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and after 5:00 rain was flooding the road. 7:00, everybody, welcome to the fox25 morning news, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. we have team of reporters. julie grauert and daniel miller will be tracking at roads and shiri is looking at weather and go. >> shiri: we have another hour to go of most intense rain we will have to watch very closely for the potential of flooding and even some thunderstorms. this is focused across the cape and down to the vineyard, temps are in the 60s, guys. this is warm but also very wet, very windy, this is where you need to be most caucus on the roads this morning. into the boston area, it is still raining but it is going to be more of moderate rain and you can see it is broken up in a lot of spots like randolph, weston, tewksbury right now over to the worcester area where we have
this is your last batch of rain before we start to dry out and we will do that as we enter the early afternoon hours with temperatures rising all the way up to about 70 later this afternoon. let's turn you over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, i think the worst is done for boston right now. >> julie: that is good news and hopefully get into the normal rhythm of the commute and waiting for several accidents to clear 95 on foxborough, 140 delays stretching into north attleboro and attleboro past 123 we shift up closer to town, new accident to report this is on the expressway northbound near freeport street, you can see the volume very heavy and steady on the expressway northbound right now. live drive time 35 minutes and 29123 to 128 and 25 minutes on 95 as you approach 128. sara and gene, back to you.
>> sara: daniel miller has been out on the roads all morning tracking the progress. >> gene: right now daniel joins us live from brockton along route 124. >> daniel: that's right between 24 north heading north toward 93. we just drove through a band of heavy rain so what you're seeing now is residual of what's -- of that traffic is backed up in this direction going north on 24 as they vehicles head up to 93. the rain has stopped for now but you can see the roads are still wet have the glare from the headlights from the cars here. if you're heading out give yourself some extra time at least time to get to where you're going. reporting live, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: no time to clean up from the storm as rain continues to fall and seen strong winds and brought down trees from jamaica plain to danvers.
fox25 jessica reyes continues the live team coverage in danvers with look of damage on the north shore. good morning, jess. >> jessica: good morning, sara well last night a big maple tree fell and hit the porch here and in front of the home is a tree stump from that tree when the car passes you could see it but the tree was on a very busy road here and see it is a pretty busy intersection and homeowner says she is actually pretty thankful it is gone now. >> all of a sudden we heard this crash. we didn't know what the heck it was. >> jessica: mother nature interrupts the family. storm that toppled the tree directly on to her property. she ran outside with her daughters and her boyfriend to find this huge maple tree had crashed down on to her porch roof and boyfriend's truck. worst of the damage to the hood and windshield. it stood on property right in front of her home saying it was dead and rotten.
happen and worried someone was going to get hurt. >> jessica: her home is situated at busy intersection of doppler and maple street and asked the city to take it down. >> somebody sitting at stop sign it could have been deadly. >> jessica: despite the headache of cleaning up the mess, her daughter says it has been a blessing in disguise. >> it has been there so long and rotting so long we never thought it was going to come down. >> jessica: she is thankful everyone is okay and she and her family are back in their home this morning. >> thank god nobody was hurt. we can always replace the vehicles and fix the house. >> jessica: all right. you can see the rain is continuing to come down here in danvers but flooding not really an issue and, however, you can see pretty good number of leaves here on the road this morning, certainly going to make for a slippery ride into work and definitely going to keep that in mind as you're heading in this morning, live in danvers, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: fox25 will keep you
updated all morning long and track of the storm and possible roadways and track the weather once you leave the house on the fox25 weather app. it is free on apple or android device. shiri is back later with a complete update. >> sara: heart of boston two people attacked outside of a popular tourist spot. this happened on hanover street which is near faneuil hall and quincy market. fox25 michael henrich is live there now and, michael, this is an area where a large amount of security cameras. >> michael: that's right. a major tourist spot a block away from faneuil hall, this is hanover street and talking about the area outside the point tavern here. now, these surveillance cameras surely are all around, i reached out to boston police department to determine what role they will play in the investigation, if any, and, of course, whether they are able to release any of that video to the public at this point. as soon as i hear back on that, i, of course, will let you know
so far. it was about five, six hours ago early this morning when police on scene told our crews that one man was punched in the face and another person was stabbed in the neck. stabbing victim ended up getting taken to mass general hospital. that person's condition haven't been released just yet. i threw a lot of questions at boston police trying to get updated information, includes asking about that victim, whether that person is expected to be okay. also, of course, any time something violent like this happens we all want to know whether the person suspected of that violence is off the streets so i have asked the question as well, it is still early in the day, of course, as soon as i hear back from boston police i will bring you that update. live in boston, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: we are also following developing news in west bridgewater, a person is hurt after being hit by a truck. this was breaking during the newscast at 11:00 last night. brockton enterprise says the
person was severely injured while crossing north main street the driver of the pickup did stay at the scene. so far police have not released the identity of the victim. gene: new this hour china will no longer restrict the number of children the family can have. it is a major change to deter growth. the government will allow couples in china to have two children. the change comes after growing concerns that china's population was too old. >> sara: this morning a new report shows failures by the department of children and families and investigating the bella bond case. the little girl's body was found on deer island in june. the office of the child advocate says dcf prematurely closed two neglect cases involving bella. the report obtained by fox25 shows bella's mother, rachelle bond, passed arrest and mental
by dcf. >> it is also cleared there were opportunities for further checking especially because of the mixed information that was available and that deeper diplomatic for information did not appear to have occurred. >> sara: in a statement dcf says the issues raised in the report are already being addressed. rachelle bond and her boyfriend, michael mccarthy, face charges in bella's death. >> gene: a worcester school bus driver suspended without pay this morning after a child got off his bus was hit by a car. we have been following this investigation since the story broke on tuesday night. police say the five-year-old kindergarten student got off aa transportation bus on monday and tried to cross this busy street alone. spokesperson says the bus driver is not supposed to let the child off the bus unless there's an adult waiting for them. police are investigating the matter and the five-year-old is back home with a leg injury. >> sara: this morning a brockton mother is accused of
a fight at her daughter's school maria montero and 15-year-old daughter are facing charge for the fight at brockton high. police say two teens were fighting on tuesday. the mother allegedly jumped in, pushed the victim to the ground and slammed her head into the pavement. after a police officer arrived the daughter allegedly pointed a stun gun at the other teen. the mother's boyfriend was also arrested and charged with interfering in a police investigation. >> gene: 7:10 and new detail this morning following the arrest of alleged bank robbers from quincy dubbed new bonnie and clyde and they were able to rescue six of the seven dogs they had in philadelphia. one of the dogs ran off after couple led officers on high-speed chase and is missing. six others are now at shelter. carriers are accused of robbing four banks in four different states. >> sara: this morning the search is on for three thieves caught on camera robbing a local restaurant. you could see the man smash
in lunenburg and under a minute they were able to steal a cash register from hint the bar. sparks fly as they cut it loose. the owner says the thieves caused $5,000 in damage. >> order new window, new computer screen, register, blinds. >> sara: one of the suspects left behind a flashlight which could have dna evidence on it. police hope someone will recognize at least one of the suspects. you can clearly see his face on the video. >> gene: 11 minutes after 7:00 this morning, privacy concern involving thousands of students in the bay state. the technology that could give peek inside private life without them knowing it. >> sara: military blimp comes crashing to the ground in pennsylvania knocking the power out to thousands. next the massachusetts company linked the aircraft in sensitive and expensive wilmington involved in the crash.
longer than usual drive times 495 andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: we have heavy rain following across the cape and southeastern massachusetts so this morning has the risk of showers straight through about nine, 10:00 a.m. though it lightens up considerably. i will show you w selling 18 homes? easy. building them all in four and a half months? now that was a leap. i was calling in every favor i could, to track down enough lumber
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>> shiri: bad fuzz far travelers on cape and islands because you have an hour of the heavy rain to go. >> gene: less than four months republican candidates will be making pitch to republican primary voters and last night on the attack during the third gop debate. focus of the third republican special debate was the economy. >> on the verge of canada that cannot do the job. >> gene: like jeb bush showing up to work. >> attacking me will not help. on themselves. >> i'm too trusting and when they let me down if they let me down i never forgive. >> i was told i didn't smile enough.
[ laughter ] but arguably it was the moderators that ended up getting the most heat. >> does that not speak to your betting process in any way? >> they know. >> they look at questions, are you a comic book villain, marco rubio why don't you resign, jeb bush, have your numbers fallen, how about talking about the substantive issues. >> gene: why they should be the next government. >> we are not here for ourselves we honest to god to get the controversy back on track. >> gene: this morning all the
on things and pundits calling marco rubio in last night's debate and he was able to distance himself from the pack. >> massachusetts based company that built blimp is not answering questions. the giant unmanned blimp broke free from base in yesterday and floated more than 150 miles before crashing in central pennsylvania. fighter jets were scrambled to follow the blimp which knocked out power to large area as it came down. >> crazy. i didn't know what was going on. we lost our power. mom is calling me saying it landed on your road. >> sara: it is from raytheon and cost more than billion dollars and contains sensitive military information and military team was sent to recover the blimp and return to maryland. >> gene: busy south carolina restaurant is closed this morning.
it was in charleston and 20 people had to be saved from the water and no one was hurt, 120 people were at the restaurant for a private party. officials say there has been heavy surf in that area for the last couple of days. >> julie: red line experiences disabled train from porter northbound seeing minor delays braintree. taking a look at the roads though, this is a new accident on route 3 northbound, at route 18 in weymouth, a little bit of slowing on 24 as you approach 93. 93 south sluggish starting in medford and continuing -- starting in woburn and continuing through medford and also very slow on route 1 in saugus. we will particular you out there to see the wet roads. it is just bumper-to-bumper as you make your way toward lynn fells parkway. here are live drive times. 50 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin bridge.
hour 15 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 55 minutes 128 on route 1 peabody to the weston tolls. fox25 storm tracker shiri spear has been watching this closely and you're saying the heaviest rain is working its way out by 8:00 a.m. so still have another 45 minutes or so before we have a little bit of break. downpours out between eight and 9:00 a.m. for the cape, after that still got a couple spot showers through the morning hours, damaging gusts also something we have to watch on the cape until the heavy batch of rain pulls away, spot shower this afternoon, and mostly dry forecast but definitely still windy forecast into the second half of the day, wind gusts right now 31 miles per hour hyannis as well as chatham and new bedford, 29 miles per hour gusts in provincetown so as mentioned got to keep close on the cape but winds will start to
ease up now. still got wind advisory until 10:00 a.m. and see winds gusting 20 to 30 miles per hour into the afternoon which is not winds advisory criteria but it is still going to be really breezy if you are going to there during any activity. as well thunderstorm risk going to be elevated across the cape and attached mostly to the rain showers seeing right now so once those exit the area chances are we are just going to have a couple spot showers. not much in the way of severe weather. so satellite and radar we got a second batch of rain working its way out of the connecticut river valley. now moving toward worcester so this is going to be much lighter than the rain that we had last night, earlier this morning and this is going to be the spot showers i was mentioning here through the remainder of the morning. once we hit about lunchtime today though what's going to happen the clouds start to break apart in early afternoon we get this little lull where it turns partly sunny for a little while.
this afternoon and in time for the evening commute, we have just a spot shower passing through boston. this is going to be much more broken up and lighter than the rain we have this morning and going to have far less coverage. a lot of towns and cities make it to the afternoon dry and have to keep an eye on that and kevin lemanowicz going to start tracking showers at 5:00 p.m. this afternoon. and future cast here at 8:00 p.m. because clouds breaking apart and pats going to be playing and weather decent. 71 this afternoon and did i mention it is going to be near tropical heat with the tropical downpours today and in lawrence 70, 71 in burlington, 71 in framingham, 69 in shrewsbury and he in mildford, new hampshire and rainy part of that forecast is focused right now and through the morning hours this afternoon as you just saw, going to run mostly dry, even partly sunny at times. 68 sandwich, 70 in bridgewater, 69 in hull, here is patriots forecast for tonight, 57
and gusty weather in place, 70 forecast with the weekend always in view, 54 for halloween on saturday and sunday and add a few clouds and risk for couple of showers at 62. 60s hang on into next workweek back to you. >> gene: vandals south shore and tactic police are taking to trying to catch the person responsible.
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>> shiri: 7:43, meteorologist shiri spear here and snap shop where we have the heavy intense rain over the cape especially east dennis, harwhich, and exiting within the hour. >> gene: string of bb gun attacks takes disturbing turn. four businesses hit over the weekend in norwell and this week a woman was actually struck by
one of the pellets. driving on route 53 in hanover when someone through her car window and hit her in the ear. >> suddenly i heard a big bang and sting on the side of high head and look at my window and it was totally shattered and and just been shot. >> gene: businesses hit include a frame shot. 16 cars and one house hit early monday morning and investigators believe this is a random crime. police do believe there are more victims out there though and asking those victims to come forward. >> sara: new england surfer recovering from a shark attack. colin cook lost part of his leg when it happened earlier this month in hawaii, left hand also suffered extensive damage.
working to fix his fingers. we spoke with cook yesterday right after landed in logan. 25-year-old says he just barely managed to escape before being killed. >> right hand in nose and luckily let go and swam up and grabbed my board. >> sara: cook says despite the attack he would go surfing again if he could. >> gene: pats host miami dolphins. as you drive home this evening patriots enter the game 6-0, dolphins 3-3 and playing well of late and complete wrap up of the game tomorrow morning right here on the fox25 morning news. gene: celtics starting the season off on the right foot. green playing well early, marcus smart drove buzzard beater at the end of the first half and third isaiah thomas defense and that will start the break and
and celtics win 112-95 over the sixers. >> sara: annual costume tradition continues this week. boston bruins players showed up as mignons to visit kids in the hospital. they put so many smiles on the faces and it sure looked. last year the characters dressed as characters as disney movie frozen. >> gene: kansas city royals two games away from world series title. you saw game last night in the fifth inning escobar scored alex gordon and ties the game at one and two batters later eric hosmer up the middle and scores two more run and kansas city takes it 7-1 and royals now lead series 2-0 and tomorrow night
right here on fox25. >> julie: good morning, everyone, 7:47 is time and look at roads right now and daniel miller in one of the fox25 news cars and take live look out there and 128 northbound, passing exit for natick right now but windshield wiper and rain dripping off the top of the scar and maybe a light sprinkle out there but it is not a heavy rainfall like shiri has been telling u.s. since it started to move out of the city. few drops out there but still bumper-to-bumper and her take you over to 93 south and in accident to tell but and this is on 93 south in stoneham right at route 28 and slowing things down on 93 and able to see on the map take that map and there we go, slowing things down work way through medford and pike slow as well through the weston tolls average speeds 14 miles per hour
and live look at the pike through brighton where it is bumper-to-bumper. here are live drive times. 22 minutes on 24 from 123 to 128, 27 minutes on route 9 to 495 to speen street and up to almost an hour and a half on 93 south and from 495 in andover down to the leverett connector. fox25 storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear tweeting out the updated rainfall totals and at least in the shot daniel showed us you can see breaks in the clouds and telling us we kind of made it through the worst of it? >> shiri: sarah wroblewski off to my side and too told me thought clouds coming to work and great big super moon looks pretty good out there and storm threat going to be changing next hour and heavy rain and potential for damaging gusts sitting over the cape and even lightning mostly in the offshore waters right now keeping a close eye on the cape and next hour update this to include boston you will see these clouds take a little step back and wind going to stay pretty active today and
good, intense rain off the cape moving offshore 8:30 this morning but back behind it we have a few showers far lighter showers still rolling across worcester. this is going to cross over 495 and passing to the boston area too so we still got some spot showers, scattered showers to get through this morning. now wind advisory has been adjusted here to include the cape and islands with the winds sustained up to 30 miles per hour gusting up to 50 because that threat is really attached to that locally heavy rain in place right now. so again by late morning we are going to see winds subside and showers subside, by 9:00 a.m. we are just left with the broken up showers that we currently have? central massachusetts overspreading eastern massachusetts into the early afternoon though we get the clouds breaking apart, got a little dry period here but we are not done with the rain yet either because then between two and about 6:00 p.m. we got another batch of clouds coming
be just a couple spot showers, kevin lemanowicz will be tracking these for you at 5:00 p.m. today where the chance for isolated shower in boston does exist. a lot of towns and cities end up staying dry this afternoon and i just want you to be aware of that slight chance for an afternoon shower as the crowds come through, otherwise hopefully enjoy partial sun early this afternoon and those clearing skies later on this evening. high temperatures get into the 70s in boston at 71, same in framingham, lawrence, fitchburg, 70 in manchester, new hampshire, 67 in worcester and even mid to upper 60s for the cape and islands, south shore and plymouth, 69 , the rain risk, storm risk is really focused through these morning hours. and tonight we got clearing skies with lows back into the 40s. it is still going to be blustery though into the afternoon, overnight hours, gusts 30 miles per hour dwindling overnight and tomorrow we will see far less wind, far more sunshine with highs getting into the upper 50s which is typical for this
time of year. 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view by the weekend here on saturday 54 and wake up to the 30s and then giving you high 54 by trick-or-treating time it is going to be 40s for the kids. so chilly but at least dry, sunday can't say the same, 62 warmer but wetter with chance of scattered showers. back to you guys. >> gene: 7:51. people afraid of insects it might be a worst nightmare situation. >> sara: coming up bug smaller than book of matches chase you. sara: and next ruling that
offensive images about her on facebook and she admits didn't want to call the police. >> i didn't want to bring scandal to the city of salem. >> i plan to appeal this all the way to the supreme court. >> gene: protective order will be in place for a year and day has at least two prior harassment cases on his record. >> sara: 85-year-old doris pain arrested this week in atlanta. she was spotted on surveillance video stealing an expensive pair of earrings from saks fifth avenue. two years ago documentary was made about her life and in it admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands of jewelry from five continents. >> gene: officials say deer was hit by a car on monday night and this is a picture of the deer on stretch and her doctors say it had a broken leg.
injuries were very severe so officials had to put it down. >> sara: holiday tradition more than a decade old may be in jeopardy this year. the milton holiday festival has been held at fayer nursery the past 11 years and high school chorus sings carols, santa poses for pictures and homemade food and craft and zoning laws and nursery's owner is challenging a decision. >> really surprised and disappointed because i don't know what the harm causes and don't know what the thinking was. >> sara: town officials say zoning laws prohibit them selling things that aren't related to agriculture. >> gene: new controversial research saying mammograms may not be doing their jobs and not
the serious threat when it comes to breast cancer. >> shiri: conditions improving and starting to dry out and travel impact on the fair condition much better traveling conditions by noon time today, i will take you through it hour-by-hour next. >> sara: gronk comes up in the middle of the republican debate.
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>> julie: rain and wind takes down huge maple tree and why homeowner says it is actually a blessing in disguise. >> gene: stabbing and how evidence. >> how about talking about the edition. >> sara: analysts say who can celebrate a victory. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: at eight the rain trouble are adding up, updated timeline as things started to wind down this morning. good thursday morning, everybody, thank you for being with us on the fox25 morning news. it is thursday october 29th, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood.
the fox25 team watching this heavy rain move through since we went on the air at 4:00 a.m. our jessica reyes is out surveying the damage and storm tracker shiri spear is watching the radar and worst already moved out. >> shiri: worst through outer cape of nantucket and out of it shortly and next little batch of rain is starting to intensify just a little bit as it moves toward worcester, not expecting severe weather attached to that but have downpours and gusty winds and provincetown to worcester and nantucket already speaking up and sandwich and vineyard and dry duxbury to hanover and right now in boston though we still got a couple very spotty light to moderate showers, this is far lighter than what we had in place last night and again keeping an eye on this batch of rain coming out of expense and her sutton,
toward the worcester area as we go and batch of rain across rhode island and move basically across the mass pike and south of the mass pike here. by noon time today a lot of shower activity is done and into the afternoon we are only at risk for a spot shower and going to be very mild, 68 to 74 , early rain and wind which we are already seeing the rain is improving, winds though something that's going to stick with us most of the day, map out how strong the wind will be coming up. here is julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, between the rain and drive times it has been a tough morning. >> julie: it has been a challenging commute, very slow approaching braintree split on 128 and then remained slow and steady on the expressway. we shift up north of town it is red about as far as you can see, route 1 brand-new accident that just popped up and that is in revere right now to roll over 93
stoneham and continuing through medford and into somerville. live look right now at route 1 bumper-to-bumper as you approach lynn fells parkway. here are and 76 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. >> gene: daniel miller taking along for the ride and 128 north and as you can see it is very congested. >> daniel: live 128 north at needham area right at the pike and see the traffic in both directions. traffic seems to be moving smoothly right now and rain has stopped and however, it is drizzling out there. it has been an interesting morning so far for many of the vehicles and motorists out here driving because in some spots you have some ponding on the
it seems things are moving smoothly, just again definitely want to let you know just to take some time, give yourself extra time as you head out this morning to your destination. we will be out here checking roads and making sure everything is moving smoothly. reporting live this morning, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: last night danvers storm knocked down huge maple tree. >> sara: damaging roof of home and scar there. fox25 jessica reyes picks up the story for us. >> jessica: blessing in
>> all of a sudden heard a crash and didn't know what it was. >> jessica: storm that toppled tree directly on to the property and ran outside with her daughters and boyfriend to find this huge maple tree had crashed down on to her porch roof and boyfriend's truck. the worcester of the damage to the truck's hood and windshield. it stood on city property right in front of the home telling crews it was dead and rotten. >> accident waiting to happen. >> jessica: her home is situated at busy intersection of doppler and maple streets and begged the city for years to take the tree down. >> somebody sitting at stop sign, it could have been deadly. >> >> jessica: despite the headache of cleaning up the mess and blessing in disguise. >> rotting for long never thought it was going to come down jessica thankful everyone is okay and that she and her family are back in their home this morning. >> thank god nobody was hurt and
you know we can always replace the vehicles and fix the house. >> jessica: things are certainly starting to clear up here in danvers and know police are keeping an eye out for things like that and working to clear them as people head into work this morning. live in danvers, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: stay with fox25 weather tracker storm team any time to impact your day and weather letter -- alert as we get them and shiri back with us in just minutes. >> gene: new details following overnight in boston, stabbing near popular bar at faneuil hall fox25 michael henrich live outside the point on hanover street within the last half hour and police confirmed they have made an arrest. michael? >> michael: police say they have made an arrest, they have recovered the weapon and they say it was a targeted attack, so
the general public should not be concerned about a repeat of what took place here on hanover street several hours ago. very early this morning around of point here, popular bar block away from faneuil hall boston police saying this was a domestic situation that involves an old and new boyfriend. one combat stabbed in the neck and taken to mass general hospital and that victim sustained what's described as minor stab wound, minor stab wound so again, the injuries not described as life-threatening. one person has been arrested. as soon as more information is released we, of course, will bring that to you. we will have another update for you in about 30 minutes. live in boston, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: new details just in within the last hour on
a person hit by a truck while crossing north main street last night has done. this was breaking during the newscast at 11. the driver of the pickup did stay at the scene. police have not yet identified the victim. sara: worcester school bus driver suspended without pay after a child that was on the bus got hit by a car and story broke tuesday night and five-year-old kindergarten student got off aa transportation bus on monday and then tried to cross a busy street alone. spokesperson says the bus driver isn't supposed to let the child off the bus if there isn't an adult waiting for them. police are investigating the matter and the five-year-old is back at home with leg injury. >> gene: 8:08 and failures by the department of children and families investigating the bella bond case. the little girl's body was found on deer island in june. the office of the child advocate
says dcf prematurely closed two negligence cases involving bella bella's mother rachelle bond's past arrest and history of substance abuse and mental health issues should have triggered closer attention by dcf. >> also clear there were opportunities for further checking because of the information that was available and that deeper dive for information did not appear to have occurred. >> gene: issues raised are already being addressed. rachelle bond and her boyfriend, michael mccarthy, are facing charge in her death. gene: lawmakers will now allow families to have two children in china. major change to curb population growth. couples who violated the controversial policy faced variety of punishments from
>> sara: alleged bank robbers from quincy dubbed new bonnie and clyde, police able to rescue six of the seven dogs that joseph and jennifer carrier had with them following arrest in pennsylvania. officers say one of the dogs ran off after the couple led officers on high-speed chase and is missing. six others are now at shelter. the carriers are accused of robbing four banks in four different states. >> catherine: man arrested after a on a flight and what passengers are saying about this. >> sara: republicans that want to be president go at it on stage and why the moderator getting most criticism this morning and why patriot's star became part of the discussion. >> julie: 40 minute commute eastbound from the weston tolls into boston. shiri? >> shiri: and we are looking at breezy day ahead. right now wind in boston from the south at 13 miles per hour.
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>> shiri: we have rain southbridge up to spencer pocket of heavy to moderate rain as well as in the worcester area over to framingham and and boston right now fairly light side but from chatham down to nantucket this is going to be the last of the very heavy rain and gusty winds out across the region. >> gene: road to the white house getting shorter by the day and candidate will be making final pitch to new hampshire primary voters and last night they were on the attack during the third gop debate. focus was the they are presidential debate was the economy. >> on the virge of perhaps picking someone that cannot do the job. >> gene: they seemed to talk less about finances and more about each other like jeb bush questioning marco rubio. >> you should be showing up to work.
>> gene: candidate reflected on then selves. >> i'm too trusting and when they let me down if they let me down i never forgive. >> i was told i didn't smile enough. [ laughter ] >> gene: but arguably it was the moderators getting the most heat. >> does not spoke to the vetting process? >> they know. >> this is not a cage match and you look at the question donald trump are you a comic book villain, ben carson, can you do months, john cassic will you insult two people over here, marco rubio, why don't you resign, jeb bush, why have the number fallen. how about talking about substantive issues. >> gene: in the end the candidates made their pitch why they feel they should be the next president. >> liberty cries when government is small. i want a government so small i
can barely see it. we are not here for ourselves. we honest to god to get the country back on track. >> gene: interestingly pundits say two candidates trump and carson fell flat during the debate and most critics giving win to florida senator marco rubio. last night's debate former florida governor jeb bush as gronk is big reason why the fantasy team is undefeated. comment came during a question about regulating daily fantasy sports sites like boston based draftkings. bush said the sites are just like day trading and they should be regulated though not by the
federal government. >> kyla: house meets at 9:00 a.m. and only item on the agenda is speaker vote and with the gop controlling 57% of the house votes with vice president nominee and he will be the youngest house speaker about 150 years and in the house and country headed in the wrong direction. >> here peep's house to do the people's business to give this country a better way forward. >> kyla: outgoing house speaker john boehner will deliver a farewell speech and resignation take effect after that vote and i will be watching live as the house gets back to work in 45 minutes and
live in washington, kyla campbell, fox25 news. >> julie: residual delays all over town. route 1 there's a rollover in revere right now and also an accident on 93, northbound though at montvail avenue in woburn and shift over to the pike steady and heavy around the weston tolls and through the allston-brighton area, take a look at that, bumper-to-bumper as make way eastbound through bryant. here are live drive times 35 minutes speen street in natick and washington street and exit for the pike and hour 15 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. fox25 storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and you're saying nantucket is about to see the last of that heavy rain and then we are moving on. >> shiri: that's right. from there see showers weaken and even in boston right now as we take a live look outside, we have a lot of low clouds, still kind of moist here and deal with a little bit of lighter rain,
but not the intense rain overnight or intense rain right now moving over nantucket and strong gusts to watch out for on the cape and shaping up to see mostly dry afternoon wind are different story though, winds are gusting to 24 miles per hour and worcester 22 miles per hour, hyannis 21 miles per hour on the vineyard and gusty although they grow weaker here the next several hours and winds gusting 20 to possibly 30 miles per hour here late this morning and into the afternoon. thunderstorm risk in my opinion is really on its way out with last batch of shower over the cape and islands where risk is highest and see it extends from nantucket all the way up to the outer cape. watching that thunderstorm closely, yes, there's thunder and lightning, gusty winds at least 40 miles per hour and downpours, of course, and next batch of rain now moving into boston it goes all the way back into worcester but again this is lighter than what we had during
future cast a little bit underdone on the rain we have here for late morning and good news is rain showers dwindle and we get breaks in the clouds. it is not going to brighten up to crystal clear skies this afternoon but well see some partial sun for a period before the clouds thicken up again in time for the evening commute and produce a couple spot showers and this is not going to be a high impact event and this is not going to impact everybody, it is going to be a couple here or there shower that form as folks are headed home from work and alerts tracking those for you 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. clouds are lightening for good and 70 in boston and lower 70s in burlington today and framingham, shirley, norwood, foxborough, 69 in portsmouth, 69 in shrewsbury today we have hull at 69, same in bridgewater and 68 in sandwich, these showers and thunderstorms are really skewed toward the morning hours.
even game here gillette, 57 for the pats, dry and gusty, sustained winds ten to 20 miles per hour, there could still be an isolated gust up around 30 miles per hour this evening but tonight the winds just keep getting lighter and lighter, we got temps falling back into the 40s, wake up to those tomorrow and tomorrow's highs mid-and upper 50s which is totally completely normal for this time of the year. 7-day forecast with weekend always in view, wake up to the 30s here near freezing on saturday morning. halloween's high 54 . by sunday a little bit milder but also more clouds with a chance for a couple spot showers, high 62, lower 60s
>> gene: fire inside a mall in indianapolis and three people were shot, happened just inside entrance to the mall and gunman targeted one person but two bystanders also hit and told all three victims are expected to survive. >> sara: city of boston can ban realistic toy guns from public places. this comes after a severe of close calls between police and kids with the replica guns like these. all of those guns were confiscated by the boston police department. police commissioner bill evans is pushing for the ban and tells us biggest fear is officer might shoot a child carrying one of the toys. this year alone boston police confiscated 139 other replica handguns. >> gene: cause behind a runaway military blimp is under
built it not answering questions and floated 150 miles before crashing in central pennsylvania they were following the blimp which knocked out power to large area when it came down. >> crazy. we lost the power. mom saw me going, it landed on your road. >> gene: blimp was built by waltham based raytheon and contained sensitive military information and military team was sent to recover the blimp and recover to maryland. >> sara: coming up next outpouring of support for his family and days after unexpected death and meteorologist shiri updating the forecast and things are about to change. >> shiri: rain easing up, wind easing up, report of 60 miles per hour gusts in milton, fairhaven 49 miles per hour, see
, guys and burlington and lexington. live look at zakim bridge where volume remains steady and heavy on the bridge and on the leverett connector and live drive times. >> gene: fox25 daniel miller wrapping up the end of the morning commute and, daniel, we have gone from wet roads and wipers to clear streets. >> daniel: that's right, sara, wet roads where we are right now and crossing over route 2 ahead of us you can see here rain has
intermittent in certain areas but rain just a little bit of it and a little bit than it was this morning for the morning commute and you can see traffic bumper-to-bumper and headed toward waltham and give yourself extra time getting to where you're going and other spots are dry so just make sure you noted that and how soon it will be out of our hair. >> sara: break in overnight
stabbing near the well-known bars in faneuil hall and michael henrich is live on hanover street with new details from police right now. michael? >> michael: name on hanover street by the point, popular bar here just a couple blocks away from faneuil hall. we have learned that the man's name is evan cobb, 22-year-old from somerville and various charges and dangerous and deadly weapon and possession of a knife and domestic incident and old boyfriend and new one. police say one of them ended up getting stabbed in the neck and taken to mass general hospital. now, that wound is considered and police tell fox25 and tells
did, in fact, recover and random act and not be concerned about the safety and again one person behind bars this morning. fox25 news. >> gene: new details on developing situation in west bridgewater and police confirm person hit by truck in north main street has died. this was breaking during our 11:00 newscast last night, driver of the pickup did stay at the scene and police have not yet identified the victim. gene: local man in big trouble on board plane at logan airport and allegedly told passengers he had a bomb in his bag and catherine parrotta live in the airport and got new details this hour about that suspect. >> catherine: i got situation about the circumstances in all of this and what i found out this all allegedly occurred after the passenger was on board the plane. in fact, told by officials it happened as i was trying to load his bag into the overhead compartment. that's when the opinion
overheard the alleged statement reported to the crew, crew then went and called police, that's when they came on the plane and made the arrest and say that logan airport back to usual and passengers we spoke with say they also would have taken the statement very seriously. >> i fly every week. >> catherine: spending half million miles the last four years and when traveling. >> always alert, always aware what's going on around you, you have to be. >> catherine: when he heard a man was arrested on united airlines flight with threat of bomb in his bag it happened before 7:00 when they boarded and arrested man charged with making false bomb threat. passengers today aware of what happened putting themselves in
>> it was kind of shocking and roll with it and more alert and police barracks at the airport and flight taking after an hour and after a scare they wouldn't take it lightly. >> more ironic go ahead and say something like that nowadays and all depends and people feel nervous and anxious and believe punishment is due. >> catherine: passenger being held on $250 bail and found out within the last half hour he was released on the bail and nonetheless needs to report to court for arraignment. meantime i also have an e-mail out to the d.a.'s office to see if we can get mug shot of the individual and also to see if he has any sort of history, criminal history, so as we get any information about that we will pass it along to you.
live here at logan airport, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: police on south shore beefing up patrols as string of bb gun attacks takes disturbing turn. four businesses were hit over the weekend in norwell and this week a woman was actually struck by one of the pellets. laura sweezy tells fox25 she was driving on route 53 in hanover when someone shot through her car window and hit her in the ear. >> suddenly i heard a big bang and sting on the side of my head and looked at my window and it was totally shattered and i realized that i had just been shot. >> sara: businesses hit include a pizza shop and frame store. sara: police also continue to search for bb gun shooting suspect in fitchburg. this person has been shooting at various windows around the city. at least 16 cars and one house were hit by pellets early monday morning. investigators believed this is a
police do believe there were more victims out there though and asking them to come forward. >> gene: happening today the prep school graduate convicted of sexual assault will be in court. victim was 15-year-old classmate at st. paul school. labrie faces 11 years in prison but his lawyers are arguing for probation and he was convicted of computer to lure the victim. that could force him to register as sex offender for the next 15 years. gene: another week before high school student accused of killing his teacher is back in court. salem news reporting court documents don't have philip chism scheduled until november 4th. trial began earlier this month but mental competency to stand trial was called in into question. gene: 8:39 this morning, attorneys for the marathon bomber continue to fight for
better access to client. dzhokhar tsamaev's defense team and family were granted special access to dzhokhar while held in massachusetts but now a judge denied to extend the privileges to him at the maximum security prison in colorado. the judge also refused to let prosecutors learn about dzhokhar's activities inside solitary confinement. unsealed court documents fox25 learned some details about dzhokhar. he could only take phone calls with immediate family members and they must be in english. he can not talk with the media and book newspaper access is screened and dzhokhar has restricted tv and radio privileges. >> sara:on line fundraising campaign to honor boy who died unexpectedly this week has far exceeded expectations. christopher chester was just nine years old when he died of unknown heart condition. he was delivering cookies to a friend when he collapsed. a woman who heard his story began the cookies for christopher campaign on go fund me to help his family pay for
the funeral. the goal was $10,000. but last check this morning it has raised more than $28,000. >> gene: 8:30, trick or threat for halloween and what local police are saying about it. >> sara: stocking up on candy and costumes isn't cheap. the billions of dollars holiday will bring in this year. >> julie: rain may have stopped in your area but drive time slow, 44 weston tolls into boston. shiri? >> shiri: worst of the wind this morning and scattered
60s, evening commute still i see myself in every one of the students that i have. i know that it's my responsibility to do for them what i would want someone to do for me. helping the community is important to me because i live in this community, so when i'm 80, 90 years old, looking back, reflecting on my life, i want to be able to say that i did something awesome for somebody, i helped people, you know, i helped change my community, i helped enhance someone's life. i want those to be my memories. my name is stephen and i have
got moderate rain in place, rain across north shore down toward the boston area, kind of breaks up over southeastern massachusetts but it is not done yet. heaviest rain is though. heaviest rain actually pulling away from the outer cape and nantucket. >> gene: warlock faceoff days before halloween with restraining order against self-prowarwick and warlock posted offensive images on facebook. she admits she never called police. >> i didn't want to bring scandal to the city of salem. >> it is not me and plan to appeal this all the way for the supreme court. >> gene: day has at least two prior harassment cases on record. gene: halloween two days
to door with treat bags 150 million americans plan on celebrating this year and according to national retail federation all that celebrating expected to cost close to $7 billion and average person going to spend about $75 on halloween related shopping. gene: annual costume theme tradition continues at boston children's hospital this week. boston bruins player showed up dressed as drew and mignon and dorchester native jimmy haze were among the players there yesterday and put smiles on the faces of the kids and it works and last year characters dressed as disney movie frozen. gene: no shortage of thrills and chills 30 annual haunted house and transforming the cell block area into a
are you a haunted house person, giuliano? >> julie: heck know no. that's way too scary for me. >> julie: i will sneak up and scare you. rain lifted like shiri has been holding up. residual delays, 128 southbound as make way toward the cloverleaf and continuing through medford, 128 south through burlington and lexington pike steady and heavy right now, take you out to live look as approach the brighton area and you could see it is bumper-to-bumper. live drive times 39 minutes on the pike up from speen street in natick to washington street in newton and 50 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike and hour and 15 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. shiri, the rain may have lifted for the city but we are still
pester drivers as well and storm threat here has changed significantly since this morning so we still got moderate threat of showers, couple out there, have to lower this, although there is rain, not going to have same impact with downpours, same with the gust and i see nuisance wind gust not damaging wind gust and put that in slight risk category, lightning as well, only slight risk from this point moving forward so there's the rain that we are left with extending really from boston back to worcester but coming to an end quickly in central massachusetts, this is so light compared to the overnight rain we had and even heavy rain last hour passed across the cape and nantucket and still watching the wind though in particular cape and islands wind advisory in place and gusts up to 40 miles per hour and that's not enough to do very much damage and couple it with the rain and still got a lot of leaves on the trees, there could be the
opportunity for tree limb to come down and couple power outages and not seeing that as marianne mellnick threat and noon time today look at how the showers most part easing out and breaks and clouds and noon time likely dry, into the early afternoon and after 2:00 p.m. and favorite part of the day and best chance breaks of sunshine here at 2:00 p.m. and here come in time for the evening commute with spot showers attach, not going to be as heavy as this morning and going to be incredibly hit or miss and then during the evening hours the clouds move out for good, it is going to be breezy, second half of the day, don't have wind advisory, gusts 20 to 30 miles per hour and high temperature in the meantime get all the way into the lower 70s more than 10 above average, 70 in boston and lawrence, 71 framingham to
worcester 67, manchester, new hampshire 70 , plymouth 69 and 66 nantucket and upper 60s new bedford. tonight we got 40s and we also got the clouds moving out. for the day tomorrow end up being brighter with sunshine in scattered clouds, 56 in boston, 52 in worcester, so lots of mid-even a couple upper 50s new bedford to norwood, framingham, up to lawrence at 55 . so not too bad of day, very normal temperatures here late october saturday 54 and halloween looking nice and dry as we move to the second half of the weekend though there are some changes brewing for sunday i'm actually going to push our temperatures all the way into the upper 50s, lower 60s but also going to bring in more clouds and slight risk for shower here on 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view. next week though 60s for highs under partly cloudy skies. back to you. >> gene: new insect here is getting buzz.
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pens are being recalled. company says the epi pens may not inject correctly and may not inject correct amount of lifesaving drugs that is and patients now encouraged to ask their doctor for advice and check out product's website for information on how to return the injectors. >> sara: new england surfer recovering from a shark attack. colin cook lost part of his leg when it happened earlier this month in hawaii. left hand also suffered extensive damage. doctors at mass general are now working to fix his fingers. we spoke with cook yesterday after landed at logan, 25-year-old just says barely managed to escape before that shark nearly killed him. >> punching it with right hand in the nose and let go and swam up and grabbed my board. >> sara: despite the attack he would go surfing again if he could. sara: officials are warning about apparent shark
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the water. >> sara: some teens have to show id before buying something. >> shiri: we have a little bit of leftover wind and rain. noon time looks great for any of your travel plans. i will walk you through those slow improvements coming up next. >> gene: police officer and teenager battle it out with their dance moves.