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and it will be 80 near the coast line. more showers and storms tomorrow; several chances of rain in 70 forecast. we break it down as the eye-opener continues. >> now, on newscenter 5's eyeopener -- randy: breaking overnight, a fiery crash on the highway. the chain reaction starting with construction traffic. erika: also breaking, severe turbulence after a flight departs from boston. one passenger's horror story as we learn about the injuries, forcing an emergency landing. randy: aly raisman redeemed. in rio, and the challenge still to come. it's on the eye for this friday morning. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter fives eyeopener. erika: a live look over the city -- i think the buildings are sweating. another stifling day on the way, with some storm potential. good morning, i'm erika
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cindy: you couldn't even see outside yesterday and it's the kind of morning where it is still very humid, so there is the threat for storms today with a lot going on weather-wise and in boston and 78, and there you can see the dew point in the lower 70's, the stickier that will make it oppressive today and post at risk for the heat we have that heat advisory around the cape, not just in boston but in the suburbs, lower 70's through the cave in the mid-70's. a few patchy clouds to the south, but those will stay offshore and as we get into the afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will he popping up -- we are quickly into the 80's
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today. that risk of severe storms comes between 2:00 and 8:00 and notice it will be mid to upper 90's once again and when you factor in the humidity it will feel like 100 degrees. i will walk you through the weekend, but right now we want to get you out to the roads and see how we are doing. olessa: distress looks good, -- this stretch looks several vehicles involved in the crash. the westbound side has one leg getting through, eastbound, all laser shot down. if you are traveling through that stretch, we will keep you posted and let you know when it reopens. in the meantime, expect heavy delays. hello 128, asked -- along 128, expect some delays. we have two lanes that are still closed for a couple more minutes
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starting on schedule. randy: breaking overnight, a fiery crash sets off a terrifying chain reaction shutting down a busy highway, the intense flames startling drivers stuck in construction traffic. erika: the eyeopener's antoinette antonio is live in newton with the video and what we've learned overnight. antoinette: this crash involved several cars and a lot of flames, just over there on the other side of to that video -- here is what we know from witnesses, and minivan rear-ended another vehicle, not realizing that all the cars in front of them have slowed down to a crawl because of that construction and that is when the minivan burst into flames, everyone quickly getting out of the vehicle -- the witness we said said it had the car while
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that chain reaction crash, a total of four cars involved -- it's unknown how serious the injuries are and at this point in the investigation we are still not sure why the driver did not slow down. all lanes are back open this morning, no impact on your morning commute. antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: also breaking overnight, a frightening flight for passengers from logan airport. we're talking about turbulence so severe the pilot had to as possible. two dozen people were hurt. jet blue flight 429 took off from logan last night headed for sacramento. but they hit extreme turbulence forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in south dakota. casey corcoran from milton was on board with his young kids. it was almost like a bang, like we hit a wall and just dropped straight down. there was stuff in the aisles, you had people crying. erika: casey says within 15 minutes that plane was on the ground.
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is being brought in to bring passengers to california. we'll keep you posted as we get new information. randy: a disturbing story out of rhode island, where a father is charged with leaving his 3-year-old son alone in a sweltering car. cranston police say the man had taken another child into a dentist's office. the boy was left with the windows cracked open just an inch, the temperature 93 degrees inside the car. someone wa little boy and called for help. police say the child was really >> the guy was standing there holding one child and all he kept saying was i was just going to be a minute. randy: police say the child was really there for nearly 40 minutes. the boy was crying and sweaty as he was taken to the hospital. he's expected to be ok. his father is facing cruelty and child neglect charges. erika: mayor marty walsh voicing his support for a plan to lower the speed limit throughout
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crash back in march. a car involved in a drag race, jumped the curb and hit a pedestrian walking down beacon street. the city council is now working on a bill to lower the speed limit to 25. the mayor says that could help saves lives. he will sign the bill if it reaches his desk. boston police officers are being asked to take extra precautions after learning someone may be tampering with personal cars. >> on the line every day, and to have this type of vandalism on their cars is scary and certainly we are concerned about it, trying to find them. erika: there have been three separate incidents within the last month. officers found the lug nuts of their personal car's tires either missing or loose. the first incident happened july 15 in the downtown area, the second on august 4 in roxbury, and the most recent being wednesday night in east boston.
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is being held without bail charged with raping a 16-year-old girl. prosecutors say darnell booth used his job driving for uber to meet the teen. he collapsed as the charges were read in court yesterday. booth allegedly started communicating with the victim on snapchat after driving her on june 30 then offered to drive her to school and assaulted her in an everett parking lot. 5 investigates has learned booth has an eight page criminal history. boston mayor marty walsh says that raises concerns about how the company operates. >> we may have to go further. i feel like we could do it -- we have the ability to do it. randy: just last friday, governor baker signed a new law requiring background checks for uber drivers and other rideshare companies. uber called this latest incident deeply upsetting and says booth has been permanently banned. a scathing new report from the state is blasting a troubled
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"the globe" reporting problems uncovered at the braemoor health center are so troubling, that residents were deemed to be in immediate jeopardy. the facility is no longer allowed to accept new patients and is facing steep fines. synergy health centers of new jersey, which runs the center, says it is working with the state health department to improve care. erika: caught on camera, a commuter rail train slamming into a pick-up truck on the tracks in wakefield. sources tell us that truck driver is robert thompson, a 76-year-old retired wakefield firefighter. take a closer look at that surveillance video. the pickup does not appear to stop or slow as it collides with the train. although mbta officials say the bells were ringing and the gates were down. the train pushed the pickup about 100 yards down the tracks before it came to a full stop. bob young, who works nearby, ran out to help the driver.
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he was real out of it, but he was moving. erika: the driver was flown to mass general. the passengers on the train were not hurt. no word yet on what caused the crash. randy: commitment 2016. a key meeting for donald trump today, "politico" reporting the presidential candidate will sit down with the rnc this morning, as his campaign struggles to stay on message, some calling on the rnc to divert money from um today, "politico" reporting the meanwhile, donald trump is blasting hillary clinton's newly unveiled economic plan, accusing her of being too cozy to wall street. trump says she won't keep her promises, and that she'll keep signing trade deals that hurt american workers. >> we are being ripped off by everybody, especially countries. >> i will stop any trade deal that kills jobs or hold down
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would raise taxes on millionaires and tax companies who move overseas. both candidates have pledged to cut taxes on the middle class. hillary clinton's running mate tim kaine is headed to new england tomorrow. he'll campaign in manchester, new hampshire at what's being billed as a democratic organizing event. it will be held at st. anselm college. erika: right now an urgent search is underway for several people still missing after an apartment building explosion in maryland. at least two people were killed, dozens more are hurt including it took crews nearly 10 hours to control the fire as it tore through the 4-story building late wednesday night. federal investigators say residents reported the smell of gas weeks ago. the cause is under investigation. two amazing floor routines, dazzling the judges in rio, one of them, starting a historic quest for one gymnast. randy: new this morning, staying healthy in extreme heat. why men need to be especially
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unusual way of getting attention in court. the move, that did not amuse the judge. randy: breaking overnight, lanes are back open after a fiery crash on 128 north in newton overnight. the chain reaction crash involved cars that were already stuck in construction traffic. erika: and 24 people are injured after a flight from boston to sacramento hit severe turbulence. the jetblue plane made an emergency landing in south dakota. cindy? cindy: another hot day on the way. our chance for thunderstorms this weekend, ahead. we will time it out for you ahead. take a look over boston, at
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randy: good morning. and those excited kids are now playing for the new england championship. after an awesome win yesterday in rhode island. erika: good luck today, boys. show your team spirit with a wake up call. just record it with your smartphone, then upload it to ulocal by using our wcvb news app. olessa: another pleasant day like yesterday. cindy: they should get trophies
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but also some storms may pop up. if you have a chance to look up overnight, it was beautiful. this is from maine, the perseid meteor showers. it's up there in the sky it is such a treat to see these. we aren't going to see much more now starting to creep up close to the horizon. we have another few hours before it pops up and we will start thinking quickly this morning as we head up at the 90's. yesterday in boston it was one of the hottest days of the year so it will be another how one out there today. we still have the oppressive
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up, with the heat index around 100 degrees. dew point is in the 70's, so oppressive humidity levels, temperatures already running in the 70's. as you head toward the cave it is starting out in the mid-70's. a couple patchy clouds and showers that are fizzling out to the south -- nothing happening just yet. we will see the temperatures jump up like it's near 90 degrees and as we get into the afternoon you can see the heat index jumping over 100 degrees. the actual delays may be just a degree or two lower. 95 in lawrence, but that is due to increasing cloud cover as we get showers hopping up this afternoon. storm predictions give us a marginal risk for storms, generally between 2:00 and 8:00
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that not a lot is happening. then the clouds start to build and by the afternoon, a couple storms popping up. within these storms, embedded downpours and localized floods. some of the storms may have stronger window that could do damage. then overnight everything will wind -- another uncomfortable night for sleeping. we are watching this front to the north, cooler air and a few showers, that front starting to move down across the area. only in the 70's tomorrow, still in the 90's on the other side of that frontal boundary. it may provide a focus for more showers and storms.
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in the western sides, closer to the coast line tomorrow you are dry and then we are jumping back into the 90's again on sunday. cooler for some of us, but the threat of showers and storms stays this weekend. olessa: we are watching a big problem in charlestown this morning by the service plaza. eastbound we have all lanes shut down and they reopen one traveling. police activity, two trucks involved in a crash. the multivehicle crash is working and still very active. in the meantime, plan accordingly -- the buildup is already building. other than that we are in pretty good shape, the construction is gone. so far into boston you are doing
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schedule, and this is a live look at the expressway. a little bit of early-morning volume this friday morning. randy: more swimming and basketball on the agenda in rio today. erika: but this morning everyone is talking about those amazing american gymnasts. simone biles proved again why she is the best in the world. the 19-year-old just stunned the competition in the all-around her floor routine just stellar just below perfection. medals competing in the vault, beam and floor. and needham's own aly raisman was right behind her. four years ago, an all-around medal just slipped through her grasp. not in rio as she wowed the crowd and the judges. aly's tweet just saying it all -- "redemption, baby." she'll compete again tuesday defending her floor title. randy: and speaking of defending titles, how about marblehead's kayla harrison? she's golden again becoming the
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collects all i can say -- >> all i can say is that i am a truly fortunate person to be surrounded by the people i'm surrounded by because if it weren't for them it would it be where i end today. randy: team usa still on top in the medal count. 38 now including 16 golds, china is still in second with 30 medals. erika: your economy and a check of the markets. asian stocks were higher overni wall street. right now u.s. stock futures are higher. today investors will be watching for new numbers on retail sales. your health this friday, we're still dealing with heat hazards and serious humidity. and there are some things to keep in mind as you head outside. first men sweat more than women. that means they're more at risk for dehydration and that can lead to other health issues. second, drink before you are thirsty. in many cases, by the time you really need water it's too late
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and watch your medications. some of them can put you at higher risk for heat stroke including blood pressure drugs, antihistamines and anti-depressants. randy: more money is on the way for zika virus research. the white house is transferring 81 million dollars within the federal health budget because of the current impasse in congress. of that will go toward work on a $34 million vaccine to combat the virus which is now being tranmitted by mosquitoes in a section of miami. jacket, and moves not usually seen in a courtroom. erika: it's in eyepoppers. then new at 5:30, a rockland teen finds a man, trying to break into his house. the quick thinking that could help police find the suspect. randy: new information on a jogger, murdered in princeton. the bravery police say she showed in her final moments. and the new timeline that could help solve the case. erika: recapping one of our breaking stories, all lanes are
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serious injuries. we'll bring you new information
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cindy: 5:24. once again we will be dealing with extreme heat, 78 in the city.
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coast and the cape. a fairly quiet start to the day, but as we get into the afternoon, we will be watching for some showers and thunderstorms, so keep that in mind if you are going to sneak away to the beach. it is a low tide around midday, and we will lost the sun drop southward. after being in the 90's today, a little cooler tomorrow with showers and storms popping up in the afternoon. we are right back in the heat on 90's by then. randy: football is back. the patriots hosting the saints in their first pre-season game. jimmy garrapolo in at q.b., playing without gronk, edelman or danny amendola. after a slow start, it was jamie collins with the 43-yard interception return for a touchdown. in the second garappalo to james white for 56 yards. he takes it all the way down to the one-yard line.
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34-22. erika: time for your friday eyepoppers. olessa, when you need to cool off you need to cool off. olessa: and then went for this guy, too. that's a deer being rescued from a swimming pool in california. in addition to saving the wild visitor they also had to keep him away from the kids. they used a life-jacket to get him out and back into the woods. and there are almost no words for this one. a theft suspect wanted the judge's attention in a florida courtroom so he decided to try twerking. not a good idea. the judge was not amused she set bail and stopped the routine.
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randy: governor charlie baker, considering a new way to protect pets. how the bill would allow strangers to help animals, when their owner isn't around. and breaking news overnight. 24 people are hurt after a jetblue flight from boston to sacramento hit turbulence. that flight made an emergency landing in south dakota. updates ahead in our next half
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randy: breaking overnight, a wild crash ends with a minivan up in flames. what the driver says started that frightening scene. more breaking news, a flight from boston forced to land and land fast. erika: the mystery before impact. randy: new leads in the murder of a jogger in princeton. the two things police hope will help crack the case. and the best in the world. good morning. this is the center fives eye-opener. randy: 5:30 on this friday morning, and it's another steamy -- good morning, i'm randy price. erika: and i'm erika tarantal, in for emily. cindy and ausmus are here -- cindy and olessa are here.
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storms around. we have that heat advisory up once again with the heat index climbing to around 100 degrees for much of the afternoon, a tough day to the outside. a marginal risk for some severe storms this afternoon, between 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. for portions of new england. right now there are just some patchy long island, dying thunderstorms that are heading out, a quiet start but it is still sticky, 73 is what you are stepping out to in worcester, jumping out of the 70's and into the 80's with sun and clouds through lunchtime as we get into the afternoon we are watching your with temperatures in the 90's. 94, 95, about the same in
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the timeline -- not much of anything by lunchtime, but then things may start to pop up north and west of boston and work toward the coast line by 5:00 p.m. if you will be out driving in the storms, and that it downpours with the potential for strong wind which will be around for the evening commute and deeper into the evening, so heads up. olessa: one problem by the charleston plaza, and we have some early-morning delays by the south name on the northbound side. let's see where the crashes, to tractor-trailers involved, and right by the service plaza there is one lane getting through, eastbound all lanes are shut down. still an active scene and i will keep you posted.
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doing fine. as you travel south you are good to go, 15 minutes braintree and boston. does seeing any delays just yet. -- not seeing any delays just yet. erika: we're following breaking news overnight. state police are investigating this fiery crash on 128 in newton. a witness tells us the minivan slammed into a line of cars stopped for construction. it's unclear how bad the -- all the injuries are minor. randy: also brea o flight from boston to sacramento hits severe turbulence. the jetblue plane made an emergency landing in south dakota. ahead in news to go we'll hear from a passenger on board that flight. erika: right now, a father is facing charges after leaving his 3-year-old son alone in a hot car for more than a half an hour. police say the temperature in the car which was parked outside a cranston, rhode island dentist's office reached 93 degrees. the boy is expected to be ok.
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out who killed this promising young woman. and new information is painting a new picture of her final moments. erika: the eyeopener's sera congi is live in princeton with what we've learned. sera: this community has had a lot of anxiety since sunday, and now we are getting some more answers. investigators now say the young woman fought hard that she tried to get away from her killer. they're hoping the scratches and bruises she inflicted could lead police have also narrowed the time frame of the killing saying they believe marcotte was killed on between 1:00 and 3:00 on sunday afternoon. >> we would ask anyone who observed any type of vehicle on that road during that timeframe to contact state police. sera: as we've reported, sources tell 5 investigates marcotte was
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determine if she was sexually assaulted. and it's still not clear if she was targetted or if the murder was random. investigators clearly making progress in this case. and we will bring you new information as soon as we get it. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: governor charlie baker says he's reviewing a bill that would offer new protections for animals in massachusetts. the plan would ban owners from leaving a pet locked in a car in extreme weather. and it would allow a passerby to break car window and free the animal if it seems to be in baker says, as a dog owner, he likes some aspects of the bill but hasn't said he'll sign it. randy: right now, a brockton man is facing charges accused of robbing a taxi driver to avoid paying his fare. police say dashuane johnson took a cab from brockton to taunton wednesday night. but as the driver was making change johnson allegedly pulled out a knife threatened him and took off with the cash. police caught up to him but
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charges this morning accused of pressuring a woman to rob a bank to prove her love. police say melissa boucher held up the members first credit union in concord back in march. derek polocki pleaded guilty yesterday to putting her up to it. he'll face six years behind bars. boucher had already admitted to the crime. erika: tonight, 5 investigates takes you inside a massachusetts prison for an exclusive interview with a man who blames notorious crime boss whitey bulger for pinning a mur him he says he did not commit leaving him behind bars for more than 3 decades. >> what is your opinion? >> they don't care about me, i am just upon in his game. erika: investigative reporter mike beaudet tells the chilling story of fred weichel on the eve of new court hearings that could possibly set him free, tonight at 5:00. a historic night in the pool for one olympian. randy: the first from a member of team usa.
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man trying to break into his house. the quick move that kept the boy safe and helped police. erika: following one of our breaking stories this morning, 24 people are hurt after a jetblue flight from boston to sacramento hit turbulence. the plane then made in emergency landing in rapid city, south
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to tractor-trailers and several other vehicles. still a very active scene if you are traveling through that area. traffic getting by about five miles an hour. cindy: seems a little quieter weather-wise, but it is mild. we are starting out in the 70's, temperatures going into the 90's. this afternoon, then more over the weekend. temperatures take a dip down as there is more cloud cover near the coast line, then back up to around 90 on sunday. erika: right now rockland police are asking for your help finding this suspect he's wanted in connection with an attempted break-in on albion street yesterday. an alert teenager was able to scare off the thief and call for help. brody davis was home alone when he says he saw a man using a
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the suspect ran into nearby woods. but before he got away, brody made sure to get a good look. >> first saw him i thought he had a weapon so i knew i would have to tell the police about it. i saw the scar in thought it would be huge. erika: the police say that description helped them draw up a very detailed composite sketch. if you recognize the man you should call rockland police. randy: updates on breakiew flight from logan, and what witnesses saw before a fiery chain reaction crash. plus, upsetting claims against the baltimore police. the insensitive way the government says, some officers handled sex assault cases.
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randy: we kick off your news to go this friday. and take a look at this an example of the extreme drought conditions in parts of the state. the water level in this part of the ipswich river bed is typically waist deep. but yesterday it was hard to find small pools of water. erika: and we are expecting some rain. i don't know if it would make a dent. cindy: we don't need days and days, although we do need a lot. the next few days will be hit or
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yesterday, 96 degrees in boston. we are going to do the 90's again today. and we do have a heat advisory up once again. the heat index is around 100 degrees this afternoon, but also the marginal risk for severe storm is a get into the afternoon. it's a to full threat today, the heat, the humidity, and the threats for storms. it is quiet out there right temperatures in the 70's everywhere. it is feeling very humid. things are quiet, just a couple showers going to the south. we go through the morning hours with monkey temperatures. by lunchtime is the lower 90's, the heat index around 100. by 5:00, scattered storms. we will be close to that in
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the 80's and the south. here on future cast, by the time we get to lunchtime, things are quiet. by 2:00 or 3:00, storms fire north and west of town, pulling out from boston by 5:00 p.m.. if you will be out and about, be aware. they will then drop southward as we get into the evening hours. you may have a few storms. there is a front to the north, and on the other side of the front there is some less humid air. it will shift southward on saturday. if you live in northern new england on a new hampshire seacoast, it is only going to be around 70 degrees with a lot of clouds. notice what happens over the interior. it is still quite warm, and will spy more thunderstorms. let's get you out of the roads and see how we are looking. olessa, you have a trouble spot. olessa: storms.
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a trouble spot on the charlestown service plaza and at this point i have two lanes open on the westbound side although they did have the road temporarily closed completely heavy delays and i will you know when all rains will be open. east of their we are in good shape and north of town looks good with a little bit of volume out of methuen. the expressway is building the delays -- let' lights up ahead, 20 braintree into boston, rain and buses on schedule. randy: now to the breaking news we're following overnight. erika: the eyeopener's antoinette antonio is live in newton with new details on a fiery crash. antoinette: that fiery crash involves several callrs. let's get right to the video
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a woman, man, and small child rear-ended another vehicle, not realizing that the cars in front of them have slowed down because of the actions of. that is when the minivan burst into flames, everyone getting out of the vehicle, which set off a chain reaction crash. we just got an update and we are told all the injuries are minor. we are still waiting to find out why the driver did not slow down and why head will let have an impact on your morning commute. erika: also breaking overnight, two dozen people are injured after a flight from boston is forced to make an emergency landing. the jetblue jet was headed for sacramento when it hit severe turbulence and had to land in south dakota. passenger casey corcoran tells us it felt like the plane hit a wall. >> the pilot came out, one of
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this. it felt like no more than 15 20 minutes and we were on the ground. erika: corcoran who is from milton says there were cracks in the overhead bins and the toilet even came loose. jetblue tells us 22 passengers and two crew members were treated for a variety of injuries. sera? sera: some new details into the violent death of a young jogger here in princeton. investigators say they believe 27-year-old vanessa marcotte struggled with her attacker identifi a bruises. police are now looking for anyone who saw a man with fresh cuts and bruises earlier this week. her body was found in the woods sunday along brooks station road. and investigators have narrowed their timeline, if you saw a vehicle around on that road between 1:00 to 3:00 sunday afternoon, you're asked to contact police. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: right now, a warning to
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wave of deadly bombing attacks. there have been explosions in at least four areas of the country, including popular beach cities. at least four people are dead and dozens more wounded. officials say they're not sure who carried out the attacks. erika: federal investigators are expected to reveal new information on the sinking of the el faro. the cargo ship's data recorder was recovered earlier this week. the ship sank last fall en route to puerto rico during hurricane joaquin. all 33 crew members were killed. investigators from the national transportation safety board are expected to give an update on what that data recovered revealed today. randy: right now an urgent search is underway for several people still missing after an apartment building explosion in silver spring, maryland. at least two are dead, dozens more are hurt including three firefighters. it took crews nearly 10 hours to control the fire as flames tore through the four-story building
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looking into reports that residents smelled natural gas weeks ago. erika: the justice department revealing do reports on the baltimore police department -- among the findings, read the discrimination against black residents, using excessive force, and a rash of illegal arrests. they also dismissed or mishandled sexual assaults, neglecting to interview rape suspects and bias during investigations. randy: another amusement park accident is under investigation. a boy was injured riding an old fashioned wooden roller coaster in pennsylvania. park officials say the child was conscious and talking to his family when he was airlifted to children's hospital in pittsburgh. the rollo coaster opened in 1938 and does not require seat belts. a good night for the yankees, closing out their series at fenway. bottom of the fifth tied at 1, hanley ramirez lines a double into center field.
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the sox the lead. but that would be it for the night. yankees with the comeback win in this one. the final there 4-2. erika: football is back. the patriots hosting the saints in their first pre-season game. jimmy garrapolo in at qb, playing without gronk, edelman or danny amendola. after a slow start, it was jamie collins with the 43-yard interception return for a touchdown. he takes it all the way down to the one-yard line. the pats would score on that drive they went on to beat new orleans 34-22. this is the young lady everyone is talking about this morning. simone biles just stunning the competition racking up the scores in the gymnastics all-around. it was good enough for gold no surprise since she's the best in the world. she has a chance to reach a historic five golds starting on
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and needham's aly raisman using one word to describe her all-around performance, redemption. aly grabbed a silver medal with her stellar performance wiping away the memory of her tie-break heartbreak on monday. she'll compete again on tuesday. marblehead's kayla harrison also waking up a winner. she added to her hardware winning gold as she defended her judo championship. harrison is now the first woman from outside asia to claim back-to-back judo titles. randy: in a huge surprise, american simone manuel tied for a gold medal in the one hundred meter freestyle, in olympic record time. manuel becomes the first african-american woman to win an olympic medal in any individual swimming event. and michael phelps claiming his 22nd gold medal extending his record as the most-honored olympian in history. it was phelps versus ryan lochte
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individual medley. phelps surged to victory and the gold medal, becoming the only swimmer to win four consecutive gold medals in the same olympic event. erika: today is friday you know what that means, it's free and it's fun. enjoy special deals at mit museum, the museum of the ncaaa, concord museum, garden in the woods, mahaiwe performing arts center, naumkeag, emily dickinson museum, and the waterworks museum highland foundation. for more information, log on to wcvb.com and click on community. cindy: where there is air-conditioning. this is up in york, maine. the perseid meteor shower,
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it is a speedy start with the dew point in the 70's, and we are telling you that there are few advisories in effect, once again feeling like 100 degrees. a fairly quiet start outside the patchy clouds and things are quiet here but 70's pretty much everywhere, and with the humidity by 9:00 this morning you can tell it will already el during the afternoon look how many spots will be feeling over 100 degrees -- a tough day, temperatures once again going into the 90's. this afternoon, we will be watching for some storms popping up a defense hit here on future cast -- by midafternoon, closer to the city by 5:00 p.m. before
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some of the stronger storms to bring gusty wind. down in the 70's again during the night, and then we are watching this through the weekend -- it will drop further south of saturday, cooling us down your the coast line, and west of that for the boundary is where we will find a few showers and storms developing. it is not a washout but the stores get going again at the afternoon. you can see the storms go in the afternoon and that widespread tomorrow. the heat that returns on sunday as the temperatures on sunday will be jumping back to around 90 degrees and they're still could be some showers and storms later sunday and it to monday. we could use every drop for sure. let's get you out to the roads. olessa: we are still watching this problem by the charleston plaza, eastbound side of the pike. two lanes open heading through that stretch. there is a serious accident.
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heavy delays. i will you know when it opens. eastbound, 15 minutes past. it looks ok all the way into boston, and the expressway is also quiet. randy: following breaking news at the top of the hour. erika: the scare sending passengers to the hospital. and new this morning, protect yourself from the extreme heat. three ways to stay safe, and why
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>> another stifling day on way, there is some storms, as well fork today and the weekend. we're going to hear more about that. good friday morning. i am erika tarantal. >> and i'm randy price with cindy fitzgibbon.

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