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>> sara: a local teacher is on leave for questioble behavior with one of his students. what police confirmed to fox25 about the active investigation and what we have learned is happening at the teacher's house today. >> gene: 20 minutes governor baker joins us in studio. we will talk about his first year on the job and the state of the commonwealth right now. >> sara: plus, he has been missing from practice and reason to worry. can understand about gronkowski's health ahead of new complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, on friday morning, january 15th, or as many of us are thinking, day before the patriots big playoff game, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. update on concerns involving a couple of key players in just a few minutes, but right now fox25 meetingologist shiri spear is in the storm tracker weather center and tracking rain with snow and
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>> shiri: coming up from here, mississippi, coast today and tomorrow and we don't have the clouds like we do this morning, going to be rain, ice out there now, starting off tremendous in the 20s, boston at 28 , worcester 25 keene 23 and take the lower 20s any day over the teens, and we have actually got 20s with clearer skies over southeastern massachusetts and by 9:00 a.m. the clouds will be pretty stubborn today, 9:00 a.m. we get up to about 30 in boston, still in the 20s in the burbs with mostly cloudy skies. examine things to brighten up slightly here by noon time, and let's go with partly sunny and about 35 in boston. we still got nashua at only 31 in worcester, 33, so points north and west we will be close to freezing versus lower 40s already popping from the southcoast down to the cape and then this afternoon we do get a lot of southeastern massachusetts i suspect into the lower 40s, 36 to 44 for the highs, seasonably chilly weather in fact, these temps even a
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on and off clouds today, but i have the latest when the rain first moves in coming up in just a few. catherine parrotta in for julie grauert this morning with live drive time traffic and you're starting us off north of the city. >> catherine: accident 128 southbound, this is in gloucester, shift over this way a bit, route 3 southbound, at intersection with route 4, in the chelmsford area and moving down a little bit, this is in concord, route 2 with intersection of 2a, concord rotary, westbound where the accident is, rotary outside the prison in that location, and then over here, this is 145 there's an accident there at revere beach boulevard, elliot circle, so keep those incidents in mind, and also point out this incident, red line, minor southbound delays due to a track problem between kendall and m.i.t. and charles mgh and if you're a commuter keep that in mind. live look at cameras, expressway moving past the gas tanks, sluggish as you might expect for this hour on friday morning and now here is look at live drive
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you about 25 minutes, 93 from the brant split to the pike, 16 minutes and 128 from route 1 to the weston tolls, 24 minute ride there. gene and sara, back over to you. >> gene: happening this morning extra security in place right now at chelsea high school where police are investigating ate serious threat. >> sara: a letter was sent home to parents last night but classes are still being held this morning. fox25 michael henrich is live at the high school which opens in less than an hour. michael? >> michael: classes are supposed to start as scheduled at 8:00, and students will arrive knowing that police have given this situation the all clear. and still, there will be -- they will be greeted with this extra layer of security. you see that police cruiser there, that one or like it, has been here throughout the night. chelsea schools reached out to parents in a message late last night, posted it on the facebook page as well, about this possible bomb threat. saying the threat was written down and left unattended
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they did initially say they thought it was a hoax, but they would need to take precaution anyway. and so they did the sweep, chelsea police, massachusetts state police, as well as canine throughout the region, that's who was expected to participate. and the facebook page here in chelsea, in the past hour and a half or so, they did say that there would be an all clear. all that said, if you know who might have issued this threat, who wrote that down, you're encouraged to call police or crimestoppers right away. we will continue to monitor the situation here in chelsea. reporting live, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: canceled classes at school in methuen this morning. many students and staff at timony grammar school have gotten sick over the last few days. today the building will be cleaned to prevent the illness from closing. all the schools in methuen will be in session today. >> sara: today police plan to search the home of local teacher
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ongoing investigation involving a student. fox25 jessica reyes live in west boylston, and jessica, we first broke the story last night at 5:00, but there's a lot more that we are still working to find out. >> jessica: definitely, sara. aa lot of questions about this this morning, and school we know starts here within the next hour you could see parents are just starting to drop some students off here, parents certainly still want a lot of questions answered this morning. police we know did confirm yesterday the investigation is only involving one student that they know of right now, and the superintendent tells parents this teacher has been placed on leave as they look into this. now, we got ahold of the notice the superintendent sent out yesterday. in it she confirms school canceled with concerns about a teacher's behavior. she says the schoolworking with police and d.a. office as they continue their investigation, we know no charges have been filed at this point, but again, the teacher is on leave, and the superintendent says he will have no further contact with any student.
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teacher twice since that student canceled on wednesday and they plan to search his home at some point today. now, coming up in the next half hour, two things that they are focused on in the search, and why police say they could information. reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: it is the morning after the latest republican presidential debate and with the iowa caucuses now just two weeks from now, war of words is heating up. caroline shively shows how the debate may affect the rest of the campaign. >> the good news is the next commander in chief is standing on this stage. >> reporter: three candidates standing out from the pack during a ruthless debate. >> if i were dividing it 30 on trump, 30, cruz royalty questioning senator ted cruz on citizenship. >> who the heck knows if you
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declare tory judgment, let the courts decide. >> reporter: cruz not backing down and calling out the trump in september. >> in september my friend donald said that he had his lawyers look at this from every which way, and there was no issue there, there was nothing to the further issue. since september the constitution hasn't changed. [ laughter ] >> but the poll numbers have. >> reporter: senator marco rubio picking his fights and scoring points against cruz. >> we saw you put your vote on ethanol for the same reason. that is not consistent conseventism, that is political cueilation. >> reporter: only thing the candidates agreed on was beating hillary clinton at any cost. >> make sure we put someone on that stage in september who will fight hillary clinton and make sure she never, ever gets in the white house again. >> gene: that was caroline shively reporting. a republican candidate jeb bush, conkasich and carly fiorina will all be in new hampshire today
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as for the democrats hillary clinton continues to lead bernie sanders nationally but the numbers are shrinking. new edge has shah are inch to two percentage points in iowa. bloomberg dapoint register poll shows with 42%, exgovernor martin o'malley far behind with 3%. >> sara: deadly attack in indonesia. five other attacks as we broke yesterday morning. they found isis flag in the home of one of the suspects. two people were killed, several more hurt when bombs exploded near a starbucks and burger king in busy shopping center there. one of the victims killed is from canada. >> sara: white house says ten american sailors who round up in iranian waters this week did not get there because of a mechanical issue. u.s. defense secretary ash carter announced thursday that the sailors wandered into iran because of a navigational error.
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mistake but the military is interviewing every sailor to find out what went wrong. >> gene: new at 7:00, one day after the health organization gave the all clear, new case of ebola in west africa. the victim died earlier in sierra leon but tests came back just now. flare-ups are to be expected and no cause for concern. ebola started three years ago. >> sara: president obama will be live in youtube as a follow-up on state of the union decrease. he will be asked questions on social media. you could watch the interview at 2:15 today on white house's official youtube channel. >> gene: tomorrow the playoffs begin for the new england patriots, and there are big concerns about two key players for the pats.
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hearing from defensive end chandler jones about bizarre ind on sunday morning. according to police report officer found jones by the back door of the foxborough police department. jones was down on his knees if surrendering or praying. officer says jones identified himself and said he had been told to come there. jones was seeking help after apparently smoking synthetic marijuana. yesterdayhy said he was sorry. >> i want to apologize for the fans and this weekend i'm focusing on having biggest day of my life. >> gene: jones was treated at local hospital on sunday but has not missed a team meeting or practice since the incident. gene: on the field there are big concerns about the health of rob gronkowski. all pro tight end missed practice yesterday for the second time this week. espn is reporting that gronk went to ate hospital to receive treatment for a knee injury. the official injury report says gronk is dealing with a knee problem and now a back problem
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we will keep you posted on any information on status for the game. >> julie: >> catherine: north station board currently down and post information about tracks on twitter account and we will keep you updated on that and give information on big map in a few minutes. first, here is shiri. >> shiri: if kids, parents, teachers headed outside right now, go ahead and dress for the 20s, 26 now and temperatures not budging very much at eight or 9:00 this morning when we are only up to 28 . i will break down today's warm-up and when the rain arrives coming up next. >> gene: mystery remains about identities of the record powerball jackpot. >> daniel: local mother and six-year-old son caught in the
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>> sara: check out this car. it is riddled with bullets. a local mother says she and her six-year-old son got lost in a dangerous neighborhood when someone opened fire. daniel miller has the story and so frightening, daniel. >> daniel: it was, sara. the family tells us they are fortunate after a bullet narrowly missed a six-year-old bed as he rode in his mother's car. it happened on tuesday on geneva avenue in dorchester. she had gotten a little lost in dorchester and at first thought the noise was fire crackers.
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fire until a police officer told her just how close her family came to tragedy. >> it wasn't until the officer told me that came into the back window past the child's head. two inches taller that would have took him right out and in the back of his head. >> daniel: the car had been hit three times in the back window and traveling right past her son's head. boston police continue to investigation the shooting. they have a vague description of a suspect. daniel miller, for example 25 news. >> daniel: >> sara: 34-year-old melissa benedict accused of hitting a man in dorchester and then taking off. it happened at washington street and harvard avenue. police say she told them she didn't call 911 because she thought that someone else would and because she was having an anxiety attack. family and friends tell fox25 that's the only logical explanation for benedict leaving
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>> this is not her. this is not the person i have phonatory -- forever. she is wonderful and gentle. >> sara: her brother tells fox25 it wasn't until he arrived that he learned his center was asked sister was behind the wheel. >> catherine: start with the big map and check out a couple of incidents here and start at this one, on route 3 southbound, just cleared within the last couple of seconds, so you couldn't encounter any difficulties there. route 2 at intersection of 2a. there's an accident there at concord rotary, right outside the prison and we will keep an eye on that one for you. shifting east 145 elliot circle, accident at revere beach boulevard and then this just popped up on the map, this is the expressway going southbound one lane blocked after columbia road there, and, of course, you can see the expressway going northbound very sluggish as you move between quincy and the city giving you look now, this is the expressway 93 as moving through
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could see volume pretty typical for this hour of the morning, and now giving you look at some of the drive times right now. on the pike from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel 13 minutes and speen street 17 minute ride on 128 from university ave to weston tolls and about 13 minutes. shiri, i guess the good news on friday morning is there really isn't too much to impede the commute weatherwise. >> shiri: no, weatherwise usual january cold in the 20s which is not all that bad. at least we are not in the teens this morning, but at least we have the junk that's going to move up the east coast tomorrow and going to be rainy, kind of slippery forecast. we got on and off clouds for your friday, got rain that arrives after midnight tonight with some icy spots, something that we will have to keep a real close eye on in central massachusetts, southern new hampshire, southern vermont and it is going to dry out in time for the pats game, so at least there's good news in kind of rainy saturday forecast. 28 right now in boston, we are seeing mostly cloudy skies.
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so wind chills not something that i'm going to spend a lot of time or any time really focusing on today. we are at 30 at 9:00 a.m. in boston, 33 at 11:00 a.m., afternoon we get a couple breaks in the clouds with temperatures all the way into the upper 30s in and around the boston area, much cooler somewhere like manchester, new hampshire now at 22 with those same clouds. stays mostly cloudy here but temperature only get up to about 32 versus somewhere like plymouth today at 20 and see a little more sunshine down in that direction and we get you all the way up to 40 . so going to be a lot warmer and a little bit brighter the further south you go with 40s popping in norwood and plymouth, new bedford, hyannis even getting up to 44 today verses 39 in boston, 34 in lawrence and portsmouth, new hampshire and only 37 in fitchburg and worcester and plan on a lot of clouds out in that direction and on and off clouds for today, even at 4:00 p.m. you have to be pretty far south to even see the first hints of the rain and move toward us during the overnight
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move in until one to 4:00 in the morning, and by 7:00 a.m. we got rain, we got heavier downpours along the coast and southeastern massachusetts but the spots to watch for potential icing would include worcester, lowell and westward because that's where temperatures will be very close to freezing, central mass, merrimac valley, keene and brattle bureau, vermont even seeing a little bit of snow mixing in and wintery mix in higher elevation and focusing on the rain because it is going to be warm enough to switch to rain for everybody here and by 4:00 it is long gone. in fact, i expect it to end closer to 1:00 in the afternoon. so really morning and lunchtime deal. afternoon dries out and on sunday we are going to see a mix of sun and clouds. clouds will tend to increase, hold back on any kind of know until we hit the monday forecast so again, slippery conditions north of the mass pike and outside of 495 tomorrow morning, but you're going to have to head out to maybe keene or southern
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of the way of any kind of snow in central and northern new england, definitely seeing some better accumulation because their temperatures will be much clearer, 42 in boston tomorrow and by sunday temperature only going to be in the middle 30s, dry day, and light snow to follow coming up on monday. back to you guys. >> sara: soon you may be able to sit back and relax on the commute to work. when self-driving cars could really hit the road.
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life interview with gover >> gene: beacon hill lawmakers 15 days into the new year and governor baker getting ready to tell us how things are going into the state of the state address. pleased to have governor baker with us in the dedham institutes institutes -- studios. how are you? >> doing good. >> gene: g $145 million in incentives. some think that might be too sweet of deal. is it?
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ge making a generational decision and be here for a long time and package put together basically infrastructure support and running out over 20 years, for example, that's about $6 million a year and their payroll would generate more taxes than that, and that doesn't even begin to get into all the collateral opportunities >> gene: payroll taxes, but they are notorious for avoiding state income taxes. you're not expecting them, are you? >> they will pay whatever they owe, and that's fine with me, but the opportunity that they bring to be part of our innovation economy here, eighth largest corporation in the country and whole bunch of really important verticals and healthcare and technology and manufacturing, they are, in fact, the leader and having that kind of intellectual capital right here is going to be terrific for us. remember, they will also be a bell weather for whole bunch of other organizations who may or may not thought about coming to
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a good hard look. >> gene: what's the difference between them and film industry. >> first of all, one time and applies exclusively to what actually -- to what i would describe associated with construction of new headquarters and it is all going to be here. i mean they are bringing 800 people to massachusetts to start and we will see what happens after that. there's no refundable tax credit here, there's no -- there's no transferable credit. can't sell this to a bank somewhere and then have that bank use it as offset against taxes that they would pay here. it is really different. >> gene: couple more things confident the "t" getting through the rest of the winter. >> we are far better prepared
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winter, but mother nature is tough person. fiscal management control board brought whole new level of public discourse to that, and i think everything should be on the table. own source revenue, fares, expense reduction, the works, and it should be a public debate the way it is. i like this. >> gene: state of the state next week, what are you going to talk about? >> opioids because it is a major problem, not just here in massachusetts, and talk a lot about emergency. we need to do a few things here, and if we do them, we will be fine, but if we don't, the region -- new england, including massachusetts -- will lose thousands and thousands what i call the base load capacity that we have here because plants are going offline. the stuff that turns on the lights and heats your house and runs your business, a lot of it is going away the next four or
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up with replacements like that. >> gene: you feel good about patriots? >> i feel good. everybody will be licking fingers on sunday and monday. sara, to you. >> sara: it is one of the top stories this morning, a local teacher is under investigation. what a student reported that has the teacher's house being searched. up next, a local police sergeant accused of faking a injury to steal thousands of dollars in insurance money. everyone needs a bff. even your smile. colgate optic white toothpaste goes beyond surface stains to whiten over 3 shades. in fact, it whitens more v than the leading express whitening strip. it' s your smile bff. whiten more
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: we are back now at 7:30. man, are we ready for the weekend. lots of parties to watch patriots games, of course, but major weather system is moving in that will bring some rain and some ice and some snow in some parts of new england. >> sara: good morning, everybody, all of those patriots fans going to the game tailgating and going to be cold. >> shiri: it is going to be. >> gene: tailgaters are hardy folks and nothing will deter them from task at hand. >> shiri: tailgaters will forgive me because i have dry weather moving in in time for the game itself.
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borne to falmouth, 27 in marshfield, taunton, you have got some pretty nice breaks in the clouds, norwood 22, norton 19 and 23 in natick and look at that cloud cover from boston up in northeastern massachusetts and haverhill at 25 and temperatures that will continue to run in the teens and 20s, even out into central massachusetts and southern new hampshire, north of the mass pike is where i got most of those clouds. so right now at 28 in boston, chilly conditions, yes, check, at noon 35 , still mostly cloud and he this afternoon we will see some occasional breaks in the clouds, especially south of the pike, but by 7:00 p.m. friday night plans are totally dry, completely safe, going to time outin coming showers coming up in just a couple minutes and over to catherine parrotta with live drive time traffic and i know you're keeping a close eye on volume this morning. >> catherine: let's take look at spots here, incident here, lane blocked after columbia road
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southbound. you could see moving northbound through milton very sluggish, only going about 14 miles per hour and on flip side of things here, this is 93 going south, only going about 25 miles per hour there as you crawl through medford. wanted to take a look at some of the incidents here, lynn fells parkway, new accident popping up near main street, this is in saugus. of course, near route 1. here is look at route 1, this would be leading up to the accident, you could see not many delays, so that is good news, moving along pretty well this hour of the morning and look at drive times right now. on the pike from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel, take but 15 minutes on route 9 from 495 to speen street about 16 minutes 128 route 1 in peabody to weston tolls a 25 minute ride. gene, over to you. >> gene: breaking news right now off of the west coast u.s. coast guard says two military aircraft collided after hawaii. they spotted a fire in debris as well as empty life raft about
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total of 12 people were on board both aircrafts and details still unfolding right now and bring you the latest developments as soon as we get them. >> sara: also begin half hour in west boylston where a teacher is on leave. fox25 has confirmed he is being investigated for improper behavior with a student. this is story we broke at 5:00 last night and this morning we are still waiting to get more information. jessica reyes is live outside the high school in west boylston with what we know now. jess? >> jessica: police chief told the crews last night they have spoken to the teacher twice over the last couple of days. he says they plan to search the home at some point today and they are going to be focusing on things like his phone and computer. teacher in west boylston is off the job this morning. police digging to learn more about him following a student claims he acted inappropriately. that student reported an incident with the teacher on wednesday. the school district sending a letter home to parents saying they are now working with police
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right now the details of what may have happened aren't being made clear, but we do know the teacher is a man and works at the west boylston mill high school. police are interested in getting ahold of the phone and computer and they plan to search the home sometime today and superintendent released a statement last night saying the teacher has been removed from the school and will have no further contact with any students. and past couple of minutes we did catch up with some parents after they dropped their kids off this morning. of course, a lot of them still have a lot of questions this morning, but we did speak to one woman. she tells us the teacher has been here for years and she can not believe that he is the one that police are looking into this morning. we will hear from her in 30 minutes, live from wet snowflakes -- west boylston, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news.
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night sweeping chelsea high school after receiving a serious threat. fox25 michael henrich live at the school where, michael, the all clear was given. >> michael: just a couple hour ago the school system released statement on facebook and website saying just that, the police have given the all clear here at chelsea high school. however, as construction goes on behind me here, there's still a police presence outside the high school and that's something we expect to see throughout the day, just as we saw it throughout the night. chelsea school told parents about the possible bomb threat in a message late last night saying this threat was written down and left unattended in the high school and thought it was a hoax but need to take the precautions anyway and that's why they say chelsea police, massachusetts state police and canine units are expected to take part in the sweep, which again came back with the all clear just a couple hours ago. we must add a bomb threat,
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real is considered a felony in the commonwealth, so if you know anything who might have written the threat, you're encouraged to call police right away. live in chelsea, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: stomach virus has classes canceled at school in methuen at timony grammar school today the school will be cleaned to prevent it from spreading. only timony grammar school is closed. all other schools in methuen will be in session today. >> sara: north shore man accused of running illegal kennel where dogs were killed will face a judge. jason gentry of salem charged with animal cruelty. prosecutors said he ran uplicensed kennel in lynn. he and man from new york were arrested following the discovery of two dead dogs in revere last year. the codefendant, dominick donovan, was in court yesterday and revealed gentry is expected to testify against donovan. >> gene: dozens of dangerous
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home in oier. sky fox over a home yesterday when investigators went in and out of hose at sandy pond road and all started to check on man that lives there and police say they found about 50 guns, ammunition and military style grenades. grenades weren't live. police are still investigating if charges are pending. >> sara: hingham police officer accused of lying about hit by a car. sergeant chris phillips allegedly told officers he was hit while on duty. the department said it investigated and it never happened. phillips is cued of making up the is to story to collect thousands in insurance money but his lawyer says he was hit and badly hurt. >> ambulance advisors made observations and needed to be seen at the emergency hospital room. >> sara: phillips is on unpaid leave while the case plays out and he is due back in court next month.
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wilson of new york city scammed several local businesses, stole computer equipment from m.i.t. and then used credit card information saved on those computers to buy u.s. army uniforms, medals and ribbons. wilson just got out of federal prison in november after serving time for similar charges. >> gene: 7:38, new this morning, one last effort for bill cosby's wife to avoid a deposition. yesterday lawyers for camille cosby filed an appeal saying the testimony is useless because of the massachusetts marital disqualification statute. the law prevents a spouse from having to testify about private conversations during a marriage. last month judge ruled that mrs. cosby must be deposed despite the law. camille cosby scheduled to be deposed on january 27th. >> sara: ge has agreed to sell
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more than $5 million to rival electro-locks for $3 billion. word the sale follows g's decision earlier this week to move corporate headquarters to district. >> gene: couple showed up with the winning but it has not been verified. one in california, one in tennessee and one in florida. rumors started in florida neighborhood and neighbors and local media swarm. everyone convinced the woman has golden ticket after tip to area news station. theyflorida and tennessee have 180 days to claim and california has
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gene: robert dole of east bridgewater got 1 million-dollar ticket here. >> catherine: want to point out this accident, lowell street in peabody, not seeing knit delays around it and giving other incidents and tracking issue on red line and coming up in ten minutes, shiri. >> shiri: patriots forecast you have all been dying, showers around for tailgaters earlier in the afternoon and 39 and time out showers when we come back. >> catherine: >> gene: what one woman is doing to try to get money she says wasted playing powerball.
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accident and what she is asking >> sara: local woman says car hit jersey barrier and hit several lanes of traffic before her airbag blew up and none of it was her fault. daniel miller was here with scary story. >> daniel: asking other drivers to clear their cars before someone else gets hurt. woman was on her way to universal tech in norwood where she is training to be a diesel mechanic where a chunk of ice flew off the vehicle in front of her, and as you could see it caused her windshield to crack and she crashed and her airbag deployed and incident left her with a broken arm and bruised lip. >> i couldn't see where i was going. ended up slipping and i ended up hitting the jersey barrier the left side of my car. >> daniel: the other driver
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get the vehicle's license plate and injuries have forced her to postpone the classes she has taken to further her career and failure to remove snow from vehicles can result in 200-dollar fine and two year jail sentence. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: this morning rockport police working together for several pieces of vandalism. look at pictures. police say there have been five cases of vannalism in graffiti since november 27th. late of the when graffiti was discovered at men's room at t wharf and some say they are connected. >> sara: mia's family hugging her a bit tighter after scare yesterday. her owner tells fox25 the dog was chasing after a squirrel at vietnam veteran's park and went on to a pond and went right through the ice. firefighters say mia's story serves as good reminder that even though the temperatures may be cold it is still not cold enough for water to be completely frozen over.
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surprise of a lifetime. sergeant trevor ledbeater and family got a brand-new home mortgage free. it was gift from military warrior support foundation and bank of america and has been completely renovated and much bigger than the current apartment. >> step from the right direction from getting out of the military, having my family is actually great. >> gene: ledbeater completed two tours in iraq and received a purple heart and what it will mean for the first time they are sleeping on a bed instead of a futon. >> sara: piano man returning to furnace brook parkway. billy joel has just been on the schedule for the summer concert series. >> sara: grammy winner will return on august 18th. tickets go on sale january 22nd. sounds like fun, catherine. >> catherine: absolutely.
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for the longest time today, but look at some of the spots right now, and look at expressway where there's a bit of a delay, southbound one lane blocked after columbia road there, and then here on the expressway as you move north between quincy and city, only going about 14 miles per hour and flip side of things, 93 south moving south through medford, crawling about 12 miles per hour there. moving up a little bit, this is an accident we told but 128 northbound lowell street in peabody and also there's this issue on red line, we mention it had earlier this morning, but now the delays have become moderate delays in both directions. this is because of a track problem between kendall, m.i.t. and the charles mgh stops there, so red line commuters beware. expressway from above how things are moving, volume not too bad in particular spot in the city and look at some of those drive times at pike 495 to mass ave and take you 27 minutes, on 93 from the brant split to the pike, you're jammed up there as 21 minute right. route 28 to weston tolls 27 minute right there, and shiri,
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getting in the way this morning. >> shiri: no, no weather this morning, cold you have to dress for, but 20s aren't too bad for january, see here going up the coast and drag warmer air as comes in, so 28 in boston right now, we got light wind, you're going up to 30 by 9:00 a.m., 33 by 11:00 a.m., this afternoon we do make it into the upper 30s, but we likely do not crack 40 in boston itself, so we got clouds going to be pretty persistent today, especially north of the pike where we remain mostly cloud and he overall on and off clouds today, if you have friday night plans, great news is it stays dry out there for you and i don't have the rain moving in until probably one to 4:00 a.m., that's a time slot where it comes up from the southeast. for the time being today, let's dress you for the lower 40s in spots like bridgewater at 42 , 44 in new bedford, 40 in foxborough,
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up, quite a bit cooler, feel like january, even into the afternoon and andover, lawrence, haverhill at 34 , billerica only 36 in nashua, new hampshire 35. so worcester and boston both into the upper 30s, fitchburg 36, keene 36 , hyannis 44 and how about 48 nantucket. a few more breaks in the clouds further south you go today, but tonight i've not so worried about southeastern massachusetts where temperatures stay above freezing. my concern is going to be where you see some of the pops of upper 20s, fitchburg, manchester, keene, orange, brattleboro, vermont, it is going to be cold to see a little touch of ice on the roadways if you're out there early enough. but with temperatures in worcester tomorrow at 37 , nashua 39, 42 in boston, 40 in orange, obviously it is going to be warm enough for just rain, so make the switch to icing conditions to just rain. between about seven and 10:00 in the morning. now, i'm looking at seven for a
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it is just further north and west you go there could be a couple snowflakes mixing in in keene and brattleboro, vermont and going to have to keep a close eye on those locations because there's a potential for temperature struggling a little bit for the time being though, it looks mild, even at noon time things are starting to wind down further inland, at the coast we are still tapping into showers shortly afternoon, it is gone, so by 4:00 p.m. all i have are one or two sprinkles or flurries and we keep it dry and what to plan around the 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view because today's 39 comes with mostly cloudy skies and tomorrow we have the slight chance for snow mixing in. i really don't want to overdo this but we do have the chance for maybe some light accumulation out toward keene or brat bureau, otherwise a little freezing rain inland transitioning to all plain rain and next weather maker for snow is going to be on monday and it
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back to you guys. >> sara: canada getting a taste of what it was like in boston last winter. they haven't been able to get any mail for days because mailboxes are frozen shut. she around covered in 4 feet of snow, sub-zero temperatures forced metal to contract and doors to seal shut. sara: incredibly close call on busy highway. coming up at 8:00, how a stop for another emergency allowed this driver to walk away with only a few bruises. but first, the girl scout cookie business started to teach the important life lessons. why more parents are selling them than kids and why cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access
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they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders,
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>> sara: dozens of congressman want to allow concealed weapons to be carried in washington d.c. 37 lawmakers introduced a bill to force police to recognize concealed firearm permits from states which allow them. right now dc only allows police officers to carry guns.
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political stunt for the nra. sara: officers say gangs are turning to social media to escalate tensions before things boil over into violence. in the past two weeks alone in chicago, 127 people ended up in the hospital with gunshot wounds, 21 of them died. >> gene: goldman sales tax will $5 million in settlement in mortgage securities. they are accused of creating securities for mortgage failure and selling them to investors between 20005 and 2007 and includes $2 billion in consumer relief and loan forgiveness and refinancing and similar deals in recent jeers including jpmorgan chase and morgan stanley. gene: cars without drivers could be in the near future. white house is working with
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google testing in california in texas and none of the vehicles have been crashed in driverless mode and spokesman did admit the driver had to take over about a dozen times in order to avoid a wreck. gene: millions of americans data plan is not enough. survey found one in five people reported paying overages in the last six months. at&t was first and verizon was second with customers going over. >> sara: parents peddling girl scout cookies for daughters, but experts say the practice is hurting more than waistline and wallet. one clinical psychologist says parents are putting child's development at risk by doing the legwork for them. >> don't really learn the skills of doing it on their own and going up to someone and say could i sell some cookies to you.
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america says point of selling cookies is to learn money management, people skills and confidence. both organization and psychologist say that parents can team up with their kids as long as the scout is the one actually making the sale. >> gene: thank ofly we -- thankfully we don't have parents bringing in cookies. >> shiri: anyone want thin mints? >> gene: never heard that before. >> shiri: rain coming in this weekend and a little bit of snow and a little bit of ice and show you where the cutoff is where when we come back. >> gene: why massachusetts residents will have more time than the rest of the country to pay the bills.
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shocking momen >> gene: police gave the call clear and now time for class to resume. at a local high school where officers were on guard all night what was found inside that put parents on edge. >> sara: wrong turn puts them in line of being shot.
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hospital instead of on the practice field. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, thank you for joining us on friday morning, january 15th, weekend is almost here. you can almost taste it. >> sara: i can. >> gene: well it tastes like cough drop but it is the same sensation. >> sara: won't get a break from the weather this weekend, meteorologist shiri spear is in the storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear is in weather center and mississippi, like florida getting act together, kind of coming together and going to go up the coast as we travel through the day today and overnight tonight it moves on in, so we got just clouds this morning and tomorrow morning going to be a very different picture with wet weather, 30 and cloud neboston and cloudy in worcester 26, 23 in keene and 26 in chatham and if you head out toward the cape and islands you
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the clouds and clouds are going to be the main feature today, back up to freezing at 10:00, noon time 35 , all the while it stays a little cooler off to the north and west and we got some 40s that actually develop over southeastern mass, 36 to 44 your highs, seasonably chilly, nothing unusual or too cold for january standards but on and off clouds all day, timeline on the rain and where we get the ice and catherine parrotta standing by in for julie grauert this morning and what does look like. >> catherine: between quincy and city, only crawling 14 miles per hour and flip side of things and south through medford, only going 12 miles per hour there. this is a new accident to tell but, 128 going northbound waltham and rollover there at route 20 so keep that in in mind and shifting west 495, this is south, there's an accident ramp partially blocked there route 9 turnpike road and thou we want
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memo from the mbta, there are now moderate delays on the red line because of a track problem and because kendall and m.i.t. and charles mgh and looking at live cameras, zakim bridge, lisa robin leverett connector and moving okay over the zakim bridge and 21 minutes and 93 from 495 to the leverett connector and 33 minute ride. sara, back over to you. >> sara: all right, catherine. breaking news right now out of hawaii. u.s. coast guard says two military aircrafts have collided off the north shore of oahu. a search is underway right now. this happened just a few hours ago. a total of 12 people were on board both aircrafts. searchers in the area, they have spotted fire and debris and empty life raft found 2 miles avshore. now, the details are still unfolding right now, so we will bring you the latest just as soon as we get it.
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in chelsea and teachers and police officers are both roaming the halls of the high school. added security comes in response to a threat found in the school despite the scare classes are going on as scheduled this morning. fox25 michael henrich is live at the high school where the bell just range. good morning, michael. >> michael: that's right. school started at the top of the hour in chelsea and some of the police presence outside by one of the side entrances there and also if you take a look at some of the new video we just recorded within the last 15 minutes or so, you see one of the canines that took part in the sweep of the high school in response to this bomb threat sitting outside this morning, again, within the last few minutes as students were walking into the building. that canine was still on scene. we saw the chelsea police presence throughout the night on the outside of the building here the chelsea school system itself sent out an alert, message to
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late last night about this possible bomb threat saying the threat was written down and left unattended somewhere in the high school. now, they did initially say they thought it was a hoax, but they took those precautions anyway, chelsea police, mass state police and canines took part in the sweep of the school, and again, thankfully we learned about two and a half hours ago that that sweep was successful and school was given the all clear when classes are going on as scheduled. all that said, hoax or not, the bomb threat itself the school says is considered a felony here in the commonwealth. so if you know anything who might have done this, you're encouraged to call police right away and help them out in the investigation. live in chelsea, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: stomach virus has classes canceled in methuen this morning. many students and staff at timony grammar school have gotten sick over the last few days and today the building will be cleaned to prevent the school
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all other schools will be in session. >> sara: west boylston teacher out of class this morning following allegations of improper behavior toward a student. fox 25 learned the district attorney is new investigating. jessica reyes live near the high school talking with concerned parents this morning. jess? >> jessica: school just got underway here about 30 minutes ago and we did catch up with parents as they were dropping kids off this morning. they say this all came out yesterday, and really most of them want to learn more about what exactly the teacher is accused of doing. got ahold of notice yesterday. in the notice she confirmed student came forward with concerns of the teacher's behavior and schoolworking with police and d.a.'s office as they investigate. no charges have been filed at this point and one parents on leave and one person we spoke to says teacher has worked here for
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believe he is the one being investigated. >> he does a lot with the kids and for the kids. he is a wonderful guy. so i mean i think he is getting a raw deal. >> jessica: police have spoken to the teacher twice since the student came forward with the claims on wednesday. they do plan to search his home, the chief says, at some point today, and coming up in the next half hour, two things the chief says could be the key to the investigation. live in west boylston, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: it is the morning after most recent debate and iowa caucus over two weeks away, the war of words is heating up. caroline shiftily shows us how last night's debate may affect the rest of the campaign. >> the good news is the next commander in chief is standing on this stage. >> reporter: three candidates standing out from the pack during a ruthless debate. >> if i were dividing it i would
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cruz, 30 on marco and maybe ten on chris christie. >> reporter: donald trump continuing to question ted cruz over the citizenship. >> who the heck knows if you can can serve in office, so you should go out get a declaratory judgment, let the courts decide. >> reporter: cruz not backing down and calling out trump for supporting citizenship back in september. >> in september my friend donald said he had his lawyers look at this from every which way, and there was no issue there, there was nothing to the further issue since september the constitution hasn't changed. but the poll numbers have. >> reporter: senator marco rubio also picking his fights and scoring some points against cruz. >> we all saw you flip your vote on ethanol for the same reason. that is not consistent conservatism, that is political cueilation. >> reporter: only thing candidate seem to agree on was beating hick at any cost. >> make sure we put someone on
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hillary clinton and make sure she never gets in the white house again. >> gene: that was caroline shively reporting. jeb bush, john kasich and carly fiorina. governor baker answered questions about the first year in office and what to expect about the state of the state address next week and as expected the opioid epidemic will be a pick talking point and address something that hasn't had as much attention. energy concerns. >> a lot of things going away heats your house and need to come up with something. >> gene: incentives that helped convince ge to come to boston and full interview on the front page of the website at
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>> sara: tomorrow the playoffs begin for the new england patriots and there are some big questions about two key players. for the first time we are hearing from defensive end chandler jones about a bizarre incident on sunday morning. according to police report officer found jones by the back door of the foxborough police department. jones was down on his knees as praying. the officer says jones identified himself and said he had been told to come there. jones was seeking help after apparently smoking synthetic marijuana. yesterday he said he was sorry. >> i want to apologize to fans. this weekend i will be focusing on biggest game of my life. >> sara: jones was treated at a local hospital on sunday but not missed a team meeting or practice since the incident. >> gene: now, on the field there are very big concerns this morning about the health of rob gronkowski. the all pro tight end missed practice yesterday for the second time this week.
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to the hospital to receive treatment for a knee injury. now, the official injury report says gronk is dealing with knee issues but also now surfacing back problems for gronkowski. keep you posted on any new information we get about his status for tomorrow's big game. >> catherine: traffic and weather every ten minutes and give you memo from the mbta. now braintree branch experiencing some minor southbound delays due to disabled train and this is affecting the red line, so keep that in mind and give you look at roadways and incidents that are popping up in the next ten minutes. shiri? >> shiri: give you early heads up about slippery roadways tomorrow morning, mostly north of the mass pike and outside of 495 into central mass and snow in southwestern new hampshire and hour-by-hour look and when the threat melts away when we come back. >> gene: 8:11. how is man able to walk away
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>> gene: bullets ripped through mother's car barely missing young son. only thing she did wrong was get lost in unfamiliar part of town. fox25 daniel miller live in the newsroom with more of search for gunman imagine case. >> daniel: family fortunate after bullet narrowly missed a six-year-old boy's head. amber tells fox25 she gotten a little lost in dorchester and at first thought the noise was fire crackers. she didn't realize it was gun fire until the police officer told her just how close her family came to tragedy. >> it wasn't until the officer told me that that came into the window past the back head. if it was two inches taller he would have got him in the head. >> daniel: cast knitta's car had been hit three times and bullet traveling her son's head. boston police continue to
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suspect. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: four of the five teachers suspected of gang raping girl on playground have been released from jail bail free. that's because the brooklyn district attorney has not met deadline to have grand jury indictment against them. original police report five men that approached the police report last thursday pointed gunna attacked the daughter. the case is now crumbling as father's credibility under fire and video suggests the original report may not be actually what happened. >> sara: new video shows the dead least shooting of unarmed teenager by a police officer. 17-year-old cedrick chapman was shot and killed three years ago in chicago. yesterday they want the video to be made pub. the video shows teen shot as he is runaway. police say chapman was carjacking suspect that pointed dark object at officer and turn out it was just an iphone and
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the body of the teen. >> handcuffed faced down on the ground and for him to essentially step on him on top of it it is totallyun reasonable. >> sara: police officers involved were not charged with the crime but the family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. >> catherine: look at map and a lot of them on side roads to give you information. this one is 128 going north, this is in the waltham area and rollover there, not the ramp for route 20, keep that in mind and come west a little bit, 495 going southbound, there's an exit ramp partially blocked there at route 9 and that's in southborough, now i wanted to give you look at memo from the mbta, again red line, having difficulties this morning, this time braintree branch experiencing some minor southbound delays, so red line
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rough ride depending where you are this morning and look at drive times, of course, so on route 1 from 128 to the triple, it will take you teen minutes, 93 from 495 to leverett connector, 32 minute ride, then to the weston tolls, that will take you about 30 minutes. shiri, no ice or rain or snow getting in the way today. that's good news. >> shiri: clouds and cold so bundle up, just talking 20s. 30 now in boston. this is the first time this morning that we have actually been that high, but the winds are nice and calm, got on and off clouds for the day today, we got rain moving in after midnight tonight and got the rain over in time for pats kickoff tomorrow. so right now 30 in boston, 26 in worcester, 23 in manchester, new hampshire, 24 in plymouth and 25 in hyannis and as far as the warm-up today goes, it is going to be a little slow going. so we got like i mentioned nice calm winds in boston, look at that, but noon time today, they
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, upper 30s will do it in spots like boston, a little bit further inland, somewhere like lawrence we are at 26 and i expect temperature are going to get stuck in the lower 30s through the afternoon, versus somewhere like plymouth at 24 where we actually are able to climb up to about 40 . so that's some of the warmest temperature readings that i will have. these are town by town high temperatures today with upper 30s from boston to beverly over to worcester and fitchburg only about 35 and 33 in nashua, so we are going to be pretty darn close to freezing in southern new hampshire, but we got lower 40s here from the south shore to the southcoast to the cape and islands with 42 in hyannis and chatham later on this afternoon and that should feel pretty nice with comparison on and off clouds there, going to brighten up a little bit there between lunchtime and early afternoon, especially south of the pike where you get a couple thin spots in the clouds, otherwise clouds are not budging, my friend, all of this is going to be pushing up from the south overnight tonight, but it is not until 1:00 a.m. that
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rain move in, it is going to be heavy in spots as you wake up tomorrow morning and lowell to worcester westward, that's where we have to watch out for some of the freezing and sticking to the roads in keene and southern vermont, chance we will get a little bit of snow mixing in, but really not expecting any more than perhaps an inch of that before the slip and then by noon time tomorrow, we got the last of the showers at the coastline, out of hoover, -- here by 1:00 in the afternoon and one or two sprinkles far enough inland, couple flurries and overnight into sunday we actually thin out the clouds and during the day on sunday those clouds tend to thicken up a little bit. as for the chance of any kind of snow accumulation, central or northern new england to get anything substantial really, anything over an inch will be at 37 in worcester tomorrow, 42 in boston and 46 in hyannis and then the next day temperatures are only going to make it into the middle 30s. sunday dry day, monday tracking more light snow and keeping it dry but cold tuesday, wednesday, thursday.
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>> gene: 8:20. local teenager left blood and he bruised on side of 128 and danger of another vehicle that slammed right through her windshield. plus this guy is man on mission and why he wants to ban popcorn what if the sweet stevia leaf was discovered... ...before the sugarcane. and everything had fewer calories. truvia.
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>> sara: heartwarming story from florida, homeless couple unable to afford to get married for years, now getting dream wedding. the couple has been living in wooded area in south tampa for three years. recently a tampa police officer changed that when he started helping the couple find their home. the story was posted in local newspaper and floridans paying it forward. there's all inclusive wedding by woman. she was so touched by the story because at some point she was also homeless. >> you can come back from anything and i think everybody deserves to have a great life. >> sara: the couple has already started planning.
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out flowers and had first taste testing yesterday. sara: everyone getting extra three days to file taxes thanks to known holiday in washington d.c. friday april 13th will be emancipation so it will be eighteenth. >> gene: can we put it off a whole year? here. truck driver blue tire in england and pulled over to the side of the road, all of sudden truck misses him by inches and remarkable video and driver says he actually got bruised in this whole thing, shoulder when he jumped into his -- into his truck there. so hard saved him from serious injury. >> catherine: he is very lucky
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>> gene: it is like a dare. incredible. >> catherine: probably better than wenting the powerball. >> gene: he is alive, that's good thing. >> catherine: a lot of people waste money trying to win the $1.5 billion jackpot. one woman set up gofundme account to reimburse her money. woman is broke now. donated $700 in seven hours, and account has been taken down. can you blame her for trying? >> gene: pt barnum said a sucker born every minute. gene: one man hates popcorn and he is not alone. mike says he has had it with people eating popcorn at the mo theater. recently posted online the sound of people chewing the popcorn
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ruined the entire film and wage war in popcorn and ban all popcorn at movie theaters and 10,000 signatures the government is required to actually take up this issue and already 10% of the way there and there are other people -- if it were chips or something or doritos. stuff is really loud other than popcorn. we will try to get that reversed, shiri, because i have something that will help you based on what we talked about earlier. girl scout movies at the movies. >> shiri: travel conditions today looking great and not necessarily boston and further inland i will break down where we get ice, where we get snow when we come back.
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>> sara: get ready, things are dry but that's all start to change.
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>> shiri: average high 38, some will get to the 40s, some will be stuck close to freezing and town by town look at those temperatures coming up. luckily friday night plans will be nice and dry but latest on rain, snow and ice also ahead. here is catherine parrotta with live drive time traffic keeping track of volume for us this morning. >> catherine: a lot of those problems starting to go away, so that's good news. a lot of instance they are on side roads and one mentioning, 128 northbound in waltham near route 20, actually on the ramp and there was a rollover in that spot. elsewhere i want to give you look at how you're doing on the expressway, so if you're on 93 moving into the city from the north, 11 miles per hour as you head through medford. flip side of thing, expressway as you're heading north into the city from the south, going 21 miles per hour, except in milton where you're jammed up and look at live cameras where this is the expressway we are
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see traffic really crawling as you pass by the gas tanks there, and look at some of the drive times too. route 3 to 228 to the brent split, take you ten minutes, 128. that's 13 minute ride. sara, back over to you. >> sara: west boylston teacher now on leave as police investigate a possible inappropriate relationship with a student. fox25 jessica reyes is live near the school with note sent home to parents about this investigation. >> jessica: school started here at west boylston school about an hour ago and we talked to parents and the question they want to know is what exactly the teacher is accused of doing. >> i don't know why he is off the job disciples two days
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about the behavior and they sent home letter to parents working with d.a. office and students accused teacher of behaving improperly but the question on every parents mind this morning is what he allegedly did. >> sent out e-mail last night, know why. >> jessica: he is being investigated publicly but no charges have been filed, and one woman says she knows who the teacher is and can't believe he is the one under investigation. >> he does a lot for the kids and with the kids, and he is a wonderful guy, so i think he is getting a raw deal. >> jessica: west boylston police chief says they plan to search the teacher's home sometime today and parents are anxious. focus will be on the teacher's
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doing a forensic check on phone and computer and whether or not he will face charges. live in west boylston, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: school back in session right now at local high school hours after a threat was found inside the building and michael henrich found outside the school where students return to class about half hour ago, michael, and police cars in chelsea have been parked there all morning. >> michael: students were greeted by police. they are out here still actually right over my shoulder. now you can see right outside one of the side chances at chelsea high school, a police cruiser, they have been parked around the school overnight ever since this bomb threat came in, but we can report this morning and first reported just a couple hours ago in 6:00 hour of fox25 morning news, that yes, police have given this the all clear after a thorough sweep of the building. initially chelsea public schools released a statement late last night telling parents and
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had come in written down left unattended somewhere in the school yesterday afternoon. they did add in the initial statement that they had some information to believe it was a hoax but, of course, took all the precautions necessary nonetheless and again, now they have received the all clear. school system did add that bomb threat real or hoax is considered a felony in the commonwealth and that's where the public comes in. if you happen to know anything about this, anything about who might have written out this potential bomb threat, you're encouraged to come up forward and speak up and tell police right away. now reporting live in chelsea, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: stomach virus canceled classes at school in methuen this morning. many students and staff at timony grammar school have gotten sick over the past couple days. today the building will be cleaned to prevent the illness from spreading, so only timony grammar school is closed.
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open today. >> sara: north shore where dogs were killed man will face a judge. jason gentry of salem charged with animal cruelty. prosecutors say he ran unlicensed kennel in lynn. he and man from new york were arrested following the discovery of two dead dogs in revere last year. the codefendant dominick donovan was in court yesterday. during the hearing prosecutors revealed that gentry is expected to testify against donovan. >> gene: 8:37, dozens of dangerous weapons and even grenades found at home in ayer. red sox over -- sky fox found over scene as they went over sandy pond road and they were asked to check on man that lives there and police say they found about 50 guns, ammunition plus military style grenades. grenades went out live and police investigating saying charges are pending. >> sara: hingham police officers is accused of lying about being hit by a car. sergeant chris phillips allegedly told fellow officers
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investigated and it never happened. phillips is accused of making up story to collect thousands in insurance money but lawyer says he was hit and was badly hurt. >> sent ambulance. ambulance drivers made observations of him, thought he needed to be seen at the hospital, took him to the hospital emergency room. >> sara: phillips is on unpaid leave while the case plays out. he is due back in court next month. sara: new this morning ge getting out of appliance business, selling to chinese company for more than $5 billion last month regulators blocked selling for $5 billion and earlier this week to move the corporate headquarters to boston's seaport district. >> gene: woman claimed to have the winning powerball ticket.
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to be verified. we knew three tickets were sold, winners in california and tennessee and florida and rumors are swirling it started a media frenzy and police forced to stand guard outside a woman's home as neighbors and local media swarm. everyone is convinced the woman has one of the golden tickets because there was a tip to area news stations. florida and tennessee need to claim prize in 180 days. keith bower and wife plan to use winnings to pay off students loans and help out parents and robert bowl of east bridgewater claimed the other ticket in massachusetts. he and wife plan to buy new home and travel someplace warm. >> sara: look at numbers from brookeings institution. people that earn top dollars in
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people that are in the lowest pay bracket. boston's difference is almost double than the national average and researchers say high number of students in the city plus shortage of affordable housing for lower incomes are pabelievely to blame for boston's poor ranking. >> gene: mia's family is hugging a little bit tighter this morning after she had quite a scare yesterday. her owner tells fox25 that the dog was chasing after a squirrel at vietnam veterans park when she ran on to a pond and then went through the ice. firefighters were able to get into the water and rescue the dog. reminded everyone most ponds are not frozen enough right now to walk on. gene: 8:40 this morning. local veteran gets surprised with home of his dreams. why the purple heart recipient didn't have to pay a dime. >> sara: officer ambushed in own cruiser. coming up why the fbi is calling this an act of terror. >> catherine: track treasury
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>> sara: a local woman's windshield is smashed and a freak accident that wasn't her fault. fox25 daniel miller is look at why she couldn't avoid the damage. >> daniel: sara, it wasn't her fault at all, and she couldn't avoid the damage because of ice and snow on someone else's car. now she is asking other drivers to clear the ice and snow from their vehicles before they head out on the road before another driver gets hurt. miranda was heading to universal tech in norwood where she is training to be a diesel mechanic when a chunk of ice flew off the vehicle in front of her and as you could see smashed the windshield, causing her to crash into a barrier and then for her airbag to deploy. she told fox25 the airbag felt
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the incident left her with a broken arm and bruised lip. >> see where i was going, end up flipping and i end up hitting the pneumonia barrier on the left side of my car. >> daniel: miranda says the other driver kept going and unable to get the license plate and injuries have forced her to further her career. failure to remove snow from vehicles can result in 200-dollar fine and 200 -- two years jail sentence. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: this morning rockport police working together to piece several cases of vandalism. look at these pictures. there have been five cases of vandalism and graffiti since november 27th, the latest this past tuesday where graffiti was discovered at men's room at t wharf. they believe some of the cases are connected. >> sara: state just awarded
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certificate to center in rochester. certificate will allow marijuana to be sold at four dispensaries across the state. >> gene: fbi says shooting of philadelphia police officer is being investigated as act of terrorism. officer shot three times last week. he is now recovering at philadelphia hospital. police say the suspect edward archer ambushed hart net in his cruiser and archer pledged allegiance to isis but no evidence to show he is part of organized terror cell. >> sara: deadly attack in indonesia. five other terrorists killed in the attack that we covered as it was first breaking yesterday morning. police say they found an isis flag in the home of one of the suspects. two people were killed, several more hurt when bombs exploded near a starbucks and one of the victims that was killed is from canada. >> gene: white house says ten
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in iranian waters didn't get there because of mechanical issue. defense secretary ash carter announced yesterday the sailors wandered into iran because of navigational error. it isn't clear who made the mistake but the military is interviewing every sailor to find out exactly what went wrong. >> catherine: look at live drive time traffic right now. here is how map is looking and incidents improving and couple spots, that's the rollover 128 northbound in waltham, still an issue there, it is on the ramp for route invent. over here the expressway, this is 93 as you're moving south into the city through medford, still a slow crawl only going about 11 miles per hour in that spot, on the flip side of things, only going about 14 miles per hour on the expressway as you move northward, that's going through milton in that stretch. and then over here wanted to give you look at 128, 128 moving south through lexington, slow there too, only going about 22 miles per hour. here is look at traffic at route 1 in saugus, that spot doing okay at this hour and here is look at some of the drive
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to mass ave, it is going to take you 29 minutes on 93 from the braintree split to the pike, that's one of the jammed spots, take you 18 minutes there. 128 from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls, that's a 31 minute ride. and shiri, at least we don't have to deal with any sort of rain or snow today. >> shiri: no rain or snow and moves in after midnight and coming from the south and see the storm system, going to roll up the coastline through the day and overnight tonight. you know what comes into town, wet weather. sleeping tonight, 30 in boston under cloudy skies, we are going to take you up to 35 by noon time and this afternoon 37 for you in boston itself, but couple spots going to be a little bit cooler, couple spots going to be a little warmer, but here is the deal. all of us tapping into the mostly cloudy skies, and you can see clouds getting nothing but third quarter -- thicker into the evening hours and first of the rain drops popping up around midnight tonight and you see a little bit of pink mixing in there, white north of manchester, new hampshire, those are spots that we are going to
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because as the rain is moving in it is going to be very cold, but today high temperatures south of boston, make it into the lower 40s in taunton at 42, carver and wareham both at 41 , mattapoisett 42 and upper 30s in braintree though, boston itself also going to be in the upper 30s and look how much cooler it is out toward merrimack valley, that you are only up to 33, same in andover, 34 billerica, lowell, methuen, over to lawrence and haverhill, so these spots going to be very close to freezing, it is going to be, what do you know, january, like no shocker there, right, but boston 39, worcester 35, keene 34, nothing unusual about these temperatures. now, overnight tonight it is even going to be a little bit mild in southeastern massachusetts where we stay above freezing but especially where we have these pops of upper 20s, fitchburg, keene, orange, those are spots in particular that if you're on the roads really early tomorrow morning, you got to watch out for some freezing rain and even a little bit of snow accumulation, very, very little here.
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in boston, we got upper 30s in worcester and in nashua, so clearly we are going to make that changeover, and i expect that it is going to happen between seven and ten, no more icy spots, just plain rain, heavy at times along the coastline, winding down by 4:00 p.m. and after that we are going to be dry which is why we are in good shape, 7-day forecast always in view, 39 today, 44 terry mussari and then cooler for sunday at 36 . it is going to stay dry on sunday but monday comes along and we have more light snow. back to you guys. >> sara: all right, shiri, a mess leaves homeowners without any mail.
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>> gene: sergeant just got
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military warrior support foundation and bank of america. place has been completely renovated and much bigger than the current apartment. >> step in the right direction from getting out of the military, having my family actually just great. >> gene: he completed two tours in iraq and received a purple heart and mean for the first time they are sleeping on bed and not futon. >> sara: the piano man returning to fenway park and billy joel put on the schedule for the summer concert series. >> sara: fifth time grammy winner will return on august 18th, tickets go on sale january 22nd. >> gene: folks in canada getting cold cash out the of mailbox are getting just that. frustrated because mailboxes are frozen shut. while they aren't under 4 feet
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causing metal to contract and doors to seal shut. >> i have seen people punching, kicking, shaking mailboxes and pounding with their fists on the door trying to break up the ice and i guess inside. >> gene: tad bit frustrating. they have been hiring someone to box. >> sara: we have a lot more coming your way this morning. we are one day out from the patriots playoff push and could be one of the biggest weapons. why gronk was out of practice once again. >> shiri: quiet for now and rain will be main threat and we will have snow and ice though and exactly where to plan around slippery conditions next. >> gene: insults find your sweet spot today with dunkin's
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>> daniel: woman and son get lost and end up getting shot. >> catherine: what could end be being a tough day for the market. tough day overseas that could send stocks falling. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> catherine: good morning to you. it is friday, january 15th, you made it to friday, i'm catherine parrotta. >> daniel: i'm daniel miller. let's go pats. shiri spear is in storm tracker weather center to report on weather for parties for tomorrow. >> shiri: i have some decent news for the game itself. you know, we are sending you out to work or school this morning, this friday morning, with clouds and temperatures now at 31 in
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