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the extra steps taken this morning to keep people safe. local police go door to door warning people about holiday thieves. the professional scam that is happening in broad daylight and why it is getting worse every year. [yelling] >> gene: protesters are led out of a packed house in worcester where donald trump brought a crowd of thousands to their feet. his campaign is resonating with voters in new england. >>reporter: complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. good morning, everybody. 6:00 on this thursday morning, november 19. i am gene lavanchy. >> and i am. >> sara: >> sara. a -- i am sara underwood. a quiet start to the morning. and fox25 storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear is here with the forecast. >> shiri: that's right. the forecast this morning will start with clouds that oh, my gosh, so much warmer than yesterday. remember the teens and 20s on the maps.
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we have traded them in for 30s and 40s. 46 in boston with clouds 37 46 in boston with clouds. 41 inform worcester. and, yeah, yesterday you folks were in the teens. plymouth at 39 degrees. 46 in chatham. clouds haven't quite thickened up over southeastern massachusetts. expect that they will through 8 a.m. this will still be a mostly cloudy and mostly dry forecast. no more than a spot sprinkle. best chance from central into western massachusetts but here at noon, we are just starting to see steadier rain moving into western mass. temperature-wise still cloudy in boston at 54 degrees at noon today, and then during the afternoon we got that band of steadier rain moving toward the city here. i see it moving in by about the evening commute tonight, but it is not heavy yet. it really doesn't turn heavy until after midnight tonight. so 54 to 60 degrees. mostly dry this morning. steady rain tonight. i will show you the best risk of seeing that real heavy rain
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but now over to julie and she keeps her eye on a couple of things you. >> julie: yes, i do. several lanes blocked at route 18 in weymouth. we move over to the pike. we have crews on scene working to clear the accident on the pike. eastbound right before 128 in weston. you can see delays starting to build as you head eastbound and i approach that site. i will let you know when that is cleared. a live look through brighton after you make your way past that accident site. 12 minutes on route 3 from 2 28 to the split. 19 minutes from 124 from 123 to 28. 5 minutes on 25 as you approach 128. back to you. >> gene: following developing news out of new york city. a new isis of video of seems to threaten times square. >> sara: the video shows a suicide device put together by
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disturbing with holiday season starting to hit its peak. >>reporter: a thousand people visit new york. and the thanksgiving parade is just a week away from this morning. and they will not be intimidated by a isis video showing images of times square. the city seeps prepared to host the holiday events that track 60 million people in the coming weeks. the n ypd says it is a hodgepodge of old isis propaganda videos. no blatant new threat. a chilling video with a person holding a bomb with their finger on the trigger and showed the packed sidewalks of new york city. in a news conference just before midnight. the commissioners said that they are monitoring any possible plot. they are also urging people to remain vigilant. >> that is what terrorists seek to do. they seek to create fear. they seek is indim nate.
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we will not be intimidated and will not live in fear. >> police have added 500 >> police have added 500 to the counterterrorism in the wake of the new video. earlier this week isis released a video mentioning washington d.c. that came out after the paris attacks. they had officers in high tourist areas, but this new video has a sense of urgency. we will bring you any new developments here on fox25. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 morning news. also this morning isis says this is the picture of the type of bomb used to blow up a russian passenger plane over egypt. the propaganda magazine and to show explosive material hid in a soda can. 223 people die when the metro jet plane exploded during halloween. the can may have smuggled by workers. this morning the white
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house says that president obama plans to go paris at the end of the month. the president is scheduled to attend a climate change conference. senior officials say suspected mastermind of the terrorist attack is dead and however french prosecutors refused to confirm that adelha 34-rbgs id confirm that adelha 34-rbgs id abaaoud were kill in the raid. eight people arrested and two eight people arrested and two killed. experts are using dna to suspects. friday's attacks left 129 dead and more than 350 injured. new at 6:00, fire sweeps throughout home in natick. fire fighters called to the scene around 3:45. the flames started in the garage and spread to the rest of the house. everything inside was able to escape. the fire caused extensive damage to the house and part of the roof collapsed. so far no word on a car. family of a hit-and-run victim in leominster have strong words for the driver who left their brother on the side
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frankie fortuna walking to work when a car hit them on mechanics street. it was too late. fortuna died. his siblings are outraged that the driver did not stop. >> whoever it is, they are heart tolls leave him on the side the road. >> you stop and look you don't leave anybody on the side of the road whether human or animal and my brother. a man turned himself in 14 hours later and admitted he may have hit fortuna. no word what charges will be filed. . police identified a body of a woman who was found burned behind a house in dighton. police still have not released any details of how she died or if they suspect foul play. a man accused of peating his girlfriend's dog to death
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he beat polka dot with a broom. the dog's owner said weeks before fagnoli tried to strangle her. she came home tuesday night to find her beloved dog dead. >> i am still trying >> i am still trying to wrap my brain around it because i didn't think he was capable of anything like this. >> sara: he is behind bars pending a hearing. he faces animal abuse, gun charges. a north atle woman accused of attacking her ex-husband with a hatchet has withed. >> drawn the guilty plea. that ex-husband now fears for his life. julie rab nishtion offerings w tz and attacked her ex in front of their 11-year-old child. at a dangerousness hearing yesterday she was ordered held without bail and withdrew her guilty plea after prosecutors said they will seek a grand jury indictment. with holiday shopping on the way, thieves are on the
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hunt. the number of delivery threats are so bad that police are going door to door to warn people. fox25's michael henrich live in cambridge and thieves are following delivery trucks right not front door. >> do they get more bold, gene? that's what we are coming from. some teens are goling the delivery trucks before they drive away and stealing people holiday gifts right off their front porches. >>reporter: most wonderful time of the year for grinches to steal christmas and other holiday presents right off people's porches. >> just as some stores make most of their money in the christmas season, some thieves do as well. it is just the opportunity is there. >>reporter: fox25 walked along with cambridge police as officers went door to tier warning residents about the
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28 people have reported package threat. >> i saw the box there is but somebody pulled them out. >>reporter: sun grabbed the graduation dress right on her graduation day. >> that morning came and i went to get it and twa -- the box -- someone had broken into it. i am a little freaked out what i would be wearing that day. i had no backup plan. >>reporter: police recommend having packages delivered to your work if possible, or ask the shipping company to drop items off at the back door instead of the front. christina lively goes to step further looking out not only for herself but her her neighborhood as well. >> packages for the neighbor. if i see one on the door if i am not sure they will be there bring it in because i will see them later on. one expert says americans did about 30% their holiday shopping online and this number is it expected to rise to 50% this holiday season meaning as online shopping increases, the amount of package theft from
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people's front porches is likely to spike as well. live in cambridge, hen her, fox25 news. fox25 news. in malden police are searching for the men dressed in all black scenes in this surveillance video. they broke into rc cars. eight to ten remote-controlled cars and a plane was stolen. they have tracked down the white van in the video and it was also stolen. sister neighbors are talking about gun violence. boston mayor marty walsh. crimes involving second-hand firearms increased across the region. it is happening in roxbury this morning. and the mayor also wants to raise the smoking age in boston from 18 to 21. his proposal will prohibit anyone under 21 from buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. walsh says that data show young people who don't start smoke people who don't start smoking
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in their teens won't smoke at all. in september, mayor walsh signed an ordinance banning chewing tobacco at boston sports venues. check traffic and weather every two minutes. mass d.o.t. tweet being this accident in weston. one lane is blocked right now. the other skyfox over an accident on route 1 south at lynn street. and that is slowing things down. i have a look at your drive times in a moment. first here is shiri. >> shiri: the good news is we are really warm this morning. the bad news is the sunshine is out. a mostly cloudy morning here. 45 right now. 45 at 7 a.m. then we jump it up to 47 by 8:00 this morning. i will show you how warm it is going to be in afternoon and when the rain moves in next. 11 minutes. that's how long prosecutors say it took a student to murder her math teacher in unforgettable images.the jury is looking at the evidence before and after the murder.
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police pull protesters from donald trump's campaign stop from worcester. one of many who showed up to rally against the republican candidate
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candidate. trump had more than 11,000 people there to support him. one of the issues that trump had the most support for keeping syrian refugees out of the united states. our sharman sacchetti asked him to clarify his stance. >>reporter: how do you respond to critics who say this victim to critics who say this victimizes women and children. >> you know what it is very interesting and i have been looking at migration now for a long time, and i don't see many women or children. i see men that are very strong and very young. >> gene: governor baker's office said 85 syrian refugees dime massachusetts in 2015. trump said if he is elected, he will send them back. the latest fox news poll out of new hampshire show that donald trump is way out ahead of the pack. trump has 27% leading marco rubio at 13% and ted cruz third rubio at 13% and ted cruz third. ben carson is not on this poll. bernie sanders with 45% of
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the vote. hillary clinton right behind him with 44%. and martin o'malley with just 5% of that vote. you this in morning taxpayers in massachusetts are paying for pensions collected by teachers convicted of sex crimes involving children. at least five educators are collecting retirements worth between $18,000 and $50,000. this includes several convicted of possessing child porn. at least four others will start receiving checks when they return 55 years old. state law only revokes pensions for sex crimes committed while working in a classroom. massachusetts is one step closer to be a hands-free driving state. the massachusetts house has given preliminary approval for a bill that will ban drivers from holding cell phones especially in the case of an emergency. phones can still be used hands-free with technology like youtube. the bill has several hurdles to clear, but a vote in the senate
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the way when it comes to making this law. the state senate has approved new social media privacy legislation. the story fox25 has been following for several days. the proposed law will block employers and educators from requesting information about people's social media profiles. the law will also prohibit teachers and school staff from asking students for their pass asking students for their passwords or user names. the brutal murder of a teenaged girl has baffled state police investigators and haunted a bellingham family for nearly four decades. >> we want the answers, and we -- as a family we feel there are people out there who do have those answers. >> sara: teresa corley's family is renewing the search for those answers. in this unsolved case. fox25's bob ward tells us what the family is doing and how people will help find justice for corley's murder. that coming up on the fox25 news at 10:00. good thursday morning, it
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is 6:17. i am watching a problem spot right now. a pike, this accident i have been telling but for the last 20 minutes or so. mass d.o.t. tweeting out eastbound down oak street right before you get to 128. a multivehicle crash. left lane is closed. you can see on the map, those delays stretching back into framingham. almost back to 495 right now. you will see it reflected in the drive time. things also slow on route 1 southbound southbound because of an accident at lynn street. here another live look from skyfox of that accident. you see the flashing lights off to the left hand lane which are closed and as you are entering rule 1. it is also blocked off. causing quite a bit. a headache for people in that area. live drive times. hour and 16 minutes on the pike hour and 16 minutes on the pike. almost an hour and 20 minutes from 495 to mass avenue. the drive times increasing before our eyes. 12 minutes from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel. not the trouble spot. right before the weston right before the weston tolls.
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split to the exit to the pike. fox25 stormtracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. we are enjoying temperatures that are much warmer this morning than what hit us as we walked out to the car yesterday morning. >> shiri: some good in the temperatures but bad well. heavy rain and gusty winds. these will peak over the overnight hour and the risk for lightning. i don't see any kind of widespread thunder and lightning but something we will have to keep an eye on for the friday morning commute. right now looking good. dry out there. cloudy out there. 4 degrees in worcester. the reason i start here is because this will be one of the first locations to actually get in on some of those showers. 41 with clouds at this point. and it is mostly cloudy through the morning. even in here, though, the slight risk of a little bit of drizzle or a quick passing shower. 50 degrees by noontime, 51 at 2 p.m. and you know what, we basically stay there through the overnight hours.
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but the steady rain moves in around 2 p.m. and we will continue to see the showers continue on and off straight through tonight into tomorrow. 46 in boston. rain arriving a little bit later. so mostly clouds until 4:00 this afternoon and as well to push in the rain. rain during the daylight hours will stay on the light side. 53 in worcester. 56 in fitchburg. 58 in framingham. i have 56 in boston to 57 in plymouth and 52 in portsmouth, new hampshire. here is your timeline on the rain in is a little snapshot of 7:00 this morning. so you can see where our system is coming from. a lot of moisture attached to it. the morning hours the moisture will boil down to clouds. a lonely shower in central mass and new hampshire. but the bulk of the rain just getting going at noontime out across western new england. then between noon and 2:00, i see it moving into worcester stays scattered after that and
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boston here scattered showers from the drive home from work. not everybody getting soaked as you head home. nor is it everybody getting soaked in time for dinnertime. the best bet of showers outside of 49. moves in through millnight and breezy with gusts of 30 to 40-mile-per-hour 40 miles per hour. and winds down between 7 and 10:00 tomorrow. here is your seven-day forecast with the weekend always in view with the weekend always in view. 56 today. all-day 50s tomorrow andcally out for the afternoon. 48 degrees on saturday and although sunday is milder with 51, we will have to be weary and plan around early morning sprinkles before it is back monday, tuesday and wednesday of next week with morning temps in the 20s and highs in the 40s in the 20s and highs in the 40s. back to you. >> 6:1. last christmas they had 50,000 requests on back order. this year ll beam say their famous boot is selling out again. the changes made to keep up with demand that has not really
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demonstrators in minneapolis
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clash with police for the second time this week. they surrounded the police precinct where a young black man was shot and killed by police. the black lives protesters say jamal clark was executed while handcuffed. case. the protesters blocked every entrance and exit of the police headquarters. police fired tear gas at the pro tester who say they are not leaving. >> we ain't going nowhere. we have plenty of milk. we have plenty of strength. and we have plenty of unity. >> i anticipate they are going to use force. it is out of control. >> sara: protesters say they are demonstrating peacefully, but police say that a number of their officers have been injured by thrown bottles or bricks. this monkey in texas is getting attention from escaping from a house and attacking several people. cell phone video of the animal on the loose. it got out and bit and scratch it got out and bit and scratched three people who tried to stop it including a 8 tried to stop it including a 84-year-old woman. one person who got bit said it
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>> and my finger and got a little bit slashed up, but the only thing i can say is it was wild. monkey gone wild. >> gene: people hot monkey attacked suffered minor injuries. pet monkeys are legal in texas, but owners may face fines if they escape. no word yet if the owner of this monkey will face any charges. this morning two young nashua sisters are hailed as heroes for saving their family from carbon monoxide poisoning. investigators say the family's furnace was sending toxic fumes into the house tuesday night. the family started complaining of nausea and dizzy of nausea and dizziness. 11-year-old lourdes mendez learned these were the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning and thought something was wrong. >> my father said this is not normal and get out of the house and go to the garage and call the police. >> sara: fire officials say
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this is an important reminder for families to get their furnaces check as temperatures are colder. good for her. >> gene: paying attention and applying it in real life. >> sara: a time capsule bury >> sara: a time capsule buried by mit students more than 50 years ago is back. how this was discovered by accident and why it was opened way ahead of schedule. i only have a slight risk of showers across eastern massachusetts and new hampshire today. much better chance central mass much better chance central mass. i will time out incoming rains coming up. and teens in spencer. coming up next, what you are angry about and whose attention they are now t dunkin's new sweet black pepper bacon sandwich, with double the slices of caramelized crispy pepper bacon.
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now at 6:30, developing news from isis. a propaganda video turns its sights on america toward attractions in new york city. named at new targets but police are not worry. what is being done to keep people safe. good morning, everybody, thank you so much for waking up with us this morning, i am sara underwood. >> gene: i am gene lavanchy. julie grauert keeping an eye on the commute on this thursday morning, november 19. a mild start to the morning. no frost like yesterday but heavy rain is moving in. fox25 stormtracker meteorologist shiri spear is going to tell us about that rain. >> shiri: its rain that is missing the morning commute. the timing not bad today, but tomorrow morning at this time
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it will be soaking wet. that main rain is way back by the great lakes. way into new york and pennsylvania now, but up ahead of it, we get a couple of spots of green now popping on radar. not a lot of wet weather and i believe a lot of this is drying up, but we have to be ready for a quick little have in spots like leominster and hollis, new hampshire early on this morning hampshire early on this morning. temperatures teetering right around 40 degrees as we swing you over to boston at 46. 44 in lexington. 40 in walpole. mansfield at 38 degrees and brockton 34. duxbury good morning 44 for you. sandwich at 37. and harwich at 42. 30s and 40s so much warmer than yesterday's teens and 20s. a milder start of the day. a lot of cloud cover but we won't see that many showers as we head to the evening hours. mostly dry at noon. 53. 55 at 3 p.m. only spot showers and better chance of rain come 7:00 this peeng. over to julie grauert because she does have the high on the roads and julie, you are
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>> i am, shiri, the issue on the earlier accident as you approach 128. you can see from the traffic flow starting to get a little bit better but did you notice one more accident popped up within the last ten seconds. we will get you details on that in a moment. night accident near route 30 in framingham pap void the pike today in all costs. use route 9 and all the other back roads because right now it is really slow going and the accidents there keep increasing accidents there keep increasing. waiting for this accident route 1 southbound 1 southbound at lynn street in revere. a live look from the backup of that accident on route 1. you can see very slow going. there was a tow truck on scene, so hopefully it will be clear soon. the live drive times. look at that we are over an hour on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 43 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. almost an hour and a half on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. sara and gene, back to you. all right, julie, new
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developments on an isis video targeting the u.s. new york city leaders say they will not be intimidated by a new video showing images of times square. the video was released late yesterday as the city prepares for holiday events that attract 60 million visitors in the coming weeks. the video show what is appears to be a man assembling a suicide bomb. the nypd says the video is a mish-mash of old isis propaganda videos and no new threat. in a news conference just before midnight. they are monitoring any possible plots and urging everyone to remain vigilant. to do. they seek to create fear and intimidate. we will not be intimidated and we will not live in fear. >> police say they have added 500 officers to the counter terrorism unit in the wake of this new video, and earlier this week, isis also released a
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d.c. that came out just days after the paris attacks. this morning, white house saysing president obama still plans to go to paris at the end of the month. the president is scheduled to attend a climate change conference. senior europeans officials say a suspected mastermind of the paris terrorist attacks is dead but they refuse to confirm if abaaou dd was killed in the raid. experts are using dna to determine the identity of the suspects. friday's attacks left 129 people dead and more than 350 injured. well, chilling new surveillance video shows the moments before and after the gruesome murder of a high school teacher in danvers. the video show the teen suspect casually follow his math teacher in the bathroom and leaves with a bloody hand. monitoring this difficult
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she is here with a closer look at that video now, catherine? >>reporter: good morning, sara, all this coming one day after phillip chism refused to leave his holding cell for another day of difficult testimony. he was paying attention as the video played showing colleen ritzer the last time she was seen alive. >> you want to give up that right to be present and be here and confront and see the witnesses and see the cross >> no. >> do you want to be present? do you want to be present during the trial? >>reporter: a day after refusing to leave his holding cell, phillip chism changed the mind telling the judge he wants to remain in the court room for his trial. that's where he was watching as the jury saw a series of surveillance video clips from danvers high school. >> do you recognize that as colleen ritzer. >> yes. >>reporter: with the danvers
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the jury saw colleen ritzer walking down the hallway. after she leaves the frame, phillip chism is seen looking down the hallway take down the hallway taking a few steps forward and backtracking. seen with his hood on walking to the bathroom. colleen is seen walking too then into that bathroom. chism is seen going inside putting on a pair of gloves. hood on, his hand covered in blood carrying something. but not the last time he was seen at the school that day. >> he looked like he was changing. stood up. adjusted his pants and put a belt on. >> carolyn quigley was picking up her daughter and spotted chism in the bushes before picking up a bundle and moving it to another area. >>reporter: there was other testimony yesterday as well. some testimony coming from the supervisor of the cleaning clue hired to come in and clean danvers high school. we will hear more about his
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testimony coming up next half hour and, of course, the testimony resumes this morning around 9:00. for now i am live here in salem for now i am live here in salem, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. 6:36. the woman suspected of trying to open an exit door midflight on the london to boston plane is now in jail. camilla dolinek said she took ambien. if she posts the $5,000 bail, she will be deported back to poland. no word if she is able to get that money. prosecutors say dolinick was a prostitute and coming to the boston area for work. a local parent is accused of slapping a school bus driver, and this morning the worcester school district is investigating in is a story you will see only on fox25. witnesses say it happened on a bus coming home from clark street elementary school on tuesday. they say the driver grabbed a girl's arm and forced her into her seat. witnesses say a boy on the bus told that girl's mom about it,
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and the mom reacted. >> that the mom came on the bus yelling at the bus driver because she didn't want the bus driver putting her hands on her daughter. >> sara: she said the mom slapped the bus driver during that confrontation. the bus company has launched an internal investigation and for now that driver has been assigned a different route. and instead of going to class, hundreds of high school students will be in the gym. the high school students in spencer. they will be there when the bell rings this morning. they are protesting cuts to popular programs like theatre and junior council. jessica reyes is live outside that high school where that sit-in is expected to resume at :30 in morning. jess? -- 7:30 this morning, jess. >>reporter: good morning, gene. students are requesting to be haired. they are angry over the budget cuts they say keep them from getting the education they deserve. at 7:35 when the bell rings, they will continue the protest with 2
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with 200 students stage with 200 students staging a sit-in the sim phase yum, they are unhappy of a number of budget decisions that slashed several programs, music, theatre and art. they say some classes aren't even getting the text book that they need and tried to reach out for the school principal and superintendent to no avail. not the first time there have been questions of how money was spent at this school. back in june we told you accusations of teachers abusing students' funds here. a school committee hired the girl to follow the money and found membership dues for found membership dues for faculty members have been paid for a school activity account. the school district prepaid $2 the school district prepaid $200,000 for technology equipment with student funds, and items were ordered using that same student fund and delivered to the athletic director's house. the findings were turned over to the state inspector general to the state inspector general's office and the
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nearly six months later. students will arrive at 7:35 and they plan to continue with the sit-in. we are hearing from a student in the next hour that is spear in the next hour that is spearheading this whole movement. jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. late-night t service is at jeopardy once again. the mbta fiscal control board is willing to abandon the late is willing to abandon the late-night weekend t and bus service that runs until 2 a.m. in order to save money. some t officials say they should consider adjusting the fees and others spay partnering with companies like uber and lyft is an option. marty walsh implemented the program time prove the city's transportation. mit researchers couldn't wait to see what was in this time capsule. you can see right here the note says do not open until 2957 but they opened it about 950 years early. construction workers found the
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capsule by accident working on a new building on campus and what interested researchers most wasn't what was inside but the capsule itself. it was made of glass sturdy now last hundreds of years. pretty cool, julie. >> julie: yes, very cool, sara >> julie: yes, very cool, sara. good morning, everyone. we check traffic and weather every ten minutes and i do want to highlight the drive times. over an hour on route 1 southbound from 128 to the tobin. at -- oh, man, jumped from 93 to 101 minutes. do the math quickly, hour and 41 minutes on the pike eastbound because of two accidents. i will detail that on the map in a moment. first here is shiri. >> shiri: the risk for rain will be rell it i havely low before noontime. a can -- relatively low before noontime. at 5 p.m., the risk for rain really starts to climb. i will take you through it hour by hour next. 6:41. the holiday shopping rush already getting ugly. the mistake in line that
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throw a woman to the ground by her ponytail. and unbelievable loss for the family of a boston sports legend. doug flutie's parents die
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this morning condolences are coming in from around the country for you in england sports legend doug flutie and his family. both his parents died within minutes of each other. daniel miller is here. just an unbelievable story for the flutie family. >> daniel: such heartbreaking news to hear this morning. flutie's father, dick, suffered florida. less than an hour later his mother joan had a heart attack. thomas lamb who coached the flutie's four kids at natick high school told the boston herald he had lunch with the fluties over the summer. dick had a big have in music
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flutie said you say you can die of a broken heart and i believe it. i would like to honor my parents for all they did throughout my brothers' and sister's lives. wishes and prayers. flutie is a sports ledge end in boston. they -- he said the most important part of his parents' 56-year marriage was provide opportunity for his children. his father would keep the kids' sports team and the mother would work the snack stand. we send our wishes to the flutie family this morning. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. all right, daniel. big papi says he wishes coplay baseball for another 40 years, but even he admits that is not the case. >> i picked this day to announce that next season i will be done with my career playing baseball. >> sara: david ortiz made it official in a video message to fans. he said he plans to retire at
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papi made the announcement on his 40 m birthday. he didn't win sexy he didn't win sexist man alive but tom brady is in the cover of "gq" he is featured in the man of the year issue. they call him the best quarterback of all time, period period. he side stepped questions about deflategate. brady says fans believe in the team and nonfans just have a different opinion. the cover shoot was done inside his home in brookline. good morning, everyone, it is 6:48. still charting some trouble on the pike. so we started with one accident by 128. that is clear. we had another one in the natick area. that has cleared; however, we still have this one that is lingering by route 9 in framingham and the drive time on the pike still problematic . north on town right before 125 in wilmington. recovery work on route 1 near lynn street and that is causing drive times to also increase.
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still over an hour on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 47 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. but up to almost two hours on the pike from 495 to mass avenue because of those several incidents that i just told you about. so today, if you can take anything away from this report it is avoid the pike at all costs. this is how we are starting, not going to get much better. fox25 stormtracker meteorologist shiri spear shiri spear joining us. i will say we are grateful for a dry commute. tomorrow morning a challenge. >> tomorrow morning those numbers will be up because of the rain i am sure. this is what we will have changing and brewing. steady rain moving in for the evening commute. not the worst of it. the one to two inches of rain mostly falls along with gusty winds through the overnight hours and during the morning commute. tomorrow, the next rain after that will be sunday morning and we are generally looking at drizzle. not all clouds this morning. this picture coming from andy
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divine this morning, one our photographers out of salem, massachusetts, and we have some early breaks in the clouds. if you were lucky you have a couple of breaks in the clouds. the further inland you are, the more cloud cover we have, and cloudy at 8 a.m. 378 48 degrees. 10 a.m. clouds and clouds. and by noontime, 54, and we stay in the middle 50s straight through the overnight hours with rain pushing in between 2 and 4:00, but even as it does, batch of rain. you can see all of the rain that will be spreading toward us out of new york, out of 35 us out of new york, out of us out of new york, out of pennsylvania, here is the time pennsylvania, here is the timeline on when you need to plan around it in your town. because through noontime, the best bet for a little bit of drizzle and a shower is central and western mass into southern new hampshire. during the afternoon by about 2 p.m., we will start seeing those scattered showers persist in central mass and between 2 and 4. they spread toward the boston area.
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drive home from work or raining, a couple of on-and-off showers reaching the coastline and then by about midnight, pulling pulling in the worthst worst of it. there is the pounding rain and the downpours. best chance of seeing gusts inland around 20 miles per hour in boston. 30-mile-per-hour and some gusts down across the cape and islands. close to 40 miles per hour along with heavy rain, all of those combined those complained those combined make for a sloppy. that is a little optimistic. from 7:00 tomorrow morning and 10:00 tomorrow morning. but check out the turn around that we make by the afternoon with clearing skies here tomorrow. the seven-day forecast, the weekend falls view. 49 degrees on saturday. this is always my pick of the weekend. the brighter of the two days, albeit a little cooler. lower 50s on sunday but morning drizzle and even a couple of snowflakes mixing into southwestern new hampshire, southern have the and massachusetts.
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and wednesday of next week. back to you. soon your ice coffee extra soon your ice coffee extra-extra could be waiting without waiting in the drive through. what we know of reduction' new delivery service and why it is not being tested 234 not being tested on new england regulars. big news on wall street, a mega merger between two pharmaceutic dear fellow citizen, i get that it' s hard to say no when your kids want toys, because you' re saving for shoes. and shoes. and shoes. but i can help you figure out how to save a little
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fox25 investigates is uncovering new information in a south shore town where the police chief is under scrutiny for a program that rewarded officers who made the most arrests. the abington police chief told us he nixed the idea of a friendly competition next month after hearing concerns from the union. what we learned that the chief ran a similar competition before president chief still says his contest had good intentions. >> it ha h to be an arrestable or crime committed, but i still think the concept was good. i think the thought pattern was good to reward the officers. >> sara: the town manager is standing by him saying it was a modest, positive incentive for officers 37 meanwhile, the president of the police union has filed a federal lawsuit against the chief.
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thanking the post office for helping them make a drug must. arrested a man for having 16 ounces of marijuana. they tracked the box as it was delivered and the pox and contained marijuana. the town of hollison face the first hurdle of a marijuana growing facility. they voted unanimously to move forward for the hopping brook still have park. they will convert 200 acres into pot growing fields. it has a way to go before final approval. despite factory changes, lines are still out the door to get a pair of those bean boots. ll beam added 2 ll beam added 200 workers and brought a second machine to wear these rubber boots, but the boots are backlogged again for the third straight holiday season. have the company worried because they want to keep customers happy without overworking his employees. well, dunkin' donuts is
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testing a home delivery program testing a home delivery program. the tests are launching in dallas this week before spread dallas this week before spreading to our other cities. home delivery isn't in new england yet, but reduction is testing on the go in portland, maine. place an order with their app and pick it up at the store. one of music's closely guarded secrets is revealed, almost. you're so vain you probably think this song is but you're so vai . >> the hit song "you are so vain" is about actor warren beatty. it is a catch. the second verse is about beatty. she won't say what she won't say what person inspired the first and second verse. >> you know the problem with doing this story is that i will have this song stuck in my head all day long. >> gene: you know who sang back-up vocals, mick jagger.
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>> gene: probably a good follow-up. delivery disappearing without a trace. the way shopping habits are helping crooks and why police are going door to door to show people what is making them an easy target. we have a few light showers during the day, worcester, fitchburg, nashua, new hampshire. most of the rain especially eastern mass moving in tonight. we will take a look at when to expect the heaviest of it coming up. plus, making a list and checking it twice.
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