tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC October 8, 2015 5:00am-6:00am EDT
on saturday. columbus day looking warm, around 70 degrees. announcer: now, a newscenter 5 eyeopener. erika: breaking overnight, new details in a violent knife attack at a west roxbury store. the ban that police say sent a customer over the edge. searching for two missing roommates in new hampshire. the mystery unfolding right now. erika: air quality concerns when this warehouse goes up in flames. the many questions surrounding the fire this morning on the eye. announcer: you are watching wcvb, boston' s news leader. good morning, this is newscenter 5 eyeopener. emily: also on the eye, this might seem like your typical class photo. but the kid in the sweater is keeping a nearly 60-year family tradition alive.
we will have his story a bit later in eyepoppers. good morning, i' m emily riemer. erika: i' m erika tarantal in for . cindy says we have had some classic, fall new weather. not as warm as yesterday. yesterday morning. we had a few overnight. spots. 52, worcester. now. a little bit of fog. morning. clouds dropping south. a northwesterly wind today.
down. through the morning hours, out s. s by 11:00 a.m. temperatures will sneak into the low-to-mid 60' s, away from the coast today. not as warm as yesterday, but a nice fall day on the way. olessa: one accident this morning. let' s get to the maps. the crashes northbound 93. southbound side may pick up stop and stare delays. south of they are, you are in good shape. 93 south, pass route 24 and
the pike opening up. construction clearing by newton corner. trains and buses starting on schedule. erika: breaking overnight, new details after three people are stabbed inside a boston grocery store. we' re now learning this all may have started over a dog. emily: the eye' s sera congi is live in west roxbury with the breaking developments. sera: all three people went to the hospital, including the owner of familia grocery on grove street. he is hoping to open the store this morning. his employee is also out of the hospital. this unfolded late last night. a man came into the store and got into an argument over bringing his dog inside. that man left half an hour later.
>> he brandished a knife and made a statement something like -- give me something. sera: police say the suspect and the owner struggled with that knife before another employee got involved. all 3 ended up with stab wounds. they are expected to survive. police are still investigating . no word on the condition of the suspect or whether there are any arrest sewer charges. note -- are any arrests or charges. emily: right now we are getting new information in the search for two missing roommates. that hunt taking a tragic turn. the eye' s antoinette antonio is tracking overnight developments. antoinette: one of two missing roommates from manchester, new hampshire, has been found dead in a motel in massachusetts. police say 36-year-old stephen andrade shot himself at the motel 6 in tewksbury. andrade and his roommate, 57-year-old sue hutchinson were
both reported missing late last month. police say hutchinson had been missing since september 20. andrade was spotted one day later. manchester police say in another development in this case, two cars registered to hutchinson have also been found. police say andrade was driving one of those vehicles before he was found dead. if you have any information on hutchinson, you' re asked to call manchester police. erika: flames not the only concern from this huge fire in oxford. right now there are a lot of questions about this warehouse fire. questions investigators hope to answer today. the eye' s frank holland is live in oxford with the scare in that community. frank: right now, firefighters say the air is safe after this huge warehouse went up in flames. but what was once inside, could have been dangerous. officials still don' t know the name of the lumber re-purposing
company, but they know the company did not have a permit from the town. they tell us a major concern was whether toxins from the former occupant, a chemical company, would pollute the air. >> we were being safe. the previous occupant was a chemical plant that used styrene to make plastic pellets. frank: the adjoining building, patriot environmental, was also a concern. that company does asbestos removal. firefighters used 10 tankers of water to contain the flames, and even tore down a catwalk between the buildings to keep the fire from spreading. the cause of the fire is under investigation. erika: new this morning, the company that owns the site of this massive fire in webster says it can' t pay for the cleanup. this was the scene back in june. pearl street llc says it was told it would cost up to $1.8 million to deal with the mess caused by the 7-alarm fire. but the state says they' ve seen no proof the company can' t pick
up the tab. right now a huge fire in a warehouse in philadelphia is under control. the glow of the flames could be seen across the city last night. it took firefighters more than two hours to get those flames under control. no injuries were reported. emily: right now, harvard police are warning residents in the area to be on alert, after an incident on campus. last night, campus police responded to what appeared to be a stabbing. they found two men fighting. one of them led police on a foot chase, and was eventually arrested. police say he is not affiliated with the university. the second man was able to get away. right now, several winthrop high football players are under investigation for allegedly circulating a video of a teammate changing in the locker room. that video was discovered on an internet site dedicated to bullying reports. police aren' t calling this a case of bullying or hazing but say they will investigate very carefully. officials say they are questioning as many as 10 students. the team has forfeited friday' s varsity game against gloucester. >> we just wanted to say we love
you guys. is there anything we can do to stand with you. erika: an outpouring of grief and support for the crew of a doomed cargo ship now presumed lost at sea. this morning, the search for the el faro is officially over. a heart-breaking ending for 3 people with massachusetts ties. in kingston hoped turned to mourning for jeffrey mathias. the father of three was an engineer on the el faro. also on board, keith griffin of winthrop and mariette wright, who grew up in assonet. for friends and family there was some comfort last night just in knowing. >> when the coast guard decided there was no hope of survival, and a way, it was a relief. -- it was a release. erika: president obama released a statement last night saying the families of the el faro deserve answers. emily: commitment 2016, with the first democrat to enter the race for governor in new hampshire. our sister station wmur has learned executive counselor colin van ostern will declare his candidacy this morning in manchester. van ostern made the decision after current governor maggie hassan announced she'
fellow executive councilor chris sununu is also running for governor on the republican side. hillary clinton says she opposes a trade deal backed by president obama. the democrat says there are too many unanswered questions about the pacific rim free trade agreement. she helped lay the foundation for that deal when she was secretary of state. but the presidential candidate says she can' t support it given what she knows about it right now. erika: jury selection continues today in the trial of a danvers teenager accused of raping and killing his math teacher. more potential jurors in the philip chism case will be at essex superior court in salem. yesterday the judge explained the insanity defense suggesting that' s how chism' s lawyers may proceed. chism was 14 when accused of killing 24-year-old colleen ritzer in a school bathroom. he' s being tried as an adult. emily: the death toll is rising after epic flooding in the carolinas. 19 people are now confirmed dead , including two people who died when they drove off a washed out
road. police say the barricade on that road was in the wrong lane. meantime, there is still a concern that several dams in south carolina could still fail, especially along the coast. erika: the state' s attorney general with big questions for fantasy sports sites. emily: her comments and the boston-based business worth billions playing defense this morning. tempers flare and coolers are attacked. the brawl at last night' s wild card game that got this pirate benched. erika: a daring escape caught on camera. the kidnapping thwarted when the young victim jumps out of a moving car. antoinette? antoinette: breaking new details on the eyeopener this morning. we' ve learned three people were sent to the hospital after a stabbing at a west roxbury store. the violence began when a customer was told his dog could not come into the store. cindy? cindy: not as warm this afternoon as it was yesterday.
section of wcvb.com. cindy: we have been getting used to the 30' s in the 40' s. you will see a bright object near the moon. the star is not a star. it is not. it is the planet venus. you can see the moon. we managed 72 yesterday. the holiday weekend is still looking great. a little bit of fog and the western part of a state. we have readings not as chilly
some showers. on the lighter side by saturday morning. talking about less than a quarter inch of rain. not a washout tomorrow. the rain is coming at us in pieces. during the morning hours, i do not expect a whole lot locally. lunchtime, there could be showers around. more scattered showers towards the evening and overnight hours. clearing skies with a northerly wind, bringing in cooler temperatures. sunshine on sunday. around 70 degrees on columbus day. we are going to see conditions later than they have been. peak foliage through central new england. notice the temperatures turn cooler by the middle of next week. olessa: issue free ride. let'
s get to the maps. northbound 93 by route one. it should not impact your compute desk it should not impact your commute too much. all of our roadwork cleared away by route 24. construction near great plain avenue. as you travel the pike, problem free by newton corner. erika: disturbing video from bridgeport, connecticut, as a girl jumps out of a moving car to escape a kidnapping. security video shows it all, the passenger door on a dark toyota opens and the victim, a 17-year-old girl, tumbles out onto the road. she was ok. the driver, a woman in her 40' s, speeds away and has not been caught. bridgeport police say the driver lured the girl into the car while she was walking to school. emily: new scrutiny right now for fantasy sports. both the massachusetts attorney general and the nfl commissioner are looking into this fast
allegations of fraud. >> we have finished our internal investigation and hired an independent law firm to conduct their own investigation. there is no evidence of ethical wrongdoing. >> draft kings ceo jason robins playing defense on espn. he says the employee of the boston-based company who won $350,000 on a rival site last week did nothing to damage the integrity of the game. new york' s attorney general is already investigating and now maura healey says she also has questions. >> we have asked them to come in and talk about their practices and policies. emily: nfl commissioner roger goodell says he is most concerned that this billion dollar business not impact integrity of football. erika: cubs fans in chicago elated this morning as the ball club prepares to head to st. louis.
s national league wild card game. the pittsburgh pirates lost 4-0, setting up the cub' s division series against the cardinals. it' s their first postseason win since 2003. erika: fans in chicago pouring out into the streets to celebrate overnight. this was the scene near wrigley field. fans hopeful the team will go all the way this year. the cubs have not won a world series since 1908. emily: new this morning, some snacks are not just unhealthy, they' re also draining your brain power. researchers say high fructose actually disrupts the creation of fresh pathways between brain cells. and some of the worst offenders might surprise you. first, ketchup. try an organic brand for less sugar. next, sweet pickles. some of them have as much sugar as a handful of m&ms. also, light yogurt. reduced fat almost always means more sugar. take it easy on the pre-made applesauce. it can have up to 24 grams of sugar per serving.
right now on wcvb.com. erika: 3 generations, one sweater. emily: the family tradition ahead in eyepoppers. antoinette? antoinette: new at 5:30 state , lawmakers make a new move to fight the opioid crisis. the proposal gaining momentum this morning. an 800 pound man needs a new home. the pizza order getting him kicked out of a rhode island hospital. a weston boy amazing doctors with his progress. the virus that left him hospitalized for more than a year and the birthday he' ll be
just right for a bold start and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with and reach for the one you deserve. cindy: another bright, sunny day. we got into the 70' s 60 or 65 today. the fair runs through october 12. showers in the forecast on your friday. levels. levels coming down with the rain tomorrow. erika: the time is and time for a little eyepopping video. olessa we start with grown men olessa: tempers can rise on the baseball field but there' s no need to take it out on the it all started with a bench s cubs-pirates wild card showdown. s sean rodriguez
threw a punch and got tossed. the gatorade cooler. he has a little time to cool off lost. and school picture day is tradition. but this takes it to a whole new level. a seven-year-old boy could not resist wearing this sweater. he wore the same one his dad wore in his first grade picture. not only that, his grandfather wore it too nearly sixty years ago. emily: 5 on the opioid crisis, new numbers showing just how vast this problem is right now. and breaking overnight, new details in a west roxbury stabbing that leaves three people hurt.
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good morning, this is newscenter 5 eyeopener. pike. thank you for being with us. i' m erika tarantal in for randy. m emily riemer with cindy and olessa. cindy: it has been quite a week. the week. feeling like fall. look at the 20' s. 25 right now. 40' s across northern new england. a front drops through overnight with passing clouds. starting out with clear skies. not as chilly as it was yesterday morning.
massachusetts. mostly in the 50' s. on the cape, lower 50' s. notice the sunshine through the afternoon. 66, your high in nashua. lots of sunshine. let' s get you back out there. we are watching this one accident. eastbound moving to the bottom of the screen. let' s check the rest of the ride. this is by route 110. maybe some delays on the southbound side. beyond that, good shape with the construction.
we had some road work. construction wrapped up near great plain avenue. so far, trains and buses on schedule. emily: breaking overnight, three people are injured after a stabbing inside a boston grocery store. erika: let' s get right to the eyeopener' s sera congi she' s live in west roxbury right now. sera: the whole incident began with a fight over a dog. the incident happened late last night at the familia grocery on grove st. police a man went into the store with a dog, and the owner told him he couldn' t bring it in, the man left but police say he returned with a knife, ready to attack. the suspect went behind the counter, demanded something and that' s when the fight began. another employee also got into the struggle.
all 3 were left with stab wounds and were taken to the hospital. the store' s owner returned here. he is doing better. he was stabbed in the left arm. hospital and recovering. no word on the suspect, how the suspect is doing. all of the injuries were non-life-threatening. no word of charges or arrests. re following right now, firefighters say the air is safe in oxford. but investigators are still trying to determine exactly what was in the lumber re-purposing company and how the flames started. emily: an update to the search for two missing roommates from manchester, new hampshire. stephen andrade was found dead in a tewksbury motel police believe he shot himself. his roommate, sue hutchinson, is still missing. erika: jury selection continues today in the trial of the danvers teenager accused of raping and killing his math teacher, colleen ritzer.
that' s lawyers may proceed. emily: startling new numbers crisis. close to half of new hampshire residents say they personally know someone who has abused the eye' s antoinette antonio has the new poll. antoinette: this is an issue that is hitting the heart of every community. a new wmur-granite state poll shows people feel heroin is the most important problem facing it' s the first time in 8 years this is why it' half of all residents know that number, jumps even higher and overdose deaths remain frequent in new hampshire. the stark reality, becoming s frank words at a derry heroin forum.
-- >> before i came here, i stopped at the cemetery. i lost my older son 10 months ago two and overdose. >> than 150 parents and educators packed that meeting to learn from personal stories. experts discussed warning signs of drug abuse, and gateways into heroin, such as painkillers. governor maggie hassan says the state needs more funding for drug abuse prevention programs. emily: there' s now a new legal move to fight the heroin epidemic in massachusetts. yesterday house lawmakers unanimously passed a bill to make trafficking fentanyl, a powerful opioid, punishable by up to 20 years in prison. the drug is often added to heroin and contributes to the state' s opioid deaths. the bill now heads to the senate. erika: right now, dedham police are asking for your help, trying to track down who left offensive graffiti all over town. they say a total of 5 swastikas were found in several neighborhoods early yesterday morning. fences, roads, a driveway, and
police do not think any specific person was targeted. emily: a randolph woman who worked as a nanny is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her bosses. stephanie fox is charged with forging 65 checks worth more than $280,000. the 30-year-old is also accused of destroying bank statements when they arrived at the home. prosecutors say fox admits to buying jewelry, and trips to the bahamas and hawaii. in 2007, she was also charged with using credit cards she stole from customers while working at a braintree restaurant. erika: a health alert, a new report on women' s health care. emily: where boston stands on the costs of common exams and check-ups. a weston boy is back home after spending more than a year in the hospital. his remarkable recovery, from a virus that attacked his spinal cord. erika: and ahead in news to go a pizza order gets this man kicked out of a rhode island hospital.
in boston dirt a few showers coming in tomorrow. they are moving out by the holiday weekend. a lot of sunshine in the forecast. erika: check out this sendoff after a remarkable recovery. this morning this weston boy is back home after spending the last year in the hospital. the 3-year-old contracted a virus that left him paralyzed and unable to speak or breathe on his home. -- on his own. it all started in august 2014 when christian caruso suddenly got sick. what was supposed to be a 12 to 14 week stay at franciscan hospital turned into 14 months. that virus attacked his spinal cord. >> it is horrible to watch your child. erika: christian did recover amazing even his doctors and walking out of the hospital yesterday on his own.
he turns four next week a birthday he' ll celebrate at home. emily: some eye-opening numbers to share this morning. a new report is ranking some of the nation' s largest cities for what employers and employees pay for women' s health care. castlight health ranked boston 4th when it comes to the costliest cities for mammograms, with an average $409 for the procedure. the group also looked at the prices for primary care visits. boston ranks 7th there with $178 per visit. emily: a new lawsuit filed against the archdiocese of boston. the claims of abuse. also the u.s. ceo of volkwagen grilling on capitol hill today. a construction worker rescue in texas. the mishap leaving him dangling from a bridge. a live look at the city. the sun is not out yet.
emily: the eyeopener team ready with your news to go. sera congi is following breaking news on a boston grocery store stabbing. frank holland is in oxford with concerns after a huge fire. erika: and antoinette antonio is following new developments in the search for missing roommates. but first cindy has your forecast. cindy: it has been a dry week.
72 yesterday. that is not happening today. a little bump up in the temperatures tomorrow. dry flow coming out of canada. temperature starting out in the 50' s. lower 50' s in the cape. we have seen the temperatures drop. seeing more 40' s now north and west of boston. down to 40 in orange. notice by late morning, holding 60' s by the afternoon. tons of sunshine. fast-moving frontal boundary producing rain. this is coming our way. mostly sunny.
we will see the system race towards us tomorrow. we will see a better chance of scattered showers coming. mild southwesterly wind keeping us in the upper 60' s to near 70 degrees. about one quarter of an inch or less by saturday morning. rain getting out of here for the holiday weekend. sunshine and mild for columbus day. let' s get you out to the roads. olessa: a crash on 93 north down. this is a live look in somerville. let' s get to the maps. the crashes northbound. once you get past it, you are in good shape. south, no problems. the expressway starting to build. no problems.
the pike eastbound, a 15 minute ride. trains and buses running on schedule. emily: breaking overnight, new details in the stabbing of three people inside a grocery store. erika: the eye' s sera congi is live in west roxbury and sera you talked to the owner of the . sera: the owner is out of the hospital. all three were taken to the hospital. this began with a fight over a dog. a man went into the familia grocery store on grove street with a dog, and the owner told him he couldn' t bring it inside, . the man left but police say he returned with a knife read to attack. the suspect went behind the counter, demanded something and that' s when the fight began. another employee also got into the struggle. all 3 were left with stab wounds, but are expected to the the owner of the store is
hoping to open the store this morning. no word on arrest or charges. the store employee is out of the hospital as well. >> a new development in the search for two missing new hampshire roommates. one of them has been found dead in a massachusetts motel room. police say 36-year-old stephen andrade killed himself at the motel 6 in tewksbury. his roommate, 57-year-old sue hutchinson, is still missing. manchester police say two cars registered to hutchinson have also been found. police say andrade was driving one of those those vehicles before he was found dead. if you have any information on hutchinson, you' re asked to call manchester police. frank: right now, the air has been deemed safe in oxford after a huge fire at this warehouse. firefighters were concerned
asbestos removal company next-door. investigators are trying to figure out the name of the current tenant at this warehouse. the business did not have a permit with the town. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. erika: several winthrop high school football players are under investigation, accused of circulating a video of a teammate changing in the locker room. that video was discovered on an internet site dedicated to bullying reports. the team has forfeited friday' s varsity game against gloucester. police are not calling this a case of bullying or hazing. emily: jury selection continues today in the trial of a danvers teenager accused of raping and killing his math teacher. more potential jurors in the philip chism case will be at essex superior court in salem. yesterday the judge explained the insanity defense, suggesting that' s how chism' s lawyers may proceed. he' s being tried as an adult. erika: back in the public eye again. bill cosby will be questioned under oath tomorrow. in a hearing yesterday at an
l.a. county court, cosby lost his bid to have another civil lawsuit against him dismissed. the accuser says cosby sexually assaulted her in 1974 when she was just 15-years-old. the deposition in this case will remain sealed until at least december. emily: a new civil suit will be announced today against the archdiocese of boston. the suit claims a former priest at the all saints church in haverhill sexually assaulted a 5-year-old girl some 15 years ago. the priest has already served a prison sentence for raping a 15-year-old girl in the same church. erika: employees at the pilgrim nuclear power plant in plymouth are now on a fire watch. the move comes after operators of the plant acknowledged they never addressed a federal safety standard, dating back more than 20 years. the cape cod times reports the oversight was discovered during a review of emergency shutdown plans. volkswagen' s chief executive will testify before a congressional hearing today on emissions cheating. prepared remarks show the
automaker has withdrawn a some 2016 models. it comes after volkswagen admitted to installing software in diesel vehicles to cheat u.s. emissions standards. lawmakers want to know when executives became aware of the cheating. emily: president obama has apologized to the head of doctors without borders for a deadly bombing. patients and staff were killed, and others injured, during a weekend airstrike in afghanistan. the u.s. is calling it a mistake. the president has promised full cooperation with a nato and afghan investigation into the incident. the group is calling for an independent investigation. erika: commitment 2016, with the first democrat to enter the race for governor in new hampshire. our sister station wmur has learned executive counselor colin van ostern will declare his candidacy this morning in manchester. he made the decision after current governor maggie hassan s running for senate next year. executive councilor chris sununu is running on the republican side. emily: a rhode island man who weighs 800 pounds has been kicked out of the hospital, for ordering a pizza. steven assanti says his eating
addiction has left him in the back of his father' s suv, with nowhere to go. he had been getting help at rhode island hospital, where he did lose some weight. but he says he was told to leave when he violated his health care plan by ordering the pizza. erika: take a look at this a daring rescue in texas. two firefighters saving this man caught hanging from a bridge over the houston ship channel. the man was doing maintenance work under the bridge when he fell, dangling from 135 feet above the water for nearly an hour. firefighters dropped through a manhole in the bridge, attached a harness to the worker, then pulled him to safety. emily: right now, the faa is trying to figure out how this happened. a pilot was injured when his single-engine plane crash-landed in a backyard in california. officials say the plane experienced engine failure shortly after take-off. the pilot tried to put the aircraft down on a roadway, but ultimately landed in a backyard narrowly missing a pool.
boston city councilors may soon be getting a 14% raise. last month, mayor marty walsh vetoed their proposal for a 23% pay raise, and instead introduced his own. according to a provision in the city charter, if the council does not vote on the mayor' s proposal, it will automatically become law on election day. erika: meet the newest disney princess. that' s moana on the left. she will make her debut in her own movie next year. the film is about a spirited polynesian teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. "moana" hits theaters november 23, 2016. emily: cubs fans in chicago pouring out into the streets to celebrate overnight as the cubs prepare to head to st. louis. chicago shutout the pittsburgh pirates 4-0 in the national league wild card game last night, setting up a division series against the cardinals. it' s their first postseason win since 2003. the cubs looking to win their
erika: a heartwarming reunion in fort carson, colorado. a little girl who just can' t wait to hug her daddy. 300 soldiers from fort carson' s combat team returned home tuesday from southwest asia. daniel oglesby' s little girl stole the show when she broke away from the crowd and raced towards him standing in formation. so cute. cindy: let me tell you what is happening outside. this is the moon. the bright dot is the planet venus. check that out in the sky this morning. 55 degrees in boston. the air is dr why -- dry. poster, 52. more 40' s showing up from places
lower 50' s as you head out on the cape. lots of sunshine. very pleasant for your lunch hour. most spots only in the lower 60' s. along the coast line, temperatures holding close to 60 degrees. not as warm as yesterday. dry, lots of sunshine. tracking this frontal boundary that will bring back the clouds overnight. clouds are coming in. rain to the north. temperatures tonight, mid 40' s. tomorrow is a cloudy day with showers. look at the temperatures in the mid and upper 60' s. showers are going to come at us in waves. by lunch
showers end overnight. waking up with some cloud cover. a breezy, cooler day. high temperatures around xd. a chilly start on sunday morning. a lot of sunshine. look at your columbus day. perfect weather for the holiday weekend. that is a case of good timing. olessa: we are in decent shape. the leverett connector looking good. let' s get to the maps. northbound side of 93 by route , picking up some of the delays. eastbound, no major issues on 95. route three slowing down from
10 to 15 into boston. erika: right now, a warning from emily: the violent attack putting those who live nearby on alert. new problems months after this summer inferno in webster. the high cost of cleaning up the mess that the company who owns the site says it can not afford. erika: if you are heading out, you can watch the latest newscenter 5 newscast right now or anytime on the wcvb mobile app. emily: a live look at the city of boston. dear fellow citizen, your home is your castle. needs a new roof or kitchen. borrow money for it and not break the budget. pif you have a how a home equity line of credit could work for you, ask me.
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