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>> sara: car crashes into frigid water overnight. >> shiri: slippery start to the commute and icy commute. >> daniel: grisly find that could bring murder charging. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: fresh snow falling on the north shore this morning. this is new video just in from hamilton. flurries here and there but it
it is wednesday, december 30th december 30th in, i'm daniel miller in for gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. shiri joins us on how long it will take to warm up. >> shiri: temperatures here in the 20s from boston to norwood off to the north and east. northeastern mass we have new hampshire, central massachusetts, real cool start to the day and even where we got lower 30s, still freezing southcoast and south shore, temps slightly above freezing and couple sprinkles over the cape and something i will be watching for you here and 9:00 a.m. look at how slow the warm-up is, temperatures in the 20s widespread at 9:00 a.m., noon time comes along and temperatures will be right around freezing for lunchtime still loads of clouds out there, clouds have a tough time breaking up today and at 5:00 p.m. they will have a cloudy drive home from work with
mid-30s, but we got more freezing rain developing overnight tonight. 36 to 42 today, mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle and patchy flurries. i'm going to give you timeline on incoming rain and freezing rain coming up. now over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, where are the problem spots now. >> julie: start with the issue on commuter rail and passengers take the bus lynn station, i will tweet out all of those trains that are running behind and one very early canceled as well. over to the roads see traffic flow bright agreen, not seeing a lot of heavy volume right now, moving along halted speed limit but be careful for ice out there. a lot of space between the cars and roadways are wet and there's the ice that will sneak up on you. live drive times, 495 to mass ave and 17 minutes on the
split to the pike and 24 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. daniel and sara, back to you. >> daniel: we are following breaking news in hamilton this morning where a man crashed his car into a frigid pond overnight. >> sara: police say the drive was able to get out on his own, but now he is facing some serious charges. fox25 catherine parrotta is live at the hamilton police department where the driver's own dad picked him up at around 5:00 this morning, catherine. >> catherine: yeah, good morning, sara. in fact, he was in the lobby of the police department when i went in to try to get some information, and the police department did give me some information. they gave me the accident summary a little bit earlier this morning, and we learned through that that this 21-year-old driver is now facing four charges, including oui, speeding, operating without headlights and a lane violation. he was released on personal recognizance. i want to show you the video because we were here when the drive left the police department this is around 5:15 this morning, and this is the 21-year-old driver here, james
his father pulled up right to the door there and they left without a word. again, chase released on personal recognizance. i want to show you this video as well. this is video from the scene of the crash and happened before 2:00 a.m. on chebacco road. police say chase was behind the wheel and alone in the car when it crashed into the pond there and submerged into the wheels. firefighters were sent in in wet suits to help get the car out. our crew at the scene told us the driver got himself out of that vehicle, and so we are told by police that this driver could be arraigned possibly tomorrow, probably will not happen today is what i'm being told, and again, he was released and went home with his father. but our crew was at the scene, they told us a little bit about the condition of the roadway, and police told us that could have partially contributed to this crash, and we will tell you more about that coming up next half hour. for now live here in hamilton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> daniel: concerns from riders as the "t" runs into trouble during the first winter storm of the season. blue line passengers had to wait for shuttle buses during the
trains couldn't run between maverick and bowdoin because tunnel. we are told it is fixed for the morning commute and trains are running as normal. yesterday a frozen switch during part of the morning rush. daniel: several buses ran into trouble on route 39 buses not able to get back the section of clarendon street and took about an hour for crews to clear the ice and get the buses moving again. daniel: causing problems at the airport too. coming up the next half hour how delays and cancellations are backing up at logan this morning, and if you're headed out the door, you could get the very latest forecast anywhere you go with the fox25 weather app and free to download through the app store and google play. >> sara: kidnapping case turns into a murder identification as police positively identify remains found in upton. the grisly discovery comes nearly two years to the day they
>> jessica: it does, sara. the victim's names is james robertson and he disappeared from outside his parents house on new year's day 2014, nearly two years ago now, and his father did confirm to us lasty night his remains were found in upton. the hunter found the remains in the woods on upton on sunday. james robertson was last seen outside of parents home on new year's day 2014 when two men dressed as police officers came to the house for the supposed probation-related drug test. robertson was on probation for breaking and entering in dedham at the time, and four men have now been charged in connection with his disappearance. alfred ricci of canton and scott morrison of norfolk are accused of dressed as police officers that day. prosecutors say the two of them took robertson to james feeny of dedham who allegedly masterminded the whole kidnapping. michael schoener charged with giving his gun and handcuffs to
the remains have been found and charges against all four of them could be upgraded. coming up in the next hour at 8:00 we will tell you more about what robert son's family members have been doing over the past two years to try to find him. for now live in avon, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> daniel: new at seven, four secret service agents involved in head-on collision in wakefield, new hampshire. police say this happened on route 16 around 7:30 last night. the two cars were driving on opposite sides of the road when one crossed the double yellow line and hit the vehicle with the secret service agents inside they were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the driver of the other car died at the scene. it is unclear this morning who the agents were assigned to. >> sara: two people are recovering this morning after a plow hit them in tyngsborough. police tell us privately contracted plow hit a man and woman in the parking lot at the peasant lane mall. the victims are both 29 years old. police say they were taken to a nearby hospital and are expected to be okay.
>> daniel: and a car and a plow nearly crash intoe each other in andover ending with man pulling a gun on car driver. michael mccullom accused of pulling the gun and behind bars this morning. police say he and the plow driver got out of their vehicles and began arguing after they almost collided near this apartment building. well that's when police and mccullom flashed the gun. the attorney is arguing the plow driver shouldn't have been even on the road. >> defended and driving with suspended license. >> daniel: police say mccullom told officers the gun was bb gun but later admitted it was a 9-millimeter. he says he shouldn't have lied but claims the plow driver punched him first. mccullom is married father of three and dangerousness hearing is set for tomorrow morning. >> sara: this morning boston police are searching for a vehicle spotted leaving the scene of a murder in mattapan. this was breaking yesterday in our 9:00 a.m. newscast. two young men were shot on wilmore street near blue hill avenue.
police say witnesses saw a black acura speeding away from the area right after the shooting. commissioner of the police department about the latest in this case when he joins us live in just about 30 minutes. sara: revere police searching for a second suspect for double-murder earlier this month. 36-year-old is wanted for murder man and woman were shot to death on waite street, a third person was injured. another suspect, michael deleon arrested the day after the shooting and held without bail. >> daniel: deadly crash on christmas eve has many people in one local town calling for safer intersections. karen evers was leaving the holliston public library just steps from the crosswalk on washington street last wednesday afternoon. state police say out-of-state driver struck and killed her. many in the town say the crosswalks on washington street are not cutting it, especially at night. her family believes lit crossing
have prevented their loss. >> they should look at the crosswalk situation to make definite changes. it could be a kid, another mother. >> daniel: member of the board of selectmen they will discuss the crosswalk safety concerns at the next meeting in early january. police are still investigating whether the driver will face charges. daniel: massachusetts family who lost a son during the war in iraq is now dealing with the devastating fire. flames damaged the o'haire's family home yesterday in rockland. nearly a dozen children live in the home, all were asleep at the time. in 2011 walter higher -- o'haire was killed in the fire. >> i guess i will get by. >> daniel: a go fund me has been set up to help them re cover from the fire.
police officers are being called heroes for saving an entire family. the officers were working the overnight shift on christmas morning when they responded to mechanic street to a report of loud noise. when they arrived they heard what sounded like an alarm and officers pounded on the door and woke up the homeowners. once inside they realized the house was full of carbon monoxide. >> if that were my family, especially being the holidays, i would want the officer on the scene to go through every avenue to make sure everybody inside the house was safe. >> sara: family of five had just moved into the house. the parents they believe the carbon monoxide came from a brand-new gas fireplace which that night. >> julie: check traffic and weather together every ten minutes. we are seeing major issues right now on newburyport rockport line it is because of some problems withdraw bridge. we are seeing cancellations and major delays on that line, also the beverly train 52 that leeches at 8:14, that inbound train. tweeted this out and keep a
throughout the morning. shiri spear? >> shiri: of course, we have icy concerns that will take us well into the late-morning. now 25 in boston, 26 at 8:00 a.m., but slow warm-up, 9:00 a.m. still going with just the upper 20s. i will show what you time your town gets above freezing next. >> daniel: changes could be coming to the airport for people with massachusetts driver's driver's licenses. still coming your way this houre, why the tsa plans to make it more difficult to get through security with id's we already have now. >> sara: affluent teen returns to the u.s. after several weeks
>> sara: earthquake shakes british columbia 85 miles northeast of seattle. quake measured magnitude of 4.9. official say there's no danger of a tsunami and no reported injuries. sara: earthquake hit southern california yesterday. it jarred residents but no serious injuries. >> daniel: affluenza teen ethan couch was in drunk driving that left four people dead. ten years probation using the defense that affluent upbringing made it hard for him to know right from wrong. he fled with his mother to mexico and now know this morning
couch actually threw a going away party before they went to puerto vallarta. they tracked them down using a phone to order a pizza. daniel: man posted a video of himself drinking and driving on facebook and to make matters worst dustin richter starts messaging friends on facebook about the video while driving. police were tipped off and then tracked him down. they are using the video he posted as evidence. friends and family say he is just going through a rough time. >> he is really smart, he is just going through a lot, too much for him to handle. >> daniel: richter's girlfriend hasn't said what he is going through but has been 2011. >> daniel: >> sara: this morning police arrested mark selling at his
police knocked but when they went in they used a battering ram and police have already seen 1,000 images of child sexual exploitation on his computer. he played noah puckerman until 2009 until the show ended earlier this year. sara: friend of convicted killer aaron hernandez loses a bid to dismiss a murder charge against him and denied dismiss on carlos ortiz and another man has also been charged in lloyd's murder. hernandez already serving a life sentence for his role in the shooting and former patriot also double-murder in boston. >> daniel: 7:17. recall on popular cook ware this morning. they are recalling 20,000 martha
at least people have been hurt. anyone who has the pans should stop using them. macy's says customers can return them for a store credit. >> daniel: friday women in california may be able to demand the same salary without fear of being retaliated against. the state has passed the strongest equal pay law in the nation. the law requires employers being sued to prove they had legitimate reasons for paying male workers more and also protects women who ask companies to provide salary information. >> julie: 7:18 and start with breaking news and high hopes for the commuter rail and "t" this winter and major issues on the commuter rail this morning. newburyport rockport line seeing delays and cancellations because of drawbridge problem and eight current updates from the website and continue to keep close eye on it but you will have to change trains, possibly even use
over to look at maps, things moving along fine on route 1 and 93 zoo south. bulk of the volume is on the expressway right now, right around morrissey boulevard and take to live look and things looking actually okay. this is a holiday commute but still be careful of those icy spots out there that shiri and i have been warning you about. over to those live drive times, 12 minutes on 24 from 106 to 128, 22 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and 13 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. fox25 storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. hi, shiri. >> shiri: absolutely correct, not so much the snow and sleet we had yesterday, it is a couple slippery spots in boston. we got almost an inch of snow yesterday and worcester almost an inch and a half. this morning main concern will go around a little bit of drizzle out there, some fog and some flurries and that means that we are keeping the roadways
treated, so back roads sidewalks stepped that's where you have to be extra cautious out there for slipping and sliding and mostly dry day, tons of clouds around, overnight more rain and also got more ice a little bit further inland. boston right now 25 , chilly start to the day. but factor in the wind, feels even cooler, so actually feels like 16 for the wind chill now and this is today's warm-up, get up to 33 at 11:00 this morning, so that means that we are going to have to have icy areas all the way into the late-morning here, worcester stays a little cooler now at 23 , wind chill is 17, we got mostly cloudy skies and at 9:00 a.m. it is only 26. it is 30 here at 11:00. 32 still freezing at 1:00 p.m. we briefly get up to about 34 versus somewhere down across southeastern massachusetts plymouth where it stays warmer, now cloudy and we got temperatures actually working way up to 40 this afternoon. so we go up to the north shore
portsmouth and nashua, new hampshire about 34 , 35 in worcester, bedford 37 to 40 in norwood and there's the 40s from the south shore to the southcoast, cape and islands this afternoon but also see that we do occasionally pull in a couple of flurries in just a couple sprinkles. not looking at very much wet weather today but, of course, it is going to help maintain the risk for some slippery patches. then this evening is when things change because between about seven and 10:00 tonight, we got rain moving in and as it does we are going to have temperatures drifting below freezing in several spots to the north and west of boston where we have the chance for some light freezing rain and i see the bubble of the showers actually passing across south eastern massachusetts but because of that icing concern and the fact that it only takes trace amounts to make the roads treacherous, we have a freezing rain advisory starting at 7:00 this evening, in fact, areas north of worcester into the merrimac valley, southern new hampshire, wouldn't be
expanded into other parts of northeastern massachusetts and even back into metrowest and locations we could be looking at slipping and sliding, do not like to see the 31 at overnight low in bedford and 32 in lawrence because tells me we could see ice in spots when we wake up tomorrow. high temperature tomorrow crack middle 40s and slowly clear out and rain only lasts us until seven to ten in the morning and dry and clearing out, friday a few flurries to kick off the new year at 41 and about 40 this weekend with on and off clouds and breezy conditions. back to you guys. >> daniel: popular sites for parents and nannies is under the microscope. still ahead on the fox25 morning news, how people with criminal backgrounds managed to end up taking care of kids. >> sara: forget the gifts,
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daniel and julie, not a bad idea. >> julie: we have to show you this. little boy on christmas tried bacon and was overjoyed. >> bacon. [ laughter ] >> daniel: love it. >> julie: it is a slow chant or mantra saying bacon, bacon and priceless reaction going viral and it has gotten over a million views to keep watching it he keeps screaming. really screams bacon. >> daniel: he will want it over and over and over again. next story, police chief in maine has a new nickname this morning after a rookie mistake. see all the snow here. it is piled up inside the car because officer left his son roof open during monday night's storm. this fellow officer now calling him frosty the snowman and lifelong new englander took it all in stride and said at least
i can imagine what the nice temperatures we have had over the weekend and then coming into the severe cold weather. sunroof. >> daniel: at least when you get in my car you request the sunroof to be open. >> julie: i do. i have sympathy for him. shiri, good luck getting the sunroof open this morning. it is probably frozen shut. >> shiri: leave the sunroof totally closed today because it is chilly, only got the slight chance of a little bit of drizzle or a fleury through the morning and the afternoon but tonight we got wet and icy weather into tomorrow morning and got the timeline on that when we come back. >> sara: saying good-bye to
how the celtics will say >> daniel:
not used to the cold, it is the coldest it has been since march. it is wednesday december 30th, i'm daniel miller in for gene lavanchy. >> daniel: >> sara: i'm sara underwood. we have been so far from the incredible. >> shiri: one thing i haven't heard complaints from you guys until now, until this morning. >> sara: early mornings getting into the car has been horrible. >> shiri: grab the hot coffee,
little bit of fog in plymouth and fitchburg on vineyard, nothing bad but what it does mean is that we got enough moisture between that and the fact that i have got a come flurries out there and a couple sprinkles out there, kind of sneaking under radar, not so much to zoom in here and temperatures above freezing on the cape but hit plymouth on the south shore, it is 31, marion right now 32, new bedford 30 , we got boston and waltham all at 25, even back through natick, 22 right now in newbury, 26 in norwood, 23 lowell up to haverhill and 24 in nashua and new hampshire, leominster 24 and worcester 23, so man oh man it is cold, it is 20s and don't remember the last time i said we were waking up to the 20s. a little bit slippery out there and take all morning to wake up to the freezing point and keep us mostly cloudy, about 34 at lunchtime today, highs in the upper 30s, lower 40s and i
cool spots coming up but right now get you over to julie because she has had an eye on the road and, julie, definitely had hang-ups. >> julie: breaking news with the commuter rail with the drawbridge, that has since been resolved, commuter rail newburyport rockport line it has been repaired and service will resume. however, we are still seeing delays because of earlier residual issues with the drawbridge. so if you're using the newbury rockport line, expect to be running behind schedule. things looking pretty good on the expressway, even on 128 north and southbound. when i say looking good, volume is light, still dangerous because of the icy conditions. live look at the zakim where a lot of room between the cars on the zakim bridge and leverett connector. over to the live drive times, 128 to the tobin and 13 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 22 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector.
>> sara: roads are okay but traffic headache still persists for travelers at the airport and there are already a handful of cancellations. live at logan airport talking with people that are stuck this morning. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning, two cancellations i know of, 5:00 a.m. they were supposed to go to houston, 6:00 a.m. to cincinnati, right outside terminal a here with southwest and delta fly out of and, boy, we just heard inside a potential nightmare travel story. a couple tells me they are desperately trying to get home to tokyo in time for new year's which they say was a really big deal to the family there. they were originally on an 8:45 a.m. delta flight to detroit in order to catch an international connection, but now the whole trip is in jeopardy. >> woke up at 5:00 a.m. and had three different e-mails all saying different things about
so came in and talking to a bunch of different delta people and apparently we are not in the system any more, even though have boarding passes, which i checked in online. >> michael: we spoke with them 20 minutes ago, they said they have been in line an hour and literally moved 4 feet. backlog of people trying to get home from boston is significant because of the bad weather days. 600 flights canceled and 300 flights delayed at logan airport going to keep a close eye on how things will develop the rest of the morning. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> daniel: all morning following breaking news on the north shore where young man crossed into frigid pond overnight and able to get out on his own.
charges. good morning, catherine. >> catherine: good morning, daniel. according to police facing four charges, oui, speeding, not operating with headlights and lane violation and did leave the police department here on personal recognizance and did also have a crew on the scene shortly after the crash occurred and i wanted to show you video of the scene right now so you could take a look. this crash happened before 2:00 this morning, and the area where it happened was chebacco road here in hamilton. the car driven by 21-year-old james chase of beverly when it crashed into the pond there. firefighters were sent in wearing wet suits to help get the car out. police told me it was only submerged to about its wheels. according to crew at the scene the driver was able to get himself out of the vehicle. our crew also tells us this happened on narrow winding road time. police say that may have partially contributed to this crash and police tell me the driver involved in all of this
tomorrow and say it is unlikely to happen today. as you mentioned we were here when the drive left the police department earlier this morning with his father. the father came to pick him up, so we will have that video of that happening for you coming you want next half hour. for now live here in hamilton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> daniel: new this morning relatives of the massachusetts teenager killed in terror attack in israel visits the site of the tragedy. the family of ezra schwartz was killed last month when gunman opened fire on cars stuck in traffic jam. he spent a year there after graduating from brookline. his parents went to the scene where he was killed. >> sara: two drones left for boston and faa is investigating. air canada plane making final descent yesterday when runway crews saw the drone. it is unclear how the device was
plane was 800 feet in the air. drones are not allowed to fly higher than 400 feet and aren't allowed within 5 miles of an airport. the plane was able to land safely. >> daniel: questions this morning about website that matches families with nannies. care.com failed to properly conduct background checks of caregivers. the issue came up again when boston nanny was arrested for stealing nearly $300,000 for the family she worked for and globe reports the woman spent time in jail and was still on probation when registered on the website. the company is also dealing with lawsuits in nebraska and wisconsin. parents who say babies were killed by care.com nannies. >> sara: this morning another republican presidential candidate is pulling out of race for party's nomination. george pataki is ending his white house bid. pataki has received little to no support in polls of likely
>> daniel: democrat bernie sanders plans to open a campaign headquarters this weekend in massachusetts. on saturday supporters will begin working at office in charlestown. recent poll shows sanders trailing hillary clinton. supertuesday is march 1st. >> sara: hillary clinton is heading back to new hampshire. she held town hall events in portsmouth and berlin and spoke about the 2 billion-dollar a year plan to help find a cure for alzheimer's. clinton dent take questions for reporters during the events and she will be back again on sunday bill clinton will visit new hampshire on monday and his first campaign -- in his first campaign trip of the year and visit exeter. >> daniel: two north shore families sent to the emergency room. as we reported this holiday season hover boards can catch
one lynnfield mom says she was a pro but she was a pro when she tried and smashed her head on the pavement and mom warning other families to be careful. >> on for ten minutes, 20 minutes, kids need to wear helmet because what happened to me could happen to anyone. >> daniel: she is okay now but had to spend five hours on christmas and another daughter fell face fist when the battery died. >> sara: new this morning another nfl team says it took steps to prevents cheating by the new england patriots. miami herald reports dolphins brought extra staff members to foxborough when they played the patriots earlier this year. the team wanted to make sure no patriots employees tammered with equipment. four days before that game the envelope checked visiting locker room at gillette stadium for listening devices and that happened before the pats played the new york jets. patriots and dolphins and
sara: tonight kobe bryant will make final appearance at the garden. bryant is retiring at the end of the season. he told reporters earlier this week he plans on bringing his family to the garden because they have never been to boston. definitely should be an interesting night, julie. >> julie: yes, it should. lots of history there. good morning, everyone. wanted to show you some of the delays still at newburyport rockport line. the earlier drawbridge issue has been resolved. we are still seeing delays between ten, 15 minutes though on variety of these trains. so double-check this tweet and head online to make sure your train is or isn't effective. let's check in with shiri for the forecast. >> shiri: because we have winds coming in from the north, right now drawing in cooler air, winds generally running between about five and 10 miles per hour which isn't all that strong, but it is going to create a wind chill. now, feels like the teens from boston to beverly out through worcester and fitchburg, feels
>> sara: we are hours away from new year's eve celebration in boston and around the world and with all the ice sculptures and confetti you will also see plenty of police protecting our streets. we are pleased this morning to be joined by boston police commissioner bill evans. commissioner, thank you so much for joining us this morning. >> thank you for having me on. >> sara: let's start with the information about the possible terror threat that was called to
not incredible. why was the threat made public? what was so serious about that initially? >>
i think the nature of it everything that's going on across the country and across the world. we got from nypd and got the call from them and right after the bad we vetted it and very quickly working with the fib we were able to basically prove there was nothing to it and calm people's fears because we didn't want it getting out there without people knowing we were in control of it. >> sara: exactly. there's been so much talk about terrorism lately whether it is this, san bernardino, the paris attack and new year's eve celebrations are tomorrow, they are just one day away and a lot of thought about that. will you be increasing security even more for new year's eve celebrations tomorrow night? >> i think we will have plenty
i think since the marathon bombing visibility and no threat to the city and encourage everybody to come down, first night great event, have procession at 5:30 and fireworks for the younger kids at seven in the common and obviously midnight fireworks in copley square also has fireworks at midnight and great night, no threat, encourage everyone to come out. >> sara: talk about the mattapan double shooting yesterday morning, one person dead, couple people possibly on the loose. what is the latest on that? >> it is troubling. to think there's 18 and 19-year-old shot that early in the morning. troubling and we are working the case hard and need the public's help.
we had 38 homicides this year which is down from 53 last year, but obviously one homicide is way too many. >> sara: good thing the homicida rate is down lower. thank you for all of your hard work and coming in. see you this morning. thank you, commissioner. julie, over to you now. >> julie: sara, good morning. the issue with the drawbridge has been resolved. commuter rail saugus has been repaired and still seeing some delays and tweeted them out to see up-to-date. 228 in rockland moving along just fine through hingham, weymouth and into braintree. otherwise 24, 128, 95 look look as you approach 128. expressway right now a little bit of volume out there but not nearly what we are used to seeing during a typical nonholiday weekday morning commute. here are live drive times, ten minutes route 3228 to the split
minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. fox25 storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joining us and, shiri, we also want to mention there's a little bit of ice still on the road so slow it down, ease off the gas this morning. >> shiri: slow it down especially the back roads that may not have been treated yet and everything has been frozen up, locked up, not slushy but icy roadways. average low 24 . we expect to hit around sunrise. you know what, we have a normal day. it has not been a normal december. it has been warm. this feels like a little bit of shock to the system. we will see upper 30s this afternoon which is as well where we should be this time of the year. now 27 in boston, wind chill 17 and a little bit of breeze and when it feels like teens add a little bit of layer and what's left of snow and ice, bundle up. 11:00 a.m. 33 and takes until late-morning and early afternoon
get into the mid-if not upper 30s in and around boston with a lot of clouds around. clouds rather showers not concerning from this system off to the north because it is stuck in a sense. it is this system that's going to be tracking up the coastline that brings us rain overnight tonight but with temperatures how they are shaping up some of us will see ice as a result. rain really low through 7:00 this evening, all we are getting a little sprinkle here and there, one or two flurries out there and amounts to very, very little during the day. problem is after about 7:00 tonight we pull in some rain showers and gives us quarter inch of rain and eve southeastern massachusetts but with temperatures at or below freezing from boston to the north and west. we got to watch out for this. see the shading, that would be the ice potential out there. i would say anywhere worcester to bedford to lawrence, up to portsmouth and nashua, new hampshire. even boston i see the temperatures slightly above freezing but i have to include
for now our only freezing rain advisory as well inland. wouldn't be surprised if it gets extended a little bit and see the rain moving in between seven and 10:00 tonight and then we have showers overnight. where we have the pink that's where we have the freezing rain and mostly done and over when sleeping and morning commute before 7:00 tomorrow morning you're fine. if you're leaving at this time tomorrow i think we are dry and problem will be the icy spots that are left from the overnight showers where we haven't quite warmed up yet. today's warm-up will be in the lower 40s south shore to the southcoast, cape and islands, 39 in hull and brockton and upper 30s in boston beverly and brookline as well. worcester 35, shirley 36, nashua 34, portsmouth, new hampshire 36 and warm-up and slowly clear out
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>> daniel: ten-year-old federal law called real id required enhancements to the design of state issued id's and documents needed to get them. massachusetts is one of many states given a temporary extension. there's a good reason for the regulation. >> id was designed very much about terrorism. >> daniel: right now they are not enforcing the id law and plans to announce when that will start happening by the end of
happen the public would be given one invent days to get a new license. >> sara: new report out this morning finds that most people that survived pain killer overdoses are still prescribed the same drugs by their doctors. research found those results in more than 90% of the cases where patients oded on drugged like oxycontin percocet and many cases doctors who continue to prescribe narcotics didn't know their patients had suffered an overdose. sara: another study shows exercise early in life helps promote an early brain. exercise as child can alter organisms in the stomach in positive ways. though doctors are not exactly sure why, this can positively affect the human brain and metabolism over the entire course of life. >> daniel: check this out,
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>> sara: she is lucky lady. sara: image going viral this morning. what one man found when he walked inside the hospital that no one had been inside for years. >> shiri: need to be careful on the roads out there. 20 and slippery and a lot cloud and he head home from work to break down the cool and warm locations coming up. >> daniel: new this morning a local hospital called thousands of elderly people in the mid announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight
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>> daniel: icy roads contributed to a crash. >> shiri: how long temperatures will be hanging around along the freezing spot. >> sara: update to unsolved kidnapping case and remains found this week in the woods may bring closure to family of man that was kidnapped. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning. it is wednesday, december 30th , i'm daniel miller in for gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. winter is sticking around. >> daniel: it is here. >> sara: it is here.
temperatures falling and shiri, shiri spear, it is the cold that's causing a problem. >> shiri: everything that was wet yesterday, slushy, ice this morning, and 26 in boston, 24
bedford, lawrence 23, same in worcester, 24 in nashua and right now 30 on the nose in plymouth and new bedford. we don't have very much in the way of showers for me to zoom into for you, but i can tell you there are flurries out there to the north of plymouth, south of plymouth, a little bit of drizzly situation in couple towns and cities and through 10:00 this morning, it is the coast that's most at risk for picking up just a couple flakes by about lunch time today, temperatures will finally go above freezing but we hang tight with the clouds. today. 5:00 p.m. this is your drive home from work, we got temperatures in the 30s, it is chilly all around for most of us upper 30s today, highs 36 to 42, warm spots will be out
massachusetts, a little patchy drizzle or flurry but mostly cloudy skies and expect rain and freezing rain and julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, where are the problem spots. >> julie: expressway still the slowest spot i'm finding this morning right around morrissey boulevard. otherwise things still relatively light, i think most of us in are in holiday mode. as we shift north of town, route
1 93 south moving just fine and leverett connector aren't seeing any major backups. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 21 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and 23 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. daniel and sara, back to you. >> daniel: breaking news overnight out of hamilton where a local man drives his car straight into a small pond. our photographer was on scene as crews pulled that car out out with
catherine parrotta is where the young man is facing charges. >> catherine: yeah, according to police he is facing four charges, including oui, speeding, operating without headlights and lane violation and was at police department and since left. this is the driver that you're looking at as leaving hamilton police department around 5:15 this morning. he is 21-year-old from beverly. his name is james chase. his father pulled up and left without a word and chase released on personal recognizance and video you're looking at from the scene of the crash and crash happened at 2:00 this morning on chebacco road. police say chase was behind the wheel and alone in the car when it crashed into the pond there. it was submerged up to its wheels. firefighters were sent in in wet suits to help get the car out. crew at the scene says the driver was able to get himself out of the vehicle. police told me it is likely the
possibly tomorrow. he won't be arraigned today, he was released on personal recognizance. police did say there's something that may have partially contributed to the crash, and our crews said the same. we will tell you more about that coming up next half hour. for now live in hamilton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: concerns from riders as the "t" runs into trouble during the first winter storm of the season. blue line passengers had to wait for shuttle buses during the evening rush hour. trains could not run between maverick and beaudoin because of tunnel. we are told it is fixed for the morning commute and trains are running as normal. yesterday a frozen switch also slowed trains on the red line during part of the morning rush. sara: several buses ran into trouble on slick streets in the back bay. route 39 buses were not able to get past the section of clarendon street. it took about an hour for crews to clear the ice and get those buses moving again. sara: weather causing
coming up the next half hour, we will show you how delays and cancellations are backing things up at logan this morning and if you're headed out the door, get the latest forecast anywhere you go with the fox25 weather app and free to download through the app store and google play. >> daniel: secret agents involved in head-on collision. director joseph clancy says this happened at route 16 on 7:30 last night. the two cars were driving on opposite sides of the road when one crossed the double yellow line and hit the vehicle with the secret service agents inside they were taken to the hospital with serious injuries and driver of the other car died at the scene. now, it is unclear this morning who the agents were assigned to. >> sara: this morning a break in unsolved kidnapping case. two years ago this man taken to his home in avon and now the family tells fox25 the remains have been found. fox25 jessica reyes live at avon with new details.
found in upton this week. >> jessica: that's right, sara we spoke with the father of james robertson last night and he confirmed his son's remains have been found over the weekend and searching for him two years now and family was passing out flyers to hunters at blue hills reservation and target did confirm the remains were found in upton. robertson last seen to his parents' home and two men came there for probation-related drug test, robertson was on probation for breaking and entering in dedham at the time and four men have been charged in disappearance. alfred ricci of canton and scott morrison of norfolk, they were accused of showing up, dressed up as police officers that day. two of them took robertson to
allegedly orchestrated the entire kidnapping. michael schoener, who's a former dedham police officer, he is charged with providing them with his badge and handcuffs for the kidnapping. we understand that the charges against all four of them could now be upgraded now that robertson's remains have been found. for now live in avon this morning, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> daniel: new this morning earthquake shakes part of canada overnight. victoria is coastal city in british columbia 85 miles northeast of seattle. the quake measured magnitude of 4.9. officials say there's no danger of a tsunami and no reported injuries that is and earthquake hit southern california yesterday and jarred some residents but no serious damage reported or injuries in that earthquake either. >> sara: this morning boston police searching for a vehicle spotted leaving mattapan. this was breaking yesterday in 9:00 a.m. newscast. two young men shot on wilmore street new blue hill avenue.
hours later. police say witnesses saw a black acura speeding away from the area just after the shooting. >> sara: refer police now searching for a second suspect in a double-murder earlier this month. police say 36-year-old everett want wanted for murder. man and woman shot to death and third person injured. another suspect, michael deleon, arrested after the shooting, and being held without bail. >> daniel: deadly crash on christmas eve has many people in one local town calling for safer interceptions. karen evers was leaving the holliston public library steps from the crosswalk on washington street last wednesday afternoon. state police say an out-of-state driver struck and killed her. many of the towns say these crosswalks on washington street aren't cutting it, especially at night. her family believes lit crossing signs or traffic light could have prevented the loss. >> they should look at the crosswalk situation there and
somebody else gets killed. it could be a kid, it could be another mother. >> daniel: member of board of selectmen will discuss the crosswalk concerns at next meeting in early january. police are discussing whether the driver will face charges. >> sara: police tell us privately contract plow hit a man and woman in the parking lot of the peasant lane mall. victims are 29 years old and police say taken to nearby hospital and expected to be okay the driver has not been charged. sara: car and plow nearly rash into each other in andover driver. michael mccullom accused of this morning. he and plow driver got out of vehicles and began arguing after almost collided near the apartment building. that's when police say mccullom flashed the gun and attorney is arguing the plow
on the road. >> his license had been suspended and driving dump truck with suspended license. >> sara: police say mccullom initially told officers it was a bb gun but later admitted it was a 9-millimeter. he says he shouldn't have lied but claims the plow driver punched him first. mccullom is married father of three and dangerousness hearing set tomorrow. >> daniel: massachusetts family who lost a son in war in iraq is dealing with devastating fire. flames damaged the o'haire family home yesterday morning. dozen children live in the home and all were asleep at the time. marine lance corporal walter o'haire was killed in action and his mother is grateful no was hurt in the fire. >> glad we didn't lose another person. i guess i will get by.
account has been set up to help the family recover from a fire. >> sara: officers being called heroes for saving an entire family. they were working overnight shift when they responded to home on mechanic street for report of a loud noise. when they arrived they heard what sounded like an alarm and officers pounded on the door and woke up the homeowners. once inside they realized the house is full of carbon monoxide. >> if that were my family, especially being the holidays, i would want the officer on scene to go through every avenue to make sure every person inside the house was safe. >> sara: the family of five had just moved into the house. the parents say they believe the carbon monoxide came from a brand-new gas fireplace which they used for the first time that night. >> julie: check traffic and weather every ten minutes. be careful of some icy conditions on the roads though. shiri? >> shiri: all because temperatures so cold this
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>> sara: mother and son on the run and now caught. ethan couch expected back in the u.s. wednesday. he was apprehended monday in puerto vallarta monday in mexico with his mom after the pair went missing in mid-december. >> reporter: they have in the process of being or have already in marshall service. >> sara: they disappeared that showed them apparently violating
manslaughter. the case now infamous after his lawyer said he suffered from affluenza, essentially being a rich kid with no limits. drunk driving crash that killed four people ten years probation with no jail time. >> i think it is particularly satisfying to the families that his mother tanya may have committed a crime and finally held accountable as well. >> sara: tonya couch faces charges of hindering apprehension which carries a sentence of two to ten years in jail. as for her son, authorities don't know yet how they will proceed against him. at the moment the most severe punishment he faces is 120 days in jail. sara: changes are coming to the chicago police department city's mayor expected to make announcement today about the new way the officers will train officers. changes including every officer
there have been several protest calls for the mayor to resign following the release of video of officer shooting a black man 16 times and last week accidental shooting death of a woman during a domestic disturbance response. >> daniel: in cleveland activists say they will continue to protest today over a grand jury's decision not to indict two officers in the deadly shooting of 12-year-old boy. about 100 people march through the city yesterday. 12-year-old tamir rice was carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun when an officer shot and killed him twenty-second after he stepped out of his police cruiser. daniel: actor from the tv show glee arrested on pornography yesterday in los angeles and knocked on his door but when no one answered they used a battery ram to get inside the home and appeared sailing appeared to be shocked
than 1,000 images of, quote, child sexual exploitation on his computer. he was on glee from 2009 until the show ended erika this year. >> daniel: >> julie: things looking good out there if you don't consider the ice on the road. volume light route 1 on 93 south and many of us on holiday valley ski area mode and slowing around morrissey boulevard and as you could see live look at the zakim, lots of room in the zakim and ten minutes route 3228 to the brant split, 11 minutes on 24 from 106 to 128, 13 minutes on 95 as you approach 128. fox25 storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear joins us now and we have been reminding people to take it slow out there because there are icy spots. >> daniel: >> shiri: good thing no more snow or sleet and just under an inch in boston, just under an inch and a half in worcester and that's it for the season so far,
not snow and sleet this morning, ice that i'm worried about because we have a little bit of drizzle, got a couple flurries and got a little bit of fog and result is going to be maintaining moisture at the ground which could freeze, turn slick, so you got to be careful onun treated roads. otherwise lots of drive times today and lots of clouds today. overnight we got rain and icing that's going to move back into the area and for the time being got a come snowflakes north shore and form of flurries. . we are seeing mostly cloudy skies, visibility is okay, wind chill factor down to 16, feels like teens this morning with the breeze. still freezing at noon time today, we only crawl middle 30s there versus boston at 36 and couple degrees warmer this afternoon with high around 37, pretty late in the day. even plymouth at 30 right now, you will gain a couple more degrees down there, there's the little bit of fog i have been
and temperatures end up being close to 40 for the second half of your wednesday here. so it is 40s in spots like plymouth, new bedford, down at cape and islands, boston and norwood at 38 , bedford 36, beverly 36, lawrence middle 30s for you, back through worcester, fitchburg, even in southern new hampshire, only lower 30s, so nashua and portsmouth, nashua, you could end up being freezing all day long. lots of clouds but not much in the way of wet weather. i think there's going to be a come of sprinkles out there today, couple of snowflakes mixing in as well, just doesn't amount to very much until we hit about seven or 10:00 tonight and that's when rain comes in, pink you see will be freezing rain because all falling as liquid tonight but we have some spots that will be close to freezing and that's why we have a freezing rain advisory and new hampshire and wouldn't be
further closer to 128 as we head into the -- a little closer to temperatures so close to freezing overnight in spots like lawrence and bedford, do not 32 because that means that we could be looking at icy spots, even there overnight but temperatures tomorrow get back into the middle 40s, going to warm up, also going to brighten up and, clouds break apart, brighten up, high 41 and overnight low about 30 and that's what we are talking for new year's eve and winter classic will be a big event for many of you, 39 at gillette on friday 1:00 p.m. going to be chilly, going to be partly cloudy, dress for winter. over the weekend as well, wake up temps in the 20s, highs around 40, breezy and partly sunny. back to you. >> daniel: good news from
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>> daniel: two robot dogs in waltham have been scrapped because too loud and can't follow troops without help. each machine cost $2 million to make and designed to carry up to 400 pounds while walking over heavy terrain. tested by marine base in hawaii. over to you, sara and julie. >> julie: check this out, president obama spending quality time with the one and only jerry seinfeld. take a listen. >> white house. >> may i speak with the president, please? >> speaking. >> i didn't know president obama
but that is seinfeld calling the president directly. it is part of web-based series comedians and cars getting coffee, which is a great series. president doesn't usually get a chance to get behind the wheel himself but in this episode he drives seinfeld around the white house as you could see in the picture. >> sara: how badly do you want to be wedged between them and part of the conversation. >> julie: we will be able to get glimpse of it on crackle.com and airs tonight. >> sara: net flix wants to help kids get to bed early on new year's eve. they have kid friendly countdown they did this last year. >> julie: most parents want kids to go to bed early.
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>> sara: follow breaking news out of hamilton and 21-year-old man drove his car straight into a small pond. we now know he is being charged with operating under the influence. coming up in a live report, how crews had to brave the freezing cold water to get that car out. good morning, everyone. thank you so much for staying with us. i'm sara underwood. >> daniel: i'm daniel miller in for gene lavanchy along with julie grauert here and shiri
weather we have first time since march. >> shiri: first time since march temperatures have been quite this low, snacks you when you walk outside, dose of reality. it is not near normal to have 70 degree temperatures like we did last week and we have fog on the map in plymouth, new bedford, worcester, it is not dense fog but out there and, of course, adds extra little bit of moisture that could possibly freeze on the grouped and new bedford 30 , same in taunton, anington 27, norwood 26, you know what we have on the map from boxford over to newbury down to malden, i have a couple flurries out there with temperature in the lower 20s if you can believe it, worcester at 23 , tyngsborough 25, bedford, new hampshire at 24 and going to be a chilly day, don't be surprised to see a couple flurries out there or this afternoon and in southeastern massachusetts. even a couple of sprinkles, but overall cloudy and dry. so at noon 34
to that freezing point, 37 at 3:00 p.m. and by 7:00 this evening, the risk for rain starts to jump, so going to time out the rain and ice threat coming up. back over to julie right now for a check on the roads. >> julie: right now volume extremely light. issue i have been watching all morning ice lingering on the road. as you could see route 193 south moving along bright green in the traffic flows, even the pike moving along great from framingham through the weston tolls and this is what you will encounter there you bryant right now. nothing slowing you down. besides, those ice patches. 24 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass ave, ten minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 22 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. sara and daniel, back to you. >> sara: all right, julie. weather causing huge problems at airports across the country and logan is no different. fox25 michael henrich live at logan airport with people who have been waiting days and days
there have been so many issues with weather problems and now people are going to have to wait to get home. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning. it has been a frustrating couples of days for many of people inside logan airport. many have made several trips trying to get home. come trips i'm aware of, 5:00 a.m. flight that was supposed to go to house continue continue -- houston and 6:00 a.m. to cincinnati. board doesn't tell the whole story. hour ago we heard a potential travel nightmare story when i was inside. couple tells me they are trying desperately to try to get home in time for new year's which is a big deal for their family. they were supposed to leave 15 minutes ago and crash
and after printing out their boarding passes yesterday, they say delta done even see them in their system. >> worried that hopefully we can catch international flight in detroit. >> this line is not moving. we have
been in this line for an hour and we have moved maybe 4 feet. >> michael: even still they are not alone. the backlog of people trying to get home from boston is significant because of the bad weather that spread across parts of the controversy. -- country. yesterday at logan 350 delays and 600 flights canceled. we will keep an eye on the airport, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: local insurance company says they made alarming error. tufts made automated phone calls to 10,000 senior citizens early yesterday morning. call were made between three and
they were supposed to go out between three and 5:00 in the afternoon. the calls were reminders for people over 65 to get their flu shot. >> daniel: back to breaking news in hamilton where 21-year-old man is facing oui charges after he drove his car into a small pond overnight. fox25 catherine parrotta is live outside of the police station in hamilton where, catherine, the young man was booked before sunrise. >> catherine: that's correct, daniel. he will face four charges including oui, speeding, not operating with headlights and also a lane violation. he was released on personal recognizance but all stemming from this crash, video of the crash, take look at the video right now. this happened before 2:00 this morning and location of this is chebacco road here in hamilton and car you see in this video was driven by 21-year-old james chase of beverly, crashed into the pond there. firefighters were sent in wearing wet suits to help get
police tell me it was submerged only to about its wheels. according to crew at the scene, driver was able to get himself out, crew also says the rooted where this happened was narrow, winding and covered with ice. police say that partially contributed to this crash and police do tell me the driver will be arraigned likely tomorrow, they say it is very unlikely it would happen today. again, the driver released on personal recognizance early this morning, and we were here when he left the police department and we will have video of that coming up next half hour. live in hamilton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> daniel: >> sara: new this morning boston police commissioner says there are no incredible threats during new year's eve celebrations. commissioner evans spoke with me the last hour. he says the police will be very visible during first night and no reason to believe the back bay events will not be fun for the whole family. >> obviously the public will see
but no threat to the city, encourage everyone to come down, first night always a great event. >> sara: commissioner says telephone thread was quickly investigated and quickly determined to not be incredible. >> daniel: another nfl team took steps to prevent cheating by the pats. dolphins wanted to make sure no patriots employees attachered with dolphins' equipment. four days before the game the nfl checked the visiting locker room at gillette stadium for listening devices. that happened before the pats played the new york jets. the dolphins and pats face each other again this weekend in florida. >> sara: rell testifies of massachusetts teenager killed in terror attack in israel visit the site of the tragedy. parents of ezra schwartz flew to israel on thursday.
killed last month when gunman opened fire on car stuck in traffic jam. schwartz was spending a gap here in israel after graduating from a school in brookline. on sunday his parents went to the scene where he was killed. >> daniel: questions this morning about a website that matches families with nannies. several recent cases found waltham based care.com failed to issue background checks. it came up when boston nanny arrested for stealing nearly $300,000 for the family she worked for. she spent time in jail when she registered on the website and company also dealing with lawsuits in nebraska and wisconsin by parents who say their babies were killed by care.com nannies. >> daniel: seven continues in new hampshire this morning for a man police say robbed a store with a gun. here is look at surveillance image of the suspect. police say robbery happened
street in manchester. clerk told police man was wearing a surgical mask and he walked into the store, flashed a gun and demanded cash. and here is pretty clear surveillance photo of woman wanted in a shoplifting case in milton. police say she went into the nutshell store on basset street and dumped children's clothing into her bag until it was full. when she was finished she left and came back for more. police are hoping someone will recognize her from this picture. >> sara: this morning another republican presidential candidate is pulling out of the race for his party's nomination. george pataki hasn't received any support. sara: donald trump says he plans to spend at least $2 million a week on advertising in iowa, new hampshire and south
trump leads national polls but has seen his lead dissolve in iowa where texas senator ted cruz is gaining on him. >> sara: on saturday bay state supporters of the vermont senator will begin working from office in charlestown. recent polls so sanders trailing front-runner hillary clinton by more than 25 points in the commonwealth. the massachusetts primary is on supertuesday which is march 1st. daniel: hillary clinton heading back to new hampshire in the new year as her husband hits the campaign trail on her behalf clinton made her way through the granite state yesterday holding town hall events in berlin and portsmouth and spoke about the 2 billion-dollar plan to find cure for alzheimer's. she will be back again on sunday bill clinton will visit new hampshire on monday in first campaign trip of the year and
daniel: snow storms in iowa kept most people from getting to campaign events monday but they -- that didn't start martin o'malley and one person in his audience. the man in the photo was the sole attendee at the democratic hopefully's town hall. o'malley's staff wanted to cancel the event but he says he is happy he kept it and voter showed up because he still didn't know who he wanted to support. >> sara: kennedy clan welcomes newest member. joe kennedy and wife lauren announced daughter eleanor yesterday on facebook. they plan to call her ellie and grateful for all the love and support they received. that baby is so beautiful, joey. >> julie: ger ber face. be careful of ice spots that are still on the roads.
that have been untreated. >> shiri: father wind drawing in cooler air today, winds are only about five to pen miles per hour. check out wind chills. feels like it is 16 in boston, 14 in beverly, 11 in portsmouth, new hampshire. so we are going to track a very slow warm-up after the break. >> daniel: politics of twitter the changes to the social media sites policies to stop people from making scary threats. plus?
state of emergency and activated the national guard to help first responders. rain has ended but the governor says the threat remains high. >> water levels in some locations are expected to exceed the great flood of 1993 which caused significant and widespread devastation. >> daniel: many deaths occurred when rising waters swept away cars. they will be dealing with flooding into early next week. >> sara: eight survivors in mine collapse that have been trapped underground for five days. they will trying to figure out how to get them out and say it will be very difficult. rescue workers speaking with them through the enterom system. the mine collapsed on christmas and investigation how it happened is ongoing. >> daniel: bear attacks a bow
hearing 911 call scouts made. >> i love you guys. >> daniel: that's one of the three bow scouts that watched in horror as bear grabbed the scout a cave. scouts were told to make a signal fire so emergency crews could get there. inside the cave scout leader called 911 too. >> sorry about this. >> what's that? >> sorry about all of this. about. let's get you taken care of. where are you bleeding? leg, arm? >> left arm, left leg, neck and head. he got me good. >> daniel: scout leader's friends posted on social media that he is recovering. >> julie: very glad to hear he is recovering. right now commute looking all right. route 1 and on 93 south, route 128 southbound which is typically really slow and jammed up still through lexington,
pike wide open, even expressway average speeds about 32 miles per hour and much more space between the cars than usual. live drive times, ten minutes on the expressway from the brant split to the pike. 21 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and 12 minutes on 128 northbound from 82 unfortunate avenue westwood to the weston tolls. fox25 storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear joining us and, shiri, highs just right above the freezing temperature. >> shiri: that is normal. that time of year we are not accustomed to it yet. i got a twitter report from tim saying snowing decently in boxford and directing toward ipswich, newburyport, pushing offshore and couple snowflakes involved in the forecast today. i got another burst of snow between localis and mildford, new hampshire, over to nashua
passing snowflakes and far enough south see a couple of rain drops. overall not looking at much wet weather until we hit the overnight in this system and rolls up the coastline and brings us more rain, more freezing rain and not done with the icy threat quite yet, guys. this is what it looks like as we go through the rest of your day. boston itself 26 right now under cloudy skies. of course, got wind, creating a wind chill, feels like 16 and even at 10:00 this morning, it is still below freezing at about 30 . 33 at noon time. we scoot up to 36 by 2:00 p.m. and all the while we stay mostly cloudy and again, you could see a couple rain drops, could see a couple snowflakes and that's what we have in future cast. best chance for that will be along the coastline, but you just saw we have a couple toward mildford, new hampshire, so clearly inland as well. we got enough moisture hanging tight to give us just a little bit of precipitation. most of it rolls in between
when it starts and then continues through the overnight hours. it is going to be out of here around 7:00 tomorrow morning. but the problem is even though it is all falling as rain, we got some surface temperatures that are going to be freezing, so rain falls, hits the ground, freezes up. that's freezing rain, that's what we have to watch out for tomorrow, even though it is not raining any longer 10:00 tomorrow morning we will still have potential for icy spots, specifically looking to the north and west of boston, i have freezing rain advisory north of worcester and southern new hampshire and doesn't currently extend all the way into say the lawrence or bedford area, but i am getting for my computer models a little bit of icing out that way, temperatures close to freezing, so even want you in those spots to stay very alert to some icy travel overnight tonight. these are today's, this afternoon high temperatures, 38 in boston and norwood, 34 in worcester and 40 in plymouth, but look at temperatures tonight
framingham. freezing in lawrence, lower 30s in southern new hampshire and central mass. boston luckily at 37 . so we are not necessarily going to freeze up there, but i think the suburbs are definitely a spot to use a lot of caution if you're out late tonight or early tomorrow. tomorrow though temperatures do recover nicely back into the mid-40s, slowly clear out and for the first day of the new year 41 with just a couple friday flurries and over the weekend breezy with highs around 40 both days. back to you guys. >> sara: chords we all know will soon be played again by guns and roses. a chance to see slash and axle
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