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news in dorchester 6789. one person being treated for injuries. heather: it started over a parking spot. it happened on nightingale street. one person was shot and rushed to the hospital. the suspect and the victim were arguing over a parking space before that shooting. police say the victim was expected to survive. the suspect is still on the run. phil: and we are following breaking news in quincy. several people were hurt in an explosion at the nwra plant. heather:there was a fire in gas. john atwater is live at the scene for us. john? reporter: heather, this was an incredibly dangerous situation because the explosion happened ground. five workers went to the hospital after inhaling a a lot of smoke. firefighters raced to the waste water treatment plant before 1:00 this afternoon. black smoke was billowing from
workers were hurt in an explosion. >> they were down there working and, boom, there was some kind of explosion and a lot of smoke and they evacuated. >> they were seven to eight stories underground doing maintenance at the facility. they were able to run above ground to safety as firefighters suited up to go in. >> they shut the electricity off and they were down in the dark except for their portable lighting. >> neighbors saw the smoke pouring from the building for hours. officials say the five employees hillary cover. >> we are grateful our staff weren't more seriously injured. reporter: you can see in the distance a lot of firefighters are still here. not clear at the point of gases contributing to the explosions underground or some kind of mechanical failure. firefighters are here investigating. john atwater, wcvb, newscenter
phil: thanks. tonight police in everett are searching for suspects in an armed robbery at a convenience store there. pictures on your screen. one of the suspects hit the clerk in the head before taking off. heather:todd kazakiewich talked with investigators a short time ago. todd, what can you tell us? reporter: heather and phil, we talked with the mayor and the police chief and they said no arrests have been made, but both men are confident they will get justice for the clerk who was robbed and assaulted. surveillance video shows the clerk at work behind the counter when the suspects rush in. he puts up his hands to try to any closer. the suspect charges forward and demands money. look closely at the weapon in the suspect's right hand. >> it was believed to be later a replica handgun which we did recover. reporter: police are hoping someone recognizes the uncovered face of the suspect.
1:00 on monday near broadway and everett. look again at the camera angle. during the attack a customer stands at the counter and no doubt startled by the sudden and armed robbery. the suspects take off with an unannounced amount of cash after assaulting the clerk and leaving him bleeding heavily. >> the clerk at the store suffered a head wound in a struggle with one of the suspects. reporter: again this armed robbery happened just up the street from city hall. right now. at 6:00 we'll tell you what the mayor has to say. you'll hear about the changes he says could help to prevent clerks from becoming victims from robbery and assault. todd kazakiewich, wcvb newscenter 5. phil: harvey joins us now. harvey, milder temperatures are moving in. harvey: yes, tomorrow you will notice a real difference, phil. right now it is in the 30s and just about all of us should make it into the 40s tomorrow. that will be pretty nice after
snow most of us saw, at least to different degrees over the weekend. look at the wind though. they are very light. it makes the 30s not too difficult to take. the winds will stay light. notice we will be in and out of clouds especially thickening later tonight. in spite of that a mild southwesterly wind will help us warm into the 40s. and it will be a pretty mild launching pad considering we are right in the heart of winter. temperatures will be around the freezing mark very early and down near the south coast they will be milder than that. we'll go over how mild it will be and the changes that will follow in temperature and any storm potentials for late week coming up in a little while. heather:a man is accused of shooting at a local plow driver. rhondella richardson is live in plymouth. rhondella? reporter: the accused called the private contractor driving the plow distracting because a bright light, slow moving, didn't have the blade down to
in his firing of the handgun. bruce o'brian is accused of firing his licensed hand gun three times in a saturday road rage incident with a snowplow. >> they were stuck behind a snowplow truck. the truck was swerving and after passing the plow truck she stated he points the gun out his window and fires. reporter: o'brian's wife in the passenger street as they travel on rocky hill road tells police upset the plow hit them and fired three shots into the ground. police charged the man with assault with a deadly weapon. they say they were just warning shots. >> the shots were fired out of the driver's side window. >> after the suv passed the plow , the driver of the car then heard three pops they believe to be gunshots. reporter: they had dinner and drinks on the plymouth water front and returning to their rental found themselves bow hind a care -- caravan of
they call the driving erratic. he tried to pass the plow and then brandished a happened gun and accusing the driver of nearly veering into his jeep when he passed. he is charged with discharging a firearm under the influence. police say he was not drunk. >> great guy. never in trouble before. >> is he a responsible gun owner? >> does he regret what he has done. >> folks, please. reporter: he must surrender all weapons to police pending the outcome of the case and posted the $2500 bail. rhondella richardson, wcvb newscenter 5. phil: one of the patriot practice squad players is under arrest for assault. he allegedly assaulted a man and two women early on saturday morning at a foxborough bar. witnesses say he grabbed the two women and punched one of the women's boyfriends. wharton said he accidentally brushed up against the women and then punched the man in self-defense.
signed to the practice squad on january 12th, but saw no game action. his contract has expired and we are told he will not return to the team. heather:patriots fans are recovering after reaching the end of the road. many will not return to gillette for some time now. doug was there when coach bill belichick held the final news conference of the season. >> we did a lot of good things and won a lot of games. we came up short in the end. it was bittersweet. reporter: coach bill belichick is closing out the 2015 and 2016 season. it was made up of competitive and tough workers who he had immense respect for how they played. only hours after the crushing defeat in denver he has already begun the task of building next year's team. >> i will look at the opportunities going forward
are best for the team. >> that's not to say he doesn't reflect the team. it has nothing to do request point. reporter: the clearly exsac operate -- exswras separated coach not pleased with how this season ended. >> wouldn't put it on any one guy or one situation or one position. in the end we came up short. reporter: there is a cold, harsh reality when it comes to the nfl. bill belichick put it bluntly. time to turn the page and move on. perhaps easier said than done. at gillette stadium, wcvb newscenter 5. phil: a local college student is under scrutiny after making comments against the patriots kicker. the tweets in question were made after the first quarter
we are not sharing the content because the language used is so incredibly offensive. the tweets were made by a student at eastern that's rein college -- eastern that's -- nazareene college. they said it in no way reflects the values we strive to instill in our students. the school is considering disciplinary action. heather:coach belichick said the malfunctioning tablets on the sidelines did not affect the patriots one bit. he said they still had access to old school printed photos. the microsoft tablets stopped working in the first half preventing players seeing realtime photos. microsoft don't blame them. it was a network issue that was fixed after 20 minutes. heather: gisele offering a positive outlook. thanks for the messages supporting her husband saying we are so proud of him with the hash tag gratitude. phil: don't panic and don't pay.
scams to educate customers before it is too late. several reports have already come in about callers who threaten to shut off the electricity unless they agree to have a prepaid debit card. they say they would never make such a request. heather:prices at the gas pump continue to decrease. it is now selling $1.83. that's a three cent drop from last week and 22 cents in the past seven weeks. phil: if someone you know is burning some of the gas to get home we'll look at first alert traffic. this is the mass pike. it looks good in both directions. the -- it is 24 minutes from mass ave to route 3. north of the city, 11 minutes from the upper deck through 128. out west eight minutes to newton corner. we are looking at 20 minutes from the western tolls to 495.
that's the kind of ride we like for a monday. that's your first alert look at traffic. heather:if only they can all be that way. phil: still to come, the move the suspects made right after and the mistake they made that's kept them from causing harm. heather:and we'll take you to the campaign trail one week before the showdown. phil: and the surveillance i'm
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>> you're watching newscenter 5 at 5:00. phil: san bernadino terrorists tried to set up a bomb after shooting and killing
people at a social services center. but the bomb didn't go off constructed. two local law enforcement sources say they stayed in the area of the shooting trying to detonate the bomb by remote control, but they failed. they were killed in a shootout with police several miles from the scene of the original shooting. heather:commitment 2016 and with one week to go the away. both sides are busy campaigning. we go now live to our washington bureau. canada
reporter: yes, he is throwing support behind one of the old rivals. rick perry is asking conservatives to rally around ted cruz. >> he has proven he is ready to serve. >> we need to take power out of washington and back to we the people. reporter: two new polls show crews in second place behind donald trump in the hawk eye state. marco rubio comes in third. >> he wants to make sure we have an america to be proud of. reporter: he introduced cruz at a rally. >> i hope i can earn your support. reporter: the des moines register announced it is endorsing rubio and hillary clinton on the democratic side. i hope to earn your support in the caucus on monday. reporter: clinton finds herself in a tight race with bernie sanders. recent polls show the former
the vrm -- the vermont senator. >> hundreds of thousands of people stood up and got involved in our campaign. reporter: and tonight the democratic candidates are taking part in a town hall forum in des moines. live in washington, wcvb newscenter 5. phil: and we wanted to let you know i will be headed to iowa reporting live for the lead up to the caucuses beginning this thursday on newscenter 5 at 4:30. florida state is charged with ignoring a rape allegation against jameis winston. she said she was taken from a bar and he and three others raped her. they -- she alleged the school didn't respond to her allegation. now fsu will pay her $250,000 and her lawyers $700,000 to settle that lawsuit.
says the encounter was consensual. heather:the focus on snow clean up in the nation's capitol after a massive snowstorm. he set up on friday afternoon and he let it roll. look at it all stack up. it kept piling up through sunday night. look at the mounds there. it looks like the blob, but instead of red it was white. >> oh man did that snow pile grow. >> it was not so much around here. you know what, let them have it. >> if you go back one winter it was us and this time it was everybody but us in washington. look at washington. number two with over 29 inches of snow for that storm. baltimore made number one at 29.2 and philadelphia had their 6th biggest snow and
only missing by an inch. jfk was right around 30 inches as was newark, new jersey. we are seeing some clouds and pretty skies. always encouraging. 33 degrees is is the temperature in boston. seven miles an hour off the water. here you can see some clouds that are advancing in our direction and we will have clouds around. that will help prevent the temperature from bottoming out too low. we are in the 30s right now. so figure that it will be with a light wind the clouds still thin enough. we'll level off about 32 degrees. we boost into the 40s and the help of a southwesterly wind and the winds will be up a little tomorrow, but so will be the temperature. it is an offset. we'll have some clouds around at times tonight and tomorrow. and there might even be a
comes through. i think we will have the benefit of the sun. we turn our attention to late this week meaning late thursday night and into friday morning. how close will it come to us? right now the odds favor just brushing us, but there could be a complication or it could move a little closer still early in the game. once more i want to tell you the timetable will be late thursday night and friday morning with a slight chance there could still be some precipitation in the afternoon. it will develop into an ocean storm. the question is how close it comes. also not as much cold air as we had in place for the last storm if we are affected by it. and therefore it makes it a little more marginal as to whether it cob snow or rain. in any event there is your day tomorrow breezy, mild and maybe a spritz and not a big deal. then breezy and cooler on wednesday. not real cold. probably around 40 degrees on wednesday. the high temperatures are
where last week was below average this week is above average. we'll keep an eye out for overnight thursday night friday . whether or not we get a period of snow or rain in here. after that it should clear for the start of the weekend. it doesn't look like terribly cold air is going to follow. the weekend will start out cool, probably end up mild. right now it is looking like overall as we look at the next seven to 10 days, temperatures are varying at normal or above normal as opposed to when it was at or below. some are some of the changes in the temperature pattern coming up 6789 phil? phil: harv, you always talk about this. the power of lightning was caught on camera in texas. look at that. you can see it cut through it down the middle. that's spectacular video. it was caught by a school security camera in the city of tyler. no one was hurt in that strike. heather:you saw the wood
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shooting to tell you about. witnesses tell us two people were
arguing over a space on nightingale street. the victim shot in the stomach is expected to survive and the gunman is on the run. heather:and five people hurt from an explosion at this water streement plant in quincy. the blast may have been caused by gases. harvey leonard is joining us now. harvey: there will be melting tomorrow. i can tell you that. temperatures in the 30s and it felt pretty good out there. the winds are light and coming out of on the light side. if we look to the south and west we can see milder air. pittsburgh is 43. even detroit is 42. so you can see milder air is going to be coming in with a southwesterly wind tomorrow. as for the temperatures tonight if you're stepping out it will be chilly. 20s and low to mid30s, but