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scram gold safety a orange line train fills with the doors. chaos. >> mother car jacked in the in her arms. now the man faces a judge as we learn new detallet about -- details about what happened after he was arrested. >> more temperature swings on rebound this weekend. >> take on the government the legal fight pitting the fbi and apple against one another. >> live from the channel 4 studios in boston. wbz news at noon starts right
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>> we begin with breaking news right now at noon. a water main break in seekonk forcing the early dismissal of the elementary school. the street is closed from fall river avenue to olney street they will be out water service for sometime this afternoon. now to a developing story man facing charges in a violent carjacking. >> prog cutors say he robbed -- prosecutors say he robbed a mother and her baby at westgate mall and took off in the car. it came to a crashing end a short time later. now we learn the suspect may have confessed. susie steimle is live in brockton this noon where the man face adjudge susie. >> reporter: faced a judge-- face adjudge susie. >> reporter: the prosecution said multiple time he admitted to stealing the woman's purse and her car.
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>> reporter: despite what the prosecution clearly described as an admission of guilt, jose court wednesday. he stands accused of holding a woman and her baby at gunpoint at the westgate mall in her car. >> he was in the car and saw us coming to the car and kind of he pretended he got in the wrong car and got out and started to walk out apologizing and turned around and said you know what i am going to take your car. >> reporter: the thief didn't make it far. about an hour after the car was stolen, it was wrapped around a telephone pole. mrs. arrested robles -- police arrested robles at that scene. >> he jumped out with a black pistol and purse and attempted to flee before being captured. >> reporter: his gun was a. b gun the is suspect appeared to not want-- bb gun and the suspect appeared to not want to harm her to leave the purse and take the child. >> the defendant said i will
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baby out of the car. >> reporter: the victim tells okay. >> i have the baby and my mom and we are healthy and safe and that's all we care about. >> reporter: and this is the notfirst time jose robles has been charged with carjacking he was sentenced to 6 years for that charge back in 2008 this newest charge may qualify him as a career criminal. susie steimle wbz news. >> thank you very much. for the update. terrifying moments on the orange line smoke pouring from a train forcing some passengers the train. now we are learning more about exactly what caused this. nicole jacobs is live at state nicole. >> reporter: chris it was anunfastened fixture due to to deterioration according to t
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and all the panic. with alarms sounding and commuters prying doors open panicked filled the platform. while smoke filled the air. >> there was a lot of smoke. people were kicking out the windows and the organize line trying to get out consider orange line trying to-- orange line trying to get out. >> reporter: a t rider shared the cell phone which tells the story of what was the unknown. the same feeling justin had. >> it was chaotic when i went down there. people were in panic. >> reporter: firefighters responded and quickly determined that the smoke was caused by an overheated motor made worse by a fallen slab. >> there was piece of sheet metal on the tracks. >> reporter: t officials spend the night and early morning inspecting all the cars on the line all passed and simply as a precaution they say 13 wall panels were replaced. but just above the state street station the old statehouse.
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john hancock wore to the inauguration. >> reporter: brian is is the president of the bostonian society old statehouse and is concerned about safety and history. >> it may not have been a serious situation but it is a matter of time before something unfortunate is going to happen again. >> reporter: the hope is that the scenes are minimizeed and this panic is avoided. taking a live look here at the state street t station again t officials are telling us that regularly scheduled vehicle maintenance will now be included in their regular checks and that will happen we are told every 8 or 9 weeks. this until they say that the 37- year-old orange line is officially replaced. wbz news. >> thank you very much for that update. turning to the weather now, there. here's a live look at the is city of boston.
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you may notice that a lot of the snow is gone. most of it really went away. >> yeah. a lot of places on the drive in to work you can tell we had some changes yesterday. and today it's nice and calm out there. >> it is. it's the wind is not strong. it's not as warm but it's not too bad either. this time of the year we should be in the 30s and we are at 44 in the city of boston. wind out of the west at 10 little colder. real feel is 39 degrees right now. still feeling a little colder. 39 on nose in nashua. 36 in keene and head back up to vermont 32 in springmont and the low a today mid-40s from the merrimack valley to taunton at 46. low 40s in the cape as well. we have had a good amount of is massachusetts. there are clouds building back to the west. and a few of these will hours. you will see some of the whyspy ones -- wispy ones move in and temperatures if the lower 40s
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across the board through the 7 to a 9 p.m. time frame and in fact we continue to dip overnight tonight staying dry staying quiet and 28 overnight tonight but 19 to 24 in the suburbs and there's a slight risk of a flurry the greatest chance to be across the berkshires but there's a front coming through tonight. so the wind kicks up a bit. and colder air comes in to the mix. we will be 10 degrees colder tomorrow that's before big warmup heading into the weekend. we will talk all about it coming up in a couple minutes. >> sounds good thanks very much. a huge hill hit and run driver is due in lowell. calvin sousa deliberate thely his bike. that seriously injured the teen who is still hospitalized in stable condition. randolph police are investigating a deadly shooting at a bar. the norfolk da says it happened outside the city limits saloon on north main street. a man in his 20s was killed there. gregory wright has been charged in the shooting.
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a tragic update this noon. a 10-month-old baby pulled from a south boston bathtub has died. the baby was found at a home on logan way last night and rushed investigators tell wbz they believe that this was an accident. new at noon two planes cried at detroit metro airport this morning what southwest jet were taxying. the planes wings clipped each on board. but no injuries were reported. lawyers for aaron an. suv in evidence that double murder. the defense team asked a judge to allow jurors to see the suv. prosecutors say hernandez was in the passenger seat leaned over and shot at another car killing 2 men in 2012. hernandez' lawyers argue jurors need to see the vehicle because
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about where people were seated and what they were doing. the dealership that learned the vehicle to hernandez wants it back. apple is taking on the government. today the company is refusing to comply with a court order forcing them to decrypt a cell phone belonging to a san bernardino attacker. mark albert reports from washington. >> reporter: federal investigators say is syed farouk and tashfeen malic brutally killed 14 people. >> we have one of the killers phones we have not been able to open. it's been over two months now and we are working on it. >> reporter: now a federal judge ordered apple to help the fbi hack into one of the shooters increpted iphones and every iphone has an optional auto erase feature to erase the phone if there's too many incorrect passwords entered. password has to disability
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unlimited number of pass codes to unlock the phone in an online letter to customers apple c emmett o says the u.s. government asked for something we do not have. and something we consider too dangerous to create. they asked us to build a back door to the iphone. cook explained the problem with that in a 60 minutes interview with charlie rose last year. >> the reality is if you put a back door in, that back door is for everybody for good and bad guys. >> reporter: apple has five days to file an appeal which could end up going all the way to the supreme court. mark albert for cb is s news, washington -- cbs news, washington. today pope francis is wrapping up his five-day trip to mexico. but before leaving he will celebrate mass 50 yards from the mexican boarder with el paso texas. this is a live look at the plane he is on. that is first time aa pope advice eted the area. the pope-- visited the area. he is expected to walk up to the fence to offer a personal
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the pope's mass will be simulcasted a the stadium at the u.s. side of the boarder. familiar face will be missing this year in foxborough participates ron jerod mayo is hanging up his cleats after 8 seasons in new-land. he announced his retirement via instagram last night. he thanked the krafts and team and fans. he has been plagued by injuries ending the last three seasons on the tam's injured reserve. he retires a week shy of his 30th birthday. coming up, lucky to be alive. three men rescued from boston harbor. how a quick thinking captain saved them. >> and ready to fly? why the water front along the hat shell will look a little different. >> and news travels fast but not in this case. how the local newspaper box
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were in the freeing cold water clinging to a life raft when another captain nearby heard their call for help. >> we saw the lights and about a half mile away the lights went out and you could see the silhouette of the tug and it was gone. >> i have my faith in joe and i am glad to be home and wall warm and dry. >> captain joe maloney pulled all three on their boa. he is friends with the tugboat captain. crews are on pothole patrol. 15 crews are repairing road damage. they spent the past few days identifying problem areas. the mayor is encouraging people to report any potholes in your neighborhood. the damage is caused by the deep freeze and then the warmer temperatures that we have seen over the past 48 hours or so. >> yeah. i mean yesterday it was in the 50s so. >> we were dealing with so,. >> yeah. >> it's like buckle up we have
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there are more temperature swings to come. today is in the middle and we drop off tomorrow and back up for the weekend. >> all right. >> only in new england and it was pretty dramatic. you are right. 16 below where we bot op out in worcester on sunday nine below in boston and 50s yesterday that's 69 degree difference. 63 in boston so, there's a reason for the pothole problems. one of them at least. in princeton beautiful shot temperatures 35 degrees. and the wind is a little gusty but not nearly as strong as yesterday so there's a little bit of a real feel of 31 degrees but nice blow skies and people are out -- blue skies and people are out doing skiing and we are talking about quieter times ahead. no significant storms in the forecast at least for a little bit. more melting too as weekend temperatures go 45 to 50. next time frame is the middle part of next week. we get a dip in the jet stream and pointing into the eastern third of the nation. focusing storm activity in the eastern seaboard.
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we may have to watch for potentially coastal storm that could impact us here through the middle part of the week. 44 in boston. 37 worcester most of us in the upper 30 toss low 40s. skies -- 30s to lower 40s. wove had clouds back across the berkshires and through worcester county and we will get into the clouds tonight a cold front is is back to the west. not a ton of moisture but as it comes through a quick sprinkle or flurry in the berkshires through american northern vermont. -- northern vermont and the wind kicks up tomorrow 10 degrees colder. high pressure fair weather build over the northeast, to end the week. so friday will be a similar day but less wind. and then the clouds increase late in the day on friday. that's the sign of the warmer air pushing in. so the warm front lifts across northern new england meaning a lot of clouds for us. maybe even a sprinkle or flurry early on saturday morning. but not a ton of moisture with that front and we break out the
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lower 50s for some of the warmest spots on saturday. tonight we dip into the 20s. and 27 in boston is probably about the lowest we will go. 19 in ja if ffrey some of the coldest spots in the upper teens. highs tomorrow about 10 maybe 12 degrees colder than today. most of us topping out in the low to mid-30s. that is little below where we should be this time of year and factor in the wind tomorrow. at 2 p.m., that north northwest wind 10 to 20 miles per hour you can knock off 10 degrees for the temperatures. it will feel like it's in the lower 20s for the wind chill values. cloud increase on friday less wind. 50 on saturday. upper 40s on sunday and looks like we stay mild heading into the beginning part of neck week cooling off by tuesday of the kathryn -- part of next week cooling off by tuesday. kathryn. a salem news box washed-up in wales.
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in decades and it couldn't have been in the water for more than few months and could -- and could have ended up there after traveled pretty far. >> it did. the summer there's going to be something new floating over the charles river. daredevils. >> that's right. in august red bull is bringing the competition to the hat shell. participants will create flying machines or so-called flying machines. they run and than they try to see how far they can fly over the river. >> on the "healthwatch" this noon, your parmesan cheese may have a little bit of is something extra in it. bloomberg news tested products labeled pure parmesan sold in stores from walmart to whole foods and found ingredients like sell yewos made from wood pulp and the stores say they are investigating the findings. coming up, from duchess to writer. >> the new job for kate
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ronda rousey making a stunning confession. >> she revealed she had suicidal phots thoughts after
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her of the undefeated title. she told he willent thought of having a family with her boyfriend helped her move past the suicidal thoughts. today kate middleton is taking on a new job a writer for the huffington post. she published a blog discussing her initiative focusing on mental health with children she says unresolved mental illness for kids could devastate their lives. and underdog wins best in show. >> cj the german short haired pointer took home the blue ribbon beating out the german shepherd who many thought would win. 2700 dogs excited. one notable good-bye last night was the last time the show for the announcer who called the show for 26 years. >> wishing him well. it's fun to watch. cj is a scute winner -- cute winter.
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the 32nd season of survivor. >> this year it's in cambodia and instead of two tribes there's three the theme brains against brawn against beauty and two of the contestants are from the boston area. the host told meet relationship with the audience is what makes the show so special. >> the fan base we have such a good relationship with them chris we do. we taught and this may sound crazy we talk about the audience i am saying things to the team like, remember, our audience likes this they do this and they are eating dinner while watching the show you know. we have this you will watch we will make it and you watch more and we will make another one. >> and don't miss the season premier tonight at 8 here on wbz. it was fun talking to jeff this morning. >> he is so enthusiastic, which you know i. think is a big part of it. >> they make tweaks to keep the show going and he says we never want to blow it up but make
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there's soon going tore a toy t-esla for kids. >> tesla is creating an electric model s for your little ones with working headlights and music. but like the adult version, this one can only go a max of 6 miles an hour and retail price is lower than a normal tesla starting at 500 dollars. >> more affordable. >> it doesn't have the heated steering wheel. >> probably not. governmenton through -- boston through the years. >> the video showing how one landmark has grown from a field to a place in the history books. >> and checking in with weather watchers this afternoon great to see reports coming in. temperatures running in the 40s even some 30s out there. we are 41 in brewster and plenty of sunshine yesterday had over 6/10 of an inch of rain and he said it's lunchtime. bird out feeding this afternoon. we will take one more look at
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we're living in a very competitive global economy, and if we are going to succeed, we need the best-educated workforce in the world. we should be making
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tuition-free. we're going to pay for it with a tax on wall street speculation. the taxpayers of this country bailed out wall street. it is time for them to start helping the middle class of this country. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. incredible new video of boston's history. >> it's thank to the city's archaeological program. sorry. this video shows the nathaniel hall area and takes you back to the beginning of the 400 year history as a city dock wild to see. >> that's cool. >> that's it for us today at noon. join us for the next newscast at 5. see you tomorrow morning at 4:30.
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>> dylan: patty wanted to warn me. that's why she broke out of fairview the night of the fire. she wanted to warn me. and when i asked her what it was that she wanted to tell me, if it had something to do with why she killed dr. anderson -- >> paul: d-dylan, look, i appreciate you looking for some reasonable explanation for what happened. but patty's beyond reason. she's beyond logic. she doesn't even remember being in dr. anderson's office. >> dylan: okay. all right. but if patty had a reason to be worried or frightened -- >> paul: she's always frightened. listen, her mind, her brain, has been attacking her for years, torturing her, turning her in to this person who does these horrible things. >> dylan: [ sighs ] >> paul: i have been where you are, trying to make sense of it, and, trust me, it cannot be


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