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99% of bad breath germs so you can feel 100% in life. bring out the bold?. now at 6:00, fire fighters not ruling arson after building in a local downtown go up in flames. this morning, businesses are vowing to rebuild as a dozen people look for some place to live. a community mourning the loss of a former high school football star killed in a car crash. in just a few hours, his friend heads to court facing troubling charges. the cousin of a nba superstar shot and killed while pushing her baby in a stroller. the calls for change from dwyane wade and why city leaders say this is a much
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surround former congressman anthony weiner. more inappropriate photos of himself surfacing including one that shows his son. >> complete new england coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody. just after 6:00 on this monday morning. it is august 29. hope your morning is you off to a great start. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: a i am sara underwood. the last monday in august which is so hard to believe towns are heading back to school including framingham, worcester and peabody. fox25 meteorologist shiri spear is here. and shiri, the calendar says summer is -- is ending but going to be a hot one. >> shiri: someone forget to tell mother nature. it will be hot and humid. wear the short sleeves. 67 degrees. notice we have clouds -- sag into the area. chances are you say dry but a
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in worcester kids are heading back 8 a.m., 74. 10 a.m., 79. by lunchtime, 81. kids coming home from school will find a lot of lower 80s in worcester with the sunshine. boston warms up a little more. so we have upper 80s in town. and we start clearing out again by i think early afternoon. you are going to see things turning brighter and brighter and there is a potential for a quick morning spritz. afternoon clearing from north to south and highs 84 to 92. i will break down somef hot spots coming up. julie grauert is up now with live drive time traffic and information on a new accident. >> 28 southbound as approach the braintree split. overall volume light. but not having a huge impact on our drive times as we shift route 1 wide open. volume building as you acoach somerville. zakim bridge, things moving and the zakim and leverett just fine. 3 minutes on route 1 from 128
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21 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. new this morning, right now crews remain on 9 scene of this fire on lafayette street in lawrence. the red cross says they are helping three people who are living in this 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 en gulf a building in downtown south bridge destroying two businesses and an apartment complex. investigation continues to determine how the fire started and fire fighters say they can't rule out that someone sparked it intentionally. fox25's michael henrich is live in southbridge. and michael, we saw police still on the scene there early this morning. >> police and fire fighters still on the scene right now in fact. it is impacting traffic here in the area of central and main streets with one of the lane close toast this large brick building that caught fire still roped off, and it
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going on here. a huge disruption to the people's lives who lived and worked in that building. this video shot by a woman evacuated from her home shows the flames shooting out of the top floors of a large brick building. over on central and main streets in southbridge. >> they come in and told me that i had to get out. that there was a fire in the alley. so, you know, you have to get out right now. >> reporter: maria colon had earned her salon on the first >> i am very, very hurt. and i want to tell all my clients that i don't know how we are going to do it, but they can call me, and see what we can do. because i lost everything in there. >> reporter: the fire department says the fire also displaced 12 to 15 people who live in apartments upstairs. what's more, hours later about a half mile away, fire fighters put out another fire
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displaced ten families there. the fire marshal is investigating. arson and a possible connection between the two fires have not been ruled out. and still on scene, it is very much an active investigation. we are working to bring you the latest on not only this fire, but the one a half mile away. as soon as we get word on a possible connection or cause, we, of course, will bring that that you now. live at southbridge, michael henrich, fox25 news. teen will face a judge because of an accident that killed one of his friends. a vigil for austin robbins, a former lunenburg high school football star who died in the crash. joseph c afp is being charged with motor vehicle homicide under the i influence of alcohol. driving two of his friends home from a house party in fitchburg when he lost control of his car and hit several frees in lunenburg. we know the identities of
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john griffin stabbed rewe can beck ca griffin with a knife outside of his home. he then used the same knife on himself. police say that the couple divorced in 1990 but rebecca would often help john with his errands. the couple is survived by his sons. 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 a request for an insglungs suffolk superior court. under the program, 100 officers are being forced to wear body cameras. it is scheduled to begin on friday. the a hearing on the case will be set in the next few days. 6:06. boston duck tours said it will be reviewing the action of one of its drivers that left a boat without a roof. the incident happened yesterday when the first-year driver was sent on a detour off of beacon street. the new route went under the
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bridge which ripped off the roof of the boat and damaged the ladder. no one was injured in the crash. the company said duck boats do not usually travel on storrow drive. 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. father and son docked just from the coast of hingham where they went to camp overnight. the camp ranger alerted them what happened that the lightning ferry jetted away from the dock. we spoke to the dad over the phone. >> his propeller sunk my boat. we obey all the rules and we don't expect our boat to be sunken by a ferry blasting awat from the dock like he did. >> reporter: michael slade confirmed he was in touch with boston harbor cruises and may agree to pay for the damages. they were relieved because a tow of a nature will cost
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will bring out a diver this morning to try to recover any belongings from slade's boat. the largest lbgt publication is standing tall against vandals. the rainbow times unveiled a new newspaper. last week the box was destroyed in what police are calling a hate crime. police say it was likely fireworks that caused the explosion inside the box. they are currently still looking for the vandals. today a funel mississippi last week, the suspect in the clays head to court. one of the nuns paula merrill is a native of stoneham. she and sister margaret held was stabbed in their home last week. the suspect rodney sanders is scheduled to be arraigned on murder charge. he has confessed to the killings but has not been given a motive for the attack. eight minutes after 6:00, donald trump plans to deliver
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this wednesday. the speech will take place in arizona. it comes as trump appears to be changing his tone on the key campaign issue. supporters say they still plan to build a wall on the border of mexico but may be moving away from plans to support all 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country and said instead they are focusing on a small segment of immigrants. >> on day one, we will begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country >> gene: thump planned to deliver the immigration speech in colorado but delayed it in order to work on the details of his new proposal. the republican calling on hillary clinton to release detailed records about her medical history. trump said both candidates should do that and in a tweet, he said we have no problem doing that. trump and supporters like rudy giuliani have repeatedly questioned clinton's health but offered little proof to explain why. doctors from each candidate have said each is fit to serve.
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hillary clinton is 68. a scary situation at a major airport is being called a false alarm. police received reports of gunshots at los angeles international airport. flights were grounded and part of a terminal was evacuated and in a video, you can see passengers walking back to a secure area. after a massive search, police say there was not a shooting just a bunch of loud noises. the airport is back open. new this morning, former new york congressman anthony trouble once again. while his wife has been traveling the country campaigning for hillary clinton. he allegedly has been secretariesing with another children. new pictures and text messages sent by weiner and published in the "new york post" he has been talking to the woman he calls "a friend" since january of last year. one of the most controversial pictures is him in his underwear with his son cuddled up to him in bed. he resigned from congress
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good morning, on the expressway northbound. we jumped into double digits. up to 20 minutes as you head from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. shiri. >> a temp of 71 in boston. not much of a warm-up by 7 a.m. we are going to see a lot of clouds thickening up basically in the next couple hours. chances are you stay dry in the city. do have a couple of areas at risk of getting some sprinkles. i will break it down with futurecast next. recovery efforts continue as communities in italy pick up their earthquake. still ahead at 6:30, what prosecutors say could have attributed to the high death toll and devastating damage. six scientists have come back to earth -- well, sort of. the mars simulation that will help nasa send people to the red planet. the u.s. open starts today in new york city.
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. as the murder of a basketball star's family member continues to send shock waves throughout the country, police announce arrests in the case. fox25's daniel miller is in the control room with more on why many leaders are saying this is just part of a much bigger problem. >> reporter: yeah, gene. chicago bulls star dwyane wade's cousin was shot and killed pushing her baby in a stroller. chicago officials are calling for change. one of the men arrested in her death was released from prison two weeks before the shooting. arrested in the shooting death of chicago bulls dwyane wade's cousin. darren and darwin sorrells are facing first-degree murder charges. both are documented gang members and on parole for previous gun charges. >> this reprehensible acts of gun violence is how we treat offenders in the city of chicago. when will enough be enough. >> reporter: 32-year-old
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she was pushing her newborn in a troll irnear an elementary school. >> she wasn't aware that her short life would stand as an example for what is a clear failure in the criminal justice system here in chicago. just another mother to -- 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 to address the issue in a comprehensive way. >> daniel: according to the chicago tribune. 455 homicides in chicago already this year. compare that to the 490 murders in chicago when in the 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.
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cousin was not the intended target of the shooting. her baby was not hurt and is being cared for by family independence. of course we will continue to follow any new developments out of chicago when we get them. in the control room, daniel miller, fox25 news. one of new york city's biggest events of the year begins with heavy security. more than 1 million fans are expected at the u.s. open tennis tournament in queens. this year police have added an extra layer of fence around the grounds to protect against possible car bombs and other and a private security force of 300 have been hired. this is in response to recent terror attacks across europe. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. good morning, everyone. still waiting for this accident to clear on 128 southbound. seeing a little bit of a backup near route 37, and just minor right now. also seeing things start to low down on 95 in that elbow as you approach 128.
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-- down 93 south approaching somerville. the zakim bridge is lightly out of focus and the zakim and the leverett connector just fine. 22 minutes on the expressway 31 minutes from 495 to the leverett connector. 11 minutes on 128 northbound from the westwood area to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, i like what you are saying as far as tonight leaving those windows open for the natural air conditioning. >> julie: doesn't always so levels may be a problem, but the comfortable air will come into your heart. pollen levels are going to be really high here. at least through the workweek. ragweed in the lead. i know i am feeling it too. i have the itchy eyes. i have got the sneezing. i think it is time to fulfill my prescription there. we have good rain. and we will need to wash the pollen out. a lonely sprinkle with passing clouds.
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71 in manchester, new hampshire. norwood, take a peek down there and waking up to 70 degrees. clouds will be on the increase this morning. they stay pretty thick through noontime and then we clear on out. but during these morning hours, let's go ahead and watch for one or two drops of rain. 99% of will you stay dry. 8 a.m., 74. 10 a.m., 79. and upper 80s to even lower 90s expected today. bring very much in the way of wet weather here. i mentioned a slight risk. there you go. clouds get thicker here at 9 a.m. that is probably when we have the best shot of getting one or two proposals in that. futurecast is keeping things dry. the clearing takes over from north to south and brightening up north of the pike and later into the afternoon to really get that sunshine back in play in southeastern massachusetts. it is going to be hottest there. it is going to be the most humid there.
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sunshine and i have a feeling the windows will be up and the ac will be on. we have 90 in plymouth. 91 in bridgewater. lower 90s in new bedford and brockton. even upper 80s over the cape in hyannis and the vineyard 83 degrees. hull, 83. 90 in brockton and coming close in norwood as well. upper 80s in boston, lowell, bedford, framingham. kids going back to school there. a hot one. i am sure the fans will going strong. 83 in 85 in milford, new hampshire. low temperatures tonight back into the 50s for most of you. 64 in boston but because the humidity drops, that is where the comfort comes into play and we have got lower 80s at the coastline tomorrow. middle 80s further inland. a couple of things we are watching for the united states. tropical depression 8 which is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm and move toward the coast of north carolina and another one that is expected to become a tropical storm affecting florida here as we move toward the end of the week.
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in fact both of those systems swing out into the atlantic when they are done. a couple of things that we are watching, 80s this week. 88 on wednesday with a chance of overnight showers into thursday morning. we clear out and temperatures drop friday, saturday and sunday. morning temps in the 50s. highs in the 70s. feeling a little bit like fall. back to you, guys. 6:21. a doctor that fought the ebola virus. he is looking to pay it
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it can be only flown during the day. there is a waver -- a waiver for businesses that need use drones at times and heights that don't meet these regulations. 3,000 businesses have received these type of waivers for drones. also night, the video music awards and some u.s. owe limb pee man ins -- olympians made an appearance. check this out a snapchat from kim kardashian. with the reality show. biles said once she got to meet kim, she was going to send her daughter north some gymnastic leotards. the five got to meet beyonce. >> julie: cool. >> sara: check out the reaction when they all got a hug from queen b. gabby douglas was not there. in the hospital with an infection. >> julie: the perks of
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lives and how it has changed. people they get to meet. beyonce, huge. >> julie: huge. "tonight show" jimmy fallon took time to poke fun at ryan lochke robbery story. here he is dressed like the swimmer. he looks like him with the white hair before the hair turned green. fallon introducing the nominees for best video of the year. he couldn't tell which was the best even with a gun to his head which is a pla story that lochke told. michael fell hops is good friend with lochke was in the audience taking a picture and cracking up. >> sara: do you think lochke has some regret. >> julie: i would hope so, but he is going on "dancing with the stars." aa moving and dancing and doing other things. >> julie: making the best of it. speaking of swimming, a moderate risk of rip currents for most of our beaches and
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be careful in the water. 09 in plymouth. 87 in marblehead and 86 in 09 in plymouth. 87 in marblehead and 86 in hampton . a woman hopes her new invention will help prevent tragedies. new the next hour, the contraption that could help a parent not leave their child in a hot car. a teenager will be in court because of a drunk driving crash t this. is. everything. honey bunches of oats. it's all of this, this, this, and this.
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complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: and next at 6:30, a live look at boston. some scattered showers on the radar here and there this morning, but the rest of the day, it is going to be hot and humid. >> gene: we talked earlier about some townsending kids back to school. a lot of other cities and
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>> gene: really sticky and uncomfortable for a lot of those kids. uncomfortable for a lot of those kids. >> sara: . >> shiri: that's what i am thinking. a lot of fan action to cool kids down. starting off with clouds that will slow down to a certain degree. the warm-up this morning. kids in worcester going back to school. 67 degrees. it is short sleeves from the get go this morning. 66 in rindge new hampshire. 68 in londonderry, new hampshire. reading at 70. natick at 68. we have the clouds really just arriving in boston. the thicker clouds that is. still seeing a little more sunshine in brockton and mansfield. 70 degrees in sandwich and 8 on the vineyard. here is your day planner for today. clouds increasing now. at noontime, 84 degrees. going to be muggy and look at the temperatures for the kids, up around 88 degrees today. we will see clearing skies and we will time out the improvements and take you to some of the hotter towns and cities. julie grauert with live
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>> julie: shiri, a medical emergency on the worcester train. delays in the 5:45 and 5:15 inbound and outbound trains. something to consider. double check that web site before heading out. average speeds on the expressway 13 miles per hour. as we shift in order, things are starting to slow down slightly on 93 south. live drive times. 17 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 25 minutes on the expressway. 36 minutes on 93 south from andover to the leverett connector. back checking out top stories now. we are keeping an eye on two fires in southbridge. fire fighters are not ruling out arson as a cause for a six-alarm fire that destroyed a building in the city's downtown. several businesses and a rooming house on main treat was destroyed. luckily no one was hurt. overnight, fire fighters in lawrence will be battling a house fire on lafayette street. it started before 2:00 this morning.
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there to find some place to stay. a 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. stephanie, last night the lunenberg will hold a vigil for the high school football player who was killed. >> yes, an extremely emotional time. many of his high school friends remembering him fondly. a wonderful person who was larger than life. police say one of his friends, the wheel in the crash. again, he will be here in court later on this morning. one of his best friends was killed in that crash and another was injured. 18-year-old austin robbins also known as aj died early saturday morning. the father of surviving passenger 19-year-old john mcneff said all three teenagers were the best of friends. the teens were driving back from a house party in fitchburg when he crashed on
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the 19-year-old is being held on adds 10,000 bail, charged with motor vehicular homicide while driving under the influence of alcohol. last night, hundreds gathered on the football field at lunenburg high school to remember robbins who played on the football team. >> he was a great kid. he always put a smile on people's faces. >> i will miss aj. known him since the third grade, you know. since -- just an all-around great kid, you know. they were always either at the courts or playing football or doing something in -- in the street here. >> reporter: again, just an incred me emotional time for everyone. robbins graduated just this past year from lunenburg high school. and in fitsburg, i am stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. a verdict is expected today for the nashua woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter.
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her daughter brielle died after suffering broken ribs, multiple bruises and brain damage november of 2014. first blamed the injuries on a fall and then changed her story and accused her e x, the girl's father. she faces years in prison if convicted. the leader of eastern canadian provinces today. the group meets every year to discuss issues ranging from energy needs energy needs to new technology. the conference officially opened last night. governor baker welcomed the nine new england governors and the leaders of those canadian areas with a dinner and reception. the 40th annual conference. the local doctor who survived the deadly ebola virus plans to raise hundred to fight another disease. sacra will ride his bike around the money also be used
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liberia. he had flown to nebraska with an experimental treatment to save his life. a man is pulled from the train tracks moments before a train cruises by. the heroic save by a police officer all caught on camera. a heartfelt homecoming for men and women overseas. the long-awaited reunion for a new england couple about to get married. an unusual site at a beach. an unusual site at a beach. the plit are among the best in the country. our charter schools are public, and we have longer school days with more personal attention. we have a proven record of helping students in underperforming areas succeed. announcer: question 2 will expand charter school access and result in more funding for public education. every parent should be able to choose the public school that's best for their child. announcer: vote yes on question 2.
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we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. good morning, everyone. we want to update on the framingham, worcester line that i am telling you about in the last report. we have a medical emergency result. we arere running 15 to 25 minutes late from the framingham train 50 8 and worcester 502 and 50 the expressway at 27 minutes. shiri. i have got a temperature right now at 71 in boston. you see the clouds are starting to thicken up here. we have got several towns and cities going back to school, framingham, worcester, revere, peabody and temps right now 68 to 72 degrees. short sleeves a good idea. i want to be super safe, you can pack an umbrella. most of will you skip that need. for the drive home from school today for those kids, look how hot it is. 84 to 90. sunglasses.
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out for good coming up. gillette stadium vendors estimate that more than 1500 cowboy hots were sold in preparation for this year's country fest. that is enough hats to line the entire gillette football field nearly four times. it is estimated that 110,000 fans were in attendance friday and saturday for the kenny chesney and miranda lambert concerts. the crowd was calmer compared to last year. only 41 on friday. we are waiting to hear about saturday, and last year, almost 200 people were arrested over the two nights. and an usual sight you might say 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 as part of a worldwide protest called go topless day. one woman said despite what
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shocking. >> about equality and choice. we are not doing anything different than any of these guys are doing >> 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. >> people not too worried about taking pictures. a lot of selfies going on there. late night for red sox fans taking a turn for the worst. hosting the kansas city royals. sunday night baseball and david orti strong. he is remarkable in the fourth. the 31st home run of the year. he will take the lead in the fifth and kansas city puts up a snowman and i knee from my golf game. in the 6th inning eight runs on six hits. a big blow. a three-run triple. win it 10-4. tox will host tampa at fenway. update new york celebrating a return for the little league champions. this morning the kids from new york which is just outside of
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2-1 in yesterday's final. the united states first little league world title since 2011. finished undefeated a perfect 24 and 0. so congratulations to them. quite the scene when they return home. >> sara: the parents must sob proud. a huge fire under investigation and donald trump promising a major announcement this week. plus the vma moment that everybody is talking about. the buzz around this awkward embrace between rhianna and and happening today, school administrators will discuss the fate of a high
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you are getting us up to the minute on all of our top stories. >> live in fitchburg where a lunenberg teen faces charges in a car crash that killed his friend. fox25 is live in south bridge where police are on the scene of a large fire that destroyed two businesses and apartments yesterday, michael. >> reporter: in fact two different buildings ended up catching fire hours apart yesterday. and fire investigators are going to be back on scene this morning trying work through the details either happened to be arson. they haven't ruled that out and whether the two fires might be connected. we want to show soul of the video shot by someone who lives nearby ended up getting evacuated from her home and caught the flames. video of the flames shooting out of rooftops of this large brick building on central and main street here in the heart of southbridge. just hours later, fire fighters put out another fire this one on benefit street
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families got displaced over on benefit street and 12 to 15 people ended up displaced here. the state fire marshal is investigating. we are working to get an update for you on whether arson is involved here. and whether these two cases are officially connected. as soon as we get that for you, we will bring that to you. also in the next 15 minutes, hear from a woman that ran a salon in this building for 30 plus years and talks about her need now to rebuild. live in south bridge, henrich, fox 25 news. i am stephanie coueignoux live in fitchburg this morning where a teenager will appear in court after police say that he drove drunk killing one teenager and injuring another. police say early saturday morning, 19-year-old joseph cap last control of his car and two of his friends were in the car. 18-year-old austin robbins known as aj was killed.
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injured. the they have been best friends since elementary school and they were driving home from a house pyre. hundreds of people gathered at a vigil to honor robbins. charged with motor vehicle homicide under the influence of alcohol. he is set to appear in court later on today. in fitchburg, stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news is. donald trump plans to deliver a major speech on immigration the speech will take place in arizona. it comes as trump is changing his tone on the key campaign issue. supporters say he still plans to build a wall on the boarder from mexico but may be moving away from plans to impart all 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country instead focusing on those with a criminal record. monday morning, brand-new workweek is here and really wrap up the summer, hard to believe. >> some kids go back to school
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next couple of days. >> shiri: it will be hot, humid and uncomfortable in some of the classrooms in worcester and framingham or revere or peabody. dew points in our 60s. the good news is tomorrow so much more comfortable out there. dropping dew points. even going to be crisp -- yes, crisp when you wake um tomorrow morning. not the case this morning. warm, humid conditions in place up ahead of this cold front. this cold front is what what boston area and also bringing in a slight risk for a quick little spritz this morning. most of us will stay dry, by 8 a.m., i have got temperatures in the middle 70s here. some lower 70s back out through worcester, and the clouds are kind of the dominant feature here in our forecast early on. by 10 a.m., we are starting to clear out in southern new hampshire. we have temperatures at about 80 degrees. noontime comes along. we have low, we have mid-80s. that clearing line passing across worcester.
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still probably a mix of sun and clouds at noontime in the city and eventually those clearing skies over southeastern mass. the longest for the cold front to pass over southeastern mass. the spot that gets the hottest this afternoon. the drive home from work right here at 5 p.m. also going to be very warm out there. high makes it to 88 degrees in boston and beverly. 90s in plymouth and norwood. providence, rhode island as well. upper 80s from lawrence to fitchburg. 8 and go with the mid-80s over the cape this afternoon. temperatures tonight will fall back into the 50s and 60s. this is great news because of dropping dew points as well. this is what is causing things to be so much more refreshing by the time you wake up tomorrow. i should also mention that late this afternoon, this evening and overnight, we will get a couple of gusts up around 20 miles per hour. you might notice that wind as well. tomorrow's highs lower 80s at the coastline. middle 80s a little further inland. speaking of the coast, we have got temperatures today at our
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we have got that elevated risk of rip currents, waves 2 to 5 feet. this is because the tropics are getting quite active this time of year which is perfectly normal and hurricane gaston. even though we are 1,000 miles away able to create waves that hit us here on the east coast and create that risk of rip currents. hurricane gaston is not a threat to us here. moving off to the east. we do have a couple of items that we will break down half an hour that are going to be impacting the coast of player in our own local forecast. 88 today with just a slight risk of a spot shower this morning. clearing this afternoon. nice and bright at 82 degrees. upper 80s and higher humidity back on wednesday that will help to -- to stir up a couple of spotty showers late wednesday into early thursday. and then we clear out. lows ins. highs in the 70s on friday, saturday and sunday and will feel like fall. over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic because things are starting to
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commute will feel a little more like fall too. buses are back on the roads. right now on the expressway, average speeds 13 miles per hour as you head from the braintree split to columbia road. route 1 in saugus right around main street tarting to slow down. we have had relief on route 1 for the past few weeks. 93 south sluggish around route 60. a live look at the zakim where traffic is starting to slow down since the last time we checked in on this shot 10 minutes ago. live drive times. 22 minutes on route 1 from settle 38 minutes on 93 south. 32 minutes from peabody to the area of the weston tolls. back to you. today framingham school administrators will meet to discuss the fate of the high school football program after a bizarre rash of injuries. fox25's daniel miller joins us now. and daniel, one woman thinks the field is to blame. >> daniel: yeah, sara. the entire team suffered blisters on their hand because
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the players suffered those blisters with a drill that involves contacts between hair hands and the team's synthetic field. the question is the excessive heat from the field to blame? one woman thinks so. we took this heat gun on an 80-degree day to see how hot the field was. in the shade the field was 10 degrees warmer but out in the sun, the field was approaching 150 degrees. in 2014, tracy stewart raised concerns of the from fields in medway. >> i know products to put sheets in to protect your bottom of the feet. if that is something that we have to do as a protective layer for our children, then something is done. >> daniel: the field's condition is also a concern. framingham high's synthetic field is about 15 years old and the school has been trying for three years to get funds for a replacement. last night we got this statement from the district acting superintendent and says placing coaches on
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and shouldn't be seen as punishment. the district went on to say it considers both the safety of students and rights of employees when investigating incidents like this. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 morning news. san francisco 49ers quarterback cap cap cap -- colin kepernick will continue to sit down. in an interview he said he cannot show pride in the country that suppresses people of he mentioned the death of minorities at the hands of police officers. the quarterback has received widespread criticism from across the country, but he does not plan to stop any time soon. >> when there is significant change and i feel like that flag represents what it is supposed to represent, and this country is representing people the way that they are supposed to, i will stand. >> gene: the nfl encourages players to stand for the national anthem but they are not required to. recovery efforts in italy
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a deadly earthquake. rescue workers are combing through the rubble making hour this they find hope for survivors. prosecutors in italy are bowing to open a criminal investigation into the damage the quake caused. it was breaking during the newscast yesterday morning. officials want to know if the buildings in the hardest-hit towns were up to code. one prosecutor said the death toll cannot be just considered a work of faith. so far 291 people are confirmed dead, and over the weekend, the funerals ban thousands more people remain in makeshift camps. despite the devastation, one couple did not change their plans to marry over the weekend. supposed to get married in a church right in the heart of the quake zone, but the building was too damaged for the ceremony and this couple said "i do" in the village plaza instead. the bride was a bit nervous because of the continuing aftershocks and the ceremony went on without a hitch. police are searching for a killer on an ivy league
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outside of the student union in ithaca, new york. this happened early yesterday morning. both of the students were students at kate college. one a 19-year-old sophomore from new york city died and another was from syracuse. hundreds had attended a rally at the student union. a woman is hoping that her simple invention could stop. a contraption of bungees, clips and bells to stop someone in the car. latch it from the driver's door to the back door to prevend the driver from leaving before checking the back seat. she was inspired after hearing about children around the country dying while being left in hot cars. >> it is about the devastation the parents must feel after they lose a child. >> now the woman says she is getting positive feedback from police and fire fighters. she is waiting to hear back from a patent she filed on the device.
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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 while overseas. the soldiers say being reunited is an emotional experience. >> extremely thrilled and excited. talking somebody through, you know, behind a korean different than holding them, presence. >> sara: the group was stationed in kuwait and afghanistan during their time away. >> gene: i can watch them all day. >> sara: the hugs must feel so incredible. >> gene: we welcome them home. 6:56. an overnight scare grounds flights at an airport. the chaos at lax that caused a false alarm. a duck boat crashes into a bridge in another crash in boston. coming up at 7:00, what forced a boat to drive on a road it normally would not travel
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weather. 30-minute ride from peabody to the weston tolls. shiri. >> shiri: a slight risk of a
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