tv News 9 Daybreak ABC January 28, 2016 5:00am-6:00am EST
erin: the clock is winding down before the new hampshire primary. one local campaign is scrambling to replace key items after a break in in manchester. sean: the candidates are making their final pushes in iowa. donald trump is skipping tonight' s republican debate. kevin: quick moving pattern this time of year. erin: will a judge reduced the sentence he handed down against
a hearing is scheduled for later today. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning, new hampshire. i' m erin fehlau. sean: hello. i' m sean mcdonald. we are knocking on the door to february, but it continues to feel like march. kevin: we' ve hesitated to call this the january thaw. we have not had a very cold air around -- a lot of very cold air around. temperatures are much cooler. we are in the single digits up north. we are up to the 30' s to near 40' s today through midafternoon. clouds start to increase ahead of the next system. let' s take a look at your thursday morning ride.
wzid' s deb davidson. good thursday morning. deb: good thursday morning, kevin. all major roads in the state of new hampshire are moving well and up to speed. the only thing we do need to be careful of our the on and off ramps through the state due to the melting -- a lot of it froze during the overnight hours. be careful and look out for black ice. no problems on 101 heading out to the coast. 95 north and south are moving well. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: thanks. police in manchester are investigating after someone broke into senator rand paul' s campaign headquarters. erin: someone forced open a backdoor and grabbed some
ray brewer is live on bridge street with reaction from the campaign. ray: this has been a tough campaign for kentucky senator rand paul and this break-in is an unwelcome distraction for campaign staffers as they ready for their final push. with primary day right around the corner, rand paul' s volunteers and campaign staff are hard at work. they are missing some equipment now. someone forced open a door and rummage through the office, stealing computers and ipads. >> these are tools we use every day to manage our data and contact supporters online. ray: campaign officials are confident that no sensitive data was compromised. they are working to replace the stolen items. >> the work continues.
ray: senator paul launched his campaign early, but he struggled to gain traction. supporters say he is the candidate who has remained true to his value. >> he is the most consistent on principle and in a way that does not get in the way of being pragmatic. ray: campaign officials do not believe there is any political tie in to the break-in. police also tell us that the thief took some clothing and food. reporting live, ray brewer. erin: thank you so much. investigators say a candle left burning on a dresser sparked a fire in northfield early this morning. when firefighters arrived after midnight on union road, they found heavy fire in the basement. one person was treated to minor burns -- for minor burns.
sean: a hearing is scheduled to address the sentence for a convicted sex offender. joshua baud was sentenced in 2014 for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl. a week later, the judge decided to reduce the sentence he handed down. it was not clear if he was allowed to do so. the state supreme court has said he can reduce the supreme court if he wants. erin: the drug crisis took center stage on capitol hill yesterday. manchester police chief nick willard joined kelly ayotte and jeanne shaheen to tell the senate how the epidemic is affecting the state. the senators are cosponsors of the comprehensive addiction and recovery act. chief willard urged lawmakers to
>> not only is it taking lives, it is deteriorating communities, devastating families, and leaving children without parents. erin: chief willard also said that treatment centers and interaction with patients can be more effective than incarceration. sean: most of the leading republicans will share a stage tonight for the final time before the iowa caucuses next week. there will be one face missing -- front runner donald trump will skip the debate because of an ongoing feud with fox news. ray: both sides are engaged in a high-stakes game of chicken hours before tonight' s final debate. >> i' m not walking away. i was pushed away. ray: trump defended his decision on fox news. >> i was not treated well by fox.
kelly. i think she is highly overrated area and -- overrated. ray: senator ted cruz is pouncing on his decision to be a no-show. >> if someone did not show up at the interview, you know what you would say? re fired. [laughter] [applause] ray: he is also challenging trump to a one-on-one debate. trump said, ok, can we do it in canada? bernie sanders met president obama behind closed doors. back in iowa, former president bill clinton stumping for his wife ahead of monday' s caucuses. donald trump will be holding a fundraiser for veterans in iowa at the same time of the foxnews debate, literally just two miles
sean: on the democratic side, a national poll shows bernie sanders closing in on hillary clinton. the abc news/"washington post" poll shows hillary clinton with a 55% to 36% lead over bernie sanders. sanders' support is up eight points from last month. on the primary source section of wmur.com, political reporter john distaso breaks down how the iowa results could affect the new hampshire caucuses and he takes a look at the controversy surrounding one campaign' s use of robo calls. things are starting to heat up. erin: they certainly are. it is not uncommon for lakes and ponds in new hampshire to be closed for cyanobacteria.
is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health caret and child care so people canr actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. kevin: single digits in parts of the north country. through the afternoon, we will seek an -- temperatures continue to work their way back toward the freezing mark. more details coming up. erin: could there be a link new hampshire and lou gehrig' disease? sean: a doctor at dartmouth hitchcock started matching where
noticed where his -- a surprising trend. patients who lived near bodies of water that developed cyanobacteria were 45% more likely to develop als. to learn more about the research, visit the escape outside section of wmur.com. erin: today marks 30 years since the shuttle challenger disaster. a national holiday is in the works to honor those who died. members of the concord high school class of 1986 have started an online petition to the white house. they are trying to collect 100,000 signatures. right now, they only have a few hundred. we have posted a link on our website. governor maggie hassan will
the anniversary of the disaster at the michael of shepard discovery center in concord -- mcauliffe-shepard discovery center in concord. we hope you will join us tonight at 7:00 for a new hampshire chronicle special "touching the future." see how challenger centers are inspiring students around the world. sean: she continues to inspire students to learn. coming up, the goal for most sports teams is to win, but one team in minnesota has been shut down because they were too good. erin: the right whale population
miles are considered critical, including the entire gulf of maine to southeast of cape cod. the north american right whale was hunted almost to extinction in the 1800s. officials in mexico have released new video of drug lord el chapo guzman after his capture last month. the video shows him being fingerprinted, blood tested, and photographed at a maximum security prison and then being process to the u.s. it also shows him stealing a car and trying to escape before his arrest. sean: tax season is getting underway and local police are warning residents about a sophisticated scam targeting residents out there. a caller says you only and says you must pay immediately using a preloaded debit card or wire
be arrested or lose your drivers license. the irs will never ask for payment like that and will most likely contact you by mail. the cost of coffee beans is at the lowest point in two years. don' t expect to save any money. the harvest is expected to be huge this year. but many coffee makers will raise the prices -- wages they pay to their workers. erin: victoria arlen is helping report for the x games on espn and abc. this is the first time she has ever covered action sports. last summer, she made her espn debut covering the special olympic world games. >> are we supposed to play worse just to make them happy?
of its league because they are too good. league officials since the team a letter saying that their skill level is too high and other teams no longer want to play them. players and parents are frustrated by the decision. it is not clear if they will be allowed to join other teams midseason. this does not seem fair at all. they should not be punished because they are a great team. sean: maybe a midseason decision -- not a midseason decision certainly. kevin: the uconn women have been doing this for decades now. they are not kicking them out. sean: i' m sure other teams would love it. [laughter] kevin: we start off in the teens early this morning. just a few clouds out there this morning. from there, we should start to see some high clouds increase
there will be several of these quick moving systems that will change our skies here and there. morning sunshine, high afternoon clouds, 30' s to lower 40' s. normal highs are in the 20' s to lower 30' s. we are about 10 above that. there is a chance of a couple snow showers later on tonight. we are not expecting huge problems from that. gradually milder temperatures. s monday, as well, next week. we start off with a bank of west. the rest of the clouds you see back to our west will start to produce some chances of snow showers later on this evening. down near zero up in pittsburgh. the west along the connecticut river.
and southwest which will help push things up. we will get up near 40 degrees by later this afternoon. not much of a wind to go along with it. it will feel pretty good later on this afternoon. clouds will thicken later on this evening. you will notice a couple of it or miss snow showers. it is not only western or northern areas, but southeastern spots could see snow showers around. skies will try to break apart tomorrow evening to set up pretty good timing for the weekend. by late in the day, there could be a little area of light snow trying to develop with that next system on saturday. there will be another one monday. that would be in the form of a passing rain shower. we have three systems to contend with before a much larger system
on wednesday. it is behind that system that temperatures really start to cool off. just beyond the seven-day forecast, we really start to see some changes. it could be a difference in the fact of snow. sean: snow? erin: we will stay tuned. kevin: it is almost tough saying that. i' m out of practice. erin: you certainly are. ray: manchester police are looking for the person responsible for breaking into rand paul' s campaign headquarters in manchester. the break-in happened late tuesday night, early wednesday morning, the thief getting away with ipads, computers, food, and clothing. the campaign does not believe sensitive data was compromised.
less than two weeks to go before the new hampshire primary. sean: a candle sparked a basement fire in northfield early this morning. the flames ended up causing significant damage. a hearing is scheduled for today to address the sentence for a convicted sex offender. days after sentencing joshua baud in 2014, the judge that the punishment was too severe. erin: if you are looking for a new car, check out this option.
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the dashboard. it is cheaper than the delorean. [laughter] erin: that could not fit in my garage. sean: it could get you around the snowstorm. [laughter] erin: gas prices are falling around the country. sean: drivers in texas lined up to fill up 430 nine cents a gallon. -- for $.39 per gallon. the last time guess was that she was 1969 -- cheap was 1969. it was all part of a promotion. erin: as we mark the anniversary
take a look at how the mission of the flight lives on today, honoring christa mcauliffe and the crew. you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day.
no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning to you on this thursday. temperatures are little bit lower than they were yesterday. 20 two degrees along the seacoast. sean: could see some snow over the next four or five days. but get to our top stories. manchester police are looking into a break-in at rand paul' s
today marks a somber anniversary for new hampshire, it has been 30 years since the challenger shuttle exploded. the trial begins in a man -- resumes for a man accused of planning a stabbing attack of a woman in allenstown. erin: i would love to have a little snow out there. are we going to see much of this? kevin: over the next three or four days, we have teasers from mother nature. after that, we start to bring in the colder air. then we need the storm system to in place. s for the first half of next week, but it is the second half of next week that things start to get back time of year. eventually, we will start to get
storm systems. erin: it has been an easy season
kevin: it has. school superintendents have had it easy, as well. for a look at the morning drive, wzid' s deb davidson. deb: good morning. traffic reporters have had it pretty easy this season, as well. 93 is moving well all the
way down to the hooksett tolls and then from manchester to salem you are looking about a 21-minute commute. the exit 4 onramp does remain closed for some construction. 101 and 111 are up to speed. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: thanks. manchester police are investigating a break-in at the campaign office of rand paul. erin: someone forced their way through a back door between late tuesday night and early wednesday morning.
electronics and even some snacks. ray brewer joins us live from manchester. ray: this certainly is an unwelcome distraction for those campaign staffers, who are trying to break into the top tier in new hampshire. police say that whoever broke into the campaign office on bridge street in manchester rummaged around before stealing things like computers and ipads. the campaign now says no sensitive data was compromised. the plan to replace the stolen items and continue with the
sting is bringing attention to james foley and a documentary about him. sting wrote "the empty chair" at the urging of his wife. james foley' for what was described as an emotional performance. erin: an elderly woman woke up face. sean: a school in england is parents. they are not being -- they are being asked to not wear pajamas when they pick up their kids. kevin: each system coming our
kevin: thursday morning, january 28. some teens in western new hampshire. we are and the lower 20' s in southeastern spots. i clouds increase and will make it look pretty good. i will have the details on where temperatures at from here coming up. sean: a massachusetts man is accused of killing his estranged
head-on crash in i-495. erin: 39-year-old martin mcdonald stabbed his wife to death. the victim, 34-year-old julie meede was pronounced dead at the hospital. police received several reports about a head-on crash on 495. his pickup truck crossed the median and slammed into the car. he was arrested and charged with murder. he will be arraigned today. sean: the texas father says justice has been served after he was charged with theft for taking away his daughter' s cell phone. in 2013, he discovered a text he thought was rude on his daughter' s cell phone. he took his daughter' s phone away. his ex-wife called police and he was given a citation and told to give over the phone. he refused. a year and a half later, he was charged with theft.
relationship with his daughter. >> to be able to stand up for my rights, it' s one thing. but i' m not glad that it has completely severed my contact with my daughter. she wrote me a letter and give it to me on valentine' s day that she did not want me to be her father anymore. sean: a judge ruled that there was not enough evidence to prove a theft occurred. he was found not guilty. erin: a wisconsin couple is crediting their dog with saving them from an armed robber. a man broke into the home last week after they failed to lock the door. the man demanded money. their three-legged dog levi started barking at the intruder and that is when the robber opened fire. a bullet grazed levi' s head and ended up lodged in his shoulder. the robber took off empty-handed after firing. >> a feeling that you cannot really express in words.
erin: this is not the first time levi has come to the rescue. in 2014, he fell off the edge of a trail while protecting his owner' s son. years earlier, he also survived being dog napped. sean: my goodness. that dog is getting a lot of treats. erin: a special request by a school in england has a lot of people talking. sean: the primary school is asking parents not to wear pajamas when they drop off the kids. she observed what she thought was night where being warned to school meeting -- nightware being born to school meetings. we are asking what you think about this. maria writes -- seems to make sense. kathy writes --
ok. do you want to pontificate? erin: well, you know. i think people should be able to wear whatever they want. sean: the celtics hosted the denver nuggets in boston last night. erin: avery bradley kicked off a good first half. in the second quarter, he had back-to-back three-pointers. boston went on to win 111-102. sean: the manchester monarchs played at the orlando solar bears. they won 3-0. erin: foxboro, massachusetts has made a new list of the top 10 tailgating cities. the list was compiled by joe cahn, who is the official commissioner of tailgating. i did not know there was such a thing. [laughter]
followed by new york, san francisco and oakland, kansas city, and foxboro. buffalo, chicago, baltimore, denver, and seattle round out in the top 10. tailgating in buffalo. sean: you have to bundle up. an elderly woman woke up to find an exotic animal caressing her face. >> she is sound asleep, 99 years old. she felt something doing this to her face. sean: that thing was this guy. the animal is a kinkajou, which looks like a cross between a raccoon and a monkey. when the woman screamed, the kinkajou named banana, scurried into the attic. banana' s owner came forward. he said his pet escaped and had been missing for a week. he said it had been missing the week before it escaped and
erin: if you are woken up in the middle of the night. sean: by a kinkajou? at first. then it would come down off the chair and figure out what was going on. [laughter] sean: is that a kinkajou that [laughter] ve never seen before. kevin: unidentified sleeping object. sean: there you go. kevin: a lot of sunshine out there this morning. it is going to be a chilly start. chillier than what we have been having the last several days. teens
to lower 20' s elsewhere. s into the afternoon. a couple of snow showers will be possible later tonight and into tomorrow. into the weekend, we are looking at a fairly quiet pattern. here is a look out added early
quick-moving pattern is the theme. the first system makes its way tomorrow. there is a system well off the east coast. these systems
have been trying to link up, not for a huge snow showers. once it moves by tomorrow afternoon, we wait on the next system, which is on the northern plains. we start off cooler this morning, but with a light wind and a good deal of sunshine, temperatures will jump about 20 degrees from their current levels, which puts a lot of folks from the mid to upper 30' s to near 40. there are a lot of single digits in the north country. temperatures into the afternoon going 30' s to lower 40' s. these numbers are about 6-8 degrees above normal for this time of year.
warmer than what we should be for your overnight lows. we continue to see highs in the 30' 20' s. s, even in southern areas. there may be a snow shower or two out there. any chances of snow dwindled tomorrow evening. that sets up sunshine to start on saturday. there is that band for the
northern part of the state for saturday evening. the next system tries to arrive on monday with a passing rain shower on monday afternoon. by then, temperatures are likely up into the 40' s. at the head of the next, much larger system that would arrive on it. it is that system stay that looks to change the
temperatures will be at or below normal on thursday. we get a surge of warmth over the next few days and then 30' s for southern parts of the state. we continue on. a couple of quick-moving systems. sean: all right. looking forward to some snow. i want to break out my shovel. erin: you do? sean: just for a little while. [laughter] erin: i' m looking for skiing. a tradition is happening this week. the annual ice harvest is underway. tomorrow. the blocks will be used to fill summer. sean: that is how they used to refrigerate. gerber has announced the winner of its annual gerber baby photo contest.
from michigan, whose hobbies include playing peekaboo. her parents will now receive $50,000 in prize money from gerber. erin: she is a cutie. sean: put that in the college fund. erin: a dramatic reaction from a little girl in maine. she cried tears of joy when her mom told her that she was going to see her favorite pres congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions.
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it is a nod to the company' s tagline "proudly a macro beer." it was born in missouri. next week on "new hampshire chronicle," we are visiting the new hampshire plant here. sean: when they turn around three years old, they come to merrimack to be trained. a nine-year-old girl was brought to tears when her mom let her in on a surprise. >> just what we are going to do monday? >> what? >> we are going to see donald trump in person in new hampshire? >> are you serious? >> oh my lord. thank you, mom. [laughter] erin: my goodness. she is clearly one of donald trump' s biggest fans. kevin: her mom and dad have not even decided who they will vote for, but outspoken eva likes trump, especially his hair. she got him to sign her trump
a number one on her hand. sean: it was a dream come true for her. maybe about 10 years before she can vote. kevin: it is nice to see kids -- into the whole process. sean: coming up, a major letdown for a girls basketball team in minnesota. because the girls are too good. ray: manchester police are looking for whoever broke into rand paul' s campaign office. erin: how much money would you pay for a picture of a potato?