere firefighters teaming up with substance abuse experts visiting homes where they had responded to heroin overdoses. since then, they've visited 60 homes and are working with other cities and towns while receiving national recognition. doherty: we know that we're kind of doing something right. we're hoping that in 2016 more cities start doing what we're doing and we can start working together. karen: in 2015 massachusetts state police responded to 755 suspected heroin overdoses across the state. the average victim, 36 years old. those numbers don't include worcester, springfield, pittsfield, or boston. a solution-- i don't know like to use the word "solution"-- solution to this problem and this epidemic, these numbers will continue to rise. karen: doherty says as long as the state continues every effort possible to combat this epidemic, with a new year there's renewed hope.
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struggling to know? doherty: that everybody gets a second chance and that there's a lot of help out there. karen: i asked state police how those numbers compare to last year, but they don't have that information because this is the first full year they have kept track of suspected heroin deaths. doug: a major shift in texas. the new law on the books that allows gun owners to carry their weapons in public. karen: and a perfect match in more ways than one, a couple's lifesaving plan that their doctors are calling a near miracle. danielle: our next chance for snow. and when we'll see the coldest air of the season move in. doug: plus the new year gets off to a late start. the mix-up in chicago that kept the party going just a bit
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karen: welcome back. back with frank holland. and frank, the new year holds a lot of promise for one manchester man about to undergo a kidney transplant. frank: karen, doctors say it's extremely difficult to find a match for him, but he found his
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one. michelle: when i met jack, i something very special between us. frank: soon there is going to be something very special shared by this couple. since they started dating this past summer. i need a transplant. she turned out to be a perfect frank: when he was 26 years old, jack's sister gave him a kidney. that organ donation gave him 19 years. jack: since then i've been doing dialysis three times a week. and back in march i decided i wanted to have another transplant. we started searching. frank: jack's friends offered but no match. then michelle came into jack's life and changed it. she called to be tested without jack even knowing. doctors call it a near miracle and scheduled a kidney transplant right before valentine's day. michelle: i want to have that time with him. and i believe that he's my future.
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have a healthy life. jack: incredible. what she's doing is unbelievable. i love her. very thankful. frank: what a romantic story, man! michelle and jack's love story actually started at the stonebridge country club in goffstown where they both love to play golf, but their paths never crossed until this summer a few months after jack started looking for his perfect match. i'll say right now, he better come up with something pretty special for that one-year anniversary after this. karen: hopefully they'll be back on the golf course very soon. we wish them the best of luck. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. doug: danielle. a little behind-the-scenes action. we stood over here and talked. what are you going to talk about? snow totals this time. apparently the little gray lady of the sea is going to be white. danielle: going to get white stuff on monday into tuesday.
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a lot of areas won't see any of this at all. in fact, you'll see a lot of sunshine. what you will see though is the cold temperatures. i want to talk about that snow impact because you did put it at a high amount especially monday afternoon and nighttime around the coastal region. this could make it as far north as maybe cape ann. it could get brushed with snow showers. plymouth county and then, of course, the cape and the islands seeing it. a medium chance for tuesday morning for you folks on the cape. it's all coming from this cold front that is going to actually bring down the coldest air we've seen all season. and then those winds will turn out of the north and east. that's how we get those ocean-effect snow showers really going. as for what's happening right now. another disturbance on our doorstep. that's been triggering a couple of snow showers going across central new york into western mass. some of these may be making it to the ground. very light in nature. we have very dry air out ahead of this. a couple of flurries maybe in and around boston now near worcester county and then out
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forecast though. in fact, as we go through the day today, look at the future cast. you see this by lunchtime. we're clearing out the skies. we're going to see a lot of sunshine today. and that's going to continue through the afternoon and the evening. only spots that may see some snow showers may be northern new england. so a couple of maybe additional inches of powder this weekend for all of you ski and snow borders. as for the temperatures right now, we're starting off in the 20's and 30's across the region. and in worcester we're actually at 26 degrees. now what's going to happen through the day is we should warm up into the lower 30's. we will have a lot of sunshine in worcester but we could see some clouds in the afternoon the farther north you go, say, the merrimack valley, seeing some clouds around lunchtime or so. you'll warm up into the mid 30's. but it's not just the air temperature we're concerned with today. we're also talking about the fact that we have winds out of the west at 10-15. so even though you see high
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30's, maybe even pushing near 40 degrees along the south shore and the cape, it's going to feel more like the lower 30's and upper 20's due to that wind. and that's going to continue tonight. we'll drop down into the 20's and 0's. and tomorrow we do it all over again. a touch warmer in the lower to even mid 40's maybe along parts of southeastern mass. a little more clouds though i think tomorrow especially in the afternoon. and then watch what happens. it's all this cold front bringing in that arctic air on sunday afternoon. it's a dry one as it passes but what happens is then those winds turn to the north and east. we start to pick up that ocean-effect snow that's going to be ongoing for you folks especially, i think, the cape and the islands. they're now start to go break down these bands a little bit more for you. a coating to one really i think it's a lighter white but in the blue area, could see one to maybe three inches and maybe in some spots where those bands set up a little bit more than that. either way you look at it. if you're not seeing snow
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coast, you're talking about cold. we're going to get real cold on tuesday. overnight lows in the teens and single digits. wind chill values probably below zero so be aware of that on tuesday morning when you step outside the door. the good thing is this doesn't last too long. we start to moderate back into the 40's by the end of the week. doug and karen. karen: thanks, danielle. new year. rear-view mirror. doug: i have to find my long my goodness. stories we're following right now on the eyeopener. doug: gunfire has erupted at an air force base in india near the pakistani border. officials say at least four of the attackers and two indian soldiers have been killed in the attack. the gunmen invaded the living quarters of the base but have not been able to gain access to fighter helicopters and other equipment. no group is claiming responsibility. karen: texas residents are allowed to carry their handguns openly in public. an open carry-gun law that governor greg abbott signed in
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it allows anyone with a concealed weapons permit to carry their holstered weapons in plain sight. courtrooms, schools, and bars are off-limits. doug: the justice department is launching a criminal investigation into how blue bell creameries handled the ice cream contamination linked to 10 reported cases of listeria. three people believed to have been sickened by blue bell frozen treats died last year. an investigation by the centers for disease control and prevention showed the listeria outbreak dated back to 2010. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: the electricity of the winter classic did not give the bruins any kind of jolt. instead it was lights out for them against montreal. and here's what the home of the patriots looked like with 67,000 fans filling all the seats and the standing-room only section. bruins and canadiens ready to go. holliston native mike condon's goalie mask reminding him to do his job. tuukka rask also looking for inspiration from the champion patriots, but it's montreal's big day.
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bats the puck out of the air and breandan gallagher redirects it home. montreal the much better team cruising to an easy 5-1 win. the local kid making 27 saves. >> yeah, probably the most special. i love friends and family here tonight. yeah. bruins, habs, gillette stadium. what a crowd for new year's day. it could not have been scripted any better. bob: the patriots who are not in florida and will not play tomorrow include julian edalman, dont'a hightower, vollmer, and jones. celtics home against brooklyn that's sports. have a great day. doug: thank you, bob. doug: will do. start in chicago. instead of a ball dropping at but the countdown was a bit off. at midnight, the star showed there was still 27 seconds to go the glitch left onlookers a tad confused. know, being loud. >> it wasn't so much of a big deal because we're just--
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know, being here. doug: because nobody really knew what time it was. clearly, the countdown hiccup did not stop the party. nor should it. one they'll remember though. the year that had 27 extra seconds in chicago alone. wedding gifts that might just karen: how a local couple is turning their big day into a worthy cause. pictures. this is from swampscut. this is the half moon. there. danielle will be back with her chilly forecast to kick off the
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rannouncer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state? and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks? jeb bush.
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danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. you're taking a live look at downtown as we shoot from swampscut this morning. still dark out there. still pretty cold. temperatures will be warming up as we head through the day today. we do have a little bit of a wind to talk about this morning so it's creating a wind chill. it feels more like the teens and 20's. but for today we'll warm up into the upper 30's which is actually above where we should be this time of year. tomorrow will be no different. look at monday and tuesday. the coldest air all season is moving in which makes me jealous for anybody headed to miami to watch new england patriots tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. but the temperature at kick-off of 80 degrees. how nice is is that? doug. doug: that sounds beautiful. a local couple planning a wedding is taking a different approach when it comes to gifts. they want their guests to help them make a difference in the lives of others.
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zoe: i've never been a white dress wedding girl. sera: zoe reiches and stefan goler are getting married, but they vow to defy tradition. zoe: can we make that something that has an impact in a way that's meaningful to us. stefan: we are kind of firm believers in doing things the way that we want to. zoe: this is the school i went to. sera: the bride-to-be has special ties to the african country ghana. she's visited three times as a high school exchange student and then teacher at the new life international orphanage where education is lacking. zoe: when kids aren't in school, they're working. sera: instead of conventional gifts, zoe and stefan are asking their wedding guests to donate money towards building a school in ghana. a key step out of poverty. zoe: you can leave that and you can get a job and you can support your family and you can buy a house and you can be healthier. you can just start rising out of poverty. sera: they have a gofundme page
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they hope for $50,000. zoe and stefan's honeymoon will be in ghana to begin construction. stefan: we're very proud to be part of something that's a little cutting edge. zoe: yeah, we're definitely hoping that this is a trend. sera: their wedding in two weeks will be like a fund-raiser, taking vows of love and generosity. stefan: the end result is going to be your own and something that you're going to be vastly proud of. sera: in somerville, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: some folks just have the bigger picture. it's a bigger world. they're a bigger picture and their little wedding is just a part of it. karen: hats off to them. doug: indeed. another drone too close for comfort at logan airport. karen: how close it came to a packed plane. an historic cemetery hit by vandals again. the reason it's being targeted and why this time it's so much
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: our next chance for snow. and the coldest air of the season moving in. doug: a life lesson for a young boy from brazil. the incident on thin ice and the rescuers who helped save him. karen: and a close call near logan. the police investigation after a drone comes dangerously close to a plane. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." karen: welcome back, everyone.
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doug: and i'm doug meehan. danielle is back from a little trip. you're bringing snow. danielle: a chance for snow for some areas and also some cold. the coldest air we've seen thus far this season. it is january. we've got to bring it in at some point. hey, it looks like it will hold off for this all-important weekend. i know you folks are trying to enjoy the last bit of this. we are going to see that. at least 32 degrees right now in boston as well as in marshfield. 31 on the cape. 26 right now in worcester. but i want you to look back off to the north and west in canada. you see this very cold air. this is all headed in our direction. so as we go through the day today, we will see temperatures jump up into the upper 30's in boston. we'll see a lot of sunshine. a few clouds though working their way in by afternoon. and those winds will be persistent out of the west at 10-15 miles an hour. so that's making it feel more like the teens and 20's this morning. and today even though we warm up
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, it makes it feel like the lower 30's and the upper 20's so just be aware of that. we're going to see a lot of sunshine though out there today. enjoy it. a couple of flurries right now especially in western mass towards the berkshires. and this is all associated with that wind direction off the west. generating lake-effect snow off ontario, but here we go. we're watching this cold front. it's going to bring in the coldest air we've seen. we'll talk about just how cold we get ahead. karen and doug. snarch thanks, dna jell. boston police are sending out a warning to dorchester residents. doug: the eye's frank holland other stories we're following right now. frank? frank: good morning again, doug and karen. alert after reports of a sexual assault. just before sunrise around 6:30 yesterday morning. the woman was walking alone down a busy, well-lit stretch of police say a man grabbed her from behind near annabel street, threatened her with a weapon, and then sexually assaulted her. police say the man ran away after the attack.
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right now in israel for the gunman who opened fire outside a bar in tel aviv, killing two people. at least three others were wounded before the attacker fled. the shooting was captured on surveillance cameras from a shop next door. media reports say government officials know who the shooter is. the road to the white house runs through the bay state today. democratic candidate bernie sanders is holding two events here. the first at u-mass amherst at 1:00. then he'll head to north high school in worcester for a rally at 5:00. karen? karen: a little boy in acton, rescued after falling through thin ice. a neighbor proving to be a lifesaver. our todd kazakiewich talked with a grateful family and the man who is now their hero. victor: i was just walking. i leaped in the ice and i fell through. todd: 11-year-old victor lima and his family just moved to acton from brazil in the spring. he now knows the meaning of the term "thin ice." on wednesday victor fell through the ice on top of the pond
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father: he's just thinking probably sees the movies and thinks it's like he can walk over there. todd: thankfully the pond is not very deep. victor knows how to swim, but his clothes and the frigid water had him struggling to get out. victor: my shoes were so heavy, i can't walk. i get off my shoes and keep walking and i go, "help, help." super cold. i think it's four or five people come up there to help me. todd: one of those people was neighbor ty lamb. ty: i broke the ice and i broke a path out to him, and he was out there and i grabbed him. todd: others on shore helped victor and ty scale the steep, slippery ground. the actions of quick-thinking rescuers ensured victor was rushed to the hospital before suffering any serious injuries. ty: i'm an old army soldier, reconn scout. i think it's just in our background. victor: i think it's super cool that they helped me. super nice of them to help me. todd: victor says he and his
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the pond. they'll just look at it from a distance. reporting in acton, todd kazakiewich, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: another close call involving a drone near logan airport. pilot: a drone off to our right. about 700 feet. just saw it a few seconds ago. doug: that's the pilot of a jelue jet landing at logan around noon yesterday. it's the second time a pilot has spotted a drone in the last week. an air canada pilot says a drone came within 100 feet of his plane on christmas day. both flights landed safely. state police are investigating. massport is reminding everyone that it's illegal to fly a drone within five miles of an airport and 400 feet high. karen: new this morning maintenance workers for the green line raked in on average more than $32,000 in overtime pay last year. a "herald" investigation finds that's more than double the overtime pay for blue line workers and far more than what maintenance workers on any of the other lines received. right now the "t" has launched
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spending over the past two years. in 2015 alone, the "t" had a $75 million tab for overtime for its 6,500 employees. the green line with some of the most noticeable payouts. doug: anger and disbelief in west bridgewater right now. a cemetery that has been a target of vandals in the past is hit again. as newscenter 5's jack harper reports, dozens of gravestones and monuments are damaged. >> the oldest stone in there is broken in half now. that was 1751. that's our oldest. jack: this is the fifth time vandals have targeted the pleasant hills cemetery, third in the last year. this time, 33 stones were hit. >> it's very tragic. i don't know what else to say. jack: the damage is throughout the cemetery. pretty much hit or miss. these are the graves of allison westerlund's grandparents and their parents. >> it's devastating. it's awful. i don't know how people could do something like this.
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saw all of them down, i can't believe it. >> i have to contact living relatives, if there are any, and welcome their new year. and then after that, all the ones that there are no living relatives, i have no idea what we're going do. jack: lauren de laney and other volunteers oversee this historic cemetery. all the damage hurts. this time for her it's personal. her great grandmother's grave hit. >> i'm glad my mother is no longer with us because she would be down here crying her eyes out right now. jack: west bridgewater police theorize this could be some of the same people involved in the other incidents at the same cemetery especially the one that happened back in november. if you know anything about it, they'd like to hear from you. karen: the man charged with possessing some of the guns stolen from the u.s. army reserve center in worcester will be back in federal court on monday. tyrone james of dorchester is scheduled for a preliminary hearing.
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broker the sales of the stolen guns. james walker morales, the former u.s. army reservist accused of stealing the weapons, allegedly brought them to james to try to sell them the day after the robbery. a bar owner in rochester, new york, says his business was the intended target of an alleged new year's eve terror plot. federal officials emanuel lutchman planned to attack a bar but authorities did not reveal which one. says investigators told him that his place would've been targeted. he also says he's seen the suspect before. >> he's been around the time. it's a panhandler. a lot of the businesses have asked him to leave. he's been a to few of them. >> including yourself. >> including myself. lutchman wanted to bomb and kidnap party revelers to prove himself to isis.
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for the justice department. he's been charged with trying to provide material support to isis. doug: investigators in dubai still trying to determine the cause of a spectacular fire in a luxury hotel. flames engulfed the 63-story building just as crowds were gathering for the city's new year's eve fireworks display. crews have been on the scene assessing the damage. 14 people suffered minor injuries when they were evacuated from the hotel. a photographer stuck on the 48th floor made a frantic plea for help on social media. >> i need help. i'm here on the 48th floor, help. i prayed that if this is my last chance, then so be it. doug: he was rescued by firefighters about two hours later. karen: now to that historic flooding in the midwest. things are finally starting to get back to normal after hundreds of homes and business were damaged. in missouri, all interstate highways are now back open and residents around st. louis are
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dwight davis lives just southwest of st. louis in sunset hills. he was able to save his house. >> we started building the wall about two days ago right when it started coming up, about 6:00 a.m. we started. we started going with about 70 volunteers. they were great. sunset hills really came through. they had sandbags coming for us, sand and everything. karen: the record floods are blamed for at least 22 deaths in missouri and illinois, and at least four people are still missing. the threat is not over yet. all that water now is heading south to arkansas and louisiana. doug: protests after a grand jury fails to indict two police officers who shot and killed a 12-year-old boy. the demands they are making and where they are staging their latest protests. frank: the state of new york is looking for pay back. the money it wants fantasy sports companies to refund to gamblers who lost cash on their sites. danielle? danielle: a seasonable day on tap, but i'm tracking a
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just how cold it's going to get. >> she said if i was going to wear such a revealing costume to reveal my stomach that i should work on my stomach. karen: one comment from a beauty competition judge started her downward spiral. how this taunton girl battled back from anorexia, and the timely message she has for other
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doug: coming up on 6:44 right now. frank holland is back with your economic headlines this morning. and frank, there's new trouble to start the new year for two fantasy sports sites. frank: the new york attorney general wants boston-based draftkings and its rival site fanduel to turn over profits made in the empire state to the players who lost the money. that's around $200 million. the new york a.g. filed a lawsuit that would also require the sites to pay a hefty fine to the state. it's the latest move in new york's attempt to shut down the popular fantasy sports sites, calling them illegal gambling. drivers can expect to continue seeing low prices at the pump in the new year. some are predicting prices could fall as low as $1.79 a gallon in the next month. 2015 saw some of the lowest gas prices in years. the average driver saved $550
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compared to 2014. spending and stimulated the economy. in the week ahead, the jobs report for december analyst predict a total of 2.5 million jobs were created in 2015. that would be a more than 5.5 million over the last two years, the most in a two-year period since the dot-com boom. frank holland, wcvb, newscenter 5. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. doug: you know what they say? red skies in the morning, sailors take warning. although, you know, that could be the case coming forward as we get towards the end of the weekend here. karen: at least a warning about danielle: that's right. look at the way the ocean is is moving along. we have a little bit of wind over that ocean right now. that wind is creating what we call wind chill. it makes it feel even colder outside so this morning we're starting off in the 20's and feeling like the teerns in a lot of spots. be aware of that. however, we're going to warm up
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but the temperature trend is on the way down. let's take a look, if we can. 39 degrees for your high today. 42 for tomorrow. we're actually running above normal. we should be around 37 degrees but by monday and tuesday, temperatures nose dive back into the 20's and 25 on tuesday. in fact, tuesday morning we could be waking up with wind chills below zero. so be aware of that. where is the cold air coming? obviously up through canada out to the west minneapolis where it's 15 degrees currently. here in boston it's a balmy 32 degrees. we do have this arctic front up to the north. we're watching another disturbance right now. that's kicking up those winds and generating lake-effect snow showers off ontario. some of these actually making it now into the berkshires. in fact, there's been some reports of some light snow showers or flurries around the region. i do think most of this is going to wind on down though as we head towards lunchtime or so. only exception, of course, would
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so for all you ski lovers up there, it looks pretty good. could get another inch of powder up there by the end of the weekend. you notice through our future cast we're really looking for a lot of sunshine today and then tonight the sky s are going to be pretty much clear overnight. now right now we're in the 20's in plymouth. 26 in worcester. but again this is the air temperature. then you factor in those winds. and the winds are out of the west at about 10-15 miles an hour sustained right now. that makes it feel like 16 degrees in pittsfield. like 15 degrees in worcester. and like the lower 20's through boston and points south and east. be aware of that. as we go through the day today, we are going to warm up into the upper 30's, low 40's. again lots of sunshine. and those winds will be with us pretty much all day long and even this evening as we drop temperatures back into the 20's and 30's across the area. so it is going to be a chilly night. and then tomorrow we should warm up a couple of degrees even
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so we're talking low 40's, boston. mid 40's along the cape. and we'll see a mix of sun and clouds tomorrow. more clouds will be around though. there could be a couple of flurries around the region again tomorrow. it's all associated with this cold front that's going to come down and bring down the coldest air we've seen thus far this season. and then we watch those winds on monday turn to the north and east. this is going to start to generate some ocean-effect snow showers. as we blink down the cold air it's already in place, we could see a coat to go about one inch near camp ann, near parts of the south shore. once we get towards the cape and nantucket, i think one to three inches. depending on where these bands set up, we could even get maybe a couple more inches on top of that. so again we are talking about only in some spots seeing the snow but everybody on tuesday will be talking about that chill out there in the air because we're going to start in the teens and single digits with wind chill values below zero. it is going to be a cold one.
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only going to warm up into the mid to upper 20's. the good news with all of this, if you don't like that cold weather, it doesn't last long. by wednesday we're in the upper 30's with some sunshine and by the end of the week we're in the doug. doug: danielle, thank you. here's what the home of the patriots looked liked on new year's day with 67,000 fans filling all the seats and the standing room only. bruins and canadiens ready to go. holliston native mike condon's goalie mask reminding him to do his job. tuukka rask also looking for inspiration from the champion patriots. but it's montreal's big day. max pacioretty bats a puck out of the air and brendan gallagher re-directs it home. montreal, much better to start the year, cruises to an easy 5-1 win. the local kid making 27 saves. karen: as new diets start for many this new year, we introduce you to a taunton teen with a special message. she posts inspirational messages daily to her anoxeria awareness
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worrying too much about body image can be unhealthy. newscenter 5's rhondella richardson has her story. rhondella: taunton high senior haylei conte has a ballet bar in her room and a wall of dance competition awards; yet in this dance costume, a competition judge crumbled her world. haylei: she said if i was going to wear such a revealing costume and show my stomach that i should work on my stomach, so i automatically assumed she means i'm fat. i felt horrible about myself. rhondella: that was two years ago and the beginning of anorexia. pegi conte: it was my mom's birthday. she had eaten two tablespoons of ice cream and went ballistic. and i said, "oh, my gosh, what is wrong, haylei?" rhondella: the 15-year-old haylei did this self-portrait. and she lost 45 pounds. haylei: i went all the way down to 80 pounds. it was very, very fast. rhondella: she was told not to dance because her heart could stop.
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haylei: i was tired, nauseous, pale and you could see my bones. rhondella: a month ago she competed in the miss taunton pageant. she didn't win the crown; but dancing, she did win scholarship money and "the most talented" category spreading a weighty message. she'll never forget that dance judge. haylei: i had fallen victim to my mirror, scale, and measuring tape. rhondella: with so many new year's resolutions focused on diet, haylei wants her struggle to help others susceptible to anorexia. haylei: if you're thin naturally, it's okay. you're not automatically anorexic. if you're thick, you're not fat. you're just who you are. i mean, be happy with whatever you are. rhondella: haylei's mindset was the biggest problem. her family was her savior. mom went to school for half the year to sit with her at school lunch, and her twin sister threw out the scale. in taunton, rhondella richardson, wcvb, newscenter 5. karen: fire in west below forces dozens of families out of their apartments.
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also ahead, boston police investigating a brazen sexual assault.
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karen: dorchester residents are on alert after reports of a sexual assault. a 29-year-old woman was attacked
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morning. she was walking alone down a busy stretch of columbia road when police say the man grabbed her from behind near annabel street. he ran away after the attack. anyone with information is asked to contact boston police. doug: two men are recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a car in essex. they were trying to cross main street near c.k. pearl restaurant when they were hit. both were taken to beverly hospital. essex police say the woman driving the s.u.v. did stop. she is expected to face charges. karen: about 200 westborough families are hoping to be back in their home today after an apartment complex fire. flames broke out in the trash room of the fountainhead apartment complex on route 9. the fire was quickly knocked down, but significant water damage forced firefighters to cut the power. the red cross is helping them out. doug: protests continuing in cleveland over a grand jury's decision not to indict two officers who fatally shot 12-year-old tamir rice. yesterday, more than 120 protesters marched to the home of the county prosecutor tim mcginty. they laid on the ground for four
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it took to get tamir medical attention after he was shot. the group wants mcginty to resign or to be removed. karen: the road to the white house runs through the bay state today. democratic candidate bernie sanders is holding two events here. the first at u-mass amherst at 1:00. then he'll head to north high school in worcester for a rally at 5:00. twins share lots of things, but these two siblings won't have to share the same birthday. they were born on different days and different years in san diego. a baby girl was born one minute before midnight on new year's eve. her twin brother was born two minutes after midnight on new year's day. both babies are happy and healthy. doug: one will be 21 and the other one will be standing outside. no, no, one more minute. then you can join us. as we get ready to start our weekend, a little snow perhaps. danielle: a little snow coming in on monday.
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it's a nice weekend above normal both days so we'll take that. but the coldest air all season moves in on monday and the snow showers will affect the coastline line monday night into first thing tuesday especially the folks on the cape and nantucket. doug: semi-bearable those tens when you see the 40's that are still there. they're still there. little bit. thank you for joining us. karen: "good morning america" is next. v cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. r people don't have access to healthcare v because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one
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