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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.
areas like haiti, cuba and bahamas and pressing its way along the florida coastline with rain and strong wind at 120 miles per hour in the core of this storm. that is the center, the eye. you can eit is just offshore and have yet to make landfall but it is nearing that coast ever so slightly. we are going to have to continue to monitor where some of the heavier rain bands continue to spin on in. we have everything from heavy rain to those hurricane-force wind gusts. category 3 strej through the day today before eventually weakening by the weekend. as for your local forecast, i will that for you in just a few minutes. over to you. sarah, as 'approach columbus day weekend, anticipate heaviest congestion in the afternoon hours. opening the hov lane on the expressway at 1:00 in hopes of easing some of that volume. right now things are quite and quiet out there. only 4:31.
a decent pace. northbound and southbound are clear. 28 minutes on the pike. single digits 20 minutes from andover to the zakim bridge. florida is getting pummelled by heavy wind and rain by hurricane matthew. >> julie: show you video what people along the east coast are dealing with. reid binion is in florida with a look at what the state is against. >> reporter: we are starting to see the impacts a monster. >> reporter: hurricane matthew driving not only wind and rain but a new level fear in a region familiar with hurricanes. widespread power outages as matthew's outer band hammers the coast. cars hammering the coast as many residents are iraq waiting. some in the state waiting until the last minute to leave. >> i have never seen the ocean before on this side of the country, so i figured at first -- wawpt to see it for first time, why not do it in a hurricane.
>> of course, of course were report others planning to stay. >> we need to hunker down and do what we got to do. >> reporter: despite dire warnings from governor rick scott. >> i am worried about your life, your family, evacuate, evacuate, evacuate. >> reporter: scotting a that devastation on a level not seen since hurricane andrew struck a quarter century ago. forecasters also expressing a very high level of concern. the national weather service warning that some options month. i am reed b ivshtion nion reporting. >> julie: we will continue to check matthew's track and sarah is updating the forecast and a new look in 30 minutes. and you can go to our news app or web site at fox25boston.com. developing news in orange. police are looking for the.public's help to find a 95-year-old man and attacked
the invasion happened some time wednesday night. the couple's caretaker found him inside river road yesterday morning. the woman was rushed to umass medical center with serious injuries. state and local police are investigating. 4:35 right now. counselors will be available to three children who witnessed a deadly shooting. fox25's michael henrich live at the scene in roxbury. michael, the children were on their school bus when the shooting happened. >> thankfully they were not hurt. the chdr police want to capture whoever fired the deadly shots in roxbury and look at surveillance video from area businesses from around dearborn and ziegler street to help out in the investigation. boston police say someone shot a man in his 20s in the head after fight broke out among several people around 5:30 yesterday evening and that victim died at the hospital. a smaller school bus was right there at the time and boston public school spokesperson
elementary school were on board. police commissioner evans poke about what they may or may not had seen. >> i hope for the sake of the young children they didn't see it. but it goes to this being a brazen crime that we need the public to step up and help us solve this. >> reporter: bps crisis counselors will be on hand at the cools. as for the victim, no other information has been released about them just yet. anyone with information about the shooting itself needs to call boston police homicide detectives. an anonymous tip can be sent in by call or texas and we -- on text. and you can log on to to fox25boston.com or go to our fox25 news app. michael henrich, fox25 news. new health scares in two local towns. students and staff at medford high school are being checked for symptoms of tuberculosis. the superintendent says someone at the schools were recently diagnosed with the
staff member. and in swampscott, cleaning crews will be cleaning two schools to stop the spread of m+ rsaa. three students have been diagnosed with the medical condition. two go to stanley school and two go to scamp wot high. earlier this week there was an outbreak of mrsa the westford academy. new price for the launch at the end of this month. the price of the weston tolls will drop to $.25, $.20 less than the original proposal. those with an e-zpass will pay less and people without a e-zpass will be mailed a bill. some of the information collected from the camera like the driver's speed will be kept as long as seven years. the t is officially getting out the cash counting business and union members say that is a bad plan. seven members of the boston common union faced a judge yesterday after being arrested
during a protest in charlestown. he saw the pickup lines on fox25boston.com. hours later he bought a private security company to manage a so-called money room. where all of the cash collected at vending machines and t parking lot. the process has been plagued with problems and security flaws. >> change is never easy. we understand that. the status quo is not working. the money room has been a problem for years. >> julie: privatizing the fewer jobs and cost taxpayers more in the long run. a special guest joining nor wood police chief for normal school patrol. our robert ghoulson says the attorney will see how they are building a relationships with the community. >> how are you doing. what's going on. how was school. >>reporter: norwood police chief on foot patrol. his partner for the day u.s.
>> we are learning about government. >> what part of the government are you learning about. >> today we focused on legislature. >> reporter: and police relations and other parts of the country, the u.s. department of justice wanted to declare a week for community policing efforts. chief brooks wanted to share what he has been doing for years and jumped on the phone for the district of massachusetts. >> to do community policing, to walk the beat with me and i was surprised that she said >> hits the heart of what the police officer's job is, to engage with the community and know who they are protecting. >> reporter: foot patrols is what the chief does. he makes surer out here at least once a week. >> i ehim walking. he comes in. they all come in. >> reporter: the chief and attorney ortiz walk the beat spending time with shop owner. >> makes it easier if you have any concerns to call one you know. >> reporter: and just talking through common problems.
unbelievable. >>. >> it really is. it's crazy. >> it is killing more americans than terrorism. >> reporter: they agree the relationships being killed is the key to make things safer. >> people tell you things when you bump into them and they would never call the police about. >> protects you and makes you feel safe. >> reporter: robert goulston, fox 25 news. one more day of high-flying training over new hampshire and vermont. fighter jets will be training a number of communities may see or hear the jets. don't worry, they will not be flying low over anyone's home. a barn that stood in east longmeadow is a total loss. fire gutted the building on south wednesday around noon. skyfox flew over the barn as crews tried to get a handle on the fire. took six hours to knock down the flames. investigators don't know this morning what sparked the fire. we track traffic and weather every ten minutes.
an easy 20 minutes from 49 to the zakim bridge. sarah? >> sarah: chills temperatures in the 50s and 60s in boston. bright, sunny day boosting the temperatures in the 60s. in boston, 70 at the coast. look at that. 70 for the interior. another gorgeous day, but rain chances increase this weekend. i will have the timeline plus the latest look at hurricane matthew in just a few minutes. as sara mentioned, we will continue to track um hurricane mattw with heavy wind and rain and some people will do just about anything to protect their belongings. the unusual steps one person took to make hour their car weathers the storm. and controversy in north attleboro. three soccer coaches calling
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team is down three coaches. players complained that the team building drill made them feel uncomfortable. >> reporter: we found players and parents here at north attleboro divide over what this coach did. some call it no big deal. and others called it demeaning. >> there you go. >> reporter: in the 2006 christian drama "facing the giants" a high school football coach drills strength and trust. >> i understand completely both sides. >> reporter: his daughter plays varsity soccer at north
during a weekend practice says coach glen pascual had that team perform a similar exercise. crawl on their hand and knees blindfolded and we want to be clear, no player was asked to carry another. >> unfortunately he used a drill that didn't translate very well into a woman. >> reporter: parents complained leaving school administrators to investigate. in statement released to fox25, the superintendent said concern adding it did not reflect the core values of the district. when coach pascual resigned, his assistant, the jv and freshman coach also quit in a shove solidarity. sam labonti said the situation has been tough on everyone. >> it wasn't what we hoped for but we can accept that as long as the players -- you know the athletes can grow from this. i think that -- you know, something like this is a
moment. >>reporter: in a statement of fox25, glen pascual said he it nothing immoral or illegal and he says he has been humbled by all the support he received. ted daniel, fox25 news. celtics star isaiah thomas will not miss any games after being hurt last night. thomas and cs facing opponents in north carolina. thomas tried to fight through screen in the third quarter and his left wrist gets caught. he didn't return, but only a slight s green. five players in double figure including first-round draft pick jaylin brown. roll over charlotte. tom brady haven't been able to face the media since his return from suspension but the team is sharing their thoughts. danny amendola say brady looks great and tan and happy. and comparing him to voldemort and brady is coming back to
>> baltimore was really bad. government funded health plans spend more than $1 billion on epipens between 2011 and last year. the centers of medicare say the company that makes the life-saving device overcharged medicaid millions of dollars. mylan wrongly declared it as generic other than a brand-name drug. increased more than previous thought. the said health care costs were up 4% in 2015 compared to the day before the state originally thought we saw an increase of 3.9%. this is an issue because massachusetts already has some of the highest health care costs of the country and costs continue to grow faster than inflation. just about 4:47. and if you were hitting the road to get a really early start on your holiday weekend, you will make it to your destination very quickly.
looks good. north of the pike, route 1, 93 south moving along fine. here are your live drive times. 12 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 20 minutes on 93 south 2 1 minutes from peapody to the weston tolls. meteorologist sarah wrob joining us with a look at the weekend ahead which should be very nice for us. >> reporter: we will miss out on a good sloughing rain which we need and we are talking about there is that chance. >> daniel: i have to turn on my heater just a bit. >> sarah: i was told not to touch the heat by my husband, but on the car ride in, sure enough, use the heater, absolutely. you are going to need them. the temperature in norwood. 38 degrees and a little on the chilly side. lawrence at 46. boston at 57. not too bad. 40s for part of the cape and islands right now.
off. we are talking sunshine and will make temperatures a little warmer than yesterday chiming mostly in the 70s. could find few 60s along the immediate coast. outer cape and parts of nantucket and a really nice day thanks to high pressure. there is this cold front out to the west that will be pushing eastward. if you were concerned about the game today in cleveland, it will be sunny. chance rain does not happen until after 11:00. looking fantastic temperatures in the upper 70s. futureca sunshine throughout new england around 3:00 and throughout overnight hours mainly clear. as you wake up tomorrow you will start to see clouds increasing ahead of that cold front that will bring the risk of showers as i talked about over the weekend. the best chances will be during the evening and overnight hours on saturday. so your plans look okay on saturday. just be aware by the evening hours if you are going out to donor or something like that, you have the risk of showers and grab the umbrella. overnight the showers will be
too much down across the cape and islands early sunday and start to break out into sunshine. this model is holding continue to some of those showers and something will continue to monitor. the thing that you will notice are the difference in temperatures. we go from the 70s today. upper 60s and low 70s tomorrow and then by sunday, brisk north wind will move on in and temperatures will feel more like fall as we see clouds breaking apart. feeling like fall for columbus day weekend. we can handle northern new england if you were traveling. traveling across southern new england. because of the recent drought, expect the colors not to last too long and will likely drop quickly. if you were going to be off on monday, temperatures right around 60 degrees. bright sunshine, looking fantastic. completely different story down across florida. that is about we are dealing with rain as well as strong winds and hurricane warnings up and down the coast through south carolina. hurricane matthew, a category
miles per hour. it is just pushing in rain and strong winds along the immediate coast. forecast to stay a category 3 throughout the day. gets close to jacksonville by 8 p.m. and begins to weaken overnight and by tomorrow morning just southeast of savannah and charleston and then it is continuing to have that trend. it will dive back southeast, and then perhaps weaken further. the question is how far does it get? well, a lot of our computer models. you can see still some questions of what exactly happens with that and one thing with doe know that the hurricane-force wind will continue today along the immediate eastern coast through jacksonville throughout afternoon hours and continue along the coast of georgia, as well as south carolina. these wind are just going to create some damage and also really brung up the waves. waves already, 15 to 30 feet offshore. these are the current conditions. we will continue to monitor that.
heights coming up the next hour. the mid-70s today. cooler up the coast. showers late saturday into early sunday and drying out and high pressure building in. over to you. >> julie: all right, sarah. a teacher's project with her students is going beyond the classroom. the message of positivity that gaining national attention. a local fire department going above and beyond to help a little boy live out his dream. a special show of support for ? 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.
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to death. he made the accusations in a six-part documentary that began airing on cbs. jon benet was found dead in her family's base number 2008. her parents and brothers were cleared that dna on the girl's underwear did not match anyone in the family. a man in washington state installed a security camera outside his home and says it is working great. ooh, almost got a four-letter there is a camera, and smile. took 20 seconds for two strangers to realize they were being watched by that homeowner in seattle. the system allowed him to talk to the would-be burglars. >> i see you son. >> i don't know what i said -- whatever came to my mind that i see. you and they just took off. >> julie: whoops, he shared the video with police and online where they have been viewed 20,000 times. he tells me the videos can
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congratulations, riley. >> the fire fighters picked riley up at his house in the engine truck and brought him back to the fire station. the city clerk sworn him in as a fire fighter. gave him his own helmet, showed him around and threw him a pizza party. >> he is great. really talkative. not shy at all. would you never know he is as sick as he is. but it was great. and i think -- i know he enjoyed it, but i think the guys here enjoyed it julie the fire fighters plan to bring riley back home in the ladder truck. much to their surprise, he wanted to take the chief's suv instead. fox25 continues to track hurricane matthew's track of destruction as the storm moves up the coast of florida. >> julie: the latest storm track is due to be released any minute.
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breaking news at 5:00, hurricane matthew hits florida with powerful winds, rain and waves. >> we are starting to see the impact and it is a monster. >> gene: team coverage of the dangerous storm and the new information just released from the national hurricane center. plus a quiet town is on edge after an attack that left a elderly man dead and his wife seriously hurt. the small number of clues that police released in this the sox stumble in their first game of the alds. the check swing causing teng in the night. plus fox25 in the clubhouse after the game. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. and good morning, everybody. thanks nor joining us on this friday morning, it is october 7. i am gene lavanchy. >> and i am sara underwood. the eye of hurricane matthew