tv News 9 Daybreak ABC January 21, 2016 6:00am-7:00am EST
sean: plans are being made to bring new shopping, dining, and living options to southern new hampshire and developers say it could create thousands of jobs. erin: the jitters on wall street continue. many concerns are offset by the smiles at the gas pump. hayley: a storm system brews in the central united states. does it have any impact on us? sean: parts of the mid-atlantic region are bracing for a potentially historic storm after a little snow caused serious headaches in the nation' s capital yesterday. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: that little bit of snow to our south made an impact on d.c. they are expecting more this weekend. sean: a lot of people up here a dying to get a snowstorm, but it is going to move to our south. hayley lapoint is in for kevin this morning. hayley: that is the way the models have been trending. i was talking to someone on facebook -- the brunt of it will be from d.c. into philadelphia. there is a live look in colebrook. 11 degrees there. it feels like only 11 in concord. seven, laconia. five, plymouth.
it feel far colder. at the bus stop, temperatures in the teens. temperatures will feel like the teens for the school kids. i will have more on this storm system as it gets closer to us. first, a look at the morning drive -- we are joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning. emergency vehicles are on the scene of a two alarm fire in manchester on west street. they are urging motorists to avoid that area so that they can get the trucks in to fight that fire. all other major roads in new hampshire are completely up to speed. if you are commuting into massachusetts, there is a crash on 93 southbound at exit 41.
m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: we do start with breaking news in manchester. firefighters are battling a two alarm fire on west street near the intersection with granite. crews have been on the scene for more than a half-hour now. there is no word yet as to any injuries or what may have sparked this fire. we will bring you more information once we learned. you will want to avoid the area around west street. erin: plans to bring housing, shopping, and dining options to merrimack and salem are moving forward. developers have presented plans. the proposals include lots of retail, office, and restaurant space, plus hotel and living space. the plans would create a lot of jobs and generate tax revenue. >> we are to do a multifaceted
grocer, shops, all kinds of restaurants. there will be some fun upscale residential' s. it will be very urban. erin: the salem projects also includes brownstone-style living spaces and luxury apartment buildings. the approval process is just getting underway. sean: the volatility on wall street continues. the outlook for today is already down. the price of crude oil dropped below $27 per barrel for the first time since 2003. many investors are worried it signals a slowdown of the global economy. drivers filling up at gas stations are not complaining about the falling prices. >> i' m on a fixed income, i' m retired, and it makes the money go further.
erin: two people are due in court after police investigated a pair of attacks in claremont. a man reported being jumped on morning. he was treated for a knife wound to his face. early tuesday, a man was flown to dartmouth hitchcock for a pair of stab once. -- wounds. a claremont man is accused of selling crack cocaine in a school zone. a claremont woman will face drug charges. 31-year-old dawn lent is charged with possession of heroin and methamphetamine with intent to distribute. and man was arrested for possession of heroin. sean: we are going to dodge a bullet this weekend. a powerful winter storm will pass just to our south. washington dc and baltimore face
ray reminding -- ramundi is tracking storms. ray: chaos on the roadways overnight. the aftermath of a combination of untreated roadways and light snow, which literally wreaked havoc on the nation' s capital. >> i' m not used to driving in snow. it was pretty rough driving home. ray: the less than two inches of snowfall even delayed the leader of the free world. president obama' s returned to the white house was delayed after his staff changed plans due to the weather. in montgomery county, maryland, cars were stuck on roadways for hours. in west virginia, utility companies bracing themselves for impending power outages.
worried is the depth of the snow and the potential for wet snow. ray: 15 states under winter storm watches from north carolina to boston. this as the i-95 corridor braces for a potentially historic blizzard aimed right at the nation' s capital, new york, and philadelphia. >> we want to encourage people to get prepared. ray: d.c. snow teams or tripling the amounts of plows and snow trucks on the roads. the east coast is bracing for the major storm, which is less than 48 hours away. abc news, new york. erin: it is another busy day on the campaign trail in new hampshire. fresh off a new poll showing he holds a largely in new hampshire, bernie sanders has three stops scheduled.
will also be in new hampshire. john kasich, jeb bush, marco rubio, chris christie, and ted cruz all have stops planned today. sean: still to come home of the drive to the hands-free. lawmakers in massachusetts are considering a proposal to change the way people drive in the baystate. erin: a linebacker for the patriots is earning praise for pulling a woman in a burning car. sean: it has been nearly a year since a manchester man was hit
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new hampshire. temperatures are chilly. wind chills will be running in the single digits. more on the weekend forecast in a couple minutes. sean: lawmakers in massachusetts are set to debate a new proposal to make the baystate hands-free. erin: a new proposal would ban the use of any handheld electronic device, including cell phones or checking your gps. the bill calls for fines ranging up to $500 for repeat offenders. sean: it is pretty common for members of the patriots to earn praise on the field. one player is being praised for his efforts away from the line. he has 22 stitches in his leg after kicking out the window of a car to save a woman from a burning car. he witnessed a three car crash
driving home from practice. >> the doors would not open. i had to get her out of there some way. she was trying to take the window, but it wasn' t doing much damage. i started kicking the window and then it wrote. >> he did the right thing. very heroic for pulling over and helping out someone in need. thank you so much. sean: the woman, who did not want to be identified, said leming held her hand and offered to wait with her. fleming was worried about how coach bill belichick would react to his injury, but the coach called the rescue "pretty cool." how cool is that? erin: that is just wonderful. great news. coming up, how many planets are there in the solar system? the answer may be nine, but it does not count pluto.
sean: firefighters often risk their own lives to help others. firefighters in california are being praised for simple act of kindness. they saw a homeless man slowly and gingerly walking along a busy overpass. the man did not have any shoes. one of the firefighters handed his own shoes to the man, even kneeling to tie them on his feet. erin: that is very nice. "star wars" fans -- you are going to have to wait a little longer. disney has pushed back the release of episode eight until right before christmas 2017. production is set to begin next
a spinoff movie will be released december of this year. the newest "pirates of the caribbean" movie will open next may instead. if you are thinking about getting a new big screen tv, now is the time to do it. more people buy tvs in the weeks leading up to the super bowl than any other time of year. you are going to be able to save an average of 20% or more on a high-end tv this month. sean: facebook is getting in on the sports action. they are rolling out "facebook sports stadium" this weekend for the nfl conference championship games and then for the super bowl. moving forward, the product will cover most majors or events around the world. after months of regulation, cinnamon bun oreos are finally here.
the cookies and cream both have cinnamon flavoring. red velvet oreos are coming back for valentine' s day. that makes it easy. give those away for valentine' s day. erin: don' t do that. sean: just run to the grocery store. one. [laughter] sean: it appears there might be a nice system -- planet -- ninth planet in our solar system. scientists have not seen it yet. they believe it has a mass 10 times bigger than earth and that it is way out there. it would take 10-20 years to make a full orbit. scientists may be able to spot it with a telescope in five years. erin: i' m fascinated by how they come up with all this. sean: they eat red velvet oreo cookies. that allows their minds to
hayley: that is what i do when i' m making the forecast. if this science juices flowing and little bit. -- get this science juices flowing a little bit. it does look like the big storm is going to mainly be a miss for us in new hampshire. for the snow lovers, i know, you are missing out. beautiful first light in dublin. we do have a few clouds overhead. you can see them there in portsmouth. we have a quiet, a cold morning upon us. 19 degrees in concord. 18, laconia. -3 in whitefield. seven, lebanon. the wind is going to start to pick up as we go through the day.
manchester, five miles per hour. that is not bad. this afternoon, wind gusts will approach 20-30 miles per hour. that will make it feel much colder. with the wind factored in this morning, we do have wind chills running in the single digits or the low double digits across the area. it is a good idea to cover-up all exposed skin and where the gloves. in the meantime, we will have bright sunshine and patchy clouds overhead. there are more clouds off to the west of us. what we are all watching very closely is this storm system here. this storm system is going to have huge impacts on the mid-atlantic. you can see it spinning around in kansas and working its way toward iowa and missouri. it is going to intensify rapidly
a beeline for the mid-atlantic coast line. these are all the different warnings and watches that have been issued. you see those green colors? that is a blizzard watch. we are talking maybe two feet of snow in washington dc and howling winds. it is all to the south of us. it is not our turn for a big storm this weekend. a few passing clouds up north today. a little bit chilly with the breezy conditions. wind. day. here is your saturday. clouds from that storm increase in southern new hampshire. no snow in the daylight hours. it will come after dark. this is what we are thinking right now.
the latest tracks keep the storm well to the south. 21, andover 21, plymouth. only in the teens up north. bitterly cold. temperatures in the 20' s. beyond that, next week, we warm up into the mid and upper 30' s next week. good for the skiers with the cold weather, although i' m sure they would like more snow. erin: a lot of the skiers would like to have that snow up in the mountains. we start with ray brewer on the phone following breaking news in manchester. ray: we are following a fire that is burning at 49 west street in manchester. according to the fire chief, this is considered suspicious. there were no injuries. this was a vacant building. firefighters responded just after 5:00 this morning.
there was a fire burning on all three levels. they did have to evacuate the surrounding building. they are just about ready to declare this fire under control. the chief says it is considered suspicious. erin: thank you. plans to bring new housing, shopping, and dining options to merrimack and salem have been approved this morning. gas prices continue to take a downward turn. the gas price has dropped $.12 in new hampshire in the last month. crude oil prices dropped below $27 per barrel for the first
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: a storm is brewing. it hopes to bring a lot of snow to some areas. will it make its way up to new hampshire? sean: it does not look like it. we will talk the weather in a moment. let' s get to our top stories. out of manchester. firefighters are on the scene of a fire that broke out on west street in a vacant building. testimony resumes and the trial of a massachusetts businessman. governor maggie hassan is expected to sign bills aimed at
erin: it looks like the big storm is going to hit philadelphia and washington dc. hayley: we are talking feet of snow to the west of washington dc. it could be 12 -2 feet. erin: we are going to be missing out on this one. hayley: temperatures are cold. -3 in whitefield. when you factor in the wind, this is what it feels like. 8, laconia. 7, plymouth and lebanon. with the wind gusting up to 25 miles per hour, it will feel colder then the temperature readings. we will all see sunshine today, even up north. i have been toting these
guys around all week long and i will need them again today. erin: i had my gloves on this morning. we do want to check the roads. this is a live look at 93 from our common man camera in
windham. hayley: for a look at the morning drive, we are joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson . good morning. deb: good morning.
right now, emergency crews are on the scene of that fire on west street in manchester. all the major roads in the state of new hampshire are moving well and are completely up to speed on 93, 2, and 101. we also have the scene of a crash right at desk on road at exit 41. route three south is congested. i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: thanks. let' news we are following in
manchester. erin: firefighters are battling a two alarm fire in west street. ray brewer joins us live. ray: firefighters
are just about to declare this fire under control. according to the manchester fire chief, it was reported around 5:00 this morning at 49 west street, which is a vacant building. when firefighters arrived, they had fire on all three floors. it is also a congested area. they had to evacuate the two surrounding buildings. no one was injured. no firefighters or anyone else. there is no reason for this fire to have started, the chief says. they are classifying this fire as suspicious at this point. the fire is just about to be declared under control. the did go to two alarms on this fire. no one injured.
sean: a newly released poll shows that republican presidential hopeful donald trump continues to lead the pack of gop contenders. ted cruz is his closest competitor, but still 20 points behind trump. john kasich, rand paul, and chris christie all have 6%. voters have not made a final decision on who to vote or. erin: the trial continues today for a massachusetts businessman accused of kidnapping a woman in dover. prosecutors claim 62-year-old thomas minichiello leeward the woman to his hotel room under the pretense of a job interview. his defense attorney admits that he lied when he said he was in an area -- the area to hire for
the woman said she was scared when he told her to shower, change her clothes, and begin giving her bizarre physical tests. she said he threatened her and her children. >> she had to bend over in a front bend and backbend position. he had her picking up objects with her feet. >> she admitted she never told him to stop anything. she did exactly what she was asked to do. she never tried to get out of the room. he never sexually touched her. erin: if found guilty, he faces a possible 3.5-evan years in prison. sean: we have an update to a story we told you about last week. belmont police have arrested a man who crashed the car and fled the scene after stealing the car. 21-year-old paul noyes took the
car from concord street. several hours later, he allegedly crashed the car on shaker road. he was arrested on multiple misdemeanor charges. erin: governor maggie hassan is planning to sign some bills aimed at curbing the drug crisis. another bill creates a study about the overdosed reader sold drug narcan. sean: a majority of voters are opposed to a bobcat hunting season. the survey found that 62% of voters are opposed to the trapping and hunting of bobcats in the granite state. the commission will hold two hearings on the proposal next month. erin: a documentary about new hampshire journalist james foley
the festival runs today through january 31. foley was killed more than a year ago. sean: a man from manchester has made an astonishing recovery after being hit by a truck last may. peter delmastro suffered a severe brain injury, spent 20 days in the hospital, but now he is back to work and doing what he loves, including walking his dog and writing his bike. -- riding his bike. >> it means so much to me to be back on the bike and being able to do this. 100% ofrider-raised funds go to the dana-farber cancer institute. sean: if you would like to help him with his fundraising goal, head to our website and we will have information there. erin: he had a lot of motivation to get back on the bike. coming up, a fiery scene in
>> i heard two pops. within seconds, the entire inside of the cap was in flames. erin: the taxi driver and his elderly passenger managed to escape before the taxi exploded. sean: strangers are now coming together for something called cuddle parties. hayley: that looks interesting. you might want to do some cuddling up into your jacket today. the wind is picking up. i will talk about how cold it is going to be and the storm path for this weekend marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work,
>> you are watching wmur news 9 daybreak with erin fehlau, sean mcdonald, and meteorologist kevin skarupa. now, news 9 continues. hayley: good morning and welcome back. there is a live look in littleton, where it is -3. that is a cold start. here is what you can expect. it will be bright and sunny. temperatures don' t really warm that much. 25 will feel more like 15 or even five.
talking about the weekend forecast coming up in a few moments. sean: senate democrats have blocked a house passed bill that would crack down on syrian and iraqi refugees. erin: the senate voted 55-40 three, falling just short. the bill would require new background checks and individual sign offs from three high-ranking officials before any new syrian refugees could come into the u.s. sean: the u.s. military has expanded its ways to fight isis in afghanistan. the pentagon says u.s. forces cannot go after isis members in the war-torn country. under previous rules, the military could only go after isis elements that posed a threat to u.s. forces in the area. last week, the state department
and pakistan as a foreign terrorist organization. erin: the taxi driver and his passenger had a close call after his taxi exploded. that was one of six explosions john mcdonald captured on his cell phone 50 feet away from his balcony. the driver and passenger were out of the cab, but they were not a safe distance away. he said the passenger was elderly, his elderly neighbor, who uses to keynes to walk. -- two canes to walk. >> he literally picked her up and moved her away from the situation and got her into the building. erin: firefighters quickly arrived at the scene and doused the flames within seconds. sean: a valet in miami made a
very bad decision when he took
the keys to a luxury car. the $400,000 lamborghini ended up in flames. the valley revved the engine a little too much, causing higher to shoot out of the rear end. there is no word as to how much damage was done to erin' s car. erin: i was just trying to throw -- show off a little bit. students taking the sat will be the last ones to take the test before its next makeover.
the new test debuts in march with no penalty for wrong answers. it will still have sections for reading, writing, and math. it will be focused more on what students are learning in class. the sat was last revised in 2005. the essay will be optional. sean: the celtics took on the toronto raptors last night. toronto was leading 96-90 when isaiah thomas helped close the gap.
big-time dunk. it was not enough. toronto held on for the win over the celtics. erin: the buffalo bills have hired the first-ever full-time female member of an nfl coaching staff. kathryn smith was promoted to special teams coach. rex ryan said she has worked with the team for seven years on a part-time basis. sean: as the new england patriots prepare to take on the denver broncos, a new study is revealing how many studies -- cities have the most patriots fans. boston tops the list. manchester, new hampshire comes in fourth on the list. springfield, mass rounds out the top five cities. erin: a man in california got quite the surprise when he walked into a snowboard shop. 38-year-old nate lint saw the type of snowboard used to
ride as a kid.
he sent a picture of the board to his uncle and the uncle noticed some unusual markings on the nose -- the number 69. his uncle painted that number on the board before he gave it to his nephew. >> i asked them, where did you get this board? i said, you won' t believe this, but that was stolen from my grandparents house in 1990 off the front
porch. >> the shop owner was kind enough to give him the snowboard back. one just like it is on they' ll for $6,500 on ebay. sean: kind of neat. erin: an illinois man is making a living off a very unusual talent. sean: you' ve got to see this. jamie keeton, also known as can head of man can stick just about any inanimate object on his head. he set a record for being the
he said he can make up to $1000 per day for renting out his head. he has an interesting story about how he discovered his unique ability. >> 23 years ago, i shaved my head for the first time and i was trying to cool my head down and they had a home run and i went up to grab it and i was like, -- sean: is that true? he said his talent stems from his abnormally high body temperature. that somehow turns his skin into a total body suction cup. erin: really? sean: he comes in handy at a cuddle party, by the way. for other reasons. [laughter] hayley: he just has a sticky head?
erin: we are going to see if we can do that to your head. sean: they say i am very hot, so you never know. [laughter] hayley: maybe you should go up to littleton right now. it is -3. just a few clouds passing overhead in most locations. here is a look at current temperatures. 18, laconia. 19, concord. it is going to feel much colder. the wind is going to make it feel much colder. with that wind, it feels much
it feels like 6 in laconia. only 15 in manchester with the wind chill factored in. as we go through time, this is about lunchtime, it does not get any better. the wind chills are still at it. it will feel like nine degrees at lunchtime in concord. six in laconia. be prepared for the cold today. limit the amount of time you spend outdoors. especially, the kids, the elderly. cover exposed skin. it might be solar glare that will be a problem. just a few passing clouds up north. that is not the case in the central part of the u.s. you see this spinning? that is the infant storm. it is moving off toward the east.
intensify over the next 24 hours or so. as it heads toward the mid-atlantic, it is going to bring very heavy snow for places like washington dc and into the appalachian mountains in that pink area. even into philadelphia and baltimore. there could be upwards of two feet of snow. notice that that does not get to us. we are on the fringe of this storm system. if we are lucky, southern communities may get a dusting of snow late saturday night, but that may not even happen to be honest with you. here is how things go today. bright and sunny, cold, windy. passing clouds up north. the difference tomorrow will be that the wind will not be as bad. it will not feel as bitterly cold. saturday is when the storm system starts to approach. we will have clouds increasing from the south to the north.
it is skirting right along the new hampshire, massachusetts border. some areas may get nothing, some areas may get a light coating of snow. today, sunny skies, chilly, windy. the big patriots game going on in denver this weekend. temperatures in the 40' s. it will be dry. tom brady will have no problem, hopefully. then we warm up next week. erin: i know you mentioned the cuddle parties. strangers in minneapolis are helping each other out with a little cuddle therapy. once a month, they get together for what they call a cuddle party. there are certain rules. you must ask before you touch anyone. a registered nurse has been a facilitator for more than a year . she says it releases a feel-good hormone in the brain that releases blood pressure and stress.
erin: updating our top stories. sean: crews are on the scene of a fire that broke out on manchester' s west side this morning. ray: crews are still spring water at 49 west street -- spraying water and 49 west street. the fire was reported at 5:00 this morning. the building was vacant at the time of the fire. the fire chief says there is no reason for the fire to have started on its own. it is considered suspicious. erin: plans to bring new housing , shopping, and dining options to salem and merrimack are going forward. sean: testimony resumes in the trial of a massachusetts businessman accused of
kidnapping a woman in dover. 62-year-old thomas minichiello leeward the woman to his hotel room under the pretense -- leeward the woman to his hotel under the pretense of a job interview. erin: gas prices continue to take downward. the price has dropped $.12 in the last month. crude oil prices dropped the low $27 per barrel yesterday for the first time since 2003. hayley: cold temperatures today. especially when you factor in the winds that will become gusty. 21, goffstown. manchester will feel like the single digits and teens today. we will be dry and sunny. we miss the storm system this weekend. light snow a possibility in extreme southern new hampshire. the weekend, for the most part, looks pretty good. next week, it looks like we are warming up a little bit.
erin: sounds good. coming up, they will have the latest on the track of the big storm headed to the east coast. it looks like the storm is going to miss northern new england. places like washington dc could get a record amount of snow. philly is bracing a lot of snow -- for a lot of snow. sean: we will see what happens when they could see 1-2 feet. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] has to solve problems and as small as that's the job. everyday. and now, the first
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