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gun. shelley: an emotional president obama promised action today on gun control. the changes he wants to make. mike: after another very cold one tonight, temps will be heading higher starting tomorrow. how much warmer it gets. tom: republican presidential candidate donald trump rallies supporters in claremont. what he said after someone called president obama a muslim. shelley: from presidential candidates to families of people fighting addiction people are calling for an end to the opioid abuse crisis. >> this should be the hot topic for the election because it affects every facet of our communities. shelley: the action that advocates say everyone can take. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. shelley: manchester police that would be robbery victim. back against a man a foot taller than
she says when he tried to grab her she shot him. good evening, i' m shelley walcott. tom: i' m tom griffith. the 65-year-old woman noticed something was up on her way home from work last night. she spoke to our suzanne roantree who is live in the newsroom. suzanne: just after 11:30 monday night, manchester police say a 65-year-old woman left work, and stopped at the mobil on the run gas station on south wilow street. the woman who doesn' t want to be identified says a car pulled up quickly behind at a stop light. >> i just got a weird dealing. suzanne: she says the car followed her into her apartment complex on south porter street. and stopped close by to where she had parked. >> someting in my head said to take the gun out of my purse. suzanne with her hand on the gun : now in her coat pocket, she headed toward her apartment. looking behind her, she saw a man following her.
s when he caught up to me and he came around me and stood right in front of me, right in my face. suzanne he then yelled at her. : >> but then when i saw him reach his left arm out to try and grab me, that' s when i pulled the gun out and i shot him. suzanne: the gunshot hit 23-year-old michael bontaites in the chest. >> as soon as i shot him, he immediately fellto the ground. suzanne: a woman who was in the dark sedan picked up bontaites off the ground and put him in the car, all the while yelling at the 65-year-old grandmother. >> gotta get him to the hospital, gotta get him to the hospital. suzanne: she then ran into the building and called 911. as officers were responding to the woman' s 911 call, another manchester police officer identified bontaites as he entered the emergency room at elliot hospital, where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the chest. for over 10 years the 65-year-old victim had a valid concealed permit thru the manchester police department. >> last night was the first time i ever shot that gun in all the
ve owned it. suzanne: he was arraigned from his hospital bed this afternoon. bail was set at $5,000. police also charged a man who took him to the emergency room. 32-year-old zachary boyd, with . suzanne roantree, wmur news 9. shelley: we' korea. the country has just announced it has conducted a successful hydrogen bomb test. this comes shortly after officials in south korea detected something that looked like an earthquake near nuclear test site in the north. a confirmed test would be a step s goal of building a weapon that could reach the u.s. mainland. tearful and frustrated today as he outlined executive actions regarding guns. the president wiped away tears as he talked about the children killed in the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. he announced a 10-point plan
background checks, requiring all gun dealers to be licensed, overhauling the fbi' s background check system, and increasing the use of mental health information for checks. president obama: each time this comes up, we are fed the excuse that common sense reforms, like background checks, might not have stopped the last massacre or the one before that or the one before that. so, why bother trying? i reject that thinking. tom: the national rifle association says the president' s executive actions are ripe for abuse and wouldn' t have prevented any of the mass shootings that he mentioned during his announcement today. shelley: donald trump had his own criticisms for the president'
president on the second amendment, he did not dwell on the issue. adam sexton was there and begins our commitment 2015 coverage. adam: greeted by a crowd of more than 1000 people in claremont tuesday night, donald trump started off by touting yet another poll that showed him lapping the field. >> people say why do you always talk about the polls? i say because i am winning. >> he slammed president obama' s executive action on guns and then turned to hillary clinton and his gop competition. >> i haven' t even started on her yet. i have to get rid of these other people first. i like one thing at a time. everyone said, who is your vice presidential candidate going to be? i said i don' t think about it.
>> someone in the crowd called president obama and muslim. >> what did he say, i didn' t hear him. i didn' t say it. i' m supposed to reprimand the man. who is the man who said that? how dare you. adam: the speeches he delivers from the stop are unlike anything we' ve seen in modern politics. some believe the fact that he says whatever comes to his mind is precisely why some voters like him so much. >> he doesn' t shy away from saying things that people -- that most politicians are not comparable saying. >> the question for most new hampshire voter is, if not donald trump, then who?
reminding his the orders to get out and vote. >> were really close to doing something fantastic. >> adam sexton, wmur news 9. tom: chris christie held a town whole -- town hall meeting in rochester. he held a forum to address the states heroin and opioid abuse crisis. he will meet with the new england police chiefs association board tomorrow. jeb bush held a town hall in dover tonight. it followed a full day of campaigning in the granite state. earlier the republican visited the halligan tavern in derry and spoke at a heroin forum at snhu. in a one on one interview with news 9 bush said winning new hampshire would have a big impact on the rest of the primary process. >> we' re surging towards this state in terms of our manpower,
contact efforts. i think we' ll have and we have now, the best in the field. so i feel good about where we are. tom: bush continues campaigning in the granite state tomorrow, with events including a town hall meeting in meredith. shelley: also holding a town hall tonight republican presidential candidate rand paul. he answered questions from voters in exeter. the kentucky senator made a few stops in new hampshire today including at the new hampshire primary student convention, and a town hall in concord. carly fiorina wrapped up her day at a town hall meeting in hooks it. tomorrow she will be in northwood where voters can have coffee with her. she will stop at a restaurant in dover at noon and has a town hall planned for the evening in exeter. tom: a number of those presidential candidates spent part of their day at a forum to address the state' s heroin and opioid crisis.
family. it all starts with getting to those kids at a very young age. >> it' s protocols, it' s busting the dealers, it' s having money for rehab, it' s making sure you free up resources at the local level. all of these things should be done at once. tom: presidential hopefuls and several activists talked about solutions to battle addiction. wmur' s mike cronin joins us live with reaction. mike: we heard some powerful stories today from people who have lived through substance abuse and from those who have lost loved ones to addiction. it' s been more than a year and a half since kriss blevens' s stepdaughter amber died after overdosing on heroin. blevens says the 22-year-old was found in a manchester alley. >> she was one of the more 300 lost that year and i' ve become a voice and an advocate. mike: blevens brought amber' s story to southern new hampshire university for an event focused on curbing addiction. on wednesday she takes her message to washington dc where she and her husband will speak
>> her life, her death, and her vibrant spirit now speak through me to help those who cannot speak for themselves anymore. mike: this afternoon blevens was one of several to talk at the new hampshire forum on addiction and the heroin epidemic. it brought together five presidential candidates, the state' s top elected leaders, and dozens of treatment advocates like dean lemire. he' s in long term recovery and now helps people battling addiction. >> and so many of the people that i went to high school with in wealthy exeter, new hampshire, are dying from this disease. mike: while a legislative response is needed event organizers say people need to get involved. >> everybody will say, what can i do? well you can go, you can contact your legislators, you can tell them what you think. mike: blevens says it' s important to see the issue becoming a talking point on the campaign trail. now she wants that to be the case in our nation' s capitol. this should be the hot topic for >> the election because it
communities. she needs funding for overnight staffing. reporting live in the studio mike cronin, wmur news 9. ,tom: the department of health and human services getting $150 million to help lower health care costs and strengthen substance abuse care. the governor' s office and dhhs announced the plan today. for 5 years, the state will receive up to $30 million a year. it will be used to strengthen the state' s behavioral health system, mental health and substance abuse care. shelley: rescue crews saved a deer that fell through thin ice in rindge. crews responded to emerson pond early this evening and used an ice rescue sled to get the deer out of the pond. fish and game says the deer did go back into the woods but that conservation officers would go back tomorrow to check on the deer to make sure it is ok. tom: another round of price hikes for the airlines. the move one airline made that
is facing charges tonight, accused of leaving her infant along in a freezing cold car. tom: a passerby heard the baby crying and called police. the woman told police she was confused about the laws regarding leaving a child unattended in a car and that there was a language barrier. >> were not experts on cultures, but most of us are parents and i think regardless of where you are from, you don' t -- it should pretty much be instinctuallly that you don' t leave in the car in extreme temperatures of any kind. tom: police say the 8-month-old was only in the car for 10 minutes. the infant was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution. the mother is charged with child endangerment. shelley: ted gatsas took the oath of office today to start his third term as mayor of manchester. at a ceremony at the palace theater, gatsas spoke about his successes over the past 6 years, including bringing new
opening a family emergency shelter. he says the next fight is taking on the heroin and opioid epidemic. >> today we begin the process of governing together. we must cast politics and personality aside and put the betterment of the queen city above all else. today' s the day i' ve set aside for inspiration, and i hope you will join me and do the same. shelley: three prior mayors as well as the entire gatsas family attended the ceremony. tom: a number of u.s. airlines will be raising roundtrip fares. base fares on domestic flights will go up by $6. j.p. morgan chase says delta air lines started boosting its prices yesterday. southwest quickly followed suit and today american, united, jetblue and virgin america said they would match the increase. shelley: skiers will be back on the slopes at mcintyre ski area in manchester tomorrow. last month' s mild weather forced
opening by more than a week. with this cold weather, the ski area has been making snow around the clock to get the slopes open. mcintyre will let skiers hit the slopes starting at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow until 9:00. >> we' re just really excited to have all of our season pass holders and guests to come and enjoy the white snow and get out there an ski and ride and tubing will be following up in a week shelley: all ski lessons will start this weekend and the after school program will begin next week. the weather system that brought us a mild december will leave its mark in the record books. meteorologists at the federal climate prediction center say the current el nino is tied for the strongest one recorded. that was the el nino seen in winter of 1997 and 1998. the measurement is based on how warm parts of the central pacific ocean are for 3 consecutive months. el nino'
in january. tom: we will get a little bit warmer tonight into tomorrow. mike: that feel of arctic midwinter chill. take a look at the time lapse out at the coast today. right skies all day long, a sunny day but that' s deceiving because temperatures ran well below average by six or seven degrees in many spots. the average 31. the low this morning was four degrees. nowhere close to the record, 18 below, set back in 1996. looking ahead, another very cold night. some parts of northern new hampshire between five and 10 below zero but warmer air starts
once we get into friday, and onshore wind will bring a few more clouds. unsettled weather this weekend but no big snowstorm right now. a little too warm for when the heaviest precipitation arrives on sunday. a couple of snow showers leading it that on saturday. temperatures right now, single digits below, but notice mount washington sitting several degrees above zero. the air mass beginning to warm up a little bit that any sunshine, we will see the temperatures finally back above the melting point. single digits upper valley through plymouth, eight in concord and between 9-13 in a good part of the monadnock region. we will bottom out in the single digits and around six or seven below of north. temperatures real rise a little bit towards daybreak. it' s warmer than it is over new england right now so this is
wednesday but through the upcoming weekend. the weather map is very quiet, not much to speak of. high pressure building in means light wins tonight and clear skies for the overnight into early wednesday. the rest of wednesday, sunny skies. not much of a change into thursday. once we get into friday the winds will kick onshore so there will be a few clouds blending in with the sun but most of the shower stillwell back to the west. by the time they bump into the cold saturday there could be a couple of snow showers with light accumulation and steadier rain moves in on sunday. highs for tomorrow, a nice job above where they were the past couple of days. mid-to-upper 30 central and around 40 in manchester. tonight again it'
with clear skies, several degrees below and the great morning. wednesday and thursday. clouds and sunshine mixed on right eight. once we get into saturday there could be a snow shower or two in the morning and a rain shower possible late. sunday looks like more rain than anything else. could be a few pocket sunday morning that experience a touch of freezing rain before it dries out early next week. jamie: we have a lot of college
no penalty was called. mcquaid had to be helped off the ice and did not return. the top two power play units in the nhl and the caps get one here with the man advantage in the second period. evgeny kuznetsov picks his spot and scores. his 13th of the year. 2-0 washington. boston gets it back a couple minutes later. loui eriksson with his 14th of the year. 2-1 washington after 2 periods. down 3-1 in the 3rd. it's patrice bergeron coming through with a power play goal. that made it 3-1. 3-2. that has happened in almost 6 years. college basketball they have a basketball this year. the friars are ranked number 8 in the nation. they hosted marquette tonight. for the friars, having an all-american season. he hits a
providence took a 3 point lead. marquette pulls out the close-win, 65-64. another big matchup in college hoops, number 9 kentucky at lsu. the tigers from lsu feature the top college player, freshman ben simmons. at this point he would be the number one pick in the draft. simmons scores here on a half-court alley oop dunk, too easy for him. his teammates were great. he goes 6 foot 10 inches, plays like a point guard. he drives and scores. he is unstoppable when he gets it going, which is a lot. 13 points, 10 rebounds. lsu gets a huge victory over kentucky. in the elm city, keene state hosted castleton state. owls in white. good passing here, ty nichols to nate stitchell and back to nichols for the layup. he led with 15 points. then off the inbounds play by the spartans and matt ozzella gets the steal and takes it in for the score. 36-29 owls by 7.
to jimmy layman inside. easy layin. stitchell scored 13. keene state wins 55-43. they have 4 straight wins over castleton now. well unh hockey fans, it's about tough schedule coming up. 15 games to go in the regular season, all of them against hockey east teams and many of them against really good hockey east teams. it starts friday night with the number one team in the league, umass lowell. >> we have a bunch of top 10 in the country in our league. >> we want to get home ice for the playoffs and winning the next few games is key. >> we need to finish strong. jamie the associated press ranks : all 32 nfl teams, their weekly
tom: a first grader in pembroke got a homecoming surprise today at school. shelley: and it left no dry eyes in his classroom. >> i think he' s going to probably like yell and hopefully, hug me. shelley: this morning staff sergeant dana osborne surprised his 6-year-old declan at the pembroke village school. osborne returned friday from his national guardsman. >> hi, bug, you want to give me a hug? oh, i missed you. shelley: declan' it' s even been. after the greeting, dad and son
[ people cheering ] are you ready to dance? 5, 6, 7, 8! >> on my way in i'ma take it walk straight i'ma put it on a playlist >> my name is shaun t. welcome to cize, the program that's gonna teach you how to dance. >> girl, jump with the rhythm >> in 30 days, i'm going from a non-dancer to being able to do six routines. and i would say i'm a dancer now. >> i was not a dancer when i started. but i pop in that dvd and start dancing away, and it makes me feel like a rock star. and i'm about to be a grandmother. [ laughs ] >> exercise is something you have to do. cize is something you'll want to do. 5, 6! come on! >> i feel the love >> it doesn't matter how old you are, how much weight you have to lose. it's the first program for everyone. i put cize on, press "play," and i am performing. >> i'ma break it down for you step by step. every movement in cize, you've done before. >> he relates everything to everyday life, like putting a sock on. >> you go to put a pair of socks on.
sock on, sock on, swing, and clap. boom. >> by the end, you're getting these complex moves because they yo we gonna take it up a notch >> yo, kole, she was new to dancing when she started cize, and now she's ready for her music video. >> i'm horrified of dancing. i just want to let that go, that whole idea that i can't dance. i'm shocked at the fact that i've been dancing in 30 days. life. and there is no way i'm letting cize go now. >> i feel the love >> with cize, it's like a celebration. you don't realize that it's a workout. >> this is the end of exercise. but trust and believe, you will lose the weight. >> i push the couch aside, i crank up the volume, and i just dance. >> cize is it. you dance. you get results. >> being 52 and losing 62 pounds is shocking for me. i did not think i would lose this much weight dancing. >> i came into it 'cause i wanted to learn how to dance. weight loss was the by-product, and i lost 21 pounds.
pounds, and i'm definitely gonna keep cizing it up. >> it's time to start dancing. no push-ups, no power jumps. this is the end of exercise. >> i'm feeling the love >> i learned six routines in 30 days. >> the music in cize is current. >> it's fresh. it's stuff you hear on the radio. >> "problem." >> "treasure." >> "pass that dutch." >> the song "lose my breath." come on. >> i finally found a program i can do in my house, and it shows results. >> on my way in >> are you ready to cize it up? >> as soon as shaun says, "it's time to cize it up," and it switches into that incredible music, i was just drenched. >> stop exercising, people. it's time to start dancing. welcome to cize. >> time to make you sweat time to clap [ shatters ] >> when i first heard about cize, i wanted to dance, and i always thought i could never dance because i never have before. i see videos of myself now and it blows my mind. it really blows my mind. i can't believe it's me. >> are y'all ready?
>> ready to cize it up? >> whoo! >> i just wanted to get all the movements perfect. i know that's why i did lose the weight, is because i wasn't focused on losing weight. oh, god. [ gasps ] i've always been on the obese side of the scale. i lose 40 pounds with cize, and just completely transformed my body. if it wasn't for cize, i definitely just would've been still looking at the tv screen, thinking, "man i wish that could be me." and i've never danced before in my life, so i'm grateful for cize because i'm now a dancer. there's nobody else i'd rather learn from that shaun, because he looks so amazing. but then you realize he's gonna teach you to look the exact same way. >> ladies and gentlemen, the man who is gonna make dancing accessible to millions of people, shaun t.! [ cheers and applause ] >> what was amazing about developing cize is that i walk into this program already believing everyone can dance. >> not being a dancer, i'm like, "i'm not gonna be able to do that." and then i'm smiling at the end 'cause i was able to do that. >> after 30 days, i learned how to dance.
i can hear a song and bust a full routine. it really is for everyone. >> all ages, all shapes, all sizes, all levels of dance and non-dance. >> doing cize, i got to learn choreography that i've never been able to do because i didn't know how to do it. you know, you're at home. dance like nobody's watching, 'cause nobody is watching. >> you might be sitting there thinking "there's no way i can dance like this," or "i've been sitting on this couch for so long." i'm like, "i can teach anyone how to dance." and that's a promise. >> it was something i didn't think that i could do. then, by the end of it, i'm like, "i look incredible. like, i can dance." >> i take pride in the way i actually break down the choreography. it's all about the breakdown. >> i've learned six dances. the way that the movements are broken down is not that they're dance moves but that they're daily activities. >> i shoot the ball. i shoot the ball. basketball. boom. all you're doing is walking. i always say if you can walk, you can dance. >> he would start with just the footwork. then he would add the arms. >> i'ma add some arms. take your arms up when you move this way. >> and then he would add some,