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nightclub owner found buried a few months ago. >> reporter: frank -- is no stranger to the feds here. when the frail looking 82-year- old walked into the courtroom, he looked at the prosecutor and cracked fancy seeing you here. this is no joke to one family that's waited two decades for justice. >> for 23 years old, the family has had more questions than answers, so they're hoping now at some their questions answered and eventually, justice for steven. >> reporter: steven desaro was the owner of the channel nightclub in boston and disappeared on may 10th, 1993. earlier this year, his remains were found in providence, rhode island. when-- was charged with killing a witness, no name was given
killed. but the date was the same date on the court affidavit. it's one wise guy lying about another. >> he denies these charges and always has, always will. the case will go to trial. >> reporter: he admitted to congress in 2003 that he killed numerous gang rivals. he's been in the witness protection program since bulger. >> the witness from what i understand from the news was steve fleming who says on a particular day at a particular time he happened to be in the neighborhood and witnessed the crime. it's untrue. >> reporter: prosecutors say selemi fled from the witness protection program. he could face the death
i'm david robichaud. a developing story that he can affect the commute home. a cement trip tipped over. it's not blocking the track but trains have so run slower than normal. commuters may see delays of up to 15 minutes. this was a welcome sight across massachusetts today. we're talking about rain. >> absolutely. the steady rain like we saw in littleton is exactly what the area needs. but the showers are moving out. moving in. >> it's going to be all about the heat. but it was a welcome change. and a lot of communities saw between a quarter of an inch and an inch of rainfall. and there's still just a little bit of shower activity. one lone downpour is coming back. and no lightning with it. we have heavy rain from lane to peabody. and this is all moving off to
ocean in a few. all of this rain in worcester is heading east. any leftover shower activity ends in the next few hours and tomorrow it's hot and humid. today's highs in the 70s to low 80s. just an isolated risk of a storm. heat advisories in effect for all of southern new england except for the coast and cape for feels-like temperatures over 100 degrees. we'll talk about ho heat is going to stick around in a few minutes. investigators are sorting through hundreds of tips as they try to find a person who killed a jogger. christina hager is live in princeton with the latest on this story. >> reporter: vanessa marcotte is one of three women murdered while out exercising in the last two weeks in three different states. and those tragedies have some
>> are you ready? set, go. >> it's the regular run of the suburban striders. an 11-year-old running club of women. the group is running at the wes tin high school track. but for the rest of the week, each runner is on her own. the murder of vanessa marcotte is top of mind. >> i think it makes us stop and think. this woman was out at 1:00 in she's in her neighborhood. and look what happened. >> i've had people approach me and say some things that were scary. and it opens your eyes. >> i have to think about where i'm going to be, do i need to tell someone. >> they rarely listen to music. they vary their routes and avoid trails unless they have a running partner. all things men don't have to
we have to accept. most of us always know we have to be more careful. >> the tragedy in princeton is causing a reevaluation, but no one is getting off the road. >> it's not going to top me from running. but it's taken away from some enjoyment of running. >> some women are using pepper spray, tracking apps, and of course, running what one self-defense expert says women can do to give a fighting chance. christina hager, wbz news. if you have any information about vanessa marcotte's death. police want to hear from you. you can remain anonymous.
deadly. thomas maxwell pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and battery. last night he killed 32-year- old donald o'malley in a fistfight. maxwell's attorney insisted he acted in self-defense. a popular back bay restaurant is closed because of health code violations. 20 code violns and they wore the glovers longer than they should have. campaign 2016 tonight. whatever donald trump meant when he suggested that supporters of the second amendment could take care of hillary clinton. the secret service has had more than one conversation with the trump campaign about the comment. the republican nominee wants to move beyond the issue, particularly as hillary clinton
e-mail crisis. as craig boswell shows us, trump's controversy is not going away. >> reporter: donald trump stuck to his message. >> this is what it is, okay. >> but it was an off the cuff remark about hillary clinton that's dominating headlines. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people -- maybe there is. i he says he was rallying voters, not inviting violence. >> on a day when hillary clinton should have multiple problems in the eyes of the american public. >> that's a reference to multiple e-mails, 300 pages of them newly released to ooh conservative watchdog group. one e-mail between a clinton
appears to -- on finding a job. and a clinton spokesman denies the connections. >> clinton is focusing on job creation in des moines. >> in my first hundred days, we are going to do some big investments in infrastructure and clean energy, technology, and advanced manufacturing and small business. >> reporter: the clinton campaign has formed a new of elite republicans and independents who say they will work to elect her. the trump campaign says the clinton e-mails reveal more of her character flaws and proof that she sees public office as a way to get rich. and check out this scene at trump tower. this is a live picture. this man is climbing the skyscrapers, juicing suction --
and the area of 5th avenue below the building is right now shut down. the countdown is on. the patriots' first preseason game is a little more than 24 hours away now. >> steve burton is live in foxborough tonight. >> no one is more pumped up than i am. day two of joint practices. the two teams practiced in a that's what they do in football. best side of the day. julian edelman making catches. there are concerns he could have reinjured his surgically repaired left foot but he looked fine. >> jimmy garoppolo and the rest of the team are looking forward to the preseason opener. >> it's a different feel and you get the butterflies and it's awesome.
days and now we get to go out and play. >> it's awesome even though it's just a preseason game. running through the tunnel. putting the jersey back on. it's going to be a great experience to get the juices flowing again. >> posed for team pictures together. tomorrow night will not be so friendly. the patriots open the gillette stadium. patriots and saints get underway at 7:30 and we'll bring you the post game press conferences after the game on 5th quarter. you can see it right here on wbz. the violent spree blamed on one man in worcester that included an attack on a woman while she was driving. families of crime victims
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losing their son to violence was tough enough but as one local family discovered the next hardship was paying for a funeral. and now they're calling on the city >> as beth germano shows us the mayor is looking for help. >> when glenn murphy's cousin was gunned down on mattapan street in june, the emotional toll was one thing. the financial toll was another the family couldn't afford. >> boom, here you go. and now you got to figure out a way to put this man to rest and
goes along with it. >> funerals can cost $4000 and obtaining upfront funds so quickly is where the peace institute has been trying to fill in the gaps. >> we try to tap into our resources, whatever that looks like. and just make it happen for them. the challenge is when it's not there. when we have to be creative. >> reporter: a victims compensation fund is available at the attorney general's office. usually enough to cover funeral expenses but it can take months to access. the peace institute is looking to the city for a more permanent revenue stream to help the families left behind, something mayor marty walsh says he supports if the logistics can be worked out. >> resources for families who lose loved ones would be important. we have to put parameters
it for everybody. >> the cemetery was willing to delay payments. >> maybe just a public service for our organization to make sure that we can help people in need. >> i can't even describe how much of a weight was lifted. >> to make sure a life cut short ends with dignity. >> reporter: beth germano, wbz news. hundreds of delta flights are not taking off. the airline canceled 300 total number of canceled flights to 2100. that's when the airline experienced a power outage. the computer problem and the ripple effect could cost delta tens of millions of dollars. passengers have been offered vouchers and refunds until things are back to normal. governor signed an economic development bill that will help out many businesses including draft kings, the online fantasy
even though new regulations were created, draft king's founders say the new law will help them. >> regulation can bog down but if done the right way it allows it to continue to flourish and it will help and make it so we can grow faster and do it in the right way. massachusetts is the 8th state to put fantasy sports laws into place. >> we walk out the door. is is it going to be lousy. >>e it. >> lawns were going ah. >> probably feeling like 102 in some communities. a few leftover showers right now. live doppler looking at a couple of quick downpours.
widespread. one right from marble head stretching to essex county. and no lightning with these but real heavy rainfall as it continues to push off the coastline. otherwise, we have a few spotty showers. and down near the south side of acton. and a few more through marlborough. and a few additional downpours through insure ruse bury. a lot of over the next couple of hours. in boston, we picked up 2/10 of an inch. it's been a while but we'll take any raindrops we can get. reading, .9 inches. same in danvers and randolph. why did we have so much? the dew point, the moisture.
70s in some spots. that's a soupy air mass and the humidity is going to stay with us for days. 80 from manchester to lawrence. these are the warmest temperatures we've been seeing all day. so steadiest rain is done and a few lingering showers and the threat for thunderstorms tomorrow will be pretty minimal. it's all about the heat that's been building in part of the country. so besides a shower or two between now and 7:00 or 8:00. many of us will be drying with partial clearing through the evening hours. and may make for a nice sunset. patchy fog develops and warm, humid, 73 for an overnight low. and we'll be mainly dry and look at the highs. 96 in boston. the record to beat the 99. this is some extreme heat.
humidity on top of it. and this is the forecast heat index. it's right around 100 degrees and that's the reason why the heat advisory is in effect for most of the day tomorrow. it's also going to be hot. 90degrees at kickoff. any showers and thunderstorms tomorrow should be focused to our south and west. friday we start with partly cloudy skies and thunderstorms friday afternoon and evening. once again, it's going to be hot. this is a four day heat wave for some cities in town. the front is going to cool us off a bit. monday, tuesday, and wednesday, keeping the threat for the shower or storm but not as hot. the jefferson memorial in washington is being overtaken by a mix of bacteria, algae,
it. the biofilm has grown dramatically. the park service is going to experiment with different solutions. a dog that suffered terrible abuse has a new family. investigators say maverick was so badly abused that he chewed off part of his own foot free himself from a tether. the former owner is facing animal cruelty charges. >> he looks as happy as can be. she's been a pop icon and a vegas attraction. >> the next big name coming to carpool karaoke. a harvard researcher discovered -- and wbz talking exclusive with a family who found
at all. researchers at harvard say the level of industrial toxins in some public drinking water is more than the epa considers to be safe. they've been used for more than half a century to make food wrappers, clothing, and pots and pans. they have been linked to cancer, high cholesterol, obesity, and can affect hormone levels. about 6 million affected in 33 states and that's probably an underestimate. >> just leeching in? >> some manufacturers have stopped using these and some have not. >> and you have information about diet and mind. >> if you're drinking dirty water, at least you can try to eat a healthy diet. and there's more evidence that you are what you eat, especially when it comes to your brain.
rich in fruit, leafy greens, beans, olive oil, and fish can help slow memory loss but actually improve memory and attention and language. and not just for seniors. the benefits were seen in younger people. >> there's help for me. >> veggies, fruits. >> i should do that and then get some memory. what's your name? >> i'm not telling you. the insecticide appe be working and killing mosquitoes with zika in miami. crews are finding on average one infected mosquito per day in the windwood neighborhood. there have been 21 confirmed zika cases in the windwood neighborhood. workers dropped insecticide into 150,000 storm drains, and the public awareness campaign encourages residents to get rid of standing water.
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news at five. police call it a one man crime spree and here's the suspect who's facing charges for violent crimes in worcester. among them kidnapping, rape, and robbery. >> investigators say he did all of that in less than an hour. jim myth is live in woos we are the story. jim-- >> this is a frightening story. it took a long time to read all of these charges in court. ce downright terrifying. this was a string of violent crimes. >> two counts of aggravated rape -- >> reporter: and that was only the beginning. antonio damon facing a dozen charges, crimes committed in the space of an hour. it all began tuesday when they charged him with forcing his way into a woman's office and raping her.