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>> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- doug: breaking news. five people are dead and the gunman on the loose. the shooting at a mall in washington state. the new details in overnight. mike: the rain, it's over. the clouds are clearing away. the fall chill now on the way. shayna: and new cases of mosquito-borne virus in the bay state. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. doug: yes, good morning everybody. saturday, september 24. i'm doug meehan. shayna: i'm shayna seymour in for antoinette this morning. doug, it's 56 degrees. that means fall is here! mike! mike: later sunrise.
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this morning, the temperature is warmer. it's come down a little bit. right now in boston we're at 56 degrees. you'll see what's happening. we're going to top off in the 60's but plenty of sunshine to talk about the day today. the cool air is flowing in over the area. that's why it just won't warm up that much today. there's the cloud cover that's moving out. you can see a little bit of sprinkle activity gone. we're clearing the skies away nicely out there. a beautiful day. that sky will be that cobalt blue as we head to the afternoon because high pressure is in. high pressure settles in. then we look for our next chance for rain. it's showing up tuesday as that front comes in from the west. today, look for sunshine and about 68 degrees. much cooler than it was yesterday. tomorrow, a chilly start. sunshine, but a high of only 64. i'll show you when the temperatures will be warming up in a few moments as we continue the eyeopener. >> male run into the women's macy with a long rifle.
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from washington state. a shooting there has left five people dead. chaos erupted last night in the suburban mall. doug: police are searching for the gunman on the run. the shooting broke out at a mall north of seattle last night. this was the scene as first responders descended upon that mall. police say the victims, four women and a man, were shot in the makeup department of a macy's store. that mall was quickly evacuated and a command center was set up. a this man. police say he is the only suspect right now. they say he used, as you just heard, what they're calling a long begun but did not specify the caliber. witnesses describe a frantic scene. >> it was more like a shot and two seconds later another shot. you know, so crazy. crazy. doug: police say a motive for that shooting is unclear at this hour. the f.b.i. has been called in to assist in that investigation. shayna: right now chelsea police searching for a suspect after two students are stabbed near the high school.
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reports, they're in the hospital with serious injuries. john: a police presence at the chelsea high school football game just hours after two students were attacked about a block from the school. >> young kids are involved, and our youth is, like, involved in these type of things. but it's scary. john: police say the two students were rushed to the hospital with serious stab wounds after a fight erupted near these train tracks on everett avenue. students who stayed after school say concerned administrators took precautions. speaker saying we were on a lockdown. everyone stay put. >> they made an announcement. everyone's on lock down. make sure you lock all the doors. john: police say the suspect ran off, but they think he knew the boys he attacked and they're not ruling out the possibility others were involved. parents say they often worry about their kids' safety. >> i always feel like that he needs to be aware of his surroundings and what's going on. and safety's number one. john: students are rattled by the violent crime, hoping police
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>> we don't know who these people are, but, you know, our prayers go out to them and their families. john: we know police are interviewing the victims as they try to track down the suspects. those victims are expected to survive. in chelsea, john atwater, wcvb, newscenter 5. shayna: right now, police are searching for the man who indecently assaulted a man in jamaica plain. boston police say the victim was walking with a friend along jamaica pond when a man approached her. police are asking anyone with any information to give them a call. doug: a belmont man is facing charges, accused of driving drunk when he hit a detail officer working in lexington. sean mckeown told police he was leaving work as a bar tender in downtown lexington when he felt his jeep hit something. that something was detail officer frank san severino. he was rushed to the hospital and needed surgery on his severely broken ankle. the driver admitted to police he'd been drinking before he
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he's been ordered not to drink and he can't drive at all as long as this case moves forward. sky 5 over the taunton municipal lighting plant where one person was hurt in an explosion on friday. a fire in a switch unit inside a large circuit breaker caused that blast. the extent of the victims' injuries unclear this morning. shayna: 5 on the opioid crisis. a big spike in overdoses in quincy. 19 just in the last week. three of them fatal. police say this is the largest at a quincy treatment facility, phones are ringing off the hook. of the nearly 200 beds at solutions group, only seven are left. >> this is disturbing to us. we try and link the people together as our common link between the individual, some common denominator. we haven't found that in this rash. shayna: police and recovery experts say there is no single cause for the increase, but one
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antioverdose drug. police say fatalities are down significantly since the introduction of narcan. doug: the new cases of west nile virus have been diagnosed in massachusetts. that brings the state total to five cases this year. the most recent cases were confirmed on friday. a woman in norfolk county and a man from middlesex county both receiving treatments. several communities are considered what they are calling high risk for nile. that includes boston, chelsea, newton and somerville. no deaths have been reported this year. shayna: cheerleaders at bridgewater state honoring a a crash. 19-year-old haley sanford was a passenger in a car involved in a crash on 495 in raynham wednesday night. she had just transferred bridgewater state this year, and the school's athletic director says she made an amazing impact. >> she was not only an amazing cheerleader. she really was able to -- just her personality, it was as if
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ready to step in and be a real force within the team. shayna: the cheerleaders wore blue ribbons in their hair to honor sanford. well, jacoby brissett had his first start, his first win, and now his first nfl injury. doug: thumb. he stayed in the game for the patriots. trainers looked at his hand on the sideline. weei the first to report he injured his right thumb thursday night. while there are conflicting reports on how serious the injury is, espn says it's a sprain and he's going to be just fine. the injury followed a running play where he was tackled by former patriot vince wilfork. he was 5 for 10 passing after that injury. more people talking about the thumb of a third string quarterback. it's unbelievable.
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capitol hill. shayna: president obama vetoes a bill that could help the families of 9/11 victims. the reason and why congressional republicans plan to push back. and new information on the massive yahoo data breach. the nation suspected of launching that attack. mike: well, it will feel a whole lot more like fall this weekend. the temperature will drop. the next best chance for rain. doug: police confirming that now five people have been washington state. the shooter on the loose. we will continue to follow this
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doug: welcome back.
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morning. the u.s. government suspects russian hackers are behind the yahoo breach that left email accounts exposed. this morning, yahoo is being sued for negligence. the company says the hack happened in 2014 but wasn't discovered until weeks ago. russian hackers are accused of breaching the democratic national committee earlier this year. we're learning about a hack of targeting the first lady. a group called dc leaks posted this image of michelle obama's passport online. the white house says that the hackers broke into the email of a stafr shayna: the royal family also the victims of a suspected hack. a hacker is reportedly trying to sell photos that were stolen from pippa middleton's icloud account. the stolen photos include pictures of middleton and her fiance along with pictures of niece and nevada view, the -- nephew, the duchess of cambridge, kate middleton, and prince william's children george
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they're trying to sell the pictures for at least $65,000. caught on camera, the world's largest passenger plane rocking violently on its approach to the u.k. airport. the emirate airbus a-380 was visibly swaying over manchester, england. a heavy crosswind was to blame for the frightening moments. the pilot executing what's called a crab landing, coming in from the side to hit the runway safely. i would have been scared. doug: he pushed over. mike: if you were on the aircraft, you wouldn't notice it. it's a fairly common maneuver. the runway is this way. they fly sideways and kick the rudder. shayna: expert mike wankum. mike: well, there's that happening there. we had a little rain come through tonight. a little rain on the car. look at that beautiful view along memorial drive.
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this time of year, you get that cobalt blue sky. you love to look at the sky. look at the boats. we have a few boats on the charles today. a little sailing going on. as far as sailing weather, doesn't look bad. breeze out of the north. we had a few showers. the last of the sprinkles leaving the cape right now. now we're just watching that cool, dry, refreshing air moving right over the top of us. this is the leading edge. that caused the showers last night. we didn't get much out of it. .2 is as much as anyone picked up and probably less t there'll be a few fair weather clouds this afternoon adding a little texture to that cobalt blue sky. overnight tonight with the clear skies in here, it's going to get chilly out there again. looking over the harbor right now, clear skies. it is 56 degrees. that's actually dropped a couple of degrees from early this morning. here's the other number that keeps dropping. dew point. 47 degrees. the higher the number, the more uncomfortable you feel. we've been in the 70's. now we're talking the 40's. that's dry stuff this time of year.
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comfortable out there. it's refreshing. the refreshing air is up to the north and it's sliding its way slowly southward. today's temperatures are not going to climb like they did yesterday. instead, we get rid of those morning clouds. the sunshine this afternoon. 66 to 70 degrees. tonight, clear skies and cool temperatures. and some places will be dropping back to the upper 30's. we've had a couple of days where it's been that cool. i think we're now entering a period of time where it is probably the coldest temperatures we have seen since last winter. we h frost advisories out across the northeast. as you look closer to home, you'll see where most of that is. it's out west of orange, the berkshires. it's the low valleys. once the wind dies off, any heat you build up during the day escapes with clear skies. with the lack of wind, it funnels all that cool air into the valleys. that's where you'll see scattered frost going on. that's the reason for the frost advisory. the tropics right now still a couple of storms we're watching. lisa out here and karl.
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bermuda right now. there's bermuda at this point. most of it is past of the island. they've had wind. they've had rain going on. fortunately, they did not get a direct hit from this system as it went through. karl will continue to move its way to the north atlantic. it will not be a factor at all. we may see rougher surf as we look later in the weekend. could be a category one hurricane before it diminishes. lisa down to a tropical depression and over the next 48 hours will just fall apart there really isn't too much left of that one. here's the way it looks over the next seven days. we have the sunshine today, tomorrow and into monday. monday morning will be the coldest. 38-degree reading. a lot of us may see frost in the western suburbs but not downtown. next chance for rain shows up tuesday. cold front coming in from the west. as it moves in, it triggers off some showers. looks likely we'll see rain on tuesday. that would be nice. it may linger into early wednesday before it clears out of here.
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70's. cool sunshine is the rule for this weekend. shayna: mike, thanks so much. time is 8:16. taking a look at some of the stories happening right now. doug: we have heavy flooding across southern minnesota this weekend. eight businesses, dozens of homes and a rock quarry were flooded. heavy equipment nearly submerged after a dam broke. state officials say floodwaters have surpassed levels reached back in 2010 and the le sueur river continues to rise. shayna: president obama has vetoed a law that would have september 11 victims to sue saudi arabia. this decision could set an override battle in congress. the house and senate both passed the legislation on voice votes. the president says the bill would open the window for other countries to start suing the u.s. over policies they don't like. >> now, here's josh brogadir with sportscenter 5, powered by xfinity. josh: in search of win number nine in a row, the name drew pomeranz does not immediately
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after two bad outings in which he couldn't make it out of the fourth inning, this may have been the big lefty's chance to pitch for a spot on the playoff roster. he got some help in the first inning. how about trying to find this baseball. david ortiz decided to hide it on the catwalk. his 37th of the year, 540 all time. just like that, 2-0 sox. rays can hit homers, too. pomeranz serves them up. now at least one surrendered in 10 of his last 11 starts. mikey matuk only 530 behind big papi for his career. 2-1. tinker to evers to c make that bogaerts to pedrioia to ramirez in the fourth. nice defense. and looking to add a few runs, ortiz to center for what looks like extra bases as he rumbles around and into second base. take a close look. because his knee pops off the bag for a split second. that's instant replay, and he's out. ziegler the save after farrell goes bold and has him walk the lefty dickerson with two out in the ninth. 2-1 the final. magic number to clinch the east now at 4.
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the brockton boxers taking on catholic memorial. jack mcgowan breaks tackles. 21 yards. 6-0 in the half. in the second half, the knights blow it white open. senior to senior puts catholic memorial up 47-0. they shut out the boxers. 34-0. both teams 2-1 on the season. rick porcello looking for win number have a great day. shayna: 5 for good. a dorchester group helping people cope with losing loved ones to violence. doug: the eye's erika tarantal shows us more. erika: at this table, no one's related, but they're family. a bond born from tragedy. >> you're heartbroken.
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erika: she lost her son mason october of last year. a senior in high school, he was killed, police say, at the hands of another teen. >> murder is such a dirty word. so when people hear your child's murdered, they automatically assume you're not living a certain kind of way. erika: struggling with her sadness and that stigma, she walked through these doors. >> i came in here, and they -- >> when a homicide happens, it's the worst thing that could ever possibly happen. then on top of it, society's response can add more trauma. erika: it was that exact experience that prompted the family of louis brown to start the peace institute. in 1993, he was caught in a gang shootout. the questions came was he in a gang involved with drugs. no. the bright 15-year-old had been on his way to a teens against gang violence meeting. >> the resources changed and shifted. and everything was really laid out for his family to be able to bury him with dignity, respect and compassion. erika: now that's what the peace
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>> it's okay to cry here. it's okay to talk. it's okay to not talk. erika: this man has been helping la shaya work through her problems. >> they started to give me tools for medication. for anxiety. erika: also step-by-step guides, including this one, now used at major boston hospitals. >> our burial guide is a walk through from moments before the homicide, unfortunately, right through the immediate aftermath. erika: and through the many years of grief, the peace families, a comfort, who says she wishes she brought mason here before. >> if you have a teenager who's giving you a little bit of trouble, who's not giving you a little bit of trouble, walk them in here. let them look at all the buttons of the children who have passed. don't wait until you're here or you need the place. come way before then. erika: the peace institute runs a fund for families who can't afford to bury their families.
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erika tarantal, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: thank you. it's 8:21 on this saturday morning. it's opening weekend at the national museum for african american history and culture. shayna: the first look inside and some perspective from a longtime civil rights leader. doug: also only on 5 -- the first drone delivery for u.p.s. done right here in massachusetts. the local company behind the technology and how it may soon be put to use. shayna: we are following breaking news in washington state where a manhunt is on for five people shot and killed.
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mike: we start this morning with temperatures in the 50's. hyannis up to 60 degrees. we're warming things up. not going to be a very warm day. it will be a cool one as cool air settles in across the area. clear skies are moving in. you've had a few clouds. down to the south, clouds hanging in longer. now it's ssh about. and temperatures today, tomorrow, monday, highs in the 60's. warmer toward midweek as temperatures climb back to the 70's and a chance of rain tuesday into wednesday. doug: thank you. a celebration in the nation's capital this morning. people gearing up for the grand opening of the smithsonian national museum of african american history and culture. shayna: we're getting a sneak peek of the inside with reverend jesse jackson. the civil rights pioneer went through the museum for the first time. he got a firsthand look at
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athletes. jackson says the exhibits represent the continuing struggle for justice and equality. >> we must go even further to achieve. we're free but not equal. amazing that we're not bitter. we must see this as an opportunity. shayna: jackson says that opportunity is a blessing. the museum's grand opening is today. a new poll on the race for the white hous driving this race. also breaking news. the gunman opening fire at a mall in washington state. five people are dead. the shooter is on the loose. we're tracking updates all
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>> among on the eyeopener, cashing in at the airport. >> who does not love first class, three ways to score a free upgrade, and fall temperatures are sticking around, the next chance of seeing rain on monday at 4:30. >> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- doug: breaking news. a manhunt is underway in washington state for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall. the victims and new information on the shooter.
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at a cvs store in stoughton. the warning police are issuing in connection to the case. doug: the drugs used to treat addiction wreaking havoc behind bars. keeping inmates' new drug of choice out of jails. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. doug: happy saturday morning. i'm doug meehan. shayna: i'm mike: great day. shayna: it's a little chillier for me than i would like. we went from the 80's to the 60's. doug: it's a transition. mike: welcome to spring. yeah, it's going -- it was a quick transition, but we're going to feel much more like fall all weekend long, but beautiful sunshine out there. get outside, look up and see the beauty we have. we had some showers move through
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.2 at best. if you got rain, consider yourself fortunate. we may have to wait till tuesday for the next batch of rain. much cooler air behind the front. all day today, that's the way the sky looks. a few wear weather clouds this afternoon. tonight with clear skies, diminishing winds, it's going to be another cold one. much colder tomorrow morning than this morning. as you're planning your day, we've gotten rid of the few clouds. there's a few to the south. clearing nicely. lots of sunshine this sunny skies but it doesn't get warm. sunset at 6:37. we'll talk about the warmer weather coming and the chance for showers in a few minutes. shayna: we're following breaking news out of washington state. a shooting there has left five people dead. >> the gunman is also on the run this morning. that shooting happened last night at a mall north of seattle. police say the victims were shot in the makeup department of the macy's store there. the shooter's motive still unclear at this hour.
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shayna: to charlotte where protests continue after the shooting of a black man by police. hundreds on the march there last night. the protests come just hours after the release of chilling video of the deadly shooting that started it all. newscenter 5's mary saladna shows us the controversial images. >> he has no weapon. don't shoot him. mary: keith scott's wife begging charlotte police not to shoot her husband. >> don't shoot him. he didn't do anything. >> drop the gun. >> he doesn't have a gun. he has a tbi. he's not going to do anything to you guys. he just took his medicine. >> drop the gun. mary: she pleads with her husband to get out of the truck. >> keith, don't let them break the window. come on out the car. >> drop the gun. >> keith, don't do it. >> drop the gun. >> keith, get out the car. keith, keith, don't you do it. don't you do it.
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don't you do it. [gunshots] [bleep] >> did you shoot it? did you shoot him? mary: scott documents it all on her cell phone. her husband, now motionless on the ground. >> these are the police officers that shot my husband and he better live. mary: just minutes earlier, keith scott was sitting in a parking lot waiting for his son's school bus when officers in the neighborhood arrived to serve a search warrant on someone else. for days, protestors and scott's family have call to release bodycam and dashcam video of the shooting. >> if i were to put it out indiscriminantly and it doesn't give you good context, it can inflame the situation. mary: the police department says scott was armed and this image taken after the shooting shows the gun they recovered. hillary clinton, who planned to visit charlotte sunday, has now canceled that trip at the mayor's request. clinton has called for police to release their video. i'm mary saladna, wcvb,
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doug: right now, police in stoughton are looking for the alleged gunman who shat a teenager inside a cvs pharmacy. that suspect considered armed and dangerous. an arrest warrant has been issued for this man. police saying that 23-year-old marcus pierre-louis is the man responsible for thursday's shooting. an 18-year-old man was shot in the shoulder. since then, a 15- and 16-year-old were arrested in connection with that shooting. >> we know a couple of the teens that were involved in the shooting, and so like a lot of people are talking about it, and we know -- we know the kid that sad about that. doug: no one else was injured inside the store. police say the motive is unclear right now but do say this was not a random act. shayna: 5 investigates with new exclusive information on a story they broke. it's a drug that's supposed to use user fight addiction. but our kathy curran has
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new drug of choice and to get it they're going to extraordinary length. reporter: you're about to see a drug deal go down at a correction center, the most secure prison in the state. watch closely as this woman grabs a plastic baggie out of her shirt, passes it to the inmate who quickly stuffs it in his mouth. inside were strips of an addictive prescription drug used to treat opiate addiction. it's choice being smuggled into state prisons and county lock-ups. >> you get large quantities in a very small package. reporter: security teams sweep the security room before and after every visit. hundreds of cameras watch the inmates' every move. >> we've had packages up to 250 strips all the way down to minimal three, two, one strip coming through. >> we have a full-time investigator staff who does nothing but work on
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seizures of the drug. >> it's a 24/7, 365 battle of inmates trying to get drugs into the facility. reporter: the weapons include drug dogs that sniff out the small orange strips. >> that won't be allowed. reporter: mailroom staff have found it glued into cards and photos. this letter was soaked in the drug. it's also been melted down and used as >> they'll just add water, paste it down and make it look like they're painting balloons on a card. >> we do daily random drug testing of inmates and change our mail policy regularly and limited any contact visits that an inmate can have with anyone. we've tried to utilize everything we have to stay ahead of the curve. reporter: any inmate coming into
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inmate is trying to smuggle in. >> we're looking at an inmate came in off the street, swallowed a bag of heroin. that's it at the end of his digestive tract. reporter: 5 investigates took a look at some of the cases where the drug has surfaced behind bars. during the past year and a half, 307 inmates tested positive for the drugs. the strips have been intercepted hundreds of times in prisons and jails it's been stashed inside bibles, in the qur'an, and stuffed in socks. this woman whose identity we're protecting says her boyfriend who's doing state time was clean for several years. now he's behind bars, addicted and desperate to get his hands on cyboxin. >> even if i wanted to get away from it, i can't.
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problem. reporter: an 8 mil gram strip of cyboxin costs $8. the going rate behind bars is 10 times that. if an inmate in state prison has a history of drug use, they're only allowed noncontact visits, and many of the counties have outright eliminated contact visits. kathy curran, 5 investigates. shayna: a local plastic surgeon has resigned his license. 70-year-old dr. sheldon sevinor of nahant was busted last weekend, accused of buying crack cocaine in lynn. he held a license for more than 40 years. police say they witnessed sevinor buying the drugs. they found five packets of crack with him. he's facing drug possession charges. doug: to commitment 2016. a new poll shows more than half of the country fears a donald trump presidency. the associated press/gfk poll found 56% of americans would be
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44% fear a hillary clinton presidency. the poll also found that only about 1/3 of americans believe that trump is at least somewhat qualified to serve as president. meanwhile, as the candidates are preparing for monday's debate, they're also preparing for a meeting with israel's prime minister. both clinton and trump are going to meet with prime minister benjamin netanyahu tomorrow. netanyahu is in the u.s. after addressing the u.n. general assembly earlier this week. presidential candidates often meet with israeli leaders, though neitherru have met with any during this current cycle. details of tomorrow's meeting have not been released. trump landed the support of a former bitter opponent. texas senator and former republican presidential hopeful ted cruz says he's going to vote for trump. cruz pointedly refused to endorse trump at the republican convention two months ago. but friday he posted a facebook message saying that he's decided to vote for trump because hillary clinton is, quote,
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when the action of monday's debate goes down, newscenter 5 is going to be there. emily riemer will be reporting live from hofstra university in hampstead, new york. coverage of the debate begins at 9:00 on channel 5 as well as the wcvb mobile app. shayna: boston taxi drivers are continuing their fight against ride hailing services like uber and lyft. they're challenging a new state law regulating ride sharing services. "the globe" reports the boston taxi owner's association filed a lawsuit in u.s. district court. remain subject to tougher regulations. the suit names governor charlie baker and other state officials, but not uber or lyft. a major drug ring busted. doug: the role the local police department played. in that new york takedown. shayna: only on 5 -- the first drone delivery done for u.p.s. right here in the bay state. the local company behind the technology and how it may soon be put to use. mike: fall is finally here. the morning chill and why you
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jacket for the rest of the weekend. doug: and we continue to follow breaking news out of washington state. five people are now dead after a shooting at a shopping mall there. the shooter still on the loose. we will have updates all morning long, on air, online, and on our mobile app. my prescription costs keep going up. it's more expensive every year. it would be a lot cheaper to buy my medication from canada. kelly ayotte voted to block consumers from buying safe medicines from canada. and voted against
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shayna: only on 5, a major step for delivery by drone. friday, u.p.s. announced they completed the first commercial delivery test. at the center of it all, technology from a local company. newscenter 5's mike wankum was the only local tv journalist invited along for the big event. mike: a drone appears on the horizon. a sight becoming more and more common, but this flight is special. >> i was so excited about today. in part, because we can for the first time share what we've been doing. mike: helen is ceo of sci-fi works. this is the first test flight delivering a package for u.p.s., the culmination of eight years of work. >> this is the first drone delivery done by a major delivery company in partnership with sci-fi works in the united states. mike: u.p.s. officials from across the country were on hand to see this private demonstration.
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can deliver a package in very hard-to-reach areas in case of like disaster recovery, that we can get there and get that package delivered. mike: by boat, it's about a 25-minute ride from marblehead to children's island. not a tremendous amount of time, but imagine you had a medical emergency and you needed to get a package here quickly. could drones be the fastest way to make a delivery? >> the scenario, a girl camping here on children's island forgot her asthma medication, so she called u.p.snd medication here was by drone. mike: what makes it unique is that this is 100% automated. it began in beverly. an operator pushed a delivery button. >> it did an automatic launch, automatic flight following a gps waypoint. over to this island. it did an automatic landing operation. mike: so precise was the drone's course that it landed a few feet from us and on command dropped its package. >> way to go, guys.
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inhaler for this test example. u.p.s. was impressed. >> i would think this technology will evolve very quickly. this technology will continue to be tested and monitored, and we'll be ready when it's ready. shayna: i think i'd freak out if that came to my door. doug: you know, this is not going to be used for pizza delivery, but think about it, after a hurricane, an earthquake, you have no road to get into, tis it's fascinating technology. mike: they are talking about how big size-wise and how big a load -- doug: this one is 5 pounds. they can put night goggles on it. radiation sensors. and we are in the center of all this study of robotics in new england. pretty amazing stuff we have going on. speaking of amazing, beautiful view down on the charles river. look at this.
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exercise. mike: everybody's getting in town, getting ready to get out there on the water. just beautiful day. of course, when the head of the charles comes to town, the foliage turns beautiful colors out there. so far not seeing much color. everything under stress because we need rain. check out this week. we actually had two days where we picked up over 1/3 inch of rain. we have not seen that all summer long. we are coming off the driest summer ever recorded. and we're we need water. so far in boston, we've picked up just a little over an inch of rain. normally we should have 2 1/2 inches by this time. for the year, 21 inches is what we've had so far. we should be closer to 30 inches. that's why the drought monitors continue to show us all this dry weather around us. as i mentioned, boston way dry, worcester way dry. rain is not in the forecast, but we have a few showers coming in tuesday into wednesday.
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picking up .2, .3 inch of rain. cooler air flows in behind that front. speaking of temperatures, here's where the real shock comes to us. we've gotten used to seeing highs generally into the mid 70's, 80's, even just a week and a half ago it was 90 degrees out there. now we're starting to talk about temperatures which are closer to normal or maybe a little bit below normal. not bad this morning. 56 degrees, but tomorrow morning and monday morning, those are the two cool days that humidity is way down. and the air that we're talking about, up here to the north, it's just flowing in all day. although we've got wall-to-wall sunshine, low humidity out there, we're just not going to warm up that much because this cool air keeping flowing its way from hudson bay. atop mountain washington, yes, it is 27 degrees with a breeze blowing as it usually does. along the south coast, clouds will be departing shortly. we'll be talking about sunshine
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tonight, clear skies, cool conditions, cool enough, in fact, that we'll be worrying about a little scattered frost. speaking of this evening, it should be a beautiful sunset at 6:39 tonight. we keep losing about two minutes 50 seconds every day of daylight. by the time we get to october 16th, it's down to 6:00 p.m. by the time we get to october 31, it's 5:38. in case you're wondering, the daylight saving time ends on november 6. that's when we do the clock change. that sunset. tonight, after sunset, temperatures will cool off. there are frost advisories and freeze warnings out. this is the area of orange looking out through the berkshires. it's isolated areas. it's not a widespread frost. if you have tender vegetation, you may want to cover it. as far as our forecast today, 68 degrees. tomorrow, 64 degrees. back up to 68 on monday. plenty of sunshine all three days. then we talk about our next opportunity for some rain.
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a chance of rain. i think it's very likely we'll get nice rains out of this one on tuesday. may linger a little bit into early wednesday before clearing off, and temperatures accordingly, usually when a cold front comes through, they drop down. right now it's not that cold before this cold front. temperatures will hold in the 70's which is where we're supposed to be. doug: the red sox pull out their ninth win in a row as the postseason fast approaches. david ortiz, big putting the sox on the board. that home run marks number 540 for his career. now the rays got on the board in the second with this dinger. that's it. 2-1 was the final. sox take on the rays again tonight. first pitch at 6:10.
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closed. there are about 1800 items spanning a century's worth of horse racing. it will go up for sale starting today. the doors were opened yesterday for people to see what's available. bidding starts at 9:00 this morning. doug: 8:51. we're following breaking news in washington state. shayna: a fifth person has died after that mall shooting.
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doug: welcome back. we're following breaking news out of washington state. a shooting has now left five people dead. the gunman on the run this morning. the shooting happening last night at a mall north of seattle. police say the vicms macy's store there. the shooter's motive still unclear at this hour. shayna: two students suffered serious injuries after a stabbing in chelsea. police are now searching for the suspects. the stabbings happened a block away from their high school. police say they think the suspect knew the boys that attacked them. and they're not ruling out the possibility that others were involved. doug: police in stoughton are searching for 23-year-old marcus pierre-louis. he's accused of shooting inside
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two teenagers were arrested friday in connection with that shooting. police say the suspect and the victim were known to each other. anybody with information is asked to call police. shayna: unrest continuing last night in charlotte after the shooting of a black man by police. protestors took the streets for the fourth night in a row. last night's protest came just hours after the victim's family released cell phone video of the moments leading up to the shooting. protestors are calling for camera video of the shooting. doug: the biggest heroin bust in new york city has been broken up. it stretched from mexico all the way to massachusetts. operation dirty dope targeted 25 people for trafficking heroin, and it was laced with deadly additives, including fet nil and a roach killer. besides the arrests, agent confiscated nearly 75 pounds of lethal heroin worth some $13 million on the street. 5 investigates has also learned
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we have good news about a manatee that was rescued on cape cod this week. shayna: i'm so happy to report he is doing great at the mystic aquarium in connecticut. a spokesperson tells the "cape cod times" the manatee is warming up and eating well. the sea cow was rescued thursday after over a month of swimming in cape waters. animal welfare groups were concerned about the manatee's health as the water on the cape continued to cool. flown to florida for longer rehab. doug: spend the summer on the cape. shayna: i've had enough of you all. mike: fall just rolled in yesterday. doug: i like this. i think fall is the most beautiful season. we know what comes behind it. we have gorgeous days, blue skies, sunshine, temperatures in
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maybe some rain on tuesday or wednesday. we can certainly use the rain. we're very, very dry. hopefully we'll have a few showers. enjoy the weekend. doug: we're going to enjoy the weekend. have fun out there. be safe. you can join us tomorrow starting at 5:00 a.m. shayna: see you then, everyone. have a good one. 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. kelly ayotte: putting her personal interests ahead of your health care. independence usa pac is responsible
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