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get ready for the wet weather and heaviest of rain today and dry lulls over the weekend. >> man will face a judge today after tried to kill three-year-old nephew. the statement he gave to police after he called 911. >> and brand-new developments involving mystery at sea. the suspicious surrounding this man's mother and the family's wealthy grandfather whose murder remains unsolved. >> david ortiz. >> gene: david ortiz getting classy sendoff at yankees stadium last night before he returns home for his final regular season game.
slugger happening inside fenway park and around the city. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> friday morning, september 30th, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. the last day of the month and we got rain, wind and fog out there. not a great way to start the weekend. meteorologist shiri spear joins us weather center with when the heavy rain will arrive and we have the weekend to relax. >> shiri: good news it is friday, rain, fog and wind all in the weekend forecast, but hey, it is the weekend. we got rain, it is appearing to move over nantucket and it is
there. julie back now with live drive time traffic and expressway. >> julie: slowing down on expressway, exit 14 freeport street with the gas tank in view and the hov lane looks like it is moving along fine and otherwise the volume will continue to increase. take you out to the map, that's as you approach morrissey boulevard. north of the pike, accident on 93 south have cleared. so a little bit of relief there. things are slowing down near route 16. >> gene: happening today an uncle accused of trying to kill his three-year-old nephew inside
>> sara: luckily that little boy is okay and police said the man called 911 to report the crime. fox25 stephanie coueignoux is live in that neighborhood where residents hear that boy screaming, stephanie. >> stephanie: yeah, incredibly heartbreaking, neighbors are still shook-up this morning as you can imagine. police here at lincoln village apartment complex for hours yesterday after 21-year-old taj mcdonald had killed his nephew. he was arrested after police arrived right here, and when they went inside the apartment they found the three-year-old on the couch. now, police say that he had injuries to his face and neck but that he was conscience. he was immediately rushed to the hospital. according to police mcdonald was babysitting his nephew while the boy's father was at work. one man who wanted to remain anonymous told us that he was
child crying. >> little kid screaming and crying and i didn't think of it. little kid crying. >> stephanie: man didn't see any adults coming out of the apartment and didn't realize what was going on. mcdonald facing a number of charges, including attempted murder and indidy sent assault and battery of someone under the age of 14. we will be in court and have the very latt news starting at 4:00. meantime coming up at 7:30 we will share part of the 911 call. in worcester, i'm stick, -- stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. >> gene: mystery at center of fishing tragedy. new this morning we have learned the mother and son were both suspects in the murder of wealthy grandfather. daniel miller has been following the latest development for us. daniel, the story keeps getting more bizarre.
federal investigators trying to get to the bottom of what happened out at sea. nathan carman and his mom left for fishing trip in rhode island about two weeks ago and last sunday nathan was found floating on life raft without his mom. police in middletown connecticut searched linda carman's home. not clear what they were looking for but they were seen things taken from the house. nathan who lives in vermont says his boat sank and he was unable to save his mother and now being endangerment as he made repairs to the boat that caused it to sink. but this morning we are also learning more about the murder of nathan's very wealthy grandfather. he was a developer. here is timeline investigators are working on. in 2011 nathan was checked into a psychiatric ward. it was there that his mom and grandfather got into a fight about nathan's medical care and about money. linda was charged with assault after allegedly punching her father repeatedly in the head.
grandfather was found shot to death in his home. police say nothing was stolen and no one broke in, so they looked to linda as their prime suspect. the murder remains unsolved and man left at least $42 million to his four children. linda carman's taryn says his client put son first in her life and that he loved his grandfather. >> he w a her and they were fishing. >> daniel: earlier this week we told you nathan was witness as well and they had search warrant during the investigation. we will be following every step of the way. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> daniel: >> sara: investigators say train slammed into a busy
cooperating with them. one person died, more than 100 were hurt as train sped over a safety barrier and plowed into into hoboken. 48-year-old thomas gallagher was hurt and released the hospital hours after the crash. investigators say the train was speeding as it approached the station and now they are trying to find out why the brakes did not activate. >> we are going to be pulling that event recorder from the locomotive. also event recorder in the cab is a 34-year-old lawyer from new jersey who just dropped her toddler off at daycare before going to the train station. >> two people hit by a tow truck at busy intersection in newton. this was breaking on fox25 news at ten and 11. the victims were hit at corner of beacon street and langley road in newton center. both rushed to the hospital, at least one of them in critical condition. tow truck driver did stop at the scene. no word on any charges. gene: scare for dozens of
them stranded in midair. it happened last night on the wipeout. it goes around in a circle lifting passengers off the ground and it stopped suddenly and some were stranded for nearly two hours. >> i got up and left all the adults that were on the bottom on because it was unstable. >> witnesses say they heard loud grinding noises right be don't know what went wrong. that ride will be shut down for the rest of the fair. >> sara: this morning both chris christie and trump campaign are denying reports new jersey governor was asked to help get trump ready for the next presidential debate. christie says he wasn't asked but would be willing to help if necessary. this as donald trump took campaign to new hampshire. he was in bedford yesterday trying to gain more support and
rival. >> clinton campaign focuses only on small and petty distractions. this will be the year the american people say finally enough is enough. >> trump's visit to new hampshire comes as he is hit with new problems when it comes to business dealings. questions are swirling about whether trump's charitable foundation is operating by the rules. the washington post reports the charity may have not filed proper p state to collect from outside donors. if that's true trump's foundation could be stopped to raise money and also return the money that already raised. new york attorney general's office is not commenting on whether it is investigating the issue. >> gene: meantime hillary clinton supporters eyeing more support in major swing states. clinton top dollar super pack took aim at donald trump. priorities usa shelled out $10 million for the ad and takes
trump mocked a new york times reporter with a disability. trump campaign has yet to comment on the new ad. >> sara: for the first time in 34 year history, usa today is endorsing a presidential candidate -- sort of. the editorial board revisits no endorsement policy every four years. they never alter the approach until now. in an editorial posted today, the paper says donald trump is unfit to be president. they say trump -- trump presidency will be a major the article also mentions hillary clinton scandals and they did not endorse her either. instead, they are asking people to go out and vote just not for trump. we are a little more than a week out from the second presidential debate. it is town hall forum at washington university in st. louis, missouri. fox25 has everything you need to know every step of the way. joan us on air and online right
>> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. 93 south if that's part of the morning commute, inching up closer to the hour mark but still just 36 minutes so we are not quite there yet as you head from 495 in andover down to the zakim. shiri? >> shiri: temperatures right now ranging upper 40s to the 50s, we got cloudy skies now, but got rainy conditions coming home from work, rain and wind, a little bit of warm-up here and show you how long the rain will stick with us coming up. >> gene: second time in a week woman claims she was sexually coming up at 7:30, frightening circumstances surrounding the latest attack. >> sara: aggressive turkeys can be a big problem. kept these hostage inside a bank. >> michael: getting face mowed
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last regular season home stand and big banner on the side of fenway thank you 34. that's one of the many tributes over the weekend. one long lasting tribute that the commonwealth is coming on, state legislature getting with the governor to rename brookline avenue bridge, all the folks get up to fenway park and going to rename that david ortiz big papi bridge. sounds pretty good. but how about mowing face into the big papi for this final home stand plus if you're at fan photo op yesterday and at faneuil hall from eight to 2:00 today and then also later on at the public market off of hey market. so quite an array of tributes
covering sports in boston for quite sometime. have you ever seen anything like sendoff we are witnessing. >> ran around the ballpark and stands and ted williams tribute during 99 all star game that retired wade boggs number and other guys doing it and paid final game at home to get the sendoff is rare and playoffs so that could be like a sendoff never seen before and face reputation in mount rushmore great boston athletes of all time and that is no one will argue that for sure. >> story book sendoff. >> michael henrich live outside fenway park. the red sox did clinch a division, of course, and games
something on the line. competing with texas and cleveland for homefield advantage in the playoffs and as of right now rangers host wild card winner and red sox would host indians in other playoff series and half game lead over the tribe right now heading into the final weekend of the season. >> one lucky fan could win that drm is donate $10 to the campaign, combination of their personal charity and matt and ben hosted a hilarious and which one better friends with the patriots quarterback video on website at fox25boston.com. >> lots of red, white and blue. president obama honored u.s. olympic and paralympic teams.
women's gymnastic team and private meeting with the first family and president not as flexible as he thinks he is. >> fitchburg line and inbound brand-new station. inbound trains leave at 8:00 a.m. and 5:22 p.m. outbound trains arriving at new station at 7:48 and 5:22 p.m. full schedule will begin in november. head to roads and map 128 southbound a little volume starting to build on 93 at route 16 and route 60. as we shift south moving along the pike fine eastbound, a little bit of volume building on
25 minutes route 1 and changing colors before eyes and 128 to the tobin and 33 minutes 93 south, 37 minutes on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you >> it is friday. >> facial expression. >> passion. >> more rain. more rain. we have had it all week. more wind as well. even fog over the weekend. this morning got low risk of showers and patchy drizzle form, running into dryer air and
the ground with nantucket right now and evening hours in particular and then and tomorrow morning picking up most of the rainfall by sunday and showers lighten quite a bit and get drizzle up to you. takes until early afternoon and after 5:00 p.m. and s the drizzle soon though and reaching the ground this afternoon high temperatures struggle to get up to 60? and pop up a couple 60s out there and a lot of upper 50s as well given the amount of cloud cover we have and 9:00 this morning we got the northern edge of the drizzle getting up to the south, southcoast here and south side of the cape, working way toward the boston area and mass pike
border with new hampshire here during the afternoon hours. starting around 5:00 p.m. continuing on and off during the evening hours and heavier, steadier rain and travel through the day tomorrow we include that risk for ongoing showers. things start to change up as we get into sunday. there you can see it is mostly cloudy but also mostly dry, 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view here, and i have got temperatures warming next
help. firefighters say looked like dog had been there for awhile and head and front legs visible and taken to the vet to be checked over. gene: look at unusual standoff at local bank. that's a turkey keeping customers captive inside a century bank in broadville. see customers carefully squeezing around the turkey to get inside. employee had to monitor the door wind up letting people in and out and around t >> sara: things went from bad to worse. heavy rainstorm rolled in in basement started to flood. rising water as you just saw came dangerously close to his head. 13 hours later neighbor found the man and called for help. he is doing okay.
sara: woman in california finds a huge surprise in chicken wings from dominoes and found $5,000 in cash. the woman was on and immediately contacted the store and returned the money. >> dominoes says cash was supposed to be delivered to the bank and getting free pizza for with pay for good deed. would you give it back. >> shiri: i love employer gave her time off. hurricane this is forecasted to be major hurricane in jamaica and cuba and riding into the
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>> sara: cold and blustery friday and heavy rain is moving in. i'm sara underwood, thank you so much for joining us. >> month of september to cross off the books here. >> gene: amazing how quickly time going by and right into fall and rain told us yesterday the drought indicater still >> no improvements and use the rain for sure. nantucket for hours looks like rain overhead. only getting the first rain reports of light rain there in the last 30 minutes. and rain that's going to be spreading northward today, light rain in nantucket, over the vineyard as well, upper 50s, lower 60s there, 58 in boston, 50 in lowell right now, 49 in worcester and 49 in nashua, new hampshire and clouds
drizzle. it is after 2:00 p.m. that we are going to start seeing some more significant showers. so as kids coming home from school, evening commute and dinner time as well, we are looking at temperatures in the 50s and talking about pockets of rain and coming up in a couple minutes. julie grauert now with live drive time traffic and accident update. >> julie: not only northbound delays but southbound delays, average speed 6 miles per hour approaching furnace brook parkway because you have people tapping their brakes to see what's going on in the opposite direction. as we shift north volume steady and heavy on route 1 approaching the tobin and 93 south as you make your way into somerville. live drive times, 42 minutes on pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 27 minutes on the expressway and 39 minutes on 93 south.
armed suspect that sexually assaulted a woman in jamaica plain. >> sara: police say the masked man approached the victim and live in jamaica plain where this is the second attack in a week, catherine. >> catherine: has a lot of people in neighborhood on edge and speaking with couple women in the past hour and telling me, first of all, surprised this is happening and felt safe in the neighborhood and really catching them off guard and think twice about habits. latest sexual assault that was reported happened just down the street here a little ways. here is what we know about it so far this morning. boston police say the suspect in the latest case was masked man with a gun. police say they were called to the area of gay head and mendon streets about quarter of two tuesday morning and woman told them suspect approached her, forced them to give her cell phone and walked her into a backyard where he sexually assaulted her. police say the suspect took off
happened at summer football camp in 2013. court documents say the boy held down by teammates and assaulted with a broomstick. three teens were charged as juveniles and suit names schools former football coach and exsuperintendent as defendants. the family seeking thee hundred thousand dollars in damages. >> sara: this morning 21-year-old man will go before a judge trying to kill his three-year-old nephew. chilling confession to the worcester this morning where the disturbing case is rattling the neighborhood. >> stephanie: police arrested 21-year-old taj mcdonald at the complex after he called 911. >> killed three-year-old nephew and says left inside the apartment. >> this is part of the 911 call made yesterday. worcester dispatcher relaying
saying he killed the nephew. identified the man as 21-year-old taj mcdonald. he was babysitting while boy's father was at work and police arrived on country club boulevard they found the three-year-old on a couch with injured to his face and head and alive and conscience. he was immediately rushed to the hospital. man that wanted to remain anonymous told us he was outside when he heard the boy crying but wa >> sounded like he was screaming but i mean, you know, just pretty much crying and sometimes screaming but i don't know -- i don't know if he was in pain. i don't know. i have no idea. >> sky fox flew over the scene as police began their investigation and bring out bags of evidence and indecent assault
>> stephanie: so far they are not commenting whether previously investigated this family. in worcester i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. >> sara: braintree police are searching for a man who stabbed two people outside of a movie theater. officers say both of the victims are 36-year-old men from hingham. one of them ran into the lobby of amc theater near south shore plaza to ask for help. both are expected to survive and theater remained open while investigators searched for clues. >> gene: two men accused of storming into a local home. forced students at nearby school to force shelter in place and police say he and three other men broke into a home yesterday morning and at least one of them had a gun. suspects took two safes from the home and dropped them when officers arrived and captured two of the men and spent hours searching for the other two. during that time officers made
were safe. >> when school dismissal time came we had state police as well as local police and into this area. >> police don't know what the thieves were after but apply for warrant to seven -- search for clues. >> sara: concerning credit card scam. tuesday woman in merrimack picked up mail and one of the envelopes had her address b with a different name. later a man showed up at front door asking for mail that belonged to him. she refused and called 911 but man barged into the house anyway looking for the mail inside the envelope was a credit card that suspect applied for with stolen information. >> not waiting game, precision time and truck rolled up and puts in mailbox and grabs it out of the mailbox and gone. >> fortunately police were already on their way to the house and arrested the suspect.
investigators believe he is part of larger crime ring. police say to call them if you get something delivered to your house with someone else's name. >> gene: 7:37. disturbing find for mail carrier. opened mail collection box to find several needles and syringes. half empty beer cans also were found. there was local ambulance company remove them. >> finding needles disposed of everywhere. good neighborhood, bad neighborhood, there's no safe place any more. >> no one was hurt but the mailbox getting relocated because the area is known for heavy drug use. >> gene: pipe bomb found in the middle of the field that discovered yesterday morning by
>> sara: this morning for the wal-mart employee accused of setting several fires in the store this week says she is mentally ill. attorney claims mya crews hearing voices at the time of fires in several locations inside sturbridge store and now urging th to undergo a mental evaluation. crews expected back in court next tuesday. >> man convicted of murder in new hampshire won't be able to reveal the victim's sexual history during appeal and made the ruling yesterday. defense attorneys on behalf of the convicted killer and did not intent to kill her and pass was
sexually assaulted. >> sky fox arrived over it and far left-hand lane of the northbound side and should be cleared out next ten minutes or so. >> most of us facing dry conditions this morning and pretty wet later on this afternoon and, in fact, evening at fenway looking at wet conditions for the game. sunday game looking a little bit better. got an hour-by-hour loo future cast. >> fox25 morning news brand-new research says it can tell right away if your child is at risk for addiction. >> gene: returning cell phones for galaxy note but some say it
special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. please vote yes on question 2. for stronger public schools. >> gene: investigators
least a week for crash that left one person dead and more than 100 hurt. live in hoboken this morning and, karen, what are investigators looking for in the rubble? >> significant structural damage trying to investigate. so they haven't been able to work as quickly as they may have liked as they try to keep everyone as safe as possible. we do know that they have been able to retrieve one of the event recorders from the locomotive of that train. that obviously will have a lot of data of it and download the data on the site and take it back to dc and hopefully reveal some clues as they get this investigation really starting in its first full day. they say that they are looking at a number of different scenarios that have to do with the engineer but also the mechanics of the train and also the environment in which this train folds into the station at
yesterday morning. >> gene: learning more about the driver -- operate of the train this morning. he has a long history with the pneumonia -- new jersey transit system. >> national transportation safety board says they have been able to make contact with him but not yet interviewed him and hope to be able to do that later today. we knohe
cited for ignoring height restrictions enforcing the callahan tunnel to shut down. they ended up scraping roof along the top and surveillance video captures the problem right there and shows the truck coming out the other end and leaving a cloud of light dust and protective coating and mass dot had to shut down few hours yesterday to make sure it was safe for other drivers. no one was hurt. >> gene: complaining about the new version of the galaxy note seven. batteries on new phones are also overheating. however, samsung says they are working properly. earlier this month galaxy note seven's because the battery sparked fires while charging. >> sara: wal-mart buying part of company called flip cart. it is e-commerce giant worth $16 billion.
jet.com for $3 billion. despite wal-mart's big moves amazon share price is up 23% this year. >> julie: accident on the expressway northbound and after furnace brook parkway and accident is off on that far left-hand lane, not in the hov lane but it is in the far left lane on the other side of that and it is blocking one of those gridlock there as you're heading northbound and seeing the delays back up on 128 as you make your way up to the braintree split. also seeing some heavy volume west -- eastbound rather right after the weston tolls. as we continue to shift north 93 south sluggish in the medford area as you approach somerville. here are live drive times, 38 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 30 minutes on the expressway. almost 40 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls.
>> gene: big day tomorrow on the esplanade. walk for diabetes. good morning. >> rain or shine. >> shiri: this time around it is not going cool and damp through the weekend and spreading northward here slowly progressing so by 9:00 a.m. we will see some of the showers up toward the cape and out toward new bedford, gradually working way northward into boston and latest check on timeline looking at latest information. it is slowing down a little bit here. so by noon i want you to be ready for a couple sprinkles in boston but might end upholding off until about one or 2:00 this
is not just sprinkles that we are talking. we have some pockets of heavier rain that will be forming so we have the opportunity for a few downpours here and that opportunity is going to continue into the evening. in fact, scattered showers simply continue owe night tonight -- overnight tonight and couple lower 60s in and around the boston area. the general rule though is mostly going to be 50s today. 52?, that's it in worcester. then over the weekend we are at 59 tomorrow sunday and lower 60s over southeastern massachusetts but again, things cooler to the north and west and dryer day will end up being your sunday so saturday and showers continue throughout the day and scattered pop-up nature of these showers and going to be waves of wet
and 9:00 and not done yet and blast of showers on sunday night -- saturday night and sunday looking at mostly dry conditions and slight risk of spot shower so 7-day forecast over the weekend always in view, tomorrow on and off rain and slight risk of sunday shower, more clouds than anything else in lower 60 and lingering monday showers and tuesday we finally clear out with highs a little closer to 70. back to you. >> tomorrow lackman over new england and it is name for new moon second one of the same month. last black moon was march of 2014. however you won't be able to see much. only be seen with naked eye during a solar clips and weather not great anyway.
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anxiety sensitivity which means being overly aware and frightened of anxiety like panic attacks and sensation seeking which means people are drawn to intense experiences and personality testing highest% of children. >> gene: big announcement world health organization the americas have eliminated the measles. it is declared eliminated and no
marks a first for the world. the who says that the battle against measles was won through two decades of mass vaccination to prevent the viral disease. before the start of the vaccination campaign in 1980 measles cost more than 100,000 deaths in the americas and 1979 and highly contagious disease cause severe problems including pneumonia be and gene: the vaccine for hpv more effective than previously thought. young woman tested for cervical cancer and after eight years abnormal cell growth was reduced by 50%. study also showed protection appears to occur even when one or two of the recommended doses
newborn twins. claudeeen is 60 years old. they married a decade ago and despite the age always dreamed of having a family. >> delivery room and all of this stuff, oh my goodness. it was like >> life changes. >> with help of ivf specialist cook and her husband welcomed fraternal twins isaac and isaiah. they were born a month early but
become pregnant there kansas city stunning video that shows 50 gators all in the same lake. >> drizzle moving in here and heavy rain later on today and another blustery run and time out the worst of it next. >> gene: surveillance video shows woman being dragged out of her home and more troubling there was one person at the
>> gene: now at 8:00 local man charged with trying to kill his own nephew and each a confession. >> the investigation continues into the disappearance of connecticut woman while she was out fishing with her son. we have new details and search the woman's home. >> gene: final good-bye yankees and career causing yankees so much pain. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: reporters covering the big stories and september 30th, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. wind, rain and fog, going to see it all this weekend and shiri spear in the stormtracker weather center with the timeline of this weather but we -- say it
>> shiri: got to smile about it, nothing you could do. rain spreading northward into southeastern massachusetts into the morning, take longer to get up to boston, 38? in boston now, 50 in worcester and in nashua, new hampshire, but 60 in hyannis with rain going to be moving in and i say the next two hours really blustery conditions out there again, 18 miles per hour winds in boston and 24 miles per hour in the vineyard and similar conditions for nantucket with stronger gusts. all day temperatures in the 50s and city, see by lunchtime drizzle and really heavy stuff will move in here later this afternoon and this evening. i will take you through the timeline hour-by-hour next. julie grauert back now with live drive time traffic. some improvements out there. >> julie: earlier accident live pictures of sky fox has cleared, one on the expressway northbound at furnace brook parkway. overall things are looking pretty good out there. we are not getting hit too hard. expressway is slow, a little volume increasing eastbound on the pike near the weston tolls.
spots are 93 south and even on days where traffic is a little bit lighter, we almost always see heavy steady volume in this shot of the tobin bridge, kind of bouncing around in the wind, but things slow going on route 1. 26 minutes as head from 128 to the tobin on route 1, 40 minutes on 93 south and about 40 minutes on 128 southbound as well and continue to watch the drive times for you for the next two hours. back to you. >> later this morning a man will head to court accused of trying to kill his own nephew in a is recovering in the hospital and uncle facing attempted murder charges. fox25 stephanie coueignoux is live outside the courthouse in worcester where we are waiting on man's arrival, stephanie. >> stephanie: all of this has has very disturbing details and expected to learn even more in court today when 21-year-old taj mcdonald appears before a judge. it all started when mcdonald called 911 and said that he had
and village apartment found three-year-old boy on the couch and he did have injuries to his face and neck but he was conscience and mcdonald was babysitting nephew while the boyas father was at work. one man that wanted to remain anonymous he was working outside the apartment when he heard a child crying. >> heard like a little kid crying, you know, screaming, i thought it was like little kid just crying. >> stephanie: didn't see adults leaving the apartment and didn't realize what was going on and number of charges and indecent assault and battery on someone under the age of 14. we will head into court, of course, and bring you very latest starting at 4:00 here on
>> gene: new twist into the investigation of the connect woman feared lost at sea while fishing with her son. that son, nathan carman, has been underscrutiny ever since he was floating alone in lifeboat this weekend. we learn nathan and his mother were both suspects in death of >> daniel: boat sank and unable to save his mom and being
repairs to the boat that cause it had to sink and also learning more about the murder of nathan's very wealthy grandfather. 2011 nathan checked into a psychiatric ward and it was there that his mother and mother and grandfather got into a fight about nathan's medical care and about money. linda was charged with assaulting her father and allegedly punching him him repeatedly in the head. two years later the grandfather found shot to death and inside his home and nothing was looked to linda as prime suspect. the murder remains unsolved and man left at least $42 million to his four children. now, earlier this week we told you nathan was a suspect in the murder as well, but prosecutors rejected search warrants on him during the investigation and story will continue to develop and we will be following it every step of the way. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: engineer of train
in new jersey is fully cooperating with them. more than 100 were hurt when the new jersey train sped over a safety barrier and plowed into the reception in hoboken and engineer 48-year-old thomas gallagher was hurt but doctors released him from hospital hours after the crash. investigators say the train was speeding as approached the station and now they are trying to find out why the breaks did not activate >> we will be pulling the event record and her recorder if the cab car. >> the woman killed in the crash is 34-year-old lawyer from new jersey who just dropped her toddler off at daycare before going to the train station. sara: install automatic braking system called positive train control and slow down trains which are going too fast. last year was the original deadline but congress passed three year extension.
to have it up and running on all trains until 2020. the new braking system will cost more than $450 million. most of which will come from the federal government. >> gene: two people badly hurt at busy intersection in newton. breaking news on fox25 news at ten and 11. victims were hit at corner of beacon street in newton center and both rushed to the hospital. at least one of them in critical condition. the tow truck driver did stop at the scene. no word at this point any charges. scare for dozens used ladders to rescue and some were stranded for nearly two hours. >> i got up and left all the
it is unstable. >> investigators don't know what went wrong and ride will be shut down for the rest of the fair. >> sara: world leaders gathered this morning to say final good-bye to former israel prime minister perez. israelis paid tribute to perez, body lay in state in jerusalem where he led for decades. former president bill clinton spoke abou while he was president. >> started off life as israel student and became its best teacher and ended up biggest dreamer.
>> gene: trump's campaign and chris christie denying he helped to get trump ready for the presidential debate. he was not asked but said he would be will to help if asked. >> clinton focus on small and petty distractions. this will be the year the american people say finally enough is >> trump's visit to new hampshire comes as he is hit with in you problems when it comes to business dealings. questions are swirling whether or not trump charitable foundation operating by the rules. washington post reports the charity may have not filed proper paperwork with the state with outsides donors and could be ordered to stop raising money and returning money already raised. new york attorney general's office not commenting whether it is investigating the particular
clinton supporters also eyes more support in the major swing states. clinton's top dollar super pack released new ad this week taking aim at donald trump. priorities usa shelled out $10 million for the ad and takes aim at incident last year where trump mocked new york times reporter with a disability. the trump campaign has yet to comment on new ad. sara: we are a little more than a week out from the presidential debate. town hall forum in st. louis, missouri. fox25 has everything you need to know and on air and on line through election day. >> shiri: in the 50s, got bleak cloudy skies and still in the 50s by 5:00 p.m. and not much of warm-up and showers moving in and still going to be
the heaviest rain as work way into the friday night plans next. >> that should be enough to keep you out of the water. scary sites waiting under the water surface. scary sites waiting under the water surface. >> thank you 341 of the many ? keep on smiling with dunkin's delicious reese's peanut butter doughnut square. frosted with chocolate and filled with reese's peanut butter buttercream. taste the fave you crave today. america runs on dunkin'. special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding
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legend. >> michael: city left his mark literally. big papi's image mode into the outfield grass at fenway park. that's not all this big number 34 making way through boston giving chance to say papi for all the dramatic home runs, charity work, emotional rally after the marathon bombings and, of course, those three world series wins and late legislative and governor come together to rename the brookline average bridge overwhich so many red sox fans walked to fenway to see big papi play and the david ortiz big papi bridge. >> high deep ride.
paper out. if you want to take picture 34 and moving it over to the public market haymarket until 6:00 and if you have tickets to the game, pregame festivities start early so sox asking to get in seats by 6:30 tonight and tomorrow and by 2:00 on sunday and sunday's game at 31:00 pitch. either way if you're coming out they strongly strongly urge you to take public transportation. should be a good weekend. live at fenw henrich, fox25 news. >> still things on the line here. sox are competing with texas and cleveland for homefield advantage in the playoffs and rangers would have homefield throughout the playoffs and they will host wild card winner in divisional series and sox would have homefield advantage over cleveland and sox have half game lead over the indians in race for the best record at least in
pizza and drink beer with matt damon, ben affleck and tom brady. one fan could have the dream date and hilarious video explaining the contest and arguing over which one of them was better friends with the patriots quarterback and posted fox25boston.com. >> gene: lady gaga will in the half time show and she announced she will take the stage in houston and rumors had been twirling for months but no confirmation until now and this is the second year in row feature lady gaga. last year brought down the house with her version of the national anthem.
julie, we are hoping a certain team that plays in foxborough will be part of the super bowl experience this year. >> i would be there for lady gaga. that's all. she is all i need. super fan over here. take you out to the roads, eastbound on the pike, it is involving a truck and right after 128. happened within the last few minutes. i haven't seen volume explode yet and off to the shoulder and won't cause too many problems and not reflected in time either and expressway still jampacked from furnace brook parkway up to morrissey boulevard and route 3 along fine, 95 opened up as you approach 128 and so has 24 and expressway like i mentioned pretty typical volume as you head past the gas tank. live drive times, 42 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave and 22 minutes from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel both of those are pretty typical. 28 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike.
>> 8:18 on friday morning, it is the weekend, we are so excited. >> excited because it is the weekend and shower moving in here and pick up in intensity and overnight in saturday, sunday showers easing up a little bit here and want to point out we have light rain over nantucket now, it is blustery, it is wet across the bo still dry across most of massachusetts. in fact, in lawrence it is 51? and look at how long it is going to take for the showers to get to you until early afternoon and initially light stuff and 5:00 p.m. and looking at pockets of heavier rain in southern new england here and this afternoon temperatures kind of struggling a little bit because of the clouds, because of when it rains, it cools down and temperatures have the hope of getting up to about 60 but i have a feeling a lot of afternoon will be spent in the
lawrence at 59, worcester at 52 and 61 in hyannis and heaviest rainfall because it is moving in first and because you're going to get and little to see the showers and shortly thereafter start seeing the embedded downpours that will potentially be in the evening hours, into the overnight, look at tomorrow morning, scattered rain at times heavy and look at tomorrow afternoon and this is much wetter afternoon look here at saturday and things lighten a little bit on saturday evening but in the done yet because there's another blast of rain
saturday night and best weather over the weekend and going to be dryer and slight risk of shower and tiny bit warmer and 59 in boston tomorrow and 60? on sunday. we are also watching closely hurricane mass and expected to be a major hurricane in jamaica and cuba and southern bahamas as we hit day on monday, tuesday a little drizzle and wednesday, thursday,
schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools? every new charter takes away more money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million dollars, just last year. we can't afford to drain even more money from our kids' schools because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too. please join me in voting no on question 2. >> gene: group of cyclist shot video of lake that they passed
all of those mounds in the water is gators and man shot the video says he was stunned. >> never seen that many -- seen maybe ten or 15 in that pond before. >> video started going viral and people that live in part of the florida are now getting back to the lake to see unusual site for themselves and keep your distance from the shore there. >> use extra zoom on your need to get too close. allocators, maybe they are not your thing, workers at high school in new mexico make a shocking find when the power suddenly goes out. take a look. pair of snakes slithered way into a transformer. >> where are they? >> oh my gosh. looks like wire. see that thing that the arrow pointing to. that's a snake. when maintenance crew opened the door one on the ground and
into an area which carried 12,000 volts of power. ouch. problem was eventually fixed. zoomed in. that's a snake. goodness gracious. >> in time for glasses on wednesday. rest in peace little snake. >> rest in peace, my friend. >> 12,000 volts, not going to go there. >> apparently all it takes to go viral picture of cat eating tiny for recent trip and hounded him to defeat the cat named mr. wilson and as joke made himself three pancakes and tiny ones. sent the picture to his guild to show her he knew what he was doing and treated the picture which was retweeted 50,000 times and end of today probably 100,000 times. gene loves cats so he loves the pictures.
the plate clean. >> julie: i would like to tweet picture of gene's face during the story. >> sara: i know you do that for your cat. >> gene: cats hate me. mutual feeling. >> julie: careful, no pancakes and kittens at lavanchys and rain moving in for tonight's game at at fenway and a little hope for sunday afternoon game and take you through it hour-by-hour at future cast. >> gene: woman kidnapped from the store where she worked and caught on camera and coming up while some say mailman should lose his job even though even
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going to be out and about tomorrow. shiri spear and fox25 stormtracker weather center. shiri, really tomorrow could be problematic if you have outdoor plans. >> tomorrow will be ugly day, wet almost all day and wave of rain and barely across the islands. this timeline slowed down considerably this morning and wet travel over nantucket and in boston and lower 50s out toward woburn, clouds overspreading southern new england and 50 in worcester and shrewsbury and he townsend and nashua, new hampshire and drizzle south of boston and we got showers spreading into the city i think closer to one or 2:00 this afternoon and 3:00 p.m. comes along we have showers and also going to be talking pockets of heavy rain as
so show you when we find a little improvement this weekend coming up. julie grauert now back with live drive time traffic and check on expressway. >> julie: friday commute that the i can endorse and expressway slow and don't get relief there and a little bit of volume around the weston tolls but otherwise the accident that i was reporting in last report it has been cleared, not an issue. 128 southbound nice and and volume route 1 approaching the tobin and see on the zakim bridge as well. here are live drive times and one red drive time and 26 minutes on route 1, 36 minutes on 93 south and 34 minutes which is quick on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. >> gene: officers are looking for a man that sexually assaulted a woman in jamaica plain.
catherine parrotta live in jaylen brown where this is the second attack in week. >> catherine: latest incident happened a week and home under construction and police still investigating both of sexually assaulted at this time. here is what we know, and latest case was masked man with gun and police say they were called to quarter of two tuesday morning and suspect approached her, showed a gun, forced him to give her cell phone sexually assaulted her. police say the suspect took off toward waldon street and people live and live nearby are concerned and never heard of anything like that happening in this area before. that's shocking.
jamaicaway in the pond with companion and police searching with suspect right now and see police vehicle coming from the area where reported to have happened and don't know if that's related or not but again the investigation is ongoing and don't know if this is the same suspect, two separate suspects, something they don't know and hear more about woman that works nearby and her thoughts on all of this. >> gene: family says school committee and dozen school employees failed to respond to the incident which happened at summer football camp in 2013. court documents say the boy was held counsel by teammates and assaulted with a brooke stick and three teens charged -- were charged as juveniles and suit names the former football coach and exsuperintendent as
$300,000 in damages. >> sara: this morning man will go before a judge accused of trying to kill his three-year-old nephew. the man actually dialed 911 and confessed to crime. therethere will be arraignment g place later on this morning. stephanie coueignoux has more. >> stephanie: 21-year-old taj mcdonald appears before a judge, going to be the first time we see him in perso all started when he called 911. >> said left him inside the apartment. >> stephanie: this is part of 911 relayed message that man called 911 saying he just killed the three-year-old nephew. police have identified the man as 21-year-old taj mcdonald. they say he was babysitting his nephew while the boy's father was at work when police arrived
found the three-year-old on couch with injuries to his face and head but alive and conscience and immediately rushed to the hospital. man that wanted to remain anonymous he heard boy crying but wasn't sure what was going on. >> pretty much crying and sometimes screaming but i don't know -- i don't know if he was in pain, i don't know, i have idea. >> stephanie: we saw detectives bring out bags of evidence. charged with number of counts including attempted murder and indecent assault and battery on child under 14. i did ask the department of children and families whether they have investigated this family before spokeswoman e-mailed me this morning saying they have no comment. in worcester i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news.
search for man who stabbed two people outside a theater. both victims are 36-year-old man from hingham. one ran to lobby to ask for help. both are expected to survive. police say the attacker was gone by officers arrived. theater remained open while investigators searched for clues. >> gene: manhunt in hanson forced students nearby school to shelter in place and picture of one of the suspects. he and three other men broke into a home yesterday and at least one of them had a gun and suspects took two safes from the home and dropped them when officers arrived. police quickly captured two of the men and spent hours searching for the other two. during that time officers made sure students local students were safe. >> when school dismissal time came we had state police as well as local police escorting the buses into this area. >> gene: woman that lives in the home was not hurt and don't know what they were after but
>> sara: warning neighbors about concerning credit card scam. woman in merrimack picked up mail and had address but with a different name. later man showed up asking for mail that belonged to him. she refused and called 911 but the man barged his way into the house looking for the mail. inside the envelope was credit card the suspect applied for with stolen information. >> this is not just a waiting delivers it, puts in mailbox and grabs it right out of the mailbox and gone. >> sara: fortunately police were already on their way to the house and arrested the suspect. the man is from new york and investigators believe he is part of larger crime ring. police say to call them if you get something delivered to your house with someone else's name. sara: reported assault turns out to be a lie. called police to say she had been assaulted, bound with duct
morning long and now we are learning she admitted to making up the whole story. police say she came clean yesterday after some more questioning. no word yet if she will face any charges. >> gene: dog in boxborough recovering after trapped in mud pit and nearly dried up pond and people heard noises and called for help. looked like dog will be there for awhile visible and dog was taken out and taken to the vet to be checked out. take a look at this unusual standoff at local bank. that's turkey keeping customers captive inside the century bank on broadway in somerville and carefully squeezing around the turkey to get inside. employee had to monitor the door letting people in and out. >> gene: this doesn't look very comfortable.
nature made the situation even worse. >> sara: learning more about the deadly train crash in hoboken and much needed clues into what went wrong. >> julie: we have been enjoying relatively enjoyable up and this week firehouse friday and today it is the duxbury fire department. >> michelle: this is actually scary. like this? >> yes, wrap the other one around. >> michelle: how fast?
>> i probation department burned hands like you did. >> michelle: takes special person. >> it does. >> michelle: time to >> get one firefighter to the back of the ladder, please. >> nice work. >> michelle: before i left there was one more surprise. >> we appreciate everything fox25 does for firefighters and salute you guys and thank you
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do we know how long it is going to take for them to get information from that? >> been hampered in the investigation by the fact that this train station is just so structurally sound from the impact of the train hitting it yesterday. there's debris involved they need to ste site and into the train as much as they had like and having event recorder and help them very much along with it as they tried piece together exactly what happened yesterday. >> gene: long history with the new jersey transit system. >> 48 years old and thomas
jersey transit system. neighbors and friends and clearly somebody who had a passion for what he was doing, but the ntsb says they have made contact with him but they have not yet been able to speak with him. of course, taken unresponsive from the train yesterday taken to the hospital at least yesterday and heavily medicated as a result of injuries and are in the him and somebody that could potentially practice provide a lot of clues what could happen here and also mentioned there were two other crew members on board the passenger train yesterday. there was a breakman and conductor, so obviously they may be able to offer some help with the investigation as well. >> height restrictions and
down for a few hors. state police say the truck ended up scraping roof along the top and surveillance video captures the problem right there. the video shows truck coming out the other end and leaving a cloud of white dust and police say that's protective fire coating and mass dot shut down tunnel few hours yesterday to make sure it was safe for other drives. no one was hurt. >> gene: man caught in california kidnapping a woman now in cu woman out of convenience store where she worked and forced into car and drove off. hours layer she did manage to escape and suspect stalked woman for weeks and caught after a police chase last night. also this morning another man in this video is being criticized. suspect drags woman past the coastal carrier and trip over here and instead of noticing something is wrong dropped off
>> sara: tulsa, oklahoma officer betty shelby charged with first degree manslaughter. two weeks ago she shot and killed 40-year-old terence crutcher after vehicle abandoned on the street. today shelby expected to plead not guilty and judge will set a hearing for the preliminary hearing. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. shiri middleborough lakeville line significant delays between an hour and hour and 15 minutes and double and reading off the website right now and building other graphics for you, route 3 south of town looks fine. 24 and 95 has opened up and expressway still a little sluggish, concentrated around morrissey boulevard.
volume through the weston tolls and into newport. here are live drive times, 24 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike and 16 minutes 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. back to you. >> gene: i know what you will be doing tomorrow morning. >> sara: all going to be at the hat shell for the such great cause. >> shiri: it is rain or shine and not going to be shining. bring rain boots. galoshes. >> gene: i will have them. >> shiri: watching waves of wet weather and waves trying to
nantucket and timeline has slowed quite a bit since what started at this morning and initially this morning i was expecting some sprinkles in boston before noon time and noon time southeastern massachusetts and dealing with rain and might not pick up in boston until 2:00 p.m. and that's when it is reaching and rapidly becoming downpours and some locations by 5:00 p.m. and evening commute and pockets of heavy rain into the evening hours here and friday night plans out on the town just be prepared and going to be wet and coming in in intervals and this afternoon although 60? and upper 50s on the map, lower 60s southeastern mass, everybody in southern new england with risk for showers, check out forecast over the weekend, 59 in boston,
53 in worcester and 55 in nashua, that's saturday. sunday goes up by couple degrees and going to be dryer here. saturday morning 8:00 a.m. we have scattered rain, look at that and going to be heavy rain into the afternoon and ugly picture this is and area of low pressure and bring us in the rounds of showers and lighten up a little bit here on saturday evening. not totally done and number one moving in and kind of caught in the middle and northeast wind so what we will be looking for mostly cloudy conditions, dry breaks, but also that chance that we are still going to see a couple spot showers on sunday and on monday as next system comes in we have the chance for couple more scattered showers and temperatures mid-60s. 63 with drizzle here on tuesday, pattern brakes wednesday to thursday as sun finally comes
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to pick weed. >> can'ting imagine where raised where that was the case. >> gene: they are prior felons and kids are now in state custody. >> sara: man couldn't find keys late wednesday night so tried to break into own home through a basement window but his feet got stuck and left hanging upside down. rainstorm rolled in and basement started flooding. the rising water came dangerously close to his head. 13 hours later neighbor found the man and called for help. the man is luckily doing okay. woman in california finds huge surprise in lunch delivery and dominoes box and found $5,000 in cash. woman was honest and immediately
the money. >> i can't keep it. crazy amount of money and $20. >> dominoes says the cash was supposed to be delivered to their bank as reward the woman is getting free pizza for a year and employer is also giving her 1 week off with pay for her good deed. she certainly deserves that. we have a lot more coming your way this morning. three of new england's hunkiest guys are looking for one person to join them for issuing to all of their fans. i want to go, shiri. >> shiri: i'm free. drizzle moving in and that's going to be the biggest weather threat and heavy rain we are tracking this evening, wind all day long. i will break it down hour-by-hour next. >> gene: investigation continues into the disappearance of connecticut woman and we have new the outside corporate interests bankrolling question two are trying to deceive you.
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