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tom: now at 11:00, supporters of the victim in the saint paul' s sex assault case say they' re satisfied with today' s sentence. >> we are here to change the practices so this doesn' t happen to another young woman again. tom: the jail time owen labrie will serve. mike: a taste of spring warmth with 70' s for many today but it cools down to normal soon. a look into the weekend ahead. shelley: democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton campaigns in littleton. the types of jobs she wants to bring to the region. tom: a former furniture store is getting a new purpose. the plans to open a drug rehab center in manchester. shelley: it' s been 5 years since a mother was found shot dead in her gilford home. why the still unsolved murder of bobbie miller isn' t being called a cold case. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 nine tonight. shelley: saint paul'
s school graduate owen labrie will serve a year in jail in connection to the sexual assault of an underclassman as part of a tradition known as the senior salute. good evening, i' m shelley walcott. tom: i' m tom griffith. before learning his punishment, owen labrie heard from the wmur' s kristen carosa has more from today' s sentencing. kristen: the victim in this case statement before labrie was sentenced. she spoke about how this has impacted her life and why she is fighting so hard for justice. >> to this day i still feel numb. >> appearing by video, the girl who was sexually assaulted by her st. paul' s classmate owen labrie recalls the day it >> i will never understand why the offender raped me. >> labrie has been sentenced to one year in jail and 5 years of probation. the victim says what labrie did
suffering. >> what he did to me made me feel like i didn' t belong on this planet and that i would be better off dead. >> she says she has trouble sleeping and can' t concentrate at school. >> any time i am touched unexpectedly my entire body jolts. >> she admits it' s been hard to share this story but it' s one that has to be told. >> why i am so adamantly pushing for justice for myself is because i am not only pushing for myself but for others as well. >> after the sentencing, victim advocates and representatives of the family applauded her strength. >> the public has been exposed to an undeniable truth in this case which is that predators don' t come in only one mold, they can be scholar athletes, community leaders, teachers, parents and friends.
>> the family is very satisfied that the judge understood who the defendant is, understood that he is not who he reports to be. >> labrie will have to register as a sex offender he can apply to be removed from the registry 15 years after serving his sentence. >> i think he is going to deal with this the way he has been dealing with the case the whole time, he is going to turn to his family, friends and loved ones, they will be giving him a lot of support, he is a strong young man, he is trying to make the best of what is obviously a tough situation. kristen: labrie will not begin serving his sentence right away. he' s allowed to remain free on bail while he appeals his conviction. kristen carosa, wmur news 9. shelley: jurors in labrie' s trial reached a mixed verdict, finding him guilty of a felony charge of using a computer to lure a minor for a sex act, as well as three misdemeanor sexual assault charges. however, the jury acquitted him on three felony sex assault charges a distinction that legal , experts say was important to
>> it seems that the judge was, he was certain to make sure that everyone knew that he was sentencing mr labrie on the offenses for which he was convicted, not on the offenses for which he was acquitted. and i think perhaps the state' s argument was more focused on the offenses for which he was acquitted. shelley: legal experts say the appeals process in this case could take from 18 months to a year. tom: in commitment 2016, the campaign trail took hillary clinton to the north country today. the democratic presidential candidate held a rural economic roundtable in littleton this evening. our stephanie woods was there, and reports that clinton attacked the issues but not her fellow candidates. >> a day after the contentious 3rd republican presidential debate, hillary clinton spoke at littleton high school and went toe-toe with one young granite stater.
but how can you do that with the whitewater scandal, bengazi, and the deleted emails? read my 11 hours of testimony. i hope you enjoy it. about 300 of hillary clinton' s s supporters and at least one opponent. filled a littleton classroom thursday for a roundtable discussion. candidates hammered clinton s presidential debate. >> whenever i actually have a job, republicans say really nice things about me. whenever i' m running for a job, oh my goodness. >> but the former secretary of state focused on the issues. clinton stressed the need for diplomacy over military action with countries like iran. >> now there were a lot of people, in our own country and in other countries, who said diplomacy will never work, you need to take military action now and just bomb them. that was the argument, but
certainly not what the president and i believed. >> the democratic hopeful said she would make community college free and state college more affordable. >> if your family can contribute something, they will. if they can' t, they won' t. the student will be asked to work 10 hours. now some people have disagreed with me on this, but i had to work through school, and i think it' s good for a young person to work for his or her education. >> clinton aims to create more clean energy jobs in rural areas like littleton, an issue at the core of rival senator bernie sanders' campaign. >> i also want to do everything i can to make rural america a leader in clean energy. energy superpower of the 21' st century. >> senator sanders will begin a two-day swing through the state on friday. stephanie woods. wmur news 9. tom: a day after the third republican debate, presidential candidate jeb bush arrived to campaign in new hampshire. this evening, he held a town
hall meeting in new london, where he talked about the issues he' s passionate about and why he wants to lead the country. earlier in the day, he picked up the endorsement of former senator and governor judd gregg. >> he has put forward more substantive thoughts and ideas then all of the other candidates combined. and they are good ideas. >> i just appreciate the fact that they see in me like maybe their looking in the mirror a little bit. seeing someone who actually has a proven record of success and doesn' t want toi talk about things wants to solve problems. tom: bush says he' ll be spending a lot of time in new hampshire as he tries to re-energize his campaign. he' ll be back next week for a multi day bus tour around the state. shelley: for generations, c.a. hoitt furniture was a staple in the manchester community. now this landmark building has been sold to developers, who intend to use it as ground zero, for the fight against drugs in
the veteran real estate developer says he' s morning -- joining the war on drugs. he joined other city leaders to announces purchase of the old points furniture building. the plan to turn the facility on the corner of valley and wilson streets into a multitiered rehab center for recovery services like hope for new hampshire and others. >> are going to be opening up additional space who other nonprofit that come it so therefore we have supportive services. shelley: his business partner is mary to melissa crews, board chair for hope to new hampshire. she came emotional as she described additional plans to provide low-cost housing for those in treatment. >> i just love the feeling of this building and it' s amazing. having the upper to force to
shelley: she said the location was key. >> we are one block east of the police station. we are in walking distance to where there be the hospital, walgreens, any of the grocery or this location. family say they are proud the manchester' s retail needs for more than 60 years will now be used to help people in need of overcoming addiction. >> we as a family could not be happier. shelley: the hope is to get the recovery center open in the next few months. tom: a middle school in lowell, massachusetts, is getting a serious cleaning tonight. dozens of students got sick at sullivan middle school this morning. about 60 students said they weren' t feeling well, and 5 were taken to a local hospital. in a statement, the school
viral-type symptoms. >> my best friend, she said she drank the water, but i could see in her face she was about to throw up. >> right now, there' s a cleaning company in the school, cleaning the area where they had all the kids accumulate in case this becomes some type of virus or whatever, we' re just doing preventative maintenance. tom firefighters ruled out : carbon monoxide poisoning as the source of the problem. shelley: a new hampshire family is still waiting for answers five years after a woman was found dead in her home in gilford. >> it' s almost like the end of the world for me. they killed the rest of my life. shelley coming up on news 9 : tonight bobbie miller' s mom is speaking publicly for the first time since her daughter' s death. her new push to get this murder solved. mike: another weekend is just about here, so will we see bright skies both saturday and sunday. the forecast is coming up. tom: let' s take a look at this ulocal hot shot. this is adrianna' s first halloween she has her costume
u-local do if you think we can grow our economy while ignoring climate change, think again. america's most innovative companies are already moving to clean energy using existing technology to improve their bottom line. now we need a plan to help businesses and families across america to save money on electricity and create millions of new jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030. so, what are we waiting for? shelley: 21 people were taken to the hospital after a plane caught fire. one had serious injuries. the jet'
s left engine caught fire as it taxied for takeoff at fort lauderdale, florida' s airport. passengers quickly evacuated using the emergency slides. the flight was headed to venezuela and was operated by dynamic airways. the airport closed briefly after the fire. china will no longer limit couples to just one child but the country has not entirely lifted its control over family size. the government announced today that it will allow urban couples to have two children. china implemented the one-child policy more than 30 years ago, saying it was necessary to prevent shortages of water and other resources. it has allowed rural families to have more children. tom: for 5 years, the family of roberta ' bobbie' miller has struggled with the pain of losing a loved one. and compounding their heartache, they don' t know who murdered the mother of two in her gilford home and why. tonight, miller' s mother is speaking for the first time about how this unsolved murder
has devastated the family. wmur' s andy hershberger has her story. >> i miss her voice. bobbie would call me every week and say hi mom. it' s me bobbie. i miss her voice. andy: for madeleine blake the memories of her murdered daughter, bobbie miller, are vivid and they are everywhere. >> oh what a beautiful morning. >> there' s this music box that bobbie made and a picture book put together after she was killed. but there' s one memory that madeleine would like to erase. >> and i looked at the tv and i saw woman in gilford shot and i knew it was bobbie. that was it. >> it' s been 5 years since madeleine got that horrible news and now she is speaking publicly find her daughter'
s killer and get some answers. it was halloween 2010 and bobbie, who lived alone with her yellow lab sport in gilford, had spent at least part of her weekend making new window boxes. her body was found by family. >> we know the murder occurred right inside her home. i can tell you it was multiple gunshot wounds and we know that whoever it was also chose to on her dog. >> it' s almost like the end of the world for me. they killed the rest of my life. whoever did this did it to the whole family. it ended my life. it did. >> it really just takes your breath away. t expect this. nobody does. this kind of thing happens to it doesn' t happen to you. dionne' s older sister and one of six children. she was a 54-year-old mother of
she was killed. her family says she was going back to school to study business. prosecutors say there was no sign of forced entry, won' t speculate on a motive and don' t know how many people may be involved. every homicide is unique and >> challenging. this one has had it' s challenges just like any other and some of them have included witnesses that we believe are out there who have information that for one reason or another have not come forward. >> to generate leads, the family has put together this web site called bobbies soup, named for a favorite spinach soup that madeleine made every year on her daughter' s birthday. they have also recently put up a billboard on route 104 in meredith offering a 53,000 dollar reward. >> we' re just trying to strike a nerve. somebody' s got to know something. it may seem trivial, but enough small pieces of the puzzle get
it can help solve this case. it' s going to be there for the rest of my life and my children. every one. it will be there. it will always be there. >> even after five years, this case it technically not considered cold since prosecutors say workable leads continue to come in. ken dionne says it' s become easier for him to talk about his sister' s murder, but only because he knows silence won' t help. at 85-years-old, madeleine hopes some day to see justice. it' s like part of me died with her. that part is gone and will never be again. because you think about it every day. every day. that can never come back. >> anyone with information about bobbie miller' s murder is asked to call the new hampshire state police tip line at 223:3860 or
unit at 223:8573. andy hershberger. wmur news 9. >> now, mike haddad with your storm watch nine forecast. mike: 76 degrees the official high temperature in the state capital, only three off the record of 79 set way back in 1918. however, we did record record at the coast. portsmouth topping off at 75. the record was 72 so a record broken along the coast today. even up north it hit the upper 60' s to around 70. right now changes are beginning to build in. a couple of scattered showers working in two northern new hampshire and western maine. outside of that it is dry.
fall off a little bit but still remain above the average for an 11:00 reading, low 50' s is still quite mild, relatively speaking, not nearly as warm as several hours back in 24 hours ago when it was starting to warm up. winds out of the west beginning to diminish a little bit. it will drive in seasonably chilly air back up into canada and the northern plains and through the great lakes. this is the air mass that takes over for tonight, tomorrow, saturday, and sunday. then a good part of next week, temperatures jump right back above average, especially tuesday and on. a few showers across the north country later tonight into early more morning. not a lot happening in central and southern new hampshire. lots of sunshine for friday, jumping ahead to tomorrow night, fair skies and seasonably chilly. lots of sunshine on halloween day saturday.
then a few clouds rolled in late in the afternoon or early evening but it will be dry for trick-or-treaters for saturday evening. i temperatures tomorrow much lower than today. lower to mid 50' s in southern new hampshire and similar temperatures on saturday. what about halloween forecast? at-bat spooky at all. starts off at around 50 at 5:00 in evening and inns up at about the at 9:00 or 10:00. then temperatures warm up a few degrees as we go into sunday. sunday is our next chance a showers. don' standard time early sunday morning. batteries in your smoke and carbon oxide the tech. tuesday. tom: not scary at all.
the astros there in white. madison lolicata is wide open up top she sends it on net and it bounces past the goalie. 1-0 pinkerton then another bid for pinkerton by lolicata but lancers goalie rachel simkevich with some great saves and then a clear by hannah cohen but the astros do score again abigail amato with a great effort out front. astros win 2-0 they play for the championship at sunday in 2:30 bedford against winnacunnet semifinals lebanon against souhegan at manchester memorial top ranked lebanon in white frsehman katherine berthasavage with a great centering pass to madeline hastings she scores and the raiders were up 2-0 souhegan still fighting sophomore abigail cranney on a breakaway.
lead to 2-1. girls soccer, division i preliminary round between bedford in the white uniforms, merrimack in bedford. bedford in the white uniforms, saylor clark gets behind the defense, and banks it off the far post. that gave bedford a 2-0 lead how about the save by merrimack' s emma faye, mia roy with a great chance, but faye makes a great save, bedford able to hold on for the 2-0 win. this week' s hometown hero is hoping to lead the saint thomas football team to an undefeated regular season, and possibly a state championship stephen hedberg is a 2-year starter for the saints. he broke the state record for passing touchdowns in a single season last year throwing 35. he has 22 to his credit so far this season, which is actually two more than he had at this point last year. averaging nearly 50 points per game. goal this year. the source just playing the game , it' s all about winning games.
knowing my teammates, i' m a lot for comfortable that i was last year and it' s been a lot easier this year. jamie: all your scores and highlights this time tomorrow. to durham, where you know the unh football team is happy to be home. they are gearing up to host rhode island on saturday at one. former bedford hs star james capparell could be the starting quarterback for uri in this one. time. games. delaware. but they will be favored to win this one at home. m disappointed with the effort and execution. we play to pretty good teams, them on the road. >> it can be frustrating at times, but the coach has been pretty good about having us go
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