tv 7 News Today in New England NBC January 31, 2016 7:30am-8:00am EST
real time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company >> anchor: disturbing discovery in worcester, three children are in state custody after they're found living inside of a house littered with trash. first votes are set to be cast in iowa as candidates make a final push to win over supporters. accident leaves an elderly man yelling for group. how a group of nuns rushed to the rescue. two california fugitives waking up behind bars as the search for the escaped prisoners comes to an end. today in new england. >> anchor: good morning, we've reached 7:30 this sunday morning. thanks for making us a part of your day, i'm kris anderson. we've plenty of news ahead. we want to get a check of of forecast. peek at the weather. >> today will be letter if
the warming trend continues into tomorrow. we've 39 degrees outside. keep in mind 36 would be our normal high for the middle of the afternoon. so already warmer now than you normally expect to find in the middle of the afternoon. a little bit of a breeze and it does make it feel a degree or two cooler. still very mild out there this afternoon. other bit of good news, a little sunnier. sun has been up since before 7:00 am. today the first day where the sun rises before the 7:00 hour. we'll gain over an hour of february. the sun will be filt you you ared through mid and high-thin clouds. you see a fair amount of that out there so we'll call it peeks of sunshine, fillserred sunshine today but still we'll get up to the mid to upper 40s, low 50s out there. about 50 on average with a bit after breeze dipping back to the upper 30s, middle offed night barreler than you would expect to the afternoon. near record highs in the
we'll talk about that in a few minutes. >> anchor: right now three children are in state custody after they were found living in the filthy conditions. rats animal waste, trash strewn across the floor of this home. the family is speaking out about what happened inside the home. john cuoco has details. >>. >> took them -- >> reporter: a grandmother in tears. her grandchildren take away after her daughter, 24-year-old sheila montalvo was arrested on friday. police say they found the children in deplorable conditions when they executed a search warrant at this apartment. >> the house wasn't that dirty. they took everything and they through it every where. they trashed all the kids cloth. >> reporter: montalvo and another woman with under police surveillance. the vice squad searched the property they allegedly found three children ages 3,
covered in animal feces and they say the apartment was infested with mice. officers reported running above them. >> she was is sweet hearts. she always was there for her kids. >> reporter: worcester p.d.found pill, other drugs and cash. because of the conditions the children were placed in d.c.f.custody. month talvo and the other woman were arrested. >> the focus now cleaning. >> we've been picking up. >> reporter: in hopes of getting the children back. >> i'm going to take good care of them. god bless them wherever they are. >> reporter: john cuoco, 7 news today in new england. >> anchor: a home in brockton goes up in flames. look at the photos here. firefighters working late into the night yesterday putting the fire out. but flames shooting high up in the sky right through the roof of the building. fire tearing through the three-story home on enterprise street.
injuries. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. let's talk politics. we are a day away from the iowa caucuses and this weekend candidates are focused on making the final push. both sides are trying to gain support along the campaign trail. dan hausle is talking to candidates about what it would take to secure a win. >> reporter: trump back for a final sprint through iowa. letting children run through his private jet. trump said he needs lots of their parents to come out. >> there is something, i'm leading only by 5 points. i'm not used to five points. >> reporter: trump's children may join him. the daughter telling voters in an ad how to caucus. >> it's a secret balanceot. write down the name trump and you are down. >> reporter: huckabee tell meets he has an advantage over the front runners. >> if they don't win people are going to say maybe it
>> reporter: hillary's daughter chelsea is by her side but so is gabby giffords go she will stand up to the gun lobby. that is why i'm voting for her. >> reporter: senator bernie sanders drawing a big crowd saturday night. says he needs a big turn out to win go we'll win the caucus on monday night if there is a large voter turnout. we will lose the caucus on monday night if there is a low voter turnout. >> reporter: rubio also campaigning into the night. he complains a late ad from cruz suggest cruz is worried about the florida senator overtaking him. >> if somebody special feels a little desperate you see these things happen. >> reporter: cruz suggests nothing would surprise him now great it has been a crazy year. it has been an entertaining year. but next cycle i'm told, lady gaga is going to run. >> reporter: continuing
dreyfuss. no indication of his political leanings. >> anchor: dan hausle is going to be in iowa through tomorrow's caucus, catch his live reports right here. also this morning now police are searching for suspects after a woman was robbed at knife point in framingham. police say two men threatened the woman with a knife and then demanded -- the suspect took off with the cash then ran. police say people in the area are now on edge. >> you have to take care. always. 24/7. >> definitely. if you hear something like this happening here, it definitely gets scared. >> anchor: anyone with information about this robbery you are asked to contact police. peabody police meanwhile arrested two suspects for allege lid robbing a boy near an elementary school. two jump nile suspects approached the victim saturday night. threatened him with a
police found the suspects soon after. they'll face a judge tomorrow. self cases of hot wheels have new hampshire police searching for a suspect. portsmouth police say a thief has been breaking into cars stealing the vehicles then setting the cars on fire. detentives received nine calls saturday after nine cars went up in flames. investigators are hoping the public can track counsel whoever is responsible. -- down whoever is responsible. terrifying accident for an elderly wrentham man. he gets trap under a tree and is left lying there for hours until a group of nuns walked by. kelli o'hara has the story. >> reporter: you can call it divine intervention. saturday afternoon a man chopping wood had a horrible accident. no one was there to help. but someone was watching out for him. >> looks like he was cutting some wood and tree fell on him. it was a large enough tree that he couldn't move. starting to get dark.
would have been there. >> reporter: the situation for the 74-year-old was only growing more dire as the clock ticked on and temperatures started to drop. firefighters say the wentham man had been lying on the ground for two hours yelling for help when suddenly someone did hear him. >> the nuns found him afternoon hearing calls for help. >> reporter: sisters from mount st. mary's nuns walking in the woods before prayer heard the 74-year-old's pleas and rushed to help. the nuns called 911 and rescuers were led to the man where he was free and flown to the hospital. firefighters say if it wasn't for the women, he may not have made it through the night. >> probably not with the injuries and the cold and exposure. how lucky was he so have somebody looking over him. >> reporter: kelli o'hara, 7 news, today in new england.
person is dead, several others injured after a shoot-out in colorado. six people were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. >> we took seven patients. we had three criticals, three stable patients and one patient unfortunately didn't survive. >> anchor: police say at least one person is being questioned but no arrests have been made in this case. investigators believe there could be more than one shooter. two escaped california fugitives are back behind bars today. the two were discovered in a san francisco parking lot after a woman spotted the stolen van. officials say they and a third man broke out of a maximum security jail eight days ago. the third prisoner turned himself in on friday. a missing virginia teenager found dead. authorities found the body of nicole lovell off of highway 89 in virginia. the 13-year-old was missing since tuesday.
18-year-old david eisenhower currently faces abduction and murder charges. more trouble from the suffering people in michigan after that water crisis rocked flint. offices say the water filters given to residents are not able to clean the highly toxic water. the e. p. a. officials say the water is over a dozen homes in flint have lead readings more than 20 times the recommended limits. >> 5 parts per billion is one threshold. >> i want to stress this does not mean we think there filter. >> so 150 parts per billion is ten times that left. >> officials will recheck to test for accuracy. ahead this morning there is clothing controversy, why a tee shirt is stirring up problems at a connecticut high school after some called it offensive.
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that's a vibrant place. >> anchor: they also had the chance to go to the night. a neat event. glad we were a part of that. speaking of basketball, today may be a great day to get out. unseasonably warm weather. afternoon. wednesday. we're going to be close to record-breaking tort. record highs for tomorrow and worcester up in the 60s, that is probably out of reach but wednesday record highs are in the upper 50s, we're going to be close but wednesday probably our best chance of breaking records. right now at 39 in boston. 41 p.town. 37 the current temperature in nassua. normal high for the middle of the afternoon would be about 36, 37 degrees, we're already above that here. haven't even hit 8:00 but winds are a little bit on the strong side. about 5-10 miles. p.down closer to 15 but notice arrows showing you the wind direction.
of the southwest. will be a bit breezy but it's the wind direction will get us up around 50 degrees a little later on this afternoon. saturday rad showing the clouds streaming in, the mid to high clouds enough to make the skies look milky. still overall decent looking day. big area of low pressure out in the atlantic. that is our weather maker. you get clockwise spinning spinning around the high. that is brings us the southwesterly wind. off to the west cold front will roll through as we head through tomorrow afternoon bringing us an ever so teeny tiny slight chance for a little bit of rain then slightly cooler weather into tuesday but very mild today. highs upper 40s to low 50s, passing clouds from time to time. a bit of a breeze out of the southwest. heading into tomorrow morning, if the winds get light enough, i think they'll drop down to about 5s miles an hour, light enough to see maybe some patchy fog as you are
don't think it'll cause any problems. here comes the cold front. with the front future cast showing a very isolated shower or two tomorrow right around the evening rush. very, very hit or miss, vast dry. very mild for this time of year but rather than than being in the 50s back in the 40s, mild weather returns as we head into wednesday, winds shift back to the southwest purposing in the heat. yet another cove arrives on wednesday, this brings us more wide spread rain. the best chance of rain in the seven-day forecast. would be a spot or two of heavier rain into wednesday afternoon and wednesday evening. it doesn't go very far. it hangs out barely off of the coastline. that means maybe a few showers possible as we head into friday along the cape and the islands. vast majority of us will be dry. but high temperatures in the upper 40s to around 50. about 50 in plymouth. 50 degrees in boston this afternoon.
islands. there. 56 on monday. 55 on wednesday. again slight chance for a few sprinkles, maybe a flurry or two friday out of the cape. >> anchor: 7 news turning to a clothing controversy. school officials in a connecticut town outraged over a tee shirt that some are calling offensive. they're referring to the school's former native american mascot. some say the shirt crosses the line is. >> reporter: this is the center of controversy in west hartford connect. on it -- the group known as the school student fan second should be during glams a lot of people disagree with the name and find it offensive and racist and i havey a said this is offensive. we want it changed. some people aren't comfortable going to gamings and being with them because of it. >> reporter: last year the
native american mascot the warriors logo, now some students say this it. shirt with the old logo shouldn't be worn. >> they do wear the shirts to school as a way to exercise their right to free speech. that is their argument around that. we're trying to get around that. >> reporter: school officials released a statement saying: nick emons, 7 news today in new england. >> anchor: some students say they're hoping the controversy brings awareness to that situation. caught on camera fisherman pulling off a daring rescue after a boat goes up in names in maine. officials say the man pulled two people out of a burping boat after he saw the distress signal. fisherman says he arrived in the nick of time. no one was hurt but the boat did sink after the coast guard arrived on scene.
>> anchor: south florida robbery caught on camera. a gunman roughed up a teenager then robbed
himmous of a local school there. police say it all happened after school let out. detentives say the thief showed a gun and it didn't end there. parents and teachers are on alert. walter morris has more. >> i ran for my life. >> reporter: young witnesses described this moment their classmate robbed in front of the school. >> he said give me your stuff.
on camera. police say it all went down here in front of a charter school
in miami. the school started by pit bull at northwest 12th avenue amendth street. >> he was -- and 6th street. what he was out to get he got. >> reporter: the man spots the kid. he speeds up first grabbing the cold chin and -- >> give me your bracelet. i'm going to shoot. >> reporter: the thief ripped it and sprints off. >> he did the entire crime within just seconds. >> reporter: police saying the 13-year-old didn't fight back. remembering wise words from his grandmother. she tells 7 news she is always advised him in case that were to happen give up the jewelry. the school is investigating sending this letter to parents describing the incident saying in part, the student is unharmed however this incident is a good reminder that students need to be vigilant when they walk off campus and now police are hoping vigilant
recognize the guy and turn him in. >> he was swift but not clever because cameras caught the entire act from beginning to end. >> reporter: walter morris, 7 news. >> anchor: next in the buzz big saturday night for hollywood at the sag awards. find out in a boston based film was able to take home top honors. a live look outside. what a way to start our sunday. rob will have a final check of your forecast when 7 news today in new england with five minutes to kill, and a smart phone? check the scores. probably post a pic. how about register to vote? really? a massachusetts drivers license is all it takes to register so you can vote for our next president. go to registertovotema.com. it's that easy. done. i just registered. that was easy.
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>> anchor: big win for the hit movie "spotlight." the boston-based film taking home top honors at the s.a.g. awards last night. it won outstanding cast in a motion picture. the movie tells the true story of the "boston globe's" award winning investigation of pedophile priests in 9 catholic church. let's get one final check of sunday forecast from meteorologist rob ikeer, looking good. >> i think you are a fan of the warmer weather if i've heard correctly. you are going to be a fan of most of the seven-day forecast. some sun filtered through high, thin clouds getting up to around 50. 57 tomorrow. can't rule out maybe an isolated shower around the evening rush, very, very hit or miss, much better chance for rain on wednesday and a coastal storm on friday that may glance the coast, the cape and the islands with a couple of sprinkles, possibly a flurry but 36 would be average for this
we'll be well above that almost the entire seven-day forecast. >> anchor: thank you so much. that's going to do it for us, stu for spending time -- thank you for spending time with us, i'm kris anderson. "today" show is up next then you can get your feck breakfast and the coffee. see you back here at 7 at 9:00. you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health caret and child care so people canr