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. now at 4:00, a 3-year-old boy is hospitalized. his own uncle involved in a brutal attack. the 911 call that has police fearing the worse. a woman sexually assaulted in a jamaica plains neighborhood. the clues being made of who is responsible. a deadly train crash in investigators dig ing into the wreckage late into the night. good morning, it is 4 a.m. on this friday. we made it to friday, september 30, the last of the day month. good morning to you, i am daniel miller. >> julie: good morning, i am julie grauert. you can dmiv that candy corn without too much skill because we are moving into october. we are here to start off dry but don't get too comfortable. shiri spear is in the storm
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look at when warm weather moves in. >> a soup day than a candy corn kind of day because we have this rain that is spreading northward. so far so good. locking at mostly cloudy skies. 57 in hyannis. 58 this boston and 59 in beverly where the clouds. upper 40s. so it is going to be a jacket day almost all day long and grab something waterproof because the rain is moving in. another blustery day. winds and see. 18 on the vineyard. the showers are going to turn heaviest and steadiest as we move into the afternoon. in the boston area, but even up ahead of it, say 10, 11:00 this morning we could end up seeing a little bit of drizzle there. rain develops south to north. another breezy one. 56 for 60. that's it for the warm-up. i will time out the heaviest showers into the weekend.
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easily. no problems. 28 no problems as you approach the pike. expressway wide open. 25 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 10 minutes on the expressway. 19 minutes on 93 south from andover down to the zakim bridge. it is 4:02 right now. the investigation continues into a deadly train crash this new jersey. the story was breaking during our news yesterday morning. a train plowed through a barrier into a platform at a hoboken >> julie: the crash killed a 34-year-old woman and hurt more than 100 others. ted daniels spent all day in hoboken learning of new details about the investigation. >> reporter: the train station remains closed this morning. only law enforcement being allowed in and around it. we know repairs will have to be made to the structure and the ntsb will need to finish collecting all its evidence. a talented corporate lawyer married with a young child. multiple reports identify the
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the one person killed. >> it sounded like a bomb went off. it was really loud and the train never stopped. >> reporter: law enforcement guarded the outside as say the state investigators worked inside to southeast train's data recorder or black box. it was travelling at an estimated 30 miles per hour when it plowed into a bumper block into a wall behind the platform. >> an investigation will continue here on 10 days. our mission is to just not understand what happened but to understand why it happened. >> we also land the name of the man operating the train. 48-year-old thomas gallagher is described as an experienced engineer. alording to the ntsb, gallagher was released from the hospital late thursday afternoon. >> we don't know a lot about why it happened. the engineer is fully cooperating with law enforcement and the investigation. >> reporter: a number of
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this morning including two people who are in critical condition. the woman who was killed was standing on a platform when he was hit by flying debris. reporting in hoboken, new jersey, i am ted daniel, fox25 news. federal investigators will be back on the scene today. one thing they are investigating whether or not automatic train braking could have prevented this tragedy. the ntsb said the train involved did not have the new technology. technology in the next 30 minutes. now 4:4. new information of the woman that vanished at sea one week before her son was found floating at a life raft. we are learning she was the prime suspect in her father's murder three years ago. last night police in middletown, connecticut searched linda carman's home. linda and her on, nathan, went for a fishing trip. he said his boat sank and unable to save his mother who
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for reckless endangerment to see if he made repairs to the boat that led it to sinking but we are learning more of the murder of nathan's wealthy grandfather. five years ago he was checked into a psychiatric ward. his mother and grandfather got in a fight. linda was charged for assault after punching her father repeatedly in the head. he was found shot to death in his home and linda was the prime suspect. nathan's grand million to his four children. 4:05, two people were hit by a tow truck at a busy intersection in newton. breaking at 10 and 11:00. the victims were.hit at beacon and langley street. both were rushed to the hospital. at least one them was in critical condition. the tow truck driver did stop at the scene. no word on any charges. this morning, a 21-year-old man will be on court on attempted murder charges. he called 911 and told
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three-year-old nephew. >> we just received a call from a [bleep] that said he killed his 3-year-old nephew and he left him in the apartment. >> they found the boy conscious laying on a couch inside an apartment. they arrested todd mcdonald. he was watching the boy. he is accused of strangling and sexually assaulting the 3-year-old. one neighbor who didn't want to talk on camera heard the commotion from >> sounded like he was screaming and pretty much crying and sometimes screaming. >> you can't be safe with your family, who can you be safe with. >> the child hurt his face and next but is in stable condition. the department children and families are working with police on the investigation. happening now, police continue to search for two robbers accused of storming into a local home. manhunt in hanson forced students at near schools to sheltder in place. look at the picture of one of the suspects here. he and three other men broke
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the suspects took two safes from the home but dropped them when officers arrived. police quickly captured two of the men and spent hours searching for the two others. during that time, officers made sure that students at local schools were safe. >> when school dismissal time came, we had state police, as well as local police escorting the buses into this area. >> daniel: a woman who lives in the home was not hurt. police don't know what the thieves were after, but they applied for a to go into the house. boston police are searching for a masked man who al allegedly assaulted a woman at gunpoint in jamaica plain. the woman was walking on gay head street 2 a.m. the suspect walked out from the back yard of a house under construction. the victim showed her a gun, stole her cell phone and sexually assaulted her in the back yard. >> you think it is a safe neighborhood but things like this happen. scary.
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would be a safe neighborhood. >> this is the second reported sexual assault near jamaica pond in the past week. another reported assault turned out to be a lie. an 18-year-old woman in weymouth called police saying she was assaulted, bound with duct tape and left in a ravine. we are learning this story. we are learning she admitted to making the whole thing out. she came clean after some more questioning. no word if she will face any charges. 4:08. trump campaign are denying report that the new jersey governor was asked to get trump ready for the presidential debate. christie said he wasn't asked but would be willing to help if necessary. trump took his campaign to new hampshire. he was in bedford trying to gain more support and going after his democratic rival. >> the clinton campaign focuses only on small and petty distractions. this will be the year the
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>> trump's visit came only a day after hillary clinton was in the granite state and political experts predict both are will make several more returns to new hampshire as election day draws closer. meantime, hillsborough county supporters are eyeing more support in the major swing states. top dollar super pac released a new ad taking aim at donald trump. priorities usa shelled out $10 million for the ad and takes aim at an incident last where trump mocked a new york times report we are disability. the trump campaign has yet to comment on that new ad. a little more than a week out from the second presidential debate. a town hall format in solution, missouri. fox25 has everything that you need to know every step of the way. join us here on air and online at for election day. right now, the funeral of former israeli prime minister and president shimon peres is
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under way in israel 37. a live look at the funeral. president obama arrived with the u.s. delegation. they paid trib bought to the nobel laureate. he lied in state where he served for decades. bill clinton to met with him when he was president this morning. peres died two weeks after he had a stroke. he was 92 years old. at the big e a popular ride gets stuck leaving them stranded. it happened on the the ride goes around in a circle lifting passengers 20 feet above the ground but some reason it suddenly stopped. fire fighters used a ladder truck to rescue the rider. no one was hurt but some were stranded for nearly two hours. >> i got up and they left all the adults that were on the bottom on because it -- it was unstable. >> daniel: witnesses heard loud grinding noises before the ride stop but investigators don't know what
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the rest of the fair. the boston red sox will return home to face the toronto blue jays. the final regular season series for david ortiz. plenty of big papi trivia. almost a throw away game. dustin pedroia, hanley ramirez and mookie bets given the night off. in the fifth, former outfielder jacoby ellsbury drives home darren hicks with yankees win 5-1 and begin the three-game sweep of the sox. before the game the yankees did honor david ortiz. big papi received a nice ovation as he walked on the field with his family then former yankee great gave an oil painting of hang. the big man was proud of the gift. a huge smile when he took a look at it.
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sox fans walk to get to fenway park is on the verge of being renamed in honor of the sox slugger. the house and senate has given their blessing to rename the brookline avenue bridge. the only thing it needs is governor bakers a signature and julie, i am thinking that will be an easy sign. >> julie: i don't think we will have to do that much lobbying to get that done. good morning. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. 29 ride. easy fried 495 to the right now 48 to 58 degrees. kind of cool out there to start, but mostly cloudy and mostly dry as we head into the evening commute. a lot messier. we are going to have rain. it will be breezy. temperature trying to get up to 6 and a lot of places falling flat. the cool and sometimes wet weekend ahead next. all right, shiri. a postal carrier getting mare than he bargained for. the unwelcomed surprise in a public mailbox and the reason
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the elaborate plan that involves someone showing up at
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this morning, police in one new hampshire community are warning of a disturbing and dangerous scam making the rounds that involves someone showing up at your house and demanding mail that was just delivered. merrimack police tell fox25's bob ward that one woman had a very close call. >> we are talking about going in someone's home.
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>> reporter: merrimack police chief is telling me about a disturbing credit card scam breaking into a woman's home and angry collecting mail he says belonged to him. happened on tuesday when a woman took in an envelope with her street address and featured someone else's name. a strange man came to collect it. she called police when he refused to leave. >> he forced had is way into the house never thinking that we were going to be that close >> reporter: arrested is this man. 21-year-old charles anthony washington of walden, new york. detective park thinks washington is part of a larger ring that has credit cards taken out with stolen id delivered to random addresses. >> not just a waiting game for them. presiption timing. a judge comes up, puts this in the mailbox, he come up and grabs it and it is gone. >> reporter: most don't know
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of the mailbox when they arrive. the problem is when the homeowner picks up the package first. >> detective park tells me when the homeowner will get someone on the door to collect the mail. he adds, if you get a letter delivered to your home with someone else's name, call police. >> any time you get a package knowing what we know now, contact us immediately because it is most likely the individual is right behind that delivery. >> reporter: in merrimack, new hampshire, bob ward, fox25 news. >> daniel: the envelopes being delivered have credit cards in someone else's name. it is used to buy other items that scammers can sell. the most recent at newton north high school. police are investigating why a group of students drove around the school parking lot with a confederate flag out of window. it newton north is a primarily white school and had racial incidents before. meanwhile, a recent federal investigation criticized boston latin school for failing to handle racism properly. >> we get a call a month at
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primarily in the suburbs who face racial harassment. >> julie: newton school officials say teachers are talking about the problem of racial intolerance with their children. tracking weather and traffic every ten minutes and things moving along nicely on the expressway. 128 northbound and southbound wide open. no issue on the pike. 93 south and route 1 clear. live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 19 minutes on 93 south. from peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joins us on this friday morning. started -- things started off dry but you are tracking rain behind it. >> i am and what i am thinking is that we will start to see a little patchy drizzle work its way in and start seeing steadier showers coming in. all of if the rain we are track something kind of scattered. we will have breaks in there occasionally and will not be hit by this basically wall of
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weekend. today this morning like i said patchy drizzle and keep the shower chances a little bit lower. primarily that rain chance this morning will be over southeast massachusetts and showers peaking friday night during the day tomorrow. friday we will ease up on the showers. more dry breaks on sunday. 58 in boston. 58 in new bedford. take you down there because this is one of the first spots to actually see that drizzle fill in and by 8:00, we have to look for a little throughout the day, that shower chance that will simply end up lingering from manchester, new hampshire. take a little while to get up to you. and it ends up being mostly cloudy. clouds definitely take over today. a little bit cool to start the morning. in the 40s through 8 a.m. 10 a.m. jump it up to 54 degrees and we have a hard time hitting 60 today. my seven-day forecast i have 60 and that is the warmest i have seen. a lot of upper 50s.
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59 in plymouth and lower 60s over the cape and islands which is probably going to see the most rainfall of all because it moves in there first and just continues. by 8 o'clock, we will see the showers reaching the south coast, the cape, the islands. want to pause things up at noontime because showers will be creeping much closer to boston when we have that risk for a little bit of wet weather. notice the green on the screen. anything before noon will be in the form of light rain. once we get in the afternoon, we start dealing with pockets of steadier rain after 2 p.m., we could see a couple of bursts i am thinking between 5 8 we see the showers intensify where we have them. this evening on-and-off showers continue here. so your friday night plans will involve some rain showers and unfortunately your saturday plans whether it is morning, afternoon and night also involve those rain showers. this little wave of low pressure that will be closest on saturday and will help generate some of these ongoing
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this can be closer to post and a little further inland and keep in mind southeastern massachusetts is likely to be the hardest hit. everybody has ha risk for rain and at that pockets of heavy rain. 9 p.m. on saturday, showers are starting to ease up a little bit as we slide into sunday, one system moving a little bit further away another system on the approach wedged in between these northwest winds. and a slight risk of a shower. 58 in boston. 5 3 in worcester. r56 in con in hyannis. it warms up by a couple of degrees on sunday and taking out showers and keeping a close eye on hurricane matthew the player in the caribbean. you can see it makes a swing up toward haiti and jamaica and after that it moves northward into next week and we will have to start watching had this for possible impacts next weekend. too soon to know exactly where it is going to track and temperatures struggling through the weekend. 65 degrees on monday with a
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tuesday drizzle and finally dry for your wednesday and thursday. back to you, guys. coming up on 4:22. southbridge woman facing charges for setting fire inside a wal-mart. the due nails court that had the prosecutor asking for a mental health check. people in a local business find t joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games
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she voted no, backing the washington gun lobby instead. then - on a bill to keep suspected terrorists from getting guns, ayotte flip flopped. kelly ayotte's become another typical washington politician and that puts us all at risk. narrator: independence usa pac is responsible for the
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volvo is recalling more than 120,000 vehicles for a possible air bag problem. volvo says the cars and suvs have a leak in the air conditioning system that can cause the air bag to malfunction. the recall includes 2016 and 2017 x 90 and v 90. volvo will fix the problem for free if you bring it to a dealer. major job cuts are coming to the new hampshire branch of the big bank. jpmorgan chase is changing their processing department at the salem branch. 600 employees will be given the option of rekateing out of state and getting a severance package. the changes will start in 2018. the financial giant announced
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to streamline the work flow. a dog in boxborough is recovering after getting trapped in a mud pit. animal control officers caught the rescue in camera. it happened in a nearly dried-up pond near liberty square. people heard the dog making noises and called for help. fire fighters said it looked like the dog was there for a while. only his head and front legs of visible. look at that poor guy. he was taken to a vet to be checked over. look at this unusual standoff at a customers captive inside century bank in broadway in centerville. kind of giving them the stink-eye. customers carefully squeezing in to get around the turkey. an employee had to monitor the door to let people in and out. one guy was waving to it. hey, turkey. >> daniel: turkey says you know what up. thanksgiving is a couple of months away. >> julie: you best be staying outside because this is not my
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it is being called another sign of a heroin epidemic. syringes showing up in latest places. the latest spot it happened that has postal workers on alert. a widow is using her own tragedy to try to bring about
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the outside corporate interests bankrolling question two are trying to deceive you. here's the truth: every time a new charter school opens, it drains money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million just last year -
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kids - in arts, technology, ap classes, pre-school, bus service and more. that's why question two's opposed by the massachusetts pta and school committees all across the state. join them in voting no on question two. police are warning jamaica plain residents to be on alert after a woman sexually assault assaulted in this neighborhood yesterday morning. why it is not the only incident they are investigating. at 4:30, a 3-year-old hospitalized. his uncle accused of put him there. the charges a man is facing as he gets ready to go before a judge. a wal-mart employee accused of setting fire to the big box store. the details coming out in court that now has that woman getting a mental health check. complete new england news coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news.
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30, i am daniel miller. >> julie: i am julie grauert. get ready for the return of the rain. meteorologist shiri spear in the fox25 stormtracker weather center with a look at how things will take a turn as the weekend approaches. hi, shir. >> shiri: as your friday approaches. showers in western connecticut. approaching nantucket in the form of drizzle. 60s over the islands and 50s over the cape, the south shore, the south coast rolling right up into boston at 58 degrees. names name is marblehead and norwood. clouds for you my friend. 49 in lowell and same in framingham only 50. 48 in worcester and the clouds are a bit thinner this southern new hampshire and temperatures are cooler at 46 degrees in new ipswich. we have mostly cloudy skies now by noontime. we have drizzle in place. showers will start out very light and patchy and they pick up in intensity as they travel through the afternoon hours. coming up, we will show you


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