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almonds. yumminess. hershey' s is mine, yours, our chocolate. >> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." frank: breaking overnight. hurricane patricia battering mexico. the danger for the people in that massive storm's path. danielle: and while the storm is weakening it is still packing a punch. i'm tracking its course along with the threat of rain in our weekend forecast. karen: two middle schoolers
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facing charges after threatening to shoot up their school. the tips that led to the arrests. frank: and new overnight a pick-up truck crashes sending a tree up in flames. the quick reaction to the roadway fire. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." frank: it's saturday, october 24. good morning. i'm frank holland. karen: and i'm karen anderson. antoinette is off this morning. hurricane patricia is weakening after making landfall. the first video at the height of that monster storm is just coming in. stormteam 5 meteorologist danielle vollmar is tracking its path. good morning, danielle. danielle: good morning, karen. that's right. it has moved inland into mexico. it is weakening as it does so going across the land. it was the strongest hurricane on record in both the eastern pacific though and the atlantic basin at one point. now it is a category 1 hurricane. winds are still at 75 miles an hour so it is still maintaining tropical characteristics.
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east at about 21 miles an hour. expected to bring in addition to 10 inches of rain with parts of mexico have already seen anywhere from 4-8 inches. for parts of texas we're watching it too. they've already seen 3-7 inches separately from another system and they're looking for patricia's moisture to give them an additional 4-8 inches. that is why flash flood watches are up for most of that area. closer to home, we are dry right now but we're talking about cool conditions. 23 orange. 25 springfield. 31 lawrence. and 39 degrees in boston. now today we should warm up into the low 50's. we'll look for a mix of sun and clouds. increasing clouds are coming. chances for rain is going up. we'll talk about when we can expect it ahead. karen and frank. frank: thanks a lot, danielle. for residents along the mexican coastline and the tourists who flock to resort areas, there is no time left to escape the storm. karen: many are now hunkering down in hotel rooms hoping for the best. breaking news coverage continues with our john atwater. we're still waiting for daylight
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the damage. >> this will be a safe room. john: some tourists are riding out the storm in their hotels. evacuated the coastline headed to shelters farther inland. >> underneath our door this morning was a note that said that the government was evacuating the hotel in the tourist zones. >> we've been running around trying to find a way out. we're a little concerned but trying to keep our game face on. john: the monster storm has interrupted vacations for tens of thousands of americans in puerto vallarta. businesses are boarded up, streets are empty, and airports are closed. this woman was able to leave mexico, arriving at logan just as the hurricane made land fall. everybody was scared. john: towns along the coastline are trying to get resources in place-- >> this is actually a mobile hospital.
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>> it will keep us protected from any flying glass. john: because airports closed, many could not escape. they are now staying in the nearly 2,000 shelters set up by the mexican government. in the news room, john atwater, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: right now two more students arrested in methuen, charged with threatening to open fire at their school. methuen's police chief tells us the suspects are eighth grade boys at tenney middle school. a 14-year-old told students not to show up for school on monday because he was going to "shoot up the school." a 13-year-old had said that he would supply weapons. officials say after a thorough investigation, they did not find any weapons. they're commending the students who had the courage to come forward in this case. police say they do not take these threats lightly. >> we just want parents and students to know we take this extremely serious. i don't care if you're joking. i don't care if you're fooling around. i don't care if you think it's funny. you make these statements, you are going to get charged.
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home with his parents. the 14-year-old will be in juvenile court monday for arraignment. police are encouraging parents to have conversations with their kids about the seriousness of these threats. this is the second time this week methuen police are dealing with threats. just on monday a methuen high student was arrested and charged with a threat made against methuen high school. police have no indication that the cases are connected. karen: a teenager is charged with drunk driving in centerville after escaping a fiery crash. police say he crashed a truck into a tree on great marsh road and it burst into flames firefighters arrived at the scene and put out the fire. the young man was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. right now police in bourne are on the hunt for a prisoner who escaped from a cruiser. coggeshall somehow slipped through a small opening in the cruiser at the police station. they are still searching for him
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not considered dangerous. frank: right now the harvard university campus on alert. a student, the victim of a frightening assault, chased to her dorm. she managed to lock the suspect out but just barely. newscenter 5's mary saladna spoke with her last night. >> if you're afraid if the situation tells you to run away from it, you need to. mary: we're protecting her identity but telling her story. a harvard student's close call just off campus here at the housing complex. it happened friday morning around 5:00 a.m. as she took her five-month-old puppy out for a bathroom break. she was just leaving the green when a beat-up minivan pulled up. >> i started to get a sick feeling in my stomach, and i trusted my gut and started walking as fast as i could back to the apartment. when i got to the steps that lead to my building, i paused to turn around and there was a man running full force at me. mary: at that point the student ran to the door, frantically unlocked it, and dashed inside. >> got up to the first landing in time to turn around and see him throw the full weight of himself against the door. and smack it with his fist.
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jumped into the open side door of the minivan and the driver sped off. >> if someone isn't planning to abduct someone else, why would they not get into the front? mary: university police have added extra patrols and sent out a campus alert warning students to walk in pairs and stay alert. police described the suspect as a tall muscular white man in his 20's with short, cropped hair and a brown work jacket. the minivan an older model possibly dark glean with a silver bumper. at harvard, i'm mary saladna, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: a boston police officer who fatally shot a man in a south end apartment last year after responding to a domestic violence call will not face any criminal charges. the suffolk county d.a. cleared officer david hansford, citing that he was acting in self-defense. an investigation found that he shot remis andrews after the suspect lunged at him with two large knives and a carving fork. karen: new this morning we're learning that the defense attorney hired by mayor walsh to represent the city of boston in
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be paid $625 an hour. "the globe" reporting that rate is nearly three times what the city usually pays outside lawyers. brian t. kelly is a former federal prosecutor who helped convict whitey bulger. members of the local 25 are accused of intimidating the staff and crew of the reality show "top chef" while it was shot in the boston area last year. a former city of boston employee has won a major lawsuit against the city. a jury awarded her nearly $11 million after deciding that she was discriminated against while working in the city's treasury department. received fewer benefits and a lower income than her white co-workers. in a statement, mayor walsh's spokeswoman told "the boston globe" that the allegations came under a previous administration, and that the city will probably appeal the decision. frank: right now leominster police hoping to find two men who robbed a weekly bingo game thursday night stealing money meant for charity.
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the masked pair surprised players at the knights of columbus hall and were gone in seconds, making off with more than $1,300. >> i look up and i see this fellow with a halloween mask and i thought it was a joke, you know, and then he just grabbed the till and he was out. i only saw him for a second. frank: several organizers ran after them, but they jumped into a black pick-up and took off. the city of leominster has set cash. bingo is the biggest fundraiser for the knights who provide scholarships and hold a holiday dinner for senior citizens. karen: an annual tradition in new hampshire will be lighting up laconia for the very first time today. volunteers were busy all night loading more than 900 jack-o-lanterns into the pumpkin tower for the state's pumpkin festival. one year after riots broke out near the keene pumpkin festival, organizers say they're ready to move on and carve out a new history. and they're hoping to snag laconia a guinness world record
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when the festival tries to break its 2013 record of 30,581 lit jack-o'-lanterns. >> let's get all of new hampshire, all of new england, all of the world to come and show their pumpkin, show what it's like when you put everybody's pumpkins together, all those lights shining, and light will drive out any darkness. karen: sterling says the scariest thing this year will be a brand-new haunted house mayhem at the mill. snafng that looks pretty scary actually. karen: the search for a missing cargo ship intensifies. frank: the effort the coast guard is making to find that ship's black box. karen: new information emerging about the deadly hostage rescue mission in northern iraq. what we are learning about the american soldier killed during the mission. danielle: a chilly start to your saturday. the outlook for the rest of the weekend, and the next best chance for rain. and i'm tracking breaking news in mexico. right now hurricane patricia
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how much more rain it will bring to parts of mexico and texas.
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karen: new details are emerging about the deadly rescue mission in northern iraq. master sergeant joshua wheeler is identified as the american soldier killed during the mission. the oklahoma native is the first american to die in combat since the u.s. launched the anti-isis campaign last year. dozens of american and iraqi troops raided a compound in northern iraq and freed about seventy prisoners who were about to be executed. the pentagon says a number of militants were killed and captured. >> this was a support mission in
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which they were providing support to the iraqi-- to the kurdistan regional government. and u.s. forces are not in an active combat mission in iraq. karen: wheeler was a father of four with eleven bronze stars. he was one month shy of his 40th birthday. right now the search for "el faro"'s data recorder is underway. the florida-based cargo ship disappeared earlier this month when it encountered hurricane joaquin. members of the search team believe they have about a week to find the recorder before its batteries stop sending signals. they're now at a 100-square-mile search zone near the bahamas. 33 people, including 28 americans, were on board "el faro" when it disappeared. frank: rain and flooding continue to be a major problem in parts of texas. some areas seeing more than 13 inches of rain. it's continuous, washing out streets, flooding parks, and causing chaos. the rain causing plenty of accidents with high water rescues and other problems
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keeping emergency crews busy. >> we really weren't expecting this much rain. it just kind of came all of a sudden so we just kind of jumped out and started helping. frank: streets and highways are closed, crippling traffic to a crawl, backed up for miles with many people stranded. and that threat is not over yet with even more rain expected this weekend. obviously things much much less severe here but a little bit of rain in our forecast too, right, danielle. danielle: that's associated with that same system that has provided a lot of rain for texas. patricia is coming up and going to merge with it. unfortunately those folks can't seem to catch a break. for us we really do welcome the rain. we're down so much. we need it. here's what's happening. we have a cold front that is stalled over parts of central texas. that's why they've seen so much rain. picking up anywhere from 3-7 inches already. the greatest area almost 14 inches has fallen in the last 24 hours. and then here is hurricane patricia. now a category 1 hurricane but
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in to this frontal boundary so that is not good news. that will add an additional 4-8 inches for parts of dallas and houston. closer to home, we have this warm front we're watching. but first high pressure which is keeping us dry. so here i just want to show you the projected totals as we go through the next 24-48 hours. by monday morning we're adding on 4-8 more inches of rain in some of these areas you see in the yellow like houston and dallas, texas. we're going to see some rain as well starting tomorrow morning. so we are leaving in a medium chance. dry monday and tuesday and then parts of the remnants of boundary could enter our forecast as early as wednesday night into thursday giving us some significant rain. we could really use it because we're down over two inches for the month of october. down over 7.5 inches for the year in boston. so we're looking for it. right now the big story this morning is the temperatures. as you step outside the door, it's chilly out there. especially southern new hampshire, you're holding on to the 20's.
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33 degrees in worcester. 39 boston. and already 50 on nantucket. that's the warmest spot on the map. for today, we are going to balance out into the low 50's although that is still below where we should be for this time of year. mid 50's on nantucket. those winds shifting from the north and east to the south and east. we are going to see increasing clouds through the day. so i think we start out with some sunshine, but then the clouds back in from the east to the west through the afternoon at least for the eastern half of massachusetts and then more low-level clouds come in from west to east associated with our next system. you see some showers knocking on our doorstep by overnight tonight into first thing tomorrow morning. so tonight bringing in rain especially after midnight. it's a chilly rain with temperatures in the 40's and upper 30's through new hampshire. and then tomorrow we turn milder because of a southerly breeze into the low 60's in boston, mid 50's though through worcester. and it's not a washout of a day. in fact, let me show you the timing on everything.
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by 7:00 some showers are entering the forecast especially worcester county, metro west, southern new hampshire. by 9:00 boston north shore you're seeing them. they're going to swing south too so the south shore and the cape should see some maybe by lunchtime or so. and then they're quickly out of here. we start to see the clouds really break apart through the day. we dry out. that means we're looking for a mostly sunny end to the day. in terms of how much rain not that much. only about a tenth of an inch to two tenths of an inch which we will welcome in. so if you are headed out to the pats' game tomorrow, they're taking on the jets at gillette. it looks pretty good. if you're going to tailgate early, there could be one or two showers. you may want to bring the light rain jacket. look at the temperatures during the game. low 60's. not all that bad. a mild day for football. go, pats! cooler monday and tuesday. we're still dry. then the rain comes in wednesday night into thursday. those are the remnants of patricia and a frontal boundary. that will bring us much-needed rain.
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frank: thanks a lot, danielle. time right now is 6:19. a check of some other stories we're following right now. karen: a dorchester teenager is under arrest accused in a deadly stabbing at the jackson square "t" station. police say 16-year-old romondo cepeda of dorchester confessed to stabbing 17-year-old mason raymond in the heart. cepeda, who has a juvenile record involving violent crime, is being charged as an adult. for first degree murder. he's being held without bail. frank: officials in colorado say theater shooter james holmes was assaulted by another inmate at the colorado state penitentiary. the inmate also allegedly assaulted a security officer. officials say the inmate lunged at holmes and took a few swings at him while the officer was escorting holmes through a hallway early this month. holmes was not injured. karen: a two-year investigation into whether the i.r.s. improperly targeted and scrutinized the tea party and similar organizations is over. the justice department notified congress in a letter that it will not bring charges against former senior i.r.s. official
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lois lerner. the letter said the probe found substantial evidence of mismanagement and poor judgment but nothing criminal. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: it was joonas and jonas working in unison for the bruins. gustavsson getting his second start of the year. and joonas kemppainen scoring his first nhl goal. some of the mets with nothing to do until the world series starts taking on the action. conley with the puck and swatting home his second goal of the year. the bruins score first. the islanders scored the next two. then spooner with the nifty stick work, great pass, and the first nhl goal for kemppainen. front takes his time and snaps one off. his second of the year gave the bruins the lead heading to the third period. that's the period where
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this time. brunner gets one. another is added. the bruins beat the islanders 5-3. preseason basketball. celtics and sixers in manchester, new hampshire. celtics had 16 different guys score, none with more than 10 points. bradley had two those. isiah thomas will get these two. this is the celtics' last preseason game before they open the regular season against the same sixers at the garden on wednesday night. johnson will finish things off with a dunk, as far as our highlights are concerned, and the celtics win 81-65. boston college football 0-4 in the a.c.c. is at louisville today. undefeated harvard is home against princeton. highlights of those games later tonight on newscenter 5. have a great day. karen: october is breast cancer awareness month, and we are celebrating survivors. frank: up next, one very special woman honored. you'll want to meet this 91-year-old. patriots quarterback tom brady's halloween adventure in a local supermarket. and the surprise he left behind. karen: you're looking at live radar right now. hurricane patricia. it weakened to just a category 1
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is still waiting for daylight to stay with us.
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danielle: welcome back. vollmar. in terms of the month of october, we've been running above average and below average, back to above average. yesterday was a below-average day of 59 degrees.
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the same and for the month just below normal in terms of october high temperatures. now right now this morning, we're starting out very chilly in spots especially in southern new hampshire in the 20's, western mass in the 20's. 30's though in boston and worcester. if you are traveling up north to do some leaf peeping, i heard just now from dick, one of our weather watchers, that it's peaking also in natick. it looks good today. dry tomorrow. much cooler on monday. frank and karen. frank: thanks a lot, danielle. a very special guest is honored at the boston hot pink luncheon and symposium. karen: 91-year-old carol stevens of scituate is known as one of the longest living breast cancer survivors. she was there for the fifth annual luncheon. carol was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1957 at the age of 33. she had just given birth to her fourth child. doctors at the time gave her five years to live despite a radical mastectomy and removal of her ovaries.
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carol's key to survival? relaxation. carol: every two weeks i would get a baby-sitter and go out with my husband. and i'm here. karen: carol says she's very blessed and very happy and wants other breast cancer patients to know it gets better. a man's frightening fall at the bruins game. frank: the changes he's calling for at the td garden to keep fans safe. your holiday bird is going to cost you more this year. the reason behind the price spike. a live look outside. still dark and early, karen.
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every coconut has a dream. to come out of its shell. rto show all the world its true, inner beauty. and then, in an ironic twist, r chocolate and almonds. almond joy mounds.
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: i'm tracking hurricane patricia. the changes overnight and where it's heading next. along with the outlook for your weekend. the next chance for rain in the days ahead. frank: right now police in bourne are on the hunt for a
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prisoner. how he managed to escape from a cruiser. karen: the scramble for free t-shirts leads to a frightening fall. the hockey promotion that led to a serious injury. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." frank: and it's 6:31 right now. i'm frank holland. karen: and i'm karen anderson in for antoinette this morning. when you wake up, if you're feeling a little tired, all you morning. danielle: you can see your breath as you step outside the door. temperatures are in the 20's and 30's. grab the coat if you're headed out right now. we've been dropping a couple more degrees this morning, down to 23 in orange, 24 jaffrey. 25 in fitchburg and 26 in bedford. now through the merrimack valley over the next 12 hours, you're going to see increasing clouds through the afternoon. temperatures warming into the low 50's for highs. but not really a warm day out there. we should be running around 59
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degrees this time of year. it doesn't look like that's really going to happen through the day today. so 49 to 54 today. it's a chilly start. sun and clouds. the winds shifting from the north and east all the way to the south and east. by the end of the day. we do have a couple of clouds here trying to push in from basically east to west. that's associated with high pressure. and then this, clouds over here over central new york, that's associated with our next system. you can see back here over the great lakes, there are some showers now all the way back down to the ohio river valley. and all this is pushing in our direction, but the timing is going to take its time, should i say. we have a warm front out ahead of us. a cold front too. that's taking a lot of rain to parts of texas. we're also watching hurricane patricia. you can see this storm over meks notice now. i'm going to have the latest update on patricia as well as time out our next chance for beneficial rain. karen? karen: thanks, danielle. hurricane patricia is weakening
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right now hours after crashing into the west coast of mexico. we're getting our first look at the height of that monster storm which made land fall as the strongest hurricane ever recorded. there are reports of flooding and landslides but so far no word of any major damage just yet. officials are wary though saying it's still an extremely dangerous storm. from this satellite image, you can see the storm's eye. hurricane patricia, winds as strong as 200 miles per hour, and up to 20 inches of rain, powers into mexico friday as a category 5 storm. this angry surf hit the vacation area of puerto vallarta where they were boarding up, filling sandbags, streets deserted as thousands of tourists tried to outrun patricia. >> we were evacuated from our hotel this morning for the hurricane. we came to this convention center, and they said it's not a safe place so we're going to the
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karen: stranded with her family. >> we've been running around trying to find a way out. we're a little concerned but we're trying to keep our game face on for the kids. karen: this record-setting hurricane is the strongest ever to hit the americas, enough to make cars, even planes, go airborne. the lowest pressure ever recorded. >> it literally is mind boggling. the only way to describe it is potentially catastrophic. karen: patricia will bring mudslides as it barges inland. losing strength, nearly 20 million people are in the flash flood zone. flood watches are out for texas, louisiana, and oklahoma with 10-12 inches of rainfall possible through the weekend. the red cross is ready to head into the areas devastated by the storm. volunteers have been getting supplies ready at donation centers like this one in mexico city. frank: a look at the local top stories happening right now. two more methuen students arrested charged with threatening to open fire at their school. methuen's police chief tells us the suspects are eighth grade boys at tenney middle school, 13
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and 14 years old. they're accused of telling some monday because they were going to shoot up the school. karen: right now police in prisoner who escaped from a bourne police say branden coggeshall somehow slipped through a small opening in the cruiser at the police station. they are still searching for him he is not considered dangerous. frank: right now, the harvard campus police asking students to be wary after an assault at the holdren green housing complex. a woman told police a man chased her to her door early yesterday morning. the woman says she saw an older model dark mini van in the area before the man started chasing her. frank: a frightening fall for a bruins fan at the td garden. swept up in a scramble for free t-shirts tossed into the crowd. the injured man recovering right now. he spoke the newscenter 5's sera
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>> see this discoloration, it's working its way up. sera: george rose is recovering from a frightening fall at td garden. >> unexpected to be injured. sera: he was at the bruins versus philadelphia flyers game wednesday night. between the second and third periods, t-shirts were being tossed into a section. >> and i reached out with my left hand in order to catch the shirt. and i don't know what happened at that time, whether i was pushed, tripped, shoved or stumbled. sera: rose tumbled about seven rows down. >> the right wrist was caught between the two chairs, severely hurt the left shoulder. hit my mouth on the way down. fortunately i didn't lose any teeth. sera: a family member captured the aftermath on video. while the e.m.t.'s attended to rose, they noticed a boy being taken out on a stretcher. it's unclear how he was hurt or his condition, but rose believes the rush for t-shirts created a dangerous situation. >> pandemonium as far as i was concerned. sera: do you think they should stop this t-shirt toss? >> i think they should.
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i think what they're doing is creating a traffic nuisance. someone is going to be seriously hurt. sera: rose is disappointed no one from the td garden has come to check on him. he remains a loyal bruins' fan. so you'll go back? >> i'll go back come tuesday night. sera: in response to our story td garden released a statement saying, "we take the safety of our fans very seriously. we regret that some were injured on wednesday night. we apologize for not immediately connecting with those affected to offer our support." at td garden, sera congi, wcvb, frank: a community on high alert right now after the attempted kidnapping of a middle-schooler in randolph. police say the 11-year-old girl got off the bus alone thursday afternoon when an elderly man approached and grabbed her by the arm. she was able to get away, but the man continued to follow her. >> she moved away from him, went down the street towards her home. she then stopped and sat down. he came and sat down next to her. he didn't say anything at that time.
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and then he followed her once more again not making any statements to her. that is the last time that she saw him. frank: the girl describes the man as an elderly white man with grey hair about 5'7", wearing a red red sox hooded sweat shirt with jeans and flip flops. an alleged drunk driver involved in a fiery crash in yarmouth. her young daughter in the back seat. police tell us 35-year-old christine cogill of marshfield was in three crashes before this one on route 28. rescuers pulled her from the car unconscious just before it burst the victim's six-year-old daughter managed to get out on her own. both were taken to cape cod hospital. karen: police in brighton are still searching for a killer after a man was found dead in a busy section of the city. the shooting happened shortly after midnight. yesterday neighbors reported hearing shots. victim on teleford street. the suspect took off through a nearby parking lot.
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more clues. right now a connecticut town is on the hunt for whoever forced schools into lockdown. thousands of kids ordered to stay inside. frantic parents turned away by police. someone called a fairfield elementary school yesterday morning claiming he was heading there with a gun. two other schools got calls claiming there were bombs on campus. parents were told to stay away from the schools. many of them didn't. >> we cannot let you in. they are in lockdown. to get shot. okay. >> okay. >> that's how it works. >> okay. karen: no bombs or weapons were found. and police have turned up no credible evidence of a threat. frank: commitment 2016. two days, two polls-- and in both, donald trump not on top in iowa. it's a first for the republican frontrunner now slipping behind dr. ben carson. newscenter 5's phil lipof with
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his response to the new numbers. trump: we have a breaking story. donald trump has fallen to second place behind ben carson. reporter: making fun of the media's reporting, a defiant donald trump responding to word that is behind dr. ben carson in two of the latest polls in iowa. trump: we informed ben but he was sleeping. reporter: citing virtually every other poll, trump didn't seem concerned but took that shot at carson anyway who has drawn carson anyway who has drawn attention with provocative comments. carson: i would not advocate that we put a muslim in charge of this nation. i would not agree with that. reporter: comments like that seem to be helping him particularly with the same key evangelical voters trump is trying to win. >> i'm a good christian. remember that. reporter: praying with pastors at trump tower. >> so today we pray for donald trump. reporter: and continuing to polls like the one here in massachusetts. >> i don't even know why massachusetts, i'm at 48, 48. 48! reporter: we know why trump
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thinks he's doing well but how about carson. >> i don't change my message from one group to another group. i think people observe that. reporter: while trump didn't seem too worried he did say he's going to need to, quote, work a little bit harder in iowa to win back support in the first in the nation caucus state. phil lipov, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: jeb bush's faltering presidential campaign is scaling back on staff, salaries, travel, and other costs. the bush camp says it will invest more cash in securing wins in early voting states. right now, the focus appears to be on new hampshire. staffers will reportedly face payroll cuts up to 40%. bush, who is already visiting each of the four early states about twice a month, is planning to make more frequent and longer trips to those states. karen: house republicans are targeting the president's health care law again. frank: the key parts of the plan being stripped in a budget bill. and facebook stepping up after a key flaw in the social networks app. karen: and the price for your
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spike. danielle: and i'm tracking hurricane patricia. where it is right now, where it's heading next, and the cold air that's settling
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frank: now 6:44. time for a look at your top economic stories. here's a look at those numbers. the dow finishing up 157 points on friday. for the week an almost 3% increase. the nasdaq, up 11 points. for the week about a 3% rise. the s&p up 22 points finishing 2.5% higher for the week. you may be paying more for your thanksgiving dinner this year. the bird-flu outbreak wiped out more than nine million turkeys meaning fewer turkeys in u.s. warehouses and higher prices for consumers. analysts are reluctant to declare a turkey shortage but say turkey stocks are down more than 21 million pounds since august, nearly double last year's number. amazon's c.e.o. is now america's third richest person after his company's stock soared on thursday. a 77 percent jump in profits at amazon sent the c.e.o.'s wealth through the roof, adding almost $5 billion to his fortune. according to the bloomberg
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worth is about $55 billion. karen: massachusetts is home to quite a few millionaires. and most of them call boston home. take a look at the most recent data from the state department of revenue. this is from 2013. it shows 1,617 millionaires lived in boston as of 2013. newton has the second most with 1,058 millionaire households. and wellesley comes in at number 3 with 726. for the full list log onto wcvb.com. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. danielle: we have been watching hurricane patricia very closely. it's a category 1 storm now with winds of 75 miles an hour. gusts to 90 miles an hour. it is moving to the north and east pretty quickly at 21 miles an hour. now it has put down quite a bit of rain in mexico. over ten inches in some spots. we could see over 4-8 inches in additional rainfall from this system as it pushes up and then eventually moves its way into
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texas, louisiana, parts of arkansas and oklahoma. that moisture is not really necessary considering texas already under flash flood watches and have seen upwards of 10 inches of rain in some locations there. associated with this cold front. now we're watching this system carefully too because we're watching a warm frontal boundary as it's going to lift into our area and give us our next chance of some showers. notice i say showers. not full blown-out rain. for now high pressure is dominating our weather so the chances for rain going up tomorrow especially in the morning hours. i think by afternoon, we're actually going to dry out. it is not a washout of a day. not necessarily everyone is going to see that rain. dry monday and tuesday. and then wednesday the remnants of patricia, the cold frontal boundary all of this is getting thrown in our direction. we could see some significant rain overnight wednesday into thursday. and we really do need the rain because since january 1 we're down over 7.5 inches in boston,
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down over seven inches in worcester so we are looking for the rain. we're under moderate drought through worcester county. 33 right now in worcester. 24 concord. 25 keene. 39 boston. 50 in nantucket. so if you are headed out right now, i would grab a coat. temperatures today are going to warm up. not as much as we would like. those winds coming off the water from the north and east to the south and east at by 5-10. we are going to see more clouds pushing in the forecast through the afternoon. so low 50's even though they should be running around 59 degrees. notice the clouds kind of back in from east to west especially in the eastern half of the state. by about 9:00 or 10:00. and then the western side of the state sees some clouds by afternoon. all associated with that warm frontal boundary. so again lots of cloud cover by evening hours and rain showers coming in overnight into early on the day of sunday. so temperatures tonight dropping into the 40's. so if the rain does start, it
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out your day and then tomorrow as that warm front shifts the winds to the south we're going to see temperatures warm into the lower 60's so it's a milder day tomorrow with some rain early in the day. in fact, here is that timing. by 7:00 in southern new hampshire, by about 9:00 in boston, north shore. and then by about lunchtime or so pushing off the south shore and the cape and then we start to see some clearing through the afternoon. and that means if you're headed out to the patriots' game, it does look good with temperatures in the low 60's at kick-off. if you are tailgating earlier though, i would definitely bring a rain jacket. through the day of monday, high pressure builds in but it brings back chillier temperatures so we're talking about high temperatures in the 50's, overnight lows in the 40's and 30's both monday and tuesday. then we watch our next chance for significant rain coming wednesday and thursday. frank? frank: thanks a lot, dab jell. a look at sports now, and it's
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looking up for the bruins. the b's in brooklyn taking on the islanders. then david pastrnak broke a tie the b's would hold on to that spooner gets one. krejci would add another, and the bruins beat the islanders 5-3. they'll be back at the garden to the court now, and a pretty good way to wrap up pre-season basketball. manchester, new hampshire. avery bradley got off to a quick start with 6 points and 4 steals in the first 10 minutes of the isaiah thomas was off the bench for this one as well. celtics win 81-65. it was their last pre-season game before they open the regular season against these same sixersat the garden. karen: it will be the kansas city royals and the new york mets in the world series. game six of the alcs blue jays and royals in kansas city. the royals wade davis with the win after pitching in and out of a ninth-inning jam. the royals wrapping up their second straight american league pennant. the fall classic starts tuesday in kansas city. the mets last won the world series in 1986, one year after
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title. historic bells will soon ring out again across boston's south end. frank: yesterday, four bells from the former holy trinity church were lifted into a reinforced belfry at the cathedral of the holy cross. it took about a half-hour to put each bell into place. the bells are originally from new orleans. the belfry has been reinforced with steel, and the bells are now wired to be rung electronically instead of by swinging. still ahead this morning, a fiery crash overnight in centerville. karen: the driver who was behind the wheel and the charges he's facing this morning. and breaking right now hurricane patricia is weakening as it makes its way across mexico. stormteam 5 meteorologist danielle vollmar is tracking what was the strongest storm on record. and we're waiting to get images from daylight. stay with us.
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frank: welcome back. we're following breaking news here on the eye. hurricane patricia is weakening right now, hours after crashing into the west coast of mexico. the storm made landfall as the strongest hurricane ever recorded. there are reports of some flooding and landslides but no word of major damage just yet officials are wary though as they wait to get the full scale of the destruction, saying this is still an extremely dangerous storm. karen: two more methuen students arrested charged with threatening to open fire at their school. methuen's police chief tells us
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and 14 years old. they're accused of telling some students not to show up on monday because they were going to shoot up the school. frank: a teenager is charged with drunk driving in centerville after escaping a police say he crashed a truck into a tree on great marsh road, and it burst into flames. firefighters arrived at the scene and put out the fire. the young man was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. the house has passed a budget bill that would repeal key parts of the affordable care act and strip federal funds from planned parenthood for a year. the bill would repeal the requirement for all americans to obtain health insurance and for employers to offer it to their workers. but the budget reconciliation bill faces an uncertain fate in the senate, and president obama has vowed to veto it. karen: there's a fix to a problem that may be draining your i-phone battery. facebook admitting defects in its app have been sapping battery life. i-phone users noticed the problem when apple launched ios9, which allows you to track how much power your apps use. in response to complaints,
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should help. usually celebrities try to avoid attention in their everyday life. frank: but a local hero managed to get all eyes on him at whole foods without anybody knowing who he was. check it out. so the man behind the mask was tom brady. the quarterback just posted that video to his facebook page. it promotes unreal candy which is an organic brand sold at whole foods stores all over new england. and brady left surprises in some of the candy. this lucky fan found number 12's signature in one package. pretty cool for a kid right there to get his signature. it's just a win-win. candy and a signature. karen: how cool is that? can you imagine. danielle: tom brady fooling us all with a mask. you know, the patriots are playing at home this weekend. the weather looks great for that. we do have ra little bit of rain coming in. it looks like it should be done by the end of it.
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if you're headed out right now, grab a coat. only warming into the 50's with partly sunny skies. tomorrow early showers and then we see some sunshine by afternoon. it's a milder day tomorrow. enjoy it. we're much cooler by monday and tuesday. of course, we're watching hurricane patricia. frank: thanks a lot, danielle. you can watch the latest newscenter 5 newscast right now or any time on the wcvb mobile apps. karen: we'll be back at leadership isn't given. it's earned. realized. accomplished. fulfilled. won. r leadership isn't given.
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