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. now at 5:30, two people hit by a tow truck and neighbors in newton say this busy intersection is dangerous. one of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries. i'm lisa hughes. >> i'm liam martin. bill shields is live for us with more tonight. >> reporter: this center, so everyone around here knows how crazy this can be with all the roads coming together here. this couple had dinner across the street, stepped out into the crosswalk and the tow truck driver had a green light but apparently didn't see them. >> definitely have to look both ways because cars are coming at you from every direction. >> reporter: pedestrians here know in this busy square, they
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walk signal. >> would you still look around? >> yeah. >> it's busy? >> yeah. >> do you get nervous on the streets or are you careful? >> with the dogs yeah, nervous. >> reporter: last night about 7:30 p.m., janet kaplan stepped into a crosswalk on beacon street. she was hit by a tow truck which had a green light. she was severely injured, her husband only slightly. today the skid marks in the street belie the force of the impact. christina perez drills her kids on the dangers here. >> i tell her she needs to not assume that just because she has the walk sign that it's safe to go. she needs to stop and make eye contact with the drivers to be sure they see her and know she's crossing the street. >> reporter: and janet kaplan
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schools for over 30 years we're told, teaching kids with special needs. she's in tough shape tonight. bill shields, wbz news. tonight we are tracking hurricane matthew, now a category 4 storm. looks like at least part of the weekend is going to be a washout. pamela? >> this low pressure system is dominating our forecast and will continue to stick around for a few just south of boston. it is just starting to pick up here, getting heavy downpours in worcester. that will allow for low visibility as well and a tough evening commute. some of cape cod getting rain then the vineyard and nantucket getting heavy showers. everything moving northeast and more rain sitting back to our
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over the weekend. hour by hour, tonight keep that umbrella with you. tomorrow morning, 8:00 a.m., a soggy start for the soccer games. steady rain is pushing in from the south and west. and we have hurricane matthew, category 4 storm. more on that track, coming up in a few minutes. campaign 2016 and a new poll showing hillary clinton leading donald trump in new hampshire. the poll shows the democrat has 7 points overlikely voters in the battleground state as donald trump is waging a twitter war against a former miss universe.
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machado a pig. trump's previous controversial comments resurfaced today in a video of him testifying under oath. the deposition was related to lawsuits against two restaurant deals for trump's d.c. hotels. usa today's editorial board urged americans not to vote for trump. clinton is spending the day in florida. clinton urged greater
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community service. she also called for the creation of national part-time service commitments. >> trump has repeatedly said there were problems with his microphone. today the debate commission released a statement saying there were issues with trump's audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall, not on tv. a former representative, kyle hasker sold drugs to at least five other state reps but there isn't enough evidence to charge them. he was arrested earlier this year on charges he lured a teenage girl for sex. for one minute every evening, kids are getting a special good night.
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strangers flashing flashlights to show their support and the kids have their own flashlights in their rooms to return the message. >> you gain a thought that everything is going to be okay. it gives you hope because people out there do care about you. and they want you to feel better. >> the hospital's resident cartoonist started message and has expanded as more groups join in. we can only hope it will grow. >> that is the loveliest thing i have seen all day. >> every children's hospital should start up something like that. did samsung's massive smartphone fix actually fix the
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emergencies can happen at any time. download a preparedness checklist today. . samsung is now looking into reports that the new galaxy 7 notes are overheating. samsung recalled millions of phones because the lithium batteries could explode. some customers who picked complained that the new device is still too hot. samsung says the phones are operating as they should and really any phone will get hot while it charges. that said, it is investigating. subaru is recalling nearly 600,000 vehicles because the windshield wiper motors can overheat. the overheating motor can cause a fire.
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recalled five years ago for a similar problem. we have the list of recalls at cbsboston.com. government regulators decided not to seek a recall of the jeep grand cherokee. there were reports that the automatic braking system would brake for no reason. investigators couldn't find a single case of it, and found it performs just as well or bett than similar systems from other automakers. for the first time, college financial aid forms can be filed in october. the free application forms can be filled out as early as tomorrow. the earliest day gives students and families more time to figure out which college they can afford. so many alligators in one place, and we have the video
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the timing of when the rain will get out of here, coming up in the forecast. >> then at 6:00, the ride is called wipeout, but the riders were stuck in midair. the rescue efforts to get everyone off safely. special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun.
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says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. please vote yes on question 2. for stronger public schools. please vote yes on question 2. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios, this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in, i know it's in, it's in but it's not working. ally? yes...mr. mcenroe. see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh, absolutely. i like that.
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. when you hear flood victims describe roads that turned into rivers, this is what they're talking about. parts of central and eastern north carolina are underwater after some extremely heavy downpours there. some areas saw 9 inches of rain. the world's highest, longest glass storage is back open tonight. too many tourists tried to cross it and there are now
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foot long bridge. soon people will be able to bungee off it. those are gators, at least 50 of them in one lake. a man who worked nearby says he's used to seeing one or two of them, but not dozens. wildlife experts don't know why the gators swarmed in that one spot. maybe mating or something. >> very cool. much cuter, the picture of the day. nearly two dozen panda cubs introduced to the public. the 23 cubs were all born this year in the giant panda breeding center in china. >> good to see them doing well. just don't let them near the gators. a gloomy day but not rainy until late. >> everyone wants to know about the weekend. >> you want some warning before
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rain gathering across massachusetts right now. we are keeping a close eye on hurricane matthew, category 4 hurricane and it's raptly strengthened in the last 12 hours. as this continues on its southwesterly trek, crossing just north of aruba, it will turn to the north in the later part of the weekend. fascinating here, how big it is and the scope hitting the so the intensity could wobble a little bit. from time to time we'll get these strong hurricanes and you see the eye wall intensification. right now 140-mile-an-hour winds, category 4 with winds from the southwest and it is moving west southwest at 9 miles an hour. it will downgrade to a category 3 as it turns north. then by wednesday about 2:00,
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mile-an-hour winds. as we get near the cone of uncertainty, it's unclear if it's going to move closer to the u.s. or farther out to sea. we'll keep you updated. right now on the radar, we have heavy rain continuing to progress north and east, and right into downtown boston, getting steady showers. this includes south dorchester, and if you're heading to the red sox game, you'll want the rain gear with you. heading south and east, more heavy showers and downpours for cape cod and the islands too. we get a brief break, then more rain moving in from the southwest for the first half of the weekend here. hour by hour, overnight the showers continue to break
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saturday morning. 7:00 a.m. waking up to heavy showers, especially in the eastern half here. after midnight going into sunday morning we'll get a little lull in the action. cloudy conditions with foggy periods and a little drizzle from time to time. sunday looks like the pick of the weekend, even though it will be cloudy and breezy. 1 to 3 inches accumulation temperatures in the 50s, and it will remain cool overnight, winds gusting from time to time 30 to 35 miles an hour. keep in mind it will be rough on the seas as well. we have a lot of events going on here. revolution is taking on kansas city at gillette stadium, 7:30 p.m. for the start. patriots game on sunday, we could see a few breaks in the
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seven-day forecast, we always love to travel and talk about it at different schools. looks like a great start to the year so far. >> glad to be back to school. >> thank the zika virus may not be terribly dangerous for young kids and teens. scientists looked at newborns to 17-year-olds who contracted the illness after they were born and found at worst they had a mild illness similar to the infection in adults. it's been linked to brain defects in mothers who were
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>> reporter: it's a hugely popular italian restaurant that's been feeding springfield, massachusetts families for decades. and the red rose is famous for the hugely delicious pizza. >> our small is like most restaurants' medium. our large is what people say is a party >> we like the idea of tasting the beef. that flavor is so strong and so delicious when you can taste it. >> reporter: since 1976, rico's has been a fixture, serving old school meatballs, sausage and peppers, stuffed clams and more. >> homemade pastas, sauces, we have a beautiful buffet table.
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homemade soups. >> reporter: springfield is also home to one of the best cajun restaurants outside enormous, chef wayne's. for more food and fun, watch the phantom gourmet saturday and sunday. a massachusetts man dove into a river and broke two vertebrae in his back. >> even the nurses can't believe he's then coming up, the mother feared lost and the reason behind the family feud. also new at 6:00, the photo released of a money room
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. an emotional reunion today, the very lucky man and the three people he calls his angels. a remarkable circumstance that
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. >> i was immediately paralyzed. >> reporter: in a remarkable twist of fate, these three nurses from u mass medical were there on a camping trip. >> i floated to the top and flipped my head over a little bit. it was one of the nurses here asking me if i was okay. i told her, i can't move or feel anything. >> we knew it was some kind of spinal injury and we had to stabilize his neck. >> reporter: and in another twist, all three work in the neurology center and knew exactly what to do.
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straight. >> even the slightest bit of movement if he didn't have the stabilization could have injured him permanently. >> thank you very much. >> as far as i'm concerned, i owe them my life. >> we knew the correct way to help him, so i guess the stars did align. >> i'm not a miracle guy, but if miracles exist, then it was a reality slap from god telling me to slow >> needless to say, he's listening. he knows he has a long way to go but he knows people with that kind of injury often don't recover in the remarkable way that he has. we're grateful to them for sharing that story. >> and the more we learn about spinal cord injuries, the more we know it's what happens directly afterwards, has a huge impact. much more still ahead.
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missing, and evidence of a family feud. >> the state wants to pull her license. yet the owner of a local daycare chain is fighting to keep one center open. >> a search for answers. >> what happened to my nephew? >> what happened family of a little boy who drowned at a day camp is now demanding from the city. >> tracking more rain for the weekend. the hour by hour timing and how much we could see, in the forecast. >> and david ortiz's final games en playoffs. tonight a new development in the mystery surrounding a mother who was lost at sea. tonight, uncovering evidence of a family feud, and the friction was over a fortune. >> linda carmen is now feared lost at sea. she was once charged with
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>> reporter: today we sat down with one person who has unique insight into this family's dynamics. linda carmen's attorney says she always defended her son's innocence. >> look, we don't know that linda is alive or dead. >> reporter: holding out hope for his client who disappeared at presumes dead. police spent the evening searching her home. her son, nathan carmen, has been under investigation since he was rescued from a life raft he said he escaped on after the boat they were on capsized and he lost site of her. nathan was at the center of another mystery, the unsolved murder of his millionaire grandfather three years ago.
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>> she explained to me in detail that there was no financial motive, that nathan was going to inherit eventually whatever he was going to get. >> reporter: linda was the one who had confrontations with her father before. in 2011 police accused her of assaulting him when he threatened to stop giving her money while they were visiting nathan, who was getting hi the charges were dropped. the report says he was struck upon his head multiple times with her closed fist and was being kicked at the same time by linda. >> like a lot of families, i guess sometimes there were disputes about money. >> reporter: because of that incident, linda was considered a suspect in her father's murder very early on. police moved on after she passed a lie detector test. that was something her son

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