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the area. we will see a couple more days in the 60' s. should be our warmest day of the week. it will trend cooler. temperatures in the 50' s. we break down the showers. temperatures today as the eyeopener continues. emily: a day in court for the couple charged with killing bella bond. what we could learn from today' s hearing in this high-profile case. randy: draftkings ramping up its defense right now. the new move bringing former attorney general martha coakley into the expected legal fight. emily: commuter rail complaints as temperatures take a dive. the new fears of another winter meltdown, it is on the i' ve for this tuesday morning. -- on the eye for this tuesday morning. randy: also on the eye, no need to find waldo here because he'
everywhere. the runners breaking out those red and white sweaters and the mission to raise money for a fire-ravaged canyon. good morning, i' m randy price. emily: and i' m emily riemer with cindy fitzgibbon. you will notice the change when you head out the door. cindy: not so bad. the high yesterday was 48 degrees. look at the temperature now. it is warmer. it is 49. 50' s on the cape. teens and 20' s yesterday morning. we have turned the wind around to the southwest. it could gust in the cape today to 45 miles per hour. we have a wind advisory. the north, a couple of showers.
we see moderate rain moving through from nashua to newburyport. the threat for showers stays north of the pike. towards lunchtime, there could be a sprinkle towards the pike. clouds break for a little bit of mostly cloudy day. 50. into the 60' s by the afternoon. looking for a high of 64 in boston. to the north, a couple of showers. olessa: let' s get to the maps and see the rest of your trip. the construction and the final stage.
128 both directions by great plain avenue. no issues north of town. trains and buses starting on schedule. randy: right now the couple charged in a child murder that sparked national headlines and outrage are about to face a judge again. the court date once again putting the spotlight on the little girl once known as baby doe. emily: the eye' s todd kazakiewich is live at the courthouse in boston with a preview. todd: this morning we know both suspects are expected here in court. it is not clear what if any new information we could learn in this high profile case. rachelle bond and her boyfriend michael mccarthy are both facing murder charges. who' s remains were found inside a trash bag on deer island in june. the massive effort to identify the little girl stretched on for , allegedly staying silent. bella bond' s death also opened up a new front in the intensifying investigation into
dcf after we learned the child welfare agency had been involved with the family several times. neither bond nor mccarthy have actually been indicted yet so today' s hearing could be brief. we will keep you posted as we get new details when the hearing happens. emily: right now fantasy sports site draftkings has some big name help on defense. the boston-based company has hired martha coakley as an adviser. she' s also newscenter 5' s legal analyst, but she will not be part of any story about draftkings. that announcement comes as the company tries to clear an employee of wrongdoing after winning big on a competing site. an internal investigation by draftkings concluded that ethan haskell did not use insider information to win $350,000, because he received that information nearly an hour after legal experts say it' s a good p.r. move but doesn'
company of scrutiny. >> we know draft kings has hired an attorney. that is not a neutral person, it is not a court, it is not a jury. emily: draftkings and fanduel are already facing class action lawsuits. the fbi and u.s. attorneys office are also investigating possible violations of federal gambling laws. here in massachusetts, attorney general maura healey is reviewing the need for possible regulations. randy: right now commuters are hoping for a smoother ride after the first really cold morning leads to trouble on the rails. the eye' s sera congi is live in framingham with the problems and the explanations. sera: after last winter, the t has promised a slew of improvements to help commuters. a spokesman for the commuter rail couldn' t confirm the exact
but the twitter feed showed at least 25 on 10 lines. some of the delays ranged from 10 minutes to almost an hour. the t says among the problems yesterday, slippery rails signal issues. a spokesman tells the globe all weather. but there was a ripple effect because of some and the delays. randy: thank you. right now this man is facing charges accused of injuring three lowell police officers. the lowell sun reports one of the officers was thrown down the stairs of a concord street home while trying to arrest the man. two more officers who arrived as backup were also hurt fighting with the man. he' s now in custody. the officers were taken to the hospital but are not seriously hurt. lawyers for a friend of aaron hernandez want charges against their client dropped.
a defense attorney claims carlos ortiz had no idea hernandez was planning to kill odin lloyd in 2013. they say ortiz thought he was going to a club with the former patriots player. lawyers are asking a judge to drop a first-degree murder charge, claiming prosecutors have no evidence against ortiz. he pleaded not guilty, and faces emily: breaking overnight, a big government. justin trudeau, the son of late canadian prime minister pierre country' s new leader. the liberal party won a sweeping majority of parliament' s 338 seats overnight. prime minister stephen harper will step down as the leader of the conservative party ending a nearly 10 year reign. >> i do not consider republicans enemies. emily: commitment 2016, with what could be some carefully chosen words from vice president joe biden. this morning there' s still no word on whether he'
ll run for president, but that comment could be considered at jab at one of his potential opponents. at last week' s democratic debate, hillary clinton listed republicans among the enemies she was proudest to have made over the course of her career. and another comment from biden, at that same white house event, might be seen as a swipe at bernie sanders. >> i am not one of these guys -- let' s go after the rich and powerful and they are the problem. they are not a problem. emily: biden is facing some challenges if he does choose to run. a new boston herald franklin pierce university poll shows sanders with 38% of likely democratic voters, over clinton' s 30%, and biden' s 19%. and it sounds like biden is still gauging support. abc news is reporting he spoke to the head of an influential firefighters union over the weekend, and was told he' d likely get their backing. randy: former virginia senator jim webb is going to make an announcement about his presidential campaign today.
distancing himself from democrats, since yesterday his campaign announced he' d consider running as an independent. webb complained about not getting enough speaking time in the first democratic debate. polls show marginal support for him. a not guilty plea from whitey bulger' s longtime girlfriend. catherine greig faces a contempt charge for refusing to say if bulger had help evading the law during his 16 years on the lam. prosecutors say greig has ignored a judge' s order to testify before a grand jury. the brother of a woman allegedly doing what she' do. >> she must' money. randy: greig' s lawyer calls the contempt charge borders on harassment. emily: a school superintendent s home. randy: the charges he could face and his defense this morning.
flames rip through an apartment building in boston' s chinatown. the new information we are learning about the cause of the fire. emily: apple taking action to protect users of certain apps. the new move aimed at keeping sensitive information safe. cindy? cindy: we will see the return of more seasonable temperatures. the full outlook of what' s in store this week, ahead. first here' s what to expect when you head out the door. those are showers moving through southern new hampshire, the north shore. p dunkin' donuts smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. savory...smoky... and unmistakably flavorful. r get your day going with one today.
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>> good morning, eye-opener. randy says good morning to you and good luck. that excited bunch is the strivers running club of natick. they' re just one of the groups taking part in the bill' s 5-k road race this sunday. emily: this is the tenth year for that event which benefits the travis roy foundation. so get out there and support them in newton this weekend. and don' t forget to record your own eyeopener wake-up call. you can upload it in our u-local section of our website. cindy: isolated showers out there this morning. i am sure you will feel the difference. this is the difference from 24 hours ago. we are about 20 degrees warmer than yesterday. not seeing the teens or the 20' s. barely any 30'
s out there. 46 on the north shore. 44, worcester. yesterday morning, down the 24. even some 50' s showing up. it is mild, yes. we have a wind to deal with. the wind advisory for -- to 7:00 this evening. the trade-off is going to be more cloud cover the next couple of days. brilliant blue sky yesterday. some of the clouds this morning, these are some of the downpours through olessa' s neighborhood.
a couple of sprinkles. steady rain holding to beverly. through 8:00 a.m., the focus is going to be north of boston for additional showers. through lunchtime, sprinkle down through the pike. through the afternoon, clouds may break for a little more sunshine. there will be some limited sunshine developing. around 50 downtown. that will give us more of a northeasterly wind. tomorrow, only in the 50' s to near 60 degrees.
not as warm or windy. we are going to wake up to a fair amount of clouds. overall, mostly cloudy day coming up on wednesday. temperatures surge up again on thursday. back in the mid 60' s. could be a spot shower. look at how the temperatures drop friday into the weekend. sunday, near 60. i think we are through the worst of the cold. winter is not here yet. >> let' s check the rest of your trip. overnight construction is gone.
pike. north of shape. randy: an electrical short fire, that' s forced about 40 people out of their homes. the flames broke out on harrison avenue in boston' s chinatown last night. two people were treated for smoke inhalation but will be o.k. the fire was out by 9:00. a demolition contractor is going to prison for this deadly building collapse in philadelphia. yesterday a jury found griffin campbell guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2013 disaster, that killed 6 people. another 13 were hurt. during the trial, people who knew campbell testified he told them about a shaky free standing wall, before it collapsed onto a salvation army thrift store. emily: mashpee' s school superintendent could face charges for allegedly going inside a student' s home uninvited.
superintendent brian hyde is accused of entering the home, and rummaging through the student' s belongings, to see if she was a legitimate mashpee resident. hyde claims he was invited in. police say they will let a clerk magistrate review the case before filing any charges. cia director john brennan, one of two security leaders whose private emails have been hacked. the other is that of homeland security secretary jeh johnson. the hacker reportedly claims to be a high school student, and tweets under the handle cwa. that account claimed the hack was due to the deaths of palestinians. the leaked information includes the names, social security numbers, and phone numbers of 20 people associated with brennan. randy: topping economic headlines, asian markets are quiet following better-than-expected growth in china. that could factor into whether interest rates in the u.s. go up. stock futures on wall street are down slightly after the big 3 indices made gains yesterday. apple says it has removed apps
information on users. more than 200 of them were just pulled from the i-tunes store. a chinese advertising company is being blamed for gathering the data, including email addresses. apple says it' s working with developers to fix the apps and make sure they' re safe. emily: aging well can mean avoiding some common health mistakes. first, stay hydrated. water nourishes all your cells and becomes even more important as you get older, and lose your sense of thirst. you can gauge if you' re drinking enough by the color of your urine, which should be clear or light yellow. next, floss. plaque can make your teeth look darker. it can also bring on heart problems. experts say you should at least use interdental cleaners if you don' t like to floss. finally, get in the weight room. incorporate free weights or push ups into your routine to get a well-rounded workout.
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49 degrees in boston. look at the showers. these are not sticking around. they are moving quickly. we are going to see clouds break for a little bit of sunshine. a windy, mild day. slightly cooler tomorrow. back into the 60' s on thursday. the cold is moving out. emily: we can and the -- olessa: we can officially end the search because he' colorado. this is the 4th annual waldo 5-k in colorado springs. more than 3500 people dressed up as the cartoon character for the run. it raises money for charities working to restore the waldo canyon, which burned in 2012. randy: good for them. >> when i found out the wedding would not be taking place, it seems like this would be something we would do to give back.
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the clues police have after a dog is shot nine times. emily: aggravation on the rails. the reason commuters faced dozens of delays. flames ripped through a home. the strange twist that makes investigators think it was no accident. randy: a gift like no other . the marathon bombing survivor who changed a woman' s life with a pair of shoes. announcer: you are watching wcvb , boston' s news leader. good morning, this is newscenter 5 eyeopener. emily: good morning. i am emily riemer.
cindy: no teens, no 20' s, really not any 30' s. 49 degrees in boston. s down on cape cod. wendy today. cloudy today, but notice a few showers rolling through. damp pavement from swampscott to newbury point and maybe a couple of sprinkles. these showers, few and far between. the risk is there. there could be a sprinkle close to the pike through lunchtime.
not as bright and sunny. not as cold. midday, upper 50' s to 60 degrees. the busy southwesterly wind pushing us to a high of 64. let' s get you out to the roads now. olessa: secondary roadways might be slick. major roadways doing ok. let' s get to the maps in the construction is out of our way. some roadway -- roadwork 93 south. pike looks good this morning. eastbound construction gone. no problems north of town. trains and buses on schedule. emily: right now the couple charged in the murder of the little girl known as baby bella are getting ready to face a judge. bella bond' s body was found in a trash bag on deer island in june , sparking a worldwide effort to
identify her. randy: breaking overnight, two fires within just hours at a new bedford apartment building are now being called suspicious. the first one started around 7:30 last night on nelson street. the second was just before midnight. no one was injured. emily: also breaking overnight, a major shakeup in canada. the country will have a new prime minister after a sweeping victory by the liberal party. 43-year-old justin trudeau is the son of the late prime minister pierre trudeau. randy: a family pet, shot 9 times. this morning this dog' s owners are convinced it was no accident. emily: the eye' s jim lokay is live in rochester with the injuries, discovered after the pet got loose. jim: police are still trying to find out who shot that dog with a pellet or bb gun. but the good news is the chocolate lab will recover. 4-year-old noble has 9 separate wounds hidden under his fur. his owner first noticed them at
around 6:00 yesterday morning, when he says the law wandered off. he found noble in a nearby cemetery, he noticed he was bloody. now, he' s convinced this was no accident. >> i cannot see anyone doing that. it looks like someone was trying to kill him. jim: a vet says noble will be ok. he still has pellets under his skin, which could require costly surgery to remove. if you have any information, call police here in rochester. emily: this underweight horse is one of nearly three dozen animals rescued from poor conditions in derry, new hampshire. six cats, a pigeon missing a wing, and 17 chickens are some of the others. a complaint from neighbors brought police to the house. they say the owner fell on hard times and couldn' t care for the animals. she' s given them up to the spca and is not currently facing charges. emily: a teenager faces life in
prison, convicted in the stabbing death of another teen in new hampshire. jurors found 19-year-old tristian wolusky of rochester guilty in the june 2014 stabbing of aaron wilkinson. prosecutors say wolusky and two others drove to the victim' s madbury home to steal money and drugs. the accomplices testified against wolusky. randy: there' s now a third option on the table as education leaders discuss the future of standardized testing in the commonwealth. yesterday the commissioner of elementary and secondary education suggested making a hybrid of the existing mcas, and newer parcc test. it' s not clear what exactly that would entail. a vote is scheduled for next month on whether to implement the parcc test, which is aligned with common core curriculum standards. if it was a bit too cold for you yesterday, here' s some good news. those freezing temperatures
into hiding, putting an early end to the possibility of west nile and triple e. one health expert says a hard freeze like that virtually eliminates the risk from mosquito-born illness. emily: today the city of boston is recognizing a hockey player who changed lives, after his own took a drastic turn. twenty years ago today, travis roy became paralyzed after crashing into the boards. it happened just 11 seconds into his first time on the ice as a member of boston university' s team. but he went on to become an advocate for others with spinal cord injuries. today he' ll be honored with the declaration of travis roy day, and the screening of a new espn documentary on his life. randy: another legal win for wynn resorts. emily: what it could mean for boston' s latest attempt to stop casino construction in everett. a marathon survivor helping others heal. the way she' s giving back to those sharing similar challenges. randy: and ahead in news to go a house on fire and the man police are after stuck on the roof. the dance moves before a
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the trade-off, a gusty wind advisory. we are up into the 60' s. randy: an endangered sea turtle washes up on cape cod. the new england aquarium is treating this kemp' s ridley, after it stranded itself on scudder lane beach in barnstable yesterday. experts say cold temperatures likely immobilized the turtle. the stranding happened two weeks earlier than usual. last year, the aquarium treated a record 733 sea turtles. emily: a marathon bombing survivor giving back. heather abbott lost her leg after the attacks and discovered just how expensive custom prosthetics can be. now, she' s on a mission to help
others in need starting with 26-year-old hillary cohen. she has a medical condition called neurofibromatosis, which caused tumors to grow on her foot. 2 years ago, her right leg was amputated. even before that, heels were never an option, and hillary felt like she was missing out. so heather abbott took action and made this moment that much more exciting. >> it is my first time wearing high heels. emily: cohen' s custom prosthetic is the first to be donated by abbott' s foundation. randy: schools in nashua, new hampshire, with a new idea to fight the opioid crisis. the proposal getting attention. also, lamar odom out of a las vegas hospital. what we are learning about his recovery. stars wars mania reaching a fever pitch on social media. the new trailer and the pats
randy: the eyeopener is ready with news to go in boston, where a couple heads to court in baby doe' s death. sera' s in framingham tracking early cold weather issues on the commuter rail. emily: and jim' s in rochester, where a family dog was shot 9 times. we will get to those stories. cindy is here with a mild
volume into and over and approaching spot pond. emily: the couple charged in a child murder that got national attention, is about to face a judge. randy: the eye' s todd kazakiewich is live at the courthouse in boston with what to expect. todd: both of the defendants are expected to be here. prior to that, the body had been stored in a refrigerator. mccarthy punched bella in the stomach several times.
reporting live, todd just gave it. sara: more frustration on the t' s commuter rail. a spokesperson for keolis, which runs the commuter rail, could not confirm the exact number of delays yesterday but the twitter feed showed at least 25 on ten lines. many riders took to twitter to express their anger over problems on the first really cold day. the t says the problems were not related to the weather, but slippery rails because of fallen leaves, mechanical problems and signal issues. a spokesman says there was a ripple effect through the network from the delayed trains. >> eight. was shot nine times with a bb gun.
the owner found him, but he was bloody at the time. the owner is convinced he noticed several loans. the chocolate lab will recover. he may need surgery . emily: breaking overnight, two fires within just hours at a new bedford apartment building are now being called suspicious. the first one started around 7:30 last night on nelson street the second just before midnight. no one was injured. randy: also breaking, a big shakeup for the canadian government. justin trudeau, the son of late canadian prime minister pierre trudeau, will become the country' s new leader. the liberal party won a sweeping majority of parliament' s 338 seats overnight. prime minister stephen harper will step down as the leader of the conservative party ending a nearly 10 year reign.
emily: fantasy sports site draftkings, signing a big name onto its defense. hired martha coakley as an s also newscenter 5' s legal -- that announcement comes as the fantasy sports betting industry faces lawsuits and s legal analyst, but she will not be part of any story about draftkings. accused of injuring three lowell police officers. the lowell sun reports one of the officers was thrown down the stairs of a concord street home while trying to arrest the man. two more officers who arrived as backup were also hurt fighting with that man. he' s now in custody. the officers were taken to the hospital but are not seriously hurt. emily: the philadelphia mom who sparked an amber alert in boston over the weekend is free this morning. the judge setting bail at just $250. tiffany cherry says she brought her 2-month old son to boston for medical treatment after he became severely dehydrated. her lawyers says police over-reacted when they triggered the amber alert.
the child is now in state custody. randy: 5 on the opioid crisis, with an effort to curb the epidemic in schools. the nashua, new hampshire, school district is discussing whether to install narcan kits at the high school and middle schools. the drug can reverse overdoses. the superintendent says there' s no reason to think students are abusing heroin, but he' d rather be safe than sorry. emily: former nba star lamar odom is in a los angeles hospital this morning. espn reports he was flown there last night from the las vegas facility where he' s been treated since he was found unconscious in a nevada brothel last week. odom is slowly improving. he' s now breathing on his own and has been talking with family and friends. randy: olympic runner oscar pistorius is out of jail and under house arrest in south africa. pistorius was convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. he served one year of his 5-year sentence, and will be in house arrest for the remainder of his
sentence. prosecutors still hope to upgrade pistorius' conviction to murder. emily: wynn resorts might be feeling optimistic about the lawsuits challenging its planned casino in everett. last week a judge threw out a suit filed by a group of taxpayers and mbta riders, who argued part of the deal violated state bidding laws. the herald reports the same judge is overseeing the suits the city of boston brought against the casino, and could be inclined to dismiss them. randy: a bizarre scene in an indianapolis neighborhood. this 25-year-old man seen dancing on his girlfriend' s roof as her house was burning. only minutes before he got up there, he stole her car, drove it through a utility pole, then set the house on fire, starting a standoff with police. it ended peacefully. the man was tased and arrested. emily: the blue jays turn on the heat against the royals in game 3 of the american league division series. toronto scored six runs in the bottom of the 3rd including this
the royals try to come back in the 9th but only manage 4 runs. 11-8 was the final. the jays trail 2-1 in the series. game 4 is this afternoon. randy: the city is overseeing a dig on boston common, looking for relics dating back to the revolutionary war. american artifacts, as well. the dig is expected to last two days. >> nothing will stand in our way. i will finish what you started. emily: the newest trailer for "star wars, the force awakens" premieres during monday night football. the trailer kicked off ticket sales in the u.s. online booking sites crashed last night in britain because of high demand. the movie opens december 18. the force is strong with the patriots.
wide receiver julian edelman sharing this image on his facebook page. he calls it star-pats. you can see coach bill belichick, along with edelman, tom brady, and others. >> the hoodie works in this context. you will need a light jacket at the bus stop. bundled up with the winter gear you had. mild, getting into the 60' s as the kids get off the bus. a different feel out there this morning. 49, boston. already in the lower 50' s. the wind is going to be strong. could see some gust to 45 miles per hour. we have a lot of cloud cover out there this morning.
showers are racing through. steady rain is exiting along the new hampshire seacoast. otherwise, scattered showers. the threat is going to be with us for a while. through 8:00 this morning, the shower is confined to areas north of boston. we could see sprinkles through lunchtime. i expect dry conditions and breaks of sunshine. a little sunshine will go a long way to boost our temperatures. yesterday, we made it into the upper 40' s. tonight, into the 40' s. tomorrow, not going to be as warm. a wind shift to the northeast. still some lingering cloud cover across the area. tomorrow, high temperatures near 60 degrees. temperatures up and down.
during the late afternoon, showers across the area. saturday morning is going to start out in the 30' s. looking like the brighter weekend day, a couple of showers , not looking like a washout. olessa: secondary roadways might be slippery. volume is building on 95 and route 3 to braintree. only 15 minutes braintree to boston. more delays 93 south out of methuen. volume approaching spot pond. randy: right now, a school superintendent' s actions are
being questioned. emily: the confrontation with a student that had him going inside her house. a fire in boston' s chinatown leaving dozens of people with nowhere to go. the cause now under investigation. randy: all eyes on joe biden. the new poll numbers revealing what he' s up against should he enter the presidential race. if you are heading out, you can watch the eye-opener now or anytime on the wcvb mobile app. cindy: a live look from our city camera at the city of boston. the lights twinkling nicely. the sun does not come up until