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i think fog will be our bigge issue this morning. notice visible down to quarter mile in prove sense. issues on the vineyard. reports of pretty thick fog in worcester as well as and something that will linger through 7:00 this morning. 7 a.m. temperatures on the screen here and are essentially where they are now. upper 20s and lower 30s and come with cloudy skies all day and mostly dry weather through 7 a.m. watching the cape and islands for that shower. by noontime, just the clouds. afternoon just real light patch afternoon just real light patchy snow and rain. highs 36 to 42. so not really going to be able to stick. let's get you over to catherine parrotta now with live drive time traffic. and catherine, i think the biggest issue will be the fog this morning. >> sore if a it doesn't seem to be causing too many problems now. you can see how quiet on the roadways. hopefully you can keep it that way. zoom in on a couple of spots. north of the city, 128, route 1 doing fine in all of those stretches. shifting west. the pike doing well in both directions. 128 freeway moving north also
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a look at one of the cameras, traffic moving past the gas tank on the expressway moving at a pretty good clip. a look at drive times. 24, eight minutes on the pike to mass avenue. 24 minutes from 23 from 495 to the leverett connector. you are looking at a 20-minute ride right about now. daniel and sara, back over to you. >> daniel: 5 with 01 right now >> daniel: 5 with 01 right now. breaking news. a tragedy overnight in groton. >> sara: a two people have been killed in a house fire. jessica reyes is there this morning, and you got information from investigators. >> reporter: we did, sara, we just spoke to the fire chief, and he said unfortunately despite fire fighters doing their very best, two people were killed in the fire. take a look behind me, you can see a very active scene out here this morning. this all happened just before midnight at this home on wilie road in groton. you can see the flames just ripping through the house in this photo. the fire chief said the flames moved throughout home very quickly and tells us it was
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morning. this is video our photographer on scene shot shortly after the flames were put out, and at this point, the state fire marshal's office was here along with the groton fire department with the groton fire department, and they are working to determine how and where this fire started inside the home. now to take a look back at the scene now, you can see that crews are still out here this morning. we know that those people killed were adults, but we are working with the fire department and the state fire marshal's office right now for more information who they are including their ages and names. as soon as we get that information we will pass that along to you. live in groton this morning, jessica reyes, fox25 station. developing, a dangerous illness in massachusetts. the state's first case of the zika virus is being treated in boston. michael henrich is following the story for news morning and michael, world health leaders are calling this an explosive situation. >> reporter: that's why the
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monitoring the spread of zika very closely as the boston public health commission here has confirmed the first confirmed case of zika in massachusetts. now they state man who contract now they state man who contracted the disease did so while traveling in a country where the spread of zika is already established. now known areas of infections and they didn't go into specifics about where this man went, but known areas of infection around the globe include south america, southeast asia, africa and the pacific islands. the type of mosquito that carries zika is not common in massachusetts, but boston public health commission is advising pregnant women not to travel to those countries where the zika outbreak is present and an infectious disease expert explain why is. >> pregnant women who have contracted zika virus appear to have a higher chance of having a baby with a malformation called micro cephaly, being
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first and in may of last year in brazil. >> reporter: there have been 4,000 cases in brazil. very heartbreaking situation there. zika includes some combination of fever, muscle aches, conjunctivitis, excuse me, and rash. a large percentage of people who contract it do not show symptoms, the infection most commonly occurs, though, through the bite of an infected mosquito. we do want to add that health officials understanding is evolving how it comes to contracting this. there are now two cases globally that have been reported that involve sexual transmission of the sglishtion ka virus. going back to that boston case for a second here. boston public health commission does say that man is expected to make a full recovery. and ahead in 30 minutes, a national, federal health leader talks about the concern the federal government has about the potential for widespread states.
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for now i am live in boston, michael henrich, fox25 news. news of the zika virus is a bit of a nightmare for brazil. the country is hosting the summer olympics in just a few months, and they expect hundreds of thousands of tourists to filter in. this week, all olympic venues are being inspected and fumigated to stave off the mosquito-borne virus. officials with the world health organization at this time do not believe they will have to advise people against travelling to brazil for the summer games. this morning, police are investigating a call to police saying there had been a shooting at the mayor of weymouth's home, and this is what it sounded like. systems. there has been a shooting reported at address -- multiple in. >> sara: that call came in on wednesday and as we reported, the city already investigating a slew of fake bomb threats. the ongoing calls have residents concerned. >> kind of a nuisance, you know. i mean, you get them, and you
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-- where they originate from, and you don't know who is on the other end of the line. >> reporter: earlier this week, shots and -- shops and grocery stores in weymouth got similar calls. this follows a string of automated bomb threats to schools across the state. 5:06. new this morning, a person is hit after being hit by a car near boston college. it happened around 9:30 last night at the corner of beacon and hammond street in chestnut hill. police tell fox25 that the victim was in the crosswalk when he was struck. the driver did stop. take a look at this car. the driver narrowly escaped serious injury when parts of a fence fly through the wind fence fly through the windshield. police say the driver was going down main street in norfolk when that person crashed into a fence sending a large chunk right into the windshield. you can see the damage on the front end of the windshield but luckily that driver walked away without a scratch. donald trump heading back to new hampshire today. he skimmed the gop debate last night which gave other
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some news. fox's joe waldman has highlights from the debate and what trump is doing instead. >> before we get toot issues, let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. [laughter] >> reporter: dominating the news cycle for months, donald trump was in the headlines again tonight, skipping the gop debate just as he said we do, but the billionaire's promise became promising for some of his political rivals capitalizing on fruvrp's absence by getting more facetime for themselves. >> i am a maniac, and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly. and, ben, our terrible surgeon. knew we have gotten the donald trump portion out of way -- [ laughter ] -- >>reporter: trump instead holding a counterrally three miles down the road in des moines raising money for veterans and no coincidence it began the exact same time we have been taking center stage at the debate. >> i didn't want to be here. you have to stick up for your rights. when you are treated badly, you
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rights. >> reporter: may have been hard to ignore the donald drama, the fox moderators tried to bring the focus to the actual issues sparking heated exchanges. >> you said more than that. >> no, i said i do not support blanket -- you. >> you said earned path to citizenship is basically code to citizenship. >> the time and context of that was in 2009 and 2010. >> you have said we should not employee file. how do you square that with the san bernandino case? >> because do it without profiling, meghan, you can do it on the facts. >> reporter: trump's rally sold out raising $5 million for veteran organization. coming up next, the iowa caucuses. blair miller will be in iowa all weekend with live coverage. you can watch his live reports starting sunday at 10:00. a man is in jail this morning accused of killing his estranged wife in front of their four young kids. this was developing on the fox25 morning news all day
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martin mcdonald is accused of killing his estranged wife julie meede on wednesday night by stabbing her to death. he was arraigned yesterday. the oldest of their four children just 11 years old called 911. police say after mcdonald left the murder scene, the 11-year-old went to a neighbor for help. >> she came in here like crying and all upset, and she had blood on her. you know, she kept saying he killed her. he killed her mother. >> sara: police say mcdonald crashed his truck into another car on 495 and told police that he just killed his wife. he will be back in court in march for a probable cause hearing. the four kids are in the four kids are dcf custody. this morning a man is under arrest for illegally buying weapons. the fbi caught daniel mus o in an undercover operation and raided his homes in east kingston, new hampshire. the fbi was tipped as he spoke
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to buy grenades, rockets and $16,000 worth of ammo. after catching anymore the sting, the fbi charged him with violating federal firearms laws violating federal firearms laws. a huge stash of drugs is off the street this morning in boston. police arrested 36-year-old jerister guerrero of jamaica plain yesterday. stopped his car in medford and found a secret hiding spot under the center console that can only be accessed by flip can only be accessed by flipping a switch. police seized 30 grams of heroin and 180 grams of cocaine cocaine. the arrest follows a two-year investigation and guerrero faces multiple charges. police hope this wanted poster will help them find a man accused of breaking into a local pizza joint. officers believe shawn marshal broke into romano's pizza in metheun on saturday and stole a small safe. marshal was also wanted in five other break-ins that happened near the pizza shop that night. traffic and weather every ten minutes. wanted to give you a look at some of your drive times.
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93 from the braintree split to the pike, 9 minutes. 128 from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls, a 22-minute ride for you. a look at that map in ten minutes. shiri? >> shiri: right now looking at dry conditions everywhere except nantucket. temperature-wise up temperature-wise upper 20s, low 30s. 31. we will keep it consistent at 7:00 this morning with the clouds. we will break down the threat of fog today and when do you get passing showers next. one of the top charities for veterans is facing tough questions about how it is spending donations. still ahead, how the wounded warrior project is justifying spending millions spending millions on things other than helping the troops. plus, the phone is ringing off the hook at a local tattoo parlor. why so many people interested in politics are on the other end of the needle. find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple
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to donald trump. a seabrook new hampshire tattoo shop is giving trump tattoos for free. fox25's catherine bircham visited the hot to see why so many are eager for the ink. >> reporter: all started off innocently. when interviewed by a newspaper report for a storrow about about -- a story about politics politics, the owner said he liked donald trump so much we give out his tattoo for free. he never imagined what would follow. [phone ringing] >> reporter: the ringing. >> dragon tattoo. >> reporter: is constant and the appointment book at dragon tattoo. >> looking to get a quote or a portrait. >> reporter: is full. bob holmes will be a tattoo expert on donald trump. >> wow, that is great. >> reporter: many times over. >> we are just enjoying it. it is fun. fun to do something like that. >> reporter: after holmes announced we tattoo trump's
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he has been inundated requests, sure he is losing some revenue but as a trump supporter, he considers it his duty. >> no matter what way of life you have, no matter what do you for a living, how can you not like donald trump. for the future of this country, how can you not. >> reporter: holmes said the most popular request is trump's slogan, make america great again bus he is excited to try his hand on trump's portrait onto a customer tomorrow. as a small business owner, he is drawn to trump's message on the economy. >> i think he is going to run this country like a business, which that is what it is. if you don't think this is a business, then you are naive. >> reporter: although donald trump previously said he doesn't approve of tattoos. holmes said the offer is open for trouvrp take a seat in his chair. >> -- for trump to take a seat in his chair. >> easy, anything he wants. anything he wants. >> reporter: of course for donald it would be free of charge. i did reach out to donald trump via twitter to ask what he thought about the tattoos.
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the shop is booked up for the next two weeks. in seabrook, catherine bircham, fox25 news. >> daniel: catherine, thank you. a portrait of bernie sanders. done at a tattoo shop in new mexico and posted on facebook. this morning the wounded warrior project said accusations against the charity are absurd and it is demanding an apology. a network news report claims the organization only spends 60% of its donations on veteran 60% of its donations on veterans. the report cited tax forms from 2014 that show $26 million was spent on conferences and meetings some of which included stays at five-star hotels. a spokesperson for wounded warriors say almost all of that money was spent on veterans and their family their families to participate in services like mental health programs. 5:17 on your friday morning. want to give you a look at how traffic is doing. a look at the big map. plenty of green on there.
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moving, moving fine in those stretches. moving well in both drinks, expressway from the south heading to the city doing fine at this hour as well. here is a look at one of our cameras. route 1 in saugus. you can see traffic moving south past lynn fell parkway moving fine. a look at some of the drive times as well. so on the pike, 23 minutes. 93 from the braintree flit minutes. from peabody to the weston tolls, a 9-minute commute. shiri, it is a bit foggy. you were mentioning fog. >> shiri: low-hanging fog. even areas with okay visibility even areas with okay visibility, you will see some fog. fog will be the biggest issues on the road this morning through 7 a.m. the rain and the snow today are going to be very minor players in your forecast. yes, we have got some rain attached to that ocean storm over nantucket, but the next one to watch the stuff out of the great lakes and moving across new york today that is where we get additional light
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that's kind of it for the rain this morning. luckily most of it staying offshore which is going to make for a little easier morning commute. spots like nantucket and even the outer cape. we will have to watch this through the morning. in fact throughout day, in this is where we have the best wet of getting some occasional showers. areas like plymouth at 32 degrees. in the clouds there. visibility being reported okay, but i think we need to keep an eye on you in plymouth as well. temperature-wise, 7 a.m. 31 degrees and start off freezing and we get all the way to 40, and starting at 1 p.m., we bring back that chance for showers. take a look -- a quick look in boston right now with mostly cloudy skies. visibility here also okay. 34 now, highs in the upper 40 34 now, highs in the upper 30s with late rain and worcester at 30. we are going to bring in snow later on. it is still going to be above freezing, which means it will not be able to stick very well, but it will fall in the form of some snowflakes. noontime still looking mostly
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the best bet for real patchy snow anywhere rest of 128 and 9 snow anywhere rest of 128 and 95, to the east along the coast 95, to the east along the coastline, it is going to be some drizzle, and it is out of the picture by 10:00 tonight. you wake up to sunshine here tomorrow. increasing clouds and any snow stays over northern new england saturday night, and we have got a warming trend here through the weekend. so for today, we have highs in the upper 30s in boston. 36 in worcester. 41 in plymouth. and expected snowfall, almost nothing. we just have the potential of a dusting in spots like central massachusetts and southern new hampshire. beverly the north shore, end up with a little bit of a patchy coating. you go up north to get any weekend. 41 in boston and 48 here on sunday. so your seven day forecast with the weekend falls view. 42, saturday. 47, sunday. partly cloudy and dry over the weekend. monday, 52 with a late rain, heavy rain. back to you, guys. >> all right, shiri. a handful of protesters remain camped out at a wildlife
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coming up, new video from the fbi of a shoot out from the group that left one person dead. why the feds made the images public. breaking news morning, a deadly fire claims two lives overnight.
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morning to f apple is trying to get people reinterested in the ipad. according to mac.com, apple is planning for the ipad air 3 in march. the company updated the regular ipad and ipad mini in the fall but the first upgrade to the ipad air in 2014. the new product will have an improved camera, flash and louder speakers. the upgrade comes as ipad sales continue to drop over the years. well, you are looking at the winner of this year's gerber baby photo contest. how beautiful is she. this is 7-month-old iyla. her photo was chosen from more than 170,000 entries. judges looked for features like happiness and expressiveness and picking the winner. iyla is from michigan. her parents get $50,000 in prize money.
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>> sara: i love her little cheeks. >> catherine: she is so cute. so cute. people help a little girl after a fire and continue to spread the love. we sold but safyre terry. she was badly burned in a fire and most of her family was killed. she asked for cards for christmas. she received so many. a group that supported her called safyre's angels are helping other kids. they are trying to get donations for two other family donations for two other families who lost everything in fires. paying it forward. >> sara: they are continuing to spread the love. >> catherine: safyre made a huge difference. >> sara: we wish her the best. the video of a little boy reciting his ab cs with his grandma is going viral. >> u. >> v. >> v. >> w -- >> sara: look at his eyes, go, >> w. >> w! >> sara: i love this.
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yeah, go -- >> you did it! [clapping] that is sgron alabama. he has down syndrome and his grandma says that this you video proves that he is just a typical little boy. this has gotten more than 14 million views this morning. i am sure he is going to get 1 i am sure he is going to get 100 million views. >> catherine: i can see why, he is to cute. >> sara: so cute. a little star. great job. >> catherine: absolutely. how are you, shiri. >> shiri: i love that little kid. this morning a slight chance of morning showers, mostly over the outer cape as well as nantucket, but this afternoon the chance also be slightly higher. i will take you hour by hour through rain and snow showers for your friday when we come back. also developing this morning, growing concern about a mosquito-borne virus called zika. the first case diagnosed in
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this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: welcome back, everyone, both rain and snow on the radar this morning. shiri is track both closely and says we won't be dealing with a washout, but we could be dealing with some fog this morning. good morning, everybody, january 29. >> daniel: happy friday. catherine is in for julie. as you mentioned it is friday and we are dealing with fog. >> tgi f, everybody. but the rain is out to sea which is at least going to ease up kind of the morning commute and i am concerned about the fog. providence, rhode island, a quarter-mile visibility down there. anyone traveling down 95, you will find that thicker fog out that way. i have had reports in worcester right now that looks like it is reporting okay, but new bedford reporting okay, but new bedford, the vineyard, southeastern massachusetts. i think the most likely area to deal with on and off foggy spots. remember there are lots of in betweens here. in between where is i get my reports from. watch out for that.
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with a little bit of light rain at 42 degrees. orleans, we are not even getting the sprinkle down to the ground right now, 38 degrees. we will keep an eye on new chatham this morning. the most permanent locations to get the rain. boston stay cloudy. 34 degrees right now. and we have temperatures upper 20s, lower 30s central mass and southern new hampshire with just the clouds. cloudy and dry. 39 degrees and light patchy snow and rain this afternoon with almost no accumulation. i will go over it in detail coming up. here is catherine parrotta with live drive time traffic. catherine, a good time to hit the roads. >> still very quiet on this map. from 128 and 9 from 128 and -- 93 moving fine. nothing in your way. pike moving billion in both directions. the expressway one little slow spot as you approaching quincy there. 128 as you move north doing just fine. a look at our mass pike camera. traffic moving fine as you are approaching brighton. going through brighton.
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on the pike to mass avenue, 22 minutes. 93 from the braintree split to the pike take but ten minutes there. sara and daniel, back over to you. all right, breaking news in got now where fire destroys a house overnight and claims two lives. >> daniel: fire fighters worked frantically to reach them in time. fox25's jessica reyes is at the scene right now and the work continues behind you as crews investigate, jess. >> reporter: it does, daniel. some crews have cleared the scene that the hour, but you can see there are still some workers on scene here this morning on wilie road in groton. we spoke to the chief about an hour ago and he says despite fire fighters' best efforts to get two people out of this home safely, unfortunately two people were killed in this fire people were killed in this fire. it all happened before midnight that the home on wilie road here in groton. you can see the flames plip you can see the flames ripping through the hours in this photo. the fire chief said the flames did move throughout home very,
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was completely engulf once crew was completely engulf once this is video our photographer on scene shot just shortly after the flames were put out this morning. at this point, we know the state fire marshal's office is on scene along with 9 on scene along with the groton fire department and they are working to try to determine how this fire started. now we have known that the two victims are adults, but we are still waiting for more information, including how old they are. as soon as we get that, we will has in right along for you. for now, though, the latest live from groton, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. developing this morning, a dangerous fire has made its way to massachusetts. a local man is being treated for zika. fox25's michael henrich is live in boston this morning, and, michael, the speed of which this virus is spreading is making this an international health alert this morning. >> reporter: and the world health organization estimates 3 million to 4 million people in the americas could be impacted within the next year. they are tracking zika so closely as the boston public
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looking at it as well, because they have announced the first confirmed case here in boston. now the health commission here says that this man who contract says that this man who contracted it did so while traveling abroad. we went to one the areas where the spread of zika is ongoing. known areas of infection around the globe include south america the globe include south america, southeast asia, africa and the pacific island. we have to note the type of mosquito that carries zika is not common here in massachusetts. the boston public health commission is advising pregnant women not to travel the country -- to countries where the zika outbreak is present. because zika is believed to be responsible for 4,000 cases with babies being born with micro cephaly, a birth defect brain. >> we don't expect a major outbreak in the united states despite the fact there are considerable problems in south america.
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health official mixing caution with a dose of perspective. symptoms of zika generally include some combination of fever, muscleaches, conjunctivitis and rash. a large percentage don't show symptoms at all. infection most commonly occurs through the bite of an infected mosquitoes, but health officials understanding of that is evolving. two cases have been linked to sexual transmission. back here to the boston case, that man is expected to make a full recovery. and ahead in the next hour, you will hear more about the impact of zika and the chance it is has to spread more widely throughout the united states. for now though, i am live in boston, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: and we know a lot of spreads. we have extended coverage on the front page of our web site at myfoxboston.com. and we will bring you any new developments as details break on this all morning long. donald trump heading back
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he skipped the gop debate last night which gave other candidates a chance to make some news. fox's joe wal d have highlights from the debate and what trump was doing instead. >> before we get to the issues let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. >> reporter: dominating the news cycle, donald trump was in the headlines again tonight, skipping the gop debate just as he said we do, but the billionaire's promise became promising for his political riv absence. >> i am a maniac and everybody on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly. and ben, you are a terrible surgeon. now that we have gotten the donald trump portion out of the way -- [ laughter ] >> you trump instead holding a counterrally three miles down the road raising money for veterans and no coincidence it began the exact same time we have been taking center stage at the debate. >> i didn't want to be here. i have to be honest.
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rights. when you are treated badly, you have to stick up for your >> reporter: while it may have been hard to ignore the donald drama, the fox moderators tried to bring focus back to the actual issues, sparking a number heated exchanges i do not support -- i do not support amnesty. >> you said more than that. >> i said i do not support blanket citizenship. >> you said earned path to citizenship is basically amnesty. >> it absolutely has been. time and context was in 2009 and 2010. >> you have said that we should not profile. how to you square that with the you san bernandino case speak up do that without profiling, meghan, you can do that on the facts. >> reporter: trump's event raised $5 million for veterans organization. joe waldman, fox news. coming up next the iowa caucuses. blair miller will be in iowa with live coverage. watch his live reports starting sunday at 10. police are investigate a call to police saying there had
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weymouth's home. this is what it sounded like. >> this is life alert automated systems. there has been a shooting reported a 9 reported a at address -- multiple shots fired. >> that call came in on wednesday. as we reported, the city already investigate already investigating a slew of fake bomb threats. the ongoing calls have residents there concerned. >> kind of a nuisance, you know, i mean, you get them and -- you know -- you don't know where they originate from, and you don't know who is on the >> daniel: earlier this week shops and grocery stores in weymouth got automated calls following bomb threats to schools across the state. a man in s in jail accused of killing estranged wife in front of four young kids. this was developing on the fox25 morning news all day yesterday. martin mcdonald is accused of killing his estranged wife julie meede by stabs her to death. he was arraigned yesterday. the oldest of the four children
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after mcdonald left the murder scene, that 11-year-old went to a neighbor for help. >> she came in here like crying and all upset. and had blood on her. and she kept saying, he killed her. he killed her mother. >> reporter: police say mcdonald crashed his truck into another car on 495 and told police that he just killed his wife. he will be back in court in march for a probable cause hearing. the four kids are in dcf custody. and a date is finally set for a retrial in the death penalty sentencing of a convicted murderer. sampson's retrial set for september 14. he was convicted of carjacking and killing two massachusetts men and a man from new hampshire back in 2001. sachson was sentenced to death -- sampson was sentenced to death but a federal judge granted him a new sentencing trial in 2011 because one of the jurors lild about her background. a judge that oversaw the case for 15 years stepped down
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time needed for a new trial. we still don't know the what caused the crash that sent ten elementary school students to the hospital. 9 the kids were on a dunning elementary school bus when it collided with a white sedan yesterday afternoon at the intersection of e gil road in framingham. the students were sent to the hospital and all had minor injuries. we spoke with some of them as they were leaving the hospital. >> i hit my head on metal. >> i saw a bunch of students crying. dads. >>reporter: the school alerted away. well, police have two suspects in custody this morning in collection with the double shooting and stabbing in brookline, and they are still looking for two more people involved in the violence. police say carrie wilcox of dorchester and antonio brown of cambridge and two other men stormed an apartment on st. charles street looking for money. they entered with guns and the
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them with a knife. it resulted into gunfire and stabbings and three men were hurt including wilcox and brown. they were charge while they were in their hospital bed yesterday. the two missing suspects are considered to be dangerous. coming up at 5:41. bad news for ge employees. some workers here in massachusetts are getting laid off. the boston business journal reports that 59 engineer will lose their jobs at facility in lynn. the layoffs are more than 300 job cuts that the company is make making in its ge aviation unit nationwide. ge announced just two weeks ago it is moving its global headquarters to boston. we track traffic and weather every ten minutes. right now the drive times for you. on the pike from the weston tolls to the ted williams, 13 minutes. route 9, 17 minutes. route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls, a 3 weston tolls, a 21-minute ride. we will show that you map in ten minutes. the highest threat is on the outer cape and nantucket. the north and west of boston,
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slightly and ask for late-day snow. you can see how light precipitation is, trace amounts today. i will show where you to plan on a dusting of snow next. it is an unusual solution to a potty problem. coming up on the fox25 news at 6:00, how the word "public bathroom" is being taken to a new extreme. and a mysterious metal box popping up in one city. the only clue, a message from homeland security that says "don't unplug."
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5:45 right now. the sell tricks on a role winning -- celtics are on a role winning -- on a roll winning four in a row and they will try to extend their streak at the garden. the cs will be represented at the all-star game. isaiah thomas got the nod the first time in his career. he average 21 points a game and nine assists. the lowest draft pick to ever
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for the honor of being the shortest all-star in the nba history. calvin murphy was also 5'9". red sox are showing off their new spring training uniforms and checking out the jersey there that got a red retro vibe to them. the jerseys and hats are mostly red all with the florida patches on the side. many fans saying on social need i can't the caps look a lot like the ones wore in 1975 when the team won the al pennant. more than a week before super bowl 50 and police department police departments and the fbi are looking for months to get ready for the big game. the fbi says they are on good for an active shooter or a lone wolf attack. agents have set up a joint operation center in a secret spot near the stadium to response. they also have 80 bomb text and 90 k-9 units looking for explosive. the faa is joining the team to look for rogue drones. this piece of security
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the mysterious metal box showed up earlier without any markings but a homeland security sign that says "do not unplug." turns out to be an air sniffer nut place from the department of homeland security and supposed to detect biological weapons. the box sparked several jokes the box sparked several jokesline with some saying they thought it was selling churros. a new england state is considering a different type of smoking ban. connecticut lawmakers want to ban smoking in cars if there is a child inside. the bill up for consideration would fine smokers $100 in the car with anyone under the age of 18 in that car. supporters say it is all to help protect kids. opponents say it is an invasion of spry see and could lead to police pro -- privacy and could lead to police profile lead to police profiling. they are looking to support such a ban and educate people of the dangers of second-hand smoke. we track traffic and weather every ten minutes.
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the live drive times. on the map north. 128, 93, you are doing fine still north. if you go way up to 93 there, you are starting to get a little sluggish north. a look at that spot a little bit in the next few minutes. shifting west, the pike still moving still. 128 coming from the south doing okay. starting to get sluggish in that spot approaching quincy. going 24 miles per hour. now want to give you a look at one of the cameras. the expressway. you can see traffic moving well through the city and volume is beginning to build. a look at volume drive times. route 9, 16 minutes. 128 from route 1 to the weston tolls about 21 minutes there. and shiri, you were saying that we will dodge most of that rain we will dodge most of that rain. but might have to look out for some fog. >> shiri: absolutely. this morning it will be fog. this afternoon minor snow accumulation. so you see how little it is. you almost have to go into the mountains to get anything to stick here. potential legal a little coating out to keene and
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i want to say that dusting is possible to we get some flurries this evening in spots like beverly or lawrence or worcester as well. that is something to watch, but not be very concerned about. so light snow and rain here this afternoon. but we are talking real life. we are talking real patchy. a little breezy during the evening hours with gusts 20 to 30 miles per hour. any of you friday nighters out there, you probably would like to know about that and dry and warming as we head throughout weekend. this is our ocean storm and almost entirely the rain is staying offshore flirting with nantucket and chatham right now nantucket and chatham right now. rest of the region clouds what comes through later on today. you can see with futurecast. not much clouds and precipitation through noontime. 1 to 7 p.m., your best chance for some of the patchy showers along the coastline. drizzle. further inland flurries and a lonely light snowshower coming on through. by 7 p.m., cold enough even in the new boston area to get a couple of flurries. they are gone by 10:00.
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they have sunshine when you wake up tomorrow morning. 7 a.m. saturday. now as we now as we into the afternoon, in come the clouds and snow that starts popping up along the u.s. and canada border, but in is going to stay exclusively in northern new england where we get minor snow accumulation. here in southern new england, we will see clouds come on through saturday night and by sunday, more breaks in the cloud cover, so i am going to go with a partly sunny forecast here on sunday. notice boston starting at 1 p.m. you have that risk for rain today, but in worcester, it snows. even though you are above freezing, still cool enough for it to start falling as snow. anywhere west of 95 and 128 you have to watch out for that, coast itself, temps in the 40s, lower 40s and the risk of rain up and down the coastline. over the weekend we spart with upper 40s by sunday. a dry weekend forecast. 52 by monday with nighttime showers.
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five people are now in jailbreak in southern california. among those, a woman who worked at the jail teaching english. police believe the teacher provided maps of the area around the prison to the three men who escaped last week. the other suspects are alleged vietnamese gang members. two of the three escapees have ties to the game. they are believed to be extremely dangerous. in an unexpected move, the fbi released video of the shooting that killed a oregon wildlife protester. on tuesday a traffic stop with the protesters and the fbi led to a shootout. the video is from a fbi you plane, and shows the protesters getting out of his truck, putting his hands in the air and lowering them toward the body. the 55-year-old had a loaded gun in his pocket and that's
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>> it was a reckless action that resulted to what you see today. >> sara: the protest leader ammon bundy said his man was gunned down in cold blood. the fbi released video to show that the man was acting recklessly by motioning toward his gun. the long-time protest came to a halt when bundy urged his followers to step down. only four protesters remain. three massachusetts natives make their way through the next round of "american idol." but one nearly missed the cut i am a sexy girl until you know . >> daniel: bedford native marlene that johnson. she forget the words to "stay she forget the words to "staying alive" from the bee gees. even without the words she proved to the judges she was worth sticking around. sonica and jessica also passed on to the next round.
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