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antoinette: new controversy in commitment 2016. donald trump on the attack. the move he's calling for and how hillary clinton is responding. todd: a disturbing attack in easton, a woman telling police she was knocked unconscious during a walk. the search right now for the suspect. antoinette: and a deadly collision in newton. the i was struck and killed by a passing train. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. antoinette: a good morning to you. thank you so much for joining us. we have the 8:00 hour of the eyeopener on your way. saturday, september 17. i'm antoinette antonio. todd: good morning, i'm todd kazakiewich. doug is off. we have 55 degrees. mike wankum, it's going to be a beautiful day today, but showers moving in for the end of the
everyone should be happy about this weekend forecast or none of you are happy. here's what's happening this morning. we had low clouds, a little bit of fog. it's all burned off. we're going with sunshine. that's the way the sky will be all day today. lots of blue skies. gorgeous. then out to the west, we have a cold front coming in. you can see the rain associated with this. this is going to try to work its way eastward. that's why i've got rain in the forecast. speaking of today, look what happens. we have temperatures warming up nicely with plenty of sunshine. in boston in the mid ways, and we'll see temperatures close to the 80? mark with southerly winds. i do have rain in the forecast tomorrow. hit or miss showers. much more on the timeline what to expect in a few moments. antoinette? antoinette: thank you. breaking news overnight -- one person is dead and two other injured after a shooting overnight in dorchester on wales street near nightingale after 2:00 this morning.
was killed on the scene. another victim taken to the hospital by ambulance. and a third person got to the hospital on his own. new controversy in the race for the white house. donald trump again making comments that some say are veiled threats against hillary clinton. todd: trump calling for clinton's secret service agents to be stripped of their guns. our coverage begins with the eye's john atwater. >> take their guns away. she doesn't want guns. for hillary clinton's secret service agents to be stripped of their weapons. >> she wants to destroy your second amendment reporter: trump was criticizing clinton's plan to reform gun laws during a rally in miami. his comments come hours after an abrupt reversal on another controversy he's perpetuated for years. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. reporter: that birther movement helped him launch his political career.
>> donald trump said barack obama was born in the united states not because he believes it, but he believes he'll lose the presidential race if white college-educated women think he's a racist, and they do. reporter: addressing the lingering controversy now allows trump to move on. >> i think it puts to rest the talk and the clamor about it. and he can get back to trying to talk about real issues reporter: clinton says trump has distorted the truth on the issue for years a announcement. >> barack obama was born in america, plain and simple. and donald trump owes him and the american people an apology. reporter: no apology from donald trump. he's blaming hillary clinton for starting the birther movement. politicfact says that is not true. john atwater, wcvb, newscenter 5. >> both president obama and the first lady are responding to trump's turnaround. >> i was pretty confident about
and my hope would be that the presidential election reflects more serious issues than that. >> during his time in office, i think barack has answered those questions with the example he set by going high when they go low. [cheers and applause] reporter: michelle obama made her comments while campaigning for hillary clinton in virginia. antoinette: we have learned tha johnson and green party no, ma'am ve jill stein will not be on the stage for the first presidential debate on september 26. the candidates failed to reach that required 15% mark in the national polls. right now, an investigation is underway after a deadly collision near the commuter rail station in west newton. transit police say a man who appears to be in his teens was struck and killed by a passing train last night. investigators say they don't know why he was on the tracks. the crash caused late-night delays along the
foul play is not suspected. . todd: right now police in easton are investigating a disturbing attack. a woman says she was assaulted and knocked unconscious while out for a walk. newscenter 5's diane cho reports on what police are saying about the attack. >> that it's scary, um. that it's not something you would think about in a quiet neighborhood. reporter: veronica was not aware of what happened until we told her. >> hopefully, it's not going to happen again, if they catch whoever did it. reporter: the woman said she was walking a dog early thursday morning just after 6:00 a.m. here in easton when she says she was kicked from behind. the victim told police she lost consciousness for a brief time because of other statements she provided to investigators, they say there was concern a sexual assault may have occurred. >> it is very shocking. you know, hopefully they catch whoever did this reporter: right now, police say they don't have any witnesses. authorities are urging walkers
their surroundings. >> it definitely makes me want to double-check over my back. yeah. especially, you know, that early in the morning. you don't really think that that's going to happen. reporter: police say they do not have a description of the suspect at this time. but if you have any information that can help police in this case, you are asked to call the easton police department. in easton, diane cho, wcvb, newscenter 5. antoinette: a bridgewater state student has claim that someone tried to rape her. the unidentified woman claimed she was attacked on summer street near the campus. she said a man wearing a ski mask put a bag over her head and then tried to tear her clothes off. the claim put the college on high alert most of the day friday, but police say that student eventually said the attack never happened. todd: 8:07 on this saturday morning. and an effort to reveal the price tag for marathon bomber
a federal judge ruling the release of the defense costs should not be made public yet. the "boston globe" filed a motion to see that data. federal law requires the release of the information when the case is over, but the judge says the case will not be over until tsarnaev's appeal is decided. antoinette: the man and woman behind the so-called snapchat rape case are now going to prison. rashad deihim and kailyn bonia were sentenced to four to five years in prison plus three years of probation. for the assault behind a saugus elementary school two years ago. a third person pleaded guilty to videotaping the attack. in court, prosecutors said the two had no remorse. a relative of kailyn bonia said that's not the case. >> she's very sorry. she's -- i don't think she realizes how she got here either. >> do you think it was fair? was he remorseful at all? >> i have no comments. antoinette: that was rashad deihim's father. not much to say as their family left after the sentencing. both will also have to register
a second person has died as a result of a collision during a boat race on a taunton pond last saturday. our partners at the brockton enterprise report 67-year-old stephen joy of bangor, maine, died at rhode island hospital. 39-year-old mark green from moultonborough, new hampshire, was declared dead at the scene. a third boat driver suffered injuries. the crash still under investigation. todd: a wild fine in a forest in western mass. take a look at all of the pot environmental police officers located a large grow operation within the daughters of the american revolution state forest in goshen. officers seized a total of 47 marijuana plant. no word yet on any arrests. we're following violence in two states this morning. antoinette: two suspects opening fire on law enforcement officers in philadelphia and in texas. what we know right now about the investigations. also this morning, governor baker launching a one-of-a-kind
v.o.: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, but on our rights, she's squarely with donald trump. trump: planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. v.o.: ayotte agrees, voting six
times to do just that, safe and legal abortion. ayotte: well i certainly think that roe should be overturned... trump: there has to be some form of punishment. matthews: for the woman? trump: yeah, there has to be some form. v.o.: ayotte and trump, wrong for new hampshire women. planned parenthood votes is responsible for the
the mbta pays the next $13. then the customer pays the remainder of the trip. the ride has to be scheduled a day in advance. >> there are times i miss medical appointments that i scheduled, you know, months and months in advance with a specialist. then i miss it because i'm 15 minutes late, and then i have to wait like another six, eight months to get another appointment. antoinette: the on-demand para-transit program will be tested out for a year. it's the first of its kind. todd: zipcar is expag services. the new project, not cars but bikes. at the start of the next year, zipbike will launch a program with bike share company zagster. zipbike will bring 10 bike share networks to college campuses around the country. students and faculty will have access to cars and bicycles with a single membership. currently, zipcar offers vehicles on 500 campuses here in the u.s. >> now, your stormteam 5
antoinette: okay. we have a nice clear, cool start. it's going to be sunny. we've got some rain in the forecast. it's great! fantastic! mike: everyone's thrilled. we're celebrating all the beautiful weather. we need the rain and we'll finally get some tomorrow. but last night, spectacular. this is eileen murphy. she's always sending these great photographs. that is the full rising up over the horizon. and just to include a few sailboats as well. look at this one on craigville beach right over the horizon. great colors that look so spectacular out there. spectacular day. here's a live view over the harbor. clear skies. a little bit of low cloud that was in there early in a few spots. that's burning off as we speak. it's 58 degrees. wind are out of the southwest at 7 miles per hour. it's going to be a southerly direction all day today. and the dew point is at a very
it's going to many could up for sunday and monday. that is good news in our forecast, because it means we have more moisture in the air to work with, a better opportunity to get some rain out of this system. and if you're going to be doing the harbor to bay ride today, it goes from boston to p-town, it's 104 miles. emceed by our own randy price and what a terrific cause that is. they're expecting to raise about a hal also, we have a blues festival at library park in woburn from 1:00 to 8:00 to benefit veterans. temperature should be about 76 degrees, pleasant conditions. a great day to enjoy great music as well. today, sunny and mild. 72 to 78 degrees. a few spots inland may get close to 80. tonight, clouds roll in. maybe some showers. i think primarily in the west part of the state.
look at that. in the south central plains, it's moving this way. we have tropical moisture in place. as this cold front comes in, look at the showers and thunderstorms associated with it. there is a chance, a chance, slim chance, that we could see some scattered showers tomorrow afternoon. i really think the bulk of it is going to be tomorrow night into monday. tomorrow morning at 7:30, here's what i mean. a few hit or miss showers, cloud cover, maybe even a few breaks in the cloud cover. heads towards 4:00 in the afternoon, some showers. 8:00 at night, still a lot of cloudy skies, then as we head toward the overnight hours into the early monday morning hours, this is when we start to get our real rain coming across the area. your monday morning commute could be a bit on the slow side. patriots game tomorrow 1:00. slight risk of rain. bring the foul weather gear with you. if you leave it at home, you know what will happen. just a slight risk.
seven days. as far as today, sunshine. tomorrow it's cloud. tomorrow night it's rain into monday. tuesday, we clear things off again. by tuesday, 82 degrees. wednesday and thursday, if you like today, you get a repeat of it. wednesday and thursday, mid 70's, plenty of sunshine. looking like beautiful weather. it's actually looking very dry the next seven days, so we'll look forward to seeing some of that rain here as we talk about tomorrow and into monday as well. it is definitely something that we need. todd and antoinette: some of the other stories we're following. todd: suspects open fire on police in two states. two were shot in philadelphia. four others were hurt critically. the suspect was shot and killed by police. two officers in fort worth, texas, are recovering this morning after they got hit by gunfire. they'd been answering a call for a reported suicide. the officers are expected to
unclear. antoinette: an eight-hour standoff on a train comes to an end. a passenger barricaded themselves inside a railcar, forcing the evacuation of 187 passengers. police officers launched tear gas into that railcar, and then they went in to arrest him. passengers called for help when they saw that armed man on the train. witnesses say the suspect appeared to be under the influence or suffering from a mental health issue. bond denied for the man charg at a hearing in mississippi, investigators say 46-year-old rodney earl sanders confessed to the killings. he told police that he went into their homes, struggled with them, stabbed them to death, and then stole their car. sisters margaret held and paula merri merrill, both 68, were found dead in their home last month. they opposed the death penalty. sister merrill is a stoneham native.
fargo. three plaintiffs have filed the first lawsuit against the utah bank. the employees use the fraudulent accounts to boost sales numbers. wells fargo has fired a 5,300 employees. the bank will pay $185 million in fines and refund $5 million more to customers. >> now, here's josh brogadir >> an encore performance is usually better than the first time around. but unless big papi hit a grand slam to beat the yankees with two outs in the ninth, it would have been impossible to handle hanley's heroics. the red sox will have no problem with a quality start from clay buchholz as head. last night, he starts off with an rbi single. mookie betts is going to score. 2-0 red sox after one. hanley not done. hanley not close to done.
his 26th of the year. now 102 rbis and it's 3-0. 3-0. more than enough for clay buchholz. six innings pitched. they'll take it for sure. jackie bradley, a solo shot, his 25th home run of the season. in the seventh inning. very nice to take his power supply services to the front row of the bleachers. sox hang on in game two of a four-game set. game three coming up in the afternoon. i'm josh brogadir. todd: every year, more than a thousand people in lynn need help with housing. they are homeless. antoinette: but now a unique program is defining them in a new way. the eyeopener's emily riemer shows us how. >> this is not normal seeing this gentleman, one shoe on, one shoe off, sleeping or laying on the ground in the middle of the day. that's not normal. reporter: joanne took this photo in boston just outside the main
for her, an unforgettable image because, like the man in that photo, joanne is homeless. >> we see things differently than you may, because, you know, we're treated differently. reporter: that perspective is what the lynn shelter association wants to share. last winter, with a $1,000 grant, the board launched off the grid, a photography program volunteer mentors taught 14 individuals about f-stops and apertures. >> we met with them weekly at the librar c mentors would look at their pictures, give them coaching. we collected about 6,000 pictures reporter: pictures of lynn, pictures of moments in their lives, pictures of how they feel about themselves. the photos are part of a fundraiser for a day center serving the homeless in lynn, a goal that will take several years to reach, but they are determined. >> these people have the same values that we do, and we need to provide what we can to help them to make the most of their
everybody believes in this. it's so necessary. reporter: what do you want people to see when they look at these photos? >> i want them to see that just because you're homeless, you're not hopeless reporter: that fundraiser is tonight at lynn arts. you can buy tickets for $25. all the money raised goes towards the $500,000 needed to open that day center. emily riemer, wcvb, newscenter 5. antoinette: prices at the pump could be on the rise. todd: the trouble in a different and an american man setting a world record. the record he holds and how long he waited to claim it. antoinette: and we go live outside this morning. it is a gorgeous morning for a row on the charles river, as we take a live look from the cambridge side looking over at the city of boston this morning. nice start. 59 degrees. we're warming up today.
todd: it's a wild weather weekend at the museum of science. you want to talk about weather, stop over. get a chance to meet some of our meteorologists. a.j. will be there today at 11:30 and j.c. tomorrow at 11:30. a great opportunity going on there. this morning as you step outside, it was chilly, but we warmed up nicely. close to 60 degrees in a few spots. today is the winner of the
i have rain in the forecast. muggy. cloudy skies in here. perhaps a scattered shower during the afternoon. there could be a rumble of thunder as it moves through. finally clearing by the time we get to tuesday's forecast. todd: thank you. well, speaking of the sky -- an iowa man setting a new world record. antoinette: guinness has named 98-year-old ernie smith the oldest pilot in the world. by five years. he says he plans to keep flying a rented cessna 150 a couple of times a week. of course, weather permitting. keep going, ernie. todd: you asked me earlier if i'd go with him? antoinette: controversy at a new england college. todd: new questions about how the university of new hampshire
dolphins in danger on the cape. the rescue missions that broke records. antoinette: we go back out live this morning outside. look at that. sun is up this morning. 59 degrees. warming up into the 70's later today. and some rain on the way. we've got everything for you. mike has your forecast when we come back. the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those
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the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. >> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- mike: lots of sun to start your day. but i'm tracking storms for the second half of the weekend. antoinette: a show of support after an american flag was burned. the latest on the vandalism caught on camera. todd: a controversy at a new england university. the special gift left to the university of new hampshire and the question surrounding how they plan to spend it. antoinette: a rescue mission on the cape. the dolphins rescued and the ones now in danger of stranding themselves. it's on the eye. >> you're watching wcvb,
good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. todd: 8:30 and we're up to 60 degrees on this beautiful saturday morning. good morning. good to have you with us. antoinette: what kind of forecaster are you? mike: sorry, sorry. todd: you got the time of the sunrise correct? mike: anyhow, we have a beautiful day coming our wa for tomorrow. check out the current temperatures right now. still holding on to 49 in orange. we have a couple of places drop to the upper 30's. yesterday morning we had a lot of upper 30's. a little warmer this morning than it was yesterday. and tonight will be a little warmer than last night. skies that were out there with a little bit of cloud cover have gone away. we'll be looking at blue skies all day. we're watching this system to the west. that's going to be impacting our
tropical depression julia. it's not going to move up in our direction, but julia is gathering a lot of tropical moisture. then you have this front coming in from the west. all that means is a good chance of seeing rain as we talk about tomorrow night. could even be a rumble of thunder with it. we have 60 degrees right now. 74 degrees by the time we talk about 3:00 this afternoon. clouds later today and a chance of rain tomorrow. i'll have details coming up. antoinette: thank you. we are following breaking news overnight. one person dead a injured after a shooting in dorchester. this happened on wales street near nightingale just after 2:00 this morning. "the globe" reports that one person died on the scene. another victim taken to the hospital by ambulance. and a third victim got to the hospital on his own. todd: donald trump stirring up another controversy. trump now calling for democratic rival hillary clinton's secret service detail to be stripped of their guns and adding, quote, let's see what happens to her.
trump has a pattern of inciting people to violence. antoinette: police are investigating a violent assault in easton. a woman claims she was walking her dog early thursday when she was kicked from behind and then knocked unconscious. police say based on the woman's account, there is some concern that she may have been a victim of a sexual assault. todd: community support in an everett neighborhood after an act of vandalism. an american flag replaced after one there was burned. antoinette: it happened at a convenience store. security cameras capturing images of the suspects. newscenter 5's mary saladna has the latest now on the investigation. >> a lot of people died for that american flag reporter: this store owner is disgusted by the lack of respect and the very real risk. she just reopened her corner market two weeks ago after a destructive fire last year. when she saw fire trucks pull up thursday night around 11:30, she feared the worst. >> the first fire, the awning caught on fire.
it caught my awning on fire again. reporter: what really happened, three young men torched the american flag that used to hang on this utility pole. store surveillance video shows the moment the man set the flag on fire. seconds later, pieces of the burning cloth can be seen raining down. from another camera, video of the trio fleeing the scene. look at the bottom of your screen. at one point, one of the men looks directly at the camera before he runs away. >> it's really awful that they ul it's not right reporter: neighbors are outraged by the vandals. burning an american flag is considered free speech and is protected by the first amendment. but burning someone else's flag is not legal. the culprits could face destruction of property, even arson charges. by late evening, neighbors were righting the wrong. >> no, this is not a neighborhood you're going to mess around with. we're going to replace it. put it back up there where it belongs. reporter: police are still investigating, asking the public for tips. in everett, i'm mary saladna,
row, a worcester football player took a stand by taking a knee during the national anthem. this time, three other teammates joined doherty high school junior michael oppong in his silent protest. last week, oppong explained he was protesting injustice and inequality. he said he was inspired by colin kaepernick, who refused to stand for the anthem. antoinette: rescue crews hard at work on cape cod. 20 dolphins are in danger of stranding themselves in a team from the international fund for animal welfare is now keeping watch. that team has been trying to lead the atlantic white-sided dolphins back into deeper waters. there have been 17 stranded dolphins over the past two days. rescuers say there were so many dolphins, they asked people who were watching from the beach to come and help out. >> when they are in a difficult-to-navigate area like wellfleet harbor can be, you
they all stay together as a group. antoinette: the team says they use acoustics to get those dolphins to swim out of the harbor, a pinging sound that the animals find annoying. todd: a two-day rally for the legalization of marijuana will go on in boston. a judge granted an order forcing the city to approve the permit. "the globe" is reporting tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the weekend rally on boston common. as you know, voters will decide in november if the recreat legal. antoinette: your economy now. national grid customers could be paying more for natural gas this winter, the company asking the department of public utilities for permission to raise prices. if approved, a typical residential natural gas customer could see a roughly $14 increase in monthly bills beginning in november. todd: trouble with a pipeline in alabama may drive our gas prices sharply higher.
gasoline from houston all the way to the northeast, developed a leak this week. part of the pipeline has been shut down for repairs which could raise the price of the pump by as much as 20 cents a gallon. the price spike should be short-lived. the pipeline should be repaired within a week. it was the gift of a lifetime, but how the university of new hampshire is spending that gift is raising some eyebrows. antoinette: newscenter 5's ben simmoneau with the campus controversy reporter: for nearly half a century, robert worked at the library. quietly, the frugal man amassed a $4 million fortune, which he gave entirely to u.n.h. >> he did leave a small portion to the library. beyond that, it was unrestricted reporter: the university says 2.5 million will go to a larger student career center and one million toward a giant video board at the newly renovated wildcat stadium. >> i think he would have been pleased with it
scoreboard, especially because the university is asking the state for millions. >> that money could go towards lowering the cost of education or their capital drive for new stem buildings. >> sometimes i think the university system loses perspective of how much a million dollars is to most of us out there and how far that can go on other things >> u.n.h. says it's heard critic, but it's standing firm, issues a statement saying, in part, quote, a facility like wildcat stadium is transformative to help recruit the best and brightest students. the university has historically invested very little in athletics. it says even the brand-new wildcat stadium is modest when you look at athletic complexes at most other state universities across the country. i'm ben simmoneau, wcvb, newscenter 5. antoinette: a new computer app developed here in boston is helping veterans record their
unveiled the app in easton. he demonstrated how it works by recording an interview with 92-year-old navy veteran arnold marcus. he survived two kamikaze attacks on his ship during world war ii. >> the idea is to be able to spread the word of it and enable people to gain access to it. connect with families members. with friends. to try to make sure these stories aren't lost to time. antoinette: until now, veterans who wanted to archive their recording and then mail it to washington, d.c. the veterans history project app makes it possible to upload the interviews over the internet with just a few clicks, and it is also free. what a great way to preserve those memories and all of that history. todd: absolutely. as we know, all of those soldiers are getting older and older and we're losing them.
forever. antoinette: some determined veterans are a cross-country mission. todd: the awareness they're hoping to bring veterans that are facing. and we've all seen scenes like this. a young child throwing a temper tantrum. wait for it. there you go. what parents can do during those frustrating fits. antoinette: you were saving that for me. the drought is worsening across the state, but that may not be the case across the cape. mike: i'm tracking the chance of rain and possibly thunderstorms,
todd: 8:43 on this saturday children, helping them deal with anger and frustration. just about every child has had a tantrum like this guy, and he's not acting, by the way. doctors say it's important to remember tantrums can happen when children do not know how to express their feelings or they feel they have little control and they're experiencing changes at home or school. parents can help by letting young children make small decisions like what color shirt to wear. doctors added it's important to
a new study finds what observers have been saying all along. pokemon go players may be putting themselves and others at risk. researchers at san diego state university analyzed 4,000 tweets referencing the game during a 10-day period. 33% of those tweets indicated that a driver, passenger, or a walker was involved with a car while distracted by that game. researchers then looked at news reports over this same 10-day period, and they found 14 car crashes attributed to the poem monday play. todd: as the drought worsens across the state, one expert says the cape is doing just fine. the superintendent of the dennis water district tells the "cape cod times" that the area's water supply is in good shape. he adds that water conditions, including rainfall and well depth, are normal for the summer. but state officials disagree and have put the cape and islands on a watch. antoinette: your map is showing that area is still under a
that have done it better than others, maybe better in the reservoirs. everywhere we need rain. let me show you the drought monitor. this is something we've been keeping track of, pushing the drought monitor since the late 1990's. this is as dry as it's shown up. boston, worcester, 10 inches dry for the year. even those areas that are in relatively good shape are under extremely dry conditions when you look out west. this is dry, dry stuff we have. we need a good week we're going to get decent showers tomorrow night into monday. not a drought buster, but every drop helps at this point. 58 degrees right now with a southwesterly breeze. the air is dry. that's one of the things you've noticed as well. humidity has been very manageable. humidity is going to come back up tomorrow. what about today? today we have 72 degrees for a high temperature, rockport, with that southerly breeze across the water, keeping things cooler on cape ann.
worcester county into the 70's. south shore, you'll enjoy temperatures close to the 80's. down to the south again, blowing across buzzard's bay, it's cool. nantucket 72 for a high temperature this afternoon. overnight tonight, we have clouds coming in. we have a little more humidity coming in. notice what happens to the temperatures. they don't drop off as dramatically as last night or the night before. let's talk about the rain for tomorrow. it's out to the west. you can see it gathering strength. we're seeing pretty good showers and thunderstorms from detroit moving to cleveland right now just south of buffalo. this will be moving in here. we'll see the cloud deck tomorrow. i think the showers will be in the afternoon. but the really steadier rains not until after midnight. wake up tomorrow morning, hit and miss showers. most of us won't see anything. one or two places may get isolated showers. same for the afternoon.
place. there is a possibility that it will impact the game. just a scattered shower. as we get past tomorrow night into midnight and monday morning, that's when i think we'll see our downpours, perhaps a rumble of thunder. so your monday morning commute could be on the slow side for this whole thing. we'll clear things off by tuesday. as far as gillette is concerned tomorrow at 1:00, humid conditions, slight risk of a rain shower. 76 degrees for the high temperature. and it looks like games are concerned. you know how they can get pretty nasty sometimes, especially as we get to the colder season. let's talk about the mild weather today. 76 and sunshine. tomorrow, cloud cover. about 80 degrees. muggy. afternoon showers. then some rain coming in sunday night through monday morning. it clears out for tuesday. look at that. 82 degrees. evening clouds moving through. i don't think there'll be enough rain out of that to produce any sprinkles or showers, but wednesday, thursday, ah, cooler air flows back in here.
the next seven days, the only chance for rain is sunday night into monday. we need more chances for that. for right now, we'll take what we can get. todd: thank you. two veterans are walking across the nation on a very serious mission. antoinette: they want the public to better understand the plight of returning veterans. todd: the eye's sera congi caught up with these men. >> started in maine. i've been through maine, new hampshire, vermont, no reporter: a journey on foot to sway minds. kevin kincaid and daniel taylor are walking across the country to raise awareness about the issues veterans face. >> i'm just trying to get the word out so we can get enough people and hopefully reach the right ears of people who can actually make a real change. >> i don't come from a lot of money or anything, but i can definitely walk reporter: kevin, an army veteran of afghanistan, and daniel, a former navy sailor, are receiving lots of support on the road, like in leominster, westminster, and salem. their journey laid out on
but each step is motivated by the struggle fellow veterans suffer. >> we've all experienced friends who've been injured in combat, friends who've killed themselves. a good friend of mine actually took his life, a guy that -- he was my roommate after we got back from afghanistan. reporter: kevin started the trek on his own and met daniel in new hampshire, who wanted to join the cause. >> a lot of people love veterans and really want to support them, but they just aren't aware of the everyday issues vets go reporter: kevin and daniel are heading south and then going out west. they will circle all 48 continental states, ending in kevin's home of nebraska. the journey taking a physical toll, but they are powered by the hope for change. >> i definitely feel motivated, because, i mean, all the support we're getting, all the people really rooting for us. it motivates you to just keep pushing. reporter: in boston, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5.
taking part in the annual ride to remember. antoinette: that bike trip from springfield to boston honors fallen law enforcement officers, but watertown police officer, brandon o'neil, you see him there, he's running the ride to remember route. look at him go. he's running for his daughter, savannah, who lost her life to illness at 9 years old. officer o'neal started his 106-mile run yesterday afternoon. he's meeting cyclists at the state house later on in the day. good for todd: right. everyone else is riding. antoinette: riding is tough. todd: exactly. antoinette: a unique program in boston. todd: the ride sharing companies teaming up to help people with
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there's something out there. that can be serious, even fatal to infants. it's whooping cough, and people can spread it without knowing it. understand the danger your new grandchild faces. talk to your doctor or pharmacist about a whooping cough vaccination today. antoinette: 8:53. breaking news from overnight. one person dead, two injured, after a shooting in dorchester. this happened on wales street near nightingale just after 2:00 this morning. "the globe" is reporting that one person died on the scene. another victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance. and a third got to the hospital on his own. todd: police are investigating a
her dog early thursday morning when she was kicked from behind and knocked unconscious. police say based on her account, there is some concern that she may have been a victim of a sexual assault. antoinette: right now an investigation is underway after a deadly collision near the commuter rail station in west newton. transit police say a man who appears to be in his teens was struck and killed by a train last night. investigators say they do not know why he was on the tracks. foul play is not suspected. todd: community support in an everett neighborhood after an act of vandalism. three men set an american flag hanging from a convenience store on fire. security cameras capturing a fire and the images of the suspects. neighbors replaced the flag shortly after. the suspects could be facing destruction of property and arson charges. antoinette: rescue crews are trying to help 20 dolphins in danger of stranding themselves on the cape. the pod spotted in wellfleet harbor. there have been 17 stranded dolphins over the past several
animal welfare is now keeping watch. the mbta launching a pilot program, testing with uber and lyft for people with disabilities. governor baker says an on-demand para-transit program is a more convenient and cheaper alternative to the ride. the on-demand program will be tested out for a year. in northern california, a kidney transplant involving four kidneys and eight people is planned. todd: and it came about thanks to a groupon, of all things. the eight donors and recipients will swap kidneys in a complicated swap that came together only after one of the parties met another through a groupon promotion. kidney incompatibilities were solved through linking eight people, and everyone is now ready to go. >> you can help someone have a better quality of life and it's not harmful to me, why wouldn't
todd: the patients say they'll plan a huge party for themselves once everyone recovers from the operation. antoinette: leo spent 19 days in the hospital in treat colitis and he says the support of his family comforted him during his stay. now he is trying to raise money to buy stuffed animals for other children at the hospital. and get this. he hopes to donate 100 stuffed animals by december 1st. collected, leo, and get them to all the other kids. todd: it renews your faith in humanity. antoinette: kids learning early. todd: small child wanting to help other people. mike: sometimes they're more intelligent than the older ones. the weather is gorgeous. you're going to love this. sunshine. temperatures are in the 70's to around 80 degrees. low humidity. you can't ask for much more. those of you who are visiting us, by the way, enjoy today.
long. antoinette: even in february. mike: that's right. tomorrow we have clouds coming in, chance of scattered showers, but better chance tomorrow night. todd: which is good. antoinette: we want that. todd: pats game looks good? mike: i would bring the foul-weather gear. don't wash the car either. antoinette: good advice.
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