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tom: tonight, a manchester man has been charged with assault after police say he punched a person, resulting in a concussion and skull fracture. good evening, new hampshire. i' m tom griffith. jean: i' m jean mackin. police say it appears this altercation started inside a bar on maple street and ended on the pavement outside. today, the suspect was in court while the victim remains hospitalized. tom: wmur' s andy hershberger joins us live with the new andy? andy: tom, police say it was just a single punch that caused the injuries and now has a 26-year-old man facing a felony charge. 26-year-old david mitchell faces one count of second degree assault for allegedly punching another man outside of this manchester night club early sunday morning. police say it was a single punch that caused the victim serious injuries. carrissa pelletier: as you' re aware, mr. mitchell was involved with some sort of dispute with the victim during which time he struck the victim, causing the victim to suffer a skull fracture. it' s my understanding he is
we are concerned with this type of behavior and concerned for the victim' s safety, your honor. andy: police say both mitchell and the victim were at this bar. court records say one witness told police that mitchell had accused the victim of drugging his girlfriend in the club, but police are still trying to figure out exactly what sparked the altercation. lt. o' keefe: well, the investigation revealed that one of the subjects that was knocked unconscious allegedly may have spoken to or talk to a girl inside of the bar, and the male half was obviously not happy with that, asked him to step outside. andy: court records say as the two began to walk together away from the club, mitchell threw what a witness described as a sucker punch, knocking the victim to the ground where the back of his head struck the concrete. authorities say mitchell left the scene, and the victim was taken to the elliot hospital where he is still being treated. lt. o'
to second degree assault because serious bodily injury. he was treated for a concussion andy: mitchell' s bail was set today at $10,000. reporting live in the newsroom, andy hershberger, wmur news 9. tom: we have learned the name of the man who died in a house fire in farmington. investigators say 44-year-old thomas marshal died from smoke inhalation. three other people who survived the fire say marshal escaped with them, but then went back inside. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. legislature is officially back to work. the house began the 2016 session this morning. wmur' s kristen carosa spoke with legislators about their expectations. she is joining us outside the state house where the day has just wrapped up. kristen: jean, dozens of bills were addressed today here in concord. it' s just the start to a busy legislative session. more than 1000 bills will be taken up over the next several months. on the first day, legislators tackled several regarding education, consumer affairs, and public safety. one bill that was passed by the
senate concerns the right to carry a concealed pistol or revolver without a permit. it is something the governor vetoed in the last session. looking ahead, legislators will address how to best deal with the drug crisis here in the state. another topic will be reauthorizing medicaid expansion , which brings tens of millions of federal dollars into the state. right now, it helps more than 45,000 granite staters access health care, although some republicans say they want more time to analyze how it' s working before moving ahead. rep. jasper: medicaid expansion is going to be the hot topic, discussing what our options are there and what the best solution is for the state of new hampshire. kristen: today' s session wrapped up at 4:00 p.m. it will continue tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. reporting live, kristen carosa, wmur news 9. tom: addressing new hampshire' s heroin epidemic is a priority
session. having now in washington, one granite stater is sharing her family' s story at the house of representatives. here' s wmur' s shelley walcott. shelley: tom, her name is kriss blevens, and today she is in d.c. to raise awareness on the heroin crisis here in new hampshire. blevens and her husband will speak before congress. her stepdaughter, amber, died in 2014 after overdosing on heroin. yesterday, blevens joined state leaders, presidential candidates, and treatment advocates in manchester to talk about curbing addiction in new hampshire. today, she is with congresswoman annie kuster, talking about the pain of losing a child to a fatal overdose. kriss: when you lose a child to overdose, your whole world crumbles. you don' t even know how you' re going to get up and do your day. but an angel spoke to me and said stand the stream of life. and that brought me to advocacy. that' s how i' ve been doing grief alongside my husband mark. shelley: blevins has joined
hope for new hampshire recovery. the goal is to open up a s place, named after her stepdaughter. we will tell you more about that coming up at 6:00. live in the studio, i' m shelley walcott, wmur news 9. jean: north korea claims to have successfully tested its first doubting that claim. the explosion produced a 5.1-magnitude earthquake. wmur' s sally kidd is in washington with the latest. sally: jean, a successful hydrogen bomb test would mark a significant advancement for north korea' s nuclear program. that claim is being questioned. north korea' s kim jong-un is calling the country' s first test of hydrogen bombing h-bomb of justice, but the white house is casting doubt on the claim.
is not consistent with north korean claims of a successful hydrogen bomb test during sally: how jurrjens -- test. sally: hydrogen or not, the un security council held a closed-door meeting. ban ki-moon: this seriously undermines international nonproliferation efforts. sally: the security council pledged to propose new sanctions after several rounds of sanctions were put in place after the first nuclear tests in 2006. mr. kirby: we all understand that nothing has been able to impact thus far this young man' s particular decision-making process, but that is not mean you do not keep trying. sally: candidates way and from the campaign trail. sen. rubio: he is a limited, he is dangerous, and that' s a administration has done nothing about it.
will end up if we continue on the same misguided path. sally: china is one of north korea' s only major allies. in washington, sally kidd, wmur news 9. jean: h-bomb is a phrase that many people may not recognize. it dropped out of headlines after the cold war. the hydrogen bomb is not the same as the atomic bomb dropped on japan during world war ii. an h-bomb can be up to 1000 times more powerful than the atomic bomb. north korea' s first three nuclear tests from 2006 to 2013 were a-bombs, which use fission, or splitting atoms. it says this latest test was the much more powerful h-bomb, which uses fusion. "time" magazine' s person of the year -- tom: nasa dominated the conversation for one presidential candidate today. jeb bush talked about the closure of the space shuttle program, and bush had an
mr. bush: the good news is that there is a crazy guy in california named elon musk. have you heard of spacex? >> oh, yeah! mr. bush: that just launched a rocket and brought it back in to cape canaveral intact. the first time that has ever happened. and then you have the guy who founded amazon, jeff bezos, who is spending a lot of money to do the same. but nasa has huge talents, great scientists, great engineers, and they need a purpose again. i totally agree with you. tom: bush describes space as part of the american identity and give the boy' dress saying he would help him canaveral if he ever visits several other republicans in these eight today.
chris christie is in town, carly fiorina, and john kasich is hosting an event right now in concord. we will have a liver from that gathering in -- we will have a live report from that gathering in minutes. we are taking an in-depth look at the future of the process as well as the history that has made it so special. this friday at 7:00, join us for first in the nation, 100 years of tradition. hear from those two of been an integral part over the last 10 decades and those who hope to see a meaningful riemer he continued. -- primary continue. jean: we will tune in to rate a bill repealing president obama' s signature health care law is now on its way to his desk, where it is expected to die. lawmakers passed it today. the legislation would dismantle key parts of the affordable care act, including requirements for individuals to get coverage and employers to offer it. it would also cut federal funding for planned parenthood. president obama is expected to veto the bill. tom: today, the portsmouth naval shipyard held a ribbon cutting
of building 178. the $44 million project rehabilitated 170,000 square feet of the former submarine construction facility. this will allow the shipyard to receive and distribute large components by barge and be protected from the weather. senators susan collins of maine, jeanne shaheen and kelly ayotte of new hampshire all attended the ceremony. jean: traffic watch time. manchester. this is 293 near exit 5, the view from the elliot at river' s tom: 95.7 wzid' joins us live with a look at your evening commute. peggy: midweek is going well so far. massachusetts, a straight shot from 93 to salem. in the pictures, and further
moving up to concord, a few exit. wallace road. everett turnpike, plenty of cars about. coast, also a good ride. from the wzid traffic network, i am peggy james. jean: thanks, peggy. coming up at 5:00, james foley will be in the spotlight at this year' s sundance film festival. tom: massachusetts crews have to be rescued themselves after the intense heat of this fire. mike: it' s a weather wednesday at mcintyre ski area in manchester where after a long delay, the season has just begun. jean: the location has been set for one of new hampshire' s new medical marijuana dispensaries. we will to you on neighbors are reacting.
tonight, we' re learning more injured in a new hampshire car crash, and the is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay
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sundance film festival. hbo has acquired tv rights to "jim: the james foley story." foley was killed by isis more than a year ago. today, the man accused of buying the guns used in the san bernardino terrorist attack appeared in court. tom: 24-year-old enrique marquez pleaded not guilty to charges today, including lying about her to sing the two assault rifles used in that attack, killing 14 people. he is also charged with supporting conspiracy to support terrorists. marquez' s trial is set to start next month. jean: three firefighters battling a three-alarm fire were pulled to safety after getting trapped. the house fire started around 5:00 this morning on essex street in saugus, massachusetts.
the building when crews became overwhelmed by smoke and heat. the saugus fire chief said three firefighters were trapped inside without air and were dragged out by other firefighters. chief newbury: i would say the firefighters on scene saved the lives of my men. jean: one firefighter has burns on his neck and a minor back injury. the three people living in the home were able to escape safely and were not hurt. tom: on this weather wednesday, wmur' s miggy at is that the mac -- mike haddad is at the mcintyre ski center. mike: they are now open and blasting snow around the clock. joining me now is ross, the vice president general manager. first off, thanks for inviting us up here. i am glad you actually invited me here. ross: you guys are always welcome. mike: it has been quite a snowmaking pattern for the last
ross: we have made more snow the last couple of nights than all december. the temperatures were perfect. we got tons of snow, and we are ready for the skiers and riders. mike: more people are coming in soon. ross: yep, we have our own ski teams coming in for practice for the first time this year, so we are excited about that. we might even get to being open for friday nights. mike: i know as we go through the next couple of weeks, the through february. ross: correct, and our after school program starts on monday. me. of the warm december. ross: thank you for coming. mike: ross, i appreciate it. coming up at 6:00, we will talk about the other activities going season. on the slopes between now and
josh, willie weather hold? what about changes for the upcoming weekend? jean: we will talk about changes -- josh: we will talk about changes in just a moment. it was a nice day. we started off very frigid. let' timeless photography from portsmouth early this morning. watching the sun rise. the sun delivered temperatures into the 40' southeastern new hampshire. we are still at 40 degrees in s especially southeastern new hampshire locations. 20' s in the upper valley, about 30 degrees in the lakes region, and 20' s in northern new hampshire. you can see those temperatures have already been falling quickly now that the sun is set. the winds have been like all day. we are not looking for too much more wind tonight or tomorrow. tomorrow looks pretty similar to what we saw today. today, the high and concord was
t this amazing? it started at 0. that is where concord bottom out -- bottomed out last night. certainly not any records -- the record is 69 degrees. clear skies out there tonight, and you can see a couple of clouds that were in the region throughout the central part of the state this afternoon briefly have already drift away. it is clear out there and clearer around the entire northeast and the coast, too. the east coast is clear pretty much all the way down to florida as high pressure is overhead, protecting us now. that will deliver another nice day for tomorrow. next up, we will watch this weather racism well down south united states that will race toward us for the weekend, and resuscitation. moment. -- some precipitation. first, we will tell you what kind in a moment.
south, that system will drag on up here for the weekend. maybe we will have an idea of what kind of weather we will see this weekend. futurecast showing clear skies and him and it continues to drop back down again. in some locations, 20' s. tomorrow, plenty more sunshine. friday, clouds will build in off direction. that is ahead of a very weak system that moves through saturday morning. maybe some snow showers in the morning and a rain shower or two in the afternoon, but they will be very spotty on saturday. it is sunday that we will watch more carefully. lows for tonight, as you can see, not as cold as last night. tomorrow, fairly similar temperatures what we saw today. plenty of sunshine. let' s take a look at the 7-day forecast. check it out. another nice one for tomorrow and friday, partly sunny skies. the weekends -- saturday, a
in the morning, rain in the afternoon. sunday right now is looking like heavy rain is possible. we get the of to an inch of rain fall on sunday, so get ready for that. it is obviously still wednesday looking at sunday, there could be changes, but it is looking more certain. jean: and no snow. josh: that is what it is looking like now. jean: thanks, josh. there' s still time to get your tickets before the big powerball drawing tonight. tom: the jackpot is estimated to be around $500 million. that is the biggest jackpot in nearly a year. at bunny' s superette in manchester, there were lines at both registers around noon time. most people already have the money spent. >> disappear i think. just get off the grid. go do things i' ve been waiting to do. sara kerr: probably take a vacation and then give back to the community and help family and friends. tom: there you go. get off the grid. that sounds like an idea. the original jackpot was estimated at around $450 million
jean: you could buy the grid. if you' re not sure which numbers to play, head to wmur.com. we' ve crunched the winningest numbers from the last 20 years to help you sort out your strategy. let us know how it goes. tom: no guarantees. jean: no guarantees. next on news 9 at 5:00, a father says the tsa went too far when screening his daughter. see if you agree. tom: and the mother of the girl once known only as baby doe that'
tom: a father says he was sick to his stomach watching what happened to his 10-year-old daughter at the airport. jean: but the tsa is defending the agent and the patdown she carried out. here' s abc' s kayna whitworth. kayna: a pouch of juice inside this purse leading to what one father believes was an excessive patdown on his young daughter. >> i will start at her neck, work my way down to her feet. kayna: a female tsa agent at raleigh-durham international airport in north carolina subjecting 10-year-old vendela brainerd-payne to the two-minute
procedure leaving the girl feeling uncomfortable and her father outraged.
inappropriate, very invasive, and really violated my daughter . s discomfort on his cell phone. vendela: she kept doing it over and over. i felt like screaming. kayna: payne says he plans on filing a complaint with the help of congressman scott peters. a spokesperson for the tsa telling "good morning america"
that "screening procedures allow for the patdown of a child under the process by which the child was patted down followed approved procedures." child' s bag contained "a cell phone that alarmed, requiring additional resolution procedures." kayna what worth, abc news, new york. tom: another grocery chain is under fire for allegedly mislabeling products. jean: straight ahead at 5:30, which packages may not be as full as they claim? tom: and one state that has already approved medical
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are concerned about safety. tom: defense attorneys say the mother of the girl found on deer island kept silent because she was afraid of the girl' s killer. judge: the clouds cleared and the temperatures rose today. we will take a look at whether there' s more of this in the future. jean: and this musher is just 13 years old, but she' s already a veteran of new england' s
sled dog races. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 5:30. jean: the town of merrimack has given conditional approval to a medical marijuana dispensary. and tonight, it has some neighboring businesses concerned. welcome back. i' m jean mackin. tom: i' m tom griffith. the dispensary will go in a former credit union. and as wmur' s heather hamel reports live now, some worry its too close for comfort. heather: yes, the location is right on busy daniel webster highway with a catholic college across the street and a business
negative side effects to the dispensary, but the town feels safeguards have been put in location. union. but if all goes as planned, this could soon be one of the first medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. timothy thompson: if they had to select a facility in merrimack, there is probably not too many that would be better suited than this one.
heather: it is close to the highway. centrally located to serve counties, and being a former bank has a safe to secure the drugs and money. the owner of r.h. cars right next door worries it will hurt his business and also leave the area open to crime. but town officials say the non profit prime alternative treatment center of new hampshire has been working with them to address those concerns. and they have to submit a detailed security plan before the doors can open. but image and values are also a worry. thomas more college, a long running catholic institution, is
president says, quote, "the presence of this facility will be harmful to our corporate image, especially to the sense rightly associated with our college." "legal action will be considered, as well as regular peaceful protests." >> i can certainly understand where they are coming from, but in many land use decisions, i have to separate what the law says versus what perceptions could be. heather: thompson says its unchartered territory and they are committed to ending up with a site that' s good for the community but addresses the safety and concerns of the citizens. while people are expected to visit the dispensary daily, the town says people cannot consume any of the medicine on the grounds. in the former bank drive-through is offlimits. this is the second community to give conditional approval to a dispensary. dover did so in november. if all conditions are met, the centers could open as early as spring. reporting live, heather hamel, wmur news 9. jean: tonight, an auburn, maine
whether to allow students to use some forms of medical marijuana in school. if approved, the marijuana would have to be in a non-smoking form, would have to be approved by a physician, and nurses would not be allowed to administer it. tom: the mother of bella bond, the little girl found dead on deer island, is now being held on a million dollars bail. rachelle bond was arraigned this morning in suffolk county court after a grand jury indicted her for being an accessory after the fact to the murder of her daughter. david deakin: she told police that she knew immediately that her daughter was dead, and went to hold her, but mr. mccarthy prevented her from seeing her daughter. janice bassil: there are issues of emotional control, psychological control. she was, unfortunately, very heavily using drugs at that time that mr. mccarthy was providing to her. tom: defense attorneys say the bond knew exactly what happened to bella as police tried to identify baby doe but never came forward because of her boyfriend, the alleged killer michael mccarthy. bond is also charged with
she had died. jean: commitment 16 now wmur' s stephanie woods is live at unh law school with all of the details. stephanie: organizers say the table' s discussion here is the first time any of the 2016 presidential candidates have talked about human trafficking. the new hampshire coalition against domestic and sexual violence and the unh school of law invited governor john kasich to discussed the issues facing survival arts and how he would discuss human trafficking as president. the ohio governor spoke about how he has battled coerced prostitution and de-criminalized the victims of human trafficking in his own state, including sweeping legislation he signed in 2014. kasich said that he will pledge funding to combat human trafficking if he is elected president.
t choose him, he will coordinate with new hampshire authorities to help get more money into crisis centers. gov. kasich: the idea that a 12-year-old boy or girl is taken and put into a sex or some sort of slave trade is a poor abhorrent. we have to move quickly. it is a problem that is not well understood. i hope what we can do is coordinate between what we do in ohio and what they do here. stephanie: we will be covering governor kasich' s town hall meeting in hooksett later on. he says this will be his 50th townhall meeting in the granite state. live in concord, stephanie woods, wmur news 9. jean: thank you, stephanie. chipotle has been subpoenaed as part of the investigation into a norovirus outbreak at a restaurant out west. that story is next. tom: also ahead, a class-action lawsuit against trader joe' s, . which product has customers so
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tom: here you go. video of the closing bell exchange, and it was not a very good day on wall street. korean situation. dow jones down 252 point, gun makers, though, are having a very good week on wall street. jean: president obama' executive orders on gun rules triggered a jump for stocks like smith and wesson, sturm ruger, those same companies also saw a big boost last year after proposals for tighter gun laws when they rose an average of 78%. chipotle is facing a criminal investigation over an outbreak of the norovirus at one of its restaurants in california. the investigation is
being conducted by the fda and the u.s. attorney' s office. it requires chipotle to hand over a broad range of documents tied to the outbreak that happened this past summer. just last month, a chipotle restaurant in boston was shut
sick with norovirus. the investigation does not involve the e. coli outbreak tied to some restaurants out west. trader joe' s is being sued for under-filling its cans of tuna. the
class action lawsuit claims that the grocery store' s five ounce tuna cans only contain three ounces of tuna. tests by the government found that nearly every can was under-filled, which is a violation of the federally mandated minimum standard of fill. and if you do not feel like your doughnuts have enough bling, how about this? a restaurant in new york city is selling this gold-ringed doughnut. it has champagne filling and is dusted with gold. it will cost you $100. the chef says he' s sold five dozen since last week. tom: is that real gold? jean: i would imagine, but i do not think i would want to eat it.
paying $100 for it. still ahead, dangerous floods are washing across the west coast tonight, and there' s another serious storm on the way. jean: in sports, we will
hear from the coach as the patriots start gearing up for the playoffs. tom: and on news 9 at 6:00, an unusual donation to one presidential candidate. hear from the granite state gun seller who gave donald trump a
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jean: emergency crews in california have been dealing with dozens of rescues thanks to the powerful storms hitting that state. tom: wmur' s hayley lapoint is live. hayley: this is just what california needs, but the problem is it is too much rain too quickly. today' s storm is just one of several hitting the west coast in the coming days. a west coast wash out? >> here comes el nio. hayley: el nio-fueled rains drenching california, where rushing flood waters invaded backyards. >> what do you got in your yard? hayley: parking garages, and this restaurant, a roof muddy waters full of debris, trapping many commuters in their cars, sending dozens more sliding off the roads. right now, a flash-flood watch is in effect for almost the entire san francisco bay area
few feet of snow. now for us, the weather has been very quiet this week. for more on the forecast, here is meteorologist josh judge. josh: we have rain in the 7-day forecast. we will show you that in a moment. let' s start off with the amazing change we had early this morning to this afternoon. worse, your low temperatures around the granite state, and take a look at that -- concord back down to 0 last night as did lebanon. even the "warm" spots were only in the low double digits in southeastern new hampshire toward the seacoast. 8 in manchester, 5 in keene. high temperatures -- what a rebound. even in northern new hampshire when you are as much as 12 low zero, you made it to the mid-30' s, so that is a 45 degree to 50 degree temperature
equally impressive jumps in southern part of the state and central new hampshire as well. that was the high. a fw ew degrees have artie been shaved off, and
they will continue to fall. not as far tonight as what we saw last night, and gradually we are seeing temperatures a little bit milder than we saw them today. winds fairly light. that will allow those temperatures to drop down tonight quite a bit. not as cold as last night, maybe a good 10 degrees to 50 degrees milder than it was in most spots. clear skies remain, as you can see, and that will be the case again for tomorrow. tomorrow, a near carbon copy of today as we will see another beautiful day with light wind, plenty of sunshine, and richard close to where we were today, maybe a degree or two less. the entire east coast here is in the clear, but in the central parts of the nation and down to texas, you can see a system moving through with the big
system that we will be watching organizes itself. very disorganized right now, but as it comes toward us, it will be doing two things -- it
will be bringing lots of precipitation, and these temperatures a little bit above average but still cool will be displaced as the storm drags up it gets here on sunday, it will january. take futurecast and show you how that continues through the well. lots of sunshine just like we saw today. friday, partly sunny skies the there could be clouds that come in off the ocean of the winds shift direction there. that is part of a front that will cross through saturday, bringing us the chance of freezing rain or snow in the morning, maybe a raindrop or two well. these will be very spotty in
tomorrow, the lebanon area. it is looking pretty clear. even into friday, a lot of sunshine is on the way, as you can eat right here as well. it is looking pretty good. cold as last night. there you go, single digits and plus, double digits elsewhere. not as cold as last night. tomorrow another beautiful day, but i talked about a little, and sunday, heavier rain a possibility, and milder temperatures in the 40' s. that is something that a lot of people probably do not want to see, so we will continue to watch that potential. tom: it is something else, thank you. jean: thanks, josh. one of the racers in the great north woods sled dog challenge is just 13-years-old. tom: for tonight' s escape outside, wmur' s paula tracy talked to the young musher about her early start in the sport. paula: lara renner is a veteran of the north country race, which starts at the omni mount washington hotel.
the eighth greater is in training for the junior iditarod. renner has been running her team of dogs since she was 10. it all started with the movie "snow buddies." after that, her parents took her to the sled dog races in laconia and she got her first dog, , storm, as a birthday present. renner' s father has been helping her a lot, along with peter franke, from new durham, who trains with her regularly. at next month' s great north woods challenge, renner will compete in the eight-dog class, she' s run this race before, and last year did the 30-mile can-am races deep in the woods of maine. she hopes that rigorous training will have her and the team ready for the 2018 junior iditarod, covering 150 miles outside of anchorage, alaska. for more on her training, s learned from her dogs, go to the escape outside
paula tracy, wmur news 9. >> now, jamie staton and news 9 sports. jamie: all right, how about this buzzer beater last night? king that the mavericks in the nba, deron wiliams pump fakes and attempts the 3 pointer from the corner, and it goes in at the buzzer. we will take another look at it. mavericks beat the kings on shot. hi, everybody. the patriots get a bye-week as the playoffs begin, but they are still practicing. they know they will play one of 3 teams one week from saturday -- the chiefs, texans, or so they don' t know their exact opponent, but they know they will be good. codes belichick: we know whoever we play next week will be someone who 1 a playoff game. no matter who that is, we know have a lot of confidence, they
and they are a good team, so for us to beat them, we will have to play our best team of the year. jamie: and the monarchs skate at the adirondack thunder. jean: thank you, jamie. lots of kids are inseparable england girl' s sidekick is a little unusual. tom: up next, how she ended up with this duck by her side. jennifer: coming up new on news the fiance e of a secret service agent severely injured in a new hampshire crash that killed the driver is revealing the extent of his injuries. and his promise to return to a job he loves. and what appears to have started as a bar altercation has ended with serious injuries to one of the men involved. the assault investigation now
jean: the american kennel club has added two new breeds to its officially recognized list that can compete in shows. the american hairless terrier is described as lively and re they' re also considered good for people with allergies. arabian greyhound, was bred specifically to hunt large game. they' re known for speed and endurance and having a reserved demeanor. tom: there you go. jean: one massachusetts dog has been paying attention to
tom: the animal and another pats got loose. the second dog slid down an embankment and got lost in the bushes. the first dog went back to get help. he started barking until an officer located him and let them straight to the dog in trouble. both dogs are fine. tom: a family of goats kept officers very busy out in indiana. jean: animal control officers spent several hours chasing a mother goat and her two babies. officers followed them across several major streets. tom: a family of goats kept officers very busy out in indiana. michael delp: well in my 11 years, this is a first. major golinski: we had some good laughs of -- "you' re looking for a what?" jean: it took more than seven hours to get them all together. the goats were placed in a shelter, and officials are now looking for the animals' owner. man' s best friend is not a dog for one little girl out in maine -- it' s a duck. tom: meet 5-year-old kylie brown from freeport.
but her mom says none of her other pets showed affection to her daughter like their duck named snowflake. like a dog, snowflake can be quite protective of kylie. ashley brown: everywhere she went, and he was quiet. and if she went missing, he would squawk and panic. tom: brown says in snowflake' s eyes, kylie is mama duck, so he constantly follows her around. snowflake waits for her at the bus stop to get home from school, and kylie makes sure he gets in his nap in the afternoon. jean: look at has webbed feet sinking in the snow. so cute. tom: thanks for joining us for news 9 at 5:00. jean: stay tuned -- news 9 at 6:00 is next.
jennifer: now at
6:00, new information about one of the secret service agents hurt in last week' s crash in wakefield. the effort to help one of the agents whose spinal cord was injured. >> the house will come to order. tom: the state house was busy today as the legislative session began. the major issues on the agenda. josh: it was a much nicer day out there today, could there be more to come? plus a sneak peek , at some not so nice weather for part of the weekend. jennifer: when republican presidential candidate donald trump came to the granite state last night, a gift was waiting for him. >> we just wanted to present mr. trump with a rifle from claremont, new hampshire. jennifer: why he' s not allowed to take it back home to new york yet. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: tonight, new details about a deadly crash in wakefield that killed one man and injured four secret service agents. those agents is facing a long and difficult recovery. i' m tom griffith. jennifer: i' m jennifer vaughn. a fundraising effort is being launched by friends of the agent, garrett fitzgerald.