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>> julie: nun that died in massachusetts and hoping provide much needed clues. >> daniel: deadly wreck near the airport this morning. we have a look at the scene that led to changes at the morning commute. >> julie: flight to bay state delayed for hours. why the co-pilot should have never been anywhere near the cockpit. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning, everybody, it is august 26th, i'm daniel miller. >> julie: i'm julie grauert. warm outside and perfect weather for the early risers heading to the final zip trip. shiri spear, gene lavanchy, sara underwood and michelle lazcano are in burlington with more. good morning, guys.
don't let the smiles fool you because we are weeping because it is the last zip trip this season, you guys. >> michelle: i've excited because there are so many kids here today. dedicated devoted fans. one guy behind us, very excited. >> going to knock you over. >> has to be excited because time winding down because back to schoo crazy stuff. as summer winds down we got some pretty warm muggy and even wet conditions in couple spots. most of the showers southwestern and southern new hampshire, back through about manchester, new hampshire, but you can see most of the region is simply dry and partly sunny as you wake up. we have low and mid-70s across all of eastern massachusetts, even over to fitchburg at 71, worcester 69 with a few more clouds, westfield at upper 60s as well.
measurable rain in keene and over the cape so far this morning. you can see how spotty these showers have been and once we get into the afternoon we are talking more scattered storms and showers later today. so temperaturewise mid-80s by lunch, we have got feels like temperatures that will probably be in the 90s today, but we got the best threat of storms from lunch through about the evening commute, i will time them out for you in just a couple minutes. stephanie coueignoux back with us here with live drive time traffic. hey, shiri. biggest issues continue to be south of the pike, expressway stop and go and also the stalled vehicle on route 3a. that's continuing to be an issue. just checked. it is going to be another at least another 20 minutes or so. north of the pike 93 southbound again continuing to be slow as you head from medford into boston, and look at the expressway. this is actually pretty good. it was almost at a standstill just about ten minutes ago
still going to take you 16 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the mass pike and now 26 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. back to you. >> daniel: happening now all lanes at the sumner tunnel are back open following this deadly crash overnight just after 3:00 this morning. a pickup truck spun out of control at ramp to 93 north. three men was inside the truck. one was killed, two others are in the hospital and expected to survive. state police are investigating what caused the crash. >> julie: the seven is on for the person that stabbed two nuns to death in mississippi home. police have recovered the woman's car but the killer is still on the run. one of the nun's has family in massachusetts. michael henrich is outside the family's church this morning. michael? >> michael: such a horrific crime on so many level. this right here is the family church of sister paula merrill. it is right here in stoneham. family members spoke with fox25
person who so beautifully dedicated her lives, life to serving other people. now, sister paula as well as sister margaret held serving as nurse practitioners for some of the poorest people if the country. when sister paula and sister margaret did not show up for work yesterday morning, police did a welfare check and found the pair dead in their home. reportedly stabbed to dea. conducted. their car had been taken but as you mentioned, julie, local police out of mississippi now say they have recovered the vehicle. sister paula's nephew shared pictures of his aunt and mother on a trip last year to why were, saying their family was very close. >> it is sad that people come to this, whatever motivates them. you know, my aunt and sister margaret, lived their lives make the people better for the people
>> michael: investigation into finding the killer or killers in terrible case is underway and bring you updates as soon as they break out of mississippi and report them to you at the fox25 morning news. stay with us here in 30 minutes and have upcoming report and hear from some of the people that two nuns helped so appreciationly that they lived in rural mississippi. michael henrich, live in st hope surveillances will help them find a sexual assault suspect. officers tell fox25 they want to identify and question the man seen in these pictures. on wednesday night a woman said she was attacked from behind by a man near the rockport commuter rail station. she says the man knocked her down and tried to remove her clothes. she fought him off and the man left the area on a bicycle. police say the man in the video matches the description of the suspect.
a five-year-old boy remains hospitalized after being pulled from a swimming pool. a medical helicopter lifted off to take the little boy to the hospital. this after found underwater and not moving at house on gorham street in chelmsford yesterday afternoon. the homeowner's father tells fox25 his daughter tried performing cpr on the boy. we are also told thements boy was visiting the house at the time of the accident. last night the hospital told fox25 doctors are hopefully that he will make it. julie: new bedford man behind bars today accused of stabbing 15-year-old mateo morales to death on wednesday. investigators say 21-year-old luis class and 16-year-old codefendant were called on surveillance cameras attacking the teen. class was also found to be on probation for drug and firearms charges. he is charged with assault and battery and accessory to murder. 16-year-old suspect is facing assault and battery charges. >> daniel: former new hampshire state trooper will not spend a day helped bars after beat a mansour rendering following a high-speed chase.
andrew monaco struck a plea deal and essentially serve three years in probation to avoid one year of jail time. monaco will never work in law enforcement again after the conviction. massachusetts state trooper joseph flynn also charged in the case and have a not guilty plea. >> julie: country fest is here and along with miranda lambert taking the stage and 55,000 people expected in foxborough for each night, the police chief bringing in 100 extra officers to handle the crowd. police say more people usually taken into custody and football games and other concerts. >> stephanie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. happy friday to you. good news on roads, route 1, 93 southbound and 128 because alive
good at this point in time. as you're taking a live look at sullivan square, we are talking about slow and steady but the sunshine is up for all of those morning commuters, so let's head back to shiri spear in burlington. the sun is out but sticky. >> shiri: definitely sticky. this is going to be one of the humid summer days, so we got highs today anywhere from about 84 up to 90. hazy hot and humid i think for most of us, but also going to see some scattered afternoon scattered. i will walk you through the activity, what time it peaks in your town or city coming up in just a few. >> daniel: a region of italy already digging out from devastating earthquake hit again. the latest on rescue efforts as they to try to rescue anyone
pretty good. burlington springboard and back drop for serious comedy success. when you come to burlington you really have to be quiet. can you hear it, there it is, funniest town. >> used to make company where they make hydrants but couldn't park anywhere near the place. >> gene: you're lucky i'm free.
>> gene: pretty impressive. >> try to put programs in place to support that and kids take over >> this is where mall cop was filmed. >> i eat in 25 minutes social time and five minutes to get refocused. >> we decided to make an experiment and unassuming colleagues take a sip and see the results. >> try this.
>> what did cinderella say? >> some day prince will come. >> gene: did you hear about two antennas that got married? reception was i wanted you to see rufus. great dane. biggest dog i have ever seen. rufus drooled on chair and had to duck under it. he is a handful. all right, rufus. hey, buddy. got a saddle on you and ride you later. check out friday morning commute and head back to stephanie coueignoux now in dedham studio.
stephanie. >> stephanie: worst problems 93 southbound and stand still as headed from medford into boston. that disabled vehicle on route 3a and icon for traffic light that's out on mount vernon and nothing to be concerned about right there and tobin bridge a you're looking pretty good right there. 15 minutes still on the expressway from the braintree split to the mass pike. 24 minutes on 93 southbound 495 to the leverett connector and shiri spear is in burlington. i know that you're tracking showers but scattered. >> shiri: what we have kind of
and warm. here is the problem. it is going to rain today but going to be scattered. everybody needs the rain. not everybody gets the rain. look at this. so yesterday's update to this drought monitor included southeastern massachusetts now in the severe drought. so there were updates that got a little worst there in eastern massachusetts. this is not carved in stone. again, going to be hit or miss, tough to pinpoint where we the heaviest showers, but you could see 1349 estimated rainfall totals today that again it is scattered, some areas get up to quarter inch of rain, others get complete mist from these and that's what's so tricky. this morning little batch of rain and one across manchester over to keene, new hampshire and north wood see you in boston, keene barely getting any sprinkles right now but future cost hot humid cans up ahead the
steamy, really summer like. noon time best shot for storms is near the front in southern new hampshire and pass through boston between noon and 5:00 p.m. and that's when you need to have eye to the sky, stay alert, fox25 weather on hand just so you can keep track where they are. talk downpours, rumbles of thunder, flashes of lightning and safety issue between five and eight, passes over southeastern massachusetts and then it is out of here for the weekend. we get to soak up the sunshine for the rest of sun tomorrow is going to be quiet, it is going to be warm, a little cooler at the beaches. on sunday just because we got winds coming in off the water. so beaches a little cooler, still just bright in most spots. 74 right now in boston, got partly cloudy skies rest of the morning involving on and off clouds but the best shot for storms will be around lunchtime through i want to say 5:00 p.m. but thinking it is going to end between four and 5:00 p.m., the
action shifts further to the south. high temperatures today upper 80s in boston and ipswich. 89 in framingham and ton of lower 80s at the beach, mid to upper 80s inland 60% chance for rain because it is so scattered out there. monday another chance for scattered showers, especially in the morning and rest of the week looking high with highs in the 80s.
>> gene: town of burlington before we get that we want to talk about tremendous donations. >> we appreciate fox news. >> help time of year and specifically around the holidays and other things where that need is really in demand. >> we do two specific things and thanks we supply full thanksgiving dinner and then we do the holiday wish tree at the
children. >> last year and 35 high school students and 2000 gifts last year. >> gene: towns people helping out. >> support from all the companies in town, burlington mall a great partner and we have a lot a child or whole family. >> almost 40 years. >> we want to bring in michelle lazcano right now because she has a presentation she would like to make you guys. >> michelle: ending zip trip train on great note. on behalf of digital credit union and present you with the plaque and there are heroes walk among us never looking for glory
for thoughtful caring ways, you're people like that, selfless people like that by far and thank you for being hometown heroes. >> on behalf of the organization thank you all very much. appreciate it. >> keep up the great work. back to the dedham studio. >> flight from michigan to massachusetts hat it had sit on tarmac for hours because of theco
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flying. officers say they were called by the plane's captain who noticed that its colleague appeared to be intoxicated yesterday morning enjoying pilot 35-year-old man from florida and due in daughter later today and plane heading to lamb school field and left michigan several hours late but eventually arrived >> julie: man saying only underwear climbed fence and walked into a pickup truck and rammed truck into southwest airlines plane and parked at gate. crew members and passengers on mean were minor -- minorly hurt. flight was about to take off for denver at the time. the suspect was not seriously
>> julie: italy hit by aftershock and it hit the area overnight. right now it is 2:00 p.m. local time. it has been three days since the original 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit. this morning the death toll has climbed to 267. 387 more people were hit and three small towns completely leveled by the earthquake. series of aftershocks sent rescuers scrambling searching for people. italy's prime minister authorized millions in emergency funding and police are trying to prevent looting. >> 82 to 86, problem is you got to get your eyes peeled for thunderstorms. not every single beach out there is going to get in on it. water temperature about 68?.
complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> julie: soak up every ounce of summer before they have to shift. >> so far the weather is perfect for last zip trip of the summer. >> daniel: all live in burlington this morning. >> sara: having a fabulous day here in burlington, a beautiful morning, and quickly give a shout-out to the burlington rotary club. >> a lot of kind people here in burlington. group of people make the month of may -- month of kindness here in massachusetts and what's your name?
>> pay it forward. >> gene: mean to me. not mean to anybody. are you kidding me? she is the nicest person. some of the nicest weather. as we wind down summer. >> you know, warm and humid. couple months guys will be begging for warm and humid, right? let's take another kind of muggy day. >> shiri: right now take you out to the map a little bit of rain parts of casino and oil ton right now could get a couple drops out of this but showers tending to kind of fade fast from radar as they travel toward the east. lower 70s ruling right now. leaving the house in and around the boston area, it is partly sunny, lower 70s, middle 70s over southeastern mass. dry for now but couple night
9:00 a.m. 79?. 11:00 this morning going to be 84, mid to upper 80s this afternoon in and around boston, and you could see from late-morning until about four or 5:00 tonight, we do have that best threat for some storms. i will walk you through the times in your town or city coming up in just a couple minutes. let's get you back to the studio for live drive time traffic. >> shiri: >> stephanie: delays are it will be temporary but you can get it. 93 northbound problem spot heading into somerville that's really stop and go right now, pike smooth sailing and smooth sailing on storrow drive so if that's part of the commute you're in good hands right there. again, we are still seeing delays on the expressway, 16 minutes from the braintree split to the mass pike and 26 minutes on 93 southbound from 495 to the leverett connector. back to you.
whoever killed two nuns. community hit hit hard this morning. michael henrich live in stoneham now with more. >> michael: right outside the family church here in stoneham, sister paula merrill, one of the two nuns killed in rural mississippi just yesterday morning. i want to take you to some of the video of sister merrill, sister paula and the other nun that was killed, sister margaret held. they ministered do years and served as nurse practitioners for some of the poorest people in the country there. police went over and did a welfare check yesterday morning though after the pair did not show up for work and sadly those officers discovered both nuns dead. reportedly from stab wound. now, their car had been taken from the home but local police say they have recovered it.
reporters their stories being helped by these two nuns in their lifetimes, as well as some of the shock they feel taken from them. >> hurricane katrina, nobody held but them so let us use the kitchen. >> never had nothing like this to happen in the neighborhood before. we never had brutal murder to come like this right at our door. >> gene: following the latest in the investigation from here in stoneham. as soon as of mississippi we, of course, will bring you the update. plus some of the family members of sister paula spoke with fox25 about their loss and shared some family pictures as well. you will hear from the nephew of sister paula in next live report in about 30 minutes. now live in stoneham, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> julie: all lanes of sumner tunnel back open after a deadly crash.
three men in the truck. one killed, two others in the hospital but are expected to survive. state police are investigating what caused the crash. >> daniel: amtrak fighting with the mbta and in the end you could be left without a vital connection to the rest of the country. fox25 jessica reyes is live at south station with this morning with the legal battle, jess, that's threatening service from boston. >> daniel: thousands of people take the train every >> jessica: acela train may not be an option much longer. started along the attleboro line. cut boston up from the service because of ongoing legal battle with the mbta. the mbta is suing amtrak saying it didn't do its part in maintaining part of the attleboro line. amtrak shot back saying the mbta has refused to help pay for the track maintenance. in that court filing amtrak says
business partner should have to wait over five years for payment on valid authorized and undisputed invoice that is contractually required to be paid within 30 days. this morning got a statement from the mbta spokesperson and he says the mbta has received defendant's motion to dismiss and based on our review believe they are without merit. now, we know, of course, the acela currently runs from boston to d.c. and makes a number of stops in between, york city, newark, philadelphia as well. we are going to be chatting with people at south station over the next hour and be hearing from commuters here coming up in a little bit. live south station, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> daniel: police revealing few details about source of information about killing of teenage girl in east boston. yesterday boston police asked the public for help identifying the woman in this video.
investigators said they questioned her about the death of 18-year-old bellanca lineez. the teen was found at construction site back in june. last month high school freshman jose hernandez was charged with her murder. detectives won't say why they wanted to question the woman identified yesterday. >> julie: ? min root admitted in court yesterday she failed to report a felony her daughter, eve tarmey, died of fentanyl. >> daniel: brought you this as breaking news yesterday morning on fox25 about a fire starting in abandoned building on summer street and quickly spread to three multifamily homes. no one who lived there was hurt but four firefighters needed treatment. investigators believed squatters
>> julie: it is 7:37. boston police investigating shooting of woman and ten-month-old puppy. no arrest have been made and boston police are helping the dog. the owner says he couldn't afford the cost of surgery and medical bills so the bpd stepped in. >> natural human response that somebody in need and help them out with the family i don't think they get the credit they deserve sometimes. >> julie: surgeons hoping they can save the dog's leg. >> daniel: armed home invasion near campus near lake street and lake shore road early yesterday morning. victims who are not affiliated with the college were held at gunpoint while four men ransacked their home. no one was hurt.
says 50% of likely voters will cast the vote. donald trump has support of 41% of voters. donald trump taking a stand against new hillary clinton ad tying him to the kkk with nearly 1,000 supporters in attendance trump talked about the accusation in new hampshire yesterday. he blasted clinton in what he called criminal level of corruption. julie: hillary clinton private e-mails could be released. federal judge ordered cin turn over some e-mails that the fbi investigated by september 13th. the order for e-mails specifically related to the attack in benghazi. the state department says it is possible no relevant information will be found. this comes after a different judge calls for the release of 15,000 of clinton's documents. we still have three months until the general election so stay with fox25 for the latest from the campaign trail and get coverage all day long, on air
responded to latest round of name calling yesterday at roxbury community college. warren talks about the economic power of the middle class in front of hundreds of her supporters. she didn't shy away from talking about presidential candidate donald trump. >> we have to say we are a better country than that, we are a better country than donald trump wants us to be. >> daniel: senator warren asked about former red sox pitcher curt schilling running against her but she just shrugged and open marijuana in massachusetts. >> julie: a local company offering pats fans a chance for vip visit with the one and only tom brady. company helps charities raise money. each entry cost $10. gets to meet brady one-on-one and takes home picture and autographed football and next summer you will have the opportunity to see the qb again at the best buddies challenge
ralph -- raffle. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes approaching 7:45 and take you 15 minutes on the expressway and now 28 minutes on 93 southbound from 495 to the leverett connector. you can see on the expressway very slow and steady as you're passing the gas tank right over there. shiri spear, i know that you're in burlington, tracking that hot and sticky and hazy weather. >> shiri: and at least one day deal and heading out to the beaches watch the pop-up thunderstorms. hot and well into the 80s, temperatures cooler at the beaches this weekend with about 80 and sunshine tomorrow. mostly sunny on sunday as well. temperatures probably just a little cooler in the upper 70s. we will take hour-by-hour look coming up next. >> daniel: he faced firestorm of controversy after letting
>> jim: >> we put in air hockey, foosball and if you want to rent it out, four lanes behind me and all of this too. so it is a great space. >> this is our king corner where we have the tables as well as shuffleboard. >> michelle: there's so much to do here. all the way down to the decor. stay classy, burlington. that, of course, was a great quote from anchorman and also joined this morning from joe brener who brought me down bread. >> brought tabatta. >> >> michelle: my husband going to love this.
participating in the taste of burlington and very excited. here today cooking rib eyes for breakfast and bruschetta. >> michelle: we will send over to gene. >> gene: burlington biggest attract off 128, great spot to be, 12 miles to the city of boston and get to major highways around here pretty quickly and make way off to new hampshire anin the cape as well. 25,000 people, residents here, population, very small town feel though and in term of points of interest, couple things we want to tell but and start with the lahey clinic in burlington. pride of burlington for the crucial part of the community since 1980. hospital has wonderful reputation, worldwide and affiliated with tufts school of medicine and boston university
home of aly raismain, part of the gold medal winning and ally second most decorated u.s. female gymnast of all time, earned three medals in london and three in rio and training here in burlington, of course, gathered to watch performances in rio. other olympians, big year for olimb pens in this town, silver then had mark and scott members of the 84 u.s. hockey team and how about this, busco brothers, winners of kobe baker award and equivalent of heisman trophy. won for harvard in 83 and scott won skating for crimson in 86 and both are members of u.s. hockey hall of fame. burhart -- burlington native
that and assistant coach with bruins and standout at b.u. after graduating from burlington hospital and congratulations to jay for hooking up with the bruins. let's not forget steve starhand. played in flutie era and went on to play cotton bowl. a lot more coming right now send back to dedham studio. >> stephanie: thank you, gene. new accident to let you know about. 93 northbound i will double-check that and seems like it should actually be on the southbound, stalled vehicle, and you could see that we are talking about major delays on 93 southbound as you're headed into boston. the expressway we are seeing delays, not the worst that we have ever seen. pike also running pretty smoothly at this point in time and zakim bridge i do want to
slowing traffic down on zakim bridge, so something just to keep an eye on out. right now 16 minutes on expressway have the braintree split to the mass pike and 23 minutes on 128 from route 1 to the weston tolls. we are going to head it back to burlington where shiri spear is tracking all the weather. i know it is really kind of hit or miss when talking about the showers today, shiri. >> shiri: showers. two batches, stephanie. one batch right now sitting up in new hampshire. front slowly fi batch we end up getting is afternoon stuff that really starts popping up along the cold front sagging through the area. right now 74? in boston. i mean warm, sticky, it is summer, my friend. summer in full force this morning and dew points at 70? you're going to feel it very muggy today. almost oppressive humidity. in fact, when we start seeing temperatures work their well into the 80s, possibly even 90 in a come spots and then late this evening, overnight tonight,
means a little sticky by the time we wake up tomorrow morning, i think the weekend will shake up to be quite comfortable when we talk humidity. so there's the front right now like i said bringing showers into parts of vermont and new hampshire and this is what's going to happen over the next couple hours, slowly the band of showers going to sink southward, so by 10:00 we got temperatures in the lower 80s, but we got a line of showers across the border with massachusetts and new hampshire. possibly back into worcester. then for lunchtime we could see a come of noon time here through four or five is when in the city we have the best chance for some storms. here is 4:00 p.m. you could see a lot of it sliding south of boston, south of the mass pike, so late afternoon and even the evening commute, it is probably going to be traveling to the southcoast, south shore and cape and evening commute showers or thunderstorms. most the region has risk but most of the region just going to see a couple passing storm. honestly most of the day dry but
89? today in norwood. over the weekend we got sunshine tomorrow, got high pressure and then as we go into sunday, high pressure slowly slides offshore and we got wind that then change direction. as they come in off the water, create cooler conditions at the beaches. that rain that you can see off to the west and hold off to the west until we get to monday. see temperatures here as we go through the weekend, going to make it to the 80s, most likely for the beaches tomorrow but on sunday probably going to be 70s. even beaches north of boston. er spending weekend in the 70s as well. watching tropical storm gaston right now, that one stays in open atlantic and great news right there. 7-day forecast with weekend always in view. has 89 today, hot, humid risk for a thunderstorm. sunshine tomorrow and 85. 82 on sunday with a mix of sun and couple scattered clouds and monday next chance for some showers but temperatures staying seasonable with lows in the 60s and highs low to mid-80s
club. fire chief told me during the evenings it is 25,000 people and night -- during date it is 150,000, so hustle and bustle in day coming through burlington is huge. >> burlington is own hub northwest of boston and tried to mention that the a couple weeks ago southwest hub and northwest hub and as we talked about as prices get higher and higher spot now too and a lot of great office space on the highway, helps town and i have a significant amount of friend, one of the close friends just moved here, just sold him a house in burlington.
average price condo 436 and prices come up last couple years but not as much as the towns directly above boston so that's why it becomes such an attraction like this. i will tell you there are also people who like we mentioned, all the peep that work here and about 125,000 people a day coming to burlington to work, there are peep that this city has like its own suburb is the point i'm getting at. it is really amazing and we lk boston globe said it was a boom town. sounds cool. don't know what it means. if town and get named boom town it is cool. >> you have a house on the market here. nicest town in closest five towns. 1.510 million michael drive been on for a little bit.
40,000 square foot lot, 6,000 square feet of living. basement you would think you're on first floor. in-ground pool on back, goes on and on and bedroom upstairs bathroom and children. >> sound like it is your tea. >> julie: 7:54. judge criticized for lenient sentence will no longer hear criminal cases. judge persky asked to hear civil cases. he gave brock turner a 6-month sentence. he was charged with 6-month
it sparked a national debate about sexual assault penalties. >> daniel: tropical weather system has eye set on florida and residents are stocking up. worried system could develop into a tropical storm before making landfall and food and drinking water isn't only concern and they are preparing for the extra water that will be flowing through local canals by releasing billions of gallons into the ocean before the storm hit. >> julie: uber on track to lose five hundred twenty million first quarter. huge expenses for uber's drivers responsible for the majority of the company's losses globally. now uber users have new way to save on rides. the car hailing service testing out a flat rate package in boston. the package could make rides as chief as $2 for some users.
customers will have to prepurchase rides in bulk which they would then use throughout the month. program has not officially been announced but uber testing it here and handful of other cities across the country. julie: city working for diners and easier than ever to know if the favorite restaurant is clean. >> shiri: i got increasing clouds here at zip trip in burlington. we are right now in the 70s, going to get up to about the lower 80s morning. then come the storms. i will time them out for your towns next. >> daniel: their friends were in need so students stepped in. how able to raise
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>> julie: unusual outfit that has policed man did something on purpose. >> daniel: more than hundreds officers all come together. coming up we have a look at added security at big concert returns to gillette stadium. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morninne i'm daniel miller. >> julie: i'm julie grauert. perfect day for zip tripping. the group is growing. looks like special guest as
got 70s, also got rain that's falling in parts of southern new hampshire. this is mostly focused from manchester, new hampshire northward but what you will find the clouds increase and showers move on in. so we got temperatures in the mid to upper 80s this afternoon. i got heat indices, going to feel like 90s when you factor in the humidity and storms around starting noonish in boston and going until about four or 5:00 this afternoon. so i do have an hour-by-hour look at that storm threat here for e just a couple of minutes. for now things are looking really great from the zip trip in burlington. we are going to send you back to the studio for some live drive time traffic with stephanie coueignoux. >> stephanie: i love all of those flowers. very colorful. there's a new stalled vehicle that i want to let you know about. this is in the o'neill tunnel southbound. this is stalled car at u.s. 1. so it is impacting traffic just a little bit. this stalled vehicle that i told you about ten minutes ago, that is on northbound as you're
impacting traffic at all, actually off the shoulder. the expressway again still stop and go at this hour. i mean there's not much you can do about that. the zakim bridge very slow and steady, was a stalled vehicle here, that since moved on out, showed you the police vehicle there. tow truck was on scene earlier, but again very slow going on the zakim bridge. it will take you 24 minutes on 93 southbound from 493 to the leverett connector and 22 minutes on 128 from route 1 to the weston tolls. back to you. >> daniel: lanes of the sumner tunnel back open following a deadly crash at 3:00 this morning. pickup truck spun out out of col at ramp to 93 north. three men in the truck. one killed, two others in the hospital but are expected to survive. state police are investigating what caused the crash. >> julie: search on for person that stabbed two nuns to death in mississippi woman. their killer still on the run. one of the nuns has family right here in massachusetts.
family's church this morning. michael? >> michael: excuse the noise. fire trucks in ambulance going by unrelated to what we are covering here outside the family church in stoneham. of course, this is where sister palmeril's family does attend church. some of the relatives spoke with fox25 talking about how shocked and devastated they are that such a person, such a wonderful person, so giving was taken from them. the two nuns killed in rural mississippi spent their lives helping others in a variety of ways. seen in this recent video talking about their work sister margaret held. >> this is one of the poorest counties in all of mississippi. >> michael: from massachusetts sister paula merrill. >> margaret and i have worked together for many years. we just see patients and do what needs to be done. >> michael: sister paula and
30 plus years ministering and serving as nurse practitioners at lexington medical clinic holmes counties. when the pair did not show up for work yesterday morning. police did a welfare check and found them dead, reportedly stabbed to death. their car had been taken and local police say they recovered the vehicle. >> only healthcare providers in this neighborhood for these -- for a lot of these poor people. >> michael: sister paula's nephew david merrill shared these pictures showing his aunt and mother on a trip last year to europe. he says the family was very close with sister paula. >> it is sad that people come to this, whatever motivates them. i mean, you know, my aunt and sister margaret, they lived their lives to try to make the world better for the people who have nothing. >> michael: bring you latest
one other note i want to include, sister of charities of nazareth, paula belong says they are not only asking for prayers for the two nuns that were killed but they are also asking for prayers for their killers. live in stoneham, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> daniel: hoping to find sexual assault suspect. officers tell fox25 they wanted to identify and question the man seen in these pictures. on wednesday night a woman said she was attacked a man near the rockport commuter rail station. man knocked her down and trying to remove the clothes. fought him off and man left the area on bicycle. police say the man in the video matches the description of the suspect. >> julie: five-year-old boy remains hospitalized after going to
the homeowner's father tells fox 25 they tried performing cpr on the boy and boy visiting the house at the time of the accident. last night the hospital told fox25 doctors are hopefully he will make it. >> daniel: new bedford manned behind bars accused of stabbing mateo morales on wednesday. >> julie: investigators say 21-year-old luis class and 16-year-old codefendant were caught on surveillance cameras attacking the teen. class also found to be on probation for drug charges. friend says she helped washed the victim's blood from the sidewalk. >> not going to make anything easier, something i thought it was wrong to still be there. >> class charged with assault and battery and accessory to murder. the scene-year-old suspect is placing assault and battery charges. >> daniel: surrendering following a high-speed chase.
beating that followed back in may. andrew monaco struck a plea deal. he will essentially serve three years of probation to avoid one year of jail time. monaco vowed to never work in law enforcement again after his conviction. massachusetts state trooper joseph flynn also charged with assault in the case. he has entered a not guilty plea >> julie: expect big crowds around gillette tonight and tomorrow. country fest is here. miranda lambert and other big names will take the stage. 55,000 people are expected in faux for each night. the police chief is bringing in more than 100 extra officers to handle the crowd. police say more people are usually taken into custody at this event for being drunk and other criminal activities compared to football games and other concerts. >> daniel: judging cleanliness to issue grades to restaurants
approval. restaurants that pass inspection will receive a, b or c grade based on number of violations found. at first the grades will be posted on city's website. after aior restaurants will be required to post grades in their windows. >> stephanie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. on friday during rush hour, yes, the expressway, is still at headache spot. 16 minutes from the braintree split to the mass pike. if you're traveling through sullivan square, well you're not going to get it is very, very slow out there now. shiri spear is in burlington and the temperatures i know are rising quickly there. >> shiri: going to be had the, humid, tracking scattered storms as we head into the afternoon hours. i will show you actually the timeline of the storm moving from north to south in just a
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comedy success. when you come to burlington you really have to be quiet hear it? there it is, laughter. plenty evidence to suggest burlington might be the funniest town in the commonwealth. >> used to work for the factory where they made hydrants but couldn't get anywhere near the place. >> gene: steven wright class of 1973 and this is the senior portrait of amy polar, class 1989. >> you're lucky i'm free. >> i'm not i258ian. >> gene: hailing from burlington high. that's pretty impressive. >> people say they are proud to come naker her.
phone. when they call me up it is the recording of busy signal. >> this is where mall cop was filmed. >> gene: is there something in the water that ma we decided to try experiment, sweeping h20 from burlington. try this water. i think you're going to like it. >> what did cinderella say when photos didn't come?
>> i am going to kill. >> gene: this is my friend steven. i understand you have a joke for me. >> what's in a brownbag and sits outside for a long time. >> gene: what's in a brownbag and sits outside for a lg time. i don't know, what? >> peanut butter and smelly sandwich. >> gene: this kid is riot . >> stephanie: not nearly as
unfortunately. we have the stalled vehicle on 93 southbound that again it is on the shoulder. but you can see that we are talking about backups to medford right now. this is at us1. it is on the shoulder of the ramp as you're going on to 93 southbound. the expressway still slow going and we actually just see an icon pop up as an accident. i will take a look at that and, of course, have another update in ten minutes. the expressway you can see is moving up to speed slowly but now. on the expressway from the braintree split to the mass pike. 23 minutes on 128 from route 1 to the weston tolls. all right. we are going to head it back to burlington with shiri spear. shiri, i will put you on the spot now. what kind of joke do you have? >> we are live from burlington.
fox25 news. shiri spear is here with weekend forecast. shiri? >> shiri: guess what, we also got birthday here. how old are you turning? >> nine. >> when is birthday? >> tomorrow. >> shiri: what grade going into? >> sixth grade. >> are you stoked to go back to school? >> don't want to >> shiri: why? >> like having no homework and play out with friends. >> shiri: do you agree with that? >> yes. >> shiri: hear back in a little while and check on that forecast because yes, very dry out there today. we got drought conditions actually worsening in southeastern massachusetts. so now got a severe drought down
southcoast. what we have today unfortunately although we get rain which is fortunate we all need the rain, it is not going to be widespread. so even right now you could see that we got scattered rain, mostly light to moderate falling north ofman, new hampshire, so southern new hampshire we got just a couple rain drops up there. that's one way. that's a little disturbance coming through early on this morning. main storm actually will pop up a little bit later this afternoon, so let's take a look with future cast because future cast is going to start he by this afternoon. noon time we are introducing the risk for thunderstorms each in boston and northward. north and west of boston noon time storms possible. southeastern massachusetts likely still dry but the threat will continue in boston until about four or 5:00 p.m. notice for the evening commute, the showers are focused from plymouth down to the southcoast as well as the cape and islands. so hopefully it is in and out of
drop and going to feel fantastic out there. friday night plans, by the way, are safe. sunshine ruling tomorrow and we got just a come more clouds and cooler temperatures that will end up creeping in by sunday. so here is look at boston right now, 76, we got this clouds starting to thicken up just like they are here in burlington. temperatures working way into the lower 80s at 10:00 a.m., noon time 85. by 2:00 p.m. 86?. you could see the thunderstorm here from about lunchtime through early in boston itself. high temperatures another story. look at all of those upper 80s on the map. the exception ends up being the cape and islands with highs in the lower 80s. we could even see a couple spots reach 90 today. we will be at 80 in boston tomorrow, 84 in plymouth and in worcester, 87 in foxborough and nashua, new hampshire. then temperatures probably go down by just a couple degrees into sunday and 80s over the weekend and next shower coming
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>> daniel: 8:23. pilot scheduled from massachusetts to michigan. coflight had blood alcohol .30, four times the legal driving limit and 15 times what's legal for flying. officers say they were called by the plane's captain who noticed that his colleague appeared to be intoxicated yesterday morning. >> sergeant able to detect st slurred speech and bloodshot watery eyes. >> daniel: co-pilot 35 years ago from florida and due in court later today and plane heading to hanscom field and left michigan several hours late but did eventually arrive in bedford. >> julie: wild scene in nebraska. man in underwear climbed fence and rammed truck into southwest
plane suffered minor injuries. the flight was about to take off for denver. the suspect not seriously hurt. >> daniel: deadly quake flattened three towns. police worked through the night trying to find victims in the rubble. this as area has been hit by another strong aftershock. the u.s. geological survey reported 4.7 magnitude quake hit the area overnight. and 2:00 p days since 6.7 magnitude hit and death toll climbed. as we mentioned three small towns were completely leveled by the quake. series of aftershocks sent rescuers scrambling from buildings where they are searching for people. italy's prime minister authorized millions in emergency funding. meantime police are trying to prevent looting. >> julie: two virginia
reaching goal to help classmates. two boys learned that quadra-sizer man was on loan and could be taken away at any time they decided they needed to get one for the school. last week after a lot of fundraising they reached their goal. >> just couldn't stop smiling. smiled probably for five minutes straight. face was hurting and it was one of the best moments of my life. >> julie: celebrated this week and going to school in virginia to help students there. >> shiri: hi, guys. if headed out to the beaches today. be careful, there will be thunderstorms around. there will be temperatures in the 80s. going to be hot and humid and break down the better beach forecast for the weekend when we come back. >> daniel:
guys? >> gene: great morning out here in burlington so far and, shiri, a little more overcast. >> shiri: temperatures backed off not promising you a comfortable day. promising hot and humid day and temperatures in the 70s. showers londonderry, new hampshire, up to manchester, new hampshire, boston area still dry, just clouds, friends, and temperatures in the middle 70s. we do have a couple showers moving through middleborough tracking down toward the plymouth area, carver area and going to get a couple sprinkles there in boston though and temperatures that work their way into the upper 80s by the afternoon, even by lunch time today. lunchtime through about three or four is when we have the best bet for some storms in and
with future cast coming up in couple minutes and break down the weekend weather as well and all the way down to the studio. stephanie coueignoux standing by with live drive time traffic. >> stalled vehicle i was talking about ten minutes ago near route 1 ramp that has since cleared. we are still seeing the typical rush hour delays in that area though. also on route 3 and the problem spot on the pike is around the newton area. also typical rush hour delays. really not too bad though as you're taking a look on the -- on the expressway near the -- near the gas tank right there. slow and steady right now. 25 minutes on 93 southbound from 495 to the leverett connector. 13 minutes though on route 1 from 128 to the tobin bridge. back to you. >> julie: women found dead in mississippi and one of them has
stolen says the women were wonderful and canned understand who would do this. michael henrich has more. >> michael: it is a horrible crime and everybody having trouble wrapping heads around it and family based here in stoneham were right outside the family's church here. of course, we are talking about sister paula merrill, two nuns killed yesterday in rural mississippi. now, i want to show you some of the video of sister with the other victim in terrible crime. sister margaret held. they both spent the last 30 plus years, not only ministering the poorest of the poor in the area of the country but also serving as nurse practitioners for those folks who otherwise may not have been able to afford, many could not afford medical care, and they were there for them. now, they didn't show up for work yesterday morning, so police did a welfare check and that's when they found both of them dead. reportedly stabbed to death.
that's turned into a bit of lead because late last night police in mississippi said they were able to find that car about a mile away from the home. so we are anxiously waiting to see if we could find killer or killers. some of the two nuns neighbor's not only spoke about the kindness they have seen from the two fallen nuns but the shock they feel knowing this happened right around >> we had katrina and nobody had gas but them so thisy let us use the kitchen. >> nothing like this happened in neighborhood before. nothing like a brutal neighborhood at our door. >> michael: very difficult to wrap head around this. one of sister paula's nephews did speak with fox25, also shared some pictures of his aunts on a family trip from last year. we will share some of that
those pictures in the next live report coming up in 30 minute. stay with us here as we continue to cover this incident. live in stoneham, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. >> julie: just after 3:00 this morning a pickup truck spun out of control, ramp to 93 north. three men were in the truck. one was killed, two others were in the hospital but expected to survive. state police are investigating what caused the >> daniel: police revealing new information this morning. let's go out to jessica reyes live at south station this morning. jess, amtrak and mbta at odds this morning about possibly leaving the market. >> jessica: yeah, they are having a big fight over acela service and thousands of people take acela train to boston every single day and because they have been in the fight for a couple
option any longer. amtrak threatening to cut boston off from its acela service and it is due to the big ongoing court battle they have been having. mbta doing amtrak, they are saying they didn't do their part in maintaining part of attleboro line and amtrak said mbta has refused to help pay for the track maintenance. in the court filing amtrak in part -- amtrak timely payments for the mbta for services. no business partner should have payment on a valid authorized and undisputed invoice that is contractually required to be paid within 30 days. this morning we have statement from the mbta spokesman and motions to dismiss and based on our review believe they are without merit. people that use the train, of course, really not happy to hear about all of this. >> people need to be able to move between the two cities. they need to be able to move
off service, then, you know, we are screwed. >> daniel: reaction we got from everybody. >> jessica: we spoke with spokesman this morning and did say in addition to the statement just heard, does not say it will come to this and they are engaged in legal battle. acela train does move between boston and d.c. and makes stops in several big cities along the way, including new york and philadelphia. live outside south station, i'm >> daniel: police revealing few details about a potential source of information in the killing of teenage girl in east boston. yesterday police asked the public for help identifying the woman you see in this video here. she was found a short time later. investigators said they questioned her about the death of 18-year-old bellanca lynnez. the teen was found at construction site back in june last month high school freshman jose hernandez was charged with the murder.
>> julie: shooting in dorchester injured 18-month-old 18-month-old -- 18-year-old woman and ten-month-old puppy. the dog was bandaged up and rushed to animal clinic and couldn't afford the cost of surgery and medical bills. >> help them out with family and they get the credit they deserve sometimes. >> there's a pick of the pup. surgeons hoping to save the dog's leg. >> armed home invasion near campus. it happened near lake street and lake shore drive early yesterday morning. the victims who are not affiliated with the college were held at gunpoint while four men ransacked their home. no one was hurt.
shows hillary clinton leading the race. pup% of likely voters will cast the ballot for the democratic nominee. according to the poll donald trump has support of 41% of voters. >> daniel: donald trump taking a stand against the hillary clinton ad tying him to the kkk with 1,000 supporters in attendance. trump talked about the accusation in new hampshire yesterday. he blasted clinton and what he called her criminal level of corruption. >> julie: some of the hick's private e-mails could be released. federal judge ordered clinton to over investigated by september 13th the order is for e-mails specifically related to attack in benghazi and possible no relevant information will be found. this comes after a different judge called for release of 15,000 documents. >> stephanie: problem spot at 42 miles per hour, pike looking good, 93 southbound also looking pretty good right now.
traffic flowing smoothly. shiri spear in burlington on the final zip trip of the season and hot and humid for today, shiri? >> shiri: hot and humid. already feeling the humidity kind of take over here today if you're headed out to the beaches. it is going to be a warm day and i have to admit a lot of the day is going to end up being dry. beaches north of boston, threat will start by late-morning for some thunderstorms. the beaches south of boston it is going to be mostly during the afternoon and we got high temperatures today heading into th going to be a little cooler but so much brighter over the weekend. we will time out the improvements next. >> daniel: faced firestorm of controversy after letting a convicted rapist off six months in jail. why the judge in the stanford
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you? >> 13. >> julie: what's favorite ride. >> fun coast and her tracks and stuff like that. so, yeah. >> going through. should i be scared? >> scary going up and leaning back but once you go down you're fine. really exciting. >> miche would you like to go to canobie lake? >> yes. >> michelle: guess what?
>> michelle: sending it over to taste of the town. >> sending it over to taste of the town. >> gene: they are fantastic. job well done. taste of the town joined by blair miller as talk about great restaurants in town of burlington. sam albert, general manager, thank you for coming out. >> excited to be here. food you're from new york city but been here two years ago. >> year and a half since opened up doors and excited to be in town. hired to be a tour guide and kind of stayed in touch and up here from new york and give it
squash, make everything a little hardier. on side of the town, we will be at pizza burlington september 19th. another chance to come see us >> gene: thank you so much. >> stephanie: rush hour winding down now and expressway easing up just a little bit and problem spot on 93 southbound as you're traveling into somerville and going to see the heaviest traffic right over there. and the zakim bridge is actually running very smoothly.
now. 12 minutes again, your problem spot continues to be the expressway from the braintree split to the mass pike. 23 minutes on 128 from route 1 to the weston tolls. and shiri spear is in burlington for the final zip trip, hot and humid t-shirt kind of a weather, shiri. >> shiri: yeah, i think saving grace, clouds >> mary at first and last day, every year several times, mary, great to see you again today. let's talk about your forecast though. forecast is going to be hot, going to be humid. i like the way it feels right now. with those clouds in place when you don't have the sun right on you, it actually feels pretty comfortable. 76 in boston, warm-up kind of slowing down with the arrival of the clouds and 71 and that's kind of rough stuff, oppressive, going to be incredibly muggy
overnight hours, and today's cold front and bringing lighter showers parts of new hampshire and front sagging southward and more storms popping along it here later today so threat going to start boston, probably around noon time and by pike extending into southern new hampshire. really patchy stuff, not everybody gets them, stronger storms develops as gets hotter this afternoon and temperatures mid-80s here by lunchtime today and that's probably when we will start seeing flashes of lightning, locally heavy showers as well but later always scattered and not every single
boston will start clearing out and south shore, southcoast cape and islands, that's about the time once we hit the mid to late afternoon, that's about when we will have to stay alert to the storm. highs in the 80s, upper 80s, most of us with risk for some thunderstorms, but they just pop through and get clearing skies. takes until the evening to get to the cape and look at all this the sunshine for the day tomorrow and then for sunday as well we got mostly sunny skies, probably a few more clouds around just we got the moist flow cin also cooler wind and means beaches end up being couple degrees cooler for sunday. weekend forecast here, we got 80s tomorrow at the beaches north of boston followed by 70s on sunday. the threat for couple lakes region storms late on sunday. i think most of the storms probably moving in on and
today, come spots flirt with 90, going to be humid. got 60% chance of rain because they are scattered. now, saturday sun and 85, 82 on sunday. by monday we will be tracking more scattered rain but we got normal low temperatures next week into 60, normal highs in the lower 80s as well. that's check on forecast. stick around. we got more left from the zip trip here in burlington. let's get it back to you guys in the studio. >> julie: coming up eas 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.
everyone? i didn't make the team. >> sara: >> julie: turner passed out near a trash bin and recommended sentence of six years for man that raped her. emotional letter went viral on social media and national debate about sexual assault penalties. >> daniel: a tropical weather system has eye set on florida and residents are stocking up. some floridans are worried the storm system could develop into a tropical storm before making landfall and food and drinking water isn't the only concern. management official are preparing for the extra water that be flowing through local canals by releasing billion of gallons into the ocean before the storm hit. president obama expected to
national marine monument off the coast of hawaii today under the new order all commercial fishing and mining will no longer allowed and recreational fishing for cultural needs will still be permitted and make monument four times bigger than it is and longest protected area on the planet. >> ride sharing company uber according to uber's head of finance huge expenses uber's driver responsible for the losses globally. take advantage of savings customers will have to prepurchase rides in bulk which they would then use throughout the month. the program has not officially been announced but uber testing
a lot more coming your way this morning. we might see lilly again. i don't know. that time of summer. biggest stars in country music are taking over gillette stadium. the extra security you can expect to see around metro place this weekend. >> temperatures well into the 80s this afternoon and high humidity, storms to follow starting by late-morning into them out for your town next. >> daniel: ryan lochte now officially facing charges in rio. coming up why it is unlikely he
morning commute. >> daniel: handful of singers, fans, 100 officers all come together. coming up we have look at added security as big concert returns to gillette stadium. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: it is 9:00 on friday, august 26th, i'm daniel miller. >> stephanie: i'm stephanie coueignoux. we have made it. it is friday. burlington is apparently where it is >> daniel: live in burlington for the final zip trip. hi, guys. >> elizabeth: daniel is suing