Skip to main content

tv   WBZ News  CBS  September 1, 2016 5:00pm-5:31pm EDT

5:00 pm
hurricane warnings are out there on either side. now tropical storm watches extend all the way up to atlantic city and coastal new jersey. much of the east coast is going to be dealing with strong winds from the storm. here's the track as we look through friday. moving its way through southeaster georgia and then right along the outer banks as we head into the start of the weekend. same story as yesterday. it's the is it a ulna happened south of -- it's the stall that happened south of long for about three or four days. so it will be a long time where it starts strong and gets weaker but will churn up surf. for friday, we're in the clear. we've got sunny skies tomorrow, beautiful day. saturday looks nice as well. if you have any plans to start the weekend, we should stay dry. it also looks like it will stay dry for a decent part of sunday
5:01 pm
at this point. by late sunday, we'll pick up the winds, see the scattered showers and the highest part is labor day monday. the best chance of seeing a steadier, heavier rainfall is south eastern massachusetts, toward the cape, the islands, the south coast. as you head up across the northern parts of vermont, you won't see any at all or very little at that. rip currents, northeast gael chance of seeing rainfall. right now we want to take a look behind the scene gathering information about hermine. pamela gardner has more about that tonight. >> reporter: for the past week, we've been anticipating hurricane hermine now. we talked with the hurricane research scientists before the experience about flying over hermine last night.
5:02 pm
sending it off the plane so that the forecasters and people who run forecast models have better information about what the hurricane is doing so they can make better forecasts. it can be very easy flights. they can be no turbulence at all. there could be pretty bumpy flights or feel like you are riding a roller coaster. some of the biggest bumps are like when you are a kid and you sit at the top of a sea saw and then someone on the drops you to the bottom. >> she says the storm reforms after it moves over florida next week, and she could be a part of that group that could go back to investigate it further. >> this is so important. people wonder how computer models work. they get better with good information put in at the start. pamela, thanks so much. >> thanks so much. people in florida's hurricane zone are being told to expect more than a foot of rain and maybe even tornadoes.
5:03 pm
schools have been closed down. governor rick scott warned everyone to take the storm seriously. he says people should prepare for storm surges, heavy winds and power outages. people living along the gulf coast, we know they are ready for the worst. >> sandbags, you know, trying to get everything ready, you know, tied down, things moved, vehicles out. >> health officials are also concerned that the storm could actually hamper efforts to control the spread of virus. mosquitoes, of course, breed in standing water. there will be plenty of that once hermine passes. of course the weather team will be tracking hermine around the clock. they will be shaping updates by the cbs boston weather app on our facebook page, on twitter and our web site, cbsboston.com where you can get the latest tracking maps, video forecasts, and our weather team's blog. paula? david, we have breaking news in milford. a deadly hit and run near the police station in that town.
5:04 pm
late this afternoon. the driver did not stop. so we have a crew on the way to the scene gathering information. we'll bring it to you as soon as we get it in to the newsroom. >> more breaking news now. a baby-sitter, police say, was drunk on the job. arlington police found the woman stumbling around the neighborhood when she was supposed to be watching a little boy. katie brace is live in arlington with the story. katie? >> reporter: paula, police say that the mom found the found that woman they say drunk and high on prescription drugs walking down the street with the toddler that she was supposed to be caring for. officers were called to eggertown road early yesterday morning afternoon for this woman stumbling down the street with a 3-year-old boy. neighbors saw her and thought something was wrong. she even tried to get into the wrong house. she is known to police for
5:05 pm
property offenses. the child's mom started using her in the spring when she found her on care.com to find a baby-sitter. police are now warning parents who use the site. >> they used the site in the past. they were surprised. >> reporter: now, we reached out they are still waiting to hear back from them. the 3-year-old, good news, is okay. as for devereaux, she will be charged with reckless endangerment of a child. katie brace, wbz news. in peabody, a helicopter made an emergency landing at the town's water treatment plant. police say the privately owned helicopter suffered a mechanical problem but was able to land without issues. the helicopter will be repaired
5:06 pm
see. a massive fireball on the launchpad at cape canaveral. a space ex rocket exploded. liam martin is here with the story. >> reporter: david, the explosion and loss of the rocket and satellite represent a major, if temporary, setback for space exploration. a test firing for space ex's falcon 9 rocket ended in a disasterrous explosion at cape canaveral. it was hauling a expand internet access into africa. >> it was a major loss for the owner of the amos 6 communication on board. thats what a $195 million satellite. that was destroyed. >> reporter: space ex released a statement saying there was an anomaly on the pad resulting in the loss of the vehicle and its pay load. it went on to say there were no injuries. the blast was felt miles away. billows of smoke pouring into the sky.
5:07 pm
problems before. commercial space company is a critical partner for nasa. they carry supplies and equipment to the international space station. >> nasa has a $1.6 billion contract with space ex to launch dragon cargo ships to the international space station. >> reporter: the reusable rocket along with the dragon spacecraft are designed to transport humans into space as well and those flights were scheduled for next year. it's unclear how today's explosion will affect that flight schedule. the next flight to the international space station that space ex was supposed to take was scheduled for november. it looks like that will have to be placed on hold. paula? >> imagine how much money exploded right there. liam martin, thanks so much. it was all a misunderstanding. police in shirley say the man who approached a jogger was just trying to help the woman, not hurt her. >> reporter: an investigation into a suspicious man who approached a woman out for a
5:08 pm
hoping. it turns out the driver was just trying to be nice. >> the good samaritan stopping because he thought the woman could use a bottle of water because she was jogging on a hot day. >> reporter: people in shirley were on high alert when a post warned people to be on the lookout for a man in a green van. a woman says she was jogging alone around 10:00 tuesday morning when a van drove toward her, forcing her off the road. her friend says what happened next raised red flags. when she was basking up to get away from -- she was backing up to get away from him, and there was someone in the back so she high tailed it and called authorities. >> reporter: the driver is a 70-year-old veteran who lives in town and transports handicapped people to medical appointments which was what he was doing at the time. >> the gentlemen he was transporting drinks a lot of water, and that's why there was water in the van. there was nothing more than that.
5:09 pm
misunderstanding with a happy ending. >> i'm happy because there are good people in the world. >> reporter: police did stress the jogger did the right thing by reporting something she believed to be suspicious. they say they would rather find out a concern is unfounded than not investigate at all. reporting from shirley, anna miler, wbz news. surprise, surprise, tom brady will be the patriots' starting quarterback tonight. enjoy it because you won't see him again for four weeks. >> will face the giants. steve burton is live now at met life stadium in new jersey. hi, steve. >> reporter: hello, guys, yes. thank you very much. this comes as a surprise, but tom brady will get the start. garofalo will sit. it caught some people off guard, especially the teammates here. does it make sense? i'm not the coach but bill belichick has decided to make the decision and stick with it. patriots arrived at the stadium around 4:00 this afternoon.
5:10 pm
keep in mind, this will be the final game until week five against cleveland. as for garofalo, some will argue that he needs more note. >> dan roche will be calling the game for you. are you surprised he would start? >> it's hard to figure these out. it's hard to know when you have the incident with the scissors. now you are bill belichick and you are thinking he's not going to play until october, snaps. maybe garofalo needed some on offense. so we go from there. i'm not surprised at anything that's going on with the quarterbacks. >> reporter: didn't you think garofalo needed more work? >> the head coach is a better judge than we are. when you watch him, you say sure. all i know is that on the internet, steve, on twitter, it is the rage right now. it's been the debate all week.
5:11 pm
wrestling an alligator saying i am, i am, i am, and tom brady. >> we're going to revisit that video, steve. >> reporter: oh, let's not. [ laughter ] >> see you, guys. don't miss the pre-season finale, the official patriots station. the fun start as the 7:00. >> as for the aforementioned fun steve had with the alligator. oh, we have that. >> we'll show you the studio guest who got t we can call steve the alligator wrangler now. >> plus, donald trump finally delivering his immigration plan. the supporter who enthusiastically endorsed him just weeks ago but now says trump has gone too far. >> move in day is always eventful for college stunts in boston. the nasty surprises some found in their apartments. >> also coming up new at 6:00 tonight, a mother left thinking her 5-year-old had been kidnapped after jetblue put the little boy on a plane to boston
5:12 pm
tonight she is demanding
5:13 pm
tv-commercial
5:14 pm
barbara moussette: kelly came through for me and my husband, and i am just forever grateful... with my husband in cancer treatment, we fell behind on our bills, and we needed our tax refund to catch up... ...but hackers had stolen it. we were the victims of identity theft. i was terrified - we faced losing our home. we reached out to kelly ayotte. but she went to the irs and she fought for us. thanks to kelly, we got our refund and we kept our home. kelly ayotte: i'm kelly ayotte and i approved this message. campaign 2016, donald trump's immigration speech is already having an impact, and not the one he wanted.
5:15 pm
hispanic supporters are jumping ship now saying he's gone too far. jon keller is here. jon, the campaign has been touting this softening of his stance on immigration issues all of a sudden. >> reporter: yeah, they have, for several weeks now. his well received appearance alongside mexico's president yesterday seemed to be a step down that road, but the new trump tone didn't last very long. with last night's speech at a rally in phoenix sounding more harsh than that proved to be too much, even for the pro trump latinos on the national hispanic advisory council for item that held a -- for trump that held a widely publicized meeting with him. several of them said today they are quitting that council in disgust over trump's remarks including the head of a prominent organization of conservative latinos. >> he gave the impression, the campaign gave the impression until yesterday morning that he
5:16 pm
undocumented in a compassionate way. in that speech, he's definitely saying it's even worse than he initially proposed. >> reporter: another member of that council called the group a scam. on the plus side for trump, his return to immigration red meat has excited his core supporters, but they were all set to vote for him anyway. these defections are a sign th efforts to broaden that support. that's what he's got to do, paula. his polling can't get past the low 40s. that's not going to get it done on november 8. >> he already had those people. as you've been pointing out, hillary clinton hasn't had the greatest stretch, and he really missed the opportunity to jump on that. >> reporter: the tightening polls you are seeing nationally and swing states reflect her support dropping a little bit. she's losing her convention
5:17 pm
weeks? what kind of campaign is thatp in add in the negative headlines about her e-mails, the clinton foundation and the generally negative view of secretary clinton and no wonder this race is a tight race. >> 2016 continues to be a head scratcher. >> two gangs who can't shoot straight against each other. >> jon keller, thanks. democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine was in new hampshire today. he was blasting trump and visit to mexico while defending hillary clinton. it has been 271 days since clinton held a news conference, but kane says she takes questions every day during informal events. today clinton picked up the endorsement, by the way, of two four-star generals. the weather office is buzzing. >> yes, they are. i don't want to see geeked up, but slightly geeked up, right? not only do you have to deal
5:18 pm
hermine hits florida but what's going to happen to us. >> people think of meteorologists as just the mereds, and we are, who -- just the nerds, and we are, just watching the clouds. we are regular people, too, who have plans trying to plan out saturday, sunday, and monday. we have a cold front, a few downpours. many are excited to see that in neighborhoods this afternoon. of course we have hurricane hermine, which is about to make landfall. we'll focus on that in a moment. we want to focus on a few downpours with thunder and lightning popping up as they move off toward the south and east. we've seen beneficial rainfall mixed in here. especially down toward the cape and a couple of downpours likely in the evening. one right now is moving its way down newburyport. also have heavier rains on the outskirts of lexington. maybe a little rumble of thunder in the line as it moves off toward the south and east.
5:19 pm
next few hours and will dry out tonight. drier air moves in. in fact, tomorrow is a beautiful day. it will be a great september afternoon. we're looking at temperatures that will hover in the 70s as we move into lunchtime in the afternoon. we have bright skies and a gorgeous day to be in the outdoors. sunset at 7:16. high temps about 73 to 78 across the area which is where we should be for this time of year. now we talk about where hermine is headed. point in its life. you see the center of circulation lifting northward up toward apalachicola in florida. so the track takes this right along the eastern seaboard as we head toward saturday. the same idea into late saturday, sunday, monday, tuesday and wednesday of next week. it's going to get due east of atlantic city and stop. it's going to spin there for several days. as it spins, it will also weaken. what that's going to do is create a big opportunity to
5:20 pm
lot of beach erosion, especially with long island to the mid-atlantic. planning out the weekend, tomorrow's nice. saturday looks nice as well. we'll see increasing cloud cover from south to north, but it is a dry day. even most of sunday could stay dry before our first rain showers start to lift up first along the cape, the islands and south coast. then they try to get inland, but i don't think they will make it to far. i'm not expecting a lot of rainfall north and west of boston. we'll lay out scenarios. the best case and this is the most likely scenario that we get some bands of rain into monday, and tuesday, the south coast, the cape and islands are most at risk to get heavier rain. but we want that rain. 20 to 40 mile-per-hour wind gusts. we'll get at least minor beach erosion out of this. the worsest case and most unlikely skin -- the worst case and most unlikely scenario
5:21 pm
outlier. sunday some showers develop and it will be gusty at the coast. a cool, gray labor day and our highest chance of seeing rainfall. we could see over an inch in southeastern massachusetts. that's the good thing. there's your accuweather seven- day. a much cooler stretch for us. david and paula, there is a chance the system could be here all next week drifting offshore. >> take a few days. eric, thanks. >> eric, thank you. we want to give you an update on breaking news in milford where there has been a deadly hit and run. this image is from surveillance video of a person killed on main street near a police station in milford. police believe this was the truck responsible. a tractor-trailer, as you can tell, blue with red fenders may be headed toward boston. again, this happened on main street in milford about an hour ago. a person there in the road was hit and killed. as soon as we get more
5:22 pm
along to you. first, he refused to stand during the national anthem. >> now san francisco 49ers' colin kaepernick is being criticized again this time nor what he had on his socks. >> coming up at 5:30. i had technology in an unlikely place. virtual reality in a rest home. the heart warming reception from the senior citizens there. it's not even labor day but we'll show you how wal-mart
5:23 pm
dear fellow citizen, i know what it's like to live a full life. but living for today doesn't mean forgetting about tomorrow. most people spend more time planning their vacation than they do for retirement. but i like to think of retirement like it's a 30-year vacation. so how are you going to get there? don't worry. it just takes some planning. and i can help. so if you have a question about retirement, ask me.
5:24 pm
narrator: "by almost every measure, public charter schools have been a success." "they are models of inspiration." with "impressive results" and "eye-catching educational gains." it's turned my son's life around. narrator: "charter schools amount to hope" for kids all across massachusetts. question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education.
5:25 pm
. on the bz feed tonight, last week colin kaepernick made a lot of people angry when he refused to stand for the national anthem. >> he is being criticized again. this time for of all things, his socks. he's wearing black so hats on them. the national association of police organizations is not happy. kaepernick posted on instagram that he is protesting "rogue cops who put the community in danger." he points out that he has family and friends who are police officers who work to protect all people. i think this is one of those things where he has every right to do all of these things, but now he realizes he has to hear
5:26 pm
>> his pre-season game is in san diego and it's military appreciation night. it will be interesting to see the reaction he gets. steve burton may think twice the next time he wants to have a critter on set. >> you have to see what happened last night. take a look. >> hold him tight. >> i am! i am! >> hold him >> here's steve taping a segment for sports final with the folks from rain forest reptile who are awesome. you are holding the alligator, steve. i was in here watching you because i had to see it. how did you hold on to that thing? >> reporter: well, first of all, michael from the rain forest reptile told me to get closer. he was holding a crocodile. i was wondering if the two would get along. they did not get along.
5:27 pm
than i thought. i'm thankful i didn't drop it but it was hart pumping. i was scared to death, but we managed. >> it was impressive, steve, though. you had cat-like reflexes holding on to that thing. hats off. >> good job, steve. >> you looked good in the end, too. >> the lady made me look bad because she grabbed it and calmed it down. >> she smiled and wasn't afraid at all. >> reporter: . joanie was great. >> appreciate it steve burton down live at game. -- patriots game. very happy to hear steve is doing well. new school year, new surprises. coming up, some of . wild things student renters have dealt with in their boston apartments today and a buzzing over a bee invasion at city hall. >> between burton and roche-y, we have a rat battle champion in the sports department. coming up, the impacts of hermine as it makes its way up
5:28 pm
5:29 pm
hey how's it going, hotcakes? hotcakes. this place has hotcakes. so why aren't they selling like hotcakes? with comcast business internet and wifi pro, they could be. just add a customized message to your wifi pro splash page and you'll reach your customers where their eyes are already - on their devices. order up. it's more than just wifi, it can help grow your business. you don't see that every day. introducing wifi pro, wifi that helps grow your business. comcast business.
5:30 pm
three breaking stories right now at 5:30. milford police just releasing images of a tractor-trailer believed to have killed a pedestrian. officers say the victim, a woman in her 50s, was hit on main street around 4:00 p.m., right across from the police station there. now police releasing those

22 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on