tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC November 5, 2016 8:00am-9:00am EDT
announcer: now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- doug: breaking overnight, a shooting in boston. the developing details just coming in. antoinette: a police officer is recovering after a hit-and-run. the search for the driver wanted in that crash. doug: a major construction project on route 128. the detours and the timeline you'll need antoinette: just how many people took part in early voting in the bay state. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. antoinette: and here is that big construction project we just told you about. route 128. right now it's shut down in one direction. traffic being detoured up and over. watch out for those orange barrels out there as they take
it has potential to be a mess out there. doug: sure does. we could hear the trucks from here. it's literally happening -- antoinette: right there. doug: good morning. november 5. i'm doug meehan. antoinette: i'm antoinette antonio. let's check in with kelly ann cicalese for the forecast. we're finally warming up a whole 34 degrees right now. kelly ann: slow to warm out there. it's a frosty cold start. we're seeing frost advisories heading out toward the cape until 10:00 a.m. this morning. many of us starting to climb out t it's feeling chilly at 39 degrees in downtown boston. now that the sun has risen, check out this beautiful sky. it's a mix of sun and clouds we'll see throughout the day, allowing our temperatures to eventually warm up into the 50's as we climb into the afternoon. right now, there's those clouds moving through. things are looking dry, at least for most of us, although we do see a very small disturbance just to our north trying to produce a snowflake or two as we move into the north carolina
a lot of the action as far as rain and snow staying well to the north. doug: we're following breaking news this morning. this video just in of a shooting in dorchester. boston police called to the scene on bentham road near mount ida around 1:00 this morning. a large crime scene there. the victim taken to the hospital. their condition unknown at this hour. antoinette: right now, billerica police are searching for this man. they say he's wanted in connection with an assault on a aid parking lot. police say eric oblenis struck and dragged a police officer who was spongresponding to a call o suspicious activity. that officer is expected to be okay. police are also looking to question this man, the one you see here in this photo. they say he was inside the car with oblenis at that time. police say oblenis was driving a car dodge caravan minivan. it has a rhode island license plate, iy888.
not since the big dig have we seen a traffic disruption this big. doug: wow! antoinette: a live look right now, a busy section of route 128 shut down for a weekend bridge demolition. and there's a detour that's taking drivers up and over that construction site. doug: did you see the volume of cars northbound on 128? it's going to affect a lot of people. let's show you exactly what we're talking about here. it's the stretch of 128 in need highland avenue just outside our doors here at newscenter 5. the demolition is in the final phase in what massdot's calling the adelaine project. crews are working to take down the old highland avenue bridge. the new one is in place. cars are being detoured off of route 128 across the new bridge and then back down onto the highway. right now, crews are working on the northbound side starting at 3:00 this afternoon they'll switch over to the southbound
where similar detours are going to be in place until sunday night. highland avenue, by the way, closed to local traffic. so local businesses are asking to be prepared. >> these are the busiest days of our week, so i'm sure it will -- i'm sure it will hurt. i hope people will find their way. doug: the work is expected to be completed by rush hour on monday morning. so cross your fingers. for more information on the detours, log on to our mobile app. antoinette: communities in new hampshire are mourning the loss staff sergeant david whitcher was taking part in a diving drill off the coast of key west florida when he was killed. new york city also in mourning following the death of a veteran police officer. he was killed in a gunfight in the bronx. a second officer was also injured. police say an armed man attempt to do break into his estranged wife's house. when police caught up with
them, officers returning fire, ultimately killing him. officer paul touzzolo was pronounced dead at the scene. he leaves behind a wife and two young children. >> nypd sergeant was shot and killed while doing his job, trying to keep the people of this great city safe. antoinette: the 30-year-old sergeant, emmanuel kwo, was shot in the leg and is in stable condition. an initial review of the suspect's record shows 17 priors investigation this morning. doug: two commitment 2016, a heavy turnout for early voting here in massachusetts. officials say one in four bay state voters have already cast their ballots. that's about a million voters. but as we head toward election day on this coming tuesday, possibly security threats are becoming a growing concern. the eye's john atwater has the protective steps being taken right now. john: it took longer to wait in these lines than it does at some
deter nearly a million voters. >> i knew i had to work late on tuesday, and i wasn't sure i'd be able to get there in time in the morning. john: as early voting comes to a close, the attention turns to election day and growing concerns that russian hackers may try to influence the outcome. >> have a lot of confidence in the security and cybersecurity around the process run by state and local election officials. john: at the department of homeland security cyber command center, officials are now monitoring multiple threats. they've probing of state voter registration systems though there's no evidence of any tampering. >> these machines are mostly offline. there's paper ballots that can be checked in most of these places and verified that the electronic results matches what was printed on the ballot. john: security threats are keeping local police on high alert in new york, texas and virginia after intercepted conversations among al qaeda adherents suggested those states could be targeted. but officials stress it could
>> it's nonspecific. and right now we're assessing the credibility of it. we're geared up to go all the time. john: there is also growing concern this morning that more hacked emails targeting the campaigns could be released in the final days leading up to the election. in boston, john atwater, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: the governor and the mayor taking opposite sides on question 2 on the ballot. mayor walsh releasing a radio ad measure. >> question 2 is a deeply misguided proposal that hurts the progress of school improvements and the principle of local control. question 2 makes an already broken school-funding system worse. antoinette: governor charlie baker disagrees with those statements, citing nine communities that would be most affected by the measure. >> i think we should give those families the same opportunity that the families in the 341 other communities in
which is access to the kind of education that they think is going to work for their kids. antoinette: the governor says question 2 will not take money from other public schools. boston-based zipcar is trying to make sure all of its members vote on election day. the company will have 7,000 vehicles available for free on tuesday so that voters can get to and from the polls. to get a free ride, you do have to have an account. sure all members have free, easy access to transportation. don't forget newscenter 5's special coverage begins on election eve. newscenter 5 starts early on monday at 4:00 p.m. and at 7:00 a special edition of "on the record." on election night, be sure to join us for newscenter 5 beginning at 4:00 p.m. we have a special hour of coverage at 7:00. abc news has the latest results starting at 8:00 followed by newscenter 5 at 11:00.
doug: the new information about the suspect and his connection to rutgers university. we're also tracking the evidence pointing to a potential serial killer, that after a woman was found locked up and chained in a storage container. the clues leading police to a body. antoinette: some ideas to help you cut down on prescription costs. kelly ann: a chilly start to your weekend. the warm-up and how long >> on the eyeopener, what's in the beauty products you use every day. >> and local business making changes. >> and your back to work forecast, and looking ahead to election day monday at 4:30. massachusetts' newspapers rarely agree,
to spread "fear through white, affluent neighborhoods." they agree in the suburbs question 2 will have "no impact on their schools and their children." they agree it will provide vital "choices for urban parents" and help reduce "the achievement gap." question 2 is "a kid's civil right." join leading
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i'm maggie hassan, and new hampshire has a very clear choice: do we keep going with a senator who repeatedly votes with the corporate special interests... or a new senator who sides with
the people of new hampshire? my focus has always been on creating opportunity for working families: making college and job training more affordable. lowering prescription drug costs. and always protecting a woman's right to make her own health care decisions. these are my priorities, why i approve this message... and why i respectfully ask for your vote. antoinette: 8:12. welcome back. prescription drug prices are on the rise. it's not just the epipen. sky-high price tags rise year after year. doug: as newscenter 5's ben simmoneau shows us, you don't
it's the first topic in requests "ben has your back." ben: little pills, big price tags. >> from last year to this year, it went up roughly 30%. ben: jack relies on an inhaler to fight copd, but his medication keeps going up in price and his insurance keeps covering less. >> now i have a deductible. ben: it is possible to save a little money on prescriptions with a few small steps. step one, talk to your doctor. sounds obvious, but ask lots of generic. this man owns adkins pharmacy. >> not every generic will work for every individual. for the most part, i would say definitely ask your doctor for a generic if there's available in that class of drug. ben: there's more. ask for a free sample. you might get two weeks' worth. ask your doctor if other similar medications might also work. very similar drugs might have very different prices. take statins, used to improve cholesterol.
are $600 for a 90-day supply. lipitor is $6.68. shop around. different pharmacies can have different costs. ordering an epipen through mail order is about 20 bucks cheaper. often ordering a 90-day supply can save big. a generic of pravachol costs $25 if you fill three 30-day prescriptions. if none of that works, check with the drug's manufacturer for discount coupons. >> it can be a deduction from $50 to $25 copay. ben: a great resource, this website. you can search by drug name or manufacturer and it tells you all the restrictions. jack's doctor is helping him out, giving him extra samples to ease the burden.
much for that. ben: don't be afraid to shop around and haggle. if you have a story for "ben has your back," a product, a scam, email me. i'm ben simmoneau, wcvb newscenter 5. announcer: here is stormteam 5 forecast with kelly ann cicalese. doug: we're up a couple of degrees. we're up to 35 degrees. kelly ann: it's getting a little going to help, especially this afternoon, as we cross into the 50's. we're seeing a beautiful sunrise, really great pictures. antoinette: which tomorrow will be earlier. kelly ann: it will be an hour earlier, something for us morning folks to look forward to. here's a live look at the boston harbor. we have pesky clouds overhead. it's not completely blocking that sunlight. just enough that we're seeing beautiful colors in the sky.
much of the area but there was a little disturbance that passed to our north this morning. we are seeing some reports of snow, even some sleet, falling through areas of new hampshire. nothing really impacting much of the region locally. as that pushes off the shore, what we're watching is some of the cool and breezy conditions pushing into our area tonight into tomorrow. so this is going to be the pattern through the forecast tonight, we have a small trough moving through. it's going to shift those and that is something that will bring heavier clouds to the area, especially coastal locations tomorrow with the chance for a few passing sprinkles on the coast. right now temperatures are sitting about 39 degrees in downtown boston, but a lot of 20's inland and toward plymouth, 28 degrees. worcester climbing up to 33. still feeling the chill. a lot colder as you move out to the water where temperatures are 55 degrees. it's a nice warm water. that's something that's going to
even that sprinkle chance. highs today will top out in the mid 50's. 55 degrees in boston. 52 in worcester. as we move inland. that's not too far for where we should be for this time of year. tomorrow temperatures will drop below normal. futurecast showing clouds moving in through this morning, a mix of sun and clouds for the afternoon. check it out. we're staying dry. that's gt news for today. we will see some of those heavier clouds start to build move eastward, and then we move into that chance of sprinkles for tomorrow, which is something we're tracking especially with this low pressure moving off the shore. notice how we have that northerly breeze. that's helping to bring that sprinkle chance especially to our coastal locations. high pressure settles in for your sunday night into monday. that will help to bring that rain chance off and keep brings dry as we inch toward election day. cool for tomorrow.
don't forget about changing the clock back for today. things are warming up. we have temperatures, highs near 60, quite a bit warmer than the 40? low in the morning. staying dry. not quite 60. down to the 50's for wednesday. check out thursday. warming back up to 60's. doug and antoinette, staying relatively dry and quiet. antoinette: thank you. it is 8:18. taking a look at the other stories happening right now -- doug: a university in new jersey. police say a former student stabbed a current student and faculty member at the university's business school before turning the knife on himself. the campus was on lockdown after the attack. the two victims and suspect are being treated. antoinette: a possible serial killer investigation underway in south carolina. the investigation set off when a woman was found chained by her neck inside a storage container.
area on friday. and they believe there are more. todd kohlhepp is now charged with kidnapping kala brown, who was missing for two months, and right now there is still no sign of brown's boyfriend, who was with her at the time she disappeared. doug: we are learning more about why an engine on this american airlines 757 burst into flames last week taking off from chicago. ntsb investigators say a disc in the engine showed signs of fatigue which led to cracks. those cracks led to apart and destroying the engine as that plane sped down the runway. one major concern here, the plane was built in 2003, so it's not very old. announcer: now here's bob halloran with sportscenter 5 powered by xfinity. bob: the manager in waiting is tired of waiting. red sox bench coach torey lovullo, basically a human safety net there in case john farrell failed, was hired yesterday as the new manager of the arizona diamondbacks. the diamondbacks, you'll recall, also made former red sox
month. and hazen plucked lovullo off the red sox bench, where he sat for the past four years. lovullo was the red sox interim manager for 48 games in 2015 when farrell underwent cancer treatment. lovullo is expected to be introduced at a news conference on monday. chicago, affectionately known as the windy city and that toddlin' town and less affectionately as hog butcher for the world, currently known as world series champions. seems like everyone wearing their cubs blues for the victory an estimated five million people showed up to celebrate their favorite team, many of them making plans to do it again in 108 years. boston college football is home against louisville today. we'll have highlights later tonight. that's sports. antoinette: new york city gearing up for their marathon weekend. about 50,000 people are expected to run tomorrow's race. fireworks in central park helping to kick off the
wellness expo. big papi may have ridden off into the sunset but his legacy remains with a new angle here. beer. big hapi beer entered the local brewery market. sam adams, the brewer, describes big hapi has a, quote, heavy-hitting double ipa brewed with mango. doug: ooh. antoinette: you didn't get it yesterday, though. tough luck. only 541 big hapis were sold honoring big papi's yep. on another note, an honor for big papi, jetblue is naming gate 34 in terminal c after him. just owns the place. doug: just drinking that beer, you gotta go -- antoinette: is that what you do? a boston hospital trying to unravel a mystery. doug: that is a weird one. they're searching for the owner of this army ring. the key clue.
home but on the clock. our month-long investigation into possible ways to end lack of oversight. we go back out live this morning to that big construction project, route 128. won direction is closed right now. you're going to detour up and over 128. if you are headed out, best bet, avoid the area if you can. ? our neighborhood public schools. are the bedrock of our communities. the place where 96% of our kids are educated. but even now, these local schools are losing more than 400 million dollars a year to privately-run charter schools. and if question 2 passes, it will only get worse. we can't let that happen. to protect our public schools and the right of all our kids to a quality education,
kate: my mom and i love shooting hoops. from me - just like i've learned a lot from her. mom helps with homework... she helped dad start his business... and she even fought to put bad guys in jail. now, mom helps make laws that help people
- especially when they need it most. i'm really proud of her. and she's taught me that with hard work - i can do... anything. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte, kate: and i'm kate. kelly & kate: and we approved
kelly ann: a chilly start to your day, still holding onto the 30's for most parts. as we head into the afternoon looking not too bad, into the 50's, right around normal this time of year. you'll see some sun break through as well as we stay dry throughout the day. for tomorrow, we will see more clouds and we're even talking about sprinkles as we move out to the coast and the cape. election day forecast, check this out. beautiful sunshine expected and temperatures cin degrees. downtown boston has a 60? high on tuesday. for the rest of the nation, many of us staying dry and sunny, temperatures in the 70's as we move out toward kentucky, a few area of showers through texas. doug and antoinette, things for much of the nation looking good for election day. antoinette: all right, kelly ann, thank you. veterans day under a week away. doug: it's friday. a boston hospital is hoping to make it a special one for one
brigham and women's hospital more than 10 years ago. so far the hospital hasn't been able to find the owner, but they're hoping to solve the mystery by veterans deal, and here's the deal. the ring's identifying feature is this, the initials r.e.z. on the inside of the band. they're asking anybody with information if you happen to know who r.e.z. is, give them a call. 8:26 is your time. the countdown to election day. antoinette: just around the corner. we'll tell you the big-na swing-state concert last night. we're following breaking news in boston this morning. police investigating a shooting in dorchester. show you the new video in overnight. live look outside this morning. blue skies but some clouds over that
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they agree in the suburbs question 2 will have "no impact on their schools and their children." they agree it will provide vital "choices for urban parents" and help reduce "the achievement gap." question 2 is "a kid's civil right." join leading newspapers and governor baker in voting yes on 2. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i
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kelly ann: some sun but it comes with a chilly breeze. antoinette: the search for a driver wanted in the hit-and-run of a police officer. the new information in overnight. doug: and a new poll on question 4, the legalization of recreational use of marijuana. which way voters are leaning. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. doug: yes, good chilly morning. how are you. it's saturday. i'm doug eh antonio along with kelly ann cicalese. 35 degrees right now. it is november after all. so we'll stop whining now. kelly ann: it's time to get those layers. it's starting to feel more like fall. we had 70 earlier this week. that had us off to a weird note. here's a look at what's going on. we have a few clouds moving through this morning. we had some reports of some snowflakes moving just to our north. now things are drying out for
patchy clouds moving through. we do have that disturbance still to our north and west. this is something we'll be tracking through for the forecast tonight. chilly and breezy conditions, that's what's expected, especially for tomorrow, as those breezes start to really stir. you'll notice heading out for this afternoon, although we're climbing to the 50's, there'll still be a chill to the air. as you're heading out today, although temperatures are stubborn and in the 30's, we'll see a nice climb through the afternoon, inching toward the low to mid 50's toward the height of the afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds. doug and antoinette? doug: kelly ann, thank you. we're following breaking news in overnight in boston. antoinette: a person shot around 1:00 this morning. it happened on bentham road near mount ida in dorchester. you can see there's a large crime scene out there. the victim was taken to the hospital by car. it's unclear right now how serious those injuries are. billerica police are searching for this man accused of hitting and dragging an officer with his
police were investigating suspicious activity. anyone with information on that suspect, his name is eric oblenis, they are asked to give police a call. part of route 128 in needham is should down right now. crews are working to demolish the old highland avenue bridge. traffic is being detoured around the area up and over the new bridge. those detours remain in place through tomorrow night and highland ave. is closed. tonight? will you all help me sing? doug: all right. there she is. beyonce. hillary clinton getting some help from the stars. lady bey performing at the get out the vote concert. it's crunch time. the final weekend of the campaign is here. clinton has events in florida and pennsylvania while trump will also be in florida and then north carolina, neve dekalim and
-- nevada and colorado. ben simmoneau has the latest campaign maneuvers. ben: relying on star power with one weekend to go, hillary clinton appearing in ohio alongside beyonce and jay-z, her surrogates like president obama just days from becoming a lame duck, also spanning the country. >> i need you to vote. america needs you to vote. because we have to finish what ben: clinton also making stops in the rust belt states of michigan and pennsylvania. touting friday's job report showing 161,000 new jobs and wages up. >> that is 73 straight months of job growth. [cheers and applause] and i believe that our economy is poised to really take off and thrive. >> we're growing at an average of probably 1-2% -- nobody even
numbers anyway and the numbers they put out are phony as far as i'm concerned. ben: in new hampshire, donald trump says the 4.9% unemployment rate isn't accurate because of people who stopped looking for work, but that might have been overshadowed by this line from former governor john sununu who knocked the clintons' marriage. >> do you think bill was referring to hillary when he said, "i did not have sex that woman"? ben: democrats are calling on chris sununu, john sununu's son, to ask his father to apologize. doug: governor baker will be in new hampshire stumping for sununu. he's hoping baker can put him over the top. the two will campaign in nashua at the new england arm wrestling championships. antoinette: question 4 is gaining ground according to a
support for marijuana legalization is at 61% among likely voters. a previous poll, which was completed in early october, had 52% supporting. the poll also found support for legalizing marijuana was highest among democrats and unenrolled voters. newscenter 5 starts early on election night. joining us starting at 4:00 p.m. we have a special hour of coverage at 7:00. abc has the latest results starting at 8:00 followed by newscenter 5 at 11:00. an investigation underway after a hidden key to an evidence room is discovered. that key allowing free access to the framingham police department's evidence room. once inside, officers would have access to any evidence box. now all middlesex prosecutors are alerting attorneys with pending cases in the town, according to "the herald," and an ongoing investigation about
a man hit by a box trick in haverhill. sky 5 over the scene friday afternoon. the 34-year-old victim was airlifted to a bot hospital. police say solar glare may have been a factor. antoinette: a falmouth man is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly threw drugs at two officers while being arrested. russell pena's arrest went normally, but things changed rapidly when he was taken to police headquarters for booking. police say when they began the booking process, pena pulled out pants and threw it at the two arresting officers, hitting them in their eyes. the chief says it could have been much worse. >> normally, if there's a struggle or something like that in the booking room, more officers would have gone in. we could have had more officers in the hospital. i'm thankful it was only two, and i'm very thankful and pleased they're doing well. antoinette: those two police officers were treated and they are doing well. pena is held on bail. doug: right now, an urgent
the manufacture of nalaxone, a generic version of narcan, is recalling the spray kit. the tip of the syringe that goes up the nose to deliver the drug may not administer the right dosage. that's because it may come out in a stream instead of a mist, which can then lead to serious injury or even death. the kits are being replaced. they're on the job, but still at home. antoinette: all on the taxpayers' dime. what how many replacements samsung has delivered to customers with potentially hazardous smartphones. kelly ann? kelly ann: the outlook for the rest of your weekend and when we could see a warm-up. olessa: watch out for major backups on 128. we're talking about the stretch of highway going through needham, an area that sees about 5,000 vehicles an hour on weekends.
project this weekend as crews dismantle the old highland avenue bridge, and there will be delays. the new highland avenue bridge is already in place. this is one of the final steps in a long-running expansion of this area of highway, which, as anyone who drives here knows, is frequently jammed. here's a plan. until this afternoon, northbound drivers get off at 19a and get detoured back on the highway. also starting this afteruntil sunday afternoon, southbound drivers will get off at 19b and anyone needing highland avenue
every time a new charter opens, it takes money away from the regular public schools from students like mine. massachusetts schools already lose 400 million a year to charters and question two means we'll lose even more. we've got to stop taking from the 96 percent of kids who don't attend a charter school. if you believe every child deserves a great public education, vote no on question two. what's kelly ayotte costing you? you're
paying more for prescription medicines. kelly ayotte blocked lower cost generic drugs. you're paying high interest rates on college loans. ayotte voted against letting you refinance at lower rates. and you're paying higher bank fees while ayotte voted for special breaks to wall street executives. kelly ayotte.
e's not working for new hampshire. massachusetts has many great public
schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. but some kids aren't so lucky. where they live, they don't go to a great school, and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future who need your help. please join me and
antoinette: 8:41. your economy this morning, the phones are out of consumers' hands.
samsung says 85% of those galaxy note 7 smartphones have now been replaced. the company also announcing a patch that caps the phone's battery at 60% and then notifies users of that recall. they hope it encourages the return of the remaining devices. a recall was put in place last month after reports of several phones overheating and catching fire.
hundreds of people reporting cases of those top-loading washers exploding while running at a high speed. the nation's top consumer watchdog and samsung are recalling an unprecedented 2.8 million machines after some people reported injuries. the machines in question, 34 different models that were sold since march 2011 until now. you'll find more information on the wcvb app. doug: a stock market surprise from mark zuckerberg, the facebook founder the company's share price dropped 5.5% thursday. this happened after zuckerberg and management warned advertising revenue could start to, quote, meaningfully slow. even with the big loss, don't feel bad. shares are still worth more than $50 billion. antoinette: drop in the bucket. doug: what, three billion? i had that for lunch.
list going to cost? an average of $422 for you regular joes according to a survey by t. rowe price. more than 6% of parents say they will pay for christmas presents on a credit card with 16% saying they're going to take six months to pay it off. some people take more drastic action, 11% of people dipping into their retirement fund to pay for christmas funds. i'm guessing that's not a good idea. lay back on christmas is this per child? kelly ann: that's what i'm wondering. antoinette: i'm not spending $422. i should call my dad. doug: tell him it's freezing in boston. kelly ann: we could use scarves and layers. we're seeing a beautiful sunrise. clouds overhead but not doing much as far as completely blocking that sunlight.
moving on through but not producing much in the way of rainfall. nice dry start to your weekend. we do have frost advisories that have been issued. that's something that's still in effect as we move out toward the cape for this morning. dry overwhed f -- overhead for much of the region. that's moving off the coast. we're watching the next system to our north and west which be moving through bringing us a wind shift as we move into the forecast, bringing us clouds, a cooldown tomorrow and even the chance for a few sprinkles as we move onto the coast. right now our temperatures are mainly in the 20's and 30's. as you can see, moving through some of our inland locations, temperatures are quite a bit cooler than on the coast with worcester at 33 degrees. we're actually seeing some thermometers, especially along 128, sitting in the upper 20's.
plymouth, 38 degrees. a chilly start to your day. highs this afternoon will inch toward the mid 50's. not too far off from where we should be this time of year under a mostly sunny to partly cloudy sky. in worcester county, that's where we could see a few upper 40's to lower 50's. heading into tomorrow, that's when we drop into the 40's. there's a wind that's going to develop as well. that's going to make those 40's feel cooler. a very chilly end to ou next week, sunshine returns and eventually warming us up as we inch toward election day on tuesday. mid 50's heading into our southern extent. bridgewater 56 for the afternoon high. tomorrow we're topping out closer to 50 degrees. notice how we progress throughout the forecast. those clouds moving in for tomorrow, but we're not going to see much in the way of rainfall. right now what we're watching as far as any rain chances would be
tomorrow afternoon, because we will see some of those heavier clouds move through. today we have a partly sunny sky with a high of 54. tomorrow likely turning mostly cloudy on the cape with some of those sprinkles moving through in the afternoon and evening. so your seven-day forecast, we're falling back those clocks tonight into tomorrow. sunrise and sunset will be an hour earlier. tomorrow, upper 40's, coastal clouds with a chance for sprinkles. that's something our futurecast is showing. as you can see, tho c moving onto the coast tomorrow afternoon. you can see some of those sprinkles just barely skirting by as we move onto the south shore and cape and islands as well. that will be shifting off. we have things getting a bit brighter as we move into inland locations tomorrow afternoon and we'll see a lot of that action start to move off the coast as we head into your monday. the rest of your seven-day, we're seeing things warming up. by tuesday, we're hitting highs of 60 degrees. sunshine staying in place.
is going to prevail. doug: mmm. antoinette: ail take it, kelly ann. thank you. 5 investigates, learning g.p.s. devices meant to monitor the environmental police while on the job are no longer in patrol trucks. doug: that's raising more concerns after a five-month investigation which found some officers at home but still on the clock. here's kathy curran. reporter: environmental police officer pat robert loads up a handful of fishing poles and is finally ready to respond for the clock for the first six hours of his shift. it's a troubling pattern 5 investigates discovered in our undercover investigation. some environmental cops at home on the taxpayers' dime, their take-home state trucks parked outside. others out on patrol but not doing much work at all. >> it's a free for all. reporter: this person whose identity we're protecting is
there's no supervision whatsoever. reporter: there used to be more supervision when each police truck was equipped with a gps tracking device. last year, the agency decided to remove the gps devices from all of its vehicles. >> i'm not sure why they would install at taxpayer expense gps devices to these take-home vehicles and then deactivate them. solid management tool. reporter: tom nolan is a criminal justice expert and former boston police lieutenant. >> i would question for what the reason was, what the justification was for deactivating these devices. reporter: governor baker's former campaign driver james mcguinn is the man in charge. they used to have g.p.s. in the trucks. but that was taken out last summer. why was that taken out? >> it was taken out for a cost-saving measure, because we
g.p.s. -- we couldn't just go to a computer and track our officers. reporter: records obtained by 5 investigates showed the police officers union filed a complaint with the state department of labor relations in 2013 just days after management first installed the g.p.s. devices. a year later, the two sides signed an agreement which allowed the department to keep the monitoring devices in the trucks for fleet management, dispatching and patrol analysis, but it prohibited trolling or going on a fishing expedition looking for violations. a spokesman for the department says last year, the union requested the removal of the g.p.s. system after mcguinn had been appointed director, and that request was approved. >> it was more of a hands-off approach where there was less accountability, less supervision, and you know what they say, when the cat's away, the mice will play. reporter: the department has a $10 million budget, and the
the cost for all the devices was $11,000 and then $2,700 each month for monitoring. kathy curran, 5 investigates. antoinette: 8:50. other stories -- doug: interesting aerial video. this is mosul in northern iraq. at the end of the third week of the attempt to retake the city from isis, 19 oil wells were set on fire creating a water or medical services, human rights activists are concerned that hundreds could become sickened. antoinette: a new jersey lawmaker is calling for further investigation into chris christie. two have been convicted of conspiring to shut down lanes ahead of the george washington bridge to punish a mayor for not endorsing christie's re-election.
knew and when. doug: a sign of hope in france nearly a year after the paris attacks. sting is going to perform at the reopening of the bataclan. 89 people were killed there last november when three isis militants opened fire at that concert hall. the venue reopens next saturday, and proceeds will benefit the victims of the attacks and their families. we're staying on top of that dn -- breaking news out of
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doug: welcome back. we're following breaking news coming into our newsroom from the roxbury area of boston. reports of a three-alarm fire in the area of magazine and george streets. you're looking at live camera ot from the building. crews working to put that fire out. we will continue to update this for you on our mobile app all morning long. antoinette: more breaking news overnight. police investigating a shooting in dorchester. this happened on bentham road near mount ida around 1:00 this morning. a large crime scene out there. the skrm was taken to the -- victim was taken to the hospital by the car. doug: billerica police searching for this man accused of hitting and dragging an officer with his
suspicious activity. investigators are also looking for the passenger in that van, saying they just want to talk to him. anybody with information on that incident asked to call police. parts of route 128 in needham shut down. crews are working to ghdemolish the old highland avenue bridge. detours remain in place throughout tomorrow night. right now, it's the northbound side affected. antoinette: early voting has come to an end, but officials are deeming it a success. as the program wrapped up friday, one in four massachusetts voters had cast their ballots. that's nearly a million voters. there are now growing concerns, though, that russian hackers may try to influence the election's outcome. but security officials say they are confident in the security around the process. on election day, our coverage gets started at 4:00 p.m. we have a special hour of coverage at 7:00 and abc has the
followed by newscenter 5 at 11:00. a baby crocodile giving police in mexico a run for their money. doug: take a look at the menacing beast. it ends up in the middle of a flooded four-lane highway. did you see it? see how huge. oh, there it is. antoinette: oh, wow! monster. doug: run for your lives. you can see police trying to capture it. they did. they use what all great alligator catchers use. wait for it. wait for it. antoinette: it's coming. doug: it's worth it. an umbrella. lagoon that its natural habitat that overflowed after torrential rain. antoinette: . kelly ann: you know, those teeth were creepy. we are seeing no rain here locally. don't worry about the crocodiles. temperatures in the 50's. fall back with those clocks tonight into tomorrow morning. we'll see the sun rising
election day forecast looking beautiful. sunshine breaking out. temperatures warming up. we'll see a high near 60 degrees. doug: wow. kelly ann: yes. doug: i'm afraid of march. i'm afraid of march. antoinette: don't get there too quick. what's kelly ayotte prescription medicines. kelly ayotte blocked lower cost generic
drugs. you're paying high interest rates on college loans. ayotte voted against letting you refinance at lower rates. and you're paying higher bank fees while ayotte voted for special breaks to wall street executives. kelly ayotte. she's siding with corporate special interests and that's costing you.
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