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quincy should reconsider. the complete new england news coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning to you. we made it to friday, november 18. i am daniel miller. >> julie: and i am julie grauert. another day to layer up. you will need a coat this morning but you will likely shed it by this afternoon. shiri spear in the storm tracker weather center with look at the warm-up and how long it will stick around. >> wind on the cape. provincetown. 21 miles per hour in the vineyard and wind-blown start of the day. temperatures milder because of the clouds. we have temperatures in the 50s to the upper 40s, even 46 degrees in marshfield. boston at 43. we are at 33 in wayland. 41 in haverhill. 32. it is freezing right now in framingham. worcester at 39 degrees. 33 in nashua, new hampshire. all clear skies. as the sun comes up, bright and
clear skies. we jump it up to 56 at lunchtime. mid- to upper 50s. even 60s in the afternoon. sun is not budging and when over the weekend the clouds creep in with the chance of rain and snow just ahead. julie grauert is up with live drive time traffic. >> julie: shiri, want to remind everyone that work will be done triple lane closure through the lower deck through the o'neill tunnel and to the dewey tunnel. 5 39 south moving along fine. no issues on the expressway. live drive times. 24 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. nine minutes on the expressway today a high school football player is due in court accused of attacking a 14-year-old girl. it happened as the girl was walking to her bus stop in bourne a week ago. 18-year-old josh allen is accused of grabbing her by the neck and throwing her to the ground.
attack you shouting the girl's name and scaringal away. allen is out on bail. he will be arraigned today on aggravated kidnapping and strangulation. developing this morning, the fbi is on the hunt for a bank robber whose poor spelling has nicknamed him the name the spelling bee bandit. the man has hit banks in arlington, reading, burlington and peabody. he hands the teller a note scribbled with the word "robbery but that word missing a "b." he haven't shown or referenced having a weapon, but the fbi tells the salem news that he is getting more aggressive. jessica reyes is digging deeper into the case. her live report at 5. one man is dead and another in police custody after a shooting in dorchester. the men knew each other and the shooting happened after the pair argued on west cottage street. victim's name hasn't been released but he is in his 20s. detectives are questioning the
:32. a college student is behind bars starting a three and a half year sentence for drunk driving crash that killed his best friend. the victim's heartbroken father tells ted daniel, he hopes this case will send a wake-up call to anyone thinking of drinking and sdpriving he was getting the car to consult his friend. >> reporter: in his voice and on his face, torment. this vermont father, the guilty plea does little to ease it >> our family, it is not designed to be revenge or retaliation. that all we wanted that perhaps -- that a message would be sent. >> you want to waive your rights to trial and proceed with this claim. >> yes, your honor. >> reporter: joseph costanz o placed a guilty plea related to two charges. his blood-alcohol level three
bmw. >> the car then slammed into the pole. the passenger side slammed into a pole killing him. >> reporter: it happened near endicott college in beverly where sampson was a student. costanzo went to stay the weekend with sampson. the two best friends since childhood. >> we hope that our loss -- [crying] -- that our loss as painful as somebody else from having the same loss. that's all. >> reporter: joseph costano will spend his time in the house of corrections instead of a jail. that decision handed down by a judge. the family of craig sampson, they wanted him to do more time, but in the end, they said they were at peace with the sentence. reporting in salem, i am ted daniel, fox25 news. a woman from maine will serve three years in prison for
carolyn lee was convicted of killing 24-year-old emily zarnoff and leaving the scene in august of 2015. she will serve four years' probation once she is released and lose her driver's license for ten years. sarnoff's parents have filed a wrongful death suit asking for $3 million in damages. an emotional day in the sentencing trial of gary sampson. the family of his two victims spoke of their unbearable loss. the jury should desaid if sampson should be put to death heard sampson's chilling confession after he was arrested for three murders in 2001. in the recording he shows no emotion talking about rizzo's final moments. >> stabbed him in the heart and in the chest. >> julie: sampson's lawyers will start to call witnesses to the stand on monday. this weekend, the new
to a family with deep community ties, but the decision comes with controversy because one member of the family resigned from his job in the scandal. he was superintendent of the schools until he was accused of inappropriately touching students. despite the scandal, the mayor is standing by the name. >> reporter: creden field named for the creden family, a distinguished long line in quincy with as many contributions. the first father and immigrant the son the later deputy fire chief serving in world war i and world war ii. his children become educators. that is where the water gets muddy. >> creden resigned from his position in 1984 amid allegations he inappropriately touched students. we asked the mayor if it would be incentive name a field after
children would play. >> he served 16 years. he was in the united states navy and one of the founders of purr die football, a lot of good accomplished as well. >> now people are shocked to hear that the mayor is backing the decision by the parks department. >> i feel they should pick somebody in the family who is not him and maybe be kind of go with that so people don't make that awful association. >> why would the mayor stand it makes no sense. >> reporter: the mayor says the stain on one person's reputation should not tarnish that of the whole family. >> they served the nation. lived in that area. all went to north quincy high. >> reporter: i am jacqui heinrich, fox25 news. >> daniel: when the name was being picked the parks committee had public meeting for input and nobody showed up. working to find the identity of a man that died in
boston police say the flight was flying from fort myers to boston when the man died at some point during the flight. the man was in his 80s and died from either natural or medical causes. an atm is being blamed for a hazmat situation at a bank. look at the bank of america in newton. crews had to hut town walnut street between washington and madison to deal with this situation. fire fighters stay amend that the battery inside the atm malfunctioned and caused an odor. comes to president-elect donald trump's team. reports coming out last night said he picked rhode island native retired general michael flynn to be his national security advise ir. no word yet if flynn has accepted the job. meantime, trump may be putting his past behind him. beside blasting him mitt romney may be in the running for secretary of state. the former massachusetts governor is set to meet with the president-elect tomorrow. staggering new numbers show the impact of addiction on our
seven americans will develop a drug and alcohol problem. the romp is the first of its kind from the sushing i don't know general. one person dies every 19 minutes from an overdose and 10% of addicts get help. we are also learning more than $400 billion is spent every year on the addiction crisis. the chair of the federal reserve says it is almost time to raise have rates. janet yellen testified before congress saying a gradual rise in have rates could come soon. cited economy is ready for an increase. she said delaying a hike could do more harm than good. despite the fact that donald trump was critical of her during the campaign, she has no plans to step down before her term ends in 2018. . uber released a restaurant guide base on where they doppler off passengers. local favorites, date night
guide has been released. since it has been based on drop-offs, the list will be worked on on a regular basis. traffic and weather every ten minutes. drive time on the expressway an easy 9 minutes from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. shiri? >> shiri: a cup of cape clouds. a little gusty there and ends up mostly sunny for all us. 56 to 62. a mild day ahead. coming up though, we will take a peek into the weekend and a thanksgiving day forecast. looking another sign of the season set to alive in boston today. the big sell brea bush administration plan as the boston common christmas tree finally areaches. umass boston is gearing up
umass boston a preparing to take on tufts in the sweet 16 of the ncaa tournament with two players suspended. playing dirty during the game that got there. fox25's chris flanagan reports this isn't the first time the teams have made headlines for all the wrong reasons. >> reporter: last year the team made national headlines for a twitter war with a former new england revolution player with concussion. three players were disciplined in that incident. more trouble for the team following last weekend's ncaa tournament game. umass boston in the black
physical game. more than 50 fouls called including this one. after a hannaford player pulse out a umass. he kicked the ball into the opponent's face. the referee issued a red card meaning the umass player was thrown out of the game and suspended for the neck game. the referee did not call this one. the player was getting back in position when a umass shoulder throws a shoulder and head-bu throws a shoulder and head-butts the player and drops to the ground. no penalty called but there was here. late in the game check out umass number 7 7 okane williamson elbows his opponent in the face for no reason and grabs a player around the neck and throws him to the ground. the referee in the green shirt immediately issues a red card. williams is thrown out of the game but not before head-butting that ref. you can see the ref hunched over in pain and staggers out of view. >> i played soccer most of my
that -- somebody head-butt a ref, that is unacceptable. >> reporter: we reached out to umass boston. they would not go on camera but issued a statement saying in part the actions of a few players on the field sunday were unacceptable and cannot be condoned in any way. we have taken appropriate disciplinary action of the players involved in the incident and met with all players on the team to convey the gravity of our situation and our response. again umass boston will have two players suspended for tufts. in the control room, chris flanagan, fox25 news. big game for the celtics tonight. they host one of the nba's best team. the golden state warriors are not clear if they will be in the line-up. have several games with injuries. the first time kevin durant will be in boston since he chose to sign with the warriors over the celtics this summer. the game starts at 8 p.m. 0-in the third period. with the chance, but not --
to play. wild in the offensive zone shot in front of the net. and off -- and into his own net. there tough. bruins lose 1-0. they are back home to take on the winnipeg jets tomorrow night. no mvp award for mookie betts. finished second behind angels outfielder mike trout. betts got nine first-place, 31 home runs and 113 rbis that first-place finish. chris ryan of the world champion chicago cubs was a near unanimous decision for national league mvp. pete frates is being given a special award by the mcaa. being honored by the inspiration award. that is presented to a person when confronted with a life altering situation used perseverance, dedication and determination to overcome the event and most importantly now serves as a role model to
others. frates have been living with als since 2002. 2012 he became a household name thanks to the ice bucket challenge. the ice bucket challenge raised more than $115 million for als research. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. do want to remind you full closure of the sumner tunnel is tonight starting at midnight until 5 p.m. tomorrow. detour of the ted tunnel and the westbound lanes. expressway no problem. route 1, 93 south is clear. drive time, 12 minutes from 128 to the tobin. 19 minutes on 93 south. 22 minutes on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us, and you probably want to layer up in the morning but slowly but surely they will come off because a nice day. >> reporter: we love it. 60s back in town. daniel, you will have a huge smile on your face later on today. >> daniel: i always have a huge smile.
>> shiri: confusing for the kids they get dressed for a day like this, chilly in the morning. >> and to put up the christmas lights if they want to get -- >> yes, do you do that before thanksgiving? >> yeah, you have to. >> maybe you should tell us if that is your thing on twitter. i am interested to know. so 43 right now boston. just a little bit of wind chill at 38 degrees. not a bad day because all day sunshine and daniel is right. the winds nice and light in boston today. we have tempat through the 40s 8 a.m. lower 50s at 10 a.m. noon, 56. and how about highs near 60 in afternoon. the only exception to our clear and calm rule is the cape. we are a little closer to that area of high pressure. clouds into place. as this get further away, sunshine across massachusetts, down into southeastern massachusetts. cape a little cooler about 53, hyannis. 55 in plymouth. it will brighten up. 59 degrees in boston and then
to be at 61. name is fitchburg an manchester, new hampshire. worcester at 57. and lawrence at 60 degrees. over the weekend, we will find more highs in the 50s tomorrow. perhaps not as warm as today. 57 in foxborough. these snow chances here, a chance for a little mixing for coating is going to be for sunday. most of what we see is going to be rain, but break it down, warm and sunny again tomorrow. again we have additional clouds over southeastern massachusetts. and you will find that clouds but tomorrow, kind of easy going day. once we hit the overnight hours. we start bringing in the showers and initially it is warming up that we just have rain in place. it could be even at 7 a.m., some mixing happening. snow falling in the berkshires pause the air is so cold that will be moving into place. i wouldn't be surprised here if into the afternoon we end up with some flurries. perhaps even reaching the boston area. best bet for any kind of precipitation will be early in the morning in the form of rain, but it is very, very
start talking about the potential of the mix and potential of any kind of coating. so the impact is going to be extremely low. rain and wind going to be our bigger concerns on sunday. again, very patchy stuff. it gets pretty gusty. snow a still a low concern of mine. seven-day forecast falls view. blustery conditions blasting into your monday with lingering flurries and 47. 50, breezy and bright on tuesday. for travel plans on wednesday. looking bright to the afternoon hours d back to you, guys. >> julie: all right, shiri. well, one way to break up a fight. a car jumps a curb in florida during a brawl and bringing it to a dramatic end. the charges the driver will likely face.
>> i think that it would be 100% difference. if we didn't have that. we wouldn't have the support and we wouldn't feel so secure. >> daniel: savannah is set to have heart surgery. and they want to denate to boston children's hospital to help other families just like them. we are one week out from black friday. oh my gosh, it is close and retailers are expecting a solid shopping season. experts predicting 4% increase in sales compared to last year. low unemployment are all reasons why people are choosing to spend more. a local college student is getting the ultimate recognition for a small business. the second year in a row, made oprah's list of favorite things. fox25's elizabeth hopkins spoke to the budding businesswoman of how she got started. >> reporter: not exactly your typical corporate headquarters. >> i would put charms on them and once i moved into key chains, the biggest form of the
>> reporter: from inside this boston dorm room, emma johnson is building her empire. >> from my dorm room, answering e-mails, working on web site logistics, postal orders. i do trunk shows all around boston. >> reporter: it began in high school. emma started a jewelry line adding charms to fabric from her grandfather's wardrobe. friends liked it, stores liked it and big break. >> the most holiday gifgu >> reporter: emma sent samples of the key chain she created to the editors of various magazines including "o", as in oprah magazine. one say she opened her e-mail and found a message from the magazine's creative director. >> everybody needs this and loves it and it needs to be in favorite things. >> reporter: what did you think. >> i freaked out because emma knew the type. orders came in. >> i made 10,000 key chains
>> reporter: 2015, the youngest business owner to be featured and she credits her success to the original mission, the reason she started m john jewelry. >> going to this cause of me going to a private university and wanting to not graduate with $250,000 in debt. that really struck a chord with people. >> reporter: when she does graduate, emma would have done in a few years what takes many a long time. emma is on this year's list of oprah's favorite things. you can find a site on our web site at fox25boston.com, elizabeth hopkins, fox25 news. >> julie: it also helps she interned at oprah's magazine. >> daniel: at one point she was there and she saw the ins and outs. the story says if you have an idea. do it. you never know who will check it out. still ahead, the president-elect is narrowing down his transition team. which rhode island native was just tapped for a top job.
complete new england news coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news. now at 5:00, breaking news, shots fired at police during a standoff overnight. the threat made that is cause for concern for a high school football player will head to court accused of hurting a 14-year-old girl. the frightening attack police say happened while the girl was walking to her bus stop. former massachusetts governor mitt romney was outspoken during the campaign. >> here is what i know. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. >> sara: but now it appears the former presidential candidate is turning over a new leaf. the job in the trump administration that mitt romney is being considered for.
robber who needs a dictionary. the spelling mistake he makes every time he strikes, and why the fbi is so concerned about if he strikes again. good morning, everybody. thank you for joining ounce this friday morning. it is november 18. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: i am sara underwood. there definitely is a november chill in the air this morning, but meteorologist shiri spear says -- it is early, shiri spear. we are in for a beautiful day. >> shiri: we are and going to be gorgeous friday. as we head into the weekend, we have some changes brewing worcester at 38. freezing in bedford down to 32. 43 in boston. even 50s over parts of the cape and islands with extra wind and some extra clouds. you can see the gusts really confined to the cape and if gusting into the 30s. definitely a little wind-blown there. rest of the area including waltham and deal with sunshine. 38, 39 degrees there at 7 a.m. by 9 a.m. 47 degrees. we are into the middle 50s.