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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: a tragic accident in canton as yesterday's storm turned deadly. the six-year-old girl killed by a falling tree limb. antoinette: power still out for thousands right now. crews working overnight. the struggle to get the lights back on after the storm. danielle: temperatures dropping overnight. take it slow as you're heading out this morning. it could be a very slippery ride. doug: the stage is set. republicans debate one more time tonight before tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary. the final push to sway those undecided voters. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: good morning.
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it's saturday, february 6. antoinette: thank you so much for joining us. i'm antoinette antonio. we want to start off this morning by taking a live look. we're on the roads, on the rose kennedy green way this morning. look at all the snow on the left side. it's a pretty sight, but driving conditions not too bad on the main roads, danielle. it is cold out there though this morning. danielle: yes, it is indeed. you know that snow could lead to those roads being, you know, if they're not untreated, some black ice out there this morning to talk about. be aware and be careful out there especially with sidewalks i think in the parking lots. we picked up anywhere from 8-12 inches of snow in this bull preponderance eye of an area. a lot of areas seeing anywhere from 6-9 inches of snow in boston ray lone. 6.8 inches of snow fell yesterday. right now it's 26 in the city though. nine in bedford. nine in orange. and as we go through the next 12 hours, say, worcester county, you're going to warm up above the freezing mark into the mid 30's this afternoon.
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should see some melting for all that snow that we have on the trees and on the ground. so looking forward to that. high pressure dominating our weather right now. you see a couple of lake-effect snow showers ongoing in parts of western new york and some of those clouds may make it-- their way towards us later today. but we're watching two systems. one has not even formed yesterday here down to south. that could bring us our next shot of snow. we'll talk about when coming up. antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. we are follow breaking news right now. boston fire fighters going door to door in charlestown checking homes after high levels of c.o. were found in one apartment. firefighters on the scene say no one was hurt. the checks are being made as a precaution. right now tragedy in the heavy snowfall. a little girl is killed when a tree limb falls right on top of her. a family and a community heartbroken. doug: just awful. neighbors rushed over to try and
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snow fall. frank? frank: doug and antoinette, six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had rushed outside with her dad and older brother to shovel the that's when a large tree limb broke from the weight of the snow and landed on top of the kindergartener. we spoke with her brother right was being treated for serious injuries and fighting to stay alive. nicholas kenyon/brother: she was running out. "daddy, let's make a snowman." next thing i knew, a tree broke. laurie moore/aunt: they heard a crack. my brother screamed. he saw her under the tree. frank: the family rushed over and lifted the massive branch off her. a neighbor started c.p.r. and called for an ambulance. sadly, kaleigh died after she was transferred to a boston hospital. after the tragic accident, police are warning other parents to keep their kids away from the trees until the heavy snow melts. antoinette: certainly some good
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right now the power is out for around the region. crews are working around the clock to get the lights back on. right now national grid is reporting just over 21,000 outages. eversource has over 22,000 customers without power. dover police just tweeted that 20% of that town still has no electricity. doug: dover police posting this to instagram. as power crews tried to remove a broken tree limb from the lines, the transformer blew up. in canton, live wires came down sizzling the snow. and much the same scene in weston as people made the best of a cold night without power. >> poles split in half and were laying over the wires. live wires were down. what a mess. doug: dozens of businesses had to close for the night uncertain of when the lights will come back on. is back to normal again on the
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downed trees and signal problems forced the "t" to suspend service for hours, the "t" just tweeted that all removed and service is on schedule. commitment 2016. the stage is set for the final hampshire voters head to the polls. it is crunch time for the candidates. race is shifting a bit. doug: newscenter 5's juli frenzie and the candidate who failed to show up. juli: republican frontrunner donald trump elected for a snow day friday but wanted to let primary voters know he's with them in spirit. trump: the great slogan of new hampshire, "live free or die," means so much to so many people. what a great slogan. congratulations, new hampshire. wonderful job. juli: trump's absence had his g.o.p. rivals rolling their eyes along the snowy campaign trail; namely, jeb bush. he tweeted this photo saying even his 90-year-old mother couldn't be stopped by mother nature.
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voter: oh, yeah. juli: in derry friday evening, marco rubio took his own subtle shot at trump saying his immigration policy has nothing to do with religious customs. it's about what is best for americans. rubio: when i'm president, if we don't know who you are and we don't know why you're coming, you are not getting into the united states of america. juli: rubio's plan includes hiring more border agents, completing fencing, and enforcing an e-verify system that keeps illegal immigrants from working here. undecided voters told newscenter 5 they're still shopping around this weekend deciding how to make their choice count. undecided voter: it's difficult to think about supporting someone who will finish in fourth or fifth or sixth place when winning the election is important to me. momentum though. in a new suffolk university/"boston globe" poll, he's just 10 points behind donald trump which means that rubio has nearly doubled his percentage points since just last month.
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newscenter 5. doug: thank you. this morning new jersey governor chris christie's presidential bid is getting a boost. governor charlie baker is joining him at a rally in bedford, new hampshire, and plans to endorse the fellow republican. baker admits he and christie don't see eye to eye on every issue, but he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. christie has lagged behind other candidates in recent new hampshire polls. the republicans meet for their final debate before the new hampshire primary tonight right here on channel 5. our coverage begins at 8:00. antoinette: coming up in our next half hour, hillary clinton's effort to put a chill on "the bern" as sanders connects with voters in the granite state. newscenter 5 is your source for complete primary night coverage. our team of reporters and analysts will have the candidates covered as results come in. our coverage begins tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and we'll take you all the way until midnight. you can also watch live on the wcvb mobile app. doug: a northeastern professor
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boston prostitution sting. dr. harvey shapiro had nothing to say when we tried to talk to him after his court appearance. he and the other men were arrested yesterday at the hilton on dalton street in the back bay. a statement from northeastern says the school will evaluate the circumstances and decide on antoinette: it's now illegal in massachusetts for anyone under 18 to use a tanning bed. governor baker signed the measure into law. supporters of the new law say tanning beds can be linked to a sharp spike in skin cancer cases among young people. the previous law allowed anyone between the ages of 14 and 17 to go tanning if they were with an adult. new numbers just released show a significant spike in boston's payroll. "the globe" reports the city shelled out 4% more than last year. more than 60 employees were paid over $250,000 a year which includes overtime and other benefits. boston public schools has the
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$100,000. doug: a public wake for former providence mayor buddy cianci. he will lie in repose at city hall outside the office he occupied for more than 21 years. cianci died late last month at age 74. he was the city's longest-serving mayor but was forced from office twice due to felonies. cianci's wake will begin at noon today until 6:00, calling hours continue tomorrow followed by funeral services on monday. do you have a banged-up iphone? antoinette: well, getting an upgrade may have just gotten a lot easier. we'll tell you how. doug: a 13-year-old learning to walk all over again after being run over by a train. his long road to recovery, and his warning to other kids. antoinette: a deadly crane collapse in new york city. the local man rescued from under the wreckage. danielle: we've got a quiet weekend on tap with a mix of sun and clouds, but i'm tracking a series of systems.
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antoinette: welcome back. it's 8:13. some cell phone video capturing the terrifying moment when a huge crane collapsed in new york city. two men with ties to massachusetts caught up in the accident. doug: the eyeopener's frank holland with that part of the story. frank? frank: doug and antoinette, after that crane fell, thomas o'brien of easton trapped underneath the wreckage, but the 73-year-old survived. but david wichs--a 38-year old harvard grad--was killed. the mathematical whiz, who worked at a computerized trading firm, was crushed by the crane as he walked to work. three others, including o'brien, are recovering this morning. o'brien was in his car, waiting for his daughter, when the crane fell.
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be okay. his friends back home are wishing him well. >> if tom happens to see this, we love you. we're hoping the best. we'll see you when you get home. frank: workers were in the process of lowering the 565-feet-tall crane before it got caught in 25-mile-per-hour winds. federal and state investigators will examine the debris to figure out what caused the crane to come crashing down. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meteorologist danielle vollmar. doug: let's talk about that storm a little bit yesterday. down in new york they had the 25-mile-per-hour winds. during the height of the storm here, it was not too bad. later the winds started to pick up. danielle: we had wind gusts in excess of 45 miles an hour later last night from it as it pulled away from us. antoinette: then the snow blowing off the trees. i thought it started snowing again. danielle: that was just the heavy, wet snow trying to come off. more of that is going to happen today as we get melting going on
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those snow totals because worcester, you were the ringer with over a foot of snow. boylston picking up 11 inches of snow. leominster, just over 10 inches of snow. and boston picked up just over six inches of snow, closer to actually seven inches of snow. now this weekend we are dry and temperatures are going to rise above the freezing mark so we should be able to melt that snow later this afternoon as well as for sunday. however, monday and tuesday, notice i put a medium chance in for some snow. our monday chances actually coming from a storm system that has not yet developed. it's going to develop down here as an area of low pressure so that track is is still uncertain at this point. we're going to watch this very carefully because depending on how close it comes to our coast will determine just how much snow we get in some locations. that will also affect the storm that's coming tuesday into wednesday. it's this area of low pressure here. it's going to redevelop a coastal low system.
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coast of massachusetts will see the greatest impact from both of these systems. but closer to home today, right now, just a couple of lake-effect snow showers ongoing off ontario. we may see a couple of these clouds later this afternoon. otherwise, it's a sunny start. it's a cold start so if you're headed out the door, bundle up. 26 in boston with a wind out of the west making it feel like 18 degrees but a lot of spots starting in the single digits or even the teens out there today. now we are going to warm up into the upper 30's in boston. we will look for a mix of sun and clouds today. tonight it will be clear. temperatures drop back into the 20's and 30's and maybe a few teens in some locations. and then tomorrow we are sunny yet again. look at these temperatures warming back into the low to even mid 40's so we should really start to melt that snow tomorrow. however, that is is just in time for our next two systems so here's the one, here's the other. here comes this first one.
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may even start as early as overnight sunday into first thing monday morning. it will continue through monday. of course, this track still not necessarily certain, although this model trying to bring snow as far back as western massachusetts. and then this second low will develop. depending on how this one goes about, this influence this one. obviously the highest amounts are going to be in southeastern massachusetts as you can see on this map. of course, a shift in the track could take those totals farther off shore or a shift this way could bring the totals on shore and closer to, say, worcester and outside of 495. so obviously a lot of things still to forecast. we're going to watch those models for the latest run. what we're looking for is a chance for snow, not only on monday but also on tuesday from the second system. it may continue even into wednesday so we're in for a wintery, unsettled pattern to start the workweek. and then temperatures behind it dropping back into the 20's.
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antoinette and doug. antoinette: it's because we got spoiled last week. that's what happened. doug: we had to put the flip-flops away. antoinette: time now is 8:17. checking other stories happening right now. doug: the death toll is rising in taiwan after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked that region. at least 13 people are dead; hundreds are injured. and we've just learned a 10-day-old baby is among the dead. the quake hit southern taiwan toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings. more than 250 people have been pulled from the rubble there and dozens more at another high-rise building. the rescues continue at the hour. antoinette: live strains of the zika virus now detected in saliva and urine. researchers in brazil just announcing that development. the discovery leads to new questions about how the disease can spread. scientists with the c.d.c. travel to south america next week to gather more information on the virus. the zika virus is most prevalent right now in latin american countries. doug: apple will now let you
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part of an upgrade. until now, your phone had to be pretty close to perfect condition to get any credit for it. apple is hoping the new policy will encourage more people to upgrade. but you need to have an iphone-5 or newer to take advantage. if you still have an old model, you're out of luck. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: good morning, everyone. it doesn't matter who, how, where or when, every win counts the same. something i can't really say with a straight face after watching the celtics buzzer-beat the cavaliers last night. this win counts somewhere between double or septuple. let's say. it sure didn't start off that way. the celtics may have had the wrong start time for the game. they were down 14-2 before they bothered to start playing. they managed to trim it to six by half time. when isiah thomas serves up a nice dish to johnson. it was a two-point cavalier lead. we have a game. fourth quarter now celtics on a 9-0 run. evan turner with two of his 19.
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how about that? how about this. lebron james with the lay-up. fell down. somebody better call a foul. they did. cavs led by three. this needed to happen. turner misses the free-throw. probably on purpose. and the cavaliers knock the ball out of bounds. four seconds to play. celtics down two. they have the ball. and it's thomas to bradley who knocks down a three. his first-ever, game-winning buzzer-beater. the celtics beat the first-place cavaliers 104-103. that was a big one. the bruins will take on the buffalo sabres tonight at the garden. that's sports. have a great day. jasmaine: just have to accept that this is a part of me. like it happened, yes, but i'm going to get through it. doug: only on 5, for the first time we're hearing from a boy who lost his leg after being run over by a train. antoinette: he spoke to newscenter 5's jack harper about his long road to recovery and shared a warning for other
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jasmaine: just trying to get through it. right now i'm trying to work on gait training, so trying to get me walk correctly, walk properly, so i can look like a normal kid again. jack: 13 and a huge basketball fan, jasmaine should be firing up threes. instead he's learning to walk all over again. jasmaine: i knew it was going to be tough, but i knew we could get through it. throughout it, i knew i lost my leg instantly after the accident. jack: last september in lowell taking a shortcut along the tracks, jas tried to jump onto a slow-moving freight car, slipped, and now he's telling other kids don't do it. jasmaine: the one person that had to pay for it is me to make a big statement not to play around. jack: you're okay with that now. jas: yeah, i'm fine with it. i just have to accept that this is a part of me and this is how it's going to be. jessica trinidad: at the beginning it was-- i was getting
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"dumb parent. why wasn't she watching her kid. he's 12 years old. what was he doing by himself?" people don't reailze it was something no matter how far he was gone. therapist: do you want to hold that in place for me, jas. marianna dimaggio: you have to kind of relearn how to walk so we have to kind of teach somebody how to shift appropriate weight over their other limb, how to swing the prosthesis, how to go down stairs again. jas: i would like to thank my parents and my family. i love them all very much. >> hop, skip, and jump away. jack: with love, a positive attitude that keeps winning out over those down days, next step prosthetics, and spaulding rehab, jas hopes to walk the halls of lowell's middle school again before the year ends. jack harper, wcvb, newscenter 5, boston. antoinette: spaulding really is an amazing facility. doug: and an amazing spirit in that young man.
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a speedy recovery there. antoinette: on the way this morning, lots of kids collect baseball cards. doug: but not all of them offer to give them away. coming up in the next half-hour, the springfield boy "going to bat" for a sick friend. what's behind his generous gesture. antoinette: hasty pudding's man of the year collects his pudding pot. but, as you know, they don't make it easy. we'll catch up with joseph the american people can't afford to wait for ideas thatr sound good on paper... but will never make itr
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the grandmother who has tot choose between paying for mediciner and paying rent... t can't wait. the single mom whop desperately needs a raise... t can't wait. the student with ap mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now for people and families who need it. p i'm hillary clinton and i
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danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. i want to say hello to some friends i saw earlier this week. it is the fifth grade in everett. you can see them there. we talked all about the weather. they had so much great questions. they were a great group of kids. in terms of february for the month, we have picked up 6.8 inches of snow in boston. that was from yesterday's storm, but last year we had a whooping 64.8 inches of snow making it the snowiest month ever on record in boston. are we going to repeat that? i don't know. i hope not. but monday and tuesday there is a chance for snow. doug and antoinette, over to you. antoinette: don't even mention it, danielle. my goodness. actor joseph gordon-levitt feeling the heat. doug: "the walk" actor was roasted as hasty pudding theatricals' 2016 man of the year. hasty pudding honored gordon-levitt as its 50th man of the year. the actor got a key to the city of cambridge even though it doesn't open any doors. gordon-levitt was also crowned with an elaborate balloon
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last night he received his traditional pudding pot, but he had to work for it. >> now that you've put on your costume backwards. doug: the theatre organization chose gordon-levitt as man of the year because he's a "talented actor" and "visionary entrepreneur." last week, kerry washington was celebrated as the 2016 woman of the year. antoinette: he learned that pudding pot. didn't he. doug: he did indeed. "5 investigates" uncovering what some survivors call a painful new chapter in the church sex abuse scandal. antoinette: on the way this morning, why some say they're being victimized all over again. the promises they say the church has broken. doug: the next generation of sunscreen. how a breakthrough formula
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your health. antoinette: the roads not too bad. still a lot of snow out there making for beautiful scenery but also some slippery sidewalks and walkways so be careful out there. from postal workers to nurses... he's been endorsed for real change: bernie sanders. endorsed by friends of the earth action as "a bold, fearless voice for the planet." the nation endorses bernie saying, "you can trust sanders because he doesn't owe his political career to the financial overlords." the nashua telegraph declares: "he's not beholden to wall street money." the valley news says, "sanders has been genuinely outraged about the treatment of ordinary americans for as long as we can remember." i'm bernie sanders
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now it's new hampshire's turn, and all america is watching to see who we choose in this dangerous time. one man stands above. he's not flashy, not rude... he's steady, he's tested and proven. he's a president, pnwhich is what we need to make us strong and safe again. for america, jeb bush.
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: it'll be a quiet weekend with temperatures warming up, but i'm tracking the potential for more snow next week. antoinette: chris christie getting ready to hit the stage for tonight's republican debate. but first, he'll host a rally where he'll get a major endorsement. doug: as the republicans get ready to vie for your votes, the democrats are hoping to persuade voters that they need to be in the white house. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: 8:31. a live look over the city of boston this morning. blue skies. it is clear out there this morning. it's cold. and look at the snow on top of the buildings, on the sidewalks
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doug: and on the top of your car, too. antoinette: a good memo. danielle: i shouldn't probably smile so much when saying there's chances for more snow next week because everyone is like, wait! slow down! but unfortunately that is the chance as we go towards monday and tuesday. this morning though, sunshine and cold out there today. look at this. nine degrees in orange right now. 21 in worcester. 26 boston. in the teens through the merrimack valley. so it's a chilly start out there. there could be some areas of black ice. be careful on the roadways as well as on the sidewalks. everything has frozen over as these temperatures have dropped overnight. through the day, one thing you're going to notice is the wind will pick up through the afternoon at about 10-15 miles an hour. we will see a mix of sun and clouds, too. and temperatures today with the southwest wind should warm up into the upper 30's across the area.
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melting all that snow we have. high pressure dominating our weather not only for today but for tomorrow. so it's a dry forecast. there is some lake-effect snow showers ongoing off ontario. that's how we're going to get some clouds in here later on this afternoon. but the flurries will stay up in northern new england. but we're watching two areas of concern. one to the north. one to the south. that has not developed yet. this is our next chance for snow. we'll talk about when ahead. doug. doug: danielle, thank you. we are following breaking news right now. boston fire fighters going door to door in charlestown on bolton place checking homes after high levels of carbon monoxide were found in one apartment. firefighters on the scene say no one was hurt. the checks are being made as a precaution. antoinette: a massive tree limb breaks under the weight of the snow, killing a young girl. six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had rushed outside with her dad and older brother to shovel the driveway during the storm. that's when a tree branch gave
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kindergartener. doug: governor charlie baker is throwing his support behind chris christie. he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. baker plans to endorse the republican who has been lagging in the polls at an event this morning. a new wmur-cnn poll shows bernie sanders maintaining a sizeable lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. sanders has a 30 percentage point advantage. but a third of voters surveyed say they haven't firmly committed to a candidate. antoinette: the eyeopener's frank holland is back with their latest appeal to sway those undecided voters. frank? frank: clinton and sanders made their case to democrats at the party's annual "100 club" dinner. both clinton and sanders had a chance to hit their top talking points. sanders: we are taking about the issues that working families and the middle class are concerned about. we are talking about ending a
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clinton: you may have a favorite, but this is new hampshire. everyone takes a second look, maybe a third or fourth, and i hope that you will give one of those looks to me in the next couple of days. frank: earlier both candidates were out looking for votes. clinton even dancing a bit at a rally with senator jeanne shaheen. sanders powered through several events hammering home the need for campaign finance reform. despite these two recently butting heads, clinton and sanders agree on one key point-- both say there needs to be a democrat in the white house. antoinette: and the stage is set for the final g.o.p. debate before new hampshire voters head to the polls. catch all the action right here on channel 5. our coverage begins at 8:00. doug: newscenter 5 is your source for complete primary night coverage. our team of reporters and analysts will have the candidates covered as results come in. our coverage begins tuesday at 4:30 p.m., and we'll take you all the way until midnight.
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wcvb mobile app. antoinette: a hanson woman held driving" crash that killed a nurse. zannax, adderol, valium, and vitello was allegedly under the influence of these drugs when she struck and killed amanda turner russell in late december. russell, a young mother, was jogging and training for the boston marathon. a judge set bail at $50,000. antoinette: a new radio communications system at portsmouth naval shipyard could affect some new hampshire residents. the newly activated enterprise land mobile radio system may interfere with radio-controlled garage door openers. most door openers use frequencies reserved for department of defense activity. those frequencies to improve their communication. affected home or business owners are encouraged to contact their device manufacturer to fix the issue. antoinette: there's a new
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self-checkout machines at the supermarket. devices were found in december on the machines at the grocery chain safeway. we usually hear about the skimmers on a.t.m.'s and at gas stations. the devices allow scammers to steal credit and debit card numbers. doug: "5 investigates" uncovering a new chapter in a scandal that's spread from boston across the globe. antoinette: survivors of the clergy sex abuse scandal say they're being victimized all over again. investigative reporter mike beaudet uncovering claims of broken promises. this survivor known as "john doe 24" signed an agreement with the roman catholic archbishop of boston where he was promised "continued therapy and healing." at first counseling went well, but then the archdiocese denied more intensive treatments. the archdiocese says it only denied 2% of claims last year. but attorneys and advocates say it's become an increasing problem. >> a lot of these victims are
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they've been in intense pain since age 10, 11, 12 years old. now they're 50, 60 years old. they're finally coming to terms with it. yet the church is just slamming the door on their fingers. >> why do you think this is happening? >> i think the church is more concerned about the size of its own wallet than the emotional well being of the victims. antoinette: attorneys tell "5 investigates" they're considering court action against the church to get it to pay for counseling. the archdiocese says it spent more than $34 million in the last 12 years helping more than 1,000 survivors of clergy sex abuse. doug: planes collide off the coast of southern california. antoinette: the search for survivors and what investigators are saying about the crash. and getting benefits from the sun without the burn. how a new sunscreen created right here in massachusetts could improve your health. danielle: it'll be quiet this weekend but there could be big changes on the way.
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winter storm. frank: coming up, criminals targeting grocery store checkout counters.
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antoinette: right now a search for survivors is underway off the coast of southern california after two planes collide over the ocean. the two small planes crashed near los angeles harbor yesterday. the coast guard says there have been reports of debris about two miles outside the harbor breakwater. divers have found a plane tail number and a partial number from a second plane in the water. officials believe three people were on board the two planes. local airport officials say both planes were flown by experienced pilots. the fantasy sports industry taking another hit. doug: and investors continue to get roughed up on wall street. the eye's frank holland with your economy. frank: the dow, nasdaq, and the s&p all ended the week down. here is a look a the numbers. the dow lost 211 points. the nasdaq fell 146. the s&p 500 dropped 35. tech stocks took a huge hit with apple, amazon, and facebook all closing down. the january jobs report is out. and it shows the unemployment rate fell to 4.9%.
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since 2008. the labor department says consumer demand is strong. retailers hired more than 57,000 employees last month. restaurants and bars added nearly 49,000. more than 150,000 jobs added total, but that still fell 40,000 jobs below some projections. more issues for the nation's two biggest fantasy sports sites. citigroup, the world's biggest credit card lender, is blocking credit and debit payments from new york for boston-based draftkings and fan duel until courts in the empire state decide if fantasy sports are legal. the sites say fantasy sports are games of skill and should not be considered illegal gambling operations. uber is working to make its services in boston more accessible for people with disabilities. the company is working with several disability advocates for new features and services. right now, uber only offers limited wheelchair service in certain cities. in the week ahead we will find out if the fed still plans to raise interest rates as many as four times in 2016.
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janet yellen gives her semi-annual report on monetary policy to congress. doug: target is offering something new for shoppers-- a cart for customers with special needs. "caroline's cart" is designed to help parents and caregivers shop with someone who has special needs. a mother came up with the idea after realizing her daughter with rett syndrome would outgrow a standard shopping cart. caroline's carts will be available starting march 19. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meteorologist danielle vollmar. antoinette: we warmed up to 21 degrees this morning. danielle: steamy. antoinette: look outside. it's so pretty out there. if you have to be out shoveling or driving in all of the snow, it's pretty. danielle: not so bad. sit inside and watch. that way you won't get so cold. a beautiful sthot over boston. a lot of sunshine reflecting off the buildings. just so you know because we do have all that sunshine out there, we have all that snow that is reflecting that sun, it
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step outside the door. there you go. we're driving. boston area. the roads look really good. oh, yeah. really nice. look at all that snow. just beautiful. what a winter scene. in terms of how much we saw, well, anywhere to near a foot in west boylston to about eight inches in arlington. over eight inches in wrentham. near eight inches in duxbury. and even you folks on the cape and the islands that had to wait the longest for it to flip over to snow yesterday saw just about eight inches in east sandwich and just about nine inches in new bedford. now today, tomorrow, we're dry. we're going to see melting with some sunshine and temperatures going above the freezing mark. however, monday and tuesday i'm some snow. the monday chance, here it is. you don't even see it on the map yet because it hasn't developed. we're watching an area of low pressure that is going to develop here at the coastal low. we're going to have to watch
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just how close it comes to our coastline because that will impact in terms of totals. right now it looks like obviously closer to the coast you're going to see the highest amounts. then that will also impact the track. this storm system on tuesday and wednesday because it is going to develop into another coastal low and follow suit. so in terms of how much snow, we can't really give out a number yet because the models are all over the place. it looks like the highest amounts are conason trailted south and east. medium chance in and around boston out to about 495 and then a lower chance outside of 495. that being said these bands could all shift depending on that track for monday. right now though lots of sunshine. let's talk about it. 26 degrees over boston. 18 degrees is what it feels like with that wind. it will pick up through the afternoon. so there will be a bit of a wind chill. high temperatures upper 30's today with a mix of sun and clouds. now tomorrow we'll moderate back into the low to even mid 40's in spots.
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and then we're going to see those winds turn to the north and east ahead of our next system as it develops. here we go with this. it will develop through the day of sunday and notice this is just one model though. what it's trying to do is bring in that precipitation as early as monday morning. notice it's in the form of snow pretty much for everyone. then this second system here is going to a secondary low. we're going to watch that carefully. of course this exact track is uncertain at this point. that will impact the other storm system behind it. in fact, you can see that on tuesday in terms of that. whatever happens with that first track, that second one will then develop. it could be a stronger storm if the first one goes farther off shore or it could be a weaker one meaning maybe lighter snow showers and less intensity or maybe it tracks off shore. again lots of question marks with this, but there are chances monday, tuesday and that should linger into wednesday for some snow. of course some accumulating snow and obviously with temperatures
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in the form of snow. antoinette? antoinette: we know you'll keep an eye on it, danielle. thank you. twitter is ramping up its efforts to fight terrorism. in a blog post, the social media 125,000 accounts that either threatened or promoted terrorist acts. action against those users over the last seven months. the social media site says most of the accounts were either associated with isis or supported the terrorist organization. doug: a new documentary on the life, death, and legacy of journalist james foley is about to make its debut. the new hampshire native was murdered by isis in 2014. this film, made by his close childhood friend, tells foley's story through intimate interviews with his family, friends, and fellow journalists. the documentary premiers tonight on h.b.o. antoinette: it's not on the market yet, but a new sunscreen for sale this summer could offer more health benefits than just protection from sunburns.
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unruh explains this breakthrough in sunblock. dr. holick: it goes on very smoothly. heather: this new sun screen in short supply right now at the boston university school of medicine. >> you, me, and solar-d. heather: but in australia people protect their skin and their health. dr. holick: most people on the planet are getting their vitamin d from sun exposure. so if you get no direct sun exposure, you're at extremely high risk for vitamin-d deficiency. the number of people at risk is increasing. most work indoors, and many of us are using excellent sun block. dr. holick: ultraviolet light makes vitamin d in your skin. if it absorbs 97-98%, that means it reduces your ability to make vitamin d by 97-98%. heather: not enough vitamin d can lead to serious health problems-- rickets or soft bones in children; osteoporosis in adults.
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developing breast cancer, colon cancer, and type 2 diabetes. dr. holick: basically the list goes on. so every tissue and cell in your body is a vitamin-d receptor. heather: dr. holick and a team of researchers designed solar-d of the ingredients so people can still block the burn but not the benefits. dr. holick: most of the ingredients are the same. it's just that the ingredients have been changed in a clever way to take advantage of the ability for some of the ultraviolet light to make vitamin d in your skin. doug:that was heather unruh reporting. dr. holick tells heather he expects solar-d to cost slightly more than other sunscreens already on the u.s. market. you should start seeing it on store shelves this summer. a young springfield boy going to bat for a friend. antoinette: nine-year-old brady is selling his sports card collection to raise money for a friend battling brain cancer. brady has been collecting cards since he was three. on sunday he'll be selling and raffling off thousands of
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and hockey cards along with other memorabilia at the cards and collectibles show in chicopee. all money raised by brady will go directly to his friend landon. what a big heart he has to do that for his friends. doug: i wonder how much he wants for a certain card. crews working around the clock to get the power back on. still in the dark this morning. a tragic accident in canton as yesterday's storm turned deadly. the six-year-old girl killed by
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(cell phone rings) where are you? p well the squirrels are back in the attic. mom? r your dad won't call an exterminator... can i call you back, mom? r he says it's personal this time... if you're a mom, you call at the worst time. it's what you do. r if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. it's very loud there. are you taking a
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doug: welcome back. 8:54. we are following breaking news right now. boston fire fighters going door to door in charlestown on bolton place checking homes after high levels of carbon monoxide were found in one apartment. firefighters on the scene say no one was hurt. the checks are being made as a precaution. antoinette: a massive tree limb breaks under the weight of the snow, killing a young girl. six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had rushed outside with her dad and older brother to shovel the driveway during the storm. and to play in the snow. that's when a tree branch gave way and struck the kindergartener.
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taken by wellesley police. it's why power crews are working around the clock to get the lights back on in homes across the region. the heavy snow took down trees and powerlines and blew out transformers. 53,000 customers still without power. cell phone video capturing the terrifying moment when a huge crane collapsed in new york city. two men with ties to massachusetts caught up in the accident. david wichs--a 38-year old harvard grad--was killed. the mathematical whiz, who worked at a computerized trading firm, was crushed by the construction equipment as he walked to work. 73-year-old thomas o'brien of easton was trapped underneath the wreckage. he survived and is being treated for a head injury. antoinette: governor charlie baker is throwing his support behind chris christie. he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. baker plans to endorse the republican who has been lagging in the polls at an event this morning. doug: pause for a second. gather around the tv and listen
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smash hit to announce school is cancelled. antoinette: this is how his students got the word. antoinette: the "hello" parody coming from the moses brown school in providence. the man with the voice? that's principal matt glendinning. last year, he did a parody of frozen's "let it go". that video has more than three million views on youtube. doug: i can't tell if the kids are excited about the fact that school is closed but by his singing. i can't tell. antoinette: come on, principal. danielle: he's fun. you know, they could be singing that tune again next week. antoinette: oh, yes. storm systems. this weekend is dry. we should get melting both today and tomorrow as temperatures go above the freezing mark.
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monday, tuesday into wednesday we enter an unsettled period. the two systems we're watching, coastal systems. the biggest impact, of course, closer to the coast. antoinette: winter is not over, i guess. doug: a couple thoughts, too, by the way. make sure you clear off all that snow on your roof if you haven't already. check your dryer vents too. that might be the problem with c.o. a couple things to think about.
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