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now at 6:00 olympic swimmers detained by police. all surrounds accusations they made that they and two others were robbed in rio. the discrepancies in rio that led a judge to pull their passports. a neighborhood on alert for a peeping tom. the suspicious man that has police stepping up patrols. and whitey bulger turning to the country's highest court. the argument the former mob boss will help will get him a new trial. >> complete new england coverage starts right now,
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this is the fox25 morning news. and good morning, everybody. 6:00 on this thursday morning, it is august 18. we appreciate you being with us this morning. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: a and i am sara underwood. warm air sticking around today and meteorologist shiri spear says not quite all sunshine today. she is in the fox25 storm tracker weather center with where you will find the brightest conditions out there. >> reporter: yeah, to brightest conditions this morning will be north of the mass pike. south of the mass pike, this batch of rain that thank will be shifting it is lightening up as it goes. it is kind of losing steam and losing energy and that means patchy lighter rain. i haven't seen more than a patch of rain. close to worcester. worcester at 65 degrees. worcester at 70. 63 in lawrence staying dry there. norwood at 59 degrees at risk for a little bit of that morning rain. it is not even going to last all morning long here. futurecast 8 a.m. showers from
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barnstable nicking worcester tampa it is out of here by 10:00. mostly dry and partly sunny. you can see that with the hour-by-hour forecast in metro west with upper 80s for the afternoon. gene, back to you. we have breaking traffic news in auburn. two tractor-trailers collided on the pike eastbound right after the been a carrot street bridge overpass. -- been a craft street over-- ban rescue crews used the jaws of life to pull that driver out and he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. the latest on traffic tie-ups associated with that crash, catherine parrotta with live drive time traffic. >> start in that spot. this is happening right now. two lanes close and on ten tral street in auburn. and one lane getting by. average agent 13 miles per hour. another vantage point of that scene.
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went to those two tractor-trailer trucks that were there after the crash. shifting more toward the city now, you can see one slow spot on the map already is the slow spot. elsewhere 128 and 93 from the north is looking good on the pike once you get past that spot looking fine as well. and look at the tobin bring. upper deck slowing smoothly. drive times. on the pike, 12 minutes. route 9, 13 minutes. and still a smooth ride there. 21 the accusation office robbery made by u.s. swimmer ryan lochke and three other athletes are facing tough scrutiny. two of those swimmers were pulled off their flights from the olympics and. daniel miller joins us with the harsh spotlight now shining on those swimmers. >> gene and sara, overnight the attorney for the two say they will have to stay in brazil until they are interviewed by investigators
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this is new video into the fox25 newsroom overnight after police released jack conge and gunny bentz from questioning. the two men were pulled off a plane heading to the u.s. the u.s. olympic committee said they were released with the understanding they will be interviewed again by police today. there are questions where swimmer james feegan is. he checked in for a flight to the u.s.nlnline but never the usoc says feegan is in contact with police and is expected to make a statement at some point today. on wednesday, a judge ordered the swimmer of four u.s. swimmers' passports and lochke already left for the united states and spotted at the airport in charlotte, north carolina. this all started to unfold over the weekend when lochke and three swimmers claimed they were robbed at gunpoint around 4 a.m. sunday in a taxi headed for the to he limb pick
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arriving back at the village around 7:00 in the morning seemingly unphased and with their belongings. a police official told the associated press that the taxi driver could not be found. the swimmers also gave conflicting reports about how many robbers there were. abc news is also reporting that police searched the rooms the four swimmers stayed in 234 the olympic village. the group is not facing criminal charges. and robberies in olympics startjason lee said he was briefly kidnapped by police officers and force to withdraw $800 from his bank account. the guardian newspaper is reporting athletes from great britain are being warned not to leave the to he limb pick village after reports surfaced that a member of their team was robbed at gunpoint on tuesday. in the control room, daniel miller, fox25 news. now 6:05. happening now, a local
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tom creeping around their homes and yards. fox25's michael henrich is live in the back bay in morning, and michael, police are increasing their patrols there. >> reporter: they are increasing their patrols in the neighborhood watch and nervous about what is going on here and posting their signs warning the rest of their neighbors about what is going on. the warning signs hang from trees in back bay. be on be on the lookout for a peeping tom. >> something we should be vigilant about. >> lives near the area of dartmouth and marlborough where a neighborhood group sounds an alarm. a man looking into yards and into people's homes multiple times in recent weeks. one person saw a man take off in a white ford pickup truck. found out about the scares from the sign. >> my wife and i walked -- walk occasionally in the area. we live about two phlox away
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definitely i will be keeping my eye out a little bit more. >> reporter: boston police say they are aware of these reports and are investigating. police have stepped up patrols in the area >> the main thing is that it is a -- it is kind of like a team effort. if people -- we had to kind of look out for each other. you it see something happening to someone else or something looks alarming or even if they are screaming, be vigilant and calm neighbors. >> reporter: neighborhood watch group simply says we must be aware and vigilant. we can't afford to lose our neighborhood to unnecessary drive. if you know anything about who this so-called peeping tom might be, you are asked to call police right away. live in back bay, this is the fox25 news. we are learning more of the serious injuries a father and daughter suffered when hit by a car in roxbury. the two were with a friend in a wheelchair when hit.
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five children was bad hee hurt when he pushed his daughter out of the way of the toyota. ernesto has severe facial fractures and his daughter has a hairline hip fracture and a fractured ankle. >> my procedure's injuries was more swelling in the brain. luckily by god's grace there was nothing from the neck down. >> sara: the driver stayed on scene and has not been charged. comacho is expected to recover and his daughter should be released soon. a and whitey bulger is asking the supreme court to hear his murder convictions. he is serving a life sentence and he said he wasn't given a fair trial because was not allowed to bring up an immunity agreement that he failed to have with a law enforcement official. that attorney has since died. steven daivls who shade his sister was murdered about the appeal saying that will cost hundreds of thousands of
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getter that hands on hip. don't want to hurt or kill anybody, but people like that pa thank put people like myself and other he is rage. >> gene: the u.s. supreme court 8,000 appeal requests and takes down 1% of them. bulger should hear back from the court some time in november. a man charged with animal cruel after leaving his dog tether kevin kennedy is accused of leaving his dog tangled in his leash for days.not weeks. maverick the dog made a desperate attempt of chewing off his right foot. the 2-year-old german shepherd was found by animal control and is recovering from his injuries. can't say how much construction on the longfellow bridge is going to cost. according to the globe, extra costs was added because contractors had to use
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they were called because the bridge needed to stay open for the red line. the bridge is scheduled to reopen. the attorney general's office is continuing to look into the death of a toddler in somersworth. police responded to a 911 call at a home on linlden street and found a 2-year-old girl unresponsive. they later determined she was dead. vetter don't know how that girl died and awaiting on autopsy results and her name has not yet been released we track traffic and weather every fen minutes. stowero drive and traffic moving fine you make your way westbound. looking good there. the drive time coming up. shiri. >> more clouds than sunshine right now. temperature there around 70 and a lot of 60s in the burbs. driving home from work at 5 p.m. 80s on tap. watching areas from worcester to plymouth southward for that morning rain. and i will time that out hour
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stein doesn't believe that donald trump or hillary clinton is fit to be president. >> i will have trouble sleeping at night if donald trump is elected. i will also have trouble sleeping at night if hillary clinton is elected. >> gene: currently at 5% in the cnn polls and libertarian candidate gary john hahn has 9%. a canned needs to poll at 15% to participate in the upcoming.presidential debate. hillary clinton say the shake-up in donald trump's campaign including a new anything. >> he can hire and fire anybody he wants from his campaign. there is no new donald trump. this is it. >> sara: a yesterday, clinton focused on trump's refusal to release his tax returns and his proposal to give tax breaks that she say also give him and his family billions of dollars. and donald trump haven't spent a dime on attack ads and that all changes tomorrow. the republican will start his first tv commercials in four
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florida and north carolina. his campaign originally planned to roll the ads sunday after the olympics. as the race for the white house intensifies. stay with fox25 on air, online and all of our social media platforms. former red sox ace curt curt schilling considering run for u.s. senate and calls war a hypocrite. >> she and the same system chemille canned for $300,000 a year taking advantage of a government incentive for the american indians that she claims to be, you know -- >> gene: schilling is not sure if she will actually run but is seriously considering it. he says he will only run if he knows he can win. it could be a historic night in rio. it usain bolt will try to win
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third straight gold in the 200-meet every race. the u.s. women hauled away six medals from the track, all in a span of an hour. over the course of 17 minutes, bartoletta and reese placed first and second. tori 234u8 bowie got bronze. and all red, bite and blue. rollins, aly and castlin from the u.s. grabbed the gold, silver and bro team history. carrie ross and april -- jennings and april ross win the consolation game getting the bronze medal. the u.s. leads all nations with 93. that is 39 medals more than china with 54. great britain is behind china with 50 medals. 6:17 now. a look at how the roads are doing. closest to the city here and you can see the expressway slow as you go through quincy, milton. going to dorchester.
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north, you slow in woburn. slow from medford as well. shift west, keeping an eye on this accident the pike eastbound. just two lanes getting by still as crews are still on the scene of that tractor-trailer crash that happened in the early morning hours and only average being 17 miles per hour. as you try get past that spot in auburn. take a look at this from the mbta. just reminding that you this will be slight orange line delays. residual from weekend work that happens. take a look at our live cameras. tr going through somerville and looking good in those spots. drive times. on the pike 26 minutes. on the expressway from the split to the pike, jammed up there and will take you 19 minutes. route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. get out while you are, only a 22-minute ride, and shiri some of our traffic cameras have picked up beautiful sun rises. >> looking good in and around the boston area. rain sliding from the west. rain that we need. yet it will be very patchy,
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massachusetts where we have the extreme drourt. this is updated once a week. update happen later on this morning. i expect it around 8:30 this morning and we will see how much worse those drought conditions have turned in the last week. i don't really expect much in the way of any improvements. but right now we barely got showers getting into central massachusetts. just getting into the brookfield area. you can see connecticut, rhode island getting the first of the rain that will slide into southeastern massachusetts. this warm. the hour-by-hour forecast. fitchburg, 65 degrees now. not crystal clear. partly cloudy there and will stay partly cloudy through the day. 8 a.m., 69 degrees. 10 a.m., 78. we have highs in the upper 80s today. it is going to be warm there. now as we get to this afternoon's highs, you can see this not everybody is quite that warm. cool spot, cape and islands, lower 80s. 86 in plymouth.
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portsmouth over bedford at 89. fitchburg at 88 degrees. even 91 -- 91234 lawrence today. so it is going to be hot especially for inland towns and cities. the beaches, especially the beaches north of boston are also going to be very mild. now rain like i said moving in. a lot of it will be very, very light. i don't think it is going to quite reach boston but south of the pike, slamming into south eastern massachusetts where we have our best bet for wet roads. we will have to watch out for a few of those wet roads. only lasts us until 10 a.m. by noontime, rain is out. we are partly cloudy here. on and off clouds that will continue for much of the afternoon. slight risk of a pop-up here during the afternoon hours north and west of boston where i expect this disturbance to sit. overnight, we will have a cold front come through that will bring us some even drier air. dew points drop a little bit more.
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partly sunny in the afternoon. winds coming in off the water creating some cooler conditions at the beaches. it is going to be partly sunny. scattered clouds mixing in and warm inland with only that slight risk for a pop-up here again tomorrow afternoon. so seven-day forecast for the weekend always in view have the best chance of rain this morning. as for the pike, 8248 afternoon. partly sunny here tomorrow at 8 degrees. 8 on saturday as well, and sunday, i am going to bring us up to 85 degrees. serious rain we areing if to get is actually sunday night into monday. back over to you. a local probation officer makes a disturbing discovery while on the job. a newborn baby all alone locked inside a home. and i immediately heard the baby crying. >> troubling comments made by the boy's mother after she finally returned home. and tomorrow, our second to last zip trip of the summer. they have been flying by. we will be live on the north
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airlines stepped up their efforts to satisfy customers it has finally paid off. acovereding to you a in report from the department of -- according to a report from the from the department of -- according to a report from the department of education, however more customers aid they felt discriminated against because of their race, religion, nationality and disability. the most criticized airlines in general are american airlines and identity sending a local man on a journey to minnesota. shawn mcgovern of taunton received an e-mail inviting him to a bachelor party. it was for a guy he didn't know. mcgovern decided to. they photoshopped his picture into a hunting picture. they invited him. they raised money to fly him out to minnesota this weekend. he will keep his blog updated as he meets the real shawn and
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>> gene: part of the man code. if you were invited to a bachelor party, you go even if you don't know these people. >> catherine: he was pretty excited about this. a fun weekend. >> gene: a whole new meaning to the term "wedding crasher." check this out. a llama posing with the bride and groom. the greatest picture. the newlyweds from north carolina booked hair reception the same day as a llama convention. i didn't know there was such a thing. the photos have been circulating on reddit to a relative of the groom. according to the post, the couple who even rode -- [ laughter ] -- they rode on a drama-drawn chariot around the parking lot. i understand -- the first name is dali. the dali llama. -- >> catherine: that is fantastic. >> gene: the animal posing
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>> shiri: gene, do you have another one, one more? all right. the seacoast and north shore will be in my hottest beaches with on and off clouds. south shore 8 and the cape 81 and where we will see rain early this morning. an hour-by-hour look at when to plan around raindrops next. a not-so-happy result from
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next at 6:30. happening right now, a protest is under way in west roxbury happening on grove street. this group of protesters locked themselves timeline construction. and it poses a danger to the health and safety of people living in west roxbury and
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minutes. >> gene: keep willing up to date at 6:30. humidity a little bit better. a lot better than -a-aa feels great again a gene-o refreshing, shiri. we will take that. >> shiri: felt like early fall. the r word. a little bit of rain. barely getting into b 65 in leominster. upper 60s getting for you ready in southern new hampshire. still try at hopkinton at 63. lynn at 66. milton at 6. boston at 70 and always a little warmer in the city. low and mid-50s across the south his or her and the south coast. harwich at 61 degree. still dry in these spots but all the spots on my map, this is where you are going to be dealing with the patchy morning showers.
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through 10 a.m., few sprinkles. noontime 83 degrees. partly sunny this afternoon. even 87 at 3 p.m. going to be a hot one today. hour-by-hour look into these showers coming up. here is catherine parrotta with live drive time traffic.volume starting to pick up in all of the usual spots. a couple of incidents too. a stalled vehicle. 93 going northbound after cambridge street. coming down 93 making your way south, pretty slow all the way from wilmington to right city. shifting west, 290 eebld. a -- eastbound. ramp partially blocked. not seeing problem around one. the pike eastbound. according to mass police, crews are on the scene doing overnight cleanup from the two truck crashing. only one lane get big 17 miles per hour in auburn. a a look at the pike, eastbound through brighton.
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opinion ot expressway split split to the pike, 25 minutes and from 49 to the leverett connector. 29 minutes right now. sara, over to you. >> reporter: checking now this morning top stories. fwov the swimmers who say they were robbed over the weekend outside of the olympic village will be interviewed again by police. jack connor and gunnar bence was pulled off of their plane and questioned by police. a total of four swimmers includ were robbed at gunpoint early sunday morning while in a taxi. police now say their stories conflict and didn't find the taxi driver who would have witnessed the incident. boston police are looking for a peeping tom in the back bay. a neighborhood watch posting signs around the area describing a man lurking in people's yards. the sign says that the man is looking to homes in the area of dartmouth and marlborough street. one person saw the same guy twice.
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police have stepped up patrols in that area. happening right now, protesters are gathering outside the entrance of a local construction company. >> they are speaking out against a controversial gas pipeline. jessica reyes live in west roxbury this morning. jess, give us a sense of what is going on right now. >> well, gene, there is all happening on the property in west roxbury. see a guy with his hands chain today the fence. need it and cancelled contract. he is one of three people who are going to be chaining themselves to this very same fence this morning. now, this is all in response to the west roxbury lateral pipeline which would bring naacp boston. the protesters here say they are locking themselves to property because -- in their words, spectra is locking news climate construction. the goal is to delay construction on the pipeline as long as they possibly can. this is not the first time
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just last month, al gore's daughter was arrested at a similar demonstration against this same company. the of boston is currently in a lawsuit with spectra to stop the pipeline but the legal decision is not expected to be made until after construction will already be over. once again, you can see this guy here with his hands chained.this specra's we are expecting more people to show up throughout the morning and we will have another live report coming up in just 15 minutes. but now, live in west roxbury, jessica reyes, fox 25 news. this morning, norwood police are questioning why level two sex offender. and was on bail when allegedly flashed two women in town. 49-year-old chad falcone was found hiding in his basement after clothes and boxes. falcone no stranger police.
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back to the late 1980s. he has a very lengthy criminal record. >>fork alcone has two open cases against him and bail on one those cases have been revoked. he is being held on $10,000 bond. a mother is now facing charges after leaving her 5-week-old son home alone reckless endangerment of a child. julie hall found the child said she was stopping by for unscheduled visit when she heard the boy's cries. >> he was in his crib. he was crying. he was hot. his body was hot and i picked him up and he stopped crying. >> reporter: desilva is due back in barnstable court next month. we may see police officers getting back in the saddle to patrol on horseback.
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check traffic and weather every starting to build. nothing too severe at this time. the expressway, 93. both slow spots. we will have drive times coming up. shiri. >> shiri: temperature 70 degrees. a lot of the suburbs starting off your prefriday in the 60s. 7:00 this morning, a few showers around. very few. most of you dry. we will deal with partly cloudy skies in boston. dry at lunchtime and 82. dinnertime tonight, 84 degrees. i have got an hour-by-hour look at futurecast just
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island where two men are buried in the wrong cemetery plot. the mix-up happened at the pocasset he cemetery in tiverton. both were buried in the wrong plots 30 feet from each other. the town administrator has since apologized for the mistake saying the grave digger misread the plot markers. one of the widows of one of the men was furious. the famiy of the other man wants to the bodies he can humaned. >> he deserves to be my family deserves peace. i buried him with dignity. and now i just feel that that dignity is going to be destroyed because of foolishness. >> the bodies are set to be exhumed on august 25th. epi pens can be a life saving device when it comes to severe aer will he can go reactions, but rising costs are causing sticker shock for
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back at 6:45. if you were just joining us you are getting us up to the minute on all of our top stories. >> two people are chained to a fence protesting a controversial gas pipeline. a local neighborhood on edge after reports of a peeping tom. and developing news from the olympics. police are expected to talk to two u.s. swimmers today who claim they were robbed. fox25's daniel miller has updated information from overnight. >> daniel: a lot of developments on the story overnight. an attorney for jack conger and gunnar bence say they will have to stay in brazil until they are questioned by investigators. this is video into our newsroom after police release them from questioning. the two men were pulled off a plane heading to the united states. the u.s. olympic committee
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the understanding that they would be interviewed by police again today. investigators now say that there are inconsistencies with the stories swimenters that ryan lochke told them of how many robbers there were and what was stolen. security footage from the daily mail show the swimmers arriving back at the olympic village 7:00 in the morning seemingly unphased with their valuable belongings. the group is not facing charges. lochke is already home in e united states and the fourth swimmer jails fegan is still in brazil even though he checked in for a flight home yesterday. we will stay on top of developing story all morning. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. i am michael henrich reporting live from back bay where a neighborhood watch group is very concerned about a so-calmed peeping tom lurking about. they put up these signs warning other neighbors about what was going on. they say that a man has repeatedly been seen looking
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in their yards. they say he was seen driving off in a white pickup truck, and they want everybody with information to reach out to bpd. we reached out to boston police and the department confirmed that detectives are looking into this and stepping up patrols in this area. we will be talking to residents this morning land have their reaction coming up in the next live report in 15 minutes or so. right now live in back bay, michael henrich, fox 25 news jessica reyes live in west roxbury this morning where three people have chained themselves to a fence outside of the centra property to protest the west roxbury pipeline. the controversial pipeline we heard so much about. three people are chained to the fence and in the past couple minutes the fire department have showed up working to cut these people out of the fence so they can arrest them. this is in all response to the west roxbury lateral pipeline
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boston. protesters are lock can themselves to the property because in their word spectra is locking news climate construction. the goal is to delay construction as long as they possibly can. the city of boston is currently in a lawsuit to stop the pipeline, but the legal decision is not expected until the pipeline would be complete. back out here live, we take a look across the street. you can see some members of the fire department and police officers with that protesters who chained himself to the fence once again. they are working to out of there so they can arrest him and the two other protesters here. we are not sure how long had this will take, but another live report from the scene coming up in just 40 minutes. we are live in west roxbury, jessica reyes, fox 25 news. now at 6:48 this morning. we are looking ahead to the weekend of course being a thursday. >> yeah, and weather looks good right now. pretty much today. although a little bit of rain, shiri.
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morning. pictures from ipswich to lester to salem, new hampshire, from arlington this morning. we all have got some partly sunny skies. and in come those showers. most of these are going to scoot south of boston. well south of boston. a couple of them right now flirting with the worcester area, but the bulk of these will slide into southeastern mass. the warning risk. another disturbance that comes through. the risk of a couple of pop-ups, most of the day ends up dry. light and patchy showers from webster up to oxford. charlton. spencer. more light stuff coming out of areas like providence, rhode island. move toward attleboro, rehoboth, see kongs again. very scattered showers at 8 a.m. from norwood to plymouth southward. a chance for a couple of showers. 8 a.m. temperatures in the upper 60s, lower 70s. by 10 a.m. these are the last of these morning showers and
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partly sunny, lower 80s for temperatures into the afternoon. it is going to be hot inland. the beaches running a couple of degrees cooler. here at 5 p.m., 80s on the map. partly sunny skies. you will want your sunglasses on standby and i could see on the drive home from work a couple of showers to the north and west boston. no biggie, widely scattered stuff. 86 in boston and 91 in lawrence. 89 in norwood. upper 80s in framingham and fitchburg worcester about 83 degrees. lower 80s for the cape and islands. we are zip tripping out to the north end starting at 6 a.m. 72 degrees. dry for us out there. 8 a.m. in the mid-70s and close to 80 degrees by 10:00. fantastic weather if you can contribute to the zip trip cereal drive. we sure do appreciate that. we are looking for healthy boxes of cereal. tomorrow's high temperatures will be cooler at boston and at the beaches.
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same deal as today. mid- to upper 80s. the reason the beaches are cooler tomorrow, because we have wind coming in off the water. now friday, saturday, even today at maybe a little bit sticky but honestly fairly comfortable. fairly tolerable humidity levels. arrives ahead of that front. that front brings in monday rain showers. today that risk of morning showers. pop-up 86 degrees. 85 friday with on and off 84 and muggy with thunderstorms and cooler, fresher and much writer tuesday and wednesday of next week. all right, catherine parrotta is up now with live drive-time traffic. >> take a look at this map right now, start with this video from auburn. video from that overnight crash from two tractor-trailers on the pike eastbound right in auburn a tractor-trailers on the pike eastbound right in auburn a captures
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this area and the result, heavy delays on the pike eastbound. also now you can beginning to see delays on route 22. keep both of those spods in mind and it is a mess when you are headed in that direction. the delays averaging 10 miles per hour in those spots. coming closer to the city. a few incidents on 93. 93 northbound in millburn. exit ramp blocked at 128. northbound, a stalled tariq vehicle at cambridge street. exit granite ave. the expressway not looking so great right now. the traffic doing the slow crawl as it does this time of the morning. drive times south of the city. route 3 had atlantic you ten minutes. 24, 18 minutes. 95 from 495 to 128, a 16-minute drive. gene, over to you. red sox sending hundreds of volunteers to louisiana to deal with what they are calling the worst natural disas ter to hit the united states since super storm
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to put this in perspective, parts of louisiana saw more than 31 inches of rain in one day. there was a link set up on redcross.org to donate to the victims of the flooding. today we now know what sparked a giant fire that devoured 43 homes north of fran this year. the fire started at an illegal marijuana growing operation. police were looking for two men but fear they already fled the country. the rocky fire was one of at least five fires. and four more reported so far this year. ocean beach park in connecticut is reopened one of the rides a day after it was shut down due to faulty wiring. parkgoers can once again enjoy the scrambler ride. it was shut down when six riders were shocked. all six were treated for minor nonthreatening injuries reached for the hospital. the ride was repaired, inspected, and police assure the riders it was now safe to
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a danvers family going through their darkest days hoping to bring hope and happiness into the lives of other families. just a few weeks ago, the lamar family's 2-year-old adopted son griffin drowned in their pool. the tragic accident inspired the family to start a nonprofit in the name of griffin to help other families to cover the cost of adoping. >> it is not going to change anything we are going through, but to know that something good came out of this and to pass on something so meaningful to people over time will be something incredibly rewarding for them >> the goal is to raised 50,000. the lamar family and their friends have started a go fund me page that has already received more than $30,000. mcdonald's's plan to encourage kids to get moving not doing well. handing owl activity trackers like the ones seen right here with happy meals. new report say those trackers could be causing skin irritation.
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saying that they are son's wrist was burned after playing with the toy for a few minutes. the trackers were handed out in our area, and will no longer be giving them out with their meals. target will allow customers to use rest rooms to match their gender activity. target is taking steps that it is acome dating to everyone. retail giant announced yesterday it will have a single stall bathroom in every store. the new rest anyone who is uncomfortable with the company's current policy to have a booth room to themselves. an update on a story we reran at the fox25 news at 10. looking for the owner of a wallet he found in a south boston building. the wallet contained a social security card of a man named albert grizoni and also contained tickets, pictures and old stamps from the 1930s. well, ten minutes after we aired the story, albert's family called the station.
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arts company in braintree and a well known dog trainer. he hopes to get the wallet back to his family. fox25 will be there for the reunion. the northampton police department may have made a new furr friend. a raccoon got himself stuck in a drain. they were called in to help rescue when he was spotted in the drain. it took time with patience anda littlco unharmed. when a group of kayakers heard there were humpback whales they paddled out and check for themselves. they had a close encounter caught on camera. a mother humpback and her calf showing off for the boaters. one group leader said while the experience was incredible, he was concerned for their safety. >> stayed back 100 meters. in you opinion a power boat and they started to come toward you and you knew they were coming toward you, you can if i cannily put the motor
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you can't back off that fast. they can swim way faster than we can paddle. >> gene: the group never expected to see the whales so close to their kayaks. what an incredible show indeed. >> so beautiful. if i was in one of the kayaks i would have been frightened. >> gene: i would have been a little nervous. >> sara: are you okay? >> gene: i am okay. more fallout for the chemist that served jailtime. thousands of more drug conviction and you can expect more robocalls on your cell phones. the rules that were sweet sweet potatoesed to stop sales calls. and a look at storrow drive as the traffic moves westbound. no real problems there. drive times coming up. shiri. >> shiri: upper 80s on tap.
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>> shiri: tracking more rain on radar. >> michael: group that put up signs and alert they have to their own neighbors. >> gene: big story out of olympics. american swimmers robbed at gunpoint, but brazilian police not buying the story. why two were taken off a plane before they left for home last night. >> sara: it is a new way to

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