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apple is refusing an order to access information stored in an iphone that belonged to one of the san bernardino, california, shooters. >> kris:>> christa: and mbta workers inspecting orange line trains after a smoky evening commute forces some people to get out through a window. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: it is wednesday morning. great to have you here at 5:00 a.m. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's send it over to chris lambert with a check of the forecast. a lot warmer today than yesterday. >> chris: huge swings, up and down, across the area. over the weekend it was frigid. we had the coldest temperature in boston since 1957 sunday morning. then we were in the 50s starting off yesterday afternoon. and in the morning it was a little bit of a struggle to get temperatures above the freezing mark, but we did. 34 in boston. 30 in worcester. patchy black ice as some of the water has refroze overnight from yesterday's rainstorm. a couple flurries down across
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you may catch a passing flurry this morning, otherwise a partly sunny day going mostly sunny at times this afternoon. and temperatures this afternoon back into the mid-40s. won't be the mid-50s of yesterday, but we're not dealing with soaking rain and we're not dealing with wind gusting over 50mph. it looks like we turn koehler tomorrow, but it's seasonably cold, that means temperatures back into the 30s. more on that seven-day forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside. here's a look heading into boston. 93 southbound, route 1 southbound looking good. no issues to tell you about at 5:00 a.m. this morning. no issues on the roads from braintree into boston expressway northbound. that drive just ten minutes. no delays there. south of town, route 3, 24, 95 all looking good. wide open this morning. the pike, no issues from framingham eastbound into boston. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. ten minutes on the expressway from braintree into boston. into town on the pike from 128, just 12 minutes.
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bridge 11 minutes. if you're taking tee, it's on time so far this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah: following breaking news in randolph. one person is under arrest following a deadly shooting. >> kris:. >> christa: right new crime scene tape is surrounding a bar where those shots are fired. let's head out live to 7's nicole oliverio for the latest. nicole, what do we know on the investigation right now? >> nicole: christa, we know police have one man in custody. if i step out of the way here, you can see police remain here at the scene. this is the city limits bar on north main street in randolph. investigators say the shooting morning. victim. but they did say that it was man in his 20s who had just stepped outside of the bar and was shot and killed. now, police say it was within moments that they managed to catch that suspect. they aren't saying whether or not there was chase or if police were already on the scene here, but they say they managed to catch him within moments of the shooting that happened. we don't know what led up to this, but we do know that
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later this morning. for now we're live in randolph, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: developing now, the mbta working overnight to inspect all orange line trains. the move comes following an incident causing this chaotic scene at the state street station. 7's victoria warren is live, and, vicki, this morning the mbta is releasing new information about what happened. >> victoria: yeah, it all has to do with this very large pam, this 12-foot-long panel that fell off of one of the trains. that's why they are checking the entire orange line fleet overnight. yesterday nobody got hurt, but when the station started to fill with smoke, some people did panic. people jumping from windows on the orange line when the underground tunnel suddenly filled with smoke. >> it was pretty chaotic when i went down. there like people were in panic. >> victoria: it was at the state street station tuesday night the mbta says a 12-foot-long panel, unique to
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train on to the electrified third rail. two orange line trains then ran over that panel. >> it was ultimately determined that a damaged section of third rail caused some motors to overheat. >> it's real smoky, a lot of people were running toward my way. >> victoria: the mbta says passengers first orange line train calmly evacuate, but it was a different story on the second train because first train was disabled, the second train couldn't fully pull into the platform. that means the doors stayed locked and passengers, seeing the smoke pouring in, felt they had to bust the windows out. >> i'm glad everybody, you know, got out safely, and, you know, nobody was hurt:. >> victoria: the fire department said nobody was ever in any imminent danger, though the mbta says they understand why some passengers acted the way they did and busted those windows out. they are hoping for normal orange line service today. live this morning in boston,
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new england." >> christa: talk about that wild weather, and some damage including in raynham. strong winds causing a wall to fall at a car dealership last night. you can see some of the damage we're about to show you in this picture a viewer sent to us. it look like the wall fell right on top of car there, just crumbling. the fire department says no one was hurt here. and families in wellesley will also be cleaning up today after strong winds blew down a tree into a front yard. the high winds also taking down power lines, causing a transformer to explode. neighbors say a babysitter and three children were home at the time, but no one was hurt. >> sarah: right now police in south boston are investigating after a ten-month-old baby was found unresponsive in a bathtub. paramedics were called to the apartment on logan way last night. they performed c.p.r. before taking the baby to the hospital. there is no word yet on the child's condition at this time. a murder mystery in malden after a woman was found dead in her home.
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woman's body during a well-being check at the apartment complex on broadway street monday night. they haven't identified the victim or said how she died, but they don't believe it was a random incident. >> christa: and happening today, the man accused of targeting and driving into a 15-year-old boy up in lowell is set to be arraigned. investigators say the 21-year-old intentionally hit the teen on friday while the boy was out riding his bike. according to police, the driver never stopped and dragged the bike underneath his truck. officers say they also believe the man knows the teenager and that a fight broke out before this all happened. so police arrested the suspect on tuesday, and now he's facing several charges including armed assault with intent to murder. and the victim is still recovering in the hospital. attorneys for bill cosby will be here in boston today. ensure a.i.g. is suing to avoid paying out potential awards to several women who claim cosby raped them. a.i.g. issued cosby protection
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however, the company says the claim only applies to alleged sexual misconduct. meantime, a sexual assault case against cosby is moving forward in pennsylvania after a judge denied an appeal to have the case thrun out on tuesday. >> sarah: breaking news, apple says it's going to fight a judge's order to help the f.b.i. break into the cell phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. the f.b.i. announced last week they were not able to open one of the phones recovered from the attackers. the couple killed 14 people and hurt 22 others in the shooting spree back in december. apple's c.e.o. tim cook said in a statement overnight, "the f.b.i. is asking apple to create new software to let them into the iphone." cook says, "in the wrong hand, this software, which does not exist today, would have the potential to unlock any iphone in someone's physical possession." cook also says, "while the government may argue the software would only be used in this case, there is no way to
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>> christa: to the race to the white house this morning. the republican candidates are gearing up for town hall events tonight in south carolina. msnbc will air back-to-back specials with donald trump and ohio governor john kasich. meantime, ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio will appear at a town hall on cnn. and you know what? the president is now getting into the fray. president obama weighing in now on his possible replacement. >> sarah: the commander-in-chief with strong words for the republican front-runner. 7's nancy chen joins us now with more. >> nancy: good morning, sarah. in south carolina, donald trump is favored to win while jeb bush is desperate for a comeback. meantime, president obama is now weighing in on the republican race to succeed him, dismissing the party front-runner. at a news conference tuesday, president obama hammered home his belief that donald trump will not be elected president. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president, and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people.
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being president is a serious job. >> nancy: trump responding at a campaign event in south carolina. >> our borders are like swiss cheese. this man has done such a bad job he has set us back so far, and for him to say that actually is a great compliment, if you want to know the truth. >> nancy: meanwhile, the supreme court vacancy is front and center in the race for the white house. republican candidates insist the replacement for justice antonin scalia should not be president obama's choice. >> the practical implications are nil. it's all about politics. >> nancy: all as jeb bush tweeted out a picture of a gun with his name on it and the caption "america." >> we went to a gun manufacturing facility where lots of jobs are created and i received a gun and i was honored to have it. >> nancy: ted cruz focused on the military. >> as the father of two daughters, mark my words, we will not be drafting our daughters into combat roles in
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side, a fierce fight to win over black voters in south carolina. >> my campaign is --. >> nancy: bernie sanders was also in south carolina tuesday. he said he will fight against the institutional racism if he's elected. if latest cnn poll shows donald trump and the hillary clinton holding double-digit leads in south carolina. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: meantime, the body of justice antonin scalia will lie in repose at the supreme court. coming up friday, the court will hold a private ceremony before the hall is open to the public. meantime, funeral services are set for saturday at the national shrine in the nation's capital. so far burial plans have not been announced, but many formal justices are buried at arlington national cemetery. >> sarah: we're off to a busy tart on the wednesday morning. still ahead, guns on the streets after a tyngsborough store gets broken into. why police think this is just the first stop thieves made. >> christa: and not paying
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problems with your credit, but can it get you arrested? one man's story. >> sarah: jerod mayo's message to patriots' nation. >> chris: the rain and strong wind over and done. with patchy black ice this morning with temperatures close to 30 degrees. back into the 40s. dry this afternoon. partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies. seven-day forecast looking rather quiet into the weekend. details ahead. >> danielle: and good morning, everyone. here's a look at the expressway. volume building. still only ten minutes from braintree into boston. no other major incidents on the roads this morning. if you're taking "t," it's on time. we'll be right back. so, what moves me? it's the journey. the feeling of doing. it's making choices for a healthier me, a healthier us.
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>> christa: we definitely had some wizard of oz moments and then some with that wind. i have not heard wind that
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>> sarah: my dog buddy -- my dog, buddy. sorry. he kept barks at the door because the wind kept hitting it. >> chris: it was roaring out there. you expect to see the wicked witch of the west flying by on the broom or the bike or whatever she flew by in "the wizard of oz." no dorothy moments. we had strong winds gusting 50 to 60mph. 34 degrees in boston. right now. 33 in plymouth. 32 in norwood. all of that wind and rain is gone, but with temperatures close to the freezing mark this morning, we have had some patches of black ice. watch your first step out the door or in the driveway. even some secondary roads that haven't been treated again have additional sand or salt thrown down some slick spots possible this morning. wind out of the west, but it's out of the west at 8mph, not the powerful wind gusts that we had yesterday. the wind-chill factor is not all that bad thanks to the winds not as strong. certainly not as strong as they were on sunday morning either when we have wind-chill factors close to 40 below zero. all right.
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break out across western mass in terms of some flurries. this is breaking apart. really not expecting much out of this. just some thin clouds to work in. so i do expect partly to mostly cloudy skies for a little while this morning. otherwise trending partly to mostly sunny as we work into the afternoon. nice afternoon. the winds are lighter. temperatures enter the 40s. so we're above average for this time of year. then a cold front will slide through tonight and that will drop the numbers back down generally into the 30s for tomorrow. there is some cooler air to the north and west of us. green bay at 11. buffalo, new york, at 28. some of this cooler air working in overnight tonight. take a look at what's going on across the country. not much. no major storm systems from almost coast to coast. they're beginning to work into the pacific northwest later today. i generally don't expect any big storms through the weekend. the best chance for a couple of sprinkles or flurries out there would be on saturday as we have a warm front trying to come on through here friday night into saturday. so colder tomorrow.
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it's well off to the west of us. still. when it tries to push into southern new england, it will be enough to provide us with cloud cover and occasionally a passing snow shower or rain shower overnight on friday and a sprinkle or flurry on saturday morning. 38 to 46 this afternoon. lighter winds, a bit l cooer compared to the 50s of yesterday. but we don't contend with the rain or the powerful wind gusts and we go clear tonight, temperatures back into the 20s. forecast for thursday, mostly sunny skies. seasonably cool. the breeze does pick up a little bit. so temperatures into the 30s. wind-chill factors generally running down into the 20s. on 7 forecast, going into next week, looks rather quiet monday and tuesday. there's the potential for a mid-week storm next week. in terms of sunday night and monday, there may be a couple rain or snow showers out there, we'll leave it mainly dry for now with temperatures generally running into the 40s. >> sarah: thanks, chris. new this morning, a 13-hour sit-in at providence college is over. about 50 students occupied the area outside the president's
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change after several incidents of alleged racism on campus. last night the protestors said the president signed an agreement the move toward meeting their list of demands, which include changes to the curriculum, a campus diversity committee and a multiculture center. >> christa: if you're one of the estimated 40 million americans with student loan debt, you may be interested to hear this. a houston man says he was arrested by a team of u.s. marshals without notice for a nearly 30-year-old student loan. let's go to 7's nancy chen who is back with us with this one. >> nancy: kind of bizarre. student debt just skyrocketing. there is more than $1.2 trillion of it out there, trillion. those loans can feel like a prison sentence, but for one man in texas, his unpaid debt actually landed him behind bars. like millions of americans, paul acre has debt from college loans. last week u.s. marshals showed
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>> i went to my garage, opened the garage door and walked out with my hands up. >> nancy: acres claims he was handcuffed and shackled for non-payment of a $1,500 loan from 18987, 29 years ago. >> surreal. i think it's so unrealistic that you can treat a citizen as if he is a drug dealer. >> nancy: court documents show notices were sent to acres starting ten years ago and he acknowledges he does owe the money. he was briefly put in a cell before being brought were -- before a judge $5,700 which includes interest and another $1,300 for u.s. marshal service. the u.s. marshal service says acre refused multiple requests to appear in court dating back to 2012. >> people in debt shouldn't be afraid u.s. marshals are going to come and kick their door down. this was an extreme case. >> so much fire power. we can't miss this guy. you must take me down and when
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you've taken down el chapo. i'm appalled. >> nancy: el chapo. acre says it took him days to shake that off. more than anything, he's happy his family wasn't home to see it. >> christa: that's quite the quote. made me chuckle a little bit. >> sarah: up nix on 7news, women have been told to avoid eating too much fish during pregnancy because of mercury. now a new possible health risk for unborn children. >> christa: in just a few hours, pope francis will say mass near the u.s.-mexico border. the message he's expected to
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>> chris: 5:23 on this wednesday morning. the heavy rain and strong winds are gone. we have patchy block ice. 40s this afternoon. so no ice this afternoon.
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tomorrow. temperatures generally running back into the 30s. we kick off this morning close to the freezing mark in many towns. we'll warm up to 38 in worcester. about 43 in boston. mid-40s south of the city. overnight tonight, falling back down into the 20s. only rebounding into the low to mid-30s on thursday. take a look at the weekend forecast and the seven-day forecast coming up. >> and now time for 7sports with alex corddry. >> alex: good morning. back in 2014, bill belichick said jerod mayo is "really a guy that the team probably revolves around more than any other player." now the patriots looking to fill the void of leader and linebacker. mayo announcing the end of his run in new england, releasing a statement on instagram last night with the caption "retiring a patriot." the eight-year veteran saying, "after a lot of thought, i want the take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude for what i consider a life-changing event, that of becoming a new england patriot for the past eight years.
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thundercat -- that's his nickname for robert kraft -- coach belichick, the pats organization, and the most amazing fans for contributing for these pages of our lives. as our family prepares for the future, be sure these memories hold a special place in our hearts." mayo was paced on reserve the past three seasons. with his retirement, mayo saves the patriots $7 million toward the salary cap. bruins in columbus. down 1-0 in the first. good to see patrice bergeron back on the ice, snapping home his 27th goal of the season. we're tied at one into overtime. 33 seconds into the extra session, torey krug, the perfect feed to loui eriksson, who sends the b's to a third straight win. and you can catch live reports from spring training this afternoon. that's a look at 7sports. i'm alex corddry.
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>> sarah: up next at 5:30, a local mother carjacked in the parking lot of a store with her baby by her side. witnesses describe the takedown of the suspect. >> christa: and dangerous weapons on the streets right now after a tyngsborough gun store gets broken into. how police... now they want to now if this was just first place targeted by these thieves. >> sarah: and we continue to follow breaking news out of randolph. police are investigating a
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thanks for waking up with us on this wednesday morning. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. i think one of the dogs there got too involved with the snacks at one point. >> sarah: oh, really? >> christa: kept looking for that. >> sarah: they can't help it. they're very treat-motivated, these dogs. >> christa: it's true. buddy probably would not do as well either. >> sarah: that's how we get him to do everything. here's a treat. >> chris: dog cookie over there? see you later. i'm out of here. competition is taking too long. where's the food. we're treat motivated in the weather department, as well. we get distracted with too many snacks around. we understand. fairhaven coming in with a 64mph wind gust yesterday. worcester at 56. 47 in boston. that roaring wind yesterday afternoon and last evening just in time for the evening commute with the downpours coming in, and brockton picking up about an inch and a half of rain, close to an inch of rain in the city of boston. that rain over and done with. now off to the east of us. in its wake drying, and temperatures enter the 30s.
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so there is some patchy black ice this morning. watch as you step out the door this morning. clouds around and maybe a passing flurry. overall i do expect partly to mostly sunny skies this afternoon and not all that cold for this time of year. temperatures running into the mid-40s. more on the weekend forecast coming up. >> christa: let's go to fast track traffic. i get to say hi to danielle for the first time this morning. how you doing? >> danielle: hi, christa. we missed you the last couple days. you can see traffic on the braintree split starting to slow down. let's go to the maps from braintree to boston. not too bad. it's slow and go. south of town, route 3, 24, 95, no issues. that's looking good. the pike from framingham eastbound into boston, no issues there. heading into town on 93 southbound from lawrence over 128 into boston looking good, as is route 1 this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 14 minutes on the expressway from braintree to boston. into town on the pike from 128, 12 minutes.
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now, if you're taking the "t" on the commuter rail, we have some delays on the fairmount line both inbound and outbound. back to you, guys. >> sarah: thanks, danielle. we continue to follow breaking news man. in his 20s is dead following an overnight shooting in randolph. it happened as he stepped outside the city limits salon on north main street just after 1:00 a.m. police took a man into custody shortly after. he's due in court later on this morning. also break, apple says it's going to fight a judge's order to help the f.b.i. break into bernardino shooters. the f.b.i. announced last week that they were not able to open one of the iphones recovered from the attackers. apple c.e.o. tim cook said in a statement, "the f.b.i. is asking apple to create new software to let them into the phone. 14 people were killed in the shooting spree back in december. the mbta is inspecting orange line trains after smoke started filling the tunnel at state street station.
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panel fell from a train and landed on the electrified third rail tuesday night. two trains then ran over that panel, leading to all that smoke. passengers on one of the trains started panicking, busting out the windows to get people out. thankfully no one was hurt. all right. families are cleaning up today after some wild weather across the state last night. strong winds collapsed trees and power lines causing a transformer to explode. in wellesley, a tree came crashing down right into a family's front yard. crews worked for hours to cut it into smaller pieces so they could remove it. >> christa: happening right now, police in two states are trying to connect a string of crimes. investigators want to know if these suspects accused of stealing several guns in tyngsborough were also involved in another robbery up in new hampshire. so let's go to 7's nancy chen with the latest on how they're trying to connect the dots. nancy? >> nancy: christa, police are looking into the possibility these two crimes could be connected.
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happened into tyngsborough is that the suspects broke into the store, stole the guns and were gone in just a few minutes. the door at the hitman firearms gun store in tyngsborough is boarded up. the door forced open all to get to the weapons inside. >> smashed their way all the way. in the alarm went off. the police were right here. and they were gone. >> nancy: in that short time, police say the thieves managed to break open storage cabinets and steal four handguns. >> they didn't take the best firearms. >> nancy: not after assault rifles nor prized pistol, which leaves people to wonder what they wanted with these guns. >> usually these guns are stolen for one of two reason, either to turn around and sell them for profit or they're going to be used in some kind of criminal act. >> nancy: this comes the same was robbed. the two smash-and-grabs could be connected. >> approximately two weeks ago, a similar time in the morning, an amount of guns were the same,
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we're looking at that. >> nancy: now the a.t.f., massachusetts, state police and hooksett officers are working together trying to solve these crimes while keeping their communities safe. >> i don't think there's any immediate danger to anyone. our goal is to get them off the street as soon as possible, identify the people involved. >> nancy: security cameras inside the store were not working at the time of this robbery, but police say there is surveillance video from other businesses nearby some they're hoping that will help them figure out who these suspects are. in the control room, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." `>> sarah: new this morning, crews have been working to templeton. flames started early this road. no word on any injuries. the cause of the fire is not yet known. the man accused of carjacking a mother and her baby and then crashing their car is expected in court later today. that mother was trying to load her baby in the car at the westgate mall when man with a gun ran up to her. he took the car and was chased
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control and hitting that utility pole. witnesses say she's lucky the baby wasn't in the car at the time. >> he let them go, thank goodness, because the look of that car, the baby in the back seat really would have been hurt. >> sarah: police say the chase lasted about six miles and the suspect was not seriously injured. they were also able to find a gun, which was thrown out of the window. >> christa: a corrections officeer from swansea who works at mci-bridgewater is accused of trafficking heroin. police arrested the 40-year-old man in somerset yesterday afternoon. investigate, say an undercover state trooper made several drug purchases from the corrections officer and now the suspect will appear in fall river district court a bit later on today. >> sarah: still ahead on 7news, a teenager is waking up behind bars after he played doctor with real-life patients, and it's not first time. how an undercover officer was finally able to stop him. >> christa: and snapping a losing streak. massachusetts' first casino
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come back. >> chris: patchy black ice this morning. temperatures running lower to middle 30s, but we thaw out this afternoon. temperatures back into the 40s. will we see any more rain and snow in the forecast? seven day coming up. >> danielle: good morning, everyone. here's a will be at the braintree split getting on to the expressway. you can see the flowing. once you get there, 14 minutes from braintree to boston. no other major incidents to tell you about, but if you're taking the "t" this morning, we have delays both inbound and outbound on the fairmount line.
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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>> sarah: trending today, this german short-haired pointer is america's new top dog. c.j. from california won best in show at the 140th westminster dog show last night. more than 3,000 dogs competed for the title. c.j. is three years old. he's only the third of his breed to win the crown. >> christa: actress vanessa hudgins an her boyfriend austin butler under investigation for vandalism. this all happened during a
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hudgins posted this picture of a heart carved into the red rocks in the national forest. it's against the law to deface natural surfaces on federal property. the couple now faces a fine of up to $5,000, maybe even six months in jail. >> sarah: they probably didn't know. >> christa: possibly. ism the duchess of cambridge joining forces with the "huffington post" as guest editor today. they launched a new series called "young lives matter." the goal is to spark a conversation with children about mental and emotional health so they feel loved, valued and understood. the main focus will be finding solutions to the stigma surrounding the u.k.'s mental health crisis among children. that will be interesting to read what she has to write today. >> christa: that's a cause that's close to her heart. i think we aired some public service ads that she did, as well. >> sarah: we did, yes. >> christa: what a great issue and cause to get behind. it's 5:41. we have lots to get to, including our know and go segment. coming up, new recommendations
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doesn't threaten the supply of donated blood. >> and we're live on the scene. police remain outside of a randolph bar where man was shot and kid. how they managed to catch the suspect so quickly. >> sarah: and the food pregnant women might want to avoid eating too much of if they want to reduce their child's risk of obesity later on in life. dear fellow citizen, i know how it feels to save for retirement and college - times two. i get that it can be overwhelming, because i' m living it. but i always tell people - saving' s not that complicated. you just have to work with what you have. if you have a question about saving, ask me. sincerely, alex payne.
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>> sarah: welcome back. 5:45 on what it is, wednesday morning? >> christa: yeah. >> sarah: i had to think. >> christa: it's school vacation week. >> sarah: and you were off a couple days. >> christa: monday again? it's like groundhog day or something like that. >> chris: it feels like it at time, yes. i know the computer system at the desk is having a case of the mondays, as well. welcome back, christa. welcome back, everyone. good morning. 34 in boston. 33 many plymouth. today wednesday, if you have the day off, looks like a good day the take the kids outside with temperatures back into the 40s. no rain, no wind, no snow to talk about. the wind a lot lighter right now than it was last night. only 8mph in the city of boston. there may be a passing flurry this morning. other than that, partly to mostly cloudy skies this morning, going back to mostly sunny skies this afternoon. there's a cold from the to the west of us. this is going to swing on through. overnight tonight, first thing
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so we will be back into the 30s for highs. low to mid-30s tomorrow, and a breeze out there tomorrow, as well. this afternoon, winds about 10mph. that is all. tomorrow about 20mph. so we'll add to the coolness with that breeze. so wind-chill factors on thursday running down into the 20s. i really don't expect a lot of precipitation over the next several days. so no driving snowstorms or weekend. that 3% -- 30% on saturday. a warm front works through. the possibility of a couple scattered snow showers friday night transitioning over the maybe passing flurry or sprinkle or saturday. that should be about it. so partly sunny skies today. a bit cooler with the lighter winds out there. upper 30s in the worcester hills. mid-40s in the city of boston. and then tonight, clear and cool, but seasonably cool back into the 20s for the lows. and for tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, seasonably cold. breezy, temperatures lower to middle 30s. how about some skiing? yes, the snow guns blasting away once again now that we have the
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up to the white mountains, green mountains. temperatures overall tomorrow will run into the 20s. close to 30 on friday. and some scattered snow showers across ski country on saturday. down here in southern new england, only issue here the next couple day, watch out for the patchy black ice this morning with temperatures back close to the freezing mark. otherwise temperatures back into the 40s on saturday and sunday. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle ersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside. take a look. here's the expressway. traffic slowing down. this is northbound. volume building. so your ride on the expressway is starting to slow down. you want the take your time today. we have reports of icy spots on the roads. we have our first rollover. this is in boxford on 95 southbound on the ramp to endicott road there. so no delays, but definitely give yourself some extra time. route 1, 93 southbound into boston looking good so far this morning. from braintree into boston
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it's starting to slow down. 16 minutes, route 3, 24, 95. no major issues to tell you about south of town. from framingham into boston on the pike eastbound, looking good. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. about 15 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split into town. into town on the pike from 128, 12 minutes, no delays there. 93, is 128 to the zakim bridge, 13 minutes. if you're taking the "t" on the commuter rail, we do have delays inbound and outbound on the fairmount line. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news in randolph. a suspect is under arrest this morning following a deadly shooing. >> christa: it happened outside a bar. it was early this morning. right now police are still on the scene. for the latest on the investigation, nicole oliverio is live with us right now. nicole? >> nicole: christa, the district attorney's office says police remain here on the scene as they gather evidence, but what we know is one man in his 20s was shot and killed outside the city limits saloon in randolph just after 1:00 a.m. as the bar was closing. police say the man was just
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now, they wouldn't say that they chased the suspect, only that he was caught moments later. it's believed police were already on the scene here for a possible disturbance call. now, what exactly led up to the shooting remains to be seen. but we do know that police say they caught that suspect just across the street here on main street in randolph. so again, just taking a live look here at the scene, you can see it remains active. the medical examiner just arrived here another the bar, as well. police are not releasing the name of that man who was shot and killed just yet. they say they want to notify his family first. that's the latest live in randolph, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: new this morning, a holyoke. the city council president wants to make flying drones over private property illegal unless the user has written consent from the homeowner. he also wants a similar consent form for flying over government property. a public hearing on the issue
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the revenue for massachusetts first casino is up for january. plainridge park casino pulled in $12.5 million and n gross revenue from its slot machines last month. it previously had a slow decline in revenue sales since opening last summer. >> christa: happening today, florida lottery officials will hold news conferences to announce one of the winners of last month's record $1.5 billion powerball jackpot. family from tennessee claimed their share of the prize shortly after the drawing. a third winning ticket was sold in california, but that winner has not yet come forward. pope francis ending hispaniola or -- ending his historic five-day trip to mexico. the city has seen its share of violence. tens of thousands will also share the moment just across the boarder in el paso. they'll fill the football stadium at the university of texas to watch a simulcast of the mass.
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against an alleged isis supporter goes to trial today in phoenix. the 44-year-old is accused of providing material support to the terror group. officials have tied him to a terror plot in texas last year. his alleged coconspirators were killed with -- in a gun wattle outside an event featuring cartoon drawings of the prophet muhammad. >> sarah: an american band finishes off the concert which was cut short by gunmen in paris last year. this comes as france's parliament makes major announcement. let's go to 7's nancy chen who joins us with the latest. >> nancy: sarah, the french parliament has voted to extend the country's state of emergency by three months. if you remember, it was put in place after last november's terror attacks which killed 130 people, request hundreds injured. the government is warning the threat of terrorism has never been higher. they stress that the possibility of another attack has not gone away.
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police to carry out arrests and searches without involving the court as well as keeping people considered a threat under house arrest. now, some civil rights groups are angry, saying it undermines fundamental freedoms. meantime, the eagles of death metal was back in paris to finish their concert cut short in the attack. 89 people were killed at the bataclan concert hall, many more injured. the band gavall the survivors free tickets to the performance. many of them showed up at the venue, which was put under tight security. and psychologists were also on hand to help those attending the concert. all the money raise willed go to a charity to help the victims. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. the food and drug administration is now recommending that u.s. blood banks not take donations from people who have traveled to countries where the zika virus has been active. they're trying to protect the blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. the f.d.a. is also recommending they do not accept blood from donors who have had sexual
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traveled to one of those countries in the last three months, as well. >> sarah: checking news from across the country, an 18-year-old man from florida is accused of practicing medicine without a license. police arrested malachi love robinson tuesday after allegedly giving a physical exam to a female undercover officer. love robinson opened a medical clinic in january. relatives called the health department concerned that he had been posing as a doctor. >> i'm hurt because of the accusations and the allegations, but like i said, this is not first time where i've been accused, andly pursue this. >> sarah: police say love robinson had been cited for license in october. >> christa: a section of highway in colorado is expected to be closed through tomorrow after a pair of rock slides happened in that area. crews are using a device that sends high-impulse pressure waves to fracture some of the larger boulders here. the rocks crashed on to the road
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no one was hurt luckily, but the rocks did some serious damage to two trucks, and with the highway closed, drivers will have to take a 140-mile detour. 7news now with a list from reader's digest of items you might not know you should be shredding after you take a look at them, after you use them. first your boarding passes. they have your name, your travel plan, a barcode that web sites can read, as well. and by the way, that code often has information that hackers can use to view and make changes to your upcoming travel plans. also prescription labels. they list your personal information, also what you're taking. and thieves can use that information to refill prescriptions or steal your identity even. and finally, your resume. they have all the contact information, including your address, your phone number and other personal information on one handy piece of paper. >> sarah: a new study suggesting women eating too much fish while pregnant could lead to childhood obesity for their baby. researchers found that the pregnant women who ate fish more
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birth to children with a higher b.mm i. than those who ate less fish. the f.d.a. recommends that pregnant women should still eat fish, but no more than two to three times a week. if you're sick with a cold, chances are you really are caving some soup. the food delivery service grub hub says their soup orders increase by 22% when cold and flu-related doctors appointments spiked last winter, and, of course, chicken noodle was among the top picks for those feeling under the weather. and people were almost 300% more likely to mention that they were sick in their soup orders. all right. get the extra loving in the soup making if they know you're sick. >> christa: i love it. and the home mearkd of course, always the best, chris. >> chris: it is. you just got to get that steam in, that nice chicken broth. nothing beats that when you're not feeling all this good. nice-looking day ahead of us. 34 today.
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could be a passing rain or snow shower on saturday, but much of the time dry. >> christa: coming your way at 6:00, a day of cleaning up up across new england. those winds leaving some neighborhoods to pick up the pieces. >> sarah: plus inspections under way overnight. the mbta checking out all orange line trains fol there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks
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>> christa: breaking news. a deadly shooting in randolph. gunman. >> sarah: chaos on the "t" as train. what was found on the track that caused passenger panic. >> christa: and wild weather doing some damage.
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trees fall. >> sarah: patriots' star calling it quits and sending a message to fans in new england. england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's great to have you along with us. it is wednesday, 6:00. way too early as far as i'm concerned. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. do your kids wake up early on school vacation week? >> christa: they wake up early every morning. and my son is a taskmaster. i feel sorry for my husband. he's always telling him, get in the shower, dad. we're going to be late. he loves to be on time. >> chris: got to stick to the schedule, including us, we're in the tv business. 6:00 means 6:00 on the dot. when they're teenagers, you won't be able to drag them out of bed. 35 degrees in the city of boston. wish you could sleep in. a little breeze out there, not all this strong. a lot of towns close to the freezing mark from nashua, new hampshire, worcester out to norwood. we have patches of black ice to deal with this morning, but the winds not as strong as they were
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12mph. we'll have that window of 8 to 12mph throughout the day. some patches of clouds. overall partly to mostly sunny this afternoon. so we have the issues with patchy black ice this morning, but look at this this afternoon. that issue thaws out. temperatures running into the lower to middle 40s. >> christa: okay. let's go to fast track traffic. danielle, what do you have this morning? >> >> danielle: this is a look at 39 heading into boston. not looking too bad. let's go to the maps. in boxborough we have an accident. this is 95 southbound on the exit ramp to endicott road. in lowell we have a new accident, this is 495 northbound at route 3. so keeping an eye on those this morning. route 1 and 93 southbound heading into boston looking pretty good so far. the expressway from braintree to boston, 15 minutes. so slowing down. no major issues south of town or on the pike this morning. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door.
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no delays on the pike. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 13 minutes. if you're taking "t" on the commuter rail. we do have delays on the fairmount line. back to you, guys. >> christa: let's go to the breaking news we've been tracking out of randolph. a deadly shooting happened outside a bar. one person here the victim. >> sarah: police are now investigating, so let's send it out the 7's nicole oliverio. she joins us now with the very latest. nicole? >> nicole: sarah, police have a suspect in custody. if i step out of the way, you can see they remain on the scene evidence. now, the shooting happened right outside the city limits saloon here in randolph just after 1:00 a.m. as the bar was closing. now, it appears police had already been on the scene for a disturbance call when there were shots fired. now, we do know man in his 20s was shot and killed, so police are not identifying him. they did say they managed to catch the suspect almost immediately. they say moments later they caught that suspect just across the street here on main street.
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to this shooting, but police do say it was a contained incident, that there's no reason for the public to be in fear, but what we don't know was if this was a targeted shooting. that suspect will be in court later this morning. live in randolph, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: strong winds causing a wall the fall at a car dealership in raynham last night. you can see the damage in this picture that a viewer sent us. it look like the wall fell right on top of that car. the fire department says thankfully no one was hurt. >> sarah: . >> christa: we're learning more today about what sparked commuter chaos on the orange line last night. passengers had the kick out windows to climb off this disabled train. and it was filling with smoke at the time. really frightening for them. let's go to 7's victoria warren. vicki, we're hearing that officials were inspecting the trains last night, is that right? >> victoria: they were inspecting all the orange line trains because they discovered a very large panel, a panel that's 12 feet long, fell off one of
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so last night they checked the entire fleet before putting those trains back into service this morning because when that panel fell, it hit the third rail. that caused the station to fill up with smoke and some passengers panicked. people jumping from windows on the orange line when the underground tunnel suddenly filled with smoke. >> it was pretty chaotic when i went down there. people were in panic. >> victoria: it was at the state street station tuesday night. the mbta says a 12-foot-long panel, unique to the orange line, fell off a train and onto the electrified rail. two orange line trains then ran over that panel. >> it was ultimately determined that a damaged section of third rail caused some motors to overheat. >> it's real smoky, a lot of people were running toward my way. >> victoria: the mbta says
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line calmly evacuated, but it was a different story on the second train. because first train was disabled, the second train couldn't fully pull into the platform. that means the doors stayed locked, and passengers, seeing the smoke pour in, felt they had to bust the windows out. >> i'm glad everybody, you know, got out safely, and, you know, nobody was hurt. >> victoria: the fire department said nobody was ever in any imminent danger, though the mbta says they understand why some passengers acted the way they did. the mbta is expecting normal orange service today. victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: police in south boston are investigating after a ten-month-old baby was found unresponsive in a bathtub. paramedics were called to the apartment on logan way last night. they performed c.p.r. before taking the baby to the hospital. there is no word yet on the child's condition. >> a murder mystery in malden after a woman was found dead inside of her home.
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woman's body during a well-being check at an apartment complex on broadway street monday night. they haven't identified the victim or said exactly how she died, but they don't believe this was a random act. >> sarah: the man accused of driving into a 15-year-old boy in lowell is set to be arraigned today. investigators say the 21-year-old intentionally hit the teen on friday while the boy was riding his bike. according to police, the driver never stopped and dragged the bike underneath his truck. officers believe the man knows the teen and a fight broke out just before this incident. >> christa: we have breaking news right now. apple says it's going to fight a judge's order to help the f.b.i. break into the cell phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. the ruling is first of its kind. the f.b.i. announcing last week they were not able to open one of the phones recovered from the attackers. the couple, as you know, killed 14 people and hurt 22 others in a shooting spree that happened in december. apple c.e.o. tim cook saying in a statement overnight, the f.b.i. is asking apple to create
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the phone. cook says in the wrong hands this software which does not exist today would have the potential to unlock any iphone in someone's physical possession. cook also saying while the government may argue the software would only be used in this case, there's no way to guarantee such control. >> sarah: a busy day ahead in the race for the white house. republican candidates are campaigning in south carolina with the primary there just days away. the hopefuls participating in town hall events airing tonight. meanwhile, some political punches are being thrown. president obama saying the american people will not elect donald trump for president. 7's nancy chen joins us now with more on this. >> nancy: sarah, good morning. in south carolina donald trump is favored to win while jeb bush is desperate for a comeback. meantime, president obama now weighing in on the republican race to succeed him, dismissing the party front-runner. at a news conference tuesday, president obama hammered home
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will not be elected president. >> and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. i think they recognize that being president is a serious job. >> nancy: trump responding at a campaign event in south carolina. >> our borders are like swiss cheese. this man has done such a bad job and he has set us back so far, and for him to say that actually is a great compliment, if you want to know the truth. >> nancy: meanwhile, the supreme court vacancy is front and center in the race for the white house. republican candidates insist the replacement for justice antonin scalia should not be president obama's choice. >> the practical implications are nil. it's all about politics. >> nancy: all as jeb bush tweeted out a picture of a gun with his name on it and the caption "america." >> we went to a gun manufacturing facility where lots of jobs are created and i received a gun and i was honored to have it. >> nancy: at two south carolina events, ted cruz focused on the u.s. military. >> as the father of two daughters, mark my words, we
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daughters into combat roles in the military. unanimous on the democratic side, a fierce fight to win over black voters in south carolina. >> count me in as somebody who is elected president will help lead this country in the fight against institutional racism. >> my campaign is really about breaking every barrier. >> nancy: and the latest cnn poll shows donald trump and hillary clinton holding double-digit leads in south carolina. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: the body of u.s. justice antonin scalia will lie in repose at the supreme court coming up friday. the court will also hold a private ceremony before the hall is open to the public and funeral services are celt for saturday at the national cathedral in washington. burial plans have not been announced, but many former justices are buried at arlington national cemetery. >> sarah: lawyers for bill cosby will be in boston today. insurer a.i.g. is suing to avoid paying out potential awards to
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raped them. a.i.g. issued cost wii a policy in 2014. they say that only protects him from defamation, liable or slander but doesn't protect from any actual allegations of sexual misconduct or harassment. meanwhile, a sexual assault case against cosby is moving forward in pennsylvania. a judge denied an appeal to have the case thrown out on tuesday. >> christa: still ahead, a patriots' fan favorite is saying good-bye. jerod mayo stepping away. he has a message for pats' nation. >> sarah: a mother says a baby monitoring device may have saved her baby's life. she wants her story to reassure other parents. >> christa: and saved at sea, how a captain's bestriend rescued him and his crew from the frigid boston waters. >> chris: just cold enough this morning where we have some patches of black ice thanks to a little bit of moisture that's refrozen on some of the colder surfaces. watch for that early this morning. by this afternoon, enjoy mostly sunny skies. temperatures back into the mid-40s.
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>> sarah: 6:14 a.m. winter storms doing damage in new england. families are cleaning up as strong winds blew down trees and power lines. this is in wellesley where a tree fell right into a family's front yard. crews have been working overnight to restore power to different areas, but the wind, my dog kept barking at the door thinking someone was banging against the door or something, the wind was so strong. >> christa: i haven't heard winds that intense in a really long time. chris, they were saying, what was it, 50-mile-per-hour gusts? >> chris: close to the city of boston near 50. close to the coastline near 60mph. winds really strong just above the surface.
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roaring of the wind, even with the strongest wind gusts. didn't make it all the way down to the surface. we had some damage and understandably so with all of the strong winds. brockton about an inch and a half of rain. close to an inch in the city of boston. we also have the downpours to accompany those strong winds just in time for the evening commute. so we'll certainly see a messy commute there with the wind and battling the rain. seasonal snow now in the city of boston. picked up 1. 3 just a couple nights ago, and now up to 25.3 for the season. just behind the averages. we're only off by four inches. it just seems like such a big difference compared to the february we had last year, and the good news is this time of year, you look forward to longer hours of daylight or more hours of daylight, i should say, and it looks like by the time we get into march 14th, that's when you spring forward. look at that sunset getting close to quarter of 7:00. so more and more daylight this time of year. the sun angle getting stronger. by the time you get into mid-march, the snow doesn't last long.
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linger all this long. 35 in the city of boston. 32 in norwood. 32 in bedford. the issue this morning, a little residual moisture with temperatures close to freezing. we've had some patches of black ice. keep that in mind. first step out the door this morning, there may be some slick spots. same case on the driveways. some of the secondary roads that haven't been retreated from last night's rain washes all the treatment away and you get a little frozen going on here, freezing conditions there. so we'll watch the colder air from the midwest the next couple days work into new england. not abnormally cold like it was on sunday, but temperatures back into the 30s. tomorrow. travel today across the country rather quiet as we don't have any major storms. that's good because i don't have any major storms in our forecast over next several days. doesn't mean it will be completely rain drop or snowflake free. there may be at times a couple rain oar snow showers trying to work on in has the warm front tries to work on in friday night into saturday, but not a big deal, not a big storm for a lot of us. all right.
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mid-408s this afternoon. coolest conditions in the worcester hills and then clear and cool tonight. 20 to 28. forecast for thursday, mostly sunny. a bit of a breeze back with us tomorrow. seasonably cold. 32 to 36. we'll catch a couple snow showers in here overnight on friday. leftover flurry or sprinkle on saturday, but by saturday afternoon, temperatures well above the freezing mark. in fact, we're above 40 degrees, in the mid-40s, upper 40s on sunday. if there is a bigger storm in the forecast, it doesn't look like it will be until about the middle part of next week. reveal to watch wednesday and thursday, but that's eight, nine days out. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside. this is a look at route 1 in saugus heading into boston. things looking good here. be very careful of ice this morning. let's go to the maps. we have a rollover. we're keeping an eye on that. this is in boxford. this is 95 southbound on the ramp to endicott road. we also have an accident in lowell we're keeping an eye on. your drive time, 20 minutes to be expressway from braintree
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into town on the pike from 128, just 12 minutes. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 15 minutes. back to you, guys. >> christa: all right, danielle. thank you. a captain and his crew forced to jump ship after their boat started sinking in boston harbor. the 55-foot tugboat sank on tuesday morning. the three men were able to jump off into the water and then they called for help. thankfully a nearby boat heard their calls. they pulled them out of the water. the captain of the tugboat thanked them for saving his life. >> he's the man. we wouldn't be here. it fell like i was picking up a jacket. just one arm on the deck. just adrenaline. i'll probably feel it tomorrow. >> christa: that frigid water, too. we're happy to report everybody on board the tugboat is doing okay today. >> sarah: a baby monitor is a lifesaver for one mom's newborn. stephanie's new son andrew was born premature. she ordered a special baby
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and breathing. she gets alerts on her phone if something is wrong. one night an alert woke her up, so she ran into baby andrew's room and found him struggling to breathe. >> so i flipped on the light and picked him up, and he has like chunks of formula in his nose. so he's not breathing. i'm freaking out. i get the nasal aspirator, get all the chunks out and he just lets out this relief scream. i'm crying, he's crying. >> christa: doctors told her andrew has acid reflux. the baby monitor is not f.d.a. approved, but they are working with them to produce a medical version of it. but i mean, it helps a lot of moms breath easier to have one of those on their babies. >> that peace of mind. i didn't even know they made monitors like that. in my day it was just the video monitor. that. >> sarah: they have different ones. they have ones you put around different kinds. >> christa: came in handy for sure. there it's 6:19 a.m.
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concerns over guns stolen from a bay state store. the surveillance video that may help solve that crime. >> sarah: passengers talking about a nightmare flight involving manchester and boston diverted not once but twice. >> christa: and the red sox launching a new platform for fans to buy and sell tickets
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>> chris: 6:23 on this wednesday morning. good morning, everyone. temperatures close to freezing. a little moisture still leftover has created some patches of black ice this morning where temperatures are near or below the freezing mark. be careful of that. we thaw out nicely this afternoon. temperatures back into the lower to middle 40s with partly to mostly sunny skies this afternoon. more on that weekend forecast coming up. >> and now time for sports with alex corddry.
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2014, bill belichick said jerod mayo is "really a time the team probably revolves around more than any other player." now the patriots looking to fill the void of leader and linebacker. mayo announcing the end of his run in new england, releasing a statement on instagram last night with the caption "retiring a patriot." the eight year veteran saying, "after a lot of thought, chantel and i want the take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude for what we consider a life-changing event, that of becoming a new england patriot for the past eight years. we're extremely grateful to thunder cat," that's his nickname for robert kraft, "jonathan, the kraft family, the pats' organization and the most amazing fans for contributing to these pages of our lives. as my family prepares for the future, be sure these memories will hold a special place in my heart." the two-time pro bowler was placed on season ending reserve the past three seasons. with his retirement, mayo saves the patriots $7 million toward the salary cap. bruins and n columbus last
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good to see patrice bergeron back on the ice snapping home his 22nd goal of the season, and we're tied up at one. so we stay tied into overtime, but not very long. just 33 seconds into the extra session, torey krug, the perfect feed to loui eriksson, his fourth straight game with a goal and sending the b's to a 2-1 win. and we're in fort myers for spring training. catch our live reports starting later this afternoon. that's a look at 7sports. i'm alex corddry. have a great day. >> christa: the red sox ready to launch an official resale ticket program that allows fans to buy tickets and sellers will be able to set the desired price. this platform is called red sox replay. it's set to start operating march 1st. according to the team, the service will feature lower buying fees than competing web sites. all tickets will be sent electronically, meaning there is no need to print or ship them. >> sarah: still ahead, a frightening carjacking in boston
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a mother with her baby targeted by a teen. >> christa: and a mother's act that sparked a police investigation this morning. >> sarah: a new top dog this morning. see who is crowned best in show
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ism breaking news. shots fired at a bar in random leaving one dead. >> christa: a mother carjacked with her baby by her side. how the suspect's wild ride came to a crashing end. >> sarah: police working across state lines to connect crimes. >> christa: and a scare for pope francis as he's pulled into a crowd and loses his cool. >> sarah: meet the new top dog at westminster. >> still looking for some snacks. >> sarah: plus the painful pooch whose persistence for treats stole the spotlight.
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>> christa: good wednesday morning, everybody. >> sarah: thanks for staying us with. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. sometimes you just have mornings like that. you have to scrounge for snacks. >> sarah: like this morning. she gave me some cherrios. i was starving this morning, chris. christa came through. >> chris: gave you the plain cherrios. she kept the chocolate for herself. >> christa: thank you, chris, for revealing the truth. >> chris: you've given us plenty of chocolate to get us through the mornings, so we'll give you credit for that. 35 in the city of boston. 32 in norwood. 32 in bedford this morning. good morning, everyone. waking up close to freezing after. little patchy black ice, but the wind is not as strong and the rain we had last fight long gone off to the east of us. partly to mostly sunny skies at times throughout the afternoon. temperatures bouncing back up into the mid-40s this afternoon. the kiddos home from school. school vacation week. get them outside. maybe they ate too much valentine's day chocolate. still running off that sugar high. we can burn off some energy this afternoon outdoors. pretty good day overall.
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seven-day forecast coming up. ism time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside. here's a look at the expressway. northbound in dorchester, we do have an accident involving a truck. that actually just happened. let's go to the maps. from braintree into boston, that drive up to 24 minutes this morning. south of town, route 3, 24, 95 looking pretty good. no major delays to tell you about. the pike from framingham into boston, not a bad drive. still keeping an eye on this accident. this is in lowell. and that's on 495 northbound at route 3. our earlier rollover, this was in boxford, this is clear. your drive on 93 southbound into boston is he and go. route 1 not looking too bad. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. over 20 minutes on the expressway from braintree to boston. into town on the pike, 14 minutes. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 15 minutes. back to you, guys. >> christa: all right, danielle. we're tracking breaking news this morning man.
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overnight shooting that happened in randolph. it happened as we stepped outside the city limits saloon an north main street. shortly after that. he's due in court. the mbta is expecting oak ridge line trains after smoke started filling the tunnel at state street station. officials say a 12-foot-long panel fell from a train and landed on the electrified third rail. two trains ran over the panel. that started to smoke. passengers on one of the trains started panicking. they had to break out windows in order to get out, but no one was hurt. also some families are cleaning up today after a wild wind across the state last night. not only strong winds, but we're talking about heavy rains. we had collapsed trees in the area, power lines, as well, causing a transformer to explode. and wellesley, a tree came crashing down right into a family's yard. crews had to work for hours to cut it into smaller pieces so they could go ahead and remove it.
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investigators working to solve a gun heist in tyngsborough. crossing state lines to possibly connect crimes to these suspects in new hampshire. 7's nancy chen joins us now with more. >> nancy: sarah, police are looking into the possibility these two crimes could be connected. what police do know about what happened in tyngsborough is that the thieves broke into the store, stole the guns and were gone in just a few minutes. the door at the hitman firearms gun store in tyngsborough is now boarded up after its glass was shattered. the metal door behind it forced open all to get to the weapons inside. >> smash their way all the way in. the alarm went off. the police were right here, and they were gone. >> christa: but in that short time, thieves managed to break open storage cabinets and steal four handguns. >> they didn't take the best firearms. >> christa: not after assault rifles nor prized pistols. it leaves people to wonder what they wanted with these guns. >> usually these guns are stolen for one of two reason, either to
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profit or they're going to be used in some kind of criminal act. >> nancy: it comes the same month wicked weapons firearms in hooksett, new hampshire, was robbed. this surveillance video caught the act. the two smash-and-grabs could be connected. >> approximately two weeks ago, similar time in the morning, amount of guns were the same, et cetera. so a lot of similarities. so we're looking at that. >> nancy: now the a.t.f., massachusetts, state police and hooksett officers are working together, trying to solve these crimes while keeping their communities safe. >> i don't think there's any immediate danger to anyone. our goal is to get them off the street as soon as possible, identify the people involved. >> now the security cameras inside the store were not working at the time of the robbery, but police say there is surveillance video from other businesses nearby. so they're hoping that will help them figure out who those suspects are. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening today, the man accused of carjacking a mother and her baby and crashing her car is expected in court.
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her baby into the car at the westgate mall when man with a gun ran out to her. he took the car and was chased into stoughton before losing control and hitting that utility pole. witnesses say she is lucky the baby wasn't in the car at the time. >> let them go, thank goodness, because the look of that car, the baby in the back seat would have been hurt. >> sarah: police say the chase lasted about six miles and the suspect wasn't seriously injured. they were also able to find a gun which was thrown out of the window. >> christa: new this morning, crews have been working to put out a house fire in templeton. the flames started early this morning at a home on boynton road. no word on any injuries at this point, and the cause is unclear, too. >> sarah: a turnaround for massachusetts first casino. for the first time in months, revenue was up at the plainridge park casino in january. the massachusetts gaming commission says the plainville resort pulled in $12.5 million in gross revenue from its slot machines last month.
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travelers are so happy to be home this morning after their flight from the dominican republic was diverted twice because of the weather. they were supposed to fly to j.f.k. monday night, but bad weather forced them to land nearby in manchester. well, after staying overnight there, the passengers boarded another flight on tuesday. then they got diverted again, this time to boston. after the storm passed, they finally made it home to new york. >> it actually was somewhat funny because we thought they were joking because how could that happen twice, but it did. and here we are. however many hours later. but like i said, good to be home. >> christa: they were saying 30 hours later i think it was. >> sarah: wow. >> christa: while in manchester, some of the travelers rented cars or found another flight to new york early. about 90 of the 159 travelers were aboard those last flights. as beautiful and wonderful as new england is, i'm sure they're so happy to be gone. >> sarah: i know, right. it can be so frustrating. still ahead, a teen arrested for
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even opening up his own practice and treating patients. >> christa: sounds like the plot of a movie or something. >> sarah: yes. >> christa: also a young star at the center of a criminal investigation. her illegal act at a national park coming up. >> sarah: he wasn't best in show, but this pooch certainly stole the show at westminster. >> danielle: good morning, everyone. here's a look at the expressway northbound. a new accident in dorchester. that is involving a truck just before the tunnel. also in lowell, we have an accident on 495 northbound. we'll be right back. the new caramel macchiato 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.
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>> christa: take a look at what's trend at 6:40 on your wednesday. actress vanessa hudgens and her boyfriend austin butler are under investigation for vandalism. this happened during a valentine's getaway in arizona. hudgens posted a picture of a heart carved into the area's rare red rock near a national forest. it's against the law. that's the catch, to deface natural surfaces on federal property. the couple could face a fine of $5,000 or even six months in jail. >> sarah: there's a new top dog in town, c.j., a german short-haired pointer from
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the 140th westminster dog show last night. the three-year-old beat the best of the best, including a german shepherd, who was the rumored favorite, having won more than 100 previous competitions. >> christa: okay. so it was this dog, though, the fan favorite of the night. this is dario. he spent his whole time in the ring, look, there trying to get treats from his handler's pocket. oh, you got something for me? he wouldn't stop. the crowd at madison square garden loved him. we all know it's about the incentive, right? he's going to pull that jacket right off the guy or bite it. >> sarah: that's how they get them to do everything is hold a treat in front of their nose. all these dogs want to --. >> christa: here's the real treat or the trick, if he crowd physically remove it from the pocket and lift up the flap, that would be something, right? >> sarah: coming up next, we're following breaking news. apple announcing it's going the fight a judge's order to hack the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters.
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shot and killed leaving a bar. the latest on the investigation. >> christa: and the mbta inspecting its fleet of orange line trains overnight. what we've learned happened just before some riders had to bust out windows last night. >> sarah: plus the pope lashes out at a crowd when at least one person gets too forceful with
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>> it's 6:45, time to know and go. >> reporter: breaking news mark shot and killed outside of a randolph bar. the search for the suspects didn't last listening. >> reporter: some passengers panic on the orange line when smoke. >> sarah: breaking overnight, apple's strong response to a judge's order to break into the san bernardino shooter's phone. welcome back. it's time to know and go. oming up. >> christa: let's start off with weather, always the most important thing of the day, at least at this hour. >> chris: need to know what's going on for the rest of the day, don't we, christa? some patchy black ice will melt we mid-morning. temperatures close to freezing now. that storm we had last night with all of the rain and wind now off shore and in its wake some cooler air and even colder air back through the great lakes. that colder air arriving for tomorrow. so instead of 40s tomorrow afternoon, we'll replace it with 30s. upper 30s this afternoon in the worcester hills. about 44 in the city of boston.
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but we have the sunshine back. and we also have lighter winds back, winds just about 10mph throughout the day. clear and cool tonight. 20 to 28 degrees. and then we focus on tomorrow as being the coldest day over the next several. and even at that, it's not all that cold. seasonably cold. that means temperatures lower to middle 30s. bit of a breeze picking up. mostly sunny skies. at the coastline, more clouds around and a potential for passing snow shower down across the cape on thursday. friday looking quiet. upper 30s. friday night, a couple scattered snow showers working in. could have a flurry or sprinkle on saturday, but overall the weekend looking quiet. afternoon temperatures saturday and sunday well into the 40s. >> time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. here's a look at the expressway. pretty big back-up here. let's go to the maps. we have an accident in dorchester northbound just before the tunnel. this is actually an accident involving a truck right at southhampton street on the
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south of town, route 3, 24, 95, no issues to tell you about there. the pike from framingham into boston, slow and go, but in major delays. we have two incidents north of town, still keeping an eye on this accident in lowell. this is 495 northbound at route 3, and then we have an overturned vehicle. this is 93 southbound at route 133. so 93 heading into boston, slow and go, especially after 128. you can see all thread there. route 1 not looking too bad, though, this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 20 minutes on the expressway. 26 minutes on 93 southbound from 128 into boston. back to you, guys. >> christa: all right, danielle. let's track some breaking news at 6:47. that's about a deadly shooting in randolph. >> sarah: it happened outside a bar. this morning one person is under arrest. let's send it out the 7's nicole oliverio, who joins us with the very latest. >> nicole: sarah, i can tell you police just cleared the scene here in randolph. just a few minutes ago. but what we know, man was shot
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as the city limits bar and saloon shut down here in randolph. now, it's believed that police were already on the seaboard for a disturbance call when they heard those shots fired. it was because of that that they managed to catch that suspect almost immediately. the district attorney saying that police caught that suspect moments afterward just across the street here on north main street. now, what remains unclear is what led up to the shooting. police will not say whether or not the victim was targeted, but they do say that this was an isolated incident and that the public does not have to worry. so again, taking a live look here out at the scene where police have cleared. we me man in his 20s was shot and killed. that suspect will appear in court later this morning. live in randolph, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nicole. thank you. strong winds causing a wall to suddenly crumble at a car dealership in raynham last night. you can see the damage in this picture that a viewer sent us to. it appears the wall fell right on top of a car you see parked there.
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>> sarah: the mbta inspecting orange line trains overnight after a panel fell off one and landed on the tracks. that led to tense moments where passengers kicked out the windows to get off the train. 7's victoria warren live at the state street stop with more on what happened. vicki? >> victoria: pretty scary situation for passengers. it has prompted the mbta to check all orange line trains because when this panel fell off, it hit the third rail, things started to smoke and some passengers did panic. some pictures from passengers in the tunnel below, the tunnel was filling with smoke. some passengers had to actually kick out the windows to exit the train. so there were two trains involved. one train, the panel fell off of it. it went over the panel and hit the third rail, started to smoke that. train pulled into the platform. passengers were able to exit. but the second train behind it couldn't fully pull into the platform. the doors wouldn't open. and that's why the passengers had to use those windows as an exit. so the butts -- mbta says they
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were nervous. the fire department assures us that at no point were any passengers in any imminent danger, and there were no injuries, though that pam, it's a 12-foot-long panel, fell off one of these orange line trains overnight. the mbta checked all orange line trains. they are expecting service to be normal today. it resumed last night. live this morning in boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: police in south boston are investigating after a ten-month-old baby was found unresponsive in a bathtub. paramedics were called to the apartment on logan way last night. they performed c.p.r. before taking the baby to the hospital. there is no word yet on the child's condition this morning. >> sarah: a murder mystery in malden after a woman was found dead in her home. officials say police found the woman's body during a well-being check at the apartment complex on broadway street monday night. they have not identified the victim or said how she died, but they don't believe it was a random incident. >> christa: and a 21-year-old man headed to court today charged with intentionally
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truck up in lowell. investigators say the driver struck the 15-year-old friday while he was out riding his bike. apparently the two had been in an argument. right now the teen is being treated at a boston hospital. ism we're following breaking news involving apple. the computer giant announcing it will fight a judge's order to hack the iphone of the san bernardino shooter. 7's nancy chen is here with apple's explanation. nancy? >> nancy: sarah, apple's c.e.o. says f.b.i. wants the them to create new software to let them into that shooter's iphone. the f.b.i. announced last week they weren't able to open one of the phones recovered from the attackers, and that's why they want apple's help. this ruling is the first of its kind. the couple, as you might remember, killed 14 people, hurt 22 others in that shooting spree back in december. and apple c.e.o. tim cook said in a statement overnight that this software they're requesting does not exist yet. cook goes on the say in the wrong hands this software, which does not exist today, would have the potential to unlock any
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possession. cook also says while the government may argue that the this case. there is no way to guarantee such control. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: a brand-new poll out this hour in the race for the white house. it shows hillary clinton and bernie sanders neck and neck out in nevada ahead of saturday's caucus. this is a cnn poll. it finds 48% of caucus-goers support clinton and sanders gets 47%. clinton holds a slight lead with women and sanders does well with younger voters. meantime, the republican candidates are campaigning in south carolina with the primary there just days away now. there are some political punches being thrown. in fact, even the president is getting in on the fray here. president obama predicting the american people will not elect donald trump for president. >> and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. and i think they recognize that
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job. >> our borders are like swiss cheese. this man has done such a bad job, he has set us back so far, and for him to say that actually is a great compliment, if you want to know the truth. >> christa: trump continues to lead his republican rivals by double-digits down in south carolina. and the republican candidates are gearing up for town hall events as well. msnbc will air back-to-back specials with donald trump and ohio governor john kasich. meantime, ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio will appear at a town hall on cnn. >> sarah: the body of justice antonin scalia will lie in repose at the supreme court on friday. the court will hold a private ceremony before the hall is opened to the public. funeral services are set for saturday at the national shrine in washington, d.c. burial plans have not yet been announced, but many former justices are buried at arlington national cemetery. lawyers for bill cosby will be in boston today. insurer a.i.g. is suing to avoid
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seven women who claim cosby raped them. a.i.g. issued cosby protection from defamation in 2014. they say that only protects him from defamation, liable or slander but doesn't protect from any actual allegations of sexual misconduct or harassment. >> christa: pope francis showing a rare bit of actor in mexico when excited fans accidentally pull him on to a child in a wheelchair. the pope or the people grabbing his arm and pulling him into the crowd. the pope wasn't hurt, but he begins shouting at the crowd to stop being selfish. he wraps up his visit to mexico coming up today. >> sarah: an 18-year-old man from florida is accused of practicing medicine without a license. police arrested malachi love robinson tuesday afternoon allegedly giving a physical exam to a female undercover officer. love robinson opened a medical clinic back in january. relatives called the health department concerned that he had
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>> christa: patriots linebacker jerod mayo is retiring from football. the eight-year veteran posting a message on instagram last night writing, "after a lot of thought, chantel and i take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude for what we consider a life-changing event, that is becoming a new england patriot for the past eight years. we're extremely grateful to thunder cat, that's his nickname for robert kraft,, jonathan, the patriots organization and the most amazing fans for contributing to these pages of our lives. as my family and i prepare for the future, be sure pats' memories will always hold a special place in our hearts. new this morning, some of his teammates are posting tributes. julian end animal saying con grants on a great career, proud to call you a teammate. also chandler jones saying, "mentor, teammate, friend, honored to have played next to you." >> sarah: a devils forward might be up for an acting award following his performance in
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he took an obvious dive in an attempt to draw a penalty. the opposing player was called for slashing, but blandisi was also sent to the penalty box for embellish. there you have it, people. >> christa: embellishment. chris, you never do that. >> chris: the late kick with the knees bending up, a little exaggeration, right? black ice this morning, no embellish. there. we have slippery spots. driveways and sidewalks, temperatures close to freezing. taking the kiddos up north, white mountains, green mowngs, temperatures 20s to 30s. down here a couple scattered snow showers overnight friday. maybe a passing snow shower or flurry on saturday. no big storms even as we head into monday of next week. >> christa: enjoy the day, everybody. thanks for spending some time i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french.
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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good morning. the government versus the tech giant. apple's ceo vows to fight a judge's order forcing it to hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino killers. is the company taking a stand for its customers or making it harder for law enforcement to keep us safe? southern discomfort. the republican presidential candidates brawl in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary. even the president gets in on the action. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. >> donald trump, quick to respond.

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