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cindy: there is a marginal risk. between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., the primary concern would be flooding. there is torrential flooding, but also stronger storms. and across state, you see there is steadier rain. as this disturbance passes eastward, it will cause storms to fire up. we have sunshine tho are baking. 93 in boston, 19 the war -- oppressively humid out there. dew point temperatures in the 70's. this is what it feels like. already a heat index of 101 in boston. feels like the 90's on cape cod. that heat advisory up through the afternoon. we are dealing with the heat and watching storms start afternoonn the western part of the state.
we will have a timeline on your weekend. erika: the body of a 49-year-old woman was recovered this morning. police do not consider the death to be suspicious. drama and injury overnight for some jet blue passengers out of logan when extreme turbulence thrashed their plane. the plane was flying from boston , newscenter 5's antoinette antonio reports on the terrified passengers. antoinette: those people had no idea what they were in for when they left logan airport last -- logan airport. the turbulence so severe people were thrown out of their seats, some in tears, doesn't take into the hospital. a scare in the skies. >> my computer blew up in the air. somehow i caught it. antoin: passengers on board
>> we went straight down and it jerked straight back up and everything went flying. antoinette: pictures from social media show a flight attendant taken off the plane in a neck brace after hitting her head on the fuselage. another showing the force of the turbulence, ripping a toilet from the plane's lavatory. some passengers went from sleeping to panic. >> it just felt like we were going down. i was scared. antoinette: 22 passengers and 2 crew members taken to the hospital when the plane was forced to land in south dakota. >> one of the pilots came out of the cockpit and said, we have some injuries so were going to , need to find an airport and do an emergency landing. antoinette: casey corcoran from milton was on board with his young children he says everyone was terrified. >> 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. antoinette: hospital officials in south dakota saying all 24 injured were treated and released.
destination relieved to have two feet and their bags on the ground. >> i'm still little shaky, but it's not going to determine from flying. i mean, it happens. antoinette: there was a doctor and two nurses on board the flight, helping the injured passengers until they made that emergency landing and got to the hospital. antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: that closed down part of the mass pike in charlton. right now, state police say the westbound lanes are open, but two lanes are still closed eastbound. a fiery crash sets off a terrifying chain reaction shutting down a busy highway , late last night. right now an investigation is underway into how a minivan slammed into the cars in front of it, which had slowed by a construction zone. route in newton had to be shut 128 down as that minivan burst into flames with a man, woman
everyone was able to get out of the vehicle. at least one person was hurt. it has been 5 days since the body of vanessa marcotte was found near a princeton running trail. newscenter 5's sera congi is live from princeton where investigators are asking for the public's help in finding her killer. sera: we're told that calls to the tipline have picked up since 4pm yesterday when investigators released new information shedding light on who they are looking for. the worcester district attorney , seen on the left arriv station as he has every day, since the murder of vanessa marcotte. the 27-year-old's body was found in the dense woods off brooks station road where she went for a run, not far from her mother's home. >> evidence and information that we have in this case again leads us to believe that there was a struggle between vanessa and her assailant that led to scratches, cuts, scrapes and or bruises.
anyone who saw someone with those injuries earlier this week to come forward. and the da has narrowed their time frame for when marcotte was murdered. >> we would ask that anyone who observed any type of vehicle moving on the road or parked on the road during the 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. timeframe to contact the state police declined. sera: revealed whether the attack was random or targeted. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: thank you. a scathing new report from the state is blasting a troubled nursing home in brockton. 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, state health department to improve care.
sweltering car. cranston police say the man hada dentist's office. the boy was left with the windows cracked open jthe ust me inside the car. someone walking by saw the little boy and called for help. >> the guy was standing there holding one child and all he kept saying was, i was just went to be a minute, i was just going to be a minute. erika: police say the child was he was taken to the hospital. he's expected to be ok. his father is facing cruelty and child neglect charges. rockland police arkiyourelp fin -- the 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. s s he saw a man using a knife to try and pick a lock. he ran to a neighbor's house to call police. the suspect ran into nearby woods. but before he got away, brody
>> well, first, when i saw him, i knew he had a weapon. i knew i would have to tell the police. 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. 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 out a knife threatened him and took off with the cash. police caught up to him but didn't find the money. a new hampshire man is facing charges, 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
inside a massachusetts prison for an exclusive interview with a man who blames notorious crime boss whitey bulger for pinning a murder on him he says he did not commit leaving him behind bars , for more than 3 decades. >> what is your opinion of whitey bulger? >> he does not care about me. i'm just a pond in his game. -- i'm just a pawn in his game. erika: investigative reporter mike beaudet of new court hearings that could possibly set him free. that is tonight at 5:00. commitment 2016. a key meeting for donald trump today. politico reporting he's sitting down with the rnc as his campaign struggles to stay on message. meanwhile, karen travers reports, trump is now saying that his description of president barack obama as a founder of the islamic state group was sarcasm. karen: donald trump said one
days. mr. trump: i called president barack obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. they are the founders. they are the founders of isis because of bad judgment. he is the founder in a true sense. karen: but this morning he said everyone, especially the media, is taking this the wrong way, tweeting "you don't get sarcasm? " but he took it seriously with hugh hewitt. >> i know what you mr. trump: no, he is the founder of isis. >> he is not sympathetic to them -- mr. trump: no, he is the founder. karen: hillary clinton saying, anyone with such a judgment should not be the commander-in-chief. "the new yorker" with this image -- for yesterday, a different tone from the brash candidate,
-- >> we need help in ohio. karen: and this rare admission to "the brody file." mr. trump: i'm not perfect, but i have certain abilities that are good, like being able to do things. karen: donald trump on the campaign trail in pennsylvania, a must win state from, but polls show hillary clinton is ahead by as much as 10 points. karen travers, abc news, washington. erika: two rio now, more swimming in basketball today. meanwhile, everyone is still talking about our amazing american gymnasts. simone biles proved again why she is the best in the world. the 19-year-old stunned the competition in the all-around . her floor routine was stellar , just below perfection. starting sunday she starts her quest for a historic five gold medals, competing in the vault, beam, and floor. and needham's own aly raisman was right behind her. four years ago, an all-around
not in rio. she wowed the crowd and the judges. aly's tweet just saying it all. "redemption baby." she'll compete again tuesday. team usa still on top in the medal count. 38 now including 16 golds. china is still in second with 30 -- 31 medals. up next, a series of deadly bombings in thailand. also to your help eco-spreads in florida, new action. cindy: and a drop in temperatures. also downpours and storms. the timeline on a nasty weekend of weather. erika: and the probe into a pennsylvania accident with a roller coaster. the key safety device the right did not have. >> metv's at 10:00 in boston with maria stefano and in
to americans in thailand after a wave of deadly bombings. 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 hurt. it's not clear who carried out the attacks. now to two cases of apparent road rage being investigated by police on opposite sides of the country. guns involved in both a woman -- cousin bought them both. firrm around in one and in another the suspect firing shots at a car with a child inside. are looking for this woman, wildly waving a gun after a road rage incident moments before. this black and silver sedan pulled into a service station after a run in on the street. a woman gets out with a pistol. the truck driver quickly takes it away. he is later arrested, but investigators say he refuses to it and if i the woman with the gun. and investigators are looking to
he fires twice at a family inside this white suv, including a child. >> arms with some type of black handgun. erika: enraged because the suv apparently sprayed his car with windshield wiper fluid. >> it is quite alarming to us here it i cannot imagine what it would be fired upon driving with your family members. it had to be terrifying. erika: take a violent, even deadly turn. since 20 10, road rage has been blamed for 7100 deaths nationwide. police are asking for the public's help getting the suspects off the street and into jail. convicted child sex abuser and former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky took the stand at his appeals hearing today. the 72-year-old denied all the charges he was convicted of in 2012. he said it wasn't his idea to waive his right to testify
wasn't properly represented by his legal team. sandusky was sentenced to no less than 30 years in prison for sexually abusing 10 boys. the appeals hearing is expected to continue later this month. another amusement park accident is under investigation. a boy was hurt 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 the hospital. the ride where it happened opened in 1938 and does not require seat b to your health -- 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. 34 million of that will go toward work on a vaccine to combat the virus which is now being transmitted by mosquitoes in a section of miami. we're still dealing with heat
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. so hydrate throughout the day. and watch your medications. some of them can put you at higher risk for heat stroke -- that includes blood pressure drugs, antihistamines and anti-depressants. the perseid meteor shower dazzling stargazers. it shows up every august, with a nasa has been live streaming the event, which picked, by the way, overnight. really spectacular. cindy: we got really great pictures from viewers on twitter. there will be some clouds. kind of in and out tonight. you can still look up and -- the peak was last night.
81 -- erika: this past morning it was 81 my car. cindy: and look at the heat index. erika: oppressive, cindy. cindy: exactly. we have the heat advisory of this afternoon through the evening. it will be at or even above 100 degrees. yesterday 96 in boston. lot saturday. where is the cooler air coming from? look to your north. 72 and bangor, maine, and 58 degrees and caribou, maine right now. you contrast that to the 90 we have in boston. clearly there is a frontal boundary.
it is up near the canadian border right now. however, we are on the warm,'s piece right of this -- the warm, sticky side of this punt. a couple showers beginning to percolate back to the adirondacks. as this marches eastward, it will be a trigger for thunderstorm development. i would say between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., if you have plans outdoors, look to the western skies, because that is where the storms will be hiring. the threat torrential rain as well. right now, all is quiet. we saw a good amount of sunshine. there is a breeze in boston. ucb dew point in the low 70's right now. so, this is what it feels like. 102 from lawrence to marshfield. right now, 101. it even feels like the 90's on the cape. temperatures in the 80's with
you can see we are at 91 in nashua. notice the clouds are building an by 4:00 this afternoon, right on through this evening, we will he watching for the threat of thunderstorms. you can see this developed at 3:00 this afternoon out in the western part of the state first and then they make their way eastward. by 5:00, 6 watching for storms. there will be flood threat. as some of the stronger storms could have damaginndbetween 8:0e wthe coast and the cape. we are only in the
there will be a lot of clouds tomorrow, but not so much wet weather. a lot of it across northern new england. then this whole front lifts northward on sunday. it will be heating up again and more storms in the afternoon. clearly, saty day. cooler 90's. sunday is the hotter weekend day. we may have some afternoon storminess. hopefully they will bring some much needed rain. erika? erika: we are following breaking news and boston. a boy last seen with his father
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