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an emotional day in court. philip chism sent to 40 years behind bars. why some say it's not enough. all eyes are on south carolina today. the democratic primary is a big test for front-runner hillary clinton and bernie sanders. brutal murder-suicide leaves five people dead. what investigators say happened here. changing locations. why watertown decided not to allow filmmaker to dexikt the aftermath of the boston marathon bombing in their city. good morning. it's 8:00 this saturday morning. thanks for making us part of your day. i'm chris anderson. we have all the details we were telling you about plus so much
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let's get to rob iker with a rundown of the weekend forecast. >> tomorrow in the 50s. if you like the cooler weather, today is the day. if you're waiting for spring, tomorrow is your day. 23 in boston with a light breeze currently making it feel more like 15. there's a chill in the air compared to yesterday and about 30 to 40 degrees colder than where we were thursday morning. satellite and radar all quiet as you saw. not a cloud in the sky and not day. mostly sunny and cool and a little on the breezy side this afternoon and evening. upper 30s to low 40s and again time of year. here's the catch. the temperatures really don't drop much at all as we head into the evening and overnight hours. fairly comfortable at least by february standards this evening. low temperatures even late tonight only get down to about 30 degrees. look at that. mostly sunny and mild tomorrow, mid-50s.
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most of the seven-day forecast. we'll talk about that coming up in a few minutes. i'm not talking about the decade, by the way, the it bes 50s. breaking news this morning. two are dead after a single car crash on the lynnway route 1 in lynn. this car left the roadway and crashed into a building and stopping in the middle of the northbound lane. both passengers died on the scening. that crash is now under investigation. devastation and outrage. the victim's family says justice was not served in the case. we look at the emotional call for change. >> i hate this killer. he's evil, pure evil and must be punished. >> reporter: colin ritzer's family and friends very clear, she want her killer, 17-year-old
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>> put him behind bars for the maxium sentence and don't get this coward the opportunity to shatter another family's life. >> reporter: the 24-year-old math was rained and murdered in the bathroom of the high school in 2013. this shows him rolling a recycling bin with her body inside and dumping it in the woods. her family says they are broken. >> they not only lost their sister, the sister they loved, they lost their parents, especially the mother that they knew, the person that i was. the person that i will never be again. >> reporter: the lives they knew ruined. >> without colleen we weren't the ritzer trio wraen more. >> the dreams they had dashed. >> i will never get to walk colleen down the aisle. i'll never give her away at the altar or have that father/daughter dance at her wedding. >> reporter: despite all the gut-wrenching accounts, underage offenders can't be sentenced
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as ritzer's family looked on wearing her favorite color pink and chism's mother teared up, the judge sentenced chism to serve 40 years and then become eligible for parole. >> we are devastated and feel betrayed. >> reporter: the ritzer family called the sentence unacceptable and demanded change. >> the notion of second chance shouldn't be applicable in this case. due to the intentional and thoroughly planned actions of this individual, colleen cannot be provided a second chance. >> reporter: kimberly bookman, "7 news today in new england." it's been a wild ride in the race for the white house. today the democrats face off in south carolina. bernie sanders and hillary clinton looking to jump ahead in the primary. steve handlesman has a closer look. >> reporter: here in south carolina today african-americans are expected to make up the majority of voters in the democratic primary. that seems short of power of hillary clinton to an easy win,
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then comes super tuesday where in ten states where democrats have major races, only in vermont bernie sanders' home state, does polling indicate he can win. likewise, on the republican side in only one super tuesday state is front-runner donald trump trailing, ted cruz's home state. trump got a boost by the endorsement yesterday of new jersey governor kris -- kris yis. on super tuesday all eyes on texas. can donald trump and hillary clinton both on the same day lock up their parties' nominations. steve just mentioned that endorsement there by chris christie by donald trump. now charlie baker is responding to his surprise endorsement on friday. he supported the new jersey governor's bid for president
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now baker says christie's spot for trump doesn't men he does too. >> i don't anticipate voting for donald trump. >> donald trump hopes this endorsement gives him an edge as they prep for the big super tuesday votes. we're following more news today. fire ripping through a north andover home, and now we learn that thieved targeted this home as part of a cruel crime. the family is in the middle of all of this. obviously, they're extremely frustrated but now double so. we explain what happened. >> we're not having a good time of it. >> reporter: for nearly a month now warren kelly and his wife have lived in this hotel room forced out of their home of 50 years after fire on the second floor killed their good friend and severely damaged their unit. >> josephine is 88. i'm 85. we're over the hill. we shouldn't have to be going through this. it is torture.
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blow. the couple says their burned-out home was looted and their car stolen from the driveway. >> i was upset. who would want to steal a car from someone that just had their house burned? >> warren says josephine has dementia and is having a tough time with everything. they just brought her back from the nursing home when the fire happened. >> that's the whole reason she didn't want to be in the nursing home, she wants to pass away at home. we're doing what we can to have that take place at the house. >> reporter: warren says he had limited fire insurance, and even if the home is salvageable, he doesn't have the money to fix it up. they'll soon be moving into an elderly living facility, but still, holding onto hope they can return home to live out the time they have left. >> at this point i don't know what i'm going to do. i really don't know what i'm going to do. also at 7:00, an suv on a crash crash on friday. this 25-year-old driver lost
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into a house. emergency crews found him with his arm pinned underneath that car. it took them about 20 minutes to get this man free. an elderly woman was sleeping inside the home at the time. she was not hurt, but her family says that she is shaken up by this crash. >> she was in bed, and she was scared to death, you know. you got a car that flies 30 feet through the air and smashed into the front of your house, i imagine it makes quite a noise. >> the driver was being treated at at boston hospital. he's expected to face charges in it case. one man is dead after his car rolled over on i-95 in somerset yesterday. actually, 195. he was ejected from the car during the rollover. investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the crash. major accident shutting down i-93 in canton on friday afternoon. a medical helicopter had to land on the highway to rush the victim to the hospital after the car going south somehow ended up slammed into the guardrail head-on. no word on what caused that
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to new hampshire now where it's a pretty wild story. see the burn marks on the floor there? apparently a man's e-cigarette burst into flames. that explosive moment leaving that charred, and now firefighters send out a warning for you to listen to. they say e-cigarette explosions are more common and more dangerous than you think. kelly ohara has more from rochester, new hampshire. >> reporter: a rochester's man he's e-cigarette goes up flames. firefighters say his device exploded. >> woke up to his alarm sounding and a small fire next toes to his bed. he's lucky it burned the floor and the area around it. >> reporter: this isn't the first time. look at this video out of kentucky. this man's e-cigarette catches fire in his pocket. you can see his jeans catching on fire as he runs out of the store. >> what was that? you have a bomb in your pocket? i was totally shocked. just like this. >> reporter: that man rushed to the hospital and expected to be okay.
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of the time it's operator error. in this case the man was simply using the wrong charger. >> over the past four to five years, 80% of electronic cigarette fires occurred in the charging phase. they're definitely operator error in this. >> reporter: kelly o'hara, "7 news today in new england." coming up on "7 news today in new england," a violent brought breaks out inside a high school. why a mother is outraged how a staff member reacted to her son filming this. cool out the door this morning, but don't be fooled. the temperatures in the seven-day forecast are much more spring-like. dangerous wagon ride, spooked horse sets off a chain reaction down in texas.
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>> kris: look at this. a seaworld employee helps a sea lion. he was too weak to battle the high waves. the sea lion wasn't the only rescue this week, either. officials shut down the pier. one man jumped the fence and jumped in the water. tasty summer snack getting recognition today. it's national strawberry day. celebrate the sweetheart-shaped the warmer weather. over the next few days, you can strawberries.
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same plant family as roses. there's always a national something or other day, rob, right? the other day was nationa toast day, too. >> rob: both are better dipped in chocolate either way. 41 degrees would be the average high temperature for the end of february, and as we head into march, our temperatures are more april-like. 55 is the average for april, we'll be there tomorrow and even better on monday. we'll take a dip on a tuesday, but even still, well above average for late february and early march. current numbers, however, are pretty winter-like. upper teens and low 20s out there. 22 in beverly and also in bedford at the moment. across the board temperatures are about 10, some spots 15 degrees colder than than this exact same time yesterday morning and 30-some degrees colder than this time thursday morning. big difference in the temperatures compared to the last couple of days. winds are light generally out of the west. if you look at the arrow, some cases out the northwest the
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afternoon hours. that will be the beginning of the warm-up ushering in the warmer weather. for now satellite and radar all quiet. hardly a cloud in the sky across new england. not expecting clouds throughout the day. our weather maker in sh guy, big area of high pressure in the southeastern united states. the winds spin clockwise around the high. as it slides to the south, the winds shift to the southwest. that will usher in the warmer weather just as the sun starts to set later this evening. in other words, warmer weather starts to come in, and that means temperatures this evening really aren't going to cool off a whole lot. we'll stay fairly mild by overnight hours. stay in the 30s this evening. keep that in mind if you have plans for your saturday night. then the milder weather really gets in here as we head into tomorrow. it's a bit on the breezy side tomorrow, but it will be a warm breeze unlike yesterday. overall very, very nice-looking sunday. weak cold front arrives on monday. with that front a few sprinkles of rain possible in western mass
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the rest of us see a few clouds and what's about it with that cold front. next storm system arriving on wednesday. it does look a little bit more significant. gusty winds are likely on wednesday. don't think it will be quite as bad as what we had this past wednesday and thursday. still, best chance of rain coming on wednesday, and behind that some slightly cooler weather to finish out the seven-day forecast. >> kris: thanks so much. the dangerous horse ride caught on camera, a horse pulling a wagon was spooked somehow when a group of riders made their way down a texas road. that started a chain reaction. here'sed video again. the wagon veers, hitting and apparently running over the rider and her house. the horse injured its leg and got up and appears to be okay. the rider not so lucky. >> the first year the lady has ever ridden, and she got clipped off her horse by the wagon. so we'll just -- i don't know. it's a real tragedy.
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the hospital with at least one broken bone. wish her well. still on head on "7 news today in new england," a little girl in westboro is fighting her cancer with chemo. an internal student with an inspiring story to tell. we're going to introduce you to this medford teen helping out
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a school in westboro is on' meaningsful mission to help this little girl battles cancer and is suffering from relapse of leukemia. transplant transplant. her school is trying to help her get the help she needs. we have the story. >> reporter: tethered to a tangle of lines. >> that's silly. >> reporter: dripping into this 2 1/2-year-old body is toxic chemotherapy drugs, and still she manages to remain a pretty typical toddler. it seems cruel just as her beautiful thick hair came back, so did her lieu keem eukemia leukemia. >> if they don't treat her, the disease will kill her in two weeks. it's strong and progresses rapidly. >> once you're done, go inside. >> reporter: now her family
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strangers to save her life. >> she does not deserve this. she deserves to live a childhood without this. >> reporter: ebridge montessori in westboro organized a bone marrow drive hoping this quick cheeks wall will be the key to finding a donor of her indian heritage makes a match more difficulty because there's fewer people of it on the registry. >> only one person can save the other person's life. >> until she finds a donor she's tied to thee lines fighting her cancer with chemo. >> she wants to go home every day here. >> fortunately for dad and daughter, this time they don't have to fight the battle alone. an entire army is out there ready to wage the war with them. >> it's choosing between the
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what do you choose? there's still a road ahead. >> reporter: susan tran, nnz. >> kris: what a sweet little girl. we wish her well. a group of superheroes are running in the name of martin richard. they will dress in their favorite superhero costumes and run 17 1/2 miles of the marathon's course. it helps these charity runners, most of them first time marathoners, by the way, get ready for the longest race of their lives. they're doing it for a wonderful cause. coming up on "7 news today in new england," an iconic newport mansion burned to the great. who officials say could go to blame. a high school senior proves that hard work does pay off. how he uses his experience to help out his classmates. the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk,
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>> reporter: wow, it's quiet in here. you guys must be hard at work. we do a segment calmed "class act" every week where we award amazing achievements. ken wu, come on up. ken isn't your average high school senior, he's an international exchange student who will graduate this year from st. clement's high school in medford. >> i was surprised. i was freaked out. you know, i didn't know that this should be me. i mean, why me? what is this about? >> he's a really good kid and works really hard. >> reporter: four years ago he entered st. clement's as a freshman straight from china. he hardly knew english and was far from family and friends. >> it must have been a very scary experience for him, because language and culture was an issue. i could see him every day struggling and working really hard to gain his language skills. >> reporter: through hard work, curiosity and determination he not only succeeded but helps
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>> he's come a long, long way literally and figuratively. moving all the way from china half a world away to boston is something that takes a lot of courage. >> reporter: each sunday he comes here to the youth council of the asian-american sifg association in boston, and he helps students who emigrated from china adjust to american life. >> the responsibility is very important. >> ken didn't just come here to learn and take things with him. he's also given a lot. >> reporter: ken's unclear at this point where he'll be next year, but he says if he stays in the boston region, he'll continue to help out at the asian-american council. in the newsroom, i'm christa delcamp, 7 news. >> kris: what a neat story. if you know a student between sixth and 12th grade doing something outstanding, nominate them online on the whdh.com. next up, eviction concerns.
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out of her home? that woman, though, is now taking action. we'll tell you what's happening here. also ahead, a tragedy in washington. a murder-suicide leaves five people dead. we'll tell you what neighbors say about this terrifying
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>> kris: watertown is speaking
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why they're changing plans for this location. figuring out a cause for this huge fire. investigators trying to determine what sparked this massive fire at a historic rhode island mansion. flying fists during a high school brawl all caught on camera. . >> kris: i'm chris kris anderson. let's take a live look outside. it's a little chilly. luckily, things are improving. >> rob: by recent standards, it's a little bit cooler. it was 54 degrees this time thursday morning. compared to recent mornings, it's a little chilly, 23. a little bit blov average, and there's a breeze, just enough to make it feel a few degrees colder than that. plenty of sunshine throughout the day. i'll show you the satellite and raid rar picture here and nothing going on. not expecting many clouds
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a good bit of sunshine despite the sunshine, though. highs in the upper 30s to low 40s. that's at or just slightly below average this time of year. might notice a breeze later on today. the wind is out of the southwest. that southwesterly wind will usher in much milder weather as we head through the course of the weekend. if you think about heading up to i country, today is the cooler day. low 40s tomorrow and mid-50s tomorrow afternoon in the immediate boston area. we talk more about that and how many more 50-degree days in the seven-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> kris: thanks so much. top stories this morning. philip chism sentenced to life in prison with the possibility for fa roll in 40 years. the 17-year-old showed no emotion in the courtroom as the judge handed down the decision. colleen ritzer's family and friends grieving and giving victim impact statements saying chism should be locked up for life. by law, though, underage offenders like chism cannot be sentenced to life without parole.
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math teacher colleen ritzer when he was 14 years old. a week after donald trump won big, it's the democrats turn on take on sanction. former secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to win easily in the primary over vermont senator bernie sanders. the gop candidates soak in chris christie's surprise announce foment donald trump. he announced his support for trump yesterday. change of plans now locally for actor mark wahlberg and his planning with the crew behind the marathon bombing movie. the creators canceling plans to re-create the watertown shoot-out in watertown where it actually happened. susan tran has a look at the reason behind the decision. >> reporter: the neighbors along laurel and quinnby in watertown remember all too well. the gunfire, explosions and aftermath. >> there's a lot of trauma that happened in watertown. i think it's hard to judge someone else's trauma. >> reporter: most saw let
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wahlberg's upcoming move "patriots day." >> it would give them an idea of what we went through. that's what we see with them sitting on the couch. >> reporter: the town late friday issued a statement upon further reflection filming the re-creation of the watertown shoot-out is not in the best interest of watertown, a surprise for those that live in the streets where homes still have scars from bullet holes. 80% were for the movie skaens filmed on location and even the skeptical ones say the movie-makers were ready to make accommodations. >> i wanted to make sure i was removed from the neighborhood and my kids were removed before any noise was made. they made allowances for that. >> reporter: the small handful not wanting the filming to go come on said off camera it felt insensitive and in poor taste. for many they say this is another emotional roller coaster they did not ask to ride. >> it's unfortunate that even though we kind of had a say that it didn't matter in the end. >> to see that through somebody
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makes a difference. the authenticity needs to be there. >> reporter: susan tran, "7 news today in new england." we're following more news today. officials say it's too early to tell what caused this massive fire on thursday night. today the mansion has been reduced to rubble as a result of the flames. the fire rips right through the historic home on bellevue avenue. firefighters first got the call that the $3 million mansion was on fire late that afternoon. people that live in the popular area turned into onlookers while the blaze engulfed the entire estate. >> it was just pandemonium. people were fricking out, people going crazy thinking that their house was going to catch on fire. it was something out of a movie really. >> the whole place was engulfed. it went like that, and the thing started to collapse. it was the biggest fire i've ever seen. >> kris: that was a big fire.
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they think a construction worker's gas heater may be to blame for the fire but they're investigating to figure it out. state police are searching for a driver after a chase led to a crash thursday afternoon. investigator found the car crashed into a parked van in boston, but the driver was gone. he had taken off. police originally tried to pull him over for a violation, but the man wouldn't stop. developing story we are following for you this morning. terrifying standoff in washington state. police say a man called an officer saying that he had shot and killed his wife and children. now, five people are dead following this murder-suicide. >> reporter: negotiators tried to talk with the man for several hours. he was holed up inside a washington state home surrounded by a s.w.a.t. team. investigators say shortly after noon the gunman walked outside and killed himself. >> he apparently came out outside the home and shot himself. >> reporter: in front of officers? >> yeah.
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sparked a response by a s.w.a.t. team and heavily armed deputies. investigators say it was around 9:00 when the man called a deputy he had previous contact with from the county sheriff's office claiming he had killed family members including two children and was now inside his house preparing to commit suicide. >> this individual said that he had shot four people and had a gun to his head. our officers responded. we did confirm that he did have a gun. we set up containment. >> reporter: after the gunman committed suicide, they found four bodies inside a building on the property. >> that's terrible. yeah, that's right around the core from my house, so that's very scary. >> reporter: a woman lives near the home where the shooting took place. she says she and her family heard gunfire from the home last night. >> we were standing outside and just heard random shooting. it sounded like -- it sounded like they were target shooting. >> kris: heart-breaking story. the officials have not released
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the details about a shooting that happened in kansas. a kansas woman says she's happy to be alive after coming face-to-face with the gunman in this case, edna decker could have been cedric ford's first victim on thursday during the shooting rampage. she said ford tried to carjack her. he shot into the car, and she fortunately ducked out of the way of the bullet. decker says she's still shaken up but feels lucky about this close encounter. >> hoping i don't have nightmares. i'm just so thankful to god. i owe my life to god. >> kris: police say the shooting started on the road but ended at excel industries where cedric ford was working. more than a dozen co-workers were hit and three of them died as a result. high school brawl caught on camera. students get violent in north carolina. cell phone video captures the chaos. the student recording the fight
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mother is speaking out. she says an administrator should be the one in trouble. adam williams has details. >> reporter: it was a free-for-all, fist flying and a cell phone video capturing every carolina high school. this is footage from his cell phone. school. it was just crazy. making his way through the crowd. he started to take pictures of coordinator. that's him pinning a girl on the brown, o'brien ordering taylor to stop recording. >> i didn't even hear him. something. i didn't hear what he said. then he came up and grabbed my phone. >> reporter: this video shot by another student shows o'brien phone. he's grabbed by his jacket, held down near his neck. the student manages to slither away but the 15-year-old jumping back at o'bryant who grabs him by his shirt and tosses him to the ground. >> i still cry when i see it, and i get upset.
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outraged and wants action taken against o'bryant, but her son was suspended about breaking rules about videotaping incidents like this from the campus. >> never had a phone call from the principal at my job because i was at work at the time that my son had got hurt or was involved with anything. >> reporter: taylor suffered scratches on his chest and injured his wrist. the school's principal says the video is a snapshot of a larger incident. >> that's why we wanted to do a thorough investigation and contacted and turned it over to police to let them investigate the incident fully. >> reporter: i'm adams williams, "7 news today in new england." >> kris: there's new drama nat stalker lawsuit brought on by erin andrews. andrews left the courtroom has jurors were shown very personal evidence in this case. she says she just couldn't watch and see these jurors who were shown the nude videos that were posted online by her stalker.
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the emotional stress andrews went through where that stalker got out of prison. >> she was depressed. she was anxious. she was obsessive and irritable and reactive. >> kris: erin andrews is suing the stalker as well as marriott hotels for allowing him to book rooms next to her. a 97-year-old woman is suing after being kicked out of her california home where she lived for more than 60 years. the woman says the house was owned by a friend who promised she could live there for life. the home now belongs to a distant relative who says the woman and her roommate have to be out in 60 days. the inhabitants are suing for breach of contract, emotional distress, and elder abuse. a tall ship registered in portland, maine will serve a kind of diplomatic swefl between the u.s. and cuban. it's a 130-foot ship docked in havana harbor.
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live look at the expressway right by the gas tank. traffic is moving smoothly.
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far different from what you see during this time during the week, right? it's cold out there, though. you see the sun shining bright. let's go to rob with a peek at the rest of the weekend forecast. things will get better, i hope. >> rob: a lot better. we've seen a lot of 50-degree days this winter. in fact, most ever recorded from winter, winter being december, january and february. we add to the record-breaking total. we have one more tomorrow, and we cheat because we get an extra day in winter this year. we add to that on monday as well. looks like upper teens and low 20s out the door this morning. again, compared to yesterday morning and especially compared to thursday morning, this is a little bit on the chilly side and cooler than normal and there's also a little bit of a breed out there. not huge, about 5 to 10 miles per hour. just enough to make 23 feel more like 15 in boston at this hour. so a little bit of a windchill and you will notice a bit of a breeze this afternoon and even more so tomorrow afternoon. otherwise weather is really very quiet. nothing to show you here on the satellite and radar picture. closest action of any kind is a
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near buffalo, but otherwise, again the entire northeastern united states looks all quiet. most of the u.s. is fairly quiet at this hour. big area of high pressure is our weather maker, this thing down here in the southeastern united states. you always get clockwise winds around the high, and that's what's going to help to pump in the very mild weather beginning this evening. so temperatures are going to kind of hold fairly steady as we head into the evening hours. we get into the upper 30s this afternoon and really not drop much even after sunset. so still in the 30s at dinnertime later on this evening, and that milder weather continues to rush in here as we head into tomorrow. first chance of rain in the next seven days comes with a cold front on monday, and that will bring probably a few sprinkles to western mass, southern vermont. that will be about it. most won't notice when the front rolls through. tuesday, first day of march, fairly lamb-like and quiet overall. nothing to write home about tuesday. wednesday on the other hand could be more interesting.
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and another front rolls through. with this one showers are likely and some heavy and some gusty winds. don't think it will be quite as strong as what we saw a couple of days ago, but still, gutsy winds and rain a good bet for wedneday. beyond that it cools off a little bit. back into the 30s for friday, so kris, don't get too used to the 50--plus degree weather yet. a brave little boy is battling cancer and getting a big boost from firefighters in oklahoma city. the fire chief has a special mission for him. he's taking on his dream job as a firefighter. we have more on this special story. >> reporter: since he was just 16 months old, jace has been fighting a rare form of cancer. >> atrt. it's a raps it toi tumor. it engrossed his left kidney, one in his pelvis and one in his brain. >> reporter: he went through weeks of chemo and radiation. after treatment at the
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jace wasn't so happy, but that quickly changed when he was met by oklahoma city firefighters and this big red engine. a little hesitant at first. >> climb up there. i'm going to help you, okay? >> reporter: jace got it, buckled up and was ready to go. >> can you turn the siren on? >> reporter: with that the siren sounded. and he was off to the fire station. >> he was talking the whole time, asking questions and wanted to know what everything -- how you work everything, what everything did. >> did you get to ride in the fire truck? >> uh-huh. >> was it fun? >> yeah. >> reporter: when he got to the station, his face really lit up. he got to slide down the pole. >> you got to hurry. come on! >> reporter: and even got a badge. >> that makes you an official member of our department. how about that? all right? there you go. >> you have no idea the joy on his face.
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and pain lately, that seeing him happy, he needed it and deserved. we all needed it. i can't thank the oklahoma city fire department enough. this is something we will all remember forever. >> kris: what a sweet, young man. still ahead on "7 news today in new england," the bruins hit the ice on raleigh, north carolina. ba less ski proves to be a powerhouse. a rally cry for kesha.
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now it's time for 7 sports. father's day is four months away, but the bruins get a chance to make pops proud last night. they welcomed the dads for the annual fathers' trips. the bruins dads in the house at pnc arena. didn't have to wait long to give them something to cheer about either. patrice bergeron playing in his 800th career nhl game. he had an impact. the gramps are loving it.
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way, corralling it and sending it home. boston out to a 2-0 lead. plenty more of an attack of the bs in the third. fourth career two-goal game. five goals in the last four. that's the best stretch of this year thus far. more old guys giving high-fives. no one hotter on the bruins than brad har . 2-0 for the fathers' weekend with a 4-1 win in carolina. the celtics look for their tenth straight win hosting miami later today. that's it for sports. have a great day >> kris: soming up on "7 news today in new england," a show of support for kesha. why protesters chant for the celebrity in new york. chowing down. we have an ysd look at what the stars will be eating at the
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topping the buzz now. kesha fans demand the singer be released from her contract. >> free kesha now. >> kris: she asked to be released from her kret. she said her producer sexually and emotionally abused her for years. lady gaga and taylor swift have ruling. wonders what the stars are
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>> kris: breaking news in lynn. two people are killed in an accident. life in prison not enough. why one family says philip chism's sentence has them outraged. the latest out of washington state after police say a man opens fire on several people. democrats. hillary clinton hoping for a big win in south carolina. i'm kris anderson, and we'll
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first, let's get a peek at the forecast from our meteorologist. a chilly start to the weekend, rob. >> rob: today is the cool day. if you're ready for spring to begin, tomorrow is your day. look bad. 26 degrees in boston with a light wind at 9 miles per hour making it feel more like 17. compared to yesterday about 10 degrees yesterday, compared to colder. so by recent trends, yeah, a little on the cool side, but satellite and radar show hartley anything in the sky out there and that should give plenty of sunshine. a little cooler than recent days and a touch cooler than normal this time of year. notice a breeze late in the day. the temperatures hold fairly steady and don't drop a whole lot. eventual loy down to the upper 20s and low 30s and not bad by february standards and really warm for tomorrow. mid-50s with partly sunny skies, and if you like the 50s, not the decade but the temperatures
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we'll that in a few minutes. this morning. two people are dead following the single car crash on the lynnway right near route 1-a in lossom street. the car crashed into a building stopping in the northbound lane. police closed doub parts of roadway but the northbound lane is still open. now to a family outraged after a teen convicted of killing his math teacher learns how long he spends behind bars. the sentence life in prison with the possibility of parole in 40 years, but the family of the victim in this case says that simply is not enough. here's kimberly bookman with more. >> i hate colleen's killer and will never for give him. he's pure evil and must be punished. >> reporter: colleen ritzer's family and friends very clear. they want her killer, 17-year-old philip chism, locked up for life. >> put this animal behind bars for the maximum possible
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honor, do not give this coward the opportunity to shatter another family's lives. >> reporter: the 24-year-old math teacher was raped and murdered by her then 14-year-old student ft bathroom in 2013. this surveillance video shows him rolling a recycling bin with her body inside and dumping it in the woods. her family says they are broken. >> they not only lost their sister, the sister they loved, they lost their parents. especially the mother that they knew. the person that i was. the person that i will never be again. >> reporter: the lives they knew ruined. >> without colleen we weren't the ritzer trio or the three ritzer kids anymore. >> reporter: the dreams they had dashed. >> i will never get to walk colleen down the aisle at her wedding. i'll never give her away at the altar or have that father/daughter dance at the wedding. >> reporter: despite the gut-wrenching accounts underage
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as ritzer's family looked out wearing pink and chism's mother teared up, the judge sentenced chism to serve 40 years and then become eligible for parole. >> we're devastated and feel betrayed betrayed. >> reporter: they called the sentence unacceptable and demanded change. >> the notion of second chance shouldn't be applicable in this case due to the intentional and thoroughly planned actions of this individual, colleen cannot be provided a second chance. >> reporter: kimberly bookman, "7 news today in new england." >> kris: also this morning a north anned overfamily is copying with a cruel crime. first flames broke out at their home and now thieves target the burned home. they lived in the house for more than 50 years, and for one woman battling dementia, it's a tough crime for her to understand. elizabeth has more on their story. >> we're not having a good time of it. >> reporter: for nearly a month now warren kelly and his wife have lived in this hotel room, forced out of their north
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fire on the second floor killed their good friend and severely damaged their unit. >> josephine is 88. i'm 85. we're over the hill. we shouldn't have to be going through this. it's torture. >> reporter: enough tough blow. any say their burned-out home was looted and car stolen from the driveway. >> i was upset. who steals a car from someone who had their house burned. >> reporter: warren says josephine has dementia. they had brought her back from the nursing home. >> she wants to pass away at home, so we're doing what we can to have that take place at the house. >> reporter: warren had limited fire insurance and even if the home is salvageable, he says he doesn't have the money to fix it up. they'll soon be moving into an elderly living facility, but still holding onto hope they can
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>> at this point i don't know what i'm going to do. i really don't know what i'm going to do. >> kris: look at this video from sky 7 hd over canton yesterday. major accident shutting down i-93. medical helicopter right here actually had to land to the highway to rush that victim to the hospital after the car somehow going south ended up slamming into a guardrail head-on. no word on what caused that vehicle to crash. police identitied the man that died. this 55-year-old man from fall river was ejected from the vehicle during the rollover. he was not wearing his seat belt. police believe the man lost control of his car while swerving to avoid debris on the highway. to a developing story now. an hour's long standoff in washington state ending in heart break, five people dead including the shooter. s.w.a.t. teams responded to the scene and found four people.
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killed himself. a 12-year-old girl survived and was taken to the hospital to be evalued. there are new details in thursday's workplace shooting rampage in kansas. authorities searching still for answers, and they now say a restraining order may have been the trigger here. officials say the suspect in this case, cedric ford, was ordered to stay away from an ex-girlfriend shortly before he went on the shorting rampage. it killed three people and injured more than a dozen others. the race for the white house now as we shift to politics. it's primary day for democrats. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are facing off in south carolina for the democratic primary while republican front-runner donald trump got a huge endorsement yesterday from someone who used to be in his competition. nbc's steve handlesman with the later. >> reporter: in south carolina today african-americans are expected to make up the ma rt jo of voters in the democratic primary. that seems short of hillary
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then comes super tuesday, an intense day where democrats have major races am only in vermont, bernie sanders' home state, does polling indicate he can win. likewise on the republican side in only one super tuesday state is front-runner donald trump trailing. ted cruz's home state of texas. despiting a shaky performance in texas by trump and a strong one by marco rubio, trump got a boost by the endorsement yesterday by chris christie. on super tuesday, all eyes on texas, can ted cruz lose and can donald trump and hillary clinton both on the same day lock up their parties' nominations? i'm steve handlesman, nbc news, columbia, south carolina. >> kris: receive mentioned the endorsement yesterday by chris christie. massachusetts governor charlie baker is responding to christie's endorsement of donald
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he supported christie for president, but now baker says his support for trump doesn't mean he supports trump as well. >> as i said before, i don't anticipate voting for donald trump. >> kris: in the meantime, donald trump hopes this surprising endorsement gives him an edge as the gop presidential candidates prep for the big super tuesday. new in morning the irs says that cyber attacks on the agency may have been seven times larger than initially reported. a new government review found that hackers potentially accessed more than 700,000 taxpayer accounts last february. the agency says the hackers may have stolen social security numbers and birth dates from people. it says it will be sending out mailings to those 700,000 or so monday. still ahead, stay with us. a small product packing a big and potentially dangerous punch. now fire crews are issues a warning after an e-cigarette explodes. a big warm-up on the way.
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morning, but temperatures are very april-like as we head into march. your 7 on 7 forecast is coming up. . >> kris: a scary ride for students on a bus in pennsylvania when a driver crashes straight into a guardrail.
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a see seaworld employee ran into the water to save a baby sea lion. the sea lion wasn't the only rescue this week. officials shut the peer down when one man jumped the fence and dove into the water. they had to save that man's life. rob, it's chilly out there today. the waves would freeze you. tomorrow may be a little better. not swimming weather. >> rob: not swimming weather and maybe could too grilling outdoors. starting to feel more spring-like the next couple of days. 39 is the high temperature today. just slightly below average this time of year, but 55 tomorrow, 56 on monday. fun side note. recrd high temperature for leap day is 64 degrees. that's out of reach. since there aren't many leap days to choose from, 56 will be good enough for a top three warmest leap day. 26 is the current temperature in boston, 23 in nashua, 21 ?
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it's from the west to northwest, we see that wind start to shift to the southwest later on today. it's that southwesterly wind that will help usher in much milder weather as we head through the rest of the weekend. that breeze does make it feel a touch cooler. 26 feels like 17 when you factor in that light breeze this morning. so a bit of a windchill, and that makes it feel cold especially compared to the last couple of mornings. the satellite and radar all quiet over all of new england. closest action is lake-effect snowshowers in buffalo. quite up and down the entire u.s. east coast. that's thanks to this guy, by area of high pressure in the southeast. that's our weathermaker you and get clockwise winds around the high. as it slides to the south, it will pump in the whether. the southwesterly winds pick up later today. we notice a breeze today, even more so tomorrow. most importantly it's that wind direction again. southwesterly wind gets us up into the 50s tomorrow and it
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now, there is a weak cold front arriving on monday, not a whole lot of moisture with the front and not a whole lot of cold air, either. it will give us maybe a few showers in western mass and southern vermont. you see the time line on monday morning. that would be about it. most of us don't notice when the front arrives. we'll be a couple of degrees cooler behind the front on tuesday. we go from mid-50s down to 50 degrees on tuesday. next cold front due to arrive on wednesday. that looks more significant, so better chance of rain and also some gusty winds likely with that one. don't think it will be quite as gusty. the winds won't be as strong as what we had a couple of days ago. still wednesday probably the best chance of rain and the stormiest day in that forecast. beyond that does get just a touch cooler, so don't get too used to the 50-plus degree weather just yet. >> kris: enjoy it while we can, rob. to an explosive moment just north of us in new hampshire that left a mark when an e-cigarette blew up. now fire crews issue a warning
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they say this type of explosion is more common than you might think. here's 7's kelly o'hara. >> reporter: a rochester's e-cigarette goes up in flames. >> i woke up to an alarm sounding and a small fire was on the floor. >> reporter: look at this video out of kentucky. this man's e-cigarette catches fire in his pocket. his jeans catch on fire as he >> what was that. you have bomb in your pocket? i was totally shocked. >> reporter: that man rushed to want hospital and is expected to be okay. firefighters here in new hampshire say most of the time it's operator error, and in this case the man was simply using the wrong charger. >> over the past four to five years, 80% of electronic cigarette fires occurred while in the charging phase. there's definitely operator error in this. >> reporter: kelly o'hara, "7 news today in new england"
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today in new england," a wagon ride turning dangerous. the frightening scene caught on camera when a horse was spooked, took off and the rider fell off. this morning we show you how a school is coming together to make sure that this little girl battling a serious disease gets all the help she can get. we'll be back. firefighter rz
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>> kris: a crash in
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bus dangling over a hillside. scary moments here. police say the driver and students were on the bus when it smashed into the guardrail. the driver says he misjudged the turn. police say it was an accident charged. the good news here, nobody was hurt. right turning dangerous down south when a horse pulling a wagon is spooked down a texas reaction. the wagon veers hitting and apparently running over a rider and her horse. the horse injured her leg gut got up and seems to be okay. the first-time rider wasn't so lucky. >> terrible news. first time the lady rode and she got clipped off her horse by the so, i don't know. it's a real tragedy. >> reporter: that rider is in the hospital now with at least one broken bone. caught on camera now. at least three people are dead
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it forced officials to close all lanes of the highway for several hours. authorities say at least one semi truck was involved in the accident. a texas man has a change of heart after committing a cruel crime. he walked into a domino's pizza and grabbed a donation box for st. jude's children's hospital and took off with the box. he had a change of heart, and he called the restaurant and police to apologize. no word on if he'll be charged with a crime. coming up on "today in new england" at 9:30, filmmakers change heart decides to cancel plans to re-create a shoot-out in watertown. first up, a local school lends a helping hand to this young girl fighting a serious illness. how they help her out as she
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>> kris: a school in westboro is on a meaningful mission to help this young girl fighting leukemia again. this time she needs a bone marrow transplant. when her school found out, they decided to lend a helping hand. susan tran has the story. >> reporter: tethered to a tangle of lines, dripping into this little 2 1/2-year-old's body, toxic chemotherapy drugs. >> you want to show big you are
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>> reporter: still she manages to remain a pretty typical toddler. it seems cruel just as her beautiful, thick hair came back, so did her leukemia. >> if they don't treat her, the disease will kill her in two weeks. it's that strong. it progresses rapidly. >> once you're done, go inside. >> reporter: now her family needs to rely on the kindness of strangers to save her life. >> she does not deserve this. she deserves to live a childhood without this. >> swirl it around. >> reporter: this montessori in westboro where she goes to school organized a bone marrow drive hoping this quick cheek swab will find a donor. her indian heritage makes it more difficult. >> it's like a noble gift and miracle drug that only one person can save the other
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>> reporter: until she finds a donor she's tied to these lines fighting cancer only with chemo. >> she wants to go home every mommy. >> fortunately for dad and daughter, they don't have to fight this battle alone. an entire army is out there ready to wage the war with them. >> it's choosing between the deep sea or and the devil. even thoughed road ahead is hard, there's still a road. >> reporter: susan tran, "7 news today in new england" >> kris: a touching story. we wish her well. we mov news ahead including a dairy rescue. how many one neighbor rushed in to hope another, running into this burning home in minnesota >> rob: your weather is a tale of two seasons. it's coming up. >> kris: plans to re-create the shoot outwith the boston marathon bomber in water ton
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>> kris: plans to re-create a shoot-out in water up to a no-go. what the town had to say about the hollywood plans. we follow developments out of washington after police say a man there opened fire on a number of people. fierce flames couldn't keep a neighbor in minnesota from coming to the rescue of someone trapped inside this burning home. this is "7 news today in new england." >> kris: 9:30 is your time this saturday morning. thanks for sticking with us. i'm kris anderson. we have those stories and more straight ahead this morning for you. first up, over to rob with a check on the weekend forecast. it has some mixture to it, cold and warmer temperatures. >> rob: if you like the cooler weather, today is your day. if you can't wait for spring to begin, tomorrow is your day. 26 is the current temperature right now in boston. light wind makes it feel more like 17 degrees. compared to the last couple of mornings there's a chill in the air. it's a little below average this time of year.
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quiet really and hardly a cloud in the sky not just here but most of the entire eastern united states. so not expecting much in the way of cloud cover. we'll call it mostly sunny. a little cooler than average with high temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s. you notice a little hint of a breeze later on today. more so as we head into tomorrow afternoon. heading up to ski country today, the cool day should get snow making in overnight last night, and might be the last opportunity. low 40s, and that's ski country inside 495 talking mid-50s for foam and lots of very warm days in the seven-day forecast. we show that to you in a few minutes. >> kris: thanks so much. top stories right now. two dead following a single-car crash on the lynn way route 1-a near blossom street in lynn. it crashed into a building and stopped in the middle northbound lane. both passengers died at the scene. the police closed down parts of the roadway and the northbound side is now back open. philip chasm showing no
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judge sentenced him to life in prison with the possibility for parole in 40 years. colleen ritzer's family and friends say that's not good enough. the 17-year-old should have the option to not be released, but by law underage offenders can't be sentenced to life without parole. chism was convicted of killing his high school math teacher when he was 14 years old. a change of plans for mark wahlberg and the crew behind the movie based on the marathon bombings. plans to re-create the watertown shoot-out in the neighborhood where it actually happened are canceled. susan tran has more on the reason behind the new decision. >> reporter: nabl the neighbors remember all too well the gunfire explosions and aftermath. >> there's a lot of trauma that happened in watertown. i think it's hard to judge someone else's trauma. >> reporter: most say let watertown play watertown in the upcoming movie "patriots day." >> it would give people an idea
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if they could see it through my eyes when i saw all the police officers sitting on my couch and muse reporters. >> reporter: the town on friday issued a statement that upon further reflection flming a re-creation of the watertown shoot-out is not in the best interest of watertown. a surprise for those that live on the streets where the homes still have scars for bullet holes. 80% were for the movie film odd he want location, and even the skeptical ones say movie makers would make accommodations. >> i wanted to make sure myself and my kids were removed from the neighborhood, and they made allowances for that. >> reporter: the small handful said it felt insensitive and poor taste. for the many preparing for this, they say this is another emotional roller coaster they did not ask to ride. >> it's unfortunate that even though we kind of had a say that it didn't matter in the end. >> to see that through somebody is that experienced it makes a
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the authenticity needs to be there. >> susan tran, "7 news today in new england." a story you saw first on 7. state police still searching for a driver after a chase led to a crash thursday afternoon. investigators found the car crashed into a parked van in boston, but the driver had taken off. police originally tried to pull him over for a violation, but he wouldn't stop. an suv on a crash course in west bridgewater on friday. a 25-year-old driver lost control, hit a tree and slammed into a house. emergency crews found him with an arm pinned underneath the car. here's a photo of that. they worked for 20 minutes to get the man freed. an elderly woman was sleeping inside the home. she wasn't hurt but she was shaken up. >> she was in bed, and she was scared to death, you know. you got a car that flies 30 feet in the air and smashed into your how many, i imagine it makes quite a noise. >> kris: the driver was treated at a boston hospital.
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yesterday where a huge tractor trailer slammed into a gas station. you see the crews around the truck crashed into a sign. the damage caused by the crash is in the pictures here. you get a closer look from the ground. crews worked to get the mess cleaned up. it's still early to tell what caused this massive fire on thursday destroying a historic mansion in newport, rhode island. it was undergoing renovations at the time. the construction company's owner said he was told the gas heaters may be to blame. some heart-breaking details here. police are investigating a murder-suicide that left five people dead in all. a man called police saying that he had shot those people. when police arrived at the home, the situation got worse. negotiators tried to talk with the man for several hours. he was holed up inside a washington state home surrounded by a s.w.a.t. team. investigators say shortly after noon, the gunman walked outside and killed himself.
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outside the home and shot himself. >> reporter: in front of officers? >> yeah. >> reporter: the standardoff sparked a response by a s.w.a.t. team and heavily armed deputies. investigators say it was around deputy he had previous contact with from the county sheriff's office claiming he had killed family members, including two children, and was now inside his house preparing to commit suicide. >> this individual said he shot four people and had a gun to his head. our officers responded. we confirmed he had a gun. we set up containment. >> reporter: after the gunman committed suicide, they found four bodies inside a building on the property. >> oh, that's terrible. yeah, that's right around the corner from my house, so that's very scary. >> reporter: a woman lives near place. she says she and her family night. >> we were standing outside and
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it sounded like they were target shooting. >> kris: officials have not yet released the names of the four killed in the shooting. a kansas woman is happy to be alive after she came face-to-face with a gunman. edna decker could have been the first victim. ford tried to carjack her and shot into her car. luckily she ducked out of the way of the bullet. you see the shattered glass. she's still shaken up but feels encounter. >> hope ing i don't have nightmares. i'm just so thankful to god. i owe my life to god. >> reporter: police say the shooting started on the road but ended at excel industries where cedric ford worked. more than a dozen co-workers were shot, three of them died. it was caught on camera. the risky rescue coming as a home went up in flames with people trapped inside in minnesota. do you see how intense the fire is? the home was destroyed by the
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hailed as a hero after jumping into action. here's 7's adam williams. >> reporter: the lives of two minnesota neighbors were changed forever in the face of tragedy over the weekend. >> there was no doubt it was a big fire that needed attention right away. >> reporter: that's when this home erupted into flames destroying a house, boat and car. shortly before the fire the homeowner was preparing the boat for a fishing trip and left the building to get supplies. >> it happened so fast. everything was just gone. >> reporter: within 15 minutes the fire started sp swept stlu the garage. tomorrow o tom owens saw the smoke coming out of the garage and knew he had to do something to help. >> it was just instinct. i knew the fire was bad and saw the flames in the garage and knew it would get to the house pretty quickly. >> reporter: after call 9ing -- calling 911 he found the homeowner's father and family pets and escorted them to
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no one was hurt, which is all that matters to the two neighbors. >> thank you for saving my dad out there. you were brave enough to go in. not a lot of people are like that. >> i'm glad is turned out as it did. i don't think i'd call myself a hero, though. >> kris: we're following more news today. facebook founder mark zuckerberg is calling out some xee employees. someone keeps crossing out black lives matter and putting all lives matter at the headquarters. he previously warned against the action saying nothing on the wall should be censored. his pub denouncement comes the same day facebook hosted minority students for a tech careers forum. yoko ono the widow of john lennon is in the hospital in new york. the 83-year-old has, quote, extremely flu-like symptoms denying reports that ono had a stroke. her son also debunking stroke
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wishes and insists his mother is doing okay. her publicist says she will go home likely tomorrow. the story of a young boy that got to live out his dream for a day. how firefighters made this young man's wish come true as he battle the cancer. we have a couple of opportunities for rain in the forecast, but just rain as temperatures are unseasonably mild here.
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>> kris: live look outside. if you like sunshine, then there it is. problem is it's accompanied by some cold temperatures, though. that's changing. let's get over to rob with a peek at the forecast. changing anytime soon, rob? >> rob: i can change that tomorrow. we have another 50-plus degree day in the forecast for tomorrow. i explained meteorological winter on the blog this morning, and add one day tomorrow and probably another one on tuesday. kind of cheated this year because we have an extra day in february. that will add 35 to the list of already record-breaking winter.
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nashua and 21 in worcester. across the board temperatures are 5 to 10 degrees cooler now than this exact same time yesterday and 30 degrees cooler on thursday. recent days. tomorrow temperatures start off in the low 30s. a big warm upthrough the weekend. satellite and radar quiet across all of new england, not just new england but up and down the entire east coast. big area of high pressure united states. it's kind of weathermaker for a good chunk of the country. you get clockwise winds around the highs. so this thing is pumping warm air all the way up into the nation's mid-section. it will be as warm in nebraska and south dakota today as it will be in northern florida. that's the influence the high pressure has. that same system will pump that warm weather our way into the northeastern united states beginning tonight and into tomorrow. you'll notice a southwesterly breeze a little bit this afternoon, more so tomorrow.
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wind that will bring our temperatures well above average tomorrow afternoon. next chance of rain coming on monday. this will be a very weak cold front that will bring a few showers mainly to western mass and southern vermont. that's about it. most of uson't notice the front. behind the front we'll be a couple of degrees cooler on tuesday but still very mild. by far the best chance of rain coming this week is with our next cold front on wednesday. rain. some other showers could be on the heavy side and gusty winds are a possibility. not as strong as some of the wind gusts a couple of days ago, but still wednesday is probably the day to watch there in the seven-day forecast. of course, the big story is that the temperatures 39 this afternoon, 55 tomorrow and 56 on monday. that would be the top three warmest leap day. 50 on tuesday and still warm on wednesday, but it will start to feel a little bit more seasonal, even a little cooler than average into the early part -- rather the end of that seven-day forecast.
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this brave little boy is battling cancer getting a big boost from firefighters in oklahoma city. the fire chief brightening this young man's day with a special mission. now the 2-year-old getting a chance to take on his dream job as a firefighter. we have this special story. >> reporter: since he was just 16 months old jace has fought a rare form of cancer. >> atr, it's a raptoid tumor. a tumor engrossed his whole left kidney and one in his pelvis and brain. >> reporter: he went through multiple operations and weeks of chemo and radiation. after a treatment thursday jace wasn't so happy. that quickly changed when he was met by oklahoma city firefighters and this big red engine. a little hesitant at first. >> can you climb up there? climb up there. i'll help you, okay? >> reporter: jace got it,
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with that the siren sounded. and he was off to the fire station. >> he was talking the whole time, asking questions and wanted to know what everything -- how you work everything, what everything did. >> did you get to ride in the fire truck? >> uh-huh. >> was it fun? >> yeah. >> reporter: when he got to the station, his face really lit up. jace got to slide down the pole. >> you have to hurry. come on! >> reporter: and even got a badge. >> that makes you an official member of our department. how about that? >> thank you. >> you have no idea the joy on his face. there's been so mum hurt and pain on his face lately, seeing him happy, he needed it and deserved it and we all did. i can't think the oklahoma city fire department enough. we will remember this forever. >> kris: what a sweet story. brave, young man. after the trip jace got to enjoy a special dinner with those firefighters.
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father's day is still four months away, but the bruins get night. they welcome the team down to trip. the bruins dads in the house at pnc arena. didn't have to wait long either. opening frame, patrice bergeron playing in his 800th career nhl
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bergey had an impact. 1-0. two minutes later matt picked up his game in a big wam a lot lately. playing the puck off the boards and corralling it. boston with a 2-0 lead. in the third, matt slammed hoim a onetimer in front. five goals in the last four. that's the best stretch of his year thus far. more give high fives. no one hotter than brad marchand. bs 2-0 for the father's weekend with a 4-1 in care loan that. the celtics host miami at the guard an at 3:00 later today. next on "7 news today in new england," we'll show you a photo that is going viral. it's a really sweet picture. it's warming hearting as well. the story behind this canine that just wanted to show the
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a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message. join us for real change. >> kris: it's an adorable picture of a police deputy and his k-9 and captures the hearts of the internet this week. this is video of the deputy getting a hug from his furry best friend, and there's the photo. it's a selfie there with the puppy with his arms wrapped around him. he says he took the photo a couple of months ago during a narcoticing investigation and never imagined it would get this
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he and his partner in crime named manson have worked together for three years. >> we went from the car where he didn't know who i was and i didn't know he was really. he didn't listen too much, but now he's a great dog and partner. >> the chocolate lab gets to go home with the deputy after their shift every day. a final look at the weekend forecast with rob. today is an indoor day. tomorrow maybe not. >> rob: tomorrow is a good day to get the dog out for a washing. 55 gorgeous degrees tomorrow and partly sunny skies. tiny chance for a sprinkle in western mass on monday. by the way, 64 is the record high for leap day. that's out of reach, but since there aren't that many leap days, 56 is good enough for top three warmest ever. 57 for wednesday. wednesday by far is the best chance of rain and cooler after that. kris. february. thanks so much. that's all the time we have this
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thank you for making us part of your day. i'm kris anderson. go to whdh.com for updates and see you back here tomorrow england." closed captioning provided by
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