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justice. >> this is wcvb at 5:00. >> breaking news in the search for that killer. let's get live in princeton. >> investigators have released more information . they are looking for a man who has cut's and bruises. the jogger murdered in princeton is being remembered with balloons and sneakers. police return to the wooded crime scene. this is where she was found dead. police still working to identify a suspect say it a man who was injured when marcotte fought back.
have in this case again leads us to believe there was a struggle between the nassau and -- vanessa and her assailant. reporter: police are asking for help from the public. call this tip line anonymously at 508-453-7589 if you know of a man with fresh scratches or injuries, or if you remember a cl wooded road. the da didn't take any question but just wanted to get this specific info out there. live in princeton rhondella richardson. jc: now to the dangerous heat temperatures soaring into the 90's today. the humidity making it feel like it's over 100 degrees.
harvey: there has been no relief compared to the heat of the day. boston is a 96 degrees. lawrence hit 99 degrees today. right now it feels like 105 in boston. struggle to get to 80 degrees. the heat advisory in effect until 7:00. and the same story, noon to seven all over again. in our area, a little shower. there is some action, strong storms moving toward
we will talk about changes in the temperature in a little while. jc: boston is taking no chances with the extreme heat. a heat advisory has been declared. there is free admission to the city pool. check on elderly residents and stay hydrated. >> a lot can happen. we are asking people to check around you. you may not think it will affect your body but it is. jc: you will find a full list of the cooling centers open across the city on our app. >> the driver accused of raping a teenage girl collapses during
revealed in court today. reporter: that driver said nothing in court but the look on his face says plenty. the moment court began it was clear darnell booth was not happy. and when he heard the charges against him he collapsed. >> prosecutors say booth met a 16-year-old girl as her uber driver. but then began to message her on snapchat. her up again a few days later then raped her. >> he pulled into a parking lot. at that point he turned and told her to take off her pants. reporter: but watch his reaction to the next allegation. atoint, he leaned over from the driver's seat and slapped her face on two occasions. reporter: booth has an 8 page criminal history including one prior sexual assault allegation, for which he was never arrested.
story may not add up. >> i have received a police report and listen to the statement of probable cause and i would suggest there are far more questions than answers. reporter: booth was not working as a driver during the time of that alleged rape. he has been banned as a driver. >> caught on camera. the moment of impact when a train slammed into a pickup truck. how witnesses say this happened. >> officials say the gates were down and the bells were ringing
through and pulls in front of the train as it is entering the intersection. the train pushes the pickup down the track 100 yards. >> how bad was it? >> it would not have knocked you off your feet. >> did you know you had hit something? >> i figured it out. reporter: the driver's name was robert thompson. none of the passengers on board were hurt. jc:+ commitment 2016.
pleaded their cases with groups suspicious of them during the primaries. newscenter 5's janet wu reports clinton sounded a populist message in michigan, trump in florida to evangelicals. hillary clinton lost michigan to bernie sanders last march. today, she was sounding a lot like him even a bit like donald trump -- >> we're going to invest $10 billion in what we're calling make it in america partnerships to support american manufacturing. reporter: clinton even admitted past trade agreements including nafta negotiated by her husb promised. and then she made this populace pitch. >> i think we gotta reverse what everybody needs to go to college. more than half the jobs required in 2020 don't require a college degree. >> trump campaign in florida.
without changing status. >> we're going to get your voice back. we're going to get it back. reporter: their voice in florida on election day is critical for trump. clinton is outspending him here 12 to 1 flooding the airwaves with ads. >> if you get your people out we'll going to win florida. reporter: florida is the big kahuna 27 electoral votes. not president of the united states. right now, trump and clinton are in a dead heat in florida. clinton needs the state as badly a trump does. in michigan, clinton has an 11 point lead in the latest polls. but to keep that lead, she must convince sanders supporters to go to the polls not sit it out in november. reporter: thank you. the port of boston has a familiar new name. governor charlie baker signed legislation today renaming cruiseport boston after the city's former mayor, ray flynn. the port will now be called
ambassador to the vatican, says he is proud to be honored at the port that welcomed million of immigrant families to america. reporter: hot and humid perfect weather for football. maybe not, but the patriots are set to take the field for their first pre-season game at gillette. sportscenter 5's mike lynch is live in foxborough with a preview. >> good afternoon. welcome to football season. for the record today is august 11.
we rotate in and out. you will get to play with different guys. >> it is more enjoyable. it is always great competition. it gives you new techniques and what to work on. it makes it a lot more fun. reporter: when we left you last night we were waiting x-rays. we learned earlier the x-rays were negative. he is back in the lineup. he will be the designated hitter batting third. we will see you then.
not too bad. 9310 newton corner. not too bad. 128 south. usual delays. 22 minutes. could that be game day traffic, perhaps northbound seven minutes. jc: next on newscenter 5 at 5: dozens hurt in a massive fire in maryland. ben: at least two people killed. fire crews still putting out hot spots. the search for those unaccounted for right now. jc: remember the man who set out on his own version of the ice bucket challenge ? he had baked beans dropped on him here in boston?? the stuff he's dumped since across the country. ben: then in your health, our children and their heart health. the new research raising
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out this attack in this -- fire attack. >> two people killed. dozens of others injured when flames tore through this apartment holding. >> people were jumping out of the window, screaming for help. >> they sent degree -de it is fire in the apartment across from me. >> firefighters on the scene helping people trapped in their homes. some forced to drop their children from windows and balconies. >> one was thrown over the balance.
several others unaccounted for. >> recovery efforts will have to wait. >> a lot of damage there. some say they smelled gasoline in that area. >> faulty wiring on a hot tub. one of the worst fires in california history. destroyed 1300 homes. criminal charges could be filed. here today, almost like stale air. it just sits on you. anchor: i will go along with that completely. we had multiple problems.
, check it out. it is tough. we are talking extreme drought. >> what do we need to get out of this? >> what you need is a steady rain that adds up to something. it may happen late in the big. let's get over there. 99 in lawrence. they were runn that is pretty tough stuff. boston we are evaluating this. it has to stay there to be the high temperature of the day. blue hill, 95. here we are after 5:00.
this is oppressive air over most of our area. it is still extremely uncomfortable. take the humidity. 105 degrees in boston. that is why we have had a heat advisory. in terms of the showers, a couple have popped up. starting to show signs of weakening, it has been moving south and east. that dumbs heavy rain with lightning for a while. this is typical for what can happen.
tonight, this evening for the patriots, as they start the preseason game, obviously hot and humid. a similar story for the red sox and yankees. as i mentioned we do it all over again. there could be a few scattered thunderstorms that could be around. again. we have some sunshine. we could see a few storms approaching into friday night. saturday is a tricky forecast. there's going to be a front closed to us. the wind will be from the northeast. boston north will be cooler
storms. there is a chance we will get some rain but only by a little margin. but today and tomorrow, we have a big impact day due to the heat and humidity more than anything else. take it . i hope that is pretty obvious. anchor: you sort of move slowly in the hot weather. ben: thank you. remember the ice bucket challenge? it is back this year but there is a twist. jc: a man dumped baked beans on himself last week. there you see him getting corn tossed on him. he calls it the 50 and 30
bringing awareness to als. >> when they had the ice bucket challenge, if you didn't have a friend or family member you didn't know what it was. that awareness is key to raising funding and that will lead to a cure. jc: that is the video. props i couldn't. i will do the ice bucket challenge. >> we now know it is paying off. it is actually making a difference. ben: olympic record said again today. jc: a couple of local favorites competed. that is next. ben: three young women shot and killed inside of a car.
>> fans had something more to cheer about. she qualified in her signature event, the 800 meter freestyle. she was seven seconds faster than anyone in the pull. -- the little -- the pool. >> he qualified fourth fastest. he is seeking a gold-medal in the event. swimmers will move into the semi's. missy franklin staying positive, qualifying third to advance in the backstroke semis. american kayla harrison defended her title and the women's kilogram division in dramatic style.
winning the contest. today, justin rose made sure it did not go unnoticed. a belgian sailor has become -- the first competitor to get sick after sailing the waters. the bay is saf ben: next week continue with following breaking news out of princeton. jc: new information in the murder of a jogger. ? ? 4 by 4 by land, 4 by 4 by sea ? ? 4 by 4 by air - 'cause i like to fly free ? ? 4 my country and how it all started out ?
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>> this anchor: breaking news at 5:30, investigators say murder victim vanessa marcotte fought her killer after being attacked while jogging. the d.a. says the suspect would have scratches and bruises. be on the lookout. today, state police returned to the wooded crime scene along brooks station road in princeton. investigators have also narrowed the timeline of the crime, they now say it happened between 1:00-and-3:00 pm on sunday. jc: right now, we're learning more about the uber driver
darnell booth has a long criminal record. he's accused of raping a 16-year-old girl he met as a customer. booth is held without bail. ben: a rail-crossing collision, caught on camera. a man driving a pick-up truck drove around a crossing gate in wakefield, colliding with a commuter train. the driver taken to mass general no one on the train was hurt. jc: harvey joins us now right now we are dealing with dangerous heat and humidity. anchor: reached 96. right now, 100. it is a brutally uncomfortable evening. we are all he going to coast down into the 80's. in terms of wet weather, much