Skip to main content

tv   FOX 25 Morning News  FOX  August 23, 2016 6:00am-7:01am EDT

6:00 am
information of hundreds of people, including sexual abuse victims. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, 6:00 on this tuesday morning, august 23. we appreciate you being with us. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: i am sara underwood. and what a difference a day makes. meteorologist shiri spear is talking clear skies and pretty much chilly temperatures this fox25 storm tracker weather center with what time things will tart to warm up. >> sara: this is probably our -- >> shiri: this is probably our coolest hour we will find today. we check back with temperatures next hour, you will see them slowly rise. sunshine this morning at 6 a.m. we will start flipping knees icons here from nighttime to daytime. 61 in daytime. lower 50s in beverly and plymouth. 51 bedford. 54, worcester.
6:01 am
back into keene and 45 this morning. 55 hyannis. a lot of you will want to add some kind of layer. short sleeves will feel a little cool out there early this morning but you can see temperatures really do warm up pretty quickly here. i am thinking by 8 a.m. when we are back in the lower 60s in most spots. short sleeves will be just fine. two hours where the jackets are going to come in handy. sdmras also help you out all day. at 10:00, 71 degrees. at noontime, m high temperatures today peaking around 80 degrees metro west. inland towns and cities in the lower 80s. i think a lot of the coast hits 79 degrees including boston here this afternoon. the cape, 77. but all of us gets to enjoy those nice, bright conditions for today. it is not all sunshine this week. i will show you when it turns hot, when it turns humid and when it turns stormy again a couple of minutes. over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic and an accident update.
6:02 am
off the shoulder on 495 northbound. a rollover truck right before route 111 in boxborough. also waiting for this accident to clear on 128 southbound right before the braintree split. one other accident of note. this is 24 northbound at route 106 in west bridgewater causing delay back to 495. and 12 minutes from 128 to the tobin. 15 minutes on the expressway. and this 8-minute drive time on 24 is after that accident that includes the spot where the accident happened. i will have that coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. cherry pickers, chain saws and heavy equipment will once again be roaming the street of concord trying to get that community back to normal following a powerful tornado. >> that twist irbrought winds of 100 miles per hour to that town which is still dealing with trees and power lines in the roads this morning. fox25 stephanie coueignoux live in concord.
6:03 am
are still a big problem. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: a lot of residents waking up without power. now that the sun is up, you can see it is part of a cleanup process. a lot of the massive trees have been cut down and kind of put here in the roads, but this morning, taking a look over here, you can see a concord police officer is still patrolling lexington road, talking with residents as they try to drive around all of this debris. continues after yesterday's ef 1 tornado left a path of destruction half a mile long, and this morning, one travel lane of lexington road is still blocked. power lines are still down on alcott road leaving residents in the dark for yet another day. skyfox flew over this area yesterday and this video here shows dozen of trees torn from their roots, 39 homes damaged and power lines down. people are still stunned by how intense this tornado was
6:04 am
minute. it will be really shifted it. sounded like a train going by. >> did a lot of damage just in a small area. >> reporter: nobody was hurt but one worker was hit by a tree limb during the cleanup process yesterday. he was alert and talking though on his way to the hospital. we also caught up with governor charlie baker as he toured the damage. >> the most amazing thing to me is how much tree damage was done through and thankful nobody was hurt. >> reporter: now coming back here live, a stretch of lexington road yesterday morning blocked by those downed power lines and trees this morning. as you can see part of this road at least what you can see is now cleared. and now that the sun is up, the police are allowing us to walk down there. we are going to do this in just a few moments. just taking a look at the cleanup process and we will have another live update for you at 6:45. in concord, stephanie
6:05 am
coming -- police are on the hunt for a man who attacked a woman on a local playground. fox25's jessica reyes is live in boston's south end and police say that suspect had a distinguishing feature. >> reporter: right, sara. they say he had tattoos on the back of his right arm and the back of his right hand. where this happened was in the heart of the south end. an area full of young professionals and families and safe area in boston and they dipu happened on clermont street right around the southwest corridor. it all happened police say around 1:00 in the morning on monday. police say the victim was walking by herself on clermont treat near the intersection of greenwich park when a man with the blue bmx park approached her. then had a knife and forced her to walk across mass avenue to the carter playground, that is when police say he sexually assaulted her.
6:06 am
end. a brief description of what they believe he looked like. he was a hispanic male in his late 20s and 30s. pa foot 6 and the moss distinguishing features are tattoos on his right arm and back of his right hand. this morning police are trying to track this guy down and they are thinking anybody that thinks they know any further information about this or saw something yesterday morning to please give them a call right away. live in the south end, jessica arrested a man for shooting and killing his neighbor. a viewer sent thus picture from a scene on hamilton street. last night, police found a victim on the front lawn with a gunshot wound. the man was fighting with his suspect when he was shot. he was rushed to the hospital but did not survive. police are still investigating what led up to the shooting. a woman on her way to the grocery store is killed in a tragic accident outside of a elementary school. witnesses say a pickup truck
6:07 am
noon. happened at merklin elementary. the driver was told to annual another location and that's when he hit the victim. no charges have been filed. a state trooper charged with raping his ex-girlfriend has threatened her again. robert sundberg is under house arrest waiting to stand trial. evils arrested in april after the woman said he choked her and sexually assaulteder they are both state troopers assigned to the concord barracks. in state documents, sundberg recently told a friend we have the woman's children removed if she kept looking for charges against him. students at boston latin school will be encouraged to continue their discussion about race-based discussions on campus. the new leaders of the prestigious school also say that teachers that receive you this training on how this deal are reports of racial
6:08 am
the school's top two administrators resigned earlier this year. the internal investigation found that more than 100 allegations of racist incidents since 2012. somerville residents may want to stack up on reusable bags september 1. the plastic bag band goes into effect. the it was passed last november and applies to single-use shopping bags. with more. those with 10, stores are asked to do the ban instead. somerville joins a number of cities and towns in the state that have adopted the policy. and new this morning, wikileak under fire for exposing the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including victims of sexual abuse, sick children, and the mentally ill. the associated press has found in the past year alone, the radical transparency group has medical files belonging to
6:09 am
the ap also reported that hundreds more have sensitive family, financial or identity records posted to the web. so far wikileak founder julian assange has not reported to the -- responded to the report. donald trump is postponing a major announcement on his immigration policies. trump was scheduled to talk about his proposal to build a wall on the u.s. mexico border and to report millions of undocumented immigrants on thursday and he is putting off that speech until next week. to focus on democratic rival hillary clinton. the dispute over hillary clinton's private e-mail account continues to follow her straight to the november election. yesterday, the fbi said it collected nearly 15,000 new e-mails in its investigation in the clinton's e-mail practices. a federal judge has ordered the state to release those documents and want their plan by the end of september. the state department wants to release the e-mails a the second week of october which
6:10 am
the two-week vacation on the vineyard, president obama will visit flood victims in louisiana. the neighborhoods around baton rouge are still under two feet of water after heavy rain submerged thousands of homes last week. 13 people have died and 86,000 have registered for government assistance. president obama declared a major disaster in 20 counties to help streamline federal funding. last week donald trump visited the area. hillary clinton said will not be visiting because doesn't want to distract fro relief efforts. the scandal in rio is now costing u.s. swimmer ryan lochke lots of money. all of his major sponsors have ended their relationship with the to he limb pick medalist that include speedo and ralph lauren. lochke has admitted to lying about being robbed at gunpoint after going to a party with three of his teammates. teammates in brazil said lochke vandalized a gas station and the group was confronted by armed security
6:11 am
says it cannot condone behavior that is contrary to the values that speedo stand for. they have donated part of his sponsorship fee to charity. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. good morning, everyone, on the expressway northbound, up to 21 minutes from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. shiri. >> shiri: i have 50s on top with the sunshine. nice and bright as well, getting home from work later today, the temperatures in the 70s. i will show you what time and where a piece of patriots memorabilia stolen right from behind the bar, and the whole thing is caught on camera. the bizarre call workers got from the man in the surveillance video just hours after he stole a helmet. plus new guidelines involving kids and sugar. the maximum that doctor says for children to eat and drink. paying more for the open tolls on the pike. we are breaking down the big
6:12 am
tv-commercial
6:13 am
narrator: let's put this political promise to the test. ayotte: i've been an independent, strong voice for new hampshire. narrator: then why does kelly ayotte still support donald trump for president? independent minded republicans across america put principle ahead of party y ayotte. she says she still supports trump. ayotte: an independent, strong voice... narrator: if she's so independent, why is she still supporting trump? disclaimer: independence usa pac is responsible
6:14 am
this. is. everything. honey bunches of oats. it's this, this, this, and this. it is the mother of all cereals. it's that, and that, and all of that. it's the most cerealriffic cereal in all the history and will be for eternity. honey bunches of oats.
6:15 am
open road tolling will be a reality on the mass pike. some are concerned that the state is tracking them through their transponder, others are concerned of the extra charges they face if they don't have one. big changes are coming if you drive the mass pike, the old tolls are out and are set to be torn down. these overh your travel, recording your transponder if you cross below. if you don't have one prepare to pay more for your trip. does not have a transponder and he will be charged more. he thinks that is not fair. >> it's not. because i don't use it as frequently as probably other people do. and i will be charged for it. >> if you drive the length of the pike it will cost 6:15. with no easy pass, it is 1:70. from sturbridge to boston, it
6:16 am
pass from 128 to boston with an easy pass it is $1770. with no e-zpass it is $3.55. the promise from mass dot officials is this had make travel faster. no more waiting at tolls. >> with the advancement of technology, you guess, anything that makes things flow a lot easier and you are able to apply technology to it makes sense. >> sara: so in the end, getting a transponder can save you mass dot say it is not, they will take a picture of your plate and tack on another $.60 and send you a bill. >> do you think you will guess a transponder now? >> i probably will, yea. >> sara: paying more is a point of contention for some and so is taking a picture of your license plate and what the state will do with the information. mass d.o.d.o. says it can be useful in an emergency like an amber alert.
6:17 am
board votes on the new rates and new electronic tolls go live on october 28. 6:16 now. a big win for wynn resorts. the city of somerville dropping its lawsuit. the mayor won't appeal the state's decision to issue wynn a key environmental permit. the mayor says the two sides have reached a deal to address transportation, health and environmental issues. >> this fight has never been about money. these cases weren't abo getting it right. >> reporter: mayor didn't give any details about the agreement. construction began earlier this month and the casino is said to open in 2019. good tuesday morning. it is now 6:17. and we are starting to see some slowdowns on the expressway. usually say 6:30 is kind of. bewitching magic hour where we tart to see some of the volume. route 1 moving along fine. 93 south a little bit slow approaching the cloverleaf and
6:18 am
a live look at 93 through sullivan square still manageable out there. live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 29 minutes on 93 south. 22 minutes on 128 southbound as you head from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now with an update on the tornado that touched down yesterday morning. >> yesterday morning during the 3 a.m. hour, julie, it lasted ten minutes and have winds 100 miles per hour which rates it as an half a mile long. 400 -- you heard -- four football fields wide and on top of that we got additional straight line wind damage. this is nothing too, too unusual for this time of the year. massachusetts on average does get three or four tornadoes a year which the unusual thing about yesterday is it was an overnight tornado. that is not typical here. usually the tornadoes with afternoon thunderstorms. so yesterday, i mean, thank goodness for a lot of those
6:19 am
many of you were sleeping. 61 degrees in boston. 54 in lawrence. of course worry-free this morning. norwood, 56 degrees and a little chilly. a little bit of light fog just in my coolest towns and city. nothing widespread and will not last long in norwood at 8 a.m. back on track with the lower 60s. lower 70s at 10 a.m. mid-70s by lunchtime today and afternoon temperatures work their way into the lower 80s. there it is going to be pretty common, 81 in ipswich and boston. 82 in framingham. lower 80s in manchester, new hampshire down to fitchburg. worcester at 78. a lot of 70s for the cape and islands as well. overnight dip down into the upper 50s, other 60s. a couple of degrees warmer. and that means if you track down your jacket for this morning, you are probably going to want that jacket for tomorrow morning well. it also means that you can sleep with the windows open again. get the air conditioner a little bit of a break. kind of temporary because
6:20 am
nothing too uncomfortable, but look at these highs, 88 in boston. 89 in framingham. 90 back in lawrence and norwood. 84 in worcester. the time in the afternoon tomorrow that you probably will want to have that air conditioner on standby. so we are kind of using on and off for the next couple of days. sunshine out there. today it will be bright out there again tomorrow. high pressure shifts just a little bit, we get these warm southwest winds that bring in all the warm air for tomorrow. but going to bring in the humidity on top of that. so things really start to get sticky again. i'm thinking thursday and friday. noticeably muggier, 88 degrees your high. friday, 89. scattered clouds around. not going to be necessarily a widespread rain but what we get of it could contain some downpours. watching for friday morning showers out there. on saturday, 82 degrees. right now looking like the pick of the weekend, a little brighter than sunday. highs shaping up in the lower
6:21 am
upper 70s on sunday with just a few more clouds. back to you, guys. now at 6:2 this morning. new de-- 6:21. this morning. new details on animal abuse at a local farm. how detectives believe some of the animals died as they sift through the thousands of pieces of evidence. long distance home run earning a ball player more than a few high fives. introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee,
6:22 am
ooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on.
6:23 am
? yeah, in the summertime ? ? livin' in a dunkin' paradise ?
6:24 am
n't burn. ? dunkin' iced, oh, yeah, in the summertime ? ? livin' in a dunkin' paradise ? ? dunkin' iced, oh, yeah, in the summertime ? doctors are setting new guidelines of how much sugar children should eat. children between ages of 2 and 18 should have no more than siteteas poon including fructose and honey. the total found in one plain chocolate bar. doctors warn that regular con suvrming of food and drink with added suinger can lead to high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. starting in 2018, food sold in the u.s. will have to list the amount of added sugar on the nutrition facts panel. a new york city landmark hope they can convince people to spend millions of dollars on a place to go when they are already gone. here is the story.
6:25 am
plot of the st. patrick's cathedral. it has been reserved for church clergy and other prominent families. the church is selling a few spots. asking price for the final crypt, $7 million. typical for new york real estate. no matter where you are going. the church hopes to use the money to repair that beautiful historic pipe organ that dates back to 1868. >> gene: $7 million for the that sounds likes "grave robbery." for me. >> julie: yes it is. where are you living when you are alive if you are spending $7 million when you are gone. >> gene: pretty good spot. brandon thomas of the gateway grizzlies hit a grand slam during a frontier league game. he got out of that one. in fact he hit it so far that it broke the windshield of a pickup truck in the parking lot. , but here is the catch, that
6:26 am
the windshield on his own vehicle. he took it in stride and said the windshield suffered a lot of damage, not just a little crack which meant he must have hit it very well. i think most insurance companies will recover the replace am of the windshield for free. it may have been worth it. a true story many years ago. you see how there are roads back behind there. >> julie: yes. >> gene: a ball field with a access road. guy hits a, window open, right into the car. window into the car. i call that giving the ball a ride. >> julie: were you the guy in the car? >> gene: i was not the guy in the car. >> julie: were you the slugger? >> gene: i was not the slugger but i remember. >> julie: did i not laugh enough on the joke. >> gene: a story i hate it we were going somewhere with it, but i was wrong. story time, shiri. >> shiri: interesting nonetheless, gene. the beach forecast, a lot of upper 70s. over the cape.
6:27 am
look at all that sunshine. plymouth at 81 degrees. 81 in salisbury and hanson. cooler out in gloucester, things are looking fantastic. i will show you when it is hot, sticky and even stormy again coming up. and plus a park ranger accused of videotaping women in a bathroom, where police say that ranger gave them all the evidence they needed to make an arrest. and there is no avocado ice cream, but tom brady is now offering up his favorite stacks.
6:28 am
hello! it's our new intern, bart's first week here at td bank, he's a robot from one of those other banks. we're training him to bank human. i am banking assistance & registration technology. wait, wait, wait. but you can call me,
6:29 am
hi amy. thank you. thank you. that is not protocol manager jenna. that's ok bart, it is here. at td bank we do things differently, like having the longest hours of any bank. don't just bank. bank human. beyond has a natural grain free pet food committed to truth on the label. when we say real meat is the first ingredient, it is number one. and we leave out corn, wheat and soy.
6:30 am
complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is the fox25 morning news. back at 6:30 and cleanup continues this morning in concord following a tornado. a few dozen power outages still lingering in that area
6:31 am
makes in the weather front. looking at the temperatures at the bottom of the screen. 61 degrees. meteorologist shiri spear as no plans for storms but plan on a ton of sun. >> shiri: what you see is what you get. we are all happy about that. it was humid. 70s. we have storms on the map right now. satellite and radar pretty quiet yet, pretty naked out there. we have nothing and no clouds and no showers. temperatures in the 50s and even the 40s. of the forecast. the fact that it is down to 47. rindge, new hampshire at 44. how about londonderry at 47. you better grab a jacket in those spots. chill in the air. lower 50s lexington, medway and walpole. marlborough at 57 degrees. 49 in reading but lower 60s in boston and in hull. lower 60s in sandwich as well as you travel up the south shore, things cooling down, duxbury, 57.
6:32 am
acushnet at 56 degrees. so your day planner really has a lot of these 7 a.m. temperatures in the 50s this morning. a cool start, a bright start, sunglasses all day at noontime, 75 degrees at 3 p.m. 80. humidity stays so comfortable today. highs ranging from 78 to 82. sunshine today. things are starting to change as far as humidity goes in the coming days. julie grauert is up with live drive-time traffic. julie start look forget big slowdowns. >> 6:30 is when things start to change over. most people have their breakfast and heading out and getting on the roads. route 1 looking good. 93 starting to see discoloration. cloverleaf is being slowed down. nothing major on the pike. expressway is our slowest spot around morrissey boulevard and our red drive time as well. we are up to 27 minutes from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. 34 minutes on 93 south. 3 minutes on 128 northbound.
6:33 am
morning. neighbors on two roads in concord where a tornado touched down are still without power as crews work around the clock to get it restored. yesterday, severe storms hit 39 storms in concord. the 100-mile-per-hour winds damaged a half-mile stretch of property mainly on independence and alcott road. one worker was hit by a tree limb being fed into a chipper and fed into the hospital. in boston, police are issuing an alert following a sexual assault in the south end. it happened around 1:00 near greenwich street. a man approached her on a bike. she says he had a knife and forced her to walk to the park where he sexually assaulted her. the suspect has tattoos on his right arm and the back of his right hand. this man sitting at the bar is wanted for stealing a priceless piece of patriots memorabilia. he jumped the bar and carried away helmet covered in autographs from a 2014 super bowl champ. fox25's daniel miller has the
6:34 am
behind. >> police in foxborough believe the man seen in that video wearing a tom brady jersey is from wilmington and needs your help looking for had him take a good look at the man sitting behind the bar bars a at skip jacks restaurant at patriots place in foxborough. he looks to be having a good time all by himself but with no one beside him, he executed a bold plan to commit aman crime. in the surveillance video from inside the restaurant on august 11, you can see the man wearing from over the counter. his target, an autographed helmet from the 2014 super bowl team. he takes the memorabilia and place it is on the seat next to him. then watch what happens next. the man takes off his number 12 jersey and wraps it around the helmet. he then walks out of the bar without paying his bill. cameras on the outside capture the man leaving, and in his right hand, you can see he is
6:35 am
police hope you can help identify him to get that helmet back. and the theft happened after the pats first preseason game. the manager of of that restaurant said the man actually called him shortly after and apologized and said we mail that back but haven't happened. in the control room, i am daniel miller, fox 25 news. a park ranger is now charged with videotaping women inside of a public bathroom. it happened at a unisex bathroom milton. raymond mackinnon set up a pin camera an secretly taped women getting dressed. a guard noticed a green light and found the camera. once they down loaded the images mackinnon's face was caught on camera too. experts say some of animals found dead on a local farm were starved. to far the remains of nearly 70 animals have been recovered from the farm in westport. 1,000 animals were found
6:36 am
investigators found 20 burial sites. police say this is the most complex animal cruelty investigation in the history of massachusetts. and last night, animal rights activists held a vigil in westport. they want criminal charges against whoever is responsible. this morning 900 of the animals taken from the farm are taken care of by the a spca. the organization is working to find foster homes for those animals. it is time to start thinking of your back-to-school shopp >> gene: coming up at 7:00, we will show you how to cross the laptop off your list and other things you may need. plus, what is going on with the patriots? plus floating away into another country. the party on the water that turned into an international refuge. -- rescue. and a play you have to see to believe.
6:37 am
tv-commercial
6:38 am
narrator: let's put this political promise to the test. ayotte: i've been an independent, strong voice for new hampshire. narrator: then why does kelly ayotte still support donald trump for president? independent minded republicans across america put principle ahead of party and said no to trump. but not kelly ayotte. she says she still supports trump. narrator: if she's so independent, why is she still supporting trump? disclaimer: independence usa pac is responsible for the content of
6:39 am
good morning, everyone. it is 6:39. we track weather and traffic together every ten minutes. these are some of the cameras i am watching for you. to give you a better idea what is going on with the roads. overall thing are moving along well. 33-minute commute from 495 to the zakim bridge. shiri. >> shiri: conditions couldn't
6:40 am
be more beautiful this morning. we have sunshine and temperatures in the lower 60s in boston, but some of my suburbs falling all the way down to the dew points in the 40s. so we have 40s, 50s and 60s out there now. i am thinking we will see a lot of catch-up happening in the next couple of hours. by 8 a.m., temps 62 degrees. mild warming up, 76 by lunchtime today and at dinnertime at 6 p.m., about 78 degrees. i will show you when and where we get back to the 80s today next. charging your smar while you sleep may be causing permanent damage to your battery but it shouldn't matter if you plan to change phones every two years. experts tell the "new york times" that repeated charge lithium battery also cause them to break down because of use. 44% of americans say they would laid in their phones after two years of use. facebook is reaching out to teenagers with a new app called life stage.
6:41 am
different picture frames around videos. the videos are not shared like snap chat. viewers have to go to your profile page to see them. but everything posted on live stage is public so everyone can see it. but the app is only for users who say that they are under 21 years old. red sox getting hot at the right time. they have now won 9 of the last 11 and tied with first place with toronto for the american league east. david price getting the job done last night against his old mates in tampa. eight allowed, and eight innings of work. chris young making first appearance since june getting sox on the board. here is a play of the night though. rookie andrew bentendi chasing the ball to left goes over the wall and makes a great catch. robbing a home run. unbelievable. that kid can do everything. red sox go on to win the game 6-2. what going on with tom brady and gronk.
6:42 am
what patriots fans are wondering. neither star was at practice. brady missed second straight practice and the team is not saying why but only an excused absence. gronk miss his third is eggs in a row. with the joint practice with the chicago bears this week. cleanup continues for a -- police are looking for a sexual assault suspect. we will check with our reporters after a break. a nun held up at knifepoint don't get away with cash, the deeply personal item she wants back. a personal display of his political affiliation. why this man said the 13 hours
6:43 am
massachusetts public charter schools are among the best in the country. our charter schools are public, and we have longer school days with more personal attention. we have a proven record of helping students in underperforming areas succeed. announcer: question 2 will expand charter school access
6:44 am
ducation. every parent should be able to choose the public school that's best for their child. announcer: vote yes on question 2.
6:45 am
6:44. if you are just joining us this morning, we are getting you up to date on all of the top stories. >> sara: police are searching for the man responsible for the late night sexual assault on a local playground. shiri says pull out your sunglasses. we have clear skies on the horizon. >> gene: but first, cleanup continues from a tornado. stephanie coueignoux has the latest for us. >> reporter: yes, gene, in the last 15 minutes or so behind me, a couple of tree crews have now shown up here on lexington road. and actually just saw a tower crews will shot because tower is -- power is still out for residents in this area. i want to show you brand-new video. this is further up lexington road in the path of where that tornado touched down yesterday. you can see piles of debris still on the road, and in fact as we were showing you
6:46 am
entirely blocked. so cleanup efforts continuing this morning. the ef 1 tornado did damage 39 homes along a half-mile stretch and downing power lines and this morning travel along lexington road is still blocked. power lines also down along alcott and independence road. again people waking up without power. governor charlie baker did tour this area yesterday speaking with residents and crews now cleanup process that, again, could stretch through today. coming up at 7:00 though, as skyfox flew over this area and will show you some aerial video from that coming up at 7:00. in concord, i am stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. and i am jessica reyes live in the south end of boston this morning where police are searching for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman early yesterday morning. this all happened on claremont street near greenwich park
6:47 am
where south end meets the back bay. police say the victim was walking alone along o'clock yesterday morning when a man on a blue bmx bike went up to her and said he had a knife. forced her to walk on the carter playground on the other side of mass avenue where he sexually assaulted her. police are trying to track this man down this morning. they did put out brief description of what he looks like. we will have that for you coming up in 15 minutes on the fox25 morning news. live in the south end, jessica reyes, new 6:47. chill in the air for sure. >> sarah: if you were headed out you want to grab a weighter and bring the sunglasses along because the sun will be shining brightly, shir. >> shiri: go ahead and ditch the umbrellas for sure. not a rain drop out there. nice and bright in boston now. normal low we would hit as the sun comes up and sunrise, 6:00
6:48 am
average high 79 degrees. a little below average as we get our day started, we will have typical high temperatures this afternoon. 61 right now in the city. we shouldn't really go lower than this. i expect we will hold steady or go up a degree by that 7 a.m. report when it comes in. 10-mile-per-hour breeze. maybe you will notice it. it is not too bad. winds 5 to 10 miles per hour today and stay pretty light. lighter than we were yesterday that's for sure. 8 a.m. 56 degrees in boston. 10 a.m., 72. noontime mid-70s and highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s and all sunshine because high pressure is in control for the next several days. that means it is pumping in the sunshine and really hoping to squash any kind of clouds that try to pop up. the one thing that we have to watch. see how we get some of these arrows coming on shore. we will have to watch for a light sea breeze that will lower the temperature at the immediate beaches back into the upper 70s during the afternoon. it is not going to have a very
6:49 am
that means today across the cape, upper 70s in chatham and barnstable and bourne and falmouth close to 80 degrees. nantucket, 74 degrees. lower 80s all over the south shore from plymouth over to middleborough, brockton to 82. marshfield get close to 80 in afternoon. probably 79. taunton, 81 degrees. 83 in dedham. 82 in chelmsford. 80 ins who listen to. a little cooler ann in the lower 70s. ipswich, beverly down to lynn, 81 in topsfield. you will see a couple more of those 70s at higher elevations so the hill also be some of my cooler spots including worcester and auburn at 76 degrees. spencer at 76. we will be a couple of degrees warm we are lower 80s in fitchburg up to nashua, new hampshire, salem, new hampshire, hampton beach at 81 degrees. keene today, 78.
6:50 am
conditioning off overnight. open the windows. it's free and feels great, guys. humidity doesn't get bad again until we hit the end of the week and temperatures soaring again tomorrow. 88 in boston. we are jumping up to 90 in spots like norwood, bedford and lawrence. mid-80s in worcester. mid-80s for a good chunk of the cape as well. it will get hot by the end of the week. the upper 80s not stopping any time soon. 88 degrees. 89 on friday with scattered showers especially during the first half of the the weekend. lower 80s for your saturday. sunday, 78. and monday, 77 with the chance for some more rain. let's send it over to julie grauert right now with live drive time traffic. >> julie: good morning, everyone, route 3 moving along fine. bright green from 228 up to the braintree split. 24 starting to see a little discoloration as more people head out on the roads. nothing major yet. there is a tendency to slow
6:51 am
expressway where we are going to see the volume. always the first place to go and the first place at that cause some headaches. over to the live drive times. we will have those coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. more than 1,000 fire fighters are working to knock down the flames the so-called blue cut fire in california, but the efforts were not enough to save one of the most famous restaurants along route 66. the fire leveled the summit inn outside of la. the restaurant has been in operation since heartbroken. >> makes me sick in my stomach. it is awful because i know every button that was there. i know every light switch, every pipe. after 50 years, you had to repair half of that stuff. >> gene: the blue cut fire has burned more than 37,000 acres since tuesday. it is currently threatening 34,000 buildings. and a detailed new report outlines exactly what happened to a little boy killed by an alligator at a disney resort
6:52 am
the report showed several people saw the alligator in the hours and minutes right before the attack. several even warned disney employees about the animal but nothing was done. the gator then attack and killed 2-year-old lane graves. his father jumped in and tried to pry a his son from the gator's mouth. drug him deeper into the lagoon and couldn't top the animal. killed several gators in the lago certain they got the animal that killed lane. a robbery steps away from the convent. a woman studying to become a nun was robbed at knife point by two women. daniel miller joins us now. daniel, the suspect got away with the victim's rosary beads. >> daniel: the mother of the religious order tells fox25 she is not angry about this but sad and believes that the rosary beads may have saved the lives of the victim and both suspects. >> i am not angry, i am sad.
6:53 am
this condition and many others like it. i am not angry, i am sad. >> daniel: the daughter of mary of nazareth convent in quincy tells fox25 her heart goes out for the the two women now accused in this case. 26-year-old vanessa young and 26-year-old crystal young of somerville are now charged with robbing at knifepoint a woman studying to be a nun of heroesry beads. beads. it happened where the 27-year-old victim is living and studying. police say the victim was wearing civilian clothes and just out for walk when the two suspects approached, one of them carrying a knife. >> carrying the rosary in a small pocket. the rosary pocket she had this with her.
6:54 am
and rosary beads. and something that can only be explained by her faith. >> she showed heroesry and she put the knife away and walked away. thank god she took the rosary and she put the knife away and she walked away. it was greats of the holy ghost. >> reporter: do you forgive them? >> absolutely, absolutely, for no doubt. i am already praying for them. >> bail was set for $5,000. the other woman was used as a lookout and she was releaseded on her personal recognizance. both women are due in court next month. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. today pats fans and gamer also get their hands on the new madden 17 and one of our favors is on the cover. gronk is on the cover. the first patriots player to
6:55 am
the sports developer has a lot of love for number 47 which is the perfect 99 rating the game. meanwhile, fans that want to try out tom brady's new snacks will are to wait a bit. the new fitness company is selling the tv is it snacks. they are individually packed. there are six different kinds and for $50, the company will send you a box with two of each. but we will check this morning and they are already sold out. a party out on the river turned into an international about 1500 americans were participating in what's called the annual port here on float down in michigan when heavy wind blew their rafts and inner tubes to the shores. they pulled the partiers safely on the waters and put them on buses and sent them back to the united states. well, some go for hats, t-shirts, yard sign. one person is showing love for
6:56 am
took 12 thundershowers complete the life-like portrait on the man's leg. he said the time and pain well worth it and he has only gotten compliments on his new tattoo. >> just love it. the love for the tattoo, love for trump, even people who didn't like trump loved the tattoo. >> well, a man says he is confident that trump will win the election, but even if he doesn't he has no plans to remove the tattoo which we talked aut in and of itself to remove. >> sara: it would hurt. i have love for his beard. good lucking beard. >> gene: all right, that guy has a couple of things going for him. your instagram could be a window into more than just your favorite meal of the week. coming up, how our special media can be used to determine our mental health. name, medical records and even home addresses of sexual abuse victims released to the world.
6:57 am
are putting people at risk. >> julie: i want those temporary tattoos. 17 minutes on the braintree split to the exit to the pike. and we are done with the rain. not until thursday night,
6:58 am
6:59 am
since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision ilton perform eye exams that can help detect diabetes. because we care for you... and your eyes. this is genuine eye care, in your neighborhood.
7:00 am
>> stephanie: tornado left a path of destruction. i will walk you through the area crews are working on today. >> sara: kids head back to class in just a few weeks. so it is time to start shopping. we have the best ways to save on pricy electronics that can drain your bank account. coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. we are starting in 50s and 60s, but heating up fast. >> shiri: 62? and lower 50s

71 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on