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. now at 4:00, i am tracking a few showers this friday morning. what time it will dry up and when you will see rain and wind over the weekend. the fight over whether police officers will where body camera will end today. the offer by the boston police commissioner as we await a decisi their first game of the season on sunday. the big question hanging over everyone's head. will gronk take the field. the status of his injured hamstring coming up. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning, it is friday, september 9, i am daniel miller. >> julie: good morning, everyone, i am julie grauert. a big return of heat and humidity today. meteorologist shiri spear in
relief will come. >> julie: just to thick. we have high humidity. temperatures in the 70s. yesterday i told you not great weather for leaping with the windows open. hopefully you didn't because it is muggy right now. most of you are running dry. a little patchy mist out there perhaps for some of you. and in southwestern new hampshire out toward keene. i do have a little bit of that light rain on the map. fog thickest over the cape and islands and into dense fog out there. the boston start off in the 70s. 74 by 6 a.m. by 8 a.m., 76. with a passing shower this morning. this afternoon things tend to turn brighter. high temperatures flirting with 90 degrees and the range between 86 and 92. to julie for a early look at the roads. >> things are moving nicely. tonight be intimidated by icons on the screen. overnight construction work i remind you about that clears
eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway. 20 minutes on 93 south from 49 to the leverett connector. it is 4:02 right now. three massachusetts state troopers are under investigation and suspended without pay. it is a story we broke last night at 10:00. fox25 has learned the troopers including one lieutenant were assigned to the state police armory section which handles the selection, control and operational readiness of all lethal and nonlethal a spokespersons tell fox25 that an internal investigation reviewing the transfer of a limited number of surplus weapons to a state authorized vendor. three department members have been suspended without pay and as the investigation proceeds. we also learned that the state attorney general will review the findings of the investigation to decide on any criminal charges. today a judge will decide if boston police officers will be forced to wear body cameras. it is all part of a
yesterday commissioner bill yesterday commissioner bill evans announced his chief and top cops have agreed to volunteer to wear the cameras. having the command staff participate shows support for control officers assigned to the program. so far, not a single officer has volunteered to wear the camera. >> i think it shows the accountability and transparency we want to send. those communities allow it on the street. >> julie: the command officers will have to follow all the poli of the study group. if approved the body camera program is scheduled to start on monday. new this morning, police are investigating a shooting in worcester. this was the scene on west boylston street around 1:30 this morning. the shooting happened around two hours earlier and still a lot of police activity. the telegram report that gunfire hit two men outside of gallagher's pub. both were taken to the hospital. one with a gunshot wound had his leg. the other with injuries. following news out of north
warhead. a 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected in the aim location as four other nuclear tests. if it is found that a nuclear explosion did happen, it would be the country's fifth test overall. the u.s. and japan are sending military jets to test air satchel and test for nuclear erents. an unruly passenger that forced a british airways flight to land in logan is expected in court. state police say a passenger was removed would be deported. the flight from london to orlando when that passenger tried toer about fear with the flight crew. british airways sent thus statement. our customers and crews deserve to enjoy their flight and not suffer any kind of abuse. disruptive behavior will not be tolerated and the appropriate action will always be taken. we want to apologize for the delay to the other customers on the flight. turnout was low.
replace brian joyce. timerty won with 5%. nora harrington lost with 43%. a democrat will face off against jonathan lott an independent in a november election. there is no republican challenger. earlier this year joyce announced he would not seek another term amid a election. the critical swing states are quinnipiac university. hillary clinton and donald trump are tied in florida. in ohio neck and neck with trump just 1 point ahead of clinton. north carolina and pennsylvania both have clinton in the lead. today hillary clinton is talking about terrorism and national he kurt with bipartisan military leaders and donald trump will be speaking with conservative groups in d.c., but a snafu by third-party candidate gary jon is stealing all the headlines.
on a so-called brain freeze. >> reporter: back in north carolina home to eight military bases, hillary clinton attacking rival donald trump's when night performance at a town hall on national security. what would ronald reagan say about a republican nominee who attacks america's generals and he is praised on russia's president. >> reporter: clinton to clinging just one-point lead looking to be only the second democrat to win the battleground state since jimmy carter back in 1976. one day after announcing we expand every aspect of our military, trump took on another important issue education. in ohio a state vital for republicans hoping to call the white house home. >> as president, i will establish the national goal of providing school choice to every american child living in poverty.
presidential nominee gary johnson getting plenty of play in the media for all the wrong reasons after this exchange on a cable news yetwork. >> what with you do if you were elected about aleppo. >> about -- >> aleppo. >> and what is aleppo? >> you are kidding. >> no. >> i was thinking acronym when he said aleppo and guilty. >> reporter: in washington, joe waldman, >> julie: johnon is not the only one admitting his mistake. bill weld admitted to the snafu visiting boston. >> i think probably 85% of people in the country couldn't, you know, put aleppo on a map. >> reporter: johnson said the whole situation was a brain freeze and he is assuring the public he is well aware of the importance of the situation in aleppo. 4:07 right now. police aan investigation into
danville, new hampshire is now being treated as a murder. the body of joanne boucher was found inside her home. neighbors reported seeing her with a man who is a known violent sex offender but police are not commented whether he is a suspect. fox25 talked to neighbors who say boucher kept to herself. >> i think they had to have no conscience at all. top do this to a single woman. she was 51. she wouldn't >> reporter: hazmat crews are been at the home collecting evidence all week. the da's office has not released her cause of death. the district attorney is explains why it took six months to bring charges against a driver who crashed into a newton restaurant killing two people. a grand jury inindicted brad castler on three charges including motor vehicle homicide. he plowed into the sweet tomatoes restaurant in march. marion reynolds tells fox25 he
>> these are complicated investigations. we do a fair and full investigation and in these situations, it takes a long time. we are dependent on information from other agencies. julie ryan wouldn't say what led her to bringing these charges, but casler driving record had three at-fault accidents. problems for a airport. already tested polluted wells, streams and other water sources. an issue that fox25's catherine bircham has been digging into for more than a year. new toxins have turned up. >> a significant source of stormwater pollution. >> reporter: new report of toxic water at pea's trade part of chemicals or pf cs around the trade port.
significant risk to the environment and in particular to developing fetuses and newborn children. >> reporter: investigators identify the risk in areas where rain and know melt ran into the water way around p's. lawyers notified p's of the vivltion the clean water act saying the development authority has been illegally discharging stormwater without a permit. >> this is a and they tute know better. >> according to documents testing at creeks and streams near p's showed high levels of pfoas and pfo f jeopardizing individuals. and not only will they hurt the wildlife at the bay and river, but some toxins could pollute sources of drinking water. it is troubling. we believe at this time is now
>> reporter: in portsmouth, i am catherine burcham. >> daniel: they have 90 days to answer concerns before a lawsuit. and the executive director is not commenting on the allegations and how the group plans to address them. two days before kickoff of the first game of the season and the big issue is the status of rob gronkowski. gronk had a limited practice yesterday and not a sure thing for sunday's game. gronk wasportcoming about his injury. >> doesn't matter one time -- to spend week to week with a little -- with a little hamstring -- i can't put it down to it but i feel better every day. it the medical team and myself will get together to klab ralt rat and see where i am at. >> julie: the big play maker sniffing from the field will be tom brady sitting out the first of his four-game suspension.
his nfl career. easy 20 minutes from 495 in andover to the zakim. shiri? >> shiri: good morning, early birds. temperatures in the 70s. a very humid start to the day and as you can see nice and mild. very little movement in those temperatures through 7:00 this morning. after that the warm-up takes off and we could be looking at the 21st day of 90-degree heat in boston so far this summer. i will break down those hot temperatures coming up. dozens of birds dropping down from the sky. their remains littering a boston neighborhood. the investigation now under way into the unexplained death. a local couple hit with thousands of unexpected cost. the decades-old mistake that is
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the sometime 4:15. retirement is not panning out as planned for a couple in billerica. hit with staggering cost property. they are calling for a change in the law to protect other people to the problem. a look at the home to see it first hand. >> reporter: they planned to spend their retirement money on a lot of things and one of them is not the sinkhole. now they find out they may be buried in costs. >> the attitude has become buyer beware. how can a buyer beware on
opens up. >> reporter: more than 30 feet long and 15 feet wide, they say it is growing bigger and deeper every day. significantly growing in the last few weeks. this pole is about 5 feet tall, and as you can see this pole gets swallowed up by the sinkhole. the couple worries if it is not prepared before winter it can end up costing them a lot more. more than the initial estimated cost of $8,000. but contractors say that could change based on problem with their garage sinking a few years ago, they expect the same issue. tree stumps and trash the shaporians was buried by the contractor when it laid the foundation 40 years ago. >> the situation where no contractor is responsible. the town not responsible. and we are left holding the bag for many of thousands of dollars. >> reporter: ideally they want a law in place to protect any homeowner in their situation.
construction permits and didn't oversea the project. the contractor's liability term is up, and now. >> all things that are preventing us to do the things we really want to do before the time we retired, we couldn't do them. >> reporter: yack jack, fox25 news. skyfox was over the scene on route 2. mass tate police say a career ended the ambulance. the ambulance driver and a passenger had minor injuries. th was transported to the hospital in a second ambulance. 4:17 is the time. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. a lot of green on my map at this early hour and that is pretty typical. the expressway moving along fine. north of the pike, don't be scared of the icons, overnight construction work that will be cleared up and wrapped up by 5 a.m. route 1, 893 south moving along without issue. 12 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 23 minutes on 93 south.
somebody from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, you mentioned keeping an eye on a little bit of fog but not quite as extreme as yesterday. >> shiri: not as bad as yesterday. i don't have any dense fog advisories. a little soupy this morning and dense air in place and a little bit of fog and shower. but heat and humidity ends up being a big storm. 90 degrees your forecasted high at lea is a limb more seasonable with lower 80s on tap. monday's high 75 degrees and by tuesday, 79 degrees. you can see the normal high temperature over this time of the year is 75 degrees. so we are just getting back to normal. i know it looks a little cooler into next week, but kind of normal. seeing a couple of early morning showers but overall the picture is a mostly dry one. the word of warning is this. sometimes when we have very fine mist in place, it sneaks under radar and you might find
this morning. 73 degrees in boston right now. i have visibility at 10 miles. that is perfect. there have been some fog reports in particular from southeastern massachusetts and the seacoast of new hampshire this morning. watch out for those patchy fog. at 6 a.m., 74 degrees. 8 a.m., 76 degrees. a threat for a passing shower before 10 a.m. we roll around and upper 70s. get close to highs close to 890 in boston and it will get brighter late a front that is slowly moving across the area. it will take time to push thought very muggy air. we have highs today up around 91 in boston. 92 in norwood. 90 in plymouth. lower 90s for the north shore and over to fitchburg. worcester today 86 degrees. these aren't quite record highs but they are within a couple of degrees of record highs. futurecast over the next few hours by 8 a.m., looking
best chance for a morning shower will be up across the mass new hampshire border. that is is pot number one that i am watching. and also over the islands, that is spot number two to pay close attention to this morning. into the afternoon, there is your brightening. the front is still kind of close by, and that does mean into the overnight hours despite the fact i am giving you a nice friday night forecast for the overnight hours, there is a chance for a passing shower just because that front is lingering in the area. so when you wake up tomorrow morning, saturday's forecast in cover than i was initially hoping. i am also going to have to keep just the slight risk of a shower in your saturday forecast given the position of that front. but more than anything, what i want to you make plans for is going to be partly sunny skies, more comfortable humidity, highs in the lower 80s. that slight risk of a shower but nothing you can't handle without that fox25 weather app. more as we head into saturday evening that we will keep a close eye on southern new hampshire for a shower and overnight into sunday morning
you can see a lot of those showers fall apart over that front and sunday afternoon should bring us brighter conditions. temperatures over the weekend range from 75 in boston tomorrow to 82 degrees on sunday. seven-day forecast with the weekend falls view has more fall-like temperatures early next week with monday and tuesday sun and more wednesday showers. back to you. a major massachusetts city hit with strict new rules to combat the ongoing drought. the every-datas can people in worcester can't do until ban is lifted. and the controversy over the national anthem continues. the entire nfl team that is the national anthem continues. the entire nfl team that is expected to fios is not cable. the national anthem continues. the entire nfl team that is expected to we're wired differently. which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios, this is ryan.
a 14-year-old wounding another female student at her texas high school. it happened at alpine high school in west texas. the shooter had just moved to the area six months ago and unclear what her motive may are been. two other shooters were originally reported and in the confusion a u.s. marshal accidentally shot a homeland security agent in the leg. the injured student is expected to survive. 4:24. the start of football season is now being plagued by a star-spangled scandal.
marshal took a knee during the national anthem. he is a former university of nevada teammate of quarterback colin kaepernick. he made headlines when he refused to stand for the national anthem two weeks ago before the final preseason game. he said during that game that we not stand up to show pride for a flag of a country that oppresses black people and people of color. since his initial protest he got support from women's soccer star took a knee on the sidelines. all sparking one local lawmaker to push for change. date representative david dangle has been pushing a bill since 20013 to make professional athletes stand for the national anthem and wrote a letter to the nfling can for a change in the pro could the. >> mr. colin kaepernick, does he have a right to do this? yes, he does. do i think it is right?
letter back saying they would talk about the respect for the teams. colin kaepernick will continue his protest when the 49ers play the rams. we won't be alone this weekend. the entire seahawks team is planning some sort of protest when they play the dolphins on sunday. a new warning from the faa regarding a major phone recall. anyone with a samsung galaxy note 7 are told not to charge or use the phones on a plane. they are also being banned from checked l from checked luggage after samsung issued a recall for the phones because of batteries can overheat and catch fire. so far no injuries have been reported but have been a few close calls. two mayor close call issues for doors. ford is recalling a latch issue. it could make the door pop open when you drive. theed for escape and connect brands are impacted. the recall involves more than 2 million vehicles.
mazda is recalling more than 700,000 cars for a rear patch problem. corrosion can cause the door to fall on people. the recall include mazda 3, mazda 5 and some cs 5s and 3s. hundreds of students left in limbo after itt tech's sudden closure. but help is on the way. the big offer coming from another vocational school to make hour the students get an education. and an entire community opening their hearts to the family of a fallen polic
neighborhood. the investigation into the unexplained death. >> announcer: this is the fox25 morning news. >> julie: good friday morning. 4:30 on september 9. i am julie grauert. >> daniel: good morning, i am daniel miller. dealing with the double hs. hot and humidity. fox25's shiri spear is in the storm tracker weather center this morning to look at the muggy weather starting off >> shiri: hazy, hot and humid as we go through the day. humid is the -- humidity is the driving force behind this fog. from the south shore and the coast down to the cape. three-mile visibility. the only dense fog over nantucket. the problem is for nantucket should last until 8 or 9:00. most of us see the light fog dissipate until 8 a.m. lower 70s to start off your day. might find a couple of damp