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sure they are safe t open this morning. >> gene: explosion at local plant and hours later it is still burning. why investigators are struggle to put out the flames. >> sara: patriots won't be part of super bowl l but tickets are nearing record highs. the eye popping cost for a single seat. complete new england news coverage starts right now. pgh this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, 7:00 on this tuesday morning, january 26th, we appreciate you being with us, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. no need to track down your know know -- snow shovel today and storm tracker weather center and what time rain is expected today. >> shiri: keyword rain, not snow today and temperatures pretty mild and even now freezing as worcester and 31 in boston, welcome back to the
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of the morning and still got the burbs nashua 20s, milder in plymouth 35 and 40s for the cape and islands. but this is the storm system that's moving toward us. most of the snow stays well to the north in canada as it moves on in, it is just going to be patch rain showers for us. so check it out, 9:00 this morning, temperatures in the middle 30s, we got some partial sun this morning, clouds will keep thickening up, so at noon time mostly cloudy points north and west of boston and slight risk of shower, temps in the middle 40s and commute later today we have a lot of 40s around town and we got a few remaining showers, 44 to 50 today, partly sunny this morning, time out how long the showers last coming up in just a couple minutes. julie grauert standing by with live drive time traffic and delay on the "t". >> julie: yes, shiri, the delay is on red line, moderate northbound delays between quincy and umass because of a signal problem.
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sky fox we have boston above the accident on expressway southbound for sometime this morning and jackknife tractor-trailer, as you could see southbound traffic moving past it all right since it is off to the far right shoulder. however, northbound traffic is where we see typically high volume, then you have people slowing down on top of that to kind of see what's going on, so we will be slower than usual conditions as you approach the braintree split and hop on the expressway northbound. taking wider look, average speeds 20 miles per hour on the expressway itself past morrissey boulevard. here 31 minutes route 1, 128 to the tobin and 36 minutes braintree split to the pike and almost an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: all right, we are following developing news out of weymouth this morning where police are investigating a new round of bomb threats. >> sara: the automated calls came in at around 8:00 last night and it is not schools on the list this time. you can see from the map it involves busy stores, a hospital and the police station.
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a shopping plaza where two of the biggest stores were targeted good morning, catherine. >> catherine: good morning, sara. both of those stores just opened within the last minute or two this morning. it is business as usual, but take a look behind me, you can the stop & shop and also there's a wal-mart next door, those were two of the stores that received these bomb threats. today police are investigating those threats plus some others. several locations in weymouth received these bomb threats. one location was the police station. the stop & shop and wal-mart where we are received a threats as well as the shaw's across the street and cvs, 7-eleven and walgreens also received threats and threats started come coming in 8:00 last night in the form of automated calls. this isn't the first time weymouth police dealt with calls like these. they also responded to weymouth targeted weymouth schools and buildings eek eevacuated so they could search them.
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this morning and waiting to hear back from them where the investigation stands today. however, we do know this isn't the first time this month weymouth had to respond to threats like this. so we will tell you more about that coming up next half hour. for now live in weymouth, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning boston police are still searching for a man accused of shooting another man in dispute over a parking spot. on the fox25 news at 10:00 we showed you new video of police going door to door searching for the suspect on nightingale street in dorchester. the shooting happened at around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. the victim is expected to recover and police say they know who the shooter is but so far have not released his name. we will go to the scene live in just about 30 minutes. sara: a whitman man has to hand over his gun after a incident in plymouth. he shot his gun near a snowplow.
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into his autoep so he fired a shot. >> gene: hot spot at quincy sewage plant and you couldy can't see it because it is deem inside the building. the plant treats water for nearly half the south shore but you're told the drinking water is safe. >> michael: the drinking water completely unaffected, they say, and sewage service also not affected by what happened here at the sewage treatment plants on nut island in quincy. they say the public has never been in danger at any point, but all that said, fire crews are still here, some 19 hours after the first explosion. sky fox overhead the massachusetts water resources authority plant in quincy. smoke billowing over the boston harbor as firefighters work to put out the fire at the wastewater treatment facility. >> we had maintenance crews working down in the bowels of the building, some three or four
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working on what's called the odor control, and at some point something went wrong, and there was an explosion on subsequent fire. >> michael: blast hurt 5mwra workers and sending them to the hospital with eye irritation and they are expected to be okay. the sewage plant on nut island treatsa half the water on the south shore. power to the plant had been shut down but the mwra says residents should know drinking water and sewer service will not be affected. >> thankfully most of it goes for garrity bypass that will kick in if we need it, bypass the station and continue to be around and no environmental issue at all. >> michael: with firefighters staying here overnight, a cause has not been officially released just yet, but investigators initially said that it could have been an issue with a fan in the system. i have been in touch with the
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short while ago, about 25, 30 minutes ago, saying that they would answer more of our questions shortly so we do expect an update this morning, so stay with us. next report coming up in about an hour here on fox25 morning news. for now live in quincy, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning police looking to see if a medical emergency caused bus to go crashing into an auto parts store. we were on the scene just after this happened last night. two passengers in driver of the rhode island public transit authority bus were all taken to the hospital with serious injuries. police say the bus hit a telephone pole and veered across four lanes of traffic before slamming into the building. the three people inside the bus were trapped for about an hour before firefighters could get to them. the man who was driving by says the bus nearly hit his truck. >> it was easily going. i would estimate probably 40 to 50 miles per hour. so it was definitely moving. >> sara: two people were inside the auto parts store
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the bus was removed last night, which caused the roof to cave collapse. local communities will welcome the family of a fallen marine back home. hingham native and u.s. corporal christopher orlando was among 12 service members that died when training mission off the coast of hawaii last week. this evening hingham police will escort family members back to town. friends and supporters are planning on lining the street showing the support starting at 7:00 tonight. fox25 will be there. >> sara: and new this morning more financial fears around the globe. overnight statistics in asia suffered big losses. the major index in china dropped more than 6%. in japan the nikkei fell more than 2%. kong and yesterday the dow dropped more than 200 points and we will see how wall street markets react this morning when trading begins in the 9:00 hour. >> sara: happening today people that ride the "t" will have another chance to sound off
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two possible scenarios on the table right now. the first would increase fares on average by nearly 7%. the second would be closer to 10%. fox25 was at the first public hearing on the proposals held in lynn last night. many riders say those hikes will not fix the big problems. >> transit systems are like circulation systems in the body. adding fare increases is like adding cholesterol to your blood system. it just jams it up more. nothing works right as a result. >> sara: and the "t" used the bell you heard as a timer and each person that spoke got just three minutes to get their point across. the state transportation secretary says the "t" needs to do better and believes the fare increases will help with that. the second meeting will be held at the west middle school auditorium in brockton at 6:00 tonight. >> gene: 7:09 and patriots not wasting any time making changes following their loss in sunday's afc championship game. the nfl network says that offensive line david deguglielmo has been fired after two years
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he is a native of lexington. on sunday the offensive line allowed quarterback tom brady to be hit 20 times by the broncos defense. that was the most hits on any quarterback in any game this season. gene: and this is how tom beating. last night his wife giselle posted this picture on facebook. shows brady playing with two of his children. giselle writes, i can't handle it, so much love. #family and thanks fans for supporting tom. gene: seat geek says average resale price for big game is $5,000. the game is in san francisco area in santa clara at the home stadium of the 49ers and as you know the carolina panthers will face the denver broncos and it is on sunday, february 7th. >> julie: take a close look --
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tell you the hov lane is now open on the expressway southbound. it is been closed because of the jackknifed tractor-trailer but within the last three minutes it has reopened and that the mean the drive times are going to let up in just a bit. first, here is shiri. >> shiri: sun is coming you want and nice thing we have partial sun and 23 right now, but temperatures are warming so 28 by 8:00 a.m., by 9:00 a.m. 33, wait until you see what time we are in the 40s and the 50s next. >> sara: it is an attack that no one saw coming. coming up panic ensued when defendant suspect charges prosecutor inside the courtroom.
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join the fight to take back our government. >> gene: manhunt underway for
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just like that escape in new york last year, complicated plot and daniel miller, reads like a movie screen. >> daniel: trying to figure out how the inmates escaped with a significant amount of steel, bar and metal. they broke out on friday. two men are charged with murder and attempted murder and ties to vietnamese gangs and third torture. investigators say the men escaped by cutting through quarter inch metal plate and squeezed through tunnels through the roof and used bed sheets to propel to the ground. >> they are extremely danger felons and need to be apprehended and brought back into custody immediately. >> daniel: they cleared three security checkpoints undetected concrete facility.
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this morning officials believe fight that broke out in the cell friday night may have been staged for discovery of the escape. we will keep you updated on the seven all morning. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: 30 people died from the record setting storm. some states in the mid-atlantic saw as much as 3 feet of snow. school still closed today in philadelphia, baltimore and washington d.c. government offices in d.c. are closed as well. sara: last week snowstorm helped carve out a spot for weekend trip in brooklyn, new york. group posted the ad on airbnb and the site pulled the ad saying unfortunately your igloo
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failed to meet occupancy standards. >> julie: still a little bit of bad news, right lane and breakdown lane still closed and why we are seeing the delays southbound as you approach furnace brook parkway. the northbound volume is typical to weekday commute. shifting north new accident on 128 southbound right at route 38 a little bit slow 93 south from woburn into medford and somerville and approach lynn fells parkway. here are live drive times, 32 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin, hour and ten minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 45 minutes on 128 south on from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now to tell us more about the warmest day of the week.
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3 feet of snow in lunenburg, northville, billerica, 30 in gloucester, west harwhich, norwell and all started today a year ago. today on flip side warmest day of the week, more dry than wet spots this afternoon and we are talking rain drops, not talking snowflakes here in the tuesday forecast and also going to get pretty breezy with southwest at 40 miles per hour and put edge on temperatures, could make it feel cooler and start out with partial sun before the clouds get really thick this afternoon and 9:00 a.m. 35 and 11:00 a.m. 44 and upper 40s for the afternoon but again we will see mostly cloudy and couple of showers and have mostly cloudy skies forming first just a spot shower out that way, there's the risk
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around the boston area, don't see much in future cast because there won't be very many showers and steady lighter rain midnight and out the of here and don't be surprised to see flurries on tail end of the whole thing and wednesday watch out for couple flurries as well, 48 in beverly and boston and 47 in spots like lawrence, 42 in worcester, a little bit cooler out west where the clouds roll in first, nashua and keene at about 43 and southeastern mass, how about 50s in plymouth, norwood, new bedford, the vineyard, even 47 in chatham, so really mild, but between the snow melt today and risk for rain showers and watch for couple icy spots on the road where things are refrozen and tomorrow melting continues, highs back into the lower 40s, we have a couple flurries, especially north and west of boston across mass, new hampshire border and no
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a couple flurries around town in particular during the afternoon. thursday morning is going to start with sunshine but got one clipper to keep eye on to spread light snow and this is the nor'easter i was telling you about yesterday which tells you it is going to be mostly offshore and wiggle room for both system and that's where the risk of snow coming into play, sunday brighter of the two days over the weekend with temps back at 45. back to you guys. >> gene: 7:20. it was an international crisis cruise ship capsizing. and haunting images coming up. it keeps happening.
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two weeks ago and bernie sanders also dropped by two points to 37% and 10% remain undecided. last night sanders, clinton and mitt romney took part in rally. >> i don't know if you were born in '93 and '94 but if you had been around and been able to pay attention, i was trying to get us to universal healthcare coverage working with my husband. >> ideas i'm talking about are not radical ideas. we may raise taxes but we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for business. >> sara: o'malley has 1% in that poll and iowa caucus voters to look to him as a new leader.
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john kasich getting big boost for republican nomination. the paper praised him for running largely positive campaign and being willing to compromise for results. >> gene: campaign sign in new hampshire and police getting involved. man put donald trump for president sign in his lawn and spray-painted on the sign and also the symbols for peace in islam and homeowner says the vandalism won't change his mind about supporting trump. >> we are not going to be intimidated and porter who we -- support who we wanted to support and this is america. >> gene: fbi may also get involved in the search of the suspect. >> sara: cofounders of ben and jerry's created a ice cream in honor of politics. bernie's earnings.
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: and welcome back, everybody, it is tuesday, january 26th and maybe this date rings a belt with you on the right, check it out the, that was happening one year ago today. winter of misery started with a storm on this day but on the left this is what we got today. clear skies and its warming up. a beautiful thing and it is the type of anniversary we don't like to celebrate. right?
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you're talking about. >> sara: put it in box and close the door. >> shiri: average snows fivisms a day for month of february. this is what started today last year. two to 3 feet of snow between boston and worcester, north shore, south shore, it was a disaster. right now wind coming up from the south and southwest today and this is going to pull in all this warm air from the southern united states and send the temperatures into well above average range. it is going to get a little blustery in there which could make it feel a little cooler but i promise you will like the temperatures today, 32 right now in worcester still this hour, 28 in chelmsford, got 31 in boston, 35 in milton, 26 in natick, 27 westford, a lot of the burbs in the 20s including hanover and norton and sandwich 40 , like the sound of that and if you want it in your town you will get it today. now at 31 zipped up to 45
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noon time, winds will gust around 40 miles per hour and that's why i'm saying not calculate a wind chill but times feel cooler, 37 later today and hour-by-hour through the afternoon showers coming up. julie grauert standing by with sky fox. >> julie: this is a new tractor-trailer trailer accident in woburn, 128 northbound at 38 and several tow trucks on scene and the main road. here is the map and seeing a little bit of delay approaching that accident site and also in the usual spot on 128 southbound as you approach the cloverleaf. earlier tractor-trailer accident still as you could see heavy volume right now on the expressway north and southbound near furnace brook parkway and even though the hov lane open, breakdown lane still closed.
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an hour on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 34 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike and hour on 128 southbound peabody to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: police say a fight over a parking spot sparked a shooting in dorchester. >> the suspect was angry that the driver parked in the plowed scott -- spot. witnesses helped. >> they know who they are looking for but this morning the search for him continues. >> came out and guy was on the floor, laying on the floor. >> jessica: violent afternoon in dorchester where man shot another leaving him bleeding in the streets. police confirmed to fox25 it is
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the toyota camera moments before. >> obviously the individual that did the shooting was in his spot. >> jessica: two got into an argument with the 27-year-old suspect pulling the gun and shooting the victim in the stomach. >> it came really fast. >> jessica: suspect took off and another house on the block. police searched that home, the woman that lives there shot the cell phone video terrified telling the crews two kids were still inside. >> guns drawn, riot gear on, people down and back who had the shields. >> jessica: she says she knows the suspect but has no idea where he might be this morning. >> all i can tell you that individual has always been kind to me and always been kind to my children.
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shot in the stolen and expected to survive and taken to brigham recover. >> gene: bomb calls prompted late night searches and at least three of the stores that got calls are right where you are. >> catherine: photographer can pan, and walgreens not too far from the shaw's and walgreens received a threat, not entirely 100% shore if it is the one nearby and waiting to confirm store and police investigating the threats at these stores that we just mentioned in this area plus others. several locations in weymouth
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location was the police station. stop & shop and wal-mart where we are received a threat as well as shaw's across the street and other threats came into south shore hospital, 7-eleven and walgreens and police say the threat started coming in around 8:30 last night in the form of automated calls. south shore hospital posted on facebook and tweeted about the incident last night writing to be caucus automated call received and all patients and staff safe. hour later the hospital tweeted security teams have cleared the hospital and building is safe. i do have a call into weymouth police this morning to find out where the investigation stands. however, we do know this isn't the first time weymouth police have had to deal with automated phone call bomb threats like these. live in weymouth, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: happening today a high-profile murder case finally
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beloved restaurant owner tony wu was found stabbed and strangled in ipswich in 2011. two massachusetts men were charged in his murder and third manmade a plea deal. state police crime lab work was called into question. opening statements begin today. >> gene: transit police posting a man that's considered armed and dangerous after shooting two people at the maverick blue line "t" station. the shooting happened after an argument and shut down after the evening commute and police say both are expected to be okay. >> sara: officers arrested j.j. wharton early saturday at irish pub for allegedly groping two women and investigators said
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and knocked him unconscious. wharton said he brushed the behind. >> gene: there's a culture of racial insensitivity on campus. the students released youtube video urging other kids to share their own experiences at the school. >> neglect things about color and does nothing about it. >> gene: headmaster released statement saying we recognize there's issues and work to be
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someone feels neglect is unfair. >> sara: lindsay mcdonald on private honor guard that was not affiliated with the school. hit with flag and started paining days later. after mcdonald was diagnosed with concussion and missed several practices her coach sent a text saying she was cut from the team. >> i wanted to be the better person. i didn't know if i should scream or if i should burst out in tears. girl says she missed more than three practices and still on the team. >> gene: making a payment through a prepaid debit card or electricity will be turned off. eversource says they had never
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card or never meet customers at store where they sell the card. and this compares to men pretending to be national grid workers. >> gene: general electric signed first lease in seaport and decided to set up temporary headquarters on fans worth street in channel point area and location will not be decided the company's permanent headquarters though. earlier this month ge was to move to boston from fairfield, connecticut. >> sara: brandeis plans on tearing down most of the old castle by next year. the castle is one of the university's oldest buildings and school officials say they need to make room for new residents hauls. the plan will preserve two of
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hall will be torn down. >> julie: southbound delays plaguing us as well because of earlier tractor-trailer jackknife right at furnace brook parkway. i will have look at drive time in a moment. first here is shiri. >> shiri: gusts about 26 miles per hour in worcester area, come on cape as well but look at how dusty it turns for all of us today, gusts 30 to 40 miles per hour later on and break downwind and he at times very wet forecast next sunglasses look at this. apartments teetering on the edge and why some residents are refusing even though they could fall into the ocean at any moment. gene: dog story one of the most shared.
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announcer: where do you line up with john kasich on the issues? take the kasich quiz! forced obamacare expansion in ohio. voted for massive defense cuts and defended the process that closed pease air force base, which cost thousands of local jobs.
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on spending of any governor in the country - republican or democrat. john kasich - wrong on new hampshire issues. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. >> gene: small central
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enlifts environmental activist to help with oil giant. charlton is hoping that erin brockovich will take up the case exxon mobile contaminated water with gasoline when it leaked from two underground fuel tanks in the '80s and '90s. brockovich became famous when julia roberts played her in a movie. gene: island in quabbin reservoir could be the new home to venomous snakes. we told you about rattle snake island. has many people worried says no human in modern times has been killed or seriously injured by a rattle snake.
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and snakes haven't fared so well. >> similar efforts have been used to support the population of bald eagles and turtles. >> sara: this morning police across the region asking for help find out who abused this dog and left it out in the freezing cold. the dog was found in dedham where low temperatures were single digits to start the day. fox25 daniel miller joins us now with more on the dog's condition this morning. >> daniel: two-year-old pitbull was found frail and emaciated. found him on bridge street in dedham. they rushed the starving dog in walpole. from the video you could see how skinny he is. his name is stitch and will be up for adoption once better. this is on one of the top
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this case. now, the person who abandoned stitch could face felony charges in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: massachusetts family dog five years to be adopted. moose has been shelter on virgin islands and since rigorous screening 160 other dogs were adopted ahead of him. massachusetts woman read about moose and will adopt him and fly him to the family. >> gene: captain of the norton wrestling team undefeated but took on student from dighton rarobeeth with special needs.
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for his sportsmanship. >> julie: expressway northbound at granite avenue, that is slowing things down. right now 93 south i built this map to show you how steady and heavy the volume was cloverleaf and brand-new accident on 93 south right at route 128 main street as head through the medford area that's going to contribute to longer than usual degree times. route 1 in saugus, bright out there but bumper-to-bumper as you approach lynn fells parkway. here are live drive times, hour on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. braintree split to the pike and hour and ten minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. as you head out the door, you can enjoy the quiet skies right now because meteorologist shiri spear is telling us about incoming showers. >> shiri: sunglasses ride into work but drive you have -- home
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the windshield wipe and this is a system through town and pennsylvania and new york because temperatures there still very chilly when it arrives for us it is going to be warm enough to support just plain rain here, guys. late-morning we will see a couple of showers in southern vermont where you see the quicker clouds point north and west of boston here by noon time today. there's slight risk we will see a shower, better chance as afternoon goes on but showers are going to be so few and far between most of us stay dry. once we hit the evening hours that chance of rain is really going to stay fobsed southeastern massachusetts, south of boston and say from dinner time straight through midnight we will have a light rain that develops there stretching all the way down to the cape and islands but by midnight it is pulling out, wouldn't be surprised if whole things ends with couple of flurries and see that the clouds do continue to -- pretty decent extent and overnight hours, now 31 in boston with partly sunny
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stronger this afternoon and oprah winfrey though you can see temperatures working up to 44 and 46 by 1:00 p.m., add a little bit of wind and probably going to feel cooler and caught by the breeze it might not feel like it is 50 this afternoon, even though got 50 for afternoon high in norwood and plymouth and new bedford, 49 hyannis, got this upper 40s into boston, lawrence and portsmouth, new hampshire at 47 , middle 40s in manchester over to fitchburg, cooler at worcester at 42 and keene, new hampshire at 43 and turn cloudier for you folks first. tomorrow melting will continue because we got temps in the lower 40s. sorry, guys. no 50s in your forecast tomorrow but i do have some flurries out there. especially up across mass, new hampshire border, not going to amount to anything but something we will see around tomorrow afternoon. on the flip side thursday morning starts out with lots of sunshine, clouds increase during the day and this is the system
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we traveled into friday and nor'easter i was telling but yesterday. currently looks like it will be mostly missed but because both the systems have wiggle room now it is going to be fine-tuning a lot here in the next couple of days. 47 today with couple of spot showers tomorrow and flurries at 40 and friday saturday i will continue with flurries. sunday warmer 45 and late monday the rain is back in the picture. back to you guys. >> sara: coming up at 8:00 what sparked violent confrontation in middle of busy road.
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>> gene: watch carefully, you can see the defendant charge and attack the prosecutor. deputies tackled the man and man had been guilty of criminal sexual contact and facing more
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>> sara: 14 cadets suspended because of photographs surfaced last month. many say they look like members of the kkk. they claim they were trying to dress as ghosts and now expanding racial sensitivity and ethical decision making training and they are pushing for the removal of confederate flag from the chapel. sara: two former disney employees filed lawsuits against the company saying they were illegally replaced by foreign workers. they worked it jobs in walt disney world and given 90 days to train replacements and if they didn't they wouldn't receive severance pay. disney has not responded to allegation. >> gene: ten of the families lost loved ones aboard a churchen cargo ship settled lawsuits. el faro on way to puerto rico when it sunk on the coast of the bahamas. one family did not accept the settlement says the company
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>> gene: grocery stores and pharmacies to make sure people are safe. where the investigation is heading this morning. >> michael: fire crews still in quincy 20 some hours. >> sara: coach cut her because she suffered a concussion doing what she loved. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: good morning, everybody, it is tuesday, january 26th. thank you for joining us, i'm sara underwood. >> gene: i'm genevieve philip. we have good news this morning. put away the hat and gloves at least for one day.
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>> gene: temperature sure to make today a little more enjoyable. >> sara: warmest one i can squeeze out all week, so let's enjoy it while week. 33 in boston right now, still hanging on to loots of 20s on the map and spots like bedford, 23 , fitchburg 25, national naush, new hampshire at 21, but look at what's happening in even worcester at 33 , plymouth 38, 42 in chatham and warm-up is happening today. it is up ahead of the storm system, most of the snow attached to it stay off into canada, going to be amply warm enough we squeeze out rain drops from this one. at 10:00 this morning, let's look at temperatures mid to upper 30s, yes, you heard me right, noon time mid to upper 40s and lots of 50s in southeastern massachusetts this afternoon but even points north and west where your highs are limited to the 40s, way above average, see 5:00 p.m. how most areas are dry, going to be tracking spot showers and get
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live drive time traffic, and julie, you have a new accident out there? >> julie: yes, tell you good news, all lanes of furnace brook parkway have been reopened. breakdown lane was closed for sometime and far right lane was closed because of an earlier tractor-trailer accident. we do have this accident, that's what shiri was talking about, on the expressway northbound near granite avenue. shifting north -- that accident cleared 93 south, main street in medford area. live look at the zakim bridge, leverett connector seeing high volume right now. over to the live drive times, 40 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin, hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and hour on 128 southbound from tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> sara:. >> gene: this morning there's a new investigation underway on
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businesses got same threat. they all got the all clear before anyone could return this morning. shopping center on middle street where several stores are open now this morning. good morning, catherine. >> catherine: good morning. stores here opened an hour ago, quiet up until this point and some are surprised to find out what happened, stop & shop and wal-mart next door, they both received some of the bomb threats. weymouth police investigating the threats there plus others. several locations in weymouth received these bomb threats. one location was the police station. the stop & shop and wal-mart where we are received a threat as well as the shaw's across the street and cvs, 7-eleven and walgreens. threat started coming in 8:30 last night in form of automated calls. south shore hospital tweeted about the incident last night writing to be caution south shore hospital and weymouth pd checking hospital after automated call received and all
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an hour later the hospital tweeted security teams have cleared the hospital and the building is safe. i have a call into weymouth police this morning to try to find out where the investigation stands right now. in the meantime this isn't the first time weymouth police have had to respond to threats like this, even this month. tell you more about that coming up next half hour. for now live in weymouth, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning boston police are still searching for a man accused of shooting another man in dispute over a parking spot. on fox25 news at 10:00, we showed you new video of police going door to door searching for that suspect on nightingale street in dorchester. the shooting happened around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. the victim is expected to recover. police say they know who the shooter is but so far have not released his name. go to the scene live in 30 minutes. whitman man has to hand over his gun after a road rage incident in plymouth. prosecutors say he shot his gun
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the man's attorney says the plow was veering into his jeep so he fired a warning shot. he is due back in court next month. >> gene: explosion and fire has rocked a water treatment plant in quincy and hours after firefighters were first called to the scene, the hot spots are still burning. we brought this to you as breaking news yesterday afternoon and this morning fox25 michael henrich is live outside the plant with a look at why it is so hard to fight this fire. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning. it is so hard because it is underground. that's where the explosion actually happened. trooper blocking the path and further down the road you see fire crews are on scene and that's because as mwra spokesperson tweeted out about 40 minutes ago, the fire here, situation here is still smoldering. sky fox overhead the massachusetts water resources authority plant in quincy. smoke billowing over the boston
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put out the fire at wastewater treatment facility. >> maintenance crews working down in the bowels, three or four stories down in the groundworking on what's called the odorcontrol. at some point something went wrong and subsequent fire. >> michael: the blast hurt five mwra workers sending them to the hospital with trouble breathing and eye irritation yesterday afternoon. they are expected to be okay. the sewage plant on nut island treats half the water on the south shore. power to the plant had been shut down but the mwra says residents should know drinking water and sewer service will not be affected. >> thankfully it goes with gravity bypass that will kick in if we need it, bypass the station and continue, so no environmental issue at all. >> michael: fire officials have not released an exact cause of the explosion itself. it is still under investigation
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might have something to do with a fan in the system. all that said, i have been in touch with the mwra spokesperson this morning. threw a bunch of questions her way, and i'm told she says she will get back to us shortly with some answers, so expect that update soon. we will have another report for you in about an hour. live in quincy, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning police are working to see if see medical emergency caused bus to go crashing into an auto parts store. we were on the scene just after this happened last night. two passengers and driver of the rhode island public transit authority bus were all taken to injuries. police say the bus hit a telephone pole and veered across four lanes of traffic before slamming into the building. the three people inside the bus were trapped for an hour before firefighters could get to them. bus was removed last night which caused roof to cave in and part of the building to collapse. >> gene: happening today local
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family of fallen marine back home. christopher orlando was among 12 service members who died when two helicopters crashed in training mission off the coast of hawaii last week. this evening hingham police will escort the family back to town. friends and supporters planned on lining streets showing support at 7:00 p.m. and fox25 will be there. gene: more financial fears across the globe. overnight major index in china dropped more than 6%. in japan nikkei drop 2% and similar losses reported in hong yesterday the dow dropped more than 200 points and we will see how wall street reacts when the markets open a little bit later on this morning at 9:30. >> sara: happening today people that ride the "t" will have a chance to sound off about fare hikes. first would increase fares by nearly 7% and second would be closer to 10%.
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hearing on proposal held in lynn last night and many riders say riders will not fix the big problems. >> transit systems are like circulation systems and adding fare increase will add cholesterol to the blood system and jams it up and nothing works right as a result. he used bell you used as timer and each person got three minutes to get the point across. the state transportation secretary says the "t" needs to do better and believes the fare increases will help with that. a second meeting will be held at the west middle school auditorium in brockton that takes place at 6:00 tonight. teachers in the bay state are making the grade according to statewide educator evaluations. about 86% of teachers in massachusetts were graded as proficient and about 10% of all teachers were exemplary and put into place three years ago to provide teachers with more feedback on how they are doing in the classroom.
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patriots not wasting any time making changes following loss in afc championship game to the broncos. offensive line coach david deguglielmo has been fired after two seasons on the job. he is a native of lexington. on sunday the o line allowed tom brady quarterback to be hit invent times pip the broncos defense. that was most on any quarterback on any game this season. gene: this is how tom brady is recovering from that beating. last night giselle posted on facebook showed brady playing with two of his children. i can't handle it, so much love. #family. earlier she sent out a tweet thanking for supporting tom. gene: demand for super bowl l reaching record levels. seat geek more than $5,000 for a seat. this year's game is in san francisco area, santa clara, to be exact, which is the home
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as you know by now, it will be panthers and broncos on sunday, february 7th. >> julie: >> shiri: still got 20s in the burbs right now, 30 next hour and 35 and i will team out the incoming showers when we come back. >> sara: an entire apartment building about to at all into the ocean and why some people say they have no option but to stay inside their homes. >> gene: three dangerous inmates still on the run after breaking out of a maximum security pri announcer: where do you line up with john kasich on the issues? take the kasich quiz! forced obamacare expansion in ohio. voted for massive defense cuts and defended the process that closed pease air force base, which cost thousands of local jobs. even had the worst rating on spending of any governor
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>> gene: right now police across california on the lookout for these three men. they a bold escape from a maximum security prison and they were held for maximum crimes. >> daniel: three inmates escaped squeezing through tunnels and broke out of the jail on friday. two of the men facing charges of murder and attempted murder and thought to have ties to vietnamese gangs and third charged with kidnapping and torture and say the men escaped by cutting through quarter inch metal plate and squeezed through cramped unsecured plumbing tunnels to the roof and used bed sheets and towels to repair 50 feet to the ground. >> these three are extremely dangerous felons and need to be apprehended and brought back into custody immediately. >> daniel: three security
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to escape to freedom from the concrete facility. jail official say it is not clear this morning if the inmates had help from inside. now, this morning officials believe the fight that broke out friday night may have been staged to delay discovery of their escape. we will keep you updated awe morning on the seven. daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: hillary clinton's lead in democratic primary getting even smaller. clinton at 49% among democratic primary voters across the state. that's down from 54% just two weeks ago. bernie sanders also dropped by two points. the 37%, 10% still undecided and last night sanders, clinton and mitt romney -- martin o'malley took part in town hall meeting.
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of solid chocolate. >> julie: good morning, maine roadways. 93 south average speeds 11 miles per hour from woburn through medford into somerville. 11 miles per hour seems to be the consistent speed we are seeing because you're going to see that on the expressway as well, head northbound from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road and as you can see here, a little bit of slowing as you approach the braintree split over from route 1 in norwood and even 95. here is live look at the expressway, this isn't problematic this morning because of that tractor-trailer accident it has since been cleared in the southbound lanes near furnace brook parkway. here are live drive times, hour on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 27 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 51 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us from the fox25 stormtracker weather center and,
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and patchy showers this afternoon. >> shiri: rain showers which is a totally different story we had one year ago. one year ago today it all started. it was the start of our snowiest winter ever and the result, the snow that fell between today, twenty-sixth and twenty-eighth, 3 feet in spots like auburn, hudson, we had over 30 inches of snow in methuen, sharon, south boston and plymouth. on the flip side today our warmest day of the week in the forecast. more dry than wet spots just plain rain showers and this breezy southwest wind will sometimes gust up to 40 which makes it breezy but also helps to really warm the temperatures to well above average ranges because taking it heat and pulling into new england and even though you see pink on the map in new york and pennsylvania still cold enough to get icing there by the time it reaches us here, it is going to be in the form of rain because it is going to be mild. i mean 10:00 a.m., 37 , partly sunny skies, clouds really thicken up this afternoon, noon time we get boston up to 45,
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through the afternoon hours, not going to assign the risk of rain to any particular hour because afternoon the chances there and see spots of green mostly to the north and west of boston here at lunchtime, through the afternoon there will be risk in boston, metrowest and suburbs and 7:00 at night the risk going to sink down to the south and southeastern massachusetts, so some patch showers, this is light stuff which is why it is all green, but patch showers here from the south shore down to the cape, islands, southcoast, through about midnight, that's going to be the end of it. i wouldn't be surprised if you're at midnight to end the whole thing, pull in couple flurries, but nothing measurable, nothing really sticking. so 46 today in boston and beverly, 48 in plymouth and norwood, 42 in worcester, 44 fitchburg, lower 40s keene to nashua, over to portsmouth, new hampshire but 50s nantucket and might be couple
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but with 30s back overnight, we have to watch out for refreezing. so some of the sidewalks, maybe the back roads could be a little bit slippery, high temperatures tomorrow do easily work their way into the 40s. we got some flurries in your wednesday forecast, be at 40 on thursday as well with partly sunny skies and then on friday that's when we will be watching the next storm system now pulling in the chance for light snow, but you can see yesterday's nor'easter we were tracking almost completely out to sea and separate system coming up across the u.s. canada border that has the risk for light snow and flurries again on saturday. back to you guys. >> gene: 8:21. beautiful building could soon be no more. why local university says the castle must go.
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his arm and called the picture, quote, carmen's debut and he was recovering from being gored and some say he should be in trouble for it. gene: blood hound had been let out in yard in alabama and wandered off and right into the path of runners and dog crashed the race and ended up finishing seventh and no idea what's going on until she saw pictures starting to pop up on facebook. that is one tired dog there tongue hanging and wagging. >> cutest thing ever.
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all over facebook and twit and her trying to cross a newly open highway in ecuador and got spooked. the sloth was found by a transit police officer and taken to a vet and released back into the wild. i just have to say thank goodness the guy is hanging out in ecuador. >> julie: i don't like heights but that's what i would be doing if uncomfortable. >> julie: back to work for mark zuckerberg and announceed what should i wear? it is filled with gray t-shirts and hoodies. zuckerberg has been like every other doting parent on his facebook page and posted picture after picture of new daughter max and latest one of of
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>> sara: i eat this stuff up. like giselle posting the one. it is precious. >> sara: people in california are ignoring orleans district court to leave their homes even though home could plunge into ocean at any time. homes are at edge of giant clip, just south of san francisco. series of storms have watched away what was left of the property. thanks to el nino more storms are expected over the next month the apartments have been condemned by city inspectors. but few residents, believe it or not, remain inside, and they say they have no why to go. anyone that stays could face criminal charges. my advice, just go. >> julie: criminal charges or death i would think. very dangerous and scary. shiri, with the weather, you can't mess with the weather. do what it says and keep your distance.
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been crediting el nino for warmer days this winter, starting out 20s and 30s widths partly cloudy skies, headed home from work it is going to be close to 50 for some of you with chance for rain. i will take you through the forecast next. >> jessica: man shot in dorchester and it find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories. america runs on dunkin'. you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get
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>> sara: check this out, the beginning what would be the stringest snow storms ever to hit boston and on your right pretty nice day out there as we will be flirting, get this, with 50 across the area. >> shiri: rain drops but no snowflakes and check out this. check out map i have for you. that had be two to 3 feet of
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falling today and impacted eastern, central massachusetts, southeastern new hampshire, thank goodness for the south winds because they will start to heat things up, even now worcester climbing 33 , boylston at 30, north grafton 33, 25 in londonderry, new hampshire, 20s in spots like westford and tewksbury and natick at 27 but boston at 33, we got lynn and milton in middle 30s, hanover 33 and sandwich at 40. decent range in temperatures and 45 , it will turn mostly cloudy, get a couple spot showers here during the afternoon hours but going to break down the hot spots near 50 coming up and things over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, how is the volume looking. >> shiri: heavy volume on the expressway southbound because of an accident that occurred five in the morning. >> julie: since been cleared but southbound delays lingering around furnace brook parkway.
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south as you head through medford and into somerville and 128 southbound sluggish as you approach 93 and the cloverleaf. here is live look at route 1 in saugus. looks a little better than last time we checked in but still shoplift. over to your live drive times, 36 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin and 51 minutes 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and almost an hour on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: dorchester fight over a parking spot ends in gun fire and this morning police still looking to track down the gunman jessica reyes live in dorchester with a look at how a bit of shoveling set off the violence. jess? >> jessica: police say shot the victim in the suspect and
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>> shot and then came out and guy was on the floor, laying on the floor. >> jessica: violent afternoon in dorchester where police say a man shot man in dorchester leaving him bleeding in the street and all because of where he parked the toyota camera moments before. >> obviously the individual that did the shooting wasn't happy that he was in his spot. >> jessica: witnesses say the two got into an argument that ended with 27-year-old suspect pulling a gun and shooting the victim in the stomach. >> we know he was not dead. >> jessica: suspect took off and ran into another house up the block. police searched that home. the woman that lived there shot the cell phone video terrified and two kids were still inside. >> they had guns drawn, full riot gear on -- there were people down and back who had
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>> jessica: she knows the suspect but in idea where he would be this morning. >> all i can tell you the individual they were looking for has always been kind to me and always kind to my children. >> jessica: and police say the victim was shot in the stomach and was seriously injured. however, expected to survive and recovering at brigham & women's hospital. live in dorchester, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: police officer searched several local businesses following a string of bomb threats. this morning back to business as usual for the stores as police work to track down the person responsible. fox25 catherine parrotta live in weymouth with details that prompted scare at an entire hospital. good morning, catherine. >> catherine: good morning, gene. this morning we are here on shopping plaza more stores received by stores here and haven't found anybody to go on camera to give thoughts about all of this and been speaking with customers going in and out of stores and a lot of them
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among stores received threats, wal-mart over my shoulder, also the stop & shop and just across the street as we can pan that way, shaw's supermarket and a lot of stores in close proximity investigating all of those threats this morning, plus others. several locations in weymouth received bomb threats, one was police station. stop & shop in wal-mart where we are received threats as well as the shaw's across the street. other threats came into south shore hospital, cvs, 7-eleven and walgreens. police say the threats started coming in around 8:30 last night in the form of automated calls. this isn't the first time weymouth police dealt with threats like these and similar bomb threats target weymouth schools and buildings were evacuated so police could search them. in all of these instances we want to emphasize they quickly cleared all the locations and
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and one location in particular taken to social media while the incident was unfolding to try to reassure people that might be affected by that and bring you that story next half hour and live in weymouth, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: height profile murder case finally goes to trial. tony wu found strangled inside his majestic dragon restaurant. crime lab work wag called into question. opening statements begin today. >> gene: 8:37, transit police posting a picture of man that could be armed and dangerous. essuspected shooting two men at the maverick e line blue station last week. shooting happened after an argument and shut down part of the evening commute and we were on the scene as this was breaking.
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are expected to be okay. police hoping surveillance pictures will help track down two men with a store clerk and one behind a counter attics in everett and other strikes clerk with but the of a gun and both took off with cash. >> sara: officers arrested j.j. wharton early saturday at an irish pub for groping two women. wharton says he accidently brushed a girl's behind and claimed self-defense for punching the other man. >> gene: dozens of students at boston latin high school dressed in black yesterday. they say there's a culture of racial insensitive on campus and students released youtube video
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own experiences at the school. >> twit and her facebook to put out racial slurs and negative things about students of color and headmaster and then does nothing about it. >> gene: boston mayor marty walsh promised a district wide investigation and headmaster of boston latin say we recognize there are issues and acknowledge there's work to be done and i care deeply when i feel anyone feels their experience has been unfair. >> sara: local 14-year-old says she got a concussion and then got cut from her team. this is story on fox25. lindsay mcdonald on private hanker guard that's not associated with the school. she was hit in the back of the head with 6-foot flag in practice and started fainting days later. after she was diagnosed with concussion her coach sent her this text saying she was cut from the team. >> i wanted to be the better
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i didn't know if i should scream or if i should just like burst out in tears. >> sara: mcdonald's coach says she was cut for missing too many practices and other members missed three practices and they are still another team. sara: brandeis university saying they are making big changes on campus. plan on tearing down most of the old castle by next year. castle one of the university's oldest buildings and school officials say they need to make room for new residents halls. the plan will preserve two of the tours and hall will be torn down. >> julie: good morning, everyone, on the expressway looking at 22 minute commute from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road. shiri? >> shiri: right now we are seeing gusts over the cape. we have winds gusting teens and 20s and look at what happens this afternoon. we have winds that gust 30, if not 40 miles per hour, very
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we will pair the winds with a couple showers next. >> sara: stuck inside with nothing to do and how cooped working overtime with the big blizzard over the weekend. >> gene: planned parenthood
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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. >> sara: planned parenthood has been cleared of any wrongdoing in videos. texas grand jury indicted activists who shot inside a clinic.
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reps who wanted to buy aborted research. they will face charges for tampering with government records and misdemeanor charge for organs. sara: watch carefully the defendant charged and attacked the prosecutor. tackled the man as man threw punches and man went on the attack just been found guilty of criminal sexual contact and now face more charges because of this attack. >> gene: case of road rage leads to wild fight in street in texas. watch as two men start to argue at red line. one gets out of car with a baseball bat and both start swinging at each other wildly and witnesses started recording with their smartphones. >> got up to bat. >> gene: fight quickly ended
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gene: new guidelines transgender athletes could compete without having surgery. female to male athletes should be allowed to compete in men men's competition. governing body of each sport must still approve guideline. >> sara: pitbull starving out in the cold and someone could help them find the owner. fox25 daniel miller is live in the newsroom with a look at how this dog is doing this morning. >> daniel: two-year-old pitbull found frail and emaciated and rescuers hoping to find him a good home. someone found the dog inside a plastic tub on bridge street in dedham. the animal rescue league rushed the starving dog to vet clinic in walpole. you can see how skinny the dog is. he has been named stitch and
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is healthy again. >> if the dog wandered off probably wouldn't have survived more than a few hours. >> daniel: state police and animal rescue league are investigating and many of you are talking about the case and person who abandoned stitch could face felony charges. daniel miller, fox25 news. >> julie: accident on 128 southbound 225 bedford street in lexington slowing things down just a little bit. another accident on the pike eastbound and commonwealth ave and steady heavy red line backing up past the weston tolls expressway very problematic this way both north and southbound because of that earlier accident near furnace brook parkway and as you can see, southbound lanes still just crawling northbound pretty typical volume there. here are live drive times. an hour on the pike from the
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tunnel and that is much slower than usual. usually it is an hour from 495 to the pike. so average speeds 12 miles per hour, avoid the pike right now, 22 minutes on route 9 from 495 to speen street and hour on 128 southbound route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us from the fox25 stormtracker weather center and enjoy this dry weather while it lasts because you're keeping an eye out for some rain drops. >> shiri: absolutely. widely scattered showers this afternoon which means this nice bright forecast and not going to be a wash out by any means and system trudging toward us and although there's pink right now in new york and pennsylvania because it is cold as the rain falls and things are icing over by the time the rain gets here, it is going to be warmer, going to be above freezing, just green on the map and green goes along with the lighter showers. starting at noon time well north and west of boston out into western massachusetts,
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southern vermont, that's where we have the risk and entire area has the threat for passing shower this afternoon and i just expect about let's say 80% of us to stay dry this afternoon. after dinner time tonight the threat is going to be focused south of boston, so southeastern massachusetts, you will see the green continuing until possibly midnight or so. still it is going to be very scattered here, it is going to be relatively light, anywhere from a trace up to a tenth of rain and staying light, guys. 33 right now in boston, clouds creeping in extend to be high and thin right now which means it feels pretty bright right now, winds 10 miles per hour will be strengthening, gusts today at 40 and at times it is going to knock a couple degrees off when start talking about wind chills and feels like temperature, but hey, with 46 coming to town in boston don't feel like we will have complaints about temperatures, 46 boston and framingham, 48 in plymouth and norwood, 49 hyannis and even 50
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we got middle 40s in spots like portsmouth, new hampshire, manchester at 43, fitchburg 44 and worcester at 42 and clouds will thicken up from west to east and see things fade a little faster out west. tomorrow we will not see any 50s out there again. that's one day deal and things will still be meting. that mean we have the cycle where we get the melting and things tend to freeze up during the night and slippery spots tomorrow morning and this is tomorrow during the day on and off clouds, expecting couple flurries up across the mass, new hampshire border and then into thursday we start with the sunshine but we have to keep a close eye on this weather system as it comes toward us, it is going to possibly spread in some light snow into the friday. this is the nor'easter i was telling you about yesterday. and at this point looks like mostly missed but wiggle room with both storm so this is something we will have a close eye on as we head toward the end
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on airbnb and custom built igloo but pulled the site saying igloo while very well constructed failed to meet the occupancy standards. >> sara: millions of people found a way to spend their time. the dating app happen says usage surged during saturday's storm. the allowed people to walk by one another to connect. during the snow messaging in new york city went up 139% weekend before and in philadelphia the app saw a 300 and 42% surge. it has 10 million users. gene:. >> gene: people watching tv, 1.3 million comcast customers used exhibit xfinity on demand and it is a record on simultaneous views and baltimore and washington d.c. where they
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