tv News 9 Daybreak ABC February 26, 2016 6:00am-7:00am EST
sean: now on "daybreak," ice jams are causing quite a mess. several feet of water swirling around homes, forcing residents to leave. kevin: cooling off after record highs yesterday. more changes as we approach the weekend ahead. erin: developers say a proposed project in portsmouth would create hundreds of jobs. some neighbors are ask the courts to step in and put a stop to the plans. sean: investigators are trying to figure out why an employee opened fire at a factory in kansas killing three people and wounding more than a dozen others before police shot and
>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur "news 9 daybreak". erin: good friday morning. thank for starting your day with us. i'm erin fehlau. sean: good morning. you made it through to friday. unseasonal warmth. it is almost like april. this morning is back to normal. kevin: we are back to normal. we start another warming trend that gets us into the first half of next week. we start off with clearing skies after snow showers overnight. in the north country, the snow showers will continue to hang on through late morning and early afternoon. everyone is in on the brisk, westerly wind. they are going to make it feel ten degrees colder. it still hovering around. we'll remain in the low and mid 30's in southern new hampshire. let's look at your morning ride here. in granite state. we're joined live by deb davidson. good friday morning, deb.
route nine does remain closed in stoddard at this time. it is closed between wendy road and juniper hill road. earlier they did take down a utility poll. commuters will be detoured around the scene. plan some extra time this morning in stoddard. snow showers are moving through the state earlier that have iced up some roads, especially north of the concord area. be aware of that. if you are on 93 and on 393. in the southern part of the state, 101 is up to speed through bedford and heading out to the coast. out along the seacoast, 95 is moving along in both directions. this report is brought to you by autofair. from the traffic network, i'm deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. erin: all right. thank you. the combination of the heavy rains and warm weather has created problems with flooding and ice jams. sean: route 302 was re-opened overnight.
the ammonoosuc river spilled over the banks. sections of the roadway were under as much as four feet of water. in franconia, residents of two homes along the gale river are hopes to get a look at the damage today after a half a mile ice jam forced them out through the night. the jam washed away. there's still six feet of water around one home. it was the case last night. there's significant road. >> it is amazing the power of ice when it -- as it goes down. you can feel it. you can feel your feet shaking, the ground shaking, the house shaking. >> it hasn't been an issue in the past. i've been in the town for 30 years. sean: the power of nature. crews are working to make repairs. right now it is only open to residents. erin: a proposed development in portsmouth is stirring up controversy this morning. it would include a hotel, condos, and whole foods supermarkets.
spoil the historic charm in the city. kristen carosa is live in brentwood this morning to explain the lawsuit that's now been filed. reporter: the development in the north end is the work of harbor court. they are asking to stop the project from happening. developers want -- >> show there's adequate parking. reporter: a whole foods spokesperson sent us a statement saying in part for years we've been
open in portsmouth. we've received wonderful and welcoming feedback. we have great respect for the community and its history. we are eager to prove ourselves as committed and involved neighbors. the portsmouth planning director says they are waiting to see what the courts say before deciding how to proceed with the project. live in brentwood this morning, kristen carosa, wmur news 9. sean: all right. thanks. a gunman is dead after opening fire at factory in kansas where he worked killing three people and wounding 14 others, ten critically. the shooting started around 5:00 and spanned four locations. clayton sandell reports. reporter: 38-year-old cedric ford started shooting at random drivers, wounding two, before heading to excel industries in hesston, kansas where he worked. ford heads inside and
>> then i seen some people running out. run, run. pop, pop, pop, pop, pop pop. i didn't realize what had hadn't until i got outside and started seeing wounded people. reporter: ford kept shooting until a single officer fires back. >> there was a law enforcement that responded right away. even though he took fire, he went inside of the place and saved multiple, multiple lives. a hero as far as i'm concerned. reporter: in the end, four employees, including the shooter, would not survive. many more wounded. >> inside the building he shot a total of 15 people. >> 150 employees were worried friends and family waited outside for news. >> i can't believe the guy that shot people up lived right across the street from us. reporter: not much is known about the victims. criminal record in florida. police aren't saying why
they have ruled out terrorism. excel is a family-owned company that makes lawn ming equipment. >> we're sad by the horrific event. the heart goes out to all of employee and all of the families. we're going to do what we can to take care of them and bring them through the tragedy. reporter: according to the gun violence archive, hesston is the 33rd mass shooting just this year. abc news, wichita, kansas. sean: back here at home a student at dartmouth college is accused of setting fire inside a dorm last night. vikram naidu is charged conduct. the morning. he is free on bail this morning. charges are pending this morning against a school bus driver accuse of crashing in to the historic cover bridge in cornish. 67-year-old allen
week and crossed the bridge while turning around. his buss was about three feet too tall and more than twice the posted weight limit. erin: police in salem say they have busted part of the national robbery group known as the felony lane gang. five were arrested. they discovered stolen credit cards, checks, and other person items in a guest room. one of the victims was dropping her children off at a day care when her purse of the stolen. >> they target day care centers, fitness centers, supermarkets, anywhere someone may leave a purse while they run in for a brief moment. they use those and the credit cards to make their own purchases or fund whatever enterprise they have going on. erin: all of the suspects are from out of state. it is important to lock your car and take your valuables. sean: good advice. climbing mt. washington
an easy task. this man just become the first to do it on a bicycle facing extreme erin: wow. the hometown hero is one of the best hockey players in the state. she honed her skills grows up by playing against the boys. sean: the fireworks were early and often before super tuesday before plenty of attacks between the front runners. highlights.
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relatively steady from the current levels this morning. erin: the captain of the soccer and ice hockey teams. she's an all state defenseman. she grew up playing with all guys in the hometown league. for several years, he was the only girl in the league. >> to me i'm not one to speak out. i like to be a role model. i want them to act on what they see i do out on the ice and off of the ice, i guess. >> not only is she so smart on the ice, she knows where to be and when to be there. locker room. so many people look up to her as a leader. erin: megan is a member of the national honor society. she hopes to play hockey in college while pursuing something in
you've seen the mt. washington bumper sticker on cars. do they make them for bicycles. the new england native is the first to ride the trail in the winter. he biked the temperatures as low as 19 below with 49 mile an hour wind gusts hitting him. getting traction was difficult. he even crashed a few times. he needed special spikes on his tires and shoes. there's not a ton of snow. he needed the studded tires. erin: that's amazing. good for him. 6:13. coming up, historic surgery. the doctors completed a procedure that could give hope to many women.
erin: surgeons in cleveland provided the first ever uterine transplant. the surgery on a 26-year-old woman using the uterus from a deceased owner was transplanted. they are not designed to last a lifetime. the cleveland clinic hopes to perform a total of ten uterine transplant. sean: is dog in idaho is back to playing after he was hit by a total of 13 trains. the pit bull/bulldog mix wandered away. he was hit a dozen times on the tracks before the conductor spotted him. he faces thousands in
sea world is saying they sent an employee to spy on peta. this is months after an employee accused them of trying to incite violence. they said it was only trying to protect employees and customers. peta says it uses spies at as well. they have no intention of ending the practice. erin: coast bus service is looking to eliminate a route. 38 people ride between rochester and pease each month. they are looking to end the service by april. they say they hope to find new partners soon so they can bring the service back. sean: if you are looking for a healthy way to indulge your chocolate cravings, not no check out the mt. washington valley chocolate festival. depending on the weather you can ski, snow shoe, or hike between nine businesses. foundation that teaches kids to ski. you'll find all of the details and a peek at the menu at wmur.com.
strawberries and chocolate fountains as well. if you like chocolate and hiking, good combo. erin: great way to enjoy chocolate and get some exercise. kevin: if you ever want to head to a party and bring a chocolate fountain -- who is going to say i don't want any part of the chocolate? erin: unless you leave it behind for them to clean. then you are in trouble. kevin: start off with partly areas. a few breaks trying to develop along the foothills and the white mountains early this morning. the north country will be fairly active as far as the snow shower activity. we're going to continue to see a westerly wind for everyone. it eventually sets up the cooler air continuing to come in. temperatures tonight are going to drop back in the single digits above and below zero. temperatures holding steady today running 25 to 30 degrees colder than what we had out there yesterday for a time. weak area of high pressure settling in. there will be a good
today we'll have some gusts over 25 miles an hour. likely at a 10-20 mile an hour range out of the northwest tomorrow and then out of the southwest as we work our way in to the day on sunday. snow showers will continue. white mountains and great north woods through the morning. southern areas there may be a couple of stray flurries. a lot of that continues to die down this morning. lower 20's up north. lower 30's in southern spots. only edging up by a couple of degrees today. the increasing sunshine counteracted by the cooler air coming in. it is knocking wind chills back. we're town to either side of 10 in the north country. wind hims in -- chills in the lower 20's. that's what you want to dress for. you notice the coldest of the air continued to be focused across the northeast. glancing blow for us as far as the coldest of the air. we'll rebound a bit tomorrow after a chilly start. a lot of areas are going to be down in to the single digits tonight
we get back to the levels we have out there today. 20's north and 30's south. then the wind starts to turn more southwesterly. it won't be quite as chilly tomorrow night. certainly we're looking at 10-15 degree warm-up as we work our way through sunday. looks like it will be warm enough that the next system that arrives is the passing cold front will be in the form of the passing rain shower likely on monday morning. then the next system could be remaining warm enough that system could be more rain than anything else. low and mid 30's out there. just hovering around. temperatures will be a few degrees where they are now through the afternoon. the wind chills are going to run ten degrees colder. chilly night tonight. cooler day tomorrow. turning milder on sunday. it will remain mild for the first half of next week. there may be a stray shower on monday. better chance of scattered showers which could be rain or snow. no huge storms in the forecast for the time being. i think the next best chance of that might be next wednesday.
how that plans out. sean: much warmer. kevin: good weekend to travel. erin: we'll check our top stories beginning with kristen carosa. reporter: controversy brewing for plans in portsmouth. it includes building a hotel, condo, and supermarket in the north end. some people worry it will spoil the charm. people are asking to stop the project from happening. erin: two homes were evacuated for the night because of flooding caused by an ice jam in franconia. the jam is clear. one home was ron -- surrounded by six feet of water. there was significant damage to plantation road. a man opened fire in a factory in kansas killing four and wounded ten others. they are working to determine a motive.
kevin: certainly a cooler start to friday morning. increasing sunshine. the scattered snow showers continue up north through the morning. details on the weekend which has another warming trend setting up after a chilly start in just a bit. erin: there's a new spa treatment available in oregon this morning that owners say can provide some great benefits. sean: yeah. welcome to the beer spa. the u.s. you soak in a blend of beer, hops, and barley. the owners say it is relaxation, and aches you'll never get drunk at the spa. beer spas are popular in europe. the phone is ringing off of the hook at the spa in oregon. maybe this is ahead of its time here in the u.s. erin: next best thing. i don't know.
a little boy in afghanistan is sporting a new soccer jersey thanks to his favorite player. sean: pictures showed him wearing a home made jersey made out of a plastic bag wearing lionel messi's number. he sent two jerseys to the boy. he's very proud. looks like he has a pretty good kick too. you never know, maybe some day he will play at messi's level. conference. the celtics kept the momentum going. sean: seems everybody is taking selfies. one major city is
>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur "news 9 daybreak". erin: all right. after some weather that felt more like spring, winter-like temperatures. you can see we watch the sunrise in mer date. temperatures in the 20th. sean: folks at the fisher derby are hoping it will create more ice. some people in portsmouth are opposing a new development project that's been approved by the city. three people, including a child, are recovering after suffering certain injuries in a crash that may have involved drugs and alcohol.
services admits he used a town credit card to buy thousands of dollars of items for himself. erin: quite a difference when you consider the temperatures yesterday morning as opposed to this morning. kevin: there are places that are colder. we have the clouds making their way through southern new hampshire. breaks developing up north. scattered snow showers this morning trying to linger in to the afternoon. temperatures just really aren't going to move all that much today. we may get up in to the low and mid 20's. we'll be in the mid 30's in southern spots. that wind which already sustained 15-20 miles an hour will knock the wind chills back in to the teens and 20's through the day. erin: all right. we want to check the roads for you on friday. here's a live look in windham. 93 from the common man camera. kevin: for a look at the morning drive, joined live by deb davidson. deb: good morning.
in stoddard. route nine does remain closed. that's involving a utility pole that's done. detours are in place. authorities are hopeful that it will be re-opened within the hour. we'll keep you updated with that. 93 south remains a good ride this morning from plymouth down to the state line. we are seeing lighter volume than normal as we wrap up vacation week. 293 is a good ride through manchester. 101, 111, and the spaulding are also seeing lighter volume. travel is at the posted speed limit. this report is brought to you by autofair. from the wzid traffic network, i'm deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. erin: all right. thank you. controversy is brewing in portsmouth right now over a plan for a new development project. sean: the project includes building a hotel, condos, and a supermarket in the north end. some people worry it might spoil the city's historic charm. kristen carosa live outside of the rocking ham county in brentwood
good morning, kristen. reporter: good morning. a group of portsmouth have filed legal action after they approved a plan. some portsmouth residents are opposing a plan to launch a development project in the city's north end. the project includes construction of a brand new whole foods supermarket. jerry zellen moved in 1983. he loves the city's small-town charm. could ruin that. >> i care what it looks like and what makes it special. mass of the building. this would be the constructed thus far in the urban renewal area of the north end. reporter: this is an artist rendering of what the project would look like. it would include the supermarket, hotel, and conference center. they have approved the
zellen along with 200 neighbors are appealing that decision. >> we would like to vary the height of the building and we would like the traffic to be possible. we would like to ensure there's adequate parking. reporter: the company is anxious in open in portsmouth. a whole foods spokeswoman says we have been receiving lots of positive feedback since announcing the feedback. is welcome as long as it is zoned properly. >> this will be regional. having something that attracts traffic throughout the region is unnecessary for portsmouth. reporter: they know they the city is waiting to see what the court says before deciding how to proceed.
whole foods store alone would employ 200 people. live in brentwood, kristen carosa. sean: thanks. it was a wild night in houston as the gop candidates faced off for the final time before voters head to the polls in about a dozen states next week for super tuesday. nikole killion is in washington with some of the highlights from the texas debate. reporter: they say everything is bigger in texas. this debate seemed to live up to the billing. in houston -- >> welcome to texas. reporter: it was texas hold 'em. >> donald, donald, relax. >> go ahead. i'm relaxed. you are the basket case. reporter: ted cruz teaming with rubio to lasso donald trump. >> this guy is a choke artist. this guy is a liar. you have a combination of fact fors. he can't do it for the obvious reason.
tell the truth. otherwise that i rest my case. reporter: rubio who is trying to emerge as the alternative to trump as trump mocked his previous debate performance. >> here's the guy that repeats himself. >> you repeat yourself every day. >> talking about repeating -- i watched him repeat himself five times four weeks ago. >> i watched you repeat yourself five times four seconds ago. reporter: the candidates made a last-ditch effort with john kasich. >> i hope you saw tonight that executive experience really matters. reporter: and ben carson fighting to stay in the attack. >> can somebody attack me please? reporter: if that isn't enough, republicans have three more debates scheduled next month after super tuesday. in washington, nikole killion, wmur news 9. erin: thank you. fire officials in dover are investigating a fire that left seven people
the flames broke out at a home at 26 spruce lane. firefighters say a cat did die in the fire. police say drugses and alcohol may have been factors in a head-on crash in wolfeboro that left three people injured, including a child. the crash happened yesterday on route 28. police say 31-year-old sarah kelly was heading north when her vehicle collided head on with another car driven by 27-year-old tannah kurtis. they had to free both drivers from the wreckage. they as well curtis' daughter were taken to the hospital. no word on their conditions. sean: state health officials are releasing new numbers on the fatal overdoses. there were 120 overdoses. feint knell is flamed for 157 deaths. 32 deaths were caused by
we're still waiting the results of 14 overdose deaths. erin: portsmouth police say they went on a crime spree that left several cars burned. adam carolyn and michael york are accused of setting fire to five cars. they broke in to three one. the crimes happened in the early morning hours on saturday, january 13th. michael rice says he woke up at 4:00 this morning to his roommate destroyed. >> she heard an explosion when one of the car windows blew out. she just said that woke her up. she woke me up. at this point, all we could do is sit there and watch it go. erin: carlin and york were both arrested. more charges could be filed. sean: a man accused of using a town credit card to buy
>> i stand before you accepting responsibility for my actions and apologizing for the mistakes i made. sean: brian gleason admits he used town funds to buy personal items. the items were found during a search of his home. >> located where the grill, speakers, patio blind, gps units, vacuum, safe, laptop, chair, and other items which had been purchased with town funds. sean: his attorney and the state employeed to a 12 months suspended sentence and 200 hours of community service. he volunteerly agreed to repay the thousands he stole from amherst. erin: calling hours for eileen foley. she died at the age of 97.
held at the portsmouth city council chambers. a funeral will take place tomorrow at immaculate conception church. she meant a lot to the city. you've heard of wedding planners. what about proposal planners? one couple helps thousands of people pop the question. sean: tough news for creatures down in pennsylvania. why a group of gnomes are being evicted from a park. kevin: colder air continues to rush in this morning. it will be around to start the weekend, but not the finish it.
sean: phillip chism was charged with murder, rape, and he is 14 school. prosecutors are ask that he be sentenced to at least 50 years in prison. erin: a second grader is credited with helping police make a big pot bust. the 8-year-old told school officials a story about helping his mother's boyfriend grow special medicine that can cure anything. officers say they found this, $75,000 worth of marijuana plants. they seized hallucinogenic mushrooms, hashish, and cash. the boyfriend's mother, leone that hunt, and her boyfriend, stephen mann, are faces multiple chargeses opinion including cruelty to a child. sean: the boston celtics took on the milwaukee bucks last night.
bucket and got the foul putting boston up by 11 points in the second. avery bradley stole the ball and took it across the court for the layup, helping to maintain the lead right there. in the end, the celtics win 112-107. they host the heat tomorrow. the election for the new fifa president takes place in switzerland today. five candidates are in the running to replace the president that stepped down amid corruption allegations. they will become the 109th president in fifa country. fifa delegates will be asked to pass a package designed to stop corruption within the organization. erin: a new trend is gaining traction in the wedding industry. proposal planning. some people are seeking expert help in coming up with the perfect way to pop the question to the
the hard -- heart bandits are a husband and wife team that help develop ideas and handling logistics that include flowers and -- >> especially a proposal out of town. fly there and get everything ready yourself is kind of impossible. with a service like this, it just makes everything easy. erin: the heart banditted have helped 500 clients in the last 12 months alone. i think it takes something away if it wasn't plan by your significant other. sean: can't you just get the ring and go out to eat? taking a selfie in mumbai, india, could get you arrested opinion. erin: the city has arrested 19
after taking selfies. several parts of the city have been declared selfie free. ignoring the law could bring fine or more serious legal consequences. apparently in has become a big problem there. sean: let common sense prevail. be careful. erin: some gnomes in pennsylvania are losing tear little homes. sean: they can come live here in studio a. the gnomes were left an eviction notice -- you don't like the idea? erin: i just didn't know there was studio a. sean: we have studio b. we have studio a. can i move on? erin: you can. sean: they are being uprooted because it could affect the habitat. they had permission to build. it was reversed. he might relocate to nearby parks that have offered to accommodate the refugees of the park there in pennsylvania. erin: seriously? why? i don't understand it.
kids love them. it was impacting wildlife. erin: studio a? i thought it was the erin fehlau studio. sean: it does say in the neon light. i forgot about that. kevin: candle with a light on it. sean: it says i'm number one. kevin: not overly ostentation. there's winter. temperatures around ten degrees. you have a wind chill on top of mt. washington. winds gusting there with the snow over 25 to 40 miles an hour. we're looking at a decrease in clouds for the southern half of the state while up north extra clouds and still occasional snow showers this morning before withering away in to the afternoon. it is a drying process that continues thanks to a west wind. that same west wind that's drying us out is also coronetting -- continuing to cool us off. it will be weak enough that both day over the weekend we'll have wind around.
of the west 10-15 miles an hour. eventually out of the southwest on sunday. which means a warmer wind direction and warmer temperatures. for the here and now, scattered snow showers and white mountains. a few flurries still possible in the southern half of the state just over the next hour or two. temperatures around the freezing mark in southern areas of the state. knock off about ten degrees from these levels that you are seeing here for the wind chill. westerly wind have been going 10-20 miles anulare. it continues through the afternoon and even this evening. even as temperatures go back in to the single digits above and below zero, we're going to have a breeze overnight through the day tomorrow. wind chills likely to start the day tomorrow. statewide will be at or below zero. it will be a cold start to the weekend. especially considering where we were yesterday. a lot of these numbers running between 20 to as much as 30 degrees cooler than the highs we had out there in most locations yesterday. there's the last of the snow showers through the afternoon and evening. i think the best chance of any snow showers over
far northern areas of the state late saturday and early sunday. good deal of sunshine both days. the west wind with highs after a cold start getting back in to the low to mid 30's. upper 20's up north. it won't be quite as chilly tomorrow and early sunday. fall in to the teens and 20's. with the southwest wind, notice which direction the clouds head. we're looking at temperatures to make their way back in to the 40's. there could be a couple of southern spots. that means the next system a quick-moving cold front on monday would likely be the chance of a passing rain shower. temperatures aren't going to move up all that much. three or four degrees in any one given location. the early flakes up north giving way to parable sunshine with a colder wind. there's a look at overnight lows. lower teens for south eastern areas. everyone in the single digits above and below zero otherwise. extended forecast has the warming trend for the weekend. it will be
cold tomorrow. warmer on sunday, to wednesday. high temperatures in to the low to mid 40's. overnight lows will be topping back in to the single digits and teens by the time we get to the end of the week. until then we're looking at fairly mild air. erin: i know you've done this for special olympics. do you need a good ocean? the spca is holding its annual doggy paddle plunge. it takes place at noon tomorrow at great island common. the goal is to raise $20,000 for more information, head to nhspca.org. sean: i think they are wishing thursday's weather would happen on saturday. it will be a nice weekend. erin: it will be.
erin: it is now 6:55. updating our top stories. sean: some people in portsmouth are proposing a new development project. reporter: live in brentwood. there's controversy over plans for a development project in portsmouth. it includes building a hotel, condos, and a supermarket in the north end. some people worry it will spoil the historic charm. 200 residents are asking the courts to stop the project from happening. erin: an ice jam on the gale river forced evacuations of two homes in franconia last night. the jam is now clear. one home was surrounded
and officials say there's significant damage to plantation road. sean: three people, including a child, are recovering this morning after suffering serious injuries in a head-on crash in wolfeboro. it happened yesterday afternoon on route 28. police believe drugs and alcohol may have been factors. erin: a student at dartmouth college is accused of setting a fire inside a dorm last night. 19-year-old vikram naidu of california is now charged with arson and reckless conduct. kevin: a brisk wind today clearing skies out. drying things out for the southern and central parts of the state. the snow showers continue up north. localized amount of four inches of snow up in diamond pond. we're looking at temperatures in the 30's tomorrow. still the breeze out of the west. up in to the 40's on sunday. both days with a good deal of sunshine around. sean: not a bad weekend. erin: coming up next on good good "good
the shooting rampage in kansas that left three people dead and 14 others injured. the gunman was killed by police. sean: the latest on the gop debate that took place in texas. it got dicey at times. erin: we'll see you back here in 25 minutes. take care and have a great morning. the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today.
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