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out of school yesterday. which is not bad. >> a snow day, yes. >> glad you're joining us. icey and chilly this morning. >> yes. >> the temperatures are shockingly colder compared to the last few days and winter is upon us. we had the clear sky and fresh snowpack. the temperatures are warming colder than they should be. the wbz weather watchers reporting that they have 9 inches of snow, and at the airport, 6.8 inches of snow accumulated. temperatures in the 20s and teens and in most locations, 7 degrees in nashua; 25, boston; 12 degrees in taunton and an icy cold start to the day. we're running colder in all locations. 12 degrees colder, boston, and 27 degrees colder in nashua and the day planner increasing into the third thes, 38 degrees by 3:00 p.m. and filtered sunshine and that wind picks up from the southwest with gusts at 25 miles an hour at times and
another storm moves in on monday and there is another storm potential for tuesday. if we can see snow out of that i will have the latest coming up. and we begin with a very sad story. the weight of the snow causing a tragedy in canton. a little girl killed while playing in her yard. wbzs katie brace spoke to family members who saw it happen. >> she loved the snow. >> reporter: she could not wait -- . >> she was like let's make a snowman and snow angels. >> reporter: the snow was perfect for playing and it was packing on weight to the tree limbs above. >> to hear it crack? >> yeah, and the thing -- >> she turned 6 in january, was in the backyard of her family's canton home. >> and can you see that? >> a large tree limb fell from 35 feet up landing on her. her father and older brother were nearby. okay?
tree. it was -- in diameter and a bunk of branches coming off of really heavy. >> reporter: the mother and both performed cpr. >> and devastating seeing that happen. >> reporter: the paramedics rushed her to the hospital. her family asked for prayers. >> just pray for her. just a little baby. she needs it and she's strong. >> reporter: after the accident, the police used special media urging people to stay indoors because of the number of tree branches falling news. >> and we this morning, there are still thousands of homes storm. the utility crews have been working non-stop to repair powerlines brought down by trees. risks. power crews in canton tweeted out this video of a live wire fire in the snow yesterday. and that line was brought down by the heavy, wet snow.
this is video from worcester where cars, trucks and police and down. and the mbta was mostly trouble this. a tree fell the in tracks shutting down parts of the d- branch of the green line. and service will be back to normal today. a developing story, rescuers have been working non- stop to rescue people from damaged buildings after a major earthquake in taiwan. at least 11 people, including an infant and a 10-year-old girl were killed after the 6.4 magnitude quake struck at 4 in the morning. at least 249 people have been rescued from heavily damaged buildings and many pulled out of a 17-story apartment building and a number of other buildings remain standing at eerie angles. and a deadly crane collapse in new york city. new video shows one of the
pinned underneath the heavy metal. the rescuers were able to free tom o'brian from that car. he does have a bad gash on his head. he will survive and ken mccloud spoke to neighbors in easton. >> bob shovelled his own walk after doing the same for his injured next door neighbor. >> and we stepped up to help out tom. he would be the first to do for someone else. and that is tom. >> reporter: we're tacking about tom o'brian, seen in this cell phone video with his head bleeding and trapped in a car on a manhattan street, after a gigantic construction crane collapsed this morning. >> and we heard the boom and you run to the windows and i see a crane fallling on the street. >> reporter: the 56-story crane buckled and fell as workers were trying to secure it. the counter weight landed atop a desk in a nearby office building. a harvard-educated wall street
still, the construction crew saved lives, said the mayor. >> and as they were lowering the crane, they were in fact keeping people away from the site. >> reporter: and tom o'brian, the retired high school teacher, was month three injured and his neighbors watched the video in horror. >> and she was shaken up and had a head injury of some sort. and they had taken him to the hospital. it was very nerve racking to just see it. >> reporter: o'brien was parked there waiting for his adult daughter to exit a nearby office. she was not hurt and he'll be okay as well. the cell phone video ends with rescuers trying to nudge the mangled metal off of his car. >> and you can't plain that or plan for something like this. >> reporter: that crane was just inspected on thursday. the player ordered 400 cranes around the city to remain secured until investigators can
ken mccloud for wbz this morning. and today, rhode islanders will be able to pay their respects to a famous and infamous native son. the former mayor bid seance will -- buddy cianci. he was 21 years as mayor, forced from office twice for felony convictions, but he will be remembered as the man who revote althoughized the providence -- revitalized the providence waterfront and helped put a away several people. and in super bowl news, another high-powered act is joining the halftime show. bruno mars is joining coldplay and bow awn say. he performed at the game two years ago. and game day is tomorrow and while you're busy stocking up on chicken wings and nacho fixings, there is plenty of
>> and good morning, everybody. we're here in san francisco and the home of super bowl 50 and people are fired up around here and that game can't get here soon enough and many celebrities are here and we'll make this over 24 hours away from tick error erroroff -- kickoff and iha a -- had a chance to talk with greg gumble. i asked him about sunday's game between the broncos and panthers, if it can live up to the year long buildup. >> and that is part of a problem between the conference championship games. i think guys start to run out of things to talk about and things to write and they build a game up. we went through a stretch years ago where they were not very good and i began to wonder if the game couldn't live up to the hype and then along came a series of good games and not
in the super bowl. it's the team that plays best. and it's hard to live up to as much hype as it gets. by and large, they have done a good job of it over the years. >> reporter: and that is the story here at super bowl city at the moment. more and more fans are piling here soon enough. steve burton, reporting from san francisco. guys, back to you. all right, steve. thank you. our super bowl coverage continues with a live report after the break, including a sneak peek of what could be one of the most memorable national anthems ever performed at the big game. >> and we're looking at live pictures right now of levy stadium in santa clara. all is quiet now. that is going to change tomorrow night.
>> and that sun, you know, set quickly and as soon as we got dark, the temperatures
below 32 and there you go. we have temps in the single digits for some and some teens for others, locations in 20s as well and with that fresh snowback -- snowpack, and that is why temperatures were allowed to fall so low. and the snowfall this winter, take a look here and again, it was a late start to the season. and so far, it's not over yet. and in january, we had 9 and a half inches of snow in boston, 6.8 and we picked up in boston from the fresh no that moved through and the storm exited and is long gone. we don't have any additional snow accumulation expected the next few days until monday and i will show you that in judgist a moment. the temperatures in the teens, 20s and single digits. and 7 degrees there in nashua. and windchill temperatures in the tens and -- teens is single
feels like in boston with the light breeze and that wind will pick up in intensity and gusting this afternoon. from the south and west, allowing for temperatures to warm a bit and even though we'll have the snowpack still and we reach 36 degrees by noon and expecting highs to top off in the upper 30s and mid-30s for some. 34, fitchburg; 38 degrees, bedford and 39 in taunton and in the upper 30s on the outer cape and islands and overnight tonight, tipping into the teens, another cold one for us and with that cold pack and icy spots, too. the melting conditions and wet roads and refreezing overnight as temps drop to below freezing. 25 for the low in boston and into the north, going skiing in the mountains, they didn't get much snow from the system and unless you were up in new hampshire and in vermont into the northern parts of maine, not a lot of fresh snow; however, we have a chance of a couple of snow showers for sunday.
freezing and descent conditions there on the slopes. and as we skip ahead sunday on into monday, two systems are retract ising. one is over the great lakes and the first one here, the biggest concern on monday morning, a coastal storm is tracking to the east of us and that is looking to stay offshore; however, we get the colder air wrapped around it and we will see plowable snow accumulation at this point, according to the latest forecast model monday and into tuesday as well. the second low pressure system moves that way. there is so much uncertainty -- uncertainty with the track and they keep on slipping. we'll give you the most concrete infoas we can for now enjoy the weekend and lots of sun, 38 today and sunday 30. and there is more to see of the super bowl than the game and especially when the patriots won't be on the field. and jamie lucas continues our
got a look at some of what we will see tomorrow. good morning to you. >> reporter: well, i know your patriots won't be on the field, kerry, but i was told that tom brady will make an appearance before kickoff at the super bowl and everyone in ninsland should be tuning in to see tom brady. besides that, so much entertainment goes into, of course, the halftime show. where coldplay will play with beyonce and just announced a few hours ago, it's official. bruno mars will take the stage. and on top of that, lady georgia will -- lady gaga will see the national anthem. you could see her rehearsing at levy stadium. and we know there are giant video screens surrounding her. other than, that she's concealed and we'll have to see what they pull off for the national anthem and it was a special day for the saint francis high school football team who go the to run plays on
that was part of a tech rehearsal sort cbs crew to make sure the cameras are in the right place and that the timing is right and that there were no surprises. >> it never hit me until the coach is like this is happening. >> and this is a once in a lifetime opportunity and it's fun. a reward to a great group of kids. >> reporter: great for those kids. right? and the other thing i can tell you about that was behind the scenes this week at levy stadium is that cbs will have 70 cameras inside the stadium, including 30 that will be all around the stadium to give people a 360 view. on top of that, there will be 30 cameras around san francisco to give you a bird's-eye view, the production should be great and good to hear it that they didn't have any problems yesterday with running the technical stuff. >> and that is good news. all right, jamie, thank you so
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>> the three-day weekend for some. >> yeah. >> and my dog enjoyed the snow. >> beautiful out there. >> and not much of a wind and at least farther inland. we had wind gusts on the cape and islands. farther inland, we have a lot of that snow on the tree branches out there and that is raining down branches at this time but it's a beautiful, beautiful calm start to the day with that bright and fresh snow. the temperatures running in the 20s and teens because of the fresh snowpack, 25 degrees in boston and under a clear sky. temperatures are way colder compared to yesterday. and 12 degrees colder in boston; 27 colder in nashua. a shock to the system as you head out and some icy roadways, too. mostly clear and some clouds in the berkshires and moving into the location here. filtered sunshine this afternoon and hour and by noon, temperatures in the mid- and upper 30s hitting the highs for the day. another sunny day for sunday and tracking our next potential of snow on monday and that is
and thank you. right now, a look at some of with a sad story. yesterday's snowstorm has taken the life of a little girl. she died after being struck by the branch of a tree. she was playing in the backyard of her canton home when the branch collapsed under the weight of the heavy snow and after the deadly accident, police used social media urging people to stay indoors because of the number of branches coming down. >> the
man killed in a crane collapse in manhattan was a harvard graduate. he was born in prague and emgrated to the u.s. and graduated from harvard. his wall street worker was on the sidewalk when he was killed. workers were trying to secure the 565-foot crane when it crashed across two city blocks. and it has been a non-stop rescue effort in taiwan after a major earthquake. at least 11 people, including an infant and 10-year-old girl were killed after the 6.4
at least 249 people were rescued from heavily damaged buildings. many were pulled out of a 17- story apartment building that pancaked during the tremor. and three days until the new hampshire primary and until now, hillary clinton and bernie sanders have been civil to one another but the closer we get, the more that is changing. our coverage begins this morning with lisa. >> reporter: energy surged through manchester's verizon center friday night. the sound of the 6,000-person event galvanizing new hampshire's democratic party. a final push for presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders before the new hampshire primary. and a space for sanders and lindon to speak to a safe and eager audience. >> and new hampshire's never quit on me and i am not going to quick -- quit on you. >> repeat the beliefs.
air class, we're going to create an economy that works for working families and not just the people on top. >> reporter: define who they are. >> because you want a president who will roll-up her sleeves and make a difference in your lives. >> reporter: for supporters, it fanned their passion. >> the first thing i would say about her is she's the most qualified to be president. >> reporter: with more pick. >> and i am with them 100%, you know and i love everything you have done. >> reporter: the question which will win out the battle-tested politician or the political revolutionary. we'll have to wait until tuesday. in manchester, new hampshire, lisa miller, wbz this morning. >> and the candidates on the republican side are doing what they can to separate even if it means going after one another. >> and god bless.
stop many republicans from getting out days before the primary. ted cruz held a townhall in say them and -- in new hampshire. and past accusations -- [ indiscernible ] in iowa telling voters that ben carson dropped out to gape their support. meanwhile, a surging marco rubio hold what he called a free debate rally in dery where he introduced his family and tried to fend off new attacks about his accomplishments. who spent friday campaigning with his mother and former first lady barbara bush and summing up rubio's accomplishments in one word: nothing. >> and chris christie, who picked up charlie baker's endorsement told a town meeting in dover to not reward those who don't show up in new hampshire. a direct hit on the front runner donald trust and trump did not make it to the granite state but blamed the weather
an event in london derry but rallied voters in south carolina, instead. and republicans have a busy week ahead in new hampshire. trump telling us he'll add more events throughout the week to keep up with the rival's ground game, something he didn't do in iowa and it cost him. kate merrill, wbz this morning. >> and we wbz is your election station and a lee coverage of the new hampshire primary begins tuesday evening on wbz news at 5. and there are new figures out this morning on how much the city of boston is paying workers. the city's payroll last year was 1.6 billion that is billion with a b. a big chunk of it went to buying out unused sick and vacation time for retiring firefighters and overtime for police officers that topped $100,000. and the highest phase was a
received $354,000 in a legal settlement. a hanson woman plead not guilty to charges she hit and killed a runner while high on drugs. the 32-year-old, a nurse at beth israel deaconess, was running around nude on december 23rd when she was hit. she died i few days later. prosecutors said kathy notello of hanson was under the influence of several drugs, including methadone when driving. and a northeastern professor arrested in a sex spring. he was using an online ad to try and hire a prostitute. bill shields has the story. >> reporter: he is a 63-year- old professor at northeastern. the doctor harvey shapiro has been charged with soliciting sex. >> sexual crime for a free, and -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: it happened last night at this back bay hotel. the police say earlier in the day, dr. shapiro was online
escort website. he arranged a meeting at the hotel. but the so-called escort was a boston undercover cop. according to the police report, shapiro told the escort he wanted the girlfriend experience, which means sex. shapiro is a professor of philosophy at northeastern where school officials say his status will be investigated and in boston, i'm bill shields, wbz news. from now on, no one under 18 will be allowed to use tanning beds in massachusetts. the governor signed the bill into law yesterday and supporters said it will help reduce the risk of skin canner in young people. and tom brady will attend this year's super bowl. and job guy can't seem to let the whole deflate gate saga go and measure coming up. >> and it's an icy, cold start to the day. the temperatures in the teens
. good morning, everybody. welcome to san francisco home of super bowl 50 between the carolina panthers and the denver broncos. all of the big names are starting to show up. many showed up yesterday for the hall of fame luncheon and one of the legends at the event was matthew slater's dad. yes, hall of famer jackie slater. i asked what it was like watching the son play in the
>> i am sure they told you that i did everything i could to discourage him playing football. he's grown and he has an unbelievable determination. always has. and i just sit there like any other parent would and hope he gets up and heap he does well and when he's hurting, he doesn't talk to me much. [ laughter ] >> i can tell when something is bothering him. i don't hear from him. >> well, he was at the hall of fame event and said how proud he is of this year's game and spoke about tom brady's decision to show up to the pregame ceremonies, calling his quarterback selfless and a good representative of the pats and players and meanwhile, the commissioner gave the state-of- the-game speech yesterday and spoke for 45 minutes in all aspects of the nfl and including the league's appeal of the judge's ruling last fall.
suspend tom brady if that ruling is overturned. >> and this is -- about an individual player issue and this is about the rights of renegotiated and collective bargaining agreement. and -- they very clear. we think they're important to the league going forward and we disagree with the district judge's decision. we are appealing that which is part of the legal process. i am not focussed on it right now. i am not going to speculate what we're going to do, depending on the outcome and we'll let the outcome be dictated by the appeals court. and when that happens, we'll do it again. >> let it go. just let it go remember, wbz is the only place to see super bowl 50, kickoff between the broncos and panthers at 6:30 on sunday night. how about them celtics? taking on the cavs last night in cleveland and turning back from the earlieref is dit--
of the game and bradley with that buzzer-beating three to win it for the celtics, 104-103 and that is the final, 8 wins in nine games for the celtics. oh, man. and you can't get enough of them. two more 50, and more than 24 hours from now and that is the story in san francisco. i'm steve burton and back to you, guys. >> and thank you. i would on love to be in san francisco right now. >> great, right? >> and we're her and that is a reality, icey and cold out this morning. >> it's winder. >> yeah. >> and that is a beautiful scene. >> it is. >> we have the wet, pasty snow that is stuck on everything. >> uh-huh. >> and this is the view this morning as we approach sunrise and thanks to the weather bug network and checking out the photos from the live look camera and you see the fresh snow is just a gorgeous view
going to continue to see that snow be an issue because it will melt and refreeze the next few nights. we had a lot of snow accumulation, wooster, 12.5 inches accumulation and into shirley here and there and 10 inches of snow. we had more brileiant pictures last night as the sun set in -- brilliant pictures tonight as the sun set. fantastic color over that bright, fresh snowfall and another view here from new we appreciate the photos. if you want to check out more, send them to us and we have a facebook page. the current temperatures this time. seven degrees in nashua. the coolest spot so far and highs today, thanks to the sunshine, will warm into the upper 30s, mid-30s for other locations. the wind direction changes, too, coming from the southwest. helping them to settle in more seasonable temperatures and,
overnight into the 20s and teens with icy spots and that is as everything refreezes again. the hour-by-hour forecast into the next few days. sunday, we're dry with lots of sunshine and we're tracking two systems that will affect us monday and into tuesday and wednesday. snow chances will be here. the question is which system is going to affect us more and how much new snow will we see? to get specific, it's too early for that but this is what we're seeing right now. there is a coastal low moving our way from monday morning 8 a.m. and at that point in time, we're seeing snow accumulation and bursts of heavy snow, too and that is on monday afternoon. the second system is in the west at that time on monday evening and helping to funnel an
additional lift to give us another round of snow into early tuesday and may be tuesday night. early snow potentials here monday night. and light snow to the north and west and with a potential of a jackpot, though, in
islands. this could change and this is early in the forecast and the forecast models not handling this well at all. and a big potential for snow and wind is a coastal concern and the tracks to be determined and
this is the seven aft. 38 today and 40 for sunday and sunny and a wintery weather with snow chances on monday, tuesday, and wednesday. prepare now, 20s by next week, too and that snow, whatever we get, will stig around for some time and the second question of the morning, how much snow did boston have by this time last year? and what do you think? >> let's go with c. >> oh. and it's b. >> b. >> she was pointing at b. >> she got it right. >> and less tone her. >> she's right. 55, 21, 55. and this year, 17.2.
wax, 6:52 now. no matter how many times we cover them, we never get sick of seeing soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines reunited with loved ones after a combat tour. sometimes they extend beyond the family, though, as we found out. >> reporter: the weight irwait was agonize -- the wait was agonizing for all parties involved. more than four hours after landing, the former marine corporal went through customs. and duschko was back in his arms. they haven't seen each other
she was only two months old at the time. after they volunteered to fight isis alongside kurdish forces in iraq. he found a puppy while clearing buildings, fed her and decided to keep her. spca international fought to it the operation baghdad pups program was able to get her out of iraq and reunite her with her hero, as they have for hundreds adopted by all branches of the military. >> and what was the moment like tonight? >> really, really -- i have been missing her. >> she always followed me around and followed me back to camp one day so i kept her. >> reporter: every one of them tells the same story. what gets them through day-to- day to seeing their families. you know, having to leave her behind is not something that anyone could think about. >> reporter: we waited six hours to see christopher smith come through the doors. i have never seen a puppy behave better. friday night, she and
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. >> wax, you don't have to be a patriots fan to enjoy spiking or pitching. even he can't get a smile out of one tough fan. he got to meet internet sensation grumpy cat in super bowl city. grumpy, whose real name is tartar sauce, was clearly not impressed and look at that face. i love that. and we have your top stories and update on the accuweather forecast heading your way. that is what we do. >> and plus, a live report from super bowl city one day. glad you're waking up with us today.
. well, good morning, everybody. thank you for being with us on this saturday, the sixth day of february. yes, it feels like february. it's here. >> and we were just hit with all of a sudden, winter. >> uh-huh. >> and just like that. >> we had 50s and back to reality here. >> right. >> and this is the middle of
the season to go and accumulated good, fresh snow, wet and heavy snow out there according to our wbz weather watchers. stoughton reports 10 inches. walpole, 7 1/2 and boston, 6.8 inches of fresh snow and that is allowing temperatures to fall into the single digits for some from king to nashua 9 degrees; 26, boston and 11 in taunton. we have a clear sky and a beautiful sunrise and some clouds pass through by this afternoon and temperatures into the 30s and a high of 38 degrees by 3:00. and tracking the next chance of snow, though on monday and tuesday and into wednesday. i will have details in just a few minutes. and thank you. we begin this morning with a sad story. the heavy snowfall turned into a tragedy that took the life of a little girl. she was playing in her yard outside of her canton home when a tree branch heavy with snow snapped and struck her.
family members saw the accident happen. >> she loved the snow. >> reporter: kayley could not wait. >> oh, let's make a snowman and snow
angels. >> reporter: the wet snow was perfect for playing and it was packing on the weight at the tree limbs above. >> did you hear it crack or? >> yeah. and my dad and i turned and we were like kayly. >> reporter: she was in the backyard of her family's canton home and turned six in january. >> a branch there. >> reporter: the large tree limb fell from 30 feet up landing on her. her father and older brother nick laswere nearby. >> oh, my gosh, was my sister okay? i ran over there and we tried to lift the tree. it was that thick in diameter and a bunk of branches -- bu off, too. >> reporter: hearing screams, the mother and daughter ran over and both performed cpr. seeing that happen. >> reporter: after the accident, canton police used
stay indoors because of the number of tree branches falling. in canton, katie brace, wbz news. >> and we there are still thousands of homes
without power from yesterday's on storm. crews have been working non- stop to repair power lines brought down by trees. it's a job that comes with risks. power crews in canton tweeted out the video of a live wire fire in the snow yesterday. and that line was brought down by the heavy, wet snow. and a crane collapse in new york city killed a harvard david wicks was born in prague and emigrated to the u.s. and graduated from harvard. a 38-year-old who worked as a computerized training firm was on the sidewalk when he was killed. the workers were trying to error error. and res -- when it fell. and rescuers are working
a 10-year-old girl and infant were killed after the 6.4 quake strug at 4 in the morning. nearly 380 people have been injured and at least 249 have been rescued from heavily damaged buildings. story apartment building that pancaked. and a number of other buildings angles. and the new hampshire primary is three days away. with the republican debate public events today. governor charlie baker will join chris christie in bedford. the governor baker will today. and ohio governor john kasich has two scheduled stops in manchester today beginning at noon. he held more than 100 events in new hampshire this primary season, and jeb bush will have a town hall meeting in bedford at 11 and his mother joined him
at 90 years old and ben carson will have a meet-and-greet in manchester at 10 a.m. and meanwhile, donald trump, ted cruz, and marco rubio have no plans public events. the republicans debate tonight at 8:00 p.m. at saint anselms college. and in the democrats, sanders will have a get out the rally and hillary clinton with three events, the first in concord at 1:00 this afternoon. of course, we hope you stay with wbz for coverage of the primary next tuesday and beyond as we get you closer to the candidates. the voters and the issues that will decide this election. and meanwhile, rhode islanders can pay their respects to a famous and infamous politician. former mayor buddy cianci will lay in repose today and tomorrow. he served 21 years as mayor,al he was forced from office twice
and he's remembered as the man who revitalized the providence waterfront and helped put away several notorious mobsters during his time as a prosecutor. the funeral services are on monday and followed by a processional through the city. there is a new lawsuit trying to block a tribal casino in taunton and this is filed by the future neighbors. the residents say the department of interior never should have awarded the land from the casino to the tribe. the lawsuit is reportedly being funded in part by one of the men behind the plans for a brockton casino. and in super bowl news, another high-powered act is joining the halftime show. bruno mars will join coldplay and by awn say. he is no stranger -- by awn say. he is no stranger and performed two years ago. game day is tomorrow and there is plenty of preparation going on.
coverage from san francisco. >> reporter: good morning,
everybody. we're here in san francisco and home of super bowl 50 between the carolina panthers and broncos. people are fired up around here to catch this came and it can't get here soon enough. a lot of celebrities are showing up and here now. they will make this over 24 hours away from kickoff and a run-through is happening at levy stadium and i had a chance to talk with greg gumble of cbs sports and i asked him if the game could live up to the yearlong buildup. >> that is part of the problem of a two-week span between the conference charm games and i think guys start to run out of things to talk about and write and build the game up and we went through a stretch years ago where the super bowls were not very good and i began to wonder if all of the time off and hype that knitted -- existed, that the game couldn't
the series of good games and not always the best team that plays in the super bowl is the team that plays best. >> reporter: that is the story at super bowl city at the moment. more fans are piling in here as the game will begin soon enough back to you. >> thank you so much. you can watch bruno mars and all of the action in super bowl 50 on sunday at 6:30 here on wbz. banned from the tapping bed. ahead this morning -- tanning bed. while they will have to start carding customers. >> and a unique program that is
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based on your happiness... that's real estate, redefined. . welcome back. from economic to mental health there are many reasons why people are homeless and yet there is a growing problem of homelessness among young people. y2y harvard square is an organization founded to combat adults. w2y provides beds and coupling
from living on the streets. joining me this morning are sarah rosencrans and sam greenberg, the cofounders of y2y harvard square. thank you for coming in. us. >> how did youth homelessness come to your attention? >> sure, since we worked at the harvard square homeless shelter for adults while in college and while we were there, we're seeing -- were seeing more young people come through and becoming frustrated with the fact that we could not help them properly and we begin speaking to other community members and learning about the issue. >> and you both went to harvard and grated a year ago, you said. >> yeah. >> and came up with this and was the scope of the problem just unbelievable, sam? >> honestly, it was. and for us realizing that, you know, there are most conservative estimates say 600 homeless young people experiencing homelessness in greater boston and only 12 beds
december and for us, that was a staggering statistic and realizing that young people didn't have safe places to go and that did shock us. >> it's called y2y harvard square. >> uh-huh. >> and how did the idea come to fruition? >> and really, it was a process of about two or three years and it was talking to different community members and people kept saying we need young beds for young people and we realized that students are well- equipped to run a shelter, specifically for people their own age. >> and they understand each >> exactly. >> and tell us about the homeless youth you have been working with and how do they become homeless? >> i think what we learned is that young people become homeless for many reasons and they become homeless because they age out of the foster care system and have no support or nowhere to g. we know that locally and nationally, many become homeless because they
transgender sexual and they are kicked out of their homes for their sexual identity and orientation and young people in the juvenile justice system and have abuse of families face homelessness as well spiral -- well and there is a diverse array and we think it's critical that young people have safe places to go no matter what the reason for their homelessness. >> absolutely. >> and there are many different reasons. >> and what is the mission of y2y harvard square? tell us the mission. >> and that is to provide a safe place for young people and a path out of homelessness and there is an idea that young people shouldn't be homeless and it's bringing together the lows of different young people to find solutions to homelessness. >> and you provide other services besides that? >> and that's right. we're entirely student run. and we provide student case management and harvard law school students who do legal
literacy, art program and creative expression and what we try and do is whatever a guest identifies as their needs or goals, we really try and provide a wonderful program for them. >> and do you have to be a student to help out? >> no, the leadership group is students but we have on every 200 volunteers and welcome people from students and any other community members. >> and what do we do? do you have a website? >> it's y2 yorks has been order -- y2y harvardsquare.org and it helps the -- it has been a community project and we appreciate all types of support. >> and i am sure everyone appreciates you guys and wonderful, wonderful job. thank you for coming in and sharing it with us. >> thank you for having us.
to use the device in massachusetts. and yesterday, governor baker signed the bill into law. it will help reduce the risk of skin cancer in younger people say supporters. and the thought of sun now. >> and -- . >> freezing in here. >> and back there -- . >> i know. >> the space heater going. >> whatever it takes. >> yes. >> and it's cold out there and icy. you have to be careful if you're going for a walk or anything. >> exactly. >> and that is going to be the process where we have the afternoons and get the melting and the nights with icy cold in. >> right. >> and that is going to occur the next few nights, actually and i am tracking the next chance of snow on monday and tuesday. i will show you that in a moment and for the season, boston and worcester running for normal. for friday's storm, we picked up 12.5 inches of snow and this is about low average, actually, and the average snow for this date for those two locations listed here in the season, snow
of snow and from issue snow out there creating a beautiful scene as we get the sun higher in the sky and from andover and it's 49 degrees there with a little bit of wind. and temperatures in the teens, 20s or single digits for some and nashia -- nashua, 9 and this is a shock to the system. we're warm and colder. the hour-by-hour forecast, you see passing clouds later today and 38 degrees by 2:00 p.m. and that is our pack temperature as the wind direction changes from the southwest and that will help to at least get temperatures into the upper 30s, even though we'll have the snowpack out there. again, things melt this afternoon and refreeze as freezing. and we want to show you and skip ahead into monday morning. we have two systems we're tracking. one is off of the coast here and another in the great lakes area and the one, the coastal storm here monday and concern to us.
this time and forecast models putting in some snow into new england and the question is on you -- how far will the estimate bands move in? and that coastal low is over the area and helping to trigger additional lift and snow showers and early snow potential right now and a southeasternern -- southeastern boston and 495. and the two storms are very early and too close to call at this time. a big potential for no -- snow, winds and coastal concerns and we'll give you more concrete information as we're closer. there it is, the seven-day forecast and a couple of days 40's for tomorrow. then, yikes. >> thank you. safe. ahead this morning, how airlines are trying to cut the also ahead.
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a look. >> reporter: with locations in summerville and burlington,en
bases like big burgers, steak and cheese wontons and homemade cheese and dip with plenty of big screens. >> and we offer state-of-the- art tvs. there is one from every view and we have a jumbo tron and, you know, that gives you a feeling like you're at the game. >> reporter: the china in quincy
is a one-of-a-kind combination of a sports bar, pizza parlor and chinese restaurant. serving fun effusions dishes like general gow's pizza. >> we take a regular pizza and pour the souse underneath with the topping and they put the chicken sauce and cheese and then the general gow on top. >> reporter: the first scholar in summerville is i low-key ob where sports fans request enjoy kraft beers and classic irish cuisine from fish and chips to bangerrings and mash. and this s the biggest day in football meets the big of the
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weeknights on wbz news . my favorite song. >> hey, everybody. 7:30. look at that sunrise. as you wake up with us here and it's a beautiful morning. >> uh-huh. >> and feels like the cold and the winter. >> sure. >> and look at us here. a lot of people are excited for winter. >> uh-huh. >> and many of us are seeing rat, it's here. >> and felt like the spring weather team. >> and we're glad you're with
i am kerry with pamela and an icy, chilly morning for sure. >> and we have everything refrozen overnight. the temperatures are below freezing and we're still running pretty cold. nashua, 9:26 and boston, 11 degrees and once that sun is higher in the sky, that will help a bit and we're running colder compared to yesterday and a dramatic change since yesterday morning. you will want an extra layer. the gloves and hats and starves and there is nothing moving our way and on the way to a high of 38 degrees and thanks to a southwest breeze and coming up in a few minutes, am tracking the next winter storm. could it affect us on monday? maybe another for tuesday? i will go through the details in a few minutes. >> and thank you so much. and a look at some of the top stories. yesterday's snowstorm has taken
and she died after being struck by the branch of a tree. the six-year-old was playing in the backyard of her canton home when the branch collapsed under the weight of heavy snow. the police used social media urging people to stay indoors because of the number of branches coming down. and the man killed in a chain collapse in manhattan was a marvered graduate. he emigrated to the u.s. and graduated from harvard. he was on the sidewalk when he was killed. workers tried to secure the 565- foot crane when it crashes across two city blocks. and. three days until the new hampshire primaries. and bernie sanders maintains a strong lead in the granite state and he closed the gap nationally on hillary clinton. a new poll shows her with a two- point lead over sanders and a pole taken this past week.
united to get out the vote. >> reporter: energy surged through manchester's verizon center friday night. the sound of a 6,000-person event galvanizing new hampshire's democratic party. 's final push for presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders before the new hampshire primary and where they can speak to a safe and eager audience. >> new hampshire has never quit on me and i'm not going to quit on you. >> reporter: repeat the beliefs. >> and so i say to the bottom air -- we are going to create an economy that works for working families and not just the people on top. >> reporter: define who they are. >> you want a president who will roll-up her sleeves and make a difference in your lives. >> reporter: for font
>> she's the most qualified to be president. >> and with more supporting evident for their pick. >> and i am with them 100%, you know and i have done everything you have done. >> reporter: the question, which will win out? the battle-tested politician or political revolutionary. we'll have to wait until tuesday. lisa mueller, wbz this morning. and to the republicans, the new national quinnipiac poll has donald trump with a
sizeable lead over ted cruz and kate merrill has the latest as the candidates spread their messages yesterday. >> and god bless the granite state. >> reporter: the snow didn't stop many republicans from getting out days before the primary. ted cruz held a town hall in salem and tried to focus on new hampshire. and with accusations he played -- [ indiscernible ] in iowa, telling voters that ben carson dropped out to gape their support. meanwhile, a surging marco
predebate rally in derry, where he introduced his family and tried to fend off new attacks about his accomplishments. >> thank you, guys. >> reporter: one of those attacks came from jeb bush who spent friday campaigning with his mother and former first lady barbara bush. bush summing up rubio's accomplishments in one word: nothing. and chris christie who picked up charlie baker's endorsement told a town meeting in dover not to reward those who don't show up in new hampshire. a direct hit on the front- runner donald trump. and trump did not make it to the granite state, blaming the weather for not making his appearance and event in london derry and instead, raled voters in south carolina. >> and republicans have a busy week ahead in new hampshire. and trump telling us he will add more events throughout the week to coop up with the rivals ground game, something he did
and wbz is your election station and a live coverage of the primary begins tuesday een in on wbz news at 5. and there are new efforts to stay one step ahead of the zika virus. the united kingdom is asking all airlines from the affected areas to spray the planes with insecticides. and flight attendants will fly -- spray and zika can cause birth defects. and we go live to france to show you how the nfl is getting ready for super bowl 50.
everyone will be watching. jamie, good morning to you. good morning. i have to tell you the excitement has been building all around the san francisco bay area over the last few days and things are starting to get ramped up. and i think yesterday, you had so many broncos fans coming into town and trickling in are the panthers. and music has been a huge part of the celebrations here in san francisco. and here at super bowl city, concerts all week. and last night, one republic played into the night and tonight, alicia keys will take the stage for free and on top of that, we got a first look at lady georgia going a rehearsal for the national anthem and she'll be singing at levy stadium on sunday and we don't know the specifics of what she'll be able to pull off. it will be daylight when she
afternoon. and it was
a special day for the st. francis high school football tammy as well and that was part of a -- part of a tech rehearsal to make sure they were in the right place and that the timing is just right and there were no surprises. >> it never hit me until -- until the coach is like this is really happening. >> and this is a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity and it's fun and to reward a grape group of kids. >> reporter: so, i figured it had to be exciting for everyone who gets a chance to participate and, of course, cold play going to be in the halftime show and did the press conference a couple of days ago and through to l.a. and getting a reserve hal in front of a smaller audience and more than 118 million viewers tuned in last year, kerry.
. you're going to love the story. they haven't seen each other since november, but dushka was waiting for the former marine who rescued her from iraq. christopher smith volunteered to fight isis and join kurdish forces and found her as a wild puppy and fed her and adopted her. she kept following him everywhere he went and last night, they were reunited again as smith came home to logan airport and that puppy waited six hours, apparently, at the airport for him to arrive and pro believe's little frightened with everyone around but must be so happy. >> and she recognized him right away. >> and that turned out awesome.
>> i know. >> and what is going on? snowy, icy? >> yes. wintery. >> and exactly. >> it's a picture-perfect start to the day, though. and it's pretty out. >> and we had anywhere from 10
ten inches to 12 inches in some locations and they're top snowfall reports, according to the wbz weather watchers. worcester picked up 12.5; sharon, learn; shirley, 10 inches of snow and in boston, we picked up an additional 6.8
inches of snowfall for the entire month of february so far in fact and this winter, we have had a very, very late start to the season and in january, 9.5 inches of snow and which is below average at this point and another chance of snow moves in monday and tuesday and into wednesday and we'll have details in just a moment. and temperatures are running cold compared to the last few mornings. 26 in boston; 9, nashua and upper 30s, mid-30s for some and 38 degrees in boston. and we will have a southwest wind to thank for that increase and the temperatures, even though we have the snowpack. overnight, though, because of
will fall into below freezing and expecting icy spots as you head into sunday morn -- sunday morning. we're going to stip ahead in the hour-by-hour forecast. and we get into the first part of next week and one is a coastal low here and another storm is developing over the great lakes and monday morning, we start to see the colder section of the storm off of the coast here andive going us the chance of a northeasterly wind and some coastal concerns and fresh snow accumulation and for monday night into tuesday morning and that second low pressure system heads our way, too and early thinking at this time is too early to put exact totals but plowable snow from 128 and outside of 495 and light no is to the north and west. jackpot from boston and our friends to the south and east and this is that deal here. two storms we're watching with the timing. the snow, wind, and coastal concerns an issue here and
not going to miss both of them and day stoup -- stay tuned. this is the seven-day. forty on sunday and sunny and snowy on monday and tuesday and wednesday. >> and changing. that is for sure. and thank you. a matchup you have to see to believe. gronk and grumpy cat. also ahead. >> and i am debbie. coming up on centro, a new 52
. good morning, i'm debbie. and welcome to centro. if you're a woman of dominican descent between the ages of 49- 26, listen up. the first time, a beauty pageant has been created here in the city of boston to talk to bus the pageant and the press conference they had earlier this week, with us is the representative, stephanie. good morning. >> good morning to you. thank you for having me today. >> and this is great news. a whole new beauty pageant. it's a national beauty pageant. >> yes, it is. >> and got tarted here in boston. >> yeah. >> and this is great. what can you tell us about it? >> it's a new pageant we created within the family. and it's the dominican girls in boston. we want to give them an opportunity to give back to the community and involve
out there and learn about the dominican culture, if they don't know anything about it. >> and i know you started it. the whole idea was women between the ages of 18-26. and you decided to open that to 14. why? >> yes, we want to give more women with the younger age to be able to participate in a pageant and involve themselves and learn about how to do the walk, the -- . >> yeah. >> and you know, harp how to say whenever you go out to eat. and -- . >> i can say also that, stephanie, a lot of young girls are 14, 15, 16, and they actually act very mature. >> yes. >> especially latinas, right? >> and exactly. >> tell us about the pageant. obviously, this is -- boston is a city of firsts and we're excited that it's a national pageant.
and tell us how it's going -- going to work. and the viewers are watching and some dominican and could be born here, talk to bus that. >> and that i would have to have an origin an. they should learn and understand spanish. what the process, we're going to do casting. we'll have forecastings -- four castings scheduled. >> okay. >> and after that, a photo shoot and we're going to have classes for them and show them how to do everything from beginning to end. >> yes. >> and involve from the community and show them who leaders are and so they learn from him. >> reporter: and talk to bus the recent press conference. talk to bus that? >> and we had an exciting press conference. it was extremely exciting and it was where we wanted and everyone that we invited came long and we got more people to
since this is a new pageant. so -- . >> and i think also the dominican community here in boston is so strong. >> yeah. >> and that is why i think you got the massive support, correct? >> we have a big dominican community in boston. >> yeah. >> and some of them knew that you gave earlier this week. >> yeah. >> and the whole pageant is taking place october ninth. >> yes. >> and at lombardo's. talk about that? >> and we have three rooms already and we're going to have a surprise. >> okay. >> i will say that at the end. it's going to bring a lot of people to come to our event as well. >> and you need to tell us about the surprise now. [ laughter ] >> and so, we're having francisca la chapin, she'smis latina from twin 49. >> okay. >> and she'll give -- to our first winner and a judge as well. >> what a big surprise.
>> and i am excited. >> yes. >> she's never been here in boston. that is good for everyone. >> and for those people watching, what is your message? first of all, i guess, to woman out there, young dominican women? >> yes. >> my message is for women to participate in the pageant and put yourself out there and involve yourself in the community and learn about how you can be a better person and learn and teach others how to be great people in the life. >> okay. >> and you're in the process of finding sponsors and stuff? >> yeah. >> and that is what you're working on now? >> yes. >> if anyone wants to be a sponsor. >> call you guys? >> the number is on the screen. >> and perfect. >> call us and communicate with us to work with a couple of
foundations and support kids with our needs. >> and this is great news. >> yeah.
and this is the first time -- first time it's being done and started in boston. good luck with the pageant and fining the beautiful women. >> and thank you so much. >> i am sure you won't have an issue. >> thank you. >> and thank you. >> for more information, on the beauty pageant, call 857-221- 2013 for a direct link
to their website and visit us online at cbsboston.com/centro and we want to invite you to connect with us online. follow us on twitter. i'm inviting to you step forward to a better you. see you next time. and he once posed with cats and even the charming rob gronkowski couldn't get a smile out of the grumpy cat and he met up with the sealiveon who is an internet sensation. grumpy, whose real name is star tar us -- tartar sauce is not impressed:q." and that is hilarious and we
at all and this is mr. jones. he's three years old. is he the cutest? >> yes. >> and he was here and found in west texas and needs a home. >> yes. >> and he is here with the little paws and dots and rescue. they're on the pet parade tomorrow. >> yes. >> and can we bring our dogs out? >> and it's going to be chilly out there but a beautiful day and temperatures running in the upper 30s and plenty of sunshine.