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opener. >> i want to be out there to bad. especially to help out the team. >> gene: the nagging injury that have many questioning whether or not he will take the field on sunday night. complete new england coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody. 5:00 -- 5:00 now? yes, it is 5:00 on a friday morning. it is september 9. hope your morning is you off to a great start so far. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: i am sara undwo brace yourself for hair-curling extreme humidity today. meteorologist her shiri say you won't have to wait too long for releach. in the storm tracker weather center what time the humidity and showers go away. >> shiri: humidity in full force driving some of the early morning showers that i have on the map right now. i want to do -- i have light rain in north reading, middleton into lawrence and
not heavy, heavy rain but a little bit of nuisance across the mass new hampshire border is going to slicken some of the roadways. lower 70s on at that point for everybody this morning. we do have a little bit of fog. mostly focused over the cape and islands. nantucket visibility under mile and the worst that i have right now. your hour-by-hour forecast in boston are 70s to tart. a passing shower around 9 a.m. and this afternoon upper 80s. i will show you where we hit the 90s today coming up. julie is time traffic starting things off north of the pike. >> julie: things looking good on route 193 south. no issue on 128. south of the pike expressway wide open. seeing a lot of green on our maps and expect it to stay that way until 6:30. that is when things start to slow down. your live drive times. 24 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway. 18 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. back to you.
investigation and suspended without pay. this is the story we broke last night at 10:00. fox25 has learned that the troopers including one lieutenant were assigned to the state police armory section that handles selection, control and operational readiness of all lethal and nonlethal weapons. a spokesperson tell us an internal investigation reviewing the surplus of weapons. the three department members have been suspended without pay 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 expected to decide if boston police officers will be forced to wear body cameras. comes as self-top cops stepped up and roll tier the cameras. fox25's catherine parrotta live outside suffolk superior court where that decision is expected some time today. catherine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. court resumes at 9:00 this
checking after that to eif any decision has come down. the commissioner hoped to start this program on monday. and he has made that announcement that eight of the city's top cops will be participating. and originally this program was slated to begin september 2. that, however, didn't happen because the program was supposed to be volunteer and no one roll tiered to wear the cameras. that prompted boston police commissionered which yam evans an a consultant to assign. and the city's largest police unified a lawsuit to temporarily stop the program saying it violated the as both sides stopped the judge's decision, having his command staff wear the cameras will show accountability and he says instances where having the cameras would have been useful like earlier this week. >> it got very heated and the crowd broke a window on us. that would have been nice to have it on camera. superintendent-in-chief is among those that will wear the camera. he volunteered weeks ago and did wear a camera to a city council meeting last month
the program. even as he awaits the decision, the announcement that eight of the command staff will wear the cameras; however, not everybody thinks this is a significant move and we will explain more coming up in about an hour. live in boston, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. 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 at about two hours earlier and you can see still a lot of police activity there. the telegram reports th gallagher's pub. both were taken to the hospital. one with a gunhot to his leg and the other with unknown. we are following developing news out of north korea where the country says it has successfully tested another nuclear warhead. the 5.2-magnitude earthquake was located. if found that nuclear explosion did happen, the country's fifth test overall. the united states and japan
take air samples and test for nuclear event. low water levels from the ongoing drought is forcing one local city to take drastic action. worcester is issuing serious water restriction and is focused on more than just people's lawns. fox25's michael henrich is live in worcester, and michael, this will have a big impact on people going out to restaurants this weekend. when people go out to eat, they might notice it in the commonwealth's second-largest the 24-hour diner on shrewsbury street or behind us on what is called restaurant row. because it is stage 3 drought puts into place those restrictions including barring restaurants from serving tap water unless it is requested by the customer. so no more glass of water waiting for you when you sit down. other restrictions include some of the more standard ones. no watering of lawns except in water cans. the fire department is stopping all training that involves water. you can't wash your cars at
car wash. and as i mentioned, no water served in restaurants unless people ask for it. the water levels are so low, leaders stood in one of worcester's ten reservoirs while announcing the new retrings s, and they stayed completely dry. they say they should have been 20 feet under water. >> the best thing that can happen to ease this drought is a lot of rain. the second best thing is vation. >> reporter: instead of heading into fall at 85% capacity. the reservoir system is 55% capacity. the city manager says this is an emergency and will be until rainfall increases. anyone caught violating these restrictions could face a first-offense fine of $200. live in worcester, i am michael henrich, fox25 news.
undecided which way they will vote. quinnipiac, new voting numbers. tied in ohio. neck and neck with trump one point ahead of clinton. north carolina and pennsylvania both have clinton in the lead. this morning libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson still dealing with a mayor fallout of a foreign polygap on national tv. >> what would you do if you were elected about aleppo? >> about -- >> ark lep >> you are kidding? >> no. >> aleppo sits in northern syria and now represents the worst of the conflict there, shelling, deaths and a massive humanitarian crisis. it is city that many people believe that a presidential candidate should be familiar with. and he is chocking up to brain freeze and assuring that is well aware. former massachusetts governor
during a visit to boston yesterday. >> i think probably 85% of people in the country couldn't put aleppo on a map. >> johnson says there were things he didn't know as governor, so he surrounded himself with knowledgeable people, dug into the topics and then made informed decision. the same thing he says a president has to do. the other third-party candidate is heading to north dakota to face charges. jill stein and h criminal trespass and mischief. the charges come from their role of tuesday's protest of the new pipeline. stein say the con trunk is destroying the land of native-americans. stein was caught on camera spray painting a bulldozer. turnout was low for primary days in massachusetts. polls were crowded in the milton area to replace brian joyce.
harrington that got 43%. will face off jonathan lott an independent in the election. no republican challenger. joyce announced we not seek another turn amid a federal corruption investigation. the district attorney explaining why it took six months to bring charges against the driver who crashed into a newton restaurant killing two people. a grand jury indicted brad casler wednesday on three charges including motor vehicle whom said. tomatoes in march. marion ryan tells fox25 that every days is different and she wanted to get this one right. >> these are complicated situation. we do a full and fair investigation, and in -- in these situations, it takes a long time. we often are dependent on information from other agencies. ryan wouldn't awhat led her to bring these charges, but as fox25 previously reported,
three at-fault against in 2010, 2004 and 1998. an unruly passenger that forced a british airways flight to land in logan is expected in court. the passenger was removed from a plane and will be deported. the flight was headed from london to orlando when that passenger tried to interfere with the flight crew. british airways sent thus statement. our customers and crews deserve to enjoy their flights and not to suffer from any form of abuse. disruptive behavioril be tolerated and the appropriate action will always be taken. we want to apologize to other customers on flight. two days for kick offof the patriots first game of the season and the big issue is the status of rob gronkowski. gronk had a limited practice and are not sure if he will play saturday night. gronk was surprisingly candid. >> doesn't matter. i have been week to week with
just feeling better every day. it is down a coaching decision and medical team and myself, we will all get together to collaborate and see where at. >> gene: the big person missing from the field is tom brady serving out the first game of his four-game suspension. jimmy garrapolo will are his first start in his nfl career. the red sox will face the jays in the biggest series. the red sox lead the jays in the division by one game. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. good morning. 93 southbound. an easy 20-minute ride from sandover down to the zakim. shiri? >> shiri: 73 in boston. lower 70s for the morning commute. mostly cloudy skies. even a spot shower north of the city, but today could make the 21st day of 90-degree heat of the summer in boston. i will break down some of our
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star-pangled scandal. all tarted with 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick who refuses to stand during the national anthem. he says it is a peaceful protest against racial inequality. and now we are hearing from an entire team that is planning a protest during the first game on sunday. fox25's daniel miller joins with us a look at the growing backlash. >> aa, this movement picking up peed as football season gets under way. before the bronco panther. during the national anthem. he is a former university of nevada team. mate of quarterback colin kaepernick. colin kaepernick made headline when he refused to and it for the national anthem two weeks ago during the final preseason game. he said after that game he is not going to stand up and show pride in a country that oppresses is black people and people of color. since his initial protest, he has gotten support from
sidelines during her national anthem. state representative david dangle has been pushing a bill since 2013 to make professional athletes stand for the national anthem and he wrote a letter calling for change in protocol. >> does mr. colin kaepernick have a right to do this? yes, he does. do i think it is right? absolutely not. >> daniel: the nfl wrote a letter back to the lawmaker saying they would dcu teams. colin kaepernick plans to continue his protest when the 49ers play the rams. there are reports that the especially tire seattle seahawk team will do a protest when they play the dolphins on sunday. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. 5:17 and we and weather every ten minutes. things nice and quiet on the expressway and 128. as we shift north of the pike. no complaints of route 1 and
green. 11 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 19 minutes on 93 south. 23 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. and shiri, you are warning people, it is going to be muggy as they head out to their car already in the 70s. >> you will hit a wall of that moisture as soon as you head out the door this morning. highs today about 90 degrees. 80s over the weekend. see how temperatures go back into the middle 70s by early next week. that, my friend, is normal. temperatures running 15 de off with mostly dry weather in boston. check out manchester, new hampshire. we have a few showers around town and the chance of rain will exist through the morning commute. i am thinking through 10 a.m., any activity that we get will be pretty patchy. once we hit lunchtime the clearing starts and brighten up this afternoon and high temperatures really get going up to 90 in plymouth, boston. 91 in beverly. 92 lawrence down to bedford. 86 in worcester and mid-80s for the cape.
going to dry out. let's take a little hour-by-hour look with futurecast. 9 a.m. rolls around. a few hours and primarily north and west of boston, but there is a light chance across massachusetts. by the afternoon though, you can see that we do have more and more of these breaks in the clouds. it is brightening up. 5 p.m., because that front will be close to southeast mass, there is a chance for a lonely shower this afternoon or overnight tonight, but i tend to think it will be dry for your friday night plans as well as for your saturday in the neighborhood at 8 a.m., we could wake up to a morning shower here. your best chance for a spot shower through the day is north an west of boston. but overall, let's go with partly cloudy skies into your sunday though, this front is going to arrive and the latest update that just secured future cast here. actually has this front slowing down a little bit and will bring in most of the showers around the middle of the day late morning through the early afternoon.
hours and the more likely day to bring you rain. 80 in worcester. 75 in boston. followed by a lot of lower 80s again on your sunday. the future seven-day forecast for the weak jen falls view, 90 and a threat for an early morning shower and turn hot and humid but bright for the afternoon. a slight risk for a saturday shower. 82 on sunday with some rains behind that though. we dry out next week with a lot of highs in the 70s after passing showers wednesday, even feeling like fall back to you. a tribute to police is coming down today. coming up this morning. why one local town is taking down these blue ribbons. plus, cut it out. it is a '90s kid dream home. how much would you have to
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down in florida this is what is left of a jeep in gaithersburg after its owner left his galaxy note 7 charging inside. >> it was very surprising to me how quick -- how quick the dash caught on fire. the dash start exploding. the last thought in my head that a brand-new device, something as simple as a phone is going to burn down my house -- you know, car. >> gene: that was quit a fire. nathan had no idea his mayor recall. he is just glad that nobody was hurt. all right, so check this out. a teenager came home from volunteer work and the reason why is making many emotional. this picture of layron praying with a homeless man has gone viral. he was volunteering to help feed the homeless when he asked the man to say a prayer with him and he noticed the man's ripped sneakers. the teenager took off his brand-new air jordans
tinsle says he is only trying to make a difference in the world by doing the right thing. what a beautiful picture and a great role model this kid is. >> julie: his parent raised him right. air jordan is a big deal to give away. >> julie: that is the hot item. the house from "full house" is no longer just for the tanner family. the san francisco house for the popular show is for rent. the cost almost $14,000 a month. the san francisco chronicle athe house which was built may but wasn't purchased. the house was used as the exterior picture and indoor queens were filmed in a funeral. >> sara: a if someone can afford that that would be lovely. three bedrooms, three and a half bath. pricey but fran. >> julie: problem a good deal for an fran. are you going to start saving up to stay in the "full house." >> no, i think.
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complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is the fox25 morning aa the calendar said "september" but will feel a lot like summer today. heat and humidity is on tap. >> gene: meteorologist her shiri in the storm tracker weather center. muggy ride into work and to the bus stop today. you know what, shiri, if we can kind of hang on to summer a little bit longer, that's okay. no problem. >> shiri: you are going to miss this so bad when we get to february. a little heat and humidity
light fog planted over the cape, the south shore, the south coast and the island. nantucket has seen vast improvement and visibility. not dense fog like an hour ago. we are seeing three-mile visibility. mostly dry with lower 70s. 73 in boston. drizzle and light rain over the north shore. up into southern new hampshire right now. but we really don't have any heavy, heavy rain. those showers just developing over littleton, townson and new hampshire. a couple of warning showers we have to get through and light fog 7 a.m. with 71 degrees and a few lingering showers. dry and 84 this afternoon. 90 degrees at 3 p.m. as we turn brighter. it is hot, humid and will feel like 95 when you factor in that humidity. julie grauert is standing by with live drive time traffic starting north of the pike. >> julie: 95 the air conditioning in your car kind of day. route 1 and 93 south. your roll is minimal on the pike right now. nobody out there.
seconds. looks like right on 128 as you approach the braintree split. and overall volume because it is light is not going to have a huge impact on drive times. 9 minutes on the expressway. 20 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 11 minutes on 128 northbound as you approach the weston tolls. checking our top stories this morning at 5:30. two massachusetts state troopers and one lieutenant was suspended without pay while they were investigated. police say they are reviewing a of surplus weapons to a state authorized dealer. massachusetts state police asked the attorney general to review the internal investigation. they have not verified the names of those involved. today a judge will deidentify if boston police officers will be forced to wear body cameras. it is all part of a controversial pilot program being challenged by the union. yesterday commissioner bill evans announced that his chief and seven other top cops have roll tiered to wear the cameras. the command officers will have
the program but will not be part of the study group. if approved the body camera program is scheduled to begin on monday. a freaky mystery unfolding in one local neighborhood. dozens of birds have dropped dead and no one seems to know why. fox25's is live in dorchester where those birds seem to be falling out of sky. jess, good morning. >> good morning, gene. definitely -- in the past five minutes, boston inspectal services just showed up here in dorchester. mystery this morning and they don't know why this is happening yet. the birds you know are called grackles and people woke up to find a total of 47 of them on the ground and falling from trees. 15 of those birds ended up dying. two cats also got sick and one of those cats had to be put down unfortunately. this all happened in the area bakersfield, sumner and annapolis street.
to figure out what caused this. we did talk with inspectingal services and they will be making the rounds and we will be talking with them and we will hear more from them coming up in just about an hour from now. live in dorchester, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. police say an investigation into a suspicious death in danville, new hampshire is now being treated as a murder. the body of boucher was found inside her home. neighbors reported seeing her with a man which is a known violent sex is a suspect. fox25 talked to neighbors who said boucher kept to himself. >> i think they had to have conscience at all to do this to a single woman. she was 51. she wouldn't hurt anybody. >> sara: hazmat crews have been at the home collecting evidence all week. the da's office have not released the cause of death. a major ruling of how
them. a level 2 sex offender sued the registry board. he argued that his constitutional rights were violated when his level 2 status were filed on line before he could file a court appeal. a judge ruled that public safety cannot trump due process. his removal at that time us it has been removed until. >> the judge got the law wrong because the judge got the law wrong he got the result wrong. a d declared dangerous with a board with experience, lots of experience, is walking around free. >> gene: the sex to he fender registry board will abide by the court's ruling and would not say if it will appeal the decision. blue ribbons put up for law enforcement will be taken down after getting caught in red tape. a wife put the ribbons up in allston. it wasn't requested but a
the end of set. two residents royceed their concerns this week, the board of selectmen voted for a retroactive permit for two weeks which ends tonight. >> it is just something we are very proud of, and for this to happen, it really kind of storm watches on the heart. people in royalston are showing share support by hanging ribbons on their private property. an unlikely fine in a swimming pool, an snapping turtle. they came to rescue two baby turtles that were two days old. albino turtles characterized by white bodies and red eyes are only something they have seen two times in their lives. and fire crews made careful work to wrangle a deer at the water treatment plant. the fawn fell into a 25-foot-deep pit. it was rescued and according to animal control it was a little bit scared but
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together every ten minute. good friday morning. a live look at the zakim bridge right now. roll is nice and light. as we transition over to our drive times. an easy 21 minutes from 49 in andover to the leverett connector. here is shiri with the bus stop forecast. >> shiri: that's right, 6 a.m., 7 a.m., all in the 70s. high humidity and a few showers north of the pike. so i will recommend a raincoat for the bus stop kids and the early commuters by this afternoon. short sleeve highs that are close to 90 degrees for kids coming home from cool. the latest look at where the showers are now and where they are headed coming up. chipotle is partnering with google to bring burritos to students. the two companies will be testing out drone delivery at virginia tech. students and employees will be able to order chipotle in a kiosk on campus. it will made in a truck and deliver to the customer. it will help them learn how to
49ers fans will be able to order food and drink right to the parking lot. the team announced new partnership with amazon called prime now. prime now will offer delivery in an hour or less to the stadium. the tailgater also be able to order snacks and drinks instead of worry about fighting game day traffic. currently the service is only available to amazon prime members. a new england couple were happy to see pope francis on their irs it to the vatican but they got another lucky according to "the globe" the 9-year-old daughter gave the pope a pot holder. she was -- the girl passed the pot holder up in the crowd. thanks to the family next to them, the pope lit up when he got the girl's gift, an experience the couple says they will never forget. and next time the pope makes cookies and brownies and pull it is out of oven and he will think of her. >> sara: such a pretty pot
something like that. a quick fix. a judge is set to rule on boston's coovrl body cameras. the drought forcing one at this to put in tough new water restrictions. tears and cheers for a police officer for a game that was played in his honor. the surprise visitor that stole the show. sounds like a plot of armageddon. the rocket that
north reading over to newburyport. the same deal there and stretching into southern new hampshire. up 93. we have more light rain extending all the way up to manchester. and if you were just joining us. we are getting you up to the minute on all of our top stories this friday morning. >> sara: the drought forcing one local city to roll out extreme water restrictions and dozens birds dropping dead in a local neighborhood. but first, a key decision coming today in boston's controversial body camera situation. fox25's catherine parrotta live at suffolk superior court good morning, catherine. >> reporter: good morning, gene. that court reums at 9:00 this morning and we anticipate the judge will make a decision on the body camera pilot program today. we will be checking in after court opens about that. on the eve of this decision coming down, the boston police commissioner announced that the city's top cops will participate in the program. the program is supposed to start september 2, and didn't however because officers didn't step forward to volunteer to wear these body
police commissioner william evans to assign the cameras to 100 percent and the largest police unified a lawsuit to temporarily stop the program saying it violated their contract. as both sides await the decision, commissioner evans said having his command staff wear the cameras will show accountability and incidents where having the cameras would have been useful. however, people are responding to this announcement that the commissioner made yesterday. and the response has been what mixed. we will explain or in 15 minutes. live in boston, catherine parrotta >> reporter: i am jessica reyes live in dorchester this morning where city officials are seeing right now trying to figure out what killed dozens of birds here yesterday. the birds are called crackles and photo of what they look like right here. the animal rescue lead said 47 of them was found sick and 14 of them later died. two cats also got sick, one them had to be put down. on bakersfield and annapolis
survived and they are working to find out what caused it. we did speak with inspectional services and looking to see if anybody put something out or if there was any evidence of pest control and we will be hearing from them coming up in ha minutes. live in dorchester. jessica reyes, fox25 news. and i am michael henrich reporting live in worcester where city leaders are imposing a new round of water use restrictions as the drought gets even more severe. here are those restrictions. no more water except when you are using water cans for flowers. the fire department is stopping all training involving water. you can't wash your cars at home in the state's largest city now. and getting a lot of attention here. no water can be served in restaurants unless people ask for it. ahead at 6:00, where the water levels should be at this point in the year. plus the fines people could face if they break any of
>> gene: back to 5:47. friday morning. we have reached the weekend. if you don't want to let go of the summer, then frankly who wants to do that. >> sara: nobody ever does. >> gene: the weather will be very similar. >> shiri: maybe the kids going back to school if they don't have air conditioning. they look and say maybe i cannot deal with that. but normal low this time of year 60 degrees as the sun comes up. normal high, 75. we above average. we are talking highs close to 90 later today. and it is going to be sticky on top of that. so we have got that triple h weather back in place this morning. i have got a front shifting across the area bringing us showers mostly north of boston right now. up across northern massachusetts, southern new hampshire. to far it has only been lighter showers, but this is something to watch for the next couple of hours. by 8 a.m., a lot of middle 70s out there. we do have a risk for showers
will be very patchy this morning. this isn't something that should create any kind of slow downs because of the weather. this will last us until 10:00 and you will see the shower fading away i think at noontime at the very latest and then we start to really brighten up. it is hot even by lunchtime. temperatures in the middle 80s by noon, pausing things up at 3 p.m. when kids are coming home from school. 90 in norwood and bedford and lawrence. partly sunny out there. a mix of sun and clouds. pike where we have that front nearby. and that means at 7 p.m., though most of us including boston will be dry here for your friday night plans. a risk for a lonely shower traveling over the south coast, the cape and the islands here later on tonight. this afternoon though, i said lots of 90s. how about new bedford, 90s. plymouth, boston, ipswich, 90 degrees. 92 lawrence, framingham and norwood. 86 in worcester. 91 in manchester.
over the weekend mid- to upper 70s at the coastline tomorrow, but we do have 80s inland and then for your sunday, about 82 in boston. 83 in beverly and 83 in foxborough. you are going to see rainy icon both days. tomorrow just a slight risk of a shower but when you wake up, the best bet will be south of the pike for saturday morning shower. during the afternoon, best bet is going to be north of the pike here, but even with that said, expecting partly sunny skies. not a lot of rain in your up once we get into sunday, and this front starts moving across the region. right now the timing of that is going to be from about late morning through early afternoon. that is your best shot of getting showers, but there is a chance for you to speed up or slow down a little bit. be sure you follow up with us about the timing of the sunday showers. monday, 75 and sunshine. tuesday, 79 degrees and sunshine. wednesday showers and back behind that, it will feel like fall by thursday. send you over to julie
and an accident update. >> julie: right now we are waiting for this accident to clear on 128 southbound as you approach the braintree split. things backing up slightly to 128. we haven't.switched over to a red traffic flow yet, but a little bit of orange. north of pike route 1, 93 south still wide open. a live look at the zakim bridge where traffic it manageable as you are heading into boston. your live drive times. 24 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 13 minutes on the expressway. 21 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peab las vegas police are responding to questions about how a murder suspect escaped while under their watch. the camera is the only thing that saw alonso perez as he worked to break free of his handcuffs. seen twisting the cuffs until the hinges snapped. he used a chair to climb through the ceiling. las vegas police chief said they are trying to figure out exactly how this escape happened. >> we are very aware that mistakes were made. i wouldn't say that he wasn't
>> you want to be looking for someone in the number 21 cowboys jersey by the way. perez says they are working on a policy to prevent something like this from happening again. dozens of people had to be rescued from the cable cars in the french alps and passengers were left there overnight. french and italian hellos were able to get 65 people out of the cars before nightfall yesterday and 45 people were stuck 12,000 feet in the air over the night and with the sun up in the alps, they hope ground soon. as the 15th anniversary of the september 11 attacks approaches, wal-mart is being called out for an insensitive display. the display of coca-cola meant to resemble the twin towers is set up under a banner reading "we will never forget." customers took to ocean media to complain about the display saying company should not try to make money off of this anniversary. and adult sex store plans to open up right next to chuck e. cheese in indiana, and
neighbors are voicing their concerns about what kind of message the adult store will send sitting right next to the restaurant that caters to kids. unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be much they can do about it. the adult store is not violating any codes. nasa launches a rocket not for the international space station or a planet but this one is headed to the asteroid. the rocket was released from cape canaveral. heading to a asteroid. not to blow it up, but the space agency wants to grab a piece size of the eiffel tower learn about the origins of earth. it is the first of a kind. won't reach that asteroid for another seven years. the tallest building west of the mississippi is now officially finished. check this out the iron workers that completed the project took the celebratory picture more than 1100 feet up in the air. it is about 350 feet higher than the top floor of the pru. the workers were posing on top of the 294-foot spire that
on top of the wilshire in las vegas. thousands of people turn out for high school football game to pay tribute to a fallen auburn police officer. the game was raising money for officer ron tarantino's family. the special guest hiding on the field. >> reporter: very special. a high school football game with a special purpose. two rivals coming together for one cause. it was the first game of the season between rivals auburn a special night of football. the top cop game to honor auburn police officer ronald tarantino jr. killed during a traffic stop in may. >> he would say what are you doing this fall. he was that type of guy, you know. but i am sure he is through watching us. >> reporter: an estimated 5,000 friend and complete strangers bought tickets, wore t-shirts in his memory. all the proceeds benefiting his wife and three children.
and they deserve this. an excellent benefit for them. >> reporter: the most emotional moment of the night, her son private first-class ron tarantino iii flew up from fort bragg to surprise her and disguised himself as lester football player before showing up on the field. >> this community has the biggest heart. >> it's hard for me to be so far away and not be able to be here to support them. scenes like this are -- are a big >> reporter: officer tarantino lived in lester and worked there before -- leicester and worked there before joining the police. the community has embraced had is family. >> that the community came together and care so much about us. >> we cannot express how much it means to us. it is amazing. >> daniel: here is another gesture. all personnel working the night of the game including police officers, fire fighters, emts and school
officer tarantino. all of the proceeds from the game will go to his family. in the control room this morning, daniel miller, fox 25 news. aa oh, my goodness, what a tearjerker and gives us the support. >> gene: not a dry eye in the house out there or in here. what a great story. a local couple dealing with a growing problem in their driveway. a sinkhole opening up because of construction done 40 years ago. why retirement money trying to fix it. and one girl stealing the show with her sugar rush. some big intentions she got after just a few seconds on the jumbo tron. >> that's how i feel about traffic sometimes. the ooh -- right now though. not a lot going on. we have this accident on 128 southbound. some delays back to route 28. ooh. shiri, go. >> shiri: you can make that face about the rain as well. we have a few showers this
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glasses. that and other restrictions caused by this ever-increasing drought. and gronk speaking out about whether or not he is going to play in the patriots season opener. i want to be out there so bad, especially to help out the team. >> the nagging injury that may keep him off the field sunday night. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news news. >> gene: good morning, everybody. thank you for being with us on this friday morning. september 9. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: a and i am sara underwood. brace yourself for extreme humidity today. meteorologist shiri spear says you won't have to wait too long for relief. she is in the fox25 storm tracker weather center and don't you love the way gene says friday. >> pumped for friday. the only reason i am not pumped by friday is because i am having some hair issues because of the humidity.
what we have are some sprinkles right now. lighter showers basically fueled by this very humid set-up from weston over to concord and bedford inching toward arlington. this will boil down to that kind of damp forecast we have been providing for the last couple of days another one in billerica, salem new hampshire and pelham new hampshire over to wrenham as well a couple of those showers popping up. gradually moving to the east and couple more behind that. even in boston, though you are dry right now, just kind of cloudy with a degrees. we will watch for that slight risk of a shower. fog is thickest over the cape and islands and even not dense fog. start in the 70s. that risk of morning showers, and once we hit the afternoon, coming close to 90 with clearing skies. how long it takes for the humidity to drop coming up. julie grauert is back with live drive-time traffic and an accident update. julie 10:01, hair will be in ponytails. watching the roads.