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>> sara: i'm sara underwood. morning downpours for several hours but it is going to lighten up. shiri spear has the latest on good morning. >> shiri: good morning, you guys. rainy radar, indeed and see the rainy radar within the neck hour and a lot of showers pushing offshore this morning and another round across boston at 50 right now, plymouth 56, 47 though in lawrence and drying out now fitchburg back to worcester, still very cloud nethose locations, it is going to take a little longer for us to really brighten up so you can see here at 9:00 a.m., showers are out, temperatures in the lower 50s because we are cooling down as that cold front comes through and temperatures actually rebound back into the mid-and upper 50s by lunchtime today, noon time going to be some of the brightest weather that you find out there during the afternoon sun and scattered clouds, temperaturewise this afternoon about 54 to 58 turning partly sunny yes and
and turns very blustery later today and right now julie grauert standing by with live drive time traffic. how had things shaping up there. >> southbound, accident at onramp and that is cause something delays as northbound drivers slow down to check and see exactly what is going on. as we shift up as you could see there's a celtics game tonight and otherwise a pike moving along slowly and here are the live drive times, 18 minutes on the pike from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel and look at that, on the expressway, we are over an hour, hour and 15 minutes braintree split to the pike, 47 minutes on 128, route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. >> gene: new this morning more trouble for the "t," mechanical problems delayed a train for after an hour.
kingston train was stopped between at south weymouth. the commuter rail tweeted out they had updates the line was delayed 70 or 80 minutes and twitter user on board the train tweeted out the train lost all power before south weymouth leaving passengers to sit in the dark. appears the train got moving again about an hour later and so far no reports of any problems this morning. gene: only on fox25 this morning, we are hearing from the van driver who forgot to drive a child off at daycare. >> sara: five-year-old fell asleep at the back and left alone nearly an hour before someone saw him. >> jessica: little boy very young, if years old and we learned police are now looking into how exactly this happened. the bus driver spoke only to fox25 last night, and we know the boy was picked up by the house by a private hired bus
driver never checked to make sure everyone got off safely and woman driving by saw the little boy all by himself and called 911. we did speak to the drive last night that says he feels awful about what happened. >> one mistake, little boy fell to sleep and i looked back, i saw that he went to school and i went home and it happened. i feel so sorry about that. >> jessica: and that little boy was alone for total of 45 minutes. his mother actually said she understand that mistakes happen and she forgives the driver but still making charges and we will have the potential charges coming up the next half hour. live in lawrence, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: happening this morning the jury begins the first full day of the deliberations in murder trial of danvers teen accused of raping and murdering the math teacher. the jury eight men and four
catherine parrotta live outside salem supreme court where the deliberations will resume at 9:00 this morning. catherine, good morning. >> catherine: good morning, gene. the deliberations will go until 4:00 this afternoon if need if the jury doesn't come back with a murder before that point in time. now philip chism's fate in the hands of the jury. they got the case around 12:45 yesterday afternoon. that, of course, after lizening to closing arguments on both sides and philip chism on trial for raping and murdering his math teacher, 24-year-old colleen ritzer in october of 2014. chairwoman's de-- chism's defense making the claim one last time that he was not in his right mind and the prosecution
>> philip chism, a kind smart 14-year-old, committed these terrible acts when he was in the throws of a serious mental illness. >> catherine: and jury can find philip chism guilty or not guilty. can also find him not guilty for lack of criminal responsibility which would be the insanity defense. of course, the jury will need to weigh all the evidence and come to consensus on this before returning verdict on the charges in this case, and that could take awhile. it is impossible to predict. however, fox25 did speak with legal analyst brad bailey and told us in charge in particular could be lengthier deliberations and he will explain more next half hour. catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: when the jurors reach a verdict fox25 will give you live coverage right here on the air. >> sara: neighbors say a brother and sister who died in a worcester fire were very close. 85-year-old mary gray and her brother nicholas were killed in
fox25 was there as investigators returned to the scene yesterday morning. we are told that both siblings had a hard time walking. neighbors say it seems like they stayed with each other until the very end. no word on a cause of the fire. sara: a new hampshire man accused of trying to burn his mother's house down told a judge he has been suicidal. police say justin kane dumped gasoline on the back porch of his mother's home after a argument. prosecutors argued for high bail who said he is a marine that surfs from ptsd and judge set the bail at $50,000. >> gene: this morning on the cape looking for a man caught on camera robbing a store. brewster police call on brewster farm market around 7:00 p.m. the man bought something and police say when the clerk opened the door he pulled out a handgun and accused of grabbing cash and taking off.
warping people about counterfeit bills. the money looks like a real 100-dollar bill and feels wax and he if you look closely it says for motion picture only. police believe the couple is trying to pass out the fake bills. >> sara: today a mother and son heading to court. both accused of attacking a neighbor as he looks at a christmas tree. jim was admiring the veterans day tree on sunday when upstairs neighbor suddenly taxed him. he says the team came at him with a pair of scissors. >> he opened the sissor which caused me to have defensive wounds on hands and deep cuts on three fingers. >> sara: the victim says there's been ongoing dispute which include cleaning up over the dog and filed a primaries tex order involve his neighbors. >> gene: celtics get another shot at the kings to battle the celtics.
eastern conference right now. rajon rondo said to have given a gay slur. offensive term when announced yesterday kennedy publicly revealed he is gay. rondo apologized and kennedy says he come out to show no one can make you feel ashamed who you are. >> gene: baseball great pete rose mai not be let back into the game. he believes rose still bets on baseball. the hall of fame eligibilitily is different issue. the haul has the power to decide on its own if the all time hits leader belongs on ballot in the future. that has not been the case until now. >> gene: highlight on expressway and braintree split
avoid the expressway at all cost if you can. usually have right around 40 minutes, so this is significantly long and her give you significantly larger headache if you're stuck in it this morning. shiri? >> shiri: kind of headache weather out there right now between the clouds and fog and rain but within the next hour huge improvements. 50 right now with showers, 50 at 8:00 a.m. with clouds and by 9:00 a.m. clouds are starting to break apart, winds only start to fire up, show you where they are headed next. >> gene: mbta driver who abandoned red line train misses important meeting with the bosses. reason he stayed at home and what fox uncovered about the work history. >> sara: first a potentially investigation.
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7:13. meteorologist shiri spear here, and heaviest rain focused across eastern massachusetts and new hampshire, chester seeing downpours into methuen and andover and northeastern massachusetts and boston area and south shore as well. >> gene: drivers that don't have an easy pass may face extra charge once toll-takers are eliminated next year. some transponders are free but
we will look at the closer plan. >> michael: folks stuck at the tolls. toll taker here in weston and around the state on the mass pike, they are going away starting in october of next year and that does have some people upset. if you have easy pass that should get smoother and that's the goal but some representatives worried about the people that don't have them. the plan is issue surcharge for anybody that doesn't have a pass and use a pay by plate system to receive a bill for the toll. those reps are worried to force drivers to get easy pass they may not want and might believe is invasion of privacy. a mass.report quoted in the paper says the pay by plate fees would not be revenue generated and punitive and only be designed to cover the costs of that pay by plate system. again, the toll-takers are going away in october. we do have some good news for folk who are driving around on
the prices at the bump. we will go into detail on that coming up in about 30 minutes. for now live in weston, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: boston transit leaders want local cities to help chip in on the cost of the green line expansion project. state rep bill strows is on the committee and mbta fiscal control board says strapping will remain option until affordable verse of the project is presented. meantime more signs the "t" will be ending late night weekend subway and bus service next year the globe reports that the mbta fiscal control board "t" stop yesterday to begin the process of canceling the service and we have been reporting the control board has been reporting about sending the service.
and too little time to maintain. >> gene: the biggest car dealership in the country putting people at risk. mass during visit to car max lot in north attleboro they found 17% of vehicles had open recalls founder of safety institute said she was able to buy the 2007 jeep from the north attleboro location. it has three recalls on it. he said the car max associate told him about the problems when he asked but he thinks car max should fix the recalls before any vehicle is sold. >> these are not insignificant problems. these are real problems that have to be recalled under federal law. >> gene: car max tells us it, quote, provides vehicle specifically for information about open recalls to every rally customer prior to purchasing a used vehicle. he knew about the vehicle and purchased the vehicle nonetheless despite having the opportunity to walk away or return the vehicle. bill currently in congress comake it illegal to sell
right now it is completely legal it is important to note that only a manufacturer authorized facility can fix recalls, not independent used car auto dealers like car max. car max location is in norwood. >> julie: 7:17 on tuesday. good morning, everyone, new accident to tell but, 128 southbound right after route 28 in randolph. some residual delays, nothing major quite yet. expressway still significantly slower than we are used to seeing right now, waiting for closure to reopen, the expressway southbound, ramp way partially blocked at columbia road. things south 93 south through similarville, route 1 in saugus stop and go past lip fells parkway. here are live drive times, 40 minutes on route 3228 to the braintree split, up to 43 minutes 'em, 45 minutes 128 from westwood to the weston tolls, 67 minutes, so over an hour on the expressway from the braintree
meteorologist shiri spear joining us and i know you're forecasting windy but sunny conditions by the lunch hour. >> shiri: by the lunch hour big turn around and turn around starts this very hour and for the morning commute so far wet and foggy, even a little breezy, lunch times comes around, not wet, not foggy any more, all we have as wind and winds will strengthen quite a bit and here is last the showers. now, hovering close to the sea coast of new hampshire, north shore in and around the boston area, falling apart and extending down into southeastern mass and that's the end of the shower basically happening right now the in lowell you start to dry out as we speak in boston just after 7:30 this morning, newbury 7:49, 8:04 in plymouth, falmouth 8:13 and so far times have been spot on and i'm pretty confident this is when things are really going to wind down. last of it pulling away from the morning.
current conditions obviously a little bit soggy here, spots like boston dropping all the way down to 50 . earlier this morning at 3:00 a.m. it was 61, so we have seen a big time cooldown with the rain and front coming on through, rain out there now, but look at drying timeline 9:00 a.m. 51 so the warm-up is starting, pix 56 at 11:00 p.m. and lunch time and early afternoon we get a fair amount of sunshine in and around boston few more clouds going to develop across the interior, 50 in worcester right now already seeing dry weather but lots of lingering clouds. although at lunch time you do brighten up, i will turn you partly cloudy again this afternoon with temperatures only in the lower 50s, a little bit cooler the further inland you are so future cast by 9:00 a.m., couple leftover clouds, noon time, there's the sunshine i'm promising. afternoon see the clouds filling back in away from the coastline but boston gets back up to 56, so does beverly 57 in plymouth
in keene, new hampshire and 55 in chatham, brightest spot southeastern mass but also wind for everybody today. so this widespread wind advisory starts at 11:00 a.m., goes until 6:00 p.m. because gusts are per hour. not just strong enough to catch your attention if going to be outside, but very blustery, even light enough to be isolated damage, not widespread but isolated damage like taking down tree limbs. tonight it is 30s and 40s, bounce back into the middle 40s tomorrow, so tomorrow will be a lot cooler by comparison, things warm back up on thursday with high of 52 developing rain during the afternoon and evening, only slight chance that we will hang on to shower here on friday but big weekend cooldown with 39 and flurries on saturday, warmer at 45 on sunday back to you. >> gene: 7:20 this morning. big uber news on the west coast. still ahead on the fox25 morning news what happened in seattle that could be coming out here at home. >> sara: but first the final gop debate before the primary
been stabbed by a isis supporter was lying. we brought this to you breaking news yesterday morning and this morning the cnn admitted to making it up at a hospital. france under state of emergency following last month's deadly attacks in paris that killed 130 people. police say they don't know how the teacher was hurt or why he made up the story. >> gene: new this morning u.s. government started testing new procedures for screening the social media activity of foreigners applying for u.s. visas. wife involved in the san bernardino shooting talked about joining fight for isis one day. they sent the messages before applying for visa coming to the united states. gene: new fight to push back against terror groups in
people and require new plan to the knock it offline and allow president obama to order evacuation how social media is used in this regard and president would have six months to give congress a strategy for encountering terrorist use for social media. >> sara: sergeant bow bowe bergdahl faces honorable discharge to life in prison. >> gene: nine candidates will be on main stage in las vegas, donald trump will be in the center and challenged by closest challengers and first time the trump has been questioned about rivals about his call to ban muslims entering the united
not hurt trump's support among republicans so far and nationally holds large lead over cruz and carson. 7:25 this morning and new study shedding light on cause of autism. coming up what pregnant women are doing that could increase the child's risk. >> sara: temperature range right now from the 40s to the 50s. got the last of the rain moving through dry but very wind and he show you where we get the worst of the wind this afternoon coming up. >> sara: well-known local sandwich stop under investigation this morning. coming up at 7:30, weekly scam the owners are accused of
>> gene: morning downpours are starting to wind down. latest look at radar right now. shiri says the cape and islands still going to see this for the next half hour or so. >> sara: good morning, everyone, thank you so much for join think us, i'm sara underwood. >> gene: i'm gene lavanchy. ya'll watching -- julie watching the roads for us this morning. tracking rain out there and as we said, shiri, starting to move out. >> shiri: it is starting to move out, doesn't look all that the pretty in boston that's because we have the last of the rain and looking a lot
dryer in the city than it did whileag and winds at 15 miles per hour, nothing compared to the wind that we will have in place later on today but you could see boston finally get the shower pushing away from you here.
still i think before whyure totally done but swampscott to ipswich, exeter and dover, new hampshire, we got the showers and right here over southeastern massachusetts. really the wet spot from the south shore to the southcoast
and cape, you will not be done until 9:00 this morning with the rains. right now worcester looking good, cloud and he 50 , 47 in pepperell, 48 in amherst, new hampshire and temperatures are slowly going to warm up right now, boston at 50 with some showers by noon time 37, not just dry but so much brighter. so we will see brighter but breezy conditions this afternoon and wind gusting up to 50 miles per hour. now let's get you over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, how are drive times doing? >> julie: minor delays pike eastbound at weston tolls. shift over to the expressway, heavy volume there from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road. you will see the reflected in the drive times as well.
to mass ave, still over an hour on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike and about an hour that seems to be the magic number right now, that's on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: developing news now out of france where police have in22-year-old in custody. bbc reporting there was a raid this morning and more than 2700 of that been conducted since the november 13th attack. two men were in custody and 360 people in france are under house arrest during the investigation. gene: meanwhile less than two hours jurors return to courthouse in salem philip chism accused of raping and killing his math teacher inside danvers high school. >> sara: catherine parrotta live at court this morning to explain why the decision could be tough to reach, even though
catherine. >> catherine: that's correct, sara, jury has a lot of evidence to weigh in the case and today will be the first full day of deliberations, resume deliberations around 9:00 and they will continue until about 4:00 this afternoon, if need be. if they don't arrive at verdict before that time but the fate of philip chism is now in the hands of the jury. the jury got the case around 12:45 yesterday afternoon. that, of course, after they heard closing arguments from both sides, each painting a very different picture of scene-year-old philip chism on trial for murdering and raping his math teacher, 24-year-old teen. the jury confined philip chism guilty or not guilty, also find him not guilty for lack of criminal responsibility, which would be the insanity defense and legal analyst brad bailey says deliberations may not be quick because of the aggravated rape charge. >> it is going to take long time
evidence there, so even if they got to quicker consensus on the murder charge, that aggravated rape charge could keep them out the for awhile. >> catherine: at heart of that was ritzer still alive in the assault in the woods and jury will need to weigh all the evidence before they come to consensus on that, but closing arguments philip chism's said he was mentally illinois and there was no mentally illness found and jury has to consider all the evidence presented to him over the past couple weeks and again, that work will resume around 9:00 this morning, but again, both sides had one last chance to make deliberation to the jury and fox25 was in the courtroom for the closer arguments and excerpts coming up next half. >> gene: when the jurors reach
news app and live coverage right here on the arizona. >> sara: fox25 investigates woman held for years in the stabbing death of hadder husband will be in court today and she may be set free. steven reed was killed in jamaica plain in 2003 and police say she found his wife, kevin navarro, found covered in blood. he was arrested but found mentally incompetent to stand trial. she has spentnt 12 years in center and reed's family says they will not get justice. >> people say time heals but maybe it does but it is not healing for us because we are back in the same position. >> sara: today a judge will hold a bench trial to determine if she is guilty or not facility facility -- guilty by reason of insanity. fox25 looked into concerns about criminals found not guilty by reason of insanity and found
200-4162 men and women have been committed for mental illness. 85% of them are back in the community. >> gene: five-year-old left alone on school van far nearly an hour and driver telling fox25 it was a huge mistake. jessica reyes live outside the police department in lawrence and jessica, that man could face charging. >> jessica: could face child endangerment charges and woman that saw the boy on the bus called 911 and they are looking into on criminal charges and he was left alone on the bus for 45 minutes when he headed to daycare yesterday morning he was picked up in the house by the private bus driver and fell asleep. the driver never importantly checked to see if he got off.
awful about what happened. >> i love my job. kids go to school and learn. things happen and i feel so sorry about it. >> he was on the bus total 45 minutes and 8:00 he will have how the mother is reacting. >> sara: death of woman hit by commuter rain trail in ashland. this happened yesterday in the area of cherry street in tilton avenue. transit police say woman in 50s was trespassing and walking illegally on the tracks when she was hit and transit police and d.a.'s office are investigating. police are revealing new information about a deadly hit and run in quincy. a 78-year-old woman was killed while crossing bergan parkway on december 3rd. police say man in his 50s was the driver of the car that hit her. we are told the vehicle was
volvo, had front end damage and driver got out of the vehicle after the crash, land at the victim and then drove off. >> gene: this morning attorney for driver who lost control of red line train says these client is sick because of all the stress surrounding the incident. according to the globe this morning david vazquez lawyer says he missed a hearing because his doctor told him to do so. the train was not supported and sending it down several miles with no one at at controls. his attorney said my client has good record with the mbta, driving his trains and doing his best to drive them as safely as possible. it is horrible the guy is under immense amount of stress and he
he worked for the mbta from 1986 to 1991 and then again 1994 to present leaving three year gap. "t" says can't comment about why he left and then came back because personnel records are not subject to public disclosure laws. mass dot official say they do not know if he had been fired before and they don't know if he has ever faced any disciplinary issues in the past. meanwhile questions are being raised how the mbta updated information about the runaway train. it is protocol and that they learned only minute later about the situation. the other big question why public wasn't given information until three and a half hours after the incident. >> one of the the issues should
broader public in a different way. >> gene: will report is expected out a week or two and stay on top of the new development. >> sara: a caller claims to be from isis and threatening and people reminding people never to give out personal information over the phone. the owners of north shore landmark now facing federal charges. prosecutors charged the two owners of tax fraud. owners of restaurant accused of hiding section million dollars from the i.r.s. prosecutors said they destroyed the two cash register receipts from the store and filed false tax returned. >> gene: bill cosby taking legal action against some of the women accusing him of rape.
he said he never drugged or sexual assault and as a result he has suffered loss of jobs and mortification and they have revoked with school. cosby has been accused of sexual assault from dozen of women and not been charged with ate crime. >> shiri: last of the rain showers coming with gusts, invent to 30 miles per hour now over southeastern massachusetts including south shore, cape and islands but look at how the winds increase this afternoon, easily gusting 30 if not 40 to 50 miles per hour.
stays gusty like this coming up next. >> gene: nasa looking for a few good restaurants but do you have what it takes? hiring requirements regular people need to get into space. >> michael: commuters are smiling, at least a little bit, about the prices at the bump and tell you about the industry and it is not passing fuel savings along to the customers. >> sara: it is time from the phyl your stocking and between seven and 8:00 give you fox25 morning news word of the day and then simply head on over to the facebook page, click on the contest link and enter that word of the day. you have until 9:00 this morning to enter and today's word of the
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>> sara: welcome back at 7:45. >> shiri: plymouth to hingham this morning and also just pulling out of the boston area and away from the north shore, gloucester up to portsmouth, new hampshire, that is the very last of your rain. >> gene: in case you haven't noticed, gas
prices at lowest level in six years and analysts predict it could be even lower and great news for wallet and holiday travel plans. michael henrich live along the weston tolls with more on what's causing the plummet at the pumps good morning, michael. >> michael: isn't it nice to give give news at commuters and mass pike and morning commute is going well how it goes and julie will be the expert on that.
this pike, will be massively used as holiday travel plans kick into full gear over the next
couple of weeks. gas prices according to aaa shaping up to be lowest for the holiday season since the spring of 2009. the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in massachusetts is $2.07, even less in new hampshire. that equals savings of 64 cents less per gallon compared to filling up last year and $1.50 less in 2015. >> quite a bit to fill it and as it goes down it is easier to fill it. >> gene: >> michael: back here on the
hochange -- how change in tolls means it could get more expensive for them. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: 7:46. seattle first city in america to let uber and lyft drivers unionize and bargain collectively and applies to uber and lift drivers as well. spokeman from uber didn't comment on the ordinance but said that uber supports the drivers. uber and lift drivers can't unionize in boston. >> sara: according to new study women that took antidepressants in the last six months of pregnancy were 87% more likely to have a child later diagnosed with autism. doctors saw no increased risk in first trimester.
jama pediatrics. >> julie: route 3 south of town bright red traffic glow northbound up to the braintree split. some of the other major roadways 24 a little bit sluggish as you head from brockton through stoughton and up to the randolph area. expressway jammed from furnace brook parkway as well as as you approach the braintree split. here are live drive times. an hour right now on route 3 from 228 to the split, 21 minutes on 24 from 106 to 128. thankfully we have dropped down to 26 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for columbia road. fox25 storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear ginning us. we have been able to kind of watch this ebb and flow with the rain making way out and now we got wind that are coming on in. >> sara: winds takeover lunchtime in the afternoon and wrapping up in a jeff and out of here for the most part by 8:00
later for the cape and afternoon those will be 50 miles per hour, going to be noticeable, might be minor isolated damage but no widespread damage anticipated, just a very blustery afternoon and then we got more thursday rain in the works. those downpours will favor southeastern massachusetts but for right now southeastern massachusetts really my wet spot as the front is yet to push on through as it does it is going to drag away the showers but we got the colder and breezier air back behind it, so anyone traveling to or from the coast that's where we will encounter the showers now, still a lot of lingering clouds back behind it and do a nice little number on clouds as well. so as we head toward noon time today, i just want to point out look at how much brighter it is. big time turn around. turn around starting right now, by lunch look like a totally different day with the sunshine in place, couple clouds pop up into the afternoon, call it partly cloudy, especially north and west of boston, a little bit brighter in southeastern mass but all things considered it is
the wind is going to be a little bit of challenge from time to time but sure beats those showers. now, 50 in boston, we have been there for the last hour. coming down in a huge way from the 61 that i had at 3:00 this morning, but the warm-up is happening, so 51 by 9:00 a.m., by 11:00 this morning and 56, 57 by 1:00 p.m. and you can see that brighter weather on the way especially boston, south shore, cape, across the interior few more clouds and 56 in boston in framingham and 55 through manchester, new hampshire and 30s and 40s back, wake-up temperatures tomorrow and by comparison feel like it is fall again or even like it is winter and then high temperatures tomorrow only cracking the middle 40s and much cooler day, believe it or not wednesday temps are still above average and above average this time of year and wednesday brightest day of the workweek because thursday at 52 i have developing rain that will favor the afternoon
likely wrapping up before we hit the friday morning commute but you can see downpours there over southeastern mass and just some flurries for your saturday. back to you guys. >> all right, shiri. despite generous gifts filling red kettles donations are down. the group says they are finding more valuables like vintage watches and engagement rings than ever before but donations are down from last year and charity hopes to raise $3.4 million this holiday season. >> gene: we will be down at downtown crossing. have you been practicing the bell ringing. >> out there. >> gene: we will be helping so they can close the gap and reach
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>> sara: stress of dmv is more than one woman can handle. 31-year-old asked to leave and when she refuses highway trooper gets involved and you can see she fights with him as he wrestles her on the ground. the woman did leave the dmv eventually but in handcuffs. she was let go on bond. take look at this video out of oklahoma. whoa. two women managed to barely escape being plowed down by a truck when it slammed down into the lobby of hotel and man and truck was talking it the police just outside moments before. then he got behind a wheel and barreled right through the front of the hotel. watch this again. there we go. local newspaper reports the whole thing was over a billing
the man's credit card have been declined and forced to pay cash and he is being held on 1 million-dollar bond. >> gene: oklahoma where trucks come whipping down the plain apparently. gene: cat vanished two weeks ago. >> kind of like not seeing cowork any more and concerned about her. >> hope someone will recognize her and bring
her back home to them and hope for safe return for swat cat. >> sara: they will be recognize because of the color.
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>> sara: police investigate what went wrong. danvers 13 accused of killing his teacher. very different accounts of the accused can i that both sides hope will sway the jury. >> terrifying site that caused plane to make emergency landing and what passengers the reported right outside the windows. fleet new -- complete new england news coverage. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: 8:00 and we appreciate you spending time with us. sara: i'm sara underwood. rain moving out and look at when the sun returns that looked like it has returned outside. >> shiri: it is trying to
wet but rather mostly cloud and he seeing breaks in the clouds around boston at still just 50 , 51 in norwood, 50 in worcester and 53 in fitchburg. we got a couple showers pulling away from cape ann and portsmouth, new hampshire now but most of the
rain plymouth down to the cape and the islands for the next hour and then, guys, check it out. 10:00 a.m. things are brightening up, temperatures are warming back into the low and mid-50s, upper 50s are back by lunchtime today and that's where we stay through much of the afternoon. slowly though things going to cooling back down and partly sunny, winds that really become active, gusting 50 miles per hour and tell you how long it stays breeze nea few and back over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. >> see high volume in typical spots. d branch minor eastbound delays
getting to high volume spots, look at map route 1 in saugus, 128 southbound as you approach the cloverleaf. 93 northbound we do have exit ramp partially blocked as you hop on to route 1. 128 southbound through lexington sluggish. spots. pike slow through the weston tolls and then into the allston-brighton area. here are live drive times. hour on the pike from 495 to mass ave, 36 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike and hour and 16 minutes on 128 south from tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: school van drive opening up after he left a small child alone on a van. jessica reyes is in lawrence with interview you will see only on fox25 and he says it was a huge mistake, jess. >> jessica: this boy was five years old and police in lawrence
little boy was left alone all alone on the bus. we spoke to the driver only on fox25 last night. picked the little boy from the home last night after he was making his way to daycare and the little boy parentally fell asleep. >> little boy fell sleep. i feel so sorry about that. >> sara: mother says she forgives the driver and coming up the ineck half hour we will have the charges that that driver could now face.
reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: we could learn the fate of danvers teenager accused of raping and killing his teacher. catherine parrotta live in salem where the jury is about to begin the first full day of deliberations. good morning, catherine. >> catherine: good morning, gene within it will happen about an hour from now, jury resuming deliberations around 9:00 and could go until 4:00 this afternoon, if it is necessary, if they don't arrive at verdict before that time. the fate of philip chism in the hands of the jury. the jury got the case around 12:45 yesterday afternoon. that after they heard closing arguments from both sides and each painted a very different picture of 16-year-old philip chism who was on trial for murdering and raping his math teacher, 24-year-old colleen ritzer in october of 2013. chism's defense making the case one last time. chism was mentally ill the day he committed the crimes. the prosecution reminding the jury no evidence of mental
videos again. >> premedication. >> philip chism, a kind, smart, 14-year-old committed these terrible acts when he was in the throws of a serious mental illness. >> sara: can find him guilty, not guilty, not guilty for lack of responsibility, which is the insanity defense and jury has a lot of evidence to weigh as they try to reach consensus on all of those charges and fox25 did speak with legal analyst brad bailey and could lead to lengthier on the others and for now live here in salem, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> >> gene: when jurors reach a verdict we will bring it to you on the news app alert and bring
>> sara: mechanical problems delay a commuter rail for over an hour. last night around 9:30 kingston was delayed between south weymouth saying it was delayed for 70 to 80 minutes and twitter use or board the train tweeted out the train lost all power before south weymouth leaving passengers to sit in the dark. now, it appears the train got moving again about an hour later so far no problems this morning. >> gene: former congressman gabrielle giffords will join new hampshire lawmakers to announce a new coalition to keep guns out of hands. she has been advocate of gun control since she was shot and astronaut mark kelly will be with her at today's event. it is called the granite state coalition for common sense and announced today at 11:00 a.m. >> sara: neighbors say brother and sister that died were very
hard time walking and neighbors say it seems like they stated with each. feels waxy. if you look closely it says for motion picture use only. police believe a couple trying to pass around those fake bills. >> sara: fox25 was admiring his veterans tree on sunday when upstairs neighbors suddenly attacked him. he says the teen came at him with a pair of scissors. >> he opened the scissors had deep cuts on three of the fingers. >> sara: the victim said there had been ongoing dispute over issues that include cleaning up after a dog. he was also charged with violating a protection order involving his neighbors. >> gene: boston transit leaders want local cities to help chip in on cost of green
state rep bill strauss says cambridge somerville and medford should help pay for the green line expansion. house chairman of the state's transportation committee as fox25 reported the mbta's fiscal control board says scrapping the project will remain an option until an affordable version of the project is presented. gene: meantime more signs the "t" will be ending late night weekend subway and bus service next year. globe reports the mbta fiscal control board asked "t" staff yesterday to begin the process of canceling the service. we have been reporting for months now the control board has been considering ending it. the board says it costs too much and leaves little time to maintain the "t's" aging trains and buses. >> sara: holiday dream come true for hundreds of local kids. this was a second annual shop with the cop event in boston. police officers joined about 300 kids at the south bay center's target to go shopping for toys. it is really exciting day for children but police commissioner bill evans says it is also
forward to every year. it>> it is a great way the officers enjoy it and highlight of the christmas season to take the kids shopping. >> sara: mayor marty walsh stopped by and loved seeing the faces and they are building positive relationships with members on the commute. >> julie: track traffic and weather every ten minutes. slowing down 128 southbound as you make your way through lexington and down to the pike. ville a look at live drive times in a moment. first here is shiri. >> shiri: hope you looked outside because trading umbrellas for sunglasses, mostly cloudy at 50 and clouds going to lighten up next couple hours, 9:00 a.m. 53, 10:00 a.m. 53 and tell what you time the upper 50s are back in town next. >> sara: plumber says his
barnstable to mashpee still dealing with showers and same bow chatham as well as wellfleet up to provincetown but now let the drying begin. >> sara: this morning you need to get an easy pass or get ready to pay up. the state plans to eliminate traditional toll booths and that could mean an additional charge unless you get an easy pass. fox25 michael henrich is live at the weston tolls with how this would work. good morning, michael. you. are going through the tolls here, you got the cash only lanes and easy pass lanes but starting in october the toll-takers are going away. they will be eliminated from this whole process on the mass pike here in weston and in other spots. now, if you have an easy pass, your commute should get a bit smoother but harold reports some state reps are worried about the people that don't have it is easy to get them but they say
now, the plan is to issue a surcharge for anyone that doesn't have an easy pass and instead uses a pay by plate system to receive a bill for the toll. the reps are worried that will force drivers, pressure them into getting an easy pass they may not want and they might believe it is an invasion of privacy. a mass.report quoted in the herald says pay by play fees and only there to cost the payment system. toll taker elimination is starting in october. now, coming up in a half hour we do have good news for folks heading out on the roadways and that involves prices at bump and about 30 minutes. live in weston, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: u.s. house of representatives likely to approve plan to require new steps to knock the terrorists offline and bill would require
evaluation to how social media is used to radicalized people. president would have six months to give congress strategy for countering terrorists use of social media. this morning police in paris say a teacher who said that he was stabbed by isis supporter was lying. the teacher claimed to have been stabbed in neck by man in hood. we brought you this as breaking news yesterday morning. this morning cnn reports the man admitted to making it up after interview at the hospital. france is still under state of emergency following last month's deadly took in paris that killed 130 people. police say they do not know how teacher was hurt or why he made up the story. >> sara: army sergeant held captive by taliban charged with leaving post. he admits to leaving on purpose.
later in exchange for guantanamo bay detainees and he could face life in prison. >> gene: shortly after takeoff sunday passengers said they watched a piece of wing fall off this picture was taken by one of the passengers and shows part of the wing hanging down. this piece of the wing helps reduce drag. plane landed safely and southwest is investigating what happened. >> julie: it is now 8:17 and good morning, everyone. seeing heavy volume on the expressway and on 128 approaching the braintree split. 128 northbound we aren't quite safe there yet either as you approach the pike through needham. very heavy volume. over on 128 southbound still sluggish through lexington and here are your live drive times. 34 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike, an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 41 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls.
meteorologist shiri spear joining us and i love this facebook post from earlier. december, we will take it. this is boston in bahamas. i don't know, we started off so warm. >> we did. >> things are changing. >> shiri: you saw the post. we were at 61 at 3:00 this morning. that was today's highs. now we are down to 50s but we are going to warm back up into the afternoon winds from the west at 13 miles per hour. don't have any significant gusts in boston right now, but obviously the breeziest conditions planted right over the cape and islands where we still got a couple shower to go before we dry out but these winds are going to strengthen. in fact, i got a wind advisory that goes into effect at 11:00 this morning, goes until 6:00 this evening because winds will gust as high as 50 miles per hour. seeing a lot of gusts perhaps between 40 and 50 miles per hour but that is going to be a nuisance. that even can catch you when you're driving a high-profile vehicle, that can catch it while you're driving, so let's all be aware of the wind situation today.
just looking a little bit wet here over the cape. the rest of us drying out, boston even seeing some breaks in the clouds at 50, saw the live shot look pretty nice there this is how the warm-up goes. noon time 58 , so we get back into the upper 50s here, plus we are going to turn much brighter this afternoon. not everybody stays quite that bright though. worcester at 50 right now. we will see things 37ly brighten up around lunchtime today, but then the clouds actually bubble back in during the afternoon with temperatures recovering into the middle 50s and portsmouth, new hampshire at 44 lots of lingering clouds, showers have ended for you guys but it is going to take some time to shed the cloud cover. so let's give it a little time, brightest time for you going to be early this afternoon extend to turn partly cloudy, sun ask scattered clouds for you folks in southern new hampshire this afternoon. future cast here we go. there's your brighter noon time forecast but afternoon north and west of boston in particular
that we do turn partly cloudy again with temps getting up to 57 in boston, 58 from plymouth over to norwood, 56 in bedford, upper 50s lawrence, cooler in worcester at only 53 this afternoon and nice bright afternoon and tonight 40s and 30s so waking up not quite to freezing temp and colder weather what we have this morning and middle 40s for the highs tomorrow. weekend always in view and tomorrow going to be one of the best looking days i have and coolest of the workweek, 50s back on thursday and friday but thursday afternoon see rain develop and continuing into the evening hours occasionally heavy, especially over southeastern massachusetts as you can see likely ending by friday but i'm going to keep slight risk of friday shower, saturday breezy and flurries with highs in the 30s, 45 with more sun on sunday.
>> sara: biggest watchdog dealership is putting people at risk. the car max in north attleboro 17% of vehicles had open recalls founder of the safety institute said he was able to buy the 2012 jeep from the north attleboro location. it has three recalls on it. he said the car max associate told him about the problems when he asked but he thinks car max should fix the recalls before any vehicle is sold. >> these are not insignificant problems. these are recalls that have to be recalled under federal laws. >> sara: car max says they have information about recalls
to purchasing a used vehicle. mr. cane knew about the open recalls prior to the sale and purchased vehicle nonetheless despite having the opportunity to walk away or return the vehicle. bill currently in congress could make it illegal to sell recall to used cars but right now it is completely legal. it is important to note that only a manufacturer authorized facility can fix recalls, not independent used auto dealers like car max. car max newest bay state location is in norwood. >> gene: viral photo causing texas man to receive death threats. picture received by islamic. texas plumber received more than 1,000 angry calls since the photo went viral. the man says he sold the truck to dealership three years ago. no word if the picture is real or fake. >> sara: seattle first city in
drivers to unionize. couples are considered independent contractors and allows all taxi drivers to bargain collectively and applies to uber and lift drivers as well a spokesman from uber didn't directly comment on the ordinance but said that uber supports its drivers. right now uber and lift drivers in boston cannot unionize. >> nasa is hiring astronauts. to get the big you have to have a bachelor's degree in science or engineering field and three or more years of professional experience and also a u.s. citizen and know how to swim, be of normal height and weight so you can fit in the suit. deadline february 18th, so if you are interested get that application in. it. >> gene: i'm out because it said normal height and weight. >> sara: what are you? >> gene: abnormal. >> sara: massachusetts casinos may not be all taxpayers
the first casino generating that's nowhere near original estimates. >> shiri: cape got gusts, 20, 30 miles per hour, nothing compared to this afternoon and easily see gusts, 30 to 50 and go over it next. >> gene: trouble at popular north shost beef restaurant and why the owners are now facing federal charges
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it has been wild according to weather. 3:08 and jumped into the 60s and warmer than dallas, atlanta, new orleans, los angeles, we were the hot spot. >> sara: good morning, everybody. it is tuesday, december 15th, and this weather actually feels great. i can't believe that it was 60 at 3 in the morning. >> gene: ten days before christmas and here we are in the 60s. >> shiri: remember last christmas when it was in the 60s? >> gene: was it really? >> shiri: yes. let's not say it is like this in december we are not going to get something later on. we know how it worked last year. doesn't mean we are not going to get any snow this season. clouds breaking up right now, cape. what a turn around. giant turn around. right now 50 , we got wind from the west at 13 miles per hour
boston 50s, framingham at 50 sharon at 51 and temperature here in the 5050s and temperatures are starting to warming up in spots like worcester at 50, holden at 54 , pepperell dropping down to 47 and i got a lot of 40s in southern new hampshire but things are warming up and that takes us into the mid-and upper 50s by noon time today. dry, partly sunny, clouds over a bit into the afternoon, especially the further inland ug, so 3:00 p.m. a mix of sun and clouds at 58 , winds are going to be whipping though, worst of the winds get today during the afternoon hours. by 7:00 p.m. wind advisory will be over but it remains very breezy, i'm going to break down the wind speeds coming up in a couple minutes, but right now julie grauert live drive time traffic. how are roads shaping up? >> sara: >> julie: slow spots, update
cleared starting to open things up just a little bit more. still very slow though on 128 as you approach the braintree split i found average speeds just 9 miles per hour that start in canton, continue through randolph and up into braintree. things slow on 93 south still from woburn into medford and into somerville. 128 south through lexington still problematic. here are live drive time, 35 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike and hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and 36 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: only on fox25 a van driver talks about the moment he realized he left a child alone on a bus. fox25 jessica reyes live in lawrence where police are investigating this incident. jess, good morning. >> jessica: good morning, gene police looking into exactly how this happened and the driver could now face child endangerment charge. driver spoke to fox25 last night
child up early to go to daycare yesterday morning and the child fell asleep on the bus. double-checked to make sure everybody made it off the bus okay about you 45 minutes later called 911. the driver is a father of two what happened. >> today is not my day because i love kids and i love my job and i love to do this because kids can go to school, learn, things happen and i feel so sorry about it. >> jessica: that little boy was alone total of 45 minutes and fox25 how mother is reacting to all of this. live in lawrence, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: 30 minutes jury selection in the case of the danvers teen accused of raping
back in front of the court. they will decide the boy's fate. catherine parrotta live outside the courthouse right now and, catherine, legal analysts says in spite of the fact no one denies he did this, this case could take awhile to decide. >> catherine: could very well be the case and it could come down to one charge in particular, but with any deliberation process, it is hard to predict how long the process will last. the process will resume about half hour from now and the jury could go up to 4:00 today before they head for the day and come back again tomorrow and comes after they
heard closing arguments yesterday from both sides. philip chism's fate now in their hands. the jury got the case around 12:45 yesterday afternoon after hearing those closing arguments. each side painting a very different picture of 16-year-old philip chism on trial for murdering and raping his math teacher, 24-year-old colleen
the jury can feigned philip chism guilty or not guilty and find him not guilty for lack of criminal responsibility, which would be the insanity defense. legal analysts brad bailey says deliberations may not
be quick because of the aggravated rape charge. >> that's going to take a lot of time for jurors to sift through and try to figure out timelines and look look at the medical evidence there, so even if they have gotten to a quicker consensus on the murder charge, that aggravated rape charge could keep them out for awhile. >> catherine: at heart of that issue was ritzer still will have in the woods, and jury will need to weigh all the evidence to determine if that was the case. closing arguments chism's defense again made the case he was mentally ill when made the crimes and prosecution saying no mental illness was found and acts were premeditated and both
sort of sum up the cases in both cases here and make the closing arguments and jury, of course, will be weighing all the evidence now as they return to deliberations today. again, supposed to happen around 9:00 this morning, bob ward will be in the courtroom and we will give you an update here in just about an half hour as the process resumes, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: when the jurors reach a verdict fox25 will bring you live coverage of the verdict right here on the air. >> sara: fox25 investigates woman held for years in the stabbing death of hadder husband will be in court today and she may be set free. steven reed was killed in jamaica plain in 2003. police say they found his wife sara navarro covered in blood. she was arrested but found mentally incompetent to stand trial. navarro spent 12 years in treatment center and no word if she is now comp itent but reed's family fears she will not get
>> people say time heals. maybe it does but not healing for us because we are back in the same position. >> sara: today a judge will hold a bench trial to determine if she is guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity. back in may fox25 investigates looked into the concerns about criminals found not guilty by reason of insanity. we found state records show since 200-4162 men and women have been committed for mental illness, 85 are% are back in the community. >> sara: this morning investigation underway by commuter rail accident at cherry street and tilton avenue. transit police say a woman in her 50s was trespassing and walking illegally on the tracks when she was hit. transit police and the d.a.'s office are investigating. >> gene: this morning driver lost control of red line train says his client is sick because of all the stress surrounding
according to the globe this morning david vazquez's lawyer says that vazquez missed a disciplinary hearing yesterday because his doctors told him to. vasquez was operating a red line train and when he got out to flip a switch and did not secure the brakes sending the train several miles at the tracks with no one at the controls. the attorney says my client has a long good record with the mbta driving those trained and doing his best to drive them as safely as possible. it is horrible this guy is under immense amount of stress, cares deeply about people and passengers and accusations have been really difficult for him. gene: meanwhile questions are being raised how the mbta updated information about the runaway train. >> don't have anything on that. >> gene: braintree police actually tell the transit police about the incident. "t" police sent us a statement saying its protocol and that they learned about it only a
the other big question why the public wasn't given more information until three and a half hours after the incident. >> one of the issue we can look at in the investigation should we have communicated with the broader public in a different way. >> gene: full report is expected out within the next week or two and fox25 will stay on top of every new development. >> sara: this morning leominster police warning about a disturbing phone scam. a caller claims to be from isis and threatens the person who answers. the fbi has been notified and police are reminding people never to give out personal information over the phone. sara: and owners of north shore land marketing facing federal charges. prosecutors charged two owners of nick's roast beef with tax fraud. owners of the north beverly restaurant are accused of hiding nearly $6 million in income from the i.r.s.
the true cash register receipts from the store and filed tax -- false tax returned. this morning experts are predicting that the bay state's first casino will make less money than anticipated. according to the globe state budget analysts estimated that the plain ridge park casino generated $160 million this year it was initially estimated to be $100 million more than that. the rival twin river casino in rhode island is believed to have generated more than expected. rhode island officials worried the new massachusetts casino just 11 miles away would hurt their bottom line. >> shiri: i have to keep updating the icon because the 48 to 56 right now as we brighten up but lots of wind from the drive home from work and take you hour-by-hour
give it a pop. it's always worth remembering... that icing the cinnamon rolls is a privilege not a right. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. >> gene: the republican presidential candidates will have the final debate of 2015. front runner donald trump will be in center and closest ben cruz and ben carson and first time trump questioned about the rival about banning the muslims and it has not hurt trump and
>> sara: former high school coach in texas will not be able to would, as teacher for the rest of his life. he ordered to attack a referee during a game earlier this year. the coach pled guilty to assault charge he was given 18 months probation. 1,500-dollar fine and 120 hours of community service. he also permanently gave up his texas teaching certificate. >> gene: you probably noticed gas pretty cheap right now, and it is going to stay that way at least through the holidays and very good news. michael henrich at weston tolls and what's causing this? >> michael: nice to get good news when it comes to holidays and prices at the pump and exactly what we have here this morning and take live look at the weston tolls on the mass pike. road that surely will be heavily used for holiday travel plans in just a couple of weeks. good news here is gas prices according to aaa are shaping up to be the lowest since the
of regular unleaded in massachusetts is $2.07, even less in new hampshire. equals savings of 64 cents less per gallon compared to filling up this time last year and $1.50 less at this point in 2013. >> my car is eight cylinder, so it is quite a bit to fill it as the prices go down, it is easier to fill it and travel more. >> michael: as far as air travel, that's another story, they are not passing along the savings as fuel prices drop. back here on the roads though ahead in 30 minutes, next report features a change happening to the tolls here in weston and around the state that could mean higher prices for commuters. stay with us for that. live in weston, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: all right, michael. boston police swat team looking for a missing furry friend.
she was adopted by the team at bpd's special ops unit in roxbury after hanging around two years ago. she had her spayed and micro chipped and she vanished 2-week ago. they are hoping someone will recognize her and bring her home again. >> julie: car fire on 128, right there in the center of your screen. 128 northbound as you approach 138, intense flames, hood of that car looks like it is just about to explode, heavy thick gray smoke as well and thank you for that viewer who got us the video, but kind of tough conditions out there right now. on our map 128 northbound two lanes closed right at 138 because of the car fire. that's leading to longer than issue drive times in the area. right now on the pike eastbound slow average speeds about 14 miles per hour as you approach the allston-brighton
lexington sluggish, that's pretty typical this time of the morning commute. here are live drive times, 27 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 50 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. almost an hour and 20 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. fox25 storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joins us now and when i came up to visit you, we had on sunglasses. >> sara: it is all blue right now, incredible change, went from gray to rainy now is the sunny and shortly we will go to windy, so hello sunshine, good-bye showers, afternoon winds gusting up around 50 miles per hour. we got more rain in the forecast as we head into thursday but there's the front. it is out to sea at this point and just about out to sea pulling away from the outer cape and back behind it we got cooler air which is why temperatures have dropped so significantly today starting at 61 at 3:00 a.m. and now we are at about 50 in boston but the big
windy one as we head into the afternoon. so future cast here we go. by noon time today look at the sunshine, it is totally widespread. the winds are going to kick into gear though and there could be some gusts as high as 50 miles per hour. don't think it is going to be gusting the whole time. i think we will see a lot of gusts into the 30 and 40 miles per hour range with a couple nearing 50s, even at some of the higher elevations in particular out toward say worcester we could end up with a little bit of wind damage but at afternoon tends to turn partly cloudy in a couple places, 5:00 p.m. still dry, it is not going to interfere with the drive home from work. 50 right now. you can see the wind are at about 13 miles per hour but they are really going to fire up in the next couple of hours as we get deeper into the day. so by noon time sunshine and 58, it is going to be blustery here at 2:00 p.m., might be a little cooler because of the wind but boston does top out in the upper
, norwood 58, worcester 53, manchester, new hampshire at 56 and 57 in nantucket. overnight tonight though wait temperatures. 30s and 40s, that is going to feel so chilly when you wake up tomorrow morning compared to what you had today, mid to upper 40s and highs coolest but brightest day of the workweek because by thursday clouds build back in, high 52 , developing rain during the afternoon and evening, slight chance we will have lingering shower at 50, much cooler, saturday 39 breezy with flurries and brighter and mild on sunday. back to you guys. >> sara: all right, shiri. little girl in a fire and asked for one thing. overwhelming response that will
>> sara: despite generous gifts salvation army says donations are down. they are finding more valuables like vintage jewelry and it is down from next last year and hope to raise $3.4 million this season. we will be outside macy in downtown crossing so come out and join us. >> gene: looking forward to that. gene: deliveries are delayed this holiday season. orders on cyber monday took 20% longer. some say it is a early sign holiday may be too much for them hanging. >> ups need them by friday and first class mail deadline this saturday and if you are running late you could pay more at these
get there in time for christmas. >> gene: unbelievable outpouring of support for a little girl in new york who was badly burned in house fire that killed her dad and brothers. she received 195,000 cards in just one day and there's more. this morning we now know that she and her family will be going to disney world for a week all expenses paid and organization behind the big surprise sells cookies to help families like hers. >> gene: look at video. some people just don't want to wait. next what set off violent tantrum at registry of motor vehicles. >> shiri: i removed fog and big threat will be the wind and
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