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>> a pilot survives this crash landing in littleton. what the witness saw in the moments before impact. maria: the zika virus affecting another vacation destination. thousands of links across the state. harvey: i will have an hour-by-hour break and of when showers arrive. >> from boston's news later, this is wcvb newscenter five at 7 p.m. ed: a plane crashing in the woods of littleton, the pilot the teenager. maria: we are learning new
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is live with the latest. john: that student pilot is 18 and he pulled off a pretty incredible emergency landing. we spoke with his father after all this happened, he is clearly relieved. >> he did very good. >> he is ok? >> yes. john : he was 2000 feet in the air when he lost power. he was in a potentially deadly situation but he was trained well. he glided that single engine cessna to the ground. it has serious damage but he is just fine. >> i was working in the house when i saw plane flyby the window about my eye level and i saw it crash into the trees and
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and he did not know why and he was looking for safe wasteland. john: that student pilot was headed back to the airport a few miles south of us. he was alone in that plane but pretty incredible, he is ok. ed: there is breaking news tied to that robbery in rio. to if $11,000 to charity coming hours after ryan lochte issued an apology and he posted on instagram, i want to apologize for my cave last weekend for not being more careful and candid and how i described the events of that early morning. he claimed that he and the other swimmers were robbed at a gas station by a man posing as best man posing as police. investigators question that
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two of this matters landed back in the u.s. this morning. maria: zika virus is spreading where people visit at: rick scott advising pregnant women to avoid parts of miami each. that came after five more cases were reported of people being infected by zika transmitting mosquitoes miami beach is extremely popular with tourists. three of the five people newly infected were visiting the area from out-of-state. the patients from new york, texas, and one from taiwan. two others are miami residents. the governor talking today saying action is being taken. >> we are requesting additional support from the cdc. we are -- we have increased spring.
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our state. we have a safe state and we will keep it that way. grexit was believed the mosquitoes were in the winwood neighborhood. plaintiff been spraying pesticides. they will take a slightly different approach because the planes cannot get low enough among the high-rises there to target the specified area. this is a nightmare for the under investigation. dcf has taken custody of three children in connection with that case. to have been no charges filed in the death of the 15-month-old noah larson. an ambulance was called to a home on monday where the twins were in the care of a family friend. we tried speaking to that babysitter. she did not answer questions.
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and other to make injuries. his twin sister's injuries were less severe. >> a service worker is a high bars accused of telling her therapist she wanted to shoot up and bomb the campus. heather lyons was in a worcester courtroom. her plan was really detailed. she had making instructions. she expressed angry -- anger at a boss and admitted fabricating sexual assault allegations. a driver accused of hitting three people was in court. her lawyer says her mercedes was a loner that her husband had while his car was being up in. she does not have a license. the car suddenly accelerated and then may have had a mechanical
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to get away but went into a nearby building where she knew her husband was. ed: donald trump criticizing president obama for not being with flood victims. the president has been vacationing with his family will visit the area and go on tuesday. trump and his running mate were there today together in louisiana. the pair passing out toys and supplies in baton rouge to flood victims. they met volunteers in a church and a pastor says trump donated $70,000 worth of supplies. another shakeup for the trump campaign.
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stepping down. it comes days after trump promoted to campaign aides to senior positions. area: environmentalists say enough is not being done to stop a gas leaks. >> we have these pipes are have been in the ground and we are hitting third tipping point where everything is beginning to fail cannot henrich is stopping -- standing on top of the problem she has been studying. >> they disproportionately contribute to the methane emissions we see from the gaslight. >> a few miles away at the busy intersection of north washington
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the freedom trail sits a narrow pipe shooting more than 20 feet into the sky. it is releasing and dispersing natural gas aching from this 100-year-old craft pipe low. it is one of the more than 70,000 gas leaks reported as of the end of last year. >> you could have an accident or an f -- or an ignition of gas. >> the leaks come at a huge financial cost. the one federal report says ratepayers across the country paid at least $20 billion during an 11 year period. an explosion due to a ghastly rock this dorchester neighborhood and erupted into a three alarm blaze injuring a dozen people. leaking gas is always a public safety concern that
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is being done to the m's fear by the methane being released. this grassroots group brought their concerns to cambridge city hall. >> they are the largest single contributor to greenhouse gases and the ratepayers for the utilities are paying for them. >> it will take some time. we are doing it very aggressively. >> tom kiley heads up trade association representing gas companies. do you think the gas companies could do better? >> if you take national grid, they have spent $875 million on replacing leaky pipes. >> if you are guardians do what you're supposed to do and make sure the product is contained in the people that are around it are always going to be safe. past earlier requires gas companies to include leaks like the so-called super emitters on
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national grid tells us repairs on the charlestown and north washington street leaks should be done in about a month and a half. maria: you can find out where the gas leaks are in your community on our website. making virtual reality even more of a reality. ed: ringing real life and virtual characters together. harvey: i am watching i will have more hour-by-hour. maria: it is something every child needs. the young ladies who have been helping these kids learn h capital one believes your bank should work for you, not the other way around.
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ed: pokemon go has become the hottest game of the summer, searching for virtual objects hidden in the real world. researchers at mit are working to take that idea a step further bringing the real world into the game. maria mike wankum shows us in : ton' mike to win at pokemon go you : try to find peek-a-chu and friends hidden all over the world. lots of fun, but the characters are just there. floating in space. what if the characters were really part of the scene in your phone, meaning that objects in the real world reacted to their presence and movement. abe davis, a 28-year-old researcher at mit, is making that happen. >> we've developed algorithms
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and i wouldn't notice. mike everything has vibration. : whether it's the grass in the background, this sign or even a building. here at mit they are studying those tiny vibrations and by doing that they are trying to bring the real world into the virtual world. here's how it works. look carefully and you might be able to see the wire figure vibrate. just a little. as abe pounds his fist on the table. >> what does that motion tell you about the object itself? mike: he takes just a few seconds of video, capturing the motion loads it into his interactive dynamic video program and those algorithms we mentioned show us how the figure behaves if you grabbed an elbow or pushed or prodded it in a variety of ways. >> because different objects prefer to vibrate at different frequencies and shapes you can learn from that information and
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forces. mike what's the real use? : better interaction with gaming better engineering of bridges and buildings and hollywood is already taking notice. the system could create more life-like special effects for less money. abe's youtube video of the process got hundreds of thousands of views in just 3 weeks. >> since then i've gotten a lot emails. i haven't actually got thru all of them, but people seem to be interested. which is exciting. and you sort of remember, this is why i spent all that time. this is cool. mike abe and his 2 other team : members along with mit already have 6 patents on their work. what you are seeing in a research lab today will likely soon show up on your smart phone or the big screen. you could see what would have been if the wind pushed against
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area: let's talk about the brilliant weather. fix everything is looking up except in the tropics. we're looking down on a couple of systems. we have fiona sitting right here. it is not very organized. it is just a tropical storm. maximum sustained winds at 40 miles an hour. what will not much. it will stop eating a tropical storm heading toward bermuda. there is some breezy rain we are talking about. there is a second system worth watching. it is not a tropical system. it is called invest 99. we take computer models and say
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inmate impact around puerto rico. it is somewhat down the road may be somewhat of an insulin -- and influence but we are talking about the end of next week. it is sitting out there. right now, krista clear skies but we have a lot of activity and that was the rain i was talking about. we have a chance to see some showers. that area will move this way but not until sunday night. temperatures in the 70's easterly breeze at nine miles an hour. inland it has been warmer. the dew point 61. pretty manageable. as we had through the weekend humidity comes up and more on sunday. sunday night to monday will be monday. behind that rain the humidity drops off. by monday night we are talking about some comfortable weather. mostly clear tonight and comfortable conditions.
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and 70's at the coast and 80 to 85 degrees tomorrow. this moves on through. humid air moves in for sunday. notice the thunderstorms. this is at 2 a.m. we're getting the showers and thunderstorms in here. most of your sunday looks fine but behind it comes this wedge of dryer. by monday night we are talking about the low humidity living back in. a beautiful day tomorrow. a few clouds inland. more clouds in your sunday with that chance of rain moving in and that chance of rain will carry into monday morning. the monday morning commute will be on the slow side. humidity is dropping. temperatures into the 80's. toward the end of the week the humidity will come back a little bit. the temperature will come back up a little bit. next week looking nice and we can get that rain on sunday night monday morning it will
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minute drill. mike: jimmy g and his receivers more in synch last night against the bears than they were in game 1 against the saints even if he wasn't supposed to get the start for the patriots. the third year quarterback began with another 3 and out as he did last week, but then found his rhythm, going 16 of 21 for 181 yards including a 16 yard touchdown pass to tight end aj derby, who emerged with 6 catches for 71 yards. conversion to newcomer chris hogan, as well. coach bill belichick said all week garoppolo would get the bulk of the reps, but when did jimmy find out he was the starter? >> pretty suddenly before the game. i did not that i was going to and then some stuff came up and a got tossed in there.
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>> tom brady was not there on the field. the coach saying he made the decision. had -- he had said nothing about scissors. when is the next time we might see brady? quick sunday morning. there is no practice tomorrow. sunday morning at 11:15 a.m. in the locker room. maria: piano man, piano can. ed: the special moment at last night's billy joel concert at fenway. and a lot of inventors are preparing to make a splash in the charles.
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ed: there was a real nice moment at the billy joe concert at fenway park last night. take a listen. maria: the piano man, inviting 13-year-old bradley bartlett. also known as the boston piano kid, on stage. the crowd loved it as the two banged out the root beer rag on twin pianos. bradley also got to pose for a picture with the rock and roll
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not too many teenagers get to play for a packed fenway park. congratulations bradley. nice job. ed some fun happening at the : hatch shell tomorrow. it's time for red bull's annual flugtag. here's what you can expect if you head down there. competitors build a device, and attempt to fly off of a platform over the water. you can see how it usually ends. the fun starts at 11:00 a.m, . maria riding a bike, something
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l the answers. you know where i find common-sense ideas? right here in new hampshire... where i'm fighting for the good-paying jobs that strengthen our economy. i worked to make childcare more affordable and make it easier to save for college. i've worked across party lines on clean air and energy efficiency efforts... and to strengthen social security and medicare. together, we're making new hampshire and america stronger. i'm kelly ayotte, and i approved this message. ed: five for good tonight. for months, two local high school seniors have been on a mission to put smiles on the faces of some young kids. and all this week they have done
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nina katz-christy and zaida block giving special need kids a first, being able to ride a bicycle on their own. the cambridge rindge and latin students have spent the last six months organizing this week-long camp. teaching 40 special needs kids how to ride at the cambridge war memorial field house.
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>> this is "chronicle" on wcvb channel 5. anthony: unseen and unexpected. >> what i love is all the hidden compartments. anthony: secret drawers. a secret campsite. >> it is hidden from the anthony: they are waiting for a delivery of food. >> we have these harry potter berms flying throughout the store. anthony: track down these out-of-the-way summertime treasures. and writing the indian princess. jc visits the bull run. jc: it is the most unlikely musical success story.

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