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donald trump's son compared refugees to candy. >> it might be the ugliest shoes ever made. sent fashionistas over the edge. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, 7:00 on tuesday morning, it is september 20th, hope your morning off to a great start, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. though in the weather department this morning. meteorologist shiri spear is in the stormtracker weather center with fog and few showers right now. sun is coming back by the end of the day. >> shiri: end of the day a world of difference. tricky spot here dartmouth to acushnet and carve and her kingston over the cape and islands because we have some scattered showers that will continue through the morning
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the rest of the area drying out in a sense. feel still very muggy out there, helping to fuel some mist, fog, 69 for you in boston, 62 in worcester, waking up to the 60s but look at that dense fog in worcester and bedford now spreading down to norwood this hour, up to portsmouth, new hampshire, not looking much better in beverly, either. hour-by-hour forecast going to have a ton of clouds and fog with temperatures scooting into the 70s here, upper 70s by lunchtime but no clearing really until the hour-by-hour look with future cast coming up. here is julie grauert with accident update. >> julie: accident on 128 southbound on route 128 has cleared. however, we have a in you one on route 1, it is in saugus at broadway street, southbound right at main street, and slowing things down on route 1. as we shift southbound average speeds on the expressway 11 miles per hour. also want to remind you you can expect some delays in the chelsea area on route 16 westbound because of an earlier
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36 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 48 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. >> gene: suspect in bombings in new jersey and new york is being held on $5 million bail this morning following a shootout with police. 28-year-old ahmad kahn rahami was born in afghanistan but is a naturalized citizen who grew up in new jersey where his family is well-known to the community. >> sara: police are trying to figure out if he worked alone. rahami was found sleeping in a bar in lyndon, new jersey yesterday morning a few minutes away where the pipe bombs were found. it shows him approaching police with gun and opening fire. one officer was hit in police vest but he is okay and it was the bar's owner that called police. he says he noticed suspicious man sleeping in his doorway
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to police. >> >> i said look at this. looks exactly like this guy but only miss attach but looks like him and recognize him. he said are you sure i said yes. >> >> jessica: >> sara: he recently traveled to afghanistan and pakistan and changed when heigh came back and there were no known terror groups high pressure his family opens a has had problems with the city. >> gene: they look a lot like the bombs used in the boston marathon bombings. handwritten note was left on one of the bombs and referenced the tsamaev brothers. michael henrich live along boylston street and look at the similarities between the two attacks. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning. there are several similarities,
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5k race and there are reports of multiple law enforcement sightings saying at that time new york new jersey bomber referenced here in 2013 before going on rampage. it is still not clear how much the terrorist attack at the boston marathon nearly three and a half years ago influenced new york bomber ahmad kahn rahami but weapons used this past weekend and what the cars brothers used in 2013, pressure cookers packed with a variety of metals including ball bearings. that said the top official with fbi in boston tells fox25 there's no incredible imminent imminent threat against new england targets. >> there isn't anything specific or incredible relevant to our backyard. >> michael: federal, local and
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security. expect to see police presence at fenway park as well as throughout the public transit system. >> it is to calm before the storm. >> homeland security says isis inspired attacked by the ones in new york and new jersey can be very difficult to prevent. >> the most you can do is look at the known people and pay attention to information that's coming in and hope you're one step ah again at this point law enforcement officials say there's no known link between massachusetts and the suspected new york-new jersey bomber rahami. live in back bay, i'm michael henrich, fox 23 news. >> gene: fox25 will continue to monitor the investigation into the new jersey and new york attacks on air and online. log on to fox25 boston.com for more pictures of the suspect's arrest and closer look at details of the case. >> sara: new this morning police in southbridge looking to
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having their cruisers parked in the open without any security. fox25 jessica reyes is live outside the southbridge police department where plans to pave the lot were on the back burner in order to pay for the new fence, jess. >> jessica: that's right. that was the police parking lot you saw out the here live this morning. the chief wants this for the officers because all in response to the antipolice what we have heard over the past month and year and he says it is not safe work. we have a better look at the parking lot now. see once again it is really not that secure and no fence around it but this morning the chief is telling the worcester telegram and gazette he wants to change that. his plan is to put a fence around the police parking area. he has asked the town to repurpose the safety ground that was initially going to be used to repave the parking lot and wants to use that for a fence instead. town counselors did unanimously approve the request. southbridge police had a number
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in the past. the worst and most recent was back in june of last year with the man named arthur burnam. he ran into the lobby of the police station and threatened to kill everyone there and ran out to the parking lot, doused cruiser with gas and set it on fire. hours after he was arrested and video shows him jumping up and down as the cruiser burned. his case has actually gone very slowly through the court system and trial date has not yet been set for him. but the paver about concerns of his. one, maryland police officer outside of his precinct in the past year and another pastor was an alert from the national internal order of police urging departments to secure the lots because reports of people coming in and loosening the lug nuts on police vehicles. you might remember we reported on this last month in boston three officers did find lug nuts had been loosened on their personal cars. we did just speak with dispatch here in southbridge.
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sometime in 8:00-hour and as soon as we get here we will be talking with him and hear more and as soon as we have that we will bring it to you here live on the fox25 morning news. live in southbridge, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: local gym teacher back on the job. 39-year-old anthony altieri. police say he smashed woman's face into door frame and they administrative leave before allowing him to go to work. >> kind of scary for students like me. >> don't think they did anything. >> teacher due back on the job on october 18th. >> sara: we are now less than a week out from the first presidential debate and the latest poll shows the gap between hillary clinton and donald trump closing in one battle ground state. take a look at the numbers from florida just released by the new york times yesterday.
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leaves trump by one point. the majority of florida voters say they dislike both major candidates equally. >> warm tonight show welcome to hillary clinton. >> sara: hillary clinton taking to late night television to drum up support. she appeared on the tonight show last night. host jimmy fallon had surgical mask because dangerous relationship between russian president vladimir putin and her rival donald trump calling it the most famous bromance going. >> sara: according to the
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clinton. former lieutenant governor of maryland and clinton supporter. spokesperson says george bush's vote will remain private. sara: donald trump's tweet compared refugees from syria to popular brand of candy. donald trump junior tweeted an image if i had a bowl of skittles and told you three would kill you, would you take a problem. it has the logo of the presidential ticket and spokesman for the clinton campaign called the tweet disgusting. the company which makes skittles say the analogy is inappropriate. >> gene: red sox magic number to clinch the american league east. it is at nine. sox extend the league and four game series last night in baltimore and rick porselli and
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defensive help. at plate mookie betts continues to destroy oriole pitching. this is nineteenth home run against the o's this year. sox up two-zero. then in the fifth david ortiz does it again. number 35 on the season. red sox win it five-two over the orioles. they now lead both baltimore and toronto four games in the division and magic number stands at nine. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. opposite manic number at 6:30 in the morning. up to 50 minutes on 93 as you head from 495 down to the zakim. shiri? >> shiri: photo i just got on twitter this morning. this is the fog in billerica, problem is a lot of you will see very thick and soupy conditions as you leave the house this morning. 62 to 70, range of temperatures right now dressing for the 60s. high humidity but coming home
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the 70s and 80s. >> gene: we all know the mbta red line train and approval service for frustrated passengers. >> sara: it is going to be a popular item on the christmas list this year. what you could do with go pro's new drone that has gadget excited. >> daniel: unarmed man shot by
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>> sara: father on dash cam with hands up after car stalled on highway. unarmed man shot by a police officer in tulsa, oklahoma and now an investigation is underway to find out why used. daniel miller joins us with graphic video that has gone viral this morning. >> daniel: this all started for call for abandoned vehicle in the middle of the roadway and ended with uparmed man on the ground. this morning the officer that shot the father is on administrative leave. graphic video being released in the fatal police shooting of unarmed black man in oklahoma. >> tell you right now there was no gun on the suspect or in the
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investigating 40-year-old tearence crutcher's stalled vehicle friday night. in one of the dash cam videos his hands raised as officers follow him. >> been tasered. >> during a news conference monday tulsa police chief says one officer tasered crutcher the second after telling dispatcher he wasn't cooperating and audio helicopter over the scene shows police had already made up their mind about him before the shooting. >> bad dude. >> crutcher's twin sister tiffany described him as brother and father who was enrolled in college and loved singing in church. >> you all want to know who the big bad dude was? that big bad dude was my twin brother.
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that big bad dude was a son. >> daniel: crutcher's family are asking people to keep protest peaceful. the fbi and justice department investigating own investigation into friday's shooting. daniel miller, fox25 news. >> daniel: knew about a plan to close lanes on busiest bridge for political reasons. governor chris christie facing charges and prosecutors governor closing lanes to the george washington bridge in 2014 and creating gridlock in the city of fort lee because the mayor refused to endorse governor christie. christie has denied having any knowledge of the plot. >> sara: controversial drug to treat patients with the most common childhood form of musk laugh dystrophy has been approved in decision. granted temporary approval for
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it was given to boys that have duchenne. one local boy who has seen amazing results in the trial. the drug can fight the effects of the disease and extend the person's lifespan. >> we can't forget the casualty but while it is celebration, to me it is more of relief. >> the approval process will continue to the drug and meantime doctors can expand the >> gene: new discovery could shed light on what life was like more than 2,000 years ago. ancient shipwreck and bones survived 2100 years in the bottom of the sea and appear to be in good condition and undergo dna testing. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. mass state police sending out tweet of water main break in
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blocked there and expect delays as they work to clean that up. taking you out to the map new accident on expressway right around morrissey boulevard. this is heavily traveled part of the morning commute and it will create longer than usual drive times. southbound approaching 93 even though accidents there have cleared. 93 south slow going starting in stoneham down through medford and into somerville and see volume relatively heavy on zakim and leverett connector. drive time 48 minutes on 34 minutes on expressway and 52 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. >> sara: 7:19 on dreary tuesday soupy morning. >> gene: this will burn off. >> shiri: just enough to you to go home. it is going to be really thick
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between high humidity which you could see in play right there and comfortable air not arriving until tomorrow and right here see in the studio, all the windows are fogged over and kind of giving you feel how damp and murky it will be and showers from plymouth to new bedford and southward but even in the boston or worcester or lawrence areas we have some scattered fog and that's going to come with misty conditions that will have you knocking windshield wipers every steadiest showers the steadiest rain will continue over the cape and islands, southcoast, parts of the south shore and noon time slight risk of shower there but see the clearing skies are working their way from the northwest to the southeast here and eventually they bump up the cloud cover and increasing sunshine this afternoon, especially north and west of boston and central mass, western mass, southern new hampshire, north shore, all spots brighten up first and clouds going to be pretty stubborn northeastern
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and lingering clouds over the cape and sunshine will win so high pressure will take hold of the forecast tomorrow and because it is coming in after that cold front it is also going to be pulling in some cooler, dryer, more comfortable air. this afternoon we have highs anywhere upper 70s in boston and plymouth to the low in the mid-80s here and metrowest as well as merrimack valley, mid-70s for the cape and 50s and 60s tonight followed by mid-80s tomorrow. tomorrow sunshine and and scattered clouds thursday and friday and highs in low 80s, 60s this weekend with chance of early morning saturday showers and sunshine here on sunday. back to you guys. >> gene: six months after deadly accident at crowded pizza shop and what we learned about medical history what prosecutors say may have caused horrific
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>> gene: k-mart closing 64 scores in 28 states. company says liquidation sales will start on thursday. new waves follows sears decision to close. sears is k-mart parent company. >> sara: this morning the department of education will make a big step store self-driving cars. testing including 15-point safety assessment. the cat worthiness, cyber security, how the vehicle sees the road and more. department of transportation will also release muhammad ali for states to use when drafting their own policy. another futuristic technology is getting ready to take off. go pro revealed followeddable drone. company showed off the karma
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between ugg and tiva. half ugg boot and half tiva. nobody likes it. some say it is what physical therapist would give you. others say it is amulet for feet and quirky hybrid for fashion. here is shoe version. shoe cost $175 and boot will you back $125. >> those are so ugly. >> looks like a furry sandal. >> sara: i'm sure they are the most comfortable you could wear. >> gene: what is the functionality. >> i have on pointy high heel shoes. i should be wearing those around. >> gene: you guys are the shoe people. i will defer to you. i've not sure if you're on board with this. >> shiri: i'm not wearing
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them. fog, drizzle and clouds around this morning. by lunchtime a lot of drizzle and fog will be out but the sun is not in and closer to dinner time tonight for some of you and time out improvements coming up. >> put him to bed and he would be in the crib and say go to sleep, go to sleep. he was like -- look at you and say i don't want to. >> gene: his dad says he was speaking sentences at seven months and incredible boy heading to college. huge course load he is taking on at just nine years old
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vote no on question 2. >> gene: no live pictures from sky fox. dealing with fog but not all day. >> showers tracking and cape, yarmouth, over to say the canal, down to islands this morning and wet down there and new bedford getting quarter inch of rain since midnight last night.
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and they recollect fog in bedford, quarter mile visibility and dense fog to portsmouth, new hampshire and going to be mist and he feel pretty damp early on this morning and temperatures in the upper 60s with showers southward right now and mist and fog in areas like boston, cloud and he 69?, 65 in boxford, mid-60s in central mass and society for christian activities and warm-up, improvements are almost so close we can touch he gradual clearing and most of us except the cape going to be clear as we head toward the evening hours. julie grauert up now with live drive time traffic this morning. hey, julie. >> shiri, good morning. >> accident update on 93 southbound, car crash in methuen and that's why we are seeing a little bit heavier volume there than usual and as we shift south, heavy volume on 128 approaching 93 and in southbound lanes and 93 south from woburn through medford and into
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closure on route 16 westbound because of water main break in chelsea, so seeing bumper-to-bumper conditions. 40 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin, almost an hour on 93 south and a little over an hour on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. >> gene: man that allegedly terrorized new york and new jersey being held this as we learn new information about ahmad kahn rahami and investigation that led to his arrest. they believe the 28-year-old constructed the bombs themselves and that handiwork shows he likely received training from someone with experience with ied's. >> investigators now also focusing on several trips he made to pakistan and afghanistan between 2011 and 2014 and trying to determine if he became
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>> sara: multiple reports note left behind on pressure cooker bomb that did not go off in chelsea mentioned number of other terrorist attacks including the one of the boston marathon. >> gene: rahami was taken into custody after a gun battle with police in new jersey. >> sara: police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the attacks. arrest came hours after released the photos saying he was armed and dangerous. unexploded bomb in che fingerprint that matched rahami from previous arrest. they also say surveillance video played a critical role. rahami is seen on several different cameras wheeling two duffle bags down 23rd street in manhattan just before the first explosions. police also revealed that relative of rahami's was one of the five people inside of a car that was stopped by the fbi on sunday night. that relative was questioned and released. rahami is currently in a new
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and reportedly not cooperating with police. >> as we mentioned we have learned that the new jersey man may have been inspired by boston marathon attacks and more note left behind with one of the bombs that mentioned the tsamaev brothers. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning to you, gene. that is the key. note cited by multiple law enforcement sourcesct referenced what happened here finish line of the boston marathon and raising eyebrows. it is still not clear how much the terrorist attack at boston marathon nearly three and a half years ago influenced suspected new york new jersey bomber ahmad kahn rahami but intentional or not similarities exist between the weapons prosecutors say rahami used this past weekend and what the tsamaev brothers used in boston in 2013.
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variety of metals including ball bearings. that said the top official with the fbi in boston tells fox25 there's no credible imminent threat against new england targets. >> there isn't anything specific or credible limited to our backyard. >> michael: enhance security operations for the patriots game this thursday night at gillette also expect to see increased police as well as throughout the public transit system. >> one piece of information or intelligence may be critical aspect that could stop terrorist incident from occurring. >> hear something say something as much as ever and coming up ahead in next report 30 minutes
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prevent the took. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> monitor into new jersey and attacks on air and online and log on to fox25boston.com and closer look at details of the case. >> gene: prosecutors now revealing from man suffers from multiple sclerosis to create mobility problems in other issues. in court yesterday they took into account but found no evidence that played a role in crash at sweet tomatoes earlier this year. suspect pled not guilty to motor vehicle homicide and released without having to pay any bail ask lawyer expected back in court thursday regarding documents in the case. >> sara:
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with a woman and met her at gagas station parking lot. the woman tried to steal $5 from truck and grabbed the steering wheel as dixon tried to drive away. dixon dragged alleged drug dealer down the street after he told her he didn't have any drugs. >> sara: bus driver in chelsea says more needs to be done to keep children safe at bus stop. yesterday six-year-old boy was hurt when driver blew school bus and hit on bus drivers say there's a troubling trend of cars not stopping for buses. >> rampant problem. cars went past me more than speed limit and them right in front of me. >> people continue to pass me all the time and i know they do it to others too and i think it is terrible. >> police say the boy was not seriously injured and charged with operating to endanger. bus driver say they would like to see stiffer fines for drivers
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law. >> gene: 7:38. sculpture honoring children from the holocaust which shows two stars of david disappeared on center street in milton last week and created by 81-year-old fred manness of waltham. it is a tribute to other children who died in death camps during world war ii. >> can't imagine why anybody would steal it other than hate but it is not significant. >> director of the cemetery has filed a police report and officers are investigating. >> sara: there's a new plan to improve the commute for thousands of t-riders. they want to buy new batch of red line cars to increase capacity and run faster. stephanie coueignoux live in dorchester talking about what
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of dollars. >> stephanie: you think people would be on board and plan in preliminary stages so you cannot get excited just yet. however, if the plan were to actually go through it would greatly impact passengers as well as their commute time and increase capacity on red line train by 50% and decrease wait times between t four and a half minutes and replace the current red line cars as well as add two dozen new cars. officials say the newer cars, they will have better brakes meaning they would be able to travel much faster. again, we did speak with passengers earlier this morning and they did have some mixed emotions about the potential overhaul. >> had enough of getting on train, sitting on bus, sitting on train.
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>> hopefully it will work. >> if the plan were to go through wouldn't be put into place for another seven years and bit of wait. stephanie coueignoux. fox25 news. >> 128 southbound in woburn almost hour and ten minutes route 1 in peabody to the weston >> shiri: new bedford 3.5 inches of rain since midnight and spot to watch and most with clouds and fog and temperature upper 60s, lower seventies on the way to work and school. >> 7:40, local whole foods want to bring your dog grocery shopping. new pet friendly service offering officers at select locations. >> sara: police call with unusual outcome. the helping hand extended by a
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>> sara: boston police officer being called a hero by local father. going above and beyond at the time of need. daniel miller joins us with heartwarming story. >> daniel: wrote fox25 to commend the boston police officer to respond to 911 call that officer is responsible for giving him the gift of hope after outpouring of from people he doesn't even know. >> he saved my life. >> daniel: john talking about 20-month-old son alexander. concerned caller led to encounter at south bay mall with officer. >> somebody was concerned because i was covered in sweat, had baby, high drug area. >> daniel: officer barrett approached the father and son.
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why injure stalking me. he said i'm sweating and starting to explain the story. >> daniel: it brought the bpd vet to tears. >> in 20 years as police officer it hit hard. >> daniel: john was foster care, recovering addict. alexander's mom is also in a shelter. his son alexander made him wake up. >> without him i would probably still be out running the streets. >> daniel: that day john carrying alexander pushing broken stroller trying to get second one fixed for little boy. officer barrett dropped everything and called niece to help. >> said never cried like that in 20 years so really touched. >> posted message on mom facebook page and response stunned two southie women. >> it was just immediate, overwhelming. >> for john too a new stroller, clothes and toys.
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john had full custody for a years and message from complete strangers will allow him to receive money for his apartment. officer barrett saying able to do something like this is best thing about being a cop. daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: still plenty of smiles at local high school as senior gets to live out dream on soccer field. on friday saugus high school playing against salem. during down's syndrome player and able to score not but two goals. >> happy to kick two times and happy today. >> gene: teammates say he is always cheering them on no matter what the score so they are happy to do something for
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pennsylvania saying happy to see their son. next year he will attend college. he hopes to be astrophysicist and not overwhelmed by going to class with older students. >> i'm usually at the front of the class and out of sight, of mind. >> his son was speaking full sentences at seven months old and age of two he could multiply numbers and learned to speak chinese when he was five. >> julie: i can barely speak full sentences now during the show so good for him. he will be hiring me some day all of us. taking look at route 3 south of town, accident in be right after derby street and creating a little bit of volume backing up
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24 a little bit sluggish in the stoughton area. 128 slightly backed up in canton. live look at the expressway, heavy volume past the gas tank. live drive times, 29 minutes route 3 from 228 to the braintree split. 32 minutes on 24, 30 minutes on the expressway. gene and sara, what are you doing at nine years old? speaking chinese yet. >> sara: word for no. >> gene: you guys have slackers compared to him. >> no pressure or anything. he will be amazing. let's dive into the forecast because forecast is not turn amazing, not until we get into probably tomorrow and looking back at yesterday's rainfall anywhere four inches of rain
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2.1 inches, wareham at one and a half but lexington about half an inch of rain in boston less than that and starting to chip away at rainfall deficit just a little. don't think it is going to give us too much improvement with the drought monitor but hopefully stops it from getting worse. right now a lot of clouds and even showers close to this front which is stall out of southeastern massachusetts, clearing skies over central new england eventually work way southward so do see the slow improvements today. in particular and noon time we are still looking at mostly cloudy skies and we still got the slight chance of shower over the cape or southcoast and islands and most of us end up lifting between eight and 10:00 a.m. and clearing skies and kind of chipping away at the cloud cover at southeastern massachusetts so 69? in boston right now, a lot of clouds to get through this morning and temperatures back in the lower
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70s by 1:00 this afternoon and close to 80? and enough breaks in the clouds we could get there in boston. hottest and brightest spots will be areas like lowell and nashua, up to manchester, new hampshire, worcester at 78 though and you're going to turn partly sunny there, framingham as well at 83 but norwood 83 and further south we go the more clouds we are going to find so do tend think it is going to be mostly cloud and he marshfield and bridgewater and clouds and sher afternoon over the cape and islands. tonight it is 50s and 60s. probably comfortable enough to sleep with window open tonight, still going to be a little bit sticky out there which will lead to early morning fog but once the fog burns off it is all about the sunshine here tomorrow. see high pressure and sun really going to take over and 7-day forecast with weekend always in view and tomorrow 83? and bright and quiet conditions thursday and friday and early morning showers on saturday, highs in the sixties this weekend and
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>> gene: faa telling everyone to loaf dangerous cell phones. talking about the samsung galaxy note seven. and massive recall because battery can overheat and explode and what happened last week. the plane's cabin with smoke and issued series of warnings about the phones but says it is up to the tsa to enforce it but no one expert -- one expert says that is next to impossible. >> put this one on tsa and stopping everyone. >> gene: for now they are being called to keep the recalled phones off while flying
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fines. >> kellogg popular breakfast item. newt trigrain waffles have been recalled. best of used date by for november of next year and so far no one got sick but you should toss the box and call kellogg for a refund. >> sara: massachusetts considering changing laws when it comes to alcohol. bill to expand the so-called cork and carry law has been revived in the state senate under the change you would be able to bring home bottle of wine you didn't finish at tavern or veterans post. already legal to do that for bottles from restaurants and hotels. sara: soon you can bring your cat or doing grocery store shopping with you.
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while you shop and only available at select stores in cambridge, newton and melrose. sigma alpha mu son opening a bookstore in the area. store coming to legacy place mall in dedham. no word on when it opens but the store is hiring nearly 20 people. the store will sell books as well as amazon's kendall e reader, fire tablet and echo smart home devices. amazon has two other book in california and portland. >> how contractor for the sports betting site won million dollars over the weekend. >> shiri: heavy rain threat coming to an end and which specific towns and cities still monitoring.
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grandmother says it is not what you think. what she says really happened it was doggie destiny was mr. bonejangles expecting the perfect toy at an amazing price? of course not. he's a dog. but that's the beauty of a store full of surprises. you never know what you're gonna find,
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dear fellow citizen, i know what it's like to live a full life. but living for today doesn't mean forgetting about tomorrow. most people spend more time planning their vacation than they do for retirement. but i like to think of retirement like it's a 30-year vacation. so how are you going to get there? don't worry. it just takes some planning. and i can help. me. sincerely, bernard tynes fellow vacationer and fellow citizen. >> gene: new evidence shows man behind the attacked in bombings in new york city was inspired by the bombing.
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why pushing for new fence around the police parking lot. >> sara: there's a major shift in the battle against drug abuse. >> gene: new tour of foreign country and live like the local. coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, thank you for being with us on tuesday, september 20th. i'm englewood -- gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. when the muggy soupy air will let up. >> shiri: clearing skies going to eventually take over and hanging on to couple showers southcoast to the cape and
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lighter stuff and in boston and low clouds right now you might find things a little bit misty in particular beverly, lawrence, worcester, all reported. fog thickest from lawrence to beverly but into southern new hampshire for the sea coast that's still dense fog and really going to be the worst of it. now in boston itself lower 70s coming in by 10:00 this morning and look at all and highs close to 80? and highs anywhere 80 to 86? and gradual clearing i will time it out for your town coming up in just a couple minutes. julie grauert with live drive time traffic and look at heaviest volume. >> julie: things still slow out there on 95 in particular. that's where we are going to start. average speed 15 miles per hour. those backups to about route 27 in the walpole area. as we shift north 93 south sluggish from medford into somerville.
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on route 16 westbound in chelsea from earlier water main break and one of the lanes blocked off and causing slower than usual. 21 minutes on pike eastbound from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel. 31 minutes on 95 in that segment pointed out from 495 to 128. 29 minutes on 128 northbound as you head from westwood to the weston tolls. back t >> gene: suspect behind bars. 28-year-old ahmad kahn rahami was born in afghanistan but he grew up in new jersey where family is well-known in the community. >> sara: now this morning police are trying to figure out if he worked alone. rahami was found sleeping in bar in lyndon, new jersey yesterday morning. video shows him approaching police with a gun and opening fire. he hit one officer in the chest and stopped the bullet and
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owner that called police after noticing suspicious man resembled the picture released by police. >> guy in the bar and i said look at the photo and looks exactly like this go but only mustache but looks like him and recognize him, he is the same guy and said are you sure, i said yes. >> sara: he recently traveled to afghanistan and pakistan and friends said he changed ties to terror groups. his family owns a fried chicken restaurant in new jersey and had problems with police. >> gene: handwritten note was found on one of the bombs that referenced the tsamaev brothers. michael henrich live along boylston street with look at similarities between the two attacks. good morning. >> michael: about that note, several law enforcement sources
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york and new jersey referenced what happened here at finish line of the boston marathon back in 2013 and that's raising whole lot of eyebrows this morning. it is still not clear how much the terrorist attack at the boston marathon nearly three and a half years ago influenced suspected new york-new jersey bomber ahmad kahn rahami, but intentional or not similarities exist past weekend and what the tsamaev brothers used in 2013. pressure cookers with variety of metals, including ball bearing. top official with the fbi in boston tells fox25 there's no incredible imminent threat against new england targets. >> there isn't anything specific to our backyard. >> they are not taking chances, enhancing security operations to
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night at gillette and also expect to see increased police presence at fenway park as well as throughout the public transit system. >> it is the calm before the storm. >> michael: isis inspired attacks like the ones in new york and new jersey can be very difficult to prevent. >> the most you could do is look at known people and pay attention to information that's coming in and hope one step ahead of them. >> michael: expert spoke with mark ockerbloom at 11:00 sharing his insight on take aways about the investigation. that's coming up ahead in about 30 minutes. live in back bay, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: continuing to monitor the investigation on air and online. log on to fox25boston.com for more pictures of the suspect's arrest and closer look at details in the case. gene: breaking news right
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deadly truck attack in france back in july. prosecutors in france say eight people have been taken into custody in connection with the bastille day attack in nice. 86 people died, hundreds more hurt when man drove box truck into a crowd of people with fireworks display. drove 2 miles when shot and killed by police. we are told the suspects arrested today are from tunisia and france. >> sara: their own parking lot. officers don't feel safe having cruisers parked in the open. fox25 jessica reyes live outside the southbridge police department with the plan to put giant fence around the lot. jessica? >> jessica: we are going to be speaking with chief and we do know that this is all in response to so much of the antipolice sentiment we heard around the country over the past couple of months and over the past year or so and he is saying officers are just not safe any
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now, this is according to the worcester telegram and gazette this morning and we have video of the current police parking situation here at the police department. you can see really not that secure and there's no fence around it at this point. the police want to change that and put a fence around the area where his officers park. he has asked the town to repurpose up to $60,000 that was going to be used on fence as reported on in the past, number of issues with this open parking lot. the worst and most resents was in june of last year with man named arthur burnham. he threatened to kill everyone in police lobby there and doused cruiser with gas and set it on fire. here that morning hours after he was arrested and this video shows him jumping up and down as the cruiser burned.
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including killing of maryland police officer right outside the precinct and another factor includes an alert from the national fraternal order of police urging departments to secure lots because of reports of people unscrewing lug nuts on police officer cruisers and last month back in august and did a story on three police officers who had lug nuts unscrewed on personal vehicles. so once again the chief is due here sometime in the next hour speaking with him getting his thoughts on this -- more on thoughts and as soon as we bring bring -- get it we will bring it to you. >> gene: 39-year-old anthony altieri arrested on domestic assault charges last week. police say he smashed a woman's face into a door frame. the school put him on paid administrative leave for a week
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work. >> kind of scary for students like me. >> gene: teacher back in court on october 18th. >> sara: less than a week out from the presidential debate and donald trump and hillary clinton closing in one battle ground state. take look at numbers for florida just released by new york times trump by one point. the majority of florida voters say they dislike both major candidates equally. former president george h.w. bush might be bucking his party. there's reports he is voting for hillary clinton. there's a picture of shaking hands with the president, former
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his camp says he will remain silent. >> sara: donald trump junior tweeted an image to say if i had a bowl of skittles and told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful? that's syrian refugee problem and has official logo of the republican presidential ticket. a spokesman for the clinton campaign called the tweet disgusting. the company which makes said analogy is inappropriate. >> julie: 48 minutes pretty typical andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: photo i got on twitter from one of the photographers, foggy hancock tower and you can see the building fading into the cloud cover. we have fog, we have clouds, even got a few showers on top right now. 60s up to about 70?. 70s and 80s sending you home
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y right checking from santander bank. ? are you feeling alright, baby? ? >> sara: father of four shown on dash cam with hands up after his car stalled on the highway. that unarmed man was then shot by a police officer in tulsa, oklahoma. to find out why lethal force was used. fox25 daniel miller joins us with the graphic video that's gone viral this morning. >> daniel: call for abandon vehicle in arm way and unarmed man on the ground. this morning the officer that shot the father is on administrative leave. graphic video being released in fatal police shooting of unarmed black man in oklahoma.
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no gun on the suspect or in the suspect's vehicle. >> daniel: investigating the stalled vehicle saturday night and one of the dash cam videos seen walking toward the vehicle, hands are raised as officers follow him. >> just been tasered. >> daniel: tulsa police chief says one officer tasered the second after saying he wasn't cooperating. crutcher says audio recording of officer in the scene he already made up the mind before the shooting. >> he is a bad dude. >> daniel: tween sister says he was a father and brother and enrolled in college. >> you want to know who the big bad dude was? that big bad dude was my twin
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big bad dude was a son. >> daniel: the family is asking the protest to be peaceful and investigating separate investigation into friday's shooting. i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: white house pouring money into fighting the opid epidemic. it will be used to expand prevention and treatment programs and increase access to the overdosed drugs. this morning the grandmother seen in the photo passed out with four-year-old grandson in the car claims she wasn't doing heroin. she drank a beer and took part of a painkiller. the state's toxicology report hasn't come back yet and currently serving six months for child endangerment and once again push for custody when she
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>> sara: multi-million dollar settlement ends curt schilling battle over the video game company. former red sox pitch and her several other parties pay total of $2.5 million to settle lawsuit by the state of rhode island. 2010 the state gave 38 studios $75 million in loan guarantees but it went bankrupt two years later. if the settlement is approved the money would be paid by an insurance >> gene: magic number and four game series starting in baltimore last night rick porcello 89 pitch complete game jam and got help from sandra bogart and at place mookie betts still feasting on ariel -- oriole pitching. david ortiz stays hot, sox
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division. >> julie: westbound lanes closed in chelsea and creating gridlock situation and plan to slow down just slightly there. 128 southbound heavy steady volume approaching 93 and then picks back up through the lexington area as make way from route 3 down to route 2 in the waltham area. south of the pike expressway and then 128 as you approach the braintree split. live drive times 128 to the tobin and 47 minutes on 93 south about an hour and ten minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. y. back to you. >> gene: 8:18 and check in with stormtracker meteorologist shiri spear. kind of busy morning dealing with doom and gloom.
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weather right now but at least it is not winters. >> shiri: getting into work maybe easier and couple showers out there, humidity still really, really high today and simply something i can not change for you until tomorrow and today going to be sticky, going to be oppressive humidity and tomorrow it is going to be comfortable, going to be try and great turnout and have couple showers out there. look at new bedford over to cape, islands, watching up to plymouth, have had a couple showers passing through this morning, new bedford getting over another quarter inch of rain just since midnight. so watching the rainfall there, visibility a challenge because of the rain and showers and shower potential early afternoon and southcoast, cape and islands and that's where the clouds are thickest, that's where you have the best bet for a couple of showers and 80? this afternoon
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and temperatures warmer where you find the sunshine first. thickest cloud cover stalled in southeastern massachusetts and travel through the late-morning and lunchtime we have the ongoing threat for passing showers, a lot of clouds out there for sure, but we got the clearing skies going to be pushing into areas like western mass, southwestern new hampshire by noon time into the afternoon and gets brighter and brighter closer to boston. i think that is just a little tough for us to chip away at the clouds here in southeastern massachusetts. hopefully south shore sees a little mor and islands lets just plan on mostly cloudy conditions today. although you do dry out this afternoon. so future cast here as we go into the overnight hours really truly clears this out, humidity drops tomorrow as high pressure arrives along with sunshine, looks good, feels good here for wednesday. highs today upper 70s to lower 80s in the boston area, i got ipswich at 80, plymouth 79 and mid-80s in lawrence, fitchburg and manchester, new hampshire and those are going to be some of the first towns to actually see the sunshine fight way through tonight and tonight
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bad weather sleeping with the windows open and from there we head into the low and mid-80s. tomorrow mix of sunshine and high, thin clouds and going with more sunshine than anything else here for wednesday. thursday comes along, 83?, sun and scattered clouds, don't forget thursday also the beginning of fall officially starts at 10:21 in the morning. we are just two days away. we will see increasing friday clouds, few saturday sprinkles and highs in the 60s this weekend. back to you. >> just when it says fall starts to feel like anyway. 8:21 this morning, new calls about transparency at boston based fantasy sports website. coming up million dollar winner already being paid thousands of dollars by draftkings. >> gene: they may be you go
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dog $37,000 bands on. >> >> it is not a joke, it is for real. >> she is funny. agency lined up 1500 volunteers. one of those volunteers and ask any question they have about france. agency says already received calls from 28 different countries. >> shiri: next time we do the story we should dial and see what happens. still cloudy at lunch and dinner time when it all really clears out for most of it and who sees
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>> sara: apparently we are going to see relief and for now it is just dark. >> gene: sky scrapers had head in the clouds and burn off so we have that to look forward to. >> keeps me and julie busy for the morning commute. it is a second half of the day where you're really going t right now tracking fog on top of everything else, at least i don't have any more dense fog. thickest worcester to bedford to beverly, lawrence, portsmouth, new hampshire and boston we have real low hanging clouds and temperatures upper 60s, lower 70s and one between orleans and plymouth, borne, merion the damp feel right now. boston 69? but with the clouds it is not out of the question that you're going to find a
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in maynard and 65 in townsend, 68 in keene, new hampshire and those clouds, man, oh man are thisy going to be stubborn through the morning hours and slide up to 76 at noon time, still mostly cloudy and breaks in clouds developing, especially southwestern new hampshire working way toward the south and east so turning partly sunny 3:00 p.m. at 82?, gradual clearing taking over and by 7:00 this evening most of you are seeing huge clouds are just going to like i said be stubborn over spots like the cape. julie grauert up now with live drive time traffic this morning. take out to the slow spots. >> julie: 128 southbound approach 93 and takes back through the lexington area but i think commuters on 128 southbound are used to that because pretty typical this time of the morning. as we shift south things looking slightly better on 95 and that elbow approaching 128. however, 128 northbound approaching the braintree split backed up and then the
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13 freeport street. live drive times, 43 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. almost an hour on 93 south and about an hour 20 minutes on 128 southbound in that area i pointed out from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. >> gene: man that allegedly terrorized bombs in new york and new jersey waking up in hospital and held on more than $5 million bail. this as we learn new information on ahmad kahn rahami and investigation that led to the arrest. >> sara: they believe he constructed bombs himself and lickly received training from someone with experience with eid. >> gene: vocational rehabilitation are focusing on -- investigators are focusing on several trips he made to afghanistan and pakistan to determine if he became radicalized at that time. >> sara: note left behind on
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terrorist attacks including the one of the boston marathon. >> gene: rahami taken into can of can -- custody after a gun battle. >> sara: they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the attacks. it came as investigators released photos saying he was armed and dangerous. that unexploded bomb in chelsea held critical clues including a fingerprint that matched rahami from previous arrest. investigators also say surveillance video rahami is seen on several different cameras wheeling two duffle bags down invent 3rd -- 23rd street and police revealed a relative of his was one of the five people inside a car that was stopped by the fbi on sunday night. that relative was questioned and released. rahami is currently in a new jersey hospital after going to
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with police. >> gene: even though there's no incredible threat in boston authorities are not taking any chances. michael henrich live at marathon finish line with more on the note that was left behind on one of the bombs that mentioned boston. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning. mike we have been mentioning several national reports citing law enforcement sources, note left at unexploded bomb does reference several terrorist attacks including what happened right marathon in 2013. it is still not clear how much the terrorist attack at the boston marathon nearly three and a half years ago influenced suspected new york new jersey bomber ahmad kahn rahami. but intentional or not similarities exist between weapons prosecutors say rahami used this past weekend and what the tsamaev brothers used in 2013. pressure cookers packed with a
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retired u.s. army major bomb kinder now a homeland security expert remarked in live interview on fox25 news at 11:00 how quickly investigators used that failed ied to locate their suspect. >> highlights high level of collaboration we have between the local state and intelligence communities. >> that said the top official with the fbi in boston fox25 there's no credible imminent threat against new england targets. >> there isn't anything specific or credible relevant to our backyard. >> federal, state and local police are not taking any chances though. enhancing security operations for the patriots game this thursday night at gillette. also expect to see increased police presence at fenway park swells throughout the public transit system. another expert security sounded
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aways of isis inspired attacks. his insight ahead in 30 minutes. for now live in back bay, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: log on to fox25boston.com for more pictures of suspect's arrest and closer look at details of the case. >> gene: learning new details about medical history about man driving into a prosecutors now revealing brad casler suffered from multiple sclerosis, debilitating disease can create mobility problems and other issues. in court yesterday prosecutors say they took that into account but found no evidence that it played a role in the crash at sweet tomatoes earlier this year. casler pled not guilty to motor vehicle homicide and operating to endanger and released without having to pay bail.
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hearing regarding documents in this case. >> gene: police say 56-year-old susan dixon is danger to the public. on saturday allegedly smoke crack with a woman and met her in gas station parking lot. dixon tells police the woman tried to steal $5 from her truck and grab the steering wheel as dixon tried to drive away. last summer prosecutors say dixon dragged an alleged drug dealer down the street after he told her he didn't have any >> sara: bus drivers in chelsea say more needs to be done to keep children safe at bus stop. yesterday six-year-old boy hurt when driver went past the school bus and hit on carver street. bus drivers say there's a troubling trend of cars not stopping for buses. >> rampant problem. cars go past me more than speed limit. terrifying and kids crossing the street right in front of me. >> people continue to pass me
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to others and i think it is terrible. >> boy was not seriously injured and driver was charged with operating to endanger. bus drivers say they would like to see stiffer fines for drivers who don't obey the school bus. >> gene: 8:38 as police continue to investigate the murder of lowell teenager. 17-year-old mother hoping for a small peas of closure. coal kiny shot this summer and mother hoping to get the mother wants the necklace back. those are boxing gloves on silver chain. kenny lost necklace at hampton beach weeks before the death. his mother hoping someone found the necklace and return it to her if you can help contact fox25. >> sara: only on fox25 sculpture honoring children with two stars of david disappear
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weekend. it was created by 81-year-old of waltham and tribute to him and sister and other children that died in world war ii. >> can't imagine why anybody would steal it other than a hate crime. i mean there's value to bronze but not significant. >> sara: director has filed a police report and officers are investigating. of "t" riders and want to replace red line cars as well as add two dozen new cars. officials say newer cars would have better brakes and travel much faster. they haven't released exact dollar amount but it could be one that's in the hundreds of millions. we spoke with passengers that have mixed emotions about the overhaul. >> i have had enough getting on train, getting on bus, sitting
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i've done. >> gene: new cars aren't expected to start running for seven years until 2023. >> julie: attention on blue line on bowdoin station because of police action there. we will have update in few minutes. >> shiri: had rain so far this morning and new bedford getting midnight last night and watching specifically showers, clouds, fog for most of the region, temperature going from the upper 60s now into the lower 70s for anyone headed to work or school in the next few hours. >> sara: this boy will graduate college before he can watch a pg13 movie. coming up young genius that just got accepted into one of the best schools in the country.
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once but twice and local soccer team that came together for a very good reason. >> sara: as we head to break here is look at what's trending right now on fox25boston.com, big story of the morning the boston police officer that went above and beyond to help my prescription costs keep going up. it's more expensive every year. it would be a lot cheaper to buy my medication from canada. kelly ayotte voted to block consumers from buying safe medicines from canada. and voted against lower cost generic drugs. ets all that money from the big drug industry. hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions. when you take all that money it just changes you. kelly ayotte's not working for us.
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ayotte: well i certainly think that roe should be overturned... trump: there has to be some form of punishment. matthews: for the woman? trump: yeah, there has to be some form. v.o.: ayotte and trump, wrong for new hampshire women. planned parenthood votes is responsible for the content of this advertising. and tells fox25 the officer went above and beyond to give him a helping hand in his time of need. fox25 daniel miller joins us with this heartwarming story. >> daniel: john wrote officer giving him gift of hope after outpour from people that didn't know. >> he saved my life. >> daniel: johncal nowsky
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alexander, concerned caller caller with officer anne barrett. >> somebody was concerned because i was covered in sweat and had baby and high drug area. >> daniel: officer barrett approached the father and son. >> he says i totally understand why stacking and sweating and started to explain the story. >> daniel: john seas story brought the bpd vet to tears. >> in 20 this one hit home hard. >> daniel: john was in foster care as child. recovering addict. >> still be out running the streets. >> daniel: that day john was carrying alexander pushing broken stroller trying to get second one fixed for his little boy. officer barrett dropped everything and called niece to
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touched. >> daniel: posted message on facebook page and response stunned these two southie women. >> it was immediate, overwhelming. >> daniel: for john too. >> mind blowing it happened to me. >> daniel: now with a hand up john hoping to step out on his own. >> means that i'm going to be able to save money to get an apartment. >> daniel: john has had full custody of his son for a jeer and help him. i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: one great story to another. boston based draftkings facing another controversy and raising information about insider trading -- this is not what i was referring to. apologize.
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employee so does not apply to him. this is the story i was referencing. smiles at local high school as senior gets to live out dream on soccer field. friday saugus high playing against salem during the second half the saugus coach put boy with down's syndrome in the game and when he took the field players allowed him once but twice. >> i've very happy kick two times, happy today. >> gene: teammates say he is always cheering them on and want them to do something nice to
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favor. >> gene: audio problems problems julie grauert. you're all right, right? people are worried about you. >> shiri: she is right there. weather and traffic go together and weather not really cooperating this morning. got fog, showers, as picking up inch of rain and worcester getting two and some spots like ashburnham that got forrure and big range in temps -- rain totals but i have to say look at deficit still for the year even with yesterday's rainfall. we still got over nine inch, almost ten inch rainfall in boston for the year in worcester over seven and a half inches so improvements will be very slight. need multiple events with heavy
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really chip away at that drought. don't expect that we will see much improvement and hopefully we see it kind of stay as is instead of getting worse. front that's close to the southcoast, cape and islands and that's where we have showers. otherwise clear skies will eventually be pushing their way into town later today but you could see future cast maintains the risk for few showers all the way noon time, early afternoon, new bedford, barnstable, down to nantucket. meantime boston area north and west you will find the clouds beginning to th lunchtime and we do get some increasing sunshine here for the afternoon. that's really going to help warm those spots like central and western mass, merrimack valley, northeastern massachusetts, southern new hampshire, right now only 69? in boston and basically is itic there all morning long, 10:00 a.m. 72? and mostly cloud and he moon time still mostly cloud and he 76, got about 80? here at 2:00 p.m. and there you can see breaks in the clouds and only going to grow here as we shift later and
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