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speaks. >> from boston' s leader, this is wcvb newscenter five at noon. erika: breaking right now, the president expected to make a statement after meeting with his national security team, we will go to that as soon as it happens. this as people prepare to travel or thanks giving. -- travel for thanks giving. newscenter 5' s todd kazakiewich is live at logan airport. >> the fbi is warning for terrorist copycats at malls, and train statns. the fed' s are encouraging stepped up security. they have definitely seen that at logan. today, massachusetts state troopers are patrolling logan airport with high-powered weapons and k9s. security here is always tight, but especially as the holiday travel season begins less than two weeks after the terror
attacks in paris. >> this is going to be one of the busiest travel days we' ve seen since tsa' s inception. >> this morning, the first wave of holiday travelers was in line at the tsa checkpoint in terminal a before 4:30. the long lines mean long wait times. tsa says the best way to expedite the screening process is if each passenger arrives prepared. >> if you show up, and you' re a traveler, and you' re ready, and you have your boarding pass out, and you make sure you don' t have any prohibited items in your luggage, it' ll help get you through the checkpoint a lot quicker and everyone else behind you a lot quicker. >> sadly, for some passengers, like brenda kozuch of east bridgewater, the headaches have when brenda and her sons got to logan this morning for their flight to atlanta, brenda discovered she had forbidden items on her -- camping knives and lighters. m going to try and s a mail slot and you can put that d rather not lose it. brenda also says their first flight was delayed half an hour. travelers, it' s been a smooth ride, allowing them to focus on
the end result -- happy reunions. you are looking at the second surge of t[:1imje the security checkpoints halloween the first search this morning. logan is a fairly efficient operation as airports go, and because of the good weather here today, most flights are on time. it is always a good idea to get to the airport early for holiday travel. get to the airport with plenty of time to spare. reporting live from terminal a at logan, todd kazakiewich, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: thank you. also breaking right now, worcester police are searching the driver who struck a city police officer and took off.
all of us recognize how horrific and heinous what took place in paris was. as i said yesterday, for many of us, the events struck a deep chord giving the connection between united states and france. the degree to which americans see, in paris, a way of life from know your to us in america. giving -- given to americans have been asking each other whether it is safe here, to fly. i know the families have discussed the fears of terrorism at the dinner table, many for the first time since september 11. it is understandable that people worry something similar can in paris made the threat feel
into thanksgiving weekend, i want the american people to know that we are taking every possible step to keep our homeland safe. first, we are going after isil, that is our strategy for more than a year. i will speak to the strategy in the coming weeks. let me remind what our coalition is doing to destroy the terrorist and defeated their ideology. our military has conducted more than 8000 airstrikes on isis strongholds and equipment. those airstrikes along with our partners have taken out key leaders and taken back territory in both iraq and syria. we work to choke off their finances and their supply lines. and counter their recruitment and messaging. even as america is a way supporting french airstrikes in
syria, yesterday the french president and i agreed that we would step up coordination further. and do more of the work together. we are stepping up the pressure where it lives on isil, adjusting our tactics when necessary until they are beaten. that is our first goal. second, we continue to do everything possible to prevent attacks at home and abroad and prevent terrorist fighters from entering the united states or other nations. since 9/11, we have taken extraordinary measures to strengthen from aviation security, to border security, to information sharing. we have improved upon these actions over time. anytime there is event we learned something from it. we continue to refine it, we continue to improve upon our
now, we know of no specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland. that is based on the latest information i just received in the situation room. it is similar to the information that i received on saturday in the briefing before i left on my trip last week. as americans travel this weekend to be with their loved ones, i want them to know that our counterterrorism, intelligence, homeland security, and law-enforcement professionals at every level are working overtime , they are continually monitoring threats at home and abroad. continually evaluating security. they are constantly working to protect all of us. their work is prevented attacks, their efforts have saved lives. they serve every hour of every day for the sake of our
they did so before paris and they do so now. without fanfare or credit, and without a break with the holidays. the bottom line isjo this , i want the american people to know, entering the holidays, that the combined resources of our military, intelligence, and homeland security agencies are on the case. they are vigilant, wrote that lets, and effective -- relentless, and effective. of a specific, be informed. for people, as they are going about their business, to be vigilant. if you see something suspicious, say something. that is always helpful. `b=q!i]%m1 americans should go about their usually thanksgiving -- usual thanks giving weekend activities. celebrate our blessings with family and friends.
a troubling reality of our age, we are both equipped to prevent attacks and resilient in the face of those who would try to do us harm. thankful for. happy thanksgiving everybody. erika: the president urging vigilance but saying no specific, credible intelligence of a plot on the home and this time after being briefed by all of the intelligence officials this afternoon. a heightened alert but the president urging americans to go about their business and saying they are doing all they can to keep the home and save. people are traveling, interested in the weather, we turn to cindy, clear skies. cindy: the past few days have been nice, starting out cold, teens and 20' s in the suburbs, but in the low to even
as warm as 48 , and crack the 40 degree mark in worcester, boston at 44. a lot of sunshine that will be sticking around until the sunshine goes down. temperatures fairly steady, after sunset even, they hold close to 40 degrees, not as cold tonight, high-pressure going east. out west, the snow on the northern rock ease. this system will shift eastward through sex -- thanks giving day and rain moving into the parts of the midwest -- a lot of warm air pushed in our directions. by thanksgiving, get these. -- 50' s. a warm-up coming up. erika: police inveckrsating a deadly crash, a car flying out
we are in natick with what we learned about the incident. antoinette: i spoke to a witness who saw the car go airborne, to customers in their 70' s, one of them who is just been identified as kenneth mcdonald was killed, were just leaving the store. they were all hit when they left the store. >> i' ve had some4h tears, it is tough to see people die in front of you. antoinette: the contractor getting emotional as he recalls the terrifying scene that unfolded yesterday. he and his crew were working on the landscaping when this white buick lesabre shot across the parking lot at the cloverleaf shopping center. >> he never let off the gas. went around my truck. antoinette: the car hit a curb and went airborne right before walking out of the harbor
>> we -- tools or. -- toll store. >> a lot of blood and chaos. antoinette: the driver was a woman in her late 80' s, investigators reconstructing the scene, trying to figure out what caused her to lose control. witnesses scarred by the horror that unfolded. >> tell my kids i love them. life -- live everyday like it is your last. antoinette: that driver suffered minor injuries, we got an update on the two victims who survived. those two men have been upgraded to stable condition. erika: thank you. worcester police searching for the driver who struck a city police officer and took off.
the officer was directing traffic this morning when he was hit. worcester police said he was taken to the hospital with a minor injury but will soon be released. four people have been indicted in connection with a burglary and murder of a marshfield man. 45-year-old robert mckenna was found dead in his home in september. michael moscaritolo of quincy, mark o' brien of south boston, and james ferguson of dorchester are facing murder indictments. lauren kalil of quincy was indicted on one count of accessory after the fact. the founder of a paxton animal shelter destroyed in a fire says he will rebuild. richard clark tells the worcester telegram the new facility will be sturdier and more cutting-edge than the building that burned sunday night. killed that fire. a gofundme page raising funds for the sweet pea friends of rutland animals facility has already raised more than $100,000. right now, two fantasy sports sites are fighting to stay in business in new york. at a court hearing that is just
getting underway, boston-based draft kings and fan duel will argue they are legal under state law. new york' s attorney general wants to shut the sites down immediately -- calling them illegal gambling operations. this is expected to be a long legal battle. a wide receiver for the rams shot twice in the head, an update on his condition right now. a close call for a demolition worker. how he and his excavator were nearly crushed by a falling smokestack. cindy: warming up for the holiday but it will not last the entire weekend, when we cool back down and when a view showers move through. erika: and where the bay state falls on the list of best and
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>> you are watching newscenter 5 at noon. erika: the implosion of a landmark in alabama goes wrong -- with the smokestack crashing on an excavator. the demolition team had some trouble taking the stack down so they did some risky digging to get it to fall, but the tower fell on the excavator, trapping the operator
explosives vet surviven< and was fine. st. louis rams wide receiver stedman bailey is expected to survive a shooting in florida. nfl.com is reporting he was in a car with family members when someone pulled up and opened fire. espn says he was shot twice in the head and will undergo surgery today. bailey is currently serving a four-game suspension for violating the nfl' s substance abuse policy. french police say the man behind the paris attacks planned a second attack that was supposed to happen just days after the first. investigators say the plot would have involved suicide attacks on the french financial district. the plan was disrupted when police raided an apartment where the terrorists were hiding and planning their next move. a new survey highlights america' s best and worst places to live. and massachusetts tops the list analysis company 24-7 wall street reviewed social and economic data in all 50 states. massachusetts is home to some of the wealthiest and most educated populations in the country.
connecticut is listed at number two, with new hampshire rounding out the top three. not going to argue. sunshine, sunshine, which is great. we will warm it up. storms out west and as they get closer, the temperatures will go up. a chilly week. we have been below average since the weekend, average high 48 and giving. -- thanksgiving. there, lots of blue sky. temperatures will come up and have seen. 44 degrees now, wind out of the east, northeast,0f| light, water temperatures around 41.
worcester, 40 degrees and mid-40 south of town from norwood to new bedford and plymouth. a few upper-40' s on cape cod now. temperatures will hold steady through the afternoon, not climbiuq5>uj sunny skies. we turn that wind around to the southeast and you see how clear it is, look at the waters to our south, the clouds, as the wind become southerly, we may pull clouds in during the overnight. tomorrow early, low clouds and areas of fog. high pressure hanging on, it has kept the storms away and this will slight east and that will allow our next-door that is evolving to come out of the west and move east across the country. some snow back through the rockies but it will scoop up more moisture through the middle
backside of this system that will travel to our west, we stay on the mild side of this is into the upcoming weekend. snow forecast through thanksgiving nightea picking up a half a foot to a foot of snow this way. a fairly impressive system just it will not do much for us. tonight, the clouds come in and they will blanket us. hanging onto cloud cover early tomorrow with temperatures tonight into the 30' s. not the teens and 20' s we have seen lately, the coldest suburbs s. a milder southwesterly wind through thanksgiving, and this system on friday is well to our north, there will be a gusty temperatures coming up. tomorrow, mid-50' s. starting out with low clouds. at the football game tomorrow morning, temperatures
40' s, southerly winds 10 to 20 miles per hour midday, pushing skies in the afternoon. burn off some of the meal with a walk. black friday deals early, sunrise, s. 60 in the afternoon here the clouds will increase later on friday as the sunshine drops southward, a lot of the moisture associated with the front falls apart. a few showers through the overnight on friday. exiting first thing saturday morning. temperatures fall behind the front and back down into the 40' s for the rest of the holiday weekend. the warm weather moving in, the warmest day should be friday. erika: looking good, thank you. a surprise for everyone at the umass lowell game. dontavius smith makes the steal, goes up for the dunk, and the umass/wheelock game was delayed for about an hour while the glass was cleaned up. and too bad for smith. t even go in.
place this morning, mike lynch was the guest host alongside former patriots player joe andruzzi. this year' s win went to arlington high. the event benefits the greater boston food bank and the winning team got tickets to the bruins and $1,000 for their school. cindy: congratulations. erika: were those frozen or fresh. cindy: i am going to go with fresh. we are warming it up for thursday and friday, a few showers friday night, then it weekend. erika: thank you so much for joining us, if you are heading somewhere, travel safe. >> this is an editorial by the president and general manager of wcvb. on what we conversation shifted to the many things we can all be thankful
our respect and gratitude to those on the frontlines of national security who, when we watch terrible events unfold around the globe, have kept us remarkably safe at home. thoughtful people have entered into the heated national discussion on refugees, hoping to immigrate to america. and some of the more extreme voices on both sides of the issue are being challenged. we celebrate the innovators that drive massachusetts, making the commonwealth a true player in the global economy, we are equally grateful we live in a as a vocation and true civic responsibility in support of the community. local food banks are a powerful this week. living in a great medical hope that is complement of beit networks of community health centers that many. new england sports fans are blessed and we offer a thank you to david ortiz, he announces
retirement and it gives us plenty of time to honor his leadership on the field and off. especially when, in the wake of the marathon bombings, his colorful vocabulary set the tone for boston strong. there we dream of a 19-zero season, why not come the new england patriots may not be loved elsewhere but he ran home they continue to be world-class and we love that. for everyone here to you and