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hurricane matthew. as of a few months ago, it's now a category four storm strengthening over central , caribbean waters. ben: stormteam 5 meteorologist harvey leonard's tracking it. any chances that matthew could had our way? harvey: i would say the chances are decreasing. it's category for 1 -- category fo ur now. it's not going to be moving quickly. it's moving slowly to the west. it will eventually start turning to the north early next week. this is where it is likely to be until next wednesday, still part of the bahamas. we will see how far north it can go before the direction is changed by the jet stream. for us, rain starting just about
come down pretty decently once we get into it, witches just about momentarily. more rain will flow and overnight and tomorrow. we will talk much more about the whole weekend coming up. at fenway park, it is going to be nasty, so dress accordingly. ben: all right, thank you. boston ready to celebrate a legend. big papi set to take the field final regular season homestand of his career. his city is alive with excitement tonight. jc: we're expecting to hear from david ortiz live any moment but fans are already getting the party started at the ballpark, and that's where newscenter 5's jorge quiroga joins us live. how is it? jorge: i've got my coat on just for the weather but definitely big papi is the biggest tourist
about number 34. but fans have come from all over. pouring into fenway park. >> priceless. >> i probably will be screaming a lot. jorge: and loading up on big papi souvenirs. carolina ortiz, no relation, but like number 34, a native of the dominican republic. >> he is a great role model and and off, david ortiz, drawing fans to his last regular season home stand, all the way from hawaii. >> when he announces his final season, we had to be here. we were here for the last the home games. jorge: inside fenway it's everything big papi. the grounds crew with their own tribute, the outline of ortiz's iconic gesture, pointing to the sky after another clutch it.
me and he will see big papi one time before he shuts her down. jorge: sox players wearing special hats and a patch on their jersey to honor ortiz, and for his final game on sunday, fans will receive a commemorative patch. hard to beleive its been 14 years. >> the way he brings the city together in his personality will be sorely missed. >> sports illustrated with its coming up at 6:00 big papi , stories from the bullpen cop he made famous. ben: and we are awaiting a press conference from the big man himself. when it happens, we will bring it to you live. do not go anywhere on newscenter 5 at 5:00. jc: disturbing information tonight in the arrest of a worcester man accused of trying to kill his young nephew. newscenter 5's john atwater is
john: jc, this happened in the apartment complex behind us this afternoon. today, that uncle face a judge. while he was babysitting the three-year-old, he pushed him down the stairs, tried to strangle him until he was unconscious, and tried to john him in a bathtub. he called police, saying he killed the boy, but tfu a clerk read the charges in court this afternoon. >> murder, two counts, reckless endangerment of child, strangulation, suffocation, assault and battery -- john: it's ecologist says this boy's uncle needs further evaluation before the court case can move forward. levin worcester, john atwater, wcvb newscenter 5.
gloucester police chief leonard campanello, who was placed on leave earlier this month for unspecified reasons. 5 investigates confirms the essex county district attorney's office will review information about campanello and the gloucester police department. gloucester's city council has not said why campanello was put on leave -- they have not said much at all -- but sources tell 5 investigates domestic issues and other problems were the reasons. the city has hired a new hampshire firm to audit the police department. campanello is nationally known for his work helping heroin addicts. jc: the family of a boston boy who drd at a city run camp demanding answers. kyzr willis was just 7-years-old. his family never getting a fine meal -- a final ruling on what happened. newscenter 5's juli mcdonald is live in south boston tonight. juli? juli: the grieving family at the community center where their little boy was last seen alive.
belongings that he wore and took that day. >> this is a devastated family. we're hurt. we want answers. how long do we have to wait? juli: it's been more than two months since 7-year-old kyzr willis drowned at a boston day camp, 9 weeks of agony for those who loved him, and still aren't sure exactly what happened that day. >> questions, interviews. the people who were there. over 50 people -- employees, no one saw anything? a 7-year-old? there has to be some accountability. what happened to kyzr? juli: kyzr's parents and their lawyers spoke friday in front of the last place he was seen alive , the l street bath house. just days after his july 26 death, boston police announced it was an accidental drowning with no signs of foul play. >> i have asked for every police report, investigative interview, all records pertaining to their investigation. i have not received any
ben: for breaking news, let's go back to fenway. jc: big papi speaking live. let's listen in. shift by the relationship we have built up through the years. looking forward to the regular season being over with. i know going to have three weeks or a day -- it is whatt we have to be part of what we try to do during the regular season. i appreciate the fact that the organization took the time to honor me. it made me feel good about what my career has been, and i think it was nice, what the yankees
have a better view. like i was telling junior in spanish now -- he asked me how i feel about it, and i tell him that everything happened so far -- so fast, and i have not al but everything, i never expected anything to be this way, it you know? we play through the season. we get involved in everything we have to do sometimes. at i never expect anything ever. i cannot wait to have time to spend with my family. meanwhile, just getting prepared
>> [indiscernible] >> you know what, reality is i don't really feel like he is home yet, you know what i'm saying. i have not really set down to think about things. it's good. you know, the sentimental part of it, i'm not there yet. it happens to all of us. at some point, you see the big man here now and is part of the
i guess that was a little bit of a distraction. but i want everybody to be on the right chat -- on the right track. i don't know how it's going to play out. but i don't know. you want to return to the playoffs on fire. we are want la the next three days and tried to work with it. you know, we have that good straight -- what was it? 11 games. 11 games, that was pretty much the key of us winning the division. so, we have a special thing. we want to go back to that. >> you have gone through three
new york -- you have three coming up in the next few days. is it any harder to flip that switch at gametime? you are on the field last night, you have family there. five minutes later -- is a getting harder to separate the stuff that is going on from what you have to do in the game? >> yeah, i'm not going to lie to you. it has. the good thi we are already into the playoffs, so for the next three days, i don't really have to worry about it. but the best thing about it is, once we walk into the playoffs, it's not going to be a distraction, you know what i'm saying? because i like to be focused. when i play, especially when i'm laying for a reason -- we work
for a reason, we work extremely hard during the regular season. it's not easy to go through all of these things at the same time. we are at the end of it. we will be ready to play in the playoffs. jc: europe and listening to papi. he says that at that he is retiring has not hit him yet. ben: such a humble guy, too, saying he never expects anything, is always amazed. the fans -- not just here, but around the league and the division of course -- you said last night in yorkie was not excite -- he was not sure what to expect. they gave him a nice sendoff in the bronx. they gave him a painting.
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for those folks at the game, not so much. harvey: it's all lifting north. you can see on radar now the first drops of made it to fenway and boston. as we take a closer look, we do have elements of modern rain from milford to norwood, even a little bit heavier across marshfield and plymouth. also provincetown, it is raining in a pretty good clip. as we widen a break. it's all going to be lifting north. wet and cool. 55 degrees at the game. you do see some raindrops on the lens in boston. in the 50's everywhere. pretty much going to stay that way tonight. so, here you see temperatures are warming up a few degrees
here we are at 7:00. the bands keep feeding in overnight and saturday and saturday night. it will not be boring buckets all the time, but it times it will. sunday, we are down to a few showers. still clouds. i do not see clearing for sunday. this is one computer model, showing an inch or more of rain. 59 in foxboro. cool and damp. keeping an eye, of course, on matthew, which will be near jamaica. right now the chances are small it will make the trip all the way up the coast. it is very early in the game. here's a look at your next seven days. it is a wet weekend. of the wettest tonight and saturday and
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>> from boston from news leader, this is wcvb newscenter 5 at 5 :30. ben: red sox nation celebrating ortiz. big papi playing in his last regular season series at fenway park this weekend. even the outfield grass at fenway is featuring an image of number 34. jc: a worcester man accused of attacking his 3-year-old nephew is being held without bail, and ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation. 21-year-old taj mcdonald is accused of choking the boy until he passed out, pushing him down stairs and trying to drown him in a bathtub. the child was found conscious and alert. ben: investigators are combing through evidence taken overnight