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cancer. happened just days after his birthday. >> sarah: two big developments in the case of as be police officer shot in the streets. he's waking up at home as the man accused of pulling the trigger prepares to face a judge. >> christa: frigid rescue. two boys falling through thin ice in brockton over the weekend. today their school is offering support for some classmates. >> sarah: and the 73rd annual golden globe awards did not disappoint. we'll recab the snubs, the winners and the boston native takingome one of the night's biggest awards. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. hopefully you had a fantastic weekend despite the weather. how about you? >> sarah: it was good, but i did not want the leave the house because it felt like a monsoon. >> christa: it really did. i did not leave the house. this was a perfect weekend, chris, to take down the holiday decorations. >> sarah: we got a lot of stuff done inside the house. it's nice to do.
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and things are nice and organized. things are put away. 37 in boston. 30 in worcester. yesterday you had to dodge some of those raindrops. running errands in and out. i think there is a break in the action. i'll go for it now. next downpours roll on throw not too far off enter the future. winds gusting at times this morning 25 to 30mph. that breeze is adding more of a chill to the atmosphere, feeling like 17, the wind-chill factor in worcester 28 in the city of boston. overall the forecast the day, temperatures pretty steady and falling late in the afternoon and we'll keep that gusty wind around with snow late tomorrow. more on that ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy monday. let's head outside. leverett connector, zakim bridge look good so far this morning. north of town new york major issues. route 1 looking good. 93 southbound slowing down a little bit toward somerville, but no major delays there. from the braintree split into boston on the expressway, that
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south of town, we do have a truck that leaked some oil right on route 3 northbound, and that's at main street. so some minor slowing there. the pike looks good back out to framingham, all green into town eastbound on the pike. so no delays to tell you about there. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes on the expressway from the braintree split into boston. into town on the pike from 128, 12 minutes. 3 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 11 minutes. so far this morning the "t" is on time. back to you, guys. >> sarah: danielle, thank you. >> christa: breaking news happening here locally, fires battling a huge house fire in gloucester. this is a picture of hammond street. flames broke out earlier this morning. we do know that 7's jennifer eagain is headed to the scene. >> sarah: also breaking this morning, the music world in mourning following the loss of a legend. >> christa: a real innovator in the music industry. david bowie has died after a battle with cancer. let's go to 7's kris anderson with the latest.
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>> kris: christa, sarah, musical genius. fans learned of this horrible news when david bowie's representative posted the information on the injure's official web site and twitter and facebook pages early this morning. according to the statement, david bowie died peacefully while surrounded by family and friends. he just released his latest album called black starr on friday, which happened to be his birthday. his music career spanned nearly 50 years. his first album was released in 1967. david bowie was 69 years old. reaction coming in from around the world. british prime minister david cameron wrote, "david bowie was a master of reinvention who kept getting it right." kanye west tweet, "david bowie was one of my inspirations. so fearless, so creative. he gave us magic for a lifetime." much more reaction to the death of david bowie on the front page of our web site.
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kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: breaking overnight, police are investigating a serious car accident in saugus early this morning. you can see the car has a lot of damage to it after hitting a pole. the driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but police say they think he will survive. right now the northbound lanes are closed at route 60 in revere. >> christa: happening today, the man accused of shooting a boston police officer in the leg is due in court this morning. officer kurt stokinger is back at home. he was released from boston medical center last night. the shooting happened friday on mount bowden terrace. investigators say officer stokinger was shot in the leg. he's a nine-year veteran of the boston police department. police say that grant headley is the one who shot the officer. headley, from dorchester, is set to appear in court later today. he faces several charges. we know the 27 year old was on prohibition after serving five years in prison and had just been released back in april. >> the man accused in the death of bella bond expected to be in
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michael mccarthy was the boyfriend of bella's mother, rachelle bond. the two are facing charges in the toddler's murder. mccarthy could face life in prison without parole. bella's body was found on deer island back in june. for months she was known as "baby doe" while police searched for her identity. the suspect in a deadly hit-and-run in malden will also be in court. that driver's accused of hitting and killing 71-year-old yaai chen as she crossed pleasant street two weeks ago. police have not released the suspect's name. happening right now, one boy still in the hospital, another recovering after being rescued after falling through thin ice on a pond in brockton. let's head out to 7's nicole oliverio. nicole, we understand that classmates of these two are headed back to school today and the school is offering help for them? >> sarah: that's right, christa. that pond is behind this elementary school. school officials are commending
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and get those boys help to be saved. when children return to class this morning, brockton school administrators will have councilors ready to talk to students about the rescue of two class mace who fell through the ice this weekend. >> i feel sad. i started crying. >> nicole: on saturday evening, two boy, ages nine and 12, were playing on this frozen pond, but the ice was thin and soon cracked. >> we went to go stop them to play on the ice, but they kept going, and they went too far in the middle and they fell in. >> nicole: friends of the two boys were playing nearby and saw they rushed to help. >> i saw the car. back. >> nicole: two strangers ran into the pond. >> it started breaking, the ice. >> nicole: they were able to get the nine-year-old out but couldn't find the 12-year-old who rescuers say was submerged. by then firefighters arrived and searched the water until they find him. >> they were determined they would find this kid and they
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>> nicole: both children were rushed to the hospital. parents of the quick-thinking children are praying for those two boys >> it's sad because of the kids, and it could have been my kid or my nephew. but i'm thankful for what they did. >> nicole: we have no update on that nine year old. we were told that 12 yoel year old is in critical condition. nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: new details in the ongoing saga of el chapo. mexican authorities want to speak with oscar winning actor sean penn and a mexican soap opera star after a secret lord. kris anderson is back with more on this story. >> kris: that meeting is getting a lot of attention. "rolling stone" established the interview on saturday, a day after officials arrested el chapo. now actor sean penn could face charges for not telling police about his meeting with guzman back in october. a mexican law enforcement
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to speak with actor sean penn and mexican soap opera actress kate del castillo about their secret trip to meet joaquin "el chapo" guzman. penn interviewed guzman. in the interview, guzman admitted that drugs destroy, but he said, unfortunately, where he grew up, there was no other way to sureview. penn says guzman agreed to take questions after a seven-hour meeting in october, three months prison. according to penn, this picture awe thent cates that meeting. in the interview, el chapo told pen pen, "i supply more heroin, methamphetamine, cokaren and marijuana than anybody else in the world." the mexican navy captured guzman on friday. according to the attorney general, guzman's desire to make a movie about himself and his interactions with producers and actors led to his arrest. one mexican official confirmed that investigators learned details about el faro's
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phone calls from del castillo and penn. >> i think mexican authorities want to identify as many people closely associated with el chapo as they can. >> kris: nbc news says authorities were aware penn was in mexico to meet with el chapo. since guzman's arrest, neither commented. many people have posted messages on social media calling for the pair to face charges for not alerting authorities about their meeting guzman. legal analysts say penn could be in trouble because of legal statutes requiring people to supply such information to police. he could also face a charge of aiding and abetting. >> christa: let's go to the race for the white house. two big names hitting the trail. republican front-runner donald trump will be holding a town hall in wyndham, new hampshire, this morning.
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attend a fund-raiser for her mother in boston's south end on monday night. >> sarah: still ahead on "today in new england." fierce flames tearing through a popular inn in sturbridge. gusts describe the terrifying scene as they escape the burning bidding. >> christa: the matchup is sets. and when the pats take the field on saturday to face the chiefs, thank goodness one of tom brady's favorite targets will be back in uniform. >> sarah: and a night to remember at the golden globes. how several movies and actors with ties to boston fared at the first awards show of the season. >> jeremy: plenty of rain and wind and record-breaking warmth yesterday. none of that around today, although we do have a gusty wind. temperatures running into the 40s. more on the forecast ahead. >> danielle: happy monday, everyone. the expressway northbound, ten minutes into boston. south of town in kingston, we have a truck that lost its oil tank. that's causing some delays. that's route 3 northbound at main street. so far this morning the "t" is on time.
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>> sarah: 5:14 a.m. families in florida are cleaning up after a weekend of wild weather. officials confirmed a tornado touched down in a southwestern parted of the state with winds up to 135mph. no one was seriously hurt, but the storm damaged numerous homes and left thousands without power. and yesterday, i mean, it was just crazy. when you looked outside, the wind was blowing. the rain was coming down. it was a mess outside. >> christa: kind of like a day where you umbrella doesn't do too much good. it's still windy out there. >> jeremy: that wind is coming down from the northwest. that continues to dry out the roadways before temperatures get below freezing. look at the high temperatures yesterday.
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so didn't feel like january outside, even as some thunderstorms rolled across. and the wind speeds gusting over 50mph from rockport over to fairhaven. a lot of locations saw 40-plus miles per hour wind gusts through the day yesterday. 37 right now. that's the air temperature in boston. to 30 in worcester. dropping below freezing in the worcester hills. winds still gusty between 25 and 3mph. we'll continue the see a breeze throughout the day. wind-chill factor, 17 in worcester. 28 in boston. winds of change are upon us as we go through the day today. temperatures are flatlining and then falling down a bit as we get into the afternoon. mostly sunny skies prevailing afternoon. a lot more clouds to the west of us downwind of the great lakes and some heavy lake-effect snow if you watch vikings and seahawks yesterday, you know it was a cold game out there. that cold air passing over the relatively warm waters of the great lakes. creates a lot of lake-effect snow. this doesn't look like much back through alberta. but it's a system that we'll
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days, because as it cuts through the midwest and into the northeast, it picks up moisture and energy and promises to bring us some rain and snow showers by the end of the day tomorrow, especially any time after 2:00, 3:00 p.m. note along the coastline and down through southeastern mass, we'll start off with green. winds out of the south-southeast. that. will transition over to snow showers. out through worcester, this is mainly snow showers working on in. and then a heavy snow across the maritimes. down here, minor events. coating to an inch of snow throughout much of eastern mass. we'll have to transition from rain over the snow showers, maybe one to two inches out through worcester and fitchburg up into southern new hampshire. so a little snow in the forecast. no big snowstorms over the next couple days. partly sunny skies. we'll start off mid to upper 30s this morning and trend back down to the low 30s this afternoon. then partly cloudy and colder overnight tonight. teens in a lot of the suburbs. 20 to 22 into the city of boston. the wind not as strong tonight.
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the winds more out of the south. so we'll transition to some of these rain showers late in the day across eastern mass over to some snow showers. temperatures in the low 30s in worcester hills, upper 30s in boston and even low 40s down across the cape and the islands. wednesday, thursday, friday looking quiet and cold. saturday could bring the next chance of rain and snow across the area, guys. >> christa: hollywood is in recovery mode this morning after quite the raucous night at the golden globes. >> sarah: the 73rd annual event honored the year's best in tv and movies. kris anderson joins us with a look at who is waking up winners. >> kris: waking up winners? they're still up. it's three hours earlier in l.a. and they're partying still. it was a night full of surprises, but one film turned winner. >> "the revenant." >> kris: that frontier revenge epic was a revelation at the golden globes, three major wins, including best drama, best director and best actor for leonardo dicaprio.
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it was about adaptation. >> kris: honors for best actress went the first-time nominee brie larson. for the hostage drama "room." it was a double win for "the martian," best musical or comedy, best actor for matt damon. jennifer lawrence spoke directly to david o'russell after winning best actress for their collaboration "joy." >> i want us to be buried next to each other. i really do. >> reporter: meanwhile, jon hamm closed out his madman career with his second golden globe for best actor in a tv drama. rachel bloom won best actress for account crazy ex-girlfriend." and sylvester stallone's first ever globe, best supporting actor in "creed." >> i want to thank my imaginary friend rocky balboa for being
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>> kris: golden moment on a golden night. boy, long storied career there. sam smith won best original song. lady gaga won an best actress in a tv i have miniseries for "american horror story." >> christa: did you see her? she looked very marilyn monroe. >> sarah: that'ser her new book. coming up. the pats are putting all their focus on saturday's showdown with the chiefs. >> sarah: and it's back back to school for students in outbreak. the work done over the weekend
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>> jeremy: 5:23 this morning. the wind still with us, probably heard it shaking the house last night and early this morning. gust 25 to 30mph this morning. yesterday. we have dried out, that gusty wind helping to dry out the roadways before the temperatures fell below the freezing mark. that's good news. there look at the temperatures. as you go through late morning into this afternoon, steady if not holding or dropping a couple degrees into the upper 20s and lower 30s. a little snow to talk about late tomorrow. more on forecast coming up. >> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. julian edelman good to go for next saturday's divisional game against the chiefs. the pats' receiver has spent the past two-plus weeks getting comfortable with a steel plate in his left shoe that prevents that bone in his foot from flexing or refracturing. edelman sured the injury on
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patriots' win over the giants. according to an nfl source, the bone has healed but it's broke to breaking again. to protect the foot, a steel plate is build into edelman's shoe that prevents him from pushing off this left foot in the usual fashion. so edelman has had to adjust the way he makes cuts. the good news is edelman has done that and he will play against the chiefs. kansas city is coming to gillette stadium after the steelers comeback win over the bengals on saturday night. the chiefs are red hot, fresh off their 30-0 win over houston. they're riding an 11-game winning streak. celtics visiting memphis. avery bradley back in the lineup after missing three games with a hip injury. celtics up by one with under a minute to go. watch mario chalmers. he miss the three, but matt barned there for the rebound and put-back. memphis takes a 933-92 lead. isaiah thomas comes up with the steal on the inbounds here. over the avery bradley for a three to tie the game. that's not going to go.
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goes but it's after the buzzer. the celtics lose, they blow a 21-point lead and go down 101-98 the final. the bruins continue their road trip visiting the rangers tonight. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> christa: all right. talk about playing in frigid conditions. there was one report the hot chocolate was freezing, bereave it or not, this was in minnesota. the vikings suffering a heartbreaking loss to the seahawks, trailing by one with with 26 seconds remaining. minnesota kicker blair walsh missed a 27-yard field goal to give the team the lead. walsh hit his previous three field goal attempts in the game. seattle won the game 10-9. the seahawks will take on the panthers now in the divisional round. so cold, too. >> sarah: you can see their breath, right? the college football season comes to an end tonight with the national championship game between number one clemson taking on number two alabama in glendale, arizona. clemson is undefeated, but
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touchdown. alabama coach nick saban also trying to win his fifth national title since 2003. >> sarah: coming up next at 5:30, taking on the issue of opioid abuse, what one massachusetts lawmaker wants done to address the growing epidemic. >> christa: also investigators headed back to the scene of a fire that damaged a popular inn down in sturbridge. and people inside describe how they managed to make it out
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>> christa: i want to thank our audio guy for cueing up the audio just as that guy was sneezing. >> sarah: that was me last week. >> christa: good morning. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's send it over the chris lambert. you always seem the fight the cold and flu season. >> chris: for me the coffee works or the calf convenient or vitamin c. i have to listen to the story. i've been lucky this winter. 37 in boston. 30 in worcester. 39 in plymouth. very gusty wind coming in out of the west, sustained at 15 to 20mph. overall, though, we still see higher gusts near 30. we have patches of clouds. but we've mainly dried out so far today. and the kids getting ready for school. don't expect much temperature-wise to change here as we go throughout this afternoon. generally running into the low 30s with wind-chill factors down into the 20s. a little snow late tomorrow. more on that forecast ahead. >> christa: let's go the fast
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my first time i get to say good morning to danielle gersh. >> danielle: good morning, christa. happy mushed everyone. take a look at the expressway tank. things are moving. braintree split. that ride is nine minutes. south of town, we have an issue to tell you about. route 3 northbound on main street, we have a truck that lost its fuel tank, so we have some fuel on the road. that's causing some slight delays there. the pike looking good out to framingham. eastbound into town on the pike, from 128 into boston, no delays to tell you about. north of town, 93 slowing down a little bit through lawrence and methuen. then the rest of your ride looking good into town. route 1 looking good, as well. so far this morning, take a look at those drive times. if you're getting ready to head out the door, ten minutes on the expressway from the braintree split, into boston, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes. and so far this morning the "t" is on time. back to you, guys. >> christa: we continue to follow breaking news. one person has died in a fire in gloucester. this is happening on hammond street.
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this morning and firefighters are still on scene. 7's jennifer eagan is headed there. she'll have a live report coming up. and we're following more breaking news. fans are mourning the loss of singer david bowie. he died at the age of 69. bowie had been battling cancer for the past 18 months. he released his latest album on friday, which happened to be on his birthday. bowie's first album came out nearly 50 years ago. stories, a boston police officer shot in the leg on friday is now back home. officer kurt stokinger was center last night. police say 27-year-old grant headley shot the officer friday morning. headley is scheduled to appear in dorchester district court later today. and the man accused in the death of bella bond called to court today. michael mccarthy was the boyfriend of bella's mother, rachelle bond. the two are facing charges in the toddler's murder. mccarthy could face life in
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bell yes's body was found in deer island back in june. for months she was innocent as baby doe as police searched for identity. >> christa: a popular inn in sturbridge going up in flames. crews rushinged to fire at the publick house motor lodge. we're hearing from people who escaped, members of wednesdaying party it sounds like. >> kris: christa, scary stories for people at the publick house, a popular wedding venue in sturbridge. people were sleeping in their rooms when the smoke alarms went off. flames were outside of their door. now they say they're lucky to be alive. >> thick smoke and heavy flames woke jamie and her family up sunday morning just hours after seeing her sister get married. >> it's family event. we had family from all over come inch we get woken up at 3:30 a.m. banging on the door. there's trucks everywhere. my family is in pajamas. it's just... that's not something you expected for a wedding.
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the publick house in sturbridge, sending wedding guests running from their motel rooms. >> one of my families members, flames were outside their door. they opened the door and slammed it and ran out the back door. it's crazy to think the roof collapsed and there were a couple people trapped in there. >> kris: firefighters rescued three people who were trapped. the fire chief says no one was hurt. he believes a cigarette may have sparked a fire. >> several weddings on the property. and at that time of the morning, after a listening night of entertainment, very possible somebody flicked a cigarette. >> kris: all 16 guest rooms were destroyed by the fire. several vehicles parked outside the motel were also damaged. live here in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: an unattended candle may be the cause of a fire at an apartment building in jamaica plain this weekend. according to the "globe," the flame started saturday night at center street. one man was trapped for a short
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safely. no one was hurt. >> christa: and worcester police making an arrest in connection with a deadly hit-and-run. the 21-year-old suspect is in custody. police say a 56-year-old man was hit and killed as he was trying the cross west boylston street. the driver facing several charges, including leaving the scene of an accident. >> sarah: happening today, students are set to head back to class at a school in winchendon after dozens of them became sick with the stomach bug. classes were canceled at memorial elementary last week after nearly 60 students contracted norovirus. cleaning crews wearing masks and goggles spent the weekend disinfecting the building. school officials say it started tuesday when one student arrived for class but did not feel well. today the house speaker said to discuss a new bill aimed at fighting opioid abuse. the bill would limit first-time painkiller prescriptions to a seven-day supply and would require evaluations for overdose victims who seek help at the hospital. however, the bill won't go as
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governor charlie baker, which would allow doctors to commit a person to a drug treatment facility incentral terrell. >> christa: regulations for online daily fantasy supports are set to be reviewed during a hearing in boston coming up tomorrow. healy unveiled the proposals in november after looking into the legalities of fantasy sports. the changes could include age and advertising restrictions for sites such as boston-based draft kings and rival fan duel. >> sarah: still ahead on news this morning, an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in oregon remains there. what they're asking supporters to do to aid their cause. >> christa: and clearing the air. a new report says we're winning the war against teen smoking, so how are tobacco products still affect sog many young people. ism and you have a few days to get your tickets before the next powerball drawing, now largest
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>> chris: way to warm. >> danielle: good morning, everyone. not a bad driech. only a ten-minute drive from the braintree split into boston. south of town in duxbury, we have a truck that lost its oil tank. so we have some oil on the road. that's route 3 northbound at main street. if you're taking the "t" this morning, so far it's on time. cold. you can't breathe through your suddenly, you're a mouthbreather. put on a breathe nose up to 38% more than cold medicine alone. uth and say goodnight mouthbreathers.
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wow. the internet is crazy fast here. i know, right? it's so nice to have everyone over. hi hey. mmm. i just laid an egg. does anybody want it? joey, you want some gasoline? yes, please. mom, guess what? i married a clown and we're having tiny little clown babies. mhm. i just bought a hammer. with internet fast enough for everyone, your guests might get a bit carried away. get out of the past.
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>> chris: good morning, everyone. 37 in boston. 3 in worcester. temperatures sliding a couple degrees as we go into the afternoon, even falling back near 30 by sunset and mid-20s by 7:00 p.m. so we cool it down. gusty wind overall, as well. at times gusting 25 to 30. 35mph. so keep that with us. then tomorrow late in the afternoon, tomorrow night we'll watch some rain and snow showers near the coastline. a little snow inland. perhaps up to a couple inches of snow, higher terrain of worcester county. maybe a coating to an inch in boston metro area. more on this seven-day forecast
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>> sarah: thanks, kris. the powerball frenzy is only expected to heat up as it comes closer to wednesday's drawing. >> christa: this has reached insanity. the jackpot is estimated to be $1.3 billion. >> sarah: can you imagine all of that money? it's like austin powers. >> christa: we all put our pinkies to our mouth. with a jackpot that high, it means a one-time cash payment would be more than $800 million. let's talk about your chances. no one wants to, but we have to. we're the news. one in 300 million. already people are dreaming of what they would buy if they beat the odds. >> first place i'm going to invest in and buy is probably barbados. i'm going to buy an island. >> i would buy a sports team. >> which team? >> probably the patriots. >> i'd buy the bruins. >> christa: well, no one won saturday's jackpot. someone who bought a ticket in boston won the $1 million prize. the lucky ticket was sold on boylston street. i would be happy with that prize.
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>> sarah: me too. yes, our futures would be set. we've got a lot to get to this morning. everything you need to know and go is coming up next, a drop in temperatures in the forecast this week along with a little snow. we've got some tips to cut costs when heating your home this winter. >> christa: an surveillance video leading police to the suspects they say are behind a violent attack at a playground of all places. find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories.
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>> sarah: welcome back. 5:45. time now for everything you need the start you day off right. >> christa: what bet i way to start than with chris lambert. let's be honest. >> chris: only when i have good news to deliver. sunshine out there, all good. plenty of rain. good morning, everyone. christa, thank you. plymouth a couple inches of rain. milford coming in over two inches of rain. north milford almost three inches of rain. we had a ton of wind. fairhaven to rockport, 57mph wind gusts. sandwich, 48mph wind gusts. 37 in boston. 30 in worcester. 42 in hyannis. anywhere. in fact, they're falling a few day. still, a gusty wind out of the 30mph. it did help dry out a lot of roads overnight. so we've been able to get rid of some of that before the actual temperatures fell below freezing. that's a bit of good news.
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worcester, 28 in boston. quiet here in southern new england. couple snow showers and flurries back through the berkshires, but overall expecting a quiet day. what we're watching for tomorrow is moisture and instability working in from the southwest as well as the west. and i think initially late in the afternoon, early in the evening, we'll start off across eastern pass what a couple rain showers north and west of 128, especially outside 495 and the worcester hills. this will be all snow. but even across eastern mass, it may transition to a few heavier snow showers, not in the afternoon, but in the early evening hours. i don't expect a lot of snow out of this, a coating to an inch in the boston metro area. i think we'll see likely one were to inches of snow in the worcester hills up into fitchburg, even the city of worcester itself with higher elevation there. air. 38 to 30 today. yes, we're going backward a little bit thanks to that wind and that cold air working in from the west. partly cloudy tonight, colder night, temperatures into the teens, widespread in a lot of the suburbs, near 20 in the city
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upper 30s on average tomorrow. raindrops start to mix in, inside 95 here, inside 128. but north and west again, mainly some snow, and a lot of this is evening hours. dry wed, thursday, friday. looks unsettled as we head into the weekend. >> sarah: time now for fast gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. take a look. this is 93 as you passes through somerville. no major delays. let's go to the maps. we're mostly green. looking good so far this morning. route 1 looking good so far, as well. the expressway from the braintree split into boston, looks good. this truck lost its oil tank, so we have some fuel on the road. this is route 3 northbound on main street. keep that in mind. the pike out to framingham, mostly green. no major delays to tell you about. there will et cetera take a look at those drive times. if you're getting ready to head out the door, 13 minutes on the expressway. into town on the pike, from 128,
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93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 13 minutes. if you're taking "t" this morning, so far you're on time. back to you, guys. >> christa: staying on top of breaking news with an update. we have confirmed sadly that one person has died at a fire in gloucester that's happening right now on hammond street. flames broke out earlier this morning. firefighters are still there. they're fighting this fire on the scene. we also have our jennifer eagan headed there. she'll have a live report. doing your way in just a moment. >> sarah: and we're following more breaking news. fans are mourning the losses of singer david bowie. he died at the age of 69. bowie had been battling cancer for the past 18 months. he released his latest album friday which happened to be his birthday. bowie's first album came out nearly 50 years ago. >> christa: also happening today, the man accused of shooting a boston police officer back on friday is due in court today. >> sarah: this morning officer kurt stokinger is back home. he was released from boston medical center just last night. the shooting happened on mount bowden terrace around 10:20 on
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investigators say officer stokinger was shot in the leg. police say grant headley shot officer stokinger. headley is set to appear in court later today. he faces several charges. the 27 year old was on probation after serving five years in prison. headley had just been released back in april. >> christa: happening right now, boston police investigating the first homicide in the city of the new year. officials say man was shot and killed early sunday morning on falcon street in east boston. right now police are working to identify the victim. no arrests have been made. >> sarah: police also searching for suspects after a stabbing in mattapan. investigators were seen collecting evidence on woodruff way at the galvan apartments. so far there is no word yet on the victim's condition. >> christa: new details now in a violent attack in new york. police arresting four teens accused of sexually assaulting a
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they released surveillance video while they looked for one more suspect. they say the 18-year-old victim and her father were walking through the playground on thursday night when one of the suspects pointed a gun at the father and told him to leave. the girl was taken to the hospital and was later released. it's the second week a small armed group has taken over a national wildlife refuge out in oregon. they want federal land to be controlled by locals. now the mother of the group's leader is asking supporters to send supplies, anything from blankets to coffee creamers being requested here. a couple days ago, an armed group from idaho called the 3%ers joined that group out in oregon. >> i can't speak to that particular incident because i don't know what transpired and i don't know who caused it, but i would say generally speaking that's not something you're going to see. this is really not about the hammonds and it's not about the bundies. this is about a government who is walking outside the law. >> christa: a spokesperson for the occupiers says they're inching closer to ending their standoff.
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so-called affluenza teen is accused of help, him run away to mexico. she will ask a judge to reduce her bond later today. lawyers for tonya couch says her $1 million bail is too high. last week she was moved to a jail in texas where she complained to the sheriff about the conditions. >> i explained to her that this was a jail, not a resort. >> sarah: according to warrant, tonya couch withdrew $30,000 from her personal bank account the same day her cell phone and her son's were both deactivated. her son is still being held in a detention center in mexico where he continues to fight his extradition. it could be months before the teenager is brought back to texas. jury selection gets under way in the trial of a baltimore police officer charged with the death of freddie gray. caesar gudson faces the most serious charge of second-degree murder. he drove the van that brought gray to the police r police station after his arrest.
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trip and died a week later. five other officers are charged in connection with his death. >> christa: crews in pennsylvania rescuing a worker who got trapped in a hole around 14 feet deep. officers say he got stuck while working on a sewer line. rescuers were able to pull him out a couple hours later hemp was conscious and talking. he was taken to the hospital for observation. it's in the exactly clear how he got trapped. >> sarah: an historical building in nebraska goes up in flames. firefighters fought the fire in freezing temperatures until the morning. when the fire was out, the water froze, making the building look like an ice castle. the owner of the building says three people were treated for injuries. officials are trying to figure out what caused the fire. >> christa: on 7 health cast now, nearly half of american teens who have never used tobacco are still exposed to second-hand smoke according to a new study by the c.d.c. researchers say that despite bans on smoking in public
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exposed to smoke in private places, including their homes or maybe even at work, as well. here we go again, cold and flu season is here. but there are some surprising ways you can actually fight the flu with food. so according to the "daily mail," a spoonful of yogurt, not sugar, every morning can be a great boost for your immune system. it contains probiotics otherwise known as good bacteria. broccoli also acts as an immune fighter. and mushrooms are great the eat in the winter because they contain vitamin d. how about that? so they also contain zinc, and that helps to kill viruses. so mushrooms are the superfood i guess. >> sarah: now on 7news, household budgets might need to be modified as the fed announce interest rates will be raised last month.
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important to watch your monthly budget, especially when rates will climb. >> as interest rates go up, you'll see that quickly reflected in your credit card and home equity lines of credit. typically within one to two statement cycles you'll see that higher rate reflected. if the fed has raised interest rates a few times by time your loan resets, you could be looking at nasty payment increase. >> sarah: experts say car loans won't be affected that much by increased rates, which may help car sales continue the record pace they set in 2015. chilly winter weather can lead to a jump in your electric bill, but this morning we have some energy-saving tips to keep you from digging deeper into your wall elt to stay warm. according to daily finance.com, run your fans in reverse. changing the direction of a ceiling fan to a clockwise rotation will push warm air back into circulation. also, turn down the water heater. the standard setting is 140
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can push down costs. and lastly, yep, look at the clock. experts say the best time to heat your house is before 7:00 a.m. and after 10:00 at night because that's when energy is the cheapest. i'm always freezing, so my husband hates me during the winter. >> christa: we have the same war in our house, same thing. the playboy mansion is up for sale according to tmz. hughhugh hefner has put the six-acre property near beverly hills up for sale. there's one condition: heffner must be allowed to live there until he dies. >> chris: does he have the pay rent or is this completely free? hey, you win powerball and you can buy that and you still have plenty of money leftover. you can let hugh live there rent-free. 38 in plymouth right now. temperatures trending down as we go throughout the day by a few dreers.
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we have a gusty wind. we'll continue with that gusty wind. it looks like we could get a coating to a couple inches of snow across the area, late tomorrow, tomorrow evening. >> christa: she wants to be hugh hef never's landlord really badly. >> sarah: no, i do not. we'll be right back after this
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>> sarah: a south boston police officer released from the hospital. what we're learning about the suspect as he heads to court today. >> christa: and two boys pulled from the pond. hear from friends who helped to save them. >> the patriots getting their playoff plan together as they get a key player back in action. >> that meant a lot. thank you so much. >> christa: and standing ovation, emotional speeches and comeback wins. highlights from the golden globes. >> this 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. i'm christa delcamp. ism i'm sarah french. tharts for staying with us. i watched half of the golden globes. i want to watch the rest of it today. i enenjoy the speeches. i'm so excited for leonardo dicaprio. >> christa: he's over the moon. >> chris: i have a lot to catching up to do. and i guess he had a great reaction when lady gaga walked we him.
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29 in worcester. 38 in plymouth. gusty winds. if you're up late last night watching some of, that up early this morning, you need the wake up, open up the front door, that cold wind should wake you up real quick. you have gusts 25 to 30mph. that wind continuing throughout the day. and the numbers actually sliding down a couple degrees, so much of the day in the lower 30s and wind-chill factors running into the 20s. now late tuesday afternoon, tuesday night, snow showers across eastern mass, likely mostly snow out to worcester county up into southern new hampshire where you could get a couple inches of snow there. coating to an inch in boston metro area. not a big storm, but we haven't had any big storms so far this guys? >> christa: let's check out traffic. danielle, what do you have for us? outside. the expressway starting to slow gas tank. let's go to the maps from the braintree split into boston. that drive up to 15 minutes this morning. you really are starting to he
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granite avenue. south of town, we're keeping an eye on this truck that lost its oil tank. this is route 3 northbound on main street. we're seeing some delays there. mansfield, 95 right before 95, 495 northbound at 140, we have a disabled truck. the pike out to framingham, no major delays to tell you acted. starting to she down from 128 into boston. and andover, a disabled vehicle is blocking the left lane. this is 93 southbound at 495. your stop and go on 93 southbound enter boston. route 1 looking good so far. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 22 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split into boston, just 12 minutes on the pike into town from 128. 17 minutes on 93 southbound from 128 into boston, and if you're taking "t" this morning, we have minor delays on the red line. back to you, guys. >> christa: let's get to that breaking news. fire crews on the scene of a deadly fire. >> sarah: let's send it out live to 7's jennifer eagan who
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>> jennifer: sarah, good morning. neighbors tell us man lived here alone. the gloucester fire chief is confirming this was a deadly fire. the one person who lived here got trapped inside. firefighters were unable to get to that person. this home is on hampden street here in gloucester. the fire was intense on the second floor of the home right from when firefighters arrived. of course, it is knocked down now, but we still have many fire crews here on the scene. they were called here around 3:45 a.m. again, the flames were so intense they had to battle this fire mostly from the outside. we spoke to the chief just a short time ago. >> the second floor was fully involved on arrival of the initial companies. they were able to make it up to the stairs, but the fire had taken hold of the structure pretty well on the second floor and pushed them back down. so at this point, we're just actively investigating and we'll release further information once we have it.
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clearly the fire was fairly quickly knocked down here. the damage is concentratedded on the second floor of the home. in fact, we can see inside through the first floor, and it does not look like it sustained much damage at all. but up on that second floor, it's burned right down to the studs. again, fire crews remain on scene. we're told the state fire marshal will be here to investigate, but one person who lived inside, neighbors tell us that man lived inside here alone, and the fire chief is telling thus was a fatal fire. we're live in gloucester this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> we're following more breaking news, the passing of a music legend, david bowie, died sunday night after a long battle with cancer. the influential singer-songwriter is said to have died peacefully surrounded by his family. >> christa: influential and innovative, swell. kris anderson has more on his career. it spans five decades, kris. >> kris: five decades of musical madness and magic. fans learned of the news when david bowie's representative
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singer's death on his official web site as well as his twitter and facebook pages early this morning. david bowie had just released his latest album called "blackstar" on friday, which happened to be his 69th birthday. bowie's musical career spanned nearly 50 years as his first album was released back in 1967. he again, 69 years old at the time of his death. reaction is coming in from around the world. british prime minister david cameron tweeting overnight, "i grew up listening to and bowie. he was a master of reinvention who kent getting it right. huge loss." kanye west tweeted, "david bowie was one of my most important inspiration, so fearless, so creative. he gave us magic for a lifetime." we have much more on the reaction to the death of david bowie on whdh.com. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: breaking overnight, police are investigating a serious car accident in saugus early this morning.
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damage it to after hitting a pole. the driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. police say they think he will survive. route 60 is now open after being closed for a few hours. >> christa: happening later today, a man accused of shooting a boston police officer is due in court. this morning officer kurt stokinger is back home, released from boston medical center last night. the shooting happened on friday on mount bowden terrace. investigators say that officer stokinger was shot in the leg. a nine-year veteran of the police force there. and they also say that grant headley is the one who shot the officer. headley is from dorchester. he's celt to appear in court later today facing several charges. the 27-year-old was on probation after serving five years in prison. he had just been released from jail back in april. >> sarah: the man accused in the death of bella bond expected to be released from court today. the two are facing charges in the toddler's murder. mccarthy could face life in
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bella's body was found on deer island back in june. for months she was known as baby doe while police searched for her identity. >> christa: and the suspect in a deadly hit-and-run in malden will also be in court. the driver is accused of hitting and killing 71-year-old yaai chen as she was just trying to cross pleasant street two weeks ago. police have not released the suspect's name as yet. >> sarah: this morning a 12-year-old boy in critical condition after he and his friends fell through thin ice in brockton. we're hearing from their friends, who ran in to help. 7's oliverio is live with more on this story. nicole? >> nicole: well, sarah, it's thanks to those three friends that these two boys were rescued. and today at school there's going to be grief councilors on hand. meanwhile, school administrators are commending those three friends for helping their classmates. when children returned to class this morning, brockton school administrators will have councilors ready to talk to
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classmates who fell through the ice this weekend. >> i felt sad. i started crying. >> nicole: on saturday evening, two boy, ages 9 and 12, were playing on this frozen pond. but the ice was thin and it soon cracked. >> we went to stop them from playing on the ice, but they kept going. they went too far in the middle. >> nicole: friends of the two boys were playing nearby and saw the pair in trouble. they rushed to help. >> i stopped a car. they turned around and came back. >> nicole: two strangers then ran into the cold pond. >> it started breaking, the ice. >> nicole: they were able to get the nine-year-old out but couldn't find the 12-year-old, who rescuers say was submerged. by then firefighters arrived and searched the water until they found him. >> they were just determined they're going to find this kid, and they did. >> nicole: both children were rushed to the hospital, parents of the quick-thinking children are praying for those two boys. >> it's sad because of the kids. it could have been my kid or my nephews.
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for what they did. >> nicole: we don't have an update on the condition of the 9 year old, but at last check that 12 year old was in critical condition. we're live in brockton, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: we have new details in the capture of drug lord el chapo. mexico has officially begun the extradition process to the u.s. where he faces drug trafficking charges in several states, including up in new hampshire. but also there are some questions surrounding joaquin guzman's meeting with actor sean penn. let's head back to 7's kris anderson. he's back with us to sort this out this morning. >> kris: christa, law enforcement officials are the winning still trying to sorted out what to do with sean penn. "rolling stone" published the interview on saturday, a day after officials arrested el chapo. now sean penn is the one who could face charges for not telling police about his meeting with guzman back in october.
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the speak with actor sean penn and mexican soap opera actress kate del castillo about their secret trip to meet drug boston joaquin "el chapo" guzman. penn interviewed guzman through blackberry messenger. in the interview published in "rolling stone," guzman admittedded that drugs destroy, but he said unfortunately, where he grew up, there was no other way to survive. penn says guzman agreed to take questions after a seven-hour meeting in october, three months after guzman escaped from prison. according to penn, this picture awe threat cates that meeting. in the meeting, guzman said, "i supply more methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana than anyone else in the world." the mexican navy captured guzman on friday. guzman's desire to make a movie about himselfs and his interactions with producers and actors led to his arrest. one mexican official confirmed that investigators learned details about el chapo's whereaboutses through intercepted phone calls from del castillo and penn.
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authorities want to identify as many people closely associated with el chapo as they can. nbc news says that authorities were aware that pen and del castillo were in mexico to meet with guzman in october. and a planned raid was delayed to make sure the two were not harmed. since guzman's arrest, neither penn nor del castillo have commented. many people have posted messages on social media calling for the pair to face charges for not alerting authorities about their meeting with guzman. pretty bizarre twist here. legal analysts say sean penn could be in trouble because of state and federal statutes requiring people to report such information to police, like meeting with someone like el chapo. penn could also face a chrg of aiding and abetting. live in the control room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. still ahead on "today in new england," flames tear through a popular inn in sturbridge, and gusts describe a frightening scene as they tried to make an
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>> sarah: kids heading back the class at a local school after dozens of them got sick. >> i want us to be buried next to each other. i really do. >> christa: plenty of highlights from the golden globes. we have winners with local tie, the fashion, the awkward moments, the funny ones. >> chris: kiddos getting ready for school. gusty winds continues. temperatures colder once again. they don't move much throughout the day. winter gear is needed. as we go through the week, that will be the case. talking about a little snow tomorrow night, as well. details ahead. >> danielle: good morning. happy monday, everyone. here's a look at route 93. back up in andover on route 93 southbound, we have disabled vehicle blocking the left lane. starting to slow down on the expressway northbound, as well. if you're taking the "t" this morning, we have minor delays on the red line. we'll be right back. >> christa: danielle, thank you. we're still tracking breaking news in gloucester. fire crews still presidentling a house fire.
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fully involved 678 and sadly one person has died as a result of that blaze. >> sarah: also breaking from overnight, music legend david bowie has died. the 69-year-old lost an
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>> christa: seem, like it was raining for 40 days and 40 nights. just the entire weekend, that's all. >> sarah: we stayed home and took town the christmas decorations finally. >> christa: i was with you in spirit. >> chris: i did some cleaning around the house, too. i have a 2 year old at home and there were toys everywhere. it was nice to organize that. it didn't look like a
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aisles of toys 'r us. sunday's highs, record territory for boston and worcester. plenty of rain months, towns between 1 and 2 inches of rain, including the city of boston. north milford coming in at almost 3 inches of rain. look at these wind gusts, over 57mph. right at 57 from rockport to fairhaven, sandwich, blue hills, wareham all coming in with 48-mile-per-hour gusts. a gusty day that. wind out of the south yesterday. it's now out of the northwest today. that's all the difference with the temperatures. good-bye, warm air, as we this have cooler temperatures right now. 35 in boston. 29 in worcester. the wind still active. 25 to 30 on the higher gust, even 35. that's creating a wind-chill factor this morning. feels like 25 in boston. 15 in worcester. one good thing about the wind keeping up overnight, it was able to dry out a lot of the main roads out there before temperatures did fall below freezing. not too many issues with black ice. those there are a couple secondary roads, some of the bigger puddle out, there especially north of 495, where it has been below freezing for a
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maybe a few slick spots. for the most part we're doing all right. down wind of the great lakes, arctic air passing over the warm lake front as i should say, i'm thinking of our ocean-effect snow we had last week. across the great lakes, that's creating lake-effect snow there. tomorrow we're tracking an area of low pressure swinging out of alberta, canada. that will go through the great lakes later tonight and tomorrow morning. as it works into new england by tomorrow, we'll have rain showers and snow showers starting to break out. now, along the coast, especially down through southeastern mass, we start off with some rain showers very late in the day tomorrow and tomorrow evening and then transition over to some snow showers. so winds out of the south. it's hard to get a lot of snow close to the city of boston. so calling for about a coating to an inch. again, some rain showers mixed in with this before any wet snow works on in. better chance of some all snow worcester, fitchburg, southern of snow there. some big storm systems, there will be some slippery spots especially north and west of boston tomorrow evening. 38 to 30 as we go throughout the
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so the numbers actually falling down a couple degrees this morning and holding into the low 30s. then it's cold overnight tonight. 12-22. you take a look at the seven-day forecast. quiet weather but cold weather wednesday, thursday and friday. weekend does look unsettled, especially on saturday. guys? >> i see a snowflake there. so more to come on that. how about traffic this morning, danielle? >> danielle: a couple incidents out there. here's the expressway. you see volume building. let's head to the map. on the expressway northbound, that drive close to half an hour. south of town, still keeping an eye on this truck actually lost its gas tank. the oil is on the road there. so we're keeping an eye on that. that's route 3 northbound, and traffic back up to main street. the pike looking pretty good starting to slow down a little with it as you approach 128. a couple incidents up north of town, this is a disabled vehicle blocking the left lane in andover at 495 and then a new accident. carter street. back to you, guys. >> with all these rich, beautiful celebrities having the
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no one spoils that. yeah. >> christa: like you. >> sarah: right. rickie gervase didn't spoil the fun while hosting the golden globes last night. the award show supplying its fair share of surprises. >> christa: there were some little-known winners and plenty of stars taking home trophies, maybe some upsets, as well. so 7's kris anderson, who is the hardest-working man in this newsroom today... >> kris: put me to work. rickie gervase working hard and all the stars on the edge of their seats with nerves wondering what was coming out of his mouth. it was a night full of surprises, but one film turned out to be the night's big winner. >> "the revenant." >> kris: that frontier revenge epic with three major wins including best drama, best director and best actor for leonardo dicaprio. >> this film was about survival and adaptation. >> kris: honors for best
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>> i can't believe this. >> kris: for the hostage drama "room." the marshawn won best drama and best actor for matt damon. >> my kids are watching. i told them if i got on tv, i'd definitely say something to them. >> kris: jennifer lawrence won for "joy." and jon hamm closed out his madman career with his second golden "globe" as best actor in a tv drama. rachel bloom was also caught off guard, winning best actress for "crazy ex-girlfriend." the night's highlight also included a standing ovation for sylvester stallone's first-en globe, best supporting actor for "creed" playing the role he originated nearly four decades ago. >> i want the thank my imaginary friend rocky balboa for being the best friend i ever had. >> kris: a golden moment on a golden night.
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some of the other night's big winners included singer sam smith for best original song from the james bond film "spectre." lady gaga won for her role in "american horror story." live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: that was the big picture, but later we'll have some of those weird moments, and she was involved in one of them. and, yeah, you'll see it coming up later. >> sarah: also coming up after the break, good news for the patriots as they play their first playoff game this weekend. >> christa: also ahead here at 6:22, breaking her silence, a local player seriously injured at the winter classic and what she's saying about taking the
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>> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. julian edelman good to go for next saturday's divisional game against the chiefs. the pats' receiver has spent the past two-plus weeks getting comfortable with a steel plate in his left shoe that prevents that bone in his foot from flexing or refracturing. edelman suffered the injury back on november 15th in the patriots' win over the giants. according to an nfl source, the bone has healed, but it's prone to breaking again to protect the foot, a steel plate was put into edelman's shoe that prevents him from pushing off this left foot in the usual fashion. so edelman has had to adjust the
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good news for the patriots is edelman has done that and he will play against the chiefs. kansas city is coming to gillette stadium after the steelers comeback win over the bengals on saturday night. the chiefs are red hot fresh off their 30-0 win over houston. they're riding an 11-game winning streak. celtics visiting memphis, avery bradley back in the lineup after missing three games with a hip injury. celtics up by one with under a minute to go. watch mario chalmers. he miss the three, but matt barnes there for the rebound and put-back. memphis takes a 93-92 lead. it's a three-point game with five seconds left. isaiah thomas will come up with the steal on the inbounds here. over the avery bradley for a three to tie the game. that's not going to go. thomas to kick back out. that goes, but it's after the buzzer. the celtics lose. they blow a 21-point lead and go down 101-98 the final. and the bruins continue their road trip, visiting the rangers tonight. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day.
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ism breaking news at 6:30. remembering music legend david wyatt. >> christa: plus a popular inn in sturbridge going up if flames. gusts describing a terrifying escape. >> sarah: and speaking out, the hockey player seriously injured at the winter classic. >> what do people usually call you. >> christa: and lots of saucy language at the golden globes. plus the winners with local ties. >> this is 7news the underin new england.
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thanks for sticking with us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm chris cadell camp. you wake up, hollywood probably just turning in. it's been a big night for them. some awkwardness and fun and lots of jokes rickie gervase keeps it interesting, doesn't he? >> chris: it's standard for gervase. i have a lot to catching up. 35 in boston. 29 in worcester. wind out of the west-northwest now. it is gusting 25 to 35mph. so it's bringing in the colder air and that cold air over the lake-effect snow to the west of us. dry for us today, but look at the temperatures, not going anywhere. we'll hold in the lower to middle 30s. overall a colder day. now, as we get into tomorrow, the highest chance of some rain and snow showers the later in the day we go from late hours. and i do expect along the coastline along 95, initially some rain showers to mix in and go over to some snow showers and mostly snow showers from fitchburg to worcester, points north and even points north and
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hampshire. perhaps a couple inches that way, coating to an inch out through 95. more on the forecast ahead. >> sarah: 6:31. time for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. happy monday, everyone. this is route 93 as you passes through somerville heading into boston. you can see some slowing, let's go into the maps, andover, methuen. a couple incidents to tell you about. you have an accident 95 southbound at route 110. a disabled vehicle that just cleared. this is 95 southbound at 495. so something to keep in mind there. you're stop and go on route 93 into boston southbound. on route 1, we actually have an accident, and this is right at carter street. south of town from the braintree split into boston, that commute right around half an hour, south of town, still keeping an eye on this, this was a truck that actually lost its fuel tank, and we have fuel on the road. this is route 3 northbound, backed up to main street. the pike starting to hit the brakes and as you head into
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slow drive into boston. take a look at those drive times. right around half an hour on the expressway where from the expressway. just 13 minutes on the pike into town from 128. 20 minutes on 93 southbound, from 128 to the zakim bridge. if you're taking the "t," we have minor delays on the red line, back to you, guys. >> sarah: danielle, thank you. >> christa: fans around the world mourning the loss of singer david bowie who died at the age of 69. bowie had been battling cancer for the past 18 months and he just released his latest album friday, and that happened to be his birthday. his first album came out nearly 50 years ago now. also breaking locally, a deadly fire in gloucester. a person died after getting trapped inside this burning home. let's go to 7's jennifer egan. she's on the scene. what can you tell us, jen? >> jennifer: well, christa, neighbors tell us that one man lived here alone.
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confirming this was a deadly fire. this is hammond street in gloves. quite a bit of damage on the second floor. it appears to be burned right down to the studs. not as much damage on the first floor. firefighters were called here around 43:45 a.m. they say the flames were so intense, they were forced to battle this from the outside. they were not able to get to the one man who was living here who became trapped inside at the time. at this point there are still fire crews on scene. obviously they've knocked down the fire and teem to have taken care of any hot spots. and the investigation should be beginning. we're not sure what started this fire. they will look into that. with we're told the state fire marshal is headed here to the scene. live in gloucester, jennifer egan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: a popular inn in flames. fire crews rushing on the sent at the publick house motor lodge. this morning we're hearing from some of the people who escaped. 7's kris anderson joins us with their stories.
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for the people inside. the publick house is a popular wedding venue in sturbridge. guests say they were sleeping in their beds when all of a sudden smoke alarms went off early sunday morning. that's why. thick smoke and heavy flames outside their door as this building caught fire. they ran from their motel room. one woman and her family were staying over and attending her sister's wedding just hours earlier. she says they're lucky to be alive. >> one of my family members, the flames were right out their door. they opened the door and slammed it and ran out the back door. it's crazy to think the roof is collapsing. there were a couple people trapped in there. >> kris: firefighters rescued three people trapped in the building. the fire chief says nobody was hurt. he believes it was careless disposal of a cigarette that sparked that huge fire. all 16 gust rooms were destroyed by the flames. several vehicles parked outside of that motel were also damaged. that's the latest live in the newsroom. kris anderson, 7news "today in new england."
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students are set to head back to school at a school in winchendon after dozens became ill with a stomach bug. classes were canceled at memorial elementary after nearly 60 students contracted norovirus. cleaning crews wearing masks and goggles spent the weekend disinfecting the building. and school officials say it started tuesday when one student arrived for class and didn't feel well. >> sarah: right now boston police are investigating the first homicide of 2016. officials say man was shot and killed early sunday morning on falcon street in east boston. police are still working to identify that victim. so far no arrests have been made. worcester police make an arrest in connection with a deadly hit-and-run. the 21-year-old suspect is in custody this morning. police say a 56-year-old man was hilt and killed while he was trying the cross west boylston street. the driver faces numerous charges including leaving the scene of an accident. >> christa: the hockey player who was injured during the
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as part of the winter classic is now talking about her injury. boston pride forward deanna lang suffered a serious injury to her spine. it was during the team's outdoor exhibition game on new year's eve. according to her parents she has limited movement in her arms and in movement absolutely at all in her legs. she posted pictures and a message sunday on facebook. in the message she wrote that despite this injury, getting the chance to skate at gillette made new year's eve the best day of her life. here's what she said, "for a long time i've been looking for a new challenge, even though i was not expecting it to be this. after those first few minutes of skating around, tragedy struck, and you know the rest, but i don't want you to feel bad for me. this is a moment to remember for women's hockey. we made history that day and i would never take those moments back." also to show support for lang, women's teams across the country are posting pictures of themselves and a number 14 right there on the ice.
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played for princeton. what an amazing spirit, right? >> definitely. >> sarah: still ahead, coming up, actor sean penn under fire for interviewing the drug lord el chapo right before authorities took him down. >> christa: also the jackpot. powerball, it's over $1 billion now. so why don't billboards reflect that number? >> sarah: more on the golden globes. the awkward moment between lady ga go and leonardo dicaprio. >> meet the new, 3rd generation nest learning thermostat. it's proven to save energy. and you could get a $100 rebate from your energy company.
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>> christa: here's a look at what's trending this morning. the golden globes had plenty of stars, some laugh, jokes, choice language. ism that's true. the censors silenced numerous swears from amy schumer and rickie gervase. gervase didn't hold back targeting the hollywood elite. >> i want to do this monologue and then go into hiding. okay. not even sean penn will find me. he's also the only person who ben affleck hasn't been unfaithful to. please welcome matt damon.
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the censored wondered what gervase said to mel gibson. >> christa: did you see this reaction? leo... >> sarah: why is he doing that? >> christa: it seemed like he was talking to someone. oh, my, like he was kind of talking to somebody else or something like that through eye contact and then she startled him or something like that. so she was rushing by him as she was trying to receive her golden globe. that's when he looked like he was maybe startled by her. it was a priceless reaction there from leo. so before the show, the stars hit the red carpet. very important. jennifer lopez turned heads in a floor-length yellow gown. jennifer lawrence stood out in red. look at this necklace. and tiraji henson appeared in white when she accepted the award for best actress. >> christa: i loved kate hudson's dress. it was one of my favorites. >> i'll have to look it up. coach belichick talking about
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>> christa: breaking news. a deadly fire at a home in gloves. we're on the scene in w the latest. >> kris: the music world remembering an icon after news of david bowie's death following a battle with cancer. >> reporter: two young boys rushed to the hospital after a frigid rescue when they fell through the ice into the freezing water. >> sarah: and the a key pats' star given the all clear to hit the field. when the defending champs start their playoff push this weekend. >> christa: thank goodness for that. know and go is next with all the day's top stories. ism we have traffic and weather with chris lambert. hey, kris. >> kris: good morning, everyone. >> jeremy: 35 in boston. long gone is the record warmth we had yesterday. still with us is a gussy wind. that's a colder wind direction for us, gust 25g to 35mph. we have clear skies back. so no rain, no snow to talk about for today. and the numbers go the other way. so we start off this morning mid-30s on average. we close out the day closer to 30 degrees, partly the mostly
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tomorrow afternoon, tracking moisture coming in from the west and southwest. i think initially it will start out as some rain showers close to the coastline, down through southeastern mass, but we may transition over to snow showers near the coastline in the evening hours and this will be all snow north and west of 495 through the evening hours tomorrow. so an inch or two of snow worcester, fitchburg, southern new hampshire. thinking about a coating to an inch here. again, rain showers mixed in, as well. so not a huge storm system, but something that we'll have to keep an eye on tomorrow afternoon. especially late in the afternoon and tomorrow evening. behind it, quiet weather for a few day, wednesday, thursday, friday, colder weather, as well. and potentially more unsettlementled weather working in to start the weekend. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everybody. happy monday. this is route 3 heading into somerville. we have a couple incidents to tell you about north of town. we have one on route 1 southbound. that's right at carter street.
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then in woburn, 93 southbound at 128, another accident. still keeping an eye on this accident in methuen. 93 southbound at route 110. so heading into town from the north, a little slow this morning. half an hour from the braintree split into boston expressway northbound. still keeping an eye on a truck that actually caused some fuel to spill on the road. this is route 3 northbound. traffic backed up to main street south of town in duxbury there. and in framingham, starting to hit the brakes on the pike. eastbound into town, you're stop and go into boston. take a look at those thrive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. expressway. 13 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, that ride up to about half an hour, as well. still have those minor delays on the red line on the "t." back to you, guys. >> sarah:>> christa: right now we're tracking breaking news. a deadly fire happened up in gloucester. >> sarah: it's still very active. there let's send it out the
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jen? >> jennifer: sarah, a sad situation here. neighbors tell mawns lived here alone and the chief is confirming this was a deadly fire. this is the home here on hammond street. you see there is quite a bit of damage up on the second floor of the home. we can see down into first floor. it doesn't appear the fire affected first floor nearly as much. firefighters were called here around 3:45 a.m. they say the flames were very intense. they were forced to fight this fire from the outside and this one person who was living inside did become trapped inside. we're told the state fire marshal is heading here to the scene. we've seen investigators arriving here this morning. the fire is all knocked down and they seem to have taken care of any hot spots some right now the investigation into how this fire began will start. again, though, we're fold there was one man living insid and he was not able to make it out. we're live in gloucester this "today in new england." >> sarah: we also have more breaking news overnight. >> christa: the rock world losing a legend and really a
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david bowie passed away overnight after a long battle with cancer. an influential singer and songwriter is said to have passed away peacefully with friends and family by his side. >> kris: fans locally tweeting out remembrances to david bowie. fans learned of the news when bowie's representative posted information on his web site as well as his twitter and facebook pages early this morning. "blackstar" was released friday, bewe's birthday. his music career span nearly 50 years when his first album was released in 1967. david bowie was 69 when he died. madonna tweeted out, "i am devastated. this great artist changed my life. first concert i saw in detroit. r.i.p.m."
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placeing candles on his star. you can read more reaction to the sad passing of david bowie by going to our web site on whdh.com. cher, kanye west, too fighters among the people paying tribute to this legend. >> sarah: the man accused of shooting a boston police officer is due in court today. this morning office kurt stokinger is back home. he was released from boston medical center last night. stokinger was shot in the leg on police say grant headley sought him. headley, who is from dorchester, is set to appear in court later today. he facing several charges. the 27-year-old was on probation after serving five years in prison. headley had just been released from april. >> christa: the man accused in the death of bella bond is due in court today. michael mccarthy was the boyfriend of bella's mother, rachelle bond. the two are facing charges in connection with the child's murder. mccarthy could face life in prison without parole if
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bella's body was found on deer island back in june. for months she was known as baby doe as police searched for her identity. >> sarah: a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after he and a friend fell through thin ice. today their classmates will be getting extra support at their school. 7's nicole oliverio is live with more. >> nicole: just a scary experience for these two young boys. they were stepping out on to this pond here behind a middle school in brockton when that thin ice gave way and it broke. and 12 were screaming for help. fortunately they had three friends nearby, and their quick thinking, one of the little boys ran out, flagged down a car. two strangers got out of the car, jumped in, managed to save that nine-year-old boy. it wasn't until firefighters got here, though, that they had to pull that 12-year-old boy out of the water. he was completely submerged. he was brought back the life while in the ambulance on the
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>> he was calling, "carlos, carlos, please help me up." i tried to help him up, but the guy who took him out said just leave him. >> nicole: the school commending those three friends. the nine-year-old is said to be in good health. the 12 year old is still listed in critical condition. live in brockton, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: new details this morning about mexican drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman. authorities are looking to extradite him in the u.s. where he faces drug charges in several states including up in new hampshire where his cousin was sentenced to 16 years in prison for distributing cocaine. mexican authorities also want to speak with oscar-winning actor sean penn after he interviewed guzman back in october. "rolling stone" published the interview saturday, a day after officials arrested guzman. penn and a mexican open opera star could also face charges of aiding and abetting. patriots hosting the kansas city chiefs in the divisional playoff game coming up saturday.
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receiver julian end animal has been cleared. he will be playing this weekend. >> sarah: he's been out since breaking his foot in week nine. the bone has healed, but it's prone to breaking again to. protect the foot, a steal plate is built into his shoe that prevents him from pushing off of his left foot. the cheefts are red hot as they prepare to invade foxborough. kansas city has won 11 straight, including a 30-0 win over houston. of course, last year the chiefs blew out the pats on monday night football. and bill belichick says even though a lot of time has passed, the pats will still be looking at the game. >> right, well, we'll definitely look at that game. you know, that was a pretty dominant performance we kansas city. so i'm sure that there are things this from that game they may try to do or feel like they
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the end of that game. >> as of this morning the pats are favored by five points. >> christa: the upcoming record powerball jackpot proving to be too big for billboards across the country. wednesday's jackpot is expected to be... we're at $1. 3 billion. the signs don't even go up to that. they're stuck at $999 million. the baltimore sun reports there was an industry agreement to put 999 on the billboard. use your imagination. >> sarah: much of hollywood is in recovery mode this morning. >> christa: it's the morning after the golden globes. "the revenant" had three wins, including best drama, best director and best actor for leonardo dicaprio. >> sarah: i love him. >> christa: he received a standing ovation. >> what an incredible honor. wow, that meant a lot. thank you so much. >> sarah: so nearly two decades after a screen writing globe, cambridge native matt
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acting in the comedy or musical category for "the martian." >> it has literally been 18 years since i've been here doing, this and with a little more context, i know how lucky i am and how lucky i am to do this for a living. when people go see movies, it's just kind of rare. i've made a lot of movies that people just didn't go see. >> christa: jennifer lawrence picking up her third career golden globe best actress for her role in the movie "joy," a movie that was filmed here in boston you might remember. also hyde park native maura tyranny winning best supporting actress for her role in showtime's "the affair." >> sarah: unfortunately spotlight, the film based on the "boston globe"'s investigation into the catholic church sex scandal came away empty handed. it was nominated for best drama, best screenplay and best director. i saw it. it is a fabulous movie shot here in boston. >> christa: so in local connections at the awards
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