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. now at 4:00 and breaking this morning. things getting back to normal on the mass pike after drivers were stranded for hours. the major multicar crash that backed up traffic for miles early this morning. plus a jogger found brutally murdered and dumped in the woods. the big warning for residents in this small town as police step up their patrols. and fire fighters greeted with a very dangerousit the raging fire that caused $1 million in damage. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> julie: good morning, everyone, 4:00 on tuesday, august 9. i am julie grauert. we have another hot day in store. and some inland towns could hit 90 degrees. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now with an update
forecast. shir. >> shiri: off to a quiet start. northeast in the 50s to the 70s. 52 in norwood. 57 in bedford. 72 in boston. lots of 60s into lawrence and nashua over to worcester. 66234 hyannis and 54 on the vineyard. some of the cool spots leading to fog in the usual spots like around the norwood airport and down to the vineyard. a little bit of fog in place forecast have temperatures starting close to 60 degrees at 6 a.m. moving near 70 degrees by 8 a.m. and by lunchtime today, we will be back into the mid-80s. expecting inland towns and cities. cooler at the coastline and a town by town break-up coming up. back to you for live drive time traffic. >> julie: more on that accident off the pike. you see the maps, things moving along fine on route 1 and 93 south.
southbound in the dedham area as you approach 135, but otherwise things look good. the live drive times, eight minutes on the expressway from the brain-tree split. 23 minutes on 93 south. 11 minutes on 128 northbound from westwood to the weston tolls. and back to the breaking news this morning. a devastating overnight crash on the mass pike. it happened as you zoom in here near exit 2 another southborough around midnight. rescue vehicles rushing to the scene. the westbound lanes were closed for three hours. people were sitting on the roofs of their cars walking on the highway waiting for their lanes to reopen. [sirens] there are the sound of the sirens. traffic started moving an hour ago. we are trying to confirm with police exactly what happened. we know that several cars were involved. happening now, delta airline is warning passengers could be hundreds of flight cancellations and delays again
caused computer systems to fail around the world. right now the 5:45 to tampa and the 6 a.m. flight to laguardia airport out of logan are already cancelled, but we will keep an eye on any other delays. passengers left strand ready receiving refunds as $200 travel vouchers. the airline does not know what caused the computer failure or if the computer system was able to cover quickly. 4:03 is the time and new this morning, tewksbury police tweeting this picture of a water main break at andover street. you can see a huge puddle of water bubbling up. water service in the area will be impacted for several hours. princeton police find a woman dead and burned in a quiet town. police are beefing up their patrols as they continue to investigate her murder. the story was breaking this time yesterday after the victim was found hours after she was last seen. the victim left her mother's house sunday afternoon to go
discovered in the foods. the community is told not to walk alone and be aware of their surroundings. station's christine mccarthy has the disturbing details in the case. >> reporter: this is a how a former colleague and friend wants to remember melissa. happy and smiling on a work trip to seattle. >> very sad. so young. and you wonder why somebody would to this. >> reporter: residents of quiet princeton her the horrifying truth how saturday. >> we have a horrible set of circumstances and we will do whatever we can to make sure this investigation is carried out. >> reporter: a leominster native in 2011 bu grad was living in new york city and working at google. an avid runner. she was here in princeton visiting her mother within she left for a job sunday afternoon. her body recovered less than mile from her mother's home on brook station road. investigators are looking into
her body they say was burned. >> people should be concerned. we are asking them to use an abundance of caution. that warning to be vigilant with a killer at large have residents unniece town that haven't seen a murder in 30 years. >> i have two young daughters that live in town and jog regularly, and, you know, i am just worried. >> reporter: as investigators search or foot for evidence at the crime scene, neighbors feel the pain of the heartbroken family. >> i am just grieving for that family. right now. >> reporter: christine mccarthy, fox25 news. >> julie: just terrible. police are hoping there are witnesses that come forward. want to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious between 1 and 4 p.m. we are heading to princeton and their live report at 5 a.m. looking for this man accused of raping a child to. 29-year-old eric william silva will be in sharon will and
as new jersey. multiple warrants for his arrest. police posted this on their facebook page but no other information from the crime has been released. a father has now admitted to killing his daughter. walter desilva shot 19-year-old is breen that desilva. the teenager just returned home from grocery shopping when she was killed. according to court documents obtained from the standard times. he said he killed his daughter because she was dating an older ma attempting to kill his ex-wife who was sabrina's mother. police in california are still searching for the suspect who shot and killed a lowell native playing pokemon go. calvin riley was killed playing the game. he was a baseball coach and coached at a camp. his family was well known in the community before they moved to the west coast five years ago. >> he was an awesome kid.
everybody loved his family. they did so much for baseball. >> there is like no bad things to say about him. he always was there to talk and he hauls a smile. i don't think i ever saw him frown once. >> kelvin riley was the oldest of three siblings. his cousins started a go fund me page where they raised over $54,000 so far. a controversial stop for pokemon go are offending survivors of the fire in rhode island. 00 people were kil it is now a poke stop in the game. survivors and family members have asked the developer to remove the site from the game. a memorial is currently being built there there to remember the victims. it is now 4:07. a raging fire causes $1 million of damage in a south boston neighborhood. the fire started at around 10:30 on east 4th street. fire fighters found heavy flames shooting from all three floors of a vacant building under construction.
no one was hurt. fire fighters say the scene was very dangerous when they arrived. >> the front and the rear of the building and it was pretty intense. it was rapidly extending on each side. to it is a drop container. >> julie: investigators don't know what sparked the fire. several neighbors neighboring buildings could not return to their home. in west bridgewater investigating a fatal fire. robert murphy died in his first-floor apartment. a before the flames started to escape. the fire does not appear suspicious. election day is three months away, and donald trump is losing more support within his party. dozens of big name republicans are refusing to back the go p candidate. this is happening as trump and hillary clinton are focusing on the economy. mary maloney explains. >> when i am president, we
>> reporter: that's not what some republican big leaguers want. 50 former national security officials who served in republican presidential administration from richard nixon to george w. bush signed a letter to the american people announcing their refusal to vote for donald trump saying a trump presidency would risk our country's national security and well being. >> don't let a friend vote trump. >> reporter: but the letter expressed doubts about hillary clinton as well. trump responded with his own signed the letter part of the failed washington elite who made the world such a dangerous place. the letter comes as the gop nominee tries to repair the fractures within his party and get his campaign back on track by focusing on the economy. >> i want to jump start america, and it can be done, and it won't even be that hard. >> reporter: to do that, trump vows to among other things reduce tax rates for most americans.
make the average child care he can pences fully tax deductible. >> economists, left, right, in the middle all say the same thing that trump's policies would throw us into a recession. the last thing we need. >> choose a candidate of the past. ours is the campaign of the future. >> reporter: i am mary maloney reporting. >> and a lot of reaction this morning to donald trump's big economic plan. republ but senator elizabeth warren is not holding back her negative opinion. she tweeted up a storm. she tweeted at trump saying we don't trust with you nuclear codes or the economy. she wrote trump's plan helps the rich get richer and leaves everyone else behind. hillary clinton is set to hold her economy speech on thursday. hillary clinton is being whit a wrongful death and defamation lawsuit over the benghazi attacks. it stems from her use of a
the parents of tyrone woods and shawn smith said the the attackers could have exploited and clinton have been calling her liars to protect her own image. the family will use the server and benghazi as issues in the campaign. they were not commented. hillary clinton has promised to participate this three debates. and urging donald trump to do the same. weather every ten minutes. things nice and light. a 12-minute ride from route 1 from 128 to the tobin bridge. shiri. >> shiri: we are losing a little heat. by 5 a.m. dropping it down to 70. and drop rock bottom at 6 a.m. at 69 degrees. i will time out that warm-up next. a young woman is held without bail accused of, get this, biting off a police officer's ear. the gruesome attack that left the cop in need of
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are expected to survive. gruesome details of the death of a 10-year-old boy. caleb schwab broke his neck. he died riding the world's tallest water ride. on the second hill making a 50-foot drop when something went wrong. it appears to have i shall would you say its harness system >> the lady in front of me said multiple times she rode the ride and the front harness she wore it. >> the park said they haven't heard anything about a harness issue. the is still under investigation. an investigation is also under way in tennessee where three girls were thrown from the ferris. it happened at a county fair in greenville. a basket may have overturned and dumped the girls out. all three were alert and talking when they were taken to the hospital. now inspectors looking at all mechanical rides at the fair and need to sign off on them before the fair can reopen.
federal regulators are skeptical of a host of new products that claim to keep you safe from zika-carrying mosquitoes. fox25's justin gray shows us why the administration demanding proof that they work. >> reporter: she and her husband are thinking of baby number two and because concerns about zika, they checked some vacation destination off the list and talked to her obgyn. >> with theers it is a concern and skid h >> reporter: the types of concerns that they asome marketers and companies are preying on. exploiting fear to peddle off a host of products like wrist bands, patches and stickers they claim deep zika-carrying mosquitoes away. >> we want to make sure that the companies making those claims have the science to back up those claims. >> reporter: the fcc sent this letter to ten different companies warning them that making false claims of the health benefits of their products is illegal and could
>> we don't want anyone unnecessary infected because they thought they were protected when they weren't. >> reporter: the fcc not releasing the names of the company but gave them a 48-hour deadline to respond to facts or pull false advertising claims. >> if the past is any indication some of these companies will just disappear. >> reporter: if not they can quickly take legal action against the products. reporting in live reporting in live, justin graycoc k. go to the maps. seeing a lot of green which is what happened before 6:30 a.m. we did have a major problem on the pike earlier this morning that had people stuck for three hours. that has since cleared. if you were leaving the pike you will be okay. route 1, 93 south looking good and the expressway moving along fine. the live drive times. 24 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway.
the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us for day two. and then we will be changing around, right. >> shiri: things are brewing here in the distance, julie. today we have comfortable weather in place. and the forecast, sticky by wednesday morning and which wednesday afternoon oppressive and stay nasty and thick and oppressive through the end of the workweek. into the weekend, get ready for conditions going downhill if you were not a fan of the humidity you will struggle later this the week. 53 in norwood and cooler. and plymouth 59 degrees. boston, 72. a look at your hour-by-hour forecast starting off with nice clear keys. 69 degrees at 6 a.m. we hit bottom and start warming back into the lower 70s by 8:00 this morning and up to 75 by 10 a.m. and temperatures that will whoever in the upper 70s and lower 80s there, but quite a bit warmer
actually sees temperatures get all the way up to 90 this afternoon and a quick warm-up too. still lower 70s around 8:00 but 80 by 10 a.m. and by noontime mid-80s. by lunchtime you will feel much warmer inland than the coastline and hyannis at 56 degrees. capegoers, no fears. temperatures in the lower 80s. a pleasant and bright day. this afternoon anywhere from 82 in plymouth. you go inland, and we have upper 80s in norwood. 90 in framingham. 91 in linkedin. and 89 degrees in manchester, new hampshire. 86 in new bedford. so a look and feel good kind of day and at the coastline, a little cooler and more tolerable, perhaps. inland will be shot. the last day of high pressure is driving because tomorrow it slips away. sunny dry conditions now.
pumping in place with southwest winds. now tomorrow morning, you will find increasing clouds. i mentioned it will be sticky when you wake up in the morning. it could lead to a spot shower or two, but the main threat for rain is going to come into play during the afternoon. most north and west of boston -- far most and west of boston at noontime. western central mass and southwestern new hampshire the most likely spots to see a scattered storm with locally heavy rain. at noontime, very hit or miss. everybody will see this, but where we do, we will get heavier showers and by 5 p.m., close to boston, worcester and springfield, massachusetts. right now kind of determining exactly where the showers and storms are going to lay. it is ahead of this disturbance that hud end up stating by the time we get to thursday. my thought on thursday that we will fully have a lot less of this wet weather in place. it hud be stuck just to our out. as for the temperatures hot.
90s on tap thursday and friday and the seven-day forecast is always in view. a slight risk of a pop-up on thursday. better chance of more scatter storms on friday, saturday, sunday and even into monday of next week. back to you. >> julie: all right, shiri. a forme massachusetts governor is taking steps in his effort to be president. the region that bill weld says a third party has the
a flat-bed truck hauled away this state police cruiser after it was stolen from a mass dot maintenance facility in south boston. skyfox wasve cambridge when the cruiser was found. the cruiser is a back-up vehicle and did not have any guns or weapons in it when it was stolen. police are still investigating the theft. 4:24 is the time. the rail trail art exhibit is running despite vandalism to display. this morning hopkinton police are still investigating. jim morelli talked to one who
those exhibits away. they were rather con pick with us and instead she put up these. these are bands around the tree. and you can see they have eyes on them as if trying to see who did this. >> i would say where the heart is, the art is. >> reporter: that may be true but this weekend in hopkinton, where the art was were the vandals. >> typically i make sure everybody has got home safely. >> reporte art of the trail event after organizers found several pieces on display along the upper charles ray trail. damage distorted and even destroyed. >> i gave the girl a ride down there to is set it up. and turned around and gave a ride back, and within an hour and a half after that, it was vandalized. >> the event took months to plan and involved 120 artists. >> and just disappointing that
deface it. >> reporter: who that someone is, unknown, but here is some of what they did. profanity written on this piece, packing foam people kicked over and that was not the worst of it. organizers were able to put back together every exhibit except for one, a piece called todem which was standing right here. they found todem in two pieces. the ceramic head sculpted by the artist smashed beyond repair. in hopkinton a nbc announcer is apologizing for stirring up a twitter world for an olympic gymnast parents. a woman on twitter scolded an announcer for not calling biles her parents, she aid they may be mom and dad but they are not her parents. nbc ordered him to delete that tweet after backlash from adoption advocates.
her long-time coach weighed in. actually they are her parent. he deleted the original comment and says he regrets the whole thing. a man accused of trying to take pictures of a woman's dirt is arrested. when he got into light more trouble when police asked to look at his cell phone. a young woman accused of
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now at burned and murdered. a violent crime sending shock waves through a community. and the warning police are giving to everyone in the area. things are back to normal on the mass pike and a major crash that kept traffic at a standstill early this morning. brace yourself for more delays 24 hours later and the fallout from a delta computer problem continues. some airports are reporting problems and it is impacting
england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. good morning, everyone, it is 4:30 on tuesday, august 9. i am julie grauert. >> daniel: good morning, i am daniel miller. another beach day on tap with temperatures in the 80s and 90s. meteorologist shiri spear from the fox25 stormtracker weather center this morning with a look at the forecast. you are right on the point yesterday, shiri. >> shiri: gorgeous day, right. how about we do it again starting off with similar temperatures. 70s right now in boston and still dark and the longer it is dark, temperatures are going downward. 65 in peabody and arlington. 54 in norwood. 57 in wellesley. 52 in pelham. 58 in bridgewater and plymouth. 69 in sandwich. 68 infork almouth and 58 in nantucket. temperature-wise mostly in the lower 50s in auburn and