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randy: good morning. >> the t has new tools to take on snow. first, cindy has the forecast, a nice day. >> a beautiful fall day on the way today, starting out in the
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40s on the cape, so temperatures all over the place, but chilly at the bus stop, you will want a jacket for sure. getting off the bus this afternoon, kids are not going to be wearing their jackets, it will be 60 degrees, mild this time of year, and there is some wind to talk about, and he was down on cape cod where the sustained winds are up at 20 miles per hour, they will be gusting higher, and you have got cloud cover. you can see the northern part just past the canal closer to plymouth harbor, the clouds are spinning off an ocean storm, and ths closer. the clouds you have on the cape are going to dissipate but the winds will be active, and especially cape cod. elsewhere, lots of sunshine and much lighter winds so enjoy it. temperatures warm up quickly, by 10:00, lower 50s, mid 50s by lunchtime and we're talking about highs today right around 60, big changes coming. a winter storm in the middle of the country, it will catch up to us on sunday, the time line and the weekend is just ahead. out to the roads, good morning
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a couple of issues on the roads. in addition to the volume that we have got in place, 93 southbound, more headlights on the road in summerville. let's go to the maps, westbound route 2 watching a crash, one lane blocked by emerson and north of town, 93, starting to build the delays out of methuen and slow down to the spot pond, eastbound there is a crash by route 30, one lane is closed, 495 to 128. 20 to 25 minutes, south of town, 24 slow and the ride on the expressway, 20. braintreo buses doing ok. randy: a tense situation as police swarm a neighborhood. >> a mother and a child caught in the middle. antoinette antonio is live in norton right now with what we learned. antoinette? >> emily, police made an arrest overnight, they arrested the man who they say barricaded himself inside the home just beyond the trees. he had a gun, several rounds of ammunition, and even fired at
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overnight. this tense situation started around 9:30 last night, police were called to this home on john scott boulevard because of an argument between a man and woman. that woman managed to escape with a young child. the man who is now identified as 42-year-old heath mullet barricaded himself inside, and other police agencies were called in. at one point police say that several rounds of ammunition were fired. one round even hitti police vehicle. mullet surrendered. he was taken to the hospital for evaluation. he now faces several charges, including assault with intent to murder. there are no other injuries in this incident. we're live in norton, antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: firefighters are trying to figure out what started a house fire in tewksbury. this happened last night at the home at 36 chandler street. as you can see in this photo,
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police department, it was a raging fire, and the fire department, this house was abandoned. it does not appear that they say it was suspicious. two firefighters were treated for minor injuries. >> and right now an intense search for this man, the suspect in a rash of bank robberies. he's been dubbed the spelling bee bandit because of the word robbery is misspelled on all of the notes he passes to tellers demanding cash. he's the suspect in at least four bank robberies in the area since halloween. the most recent the fbi says he's never shown a weapon but investigates say that he has seemed more agitated with every heist he pulls off. >> this person has been leaning in towards the teller counter. and the tone of his voice and his verbal interaction with the teller has become more aggressive. >> there is a 1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. >> right now an 18-year-old is
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charged with attacking a 14-year-old girl, john allah is charged with assault. he grabbed the victim by the neck at a school bus stop in bourne, nearly strangling her before driving away. police are investigating a shooting inside of a home in dorchester before 4:30 last night when police were called to this home on westcottage street. there was a report of an intruder there. however officers were able to determine the two men did leaving one of them dead. the police commissioner saying that there are just too many guns on the streets. >> the two families, obviously, impacted forever here, and again the mayor and myself always talking about the violence, and how many guns are there, and this is why we have got to continue to get the guns off the street. >> the other person involved is being questioned by police. no names were released at this point. >> right now donald trump is getting ready for more high
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the eyeopener's erika tarantal is tracking overnight developments including a local name. >> that game is getting a lot of attention this morning. but first an actual pick. the president-elect offered michael flynn the job of national security advisor. flynn has been critical of the current administration and emphasized the need for more aggressive military action to fight isis. but yes, the big talk is about former massachusetts governor mitt romney. he w m tomorrow despite his blistering attacks on trump, romney may be a candidate for secretary of state. >> the governor is well respected, we are happy that two successful businessmen who have the courage to run for president in the united states will be able to exchange those ideas. >> the president-elect is taking credit for ford's decision not to move the clinic model to mexico. i worked hard with bill ford to keep the plant in kentucky.
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ford, which never planned to close the plant, is still planning to move some production of the focus from michigan to mexico. >> thank you, tim ryan trying to change up the democratic leadership in the house. he is challenging house minority leader nancy pelosi for the spot. pelosi has led the house democrats since 2003. congressman ryan has been lobbying for the post by calling for a much needed change, he says. the leadership vote will be held only on 5, the wife of former massachusetts house speaker sal dimasi is sharing her relief that he's become released from prison early. he was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for extortion and fraud but has been suffering from neck, tongue, and prostate cancer. radiation damaged his esophagus so he's only able to swallow liquids and pureed food. debbie tells our janet wu he's
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away to nothing. >> the judge granted him a compassionate release. only 11 federal prisoners have received it since 2013. >> it's eight minutes after 6:00. new numbers this morning as the state of massachusetts tribes to curb suspension rates for students at risk. this report shows that the numbers are increasing. the department of elementary and secondary education found english language learners were suspended at a rate of 5.4% i before. the rate climbed for low income students to 7.7%, from 7.2%. black and hispanic students are suspended at a greater rate than white students. deregulations were put into place in july of 2014 to slow the rates because suspended students are more likely to drop out. and a court ruling is expected today as some new hampshire
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the timber lane and hamsted districts want to provide an early warning if the union plans to strike. the national union is engaged in talks over retirement planned funding. the first student provides service to salem and dairy, along with these two districts, affecting 4,000 students. >> the t is vowing this year's winter will not bring service interruptions. the changes they are making for riders. also a brawl unexpectedly broken up, stop to that violence, and mcdonald's shaking up service. the option coming to boston soon. erika. >> we're waiting to learn when the suspect in an overnight standoff with police will be in court. heath mullet was arrested in norton after a woman reported that she had a gun. that woman and a child ran out of the home. when police arrived mullet fired at officers before he was arrested. no one was hurt. we have a report gathering information right now.
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on tap today with sunshine and mild temperatures, but a colder pattern is going to be moving in, tracking is a storm that will be, bring rain and snow. the time line is coming up. clear skies in boston. as you are heading out the door, take a look at these temperatures. we're running in the 30s and 40s.
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>> good morning, eyeopener. >> yes, we will see you. thank you very much. looking forward to the break. and seeing our rising tide charter public school and everybody else for that matter. >> just did a great job. >> we cannot wait to see you at america's hometown, it is in plymouth and if the next half-hour we're going to meet a special viewer guest for the weekend. >> she watches during the 6:00 hour. >> right. >> we're being nice. >> right. >> we need rest for what's in store. >> right. >> we're lucking out again this year. >> right.
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so be prepared for that, but sunshine in the morning, some increasing clouds with a northeasterly wind, but low to mid 50s, and not bad at all, and that's kind of the theme across the eastern half of the country, but there are big changes coming. blizzard warning up for western minnesota, the dakotas, and this is the first big winter storm of the season. it's being fueled by a large temperature contrast. 20 in denver, it was 80 there on wednesday, and big changes, once the storm goes by it gets colder and we're going to experience that by the end of t going up, into minnesota, and by the time that storm gets here, it's mainly rain for us here in new england but it will bring in much colder air. the high pressure building in, so it looks fantastic but there is a storm out in the ocean, and that is bringing the clouds to you on cape cod, so you have got the clouds in the cape, your temperatures are in the upper 40s, and elsewhere lots of 30s, even some 20s in orange. 38 in worcester, and 43 in boston right now, and we do have
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afternoon. elsewhere, we have got sunshine, we have got lighter winds so it's a really nice day but on the cape the winds will be persistent, notice how quickly the temperatures come up, spend some time outdoors, we'll make a run towards 60, although it will be cooler on the cape but the clouds are only with you until lunch time, and your squeeze should brighten up, we're going to keep it clear tonight, so big range in temperatures, lots of 20s and 30s in the suburbs low 40s in boston. and high pressure is dominating on saturday. so we are in great shape. there may be a few clouds that sneak in, but the storm off to the west, doesn't really start to come in until saturday night, as it pulls in colder air there will be some snow, especially new york state but even into western parts of massachusetts there will likely be snow, and you can see the timing on it all. saturday evening, clouds thicken up and overnight, we'll see the clouds really dominate.
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band, likely mid to late morning on sunday. and we'll try to dry things out but look at the snow out towards the berkshires, a couple of flakes may fly. colder air pushes in, no higher than the 40s, i see us getting through thanksgiving so 60 today, and probably not happening again, so maybe some yardwork. >> ok. thank you. so far, a bit busy, a pretty sunrise, there's a live look at the expressway, and you can see the northbound side heading towards the bottom of the screen. let's check out your as you go west of town we're watching this crash, it's clearing, route 2 westbound, this is by emerson hospital and partially blocking a lane and north of town, 93 stop and go out of methuen to andover and more delays from right around concord down to spot pond. and eastbound on the pike, clearing a crash. delays from 495 to 128, and your ride almost 25 minutes, and if you are heading south, 24 heavy out of brockton, the trip on the expressway, almost 20, from braintree into boston. so far this morning, trains and
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passengers stranded. commuters still shiver at the thought of winter 2014, and many are still asking olessa what is the t doing to make things better this year? >> well, it's a big question and everybody wants to know. i went right to the top to get the answers. >> who can forget the snowfall that crippled our public transportation system in the winter of 2014? mbta general manager brian short sleeve remembers all to and i know we need to do better. >> in order to prevent a nightmare they put a resiliency plan into action last year. >> we have invested 90 million into infrastructure. so the system from a resiliency standpoint is in better shape. >> he stays focused on the orange and red line. >> we are replacing the third rail heaters, snow equipment in place. we are confident that the subway will be running as the weather gets worse.
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massive jet powered snowblower which has been revamped and equipped to battle blizzard conditions. the t will invest 500 million over the next few years for new orange line cars, new red line cars and new power and signal systems. >> the t can't fail the riders. we won't fail them again. there is 5,000 people in this organization every day getting ready for winter. >> the t also is planning to improve communication with social media playing a huge role. >> of course social media, that's where everybo the way they communicate with passengers and alerts and service problems and things like that, and that, of course, will be on facebook and twitter. if you have a commuting question you can ask olessa, email me or head to my facebook page and i will get answers for you. >> sounds good. thank you. a wild scene caught on camera outside of a tampa, florida bar, a brawl on the sidewalk early on tuesday morning comes to a crashing end, literally when a car slams into the bar. the driver took off and is still on the loose.
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where he refused treatment. no one was inside the bar at the time of the crash. and your economy headlines this friday. asian shares are mixed overnight. right now stock futures are here are lower and the big driver right now is anticipation that the fed will hike interest rates next month. massachusetts lost more than 5,000 jobs last month, and this is fewer people looked for work during october. economic experts say the largest losses were in education and leisure and hospitality and backing up this theory is the unemployment rate which plunged to 3.3% in october. table service could be coming to a mcdonald's near you, the fast food chain says 500 of its stores are currently testing table service and ordering kiosks. people wait for an employee to bring their food to them. the restaurant plans to bring the option right here to boston, as well as chicago, san francisco, seattle, and
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defying way to dump a cookie, and the best way to avoid between choosing cake and pie. >> olessa has all the food. >> five investigates with an update. the mail they will be happy to receive, and a hate crime on the red line, how another passenger saved a woman from the cool comments of the girls, and a boy survives a bombing in syria, the rescue offering hope in that we invite you to check out the new the upgrade is designed to deliver breaking news and weather, not only faster, but using new technology to give you a better experience every time. the latest weather conditions and alerts will be front and center on every page. best of all, our app and website now has the same streamlined look if you are already using our app no, need to update, the
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? dylan: i was un-athletic and very sedentary in my lifestyle. and then i found parkour and something about it clicked. then i stopped drinking soda and eating sweets and eating all the junk food. i was like if i eat these things i'm going to be heavier and i'm not going to be able to jump as far. my name is dylan polin >> it is 6:23, clear skies, we're 43 degrees, it is a
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winds are going to be active all day long. we're talking about the gusty winds throughout the day. and that's going to keep it a bit cooler for you on the cape. we have got the clouds that way this morning, and elsewhere, the temperatures are running in the 30s to the 40s, 12-hour forecast, does clear you out but you are staying in the low 50s there, and otherwise, we're making a run up into the 60s today. and in fact, very mild, still mild tomorrow, it's the pick day of the weekend, we have rain coming in to start your sunday and then it colder. sticking around next week. randy. >> all right, friday morning eyepoppers. olessa, this is a record-breaker. >> we're talking cookies and pie today. >> food always. >> everybody had a cookie before but never like this guy, this guy here, he's bungee jump, while holding a cookie. very important. >> oh. >> he manages to hit the t. >> it was a 240-foot jump in the
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dunk. the know what, sir, you can keep that. >> he's going to eat that cookie. >> that is for you to hold onto. >> right. >> and the new trend in deliciousness. pie caken. it was featured by the "new york times" last year, pie caken, seems to be catching on, this one a layer of pie caken, pecan, pumpkin, apple upside down, and what do you think? >> and all of next week, dieting? >> come on, i w layer of nutella could be added in. >> there you go. >> to sweeten it up a little. >> i get cavities just thinking about it. >> a cross country runner finishes a race despite an un-- unusual setback, how a deer nearly ruined his day >> the traditional benchmark for evaluating a new president is
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already learned old rules don't apply. the clock is running right now on his new administration. his choices will draw extra scrutiny with no past track record. will president-elect trump surround himself with more traditional confidantes in the mold of his new chief of staff, reince priebus or lien towards his new chief strattist. it's unclear. the transition team is in soon. what is clear is trump is reaffirming some of his campaign promises and already softening others. reflecting consistency with his campaign pledges he'll put pro life judges on the supreme court. the second amendment seems safe while the first amendment may be in jeopardy. but the wall he says now might actually be a fence in sections. and impractical to build in others. instead of deporting all illegal immigrants he'll target what he calls the criminal element.
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refugees. he may not try to throw his opponent hillary clinton in jail, will he drain the swamp or restock it? depends on your definition and point of view. and instead of throwing out all of obama care, he's opened the door to reform rather than repeal and replace. both his supporters and detractors are not sure what the president will do. rethinking and-or moderating a large number of his promises, however would be a welcomed
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>> breaking overnight, police swarming a neighborhood. >> the tense situation with a mother and child caught in the middle. >> three girls charged with a hate crime, the news by a witness to stop the act. >> mitt romney headed for the trump white meeting. >> and a little boy pulled from the rubble alive. a miraculous rescue in syria on the eye. >> 6:30 on friday morning, sky5 live here over 24. this is right near 27, and you can see there is an accident there, they are working to get that out of the way.
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getting by, good morning and thank you for joining us, i'm randy price. >> and i'm emily riemer along with cindy and olessa. >> you are really good at that traffic thing. >> need to fill in, and i will be happy to help out. >> look out, right? >> we're going to let you stick to weather. >> ok. >> we're not going to try to take anything there. >> i have good things to say, right. >> right. >> the news is good today, the skies are clear. and temperatures are a bit chilly. we have got the 20s on the m worcester 38, boston 43, and milder on the cape, more cloud cover, but elsewhere, sunny and chilly at the bus stop, and near 40, getting off the bus this afternoon, and it's near 60 so the kids will be shutting -- shedding the jackets. there's the clouds and they are really confined to this area. they are associated with a storm spinning out in the waters of the ocean, and it's going to stay there, the high pressure is nosing in, so in between there is wind, and winds are going to be strongest today on the
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gusts. 25 to 30 miles per hour. so it's a windy one for you on the cape but the clouds should dissipate, we're talking about a lot of sunshine. temperatures coming up by 10:00 a.m. into the low 50s, and mid 50s at lunchtime, and we're playing that run towards 60. and very mild for this time of year but it does not last. the big changes, as the storm moves towards us, more on the weekend forecast just ahead. i want to get you back out to the roads. we have the trouble on 24. >> northbound side of 24, sky5 on the scene for see the left lane is closed as they clear this, this is right near route 27. so if you are heading this way, the delays are starting back by route 123. let's get over to the maps and in addition to that accident right there, that you just saw there is another crash north side of there in statuten, stoughton. and volume building out of sharon. expressway almost 20, braintree to boston, along the pike, and that accident still working by route 30 heading east, a
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methuen, as you travel towards the lever connector trains and buses okay. >> all right, thank you. we do have breaking news on the eyeopener this morning. >> and erika is tracking the overnight developments. >> a standoff in norton is over. the man police say was armed and fired shots that hit a cruiser is in custody. 42-year-old heath mullet surrendered on johns scott boulevard. antoinette antonio is gathering information and she will have the latest ahead. d a judge after police say that he attacked a girl at a bus stop. 18-year-old john allen was arrested yesterday. police say that he grabbed the girl by the neck, nearly strangled her before driving away last week. and former massachusetts governor mitt romney is meeting with donald trump tomorrow. despite his recent attacks during the campaign on trump romney may be a candidate for secretary of state. randy is. >> three girls are facing charges.
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witness tried to stop the assault. sera? sera: it all came to an end at andrew's station when they hit the emergency button. it started when a woman got on the red line train in savin hill last week. three, 15-year-old girls told the woman to go back to her own country. they targeted her, mocking her accented, when the victim tried to move away police say the girls repeatedly punched her and struck her in the button and the girls were allegedly celebrating as they got off the train. the passenger got a photo of them which police showed the boston public school officials. the girls were identified and arrested. they are due back in court at the end of this month. as we have reported the state has been looking more at hate crimes, so concerned that they set up a hotline. live in south boston, sera congi, newscenter 5. >> thank you.
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revere. a car was cut in half by a passing commuter rail train and neighbors called police right after the crash. >> 9-1-1, what is the address of the emergency? >> a car was just hit by the train. >> the car was hit by a train? >> yes. that's correct. >> you can see the driver go around the safety gates. thisthis he had just been involved in a hit and run crash. he took off, but later turned himself in. >> and five investigates now going to the front lines of the war on opioids. it's faded from the headlines but it is worse than ever before. investigative reporter karen anderson was with the chelsea fire department, and their engine 2 is one of the busiest fire trucks in the country, and the problem is overdoses, sometimes several a day. firefighters think that they got
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the state estimates more people are on track to die from opioids than last year. they are bringing together police, fire, and addiction specialists going door-to-door to try to get people into rehab. >> right now in terms of overdoses and outreach and training and we're just trying to make sure that people stop dying at a rate of five a day. >> things have not slowed up for you guys? >> no. >> no, certainly not. >> we're still in the an opioid crisis. it's not going away soon. >> these outreach workers and the state tell karen that they are seeing more fentanyl on the street and that causes its own problems because fentanyl is more powerful and less responsive to narcan. >> five investigates also learning good news for ticket-holders of the canceled boston grand prix race. refunds are here and going out. the state attorney general's office sent out 650,000 in
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refund. the boston grand prix filed for bankruptcy and now several businesses and creditors are fighting to get hundreds of thousands returned. an arizona police officer seen punching a woman in the face, why he says that situation called for the force that he showed. a tough hit for a former boston college football player, the play that left fans stunned. and tears. ahead in news to go, an update on our breaking news. a norton neighborhood is safe after there. quite the scene. one man was arrested after
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y26moy ykny >> welcome back.a expressway, a check by the gas tank, northbound side heading to the top of the screen and we have got delays here, about a 25-minute ride braintree to boston but south of there, a couple of problems. can't blame the weather this morning. >> solar glare, we're dealing with from the boston area, with clear skies, it is 43 degrees, there are some clouds in the cape this morning, and those are going to move out, but it is windy for you on the cape, and it will be windy there all day long, and otherwise, light winds, sunshine, and a run towards 60 degrees. and enjoy it, and saturday, the
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mild in the 50s but clouds increase, and we have got wind on sunday, some morning rain, and turning colder, a few flurries from sunday right into monday, and cold for thanksgiving week. >> all right, thank you, caught on camera, an arizona police officer under investigation for punching a woman in the face. the officer claims the woman was resisting arrest but the force of that punch is raising questions. this all happened in flagstaff. the officer was called to an emotional scene where a couple was being evicted. he says the woman kicked him and kneed him in the groin. >> i was choked. just a brutal attack. >> we immediately became concerned so we initiated an internal investigation and placed the officer administrative leave. >> the officer under investigation has no history of excessive force. >> new overnight, an emotional rescue in syria, the moment a child was pulled alive from the
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news in norton. we're also following news in boston and erika has developments on a trump and romney meeting set for this weekend. >> but first, oh, boy, yeah, judges the midwest, the mountain state yesterday, colorado was in the 80s earlier this week, and yesterday, this was happening. these whiteout conditions on the move hitting north dakota and south dakota today, and nebraska and minnesota also bracing for what will happenre going to see snow. >> oh, man. >> vermont will get good snow, and western massachusetts, going to get a few but closer to boston, we're going to get rain and a lot of wind on sunday. >> and that's needed. >> it sure is. >> yes. >> it's going to turn cold. there is that, the birds warnings are up, western minnesota, with the storm system, as it moves to the great lakes, it will cut to the north, and wrapping in the colder air, so there you see it through
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inches of snow, six to 12 through the mountains and out into the berkshires, we could get accumulation, could be a few flakes or flurries on into the worcester hills later on sunday and monday. and so for now, we have got clear skies, and a really nice friday on tap. so we'll enjoy it while we can. 43 out the door with a northwesterly wind at 12 miles per hour. not much wind in boston, but the winds are gusting close to 30, and they are going to stay active all day long. so you have got a windy day ahead on the cape. due to the s clouds on cape cod, these will shrink back and brighten up but it will stay windy and cooler in the lower 50s, elsewhere, right around, if not surpassing that mark. saturday it looks great with high pressure in control. could be a few clouds this weekend off the ocean, otherwise sunshine. we're dry. saturday night into sunday morning, that's when we get a band of rain to move in and blustery and colder behind this system, and mid 50s on
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40s on sunday, and a few flurries out in worcester hills, after some morning rain on sunday. let's go out to the roads. >> busy. >> some volume here across the span of the bridge. you can see some of those delays, let's get to the maps and check out your ride as you head south we have two problems on 24, northbound a crash, still clearing by route 27 here in brockton and then another accident just cleared over by route 139. that accident had a lane closed, and as you travel northbound on the expressway, and along the pike right now the trip a half-hour. 495 to 128 with an accident cleared by route 30. 93 south, stop and go ride. into andover, and most of your delays pick up at concord street. slow ride down to the lever connector. trains and buses ok. a traffic alert as you head out. there could be added trouble on the mass pike. the tollbooth demolition project will continue on through the middle of next wednesday and
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road reconstruction. a spokesperson for massdot says most construction will end afternoon on wednesday, and resume again the following monday. emily and randy. >> breaking overnight a mother and child are safe this morning after a tense standoff in norton. >> antoinette antonio is live with new information on that flightenning scene. antoinette? >> it really was frightening. the man who barricaded himself inside the homeowner fired several shots hitting a police vehicle. eventually he surrendered and here's a look at that scene. all of this starting around 9:30 when police were called to the home on johns scott boulevard for a domestic argument. a woman and child escaped. police say that 42-year-old heath mullet barricaded himself with a gun. he also said that he had several hundred rounds of ammunition. mullet shot at a police vehicle before he surrendered, police say that they did not fire back.
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including assault with intent to murder. he was taken to the hospital for an evaluation. live in norton this morning, antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. >> a hate crime on the t's red line, three 15-year-old girls are accused of targeting a woman that they believed was an immigrant. investigates say that the three girls told the 49-year-old woman to go back to her own country. they allegedly mocked her accent. the woman was repeatedly punched in the face with a cell this all happened on the morning of november 7. another passenger hit the emergency button which ended the attack. one witness took a photo and that is what police used to identify the girl and arrest them. live in south boston, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. >> a major job offer from president-elect donald trump. retired general michael flynn has been offered the post of national security advisor, highly critical of the obama administration he's called for a
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isis. meantime former massachusetts governor mitt romney, of course, a very vocal trump critic is set to meet with the president-elect tomorrow. there is talk he may be a candidate for secretary of state. and a lot of talk this morning about trump taking credit for ford's decision to not move the production of certain vehicles to mexico. there are questions about how much he actually influenced the auto-maker which still plans to move some productions there. emily: new overnight, dramatic video showing the moment rubble of a destroyed building. that building was hit in a series of airstrikes in eastern aleppo. the six-year-old was rescued by a volunteer group. at least 21 people were killed and dozens more were injured in the third consecutive day of bombings. many remain trapped under the rubble. and a woman is sentenced to three years in prison in the drunk driving crash that killed a quincy teacher. carolyn lee is accused of leaving the scene of the
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in-year-old emily zarnoch. zarnoch was walking along the street with her boyfriend when lee's vehicle went off the road and hit her. randy: a vermont man will be spending 3.5 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to a deadly crash, prosecutors say that the 20-year-old joseph castano was visiting a friend at endicott college in april when he crashed into a pole. 19-year-old craig sampson was killed. castano was drunk and speeding according to the police. after his jail time castano will se will lose his license for 15 years. >> breaking overnight volkswagen just announcing it is cutting thousands of jobs as it works to cut costs while recovering from its emission scandal. 30,000 workers will lose their jobs with more than half of those losses in germany. the auto-maker says the cuts will save billions a year while it pays off a 15 billion settlement with u.s. authorities and car owners. randy: federal investigates say
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zoo failed to meet safety standards. the agricultural department suggests the dangerous animal response team acted appropriately when a three-year-old boy fell into the enclosure here. the incident prompted the team to shoot and kill the gorilla. a federal investigation is continuing, it could lead to fines or other disciplinary action against the zoo. scary and emotional moments on the field linebacker luke kuechly took a hard hit. with just five minutes left he went for the tackle. he was in tears as he was carted off the field. he's a fan favorite who went to boston college, and is being evaluated for a concussion. >> the bruins give it up in the final minute against the wild. it appeared they scored a clean goal in the second period but after a challenge it was ruled
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the wild knock one in on tuukka rask. he did have 28 saves but this is the only one that mattered. bruins lose 1-0. mookie betts taking second place as the american league mvp. the right fielder receiving nine first placed votes. a close contest to the mvp winner mike trout who won 19 first placed votes. trout, a los angeles angels' center fielder has been regarded as the top player. >> and scary moments for runner during a race. he gets taken out by a deer. you saw that happen. the animal sprinted across the field in the center field. he got up and finished the race. he was bruised but otherwise ok. >> yikes. >> glad he's ok, and this morning we're getting ready for a little early thanksgiving in plymouth and we want to introduce you to the lucky folks who are coming with us. >> yes.
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guests at the america's hometown thanksgiving day parade. sera does have a bit of an admission. >> you have never been to the parade, sera? i have not, and guess what i grew up in plymouth. >> this will be perfect and we look forward to being with you. >> thank you very much again, guys. >> it will be fun, josh, a police officer in bourne, where they live. >> and they are getting married next week. >> next week. >> yeah. >> i don't know. >> they are having a destination wedding. >> that's right. >> we'll be having some conversations. >> i think so, yeah. >> one of us here knows on how to do this. thank you guys, a live look outside here, routed 1 in saugus, no problems here. the stretch looks ok but let's go to the maps. we are seeing delays. south of town 24 slow, accident still clearing northbound by route 27, another crash just cleared in touten by 139. you have delays back into brockton, northbound expressway, there is a disabled car by east
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braintree into boston, and along the pike eastbound right now, almost is a half-hour, 495 to 128. 93 south, so far, so good out of methuen, andover and more delays concord down to the lever connector, so far, trains and buses this morning are running on schedule. >> all eyes on you. >> the parade looks good, we should be in the 50s with sunshine. we have the sunshine right now over boston, but look at this. don't have the 50s. it's in the lower 40s right now with a northwesterly breeze, not too strong. a bit win it will be that way, we are in the upper 40s in the cape. and orange down to 29 so a chilly start. there are the winds right now, and you are going to stay windy throughout the day. elsewhere, notice the temperatures coming up in the mid 50s by lunchtime. and we are making a run towards the 60-degree mark this afternoon. wouldn't surprise me if a few spots snuck into the lower 60s, so it's a mild day but we have cloud cover on the cape. the wind, clouds associated with this storm, that is not really
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out at sea. high pressure noses in so your skies will brighten. and we're in store for nice weather today and tomorrow but there is a system in the middle of the country. blizzard warnings up for western parts of minnesota, and that system is coming towards us by the second half of the weekend, so saturday is the pick day. we're in the mid 50s with some sunshine, and a few clouds trying to back in, and all in all looking like a nice day on saturday. and there you see the clouds, saturday evening, and working in, and the clouds kind of fill in overnight, and we're wakingup and those taper off at lunchtime and the winds pick up. blustery, colder weather bringing snow to the berkshires, flakes of snow to the worcester hills, and it's blustery and colder. mid 50's on sunday, only near 40 on monday, and we keep it in the 40s through thanksgiving. right now it looks like there could be some rain on thanksgiving but the travel day before that on wednesday, does look dry so good. >> this weekend, though, good?
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josh we hope that you will join us for the thanksgiving parade, tomorrow, and plymouth, all you have to do is go into the downtown area at 10:00, easy to get in there. >> get a good spot and shout mildly so we can hear you.
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good morning, america. breaking news, donald trump names michael flynn as national security adviser according to a senior trump transition official. he's also set to meet former rival mitt romney to discuss secretary of state. the transition kicking into high gear as the president-elect holes his first face-to-face with a head of state. blizzard warning. the first major snowsto o shutting down highways, sparking deadly pileups and delaying flights. creating a travel nightmare. less than a week before thanksgiving. now more cold and snow in the forecast. terrifying road rage. the chilling 911 call. the woman behind the wheel, she said she was attacked by a stranger. >> he's right behind me hitting me. >> did he hit your car? >> yes. >> her incredible escape from


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