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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] a national mother has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 death of her three-year-old daughter. erika: a judge finding caitlin marriner responsible for the death. the girl died of blunt force injuries. prosecutors say that she assault the child several times. she opted for a bench trial determine the verdict. emily: good afternoon. i'm emily riemer. erika: i'm erika tarantal. some of the stories we're
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a funeral mass is being held in mississippi for sister paula merrill. the stoneham native was murdered, along with another niun, in their home last week. the man accused in her death will be arraigned later today. emily: the duck boat operator who sheared the roof off his vehicle last night on storrow drive has been issued a warning by boston police. the driver says he was forced onto the road after a detour. no passengers were injured. erika: and we are live from district court. >> the driver accused of exposing himself and fondling himself in front of women from his vehicle. paul griffin is walking into the courthouse earlier today. he did not show his face in the courtroom during arraignment. both incidents were in front of the same woman. the latest one yesterday, when
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description. when officers found him, he took off in his car and then jumped out, but was caught and arrested. he did not have any passengers with him at the time of the incident according to police. they'll was set at $10,000. if you make that, the judge orders that he does not take any passengers with uber. while in custody, he told police he has a problem and that he needsel emily: a funeral mass will be held in mississippi today for sisters margaret held and paula merrill. meantime, the man police say is responsible for their murders will appear in court for the first time. rodney sanders is facing capital murder charges and could get the death penalty. police say he confessed to the crime but did not give a motive.
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drunk driving crash that killed this 18-year-old is expected in court today. police arrested 19-year-old joseph knapp after saturday morning's crash on hollis road in lunenburg. the driver's friend, 18-year-old austin a.j. robbins, was killed. another teen in the car was hurt. right now, we are expecting new details in an alarming attack on the north shore. newscenter 5's doug meehan is live in gloucester where the suspect will face a judge. doug: there seems to be the suspect so the court is , waiting on an interpreter before he can be arraigned. he is 22-year-old angel castro of gloucester, and is charged with assault with the intent to rape, as well as assault and battery on a disabled person. essex county sheriff's deputies bringing castro to the courthouse earlier this morning. this after he was arrested in rockport following the release of this surveillance video. this all began near last wednesday near the rockland commuter rail stop when police say castro approached a woman
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ground, and began grabbing at her underwear. the victim states that she feared she was going to be raped, and when she screamed, her attacker took off on a bicycle. fortunately, the victim only suffered minor injuries. emily: the last week of august is upon us. some people are trying to squeeze in beach time. you do need to watch up because of what has been happening. >> a lot of people are trying to sneak away before school get started. believe it or not, this hurricane, gaston, 1000 miles away. there is another one about 500 miles away. for the next few days, just use caution. these are live pictures from hansen beach. you can see the surf is a little bit kicked up today, tomorrow,
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for recurrence. today a moderate risk with the rough surf, three feet to five feet waves. keep that in mind if you are heading to the beaches. clouds have been dissipating, moving through southeastern massachusetts. along with this cold front which has been bringing in more comfortable air. still very sticky with oppressive dew points along the south coast. drier air along the north bike. you are feeling the wind kicks up out of the north and west. it is warm out there, 85 in boston. temperatures will climb a few more degrees as the less humid air works in. high temperatures today making a run toward 90 in a lot of spots. even on the cake, mid 80's. we will let you know when cooler air settles in. erika: thank you. new at noon, the driver of the duck boat that sheered off part
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that driver said he was diverted off because of a tour. luckily, nobody was hurt. last night, the company released a statement saying in part, "the driver's actions, although not intentional, will be under review by company safety experts, who will conduct a thorough analysis of this event." lawmakers passed new safety regulations for all tour companies after a woman was killed in a collision with a duck boat on beacon hill. emily: a scare at a major u.s. airport sends passengers some travelers ran out of the terminal, even onto the runway. but report of an active shooter at lax turned out to be nothing. abc's elizabeth hur reports now authorities are looking into how this may have exposed a serious security issue. >> shooting in progress. >> reports of gunfire bringing lax to a standstill. >> there was a flood of people that came running into the bathroom saying there was a
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sending passengers running for cover, some out onto the tarmac. >> we immediately started running, went through the emergency exit that was close to the gate, ran down onto the runway. >> according to police, a false alarm that started with 911 calls about this man. just in his or wrote costume, believed to be armed with a sword, which police later determined was plastic. >> they anything. they explained to me, crazy stuff happens in the airport. >> it turned out to be nothing but love noises, but this comes weeks after chaos erupted at jfk airport. that scare was prompted by loud noises tom and olympic celebration. now one lawmaker is calling into an investigation into airport
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being hurt, we got to see the weaknesses in our response to a would-be terrorist incident. but we have to learn from it. >> we are told one person was injured in los angeles and police are still trying to determine the source of those loud noises. emily: new details about a murder-suicide in ashby. investigators say 55-year-old john griffin stabbed his ex-wife rebecca outside his house on friday. then he stabbed himself to deat griffin would often help her ex-husband with errands and other chores. the two divorced in 1990. it's unclear what led to the attack. an investigation is underway after fire tears through a multi-family home in lawrence. you can see flames shooting through the roof of the home on lafayette avenue. the fire started around 1:30 this morning. nobody was hurt. erika: right now, investigators are not ruling out arson after two fires in just one day in southbridge.
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losses for business and homeowners. it started with flames tearing through a building on main street. maria colon was insider her salon on the first floor a business she's built for decades. it was gone in a matter of minutes. >> i have been there for 30 years. i put my heart and soul into this business. erika: just as they got that 6:00 alarm fire under control, another one just blocks away. one neighbor broke to alert people living in the three-story apartment building. the fire chief says it's very unusual to have two major fires in one night, so, they're not ruling anything out. fortunately, there were no serious injuries. emily: starting this week, somerville will be the next local community to ban plastic bags. the ban will be phased in beginning thursday. it will start with businesses that are larger than 10,000 square feet. smaller businesses have until december 5 to comply. plastic bags used for produce, meat, and frozen foods are not included in the ban.
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asking for help identifying a man in an armed robbery. this is a surveillance picture from the cvs pharmacy in park hill plaza yesterday afternoon. the suspect is about 5'5" with a neck tattoo. authorities say the car seen driving away may also be involved. it's likely missing the front hub cap on the driver's side. republican donald trump releasing new ad in some battle ground states. ahead, the issue he is faulting democrat hillary clinton on. emily: a new sexting scandal for anthony weiner. ahead, wt cindy: skies brightening this afternoon, tracking our next chance of showers, and three systems in the tropics. erika: beyonce wows at the vma's. queen b's special guest on the
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narrator: let's put this political promise to the test. ayotte: i've been an independent, strong voice for new hampshire. narrator: then why does kelly ayotte still support donald trump for president? independent minded republicans
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but not kelly ayotte. she says she still supports trump. ayotte: an independent, 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. narrator: funded by kelly ayotte's special interests backers, the ads attacking maggie hassan on the heroin crisis have been called "despicable," "a vile smear," and "trash." the truth...
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narrator: working across the aisle to secure millions in emergency funding for treatment and recovery. susan mckeown: maggie hassan. mark mitchell: to governor hassan, i know this is about people and families. mckeown: she's putting the families of new hampshire first. i'm maggie hassan and i approve this message. erika: breaking news -- hillary clinton's aide, huma abedin, announces she is leaving her husband, anthony weiner. the disgraced former new york
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apparently sending inappropriate text messages again. similar behavior led to his resignation from congress in 2011. "the new york post" reporting weiner has been exchanging messages and photos with yet another woman, at one point sending a sexual selfie with his 4-year-old son sleeping next to him. abedin, who has long worked for hillary clinton, is on the campaign trail. commitment 2016, donald trump, starting a new ad buy in a couple of must-win states, including new hampshire. he's also still trying to right his statements on immigration, and his h abc's lana zak reports, hillary clinton is focused on education and fundraising. >> in hillary clinton's america, the middle class gets crushed. lana: donald trump's $10 million ad buy is his largest to date and plans to target hillary clinton in nine swing states. >> the economy is the number one
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manager on state major speech on immigration on wednesday in arizona. over the weekend, trump invoked the memory of a young woman killed in a gun driving accident killed by an undocumented immigrant. >> we will prevent crimes and we will not wait until some innocent american has been harmed or killed. lana: saying he will be tough on lawbreakers, aimed at minority voters. how many more shootings will it take for african-american voters to see the trunk equals safe? clinton is pulling in tremendous fundraising numbers but she continues to be haunted by e-mails from her time at secretary of state. >> it's an amazing situation that neither of these candidates can seem to put away the other because of their own problems.
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both are challenging the other over health records. clinton's campaign saying she released a detailed doctor's letter and says that trump's letter is "laughable." erika: in your health. a generic version of the epipen will soon be on the market. manufacturer mylan making the announcement this morning. it follows outrage over a recent price-hike on the potentially life-saving allergy treatment. the generic version will be available in a two-pack for $300. that's opposed to more than $600 for a two-pack of the name-brand. emily: 5 on the opioid crisis. governor baker is looking to include canada in his efforts to stop opioid trafficking. baker is hosting the new england governors and eastern canadian premiers at the state house today. the agreement would include pledges to work with health care providers to set guidelines for prescriptions and to integrate state systems so there's more information sharing. meanwhile, new hampshire's attorney general is targeting a
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withholding information. a recent "l.a. times" investigation found purdue pharma was not sharing information about illegal drug trafficking with california law enforcement. new hampshire's a.g. says that same company is refusing to turn over documents he requested months ago. >> companies tell me they have nothing to hide. why are they fighting so hard turning over their documents if that is the case? emily: purdue pharma denies the allegations. two united airlines pilots are due in court today accused of showing up to work drunk. scotland pe pilots for suspected intoxication, before a flight was set to take off for newark, new jersey. saturday's flight, with 141 people on board, was delayed 10 hours while the airline found replacements. both pilots have been fired. right now, two brothers are held without bail charged in the shooting death of a woman in chicago. the victim, a mother of four, and cousin to nba star dwyane wade. family members gathered yesterday to remember 32-year-old nykea aldridge.
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baby, just returning from registering her kids at school, when shots were fired friday afternoon. police say darwin and derren sorrells were targeting someone else, when the bullets hit aldridge. both, convicted felons who were out on parole. the police chief says her death highlights an even bigger problem in the city. >> chicago has recovered and illegal handgun every hour of the year in 2016. we have ve high-profile nature of this case will help bring changes to the criminal justice system in chicago. erika: a dramatic rescue on the train tracks in new jersey. the officer was called to the station for a man who was in distress and despondent. when he got there, the man jumped onto the tracks and refused to move. so the officer tried to pull him off the train speeding just seconds away. the officer managed to pull the man away from the tracks, right
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not to bed today. cindy: i think we have lost perspective at this point. upper 70's is where we should be, and we are in the low to mid 80's. take a look at all of the red, the month of august going down as the warmest on record. also tracking the tropics. we were talking about just done. you can see how the waves are propagg let me show you them bigger view, not only gaston, but tropical depressions eight and nine. gaston is a category two hurricane, 110 miles per hour, but this continues to move away from the east coast. the impact will be lessening over the next couple of days. this will eventually be heading
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tropical depression lifting into the gulf of mexico, bringing some rain into cuba right now. then it will curb out here along the eastern seaboard, not making a run near us. farther up the mid-atlantic coastline, tropical depression number eight. this is forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm. there are tropical storm watches here for the outer banks of north carolina. notice how this curves out to sea. there will be a front approaching later this week that will capture this and move it away from us. we could use some rain fall, but it does not look like we are going to get any of that. in the meantime, lots of cloud cover early this morning. 85 degrees, the wind is kicking up. dew points are still sticky, in the upper 60's. the wind coming out of the northwest, northern parts of
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that is capturing drier air, driving it southeast. it is impressive -- oppressive interns of the humidity along the kate right now, but it will be getting better. the clouds dissipating, temperatures have been responding. you can see, upper 80's around bedford. lawrence, 86. degrees. temperatures come up a few more degrees, many spots close to 90's. we will not fall below that 80 degree mark until after the sun goes down. warm into the evening hours. if you are headed to fenway tonight, as the tampa bay rays come into town, less humid for that first pitch. temperature slowly fall. low 60's overnight.
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high pressure on top of us. tomorrow will be another sun filled day. lower humidity, lighter wind. upper 70's to near 80. low to mid 80's farther inland. wednesday, into thursday, that is our next chance to see some showers and thunderstorms. another cold front approaching. this tropical system, which may allow this to produce more showers into thursday. it could depart slowly on thursday, keeping the chance of rain around. once that front clears on by, we are set up for gorgeous weather for the upcoming holiday weekend. 70's by day, 50's in the morning hours. nice weekend on the way.
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night at mtv's video music awards. she performed for 16 minutes from her visual album "lemonade." she also won eight awards last night, including video of the year. and it was none other than the final five who introduced her for the big award. >> beyonce. erika: four of the five star u.s. olympians, including needham's aly raisman, gave the award to beyonce last night. on stage with her teammates, but they wished her well during their time on the award stage. emily: hopefully she is feeling better. erika: it has been a big week for them. emily: a toddler singing her abcs with style. erika: she is getting a lot of
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narrator: funded by kelly ayotte's special interests backers, the ads attacking maggie hassan on the heroin crisis have been called "despicable," "a vile smear," and "trash." the truth... david dubois: maggie hassan has been hands-on working with local police and community organizations. narrator: working across the aisle to secure millions in emergency funding for treatment and recovery. susan mckeown: maggie hassan. mark mitchell: to governor hassan, i know this is about people and families. i'm maggie hassan
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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, vote no on question 2. ? erika: as you can imagine, little violet's alphabet song is
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finished a run on broadway, shared it on his facebook page. maybe she'll join him one day. emily: i think definitely she will. cindy: the whole way through. emily: 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. we have a proven record of helping students
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rter 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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