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now at 6:00, record warmth on christmas eve. where temperatures will soar into the 70s. a threat still facing that region today. and a security rule change during one of the busiest travel seasons. why some passengers won't be able to opt out of the full body scan. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. a wet christmas instead of a white one for you in england. how to looked in littleton overnight as some rain dripped off the decorations there as you can see. good morning and happy christmas eve to you, i am daniel miller. >> catherine: and i am catherine parrotta. rain is moving out in now and later today probably won't see a coat of any kind. >> daniel: which is hard to believe. >> catherine: perhaps may lelikamaka today.
>> sarah: throwing out the vocabulary. i love it. i love it. last year i was here on christmas eve and it was so mild and so wet and we got into the 40s. okay. 60s near 70 for the day today. still dealing wet conditions. the heaviest rain several numbers inches to the southeast and a few spot showers out there. 40s to the north and west of the city. 50 in boston already, and in the 60s down across the south coast. new bedford at 62. there is some challenges with visibility throughout this morning and take it easy on the roadways. worcester reporting half a mile visibility. still about a mile or left for nantucket. and chatham. starting to burn off. we could hold a little bit longer for the cape and islands longer for the cape and islands. high temperatures more typical of the spring. more typical of florida this time of year, and in fact if you do see any breaks in the cloud cover, sure enough, you could be getting into the 70 could be getting into the
take a closer look at record highs in just a few minutes. check of traffic with julie grauert. >> thingsing good a this early hour. expressway wide open. not seen any changes in our traffic flows to indicate things are slowing down. 128 moving along nicely if you were headed to the pike. 93 south route 1 looking good. as you can see route 1 in saugus, still very light volume. here are your live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 21 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 23 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. catherine and daniel, back to you. breaking news overteas. police in belgium have arrested a 9th inspect linked to the deadly attack in paris. he had been in constant with the suspected ringleader's cousin. they are not releasing his name citizen. 130 people were killed in the attack in france. >> they are coming right at us. let's go.
storms killed at least seven people in mississippi, tennessee, and arkansas. >> andrew spencer reports the severe weather impacted much of the midwest and south just as people are traveling out of state to see family and friends for christmas. >> we came back -- a near death experience. >> some people made it to safety just in time. >> we were in the house, we heard the wind picking up. we dashed out to the storm center and 45 seconds, and it just hit. we would walk out of the storm center, everything was gone. >> reporter: others weren't so lucky. several people died as a large tornado formed in northern mississippi that left a trail of damage for miles and miles moving well into tennessee. >> i couldn't even find my house. it was just that bad. trees were just everywhere. >> reporter: overnight first responders in several states worked to make sure no one was trapped under debris looking for help. >> our number one priority if we have someone stranded or trapped, we try clear each
highway going door to door to make sure we can eliminate all the possibilities. if there is still someone that needs help. >> reporter: the storm damage across the midwest and mid south flooding roads, damaging trees and homes in parts of kentucky, illinois, indiana and alabama as well. i am andrew spencer reporting. >> daniel: fox25 will bring you all new developments from the south and midwest throughout the morning. if you were away from your television, you can get alerts through your fox25 news app. it is free to download from the app store and google play. new rules at airports across the country as the holiday travel rush swings into high gear. now the tsa say some passengers cannot opt out of full body scans. fox25's jessica reyes is live at logan airport with the reason behind the changes. jess? >> reporter: good morning, catherine. you can see it is pretty busy at logan airport and has gotten busier and busier since we got here. these brand-new measures were
many of the people we have spoken to this morning, they are just learning for the very first time. >> reporter: as security concerns mount in light of recent terror attacks, the tsa is making changes to some of their screening procedures. >> i think you have to just sur rend derr, no spry see. >> reporter: the agency announced wednesday travel for enhanced screening will no longer be able to request a patdown. instead will be able to pass through body scan machines. the body scanners don't have the ability to store images instead a generic image of a human body and not the person being screened. >> i don't see any images being saved and stored in a database. a quick check i think is fine. >> reporter: it is important to note this only apply note this only applies to passenger selected for enhanced screenings. people in the regular security line will soon be able to request a physical pat down. >> i really don't mind one way or the other. just something that we all have to put up with. >> reporter: dorothy o'dell has
pulled out of line to set off the metal detector. whether a pat down or body scan whether a pat down or body >> i find them both very intrusive and at the same time necessary. >> reporter: others say they a difference. >> not a big problem for me than requiring people to go through it rather than people having to bypass it for one reason or another. >> reporter: most people we spoke to agree. every time security is tighten, its a good thing. >> nowadays i would rather have tighter security and spend more minutes in line and it is worth it for everybody's stake. >> reporter: tsa want to emphasize only a handful of people as a small number of people are pulled out of hand. live at logan airport, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. it is 6:6 right now. happening today, a local chipotle is cleared to open after more than 100 people including many bc student got the norovirus from a sick employee. we have been nothing since they
circle location on december 7. since then crews are cleaned the restaurant and employee the underwent additional training and restaurant fired the manager that allowed the sick employee to stay at work. >> somebody had asked a.boss. mentioned he was sick and he was told to stay until the end of the shift. bad mistakes and serious consequences. >> daniel: health officials gave chipotle the okay to reopen after the inspection yesterday, but not clear this morning if they will open today. a spokesperson tells us they will, quote, reopen as soon as the restaurant a resupplied and ready to go. chipotle restaurants in other parts of the country are responding to a second wave of e. coli illnesses. five nor people in oklahoma, north dakota and kansas got sick after eating at the chain. food safety groups say finding the source of sickness is like tracking down a serial killer. >> you know how to operate but you don't know hot next victim is going to be. you don't know where the next
and usually don't know why. >> daniel: food poisoning at chipotle has the challenge that officials have been trying to stop. >> food borne i will seasons part of the new spending plan in congress, food safety efforts to help tackle this problem. new this morning the mbta confirms the red line driver fired for tampers with the controls of the plane is not the only driver punished for the same reason. another red line driver was disciplined in 2011 for using a telephone receiver to keep the throttle of a traina place in in july 1999, reported seeing a blue line driver do the same thing. that employee was disciplined. the mbta fired david vasquez after allowing a red line train travel from braintree to dorchester without a person on board. a picture showed the a capability wrapped around the train's throttle and two brake systems were disabled. vasquez is appealing the t's decision to fire him. a warren man is
after police seize rifles, handguns from their home. a look at the stash. they took the weapon from daniel paris because he has two ouis which are grounds for losing the gun violence. got on the radar after the family member told them they were concerned about the comment he made about police. a neighbor spoke only to fox25 and told us the whole situation really scares her. >> everything that has been happening in the news, this is the type of guy that has always been in the back of everyone's mind that he never knew what would happen. he doesn't really converse with anyone on the street. >> court documents show he once threatened to blow up a bar after they didn't let him drive home because he was drunk, and his family and even police say they don't believe he planned on hurting anyone with the weapons he had. police are investigating a crash in hanson that september two people to the hospital. around noon yesterday there are car was going south on winter street when it crossed into on street when it crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a pedestrian and a utility pole. emergency crews flew the pedestrian to a boston hospital pedestrian to a boston
charges. hunting for a serial bank robber. matthew martin is considered armed and dangerous and a suspect in seven robbery suspect in seven robberies in vermont and new hampshire. martin had close ties to the springfield area and investigators believe he is addicted to drugs. >> that is what makes us so worried about him that he is so brazen about it and doing it so frequently. nobody knows his state of mind. >> the latest robbery took place on monday at a credit union at ludlow, vermont. he has been a fugitive since december 1st. the marshal service is offering a $5,000 we ward. police in florida killed a new hampshire man after an armed robbery at a dollar general store. the surveillance video captured the robbery. the man taking custody at the counter is from manchester. we have the 911 call. >> he is headed -- on the back road headed toward auto zone.
>> catherine: sheriff deputies chased hurricane ilber and david kelly. they shot hilber in the woods and took kelly into custody. they think they may have dragged a deerfield officer during a stop earlier this month. police take a providence rhode island man into custody after spending two hours trying to get him down from the roof. looking for thomas morris ever since a robbery. when police showed up in his home, climbed on the roof and refused to come down. morrison is now undergoing a we check traffic and weather every ten minutes. 29 minutes from 495 in andover down to the zakim bridge. sarah s&p. >> sarah: temperatures in the 40s down across this area in green in the 50s and 60s. up. but going to be a mild day out there, and we are going to see of fog. showing up. 63 in plymouth. 62 in new bedford and that
near 70 and a lot of clouds. i will take you hour by hour and show what you to expect in your town coming up. chickens, ducks, horses and alpacas all taken from a new hampshire home. their owner charged with cruelty against the animals. coming up this half hour, how her hobbies spiraled out of control. safe deposit boxes filled with cash across the state.
despite the record warm weather, passengers are seeing lots of delays at u.s. airports. the rain and fog in the northeast has slowed traffic in logan. hubs in new york, washington, chicago and atlanta also
saw weather-related delays and cancellations yesterday. 38 million passengers are expected to fly over christmas and new year's. airline s have added up to 700 extra flights per day. more than 100 million americans are hitting the roads for the end of the year holiday for the end of the year holidays. aaa says this is the highest number of drivers they have ever projected. falling gas prices and warm weather are the big reasons for the increase. the average price of gas is below $2 a gallon for the first time since 2009. many questions this morning after u.s. marshals found more than $1 million of embezzled taxpayer money in the safety deposit boxes of a former state rep. that money was in all cash. officials say the boxes belong to former dartmouth selectmen john george.
for stealing taxpayer money. he said that he only has $2 he said that he only has $200,000 of the missing money. people are outraged. >> you need to get your life in order and think about what you are doing for thaevsh struggled to have a good life. >> catherine: the money was discovered over the last couple of days. we reached out to george's attorneys to get answers but we haven't heard back yet. hyatt hotel is are asking customers to keep an anne eye on their credit card statements on their credit card statements. hyatt said the hackers got to computers that process customers' payments. they have not been able to confirm if any sensitive information was stolen. add illinois to the list of states cracking down on states cracking down on fantasy sports game. the state attorney general has declared the game as illegal gram -- gaming. joins other states to ban
they have considered a bill to regulate the games. a new defeat for proposal of a new casino on martha's vineyard. a federal judge has refused a request from the aquinnah wampanoag tribe. cannot turn an unfinished community center into a gaming parlor. the tribe is expected to make another appeal. it is now 6:17. cherry christmas eve everyone. nice and quiet out there on the road. pike moving along fine from 495 in hopkinton as you move your way to thes reton tolls to the allston-brighton area. volume is starting to increase a little bit on the zakim bridge in is the most traffic we have seen so far this morning. here are your live drive times. 23 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. 10 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 21 minutes on 91 south from 495 to the leverett connector. fox25 storm tracker weather meteorologist sarah wroblewski
one of your tweets, mild today is an understatement and you are right, we are seeing warm temperatures later today. >> yesterday we were in the 50s >> yesterday we were in the 50s. well above average and today we are headed into the 60s. of course and in between that, seeing some really much-needed rain across the region. but some of the rainfall total quite impressive released from the national weather service. two nvts and garner picking but 2:30 -- 2.30 i should say. and brockton picking up just over an inch and a half of rain. boston picked up just under, but still we needed that and still below average for the month. so worcester are about just under an inch of rain and now we are above average. overall we have well above average conditions with respect to rainfall totals for the entire year and going to be an unsettled pattern headed our way and a chance for a spot shower and a lot of clouds too and we are talking about the
mild conditions noon the weekend and does come with a risk of more rain. take taking a look at the record warmth for christmas eve. forecast highs mid- to upper 60s. records in the 5s and low 60s and likely going to shatter these through the day. providence already hit 65 and broke the record and we are waiting as we head through the day. the sun haven't come up yet and we still have time. we have plenty of time. take a look at these temperatures in the 50s across the cape and islands. a lot of clouds. 50s in boston. 40s to the north and west. a few cracks in the cloud cover too. we will be watching that through the day because any sunshine we do see will fuel those temperatures to climb higher. we are dealing with some fog though. that will be the story through the early part of the morning for part of the day, except to see low visibility down across the cape and islands. it is going to turn warm. it is going to turn muggy and turn windy. wind gusts over 20 in many spots across the southeast, the cape and islands. as we head on through the day, with that wind off the water
the low to middle 60s down across the cape and islands. the further north and west you go the breaks in the cloud cover. temperatures gets close to 70 in some spots. take taking a look at the futurecast showing a few spot showers by your lunch hour, you are seeing some of those breaks and i am expecting to see the temperatures really climb. this weak cold front pushes on through allowing for showers down across the south coast, but overall, we will start to find clearing skies overnight tonight and tomorrow looks possible to a quieter day as we will see a mix of sun and clouds and still mild. your holiday forecast. temperatures upper 60s. that spot sprinkles. patchy fog. and come tomorrow, still warm out there lower 60s in some spots. that seven-day forecast with your weekend always in view showing thrust showing temperatures in the 50s in the weekend. another system with rain late saturday and again late sunday and this will bring in cooler, much more seasonable conditions
for the start of next week, and, of course, all you have to do is wait and sure enough the weather changes. tracking a weatherry mix and precipitation possible by tuesday. over to you. a candidate for president firing back at a political cartoon. >> not much ticks me off. but making fun of my girls, that will do it. dan why that cartoonist is defending her illustration poking fun of ted cruz's use of his kids. a bear found wandering a neighborhood 65 miles away from his home.
dramatic new video this morning of a helicopter crashing at a tourist resort in fiji. strong wind gusts hit the chopper as it tried to land at the treasure island resort. it surged forward and slammed into palm trees and landed near a swimming pool at the resort. seven people were on board including two children. no one was seriously hurt. camera drones are being banned from world cup ski races after one of them crashed and nearly hit a skier midrace. cameras captured moment when the drone came down right behind the skier. close call. the drone wasn't supposed to be over the course in italy.
slope. a truck driver in california gets the surprise of a lifetime, take a look. >> that is a bear. >> catherine: it is a bear. cinnamon the bear. it popped out of a dumpster the truck. >> he opened the door and one of our other drivers was stand standing out there. he ran right by him and took off that way. >> reporter: wildlife experts say minute monday most likely climbed into a dumpster looking for food and fell asleep. when he woke up he was 65 miles away from fresno. took crews a few hours. and when he wake up he will be back home in the sequoia national forest. time check it out. a look at some of the stories getting a lot of attentions right now on the web. this one is pretty cool about an elf on the shelf and a little girl got into a bit of an emergency when the elf of the shelf fell off the stocking and no one would pick him up. >> i got scared. >> daniel: 7-year-old isabella
isabella. she was concerned because she thought the elf was hurt so santa wouldn't come. she didn't want to wake her mom so she called 911. police same to the house to make sure everything was okay. isabel explained the situation and police were understandable and understanding but told her to not call 911 unless it was a real emergency. julie i played that on my siblings. what is the number to call. 911, and they called it. don't do that. to indiana for a surprise that will melt your heart. >> julie: i think she is happy. safe to say she is very happy. this is a woman named eva. she was expecting her son and daughter-in-law for christmas. >> daniel: but she wasn't expecting what she is holding. >> they had flown in all from hawaii where they were both stakes stationed from the air force. they secretly adopted a baby.
was she a grandmother, but her grand baby was there and she was just overjoyed. >> daniel: an awesome christmas present. over to sarah for a check of the forecast. >> that is the best christmas forever for her. absolutely. congratulations. a pretty good christmas for us as well with temperatures well above average already in the 40s and 50s. 60s in some spots. if you were traveling today to get to where you need to be, get ready for temperatures near 70 in some spots. i will show you where we will brace record highs coming up. a muslim family plans for months to go to disney is turned away at the airport. they were given no explanation they were given no explanations.
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: coming up next at 6 >> daniel: coming up next at 6:30. wow, check thought live picture here, a tropical-like feel to our christmas eve as muggy and mild weather is in the forecast for the day. we are expecting both temperatures in the 70s once the sun comes up. and good morning to you. i am daniel miller. >> catherine: and i am catherine parrotta. one twitter follower sent me a picture of trees with bugs on them which was pretty incredible. >> shock to the system. >> kind of crazy. we are tracking record warmth temperatures in the 60s for a lot of folks today and some spots near 70. but if you were headed thought morning, we have dangerous fog out there.
visibility down less than a mile in some spots, and it will continue to be quite soupy down across the southeast, but, boy, at least that rain, it has gotten out of here. the southeastern areas picked up over an inch to two inches. boston picked up just under an inch, and we are starting to dry out. the roadways are still wet. temperatures 50 degrees in boston. so mild. typically we are in the upper 30s by the afternoon. so when you are seeing those 60 so when you are seeing those 60-degree marks already, you know the warmth is right at your doorstep. as you go through the day, you can see a spot shower and a lot of clouds around. the fog will lift throughout morning tough throughout cape and island. by your lunch hour mid upper 60s. upper 60s to near 70 and by the evening although we have a risk of the shower to the south, we are starting to dry out, clearing skies for overnight. we will give you a closer look at your christmas forecast coming up and we need a check of the roadways, is everything still looking good, julie.
which is what i was expecting for christmas eve. us sleeping in and heading out to do last-minute shopping. route 1 moving along nicely. not typical roads at 6:30. pike wide open from framingham to the halston-brighton area where volume remains light. 12 minutes from the weston tolls to the ted williams. 13 minutes on 95 as you head from 495 to 128. 11 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue to the weston tolls. daniel and catherine, back to you. they are coming right at us they are coming right at us. come on. let's go. >> daniel: we are following developing news. storms have left seven people dead in tennessee, mississippi and arkansas. >> catherine: andrew spencer reports that it affected the midwest and south as people were traveling out of state to see family and friends for christmas. >> we came back after a near >> we came back after a near-death experience. >>reporter: some people made it to safety just in time. >> we were in the house and heard the wind picking up.
center and we had 45 seconds it just hit. we waibingd out of the storm shelter, everything was gone. others weren't so lucky. several people died as a large tornado formed in northern mississippi that left a travel damage for miles and miles moving well into tennessee. >> when the tornado was over, i couldn't even find my house. it was just that bad. trees were just everywhere. >> reporter: overnight, first responders in several states worked to make sure nobody was trapped under debris desperate for help. >> our number one priority if we have someone that is strand we have someone that is stranded or trapped, we are trying to clear each street, each county road, each highway going door to door to make sure we can eliminate all the abilities. >> the storm system left damage across the midwest and south, flooding roads, downing trees and damaging homes in parts of kentucky, illinois, indiana and alabama as well. i am andrew spencer reporting. >> daniel: fox25 will bring you all new developments from the south and the midwest
if you were away from your tv get alerts from the fox25 news app free to download from the app store and google play. new rules at airports across the country arizona the holiday travel rush swings into high gear. am tsa say some passengers cannot opt out of the full body scan. jessica reyes has the reason jess? >> reporter: hi, catherine. good morning. the tsa says these new screenings will affect a small number of people, but if you are headed out to the airport this morning, they are, in effect, as of yesterday afternoon. now yesterday the t+ sa announced people picked for enhanced screening will no longer be able to request a pat down. instead they are going to have to pass through those body scan machine. important to note because only selected for passengers for the enhanced screening. will be able to request of a pat down rather than a body scan. we spoke to several people at the airport this morning and
okay with is it as long as it keeps everyone safe. >> it is really not a big problem for me requiring people to kind of go through it rather than people having to bypass it. >> i feel like nowadays would rather have tighter security and spend a couple more minutes in line. i think it is worth it for everybody's sake. now the body scanners they don't have the ability to store images and instead, he use a generic image of a human body rather than the person being screened. not everyone is thrilled about the new screenings. we will be hearing from more passengers in 30 minutes. live from logan, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. happening today, a local chipotle is cleared to open after more than 100 people including many bc students got the norovirus from a sick employee. we have been following this since boston health officials closed down the cleveland circle location on december 7 circle location on december 7.
training and afired the manager that allowed the is i can employee to stay at work. >> somebody had asked a boss -- mentioned he was sick, and he was told to stay until the end of his shift. bad mistake here and serious consequences. >> daniel: health officials gave chipotle the okay to reopen after the inspection, but not clear this morning if they will open today. a spokesperson tells us they will, quote, be open as soon as and ready to go. new this morning, the mbta confirms a red line driver fired for tampering with the controls of a runapril way train is not the only driver funished. another was fired for filing keep a throttle in place. and in july of 1999, a passenger reported seeing a blue line driver doing the same thing. that employee was disciplined.
after allowing a braintree train. a kawbl was wrapped around the train's throttle and two brake systems disabled. vasquez is suing them for firing him. and skyfox over the scene and you can see the fire department's truck there in the area near west 4th street. boston police tell fox25 two homeless men jumped in the harbor and were treading water. police said they were drunk and suffered hypothermia. one police officer suffered minor injuries after the rescue evident. a man seen stealing christmas lights in lynn has turned himself in. police said he confessed, returned everything he stole, and then apologized to the homeowner. against him. a surprise discovery following a large fire in downtown portsmouth. the portsmouth herald said several people several were living in inlegal apartments under the gaslight restaurant.
the basement was a home of a company that recommended tanning beds and indoor hot tubs. the old hot tubs have been covered with fly wood and mattresses were over them. electric space heaters were in the room. two people are homeless and two dogs are dead following this fire in boston. it broke out around 8:00 at this apartment on revere street. the fire starreded on the second floor of the five-story building. all the people were able to get out safely. the blaze caused $60,000 in damage. police are caring for 37 animals following animal abuse allegations. police say sharon milanson owned all of of the animals and was neglecting them. she took the animals in when couldn't care for them anymore. this was her son's hobby. the new hampshire spca said the animals aren't getting taken care of. >> she clearly has many birds here.
the main and you know toward her eye. >> milanson will fight the annual cruelty charges. we are hearing from a who said a woman attacked him shortly before he led police on a high speed chase. officers chased cheryl ann kell officers chased cheryl ann kelly before she crashed into a police cruiser. the chase happened at a gas station in cohasset. one passenger told fox25 that kelly was acting strangely and then approached him. >> she was yelling at me. came over to my door. opened the door. through a botle in my truck. >> catherine: kelly being held on 10,000 bail. fox25 has learned she has been arrested on five other locations. police in north reading are looking for suspects in a string car break-ins. the surveillance camera caught tuesday. police are asking anyone with surveillance cameras in bingham surveillance cameras in bingham, irvin bingham, irwin, mcintyre or lower elm street if they have any footage of the thief. we track traffic and weather together every ten
right now, a 10-minute commute on 93 south from the cloverleaf to the leverett connector. sara. >> are we just sought visibility drop from a half mile to a quarter nile worcester. and a mild start to the day, and temperatures in the 40s to mid-60s. i know a wide range. sunrise at 7:11 tampa a few areas of drizzle. spots have drizzle possible. upper 60s upper 60 to near 70 degrees. mild this evening and the warmth, it continues throughout weekend. what to expect and when we will break records coming up. former patriot aaron hernandez looking a little different in court. what the new tattoo tells us about his life in prison. celebrating christmas eve with john, paul, george and ringo.
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senator ted cruz's campaign run senator ted cruz's campaign runs a spoof ad feature runs a spoof ad featuring his kids poking fun at hillary clinton. >> i know what -- she said with a snicker i will use my own servers and no one will be the wiser. >> catherine: this cartoon that ran in the "washington post." a pulitzer prized cartoonist depicted him as an organ grinder and his children as monkeys. when someone uses his kids as political props, she says they are fair game. but cruz didn't agree. >> i saw that and not much ticks me off, but making fun of my girls, that will do it. don't mess with my kids. don't mess with marco's kids. don't mess with hillary's kids. don't mess with anybody's kids. >> catherine: took on but fired back on twitter with hillary clinton and lap dogs that bear the names new york
the. brad has a rare soft tissue cancer. the last year and a half, doctors say a clinical trial drug has been keeping him life. the drug company has stopped the trial because doesn't work for most patients. doctors say they appealed to the company for compassionate use of the drug for brad but the company turned down that request. >> what if this is your son or your husband. put yourself in their shoes for just a minute. >> i fought through all this chemo and fighting to get back on the drug and not wanting to give up. i am going to keep fighting. >> daniel: brad's oncologist said his treatment rounds will continue throughout the holidays. they are working to find him other treatment options after that. a muslim family in britain says was barred from a flight to the u.s. with a planned trip from disney. the family of 11 says u.s. officials will not give them an explanation other than they
other than they already had visas. their children was looking forward to the trip for a month forward to the trip for a month. >> we feel humiliated, alienated because the way is out . >> catherine: david cameron's office will investigate the matter. christmas came early for fans of beatles we love you yeah, yeah, yeah a hard day's night note i need some help, help . >> daniel: popped up on spot >> daniel: popped up on spotify, a.m. and amazon.com. a big move from thank have seen push back from adele and taylor swift because of low royalty to musicians. they put down their guns and picked up shopping bags. officers went shopping with whole foods, they bought gifts
>> we identified some families in need. some family some families working hard in the community and our way of thanking the families for being positive members of a tough community. >> it the end of the day allows us to give back to the community >> the police athletic league raised the money. the second year of the event. >> julie: merry christmas eve. usually thursdays are the toughest day on the roads for whatever reason, but today things are moving along nicely. see a little holiday gift to us see a little holiday gift to us. route 3 from 228 to rockland moving along fine through hingham into plymouth and brain hingham into plymouth and brainmystery. the major roadways that feed on to 128, traffic flows bright seeing very high volume. even the expressway where it seems to be always slow on the expressway, not very. plit. 12 minutes from 106 to 128. and ten minutes on expressway from the braintree split to columbia road.
meteorologist sarah wroblewski in for shiri today, and you are tracking some unusually warm temperatures. >> sarah: yeah, we will be talking about record-breaking temperatures, julie, as highs climb to near 70 degrees. with the warmth also comes some clouds, some fog out there this morning. something we will be tracking through the morning. visibility dropped to quarter of a mile. dropped in chatham too. seeing visibilities under a mile in nantucket as well. changing visibility. we have clouds and drizzle out there. mist as we are watching this storm system that brought the heavy rain throughout region overnight and on out of here. we will be dealing with the fog. the rain threat is actually going to decrease as we head to the day. a chance of a spot shower not looking to pick up much more than a 10th of an inch. but what we will be dealing with and especially in the afternoon you will feel it the record heat, believe it or not.
the record is 61 set back in 96 last year unseasonably mild with 40s with some rain. it felt good. but today upper 5s to near 70 degrees. already we are in the 60s in some spots. providence broke their record earlier by getting to 65 degrees. new bedford as well as plymouth in the lower 60s. noticing some breaks, but also we have got some areas of green we have got some areas of green. and for the day today, it is going to be one of those mostly cloudy days. could see a few breaks in the cloud cover and we will be tracking a spot shower scattered across the region. the winds helping to bring in that warmth. noticing we have gusts over 20 down across the cape and islands. in boston the wind is starting to turn and out of the northeast. 50 degrees right now. as we go on through the day the temperatures update as we are live on air. it will continue to climb into the upper 60s by this afternoon again could see a break in the cloud cover as you head into
happens, a good chance of some spots will climb into the lower 70-degree readings. otherwise with the wind off the water expecting the coolest i guess could you say conditions down across the southeast but still in the 60s is it what we are expecting. mentioned the chance of rain this morning and watching a weak cold front. most of us stay dry along the south coast. we can see that chance. lower the chances by friday a quiet day before christmas. saturday night we bring back the rest because we are track the rest because we are tracking this cold front. a system that is also bringing severe weather down across the southeast. this warm front will lift northward through new england bringing in that record heat. the front will come through fairly dry and by the time santa is flying tonight, decreasing clouds and mix of sun and clouds for your christmas with temperatures cooler than today, but still in the upper 50s to low 60s in fact mild conditions through the weekend. near 50 on saturday with increasing clouds. the chance of rain late and
sunday in the mid- to upper 60s. and showers come in late in the day bringing cooler more seasonable conditions, and by tuesday, temperatures in the 20s to start, we will be track 20s to start, we will be tracking a wintry mix of snow to ice and then rain. that is the latest look at the forecast. >> catherine: 6:51. a pricey watch is found inside a salvation army kettle. coming up why the donor thought he needed to give it to the charity. coming up new at 7:00. she has been around longer than the patriots.
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the arm getting a boost from the governor and boston's mayor governor charlie bakernd mayor wall are r ang the bell for charity. mayor walsh made the most money last year. and an anonymous donor took his gold rolex watch off his wrist and handed it to the bell ringer. he felt guilty wearing it when there are so many in need. that watch appraised for thousands of dollars. this year the salvation army is hoping to raise more than $3 million in massachusetts alone.
eve, jolly ol' saint nick is ready to begin his around-the ready to begin his around-the-world adventure. as alicia acuna showed us not the only one working hard. >> this is corporal banks. >> reporter: at the north american aerospace command will be busy as elves tracking santa's progress with their radar. old saint nick's itinerary isn't always predictable but he does provide does provide -- provide a flight man. the er. >> nation dateline and then goes west. >> typically hit the east coast first. travel you up and down across the united states, and then he will probably hit alaska and take a much-needed vacation in hawaii before heading home si with what he deserves. >> hundreds of volunteers from norad and colorado springs will answer calls from kids all over the world. >> santa has been doing this for 16 century
think he has missed a good little girl or boy. >> check in on santas a progress using progress there is an app for that. >> kids are rocking and rolling on christmas eve and kids are able to call in talk to a live operator and get a update. have a conversation, go on web site, check the app. that's a what it is all about. the camaraderie and christmas spirit. >> little kids and big kids i like can log on to e like can log on to norad.com to find out where santa is on christmas eve. norad roll tiers will be norad roll tiers will be manning the phones around the clock on christmas eve and answer questions like whether or not you are on the naughty or nice list. in denver, alicia acuna, fox news. >> if you were keeping track of where santa is. >> catherine: just in. >> daniel: new zealand has a whole another day. >> catherine: couple of thundershowers put in the last
on the hunt for a serial bank robber targeting several new england states. at 7:00 where he was last seen and what investigators believe is motivation his crime spree. we have got some showers out there coming to an end. some fog too, but temperatures on the mild side. climbing into the upper 60s to near 70 by this afternoon. a few breaks in the cloud cover too. the mild weather is going to stick around but we are talking record-breaking temperatures today. i will show you where coming up. the man convicted in the penn state sex abuse scandal is getting paid behind bars.