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>> anchor: now at 7:00. rain moving in. winds peak in your town. >> anchor: still following breaking news, as three dozen people forced from their homes into the cold. big issue facing fire crews that slowed the search of this burning building. >> anchor: immediate response after a video of a brutal arrest of a teenager goes viral with a decision on the officer's possible punishment hours away. why fbi is involved. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> anchor: good morning everybody. 7:00 on this wednesday morning. october 28. i hope your mong is off to a great start. i am gene lavanchy. >> anchor: and i am sara underwood. heavy rain on the way today.
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grab the umbrella. fox 25 news storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear is here with a time line of the storm. >> weather: this is the storm to talk about and track through the day here as heavy rain spreads in later on. but for now clouds are overspreading the region. good news is clouds are thin enough you will get partial sun. boston 49. 39 in beverly. 43 in plymouth. and norwood dipping down to 28 degrees. break in the clouds there. really allowing you to cool down. but also freezing in lawrence and fitchburg and nashua. so chill in the air. not as cool as yesterday but certainly chilly. through 9:00, temperature recoverment back into the lower 40s. in most spots. boston couple of degrees warmer. and clouds are thickening as we go. so it will be mostly cloudy at
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temperatures low to mid 50s. and for the afternoon, here comes the rain. that's not the worst of it though, 54 to 60 for the high today. cool and cloudy this morning. heavy rain and wind coming in to town late tonight. we will look at it closer in a couple of minutes. but right now julie grauert is here with traffic. how are things looking. >> >> reporter: two new accidents. expressway. multi-vehicle. naponset v contributing to higher -- longer than usual drive times.
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southbound. and it is off to the shoulder. near route 38 in saugus. here are the live drive times. 18 minutes on pike from west end tolls to ted williams. and 33 minutes on expressway from braintree split to exit for pike. sara back to you. >> anchor: updating breaking news right now. in lin. we have been live all morning where flames tore through this apartment building leaving dozens without a place to stay. and fox 25 news catherine parrotta is live in lin where residents say the fire alarm was not an immediate cause for concern. catherine? >> reporter: yes, that's correct sara. but nonetheless everyone did
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>> anchor: new this morning. boston police are asking for help to find a man wanted in connection with a murder in brighton. detectives say 25-year-old gamada musa is a suspect in last week's shooting death of desmond josephment killed late thursday night on tellford. fox 25 news on scene as this was breaking that morning. police warned that gamada musa should be considered armed and dangerous. massachusetts man held on bail this morning. accused of chokeing a five-year-old girl in exeter new hampshire. 19-year-old solomon martinez of middleboro turned himself in to police last week and police say the little girl is a relative of his. police say he was visiting family in exeter when the incident happened.
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charges and up to seven years in prison. >> anchor: 7:07. police in new hampshire are on alert this morning. for a man threatening people with a gun in laconia, putting schools p part of downtown on lockdown. and officers received a report that the gunman was in an apartment on jewitt street. police shot teargas into the home and found a gun and ammo inside. and the suspect was nowhere to be found. >> anchor: this morning, a local high school student could face criminal charges for dumping hot soup over a girl's head. according to the lowell sun incident occurred when two students fought in a hallway at greater lowell technical high school. the girl suffered second-degree burns on her scalp and ear. the 15-year-old boy was suspended and will likely be charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. >> anchor: students in saugus are back in class after a scare at the high school there. as we alerted on our news app saugus high put on lockdown yesterday. student had a knife at the
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school bus stop. police later determined the student had martial-arts training equipment. and did not pose a threat to the school. the lockdown was lifted at 8:30 and classes resumed. >> anchor: police issue a warning about a scam targeting local immigrants. arlington police say a local man received a call from someone that claimed they were federal agents and demanded thousands of dollars and threatened deportation. >> reporter: government does not call you up threatening and saying give us money. >> no they do not. >> anchor: if you are contacted by a scammer hang up and immediately call police. >> anchor: huge pot operation busted in fall river and a broken door led police to it. an officer on patrol monday morning noticed a door was broken into on a building on kill burn. he went in to investigate and found this. 200 marijuana plants growing inside. and after getting a search warrant officers found a gun and
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two teenagers are under arrest accused of robbing someone at gunpoint in dorchester. victim told police they were wearing masks when they robbed him near the seven hill nbta station monday night. officers tracked them down and found out the gun was a replica firearm. both teens face armed robbery and assault charges. >> anchor: tonight 10 republican presidential candidates will face off in their third prime time debate. and stakes are high for donald trump. whose frontrunner status on the line. following a poll that showed ben carson surging ahead. tonight's two hour debate is focused on jobs and the economy. it starts at 8:00 tonight. in bolder colorado. >> and also happening today. former secretary of state hillary clinton is in manchester. democratic presidential candidate will speak at the latest politics and eggs series. politics and eggs is a tradition in grant state where politician are asked to sign a wooden egg. >> anchor: new this morning.
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daily fantasy sports sites take a new step to avoid government oversight. companies like draft kings and rival fan duel are joining forces to create fantasy sports trade association. and the association is designed to be an independent board that can regulate the industry. 13 states including massachusetts are considering new rules which would treat the sites like gambling operations. the fbi is investigating how the fantasym games are run. today a rhode island native that survived a shark attack will undergo surgery at the boston hospital. colin cook is originally from tibberton and lost most of the leg during an attack in hawaii this month. cook was surf hitting shark dragged him under. and he said he is eager to get back in the water after surgery this morning at mass general. >> anchor: 11 minutes after 7:00. head of the irs accused of breaking the law. missing e-mails that could cost the tax man his job. >> anchor: plus, two firefighters killed in this big
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fire in the midwest. and nail salon owner charged and her history with suspicious fires. >> anchor: skyfox is in woburn over an accident. 128 southbound at washington. and you can zito truck on scene getting ready to clear the car out. i will show you how it impacts the drive times. but her is shiri. >> weather: sunrise right now. things are brighten up. temperatures are 32 degrees. so we are at freezing for most of you. 8:00 35.
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>> anchor: back at 7:14. today we expect to learn if deputy in this video will lose his job. there are multiple accounts of what happened before he attacked a teenager inside of her classroom. fbist looking into the case too. fox 25 news daniel miller is live in the newsroom with a look at when sparked the investigation. >> reporter: good morning. sheriff in columbia south carolina said that investigation into deputy beenfield's action is wrapped up today. this is a look at the video. since the video went viral monday witnesses have come forward with other recordings showing the altercation. these are students that were in that classroom. deputy fields called into the classroom because student asked to leave and refused. students in the classroom say the girl tried on punch the officer before the violent fake down and they still feel his actions were over the top. >> i have never seen anything so nasty, so sick, to the point
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are turning away, you know, do not know what to do. scared for their lives. he should protect not be scared or afraid of. things like that, so it was definitely scary. >> reporter: as you said fbi is deduct conducting an investigation into the case. at 8:00, the sheriff explains the factors. he is taken into account. before deciding what kind of action to testing we will bring it to you at 8:00. newsroom, daniel miller fox 25 news. >> anchor: meanwhile, another south carolina police officer will not face any charges after he killed a teenager during a drug bustm police just released video of the deadly confrontation. lieutenant moves in to make an arrest and 19-year-old zachary hammond tried to drive off. officer felt he would be run over so he opened fire killing hammond. the teen's family filed a lawsuit against the officer, and the department. >> anchor: this morning a nail salon owner in kansas city charged with murder after police say that she burned down her
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salon. and two firefighters died putting out the flames adestroyed several businesses and apartments. police say that win, set the fire in a storage closet at her business. she had previously been linked to two other fires. and never enough evidence to charge her. >> anchor: bizarre car accident in michigan and it is caught on camera. here is the car. on the roof of a house. check it out. officials are still trying to figure out how exactly this happened. and witnesses say that it landed on the roof after making some twists and turns following an accident on a nearby highway. and tow truck was able to get the car down. and no one was seriously hurt. >> anchor: this morning a paramedic suspended for trying to save the life of a student choking at school. victim on life support in brooklyn. paramedics said someone ran up to the ambulance and said a girl needed help. when he arrived school officials were not helping her. >> no one doing anything to help her.
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everyone was standing away from her. told me she was choking. >> anchor: new york education department said that officials called 911 immediately and notified the victim's parents and they will investigate what happened. paramedic suspended because he was on another call when he left to help that girl. >> anchor: several incidents to tell you about. one-on-one 28 northbound. new accident at university avenue in westwood. you can see that is creating even more delays on 95. which is already typically slow spot in the morning. we have westbound lane, this is exit partially blocked right at route 16, washington street on the pike. that's if you are heading westbound, usually we have heavy volume of people eastbound closer to boston and this accident that i showed you pictures of from skyfox 128 southbound, it is just about clear. so skyfox left the scene. and live look at the zakim bridge where you are moving over the bridge decent clip, leverett connector backed up. live drive times.
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tolls to ted william tunnel. 31 minutes from braintree to exit for the pike. 51 minutes on 128 south from route one in peabody to weston tolls. fox 25 news storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joins us with a look at the forecast today. and we are anticipating some rain on the way in. >> weather: we are. so tomorrow morning's commute will be a mess. with rain and wind. luckily this morning i am getting you to work with dry conditions, increasing clouds, which means we have a bit of morning sunshine here. 10:00 to 2:00. so focused noon time. high tide today. there will be a coastal flood advisory for eastern massachusetts. i will seeing more splash over than anything else. that should not be high impact event. and heavy rain and wind this evening through tomorrow morning. so that's when we have the worst of this. and the rain that is going to move in. has almost tropical downpours. attached to it. as this came from originated with hurricane patricia over the weekend. so tropical moisture moving in w
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it comes the risk for some severe weather. highest where you see deeper shading inland and threat peaks overnight into the morning commute tomorrow. so we will watch for that rumble of thunder. and pretty strong winds attached to showers as well. worcester at 39 degrees right now. you will start off the day with a bit of early morning sunshine here. and before the clouds creep in. and so 9:00 41 degrees. 11:00 48. and hit lower 50s by 1:00 this afternoon. and we start to bump up the risk for rain. moves in later to boston because it is coming at from us the west. and traveling eastward. good morning boston, 49 degrees. you are one of the warmest temperatures on the map this morning. still 49 at 9:00 a.m. with morning sunshine. by noon time. clouds take over. we have middle 50s. by the evening commute. here comes the rain showers. highs will make it to mid to upper 50s. with about 55 boston and beverly and lawrence. and 54 in bedford. 53 in worcester. and in nashua new hampshire.
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new bedford and hyenas. but good news is weather you have for the first half of the day looks like this. it will be dry. continuing at noon time with just the clouds. and as the kids come home from school. central western mass, southwest new hampshire. we have rain moving in and reaches boston in time for evening commute. check out pockets of moderate rain. perhaps a couple of downpours. but this is not the worst of t worst of it, while you are sleeping tonight. orange and red passing through. and downpours with strong winds attached. and future cast updating. i like this change. what i have been saying all morning. the worst of it here. 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. you can see we have got pretty wicked storms here. at 5:00 tomorrow morning. what you cannot see is wind that will be attached to those. winds will start to gust 35 up to 50 miles an hour. strongest coast and cape. and those gusty winds will last into tomorrow's forecast. so your seven-day forecast here over the weekend. nals view. we have windy conditions developing late today with wind continuing into tomorrow.
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72 is the high. showers turn very spotty second half of thursday. as we dry out. friday bright and 59. and highs in the 50s for halloween. on saturday, with sunshine. and by sunday slight risk of a shower at 64. and we stay mild into early next work week. back to you. >> anchor: all right shiri. as rain approaches stay with fox 25 news storm tracker weather team for continuing coverage. download the fox 25 news weather app for alerts as we get them. it is east and available for apple and android users. shiri is back with an update in a few minutes. >> anchor: an explosion leaves a man in critical condition. with burns to his face and lungs. still ahead on the fox 25 morning news. popular device millions of americans use that put him in the hospital. >> anchor: a mission to find life outside of our own planet takes a giant leap forward. tests hours away that could
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hidden ocean w >> anchor: this morning a group of republican lawmakers irs. 19 congressmen claim irs commissioner john caskanan lied tee house panel investigating the agency. they claim he also failed to fly with subpoenas from congress and
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destroyed evidence that lawmakers wanted to see. irs officials are accused of unfairly targeting non-profit groups during the last presidential election. happening today. wisconsin congressman paul ryan formally nominated for speaker of the house. and john boehner resigned from the post last month and ryan initially said that he was not interested in this powerful position. from legislators are concerned he is not ready for the job because ryan has not served a day in senior house leadership. will be voted on this week. >> anchor: nasa could have a big discovery by later today. a space probe orbiting saturn will pass close to a small moon believed to have water on it. scientists want to know if it has the ability to host life. it appears to have a ocean with hot water under icy crust. space probe sending data back from saturn since 2004. 7:26. strange fine under the city of boston. just in time for halloween.
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coming up. where crews unearth creepy costumes and why they were likely stashed there three decades ac. >> anchor: and for the morning commute. i have temperatures in the 30s and 40s. we have breaks in the clouds early on today. evening commute. showers are moving in. temperatures in the 50s. and see when to expect downpours and some possible damaging wind gusts. >> reporter: five-year-old boy hit by a car moments after getting off the bus in worcester. live on the busy street where it happened. who's toughest on spending? fox news did the analysis and jeb bush had the best record. billions in pork, vetoed. eight budgets, balanced. and tax cuts every single year. right to rise usa is responsible for the content
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>> anchor: now at 7:30. a 1200-mile storm stretching from minnesota to the atlantic city boardwalk in new jersey is heading right for us. right now, we are bracing for heavy rains, and strong winds, as this storm moves through. and good morning everyone. it is wednesday october 28. thank you for joining us. >> anchor: that will affect the roadways and commute tomorrow. so be prepared for that. this is heavy duty stuff headed our way. storm tracking weather meteorologist shiri spear has an update for us. >> weather: good morning. it will arrive here by day's end. so you can see what a big storm system. that means a lot of rain to get through before we dry out. at least we are starting out with breaks in the clouds this morning. 43 in boston. 38 in waltham and walpole. 38 in milford. some clouds thin enough to get
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some filtered sunshine through them. worcester 39. and freezing in fitchburg. as well as kingsboro. nashua at 30 on the nose. so is keane new hampshire. and we have hanover at 36. plymouth at 36. so frosty start for you guys. and some 40s over the cape and nantucket. now, as we travel through the day. clouds will increase through the morning hours. and so at 12:00 today, noon time, 55 degrees. and with those increasing clouds. 3:00 p.m., 56 degrees. showers will be impacting some areas. by 3:00 p.m. mostly central and western massachusetts. by 7 p.m. arriving in boston. in fact, in time for evening commute. so go over rain totals and who gets heaviest of it coming up. but julie grauert is standing by with traffic. julie what are the drive times looking like now. >> reporter: increase in drive times because of accidents i am monitoring. one cleared. on 95 northbound right at 128. and so we are seeing delays stretch through canton and into norwood.
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expressway from furnace brook up to columbia jammed up. bumper-to-bumper as you make the way past the gas tank. here are live drive times. 23 minutes on pike from weston tolls to ted whale wams tunnel. 31 minutes on expressway from braintree split to pike. up to an hour on 93 south from 495 to leverett connector. gene, back to you. >> anchor: all right. breaking this morning. apartments and businesses destroyed by a quick moving fire overnight as flames rip through this building in lin. we covered this fire since the flames were reported last night. fox 25 news catherine parrotta is live in lin this morning. and where dozens of people are being helped by red cross. good morning catherine? >> reporter: good morning gene. it will be a long road for a lot of those residents. in terms of the building you see here behind me. the situation is that the bottom floor has a couple of businesses on it. including restaurant and salon. top floor has apartments. and i am move out of the way. so you can see how badly damaged the building was by the fire. fire crews are gone. but clean-up work is going on here. you can see crews in the process
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of boarding up the windows there. at least what is left of them. certainly not the wake up residents in this building were expecting today. >> i thought i would lose all of my stuff. that's everything. at least i am here. >> reporter: for bernadette this be building on chestnut street was the place that she started to call home three months ago. where her parents had lived for two decades. home to aunt and niece. all left to pick up the pieces. escaping with their lives as their homes went up in flames. >> saw is wrong, is it coming from? and i looked downstairs and saw the back door lit up. >> reporter: officials say three-alarm fire started at 11:00 last night. around the back. spreading up the walls. guzman noticed something wrong when she noticed people running from first floor restaurant. >> when i went upstairs to double check. i smelled the smoke and ran out. i i have to get my mom. first thing. and my dad. >> reporter: firefighters say
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challenge. most residents were home. many sleeping. >> i came over here. my mom sleeping. she literally came and -- night gown and everything. everyone in bed. >> reporter: as firefighters worked to get the flames under control residents kept warm in a bus. red cross working to help the 24 adults and seven children with nowhere to go. now left to figure out what to do next. >> my mom has been in this building 20 years living here. and to start over for her and my dad would be hard. hardest thing they have done basically. have to take it one day at a time. >> reporter: now bernadette said that apartment for her parents on this end. it has glass in the windows. and electricity still on by the time the family left the area. as for her apartment. bernadette does not know if she can salvage anything from there. whole family will be going to a relative's home today until they figure it out. she was telling us that smoke alarms did work.
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but that resident was saying it did not work like it was anticipated. some people in fact, disregarded smoke alarms at first. she will explain more about that coming up next half hour. for now, live if lin. catherine parrotta fox 25 news. >> anchor: five-year-old boy is hit by a car moments after he stepped off the school bus. this morning investigators want to know why the boy was left to cross a busy road all alone. fox 25 news jessica reyes is live at the scene in worcester where the focus of the investigation has shifted to the bus driver now. jess? >> reporter: sara we know that little boy was dropped off here on hamilton before he was hit. this morning we know fortunately he is expected to be okay. but as you say, big question is now why he was let off that bus alone. and it all happened on monday afternoon when heading home from abbey kelly charter school. he is five years old. we know his parents were not there to pick him up. older sister that usually walks with him stayed after school.
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now police say that he was trying to cross the four lane street alone and he was hit. was thrown 24 feet. >> he came out here. he got hit. bounced off the parked car and landed over there. >> reporter: horrible image this man did not can not get out of his head. five -year-old boy hit by a car in front of his house. >> on the side of the head size of a baseball. i said you will be okay. >> reporter: five-year-old boy got off the school bus 3:40 monday afternoon at the usual stop on hamilton. older sister that usually walks with him stayed after school and his parents were not there to meet him. he tried cross the biz four lane street alone when a car hit him throwing him 20 feet. >> laying on the ground and not crying. and he was not really responding. and in and out. >> reporter: driver stopped and told police the boy ran into the street from between two parked cars. police say he has not been
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as data from the car shows he was going under the speed limit at the time. this morning, the focus is now on the bus driver that let the little boy off alone. he is a student at the abbey kelly charter school and school's bus policy states elementary age children not left at the bus stop alone if no one is there to meet them. fortunately he suffered minor head trauma and broken leg. ron is still shaken up thinking about the scene. thankful it was not worse. >> adrenaline kicks in and you want to get in there and help. >> reporter: we heard back from executive director of the school 6:00 this morning. he said he cannot comment on bus driver employment status since he is not employed by the school but the bus company they contract with. so we have reached out to them and when we hear back we will let you know. jessica reyes fox 25 news. >> anchor: two-year-old boy is in the hospital this morning. learning more about the crash which killed his mother, and
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baby brother. this happened monday morning on route 20 in oxford. christina russsin driving with two young children and car slammed into a cement truck. impact took place on a dangerous curve in the road. we spoke with another driver that car was hit by russsin's car. >> not driving fast. she was not reckless. i want people to know that. >> anchor: officials say that section of route 20 has a history of crashes. and tomorrow mass d.o.t. officials will meet with local leaders to discuss what safety changes could be made there. and this morning state police are searching for a driver involved in a deadly hit and run in saugus. and we were on the scene as this was breaking monday morning on route one. police say 33-year-old lee castro of new york was trying to cross the road there when a car struck and killed him. and the cape cod times reports castro is an artist that work has been shown in provincetown. state police say that they do have a car that may have been
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involved in the crash and have not found the driver. >> anchor: 7:38 this morning. police are searching for two people that tased and tied up work he is at a stoneham coin store. men walked into the colonial trading jewelry store on main street yesterday morning. trying to sell a piece of jewelry and then tacked the two clerks and ran off with unknown amount of gold coins. >> during the transaction apparently a suspect pulled out a taser. and tased one of the employees and sed employee working in there heard the noise and came over to assist and he was tased as well. >> anchor: one of the suspects had a knifement fox 25 news has learned a similar heist happened last march. in that incident robbers made off with $250,000 in gold coins. no arrests have been made in either case. >> anchor: happening today. state investigators will reveal what involvement d.c. f had with family of a toddler found dead on deer island. the office of the child advocate looking into the case of bella bond. governor baker requested this
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investigation. he wants to know if d.c. f or other state agencies had any contact with the toddler's family. and if anything could have been done to prevent the tragedy. bella's mother and mother's boyfriend face charges in connection with the two-year-old's death. >> anchor: happening today. we could learn more about the prison restrictions placed on convicted boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. judge that sentenced him to death this year will unseal three motions regarding his life behind bars. 22-year-old is held at the federal supermax prison in colorado. restrictiones can include no access to mail, visitors or other inmates. >> anchor: happening today. witchs and warlocks are facing off in a salem courthouse this morning. self proclaimed witch claims warlock day has been harassing her on the phone and on social media. and they had been in business together for years. but had a falling out. and christian day has made headlines in the past attacking actor charlie sheen for calling himself a vatican assassin
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warlock. day said he would work to magically bind sheen not to use the word in an offensive way. strange fine means halloween arrived early at government center. nbta workers making repairs to blue line platforms recently unearthed cloth masks and capes. capes are red and blue. with white stars on them. and they were found rolled up in a ball. inside a small shallow section of concrete that was poured more than 60 years ago. >> anchor: now 7:41. cleaning out the bank account with the help of your phone. at 8:00. new scam and why you may not know something is wrong until it is too late. >> anchor: plus, fighting the flu. just got harder this season. the short supply that is sending some parents and kids into a panic. even though shots are readily available. >> reporter: weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 51 minute commute on 93 southbound from 495 and andover to zakim bridge. shiri? >> weather: we have very little rain in the picture until
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>> anchor: this morning a manufacturing slow down is causing concern for massachusetts parents. fox 25 news daniel miller is live in the newsroom with a look at why some parents are risking the flu rather than getting a shot. >> reporter: concern is parents in massachusetts, will have to give their kids flu shots because there is a shortage of flu mist. flu mist is a nasal spray used to deliver the vaccine to kids and adults that do not like needles. manufacturer planned to make about 15 million doses this year but so far just 5 million have been delivered. and now the rest will not available until late december. parents we talked to are worried they will have to force their kids to get the dreaded shots. >> kids go into panic mode and i will have to bribe them and
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divert their eyes if they have to have a shot. >> reporter: doctors do not recommend waiting until more flu mist arrives. they say get vaccinated as soon as you can. and now locally the flu season starts in late november. and vaccine needs, at least, a couple of weeks to be effective. in the newsroom. daniel miller fox 25 news. >> anchor: this morning scientists are trying to harness a virus that they believe could possibly help fight cancer. and globe reporting this morning that food and drug administration has approved a modified here pees virus to treat melanoma. part of it developed in a massachusetts lab a tacks cancer and gets immune system to spring into action against tumors. and heroin addicts changes a powerful high going to fentknowledge. centers for disease control saw a dangerous increase in number of fet knowledge drug seizures. according to the herald addicts are seeking out areas where they know overdoses have happened.
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there could be stronger. and massachusetts has seen the most fet knowledge seizures in the state. second only to ohio. >> anchor: 7:46. 21-year-old in florida in critical condition after a e-cigarette blue up in his face. new york daily news reports doctors told the family when the device exploded the mouth piece shot down the throat and possibly exploded a second time in the lungs. and his sister found him covered in soot. his mother hopes people will now see the dangers that e-cigarettes pose. >> she went toward the explosion to find him completely covered in black. what appeared to be soot. throwing up. foaming from the mouth. i hope that people see this. and think twice before they spend hard-earned money on something that could really change their life forever. >> anchor: early this month california woman awarded $2 million after she was badly burned by a exploding
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>> reporter: good morning. 7:47. we have a new accident to report. this is in o'neill tunnel northbound, it is right before route one. we look closer at the slow spots north. 128 southbound as you head toward the cloverleaf. route one in saugus. very slow. as you can see bumper-to-bumper. as you approach linfeld parkway. live drive times. 38 minutes on route one from 128 to tobin bridge. and 53 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. nearly an hour on 128 south from route one in peabody to weston tolls. fox 25 news storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri the forecast. hi shiri. >> weather: good morning. forecast today will involve incoming rain, wind and even some coastal flooding concerns. coastal flooding is least of my worries here. right around noon time today. the high tide. so give it a couple of hours. 10:00 to 2:00. eastern massachusetts at-risk for splash over. couple of possibilities of minor coastal flooding.
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for south coast seven to midnight. and that's a minor event. compared to the wind advisory and heavy rains that we get. this wind advisory for all of eastern massachusetts because of sustained winds 30 miles an hour. gusts up to 55. and that could result in down tree limbs and power outages as well. so worst of that, and worst of this rain, is actually timeed for overnight tonight. and early tomorrow morning. this time tomorrow. things are going to look incredibly different outside. now in boston 49 degrees. we have a couple of breaks in the clouds through about 9:00 this morning. and we are still up to 49. 54 at 11:00. 55 at 1:00. and then the rain moves in just after that. so initially it will be light. very patchy at 3:00. and time for evening commute. you will find that it becomes steadier and becomes heavier. so future cast here. this is noon time today. where we are dealing simply with the clouds. and take you now to 3:00 p.m. mostly central. western massachusetts. where we are getting covered in
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rain showers. up ahead of t i cannot rule out an isolated shower in eastern massachusetts. as kids come home from school. and then of course for evening commute. at 6:00 p.m. we have got showers. this is not heavy stuff that we are talking about though. although there could be a couple of heavy pockets of rain. real heavy rain moves it while you are sleeping tonight and for the morning commute tomorrow. you see the oranges. those reds. those are not just heavy showers but actually thunderstorms. that will be coming through. potentially some severe thunderstorms for tomorrow's morning commute. which is why i am telling you. plan on now. slow going drive to work. those showers are then pulling away from the cape at 10:00 tomorrow morning. and then we start to see improvements. temperatures today crack the mid to upper 50s in boston and framek ham. 55. and 57 in norwood. 60 in new bedford. temperatures middle 50s fitchburg and lawrence. and 52 in manchester. look at the 70s on the map tomorrow morning with a tropical moisture comes a bit of tropical heat. and after that initial wave of
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heavy rain for the morning commute. lots of tomorrow shapes up drive, even breaks in the clouds here for lunch time. and middle of the day. we get a few spot showers here during the afternoon and early evening. by 8:00 back to dry weather. good news for pats game here at gillette. temperatures 59 degrees. likely dry. and just still gusty. so a lot of wind here in the seven-day forecast, with the weekend always in view. and friday as well. it will end up being breezy 59 degrees. saturday here 55. and saturday is halloween. and for the trick-or-treaters i have decent conditions in the 40s. and on sunday. 64 degrees is your high. but we will have to up the risk. this is a slight risk but up the risk for showers. back to you. >> anchor: 7:51 this morning. life altering decision made by five-year-old girl. coming up y parents say they are ready to let her go to heaven instead of the hospital. >> and it was his first start in the world series. but today he will forget for another reason.
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next, big secret the family of a royals pitcher kept from him as andrew: the one thing about soccer that i like the most is when i put my uniform on, the age just leaves me. the ages leave all of us. we simply become kids again. i think all of us play for that very reason. the child we once were. the years just glide away, and i'm back to where i was. you are that little andy guy who used to be down in me, and i get to be that person all over again. my name is andrew,
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>> anchor: back at 7:54. keep the coffee flowing.
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plenty of people will need it. game one of the world series ended well after 1:00 in the morning. you saw it right here on fox25. royals and mets. kansas city alex gordon clutch, dramatic game tying home run bottom of the 9th. and game tied at four. and goes to extra innings. 14th inning. this is how it ended. bases loaded bottom of the 14th. flying out to right to allow escabar to score from third. and royals win it 5-4. game two tonight. starting at 7:30. fox sports said electronics failure caused the game to be interrupted. causing generators used by the network to lose power. rare move baseball delayed the game seven minutes because of thisment fox sports switched over to international broadcast until the generators were fixd. >> an emotional night for starting pitcher of the kansas city royals. news broke before the game that
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died at his home in dominican. news sources reported it before the game and no one told edinson volquez the news. according to royals his wife told the team that she did not want her husband to know until after he pitched. he went six innings with three earned runs before leaving the game. and learning the news in the locker room. he then left the game to be with his family. >> anchor: celtics open the new season at the garden. c's and 76ers. green played made play off last year and lost to labron and cavilers. >> anchor: teenager from massachusetts welcomes u.s. women's soccer team to the white house. invited to deliver the opening address by the president himself. and she had written to him during the world cup because her brother told her that boys are better at soccer than girls. and she begged president obama to do something about it. and he sure did. and by inviting her to speak after the women won. she sure showed her brother.
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trumped the little brother big time. >> anchor: so right now, we are waiting to see if a south carolina deputy will lose his job for the way he took a teenage girl into custody. and that is not the deputy's only concern. next at 8:00. why fbi is investigating this video of the arrest. >> and weather wise. >> weather: early morning drive for you here that will be on the good side. at noon. travel plans as well. weather is not an issue. but it starts to be for 5:00 today. travel conditions fair. worst of it tomorrow morning. i will take you through it eat well, live well, and take of what makes you, you. skin with aveeno
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>> anchor: now at 8:00. rain moving in. the latest time line on when to expect downpours. >> anchor: breaking this morning. a late night fire sends dozens out into the cold. why neighbors tell us the fire alarm did not cause them on run when they heard it. >> reporter: bb gun shooting spree and trigger man is still on the loose. the message one of the victims has for the person that is causing so much damage in one massachusetts town. >> anchor: plus, baystate students are tops in the country. but one subject is causing problems for everyone. the subject that needs some serious studying for the first time in years. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> anchor: good morning everyone. now 8:00 on this wednesday morning. i hope your day is off to a good start.
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i am gene lavanchy. >> and i am sara underwood. it is wednesday october 28. as we have told you all morning long. heavy rain is on the way. and fox 25 news storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joins us this morning, with more on the storm. storm right now. you can see it in focus of the all the way back across the great lakes. this whole swath of rain is going to be moving through late today. through early tomorrow morning. right now we are starting out with a bit of filtered sunshine. i think these icons are over done here. but chilly this morning. not as cool as yesterday. chilly with freezing temperatures at 32 in norwood and bedford. and fitchburg and nashua. worcester 39. and boston 51. you are basically the exception to the rule. a bit warmer for you guys this morning. but by 10:00 this morning. expect temperatures to roll into the upper 40s. even a couple of pops of lower 50s. still dry. dry here at noon as well. the clouds will take over.
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and we have rain sitting up camp in time for evening commute. but worst of it really comes in to town much later than that. 54 to 60 degrees with steadily rising temperatures today. cool and mostly cloudy this morning. heavy rain and wind late today. i will break down the weather threats when we come back in a few. right now over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie how does it look? >> reporter: we have an accident in o'neill tunnel northbound. multi-vehicle accident near congress. so that is lowing things down northbound on the expressway. and north of town, things typical slowing on 93 south starting in stoneham tingthrough medford. similar on route one through saugus. and live look at the zakim bridge and leverett connector backed up. and here are live drive times. 29 minutes on pike from weston tolls to ted williams tunnel fry. minutes on expressway from braintree split to exit for the pike. 54 minutes on 93 south, from 495 to the leverett connector. gene, back to you. >> anchor: all right. we continue to follow breaking news in lin. where this late night fire has
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dozens of people out in the cold this morning. fox 25 news catherine parrotta is live at the scene on chestnut talking with some of those displaced people. good morning catherine? >> reporter: good morning gene. a lot of the residents were seek inshelter in an nbta bus early morning hours today. they have since moved on to find shelter elsewhere. but i want to give you a look text. where the fire broke out, and you can see right now fire crews are no longer here. what is going on, is cruiser here -- crews are boarding up windows and doing clean-up work around the building. as the investigation continues into exactly how this fire started. here is what we know about this. fire crews on scene for quite a few hours this morning and overnight. fire broke out 11:00 last night. and this was a three-alarm fire here at 152156 chestnut. and fire chief said it seems to have started in the back of the building and quickly spread up the walls. the chief said that the time of the fire was also a challenge because most people were home and sleeping. firefighters needed to work
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they did help a few people out using ladders. this morning e building has businesses on the ground floor and a restaurant and salon and apartments on the top floors. the red cross is helping 24 adults and seven children forced out of their homes by the fire. now chief did say fire alarms in this building worked but we spoke with a displaced resident has said it did not get people moving as quickly as they should have. this is what she said about that. >> then you looked in my niece's room and saw smoke. where is it coming from? i looked downstairs and saw the back door and it was lit up. fire department came quick. they came out fast. it was just the building went took up from there. >> reporter: now that resident actually lived on the side of the building where you see a lot of work taking place. sort of the front end of the building. her parents live in an apartment at the back of the building. where you can see the glass still in place in those windows. so she is hopeful maybe they can salvage something. she has an aunt and niece that lived in this building as well.
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she described exactly what her experience was like as the fire broke out. what happened for her family. and you will hear about that coming up next half hour. for now, live in lin. catherine parrotta fox 25 news. >> and now to fitchburg where police are looking for the person that shot out windows across a number of streets. with a bb gun. this morning police say they think it was a random crime. fox 25 news michael henrich is live in fitchburg following the investigation. michael? >> reporter: sara, the investigation continues this morning. because whoever fired those bb gunshots is still on the loose. and neighbors telling fox 25 news they saw black sports car with a spoil, driving away from the scene after some of those shots were fired. and several shots were fired. look at some of the video here. showing several of the windows that were shot out. police say 16 cars in all had windows shot out.
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he was out to dinner with his family and noticed the back car window was shot out and had glass all over the inside. and another person saying that she was on vacation. and got a call from pet sitter letting her know her bedroom window was shot out. thankfully she was not home. >> fortunately nobody was in the car. all that was damaged is a window. crazy thing to do. nice if you stopped doing it. i mean, last thing want to do is get somebody hurt. and then you wind up with a bigger problem. if they do catch up with you. >> reporter: we believe there are other victims out there and encourage anyone affected by this bb gun shooting spree to come forward. any bit of information helps the investigation. live in fitchburg. michael henrich fox 25 news. >> anchor: new this morning. boston police are asking for help finding a man wanted in connection with a murder in brighton.
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gamada musa is a suspect in last week's shooting death of desmond josephment killed thursday night on tellford. and fox 25 news on scene as this was breaking that morning. and police warn that gamada musa is armed and dangerous. >> anchor: massachusetts man is held on bail accused of chokeing a five-year-old girl in exeter new hampshire. and 19-year-old soloman martinez of middleboro turned himself in to police last week. police say the little girl is a relative of his. police say he was visiting family in exeter when this incident happened. martinez faces multiple charges and up to seven years in prison. >> anchor: 8:07. police in new hampshire are on alert for a man threatening people with a gun in laconia. it put schools in part of downtown on lockdown. officers received a report that the gunman was in an apartment on jewitt street. police shot teargas into the home. found a gun and ammo inside but the suspect was nowhere to be found.
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>> anchor: students in saugus are back in class this morning after a scare at the high school there. as we alerted on our news app. saugus high put in to lockdown yesterday morning. a student reportedly had a knife at a school bus stop. and police later determined the student had martial-arts training equipment. and did not pose a threat to the school. the lockdown was lifted around 8:30 and classes resumed. >> and this morning a local high school student could face criminal charges for dumping hot soup over a girl's head. according to the lowell sun incident occurred when the two students fought in a hallway at greater lowell technical high school. the girl suffered second-degree burns on her scalp and ear. and the 15-year-old boy was suspended and will likely be charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. >> anchor: police issue a warning about a scam targeting immigrants. arlington police say a man received a call from someone that claimed they were from fbi demanding thousands of dollars
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>> federal government does not threaten give us money or you will be deported. >> no they do not do that. >> anchor: if you are contacted by one of the scammers you should hang up and immediately call police. >> anchor: the search continues this morning for a missing grandmother from lowell. elga disappeared sunday. her family said that she likes to walk back and forth behind their home on tulip lane and went outside to do just that. and she has not been seen since. 67-year-old has intellectual disabilities as her family grows increasingly worried they are making an emotional plea for her return. >> if you see her or have her, let her go. come home to us. call lowell police. anything. please. >> anchor: police have also searched all nearby businesses, wooded areas and even vacant homes in the area. and this is another picture of her right here. if you do see her please call police. we have this up on our website, myfoxboston.com.
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>> anchor: general motors announces a recall cling 1.4 million cars that could catch fire. leaking oil causing 1200 engine fires. most of them happen when cars are off. at least 19 customers have been hurt. and recall affects several models from 1997 to 2004. and several of the cars recalled decade ago but the fix is not working. gm is urging owners to park their cars outside until they can get the free repair. >> reporter: five-year-old boy recovers after hit by a car after getting off the school bus in the afternoon. we are live on the busy street where it happened. why the investigation is now focusing on the bus driver. >> anchor: student is thrown from her desk by a police officer. what investigators are looking closely at before filing charges. >> reporter: traffic and weather every 10 minutes. 54 minutes on 93 south. from 495 in andover to zakim bridge. >> weather: anyone hitting the road, there is quiet weather
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first this morning. 35 degrees. 9:00 40. and 47 by 10:00 a.m. this morning.
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>> anchor: school police officer slamming a female student on the ground in this video suspended. new video of that arrest surfaced this morning. daniel miller tracking developments in this case. and daniel fbi and justice department involved? >> reporter: yes. sheriff in south carolina said the investigation into deputy ben field's actions will be wrapped up today as new video from the confrontation is public. since the first video went viral monday. other recordings from inside of the classroom have come forward showing the altercation. as you see here. deputy fields was called into the classroom because the student was asked to leave. she refused. and students in the classroom say the girl tried to punch the officer before the violent take down. but still feel his actions were over the top this morning. the sheriff in that county said that he knows it looks bad. >> makes you sick to your stomach when you see that initial video.
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but again that's anat snapshot. as a professional i have to look beyond that first video and the total picture. >> reporter: among the things he will take into account is the difference in height and weight between the girl and the deputy. as well as training the deputy received. sheriff is also questioning if it was necessary to call the resource officer into the classroom at all. ahead at 9:00. we will hear from a student inside of the classroom and witnessed the entire confrontation close up. we will bring that to you coming up in the next hour. newsroom this morning, daniel miller fox 25 news. >> anchor: fight breaks out at a california high school and student ends up throwing the principal to the floor. principal stepped in to break up a despite student took him down. he gets up and able to restrain the teenager. three students were arrested. and meanwhile another south carolina police officer won't face charges after he killed a teen during a drug bust. police released video of the deadly confrontation.
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lieutenant tiller makes the arrest and zachary hammond tried to drive off. officer said he felt he would be run over so he opened fire killing hammond. the teen's family filed a lawsuit against the officer and the police department. >> anchor: hundreds gather to help at-risk women at this year's funny women serious business luncheon in boston. i was honored to be there as well. to support rosie's place. organization provides job training, shelter and other support to 12,000 local women each year. and featured guests included the author of the book that inspired the tv show "orange is the new black." it was such a great event. julie, daniel were there. 1700 people supporting the women that go to rosie's place. it was beautiful. >> anchor: remarkable organization doing tremendous work. >> anchor: tremendous work helping so many women. >> anchor: you are helping out as well. >> anchor: thank you. >> anchor: check in with julie. >> reporter: i am baez bias but sara was favorite presenter. go out to the roads.
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car fire and pretty vivid pictures right now. this is a tweet from mass state police. 495 northbound. right before route nine in westborough. zoom in to some of these pictures that they just tweeted out. that car is on fire. and they have been working to put it out. but go over to the map where you can see delays stretching back from westborough into the milford area. while they work to get everything cleaned up. and otherwise, as we move closer to the city. still waiting for this accident to be cleared. in o'neill tunnel northbound. and that's leading to a steady expressway. and here is a live look at the pike eastbound. slow going making the way to drive times. 33 minutes on the pike from weston tolls to ted williams tunnel. 53 minutes on the expressway from braintree split to pike. seeing. 49 minutes on 128 south from route one in peabody to weston tolls. us now. and i was going to say i like this tweet you sent out.
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but it won't be anything that people like tomorrow. because we will have a slower we are the wind commute tomorrow on the way to work. >> weather: we will add drive times on top of that. so probably going lower and, you know, travel conditions tomorrow, it is the worst that you will see from the storm. dry morning conditions. now we have increasing clouds as we go. clouds thickening up efficiently and quickly through the morning. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. coastal flood advisory affects splash over, perhaps a bit of minor coastal flooding in eastern massachusetts. that not going to be nearly as high impact as the heavy rain and wind that we cope with tonight and tomorrow morning a attached to this storm system on the move toward us. this has deep tropical moisture attached to hurricane patricia. remnants of patricia. that will come through. and it will pack quite a punch locally. thunderstorm risk also in place. especially late tonight. tomorrow, in the morning when at the worst and inland where we have some of the deeper shading.
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severe weather with this one. but there is certainly the potential. 51 degrees in boston. mild start there. especially compared to suburbs in the third 30s. start cloudy and stick with clouds. clouds take over noon. 55. and we hold steady in the middle 50s through the afternoon, and upping the risk for rain. as we go. that risk of rain is going to start kind of limited. 39 degrees right now in worcester. 10 a.m. 44 degrees. 50 degrees. and we are actually going to get some showers in here first. because showers are moving from west to east. high temperatures do end up peaking in the mid to upper 60s. temperatures will steadily continue to warm even this evening. and overnight tonight. down. so it will be mild overnight. and as it turns wet and windy. noon time today looking mostly dry. other than isolated shower up ahead of the main body of rain. we will stay dry until 2:00 or 3:00 this afternoon where we see
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showers move in. and then they roll into boston in time for the evening commute. so scattered showers here. not necessarily raining everywhere. because that is not the worst of it. worst of it tonight. you can see yellow and orange and red denoting heavy rain and thunderstorm potential straight into the morning commute tomorrow. this is 5:00. and i anticipate some of the worst of the weather for the morning commute. between five and 8:00 a.m. between say and 10 it pulls away from the cape. and we start to tap into a couple of breaks in the clouds then. for the middle of the day here tomorrow. winds are, of course, that big concern i was mentioning with wind advisory. and we will see winds getting anywhere from 35 up to 55 miles an hour. stronger for the coast. and especially for the cape. tonight and tomorrow morning. that will be capable of causing some scattered power outages and downing tree limbs as well. tomorrow's highs in the 70s. too bad it is not 70s with weather we can enjoy in the morning. middle of the day shaping up dry.
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you get a couple of breaks in the clouds. we have a last batch of spotty showers from the afternoon into the early evening. and then we dry out here for the evening itself. so pats game is looking nice and dry. seven-day forecast. with the weekend. always in view. right now 72 on thursday. and breezy. as i mentioned. breezy friday at 59. and 55 on saturday. trick-or-treaters. although we peak in the 50s. we have temperatures in the 40s. for trick-or-treating itself. in the evening hours. sunday is 64. with slight chance of's shower. back to you guys. >>as this rain and nasty weather approaches stay with fox 25 news storm tracker weather team for continuing coverage. download the weather app for alerts as we get them, it is free and available for apple and android. shiri is back with updates on this for us in a few minutes. >> anchor: child making a decision even grown ups would find impossible. still ahead this morning. the debate a mom and dad are spark i did for letting her decide if she will live or die.
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>> anchor: plus a can despite president is in trouble his hometown newspaper. why they say he is missing too
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do his jeb bush was a very strong governor, probably the strongest governor in the history of the state of florida. he was a young guy and i think there were some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him. that didn't happen. one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with school choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change.
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a lot of changes. he got the nickname veto corleone. if he saw something in the budget that he thought violated his conservative principles, you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. because there will be change. nright to rise usa is responsible
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>> anchor: back at 8:24. republican presidential candidates getting ready for third debate tonight. kyla campbell is live if washington to explain why we are seeing a different donald trump heading into this showdown. good morning kyla. >> reporter: good morning gene. at a rally yesterday trump begging for support. >> do me a favor let me win iowa. >> reporter: he said it is terrible being in 2nd place. after anat poll showed carson edged out trump among primary voters. combined the two take home votes. breakout moment. at tonight's debate. carly fiorina fell in the polls since performance second debate. and ohio governor kasich trying rallies. yes said the other republican candidates want crazy things. i will break down the details
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live in washington, kyla campbell, fox 25 news. >> anchor: republican candidate for president under fire from his hometown newspaper. miami sun sentinel calls on marco rubio to resign from the senate. paper said that rubio has missed more votes than any senator this year and collecting $174,000 in salary. editorial board writes do your job senator rubio or resign it. board endorsed rubio when he ran for senate in 2010. >> anchor: also happening today. former secretary of state hillary clinton will be in manchester new hampshire. the democratic presidential candidate will speak at the latest politics and egg series. politics and eggs is a tradition in granite state where presidential candidates and politicians are asked to sign a wood disagreeing 8:26. for years it was not a problem. up next at 8:30. one subject where test scores have taken a dip. and why baystate is boasting this morning when it comes to education. >> and happy wednesday.
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>> weather: 30s and 40s out the door. couple of thin spots. a couple. in the clouds. fits. and rain. worst. up next. >> reporter: plus, there is a lot we can learn from the world cup winning women's soccer team. >> playing like a girl means you are a badass. >> anchor: why a local teen was such a big part of the
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>> anchor: now at 8:30. rem nantz of hurricane pat pay heading our way. heavy rain. we have a lot of wind. it will be nasty. so keep that in mind as we head to later today and overnight. on wednesday morning october 28. glad you are hanging out with us. >> anchor: so nice for you to join us. roads will be messy on the way home. >> weather: we have long drive times. a breeze compared to tomorrow. >> anchor: check in with storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear watching this since monday. >> weather: this is remnants of patricia.
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all of this moisture will be moving into place here. during the day today. mostly though, during the late afternoon, the overnight hours. into tomorrow morning. which sets us up for a dry forecast this morning. we have 51 in boston. and 42 in randolph and waltham. 35 in framingham. 36 in lowell. and 35 in lawrence. 32 in taunton. so pretty chilly out there where we have 30s. worcester at 39. and 34 north . before up to fitchburg. and 32 in nashua. barely seeing any kind of blips of green. far west right now. that will have to get over the berkshires. long way to go before it moves in. 43 in hanover, 47 in plymouth and sandwich. and 50 in harwich. clouds are not thickening up there yet. and 46 degrees. mostly cloud easy. and at noon time today. 55 degrees. with increasing clouds. and by 3 p.m. we have 56 degrees. i have got showers out across western zones. like western massachusetts,
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possibly into the worcester area. but by 7:00 this evening, it is just downhill from there. we have the rain t gets heavier from that point forward. i will show you how long the worst of the weather will last us. and rain totals. coming up in a couple of minutes. back over to jewel with live drive time traffic. julie? >> reporter: update to that accident i told you about on 495. trooper dustin fitch tweeted out. saying fire is out. good so i however, you can expect those delays to continue during clean up. and when i showed you the map you can see this is where the accident happened on 495 in westborough. and those delays continuing through milford. past 109. almost to 126. in bellingham. and we shift in closer to town. things sluggish on 93 south starting in woburn and continuing through medford. and live look at route one in saugus where within the last five to six minutes it has opened up a bit. and here are your live drive times. route one. down to 35 minutes from 128 to tobin bridge.
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51 minutes on 93 south from 495 to leverett connector. 49 minutes on 128 south from route one in peabody to weston tolls. sara back to you. >> anchor: all right julie. we continue on follow breaking news out of land. where -- lin where volunteers are helping dozens of people forced out by a fire. and this morning, it is still smoldering. catherine parrotta is live at the scene on chestnut. catherine people were running from the building in pajamas? >> reporter: yes. this happened late at night. a lot of people asleep. firefighters say that was definitely the priority. making sure that everyone got out of the building. at this time. you can see the fire crews have cleared. they have been off the scene for quite some time. now what is going on now is clean-up work. you can seat man up there on the ladder. as he boards up some of the windows. that part of the building, not too terribly damaged. at least from front. you can see glass in the windows. rest of the building. glass is removed. and inside it looks like it is charred and guted in many spots.
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certainly not the wake up residents were expecting. >> i thought i would lose all of my stuff. everything i have. but at least i am here. >> reporter: for bernadette this building at 152156 chestnut is where she tarted to call home three months ago. where her parents have lived for two decades. home to a aunt and niece. all left to pick up the pieces. escaping with their lives as homes went up in flames. >> i saw smoke. where is it coming from? i looked downstairs and i saw the back door and it was lit up. >> reporter: officials say it started at 11:00 last night. around the back of the building spreading up the walls. guzman noticed something wrong when she saw people running from the first floor restaurant. >> i went upstairs to double check. as soon as i smelled the smoke. i literally ran out. i literally thought i have to get my mom of the first thing. and my dad. >> reporter: firefighters say the time of the fire was a challenge. most residents were home. many sleeping. >> i came over here.
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my mom sleeping. she literally came and -- night gown and everything. and everyone in bed. >> reporter: as firefighters worked to get the flames under control residents kept warm in a bus. red cross here to seven everyone with nowhere to go. now left to figure out what to do next. >> my mom has been in this building 20 years living here. to start over for her and my dad is hardest thing they will ever do. basically. we have to take it one day at a time. >> reporter: now in terms of the investigation. firefighters said that they were still working to try to figure out exactly where the fire started. if it was even inside of the building or outside. where it originated. so i have a call in to district fire chief right now to see if we can get an update about that. meantime resident you heard from said smoke alarms went off in the building. which is a good thing. however she said if you can get people moving not that quickly. and she planes that next half hour.
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for now live in lin. catherine parrotta fox 25 news. >> anchor: 8:35 this morning. five-year-old boy hit by a car moments after stepping off the school bus. he tried to cross four lanes of traffic. all by himself. fox 25 news jessica reyes is live if worcester with dials how that boy is doing this morning. and more information on where that case goes from here. good morning jess. >> reporter: good morning gene. this morning we understand that he is still in the hospital. but he is stable. we know this is a street where it happened. hamilton street here in worcester. we are told that little boy trying to cross the busy road alone. when he got off the bus yesterday afternoon. when he was hit. and thrown 20 feet. thankfully we know that he is expected to be okay. but big question now is why he was let off the school bus alone. >> he came out over here. he was hit. bounced off the parked car and landed over there. >> reporter: it is a horrible image ron cannot get out of his head. five-year-old little boy hit by a car right in front of the
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>> on the side of the head there was a lump size of a baseball. >> reporter: five-year-old just got off the school bus 3:40 p.m. on usual stop on hamilton. older sister stayed after school and parents were not there to meet him. and he tried on crossing the busy four lane street alone when a car hit him throwing him more than 20 feet. >> laying on the ground not crying. and he was not really responding. and he was in and out. >> reporter: driver stopped and told police the boy ran into the street from in between two parked cars. police say he was not charged as data from the car shows he was going under the speed limit at the time. this morning the focus is now on bus driver that let the boy off alone. he is a student at the abbey kelly charter school. and school bus policy states that elementary age children will not be left at the bus stop alone if no one is there to meet him.
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fortunately only has minor head trauma and broken leg. ron is still shaken up thinking about the scene and thankful it was not worse. >> adrenaline kicks in and you want to get in there and help. >> reporter: so of course, right now, big question is what is next for that bus driver? we spoke to executive director of the school. around 6:00 this morning. he said he could not comment on the bus driver's employment status because he is not a employee of the school but bus company the school contracts with. we have a call in to them hoping to hear back soon. as soon as we do we will keep you posted. live in worcester. jessica reyes fox 25 news. >> anchor: happening today. state investigators will reveal what involvement d.c. f had with the family of a toddler found dead on deer island. office of the child advocate looking into the case of bella bond. and governor baker requested the investigation. and he wants to know if d.c. f or other state agencies had any contact with the toddler's family and if anything could have been done to prevent the
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tragedy. and bella's mother and mother's boyfriend face charges in two-year-old's death. >> anchor: happening today. we could learn more about the prison restrictions placed on convicted boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. judges that sentenced him to death will unseal three motions regarding his life behind bars. 22-year-old held at the supermax prison in colorado. prison restrictiones can include no access to mail. visitors. or other inmates. >> anchor: there is great news for the baystate's education system. >> anchor: indeed. massachusetts ranked first in the country in student performance on the national assessment of educational progress. and it is a test given every two years in 50 states. and state led this year's rankings in 4th grade reading and math and eighth grade math. new hampshire beat out massachusetts in the eighth grade reading but one big concern. nationwide math scores for eighth graders fell three points and 4th grade scores fell two points. first decline in math in 25
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years. test scores are up but enroll system down at public colleges across massachusetts. states saw 1.8 percent drop in enrollment this year. drop fueled by big reduction in students attending community colleges. >> anchor: new this morning. daily fantasy sports sites are taking a new step to avoid government oversight. companies like boston based draft kings and rival fan duel are joining forces to create the fantasy sports trade association. the association is designed to be an independent board that can regulate the industry. 13 states including massachusetts are considering new rules which would treat the sites like gambling operations. and the fbi is also investigating how the fantasy games are run. teenager from massachusetts welcomes the u.s. womens soccer team to the white house. she was invited to deliver the opening address by the president himself. she had written to him during the world cup because her
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brother told her that boys are better at soccer than girls. and she begged president obama to do something about it. and he did. by inviting her to speak after the women won. >> it makes me fad mad that people do not treat girls equally. plus lots of girls are better at sports than boys. >> this team taught children that playing like a girl means you are a badass. >> anchor: former u.s. captain anne abbey announced retirement after that white house event. she showed her brother. who is better. >> and the women soccer team showed the world who is better. well deserved for them. 8:41. summer is over but new shark stranded on the beach. at 9:00. unusual state the animal was found. be fine. >> and first. first come first search. to shortage this morning has people susceptible to the flu concerned. >> reporter: check inweather
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and traffic every 10 minutes. 33 minute drive time cloverleaf to leverett connector on 93 south. shiri? >> weather: not much in the way of rain before 3:00 this afternoon. and initially it will start patchy and light. but then heavy stuff tonight results in 1-to-2 inches of rain. locally higher totals.
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incoming showers hour-by-h jeb bush was a very strong governor, probably the strongest governor in the history of the state of florida. he was a young guy and i think there were some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him.
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that didn't happen. one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with school choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made he got the nickname veto corleone. if he saw something that he thought violated you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message to washington, d.c., is 'get ready...' nright to rise usa is responsible
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>> anchor: health alert it morning. people that usually get their flu immunization through a nasal spray may have to opt for the shot. daniel miller here with details. and daniel, that spray is in short supply? >> reporter: that's right sara. and the concern is parents in massachusetts will have to give their kids the flu shots because the shortage of flu mist. flu mist is a nasal spray used to deliver -- manufacturer planned to make 15 million dose this is year and so far 5 million were delivered. and now the rest will not available until late december.
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worried that they will have to force kids to get dreaded shots. >> kids go into panic mode and i will have to bribe them. and typically try to avert the eyes if they have the shots. >> reporter: doctors do not waiting for more flu mist. they say get vaccinated as soon as you can. locally the flu season starts in late november. and vaccine needs, at least, couple of weeks to be affective. in the newsroom. daniel miller, fox 25 news. >> anchor: state leaders on beacon hill debate whether to allow terminally ill patients to ends their lives with help of doctors. among those that testified is husband of brittany mainard. brain cancer patient from oregon that made international headlines by taking her own life as her tumor advanced. >> tumor was killing my wife. brittany simply took the control back from the tumor, so that she could have a gentle dying process.
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>> anchor: they fear physician assisted suicide could be abused by doctors and some patients coerceed into ending lives. five-year-old girl in oregon at the center of an emotional debate. julianna snow has a incurable disease that left her so weak any virus could kill her. she told her parents she wants to go to heaven instead of the hospital. and they plan to honor the q case sparked a debate among doctors about how young is too young to exercise the right to die. no word if the state will intervene. >> anchor: number one worry when it comes to health care is the cost of prescription drugs. 77 percent say their main concern is keeping that medicine affordable. and 63 want the government to step in to lower the costs. cling more than half of republicans surveyed. and these concerns come as brand name drug prices jumped 128 percent within the last few years. >> reporter: head back out to westborough. even though they are cleaning up
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the car fire. we are seeing delays stretching into milford. almost to bellingham and past 109 to 126. we values a new accident, on the pike eastbound, at maplewood. right westborough area. so those delays are starting to stretch into millionboro. so this part in general at the pike 495 is a headache right now. and shift closer to the city. 93 south is slow. but we have a new accident in ted williams tunnel. westbound near terminal access road. live look at storrow drive. bumper-to-bumper coming into the city. live drive times. 24 minutes on route 1128 to tobin. and 45 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. and 47 minutes on 128 south from route one in peabody to weston tolls. fox 25 news storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joins us now. and we are anticipating a busy afternoon, evening and tomorrow morning. >> weather: yeah, especially overnight and tomorrow morning. when these threats will be peak i did. heavy rain, strong winds.
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my main concerns. we have got coastal flooding that we will have to deal with. for a couple of high tides. first one is impacting us here around the noon high tide. so 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. coastal flood advisory for east face engbeaches. later for south coast. that will be 7:00 to midnight. i see splash over, perhaps a bit of minor coastal flooding. but that's paleing in comparison to wind threats. sustained winds up to 30. and gusts 35 to 55. outage possibly. and winds will be strongest from 7:00 p.m. tonight through 10:00 tomorrow morning. and now this is the rain that will be coming in. already some downpours moving into areas like new york and pennsylvania. toward us. rain is not reaching the ground yet. in western massachusetts. or southern vermont where it is cold enough it would be a bit of snow. but currently 51 in boston. we have early morning clouds. and going with dry weather
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straight through the morning hours. with even, perhaps, a couple of thin spots left in the clouds. over. by noon time 55 degrees. and cloudy and 2:00. slight risk of a shower. seeing it more where it is toward 6:00 today. we will see the rain move in and eventually will turn heavy. noon time today. snapshot for you. where we look at generally dry conditions. i will not give you a 0 percent chance of rain. because there is an opportunity for a rogue shower up ahead of the main rain. but the main rain arrives around 3:00 p.m. in central and western massachusetts. shortly thereafter moving into boston. so for the evening commute. we will have some rainy spots. several rainy spots and potential of some moderate to, perhaps, heavy rain involved in this. overnight tonight. though. you see the showers kind of heating up. we have got yellow and orange and reds on the map. that is going to indicate not just downpours but even possibly some thunderstorms here. and this is when we will have to pay close attention to some
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so early tomorrow morning. so october and we are talking about the morning threat of severe weather. which is unusual but something you have to stay alert to tomorrow. this is 10:00 tomorrow morning. worst of it is out. we will get a couple midday breaks in the clouds. highs today mid to upper 50s. warming as we go through the afternoon. the evening temperatures steady. tomorrow, yes, we are forecasting 70s. but it is 70s with thunderstorms. downpours. winds in the morning. and it will dry out for the middle of the day. and still going to be very breezy around here. and you will notice once we get into the afternoon. one or two spot showers are left. before we truly dry out for the evening hours here. let's check out the seven-day forecast with a weekend nals view. because today, of course, we have developing rain and wind. for tomorrow, highs of 72 degrees. and there will be potential of some wind impacting the pats game. luckily it will be dry. 59 degrees on friday. brightening up. saturday mostly sunny for halloween. 55. and second half of the weekend.
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64 sunday. slight chance of a shower. back to you guys. >> anchor: now 8:51 this morning. royal visit to the nation's capitol today. coming up next. who prince harry will meet with before he checks in with commander and chief. >> reporter: 9:00. lab in massachusetts helps night against cancer. how they are hainings a virus known to make people sick to make people better. and the guilty plea expected today from a former speaker of
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>> anchor: 8:55. rhode island couple sues filmmakers because dozens of fans trespassing where the film was filmed. they put up signs but dozen fans walk around the property each month. filmmakers never changed the names and town in the film and she feels violated. >> it is the worry of the one or two that could be more serious. than just trespassing.
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and that's what we live with every day. >> anchor: originally sudcliff told reporters she heard and thought she heard of ghosts and she said she said that for entertainment. and nothing in the movie is true. >> anchor: prince on american soil. prince harry will spend the day with wounded military vets in washington, d.c. he and the first lady, will watch an event similar to the invictus games. games organized by the prince for injured service members. and prince harry himself is a retired officer with the british army. >> anchor: still to come on fox 25 morning news. police investigating a brazen store heist. the extreme measures those robbers took to subdue workers and valuable items that were stolen. >> reporter: and looks good if you are hitting the road weather wise right now. we will check in with jewel foe drive times. but good conditions now noon. 5:00. few showers. and tomorrow morning, poor travel conditions. i will explain coming up.
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>> reporter: and new cyber security bill is making its way through capitol hill.
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