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adam: right now at 5:00, panic at a memorial site in paris. the false alarm that cause hundreds to run away. >> we are all very, very scared and very worried. stephanie: concern growing for friends of a missing plymouth state student. re doing in hopes of finding him. hayley: the work week begins doesn' t last. when we' re expecting rain and cooler temperatures. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] adam: tonight, french defense officials say massive airstrikes in syria have destroyed two isis sites.
belgium and now word from french officials that another attacker is on the run. good evening. i' m adam sexton. stephanie: and i' m stephanie woods. tonight, paris remains on edge, -- remains on edge. >> a massive series of airstrikes are happening in syria, where at least 20 bombs have been dropped, by the french government. in paris today, a false alarm sent hundreds of people into a collective panic. crowds spent the evening trying to reclaim barre city. month -- to mclean barre city. -- to mclean reclaim their city. but moments later --
authorities quickly determined it was a false alarm. fireworks, not gunshots. meanwhile, and for accomplices -- the hunt for octopuses heating up. -- this accomplices heats up. authorities releasing this picture. he is considered dangerous. one of the shooters, a 30-year-old man had been flagged as a possible terrorist five years ago. we also have picture of the passport found on one of the attackers, identifying him as a
he came to a greek island last month, alone and unarmed. the prosecutor' s office confirms that her car was found in a suburb inside with several rifles. stephanie: close to him, a vigil just wrapped up in nashua. mike joins us now with more. the park was held here. he translated, the provider french renewal. a couple dozen people gathered at the park this afternoon to reflect on the deadly attacks in this. people at candles and settlers and send french national anthem. people are shocked by the
brutality of the randomness of the attacks. >> it is somewhat reassuring to see people in nashua are gathering and sharing/showroom half around the world. >> nashua will continue to this week as they will fly a hall. stephanie: bishop peter libasci with the diocese of manchester released this statement this morning in regards to the deadly
adam: tonight, the search continues for a missing plymouth state university student. 23-year-old jake nawn of holden, massachusetts, disappeared thursday. he was last seen near the common man inn in plymouth. police, fish and game, and the new england k-9 search and rescue have stopped their efforts, for now, but friends are still looking. wmur' s kristen carosa joins us now with more. >> it has been 72 hours since he went missing. becoming more word. authorities have not found any sign of him so far. have covered a wide area in plymouth. they stop searching today because crews are exhausted. his friends are still out looking. his best friend says people are hanging posters and searching anywhere they think you might be. jake had a tough week and right now is emotionally unstable. they want him to know that he is
loved and everyone is waiting for him to come home. >> i am getting messages from people all over the country who are saying, their thoughts and prayers are with us. it is an incredible feeling. i hope jake catches wind of that and realizes how much he is loved. >> if anyone has information, call plymouth police. coming up at 6:00, you will hear from jake' s stepdad and his desperate plea to his son. stephanie: a new ski jump is being constructed at plymouth regional high school. the old jump, which was built in 1979, was torn down due to safety concerns. but the community came together to build a new one. a community work day was held on saturday. help. the new jump is set to be
>> it was amazing, the response, so quick. we raised over 60 -- we raised over $60,000. >> to be part of this community, it is heartwarming, it is very -- very proud to be a member of this community. stephanie: sarah hendrickson is expected to attend. adam: keene police are looking for a thief who stole a donation jar full of money intended for a local 7-year-old girl who lives with significant physical disabilities. tonight, the girl and her mother are speaking out, saying they are upset, but they hope this suspect can get help. she murders around her family neighborhood in a new chair she got earlier the share -- she rides around family neighborhood in a new chair she got earlier
she was diagnosed when she was 16 months old. it has been a very tough process. she is an amazingly strong little girl. >> to help raise money for a van, they set out a donation jar where michelle works. on saturday, a young woman grabbed the jar and ran. >> she asked the guys to make her a sandwich. i was very upset because it is morally, just wrong. how do you steal from a child? >> she tries to look at the bright side. it was not like it was 100-something. it was at least 20 or 30. >> for a single mom, every extra
>> it stinks that you cannot trust people. >> a young woman, very skinny, darker skin, short brown hair. stephanie: the strong winds that whipped through new hampshire yesterday have died down. here' s a live look out in portsmouth. it is 50 degrees. what does the forecast look like for the start of your work week? >> the wins did cakn lm down. it was noticeable when you stepped outside. five miles per hour, manchester. 50 degrees, concord. 40' s, wakefield. a few clouds have been moving across the sky. we were able to catch a
beautiful sunset. as we go through the evening, we will have clouds in and out and temperatures that fall to the 40' s by daybreak tomorrow morning. temperature starting out in the 30' s across the state tomorrow. i will have a full forecast for you coming up. stephanie: still to come on news 9 at 5:00 -- adam: manchester mayor ted gatsas is joining us live in the studio. he' ll sit down and discuss the recent mayoral election and what helped put him over the top by the narrowest of margins. stephanie: in sports, the monarchs are on their home ice this afternoon. jason will have the highlights. adam: plus, coming up at 5:00, a father in massachusetts thankful that his son is alive after he was shot in the paris terror attacks. we' ll bring you his story in the
adam: last week, a recount confirmed that manchester mayor ted gatsas won re-election for a fourth term. the margin of victory, which was razor thin on election night, narrowed a bit, but the outcome was the same. now attention turns to governing new hampshire' s biggest city for another two years. joining us now is mayor ted gatsas. you are as numbers-oriented an elected official as there is in
new hampshire politics. break this down for us. how did you do it? mayor gatsas: we worked the absentees very hard. we did as much as we could do to remind folks to get out to vote. adam: this was not a mean-spirited race. is there anything that can be done to unify the city? mayor gatsas: i would hope we could get more people out to cast a vote. adam: we will have a special session soon. mayor gatsas: i look forward to having conversations with the
senate. we still have people that are dying and i think we need to all work together, not only the police and local government, that state government and federal government, to make sure we can find a way to arrest this problem. drug court is not the silver bullet, but it is the first step moving forward. i think some of the other programs coming forward, i think that will make a big difference. we are working on it from all fronts. that is the great thing about this great city. adam commuter rail is likely to : be a big topic of discussion in the governor' s race next -- the governor' s race as well. you take a cautious approach.
mayor gatsas: somebody needs to sit me down and tell me what the costs are. most sense. let' s talk about the excitement s talk about the reality of what it will cost the taxpayers. if the state is going to pick up the entire tab, that is a different question. i have no number in mind, but a lot of it has to do with how long are the trips going to be. adam: what is on the agenda for the next two years? mayor gatsas: we are looking to make sure we continue growing economic development and to bring forward the steam ahead program and making sure the four-year school at mst has its first graduating class this year. on the city side, making sure we can find a way to take care of this heroin epidemic because it
is affecting people. i did not care what you are talking about and where you go, it is about jobs and how we get the epidemic under control. two years. for more political coverage, visit us online at while you' re there, take a look at the new hampshire primary vault. we have historical footage and interviews from more than two dozen previous campaigns and we add more every week. >> hayley lapoint and your forecast. >> of minutes -- a few minutes ago, we had a beautiful sunset. in dublin, that is far we have clear skies. there are a few clouds passing overhead. that will be the general trend. these were the high temperatures
we reached today. the average high is about 49 degrees. 54 degrees, concord. 55, manchester. 40' s up toward whitefield and the great north woods. hampton falls, 51 degrees. 47, bedford. 45, new london. in the lakes region, upper 40' s. 30' s up in stewartstown. it will be a chillier night in the northern regions of the state. it will be pending these clouds. where the clouds sent out and is where i' m expecting some of
here is the setup, we have the jet stream, a fast-moving river of air way up above our heads. it is planted on top of us. it tends to keep clouds over our heads. the other big thing is it is the dividing line between cold air to the north and mild air to the south. the jet stream is going to move northward and that will open up the floodgates to some much milder air. it will allow for some quieter weather with more sunshine. watch futurecast, this is what will happen tonight. a few passing clouds up north, clear. once they get to the afternoon tomorrow, a beautiful day. lots of sunshine, perfect for
tuesday, we will do it all over again. temperatures a couple of degrees cooler than where we were today. tonight, 20' s up north, 30' s in manchester and concord. here is the school day forecast, bright sunshine lasts throughout the day. temperatures into the 40' s at recess time. a dry, sunny pattern as we get to the week. thursday and friday, our wet days this week. thursday will be a wet commute home. next week in, looks like we get colder air. for november standards, we will take it. stephanie: a very nice sunday.
>> the patriots are on the adam: french officials say that police questioned and released the wanted fugitive suspect, that' s according to the associated press. the officials say saleh abdeslam was pulled over near the belgian border hours after he was identified as the renter of the car abandoned at one of the scenes of the attacks. abedslam is now the focus of an international manhunt. officials say one of his brothers detonated a suicide vest in central paris. >> jason king and news 9 sports. jason: new england looking to improve to 9-0. the patriots went right down the field with a one-yard touchdown completion from tom brady to scott chandler. the giants responded. eli manning to beckham. the patriots have added a field goal.
the monarchs continued their three-game weekend against the toledo walleyes today. first period, just 1:18 into the game, joey diamond scores on the rebound. manchester took a 1-0 lead just like that. alden hirschfield from the slot beats patrick bartosak, 1-1. 2-1 toledo in the second maxim, kitsyn redirects the shot by matt white, 2-2. then matt white gets one himself, scores on the backhand, 3-2. they are skating in overtime right now, 3-3. high school football championship games are set. the blue hawks -- all of these games are sunday. division 2, it will be a rematch
they beat milford 51-20 yesterday. division 3, newport back for the second consecutive year. they will host interlake' s. all games sunday afternoon and evening with a 6:00 division one game. should be a great sunday of high school football. stephanie: we' re working on more for news 9 at 5:30. adam: coming up, millions take to social media around the world to rally in support of france. stephanie: and it' s a piece of history dating back to world war ii in the north country.
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continues this week -- coming up. stephanie: and, fighting to find a cure for prostate cancer. hundreds lace up and put on a mustache for the stash dash 5-k. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. stephanie: a man with massachusetts ties survives the paris attacks. arnaud meersseman was shot and is now in the hospital in paris. he lived in lexington as a teenager. his father still calls massachusetts home. welcome back, i' m stephanie woods. adam: and i' m adam sexton. sera congi from our sister station wcvb spoke to his family on martha' s vineyard. >> he said there is something going on in paris, some type of terrorist attack at the concert hall.
>> a phone call, the first he had heard of the attacks and his son, a french citizen, was in danger. he was there and his father soon learned he was among the wounded. >> he had a bullet straight through his chest. >> it first one of his lungs, but -- it pierced one of his lungs, but incredibly, he survived. >> he will recover physically. that seems to be the case. it is terrible, i do not know what he has seen. >> he says he does not feel anger towards the shooters. >> i do not feel angry at all. that was not my reaction. my are -- my reaction was was concern for my son.
they have a story in their head that makes sense to them. i would be a lot more angry at the people who put that story in their re. stephanie: a pianist playing john lennon' s classic song of peace "imagine" outside the paris concert hall to a public -- as dozens listened. abc' s paula faris has how the world is responding with messages of remembrance, resolve and hope. >> vigils, sports arenas, and even the metropolitan opera in new york, this morning, the world is sending its love to paris. covered with a blue, white, and
this image, and instant meme. blending the eiffel tower with a piece sign -- peace sign. the u.s. army football team the field. bono was practicing less than three miles away at the time of the attack. one of legions of music stars -- >> it has been very hard for me to get through the show and not forget about what happened last night. adam: hudson police are looking
for the driver of a car that hit a pedestrian friday night. police say it happened around 8:00 on kimball hill road near bush hill road. a 35-year-old man was out walking when he was hit by a passing car. police say that car did not stop and lost this top cover of the passenger side mirror. the man hit only suffered minor injuries. anyone with information should call hudson police. stephanie: the abuse of opiates and opioids have become a leading cause of death here in new hampshire. right now the state is dealing with a heroin epidemic hundreds have died. according to law enforcement, heroin being sold on the street is being laced with fentanyl. manchester police chief nick willard says drug dealers will continue to push the powerful drug because it is cheap to make and there are lots of customers. >> what is selling at the moment, what is the appetite of the drug using public? >> a closer look at the effects
of street drugs and what the manchester police chief believes could be on the rise next. adam: dozens of people laced up their sneakers and put on a moustache to raise awareness for prostate cancer. the annual fundraising walk and run in manchester is called stash dash and is honor of all men battling the disease. the event raised more than $6000. the money will fund prostate cancer research. >> one in six men get prostate cancer. one in eight women get breast cancer. this is a significant walk to us. adam: this year' s event drew the largest crowd yet. stephanie: still to come on news 9 at 5:30. adam: a wild turkey baby boom in new hampshire. coming up, why fish and game officials believe a dry spring may have played a role. stephanie: and, granite staters
just a week and a half away. we have details on where you can learn how to make a beautiful center piece in today' s escape outside. new hampshire fish and game says the dry weather in april and may helped contribute to a healthy turkey population. as of november 9, hunters had taken 636 turkeys. archers with turkey permits have until december 15 to try for a turkey. moulton farm in meredith is offering workshops to learn how to create the perfect thanksgiving centerpiece. november 23. the farm is also holding a baking workshop this tuesday at 6:00 p.m. all the workshops do require a reservation. and cannon mountain is expanding its mittersill operations. the expansion will happen over the next two years. for this upcoming season, the mittersill portion of cannon will have new snow making equipment. other improvements will include a new 19-acre training slope and a new groomer. and you can find even more outdoors news.
stephanie: iraqi intelligence officials says they warned members of the u.s. led-coalition against isis about before the deadly attacks in paris. 129 people were killed in six different attacks around paris. the intelligence officials say isis' s leader ordered attacks on countries fighting against them in iraq and syria. >> hayley lapoint and your storm watch 9 forecast.
yley: this picture was sentthe smooth looking cloud. they usually look like a ufo. sometimes they can even be considered a ufo are confused to be a ufo. this picture taken in londonderry. clout still moving across the sky -- clouds still moving across the sky. some thicker cloud cover at the moment along i-89. no rainfall, no snow showers associated with these clouds at all. it is 50, concord. 53, manchester. upper 40' s, low 50' s. here is how things are going to go over the next few hours. tonight, there will be some
passing clouds. the rest of us should clear out, especially in southern new hampshire. that will mean some cool temperatures. anywhere you see cloudless skies, the temperatures are typically cooler. tomorrow morning, most of us will start off in the 30' s. up to the north, a few lingering clouds. some pesky clouds in the morning. look at this, by 2:00 tomorrow afternoon, they fully clear away. statewide, temperatures similar to where we were today. tuesday, back to full sunshine. it will be slightly cooler on tuesday, highs across the state will likely only get into the 40' s. clouds up north tonight, clearing in the southern part of the state. this is a live look in plymouth.
coldest temperatures to the north and the 20' s. this is where we will be on your monday, mostly sunny. 53, concord. 54, manchester. here is a look at the work week ahead. bright and sunny, monday, tuesday, and wednesday. thursday is the day we will have some rain showers. especially in the late day hours. the evening commute, some rain showers coming down. those linger on friday morning. next weekend, so far, so good. we are headed toward thanksgiving. stephanie: still too far. i am just glad there is no snow. adam: during world war ii, prisoner of war camps were set up all over the u.s., including here in new hampshire. stephanie: hundreds of captured germans were sent to the small
what you think would be a dark chapter in that town' s history turned out to be quite different. quick start, new hampshire, it is known for its -- stark, new hampshire, is known for its beautiful views. also this unassuming piece of land off of 110. remnants of an old prison camp that people around here remember fondly. >> i went up and found a man who worked in the camp and he told me, it was the best thing that ever happened to us.
>> this dartmouth professor captured that story in a book. a story he says that began while world war ii raged overseas. with many local men in the service, the brown paper company was in need of laborers. >> they asked the war department for some german pows to cut the pulpwood. >> in april of 1944, camp stark opened and the tiny town had 200 inmates as neighbors. this woman was 10 years old at the time. >> i remember going by the pow camp and we would do this because we did not want to see
>> he was a 20-year-old soldier when he was sent to new hampshire two guard pows. >> most of them were young fellows, like i was. >> the prisoners were mostly germans. they were among a group of anti-nazi soldiers who had been punished in the homeland. >> they would get down to where the houses were -- the forces were at about 730. one prisoner i like very much and i would go down and talk to him. and we talked english and he only talked german. >> things changed here, people and the guards became friends with their european inmates. unusual for people whose nations
are at war' s to have their natural animosity replaced by friendship and decency. working in the woods together, the long winters did a lot to bring them together. >> the guards and pows there cap was much better -- new a lumber camp was much better than the front lines. pows were paid $.80 a day for their labor. some of the prisoners were constantly thinking of ways to escape. on many occasions, they did. >> they could not go any place. some were found in a shed sleeping. >> one inmate made it to new
>> one of them caught a ride with a sheriff. he thought it was kind of funny. he drove to the police station and said, i think i have a german prisoner. the most dramatic attempt was an elaborate tunnel. it was discovered before anyone could crawl to freedom. the guards were heavily armed, but he never fired a shot. in the summer of 1946, with the war over, the camp would close, prisoners went home. all that is left today is a couple of fireplaces. but the story does not end there. stark embraced this piece of history. residents and guards kept in touch with former inmates.
germans made for him. the professor tracked down some of the former inmates who miss their time in new hampshire. >> he said, my two years in prison in america were the best years of my life. i happened to stumble upon a really important story and i' d better write it down. >> one of the best chapters of that story would happen 40 years after camp stark closed. in 1986, the first german-american friendship day was held in town. >> everybody seemed so happy to just see these faces of these people they knew again. >> since that day, two similar meet ups have been held in stark. something born in the shadow of
war became a symbol of peace. >> if everyone tried to do that, it would be a little bit better. adam: coming up next week, see sean mcdonald take on a title holding female arm wrestler. christmas is more than a month away but that isn' t stopping one new hampshire organization. stephanie: coming up, how operation santa is making care packages for our deployed troops. adam: plus on news 9 at 6:00, the search called off for a missing plymouth state student, a father' s plea for his son to return home. stephanie: and the nfl stepping up security after the paris attacks. increased security as the patriots take on the giants in
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announcer: right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. adam: some of santa' s little helpers created care packages in epping today for those who serve their country and keep us safe. stephanie: the marine corps family foundation once again held operation santa 603 an event that gathers food, toiletries, and goodies and ships them to service men and women overseas. volunteers met at the american legion post 51 and packaged everything from cough drops to cookies. organizer tricia fielding says they wouldn' t be able to send
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