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ABC
Sep 11, 2016 6:00pm EDT
. the recognition for the family of george heath who died protecting a waitress during the taunton rampage. north and west. big poppy in his last regular-season game north of the border. >> the 10:00 news on metv boston with maria stefano. introducing longhorn's great american steak dinner for $12.99. perfectly seasoned sirloin with your choice of side. plus an appetizer or a dessert. only at longhorn steakhouse. at 6:00. rhondella: early this morning, a car burst into flames after crashing into a telephone pole on sandwich road. firefighters got there and the car was fully engulfed. the driver is expected to survive. the bravery of a new bedford teacher remembered today. reid: a posthumous award for citizen bravery. george heath was killed as he tried to save the bertucci's restaurant in taunton in may. his wife accepted the madeline amy sweeny award for citizen -- madeline amy sweeny award on his behalf. his daughter says that her father's actions that they are knows the prize. >> i wouldn't expect anything different from him. reid: that award is named in sweeny. she was killed o
ABC
Dec 29, 2015 6:00pm EST
race for the white house tonight, with george pataki dropping out. barely registered in the polls. j.c.: commitment 26 team, and the democratic front runner is still trailing bernie sanders -- commitment 2016. reporter: supporters braved cold conditions to ask hillary questions on issues that matter to them. talking about climate change and the economy. mrs. clinton: and i do not think he gets the credit he deserves. reporter: voters today applauded the former secretary of state, urging gun owners to stand up. mrs. clinton: it is time for them to create a new for gun safety. i want to make college debt-free so you do not have to are a money to go to a four-year college or university. and i' m going to work with the mental health community, which has laid out an agenda about how we get this right. report on this program hillary crowd -- reporter: this was a pro-hillary crowd. >> hopefully in the next months, we will be able to hear more. >> tuition is a big part of our lives right now. reporter: the primary here is less than two months away, and the results carry weight nationally.
ABC
Aug 3, 2016 6:00pm EDT
-- george. >> you know what? tom brady does not age. he just doesn't age. >> man. >> time flash forward. >> hello. new tonight on news in us at 7:00, we're going to hear from the family who witnessed this really close call. a car slamming into a fence. lack how close that pole came to hitting the driver. and new on newscenter 5 at a violent crash. one lost a leg. their drive get back on the field and how his teammates are rallying around them. we'll see you then. >> on "chronicles" at 7:30, be a guest at the grand estate. grab something very fresh to eat or make a new friend. all curt city of the trustees. celebrating 125 years of >> soaking up the sun and the suds. lots of kids all ages, obviously, enjoying the town's annual foam day at the denham pool. >> good, clean fun. your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives. and your debit card wants to stay on a diet. fill your cart with small victories like >>> tonight, breaking developments as we come on. the crash-landing. the
ABC
Oct 27, 2016 6:00pm EDT
never doubted he did the right thing. >> she did not leave my side until george was i love her. i just love them. they are here -- i am here because he was there. >> it was the first time i had to fire my weapon. he had a glazed look in his eyes. reporter: he described him as suicidal. >> i think george is the hero. george intervened without before i could even react. reporter: she went into labor today, just as rosemary bonded with them. >> it makes it worth it. it makes the loss of george -- now there is someone out there that got to live. girl . the other survivor is still slowly recovering after watching her 80-year-old mother gets stabbed to death. ed: a heartbreaking swing of emotions. maria: that beautiful that she gave birth. ed: and the life that has come from that. anchor: it really is. it has been snowing in the western part of the state. chester, three and a half springfield, an inch. no elevation. the other three places elevated no more. that will help some. we still over have a nine and a half inch deficit. drought index, it has shrunk a little bit to the left. visibility
ABC
Oct 16, 2015 6:00pm EDT
attendees. phil: the ladder truck that george hooper drove returned. fire fired -- firefighter hooper he is one of the first and last two drives that truck. it was sold to the ashby fire department but today served as the flower car in the procession. >> he could drive it around like a mini-cooper. he put it in places where you a truck that size. served as a mentor. they were among the many to pay tribute to him today. it was a wild morning and worcester. antoinette: two cars collide sending one of them into a liquor store. all of this caught on camera. phil: the cockatoo that is phil: burlington police have announced plans for a series of discouraging trafficking and crime. >> hopefully we will have zero there. and the clients will know enough because there is a chance they are running a sting. phil: police say names and photos will be distributed to the media if arrested. antoinette: this massive two alarm fire at a historic building in groton was not arson. five other towns responded just before 8 p.m. last night to help put up the flames on chris good street. the building involved is
ABC
Sep 20, 2016 6:00pm EDT
george h.w. bush, bush 41, told her he'll be voting for hillary clinton this november. new at 6:00, janet wu spoke to kennedy who wasn't surprised by the news. janet: it all started with this post by kathleen kennedy today, the former maryland lt. governor and daughter of robert f. kennedy confirmed it while attending an announcement that the us navy will be naming a ship after her father. >> he told me was voting for hillary clinton. >> and what else did he say? he was disturbed about the republican nominee. janet: townsend said she was attending a board meeting at walker's point in maine when the former president offered the information. neither he nor his sons attended the republican convention this summer and have made it clear they are outraged ru but there was no confirmation until now that they will cross the political aisle and actually vote for the democratic candidate, hillary clinton. townsend's brother said the message to other republicans and undecided voters is clear. >> i hope it sends them the signal that the fact they may not like hillary clinton and a lot of them don't,
ABC
Nov 15, 2016 6:00pm EST
it in somewhere. >> george bush speaking publicly for the first time since the election. his thoughts. listening to voter frustration and making policy. >> new at 11:00, american flags trashed on a local college that and the persvideo. >> the deadly shooting. also, the isis threat on thanksgiving here in the northeast. the high school stabbing spree, multiple victims. the suspect a, a straight a sampling possible second ? at blue cross blue shield of massachusetts, we offer a variety of medicare plans to fit your budget and your lifestyle. with plans starting as low as $0, you'll have zero things stopping you from really doing what you love. so call now to learn more about our plans to routine hearing and vision exams, and prescription drugs. we have new dental coverage options too. and we even offer plans with no medical deductible and no referrals. plus, all our plans come with the peace of mind that you get when you have a health plan with over 50 years of medicare experience. the next chapter of your life should be all about you. that's why we're here. to learn more, cont
ABC
Aug 1, 2016 6:00pm EDT
vicious attack. and trump telling george stephanopoulos, he has sacrificed, too. >>> also breaking, the cdc tonight with an unprecedented warning. telling americans not to travel to a certain part of florida amid several new cases of zika contracted here. >>> bracing for new flash floods and storms tonight after a human chain saves a woman. more than 100 rescued. >>> major new developments in the hot air balloon tragedy. what authorities have now revealed about the pilot. >>> and the family poisoned on
ABC
Feb 10, 2016 6:00pm EST
headed home. 5 investigates has been following george's case for months helping to expose flawed evidence and karen anderson is live outside the court. karen? he walked out of court. he said the air smells good and he's looking forward to spending time with his mother, who has stood by his side after all of these years. >> free. >> he walked out of court with his mother and legal team, set free on personal recognizance after -- it was ruled that should be released. he had been locked up for 30 years. he always denied raping an elderly woman in springfield and today the judge said from the record it was clear he did not commit the crime. the judge didn't discuss the f.b.i. testimony of an analystspringfield and on hair that was found at the scene, which was found to be flawed. instead, he repeatedly pointed to the victim's own words that the man was not her attacker. >> yeah, i just want to thank the judge and thank my legal team and my supporters. >> did you ever lose hope after all of those years? >> absolutely. of course, i've been in 30 years of course i lost hope. >> for peop
ABC
Jan 30, 2016 6:00pm EST
investigation at st. george' s school wants to talk to all alleged victims and witnesses. earlier this month, the school opened a new investigation into employees during the 70' s and 80' s. that' s after former students called for the probe. there is no statute of limitations on rape in rhode island and state police are investigating. pam: work on a vaccine for the zika virus is underway. research moves forward as the disease continues to spread rapidly. brazil' s president agreed on the importance of working together. in a phone conversation they agreed to prioritize building a network to fight the disease. the first stage of vaccine testing on humans could happen as early as august. >> the goal is to get this on the shelf. we probably will have a phase one trial in fourth to six months and something available in a year. if the trial is successful, it could be ready to go for a public health emergency by october at the earliest. reid: some good news from the weather department. winter warmup. pam: and coming up next it was the papal ride that swept the internet during the pope' s vis
ABC
Jul 29, 2016 6:00pm EDT
trump one-on-one with george stephanopoulos. tonight, firing back at the democrats. >>> officers down. one police officer dead, another wounded. was this a new targeted attack on our police? >>> and, too extreme? a 25,000-foot freefall. no parachute. and cameras rolling.
ABC
Jan 8, 2016 6:00pm EST
assaulted at st. george' s school in the 70' s and 80' s. after weeks of public pressure, the school will appoint a new independent investigator to oversee the investigation. the board is hoping to appoint someone next week. norovirus shuts down a central massachusetts elementary school. 20 children at winchendon called in -- alma driscoll called in sick. the school is being disinfected and should be reopened on monday. phil: mario roman was in quincy district court, being charged with a salt and assault with attempted murder. it happened at an intersection at grant and north the street thursday. an argument quickly escalated when roman allegedly pulled the victim out of the vehicle and stabbed him several times. witnesses provided a partial plate description. >> it' s crazy that road rage gets that bad. phil: roman pleaded not guilty to charges. jc: harvey is tracking freezing drizzle. phil: and when we could see the heaviest rain this weekend. plus, deer drama. new at 6:00, the tricky rescue caught on camera. but first, let' s check the jc: new at 6:00, a dear rescue caught on came
ABC
Feb 16, 2016 6:00pm EST
decades for a rape he didn' t commit. prosecutors say george perrot failed a drug test for marijuana. was still in his system from use while in prison. last week, a judge freed perrot, throwing out a 1985 rape conviction in springfield. flawed scientific testimony was used at his trial and the victim had always insisted that perrot was not the attacker. perrot remains free on bail and will now face random drug screenings. >> he got on the radio, and said joe, bring it. get here. ed: and he did. an urgent call for help as a three men are forced to abandon their sinking tugboat in a frigid boston harbor. their distress call answered by a friend. heather: he was truly in the right place at the right time. newscenter 5' s pam cross is live in east boston with their story of survival. >> those rescuers saw the lights of the tug, then they disappeared. they knew the type was gone. >> he' s the man, i wouldn' t be here if it wasn' t for joe . >> emotion high for these long time friends. before dawn several miles off emily ann. joe maloney was behind the wheel of the boston pilot harbor boat
ABC
Nov 27, 2016 6:00pm EST
:00, part of the the george heath superhero scholarship was a total success. $11,000 was raised through auctions. george heath died in the con rampage. the scholarship will go to students and the high school where he worked. reid: reactions coming in follin nichole: in cuba, there will be nine days of mourning for the man who ruled the country with an iron fist for decades. >> it's like a new beginning. elizabeth: on the ground, cubans in that cell, praying. she came to florida as a child with her family. was it. elizabeth: in cuba, a different mood. l.a. in gonzales, who became a symbol of troubled relations between the countries after he was rescued off the coast of florida, before a legal battle ended with his forced return to his homeland morning could -- mourning fidel castro. >> he was with my father he made it possible i would come back to my father and back to cuba. elizabeth: felix not shared by senator ted cruz, whose father fled cuba decades ago. the former presidential candidate lashed out. senator cruz: i hope we do not see barack obama and joe biden and hillary cli
ABC
Jan 5, 2016 6:00pm EST
humiliated on top of that. kelley: they joined lawyers to call on st. george' s for an independent investigation of abuse that they say spans decades and it falls seven former staff members. >> there is no explanation, quite likely for an environment like st. george' allows these predators to pray like fools on the children at the school. kelley: the children were abused and incidents never reported to authorities. the head of the school alumni -- the head of the school road to alumni, more could have been done. there is no statute of limitations on rate in rhode island and state police -- onrape in rhode island estate police are investigating the allegations. >> it was an taken over by evil. kelley: life in boston, kelley tuthill, wcvb newscenter 5. heather: a rough day at work. office workers sent scrambing, as the impact of a car into their building sends furniture flying. plus -- >> hello. no, i' m not going to sing it. can' t find concert tickets? harvey: so cold earlier today and the temperatures are dropping. milder times are ahead. ed: speaking of milder times, >> you are w
ABC
Oct 12, 2015 6:00pm EDT
twitter. r ed: this is last night. this is president george h.w. bush going up for the first pitch. he spend a lot of time in maine and he spent a lot of time in houston too. he was wearing a neck brace. the former president was not going to let anything stop him from throwing out the first pitch. he is 91 years old and a life long die hard astro fan. side. the president is still recovering from a broken vertebrae in his neck he suffered in a fall in july. there. >> he was at yale and a good baseball player. a lefty too. jc: i love at fine 1 he has still out there. >> and his team is is it the playoffs. i'm sure he would prefer they move to the next round, but they are still in the playoffs. what do we have in front of us tonight? >> tomorrow is mild, but a chance of rain in the morning and in the afternoon, it is hit and miss showers into the evening and then much cooler. >> is that below freezing overnight? >> yes, it is. it is coming. >> we need to talk about that. >> there are only two seconds andrew:p the one thing about soccer that i like the most is when i put my uniform on,
ABC
Dec 22, 2015 6:00pm EST
gina and george burdick as they unloaded depew is being held without bail. heather: the danvers teenager convicted of killing his teenager will be sentenced january twinighter. philip chism was convicted in the death of colleen ritzer. he faces life in prison but could be eligible for parole after 15 years because he was a juvenile at the time. ed: the mom accused of kidnapping her own kids is being held on $50,000 bail tonight. her lawyer says she was afraid to return her 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son to her boyfriend who has full , custody. newscenter 5' s rhondella richardson is live in lakeville. the father tells me that his children sunday night woods, the camping. the mother said she fled, fearing the father would harm the children. >> they started crying, saying she was afraid, she was scared. she is a victim of domestic violence. this is what she has been dealing with. rhondella: depressed and a worried about abuse at home -- this is how the defense explains how the 46-year-old when on the run with her children. >> the children are happy to behold -- to be home.
ABC
Jan 7, 2016 6:00pm EST
george mason university tonight and we will have complete coverage on newscenter 5 at 11:00. jc: and in less than a week, newscenter 5 launches two new newscasts. a fast-paced look at all the big news of the day at 4:30 in the afternoon. and more in-depth coverage at 7:00 p.m. it all starts next monday right here on newscenter 5. ed: and no big snowstorms between now and monday? harvey: no big snowstorms -- ed: no, no, no. harvey: there may be a few pockets of freezing drizzle, especially toward the coast. it will be mild. it will feel like winter for sure. ed: even the following saturday when the patriots play? harvey: right now it looks very cold. ed: very cold? harvey: do you -- very frizzle? [laughter] ed: be doing this all night long. [laughter] days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important natio
ABC
Oct 13, 2015 6:00pm EDT
. as for his mental status george said he was in a factual vacuum. that he needed more information and make clenched in mental health specialist tomorrow. >> he was moved to a padded cell for his own safety tomorrow mental health experts will try ed: the government for trial has now been put off till january. he is accused of killing a man in 2012. he was set to go on trial in december, but that has now been back. prosecutor trying to get a hold of physical evidence held by a previous law firm. >> 6:00 p.m. a veteran police officer involved in a fatal shooting on saturday has been identified. he is a 12 year member of the force and shot a man from hamilton. they found with more using his suv to ram another suv with his wife and her friend inside. he then rented to cruisers before the officer shot him. ed: a lawyer and his girlfriend are in court to face charges in the gruesome murder of a martial dance. they had intended to rob the victim, but these were horribly wrong. >> police arrested the defendant on friday weeks to tips from two witnesses. they had evidence that even recorded inc
ABC
Nov 4, 2016 6:00pm EDT
william evans issued a commissioner's commendation and a heartfelt thank you to mgh doctors george c. velmahos, david king and the entire mass general hospital trauma team. the officers were both shot multiple times during the arrived at the hospital with a bleak prognosis. the doctors received a standing ovation from all in attendance. maria: veterans day is just a week away and a boston hospital is hoping to make it special for one soldier. this u.s. army ring was lost at brigham and woman's hospital two years ago. -- more than 10 years ago. so far, the hospital hasn't been able to find the owner but they're hoping to solve the mystery by veterans day. the ring's identifying feature -- the initials "rez" engraved on the inside of the band. they are a ed: take a look of this pairing we show you lines, lines of people voting. lines of people trying to get into valid areas and they are in mind that. big papi may have ridden off into the sunset but his legacy remains with a new angle, beer. big hapi beer has entered the local brewery market. sam adams, the brewer, describes big hapi as
ABC
Oct 26, 2016 6:00pm EDT
-on-one with george. plus, trump's surrogate newt gingrich taking aim at megyn kelly. >> you are fascinated with sex. >> tonight, her response. and the new poll. trump now leading clinton in florida? the razor thin margin. >>> and the new video tonight
ABC
Jan 22, 2016 6:00pm EST
there live tonight. george? reporter: after tracking the weather forecast, lots of travelers who fear their connections could be affected made the savvy move today, rebooking early, getting out of dodge. the ripple effect already hitting logan airport. over 100 cancellations. patriots fans, mark and his daughter, making the flyers' equivalent of a hail mary. >> we were very lucky to get on. me and my daughter are going to the patriots game on sunday. we're going to watch tom brady and the patriots hopefully beat manning and the broncos! reporter: at the other end, these guys, close as they can get to huntsville, alabama, is memphis. >> we can go to detroit and get stuck there. memphis, then drive four hours. reporter: sunny skies over boston but the storm slamming the mid-atlantic wrecking lots of travel plans. >> i haven't been assured but i haven't been cancelled. reporter: train travel also affected. amtrak is operating a modified schedule. many flights to charlotte, north carolina, cancelled, with limited flights into the washington, d.c. area. tomorrow, all flights to d.c. are ex
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