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a snap chat scandal, high school boys targeted for racy pictures and emergency at a firefighter's home. two shootings and an arrest and then police say they found more weapons. and a driver goes air born into the canal, police charged him. >> live from the channel 4 studios in boston, this is wbz news at 11:00 p.m. now at 11:00 p.m. for naked photos. police warn whoever is behind the account is targeting boys in high school. wbz's julie loncich is live outside the school now where the principal met with the entire class. julie? >> reporter: school has not even been in session a fuel week yet and already the principal and police department met with every sophomore to discuss the seriousness of the situation.
popular social media apps but now administrators feel someone has been using snap chat to target and take advantage of minors. >> screen shots. everything. just if you get a hold of it it won't go away. >> reporter: friday they learned someone created a fake account and tried to solicit pictures from students. the police department was notified and it was determined sophomore boys specifically targeted. and some of them may have responded with compromising photographs. >> i am afraid i am not surprised. seems nomatter -- they are not necessarily thinking when they do it. you know, we think they know but maybe they don't. >> the principal addressed the sophomore class and sent home a letter to parents informing
person who created the account is a student, male or female or an adult. administrators are urging parents to talk to their children about the permanentance of the -- permanence of the internet. >> you have to be careful, you have to know who you are talking to. >> reporter: sending explicit photographs qualifies an child julie loncich, wbz news. police are investigating a deadly crash where a car went off the road and into the woods late this afternoon. what we know is that the victim is an older man and the only person in the car. investigators are trying to figure out why he lost control. firefighter is recovering from a gun shot wound and he is under arrest. police who know him can't explain the chaos police found
>> reporter: the firefighter who works here has no priors. i went by and spoke with a woman who says he is the greatest man she ever met. >> units responded. minutes later they heard two gun shots. >> phone call led police to this house. a firefighter and police found themselves in a stand off tuesday morning that firefighter's home. the firefighter later identified as joseph own house. >> this person was distraught. >> reporter: his wife was the only other person inside and was not harmed. his dog ran out the front door that was open. they shot the dog out of fear of it attacking an officer. the dog survived. >> he was upset about the dog being shot. the best thing you can do is
to this. >> reporter: he was arraigned from the hospital and charged with assault and discharge of a firearm within a dwelling. police found 13 guns total. all legally owned in the house. >> rifles. shotguns. and assault rifle. >> reporter: no comment from the mayor or the fire chief. the police chief doesn't know the firefighter but can understand being distressed. >> we deal with a lot of stress. we can maybe he was under stress. >> the firefighter is still in the hospital. he has a hearing friday. chantee lans, wbz news. the visitor that just won't go away. what is left of hermine is off the coast tonight. and it is expected to bring us more rain tomorrow. eric fisher is here now. when is hermine gone for good? >> we are tired of this one. thursday morning working off the coast, further out to sea.
while yet. the center of circulation. all that rainfall. we would like to see it over land but we have light showers this evening as low cloud cover. wave heights are starting to lower. still rough. a better situation than last night. heading to the beaches tomorrow, we will have cloud cover and a rip current risk. rough seas through wednesday. showers expected tomorrow and drizzle. not a lot and we will be talking about the warmth but for tomorrow clouds, breaks of sunshine, muggy day and scattered showers. temperatures up into the 70s tomorrow afternoon. after that 80s, a chance at 90 degrees. a look at the rest of the week in a few minutes. >> thank you. developing now, police are investigating a suspicious death in new hampshire. a woman's body found in her home where some investigators
suits. wbz's jim talked to her son. >> we are not sure what happened. >> reporter: he comforts his son at the scene of his mother's death. a death investigators consider suspicious. on monday new hampshire police found the body inside this home. he says the victim is his former wife. >> it is real tough to see him. only >> absolutely. you know? it is his mother. you know? >> reporter: not knowing is -- >> that is hard. it was a shock this morning when they knocked on the door. shock. >> reporter: one of the toughest things was breaking the news to their son. >> i don't see why anyone did this. it was just -- i don't know who -- i don't know who she angered that much. i don't know if they had a
nothing so far. >> reporter: police spent the day at the home. spin protective suits. there were marks near one of the windows. he says there had been problems with a furnace in the past and she had a male roommate at one point. authorities are conducting an autopsy. beyond that, not much information. >> trying to continue on with life but it is not the same. never will be the same because of how big a change it will make m the home here and taken by police it the medical examiner's office for the autopsy. jim smith, wbz news. police say a go pro video helped them to charge a driver in a deadly hit-and-run crash. he was drunk and speeding when he hit a woman on saturday and then took off. he did turn himself in on
killed a woman. the woman crossing the street when the car hit her. she not a student. the battle over police body cameras in boston headed to a courtroom today where the commissioner took to the stand to support his decision to force officers to wear the body cameras. the police union is fighting it. arguing it should be a similarity process -- voluntary process. a police officer was fired this afternoon. he pleaded not guilty at his arraignment today. he has been banned from campus. a confession in a cold case. a minnesota man admits he kidnapped and killed a 11-year- old boy in 1989 but he will never be charged with the murder. danny heinrich told police he sexual assaulted and killed
congress passed a law named after jacob wetterling requiring states to establish sex offender registries. today a judge set bill cosby's trial for next june. facing accusations he drugged and raped a woman in 2004. the judge reveled that bill cosby is now blind and will get whatever accommodations he needs to take part in his defense. tonight there is a new national poll donald trump a -- gives donald trump a slight edge but cbs predicts hillary clinton winning the electoral votes. wbz's liam martin is live with more. >> reporter: donald trump turned things around but polls from the battle ground states show hillary clinton with a lead. each trying to sell themselves with the best policy on
clinton. >> good psychology. i know that. >> reporter: donald trump rallied a crowd in north carolina saying if elected he would give a simple command. >> they will have 30 days to submit a plan for quickly defeating isis. >> reporter: donald trump's camp reveals military brass backing him hillary clinton had a come back. >> we had 89. >> reporter: hillary clinton has to close a gap with voters but she built up a lead in many states. >> hillary clinton would be in position to get more than 270 votes that she would need. >> reporter: both candidates will appear wednesday night add a forum in northern california. a poll out today shows hillary clinton up 4 points nationally
approaching, it is now the state polls that both will be keeping an eye on. elizabeth warren will campaign with hillary clinton friday. >> thank you. this is the best assignment of the year for students, give up home work. the goal is to give kids more time with their families. the expectation is students will do their work during the day. starting this year the school day is 2 schools. >> we want kids to go home at 4:00 p.m. tired. we want their brain to be tired. we want them to enjoy their families. we want them to go to soccer practice, football practice and we want them to go to bed and that is it. >> and that is it. the school will be evaluating the ban next summer to decide whether to expand it. debates between parents and teachers.
p.m. >> the man plunges into the canal and police say he did on purpose. >> campus closed. the next step for thousands of college students who were shut out of itt tech. >> plus the crime against a local clown who helped sick children. >> heat returns to the east, even a chance at 90 degrees. we will look at that and the
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new charges tonight for a driver who sped off a bridge and crashed into the canal. cell phone video captures him swimming back to the shoreline after his car started to sink. police say he drove into the water on purpose. >> i have never seen anything like this in my life. >> like watching a movie. >> hit the guard rail. went over the edge. took out the wires. >> somehow the driver wasn't
closing all campuses, itt tech schools shut down before the semester even began. right now that means thousands of students are left scrambling to make plans. wbz's louisa moller is live where students are searching for answers tonight. >> reporter: itt tech says the federal government slapped it with sanctions,, the federal government said the school was misleading students and now students are left th plan. >> would have been done a year from now. >> reporter: he put his trust in itt tech. the new hampshire man hopes the college could help him further his career in computer technology. >> i am -- i am -- scout leader. i am a -- i am a dad. i am a husband. trying to pick up as much knowledge as i can. and i -- i really had to work
itt tech students put on hold when they closed all 130 u.s. campuses, including in massachusetts. and cost 8,000 jobs. >> disappointed for the students. >> reporter: no surprise to the attorney general who sued the company. and just a week ago ey students who use financial aid saying the company had become a risk to students and taxpayers. >> for property schools are predicated on taking in as much money as possible by way of federal student loans. doing little for students and make nothing vestors rich all the while -- investors rich --
payments to itt tech, save all documentation and reach out about applying to discharge federal student loans. louisa moller, wbz news. police are searching for the thief who stole a golf cart from a clown. not just any clown. a clown raising money for sideliners hospital. police are asking for the public to help out. anyone with information call li going on. right now we have cool and humid. weird. >> one more thing hermine -- [ talking at the same time ] [ laughter ] >> yes. clammy outside this evening. hermine off the coast. brought tropical air along for the ride. 60s. doesn't feel that cool outside. a long time we have been talking about hermine.
became a hurricane in the gulf. max intensity. and then the path off the eastern seaboard taking the left hook and drifting off to the south. the original forecast was closer into new jersey. causing a higher impact for them. tonight a look at it right off the coast line. rain bands moving along the coast and low clouds and drizzle locally. nothing heavier. not too many people would complain about that. we need it. really the lasting impact rough seas and beach erosion before it gets off shore tomorrow. tonight mostly cloudy. a chance for a shower, fog. mid-60s. a muggy 60. and tomorrow same idea. unsettled day. more clouds than sunshine. at least sun breaking out. when that happens temperatures
humid. winds to the east, southeast, and scattered showers. additional rain. highs in the 70s to around 80. contingent on if your town sees sun. if you don't get a break, lower 70s tomorrow. a look at the track. movers northeast. so it is stopping its westward track. moving towards nantucket. over the island tomorrow night and thursday mo a weaker storm. that is it. a chance for rain. early morning shower on thursday before sunny breaks and that brings in the warmth. hermine right now holding the heat at bay. all across the eastern united states except for at home because we have the onshore flow. once that moves out, warmer weather. thursday we get above 80. friday a chance at 90 degrees. a weak cold front moves
westerly wind that will bring in drier air. weekend. saturday, bright, warm, 80s. and then a front approaches towards sunday morning. this might bring a couple showers or a thunderstorm. i am not expecting a lot of rain. the story is, a warm stretch for september. 80s to 90 from thursday on. and the only day with lower humidity is going to be saturday. amuy stretch too. your -- a muggy stretch too. your seven-day fore, sunshine monday and tuesday. sunday isolated storms. i don't think it is an all day thing. >> thank you. today the last howard johnson's restaurant closed. the location had been in business for 50 years. the chain once numbered 800 across the country but now sadly there is just one.
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okay. did i hear this right, the patriots are the underdogs -- >> got to be because of the quarterback situation. >> only thought come up with here. >> they will be just fine. they will be fine. patriots gearing up for sunday night's game against the cardinals in arizona. yes, back to the desert. who the captains gronkowski, matthew slater and high tower. -- hightower. >> good to see him back on the field today after missing practice on sunday. wide receiver was on the physically unable to perform list after undergoing surgery in the off season. number 80 said he is ready to roll this season.
without tom brady. >> we have been working a lot. we got a lot of reps together. so -- you know, no different. just -- get out there and practice as much as we can. get ready. prepare. >> patriots made a trade today. aquering a quarterback from the -- acquiring a quark from the eagles. he had one interception last year. patriots game day will get you ready, sunday morning, 11:30 a.m. on wbz. and after the game, the wbz sports is driven by bmw. test drive a bmw today at your massachusetts bmw center or visit us at www.bmwmass.com -- after the game, the fifth quarter post game show. >> sox left four men on base. a two run homer. a solo home run. back to back.
looks solid so far. the yankees did the sox a favor tonight topping the blue jays in the bronx. if they win they will be tied for first place. doc rivers, there he is. with brad stevens. proceeds going to work spart that helps keep teens in school. even though he lives in los angeles, he comes back every year for his favorite boston charity. >> this is so nice. i mean, it is -- you know, all started with field of dreams. we kind of copied them. really nice. guys get a chance to play on the garden floor. they would never have this opportunity and raising money at the same time. >> it is great.
a part of an organization that benefits the community, the youth of the community, you know, and -- and then be part of a, you know, an avent like this where people -- an event like this where people are excited. it is a fun night. >> two great guys. two great coaches. >> one great charity as well. thank you very much. appreciate it. boston's finest taking on castaways. meet
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