tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC August 16, 2016 5:00am-6:01am EDT
randy: donald trump, touting what he calls "extreme vetting." his newly rolled-out immigration plan, on the eye for this tuesday morning. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news later. good morning. this is newscenter 5 eyeopener. emily: also on the eye this morning, airplane germs can put a damper on your summer travel, but there are some easy ways to stay healthy. tricks to keeping your immune system strong, ahead this half good morning. i'm emily riemer. randy: and i'm randy price with cindy fitzgibbon. we are expecting some storms today, cindy. cindy: we sure are. my best advice to you is to stay weather aware throughout the day because some of these are scattered in nature. not everyone will see them, but as we know, when we get them, they can be intense. the storm production center i in
8:00 this evening, we will watch for the potential of the storms to get going. nothing too much happening out there just yet, but the radar is showing a little more active now in the western part of the state. i am not seeing lightning strikes yet, but that is a possibility as we go through the morning hours as these storms are developing. you can see clouds o is starting to sprea -- you can see clouds starting to as it lifts towards us. it puts us in the more oppressive humidity. you will notice the humidity picking up as the day wears on. not too uncomfortable as he stepped up the door this morning. 60 thou through worcester county, six. the6 eight6 in beverly, -- 60's through worcester county, 66 in
morning hours, but once we you pass midday, about 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., we have showers and storms in the forecast. temperatures are holding in the low to mid 80's. a full-time line on the storms coming up, but right now, we want to get you out on the roads. good morning, olessa. olessa: good morning, city theater so far, traffic getting by both ways on the bridge without any problems. the rest of your rider is quiet here it is just a few construction projects in the final stages. . there is roadwork picking up on 128 p or so far, the pike looks good. trains and buses on schedule. emily: olessa, thank you. breaking overnight, a teenager is shot as gunfire erupts in south boston. randy: we have been tracking information all night long. let's get right to the eye's doug meehan. he's live at the scene with what we know right now. doug: we know the victim here is just 15 years old.
we have some video in overnight. police say the teen was in a car in front of 25 gavin way just before midnight. that is when the shots rang out. he was hit. we talked to police at the scene, and they're optimistic about his condition. >> he is in surgery. he was shot a few times. according to the doctors, there is a good chance he may survive here. doug: police say the victim was just shy of his 16th birthday. again, no arrests have been made in this case. police are asking anyone who saw anything to please come forward. those tips can be kept anonymous. we'll bring you new information as we get it. doug meehan, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: all right, doug, thank you. right now, state police are investigating the drowning of a man on cape cod. his body was pulled from the joshua pond in osterville around 8:40 last night.
said they couldn't find their father. today, friends and family will say a final farewell to a young woman whose murder rocked a quiet community. the eye's sera congi is in leominster where this morning vanessa marcotte will be mourned and remembered. sera: randy, the 27-year-old woman touched many lives in many communities. her funeral will be held here in leominster where she grew up and hundreds of people turned out for a wake last night, including a bus carrying mourners from new york, where vanessa marcotte worked for google. she was home visiting family out on august 7 when she went out for a jog not far from her mother's house in princeton. sources say marcotte was found naked and burned. police have been pouring over hundreds of tips in the case. and 5 investigates has learned they are testing dna from a possible person of interest.
marcotte's life. the funeral begins at 10:00 a.m, she will be laid to rest in nearby westminster. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. >> i was on the ground, and i know they were kicking me in the side, kicking me on the head. emily: right now, police are investigating the brutal beating of an elderly man inside a fall river hotel. he is calling it a vicious witness says that's not the case. 79-year-old al marceau says he came out of his hotel room early sunday morning to ask a group of men to quiet down. he says they pounced on him , kicking and punching. marceau has a bloody black eye, and cuts on his head, face, and leg. >> it was awful, and i said "please, he is 79. he had an operation and while ago. please do not hurt him." they could care less. they were like animals. emily: three men are charged with felony assault and battery.
punch. he is hoping hotel surveillance proceeded not start the fight. -- proves he did not start the fight. convicted murderer and former patriots player aaron hernandez is expected back in court today. hernandez is charged in a 2012 double murder in boston. that case is set to go to trial later this year. today's hearing is primarily for scheduling. hernandez was convicted last year in the 2013 shooting death of odin lloyd. randy: there is new pushback against a plan to equip boston policeff mayor marty walsh and commissioner bill evans have said if no one volunteers for the pilot program, evans will select participants himself. but the union tells the herald that would go against their agreement with the department, which says officers must volunteer. the commissioner hopes to get the six-month trial started on september 9. new this morning, the boston police department is facing criticism for failure to address
a program, started in september, is meant to address grievances through mediation with officers. but this year, only 15 complaints were identified as suitable for mediation. of those, 10 officers refused the chance to take part. boston police say they're working to try and make officers more comfortable with the program. emily: commitment 2016 -- today donald trump is set to take on another controversial issue on the campaign trail. the eyeopener's erika tarantal is here to set the stage. enforcement roundtable this afternoon in milwaukee just days after a police shooting there sparked a wave of violent protests. monday, he reiterated his calls for a partial ban on muslim immigration as he turned his focus to isis. mr. trump: to screen out any who have hostile attitudes toward our country or its principals, or who believe sharia law should supplant american law.
screening test for immigrants. on the democrat side, vice presidential nominee tim kaine kept up the pressure during a campaign stop last night in north carolina. mr. trump: to screen out any who have hostile attitudes toward our country or its principals, or who believe sharia law should supplant american law. erika: clinton-kaine got a boost last night in massachusetts. president obama took a break from vacation to attend a fundraiser for the campaign on martha's vineyard. emily: all right, erika, thank you. former red sox ace curt schilling may be considering a stint in politics, and he's got his sights set on senator elizabeth warren. in a radio interview yesterday, schilling said he wants to be one of the people responsible for getting senator warren out of politics. schilling is a frequently outspoken conservative. he said he is interested in a formal senate run, but that his wife, shonda would have the final say.
is pitting some democrats against members of their own party. the democratic state committee is meeting in lawrence tonight, and the issue is expected to come up. committee members who are aligned with teachers unions want a resolution that would oppose the question the november ballot. but it is unclear if party leaders will allow a vote on that resolution. good news for patriots fans. rob gronkowski could get back to the practice field today after leaving early yesterday. gronk pulled up short while going for a pass yeste he saw a trainer on the sideline. he then left for the locker room. but sportscenter5 has learned it is not serious. emily: 5:09 right now. a real photo finish in rio. one runner's bold move when the competition was too close for comfort. and mixing things up in your health. the small changes that can reverse the affects of sitting all day. randy: new this morning, travel germs can bring on those summer colds.
taking a toll on your health. erika? erika: breaking overnight, boston police are optimistic about the recovery of a 15-year-old who was shot in the city overnight. it happened on gavin way in south boston. right now there are no arrests in the case. cindy? cindy: i am tracking a storm threat throughout the day, erika. the timeline, and the lower humidity to follow, ahead. first, take a look at the radar. already seeing showers in the western part of the state. yet, but they are starting out
>> hi, we are from the camp at all in college and meet up. >> good morning, eyeopener. randy: good morning! good morning to john smith camp in they are celebrating their 45th season. emily: and having a kind of fun. we love the spirited wake up calls. just record it with your smartphone, then upload it to ulocal by using our wcvb news app. cindy: we have a threat for storminess today, so camp, all of you outside, be aware that there could be some changes.
cindy: even if it is you get some rain out of these storms. the issue and concern is that some of these storms could be damaging today. what is going to trigger these storms, at least the first round, this is the leading edge of much more oppressive humidity levels. the humidity surging northward again with the frontal boundary. the storm threat going into the evening hours tonight. we have got clouds working on income and radar has been taking up. a few showers. not seeing any lightning with these just yet, but that is a possibility. even here this morning, right now, it is just a few showers. they are starting to expand into the city of worcester. there will be showers, but the time period between noon and 8:00 p.m. is when we could have intense storms with heavy rain,
cannot rely out to the possibility of a tornado. there is a lot of churning of our winds in the atmosphere. you see what is happening in boston right now. it is just gorgeous out there. 72 degrees as we approach sunrise before 6:00 a.m. we have got a dewpoint temperature in the low 60's. that humidity is picking up. oppressive humidity level working into new york city right now. ri low 70's in boston, but elsewhere, it is in the 60's this morning. showers are just to the west are a better chance of thunderstorms as we get toward about mid to late afternoon. a fair amount of clouds today. we are mostly in the low to mid 80's, but the humidity picking up throughout the day. you can see cloud cover this morning, and as we get through lunchtime, scattered storms starting to break out around
storms starting to develop mid outside of 495, and if those full together, they will likely get into the boston area by the right home, by 6:00 this evening, and only slowly lying down as you go through the evening and into the overnight hours here and we have a southerly wind overnight, keeping the temperatures mostly in the 70's overnight him and then still an opportunity, these guys brighton and returned less humid. it is turning into a pretty nice day on wednesday as the temperatures are in the but the humidity does drop. this drops down, maybe one or two isolated showers on thursday afternoon. less humid air friday and the upcoming weekend. all eyes focus on today. olessa: thank you, cindy. so far, it is a quiet start on the road, you can see traffic inbound bridge without a
not seeing any problems across the area at this point. heading into boston, making your way along 93 southbound, the pike, or the expressway north, no issues right now. so far, so good. south of town, 24 out of boston, your ride on the pike, 490 five to 128. north of town, great shape out of methuen, 93 looks great out of the leverett connector, and the trains and buses are on time. emily: all right, olessa, thanks. time to head to rio where there will be some local excitemen randy: the eye's erika tarantal is tracking all the olympic action. erika: this morning, stiff competition between two american gymnasts. needham's own aly raisman defends her title against a teammate. today, raisman won gold in her last olympics in the floor exercise. she'll defend that title today. her biggest competition -- u.s. gymnast simone biles. biles took bronze yesterday after a somewhat disappointing finish to her balance beam performance. she has captured three gold medals in the rio games. american laurie hernandez took home silver on the beam.
shaunae miller of the bahamas diving to the finish line to claim gold in the 400-meter final. american allyson felix prevented from her fifth olympic gold medal. she finished just 700ths of a second behind miller. this morning, team usa still holds a commanding lead in the medals race. 75 total, including 26 gold. that is nearly twice the number of top medals of china and great brn emily: all right, erika, thanks. in your health this morning, alarming new research suggests many parents still put babies to sleep in risky ways. every year, about 3500 infants die in the u.s. from sudden infant death syndrome, or sids. researchers reviewed video of parents putting babies to sleep and found that many lay them on their side or stomach, which can be dangerous. they also found that items are left in the crib that should not be there, things like loose
many of us do everything will day -- sitting. the american heart association says sitting around can lead to heart disease, diabetes, and even death. the new recommendation is to get up and to do it often. doctors suggest taking active breaks. they say its as simple as taking a walk to a more distant bathroom or water cooler. randy: a check of your economy now, the u.s. justice department is trying to reach a settlement with volkswagen amid the company's emissions scandal that impacted 475,000 vehicles. w found criminal wrongdoing by vw in its handling of the issue. prosecutors have not decided on specific charges but hope to wrap up the case by the end of the year. asian markets were mixed overnight but stayed mostly unchanged as the price of oil recovered. right now, stock futures here are lower. investors will be watching for new data on new home construction.
emily: but there are ways to keep healthy even when you travel. i first, keep exercising. it is easy to fall out of the groove, but even a few crunches or leg lifts when you wake up can make a difference. next, stay hydrated. it may seem like a no brainer, but you'd be amazed how many people ignore it. that includes on the flight. drinking water can help fight off germs. and finally, have health supplies on hand. yes, you want to pack light but having things like a little gauze and some pain meds can be we cannot travel anywhere without the kids tylenol. without it, they are sick. [laughter] randy: exactly. a distraction in the dugout for a baseball team. emily: the superstition causing a bit of a sideshow for the royals. erika? erika: then new at 5:30, a birthday surprise for a brave little boy. the big event bringing out the best of the boston strong spirit. and the state is taking action after a patient was left alone in a dialysis center. how the clinic is explaining the major gaffe.
waters continue to rise this morning. seven people have died as the state deals with a flooding crisis. thousands remain in shelters across the southern part of the state salmon from the record rainfall there. a major disaster has been declared. parts of that area have seen up to two feet of rain. an incredible situation there. we on the other hand are getting ready for a quiet but beautiful start in boston this morning. look at our 12-hour showers and thunderstorms popping up as we have the low to mid 80's, and some of these storms could be severe with damaging wind, heavy rain, and we cannot even rule out, even though the rest is very low today -- an isolated spinouts. you need to be aware of the stronger storms developing. less humidity tomorrow. holding onto readings in the 80's. emily? emily: all right, cindy, thanks.
of tickets, so a senator is helping him push the bought act. randy: time for your tuesday eyepoppers. and olessa, you've got a dramatic landing for us. olessa: yeah, pretty incredible. watch as a plane plunges into the water, flipping over on its roof. take a look. this crash landing happened during an air show off the coast of england. people on the beach left in shock. they ran into help the pilot, and they were able to get him out. amazingly, he walked away with only minor injuries. that water broke his fall i guess. kansas city tries to capture a good luck charm in detroit. that's a praying mantis they found at their dugout last night. the royals had a praying mantis mascot during a winning streak, but that bug died. so they want another one. this insect got away but not without leaving behind some luck.
play in. they were so busy trying to -- olessa: trying to capture the praying mantis? emily: that is gross. why could it not be a ladybug? a nice mascot. an automaker is coming out with a new feature for impatient drivers. the idea that could make it easier to bear those red lights. and a man arrested in connection with two murders in new york city. how police say reckless driving may have cracked the case. an sunrise this morning. just absolutely beautiful, but it is a weather aware day. cindy wants to make sure you are keeping aware of a couple of
>> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- randy: breaking overnight, a boston. doug: the desperate move right after the bullets started flying. erika: hundreds prepare to say a final goodbye to vanessa marcotte as police are responding to concerns about the reaction to her murder. emily: and a tumble on the beam and a showdown on the floor. the big moments expected today in rio on the eye. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news later. good morning. this is newscenter 5 eyeopener.
morning as we take a look at the sunrise, the skyline absolutely gorgeous. it is what we call an impact weather day, so you know you need to be aware there are the chance of storms. good morning. i'm emily riemer. randy: and i'm randy price with cindy and olessa. it is spectacular. have you been painting that in? emily: it is gorgeous. cindy: it sure is. later today, storms maybe popping up. not everybody is going to see them. but these storms could be pretty intense. a slight risk of severe storms around southern new england. we are eyeing the area as we go through the day. several rounds of storms this morning, already seeing some showers popping up, but these are not thunderstorms. these are just showers that have popped up. they're getting into the worcester area. a couple of rain drops for you,
off to the west, as this lifts in, the leading edge of oppressive humidity will be the leading edge in the atmosphere. closer to lunchtime, the afternoon, i think that will really hard to develop right now, six eight degrees in worcester, 72 in boston. it will be quiet downtown. once we get into the afternoon, the storms are coming up. looking for highs in the low-to-mid 80's. we will step into the timeline on the storms coming up. let's get to the roads right now. olessa: so far we are doing ok, thank you, cindy. this is eastbound heading to the bottom of the screen, as you can see, traffic is getting by at the speed limit here is not seeing any problems, this morning, you are in great shape traveling into boston no matter which direction you are coming from. a little bit of volume on 128 at
93 south looks good out of methuen, passing by 128, all the way down to the leverett connector. the trains and buses are on schedule. randy, emily? emily: we are following breaking news right now on the eye. randy: erika is tracking new information as it comes in. erika: that breaking news coming from south boston. a 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after being shot several times. police say the teen was in a car on gavin way when it happened. doug meehan will have an update from the scene just ahead in news to go. right now, state police are investigating a drowning on cape cod. a man's body was pulled from joshua pond in osterville last night after two children said they couldn't find their father. and aaron hernandez is expected back in court today. the hearing is primarily for scheduling for his trial in the murders of two men in boston in 2012. the former patriot is already serving a life term for the murder of odin lloyd. randy? randy: today, friends and family will come together to mourn a young life taken far too soon.
live in leominster where vanessa marcotte will be laid to rest today. sera? sera: emily and randy, it will be an outpouring of grief and love for 27-year-old vanessa marcotte as her family laser to rest today. police continue to investigate the murder that has shaken her family and her community. marcotte's body was found in the woods in princeton sunday night a short distance from her mother's home. some residents in that community are concerned a townwide alert state police responded last night, saying the town was directed to issue that alert after police assets had been mobilized. but they are trying to reassure residents that the response was swift and significant after the initial missing persons report. they say it included patrols from princeton police and three state police barracks, commanders from troop c headquarters, k-9 units, our air
specific timeline of the response, saying that would compromise the investigation. the funeral for vanessa marcotte begins today at 10:00 a.m. she will be laid to rest in nearby westminster. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: right now, the state is taking action after this woman, a dialysis patient, was left alone inside a methuen clinic for hours. this went on for hours. firefighters broke in saturday to get her out. now her family is demanding answers. 86-year-old man fresnius clinic while receiving treatment. the building was locked, and the staff had gone home. the clinic has released a statement saying that a staff member had "mistakenly believed all our patients had left the facility. we deeply regret what occurred." mrs. perry's family is furious, saying in their own statement, "we will not be satisfied until
the situation." both the clinic and the public health department are investigating. mrs. perry is now in the care of a different medical team. emily: 5 investigates with a bombshell in the case of a man who has spent more than 30 years in prison for a crime he says he did not commit. the judge who presided over fred weichel's original trial tells 5 investigates that he should get a new one. weichel was convicted of first-degree murder in 1981 for the shooting death of robert lamonica in braintree. the conviction was largely based on the testimony of a teenager when he says he saw weichel fleeing the murder scene. retired superior court judge robert barton says judges instruct juries differently now on eyewitness identifications. randy>> do you think fred weichl would be found guilty today? >> i do not think so because of the added instructions, the
jury, "be more critical of eyewitness identification." emily: a superior court hearing on whether to give weichel a new trial resumes today. a new move from the prep school involved in a high-profile sex assault case. the request sparking outrage. plus, a little boy celebrates his birthday in a big way. the surprise for a child waging a cancer fight here in boston. randy: and ahead in news to go, an automaker is coming out with a new feature for drivers, who like to keep moving.
olessa: good morning. welcome back to the eyeopener. you can see some bright light starting to build early this morning. so far, it is about a 10 minute rider from braintree into boston. we are in pretty good shape. it is an important weather day, right, cindy? cindy: it is a day you need to take warning and the weatheraw possibly severe thunderstorms to pop up as the day wears on. it will be much more humid. we are only going to the mid 80's today. storms overnight your date why it tomorrow. less humid with temperatures holding in the 80's. >> [cheers] emily: a big birthday surprise for a little florida boy. 5-year-old jacob is now boston strong too.
home for about six months. that is after jacob was diagnosed with cancer last year. he underwent three brain surgeries in florida and a fourth one here. now with more complications, his family is back to boston. the lenox hotel is their home away from home. and they made his birthday a day he will never forget. >> they found out about his birthday, and they told me they wanted to plan something special if i was ok with it. this is phenomenal. i had no idea about this, and i just thank everybody who was emily: jacob got to be bat boy for the day and met his favorite superhero batman. randy: updates ahead on breaking news this morning. what a teenager was doing just moments before he was shot in boston. and an excuse for chasing a woman as she took out her trash. what the suspects in natick say they were really doing. and ashton kutcher is coming to boston.
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a lot of us hoping at least that. i would say this afternoon through this evening is the highest time period we are at risk for getting some rain. tracking the rainfall, the severe storm threat to bring in only torrential downpours but also lightning and drawn winds. with the way the atmosphere is set up today, some of these forms could start rotating. so there even is a low risk that there c already seeing showers on radar, but these are just showers. booster, baxter berry, you can see it is a pretty narrow line that goes back to the northwest corner of the state. the storm production center eyeing us for severe risk -- for a risk of severe storms through new york state through the
bringing more oppressive humidity. a gorgeous sunrise under way out there this morning. a in boston right now. the winds are calm. the dew point is in the low 60's. turning more humid today. low-to-mid 80's. a fair amount of clouds throughout the day. we're going to watch more storm start to pop up. as you get through the afternoon, i bet you notice the scattered nature of them. not evne them, but if they do crop up, they will be strong. there will be localized street flooding as well. this is about 5:00, 6:00 in the greater boston area and only slowly winding down as we go through the evening hours. overnight, they do wind down completely. less humid as the day wears on. mid-80's. thursday, upper 80's. there could be a spot shower popping up. but the got to the roads. gorgeous sunrise right now.
turning to light up. let's go to the maps. you're right fairly quiet so for this morning, no problems on 24, looking good on 95 as well as route 3, and your ride on the expressway, 20 braintree into boston. 93 south, a little tap on the brakes making your way down into and over. looking good all the way down to the leverett connector randy: all right, olessa, thank you. staying on top of breaking news in south boston. a teenager shot several times while sitting in a car. emily: the eye's doug meehan is live at the scene with the information in overnight. doug? doug: emily, a 15-year-old is shot several times here in south boston, and now police are looking for help in finding the shooter. police saying the victim was sitting in a car outside of 25 gavin way at around midnight last night when the shots rang out. he was hit several times and is currently in surgery. we are told there is a good
not been released. no arrests have been made. we are live in south boston, doug meehan, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: this morning, a beloved young woman who was killed while jogging in princeton will be laid to rest. yesterday, loved ones gathered for vanessa marcotte. no arrests have been made. a bus arrived om for the calling hours. that is where marcotte lived and worked for google. the funeral begins at 10:00. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: at least 11 people were killed and 19 injured after airstrikes hit a doctors without border hospital in northern yemen. the aid organization says the hospital was partially destroyed. the government, backed by a saudi-led coalition, has been at war with rebels for two years now.
repeatedly shared with all sides of that conflict. emily: a quiet night in milwaukee after two nights of protests and unrest following a deadly police shooting. the mayor imposed a curfew for all teenagers. during the last tonight, police have been attacked, businesses have been burned, and that was after 22-year-old bill smith was shot in killed by an officer at a traffic sexually assaulted a teen girl. is denying reports that it wants the victim's name to be made public. the parents of the victim are suing st. paul's school in concord. they are listed in the lawsuit as jane and john doe. the school has requested a u.s. district court judge reveal their names if the family's lawsuit reaches a trial, arguing they are using
. randy: right now state police are investigating the drowning of a man on cape cod. his body was pulled from joshua pond in osterville around 8:40 last night. "the cape cod times" reports a man called police about a missing swimmer after he found two children on the beach who said they couldn't find their father. emily: two teens say they were performing a social experiment when they chased down a woman in natick. police say the brothers were wearing masks when they charged the woman yesterday while she took out her trash. they are charged with disorderly conduct. randy: lowell police are investigating after an apparent bullet flew through an elderly woman's apartment. 81-year-old's home at the corner of hildreth and richardson streets to investigate property damage yesterday. the woman says she heard what she thought were were firecrackers outside during the early morning hours. emily: the obama administration announces its biggest transfer of detainees from guantanamo bay. 15 prisoners are being sent to the united arab emirates. it is part of a renewed push to cut the number of terror suspects held at the u.s. base in cuba.
counts of second-degree murder charges for allegedly killing an imam and his friend. both men were shot in the head over the weekend just outside their mosque in queens. oscar morel was arrested sunday night after police say they linked him to an unrelated hit-and-run. he is due in court later today. emily: vanderbilt university is making a name change on its campus. removed from a residence hall after 81 years. the tennessee school was sued by a group who made a large donation in 1933 for the name to be displayed. but a state appeals court said the school could remove the word if they returned the donation at its modern day value. $1.2 million. no institutional funds will be used. randy: a california man is under arrest, accused of setting this devastating wildfire in lower lake. the fire destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses over the
police arrested damin pashilk yesterday on 17 counts of arson. they believe he is responsible for numerous fires in lake county over the past year. emily: the nfl is returning to sanction four players refusing to cooperate with the league's investigation into claims of steroid use. the claims are made in a december report that included peyton manning, but he has been cleared. players like james harrison, who denied the claims, have dodged nfl interviews. they have until thursday to comply. good news for patriots fans. rob gronkowski could get back to the practice field today after leaving early yesterday. gronk pulled up short while going for a pass. he then saw a trainer on the sideline and then left for the locker room. but sportscenter5 has learned it is not serious. randy: a local olympian will be defending her title today in
setbacks. erika: needham's own aly raisman competes in the floor exercise today. she won gold in the event in london but today faces a tough fight against teammate simone biles. the balance beam though was proof biles' usual perfection is not guaranteed. american laurie hernandez bested biles with this strong showing. at just 16, this olympics is her first major international competition. and this is why biles had to settle for bronze. beautiful routine, but it meant for a big deduction. and it was a dive for gold that prevented american allyson felix from claiming gold in the 400-meter final. shaunae miller from the bahamas hurled herself over the finish line, and she wins by just 700ths of a second. the u.s. still has a huge lead in the medal count, now with 75 in total, 26 gold, nearly twice the number of top medals of
randy: actor ashton kutcher is heading to boston this fall. he is going to be cohosting forbes' under 30 summit along with cambridge-based rough draft ventures. the summit is a competition for startups that will take place at five sites across boston. more than 5000 people are expected to attend. emily: if you get impatient waiting for the traffic light to change, you will like one car's new feature. audi is introducing a system that will give you a countdown on the dashbrd the system detects the length of the light by wirelessly linking in to traffic-management computers. the rollout of the system could take a while as audi coordinates with each city. i don't know. what do you think? randy: to make sure you can accelerate -- emily: at just the right moment. randy: why? cindy: "come on, come on,
crazy things. this is absolutely stunning, the sun rise over boston this morning. you see all the colors here, high altitude clouds moving in. it is going to turn into a pretty active weather day. it is a weather impact day. strong to possibly severe storms developing. upper 60's on the cape. think should be pretty quiet on the boston area in the m of storms off to the west right now. you can see storms today are topping out in the low to mid 80's with more clouds around as well. already seeing the showers from westborough back to booster, hardwick as well. they are very light showers at the moment. we had one more popover on the hartford area. that is where the atmosphere will be. things will pop up very quickly.
the atmosphere will be more unstable. the storm production center giving us the slight risk, and we are watching this warm front right here list on injury it is the leading edge of much more humid air, so as that comes in, you will notice the humidity really ramping up. heavy rain a thread, localized flooding. lightning, strong wind a possibility, and the winds are turning high for your we cannot rule out an isolated tornado. today you want to pay attenti start to see scattered storms developing. mid-to-late afternoon, probably closer to boston by about 5:00 this evening. they will die down overnight. a lot of 70's overnight. the humidity drops over the course of the day tomorrow. mid 80's tomorrow, upper 80's on thursday. this front is going to bring in less humid air, so it does feel more comparable around here friday, the weekend is looking pretty nice with dry weather it are temperatures at the
roads right now. getting busy out there, olessa? olessa: where watching delays. a live look at the express lane, volume on the northbound side, heading to the top of your screen. the rest of your ride not showing any problems or 24 looking good, patchy delays out of avon, route 3 from weymouth looking great, volume approaching the braintree split, 95, not seeing any problems. you're win minutes, 495 up to 128. there is an eastbound crash right by 84. the westbound side, a little stop and stare volume. 93, southbound lays out of methuen dow into and over. trains and buses on schedule. randy: a man says he was beaten by a group of people in a fall river hotel. emily: but there's some confusion this morning. why the whole story could come
>> gunfire in a boston neighborhood. the young victim's condition this morning. >> a man beaten inside of a fall river hotel but one witness says his story isn't quite true. the key point coming down to surveillance video. >> donald trump saying what he calls extreme vetting. his new immigration plan. on the eye for this tuesday morning. >> 6:00 a.m. airplane germs. they can put a damper on your summer travel, but there are easy ways to stay healthy. we have tricks to keeping your immune system strong. it's ahead in this half-hour. good morning, i'm emily riemer. >> i'm randy price. cindy fitzgibbon is here, and we're expecting a little storminess but we're off to a beautiful start. >> it's almost deceiving because you look out, and it's so beautiful. you are like what? what is she talking about?