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car and the i entire incident caught on camera. the incredible restraint shown by a boston police officer that kept a situation from getting out of control. >> plus thousands of unhappy customers after delivery issues for a major newspaper. the paper solution that hundreds of supporters and staff up before dawn. >> complete southern new england coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> good morning, and thank you so much for watching fox 25 morning news. it's 6 a.m., sunday, january 3rd, i'm michael hendrick. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. january starting to feel like january. >> as it should. >> heather: let's check in with meteorologist sarah wroblewski and, sarah, there is some snow in the future for some. sarah: yeah, we're going to be tracking -- over the next couple
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arctic cold front, stream cold sinking south ward and the cold running over the relatively mild ocean, snow affect snow showers. otherwise, our area, clear skies and temperatures about to drop. below freezing in boston. chilly start but typical for this time of year. you need to add those winds. they're out of the southwest right now. ranging anywhere from 5 to 15 miles per hour. a little stronger for parts of the cape. it is adding a chill. it feels like the teens and 20s if you're stepping out this morning. the good news about the wind direction, it's milder. so it's going to boost temperatures into the 40s in some locations. but boy are they going to drop tonight. i'll talk about what to expect for cold and wind chills coming up in a few minutes. >> heather: check in with you then, sarah. developing this morning, a sad end to a knot eastern university missing student.
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charles river of is that of dennis. >> he had been missing for more than a month. stephanie, the university has informed the staff and students. >> reporter: that's right. the president sent out an e-mail northeastern university is still on winter break but as you can imagine, students and staff here are grieving this morning after the university president sent the e-mail about the tragedy. he was last seen on camp puts the sunday after thanksgiving. just about a month ago. the 21-year-old left everything behind including his cell phone. well, last night, massachusetts police confirmed to fox 25, divers recovered his body in the charles river on new year's eve. the medical examiner will perform toxicology reports and an autopsy to determine exactly how he died. he graduated from burn coat high school in worcester and went
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was studying media arts. we did speak with his family last week and as you can imagine these past few weeks have been incredibly difficult for them. >> it is hard. it is hard. there's a part of me that is not here. >> reporter: again, just so heartbreaking. and coming up in 30 minutes, the message that the president sent out to the university staff and students in light of the news: stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 morning news. >> eric: released video of an officer ultimate is aed. the suspect receiving several blows after mouthing off to that officer. more on how it all started. >> there he is right there. >> reporter: focus your attention to the left side of i don't screen. look closely and you can see a man repeatedly punching a police officer as he sits in his police cruiser.
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new year, when 23-year-old andrew bowman of everett was walking down the street and in front of the cruiser and then launch his his attack. and the officer fought back using his closed fist and nothing else. while at the same time calling for back up. he made it inside the garage, the back up officers, he fought back, all the while yelling at them, you're all doomed and you're going to die, they told me to do this. we tried to learn more about what that meant by going what we believed to be bowman's home but no one came to the door and bowman himself is locked up facing charges including assault and battery on a police officer. as for the police officer in this video, his boss is proud of him. saying, quote, this officer
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use of a baton, pepper spray or deadly force. even though the situation may have warranted. i speak on behalf of my entire department saying i'm thankful this officer is going to be okay. >> heather: a cache of weapons found inside a scar in a parking low the for gillette stadium mroip's. right here, you can see swords, a meat cleaver all found on new year's day as the winter classic was starting. police say they do not belong to an employee but 48-year-old matthew bronson, who was allegedly drunk when he was threatening three people. >> by looking what he had in his car he looked like he was going to hurt people. you don't randomly throw a meat cleaver in your car. >> heather: he will be arraigned in wrentham district court tomorrow. >> a man in serious condition
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he collapsed outside of an apartment friday afternoon. they arrested eduardo burgos found in the base. he will be arraigned tomorrow and police have not said what led to that stabbing. >> heather: also this morning, take a look at the flames pouring out of an engine compartments of the u-haul truck. happened in hyannis. once on scene, firefighters knocked down the fire before it could much damage to a near by building, fortunately. but still working to find out exactly what caused that. and this morning, police in rochester new hampshire are involved in an investigation at the fairground. they say they were not able to find a natural cause that could explain what was a trailer right there was destroyed. it happened the day after christmas. if you know anything, you should call rochester new hampshire police. >> developing this morning, continues after a mass execution
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they're reporting overnight, protesters entered the saudi embassy in iran, setting fire from papers from the roof. after saudi arabia executed 47 convicted terrorists, one of them was a well known terrorist activist and a leader in the shiite. >> [ foreign language ]. >> so we condemn this execution. >> they executed by leading rallies against the saudi government. many, including the state department, worry the protest is just the first wave of what could be more violence in the region. >> heather: last month, 14 people died, 21 others were hurt
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a husband and wife. 600 inland regional employees who work there will notice return to work. since the shooting, a third person has been charged in connection with the attack as 7: and shortly after the terrorist attack, republican front-runner donald trump said, he proposed a travel ban, a muslim travel ban if he got elected. not al qaeda's affiliate is using those words as part of a recruiting video. but trump doesn't seem to be phased by that video a and at a campaign rally, he attacked both clinton and president obama. >> they've created isis, hillary clinton created isis with obama. >> heather: trump's numbers in if iowa polls flipping a bit before christmas. losing his lead to senator ted cruz.
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>> on the line, as the new england patriots take on the miami dolphins today. bryan salmond is in miami for that game. >> reporter: welcome to beautiful and warm miami, florida where the new england process were for some time. choosing to escape the winter classic. the they need a win to secure home field throughout the playoffs and that will be difficult with the fact that the patriots have so many guys injured. chandler jones, dante high tower and julian edelman. it begs the question, how important does bill belichick think home field is throughout the playoffs. tom brady spoke on the subject. >> i think it's better to win this game than lose this game. you always love to play at home because of communication and so forth. but in all of those games, whoever wins in the playoffs is
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that day, not whether home or away. i think it's whoever plays the best. i think this game is important for us, because it's a great goal for us to be the number one seed. there's only one team to get the number one seed, it's great to be that team, because it means you've done things better than anyone else over the course of the season. and finish strong. >> reporter: 1 p.m. the patriots are looking to finish off the 2015 regular season with a 13 and 3 record. in miami, florida, bryan salmond salmond, fox sports. >> a limited number of patriots tickets go on sale tomorrow. you can get divisional master tickets. they'll play on january 16th or 17th, we won't know the exact date until after tonight. >> heather: thousands of if phone calls about one of
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newspapers, having problems with delivery system. hundreds of reporters and staff out this morning as we speak working to make it right. >> plus overdose steps responsible for more and more deaths in new england. the new proposed solution that could reverse that disturbing trend. sarah: another quiet but chilly start to the day, temperatures in the 20s and 30s.
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boy we're talking about >> michael: welcome back. some of the people who wrote this morning's boston globe also delivered it. the boston globe rallied reporters and business staff to deliver some of the papers today. it itch interested to a new delivery partner thousands of people complained saying they didn't get their paper at all. >> this is an amazing bunch of people. we put out an amazing product. and we're going to make sure we get to the readers so they can enjoy it. >> michael: the globe says it will take time to smooth delivery out completely, but they walt to show the readers they appreciate them.
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reached an all time high this season. there was 4,000 more related deaths mostly due to pain relievers and heroin. the start lingstatistics in massachusetts and new hampshire. >> 23 and i'm an addict. >> reporter: he was hooked on heroin for 7 years. struggling to stay clean after at least 7 overdoses. >> for some reason, i would always end up back where i was five times worse. >> reporter: like many drug users, he started heroin after being addicted to powerful painkillers like oxycodone. a record high according to a cdc end of the year report for 2014. >> i think it's part of an ongoing trend, a very addictive drug that is being used in a way that's not completely safe.
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significant increase in drug overdose deaths from 2013 to 2014. statewide about 1300 people died from heroin and opoid overdoses last year. that's up 19% from the previous year. about 3300 died from overdose in new hampshire in 2013. >> recommend doctors prescribe these highly addictive painkillers only in a small amount and last minute option. the cdc also recommends making the overdose reversal drug known as narcan more widely available. as mick cellan can attest, it's a drug that can save someone's life. in washington, fox 25 news. >> heather: director tom freed calling the increasing number of deaths, quote, very alarming. >> michael: a suspected drug
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officers were patrolling the area of spencer and hartford street in matti pan yesterday morning and saw what looked like a drug deal. they stopped one of the cars involved and found cocaine and marijuana with a large amount of cash and debit cards with other people's names on them. sharon brockington of dorchester was arrested. new hampshire's health department want to help quit smoking. they're offering free nicotine packets to help them kick the habit. the campaign was started by the cdc to encourage smokers to quit. >> now your local forecast from meteorologist sarah wroblewski and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. sarah: good sunday morning, everybody. waking up to relatively quiet conditions out there. as we've got partly cloudy skies. it's chilly, but it's not as cold as it's going to get.
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it will arrive tonight with very gusty winds and colder air over the relatively mild ocean temperatures that's going to allow moisture to get picked up cape. we're going to be talking about some accumulating snow for objection affect snow and also affect parts of the east coast as well through the day late tomorrow into tuesday. and those winds also are going to add quite a chill. we're going to be talking about sub zero wind chips waking up tuesday morning. it's going to feel like single digits by tomorrow at this time. be prepared. right now, temperatures in the 20s and 30s. currently 31 in boston. and we've got a breeze out there right now. it is making it feel like it's in the lower 20s. so dress for that as you head out the door this morning. but anticipating to see that south westerly wind, it will inkrooes through the afternoon and help boost temperatures,
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we're head into the low 40s in some occasions. the expected highs, parts of the cape and islands, you may get into the upper 40s for the day today. a mix of sun and clouds out there too. remember, we've got that wind out of the southwest. it will knock down temperatures making it feel like upper 20s, mid 30s for most of the day today. as we head into the afternoon, you're going to notice more clouds developing as a cold front to the north will start to sink south ward. if you're travelling north ward be prepared for more clouds and even light flurries and snow showers. taking a look at the snowfall, you can see northern new england will get a coating up to a couple of inches by late monday. down across the cape and islands, because of the ocean affect snow showers that will be developing. this cold front still parked in canada. it will be zipping south. ottawa
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maine. we've got clear skies across our area. wake up with the sun, the clouds will continue to increase throughout the day. as the front makes it way south ward, we're noticing the colder air on the north westerly direction. north westerly direction is key to the developing new snow. notice tomorrow the wind starting to shift north, northeast. that is going something we're going to watch very closely. it depends on where those ocean affect snow bands set up. it could determine the difference in a coating to a couple of inches. right now generally going 1 to 3 across the cape and islands. best chance of the ocean affect snow. i wouldn't be surprised to see some snow showers along the north shore, as well as the south shore. sure enough, it's not just the snow we're talking about, seven-day forecast showing you the temperatures struggling to get out of the 20s. dropping on monday, and
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talking about single digits, feeling like below zero by the time you head to work and school. moderating temperatures the rest of the week, but more wet weather could arrive next weekend. >> michael: two men dressed like a police officer. the warning from police this morning, who say the man is not who he claims to be. >> heather: plus gyms filling up to make good on their [mother] yeah but this neighborhood,i feel like it's got a lot of what we were kinda talking about. the kitchen is light and bright,new. we should definitely go see it. [agent] hi...welcome i'm maggie.melanie.maggie. so nice to meet you.
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>> heather: time now 6:24 and plenty people making a new year's resolution to be more fit this year. that's my goal, i'm sure yours as well. out loud. then you have accountability. good. one group is hitting the gym right. >> michael: that's right. this time it has nothing to do with exercise and everything to do with savings the lives of others. >> reporter: most gyms in the first weekend in the new year look a lot like this, full of people who are motivated.
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>> there's a lot riding on this event. >> reporter: a lot riding on it because it's part of the pam mass challenge to raise for the dana farber cancer institute. it hits home for someone. on one of these bikes today, his father had cancer. >> doctors do the best they can, we have great medical research here in boston. but this is something tangible that i think anyone can do. >> reporter: this 24 bike athon is part of the pmc. >> it's the kick off of 40 million dollar goal. >> reporter: last year's campaign raised $40 million. owns the gym and donated the space for them to do this. organizers hope to raise 1 million dollars in this weekend alone. >> that's the goal. whether or not we get everyone
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maybe they're going to rise in pan mass. challenge thisser year. >> reporter: the victory of hard work and sweat here today. >> michael: that was blair miller reporting. the group will be at it again today from 1 to 4. 100% goes towards patient care and cancer research. >> heather: bernie sanders is making the rounds here in new england. but not everyone who came out yesterday was excited about it. still ahead. the donald trump supporter who heckled a crowd of thousands. sarah: and we've got chilly conditions out there. i want to show you wind chills for the day today. about 10 degrees cooler. there we go. and our actual temperatures getting stuck in the 30s. it's going to get even colder. show you when to expect zero sub chills this week ahead.
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mourning, the message from . >> complete new england news coverage continues right now, this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: a cash of unusual weapons found in a car right near gillette stadium. take a look at what was found right here on new year's day just as the winter classic game was starting. >> michael: police say the weapons belong to 48-year-old matthew bronson, now facing charges for threatening people. police say there was never a threat to the stadium. bronson is due in court tomorrow. and good morning to you, it is sunday january 3rd. 6:30 a.m. i'm michael hendrick. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus, thank you so much for waking up with us. another cold start to the morning. fox 25 storm tracker meteorologist sarah wroblewski tracking a timeline and when to expect the coolest air of the season, sarah. sarah: maybe chilly this morning, going to get even
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presence for the first week of january. as we look at the satellite and radar. not too bad. take a look south. snow all part of a arctic cold front going to come on down later this evening and produce chilly temperatures overnight tonight and next couple of days. waking up to 20s and 30s, sure it feels pretty chilly out there. especially with that wind mainly out of the south, southwest, about 5 to 15 miles per hour. a long stronger for the cape. it is adding a chill. if you are stepping outside, layer up. this is what you need to be dressing are, the feels like conditions in the teens and 20s. through the day today, we'll be improving, we'll be getting into the upper 30s to near 40 degrees. i'll show you what to expect in your town ahead. >> heather: developing this morning, though, a sad end to a us inning northeastern student. massachusetts state police have now confirmed a body recovered from the charles river on new year's eve is of dennis njoroge.
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been missing for more than a month. stephanie coueignoux is live at northeastern university. stephanie, the university has informed staff and students. >> reporter: well, michael, the university is still on winter break, however, last night, the president sent out this e-mail to students and staff sharing this tragic news. massachusetts state police has confirmed to fox 25 that they have recovered the body of dennis njoroge. a dive team, actually, found his body in the charles river on new year's eve. the 21-year-old student was last seen here on campus, the sunday after thanksgiving so just about a month ago and police say he did leave everything behind, including his cell phone. he graduated from burn coat high school in worcester and was studying media arts here at northeastern. and last night, the president sent out an e-mail reading in part, quote, it is with deepest sadness that i'm writing to inform you that the search of our missing student, dennis njoroge, has come to a tragic
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i know all of us join in our sending our most sincere and friends. and light of this tragedy, the president is also encouraging anyone who needs support to seek the university's counseling services. the medical examiner is also going to be performing toxicology reports as well as an autopsy to determine exactly how he died. at northeastern university, i'm news. >> michael: new this morning, fox 25 is working to get more information about a stabbing in mansfield. happened at 7:30 last night on warren avenue. a 27-year-old man is hospitalized with serious injuries a suspect arrested a short time later. no word on the victim's name. and the suspect's name is not being released because he's underage. >> heather: two children approached by a man claiming to be a police officer only the real police say he wasn't. take a look at the map of rochester new hampshire, that circled area where you're looking at is where it happened
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the children were walking along hanson street, walking with a baseball bat, when what looked like a police car stopped. the driver told the children he was an officer and they were breaking the law by carrying a bat in the city. he took the bat away from them and took off on wakefield street. now police are looking for this man. he is driving an older model crown vic painted black and white with flashing blue lights. he's about 5'9" with a medium build and clean shaven. and has a badge and duty belt. >> michael: a deadly crash is under investigation in gran that new hampshire. he can which out what's left of the car. crews spent more than an hour rescuing the three people in that car. the child was in a safety seat and has minor injuries. a woman was flown to the hospital with multiple injuries and sadly the male driver was killed. no word on the victim's names. take a look at this video
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billowing out of this apartment on cottage street. that took crews a few hours to put out. one person was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. the cause of that fire is still under investigation. >> heather: a little more than a month away now from the new hampshire primary. and candidates are continuing to push for voter support. democratic front-runner hillary clinton will be back in the granite state today. the former secretary of state has events in derry, concord and she'll also be campaigning there on monday. and this, as bernie sanders is hot on clinton's heels. he's also making the rounds of new hampshire for the next two days with stops planned in london bury, glass to you and new hampshire. just yesterday, sanders was campaigning in massachusetts and our fox 25 cameras were there when a heckler interrupted one of the events. >> today in america, the
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worried about mr. trump's money. >> heather: the heckler who was wearing a trump t-shirt was escorted out of the event. the moment didn't dampen the spirit of sanders supporters. some of them actually waited in line for two hours to see the man they want to see president. meanwhile, president obama is back at the white house after wrapping up a vacation in hawaii. but that trip coming out of our taxpayer pockets. coming up, a new report breaking down just how much the first family's annual trip cost us. >> michael: plus big changes for a major cell phone carrier. next the option at&t carriers can kiss good-bye. sarah: a relatively quiet day. talking about snow showers for today.
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hawaii. and it turns out at least part of that trip is on the taxpayer's dime. newly released documents give us a better picture of the cost. breaking down the numbers for the obama christmas break in 2014. $316,000 was spent on protection alone. when you add that to the cost of air force one, that means the trip could cost upward of $8 million. the conservative group judicial watch obtained the numbers by the freedom of information act. >> the question is, are the trips he takes else in. and do they take into account the xoshtability cost tax payers incur when he takes these trips. >> heather: president obama has taken a quarter of the amount of vacation days compared to president george w. bush. >> michael: new this morning, a woman claims singer chris brown
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phone when she tried to take a photo of him. investigating alleged theft against the star. the woman was allegedly not hurt. police say they have not gotten in touch with brown to get his side of the story. apple is being sued over the latest software upgrade. the ios 9 update made iphone s phones slow, buggy and subject to crashes. it promoted ios as being compatible with the iphone 4 s as being faster and more responsive. but the suit is asking more than 500-0000 in damages. apple has not commented. >> heather: big changes coming from at&t commerce. the wireless carrier no longer to your contracts. it had been the last to offer contracts to customers.
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practice in august. t-mobile ended it more than two years ago. instead of contracts customers will be paying full price for new phones but a lower monthly fee in return. customers will be able to pay for new phones in monthly installments. we've all been there the gift under the christmas industry that you don't want. the solution that one has for ungifting gift cards. >> michael: last tuesday find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories.
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general manager. and he tells me they made a lot of changes. because they understand that riders have been upset. they've lost faith in the t's service since last winter and he hopes to restore that faith. >> the wind is blowing. it's horrible, basically. >> reporter: commuters ditched the sloppy slushy roads for the t on tuesday. and what was the state's first snowfall of the season and the mbta's first test to handle the ability of the elements since last winter's blizzard shut down service. >> i had to walk home a three or four times last year. >> reporter: the t has made some changes. and general manager frank tells fox 25 the new storm desk and vast equipment upgrades paid off tuesday. >> so far i'm pleased with how we've done. >> reporter: but the morning commute wasn't without delays even with light accumulation and fewer riders during school vacation. passengers on the red line complained of delays due to a
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location. >> the device used to defrost that switch was not functioning at that time. >> reporter: crews had to rescue several t buses that became stuck in the back bay. >> there was an issue with some buses that got stuck in traffic and icing they couldn't move. >> reporter: then the t sent an alert, a downed wire near the green line near boston college, requiring about uses to catch up passengers. >> the green line is not third rail and sometimes ice builds up on wires. >> reporter: the t knows that they need to restore faith. some are skeptical, many are hopeful. >> hopefully they'll be able to run throughout at least 95% of the days. >> reporter: those issues were quickly resolved. also, as for the power issue on the green line b branch over by boston college, we're told that was also resolved within two hours. now, of course the real test here will be when more snowfalls
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at south station in boston, christine mccarthy, fox 25 news. >> now your local forecast from meteorologist sarah wroblewski and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. sarah: and the chance of snow, well, it's in the forecast, especially for the eastern coast and the cape over the next couple of days. today it's going to be quiet. but i do want to point out some of the weather threats expected as we head into the workweek. folks are heading back to school. both monday and tuesday we're going to be dealing with cold conditions. after coming off a mild december, the warmest recorded in boston. it's going to be a shock to the system with the cold conditions and the brutally cold wind chills. and we're going to be talking about some snow showers. until then, we've got temperatures rieft now in the 20s and 30s. mostly clear skies more clouds to the north. doesn't look too bad out there, typical for this time of year, but the winds are adding a i will which.
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of the south, southwest. that typically gives us a milder day. sure enough, temperatures warmer than yesterday but adding a chill this morning, so you want outdoors. temperatures feeling like the ra. feeling like the 20s along the east coast. 30s for the vineyard and nantucket. what we've got going on today in southwest. continue to pick up and make gusts at times in the afternoon. that will boost temperatures into the upper 30s and low 40s. and then clouds picking up from north to south later in the day. this afternoon, expect to see some sunshine but then clouds filling on in. i think the coolest spots to the north and west. that's when we see the temperatures in the upper 40s, typical for this time of year. sprinkle in the lower 40s across metro areas and the cape and islands could get into the 40s. that wind will be gusty. tonight, temperatures dropping back into the 20s away from the
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picking up. sure enough, that's going to add a chill. when you step out tomorrow morning, although temperatures in the 20s, it's going to feel like the teens and 20s and parts of southwest earn new hampshire may feel like the single digits. as we get to tomorrow afternoon, you're not going to see too much in the way of improvement. start to see some snow develop across the cape due to objection affect snow with those winds coming off of the water. this allows temperatures to drop throughout the day. the arctic air coming on in. highs tomorrow, places like keene, new hampshire, 20s elsewhere. 30s for the cape. but it will feel even colder. waking up tomorrow morning feeling like the teens and single digits lunch hour, feeling like the teens and by the evening commute, it's going to feel like the single digits and teens for most of the locations, even below zero. and that will be the trend overnight monday as we're going
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actually falling back into the single digits and teens across the southeast. now the risk of snow will continue for the outer cape as we're going to be watching those ocean affect snow bands develop. could see 1 to 3 inches along the south and shore could see a coating of an inch. something i'm going to continue to track. one thing i have to point out after we get through brutally cold conditions, see temperatures moderate staying mainly dry. before another chance of mixed precipitation perhaps as we head into next weekend. >> heather: tragic outcome in the case of a missing college student. still ahead, what we know so far about the investigation into an northeastern students's death. >> michael: and a major change,
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>> heather: it happens every year, presents arrive under the you wanted. i'm sure it hatched to you. this year, if it includes gift cards, you're in luck. target teamed up with a number cards. it's accepting gift cards from 600 stores and restaurants. there's a catch, of course.
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swap. because 100 dollar gift card from wal-mart can be turned into an 85 dollar target gift card. that's one example. and it's time to take down the christmas decorations, tree. fire officials say once christmas trees start to dry out, they can be like kinder boxes. you should contact the department of environmental protection if you want to learn of more ways to properly dispose of the tree. >> michael: my wife makes us keep the tree up until her birthday on the 11th. check this out. a black bear, spotted lounging in a tree in a residential neighborhood in summit. and despite police warnings to stay away, people couldn't help to come out and check out the attraction. >> they sent out a tweet or a text this morning from the police department saying don't
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stare at it, so we are here. >> there was a bear in the tree. >> michael: that tweet sounds like it backfired. the bear eventually climbed down and wandered away. >> heather: why the location of the car that had police on high alert. sarah: temperatures below freezing right now. as we go through the day, those winds out of the southwest bumping us into the lower 40s. they'll switch direction, though as we head into the evening hours. and get ready, we've got a big chill headed your way. show you what to expect this week ahead. >> michael: plus firefighters make quick work to put this fire out.
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spread quickly to >> heather: right now. quiet today, but tracking the coldest air of the season when
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>> reporter: police recovered a body of a missing northeastern student. the new information we're learning this morning. >> heather: attacked in his own patrol car and the entire incident caught on camera. the incredible restraint shown by a boston police officer that kept a situation from getting out of control. >> michael: thousands of unhappy customers after delivery issues for a major newspaper. the paper's solution that hundreds of reporters and staff up before dawn. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> michael: thanks for watching fox 25 morning news and being up before dawn with us. it is sunday, january 3rd. and i'm michael holiday weekendrick. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. you are waking up to another chilly start. january starting to feel like winter. >> michael: i enjoy that. i like getting a bit of a season. i'm not saying i want 100 inches of snow. but a little cold. >> heather: you're going to
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meteorologist sarah wroblewski he is. michael? you know what? i got a present for you. it's right there. cold air headed our way. chilly in boston right now, it's below freezing, but boy do we have cold air trapped in canada. not for long because that arctic cold front will be sinking south ward today and bring us some of the coldest air we've seen so far. also a few snow showers, but our area, waking up to mostly clear skies out there. that's why temperatures have fallen a couple of degrees since earlier this morning. when i was showing boston dropped from 32 to 31. there is a wind out of the southwest, that is adding a chill to the air. so if you're headed out right now, dress appropriately. this is what you need to be dressing for. feels like conditions in the teens and 20s. through the day, that south westerly wind will pick up.
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temperatures. boy, we're going to be talking about that cold front coming on through. but enjoy the mild air, i guess you could say, for the day today. temperatures near normal north and west. but going to be below average as we head into the week with sub zero wind chillings and our forecast. i'll show you when to expect those coming up. >> heather: developing this morning, a sad end to the search for a missing northeastern university student. mass. state police confirmed now that the body recovered from the charles river on new year's eve is that of dennis njoroge. >> michael: dennis njoroge had been missing for more than a month. and stephanie coueignoux is live at the university this morning. stephanie, the university is taking some steps to inform its staff and stoofrnts. >> reporter: they actually sent out an e-mail last night alerting them of the tragic news. northeastern university right behind me. it's still on winter break. but this morning, students and staff are grieving after receiving that e-mail last night.
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here on campus the sunday after thanksgiving, so just about a month ago. police say the 21-year-old had left everything behind, including his cell phone. and last night, massachusetts state police confirmed to fox 25 divers recovered his body in the charles river on new year's eve. the medical examiner now going to be performing toxicology reports at an autopsy to determine exactly how he died. dennis njoroge graduated burn coat high school in worcester and came here to northeastern arts. and we did speak with his family last week. and as you can imagine these past few weeks have been incredibly difficult for them. >> it is hard. it is hard. there's a part of me that is not here. >> reporter: and, again, just so heartbreaking for his friends and family. and coming up in 30 minutes, the
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university's president is sending to students and staff in light of this tragedy. at northeastern university, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 >> michael: boston police released video of an officer being assaulted. the suspect delivering several blows after reportedly mouthing off to that officer. fox 25 erica richie has the disturbing video and more on how it all started. >> reporter: focus your attention to the left side of your screen. look closely and you can see a man repeatedly punching a boston police officer as he sits in his cruiser. >> he didn't stop. >> no, he just kept pouncing on him. >> reporter: it was two hours into the new year, when 23 are-year-old was walking down the street and crossed in front of the cruiser and then launched his attack. according to police, the officer fought back using his closed fist and nothing else while at the same time calling for back up. when those officers showed up, you can see bowman take off running. he made it as far as this fence inside the garage.
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him as he tried to scale. he violently fought back they say all the while yelling at them, quote, you're all doomed and you're going to die, they told me to do this. we tried learning more about what that meant by going what we believe to be bowman's home. but no one came to the door. and bowman himself was locked up, facing several charges, including assault and battery on a police officer. as for the officer in this video, his boss is proud of him. saying this officer displayed incredible restraint, defending himself without the use of a force. even though the situation may have warranted. i speak on behalf of my entire department when i say we are thankful in this officer is going object okay. erica richie, fox 25 news. >> heather: a cash of unusual weapons found in a car in off site parking lot for gillette stadium employees, you can see a
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more all found on new year's day as the winter classic game was getting ready to start. police say the weapons do not belong to a gillette employee, though but to 48-year-old matthew bronson, who was allegedly dprung when he allegedly threatened three people. >> by looking at what he had in his car, it looked like he was looking to hurt people. you don't randomly throw a meat cleaver or something like that in your car. >> heather: police say there was never a threat to gillette stadium. he will be arraigned tomorrow. >> michael: a man in serious worcester. the victim was found after he collapsed outside of an apartment building on orange street friday morning. they arrested eduardo burgos found in the basement. he will be arraigned tomorrow and police have not said what led to that stabbing. >> heather: take a look at this, flames pouring out of the engine of a u-haul truck in
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before midnight at a scene. when firefighters knocked down the fire before it could do much damage fortunately to a nearby building right through but fire investigators are still working to figure out an exact cause. >> michael: breaking this morning, officials say troops are still battling at least two gunmen at an air base at the pakistan border. the attacks started friday night. seven people and four gunmen were killed in the first few hours of that attack. today. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. developing this morning, protests around the world continue after a mass execution in saudi arabia. iranian reported setting fires and throwing papers from the roof. after saudi arabia executed 47 convicted terrorists. one of those was a well known
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leader of the shiite muslim minority in saudi arabia. frjts >> [ foreign language ]. >> moving in executed today. so we condemn this execution. >> michael: the claire rick executed by the saudi arabia. many, including the u.s. state department are worried the protests are just the first wave of what could be more violence in the region. >> heather: the building in san bernardino, california where a terrorist attack happened will reopen tomorrow. last month 14 people died, 21 others were hurt in a mass shooting committed by a husband and wife. 600 inland regional employees who work in that building will notice tighter security when they return to work. a third person was charged in the attack. shortly after the terrorist attack, republican front-runner,
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propose a ban on muslim travel to the united states if he got elected. now al qaeda's affiliate in somalia is using those words as part of a terrorist recruitment video. something presidential candidate hillary clinton brought up during a debate last month. trump for his part doesn't seem to be phased by that video. and at a campaign rally in mississippi he attacked both clinton and president obama. listen. >> they've created isis. hillary clinton created isis with obama. >> heather: trump's numbers in the iowa polls slipped a bit before christmas, losing his lead to senator ted cruz. but still nationally, he still maintains a commanding lead. >> michael: time now 7:09. home field advantage on the line as the new england patriots take on the miami dolphins at 1 today. bryan salmond in is miami, lucky him, for the game. >> reporter: beautiful and warm miami, florida where the new
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some time, choosing to escape the hectic activities for the winter classic. now, they need a win of course to secure home field throughout the playoffs. and that will be difficult with the fact that the patriots have so many guys that are injured. guys like shander jones, vollmer edelman. it begs the question, how important does bill belichick think home field is throughout the playoffs. tom brady spoke on that subject. >> i think it's better to win this game than lose that game you always love to play at home forth. but in all of those games, whoever wins in the playoffs is the team that plays the best on that day, not whether home or away, it's going to be who plays the best. i think this game is really important for us, because you know, it's a great goal for us to be the number one seed. there's only one team that gets a number one seed. it's great if u that team because it means that you've
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else over the course of the season. and put ourselves in a good strong. >> reporter: with the new england patriots and miami dolphins at 1 p.m. the patriots are looking to if innish off the 2015 regular season with a 13 and 3 record. in miami florida, bryan salmond. fox 25 sports. >> heather: a major boston newspaper having major problems with the new delivery system. hundreds of reporters and staff out this morning who are working to make it right and show their readers that they care. >> michael: plus overdoses responsible for more and more deaths in new england. coming up, the proposed solution that could help reverse that disturbing trend. sarah: typical early january day across new england with highs in the 30s and 40s. a little milder to the south.
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but we're >> michael: welcome back. some of the people who wrote this morning's boston globe also delivered it.
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and members to help deliver. it switched to a home delivery partner and thousands of people complained they did not get their daily paper every day. >> this is an amazing group of people and we put out an aamazing product and we're, o readers. >> heather: drug overdose 2014. the cdc saying there was 47,000 more overdose deaths than the year before mostly due to pain relievers and heroin. the startling statistics for not only massachusetts but new hampshire. >> i'm 23 and i'm an addict. >> reporter: connor mcclellan was hooked on heroin for several years, struggling to stay clean after surviving at least seven overdoses. >> for some reason, i would always end up back where i was,
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>> reporter: mcclellan started using heroin after being addicted to powerful painkillers including oxycodones. deaths jumped 14% in just one year, a record high according to a cdc end of the year report for 2014. >> i think it's part of an ongoing trend of a very addictive drug that is being used in a way that's not completely safe. >> reporter: massachusetts saw a significant increase in drug overdose deaths from 2013 to 2014. statewide, about 1300 people died from heroin and opioid overdoses last year. that's up nearly 19% from the previous year. about 330 people died from overdose in new hampshire in 2014. the cdc recommends doctors prescribe these highly i
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last option and in small doses possible. they also recommend the overdose reversal drug known as narcan more wide available. it's a drug that can save someone's life. >> heather: and the cdc say that the findings, prove that the opoid epidemic remain a problem and getting worse. calling the increasing number of deaths very alarming. meteorologist sarah wroblewski and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. sarah: we've got some chilly chilly air headed our way. i want to first focus on the wind chills monday night. subzero conditions. i've been talking about the chilly conditions early this morning. but, yes, nothing compared to when you wake up on tuesday morning. so get ready for the chill. it's headed our way. waking up to clear skies, more
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temperatures, 31 in boston, 20s from fitchburg. this afternoon, winds out of the southwest, could be gusty at times. that's going to boost our temperatures. as we'll be near normal, if not slightly above. usually in the upper 30s this time of year. for worcester county into the merrimack valley as well as into parts of new hampshire, upper 30s to near 40 degrees and low to mid 40s across the southeast. starting off with sunshine but expect to see the clouds increase as the day goes on. because we're going to be tracking an arctic cold front that will move on in later this evening and bring in the surge of the colder air, the coldest we've seen in quite some time with winds that are so gusty over the milder ocean temperatures, be watching for ocean effect snow to develop mainly along the east coast but also for the cape and islands. and the best chances of accumulating snow will be for cape cod monday into tuesday. those winds also adding to the
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wind chills monday night. so current conditions right now, you can see we've got 30s and 20s across new england. there's that cold front, it's going to be sinking south ward. as it does so it is providing scattered snow showers across southern parts of canada as well as northern new england. that's where the clouds are right now. expect those clouds to dip south ward as this front also moves south ward throughout the day. so looking pretty okay right now across our region. so showing the future cast, there's that front coming on through, if you're going to be headed north, some of the ski resorts, enjoying the fresh powder, pick up anywhere from a coating to a few inches of snow. that front will lose moisture as it pushes south ward. partly cloudy conditions overnight tonight as temperatures begin to drop back into the 20s. in fact, the colder air will be rushing in throughout the day on monday. so we'll see temperatures continue to drop even into the afternoon hours. with winds out of if north,
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north, perhaps even northeast, that's when you have the colder air rushing over the milder temperatures of the ocean, providing some clouds and also bringing in that moisture inland. this is why we're expecting to see ocean effect snow. it's going to be really tricky to find exactly where those bands develop because you have to watch the exact wind direction. but i am expecting to see a coating to an inch, but best chances of accumulating snow of 1 to 3 inches will be for the cape and islands. may be pockets of 4, even 5 inches, something we're going to have to watch closely. as for high temperatures, not getting out of 20s in many locations, in fact, with he could be talking about the teens, feel even colder with that wind. it will feel like the single digits and teens. by the time you wake up tuesday morning with temperatures in the single digits, it will feel like below zero. ocean effect snow showers begin dell on tuesday as dryer air
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talking about sunshine, milder conditions, as temperatures moderate back into the low 40s by the end of the week. there's the latest look at your forecast. >> michael: thanks sara. we'll see you in a bate time now 7:20. two boys approached by a man who claims he's a police officer. >> heather: gyms filling up with folks trying to make good on their new year's resolution already.
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gym for another >> heather: plenty of people making a new year's resolution to be more fit. one group in boston is already hitting the gym hard. >> michael: fox 25 blare p blair miller shows us it has little to do with exercise and everything to do with saving the lives of others. >> reporter: most gyms in the first weekend of the new year look a lot like this. full of people who are motivated. but this is different. >> there's a lot riding on this spin event. >> reporter: a lot riding on it because it's part of the pan mass challenge to help raise
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it hits close to home for josh. on one of these bikes here today, his father had cancer. >> whenever there's a sickness, cancer anything else, people feel very powerless against it. doctors do the best they can, we have great medical research here in boston. but this is something tangible that anyone can do. >> this is really the kick off this year 46 million dollar goal. >> reporter: last year's entire campaign raised $45 million. george foreman the third donated the space to do this. >> that's the goal. whether we do it or not. to get all the people in the building. hopefully everybody raising awareness, maybe they're riding in the pan mass challenge this year, that's really the victory. >> reporter: a victory after the hard earned sweat here today.
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the group will be back at it today from 8 to 4. and 100% of every penny raised goes towards cancer research and patient care. >> heather: bernie sanders making the rounds but not everyone who came out to see him was excited about it. still ahead, the donald trump thousands. sarah: the sun just starting to come up, boy, it will help boost temperatures above normal for the day today. don't get used to it. we've got a roller coaster ride in temperatures subzero wind chill on the rise. show you when coming up. >> reporter: a university in mourning after police found the body of a missing student. the message from the
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complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: and this morning,
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out of india, where an attack on an air base is now passing its 36th hour. indian officials say there are still two gunmen in that base as we speak. >> michael: the attack started friday night. in the last 30 minutes, we learned indian forces believe they've cornered the two gunmen and expect to end the conflict soon. seven people and four gunmen killed in the first few hours of that attack. so far that number has not risen today. thank you for joining us, sunday, january 3rd, 7:30 a.m. i'm michael henrich. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. thank you for waking up with us. fox 25 sarah wroblewski you're tracking the timeline and when to expect some of the coldest air of the season. sarah: yeah, cold this morning. but let me tell you, going to be mild compared to the next couple of days, where we're going to be needing to bundle up, layering up. you have show, you're waking up
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even got snow across southern parts of canada due to an arctic cold front pushing town ward. until then the winds will be out of west. that will help boost temperatures. 40s for the vineyard and nantucket with more clouds out there. that wind is adding a chill. a live look at the city of boston. not too bad that wind about 13 miles per hour feeling like the lower 20s, shave about 10 degrees off your temperature that's what it feelings like. lunch hour, still sunshine, clouds to the north, upper 30s, lower 40s. by this evening, temperatures fall back into the 30s and then the cold air arrives overnight. i'll show you what to suspect expect as you head back to work and school coming up. >> heather: developing this morning, a sad end to a search for a missing northeastern student. mass state police telling us,
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year's eve from the charles river is dennis njoroge. >> michael: for more than a month, dennis njoroge had been missing, now stephanie coueignoux reporting live at northeastern university. the university has left its staff and students know about the discovery? >> reporter: and michael, this is actually a copy of the e-mail the university's president sent to students and staff here at northeastern university. behind me, it's quiet here on campus because students are still on winter break. but again massachusetts state police has confirmed to fox 25 a dive team searching the charles river recovered the body of dennis njoroge on new year's eve. the 21-year-old student was last seen here on campus the sunday after thanksgiving. so just about one month ago. police say he had left everything behind, including his cell phone. dennis njoroge graduated from burn coat high school in worcester and studying media arts here at northwestern. and last night, the president
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reading in part, quote, it is with deepest sadness that i'm writing to inform you that the search for our missing student, dennis njoroge, has come to a tragic ending on new year's eve. i know all of us join in sending the most profound condolences to dennis's family and friends. and encouraged to use counseling services for support. medical examiner will perform an autopsy to figure out exactly how he died. at northeastern university, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 morning news. >> michael: new this morning, fox 25 is, working to get more information about a stabbing in mansfield. it happened 597:30 last night on warren avenue. a man is hospitalized with serious injuries. a suspect was arrested a short time later. with he don't have the victim's name just yet and the suspect's name is not being released because police say he's underage. >> heather: two children approached by a man claiming to be a police officer. but the problem was, the real police say he wasn't a police
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take a look at the map of rochester, new hampshire, and that area circled in red is hanson street where the children were walking with a baseball bat when they say what looked like a police car came up to them and stopped. the driver told the children he was an officer and told them they were breaking the law by carrying a bat in the city. he confiscated the bat from them and took off on wakefield street. no you police are looking for a man who is driving an older model crown victoria, painted black and white and has flashing blue lights. described as '5'9" and is clean shaven. has a patch on the left sleeve and has a badge. if you know anything, call rochester police. >> michael: take a look at this video. smoke bill lows out of a apartment on cottage street. one person was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay.
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investigation. >> heather: we are already just a little more than a month away now from the new hampshire primary. candidates continue to push for voter support of course. democrat front-runner hillary clinton will be back in the granite state today. the former secretary of state has events scheduled in derry, concord and keene. monday. meanwhile, hot on clinton's the rounds. with lands stopped in londonderry plaistow and new hampshire. our cameras were rolling when he stopped in massachusetts yesterday as a heckler interrupted one of his events. >> today in america -- here's a trump supporter worried about mr. trump's money. >> heather: so the heckler as you can see, was met with boos. he was wearing a trump t-shirt. he was escorted out of the
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the moment didn't dampen sanders spirits. some of the supporters as well. some of them waited in line for nearly two hours, to see the man they want to see as president. >> michael: the situation in missouri has been declared a federal emergency disaster. president obama signed the declaration yesterday. it allows the homeland security and federal emergency management agency or fema to coordinate all disaster relief efforts. federal money will be used to pay for recovery costs and debris removal. >> heather: the president is back at the white house after hawaii. but part of that trip does come out of our taxpayer pockets. and coming up, a new report breaking down just how much the us. >> michael: plus big changes for a major cell phone carrier. the next the option at&t customers can kiss good-bye. sarah: stepping outdoors, the temperature near the freezing mark.
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with wind chills.
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our way. >> heather: welcome back, it's just about 7:40 this sunday. family. retreat to hawaii. part of that trip on the taxpayer's dime. newly released documents giving a better picture of the cost. secret service records breaking down the numbers for 2014 brist-christmas break. apparently $316,000 was spent on protection alone. when you add that to the cost of air force one, that means the trip could cost upwards of $8 million. the conservative watch obtained the records from the freedom of information act. >> the question is are the trips necessary, and do they take into account the exorbitant cost tax payers incur when he makes these trips.
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for staffers are also funded by tax payers. the white house says the government funds expense is in line with past presidents and president obama has taken about a quarter of the number of vacation days president george w. bush took during his presidency. >> michael: new this morning, a woman claims singer chris brown hitter her and took her phone when she tried to take a photo of him. the los angeles metro police department is investigating investigations of battery and theft against the r&b star. the alleged victim was not seriously hurt. police say they have not gotten in touch with brown to get his side of the story just yet. brown's spokes man did not respond to a cnn request for comment. >> heather: big changes to at&t carriers. no longer offering two year contracts soon. at&t had been the last major carrier to offer contracts to customers.
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and t-mobile. two years ago. customers have to pay full price for phones but customers will have a monthly fee to pay for installments. gifts under the tree that you really didn't want. coming up, the solution that one store is offering now, for unwanted gift cards. >> michael: plus the mbta looking to avoid a find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories.
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indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. >> michael: welcome back, anyone who catches the t out of north station needs to be aware of a big change. the subway entrance is now closed. crews tearing it down to build a new enclosed entrance. that means when it's done, riders won't have to go outside to get the commuter rail and the t. posted to find your way to the nearest stations. meanwhile the mbta is also working to keep this from happening again. the contemporaneous ended up at a standstill because of all of the snow. we've already seen our first storm this year and the mbta used it to test out the winter preparedness. fox 25 kristin mccarthy reports. >> it's horrible, basically. >> reporter: commuters ditch the
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in what was the state's first snowfall of the season. and the.'sfirst test of the ability to handle the elements. since last winter's blizzard shut down service. >> i had to walk home a few times. it took me three or four hours last year. >> reporter: in the moss since crews dug out the snow covered race, the t has made several changes. and tells fox 25 the new storm desk and vast equipment upgrades paid off tuesday. >> so far i'm pleased with how we've done. >> reporter: but the morning commute isn't without delays even with lighter accumulation and fewer riders because of vacation. passengers complained of a frozen switch at jfk. >> the device used to defrost that time. >> reporter: crews later had to rescue several t buses that became stuck in the back bay. >> there was an issue with buses stuck on clarendon street? some traffic because of icing couldn't move.
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the green line on boston college passengers. rail. it's overhead power and wires. >> reporter: some are skeptical, many are hopeful. >> hopefully the t will be able to keep running thrutout at least 59% of the days. >> reporter: in boston, christine mccarthy, fox 25 news. >> now your forecast from meteorologist sarah wroblewski. sarah: we know the t too also needs to deal with some cold weather that's going to be headed our way. in fact, that's going to be our main weather threat over the next couple of days. the not only the cold but also the wind chills. i have this as moderate although wind chills will be subzero not going to be the levels that we have an advisory, but they will be so cold considering we just came off of the warmest december on record. so just plan accordingly. make sure to layer up as you
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also tracking some snow showers for some. talking about ocean effect snow, that means eastern mass. along the coast likely see more clouds. could see a coating up to an south shore. but best bet of accumulating snow is going to be the cape and islands. we're going to watch that windection dress, a slight change could determine amounts. we're going to go 1 to 3 inches right now. amounts. we're going to have to determine where those snow bands set up. sometimes you can get a few inches in one town and the town over, you don't get as much. so it's going to be really about those snow bands with that wind direction. that occurs monday into tuesday. not today. today we've got some sunshine to start, clouds along the coast. temperatures in the 20s and 30s for the most part. 40s for the vineyard and nantucket. that's the mild air right now. winds out of the southwest will continue to increase, ranging
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miles per hour. so they're going to become breezy. with that, it will add a chill to the air. temperatures feeling like the 20s and teens right now. but it will help boost our temperatures from yesterday. low 40s in boston, mid 40s across the cape and islands. again, we'll see some sunshine but those clouds will begin to increase later on tonight. as an arctic cold front moves on through. we could see flurries in parts of new hampshire and vermont later on. otherwise a drop in temperatures and the wind shift to the westover night tonight. fall back into the 20s but as the winds increase and turn from the west to the north, it's going to make temperatures in the 20s feel like the teens. it's going to be really chilly as you head to work and school, in fact, by 7:00, this is what i'm expecting for wind chill values, even single digits in places like orange and keene. colder air is going to continue to sink, so temperatures will
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chill value stay in the single digits and teens for your lunch hour and by the time the kids come home from school and by the evening commute, it will start to feel like below zero in places like keene. so high temperatures tomorrow, getting only into the 20s. well below average for this time of year. and we'll be noticing more clouds for the cape. because this is our future cast showing some of those snow bands starting as early as tomorrow morning. and continuing through the afternoon and evening hours. now, future cast not showing any snow across parts of the north and south shore. i wouldn't be surprised, again, a small shift in the wind and we could be seeing these bands rotate further east or further west. as we head through friday night, these snow bands continuing. clear skies monday night into tuesday. take a look at their overnight lows. back into the single digits, teens and 20s for the cape. of course it's going to feel like below zero by the time you
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these are your expected wind chill values. that seven-day forecast with your weekend always in view showing you the bitter cold that will be headed our way for monday into tuesday. we'll start to notice improvement on tuesday morning when dryer air works on in. that ocean effect snow will begin to shut off. and then we'll see high pressure build on in. that will provide dry conditions and temperatures will moderate back to near normal if not slightly above through the end of the week before tracking another system potentially some rain and snow mixed in by next weekend. there's the latest look at your forecast. >> heather: we've been forewarned. all right. sara. green line maintenance workers making big bucks in overtime. they're making an average of $32,000 in overtime alone. that's double blue line workers. and far more than red and orange line workers for their parts in all of the mbta spent 75 million in overtime costs.
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is related to workers helping in different stations when train work was suspended during last winter. well, a tragic outcome, in the case of a missing college student still ahead. what we know so far into the investigation into a northeastern university student's death. >> michael: a major change in taking unwanted items off your hands. next, how the store is [mother] yeah but this neighborhood,i feel like it's got a lot of what we were kinda talking about. the kitchen is light and bright,new.
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>> heather: welcome back. this next story might save you time and headaches. it happens every year. presents that arrive under our tree that aren't exactly welcomed. this year, as some of those gifts include gift cards, you're in luck. target has teamed up with many companies to let people swap out gift cards. they're accepting cards from more than 600 stores and restaurants. there is a catch. you might end up losing money if you do the swap. for example, a 100 dollar wal-mart gift card can be turned into target for an 8 dollar gift card. so it's something you've got to weigh. >> michael: up in a tree. check this out. a black bear was spotted lounging in a tree in a residential neighborhood in summit and despite police warnings to stay away you can
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couldn't help coming out to check out the attract. >> they sent out a tweet or text this morning from the police department saying don't come out into the street and stare at it, it's dangerous. so here we are. >> i saw the news people outside of my door and 56 people on my front lawn. and walked outside and there was a bear in a tree. >> michael: probably a good idea to listen to police on this one. but any way, the bear eventually climbed down and wandered away. >> heather: what a sight tore those neighbors. cash and weapons closer to home found in a car. why the location of that car had police in our area on high alert. sarah: if you're getting up and out early, temperatures in the freezing mark, but jump ahead to the afternoon, feeling cooler in that wind. but real cold headed our way. show you when to expect subzero wind chills. >> michael: plus firefighters made quick work to put out this fire.
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sarah: right now, quiet today, but tracking some of the coldest air of the season. let you know when it arrives and how long it sticks around. >> reporter: police discovered a body of a missing northeastern university student. the new information we're learning this morning. >> heather: attacked in his own patrol car and the entire incident caught on camera. the incredible restraint shown by a boston police officer that kept a situation from getting out of control. >> michael: plus thousands of unhappy customers after delivery issues for a major newspaper. the paper solution that hundreds of reporters and staff up before dawn. >> completes new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> michael: thank you for waking up with fox 25 morning news. it is 8 a.m. on sunday, january 3rd already. i'm michael henrich.
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you're waking up to a chilly start. last week i got out the long johns and wool socks. >> michael: they're needed now. >> heather: yes. just in time. fox 25 meteorologist sarah wroblewski is here with the forecast. some people are even going to see snow this week. sarah: yeah we've got snow in the forecast, cold in the forecast and subzero wind chills in the forecast. today, we're going to be on the milder side. so enjoy it while you can. because we've got cold air in canada going to be sinking south ward. currently 32 in the city of boston right knew. waking up to some sunshine, further north you go, clouds, scattered snow showers from ottawa to quebec. fresh snow for northern vermont into new hampshire and maine. some of those clouds will be drifting south ward for the day. waking up to the 20s, 30s, and 40s for the cape right now. the wind chill values mainly in the 20s. 30s for the cape and islands.
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problem for the next couple of days as the colder air surges in. bring you the latest timeline coming up. >> heather: all right. we've been warned. developing this morning, not the outcome that the family of missing northeastern university student had hoped for. massachusetts state police report that the body recovered on new year's eve from the charles river is that of dennis njoroge. >> michael: dennis njoroge had been missing for more than a month. and fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live at northeastern university this morning. stephanie, the university has informed its staff and students? >> reporter: and the president sent out an e-mail last night to students and staffs. now students and staff here at northeastern university behind me, they're not here on campus because the school is still on winter break. but they're now grieving this morning after receiving that e-mail last night. dennis njoroge was actually last seen here on campus the sunday after thanksgiving.
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police say the 21-year-old left everything behind, including his cell phone. and last night, massachusetts state police confirmed to fox 25, divers recovered his body in the charles river on new year's eve. the medical examiner will now perform an autopsy to determine exactly how he died. dennis njoroge graduated burn coat high school in worcester and went to northeastern university where he was studying media art. we did speak with his family last week and as you can imagine, these past few weeks have been incredibly difficult for them. >> it is hard. it is hard. there's a part of me that is not here. >> reporter: just so heartbreaking for his friends and family. and coming up in 30 minutes, the president's message in light of this tragedy. at northeastern university, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> michael: boston released video of an officer being assaulted.
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blows after reportedly mouthing off to that officer. fox 25 erica richie has that -- ing video and more on how it all started. >> there he is right there. >> reporter: focus your attention to the left side of your screen, look closely and you can see a man repeatedly ufrj approximating a police officer as he sits in his cruiser. >> he didn't stop. >> reporter: it was just two hours into the new year when police say 23-year-old andrew bowman of everett was walking down the street and crossed in front of the cruiser and then launched his attack. according to police, the officer fought back using his closed fist and nothing else while at the same time calling for back up. when those officers showed up, bowman took off running. bowman made it as far as this fence inside the garage, the back up officers arrested him as he tried to scale it. he violently fought back, they say, all the while yelling at them, quote, you're all doomed and you're going to die. they told me to do this.
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what that meant by going to what we believed to, bowman's home. but no one came to the door. and bowman himself was locked up, facing several charges, including assault and battery on a police officer. as for the officer in this video, his boss is proud of him. commissioner bill evans released a statement, saying, quote, this officer displayed incredible restraint, defending himself without the use of a baton, pepper spray or deadly force even though the situation may have warren theed. i speak on behalf of my entire department when we say that we are thankful that this officer is going to be okay. erica richie fox 25 news. >> heather: unusual cash of weapons found in a car in a parking lot for gillette stadium employees. you can see swords, a stun gun, even a meat cleaver right there, all found on new year's day as the winter classic game was about to start. police say the weapons do not belong to a gillette employee
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bronson who was allegedly drunk when he threatened three people. >> by looking at what he had in his car, it looked like he was meant to hurt somebody. you don't just have that kind of stuff in your car. you don't randomly throw a meat cleaver or sorter or anything like that in your car. >> heather: he was arrested. police say there was never a threat to folks at gillette. he will being arraigned in court tomorrow. >> michael: new this morning, a man in serious condition after a stabbing in worcester. the man was found after he collapsed outside of an apartment building on orange street. that happened friday afternoon. officers searched the building and arrested eduardo burgos. he will be arraigned tomorrow. and police have not said what led to that stabbing. >> heather: also new this morning, take a look at the flames right here pouring out of the engine of u-haul truck in hyannis. it happened friday night. once on the scene there, firefighters knocking down the fire before it could do much damage to the building that the
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firefighters still working to figure out what caused it. also new this morning, following an accident in kullver before a pickup truck plunged into a pond. this happening just about an hour ago, on south meadow pond on warren street. not much information, police telling fox 25 they're still on the scene investigating. >> michael: this morning, following developing news out of india, where an attack on an air base past its 36th hour. indian officials say there are still two gunmen in the base. the attacks happened friday night. in the last hour, they believe they have cornered the two gunmen and expect to end the conflict soon. seven indian troops and four gunmen were killed in the first few hours of that attack. so far that number has not risen today. we'll continue to keep an eye on it. also developing this morning, protests around the world after a mass execution in saudi arabia.
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protesters entered the saudi imbalances see setting fires and throws papers from the roof. it started after saudi arabia executed 27 convicted terrorists one of those was the leader of the shiite muslim minority in saudi arabia. he rose to fame leading protests against the saudi government. >> heather: last month 14 people died and 21 orthopedic orthopedic -- others were hurt in a mass shooting by a husband and wife. now employees will notice tighter security when they reenter work tomorrow. a third person has been charged in that attack. attack, republican front-runner donald trump said he would propose a ban on muslim travel to the u.s. if he is elected. now al qaeda's affiliate in so
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as part of a terrorist recruitment video something hillary clinton brought up during a debate last month. but trump for his part doesn't seem to be fazed by the video. aattacked both clinton and president obamaed with another very controversial statement. you want to listen to this. >> they created isis. hillary clinton created isis with obama. >> heather: trump's numbers in an iowa poll slipped a bit before christmas. he's now losing his lead there to senator ted cruz. but he does still have a commanding lead in national polls. >> michael: it is 8:09. less than five hours until home field advantage is on the line. the new england patriots taking on the miami dolphins. fox 25 bryan salmond is in miami for that game. >> reporter: welcome to beautiful and warm miami, florida where the new england patriots have been for some time choosing to escape all of the hectic activities over in foxboro due to the winter classic.
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miami dolphins they need a win to secure home field throughout the playoffs. that will be difficult with the patriots so many guys injured. guys like jones, vollmer, high tower and julian edelman. it begs the question, how important does bill belichick think home field advantage is throughout the playoffs. well, tom brady spoke on that subject. >> i think it's better to win this game than lose this game. you always love to play at home because of communication and so forth. but those games, whoever wins in the playoffs is the team that plays the best on that day. not whether home or away. it's going to be the team that plays the best. i think this game is very important for us. it's a great goal for us to be the number one seed. there's only one team that gets a number one seed. it's great if you're that team because it means you've done things better than anyone else over the course of the season and put us in a good position and hopefully finish strong. >> reporter: so with the miami
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patriots at 1 p.m. the patriots are looking to finish off the 2015 regular season with a 13 and 3 record. in miami, florida, fox sports. >> heather: major newspaper having major problems with its delivery system. brand new video of hundreds of reporters and staff out this morning working to make it right. >> michael: plus overdoses responsible for more and more deaths in new england. coming up, the proposed solution that could help reverse the disturbing trend. sarah: 31 degrees in boston right now. but we're climbing into the low 40s by the afternoon.
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tonight and >> michael: welcome back, some of the people who wrote this morning's boston globe also ended up delivering it. the boston globe rallied supporters and business staff to help deliver the paper today. it says in a release that it switched to a new home delivery partner and thousands of people complaining saying they did not get their delivered paper at all. >> this is an amazing group of people, we put out an amazing product.
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get it to the readers so we can enjoy it. >> michael: the globe says it's going to take time to smooth out the delivery problems but wanted to show they appreciate the readers. >> heather: the cdc saying there was 37,000 more overdose related deaths because of heroin and painkillers. >> i'm 23. and i'm an addict. >> reporter: pittsburgh connor mcclellan was hooked on heroin for seven years struggling to overdoses. >> for some reason, i would always end up back where i was five times worse. >> reporter: mcclellan like many drug users started using heroin after being addicted to powerful painkillers like oxycodones. a record high jump according to a cdc end of year report for
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>> i think it's part of an ongoing trend of very addictive drug that is being used in a way that's not completely safe. >> reporter: massachusetts saw a significant increase in drug overdose deaths from 2013 to 2014. statewide, about 1300 people died from heroin and opioid overdoses last year. that's up nearly 19% from the previous year. about 330 people died from overdose in new hampshire in 2014. >> the cdc recommends doctors prescribe these highly addictive painkillers only as a last option in and a smallest amount possible as well as provide better treatment for those who are already addicted. >> reporter: the cdc also recommends making the reversal drug known as narcan more widely available. as mcclellan can attest, it's a drug that can save someone's life. in washington, jacqueline felt,
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>> heather: and the cdc finds that the opoid epidemic remains a problem and getting worse calling the increasing number of deaths very alarming. >> michael: if quitting smoking is part of your new year's resolution, new hampshire's health department wants to helpful they're offering free nicotine patches to help them kick the habit. the campaign started by the cdc to encourage smokers to quit. >> now your forecast from meteorologist sarah wroblewski, and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. sarah: good sunday morning, everybody. i tweeted out the sweet spot this morning, the cape and islands. that's where you've got temperatures in the 40s. the next couple of days, may not be the sweet spot. unless you like snow. through the interior, waking up right now, though, 20s and 30s. 31 in the city of boston.
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wind out 6 the southwest, right now around 13 miles per hour. you wouldn't think that would be too much of an affect to the temperatures. but sure enough 31 feels like 21 right now with that wind. that wind will be gusty throughout the day. anticipating to see temperaturesly get into the upper 30s low 40s. but with the wind, it will feel like 40s throughout the day. clouds begin to thicken up throughout the day too. i want to show you what to expect. yesterday we hit 40 degrees in boston. a degree or two higher than that for the day today. about of the milder wind direction. upper 30s to near 40 north and west to the city. a relatively quiet day and typical for early january. notice clouds, especially the further north you go, can't rule out a trade flurry or two. especially as an arctic cold front will be coming on through and will arrive overnight tonight on gusty winds and those
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which means when you've got colder air over the ocean, you tend to build up clouds bring in the moisture and ocean effect snow showers along the coast. i think the most at the cape and islands. not only with the risk of some snow, those winds will bring subzero wind chill values to the region monday night. here is that cold locked up in canada, going to be pushing south ward. it does have a few snow showers associated with it right now through north american new florida england? of the ski resorts not minding those at all. some of those flurries could make their way into vermont and new hampshire. otherwise we're starting off with sunshine for the day today. that front will be pushing south ward, the as it does so, wringing in that cold air, the winds will be out of the north. and turning to the northeast, we're really going to have to watch the wind direction very closely. whichever wind direction that will set up, that will allow
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mainly along the north and south shore, places like cape an could see up to an inch and higher totals down across the cape and islands. one to 3 inches possibly higher. depending whether the bands set up in some of the same area. we'll be watching the temperatures. dropping through the day tomorrow. getting stuck in the 20s but feeling like the single digits and teens. tuesday morning when you wake up with temperatures in the single digits, it will feel like it's below zero as you head to work and school. with he see moderating temperatures and dry conditions mid to late week before another system could be headed our way next weekend. over to you. >> heather: so much to cover there. two children approached by a man driving a crown vic dressed like a police officer. coming up the, with a from police this morning who say this man is not who he claims. plus gyms filling up with people trying to make good on their new year's resolution, right?
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>> heather: time now 8:23. and plenty of people making a new year's resolution to be more fit. it happens every year. but one crew hitting the gym hard. >> michael: they're making me feel bad. >> heather: after. all in due time. >> michael: immediately after the show. fox 25 blair miller says this has very little to do with exercise this time and everything to do with saving the lives of others. >> reporter: most gyms in the first week in the new year look a lot like this, full of people who are motivated. but this is is different. >> there's a lot riding on this event. >>mm-hmm a lot riding on it because of e it's part of the pan mass challenge, looking to raise money for the dana farer cancer institute. it hits home for josh, on one of these bikes here today, his father had cancer. >> whenever there's a sickness, cancer or anything else, people feel powerless against it. doctors do the best we can. we have great medical research
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this is something tangible that i think anyone can do. >> reporter: this 24 hour bike-a-thon is part of the pmc. >> this is the kick off of 46 million dollar goal. >> reporter: last year's entire campaign raised $45 million. george foreman the third, son of the famous boxer loaned the gym and donated the space to do this. and organizers hope to raise $1 million this weekend alone. >> that's the goal. whether we get to do it, hopefully they're going to ride in the pan mass challenge this year, that's really the victory. >> reporter: a victory long after the sweat and hard work here today. >> michael: that was blair miller reporting. the group will being back at it today from 8 to 4. 100% of every dollar raised goes towards patient care and cancer research. >> heather: president candidate bernie sanders making the rounds
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but not everyone who came out to see him was excited about it. still ahead what the donald trump supporter who heckled a crowd of thousands had to say. sarah: we've got wind chills in the 20s right now. but when you wake up tomorrow morning, head to work and school at the bus stop. this is what you can expect for your feels like conditions, in the single digits and teens. and it gets even lower by tuesday. i'll show you. >> reporter: a university in mourning, after police found the
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. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: good sunday morning to you. and this morning, we are following developing news out of india where an attack on an air base is now into its -- actually passing its 37th hour. officials say there are still two gunmen in the base right now. >> michael: the attack started friday night.
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learned indian forces cornered the two gunmen and expect to end the conflict soon. 7 indian troops and four gunmen killed in the first hour of the attack. so far today, that number has not risen again. good morning, it's sunday morning, 8:30 a.m., i'm michael henrich. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. you definitely want to bundle up if you're headed to church or maybe your new year's resolution, fox 25 storm tracker meteorologist sarah wroblewski is tracking a timeline of the coldest air that hasn't hit yet. sarah: it's cold out there. typical for january, we can handle it. although a shock to system compared to december when it was the warmest on record. the further north you go, clouds and scattered snow showers. this is in association with an arctic cold front that will be moving south ward through the day. today, not too bad for us, sure
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for the cape and islands right now. we'll actually see improvement as we head on through the day as we'll be near 40 degrees. the wind out of the southwest is going to add a chill to the air. once that front comes through, much colder air to arrive. i'll show you what to expect coming up. >> heather: a sad end for a missing northeastern university student. mass. state police saying the body recovered from the charles river on new year's eve is that of dennis njoroge. >> michael: dennis njoroge had been missing for more than a month. stephanie coueignoux is live this morning at northeastern university. the university has reached out to staff and students about the discovery? >> reporter: michael, the president actually sent out the e-mail to students and staff last night. now northeastern university is still on winter break but a lot of students and staff this morning, waking up to this e-mail in their inbox. massachusetts state police confirmed to fox 25 that a dive
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recovered the body of dennis njoroge on new year's eve. the 21-year-old student was last seen here on campus the sunday after thanksgiving, so just about a month ago. police say he left everything behind, including his cell phone. he had graduated burn coat high school in worcester and studying media art here at northeastern university. last night the president of the university sent out an e-mail reading in part, quote, it is with deepest sadness that i'm writing to inform you that the search of our missing students, dennis njoroge, has come to a tragic conclusion on new year's eve. i know all of us join in sending our most profound condolences to dennis's family and friends. and this morning, the university is encouraging everyone to use their counseling services if they need support. a medical examiner will now perform an autopsy to determine exactly how dennis njoroge died. at northeastern university,
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>> michael: time now 8:32. new this morning, working to get more information about a stabbing in mansfield. a 29-year-old man is hospitalized with serious injuries. the suspect was arrested a short time later but we don't have any word just yet on the victim's name. and the suspect's name is not being released because he's underage. >> heather: two children approached by a man claiming to be a police officer. the problem is, the real police say he was not one of them. take a look at this man of rochester, new hampshire. in that circled area right there in red is where it happened yesterday evening. along hanson street. the children were walking on that street with a baseball bat with what looked like a police car stopped. the driver told the children he was an officer and thatter this breaking the law by carrying the bat in the city. he took the bat away and took off on wakefield street. now police are looking for that suspect. they say he was driving an older model crown victoria, even with a black and white -- even with blue flashing lights, the crown
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the man 5'9" medium build, clean shaven was irwearing a uniform with a badge on the left sleeve. if you know anything, call rochester police. >> michael: take a look at this video out of leominster, smoke bill lows out of the apartment on cottage street. one person was taken to the hospital. fortunately, we can report that person is expected to be okay. the cause is still under investigation. now. we are a little more than a month out now from the new hampshire primary as candidates continue to push for your votes. and democratic front-runner the granite state today. the former secretary of state has events scheduled in derry, concord and keene. she'll also be there campaigning tomorrow. in the meantime, bernie sanders is hot on clinton's heels, he's also making the rounds in new hampshire for the next two days
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londonderry, plaistow, and new hampshire. it was just yesterday that sanders was campaigning in massachusetts, though. and fox 25 was there as a heckler interrupted one of his events. >> today in america the top -- here's a trump supporter worried about mr. trump's money. >> heather: that heckler who was wearing a trump t-shirt, had to be escorted out the building. the moment didn't dampen the spirits of sanders supporters. a lot of them waited two hours in line to see the man they want to see president. >> michael: been declared a federal emergency disaster, president obama signed the declaration yesterday. it allows the homeland security and fema to coordinate all disaster relief efforts. federal money will be used to help pay for recovery costs as well as debris removal. >> heather: the president is back at the white house after wrapping up a holiday vacation
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part of that trip coming out of taxpayer pockets. coming up, a new report breaks down just how much the first family's annual trip costs us all. >> michael: plus big changes for a major cell phone carrier. next the option at&t customers can kiss good-bye. sarah: temperatures today about a degree or two warmer than yesterday. then it goes downhill from there. we're going to struggle to get out of the 20s and it's going to feel like below who coined the term "side bread?" because there's nothing "side" about this bread. it may look like the moon. but it's the star of the show. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this:
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>> heather: vague time is over for a lot of us. also true for the first family. they just wrapped up a two week retreat in hawaii. part of that trip was on the taxpayer's dime. newly released documents give us a better picture now of the exact costs. secret service records breaking down the numbers for the obama's 2014 christmas break. that year, $316,000 spent on protection alone. when you add that to the cost of
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trip could cost in upwards of $8 million. the judicial watch obtained the documents using the freedom of information act. >> the question is, are the trips he takes necessary and do they take into account the exorbitant cost tax payers incur when he takes these trips. >> heather: it's worth pointing out the first family does pay for their own accommodations. but accommodations for staffers is also funded by tax payers. the president's expenses are in line with past president. he has taken about a quarter of vacation days that george w. bush took during his presidency. >> michael: a woman claims singer chris brown hitter her and drived to take her phone when she tried to take a photo of him. investigation police are investigating. the alleged victim was not seriously hurt. police say they have not gotten in touch with brown to get his side of the story. and brown's spokesman did not
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comment. >> heather: big news for at&t. the wireless contract, no longer offering two year contracts. at&t the last carrier to offer those contracts to customers. t-mobile ended it more than two years ago. so instead of contracts, customers will soon pay full price for new phones. but in exchange have a lower monthly fee. customers will also be able to pay new phones in monthly instally thes. we've all in this happen to us, around the holidays, you get a gift under the christmas tree that you're not interested in. sometimes a gift card. coming up a solution one store has for unwanted gifts you want to know about. >> michael: plus the mbta looking to avoid a repeat of
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>> michael: welcome back. anyone who catches the t out of north station needs to be aware of a big change. the you is way entrance is now closed. crews are tearing it down to build a new enclosed entrance. that means when it's done, rider won't have to go outside to get the t. but in the meantime, it's a different story. signs are posted to make your way to nearby nearest stations. the mbta is working to keep this
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what you see on your screen. yikes, a nightmare. we've already seen our first snowfall this year and the mbta used it to test out winter preparedness. christine mccarthy looks at how the t hand that winter first snowfall. >> it's horrible, basically. >> reporter: commuters ditched the sloppy slushy roads for the t on tuesday in what was the state's first snowfall of the season and the mbta's first test of the ability to handle the elements since last winter's blizzard shut down service. >> i had to walk home a few times, it took me three or four hours last year. changes. and general manager, frank, tells fox 25 the new storm desk off tuesday. >> so far i'm pleased with how we've done. >> reporter: but the morning commute wasn't without delays even with light accumulation and
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vacation, passengers on the t complained of about delays due to a frozen switch at jfk station. >> the machine that is supposed to frost that switch was not functioning at that time. >> reporter: buses stuck in the the back bay. >> there was an issue stuck on clarendon street because of traffic because of icing they couldn't move. >> reporter: then the t sent an alert, a downed wire near the green line in boston college requiring buses to pick up passengers. >> the green line is not the third rail. it's overhead power and sometimes ice builds up on those wires. >> reporter: the t knows it needs to preserve the public's faith. many are skeptical, many are hopeful. >> hopefully they'll be running throughout 95% of the days. >> reporter: christine mccarthy, fox 25 morning news. >> no you your local forecast from meteorologist sarah wroblewski and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. sarah: good sunday morning, everybody. we're going to being waking up to temperatures typical for early january.
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cold that's headed our way. we've got weather threats to talk about, not so much for today but more for monday and tuesday. i want to point out,ral cold air moving on in. going to be a shock to the system considering december was the warmest month -- warmest december on record in boston. not only do we have the cold but also going to have very gusty winds that are going to create brutally cold wind chills. you're going to have layer up of those winds, too, going to provide ocean effect snow showers for the east coast as well as for the cape and islands. we're going to have to really watch that wind direction because if it's more out of the north east, we could be talking about more snow closer to the eastern coast of the north shore, south shore but more of a northerly wind for higher accumulations across the cape and islands. and it's one of those things, an event where you get those bands set up, it could allow for a couple inches in one area and next to nothing in the town over.
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expected, monday into tuesday for the cape and islands. could be possibly isolated higher amounts appeared just a coating to an inch as you head through the south shore, places like cape ann on the north shore. that's going to be headed our way as well as the cold. current conditions out there right now, doesn't feel cold in the cape and islands, it's in the forth. 31 in the boston, temperatures below freezing to the north and west. clouds to the north too. notice a few snow makes flying across central new england, due to an arctic cold front come on later this evening. until then, winds are going to be mostly out of the southwest, which will boost up our temperatures, but these winds are going to be adding a chill. right now feels like the 20s and even teens in worcester. just plan accordingly, that although highs will be a degree or two warmer than yesterday, it will likely feel like it's in the 30s for the day as the winds get pretty breezy for the afternoon. to the mid and upper 40s across the cape and islands.
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on in. expecting to see the wind shift direction to the west. temperatures will be in the 20s. and what we'll notice is we'll actually have our high of the day, potentially in the morning, as temperatures will continue to drop through the day. so headed out to work and school tomorrow, it's going to be in the 20s, but we're going to notice your wind chill values in the teens. this is what it will feel like on monday morning. and as we head through your lunch hour, not much improvement. still feeling like the teens and single digits, 20s across the cape. by the time the kids come home from school, you're headed home from work, it will feel like subzero. only 20 in keene, mostly in the 20s, could see a few teens by the afternoon to the north and west. and noticing over the cape and islands, that's where we're starting to see some of those ocean effect snow showers, future cast showing some of those showers pushing into southeastern mass, not showing the north shore. but i wouldn't be surprised.
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where we determine what we're going to see. by tuesday morning, we'll start to see some improvement. department. it is going to be chilly. temperatures, when you wake up tuesday, in the single digits and teens and feeling like it's below zero. so that seven-day forecast does show improvement, though, for mid to late week. temperatures should moderate as we get dry. although we'll be tracking another system. looks to be mostly rain, but could see some snow mixed in. days away. we'll have to keep an eye as we get closer. >> heather: all right. thanks sara. green line workers are making big bucks in overtime. they're making an average of $32,000 in overtime alone that's double what blue line workers make in ot and far more than red and orange line workers. in all, the mbta spent 75 million in overtime costs. the agency says some of the ot was related to workers helping
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train service was suspended last winter and who can forget that. a tragic outcome in the case of a missing college student. still ahead, what we know so far about the investigation into a northeastern university student's death. a live report. >> michael: a major change, stepping up and taking unwanted
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next, how it's sure you're >> heather: welcome back. >>ly it is 8:53. and it happens every year. presents arrive under the tree that you never really wanted. what? never happened to me. never. this year, if it includes gift cards, you might be in luck. target has teamed up with other companies to help people swap out gift cards. it's accepting cards from more than 600 stores and restaurants. catch. you might end up losing money if there's a swap. a 100 dollar gift card to wal-mart can be exchanged for a 85 dollar gift card at target. so you've got to weigh that. it's also time to take down those christmas decorations, tree already. that's what firefighters tell us, once they dry out, they can
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they also recommending the environmental of protection to suggest best ways to properly dispose of your tree. >> michael: entertainment didn't come prosecute the television in one new jersey town this weekend, it came from up in a tree. a black bear lounging in a tree in a residential neighborhood in summit. look at all of those people out there despite police warnings to stay away. >> they sent out a tweet or a text this morning from the police department saying don't come out into the street and stare at it, it's dangerous, so here we are. >> i saw 56 people on my front lawn and walked outside and there was a bear in a tree. >> michael: the bear eventually climbed down and wandered away. >> heather: glad the bear is all right. a cash of weapons discovered in a car here at home. still ahead, why the location of that car had police on such high alert. sarah: below freezing in boston right now, headed if into the 40s in southeast mass.
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sarah: right now quiet today but tracking some of the coldest air of the season. i'll let you know when it arrives and how long it sticks around. >> reporter: police have recovered a body of a missing northeastern university student. the new information we're learning this morning. >> heather: attacked in his own patrol car and the entire incident caught on camera. the incredible restraint shown by a boston police officer. that kept a situation from getting out of control. >> michael: plus thousands of unhappy customers after delivery issues for a major newspaper. the paper solution that had hundreds of reporters and staff up before dawn. >> complete new england news
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>> michael: and thank you so much for waking up with us here on fox 25. it's just about 9 a.m. on sunday, january 3rd. i'm michael henrich. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. hope you're having a great start to your morning. it is a chilly start. after the december we had, really going to feel like a >> michael: we really got spoiled for a few weeks, sarah wroblewski standing by to give us the full picture on this week. sarah: i don't have the 60s in my forecast like i did the week of christmas. we've actually got temperatures headed our way. the cold drop in canada sinking south ward, currently in the 40s in new york city, 34 in boston. jumped above freezing, which is a good thing. to the north of us, scattered snow showers? association with this front. so as the day goes on, that clouds increasing. and overall, it's going to be a typical quiet day across the region, with temperatures now in the 20s and 30s.
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show you that in just a minute. >> heather: check in with you soon, sarah. a sad end to a northeastern university student, certainly not the outcome family members were hoping for. state police have discovered a body recovered from the charles river on new year's eve is that of dennis njoroge. >> michael: dennis njoroge had been missing for more than a month. fox 25 stephanie coueignoux's live at the northeastern university this morning. the university has gone ahead and informed staff and students. >> reporter: and the president actually sent out an e-mail to staff and students last night. here on campus, it's very quiet, since the university is still on winter break. but, again, a very tough morning for everyone here as they're now grieving the loss of their classmate, dennis njoroge. he was last seen here on campus the sunday after thanksgiving. so just about one month ago. police say the 21-year-old left everything behind, including his cell phone. and last night, massachusetts state police confirmed to fox
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the charles river on new year's eve. the medical examiner will now perform an autopsy to determine exactly how he died. dennis njoroge graduated burn coat high school in worcester and went onto northeastern university where he was studying media art. and we did speak with his family last week. and as you can imagine, these last few weeks have been incredibly difficult for them. >> it is hard. it is hard. there's a part of me that is not here. >> reporter: just so heartbreaking for his family there. coming up in 30 minutes, the message northeastern university's president is now sending out to student and staff in light of this tragedy. at northeastern university, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 morning news. >> michael: boston police have released video of an officer being assaulted. that video shows the suspect delivering several blows after reportedly mouthing off to that
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fox 25 erica richie has that disturbing video and more on how it all started. >> yup, there he is right there. >> reporter: focus your attention to the left side of your screen. look closely and you can see a man repeatedly punching a boston police officer as he sits in his cruiser. >> he didn't stop. >> no, he just kept pouncing onto him. >> reporter: it was just two hours into the new year, when he walked down the street and then launched the attack. the officer fought back using his closed fist but nothing else while at the same time calling for back up. when those officers showed up, you can see bowman running for cover. the officers arrested him as he tried to scale the fence inside the garage. all the while, violently fighting back and saying, you're all doomed, they told me to do this. you're going to die.
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by going to what we believed to be bowman's home but no one came to the door and bowman himself is locked up on charges of assault and battery on a police officer. commissioner bill evans released a statement, saying, quote, this officer displayed incredible restraint, defends himself without the use of a baton, pepper spray or other force, even though it may have warranted it. we're thankful that this officer is going to be okay. erica richie fox 25 news. >> heather: a cash of unusual weapons found in a car a at an off site parking lot for gillette stadium employees. you can see right here, swords, a stun gun, a meat cleaver and are all found on new year's day right as the winter classic game was starting. police say the weapons don't belong to a gillette employee but to 48-year-old matthew bronson who was allegedly drunk when he was accused of
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>> by looking what was in his car, it looked like it was meant to hurt somebody. you don't randomly throw a meat cleaver or sword or anything like that in your car. >> heather: bronson was arrested reassuring the public that there was never a threat to gillette stadium. i'll be arraigned in court tomorrow. >> michael: an overnight fire claimed the life of a toddler. firefighters say six people were inside a condo that caught fire. all were taken to the hospital. and 18 month old girl found under her crib did not survive. firefighters say a smoke alarm was disconnected and that had it been working the tragedy may have been averted. >> heather: take a look at this. flames are poohing out of an engine compartment of a u-haul truck, happened in hyannis. once on scene, firefighters were able to knock that out before avoiding damage to a nearby
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firefighters working to investigate. also following an accident in culver where this pickup truck plunged into a pond. it happened about an hour ago at south meadow pond on wart street. crews worked to get that car out. not much more to report at this time. fox 25 is still investigating. we'll keep you investigated. >> michael: it is 9:06. following developing news in india, where an attack on an air base is passing its 37th hour. there are still gunmen in the base. the attack started friday night and within the last two hours, we learned indian forces believe they've cornered those two gunmen and expect an end to the conflict soon. seven indian troops and four gunmen were killed in the first hours of that attack. so far that number has not rizthan today. protests arounded the world continue as a mass execution happened in is saudi arabia.
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entered the saudi embassy in iran, setting fire and throwing papers from the roof. the protests happened after saudi arabia executed 47 convicted terrorists. one of those was a well known claire rick, activist as well as the leader of the shiite muslim minority in saudi arabia. >> heather: the building in san bernardino, california where a terrorist attack happened will reopen for the first time after that happened. 14 people died, 21 others hurt in a mass shooting committed by a husband and wife. now 600 inland regional employees who work there will notice tighter security when they return to work tomorrow. since that shooting, a third person has also been charged in the attack. shortly after that terrorist attack, republican front-runner donald trump says he would propose a ban on travel to the united states if he got elected.
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as part of a recruitment video. something hillary clinton brought up during a debate last month. but trump doesn't seem to be fazed by that recruitment video. he attacked hillary clinton and president obama with another controversial statement. listen to this. >> they created isis. hillary clinton created isis with obama. >> heather: trump's numbers in the iowa polls did slip a bit. but he still has a national lead in the national polls. >> michael: the new england patriots take on the dolphins today. brian assumemond is in miami, the lucky guy, for that guy. >> welcome to beautiful and warm myly i can'tmy florida, where the new england patriots have been for some time, choosing to escape the hectic activities in foxboro due to the winter classic.
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game of the season. they need a win to secure home advantage throughout the playoffs. that will be difficult with the patriots have so many guys who are injured. vollmer, high tower, edelman. it really begs the question, how important does bill belichick think home field advantage is through the playoffs. tom brady spoke on that subject. >> i think it's better to win this game than to lose this game. you always love to play at home. just because of communication and so forth. but those games -- whoever wins in the playoffs is the team that plays the best on that day. not whether home or away. it's going to be the team that plays the best. this game is going to be pornly for us. it's a great goal for us to be the number one seed. there's only one team that gets a number one seed. it's great if you're that team. it means you've done things better than anyone else over the course of the season. put yourself in a good position
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it's new england patriots inside beautiful gillette stadium at 1 i'm approximate. patriots are looking to finish off the 2015 regular season with a 13 and 3 record. in miami, florida, bryan salmond, fox 25 sports. >> michael: a reminder, new england patriots tickets go on sale tomorrow. starting at 10:00 a.m., you can log on and get playoff tickets. they will play on january 16th or 17th and won't know the exact date until after tonight. >> heather: thousands of phone calls of missing newspapers this week. a major boston paper having problems with a delivery company. brand new overnight, with hundreds of reporters and staff working to make it right and show reader they care. >> michael: plus overdoses responsible for more and more deaths in new england. coming up, the proposed solution that could help reverse the sarah: we've got some sunshine to start the day.
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up into the upper >> michael: welcome bark, some
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morning's "boston globe," also ended up delivering it. it rally reporters and business staff to deliver the newspapers today. it witched to a different delivery department and thousands of people saying they didn't get their daily paper. >> this is an amazing group of people and we put out an amazing product and we're going to make sure we can get it to the readers so they can enjoy it. >> michael: they say it will take time to smooth out the delivery issues. but they wanted to show the readers they appreciated them. >> heather: the cdc now saying there were 47,000 more od deaths than the year before. mostly because of pain relievers and heroin. it's a problem we've been reporting about sensitively here on fox 25. the and fox 25 jacqueline felt has more on the startling statistics in both massachusetts and new hampshire. >> i'm 23. and i'm going a an addict. >> reporter: pittsburgh connor
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for seven years after struggling to stay clean after at least seven overdoses. >> for some reason i would end worse. >> reporter: he started using heroin after being addicted to powerful painkillers including oxycodone. death from overdoses why you wered 14% in one year. a record high according to a cdc end of the year report for 2014. >> i think it's part of an ongoing trend. being used in a way that's not completely safe. >> reporter: massachusetts saw significant increase in drug overdose deaths from 2013 to 2014. statewide, about 1300 people died from heroin and opoid overdoses last year. that's up nearly 19% from the previous year. about 330 people died from overdose in new hampshire in 2014.
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prescribe these highly addictive painkillers only as a last option and in the smallest amount possible. as well as provide better treatment for those who are already addicted. the cdc also recommends making the overdose reversal drug known as narcan more widely available as mcclellan can attest, it's a drug that can save someone's life. in washington, jacqueline felt, fox 25 news. >> heather: the cdc said these findings only prove that the opoid epidemic is only getting worse. called the increasing number of deaths very alarming. >> michael: if quitting smoking is part of your new year's resolution, new hampshire's health department wants to helpful they're offering free nicotine kits to help nick the habit. >> now your local forecast from meteorologist sarah wroblewski and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. everybody. i hope your day is getting off
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if you're stepping outside, we've got temperatures improving. 30s and 40s. nearly 50 on nantucket now with a mix of sun and clouds out there. still pretty chilly to the north and west. but we've got a few snowflakes further north all because of an arctic cold front pushing through. winds out of the southwest about 16 miles per hour so it makes it feel like 10 degrees cooler. anticipate how your feels like conditions in the 20s this morning. but by this afternoon, climbing into the upper 30s to low 40s and and it will feel like low 30s out there. temperatures today a degree or two warmer than yesterday. not too bad. but the wind will be gutsy at times making it feel cooler. 30s to the north and west. 40s to near 50s across the cape and islands. notice that sunshine to start. and that increases as the arctic
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and with so much cold air blowing over the milder temperatures. we're going to see clouds build up and ocean effect snow showers for the east coast as well as cape cod starting tomorrow morning through about tuesday morning. along with the chance of these ocean effect snow showers, those winds, they're going to be very strong and gusty and going to be creating brutally cold wind chill values and subzero in some spots by the time you wake up tuesday morning. so satellite and radar showing north. we've got scattered snow showers across northern new england. great for the ski resorts. there could be the chance of a few of these snowflakes making way into parts of verm-monday the and new hampshire by this evening but most of southern new england saying dry for the day today. this cold front does come on through and notice what happens, the winds out of the north turn to the north and northeast. snow developing along our coast, this is around the late morning on monday. anticipating to see bands of
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same locations that's why we're anticipating to see a couple of inches at least for parts of the cape and islands. with 1 to 3 possible. some higher totals possible as well. along the north shore, perhaps just a coating to an inch. by tuesday, notice those winds beginning to shift. they're still going to be strong as the cold air has been in place for at least 24 hours. you're going to be talking about subzero wind chills now. the good news is later for the day on tuesday. dryer air builds in and that will help the winds relax and push further off shore. start to see the end of to precipitation. again, this is how much we can expect right now. we'll have to watch very closely the exact wind direction. if we do see a further shift to the north and east, that could mean higher totals for the north and south shore. the wind direction more northerly likely for the mid cape and outer cape. so something we'll be watching as with he head over the next 24 hours. nonetheless, tonight, temperatures fall back into the 20s, we'll actually see temperatures continue to tumble
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so by tomorrow afternoon, not really getting out of the 20s. teens in some locations but going to feel even colder than that. dress appropriately if you have to head out to work and school tomorrow. it's going to feel like the single digits and teens. that's what is it's going to feel like all week long. tuesday forecast back into the single digits but feels like subzero. back into near normal territory by wednesday and thursday. as we dry out and see some sunshine ahead of another system that could head our way by the weekend with a mix of rain and snow. there's the latest. >> michael: two kids approached by a man in a crown vic and dressed lookic a police officer. the, with a from police this morning who says the man is not who he claims. >> heather: plus gyms filling up with folks trying to make good on new year's resolution.
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>> heather: 89:23 right now. and plenty of people are making a new year's resolution to be more fit this year.
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one group in boston already hitting the gym hard. getting identity off to a good start. >> michael: notice i didn't jump in there. >> heather: didn't even too do a head's on. >> michael: this particular exercise has little to do with exercise and everything to do with saving the lives of others. >> reporter: most gyms in the first weekend of the new year look a lot like this. full of people who are motivated. but this is different. >> there's a lot riding on this spin event. >> reporter: a lot riding on it because it's part of the pan mass challenge looking to raise money for the dana farer cancer institute. it hits home for josh, on one of these bikes today, his father had cancer. >> whenever there's a sickness, cancer or anything else, people feel powerless against it. we have great medical research here in boston. but this is tangible that i
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>> reporter: part of the pmc, founder billy star says. >> this the the kick off of 46 million dollar goal. >> reporter: last year's campaign raised $45 million. george foreman the third donated the space to do this. >> that's the goal. whether we get everybody in the building to build awareness, maybe they're going to ride in the pmc challenge this year. that's really the victory. >> reporter: a victory long after the sweat and hard work today. >> michael: that was blair miller reporting. the group will be at it again today again from 8 to 4. and 100% raised goes to patient care and cancer research. >> heather: presidential candidate bernie sanders making the rounds but not everyone who came out to see him yesterday was so excited to see him.
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crowd who heckled a crowd of thousands. sarah: hey it's some sunshine to start the day today. as temperatures are warmer than yesterday. we've got cold air to the north. that's going to bring some bitter cold wind chills and some snow for some. show you what to expect ahead. >> reporter: a university in mourning after police found the body of a missing student. the message from the find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories.
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after 12:00 p.m. america runs on dunkin'. complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: and this sunday morning, we continue to follow developing news out of india where an attack on an air base is now passing 38th hour. this is a story we've been following on fox 25 morning news since yesterday morning. officials say there are two gunmen still in the base. >> michael: the attack started friday night.
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indian forces believe they've cornered those two gunmen and do expect to end the conflict soon. that said, seven indian troops and four gunmen killed in the first hour of the attack. so far that number has not risen today. thank you for joining us, it's sunday, january 3rd, 9:30 a.m. i'm michael henrich. >> heather: and i'm heather hegedus. happy to have you. get you off to a good start with storm tracker meteorologist sarah wroblewski who is tracking a timeline of coldest air of the season so far sarah. sarah: yeah, a cold front on the way. it's a beautiful out there, check out the gorgeous shot out of the skyline. winds out of the west, milder direction. that will boost our temperatures warmer than yesterday. but notice the wind chill, feels 10 degrees cooler than the actual temperature. start off with sunshine, clouds will increase later today. could be a flurry.
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most places stay dry upper 30s to low 40s. an then this evening, that's when we're going to start to notice some colder air arriving and also bring the chance of snow showers. take you through when to expect the snow and when to find improvement and how cold it will tomorrow morning. >> heather: we are following developing news this morning as well. a sad end to a missing northeastern university student. mass. state police are confirmed a body recovered out of the charles river on new year's eve is that of dennis njoroge. >> michael: dennis njoroge had been missing more than a month and fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live at northeastern university this morning. the university has reached out to the staff and students, stephanie? >> reporter: michael, staff and students are on winter break right now. this is a copy of the e-mail the university's president sent out last night sharing this tragic news. again, massachusetts state police has confirmed to fox 25
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charles river recovered the body of dennis njoroge on new year's eve. the 21-year-old student was last seen on campus the sunday after thanksgiving. so just about a month ago. police say he had left everything behind, including his cell phone. dennis njoroge graduated from burn coat high school in worcester. and studying media arts at northeastern. and last night, the president of the university sent out an e-mail reading in part, quote, it is with deepest sadness that i'm writing to inform you that the search of our missing student, dennis njoroge, has come to a tragic conclusion on new year's eve. i know all of us join in sending our most profound condolences to dennis's family and friends. and the university is encouraging everyone to use their counseling services in need of support. a medical examiner will now perform an autopsy to determine exactly how he died. at northeastern university, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 morning news.
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fox 25 is working to get more information about a stabbing in mansfield. it happened around 7:30 last night on warren avenue when a 29-year-old man got hospitalized with serious injuries of the suspect arrested a short time later. the suspect's name is not being released because police say he's underage. >> heather: two children approached by a man claiming to be a police officer, only the real police say he's not one of them. take a look at this map of rochester, new hampshire to see where it happened. that area circled in red. that's hanson street. the children were walking along that street with a baseball bat yesterday when what they say looked like a police car stopped. the driver told the children he was an officer and they were breaking the law by carrying the bat in the city. he took the bat away from them and took off on wakefield street. now police are looking for that man. they say he's driving an older model crown vic painted black
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the man is 5'9" with a clean shaven, and has a badge and duty belt. if you know anything call rochester, new hampshire police. >> michael: it is 9:33. look at this video out of leominster, smoke bill lows out of an apartment on cottage street. one person taken to the hospital but we can report this morning that person is expected to be okay. the cause is under investigation. >> heather: sorry about that. we are now a little more than a month out from the new hampshire primary as we continue to follow election 2016. the candidates continuing to push for voter support. democratic front-runner, hillary clinton will be back in the granite state today. former secretary of state has events scheduled in derry, concord and keene and also be campaigning there monday. this as bernie sanders is hot on clinton's heels. he's also making the rounds in new hampshire for the next two days with stops planned in londonderry londonderry, plaistow and new hampshire.
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fox 25 was there as a heckler ultimate somewhered one of his events. >> today in america, the top -- here's a trump supporter worried about mr. trump's money [ crowd booing ]. >> heather: that heckler was wearing a trump t-shirt. he had to be escorted out of the event. it didn't dampen the spirit of sanders or his supporters. some supporters waited in line for two hours to see him. >> michael: the situation in missouri has been declared a federal emergency disaster. it allows the fema to coordinate all disaster relief efforts. federal money will be used to debris move. developing in morning, a group of armed protesters has taken over a building in a federal wildlife refuge in oregon.
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officials are unfairly punishing ranchers who refuse to sell their land. after a march saturday, the armed protesters broke into the unoccupied building and they're refusing to leave. the group says they're not planning on any violence but will defend itself if attacked. >> heather: the president is back at the white house after wrapping up a vacation in hawaii. part of that trip, though, coming out-of-pockets. the cost of that trip. a new reportic breaking down how much the first family annual winter trip might cost us. >> michael: plus big changes for a major cell phone carrier. kiss good-bye. sarah: and we've got temperatures above normal for the day today. but tomorrow, struggle to get
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and even over for the first family. wrapped up a two week retreat in hawaii. part of that trip on the tax paper's dime. newly released documents give us an even better picture of the exact cost. according to secret service records, which break down the numbers for the 2014 christmas break. at least $316,000 was spent on protection alone. when you add that to the cost of air force one, that means the obama's trip could cost upwards of $8 million can. the conservative church judicial watch in paying the freedom of information act. >> the question is, are the trips he takes necessary and do they take boo account the exorbitant cost tax payers inoccur when he takes these trips. >> heather: it's worth pointing out that the first family pays for their own accommodations but accommodations for staffers are funded by tax pairs as well. the white house government funds expenses in line with past presidents in fact, president
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of the vacation days that president george w. bush took during his presidency. >> michael: new this morning, a woman claims singer chris brown hit her and tried to take her phone when she tried to take a picture of him. they're investigating these accusations against the r&b star. the alleged victim was not seriously hurt and police have not gotten in touch with brown to get his side of the story. brown's spokesman did not respond to a cnn request for comments. >> heather: big changes for at&t customers, no longer offering a two year contract. the last carrier to offer contracts to customers. verizon and sprint stopped the practice back in august. t-mobile ended it more than two years ago. instead of contracts customers will pay full price for new phones about you as a trade off, a lower monthly fee. customers will be able to pay
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install thements as one option. we've all been there, gotten a new gift for christmas or hanukkah coming up, an option you may have if you have unwanted gift cards.
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>> michael: welcome back, anyone who catches the t out of north station needs to be aware of a big change. the subway station is now closed while they're tearing it down to build a new entrance. that means when they finish, riders won't have to go outside to catch the t. signs are posted to help you find the nearest tection lows. the mbta is also working to stop this from happening today. trains at a standstill because of all of the snow last year. we've already seen the first snowfall this year and mbta used it to test out the winter preparedness. fox 25 christine mccarthy looks at how the t performed and whether riders are satisfied. >> it's horrible basically. >> reporter: commuters ditched the sloppy slushy roads for the t on tuesday and what was the state's first snowfall of the season and the mbta's first test of the ability to handle the
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>> i had to walk home a few times. >> reporter: in the months since crews dug out the snow covered race, the t has made some changes and general manager tells fox 25 the new storm desk and vast equipment upgrades paid off tuesday. >> so far i'm pleased with how we've done. but the morning commute wasn't without delays, even with light accumulation and fewer riders during school vacation. passengers on the red line complained of severe delays due to a frozen switch at the jfk station. >> the device used to defrost that switch was not functioning at that time. >> reporter: crews later had to rescue several t buses that became stuck in the back bay. >> there was an issue with some buses stuck on clarendon street in traffic. because of icing they really couldn't move. >> reporter: then the t sent an alert, a downed wire near the green line on boston college requiring the buses to pick up passengers. >> the green line is not the third rail. it's overhead power and sometimes ice builds up on those wires.
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needs the public to restore its faith while some skeptical, many are hopeful. >> hopefully the t will be able to keep running through at least 95% of the days. >> reporter: christine mccarthy fox 25 morning news. sarah: the t will get a test, too, when we get really cold temperatures back in the forecast. i no he we haven't had that, considering december was the warmest december we've had in boston. but shock to thely is when we've got extreme cold headed our way. our weather threats for the early part of the week. not so much today. today is quiet. we'll take that, right? but the cold weather comes monday and tuesday. have it at moderate because it's not bone chilling but it is cold and will be sort of a shock since we haven't experienced it. plus coming on very gusty winds that will create cold wind chills. the not advisory level but having it in the single digits,
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some spots back below zero or feeling like it. the winds over the milder ocean, going to allow for snow showers. ocean effect snow possible starting tomorrow morning through tuesday morning. the best chances over the cape and islands. that's where we could see 1 to 3 inches. some pockets of higher totals possible depending on where those snow bands eventually set up. but with the northerly wind, best chance of snow across the cape and islands. the wind shift just ever so slightly to the north and east, with he could be talking about some snow piling up across the north and south shore. but right now, just going with a coating to about an inch. the further inland you go, the brighter the skies over the next couple of days, although it will stay cold. where is it coming from. this arctic cold front will be sinking south ward. it will increase the clouds for the day today. providing snow showers for northern new england. great for all of the ski resorts there. some of those flurries could make their way down into parts of vermont and new hampshire.
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mainly in the 30s, north and west, already in the mid to upper 40s across the cape and islands. and there are some of the thicker clouds. going to be building on in as the day goes on. the good news is we're on the mild side of that front right now. so those winds out of the southwest to west, they will turn gusty during the afternoon that is going to create a wind chill. not just as cold as it is going to get. if you're headed outdoors it feels like the 20s and 30s for the most part. feels like the teens in worcester. highs today, about a degree or two warmer than yesterday. climbing into the upper 30s, lower 40s in bon of. staying in the upper 40s across the cape and islands. now the winds begin to shift through the westover night tonight as that front drops on through. temperatures will fall back into the 20s. so when you wake up tomorrow morning, dress appropriately. because although it will be in the 20s, the winds will be picking up and it will feel like the teens in most locations. this easy are your forecast wind chills by 7:00. some areas place us back in southwestern new hampshire as
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county throughout western parts of the state feeling like the single digits feeling like the 20s across the cape and islands and with some clouds developing there and likely expecting to see some of the snow showers begin by midday tomorrow, still feeling like the single digits and teens. in fact, colder area will continue to poor in. temperatures will drop through the day. when you head home, it's going to feel not much better e. teens as well as single digits. snow showers starting across the outer cape. and you can see those bands. really going to have to watch where it they line up. that's where we see the higher totals. ocean effect snow showers go, one could see a couple of inches, town over, just a coating. something we're going to have to track through the monday nighttime frame that's when we'll start to see some of the snow showers come to an end as we head into tuesday morning. tuesday morning, that's when we
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the coldest air as temperatures fall back into the single digits and teens. with those temperatures, it will feel like subzero, especially to the north and west, feels like zero in boston when you head back to school. dry out tuesday afternoon, high pressure comes in providing dry and moderating temperatures through the rest of the week. latest look at the forecast. >> heather: sounds like a shock to the system, sarah. green line workers making big bucks in overtime especially compared to counter parts. herald reporting they're making an average of $32,000 in ot. that's double what blue line workers are working in ot and far more than red and orange line workers as well. in all, they spent $75 million in overtime costs. it is due to workers helping in various stations when service was suspended last winter.
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missing college student. still ahead, what we know so far about the investigation of the missing northeastern university's student death. >> michael: a major change stepping up and taking off your
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>> heather: the holidays are over and you might have gotten gifts that weren't your cup of tea, if that included an unwanted gift card, you're in luck. target teamed up with other companies to allow people to swap out other gift cards, they're accepting 600 cards from other stores and restaurants. you might be losing money because 100 dollar wal-mart gift card can only be traded in for an 85 dollar target gift card. >> michael: a missing northeastern university student has been found dead after a month he initially went missing. dennis njoroge was originally missing after thanksgiving. last night state police confirmed his body was pulled from the charles river on new year's eve. the medical examiner will determine how dennis njoroge died. >> heather: it's going to be a cold one this week, today get out and enjoy it, but really midweek. sarah: yeah, monday and tuesday. it's going to be a built of a shock to the system.
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wind chill values in the single digits even below zero on tuesday. and come tomorrow into tuesday, tracking ocean effect snow showers along the coast especially the cape and islands and all of the details later on tonight. >> heather: we appreciate that, sarah.
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