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signs of a break-in. the nuns worked as nurses to help the poor in rural mississippi. also breaking a boy has been rushed to the hospital after being pulled from a pool in chelmsford. good evening. i'm jc monahan. ben: i'm ben simmoneau. first responders were called to a home on gorham street just after 2:30. the boy was pulled from the pool by his mother and other adults after someone noticed he went under. police say the child was semi-conscious and breat right now the search is on for the gunman who shot a young woman in dorchester overnight. jc: she wasn't the target she just got caught in the cross-fire. newscenter 5's juli mcdonald is live in dorchester with her family's reaction. reporter: her family says she was hoping to help but she was the one who needed help within minutes.
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happen to you. reporter: a family's worst fear come true. true gunshots so close they could hear the casings hit pavement, it all happened so fast they didn't even realize dashaye mizhari was down. >> when i saw her on the floor, it is unexplainable. reporter: the woman ran around the corner. her family say she was trying to break up a fight. victim. by the time she got on the stairs she screamed out i have been shot. reporter: police are searching for the shooter and the family wonders if an arrest will ever come. quite she is in intensive care. she will be there for a while. reporter: many heard the
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camera but the increasing violence impacts her and her young children every day. >> they never come out here and play. it is sad. i can't have them get to know their neighbors. i am scared. reporter: as police investigated they also learned a neighbor's dog had been shot. the animal was rushed to medical center and is expected to be ok. ben: a guilty plea from troopers caught in this video. the new hampshire state trooper charged in this case learned today he won't face jail time. newscenter 5's shaun chaiyabhat is live in nashua where the trooper was in court. reporter: that former new hampshire state triple -- trooper will not see any jail time.
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the man he punched. andrew monaco ran from court a free man. inside he pleaded guilty to three counts of simple assault for this beating caught on camera. >> i cannot explain why i have these actions. reporter: attorneys reported to his remorse. the victim led police high-speed chase through two states before giving up and getting on the ground. monaco and a mass trooper stepped in and hurled punches. monaco apologized twice a. your officer. he apologize to everyone but the victim. >> i apologize to the victims and the law enforcement. most importantly i apologize to the citizens of new hampshire for my conduct.
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former trooper should be behind bars. >> the only thing that saves him from jail time is the uniform he was wearing. reporter: monaco resigned from the force and agrees to give up future police jobs. the state calls that severe punishment. >> we have not seen that in cases of this type. reporter: monaco will have to do community trial. jc: another gorgeous summer day. the humidity is going up. that front that brought humidities to the midwest is slowly coming our way. what should we expect? anchor: not what they had out there. a few showers in southern vermont. just getting into a little piece
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you see the rain is coming down when you get north of new hampshire. we do expect a couple of showers this evening. there is a second batch farther to the west. this would be our opportunity of a few scattered thunderstorms. whatever happens tonight is quite scattered. during the not be all locations. in the meantime 87 now in boston. it has become mug year. -- mug year -- muggier. jc: commitment 2016. donald trump and hillary clinton on the came all this afternoon. ben: they are both speaking to
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good afternoon. donald trump used this rally in manchester to try to get out in front of hillary clinton's latest accusation that he's a racist. >> my friend and the next president mr. donald trump. reporter: ben carson took to the stage ready to defend himself against hillary clinton's latest charge. >> a response is reporter: a video was posted showing donald trump receiving the support of white supremacist groups including the kkk. reporter: donald trump did not directly disavow such support. he called an attempt to distract attention from the controversy surrounding her e-mails. quite she lies and she smears
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reporter: in front of a crowd that was overwhelmingly white he appealed to voters democrats take for granted. >> what you have to lose? what do you have to lose? reporter: noticeably absent, kelly ayotte. she is in a tight race for reelection and as she plans to vote for trump said he has not always been honest and trustworthy. jc: hillary clinton when after donald trump this afternoon accusing him of building his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. reporter: hillary clinton delivered a blistering denounce the asian of trump connecting his campaign to white
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reporter: donald trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. he is taking hate groups mainstream. reporter: hillary clinton pounded home donald trump's stream of bigotry. >> the reason a lot of klan members like donald trump is because what he believes we believe in. under the guise of outreach to african-americans, donald trump has stood up in front of largely white audiences and described like communities in such insulting and ignorant terms. ask yourself, if he doesn't respect all americans, how can he serve all americans? reporter: clinton when on to say his flirtation with conspiracy theories leaves him detached
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accusations that she suffers from poor health. anchor: a judge has ordered the state department to begin releasing additional hillary and e-mails found by the fbi. it comes after the fbi said it would not recommend charges after clinton had ties to her private e-mail server. jc: looking live at the mass let's see if it is doing well. we are looking at a 38 minute ride to route three. 10 minutes left if you want to go north. you are looking at a 16 minute ride. further west on the pike, it's a
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at the pins is promising some changes after a massive price hike. jc: the new programs that will help some save money even as the company refuses to budge on price. ben: one of the tornadoes that touchdown in indiana. jc: and two teenagers charged in the fatal stabbing of a teenage boy in new bedford. next at 5:30 the clues police used to find the s ben: a woman falls to her death
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ben: a nun killed in mississippi has local ties. she moved there in 1981. she and another none were found dead. police believe it was a homicide. the nuns worked as no nurses. jc: the maker of the life-saving epipen is promising to make the drug more affordable. ben: the company recently increased prices nearly 450%. but after major backlash it's being forced to take immediate action. >> every six minutes life threatening food allergies send someone to the hospital. reporter: the company behind emergency allergy treatment epipen responding to the sudden attack from users over the drug's skyrocketing price. mylan pharmaceuticals announcing a $300 savings card for
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for a patient assistance program but not reducing the drugs list price. according to the company's ceo on cbnc, this is why. >> had we reduce the list price i couldn't ensure that everyone who needs and at the pain gets one. we went around the system. reporter: a two-pack of epipens has jumped from from $100 in 2009 to more than $600. >> the technology hasn't reporter: some parents whose children rely on epipens footing the bill. >> the financial burden of continuing to do so with the latest price increases is unbearable for our family reporter: sarah jessica parker, a spokesperson for mylan, writing on instagram i have ended my relationship with mylan as a direct result of the price increase. reporter: today the father of mylan's ceo, senator joe manchin
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the skyrocketing price of prescription drugs and is sure mylan will have a more comprehensive and formal response to questions. jc: an act of kindness and sign of solidarity with survivors of the pulse nightclub massacre. hospitals in orlando say they won't bill patients for expenses which cost millions. 49 people were killed 53 others hurt when a gunman opened fire on june 12. health officials are also exploring other options like state and federal funds to help patients with on-going medical costs. one of california's newest wildfires is chasing hundreds from their homes. this fire in san luis obispo has charred 68-square miles and destroyed 48 homes. another 1800 homes are at risk. the good news, the fire is about 40% contained. but nearly 2500 people are under evacuation orders and the popular hearst castle tourist spot is still closed as a precaution.
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tornadoes yesterday. this is one of 12 twisters that touched down in the state, ripping roofs off buildings. incredibly, only 15 people suffered minor injuries. today, gov. mike pence donald trump's running mate toured the damage in his home state saying it's a miracle no one was killed. let's bring in harvey. there were two confirmed yesterday. that. >> check this out. kokomo indiana. that is a major tornado. anchor: how do they know? >> there is weather equipment. there you go. let show you what's going on here.
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, it could be the pollen count. this is ragweed season. it may come down slightly tomorrow but that goes right back up over the weekend. 88 degrees is the high today in boston. it did hit 90 in concord, new hampshire. there has been a breeze. 20 filed mile-per-hour wind -- 20 mile-per-hour wind at this particular hour. elsewhere down to the cape and the island, that when coming in off the water. it is cooler than the air mass but the water continues to be very warm. it is sticky around the region and some places have become uncomfortable. it is ordering -- bordering on oppressive in new york state.
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that is why we have the chance for a shower or thunderstorm. keep your eyes to the skies. the more comfortable air is going to move then. tonight will be warm and increasingly humid. boston drops to the low 70's in some spots. tomorrow only some sunshine dependent. much cloudiness. but in the possibility that it could be a thunderstorm or two in the region. for the beach forecast keep an eye to the sky. you have a warm and humid day coming up with a fair amount of clouds. they can be a spot thunderstorm. the uv index is still pretty high.
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the low tide tomorrow is at lunch time. the water temperatures are still pretty close to where they have been for several weeks running in the mid-70's across the new england south coast. couple of showers around southern new hampshire. we have to wait for the front and this line of showers and thunderstorms to see what front it will be in. could be popping up in southern vermont. late in the day it will be boston south and east. cooler and less humid air will be over spreading the a -- the region. it looks like a winner for outdoor summertime activity. on the downside the drought
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we have deficits and precipitation for the calendar year. two tropics, this is the system we are watching. it could be a big rainmaker even if it doesn't intensify as it heads toward south florida. check it out. your next seven days. ahead for the weekend, saturday and sunday will be nice and right around 80. reasonably comfortable nights. i don't see the widespread of the wet weather. we will see how that goes. more on the at 5:30. ben: i'm watching early next week. i like that. jc: a firefighter's journey to recovery after getting seriously burned on the job.
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hopes sharing the story of his face transplant can help others. anchor: at 5:30 the surgeon general taking a major step in the fight against opioid abuse. ben: the message to doctors across the country. new at 6:00: an owl injured after hitting a t trolley. the team effort that saved its
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anchor: is opening up about his amazing journey. jc: it involved a life-saving operation that restored his entire face. fourteen years ago pat hardison was badly burned fighting an apartment fire. most of his face was burned away. now, after undergoing 72 separate operations, hardison is telling the world about his experience. he wants to help others in similar situations. >> 22 veterans a day commit suicide.
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injuries commit suicide. years ago i had no hope. jc: hardison's face transplant was the first to include a scalp and functioning eyelids. ben: next when newscenter 5 at 5 continues -- a mom pleads guilty to charges connected to her daughter's overdose death. the punishment she received. jc: a woman drives her car straight into a grocery store. the disagreement she had with store employees right before the crash. ben: is it your genes that make the difference that could
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>> this is an editorial. >> blockbuster, xerox, polaroid. this update -- disruptive technology took them down, bankrupting their businesses. you can name dozens more suffering similar fate. we envision a whole sector that could be added to the list, the taxi industry. it doesn't take a psychic to see the end.
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massachusetts signed into law provisions that will help level the playing field by imposing regulations on these services. it establishes requirements for that ground checks and insurance are smart and endorsed by the new services. the law clears the way for uber and lyft to make pickups from logan. included in the legislation is a while the amount has thought it is a troubling fee. it is money that will be coming out of users pockets. that is an expense and operating practice that the taxi industry should have adopted years ago.
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will resist underwriting competitive industries at the expense of consumers. the public should not be required to fund the complacent who do not adapt and only seek to invest in innovation when it may be too late. >> from boston's news leader this is wcvb newscenter 5 at 5:30. ben: breaking news at 5:30: that's sister paula merrill in pink. the associated press reports she moved from stoneham to mississippi in merrill and 1981. another nun were found dead in their home in jackson today, police believe it's a homicide, and there are signs of a break-in. the nuns worked as nurses to help the poor in rural mississippi. jc: also breaking a five-year-old boy has been rushed to the hospital after being pulled from a pool in chelmsford. first responders were called to a home on gorham street just
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by his mother and other adults after someone noticed he went under. police say the child was semi-conscious and breathing on his own when rescuers arrived. two people are under arrest in the killing of this teenager in new bedford. today the people charged with stabbing him were in court. newscenter 5's rhondella richardson is live outside the courthouse now. reporter: police say this was a triple stabbing. a 16-year-old and 22-year-old had non-life-threatening injuries. stabbed to death last night just a block from new bedford home. >> he was a quiet kid. once you got to know him he opened up and made you laugh a lot. reporter: distraught friends clinging to the corner where he was killed. a suspect rolled up and stormed out. one as young as 14 years old jumped out.

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