tv News 9 Daybreak ABC October 29, 2015 6:00am-7:00am EDT
why the sean: it is sentencing day for a former concord prep school student convicted of sexual assault. erin: the gloves came off as the republican presidential hopefuls debated for the third time and they attacked each other. kevin: soggy start to the day but earning a lot warmer through the afternoon and even more changes for the weekend. we will have the details ahead. sean: more retail spaces coming to manchester. when the stores could open in the former sylvania plant plant. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
erin: we had some downpours overnight. still raining out there in some spots this morning. sean: the rain and the wind causing a few problems out there with some scattered power outages around the state. it got windy out there. kevin: the rain chances, the wind, and the chances of thunder still out there for the midafternoon. we do have the wet highways from the rainfall that moved in during the evening and overnight hours. the first moving into western areas of the state while we have the cold front for western new york that will move through the state into the afternoon. there will be dry hours and warmer temperatures. we start off in the 50' s and 60' s. 60' s to lower 70' s this
much more on that in your weekend coming up. let' s take a look at your ride through the granite state. we are joined by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning. 89 northbound is moving along well, but we do need to keep in mind the wet roadways slowing things down a little bit in the speed limit department. 89 southbound coming back into the concord area, no problems through new london and warner. 93 is ok on the southbound side making your way through the tolls and at the split with 293. we are not seeing any delays manchester to salem. 101 a eastbound, we are seeing some delays through there. out of the seacoast, no problems on 95 in either direction area this report is being brought to you by peter honda, nissan, and kia of nashua. from the wzid traffic network,
i' m deborah david sent for 95.7 wzid. erin: sentencing is set for today for owen labrie, the st. paul graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a female student. sean: the defense filed paperwork yesterday with the judge including a dozen letters from his friends and family. ray brewer is life outside superior court in concord where he will learn his fate today. good morning. ray: good morning. the 43-page memo filed by the defense claims that owen labrie made a mistake as a high school senior but should not have to life. the jury convicted him of misdemeanor sexual assault and a felony count of using a computer to seduce or entice a child under the age of 16. the jury did not find him guilty of forcible sexual assault charges, but he still faces the possibility of having to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. defense attorney jay carney is asking for just probation and friends
and family say he has suffered enough, and closing -- including losing his scholarship to harvard. >> the judge has to also consider deterrence. the judge us to consider what kind of message this sends two other young men that may be out there engaged in similar conduct. ray: prosecutors did not file their memo in the case before the court closed yesterday, but they are expected to file paperwork before sentencing this afternoon and we will bring you that sentence on-air and online as soon as that happens. reporting live, ray brewer. erin: sparks flew at times during last night' s republican presidential debate. the third time the candidates have faced off. this time, it was not only donald trump in the line of fire or making the comments. bazi kanani reviews what was at times a chaotic stage. >> folks, we'
ve got to wake up. bazi: right from the start, the front runners come under attack. >> we are on the verge perhaps of picking someone who cannot do this job. bazi: a classic trump counterpunch. >> then his poll numbers tanked, that is why he is on the end. and he got nasty. you know what? you can have him. bazi: the real estate mogul further blasted john kasich for his ties to lehman brothers. another sparring match as jeb bush goes after marco rubio for missing senate votes to campaign. >> when you signed up for this, this is a six-year term and you should be showing up to work. >> someone has convinced you that attacking me will help you. bazi: rubio compared himself to john mccain and others who missed votes during presidential campaigns. chris christie drew applause for his slam on a question about
>> we have $19 trillion in debt, we have people out of work, we have isis and al qaeda attacking us, and we are talking about fantasy football? [applause] bazi: as the candidates battled, they found agreement on one thing -- ted cruz vented their shared frustration with the moderators. >> this is not a cage match. how about talking about the substantive issues people care about? [applause] erin: republican party leaders are bashing the moderators for questions they claimed were aimed at stirring up the fighting matches and not focused on policy. bazi kanani, abc news, washington. erin: we want to know what you think about who emerged on top. the results are not even close. take a look at this. nearly half said the donald trump won. ted cruz. just 5% of you say ben carson
won the debate despite his surge of support in recent days. you can still weigh in. sean: investigators say a gas heater being used to drive some drywall sparked a fire in a home under construction in derry last night. a neighbor reported the fire. when firefighters arrived on stone fence drive, they found flames in the front foyer. the fire did burn through the floor into the basement, but the damage was contained. manchester police have seized about 1500 hits of heroin worth more than 10,000 dollars after a single arrest. multiple drug charges after heroin in his car. erin: a new mini mall is coming to the city of manchester. the former sylvania plant is being transformed into 3000
some sections will be knocked down, but the structure will be maintained. the mayor says this will help bring more people to the area. >> i know they' re working to get some anchors in there. people have been calling when christmas tree shops, trader joe' things. i will leave that up to the developers, but it is a great manchester. erin: there could be tenants in the new complex within the year. sean: still to come, working to protect granite state children, the ideas being discussed when it comes to abuse cases and response. erin: halloween is a couple of days away, but you might be surprised by the amount americans are spending to dress up their pets. sean: a heartbreaking loss, but help is pouring in for a sandown
kevin: we start out with the rainfall pulling away. there are two other batches, one-run the morning commute and one in the afternoon. the could be a couple of rumbles of thunder or downpours left over. some ponding on area roadways. talk about the warmth and how long it lasts coming up. sean: the state attorney general is offering two key recommendations to better protect the most vulnerable children in new hampshire. erin: a committee will propose legislation to improve the way agencies like dcyf work with police. one problem is that law enforcement cannot always access all the records involving a
child' s death. he also wants records of all child abuse complaints, whether they are founded or not, held for a longer period of time. >> it sets the context for what our involvement could be. if there was legislation, our staff would probably be cheering and now we are going to have the history we need to understand the dynamics of the family. erin: the committee is also thinking of establishing a response team that would be available 24/7 to look into allegations of abuse. right now, complaints are only handled during weekday business hours. sean: it has been nearly five years since bobbie miller was found shot to death in her guilford home. her family is hoping this billboard offering a $53,000 reward will help find her killer. someday to see justice for her daughter. >> it was like the end of the world for me.
whole family. it ended my life. it did. sean: we take you inside the bobbie miller murder mystery and find out why it is not being called a cold case on news 9 tonight at 11:00. erin: the pain of not knowing for that mother. coming up, helping students focus in the classroom while also getting exercise. unique idea is working. sean: i' ve got to get one of
two fighter jets were scrambled to track the blimp as the tether brought down power lines. erin: bad news for drinkers in the u.k. it appears that that area is facing a national shortage of gin all because of the availability of a key ingredient -- juniper. a plant disease is killing off the juniper in scotland and nearly 80% of the current supply is already useless. there is a new pedestrian bridge in manchester connect inc. the manchester pistacaquog trail with the goffstown rail trail. you can now walk almost eight miles on the trials between northeast l to dental stadium and goffstown' s village center. new parking is coming soon. you can learn more on the escape outside section of wmur.com. sean: the teacher in maine has found a unique way to help
josh lambert installed a few fit desks, basically stationary bicycle with a desk. students can hop on for a few minutes or for the whole 80 minute math class. even during tests. >> after the course of 80 minutes, someone will start moving there but a lot of tapping or tapping their five and everybody is like, stop tapping. i will say, hop on the bike. instantly, they are back focused. sean: back focused just like that. lambert said other teachers are taking notice and are looking to get grants to try the same thing. erin: more and more people are buying costumes for their pets. the national retail federation predicts that 20 million people will dress up their pets this halloween. at a cost of $350 million. we go crazy for our pets, don' t we? some of the most popular options
this year are darth vader, yoda, batman, superman, and a lion. i saw a hotdog costume once. sean: that is cute. erin: that is pretty cute. sean: i wish i could read the cat or dog' costume. kevin: maybe you don' t want to. it might be a rant. erin: are you going to dress of shiloh? kevin: she wants no part of this. we will probably give her benadryl to calm her down for the evening. sean: my cat gets very panicky. kevin: it is not easy on the pats all the time -- pets all the time. we start with the rainfall totals in the last 24 hours. these numbers will go up over the next 12 hours because we have two more areas of rain to get through. a couple of spots even over the two inches of rain already. we are looking at the rainfall
to be ending this morning and then the chance of a thunder shower this afternoon. there should be some dryer hours mixed in between. we go from the 60' half of the 70' s this afternoon. behind a cold front. there is a look at it. you will notice the other band of rain making its way through behind the soaking rainfall we evening. there is still this front. we could have a couple of thundershowers early to mid afternoon before pulling away late in the day. if you are headed out on the morning commute, a lot of water out on the area roadways. we cannot rule out a couple of rumbles of thunder for each of the two batches today. s to upper 60'
morning. we will continue to see s s today. the front back to the west comes in in between those two batches. we may have just enough time to get temperatures from the 60' s into the lower 70' s. once skies clear later tonight, the cooler air starts to rush in. fair skies and a pretty good which lightens up for the night. full sunshine for saturday with temperatures mid 40' s to mid 50' s. we will continue to see another chance of showers by sunday. it looks like maybe just another passing shower or two. it should be warmer through the day today with the southwest
under -- that thunder shower. the west wind continues to bring in the cooler air. you can see the cooler air reflected in most of your seven-day forecast. looking good for both nights for the trick-or-treaters, friday night or saturday night. daylight savings time ends saturday, see you will want to fall back on saturday night. when you get up sunday morning, you will be a little bit more refreshed. erin: falling back is so much better than springing forward. kevin: i' m still trying to catch up with that hour i lost. sean: you will get there. [laughter] sean: maybe sunday morning. ray: owen labrie will find out today how much time, if any, he will spend in jail. he was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault and a felony count of using a computer to seduce a child under the age of
sean: manchester police say they seized 300 grams of heroin during a traffic stop, enough to provide about 1500 hits. a new mini mall is coming to the city of manchester. the former sylvania plant is being transformed into 3000 square feet of retail space. the first stores could be open by this time next year. erin: coming up, imagine walking through a driving rainstorm and
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stop the water around you as you walk through, so you don' t get wet even without an umbrella. that is why they are walking slowly. you might get wet if you want to quickly. erin: it is really cool. next, a couple just got special pictures taken to celebrate their engagement and their dog stole the show. sean: their docs and started -- dauscah haund really enjoys the fall leaves and the camera and megan thinks he might be jealous of her future husband and just kind of acting out. erin: he is completely blocking the fiance . [laughter] sean: oh boy. louie wants to get in there too. erin: basketball is back. we will check out highlights
>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. sean: good morning, everybody. thursday, october 29. a very stormy overnight. rain coming down and lots of the state. erin: kids have no fear. you are not going to have reigned for trick-or-treating tomorrow or the next day. good news for trick-or-treaters. our top stories. the concord prep school graduate found guilty of sexually assaulting a fellow student will be sentenced today. owen labrie may be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. a newmarket mother is facing charges after police say she tried to push one for children under water in a bathtub.
people across the state are rallying to help the family of a nine-year-old boy who passed away unexpectedly last week. wipers work. you are going to need them. kevin: the best thing to do is factor in a few extra minutes. moving through. there are some breaks in the overcast behind this. warm up. that moves through and then another front makes its way in from the west around midafternoon. temperatures will be up into the 60' s to lower half of the 70' s. sean: it is going to feel like early september out there. let' s check out the roads. we have a wet i-93. we are joined live by deb davidson. deb: good morning. those batches of heavy rain are slowing things down, causing
give yourself some extra time. 93 south is a good ride right now. we are seeing some slowdowns south of the hooksett tolls. 293 is slow through the mill yard. if you are on 101 a eastbound, you are seeing pretty heavy delays at 111. give yourself extra time. 93 south is a very tough ride from andover into boston. that is due to some heavy wind, rain, and numerous accidents at this time. this report is being brought to you by peter' s, nissan, and nashua -- and kia of nashua. erin: the concord prep school grad convicted of sexually assaulting a fellow student will learn his fate today. sean: owen labrie sylvania plant --owen labrie is scheduled to appear in court for his sentencing.
yesterday, the defense submitted a memorandum to the judge, including dozens of letters from family and friends. ray brewer joins us live with a preview of the sentencing today. good morning. ray: good morning. the message repeated over and over again in that memo, 43 pages long, was that the --owen labrie made a mistake as a high school senior and should not have to pay for it for the rest of his life area -- life. he is preparing to learn his the campus of the saint paul' s school in may 2014. the jury convicted him of misdemeanor sexual assault and a felony count of using a computer under the age of 16. asking a judge for probation. we can expect kearny to paint a
>> what you can expect to see is defense. they know they have their work cut out for them in order to keep him from going to jail. letters in the 43 page memorandum that he has already lost his scholarship to harvard, must report as a sex offender, and will forever be tainted by this case. >> those are all things that the defense are going to argue about punished enough. ray: prosecutors said he raped a s. a jury did not find him guilty charges. his mother writing in her letter that her only child was suicidal and he has been punished beyond a degree that anyone could possibly understand. he could face jail time though. >> ultimately, i would be shocked if they did not
ray: the prosecution is expected to file its own memo before the afternoon. reporting live, ray brewer, wmur. sean: today, the republican presidential candidates are back on the stump after a heated debate last night. nikole killion is in our washington bureau with clash. >> shone, the focus of the debate was supposed to be strictly on the economy, but it [applause] >> the third time not necessarily a charm as the republicans battled in boulder. picking someone who cannot do this job. >> ohio governor john kasich charging out of the gate at the front runners donald trump and ben carson, who steered clear of one another. it was jeb bush and marco rubio who went at it over rubio' s skipped votes in the senate. >> when you signed up for this,
this was a six-year term and you should be showing up to work. >> the only reason you are doing it now is because someone who has convinced you. >> such a nasty question. >> the candidates and the crowd. >> they know. >> turned their fire to the moderators. >> this is not a cage match. donald trump, are you a comic book villain? ben carson, can you do math? how about talking about the substantive issues? [applause] >> after the debate, the rnc disappointing. erin: hillary clinton continues her campaign swing through the granite state today. last night, she spoke at the grover cleveland dinner at the carroll county democrats in bartlett. she started out joking she would try to get everyone out in time
>> a pretty good idea of what to expect as they compete to insult each other, continue demeaning women, double down on trickle-down. it really is like a reality tv show. erin: former secretary of state will be making stops today in littleton and berlin. sean: jeb bush is making stops in new hampshire today, planning to meet with voters in fort smith and hold a townhall meeting in new london. erin: in his weekly online column, are wmur political reporter looks ahead at which candidates will be in the granite state this coming week, plus the desk used 103 years ago to pen the legislation establishing new hampshire' s was a dental primary -- presidential primary is moving to a new home. you can find the column in the politics section of wmur.com. sean: a mother from newmarket is
accused of trying to hold her child underwater in a bathtub. candace griffith pleaded not guilty and did not enter a play for a criminal restraint charge. she has mental health issues according to court documents. police were called to her home last month due to the report of a disturbance. the children' s father said she through one of their children into the bathtub with their close on and try to push them underwater. erin: donations for a sandown family continue to grow. nine-year-old christopher chester died suddenly friday night from congestive heart failure or walking to a neighbors home to deliver cookies. a state medical examiner said he had a genetic heart condition which causes the heart to enlarge. the rare condition can cause sudden cardiac arrest without any symptoms. a gofundme page was set up to help his family cover funeral
>> sometimes it is five dollars, sometimes it is $25, people have donated hundreds of dollars. >> i have seen people -- i have seen such good in people that i have never seen before in my life. i really have. it has absolutely restored my faith in humanity. i can' t believe what people have done for us. erin: if you would like to help this family, you can find a link to the page on wmur.com. sean: the unique benefit is taking place next month to help feed the hungry in new hampshire. local emcees are coming together to put on a hip-hop food drive to benefit the new hampshire food bank. they will hold a concert on november toy five at 3s arts space in portsmouth. to learn more about the event, had to 3sarts.org.
kind of a neat way to do it. erin: great cause. renewed calls for change in massachusetts following the murder of a two-year-old girl. >> it is clear that the department of children and families should have not closed the case in 2013. erin: a new report is highlighting the mistakes made in the case of bella bond. sean: also, dramatic video out of california. a principal is thrown to the floor after trying to break up a fight. kevin: a big shift in time for
kevin: we start out with more rain making its way in. we will have two other batches to get through. southwest winds are going to keep us mild today. it is going to be a huge change temperature-wise. we will have details coming up. erin: a man was arrested in boston for allegedly making a bomb threat on a plane getting ready to take off from logan airport.
had a bomb on a bag in front of other passengers on a united flight. police did not find any explosives and charged him with making a false bomb threat. erin: a new report is documenting the fatal errors made in the case of a little girl found dead on a beach in massachusetts. the body of two-year-old bella bond was discovered on deer island back in june. an independent investigator found that the state social workers failed the little girl when they closed her case in 2013 after receiving reports that her mother was neglecting her. the mother' s boyfriend michael mccarthy is charged with her murder and her mother, rachelle bond, is charged with being an accessory after the fact. her biological father is disappointed in the way the case was handled. >> i' m angry, i' m furious, i' m sad, i' m grieving big-time. i really do believe that if they would have spent more time, she would have been alive. she would have been safer in a foster home with a stranger. erin: dcf says system-wide
reform is underway. governor baker says big changes should be evident by mid-november. sean: a principal in california got mixed up in a fight between three students and ended up being thrown to the floor. the whole thing was caught on camera. you can see one student throw the principal to the floor. the principal got right back up and continue to try to break up the fight. additional officers arrived soon after and arrested three students ages 15 to 13. erin: if you suffer from severe allergies, listen up to this. hundreds of thousands of epinephrine injector' s are being recalled. the company, sanofi, said that the injectors may not deliver the correct amount of a life-saving drug. the recall includes all auvi-q injections currently on the market. sean: police in russia got a big surprised when they pulled over a hearse for speeding. they found half a ton of caviar
packed inside the casket. he said he was rushing to deliver a body, but they were not convinced and decided to search the car. caviar production in russia is strictly regulated and lisa can uttering charges -- police are production and distribution. game two of the world series night. the mets were up 1-0 in the bottom of the fifth when escobar hit to tie the game. game 7-1. series 2-0. erin: the celtics kicked off their season in boston last night hosting the 76ers. in the first quarter, an excellent spin move and score. he played at the tilton school here in new hampshire.
marcus smart drilled a three pointer. the celtics lead at the half 51-40 and ended up winning their opener for the 43rd time in history by the final score of 112-95. the new england patriots are back in action tonight taking on the red-hot miami dolphins. game time is 8:25 in foxboro. sean: today is national cat day. an interesting event is taking place in boston tonight. the internet cap video festival is being held at the berkeley performance center for the second year in a row. it features a collection of videos of amusing and adorable cats. the winner of the golden kittie award will be selected by voters online. how can you possibly decide between all those cute kitties? we have already determined that kevin sits down and watches the videos and he will figure it out for us.
the worst cities to live in the event of a zombie apocalypse on our website. erin: this is really what we are telling you this morning. [laughter] erin: it is based on the number of cemeteries per 50,000 people. coming in at number five, boston. bridgeport, connecticut. hartford, connecticut area connecticut is the best place to be. nashville, tennessee. places. the number one worst city to live in in the event of a zombie apocalypse, providence, rhode island. sean: southern new england, you are in a lot of trouble. erin: you went to school there, sean: i felt like a zombie with the 9:00 classes. [laughter] kevin: run to canada. erin: i know. in canada? cemeteries up this way. sean: canadian zombies.
kevin: you laugh and that will be the next movie. rainfall continuing to pull away from the heaviest overnight. we still have some wet highways and a couple more periods of rain to get through. we continue to see another batch back out through western parts of new york that will come through early to mid afternoon. that is the actual cold front. that means the milder air we have in place should allow temperatures to go into the 60' s and possibly even the lower 70' s. a couple of sunny breaks to go along with it. you can see the front moving through western parts of new york. that starts to make its way in and the cooler air will win out after that. temperatures will return much closer to the average starting tonight and continuing through the weekend. a couple more downpours to get through. we will be adding on to those 1-2 inch totals there.
more widely scattered and could have some rumbles of thunder due to the warmer temperatures we will have in place. it is already warm out there this morning. a lot of 60' s on the map. there are still mid and upper 50' s as you get down in elevation and up in the north country. all in all, temperatures well above normal highs for this time of year to start the day. look at the temperature change today. we are running anywhere between 20 and 40 degrees warmer than yesterday. we will look at the map again tomorrow and it will be a different story. temperatures running from the mid-60' s to the mid-70' s. a couple of thunder showers a possibility by midafternoon. then the cooler air rushes in with cooling skies. -- clearing skies. with sunshine and light winds on saturday, we will start to add clouds on saturday night and the maybe a passing shower on sunday
and that will be the beginnings of yet another warming trend that gets us into the middle of next week. today, 67-75. a chance of a thunder shower this afternoon. southwest winds are going to keep it mild. cooler breeze kicks in tonight. that will be around tomorrow. the temperatures continue through the weekend with chillier nights. it should be great for trick-or-treaters friday night and saturday night, depending on when you are doing that. the warming trend earlier next week gets us back into the 60' s. a huge thank you to the shaker school. they put on a really cool weather presentation for me covering the water cycle, thunderstorms, and all sorts of precipitation. they had great questions about the presentation and more things they wanted to know. they were smart kids who had some great questions. they know me really well. sean: wow. kevin: running pants. sean: wow. kevin: thank you to them at the
they had some really difficult questions about all different kinds of precipitation and the water cycle. a big thank you to them. it was nice to sit back and watch a presentation. erin: i heard you were being schooled. kevin: pretty much. [laughter] showed kids at the manchester their moves. >> 3, 4, 5. erin: "marvel universe live!" held a superhero training camp yesterday. kids played with captain america' through a wall just like the
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as a high school senior and rest of his life. file their own memo before sentencing this afternoon. accused of trying to hold her child underwater in a bathtub. candice griffith has pled not guilty to child endangerment charges. contact with any of her four children. in for the family of a sandown boy who passed away an expected the last week. nine-year-old christopher chester died unexpectedly from congestive heart failure. the gofundme page was set up to $28,000 has been raised. kevin: it is a wet and warm start to the day out there. 50' s. we have another batch of rain moving east, maybe a thunder shower this afternoon. warmer temperatures in between before the cooler reality sets in for tonight. looking good for the trick-or-treaters saturday night
erin: coming up, analysis of the gop debate and they are following the latest developments in the case of owen labrie. they will have a live report from concord and then robin roberts will speak about his sentencing with dan abrams. that is all coming your way next on "good morning america." sean: and the latest on that military blimps that got loose in pennsylvania. they had to scramble some jets. we are back in about 25 minutes. have a great day, everybody. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] there's a better way to specialized surgery that's right for you: lahey hospital and medical center. cardiac teams pioneering innovative treatments... and neurosurgeons at the
i thought southern new hampshire university was only online. but then i visited and saw that there was this amazing campus, with a great campus culture. the community was just amazing, i really feel like this is my family. i've made so many friends here, friends that i know i'll have for life. i have everything i need to succeed right here. there's always something happening here. this is such a fun place to be. everybody really loves what they're doing here.