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>> from boston's news leader, this is wcvb newscenter 5 at news. stoughton police are searching for this man, 23-year-old marcus pierre-louis. the suspected gunman in last night's shooting inside a cvs. good afternoon. i'm emily riemer. heather: i'm heather unruh. newscenter 5's antoinette -- police say that the gunman
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no other customers or employees were hurt and we will continue to get you more information. more breaking news -- this time in charlotte, north carolina, where police have arrested a suspect in the deadly shooting of a protester during demonstrations in charlotte over an officer's killing of a black man. the charlotte police chief says video led investigators to the shooter. but he didn't release any other details. the protester was shot wednesday night during a violent night of protests in charlotte. officials have since implemented a curfew that runs from midnight until 6 a.m. and breaking news out of washington at this hour -- a congressman says top hillary clinton aide, cheryl mills, was given an immunity deal in the fbi's now-closed investigation into clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state. representative jason chaffetz says mills gave investigators access to her laptop on the condition that findings couldn't be used against her. two other staffers were also granted immunity deals in
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emily: right now a belmont man is accused of driving drunk and hitting a lexington police officer on a detail late last night. sean mckeown will be before a judge facing his second drunk driving charge. this happened at a construction zone at pleasant street and follen road in lexington just after 11 p.m. the officer was treated at lahey clinic for injuries to his leg. emily: the mbt -- heather: cameras. sera congi joins us with more. reporter: discussions are still in the very early stages. the police force patrolling the hub's transit system could start wearing body cameras. the superintendent of the mbta transit police revealed the issue is being considered. more and more officers around the country are donning cameras in an effort to improve accountability and transparency,
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statement from the mbta reads -- transit police leadership will be discussing the topic with the mbta general manager, the fiscal & management control board, and the police unions before making any final decisions. the issue of body cameras proved controversial in a pilot program at boston police. after no volunteers stepped forward, the administration assigned body cameras to 100 officers. the police union challenged top brass in court where both sides of the >> we have nothing to hide. >> there are a lot of unanswered questions to this time. heather: -- sera: the judge sided the department, saying commissioner william evans had to authority to order officers wear the cameras. boston's pilot program is expected to last six months, and some of the command staff have volunteered to wear body
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heather: this is new at noon -- the search is on for a local man who stole money from a subway sandwich shop then returned for a bag of heroin he had left behind. the male subject can be seen on video removing the cash from a tip jar. when he returned for his drugs he grabbed the clerk by the arm , demanding the heroin. the clerk was able to pull away and call the police. emily: ups is taking a major step toward using drones as part of its delivery system. and a local company is at the center of all that work. newscenter 5 was the only local cyphy works of danvers began tests for drone delivery right here in massachusetts. ups execs were also on hand as the drone made it's way to -- made its way to children's island off of marblehead, the drone flew a pre-programmed route for more than 3 miles, dropping a package right on target. right now, the faa does not allow commercial drones to fly without being within sight of the operator. tonight at 6:00 we'll take you , through that test flight and
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heather: that looks amazing. emily: wow, right? heather: order chinese. [laughter] cindy: the first official day of fall. heather: yeah. cindy: we could use a little bit of this -- heather: yeah. cindy: that is a cold f bring in the cooler air for the weekend. there we go. it will be here this weekend. look at the temperatures on the other side of the front. we are in the 70's. ottawa in the 50's, toronto in the 50's. that is what is coming out direction. once the front moves on through you will feel it. mid-seventies in the north
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sprinkles through manchester, nashua. the main event is that front to our north. i think this guy will try to brighten up a little bit. notice from 6:00 until midnight, the chance of a few showers for your evening plans. a sharp temperature drop as well. the complete timeline and your we can forecast, coming back. you. let's take you back to charlotte, north carolina. a state of emergency remains and the mandatory curfew broken for the third night. reporter: a third night of protests in charlotte, having way too quiet streets after the mayor announced a citywide curfew. something that hundreds of protesters ignored, demanding
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police officer. they marched past police in riot gear and the national guard. they remained peaceful and police let the demonstration continue, some imminence traders going so far to wish if he has of national guard members and thank them for their service. president obama said that police-community relations are an issue in the u.s., but he is hopeful. president for all of us to say we want to get this right. this should be a source of concern for all americans. >> our uptown area is largely business and we are working to return to normalcy. reporter: and i hope that the city can prevent the violence we have seen through the week from happening again this weekend. there have been hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of
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26-year-old protester was reportedly shot in the head by another protester. there are two very different versions of keith scott's shootings. the police say that scott had a gun. his friends and family say what was in his hand was a book. police showed the video to the family. they said that the video had more emily: officer betty shelby has been charged. she claims she felt threatened by terence crutcher, when she came across his car on her way to another call. police dash cam video shows shelby approaching crutcher with his hands up, before she shoots. she's charged with manslaughter. heather: it's business as usual now at new york's laguardia airport after an abandoned suv causes a panic.
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night after officers noticed the unattended suv. a port authority spokesman says the terminal was evacuated for about an hour before the vehicle was cleared without incident. the suv was towed from the airport. there's no word yet on who left it at the terminal. emily: commitment 2016 -- both hillary clinton and donald trump are taking time off the trail today to get ready for their first match-up on monday night. newscenter 5 will be there. i will be reporting live from half strike university in hempstead, new york. coverage begins here on 9 p.m. on newscenter 5 and the wcvb mobile app. heather: amazon opened its new distribution center in fall river on wednesday. now, they're looking to increase the workforce from 500 employees to one thousand employees. the facility will mostly handle large packages like furniture. the company is hiring through its website and the fall river career center. emily: a new hampshire cheer leading team is preparing for a
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the first of its kind. they'll be competing in the special needs division. >> we are dynamite. we are out of sight. emily: the manchester challengers started out two years ago. they had just two cheerleaders and now the roster is up to nine. each cheerleader teams up with a buddy for some hard work. and friendship. >> i love her. >> we are a team. one team, one family. emily: practicing twice a week ahead of their december trip to disney world. they're collecting donations now to get to the national competition to help with special travel needs. a wild scene as a woman shoots an intruder. how they got inside and her next move. heather: in your health this afternoon -- progress in heart transplants, led by a surprising source. the epidemic leading to breakthrough new procedures.
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and how they can impact your evening plans. the temperature dropped this weekend. emily: get ready to tickle the ivories. how boston and cambridge will be filled with music. >> the 10:00 news on metv boston with maria stephanos and ben simmoneau. now on comcast channel 942, verizon 461, and over the air at
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i'm a public school teacher in massachusetts, and i've reviewed question 2. ation even stronger, because question 2 would allow more access to public charter schools, so parents have more choices for their kids' education, and public charter schools don't take funds away from public education. in fact, question 2 will result in more funding for education in massachusetts. please vote yes on question 2
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>> you are watching newscenter 5 at noon. heather: look at this. startling security video from a
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a woman shooting at three armed men during a burglary. police say the men kicked in her front door and began looking around for cash. that's when the woman started shooting. one man died in the driveway. the other two are still on the run. emily: new at noon, police video shows an officer in maryland pepper-spraying a 15-year-old girl who refused to cooperate after her bicycle hit a car. heather: stephanie ramos reports, the body-camera video was released after an attorney for the girl's family expressed outrage, accusing the officers of aggression from the get-go. stephanie: this morning, police in maryland a 15-year-old girl, pepper sprayed and handcuffed in a police car. police releasing this footage captured on the body cam, showing how quickly the situation escalates. >> come here! >> don't [beep] touch me. stephanie: she rode through an intersection.
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people stopped her. >> yet, we are calling your parents. stephanie: she started riding her bike, but an officer grabs her and places her in handcuffs. >> for what? >> cooperation with the investigation. stephanie: the teen said she was disoriented and scared and wanted to go home. >> you are going to get sprayed. stephanie: that is exactly what happened, she says four times. the hagerstown police department insist officers only sprayed her once and say her being uncooperative changed the dynamic of the situation. >> our goal has always been -- if we have to call her parents to the scene, they clearly would have been there and we would have adjudicated it right then. stephanie: she was charged as a juvenile with assault,
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conduct, and a traffic violation. stephanie ramos, washington. emily: a record number of heart transplants taking place at tufts medical center. better technology, partnerships, more donor registrations, and the opioid crisis leading to the milestone. 43 people have received heart transplants at tufts this year, breaking a 25-year record for new england hospitals. and about 30% of the transplanted hearts have come from people who died of an overdose. doctors say better screening techniques for diseases make it po would have been rejected. heather: so many organs are needed. it's nice to see them. emily: turning to the weather now -- cindy: bangor, maine is in the 50's. emily: oh, my gosh. 30's. in september?
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and the afternoons it will be a lot cooler. heather: perfect for apple picking. cindy: exactly. and we will have a lot more sunshine. the mayor mike rawlings, coming out of nashua, down toward lowell. and then -- towards ipswich,, a couple sprinkles, the first batch of showers ahead of the next line. these are associated more directly with the frontal boundary and these will continue to drop southward. as it does so, a renewed chance of showers. into the evening, toward tonight, i think that is the best chance of rain. were not talking about a lot. a few tenths of an inch of rain. a little bit of rain. we need a lot more. we will get what we can get.
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boston. 75 degrees think to that southerly winds. we had just enough peaks of sunshine to pop us up. a few sprinkles near nashua. by 6:00, we have a chance of er they will shift to the north, northeast. let's time that out for you. 6:00 tonight, notice the showers north of the pike. 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, metro west, likely showers moving through. they will sure -- slowly sit --
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thing tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning, 40's and 50's. it is a cool start and we will see the skies out tomorrow morning. we will get sunshine, but it will not do much to warm us up. 67 boston. in the tropics, we are still tracking -- tracking we said carl. it will strengthen into a hurricane. -- we are still tracking karl. look at the chill sunday morning. if you're going to be up early, maybe headed to church, 30's, 40's. loads of sunshine through the weekend. a few more showers possible for the middle of next week. heather?
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together through music. love the story. street pianos make their return to boston today. mayor marty walsh will open the art installation this afternoon at a piano on city hall plaza. the public will have access to the instruments at 60 locations across boston and cambridge through october 10. go to our wcvb mobile app right now for locations and see how the pianos were decorated. that is just so soothing. to walk around -- emily: "chopsticks." have the baltimore orioles given david ortiz the best farewell gift?
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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. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. 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.
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heather: breaking news -- an explosion at the totten municipal power play. one person taking to the hospital. no word on the cause of the blast. emily: we want to end this new and with a surprise for big papi at camden yards. the o's give him the dugout phone he smashed up three years ago. heather: oh, come on. emily: you remember that?
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$10,000 check to his favorite children's charity, he took the check but left the broken phone on the field. can't say that i blame him. you keep it. when he goes into the hall of fame. emily: feels like fall. cindy: it well, this weekend. heather: we will see back here at 4:30 p.m. >> this is an editorial by channel 5 president and general manager will find. mr. fine: it on monday night is the must-see event of this while presidential campaign, the first debate between hillary clinton and donald trump. rating there is a lot at stake in this first of 390 minute face-offs is an understatement. for clinton, it is a crucial opportunity to confront a sobering statistic. polls repeatedly find that more than 50% of americans find her untrustworthy.
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commit of the issues americans ordinarily want in a commander-in-chief. we think that both will be pressed on the serious challenges facing our country at home and abroad, but the track record for details and accessibility in this campaign is spotty at best. playing a crucial role in keeping the discourse "in bounds" are the three moderators. one, chris wallace of fox news, has already signaled that he does not feel compelled to correct the record if a candidate's response is not truthful. that's unfortunate. it should not be seen as inappropriate or overly partisan to do what journalists are supposed to do -- get the best obtainable version of the truth. voters have a right to expect the candidates to be truthful from the outset - and for the moderators to call them out when that fails. let's hope everyone plays their
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takes funding away from regular public schools in that area. this year alone, charter schools will take more than 400 million dollars away from neighborhood public schools. that's not right. instead of draining even more money from neighborhood public schools and giving it to charters, let's devote public resources to all of our students... not just a select few. don't lift the cap on charter schools.
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