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todd, it was around 2:00 the morning -- 2:00 this morning the two women were hit. one distraught woman was carried away by police. two women hit around 2:00 on this very busy mcclellan highway. the company operating the bus entourage livery out of north , attleboro. again what those women were doing at the time they were hit remains unclear. a spokesperson for the bus company spoke with us briefly this afternoon. >> the main thing we want to offer is our condolences to the victims family, that is the most important thing. we're doing everything to assist in the investigation when the boston police department. last night, our driver went with the boston police department and was questioned and released immediately.
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been placed on leave. that is mandatory anytime there is an accident investigation. they are not releasing the identity of the one fatal victim, the other woman was rushed to the hospital. she is expected to be ok. the goal as defined, wcvb newscenter 5. rhondella: newscenter 5 diane cho is an low diane: a birthday party ended with a 911 call. two young children were pulled from an above ground pool. one child was unresponsive when pulled from the water. police were called to the home just before 8:30 p.m. last night. we spoke to one of the neighbors that did not want to be it in a fight. he is a nurse. he performed cpr on the girl,
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arrived, she was breathing. by the time ems arrived at the scene. >> i was sitting on the porch with my neighbor, getting ready to eat and we heard a commotion for help. i went to see what i could do. i checked the airway, did a few compressions, got her airway going. diane: the airlifted to local hospitals and critical condition. they do not have an update on the current condition. diane cho, wcvb newscenter 5. rhondella: right now, a saugus man is behind bars for my late charges this weekend. john sevier faces multiple charges, including attempted murder. police say he stabbed someone last night at 74 broadway. the victim who police have not identified was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, but is in stable condition. he will be arraigned tomorrow morning.
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new tonight, president obama is cutting his vineyard vacation sure. the president played a final round of golf before headed out -- heading out. he is expected to return to d.c. around at 30 p.m. clear skies now as we look live over the city of boston but that's going to change in a few hours. mike, we can see behind is what is coming at us. mike: they are starting to leave town. todd: they listened wankum. mike: we always tried to have beautiful weather for visitors, but now that they are leaving, we could use the rain. another beautiful day with lots of sunshine. i wish this would happen more often. funny, beautiful days like we had today and rain overnight area there it is right now. as we take a closer look, i put the lightning scan on it. i do think that we will have a few thunderbolts overnight
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start to see showers. we cool into the 70's and it will mean muggy as well. different than lately. here is the timeline. 9:00, we are in the central part of the state. it will be with us for the early, early part of the day tomorrow. i will have more on the timeline in a few moments. still tropical storm fiona in the tropics. i will have the timeline on it. at todd: -- todd: in these dry conditions firefighters have been carefully monitoring a brush fire in west roxbury. the area was still smoldering this morning. the 4-alarm fire broke out yesterday off eagle street in the area of roxbury latin school. no one was hurt, and no homes were in danger. rhondella: police in boston are still investigating a late-night shooting in mattapan. three people were shot last night on westview street. all of the victims were taken to hospitals for treatment, but they are expected to recover.
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police in connecticut are calling a shooting at a house party an unusual outburst of violence. 13 people were shot and wounded at the party in bridgeport early this morning. none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. officers say two people opened fire from behind some hedges in the home's backyard. police are investigating whether the two shooters were party guests who got upset. todd: to commitment 2016, hillary clinton is in provincetown today for a fundraiser. feature singer and actress cher. she arrived in nantucket yesterday, where she also attended a fundraising event. clinton's finance director says her campaign is halfway to its goal of raising a billion dollars for the 2016 race. on the republican side donald , trump has started unveiling a new appeal to minority voters. mary bruce takes a closer look at this new strategy. mary as far as the trump
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inclusive country, and i want an inclusive party. mary trump working on his pitch : to minority voters this weekend. the -- mr. trump: the outreach to the african-american community is in an area where the republican party must do better. and it will do better. mary: but despite that admission and a meeting with his new hispanic advisory board the week , has not been entirely smooth for the campaign. this comment -- mr. trump what do you have to : lose? you're living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs. >> many in the african american community saw that as insulting because they say most african americans don't live in poverty and that mr. trump was making those comments in communities that are more than 90% white. >> those comments are for all americans. and i live in a white community. i'm white. i was very moved by his comment. in other words, he is trying to tell americans that we can do
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: new campaign manager hitting the sunday talk shows after a staffing shakeup, which included the resignation of campaign chairman paul manafort over his ties to pro-russian ukrainian leaders. something the clinton campaign is counting on. >> paul manafort has been pushed out, but that doesn't mean that the russians have been pushed out of this campaign. the hand of the kremlin has been at work in this campaign for some time. it's clear that they are supporting donald trump. mary mary bruce, abc news, los : angeles. minutes ago president obama is leaving martha's vineyard tonight ahead of a trip to tour flood damage in louisiana. the president will visit on tuesday, as the region rebuilds. republicans have criticized the president for not visiting sooner. now the state's governor is saying he asked president obama to hold off on the trip. governor edwards: i didn't want to divert the police officers,
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providing security for the president while they were needed in this region. rhondella: governor edwards is asking people to donate to help efforts in louisiana. the flooding there killed at least 13 and left tens of thousands homeless. todd: the zika virus, now another concern for louisiana. experts at the national institute of health say states along the gulf coast are the most at risk of an outbreak. they say the mosquito conditions in the region are only increasing the risk. >> i would not brp where you have the situation with flooding in louisiana. there's gonna be a lot of problems getting rid of standing water. todd: so far, the only confirmed mosquito borne cases of the zika virus in the u.s. have been in florida. rhondella: still to come, a
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before the fire. todd: a night of work goes horribly wrong for a pizza delivery driver. how she managed to escape after being abducted at gunpoint. mike: i will have a check on the tropics and an hour-by-hour break on the rain headed this way tonight. rhondella: the red sox looking for a series of win over the tigers. highlights coming up in sports. >> the 10:00 news on metv boston with >> monday morning on the eyeopener, saving money by keeping foods fresher longer. >> the tricks in the kitchen to stop wasting groceries. >> and the humidity is back, so, too, the chance for needed rain
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dent, strong voice... narrator: if she's so independent, why is she still supporting trump? disclaimer: independence usa pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you are watching newscenter 5 at 6:00. rhondella: take a look at this video. a police cruiser catches fire in baltimore. the officers -- the ops are in the cruiser said he heard a pop, just before it burst into flames. firefighters were able to
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people can return to their homes in southern california today. todd: the cold cut wildfire is 80% contained. because of the fire is still unknown. a florida man wanted for abducting a police that -- a pizza delivery woman. police say he ordered pizza delivered to an abandoned home last night. and then forced the woman into the trunk of her own car. she pulled be escape lever and jumped out when the car was going 50 miles an hour. >> her family was very proud of her for being able to be that strong. and she is a great, great woman. she is a mother who does everything for kids, and she is helping us out so she can have money at home. todd: the woman suffered road rash and a head wound. the suspect is on the run, in
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it is the final they of competition at the 2016 olympics. rhondella: massachusetts public charter schools are among the best in the country. our charter schools are public, and we have longer school days with more personal attention. in underperforming areas succeed. announcer: question 2 will expand charter school access and result in more funding for public education. every parent should be able to choose the public school that's best for their child. announcer: vote yes on question 2.
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todd: live pictures from rio tonight where closing ceremonies are under way. today was the final day of competition. rhondella: there could be more trouble for u.s. swimmers involved in the controversy around ryan lochte. jim ryan is at the olympics with more. po ring in rio. claressa shields got a gold in the middleweight match. she is the defending olympic champion. she brought her london metal with her to the podium, and for good reason. she is the first olympic boxer to win back-to-back goals. usa men's basketball beat serbia
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third gold. usa wrestling claims another gold. kyle snyder earning his spot at the top podium in a match against azerbaijan, becoming america's youngest ever freestyle wrestling gold medalist. he just punished his sophomore year at ohio state. the men's volleyball team beat russia in a nailbiting five-set match. mr. belesky did not score a -- med complicity did not score a metal, but he ended his career in style. he straddled the line, did push-ups, and then tipped his hat. as the real games come to an end, ryan lochte spoke on camera about what we now know is a
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he told nbc -- >> i over exaggerated that story. if i had never done that, we would not be in that mess. reporter: but that may not be enough. >> they let down our athletes, they let down americans, and they really let down our host's in rio. reporter: jim ryan, rio de janeiro. rhondella: we have a little rain coming in. todd: yesd midweek. we really got it all. mike: it depends where your at whether you get a gold, bronze, or silver tonight. not everyone is going to get all of this rain. that high pressure is lifting northward. that is why we will see more showers overnight tonight this is just moving into the berkshires. then it will be marching across
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across the area. at 9:00, it is firmly entrenched across the western part of the state. the leading edge is moving into the boston area. 2:00, 3:00 the morning, that is where we see the heaviest showers, downpours. 4:00 a.m., nice little batch of rain. if you are an early morning commuter, you may -- run up into some punting on the roadway. it will clear off rapidly, and was the skies clear, the humidity will drop dramatically as well. generally, we are looking at a quarter to a half-inch of rain. there may be causing on the roadways. right now, the cloud cover has slowly started to move in. there is a breeze on the water.
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in the oppressive range tonight. as the rain comes through, look at that. we drop into the pleasant category. and then tuesday, bone dry air. tonight, thunderstorms and the occasional downpour. tomorrow, very early showers. sunny, and breezy. let's check on t will get more active. fiona drifting west-northwest at 70 miles per hour. looks like it will fall apart and become a wet sponge headed toward bermuda. they will get some beneficial rains with a little bit of breeze, but nothing terribly tropical. in the wider view, we have another area developing out here. we have been watching this one.
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--investigate --number 99. we call this a spaghetti plot. sometimes it looks like a mess, a lot of noodles. it may be headed to florida if it can hold together. and you know what, we are not done yet. behind the coast of africa -- remember, our hurricanes in the atlantic many times start off the coast of africa. when they move offshore, they become more tropical. it will follow these two lines here. we are looking a long way down the road, this is showing two significant areas offshore at this point. will this change? absolutely. but this time of year, you have to keep an eye on the tropics. adjusting case. the storms -- just in case. though storms can come up.
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: the morning, but warming up. plenty of sunshine wednesday. another day of 80's and comfortable humidity. we could have thunderstorms back in the forecast by friday as the heat and humidity start to return to our forecast. keep in either this guy tonight. we may have a rumble of thunder. -- keep an eye to the sky. that's the forecast. i mike wankum. >> now josh b rogadir with sportscenter 5, powered by xfinity. josh: a growing mash unit grabbing the headlines in foxboro today, with 4 key cogs set to miss time from the patriots. one not at practice today was tom brady with reports that he was excused today and will be tomorrow, unrelated to the minor cut on his thumb. much more serious, versatile running back dion lewis needs a second surgery on his knee, though not another acl surgery. his timetable is unknown. and offensive tackles sebastian vollmer and shaq mason are both out, vollmer with a bad hip and ankle, mason with a broken
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mcbride of "the globe." defensive end rob ninkovich, he of the torn triceps, was back at practice today. >> we are back working hard as i can. we've got to get back. you watch the tape, you watch practice. you do the best you can. you put yourself out there. it's th josh: henry owens was supposed to pitch for the pawsox against the scranton wilkes barre yankees last night. probably wishes he did, because major league hitters owned owens all day today in detroit. after making it through two innings unscathed, jd martinez, who has worn out sox pitching all weekend, dunks this in the corner. 2-0 tigers. the run hit the top of the wall
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this shot. now 5-0 tigers. two guys on base in the fifth. now 8-0 tigers. owens gives up eight over 5, 5 walks. andrew bening follows up his major league triple, cutting it from 10 to five. fans are cheering they will home runs against their pictures. he finishes with 23. the blue jays, big heroes for cleveland on friday night. jose ramirez give the indians a lead and no offensive heroics in the night for toronto on this day. the indians win it, 3-2.
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more ground. they are two games back. the rays are 17 back and will host the red sox and a four-game series tomorrow night. tomorrow -- tonight on sportscenter five ot, we talk about the death star battle in new england, and the injury roster and what positions are looking lean. that's all coming up at 11: right here on channel 12. todd, rhondella, back across the dime. todd: i like that. that's creative. coming up -- a veteran on a cross-country journey. rhondella: and what's ahead on abc world news. >> good evening. coming up, ryan lochte changing his story into a public apology and what he is not saying.
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so why the outrage?
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todd: check this out. police in maine are warning people to watch out for a snake along a popular video. the snakeskin was found. police will be doing tests to find a what kind of snake it is. they have warned people to be on
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large snake eat a beaver and swim across the river and that was back in june. rhondella: ugh. but dry weather, doesn't that have something to do with snakes, too? mike: well, they couldn't swim in the water. rhondella: thank you, mike.
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welcome to "world news tonight." olympic swimmer ryan lochte changing his story. admitting he was drunk when he said he was robbed at gunpoint in rio. >> i was still intoxicated. >> tonight, lochte's public apology. admitting he overexaggerated his story. but says he still wasn't lying. politics of race. donald trump's new mission -- so why are some african-americans calling his outreach offensive? path of destruction. >> tornado on the ground! >> tornadoes tearing across parts of the midwest. damaging homes, flipping cars. new flash floods leaving neighborhoods under water. wedding massacre. new developments in that deadly terror attack overseas. the suicide bomber, as young as 12 years old. and, race against time. the frantic search for a


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