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. now at 4:00, hurricane matthew hitting florida with heavy rain and strong winds as the death toll from the caribbean continues to rise. fox25's meteorologist sarah wroblewski is track the storm's path and where it is headed next. >> daniel: an elderly man is dead. his wife airlifted to the hospital. the attack in their that had neighbors on edge. game one and a disappointment for the sox. butch stearns has reaction from the clubhouse as the players gear up for round two. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: hurricane matthew making a stamp off the coast of florida. this is video coming in early this morning from communities along the east coast of florida. and things are only expected
it is october 7, 4 a.m. i am daniel miller. >> julie: good morning, i am julie grauert. meteorologist sarah wroblewski is in the fox25 storm tracker weather center. sarah, the storm has downgraded a bit but still very dangerous. >> sarah: the winds reduced just enough but still a category 3 wind with winds 130 miles per hour. it is pack heavy rain, strong winds. hurricane-force winds 60 miles riding from the coast yet to make landfall but very dangerous conditions. we have hurricane warnings stretching all the way up the coast up to parts of coastal south carolina right now. as the official track continues that category 3 storm up along the coast through the day today, and then it will likely petition begin to weaken, but still very powerful with heavy rain
throughout coast for the weekend and turning to tropical storm status as we head into your monday. we will take a closer look at some of the winds down there in just a few minutes but show you the local conditions. temperatures in the 0s in parts of norwood. 57 in boston. a big difference in temperatures. visibility down in some spots, but we have improvements headed our way. we will talk about how warm it will get for the day today and risk for rain for the weekend. traffic with julie. columbus day weekend. different travel. if you have travel plans, you will want to know that the hov lane on the expressway opening at 1:00 today. there will be free coffee served at the plaza along state highways, so safe travels out there. right now things nice and quiet on route 1 and 93 south. the expressway moving along just fine. live drive times. 24 minutes from 49 to mass ave. 9 minutes on the expressway. 29 minutes from 495 to the leverett connector.
down on florida. take a look at the wind and rain moving into daytona beach overnight julie glooul south palm beach, the winds taking down power lines including one of them that was caught on camera. it came down sparking. florida's governor have called up 3500 of the national guard to help. >> daniel: hurricane matthew ripped through on the way to our shores. the damage there is still being tallied and storm surges reached up to 15 feet and a number reports in nassau are dealing with structural damage. julie haiti took the worst beating with 240 people confirmed dead. that number is expected to rise. the united nations said the worse humanitarian disaster to hit the country since the earthquake six years ago. we will continue to track its path throughout the morning and live reports from the east
to track with her forecast. stay up to date with math knew on our weather and news apps and fox25boston.com. coming up on 4 04. an apparent home invasion that ended in the death of an elderly man. his wife remains hospitallized. the person responsible is still on the loose. neighbors tell fox25's jacqui heinrich that the couple may have been found by their caregiver. neighbors woke up thursday morning to crime scene tape and police investigating an attack on an elderly couple in an apparent home invasion. >> two ladies out there. one of them was the caregiver and another one and they were both crying and hugging each other. what's going on? what is going on over there. i thought maybe they called the ambulance. something happened to deland and maybe a heart attack. that's all i could figure. >> there has never been any problems around here for a long time. >> reporter: the male victim,
the wife who had health problems and confined to wheelchair had serious injuries. she was life flighted to the hospital clinging to life said police. neighbors are shocked how anyone can hurt this sweet couple. >> they had people over there all the time visiting them. they would park across the street. park in their yard. so they were very well liked. just too bad. >> reporter: in orange, jacqui heinrich, fox25 news. >> daniel: as wife was taken to the hospital by helicopter. no word on the cause her husband's death. this morning counselors will be helping three elementary school students who witnessed a deadly shooting in boston. a man in his 20s was shot in the head in roxbury late yesterday afternoon. you can see that school bus in the middle of the crime scene. the three students on board were coming home from harvard kent elementary school. >> i hope for the sake of the young children they didn't see
the public to step up and help us solve it. >> julie: police are till looking for a shooter. there was a fight before the person was killed. and a flight diverted is back in the air. american airlines flight 66 from new york to barcelona had to land at logan because of an electrical odor in the cockpit. the plane spent five hours on the ground while maintenance crews solved the problem. left logan at m this morning. we are learning new details of the speed of the train involved in the deadly hoboken crash. investigators now see it say it sped up moments before hitting the terminal. the information is coming from recording devices on the train. just 38 seconds pvrt crash, the train was moving just 8 miles per hour. just before it hit the platform it reached 21 miles per hour. the engineer tried to use the emergency brake less than a
more than 100 others hurt. the ntsb continue to investigate and the engineer is cooperating. gloucester's mayor has decide not to fire the police chief. the mayor has reversed her decision to fire chief campanello allowing him to retire in january instead. campanello was terminated amid allegations he lied during a city investigation. he will be on paid leave until january 3 when his contract ends. the former chief says this is the best decisio the best decision for the city. >> not only is my retirement in the best have of myself and my family and ensure that the city of boston may move forward in a manner that the administration believes is best for the community. >> daniel: in the meantime, deputy chief john mca thee will be leading the apartment. happening today the union that represents 700 custodians at harvard will begin contract
for affordable health care and adequate retirement funds. earlier this week dining hall workers walked off the job protesting wages. the second presidential debate is two weeks away and how voters view the candidates. take a look at numbers from you have folk university. hillary clinton and donald trump are in a virtual tie. clinton is barely ahead. the state has four electoral votes and depending on how other swing states fall, those four could be the difference more than 250 gathered in a small room to hear donald trump speak in new hampshire. last night trump held a town hall-style meeting. he spent 45 minutes talking to an audience of supporters and answered their prescreened questions. the set-up is similar to the next debate but trump insisted its not practice for sunday. >> we are just here because we just wanted to be here. you know hillary frankly -- they can talk about debate prep. that's not debate prep. she is resting. she is resting.
american people. i want to be with the people from new hampshire, and she wants to rest. >> julie: on saturday trump will attend a fall festival in wisconsin with house speaker paul ryan. the first appearance with the candidate since he endorsed him. hillary clinton does not have anything scheduled until sunday's debate. >> daniel: you can watch trump and euclideangon head to head. our blair miller will be there and will h after the debate ends on fox25 starting at 10:30. the boston red sox will have 17 hours to put a disappointing playoff loss behind him and get ready for game two. sox in cleveland and a rough outing for pick porcello. he gave out three home runs in the third. san francisco follows that up with -- mookie betts.
dustin pedroia too is to check this but called out to end the game. fox25's butch stearns has reaction from the clubhouse. >> reporter: game 16 this alds, the red sox do not get a good start from rick porcello and offense strikes out 14 times against indian pitch. a frustrating game one loss in cleveland. >> they have a lot of good arms down there and great stuff. and that's -- that's why they >> you can spin it however you want to spin it i threw the pitches the best way i wanted to throw and hit three balls out of the ballpark. >> we keep our head up. this family has got to put it behind and like i say. we play pretty good baseball. >> reporter: now the red sox turn to david price 4:30 this afternoon and gets the start in game two to try to even this game up at one game
in the playoffs, butch stearns, fox25 sports. not the only team about the big game. hosting clemson in the nationally televised match-up. ranked third in the nation and the game will cause traffic trouble in the evening rush. expect long lines of traffic chestnut hill, com ave, the pike and route 9. we check traffic and weather every things quiet on 93 southbound , a 21-minute ride from andover to the zakim bridge. sarah? >> sarah: visibility low in some spots in norwood and the connecticut river valley. keep that in mind if you were headed out and clear skies and boosting temperatures from the chilly 40s right now to the 70s this afternoon. i will tell you what to expect in your town and plus the latest track of matthew in just a few pins. >> all right, sarah. a pair of local schools
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one of the men told christine mccarthy she and her friends have been terrified ever since. >> i spoke with a 7th grader who tells me she and her friends were riding the school bus on tuesday from auburn middle school. they were going home when they noticed a man wearing a clown mask was following their bus. she tells me she and her friends have been terrified since then to go back to school. >> everybody was shaking caeming still because they were scared. >> reporter: 12-year-old madison bogart has been terrified to go to school mask followed her school bus tuesday, even followed some kids getting off the pwhus. >> everybody was walking home nervous and everybody was like, run. go away from this guy because he is following us. >> reporter: auburn police say the man in the picture snapped by a student is actually a parent of a kid on the bus. >> i was shocked. i didn't know why someone -- why someone would do it. >> reporter: some kids were so scared they hid and you nearby deck before walking home.
>> my friends are texting me saying they are scared and they can't go to sleep. and they feel sick. and they are sleeping with something just in case someone comes in. >> reporter: matthew cook just 9 years old wasn't on the bus but too scared to go to his 4th grade class the next day. >> i felt like my stomach was twisting and i almost threw up. >> reporter: a mother is >> some parent thought it was a good idea to put on a mask -- not only put on the mask but get behind a school bus as the kids were being dropped off. it is heartbreaking and upsetting. >> reporter: the clown spankious that a hoax but a man accused of this bad joke is facing charges. >> i can see how he got charged with this, because a lot of kids felt they were in real danger. >> reporter: they are not identifying this parent but
conduct and disturbing the peace. in auburn, christine mccarthy, fox25 news. now 4:16. a special bathtub designed just for babies could be putting them at risk. these infant bathtub slings are being recalled because the baby could be hurt and could even drown. they are designed to attach to the bathtub. some missing clips can put them at risk. it is affecting 8,000 swi between 2012 and 2013. contact the company if you have one of those products. taking a look at the traffic or lack thereof. it is early and overall volume is very light. holiday weekend coming up, so you can expect some typical traffic patterns. route 1, 93 south moving along fine. live drive times. 13 minutes from route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 23 minutes on 93 south. 22 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the
wroblewski in for shiri spear. hurricane matthew a category 3 hurricane approaching the state of florida now. >> sarah: running parallel along the coast and it is creating a really horrible condition down there with rain and wind, and, you know, it is not the only hurricane that we are actually watching, believe it or not. i wanted to point that out. we haven't talked about you hurricane nicole, category 2, really not getting that much attention because hurricane matthew is so clo florida coast right now. looking at the tropical advisory, sure enough we have hurricane warnings in place for the majority of the eastern coast. tropical storm warning for the area in orange. that is for the interior, and we also continue that hurricane warning now for the coast of georgia, as well as parts of south carolina. the official track for the national hurricane center issued at 2 a.m. keeps it a category 3 storm as it
winds packing a bunch of 120-plus miles per hour right around the core of this storm is really going to just wreak havoc along the immediate coast tampa it is expected to weaken over the weekend as it goes along the coast and then eventually become a thunderstorm by sunday, and the question is where does it go from there. a lot of the models bring it back looping down to the south and out to sea. but if that stays away and what happening right now we for parts of florida. vero beach with 70-mile-per-hour wind gusts. daytona beach about 44. the center of the storm is just off shore and the core where you have those hurricane-force winds that only extend about 60 miles from the center of the storm. as we ride along throughout the day. expecting to see hurricane force winds up and down the coast. daytona beach is during the afternoon hours. wind gusts expected to be about 86 miles per hour.
continue to trend as we head through the friday evening. noticing the dark shades of red showing just the heavy rain this is expected to fall across this area through saturday as well and into parts of south carolina and even north carolina by the weekend, and we are going to be dealing with that onshore wind with that rain. and we have got that onshore wind continuing to churn up the seas. we have got storm surges expected anywhere from 7 to 11 areas of of florida into the coast of georgia and parts of south carolina. so that will be an issue through the day. rainfall amounts from 2 to 5 inches, to 10 inches through parts of georgia and the carolinas. sure we would like to see that kind of rain to end our drought and not for us. it is high pressure in control. we are watching a front out to the west. that front will be coming our way through the weekend.
cast showing us not much happening today. enjoy the sunshine for the day today. clouds increase for your saturday and then saturday evening through the overnight, that's when we have our risk of rain and may linger early sunday before scooting off the coast. boy look at the seven-day forecast for the highs for the day quite fantastic in the 70s. still around 70 for your saturday. a risk of showers and sunday turns cooler with a brisk wind. temperatures in the 60s and then prototype and cool for your columbus day. right now it high pressure builds back in into next week. over to you. 4:21. several local soccer coaches quitting their jobs during a practice and got some players and how this got connected to a tinldy movie. and for them to help in any situation.
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to take place over two weekend over this fall. a research group is claiming a white shark breeding ground off the coast of new york. the group says the water off montauk point is a nursery. the first in the study of great whites in the northwest atlantic, but some shark researchers in massachusetts are not happy with those tactics saying the group's methods are interfering with other shark studies in the region. they maintain the research was do l this should come as no surprise and analysts say the rent will soon be rising in boston and the surrounding area. rent in the hub is expected to jump by 4% over the next year according to zillow, more than double what is expected nationally. the local communities are expected to see the biggest increase in rent, arlington, lowell, hingham and westwood. fire fighter fire fighters from all over boston are making sure they are prepared for anything. fox's blair miller got a first hand look at the special
sky. >> reporter: in the city where the high-rises keep coming, especially along the seaport district, it is inside this building at the boston wastewater treatment plant that is key for first responders. >> keep going, pull. >> reporter: fire fighters from all over the boston area suiting up in gear they don't normally wear. >> one guy down. pick up the guy. >> reporter: cambridge deputy chief shawn white is part of a homeland security exercise >> what we see is construction-like injuries, collapsing. failure of guilty they get themselves in trouble, we can go and rescue them. >> reporter: it happened that cambridge. these pictures in fox25 show the rescue. >> you know know what kind of situation we will get into as a rescue company. >> reporter: chris smith moved to one of the busiest stations in the city. for him, this is invaluable. >> you see the city and how
because you never know when we are going to be needed. >> reporter: the fire fighters are going after a victim, in this case it is me as i am dangling a couple of stories above ground. we mounted a camera on fire fighter john dreft at the end of the line. >> reporter: what is missing from this and the real field. >> pressure, the environment. >> reporter: safe today, but tomorrow's unknown that they plan for. >> it works. you feel a little comfortable doing it and that is the biggest part by the end of the day. homeland security and includes agency around boston. if an incident like this happens it usually involves several agencies. blair miller. schools in two towns hit with major health concerns. the contagious illnesses that showed up in medford and swampscott. hurricane matthew getting ready to sweep up coast of florida.
and rain pummelling the coast of florida. hurricane matthew is hitting with no mercy. fox25's sarah wroblewski is standing by with a look at the storm's track. >> reporter: police say man in his 20s killed in front of a school bus with kids on board. the urgent message from boston police commissioner. an elderly couple attacked in their own home. the husband is dead and the wife hospitalized. details on the investigati >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning on this friday, october 7, i am daniel miller. >> julie: good morning, i am. >> julie. florida is getting ready to see hurricane matthew sweep in. meteorologist sarah wroblewski in the fox25 storm tracker weather center. sara, i heard matthew described as resilient because it keeps coming.