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>> daniel: good morning, 4:29 on this friday, november 4. i am daniel miller. >> julie: good morning, i am julie grauert. a cool start to the day and a warm-up on the horizon. shiri spear on the storm tracker weather center with details on that warm stretch, shiri. >> shiri: a little warm-up today. starting the 40s and the 50s. see these showers up in the mountains. the cold front that will come through that will pull in cooler air and will morning hours. getting things started at 50 degrees in boston. 41 in fitchburg. 48 in norwood. mostly in the 40s for the morning drive into work. today's forecast for the boston area have temperatures even in the city dropping by another degree or two by 6:00 this morning. by noontime, 53 degrees. partly cloudy skies but brighten up beautifully this afternoon breezy and bright. 54 degrees at 3:00. a closer look at that weekend
time traffic. >> so far so good despite my kermit the frog voice, checking traffic and weather with shiri. and no problems into 28 and into the allston-brighton area beside the work on the toll plaza that we will keep you posted on. live drive times, 25 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway. 22 minutes on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls. closed after police investigate a deadly crash that happened just before 10 :30 in waltham. the story is breaking on fox25 news at 11:00. a person walking in one of the southbound lanes was hit by multiple vehicles. at this time, it is not clear why the person was in the road. state police are still investigating. we will give you more details when they become available. it is game over for harvard men's soccer team. the rest of the season has been suspended over a so-called
women's team based on their looks. fox25's catherine parrotta is live at harvard, more details on the investigation. catherine all started with an incident four years ago. >> reporter: the decision to suspend the team for the rest of the season is a serious one and reflects harvard's view that this type of behavior was unacceptable and the decision to suspend the men's soccer team was made after these allegations surfaced and discovered the team was allegedly rating female players based on their looks. wasn't a new allegations. first reported last month that these accusations start back with the 2012 team. fox25 learned the ranking system became a tradition and has continued. students reacted to the team's suspension. >> i think it is definitely an embarrassing thing for the college as a whole. i think with the values that -- that the college really tried to exempt fly. >> reporter: in a statement to
of the 2012 men's soccer team was not isolated to one year or the actions of a few individuals. we don't know how broad this is. how many people in the soccer team was participating in this type of behavior and harvard says will continue to educate more of the student athletes particularly those of men's soccer team. catherine parrotta, fox25 news. a police officer is on paid leave texting behind the wheel the department is sending a clear message, no one is beyond the law. a sister defended her brother to our malini basu. >> reporter: rookie police officer roberta adams is patrolling in rowley. his job to catch people texting while driving. he was texting in his personal car, hit a parked car, took off and called from down the road. fox25 talked to the officer's
an accident. >> reporter: fox25 learned the accident happened around 1:00 in the morning on october 21 on the busy road in lynn. the dark road is heavily traveled and used as a cut-thru for travelers. >> he went home and hit a parked car. he didn't go that far either, he kind of went down past the street. >> reporter: a source tells us after the crash, adams drove down the road and then called police. adams allegedly told the lynn officer driving. >> car accident, you are need to have your bearings and stuff. >>reporter: in a statement from rowley's police chief. officer robert adams was cited for leaving the keen of a motor vehicle accident and texting while driving. as a result of this incident, i have placed officer adams on paid administrative leave. >> it was blown out of proportion, the whole thing. i mean, he didn't really do anything wrong. he called the police. told them what happened. >> reporter: adams has been on
adams sister said it is not fair that her brother is a posting child for texting while driving crashes. >> i think it was just an accident. >> reporter: malini basu, fox25 news. >> daniel: officer adams will have to appear before a judge for the citation. the incident is under investigation by rowley police. an suv up in flames. the cause sunday investigation. no one was hurt. we are working to get more a 2001 killer is trying to convince a juror he should not be sentenced to die for what he did. the confession of convicted killer gary lee sampson was played in court yesterday. sampson is back in court 13 years after his death sentence was thrown out on a technicality. his attorneys are trying to connect his killing spree to a brain injury. the government says his police confession shows how calculated
him in the heart, in the lungs, the chest in the throat. he turned around, i slit his throat. why? i do not know. >> daniel: sampson was convicted back in 2003 of killing three men. once testimony in the case is done, the jury will decide whether to sentence sampson to death. a local man vanished without a trace while snorkeling in the dayman islands. now the fbi is offering a $10,000 reward for information about the case. fox25 john monahan spoke to the man's sister whose family is looking for answers. >> we are looking for closure. >> reporter: a new $10,000 reward for information on her brother norman lee's disappearance a year and a half ago gives her hope. >> there are questions that
of the incident. >>reporter: rita hopes the money and renewed have into what happened to her brother will spark someone's memory. norman's childhood friend and current chief of the bridgewater police hopes for the same. >> maybe it is someone who realizes that they may have witnessed something or observed something or known something they didn't think was important at the time but may have bearing on the investigation in trying to determine what actually happened to norman. >> reporter: wife were vacationing in the dayman islands. while sporkling back in march of 2015. local police say the couple somehow got separated some 250 yards off shore. >> do you think he is the victim of foul play? >> i don't know what happened to him, but there are a lot of unanswered questions that need to be answered. >> reporter: norman is a well-known comic artist. he worked for d.c. and marvel comics. his sister says his loss is
looking for closure. >> norman was a huge part of our lives and a lot of lives, his family, friends and loved ones, and he left a big void. >> reporter: whether this was a accident or something more sinister sun clear. in a statement announcing the $10,000 reward, the fbi also says they are looking for information on norman's disappearance or his where abouts. in bridgewater, i am john monahan, fox25 fox25 investigates obtained a new report how much tax money went to private parties for vips. the parties thrown by department of commerce and rebling ration managers used hdz 2500 of taxpayer cash for items like golf carts and event planning. the agency originally claimed it only spent $800. the report revealed department correction staff set up chairs
party's guests. former deputy commissioner matthew sisk resigned after the scandal first surfaced. the agency worked in the comptroller's office and the two managers who threw the unauthorized party paid back the $2500. a big shake-up in the sneaker world, reebok is moving its world headquarters from canton to boston. the foot wear giant announced after 15 years in canton moving to an undisclosed converse and new pal have made similar moves. marty walsh calls the newest addition a big win for the city. >> excited for reebok coming in. i had a conversation with them a few days ago and they were excited about the opportunity of coming into the city of boston. >> 950 employees at the canton headquarters. about 65 of them are moving to the new location. the rest, the company says half
lose their jobs. a push happening at the national level to make it easier to charge electric cars. the white house announced 48 electric car corridors being built along the nation's highways. there will be a charging station every 50 miles. the government is providing 50 million in loan assistance but the vast majority of the charging stations are being built by private companies. we track traffic and weather every ten minutes. the live drive times. single digits on the split to the exit to the pike. shiri? >> yesterday, all about the highs in the 60s in boston, worcester, bedford and marshfield. yesterday back to normal. we get 50s and even colder over the weekend. i have a town-by-town look when i get back with you in 10. the search for a missing woman leads to a shocking find at a south carolina property. a woman found chained in a cage. the reason police are digging deeper at the place she was found. and plus brown water.
>> reporter: you over in know what you are going to get in norton. >> that flushed. oh, god. >> reporter: the town's water supply full of iron and mag knees it comes through people's taps, toilets, closets and even washing machines. people who live there are fed up. shell christie, wife of a fox25 employee, has two kids and with no usable water at home. >> i can't give them baths tonight. they have to brush their teeth with bottled water. i can't wash laundry. that the water department has to come to people's homes to flush nearby hydrants to clean out the gunk because right now no real solution. the town has no water treatment facility. the department of environmental protection mandating flushes twice year for safety, but these days it is happening more like once a week. >> probably wouldn't have been already else in an operation having not had this incident. report water authority says the
built to filter out the medal but the site planned for this facility may have connection to the wampanoag tribe and has to pass inspection for next tuesday. >> we are going to strip 18 inches of soil from the land and what we are looking for is any type of significant artifacts. >> in the meantime, people who live here are taking it one day at a time. >> the worst i have ever seen the water. it's mud. mu >> reporter: jacqui heinrich, fox 25 news. a new hampshire couple's battle with the u.s. army reserve is over and they won. we told but captain shaneing more anne week ago. nearly a year ago, captaining more- a heart attack doing pushups. initially the army reserve ruled the heart attack was not in the line of duty and refused to pay any of his medical bills. we are happy to report the decision has been reversed. >> felt like the past year we have been living under this
>> reporter: captain morgan says his medical bills totaled more than $100,000. the army will now pay all of it, including out-of-pocket expenses not covered by his private experience. tom brady is making history on the patriots bye week. the nfl banned brady in september but named him offensive player of the month in october. the 9th time that brady earned the honor surpassing peyton manning of the player of the month honor history. the goat, the greatest of all time. he started more than 1300 yards and 12 touchdowns and no interceptions last month. his teammate is busy. time is running out to get to newbury street and check out julian edelman's pop-up shop. the shop sells specialized gear from the pats wide receiver.
legacy of retail sponsorship all started with my great, great grandfather erasmus h. edelman that opened edelman and son with three half nickels and a bucket of mustache cream. his hard work and passion was inherited by his son, jedediah edelman who in turn opened his own business which manufactured and sold top hats sparking the edelma [ laughter ] >> daniel: his ye ol' pop-up start at newbury street now through sunday. >> julie: i know where you are headed today. >> daniel: that is my plan after work. >> julie: you said kerry kavanaugh. >> daniel: along with one of our photographers to send one of our producers a video. >> julie: good stuff. take a look at the roads. things looking good on route 1 and 93 south.
going on on the pike. a little bit -- you can see that red -- on the map of the expressway. an overnight work crew that haven't cleared out just yet. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 19 minutes on 93 south. 24 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. meteorologist shiri spear back now with a check the forecast. shiri, this is the weekend where we were going to have to set those clocks back. >> we get that extra hour of sleep and then sun sets on sunday. >> shiri: it is fantastic for us because we have to go to bed early. most of you you are rolling your eyes, oh, my gosh, i feel like a vampire this time of year. on sunday the sun will come up at 6:34 and down at 6:41. today all an hour later so the sun is not up this morning until 7:20 a.m. we do have a front that will shift across the area, and as it does, it will start some clouds. i don't expect any rain or flurries out of this one, but
it. it will be breezy and cool. and here are some of the clouds at 10:00 this morning, and we will see a partly cloudy start of the day. i don't think it will be overcast. we clear out nicely in the afternoon. and we do have winds gust being 20 to 30 miles per hour. so keep in mind, it is going to be breezy. i got 54 in boston today as well as bedford up to lowell and 52, nashua up to manchester, new hampshire. north and west of cooling down. couple of spots like keene and 40s for your highs and all the way to 58 in bridgewater. 6 in brockton as well as plymouth and mid-50s over the cape, the islands today. how about 58 degrees on the vineyard. and i think you better like it while you can, because it gets a little cooler from here. tomorrow morning we jumped ahead here to 8:30 tomorrow morning. i want to point out you will see a little bit of green and a little bit of purple on the map pause there is a risk for a quick passing temperature in
nothing widespread. very, very spotty and no impact on your weekend plans. as we travel through the day, something to keep in mind that very slight risk. on and off clouds for your saturday. we have a series of disturbances coming through that are stirring up the clouds and holding in the cold. on sunday, though, what i think we will have to watch are some onshore wind. if that happens it will null enough moisture to pull in cloud at the coastline. one to are two sprinkles. and further west the brighter on sunday. a high tomorrow 52 in boston. 48 in worcester. 49 in concord, new hampshire. 52 in hyannis. both days on the cape run into the 50s. the temperatures dip back upper 40s in boston, worcester and concord, new hampshire and obviously it is going down as we travel through the weekend. 56 today with increasing sun. partly cloudy conditions both days over the weekend. look at those morning temperatures 20s and 30s.
sunshine. tuesday, keeping things clear. tuesday night into wednesday we do have our next chance of showers looking very weak at this point. back to you. julie all right, shiri. a roadside rescue that one police officer never expected to make. the medical emergency that had him springing into action to play the part of emt. a little boy excited for his you can never tell from thrm, flaky layers are on the inside. but let's just say it's more than ever.
a baby boy weighing less than 1 pound is home with his parents a year after he entered the world. nathan of maine didn't weigh a pound when he was born. his skin was nearly translucent. now this is nathan today weighs 15 pounds, 12 ounces. he spent the first ten months in the hospital, that didn't stop his parents from making memories >> he was finding nemo. always had to go outside for the first stroller ride. >> daniel: even though he is out of the hospital but reminders all over his nursery from the list of medications to the machine he is hooked up to. his parents are hopeful that he will be taken off the machines. the little boy excited for the first real birthday party left heartbroken when no one showed up.
make it special. elizabeth hopkins explains why the special pair count each other as friends. >> reporter: home schooled in the age of 8, he never really had a kid-filled birthday party. when he enrolled in school, he wanted a party with friends. the theme his favorite book series "diary of a wimpy kid." but no one came. mom kristen describes her son's devastating disappointment and it went viral and word of what happened reached this gay. >> i heard situation a few days before my new book came out. >> reporter: is jeff kinney the author of the book and film phenomenon and he thought his new book would be a special birthday present especially when he would be the first to get it. he gave him the very first copy of double down. >> he had the book for two or three days. he guarded it. i said you can't tell anybody about it or i will get in
else did. >> reporter: it didn't end there. >> i gave him a virtual tour of my studio in plainville, massachusetts. i got to spend a lot of time talking to him which was really cool. >> reporter: he now calls kinney a friend and kinney does too. >> at the end of the conversation i said you got a friend in me. and thing will be a real friendship. >> reporter: jeff kinne y continues to be on the worldwide book store. he hopes one of the spots will take him close enough so he can meet him in person. >> daniel: i am trying to figure out how no one can show up to a birthday party. you have a rsvp. wonder thuing unfolds. thank goodness the author was there and made it special. >> he stepped up. >> the latest polls put hillary clinton and donald trump tied in new hampshire. the final push for support as
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: now at 5:00, the presidential candidates targeting new hampshire as the polls show it is neck and neck with just four days to go. the big names making stops in the granite state for both hillary clinton and donald trump. state police are investigating this morning after a pedestrian was hit by several cars and killed on 128 last night. what we are learning about that victim this morning mess on a major highway. what you need to know about the big road project that will shut down a busy stretch of 128. good morning, everybody. thanks for being with us on this friday morning. it is november 4. hope your morning is off to a great start. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: a i am sara underwood. say goodbye to the warmer weather, gene, so sorry. things will be chilly for the weekend. meteorologist shiri spear in the stormtracker weather center
>> shiri: sweet little farewell trist. temperatures are considered a little bit warm. 48 in boston. 47 in boston. 48 in norwood. we are currently clear and clouds that leak in from the north and west during the morning hours. in waltham, your 6 a.m. temperature drops to 43 degrees. we do have those partly cloudy skies that last us through 8 a.m. 8 a.m. temperature, 48. back in the lower 50s by 10:00 this morning. increasing sunshine this afternoon. falling about 10 degrees shorter than those temperatures yesterday and back with a look at the weekend weather. julie grauert up with live drive time traffic. julie, take us out there. >> things looking good on route 1 from peabody to saugus to revere and chelsea. no issues on the pike, but, of course, remember work going on all the toll plazas on the pike and you will see different traffic patterns because of that and expressways looking