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news. >> gene: good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us on this monday morning, it is august 29. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: and i am sara underwood. it is shaping up to be another hot day, but some people will see some showers first. meteorologist shiri spear in the fox25 stormtracker weather center following this wet weather to come. >> shiri: i am trying to hard to cling to the little rain we have on the map, but drying up so quickly. the only blip sieve right around nashua, new hampshire and just a couple of out as it shifts eastward. what is going to end up happening for many of you. you see some clouds passing through. the chance of rain is slight, but it is around this morning. 71 in boston. 67 in worcester right now. 73 in fitchburg. upper 60s from norwood down to plymouth. and 70 in chatham. so in boston, the clouds really grow thicker through the morning and we will call for partly cloudy skies. 7 a.m. 71 degrees. at 9 a.m., 76. start clearing out for the afternoon with highs all the
lower 90s. in the clearing from north to south. we will time it out coming up. julie grauert is up now with live drive time traffic starting things out on the expressway. >> julie: love the expressway this time of the morning. make it to your destination without being stuck in your bumper-to-bumper traffic. 93 south no complaints. here are your live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 19 minutes on 93 south. 22 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the back to you. breaking this morning right now, crews remain on the scene of this fire in lawrence. it broke out on lafayette street just a few hours ago. the red cross says they are helping three people who are living in the home. right now there are no reports of injuries. we will continue to follow this story and bring you more information just as soon as we get it. and flames engulf a building in downtown southbridge destroying two businesses and an apartment
fire started and fire fighters say they can't rule out that someone sparked it intentionally. fox25's michael henrich is live in southbridge. michael, business owners say they lost everything, but they will rebuild. >> reporter: just -- a lot of people affected by this. and thankfully no series injuries were involved here. a lot of people lost their their businesses. a lot of people lost their homes not only this fire at central and main, but a second fire as well it happened the same day. state and local investigators have not ruled out as you look at this continued presence on scene here this morning. they have not ruled out arson and they have not ruled out whether these fires might be connected. now i want to show you this video shot by a woman who evacuated from her home. and this video shows flames shooting out of top floors of this building here on main and central which both commercial space and apartments. and the woman who took this
building here for 30 years. and she says now it is completely gone. >> i am very, very hurt, and i want to tell all my clients, i don't know how we are going to do it. but they can call me and we can see what we can do. because i lost everything in there. >> reporter: as i mentioned two fires happened yesterday. hours later yesterday evening, fire fighters put out a fire away and the fire chief says ten families were displaced in that fire. the state fire marshal is investigating looking into the cause, but, again, not ruling out arson for either of these fires. and not ruling out a possible connection either. we will stay on it. live in south bridge, michael henrich, fox25 news. happening today, a lunenberg teen will face a judge after an accident over the weekend that killed one of his friends. a vigil for austin roberts, a former high school football star who died in the crash.
the crash. yo self capp is being charged with motor vehicle homicide under the influence of alcohol. he was driving two of his friends from a house party in fitchburg when he lost control of his car and hit several trees in lunenberg. we know the identities of a divorced couple killed in a murder-sue i need in ashby. john griffin stabbed rebecca griffwin a knife outside his home saturday afternoon and used the same knife on h himself. the couple divorced in 1990 but rebecca would often help john with their errands. the couple is survived by their son. this week the city of boston will face off in court against the union representing thousands of police officers. the union wants to stop the department's new body camera program. as we first reported on friday, the boston police patrolman's association filed a request for an insglungs suffolk superior court. under the program, 100 officers are being forced to wear body cameras for six
friday. a hearing of the case will be set in the next few days. 5:0 4 this morning. boston duck tours will be reviewing the actions of one of its drivers that left a boat without a roof. the incident happened yesterday when the first-year driver was sent off a detour off of beacon street. the new route went under the notoriously low storrow drive bridge which ripped off the roof of the boat and damaged a ladder. no one was injured in the crash. duck boats don't usually only on fox25, a local father and son say they were left stranded after a large mbta ferry capsized their boat. they sent us these photos of their boat upside down in the water. the father and son was just off the coast of hingham where they went to camp. the park ranger alerted them what happened claiming the lightning ferry jetted away from the dock. we spoke to the dad over the phone.
>> we try to be as safe as possible and we obey all the rules and we don't expect the boat to be sunken by a ferry blasting away from the dock like he did. >> michael slade confirmed he has been in touch with boston harbor cruises and they have agreed to pay for the damages. he is relieved because a toll of this nature -- a tow of this nature will cost about $1300. boston harbor cruises tell fox25 they will bring out a diver to recover any belongings from slade's boat suspect publication is standing tall against vandals. they unveiled a new mailbox. vandals previously targeted a box at this location and last week it was destroyed by a hate crime. it was likely fireworks that caused this explosion inside this box. they are still looking for the vandal. >> it was important for us to have this event tonight because we are not victims.
happened. >> for those who work for the paper, they say they have been overwhelmed by the support they have received. wellesley family is being shown major support after they were targeted by racist facebook posts. about 100 people turned up for a diversity themed picnic at town hall. a teenager posted pictures of his family online features racist captions. the event organizer tells us yesterday's event was about starting a conversation. >> no one likes to see every man will -- will go to war for his family. >> gene: seven teenagers were involved in the racist posts. three of them go to school with the family's son at wellesley high. the school is still investigating the incident. today a funeral will be held for two nuns murdered in mississippi last week, and the suspect in the case will head to court. one of the nuns sister paula merrill is a native of
she and sister margaret held were stabbed in their home. the suspect rodney sanders is going to be arraigned on murder charges. he has confessed to the killings but has not given a motive to the attack. now at 5:08. presidential candidate donald trump now plans to deliver a major speech of immigration this wednesday. the speech will take place in arizona, and it comes as trump appears to be changing his tone on the key campaign issue. supporters say he still plans to build a wall on the border away from plans to deport all 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country. instead he is focusing on a small section of immigrants. >> on day one, i am going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country. >> gene: trump had planned to deliver the immigration speech last week in colorado but delayed it to work on the
hillary clinton to release detailed records about her medical history. trump said both candidates should do that. in a tweet he said we have no problem doing it. trump and supporters like rudy giuliani have repeatedly questioned clinton's health but offered little proof to explain why. doctors for both candidate has said each is fit to serve. trump 70 years old. and hillary clinton is 68. a carry situation at a major airport is now being called a false alarm. last night police received reports of gun angeles international airport. flights were grounded and part of a terminal was evacuated. in this video, you can see passengers walking back toward a secure area, but after a massive search, police said there was not a shooting, just a bunch of loud noises. the airport is now back open. former new york congressman anthony weiner is finding himself in trouble again. his wife has been traveling the country campaigning with hillary clinton. he has been sexting with another woman. new text messages sent from
new york post reveal he has been talking to the woman whom he calls a friend since january of last year. one of controversial photos he in his underwear with his son cuddled up to him in bed. he resigned from congress after his first sexting scandal. late-night comedians. you are welcome. have fun with that. good morning. on the expressway northbound, easy 9-minute drive as you head from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. shiri. lower 70s to send knew work and even school in the greater boston area. temperatures in the lower 70s. we have clouds increasing. even the chance for a couple of morning showers. not much in the way of rain. i will time out those showers next. now 5:10 this morning. recovery efforts continue as communities in italy pick up their lives after a deadly earthquake. still ahead at 5:30, what prosecutor says could have attributed to the high death toll rather and the devastating damage. amazon is giving its
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back now 5:14. as the murder of a basketball star family member continues to send shock waves across the country. police announce arrests in that case. fox25's daniel miller is in the control room with more on why of a much bigger problem. dwyane wade's cousin was killed while pushing a baby in her stroller. one of the men arrested in her death was released from prison two weeks before the shooting. two brothers are behind bars arrested in the shooting death of chicago bulls dwyane wade's cousin. darren and darwin sorrells. both are documented gang
previous gun charges. >> this reprehensible act of violence is an example of how we need to change the way we deal with habitual offenders. >> reporter: nykeaaal drink was killed when she was pushing her newborn in a stroller near an elementary school. >> she i want aware that her shower life will stand as an example a failure of the chicago. she was just another mother who wanted her children to get an education just like any good parent would. >> reporter: civil rights leaders across the country say this murder is indicative of a much larger problem. >> it is clear that none of us are safe. too much violence. guns and drugs to address the issue comprehensively. >> reporter: according to the chicago tribune, there have been 455 homicides in chicago already this year.
whole of 2015. and over the weekend, dwyane wade tweeted the city of chicago is hurting. we need more help and more hands on deck. not for me and my family but for the future of our world, the youth. investigators say wade's cousin was not the intended target of the shooting. her baby was not hurt and is being cared for by family members. we will continue to follow any new developments out of chicago. in the control room this morning, i am daniel miller, fox25 news. york city's biggest events of the year begins with heavy security. more than a million fans are expected to the u.s. open tennis turn number queens. this year police have added an extra layer of fencing around the grounds to protect against possible car bombs and other attacks. the nypd plans more patrols and a private security force of 300 have been hired. this is in response of recent terror attacks across europe.
good morning, everyone. starting off north of the pike, things looking good on route 1 and 93 south. 128 moving along fine. expressway is clear. over to those live drive times. 22 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway. 19 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. and welcoming all of you into a warm monday morning. i know you are saying those showers are struggling to stay on your maps. >> they are. because of the drought, but we can use it because of the pollen levels. if you were like me, you will have trouble with the allergies. it has to due with -- if has to do with ragweed for many of us. look at the levels of pollen in the high category the next couple of days. maybe a little dip tomorrow as things dry out, but we need a soaking rain to wash the pollen out of air, and this is all i have got for the rain. a couple of rain showers hanging across southern new
way. most of us with the upper 60s and lower 70s with only a slight risk of a shower today. in norwood, 69 degrees right now. i want to take you out here, because this ends up being one of my hotter and stickier places for the afternoon. so in norwood, 68 degrees at 7 a.m. by 9 a.m., middle 70s. we -- we actually push it all the way into the middle 80s probably by lunchtime. upper 80s to lower 90s for highs, but notice the skies will start to cl so if there is a shower and it happens during the morning hours. spot shower i think at best. almost all of us will likely stay dry. futurecast in my opinion, a little too juicy. i don't think we will get this much rain. at 7 a.m., this little strip will be closer to boston and the north shore here. if it still exists on radar. so the deeper into the morning we go, we kick up the kloyvr here and this is what we are seeing at 9 a.m. a lot of on and off clouds
we start that clearing process. lunchtime should be fairly bright. boston, northern massachusetts, southern new hampshire, southeastern mass still partly cloudy here. but you, too, end up clearing out during the afternoon and you can see those winds changing direction as well and this northwest wind late today is actually going to help drop dew points as well and drop humidity. but in the meantime, it is going to be hot on the cape with middle 80s in hyannis and sandwich. 83 on the vineyard. 09 91 in bridgewater. more 90s in taunton and down to new bedford. i should mention there is a very slight chance of a pop-up thunderstorm early this afternoon in those locations just because the cold front is close by, but i have a feeling that drier air is going to arrive a little too soon and really inhibit that potential approximately 88 degrees in boston. 87 in lowell. 88 in framingham. upper 80s in westborough and fitchburg to about 85 in nashua, new hampshire. low temperatures tonight, this is my favorite part.
a lot of the burbs in the 50s. and 50s with lower humidity. turn off the ac and crack the windows. warm tomorrow with lower 80s at the coastline. middle 80s a little further inland. a couple of things watching along the coastline. tropical depression 8 expected to be a tropical storm and swing toward north carolina here. likely tomorrow and into wednesday and then swing out into the open atlantic. also tropical depression 9, which is also expected to become impacting 234 here through the end of week and after that, we will see where the path is, but likely also swings out into the atlantic. here at home 88 today. spot showers this morning. slight chance to see it and then clear out this afternoon. next chance of rain late wednesday into early thursday. things get kind of warm and muggy again for the middle of the week, but for friday, highs in the 70s. they stay in the 70s. almost fall-like once we hit the weekend. back to you. hitting the road for a
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well, amazon is looking to make weekends a little longer for its employees. the"washington post"reports, the company is testing out a 30-hour workweek. only a few dozen worker also take part in the experimental program. it will work from monday through thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. additional flex hours will make up the rest of >> gene: sign me up. >> julie: yes, please. police in green bay, wisconsin lost a k-9 officer. a little boy wanted to help out. 7-year-old ethan set up a go fund me page for the police department to buy a new dog. so far he has raised $520. police are grateful for the help, but he says he is just doing it to help his hero. >> i like to do it.
also the drug-sniffing dogs. >> gene: how cute is that kid. ethan's goal is to raised 12,000 for police k-9 program. >> we have a future k-9 officer. he is just so good with those dogs. >> julie: the toddler's take on the alphabet is going viral. ? h, i, >> gene: sell it. >> julie: i can't tell what letters she is saying. her ren significances of the song going variety. she is being recognized by celebrities. her little girl loves to sing and takes her mother and brother to her preschool to perform. he gets her musical talent from her mom. she learns the song -- gene
vvvvv ... >> julie: the passion and the hand movement. >> gene: a big star in the future. >> shiri: i like it. she sings a lot better than i do. the moderate risk of rip currents at our beaches. waves 3 to 5 feet. this is important stuff. if you were headed to the coastline, be careful on the water. a hot day in plymouth at 90 degrees. we have a lot of mid upper 80s. north of boston as well. and i am going to map out that north of boston as well. and i am going to map out that shower risk for the day ahead and a woman hopes invention will help prevent tragedies. still ahead this hour, the contraption that could stop a parent from leaving their dmild a hot car. a teenager charged a fatal drunk driving crash will be in court today. one of his friends was killed and another injured in that crash.
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this is the fox25 morning news. now at 5:30 this monday morning. a live look at the city of boston. showers on the radar, but the rest of the day will be hot and humid. what strikes me about that shot, sara, is how dark it is now. >> sara: it is so dark. unbelievable. >> gene: very sad. we knew it was coming this year. >> sara: that is exactly right. check in with shiri spear in the storm tracker weather center tracking a few showers here and there. >> shiri: sad to see them fading away because need the rain here. what we have is mostly a batch of clouds out of southern new hampshire and out toward leominster and royalston and will leak into the boston area as the morning goes. upper 60s. worcester at 67 degrees. even londonderry, new hampshire at 67 degrees. any of these showers kind of fading into no more than some sprinkles, tracking toward the seacoast of new hampshire. lower 70s in reading and walpole at 66 degrees. same in mansfield. upper 60s south shore and
vineyard at 69 degrees. expect to see partly cloudy skies here throughout the morning. clouds may thicken up be cloudy for a period. 7 a.m., i am hoping that there are one or two spot showers out there. 68 degrees. but i think my hope is quickly fading here as we go through the morning. noontime, 84 degrees. humid, but clearing up during the i can't of noon. hot this afternoon. upper 80s for many of you here. at least it will be nice and bright for kids coming home from school if they are starting today or nice and dry for you at dinnertime tonight. there will be a range. i will take to you some of our locations coming up in a couple of minutes. julie grauert is back with live drive time traffic. >> julie: forecast something not like field of dreams. if you forecast it, it will come. wish we could do that with but we can't. 93 south moving along fine. pike wide anticipate from 495
the expressway you can hop on and get the speed limit. 11 minutes on the expressway. 21 minutes on 93 south from andover to the leverett connector. 11 minutes on 128 northbound from the westwood area to the weston tolls. back to you. and checking our top stories right now. we are keeping an eye on two fires in southbridge. fire fighters aren't ruling out arson as the cause of a six alarm fire that destroyed a building in the city's downtown. several businesses and a rooming house on main street destroyed. luckily no one was hurt. overnight fire fighters in lawrence were battling this house fire on lafayette street. it started just before 2:00 this morning. there are no reports of injuries. and the red cross says they are helping three people who live there to find some place to stay. happening today, the team behind the -- the teen behind the wheel of a deadly car crash will be in court to face drunk driving and vehicular homicide charges. stephanie coueignoux is live at the courthouse in fitchburg.
high school football player who was killed. >> yeah, a very emotional time. all three people in that car we are told were best friends. grew up with each other. joseph capp will be from court later on today. he is the one charged in this drunk driving crash. police say that early saturday morning he lost control of his car and crashed into several trees. 18-year-old austin robins also known as aj died in that crash. one of his best friends and last night hundreds of people ga honor the recent graduate. 19-year-old shawn was in the car that night and sur stlivd crash. his father told us that the teens were best friends. he says that he was driving back from a house party in fitchburg when he crashed on hollis road in lunenburg. >> they have all known each other sin 3rd or 4th grade and just a tragedy. >> reporter: and at last
somebody with a very big personality and always made you smile. capp is being held and charged with motor vehicle homicide, under the influence of alcohol. he is set to appear in court some time today. in fitchburg, i am stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. a verdict is expected today for the nashua woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter. caitlyn marin is charged with murder and manslaughter. her daughter died after multiple bruises and brain damage in november of 2014. she first blamed the injuries on a fall, and changed her story, that is, and accused her ex who is the girl's father. she faces 40 years in prison if convicted. transit police are investigating after a cyclist was hit and killed by a mbta commuter train in somerville. photos from the scene on park street yesterday. witnesses say the rider tried to cross the tracks after the crossing arms were down. the victim was a man between
he died at the scene. transit police are investigating and say that the crossing arms were functioning properly. governor charlie baker will be meeting with new england governors and mayors of eastern canadian provinces. the group meets every year to discuss energy needs and new technology. the conference officially opened last night. goov baker welcomed the other new england governors and leaders of five eastern canadian provinces with a dinner and a reception. conference. a local doctor who survived the deadly ebola virus now plans to raise money to help fight another disease. next month, dr. rick sacra will ride his bicycle on a journey across the state. the 160-mile trip will raise funds to fight aidss and hiv in liberia. he flew to nebraska for an experimental drug and that treatment saved his life.
massachusetts. the director of law enforcement at the animal rescue league of boston and says he is always prepared for that next call. >> i still do rescues. i have got cages in the back. i am prepared to stop and do a horse rescue if a horse gets injured. >> sara: the lieutenant says he has seen it all and estimates he has handled more than 60,000 cats over his career. tonight on fox25 ne a 10:00, a behind-the-scenes look at the animal rescue league of boston and meet some of the heroes that keep our animals safe. now at 5:36. olympians from all sports appearing on mtv music video awards. the music icon that had the women gymnastic team starstuck and how one of the five missed 9 meeting. a heart-felt homecoming overseas.
to see things changing up in our traffic patterns because so many people are headed back to school. >> shiri: can you believe it, worcester, peabody, framingham all headed back. upper 60s, lower 70s is the plan this morning. it is going to end up being a little bit sticky out there. 7 a.m. temperatures teetering around 70 degrees. only a very slight risk of a shower. most of you will stay dry. clouds moving through. kids coming home from school. how ou approximately i will take you out to some of our hottest communities coming up. gillette stadium vendors estimate 1500 cowboy hats were sold in preparation for this year's country fest. that is enough hats to line the entire gillette football field nearly four times. estimated 1010 fans for the
the crowd was calmer. 41 people were arrested on friday night. and we are waiting to hear about saturday, but last year nearly 200 people were arrested over the two nights. and an unusual sight at a popular new hampshire beach. dozens of topless women strolling on the boardwalk and laying out in the sun. it happened at hampton beach yesterday as part of a worldwide protest called go topless day. one woman said despite what some people may think, not shocking. >> it is about equality. it is about choice. we are not doing anything different than any of these guys are doing. >> well, the event was a protest against laws preventing women from being topless in public. in new hampshire, though, it is not illegal and police didn't report any problems. with the public demonstration. late night for red sox fans and quickly took a turn for the worst. sox hosting world champion kansas city royal.
strong.the fourth. a 2-1 lead. sox will take the lead in the fifth and kc puts a snowman on the board in the 6th inning. 8 runs on six hits. a bic blow a three-run triple that almost gets out of there. royals twin 10-4. sox host tampa. upstate new york will be celebrating the little league champions. the kids just outside of bingington beat south kea bingington beat south korea 2-1. the first little league world title since 2011. finished the year perfect, undefeated 24 bins and 0 losses. watched the end of that game, a little nail biter but they got it done. >> sara: what a celebration. >> gene: we are checking in live with our reporters after the break. >> sara: after a full year, six scientists have come back to earth -- well, sort of. new at 6:00, the mars simulation that will help nasa
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if you are just joining all of our top stories. >> sara: live in lunenburg with a crash that killed. and on the keen of a large fire that destroyed two businesses and apartments yesterday, michael. >> reporter: they are keeping an eye on things. police and fire fighters still on scene at central and main. one of two fires happened here yesterday afternoon and investigators are are looking
out arson for either of these cases. want to take to you the scene of this video taken by a woman who evacuated her home. flames shooting out of the top floors of this large brick building on central and main with commercial space and apartments. now hours later yesterday, fire fighters put out a fire on benefit street just about a half mile away. the fire chief says ten families got displaced there. the state fire marshal is investigating a cause on each fire. not ruling out yet that possible connection for whether they were caused by an arsonist. ahead at 6:00, a woman that runs a business on the floor of this building for 30 plus years talks about her plans to rebuild and get back on her feet. live in southbridge, michael henrich, fox25 news. and i am stephanie coueignoux live in fitchburg this morning where a teenager will be in court charged in a drunk driving crash that
say 19-year-old joseph cap lost control of his car and crashed on hollis road in lunenburg. one of his friends, 18-year-old austin rob burks ins also known as aj was killed and another friend 19-year-old was also in the car but survived with injuries. mcniff's father tells us the three teenagers have been best friends since elementary school and was driving back from a house party. last night hundreds of people gathered at a vigil to honor robbins. charged with driving under the influence under the influence of alcohol. he is set to appear in court today. stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. presidential candidate donald trump now plans to deliver a major speech on immigration wednesday. trump says the speech will take place in arizona. it comes as he appears to be changing his tone on the key campaign issue. supporters say he still plans to build a wall on the border with mexico, but he may be
deport all 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country, focusing instead on those with criminal records. now 5:48 this morning. and we are going to be dealing with -- can you call it the last week of summer? i guess you can. not everybody goes back to school this week. >> a lot of people do and it really feels that way, shiri. >> my kids have three days left. they are making the most of it. and at least it feels like -- do we want it to be sticky? i don't ow like it is a positive thing. it is going to be hot. it is going to be humid. it will feel like summer out there. today dew point temps well into the 60s. very sticky. what a difference a day makes by tomorrow. dew point temps in the 50s. it is going to be comfortable. we don't feel more like fall until we hit the weekend. at least a mild workweek ahead. warm and humid air pumping into massachusetts.
clouds for most of us and there is a chance one or two hours along the front during the morning hours. future cast is going to bring us that threat you can see some at 7 a.m. i don't see this batch of showers holding together. as i mentioned just clouds out there. temperatures upper 60s and lower 70s for those you living around 7:00 this morning. clouds kind of grow a little thicker by 9 a.m. and also watching for one or two spot showers in this time frame. anything light and very low impacted between the fact that it is light and the fact that the coverage will be so limited. temperatures at 9 a.m. also in the mid- to upper 70s. by lunchtime, mid-80s out there. and we have got clearing skies, especially north of the pike. and eventually during the afternoon you will find that clearing into southeastern massachusetts as well. that is actually my hottest, my stickiest spot the southeast. by 5 p.m., mid- to upper 80s
home if work. plymouth, norwood, new bedford, providence, rhode island all in the lower 90s. 84 in hyannis. 88 in bedford. 83 in worcester where kids are headed back to school today and 85 in nashua, new hampshire. lows tonight will be back to 64 in boston. 50s in the burbs. this will feel fantastic. when you wake up tomorrow, it will not be sticky anymore, a little crisp. a little cool out there. you may want a light jacket mid-80s with the coolest conditions at the coastline. speaking of of the coastline today. if you have a day off, headed to the beach line. a few warnings. 84 to 89. you need the sunscreen and a moderate risk of rip currents. an elevated risk. and waves 2 to 5 feet. things are getting a little dicey if you are going in the water. you should stick to any of the beaches that have lifeguards nearby and actually because of all the activity we have in the tropics now. we have hurricane gaston.
season. this is over 1,000 miles from the united states. this not posing any hazard to us here. you can see the track is likely going to weaken over the next couple of days. it is actually tracking off toward the east here. we have a couple of other systems that are closer to home. i will break them down coming up, but here you can see the spot shower risk is going to be this morning. 88 degrees this afternoon and then we clear out, sticking with mostly sunny skies tomorrow and high 82. gets warm and humid again on wednesday. but the threat for showers will really be quite late in the day, so you can see afternoon and evening is when we will watch out for a few of those possibly lingering into your early thursday as well. clearing out. feeling a little like fall friday, saturday and sunday. let's get you over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic south of the pike. >> things moving along fine south of frown 228 in rockland past 2 18 over to the split. 93 and 95 clear.
already seeing that. the school getting back in session and people getting back to those fall-like routines. your live drive times. 13 minutes on 24. 14 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. back to you. today framingham school administrator also meet to discuss the fate of the high school football program after a bizarre rash of injuries. fox25's daniel miller joins us. and daniel, one woman thinks the field is actually to blame. >> daniel: that's right. the entire team suffered blisters to their hands during practice on the field and the coaches are on leave because of the injury. last week several players at framingham high reportedly suffered those blisters after doing a drill that involved contact between hands and the team's synthetic field. well, was the excessive heat from the field to blame? one woman thinks so. 2015, tracy stewart raised concern of excessive heat
>> i know products coming out to put in your cleats to shield your feet from the bot the heat. if that is something we have to do as a protective piece of equipment for our children, then something is wrong. >> the heat is not only the problem but the field condition is a concern. sources tell fox25 that framingham high's synthetic field is 15 years old and the school has been trying for three years to get funds for replacement. last night we got a statement from the district acting superintendent. here it is. he says placing coaches on administrative of the investigation process and shouldn't be seen as punishment. the district went on to say considers both the safety of students and rights of employees when investigating incidents like this. in the newsroom, i am daniel miller, fox25 news. new england patriots are mourning the loss of a former player that served a team for many years and many ways. former patriot offensive lineman killed over the weekend at age 70. he played 11 seasons with the patriots and also the team's dentist.
canton after he retired. patriots owner robert kraft called him a great ambassador. dead at 70 from cancer. recovery effort continue in italy as we near the one-week mark of a deadly earthquake there. rescue workers are coming to the rubble holding out hope they might find survivors. prosecutors in italy are vowing to open a criminal investigation into the damage that the quake caused. it was breaking during our newscast yesterday morning. officials want to know if the towns were up to code. one prosecutor said the death toll cannot be considered just a work of fate. so far. 291 people are confirmed dead and over the weekend, the funerals begin. thousands more people remain living in makeshift camps and despite the devastation, one couple did not change their plans to marry over the weekend. they were supposed to get married in a church right in the heart of the quake zone, but the building was too
this couple said i do in the village instead. the bride was a bit nervous because of the continuing aftershocks but the ceremony went on without a hitch. searching for a killer in an ivy league campus. two students were stabbed outside of the student union at cornell university in kate new york. this happened yesterday morning. both of the students were stud -- both were students from ithaca. one died. and the other was flown to hospital in syracuse. hundreds of op before that stabbing. federal safety inspectors are till trying to find out what caused an engine to fail in a southwest airlines flight. the plane was heading from new orleans to orlando on saturday but made an emergency landing in pensacola, florida. in these pictures, you can see the damage done to this engine. passengers say they heard a big boom and then the oxygen mask dropped from the ceiling. >> i thought it was an attack and that the plane was going
almost, like, capsized on the other side. >> reporter: 99 passengers and five crewmembers were on board. no one was hurt. texas woman is hoping her simple invention could prevent a tragedy. take a look at that contraption. a series of clips and bungees and bells designed to stop someone from leaving a child on the car. the driver will latch the contraption from the driver's door to the back door to prevent the driver from leaving the car without checking the back seat. the woman who designed it says children dying after being left in hot cars. she is now waiting to hear back about a patent that she filed on the device. family and friends are back together in connecticut after 11 months apart. 65 connecticut national guard soldiers came home to an emotional reunion on friday after nearly a year away. the group from groton conducted rotary wing maintenance. the soldiers say being reunited with family is an
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