tv 7 News Today in New England NBC November 15, 2015 9:00am-10:30am EST
>> new developments in the attacks on paris. investigators make arrests as they try to figure out if any terrorists may have slipped away. >> president obama touching down in turkey. he is speaking about the paris attacks ahead of the g 20 summit. . >> barbaric ruthless violence, gee hadist terrorist group. >> the democratic candidates taking on isis. the focus on foreign policy in
>> tributes to paris from the bruins and beyond. fast local event happening today. we will tell you about that coming up. >> this is 7 news today in n ewengland. >> good morning, everyone. i'm jennifer eagan. >> hi. i'm kris anderson. all those stories coming your way straight ahead on 7 news today in new england. to this sunday. >> i know. we were saying earlier, even just walking in, you need to bundle up a little bit. today? >> we are beginning to warm up a little bit here. lower 40's. that is off the morning lows. a lot of suburbs dealing with some frost on the car early this morning. 43 in boston. 43 in bedford. the story yesterday, not only the cool air but the strong wind. the winds gusting 30-35 miles an hour. we still have some breeze out there. no question about. that not as powerful as yesterday. the gusts today, closer to 20-25, versus 30-35. consistent 12-18 miles an hour right now from boston out
through worcester. we have had some patches of clouds to mix. in at times, dimmed out that sunshine. we will call it partly sunny overall. not expecting any precipitation today or tomorrow. all in all, pretty good weather ahead of us into the afternoon. in temperatures, milder. stuck in the mid-40's yesterday. we will reach the low to middle 50's this afternoon. not a bad day at all. the next several days do feature dry weather. we will talk about when we could see some rain ahead, guys. >> thank you. breaking overnight in the terror attacks in paris. president obama speaking from the g-20 summit in turkey. obama says the terrorism is an attack on the civilized world. he pledges to help hunt down those responsible. >> also new information this morning, a car was suspects... with suspected links to theay the attacks has been found on the outskirts of paris. guns were found in that vehicle as well. >> two of the suicide bombers have been identified. one is a frenchman known for ties to islamic radicalism. the family of the 29-year-old
being questioned today. >> this morning, isis is claim in the attacks. >> the french government says only 7 are dead and now they are doing whatever they can to track down that last terrorist. police raids in belgium less than 24 hours after the attacks in paris. multiple arrests and search warrants executed. >> operations are still ongoing as we speak. >> in the hours after the massacre, the frinch are looking for clues and reviewing their intelligence. we now know they had a security file on one of the killers. a former french prosecutor says they have been overwhelmed with people traveling to and from syria. >> a french isis sympathizer who visited syria was arrested in august for planning a similar attack. nbc news has learned another in germany this month had a car loaded with explosives. >> it's awful.
and it could well happen in united states. the site of the hostage massacre is less than a half mile from the office of charlie hebdo. 12 died in the attack back in office. appreciations are shocked. >> we just didn't think this could happen twice. >> a french prosecutor said 7 attackers are dead. explosives. eighth attacker still on the run. >> truly heartbreaking. this morning we are hearing more terrifying tales from the people who survived the attacks there in paris. brandon gunnoe has their stories. >> new video of the shoot-out terrorists. the french president calling the attacks an act of war. after a night of mass killings. not seen in paris since world war ii, bodies on the streets. terror in the air. isis claiming it and warning of more attacks. it started with france and
germany playing sock we are millions watching on tv. when suddenly, an explosion heard across france. a trail of terror and... >> they were not stopping. guns. reloading the guns. and they were heavily armed. >> the national stadium targeted by three suicide bombers. to the concert, where 89 were it all took less than 0 minutes. after the first explosion at the soccer stadium, the french president was evacuated. as fans left, they sang the french national anthem. one suicide bomber tried to get through with a ticket. but was stopped and then blew himself up. then outside the bataclan concert hall where the deadliest of the attacks took place, 89 were killed. you could see people running from the theater and hanging out of windows trying to get away. dozens escaped to the roof and
one mother hid under a dead body for nearly an hour. >> that was... i was next to a he fell on me. i was covered underneath his body. >> then did you pretend to be >> yes. >> yes. >> a 23-year-old junior at cal state long beach was studying design in paris. friends and family called her peopley. >> this is really happening. this is happening. there is nothing i can really do. to bring her back. >> the french president has declared three days of nation's security at its highest level. in the newsroom, brandon england. n.f.l. games will find additional security in place. there are no specific threats, but as kimberly bookman shows us, patrols are stepped up at various venues, including at the td garden.
>> even in an ice rink at an n.h.l. game, an ocean away, thoughts are on stadium security. >> i see a lot of, a lot of measures. >> sources tell 7 news that boston police are increasing patrols and visibility at td garden and other location and events that draw crowds. >> it makes me feel better. i'm pretty confident that being, you know,... we are taking all the steps that we need to take to make sure we are safe. >> law enforcement says there are no specific threats to boston, security officials at logan airport are also quiching updated on intelligence and following a heightened safety plan. >> i think it's probably safer now than any other time. so no stress at all. >> bill spencer showed up hours before his flight to france. a move airlines recommend. while planes continue to fly in and out of the country, they say departure and arrival delays are likely, because of stepped-up border security. these pictures on twitter show long lines at charles de
this boston-bound passenger stood among them. >> it was very chaotic. the airport was crazy. i stayed in line for about four hours. such a long line. i almost passed out. >> as people here try to live life as usual, it's clear there is a new normal now. >> you are more aware of your surroundings. look around. pay attention. all directions. front, back, side to side. make sure everything is safe to go. >> as we mentioned earlier, president obama is in turkey this morning. there is renewed urgency at the g-20 summit. security is extremely tight as the leaders gather for two days of talks.... >> the cast of saturday night live also expressing their support for paris. instead of the typical comedic open that we typically see, last night, snl cast members opened the show with a heartfelt message to the people of france. >> paris is the city of light. and here in new york city, we
out. our love and support is with everyone there tonight. we stand with you. >> she delivered the same message in french also. >> a vigil will take place at noon today on boston common. governor charlie baker will be there along with the council general... consul-general of france. public safety officials are expected to gave brief on security measures back here at home after the attacks in paris. a mass will be held at the cathedral of the holy cross in the south end. organizers say the mass at 11:30 is to remember those affected as well as to unite to pray for those in france. >> still ahead this morning, the topic of taking on isis is taking center stage. at the democratic debate in iowa. hear from the candidates on the issues. plus's political editor andy hiller has his own take on who won and who lost. >> also ahead, the band u-2
>> presidential contenders scare off in their second debate out it opened with a moment of silence for the people of paris. the debate quickly shifted to the topic on everyone's mind right now. isis. >> all three candidates, in fact, vowing that the u.s. would root out terrorist groups behind this carnage. >> together leading the world, this country will rid our plan ept of this brar bruce... bar rowse organization called isis. >> terrorism, foreign policy, and the use of american forces dominated the debate early. bernie sanders challenging hillary clinton on her votes as a senator in favor of the war in iraq. >> that was one of the worst foreign policy blunders in the modern history of the united states. >> clinton dimissed the assertion and called on other countries to take a stronger role in the fight against isis. >> this is actually america's fight. it cannot solely be america's fight. >> as the debate continued, the focus did shift to the
where sanders and martin o'malley challenged the front-runner. >> well, wait a minute. wait a minute. >> education to health care, the environment and immigration were also in the mix. campaign staples that saw the candidates take swipes at their republican counterparts more often than each other. >> let's say it in our debate. you will never hear this from that immigrant-bashing carnival-barker, donald trump. the truth of the matter is... (cheers and applause) >> the polls, by the way, going into last night's debate showed hillary clinton leading with a big lead now over bernie sanders and the other candidates. >> will her performance help her or hurt her? political editor andy hiller joins us now with his instinct. >> paris changed everything. it turned what would have been a sleepy saturday night debate into a wide-awake look at the war on terror. it was a show-case for hillary
double-edged sword. this debate was a slam-dunk for clinton. because at a time when national security experience is suddenly at a premium, she standard. bernie sanders and martin o'malley really weren't losers. but when it came to foreign policy, both came across more as supporting actors than potential presidents. neither challenged clinton's views very aggressively. but big challenges will come from the republican party. and that's why this debate was also a win for the republicans. paris will trigger a full-throated debate over clinton's role in porn policy and president obama's. and they are both vulnerable. the last thing this nation needs is another issue that divides us. but that is exactly what paris presents. will it be full-speed ahead or we are going to have to choose. i'm andy hiller. and that's my instinct. . >> there is much more coming
you will remember this lasting image of boston marathon bombing victim martin richard. see how his younger sister is echoing his message in the wake of what happened in paris. >> a new test out for players taking hard hits on the field. how technology developed in the bay state could help keep these players safe. >> not quite as cold or not quite as windy as yesterday.
>> a beautiful sunny morning out there this morning. it is cold. but it's refreshing, too. it. beating you down like we did yesterday. >>. we had gusts 0-35 miles an hour. even the top of blue hill, 50 miles an hour. down across nantucket, not helping us out either. temperatures yesterday afternoon, in the 40's. wind out of the west. at 11 miles an hour. we still have a breeze today. not quite as overpowering as it was yesterday afternoon. and the temperatures slowly warming up throughout the day as well. we don't call it 40's today. we will reach lower to middle
50's early this afternoon. 39 in worcester right now. 43 out in fitchburg. anything over 20 miles per hour with gusts shows up on this map. we are seeing some of the 20-mile-per-hour winds down through hyannis, down through the vineyard and over toward nantucket. from boston up to worcester, generally, closer to 15 miles an hour. again, not as powerful as yesterday. at times, a breelz or gust. 20-25 miles an hour. you see that on the forecast model here into the afternoon and early evening hours. those winds subside into the evening hours. on. not a whole lot. it is quiet. track. we have some patches of clouds that mix in and dim out the sunshine at times. ly call it partly sunny dale overall. you can see some more clouds through the north and west of us. across southern canada. and occasionally, this will spill into southern new england and central new england. seasonable weather. the average high temperature this time of year, in the lower 50's. we will be close to that in boston this afternoon. and again, tomorrow afternoon.
into wednesday. cool front coming in from the north. that will slide south of us. we will hold into the up 40er's on tuesday. however, very little wind out there. and a lot of sunshine on tuesday. that will help off-set the cooler air mass in place. then you look to the west of us. on wednesday. some soaking rains from the great lakes all the way down through the deep south. this will be the storm system that works in here late in the week. we will talk about thursday afternoon, thursday night and into friday, the next best widespread rain. partly sunny skies today. that wind not as strong as yesterday. lower to middle 50's on average across the area. then tonight, partly cloudy. not as cold as last night. a lot of suburbs below freezing this morning. we will hold above the freezing mark tonight thanks to some cloud cover in place. mid-0's at the coolest. low 40's in the city of boston. tomorrow, we should reach middle 50's on average. light breeze out there.
dry for the next four days. thursday afternoon into friday, widespread showers. a good bet it looks like that system will slide off to the east of us by friday night. along with the dry start to next weekend. guys? >> thank you so much. still ahead this morning, boston standing in solidarity with paris. vigils and events being held across the city. >> u-2 reaching out to the victims of paris. what the band is saying about the attacks and the cancellation of their concerts
>> you are looking live now at the growing memorial outside the restaurant that was attacked by terrorists in paris. you can see dozens and dozens of flowers left there. as well as candles lit in memory of the victims. also a large crowd gathered there as well. the band u-2 paying respects as well. they laid flowers at the memorial at the bataclan theater. lead singer bono saying this attack is the first direct hit on music. 87 of the 129 people who died were in a theater while a rock band was playing a show. u-2 was supposed to play two concerts this weekend in paris. but they were canceled after the french president called for three days of mourning across the country. u-2 says the band completely understands.
when the band can reschedule their concerts. >> other bands also canceling events in the wake of the attacks in paris. foo-fighters have canceled the restle of their european tour. coldplay canceling a title live-stream concert set for friday night as well. just amazing. you see the outpouring, i that continue to grow. >> i know. i mean, we were looking at those pictures a few moments ago. this shows how many people are coming out to remember the victims of just, you know, a little bit more than a day ago. >> yeah. horrible tragedy. still ahead this morning, a foundation started after the boston marathon bombings continues to help out others. see how a little girl is benefiting from the survivor's gift. >> and the bruins giving fans something to cheer about at the garden last night. we will have more on the game
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paris. touching tributes spread all across the city. richard echoing his message of peace in the wake of what happened in paris. >> 9:30 this sunday morning. i'm kris anderson. >> it is expected to warm up. let's go over to chris lambert. >> chris: going from the 40's to's this afternoon. we expect some seasonal cold weather here in november. with temperatures in the 30's at night. in the 50's during the day. 41 in bedford. 43 in norwood right now. the winds out of the west. 12-18 miles an hour from boston. out through worcester. sure. we have a breeze out there. this is not as strong as it was yesterday. so instead of seeing gusts 30-35, like yesterday afternoon, the gusts are more like 20-25 this afternoon. a chill to the atmosphere. feeling like 37 in boston. the windchill factor in
worcester right now at 30 degrees. patches of clouds mixed in with the sunshine. that will be the case throughout the day. partly sunny as these mid to high-level clouds occasionally move. in temperatures this afternoon, still nice. lower to middle 50's. then tomorrow afternoon, back into the mid-'s as well. even a few upper 50's down through southeastern massachusetts. we are beginning to see more seasonable weather settled on in. after the very mild start. to kick off november. really the first half of november running a good 7-8 degrees above the average. that changes. more seasonable ahead. drier pattern the next several days. until late in the week thursday into friday. next best chance of rain. we will talk more about that. >> all right. thank you. we are following new details in the terror attacks in paris. investigators seized a car with suspected links to the terrorists. nbc news reports guns were found in that car parked on the outskirts of paris. also a french official says one of the bombers entered europe with other refugees from syria last month.
>> an american college student is among the 129 people killed in the coordinated attacks. the 23-year-old died when gunmen stormed a parisian restaurant. she was studying abroad, majoring in design at cal tech long beach. the f.b.i. is heading to paris now. they are going to help search for accomplices in these attacks. >> meanwhile, people are trying to move forward after the attacks that killed 129 people. we have more from paris. >> reporter: such a simple, serene gesture of sorrow and remembrance. candles in the vibrant city known for its lights. but now bloody and bowed by the darkness of evil minds. two college students from california studying abroad in europe told me they could have easily been at the rock concert where so many young people were killed. >> the people that wanted to strike this particular venue wanted to strike the youth. >> france took full measure of what happened with president hollande calling it an act of war and saying punishment will
be merciless. there was a police raid in belgium, to round up anyone suspected of being connected to the terrorists. isis claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks, targeting shopping areas, cafes, a packed concert venue and a staid stadium. people were trying to climb down walls to escape the gunfire. this underscored the sheer panic. >> huge gunshots. sounded like fireworks. just like bang, bang, bang, bang. through the window. >> last night, these city streets were crowded. it was crowded when we left the hotel and walked to the restaurant. tonight it is empty. >> reporter:. >> we changed our itinerary. for us, it is a change in schedule. for the people of paris, it is changing their lives. >> reporter: the streets near if incidents are clear of body bags now. replaced by media from around the world.
and the people of paris. some who stare. some who pray. many who weep. among the many social media hash tags emerges, "pray for paris." so they will sunday evening. at the cathedral of notre dame. nbc news, paris. >> here in boston, a memorial is growing outside of the french consulate in the back bay here. we have more on the tributes in the city and all across the area. >> from the pru to b.u. >> tonight we gather in peace. in solitary force. >> boston showing its support for france from afar. >> we are thinking so much about paris. >> a sheer coincidence on paris street. a prayer for peace was held. >> because we have just so much sadness going on. initially planned to stop youth violence in the city. taking new meaning saturday night in light of the terror attacks. >> we are going to make sure
to honor the victims and really all the residents of paris today. >> starting friday night leading into saturday, people left flowers fpd and messages of solidarity. >> i'm french. okay? >> the gestures connecting with this man and his family who moved to boston last february. from france. . >> today it's my second country. you understand? >> it's horrible. >> their only question now, these most recent attacks, what's next? >> this memorial continues to grow. showing no signs of slowing down. in boston, 7 news today in new england. >> boston marathon bombing
special message for france. as nancy chen shows us, she is echoing the message of her brother martin richard with a >> a boston marathon bombing survivor sending a message of peace to parents... paris. jane rismd's message, a translation of her brother martin's handmade signs. a sign of support from a tragedy. >> my son had a message of peace, and it's a message for all of us. >> martin richard was the youngest victim of the marathon bombing. and his sister and mother were both seriously hurt. the richard family continues to carry on martin's message of peace with a foundation in his name and with team nmr-8. marathon runners raising millions of dollars for the charity. and just recently, with the new bridgewater state institute for social justice, and with the unveiling of
father spoke about the man he knew his son would have become. >> a handsome, funny, generous, and kind soul. a competitive man who would find success in life. a compassionate man with a sense of fairness and commitment to family, community, and social justice. >> no more hurting people. a message that continues throughout the commonwealth. across the country, and now to paris. from a city and a family that simply wants peace. nancy chen, 7 news today in new england. >> a young girl is learning to run again after losing her leg. an eight-year-old attended a clinic saturday to learn how to jewels her new prosthetic leg. a gift from the foundation. more than 30 amputees attended the event at the boston athletic club learning to walk and run with their new prosthetics. this is the second grant
gifted by the foundation. >> in other news, a home goes up in flames in raynham. this happened on south main street. you can see in the video here, that the roof was badly damaged. right now, there is no word on the cause of the fire. and a man in custody in connection with a series of bank robberies in manchester, new hampshire. police say a man robbed two banks in the area this past week. investigators say he threatened tellers with a gun and demanded money. he will be arraigned on monday. >> still ahead on 7 news today in new england, obviously, huge game for the patriots today. a little payback maybe. hear how they are putting the pats match-ups with the giants or at least trying to put them
>> he is tough. he can do it all. >> and that's coming from a player who can do it all, too. julian edelman is in the midst of the best season of his career. >> julian, i mean, forecast he is a beast. i mean, for his size. he is like... his quickness. his ability and speed altogether. forms into an unbelievable player that he is. >> who wouldn't want edelman on their team? the jets' loss has turned into the patriots' gain. >> i just remember right now that i'm focusing on this week and the process that we are preparing for. the giants. >> another pats receiver who is looking forward is brandon la belle. rust. >> i think i'm getting back to
get my win. i'm close. >> the bruins honoring the victims of the paris attacks before their game last night in detroit. second period: patrice bergeron gets the shot off. knocking home his own rebound. bruins scored three times in the second frame. they go on to win it 3-1. senior day in cambridge. harvard takes on penn. in a hole to start. down 21-6. shelton-moseley earthquake connecting for the 28-yard touchdown. second half, different story. harvard is shut out. and penn knocks off the crimson. 5-25. snapping harvard's 22-game win streak. we are going to have complete coverage of the game this afternoon in new york. that is coming up tonight on sports xtra. that is it for sports. have a great day. >> and still ahead, the n.f.l.
>> have any plans to go outside today? it looks like a good day to do that. >> today the wind is fierce. you still have to bundle up. you can still get done what you need to get done. >> a little more manageable. if you are trying to get those flooefs a big pile, they may have a better chance of staying in the pile today. sunrise this morning at 6:35. sunset at 4:22. it is hard to get as much done during the day. you know, we are losing the light. just past 4:00 in the afternoon here. we go until february 2 before we get that sunset, back until 5:00 p.m. the theme of november, the first cup of weeks has been warm weather. especially, the first 7 days
well above the average. yesterday was the first day below average in the city of boston. you see these warm squares. above average temperatures. not the case yesterday. you know, we started off the first week of november, over 12 degrees above average. this is a more seasonable pattern. ahead of us this week. i don't see, you know, much fluctuation from the seasonal averages. close to 52 in boston. as we go through the next 7 days. a couple days below by a few degrees. we are pretty close. you get the point there. all right. 9 in boston right now. 43 in boston. soggy start in a lot of suburbs. that now melting away. as we have temperatures above freezing. the wind out of the west. 12-18 miles an hour. in boston through worcester. occasionally, we still have gusts, 20-25 miles an hour. a breeze out there today. not quite as strong as it was yesterday. we also have some batches of
allowing for it to dim it out at times. we will call it partly sunny throughout the day. you know, if there is not much weather going on in terms of precipitation across new england, today, nor tomorrow, although beginning tomorrow night, we will watch this cold front to the north of us start to drift south. that pushes south and west and drops through here. looks like tuesday will be the colder of the days coming up over the next few. tuesday itself, only into the upper 40's. what about any rain? here is our late week rainstorm, calling for some showers here. thursday afternoon and thursday night. into friday. no rain over the next four days. late next week, we will track the system through here. tonight, temperatures above freezing in many suburbs. i don't think we will see the frosty start on monday
morning. tomorrow, mostly sunny skies. a little breeze out there. temperatures in the afternoon, running into the mid to even a few upper 50's. southwest of boston. a pretty good day overall. tuesday, wednesday, look nice. a lot of sunshine. and light winds. they will be frosty starts there in the morning hours. a lot of 20's widespread tuesday and wednesday morning. there is your rain chance beginning thursday afternoon. >> all right. looks good, thank you. still ahead, the democrats square off in the second debate. the topic of battling isis takes center stage. hear from the candidates coming up. coming up, concussions. they are why some call football the most dangerous sport. a new test developed in massachusetts that may put parents at ease. that is just minutes away on 7
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>> ave. athletes who play contact sports know there are some risk. some are obvious. the invisible injury of a concussion can be difficult to detect. >> interesting development. there is a lab right here in massachusetts that has come up with the first ever blood test that can make a diagnosis moments after that impact on the field. joe amorosino has the details on this medical breakthrough. >> he loves it. he loves everything about it. >> stacy holland's son plays middle school football. she knows it can get rough. >> i said don't hit him so hard! he likes it when they bounce off the ground. (laughter) >> like most parents of young
athletes, she worries about the danger of concussion. hard to detect, traumatic brain injury. >> players had concussions and we didn't even know. >> the dorchester high school coach raul brown says it is difficult to know on the sidelines if a player has a concussion. a scientific breakthrough for a test would be welcome. >> it would change things tremendously. >> this feels like science-fiction when you think about the level of detection that you are doing in the blood. >> kevin is the c.e.o. of a massachusetts laboratory that is developing rocket science on the blood. technology that can look for tell-tale proteins revealing signs of trauma to the brain. >> what happens when you have a concussion is your brain and some of the cells, the neuroons get damaged. thach release proteins that are evident in the cerebral spinal cord. >> some fluid leaks into the blood in a minute level. this technology can pull information it from.
scientific papers published about the early protein work caught the attention of the u.s. military. before long, the n.f.l. took notice as well. backing the research. and they quickly realized the impact it could have on athletes of all ages. . >> we know that youth athletes, if they have a concussion, then they return to play too quickly. and then they have another injury. they could die. >> one of the nation's top repetitive brain injury researchers, dr. robert stern at boston university, is encouraged that the test could help save lives. >> having the ability to measure changes in proteins, right after an injury can be a huge game-changer. >> impressive technology. they hope to have it out of the lab by 2017 and plan to have portable detection kits available for use on the sidelines by that time as well. joe amorosino, 7 news. >> that is really important work.
i mean, some parents are hesitant to let their kids play because of the danger. >> yeah. it is dangerous. but medical breakthroughs like this could maybe put a little of that tension at ease for the players. and those watching. still so much more ahead on today in new england this morning. the memorials in paris are continuing to grow. investigators are trying to round up suspects with ties to the attacks. you see the flowers outside of the restaurant where one of the attacks was. some of the suicide bombers have been identified also. >> new video coming out of paris showing the momentsle of terror and president obama speaking out, calling what happened in paris an attack on the civilized world. much more when we come back. it's the holidays. which means a house full of people -- who all want to get online. so it's the perfect time for verizon fios. it has the fastest internet and wifi available. with speeds from 50 to 500 megs. and right now, you'll get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone for 79.99 a month online
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>> paris in mourning. residents trying to understand what happened on friday when explosions and gunfire erupted across the city of light. >> new details on the suspected suicide bombers and arrests made as the investigation into the attacks crosses borders into belgium. >> here at home: security ramped up in some spots where you can expect to see a stronger police presence. >> plus, vigils across the city remembering those lost and those affected as boston comes together standing with france. >> good morning, everyone. >> plenty of news ahead in this half hour. including the latest from
paris. first locally, we want to check your sunday weather forecast. chris lambert, the chilly weather continues. >> it does. you know, the temperatures warming up today. more so than they did yesterday. 44 in bedford right now. 44 in boston. 45 in norwood. the winds gusty. 20-25 miles an hour. not quite as strong as they were yesterday. yesterday, gusts 0-35. today, 20-25. you look west of us. it is warmer. buffalo, new york, 62 degrees. more seasonable air working in over the next couple of days. clouds at times mixing in with the sunshine. a little bit cooler midweek. we watch a rain chance approach from the west there. thursday afternoon. thursday night into friday. we will talk more about that 7-day ahead.
>> now to the latest on the terror in paris. president barack obama is in turkey today for the g-20 summit. >> the president spoke to reporters earlier this morning. he said the attacks on paris were "an attack on the civilized world." he also said that "skies have darkened." the president has pledged to help hunt down the attackers. islamicst extremism is expected to be a major topic at the summit over the next two days. the french president will not be there following the attacks. >> also we are learning that a car with suspected links to the attacks has been found in a suburb four miles east of paris. the man who rented it is being quelled to see if he or that car is linked to the attacks that struck across the city. >> two of the suicide bombers have been identified. one is a frenchman known for ties to islamic radicalism. the family of that 29-year-old has been detained and they are being questioned today. >> as investigators continue working through the crime scene's new details are emerging. >> we are learning about those
who lost their lives, including an american college student. we have complete coverage of the terror in paris starting with 7's brandon gunnoe. >> new video of the shoot-out between police and the terrorists. the french president calling the attacks an act of war. after a night of mass killings. not seen in paris since world war ii. bodies on the streets. terror in the air. isis claiming it and warning of more attacks. it started with france and germany playing sock we are millions watching on tv. when suddenly,, an explosion heard across france. a trail of terror had started. >> they were not stopping. i mean, they were refueling their guns. they were reloading the guns. and they were very heavily armed. >> the national stadium targeted by three suicide bombers. to the concert hall where 89 were killed. it all took less than 30 minutes.
the soccer stadium, the french president was evacuated. fans left and they sang the french national anthem. one suicide bomber tried to get through with the ticket. he was stopped and then blew himself up. then outside the bataclan concert hall, where the deadliest of the attacks took place, 89 were killed. you could see people running from the theater and hanging out of the windows trying to get away. dozens escaped on to the roof and were rescued. a mother of two hit under a dead body for nearly an hour. >> that was... i was next to a guy that got shot in the head. he fell on me. so i was covered underneath his body. dead? >> yes. >> were you covered in blood? >> yes. >> a 2-year-old junior at cal state long beach was studying design in paris. friends and family called her mimi. >> this is really happening.
really do to bring her back. >> the french president has declared three days of national mourning and put the nation's security at its highest level. brandon gunnoe, 7 news today in new england. >> new details are coming out about some of the victims of friday's terror attacks. among them, 36-year-old nick alexander of england. alexander was in charge of selling merchandise for the american band eagles of death metal before he was killed at that concert hall where the shooting took place. a lawyer was also killed at the concert hall friday. his coworkers describe him as a wonderful personality across the office. >> fears on the riseasm these attacks overseas. isis claiming responsibility as officials worked to identify the suspects in the attacks. that investigation now stretching across france's border into belgium as arrests are made. dan hausle has the story. >> police raids in belgium less than 24 hours after the attacks in paris.
multiple arrests and search warrants executed. >> these operations are still ongoing as we speak. >> in the hours after the massacre, the french are looking for clues and reviewing their intelligence. we now know they had a security file on one of the killers. a former french prosecutor says they have been overwhelmed with people traveling to and from syria. >> a french isis sympathizer who visited sir kra was arrested in august for planning a similar attack. nbc news has learned another in germany this month had a car loaded with explosives. >> it's awful and i'm afraid it's going to happen again. and it could well happen in other countries, including the united states. >> the concert hall that was the site of the hostage massacre is less than a half mile of the office from charlie hebdo. 12 died in the attack in the january. parisians are shocked.
>> we just didn't think this could happen twice. >> attackers are dead. they all wore vests with explosives. isis says there was an eighth attacker still on the run. the u.s. counterterrorism official told nbc news it could take days or even weeks before the identities and the affiliations of the attackers can be traced. >> now, bostonians are showing their support for france. they did so yesterday across the city. students at boston university holding this vigil honoring those who lost their lives during friday's terror attacks in paris. while others met for a prayer for peace holding lit candles in an east boston park. >> tonight we gather in peace, in solitary force. >> we are going to make sure to honor the victims and all the residents of paris today. >> they left flowers and messages as well showing
one best boston marathon bombing survivor, you see him there in the red jacket, he stopped by to pay his respects. there is his truck there. he had the french flag, obviously, flying from the back of his truck. >> the attacks may have happened thousands of miles away. in a way, they are hitting close to home. security stepped up here in boston at busy spots like last night's bruins game at the garden. we are learning that no threats have been made here. security officials aren't backing down. kimberly bookman has more. >> we stand with france. >> even in an ice rink at an n.h.l. game, an ocean away, prayers are with paris and security. >> i see a lot of, a lot of measures. >> sources tell 7 news that boston police are increasing patrols and visibility at td garden and other locations and events that draw crowds. >> it makes me feel better. i'm pretty confident that we are taking all the steps we
are safe. there are no specific threats to boston. security officials at logan updated on intelligence and plan. >> i think it's probably safer no stress at all. >> bill spencer showed up france. a move airlines recommend. >> while planes continue to fly in and out of the country, departure and arrival delays are likely because of stepped-up border security. these pictures on twitter show long lines at charles de gaulle airport. this boston-bound passenger stood among them. . >> it was very chaotic. the airport was crazy. st i stood in line for about four hours. such a long line. i almost passed out. >> people here try to live life as usual. it is clear there is a null normal now. >> look around. pay attention. all directions. front back, side to side. make sure everything is safe to go. >> kimberly bookman, 7 news today in new england. >> there is still a few events right here at home taking place today.
affected in the terrorist attacks. a vigil will take place at noon on boston common. governor charlie baker will be there as will lieutenant governor karen plea toe. officials are also expected to gave brief on security measures in effect after these attacks. a mass will be held also attacks that will take place at 11:30 this morning. at the cathedral of the holy cross in boston. organizers say the event is to remember those affected as well as unite to pray for those in france. >> the cast of saturday night live also expressing their support for paris. instead of a typical humor-filled cold open, cast members opened the show with a heartfelt message to the french. >> our love an support is with everyone there tonight. we stand with you. >> you can hear there, she delivered the same message in french also.
. >> we want to give you a live look in paris this morning. you see people on their knees and kneeling down. remembering those victims. this memorial continues to grow outside of the restaurant where one of those attacks took place. the flowers continue to pile up fbs. hundreds of people have been stopping by, leaving those flowers. stopping to say a prayer. stopping to remember those lost. there are candles burning as well. the mourning process continues for the people of paris and across france. . >> still ahead this morning, more on the terror attacks. what one band is saying after they had to postpone a performance there following friday's attacks. . >> here locally, in united states, democratic presidential hopefuls taking the stage last night again. how the paris attacks played a role in last night's debate. >> cold and windy start to the weekend. a little milder today.
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>> 10:15 this morning. a live look. traffic moving smoothly. the sun is shining bright. but there is all the a but. you need to bundle up still. >> it was chilly out there this morning. from what i understand. it is going to warm up. chris lambert, we need some rain, too. >> we do. you know, we have been talking about a lot of dry weather. not only this month but throughout much of the fall. we have had these mild stretches of weather as well
as dry stretches in the city of boston. first half of november, two-thirds of an inch of rain. that is below average. most of the rain fell on veteran's day. the next rain chance, you will have to wait another four days. good outdoor weather. if you have to clean up the leaves in the backyard, we will be able to get that done over the next few days. monitor. abnormally dry. not even a moderate drought from the seacoast of new hampshire back down through connecticut. we could use some rain out there. not going to find it the next couple of days. probably don't want rain on a sunday afternoon anyway. right? morning lows this morning, frosty start-for-for many of us outside boston. 37 in boston. mid-20's up into bedford. temperatures right now responding to that sunshine that we had this morning. they have jumped back up into the mid-40's. today, not quite as cold as yesterday. and not quite as windy. but that said, seasonably cool. still a breeze out there. ten miles an hour in boston right now. 17-mile-per-hour winds in worcester. occasionally, gusting 20-25. instead of the
35-mile-per-hour gusts we saw yesterday. here are some patches of clouds that we have had to dim out that sunshine. at times. almost like a filtered sun. we will call it partly sunny skies through the day. some thin to high-level clouds. they will continue to stream in through the northwest. that may be the case tomorrow morning and more sunshine in the afternoon. all in all, close to seasonal levels this afternoon. average high in the low 50's. 54 in the city of boston. tomorrow, later in the day, we will watch the cold front across northern new england start to spin towards southern new england overnight. there will be a cold start tuesday morning. and a cool day overall. upper 40's for highs on tuesday. however, forecast we will have a lot of sunshine and very little wind out there. it won't be a bad day overall. and here is the late week storm system that we expect to bring us some rain on wednesday. still back through the midwest. looks like thursday afternoon and friday, the next best chance to get widespread showers in here. 50-56 this afternoon. milder day. a bit on the breezy side still.
those winds should not be as powerful as they were yesterday. the forecast, keeping it dry right until thursday afternoon. thursday afternoon, into friday, temperatures in the 50's. showers and batches of rain on and off. could get half an inch to an inch across the area. >> some more news today, a man in custody in connection with a series of bank robberies in manchester, new hampshire. police say that eric douse robbed two banks last week in the area. he threatened the tellers with a gun and demanded money. there is the surveillance photo of the suspect. he will be arraigned on monday. >> to the race for the white house. the second democratic debate was saturday night. a day after the terrorist attacks in paris. the debate did focus strongly on terrorism and battling isis. isis has claimed responsibility for the attack. the debate began with a melt of silence. hillary clinton said it is not enough to just contain isis.
>> i think that we have to look at isis as the leading threat of an international terror network. kit not be contained. it must be defeated. >> america's best when we are actually standing up to evil in this world. isis, make no mistake about it, is an evil in this world. >> i don't think any sensible person would disagree that the invasion of iraq led to the massive level of instability that we are seeing right now. that was one of the worst foreign policy blunders in the modern history of the united states. >> clinton also said that her vote in 2002 to invade iraq was a mistake. the next debate will be next month in new hampshire. >> still ail head this morning, her brother was the youngest victim of the boston marathon bombings. well, now she is putting out a spin of his message of peace. she is sending it along to the people of paris. >> also ahead, more bands pulling out of shows and
>> boston marathon bombing survivor jane richard with a special message for those in paris. jane drew this sign of, a french translation of a sign her brother martin richard once made. martin was the youngest victim of the marathon bombing. . >> he had a message of peace. it is a message for all of us. >> both jane and her mother were seriously hurt during the boston bombing. their family continues to
raise money for the charity they named after martin. >> the band u-2 paying its respects to the victims in the attacks in paris. laying flowers at the memorial in the city outside of bataclan theater. 87 of the 129 people who died in the multiattacks were in the theater while the rock band was playing a show. not u-2. a different band from the u.s. u-2 was supposed to play two concerts in paris this weekend. but they were canceled. french authorities will decide when the band will reschedule those concert dates. and other bands also canceling their shows, pulling out of events in the wake of the attacks in paris. foo-fighters canceling the rest of their european tour. coldplay canceled a title live-stream concert set to be friday night. >> next on today in new england, chuck todd will join us with a preview of a special edition of meet the press. >> we want to take a live look
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the witness to the attacks. chuck todd has preview. >> well, good morning, this sunday morning, we have a special edition of meet the press. terror in paris. essentially, france's 9-11. houp did it happen? what signs did french intelligence miss? do we need a new strategy to confront isis? can we prevent the terror from united states? we will talk to our correspondents on the ground. eyewitness to the theater massacre. she essentially had to play dead to survive. top government officials, their take on what's next, and of course, one of the america's foremost experts on terrorism. plus, jeb bush joins us this morning. change the campaign for president or do they? all that and more coming up on meet the press. >> one final check of the weather with chris lambert. expecting low to middle 50's this afternoon. a bit breezy still. frbs not quite as strong winds as they were yesterday. we will hold on to partial
sunshine throughout the day. mid to upper 50's. quiet weather tuesday into wednesday. next best chance of rain working in here thursday afternoon into friday. >> thank you. thank you for joining us this sunday morning. i'm jennifer eagan. >> i'm kris anderson. seef you next weekend for 7 news today in new england.
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