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>> sarah: plus doubt and out in denver, the pats come up short as the britain coast move on to super bowl 50. >> christa: and as the first votes in iowa near, one candidate is getting a big endorsement from a newspaper right here in the bay state. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. it's 5:00. i'm sarah french. >> nancy: we're dealing with washington, d.c. let's look at the weather here at home with chris lambert. >> chris: you guys are talking about airports and delays and cancellations. from new york city, j.f.k. close to 30 inches of snow. the airport at philadelphia 22.4. you had record snow here in baltimore at 29.2. so you can understand the huge delays and cancellations down the 95 stretch. quiet this morning from d.c. into the city of boston. look at d.c., though, with that deep snowpack. 19 degrees right now.
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some of our suburbs down into the teens. but overall a comfortable winter's day. mostly sunny skies, light winds, temperatures rebounding into the middle 30s this afternoon. so we have the light wind today. breezy tomorrow, but it's a southwest. and that's going to launch temperatures well into the 40s, if not even close to 50 southeastern mass. it's rather quiet the next few days, but as we get into thursday night and friday morning, a storm just to the east of us. could graze new england as it looks us down. we'll talk more about that in the seven-day forecast coming up. guys? >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy mud. zakim bridge and leverett connector looking good. no delays to tell you about quite yet, but give yourself a little extra time. roads probably still slick out there. route 1 heading into boston, 93 looking good. the pike back out to framingham all green eastbound on the pike. so no delays to tell you about there. south of town, route 3, 24, 95 all looking good so far this
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the expressway from the braintree split into boston, just nine minutes. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128, 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 11 minutes. if you're taking the "t" so far, you're on time this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah:>> nancy: thanks, danielle. the weekend storm dumped near record snows from washington, d.c., to new york city. at least 30 people died as a result of this storm. >> nancy: and federal offices in the nation's capital will remain closed today. boston mayor marty walsh says the city is sending two truck mounted know blowers to washington, d.c., to help the capital clean up from the two feet of snow that fell there. the house has also postponed votes this coming week, including one on overriding president obama's health care veto. >> sarah: and the storm resulted in the second-highest snowfall new york city has ever seen, almost 27 inches.
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just one-tenth of an inch. officials lifted the city's travel ban on sunday, restoring access to all buses and above-ground subways. and here in the bay state, we saw over a foot of snow in some spots along with heavy winds. >> nancy: even though that's all now gone, the effects are still being felt at places like the airport where flights can't reach their destinations. 7's victoria warren is live at logan this morning. vick kirk how are those delays looking now? >> victoria: well, we still have some delays this morning, nancy. it's amazing how these residual domino effects happen, especially when it comes to airline travel. very busy monday morning at logan. they are trying to make up for a lot of cancellations. things are slow to get back the normal, especially with new york and d.c. and philly still feeling the effects from this storm. it's going to take a few days. so a few dozen cancellations at logan this morning. that's a vast improvement from over the weekend when they were almost 250 cancellations saturday and sunday and a lot of delays.
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allow people to change flights, but it's going to be a while before it is business as usual. nationwide more than 12,000 flights grounded because of this storm. yesterday the airports in philadelphia, d.c. and the new york region airports spent the day digging out their aircraft. they also had the logistical challenge of getting their employees to work. they're hoping to have near-normal service today. if you're traveling, like many of these people live here at logan airport are this morning, your best advice of course is to check with your airline before heading out to the airport because there are still some delays. there are still some cancellations, and with all the extra people trying to figure out which flights they should get on today, it's going to take a little bit more time than usual when you get to the airport. live this morning at logan, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: and the storm was a deadly one. across the u.s. including locally, after a doesly drive in dorchester. police say man was in the streets when he was hit and
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this was yesterday. 7's byron barnett is in dorchester this morning with the latest. byron? >> byron: this all happened a little bit before noon yesterday when everyone out here was out and about digging out after the weekend storm. police say man was walking across trying to cross dorchester avenue here right near harbor view street when he was hit and killed. >> well, i heard a little crash, and a little scream. >> byron: the terrifying sound was man being hit and killed by this truck. witnesses say the man was in the crosswalk at the time of the crash, but police have yet to confirm that. investigators say the truck had a plow on it. they spent hours at the scene taking measurements and pictures happened. people who live nearby are horrified but what they saw and heard. >> it was really horrible. you know, it's not something you see every day, around
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>> byron: the neighborhood left shaken as people who live around here hope drivers slow down. >> they do drive reckless, but what can you say? people are in a rush. everybody's in a rush. >> byron: now the driver did stay at the scene and was interviewed by police. still no word on whether charges will be filed. that's the story live from dorchester this morning. i'm byron barnett, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: the patriots' playoff run is over after the broncos walked away with the win in denver. tom brady and the team coming up just short. >> sarah: this morning as they look at what went wrong, players are coming to the defense of one of their own who is taking the loss particularly hard. 7's trey daerr has more now from denver. lead. we never could play on our term, so it was an uphill battle all day. >> trey: denver's defense
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top-ranked unit in football and left the paste inches short of a second consecutive super bowl. >> obviously to advance to the next game is... that's why we all play and work so hard. so it's disappointing not to have the opportunity to do that. >> you lose this game, it stinks. you think about it all off season. so it will be a long off season, but, you know, we'll have to move forward. >> trey: a pair of phenomenal catches by rob gronkowski granting the shots a chance at overtime. >> my thoughts at that moment, get [bleeped] open. >> trey: even though a play can win you the game, it's never one that can lose it. >> it's a sickening feeling. i can't put it into words. all i can do now is stand up here and take it all on me. i feel like i lost the game for the team. >> trey: stephen gostkowski's first missed extra point in 524 tries is perhaps the critical moment keeping the patriots from a ninth a.f.c. championship.
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us lose by a point and me miss te kick, it's a nightmare scenario. >> that's the best, so everyone misses them at some point. there was plenty of football left. we knew what the situation was. >> it's never just one play. steve's a stud. we love him to death and no chance it's on him. >> trey: stephen gostkowski holding back tears after the game, clearly taking this very hard. but, of course, it is not just a single play. the patriots had a lot of great chances. rob gronkowski phenomenal in the fourth quarter, and nearly willed the patriots to a victory. reporting inside sports authority field at mile high, trey daerr, 7news "today in new england". >> nancy: well, the broncos will be looking for their third super bowl title. carolina looking for their first. they dominated arizona. cam newton threw for two touchdown, ran for two more scores. the panthers won 49-15.
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in super bowl 50 in santa clara, california, february 7th. >> sarah: more news today. police in concord, new hampshire, are searching for an armed robber who stabbed a convenience store clerk. officials say the suspect walked into the store on north main street, drew a knife and demanded cash. the clerk fought back and that's when the suspect stabbed his hand. the clerk is expected to be okay. a paxton animal shelter that burned down last year will be rebuilt. shelter officials at sweetpea's say they're in the early stages of planning a new structure that fires. the animals will also be given more room after the state said the previous shelter was too cluttered. more than 50 cats and dogs were killed in the fire back in november. >> nancy: turning now to the race for the white house, hillary clinton getting a boost this morning as she tries to close the gap between herself hampshire. the "boston globe" now throwing their support behind her bid for the presidency and 7's kris anderson here now with more on
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good morning, kris,. >> kris: second beg endorsement for. the "des moines register" endorsed clinton on saturday. the "boston globe" says hillary clinton is the more season and forward-thinking than she was back in 2008 when she ran for president. the "globe"'s editorial board said clinton would make a better president than her democratic rival, vermont senator bernie sanders, noting that sanders is not a convincing champion when it comes to gun control. the paper is popular in new hampshire, where the state will hold its first in the nation primary next month. bernie sanders is currently beating hillary clinton in polls there. several republicans will hilt the campaign trail in new hampshire, chris christie and jon case, will attend town - halls. front-runner donald trump will hold a israeli in farmington tonight. trump coming under fire after a protester wearing a turban was kicked out of his rally. he was holding a sign that read, "don't hate." trump asked the crowd, he wasn't wearing one of those hats, was
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some people thought he was talking about the tur been. turns out trump was referencing another supporter in the crowd wearing a "make america great" hat. meantime, michael bloomberg considering an independent run for the white house. he's expected to make that decision first week of march after the results are in from super tuesday contests, which is being hell march 1st. donald trump says he'd welcome michael bloomberg into the race if he decides to run. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening today, the mbta is set to hold its first public meeting on the proposed fare hikes. tonight's meeting will be held at the breed middle school in lynn. it's scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. officials say the proposal calls for fares to increase by 6.7% or 9.7% depending on which plan is selected. >> nancy: 5:11. more news ahead on "today in new england." what caused several injuries
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the make an early landing? >> sarah: and he's used to telling jokes, but now how jimmy fallon is giving back. how "the tonight show" host is helping a city in need. >> nancy: plus it turned out to be peyton manning's night to shine, but we'll show you how his son stole the show. >> chris: sun shine shining throughout the day. a look forecast is coming up. >> danielle: a here's a look at the expressway as you pass other the gas tank. ten minutes from the braintree split into boston. if you're taking the "t" this
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character during last year's record-breaking winter. you know winter is here when the yeti is back. i have followed him on twitter. i have yet to see him in real life. >> sarah: i haven't either. have you seen him, chris? >> chris: i have not. we haven't had enough snow to get him outside too often. hopefully we went see him very much. we've had 10.4 inches of snow in the city of boston so far this year. 6 of it falling with that recent storm falling. only 8.6 total in worcester this season. both boston and worcester well behind the seasonal averages to date for the winter. now, this was right around the time last year we started that snow blitz and the snow yeti out and about in the city of boston for about six straight weeks. we had five inches of snow in the january 28th storm 2015. it's eerily similar to what happened over the weekend, however we went into a deep freeze. we didn't hit 40 degrees again until march 4th. so we went six weeks with real cold temperatures.
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so we do get some snow, we can melt it and thaw it out before the next storm. overall it doesn't look like a brutally cold pattern ahead of us. 27 in boston. 13 in norwood. 18 in plymouth right now. winds are light. so it's a cool start this morning, but there is not a lot of wind throughout the day. 5 to 10mph. we do have a wind-chill factor down into the teens at this point. a lot of clear skies through much of southern new england today and even across the mid atlantic some travel issues that are down through the mid atlantic still from the snow that was over the weekend and precipitation here. you can see temperatures above in st. lucie. this is the milder air that's tomorrow. so we enjoy a nice, bright day today. more clouds around tomorrow. i can't rule out a passing shower in the afternoon. a better chance of a couple showers rolling in tomorrow night. take a look at what's going on on wednesday. quiet in new england, but some energy up across the great lakes and moisture from this trailing
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we'll have to watch real closely where these two meet up and merge and combine. there will be a storm that forms off the east coast later this week and it's fast mover. it's just matter of where does this form and track along, maybe close enough to graze southern new england here, especially on the eastern shorelines thursday night into friday morning. so we'll keep an eye on that storm. right now i'm going to keep the bulk of it just off shore, but five days out, we can change things up for better or for worse. 34 to 38 degrees. mostly sunny skies. pretty good winter's day overall. tonight partly cloudy skies. 22 to 32. it's not all this cold. 40 to near 50 tomorrow. mild and breezy and the early sun fades behind clouds. and as we go into next weekend, temperatures warming up close to 50 by sunday. >> all right. thanks, chris. >> sarah: seven people were injured when an men airlines plane headed from miami due to italy had to be diverted due to tub lens. flight 206 made an unscheduled
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it hit turbulence over the atlantic. passengers stayed in st. johns overnight as american airlines worked to get a new crew there. >> nancy: new video of a big earthquake that rocked alaska on sunday. now experts are warning aftershock may be felt for next several weeks. you can see the items, that car shaking violently in this home video. the magnitude 7.1 quake destroyed four home, knocked out power to about 5,000 people on sunday. officials called it one of the strongest quakes in the acreage area in decades. meantime, tonight show host jimmy fallon taking a serious stance on the water crisis in flint, michigan. the comedian announced he's donating $10,000 to help reidents get clean water. fall listen tweeted the announcement saying, how about ten friends match me. the city is right now in a state of emergency after its water supply was poisoned with lead. the u.s. government has pledged $5 million in federal aid and city officials are also now coming under fire for allegedly not taking actions to prevent the crisis and in the alerting
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>> sarah: coming up next in 7sports, the celtics taking on the 76ers yesterday. were they on top of their game, or did the nba's worst team get the best of them? >> nancy: and one fan is falling for cam newton and the panthers. how he ended up getting a little too close during the n.f.c. championship game. i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous g gden n rty y r hehebirthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. almost everything! you know, 1 in 10 houses could get hit by a septic disaster, and a billllf up to o $1000. but for only $7 a month, rid-x is scientifically proven to break down waste, helping you avoid a septic disaster. rid-x. the #1 brand used by septic professionals in their own
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>> chris: time is 5:23 on this monday morning. good morning, everyone. seasonably cool outside. 27 in boston. 13 norwood. 18 in plymouth. we have mainly clear sky, mostly the day. light winds this afternoon. so mid to upper 30s just fine. nice comfortable day if the kiddos have skiless sons or are hill. tomorrow we lose the sunshine, but we gain the milder air.
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the middle to upper 40s if not close to 50 degrees down through southeastern mass. more on the forecast ahead. >> sarah: thanks, chris. after snow buried philadelphia, the celtics stormed into the city of brotherly love and dominated the 76ers. the game was originally schedule for saturday. weather forced it to be postponed until last night. s be's starters were too much for philly. isaiah thomas and cray crowder each scored 20. avery bradley added 19. c's won 112-92. they take on the wizards in d.c. tonight. a panthers fan got 250 close to the excitement during sunday's n.f.c. championship game. late in the game, carolina linebacker and former b.c. star luke kuechly ran back an interception for a touchdown. he started giving high-fives to fans and one man fell over the railing and on to the field. kuechly helped him up. fortunately that fan was not hurt. >> nancy: he's enthusiastic. well, after the a.f.c.
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had a rare chance to see next generation in the manning family. broncos q.b. peyton manning brought his son four-year-old marshall to the post-game front office. he can barely see over the podium. you see the top of his head there. marshall, however, was apparently not in the mood to greet reporters because while peyton answered questions, marshall spent his time hiding behind his dad. you see him right here. however, he was decked out in a number 18 jersey, held on to his new a.f.c. champions hat. marshall's twin sister moseley was not at the podium with her brother. so cute. of course, marshall was a little more subdued than riley curry, the daughter of golden state warriors' guard steph curry. riley became a star in her own right for her antics. she's so cute. she was in her dad's post-game press conferences. at different point she played hide and seek, dragged a curtain across the room, but kids, you inner know what they'll do.
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cover marshall manning in 20 years. >> sarah: so cute, but i loved watching riley. she's so cute. coming up next at 5:30, one police officer having some fun during this weekend's snowstorm. just wait until you hair who we brought in to a pick-up basketball game. >> nancy: and the search is on in california after three inmates break out of their cells, an escape from prison the latest on how they were able to get away. man: life gets so busy with work, and it's really hard to just kind of put that all aside or playing, even.
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>> nancy: i'm nancy chen. the bay state spared the worst from this weekend's massive winter storm. >> sarah: it was pretty incredible, wasn't it? it was nice not to be in the eye of the storm for once because places like new york city, see it right here, absolutely covered in snow. and while travel on the roads was banned, one gay here came up with a pretty unique way to hit the streets and enjoy the storm. bit. look at him go. don't try him at home, rights, chris. >> chris: you need the watch out to the cab byes in new york, even during big ?oarms. 24 in bedford right now. close to 30 in. s of snow in new york city. about 27, just shy of 27 in central park. but out at j.f.k. at the airport there, over 30 inches of snow. that was pretty much the case down through southeastern pennsylvania and into d.c. and baltimore. winds right now 5 to 10mph. light winds throughout the day. more sunshine than cloud cover throughout the day. so overall a comfortable
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winds, temperatures into the afternoon. it turns milder tomorrow. we're talking temps into the 40s. not even close to 50 degrees. the breeze picks up. more clouds around on tuesday. looks like a storm just off shore here as we work into thursday night and friday. more on that in the seven-day forecast coming up. here's fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, nancy. this is route 1 heading into boston from saugus. looking good so far this morning. go to the maps. no major issues to tell you about. route 93, you're slowing down through lawrence and your drive into boston looking good. other than that, route 1 also looking good so far. the pike back out the framingham all green eastbound. so no delays to tell you about there. south of town, route 3, 24, 95, looking good so far this morning. slowing down a little bit through the braintree split, but you drive from braintree into
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take a look at those drive times. into town on the pike from 128, 12 minutes. if you're taking the "t" this morning, so far it's on time. back to you, guys. >> sarah: now to thedy's top stories. frights in and out of he gone continue to be canceled or delayed following this weekend's blizzard along the east coast. massport says there were about 40 delays and nearly 150 cancellations at logan on sunday. most of the affected flights are to and from airports in washington, philadelphia and new york city. the winter conditions turning deadly for one local man. police say he was hit and killed by a snowplow while crossing the street in dorchester. investigators are trying to determine whether or not he was in the crosswalk when it happened. the driver did stay at the scene. police have not yet said whether any charges will be filed. and the patriots' season is over. new england lost in the a.f.c. championship game to the broncos sunday 20-18. the pats scored a touchdown with 12 seconds remaining and had a chance to tie, but denver
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on the two-point con virgs attempt. coach bill belichick and the players will speak later today. denver will take on the carolina panthers in super bowl 50. >> nancy: right now police searching for a suspect after a pizza shop is robbed. this happened in methuen. that thief was able to take a safe before getting away. 7's jennifer eagan has more. >> jennifer: the thief carried off a safe full of cash from this methuen pizza shop. >> kicked in the office, stole one of the safes. they made off with a couple thousand dollars in cash from the night before. >> nancy:>> jennifer: the pizzeria's owner came in saturday and found the front doors smashed. he checked his surveillance cameras, all 22 of them. when he first came in, he had a hat and mask off. he decided to take the hat and mask off, so we got good pictures of his face, thank god. >> jennifer: police say as many as six other businesses were targeted as well, all within a couple hours of each
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the pizza shop is the only shop that had cameras rolling. recognizes this guy. we've been getting some tips, follow up. >> i hope you get caught. i hope this is the last place you hit. that's my goal is to do whatever i can do to get the this guy caught and get him off the streets. >> the suspect didn't park in this lot, so no license plate was call on camera. police have a clear picture and recognizes that suspect. in methuen, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> we're following more news today. police arrest manning for d.u.i. in epping, new hampshire, after a high-speed chase sunday morning. they say the 29-year-old driver from aimsburg was going more than 100mph on route 101. then he tried to take an exit going about 130mph. but he hit a concrete island and a guardrail before going down a grass embankment and stopping. he was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. happening today, a 60-year-old man from whitman will face a
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shots near a plow driver in plymouth. hill road saturday night. the driver was not hurt. there is no word on why the man opened fire. he faces several charges including assault with a dangerous weapon. >> nancy: three men are covering after they fell through andover. firefighters pulling the men from the water saturday afternoon. they were ice fishing at the time. all three were taken to the hospital and treated for hypothermia. new this morning governor charlie baker is expected to sign the bill today to help women committed for alcohol or substance abuse problems. they can now be sent the new, secure treatment units instead of the state prison for women in framingham for treatment. the state has pledged to move women out of that prison since 1987. >> sarah: still ahead on 7 news, uber isn't just for hitching a ride anymore. the new service coming to a few u.s. cities that will help you get your hands on some food any time anywhere. plus we're tracking winter storm
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mess across several states. why the snow just proved to be too much for one nfl team. >> sarah: and good news for anyone with a car. gas prices just keep on dropping. just how much they've fallen. the other way. in fact, they're warming up. mild air in here by tomorrow afternoon, well into the 40s. how long that will last and what week. forecast coming up. >> danielle: good morning. happy monday to you. roads looking pretty good so far for your monday morning commute. this is route 1 through saugus. no major delays yet. if you're taking "t" this morning, so far it's on time. we'll be right back. 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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storm passing just to the east of us. all right, next couple day, cool but comfortable this afternoon. kiddos have ski lessons, heading out to the sledding schools, anything you have to do outside, still have to clean up some of the snow, the weather working out just fine with the sunshine. tomorrow the breeze picks up, more clouds around. trade-off is temperatures well into the upper 40s. >> sarah: now to what's a florida police officer called for back-up and brought in future basketball hall of famer shaquille o'neal. the officer responded to a noise complaint as kids were playing basketball too loudly. instead of reprimanding them, he joined in and he brought shaq there. isn't that amazing? shaq says he wanted to keep his appearance quiet to surprise the kids. >> nancy: just text shaq, hey, come on down for some basketball? pretty cool. how about uber expanding its ride sharing service to include food delivery over next few weeks.
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in ten major cities across the country. really exciting, right? however not here in new england. you can if you're living in those cities, choose from dozens of local restaurants and full menus. the delivery fee will be about $5. uber says all deliveries will arrive within 30 to 40 minutes. >> we have what, grub hub, insta car. >> nancy: we don't need uber. >> sarah: dining in. i've used all of those. a couple guys in new york city hitting the streets during a snowstorm. there was travel ban on the city, but that didn't stop a filmmaker from breaking out his snowboard. a friend also joined him on skis. at the end of the video, it appears the police stopped the pair but said they aren't going to ticket them, but children do not try this at home. >> nancy: no, i love how he's holding an american flag, though, as he's going at this, too. very patriotic on top of everything else. all right. everything you need to know and go is up next. first, it happened in new york,
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california. how they were able to sneak out of prison undetected. >> reporter: playing catchup at the airport after the weekend storm. we'll look at the latest delays and kansas -- cancellations. >> sarah: and you might have seen this guy having some fun in the snow over the weekend. now one man is challenging the panda.
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>> sarah: welcome back, everybody. it's 5:45 on monday morning. >> nancy: here's what you need to know and go. first up, chris lambert. >> chris: guys, starting temperatures off this monday morning in the teens and 20s. 22 in worcester. we'll watch temperatures rise to the mid to upper 30s this afternoon. nice, quiet weather. light winds, mostly sunny skies throughout the day, and look at this across the midwest, down across the mid atlantic, quiet weather down that way, too. so good news for new york, philly, d.c. the clean-up will continue with all of that snow on the ground. milder air tomorrow. cooler air residing to the west of us. some of that cooler will will try to work in on wednesday and thursday. we're talking cooler weather, we're talking about temperatures back into the 30s. you notice this dip in the jetstream.
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right along it there will be another storm that forms off the carolina coastline thursday night into friday. still some questions on how this can form. it will become a more powerful storm by the time it gets across the canadian maritimes. how quickly can et git its act together. will it be close enough to the new england coastline and get organized fast enough to give us a shot at some snow and some wind in here on thursday night and friday. right now the bulk of the storm is off to the east of us, it's fast-moving storm, too. it's not like the last one who rolled through the mid atlantic. this storm goes from the carolina coastline up into the canadian maritimes in less than 24 hours. it's fast moving, but we'll have to watch any potential thursday night into friday for a glancing shot at least of maybe some snow and some wind. you could stay off shore. maybe more to the west. but we'll have to deal with more of a significant storm system right now. but too early to say and in the really pounding the pavement here in terms of saying, yeah, we're going to get a big storm and that's a definite.
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mostly sunny skies, light winds. partly cloudy skies tonight. temperatures into the 20s. early clouds tomorrow. may get a stray afternoon shower. numbers tomorrow into the upper 40s. we'll watch to see if that storm gets closer to us on thursday night into friday. dry. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. happy monday to you. here's a look at the pike. no issues heading into town on the pike. let's go to the maps. in worcester on the pike eastbound, we have a tractor-trailer on fire at route 290. so something to keep in mind. the of you drive on the pike looking good. south of town on the ramp from 495 to route 24, we have a car off the road. so keep in mind, the roads still slick this morning, especially the ramps and bridges. so give yourself a little extra time out there. from the braintree split into boston, that ride up to 12 minutes. you can see a little bit of slowing, no major delays yet, though. north of town, you're slowing through lawrence on 93 southbound.
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is looking good. route 1 looking good so far this morning, too. "takentake a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 39 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 11 minutes. if you're taking "t" this morning, so far it's on time. back to you, guys. >> sarah: danielle, thank you. >> nancy: winter weather wreaked havoc across cities like new york and washington, d.c. here at home we still saw our fair share of snow, but we missed the worst of it. >> sarah: thank goodness. those crippling effects are being felt right here in new england. 7's victoria warren live at logan airport. vicki, airlines are going to be spending the day trying to make up for that messy weekend. >> victoria: yeah, sarah, i think they'll be spending a few days trying to make up for a very messy weekend. it's a busy monday morning at logan airport. you have your typical monday travelers, but athen a lot of people who had the deal with cancellations and delays over the weekend. things are slow to get back to normal in new york, d.c. and philly. they are still feeling the
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there are a few dozen cancellations even this morning, but that's a vast improvement from over the weekend. here at logan they saw almost 250 cancellations on saturday and sunday and a lot of delays. airlines issuing waivers to allow people the changes flights. it's still going to be a few days before it's business as usual. that's because nationwide there were more than 12,000 flights grounded. so yesterday while they could spend the day digging out the runways and the aircraft, but they also had to deal with a personnel issue of trying to get their employees to work in those hardest-hit cities. it's definitely going to take a few days, so the best advice whenever you have a situation like this is if you take a live look here, you see a lot of people at the airport the arrive early so that if you need to deal with some sort of a delay or if your flight is one of the ones that's still canceled today, perhaps even better than arriving early at the airport, you just want to call ahead, so there's in surprises when you get here the logan.
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>> nancy: good advice. thank you, vicki. meantime, a train and snowplow colliding in connecticut. the truck got stuck trying to cross the tracks in stamford on sunday. train service was delayed for several hours. no one was on board during the crash and thankfully no one was hurt. >> sarah: the owner of a bowling alley in virginia has not yet decided whether to rebuild after heavy snowfall caused the building's roof the collapse over the weekend. 22 inches of snow fell in waynesboro, virginia and the roof of wayne lanes could not handle all that weight. it gave in on saturday night. and employees say they're in disbelief. >> this is my life. been here. i mean, every day we dedicate everything to it. birthday parties, families, just i mean a lot of people growing up in this bowling alley. >> it's in the a building. it's their livelihood. so many memories have been made here. >> sarah: no one was hurt. the bowling alley has been in
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>> nancy: even an nfl training facility could not deal with all the snow that fell in the d.c. area. the weight of the snow caused the indoor facility to actually deflate on sunday. thankfully no one was injured, but this facility is located in ashburnham, virginia, which received nearly three feet of snow. >> sarah: happening now, officials in california are on high alert after three inmates at a prison there were able to escape. 7's kris anderson live in the control room with more on this story. kris? >> kris: sarah, police say then men should be considered extremely dangerous. they were facing charges for kidnapping and for murder. they escaped from the orange county jail, which is a maximum-security prison, on friday night. here's the three men. the escape was well-thought-out and they could have been planning it for months. now investigators are looking into whether someone on the inside helped them pull off this prison escape. the trio managed to cut the hole right through the steel bars in their cells. then they were able to sneak through the plumbing tunnels to
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they used a rope that they made out of towels and bed sheets to climb down before then taking off. officials say they are now relying on the public's help to be alert. >> we're in a position where we absolutely need the public's help. there's people out there that know who these people are, who may have seen them. we're exhausting every lead that we currently have. >> kris: they want the find these guys obviously. police are investigating also whether a disturbance at that jail right before the inmates were discovered missing could have had something to do with this escape. right now there is a $50,000 reward being offered for any information leading up to the capture of these three men. live in the control room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." ism and two fugitives call 911 after they get stuck in freeding conditions. the two men were hiding bay river during the snowstorm. police say by nightfall they were so-called they called 911, begging to be arrested.
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seen two people happier to go back to jail. >> nancy: just when you think you've seen it all. also this morning, gas prices are still dropping, making them the lowest in seven years. according to a.a.a., the average price of regular unleaded nationally is $1.82 per gallon here in massachusetts it's slightly higher at $1.90. however, oil prices went up on friday pressuring refineries to raise their wholesale prices. experts say oil prices, they don't drop again, if they don't drop again, the cheap gas could be short lived. >> sarah: in the buzz, while people battled the blizzard, leonardo dicaprio fought the elements and won the becomes office battle, "the revenant" took the top spot. "star wars: the force awakens" moved up to second place, bringing its record-setting ticket sales total to $879 million. "ride along 2" fell from the top spot down to number three. when man in california walked into a center board shop, he
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reunited with a rare snowboard that was stolen from him when he was just a kid. nate saw this rare burton board, only about 600 were made when snowboarding was just becoming popular back in 1983. so he snapped a picture to send it to his uncle, amused that it looked like the same board he used to have as a kid, but his uncle noticed something on this board. >> see there's a 69 painted on. there my uncle had painted on there way before he ever gave it to me. i asked him, i said, where did you get this board from, it's a super cool, you're not going to believe this but that board was stolen from my grandparents house in like 1990 off the front porch. >> wow. so that board shop ended up giving him the board at no cost. on ebay a board like that is about $6,000. >> sarah: by now you've probably seen this video from
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a panda is enjoying the blizzard over the weekend, playing in the snow. well, that video is inspiring a maryland father to challenge the panda to a snow battle. jeffrey perez posted this video on instagram sunday. so we all just need to get in our panda suits and then we'll all have viral videos. >> nancy: i have mine in the become of my closet. >> sarah: closer to home, this is so adorable, take a look at this little panda dressed up for the snow. wanda sent us this picture of her grandson jack, who is ten months old. she says jack was not a big fan of the snow, though. that is so stinking cute. i love it. >> nancy: it really is. a panda-off, chris. it's pretty adorable, isn't it? >> chris: we'll have a race the see how many of these photos we can get in. i still laugh at the dad who tried to get out there in the panda costume. lunchtime for the kiddos. i don't know if you'll be in your panda costume, but looks
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temperatures in the lower to middle 30s this afternoon. partly cloudy, 20s to 30 tonight and 40s tomorrow. guys? >> that guy grabbing his foot was really key to completing the panda experience. >> i agree. >> nancy: still another hour of news ahead on "today in new england." next at 6:00, things starting to get back the norm i will across
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>> nancy: a clean-up takes a deadly turn in dorchester. >> sarah: why the "globe" says it's endorsing hillary clinton. >> nancy: plus the patriots coming to the defense of a teammate taking personal responsibility for ending the team's run at a super bowl repeat. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: so tough to watch, especially in the last couple second, just nail-biting. >> nancy: i don't know everyone that lives on my floor, but i could hear the screaming, people going, no, yes! it was a game the watch. >> sarah: heartbreaker, right? thanks for joining us, everybody. well, a lot of people digging out of the snow after this weekend's snowstorm. but how are we going to be this week? is it going to melt all this week, chris? >> chris: we'll get some mettle done, especially by tomorrow, temperatures in the 40s. that emotional roller coaster during the day. it peaked with the gronk touchdown and then the failed two-point conversion. here we are disappointed and
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good morning, everyone. 20 degrees in bedford. these numbers will go up into afternoon. and we do have light winds and mostly sunny skies. at least mother nature is kind to us as we go throughout the day. we'll get some melting done today. a lot of that sunshine on top of those roofs will start melting away. temperatures tomorrow reaching the mid-40s to near 50. we'll watch quite a built of it start to melt in this afternoon. could even catch a passing shower, but much of tuesday is dry. we have to keep an eye on thursday night and friday. a storm just to the east of us that. more on that coming up. >> sarah: chris, thanks. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. what do you have? >> danielle: i think everyone is still bad -- sad about the patriots. let's go to the maps. the drive f"nm the expressway northbound into boston only about 13 minutes. not t bad out there. south of town we have a car off the road from the ramp on 495
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so be very careful. the roads are definitely stick slick out there, especially the bridges, the overpasses, the ramps. on the pike all the way out in worcester, we have a vehicle on fire. that's at route 290 on the pike eastbound. the rest of your drive on the pike looks good, though. north of town, 93 southbound, stop and go from lawrence all the way into boston on route 93. route 1 not looking too bad. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. up to 25, about 25 minutes on the expressway. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. bridge, 15 minutes. if you're taking "t" this morning, so far it's on time. back to you, guys. >> sarah: cities across the northeast are turning their efforts to digging out after crippling winter weather. the snowstorm was the biggest-ever recorded for three cities, baltimore, harristown and harrisburg, pennsylvania. at least 3 deaths have been blamed on this storm. >> nancy: new york city blanketed by 26.8 inches of snow, missing the all-time
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this morning the city is slowly getting back up and running. most services are resuming with an eye toward operating on a near normal schedule for most trains and bus services in time for the morning commute. >> sarah: but it's a different story in washington, d.c. schools are being canceled for the day. federal officials also remain closed today -- federal offices rather. and the house has postponed votes this coming week. boston mayor marty walsh says the city is sending two truck-mounted know blowers to washington, d.c., to help the capital clean up from the two feet of snow that fell there. >> nancy: meantime, afternoons are expected to be packed following the blizzard all along the east coast. >> sarah: it's back to business at logan airport following a weekend of delays and cancellations. 7's victoria warren live there with a look at what travelers are facing this morning. vicki? >> victoria: they're facing more delays and even some cancellations, but things are vastly improved from the
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live behind me at logan, you see it's a busy monday morning. things are slow to get back the normal in new york, d.c. and philly. so even here we're still feeling the effects. we have a few dozen cancellations this morning at logan airport. and that is a vast improvement. over the weekend where there was almost 250 cancellations at logan on saturday and sunday and a lot of delays. airlines issuing waivers to allow people to change flight, but it will still be a few days before business as usual. that's because nationwide more than 12,000 flights were grounded this weekend. yesterday they were dealing with digging out the aircraft at airports in new york city, in philadelphia, in washington, d.c., but also the logistical challenge of trying to get their employees to work. they're hoping to have near normal service at those airports today. but all of that means that it's a trickle-down effect. so you're going to want the call your airline before you even leave your house just to make sure you're not one of those
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are on one of those flight that is still canceled. and then if you're coming to the airport, you want the leave a lot of extra time because there will be many extra people here trying to figure out their travel plans. live this morning at logan, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: vicki, thank you. right now police are investigating a deadly drive in dorchester. they're trying to piece together the final moments before man walking in the street was hit and killed by a plow. 7's byron barnett joining us now with more. byron? >> byron: this happened just before noon yesterday. a lot of people were out and about digging out after the weekend storm. police say man was crossing the street here at dorchester avenue near harborview street when he was hit and killed. >> well, i heard a little crash, and a little scream. >> byron: the terrifying sound was man being hit and killed by this truck. witnesses say the man was in the crosswalk at the time of the crash, but police have yet to confirm that. investigators say the truck had a blue on it.
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taking measurements and pictures, trying to figure out how this happened. people who live nearby are horrified by what they saw and heard. >> it was really horrible. you know, it's not something you see every day, around dorchester, no, but it's crazy. >> byron: the neighborhood left shaken as people who live around here hope drivers slow >> they do drive reckless, but what can you say? people are in a rush. everybody's in a rush. >> byron: now, the driver did stay at the scene and was interviewed by police. still no word on whether charges will be filed. that's the story live from dorchester this morning. i'm byron barnett, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: in just a few hours bill belichick will hold his final news conference of the season. the patriots coming up just short in the a.f.c. championship game, falling in the final seconds to the denver broncos.
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looks at what went wrong, players are coming to the defense of one of their own, who is taking the loss particularly hard. 7's trey daerr has more now from denver. >> we never could play with the lead. we never could play on our terms, so it was an uphill battle all day. >> trey: denver's defense looking the part of the top-ranked unit in football and left the paste inches short of a second consecutive super bowl. >> obviously to advance to the all play and work so hard. so it's disappointing not to have the opportunity to do that. stinks. season. so it will be a long off season, but, you know, we'll have to move forward. >> trey: a pair of phenomenal catches by rob gronkowski granting the pats a shot at overtime. >> my thoughts at that moment, get [bleeped] open. >> trey: ultimately new england coming up one play short.
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can win you the game, it's never one that can lose it. >> it's a sickening feeling. i can't put it into words. all i can do now is stand up here and take it all on me. i feel like i lost the game for the team. >> trey: stephen gostkowski's first missed extra point in 524 tries is perhaps the critical moment keeping the patriots from a ninth a.f.c. championship. >> for me to come out here and us lose by a point and me miss the kick, it's a nightmare scenario. >> you know, he's the best, so everyone misses them at some point. there was plenty of football left. we knew what the situation was. >> it's never just one play. steve's a stud. we love him to death and no chance it's on him. >> trey: stephen gostkowski holding back tears after the game, clearly taking this very hard. but, of course, it is not just a single play. the patriots had a lot of great chances. rob gronkowski phenomenal in the fourth quarter, and nearly willed the patriots to a victory. reporting inside sports authority field at mile high,
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england". >> sarah: this morning the super bowl 50 matchup now set because the carolina panthers rolled over the arizona cardinals 49-15 sunday evening in the n.f.c. title game. the broncos will be looking for their third super bowl title in team history. the panthers will be looking for their first. >> nancy: in the race for the white house, the democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in iowa tonight. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin opally will answer questions individually during a town hall in des moines. this is their last forum before the iowa caucuses next monday. and with the caucuses now just one week away, the presidential candidates are making a final push, which includes several stops in new hampshire today. as well as as an endorsement from one of new england's biggest newspaper, 7's kris anderson is in the control room with the latest from the campaign trail. >> kris: nancy, two dig endorsements over the weekend for the hillary clinton. the "des moines register," a prominent newspaper in iowa, endorsed her on saturday.
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hillary clinton is more seasoned and forward-looking than she was during her run in 2008. the globe's editorial board said clinton would make a better president than democratic rival vermont senator bernie sanders, noting that sanders isn't convincing champion of gun control. the paper is popular in new hampshire where the state will hold the first-in-the-nation primary next month. sanders is currently beating hillary clinton in polls there. several republicans will hit the campaign trail in new hampshire, as well, chris christie, john kasich will attend town halls. front-runner donald trump will hold a rally in farmlington tonight. meantime, former new york mayor michael bloomberg is considering an independent run for president. he's expected to make his decision first week of march which is after the results from super tuesday contests that will be held on march 1st. donald trump says he would welcome michael bloomberg into the race if he decides to run. live in the control room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england."
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mbta is set to host its first public meeting on the proposed fare hikes. tonight's meeting will be held at the breeden middle school in lynn. it's schedule to begin at 6:00 p.m. there's a call for fares to increase by 6.7% or 9.7% depending on which plan is selected. >> nancy: 6:11. much more on does in new england , what a thief took from a popular pizza place. >> sarah: a flight takes a dangerous midair turn, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing. >> nancy: and who outshined peyton manning at his own news conference. >> chris: light winds today. temperaturesk with into the mid to upper 30s this afternoon. milder tomorrow. but will we see any snow in the seven-day forecast? take a look at the numbers ahead. >> sarah: good morning, everyone. hard the see here, from the tobin bridge heading on to the zakim bridge, we have a disabled
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also slowing down on the expressway northbound, if you're taking "t" this morning, so far
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>> nancy: welcome back. time now 6:15. time to rise and shine. this weekend snow giving way the beautiful blue skies. we have this shot of the boston skyline from mission hill. thank you for sending that in, brian. >> sarah: we want the see how you're starting your day off. send you rise and shine photos to rise and shine at whdh.com, or tweet us using the #riseandshineon7. >> nancy: yesterday turned out to be not so bad once the sun came out. pretty scenic actually. >> sarah: i think it was nice, and i didn't have to work, so it
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>> chris: nice day to just relax at home. you needed to clean up some of that snow outside. you guys are exactly right. once we got the sun up, warmed up a little bit, and the winds tapered off, which was very important. a pretty enjoyable sunday afternoon in terms of a winter day in new england. 10.4 inches of snow, this is the season total so far in boston. still behind the average in boston by about 10 inches of snow. in worcester running about 20 inches behind. season to date here in terms of snow. you've seen less than 10 inches all winter long in the city of worcester. 27 in boston, 10 in norwood, 15 in plymouth. you picked up 6 inches of snow and just under 3 in worcester. a foot of snow down through the cape. you'll do some melting over next couple days as temperatures warm up, even continuing into wednesday. travel plans across the country, here's the good news. we've had such a backlog of traffic here, air traffic from new york city down through the mid atlantic and other cities up and down the east coast. at least the weather is working out today.
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some catching up over next couple days. for us, i don't expect much wealth-wise for us other than quiet weather the next few days. there will be a breeze tomorrow. it's coming in out of the south-southwest, so it warms us up well into the 40s to mere 50. the trade-off, more clouds around and there will be a passing shower. mostly late in the day and overnight, so much of the time is dry. wednesday and thursday, dry across new england. when i'm watching for thursday night into friday is this setup right here. i know it doesn't look too ominous in new england right there, but there's going to be a front that's trailing all the way off the east coast down into this area of low pressure across florida and energy coming out of the midwest. can this connect with this fast enough to give an ocean storm that would be close enough by to impact our forecast? that's going to be the question. this isn't like a well-evolved storm that traverses texas into the southeast and into the mid atlantic like the last one rolled through. this is last-second, going to get its act together off the coastline and close enough to
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on thursday night and friday, right now i'd say the bulk of it stays off shore. it's fast-moving storm system. if it does move closer into us, otherwise the weekend looking just fine as we get into next weekend. always looking forward to the weekend on a monday, right? 34 to 38 degrees. light winds, mostly sunny skies and tonight partly cloudy skies, 22 to 32. so, yeah, the snow melt refreezes and there might be some icy spots in the driveway, but overall not a cold night by january standards. look at the numbers tomorrow. mid-40s to near 50 degrees. best chance of 50 across southeastern mass. i can't rule out passing shower, but much of the day dry, cloudy and breezy. 7 on 7 forecast, again, we'll keep an eye on thursday night into friday. otherwise temperatures most afternoons above freezing if not well above freezing. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside. what's this? this they said cleared.
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this is the loop ramp getting on to the zakim bridge. we do have a disabled vehicle there. so we're keeping an eye on that for you. let's head to the maps. we also have an accident in andover. this is 93 southbound at 125 heading into boston, and then from the braintree split into boston on the expressway northbound, that ride half an hour. a lot of red there. so that's going to take you some time, south of town still keeping an eye on an incident. this is a car that went off the road on the ramp from 495 southbound to route 24. so be very careful. the ramps, bridges, overpasses still probably a little slick this morning. on the pike, no issues to tell you about from 495 to 128 and 128 into boston looking pretty good. take a look at those drive times. 26 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split into boston, into town on the pike from 128, 12 minutes. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 14 minutes. and if you're taking "t" this morning, so far it's on time. back to you, guys. >> sarah: new this morning a
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emergency landing. 7 people are covering after an american airlines plane headed from miami to italy hit severe turbulence. flight 206 made an unscheduled landing in canada sunday night. passengers stayed in st. johns overnight as american airlines worked to get a new crew there. >> nancy: donations are pouring into flint michigan. "the tonight show" host jimmy fallon joining others in donating money to help the water crisis. there the comedian announced he's donating $10,000. fallon tweeted the announcement saying, "how about ten friends match me?" the city is in a state of emergency after its water supply was poisoned with lead. the u.s. government has pledged $5 million in government aid and city officials are coming under fire for allegedly not taking actions to prevent the crisis and not alerting residents to the threat. >> sarah: coming up on 7 news, it's a battle for the title of the cutest kid. who is trying to knock riley curry out of her top spot. >> nancy: and ready to rebuild, how a local animal
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>> chris: 6:24 on this monday morning. good morning, everyone. teens in the colder suburbs. 27 in boston. 21 in worcester. we have mainly clear skies and light winds throughout the day, allowing for a good amount of sunshine. so outdoor recess for the kids, lunchtime temperatures running in the lower 30s, final bell running into the mid-30s with quite a bit of sun. tomorrow, mild and breezy, heading into the 40s if not close to 50 degrees. the trade-off more clouds around, and it's going to be a close call with the storm thursday night into friday morning with the storm passing just off our coastline. take a look at the seven-day forecast coming up in a bit. >> sarah: chris, thank you. after snow buried philadelphia, the celtics stormed into the city of brotherly love and dominated the 76ers.
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for saturday but weather forced it to be postponed until last night. and boston starters were simply too much for philly. isaiah thomas and cray judeer each scored 20. avery bradley added 19. c's won 112-92. they take on the wizards in d.c. tonight. >> sarah: a panthers' fan ended up getting too close to the excitement during sunday's n.f.c. championship game. late in the game, carolina linebacker and former b.c. star luke kuechly ran back an interception for a touchdown. he started giving high-fives to fans and one man accidentally fell over the railing and on to the field. kuechly helped him up. thankfully that fan was not hurt. as for the a.f.c. championship game, football fans had a rare chance to see the next generation in the manning family. broncos' q.b. peyton manning brought his son four-year-old marshall to the post-game press conference, but marshall either wasn't in a good mood or was kind of shy with reporters. while peyton answered questions,
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behind his dad. isn't he adorable? he was decked out in a number 18 jersey and held on to his new a.f.c. champions hat. marshall's twin sister moseley was not at the podium with her brother. of course, marshall was a little more subdued than riley curry, who is always entertaining. the daughter of golden state warriors guard steph curry. riley became a star in her own right for all of her antics in her dad's post-game press conferences during the nba playoffs. at different points she played hide and seek, dragged the curtain across the roomful definitely never a dull moment. she's not hiding behind her dad. >> nancy: definitely not. it's funny, with her she's like,, that you all for coming to my post office. what kind of questions do you have? too cute. >> sarah: i love that little girl. >> nancy: still ahead this morn, donald trump tossing another protester from the campaign rally. this morning the controversy behind what trump said afterward misunderstanding.
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from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. >> nancy: a thief forcing his way into a popular pizza place in methuen. the mistake he made that could lead the an arrest. >> sarah: an animal shelter destroyed by fire is looking to the future. what they plan to do to avoid another tragedy. >> nancy: a daring and elaborate mistaking. three dangerous inmates are on the run after breaking out of maximum security jail. ism and panda's blizzard play time inspiring some creative copycats. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. thanks for staying with us at 6:30. i'm sarah french. >> nancy: and i'm nancy chen. did you have a nice weekend?
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we took the baby out and took some pictures. >> nancy: was it her first snow? >> sarah: pretty much. we got a little snow, but we didn't take her out in it. but i don't know if she's fully aware, chris. she's so l. >> chris: that was like my daughter. last year o'oblivious. we tried to touch some of the snow. this winter a lot more in tune. almost two years old and she does like the snow. "snow, snow." cute taking her outside. 27 in boston. good morning, everyone. 10 in norwood. 15 in plymouth. mainly clear skies in place. as we go throughout the day, just featuring the light winds and temperatures going from the teens and 20s this morning into the mid to upper 30s this afternoon. and again, without much of a wind out there, pretty good winter's day if the kids do have i ask lessons are or heading out sledding, it's pretty comfortable. trade-off tomorrow. we'll increase the breeze and clouds. we also increase the temperatures. milder air, mid to upper 40s tomorrow afternoon. there is a risk of a couple showers, mostly late in the day if not into the evening hours.
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thursday during the daylight hours dry. it would be thursday night into friday morning, the potential of a storm just off to the east of us. more on that seven-day forecast coming up. >> sarah: sounds good, kris. >> danielle: this is the leverett connector outbound. looks like two lanes are blocked. this is a multi-vehicle accident. only one lane is getting by here. this is right at storrow drive, too. i do see a tow truck on scene some hopefully this will be cleared up soon. let's head to the maps now. 93 southbound, another accident. this is on 93 southbound right at route 125. that's causing delays of about 19 minutes there. the rest of your drive on route 93 slow into boston. from the braintree split into boston, on the expressway northbound, that drive 27 minutes. so that's a slow drive to this morning. we have a car off the road on a ramp from 495 southbound to route 24. and give yourself some extra time. be extra careful this morning on the ramps, bridge, overpasses still slick out there.
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slowing from framingham to 128. and then you're slow and go into boston. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 26 minutes on the expressway from the smit slit into boston. into town on the pike from 128, 14 minutes. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 14 minutes, as well. if you're taking "t" this morning so far, it's on time. back to you, guys. >> sarah: danielle, thank you. now to today's top stories, flights in and out of logan continue to be canceled or delayed following this weekend's blizzard along the east coast. massport says there are more than 350 cancellations in a lot of delays at logan over the weekend. most of the affected flights were to and from airports in washington, d.c., philadelphia and new york city. those winter conditions turning deadly for one local man. police say he was hit and kill by a center plow whole while crossing the street in dorchester. investigators are trying to determine whether or not he was in the crosswalk when this happened. the driver did stay at the scene. police have not yesterday said whether any charges will be filed. and the patriots' season now over.
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championship game to the broncos sunday 20-18. the pats scored a touchdown with 12 seconds remaining and had a chance to tie. denver intercepted tom brady's passes on the two-point conversion attempt. coach bill belichick, the today. this means denver will take on the carolina panthers in super bowl 50. >> sarah: right now methuen police are trying the track down the man behind a bold break-in. the wanted thief was caught on camera stealing a safe, and this morning investigators say this was not the only business targeted. 7's jennifer eagan has the story. >> jennifer: the thief carried off a safe full of cash from this methuen pizza shop. >> kicked in the office, stole one of the safes, destroyed the cash register. they made off with a couple thousand in cash from the night before. >> jennifer: the pizzeria's owner came in saturday morning and found the front door smashed.
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camera, all 22 of them. >> when he first came in he had hat and mask on. for some reason he decided to take the hat and mask off. we got good pictures of his face. >> jennifer: police say six other businesses were targeted as well, all within a couple hours of each other. >> we're hoping that the public, somebody recognizes this guy. we've been getting some tips so far. we have nothing permanent, but if we get a good tip, we'll follow it up. i hope you get caught. i hope this is the last place you hit. that's my goal is to do whatever i can do to get this guy caught and get him off the streets. >> is suspect didn't park in this lot, so no license plate was caught on camera. police do have a clear picture, though, and they're hoping someone recognizes that suspect. in methuen, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> right now police in concord, new hampshire, are searching for an armed robber who stabbed a convenience store clerk. officials say the suspect walked into the store on north main street, drew a knife and demanded cash. the clerk fought back and that's
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the clerk is expected to be okay. >> nancy: happening today, man will face charges after firing shots at a plow driver near plymouth on saturday night. thankfully the driver wasn't hurt. there is no word on why the man opened fire. he faces several charges, including assault with dangerous weapon. and police arresting a man for drunk driving in new hampshire after a high-speed chase sunday morning. the 29-year-old driver from amesbury was going more than 100mph on route 101. then he tried the take an exit going about 130mph, but he hit a concrete island and a guardrail before going down a grass embankment and then finally stopping. he was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. >> sarah: new this morning, governor charlie baker is expected to sign a bill this afternoon to help women committed for alcohol or substance abuse problems that can now be sent to new secure treatment units instead of the state prison for women in
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the state has pledged to move the women out of the prison since 1987. a paxton animal shelter that burned down last year will be rebuilt. shelter officials at sweetpeas say they're in the early stages of planning a new structure that will be better protected against fires. the animals will also be given more room after the state said the previous shelter was too cluttered. more than 50 cats and dogs were killed in the fire back in november. >> nancy: 6:37. ahead on "today in new england," controversy on the campaign trail. what president, candidate donald trump said as a protester was being removed from his rally. ism. >> sarah: and it's the video everyone is talking about from over the weekend. see how a dad is trying to one-up this panda. >> danielle: good morning, everyone. happy monday to you. this is the leverett connector. you see a multi-vehicle crash blocking the leverett connector. we're seeing some delays, but
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>> sarah: now to what's trending this morning. a florida police officer called
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future basketball hall of famer shaquille o'neal. the officer responded to a noise come plate as kids were playing basketball in gainesville too loudly on saturday. instead of reprimanding them, he joined in and later returned. when he came back he had a special guest with him. >> come on. >> sarah: shaq then joined the game, as well. he says he wanted to keep his appearance quiet to surprise the kids. and we're hearing that he saw the story online and reached out the them and said, "hey, i want to join these kids and play basketball." >> nancy: i bet they invited him in. mark ruffalo meantime finding friends. he lost his phone and wallet in a blizzard that hit new york city. he turned to social media and tweeted out for help. within minutes he got a response, and ruffalo later shared this photo smiling with the cute little good samaritan. that's a good way the find those lost items.
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have done. >> sarah: i know, right? i always love we do the stories of a lost item and it's reunited with that person. >> nancy: absolutely. snow and go is up next with all the day's top stories. disappointing end to the patriots' season in denver. what the team is saying broncos. >> reporter: and airports are still playing catchup after the weekend's big storm. we'll have the latest on cancellations and delays. >> kris: and the weekend storm turns deadly in boston. police say a pedestrian was hit and killed by a know plow. >> sarah: a prison break sparks a massive manhunt for throw inmates accused of violent crimes.
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>> it's 6:45, time to know and go. >> nancy: passengers hoping for friendly skies as airlines look the clear up a blizzard backlog. >> reporter: storm clean-up takes a deadly turn in boston when a truck hits a man. >> kris: hillary clinton picks up a new endorsement and the controversy surrounding a donald trump protester. >> reporter: and a pizza place robbed. the key clue police hope will lead them to a suspect. >> sarah: all right. 6:45. time now to know and go. we have all you day's top stories coming up. >> nancy: we start with traffic and weather.
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a lot calmer today. >> chris: it is, nancy. not only in the wind department, but nice clear skies overnight and early this morning. 10 in norwood. 27 in boston. good morning, everyone. the light wind with us throughout the day. a little breeze worcester into the city of boston. but not overpowering at about 10 to 12mph. satellite and radar looking good, holding that mostly sunny sky through the afternoon. temperatures bouncing up above the freezing mark this afternoon. mid to upper 30s out there. light southeasterly wind. turning more out of the south-southwest tonight. you get a light southerly breeze overnight. temperatures not falling all that far into the 20s or the lower 30s. early sunshine tomorrow, that will fade out behind mostly cloudy skies. mild day is breezy. temperatures mid-40s. to even near 50 down through southeastern mass. could be a stray shower, a better chance for that tomorrow night as the front works on through. now, we take a look at forecast here, that front goes through. it's quiet wednesday into thursday. thursday night and friday, this is what i'm watching.
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into the great lakes, diving toward the southeast, and this area of low pressure, that will try to mastering together and form into a storm, close call weather, it's close enough to us to bring in some snow and wind or if it just grazes us and glances by here thursday night into friday morning, but this would be the time frame to watch regardless it moves fast off to the northeast, so it would clear out for friday night into saturday and sunday. next weekend looking dry. we'll keep an eye on thursday night into friday. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: hey, good morning, everyone. happy monday to you. sky7 is over a couple cars off the road it looks like this. is 128 northbound getting on to route 95. so we're seeing some back-up from that. looks like only one lane is getting by. will head to the maps now. this is in canton. like i mentioned, 128 northbound right at 95 there, is causing some delays. the pike a little slowing from framingham into boston, no major issues to tell you about.
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connector is starting to clear up, but we're still keeping an eye on it. then in andover, we still have this accident. this is 93 southbound at 125. that's causing delays of about 19 minutes. on route 2 eastbound at 128 in lexington, we have another accident. from the braintree split into boston on the expressway northbound, that drive up to about 29 minutes. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. into town on the pike from 128, 14 minutes, 9 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, that drive over half an hour. if you're taking the "t" this morning, so far it's on time. back to you, guys. >> sarah: boston offering some help to washington, d.c., to clean up from the winter weather. boston mayor marty walsh says the city is sending two truck-mounted snowblowers to the nation's capital. the equipment was bought after last year's historic winter here. the mayor says he wants the help d.c. dig out. schools are canceled there today and federal offices are shut down. >> nancy: the airports up and down the east coast are expected to be packed today as airlines try to get back on track.
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were canceled over the weekend, including many here at logan airport. 7's victoria warren is live this morning with more on what travelers are facing. >> victoria: good morning, sarah. yeah, the snow here wasn't too bad, but as we know very well, it's all a residual effect when you have airports in new york city, philadelphia and d.c. essentially with no flights going in or out of them. there's going to be a trickle-down effect some here at logan, even today there's still a few dozen cancellations. and there are some delays as everybody is trying the play catch up after the weekend storm. over the weekend at logan, there were almost 250 cancellations on saturday and sunday and a lot more delays. airlines issuing waivers to allow people the change flights. nationwide there were more than 12,000 flights grounded. now, yesterday, the airports in the most affected areas did spend the day digging out their aircraft, but they also had the logistical challenge of getting their employees to work. so they're hoping that today
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business as usual and resume, but there are going to be those residual cancellations, so you'll want the call your airline if you have any travel plans today. you'll want the call ahead and make sure your flight is not affected, and then you'll want to get to the airport a little early because it's going to be a lot of extra people on hand trying to figure out what flight they can now get on. live this morning at logan airport, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: thank you, vicki. police are investigating a deadly drive in dorchester. police are trying to piece together the final moments man was hit and killed by a plow. 7's byron barnett joining us now with more. >> this all happened yesterday before noon, a lot of people were out at the time, out and about digging out after the weekend storm. so there were a number of witnesses. police say man was crossing a street at dorchester avenue near harbor view street when he was hit and killed. witnesses heard the terrifying scream and they say the man was
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the crash, although police have not yet confirmed that. investigators say that a truck had a plow on it. they spent hours here at the scene taking pictures and measurements, trying to figure out exactly what happened. neighbors around here say they are horrified at what they saw and heard, and they say they hope that drivers around here slow down in their neighborhood. now the driver we're told did stay at the scene, and was interviewed. no word, however, on whether any charges will be filed. so that's the latest live here in dorchester this morning, i'm byron baur net, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: the patriots will not be repeat super bowl champs. new england lost to the denver broncos in the a.f.c. championship game. the pats scored a touchdown in the first quarter and looked to tie the game, but stephen gostkowski missioned the extra point first, time he's missed an extra point since 2006. then after scoring with 12 seconds remaining, the pats needed to go for two to try to tie, but tom brady's pass was
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the pats lost 20-18. gostkowski says he blames himself for the loss. >> it's a sickening feeling. i can't put it into words. all i can do now is stand up here and take it all on me, you know. i feel like i lost the game for the team. >> he's the best, so everyone misses them at some point. there was plenty of football left. we knew what the situation was. >> sarah: gostkowski had successfully converted 523 extra points in a row heading into the a.f.c. championship game. sunday marked only the second time he has missed an extra point in his professional career. meanwhile, the broncos will be looking for their third super bowl title in team history. the carolina panthers will be looking for their first. carolina dominated arizona in the n.f.c. championship game. cam newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more scores. the panthers won 49-15. the carolina will take on denver
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7th. >> nancy: in the race for the white house, the democratic presidential candidates will take the staining in iowa tonight. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will answer questions individually during a town hall in des moines. we are one week away from the iowa caucuses. the presidential candidates are making a final push, which includes several stops in new hampshire today as well as an endorsement from one of new england's biggest newspapers. 7's chris and anneerson is in the newsroom with more. >> kris: the "des moines register," a prominent newspaper in iowa, endorsed clinton on saturday. the "boston globe" then says that hillary clinton is also more seasoned and forward looking than she was in 2008. "globe"'s editorial board says clinton would make a better president than her democratic rival, vermont senator bernie sanders, noting that sanders is not a convincing champion of gun control. the paper is popular in new hampshire, as well, where the state will hold its first in the indication primary next month. sanders is currently beating clinton in the polls there.
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donald trump meantime coming under fire after a protester wearing a turban was kicked out of his rally in iowa on sunday. he was holding a sign that said, "don't hate." trumped asked the crowd, "he wasn't wearing one of those hats, was he?" some people thawing he was talking about the turban, but it appears he was talking about a "make america great" hat another supporter was wearing. >> sarah: happening today, the mbta is set to host its first public meeting on the proposed fare hikes. the meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. at a middle school in lynn. fares could be increased by 6.7% or 9.% depending on which plan is selected. right now methuen police are trying to track down the man behind a bold break-in. the thief was caught on camera stealing thousands of dollars.
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romano's pizzeria and stole the restaurant's safe. this was on saturday morning. surveillance cameras inside the restaurant captured footage of the man as he walked around. police say as many as 6 businesses in the area on saturday morning were broken into. the pizzeria's owner says he's glad no one was hurt, though. and anyone with information is asked to call police. >> nancy: a massive manhunt is under way in southern california for three inmates who escaped from maximum-security prison. the three men cut a hole through these steel bars in their cells and snuck through plumbing tunnels to get on to the roof. they then used a rope made from towels and bed sheets to climb down before taking off. police say the inmates were facing charges for kidnapping and murder and should be considered very dangerous. investigators are also looking into whether someone inside the prison could have helped them escape. >> sarah: finally, some fun in the winter weather. by now you've probably seen this video from the national zoo in
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this panda enjoying the blizzard, playing in the snow. this video inspired another one from a maryland father to challenge the panda to a snow battle. just want to know where he got that suit? jeffrey perez posted the video on instagram on sunday and obviously it's going viral. and a little closer to home, oh, this is ocute, take a look at this little panda dressed up for the snow. wanda sent us this picture of her grandson jack, who is ten months old. she says, though, he wasn't a huge fan of the snow. but that picture is just priceless. >> nancy: and chris, in this panda-off, i think the baby wins it. >> chris: i think the baby followed by the dad was funny, too, with the white and black sneakers. 36 degrees. light winds this afternoon. almost looked like he was going the break dance in that costume. breezy tomorrow. mostly cloudy skies. we have to watch thursday night into friday. close call with an ocean storm. >> nancy: something to do with your spare panda costume. >> sarah: halloween next year. >> nancy: the "today show" is straight ahead.
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