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around. a couple of patches of sprinkles and fog and overall a lot of dry and cloudy spots. cloudy. temperatures heading into the lower 50s. into the afternoon we go with more clouds. and at times, we are going to have to bring back the drizzle and the fog even as we shift into the afternoon which means you are looking at two kind of damp commutes both morning and 50 and 58. late today. and coming up, i will show you just how long this wet weather is going to linger until we finally dry out and see the sunshine again. right now with roadways damp, a check of how the drive is shaping up. to julie grauert. hey, >> julie: julie the drive moving very good. pike open from weston to the tolls. to brighton where you see a handful of cars. live drive times. 23 minutes on the pike from 49 495 to mass avenue. eight minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike.
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20 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. sara and gene, back to you. we are following breaking news right now. we are just learning that a teacher in paris has been stabbed by a man claiming allegiance to isis. the bbc is reporting that it happened in a classroom in a paris suburb. the attacker reportedly had a box cutter and scissors and is on the run this morning. the teacher was alone in the room. the injuries are not life-threatening. now this comes just one month after terrorists killed 130 people in paris. story all morning. developing news this morning, an ongoing investigate into a deadly house fire in worcester. >> sara: crews race in to try to save two people but they died at the hospital. fox25's jessica reyes live at the home this morning where investigators are expected to return. good morning, jess. >> reporter: good morning, sara. right now you can see there is a police cruiser parked happened. we know that fire fighters did
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people horn inside but unfortunately we have learned that both were killed. we have learned the victims are an elderly man and woman. the fire started just before 8:00 last night at the home in neighborhood. when fire crews arrived here, they found the fire was get worse quickly and the first floor was already filled with smoke. the two victims we understand were unconscious when crews got here last night. >> where they were found, there wasn't a lot of fire damage. smoke is as deadly as the fire itself. so, you know, the -- the actual cause of death would be determined by the medical examiner. but unfortunately, they were unable to make an escape before it was too late. >> reporter: first responders tried do cpr on the victims as they were rushed to the hospital last night, but they were pronounced dead shortly after arriving there. the biggest question is how was this fire started. investigators be back out here this morning trying to answer that question.
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reyes, fox25 morning news. new this morning, police in chelsea are investigate in chelsea are investigating a crash that brought down an utility pole. according to tweets sent out by the chelsea fire department by the chelsea fire department, a tractor-trailer hit the pole at broadway and williams street. a camera was on scene as utility crews began cleaning up the pole that was snapped in half in the middle of the road. so far police have not said what happened to the driver of the truck. well, this morning the new england patriots is officially in the playoffs, and once again have the best record in the afc. the pats have gronk back in the line-up. rob gronkowski returned to houston after missing one game with a knee injury. and then gronk pulled in this the season. 17-6 before the break. and extend their lead in the second half. james white rushes in from three yards out. final score patriots, 27. texans, 6. the win came with a price. running back legarrette blunt
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and did not return to the game and did not return to the game. he injured his hip and he was able to walk to the locker room under his own power. bryan salmond has post-game reaction from houston. >> reporter: the new england patriots avoid their first three-game losing skid since 2002 by virtue of beating the houston texans, but everyone want to talk about the return of gronk. rob gronkowski and why not. four receptions, 87 yards and a touchdown pass by tom brady. threw the ball across his body but gronk was happy to be back on the field. >> i was running that route and it was taking a while and i couldn't see tom. i had no clue where he was. and next thing you know i see the ball flying up in the air coming to me and i couldn't see the ball in that stadium. i went right into the lights and you knew it was coming to me, and when 20 feet coming down i thought there it is., and i had to make that catch. a good pass overall. >> when i rode right probably
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i don't know what happened pliant but i kind of got flush pliant but i kind of got flushed. i knew where he was heading and had a linebacker on him and i thought i would have a chance. a great play. >> felt good to be back out in the field. putting the pads on the first time in two weeks. >> reporter: the patriots improve to 11-2 on the season. up next the lowly tennessee titan s in foxborough at gillette stadium. bryan salmond, fox25. >> gene: next hour tom leyden will join us in studio and needs to happen for the patriots to clinch home field throughout the afc playoffs. happening today, the operator behind a run. away red line train will face a din palestinian nary hearing. 51-year-old david vasquez tied a cord around the throttle and didn't secure the break. the train barrelled through four stops before mbta officers were able to stop it by shutting down the third rail. no one was hurt, and vasquez
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meantime, later this morning the governor and transportation secretary will honor the two mbta employees whose quick actions at the operations control center prevented possible tragedy last week. that ceremony is set for 10 a.m. at the statehouse and, of course, we will be there. a metheun family is crediting their mailman for helping save christmas at their house. police say veteran letter carrier jeff saint ong noticed two men trying two men trying to break into a house. he jumped into action yelling at them to stop and even chasing one into the woods. a neighbor noticed all of the commotion and called police. arrested. the homeowners say saint ong christmas. >> it would have been a tough christmas for us to try to replace those things. >> them coming together for us and making sure that something bad that could have happened didn't happena tsar both suspects have been arraigned and due back in court next month.
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accused of trying to burn his mother's house down will face a judge. justin ca in dumped gasoline on her back porch and tried to light it on fire. followed an argument between cain and his mom. fox25 was there as police spoke with cain's mother last night. neighbors told us the quiet street pull of police and fire fighters. >> fire trucks and fire vehicles with their sirens on. we were shooken up because we didn't know what was going on. >> gene: an intense manhunt for cain. he was found by tracking location of his cell phone. this morning investigators are working to figure out what started a fire at an apartment complex in southbridge. you can see the damage left by the fire at the rose mead apartment complex yesterday. the fire moved quickly. one resident told us they ran for their lives. one of the first responders of the fire was the former fire chief. he saw the column of smoke and came running.
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go. >> sara: 2011, the complex was hit by a springfield tornado. residents said it was rebuilt up to stronger codes which may have saved lives this time. and hazmat crews were called in after a fire broke out at an old plastics factory in franklin. this happened late last night ot fisher streets. hazmat crews monitored the air for anything toxic, but those tests came back necessary. fire fighters contained the scene and let the fire burn it scene and let the fire burn itself out. police are looking for a man that backed into a woman and her two young daughters in chelsea. pictures of the car involved in the hit-and-run. the car backed into the mother on broadway and second street and took off. the mom noticed what was happening and tried to keep her daughter from being hurt >> the lady pushed the girls out of the way so they wouldn't get that hurt. >> gene: the mothers and daughters are -- the mother and daughter was taken to the okay.
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hampshire was known to police in two states. fox25 following this investigation all weekend. eric williams died when his car flipped over on route 101 in exeter saturday. the crash blocked traffic for six hours. the "union leader" says he had a record of impersonating law enforcement officers in both massachusetts and new hampshire. on saturday night, a witness told us that the car williams was driving looked like an unmarked police car. >> it looked like a ford crown victoria like an old cop car. a light on the side of it. a strobe light like a cop car. >> state police say a trooper initially tried to stop williams on saturday for several moving violations. s+ omber news from new bedford where the city's police chief has died. chief pr eventure. he leaves behind the legacy of a more modern and effective department and stronger community. city councilor said he was battling cancer. he was 59 years old.
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weather together every ten minutes. right now you are looking at an easy eight-minute commute on the expressway split brain on the expressway split braintree split to columbia road. shiri? >> shiri: right now you are looking at a lot of cloud cover out there with temps in the 40s and a kind of mild start to the day. 46 now. 6 a.m., 47 degrees. we are going to map out the very slow warm-up next. closing arguments in the trial for phillip chism could come today. the last-minute witness that the defense wanted to bring in in. and questioning the safety of a popular christmas gift. the major online retailer who says hoverboard could be too dangerous to sell introducing kisses
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back at 5:13. happening today, a man accused of a triple shooting will face murder charges. michael delow jone shot a mother of three and. johnson's boyfriend was injured in the attack. deleon will be taken from court this morning. boston police are still searching for the man caught driver. [bleep] >> you are very disrespectful. i can't take youa tsar happened friday morning around 2:00. a passenger in the back seat began yelling and swearing at the uber driver. the passenger punched him before his friends pulled him
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then he started to kick the driver's car damaging it. the driver said he is still shaken up. >> my wife, i didn't -- >> sara: uber says this kind of behavior is unacceptable and they have banned the rider from using uber in the future. the driver says he will continue working for uber. and uber drivers are being asked to sign an agreement barring them from taking part in a class action lawsuit. the lawsuit is pushing for ub the lawsuit is pushing for uber to define their drivers as employees instead of contractors. that will allow them to have benefits and be reimbursed for expenses they accrue on the job. an airline expected to file for bankruptcy after mysteriously shutting down. the airline served as a life the airline served as a lifeline between hyannis and nantucket. they announced their closure on friday but gave no reason. barnstable airport looking for alternatives to transporting
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amazon taking action against hoverboard. they are questioning about the safety standards and may remove some of them from their site. there have been ten reports of hoverboard fires in nine states in recent weeks and consumer product safety commission has launched an investigation into those fires investigation into those fires. it is 5:15 on this monday. hello, everyone, things looking good on the pike as you are headed from 495 from whomkinton through framingham into the newton area. 1 south route 1 looks good. zakim bridge wide open. live drive times, 11 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 19 minutes on 93 south from 49 19 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 21 minutes on 128 as you head from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. fox25 storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joining us now, and a joining us now, and a little bit drizzly out there. kind of a -- you know, a bla day. >> shiri: kind of a blah stay >> shiri: kind of a blah stay-home day if i want to be technical about it.
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feature some dry weather. it maybe misting at times, and results in a little bit of fog, but not going to be a very good-looking day. gray almost all day long. heavier overnight rain moves in and as that wraps up, we start pulling in those wind gusts 30 to 40 miles per hour during the day tomorrow. so we trade in the wet weather for the windy weather. right now, though, we are shaping up like this. lots and lots of clouds. not too many raindrops to be found. 46 degrees right now 46 degrees right now in boston itself. visibility is fine. nice light winds at this hour. 47 degrees by 7 a.m. 9 a.m. comes along, 49. look at that. the chance of a little drizzle in there. 11 a.m., 50 degrees. we make it into the low 50s and temperatures keep warming after dark and that wet weather moves toward us here. one of the spots reporting fog is fitchburg at 44 is fitchburg at 44. visibility has dropped further down to bun mile. last time we checked into this, three miles. visibility is dropping a little bit and i can actually
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different spots today which is why i want you to be on the outlook for that fog if you were doing any driving today. here how the warm-up goes in. central massachusetts, 44 degree at 7 a.m. 9 a.m., 45. still in the upper 40s by 1:00 this morning. we get into the low 50s but happens pretty late in the day and then one of my warmer spots southeastern mass, 46 degrees in plymouth. you have the clouds and do not have any fog right now and something i am keeping a very close eye on for the morning commute. 7 a.m. 47 degrees. by 9 a.m., 50. we head into the middle 50s here, i think by late tonight around midnight, we could crack a couple of upper 50s in that neck of the woods. futurecast here, i know it looks very dry as we make our way through noontime. still with all the clouds and around the moisture that we have out here, that will pull in the mist and fog for a couple of spots. we still have a lot of dry times to get into before the heavy, heavy rain makes its way toward us by 7:00 tonight.
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massachusetts will start seeing that steadier rain and progresses toward eastern massachusetts between 7 and 10 p.m. and we got that wide p.m. and we got that widespread at times heavy rain during the overnight hours and pretty early during the commute here tomorrow. 7:00 tomorrow morning, heavy stuff is already out of here. we have a lot of lingering clouds. one or two showers that we got to get through the morning commute and by the middle of the day, seeing the clouds break up. in comes that wind i was mentioning with those gusts 30 to 40 miles per hour and some more afternoon clouds. it might clear up for a little while. not done with the cloud cover yet. yet. kind of unsettled here for your tuesday. for today, high temperatures happening very late. 53 degrees in boston. 54 in beverly. 58 in plymouth. middle 50s back through bedford and worcester bedford and worcester at 53. fitchburg, 51. cooler in nashua at 51. hyannis, 55. and nantucket, 57. and expected rainfall really doesn't start to add up until
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the steady stuff comes in. so these trace amounts of rain, you can see on the screen, that will be the patchy drizzle during the day today and we get the real hefty rain totals during the overnight hours from a quarter to error to half an inch of rain is expected that mean downpours are downpours are definitely something to be aware of. for tomorrow, highs in the upper 50s. happens during the morning down. temperatures compared to the after high of 42 degrees for this time of the year. temperatures are going to be above average for this entire beak. kind of appropriate as this entire month as a whole has been 8 degrees above average. that is significant. look at this warm stretch. likely comes to an end as we head toward the weekend. drizzle today. steadier rain overnight tonight and tomorrow the wind that comes into play in. as the clouds break up in the 30s. a high of 47 degrees. the brightest day of the workweek. thursday the clouds build back in with developing rain into your friday, so thursday,
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wet weather. dry again by the weekend with lower 40s as you saw normal for this time the year. breezy on saturday with a few more clouds on sunday. brighter, milder at 44. back to you, guys. crowds gather on a rye, new hampshire beach to dheer a baby seal back into the ocean. oregano found with a wounded flipper and respiratory infection. oregano taken to the national marine center in bourne to recover. this weekend he was released back into his natural habitat after getting a clean bill of health. >> somebody already spotted a seal off the coast, so i am hoping his friends are going to come in and gel right to come in and gel right out in to seal island and just be happy. >> gene: oregano one of 100 harbor seals stranded on the seacoast this year alone. >> sara: so cute. a local veteran is going the extra mile for his battle buddy.
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nothing related to the san bernandino terror attack was found in a california lake. investigators scoured the lake for three days and found some items, but they say they are not useful to their investigation. the lake a few miles from the center where 14 people were killed by tashfeen malik and syed farook. the fbi was searching for a missing hard drive from the couple's computer. now investigators are turning their focus to a neighbor who purchased some of the rifles used in the san bernandino attack. the washington d.c. reports that -- the "washington post" reports that enrique marquez is cooperate is cooperating with officials. he checked him new year's eve into a mental health facility. he posted a note on his facebook page the following day saying i am very sorry, guys, it was a pleasure. he told the fbi he bought the rifles years ago when he and farook discussed an attack in 2012, but marquez backed out. boston's boor of health will vote this week on the legal smoking age.
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increase the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. if approved the law will take effect in 2016. hope it will discourage people from voting -- from smoking. on thursday, a state trooper pulled over joel figueroa for driving over 100 miles per hour on 93 and hookset. he was charged with reckless operation. yesterday the same trooper spotted him speeding again on 93 93. figueroa told the trooper he was upset being pulled over again because he was only going about 80. new hampshire police are hoping surveillance pictures had help catch a suspect in a botched bank robbery. the suspect tried to rob -- rather tried to back his car into the atm at the bank of new hampshire yesterday morning. police say the suspect stole the car from a woman attending a church service in laconia. a boston christmas tradition is hosted by a
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>> t+ was the night before christmas when all through the house no the a creature was stirring not even a mouse. >> our very own mark ockerbloom narrating "a visit from saint nick" last night during the holiday pops performance at symphony hear. this year keith lockhart will conduct the boston pops in 44 performances. an epic light display will stick around this holiday season. how total stranger pitched in to make sure everybody could enjoy these lights for christmas. plus, the danger of one of the hottest holiday gifts could pose to commercial airlines. and waking up this morning if you were headed out now it is in the 40s. we got a lot of clouds coming home from work.
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we are following developing news in worcester. investigators are expected back at this home this morning where an elderly man and woman died in a fire. you can see police remained on the scene at this hour. we will take you there live for a report in just a few minutes. good morning, monday, december 14. i am sara underwood. >> gene: i am gene lavanchy. fox25 stormtracker meteorologist shiri spear back from a week vacation. hope it was restful, shiri. >> shiri: oh, yeah. >> gene: the timeline and damp roads and showers will return later on. >> shiri: i wish could i say i brought a change in the pattern but the same pattern as last week. fitchburg, we have fog. worcester, we have some fog.
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and more areas kind of see that fog develop as we go through the day. so 46 degrees now in boston. burlington at 45. wrentham at 46. not too much variation. it is upper 40s for the cape right now. plymouth at 46. marshfield at 49 degrees. worcester waking up to 43. a little bit cooler right now in fitchburg. i suspect those cooler temperatures where we are getting that fog. temple, amherst, new hampshire temple, amherst, new hampshire. and also the potential of you seeing that little bit of fog. patchy drizzle and fog at 7 a.m. 46 degrees. and 51 i think. if we get any breaks in the clouds, it happens around noon clouds, it happens around noontime. they fill back in by 3 p.m. 53 degrees. not just the chance of fog but the misty conditions again as we head home from work and 54 degrees by 7 p.m. scattered showers just starting to get heavier and show you how long the heavy batch of rain will last us coming up. and julie grauert a standing by with live drive time
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how are things looking north of the city. >> julie: looking good north of town, 128 moving along with that green traffic flow which means we are not seeing high volume quite yet. wait for it. it will be on in later this morning. expressway looking good as we can see -- still quite a bit of room from the cars as you head back the gas tank. 23 minutes on the pike from 49 23 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. 10 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 10 minutes on 93 south from the clove leaf to the leverett connector. sara and gene, back to you. happening today, the investigation into the runaway red line train moves forward with a new hearing. transportation officials are investigating reports that 5 investigating reports that 51-year-old david vasquez tied a cord around the throttle of the train thursday and didn't secure the brake when he left the train last thursday morning to flip a bypass switch. the train barrelled through four stops before mbta operators were able to stop it by shutting down the third rail. no one was hurt, and vasquez is on leave.
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of discipline he may face. meantime, later this morning, the governor and transportation will honor the two mbta employees whose quick actions at the operations control center prevented possible tragedy last week. that ceremony is set for 10 a.m. at the statehouse. of course we will be there. happening this morning, closing arguments in this teenager's high-profile murder trial on the north shore. phillip chism is accused of killing his math teacher inside danvers high school two years ago. catherine parrotta live outside of the essex superior court house and you have been covering this case since the very beginning. what should happen in court this morning. >> reporter: well, closing arguments could happen today and could happen as early as 9:00 this morning. and we will learn more about that when the trial resumes at 9 a.m. after the closing arguments happen, at some point the jury will get the case, the deliberation also rebegin and we will have to wait and see what they come back with. all of this comes back after delay last week.
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session. the jury was not there after the defense went home with a stomach bug the day prior. phillip chism himself asked to be excused early thursday from hearings in his murder trial. hours later, his attorney denise regan was also absent after going home sick. the delay pushing closing arguments until at least today adding tension to the court room. the prosecutor speaking of the human cost of every delay in the case. it came after the setback for chism's defense. they wanted to release brain scans that suggest he suffered a brain injury and is schizophrenic and may explain the state's expert witnesses who claim he is faking mental illness symptoms. the judge wouldn't allow it. rape raping and murdering his teacher colleen ritzer in 2013 and members of the ritzer room for all of these proceedings, and as you might imagine, this last delay has been probably very tough for them and as you mentioned
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court room there on thursday. but, again, closing arguments morning. we will learn more as the morning goes on here. in the meantime, coming up next hour, we will recap the arguments that both sides have been making during this trial. for now live in salem, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. and developing this morning, an elderly man and woman are killed during a fire in their home. crews raced in to try save the pair, but they died at the hospital. fox25's jessica reyes is live at the home this morning where return. good morning, jess. >> reporter: good morning, sara. they are expected to be near a couple of hours and you can see the cruiser parked right outside the home where this happened on burncoat street in worcester. fire fighters we know really did their best to rescue those two people inside. but unfortunately. they were both killed last night. we learned that the victims were an elderly man and woman. the fire started just after 8:00 in the city greendale neighborhood. when fire crews showed up they
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worse by the second and the first floor was filled with smoke. the two victims unconscious when they got there last night when they got there last night. >> there wasn't a lot of fire damage. smoke is as deadly as the fire itself. so, the -- the actual cause of death would be determined by the medical examiner, but unfortunately they were unable to make an escape before it was too late. >> reporter: and first responders did cpr on the victims on the scene and on the way to the hospital but they were pronounced dead by doctors shortly after arriving there. the biggest question is how the fire started, and the investigators will be out here later this morning trying to answer that. jessica reyes, fox25 news. police in chelsea are investigating a crash that brought down an utility pole. according to tweets sent out by the chelsea fire department overnight, a tractor-trailer hit the pole at broadway and
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our camera was on scene as utility crews began cleaning up the pole that was snapped in half in the middle of road 37 police have not said what truck. 5:35. the new england patriots are officially in the playoffs and once again the best record in the afc and the pats also have gronk back. he returned after missing one game with a knee injury and in the second quarter he collects a touchdown pass from tom brady, his 10th of the season. pats up 17-6 before the break. patriots would extend their lead in the second half. james white rushing from three yards out. 27 27, texans, 6. once again.the win comes with a price. running back legarrette blunt was hurt in the second quarter and did not return to the game. he injured his hip, but was able to walk to the locker room on his own power. sports director tom leyden will joins us in studio and have reaction of the big win and look into next sunday in foxborough. a worcester man will face
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mom of three. louie mendez was arrested on friday for the stabbing death of cherise hill. hill was found lying along murray avenue earlier this month.several stab wounds. the brutal attack was the brutal attack caught on surveillance camera. today marks the third anniversary of the sandy hook school massacre. first time that it falls on a school day. new town officials are trying to make the day possible for many students. adam lan sgha killed his mother and went to the school and killed 20 third-graders and then administrators and himself. newtown will hold an interfaith service to remember the victims. today people in boston will pay tribute to the sandy hook victims by unveiling a gun control billboard. for years the massive billboard counted the number of people killed by guns since the sandy hook tragedy. it was taken down after the
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the new billboard will go up across from the hine s con veng center. looking whether a local judge went too far when he ordered a landlord to take a course on islam. a caves daisy obey who was convicted of assault for pushing a muslim tenant down the stairs in 2012. the tenant said she yelled derogatory remarks about muslims at her. ordered to attend the course on islam her lawyer says violates her constitutional rights. slashing tuition. students from new hampshire, massachusetts, vermont and massachusetts, vermont and connecticut will pay the same tuition as the flag. ship colleges. students will pay the instate price instead of of the university of maine out university of maine out-of-state cost. the move will s expected to increase enrollment and revenue. a veteran and a service dog have been reunited.
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bourne just over a week ago. his spleen was removed. his liver and heart bruised and five ribs were cracked. hits owner retired colonel was right there when this happened. he says watching jeremy suffer was tough because jeremy has been there every tempt way with his struggle with ptsd. >> we are a partnership. that is the way it is with any service animal. our partner and you will do anything for them. and i would do anything for him. >> sara: jeremy's recovery bill added up to $15,000. double that of a go fund me page. the leftover money to a organization that brought jeremy together. max was shot in the leg on december 1 in acushnet. his owners have raised enough money to pay for his surgery. police have not made any arrests. they are not sure why max was shot.
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bull will he from a hunter. after recovering they hope he can be a therapy horse and work with people at hospitals and schools. holiday light display in worcester is shine worcester is shining bright thanks to a kind stranger. for 25 years the family has lit up their home, but this weekend 3500 stopped by and caused a pretty big traffic jam. they posted on facebook they had to turn off the lights because they don't get a police detail and that is when a kind woman had paid for a police officer to direct traffic there. they thanked her on their facebook page. what a scene, julie. >> julie: yes, and a great way to get into the holiday spirit. good morning, everyone, traffic moving along nicely and still light as far as the volume is concerned. 24 minutes on 93 from 495 down to the zakim bridge. shiri. >> shiri: keep the chance of rain low. at 8 a.m. at noon, less than 20% because so patchy and fine. but the chance of rain will start to go up as we hit the
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downpours next. it costs more than 300 million, but there is already generation warship. why it had to be towed into port. out the competition.
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has the praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. bernie sanders passed more amendments in a republican congress than any other member.
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with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders. a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. today president obama is making a rare visit to the pentagon. the president and his national security advisors will meet with top military generals to focus on the war on isis. the first visit since the attacks on paris and san bernandino. the president's first trip to the pentagon was in july following the capture of several cities in iraq and sir radio yea by isis. tomorrow the republican presidential candidates will hold their final debate of 20 hold their final debate of 2015, and now we can expect donald trump to take aim at texas senator ted cruz. cruz is surging the latest polls. one you are in survey puts the
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yesterday trump said that cruz is a bit of a maniac in an interview with fox news. the bruins hope to continue their hot streak. the black and gold won two straight and earned points straight and earned points in 10 of their last 11 games. christmas is coming early for taylor swift fans. apple will be streaming her 19 apple will be streaming her 1989 world tour live concert film for free. it captures swift's november show in australia and includes back stage footage and rehearsals. just last month swift was threatening to keep her song off apple music because of the platform's free trial. a massachusetts company is trying to change a controversial industry. selling wraps, leg warmers and other items made out of road other items made out of roadkill. the owner says it is an alternative to trapping wild animals or raising animals just for their fur. but animal rights groups are still not happy with this. they say the idea is keeping alive an industry that they
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get rid of. good morning, 5:45. let's start on route 3 if you are coming up from the south coast as you can see moving along fine from 228 in rockland throughway mouth to the braintree area. things looking good on 24 and 95 approaching 128. also on the pike, moving along fine. starting to slow down on the expressway as you can see quite a few more brake lights in this shot then the last time we checked in 10 minutes ago. live drive times. 13 minutes on route 3 from 228 to the split. 3 minutes on 24 from 106 to 28 3 minutes on 24 from 106 to 28. 9 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. fox25 stormtracker meteorologist shiri spear joining us. and keeping a ion out for a little bit of fog. a little bit of drizzle out there. >> shiri: not expecting much sunshine. put this pa way. the sun comes up at 7:05. as it does, there will be a lot of clouds and that fog, that drizzle that julie was mentioning.
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bright day. average low is 29. not a single 20-degree reading on the map. average high is 42. we are starting warmer than that already this morning in boston. it is 46 degrees in the city. beating the normal high temperature for the day so you know it will be a warm one. visibility is just fine in boston itself. we have a little bit of central massachusetts taking on that fog right now. worst of the visibility coming out of fitchburg right now so i am keeping an eye on that. 7 a.m. in boston, 47 degrees. by 9 a.m., 49. 50 degree at 11 a.m. by 1:00 this afternoon, we will head into the low to mid-50s and lot more clouds than anything else. with those clouds the chance all this get a little mist, a little drizzle, a little bit of fog. clouds will be the biggest thing in your forecast today with lots of drive times in between, but mild and cloudy and we got that moisture trapped beneath the clouds resulting in damp conditions now.
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the rain that comes in overnight tonight. we will see some downpours. and you will sleep through most of this heavy stuff. future cast as you roll through the day and not going to see a lot going on. it is underdoing that drizzle just a little bit here and steady rain between 7:00 and 10:00 that will move from western to eastern massachusetts. a steady at times heavy rain that takes us into the predawn hours but doesn't last between 3 and 4:00. 20 hours from now and improvements in site. high temperatures are a little bit tricky because they will happen real late in the day. temperatures will continue to rise, but by about midnight, 5 rise, but by about midnight, 52 in taunton. 58 in bridgewater and plymouth 58 in bridgewater and plymouth. 57 in braintree.
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in southeastern massachusetts. boston will climb up to 55 degrees. same in framingham. worcester and fitchburg, 54. lawrence, 52. cooler in portsmouth. and i do think it is a good idea to grab your rain gear even though not a pounding or constant rain. that little bit of drizzle and mist can really get into your clothes if you don't have that extra waterproof layer. tomorrow highs that will make it into the upper 50s. almost steady temperatures through the morning hours here and through the early afternoon once he hit mid afternoon once he hit midafternoon, the temperatures will dive downward. not looking that bad for folks leaving the house. lingering clouds. one or two hours remain until 10:00 in the morning, but by lunchtime, look at that, breaks in the clouds. the winds start to pick up, so it is not going to be wet any it is not going to be wet anymore and turn windy.
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that will bubble back into tomorrow. we don't totally clear out for sunshine. as the whole, december running 8 degrees above average. the average temperature so far this month 46 degrees the average high temperature is 53 average high temperature is 53. we are talking the last month of the year here. so finally we are going to get a taste of reality once we hit the weekend. that is when temperatures are going to be back on track. 40s. until then a mind run this workweek with 54 today. 59 with developing wind tomorrow. brightest day end up being wednesday. wake up to the 30s and high of 47 degrees because thursday clouds come back in with a high of 53 and developing rain into your friday. friday all day 40s and lower 40s for highs on saturday and sunday. back to you, guys. >> gene: 5:50 this morning. an unusual way to fight thieves. the smelly surprise one homeowner is leaving for
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a new study says that drones are getting dangerously close to airplanes more than ever before. the study says between 2013 and september of this year, there were 327 reports of a drone coming within 500 feet of an airplane. 90 of these involve a commercial airline. study shows depending on the size of the drone a collision with one can result in a catastrophic engine failure. >> bird strikes give us some indication what can happen. a bird made with softer materials than the drone can penetrate the cockpit which is another area that we think is somewhat worry. >> gene: an estimated 1 million drones are expected to be sold this holiday season. "the hunger games" was number one at the box office for the fourth week in a row and a new movie based on moby dick with chris helmsworth was far than enough to make a dent in the $100 million production budget. to big changes at the gas pump
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pump, prices are holding stead pump, prices are holding steadthy at a little more than 2a gallon. the average price of a gallon of regular is $2.01 per gallon of regular is $2.01 per gallon, $.17 less this time last month. a woman's face will not appear on the $10 bill this year. the have he shallry department received more public feedback about the proposed redesign than expected. the she can deplanned to make the change by the end of the year but because of all the input pushed off until some time in 2016. among couldn't tenders are harriet tubman, eleanor roosevelt, rosa parks and helen keller. the holidays are a high time for package thieves, but one homeowner decided to fight back in a rather stinky way. eric bardo was frustrated hearing packages being stolen off the doorsteps in his las vegas neighborhood. he collected what his dog had left behind in the yard and put in a box. >> i put in there and taped it up and wrote the address on it
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days and they finally came and got it. >> sara: awesome. bardo said the most shocking thing wasn't the theft itself but how young the suspects were. he didn't contact police but hopes his prank taught thieves a lesson. this reminds me of the kids 'book called "walter the dog." >> gene: a familiar story. >> sara: very familiar. >> gene: we always get a poopy present from time to time. and this guy did. a boost in your college savings account. the gift starting this one school district and hoping to spread across the state. the patriots are back on top of the afc. sports director tom leyden is suiting up now ready to break down gronk's return and the impact of legarrette in blount injury. coming up at the top the hour. more wet weather in the picture today, but look how low these rain showers were
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a deadly fire claims two lives late last night. we are live at the scene as investigators return to find the cause. the driver of the out-of the driver of the out-of-control red line train will face the music this morning. the hearing to determine his punishment and how the governor plans to honor the employees that saved the day. and gronk is back make his presence felt. the big play that put the pats over the top and the key blow
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