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>> jason: now at 7:00 i'm tracking a tricky nor easter and tell you what the models are saying about the weekend. >> sara: breaking news overnight, coffee shop into a crime spree and cameras that could have capture the whole thing. >> gene: drivers in massachusetts may soon have to put down cell phones and that's not all. the changes that could impact your detail commute. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, now 7:00 on thursday morning, it is january 21st, appreciate you being with us this morning, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. all anyone is talking about is the weekend and potential for significant snow, but it looks lexington we may be able to dodge this one in some places.
the fox25 weather layout. >> jason: most will stay offshore, still snow but as far as getting the crushing blockbuster event, less and less likely. the storm is over nebraska, parts of texas, going to wind up, make its way toward the outer banks and event over the coast and overnight models coming in dryer than what we were seeing later yesterday. saturday afternoon, sunday and timing when snow, rain, all the coastal concerns still in play. this is rpm in house model, ice for charlotte, heavy snow in d.c. and snow beginning to move into southern new england late saturday afternoon and there's the timing and question is do we get mixing still off to the south and east, i had have much more on what the overnight models are showing as far as amounts in in in just a minute but forecast is dry and nice and quiet for commuters today. >> julie: dry commute makes for less stressful commute.
orange line experiencing moderate southbound delays because of disabled train at state street station. out to alive look from sky fox we are over an accident on 128 northbound before route 9 in wellesley, off to the far left-hand side, but you do get people slowing down to glimpse what's going on. here is where that happened, average speed about 14 miles per hour, all the way back to route 135. shifting over north of town, do want to let you know about the water main break we have been watching and reporting on, route 1a it is near river view street in salem. here are live drive times, 33 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 39 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 27 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: all right, julie, track the storm along with team of meteorologist using fox25 stormtracker weather app. you can also get custom forecast for the hometown, it is free to download to your apple or andried device. jason and julie will be
trafficking weather together all morning long. sara: breaking news right now in mildford, the high school is closed today for a bomb threat. police are investigating the new threat as fbi and local investigators are looking into multiple school threats across the state. 15 districts were threatened by phone tuesday and yesterday schools in methuen and tewksbury received e-mail threats. two methuen schools sent students home, staff had students leave their bags at school so they could get sniffed out the by the dogs because the threat did mention pipe bombs being in backpacks and lockers. all seven schools in tewksbury got a similar e-mail but officials determined that threat wasn't serious enough to evacuate. police say it is still too soon to see if the threats are related. >> gene: we are following breaking news in milton this morning. a violent attack at a dunkin donuts. >> sara: overnight we learned that police -- they do have a suspect in custody. catherine parrotta live outside drunk driving on granite avenue
and more surveillance cameras that could provide more information about exactly what happened there. >> catherine: yeah, when you go inside the dunkin donuts, you could see there are surveillance cameras are pointed, and one is pointed, of course, near the drive through around the back of the building, and police say they did, in fact, find the victim near the back entrance of the dunkin donuts. police did say though the building is now secure, you can see they are not here on the scene, and they did arrest a suspect after they say that suspect attacked somebody here near the dunkin donuts. this dunkin donuts is located in milton, just off of granite avenue and fox25 was here when police were still on the scene overnight. milton police came here after 11:00 last night after receiving several 911 calls. when they got to the dunkin donuts, they went to the area near the back entrance and found a man who had been attacked. police aren't saying how he was attacked, but they say he was seriously injured. he was taken to the hospital as police search for the suspect. they say they found that the suspect near milton gas which is also on granite avenue. now, i do have a call out to police trying to get some
information about this case what milton police posted on the facebook page, so hoping to get additional details, go through the morning here, and, of course, we will bring that information to you as we get it. live in milton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: we have new video this morning from the scene of deadly crash in framingham. this is breaking last night during the news at 10:00. man was killed on route 9 at prospect street. the metrowest daily news reporting victim was 25-year-old walking in the crosswalk. the driver of the car did stop and was questioned by police. no word if the driver will be charged. the crash is still under investigation. >> gene: mother accused in one of the worst child abuse cases in state history is heading back to court today. she is accused in the death of three babies. police found infant remains amid heaps of trash inside the houses michael henrich live in blackstone where that home once stood. michael, good morning. >> michael: gene, it is just an empty lot behind me now. at this point they have knocked away the house here on st. paul street in blackstone just as
prosecutors are trying to put away the two people they say are responsible for the horrors that took place inside that once standing home. i have to warn you here, some of the pictures we are about to show you and some of the details of the case we are about to relay to you are very disturbing pictures taken inside the house on st. paul street in blackstone show horrifying conditions. the clerk's office at worcester superior court tells fox25 both erika murray and raymond rivera on today's court docket. the cases involve around this house of squalor filled with trash and death in september 2014. murray is charged with killing two infants and concealing the death of another among other charges. while murray's boyfriend, rivera, is charged with assault and battery on a child, child endangerment and other counts. not only were three dead infants found inside as well as animal
ranging from five months old to 13 years old lived in that filthy home. rivera's defense is offered in the past that he didn't know anything was wrong, even though he lived downstairs. murray's attorney has previously said she suffers from mental illness. at today's hearing defense attorneys are expected to continue to push for a motion to dismiss. we, of course, will let you know as soon as the decision comes down in that courtroom and send out an alert to you as well. for now though live in blackstone, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: new at 7:00 police return to worcester home where two-year-old died last year and another toddler reported last week that they were called to the home because 15-month-old boy possibly overdosed on pills he found. worcester police said they had to use narcan, powerful overdozing reversing home and pills were recovered and last september a two-year-old girl died.
toddler were not related but the boy's parents were staying the night with the grandmother. no charges were filed in either case. gene: possible gang activity is cause of shooting at busy "t" stop. fox25 obtained this cell phone video of one of the victims inside the maverick "t" stop on tuesday. globe is reporting this morning one of the men shot was affiliated with the 18th 18th street gang and has history of violence. there was an argument on the gang and gang rivalry may be behind east boston, chelsea and everettwell, other victim unintended target man that was standing on the platform. >> sara: happening today state lawmakers will start a new discussion about when and where you can use your cell phone. proposed bill would make it illegal to make phone calls while driving without hands-free technology. exceptions will be made for emergencies. it would also make it illegal to program a gps by hand driving, 14 states including new hampshire already have
hands-free cell phone laws and already illegal to text and drive in massachusetts. tonight governor charlie baker will give the first state of the state address. baker highlighting accomplishments from the first year in office and look ahead to issues he considers critical to the future of massachusetts. governor baker was live on the fox25 morning news just last week. he told us that tonight's address will have a big focus on the opioid crisis in the state. you could watch the state of the commonwealth live right here on fox25 tonight at 7:30. >> gene: few weeks left until the new hampshire primary and majority of granite state republicans have still not made up their mind about who they want to be president. poll donald trump remains the front-runner with big lead over texas senator ted cruz. 34 likely republican voters said they would support trump, but 31% of likely voters said that they have definitely made up their mind at this point.
endorsing trump for president, sarah palin on the campaign trail. she questioned whether veterans like her son track go through. >> makes me realize more than ever, it is now or never for the sake of america's finest and commander and chief will respect them and honor them. >> gene: this week palin's son's track was arrested. >> sara: yesterday the dow jones was down more than 500 points during the trading day. a brief rally erased some of those losses but the dow still finished down 250 points. the nasdaq and s&p also closed lower. the selloff was driven by tumbling crude oil prices which are now at the lowest level since may of 2003 and markets
open at 9:30. >> julie: track traffic and weather every ten minutes sky fox over accident on 128 northbound before route 9 in wellesley, this is a highly traveled part of the morning commute, so it is slowing things down, i will have a look at how it is affecting drive times in a moment. first here is jason. >> jason: nice start to the day, a little on chilly side, but overall clear skies heading into the end of the week and big changes for the weekend and talking about overnight models and what they are telling us about the weekend snowstorm straight ahead. >> gene: he looked official but man posing as garage grid official was a phony and one person says the scam was so believable and how to know if the person at your door is the real deal. >> daniel: looking pretty good but people to the south could get up to 3 feet of snow. even the president's motorcade
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>> gene: back here at 7:14, washington d.c. could be the jackpot area with snow measuring in feet. they can't handle it. last night's evening
commute was crippled by one inch of snow and president's motorcade had enough time getting through and took hour president to get from white house to maryland and usually takes half hour. daniel miller spoke with the d.c. bureau. >> daniel: brunt of the snow isn't expected to hit the d.c.
people are freaking out. they are abandoning cars on side of the road and there's speculation right now the federal government could open late this morning all because of an inch of snow already on the ground. some 50 million people are in the bull's eye of the storm this morning. people are racing to hardware stores to get hands on shovels. 2000 volunteers are equipped with shovels and 800 people are on the roads with plows. they will be crucial to the area because residents there, they are not used to this kind of winter. nearby maryland they are also preparing for the worst. >> every single agency involved, we are watching it very carefully, don't want to overreact but looks like very significant storm event. >> daniel: d.c.'s worst snowstorm where they got over 2 feet of snow and it is
air travel and airlines taking precauses already by waiving change fees, delta, frontier, american, southwest and united are all waiving certain fees with certain airports in the affected areas and checked to see how the storm is impacting delays at logan airport right now. it is staying low. i will keep you posted all morning. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: as winter weather ramps up, the south shore is getting ready. last winter storms battered the coastline so crews have stepped up preparations and research efforts this year. the beaches in sandwich lined with 100,000 more yards of sand, residents there are still concerned though because the original plan called for nearly three times as much. >> will it be worth it? i would hope it does because good thing to see it and not just a year or two. >> sara: sandwich officials tell us the work that's being done will make a difference.
in brewster crews are using drones how the beaches look before and after the storm so they have more specific information on impacted areas. >> gene: fox25 investigates woman crossed the line when ordered officers out of their courtroom. >> there are no firearms in the courtroom. >> reporter: when you hear the word from the judge, what was the reaction? >> very unusual. >> gene: it is the judge's prerogative but didn't hold up when we checked it out ourselves that's coming up on the fox25 morning -- fox 25 news at 10:00. >> julie: 128 northbound, right before route 9, average speeds 14 miles per hour with delays stretching back to 135. that's highly traveled part of the morning commute as many of us work our way up to the pike. so i would try to avoid 128 until that accident is clear. north of town still waiting for the water -- first water main to
be completely cleared out, on route 1a in salem and one lane open there as you make your way into town, route 1 southbound through saugus jampacked right now as you could see, last time checked in on this it was wide open and by the time the sun comes up it really slows down. over to live drive times, 36 minutes brant split to the pike, 49 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and 43 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue to -- to the weston tolls because of that accident i was just telling you about. jason brewer joining us now in for shiri today and you and sara wroblewski going back and forth about the models that are consently updating in term of the weekend storm. >> jason: updates every three hours into the short-term model in house and kevin will be in tonight and watching the longer range models kind of waffling and now coming into better agreement that the bulk of the
stays south to the coastline. let me show what you we have. we have a dry end to the week, but it is saturday afternoon through sunday morning the timing still fairly certain and too early to determine the exact track and exact track is critical because that's going to tell us exactly where some of the heavier snows are going to be likely and it just hasn't quite gotten to that point yet where we can tell you but right now watching the storm back over oklahoma, kansas, nebraska, into texas and making its way toward us, nice and quiet in southern new england here this morning with mostly clear skies and chilly temperatures in the mid and upper teens, leominster over to chelmsford, both about 16, 17 , lynn at 19, 22 in boston right now, low to mid-20s for the cape and islands starting out this thursday. now, we will keep it mostly sunny, breeze will develop, 10:00 a.m. to noon around the city, temperature will be in the upper 20s for lunchtime and we will try to top it out above 30 in a few spots, bedford, norwood, hyannis all 31 to 32. overnight tonight we are in the
but with mainly clear skies it will be cold out there to start friday. let's take look at rpm, in house model, updates every three hours, right now showing the big snow event for d.c., crippling ice across parts of the carolinas and go up to southern new england saturday afternoon and snow beginning to make its way in and watch out mixing occurs and track closer than bigger global models that keep it offshore and can't rule out the possibility and really going to be possibly plymouth county to south shore that has potential for heaviest snows and that's what the nam model is in play now, running into the range four to eight inches boston, plymouth norwood, but look at this, almost nothing as you go north and west and certainly nothing for nantucket as the storm brings the warm air up that way. now, here is european model, it has been very consistent and that's what you like to see when you're looking at models, ones that are consistent tends to have the right answer in the end because kind of had it from the
bringing storm a little farther offshore, that would mean all cold air for southern new england, all snow, no rain mixing but it does mean lower amounts simply because the storm is farther away and looking at maybe one to three inches north to the south for the european and gfs in ge, watching saturday afternoon, through sunday, still too early to determine the exact track but that's what we will be doing the next few days. back to you. >> gene: 7:21. new england patriot plays a big game with a big secret. the injury he hit from the teammates and why he is getting so much attention how he got it. gene: historic hire for the nfl. what marco rubio. he ran for senate saying
then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the
>> gene: woman in florida fights off two kids trying to steal her car with two kids in back seat. the mom goes on the attack and yanks off the man's ski mask and pulls one of them out of the car while the other one takes off. >> she was
a mom and with that bad guy didn't know in the back seat of the car were two kids and she wasn't going to let them
the guy out of the car and they both ran away like cowards. >> gene: man sped away and guy had idea what happened and followed the car to pull it over for speeding and men were arrested after leading police on high-speed chase and crashing their car. >> gene: video from texas, fire truck drives through dairy queen and several lanes of traffic before hitting the restaurant and dairy queen worker and customer were hurt but they are expected to be all right. the truck driver was also injured. no word on what caused the crash. >> sara: buffalo bills have not made the playoffs in 16 years, but the
team is now making history off the field. the bills have hired katherine smith as full time special teams coach. she is the first woman to hearn a full time coaching job in the nfl. last year she was administrative atsiftant to head coach rex ryan and served as player personnel assistant and scouting for ryan
sara: academy of motion pictures in you rules to encourage diversity. this after a public outcry after no one of color was nominated for this year's oscar awards. spike lee and jada pinka smith say they will boycott this year's event. the academy adds to more diversity to the membership and nominees and best picture category and changing the way they invite new members into the organization. >> gene: 7:26, fumble recovery at last weekend's game at gillette stadium. >> special induction before tom brady's first pass. >> jason: off to a quiet time but weekend storm coming. >> sara: statue of man in
controversy at colle congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. join the fight to take back our government. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: 7:30, i think we are happy we are not washington d.c. most of the time and certainly happy we are not washington d.c.
right now because that has the bull's eye for pending storm. brewing over kansas heading east and meteorologist pretty confident we are going to be spared certainly nothing like they are going to be facing on our nation's capital. >> sara: we were not spared last year. different models saying different things about how much we are actually going to get here. >> jason: on the table. still possibility get very little, possibility we could see decent accumulations, six, seven inches and d.c. looking at a foot of snow and we are not going to be in the zone. saturday afternoon and through sunday morning timing when snow,
even rain mixing in and coastal concerns as far as coastal flooding and beach erosions what we will watch. this model, in house model, more aggressive, snow for d.c., crippling ice for charlotte and here in southern new england by
say late afternoon and model updating every three hours, continues to show rain at the cape, much closer storm track than the bigger european and gfs models, those keep the storm mainly offshore and show you those coming up, but for today it is sunny, we are in
the mid-20s for nashua, plymouth, temperatures in the upper 20s to around 30 , no weather concerns until we get into saturday. nice dry roads there. update on traffic situation. good morning, julie. >> julie: accident 128 northbound before route 9 has cleared. still seeing residual delays though right here stretching all the way back to route 1 in norwood. shifting north of town, 93 south very sluggish as you make your way through woburn and into medford and somerville and average speeds 9 miles per hour. live look at route 1 in saugus, lynn fells parkway. here are live drive times, 32 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin and almost an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 37 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in
gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: team of meteorologist updating forecast as they get more information and new information continues to come in throughout the morning follow along using fox25
stormtracker weather app and jason back in a few minutes with very latest update. >> gene: breaking news in mildford, the high school is closed today for bomb threat. police are investigating that new threat as fbi and local investigators are looking into multiple school threats across the state, 15 districts were threatened by home tuesday and yesterday schools in methuen and tewksbury received e-mail threats. two methuen schools sent students home. staff and students leave their bags at school so they could get sniffed by dogs because they mentioned pipe bombs being in backpacks and lockers. all seven schools, including tewksbury got e-mails but wasn't serious enough threat to evacuate and still too soon to
gene: police whitman warning abouta sophisticated scam dressing up like grid workers. >> sara: they are going door to door and cutting service in the bitter cold. stephanie coueignoux extra describes exactly how the scam works. >> stephanie: police are telling us the scammers have done the revenue, how they dress, what they say, it is all very convincing. in fact, we called the phone numbers the scammers have been giving out to residents, and we received a message saying we actually reached the national grid company. because of all of these details, police here at the whitman police department are urging everyone about this scam and not to fall for it. >> i think it is scary. obviously knows what he is doing. >> stephanie: when a man claimed to be a national grid worker showed up at her door, she believes him. he was in a white van and
>> hard hat and hart hart brown jump suit on and jacket over it. >> stephanie: turns out he was an impersonating and they are warning about the impersonator that cut power and turned off gas yesterday morning. >> taken this apart and stuck metal into it blocking off the electricity to my house from the wires. >> stephanie: thankfully she started him and received several other cars from other residents saying someone has called them threatening to shut off the power unless they send money. >> they tell you yeah, send a money gram to this which national grid says we don't do that. >> stephanie: national grid spokesperson says they will never suddenly shut off power until they have had several conversations with the resident and during the winter time it is illegal to shut someone's power off. police did tell us they have a lead in this investigation and we are continuing to reach out to them to see if they have made any arrest. as soon as we have an update we
meantime coming up in the 8:00 hour, who exactly say the scammers may be trying to target in whitman, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. >> gene: police on scene at dunkin donuts, live on granite avenue where police caught the suspect right down the street from the crime scene. >> catherine: they did. it was nearby and this area now secure this morning, they are not still here on the scene of dunkin donuts but they say it was around the back of the restaurant where a man was attacked and this is located here on granite avenue in milton, at dunkin donuts and fox25 was on the scene. milton police same here after 11:00 last night after receiving 911 calls and when they got here, they went to the area near the back entrance and found man that had been attacked and man was seriously injured. he was taken to the hospital as police searched for the suspect. they say they found him near
on granite ave and i have a call out to milton police trying to get more information about the circumstances involved here and two people involved also in update on victim's condition and certainly fill you in on the latest as soon as we get it from police. live here in milton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: traffic slowly moving on route 1 near the river view street in salem. this is because of a water main break. this is what it looked like in the 6:00 hour. route 1a down to one lane in the area now and police say several home in the area are without water and will be until the break is fixed. salem police warning drives to continue to expect delays and say the water is probably going to stay on that road the way it is until mid-morning julie will keep an eye on how it affects the commute throughout the rest of the newscast. >> sara: elderly man is tragically hit and killed by a sidewalk snowplow and this morning state and local police are still trying to figure out exactly what happened. jacob goldberg was hit monday near route 129 in reading.
rushed to the hospital where he died from his injuries. neighbors are devastated and say he was a gentlemen and very active in senior community. >> i don't understand it but bad things happen to good people. that's only way i can put it. >> sara: so far police think he was crossing route 129 when the plow him. the drive of the plow stayed on the scene and cooperating with the investigation. >> gene: 7:37 this morning, new hampshire man says he was home playing video games when two masked men broke in and attacked him. jack they used pepper spray and tried to tie his hands with duct tape and his pitbull jumped on one of the suspects which allowed him to escape. >> i thought he was going to die i don't know, you have to fight. there's no excuse. >> reed was playing video games online at the time of the attack and his friend heard commotion
called 911. police say the men stole sports memorabilia and took reed's car. reed's dad was killed in violent attack ten years ago. gene: man seen in this surveillance video, the suspect drove up to natick car dealership and stole a new one and walked into the garage, get in the car and take off. they believe that he is part of a larger group of criminals. this happened january 1st. the car was found the next day in lawrence. >> sara: state senator under investigation by the essex committee has the it is to pay the state $5,000 from his own pocket. state senator brian joyce of milton has agreed to repay campaign funds that he used to pay for his son's high school graduation party. joyce also faces an ethics investigation for reportedly lobbying state insurance regulators on behalf of a private company. earlier this month fox25 reported that joyce has been accused of receiving free dry
district. >> gene: this morning surprising admission from state police about the patriots playoff game last weekend. troopers say the referees accidently left some of the game balls and pressure gauges at logan airport so nfl security asked state police for help. worker at hotel retrieved the items and rode with trooper to foxborough. game balls arrived at gillette stadium just 1 hour before kickoff. gene: this is what the weekend. it is the lamar hunt ontario. it arrived in denver ahead of the game between patriots and broncos. shiny piece of hardware goes to the winner of the afc championship game. fox25 live coverage from denver begins tonight from colorado. they will pregame coverage and highlights after the game. >> sara: controversy at wellesley college last year is going to new york city. this is sleep walker, a
artist, and you could see man in white underwear walking around like a strange zombie. it was at home at wellesley college campus in 2014 and actually vandalized at one point, but come spring it will be part of new art exhibit on big apple's high line in the park and you said people won't even notice it because people walk around like that anyway. >> i don't know if it will be that strange of site in manhattan, i have seen many people like that that aren't a statue. check we track traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> jason: show you changes ahead. >> gene: odd look that has some women injecting something
>> sara: forget >> gene: new england patriot linebacker darius fleming has two dozen stitches from making a big playoff the field. daniel miller is here to explain why fleming is getting so much deserved attention. >> daniel: it is deserving, gene. attention after helping a woman involved in a crash. that woman says she is grateful fleming showed up just seconds after the crash happened. fleming was autway home from practice last thursday when he saw an accident on route 1 in walpole, driver that wishes to remain anonymous says she rear ended car in front of her and car shut down and couldn't open the door locks as engine started smoking. fleming smashed one of the car's window so she could get out. >> started kicking it. kicking right leg, didn't break
was going to break. >> i saw someone propose and he just shared that he would kick the window open for me and he did after a couple attempts he lended his hand to help me get out of the vehicle and told me, you know, to stay away because there was smoke. >> daniel: fleming said it took three kicks of the window before it actually broke after making sure the woman was okay and he said he returned to the stadium for a bandage before going to the hospital for x-rays fleming cut his leg and needed 22 stitches. the woman told fox25 she feels horrible about the injuries because she walked away uninjured. fleming offered to stay with her until police got there, but she said it was okay. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: boston bruins delivers a big surprise to hockey player. chara had a special surprise for her. she loves shoes so bought her a pair of high heels and brought
them to her and bra electric and gold and white, they have the bruins logo on them. she was injured other new year's eve. >> sara: rhode island boy's dying wish has come true. lawmaker declared january 20th january 20th dstrong day. he was diagnosed with rare form of pediatric cancer nearly four years ago and doctors say they have done all they can do. the one thing he wanted was everyone in the world to know who he is. now his wish is definitely coming true. people from new england to france to china are posting pictures on social media #dstrong. >> picks from all over the world and hard to keep up with. >> sara: doorian and family are that wentful for supportive posts and they say keep them
coming. sara: police departments across the region come together to help three-year-old girl battling leukemia smile. the organization cops for kids with cancer organized a police escort for gia and her family. when they got to the station the family was presented with a $5,000 check to help out with medical bills. >> gene: there may soon be a big shift in the college application process. report by the harvard graduate school of education is leading universities to redesign their application. some schools will limit activity teens can mention to just four. applicants will also be required to write an essay how they serve the communities and families and human on excessive academic performance and achievement. did you try to stack the resume? >> julie: totally german club, french club, key club, everything, so i should have
taking look at route 3, new accident southbound, this is near route 40 in chelmsford as you approach 495. thing still slow on 93 south head from woburn medford into somerville and bumper-to-bumper as you approach lynn fells parkway. 128 southbound lighting up a little bit now that the accident has been cleared for about 20 minutes. expressway slow from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road. you could see bumper-to-bumper past exit 14 freeport street. here are live drive times, 35 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin and 33 minutes expressway from the braintree split to the pike and hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist jason brewer in for shiri spear today, and how are the ever-changing models looking for the weekend storm, jason. >> jason: two big models we have been watch regular agreeing now at least that most of the storms stay to the south, but few of the outliers that bring it a little closer with higher snow totals. i will show you all the scenarios coming up dry end
though to the week and sun sky and coastal and saturday later in the afternoon through sunday morning. still too early to know the exact track. see where the storm is right now, so until it gets over toward the coastline of southern new england, it is going to be hard to tell exactly which way it is going to head, but you see right now over kansas, texas, the snow already starting to fly as storm winds up over southern new england right now. we just have mostly clear skies, no sign of any impending weather temperatures a little on the chilly side, 18 in leominster, chelmsford at 17 , 22 in boston right now back to walpole and natick both 16 or 17 and temperatures for the cape and islands right now are in the low to mid-20s, so all running a little chillier than normal and that will be the story for the day as temperatures climb to the upper 20s for lunchtime in the city and it will be breezy, we will have partly cloudy skies from time to time with temperatures in the upper 20s and the lower 30s pretty much area wide, a little warmer to the south and east. now, overnight we will be back in the mid-teens again, so it is
another night of chillier than normal temperatures. good news is not too much wind, so the wind chill will not be a huge story tomorrow morning. let's look at rpm model, future cast in house model, shows crippling ice from charlotte to parts of the western north carolina area up into d.c. with a feet of snow, so that's where the blockbuster of this event is meantime we get here into southern new england and on the fringes of it saturday afternoon and saturday night to early sunday snow beginning to make northward and what's in question how far north does it go, how much mixing do we see, if any, in the cape and islands, and where can heavier snow band set up and still have a lot to talk about about this and let me show you the national model, it got into play overnight now this is in range, this event in its range of 72 to 84 hours. so you see four to eight inches in the corridor from boston, norwood, back toward say plymouth. right here around the south shore, plymouth county, that's where it is forecasting one of
the bands to set up, dry conditions, very little accumulation, southern new hampshire and southern vermont. european model and american counterpart, gfs, are much more aggressive keeping the storm well south of the coastline, so all cold air but accumulations are much more limited anywhere from maybe one to throw inches at best, so still have a few things to iron out and trending more with southern solution at this time and weekend always in view, still all eyes on saturday afternoon and sunday before we clear it out later on sunday on into monday. sara, gene? >> gene: fenway park working on winter games and huge air ramp for air snowboarding and free style free skiing grand prix event next month. the ramp will be 140 feet tall to give you perspective, taller than the light towers at the ballpark. event february 11th and 12th 12th over at fenway. looks like it might be fun. >> sara: should be fun.
the final configuration looks. gene: why a doctor's nose could be better than an expensive test when it comes to reaching the right diagnosis. >> sara: and valentine's day surprise 70 years this the making. the amazing [mother] yeah but this neighborhood,i feel like it's got a lot of what we were kinda talking about. we should definitely go see it. [agent] hi. melanie. maggie. living room. [dad]what about this? this looks good.
>> sara: if you get outside for sunrise this month it urn your eyes to celestial event. mercury, venus, saturn, mars and jupiter lining up and all be visible and only be visible up until an hour and a half before sunrise so today's is already over. the spectacle will last through february 20th. sara: revenuers say they are pretty sure there's a ninth planet in the solar system cal tech calling it planet x. they haven't observed the planet itself but found objects that change into a unique configuration when they get closer to the sun. they believe the planet is ten times the earth's mass and has
helium and hope to see it with a telescope within few years. >> gene: episode eight will be delayed until december and new star wars trilogy will wrap up in 2019. >> sara: world war ii veteran reuniting with his first love and story going crazy on the website right now. 93 norwood thomas haven't seen his girlfriend for 20 years and they asked for donations on gofundme and they have gotten $7,000 and air new zealand heard about the story and agreed to send thomas and son to australia free of charge
>> gene: love conquers all after 70 years. >> sara: think how much catching up they will have to do. >> gene: blackstone mother facing murder charges after they found remains of three babies in her home and after months of mental evaluations she is heading to court today and asking -- her lawyer asking the court to drop the charges. >> jason: we will look at the
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>> gene: violent attack outside dunkin donuts man in hospital and how police were able to track down the suspect without looking too far away. >> sara: we are an hour and a half out what could be another rough day on the market. turbulence overnight that will send stocks plummeting once again. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, 8:00 on january 21st, we appreciate you being with us this morning, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. we are two days out what could be the first significant snowstorm of the year, but new
models show we could miss the front of the storm. jason brewer with the latest predictions. >> jason: two big models agreeing, bulk south of us and heavier snow totals trying to occur if the storm takes more of a westward track and still have a lot to determine with the track of this low, you could see it now over kansas and nebraska developing into texas, overnight models coming in a little bit dryer, lower snow amounts saturday afternoon into sunday morning, still the timing so it is wind, snow, rain, even coastal concerns with this developing coastal storm. there's the crippling ice over charlotte, heavy snows in d.c. with feet of snow there, so that's where the direct hit is. meantime saturday afternoon still no snow in southern new england, really saturday night on into sunday and this particular rpm model shows rain mixing with the cape and others are colder and dryer and all of them coming
up. stay with me today out the door,
teens and 20s and rise into the lower 30s in few spots today, under mostly sunny skies. julie? >> julie: looking at the roads, jason, new accident to tell you about expressway northbound right after the exit for the pike and slowing things down just a little bit, average speeds around morrissey boulevard 13 miles per hour and typical volume there on the expressway. waiting for the roads to open up on route 1a, 1 lane open and from the water main break reporting all morning, still very slow on 93 south
as you head from medford into somerville. here is live look at route 1 in saugus, slight improvement over the last time we checked in old colony -- on this shot pen minutes ago, 34 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin and 93 south 495 to the leverett connector and almost 40 minutes 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: julie, we are updating bruno in mildford just moments ago police gave the all clear after searching the high school for a bomb threat.
the high school will still remain closed all day long. our crews on the scene right now as police investigate the threat fire department is also there as you can see in the picture. the fbi investigating multiple school threats across the state this week. 15 districts were threatened by phone tuesday and yesterday schools in methuen and tewksbury received e-mail threats. two methuen schools sent students home. students left their backpacks behind so bomb dogs could check them out. now, the threat mentioned pipe bombs being in backpacks and lockers. all seven schools in tewksbury got similar e-mail and fbi is currently investigating threats at schools in six states, but have not connected all the cases. >> gene: new this morning police say a man brutely attacked someone outside a dunkin donuts in milton. now the victim is in the hospital and the attacker is under arrest. fox25 catherine parrotta live outside that dunkin donuts that is now back open following the attack. good morning, catherine.
>> catherine: good morning. store opened at usual time and no police officers on the scene and i have a call into milton police trying to get more information include be the suspect's name and likely arraigned today after police say man was allegedly attacked here. we did give video here and better look at the back of the dunk here in the daylight, you can see the back area also through the drive through, which is for the bank next door and police say they found the victim near the back entrance of the dunkin donuts. dunkin donuts located on granite ave in milton and police arrived here after 11:00 last night after receiving several 911 calls. fox25 was on the scene while police were here and they found a man who had been attacked with serious injury. police aren't commenting on the nature of the attack and man was taken to the hospital and police searched for the suspect and they say they found him near milton gas which is also on granite ave and still missing pieces to the story this morning in fact, we don't have the circumstances sir -- who the suspect is and i have a call
soon as we hear back we will pass along the new information to you. but for now live in milton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: we have new video this morning in from the scene of deadly crash in framingham. this is breaking last night during the news at 10:00. man was killed on route 9 at prospect street. the metrowest daily news is reporting the victim was 25-year-old walking in the crosswalk. the driver of the car did stop and was questioned by police. no word if driver will be charged. the crash is still under investigation. >> gene: 8:05, happening today we are expecting new developments this morning one of the worst child abuse investigations in the state. woman is accused of keeping her children in squalor after killing several newborns. live in blackstone where the home once stood. michael, brutal case we have been following since it broke two years ago. >> michael: every detail i learn about this case is more
and more troubling and this is where police say it all happened right across the street from me
here on st. paul street in blackstone, and now you can see it is an empty lot and prosecutors trying to put away two people they say are responsible for the horrors inside, they will both anybody court today according to do the clerk's office and i have to warn you, some of the details and pictures you're about to hear are
disturbing. pictures taken inside the house on st. paul street in blackstone show horrifying conditions. the clerk's office at worcester superior court tells fox25 both erika murray and raymond rivera are on today's court docket. their cases revolve around this house of squalor filled with trash and death discovered back in september 2014. murray is charged with killing two infants and concealing the death of another among other charges. while murray's boyfriend, rivera, is charged with assault and battery on a child, child endangerment and other counts. not only three dead infants were
remains, but four other children ranging from five months old to 13 years old lived in that filthy home. rivera's defensed off in the past he didn't know anything was wrong, even though he lived downstairs. murray's attorney has previously said she is suffers from mental illness. in court today defense attorneys are expected to push for this motion to dismiss several of the charges. of course, as soon as the decision comes down in court we will let you know right away on fox25 news app. live in blackstone, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: new this morning police return to the worcester home where a two-year-old died last year and had to revive another toddler. we reported last week that they were called to the home because 15-month-old boy had possibly overdosed on pills thatmy found. the worcester telegram reports this morning the police had to use far cam, powerful overdose drug.
police recovered bottles from the home where two-year-old gg died. they were staying the night with the little girl's grandmother. no charges have been filed in either case. >> gene: police investigating possible gang activity as cause of shooting at busy "t" stop. fox toward nantucket obtained cell phone video of one of the victims inside the maverick "t" stop on tuesday. the globe is reporting one of the men shot was affiliated with the 18th street gang and has a history of violence. shots were fired shortly after an argument on the train. police believe gang rivalry may be behind other recent shootings in chelsea and everett and other was unintended target, man just standing on the platform. >> sara: convicted child rapist will stay behind bars. wayne chapman has spent decades in prison. he is accused of molesting nearly 100 boys and remains a suspect in the disappearance of
his sentence ended in 2004 but he stayed in prison because multiple juries ruled he was too dangerous. chapman's lawyer says he is too sick and too old to reoffend. >> gene: yesterday dow jones was down. it was down 250 points at the close and s&p and nasdaq all were lower and dow futures are down slightly at this hour. u.s. market will open later this morning at 9:30. >> sara: happening today state lawmakers will start a new discussion about when and where you can use your current phone. a proposed bill would make it illegal to make phone calls while driving without hands-free technology. exceptions would be made for emergencies. it would also make it illegal to program gps by hand while you're driving. 14 states including new hampshire already have
it is already illegal to text and drive in massachusetts. sara: tonight charlie baker will give the first state of the state address. baker planning to highlight accomplishments in first year in office. look ahead to issues he considers critical to the future of massachusetts. governor baker was live on the fox25 morning news just last week and he told us tonight's decrease will have a big focus on the opioid crisis. it is tonight. gene: according to the national transit database the "t" had 219 major mechanical failures in 2014 and four times the national average and according to the boston business journal the data did not include any breakdowns during the january and february snow storms mbta says employees work hard to
keep the aging fleet up and running. >> julie: we track traffic and weather every ten minutes. still sluggish on expressway looking at 25 minute commute with average speeds 17 miles per hour as you head from the braintree split up to columbia road. jason. >> jason: models telling you about the latest with weekend nor'easter straight ahead. >> sara: forget the invasive test and pricy medical bills and how doctors could diagnose you with just a sniff. >> gene: how marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work,
wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >> gene: police reported 150 car crashes in washington d.c. and some reported sleeping in cars overnight and all from one inch. even president obama's motorcade had tough time. see the fishtail -- van's taillights fishtailing. it took an hour for the president to get from maryland to the white house. it is twice as long as it normally takes. daniel miller is here with more on the frenzy.
a little bit of struggle. what are they going to do when over a foot. >> daniel: growing up in north carolina i know exactly what they are going through right now and bureau telling us people are abandoned cars on side of the road and speculation the federal government could open late this morning after all this snow because of an inch of snow already on the ground. now, meteorologist jason brewer says the brunt of the snow isn't expected to hit the d.c. area until friday afternoon. now, some 50 million people are in the bull's eye on potentially massive snowstorm. people are racing to hardware stores to get hands on salt and shovels and d.c. mayor is worried about potential power outages during wind and he freezing cold conditions. 2000 volunteers are equipped with shovels and 800 people are on the roads with plows. they will be crucial to that area because residents there, they are not used to this winter or any kind of winter for that fact.
nearby maryland they are also preparing for the worst. >> every single agency involved watching it very carefully. don't want to react but looks like significant storm event. >> daniel: d.c. worst snowstorm was on record was 1922 when the city got 2 feet of snow and major storm expected to have huge impact on air travel. airlines taking precautions with waiving change fees. american, delta, united, frontier, southwest waiving certain fees in the certain area and seeing how it affects logan airport right now and reporting low. we will keep you posted all morning. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: winter weather ramps up for the possibility of major snowstorm. cruise have stepped up preparations and research efforts this year. the beaches in sandwich are lined with 100,000 more yards of sand. residents there are still
concerned though because the original plan called for nearly three times as much. >> it will be worth it. i will have to hope it does because it will be good thing to stay for awhile and not just year or two. >> gene: sandwich officials do tell us the work that has been done will make a difference. in brewster they are using drones on how beaches may look before and after storms so they have more specific idea on impacted areas. >> sara: less than three weeks left until the new hampshire primary a majority of granite state republicans have not made up their mind who they want to be president. donald trump has big lead over ted cruz and 34% likely voters said they would support trump but 31% of likely voters today they have definitely made up their mind. sara: one day after endorsing donald trump for
president, sarah palin hit the campaign trail. palin criticized obama to voters in oklahoma city yesterday and questioned whether he fully understanding what veterans like her son track went through. >> makes me realize more than ever, it is now or never for the sake of america's finest that we have that commander in chief who will respect them and honor them. >> sara: this week palin's son was arrested on domestic violence charges. she says she can relate to veterans dealing with posttraumatic stress disorder. >> julie: good thursday morning. 8:18 and watching heavy volume in typical spots and 93 south once make to woburn and down through medford and into somerville. 128 northbound has been problematic this morning as well and starting around 135 and continuing up to route 9 as we approach the pike and expressway jammed from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road and volume steady and heavy on the
brighton. 495 to mass ave and 51 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike, 43 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the worlds. meteorologist jason brewer in for shiri spear today and keeping a close eye on cold temperatures there, but incoming track of that weekend storm. >> jason: it is all about the track, julie, and you're absolutely right and in house rpm model as we speak and we will have that information for you later this morning, but right now sunny, dry end to the week and clouds, snow, rain, coastal concerns, all this starting to develop and it is really still too early to determine the exact track. in this type of a situation you really want to know exactly where that low will track, going to tell you who gets the heavier snow, who might get rain and no snow at all. right now the storm is way back here over kansas, nebraska, portions of even texas,
all sort of winding up and congealing and eye on where it is and that
helps and just clear here over southern new england and quiet, no sign of any approaching weather yet. temperatures kind of chilly too, worcester at scene, still have upper teens localis and leominster and temperatures in the upper teens and get to metrowest locations 17 in walpole, 15 in reading and low to mid-20s for the cape and islands vineyard at 25 right now. so all running a little bit colder than normal and temperatures today will recover into the lower 30s. there's the boston planner, upper 20s to 31, either side of
lunch hour, breezy conditions developing especially in the city and always a little bit windier amongst the buildings and high temperatures today upper 20s and lower 30s and then more teens coming back tonight but good news there won't be a lot of wind. tonight saturday into sunday when wind starts to kick up. crippling ice storm here for portions of the carolinas up to dose that's where we are seeing feet of snow possible and then the storm makes its way northward and saturday at 5:00 really just cape and islands
is the rpm model bringing in the storm a little closer to us as opposed to farther away and this
particular model run shows rain south and east with heavier snows potentially along the south shore on plymouth don't. let me show you this in line with the rpm and shows some of the higher totals possible four to eight south side of boston back to norwood around plymouth and then almost nothing as you go north and west and lower amounts on outer cape and nantucket due to rain mixing. this is the european model, much farther offshore track, going to be colder there and snow and amounts much more limited. maybe one, 23 inches of snow north to the south and still have a lot to iron out with the track, stay with us, updating models, kevin has more at 5:00 and stay tuned on weekend event.
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>> sara: maybe that means i'm in style because of the no sleep look. >> julie: we don't need to inject anything. >> sara: volvo says not a person will die or seriously hurt in any new vehicle they create focusing on cruise control that will automatically keep you at safe distance from other cars, create cars that will automatically stay in lines and prove sensors to avoid collisions before they happen and develop technology that can detect both pedestrians and animals that may be in the road. i hope they have this all figured out by the time my girls are driving in their cars. >> julie: you're right, that would be very well for the girls. julie: researchers working on mapping out people's scents and certain medical conditions smell a certain way. diabetes smell like rotten apples and typhoid fever smells
leak baked bread and yellow fever smells like a butcher shop gene is listening intently. >> gene: what does that mean? >> julie: doctors working to create machines and they will have glandular diseases. >> sara: jason, you smell great. >> jason: thank you so much. off to nice, quiet, crisp start, temperatures lower 30s and a little bit cooler than what we are used to but as we go into the weekend big changes as far as the snow chance, rain mixing in, i will have all the model data from overnight straight ahead. >> reporter: police warning residents as man posing as
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: now at 8:30, look at screen, that is the storm that's heading our way this weekend. right now it is moving through the central united states expected to slam the mid-atlantic, but we could be spared right here. good morning, everybody.
it is thursday, january 21st, thank you for joining us. >> gene: get the snow out of the way because we have a big game on sunday. >> sara: yes, we do. nestled in to watch the patriots and broncos. >> jason: keep people off the roads as much as possible and there's going to be snow and question is exactly where and how much and bulk of this passes by to the south and we don't end up with that much at all, so snow lovers stay tuned if you want the snow to go away, stay tuned as well because we still have all the scenarios on the table. overnight models came in dryer. the timing is still in pretty good shape. saturday afternoon and evening into sunday morning, it is wind, snow, rain, coastal concerns with beach erosion and coastal flooding all still a possibility now, the icing from charlotte into western north carolina, heavy snows in virginia and d.c.
spared the brunt of the storm and model late saturday and sunday and mixing for the cape and islands, so that is a solution that is much farther west than the bigger global models, gfs and european. i will share those with you coming up and tell you what that means for snow total. for today plenty of sunshine, temps in the upper 20s and lower 30s, not too bad out there, julie. how are roads looking this morning. >> julie: route 1 southbound and right before the trouble and typically see high volume there, this time the morning commute. 93 south still very sluggish woburn down into medford and into somerville, 128 southbound through lexington, another spot we always see slowing on weekday earnings mo. 128 northbound still giving us trouble as you head through needham and wellesley and up into the pike. live look through brighton where volume remains steady and heavy on the pike eastbound. here are live drive times, hour right now on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit to the pike.
from 495 to the leverett connector, 42 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: warping this morning as pair of thieves try to pull off sophisticated scam in the area, two men dress up as national grid employees going door to door demanding money from customers. stephanie coueignoux live in whitman where one woman says the pair cut off her power. >> stephanie: zero, the victim told us the scammers were incredibly convincing. in fact, they were even wearing what she thought were official uniforms and that's what's so concerning to police here in whitman says they say the scammers really have seemed to have done the homework. >> i think it is scary. i mean obviously knows what he is doing. >> stephanie: when a man claimed to be a national grid worker showed up at her door, she believed him. he drove up in white van and
even dressed the part. >> carhartt brown jump suit on and jacket over it. >> stephanie: turns out he was an impersonator. whitman police are warning residents about the scammer who says cut her power and turned off her gas yesterday morning. >> taken this apart and stuck metal into it blocking off the electric from the wires. >> stephanie: thankfully salvey startled him and received calls from several other residents who say someone has called them threatening to shut off the power unless they send money. >> send money gram to this which national grid says we don't do that. >> stephanie: national grid spokesperson says they have. they will never shut off power until they have several conversations with the resident and during the westport time it is actually illegal to shut the power off. >> stephanie: they may be
may be willing to hand over the money and what happened when we called the phone number that resident say they gave them. stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. >> gene: attack outside a dunkin donuts. it happened in milton and the store is actually back open this morning. fox25 catherine parrotta jones us live outside the dunkin donuts and catherine, you have been telling us about the security system that could help police in this case. >> catherine: i actually have a call into police now because i wanted to ask them about that to see if it was helpful is his they were looking for the suspect last night and drunkenness -- dunkin donuts giving them a camera view and bank next door and police say it was behind the store where they found the victim who they say had been attacked. now, all of this hand at dunkin donuts on granite avenue in milton and see the daylight video and for the drive through for the bank next door and
police say this is where they found the victim, near the back entrance of the dunkin donuts. police arrived there after 11:00 last night and after receiving several 911 calls fox25 was on the scene while police were there, and they say they tuned a man who had been attacked with serious injuries. police didn't comment on the nature of the attack, but they say the man was taken to the hospital. police search for the suspect and they say they found him near
milton which is near granite ave and posted on own facebook page they say the suspect would likely be rained at some point today. didn't release the identity of the suspect. i will give police call again to see if they are on missing pieces for you. live in milton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: elderly man tragically hit and killed by sidewalk snowplow, and this morning state and local police are still trying to figure out exactly what happened. jacob goldberg was hit monday afternoon near route 129 in reading. the father and grandfather was
rushed to the hospital where he died from his injuries. neighbors are devastated and say he was a gentleman and very active in the senior community. >> don't understand it but bad things happen to good people. that's the only way i can play it. >> sara: so far police think goldberg was crossing route 129 when the plow him and driver of the plow stayed on the scene and cooperating with the investigation. >> gene: new hampshire man says he was home playing video games when two masked men broke in and attacked him. rushed into the raymond home on tuesday night. reed fought back. he says his pitbull also jumped on one of the suspects and that allowed him to escape. >> i thought i was going to die, but i don't know, you just have to fight. no excuse. >> gene: reed was playing video games online at the time of the attack and his friend heard the commotion and called 911 and men sold sports memorabilia and took reed's car.
his father was killed, by the way, on violent attack ten years ago. >> sara: state senator underinvestigation by the ethics has to pay the state $5,000 from his own pocket. the globe says state senator brian joyce of milton has agreed to repay campaign funds thatie used to pay for his son's high school graduation party and also faces ethics investigation for lobbying leg raters on behalf of company. joyce has been accused of receiving free dry cleaning from a business in his district. >> gene: troopers say the referees actually left some game balls and pressure gauges at their hotel next to logan airport. nfl security asked the state police for help and worker at the hotel retrieved the items and then rode with troopers to foxborough. game balls arrived at gillette stadium an hour before kickoff. gene: this is what
patriots are playing for this weekend. trip to the super bowl and lamar hunt trophy. shiny piece of hardware goes to the ernest wallace of the afc title game. fox25 live coverage from denver begins tonight. fox25 sports director tom leyden and butch stearns are in colorado. they will have all the action leading up to sunday's afc championship game. also have highlights and post game reaction sunday night on the fox25 news at 10:00. >> sara: bizarre sculpture that generated controversy at wellesley going to new york city it is a man in white underwear walking around like a zombie. it was at a home -- at home on the wellesley college campus in 2014. it was actually vandalized at one point, but come spring it will be part of new art exhibit on big apple's high line which is elevated park and it will sort of fit in there, julie.
nice addition in new york city. we track traffic and weather every ten minutes and longer than usual drive time on expressway northbound looking at over an hour braintree split to the exit for the pike and avoid the expressway right now if you can, stalled car on freeport street which is contributing to those delays. jason. >> jason: sunny start, not too much wind right now, breezy this afternoon and overall dry conditions until we get to the weekend and then all eyes on nor'easter and have update on models and what they are saying as far as snow totals coming up. >> gene: giant undertaking at fenway park. coming up why crews are erecting ramp in outfield that will be higher than the light towers.
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>> gene: darius fleming came up with two tackles against chiefs all while having stitches in his leg after a car crash. daniel miller has a story and he kept it a secret to even the teammates. >> daniel: getting a lot of woman after helping a woman involved in a crash. she is grateful he showed up. fleming was on the way home from practice last wednesday and driver who remained anonymous rear ended car in front of her and her car shut down and couldn't open the door locks as car started smoking and plymouth smashed one of the windows so she could get out. >> i started kicking it, i wasn't sure if it was going to break. >> i saw someone approach and he
for me and couple attempts and lended a hand to get out of the vehicle and told me to stay away because there was smoke. >> daniel: it took three kicks of the window before it actually broke and making sure the woman was okay and returned to the stadium for a bandage before going to the hospital for x-rays he cut his leg and needed 22 stitches. the woman tells fox25 she feels horrible about the injuries because she walked away uninjured. fleming offered to stay with her until police got there but she said it was okay. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: police departments across the region came together to help three-year-old girl battling leukemia smile. cops for campus organized cop escort for gia and family to go to police station. family was presented with $5,000 check to help out with medical bills. sara: this morning letters keep pouring in for eight-year-old girl who lost her
family in an arson fire. is a fire terry was severely burned in new york home. now, her tragic story has touched people around the world. she told her aunt all she wanted for christmas was enough cards to fill her christmas tree, and today she has gotten more than 2 million cards. she even got cards from famous names like the first family and katie perry. gene: two men tried to steal a car with kids in back seat. men went over to car at gas station and mom attacks and pulls him out of the car and that's when the other man took off. >> what that bad guy didn't know were trokids and wasn't going to let them be taken. dragged the guy out of the car and both ran away like cowards. >> gene: men dumped into the get away car and sped away and
officer who had no idea what happened followed the car to pull it over for speeding and both arrested for high-speed chase and then crashing the car. gene: fire truck drives through dairy queen. it tracks through several lanes of traffic before hitting the restaurant. customer were hurt and expected to be okay and truck driver injured and no word what caused the crash. member the guy really wanted a dilly bar in worst way. >> julie: i'm partial to peanut butter blizzard. things slow 93 south medford and somerville. waiting for this accident to clear on route 1 southbound right before the tobin bridge. 128 northbound has been problematic for us all morning today because of awe few different accidents so slow going through needham and then up to the peek. i did want to highlight the expressway where we are seeing much longer drive times than issue and look at that, average speeds just average miles per hour. we have a stall over by freeport
the case as you could see bumper-to-bumper past the gas tank. here are live drive times, 23 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin, almost an hour on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike and 58 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist jason brewer in for shiri spear today and i know you have been keeping a very close eye on ever-changing models predict think this weekend's storm. >> jason: we have a lot to keep track of, still too early to tell the track of the storm and that's what we need to determine who gets how much and a little bit out here as far as the agreement on all the models and we have some agreement on big gun models and i will show you that coming up. timing late saturday into the first half of sunday for the greatest impact of nor'easter likely to develop and too early for the exact call on the track and right now watching the storm, at leave we have a view of it over kansas, nebraska, parts of texas and coming together making way eastward.
it will, a lot of ice and snow and mid-atlantic and parts of the deep south. meantime we are clear here in southern new england this morning. clouds have rolled out and seeing chilly temperatures, 20 leominster, 17 in new boston there, manchester at 21, lynn 22, milton at 19, 23 in boston and over toward sandwich there as well with upper 20s on parts of the cape and islands as you get farther south and east. so lunch hour boston upper 20s lower 30s 11 to 1:00 p.m., it is breezy especially in the city with mostly sunny skies though and we will see temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s area wide today and back teens and tonight and chilly but not too windy. there's ice across charlotte, heavy snow, feet of snow, d.c. back to the west and higher terrain and here comes the snow in southern new england, rpm in house model and there's 5:00 beginning to see a few snow showers for the cape and islands and then it returns to rain and we get snow back inland.
way west, other ones really far to the east and inclined to believe those at this point, and here is look at nam model, focused around plymouth, no are wood, boston, tight corridor and mixing amounts to outer cape and go north and west. european and gfs, very similar, american gfs model keeping the storm well offshore, means it is colder but just have less in the way of amounts. amounts limited to half inch in southern new hampshire and vermont and early look at what we are seeing right now just watching the exact track to determine what we get over the weekend. there it is weekend always in view and plan for saturday afternoon, early sunday time getting a bit dicey and kevin will have the latest
models coming up at 5:00.
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