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pick up pizza and again, there were seven others hurt. tony wilson tells fox 25, he and his fiancee were among the victims that were hurt. >> my body went in shock, so just get out of there. it's really scary. fatalities around us, and fatality laying on top of me, you know, my fiancee had to move her off, and to get me out of there, and it was, you know, it was very scary. it was the scariest thing i've ever been through in my life. >> the reporter: and wilson also tells fox 25, if there is one thing he wants to tell everyone, he says, hug your loved ones, because you never know when your last day will be. in the meantime, it's still unclear when casler will be arraigned. for now, we are live in newton, malini basu, fox 25 news. the. >> mark: another big story breaking tonight at 6:00 p.m.
for allegedly sexual assaulting six elderly women with alzheimer's. >> vanessa: fox 25 has been looking in to the case for months. jacqui heinrich with the story you'll see only on fox 25. >> the reporter: mark and vanessa, we have been working on this case for months, after we received a tip, and tonight, we can tell you, 57-year-old robert mcneal of pembroke is facing several charges, multiple counts, of indecent assault and battery on a disabled person. according to the occurred over the last two years. according to court documents, that fox 25 investigates obtained, mcneal was working for care well adult day wellness center, when the alleged incidents occurred. the state police began their investigation back in july, and the crimes allegedly date back to 2014, involving patients ranging in age from their 60's to their 80's. court documents revealed mcneal is a veteran, and worked for care well transporting elderly and disabled patients to and from
he's now facing charges out of hingham and plymouth district court. we did reach out to care well for comment, but we have not heard back from them. as we understand from state police, mcneal is it no longer working for that company. we've also made attempts to reach out to him for comment, we'll continue to update this story as we learn more. for now, live in norwell, jacqui heinrich, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: bracing news about the company that runs the commuter rail. six keol >> mark: it comes one day after fox 25 investigates first reported that workers were cheating on their time sheets. fox 25's bob ward following the late breaking details. >> the reporter: fox 25 investigates has been pressing for answers from the mbta and its commuter rail contractor, keolis, on how much money was stolen from taxpayers. fox 25 first reported yesterday, keolis held disciplinary hearings last week for the workers accused of cheating on time sheets. today, keolis officials told
discovered irregular attendance and violations of the company's time card practices by a group of commuter rail workers in the mechanical department. nine commute irrail employees were maced on leave after an internal investigation. six of those workers have been fired, and final decisions are pending for the other three employees, according to keolis. now, in a statement to fox 25, keolis said in part, the actions of these individuals not only violated keolis' standards of ethics for its employees, but undermines the trust placed in taxpayers of the commonwealth of massachusetts and mbta taxpayers, and the commonwealth will not be tolerated. the mbta and keolis still have not detailed the cost to taxpayers, keolis official told fox 25 investigates, it is difficult to calculate losses from time card fraud. we also just got a statement coming from the governor's office which said in parks the taxpayers -- with taxpayers spending $1 billion each year on the mbta, the administration
carefully and should improve services for riders. i'm bob ward, fox 25 news. >> mark: tonight in berlin, the man police say terrorized the town for nearly a week has been captured. detectives tell fox 25, they arrested him in nearby westborough as we first reported over the weekend, police say the man robbed a bank in west boylston and led officers on a high-speed chase. he was considered armed and dangerous, but right now, he's sitting in a jail cell. >> vanessa: three firefighters rushed to the hospital tonight in hingham, at one point, you can see flames and thick smoke pouring out of this h street. fox 25's john monahan live at that home, and john, how are those firefighters doing tonight? >> the reporter: well, we're told they're taken to the hospital, vanessa, but theirs injuries are minor at this point. good news. let take a look at the scene. come and check out the aftermath. this is where flames earlier were pouring through the roof. you can see the burned out window. crews arrived on the scene, got this under control in a little over an hour after they have got here. but take a look at the pictures from earlier, as flames poured
the up -- stairs of this -- the upstairs of this home. a half dozen neighboring towns responded to help hingham battle the blaze. the firefighters quickly knocked down this fire, but not before three were injured. we are told the injuries are minor, as i said, two of those firefighters are from hingham, one from norwell. their fire department says people inside this home smelled smoke, hand soon after, they saw it. and that is when they called the fire department. >> there were six people in the building at the time the fire started. there was some -- they smelled some smoke, approximately 20 minutes after the initial call of smoke, they smelled smoke in the living room, evacuated the house and called 911. >> the reporter: the firefighters had to break several windows in the home. you can see the upstairs is it where most of the burned out damage is. right now, those injured firefighters were taken to south
state fire marshal is expected to be on scene, firefighters are inside, trying to make sure no more hot spots exist. the good news in all of this, the firefighters are ok. but some people, six people inside today are out of a home. live in hingham, john monahan, fox 25 news. >> mark: it has been one month since the body of a princeton jogger was found in the woods near her mother's home. tonight, vanessa marcotte's killer is out there. more than 1,000 tips have come in. today, investigators told fox 25, they are following every lead to find justice vanessa. fox 25's katherine burcham has been following the story from the very beginning and katherine, this is a somber day in princeton. >> the reporter: many folks here told us they didn't even want to talk about vanessa marcotte's death. they are sick of the media, they are sick of not knowing what happened, an they are still sick with grief. dying flowers scattered on the
a memory that has left many speechless. he remembers the horrible moment when he learned she had been killed. >> that sunday night, after, you know, all the state police are looking for her and stuff. >> the reporter: investigators say the google account manager was visiting her family for the weekend when she went for a jog on august 7th and never returned. >> they're pretty upset about all of this, and they just wish they could find someone that did it, you know, and so the family could have some just dis. that the wait for answers from investigators is not unusual. >> what they're trying to do, particularly at this stage, is to not give away information that the suspect can get a hold of. >> the reporter: whether the suspect was a stranger to vanessa or stalked her and knew her well, it's certain that in the past 30 days, he felt an enormous amount of stress. worrying that his hastily made
of the road left many clues. >> he made a mistake by committing an outdoor crime scene. can't be sure who might have seen you and be able to recognize you. >> the reporter: state police investigators with the district attorney's office have made the town hall annex behind me their temporary headquarters for the last month, but i am told that very soon, they're likely to pack it up and move on even though they'll continue to work the case. live in princeton, katherine burcham, fox 25 news. special hot line set up, the number is right here on your screen. and on our web site, fox25boston.com. >> vanessa: grief counselors are on hand at boston university tonight after a student was hit and killed by a commuter rail train. transit police tell us the 17-year-old boy's body was found on the worcester line just after midnight near the yawkey way stop in boston. foul play is not suspected. the teen's name has not been released.
china. sharman sachetti has been gathering details all day and join us at 6:30 p.m. >> mark: an effort to have body calle released a statement for all boston police officer is in the hands of a day, following two days of contentious testimony by the police department and the union. the union's president says the city violated their bargaining rights when they assigned body cameras to 100 officers, when they were supposed to go to volunteers. now, there is a war of words between the police commissioner and the union's president over the future of the program. >> cameras, our membership supports body worn cameras, our union supports body worn cameras. >> we were hoping to institute this with volunteers, but after several weeks, nobody stepped up, so i want to get this plan off the ground. >> mark: if the judge denies the union's injunction, 100 police officers will begin wearing bode cameras next thursday.
the image of the department. >> mark: jimmy gap hoe era starts on sunday, sports director tom leyden, and tom, jimmy g. has big shoes to fill, but he seems pretty cool addressing the media. >> you hope that calmness translates to the field on sunday night. garoppolo has been waiting for this day for two and a half years. tough to predict how it was going to happen or if it was going to happen, but his time to shine has come and now we will see how while he handled the media session well, he caused a stir when he referenced how things are without tom brady at practice. if he had one thing to take back in terms of exactly how he said it, this might be it. >> yes. smoother operation, i'll tell you that. it's just me and jacoby ellsbury. all the reps between the two of us now and we kind of know where we sit on that. there might be something new that we see sunday night, but we just have to react to it the
calm, cool and collected. >> life is like that when you finally get clarity, it makes things easier and this week, he is the guy in charge. now, how that carries over to game day is going to be the difference sunday night, so will the guys have any butterflies? we'll talk about that in sports. tom leyden, fox 25 sports. >> kevin: tracking the big storm in the ocean. it's weakening as it comes towards us, and i'm circling showers coming on through. i'm tracking those. >> mark: the north andover man was in college when his world his father was working at the world trade center on september 11th. >> i think of him and i smile. i don't think of him and think about -- [inaudible] >> mark: coming up, what he's doing to mark the 15 year anniversary of the terror attacks and how he's keeping his dad's memory alive. >> vanessa: a local ma'am row refused service
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after she was refused service at the coffee shop she goes to every morning. the mom of three uses a text app to order her morning coffee at the same frank dunkin' donuts. >> vanessa: one -- framingham dunkin' donuts. >> vanessa: she said it worked fine, but one day was ordered to come inside. >> the reporter: this mom told me that she's a regular at this dunkin' donuts, it's just down the street from her house, but on this visit, she was made to
busy mom jessica -- >> it's nice to meet you. >> the reporter: says she's hat her local dunkin' donuts just about every day. >> i rely on coffee a lot. >> me too. >> the reporter: jessica is deaf, she says she typically uses an app to write down her order and pulled up directly to the window, bypassing the speaker and shows the clerk the text, but on monday, jessica was refused service she stays because she didn't use its speaker and would not be served coffee unless she came inside, something with three little ones inhe but one of the worst parts is that no one came to her defense. even though workers there know she's a regular. >> none of the three people came over and told him that that wasn't ok, she's a routine customer, she's deaf, they didn't explain anything. they all just toad back and watched. >> the reporter: it's not the first time she suffered bad treatment. >> it happens enough. not every day. but too often. >> the reporter: jessica says, aside from being refused service, she's been mocked at
businesses and restaurants. >> they should expect different type of people that come in to their store and they should try to work with them. >> the reporter: jessica told me, she's one person with one voice, but she hopes her story makes a difference. >> we just want you to know that we are just like you, we're no different. we just communicate with our hands and be patient. >> the repte the restaurant's franchiseee spoke with the guests to apologize for the experience and to try to resolve the mat term. additionally, the franchiseee informs us he has terminated the crew member involved in the incident. but that's not enough. jessica told me that her hearing and deaf friends and family plan to soon place all orders the way she does, by passing the speaker and using text and every worker at that location knows how to properly treat the deaf who are patrons there. live in the control room,
uber driver is being held without bail, accused of an alarming attack. police say he sexual assaulted a umass amherst student. he allegedly approached the girl offcampus early saturday morning. the 18-year-old told her he was an uber driver and offered her a free ride. >> mark: new at circumstances p.m., video showing yesterday's hit-and-run in lowell. a 19-year-old was crossing the street with her friends when a driver of this sedan hit her and then took off. the victim has since been investigators are still searching for the driver, they say hit her. >> vanessa: also new tonight, it's happened again. another truck has crashed into the notorious e street bridge in westwood. police posted this video of a box truck, hitting the overpass, wait for it, there you see it, this morning, earlier this year, we reported the state plans to lower the road and raise the railroad track above, because the bridge has become such a problem. construction is set to begin
>> kevin: all right. that swirl to our south of what's left of hermine moving to the north and as it's been swirling around, it keeps pushing showers on shore that are moving from southeast to northwest and eventually west across southern new england. switch over to live storm tracker radar. you'll see it's coming down pretty hard in someplace ins middleboro, straddling route 44 through town. it was a heaviershore near lakeville, near 79 and ck in the attleboro to norton area, getting downpours right now, too. they are widely scattered. really not everyone will see one of these tonight, but there are a few out there. lesser showers in worcester county, been tracking these across here. they were stronger back near douglas and dudley earlier. light showers coming on through. not much to those, but that's the scene with the situation, when you have the storm spinning to our south, you can get a shower just about any time, particularly south of boston, but as the storm jogs northward,
northward. temperatures out there for dinnertime in the 70's, all across southern new england. dewpoints to match. as the temperatures match the dew point in the next few hours, drops a few degrees more, you'll get fog to develop, drizzle as well. so showers, spots of drizzle, a little bit of fog, sounds much like last night. we're still under the influence of what's left of hermine, so we've got to keep going with that forecast. now, the winds keep coming on shore, keeping temperatures generally in the 70's, burr when the sun does pop out, like you saw today and we'll see that tomorrow too, see some breaks in thcl afternoon, temperatures will zip into the 80's quickly. this time particularly to the northwest, away from the center of the circulation, which is actually going to be going very close to nantucket tomorrow. as that pushes away, it allows a front to the northwest to start to push toward us. see the heavy showers. coming through vermont and western new england. those will push in to new england thome night, late tomorrow night, a couple of showers are possible here in massachusetts, and southern new hampshire. not a big threat, but a couple of those showers will be out there, of course, i'll be tracking them for you, but once
just clears right outraged in the afternoon. sunshine, warm temperatures, and the humidity will actually starting to go down with the wind shift to the northwest. still humid out here with the southwesterly winds, but with the wind shift to the west to northwest back here, into boston, the humidity had go down gradually right through the evening. high temperatures first of all tomorrow. generally in the 70's to near 80 degrees on cape cod. farther north and west you go, the more sun you go and you're away from the center of the circulation going by, what's left of hermine. temperatures in the mid 80 for friday, a warm day. you'll see that in the seven-day forecast, but by evening, temperatures in the 80's, falling through the 70's at fenway park, jason aldean-kid rock show that will be going on tonight. here's your seven-day forecast, takes you right through the shower threat early friday, small shower threat and sunshine and warm, 88 degrees on friday, an average, 85 to 90 generally across the area and humid, it's a start, but falling humidity by evening. that sets us up for a real pleasant saturday. i'm keeping the showers out of saturday, the humidity is
look at the weekend always in view, 82 on saturday. on sunday, i've got showers in there. that's a cold front pushing toward us, still get to 80 degrees, then the showers come on through and cool us off to starter next week. despite the sunshine, only in the 70's. >> vanessa: explosions, gunfire and riots. the local city streets turned into a war zone with a little hollywood magic. >> mark: first, turning boston city hall into a winter wonderland.
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>> vanessa: tonight, there is more drama surrounding maine's controversial governor, only this time, he's the victim. >> mark: take a look at this mural that popped up on a building in portland. that's governor paul lapaige in kkk garb. the governor has been hit with accusations of racism lately, after making several comments, including targeting massachusetts about minorities and the nation's drug problems. but portland's mayor says, the mural was inappropriate, given the state's history with the klan. terror they put on this country is something we have to always remind ourselves of and make sure we never get back there. >> mural has since been covered up with messages that read, no hate. some people say it fell under free speech. it should have stayed. new at 6:00 p.m., curt schilling is getting his own radio talk show. the former red sox pitcher will have a three hour slot on the radio network on saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. the curt schilling show begins this weekend.
commandments monument will once again stand beside city hall in somersworth, new hampshire. a vandal toppled the tablet last month, following complaints about its religious implications. last night, the city council voted to rein stale the monument, saying it is compliant with the first amendment. the somersworth mayor says the monument is compliant with both the first amendment and the constraints of church and state separation. >> mark: happening tonight, massdot, second public meeting about its new overhead tolls. it wants a chance to explain how the tolls will work, an how muc last nights in worcester, many people were concerned about having to pay more per toll if they don't have an e-z pass. the d.o.t. tells fox 25, it's all about covering costs. tonight's meeting starts in about 30 minutes at north shore community college in lynn. >> vanessa: election day is tomorrow. massachusetts voters will hit the polls to decide primary races across the state, it is the first time since 2012 ballots will be cast on a thursday. holding the primary on the tuesday after labor day would
overtime to set up polling places on a holiday. but next tuesday would not work either, because general election ballots have to be sent to absentee voters early enough. if you have questions about the races or where to vote, we have a full section up right now on our web site, go to fox25boston.com. >> mark: we are getting our first look at plans to turn city hall plaza in boston in to a winter wonderland. the city says it will set up, up to 50 vendor stalls to form a european inspired shopping market, as you can see in this rendering right here. designed ice skating path. the city announced a three year deal today with the owners of the td garden to create what they are calling a winter garden. the goal is to get people to visit the plaza year-round. you see a lot of that over in europe. hoping that it's successful. nice to see in the city of boston. >> vanessa: it looks pretty cool. >> mark: just got to get cool. >> vanessa: that's right. well it's been almost 15 years since the horrific attacks on the world trade center. coming up, see one local man's special tribute to his dad who
>> even a small, $10 donation means a lot to me and a note that your father would be proud is -- means a lot. i like to think that i'm doing just that. >> mark: the powerful way he chooses to keep his dad's memory alive, that's coming up at 6:45 p.m. >> vanessa: an we continue to follow breaking news. a driver will face charges in the deadly crash at a west newton restaurant. up next, a man who was capital one believes your bank should work for you, not the other way around. sweet tomatoes describes the so capital one reimagined banking... ??
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>> mark: we start with breaking news, the driver who plowed into the sweet tomatoes restaurant in west newton will be charged with motor vehicle homicide. the district attorney announced brad casler's indictment late this afternoon. two people were killed. one of the victims who survived told fox 25 a short time ago, he's still in to get out of there, it's really scary. the fatalities around us, and everything, fatality laying on top of me. >> mark: restaurant is still closed, and we are gathering new reaction, working to learn more about the charges for the fox 25 news at 10:00 p.m. >> vanessa: a van driver for an adult day care company facing charges accused of sexual
we've been working this case for months after getting a tip. according to some court documents, 57-year-old robert mcneal was working for care well adult day wellness center in norwell at the time. we have reached out to the company, but have not heard back. >> mark: also tonight, we've learned six keolis workers have been fired, it comes one day after fox 25 investigates, first reported that workers were cheating on their time sheets. keolis officials recently discovered irregular attendance and violations of the company's time card practices by a group of commuter rail workers in the mech six of those workers have been fired, and final decisions are pending for three others. the mbta and keolis still have not detailed the cost of two taxpayers, the keolis official told fox 25 investigates, it's difficult to calculate losses from time card fraud. >> vanessa: breaking right now in hingham, crews are battling a large house fire on elm street. this is it video from the scene from hingham police. you can see flames and thick smoke pouring from the second floor of the home.
minor. we do have a crew here, and we'll continue to follow this breaking news story for you tonight. >> mark: shock and sadness on the boston university campus. >> vanessa: a 17-year-old student was struck and killed by a train. the teen's body was found on the worcester-framingham line nearing the yawkey way stop. tonight as fox 25's sharman sachetti reports, investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what happened. >> the reporter: emergency crews on the scene on buick street in boston, near where the 17-year-old boston university student was killed overnight. unclear. what transit police are saying is the student was struck and killed by an mbta commuter rail train, while crossing the tracks for the worcester line overnight. >> we're all very shocked hand upset, but beside that, i haven't heard much about it. students did get an email from the university, but with few details. all of it coming one day after fall classes started here at b.u. >> it's just sad, because i'm a freshman also and it's like, what if you didn't have any classes yesterday, what if he
even make it to 18. >> the reporter: keolis says 38 passengers were kept on board the train, and stayed there until after 2:30 a.m. in the morning. buses later transported the passengers of a that. we reached out to boston university, the associate provost andino of students telling us the university's thoughts and prayers are with the student's family. students here clearly touched by the sad incidents on the first day. >> it's really sad. just coming here, you know, hearing things like that, it's unfortat be able to get past it. >> the reporter: b.u. has offered counseling to its students, and keolis offers thoughts and prayers, but wouldn't confirm whether or not the engineers and crew are on paid leave. in boston, sharman sachetti, fox 25 news. >> mark: boston's top cop is not backing down when it comes to body cameras. commissioner bill evans took the stand for the second day in a row to talk about the city's pilot program. as fox 25's kerry kavanaugh reports, the future of the boston police body camera
judge. >> it's unfortunate that this is getting dragged out in court, because people look at us like we have something to hide. >> the reporter: boston police commissioner william evans says the only thing standing in the way of his officers volunteering for the city's camera program is the union. if the union let's them volunteer, they're volunteering. >> the reporter: the boston police patrolman's association says their fight has nothing to do with body cameras. the request for injunction was strictly about bargaining. >> the reporter: both sides were back in court union seeks to halt the body camera program, arguing the city violated a bargaining agreement when it assigned 100 officers to wear the cameras. no volunteers stepped forward. we supported body worn cameras, our membership supports body worn cameras, you're union supports body worn cameras. >> we were hoping to institute this with volunteers, but as you know, after several weeks, nobody stepped up, so you know, i want to get this plan off the ground. >> the reporter: evans says he believes his officers see the
coming from the officers, rather, the union. >> we have delayed this program enough, i made a commitment to the community to be as transparent and accountable as possible, and the officers have nothing to hide, i'm sure they're going to embrace this program once they get going. >> the reporter: the union issued a statement this afternoon, saying the city failed to sufficiently solicit volunteers for the program. and they said, the commissioner himself was lukewarm to the idea. if the judge denies the injunction, 100 boston police officers will begin?? cameras monday. i'm kerry kavanaugh, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: a salem police officer is august after losing part of her -- suing after losing part of her ear. emma wiley is accused of biting off the officer's ear at tavern on the square. she is going after the restaurant's corporate owner also for serving alcohol to wily who is only 19. the officer is asking for lost income, medical expenses an
>> mark: police say richard drainville was behind the wheel when his car collided with the bus last month. his mother cheryl was the passenger. she died the day of the accident. the crash is still under investigation. >> vanessa: charges have been dropped against a newburyport officer accused of assaulting his pregnant wife, this after she refused to testify against him. michael mauery was arrested last month after his wife told police he hit her in the face, then kicked her in the some ago. she was seven months pregnant at the time. mauery was placed on pay. it's unclear if he's still on leave. >> mark: new at 6:00 p.m., move-in day in boston is over, but some landlords are facing fines. according to the "boston globe," the city issued nearly 3500 fines to landlords in just one week. most of the violations were found in?y the student heavy neighborhoods of alston, brighton, fenway and mission hill. the most common problem -- furniture and trash piled up on sidewalks. >> vanessa: turning now to the
hermine, bringing us rain and strong surf on the coast, but tonight, here comes the sun. can you see it there, breaking through in some areas, fox 25 storm tracker chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz joins us now and the heat and humidity are coming back by the end of the week. >> kevin: humidity is already there. no question about that. now we'll add the heat for the rest of the week. it's going to come slowly tomorrow and the farther you are away from the center of the circulation the quicker you'll see the warm temperatures and sunshine. this is actually moving to the northeast now is what's left of hermine, weakening, but it will track, at least the center of it, what's left of it, so we have a couple showers, i'm going to switch over to live storm tracker radar and you'll see where these are. a couple out around middleboro, a spot of yellow along 44, attleboro tore seakonk, a heavier downpour moving westward into rhode island. another shower in southern worcester county, moving at you in uxbridge right now. i'll get to you tracking these showers, we'll talk about when that heat hand the hottest day of the week will arrive straight ahead. >> mark: lights, camera, action.
that's also been shooting in dorchester. crystal haynes was in brockton in the middle of all the action. >> traffic was bummer to bumper and main street was packed with people as smoke from an explosion spilled brockton's downtown, but it's not an emergency. it's movie magic in the making. >> the activity is certainly healthy, and you know, brings people down, gets more exposure for everyone. >> paul marian had a front row view as crews turned this hot next door into a scene 1967 detroit riots, part of the latest film from oscar-award winning director, katherine bigelow. >> all the workers have been creating the set coming in and patronize the local stores, so how can you beat it. according to mayor bill carpenter's office, the city is receiving $70,000 for the use of city streets and property in addition to the money spent by the crew. >> we've been watching it, them build it, the set for four or
cafe next door. >> the reporter: and checking out bill hoe began's hobby shop. he welcomes the addition of another industry to the city that produced the baseball mit and rocky. >> brockton has everything, you know, we have hospitals and hotels and the infrastructure are here. >> the reporter: while the set is pretty quiet now, i'm told the movie will feature hundreds of extras, including many locals. reporting in brockton, crystal haynes, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: worcester is looking to regulate short-term real airbnb. the city wants to regulate short-term rentals and anyone renting out a room on airbnb would need special licensing insurance, also need to make sure their property is up to code. >> mark: new at 6:00 p.m., the housing dry crisis in boston is getting worse. middle and lower income buyers can only afford 20% of the homes and condos on the market in the city. according to red fin. a big dip since january of 2014, when that number was 42%. the group found the average price for family-sized homes
boston is not alone. other nasal spray growing cities are facing a similar problem. >> vanessa: collectors and race track owners picked over the remains of the cancelled indy car race planned for boston. the race in holbrooke brought in $35,000, far less than expected. one of the indy cars stole for 10 grand, the other for $7,000. organizers estimated the pair were worth $50,000. we caught up with a newton man who bought one of the show piec look at t. it's a race car. it will go in my match box collection from when i was growing up, i still have them, so that's where it's going. >> vanessa: the sales are the latest attempt to recover the cost of preparing for the event, which was supposed to bring race cars to the seaport this past weekend. >> kevin: a week ever weakening storm over 100 miles over the ocean, we're still getting showers in the southern new england. >> mark: first, a local man paying tribute to his father
>> mark: almost 15 years ago, a north andover's man world changed in an instant. his father was killed in the terror attacks in the world trade center. as the september 11th anniversary approaches, that son is keeping his dad's memory alive with a very special tribute. he spoke to our stephanie coueignoux about what he's doing and how he hopes it makes his dad proud. means a lot to me. and you know, a note that your father would be proud is -- means a lot. i like to think that i'm doing just that. >> the reporter: for peter, by creating the phil gouza memorial scholarship foundation, his father's memory lives on. peter was a junior in college when his father was killed on september 11th, 2001. he was working in the south twin tower.
after the first plane struck, and said, you know, i'm up here, crazy accident at the tower next door, and from the 105th floor, he was actually looking down at what occurred. and he said, well, back to work. and that was his work ethic. >> the reporter: now living in north andover with his family, peter remembers his father, as someone who loved math, which is why his foundation gives scholarships to students looking to pursue a degree in math or science. to raise money for the foundation, peteril arizona later this month, to run 100 miles in 30 hours. >> i'm very excited about it and i'm confident that when i'm tired in the middle of the night, 80 miles into this event, i'll be thinking about my dad and i'll be encouraged to move forward and get to the finish line. >> the reporter: a father himself, peter hopes to share the significance of what's happened 15 years ago. and the memories he has of his
them to ground zero. >> i think it was as close as we're going to get to introducing, you know, them to their grandpa phil. i think it's important for them to realize that legacy. >> the reporter: als the 15th anniversary draws closer, peter says for him, it's not only important to honor the legacy of everyone who lost their lives that day, but to also recognize how blessed we truly are. in north andover, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. children on the 9-11 memorial, just, oh, they make you cry. >> mark: they sermentio do. we wish him -- they certainly do. we wish him the very best. 100 miles, 30 hours. remarkable feat. we wish him well. in stereo. kevin, over tough. >> kevin: yeah, guys, just wish i could promise some good weather all the way across the area. touching stuff. there's the storm to our south. that's left of hermine, spinning northward toward us, so we're
tropical -- well, not tropical system anymore, but still a storm out in the ocean that keeps on bothering us, keeps throwing showers towards southern new england, so we can't totally call the all clear on this one just yet and not likely for a couple of days. here's live storm tracker radar, there are some showers out there, been a couple of heavier showers out there in the middleboro to lakeville area. attleboro, along 95 and east of 95, where the heaviest rains are right now, there's 120 thee, comes through downtown attleboro and interstate 95 showers from mendon to uxbridge, moving westward, into your town, uxbridge, not away from you like the showers typically will do. dinnertime temperatures in boston, 70. the dewpoints are in the 60's, to about 70 degrees. and as your temperature drops closer to the dew point, they become saturated. can't hold any more moisture. it starts to condense out into a cloud. the cloud at the ground that you walk through, that's fog, you are actually walking through a
steadily in the 60's. yeah, the risk of a shower, it's a fairly small risk, but not zero. or drizzle where the fog does materialize. same thing out here in worcester county, becoming mostly cloudy, foggy overnight. temperatures generally in the mid 60's and sticky. now, high temperatures tomorrow will be coolest out on cape cod with the onshore wind, thanks to that circulation making its closest pass to us tomorrow, moving by in the afternoon, finally. off to the north and the 90 degrees, notice the thunderstorm icon, because a cold front will be pushing our way and will eventually try to push some showers on in here, so there will be some showers from the circulation, still going by tomorrow, there are the wind that are circling around that center, as it goes by nantucket tomorrow afternoon, and by 6:30 p.m., it is off to the east. there are some breaks of sun here. but look back here, there are the showers coming on in along the cold front, that you were seeing with the icons of thunderstorms there. that comes in to southern new england, a couple showers can
hampshire and massachusetts, and those push off. take it to friday morning. the laslo of any showers gone and now we're getting into clearing and by the afternoon friday, it's going to be a beautiful afternoon. but, the humidity early morning will still be there. it has to wash out in the afternoon. we will dry out by evening. 88 degrees on friday. 85 to 90 generally. like we're seeing in vermont tomorrow and new york state ahead of that cold front. now, as far as friday evening, if you're going to fenway park for the jason aldean, kid rock show, 84 at the start. the humidity will be dropping and no threat from any rain or rainshowers or thunderstorms or anything like that. same for a concert number two on saturday, although it will be cooler, only 82 on saturday. your weekend always in view, shows saturday still the pick of the weekend, sunday looks like showers move on through. >> mark: today, a man rode his bike more than 4,000 miles ende? his cross-country trek today at the north church in boston. >> vanessa: this guy is awesome. in june, bill morin pedaled out
the east coast, to say thank you to as many police officers, firefighters and members of the military as he could. we spoke with him on the phone this morning. >> they do a job that is probably one of the toughest jobs that we ask anyone to do and they do it with pride, they do it with dignity. >> vanessa: morin started training last november. before that, he had not owned a bike in 20 years. today, he met with police departments in plymouth, weymouth, quincy, and finally, in boston. >> mark: congratulations to new at 6:00 p.m., ready, get set, register. the race to secure a spot in next year's boston begins next week. rolling registration for the 121st running opens on monday. the process is the same as before, where fastest qualifiers go first. >> jimmy garoppolo, stirring it up a bit today when he says it was a smoother operation without tom brady at practice. we'll get into that they break. plus, some pointed words from cardinals quarterback, carson palmer, when asked for his
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is opening night. time for butterflies? >> i get butterflies before every game, i think once you lose the butterflies, it's probably when you should hang it up. >> if you don't get butterflies, you're not getting that feeling in your stomach, something is wrong with you, you're playing in the nfl. >> have you had butterflies sunday night. >> no. >> come on man, everybody gets butterflies. >> it's still football to me and i've been playing a long time. >> did you have butterflies on sunday night, like who do you like on game >> no, i'll be good. it will be late at night, i have to drink a bunch of coffee. >> with tom brady's presence, looming over gillette stadium, jimmy garoppolo and the patriots will open the season on the road in hazy afternoon sunday night. this is an opportunity that garoppolo is looking forward to. >> this is how you play the game, being in the game and play. you don't want to be the backup, so the opportunity is here. you have to go take advantage tv. >> the reporter: with the
sports. >> thrust upon the peaceful calm of a wednesday in the nfl, explosive comments from cardinals quarterback, carson palmer, suddenly didn't hold back in his opinions on tom brady's suspension. when asked by the boston herald for his thoughts, palmer said i tried not to follow it because it was everywhere for so long, but you go back and follow what the rule book says and go about your business and your work and they tell you not to do it, you get busted, what happens happens, you suffer the consequences. palmer adding fuel to the fire for sunday's openerin red sox wrapping up their series in san diego. david price gets the start, a 9:10 p.m. first pitch, get away night on the west coast before they head to toronto. tiger woods will play in the safeway open, which is actually the first event of the next pga season. he also wants to play in tournaments in november, and december, he hasn't played a pga tour event since august of 2015. and we are in the stretch run, final hours to vote for our first high school game day, game of the week for 2016, five games
11:00 p.m. tonight. we will announce the winner of that first game of the week, will it be yours school, your community? you will find out on fox 25 news at 11:00 p.m. tonight. >> good selection. good games out there. >> kevin: ok. so let's talk about the weather. friday night, friday night football we're talking about? it looks good. friday evening will be just fine. any showers we have thursday night into friday will be gone by friday midday and into sunshine, mild, less sticky by friday evening. so good football weather through. so we're still dealing with some showers out there right now, thanks to, believe it or not, that same storage the one werner used to call hermine, circling around to our south. we'll talk about when when it gets out of here. >> a bit stubborn. >> kevin: yeah. >> vanessa: kick it on out of here. >> mark: see you tonight. >> vanessa: 10 and 11. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios, this is ryan.
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