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. now at 4:00, clown concerns sweeping the nation and now hitting our area. >> students across new england being terrified right now. >> the scare at a local college that forced everyone to take shelter. plus breaking this morning. a wave of water gushing down a city street and bound to cause a few problems with the morning commute. the area to avoid break. and the u.s. senate debate in new hampshire grabbing national attention for one lawmaker's comments on the presidential election. the statement that kelly ark yotte is backtracking. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning, 4 a.m. on this tuesday, october 4, i am daniel miller. >> julie: good morning, i am
meteorologist jason brewer in for shiri spear this morning. jason is in the fox25 storm tracker weather center with a look at when the rain can move in. >> jason: a gloomy start to the morning, julie, daniel, good morning. temperatures in the upper 50s and will not budge too much today due to this onshore wind that comes back. the clouds, the spotty drizzle. i don't see anything on the radar right now and very isolated between 6 and 9 a.m., potential. increasing afternoon son. that is the good news. we will see a cloudy day all day. breaks of that and temperatures running 0 to 65 degrees in the cape and islands. lower 60s and even near 60 in worcester. then there is this. hurricane matthew. still a cat 4. getting ready to move across the eastern and -- the western tip of haiti rather. a full update on matthew in just a few minutes. looking at your roads, things are nice and quiet as
route 1 and 93 south moving along fine. pike is clear. overnight construction work will wrap up by 5 a.m. 24 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. nine minutes on the expressway. 20 minutes on 93 south and 495 and the leverett connector. we do begin with breaking news this morning. a large water main break is creating problems in parts of charlestown. it happened early this morning on rutherford avenue in the area of washington street. our flowing in the tunnel from rutherford ave to 199. they have shut down part of the bridge. the water has been turned off by the city and crews are working to fix the problem. 4:02. colleges across new england are dealing with a series of threatening social media posts about clowns. last night students at north merrimack college were told to shelter in place after a hoax tweet mentioned a person dressed as a clown was seen with a weapon on campus.
police searched the area and nothing sir us. >>tious come on. >> a cop came in and everybody got evacuated. we got texts, e-mails, calls from campus. >> students across new england are being terrified by one or two people on social media. it is shameful. >> daniel: similar threats across the nation and entire country and many linked to a twitter account that we are not naming. a post that towns in our area. none. tlits have been verified. merrimack will reach out to twitter to see if they can stop the threats. more widespread the clown hysteria has become. drivers say they spotted a man in a clown mask standing in the road and running at cars. in maryland, class were cancelled in one school yesterday over creepy clown threats. other schools around the washington d.c. area are ramping up security today. in virginia, a 13-year-old girl is facing charges accused
kill her teacher. in philadelphia, a 13-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy are facing cyber harassment charges for their posts about clowns and were reported last week. it people have been arrested in relation to clown hysteria in south carolina. it is now 4:04. hurricane matthew continues to pound the caribbean as many in the u.s. now prepare for the storms's possible impact. cnn report three peopl islands of the caribbean. the worst is not over yet for those kuvlingts. haiti is expected to get the worse of the storm over the next several hours. matthew expected to bring destructive waves between 15 and 25 feet and some spots could see up to 40 inches of rain. emergency workers are worried about flashfloods and mudslides in haiti since so many are living intense because of the mass -- in tents because of the massive earthquake six years ago.
closer to the u.s. prompting the governors of florida and north carolina to issue states of emergency. >> i am hoping that this is a false alarm but we can't -- we can't gamble. and we won't gamble with people's lives and the livelihood of many people up and down the coast. >> having a plan in place early is the difference between life and death. >> we have also checked in overnight with the staff at the be like brit orphanage in haiti that was started by a local family. they posted this picture "keeping the faith." the big question is what impact matthew could you have here. jason prueher has a new position and track at 5 a.m. he will have that for you as soon as that is released. if you are away from your tv get updates on our web site and news app. gloucester city officials accused leonard camponello of
messages on his work phone. it is with two women that filed complaints against him. when investigators asked campnello. he mailed the phone to his attorney. when officials got the phone the messages were all erased. the chief said he is a victim of a witch hunt and was wrongfully terminated. >> the reason for terminating contract has nothing to do with the inquiry that they were conducting. chief campanello cooperated fully with the the investigation. >> daniel: yesterday campa e ell to tweeted, thank you the citizens of gloucester for believing in me. i loved working for you. hashtag head held high. you can find out more information on our web site at fox25boston.com. an evidence room scan tall is leading to big changes at the braintree fire department. former stoughton police chief paul shawnaney has been named
russ jenkins is retiring early. the department dealing with fallout from the ms. handling of evidence at police headquarters. 60 guns and $400,000 of cash is involved. former boston police superintendent chief dan linsky has been hired to train braintree police on new evidence procedures. the superintendent of wilmington has resigned due a drunk driving arrest. mary delie was charged with operating und last week the at this found out. she apologized for not disclosing her arrest sooner. >> i apologize and take possibility for my decisions. i regret the disappointment i have caused my family, friends, colleagues and members this community. i also apologize -- >> julie: the search for a new superintendent is under way. 4:07 now.
clinton is leading donald trump by 5 points. 47% of likely voters favor clinton in the election with only 42% saying they would prefer to see trump as president. libertarian gary johnson took third place in the poll at 7% and jill stein have 2% of voter support. clinton leads in a poll of independent voters. the controversies keep come for presidential nominee donald trump. the new york attorney general asked for them to stop collecting donations in the times" released pages from his 1995 tax returns showing he lost nearly $1 billion in a year. experts say that could have allowed him to legally avoid paying incomes tack for almost two decades. trump has not denied the claims and has continued on debate them with democratic nominee hillary clinton. >> while millions of american families including mine and yours, were working hard, paying our fair share, it seems he was contributing nothing to our nation.
contributors and to herself. i don't even think she is loyal to pill, if you want to know the truth julie a recent cnn poll said 73% of voters want trump to release his tax returns. senator kelly ayotte is creating a buzz after a statement she made during the u.s. senate debate in new hampshire. the granite state senator said if children should look at donald trump as a role model shnd she she misspoke and said she hopes that all of her children would one day aspire to be president. in the state ayot tex said heart in hillary clinton or donald trump set a good example for children. preparations for to the's vice presidential debate. all eyes on longwood university when mike pence and tim kaine take the stage. the format of the debate is expected to be similar to last week's presidential debate. questions will be asked by a
discussion. one of the biggest differences, the candidates will be seated together at a table instead of standing at their own podiums. the debate starts tonight at 9:00 here on fox25. stay tuned after for a special edition of fox25 news at 10:30. then at 11:30. a complete debate analysis and breakdown of the key moments. new this morning, wareham police are looking for a hit-and-run driver. they tell us a man in his 50s was hit on cranberry highway. he was with serious injuries. police talked to witnesses to get an idea of the car and driver looking for. every ten minutes we track your traffic and weather together. right now on 93 south things still quiet out there. a 19-minute ride from 495 in andover to the zakim bridge. jason. >> jason: julie, right now i am watching high pressure build in to the north that will bring son doctor sun to
watching for the potential of spotty weather on the morning drive. a full update on hurricane matthew coming up. >> julie: all right, jason. a man is dead and shot by police. the investigation is under way. the bold crime that brought police to the door in the first place and the reason they open fired. a disturbing crime that grabbed national attention. a college student accused of attacking a couple in their own home even tryin
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. landscaper standing near his truck is hit and killed by a car in melrose. this is the scene on howard street. you can see the car flipped over and victim's truck is destroyed. he was moving equipment into a trailer when he was hit. a woman and her two young children were trapped upside down in the car. neighbors rushed out to help them after the crash. >> three young kids, and you know, seeing three young kids upside down in a car and having to little close to home. >> julie: the car also collided with a suv. the driver of that car wasn't hurt. no charges have been filed and the name the landscaper have not been released. a mom in salem, new hampshire is out on bail. she let her 7-year-old start her car that then rolled over on to her daughter. amy lynn bowen faces child endangerment charges. the 7-year-old shifted the car in reverse and rolled over her 2-year-old sister. the ed to libingz survived but
the woman back in court next month. a everett man is due back in court saying he has no memory of hitting a police officer outside of gillette stadium. he faces several charges including assault and battery and racing a motor vehicle. captain christopher wilcox was hit working detail for the patriots game. perez-rodriguez was speeding on his motorcycle into oncoming traffic. rodriguez judge yesterday that the crash was not intentional. captain wilcox has a skull fracture and broken nose and could be released as soon as today. perez rodriguez is being held on $10,000 bail. 4:15. a man who allegedly killed a florida couple and tried to bite off one their faces has been charged with murder. 19-year-old austin harouff was arrested in august when they found him biting off one of the stabbing victim's faces. he is charged with the
man that ran for help. he was released from the hospital after - am two-month stay. they suspect drugs in attack. searching for suspects in the deadly shooting of a 21-year-old killed right in front of her daughter. it happened yesterday afternoon. they were aid anna mays was hit by a stray bullet saying she was likely caught in the crossfire when gang members started shooting at each other. her 1-year-old was not hurt. >> it's sad and it is heartwrenching because it 2 1 years old. she haven't even lived her life yet, and to think that another innocent baby could have been a victim, it's sad dan dant cuss sin of nba dwyane wade was killed in chicago in august after being caught in the middle of a gun fight while out for a walk with her baby. massachusetts is taking a bank to court accusing it of run act high pressure contest. a lawsuit against morgan stanley.
convince people to use their items as collateral. the bank stopped the incentive and plans to fight the lawsuit in court. congress. is it is still looking for answers why the cost of epi pens have skyrocketed. in a letter to mylan's ceo the house oversight committee asked the request to hand over information on their profit margin. mylan pen on their pack. "washington post" said the company makes more. she has been charged with raising the price of the epipen. the company is working on a generic version that will cut it to half the price. things out there right now still moving along fine. don't be intimidated by those icon. overnight construction work that wraps up in 45 minutes.
south clear. here are your life drive times. 20 minutes on 93 south. 23 minutes on 128 1-bd from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist jason brewer in for shiri spear. tracking patchy drizzle out there. >> jason: going to be kind of a dreary morning and all is not lost. we will see sun break through. we have seen a little i of that yesterday. >> daniel: perfect. >> jason: week ahead. then there is this. matthew, this coming weekend. all eyes will be on this hurricane. a full update in just a sec and i wanted to touch on that and a major hurricane, a cat 4 about to brush the western tip of haiti. currently we are in the 50s and we are not going to move the thermometer a whole lot. a breezy on shore wind coming in behind a weak front that dropped through. middle 50s in leominster.
harwich at 57. nantucket about 6. add on 5 degrees to these numbers and those will be your afternoon highs. in worcester county, you are looking at upper 50s and lower 60s. cooler up top in the higher hills and a little warmer down below. afternoon highs around dedham and boston and woburn in the lower 60s today which is a little bit below normal. a cloudy start, but some increasing sun. i don't think we break into full sun wall to wal lower 60s in middle brother today. cape cod the island. man in ubingt you are at 60 right now -- nantucket you are at 60 right now. and not a whole lot of movement and a little patchy drizzle around. although i got to tell that you current observations we are not seeing too much being reported. it could be developing between 6 and 9:00. we will keep tabs on it. overnight tonight, down in the 40s in many spots.
40s. 37 in keene. check out the latest track from the national hurricane center on matthew. right now 145-mile-per-hour winds with a cat 4 status. there is the western tip of haiti. there is port-au-prince. there is guantanamo, and right now jamaica on the west side of the hurricane will not be feeling the worst of it. but the worst of it heading into, again, haiti, cuba, even into the bahamas. and then we go into time. we eastern parts of florida, threatened by possibilityly the western side of the worst -- possibly the western side and the worst of this storm and then the carolinas we will have to be watching and what happens beyond that, well, the computer models we are getting in every six hours overnight shifting a little more westward. a greater chance at least based on what we are seeing right now that we at least get some rain out of this, possibly some wind, and certainly some rip currents
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welcome back, everyone. a new study show a doctor's political views can impact a patient's care. yale university asked doctors with different political affiliations how they would act on specific health circumstances. scientists compared the answers of the republican and democratic doctors. turns out politics does advice on depression or alcohol abuse but plays a role in firearm safety and abortion and other hot button issues. doctors and patients should be mindful of this when discussing care. we are get our first look at one boston's largest development in years. one charlestown is set to replace the bunker hill housing complex. the developer recently released these rendering of the project. in addition to 3200 new apartment and condos.
for stores. the boston planning and development agency is reviewing the proposal. 4:24 right now. a major buyout is coming in the hunting and fishing industry. bass pro shop is shelling out $5.5 billion to take over cabelas. both chains say the rewards and credit cards will still be honored. no word what this means for cabela's 1900 employees and 1800 stores in the u.s. and canada. three england including one in hudson. now one more place to shop online. facebook has launched its market place. gives users an easy way to connect and exchange goods but seeing problems. within hours of its launch, people were offering up drugs, weapons and adult services throughout sites. those are some of the items that facebook has banned. facebook officials are apologizing saying "usa today," that a technical issue kept them from posts that broke the rules.
the latest invention. a minirobot designed to keep you company. it is called carobo mini. 4 inches tall and can respond to facial expressions, remember your likes and dislikes and remember trips you have taken together. the robot can can be linked to cars and gadgets in the home and is small enough to fit in a cup holder. no word on how much it will cost or if it is appropriate for a >> julie: that is what people would want to know. not the only robot hitting the market. hasbro has released this -- a picture we just showed it to you of a life-like dog and they sell a cat already. the realistic pets are helped to ease loneliness in the elderly and children. nearly real pets can provide companionship similar to real animals. the robot dog costs $120.
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incidents involving clowns now hitting our area. the hoax that forced a local college. to send an alert to everyone on campus. >> announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. good morning, it is 4:30 on this tuesday, october 4, i am daniel miller. >> julie: good morning i am julie grauert. a dreary start to the day, but the sun is on the horizon. meteorologist jason brewer is here with shiri spear and jason? >> jason: good morning. i am watching the clouds with little bit of drizzle and spot shower. chance for the morning drive at least. the first one appearing on radar on the north shore around ipswich, a little light rain coming ashore, boxford, lawrence, watch out in the next hour. quick little damp showers coming by. temperatures running in the mid- to upper 5s and running 60 to 65 this afternoon. the increasing afternoon sun