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tv   Newscenter Five at Five- Thirty  ABC  September 22, 2016 5:30pm-6:00pm EDT

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massive data breach at yahoo. the information of 500 million users compromised. yahoo only recently discovered the hack, but it actually happened back in 2014. it's believed the cyber-thieves stole names, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth and passwords. in mansfield, a fatality at a commuter rail station. the victim, a pedestrian, was hit by an amtrak train. the station was shut down for a time but has since re-opened. residual delays expected during the eveninmm anchor: more than six months after a car plowed into a restaurant in newton and killed two people a judge is trying to decide whether to release key information about the man behind the wheel. jc: new at 530 tonight, newscenter 5's david bienick joins us with how the judge's decision could affect the outcome of the case, david? reporter: the decision before the judge comes down to the public's right to know versus a
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>> facing vehicular homicide charges, bradford casler, who has multiple sclerosis, walked back into court this time to try keep secret some of the evidence against him. casler's attorney told a judge what's known as the prosecution's statement of the case should remain sealed because it contains information that might bias the public against casler and make it hard for him to get a fair trial. >> it affects the potential jury pool, it taints information was already released earlier this week. specifically they don't believe his medical condition or any mechanical failure is to blame. >> the public has a keen interest in why this happened.
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beyond what he is used to seeing released. he offered both sides a chance to work out a compromise. >> we are not asking for his social security numbers. we are asking for basics so we can do our own investigation. >> thege he is due back in court next month. anchor: a lack of rain will produce smaller crops. some tree farmers say every tree they've planted has already died. making things worse, many towns have instituted watering restrictions, which prevents tree farms from sufficiently irrigating their crops to overcome the lack of natural
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i think we're going to feel this for some time. jc: that is how drought sorrow. it is a ripple effect. ben: is there anything in the long term forecast? anchor: i did want to point this out. the drought did get updated. look at austin deficit. temperatures along the water in it's been another warm day. even though it is close to 80 degrees, but the time the game is over, low 60's. this cold front is going to spell a big change in our weather.
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good news for new hampshire residents applying to unh. the school is waiving its 50-dollar application fee for in-state applicants in honor of it's 150th anniversary. it applies to all undergraduate and transfer applicants who apply to its durham or manchester campuses by november 18. residents who have already applied will be refunded in a few weeks. the rhode island health department in providence evacuated today. a spokesman says an employee got a package in the mail with unidentified liquid. the employee opened the mail which contained a bag with the substance. e investigators responded. no word yet on what the substance was. ben: commitment 2016: the battle over the battleground states. jc: up next, we travel to pennsylvania and check in with voters in that key state. >> we have to care more about everyone instead of hearing about ourselves. anchor: heartbreaking struggle in plain sight but help is now arriving. 5 investigates with a progress report on the area of boston
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pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught and heroin addiction. doug griffin: our insurance company indicated that courtney's problem wasn't a matter of life and death - so she wasn't eligible for treatment. pam griffin: she told me that she didn't want e begged... she begged for help, saying mom - please help me. doug griffin: our family's tragedy could happen to any family... pam griffin: we knew we had to save other families from losing their children. kelly reached out to us. doug griffin: she came to my family to learn more. pam griffin: she listened to what we had to say, who we were - she cared about us... she didn't know us. pam griffin: we talked about the ways to remove
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comprehensive addiction and recovery act - this act will save kids' lives... ...and enable families to get the help they need. doug griffin: we don't want courtney to be remembered for her substance abuse, but rather for her struggle to achieve recovery. pam griffin: kelly believes recovery is possible.
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battling a wildfire killed when a truck over terms. it happened yesterday in ventura county. two firefighters were in this water truck when it rolled over. police are investigating the cause of the crash. 1,000 firefighters continue to battle the fire which is now 45% contained. commitment 2016 tonight, election day now less than two months away. pennsylvania is one of a handful of states that could be key to deciding the outcome of this election. elizabeth hur spoke to voters there about why it's so important. >> and an ordinary election year,, democrats have carried the state for the past six elections. >> i'm voting for hillary clinton. she's the best candidate. >> this is no ordinary race. >> i'm not voting for hillary just because she is a woman. >> voters express their frustration.
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kindergarten watching kids fight back-and-forth. >> it is overwhelming. it is crazy. between the drama and negativity. >> republicans did not hold that. >> i think he should stop acting like a fifth reader. i'm embarrassed. we need something different. >> these republicans say they are undid >> pennsylvania is almost a must win state for donald trump. he is going to lose some other states and he needs those electoral votes. >> the ap says no presidential candidate has won here in the last 40 years without a strong showing in these counties. the same areas we met these
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on the fence. the number one concern, the economy and those still undecided they based on what they have seen a have a long way to go before they can win them over. jc: a popular fast food chain making changes to the bacon. ben: the move announced today b first day of fall upon us. harvey still feels like summer.? anchor: we are waiting in this
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one in eight women will face breast cancer. difference death.n life ande planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. why? because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte: putting her personal interests ahead of your health care. independence usa pac is responsible
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jc: panera bread will start using clean bacon to attract customers looking for natural food. the new bacon is free of artificial preservatives, flavors, sweeteners and colors. it will include six ingredients, pork, water, sea salt, sugar, celery powder and thyme extract. panera will also only use bacon p diet without antibiotics. this next story has him all fired up. burger joint in-n-out is facing pressure tonight to add a veggie burger to its menu. thousands have signed a petition demanding it add the item. the petition claims the west coast chain has let fans down by failing to serve anything that would satisfy a burger-loving
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ben: if you're a burger loving customer -- i have nothing against them. jc: at last check 28,000 people had signed the petition. you are outnumbered. ben: got it. today's the first day of fall and americans are already thinking ahead to halloween. a new poll projects shoppers will spend 8 billion dollars on the holiday. that's the most in 11 years. the bulk of the money will be spent on costumes, followed by pumpkins, candy and other treats and halloween cards. that is interesting. the you gift cards it halloween? jc: i don't. ben: i expect a card. anchor: $8 billion. that is a lot of money. anchor: we have to talk about some things happening in the
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now it is a tropical storm again. there is room for some strengthening. the track of the storm looks like a close path to bermuda. a warning has been issued where they can start to feel tropical storm force winds. there is also lisa floating around out there in the atlantic area did it doesn't look like that i still very mild. 80's showing up cooler along the shoreline. what a great day it has been from summer to fall, still feeling like summer. 68 for the kickoff. low 60's by the end of the game.
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temperatures are interesting. there is room for it to be higher than what we're saying. that very well may happen. it is mainly clear. julie to the south of us, a band of showers. let me give you an idea. it comes through the region. it could be either a company or
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morning. pockets of sunshine and a stray shower or thunderstorm. later friday night, the feel of fall takes over. saturday night, sunday night worried here is a look at your next seven days. there's a better chance of the frost. it turns cooler of course on
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>> honeybees are dying all over the world and people are unsure as to why. chronicle's ted reinstein says a local candy company wants to help find answers. >> the high-end chocolate, and the -- company phyllis leblanc. >> are is called gather. it is six dark chocolates. be more i have started exploring honey the more i learned about the plight of the honeybee and what is happening. we decided to combine all of
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raise funds for the partnership working on research and helping with the plight of the honeybee. >> six candies are available. >> it is all income 70% dark chocolate. >> in addition to getting a fabulous choc chocolate they are helping save the honeybees. it makes you happy. what could be better?
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targeting a particular pesticide. and what home gardeners can do to reduce the trend. ben: are we going to far when it comes to keeping kids clean? they could benefit from a healthy dose of dirt. they may be important to developing immune system and prevent allergies and asthma later on. some believe this is because the environment our children are going up in our to clean. not all scientists agree. more research as always is needed. anchor: are they eating dirt or are they living in a bubble? ben: i do let them eat off of the floor. the floor is clean. jc: we will discuss this afterwards.
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troubling images. still a reality in methadone mile. ben: a look at the problem. >> we continue to follow breaking news. >> a teen shot in a cvs. >> a cheerleader dies in a crash. the third student to die in as many months. so far, route 128 is shutting down. when it is happening and why it is an inconvenience for some.
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? americans are buying more and more of everything online. and so many businesses rely on the united states postal service to get it there. because when you ship with us, your business becomes our business. that's why we make more ecommerce deliveries to homes
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as methadone mile. >> we showed you some of the troubling images from that area. we got a lot of feedback. today, this city is coughing fit recovery recode -- recovery road. >> you want to see good things. part of lost. five investigates a man on a sidewalk in an area of that appears to be cracked. paramedics working on a man who overdosed. >> what is it you are trying to do?
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in a let me get them to a place. >> the area is a center of recovery services. four months after has changed. on one day we saw a man handing out needles to a young woman the startling reality of an overdose as paramedics administered narcan bringing the man back to life. when we found this woman passed out we called 911, and watched as people walked by offering no help. despite this, the city is now calling this area recovery road. >> i like to give hope. i feel like i'm someone who gives hope. how difficult willl that be?
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people in need. helped save 2 who overdosed picked up more than 600 syringes and got 25 people into detox or other services. >> yes, recovery can occur in an environment like that. reporter: devin larkin leads the bureau of recovery services at the boston public health she says while heroin is the biggest problem, most people here are addicted to more than one drug, and it doesn't end there. >> we try to talk to everyone. it's not just one person who can make the change, it's a group effort. we have to care more about everyone, instead of just caring about ourselves. reporter: the city plans to assess this outreach program in three months. they're also hoping to expand engagement teams into other
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we'll keep an eye on the progress. karen anderson, 5 investigates. ben: more on breaking news, the shooting inside of a cbs. -- cbs. >> a man pleads guilty to helping isis him a recruiting after he had been arrested. his message to the judge. >> a busy section of 128 rerouted. the move. >> half a billion yahoo! accounts hacked. >> the first day of fall, feeling like summer. i will tell you about big changes on the way. >> the big-name who could return for the patriots tonight. >> this is wcvb newscenter 5 it except clock.
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>> this is an unexpected place for this kind of violence. . it remains closed after one person was shot. the victim is an 18-year-old male. a witness sitting in a car in the parking lot spotted three me i the group appeared to be in their late teens or 20's and it looked to her the victim was one of them. >> i heard them talking about going outside, to th each other. i looked and the young man was holding his shoulder.
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violent. the victim was shot me arm. his injuries are not life-threatening. he was transported by ambulance. we spoke to cbs employees. she tells everybody is ok. police have not said atr this point if they have any suspects or if they are actively searching for the car the other 2 men were seen in. liven jc: there's breaking news down at gillette stadium and it doesn't involve the patriots quarterback situation. ben: live on the field with a big update on gronk. anchor: he arrived moments ago.


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