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now wmur news 9 at 5:00. german investigation is under way tom: the fire broke out on ten rod road this morning, killing one man. jennifer crompton is live at the fire department there now with more. reporter: the home is located in a wooded rural area of farmington near the rochester border. the call came in about 9:27 this morning, and though crew the scene as quickly as they could, it was too late for one man who was living there. it's believed that the blaze started on the second floor. the fire chief confirms that it was the police chief who was first on the scene, he tells us that three people were outside when he got there, including one
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someone told him a fourth person, a man, had gone back in, so he entered the home, searched the first floor, and while the deputy checked the basement, he headed to the stairs. >> i went up onto the stairs of the second floor, but it was just too hot and too smoky and i wasn't able to go any further. we were yelling and trying to get someone to come to us if they were able, but unfortunately we didn't get any response and were driven back by the heavy smoke and the fire. reporter: though no cause has been confirmed, the fire chief says it's a time and a point to remind people to have their heating apparatus and smoke detectors checked and to get out of a fire and to stay out. for now live in farmington, jennifer crompton, wmur news 9. jennifer: two people went to the hospital after a fire on elm street in laconia this
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fire officials say a man suffered burns and a woman suffered smoke inhalation. two cats also died in this fire. officials are investigating but believe it was accidental. and they think it started in a light fixture. tom: granite staters have been displaced in at least five separate fires over the last 24 hours alone. firefighter dealing with these bitterly cold temperatures right now, even southern new hampshire fell into the single digits, but chief meteorologist mike haddad says things are about to warm up a bit. mike: they certainly are. by tomorrow afternoon we're at or above average again. but right now very cold. take a look at where we started the day, four in concord. keep in mind the previous low so far this season had been 16. so well below that. but really not all that cold compared to the average of about 10 or 11. it did dip below zero in the upper valley. just a bit above zero along the coast. highs today recovered a little,
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central southern new hampshire. teens to the north and west, still about 5, 6, 7 below the average for this time of year. right now we're single digits north and teens and 20's elsewhere. tonight another frigid one. so how much warmer will it get starting tomorrow, and what about any changes by the end of the week and the weekend. we'll look at all of that straight ahead. jennifer: manchester police say a 65-year-old woman pulled out a concealed weapon on a man that she says followed her to her apartment complex, and as he tried to grab her she shot him in the chest. tonight he's been charged. suzanne roantree has the latest developments in this case. reporter: it was just after 11:30 last night, manchester police say a 65-year-old woman left her work and stopped at the mobil on the run in south willow street. as she drove away she noticed a
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police say the woman became concerned as the car followed her into her apartment complex on south porter street. she hoped the car would drive away, but instead it parked close to her and as she got out the man ran past her and blocked her path. as the man attempted to grab the woman, she pulled out a handgun and shot 23-year-old michael range. she then ran into the building and called 911. a woman in a dark sedan picked up bontaites and put him into the car. a few minutes later he showed up at the elliot hospital emergency room. reporter: she has a valid concealed carry permit through the manchester police department, as you know new hampshire is different than most states. a concealed carry permit has to be authorized by the chief of police, the local department, where you reside, and of course a background check is conducted and we make sure that people are fit to be armed.
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nonlife threatening injuries was charged with robbery and arraigned at the elliot hospital. tom: president obama got emotional during his press conference today, laying out executive orders on gun control. as sally kidd reports, the new measures focus mainly on boosting background checks for gun buyers. but part of this plan will need congressional approval. reporter: president obama teared up as he recalled the 20 children gunned down in sandy hook elementary school. >> every time i think about those kids, it gets me mad. reporter: now he's taking action. the center piece of his planned expansion in background checks. president obama: anybody in the business of firearms must get a license and conduct background checks or be subject to criminal prosecutions. [applause] reporter: he's directing the f.b.i. and atf to hire more agents to speed up background checks and tone force existing
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to expand access to treatment for mental illness. >> they don't appear to be inconsistent with or a violation of the second amendment. in the sense that they do not prevent people from acquiring firearms. reporter: the n. r.a. says the president is engaging in political rhetoric instead of offering meaningful solutions. a spokesman says, the american people do not need more emotional con descending facts. other gun rights advocates agree. >> he talks about common sense gun laws, well, it's crazy because criminals don't obey the laws and they're not going to obey any of these executive orders that he issues. reporter: sally kidd, wmur news 9. tom: reaction to those executive orders was swift both for and against the president's plan. at 5:30, hear from granite staters about their feelings on
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the board of selectmen approved the anonymous oh donation of several bush master m-4 rifles. the department eliminated long rain firearms two years ago after a suspect was shot and killed during a drug bust. but chief kelly tells us people realized officers didn't have the right tools in case of an active shooter situation. the chief says the guns won't be used right away. first every officer will complete a nationally certified training course. the town scutted attorneys to make sure the donation was legal under state law. jennifer: right now a number of presidential candidates are campaigning here in new hampshire, and several of them spent this day talking about the granite state's heroin epidemic and proposals they have to deal with the crisis. mike cronin live now from where this forum on addiction was held. reporter: five presidential
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talking about what they would do to address addiction if elected. the forum was held at southern new hampshire university. local and state leaders also spoke as well as people who work in treatment and prevention centers. presidential candidates offer different solutions to curb addiction. family. it all starts with getting to those kids that at a very early age. it's protocols, it's busting the dealers, it's having money for rehab, making sure you free up resources at the local level. all these things should be done at once. >> i think that's where government resources have to be moved. we have to take them out of the corrections area and move them to the treatment area. we're still going to be taking care of people, just in a different way. reporter: other candidates also spoke this afternoon as well as people who lived through addictions, some powerful stories there. 6:00. mike cronin, wmur news 9.
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also in new hampshire today. in between a student convention in manchester and a town hall in concord, he stopped by the news 9 studios with his wife. they don't often hit the campaign trail together, but kelly paul helps with speeches and messaging and she lend her eye to another important element of campaigning. >> the only danger of actually having her here is that when i wear the wrong thing she will tell me immediately, instead of after the fact. >> yeah, i do have to send him an e-mail last night. tom: that e-mail was prompted by a blazer over a sweatshirt. they also shared one of the kentucky senator's talents, he's in charge of the thanksgiving turkey with a special recipe that uses fresh herbs tucked under the skin. paul will hold another town hall tonight at 6:30 in exeter. jeb bush and chris christie have town halls starting at 6:00. bush is in derry, christie in rochester.
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a town hall in hooksett. donald trump has an event tonight in claremont. jennifer: some office workers in nashua had to scramble to safety after a car crashed into their building, an elderly driver hit the gas instead of the brake and partially collapsed a small section of wall at a dentist office. andy hershberger has that story. reporter: the whole thing took place in a matter of seconds, and officials say fortunately nobody was hurt. >> very, very loud noises, sounded like a bomb went off, and sure enough a car was there. reporter: julie waters had just left her seat in the reception area of this nashua dental office when a car crashed into the side of the building. >> i yelled for the girls to get out of there, they were both stunned because they were still in the reception area where as i was able to walk around right before it happened, i yelled for them to get out because it sounded like the car was going to come through further. >> all i remember hearing is
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and what not. and i just, everything happened to quickly, but i felt stuff hit me and then i heard the cabinet fall. reporter: vanessa was working closest to the wall when the crash happened, police say an 88 used woman hit the gas instead of the brake, causing the damage. >> there was a big bang and we didn't really know what was going on, we thought it was an earthquake, or i thought it was an earthquake or something. then i started to see the wall falling and the cabinet falling and i pulled vanessa. reporter: they were able to climb out over the counter to safety. police say this was simply an accident and all three women working inside and the driver of the car were uninjured. >> i just see this tv, i don't think this really happened and it just happened. >> it was a wild situation, and i'm glad that nobody got hurt. reporter: nashua police say city officials checked the building and there is no structural damage. the repair work started this
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open. tom: close call, glad everybody is okay. today's cold came with another challenge for mbta passengers. jennifer: up next, what left people stranded again, this this time in bitterly cold temperatures. >> it was kind of like just feel of, great, here we go again. tom: has the cold been enough, true to form the ice that so many are waiting for hasn't taken place. we'll take a look at that coming up. mike: the sunshine out there today, more on the way for wednesday. how long this stretch will last until the next chance of snow or rain showers. jennifer: ahead at 5:30, one resort has opened its newest chair lift, replating the one that injured several skiers last winter. >> i think this is going to probably like maybe yell and hopefully hug me and -- tom: you'll want to see the reaction when this soldier
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tom: time to check traffic, this is 293 north in manchester from the elliott at rivers edge camera.
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rather nicely, but standardly this tuesday night. jennifer: peggy james has a look at the commute. >> hi, yes, looking good on 293. we did have a serious crash in walpole on route 12 in the area of black jack crossing. this did require a medivac to get that cleared out. traffic should be returning to normal, but it was definitely a serious one earlier. otherwise it's looking pretty good coming up 93 from massachusetts, a good ride all the way into manchester, 293 moving well and things are looking good through hooksett and on up into bow and concord. 101 west, slight slowdowns, and the everett turnpike is starting to get busy through merrimack and bedford. 101 is a good ride to and from the seacoast so far this evening. from the wzid traffic network, i'm peggy james. jennifer: riders on the mbta commuter rail ran into more
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tom: two coaches derailed on the back of the haverhill line, no passengers were aboard at the time, but the derailment forced the passengers onto a bus line between lawrence and an andover and contributed to long delays. >> was supposed to be in 8:30, won't be there until probably 10:00. >> it was like just feel a, great, here we go again. tom: investigators are looking into a track failure as the possible cause of that derailment. last year winter weather contributed to days of delays for passengers. here in new hampshire at this time of year, many people are preparing their bob houses or already have them set up. this year we're still waiting for the ice to form, though, and what does this week's cold mean for those conditions? let's go to meteorologist josh judge. josh: we spoke with new hampshire fish and game and say they say nowhere in new hampshire is safe. about an hour ago i took some snapshots of the lakes in our
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weirs beach, as can you see, no ice whatsoever. take a look at the other side over at alton bay, no ice either. lake winnisquam, any ice? no. also newfound lake is completely free of ice. we went up to northern new hampshire, here's the first connecticut lake, can you see that it's covered over some, but certainly some spots where it's very thin. and one more back lake in pittsburgh, this one also is iced over with some snow. so you don't know how thick it is, of course the snow can really be something that masks that. so there's a lot of variables in trying to determine how fast ice will melt or not, or freeze. certainly inlet's and currents are something that has a lot to do with it. the water is in motion, it won't be freezing very quickly. the amount of sunshine or clouds which could melt or help freeze it, the amount of wind and speed of the wind when it blows
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from freezing. and objects in the water, in the ice obviously can break up that ice as well. so according to all the experts, if you're going to have just a couple of people out there, you need at least four to six inches of ice. more than that, for a small group of you need six to even inches, and 8 to 10 inches of ice if you're going to have a snowmobile. and nayed avision you to take an auger and cut a hole and measure how much ice there is as you go along. so certainly nothing quite ready just yet. will that continue or will the temperatures be warming up? mike haddad has more on that. mike: yes, josh, and when you look at the temperatures and you look at the wind and everything else that's been going on, wind really not helping matters because it's been quite active a good part of the day. and the winds go a little later tonight, so we may start to see a little ice forming out there during the next 24 hours. but by this time tomorrow, we're spots. you're looking at time lambs in
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where it was a dry, bright chilly one. but temperatures did recover back into the mid to upper 20's in parts of southern new hampshire. only teens to the north. right now back into the single numbers in berlin and whitefield. five atop mount washington. while that's very cold, it's not all that frigid for over 6,000 feet up, indicating that the air mass is already starting to warm a little bit. so these are the coldest temperatures you'll see for this hour of the day, through this upcoming weekend. the temperatures are heading higher again. but for tonight, some of the sheltered valleys up north, single digit, below zero or a valley. five or six above in the lakes region, about three in concord. nine or so in nashua and about 10, 11 or 12 along the coast, region. speaking of cold the arctic chill is ready the retreat so it's more seasonable back to the west. that means temperatures will run well above where they were today, tomorrow, right through
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over the weekend. so here go the temperatures again, cold air retreats, more seasonable and pleasant stuff for tomorrow, thursday, friday and even into the weekend. speaking of which by later saturday night and sunday, big chunk of arctic air will approach and cover a good portion of the midwest and the western great lakes. monday and tuesday it arrives preceded by a weak system with a couple of snow or mixed showers on saturday. and maybe some rain in many spots on sunday. but the here and now showing clear skies and with lighter winds tonight temperatures will bottom out as low as they have been at any point this season and very close to where they were this morning in some spots. tonight again, clear skies, very cold, on average. single digits below zero north, about 11, 12, 13 at the coast. single numbers above elsewhere. temperatures back above freezing, not only wednesday with lots of sun, into thursday with bright skies as well,
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breeze, may be a few clouds mixing in on friday. a couple of snow showers early saturday, but really not a big storm by any stretch. the more impressive one may bring more warm air, so maybe rain on sunday. jennifer: when it comes to safety, all of those routine tips we tell you about do make a difference. tom: coming up, what one hooksett homeowner did that probably saved her life when a fire broke out. >> an american killed in afghanistan, coming up what the pentagon is saying about the service member's death and the
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tom: the pentagon is not releasing their names or what brch oan the military they're from. aixa diaz is in the washington bureau with the information officials are releasing tonight rerter: the battle happed in southern afghanistan. >> elier today a u.s. service member was kille and two members injured. when they came under fire while conducting a train, advice and assist mission with their special operations counterparts nt. reporter: officials say two medivac helicopters were sent to the scene to help, one turned around as it came under fire and returned safely to base. the other hit a wall and had to
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the pentagon says afghanistan remains a dangerous place as afghan forces with the assistance of u.s. troops push back against recent taliban gains. the white house says president obama has been bried. the president already had a previously scheduled meeting today with the defense secretary. i'm aixa diaz. jennifer: more protests in the middle east todr the execution of a controversial cleric. this as kuwait recalls its ambassador to iran where protesters stormed the saudi embassy. kuwait is the latest of several saudi allies to scale back its ties with tehran. u.s. envoy for syria says he does not expect the tension to ha a negative effect on syrian peace talks, set to begin later on this month. tom: the man suspected in a hit-and-run accident has turnedmsf in. straight ahead at 5:30, wait until you hear what prompted him to surrender. plus --
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jennifer: a kidnapping victim thinks fast when she sees an opportunity to escape, and the whole thing was caught on
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>> i don't think it's going to make much of a difference. tom: now at 5:30, granite staters rea t executive orders on firearms. do they go too far or not far enough? jennifer: graduates of a new england prep school are demandg an a special investigation after the skill admitted that several studentses were sexually abused. mike: classic mid winter cold today and tonight, but milder air does move in soon, a timeline of when theates start t cmb. >> the fire alarm wee up. terp. tom: they thought they had put out a fire behind theouse but it rekindled in the middle of the night. president obama's new gun control measures aren't sitting well with some new hampshire gun owners.
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gun show loophole and called for more researc on smart gun technology. welcome back, i'm tom griffith. jennifer:enni'mr vaughn. some say the presidenthouldn't be meddlingith this and fear it will affect their rights. tom: but as heather hamel reports live now, t u.s. attorney in new hampshire says law abiding gun owners have nothing to worry about. reporter: the u.s. attorney says th'll be taking a close look at unlicensed, unlawful sellers. but some gun owners say when it comes to violence they don't think this will make a diffence. president obama: the gun lobby may be holding congress hostage rightow, but they cannot hold [applause] we do in the have to accept this carnage. with congress deaocked and mass shootings on the rise, president obama moved ahead with unilateral gun control measures. >> it's been the pattern of occurrence for this president to take things into his own hands.
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are already creating controversy over required background checks for all buyers. in new hampshire the u.s. attorney says they have received their marching orders. >> there is this potential problem out the with gun shows and online sales, where the people are selling are not licensed firearms dealers. and what the president is asking us to do is to take a close look those situations. reporter: but gun o in new hampshire aren't so sure it will keep guns out of the wrong hands. >> they buy it out of the back of a van or a stolen gun or whatever and it isn't going to make a bit of difference to them people. reporter: the farmington pol chief who has been outspoken about gun control supports the ef >> i just want to make sure that we look at and make sure everything is done properly. so that firearms don't fall into the wrong hands and possibly can be used against the good citizens of great country. >> so long as they don't infringe on our rights of what
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all for stricter laws. reporter: but thisun owners worries thiss just a stepping stone to restrictions that will affect him. but the u.s. attor ss the plan is to crack down on unlawful sales. >> that is at least the potential for additional criminal cases that could be brought and that w would prosecute. reporter: the acting u.s. attorney says that already in his office they have about 85 firearms cases that they're working on, he says it will take several months to know the full impact that this executive order will have in new hampshire. heather hamel, wmur news 9. jennifer: former students at an elite private school in rhode island are calling for an i believe investigation into allegations of sexual abuse. mo than 40 victims have come forward now, claiming that they were abused at st. george's school in the 70's and 80's. last month the school announced the results of its internal investigation that found 26 students were abused by six employees.
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abusers were reported to police. tom: rochester police are asking for help identifying several testimony theft suspects. these are surveillance photos of six people investigators say were involvedn a theft at the wal-mart. if you can help officers find them, please call rochester police. jennifer: the man suspected in a hit-and-run in farmington turns himself ino t police, after seeing our story here on news 9 last night. 22-year-old tyler emery is accused of running overnd dragging a woman 40 feet. he's ced with robbery and reckless cct 24-year-old nicole lundergan is recovering at home with cuts and bruises. it is now day four of the standoff in oregon with a group of antigovernment protesters holed up at a federal wildlife refuge building. members call themselves citizens for constitutional freedom. they claim they're fighting for nothing short of liberation of thousands of square miles of federal land, which they believe should be returned to arica'sncrs.
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time for them to go. >> it's time for you to leave our community, go home to your families, and end this peacefully. jennifer: this started on saturday when the group protested prison time against two fellow ranchers who were convicted of setting fires on public land. tom: coming up next, fast food is getting more affordable, the new chains competing for your dollars. jennifer: and a landmark restaurald soon have a new granite state connection, who is topl buy the former hilltop steak house. mike: how much shine we see and how much milder it gets. >> sweetheart, you okay? tom: you can hear the relief when a police officer finds a little girl abandoned by a carjacker.
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jennifer: a bit better today the dow closed up by a little, but still up.e s&p 500 up too, a little, the nasdaq down 11 points. it's been a while since we've seen those gas prices.
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record for 2015. tom: 17.5 million vehicles wereso last year, beating the record set in 2000 by 150,000. analysts say an improving job market could push things up even higher this year. jennifer: amazon and fielder are teaming up to connect drivers to their homes while in their car. those companies are teaming up with the wink smart home platform, they say the system will let people do things like open garage doors, adjust tir thermostats, even turn on their lights. samsung's new refrigerator is also going smart. it has cameras that show you what's inside of the fridge, of course they're all connected to the internet, so you check even if you're not at home. a touch screen right on the fridge lets you look up recipes or even call for takeout if nothing looks good inside. tom: granite state rest restaurateurs ban to take over the hilltop steak house in saugus, massachusetts, closed two years ago. now the owners of raymond's tuck
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to buy the property and reopen it. so far there's no offer actually on the table. fast food chains are responding to mcdonald's $2 mcpick deal with budget menus of their own. wendy's is reminding people about it's four for four deal, four items for $4. and burger king has launched a $4 meal that comes with five items. the pizza wars also heating up, pizza hut spending $5 on anything will get you a medium one topping pizza for just $5. and at papa john's buying a large pizza at regular price gets you a second pie for 50 cents. did you write all that down? jennifer: i did, it's time for dinner. tom: you're buying, right? jennifer: sure. up next, quick thinking helps a young woman escape her kidnapper. >> i definitely was scared, but i wasn't ready to give up. jennif suspect did that gave her a chance to get away. tom: sports, where would you rank the payments these days among the other 32 teams in the nfl?
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tom: the chair lift that rolled backward at sugarloaf last year, hurting seven skiers, is now back open. the ski resort in maine finished $800,000 in safety upgrades over the weekend. the king pine lift reopened yesterday. investigators determined a broken drive shaft caused the mechanical failure, preventing the lift's antirollback system from working. a hooksett couple s the are glad to be safe after an early morning fire at their home. jennifer: they tell our ray brewer that a simple built of maintenance likely saved their lives. reporter: the homeowner said they thought the original fire was out, both the homeowners and fire department says there are lessons to be learned. from the outside, it doesn't look too bad. however, if not for smoke detectors, this could have been the scene of a tragedy. >> in this situation, the smoke
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wife had had had not heard, if the wife had not had heard them the outcome would have been different. report: it began with a small fire on aeck deck. >> the original fire they believe was started by cigarette ashes in a cardboard box with combustible recyclables on the deck. reporter: the homeowner thought he put that fire out, but 1:30 tuesday morning -- >> the fire alarm woke me up, i heard the beeping. reporter: tina who asked that her last name not be used, said there was smoke in the house, they were able to escape with their cat and pet turtle. the fire had smoldered and spread to the house. >> the kitchen was gutted. there's no power to the home at this point due to the electrical problems that we had with the fire and the kitchen. reporter: damage to the home is estimated at $50,000, but tina is grateful they made it out safely and thankful she made sure the batteries in the smoke detector were working. >> i just replaced mine. so make sure your batteries are
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working, because they really can save your life. reporter: even if you think a fire is out, like in this case, firefighters say sometimes it's impossible to tell if the fire is actually out. >> it's something that we can check with our thermal imaging cameras, to get into those void spaces to see if there's any hidden fire. reporter: the bottom line, even though you may feel foolish, the fire department says it pays to call them and have the professionals check things out. in hooksett, ray brewer, wmur news 9. mike: that classic winter chill out there early today and it didn't get a lot warmer this afternoon, but for those that don't like the chill, temperatures heading higher starting tomorrow. take a look right now, for those milder temperatures moving on in, it will be tough to get ice on the lakes. we talke aut that earlier at 5:00. but with the busy wind last night and a good part of today, even with cold temperatures, tough to get a lot of ice out there.
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tonight, but by tomorrow afternoon warmer air moves in. so very cold tonight, then the temperatures start heading higher tomorrow afternoon. that will linger right through the end of the week into the upcoming weekend. plenty of sun the next few days, then change ohs kur this weekend, with a very weak system producing a couple of snow or mixed showers on saturday, and then believe it or not more rain sunday. as for the temperatures, here and now showing upper teens, lower merrimack valley and towards the coast, monadnock region on average, the upper teens, cup spots a bit below that and a couple of other spots in the lower 20's. lake sawn pee zone through the heart of the lakes region, mid to upper teens, a few spots lower and speaking of lower, here we go back into the single digit in a good part of the great north woods, anywhere lancaster at 5, stewartstown at 5, pittsburg at 4. very cold out there, and as you might expect with clear skies
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continue to fall off tonight. but we're not talking about another cold one like this for the next several nights because take a look back to our west, even though it is cold, it is a little warmer than what we're experiencing right now and all of this moves in for the next several day putting our temperatures at or above the average starting tomorrow afternoon. and with the temperatures on the way up, a lot of sun to be had as well not only tomorrow, but right on into thursday. you'll notice on future cast after a bright day tomorrow, and more sun on thursday, the next system that we're tracking well off to our west will begin to approach later on friday morning, into the afternoon. so as we go through the afternoon stretch, a few clouds willui from the water and then by saturday this weak system, mostly rain to the west, will work in to cold enough air for a couple of snow or mixed showers onat once that hap, again, looks like the next system would produce more rain than snow. soor tonight, clear skies, very cold out there, but seasonably so, on average single
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north woods, single digits abovey and 10 to 13 in downtown manchester and right along the coast. very nice stretch of weather for wednesday through friday. a few more clouds than sun on friday, but overall not too bad, with temperatures a little above average. saturday a couple of snow showers in the morning, maybe a snow or mixed shower in the afternoon. accumulations should be under an inch or two and then more wet than white onday. temperatures up near 40 and then another bitter blast may approach sometime monday night or tuesday of next week. jennifer: thank you. an eagle eyed policeman came to the rescue of a new mexico girl. tom: she was abandoned in a parking lot by the person who stole a car with her inside. >> sweetheart, you okay? come here. i saw a ball of purpose nell the middle of a parking lot -- purple in the middle of a parking lot, and i thought that was weird and i immediately could tell it was a kid. tom: the officer put the
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car, and rushed her to the hospital. she was cold butnhur u police are still looking for the car thief who apparently jumped into the vehicle and drove off while the girl's mother was standing just a few feet away. can you imagine. all right. a young woman who was carjacked and kidnapped in pennsylvania is speaking out about her terrifying experience. jennifer: 23-year-old rachel stevenson's escape was caught on camera. police say r. chambers jumped into her car as she was fill it with gas and kidnapped her. rachel says she struggled for two hours to keep calm. >> several times i said, you know, i can get out right now, i will not call the police, can you keep myhone p i won't say anything, and he said no, you're my hostage, they won't shoot a young black kid in the car if there's a pretty white girl inth passenger seat. jennifer: when they stopped for gas she was able to get away.
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after a high speed chase. jamie: 28 wins in 38 games, that's really good in the nhl and that's where the washington capitals stand ase approach the halfway point of the season. they also have the fifth leading goal scorer in the nhl, ovechkin. boston has lost four of their last five games. we caught up with the u.n.h. hockey team on the ice this afternoon in durham, practicing as they get ready to hos number 10u. mass lowell on friday night. wildcats will only play hockey east games from here on out. ande t lowell, b.c., b.u. and the champs fro providence, that's coming up at 6:00. the associated press ranks all 32 nfl teams, their weekly power rankings, though it would be interesting to see where the pats fall this week, number five. two afc teams are ahead of t denver and k.c. the last place tnessee titans won just three games. the pments lost four of their last six, number five overall
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tom: a special thank to you rescuers has come from an unlikely place. jennifer: the story behind this picture. tom: then at 6:00 a house fire in farmingtonea person dead and three others being checked for smoke inhalation. what neighbors did top the rvivors warm in today's cold weather. jennifer: and the robbery suspect, what hey! this holiday, u.s. cellular's giving y 15 gigs of data for just $70! but i wanted a pony. [ gasps ] you're getting data. pony-sized data? u.s. cellular sized data. 15 gigs of good, strong data you can actually use because it works in the middle of anywhere. i'd like $100! you're getting $400 in promo cards! yes! switch to u.s. cellular and get 15 gigs of data for just $70.
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jennifer: that is the last time this traditional new year's auction will take place at this spot. the japanese market is the largest fish market in the world, and it's moving to a new home later on this year. a sushi restaurant owner won the most prized fish that was up for auction. he paid more than $100,000 for that 440-pound tuna. tom: that's what you call the big tuna. jennifer: this is kind of gross, tons of bird droppings causing italy to shut down roads. tom: after a weekend of heavy rainfall, bird waste fell onto the streets, the droppings combined with rotting lesion, created a slimy mush, causing
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dangerous for traffic and pedestrians. authorities shut down several roads so crews could clean it up. a firefighters in utah jumped into freezing water in order to save a dog that fell through a pond. the owner was walking the dog when it ran away to chase some ducks. the dog fell through the middle of the pond where the ice wasn't solid. the dog was in mid 30-degree water for about 15 minutes before crews rescued him, that dog luckily is expected to be a-okay. look at that picture. jennifer: they both deserve big steak dinners tonight. tom: they really do. jennifer: that will do it for us at 5:00.
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jennifer: now at 6:00 one person is dead and three taken to the farmington home. what the police chief did just before the fire crews arrived.
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tonight, the arctic chill week. how much warmer it gets starting tomorrow. tom: former addicts share their stories at a forum in manchester, the solutions presidential candidates gave to curb addictions. jennifer: and a manchester man is facing robbery charges after a 65-year-old woman shot him in the chest. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: happening right now, an investigation into what caused a deadly fire in farmington that left one man dead. good evening, new hampshire, i'm tom griffith. jennifer: and i'm jennifer vaughn. three others were checked out for smoke inhalation as well, the fire marshals office is trying to figure out how the fire started. jennifer crompton has the latest information. reporter: those crucial questions of what happened and why are still not answered tonight, but what we do know is
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