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we are following breaking news this morning. a massive fire demolishing a mill in fall river. and a developing story in brighton. four firefighters injured when flames break out. plus paying tribute. mourners preparing to say goodbye to a supreme court justice today. and we are keeping a close eye on the polls. democrats duking it out in nevada and republicans take on south carolina. good saturday morning. i'm brandon. i'm nancy chun. thank you for joining us. those stories are straight ahead. plus a wet start to the day. we have a little bit of a warmup which is good news. last weekend was painful, wasn't it? we have a check of the forecast. >> it's a sizeable warmup when you compare to last weekend you're talking about sub zero temperatures. 45 in boston right now. 40 would be our normal high temp for the middle of the afternoon. so we are already above that.
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evening and that changed to rain and now just a little bit of very light stuff as you watch the radar. youyou can tell these showers are moving away from glocester and march field so getting out of the picture here and that should be it. the clouds out there should start to break apart as we head to the afternoon hours. so call it mostly sunny later on this afternoon. at least eventually. highs in the upper 40s for the cape and the island where we will get that influence from the cooler water temperatures but get away from the water well up into the 50s. lower to mid 50s high temp for this afternoon. very mild tonight. our temperatures tonight more typical of what you would normally expect to find in the middle of the day. one more mild day tomorrow and then things get a little interesting as we head into the work week. 7 on 7 forecast is coming up in a few minutes. thank you. we are following breaking news out of fall river this morning. crews fighting a massive fire at a mill on weaver street early this morning. but you can see from this video, those flames that were shooting out of the mill causing some
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so far there are no reports of evacuations. still crews on the scene say this was no easy fire to knock down. >> the eradiating heat giving buildings. the heat coming off here not only hot on the building but also hot on the men trying to apply the water. >> officials say they also fought a fire there at the same location last may. we'll continue to follow this story all morning long and provide you with any updates. and now to a developing story. fire also tearing through a home in brighton on friday. flames badly damaging it. four firefighters were injured fighting those flames. >> and now we are hearing emergency calls from the scene. brighton. >> may day! >> a scare and a house fire in brighton as crews feared one firefighter was trapped inside this burning home. >> there is a member in the
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device going off. high heat. having trouble getting in there. >> we heard a couple of alarms going off. he did as he was trained because time is of the essence. he called a may day not for himself but for what he assumed at that time would be two other firefighters, or one other fire fighter. >> boston fire explained each firefighter wears a device that starts to beep when you're not moving. it could mean someone is trapped or even unconscious when a firefighter heard that noise inside this three-story house, he alerted everyone. >> it could be the worst day of your life. >> they brought in extra ladders and searched the top floor but didn't find any trapped firefighters. everyone was accounted for. >> everyone is breathing a major sigh of relief. >> the people living in the home got out. neighbors were evacuated as the fire grew to three alarms. >> i was getting ready to go down to the basement to get the carrier because the houses are very close. so, i was heading down and they knocked on the door to ask us to evacuate.
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in the upper floors of this two-family house but everyone here knows it could have been much worse. >> unbelievable. pretty scary when you think of it. >> 7news today in new england. and an interview you'll see on one station. a mother describing the terrifying moments the s.w.a.t. team busted down her door. she says she got a call that her daughters were being held hostage and they needed to pay up. they later learned it was all a hoax but not before they gave in. we have the story. >> yes. >> these little girls were at home in rosalin dale with their 18-year-old sister when the phone rang. >> they contacted her. made her feel like her father was in danger and she had to follow their instructions or they were going to kill her father. >> the crooks threatening to hurt their father if they didn't help them get money. their mom says she got a call from the same number on her way home from work. the peopleth the side saying they would hurt her daughters.
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were in the house with her children. >> they called me and said, i'm in your house. they named all my daughters. so, i knew that they were familiar and i really felt there were neme my us. >> simone believes the crooks may have fished all the information on social media. they told her and her daughter not to call police. she went to wire money. >> long and short of it, we ended up wiring what we could get our hands on, which was 600 dollars. >> along the way, someone did call 911, police got to her home before she did. the s.w.a.t. team busting down the door. >> it turned out no one was here. just my daughters. they were locked up in the closet for a couple of hours. >> and now she couldn't care less about the cash but wants to warn others about the danger. >> if you see a number calling you repeatedly that you don't recognize, just don't answer it. heartbreak. a baby that was hit by a car has died. this after dozens rushed in to
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the community devastated by the loss. >> police say a fire--month-old baby has died after she and her mother were hit by a car. >> i waved my hand above her airway to see if i could feel any air coming out. i couldn't. >> she and her sister heard tires screeching and ran out to help. >> i laid it down. i laid her down. >> they laid the little girl on her jacket and began performing cpr. >> i unzipped her fleece a little bit and i just began compressions on her. and then, at that point, she took three gasps for breath. >> it happened thursday night on um bolt avenue in roxbury. the mother was holding her daughterrer on her chest when crossing the feet and hit by the car. the driver and a couple of dozen people ran to help. tonight the sisters are devastated to learn the 5-month-old baby didn't make it. >> for moments i knew she was lifeless in my hands.
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mind, god in my hands, i just did what i was supposed to do. >> people start to take things more seriously. start to value the way they move, they drive, they pay attention, they help, they care, they learn, they make impact. all of those things. >> now we are told the mother is still in the hospital but is expected to survive. so far no charges have been filed. a framingham teen called to court after causing chaos on campus at umass am hurt. william mccowan will be arraigned robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. he and another man attacked a student in a freshman dorm thursday night. one of the men reportedly pulled out a gun. students were told to shelter in place until police got that situation under control. the victim had a small cut on his head. investigators say mccowan turned himself in after a car connected to the case was found in framingham. happening today, supreme
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laid to rest this afternoon. thousands paid their respects to the late justice at the supreme court yesterday where his body was lying in repose. the burial set to take place later today is private. the mass at the basilica of the national shrine of the emaculate conception in dc will be delivered by scalia's son. father pa scalia, a catholic priest. the race to the white house. it's a big day on the campaign trail. democrats, hillary clinton and bernie sanders facing off in the nevada caucuses and down in south carolina, republicans battle iting out in their sect primary. steve has a look ahead. >> morning from columbia as voters in south carolina head to the polls for the first primary in the south. what should we watch? who should we watch? donald trump, he had enjoyeda big lead in the polling in south carolina but before trump tangled with the pope, before trump promised to clean up his
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closed their gap to 5 points and the nbc news "wall street journal" poll. that was his deficit before he beat trump in iowa. marco rubio, polling a strong third hopes not just to beat cruz today, but at least to do so well, he drives jeb bush and john kasich from the race. and emerges tonight as the only mainstream republican candidate. in nevada where hillary clinton lost her big lead in the polls to bernie sanders, even a win by just a few points in tonight's caucasus would look like a clinton loss. with the democrats headed here for their primary next saturday. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, columbia, south carolina. the u.s. state department has released more than 500 documents from former secretary of state, hillary clinton's e-mail account. officials say 64 of those documents were upgraded to confidential but were not classified when they were sent. also none of the e-mails were
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we are following more news today. apple continuing to face backlash in the ongoing battle with the fbi and now the tech company has a new opponent. donald trump speaking out saying what he would like to see happen. susan tran has more. >> gop front-runner, donald trump who usually priests from his iphone demanding americans boycott apple until they agree to help the fbi unlock an iphone used by one of the san bernardino tear i was. >> i think you ought to do is boycott apple until such time they give that security number. how do you like that? boycott apple. >> federal prosecutors filed a motion asking a judge to force the tech giant to help investigators access the phone's data. but new reports say the apple id password to syed farook's phone was changed while it was in fbi possession. apple saying it could have recovered information from the
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the apple ceo said: is. >> i think that the government's interest in surveilling people while it is an important interest, shouldn't trump all of our interests in being secure. >> the government contends it's just for this one phone. this one time. and now has the white house backup. >> we don't want to aloy terrorists to establish a safe haven in cyberspace. >> susan tran, 7news today in new england. and coming up on today in new england, heart-stopping moments in australia. a man crossing the tracks almost collides with a train and the whole thing is caught on camera. we have snow that changed to rain this morning and then tomorrow night rain that changes to snow and later in the seven-day forecast, snow that changes back to rain. so lots to talk about. we'll do that coming up in a few minutes. sounds like it. also ahead, a psyche clone making land -- a cyclone making
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tropical cyclone winston making landfall on fiji. nasa released a satellite image of the storm seen from space. amazing pictures there. authorities are imposing a nationwide curfew and are already declaring a month-long state of disaster. and people there already prepared for this because this
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it's a category 5 storm. residents had to board up shops after they were warned to start winds and rain and flooding from the ocean. >> category 5. that has to be intense especially talking about a month-long state of disaster. rob, what's it been like so far over there? >> i tweeted out a movie making landfall courtesy of noaa a few minutes ago. the fiji weather service are expected winds of 150 mile-per-hour winds sustained closer to 180 apparently. we are unusually warm by february standards. 50s this afternoon and 50 tomorrow. believe it or not, we are talking snow again. could get a coating maybe an inch sunday night into monday morning and then still a lot of question marks about our next system t will be mainly rain on thursday. even that a bit in in question. right now 37 in jaffray and 43 in nashua. did have a little bit of snow
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changed over to rain. temperatures were climbing while you were sleeping and will continue to climb in the afternoon. wind is the reason why if you look at the arrows, wind is blowing from the south so that's blowing in the very warm weather. wind speeds starting to get up there. 10-15, 20 mile per hour. so we'll notice a bit of a breeze heading into the afternoon hours. nothing like the wind we had a couple of days ago. last look at the radar, last drop starting to exit and move into the ocean and that should be about it. skies should start to clear as we head into the afternoon hours. with a warm front you get rain and snow first and then the weather. now we can look forward not warm weather as we head into the afternoon hours. weak cold front will role through later on tonight and that will make tomorrow slightly cooler than today. but still way above normal by what you normally expect for february.
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looking sunny skies with a light south-southwesterly breeze. very, very mild this evening and then again tomorrow also looking fairly warm. fast forward to our next chance of rain or snow and looks more and more likely this system will pass to our south and have little impact on us. but a little bit of rain for the beginning late sunday night. that will quickly change over to snow and then just give us a glancing blow early pre-dawn hours on monday. a coating up to an inch and should come to an end about the time everyone is heading back to work or school on monday. so this shouldn't have a huge impact. just a few flakes early monday morning. more concerned about wednesday night into thursday. could begin as snow and then quickly change to rain. right now it looks like mostly rain but a lot of uncertainty in that forecast for thursday. >> thank you. camera. a man nearly hit by a train in australia. video from a security camera
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the tracks just as another train was approaching. so he apparently saw the on coming train at the last second avoided what really could have been a fatal collision. officials say thisins decent one of 455 similar near-miss cases in the past year. >> a deer walks into a liquor store. this is not a joke. surveillance photos captured this deer in virginia after it walked in the front door. employees said the doe headed didn't have an id. or any bucks. get that? so workers escorted the deer out. he was upset or she may be, she left. >> she was going furt bourbon? >> you know. >> props to her for that. >> brown stuff. ahead, hover boards making headlines again. why the government is sending a warning about the wildly popular gadgets. also ahead, a couple is devastated when their wedding ring got lost in the ocean.
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a warning this morning about hover boards. those popular holiday gifts, too hot to handle. federal investigators say every single hover board on the market right now is dangerous.
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flames. >> the feds saying the there threat is all too real. kim has a closer look. >> it was a very close call for a family of six in nashville. the fox family's home destroyed by fire. two of their children trapped inside. managed to escape by jumping out of second-story windows. >> when the door opened, the smoke and the flames that was so hot, the smoke was just so house. >> the cause of the fire? a hover board. >> we almost lost two of our children. two of our children almost died because of a christmas gift. >> it's just one of at least 52 hover board-related fires in 24 states. >> it's on fire. >> destroying at least two homes and a car n december, the nation's airlines banned them. for months consumer product safety commission has been testing all makes and models diagnosing why the batteries can suddenly overheat and catch fire. today the agency notified hover board manufacturers, importers
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with new ul safety standards and threatened to confiscator or recall all that don't. >> is there any hover board on the market you think is safe right now? >> i'm not aware of any that meet the current standard. >> zero. >> zero. >> in december alone. customs and border patrol seized more than 1300 counterfeit hover boards with potentially dangerous batteries at jfk airport. now any hover board that arrives at a u.s. port can be confiscated if it doesn't meet the new standards. meantime with dozens of reports of users falling and suffering broken bones, safety regulators remain concerned that hover boards are inherently unstable. >> so if you own a hover board, the consumer products safety commission recommends putting it away and demanding proof from the retailer that it meets the new safety standards. >> there are just so many issues there. we have been talking for a while about all of these fires that keep on popping up because of hover boards but a lot of people
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>> i'm seeing all this video of people falling. like a video of mike tyson that falls and hit his head. >> i tried a hover board too. and that actually happened to me as well. coming up, a therapy dog joining some middle schoolers. how the lab is bringing smiles class. and a wedding ring lost at sea. discovered bypass a smokerler. how she stumbled across the jewelry. homecoming? it' s awesome. but with the citizens bank education refinance loan, it gets even better.
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teachers pet doesn't always sound like a good thing but at the middle school here, one teacher's pet helped students through tough times and big changes. a few days ago, alysa brought her dog, bell, into school. zimmerman trained bell as a therapy dog and besides improving student's grades, she says bell rings in a little happiness. >> you can always get a hug from a teacher or from a friend or a high-five or a pat on the back but there is something about the attention and the love that comes from a dog, a therapy dog, that is just pretty special. >> other teachers at the school say they love their newest faculty member's calming presence. >> i was covering a story at a university that brings in dogs during finals week. >> everybody loves dogs. they have a calming affect on us. >> they do. arizona couple fishing for fate after losing a wedding ring while diving in hawaii. this was back in 2013.
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the couple says they searched for a long time but never found it until a year later when a portland woman happened to be snorkeling along the same beach and found the couple's missing treasure. >> and it didn't even look like jewelry at the time. it was covered with calcium. it was green. it took a couple of days to clean it up. and then we saw that there was an inscription in there. and it had the wedding date and the names, david and mary. >> the chances are so slim. it was fate. >> the woman says she created a social media campaign to find the owner but it wasn't until it aired on "the today show" that the ring was recognized and then returned. >> that's wonderful. >> great story. next up, we are continuing to track that massive fire in fall river. flames ripping through a mill earlier this morning causing some serious damage. and while you were sleeping, temperatures have been warming up to the 50s this afternoon. an up and down ride in the extended forecast. we'll talk about that, coming
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heavy smoke after a massive fire in fall river tears through a mill. canal. how crews saved a teen that fell through thin ice. and cops making a major bust
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we were there when the whole thing went down. we had snow last night, this morning it was rainy. i know rob you're saying it will keep going each way? >> we will -- we had snow earlier and that changed to rain and then tomorrow night, it will be rain changing to snow and then wednesday probably rain changing back to snow. you get the idea. lots of back and forth in the seven-day forecast but either way while you were sleeping, it is getting warmer and warmer. 10 degrees warmer overnight. normally it does the opposite. 45 in boston and 47 the current temp in new bedford and if you look closely at the radar, last few drops getting out of cape anne but then a little band when you cross p town. once it gets out into the atlantic, we are done with rain or snow. the clouds should clear out of here. mostly sunny skies this afternoon and we'll notice a bit
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like that strong wind we had on tuesday. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40s for the cape, the islands where you gate influence of the water, but get away from the water. low-to-mid 50s this afternoon. and staying mild overnight tonight. our temperatures tonight more typical of what you would see in the middle of the afternoon for the middle part of february. we get one more mild day tomorrow and then things do get interesting. we'll talk about our next chance of snow coming up in a few minutes. following breaking news out of fall river. crews fighting a massive fire at a mill on weaver street early this morning. you can see the flames were shooting out of the mill causing serious damage. so far no reports of any injuries nor any evacuations. but crews on the scene say this was not easy fire to knock down. >> get enough waterer to protect these buildings. the heat coming off here is hot on the building and on the men trying to apply the water. >> tough job right there. fire officials say they also
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we will continue to follow this story and provide you with any updates. now to our other top stories. four firefighters were injured when flames ripped through a brighton home last night. none have life-threatening injuries but another scare. crews feared a firefighter was trapped inside the burning home when an alarm went off. they double checked and realized that everybody was accounted for. and a local mother talking about the string of events that ended with a s.w.a.t. team knocking down her door. she says it started with a call claiming her four daughters were being held hostage and that she needed to pay up. now they convinced the mother they were in her home with her children. the mother paid the money and later found out it was all a hoax. a state trooper racing to the rescue if fall river. a teen falling into a icy canal and witnesses now calling the rescue a lucky save. john has the story. >> a fall river teenager lucky
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through the ice in this canal at 4:00 friday afternoon. >> from what i understand, he went into the canal to retriever his soccer ball. >> but the ice was too thin. >> he saw there was a sheet of ice in the canal and he thought he could just walk on the ice and retrieve his ball and hop back over the wall. >> that wasn't the case. luckily state trooper, kyle, was sent to the scene and got right running over to the boy's friends who had the hands. >> they were holding on to his arms. the water was up to his neck and they were holding on. keeping him afloat so he wouldn't sink to the bottom. >> the trooper and the boys then pulled the teen up from the freezing cold water. >> we i could him up over the wall, got him on to the ground and able to take his clothes off and wrap him in a blanket. >> i came over do see if they wanted me to call 911. a offered a pillow and blanket i had in my car. >> the boy was taken to saint an's hospital. >> scared for the boy.
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>> he is definitely very lucky that his friends were there on scene keeping him afloat because if they weren't, who know what is would have happened. >> john cuoco, 7news today in new england. also this morning, new details on the robber known as the incognito bandit. fbi is offering 20,000 dollars if you could help catch him. reward. he is wanted for several armed bank robberies across the state. bank in billerica. that was earlier this month. firefighters responded to a gas leak in jamaica plane friday at a vac abt home. investigators say the house is under renovation and contractors just hit a gas line inside. firefighters evacuated neighbors as a precaution but everyone is safe and now back at home. also on 7, it is being called an opioid epidemic in new think land. drugs a big problem on the street -- new england -- this morning an inside look as undercover officers fight to get
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we saw all the action as they made some big busts. kelly has more on how cops are working to keep neighborhoods drug-free. >> it's a tuesday morning. this is no ordinary workday. police are gearing up for a heroin raid. we are behind the wheel of this undercover detective heading up a region-wide task force with under cover officers from eight other dispeace towns. >> we are targeting an individual who has been selling up and down route 16. >> how bad is the heroin problem? >> very bad. >> he has been an officer with everett pd for more than two decades and today they are trying to take down a well established heroin operation. >> this is four search warrants going on as we speak. >> police are targeting what they call a tissue house in chelsea run by two men. one has just pulled in.
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about a month and a half now. >> shut off the car. >> things happen quickly. we pull up just as cops have their man on the ground in handcuffs. >> one matter custody in chelsea. >> another team heading upstairs to his apartment. >> investigators say the deals are done. >> police! search warrant! >> detectives burst through the apartment door. >> police! police! >> what they find inside makes it all worthwhile. >> no one is here. >> so what are we looking snat. >> heroin and cocaine broken into individual wrapped bags. >> 40 grams of heroin uncovered. enough to get more than 100 people high. there is also more than 23,000 dollars in cash. guns, and a 15,000 dollar rolex. arrested, juan cruise bias, aka jay. >> can you talk to us at all. >> first he was camera shy. but minutes later while waiting for a squad car. the 25-year-old starts talking.
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doing something like this? >> cards i was dealt. >> things are tough? >> yup. >> did you make any money to do this to help support your familiarry. >> that's how i support my family. >> over in east boston, another raid where police find more cash, guns and nearly 3 pounds of pot along with 23 grams of cocaine plus 40 more grams of heroin. >> there is people out there that are profiting off of other people's misery or selling poison. >> why are you doing this job if this problem keeps per peltating? >> the it's the right thing to do. trying to save lives out here. >> that was selle o'hara reporting. police tell her the opioid crisis is so serious, there are raised nearly every day to get drugs off the streets massachusetts. caught on camera, armed robbery and a female store clerk trading gunfire inside a convenience store in washington. surveillance video shows the clerk starting to give him the money but when he looks away, she pulls out a gun.
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each other at the same time. the clerk was hit by the bullet and taken to the hospital. the accused gunman is charged with first degree robbery and assault. a scary scene alabama shopping mall. two people were shot but are expected to survive. officials believe one of the victims was directly targeted but that the other was an innocent by standesh. three other people were also hurt during all of this. but not shot. police are still searching for the gunman. a sight seeing helicopter that crashed in pearl harbor on thursday has been salvaged. it took divers and crews about an hour to float the downed helicopter. ntsb will now inspect the chopper as part of an investigation that is expected to take months. but take a look. moments before it went down, the pilot noticed there was a problem and then aletterred down. incredible video. the helicopter crashed into waters critically injuring a
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others in serious condition. florida police boycotting beyonce and urging others to do the same. a miami police union is organizing a nationwide boycott by law enforcement of the singer's up coming world tour backlash against the singer after she released a controversial music video and after her super bowl 50 halftime show. critics say they are upset by the black lives matter theme and both of the performances and the antipolice message. >> not going to put up with her antipolice message. we are not going to voluntary show up and show up to work for a woman, a woman that portrayed a message that is antipolice. >> the star has not responded yet. her tour begins in miami in april. and ahead on today in new england, stand up high schoolers with a worthwhile goal. what the teens are doing to make sure everybody feels included inside and outside of the classroom. also ahead, baseball season not far off now. how the red sox are making sure
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the field. we're living in a very competitive global economy, we need the best-educated workforce in the world. we should be making public colleges and universities tuition-free. we're going to pay for it with a tax
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a wild scene in the windy city yesterday. people in chicago were just getting blown away. wow. wind gusts reached upwards of 70 mile per hour making it hard for some people to even walk down the street. i have to stop laughing. seriously. officials evacuated several downtown buildings because of flying debris.
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nearly 100,000 people lost power because of those downed power lines. i mean, we have our wind in boston but nothing compared to what chicago sees. >> i went online to watch the television stations there basifiers surprised they evacuated buildings. i'm like chicago? but when you see the video, you're like, okay. >> it's pretty dramatic, rob. >> when you consider that a category 1 hurricane begins at 74 mile per hour, they were way. part of the same larger system that will help drive very warm weather our way as we head throughout the day. we are just about done with rain for today. let's talk about next several opportunities. could be some coming monday morning and hopefully rain changing over to snow and then wednesday, a chance for snow changing over to rain in the evening and then thursday, by far best chance of precipitation in the seven-day forecast. looks like by then, it will be warm enough to be mostly rain. currently at 44 in bedford, 45
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in hyannis and 45 in boston. across-the-board, warmer than you would normally expect to find in in the middle of the afternoon this time of year. we had snow at one point, now this saul rain and just the last a little bit moving away from p town into the atlantic. that should be about it for today. there is the storm system that helped to create the winds in chicago yesterday. that is helping to push a warm front through the area with the warm front usually getting the rain and snow first. we are done with that and then you get the warm weather. so, as this moves through, our temperatures climb and get up into the low-to-mid 50s as we head into the afternoon. rest of the weekend looks pretty quiet but here comes our next chance of rain. more and more likely this next storm system will pass to our south and likely begin as rain for the south coast, cape and the islands late sunday night or sunday evening. that will change over to snow but probably only a coating to maybe an inch at best. and already here we are by 7:00, monday morning, this is moving away. so a quick shot at maybe some rain changing to a few flakes
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probably before the monday morning commute and that would be about it. next one is a little bit trickier but also looks more significant. models have been trending further and further west which is good news if you don't want the snow. the westward track is a warmer track and it means we are more likely to get rain rather than snow. but, half of the computer models still take this on more of a coastal track hugging the coast f that's the case, we get more snow. so stay tuned because the track of this really will make a big difference on what we actually get out of it. but the trend today has been for a westward track and more rain in the forecast for thursday. likely wind-driven rain. stay tuned. lots of uncertainty for thursday's forecast. this morning, we are heading to auburn high school to meet exceptional students. they are making it their mission to ensure that all kids feel included at school. >> and their unique program is spreading outside the walls of the classroom. it's even helping shape some
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here is christa delcamp introducing us to this class act >> is this rockets to rockets? >> yes. >> we do this awesome segment called, class act. speaking of awesome, there is a lot of awesomeness in this room right here. >> rockets to rockets is a group that plans events at awe burp high and focus is inclusion for all students especially those with special needs. >> i just wanted to pay special attention and give a special round of applause to kennedy and briana. [ applause ] >> kennedy and briana have turned the program into a success uniting students inside the classroom and outside of school. >> i just really love it when i see people including everyone. >> every one of you all share the same purpose. >> we make sure that every kid, no matter what ability can participate in some way shape or form. >> and their advisor couldn't be happier. >> they are exceptional. most importantly they are natural. they just come in and instincty
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to do and it is not just when they are in the classroom. it's throughout the school day. it's going to the bus. it's sitting down at lunch. they just have a natural flow and day to work with the other students to make everyone feel included. >> to the say the group has given them a career path. >> i want to to be a special ed teacher to have a classroom that will is mine with students and see them just succeed every day. i just love being in the program t makes me happy. best part of my day. >> christa delcamp, 7news today in new england. >> and ahead, the red sox down south for the winter getting some workouts in before kicking off another season. >> nice place to be right now. the team is welcoming some new additions as the sox look to make it into the playoffs this
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high gear. this week in southwest florida. the team playing close attention to getting players adjusted to new roles. >> includes ken and ft. myers with a closer look at how the team is shaping up. >> whennure guys come into work every day, they recognize they are working through something
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but what we need to expect from all is to buy into our team concept. >> the team is managing in 2016 will be a lot different beginning on opening day with a true number 1 starter in david price and possibly ending the day with newly acquired closer, craig. >> the mentality we have coming in every time and every day that i have the opportunity to pitch is perfect. i want to that ball at the end of the game. i want to wrap it up and let everybody go home happy. >> another key element in the red sox taking a step forward this year is the transition for hanley ramirez. the short stop turned left-fielder moving to first base. >> the only thing i see is a guy who is eager to move to first base to get back to the in field. last year was a challenge for him in left field. he admits it. we saw it. >> just get back used to it. nothing hard. we have been playing in-field my whole career. we just got to get on same page.
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more games boston is likely to win. >> if we do that everything going to be fine. i think it is what we are here for and what we get paid for and what we prefer ourselves in spring training to win. >> hanley ramirez cannedded on friday what he did one year guy was not good enough. he battled injure concerns and the numbers he put up will not cut it in 2016. reporting at red sox spring training in ft. myers, tray dare, 7news today in new england. ahead, maybe ever thought about space exploration? well, now is your chance. >> commercial space ship welcoming people onboard? the staggering price tag to take
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if you ever dreamed of going to space, you may be one step closer to the next frontier. virgin galactic unveiled a new commercial spaceship. the company says it plans to take people to space on a regular base. more than 700 people paid a quarter million, 250,000 dollars for a seat on the space ship. >> and here is what they don't tell you, that suv will be dragging the space ship along the entire time too. that. a teen in trouble with the law after causing chaos at umass amherst. justice scalia being laid to
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racing to the rescue what it took to save a teen who fell into an icy canal.
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the white house as the democrats duke it out and republicans battle it out in south carolina. good morning. hope you're doing well. i'm brandon. >> i'm nancy men and we have those stories and much more straight ahead. but first, it is so much better this weekend than last weekend. it was so cold last weekend! >> like 50 degrees warmer. >> and now rob, from snow to rain to rain to snow? it's a flip-flop. it's warm. >> this time last week i was telling you temperatures were dropping quickly. it was 34 at midnight in boston. temperatures have been climbing and we'll be in the low-to-mid 50s as we head into the afternoon hours. look closely and the radar is still a little bit of rain here right over p town in the last few drops existing out into the atlantic very shortly. notice the back edge of the clouds just starting to approach springfield. by the time we get to the
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sunny and on the breezy side. upper 40s for cape and island southwesterly wind will blow across the cool water and get away from the influence of the water and again, low-to-mid 50s. keep in mind, 40 will be about average for the middle of the afternoon for february, about that in the middle of the night tonight. give you an idea how mild it will be. one more mild day. we'll talk about your forecast coming up in a few minutes. breaking news this morning. crews fighting a massive fire at a mill on weaver street early this morning. you can see the flames shooting out of the mill causing serious damage. there are no reports of any injuries nor any evacuations but crews say this was no easy fire
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>> the eradiating heat giving off warmth to protect these buildings. the heat coming off here not only hot on the building but also hot on the men trying to apply the water. >> officials say they also fought a fire there at the same location last may. we'll continue to follow this story all morning long and provide you with any updates. and now to a developing story. fire also tearing through a home in brighton on friday. flames badly damaging it. four firefighters were injured fighting those flames. >> and now we are hearing emergency calls from the scene. tim caputo has the latest from brighton. >> may day! >> a scare and a house fire in brighton as crews feared one firefighter was trapped inside this burning home. >> there is a member in the attic with a devise going off. a member in the attic with device going off. high heat. having trouble getting in there. >> we heard a couple of alarms going off. he did as he was trained because time is of the essence. he called a may day not for himself but for what he assumed at that time would be two other firefighters, or one other fire fighter. >> boston fire explained each firefighter wears a device that starts to beep when you're not
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it could mean someone is trapped or even unconscious. when a firefighter heard that noise inside this three-story house, he alerted everyone. >> it could be the worst day of your life. >> they brought in extra ladders and searched the top floor but didn't find any trapped firefighters. everyone was accounted for. >> everyone is breathing a major sigh of relief. >> the people living in the home got out. neighbors were evacuated as the fire grew to three alarms. >> i was getting ready to go down to the basement to get the carrier because the houses are very close. so, i was heading down and they knocked on the door to ask us to >> the damage appears extensive two-family house but everyone much worse. >> unbelievable. pretty scary when you think of it. and an interview you'll see on one station. a mother describing the s.w.a.t. team busted down her
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she says she got a call that her daughters were being held hostage and they needed to pay up. we have the story. >> were you scared? >> yes. >> these little girls were at home in rosalindale with their 18-year-old sister when the phone rang. >> they contacted her. made her feel like her father was in danger and she had to follow their instructions or they were going to kill her father. >> the crooks threatening to hurt their father if they didn't help them get money. their mom says she got a call from the same number on her way home from work. the people on the side saying they would hurt her daughters. were in the house with her children. >> they called me and said, i'm in your house. they named all my daughters. so, i knew that they were familiar, and i really felt there were people in my us. >> simone believes the crooks may have fished all the information on social media. they told her and her daughter not to call police.
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ended up wiring what we could get our hands on, which was 600 dollars. >> along the way, someone did call 911, police got to her home before she did. the s.w.a.t. team busting down the door. >> it turned out no one was here. just my daughters. they were locked up in the closet for a couple of hours. >> and now she couldn't care less about the cash but wants to warn others about the danger. >> if you see a number calling you repeatedly that you don't recognize, just don't answer it. a framingham teen called to campus at umass amherst. arraigned robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. student in a freshman dorm thursday night. one of the men reportedly pulled students were told to shelter in place until police got that situation under control. the victim had a small cut on his head. investigators say mccowan turned himself in after a car connected
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framingham. a state trooper racing to the rescue if fall river. a teen falling into a icy canal and witnesses now calling the rescue a lucky save. john has the story. >> a fall river teenager lucky to be alive after falling through the ice in this canal at 4:00 friday afternoon. >> from what i understand, he went into the canal to retriever his soccer ball. >> but the ice was too thin. >> he saw there was a sheet of ice in the canal and he thought he could just walk on the ice and retrieve his ball and hop back over the wall. >> that wasn't the case. luckily state trooper, kyle, was sent to the scene and got right to work. running over to the boy's friends who had the 15-year-old's life in their hands. >> they were holding on to his arms. the water was up to his neck and they were holding on. keeping him afloat so he wouldn't sink to the bottom. >> the trooper and the boys then pulled the teen up from the freezing cold water. >> we picked him up over the
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and wrap him in a blanket. >> i came over to see if they wanted me to call 911. a offered a pillow and blanket i had in my car. >> the boy was taken to saint anne's hospital. >> scared for the boy. and hoping he was okay. >> he is definitely very lucky that his friends were there on scene keeping him afloat because if they weren't, who know what would have happened. >> john cuoco, 7news today in
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>> morning from columbia as voters in south carolina head to the polls for the first primary in the south. what should we watch? who should we watch? donald trump, he had enjoyeda big lead in the polling in south carolina but before trump tangled with the pope, before trump promised to clean up his language and did not, ted cruz closed their gap to 5 points and the nbc news "wall street journal" poll. that was his deficit before he beat trump in iowa. marco rubio, polling a strong third hopes not just to beat cruz today, but at least to do so well, he drives jeb bush and john kasich from the race. and emerges tonight as the only mainstream republican candidate. in nevada where hillary clinton lost her big lead in the polls to bernie sanders, even a win by just a few points in tonight's caucasus would look like a clinton loss. with the democrats headed here for their primary next saturday. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, columbia, south carolina. has released more than 500 documents from former secretary
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documents were upgraded to confidential but were not classified when they were sent. also none of the e-mails were considered top secret. a funeral mass for justice scalia mourners gathering at the largest catholic church in the u.s. thousands paid their respects to the late justice at the supreme court yesterday where his body was lying in repose. the burial set to take place later today is private. national shrine of the emaculate delivered by scalia's son. father paul scalia, a catholic priest. we are done with snow and rain for today but not for long. we'll tuck about our next chance
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check this out a i wild scene in the windy city as people in chicago were literally blown away. check that out. wind gusts reach upwards of 70 mile per hour making it hard for some people to walk down the street. officials evacuated several downtown buildings because of flying debris. and nearly 100,000 people lost power because of downed power lines. >> that could be just incredibly dangerous, especially with wind tunnels you start walking through them. at that point, just hope to stay inside. >> yes. just checking with the national weather service. the highest gust, 73 mile per hour yesterday. one mile per hour shy of what you consider hurricane force.
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of that same system and for us, it will be pumping in warm weather, that means 50s this weekend. but believe it or not we go to talking about snow late sunday night into monday morning. probably nothing significant. next storm system will be significant but looking more and more likely it will be primarily rain event. receipt now at 47 in norwood and 47 same number in plymouth and 45 in boston. keep in mind, 40 would be our normal high in the middle of the afternoon. here is why it is so warm. winds out of the south. in that very warm air. it will be a bit on the breezy side. notice winds 10-15, 20 mile per hour right now in p town. so a little bit of a breeze this afternoon. but it will be a very warm breeze. there is the radar showing last few drops exiting out of the outer cape and i'll show you the satellite and the clouds. that would be the gray shading here. notice how the clouds are starting to thin night springfield. the back edge of the clouds and a few more hours before skies start to clear out. so the afternoon looks fantastic.
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all the winds in chicago yesterday now it's north of the great lakes and it's helping to push a warm front through our area with the warm front you get the rain and the snow first. have that already, been there done that this morning. weather. so that's the forecast for the rest of the day. skies clear out and winds out of the south-southwest. we'll pump in the warm weather. so really very nice looking afternoon. we got plans this evening and temperatures still in the upper 40s to low 50s even at dinnertime. so very mild if you're heading out for your saturday evening and again over all very quiet looking weekend forecast. fast forward to our next chance of rain and snow. looks more likely this one will pass well to our south. probably beginning as rain for the cape and islands and south coast. late sunday evening or overnight sunday night that likely will change to rain or rather change to snow. probably only about a coating to an inch at most and primarily for south eastern massachusetts and by the time everyone is heading back to work on monday morning, this thing moving out. so again, quickly in and out of here.
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produce a huge impact but a coating that may be inch of snow late sunday night coming to an end around the monday morning commute. so just really a few flakes for most of us. tuesday looks okay. possibly some mixed precipitation late wednesday. that will change over to rain quickly for thursday. looks like a good soaking heavy wind-driven rain for thursday. stay tuned for that one. lots of uncertainty in that. thank you. not putting away the umbrella any time soon. coming up on today in new england, a rescue perfect for this weekend remember waup. we'll show you how to make it in this morning,'s what's cooking. and what it took to help a woman getting the major rub
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a mother bought a refurbished cell phone but it wouldn't turn on. when she went to the cell phone company for help, they refused to help her. >> when it comes to christmas shopping for her four children, christine goes in with a gameplan. >> we always try every christmas to get one big thing for each of the kids. >> the big gift for her teenaged daughter this past christmas an
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>> not being able to afford the newest iphone, i went and tried to get a refurbished which we have done in the past and never had a problem with. >> she bought the phone through boost mobile's website in november and placed it under the tree and waited for her daughter to open christmas morning. >> she was very excited. >> but that excitement quickly faded. >> she plugged it in and nothing. nothing came up. battery, nothing. just blank. we tried a different charger. we tried a different outlet, still nothing. >> christine says that boost mobile inform her of their 14 day return policy. and said there was nothing they could do. >> my daughter kept saying, i'm not going to get my phone. and it was heartbreaking. >> when christine took the phone to a store ta services iphones to be checked out, she got more bad news. >> he said this is very strange. >> the technician told her that a strip had been placed over the positive water damaged indicator to make it look like everything was okay. >> they said that unfixable. water damaged phone is unfixable.
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boost mobile but got the same response. >> it was like hitting a brick wall every time i talked to somebody. >> then she remembered solve it 7. >> i seen a couple of episodes that you guys help people out so i thought, let me give this a try and see if this is for real. >> and it was. we reached out to sprint which owns boost mobile and explained the situation. a day later, christine received a phone call from sprint. the representative told her that she could get a new cell phone for her daughter. >> first thing i said was thank god i called. >> boost mobile provided us with this statement: >> you guys are wonderful. i can't believe you did it. >> fortunately we were able to dial up a solution in this case and maybe we can do the same for you.
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to hear about it. give us a call at: on ear or send us an e-mail. we have the perfect chicken kabob recipe. >> the secret is in the marinade. we'll show you how to pack it,
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firing up the grill in february for a sweet and savory dish with a twist. >> cider-glazed chicken kabobs. does that get your stomach rumbling. we show you how to make it in this morning's what's cooking. >> grilling may seem like a thing of the past in february, at not your average joes in waltham, executive chef, jeff tener, is turning up the heat with cider glazed chicken kabob. >> a healthier chicken dish that has really full flavors, seasonal flavors. >> cut the chicken breast into cubes and put them on a skewer. >> like to try to keep the ones on the skewer equal size to one another. that way they cook as evenly as you can. >> then make your glaze which will also act as a marinade for the chicken. >> i have apple cider and then reduced on the stove and reducing just helps to concentrate the flavor and thicken it a little bit.
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and then to that, i'm going add whole grain mustard. >> also add dijon mustard, salt and maple syrup. >> the sugar from the maple syrup helps to car mallize the chicken. >> spoon it over and let the chicken marinate. jeff adds a spice rub to the chicken. >> coriander and cumin and a little brown sugar and some salt and pepper and we just want to jen usually sprinkle this on top of the chicken -- jen usually. start with a clean, hot grill, whatever you're cooking isn't going to stick to your grill. >> after flipping kabobs over, jeff adds more cider marinade to the chicken. >> cooks nicely into that outside as it grills. >> finish it off, remove the chicken from the skewer. >> make sure that the chicken gets cooked all wat way through. >> they serve the chick own a bed of roasted spaghetti squash and salad. >> we are using this glaze one last time across the top.
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scallions and toasted pumpkin seeds. england. >> use the marinade over and over and over. >> it looks so good. >> so good. hover boards. what the federal government is saying about the popular toys. that's not going to make chris sander happy at all. he loves his hover board. if you like snow, i have a few opportunities for you in the seven-day forecast. we'll talk about that and how warm it will be this weekend coming up. and a showdown between a thief and a store clerk ends in gunfire.
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breaking news after a mill firebreaks out in fall river shooting flames into the sky. a local college student admits
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the excuse he gave for that action. plus hover board. what the federal government is saying about the popular devices. welcome back. thank you for joining us. i'm brandon. >> i'm nancy. and we have those stories and more straight ahead. let's head over for a look at the week enforecast. >> we started off with snow a few hours ago. we have 39 in jaffray. the cool spot and not all that cool. last a little bit of rain moving out of the outer cape. if i show you the satellite radar combined, there is the back edge of the clouds reaching springfield. a couple more hours before those clouds get out of here too. so, afternoon looks great. mostly sunny skies eventually this afternoon and fairly warm. upper firsts noter cape and island where the winds will be blowing off the water. get the influence of the cooler water. low-to-mid 50s a bit on the breezy side at times but nothing like the strong gusty winds we had just a couple of days ago.
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eventually will dip back into the upper 30s. even then mild by february standards. one more mild day and then we are already talking about our next chance of snow sunday night. that and the rest of your seven-day forecast coming up. we are following breaking news out of fall river. crews were fighting a massive fire at a mill on weaver street early this morning. see the flames shooting out of the mill causing some serious damage so far no reports of any injuries nor any evacuations. crews on the scene say this was >> the eradiating heat giving buildings. only hot on the building but apply the water. >> officials say they also fought a fire there at the same location last may. we are following a story out of brighton, four fight fighters
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firefighters no life-threatening injuries. and an alarm went off and they double checked and realized everyone was cooked for. a teen lucky to be alive after falling through the ice at this canal yesterday afternoon. police say the teen was trying to grab his soccer ball when he fell through some thin ice. they say his friends helped him stay afloat until a state trooper arrived. 15-year-old was then taken to a nearby hospital. now to a tragedy in roxbury. this morning a family is mourning the death of a 5 month-old girl. she died after she and her mother were hit by a car as they crossed the street. this was thursday night. we spoke to the people who
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>> i waved my hand above her airway to see if i could feel any air coming out. i couldn't. >> she and her sister heard tires screeching and ran out to help. >> i laid it down. i laid her down. >> they laid the little girl on her jacket and began performing cpr. >> i unzipped her fleece a little bit and i just began compressions on her. and then, at that point, she took three gasps for breath. >> it happened thursday night on umbolt avenue in roxbury. the mother was holding her daughter in a carrier on her chest when crossing the street and hit by the car. the driver and a couple of dozen people ran to help. tonight the sisters are devastated to learn the 5-month-old baby didn't make it. >> for moments i knew she was lifeless in my hands. but the prayers going through my mind, god in my hands, i just did what i was supposed to do. >> is that people start to take things more seriously. start to value the way they move, they drive, they pay attention, they help, they care, they learn, they make impact. all of those things. >> now we are told the mother is still in the hospital but is
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so far no charges have been filed. searching for two people in connection with a cruiser crash in chelsea. they are accused of starting a injured. investigators say one of the suspects tried to stab the officer with a syringe and that is when the chase started. the officer lost control of the cruiser slamming into two telephone polls. he is expected to be okay. a former army medic appeared in court after pulling a gun on another driver in an alleged road rage incident on thursday. his lawyers say post-traumatic stress disorder led this 45-year-old to wave his gun at a man in wellesley. police arrested eon at mass bay community i college where he is a student. he faces charges for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and possessing a firearm on school property. new details now on the robber known as the incognito bandit.
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if you can help catch him. double the original reward. wanted for several arnold bank robberies across the state. most recently, the bank and billerica earlier this month. and we are now turning to hover boards. the federal government saying gadgets are too hot to handle. due to the potential danger the feds are now threatening to recall all of them. kim casey explains. it was a very close call for a family of six in nashville. the fox family's home destroyed by fire. two of their children trapped inside nogged escape by jumping out of second story windows >> when the door opened, the smoke and the flames that was so hot, the smoke was just so black, i couldn't get into the house. >> the cause of the fire? a hover board. >> we almost lost two of our children. two of our children almost died because of a christmas gift. >> it's just one of at least 52 hover board-related fires in 24 states. >> it's on fire. >> destroying at least two homes and a car n december, the
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for months consumer product safety commission has been testing all makes and models diagnosing why the batteries can suddenly overheat and catch fire. today the agency notified hover board manufacturers, importers and retailers all must comply with new ul safety standards and threatened to confiscat or recall all that don't. >> is there any hover board on the market you think is safe right now? >> i'm not aware of any that meet the current standard. >> zero. >> zero. >> in december alone. customs and border patrol seized more than 1300 counterfeit hover boards with potentially dangerous batteries at jfk airport. now any hover board that arrives at a u.s. port can be confiscated if it doesn't meet the new standards. meantime with dozens of reports of users falling and suffering broken bones, safety regulators remain concerned that hover boards are inherently unstable.
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commission recommends putting it away and demanding proof from the retailer that it meets the new safety standards. a scary scene in alabama shopping mall. two people were shot but are expected too survive. police believe one of the victims was directly targeted while the other was a innocent bye stander. three people were injured but not shot. police are still searching for the gunman. a sight seeing helicopter that crashed in pearl harbor on thursday has been sal advantaged. valvaged. the ntsb will inspect the chopper as part of an investigation that is expected to take months. but take a look. moments before it went down, the pilot noticed there was a problem and then alerted air-traffic control he was going down.
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waters critically injuring a 15-year-old boy and leaving two others in serious condition. and a showdown between a thief and a store clerk ends in gunfire. there is a chance that he might have shot her. >> the clerk shot and missed and wept into the ceiling and his bullet went through the side of her abdomen and also hit a cooler. the accused gunman gave himself up when police surrounded his car and now charged with first degree robbery and assault. also an apartment complex up in flames. thick smoke filling the air with a mom and her son trapped inside. two officers jumping into action to help rescue the family and now a community is showing their gratitude. smoke and flames devoured
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neighbors heard screams from the second floor. >> it was traumatizing. >> among the chaos, at least two calm officers there to help. >> i just knew that we had to get that baby out of there. >> the officers stood below the burning apartment and they convinced the 26-year-old ruth garcia to toss her 3-month-old son through the broken window. >> told hergist to stick herself as far out the window she could and with the baby and just let go. i'll catch it. >> the officer says he caught the baby like a football meanwhile the mom was still trapped as heavy block smoke filled the apartment. >> myself and the other bystander called for her. >> there was another man who jumped out of the window before police arrived. zam says the man's arm was bleeding heavily. >> he was bleeding really and i tried to get his yam then i saw it almost served off. >> the baby was taken by helicopter to the hospital and garcia followed in an ambulance.
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neighbors want to thank the pass -- pasadena police department for acting so quickly. >> they were the first ones arrived trying to get inside the fire even though they are not firefighters. risking their thrives save those people and it was amazing. >> that is just terrifying to see and fire officials expect those injured to be okay. they are investigating the cause of the fire. still ahead on today in new england, to infinity and beyond. buzz lightyear for you this saturday morning. commercial space ship. why you have to wait in line for a spot even if you can afford a ticket. checking in to say that skies are clear. won't be long for now. we'll have a beautiful-looking
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this is violet. she's been waiting for this moment for awhile. a moment other kids wouldn't think twice about. her first bowl of cheerios. because now that cheerios are gluten free, violet, and many others are enjoying their first
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if you ever dreamed of going to space, you may be one step closer to the next frontier. virgin galactic has unveiled a new commercial space ship. the company says the plans to take people into space on a regular basis. more than 700 people already paid 250,000 dollars for a seat on that space snipe that is incredible. apparently there is a wait list
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a lot of people want to go -- it's just out-of-this-world, rob. that's what it is. >> the price tag is out-of-this-world. the price tag. that's anchor money. weather people can't afford that kind of thing getting reports of sun breaking out all over new england and the rest of the weekend looks fantastic. we have several more opportunities for precipitation in the upcoming week. monday morning will be cold enough that could be snow but in and out very quick. wednesday could be a mix and that will change over to rain. thursday by far best chance for precipitation but looks more and more likely it will fall all as rain. 45 right now in boston, 46 in beverly, 45 in bedford and looking at the satellite and radar here, look closely. see the clouds starting to break up right in there. right around 495 and metrowest area and then on the other side of springfield, not a cloud in the sky. not long now before we see sunshine just about everywhere and really looking very, very nice. all thanks to a warm front.
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and then you get the warm weather. that's what we have to look forward to heading into the afternoon and the overnight hours mild by february standards. next storm system looks more likely we'll pass south of us. this is not a direct hit. we'll begin as rain for the south coast, cape and islands, late sunday evening or overnight sunday night will change over to snow but this is a quick moving system in and out of here very quickly. so by the time you wake up monday morning and and head out the door, already out. the timeline has this already moving away from us by the time you're waking up and heading back to work on monday morning. so not expecting significant impacts from that one. our next one could be more significant and the key is rain will likely begin on wednesday or precipitation will likely begin on wednesday. meter still be cold enough and it could begin with a mix and possibly snow. the timing and the track of this
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trend has been for more and more of a westward track f that's the case, we end up on the warm side of the storm system and subsequently this will be mainly a rain event but still several computer models that have this kind of hugging the coast f that's the case, we are looking at more snow. but the trend has been a more westward track which means more likely rain than snow. but again, 50/50 shot, a flipping the coin here and i'm going to her on the side of warm weather because i'm optimistic but stay tuned because we are likely seeing several changes in that seven-day forecast, all right. thank you. and caught on camera. a deer waltzing into a liquor surveillance photos captured walked in the front door. for the bourbon aisle but it didn't have an id. the boys of summer are back. >> we'll take you to ft. myers
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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>> whennure guys come into work every day, they recognize they are working through something individually. but what we need to expect from all is to buy into our team concept. >> the team is managing in 2016 will be a lot different beginning on opening day with a true number 1 starter in david price and possibly ending the day with newly acquired closer, craig. >> the mentality we have coming
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i have the opportunity to pitch is perfect. i want to that ball at the end of the game. i want to wrap it up and let everybody go home happy. >> another key element in the red sox taking a step forward this year is the transition for hanley ramirez. the short stop turned left-fielder moving to first base. >> the only thing i see is a guy who is eager to move to first base to get back to the in field. last year was a challenge for him in left field. he admits it. we saw it. >> just get back used to it. nothing hard. we have been playing in-field my whole career. we just got to get on same page. >> the more he is at first, the more games boston is likely to win. >> if we do that everything going to be fine. i think it is what we are here for and what we get paid for and what we prefer ourselves in spring training to win. >> hanley ramirez candid on friday what he did one year guy was not good enough. he battled injure concerns and the numbers he put up will not cut it in 2016. reporting at red sox spring training in ft. myers, tray dare, 7news today in new england.
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their wedding ring gets lost in the ocean. >> then fate stepped in.
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arizona couple fishing for fates after losing their wedding ring while diving in hawaii in the couple says they searched for a long time but they never found it. however, a year later, a
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snorkeling along the same beach when she found the couple's missing treasure. >> and didn't even look like jewelry at the time. it was all covered with calcium. it was green. >> it took a couple of days it clean it up and we saw that there was an inscription in there >> the chances are so slim. it was fate. >> the woman says she created a social media campaign to find the owner but it wasn't until it aired on "the today show" that the ring was recognized and then returned. good for her for going all that effort to brush-off all the calcium t sounds like it could be quite a mess. >> all the algae. like a green lantern ring. >> what are the odds of that happening being able to find that on the beach? like a needle in a haystack. 54 this afternoon and beautiful! tomorrow not quite as warm but not bad. 50 degrees. next chance of snow coming
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looks like a coating and an inch at best. so really not expecting some significant impacts. rain likely thursday. may begin as a mix on wednesday. stay tuned. we'll fine-tune that forecast over the next couple of days. thank you. and that is all of our time for 7news today in new england. thank you very much for watching. i'm nancy chen. >> i'm gran don. don't forget about our website and all our web stories.
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