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>> sarah: it's christmastime in the city. not according to the radar. tropical temperatures move in with rain and thunder ahead. good afternoon, everybody. if you are dreaming of a white christmas, keep on dreaming. >> christa: you had to do that to us, didn't you? bri is tracking wet weather. >> bri: mild temperatures. christa, amazing that we are sitting in the 50's and even 60 for martha's vineyard right
what's more incredible, bedford and norwood climbed out of the mid-0's this morning. they are in the low 50's. we expect those temperatures to keep going up. clouds with us right now. we are dry. although we did kick out that messy, patchy fog for earlier this morning. here come the showers, though. we wait until the afternoon to early evening hours for the wet weather to have to turn back on. but this is some wet weather that came from the gulf of mexico. so yes, tropical moisture that is coming in that will boost the temperatures and also the humidity, we are talking about not only a mild christmas but a muggy one. the muggiest it's been all winter ever on record. pretty incredible there. rain chance for today. more likely as we move through the day. i want to walk you through the timeline there. keeping the clouds with us. lighter showers for the evening commute, the real action for this wet weather doesn't kick in until we are about two hours either side of midnight. you can see that rumble of thunder not out of the question here. nothing severe. we could have some gusty winds that ratle the windows.
us tomorrow. maybe an early lingering but really, the bulk of the day looks to be dry. aside from that mugginess. how much rainfall are we talking? i think these numbers are underdoing it a little bit. a half an inch to closer to an inch. yesterday was the garden sprinkler. well, today is more of the garden hose. rain and fog through the day today. kicks in. and then tomorrow mostly cloudy. windy at the cape. those temperatures, mid-60's to even breaking 70 degrees in some spots. we will have more details coming up in a bit. >> christa: sections of the west getting buried by snow. here in the northeast, we haven't seen a flake. it is officially winter. looks like we have a green christmas on tap. >> sarah: the wild weather is just the beginning. >> danielle: that's right. snow falling from the northwest today. from arkansas to kentucky. there could be wind, hail, and tornadoes on tap. at this tahoe resort, just
so far. from a series of winter storms across the northwest. >> this is fantastic. it's great. this is great. california needs it. >> reporter: driven by el nino. >> it is nice when off-white christmas. we are not going to have that this year. a wet christmas but a merry one. >> reporter: challenging for eastern resorts and snow-related businesses. struggling because of the weather. from the south into the ohio valley, this week also brings the threat of destructive thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes and large hail. heavy rains could cause flash flooding. snow, possible tornadoes, and record highs, an eventful beginning to winter. and here at home, we are on track to call this the warmest december ever on record. with temperatures running
where they should be this time of year. in the weather-center, danielle gersh, 7 news. >> christa: a real-life grinch turns himself in to police. accused of stealing the christmas spirit from a lynn family's front yard. let's head out live to lynn right now. here is nicole oliverio with the story. nicole? >> reporter: well, apparently, this man saw himself on the news last night and decided to do the right thing. he turned himself in. police say because of that, they are not going to press any charges. a christmas grinch has a change of heart. after being caught on home surveillance, the man seen stealing christmas decorations ends up doing the right thing. >> last night someone came into the station and turned the equipment in that had been stolen. >> reporter: lynn police posted the video to facebook. in it, you see the man sneak up the front steps. then unstrand kri mass lights from the front porch. snatching them along with the family's light projector.
he had receive phone calls from friends. he felt really bad about it. he apologized. >> reporter: and in good christmas spirit, the police accepted the apology. >> the officers accepted the property and let him leave. at this time, we are not going to pursue any charges. >> reporter: the man from peabody told officers it was a prank. well, in lynn, they say the grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day. >> i give him credit for coming in and admitting he made a mistake. >> reporter: we spoke with the home obstruction of justicer who tells us she was so happy to hear that her decorations have been returned, she also says that she forgives man and in the spirit of christmas, she is glad he won't be getting in trouble. live in lynn, nicole oliverio, 7 news. >> sarah: new details. the chipotle at cleveland circle may be reopened by the end of the week. inspectors just arrived on scene. kimberly bookman is there live with the very latest. >> reporter: well, the headline is that this restaurant could open by the
boston inspectors arrived at this restaurant within the last hour and are now inside and meeting with managers and staff. they will do some standard health and safety inspections like checking food temperatures, cleanliness, all processes and procedures as well as staff training. chipotle has to get a 100% score in all of these categories in order to reopen. if they do, they could be serving food by the end of the day today. now, this comes two weeks after more than 150 people, mostly boston college students, got sick with the norovirus from eating here. an investigation found the illness spread because a chipotle employee came in to work sick. since then, 7 news has learned that chipotle has let the manager go who allowed that worker to stay on the job while under the weather. a spokesperson tells us they have a field leader at the restaurant and when it reopens, that person will be making sure that everyone is operational and everything is
procedures. kill berle bookman, 7 news. >> a woman facing drunk driving and other charges after allegedly leading police on a chase through several communities on the south shore last night. it started in cohasset. after police say the 43-year-old threw a bottle at a man in a parking lot. then she apparently took off through hingham and weymouth before finally crashing into a police krulzer in quincy. police say that no one was hurt. >> sarah: also today, the board that oversee it is m.b.t.a. releasing it first financial report to the legislator. fare hikes are headed toward "t" riders. fast new report released by the m.b.t.a.'s fiscal and management control board reveals the "t" is already counting on a 5% increase next year that could take effect in july. it hasn't been approved and could actually end up being as much as a 10% hike. something the board knows will be tough for commuters but necessary. they say given "t's" budget problems.
difficult and unpopular. but continued inaction of the m.b.t.a. is simply not an option. the rideing public, m.b.t.a. employees, taxpayers and the region's economy demand a well-function, efficient m.b.t.a. the m.b.t.a. is trying to close a projected $242 million budget gap. along with the possible 10% fare hikes, steps could include elimination of early-morning weekend service as well as boosting advertising and parking revenue. the m.b.t.a. has been working to prepare for winter weather. spending more than $90 million as they add tens of thousands of feet of new third rail as well as heating systems. still, according to the report, there is a $7.billion backlog of repairs looming over the a number that will likely grow. the need to make those repairs is dire. and could rise billions of dollars if they are not
>> christa: donald trump calling out the media in the wake of controversial comments about hillary clinton. her campaign not officially responding. some are calling her answers to a young girl's question on the campaign trail about bullying a clear message her republican rival. so for the latest on what she said, let's go to nancy chen in the control room. >> reporter: that rally last night in iowa, hillary clinton was asked about bullying. and she drew an emotional comparison to the campaign. many think she especially had donald trump's recent comments in mind. today trump is fighting back on twitter. >> that is why it is important to stand up to bullies wherever they are. and why we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. >> reporter: hillary clinton not mentioning donald trump by name during a town hall in iowa, but her comments seemed to refer to the war of words between the two front-runners. >> i really do think we need more love and kindness in our country. >> reporter: trump fired back this morning on twitter saying
event yesterday was pathetic. be careful, hillry. as you play the war on women or women being degraded card." the controversy started over the weekend with clinton's claim during the democratic debate that trump's comments about muslims were being shown by isis as a recruiting tool. trump demanded an apology and fired back on monday, using a vulgar term to describe clinton's 2008 bid for the white house. >> she was favored to win. and she got (bleep). she lost. i mean, she lost. >> reporter: trump blasted the media tuesday night. saying they were blowing it out of proportion. and the term simply meant she got "beaten badly." and that the word is often used in politics. as for clinton's original claim that she is not backing down, even though her campaign hasn't been able to offer any >> if you go on arabic television as we have, and you look at what is being blasted out with video of mr. trump
no muslims coming to the united states, other kinds of derogatory, defamatory statements, it is playing into the hands of the violent jihadists. >> reporter: new poll finds 50% of americans would be embarrassed if trump were elected president. clinton if she were to be elected. in the control room, nancy chen, 7 news. >> sarah: coming up next at noon, kim khazei's turn to share. recipes. and she is cooking up a hearty stew that will make everyone happy. >> christa: maybe you have one what is the deal with this little guy. a real-life elf there. >> bri: is this really christmas? the forecast is coming up.
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>> bri: not all hope is lost. we had a slow start as we made it toward christmas last year. we had seen some snow by that point. almost three inches for boston. and almost nine inches for worcester. it wasn't a white christmas last year either. it was also fast mild christmas. we started christmas day at 59 last year. now, still waiting for the first snow, of course. we need some snowflakes here. this is another record for worcester. the latest first flakes.
as our record highs tomorrow, current temperatures, 50 degrees for boston. 53 for norwood. amazing. bedford, norwood, climbed out of the mid-30's today to low 50's. and this is already 10-15 time of year. you can see that moisture in keeping the clouds cover with us as we get into later this afternoon, early this evening, for the evening showers. wet roads. but really that wet weather action starts to get going around midnight. two hours on either side of midnight. so watch what happens with the timeline here. at 6:00, some rain moving through. again, wet roads for the evening commute. and then you see that heavier precip that starts to move in. thunder. this moisture is coming from the gulf of mexico. we are talking some tropical making it mild and muggy tomorrow. but it also could mean the garden hose rather than the garden sprinkler from time to time.
generally speaking, around a quarters of an inch. there could be some areas that do exceed. that getting close to an inch. maybe a touch above. we could use. the temperature. amazingly, 5:00 a.m., we are close to 60 degrees tomorrow. then we cruise towards 70 for tomorrow afternoon. setting those records. and while we fall back into the upper 40's overnight, for christmas day, we are back into the mid-50's. definitely a mild one for us. take a look at those highs once again. possibly even making it past the 70-degree mark. what goes up has to come down, though? people have been asking. what do decembers mean for snow totals? here are the top three warmest decembers until this year. look at how those years turned for more on the travel forecast, danielle gersh. >> danielle: thank you, bri. winter is mostly out west. 40's in seattle. 36 right now in denver.
in large part to el nino. they need the rain and the snow, though. we are going to let them have it for now at least. we are dealing with the threat of severe weather. something to keep in mind if you are traveling today or tomorrow. maybe some rumbles of thunder across the northeast. a more moderate risk for hail. even tornadoes and strong winds in tennessee, arkansas. something to keep in mind if you are traveling today or tomorrow. traveling out of boston today, we will call it fair. we have afternoon showers. for your christmas eve day, christmas, pretty good travel day. the forecast, you will need the umbrellas later on today. low 50's. almost 70 degrees tomorrow. 60 with some sunshine for your christmas. then we are keeping a close eye on a cooldown and the chance for some snowflakes next week. >> christa: kim khazei is
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stew. surf and turf. here is kim's holiday helping. >> hi, everybody. happy holidays. we love this time of year. helping out with project bread. couldn't get the whole crew. busy time. but, raffley, wake up! this year we are making hearty fisherman stew. let's get cooking. here are our ingredients. you slice up the sausage. i will do the onions and peppers. understand yuns are just chopped. and red. they are sweeter. the three-color peppers makes it really pretty in the end. we do a lot of variations on whatever you like. today we are using charizo. a lot. >> times we use turkey we have a little bit of oil from the sausage. we will add all vegetables. peppers, onions, garlic.
ten minutes. until it's tender. we will add the remaining ingredients except for the shrimp and charizo. i'm using all chicken broth today. tomatoes. here is the salt. >> last but not least, crushed red pepper flakes. >> all right. fresh red pepper. chop that up. we will get this boiling now. all that's left to avd is the sausage and the fish. as soon as the shrimp curls, you are good to go. months. it is so warm and yummy. holidays. all right. so now it's time to enjoy. just want to thank each and every one of you for it means a lot. from our home to yours, happy holidays. >> christa: doesn't that look delicious right about now? >> i would eat that in a jiffy
>> christa: you will get a kick out of story this afternoon. a lite elf on the shelf. the real thing, folks. this little guy is going viral. with a number of adorable pictures and followers, too. >> sarah: yes. his fam lip says there is one reason, though, they are sharing the photos to spread happiness this holiday season. kim khazei has more. >> reporter: 'twas the week before christmas.
very nice. he tiptoed downstairs with some wrapping paper and glue. >> i can go to the bathroom in the middle of the night when inneed to. >> reporter: he makes mischief and messes. not quite a role model. look at that sweet tooth. big brother zack knows this elf is not a toy. he is rockwell. yes. he is a real boy spreading the magic of the season with a little help from his pop. >> i'm holding him the entire time. >> reporter: and the magic of photo-shop. rockwell sees you when you are sleeping. tells santa if you have been nice. his picture so popular on-line, people shared and shared twice. strangers all over the world clicking photos of this kid. >> not really expecting that it would go viral and that it would get the attention that it did. >> reporter: this family has had a taste of what it's like to spread joy. look who is next to rock wem. do you recognize that boy? that is will. he can fly. his pictures prove that kids with down syndrome can soar. these photos take for one simple reason.
no matter the season. and for the two youngest kids, it is a love that never ends. >> we are really excited to watch them grow up together and be best friends. >> reporter: life is not always picture-perfect. one thing is clear. christmas to feel this kind of cheer. kim khazei, 7 news. >> sarah: his instagram is that dad blog. amazing pictures on there. creative. >> christa: you were so into it. my favorite one had to have been with husband him taking the selfie with the doll. priceless. >> sarah: much more to come on 7 news. city official inspectors are checking things out at a chipotle in cleveland circle. >> bri: wet weather moving in we will run through the timeline. >> christa: the president making quite the shot on the golf course.
>> christa: christmastime nearly in the city. not according to the radar. rain and thunder moving into the area. some warm temperatures. >> sarah: yeah. definitely close to tomorrow. how hot is it going to get? >> bri: we are dry right now. you can see the wet weather starting to work in from the south and southwest. and this has been brewing. some good moisture in the gulf of mexico. and that's what it is coming in with. some of the tropical feel for
running through the timeline, by 6:00 p.m., for your evening commute, you are already seeing some wet weather. this action gets going as we get on one or two hours either side of midnight. some rumbles of thunder. while yesterday, was sort of light showers, sprinkles, today garden hose from time to time. tomorrow. there is a slight chance of the lingering shower or two. they shouldn't last very long or amount to much. it is all about the warm-up into tomorrow. rain chance for today, much more likely as we cruise into the later hours. again, tonight, we are talking and into the wee hours of tomorrow morning. current temperatures, 50 degrees for boston. 51 for bedford. bedford, norwood, climbed out of the mid-30's today. up to 50. watch how these temperatures climbed through the night tonight. best by 5:00 a.m., we are into along the south coast. and very close it to for boston. north. that brings us to our near record highs or record-breaking highs as we
still mild for kri mass day as well. here are the forecast highs. into tomorrow. 68 for boston. 65 for worcester. a couple of locations could hit 70 degrees. shattering these records. not the only records that will be broken. >> christa: a holiday robber accused of stealing a lynn's family... a lynn family's christmas display. >> reporter: a christmas grinch has a change of heart. after being caught on home surveillance, man seen stealing christmas decorations ends up doing the right thing. >> last night someone came into the station and under the the... turned the equipment in that had been stolen. >> reporter: in it, you see the man sneak up the front steps. unstrand christmas lights from the front porch. snatching them along with the family's light projector. >> he said that he had seen himself on the news. he had received phone calls from friends, and he felt
and he apologized. north good christmas spirit, apology. >> the officers accepted the property and let him leave. at this time, we are not going to pursue any charges. >> reporter: the man told officers it was a prank. well in, lynn they say the grinch's small heart grew three size that is day. >> i give him credit for coming in and admitting that he made a mistake. >> reporter: we just spoke with the home owner is so happy to hear her decorations have returned. she forgives the man, she tell us. in lynn, 7 news. >> reporter: inspectors were here at chipotle. shape. right now they are doing paperwork. as you mentioned, the restaurant could be open as
inspectors tell us they inside chipotle. they looked at the chemicals used to disinfect the restaurant and tested to make sure it is virus-free. they did some staff training and including giving a pop quiz to employ easy to make sure they understand poll sis and procedures. all workers who were here when the norovirus outbreak happened have been tested: those that were cleared are scheduled to work. two weeks after more than 150 people, mostly boston college here. an investigation found the illness spread because a chipotle employee came into work sick. >> clearly, somebody had asked a boss, mentioned he was sick and he was told to stay to the end of the shift. bad mistakes here. serious consequences. >> reporter: the manager in charge at that time has been
we will monitor the situation here. we will have the latest coming up later this evening. >> sarah: stephen silva's first day of freedom today. after being released from federal custody after spending 17 months behind bars. silva admitted to giving the gun to a former classmate dzhokhar tsarnaev. he says he didn't know what it would be used for. >> i'm very upset that a firearm was used to kill him. i had no idea whatsoever what his intentions were. it is very difficult. it is something i have to live with. >> sarah: the gun with us used to kill sean collier. >> christa: a shooting at a planned parenthood in colorado. the suspect will be in court. robert dear is accused of opening fire and killing three people in november at a planned parenthood clinic.
dear admitted to the shooting warrior for the babies, in his words. one of the police killed was a police officer from melrose. officer garett swayze responded to the scene when dear shot and killed him. >> sarah: bowe bergdahl didn't enter any pleas during a hearing yesterday. it was one of the first times he has been seen in public since being free from the taliban earlier this year. the army sergeant could be handed a life sentence if found guilty of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after walking off the base in afghanistan back in 2009. a secret service agent says his weapon, badge, and other items were stolen from his car in washington, d.c. it happened in broad daylight monday outside the secret service's headquarters about a mile from the white house. a law enforcement official says that that doesn't appear to be a threat to the agency. >> christa: donald trump calling out the media in the wake of controversial comments
her campaign, meantime, is not officially responding. she made curious response to a question on the campaign trail. for the latest on that, let's go to nancy chen. >> reporter: last night, hillary clinton was asked about bullying. she drew an emotional comparison to the campaign. many think she especially had donald trump's recent comments in mind. this, as trump's bites back today on social media. >> that is why it is important to stand up to bullies wherever they are. and why we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. >> reporter: hillary clinton not mentioning donald trump by name during a town hall in iowa, but her comments seem to refer to the war of words between the two front-runners. more love and kindness in our country. >> trump fired back on twit they are morning, saying "the hillary clinton staged event yesterday was pathetic. be careful, hillary. as you play the war on women or women being degraded card." the controversy started over
claim during the democratic debate that trump's comments about muslims were being shown by isis as a recruiting tool. trump demanded an apology and fired back monday, using a vulgar term to describe clinton's 2008 bid for the white house. >> she was favored to win. she lost. i mean, she lost. >> reporter: trump took to twitter tuesday night blasting the media. saying they were blowing it out of proportion. the term simply meant she got "beaten badly." and the word is often used in politics. as for clinton's original down. even though her campaign hasn't been able to offer any proof it's really happening. >> if you go on arabic television as we have, and you look at what is being blasted out with video of mr. trump being translated into arabic, no muslims coming to the united states, other kinds of derogatory, defamatory
the hands of the violent jihadists. >> reporter: 50% of americans would be embarrassed if trump were elected president. 35% said the same thing about hillary clinton if she were to be elected. in the control room, 7 news. >> sarah: governor charlie baker in the hot seat. he goes one on one with our political editor andy hiller. >> bri: we have wet weather tonight. warm weather tomorrow.
>> sarah: welcome back. 12:42. i mean, i'm still in shock that christmas is this week. >> christa: well, you just had a baby, too. >> sarah: time does not slow down. it is, like, speeding up on me here. >> christa: sarah has handled it all so beautifully, bri. >> bri: i fully agree. i have to see the baby. she has changed so much, too. people keep asking me are we weather later? for. happened. still waiting on the first significant snowfall. at least measurable snowfall. probably going to break that record for worcester. we do not have is a white christmas eve ahead of us. we have a wet one, though.
and all of this rain moves in as we head into the evening hours and overnight tonight as well. running through the timeline. by the evening commute, seeing some wet roads out there. please keep that in mind. as we get into two hours on either side of midnight, that is when this action gets going. it could be thunderstorms. we have some mild air coming in with some tropical moisture. that is giving us warm temperatures tomorrow. and even some muggy conditions. it is going to feel like a spring-like day and even a cool day in the summertime. so pretty impressive that it is christmas eve. you will have to look at the calendar to remember that. rain chance today. more likely into the evening and overnight hours. if you have plans to head out late tonight after dark, make sure you grab that umbrella. how much rain are we talking? between half an inch, maybe up to an inch in these areas that get the thunderstorms. tends to ring out the wash cloth a little bit harder on those areas. we are expecting moderate, heavy bouts of rain in some
current temperatures, 50 for boston. in the low 50's norwood and bedford. look at plymouth. look at this timeline. overnight tonight into tomorrow morning, that mild air creeping. in temperatures rising by 5:00 a.m. close to 60 and into the 60's in some spots. tomorrow afternoon, we are talking close to 70. and then as we make it into friday, mid to upper 50's. now, that is so far above normal for this time of year. 0 degrees above normal to be exact. christmas eve highs, you can see that. breaking 70. bedford, norwood. we will shatter these records. christmas day still quite mild for us. mid to upper 50's. close to 60 in some spots. >> you remember last year, it was mild then as well. it started out as 59. then it cooled down from there. so what does a warm test mean for a seasonal snow total? that last year wasn't a warm december overall. this one, going to rank as number one. i'm sure. the last three top warmest
snowfall for the seasonal totals. we have to wait and see what hans. for more on the travel forecast, danielle gersh. >> danielle: mid-30's in denver right now. in the eastern half of the united states, we have a risk for severe weather. rumbles of thunder here in the northeast and possible overnight in boston. arkansas, mississippi, they are under a moderate risk for severe weather. that means tornadoes, hail, strong winds, all possible for the rest of the day there. traveling around in and out of boston today, we will call it a fair-weather day. you will need the umbrella later on when shows showers move. tomorrow. christmas day and on saturday. your 7 on 7 forecast, low 50's you will need the umbrella this afternoon. close to 70 tomorrow. 60 with some sunshine. on christmas day. dropping.
snowflakes. >> sarah: the bruins enter their christmas break on a down note. boston was shut out at home against blues. the game was scoreless in the third. the blues scored twice in five minutes. st. louis won the game 2-0. >> christa: during the game, it seems the announcer jack edwards was in the christmas spirit a little bit. we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year >> christa: hoe broke out with the tune during a fight in the third period. you don't hear that one every day do, you? he wasn't the only one singing last night. for the holidays, you can't beat home sweet shom. >> christa: serenading the home crowd during interin addition. trying to spraed holiday cheer
>> sarah: 7 patriots have been named to the prow bowl. tom brady has earned the honor for the 11th time. rob gronkowski, slater. malcolm butler, jamie collins and chandler jones have been named to the pro bowl for the first time. if the pats make it to the super bowl, though, they will not play in the pro bowl. >> christa: president obama enjoying a vacation in hawaii. he played golf yesterday, quite the impressive shot. quite windy as well there. he managed to sink a 40-foot chip shot. >> sarah: he drops his club, too, as well. >> christa: tipping his hat. he had an audience there to play to. how about that for a little r rnd r? >> sarah: coming up, andy hiller sits down with the governor to discuss some issues he has faced since taking office. >> christa: a classic rock band ready to debut on
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>> sarah: andy hiller going one on one with governor charlie baker. >> christa: he is reflecting on his first year in offers and what's ahead from here on out. >> hello, governor. has it really been a year? >> it's been a year. >> charlie baker was worn in in january. within months, he was being called the most popular politician in america. which was quite a turnaround for a candidate who had run a competent but >> chris: matcally challenged campaign. >> you always wanted to get in to manage. >> correct. >> you had to convince people you would be a good manager so that they would overlook certain... >> character flaws? >> shortcomings. >> shortcomings. okay. i'm, i'm clearly better and i would agree with that. and i'm more comfortable in the role of manager than i
candidate. >> he knows he will never be donald trump, and he doesn't want to be. >> i am boring. i think too much of it passes for political discourse these days, it is just a distraction. it is not productive it might be interesting and it might be clever, but it doesn't get us anywhere. >> unexpectedly, the "t" has become the signature issue. there might as well be a snow-covered m.b.t.a. train stuck on the top of the statehouse. >> when you came in here, you were saying, i'm not even the "t." the "t" is not me. >> correct. yes. which, by the way, happened to be true. now i am the "t." yeah. that's true. >> to be fair, there's been more than the "t." >> made a ton of progress on opioid issues. we have a long way to go. we made progress on the fiscal stuff. earned income tax credit which
families credits. we are doing fine. >> but it always comes back to the m.b.t.a. >> what have you accomplished that a democratic governor wouldn't? >> a democratic governor
would have had a hard time getting the m.b.t.a. reforms passed. that is really important, fibbing what's wrong there. >> then there was the run-away red line train. >> my first thought was, sort of, omg. followed by i hope nobody gets hurt. thankfully no one did. >> look at charly baker's future and the "t" couldn't be bigger. if it runs, so will he. and please note, there is also a "t" in reelection. i'm andy hiller. that's my instinct. >> sarah: coming up next, bringing the beatles into your home this christmas. the new way to get their classic tunes. >> bri: wet weather tonight. warm weather tomorrow.
going home to new jersey today just in time for the holidays. she finished a year-long stint in prison for bankruptcy fraud. her attorney says she was greeted with welcome home signs from her children and a brand new lexus. the reality tv star will have to wear a monitoring bracelet and will be on house arrest until february. she is expected to release a memoir about her time in prison a few years later. >> sarah: steve harvey will likely be returning to host the miss universe pageant next year. despite crowning the wrong contestant in sunday's competition. entertainment tonight reporting that he signed a multi-year contract days before this year's pageant aired. a source telling e.t. that the comedian will be paid more than any other miss universe host. >> christa: a museum in connecticut with quite the star wars exhibit. this tribute was made with legos. a fan favorite from the new movie.
j.r. would notice that the storm troopers from this go-round steamed a little stockier than the other ones. that is what he told me. >> sarah: i remember him saying. that are you a star wars fan, bri? >> >> bri: i'm not. it was easy to shop for jeremy for christmas achls piece of cake. wet roads but then the action gets going with some thunderstorms as we get into around midnight tonight. you will notice that snowflake there next tuesday. the temperatures look cold enough. and the precip, if it coincides with the cold temperatures, we could see snow. we could see sleet. we could see freezing rain. winter is on its way. >> see you tomorrow back here on 7 news today in new