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now at 4:30. parts of our area remain under a tropical storm warning as areas are getting hit with some wind. we will tell where you they are moving next. and hermine spent the weekend climbing the east coast leaving death and destruction in her wake. we will take a look at the hardest-hit areas and the man in charge of preserving safety now on the other side law. the accusations that has a framingham state officer facing charges and banned from campus. >> announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now, this is the fox25
>> daniel: good morning, 4:30 on this monday, september 5, the labor day holiday. i am daniel miller. many people are moving their labor day plans indoors as they brace for the effects of what was tropical storm hermine. let's get right over to our storm tracker weather center right now to find meteorologist jason brewer standing by with the rain moving in, jason. >> jason: right now i am watching hermine to the south. it will stay just off of our coastline but building the seas. we are seeing the dangerous rip currents a 70-mile-per-hour winds in there. it is moving northward and getting closer to our coast and it is actually going to bend back to the west as we get into tomorrow. so the good news is, i do expect some weakening of this that will encounter cooler water and looks like it will stay just offshore and move away late in the week. let's focus on right now. there is nantucket. the rain, the heavier showers 20 miles away from that island. so over the next hour and a half, we will begin to see
nantucket. and you can see the thunderstorm warnings in effect for the cape, the island and out coast and seeing wind gusts 45 to 50 miles per hour. a look hour by hour at 7 a.m., a look at some of the stronger showers come ashore. a couple of tropical storm gusts on nantucket spreading from the vineyard, the cape into the middle part of the day today. an hour by hour increase in the wind speeds, and, again, the cape and islands and the south coast where most concerned through midday, through the a then tonight, winds gradually subside. i think tuesday looks to be breezy but not a wind damage concern. no more warnings then. showers coming in through 7 a.m. down to the island and then by noon, a few showers could affect the greater boston area. you see these bands of heavier showers interrupting plans as we go south and eastward into the afternoon. the forecast, a dry start. turning breezy. the chance of rain planning
next few days continuing into tuesday, daniel. as hermine continues to move in, the coast guard is preparing for any emergencies they may are to respond to. crews spent yesterday monitoring wind conditions offshore an talking to local authorities about safety plans. they urge voters to dock their boats and take precautions that are going out into the water. high winds and rough surf are a serious threat to boaters, swimmers and surfers prepare for hermine's impact, it has been wreaking havoc up the coast. reed binion looks at the damage the storm has been causing since making landfall friday. >> right now i urge people to be careful. listen to your -- your lifeguard. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie warning of the lingering dangers from post tropical cyclone, hermine.
feeling the effect of hermine as it meanders up the eastern seaboard. by sunday night the storm is moving out to sea. east of maryland where they are warning residents not to be fooled by the improvements in weather. >> the sky looks sunny, the rain goes away but the rip currents -- following events like this are our biggest concern because people think it is avenue to go back in and that's really where it is most dangerous. >> reporter: around midnight. new york city was cancelled but active for connecticut coastline, a concern highlighted by the state's governor. >> a possibility that there could -- i repeat, there could be significant challenges but not limited to loss of power, flooding and transportation issues. >> reporter: one person died in north carolina saturday amid high winds from hermine. and a falling tree killed a man in florida as the storm approached. though officials have not determined if the storm was the cause. i am reid binion reporting.
hermine moves our way. now is the time to download the fox25 weather app. real-time updates on hermine's path, winds and where the heaviest winds will hit. the place to turn to if you lose power. a free download. a mechanical problem causes a boat to run aground in the cape. fire fighters in sandwich help two people on a boat. it ran aground just after midnight. according to the cape cod times, the owner got in the water the fire department in sandwich says that the boat isn't leaking any fuel. and a pair of rescues off the coast of rhode island over the weekend. the coast guard says two adults and a child were on board a boat that capsized in greenwich bay. all three were safley rescued and brought ashore. the coast guard rescued five people to a boat that ran out of fuel near block island. this morning a police officer at framingham state university is off the job and facing several charges.
committing a lewd act while on campus and also charged with witness intimidation. the officer is on administrative leave and has banned from the school. for the third week -- for the third time, that is, this week, a bank robbery suspect avoids local police trying to chase them down. this is the picture of a suspect during the robbery at the commerce bank in west boylston. left the scene on a black motorcycle. yesterday, police in marlborough spotted the suspect and the bike, but he raced off at high speeds eventual berlin. >> there has been several spotings of this motorcycle with the suspect on it, and pursuit was called off due to high speeds self-times this week so do not want to endanger the public >> the suspect left the gas station on foot. he is considered armed and dangerous but did not show a weapon during the robbery. 4:36 right now. boston police officers are forced to jump from the roof of a building while chasing an intruder in the north end.
from residents on thatcher and north martin street and said a man was on the roof and trying to break in. eventually officers spotted the man and gave chase. they jumped from one building to the other and captured the suspect. a 24-year-old man from new york inside another apartment. police now say a dorchester man was drunk when he hit and killed a woman in mattapan. a 46-year-old boston woman was killed walking along wharton street late saturday night. police say 39-year-old anthony buchanan involved, and he stopped briefly before taking off. he turned himself in around 1 a.m. yesterday. he is due in court tomorrow for motor vehicle homicide and other charges. happening now, the white house says they will keep working with russia to reach a cease-fire agreement in syria. secretary of state john kerry and russia's foreign minister has met for the last two days at the g-20 summit in china
but so far both sides are far apart. they are working on a deal to end the five-year-old civil war in syria. russia accused syria's dictator assad. four bombs hit government and military targets across the war-torn country. we are less than a week out from a somber university for our nation. sunday will mark 15 years since 9/11. the image of that day everyone remembers is the twin towers falling. us inside one of the other attacks on that day. 9/11 inside the pentagon show us what happened inside of one of our country's most secretive buildings. >> i kind of thought out loud and i said, it's coming here. it is going to hit us. >> daniel: 125 people were killed in the attack on the pentagon. 9/11 inside the pentagon airs tomorrow night on pbs. four planes were used to carry out the 9/11 attacks.
a new exhibit is on display in terminal e, the international terminal, showcasing memorials around the country. feature the groundzero memorial plus the flight 93 pennsylvania and pentagon memorials. the exhibit will be on display through the anniversary of of the attacks. the greater boston labor council labor day breakfast will be held at the park plaza hotel. this year's speaker marty walsh and attorney maura healy. discussions about charter school expansion, mbta job cuts and service workers who are looking for a new contract. the event is held he year as a way to promote labor issues in the area. this morning, osha crews are still trying to determine what caused an accident at the longwood medical area that killed a construction worker. police tell fox25 a worker was trying to take a crane apart sunday when something went wrong. police would not say whether
a death investigation continues in new hampshire. a 38-year-old woman was found shot in her dumbarton home. has been identified as wendy t+ epp a beloved kindergarten teacher in the school district. support systems are in place for teachers and students as they prepare to start the school year tomorrow. but the principal of glen lake school say her death will not be discussed with her young students. principa explain we leave it to you as parents and guardians to address that if and how you see fit. police have not released any information about a possible suspect or motive in her death. a driver and an antique car slammed into house in newburyport. the driver of the 1937 ford headed to the hospital after the crash but is going to be okay. the home on spotford street suffered quite a bit of damage
police are still working to determine why the driver lost control. the state plans to add more signs to warn drivers of height limits on storrow and memorial drives. we have seen moving trucks, tractor-trailers and even a duck boat hit the overpass in the past. there are already signs warning of the height limitations. officials are looking to put up signs directly on the overpass. 4:41 right now. another busy day of co fox25 was there as an inspectal services and the fire department spoke with students and checked departments over the weekend. inspectors have been very busy ever since fire in allston last week gutted self-student apartments. city inspectors say you should contact them if you notice any safety has national guard your apartment. >> we are here to help them. the more they call us, the movings information to do
our students and all of our residents as well. >> daniel: officials urge students with any questions to call 311 or use the city's 311 app. first time in three years, massachusetts taxpayer also not be getting a tax cut. in 2015 and 2016, everyone got a mandatory .5% income tax cut. state revenue officials say the state haven't brought in enough tax dollars so the income tax rate will stay where it is. it was tabled once before, bu the second time is the charm. the new plan in the works that would add a tax. plus a local barbershop making sure kids start the school year off right.everyone was, like, very scared >> the community effort that gave hundreds of kids free makeovers. and awaiting the latest advisory from the national hurricane center. i can tell you hurricane hunters are right now still finding powerful winds off our coastline.
a local barber is helping kids start the school year off right. he organized a now annual event to make sure they have fresh look and supplies. fox25's kerry cavanaugh visited the mattapan shop where a team of volunteers spent a busy sunday. >> reporter: meticulous barbers buzzing. >> a big day for all of us.
important clientele. >> right now i am doing a flatiron. i already pressed her. >> reporter: those clients began lining up outside of mattapan's finest barbers. >> i see the look on these girls' faces when i am done, that's what i am looking for. >> reporter: the stylist are paid in smile as they help hundreds of kids look and feel their best as they head back to school. >> today is about helping these girls build confidence and make them feel good of gog >> self-assured. self-esteem, confident. >> reporter: the condition of instilling confidence started seven years ago. >> one day i put my daughter -- and i looked around and i see these kids. no haircuts, no curls. and i said what can i do. >> reporter: a father of six and barbershop owner jamie mitchell asked himself that simple question and since then the cuts and curls event has grown every year. >> a little conveyor belt
prepped and pressed. boys choose their styles. nail techies are outside painting nails. the big operation not lost on these young clients. >> that means that they really care and they do hard work for us. >> reporter: client like 6th grader soroya stewart who will walk out of here feeling -- >> nice, pretty. >> reporter: students also got a backpack full of supplies. so they are ready to tackle a new school year. >> the first day of school with their with their self-esteem is high. >> reporter: an entire community coming together to make that happen. >> daniel: we need more people like jamie clark. kerry kavanaugh reporting. great story. by the time yesterday's event was wrapped up, the barbershop estimated around 300 kids passed through. that was just incredible. a good chance that apple will be unveiling the newest version of its iphone this week. apple is holding its annual september launch event on wednesday. the company's invitations hint
iphone 7. the picture -- they picture a black back ground with blurryed lights, a possible nod to rumors the iphone may get an improved camera with a dual lens system. apple will likely announce release dates for the latest operating systems at that event. the red sox are in san diego for the start of a three-game series with the padres. the sox went to brilliant start by rodriguez in oakland yesterday. no hitter into the 8th until this. fall back to the mound. gets it with his foot and a runner was originally called out but called safe on replay. there goes the no hitter. game scoreless in the 9th. craig kimball walks one battle and miss places the ball in left field and that allows the winning run to score. the sox are now a game behind
this for next four weeks. the patriots on the field without tom brady, jimmy garappolo in foxborough. it was the first practice since brady started his four-game suspension at 4:30 on saturday. the pats opened their season on sunday night. in arizona. all right, i am meteorologist jason brewer awaiting the very latest from the hurricane center. this is the current a post tropical storm. the effects are the same. and it just means that it is getting some of its energy from the upper-level cold air as opposed to just the surface of the ocean. here is the track. it is getting awfully close to nantucket as we get into tomorrow and it will be weakening as it does so. i think today through the middle part of the day, that's where you will see the greatest wind impact. it will be rain even lasting into tuesday, but as far as the winds go and the seas, will finally start to subside
part of next week. we are talking about the high surf in the rip currents. that is the biggest issue with hermine all up and down the atlantic coast. strong winds and brief heavy rain coming ashore as well with this. moderate risk to be impacted by that and interrupt your plans. talk about the warnings. we have tropical storm warnings. the cape, the islands, the south coast, 45, 50-mile-per-hour gusts, and the big seas trying to build up 20 feet in our southern waters off of our islands. gh about 20 miles off of nantucket. we will zoom in and tilt it flat so we can see. i got this coming ashore through 7 a.m. so over the next hour and a half or so, kevin and little continue to watch as these heavier showers get closer and closer and conditions will be going downhill. look at the wave heights, up to 22 feet over the open atlantic. and that has been the story with this one as those swells are building our way.
island, the south coast and the island as well. temperatures as you are waking up early with us pretty comfortable. 50s to upper 40s as you get north and west of boston. mid-60s for hyannis, chatham and nantucket right now. wind speeds calm in some inland spots. running 16 to 25. cape cod and nantucket and we are getting wind gusts above 30 miles per hour on nantucket. ahead in time. each hour, i expect winds to match upward, and it will be worse, of course, south and east in those tropical storm warnings. there are those forecast gusts at 9:00 running anywhere 45 to 50 on the island. you see by mid afternoon, peaking winds, 45 to 55, cape cod, the vineyard, down to the south coast. and boston, 20 to 30-mile-per-hour gusts. nothing we certainly haven't
but still breezy. high temperatures upper 60s to the coast. low to middle 70s back inland today. the farther west you go, the better you have a chance to stay dry. let's track this with futurecast. 9:00 in the morning. the islands and cape, showers, by noontime a few of those making their way to south shore. and as we head to the late day, a better chance of pockets for heavy rain to come ashore in the greater boston area. there is a look at the rainfall. as much as an the islands in the south coast. right now it looks like a quarter to half an inch in the greater boston area. the seven-day forecast. we do heat up and dry out. we turn that corner on wednesday as hermine moves away. daniel. a big change is coming to popular picture app. the new feature unveiled by instagram that will make it look a little easier to get a better look at your favorite pictures. plus, just a man, a paddle and a giant pumpkin.
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celebrating a world record. the team and fans set a new record for largest game of catch. we reported last night the team was inviting fans on to the field after their game ended. well they needed more than 158 people to best the previous record. according to local reports, they beat the record by at least 50 people. that is not the only record set over the weekend. an easton man is celebrating a new title world pumpkin paddling champ. taking this 8-mile adventure down the taunton river and made in this 1200-plus-pound pumpkin. it started at the taunton yacht club and ended in battle cove in fall river. >> i went about five miles and my body was just -- no one else will ever be able to athey took is a 1200-pound
>> daniel: in a club all by himself. not the first foray into fruit boating. he set an unofficial world record when he made it three and a half miles in a 8 x 13 gourd. he made the journey to support agriculture and inspire future farmers. a community on edge as manhunt continues this morning. the crime spree this man is accused of committing that has police lab dangerous. plus, tropical storm hermine headed our way. fox25 has team coverage of the impacts expected as the area capital one believes your bank should work for you, not the other way around. so capital one reimagined banking... ?? with a place that feels nothing like a bank. and helpful people that talk to you...not sell to you.
cancel it all together. what the coast guard wants everyone to remember as the cape prepares for hermine. state and local police are trying to catch a suspected bank robber who is accused of taking off on a stolen motorcycle. the reason they can't get a good look at his face despite surveillance photos. and an officer who was supposed to protect a local university now banned from campus. the serious charges that officer faces this morning. >> announcer: complete new right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody. thanks for being with us this monday morning, september 5. happy labor day, by the way, i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: i am sara underwood. tropical storm hermine is creeping close they are morning. meteorologist jason brewer is is in for shiri spear this morning, and he is in the fox25 storm tracker weather center tracking the timeline for when this rain and strong winds are planning an event.