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what you put out on you front lawn may not be safe. up. officials ready to make some tough decisions. and a war of words on the campaign trail with donald trump taking to twitter while hillary clinton get emotional with a young supporter. good wednesday morning everybody. i'm sarah french. i'm christa delcamp. i just stepped outside. thought. i know bri is thinking of jimmy falon. we had dense fog. the situation improved a lot in
dense fog advisory in effect through 10:00 a.m. this may be cancelled within the next half hour. we'll keep an eye on it for you. current temperature into the 40s. headed into the 50 once again clouds with us. that's your -- that's what we are looking at. another round of rain as we work into this afternoon and evening. sprinkler. takes a while for the wet weather to kick in. around the evening commute, 4:00 a.m. we look at maybe some soakers out there. half an inch to an inch of rain clearing out for tomorrow. temperatures near 70. we'll get to extended forecast in a bit. good morning. >> happy wednesday, everyone. let's look at the expressway. a lot of green. not a lot of red.
coming oorl on the roads. route 24, 95 route three wide open. not of town route one, 93 back up to 495 looking good. and the pike looks good as well. let's take a look at the drive times if you get ready to head tout door. minutes. we still have those minor delays on the red line on the t back to you. thanks, danielle. >> right now it's lights out after thief caught stealing holiday display and new kind of decorations are a popular target. families are hoping some surveillance video will lead to quick arrest. the new laser projection are great.
they illuminate the front of your home. the thief decided to take christmas spirit away from this dorchester neighborhood. it's almost all that he has left after a thief caught on surveillance video got away with his other decorations. >> you can see the man give up on the light in the bushes. he takes the one in the ground then grabs a second one. his daughter said it's sad to see someone robbed the light. >> you see the whole footage stealing it. it's pretty unfortunate. it's like scrooge. >> similar theft in lynn. police released this video of man steeling light pro jebbingor home. they want to let people know it's happening. this is what the home usually looks like lit up at christmas
i've been living here's since 1989. everybody stopped by. >> because he hurt his back he decided to change it up this year. each light cost more than 100. it's not about the cost rather the joy it brings >> i wish you could bring it back to me. i would give him $20 to get it back. so i can enjoy the rest of the holiday. so you can see the surveillance camera outside of their home here. they are afraid it's too late for police to catch this man before christmas so they are hoping if anyone knows who he is or if the thief may be watching just to bring the lights back no questions asked. live in dorchester, nicole england." we have new details on the circle in boston. it may be reopened by the end of
fell ill after eating will. let's go to jennifer eagan live >> good morning. this chipotle has been closed since december 7th. more than two weeks now. it closed after more than 140 people become sick after eating here. turned out that a staff member came to work with the noro virus spreading the virus to dozens of other. chipotle's 25-person staff has been tested for the virus. those who are clear will be allowed back. the thattinger who let the employee work while sick has been let go. the restaurant was disinfected. once the city gets their paperwork there's a final inspection and this chipotle would reopen. the virus outbreak was one of many issue for chipotle nationwide. they dealt with another noro
who become ill after e-coli outbreak. they will keep an eye on this location with many follow up inspections. jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." new this morning a woman facing drunk driving and other charges after leading police on a chase allegedly through several south shore communities. the start of last night after police claim the 43-year-old threw a bottle at a man in the parking lot and then took off through hingham and weymouth. police say that no one was hurt. the pan who provided one of the boston marathon bombers with a gun is now out of jail. he has been released from jail bars. here's tim caputo. the man who gave a terrorist a handgun apologizing for action. i would like to give my deepest condolences. i had no idea what his
it's difficult. somehow i got toly with it. he was released from federal custody after serving 17 months behind bars. silva provided dzhokhar tsarnaev with the weapon that tsarnaev'sed to used to kill shawn collier. he admitted he's made many mistake i take full responsibility for the decisions i made that put me here. i was young. dumb and thought i could out smart everyone. i can't blame anyone but my myself. he graduated high school with dzhokhar. at the end of the day he did what he did. i don't support it. i don't support any type of terrorism or violence. today marty walsh said he has mixed emotions about his release. >> i somehow come up with the plea.
there's no comfort for the family. silva spent week writing the apology. your honor i'm just pleading for a second chance. i beg you for my freedom back so i can become the person i know more than capable of being. obviously we like to see him held greater punishment. hopefully he learned his lesson. he said he has many regrets and after spending a 1 1/2 in jail he's ready to turn his life around. gives me time to reflect. maybe i want to do the right thing. >> tim caputo, 7news "today in lawyer for aaron hernandez want to interview juror who odenl lloyd. if true the guilty verdict could be deemed invalid. the trial for that double murder
>> the board that oversees the mbta releasing the first financial report to legislature and paints a possible fair hide for t rider. a new report released reveals the t is varied counting on a 5% increase next year that could take effect in july. it hasn't been approved and hike. something the board knows will be tough for commuters but necessary. they say given the t's budget problem. many of the decisions will be difficult and unpopular. but continued inaction of the nbta is not an option. the riding phenomenon, mbta employee, tax payer and the region's economy demand well functioning efficient mbta. they are trying to close a gap. along with the possible 10% fare hike step could include elimination of service as well
parking revenue. the mbta is working to prepare for winter weather spending more than $90 million as they add tens of thousands of feed of rail as well as heating systems. still according to the report there's a 7.3 billion of backlog. a number that will likely grow. >> according to that report the need to make the repairs is dier and could rise by billions of dollars if they are not addressed. >> now to the race to the white house. donald trump coming out the media in wake of controversial comments. in the mean time her campaign isn't officially responding. this morning simply her answer to young girl's question at rally about bullying is got so settle hit. explain. at that rally clinton was asked ability bullying.
comparison to campaign. this as he tweeted overnight what he called the bias media incorrectly defined his word. >> that's why it's important to stand up to bully wherever they are. >> and why we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. hillary clinton not mention donald trump by name but her comments seem to refer to the front-runners. >> i really do think we need more love and kind innocence our country. >> the controversy started over the weekend. with clinton's claim during the democratic debate that drum oop comment about muslim were being shown by isis as recruiting tool. trump demanded an apology and fired back monday using a vulgar term to describe clinton 2008 bid for the white house. >> she was [beep] she lost. trump took to twitter blasting the media.
badly and the word is often used in politics. as for clinton's original claim she's not backing down. even though her campaign hasn't been able to offer proof it's happening. if you go on arabic and you look what's blasting out with video of mr. trump being translated into arabic no muslims coming into the united states, other kinds of derogatory defamiliartory statements, its playing into the hands of the violent. >> jihadest. >> they find 50% of americans would be embarrassed if trump was elected president. 35% said the same thing about elected. nancy chin. # 7news "today in new england."
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9:15. we were just talking during the commercial break people hear about how strange the weather is. it's so warm for christmastime. potentially record-breaker. although i have to say going outside and talking warmth it seems chilly to me. you remember last weekend when we had temperature near normal. a little bit above average. it's a shock to system. it's been a mild month. temperature in 40s will feel cool. rain after 4:00 p.m. today and that record warmth tomorrow. we're talking near 70. this is weird. visibility is improving.
that's why that dense fog advisory still posted. again it's improving. we may keep patchy fog through the day. current temperatures in the 40s. low 40s for bedford. norwood climbing out of the 30. 48 for boston right now. and it gets better. we will bump into the 50s today. maybe a light jacket or ugly christmas sweater should you choose. clouds through the day today. that's what krista was talking about. this has been fuelling up in the gulf of mexico. that's what in the way for us as we head into this afternoon and evening. why yesterday was drizzly all day long. this the more of buckets that will just splash and then another bucket rolls along. fast and furious two hours either side of midnight is when the wettest weather will roll through. but we could see those showers kick on as early as 4:00 or 5:00 this afternoon.
between half an inch up to an inch and maybe some locations seeing more than that. there'sen the potential potential -- rumbles of thunder. you can squeeze out the wash cloth better. wet weather indeed grab the umbrella for later in the day. we do stay dry for the morning hours even highs in upper 40 for some area and low 50s even the mid 50s. we have warm front sneaking in overnight tonight from the south and that will push in fog likely again and then you see these highs for tomorrow. 70 degrees not out of the question depending on how much sunshine we get. temperatures go up and up and up. how have other warm december fared. there you go maybe that's what we can count on. we remember its mild christmas last year. for more on the travel forecast
>> mild here not so mild if you head out west. that's where it is feeling like winters. 40s in seattle. 30s in denver. on the eastern portion of the united states we're dealing with some threat for severe weather. here at home across the northeast in boston rumbles of thunder. but we have the threat for tornado from eastern arkansas up into northern mississippi moderate threat for damaging winds hail and tornadoes for today. we've seen tornado warning posted already over the past 12 hours. if this is where you are travelling today and tomorrow. check your flights ahead of time. if you travel around boston today. we have showers. we'll call it tear. tomorrow christmas day travelling. looking pretty good. as far as records as we head into christmas we could see a record-high temperature we're talking about upper 60s old records low 60s. and then we're also talking about the warmest december on record. 7 on 7 forecast. you need the umbrella later today. low 50s.
>> andy hiller going one on one with charlie baker. reflecting on his first year in office. here's andy hiller >> has it really been a year? >> it's been a year. charlie bakers sworn in, in january. within months he was being called the most popular politician in america. quite a turn around for a candidate to had run a competent by care matcally challenged campaign. you always wanted to get into manage. correct. >> you had to convince people you would be a good manager so they would overlook certain -- character flaws >> shortcoming. >> i'm clearly better and i
more comfortable in the role of manager than i probably am in the role of candidate. he knows he'll never be donald trump and he doesn't want to be. i am boring. i'm okay with that. i think too much political discourse is distraction. it's not producty. may be interesting and clever. but it's doesn't really get it anywhere. unexpectedly the t has become his signature issue. there might as well be a snow covered mbta train stuck on the top of the statehouse. >> when you came in here you were saying i'm notten the t. the t is not me. now, which happened to be true. now you are the t. >> now i am. that's true. to be fair there's more than the t. you made progress on opiate issue. we have a long way to go.
fiscal stuff. income tax credit. i think we're doing fine. but it always comes back to the mbta. >> what have you accomplished that a democratic governor wouldn't >> i think a democratic governor would have a hard time getting the reformed passed that we got passed which were important to fixing what's wrong there. then there was the run away red line train. >> my first thought was you know sort of omg, followed by i hope nobody gets hurt. and thankfully no one did. look at charlie baker's future and the t couldn't be bigger. if it runs so will he. please note there's a t in reelection. i'm handy hiller and that's my instinct. coming up get your appetites ready. we head into kitchen for another holiday helping. how to cook up a surf and turf stew.
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>> serving up favorite holiday recipe for a cause. this morning i'm kim khazei's turn. she's making a hardy fisherman stew. here's kim's holiday helping. >> hi, everybody. happy holidays. we love this time of year helping out with project bread. couldn't get the whole crew busy time. but wake up. we have ralphy and his santa suit. we make hardy fisherman stew.
>> here's our ingredients. new slice of i will do the onions and the peppers. cut the choriza in court inch slices. i like the taste of yellow and red. but i think the three color pepper makes it pretty. add the chorizo. we do a lot of variations on the scene. a lot of time we just like to use turkey sausage. chorizo is ready. get the extra oil. we have a little bit of oil from the chorizo and add all vegetables. we will cook this for about ten minutes until it's tender. we will add the remaining ingredient. this is chicken brought. it also called for white wine. i'm using all chicken brought today. we have tomatoes. >> and here's the salt. last but not least we have crushed red pepper flakes.
and then we'll simmer it for 30 minutes. all that is left to add the sausage and official. as soon as the shrimp curls you are good to go. it's so warm and yummy and love it around the holidays? all right. so now it's time to enjoy. want to thank each and every one of you for supporting project bread. from our homes to yours. happy holidays >> that looked absolutely delicious. it's one of those things you want to smell it in your house all day long while cooking. if you want to make a donation and learn about the 7 recipes. log on to whdh.com. logo. >> maybe not. strange rendition of that song during a fight coming up. record breaking
there's also a snowflake on my 7 on 7 forecast. i'm explain, ahead. holiday display wiped by thieves from a front lawn. can surveilla this just in. the final countdown to christmas is here. wait what? gary, is this teleprompter right? sweet molasses! i need to start shopping immediately. save on thousands of last minute deals at target. new england's energy comes from a pool of energy producers. at a set market price and delivers it to you. but that pool is shrinking, causing energy supply rates to go up and down. so we're working with partners across the region to increase our natural gas supply and bring in affordable, clean hydropower from canada.
i ordered this today. it's for you. boop! barbie! a new tie! order by december 24th 6pm. >> you could call them the grin p. thieves steal a christmas light display right from a family's front yard. >> family forced to throw out their christmas tree. after not so jolly start to season. the bruins jingled back to contender status. welcome back on this wednesday morning. i'm sarah french. i'm christa delcamp as bri has been telling us. its beginning to look a lot like easter. you may want to plan for some rain. >> absolutely. i was looking at my time lapse. it looks dreary a little bit of
patchy fog is clearing up. that condition improving for us. visibility better. low clouds patchy fog into the afternoon nothing that should cause problem. nevertheless the fog advisory goes into 10:00 a.m. for southeast mass. boston at 48. we'll climb into the 50s today. the real warming come after warm front pushes through overnight tonight. clouds with us now. you can see all of the rain that comes along with the front. it looks like either side, two hours of midnight that's when we'll see the heaviest rainfall. it could kick in as early as 4:00 p.m. >> happening right now it's lights out at home in dorchester after a thief is caught on camera stealing a pricey holiday display. the season really the new kinds of decorations have been quite a popular target. some families are hoping surveillance video will lead them to an arrest. nicole oliverio live in
more on these holiday heist. sarah it appears a grinch has gone and stolen the christmas display right out from this family's dorchester home and as you mentioned it was the new laser light projection that people get into but they have also caught the eye of criminals. it's almost all that he has left after a thief caught on surveillance video got away with his other decoration. >> you can see the man give up on the light in the bushes but he takes the one in the ground then grabs a second one. his daughter debbie said it was sad to see that someone stole the lights and robbed her dad of the pride he's takes in his display. you see the whole footage of the guy stealing it. it's pretty unfortunately. it's like scrooge. a similar theft in lynn police vehicles leased this video of man stealing light
detective hope someone will recognize the man. for this family they want to let people know this is happening. this what the home usual i looks like lit up and christmastime. 1989. but because he hurt his back he year. $100. but the family said it's not about the cost. rather the joy it brings. i wish they could bring it back to me. i give him $20. so i can enjoy the rest holiday. so now the only ornament left here on the home is the surveillance camera that actually caught the thief. they are not hopeful they will catch the man before christmas they are asking the public if anyone has information about where their lights may be.
just have them returned. tree troubles in danvers. taking down all decorations. just days before christmas. nancy? >>ment inner told the family their christmas tree posted a fire hazard and with just three days before christmas they are forced to watch their trees get thrown away. homeless families said they were told their christmas tree would have to go. when i said what had to go. he said the tree. christmas is in three days. what do you mean? it has to go. it's been in the rules you didn't get the rule. >> mother of five said a room inspector told her the christmas tree was a fire hazard. and if she didn't rid of it she would get con compliance report.
my 6-year-old started crying. and that was okay with them. i'm grateful and happy i have roof over my head. happy i have my children. but these children associate christmas trees with santa claus. tenant under state program for the homeless said the next day, though there was note informing them they could have a christmas tree. the department of housing officials say they are working with the state fire marshall to ensure everyone is safe by providing guidance on acceptable christmas decorations including artificial trees that do not pose a fire hazard. it's not about us. it's about the kid. they don't deserve to get everything taken away from them. they already lotts their home. now christmas. this wasn't just limited to christmas trees either. inspector also told family they had to get rid of stocking on the wall. but again housing officials say they will allow nonflammable
nancy chin, 7news "today in new england." right now police in weymouth are searching for repeatburgler on the run. this man broke into the family service center gas station. he then broke into a bar nearby let than an hour later. if you have any information, you're asked to call police. >> bo bergdahl set for another hearing. bergdahl didn't enter any plea during yesterday's hearing. this was one of the first time he's been seen in public since being freed from the taliban earlier this year. he could be handed a life sentence if if found guilty of dessertion. a secret service agent has his weapon badge and other items stolen from his car down in washington, d.c. this happened in broad daylight monday. right outside the secret service headquarters about a mile from the white house. law enforcement official said the theft doesn't appear to be a threat to the agency.
a middle school lunch lady off the job for giving a student a free meal. it happened when 12-year-old girl said she didn't have any money for lunch and she was hungry. >> boden gave her food and then her supervisor. he said i'm permanently. he would call me. and they never called me. i got the letter. >> the kid cannot pay for a meal, if a parent can't pay for a meal and a person is punished for feeding that kid. someone has it wrong. something is not right. piglets recovering after a truck carrying 2000 returned in the highway in raleigh, north carolina tuesday. animal control officer arrived.
the little pigs squealing there. they were riding the truck which you saw there. some of the animal were seriously hurt. they say slippery road conditions may have played a role. one nfl fan getting a chance of lifetime. how he landed a spot on jet's practice squad. sound familiar. new faces that represent the pats in the 2015 pro bowl. feels like tropical vacation for christmas. record-breaking warm.
>> boston's children hospital well you know what? i think we will talk about this thing here i think this was a streak in the night sky that was seen over the western u.s. and let me tell you they are saying that people in california were able to see this and what they are saying is it actually space junk. there you go. i think a rocket that went up some of the particles that come down and they were saying a lot of time it burns up in the earth's atmosphere that why i doesn't reach earth and no one hurt. certainly something to see there. isn't it crazy we capture this stuff on everyone's cell phone. . i will take you about patient at
performance. boston pop playing classic
like "joy to the world." and "rocking around the christmas tree." and i think former patriot's troy brown was there. >> it's a pleasure to be part of the community. and a lot of people -- this is what every day should be like. >> the audience even played a lou withining sleigh bells. i know you've been singing. i know it's probably so annoying to everyone here. i love this time of year. bri you've been singing here. and she has a good voice.
>> the secret is out. we do performance every morning at 5:00 a.m. we do have patchy fog out there still. conditions improving from the dense fog earlier this morning. it's going to be one of those days where area of fog do linger and so will the low clouds. norwood, 49. 48 in boston. climbing into the 50s today but it really isn't until overnight tonight into tomorrow morning the temperature start to get their boost. clouds with us right now and the rain is on its way. dry at this moment but we're in for the afternoon to evening rain to work in for us. that's more likely the later that it gets in the day. looks like the most significant rainfall will be two hours either side of mid night. you can see the showers working in for the evening commute and then we really kick on with this wet weather action. this is good tropical moisture coming through also with the warm air. very spring like weather for us. thunder boomers a possibility.
don't be surprised like that especially in the wee hours of the morning. that's when the wet weather turns off as we get into daybreak tomorrow. some clearing tomorrow as well. if you get sunshine the temperature are already mild just gives an extra bit of umph. how much rainfall are we talking. half an inch to in. there could be some area that exceed an inch. depending if we see thunderstorm and spotty downpours the buckets that just kind of splashing and move on. highs tomorrow i was going to fix that and i forget. we're talking about low 50s today. it's tomorrow that those temperature get the significant boost and it's incredible. i didn't grab this from our october. this really is our weird christmas that we're in for tomorrow. upper 60s to near 70 record-breakers. we're talking not just the high but possibly also a record high
we get a dip on saturday. looks like another boost as we get into sunday and for more on the travel forecast danielle. where it is really feeling out west. 40s in seattle. 30s in denver. lots of rain and snow. we're not seeing any of that. at least not yet. this is something to keep in mind especially if you head out west to travel. if you are on the eastern portion of the united states cow could be dealing with some weather. we're going to do with rumbles of thunder. where it get trickier out toward mississippi. that's where you see tornadoes "today in new england." they've been under tornado warning. also hail, damaging wind. keep this in mind if you travel, today, tomorrow. today is good travel day here in boston. we'll call it fair, though, actually. we have the showers tonight. you need the umbrella for the next three days.
the day after christmas, looking pretty good. you will need the umbrellas to night. low 50s tomorrow. possibly record upper 60s almost 70 for christmas day. 60 partial sunshine and then, yes that's a snowflake next tuesday. where are we going to get ice with this weather? >> the winter classic is just around the corner. the bruins are looking to keep up their winning way. can they get past with the highlights coming up. an alf on the shelf getting attention online.
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after not so jolly start to season. bruin have jingle all the way back to contender status. the black and cold leapfrog and head into holiday break in first place in the atlantic division. locked in a scoreless through two periods st. louis break through in the third period and going dashing through the zone rapping their three-game winning streak. we have a lot to be happy about. i think we have to feel good about the game now. you get rejuvenated >> some brady topping the list of pro bowl selection going for 11th time grabbing fifth pro bowl not. malcolm butter jamie collin and
maiden voyage to honolulu. >> marcus is making the trip to charlotte with the celtics. a sign the guard could be getting closer to return. day. the bruin taking on the blues at if garden in the team last game before the holiday break. and it seemed like announcer jack edwards a little bit of christmas spirit here. we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year. nice christmas carol. and it was like he wasn't the only one singing out there. >> if you want to be happy. for the holiday you can't beat home sweet home
during intermission. the only downside for the fans they lost the game as you heard 2-0. one football fan proves persistence could pay off. >> joe anderson gamed fame. it read in part not homeless but starving for success. the jet signed him to practice squad on tuesday. new york host the patriot's this weekend. coming up real life elf on the shelf that will make you laugh. maybe the obtain going announcer: one candidate tough enough to take on the bully... jeb bush: donald, you're not going to be able to insult your way to the presidency. that's not going to happen. (applause) announcer: one candidate tough enough to take on isis. jeb will destroy isis... and keep america safe. jeb bush: the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. announcer: tested and proven leadership matters.
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share the photos to spread happiness and cheer this holiday season. here's kim kazy with more. twsa the week before the christmas. the elf on the shelf wasn't being very nice. he tiptoed down stair with wrapping paper and glue. he makes mischief and messes not a role model just look at that sweet tooth. he drank out of the syrup bottle. big brother zach knows he's not a toy. he's a real boy spreading the magic of the season with help from pop. holding him the entire time. magic of photo shop. rockwell sees you when you're sleeping tell santa if you've been nice. his picture so popular online people shared and shared twice. stranger clicking photo of this kid. >> not expecting that
it would go viral and it would get the attention it did. but the family has had a taste of what it is like to
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a love that never ends. life is not always picture perfect but one thing is clear you don't have to wait until christmas to feel the cheer. 7news "today in new england." do you not just low that story. my favorite him taking the selfie with the doll. i don't think anything beats that one. they are amazing. we're talking about record-breaking temperatures. what is this? that would be a snowflake right there. there looks to be something down the pipeline.