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protect could be years away. >> sara: donald trump does battle with fox news hours before the debate he refuses to attend. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: and good morning, everybody, it is 7:00 now on thursday morning, twenty-eighth day of january, appreciate you being with us this morning, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. you're going to need the sunglasses this morning and lots of layers. meteorologist shiri spear tells us this will be the best looking morning of the week, and shiri, might look nice, but it feels really cold out there. >> shiri: 20s are back, colder than it was yesterday, could tell you that for sure, right now we got 20 in worcester but down to 16 in bedford, 17 in fitchburg and 18 in plymouth, boston at 27 and chatham at 22 and a lot of burbs sinking into of the teens right
morning and thankfully in future cast has us warming into 30 9:00 a.m. and mid to upper 30s by noon time today, in come some of the afternoon clouds that we do stay dry, and check out what happens overnight tonight. we got clouds and by the morning commute tomorrow, this time tomorrow, we got rain along the coastline and flurries a little further inland. so 38 to 44 today, going to be chilly and sunny as you wake up with the increasing clouds and i'm going to tell you how much snow to plan around not whole lot coming up in a couple minutes. catherine parrotta standing by with live drive time traffic, and you got a couple incidents right now. >> catherine: yeah, one of which popping up on the pike. big map 93 sluggish in both directions there, jammed up in spots between quincy and boston. let's get over to the pike though, first of all, a little bit slow through framingham, only 33 miles per hour, then there's this, this is stalled vehicle, it is westbound. this is near washington street, not seeing any delays behind it, and then i just wanted to shift a little bit this way, western
well, route 3 memorial drive, we keep an eye on two incidents for you. also just want to let you know about this, red line is resuming service after the disabled piece of equipment, still a couple delays there, so keep that in mind, look at camera, this is traffic as on the expressway past the gas tank, moving typically as it might at this hour of the morning and here you are, drive times here. on route 1 from 1 route 128 to the trouble, jammed up 27 minutes, 93, 45 minutes, 12833 minute right for you. >> gene: continue to follow major investigation in norton this morning. police are working two crimes scenes just miles apart as they say the driver of the truck crashed into the woods on 495 after hitting another driver head on. >> sara: he has reportedly on the run from the apartment building where his estranged wife was found stabbed to death. fox25 stephanie coueignoux is live outside the apartment building with new details from neighbors overnight. stephanie, they are devastated. >> stephanie: this is
are telling us three children are now without a mother, and now that the son has come up, take a look, you could see children's bikes just outside the apartment complex, but again, the police were here for hours, they left just about two officers responded. now, take a look, these are some photos of the victim. this is julie meede and again her estranged husband, martin mcdonald of weymouth, now charged with the murder. police were called here at 7:30 last night, and once they arrived they found meede stabbed to death and three young children in the same apartment. now, police are also investigating this second scene which they say is also connected this is video of two car crash on route 495. the d.a.'s office saying that after mcdonald stabbed his estranged wife he sped away from the scene and eventually crashed into a car. the driver of that car seriously injured. now, just about 40 minutes ago i
lived next door for the last year. he told us the estranged couple always seemed quiet and peaceful, and again, he says what is so heartbreaking is three young children are now without a mother. >> my thoughts and prayers for the kids and everybody that's involved in the whole situation. it is a shame. should never happen. >> stephanie: and mcdonald is set to be arraigned in court later on today. meantime, coming up in 30 minutes, the person who police say first called them to alert them about this stabbing. in norton, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. >> gene: also developing this morning a murder case in virginia now part of a shooting investigation here. police are trying to find the mother-in-law of a murder suspect who shot himself while u.s. marshall tried to arrest him in fitchburg. dana william suffered critical injuries and is in the hospitalized. police say william kidnapped his mother-in-law, olene brooks, from her home in virginia. now, her husband was killed and other family members were held
>> tied in separate rooms. >> gene: william has two children with the daughter of the kidnapped woman. hehe was recent lereleased from prison after serving time from rape. >> sara: in brookline still piecing together evidence from a violent crime that left two people shot and another man stabbed. this all unfolded in the middle of the day when two of those victims were found lying in the street. crime in brookline is rare and fox25 jessica reyes is live this morning. jess, you have been looking at the crime stats this morning. >> jessica: i have, sara. over the past hour i have been looking at stats from the brookline police department, and violent crime like this is very rare, especially in this part of the city. this happened in apartment on st. paul street, and police are continuing to go through new evidence, and they say the victims may actually be the key to tracking down the suspects. >> multiple people stabbed here. i got two people stabbed.
evidence bags out of st. paul apartment in brookline where three men were violently attacked on wednesday. >> there's blood on the wall and floor here. >> jessica: a gruesome scene in and outside the apartment. >> when the officers arrived here, there was obvious signs of a struggle inside the foyer and up the stairs into the apartment. >> jessica: police say three men were inside when two suspects attacked. all three victims were shot and stabbed and two of them were then dragged into this ford focus. witnesses watched as focus sped off, the two victims tumbling out a few blocks away. >> when i got up closer i saw he was bleeding profusely through his shirt. >> jessica: one of the suspects drove off in the focus, another took off on harvard street and took off running. the car with new york plates was found on the south end and search continues this morning but the chief here in brookline says the pair are no strangers to police.
interaction with police in multiple communities. >> jessica: as i mentioned violent crime is extremely rare here in brookline. to give you how rare, we got statistics from police and in first six months of 2015, police say there were zero murders, zero rapes and only six robberies and gives you idea how seldom things like this happen here in brookline. all three of them are in stable condition at local hospitals. for now live here in brookline this morning, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: 7:07 this morning, newly released documents what took place in the hours after the marathon bomber was captured the documents show federal investigators spent 30 hours questioning dzhokhar tsamaev at a boston hospital. dzhokhar could not talk because of an injury to his throat, but he wrote answers to questions on piece of paper. he told federal agents there were no more bombs and he and his brother tamerlan acted alone
unsealed yesterday and legal experts say hundreds more may never become public. >> there was some information such as foreign intelligence information that i think the government is going to zealously protect. >> dzhokhar was sentenced to death last year, he is currently appealing. you could see the unsealed documents on our website right now at myfoxboston.com. >> sara: this morning the long battle between the city of boston and developers of the everett casino project is now over. fox25 has confirmed that mayor marty walsh has struck a deal with developer steve wynn. boston will drop all lawsuits against the gaming resort in exchange for receiving $2 million a year for the next 15 years. the mayor says wynn has also committed to spending more than $25 million on other casino related projects. >> new road, sullivan square reconstructed, mitigation money going to the community, jobs potentially going to the community. >> sara: $1.7 billion resort will sit along the border
it is not expected to open until 2018 at the earliest. >> gene: donald trump busy on twitter this morning defending his decision to skip tonight's republican debate in iowa. trump is upset with fox news channel, which is hosting the debate, but as mary maloney the billionaire did appear on the network last night. >> so we have a big story going on. >> reporter: night before the presidential debate donald trump says he is boycotting the republican front-runner and fox news agreed to a mutual truce, at least for less than an hour with trump appearing on the o'reilly factor. >> i don't think not showing up at the debate tomorrow night is good for america. >> this is much tougher than doing the debate with megyn kelly royalty trump blames fox news for brouhaha putting out statement about trump's claims that moderator megyn kelly has treated him unfairly. >> kelly's question was within journalistic bounds. number two -- >> i disagree. >> and that's good. that's good.
you won the debate. that's what america is about. robust debate. don't walk away from it. >> that's fine. >> let's talk about something more important. >> reporter: new anti-trump pact started airing trump ads. >> i identify more as a democrat. >> reporter: critics remember 2012 slamming republican for skipping a debate and in 2011 complimenting kelly on her moderating skills. >> do you really think that you're a better moderator than i am? >> no, i could never beat you. that would never be close, no contest. you have done a great job, by the way. >> reporter: instead of debate trump will raise money for veterans. >> a lot of money will be raised and a lot of people will be there and do some good. >> reporter: i'm mary maloney reporting. >> gene: bernie sanders says meeting with president obama was positive and constructive. the two met for informal talk at the white house yesterday and president has given praise to hillary clinton.
particular candidate but will endorse the party's nomination. gene: blair miller will be there at the iowa caucus and live on sunday on fox25 glucose chelsea and newburyport running behind and look in a minute. >> shiri: quiet weather and cold weather and watch out the for black ice and smooth sailing and it is snow and rain and light precipitation and hour-by-hour look and accumulation coming up. >> sara: that video is getting a lot of views on the website this morning. man is beaten and no one comes up to the rescue. coming up at 6:30, mother tells us why the victim didn't even
how the death of jo >> gene: american
doctors are urging the world health organization to stop immediate action to stop the spread of virus that's affecting the baby's heads. >> daniel: american medical association says the zica virus has potential to become explosive pandemic and normally words associated with like ebola it is carried from mosquitos and spread to 23 countries in south and central america and caribbean. several american tourists have already been affected and returned home, but so far no infected mosquitos have been found here. the disease is serious threat to
progress and already resulted in the birth of thousands of children with rare condition known as microcephaly and causes children to have unusually small heads. doctors are now telling pregnant women to avoid travel to the areas where the virus has been found. advice is already causing one local woman to change her travel
plans. >> unless absolute necessity for chance. >> daniel: women should wear mosquito repellant and leading the seven for vaccine. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: local doctors make a big breakthrough in common illness in young people. schizophrenia causes hallucinations and social behavior and they identified
to early detection and treatment which was unthinkable a year ago. revenue was done by m.i.t., hospital. gene: white house task force on cancer and joe biden will head it up. the task force expect to set a goal for progress toward treatment and prevention finding a cure. emotional push behind joe biden's son that died with brain cancer. >> sara: local residents eat less than four meals per week in restaurants and lower than any other large city. cost could be a big factor and average price is $43 and new york is $48 but we take care of servers. average tip in boston is 20s%,
the national average 18.9%. >> julie: 93 jammed up woburn to somerville and also jammed up on the expressway from quincy make way into the city and couple incidents to get to and stalled vehicle near 1a mcclellan highway and stalled vehicle here on the pike going westbound near washington street and keep those two incidents in mind and give you look at live cameras, zakim bridge leverett connector volume pretty typical for this hour of the morning and look at drive times for you on route 316 minutes 2412 minutes, 95 from 495 to 128 and take you about 14 minutes there, but at least we are getting nice bright look at camera today and you might need sunglasses. >> shiri: send photos to share at fox25.com but bright day ahead, this is quiet before tomorrow, quote unquote, storm and by that i mean we got rain
less than an inch of snow in the forecast here. so really not much in the way of headache weather for your friday, couple flurries and rain showers around, 27 in boston as you wake up right now, mostly sunny skies and check out all of this sunshine going strong all day long. high, thin clouds will start to increase this afternoon which means sunshine is going to be a little faded by the time we hit 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., temperatures close to 40 there. we don't warm up as significantly for areas like worcester where we top out about 38, orange and keene you're probably going to have a tough time getting up to the 40 degree mark and 42 nashua, lawrence, down into boston and plymouth and even hyannis today. this is future cast highlighting the sunshine through about noon time and then you will find the clouds were starting to roll in and once we hit tonight you can see two storm storm systems kind of squished in between them increasing cloud cover and get the cape showers at 7:00
would plan on rain. southeastern massachusetts and struggle to reach this far inland and worcester, fitchburg, manchester, new hampshire, it is going to be a couple flurries, folks. noon time i want to point out late-morning and early afternoon few ingredients come together that could bring a couple towns and cities, squalls or pockets of heavier precipitation, going to be limited in coverage but look on the lookout from late-morning and early afternoon and hate not to warn you in the potential right now and by 4:00 p.m. things really starting to dwindle in the boston area likely getting a little bit of light mix here, not straight up rain, though most of what we have will be some rain included in there southeastern massachusetts, showers continue inatlanta and couple flurries and patchy snow showers coming to an end by 7:00 tomorrow. so we got less than an inch of
north of the mass pike because going to see in the shoreline and north shore and sea coast of new hampshire, remember what i said about the potential for squalls and something that i just want you guys to be tuned into and, of course, we will be there every step of the way here tomorrow and on saturday we got some flurries up into southern new hampshire, otherwise 40 degrees and over the weekend 48 on sunday and going to be warmer and brighter day of the weekend, 50s with rain, monday as well wednesday. back to you guys. >> gene: 7:21. hundreds of people come to speak passionately in debate at local school. >> make sure all these guys get
gene: what would you do with five minutes to kill, and a smart phone? check the scores. probably post a pic. text a friend. how about register to vote? really? you can. five minutes online and a massachusetts drivers license is all it takes to register so you can vote for our next president. go to registertovotema.com. it's that easy. done. i just registered. that was easy. register today. today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country
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. >> sara: federal reserve decided to keep interest rates where they are after the fed raised last month after nearly a decade and leaving rates
growth slowed the end of 2015. the feds still think stick with original plan to raise interest rates at least four times this year. some atm's will now allow you to make a withdraw with nothing more than a smartphone. jpmorgan chase upgrading entire fleet of atm's this year and money out of account about tapping their phones to atm. the technology is the same that allows apple pay and other payment apps to work.
sara: get ready for new emojis and these are images that will be added come june. there's a face with a cowboy hat, clown face, selfie hand and fist pump and there will be more this summer. >> gene: tom brady goes old school to send a message to patriots fans on social media. take a look at this, handwritten
when was the last time anybody wrote a letter by hand and thank you to all the fans and proud to call new england my home. as for not making the super bowl, the future is paved in games like this one. gene: small fan really happy and great dancer and not only did he make everyone
laugh, making everyone laugh this morning for those folks who have seen it. maybe psyched because looks like he is in the front row with great seats. >> sara: i could watch videos of young kids dancing at ball games. >> gene: new rules for tanning
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scene of deadly stabbing and motor of three was murdered and suspect in custody this morning. >> sara: good morning, everybody, and thank you so much for jointing us this thursday, grab sun glasses and layers going to be bright and chilly. >> gene: layers will be good coming up later and you will be able to remove them over the weekend. >> shiri: next week 50s are back, clear, no rain, no snow, but i have temps back to the teens and 20s, so there's the chill factor we are talking about, 18 in londonderry, new hampshire, hollis, new hampshire at 17, ringe at 17 and north grafton, barre at 15 examine natick and medway joining the club at 19, so reading, mansfield at 17, we got teens down to wareham and hanover this morning, 20 in falmouth and 18 in harwhich, check out where we are going though. from boston at 27 now to 39 at
mild afternoon with temps in the 40s, lots of sun out there, this afternoon. we do stay dry until tomorrow and look what my computer models are saying. saying we get no snow at all and patchy coating in some spots. i will show you though what could come into play and bring one or two towns and cities a quick burst of snow coming up. catherine parrotta now standing by with live drive time traffic and things are heating up on
the road. >> catherine: 93 see jammed up woburn through somerville and past quincy as you make your way into dorchester and into the city there, couple incidents stalled vehicle there at mcclellan highway, also over here on pike westbound this stalled vehicle, near washington street. wanted to give you look at of cameras now, zakim bridge, you could see traffic moving okay there, leverett connector you are a little jammed up in that spot and look at drive times, route 320 minutes, 2411 minutes,
gene, over to you. >> gene: young man
is beaten with chairs and no one helped. this morning the mother is blaming the bar where it happened. >> sara: michael henrich is live outside the bar where it happened and we don't know what sparked the fight. >> michael: that's the thing, don't know what sparked the fight, but in the video it ended up with absolutely vicious beating of underage man inside this greenbrier irish club. you can see in this video a young man on the ground in khakis and black shirt getting whaled on by fists, feet, a chair. >> i started screaming, crying, my son could have been dead. >> >> michael: mother of the man didn't want her face shown but she is outraged, the greenbrier pub didn't help her son. once more, the invent-year-old was at private party there and
check his id and still served his alcohol. >> couple of times. it wasn't just one cup. it was a couple of times. this shouldn't go on. that should never happen to someone's kid and especially 20 years old that's not even supposed to be in this bar. >> michael: she says her son suffered a minor concussion, bruises and a burst blood vessel in his eye in that the beating. >> i think the bar should be held accountable and how do you let someone like this go on at private party and no one intervene to help my son. >> michael: fox25 pulled the police report from saturday and it shows officers noted blood on the floor as party goers were leaving and police issued a licensed premise violation for assault and battery on patron. fox25 went into the pub yesterday and received a no comment, but we reached out to the ownership as well. as soon as we do hear back, we, of course, will bring you the update right here on the fox25 morning news. live in brighton, i'm
>> sara: we continue to follow developing news out of norton where a mother of three was found murdered inside of her home. police say the suspect was caught after this crash several miles away. fox25 stephanie coueignoux is in norton at the first crime scene. stephanie, you learned the woman's children may have been home at the time of the murder. >> stephanie: one of the children played with stepdaughter that day and so devastated three children are now without a mother this morning. taking a electric behind me you could see that we have changed locations in just the last 30 minutes. the property manager of the apartment complex asked us to leave that property but we are across the street from where police had investigated for hours. meantime this morning these are photos of the victim. this is julie meede, and again her estranged husband, martin mcdonald of weymouth, now charged with murder. police were first called to this
street at around 7:30 last night and according to the sun chronicle, it was a child in that apartment who called 911. meantime police are also still investigating a second scene which they say is connected. this is video of the car crash on route 495. the bristol county district attorney's office says after mcdonald stabbed his estranged wife he then sped away from the scene and crashed into the car. driver of the car was serious lie injured and again, neighbor i spoke with earlier this morning, he says he knew the couple and told me that both people. >> stepdaughter and children played well together, never had incidents hour before what happened waved to him and never thought anything was wrong, so just had to believe.
not seriously injured in the crash and he is expected to be arraigned later on today in court. stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. >> sara: new at 7:00 a community is meeting today to neighborhood. it is in response to a double shooting at the maverick "t" stop on the blue line. they urged residents to come together to discuss how to keep maverick landing safe. the meeting is tonight at 5:00. >> gene: pizza shop owner tried to recruit one of his employees to be a prostitute. detectives caught him on surveillance telling him she could make hundreds of dollars a night to have sex with married men and he could line it all up. they could not believe the allegation. >> seems he does a lot for the
surprised me. >> gene: he is currently out on bail. >> sara: headstones and graves toppled over. it happened overnight in quincy. graves belonged to community leaders and local veterans and marks the second time in four months this cemetery has been vandalized and the grave were among those that were desecrated. >> it is not theirs. it is not theirs. leave it alone. what else do we need to say? people make them feel good when they are out here hurting someone's feelings, deep, deep feelings. >> sara: the city believes the same vandals might be responsible for the separate attacks. >> gene: live as crews worked to clean up graffiti during
city tells us it cost $2,000 for the clean-up. police got call around midnight tuesday for someone that saw a person tagging the wall. right now they are still looking for that person. gene: hundreds take to tewksbury high school to weigh in on name change and took part in public forum about the tewksbury red men. all the red you can see in the crowd worn by people that support the name still but two parents wrote a letter to the school district last month saying they think the name is offensive and it should be changed. many agree but many others are passionate about the mascot and want to keep it. >> i was taught by leaders, native americans have contributions to society. >> overwhelming, research i have done. >> gene: school superintendent hopes to make the decision later this year and bring it to the
>> sara: major construction project underway in boston. it is called hub on causeway and transform the area around north station and td garden and feature hotel and top floors will also be expanded as part of the projects. 1.6 million square foot space will sit right next to the garden and first phase of the project expected to be completed in 2018. sara: time running out for local teens spending time in tanning beds. massachusetts house of representatives passed a bill banning use of tanning beds by anyone under the age of 18. the senate approved the bill last year, supporters say it will protect young people from skin cancer. lawn owners sataning -- say
>> gene: nasa space shuttle burst into flames and krista krista mcmccolloff and there's a wreath laying ceremony in virginia and everyone shares their memory from that day. >> catherine: 7:40 track weather and traffic every ten minutes and drive times, 128 university ave from the weston tolls, 18 minutes, 128 to the weston tolls to route 1, 24 minutes 128 from university ave to route 1 and 42 minute ride and give you look at map in about ten minutes. shiri? >> shiri: who's ready to get the warm-up and next hour 24 by 9:00 a.m. 27 and i will show you when the clouds and showers come into play when we come back. >> gene: doctors say red wine and chocolate may help you keep
lexington is 26-year-old charles, he is from lexington. a tire fell off a pickup truck and flew over the median and smashed into the car on tuesday. the driver of the pickup is 19-year-old woman, no charges have been filed against her. sara: detached trailer causes big problems in charlton and yesterday afternoon in route 20 and trailer stayed upright until it came to a stop in the right travel lane. crews got it out of the way before it caused any damage. >> catherine: look at map and sluggish spot is 93, going 7 miles per hour and 8 miles per hour as going on the expressway going between quincy and heading into the city there. also this accident just popping up 93 southbound an accident there at mystic ave and, of course, it is very, very sluggish behind there as well and 128 you're going about 25 miles per hour as you head
another sluggish spot and going past the lynn fells parkway there and slow, slow crawl as head south. 24 take you 13 minutes on 93, 495 to leverett connector, very slow up over an hour, 76 minutes, 93 from the braintree split to the pike, jammed up 39 minutes there and at least can't blame the weather today. >> catherine: solar glare this morning and pockets of black ice and refrozen this morning and come into play tomorrow but
going to be somewhat minor because the showers both rain and snow stay very light and very patchy. we got one system in the south and missed and clipper system in the great lakes and that one will slide toward us with the light snow tomorrow afternoon but 27 right now i like the way it looks, looks nice and sunny out there, wind chill down to 20, winds won't be too active today so let's just stick with plain old temperatures. 29 here at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. 36
the lower 40s and increasing afternoon clouds,
yet it does stay dry. highs break lower 40s here in spots like hyannis and 42 and same in plymouth, 42 up to brockton, boston how about 42 there, lawrence, lowell, nashua, mildford, we are going to be a little bit cooler in spots like worcester, gardner, out toward spencer where we get trapped in the upper 30s this afternoon and even orange and keene might get tough to actually get a tie at 40 but we have all the sunshine, especially this morning to aid in the warm-up. let's go into the afternoon, overnight hours, because we stay dry but clouds will be moving in from both directions here and by the time you wake up tomorrow morning, we will have showers around town, best bet actually cape and islands and i know kind of miss it here with future cast and step in and say cape and islands that's where we have the best bet for showers anywhere else we see them, along the coast, drizzle inland, a couple of flurries, north of boston
a little bit of mix and very light and scattered and moon time the most areas just seeing those showers continue with the snowflakes inland and mostly rain along the coastline, especially the north shore up to the sea coast of new hampshire but anywhere along the coastline, we have a couple things coming together which could provide either a snow squall and burst rain and snow and give you advanced warning something we are now watching very closely. it is going to expire though as we hit the early afternoon, you can see by 4:00 p.m. we are seeing the last of the showers along the coastline by 7:00 i expect that it is going to be over ending with a couple of flurries and result ends up being north of the mass pike less than an inch of snow and even in here it is going to be very, very scattered and reason i darkened the shading here north shore to sea coast of new hampshire that's in particular see us maybe getting
cities get the real quick accumulation. so 40 tomorrow, 40 on saturday, saturday end up mostly dry in southern new hampshire and couple of flurries and then warmer and brighter day of the weekend but notice temperatures jumping by almost 10 here as we head into the sunday forecast. monday 50s are back with nighttime showers, 50 again on wednesday but this time around with heavy rain. back over to you. >> sara: we can appreciate good art but sometimes it is ridiculous. coming up at 8:00, hefty price tag paid for picture of potato.
trending and why >> sara: new this morning three more people involved with armed protest in oregon are in police custody this morning. the leader of the group asked them to stand down and go home. one of eight people arrested tuesday after a shootout with police and one protester was killed and three men in custody this morning turned themselves in.
wildlife refuge since the beginning of this month protesting federal land policy. sara: five people arrested after escape of three inmates of southern california jail and expect to make more arrests today. authorities only say people arrested have, quote, some connection to the inmates. the three dangerous convicts escaped by crawling through freedom tunnels and men may have had help inside the jail. >> gene: duke university only allowed to host events that are not alcohol related. one woman was sent to the hospital. shed had discussions with the sororities about the dangers of alcohol abuse. >> sara: white actor has been
the u.k. half hour tv show will center around road trip in which jackson, elizabeth taylor and marlon brando try to get home from new york to los angeles following the terrorist attacks of 9/11. it is not clear if that road trip ever happened but in a 2011 interview with vanity fair one of jackson's former employees insisted that it did and three of them made it as far as ohio. >> gene: carrie washington will be hosted as harvard hasting pudding of the year and followed by roast at the hall and amy polar last year's woman of the year. 7:55 and following all morning long and breaking news about the mosquito borne virus putting
the emergency meeting that has just been called. the wynn casino and city of boston finally playing nice with city has agreed to do in exchange for tens of millions of dollars. >> sara: clear skies today and at least the first half of the day, i will show you when the clouds come in and finally get rain and snow next. >> sara: big rig left dangling off the highway and more than a dozen strangers risk their own here in vineland, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chicken. white breast meat chicken every time. so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight, do what we do...make it progresso. look at this sweet face. so sweet. ok, we're going to need a napkin gooey, flaky, happy. toaster
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the couple. >> sara: this morning why watchdog groups say wounded warriors isn't doing enough to help those in need. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, 8:00 on january 28th is the day and xing off the month of january here. >> sara: aren't we? >>
gene: i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. shiri is with the chilly temps. >> shiri: january looking beautiful but making it self known by the temperatures, only 17 in westfield in orange, 21 right now boston 29 and plymouth 20 and a little cool by comparison to what we had yesterday but we wake up to the sunshine and notice that by 10:00 this morning temperatures
30s, not quite above freezing
yet but lunchtime close to 40 , all the while nice and sunny but clouds start to creep in as we hit those afternoon hours. this is the commute home from work. yes, you still got the 30s which means you're losing a little bit of heat but doesn't get that cold overnight. in fact, mild enough we got some rain showers at this at this time tomorrow and flurries inland and talking very light and patchy precipitation with this storm system tomorrow and today 38 to 44. that's the range of highs after sunny cool start to the day, those clouds begin to creep in and well look at slight snow accumulation and get you over to catherine parrotta and drive time traffic. >> catherine: things getting messy on the roadways, even though the weather is not a problem today, but let's look at accidents right now, this one popped up, 128 going south in lexington, accident there near
93, 93 sluggish all day and northbound northbound exit at 129 lowell street in reading and moving down a little bit, 93 southbound, there's a multi-vehicle accident there at 38 mystic ave, very sluggish behind the spot as well, and over here farther south, expressway going northbound, there's obstruction on the road there after the furnace brook parkway, you could see sluggish behind that point as well. giving you look at one of the cameras, this is traffic as going on 93 through somerville and see it is a slow crawl. here is look at some of the drive times for you as well on 24 it is going to take you
11 minutes to the pike jammed up 62 minutes there, 93 from 495 to leverett connector about an hour and 20 minutes in that spot really slow crawl there. sara, over to you. >> sara: pair of crime scenes miles apart mark the investigation into gruesome scene. this truck slammed into another truck head on and police tell us the driver of the trucka had just killed his estranged wife at apartment building before taking off. fox25 stephanie coueignoux is
morning, stephanie, you have been able to spoke with neighbors. >> stephanie: one told me her daughter is best friends with one of the daughters of the victim and she was so emotional with speaking with me today and absolutely heartbroken by what happened. meantime the apartment complex is right across the street and crime scene tape has been taken down by police had blocked off the entire area for hours for that investigation. meantime these are photos of the victim and this is julie meede, she is a mother of three young children and, in fact,, one neighbor told me one child was a baby and martin mcdonald now charged with murder. police first called here 7:30 last night and once they arrived, they found meede stabbed to death in her apartment and we are also told her children were there at the
investigating this scene which they say again is connected ask taking look at video of that two car crash on route 495. bristol county district attorney's office after mcdonald stabbed the estranged wife, crashed into another car and seriously injuring another driver of the car and again, i did speak with another nab who lived next door for the past year, he told us that the estranged couple always seemed quiet and peaceful and three children are now without a mother. >> kids and everybody involved in the situation is a shame, should have never happened. >> stephanie: mcdonald not seriously injured in the crash and will be arraigned later on today and person called 911
i've stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. >> gene: murder case in virginia now part of a shooting investigation here. police are trying to find the mother-in-law of the murder suspect who shot himself while u.s. marshall tried to arrest him in fitchburg. dana william suffered serious injuries. he kidnapped his mother-in-law from her home in virginia and brooks' husband killed and other family members were held hostage at gunpoint. >> in separate rooms. >> gene: william has two children with daughter of the kidnapped woman and he was recently released from prison after serving time for rape. >> sara: trying to track down two men after left tree people in hospital after a brutal attack. live naker coolidge corner where victim tells us they could find key of attackers. jess? >> jessica: they are hoping
information perhaps where those suspects are this morning. we know this all happened here on st. paul street in brookline just a short distance down beacon street from coolidge corner, typically a very safe neighborhood. right now we know police are going through new evidence they gathered last night hoping it may lead them to the two suspects. >> got two stabbed. >> jessica: three men violently attacked wednesday. >> blood on the wall and floor here. >> jessica: reduce it is gruesome scene in and outside of the apartment. >> obvious signs of struggle and inside the foyer and up the stairs into the apartment. >> jessica: police say three men were inside when two suspects attacked and all three victims were shot and stabbed and two of them were then dragged into this ford focus.
off and two victims tumbling out a few blocks away. >> saw he was bleeding profusely through his shirt. >> jessica: another took off harvard street and started running and car with new york plates and the court in the south end and seven for both men continues this morning but brookline and no strangers to police. >> plenty of interaction with the communities. >> jessica: police are hopefully the three victims could perhaps provide more information where the suspects could be this morning. all three of them we know are in stable condition at local hospital and all expected to survive and coming up at 9:00 we will show you just how where crime lick this is here in brookline. live in brookline, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning long battle between city of boston and developers of everett casino project is now over.
marty walsh has struck a deal with developer steve wynn. boston will drop all lawsuits against the gaming resort in exchange for receiving $2 million a year for the next 15 years. the mayor says wynn has also committed to spending more than $25 million on other casino related projects. >> new road, sullivan square reconstructed and mitigation money going to the community and community. >> sara: $1.7 billion resort will sit between everett and charlestown and it is not expected to open until 2018 at the earliest. >> gene: 8:08 and donald trump busy on twitter defending hadiz decision to skip tonight's republican debate in iowa. trump upset with fox news channel hosting the debate and mary maloney told us it did appear on the network last night. >> we have a big story going on. >> reporter: the night before the presidential debate donald
republican front-runner and fox news agreed to mutual truce at least for less than an hour with trump appearing on o'reilly factor. >> i don't think not showing up at the debate tomorrow is good for america. >> this is much tougher than doing the debate with megyn kelly. >> reporter: putting out sarcastic statement how megyn kelly has treated him unfairly. >> kelly's question was within journalistic bounds. >> i disagree. >> in number two. that's what america is about, robust debate. don't walk away from it. >> let's talk about something more important. >> reporter: this as new anti-trump attack started airing ads. >> problem identify more as democratic. >> reporter: 2011 complimenting kelo her moderating skills.
better moderator than i am. >> no, i could never beat you. you have done a great job, by the way. >> reporter: instead of fox news debate trump will hold an event thursday to raise money for veterans. >> a lot of money will be raced and a lot of people will be there and i can do some good. >> reporter: i'm mary maloney, reporting. >> gene: five days before the iowa caucuses and blair miller will be there on sunday. getting very busy on the roads. >> catherine: it is. drive times on 495 to mass ave over an hour just about an hour, 93 to brant split to the pike, 38 minutes, and this is the big one, 93 from 495 to leverett connector 86 minutes and 50 miles per hour there and look at map coming up in ten minutes. shiri? >> shiri: easy going and a little black ice and tomorrow we
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emergency meeting to be held on monday and comes on heels what doctors are saying in the journal of the american medical association that the zica virus has potential to become explosive pandemic and words normally associated with diseases like ebola. the zica virus is carried by mosquitos and carried in south and central america and caribbean. several american tourists have already been infected and returned home but so far no infected mosquitos have been found here. it is a serious threat to woman who are pregnant or become pregnant and no vaccination and can be devastating to pregnant woman and already resulted in the births of thousands of children with rare condition known as microcephaly. that causes children to have unusually small heads. doctors are now telling pregnant women to avoid traveling that areas where the virus has been found. now, the advise causing one
>> unless absolute necessity to travel no chance. >> daniel: doctors say woman who go to areas where spreading use bug repellant and wear long clothes and there's no cure and university of texas is leading seven for vaccine. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: greatest news of all time, zipping wine and box of chocolates could help you lose weight. it contains flavonoids which is type of antioxidant and new study says can help prevent weight gain and most commonly found in fruits and vegetables but they also appear in chocolate and wine. study published in the journal bmj found that people with flavonoid rich diets maintains
>> catherine: there was accident on 128 being cleared, there's a new accident here on route 2 eastbound just before lake street in that spot and 93 has been a problem spot all morning and 93 southbound there's a multi-vehicle accident there and big delays behind that point. look as traffic moving behind the gas tank, volume pretty typical this hour of the morning and give you look at drive times because one problematic and pike 495 to mass ave a little over an hour, 61 minutes there, 93 from the brant split to the pike 38 minutes and bottom one is problem spot, 93 from 495 to leverett connector and looking at over hour and a half, averaging 13 miles per hour keeping an eye on spot and at least we don't have complaints about the weather, might need sunglasses as stuck in traffic. >> shiri: sunny skies in boston and we have changes coming into play in next 24 hours and bright day ahead today and 4:00 tomorrow morning we will have rain showers over the
mixing in in particular inland and cold enough and perhaps north of boston and a little bit of mix even at the coastline but looking at less than an inch of snow and even at that going to be very, very scattered, 29 in boston, one of the hot spots but this is how it goes in the city with sunshine now and tap into sunny skies and noon time 37 and up to 40 by 2:00 and then things start clouding over and slow and steady process and 40 in boston and plymouth and hyannisport and 41 in norwood and 39 beverly, 38 in plymouth, upper 30s over to bedford, fitchburg, keene, new hampshire, worcester today at 36 , even cutting back by one or 2 over what i was thinking a couple hours ago. it is just kind of the cooler day by comparison, don't forget we were in the 50s this week, don't have 50s on the map but at least got sunshine and lighter winds that will make it feel somewhat decent.
here, going to see clouds increase overnight tonight and ocean storm has little effect on the forecast but will swing showers pretty close to the cape and islands during early morning commute and thinking we have best bet of rain there over the cape and anything else into the boston area sprinkles or light mix or flurries and so light we should see very small impact during the morning commute and nonetheless little dusting of snow and slow things down and by noon time tomorrow, late-morning into early afternoon we will have to watch for a couple pockets here of some either heavier rain or heavier snow and impact a couple communities but couple things coming into play that signal that we could have that happen in couple spots, give you heads up i would rather prepare you for it here and steady precipitation will come to an end, steady but light by 4:00 in the afternoon and whole thing really starts to dwindle as we head into the evening with
south of the pike flurry less than inch north of the pike and best bet for perhaps the snow squall would be northeastern massachusetts or southeastern massachusetts -- excuse me southeastern new hampshire but again, that's something that we got at watch now and just giving you heads up. by saturday it is just light flurries in southern new hampshire by sunday, sunday is back with
highs in the upper 40s. back to you guys. >> no one on the "t" wanted to thank him and facing charms for fighting fire on orange line.
thing and everyone started hooking arms together. >> gene: remarkable. the driver was hurt and got him out and got him help. storm caused other problems too and down the road traffic came to halt straining some drivers for 30 hours. >> catherine: nine-year-old got scare of her life. adorable
mammal. usually found in the rain forest central in south america, not in someone's bedroom and elderly woman found in bed with her, she freaked out, turns out it was a nab's pet named banana and banana in the cage and figured out how to open it up by herself. >> sara: did you see the length. >> catherine: i know. crazy. >> sara: check this out. d.c. rocked by snowstorm last weekend and when the senate reconvened on tuesday, this is a
of just a few men only female senators showed up for work and maine senator suzanne colin took over as chair and praised for braving the conditions and showing up for work. >> catherine: good for them. >> sara: i'm sure someone had to shovel
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>> gene: who is upset about that? >> sara: we deserved a little bit of break. >> shiri: tiny tiny itty bit of snow and not like making up ground, today no flakes on the map but it is chilly out there and at least it feels like january 19 in mildford, 21 in boylston, 23 in chelmsford, 18 in localis and londonderry, new hampshire, 21 medway to natick, 27 in milton, 17 mansfield and got 20s from the south shore down to the cape and islands and harwhich still at 19 . loads of sunshine out there to start off our day, 29 now in boston, jumps up to 39 by noon time and lower 40s at throw:00 this afternoon and by 7:00 this evening we got the clouds really starting to thicken up with temperatures in the lower 30s and this is all my computer models are giving us, this is
getting a patchy coat and look at them most like lie areas and see a quick burst of snow coming up and get you over to catherine parrotta with live drive time traffic because, catherine, we have drive times now. >> and 93 problem spot this morning and 128 southbound this is an accident in lexington right near 225 bedford street and move to 93, actually this is two eastbound we will start there, accident there before lake street. now getting over to 93 multi-vehicle accident in somerville and it is clear and crawling at 5 miles per hour on flip side of the things and expressway as head north, only going 11 miles per hour and not much better in that spot and look at traffic on 93 as moving south through somerville, you can see it is a slow crawl, in fact, barely moving over there and just tells you how bad the drive times are right now and look at drive times, route 1, 128 slow crawl and hour and a
from route 1 to the weston tolls 41 minutes in that spot. gene, over to you. >> gene: hard to watch group of people gang up and beat up underage victim in local bar and mom tells fox25 that the bar needs to shoulder some of the blame. fox25 michael henrich live in brighton with look at why she says the bar employees need to face charges too. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning, gene we don't know how the fight started, why it started, but we do know it ended with absolutely vicious beating and all happened inside the greenbrier irish club here in brighton. you could see in the video young man on the ground in khakis and black shirt getting whaled on by fists, feet, a chair. >> started screaming, criming, my son could have been dead. >> michael: mother didn't want her face shown but she is
brighton didn't help her son in that moment. once more the 20-year-old was at private party and they didn't check his id and served him alcohol. >> that should never happen to someone's kid, especially 20 years old that's not even 21. >> michael: suffered a minor concussion, burst blood vessel in his eye. >> how do you let something like this go on at private party and no one intervene to help my son. >> michael: shows officers party goers and police issued a
assault and battery on a patron. fox25 reached out to ownership and see if they will comment. live in brighton, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: a truck crashes into the woods on 495 after hitting another driver head on. the investigation into chris crash is now connected into a murder investigation in norton. fox25 stephanie coueignoux is following the investigation this morning and, stephanie, children may have witnessed this murder. >> stephanie: i spoke with nab that said his daughter was playing with the neighbor's child and they were inside -- the children were inside the apartment. this is an entire area where police blocked off for hours. they left around 5:00 this morning but they were gathering evidence here after the stabbing and meantime these are photos of
this is julie meede and estranged husband, martin mcdonald, of weymouth, murdered her. he is now charged in her murder. police first called around 7:30 last night and according to the sun chronicle, it was a child in that apartment who called 911. meantime police are still investigating a second scene which they say is connected. they say this is video of a two car crash on route 495. the bristol county district attorney's office saying after mcdonald stabbed his estranged wife, he sped away from the scene and crashed into another car. driver of the car seriously injured. earlier this morning i also spoke with neighbor who, of course, is heartbroken for the children. he says he also knew the couple and told us both meede and
and children played well together and never had incidents hour before what happened i waved to him, never thought anything was wrong so just hard to believe. >> stephanie: mcdonald was not seriously injured in the crash and expected to be arraigned later on today. news. >> gene: well-known pizza shop owner tried tried to recruit one of his employees to be a prostitute. worker at liberty wayland that he made the proposal. detectives say they caught him on surveillance telling the woman she could make hundreds of dollars a night by having sex with married men and he would line it all up. customers we spoke to could not believe the allegations. >> seems like he does a lot for the high school and school kids. that's what really surprised me. >> the suspect's wife worked with him and had no idea what
out on bail. >> sara: vandals damaged hundreds of headstones and graves and happened at mount wollaston cemetery on tuesday. graves belonged to community leaders and local vets. this marks the second time in four months the cemetery has been vandalized. >> it is not theirs. it is not theirs. leave it alone. what else do we need to say. does it make them feel good when they are out here hurting someone's feelings? deep, deep feelings. >> sara: the city believes the same vandals might be responsible for the separate attacks. >> gene: 8:38. people looking that person that tagged the boston public library with graffiti. the city told us it cost $2,000
police got midnight tuesday saw person tagging the wall and they are now looking for the person. >> sara: students in attleboro with beefed up presence around campus. threat came into north attleboro high yesterday and they sent students home around 11:30. middle school students were also sent home because their building is close by. investigators later found the threats were not incredible. >> gene: hundreds take to tewksbury high school to weigh in on name change of the mascot. took part and worn by people supporting the name but two parents wrote a letter to school district last month saying they think the name is offensive and should be changed. many other agree and passive about the mascot and want to keep it. >> coaches, community leaders and honored native americans and contribution to our society. >> overwhelmingly they found
>> gene: current students get to share their opinions next month and school superintendent hopes to make a decision later this year and bring to school committee in march or april. gene: 30 year anniversary of challenger explosion. january 28th, 1986 all seven astronauts were killed including new hampshire teacher and framingham native krista krista mccola who was the first nonastronaut. there's a ceremony in virginia to honor the victims. it is one of the top trending items online as everyone shares their memory from that day.
on pike and cheap check on that spot. shiri? >> shiri: at least not adding travel weather concerns and 23 with sunshine in place, warm-up
happening now by 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. 29 and how warm it is going to be today and where it is warm for rain and not snow tomorrow coming up. >> gene: actor tapped to play michael jackson that has people
>> sara: malden man decided he had lend a hand and possible find and daniel miller is here now with the story. daniel? >> daniel: man trying to help "t" employees put out the fire on cell phone video, you could see the fire under the and first responders on the platform and 30 minutes and maltedden tracks and workers and located and instead he was arrested. summons for criminal trespassing and fire put out a few minutes
fox25 asked camil if he would do it again. we were surprised when we said yes. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: protester was killed and three men in custody this morning turned themselves in and activist have been held up at national wildlife refuge since the beginning of this month protesting federal land policy. five people have been arrested in the search for three inmates who escaped from a southern california jail and they expect to make more arrest today and they have some connection to the inmates. three dangerous convicts escaped by crawling through plumbing tunnels to freedom.
help from inside the jail. >> catherine: map and problem spots and 128 southbound accident there in lexington and 225 and sluggish spot actually and shifting over here to 93, this is a big problem spot, 93 going south, crawling at about 5 miles per hour from woburn all the way through somerville there and flip side of things, expressway, still jammed up through quincy and not nearly as bad going north and south and show you how bad it is, 93 south in somerville, traffic is barely moving. pretty much jammed up, bumper-to-bumper in that spot, gridlock and drive times for you on 24 going to be a 12 minute ride on 495 to mass ave, about an hour on 93 from 495 to leverett connector and still looking at over an hour and a half drive time but, shiri, the sun is shining but no weather to blame anyway. >> shiri: solar glare and black ice and main roads i'm more concerned about maybe
this morning. tomorrow it is about the rain and the snow but even at that going to keep the threat relatively low and going to be light, going to be patchy and watching and one out in the ocean mostly mixed and great lakes and going to pump in a couple of those patchy showers ongoing through most of the day tomorrow, 29 right now with sunshine in boston, here is where we are headed over the next couple of hours, 10:00 a.m. 32 , by noon time 37, we got 40 here at 2:00 p.m. and then in come the clouds. luckily we stay dry today, make it into the lower 40s in plymouth and hyannis and 40 and 41 in marshfield and 40 same in lawrence and portsmouth, new hampshire over to rainman, gardner and worcester 36 and this is how future cast goes. loving the way this looks because it is all about the sunshine this morning and see
afternoon and especially the overnight hours here, future cast by early tomorrow morning. the most likely areas and future cast not showing that, this is the kind of morning where you want to wake up, turn on fox25 and check out fox25 weather app where the rain is sitting as you hit the road tomorrow morning, and i suspect we will have very little occurring toward worcester, fitchburg and very close eye on the coastline because we could see a couple pockets here of either heavy rain or either one or two spots we get a quick burst of heavy snow, snow squall. this is something that's very hard to pinpoint up ahead of time. but we have a couple indicators that that's something that could develop tomorrow, so i want to give you early heads up, tell you we are going to be watching for it and pass the information on to you. by 4:00 p.m. we still got some rain falling for the cape and islands, elsewhere say out toward boston and across the interior and we are either going to have some drizzle or a light
mass, southern new hampshire, it would likely be flurries or light snow if you get it. that leads us to less than an inch of snow here north of the mass pike. i told you, accumulation will be meager tomorrow. i have darkened your shading though for the north shore and sea coast of new hampshire, up to coastal maine for the potential of some snow squalls but over the cape it is going to be generally rain and come flurries around town south of the mass pike, i just don't really see much in the way of accumulation and that's the friday set-up 40 and weather maker drifting toward northern new england and southern new hampshire the slight risk of a flurry, here you can see coming through on saturday and just not far enough south and impact local weather and 40 on saturday, 50s monday and wednesday with rain. back over to you guys. >> sara: nine-year-old has toy
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>> sara: former super bowl model tyra banks and her boyfriend are a mom thanks to a surrogate. along with description saying he had her long fingers and big eyes and boyfriend's mouth and chin and tells people magazine she is thinking of all the women that struggle with fertility and sprays for them everyday. sara: seven-month-old ila winner of gerber baby food contest and 50,000 entries and we can see why. judges look for things like happiness and expressiveness when choosing a winner and ila's family will get $50,000 in prize money as an award. >> gene: nine-year-old jani
barbie dolls her age and wrapping them in pink paper and writing encouraging notes and picked up by local news agency and even actor ashton kutcher shared story on facebook page and now she has hundreds of barbies to giveaway. >> sara: we have a lot more coming your way this morning. barbie she has a new body. tell you about the makeover coming right up. >> shiri: ten inches of snow in boston this season and more than 11 inches below average and this time last year blizzard wrapping up and show you when wee -- when we wake up a little bit of ground coming up. >> gene: breaking news about mosquito borne virus putting