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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: frigid temperatures and brutal wind chills creating dangerous conditions outside. the arctic blast breaking records right now. doug: the supreme court's longest-serving justice has died. how justice antonin scalia is being remembered and the battle already brewing on capitol hill. karen: the six remaining
candidates hit the debate stage. the candidates throwing nasty jabs at each other in a crucial, conservative state. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: bitter and dangerous cold weather gripping the region right now. the frigid temperatures creating a pretty cool phenomenon on the ocean. karen: you're looking at sea smoke on boston harbor. that's what happens when the arctic air blows over the warmer ocean water. happy valentine's day. i'm karen anderson. doug: i'm doug meehan. you saw boston harbor. it's dangerous cold out there, danielle. danielle: doug, karen, that is correct. we've set new records in boston and worcester this morning. you can see why the air temperature, nine below zero in boston. the old record was three below zero. 15 below zero in worcester.
we haven't seen this cold of temperature readings since 1957 right now we're all below zero across the area. nantucket is one below zero. you factor in the strong winds out of the north and west at 10-25 miles per hour sustained. look at what it feels like. it feels more like 33 below zero in boston, like 41 below zero in worcester. even on nantucket it feels like 24 below zero so be aware of that. the wind chill values unfortunately staying pretty cold through the day. it feels like below zero all day long. lots of sunshine though, but it is is cold sunshine. that's why we have these wind chill warnings in effect until lunchtime. we are watching some ocean-effect snow showers right now ongoing on parts of the cape. visibility down to about a mile or less. it's putting down snow very quickly. because it's so cold it's sticking to the ground. you can see a coating to a couple of inches from that. high pressure dpom natures today. watching two systems out to the west. we'll talk about when we could see our next threat for snow
rain coming up. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. president: he influenced a generation of judges, lawyers, and students and profoundly shaped the legal landscape. doug: right now tributes pouring in for supreme court justice antonin scalia. president obama, among the thousands honoring his memory. and it's what comes next for the supreme court that's sparking a political battle this morning. karen: the eyeopener's frank holland is here with the shake-up just hours after justice scalia's death. frank? frank: karen and doug, president obama says he will nominate a new justice in this election year, but the republicans say the next president should make the choice. justice scalia was known as the conservative anchor of the supreme court and the longest serving justice on the current panel. nominated by president ronald reagan in 1986, scalia became the first italian-american member of the highest court. after his death, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says the senate will not confirm any obama nominee, but the president
constitutional responsibility. president: there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing. frank: justice scalia died in his sleep of natural causes in a resort in west texas. he was 79. he leaves behind a wife, and nine children. justice scalia's death comes as the supreme court has a large caseload this term. his passing means they could now split 4-4 on key issues. among the controversial debates-- abortion, affirmative action, the contraceptive mandate of the affordable care act, and immigration. and among those speculated to replace scalia former massachusetts governor deval patrick. patrick, a friend of president department during the clinton administration. as of right now, there is no clear timeline of when a replacement will be nominated. we'll continue to follow this story throughout the day. karen: as frank mentioned, thousands have been paying
chief justice john roberts releasing this statement-- "he was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by colleagues. his passing is a great loss to the court and the country he so loyally served." and harvard law school sent us this photo. it shows justice scalia judging a case competition at the prestigious school in 2014. doug: commitment 2016. a moment of silence before a raucous republican debate in south carolina. the candidates pausing in memory of justice scalia. the debate happening just one week before the g.o.p. primary in a crucial conservative state. and as newscenter 5's reid lamerty shows us, the stakes couldn't be any higher. reid: a rare moment in the g.o.p. race-- all six presidential candidates shared the same opinion, delaying the appointment for confirmation of a successor to the late supreme court justice antonin scalia. trump: he's going to do it whether i'm okay with it or not. i think it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to stop it.
rubio: it's been over 80 years since a lame duck president has appointed a supreme court justice. cruz: we're not going to give up the u.s. supreme court for a generation by allowing barak obama to make one more liberal appointee. reid: it got nasty from there. frontrunner donald trump and jeb bush throwing jabs over each other's foreign policy. trump: jeb is so wrong. jeb is absolutely-- (audience booing) i only tell the truth, lobbyists. bush: this is a guy who gets his foreign policy from the shows. this is a man who insults his way to the nomination. reid: marco rubio tried to regain some footing after a fifth-place finish in new hampshire. he said he has made tough choices as senator that have prepared him for the oval office. rubio: so it was a difficult decision to make and one we only had a few days to look at and make a decision on, and i voted against barak obama's plan to use force and it was the right decision. reid: ohio governor john kasich said the u.s. has to tell russia what we expect from them and to make it clear the u.s. will
kasich: an attack on nato russian-speaking people is going to be an attack on us. reid: the jeb bush campaign announced yesterday former president george w. bush will hit the campaign trail for his brother. he and former first lady laura bush will speak at an event in north charlestown, south carolina, tomorrow. i'm reid lamberty, wcvb, newscenter 5. karen: meantime democrat candidates are focused on their next early-voting state-- nevada. hillary clinton spoke to supporters at a rally in clinton then headed to colorado for the annual democratic dinner in denver. that's after the state department released more of the emails she kept on a private server during her time as secretary of state. rival bernie sanders hitting the trail in nevada as well. while campaigning yesterday, sanders said clinton is becoming "unraveled" by his progress. he spoke to reporters in nevada after hosting two events in reno before traveling to colorado for the democratic dinner.
ray flynn. he's been fitted with a defibrillator in an operation at mass general hospital. the surgery comes after flynn was involved in a car accident near his south boston home on thursday. according to a family spokesman, doctors believe that flynn may have suffered a condition known as "aborted sudden cardiac arrest" before the crash. that irregular heart rhythm may have led to a drop in blood pressure and loss of consciousness. flynn is now recovering. karen: right now lowell police are still searching for the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a teenager. police say the driver of this older model chevy silverado intentionally struck a 15-year-old on a bike. the teenager was thrown from the bike and is recovering in the hospital. police do believe they know who was driving the truck. doug: emergency inspections of the manhole covers on i-93 are now complete. massdot says the inspections found no threat to public safety. caitlin clavette was killed friday after a loose manhole cover smashed through her car windshield.
following the accident and continued overnight into saturday morning. more than 900 structures were inspected. services will be held tomorrow in winchester. her funeral is tuesday in arlington. new warnings about the zika virus in the u.s. ahead this morning the step one state is taking right now a postal worker comes to the rescue. his instinct and quick thinking credited with saving a man's life. danielle: we are dealing with dangerously cold temperatures right now but it won't last. the changes i'm tracking for the week ahead. frank: a massive, deadly pile-up on a pennsylvania highway. the conditions that triggered this tangled mess.
karen: extreme winter weather across the country. a sudden snow squall in pennsylvania causes a deadly pile-up. doug: the eye's frank holland is back with the tragic scene that seemed to come out of nowhere. frank: doug and karen, the blinding snow surprised drivers on interstate 78 in central pennsylvania yesterday. at least three people have died. you can see the extent of the damage here. more than fifty vehicles involved including tractor-trailers. at least 40 people were taken to the hospital.
bombs went off. there were a couple people laying out and trucks and cars all smashed. cars underneath tractor trailers, in between tractor trailers. just total destruction. frank: cleanup continues along the highway this morning. the interstate remaining closed in both directions up until midnight last night. state officials in pennsylvania were asking people to stay off the roads unless they need to go out. doug? doug: a reason to stay inside here in massachusetts. brutally cold temperatures. this is some of the coldest weather we've seen all winter. in fact, for years. and on valentine's day weekend, boston was more like a ghost-town last night. many people only going out if they needed to. >> i don't want to be staying outside for too long. i'm just going to go in and out really quick. >> i'm only out of here out of necessity. i'm going back to my car. doug: he looks cold. experts warn not to underestimate the extreme cold
just 10 minutes of exposed skin and you could end up with frostbite. don't think about breaking out the old blanket. danielle: don't bring the bathing suit out. it's 12 below zero. scene. doug: if water temperature is like in the 40's, right? then you spill that cold weather over it. danielle: we get ocean-effect snow showers and sea spray too. we've had ocean-effect snow showers. doug: we saw the smoke on the water earlier this morning. danielle: let's talk about those temperatures right now though. it is nine below zero currently in boston. 15 below in worcester. because of that, we have broken records and set new ones for today. the new record obviously nine below zero and 15 below in worcester. the old record being 11 below in worcester and three below in boston. we haven't been this cold since 1957. one of the reasons why we're so cold, we had a very strong
it is sustained anywhere from 10-22 miles an hour in plymouth. those winds make it feel even colder outside. so here we go. this is what the current wind chill is. feeling more like 33 below in boston. 41 below zero in worcester. it is a cold start, folks. it's actually dangerously cold. so if you don't have to be outside right now, please don't. in fact, that wind chill warning is in effect until lunchtime today. notice what happens through the day. we still have wind chills below zero pretty much all day long in boston. with a lot of sunshine. the farther north and west you go, the colder it will be. again there's those wind chill warnings, the wind chill advisory for the cape as well as the islands. high pressure dominating our weather. we should see a lot of sunshine today. very, very cold sunshine. brutally cold sunshine. we're watching this system here. there's two areas of low pressure. they're going to combine. this is our next chance for some snow to start because it will be cold enough.
then flipping over to all rain by tuesday. we're going to talk more about that in just a second. but first right now we do have some of those ocean-effect snow showers ongoing on the cape. just like yesterday morning. notice visibilities in chatham, less. so again this could make drying on the roads very treacherous very quickly. it's cold enough that that snow is going pile up. we could see a coating to a couple of inches when all is said and done. this should let up in the next couple of hours. by lunchtime you're drying things out on the cape. again 0-2 inches can't really be ruled out down there. be aware of that. otherwise all of us are dry and just really cold today. in fact, along the north shore, 12 degrees in saugus. 12 degrees in beverly. it will be about 11 degrees in bedford. but over the next three days, we are going to moderate the temperatures. notice by monday, up to 29 degrees after an overnight low below zero. look at tuesday. 53 degrees.
air that's headed our way. single digits though through worcester county. seven in worcester itself for today's high. 11 degrees in bridgewater. down along the cape and the islands, you'll warm up to about 11 in barnstable and about 12 degrees in dennis. this system will move in and bring us the next shot of snow to start turning over to that freezing rain. let's time everything out. monday. that rid home from work could be on sunny owe one especially north and west of boston. by 7:00 the snow is flying in boston by 9:00 but already transitioning to rain and even freezing rain down along the kaivment it quickly transitions to pretty much all rain overnight tuesday or overnight monday into first thing tuesday. tuesday through the day there will be light showers. the heaviest rain coming through through on that ride home from work. we could see anywhere an inch to an inch-and-a-half of rain. there will be a lot of wind with this one and very, very mild air. that's why we're going for 50 degrees on tuesday. so big temperature differences
doug and karen. doug: hang in there. thank you, danielle. the time is 6:17. a check of the stories we're karen: firefighters are investigating after flames out of their home. this happened here on butler street in lawrence. the fire started just before noon yesterday, quickly rising to three alarms. fire departments from nearby towns rushed over to help. one firefighter suffered minor injuries after he was hit by falling debris. doug: hawaii has joined the fight against the zika virus. the governor declared a state of mosquito-borne illness. dengue fever outbreak; more than 250 cases confirmed. there have been no locally transmitted cases of zika, but there is concern that the mosquitoes that carry dengue fever can also carry zika. the governor hopes the emergency will bring in more money to control outbreaks. karen: a fundraiser will be held today to benefit the women's hockey player injured on the ice at gillette stadium. denna laing was paralyzed at the
eve. f.m.c. ice sports in pembroke is already donating one dollar from every public skating admission to the denna laing fund. today the rink says it will match any donations made. doug: a postal worker's credited with saving a man's life. karen: the inclination that something was wrong, and the quick action he took just in the nick of time. doug: an emotional interview in the aftermath of the paris terror attacks. the new message from the american band that saw the horrors first-hand. this is my own hood. we're on beacon street now. how times have changed.
danielle: welcome back. vollmar. well, there are snow showers morning. ocean-effect snow showers. that's really a low chance only for that area and oasm for a couple more hours. we're going to have a medium chance of some snow coming on monday night and really after that evening commute, i think. and then tuesday very high chance of some rain and pretty heavy, steady rain as we go through the day. we are dry on wednesday. here's what happens. we have a system coming on in. it is going to be cold enough to start off as some snow. the only exception may be the cape and the islands seeing a mixture. it will then turn over overnight monday into first thing tuesday into freezing rain before
tuesday morning at 8:00. light showers through the day of tuesday. the hef yes, steady rain coming in pretty much after 5:00 so that ride home from work on tuesday could be a dicey one. we're looking at a lot of rain from this one anywhere from an half an inch to an inch to a inch-and-a-half. going to cause snow melt which is great news. that could also cause flooding issues. be aware. doug and karen. karen: here's a great story. an attentive postal worker is credited with saving a man's life. doug: he sensed something was wrong on his daily route. and as newscenter 5's sera congi explains, he was right. sera: tom belzano takes pride in knowing the people he serves on tom: i feel like i know everybody out here. sera: so when one braintree resident broke his routine, tom: i see him once or twice a month, but he would always come out on the 10th of every month and get his social security check. when he didn't come out a couple days ago, i got a little concerned. sera: once the 67-year-old's mail started to stack up,
tom: it just didn't seem right. sera: braintree fire was called in to help get into the locked house. they found the resident on the living room floor. it's estimated he was there for at least three days. when firefighters found the man, he was alive and conscious and then taken to south shore hospital. fire officials here at braintree credit the postal carrier with saving the man's life. the man remains at south shore hospital. his neighbors are hopeful for a full recovery and are grateful the mailman was so observant. neighbor: i think that's a great thing. he's a kind of constant in people's lives so he noticed that something was wrong and he alerted the correct authorities. i think that's wonderful. sera: a neighborhood watchman who went above and beyond. tom: i look out for these people. i think every mailman does. sera: in braintree, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. karen: they're worn with pride and made in massachusetts. doug: the family company that's left a lasting impression on law enforcement. frank: remembering supreme court
debate over the future of the high court. the reaction from capitol hill and the campaign trail coming up. doug: want to know how cold it is. there's the time. 6:24. 11 degrees below zero at coolidge corner. time for a little coffee and bakals. don't you think? oh, my goodness. danielle has your chilly forecast. how long it will last and actually a warming trend on the way. yes, wait for it. we'll be right back. >> this is an editorial by wcvb-tv channel 5 president and general manager bill fine. bill fine: nearly 112 million people watched super bowl 50 sunday, a spectacle starring past m.v.p.'s, beyonce, bruno mars, and a broncos' team that won with hard-hitting and physical intimidation. so the nfl is riding high, right? well, in the previous week we also learned that three more players, including quarterback ken stabler, were diagnosed posthumously with the degenerative brain disease c.t.e.
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karen: it's a cold morning out hi, everyone. i'm karen anderson. doug: and i'm doug meehan. we're having fun with the cold. you think of the homeless and people who don't have shelters or a warm place to stay. this can be deadly. out there. we're talking about it because we have wind chills 30 below zero, you can get frost bite in 10 minutes. it's a dangerous situation. if you don't have to be outside today, stay inside. cuddle up with your loved one. it's valentine's day, folks. i want to talk about this. we do have record cold. we set new records in both boston and worcester. nine below zero t new record in boston 15 below zero. the new record in worcester. we haven't seen this cold of readings since the 1950's. so a long time ago. right now we are at 10 below zero in plymouth. even one below zero on nantucket. arch even 13 below zero in keene.
keep updating me with all your information. when you factor in those winds and they are out of the north and west at about 10-20 miles an hour, the wind chill values are actually 33 below zero in boston and 41 below zero in worcester. so this is dangerous cold. unfortunately this is with us pretty much all day long. it will feel like below zero although you see a lot of sunshine in that forecast as high pressure dominates our weather. the only exception is for you folks right here on the cape and the islands dealing with some ocean-effect snow showers this morning. visibilities are down to about a mile so this can quickly translate to a coating to a couple of inches on the roadways and make traveling a little slick out there today. but then we're watching two systems out to the west. this is going to be our next chance for some snow turning over to freezing rain and then plain old rain. we'll have the timeline ahead. karen. karen: thanks, danielle. right now emergency inspections of the manhole covers on i-93 are complete after a tragic massdot says the inspections found no threat to public
caitlin clavette was killed friday after a loose manhole cover smashed through her car windshield. more than 900 structures were inspected since then. doug: lowell police are still searching for the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a teenager. police say the driver of this older model chevy silverado intentionally struck a 15-year-old on a bike. bike and is recovering in the hospital. police do believe they know who was driving the truck. flynn has been fitted with a defibrillator after an operation at mass general. he had surgery after crashing his car into a house in south boston on thursday. according to a family spokesman, doctors believe that flynn may have suffered a condition known as "aborted sudden cardiac arrest" before the crash. have led to loss of right now tributes continue to come in for the man considered the most provocative member of the supreme court. but it's what comes next that
brewing. doug: the eyeopener's frank holland is here with how the death of justice scalia is setting off debate. frank? frank: doug and karen, president obama says he will nominate a successor in due time. but getting that person confirmed will likely be an uphill battle. after antonin scalia's sudden death, president obama expressed his condolences and called the 79-year-old a brilliant and energetic justice. the president also announced his intention of choosing a supreme court justice nominee. president: there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. frank: but republican majority leader mitch mcconnell who sets the senate's schedule says, "the american people should have a voice in the selection of their next supreme court justice, and the vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." candidates weighed in on the president's expected nomination during the cbs news debate on saturday night. trump: i think it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to
it's called delay, delay, delay. kasich: i think we should let the next president decide who is going to run that supreme court. carson: we should be thinking about how we can create some healing in this land. rubio: we need to put people on the bench that understand that the constitution is not a living and breathing document. it is to be interpreted as originally meant. bush: the next president needs to appoint someone with a proven conservative record similar to justice scalia. cruz: the senate needs to stand strong and say we're not going to give up the u.s. supreme court for a generation. frank: democrat candidates are throwing their support behind the president. hillary clinton says it's outrageous that republicans have already pledged to block the nominee. bernie sanders, who serves in the senate, says he wants to move forward and vote on the nomination. karen? karen: thanks, frank. now we turn to what happens in the months ahead regarding the high court. our juli mcdonald focuses on the hotly debated question. juli: influential, provocative and undoubtedly conservative-- justice antonin scalia is remembered for his decades-long
with the times. greenfield: he really thinks that the constitution is beholden to the past rather than a living document. juli: kent greenfield, a constitutional law expert who clerked at the supreme court, tells newscenter 5 scalia will be known as an advocate for the originalist view. he believes the constitution means what it meant 200 years ago, and he wasn't interested in compromise. greenfield: he ended up being an opponent of civil rights advances such as affirmative action or gay rights or same sex marriage. juli: as the supreme court focuses on some of the country's most divisive issues this year-- abortion, affirmative action, and immigration-- scalia's absence will likely result in more tie decisions. that means the lower court's opinion will automatically be affirmed. greenfield: the public employee union case which people thought would be 5-4 against the unions is probably going to end up being 4-4. in fact, that would mean that the unions would win. juli: with an aging supreme
been a topic on the campaign trail. the next president expected to make multiple nominations. scalia's sudden death highlights what could be a significant shift in the court's work over the next several years. greenfield says scalia's death brings the possibility of this change in course out of the abstract and into the concrete making it even more of a key issue in the presidential in the newsroom, juli mcdonald, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: a drug bust in carver. right now, one man is facing charges in a heroin distribution ring. police arrested joshua clements on myles standish drive friday after a three-month investigation. they found this inside the home-- heroin, packaging materials, and more than $2,000 in cash. karen: the bomb squad gets rid of a mortar shell in dennis. take a look at this. police say a man brought it to the station yesterday after finding it at his home. state police were called in to check out the mortar shell
station. the state bomb technician determined the mortar shell was an inert training round and took it away for disposal. a massive manhunt for a killer is over in new york city. doug: the dangerous man off the streets right now. plus raw emotion from the frontman of the eagles of death metal. his message months after the terror attacks in paris. karen: decades of quality work leaving a lasting impression. the important badges and shields that are made right here in mass. danielle: we are setting records this morning. the coldest air we've seen in over 50 years. the relief on the way after today. frank: we're celebrating black history here at wcvb. coming up, a look at how boston influenced the life and work of dr. martin luther king, jr.
celebrates black history month and the most well-known icon of the civil rights movement. but many might not realize how boston influenced dr. martin doug: the eye's frank holland is back with the less familiar story. frank? frank: dr. king was educated at boston university and inspired by his time in the city. the civil rights leaders said what he learned here was the blueprint for his philosophy and
dr. king: i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up. frank: before dr. king shared his dream, he earned his doctorate at boston university. vita paladino: this is really the beginning. this is all the formulation of his theory. frank: academic papers, letters, pictures, and more are now housed in the king reading room at b.u.'s library. before winning the nobel peace prize in 1964, the civil rights leader explained to reporters why he donated these important documents. dr. king: it was this university that meant so much to me in terms of the formulation of my thinking and the ideas that have guided my life. vita paladino: he had a very empowering experience here. frank: vita paladino is the curator of the king collection. during that same press conference, dr. king explains how studying boston personalism, also known as personal idealism, changed his life.
philosophically is the philosophical position that guides my theology. vita paladino: boston personalism said a person's character, personality was more important than just service to god. that, for him, is the breakthrough where he becomes an activist. frank: for more information on the dr. king reading room at b.u., you can go to our website, wcvb.com. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meteorologist danielle vollmar. danielle: check it out. this is mt. washington observatory yesterday. temperaturewise 35 below zero. you throw out boil boiling water. take a look. it turns to instant snow. a really neat thing to do because it was so cold and it still is so cold across our area. in fact it's the coldest it's been in years. we haven't been this low in worcester and boston since 1957. and worcester's new record just got even a degree cooler. 16 below zero. boston nine below zero.
14 below zero so far in orange. it's mot just the air temperature outside. you also have to factor in those winds. they're anywhere really from 15 to about 20 miles an hour sustained in worcester. that wind out of the north and west is is creating a bit of a wind chill. a bit of a wind chill. actually a lot of wind chill. it feels more like 33 ble zero in boston and about 41 below zero in worcester so it is a cold start, folks. if you don't have to be outside, don't do it. i do want to say though please be careful and think of your furry friends too. people have been tweeting about this on twitter. the dogs you don't want to have well. as we go through the day here's what happens with that wind chill value. long. we'll see a lot of sunshine and the air temperature itself should warm up above the freezing mark or above zero. high pressure dominates our weather. that's why we see the sunshine. then we're watching this system out to the west. this' going to come and bring us
snow beginning on monday afternoon and evening, turning over to freezing rain and then all rain. accumulating snow could be likely today. right now on the cape as you're seeing visibilities down to zero miles in provincetown and down to a mile in chatham. because it's so cold, that snow will quickly accumulate. it's ocean-effect snow showers should taper off by, say, 10:00 or 11:00 in the morning or so. then all day long we see wall-to-wall sunshine but it is cold. when all is said and done, you could pick up a coating to a couple inches down the cape just like yesterday morning. a lot of sunshine through the day. notice we're at four degrees by lunchtime. 11 degrees by 4:00. those winds still pretty strong though through the day. then the chances for snow on the way up as we head towards monday, turning just to rain as we head towards tuesday. we're dry on wednesday. here we go. here is our system. notice monday morning we are dry but by afternoon snow showers breaking out. by the ride home from work a lot more snow breaking out.
old rain by tuesday morning. but between that time period, there could be a period of some freezing rain and it may take a little longer to dislodge that cold air especially far north and west. be aware of that. it could be a tricky overnight driving forecast into tuesday morning. now once we get to us tuesday morning at 8:00 i think it's all rain and light showers. then heavier, steadier rain coming in tuesday evening for that ride home from work. again starting as snow. an icy mix overnight. all rain by tuesday morning and then the rain will be with some wind and also will be very mild as we head towards tuesday. in fact, take a look at these high temperatures across the region. upper 40's, low 50's. that's all we're saying. we're going to turn to all rain. big temperature swings happening starting with the record cold today. warming up into the 50's by tuesday. still the mid 40's on wednesday. and then temperatures drop behind this system back into the 30's by thursday and friday. karen?
a powerful glimpse into the paris terror attacks. the american band playing during the horrifying attack is back on stage in sweden. the frontman for "eagles of death metal" made an emotional appearance on swedish t.v. he spoke about the chaos at the bataclan theatre last november. 130 people died in coordinated attacks across paris. the band was playing when the shooting started. >> i knew exactly what was going on. i think i might have been the only one in the whole theater who knew instantly. i really think it's important happened to our friends in there, you know. i didn't see anyone do anything cowardly. you have to stay light. you have to keep your heart light. guys win. i promise you. doug: hughes says the band takes their return to touring with both strength and humility. here's a place that was once known as the jewelry capital of the world. right here in massachusetts in
doug: today, a local company is continuing a family tradition there of making ornate items. it this morning's "made in mass," you'll see there's nothing frivolous about these products that are worn with pride. at the blackinton factory, it's all about the impression not just on the surface of this metal but also on those who wear what's being made here. >> it's a very unique special part of the uniform. doug: a badge can say a lot about the organization it represents not to mention the power and responsibility that comes with it. and this southeastern massachusetts company has been recognized as one of the premiere makers of government, law-enforcement, and public-safety emblems in the world. >> my grandfather-in-law has his warden badge from 40 years ago. it was a blackinton badge. doug: andrew rock's family now owns the 164-year-old company. andrew: it wasn't really badges until many years after the company started although we did do civil war insignia. doug: today they're making hardware that has a global reach
including badges that have color-shifting elements and computer chips to fight counterfeitting. >> smart shield is probably the most famous one. these are badges with the i.d. chips embedded inside them. >> most badges have some type of coat of arms. doug: blackinton's chief operating officer david long says there's a certain pride within these factory walls. with painstaking attention to detail, the company's jewelry-making past is also on display. >> this coloring in here is actually colored glass. doug: whether it's a local municipality or a federal law enforcement officer, at blackinton, they understand the name on the back is no more important than the one on the front. >> we've got a lot of people that are making sure we're in a safe environment. doug: and they're wearing your badges. >> and they're wearing our badges. doug: 80% of law enforcement and public safety officers in massachusetts wear blackinton badges. and next time you're flying at any airport in the u.s, check
all of them are made right here in mass. karen: here's something you don't see everywhere. best pinball players. they took part in a competition in pelham, new hampshire, yesterday for the state championship. what sets them apart from us regular pinballers? game knowledge. because not all the tables are the same. >> you have to learn how to play games from the '60's up to modern day games. they all play different ways and all have different rule sets. karen: the winner of yesterday's competition is headed to las vegas to compete for the national championship. and yes, there is a national pinball championship. doug: i didn't even know people still played pinballs. okay.
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supreme court has died. antonin scalia was 79. the influential conservative died of natural causes yesterday in west texas. the president, despite push-back from republicans, says he will nominate a successor. doug: former boston mayor ray flynn has been fitted with a defibrillator after an operation at mass general. he had surgery after crashing his car into a house in south boston on thursday. according to a family spokesman, doctors believe that flynn may have suffered a condition known as "aborted sudden cardiac arrest" before the crash. that irregular heart rhythm may have led to loss of consciousness. karen: emergency inspections of the manhole covers on i-93 are complete after a tragic crash. massdot says the inspections found no threat to public safety. caitlin clavette was killed friday after a loose manhole cover smashed through her car windshield. more than 900 structures were inspected since then.
before her funeral on tuesday. doug: lowell police are still searching for the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a teenager. police say the driver of this older model chevy silverado intentionally struck a 15-year-old on a bike. the teenager was thrown from the bike and is recovering in the hospital. police believe they know who was driving the truck. karen: a fugitive is under arrest in new york, accused in the deadly stabbing of his girlfriend and her three young children. michael sykes was seen here wednesday on surveillance footage in a staten island deli just before the attack at a homeless housing facility. his girlfriend and her one-year-old and the couple's four-month-old all died. a two-year-old is in critical condition. police say sykes called his mother and confessed about the attack. doug: a fundraiser will be held today to benefit the women's hockey player injured on the ice at gillette stadium. denna laing was paralyzed at the winter classic on new year's eve. f.m.c. ice sports in pembroke will donate one dollar from every public skating admission today to the denna laing fund. the rink will also match any donations made to the fund
a utah teenager goes the extra mile this valentine's day. but it wasn't just one lucky girl. it was 834 of them! hayden godfrey handed out a carnation to every girl at his high school this week. the 17-year-old says he spent about $450 but that it was definitely worth it. and his girlfriend agrees. >> to watch every single one of those girls walk out of school with a big smile on their face makes me very happy and very proud of him. karen: godfrey says he started when he was 14 but was heartbroken when he saw others who didn't receive any. so this year, he decided to make sure everyone got something special. frank: very understanding girlfriend: very understanding young lady. doug: happy and proud. that's all you want your loved ones to be. i just noticed trending on the twitters brrrr. hash tag, brrrr. danielle: that's all we have to say about today. brrr it's cold out there.
only going up to 10 degrees. that's the high temperature but with the wind chills it feel like below zero all day long. monday we'll see a chance for some snow transitioning to freezing rain and all rain on tuesday. warming into the 50's by tuesday afternoon. how about those swings up and down. doug: hang on. we'll be back in about an hour to update you on those temperatures. karen: "good morning ameri i guess i never really gave much thought to the acidity in any foods. never thought about the coffee i was drinking having acids. it never dawned on me that it could hurt your teeth. my dentist has told me your enamel is wearing away, and that sounded really scary to me, and i was like well can you fix it, can you paint it back on, and he explained that it was not something that grows back, it's kind of a one-time shot and you have to care for it. he told me to use pronamel. it's gonna help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee
good morning, america. breaking overnight -- remembering supreme court justice antonin scalia, the high court's leading conservative voice passing away suddenly at this ranch in texas at the age of 79. >> he influenced a generation of judges, lawyers, and students and profoundly shaped the legal landscape. >> flags across america lowered to half-staff in his honor. this morning, the focus on his legacy. >> getting nominated to the supreme court is a culmination of a dream, of course. >> scalia served three decades on the court.