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>> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener. >> the new england patriots kick off their season tomorrow, but not everyone will take the field. the injury that sidelined rob gronkowski and the other players missing from the lineup. >> boston police department's body moving forward. the reaction from the police union. >> a cell phone hazard. samsung phones bursting into flames. the warning and the recall coming this morning for owners of that popular smart phone. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. >> and a good morning to you as we get the 8:00 a.m. hour of the eyeopener underway right now. saturday, september 10th. i'm antoinette antonio. >> where has this saturday gone?
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yesterday's weather brought back that summer heat. it was sticky. is it going to stick around, mike? >> not really. you know, see what's happening today is we're getting easterly breeze setting in. these are the high temperatures. if you're right near the shoreline, highs a few degrees warmer. inland, we'll climb into the 80's, the humidity better than yesterday. yesterday we were in the oppressive range. today it's down a couple of notches from that. we've been tracking a few scattered showers out there. this is our biggest band just moving into connecticut. you can see the tracking. worcester over the next several hours. this morning in the western part of the state, you might run into a few sprinkles. the eastern part of the state, this one sliding through the cape with a few sprinkles right now. as we head to do afternoon, you'll notice what's taking place. a lot of holes in the cloud cover, as we're seeing right now. that's going to allow temperatures to warm up nicely. so we'll call it isolated showers this morning. really isolated. most of us won't see a thing out of it. as we head towards this afternoon, mostly cloudy sky. temperature right around 80 degrees unless you're right at the shoreline shoreline.
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we'll cool things off with partly cloudy skies. the other thing about tonight is the humidity is going to ramp up. along with it sets us up for a chance of thunderstorms around lunchtime. we'll talk about that coming up in a few moments. >> mike, thank you. the patriots will open their season tomorrow without rob gronkowski. >> the team confirming gronk won't and hasn't traveled to arizona. the patriots have ruled the tight end out for the game mo bronk tweaking his hamstring at practice against the bears august 15. he left with a trainer. didn't play in any preseason games. now in his seventh year, hard to believe, he hasn't played a full season since 2011. we have lineman nate solder and jonathan cooper not making the trip and will not play. meanwhile, transit police making an arrest after an assault on the red line.
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25-year-old vincente lomba, got on that train at andrews square last month and began threatening and pushing other riders. the victim tried to take a video of the incident when she says he assaulted her and knocked her phone to the ground. police arrested lomba yesterday when they caught him at andrews square stop. >> right now, fire investigators are looking for the cause of a house fire in holliston. holliston fire tweeting out this photo from the scene. you can see those flames were raging through that home on mayflower landing. this was around 1:00 this it was a new home under construction. no one was hurt. a woman is recovering right now after getting hit by a car in ashland. police say the 18-year-old from milford was crossing pleasant street around 8:00 last night when she was hit. she was flown to a worcester hospital with serious injuries. the driver, a 24-year-old ashland man, is cooperating with the investigation. turn them off and don't recharge them.
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experts saying the risk of explosion or fire is too great. >> it's a big deal as newscenter 5's mary saladna explains. the warning comes as samsung prepares for a huge recall. >> the consumer product safety commission advising the hundreds of thousands of americans who have bought the samsung galaxy note 7 to power them down and stop charging or using the device. >> introducing the all-new samsung galaxy note 7. >> the warning comes after 35 florida man who claims his jeep caught fire while he was charging his phone. >> it was very surprising to me how quick the dash caught on fire. >> the problem is likened to the hoverboard fires, both using a lithium ion property. >> supercheap batteries. it's not that samsung was trying to rush this to market.
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batteries. >> samsung has only offered to replace the phone, prompting government action on top of an extraordinary warning from the faa, telling passengers to not turn on or charge these devices onboard an aircraft. >> this is a serious thing. you put something that creates fire and noxious fumes on an airplane. that's -- that is about as dangerous as it gets. >> faa tests have shown what consumer devices and large shipments of lithium ion batteries can do onboard commission is now working with samsung and will soon announce a formal recall with guidelines for consumers who want to turn in those bad phones. in boston, i'm mary saladna, wcvb newscenter 5. >> arrests at the state house after protestors refuse to leave. after a meeting with the governor's aides, they stayed inside and wouldn't come out. police arresting three of them
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building. they're due in court on union. >> police union request denied. a judge ruling boston police's body camera pilot program can move forward. newscenter 5's david bienick with when it will now start. >> arriving for a community event at a church in roxboro, the police commissioner said the judge's ruling gives the body camera program the official go-ahead. >> it's lousy that it played out in the court versus the union. i don't like to say it's a victory. we're going to move forward. >> following a two-day hearing, the judge criticized the police union for insisting the camera program be voluntary, then telling its members not to volunteer. the judge wrote, quote, it would be particularly unfair to enjoin the commissioner's order when the union's alleged injury is insignificant part self-inflicted. >> we hope they will take the time between now and monday to reconsider that approach and to embrace body camera pilot programs.
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he said, i believe it will highlight the good work done by the members of the union every day. >> until the pilot program begins, we're still holding our breath. >> community activists who support the body cameras say they'd still like to see one change in policy so that officers must write incident reports before viewing their camera's video. >> as opposed to watching the video and maybe seeing things that you did not see in that moment and using that as a reason for use of force or things of that nature. >> police in providence, rhode island, ran their own pilot program earlier this year. this week the city told me it was a success. now providence is looking for federal funding to keep the cameras rolling. in boston, david bienick, wcvb newscenter 5. >> so where does boston stand on the body camera issue compared to other big cities across the country? new york and philadelphia both have already started testing cameras in pilot programs.
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in 2014. los angeles is a lot further along. 860 cameras are now in use, but the city council there approved a five-year plan to give them to nearly every officer, 7,000 of them. chicago has 2,000 cameras on the streets. the pilot program began last year. it's now expanded to seven police districts. but that city is under fire because officers involved in the chase and shooting death of paul o'neal this summer were cameras, but they didn't capture the fatal shots. >> worcester police have released the name of the man who was shot and killed outside of a bar there. 21-year-old jeffrey lavoile of grafton was killed outside gallagher's pub on west boylston street early yesterday morning. a 20-year-old from worcester also shot but is recovering. police are still looking for the gunman. >> the headmaster of a prestigious braintree prep
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sex sting. detectives arranged to meet the 46-year-old at a mcdonald's in worcester. they say bliss showed up with hundreds of dollars in his pocket. school officials haven't said what this means for bliss' position. he is due back in court next month. a registered sex offender from new hampshire is accused of exposing himself to children here in massachusetts. officers arrested 30-year-old jacob mobley-hall near lexington high school. he was allegedly exposing himself on police say there have been several reports of this happening this week. the manchester man faces several counts of open and gross lewdness. >> right now, a warning to pet owners in boston as investigators try to figure out what killed several birds. we told you this week about the sick and dying birds found along bakersfield street in dorchester. now we've learned that 12 of those birds have died. 35 others were sick. and they're now being tested. three cats also getting sick
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causing it, so they're telling animal owners just simply avoid the area for now. 8:09 right now. a massive recall from general motors. >> the cars being recalled and why they may be unsafe. the u.s. and russia calling for a cease-fire in syria. the steps being taken to put the measure in place. >> the red sox making a run for the postseason. the big one they pulled out in toronto last night. michael? >> i'm tracking showers this morning. there's a better chance you'll see rain tomorrow. but it's far from a weekend. i'll have the hour by hour timeline of when those showers move through. >> monday morning on the eyeopener, it's full of food pictures and diet dallas stars disasters. >> how instagram may hold a key to shedding the pounds. >> big changes coming and the feel of fall on the way.
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>> welcome back. an important warning for drivers about a massive recall involving g.m. they are recalling four million vehicles worldwide to fix an airbag defect linked to one death. g.m. saying in rare cases, a car's computer can go into what they call test mode, and that stops the front airbags from inflating in a crash, and we have a full list of the vehicles on
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fluid leaked onto circuit boards in some cars, triggering a fire. the recall involves some 2015 through 2017 murano suv's and 2016 through 2017 maximas. one important thing to look out for here. if the fluid does leak, the antilock brake warning light will stay on for 10 seconds after startup. if you see that happen, get out of your car and call the dealer right away. a volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy the company's widespread cheating scandal. they have admitted to installing software on 500,000 vehicles sold in the u.s. that helped them pass emissions tests. the worker allegedly helped design the computer software in question. he faces up to five years in prison when sentenced in january. >> now, your stormteam 5 forecast with meteorologist mike wankum. >> ah, the rain. tiny little spritzes out there.
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big storms coming in. think about it. last weekend and first part of this week, we had a big trap tropical system. we can't buy rain this year. let me show you what's going on outside. as you look over the ocean, what a beautiful view we have going on. flat seas right now. if you're thinking about going to the beach, not a whole lot of sun, but get a chance to enjoy it. good morning. there goes the again. yesterday, we tied a record high temperature of 93 degrees. the month had been running a little on the cool side. we made up for that yesterday with temperatures in the low 90's. we won't be seeing temperatures like that again. not certainly in this forecast. 21 times we have hit 90 degrees plus. you go back to 2010, we got a little more at 25, but typically the average year, we get about 14 of those. the record is 30 in a given year. we need the rain.
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we need showers. 9 inches in boston. this area in extreme drought. it's not a very big area in comparison to california. when i was looking at the california droughts, this was the color you were seeing a lot of out there. again, this is really, really dry stuff. what's happening right now, warm moist air to the south is trying to push up. in the meantime, we've had this relatively cool air over the top of us. by the way, if you're headed down to parts of new jersey, they have heat advisories for today. so this collision line is where we're seeing scattered showers developing. it there are three areas, one, two and three. this one over the islands right now just about ready to exit nantucket and perhaps just skimming chatham with a little bit of light shower activity. as you look to the north, you see a few scattered sprinkles. that's all they are. in fact, they're probably evaporating before they hit the ground. this one, you can see what's going on. gaining strength, losing strength. some energy will work its way northward. this is not a soaking rain. over the city right now, pretty
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an east-northeasterly wind at 5, but there's that dew point. yesterday it was up to low 70's. right now it's the uncomfortable range. that's where we'll stay today and tomorrow. monday and tuesday, the humidity just drops like a rock. very comfortable, refreshing weather headed our way. now, on monday with that dry weather moving in, the pollen count is going to climb. this time of year it's ragweed. you've probably noticed that. we have a medium risk today and tomorrow, but then it ramps up as we headow happen with these showers. today it's hit and miss variety at best. most of us won't see anything. sunshine-wise, more clouds than sun. you've seen breaks already this morning. we'll see a few more. as we talk about tomorrow, here's a better opportunity for some rain. not widespread. not heavy. not hanging around long. but this line cutting across the state right around lunchtime, should give us some showers and perhaps a rumble of thunder. and then it kicks its way offshore. that's where behind it we start to talk about the sunshine, the
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it gets colder after another cold front comes through on wednesday. thursday and friday highs just in the upper 60's. cool refreshing weather in the extended forecast. >> it is 8:18. checking more stories happening right now -- >> u.s. and russia are calling for a cease-fire in syria. secretary of state john kerry says the u.s. has hammered out a deal with the russians. he says the first steps call for a cease-fire to begin on monday at sundown. that measure reached afteral the forces of syrian president bashar al-assad. >> a connecticut mobster authorities believe knows something about the biggest art heist in u.s. history is in the hospital. robert gentile fell while awaiting trial in a rhode island jail. his lawyer says he is in bad shape. gentile's trial on weapons charges was supposed to begin on tuesday, but that's been postponed. prosecutors believe gentile has key information about the still
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gardner museum. >> settlement has been reached between exeter hospital in new hampshire and the staffing agency that placed a lab tech convicted in a hepatitis-c outbreak. david kwiatkowski is serving time behind bars after swapping painkillers for saline syringes with his blood. despite being fired from other jobs, he worked at 18 hospitals in seven states before being placed at officials say more mosquitos are testing positive for zika. in the miami beach area, a plane carrying insecticide released a spray over the targeted area before dawn yesterday. the next round is scheduled for tomorrow morning. >> now, here's josh brogadir with sportscenter 5. >> rick porcello joining an elite class of red sox pitchers
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babe ruth. 20 game winners didn't see this coming in spring training. few of us did. big poppy's retirement party continues, showered with a canada goose coat, a $10,000 check to his charity. goes to right center. dustin pedroia rounding third. heading home. 1-0 after one. every starter hit. melvin upton jr., little league stuff there. red sox rolling. then there was porcello. he's now 20-3 on the season. red sox win it 13-3. i'm josh brogadir. have a great day. >> helping children in need in honor of a young woman lost far too soon. >> newscenter 5's mary saladna
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closet full of clothes is really a closet full of hope. >> she was like truly good. >> anne-marie bisson is on a mission in memory of her daughter katie, who died six years ago as her life was getting started. >> she had a great sense of humor. loved to read. loved to write. she would be in the hospital sitting cross legs with her laptop typing stories at 2:00 in the morning. >> catie fought a valiant fight it's often marked by aneurysms in the aorta. for catie, that meant multiple surgeries. >> the first question every single time was how long will i be out of school. >> with catie in mind, her mother started catie's closet. >> i said cate, did you know any homeless kids? she said, of course, i did mom. they just want to fit in and be like everybody else. >> catie's closet makes that possible. now in 36 schools, the closet today arrived at this school in boston. there students can choose from
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jackets, brand-name items that match what other kids are wearing. >> as a former teacher, i can tell you that there's a direct correlation between a child's feeling about himself and how he's able to focus to learn. >> that's ultimately what we want, is for them to go to school to get their education so they have a chance. >> mary saladna, wcvb newscenter 5. >> so great that her legacy is living on. >> yes, yes, through other kids being able t >> well, this has been months in the making. >> coming up next -- when we find out who hit july's massive powerball jackpot in new hampshire. >> and it has been a summer full of sharks off the cape. the two new sharks tagged in the waters. >> speaking of the waters -- >> it's calm out there right now. >> it is. >> no sharks. >> none. well, maybe. [laughter] >> no sharks, we hope.
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>> a view over east boston. a few boats in the harbor. seems quiet. not a lot of sunshine. as we start to wind down the season, more and more will be heading out. if you're headed toward the cape, a few scattered showers in the forecast. not much going on. as we talk about saturday, partly cloudy skies this afternoon. your sunday, however, could have a few thunderstorms. then lower humidity comes in for monday. headed to the lakes region, a threat of thunderstorms for your
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look at that. less humid. 76 degrees. then a shot of some showers on wednesday with cooler weather thursday and friday. >> okay, mike. thank you. the wait is almost over. >> on monday, attorneys for the powerball winner in new hampshire will finally come forward. the winning $487 million -- let me say that again -- $487 million ticket was sold at this hannaford store in raymond in july. it is the biggest prize ever inh the new hampshire lottery says the attorneys will also make an announcement about the winner's philanthropic plans for that prize. >> someone's going to make a lot of new friends. >> maybe that's why they've been in hiding. shark experts tagging two great whites off cape cod. >> dr. greg skomal working with the great white shark conservancy tagging lucky number
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this is number 14, the 14-foot long shark was tagged near the wellfleet/truro line. >> you're really becoming a new englander. you know why? >> why? >> you just said footuh. one massachusetts time is doing away with a tradition. >> why dancing. >> how a driver managed to escape without injuries. >> maybe it's a day to take the boat out. >> i think it is. calm waters. a little cloudy. 76 degrees as we get your
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>> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- >> no more 90-degree temperatures this weekend. i am tracking storms. >> a school tradition out. no more school dances. the debate after one local school takes the controversial stand. >> and new information this morning about the suspended state troopers. 5 investigates what the investigation is looking into and who's involved. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. >> good morning, everybody. 8:30 here on a saturday morning. we're falling all over ourselves
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>> can't say the words. >> we'll get there eventually. >> eventually. i've got a tree. i've got one that's already changing colors. it's ready to go. get that pumpkin latte. >> pumpkin spice. >> don't worry. we have plenty, plenty warm temperatures coming our way yet. let's start with today. today we have a few scattered showers, but look at the nature of these. we're talking about three little areas and they aren't this one's moving out over the ocean. the fish are getting most of the rain out of that one. up to the north, this is a few sprinkles. it's gone pretty much. this area out here, we'll watch it. it's trying to lift its way up to the north just a little bit, but it's not holding together very well. let me show you what it looks like on our timeline. as we head towards the afternoon, see this area here? that's all we're talking about. most of us will be looking at mostly cloudy skies. there will be a few holes in the cloud cover, a little bit of
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look for high temperatures stuck in the 70's. otherwise, most temperatures inland will hit the 80-degree mark. we'll talk about when the temperatures barely get to the 70-degree mark later on. all that coming up in a few moments. >> now to some of the stories we're following. >> patriots tight end rob gronkowski will not play. he was restricted because of a hamstring injury. he along with offensive lineman nate did not travel with the team to arizona. >> right now, fire investigators are looking for the cause of a house fire in holliston. holliston fire tweeting out this photo from that scene. and you can see the flames were raging through that home that was under construction on mayflower landing. luckily here, nobody was hurt. >> the court battle is settled. boston police officers will be assigned to body cameras as part of a pilot program. union president pat rose says
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success. the program will start first thing monday morning. new this morning -- marblehead police want to know who smashed a window at the high school. they posted this photo on facebook. the damage was discovered early this morning. the window will cost about $750 to replace. last month, someone threw a rock through a window in the main office. >> speaking of high schools, a social high school tradition is going away this year. school dances at are out. newscenter 5's nicole estaphan explains the policy change. >> fun. everybody's dancing, having a good time. >> the high school dance. for many it's a rite of passage. >> we all had a lot of fun last year. we were all looking forward to spending all that time again. >> an experience that students at walpole high school will be missing out on this year. >> it's definitely a disappointment a little bit. >> the school principal making that call after a few rebels showed up at last year's dances intoxicated. >> it kind of ruined it for the
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>> you have to be punished somehow. i don't think it should be the entire student body. >> for the newest members of the high school class, an anticlimax. >> we were talking about what we were going to wear. it's disappointing that he canceled them. >> it is everyone who will miss out because of the actions of a few. >> i don't think that's fair. they should have went a different route by just taking precautions before and checking everyone. >> the students we spoke with hopeful that the dancing will return. >> but nicole seems the prom will go on as scheduled. >> the west nile virus has been found in methuen. the city is working with mosquito control to increase trapping and surveillance. methuen health officials say the virus has only been detected in mosquitos that prefer birds to people. >> a seize of drugs, guns and
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piggy bank at the top of the photo. they made five arrests. >> commitment 2016. hillary clinton's campaign has a new home in boston. campaign workers opened the new hillary for massachusetts office last night on beacon street. clinton, meanwhile, met with national security experts in new york. after the meeting, she said she's disappointed that rival donald trump would continue to praise russian president vladimir putin russia-funded television network. the republican nominee has faced backlash from both parties in recent days for praising the russian leader. trump was interviewed thursday by larry king, whose current show airs on rt america. that network is funded by the russian government. >> well, the republican nominee's cozying up to russia is causing a headache for party leaders, paul ryan calling putin
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showing toward vladimir putin and the russians is without precedent. it's something that is giving a lot of republicans angst. >> trump's campaign says he did that interview thinking it was for his friend larry king's podcast. they say trump didn't know it would be on russian tv. republican vice presidential nominee mike pence just released his tax returns from the last 10 years. something his running mate, donald trump, still has refuse pence paid 8% in federal income taxes. >> get ready for a sunday morning of politics, and it's a new season as well as a new host for "matter of fact" sunday mornings on wcvb. soledad o'brien takes over. here's what you'll see on tomorrow's show. >> we're going to talk to the -- the guy who is the chairman of the house committee on, um, uh, homeland security.
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we asked him the $64,000 question about are we safer. polls would show people think we're not. he's critical of donald trump. he's been advising him. >> be sure to tune in for "matter of fact" at 11:30 tomorrow morning right after otr at 11:00. >> 5 investigates with new information on what led to three state troopers being suspended without pay. a lieutenant and two troopers all assigned to the state police armory at the police academy in new braintree are off the job indefinitely. 5 investigates has learne into recordkeeping, poor inventory control, and the trading in of hundreds of guns to a vendor in western massachusetts. the attorney general is also investigating. >> a new trial for the man convicted of killing a boston police detective. the state's highest court ruling sean ellis did not get a fair trial in 1993. ellis was sentenced to life for the murder of boston detective john mulligan after three trials. he was released on bail last
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>> it's a challenge in its own right to -- to remain optimistic after being told no so many times. >> ellis' attorney will ask for an investigation into alleged corruption by police in the '80's and '90's. the d.a. says he absolutely intends to retry the case. >> 8:38 on this saturday morning. tomorrow, of course, marks the 15th anniversary of the september 11 ter around the country honoring lives lost and heroes made. also this morning, look at this scary scene out of texas. that's a car dangling over the edge of a building. how the driver managed to get out of that car without injuries. >> the red sox coming out on top of the blue jays last night. the big win and the milestone reached this season. mike? >> coming up, a check on the tropics and how any rain and thunderstorms this weekend will
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e so much. that's why we wanna make sure you won't have to wait on hold. and you won't have to guess when we'll turn up. because after all... we should fit into your life. [ laughing ] not the other way around. [ clock ticking ] >> good morning. it's 8:41. welcome back. honoring first responders. ahead of the 15th anniversary of the september 11 terror attacks, a special ceremony in natick, friday, to recognize those who
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workers at natick labs also took part in a stair climb to replicate the 110 flights firefighters endured that fateful september morning. and today in foxborough, they're recommending the victims of 9/11 and honoring a local hero. cindy mcginty lost her husband mike in the towers. she's been helping other families of 9/11 as well as military families. she'll honor joe andruzzi this year and our maria stephanos is emceeing the victims of 9/11 with a parade through the city. thousands gathering to remember the police officers who died in the attacks. the route began on wall street. it ended at the nypd's police memorial wall. marchers held a memorial service at the end of the route. lawmakers on capitol hill, meanwhile, marking the 9/11 anniversary with a moment of silence and a song. members of the house gathering friday morning for a memorial ceremony. first silently remembering the
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bless america." >> stunning video this morning out of austin, texas. look at this! that is a car dangling from a parking garage. and you can see there, if you look closely, the driver climbing out of the car to safety. he was wearing a seat belt when the car somehow went over the edge and got caught in those high tension wires. luckily, he was not hurt. i have no idea how that car held on. >> mike had the best morning. gps recalculating. >> a connecticut store had a car crash right through the building. >> caught on camera. the blue suv driving right through the front door sending shelves flying. the store's owner was tossed around by the impact and is recovering from cuts and bruises. many of the emergency workers at that scene, they actually know the owner and went above and beyond after the crash.
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owner of the business, and we just went back to help out. we wound up helping board up the business and take some of their personal belongings out. >> nicely done by them. police say that the driver was trying to avoid hitting a van. i guess that one right there, when he hit the gas instead of the brake. how many times have we heard that? he's been cited for reckless driving. >> now, your stormteam 5 forecast with meteorologist mike wankum. >> i haven't driven a car that's on the other side. it is still on the right, right? >> yes, it is. well, you're going to ireland. please tweet pictures. it look like ireland out there now except warmer. >> wish we had the green of ireland. we could use some rain out there. a week ago, remember what we were doing? we were talking about the tropics.
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of puerto rico coast, 10-20% chance there could be something tropical in the next 48 hours. not much going on. there is this one area way out here in the atlantic. it's starting to show more organization to it. if it's a tropical storm, it would be ian. this is several days away. something to keep in mind as we always check on the tropics this time of year. hurricane season goes all the way through thanksgiving. what's happening around here? warm air, muggy air down to the south t that's created a few areas of light showers, really light stuff. in fact, if you look at radar and you go outside and you see what's going on, you can see that most of it isn't hitting the ground. we have a little area of showers out over the cape and the islands moving its way offshore. this is the most impressive one right now, a relative term, because there's nothing else going on. this is trying to lift its way northward. might get to the hartford area, springfield, southern worcester county in a couple of hours, but
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it is a chance of seeing much-needed rain. the skies pretty gray right now. boston 74. beverly is only 70. if you're right at the shoreline, these temperatures are not going to climb that much. inland away from the sea breeze effect, you're seeing readings in the 60's now. these will climb 10 to 15 degrees this afternoon. much warmer inland than what it will be near the shoreline as we reflect basically the water temperature out there. 74 degrees. there's that east-northeasterly wind very light at 5 miles per hour, but the humidity at least is comfortable today compared to head through the day? basically gray skies sitting out there, showers trying to develop in the western part of the state. i don't think any of this will happen in the eastern part of the state. temperatures staying where they are right now along the coast. overnight, skies go to partly cloudy. the humidity comes surging back at us. it's going to be very muggy. that will set us up for a chance of thunderstorms tomorrow. here's the map at 11:00 in the
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its way eastward, perhaps showers, thunderstorms, the occasional downpour out of this. the unfortunate part is, it's not going to be a widespread rain. the nature of these come through, drop a lot of rain and move on. hopefully you'll get rain in your yard. as far as 2:00 in the afternoon, we get into the boston area. it kicks its way offshore. i would not cancel your plans for tomorrow, but i would be prepared to move them inside as that line works its way through. behind humidity drops dramatically. hit and miss showers in the western part of the state. isolated shower possible, but not likely. 62 to 68 degrees. the biggest threat for rain really is going to be tomorrow from late morning through early afternoon. after that, here comes that less humid weather on monday and tuesday. temperatures in the mid 70's to around 80 degrees. low humidity. those are really going to be a couple of fantastic days. wednesday, another cold front comes through.
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air. thursday and friday, high temperatures just into the upper 60's. going to have a real feel of fall by the end of the week and a couple of opportunities for rain this week. that will make things nicer out there. doug? >> looks good, mike. thank you. the red sox in a route in toronto last night. sox ace rick porcello marks his 20th win, the first in the majors this season. the red sox broke it open by scoring six runs in a 10-batter seventh. you do the numbers. hanley ramirez hit a three-run homer, and xander bogaerts also slammed in a long ball. dustin pedroia, fire, this kid is. he had three hits and four rbi's. eduardo rodriguez takes the mound this afternoon. first pitch, 1:07. >> 5 for good. a woman who has dedicated more than 30 years to helping people with disability find jobs. she was recently inducted into a national disability mentoring hall of fame. newscenter 5's erika tarantal
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let me go, you know. >> 31-year-old megan northup is talking about her mentor, her boss, kathy. together they've been through a lot. >> i have asberger syndrome. and mental health issues. she's never given up on me. >> they work in a unit at u-mass medical school dedicated to connecting employers and people with disabilities. >> i can research here a little more. >> megan started here four years ago. >> it was an internship. 20 hours a week for six months. >> i didn't have very goop though. >> yeah. >> enjoying a job. i worked at mcdonald's. and that didn't go very well. >> but kathy saw something special in megan, a timid temperament at first, but she excelled in doing data entry and research. >> i call her an illumination of her former self because she really has blossomed. she's just a pleasure to have as part of the team, but also produces very high-quality work. >> from that first internship, megan was brought on part-time, then full-time, then last year
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anymore? >> megan decided it was time to give kathy something back. that gift became a nomination to the disability mentoring hall of fame. >> and when i saw it, i thought it must have been a mistake, quite honestly. i could not imagine a more meaningful way for it to come about and for it to happen than to come from megan. we've had a very special relationship, and it's been a great, great journey, i think a learning experience for both of us. >> her induction into the hall of fame one of many motivations for kathy who says there's a long way to go to improve the employment landscape for people with disabilities. she hopes massachusetts will lead the country when it comes to inclusion. erika tarantal, wcvb, newscenter 5. >> but she is really doing her part to improve that landscape. >> thumbs up. >> the news the patriots fans feared.
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tight end as the season prepares for kickoff. also, ready for it? a deering rescue caught on camera. i'm sorry. the tough spot this animal got stuck in and the tricky rescue t the other way around. so capital one reimagined banking... ? with a place that feels nothing like a bank. and helpful people that talk to you...not sell to you. with free checking accounts that are actually free... no minimums. no fees. and a top-rated app, let's you bank right here. that's banking reimagined.
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>> good morning. 8:53. stories we're following right now -- patriots tight end rob gronkowski will not play in the season opener tomorrow night. gronk was restricted to limited practices all week because of a hamstring injury. he, along with offensive linemen nate solder and jonathan cooper, did not travel with the team to arizona. >> right now fire investigators are looking for the cause of this house fire in holliston fire tweeting this out from the scene. you can see the flames raging through that home on mayflower landing at 1:00 this morning. that was a new home. it was under construction, and nobody was hurt. >> the court battle is settled. boston police officers will be assigned to body cameras as part of a pilot program. union president pat rose says he's disappointed but in a statement said he will work to make the cameras a success. the program will now start first thing on monday morning. >> a woman is recovering right
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police say the 18-year-old from milford was crossing pleasant street at around 8:00 last night when she was hit. she was flown to a worcester hospital with serious injuries. the driver, a 24 ashland man, is cooperating with the investigation. turn them off. don't even recharge them! that's the warning for owners of the samsung galaxy note 7 smart phone. federal safety experts are saying the risk of explosion or fire is just too great. the warning comes after 35 florida man who claims his jeep caught fire while he was charging his phone. an important warning for drivers about a massive recall involving g.m. the automaker is recalling four million vehicles worldwide to fix an airbag defect linked to one death. g.m. says in rare cases, a car's computer can go into a test mode. that actually stops the front airbags from inflating in a crash. we have a full list of the vehicles impacted here on
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tough spot. >> oh, deer. the incident caught on camera. that deer falling into a 25-foot pit at the water treatment plant. police, fire, and animal control working tirelessly to wrangle the fawn. they were able to tranquilize it, put it in a bag, lifted it out of the pit, and then the deer woke up and took off. >> get me out of here! >> what a night i had! i ended up in some a -- [laughter] you never know, these crazy deer. >> never, never know. >> no. >> as i walk outside, there are breaks in the cloud cover. that's the way the day is going to be. you're going to see a lot of clouds, a lot of breaks. a few scattered showers primarily in the western part of the state. tomorrow is a better chance of seeing showers and thunderstorms and perhaps a downpour. it's going to be about 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon. then sunshine monday and tuesday. a wave of cool air on wednesday
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>> are we trending way cooler? >> trending towards december. >> yeah, slowly but surely. >> summer's gone? >> plenty of summer left. everybody on the boat, let's go for a ride. >> all right. let's get together and go.
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announcer: "jack hanna's wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown." for baby animals, the world is filled with threats, both natural and manmade. luis: here we have two baby manatees. sue: oh, it looks like a stuffed animal. jack: luckily, today's animals all got love and care when they needed it most. oh, look at this. whether it came from their mothers-- kathaleen: oh, nicky, look. nicky: how cool is that? jack: or dedicated conservationists. what is she doing? ann: showing them how to eat those leaves. jack: and later, my blooper of


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