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if the drive was distracted. plus a boston police officer cleared in an investigation. the arrest in question caught on camera. this morning, why a civil rights attorney is not buying the department's decision. >> announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning, 4:30 on this wednesday, september 21. appreciate your company this morning, i am daniel miller. we are finally getting a break from humidity today. meteorologist shiri spear in the stormtracker weather sent we are a little fog lingering this morning before it clears out. >> shiri: that's right. fog will be the biggest issue on the road. no raindrops just cloud cover and fog. temperatures really mild as well. 70 in boston. 60s in the suburbs down to 62 in bedford and 63 in worcester right now. the big issue will be that fog and i want to focus on the cape and islands right now and
possibly 9:00. dense fog, the vineyard as well nantucket. not looking so great in chatham with visibility a mile, mile and a half. quarter mile in norwood. a dense fog there and dense fog orange up to keene, new hampshire and fog and concord new hampshire too. your day planner have most towns and city see the fog lift around 7 a.m. we will still have to keep an eye on martha's vineyard until that 9 a.m. hour but overall we will bright up and noon. 83 at 3 p.m. and 7:00, 74 degrees and clear skies remain intact. i will show you how long it stays clear before the next chance of rain come back to town. julie with live drive time traffic. >> shiri: speaking of clear. >> julie: the pike eastbound and westbound in brightto, n. we can take look at the skyline as well where shiri says fog won't make it into the city but she is covering
commute. love your lifetimes coming up shortly. 4:32. following breaking news in north carolina this morning where 12 police officers and a number of protesters have been hurt after chaos erupted overnight. the protests are in response to another deadly shooting involving police. >> julie: tv crews capturing smoke bombs going off as police try to get a handle on the crowds. these protests started getting out of hand around 9:00 as police surrounded police cars and jumping on top of them. also reports of bottles at police officers. just before 2:00 this morning, 75 protesters took over a mayor highway looting drivers and using the stuff inside the car to start fires on the roads. the highway was shut down for two hours and reopened just after 3:00 this morning. >> daniel: all stems from a deadly police shooting earlier in the day. police in charlotte were searching for a is the when they saw 43-year-old keith could the who is black get out of a car with a gun. officers waited to approach
car, but they say he got back out again and still had the gun so they shot him. scott died at the hospital, and his family insists he was not armed but is disabled and was only carrying a book at the time he was shot. scott's family also now say he wasn't the man they were searching for in the warrant, but they are looking to see if he was involved in some way. the police officer involved is brently vincent. he has been withhe on administrative leave this morning. this morning the man accused of placing bombs in new york and new jersey is now facing federal charges. one of those bombs hurt 29 people when it exploded on a busy manhattan street. the new criminal complaint charges ahmad khan rahami with four counts including use of a weapon of mass destruction. other new developments are surfacing as well. prosecutors say rahami purchased bomb-making material
motives. it referenced the 9/11 attacks, the boston marathon bombers and al qaeda. we learned that rahami's father expressed to the fbi after his -- about his son after a domestic dispute. investigators are looking over the investigation to see if they missed anything that could have prevented the violence. a 2-year-old is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries hit by a car playing outside his home. jessica reyes live outside of brockton this morning. jess, we know the driver stopped at the scene and talked to police this point no charges have been filed against that driver. this all happened on market street last night where this little boy lived. this is a very busy street during the day and we under and it that little boy's injuries were so serious he was first taken to boston hospital and later flown to mass general in boston. we have video from the scene when this happened shortly after 8:00. the silver toyota was the car involved. the driver did stop and was questioned by police and tell
factor. people here at the time last night say the whole thing was awful here. you could hear screaming and crying. i didn't see what happened or whether he got hit or not. i know he is not doing so good. he is in boston right now and i pray that everything comes good. >> reporter: that little boy's parents are with him at mass general. we are working to get an update how he is doing from the plymouth county attorney general's pass that along to you on the fox25boston.com. live in brockton, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. 4:35 right now. two new hampshire mothers are accused of shopping drunk with their infant babies. a police officer was working a detail at the mall in rockingham park when found the two women in the parking lot. he says one of the women was lying on the ground in a puddle holding her baby over her head. both mothers were charged with child endangerment. their babies are now in the
officials are asking for extra money to clean up crime scenes. the company will hire a biohazard company to be on call to clean up crime scenes that are particularly gruesome. normally the cleanup is set for the fire department. >> i think when you have people who are trained and certified in blood-borne pathogens minimizes exposure to city staff. >> manchester public health director says cities and towns across new england have a sila it is now 4:36. this morning a boston police officer is in the clear after his confrontation with a man was caught on camera. fox25's stephanie coueignoux is live in boston with that video. stephanie, the off duty officer is seen using his knee on the suspect's back to hold him down. >> reporter: yeah, you know that boston police say that off-duty officer did follow proper procedure; however, the man's attorney certainly not happy with that decision and hinted that they may pursue you this even further.
cell phone video. this happened on may 21 -- may 24, rather, in the back bay. the off-duty officer is the one in the red jersey, edward barrett. holding milton guerin.the man in the purple shirt on the grown. this all started when he hit his car window with his umbrella. the off-duty officer then got out of his car, chased after guerin and placed him under arrest for breaking a window which is a felony offense did break the window but that the off-duty officer followed procedure. he said that is not what they were told in an internal affairs interview. >> does not know what he is holding, so he is trying to maintain control of him. >> officer barrett broke multiple rules of the boston police department. three other responding police officers broke rules of the boston police department. >> reporter: boston police also said that during barrett's 11 years with the
and, again, at this point it is not clear whether the man's attorney is going to file a lawsuit against boston police. outside boston police commissioner, stephanie coueignoux, fox25 morning news. boston's police commissioner he will order the use of body cameras even if the union is opposed. william evans said the program is positive for the public and police and so far it has been going well. last w cameras along eight members of the command staff. boston police union tried to halt the program claiming the city violated its agreement. the boston public library have an unique way to fight heroin addiction. the library has special boxes at each locations in the city to hold needles in and around their building. they are also offering training to staff members to help them recognize the signs of an overdose. library officials tell us they usually find one need al week
keep people safe. >> not just a big city thing. a problem everywhere, and i think libraries are definitely places where the staff who work in libraries are very aware what is happening in the community because we relate to our community so well. >> julie: those collection boxes are kept with staff members and away from the public. hillary clinton is only visiting two states this week in order to prepare her for her first debate with donald trump. the democrat is making a quick trip to florida today after making appearances in pennsylvania on monday. will devote the rest of her time with her debate team. his also reportedly watching hours of highlights from trump's republican primary debates. as for donald trump, he is taking a less serious approach. his campaign said he made time to prep with senior advisors on sunday. monday's debate will be held at hostra university. boston mayor marty walsh is wrapping up the first term in office and preparing for
the stresses of city hall. crime and race relations are two of his biggest worries along with keeping the streets safe. the toughest job happened when he wasn't in boston. he was in the democratic convention in philadelphia and left early. >> we lost a 7-year-old boy in a tragedy. that was difficult. that is one of the hardest things i had to deal with as mayor of the city. i felt hopeless and helpless because -- i want toed back home. >> julie: mayor walsh does believe the city is safer, the econom businesses like ge are putting their roots in boston. he wants to continue taking chances and trying his own thing. no one has challenged mayor walsh's reelection bid next year. you can watch sharman harm's full interview with the mayor on fox25boston.com. governor charlie baker is no longer the nation's most popular governor. the republican governor came in third. he finishes behind dennis duber of south dakota and larry hogan of maryland.
sky while an approval rating of 70%. maine's paul lepage and gina romando made the list of the ten least liked governors. a father accused of dragging his daughter through wal-mart by his hair. coming up new at 5:00, how he is defending his actions to police. the local family who used to own the red sox is making headlines for something else. coming up next, the prestigious award for two women making a big difference for foster kids. boston from the south, most of that fog, nor wood, plymouth, south to the cape and islands in will be an issue until 7:00 this morning, perhaps even
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family members of one of the former owners of the red sox shared something in common despite passion for baseball. passionate for adoption for them. >> julie: heather hegedis shows us what the family was awarded at the nation's cap top. >> reporter: a family red sox nation knows well, the harrington family that used to own the red sox represent several generations of adopted families. >> we know families are built and you build family tlaepsd generations across bout of our families have adopted. >> reporter: john harrington sons are adopted as well as his three grandkid.
christina were given the aangels adoption for their work with adopted teens. >> we really provide a voice for the foster youth and adopted parents to get their stories out to say this problem exists. these kids exists. and no unadoptable children. >> reporter: their organization foster on began because jessica wanted to find a way to help teens who age out of foster care system. just becoming teenagers themselves. >> when they turn 18 or in some states 21, essentially they are cut off financially and emotionally from all the support they had. and i can't imagine doing that to my children, you know, the day they turn 18. i have three kids who are teenager and i know they need me more now than ever. >> reporter: their goal is for no teen or adult to age out
and they are hoping to raise awareen. the family doesn't always come from a gene pool. it comes from the heart. >> kids come as they are. every kid adoptable. >> reporter: in boston, heather hegedus, fox25 news. >> daniel: the award has previously gone to muhammed ali and wendy's founder dave thomas. >> julie: you were just mentioning dave thomas to me. they plan to change policies to make it possible for older teens to find permanent homes. 4:46 and in massachusetts delayed months even years leaving loved ones in limbo. one family turned to investigative reporter eric ramussen to get action. >> my son is 12 and the 12-year-old wants to know what happened to his mother. i have no answers for her when she asks me. all i can do is take her to a cemetery. >> the family has been waiting more than a year for autopsy results since the mother of two died in her sleep in everett. what happened after fox25
what is holding up death certificates at the state's in medical examiner's office. 4:47. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. good morning, my dear, fog is -- fall is right around the corner. >> daniel: people will appreciate the temperatures. humidity. fog is going to mix out. temperatures will go up and looking pretty good. take a look at the most conc over to say norwood and southward. that's where we have a lot of the patchy fog this morning. i want to time out om of our improvements here because we do start off the day with temperatures for the most part in the 60s. a couple of 50s out toward orange and keene and 59 in boston. 63 in lawrence. 60 in norwood and 69 in chatham. these are your 7 a.m. temperatures, and i have got fog mixing out in most spots by then, but i think the cape and island, that fog could
then it is looking brighter at noontime today. mostly sunny skies. upper 70s for temperatures. you see a few more clouds coming into areas south of boston. i think southeastern mass will be partly sunny this afternoon versus mostly sunny north and west of the city. 5 p.m. temperatures driving home from work, we will have lower 80s pop that lands boston with a high of 83 degrees today. 84 in lowell today. 84 in framingham. we have upper 70s in worcester, but a whole string of these low and mid-80s i southern new hampshire, down to foxborough, brockton and bridgewater. not to worry the fog will last you a couple more hours and 81 and the 70s for the cape. tonight we will see -- the graphics getting a little bananas there and we will see mostly clear skies with temperatures running in the 50s. when you wake up tomorrow morning a couple of degrees cooler. yes you can sleep with the windows open. in the 50s when you wake up and some of you might be chilly in your room.
boston. how about low to mid-80s in most spots along with even more sunshine here for your thursday. thursday looks fantastic. we have high pressure around. there is this front that is kind of dangling across northern new england here. that is probably going to cause an uptick in our cloud cover here as we travel into late thursday and mostly friday. because friday is the day it it is going to dip through the area, so at 7:00 friday morning, some partial sun to start off the day but by lunchtime, mostly cloudy skies. i have a couple of spot showers around and then for 5 p.m., we have got those showers that will be increasing in coverage. i am seeing friday afternoon and evening, showers around. i don't think it is going to be a widespread rain. it will probably be kind of spotty and overall looking pretty light from a 10th to a quarter-inch of rain. seven-day forecast for the weekend always in view. temperatures well above average. 10 to 15 degrees above average under mostly sunny skies for i
increase scattered showers for the second half of the day and for friday night. by the time you wake up saturday, likely over -- we are looking at temperatures in the 60s over the weekend with about 64 in boston. saturday, maybe a couple of predawn raindrops, but then like i said we clear out and stick with mostly sunny skies on sunday and a high of 61 in boston. 62 in plymouth and 61 in beverly. we have 60s early next week as well >> julie: all right, shiri. 49ers quarterback gaining national attention for kneeling during national anthem is putting his money where his mouth is. coming up, the thousands of dollars the player will donate to organizations that support his cause. add a local zoo to a list of places anxiously awaiting a
4:5 blasting wells fargo following a massive scheme to charge customers millions of dollars in bogus fees. the company admitted for years the company submitted duplicate accounts and charged enormous fees without the customers' position. the company's ceo apologized and denied there was a company-wide effort to combat fraud. warren and others called for him to resign and possibly
should have done more sooner. >> but you squeezed your employees to the breaking point so they would cheat customers. >> daniel: over of the past two the company has fired,000 people connected to the scam. the woman who ran the division that created the accounts is set to retire at the end of the year with $124 million in stocks and options. your phone could soon be able to tell if you are happy or sad. it is called eq radio. the new device developed by researchers at mit can detect person's emotion using wireless signals. it is 80% accurate in telling how a person feels. automatic maker tesla has fixed a bug that allowed hackers to control model s car. hackers from china were a i believe to control the car including the brakes and sun
the conditions under which the hack happened are very specific and drivers shouldn't be worried. the company says they have fixed the security issue with the software that had allowed this to happen. iphone 7 users are reporting hissing sounds coming from their new device. you said you will wait for the next round. the unusual sound when gaming apps are used. they posted on twitter their phones making noise. apple has not coined the problem his-gate. the majority of older adults have high blood pressure and many of them are not taking care of it. a new study says seven out of ten adults over the age of 65 have high blood pressure and are not to have it under control. people to skip doses of their medication or stop taking it together face a greater threat of heart and kidney disease, stroke or even death. >> you might have heard about it already.
impending divorce is sending shock waves through hollywood. one person did not hear about it right away. george clooney was heard about the couple's split during an interview. >> i didn't know that. wow. i feel very sorry. they are -- that -- that is a sad story and unfortunate for a family -- it is a unfortunate story about -- about a family. i feel very sorry to hear that. the first i heard of it. >> julie: clooney was at un and that reporter to covered the un forever asked him about the couple. jolie filed for divorce yesterday citing, quote, irreconcilable differences. she is asking for custody of the couple's six children. her lawyer said the decision was made for the health of the family. the u.s. navy is unveiling a new ship after robert f. kennedy. they unveiled the name. the ship will restock and refuel other ships already at
the family is deeply grateful for the honor. construction will begin in 2021. the franklin park zoo is waiting for a stinky phenomenon. they say their corpse flower named pugsley could bloom as early as today. it could be four feet wide and could smell like mounting flesh and urine. we told but corpse flower in dartmouth that is set to open >> julie: it reminds me of little shop of horrorers. i am afraid that it will open and eat someone. >> daniel: let's hope not. shelling shelling out money at the pump. a new report that says drives do not have to use premium gas. a little girl can't get enough of this giant teddy bear. can you see her -- right over
protests stretching into the 7th hour this morning in north carolina following a deadly police involved shooting. the violence and looting that left a dozen police officers hurt at a major highway shut down by fire. a 2-year-old boy is fighting for his life at mass general after being hit by a car in brockton. how officers determined that driver was not distracted at the time. and a man accused of placing bombs in new york and new jersey is now facing federal charges. the clue left behind in journal. >> announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning. 5:00 on this wednesday morning september 21. we appreciate you being with us. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: and i am sara underwood. get ready for more fog on the road. but don't worry, it will clear and not the only good news. shiri spear is in the storm