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terrible july afternoon in north andover. the smashed up car that carried his estranged wife and two young daughters. >> yeah. i did see the video. it's really just -- it puts me in shock. >> the reporter: the crash happened in july along the narrow stretch of route 133. investigators say for whatever reason, jen morris crossed the center line and collided head on with another driver. the 35-year-old mother was killed. the other driver suffered minor injuries. the father says his 10-year-old daughter pulled the 5-year-old sister out of the back seat. >> she pulled her out of the wreckage and held her until somebody come up and helped her. >> the reporter: the 5-year-old was sitting behind her mother and suffered a tear in her spleen. >> i'm proud of lily anna, coming out of instinct and telling her sister to get out of the car and scream for help. >> the reporter: amile believes his two daughters are alive
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their seat belts. >> it's a pretty hard impact. if they didn't have the seat belts on, i probably wouldn't think they would be here. >> the reporter: now tonight, boast girls are physically ok, and they are able to go back to school with their friends. there's a fund raiser for the family tomorrow night, starting with a motorcycle ride in danvers at 5:00 p.m. we've put the information on our web site if you would like to help out. >> mark: jason, so many take-aways from this story. it's an incredible story. the father told you he would like to speak with the other driver, the man in the truck. what does he want to say thought, mike, the other driver is a young man and by all accounts, this guy didn't do anything wrong. there was really nothing he could do, because again, she crossed the center line and hit him, and mike said he wanted to reach out to him and let him know his little girls are doing ok. he notes this is a traumatic events for him to experience too and everything will be ok. >> mark: need some healing and the benefit tomorrow should help them as well. >> vanessa: a cambridge man is accused of secretly videotaping former roommates in the nude and other women over a period of several years.
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brower taped them in somerville apartments using a cellphone camera and a camera in the bathroom that was designed to look like a hook that a towel would be placed on. prosecutors say one victim discovered a phone with the defendant's name on it after hearing a strange beeping noise in a room. the suspect was released today on personal recognizance. the head of a prestigious prep school is accused of soliciting someone on the internet to have sex with him. how authorities tracked him down during a week's long investigation. >> the reporter: worcester detectives used under cover officers to find steven bliss, meeting him at a mcdonald's, where the 42-year-old thought he was getting paid $200 for sex, but when bliss arrived, he was arrested. fox 25 learned he works for cats academy boston ago, prestigious boarding school. he was also a former superintendent of schools for dover and sherburne. well, parents at cats academy say that at least one of them
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bliss was up to. >> that's unbelievable. i can't believe that. i have no idea. i am so shocked. i thought it was the most prestigious school, but i guess it's really not. >> the reporter: bliss is charged with human trafficking an engaging in sex for a fee. coming up at 6:00 p.m., fox 25 is looking in to the school employee's past. live in the control room, elizabeth hopkins, fox 25 news. >> mark: three massachusetts state troopers are suspended without pay tonight pending an investigation. it's a story we broke last night at 10:00 p.m. including one lieutenant w assigned to the state police armory section, which deals with all lethal and nonlethal weapon. a spokesperson tells us an internal investigation is reviewing the transfer of a limited number of surplus weapons to a state authorized vendor. the three department members have been suspended without pay indefinitely, as the investigation proceeds. we've also learned that the state attorney general will review the findings of investigation to decide on any
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police officers will wear body cameras. a judge has rejected a request from the police union asking to delay the start of the program. the program called for 100 officers chosen from a pool of volunteers to wear the camera for six months, but no volunteers came forward and the department chose officers at random to participate. because of this, the union claims the bpd overstepped its boundaries. judge douglas wilkins says the program can continue and that the police union could easily recruit the 100 officers needed fox 25 is speaking with the police commissioner right now, his reaction in a live report at 6:00 p.m. >> vanessa: a hot september day. it was a scorcher out there. temperatures reaching more than 90 degrees in some areas. a beautiful day here though, in millenium park in west roxbury. fox 25 storm tracker chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz tracking the heat for us, and kevin, you're telling us the weekend looks nice and it won't be quite as warm.
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this weekend. that part, by the way, what a beautiful spot that especially on a night like this. down a degree, 91 in boston, we will finish the day with a record 93 degrees set last year in boston. down to 87 in provincetown. dewpoints in the 60's and 70's, making it feel just a little warmer out there. feels like the mid 90's right now. satellite-radar shows we had some sun, but that old front sitting right here and it's going to bother us this weekend. the clouds creep back northward through the morning and a risk of timeline for sunday. >> mark: several people were fired this week after fox 25 investigates reported a time card cheating scandal regarding the mbta's commuter rail contractor. the governor wasn't made aware of the findings until it went public. all of it raising questions about whether or not the state should continue to look at privatizing more services when this is happening. fox 25's political reporter sharman sachetti is in
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had other questions. >> the reporter: i sure did. i wanted to ask the governor in the wake of the time sheet cheating scandal, should the state continue to move forward with even more privatization. well, he told me no, and that's not all he told me. >> i learned from my office on the same day that they made the public announcement. >> the reporter: governor charlie baker telling us he learned six keolis workers were fired for cheating on their time sheet at the same time it was released to the public and while he says he knew about the investigation not bothered the mbta didn't make him aware before this went public. >> they did exactly as a vendor what they should do, to support the operation of the commuter rail. >> except for tell you. >> they told me. i'm perfectly fine with how they handled this, sharman, i really am. >> the reporter: keolis tells fox 25 that six employees were fired after disciplinary hearings last week on the time sheet cheating. it involved laborers and electricians at the engineer terminal in somerville. >> when was the t aware of this?
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consistent with the collective bargaining agreements. i believe it was, you know, jackie, the truth, is i don't remember exactly what the date s. we'll follow up with you. >> the reporter: it all comes at a time when t-officials want to outsource more transportation services to private contractors. >> these are state dollars that go toward keolis and you don't think the mbta out to have notified you about this they discovered people were abusing the system, they did the investigation based on the requirements of the bargaining agreement and when they finished the investigation, they acted accordingly. >> should state tax dollars go to the company that -- the state can't seem to control what's going on in there. >> the most important thing with the commuter rail is the performance of the commuter rail. >> the reporter: and we have asked the mbta what they knew and when they knew it. we are still waiting for those answers. we are live in braintree,
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>> vanessa: sharman, thank you. worcester police are looking for the shooter who left one man dad and another hurt after an overnight shooting near a pub. police found 20th 1-year-old victim bleeding on the ground in front of gallagher's pub in west boylston street. they were not able to saver him. a second victim was shot in the leg tanned is expected to survive. the man convicted of killing a boston police officer will get a new trial, thanks to a ruling by the state's highest court. the supreme judicial court that sean ellis didn't get a fair trial. ellis was convicted of the 1993 shooting of officer john mulligan. the court ruled he did not get a fair trial, because two key detectives on the case later pleaded guilty to corruption charges. the district attorney's office said today the evidence still points to ellis as the killer and they will retry the case. >> mark: charges will not likely be filed in the death of a 4-year-old girl at a new
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from a horse at the lancaster fair. lancaster police are investigating what happened, but don't anticipate any criminal charges. >> vanessa: blue ribbons put up as a tribute for law enforcement officer at one local town have come down. an officer's wife put the blue ribbons up in royalston and other towns. she did get a verbal ok to keep them up until the end of september. two residents disapproved of the ribbons. the selectmen voted to take them down tonight. >> mark: there are less than two months to go before election and as joel waldman reports, it appears the race between donald trump and hillary clinton is tightening, especially in key battleground states. >> the reporter: donald trump appears to be making a comeback especially in some crucial battleground states. a new quinnipiac university poll showing trump leading in ohio, while tied with hillary clinton in florida. the democratic nominee remains ahead by low single digits in pennsylvania and north carolina. >> the good news for donald trump is, he can't be president
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and he is back in contention in both of those states. >> the reporter: clinton's numbers suffering in part, because of her ongoing private email scandal. top house republicans now asking the justice department to investigate whether clinton, her lawyers, or a computer expert, who's granted immunity, according to a "new york times" report, obstructed justice when the emails were deleted back in march 2015, despite an order to preserve the documents. >> it looks like they gave immunity to the veryer which is the person who destroyed official public records after there was a subpoena and after there was a preservation order. >> the reporter: longtime clinton ally, lanny davis, coming to the defense of the former secretary of state, arguing the f.b.i. has already investigated the case clearing clinton. >> it is ironic that a republican chairman of the house committee criticizes the
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goes on to quote f.b.i. director comey when it's for his services. >> the reporter: hillary clinton is meeting with bipartisan military leaders in new york as the number of former generals and admirals backing her has grown to 110. in washington, joel waldman, fox news. >> mark: tomorrow, massachusetts senator elizabeth warren will join thousands of janitors and security officers in a rally on boston common. the event is meant to show support for a fair contract for property workers in the boston area. senator warren says workers have and that includes making sure they have fair pay and benefits. workers current contract will expire on the 30th. a man accused of exposing himself to two teenage girls at a high school. >> vanessa: the confession after his arrest and what he says made him do it. >> kevin: still 91 degrees in boston. we'll track that temperature through the evening for the big concert at fenway park and look ahead to some showers ahead this weekend. >> mark: it is a day we will never forget.
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>> mark: the pentagon held a moment of silence this morning in tribute to the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks this weekend. 184 people were killed when hijacked american airlines flight 77 crashed into the building. the deputy secretary of defense and joints chairman of the chiefs of staff both spoke at the ceremony.
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fourth plane crashed in shanksville, pennsylvania. >> vanessa: as we all know, the planes that hit the world trade center took off from boston. >> mark: logan airport security is tightened, but attitudes have changed as well. fox 25's bob ward joins us live from logan, and bob, air travel is so different than it was 15 years ago. >> the reporter: yeah, it sure s. you know, before 9-11, you didn't have to take your shoes off to get on a plane and if you didn't have a ticket, you could still walk up to the gate to welcome a loved much has changed over the last 15 years, and yet, we're still debating whether we're really any safer now than we were before 9-11. every day, at logan airport is now a reminder of that terrible day. it is impossible to miss the signs of change, every passenger can see it, an every passenger confronts it. >> it's no longer the land of the free, but it's the land of the brave. >> it's unfortunate where we're at, but this has become a
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even a full body scan. not even u.s. senators like minnesota's al franken are immune from all the security changes. one of the big things that's changed at logan, and at airports all across the country, is the list things you can't take on a plane anymore. some of the things are obvious, but others are not. like, any liquids, gems or aerosols in exon tapers larger than three ounces. no question, security is tight at logan, but is it enough. security expert todd mcgee tells me more needs to be done points we see every day. he believes everyday airport workers at the curb and in the terminal can make a big difference. >> technology is never going to beat human intuitiveness. if we rely on the front line employees experience, the knowledge of them working in that environment and then get them to understand what law enforcement deems a threat, then we're enhancing our security. >> the reporter: 15 years ago, two hijacked planes took off
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into the world trade center. 15 years later, we're still looking in to ways to keep ourselves safe. live at logan, bob ward, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: the house has approved a bipartisan bill that would allow families of september 11th victims to sue the government of saudi arabia. the measure was approved by voice vote today. it passed the senate unanimously back in may. 15 of the 19 hijackers were from -- were saudi nationals. the white house has signaled that pres citizens can take the saudis to court, then a foreign country could in turn sue the u.s. >> mark: spraying against the receiving is now underway in -- zika virus is now underway in miami beach. the spraying program was delayed to give people a chance to leave town before the spraying started. residents were concerned its effect on humans has been properly studied -- not been properly studied. so far, 56 people have zika in florida, while at least 84 pregnant women have been
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>> kevin: worcester unable to get to 90 today, unable to muster a record, but boston, no problem. 93 tying the record set last year, it's still in the 90's in boston. 90 stepped westward to bedford and norwood to the south. weymouth, in to the 90's. craig cents that in, thanks for the report coming in from you as well. there are the dewpoints in the 60's and 70's, all the way back to the northwest, and that's not going away. it is going to be sticky tonight, although a little less the day and then tomorrow, staying with those 60-degree dewpoints. 60 plus anyway. concert at fenway park, sticky and hot. 89, 6:00 p.m. the kickoff for the show, 87 to 83 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and down to 80 degrees, just under by rent p.m. later tonight, but -- 11:00 p.m. later tonight, but staying dry throughout the concert for your activities in and around boston. a front came through last night
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by 6:00 a.m. in the morning, that front starting to push back northward, so the shower threat does increase a bit across the area. that's what futurecast is showing in here. just don't believe there will be a lot of showers, but a warm front coming by does mean you have to be cognizant of the fact there can be a couple that pop up, particularly in the humid air. that front jogs to the north, if you're heading that way form the start of your weekend, farther north you go, better chance you'll see heavier showers along that front as well. we'll get sunshine for the afternoon and clearing for the evening tomorrow. the 70's. a difference from today's 80's at lunchtime and 90's in the afternoon. tomorrow, b.c. and umass, temperatures in the 70's to low 80's for the game. i'll check on the thunderstorms. i think those icons are wrong on there. i think it will be just fine for the game. if you're going to be tailgating at foxborough during the morning hours, more clouds and the small risk of a shower, but through the afternoon, the came will be fine. sunday morning, clouds here and here comes showers that start to push on in. another cold front that's coming our way and i promise you this
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threat really starts to ramp up in our area, 10:00 a.m. and afternoon by about 1:00 p.m., they're clearing the area, southeastern massachusetts with showers and potentially a couple of thunderstorms. notice how we're clearing out in the evening. this is where the dry air comes flooding in to southern new england, dewpoints drop from the 50's and then in to the 40's late at night on sunday. so this weekend in general, temperatures in the 70's to low 80's, both days, both days having a risk of a shower. a higher risk though on sunday, wi here's the seven-day forecast, takes you through the weekend, always in view. 83 degrees on saturday and 82 degrees on sunday, but again, the higher risk for the showers, while there is a small risk on saturday morning, the higher threat will be sunday, middle of the day, for a shower or thunderstorm to cut on through and once that front goes by, we really cool down to start next week. i'll be getting a new computer model information in this evening, so i can update the timeline on the shower this weekend. >> vanessa: kevin, we'll see you shortly. new at 5:00 p.m., a connecticut girl is the latest american to
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the 2-year-old is the fourth person in the u.s. with the bacteria that's resistant to even last resort antibiotics. researchers say so far, this is little sign that the superbug is spreading, the connecticut girl has already recovered from the infection. >> mark: dozens of birds found dead in one local neighborhood. >> i don't want to think that somebody is doing this intentionally. >> mark: coming up at 5:00 p.m., why the death of two family pets in the same area has people coincidence. >> vanessa: plus, a second grader starts to scream and cry after being bullied in class. up next, the shocking way the school handled it that now has
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>> mark: defense secretary ash cartser says the international community must redouble the pressure on north korea to halt these comments came just hours after north korea conducted another high-level nuclear test, detonating an explosion underground that created a minor earthquake. this is the second such test of nuclear power by north korea this year. carter also called the north korean test destabilizing and provocative. >> vanessa: louisiana leaders are making a pitch for flood relief in washington. mayors of towns devastated by the massive flooding in southern louisiana want congress to approve a $2 billion package to help the state rebuild.
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about the families who lost everything. >> and while the storm didn't have a name, every person that it affected does. homes and businesses that had never flooded before, were suddenly under water. >> vanessa: the storm dropped an awful lot of rain in south louisiana last month, killing 13 people and flooding more than 100,000 homes. >> mark: train crash in northern spain left at least four people dead. rail officials say the passenger train derailed while traveling from nearly 50 passengers were hurt, many of them had to be airlifted to the hospital by helicopter. early indications show the locomotive hit part of a bridge, causing it to come off the track. >> vanessa: the aclu of missouri is filing a lawsuit on behalf of the family of the 7-year-old boy, who say the second grader's constitutional rights were violated. now 10-year-old caleb had handcuffs put on him two years ago by a school resource officer. court documents say the second grader was being bullied,
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and when officers asked him to be quiet, he didn't. and that's when he was handcuffed. >> imagine as an adult, going through something like this and then imagine as a 7-year-old. i mean, he felt like he was getting arrested. >> vanessa: the aclu says caleb committed no crime. court documents say a school spokeswoman once said that the officer followed district protocol and the handcuffs were just one method used to subdue students. >> mark: a new store has opened up in boston. >> vanessa: how it's helping some youngtu clothes and supplies they need for the school year for free. >> mark: scary moments for one fisherman, stranded on a sand bar. >> it was almost like a feeding frenzy going on around me. >> mark: how he was able to fight off a dozen sharks and get back to shore safely. >> vanessa: but up next, a local man accused of exposing himself to teenagers.
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>> mark: new hampshire registered sex offender working in massachusetts is caught lexington high school students, a group of girls were on their way to soccer practice and police say this happened twice this week. >> vanessa: fox 25's crystal haynes is live in lexington, and crystal, this man says he has a unique medical diagnosis that made him do this. >> the reporter: a dangerous walk home. >> each of them stating that they were disgusted and shocked. >> the reporter: lexington police say 30-year-old new hampshire registered sex
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exposed himself to a group of high school students on a path not once but twice this week. >> there are seven counts of open and gross lewdness. each of the victims is under 17 years of age. >> the reporter: an officer had to tackle mobley to the ground. >> he did speak willingly with police. i would note that that interview went unrecorded, despite lexington police department's own regulation allegedly gave his brother's name and information before confessing to both incidents to police, telling him he served three years of a seven year new hampshire state prison sentence for a similar crime. >> during his time in state prison, he was diagnosed as what they call an exhibitionist, that he does expose himself to young girls. >> the reporter: all lexington high school students have been put on alert and the superintendent's office tells me, they're cooperating with police on the investigation. >> and that's like extremely
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and i don't know what he was thinking. >> the reporter: now, police say that this man actually fled from the path right on down this, you know, this rocky road down to a commonly used playground there, and that's where we spoke with the neighborhood ice cream man, his name is mo, and he says, that he saw the whole thing go down, the arrest, and he's going to give us what happened there. reporting in lexington, i'm crystal haynes, fox 25 news. >> mark: summer has returned, temperatures reaching 90 degrees in boston today, taking a live look now at the zakim bridge, you have plenty of company on the ride home, but at least it's a nice day. fox 25 storm tracker chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz is here now and kevin, it won't be as hot, the warm weather will continue through the weekend, right. >> kevin: we're not cooling off until early next week, but that is coming. first, let's talk about the heat out there today. 93, tying the record in boston,
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providence also hit a record this afternoon, up to 92. it's 91. bedford, 90. 80's out on cape cod. 78 in the national sea shore at this hour, but the dewpoints in the 70's make it feel several degrees warmer than it actually is. our dewpoints are much better. it is a sticky night for sure. so if you're going to be around fenway park, a lot of people are, it's going to be 89 degrees at 6:00 p.m. and drop down through the 80's during the concert tonight. jason aldean and kid rock will kick it of. we're staying mostly clear tonight, until the early morning hours, when the front comes back toward us. the same front we were tracking the showers along, comes back as a warm front and it has a chance, a slight chance to kick off a shower or even a thunderstorm off the front. you can see those happening there on futurecast and by the afternoon, we start to break back into sunshine. we'll talk more details about that and the timeline for more showers on sunday. >> vanessa: this summer was the driest on record and because of that, cities, including worcester, are taking drastic measures to reserve tierries
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water. you have to ask for one. we spoke to restaurants in the city about the regulations, many people are not happy with. >> i didn't know that we were supposed to do that. yeah, nobody ever -- nobody went around telling anyone anything, i don't think. >> vanessa: some of the other new restrictions include no watering of lawns. the fire department is not training with water right now. and you also can't wash cars at home. anyone caught violating these restri fine for a first offense. >> mark: police arrested a man wanted for a robbery after a woman was beaten over the head and knocked to the ground. manchester new hampshire police say this man, malean attacked a woman on lowell street earlier this week and stole her purse and ran off. when police arrested molean, he st. louis had the victim's things. >> vanessa: concerns in one local neighborhood after dozens of birds fell from the sky. many of them died, and a cat had to be put down.
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reports, neighbors wants answers, worried they could get sick too. a bizarre situation in dorchester, where more than 40 birds fell from the sky on thursday. >> it's frightening. >> the reporter: gina found two on her front porch. >> they were two birds, they weren't dead but they were close it. you could tell they were suffering. >> the reporter: the animal rescue league said a total of 47 were sick, two sick cats, one who eventually had to be put down thursday. >> and i never had any problem with cats living outside. >> the reporter: robert also had two perfectly healthy 5-year-old cats suddenly die last weekend and now he can't help but wonder if whatever killed the animals yesterday, killed his. >> made me wonder and with this on the news yesterday, i don't know, just too coincidental. >> the reporter: officers walked the area saturday morning and found one animal who was sick,
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this out. >> i don't want to think somebody is doing this intentionally. >> the reporter: the animal rescue league is caring for the birds that survived. they'll be doing testing today to determine what killed the others. everyone here anxious for answers. >> i would like to know what's causing it, is it something i'm breathe, something that the children are breathing. >> the reporter: jessica reyes, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: we just received some updated numbers on the amounts of animals that have been sickened. so far, 32 birds have died after becoming sick. 15 birds aren animal rescue league. new at 5:00 p.m., natick police hope this clear surveillance video will help them catch these bike thieves. in this video, they steal a $280 bike and police had similar reports along the natick-framingham line all summer. if you have tips, report them anonymously to natick police on line. >> mark: police arrested a high school student for stealing a beloved art installation. we reported the theft of sirloin, the lobster from
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local artists. officers arrested a 15-year-old for the crime, but say they have not recovered the statue. 75-pound lobster was one of 29 lobsters on display. police are looking for other suspects in the left. the 15-year-old faces multiple charges and will be in court on monday. the students at harvard may find themselves walking to class alongside goats. new pilot program at the arboretum is bringing in four hungry goats as a way to control invasive plants on campus. get some at my house. th containing pants like poison ivy and buck thorn. authorities are warning people to be careful if you're in that area walking around goats. >> vanessa: ban affleck directs and stars in "live by night," which is set in boston. the movie takes a closer look at crime in the city during the prohibition era. live by night is set to come out in mid january, and already has some oscar buzz.
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other pets in one local neighborhood. >> vanessa: new at 6:00 p.m., why the city says there is nothing they can do about it. >> mark: a couple overdoses while driving with a young boy in the car. the shocking video that's going viral and why police started following them in the first place. >> vanessa: also, close call for a store clerk as a driver slams right in to his store. up next, the other surveillance video from outside and what police believe caused this
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>> vanessa: a new jersey court of appeals has thrown out the conviction of a former rutgers university students whose roommate killed himself after being captured on a cam kissing another man. the court tossed out several counts against the man because of changes in the state law. the death of tyler clement started a national conversation people. >> mark: take a look at this s.u.v. as it smashes into a convenience store, taking out the counter and pinning the clerk under a pile of rubble and you can see the s.u.v. reversed right into one of the fuel pump barriers and speed forward into the store. take a look at this later. now police say the driver hit the gas, you've heard this before, instead of the brake. >> a few of us live up the street, so we kind of knew the owner of the owner of the business and we backed out to
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we ended up boarding up the business and taking their personal belongings out. >> mark: the clerk is taken to the hospital but is expected to be ok. no broken bones, just a lot of cuts and bruises. no word on when the store will reopen. >> vanessa: a florida fisherman almost became bait himself. steve moon was fishing for red fish in florida, but what he attracted was about ten sharks. moon was surrounded and was able to fight off the approaching sharks, using just his fishing pole for 90 minutes. finally, the 24-year-old was able t crews, who came to his aid. >> i noticed the fins and i'm like, oh great, i saw them out of the corner of my eye and i saw him he had a 7-foot shark. >> vanessa: so calm. no big deal. moon will be back in the water next week, but this time, he will not be going alone. >> mark: goodville. new at 5:00 p.m., two women are lucky to be alive at two women
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yesterday afternoon. the area at the bottom of the cliff is filled with trees. but rescue crews managed to reach the two women, police are still investigating why their car went over the edge. >> kevin: record heat in boston today, up to 91 degrees. a record day in providence, rhode island as well. those are the two locally. it gets cooler this weekend, but a shower threat. a timeline on those. >> vanessa: when you look good, you feel good. thames the concept behind katie's closet.
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>> vanessa: a couple overdosed on heroin, with their young child in back seat of their car and tonight, they're facing charges. >> mark: the pictures police took, are graphic and are going viral as an example of the drug epidemic in our country. police in liverpool, ohio, first posted these pictures on facebook last night. it shows the adults passed out in a car with a 4-year-old boy in the back seat.
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it weave through traffic on the roadway. they say it almost hit a school bus before coming to a stop. both the man and woman were revived, using narcan. the boy is the woman's son and is now in the custody of a family friend. >> vanessa: our morning news team first saw the picture this morning and posted it on the facebook page, more than one million people have seen it and we're getting a lot of comments. >> mark: you can see those and we had some people reach out and say why the graphic images, that portrays in black and white, perfectly what's going on in our society. this is an epidemic and it needs to be addressed. the pictures aren't pretty. >> vanessa: you think how scared the child is in the back seat. >> mark: the fact that you have people on the road as mentioned, almost hit a school bus, this is the type of problem we're dealing with, it just becomes bigger and bigger, as it gets out of hand. this is an epidemic we're dealing with and trying to get under control here in america.
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page to see more of the photos. >> mark: they call it a store, but you can't buy anything here. inside deval patrick's mathers school, a small space with a big mission. fox 25's elizabeth hopkins joining us now. you just took a tour of this. this is katie's closet this afternoon. >> the reporter: that's right. ex-says if a student doesn't have their basic needs met, it is impossible for them to focus on learning. this shop is giving kids the clothes and toiletries they might not get at home free of charge. six years after her daughter's close to the surface. >> for a mom, i think what you worry about when you lose a child is people forgetting her. never did i think god we would be here today. >> the reporter: this is katie's closet, located inside dorchester's mathers school and one of its 37 shops located in schools throughout massachusetts and new hampshire. they're named at ann marie's daughter, who died of a connective tissue disorder at
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register, everything here is donated. >> underwear,9w?=.? socks, even toothpaste and deodorant, everything that kids at mathers school would need throughout the year for free. that's important to elizabeth collie, she is mom to a first grader. >> what are your favorite types of clothes to wear. >> lots of them. >> the reporter: until recently, miles and his mom didn't have permanent housing. when they finally got a place, it was a blessing, but also >> sometimes when you budget, like basic necessaryity, shoes, deodorant. >> the reporter: now miles and his family have the option to pop into the store and get what they need. >> it has impacted his spirit. he does focus. it does impact his self-esteem. >> the reporter: and that mission carrying katie's name means everything to ann marie.
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happy and thrilled. >> the reporter: katie's closet is a big operation. they are always looking for donations. to find out how you can help, head to katie's elizabeth hopkins, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: people all over the country are outraged over a mattress store ad referencing the september 11th attacks. that ad shows two stacks of mattresses piled up and collapsing to the ground when the owner of the store says, we will never forget. critics are calling it tasteless and offensive. the company miracle m for the anniversary of the attacks are but to many on social media, the concept of the sale was immediately offensive. >> you don't see people making fun of things that happen at pearl harbor when you know, the japanese attacked us, you don't see people making fun of any other war, so why is a terrorist attack on monumental buildings ok? >> vanessa: the owner of miracle mattress issued an apology today to all of the victims and
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by his family. >> kevin: still 91 out there in boston, so if you're in and around boston, big concert going on tonight. i know that. it is hot, it is sticky, feels even hotter than that, when you factor in the dew points, where it's in the 60's and low 70's. this evening, high school football kicking off, how about this out there in natick. 87 degrees at 6:00 p.m. it will be still 81 degrees middle of the game, then wraps up tonight. but it is going to be a warm and sticky first night of football for sure. all around the state, but that's our game of the week, weymouth visiting natick. out at fenway, 90 degrees for the start of the show this evening and as the sun goes down, it will be mostly clear, and dropping down through the 80's, but still sticky there too. warm and dry for jason aldean and kid rock and whoever else they have out there playing. that front is draped to our south. notice a couple of showers in the new york city area and in
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connecticut, that are drifting along that front, those could clip the south coastal areas later tonight. spotty showers, because a warm front is coming back at us. when it comes back north, it takes on the characteristics of a warm front and that's what will be happening through the morning tomorrow. you see the clouds and the risk for a few showers, pretty much anywhere along the front and sometimes when you have the warm fronts come on by with the humidity in the air, you can kick off a thunderstorm. we'll be watching for that. meteorologist jason brewer will be guiding you through it in middle of the day, a small risk of a shower, but that mostly drifts on to the north. sunshine in southern new england and clearing skies for your evening for night two of the concert by the way and all of your other saturday evening activities. lunchtime temperatures in the 70's. notice where the sun is coming out more quickly here, because the front has gone by, get to go 80 degrees. that will be the case in the south shore and out to rhode island and connecticut. now let's fast forward. sunday morning, some clouds, some sun, mixture of the two, but staying dry. it's the middle of the date and
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toward us, passing through boston afternoon, on to the south shore in cape cod during the latter part of the afternoon, but boy, we're going to clear out fast behind that front. we're also going to dry out. dew point temperatures drop through the 50's an eventually into the 40's. it will be cool sunday night. boston college and umass tomorrow at gillette stadium, fix the icon, there is a small risk of a shower during the tailgate part of the festivities and up to the kickoff at noontime, but through the afternoon, we'll call it partly sunny, hazy sunshine, and temperatures generally in the low 80 sticky day through saturday. high temperatures coming up tomorrow, well, going to be near 8 o quincy, 79. newton, 80 degrees and up here in the north shore, expect it to be mostly in the upper 70's. you'll stay cloudy there longer, because the front is passing north coming from the coast to your south. you'll be the last ones to get back in no sunshine. seven-day forecast, 80's, and both days caring a risk of shower, the higher risk on sunday. >> vanessa: dozens of people had
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the french alps and some passengers were left there overnight. french and italian helicopters were able to get 65 people out of the cars before nightfall. 45 people were stuck 12,000 feet in the air for the night. with the sun now up in the alps, officials hope to have everyone back on solid ground very soon. no word on what caused the malfunction. the house from the sitcom, "full house" is no longer just for the tanner family. the san francisco house from the popular show is n the cost -- nearly 14 grand a month. the san francisco chronicle says the 1883 home was put on the market in may, but wasn't purchased, so now is for rent. the house was used as the exterior picture of the family's home, indoor scenes were filmed at a studio. >> mark: that's one of the painted ladies that is they're known. we're working on several new stories for news fox 25 news, including a high profile head master at a local school charged with a sex crime.
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man's background. families in a local city worried about their safety, after a dog viciously attacks two pets. why the owner of that dog says the whole incident is being blown out of proportion. >> mark: also new at 6:00 p.m., we know tom brady is out, but will rob gronkowski sit this one out as well, butch stearns spoke with someone at the patriots. he joins us with new information on the patriots star tight end and who is dealing of course with that hamstring july. and it's the day the music died at a local high school.
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