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now at 5:00, a pair of robberies. police need to find out why if the same suspect hit both stores and how one suspect had to be taken to the hospital. donald trump causing controversy with veterans this time after accepting a purple heart by always wanted to get a purple heart. this is much easier. >> elizabeth: the outrage and how turning their back on those who endorsed him. the freak accident that could sideline hanley ramirez. >> announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning. it is 5:00 on this wednesday morning. it is august 3. thanks for being with us this morning. i am gene lavanchy. >> elizabeth: i am elizabeth hopkins in today for sara underwood. summer is finally back in the forecast here, but
little bit and get through a little fog that i traveled through this morning. she is in the fox25 stormtracker weather center with towns being impacted right now. >> reporter: and as expected we are seeing more fog popping this hour than last hour. and my word of warning is this, that it will continue to get worse by 6 a.m. by 7 a.m. expecting improvements. dense fog in beverly and bedford not looking much better in lawrence and orange. dense fog in place and fog from norwood down to new be probably will slow you down because it is dense fog and many spots out here. the last day where we have the sun going down at 8:01 during the 8 p.m. hour. after that we are losing daylight fast and we will break that down coming up. early morning temperatures 50s and 60s and a special start and you can see that hour-by-hour forecast in boston has us staying kind of mild here through the morning hours. and 7 a.m., 65 degrees.
the middle 70s and from there, upper 70s this afternoon in boston. and we have got a lot of hotter spots further inland where the 80s back. the cape today gets up to about 77 degrees and i will take you town by town coming up. julie grauert is standing by with live drive time traffic and julie, i do feel fog is an issue for the next two hours. >> julie: you are right, shiri, a little tough for cox to fly for us until that fog has cleared. i will be tracking all of it for you. not is so quiet. expressway clear. 128 moving along fine from canton, dedham, needham up to the pike. north of the pike 93 south and route 1 look good. average speeds 71 miles per hour on 93 out. 23 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway. 19 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. back to you. happening now, the search is on for a man who may have
>> elizabeth: it may have happened when a dozen police officers were out interacting with the community. catherine parrotta is live with the information we collected overnight. catherine? >>reporter: there is where one of the armed robberies is reported to have happened. we are talking about an armed robbery. the suspect had a knife in these instances. still in the process of collecting information and here is what we know about this to far. the first calls started coming in of an armed robbery and the location of that was 129 liquors on salem police are on the keen with dogs trying to find the suspect. a call short time later of a similar robbery in town. that one was a convenient store and the two locations are three miles apart. according to the lowell sun, no one was hurt and one of the clerks had to go to the hospital because she was shaken up. in both cases the suspect was a white man with a gray sweatshirt and a large knife. this all happened as the community was participating in national night out which is when a lot people are out and about in the community.
robberies were reported to have happened. i did call billerica police and told to get more information between 8:00 or so. now live in billerica, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. donald trump leaving many scratching their heads again this morning following questionable comments on the campaign trail. fox25's daniel miller joins us and daniel, parents, veterans and members of his own party find his remarks insulting. >> daniel: response to donald trump come in waves. the latest backlash a veteran nominee when a veteran failed gave trump his purple heart. >> in the midst of a public spat with the parents of an american soldier killed in combat, donald trump tried to show he has military support. >> a man came up to me and he handed me his purple heart. i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was muchizeyer.
honor. >> reporter: in response, the military order of the purple heart put out a statement saying that the purple heart is america's oldest decoration created by george washington in 1782 and nobody tries to get one. meanwhile, democratic candidate for senate and recipient of the purple heart tammy duckworth twaeted this picture of herself at donald trump saying, quote, this is how one usually looks when you are awarded the pur nothing easy about it. some republicans are fed up. richard hanna, a new york gop congressman wrote an op-ed saying while i disagree with her on many issues, i will vote for mrs. clinton. clinton forker president obama weighed in calling on republicans to dump trump. >> i think the vermont republican nominee is unfit to serve as president. >> reporter: but trump may be one abandoning his party. in an interview with the
heavyweights john mccain and house speaker paul ryan in their primary fight, but the crowded trump rallies don't seem to mind the fractures. supporters cheer even when candidate jokes of taking out crying babies. >> don't worry about that baby. i love babies. i hear their baby crying, i like -- actually i was only kidding, you can get the baby out of here. [ laughter ] >> reporter: meanwhile, new hampshire senator kelly e finds herself in the crosshairs of donald trump. she blasted him for his reaction to the k han family. she is seeking reelection this fall in a tweet yesterday afternoon, she shot back at trump saying she calls it like she sees it and will always stand up for military families. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. senator elizabeth warren echoing trump's comments of
economy. she waited until her lecture was over before attacking the republican candidate. >> donald trump proves every single day that he is unfit to be president of the united states. if he were a reality tv show at this point, we have been cancelled. >> elizabeth: senator warren is expected to peak in worcester at clark university. hillary clinton is taking her campaign to colorado. she will attend a pricey fundraiser tonight tickets cost between $10,000 and $50,000. more fallout for the dnc this morning, three top officials have stemmed down after the committee's e-mail system was breached, the ceo, communication and chief financial officer all left. a week ago wikileak posted 20,000 of the city's e-mails and officials showing favoritism to clinton in the fight against bernie sanders. the white house is coming
amount of money sent off to iran. according to the "the wall street journal," the white house secretly set $400 million in cash to iran using unmarked cargo planes and foreign currency. it happened around four american hostages were released from custody, but the white house says not ransom money but part of a settlement of a failed arms deal back in the 197s. a wake will take place for a boston boy who drounld at carson beach. members and family and friends -- family members and friends 7-year-old kazr willis. he died one week ago walking away from a day camp in outy. at a vigil for kazr, his uncle tells us his family overwhelmed by the support they have received. they didn't know and they came out and looked for him. we want to thank the bpd and the state police. >> gene: the funeral for willis will take place at the
a salem man is behind bars this morning after admitting to strangling his wife. he in court yesterday morning and he walked into the station and told him that he killed his wife carmela. he also learned -- we also learned that he has a long history of violence. in 1994 he was charged with domestic assault and battery after his wife said he tried to kill her. last year she filed for divorce and in may she filed for a restraining order. >> this is not his behavior at extend, like at all. i honestly, like, complete shock. everybody is in complete shock. this is not normal behavior for him at all. police say that he changed his facebook page status to widower before he turned himself in. the owner of a cab company facing tax fraud charges and could face two years in prison. edward tugenen and in court. he agreed to pay $2 million in fines and penalties.
20% of all taxi medallions in the city. a local auto shop worker is accused of taking inappropriate picture of a kut mere. he took pictures up the dress of a woman in tewksbury. police say he was standing below the number two a pit area at the time. the victim said she looked down and saw the phone pointed up at her. developing this morning, the reason for red sox fans to be worry. hanley ramirez fell in the clubhouse after last night's game and hurt his left wrist and went for sprays. as for the game last night, a tough one, rookie was on the perch for the major league debut. and hanley solo home run in the 4th. but the wheels come off the wagon in the 8th. the sox up 4- david price gives up four straight hits, and then robinson canoe takes fernando ab ad deep to right.
takes the lead. and benetendi with a chance to be a hero. he gets caught looking and there goes your ball game as the mariners beat the red sox at a heartbreaker. 5-4 the final. good morning, everyone, we check weather and traffic every ten minutes. 93 southbound, a nice easy commute. 20 minutes from 49 in andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: 63 in boston. the nice thing the city itself low clouds and patchy fog around the area and will last us until 7:00 this morning. temperatures start going up and i will tell whether you you will be stuck in the 70s or back to the 80s next. 5:11. a new business opening up in boston. the city's first medical marijuana dispensary opens its doors in just a few hours. the service that this facility will offer that makes it different than all others in the state. instagram is moving in on
a woman is nursing some serious injuries after being attacked by two dogs while she was out for a walk. fox25 jessica reyes is in salem, and jess, witnesses say those dogs charged at her for no apparent reason. >> right, elizabeth. the investigation is far from over. it was just a vicious and the woman was rushed to the hospital. cell phone video. and neighbors shared this video with our crews last night and you can see the victim laying on the ground with the neighbor holding her. this all happened around 7:3, and his taking her lab for a walk on overstreet when those two pit bulls charged at them. >> i heard the dogs getting -- getting the lady and i ran down and she was on the ground and her hand was all ripped open.
>> reporter: other neighbors told our crews that one of the pit bulls attacked the lab while the other attacked the owner. police in salem did tell our crews here that the woman was rushed to the hospital, but as of this morning, no charges have been filed against the owner of those two pit bulls. we will follow this all morning and keep you posted throughout the morning here on fox25 morning news. for now live in salem, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. 5:16. an update now on the health of a massachusetts state senator. we learned that senator ken middlesex county had a brain tumor removed and resting comfortly. donnelly was rushed to mass general and overwhelmed with the love and support that they have received. a fox25 investigation looks at how long it takes your fire department to respond to a fire. a lot of us don't think of response times until we need help, and every second counts. >> it can be the difference between a fatal fire and -- and, you know, a rescue and
guidelines for a fire response is six and a half minutes. they found that over a third of defendants in massachusetts are over that limit. but also found inconsistencies in the data given us to by the state. ahead on fox25 news at 10, we go right to the fire chiefs to learn some of the factors and how they can be fixed. good morning, everyone. we track traffic and weather every ten minutes and right now, i still love what i am seeing out there. it is 5:16. i don't pe you have an hour and 15 minutes to get organized and get out the door. expressway nothing slowing you down. 128 northbound and southbound moving along fine. here are those live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 9 minutes on the expressway. 20 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. when i say everything is fine, i mean as far as accidents or delays go, but i know, shiri, you are tracking some fog out will, so that could thank could be a concern for morning
to far to good. n boston and bedford coming out of lawrence or norwood, you are going to encounter that fog. look at today's warm-up. 81 degrees which is completely normal. tomorrow, 86. 90s back on friday and we take a little bit of a step back over the weekend because a front coming through will cool things down and will take away some of the humidity that builds in by the end of the week. i have to say really comfortable right now. 63 degrees in boston. but i want to take you out to norwood, we have fog in place. notice visibility around a mile or even slightly less than that. 51 degrees. typically my cooler spots are the ones that have the fog in the morning but the next two hours, drive cautiously this morning because of that. 7 a.m., a couple of lingering low clouds, 61 degrees. the sun is back by 8, 9:00 this morning with temperatures getting close to 70 degrees. by 11 a.m., 76 degrees. we are up around 80 by 1:00 this afternoon. lower 80s for highs with lots
and early fog and you can see that they have been out of the picture fairly quickly. by 5 p.m., drive home from work and lunchtime, any afternoon plans in the evening, features very bright conditions. definitely a day to keep the sunscreen very close. sunglasses as well. more tomorrow. sunshine in place. and all the way to northern new england and any kind of clouds and storms and by friday, a nice trend continues and are pushing in hotter temperatures levels. i think the humidity is probably not going to get uncomfortable until we hit about saturday. 79 if not 80 degrees in boston. 82 in brookline. 85 in lawrence. mid-80s all the way to fitchburg, maynard, mendon, 82. worcester, 82. mid-80s for much of southern new hampshire. 82 brockton to bridgewater. upper 70s for the cape and island. nantucket a touch cooler at 74
or last night rather, we are going to have lows back into the 50s, the 60s, and without the humidity, so it is going to be another fresh, kind of crisp start to the day. tomorrow's highs makes it into the middle 80s. 89 in lawrence. the seven-day forecast with the weekend always in view has 86 tomorrow with sunshine. 90 and mostly sunny on friday. saturday, some of the thunderstorms at 86 degrees and 82 on sunday with humidity dropping. sunshine ruling the second half of the weekend. back to you. shiri, thank you. putting a ban on pokemon go. the group that could be barred from playing the most popular game in massachusetts. these guys are going to need bigger boat. used to snag a 13-foot hammerhead shark. and we are counting down to our next zip trip on friday. we are headed to norwood. encouraging everyone to come and see us. we will be there along with shiri spear, michele lazcano and a special guest from fox25 as well.
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. 5:24 this morning. instagram is adding a new feature in a bid to lure users away from snapchat. the debut of instagram stories. the similar feature to snapchat stories. string together a number of pictures or videos taken over the last 24 hours. instagram is owned by facebook that tried to purchase snapchat two years ago. >> elizabeth: you know, you just -- i am not a fan of the change to the instagram. it what they rolled out. we already are that. >> julie: stay authentic. >> three-time olympic medalist aly raisman is showing that olympians come in all size. it is like shiri and gene. she -- she posted this on twitter comparing herself to member of the u.s. men's volleyball team. 5'2"and that is david lee who is 6 foot 8.
on instagram with the caption when you are 5'2" and the cuban volleyball players are 6'9". hashtag short girl problems. >> she is so cute and little. fun picture there is. friends in florida, will need a bigger boat. check this out. these three fishermen reeled in a 13-foot hammer head shark off the coast of ft. myers. were they riding it? >> it looked like they were on top. you rarely see these videos of the hammer whites. >> oh, my gosh. they used a stingray as bait. they caught the shark and released -- and rode the shark or sat on top of it and released it back. >> elizabeth: they released it back because could have swallowed head, tail. >> julie: when sharks attack. be careful there, guys. shiri. >> shiri: i will be really careful. clouds and fog. swallowing the buildings in
right now and if you have any golfing plans this morning, i just have that fog and the low clouds lingering through 7 or 8 a.m. by the time you hit late morning. 70s, 80s coming into town along with the sunshine. i will time out your warm-up next. a massive air bag recall causing long lines at local dealerships. the backlog that is forcing some to wait weeks for repairs and now honda is trying to some to wait weeks for repairs and now honda is trying to make it up to their customers . >> reporter: you may not be
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sunshine and 80s are coming back to town. meteorologist shiri spear says no need for the umbrella today. in the storm tracker weather center. speedy warm-up, shiri. >> pretty quick warm-up gene and elizabeth. temperatures starting out in the 50s and my coolest spot where we are seeing the worst fog. norwood down to 51 degrees. how about that for a nice crisp start to the day. 58 in lawrence and portsmouth, new hampshire. 59 in worcester. 63 in and in nantucket. so visibility right now not a problem over the cape and islands. look at that, taunton down to a mile and three quarters. under a mile in norwood and in bedford and lawrence. dense fog in beverly even though boston not reporting fog. we take look at the city just a moment ago and the clouds are settling over the city and half-mile visibility in keene. quarter mile in orange. your day planner involves patchy fog lasting until 7:00 this morning.
between 7 and 8 it lifts noontime. 78 and lunchtime. 80 is back along with the sun. how long this hot stretch continues coming up. julie is back with live drive time traffic starting things off north of the pike. >> things moving smoothly north of the pike shiri. route 1, 93 south clear. pike, speed limit from 495 to 128 and into the alton-brighton areas. the expressway one of those rare times when you can hop on the expressway and actually hit the speed limit. just saw this icon pop up on the expressway. northbound right as you approach columbia road. i will check on that and tweet out any updates. here are the live drive times. 11 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. 29 minutes on 93 south. 11 minutes on 128 northbound. back to you. julie, thank you. our top story at 5:30. billerica police are searching for a man that may have robbed two local stores at knifepoint in just a few minutes. it happened at a convenience
it happened when police were taking part in a community outreach event. in both cases the suspect wore a gray hoodie and carried a large hunting knife. presidential candidate donald trump is facing criticism from within his own party. in an interview with the"washington post,", he refused to endorse paul ryan and john mccain. and another new hampshire senator kelly ayotte slammed and saying he is more popular in her state than she is. gardner democrat filed a bill on monday that would bar sex offenders from playing augmented reality games including pokemon go. he says preventing predators from using that app will safeguard others who play. local drug ring accused of hiding cocaine, heroin and in
than two pounds of drugs and $10,000 in cash. in these pictures you can see money hidden in clothes and drugs stuffed into a blender and coffee machine.they try to be as innovative as possible whether creating hives in motor vehicles or tractor-trailers or whatever they can and creating safe house where is they can keep drugs. >> police say the drug ring operated out of two homes in she will e. all seven suspects are from the dominican republic. happening today, the first medical marijuana dispensary in boston op we got an early look inside. fox25's michael henrich live at the facility on milk street and michael there are dispensary is raising some security concerns. >> reporter: raising some security concerns because it will actually deliver the medical marijuana to certain customers a of they come to milk street and set things up. we will talk about that in just a moment. show you the outside. one of the noticeable things about the first medical
very noticeable from the outside. it is not a storefront. s inside the actual building and no great signage that might tell you what might be inside. this location is run by patriot care and fox25 did, in fact, get an early look inside for you. the 7th dins pencery in the commonwealth and -- the 7th dispensary in the commonwealth and patients purchased marijuana in the month of june in the state. patriot care will medical marijuana to patients who cannot make it out to the milk street location as i mentioned. boston police commissioner bill evans spoke with fox25 about some the security concerns that might cause. >> i don't have any problems with medical marijuana as long as it is for the right reasons. we are watching to make sure -- that they are getting there safely and if a problem develops, we will work with the company.
but massachusetts does have a valid question in november asking voters about legalizing recreational marijuana. now stick with fox25 morning news. in just a few minutes in the 6:00 hour, more inside the dispensary and chance to speak with some of the leaders of patriots care and to ask about that ballot question. for now, live in boston, michael henrich, fox25 morning news. two men are held without bail following ative traffic stop in salem. salem kelvin mendoza and another for driving the wrong way. they were armed with unlicensed guns and got angry with police for pulling them over and referenced police shootings across the country. officers were also listening to police scanners on an app during that traffic stop. a worcester dentist accused of sexually assaulting a female patient is free on bail. dr. nikhil patel and in court.
inappropriately touching a 36-year-old woman while working on her teeth. the patient said he touched her on her breasts four times. a judge ordered him to stay away from the patient until the case is over. it may take days to remove animals from a ten net farm. a long process started yesterday. westport police found hundreds of animals dead, dying and in deplorable conditions on the 71-acre property owned by richard medero s that rents it piece of evidence that we collect by purpose of our investigation that will take weeks are to the months. >> the spca is calling it one of the largest animal cruelty cases in the history of the region. police tell fox25 that each of the 1,000 animals is its own case file and more than 20 renters involved in addition to the overall owner. commuter rail riders can expect weekend closure as the
crews will begin working on the 459 mandate that requires all lines to use a control system to keep trains from colliding into one another at high speed. they plan to conduct installation work at a time beginning on the southern section of the city starting next april. and layoff mace be looming at the mbta. the t may consider shutting 150 jobs. that is after 260 employees already took buyouts. the t says the layoff potential $110 million budget deficit. being up front about food safety. the tough new rules that let diners in boston know how they stack up during health no. inspections. they have been friends much longer than their parents have been enemies. how chelsea clinton and ivanka trump stayed close despite their parents intense fight for the white house. >> elizabeth: an interesting story.
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good wednesday morning. we track traffic and weather together for you every ten minutes. live look at the expressway right now. the reason we are seeing heavier, steadier volume at this earlier hour is because of that accident. i mentioned it in my last report. it is on the expressway northbound at savin hill. that is lowering things down a little earlier than usual.
13-minute drive time on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. shiri. >> summertime and talk about beach weather. sunny, calm conditions. uv index is very high. waves only 1 to 2 feet. the next high tide around 12:30 this afternoon just after lunchtime. temperature-wise, upper 70s for the cape. 74, nantucket. 80 degrees in plymouth and a few more 80-degree readings from salisbury up to hampton beach after cloud cover. i will time out when that fog out of the picture coming up. local honda owner also have a hard time replacing faulty and potentially deadly air bags in their cars. 70 million vehicles have been recalled for defective air bags. and two other recalls caused a backlog of repairs. contact a done this dealer as soon as possible. the company is offering free
the short list of u.s. states making netflix customers pay sales tax on their monthly fee. forces fem to pay 6% tax on any digital download or subscription service. rate now massachusetts does not charge a similar tax on netflix, but stay tuned as we say in the business. >> elizabeth: yes, we shall see. we are keeping you up to date live with all of our reporters after this break. a message on a web how one company said they won't hire him because of a comment he made about women. gunhots sending customers
if you are just joining us, up to the minute on all of our top stories. . >> gene: two dogs are under investigation for attacking a woman out for walk. and the hunt is on for the hunt for a man with a knife that may have robbed two stores. catherine parrotta is live in billerica. catherine? >> reporter: one of the locations here, 129 liquors and collecting informing about exactly what happened and here is what we know so far. around 9:00 for reported armed robbery and again at that location 129 liquors located on salem road in billerica. police were on the scene with dogs trying to find the suspect and also a call about a similar robbery happening at another business in town, a convenience store on boston road. two locations are about three miles apart. and in both cases, the suspect was described as a white man in a gray sweatshirt with a large knife. the timing of all of this was somewhat interesting.
up in 15 minutes. live in billerica, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. and this morning police are investigating after two pit bulls attacked a woman and her dog. we have some cell phone video from the scene last night. you can see the victim laying on the ground here with a neighbor holding her. this all happened around 7:30 last night here in salem. neighbors say that woman was taking her lab on a walk on overstreet when two pit bulls charged at them. they say that one of the dogs first attacked the lab, while police say the woman has severe years to her hand and was rushed to the hospital. neighbors tell thus was a horrific and vicious attack and we will be hearing from some of those neighbors coming up in a half hour. live in salem, yes, sir yes, sir, fox25 morning news. i am -- -- i am jessica reyes, fox25 news. in boston the first medical marijuana dispensary is expected to open on milk street.
inside. look at the main lobe. one of the media representatives spoke with me off camera saying it probably is not what most people would expect. the 7th dispensary in the commonwealth overall. the first one in boston. this one stands out because patriot care as it is called will deliver medical marijuana to people who cannot make it to the dispensary in person. mayor walsh spoke with fox25 opening and stick with fox25 after the morning because after this report, i will head in and move these reports inside and give you an even closer look at what this sort of operation looks like. live in boston, michael henrich, fox25 morning news. breaking news in dubai where officials say there have been an incident involving a passenger jet. pictures popping up online showing air jet smoking on the runway. they are not providing many
no reports of any years right now. we will continue to follow the story and have updates on it throughout the morning. now 5:48 this morning, and you said you were dealing with the fog. >> only in spots, shiri and depends on where you landed today. >> very patchy. very patchy stuff depending on the temperature and elevation and a lot of stuff and the fog will stick with us until 7 or 8:00 at the relateest. sun is already up and hard to tell because of sunshine at 8:01. the last 8 p.m. sunset of the summer. by august 23, the sun does not come up until 7 a.m. we have equal daylight and darkness september 25. to we are losing over -- almost two and a half hours of daylight by the end of september here. that is kind of fast, right. about two minutes a day. two and a half minutes a day.
bright right now, but remember the fog will lift between 7 and 8. 8 a.m. temperatures are making their way into the low and mid-60s and we warm up like this. once the fog is out of the picture, sunshine can do its thing and boost those temps to 75 at noontime in boston. lower 80s inland. the beach is running a touch cooler both at lunch and through the afternoon. afternoon temperatures ranging from upper 70s at our local beaches from portsmouth down to the north shore, boston and south mid-70s over the cape and islands. 5 p.m. drive home from work, 80s inland and plenty of sun. the hot pots from the merrimack valley. middle 80s in lowell, nashua, metheun, haverhill. billerica up to 83 degrees and framingham and norwood. 77 on the vineyard. worcester today makes it to 82 and boston will get up to about 80 degrees. we have james taylor playing at fenway park this evening that starts at about 75 degrees at 7 p.m. then we sink
in layer it is you catch a chill easily. tomorrow morning, more 50s and 60s and temperatures a couple of degrees warmer. mid- to upper 80s tomorrow. look at that 87 in fitchburg or 89 in lawrence. norwood gets to 86. the seven-day forecast with the weekend always in rue. hot. and the warm-up continuing on friday with a high of 90. tossing in scattered clouds. no thunderstorms and showers until saturday. scattered storms. 86. going to get stiy my pick of the weekend, high, 82. send you over to julie. and you are certainly seeing the fog out there now. >> julie: yes, i am, shiri. you have been telling us about it and seeing it on several of my traffic cameras. this is on the zakim bridge. this shot is just about fogged out. we have an accident on the expressway northbound, a multicar crash near freeport street. north of thepike, things look
showed you. 11 minutes. 23 minutes on 93 south. 20 minutes on 128 southbound florida route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. 5:51 this morning. a story many of you are talking about this morning. a local woman turned down a man's advances onan online dating site and his response was appalling and posted it on facebook for everybody including a employer. that message cost the man a job. >> daniel: fox25 spoke to an attorney and the employer had every right to pass the man up for a job after seeing his comments. we are not using the local woman's name because fears the man she dejected may try to exact revenge after his message cost him a job opportunity. she said not a great way to speak to women. i'll pass.
a future job. his reply implied sexual assault. and one of the women who saw that viewed the man's application for a tech company. fox25 talked with that employer about why he is out of a job. >> i hope that that guys stop talking to women like that on the internet. at least think twice about it realizing that they can't stay anonymous. >> daniel: this is creating a lot of buzz this morning. when incident on the website reddit. responses flowed in defending the man. one man responded we all snap from time to time. online date something hard for men, and even a threat to sue. an attorney said not only this perfectly legal, a reminder not to post anything that could come back to haunt you. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. a terrifying robbery caught on camera.
into this store. two employees escaped into a back office as customers hit the floor. one of the robbers points a shotgun at the head of the man and fire several shots into the office trying to get the door open. he fails and the men run out of the store. no one was. police in atlanta trying to find out who killed a pair of high school seniors behind a supermarket. a delivery driver found the bodies of the 17-year-olds. their cars were still at the scene. investigators think the victims arrived at the store between 2:00 and 3 a.m. police shot and killed a woman in baltimore who held police at bay for hours and shared videos of the standoff on instagram. what are they trying to do? >> they are trying to kill us. >> elizabeth: video she uploaded of her 5-year-old son during that standoff in
police say that gain had a 12-gauge shotgun and pointed that gun at them before police open fired. ghost gains and officers fired several shots before she was killed. her 5-year-old son was also hurt in that shootout. investigators now know what started a deadly fire in the big sur area california. fire officials say an illegal campfire sparked the wildfire that burned more than 40,000 acres and claimed 57 homes. a bulldozer operator died when his equipment rolled down a hill. the familyf the family of a "star trek" actor killed when his suv rolled into him is viewing the vehicle maker. andrew yelchin died when his jeep grand cherokee pinned him against the pillar. lawyers for george elchin's parents say it had a faulty shift that caused it to roll. the company issued a recall months before that wreck.
begin aerial spraying a 10-square-mile stretch of miami with insect identify. the area includes part of the city where 15 people came down with zika in the past few weeks. stopping the spread of zika won't be easy. cdc says the insecticides are not working as well as they have hoped and the mosquitoes may be immune to it. now that the zika is here, the u.s. is concerned that the u.s. does not have the resources to combat the virus. they want back to vote on a bill to fight the virus. they blocked funding for zika in earlier sessions. congress is not expected to return to washington until next month. president obama and michelle hosting a state dinner at the white house. the on guest list, the prime minister of singapore and his wife. it marks the first official visit by a prime minister from singapore in 30 years to celebrate the 50th anniversary
country. the event was aheaded by a who's who in politics and businesses with links to singapore. an interesting story. their parents may be rivals but ivanka trump said she is not letting the race for president interfere with her friendship with chelsea clinton >> the intensity and scrutiny of this moment in our lives is pretty extreme, to so we have stayed close to one another maybe a little less publicly so, but she is a good friend. never talked about politics before the campaign, and they are just avoiding the subject now. that is not easy to do. >> elizabeth: not easy to do with high-profile. >> what my mother said about your father. we have a problem. >> gene: being a lot more mature. >> elizabeth: then some of the other people in this event. boston looks to go green. coming up new at 6:00, the major step forward the city is banning plastic bags.
cool with a fan in the stands. the confrontation and the apology from that major leaguer in the middle of the game. we track weather and traffic every ten minutes. looking for this accident to clear on freeport street. shiri. waking up to fog and sunny spots. a little both in boston but keeping a close eye on that
now at 6:00, a pair of robberies minutes apart. police are trying to figure out if the same suspect hit both stores how one clerk had to be taken to the hospital. donald trump causing controversy this time after accepting a purple heart. >> i always wanted to get a purple heart. this is much easier. >> the outrage from purple heart recipients and how donald trump is turning his back on republicans who endorsed him. the red sox losing more than just a game in seattle. the freak accident that could sideline hanley ramirez. >> announcer: complete news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody. 6:00 on this wednesday morning, it is august 3. hope your morning is off to a great start. i am gene lavanchy. >> i am elizabeth hopkins. looks like the shire out there. i looked out the window and it is so foggy. summer is back in the forecast. meteorologist shiri spear. look at that. >> the neat thing is how quickly that can end up lifting. of course we have had things as expected here in the last