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>> good morning. it is thursday, october i'm emily riemer. >> i'm randy price. stories we're following on the eyeopener right now -- a terrifying trend across the country picking up here. the warning from police about threats involving clowns. the charges one teen is facing. >> new privacy concerns >> and we're tracking hurricane matthew right now sweeping through haiti, the bahamas, and soon florida. mike in for cindy. >> right now it looks like the path will brush the coast of florida, but close enough that we're talking about wind and rain there. here's the center of it.
category three storm. it looks like it will gain strength as it gets close to the coast of florida. it parallels along the coast. here it is tomorrow morning, then continues through jacksonville. by tomorrow night, winds 125 miles an hour. a shift of 20 miles one way or the other big difference. as far as our weather is concerned, saturday evening, it's looping its way going to have any impact on our weather whatsoever. this morning, it's chilly. some readings into the 30s. norwood down to 32 degrees. we'll warm things up through the afternoon. but it's not going to be terribly warm this morning. we'll talk more about that warming forecast coming up in a few moments. >> right now hurricane matthew is hovering over the bahamas
it's starting to be felt in florida. >> we look at the devastation left behind in haiti. erika tarantal here to continue our coverage. >> more than a million people are being told to get out of the path of matthew. florida's governor warning beready for a direct hit. people are evacuating the barrier islands before bridging to the mainland are shut down. our shaun chaiyabhat is in florida. shpo before they hit the road. >> how does it feel leaving your house like this? >> it's terrible. i kiss it good-bye and hope it's here when i get back. >> nearly 100 shelters are set up. some say they are staying to help those who just can't leave. people in haiti trying to get a clearer picture of the destruction from matthew. the images are from the "be like
streets are there. matthew tore across haiti's southwestern peninsula. at least 10 people were killed on that island nation. we'll keep an eye on the storm throughout the duration. you can get on our wcvb mobile app or at wcvb.com. >> we want to get to a check of the roads. good morning, olessa. >> good morning. a live look at the pike. let's go to the maps. the rest of your ride not seeing construction projects 93 south by the bridge. there's road work on route 3. looking good along the pike. construction wrapping up by highland avenue and great plain avenue on 128. trains and buses to start the morning on schedule. >> other stories, new details on
police say dr. bernard lavins died when his bicycle collided with a truck on mass avenue at porter square. the driver has not been charged. >> police are searching for a robber after another theft at a c.v.s. drugstore in worcester. for the third time in over a month, police say a c.v.s. pharmacy was robbed of percocet pills. the most recent incident happened yesterday morning at the store on park avenue. police say that a man in a hooded sweatshirt handed the clerk a n a weapon and demanded the pills. >> a high school student will face a judge today as fallout from the scares involving clowns is growing and the eyeopener's antoinette antonio is leave in methuen with the move that landed the teen in big trouble. >> that teenager wore a clown mask to school. he said it was a prank. police say this isn't only a creepy trend, but it is causing alarm all over the country.
talking about in high school and in middle school. it's scaring everyone. >> that freshman was charged with disrupting school assembly after someone called police thinking that teenager had a weapon. it turned out to be his cell phone. this week alone, clown threats have gone viral in dedham, rehoboth, norwood, and north andover. police say though it may seem harmless, they need to take each case very seriously. >> in have to be wrong once. we can't afford to be wrong once. >> police warn that if this threat continues, someone may get hurt in a panic. bottom line, they are not taking any chances. we're live in methuen, antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. >> we're learning details about a controversial open-tolling proposal in the commonwealth.
this morning with the concern. >> the controversial has to do with the storing of information, information that was gathered by these gantries behind me over the mass pike. that information will replace -- those gantries will replace booths. the department of transportation wants to keep drivers data for 30 -- drivers' data for 30 days. also suggesting keeping travel data for some drivers up to seven years. license plates. privacy advocates say there's no need to store information for that long for the purpose of collecting bills. open tolls are in place along the tobin bridge and will take effect on the pike at the end of this month on october 28. mass dot is holding four meetings this month to get public feedback. mass dot is expected to vote soon on the issue of pricing for
has been a serious health scare for a member of our team here. >> bob halloran is sharing the dramatic story of his recovery. >> people who have this aneurysm die. >> the teen who saved his life and what sent him back to the o. r. >> what a child has to say in revere about a crash he joe plaia: every three days, isomeone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games
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some of the symptoms can include a headache concentrated in one area, sudden and severe head pain, pain above or behind the eye, or sudden confusion and dizziness. if you're concerned about these symptoms, call your doctor. >> it's great to hear the voice and the sense of humor. >> exactly. we're thinking of you, bob, still ahead, sexism against a minor league baseball player. >> the tweet he's apologizing for and the action taken by his team. tracking hurricane matthew. the storm hovering over the bahamas right now as it moves towards florida's coast. mike in for cindy.
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happening in florida. you'll be hearing a lot about it. let me show you where we are right now. category three storm, but i'm looking for an update in about another seven or eight minutes. maximum sustained winds right now 115. it's interacting with land, slowing it down a little bit. it was a category five last friday, then it went to a four, stayed four through haiti. now we're looking at a category three storm. this is interesting to watch. if you look at the whole across. not a really big one. the hurricane-force winds extend about 45 miles from each side. we're looking at winds over 74 miles per hour. in the tropical storm category, this extends out about 170 miles. think about that, just 45 miles. this tracks one way or the other, that means a big impact on the coast of florida. here are the hurricane force winds. notice how they are skirting
beach. damages winds are a strong possibility. the timeline on this -- tonight at 8:00 we're cutting it out of the bahamas and headed towards the coast. at this point, we already start to feel a lot of the winds. tomorrow morning at this time, kind of just south of daytona beach is a category four storm and working its way along the coast. here's what i mean. this is shifting 20 miles this way. we're talking about tremendous hurricane force winds. the other way 20 talking about heavy rain. so one to watch, but not for us. it's going to loop around and stay out of the ocean. this is going to miss us. we may try to get moisture from it. our computer models indicate it will sit and swirl, even to the north, keeping it way offshore. 51-degree reading is in the city. away from the city it's chilly. we have readings into the 30s, kind of a cool start to your
today, look for a high temperature of about 72 degrees. cooler near the shore line. tomorrow, this is beautiful. 76 degrees and sunshine. on saturday we have a chance of seeing showers, but it's not really associated with matthew in any way, shape, or form. behind it there's cooler weather. high temperatures in the 60s, sunshine. looking like beautiful weather. i wish we would get more rain on saturday. right now it's looking like a half-inch forecast. >> looks like a nice fall weekend. >> today is beautiful. >> i have good news too. quiet so far. 93 in sommerville looks good. not seeing any volume yet. let's get to the maps. overnight construction left over for a few more minutes if you're along 93 south approaching the
if you're travelling the pike this morning, 15-minute ride eastbound from 495 out to 128. 128 looks good. if you're heading north, no problems so far. everyone getting by at the speed limit. expecting trains and buses to start the morning on schedule. >> the walls were broken, everything was falling. >> close call for that boy in revere. a car barrelled right night. the crash was breaking news on the eyeopener yesterday. this morning, that boy and his father are talking about just how dangerous that was for them. 10-year-old amine mezghab says it was like a bad dream. he woke up to this -- his father in another room thought the worst. >> i was thinking he's gone, i'm not going to find him, that's it. i lost my son.
everything was falling. my bed was broken. >> incredibly escaped with just scratches. the 25-year-old driver was taken to the hospital, telling police he fell asleep at the wheel. >> commitment 2016. today donald trump heads to new hampshire. he'll host a town hall, a move that may be practice for sunday's town hall debate with hillary clinton. both clinton and trump are focused on how their running mates fared at their showdown. >> i'd single-most decisive victory in the history of presidential debates. >> when your own running mate won't defend the top of the ticket, i think that tells you everything you need to know. >> clinton does not have any events today, but daughter chelsea, bernie sanders, and tim kaine will be on the trail for
the second presidential debate. i'll have live reports on newscenter 5 at 11:00 and monday morning on the eyeopener. >> now a check of your economy. asian shares posted modest gains and a healthy u.s. economy report. right now stock futures are lower. the monthly chain store sales reports are due out today. federal government says the maker of epipen overchargeded the medicaid program by regulators say that mylan wrongly classified the product as a generic instead of a brand name for more than five years. that allowed the company to pay a smaller rebate. mylan says the product was classified that way before the company acquired it. >> lawmakers in poland will vote on a controversial abortion ban
which already has one of europe's most restricted abortion laws. leaders signalled they would not support the proposal, which also calls for prison sentences for women who seek abortions. the ruling right-wing party rejected the ban ahead of the full assembly vote today. >> a houston minor leaguer is under fire for this tweet about an espn broadcaster, a woman. brooks marlow' tweet last night says no lady needs to be on espn especially mendoza. that tweet has been deleted. at this point, the astros a statement saying they do not condone the behavior, adding the second baseman apologized. espn's jessica mendoza is a former professional softball player and part of the network's sunday night baseball team. >> the san francisco giants are going to the playoffs. this one mostly a pitcher's duel
three-home homer. san francisco heads to chicago to face the long-suffering cubs on friday night. as for our team, the road to the world series kicks off tonight for the red sox. >> new on the eyeopener at 5:00, an expiration date for people. the age limit for human life, according to a new study. >> we continue to track hurricane matthew as it moves toward the coast of florida. more than a million people told to evacuate.
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>> time for your "news to go." >> federal judge tossed charges against the two employees who worked at a pharmacy athe outbreak. a judge ruled that kathy chin and michelle thomas could not be charged for the 2012 outbreak stemming from new england compounding center. they worked at that facility in the packing and shipping department. the judge says that they may have broken some laws, but not the ones they are charged for. illegally filling and dispenses
>> prosecutors say luis colon jumped into a trooper's car, held a gun to his head and threatened to kill him. police say eric rosado-gonzalez and luis colon got into a shootout with officers in roslindale on tuesday after a sting operation involving drugs and guns. no one was seriously hurt. an update as former patriots star aaron hernandez prepares to face a second murder trial. in court yesterday, his lawyer fought to keep some witness testimony out that testimony is from two people inside the car the night hernandez is accused of shooting and killing two men in boston. the ex-player's lawyer claims their descriptions are unreliable. >> get on the ground right now! on the ground! on the ground! >> tense confrontation between police and a suspect. justin soeum of hudson crashed his car early yesterday morning after a police chase.
reached speeds over 80 miles per hour through winding streets of pelham, new hampshire. he was not seriously hurt and faces charges, including drunk driving. >> a southwest airlines flight was delayed after a fire on board involving the samsung 7, which the owner says the replacement version. the flight was set to leave louisville for baltimore. samsung more than two dozen people were burned after the phones caught fire. >> managers say that pipes and valves that provide water to eastern massachusetts are in poor condition, so bad that the employees there don't want to
catastrophe. former portugal prime minister is expected to become the next united nations secretary general. he says he wants to be an honest broker and bridge builder. >> the red sox begin the playoff push tonight. they are in cleveland to take on the indians and former manager terry frankona. game time 8:00 p.m. >> >> certainly are. this is a category three storm. it looks like it's going to strengthen before it gets to the coast of florida. we'll be talking about it this morning. the other thing we'll be talking about -- you step outside this morning, it's chilly. orange down to 38 degrees. we've got cool spots just outside the city. so today it's sunny, 60s at the coast, 70 to 74 degrees inland. we've got a little bit of a sea breeze at five to 10 miles per hour. for tonight, another cool one.
30s. let's talk about what's going to happen this weekend because we have a front coming in, which is going to give us a chance for rain. here is where matthew is. down to the south. now, sometimes what happens is, this is dragging enough moisture up, that it may try to enhance our rainfall a little bit. that would be good news. we're still in the midst of a drought. we need all the rain we can get. our only hope is to get the tropical moisture to work its way this way a little bit. really because after that it's dry and cool. today cooler at the coast. temperatures in the 70s. tomorrow, mid 70s for october with sunshine. you can't ask for much more than that. beautiful foliage coming too if you're headed toward the north. showers saturday afternoon. sunday, cooler and breezy conditions. here's where the cool temperatures settle in. chilly start but mild afternoon. kind of a very nice fall forecast.
going to happen in florida from matthew. all that coming up as the eyeopener continues. >> hurricane matthew expected to regain strength after plowing through the bahamas. there's a threat in store for the southern united states right now. >> a methuen high school student accused of taking part in a disturbing trend involving clowns. the prank getting police involved. >> maximum age for people -- a study saying there's a limit to how long on the eye for this thursday morning. >> you're watching wcvb boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5 eyeopener. >> hurricane matthew over the bahamas right now. it's headed for florida, georgia, the carolinas. more than two million people are under evacuation orders as the storm moves, increasing a little