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blurring the video. >> i was disgusted. >> the reporter: nicole roach tells fox 25 it's from a bathroom at the ymca's camp where her 7-year-old son had been going all summer. >> he didn't want to go to camp any more and i was asking him why, is there something wrong. >> i really didn't want to go in there. >> the reporter: now, roach has pulled her son out of the camp. the canton board of health confirms, it sent someone to inspect the bathroom on thursday, and a plumber was making repairs. fox 25 investigates called and the director of the camp, up this trail on the blue hills reservation, but we were ordered to leave. later, in a statement, the ymca said the plumbing problem happened on wednesday. the y's president wrote, we immediately deemed the facilities out of order and padlocked the doors until a plumber and cleaning crew could arrive to fix the situation. >> that doesn't look like just one day and the kids are even saying, it's been like that for a long time. >> what really worried me were
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they were really concerned. >> the reporter: roach and another parent tell fox 25, they worry the conditions made their kids sick. the board of health couldn't confirm that, but some are still not satisfied with the ymca's response. >> why didn't nobody tell me, nobody sent out an email or a letter. nothing. >> the reporter: now, in the last 30 minutes, canton's director of public health called me to say he went back out to check on the bathroom himself this afternoon. he now says it's been completely cleaned. the ymca said bathrooms available to kids at the time of the problems. eric rasmussen, fox 25 news. >> mark: as we continue to follow breaking news, and a serious warning about travel to south florida. the c.d.c. is telling pregnant women not to go there. >> vanessa: fox 25's eric richie is live at logan airport with more details on the new zika findings. there is a handful of flights to the miami area tonight. >> the reporter: yeah. vanessa, the last flight to miami left about an hour ago and i have to tell you, there wasn't much concern among passengers
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not for the masses, it's directed specifically to pregnant women and i found none on the flights coming from or going to miami here at logan airport. now the zika virus has been directly linked to birth defects in babies if their mother contracts it while carrying them. that's why the centers for disease control have issued a warning for pregnant women to stay away from south beach in miami. florida's governor announcing today south beach is now deem an infection zone, since five people there have contracted the two were from the miami area. the others were out-of-towners, from new york, texas, and taiwan. the south beach infection zone is now added to wynnewood arts district that's already been deemed as such, so there's now about a mile and a half area that is considered potentially dangerous if you're expecting, but if you're not, there doesn't seem to be a concern among travelers. >> i'm coming from south beach and it was no mosquitoes, nothing. i didn't see any bugs.
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nothing. i mean, everyone can go. >> the reporter: now, of course, she says, she didn't see many bugs there and part of the reason is because there is an aggressive mosquito eradication plan underway right now to try to get rid of this problem, to eliminate the threat of this infection. don't forget too, there is a limited infection to people going down there, because of the fact that miami is a large cruise port. many of the people we spoke to here, were coming from miami, but didn't a a cruise, so that also minimizes the threat, but once again, the warning from the c.d.c. for pregnant women, if you're going to go there at all, be cautious. live in logan airport in boston, erika richie, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: also breaking tonight, we have learned a student pilot was the only one on board when the small plane crashed into a field in littleton. fortunately, he was not hurt. we're told that plane lost power around 2:00 p.m. this afternoon and the pilot, who knew the area well, was able to guide it into
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where it went down a hill, then crashed into several trees before coming to a stop. two homes were nearby. the f.a.a. now investigating. and we also have breaking news right now in new hampshire, in manchester, where a car crashed into the front porch of this house. take a look from sky fox. you can see the car blew right through the railing on the first floor. since this broke just before 4:00 p.m., we have learned police believe the driver stepped on the wrong pedal. that's what caused all the damage here. no one was hurt. crashed into the back of his cruiser. it happened just before 6:00 p.m. last night at the intersection of crown and chase streets. the operator of the truck that hit the cruiser was not injured. police are investigating whether that driver may have fallen asleep and charges have not been announced. prosecutors say tonight, the driver accused of hitting the family of tourists in boston never should have been behind the wheel. in court today, we learned steel didn't even have a license when she hit the crowd in downtown crossing.
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car was in the shop and she had mechanical trouble. witnesses helped lift that car off a 9-year-old milford boy that was hit. he and the other victims are doing better tonight. we'll hear from both sides coming up at 6:30 p.m. >> vanessa: the investigation continues into the death of the 1-year-old boy found unresponsive in a baby-sitter's care in woburn. fox 25 investigates broke news of this tragic incident yesterday after 6:00 p.m. it also left his twin sister injured. fox 25 investigative reporter kerry kavanaugh back live in woburn, where new at 6:00 p.m., kerry, you talked to the baby-sitter. >> the reporter: we asked her in a few questions, vanessa and we learned, she spent some time today at the woburn police department. do you have anything to say about what happened to the baby? were you able to get a comments about what happened in the home. the baby-sitter who was found with an unresponsive 1-year-old baby yesterday outside her woburn apartment said nothing. she faces no criminal charges.
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these apartments monday afternoon, for the unresponsive 1-year-old. noah john larson died thursday evening. sources say his twin emmy is under medical evaluation for injuries she suffered. the middlesex county d.a. is investigating what led to that call on killby street. on friday, we saw woburn police escorting two dcf workers back to the apartment. it's devastating, to hear this kind of news in your own neighborhood. the woburn community taking this loss hard. family members tell fox 25 get through their unimaginable sorrow. today on social media, they're sharing this message. we are noah strong. the d.a. said they referred the case to the medical examiner, but released no new information on the investigation. >> it's sad. you know, i don't know the girl or the boy. i mean, i don't know the boy personally. but it's devastating in your own community. >> the reporter: and that community though is stepping up, family, friends have created gofundme pages, they've already raised thousands of
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now sadly the funeral costs. we'll keep you updatewood any new information on the investigation. live in woburn, kerry kavanaugh, fox 25 news. >> mark: fox 25 has learned investigators have received nearly 900 tips in murder -- in e.r.a. the murder vanessa -- in, rather, the murder of vanessa marcotte. no arrests have been made nearly two weeks after she was killed while out for a run. her body was found in the woods off brook station road on august 7th. if you know anything about vanessa's murder, there is an anonymous tip line you can call on your screen and also on our >> vanessa: littleton police say a local man is charge with oui after a crash with one of their cruisers. 31-year-old timothy walsh of ayer hit the cruiser last night. police say he was under the influence of drugs. he was arrested and arraigned today. >> mark: after our stretch of storms, temps made a return to normal today and the weekend looking great, right? fox 25 storm tracker chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz is tracking our next chance of
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hold off until next week. just kind of mashed those together. >> kevin: most importantly, mark, it will hold off until the championship softball game you're playing in sunday morning. we're going for four in a row. that's a dynasty right there. it's beautiful out there this evening. gorgeous weather and temperatures in the upper 70's to low 80's across the area. the rain that can affect us early next week, that mark was referring to, it's way back here. in fact, the front is back here. what i was hoping for, a few days ago, when i was seeing this all come together, is for that vacuum cleaner and scoop up or suck up all the moisture from the south and push it into new england and to some stents, it's going to do that. problem is, it want to push most of it in to northern new england. i don't want that. we need heavy rain here. 81 in bedford right now. hour-by-hour on cape cod this evening, a gorgeous night to be walking the beach. dropping to the 70's and into the 60's overnight tonight. dry conditions under clearing skies. going to that concert in mansfield, blink 182 at the
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dropping down to the 60's before the concert is over and you're in line for traffic to get on out of there. we'll talk about your weekend plans and when the rain will arrive. >> vanessa: transit police are searching for a man who they say assaulted an mbta bus driver. police released photos of the man who we first told you about on monday the the attack happened after midnight at the intersection of cambridge street and brighton avenue. the man is seeing carrying a skateboard and pushing a bite cell phone signal. if you know who he is, call police. police in salem, new hampshire, are hoping you recognize this shirt. they say the man robbed the citizens bank branch inside the shaw's supermarket on cleft crossing road. police say he has a distinguishing tatoo on his left forearm. >> mark: lawyers for aaron hernandez are being forced to turn itself on over to prosecutors after a ruling by the state's highest court. prosecutors believe the phone may have evidence in the witness intimidation charge against hernandez in his upcoming double murder trial in boston. the former patriots tight end is serving a live sentence on a murder conviction out of attleboro.
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hand over the phone, arguing it could undermine the attorney-client privilege if they provide law enforcement with potentially incriminating evidence. the feds are preparing their case against two of boston mayor marty walsh's top aids. prosecutors say they'll turn over one last batch of city emails to lawyers for kenneth burr set and timothy sullivan early next week. those are city hall shames. now a judge gave the defense another month to file motions with any issues they have with with evidence. the men are accused of pressuring the boston music festival to hire union workser in 2014 by threatening to withhold permits. >> vanessa: developing today, olympic swimmer ryan lochte apologized for the robbery scandal that's making headlines all over the world. incident is casting a dark shadow on to the wildly successful swimming team, as steve harrigan explains, lochte's apology came today as one of the teammates agreed to
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takes to instagram to issue an apology for his braver while in brazil. the u.s. olympic swimmer saying, i want to apologize for my behavior last weekend, for not being more careful and candid in how i described the events of that early morning, and for my role in taking the focus away from the many athletes from fulfilling their dreams of participating in the olympics. he went on to say, i waited to share these thoughts until it was confirmed that the legal situation was addressed an it was clear that my teammates would be arriving home safely. swimmers jack conger and gunner vance returned to the u.s. after being pulled off a plane a day earlier in brazil and another lawyer reaching an agreement to avoid criminal prosecution for another swimmer. >> brazilian law concedes in the light of the crimes, the possibility of reaching an agreement before the criminal prosecution he will donate 10,800 u.s. dollars to an institute and with that, the case is resolved.
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incident will mar the history of these games. >> i think that the brazilian population, we will accept his apologies, and as we want to put this matter to an end, and i don't think despite the movement of last couple of days, i don't see this as being a factor that will mar the games. >> the reporter: u.s. olympic officials have also apologized to the brazilian people, for athletes. in rio de janeiro, steve harrigan, fox news. >> vanessa: donald trump dominating yet another news cycle. >> mark: today's coverage was a three for one. still to come, tonight on fox 25, the high-ranking staffer stepping down, the newest addition to the campaign's arsenal and the questionable visit to a devastated area of the country. >> kevin: outline a couple of concerts you might be going to this evening in and around town and it is beautiful out there, but there are more activities this weekends, including a big road race.
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rain may arrive. >> vanessa: first, a cafeteria worker is accused of planning a columbine style attack at a local university. who reported the potential attack a week before students who reported the potential attack a week before students moved back on introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on.
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>> vanessa: police say it was her therapist who reported her. >> the reporter: vanessa and mark, yeah, because of what the suspect said to the therapist, that therapist was legally obligated to tell police what happened, we're also learning tonight about why police say she was so upset. >> she does have periods where she gets very angry and aggravated. >> the reporter: a dock for for the court i want viewed heather lyons after she was arrested for plotting to attack the police say 23-year-old heather lyons, a food service working at worcester polytechnic institute, told her therapist, she wanted to shoot up the college and her former boss. >> i would never think so. i think she was a little strange, but other than that, no. according to court documents, ms. lyons stated that she had planned to place a decoy bomb in the wpi campus center, then set off real bombs in morgan hall. she landlords told police, armed with a sawed off shotgun, she
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shoot and kill people at random. the therapist told police, under the right circumstances, there was concern she could be capable of committing the acts she spoke of. >> i am surprised that, you know, something happened like that, i'm surprised. >> the reporter: wpi sent an alert out to students say, while she made serious threats to campus, police have found no evidence that she had the means to carry them out. students were on campus today. >> i'm not afraid for my safety. it feels pretty safe when you're on campus. >> i feel safe the time. police say lyons was having an issue with her boss involving sexual harassment allegations that she made up. she was moved to another dining hall on campus and that's when she went to a therapist to start talking about anger. in massachusetts, medical professionals have a duty to report crimes if a specific victim is identified. a judge ordered lyons to be held
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health evaluations continue. we are live in worcester, robert goulston, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: a wilmington man is charged with threatening boston's largest mosque. patrick keogan was indicted today for making the threats over facebook. according to court documents, he threatened the islamic society of boston cultural center in roxbury, with the words, burn your local mosque in a picture. and later, hello scum bags. he could face up to ten years in prison and $250,000 in fines. the new at 6:00 p.m., parents of pod are now suing costco. fox 25 obtained court paperwork of the lawsuit that claims in 2013, the boston couple's daughter found one of the pods,it exploded on her and caud injuries that required medical treatment. >> mark: a crash in dorchester. two people were taken to the hospital and we are working to get an update on their
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>> kevin: nothing but sun out there this evening. ok, there's some clouds drifting by too, but certainly no showers out there. all of the rain to the west, so the south and we're trying to get it on in here. it doesn't want to come. often this time of year, you get tropical rainfall, for instance, 25 years arc hurricane bob, moreira sently we had tropical storm irene, although that was for western new england and a tropical storm when it hit here. that question was shot our way on irene was a category 3 hurricane to our south, but when it hit new york, by the time it got to new york, it was a tropical storm and it brought incredible flooding to vermont and western new england, but as a tropical storm. that's the kind of rainfall you need to break droughts, although that was devastating. we could use some wet weather. fiona is not going to be the one. tropical storm fiona is barely holding on to tropical storm status as it is and it is forecast to move off to the north and west and turn out to sea. the way our jet stream is going to be configured by early next
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path for this when we started talking about it a couple nights ago. we talked about this and our computer models show it's going to be east of hamilton, which is bermuda by the mid of next week. temperatures in the 70's and 80's for didn't nancy reagantime tonight, not so bad is it. 74 in boston. if you're heading out to the aretha franklin show at the blue hills pavilion, it's cooler than what you have if you're coming in from metro west. our computer models continue to show the potential for a few showers to pop up. really think it's a small keep that in mind and we'll keep you updated on that possibility into the morning hours tomorrow. do not cancel your plans for tomorrow afternoon if they're outdoors. don't work around the shower threat, it's that small from what i can tell. 77 in boston by lunchtime. 81 to the west in bedford. nice looking afternoon as far as i'm concerned. it's not going to rain at the beaches. temperatures are going to be in the upper 70's to low 80's. hampton to rexham, lighthouse and wollaston as well with a mixture of clouds and sunshine, every one of those locations.
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79 in falmouth. 83 in bridgewater. low to mid 80's off to the north and west of boston. rainshowers active trying to make it in to western new england by monday. northern new england, look at that, we need that down here. doesn't look like that's going to happen. all the heaviest is where it's they don't need three quarters in some spots we're 8 inches below average for the year. that's amazing. temperatures in the upper 70's to low 80's. the outside risk of a thunderstorm, making it in to the worcester area by nighttime sunday night. if you're going to fenway park both nights, staying out late sunday after the show, you get a shower by the time you go to bed, but during the concert for zach brown band, both nights look good to me. seven-day forecast with lots of
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morning, it's the falmouth road race, it's going to be a sticky one this year. i'll show you that forecast just ahead. >> mark: fenway icon could soon be replaced. controversial perhaps for the park as owners hope to make room
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>> vanessa: this satellite picture from nasa shows the smoke from a massive wildfire burning in southern california. tonight, some families forced to evacuate because of the blue cut fire east of l.a. they're starting to learn the state of their homes tonight and for many, it's not the news they wanted to hear. authorities say at least 96 homes are destroyed. >> mark: new tonight, president obama will travel to flood ravaged louisiana next week. the president has been on vacation on martha's vineyard for two wks on tuesday. republican candidate donald trump toured the damage today as stacey cohan reports, trump also released his first general election attack ad. >> the reporter: the donald trump campaign is having quite a day. trump and running mate, indiana governor mike pence traveled to louisiana to examine flood damage, and to speak with residents. >> they need a lot of help. what's happened here is incredible. nobody understands how bad it is. it's really incredible. i'm sure here to help. >> the reporter: and his
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television ad of the general eplex psych em, which will air in several battleground states and stream on line. >> hillary clinton's america, the system stays rigged against americans. >> the reporter: all this, as a major staff shakeup continues to make headlines. earlier this week, trump elevated breitbart news leader, steve bannon and g.o.p. pollster and strategiest, kellyanne conway, to leadership positions. now paul manford resigned. manford was involv manager, corey lewandowski. the trump campaign must find its footing quickly. the first debate is just over a months away and the november election, draws ever closer. in washington, i'm stacey cohan
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can't say for sure how many sexual assaults happen each year and that's a problem. >> vanessa: still to come tonight on fox 25, lawmakers hope new data will help them trying to prevent the horrific attacks. plus -- >> the reporter: a violent stabbing attack outside a popular sports bar. what a witness tells me really happened and how he tried to save a life. >> mark: but first, the driver who struck a crowd of people along boston's freedom trail t tries to explain what went wrong.
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>> mark: our top stories tonight, parents are pulling their children out of a local ymca camp because of this video, showing disgusting conditions in a bathroom. the ymca said it shutdown the bathroom at the camp in canton on wednesday until a plumbing problem was fixed. two parents tell fox 25 they are worried the conditions made their children sick. within the last hour, the board of health told fox 25 the bathroom is cleaned. >> vanessa: the investigation continues into the death of the 1-year-old boy, found unresponsive in a baby-sitter's care in woburn. the boy's twin sister also being treated for injuries. fox 25 tried to talk to the baby-sitter today. she spent some time at the police station today and woburn police escorting dcf workers to the apartment. still, not much is being released about the boy's cause of death. we will be following this story for you all weekend. we continue to follow breaking news in the spread of the zika
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avoid the popular tourist destination in miami, florida. state health officials say a new local transmission zone has been detected in the miami beach area that does include south beach. that's where the virus has spread to five new people. several of the patients are from out-of-state. >> two of these individuals are florida residents and miami-dade county. one person is a resident of new york. one person is a resident of texas, an one person is a resident of taiwan. >> vanessa: the state is now aggressively spraying for mosquitoes there. in all, there are dozens of cases confirmed in florida. pregnant women are being told to avoid the first infection zone, which is the wynnewood arts district of miami. >> mark: a mom and her son are recovering at home after yesterday's accident caused chaos in downtown boston. >> vanessa: fox 25 news's katherine burcham was in court as the driver charged in the accident tried to explain what happened.
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court that she pulled up to this intersection, her rental car may have had a mechanical error and she was unable to prevent what happened next. an accident with painful consequences for three tourists seeing the sights in downtown boston yesterday. viewer video showed the chaos that unfolded after police say steel ran a red light in this mercedes and slammed into a crowd crossing the street. >> three victims were hospitalized and sustained serious injuries. >> the reporter: one victim was a woman visiting from spain, the had been following the freedom trail through the city. witnesses told fox 25, the 9-year-old boy and spanish tourist were tracked under seal's car and a -- steel's car and a crowd of good samaritans lifted it and pulled them out. >> it's terrible hi tragic that people were injured, but they were injured through no intent of ms. steel. >> the reporter: today in court, prosecutors revealed steel does have a criminal past, and was headed to court in lynn next week to face an assault charge.
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case will likely be dismissed, and the mother of two simply wants to be back home with her husband. >> since 2009, since that case till today, or yesterday, she had no offenses whatsoever. >> the reporter: because of her pending charge, steele was sent back to jail with a $5,000 bond. all 3 victims are expected to be ok, although the woman from spain remains hospitalized tonight. in boston, katherine burcham, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: a came from out of that's what a witness to a violent knife attack outside of a sports bar in woburn tells fox 25. the victim was stabbed in the neck and survived and now the hunt it on for the suspect. in hand exclusive interview, fox 25's bob ward speaks to a witness who also tried to save the victim's life. >> >> the reporter: 21-year-old blake lewis had a knife he will never forget, a night which ended with one man stabbed in the neck and another, a man who
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and joe's on the run. >> somebody could have stabbed you. >> the reporter: blake tells me, he and a buddy arrived at jake and joe's, dressed in their punk rock clothes and a large balding man with a goatee who loved punk rock joined them for beers an they all hung out the trouble started out in the parking lot, where blake tells me, he recognized two other guys who were inside jake and joe's. >> the two guys were already there, we were saying goodbye to them and the guy walked up and head butted him and hell broke loose. >> the reporter: blake tells me the guy they met in the bar reached for that knife and stabbed the attacker in the neck. >> the guy took a few steps back, and then he went, took out his knife and stabbed the guy and next thing i know, he was gone and the guy was on his knees bleeding. blake tells me, he couldn't believe his eyes, but that he did what he could to try and stop the bleeding with his sock. >> took off my boot, gave him my sock and he was on the ground with his hand, glove coming out and i kind of panicked, didn't
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tourniquet on a man's neck. >> the reporter: i tried to. >> the reporter: blake tells me his buddy, the guy he came to jake and joe's with, pulled them off, the two panicked, they drove away and a short time later, blake himself was arrested for drunk driving. when i approached him for an interview, the first thing he asked me was did the victim survive. victim has survived. the victim is in critical but stable condition. the suspect is still out there. in woburn, bob ward, fox 25 news. >> mark: search for a mattapan tonight. police found a man suffering from gunshot wounds on orlando street around 10:00 p.m. last night. he is expected to survive. no arrests have been made. police don't have a description of a suspect. all right. turning now to the forecast, and more normal days have returned, as we hit the second half of august. fox 25 storm tracker chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz is watching the forecast, and kevin, this weekend is looking great, but you're watching for rain next week and we need it. >> kevin: we do. we need it so badly and look at the numbers, mark.
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so far this year, we have 19.36. the deficit is down to 7.9 inches below average. that's 8 without a problem. 8 inches below average. that's why the severe drought situation in eastern and northeastern massachusetts and into southern new hampshire as well e. and no help today, just a lot of sunshine out there and a lot of videos and a photo situation going on from -- lot of evaporation going on from the trees and shrubs. plenty of activity off to the west. they've had a lot of rain in places like indiana. yokn rain in the deep south and we can't seem to get any in here. dinnertime temperatures in the 70's and 80's. it's beautiful out there, it's going to stay that way and through the morning tomorrow. there is a small risk of a couple of showers popping up tomorrow. it looks much worse on the futurecast data than i expected it to be. be aware, there could be a quick one at some point tomorrow afternoon. do not plan around that. it's just a small risk. we'll talk about your weekend plans and risks coming up. >> vanessa: the currents drought
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cranberries. the usda is predicting this year's crop will be impacted by the lack of rainfall in the state. some cranberry farmers are expecting a smaller drought. cranberries are one of massachusetts's main crops. >> mark: one thing not affected is good old poison ivy. there's been an increase. experts say it can grow in any condition and the warmer climate is making those experts say the best way to deal with poison ivy is to have a landscaper clear it for you. bourne man is headed to jail for six months for inappropriately tickling young girls in a mall. 38-year-old justin kettle pleaded guilty to the charges. a woman told police her daughter and the girl's friend were chased at the indoor play area, inside kingston mall. police used the parents cellphone photos to identify
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star benzene know has been convicted of his shooting. a jury say gay scott was guilty of shooting his uncle during a funeral procession in plymouth in 2014. scott was cleared of the more serious charge of armed assault with intent to murder. benzene know was convicted. dover police searching for a hit-and-run driver. someone hit the power pole on walpole overnight and took off. police tweeted out this picture of the damage. if you have any information, give them a call. >> mark: police in maine are investigating death threats sent to members of the muslim community. officers in westbrook just outside of portland are meeting with local muslims to try to reassure the community that police are working to keep everyone safe. the threatening notes were discovered wednesday at an apartment complex where many local muslims live. >> in their native country, lots of times, written threats are left for them, just before an attack on themselves or a loved one. >> mark: police have not yet
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today is the deadline to register to vote in the massachusetts primarily. voters who registered today can also change their party affiliation before the september 8th election. registration locations have already closed. but you can register on line until midnight. the two billion dollars wynn casino in everett is set to open june 2019. the "boston globe" says the date was announced yesterday during a meeting with the state's gaming commission. construction began earlier this month after the project received a waterfront development permit. wynn hopes to have 250 consuc the end of the year. somerville's mayor has said he's considering whether to file an appeal against the casino in superior court. that deadline is next wreak. >> vanessa: its owners of fenway park are looking to expand the historic ballpark. the $4 billion plan calls for more fan seats near the dugout from new suites, a right field grand stand bar and a removable bullpen field wall. that way the park examine fit professional soccer and football games. now here's something
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replace the old and deteriorating pesky pole and add new video boards in right field. ock, you're not happy about that. >> mark: up until this point, i was grudgingly taking the improvements to the ballpark, but you can't remove the pesky pole e. it is one of the things you first look at whether you come to the ballpark. visitors want to get a picture with the pesky pole. leave is alone. that's my point. i think a lot of people would agree. well, the federal government has a serious problem on its hands that it's working >> vanessa: it seems they don't know the exact rates of sexual assaults within the united states. next on fox 25 news at 6:00 p.m., the renewed effort to keep track of the attacks and why data could end up fighting sexual assaults. >> kevin: we can't seem to get the pesky rain to move in either. i'll show you what i have in my forecast. >> mark: see what you did there kevin. plus, a lion wrapping around the corner as dozens wait anxiously to get inside one store on boylston street. the short life of this
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howist. how often is it happening. that's what government auditors found w keeping track of sexual assaults and rape. the federal government can't even agree on what rape is. different departments use different terms on what rape is. >> i was raped when i was 17 years old, i was a virgin and raped by a stranger. >> the reporter: aspoke by scape with a rape survivor, who says the government needs to do a better job at tracking assaults. >> so i think when the government is terming things differently and not paying as much to the terminology, they're almost writing offer the victim's experience. >> the reporter: the gao found
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agencies disagree on how often it's happening. in 2011, estimates range from 200,000 sexual assaults to two million. that's a huge gap. the gao suggests the white house office of management and budget get involved and coordinate all sexual assault record keeping. but the omb disagrees with the recommendation, saying that's not "the most strategic use of resources." reporting in washington, justin gray, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: a long line of people in boston waiting to get inside kanye west temporary clothing store this weekend. it opened up on 899 boylston street near the heinz this morning. it's going to close on sunday or whenever the clothes sell out. boston is one of 21 locations across the world that kanye announced this week for the life of pablo fashion lines pop-up shops and we talked to one fan who was pretty, sited, so much so he camped out beginning last night. >> no way. kanye west boston, like, i didn't this was going to happen. i told my dad, i need a ride to
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>> vanessa: if you can't get enough, kanye will brings his st. pablo tour to the td garden next month. >> mark: the wahlberger's chain has been slapped with a lawsuit. the suit accuses the coney island branch of withholding pay from five former employees. the new york daily news reports the restaurants is accused of not paying the employees overtime and pocketing tips. dorchester native mark donny and paul wahlberg star chain. >> kevin: sunshine for your evening plans, it is pleasant out there. not that high on the humidity scale. in fact, very low for august anyway. there's plenty of rain to our west, and i keep telling you, we want to get it in here. i know you don't want it for your weekend plans. 81 bedford at dinnertime. 82 fitchburg and nashua, holding
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tomorrow will be similar, perhaps a couple degrees cooler, but in the 70's and 80's across the area by lunchtime. afternoon highs, same idea, near 80 degrees, just about any beach you pick from north to south across southern new hampshire, wollaston beach and cape cod as well. high temperatures will be in the 70's and 80's out here on cape cod. bridgewater gets to 83 on the south shore and low 80's, framingham, mid 80's. tomorrow afternoon, not going to throw in any showers. there's a small chance for one new england tomorrow. jimmy buffet, tomorrow afternoon, i know you're going to be out there in the afternoon partying and into the night. 4:00 p.m., it's 81 degrees, dropping down into the 70's during the show and by 9:00 p.m., dropping to 69 degrees without a threat of rain for the concert at the xfinity center in mansfield tomorrow night. futurecast shows when the rain arrives. western new england, sunday afternoon, into central new england during the late night hours and early morning hours. i don't expect it to be into boston until well after dark,
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like it want to go north. they're not even in a drought situation here in northern new hampshire, vermont, into western maine. that's where the heaviest rain is going to go. the place where we need it is here and that's where the heaviest or worst drought is and that's where we're going to get some showers, not the heavy rain we need. you'll see with the hour-by-hour rainfall estimate from our futurecast data, the heavy rain arrives, the orange, the brighter yellows are back here, even as we advance it up through monday morning, we get up nearly a half inch in boston, about three quarters of an inch this weekend, you don't want the rainyway, for the zach brown band concert, saturday and sunday, both nights starting 80 degrees, 6:30 p.m. show and dropping to the 70's for the concerts. i have the rainshower in here, because if you're driving westward after the show, you may run into a shower in worcester counties. i don't expect any around fenway park during the evening hours. here's your seven-day forecast. notice that weekend looking nice. you all want the nice weekend, i realize that, but by monday, the rainshowers coming on in here.
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monday. sunday morning at 9:00 a.m., falmouth road race, 76 degrees, but rather humid. dew points in the upper 60's, runners, so be aware of that. i know you've run in worse than this and hotter days than this. 76 doesn't sound bad but the humidity may be a problem, keep that in mind. i don't understand the rainshowers on monday, we're drying out again, right through all of next week, i just don't see anything big coming our way. we could use tropical rains to arrive, but nothing in the offing. i'll be looking at th some better news for showers coming up monday at 10:00 p.m. >> vanessa: kevin, we need that rain. let's turn it over to sports now. >> mark: let's toss it over to nens's adam pillar filling in tonight to update us on brady's sliced finger. >> it was great to hear that tom brady was going to start last night until he didn't because of a sliced thumb. so what's the real story behind brady's boo-boo? see if bill belichick check has
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there isn't a thumb that got more attention over the last 24 hours. tom brady reportedly slicing his hand on a pair of scissors prior to last night's preseason game. the story on the field last night, jimmy garoppolo, two healthy thumbs up for jimmy g. the patriots finished 16-21, 191 yards and threw his first touchdown pass of the season. back to brady. i'm no thumb gate, but the story of what actually happened, still is not crystal clear. >> yeah. i mean, i made the decision before the game to play jimmy and jacoby. that's football. things happen and you have to eye just to them. we refer to that as an audible. >> it was a good test, i guess and it always keeps you on your toes, how coach always preaches, you never know when you're going to go in or when your number is
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>> the reporter: here's a question. what grade would you give the bruins this offseason? what if the bruins landed former harvard star jimmy vizy. that is no longer a possibility. jimmy choose the new york rangers. the b's were one of seven teams who met with vizy. it was just today that his agent said boston was still in the mix and you're thinking, he's a charlestown guy, he has friends, b's have a real shot at this chose the blue shirts, a reported deal that's two years long, entry level deal at that. so no vizy, but maybe they have a shot at jonathan papelbon? do you want him after what you saw yesterday in detroit. 3-1 lead in the eighth, the bullpen blew it. last 15 losses have been by an average of two runs. two measly runs per game. they republican lawmakers some of those and -- they win some of those and they could be running
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seven and rick porcello takes the mound for game two of the four game set against the tigers. e.r.a. just over 3 and facing the team that drafted him and then traded him to the sox last year. his first start back in detroit. porcello may be having a good year, but i don't know if they'll already make a movie about him. bill lee, that's another story. the film, spaceman, premieres tonight at the somerville theater. the mostly true story of former red sox pitcher, bill lee, after his release from expos. josh dumel is playing bill lee. fox 25 sports director tom leyden playing himself interviewing josh. >> your new movie is categorized as a comedy. is that appropriate? how would you categorize your life? >> it's a tragedy. the message of the movie is that they can get rid of you and everything else, but you still have to love the game and
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>> the reporter: i'll say this. live interviews with bill lee are great. taped interviews are much safer. you never know what's going to come out of that guy's mouth. i'm looking forward to seeing the movie. >> kevin: this is after his playing days. >> after the playing days. he finished up with the ex poles. he's still playing baseball. >> vanessa: it's mostly true. >> their words, not mine. mostly true story. >> mark: is he running for office too along the way here? >> kevin: might as well. interesting guy, no dou a back in the day. here's your seven-day forecast. he was a yankee killer, wasn't he. 85 degrees tomorrow with some sunshine on sunday. sunday, sunshine and increasing clouds. on monday, some rain early on. not the rain we need. not the rain you asked for, but the rain you're going to get coming on monday morning. an update on that coming at 10:00 p.m.
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