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heather: shaun chaiyabhat reporting from the scene. we will touch back within throughout the evening. at least nine deaths are now being blamed on the massive hurricane matthew, a category for that slammed into haiti. right now it has 140 mile-per-hour wind. ed: and in cuba and the bahamas and florida, they are preparing. then it will push up the east coast. heather: tracking it, and we will have things to look out for. aj: the good news it's such a slow-moving system. it's dumping a ton of rain and wind, and the impact will be felt for a long time. haiti is still recovering from the earthquake in 2010. let's take a look at the particulars -- wind at 140 miles per hour, it's slowly limping
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board. we are looking forward to it heading up the eastern seaboard as a category four storm with wind of 130-140. just off shore florida toward the carolinas, and then potentially up toward new england. anywhere in this large area is where we think this storm is going to go. it's a lot of real estate. it could pass south, overhead, or to the west, all offering different kin or showers from a nearby cold front. the orange line, heavy rain and wind. if it takes a track through the mid-atlantic, it would be a slightly weaker storm, but we would get plenty of rain and wind as well. we will have the latest track of the storm in the forecast for the rest of the week coming up. ed: the hurricane is leaving behind a mess in haiti. lots of people in massachusetts
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team coverage wit continues with rhondella richardson. rhondella: this is a community center for brockton's nearly 15,000 haitians that come to the store and are frantic to transfer money. it's where they put minutes on phone cards -- they just hope for a call. >> i haven't slept at all. i've been on the phone. rhondella: patricia and all her customers know that hurricane matthew could cripple their homeland, haiti already struggling since the earthquake six years ago. >> it's really painful. good -- rhondella: the luckyrhondella: still get e-mails. when the phones work it is great news. >> they had to evacuate for an hour, and then another.
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the ready, and unicef is stepping up relief efforts, today reporting that 4 million children will be exposed to the storm. >> this is the organization that is tasked with caring for the world's children. in this case, we are really paying attention to waterborne diseases. >> if you don't have the ground to make a fire, electricity, no fridge -- >> and can get into the water. rhondella: relief organizations all have people in shelters in haiti and around the caribbean, ready to help pick up the pieces when it is safe to do so. rhondella richardson, wcvb newscenter 5. ed: you can track matthew anytime, anywhere, on our mobile
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store, on apple and android. heather: breaking news and wellesley, where a man's body has been recovered from a pond after a canoeing accident. david b net is live at the scene. david: ajit has been two hours since crews pulled the man's body from the pond. take a look at this, video from sky 5 shows the very first officer to arrive on scene, one diving in with his street clothing. police say he was a landscaper, when he went out in the canoe and got into trouble. >> it is murky and there is a
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so that's the big problem. david: police say the man is in his 20's or 30's -- they haven't released his name and he didn't know how to swim. they did not go into the water. ed: a five investigates exclusive. of bilking the state out of millions for services that never happened. an investigative reporter revealing that a year ago things didn't add up, and now the company and its owner are facing criminal charges. kathy: it was paid millions in taxpayer dollars since 2011 to drive people to medical appointments all across the state. now investigators say the
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for services not provided and even billing for rides for people who were dead. the attorney general says it ripped off the state to the tune of $19 million. >> what we uncovered was disturbing. we saw billing for drives not provided, for people who are deceased, bills for people who didn't qualify for wheelchair kathy: 5 investigates begin looking into their practices when they abruptly stopped giving rides the thousands of clients last year. records we obtained show the company billed the state far more than any of its competitors. its billings skyrocketed from $375,000 in 2012 to nearly $16 million in 2015. the state's investigation found the owner and manager offered
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in exchange for referrals so they could build the state more. >> it was an outrageous scheme, we uncovered egregious conduct,. kathy: in a statement, lawyers tell us they maintain that they did not commit any wrongdoing concerning claims submitted to the state, and it acted in accordance with state guidance. >> we will go after and hold accountable those who engage in fraudulent billing practices. when you do that, you are ripping off taxpayers money and services away from people who really need it. kathy: a primarily provided recipients for methadone recipients. three people were indicted. they face charges including larceny and filing false medicaid claims. heather: donald trump as a role model for children? kelly ayotte says this.
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say that. heather: new tonight at 6:00, she is changing her to. ed: we get our first images of a daring rescue of a new england man lost at sea, plucks from the water. and a very powerful hurricane matthew spinning through the caribbean. next in line, eastern cuba and into the bahamas as a major category four hurricane. we will song it up coming up mike: the work is done, the red x the divisional series, but not before a mini workout at fenway. heather: let's take you back out live over roslindale, where you can see a very active police presence. this was a police operation that had a police involved shooting. one person is in custody.
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joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games instead of making new hampshire safer. when she has the chance to strengthen background checks, she voted no, backing the washington gun lobby instead. then - on a bill to keep suspected terrorists from getting guns, ayotte flip flopped. kelly ayotte's become another typical washington politician narrator: independence usa pac is responsible for the
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heather: mike pence and tim kaine aren't the only politicians whose political fortune ride on donald trump and hillary clinton. ed: in new hampshire, the highly charged race for the u.s. senate ramped up further. new at 6:00, janet wu reports kelly ayotte admitted she made a mistake. janet: a brief stint could make senator kelly ayotte forget last night -- she was asked twice about what she would tell children. >> would you tell them to be like donald trump? >> i think that, there are many role models that we have, and i believe he can serve as president, so absolutely. janet: the twitter and social media world blew up. today, where ayotte helped with the lunch crowds, she retracted her statement. >> and this spoke last night. while i hope that all of our children aspire to run for president, neither donald trump nor hillary clinton has set a good example, and i would not
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role models. >> whitey said the first time? >> as i said, i misspoke. janet: but the governor wasn't having any of it. her campaign immediately released this web ad. >> i would look for right in her fat, ugly face. janet: this race is likely tied to donald trump and hillary clinton. last night she finally answered the question she failed to answer -- it's hillary clinton st qualified person to be president, an that she is trustworthyd. i find her honest and trustworthy, as do many others. janet: that may not help her. has he made a decision? >> i'm still undecided. janet: ayotte will endorse trump, but will not vote for
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heather: thank you. aj is up next with the latest track on hurricane matthew. ed: a shooting in roslindale, a massive police presence. shaun chaiyabhat is there as well. you can see them right there at the corner.
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there is a very active policing. this is newbury street, where there was a shooting today involving police officers. ed: shaun chaiyabhat is there. shaun: this was described as a shoot out and you can see it is still very much an active scene. police have set up a secondary police line. state police were conducting a gun trafficking operation here on a home on newburgh. minutes ago, we saw ambulance coming to the scene. we also saw swat going into that home. they just came out seconds ago; no one was with them, but we do know that one person was in custody, and they are still searching for more. ed: shaun chaiyabhat, on the scene. he will stay there for us. new at 6:00, powerful images and
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stranded at sea for more than a week before he was picked up by a passing freighter. his mother was also lost it is presumed dead. mary saladna reports on the moments after the rescue. mary co. this video of nathan carmine being rescued, members of the orient lucky pulled him up the co. this video of nathan carmine being ship's letter after they discovered him in a liferaft 100 nautical miles off the coast of martha's vineyard. the captain later told the port agent that he looks tired but otherwise healthy. >> he did not appear to be suffering from hypothermia or anything like that, although he was a little unsteady on his feet. they took them up, gave him some food in liquid, and contacted the coast guard. mary: when asked what ship's ley discovered him in a liferaft ha, he said he had been up with his mother when their boat developed problems and begin taking on water.
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to his cabin and slept most of the first day. on the next day he appeared despondent. >> the captain did say that he appeared to be sad about the loss of his mother. mary: it is statement, the sisters thanks the rescue team, and went on to say, "as we continue our search for answers, the family has faith that our state and federal investigators are bringing maximum resources to bear some degree of closure and an opportunity to heal." her body has not been found. authorities are investigating whether death was -- whether her death was truly an accident. ed: aj lives right in the path the storm. she just went to get plywood to board up the house. aj: you have got to take these things seriously, even though there is the possibility you
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every single possibility is in the envelope through the weekend. the good news is you have time to monitor the forecast and make preparations. at this point it is too early to overreact to anyone situation. right now matthew is heading up 20 eastern tip of cuba and into the bahamas. this is a water teat storms to either maintain or weekend. the temperatures are way above 80 degrees, a difference of six degrees. there is no question that the storm will hold strength or even intensify heading for the bahamas. there's a good consensus with the models that take us into the southeastern u.s. or just offshore and will start to hook it around the coast line.
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pardon the pun -- we have everything from a direct hit to a brush to a miss, anything is possible at this point. as we take a closer look at this potential track, the official track from the national hurricane center texas over the bahamas and into southeastern u.s., then curves that close to new england. but don't focus on this on impact or may not feel the impact. temperatures will slide back into the 40's overnight, mostly clear skies now but there are clouds to the west that get trapped in the atmosphere. if you are watching from western massachusetts to new york, you will likely wake up to cloud
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this is some of the energy that will be responsible for guiding matthew either up the eastern seaboard, out to see, or leaving it parked off the responsible f. we just don't know. 40's is what we are certain of, a partly cloudy sky and a touch of drizzle, high pressure still building south which adds up to a nice day, but the morning hours start out with clouds and the pocket of drizzle. tomorrow. it will be patchy and quick to burn off. weather-wise, i don't want you to focus too much on matthew and get worried about it because we have a lot of nice weather coming up right through most of the rest of the week. if we do get impacted by matthew, it will likely be sunday and monday.
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sportscenter 5 powered by xfinity,. mike: look into fenway park. a brief one-hour workout around 3:00 and david ortiz was not here -- he hasn't taken batting practice in a month or so. so the red sox went into the american league east, with the third-best record in the american league, which is why they are traveling to cleveland. you look at this 2016 red sox sq have no playoff experience and some who have world series rings. >> just paying attention to detail on what we are trying to do. you have to be at your best. it is about execution and playing well. >> i am taking it all in, introspective. it's just another game.
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hyped up, and everyone is expecting a lot more. we'll still have to play the same old game we have been playing, let the cards fall where they may. mike: a lot of connection will be made between the general manager and the relationship with the fact that more than three decades -- they are managing against each other for the right to go to the al championship. >> i cherish my friendship with confide in one another, maybe even in your darkest moments when things aren't going well. i can't say enough about the guy who spent a lot of time with me in many different settings. i have a tremendous amount of respect for him and the teams he puts together. but we will have time for friendship later. mike: the sox are on their way
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tomorrow and thursday. that's the story here from fenway. ed: time now to flashforward to 7:00 and 11:00. jc: we are following breaking news coming out of roslindale tonight. swat teams on the hunt for a suspect who got into a shootout with police. one other person is in custody. we have a team of reporters on the scene. then reaction to gunfire and bullets spraying into his home.
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i approve this message because after all the false, negative ads, i'm still the kelly ayotte you know-
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heather: look at the police seen in roslindale. i know some of you have noticed the helicopters up above. the reason is there was a state police operation going down,nd one has been taken into custody, one is still at large. ed: i count 19 police cars and that one shot. we had video of the swat team going into a house on newburgh street. state police say it happened during one of their operations around 4:41. they said they do have one man in custody and are still searching for another. we also have multiple crews on
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important. heather: the latest aj: 140 mile-per-hour wind right now. this will be very close to the southeastern coast and heading up toward us, perhaps. heather: a hurricane watch already for florida, and evacuation orders along the coastline. special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars"
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in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. please vote yes on question 2. for stronger public schools. please vote yes on question 2. c'mon in, pop pop! happy birthday! i survived a heart attack. i'm doing all i can to keep from having another one. and i'm taking brilinta. for people who've been hospitalized for a heart attack. i take brilinta with a baby aspirin. no more than one hundred milligrams brilinta helps keep my platelets from sticking together and forming a clot. brilinta reduced the chance of another heart attack. or dying from one. it worked better than plavix. >>don't stop taking brilinta without talking to your doctor since stopping it too soon increases your risk of clots in your stent, heart attack, stroke, and even death. brilinta may cause bruising or bleeding more easily, or serious, sometimes fatal bleeding. don't take brilinta if you have bleeding, like stomach ulcers, a history of bleeding in the brain, or severe liver problems.
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tonight, breaking news. a direct hit. hurricane matthew strikes. the category 4 storm, deadly already. 700 miles wide. and here in the u.s. tonight, states of emergency declared in several states. massive evacuations planned. and the new track, showing it moving right up the coast, potentially right through philly and new york. also tonight, the massive gas explosion. two homes leveled. authorities had a 22-minute warning. donald trump, after reports he might not have paid federal income taxes for nearly two decades, tonight, trump in his own words. what he says is unfair. and the vp showdown tonight. late developments. the man who showed up at the white house with a gun, shot by police.

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