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antoinette: breaking news overnight an arrest in the murder of two nuns. new information about the suspect and the charges he's facing this morning. doug: a pickup truck smashes into a cafe on the south shore. the injuries suffered in the crash. antoinette: tracking down the thieves behind a heartless crime. new clues the police are calling in the case of some stolen
antoinette: good morning to you. it's 6:00 saturday, august 27. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: i'm doug meehan. a.j. is standing by. we're down a degree from last hour. what's happening, a.j.? a.j.: no more 12s the hard way. we hit 90 yesterday. one more time. so that puts us at 19 days where we've hit 90 degrees. that makes it six of august, half as many as last year. also, you know that 90 degrees was really tough to take yesterday because it was so darn oppressively humid. it's gotten better outside and is much more comfortable this morning. this morning, 60 in bedford, 63 in fitchburg. 59 in taunton. some more rural areas are more cool this morning with 50s toward orange, for example. where are we heading today? how about we'll call it 80
line with a sea breeze kicking in for midday and into the afternoon. outside of 128 and toward 495, up into the merrimack valley, likely to see temperatures climbing into the middle and perhaps upper 80s in a few spots with tons of sunshine. how about the rest of your weekend? thumbs up on it. we'll talk about early next week coming up in a bit from now. guys? doug: thank you. breaking overnight, an arrest is made in the murd er of two one with ties to massachusetts. police say rodney sanders was a person of interest early. antoinette: they announced capital murder charges against him overnight. police say sanders stabbed sister margaret held and sister paula merrill in their home. sister merrill is massachusetts. her family is trying to focus on
>> paula and margaret had a passion. they loved their patients. antoinette: sanders is being held awaiting a court appearance. their funeral is set for monday. we have breaking news overnight into the newsroom. a man is critically hurt after a shooting in boston. it happened at a 7-11 on center street in jamaica plain. the call came in after 3:30 this morning. boston ems on scene within minutes. webr doug: three people are hurt, two seriously, after a crash at a restaurant in hingham. police say the truck driver veered off north street at did 10:00 last night, crashing into the square cafe. a 59-year-old hingham man and a 52-year-old woman from hull suffering serious injuries. the passenger of the truck also hurt. police arresting the driver, jeffrey mahoney, on several charges but they say he was not compared. right now, a man is under arrest
before 3:00 this morning on route 128 north. only one car was involved. the driver arrested for oui. nobody was hurt. antoinette: an investigation under way after an overnight fire in manchester by the sea. the two-alarm fire started in the basement of a vine street home around 1:30 this morning. flames were knocked down within about an hour. everyone made it out safely after they say smoke detector woke them up. doug: we're learning new details about a apparent murder suicide. john atwater has the latest on the investigation. >> it's awful, awful, awful. reporter: the aftermathis too graphic to show. a man and woman found dead on the front lawn of this home tucked away in the woods. >> they were a nice, nice couple. they were a nice couple. reporter: neighbors say the couple had been separated and hadn't been seen together in the neighborhood for some time. >> it's been a while.
but it's been, i don't know, i'd see them occasionally. reporter: police came to the home just after 1:30 in the afternoon. for hours, officers traveled down the dusty dirt road as they investigated the apparent murder suicide. it's left neighbors here unsettled as they try to understand what prompted the violence. >> get through it. get through it if we have to. reporter: police are releasing few details about what happened here as they continue the process of notifying family members. in ashby,oh antoinette: right now, a 22-year-old man is behind bars accused of a violent attack in rock port on a woman disabled. angel castro is charged with assault to attempt to rape. he's in these pictures. castro is accused of knocking a woman to the ground on pools lane and trying to rip off her clothes. he ran off when she screamed.
in connection with a hate crime. the lgbt box was blown up by vandals. reporter: smoke and sparks lit up after a group of 7 placed explosives inside the rainbow times newspaper box. the publication is temporarily missing from derby square, but the rainbow times family vows to return stronger than ever. >> we have had such community support. people have been contacting us about they'd like to subscribe to the paper, advertise through the paper, offer support in general, offer more distribution locations. reporter: early friday, salem leaders and lgbt advocates unveiled their symbol of solidarity, a rainbow ban rer. investigators call the incident a hate crime. now the state fire marshall is
to an arrest. >> i think it's only a matter of time before somebody speaks up and says, hey, i saw something or whatnot. we have a lot of people looking for the perpetrators that committed this act of hate. reporter: the rainbow times usually sits between this white newspaper box and the orange cone. salem police had to remove it as part of their evidence. there will be a new newspaper box unveiled sunday evening right here, same place, and the public is invited to attend. newscenter 5. antoinette: main governor paul lepage facing controversy centered around an expletive filled voice message. they say it calls him a ratist. >> i want you to prove i'm a racist. i sent my life helping black people. you little son of a -- i want
thank you. antoinette: the representative says he never called the governor a racist but said lepage's recent comments were not helpful in the fight against heroin addiction. yesterday, lepage defended his comments that 90% of drug dealers in his state are black and hispanic by showing reporters a binder full of mugshots and newspaper stories. >> you write the stuff. i just keep it. i don't read it unless it gets in my but stephanie cuts them out and gets the pictures and i put them in my book. antoinette: state democrats say lepage is, quote, not mentally or emotionally fit to hold office. on the way this morning, 6:08, new concerns over the safety of the nation's blood supply. doug: the extra testing the fda is ordering across the country. also, problems at the vermont yankee nuclear power plant are
inspection. the latest incident and how it was fixed. antoinette: a new warning for boaters. the hazard blamed after several boats got stuck. a.j.: tough to find flaws in the forecast. the break from humid and i and our next chance for rain. doug: police in mississippi make an arrest in the murder of two nuns, one with local ties. 46-year-old rodney sanders is in
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antoinette: good morning. 6:12. welcome back. heavy rain leading to flash flooding in kansas city, missesry. ew who became stranded in the road last night. the water right up to the headlights. pretty dramatic bloodi flooding. there's a new warning for boaters in new hampshire as water levels dip dangerously low. two boats ran aground along their normal routes. doug: this morning, marine patrols trying to figure out how it happened. divers are using giant air bags
yesterday, a second boat got stuck. the lack of rain is likely to blame for low water levels. workers say it's an issue they're ready for. >> we're lucky nobody got hurt. that's the most important thing. we train for these type of events every year. our training paid off. doug: environmental services say lake sun pea is a half inch highe year. antoinette: this is the point in the drought where it's really starting to affect everyone. we're not just talking about water restrictions and things you see on the map. it's everyone. a.j.: so back in the springtime, actually go back to february. remember february 14 you, valentine's day. it got down to 14 below zero. now fast forward to the drought.
picking apples. i talked to a couple of agriculturalists who said if he don't pick up rain, we could see smaller, more diseased fruit. there's time to save the apples, but time is growing short. it's starting to hit home. first off, we should talk about how far below average we are for just this year. since january 1. and, of course, the numbers average. however, let's take it a step further and talk about the two-year numbers. we're adding last year's deficit to this year's deficit. and we're running 15, 16, 17 inches of rain below average. this has been the driest two-year stretch on record through today's date, through yesterday's date actually. if we can't pick up four inches of rain by the end of this year,
two-year drought out there. all right. so here you go. right now, it's 73 degrees. nary a cloud in the sky. it's beautiful to look at. winds out of the northwest at 8 and comfortable humidity levels as well. check this out. it's actually in the 50s, orange to springfield and keen. near 70, worcester to boston. upper 60s, plymouth to hyannis. 70 on nantucket. clear skies right now. not going to find rain drops today until you get to the lakes. this is kind of our next system that moves in later tomorrow night and into monday. today is drier air, high pressure overhead. that equals to a banner day for today. we'll hang on to the lower humidity for tomorrow as the high starts to move offshore. we'll hang on to sunshine as well. later tomorrow afternoon, look likely to find some increasing clouds around as this next frontal boundary starts sweeping in. most of its energy will be over
to come through. maybe even a thunderstorm tomorrow night and monday, especially over southeastern sections of massachusetts. today, you don't need to worry about a thing, except maybe the uv index. suntan lotion a must-have, as well as the shades shortly as the sun is coming over the horizon. 80s inland. near 80 along the coast line with the sea breeze. do it all again tomorrow. higmp light sea breezes. most predominant toward the southcoast as winds shift to the south. toward the tropics, the tropical wave is spinning through the bahamas and des tin into south florida, then into the gulf of mexico. not likely to intensify. likely to bring a lot of rain to the sunshine state. we could be talking anywhere from 3 to 5, 6, 7 inches of
down there, that could be a real problem. gaston out into the central atlantic right now. should hook east ofbermuda. it will churn up the seas and we could see swells early next week from gaston. that's the only impact that that storm will have on us. bright sunshine today and tomorrow. low humidity levels as well. nighttime showers tomorrow night on into monday, especially south of boston. next shot for showers wednesday. and then it looks cool and almost autumn-like by thursday and friday of next week. over to you. antoinette: slow your roll, a.j. we want to finish up summertime, okay? 6:17. stories we're following right now. doug: the fda wants all u.s. blood banks to screen for the zika virus. right now, it's only been done
u.s. states and territories. the agency says it's the best way to protect the blood supply. doug: secretary of state john kerry says he's reached a deal with syria to restore a truce in the country embattled by civil war. details still need to be worked out following a nearly ten-hour meeting in geneva yesterday. secretary kerry says this is a good step toward improving hu humanitarian access to areas that have been blocked off. federal nuclear regulators are vermont's yankee turbin plant after hundreds of thousands of groundwater infiltrated the building. entergy nuclear says the groundwater level has fallen likely thanks to the drought. they paid $1 million for the water to be removed and treated. foundation cracks and a sump pump have been sealed. doug: it was a very public breakup. a popular sports show, john
callahan show after a 20-year run. antoinette: what's next? maria stephanos caught up with john where he's spending time. on the golf course. >> what happened? >> 3:45 wakeup calls for 19.5 years, i'm tired of being tired. reporter: if you know sports, if you've watched tv or listened to radio in this market for the past 40 years, you know john dennis. former cohost the former part kicked up speculation about john's relationship with his former cohost. it seemed like you left abruptly. you're done and i'm retired. now i'm sitting on a golf course. >> yes. i'll say this. kirk and i were never best friends. however, that never prevented us from doing two and a half to three years of very, very good radio. so it has nothing to do with it.
and waking up every morning. i'm telling you what -- reporter: was it the straw that broke the camel's back. >> was there a straw? no. reporter: those mornings are over. when he looks back, john dennis pulls no punches. weei -- >> thank you. great place to spend 20 years. reporter: jerry callahan. >> good columnist, should write more. reporter: kirk minia reporter: by john's own admission, there had been plenty of what he calls stupid moments. on itself list, the met go controversy. when you look back at that, do you think i shouldn't have said that? >> well, of course. it was painful. it was like two-week suspension. it was getting bashed. if you do four hours a day off off the top of your head conversation, eventually you're going to say something stupid. reporter: your darkest moment?
reporter: when you said i'm an alcoholic? >> yes. reporter: you are sober? >> yes. reporter: you have not relapsed? >> no. 17 months, clean and sober. reporter: it's something john went public with. when you're a public person, that's what you do. you included your thank-you, you thanked the management and thanked jerry and kirk as well. you said for standing by me. how did things take a turn? how did things take a turn? like all long-term relationships, eventually there's friction and there's abrasion. i have no hard feelings and i'm sure they're going to do fine without me. reporter: are you going to miss it? >> not in the least. >> come on! it's who you were for 40 years, of course you're going to miss it. >> maria, i woke up this morning and yesterday morning at 7:00 and 7:20 the last two days. i have never done that in 19
the international. reporter: so golf, corporate speaking engamts, and he's still going to be involved with eei in a different capacity. as a matter of fact, he's going to be with jerry callahan and kirk minihan monday and tuesday of next week when the jimmy fund teams up with eei, nesn and the red sox to help strike out cancer. antoinette: waking up at that hour for noearly 20 years, at the office. i'd like to sleep in to 3:45. antoinette: olympic golden girl, aly raisman throwing out the first pitch tonight. doug: the celebration in needham as they honor a hometown hero. ? doug: how great is this? a new teacher welcoming his fourth grade class with a
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a.j.: nice day shaping up on this saturday morning. good morning. plenty of sunshine and lower humidity as well. i think you'll like that as we take a look at satellite and radar right now. not a lot to talk about. beach forecast. water temperatures in the 70s. near 80 at the beaches with light little sea breezes and a high tide at 7:29 this morning.
momentarily. antoinette: thank you. police in new hampshire one step closer to solving a heartless crime. they tracked down the flamingos that you're about to see here that were put up around wear as part of a fundraiser for 12-year-old abbey van dyke, diagnosed with leukemia. the flamingos are orange, the color of leukemia awareness. they were stolen and left in trash bags along the highway. they want to track down who is responsible because some of them are still missing this morning. but found the ones that they did and that they are back in their rightful place. hey, it's getting to be back-to-school time already. doug: some teachers are taking a new approach to welcoming students, including rapping. ? i'm your teacher ? ? my name is mr. reed ? ? it's nice to meet you ? swoets . doug: how school that? antoinette: a lot cooler than you. doug: instead of a welcome back
song for his fourth grade students and posted it on social media. he said school can be hard work, but it should also be fun. this is the kind of teacher you want. antoinette: leave the rapping to mr. reed. doug: 6:27 is the time. more money for amtrak. antoinette: the improvements ap riders. also this morning, breaking news overnight out of mississippi. police have made an arrest in the murder of two nuns. the suspect had been a person of interest since the beginning.
doug: breaking overnight, mississippi police make an arrest in the murders of two nuns. the new information about the suspect in the killings. antoinette: new video overnight, a fiery crash on route 128. the iv the charges he's facing this morning. doug: the presidential campaign heating up. the new lines of attack both sides are now launching. >> you're watching wcvb boston's news leader. good morning. this is newcenter 5 eyeopener. doug: good morning. saturday morning. i'll doug meehan. antoinette: i'm antoinette antonio. we have a.j. burnett with us this morning. you have a great forecast for
a.j.: sure do. looks like a great weekend with plenty of sunshine and the bain desoleil. antoinette: you might need spf-50. that's my suggestion. a.j.: lots of sun today. again, be mindful of that sun angle out there. don't want to be debbie downer, but don't get a burn. you can spend more time outdoors today. lots of sun in store al now, in terms of the humidity, yesterday, we were near 90 and it was ultra humid. oppressive, actually. that has come down and now it's a lot more comfortable. so a litt still a little sticky, but much more comfortable today than it was yesterday at this time. 60, bedford. blue hill at 66. boston at 73. beverly, 63 degrees. we've got mid to upper 60s down toward the cape. chatham at 71 right now.
line. sea breezes knocking things back along the coast and plenty of sunshine. do it again tomorrow, shall we? details on the forecast coming up in a bit. doug: thank you. we're following breaking news this morning right now. antoinette: a suspect under arrest in the murder of two nuns in mississippi. overnight, police charged this man, rodney sanders, with two counts of capital murder. he's accused in the stabbing deaths of sister margaret held and sister paula merrill. she's from st person of interest in the murders. doug: more breaking news. police have located a stolen boston ems ambulance. there it is. now searching for the thief. it was taken from the charlestown district just before 5 this morning and tracked down in everett about an hour and a half later. nobody was hurt. antoinette: a man is under
peabody. state police say it happened just before 3:00 this morning on route 128 northbound. only one car was involved. the driver was arrested for oui. nobody was hurt. doug: boston police ramping up protection for today's caribbean carnival parade to avoid what happened two years ago. you may remember 26-year-old dawn jeffer was killed in what police say was a gang crossfire during the 2014 festival. festivities kick off today about 7:00 with the parade beginning at 1:00. this year, police are increasing their visibility to deter anything similar from that happening again. >> we'll be calling officers from across the city and we've put on a lot of extra officers. again, not to show that we're overbearing. we just want to make sure nobody gets hurt. doug: two murder suspects are awaiting trial for the 2014 murder. antoinette: the battle over body cameras for boston police officers is now heading to
the police union has filed an injunction to stop the pilot program. officers to begin wearing the devices next week. none of the officers volunteered for the program. so far, no response from the mayor or the police commissioner. new this morning, boston mayor marty walsh is defending secrecy behind planned military flyovers in the city. the herald reports the city hall hotline received about 100 calls as the black hawk helicoptering performed exercises with boston police. the department posted on august 21 about the planned exercise, which ran through friday. many were upset that it wasn't made more public. doug: commitment 2016. republican and democratic nominees taking a break from the campaign trail. as abc's lana zack reports, that's not stopping them from escalating attacks on each other. reporter: tim kaine, the democratic vp pick, warned against the nasty tone on the trail. >> you start dividing people up against one another, blame games, name calling, you find you can't solve your problems because you're not letting the
reporter: in the last few days, hillary clinton and donald trump have been competing for minority voters and trying to paint the other as more racist. doug: she's too busy raking in cash from people and rigging the system and taking the african-american vote and the hispanic vote and saying we're going to do a great job. and right after the election, it's bye-bye, i'll see you in four years. >> this is someone who re-tweets white supremacists online, like the user who goes by the name white genocide. reporter: trump has been trying to fight back against the xenophobic narrative, changing his language around immigration this week. >> you can't take 11 are at one
>> in just 73 days, one of these two candidates will be elected president. it was announced today president obama will be campaigning for clinton in pennsylvania and vice president biden will be campaigning for her in ohio. both major swing states. both states that were won by obama and biden in the last two elections. lana zack, abc news, washington. doug: meantime, republicans are outraged as they learn the sta schedules during her time as secretary of state until after the election. the schedules show who clinton met with while she served as president obama's top diplomat and, so far, about half of her schedules have been released, some showing she met with those who donated to her health foundation. antoinette: today, libertarian candidate gary johnson and runningmate, former massachusetts governor bill wells, will hold a rally in boston. yesterday, they took the campaign to maine.
station, wmtw, he's trying to grab the attention of voters who aren't happy with the major party pick. >> we might be able to reach out to both sides and actually bring them together, republicans and democrats, on issues that are facing the country. antoinette: johnson and wells are hoping to break the 15% in the polls in order to get into the next presidential debate. right now, they stand at 10%. doug: the death toll from a devastating earthquake in italys 284 people confirmed dead. three more bodies were recovered from that rubble overnight. at least a dozen more people are still missing. italy's president met with rescue workers and toured the damage this morning, following overnight aftershocks. the hill top town was the hardest hit with 224 deaths there. antoinette: five on the opioid crisis this morning. local mothers grieving after losing their children to addiction. sadly, they know their story is becoming all too common. newscenter 5's mary saladna
reporter: purple flags, 1,531 of them, fill the front lawn of the walker building in marlborough, each representing a life lost to opioid overdose last year in massachusetts. >> when you look at it and see there's a life there, that was somebody's child, that was somebody's brother, somebody's sister, somebody's mother. reporter: this sad but powerful tribute is the brain child of ka jonathan, to heroin two years ago. >> he was very talented in school. he was a great artist, musician, national honor society student. we're losing over four people a day in massachusetts, up to about 129 a day in this country. reporter: the idea is to keep people talking about the opioid crisis. massachusetts is leading the way to erasing the stigma of addiction. when cheryl lost her son five years ago, it was a very lonely
there was nothing on facebook. it wasn't spoke of because it was heroin. reporter: now, both women head up family support groups. the flags will remain on the walker building lawn until next wednesday, international overdose awareness day. a vigil is planned for that evening and a big turnout is expected. >> the idea is to get the message across that there shouldn't be a stigma. people can come here, look at the flags, come to the vigil and not feel shame over what happened, because it's a disease. antoinette: new funding for an aging transit system. doug: more for amtrak and how it will be used. and the impact on the drought. the part of the state that's suffering the most. a.j.: we're looking for rain drops but aren't finding too many. the systems we're watching and the areas they could pose a threat. antoinette: we're staying on top
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doug: welcome back. your economy. boston and the rest of the northeast could lose amtrak service because of a maintenance dispute. the globe reporting that amtrak has threatened to end service along the northeast corridor, in response to a lawsuit over $30 million in maintenance fees demanded by amtrak. the mbta spokesman says it's just a threat. just yesterday, the federal government announced it's lending $2.5 billion to amtrak for more trains and other improvements along the northeas antoinette: as our dry summer continues, the statewide drought is getting worse. three quarters of massachusetts is officially in a drought condition. in ipswitch, water that should be knee-deep nonexistent. that means a severe strain on the water supply and the real possibility of a water shortage. >> when it's dry, all the water we're taking out for the needs of people exceed the amount of water that physically exists in
antoinette: the ipswitch river has recorded record low levels every day since the middle of may. we need relief. doug: you worry about fire danger as we get into the dry season. a.j.: it's stayed with us all spring, all summer. now you start talking about the you know what i'm concerned about also? doug: apples. a.j.: yes, obviously, but also trees coming down. you saw how many came down with the tornado. i think with our first big nor'easter, with the dry ground and the dry trees, we're going to have a lot of trees coming down this fall and winter. less track the tropics. a lot of folks are curious as to what's going on down there.
all. it's towards the turks and caicos. not expected to intensify, but the models are taking it into the gulf of mexico. south florida in the cross-hairs for rain. it might occur sooner than what the models are saying, but there's a possibility it heads into the central gulf as well. a big rain maker for south florida. four, five, six rain possible. tropical storm gaston still a tropical storm. for a short while, it was a hurricane. may reintensefy into hurricane status. i wanted to show you the wave models. i expect higher waves to start moving toward our shores early next week, monday and tuesday. we'll have to watch those south facing beaches for rip current.
thanks to james d. for extending this in on twitter. eric in hopkinton has a nice sunrise on the lake. a beautiful start to this saturday morning. boston, 73 right now. lower humidity as well. temperatures, 57 for springfield. orange, 55. very comfortable for this saturday and radar. up and down the eastern seaboard, very quiet. rain in the midwest and great lakes. our next system arrives tomorrow night and monday. drier air filtering behind the cold front that brought paltry downpour activity into some areas. the system maintains the grip over new england today and tomorrow. expect sunshine and localized
tomorrow night, we'll notice clouds coming in with a cold front. this front may touch off a few showers and storms tomorrow night and into parts of monday, especially from the mass pike on southward. that's the way it's looking right now. then behind that, another high builds in. great weather tuesday. let's look at high temperatures today. outside of 128, closer to the low to mid 80s and 495 in the merrimack valley, mid to upper 80s. we'll do it again tomorrow. the sea breezes will be pronounced toward the southcoast with a southerly wind. still a bit of a sea breeze for area breezes on the north and south shore. humidity stays in check as well. seven-day forecast, bountiful sunshine for the duration of your weekend. increasing clouds later tomorrow afternoon and evening. and some scattered showers sunday night may linger into
well. maybe a downpour if we're lucky. back to sunshine tuesday. next shot for showers wednesday. behind that, it looks like we're cooler and very dry and breezy for the tail end of next week. doug, to you. doug: after a week full of questions surrounding the patriots, tom brady hit the field to answer the questions that was number one on everybody's mind. how would he play? apparently well. after starting jimmy garofalo, belichick goes to brady and tommy comes pass to aaron dobson. then it's the next set of downs where he throws a touchdown pass. that's chris hoggan with the 33-yarder. pats hold on to win, 19-17. then there's the red sox, hoping that stephen wright would pick up where he left off. he was looking for his 14th win. he says with anticipation about the red sox. wait for it. i know. there's the red sox. that wasn't the case.
the sox getting on the board in the bottom of the first. mookie betts with the 92nd rbi, driving in pedroia. that wasn't enough. the sox ended the royals' 42 consecutive scoreless innings for the bull pen. we'll take that, but it was a loss, 6. 3. antoinette: 6:49. we're following self-breaking stories, including an ambulance stolen in boston. doug: where they tracked it down. and breaking news in the murder of two nuns in mississippi. fios is not cable. we're wired differently,
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we're following breaking news on the eyeopener. a suspect under arrest in the murder of two nuns in mississippi. overnight, police charged rodney sanders with two counts of cap merrill to death. he was an early person of interest in the murders. doug: a man is critically hurt after a shooting in boston. it happened at the 7-11 in jamaica plain. boston ems on the scene within minutes. we'll bring you more details as they come in. antoinette: breaking news out of everett. police have tracked down a
police are searching for the thief this morning. it was taken from the charlestown district just before 5:00 this morning, found at a housing complex in everett about a half hour later. state, boston and everett police were all on the scene off veterans avenue. nobody was hurt. doug: three people are hurt, two seriously, after a crash at a restaurant in hingham. the truck driver veered off north street at 10:00, crashing into the square cafe. two people suffered police arrested the driver, jeffrey mahoney, on several charges. they say he was not impaired. antoinette: a man is under arrest after a fiery crash in peabody. state police say it happened just before 3:00 this morning on route 128 north. only one car was involved and the driver was arrested for oui. nobody was hurt. doug: an investigation under way after an overnight fire at manchester by the sea. it started in the basement of a
morning. flames were knocked down within an hour. everyone made it out safely after the smoke detectors woke them up. antoinette: she's back home after getting gold in rio. doug: olympic champion aly raisman continues her home tour around massachusetts. she met gymnasts at the gym where she trained. she earned gold and two silver medals in needham honors her today with a rally for aly. she threw out the first pitch last night, gave david ortiz a look at her medals. a.j.: did she get them back? doug: no, he deserves them. antoinette: aly deserves them too. a.j.: he deserves what he gets. she deserves her medals. we've got nice weather coming up for the balance of the weekend, today and tomorrow. both sunshine and low humidity
later sunday night and on into monday. and temperatures stay pretty appropo. doug: can use the rain, though. antoinette: earlier, he said feeling like fall. doug: pumpkin spiced lattes come out monday. antoinette: too soon. we're back in an hour. >> this is an editorial by wc >> blockbuster, xerox, polaroid. these are three world class companies that failed to adapt to emerging technology. disruptive technology, like the smart phone and innovative competitors took them down. bankrupting their businesses. you can easily name dozens more suffering similar fate. we envision a whole sector that could soon be added to the list, the taxi industry. it doesn't take a fortune teller to see the end of traditional livery services. uber and lyft are widespread
they're a bargain compared to the cost of regular cabs and extremely consumer friendly, easily hailed from the smart phone. massachusetts signed into law provisions that will help level the playing field by imposing new regulations on these ride hailing services, establishing requirements for background checks, inspections and insurance are smart and endorsed by the new services. the new law clears the way for uber and lyft to make pickups at logan, pending approval from massport. who hopefully won't impede progress. included in the legislation a 20 cent per ride surcharge, a nickel of which will go toward job training and innovation for taxi and livery companies. while the amount is small, it's troubling and a matter of principle. the state is requiring innovative companies to pay to help their competitors become innovative, money coming out of users' pockets. frankly, that's an expense and
industry should have adopted years ago. state regulation to protect consumer safety is solid public policy, but we hope lawmakers will resist underwriting entrenched entities in competitive industries at the expense of consumers. the public shouldn't be required to fund the complacent who do not adapt and only seek to
four hundred million dollars. that's how much charter schools will drain from massachusetts public schools this year. four hundred million siphoned from local districts that desperately need it. four hundred million that won't fund more science and technology, arts or preschool, counseling, or smaller class sizes. four hundred million unavailable to the ninety-six percent of students who don't attend charter schools. let's improve public schools for all students, not just a select few.
good morning, america. breaking overnight, flash floods, nearly seven inches in two hours, overwhelming parts of kansas city. rushing water rising in an instant. waist high in places. cars swamped. drivers looking for safety on their roofs. this creek rising ten feet in one ho what's coming up in the forecast. caught in the crossfire, the cousin the chicago bulls star dwyane wade struck and killed by a stray bullet while pushing her baby in a stroller on chicago's south side. >> we got a female -- >> the rising violence hitting close to home for the nba champ. the comments he made just a day before the murder. taking heat. donald trump under fire again.