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now at 7:00, new year starts with risk of snow. >> sara: hundreds of people hour away from taking a chilly dive into the boston harbor. the century-old tradition happening this morning. >> reporter: gillette stadium into an oasis. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: number 16 lit up on
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prudential center. i'm sara underwood. >> reporter: happy new year i'm eric rasmussen in for gene lavanchy. sort of a quiet start to the morning. get ready. we might have snowflakes coming our way and shiri spear with new year's day forecast. and shiri, cold morning. >> reporter:. >> shiri: yesterday above average temperatures and we made it official, guys, warmest december on record here, just wrapped up with temperatures in boston more than 10 above average for the month. starting out this morning with some mild temperatures as you wake up this afternoon going to be pretty typical for jan standards, 36 in boston, 34 norwood, 36 in lawrence, 52 in worcester. hey, we are not all freezing this morning which is nice -- i guess nice for the first of the new year. 9:00 a.m. temperaturewise upper 30s, noon closer to 40 and on
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the north and looked at what creeped in 5:00 and continues into the evening plans. the risk for a couple flurries and snow squalls during the afternoon and evening, no snow accumulation map. it is going to be incredibly patchy and quite gusty out there, break it down in dale sara. >> sara: clean-up is on after square. thousands of spectators turned out for first night, and, of course, boston rack -- range in 2016 with fireworks. security was enhanced around the celebration. as of 11:00 last night police said there were no earlier arrests. earlier in the day bomb squad checked out a suspicious suitcase in copley square but police determined that was not a threat. sara: about 1 million people crowded into new york city's times square to watch the famous ball drop there. organizers expected worldwide viewership of more than a
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this year's ball was covered with nearly 3,000 waterford crystal triangles and 32,000led lights. the annual celebration has been going on for more than a century. >> reporter: down south atlanta, georgia since 19. 89 they have been dropping the 800-pound peach. last night was no different. and there was a small hiccup in memphis, the annual new year's eve guitar drop stalled at midnight. the guitar got sick 30 seconds. >> sara: happening today hockey fans will flock to patriots place for the winter classic as storied rivalry between the boston bruins and montreal canadians continues. michael henrich is live at gillette stadium where excitement for today's game has been growing for weeks, michael. >> michael: good morning, such an exciting day for bruins fanning and all hockey fans to
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this is spectator plaza, also known as the parking lot right outside gillette stadium, but it has truly been transformed and fill up with fans at 9:00, two hours away and a lot of activities that we will highlight them some of them throughout the morning and, of course, the big game, the winter classic against the canadians is at 1:00, and as the video shows, it took a fair amount of work to get the hockey rink ready inside the football stadium. the bruins had some of the their hosts visit them as well. patriots coach, bill belichick, lacing up the skates for a bit, rob gronkowski lacing up too and fans lacing up the experience. outstanding. see. >> michael: breaking news goalie getting in on some of the excitement with the post here. pays tribute to the patriots
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piece of equipment. we will show you that ahead this 30 minutes. for now reporting live at winter classic in foxborough, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: developing these morning in fitchburg, police are developing a very serious atv crash. just an hour ago police confirmed for us at least three people were hurt. this accident happening last night about 9:00 in ashburnham. the adult in the accident had to have a leg amputated and two children are still in the hospital this morning. we have a crew on the way to fitchburg this morning, live report coming up at 7:30. >> reporter: house goes up in flames and barn and there's still no cause. take a look at this. firefighters lined the road on main street there in spencer. telegram reports that fortunately no one was home at the time. this picture is from right behind the house. wow, look at that. the fire department says fire started in this barn on the property and then spread to the house.
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towns helped fight those flames. no one was hurt. >> sara: new this morning a deadly shooting is under investigation in new bedford. the 24-year-old victim was brought to the hospital around 7:30 last night at around the same time this was the scene on pleasant street. police comb the area after gunshots were reported here. fox25 is working to get more information about the investigation. sara: police make an arrest in murder case out of lawrence. 23-year-old joshua chavez arrested wednesday night at hotel room in salem, new hampshire. police say he shot market'sel in august of 2014. chavez also faces drug and weapons charges and being held without bail. no word when he will be back in court. >> reporter: a scary moment on the road captured on dash cam outside boston. that is ice smashing into a windshield and one of several incidents and close calls since the first winter storm.
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sent to the hospital for a similar accident. by the time you see the ice flying it is almost too late. take another look at this video from the dashboard of the man's saab 495 south near haverhill. >> carrot right side i had nowhere to go. >> somewhere the drivers stayed calm enough to safely pull over. >> glass in the back seat too. >> reporter: christine karima never had a chance. >> i saw the ice fly off the roof and there wasn't anything i could do. >> reporter: her windshield caved in smashed by another piece of ice off route 2 near the belmont arlington line. somehow she escaped with a few cuts and no one else was hurt. >> is this the first time you're seeing the car? >> yes. >> reporter: what are you thinking? >> wow. alive. >> reporter: fox25 saw it over and over again. snow and ice flying off of cars who's driver had more than enough time to do something
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>> i think it is ridiculous. take another five minutes and clean your roof. >> reporter: we spotted at least one person getting the message. >> that could do some damage. >> yeah, absolutely. >> reporter: police still haven't identified or tracked down the drive responsible for the damage and in massachusetts there isn't a specific law that requires drives to clean their cars, specifically their roofs, but state police tell us they will pull people over impeding driver and drivers can face fines of up to $200. >> sara: firefighters still searching for the cause of a dangerous roof collapse. crews had to dear down what was left of this building. this happened yesterday morning on tufts street where workers were inside doing renovations. collapse damaged nearby home and forced firefighters to evacuate a few families living in home next door. it is still unclear why the back of the building caved in but the chief did say its age could be a factor. >> thank god no one got hurt, no one got hurt and no one got killed and that's the main thing. >> sara: a few hours later
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down, the street was reopened and families were allowed to return home. sara: woman has been arrested on robbery charges a week after she held up a gas station and walgreens on christmas. she is accused of trying to hold up two different locations. they also got a call about a woman causing a disturbance three days later at a restaurant with wound up being a to toy hand gun and she is facing charges. >> anchor: new year's eve show went on despite the billowing smoke. it went up in flames two hours before the celebration. it is near the world's tallest skyscraper. 16 people were hurt including
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attack. it was like a stampede people trying to get out of the building. >> music was playing and all of a sudden saw the flames and all of a sudden everyone was focused. >> anchor: took firefighters four hours to put out the massive fire. there's no indication terrorism was involved. >> sara: new this morning massachusetts voters are pushing for a november ballot question to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana. the law would limit use to people 21 and older and prohibit public use. marijuana sales would be overseen through a new agency similar to the commission that controls alcohol. the campaign pushing this legislation plans to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars including tv ads. >> anchor: 370 soldiers expected to return home to new hampshire. the soldiers have spent the last week in fort bliss in texas preparing to come back. some were deployed earlier this year for an army training
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will return to new hampshire tomorrow morning. >> learned in the 28 years you lead with compassion. it is not -- some people think you lead with strength and losing charge, that's the worst thing you could do. you show that you're with them and want to build a better quality of life with the community. when you do that with compassion, you end up with a better city. >> anchor: we apologize for a mix-up there. what you heard was medford outgoing mayor michael mcglen, he spent 28 years in office and last day was yesterday. he said his time to step away from the job he dreamed of having since he was a kid with lynn's father, john, also there. >> sara: happening this morning a century old new year's day tradition hour away from kicking off. taking annual dive into boston harbor.
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event. 600 people are expected to take the cold plunge and brownies are the oldest polar bear swimming club in the country. they are a hardy crew. the harbor is 44 and turning into an icicle thinking about it. >> shiri: very, very brave souls. if you are heading out right now, watered temperature, warmer than the air temperature, 34 right now at 8:00 a.m. 35 3:89 a.m., and tracking not just warm-up today but incoming snowflakes today and through the weekend. timeline next. >> anchor: shiri, new year means new laws. the boost massachusetts workers will see in the paychecks.
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>> sara: president obama was expressing urgency for list of steps he can take on his own and executive action is being described as imminent and expected in the coming days. >> eric: the race to the white house continues this morning and ben carson starting the new year without his campaign manager and 20 other staff members who all quit. meanwhile, republican front-runner donald trump is stepping up his attacks against
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fox25 vanessa welch explains how the race is shaping up to start 2016. >> reporter: jeb bush spent $63 million and at the bottom of the polls. i have spent almost nothing and i'm at the top. win. the attack comes as bush cancels ad buys in iowa and south carolina and refocusing strategy. >> last ditch effort to save the campaign's life. >> reporter: for trump a new claim on clinton after claiming hillary clinton sexism and using gop war on women. >> it will hurt hillary and if trump is talking about it the media will talk about itrity $20 million during the last three months. he will having raised more than
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he has eclipsed many competitors including new jersey governor chris christie. >> i'm here to win your vote and confidence on february 1st. >> eric: marco rubio had bus tour ended in iowa and some question if he is spending enough time on the ground campaigning. >> sara: dumping 5,000 e-mails from hillary clinton's server. so far more than 40,000 e-mails have been released since june. judge ordered all of clinton's e-mails to be public. this batch had interesting topics. among them hillary clinton's kids, her hair and photo of clinton wearing sunglasses on an airplane. >> eric: apple fans on lookout for all new iphone on 2016. that's new. iphone seven expected sometime in the fall. some fan sites predicting the new phone will be getting thinner than ever by getting rid of the head phone jack and rely
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and apple may refocus on computers. >> eric: department of justice investigating blue bell ice cream after deadly listeria outbreak over the summer. 2013 the company was aware that at least one plant was contaminated and other problems including unsanitary equipment and condensation dripping directly into the ice cream. last april blue bell shut down all three production facilities and all ice cream was recalled. the justice department now says it is trying to find out what the management knew and when they knew it. >> shiri: weather time here as we head toward the weekend and of course for the new year we do have a new pattern one that is not nearly as warm as it was for december. so we are finally cooling down here, we will see normal january temperatures this afternoon, actually kicking off the day a little bit warmer. normal to wake up to the 20s. i got 30s on the map this morning.
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to watch out for about 1:00 this afternoon, straight through the evening hours, very hit or miss and better chance see snow sunday night, through the day monday and even into tuesday morning, specifically at the coast. so current conditions right now, kind of quiet out there, definitely cloudy start to the day, 36 . your temperature right now in the boston area. let me pull that back for you. 32 out toward worcester, 35 in fitchburg, we got norwood at 34 but here is the deal. in boston where it is 36, i don't have any kind of fog or anything of the sort, but i have a breeze at 12 miles per hour, making it feel like it is only 28 , and you can see as we travel over the next couple of hours, we got temperatures that are going to get up to about 40 in the city this afternoon under partly cloudy skies. now, there will be that risk for flurries. i'm seeing that especially toward somewhere like worcester this afternoon. so we will have to pay close attention to that. here is breakdown with the future cast. you can see as we hit about 4:00 this afternoon, in come some
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all day long though you're going to find a little more cloud cover north of the pike verses south of the pike where it bright ends up a little bit better, but by 4:00 p.m. we have flurries on the map, where you see the bands of snow, that's not set in stone, that's not a guarantee but across southern new england. we have a risk for snow squalls which is the brief burst of snow there, incredibly short lived, only impact one or two communities. very notorious for being very difficult to forecast but they could dump a quick coating to inch of snow. very, very localized, not a guarantee, but it is something i want you to be careful for because it can definitely slicken up the roadways and cause near-zero visibility in an instant here, partly cloudy, fort boston, 41 in norwood, 42 in plymouth, 43 hyannis but we got upper 30s from lawrence to bedford up to the sea coast and rest of southern new hampshire, fitchburg 38, worcester only 34 later on today. highs over the weekend though we
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tomorrow but we got about 40 on sunday, upper 30s in hyannis as well for the day tomorrow, tends to be a little bit brighter than most clouds you will find around on sunday at 42 , worcester 34 tomorrow 36 on sunday and we have some accumulation as you head into northern new england for the weekend. see that's where most of the snow stays focused during the day tomorrow. locally we will see some bright conditions, going to be a a little bit cold but nothing that's unusual here in january. as you wake up on sunday morning there will be more cloud cover, especially north of boston and those clouds will be sevenning southward during the course of the day. we got this cold front coming to town, actually will pull in the coolest air we have seen so far this winter, and along the front we have a potential for a couple of snow showers looking more at sunday night and again during the day on monday for some minor accumulation around town and 7-day forecast with weekend in
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30 and 40s and watching snow showers at 30 , look at it is tuesday. might be bright but wake up 10 , 24 the high. back to you guys. >> sara: all right, shiri. new study finds that more and more people are being sent to the hospital because of their phones. coming up the health dangers of walking and texting. >> eric: plus president obama shares a cup of joe with a
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>> sara: water moving down the mississippi moving down street and crews are working hard for it to take over the highway there and flood waters have already swallowed or washed away homes. the national guard has been called in to rescue thousands of terrified residents. >> it is pretty scary. >> sara: at least 14 people have been killed in missouri.
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victim drove right into flood watered. >> eric: president obama showing is sense of humor. comedians in cars getting coffee with jerry seinfeld. >> eric: they revealed lots of things like his favorite food is nachos. eric: facebook glitch simply making web go crazy. why thousands of users getting bizarre message have the social
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: ringing in new year around the globe. >> eric: sydney fireworks in the harbor. >> sara: taipei 101 tower became the focus of the celebrations. the building just bursting with fireworks. >> sara: happy new year i'm sara underwood. >> eric: i'm eric rasmussen. very winter like weather on the way. here is shiri spear with timing for both some sunshine and snow today. >> shiri: 36 right now in boston under cloudy skies, 35 in watertown but we have several spots back down to the freezing point in sharon and norton, wellesley, all at 30, lawrence
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, same in worcester, 32 in jeffrey, new hampshire and breaking up a little bit over southern new hampshire but hanging tight over southeastern massachusetts. 36 right now in marshfield, 37 in sandwich and 39 in nantucket. but the clouds are out for the middle of the day, we are going to find things brightening up and now cloudy in boston and noon time dry and 39 with definite breaks in the clouds. 3:00 p.m. we are going to see some more clouds moving in, especially north and west of boston, winds gusting up around 30 miles per hour, high close to 40 today and 7:00 p.m. 35 for chance of flurry or snow squall, not overwhelming amount and i have the timeline coming up and any of you looking forward to the winter classic today at gillette, i have chilly and partly cloudy conditions with the temperatures around 38. >> sara: after the clouds comes a clean-up in copley square. thousands of spectators turned
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included fireworks over the common. >> eric: a atv accident where one person even lost a leg. >> jessica: state police told us adult lost leg, five and have video from the scene last night. take look, it all happens around 9:00 we understand on ashburnham road and they have to have the leg amputated and two others are still in the investigation this morning. under investigation by state police and we are looking to bring you more details this morning, including the names and conditions of these victims as soon as we get that information
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that right along to you. for now live in fitchburg, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: hockey fans will flock to patriots place for the winter classic. fox25 michael henrich live at gillette stadium where the excitement for today's game has been growing for weeks, michael. >> michael: mine has been growing all morning because i'm here in the spectator plaza outside gillette stadium. that's amazing. turned back into a ten-year-old here and thankfully one of the organizers kind enough to play me here on live tv and i won't bore you with the whole game, waiting for the actual winter classic to start at 1:00 here at gillette stadium against the montreal canadians. should be a fantastic time, even though marchand won't be on the ice. i know breaking news fans upset about that. take look of video.
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inside the football stadium, really neat thing to see the time lapse of all the effort that was put in to making that possible. bruins also paying homage to their host a little bit, goalie enjoying the winter classic experience at gillette by paying tribute to the patriots championship ways with a special helmet, featuring tom brady on one side and rob gronkowski and julian edelman on the other. as for the fans, those here at spectator plaza, they are living up the experience. >> even at you don't plain hockey, it is still a fun experience, just have fun and being near the stadium and all of that. >> back out here live to spectator plaza. see if the mini bruins can score can i bring it home? rejected.
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what are you doing here. he was supposed to let me score. minutes. for now live at gillette, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> security around the globe on high alert as we ring in 2016 in munich warnings of, quote, imminent threat evacuated yesterday. police say there was incredible information for isis suicide attack involving multiple people during celebrations. people warned to stay away from crowds and large gatherings. eric: closer to home a rochester, new york man accused of trying to help isis by starting restaurant and bar this isis. overseas from isis member and members say they are shocked by the charges.
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nice to all the people in the neighborhood but never said much he kept to himself. >> he is a street kid. not hard core terrorist. jumped on bandwagon being stupid. >> eric: if convicted he is facing up to 20 years in prison and up to $250,000 fine. eric: hundreds of people range in protest. this is group as black lives matter protest the death of african-americans and police incidents. the recent decision not to indict anyone in two high-profile cases part of what brought people out. >> tamir rice can't celebrate, conversation keep people thinking and talking about it and acting too. >> eric: protesters walked for several blocks and police were ready for the protest to expect drivers to have rolling road closures. >> sara: deadly shooting under investigation in new bedford.
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was brought to the hospital at around 7:30 last night at around the same time this was the scene on pleasant street. police comb the area after gunshots were reported here. fox25 is working to get more investigation. and this morning police in charlton are hoping someone recognizes this man. david bassero wanted for rape and other charges. detectives are hoping bassero turns himself in. sara: police in mattapan still looking for suspects in deadly shooting. killed tuesday. street. police say two men opened fire on morales and another man. >> eric: house went up in flames at 244 main street. home at the time. fire department says it started in a barn on the property and then spread to the house. firefighters from surrounding
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flames. nobody was hurt. eric: state association of fire chiefs lobbying lawmaker for bill that would give them more than a million dollars in funding to help fight the state's heroin crisis. money would train first responders to talk to overdose victims about recovery and also pay for regional drug crownsers that could respond along with crews to suspected overdoses. emergency responders say while many believe narcan is the best weapon to fight heroin, some users see it as a safety net. some say it would be better used to open more recovery centers with detox beds.
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selling her -- heroin to undercover officer with her grandson with her. >> sara: looking at bank robbery that happened just before noon yesterday at middlesex savings bank. police say the pair ordered everyone in the bank to get on the ground and then took off with cash. no weapons were shown. officer patrolling the area chased after the suspects but they took off in dark-colored volkswagen and no one was hurt. sara: high school hazing incident involving a football team. the lowell sun reports it has won a court case with unredacted version the released. improperly blacked out most of the information and documents regarding ate student's intention to sue during a
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student was allegedly assaulted with a broomstick by players on the team there. >> sara: with new year comes a new minimum wage in massachusetts. second of three annual increases. >> eric: pay hike makes massachusetts tied with california for the highest minimum wage in the country. hopkinton based tech firm emc will be laying off employees as part of company restructuring. the boston business journal reports cuts come as company taken over by dell, 67 billion-dollar deal struck earlier this year. the number of jobs being cut has not been announced but the company reports the layoffs would be, quote, substantially complete by early 2016. emc has 9,700 employees in the state.
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so not all that strong. wind chill going to beun comfortable. 28 in boston right now and with wind gusting 30 miles per hour, wind chills stay at or below freezing most of the day. >> eric: weather we are having incredible footage. ice crashing through driver's windshield and this isn't the only similar incident. still ahead it is not the safety risk. why not clearing your roof could have you in trouble with the law. >> sara: another distractive danger that could land you in
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>> sara: a florida woman dead shot and killed by her own mother. happened tuesday in st. cloud. homeowner was asleep in her bed when she thought she heard intrudener her house and quickly approached her.
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out the to be her own daughter. daughter died from her injury and daughter also hospitalized. police say based on evidence they are calling the shooting a tragic accident. >> eric: there's a dangerous new trend when using your phone and walking pep turns out distracted walking can be deadly fox news correspondent has the latest statistics. >> reporter: smartphones can help people hear around the world and that's good but it is hard to see what's in front of them and that's bad, even deadly smartphones contribute to this troubling trend, pedestrian being killed every two hours in the united states. and for the first time this year the national safety council listed distracted walking as category in its injury report. the governor's highway safety association is even using a new name for people that text and walk borrowed from the website
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petextrian. >> people can fall into potholes, walk into accidents. >> reporter: last week a man in california walked off a cliff because his eyes were on device and not the sharp walks below. pedestrians have been killed in new york. >> we all have a role to play, motor motor vehiclists and cyclists and pedestrians. >> reporter: no big plans to do anything differently in 2016. >> i will look at the phone and cross the street. >> worst you run into somebody else and don't have to worry about vehicles. >> it is a bad habit. >> reporter: may be hard to start texting on the go and
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ignore. maybe people don't believe but maybe people will look up to numbers mentioned national report on their phones. peter ducey, fox news. >> shiri: and, of course, heading into the weekend here and heading into the weekend with clouds early this morning. 36 your temperature right now. we got wind at 12 miles per hour making a westboro baptist church of 28 . does feel kind of cool out there as you wake up this morning, temperature trend in boston was one that kept us in the upper 30s through 11:00 this morning, by 1:00 p.m. 40 will be partly cloudy as we go, but there's the risk for late flurry activity not just in boston but really across southern new england, so i know we are kind of downplaying it here with hour-by-hour forecast and that's just because we are going to be incredibly patchy. so at 9:00 this morning in plymouth 37 and 1:00 p.m. we are at about 42 and it is going to brighten up pretty nicely
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including ipswich, you could see we have sunshine in place by late-morning, highs in the upper 30s there, but worcester will be cool, can see temperatures hovering in the low it had mid-30s all day long and going to be one of the spots prone to couple flurries or snow snow squalls as well as southern new hampshire and nashua, new hampshire get up to 30s in society for christian activities rolling through friday morning early afternoon there's just mix of sun and clouds, guys. look nice, feel nice, other than wind chill we have. 5:00 p.m. we start seeing the flurries pop up and see the deeper shading, that's denoting quick passing snow squall, quick burst of heavy snow. does not last long but huge number of visibility and get minor accumulation and couple slippery spots because of that expected later today. this is not set in stone and the problem is very hard to nail down exactly where it would pop up in southern new england and
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midnight tonight and end up drying out and nicely into saturday morning. saturday will get started with partly sunny skies, notice northern new england, we see a couple snow showers right into sunday. sunday will be the more likely day for accumulation, even more locally as sags southward and pick up north to south on sunday and have to include the risk for late flurries and again a couple snow showers, much better chance as we get into the monday. for today 40 in boston, 38 in lawrence, 39 in framingham, 42 in plymouth but we got the 30s for highs at 34 in worcester this afternoon, 38 in fitchburg and about 35 in keene, new hampshire. over the weekend though boston 39 tomorrow, a brighter forecast and sunday where we have to add some clouds at about 40 . we will see similar temperature from beverly down to plymouth, so along the coastline, cape upper 30s tomorrow, lower 40s on sunday and for worcester middle 30s both days, upper 30s nashua both days.
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always in view because we got risk for snow continuing, not sunday but monday and i want to talk about this here and monday wake up to 32, ocean effect snow showers which means we are facing minor accumulations possibly at the coastline, not set in stone, still a lot to work out with the forecast. tuesday brightens out real cold, waking up to single digits, wind chills below zero by tuesday morning. back to you guys. >> eric: something to look out for. thanks, shiri. facebook ran into an interesting problem. facebook has been telling people to celebrate 46 years of friendship. developers say it was a computer bug where the cytokine fused everyone's start date of friendship for zero. take a look at this. fox25 michael henrich, he got the messaging and posted to instagram.
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networking site. >> sara: you have to be friends sense 1969 for that the to be accurate. >> eric: get facebook to tell us we are younger. >> sara: facebook you're drunk, go home. >> eric: that time of year. >> sara: just not sorry extension helps people using phrases and e-mails using less confident or assertive. works by underlining words like sorry, actually and just. it was developed by a group of software developers who empower female leaders by communicating more confidently. >> eric: talk about having confidence. 30 minutes away from a century old new year''s day tradition. look at polar bear plunge. >> sara: some officers are being told to run and hide.
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>> sara: pennsylvania shows a terrifying woman making a run for it after being carjacked and kidnapped. this man that police believed kidnapped a woman and stole her car after trying to steal three others is now in custody. stole a woman's car at this gas station, threatened her and took off with the victim still in her car. more than hour later pair stopped at another gas station. that's when security videos show another woman making run for it and terrified and yelling for help. she hid and police were able to catch up to the suspect when he crashed the car. >> eric: hundreds of busy police officers want to change a policy that does not allow them that carry guns. in the event of active shooter situation, officers are instructed to run and hide. the policy affects near low 300 so-called aviation security officers at o'hare and midway airports. other chicago police officers assigned to the airport do carry guns. union representing the aviation
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and hide simply goes against their training as police. eric: start of the new year brings new family policy in china. one child restriction is now over. chinese couples are now at lloyd to have two children legally without any fines. before today fines for a second than $30,000. new policy comes as china is dealing with aging population and shrinking workforce. >> sara: happening today the twenty-seventh annual rose bowl kicks off at 8:00 a.m. it is held every year in pasadena, california. officials there have ramped up security for an estimated crowd of 700,000. folks were already lining up along the parade route early yesterday morning speaking out the best spots to see these gorgeous floats. >> eric: back here closer to home. three people in atv crash. fox25 working to give more
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hooray horrific crash. >> shiri: we have decent chance for flurries around town this afternoon and slight chance of snow squall or a little bit of patchy coating out there because of these i will time out the risk when we come back. >> sara: plus the day hockey fans have been waiting door.
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>> shiri: flakes today and over the weekend. >> sara: developing news in fitchburg where three people including two children are hurt in an atv crash. new details from police on very serious injuries. >> eric: plus gillette stadium transformed into a winter oasis for today's winter classic. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: a beautiful sight as number 16 lit up on the side of boston's prudential center minutes after the city celebrates. good morning, everybody, and happy new year to you, thank you for staying with us, i'm sara underwood. >> eric: i'm eric rasmussen in this morning for gene lavanchy. good morning, everybody, we could see moor snowflakes coming our way. shiri spear now with the new
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shiri, cold morning. >> >> shiri: yesterday numbers in, 2014 warmest december on record, more than 10 above average. today though expecting pretty seasonable afternoon temperatures. we are actually starting out the day a little bit on the mild side, mostly cloud and he 36 in boston, 34 in plymouth, 35 in beverly. we got some freezing spots worcester right now at 42 and looking pretty good there from the south shore and cape and islands, couple more breaks in the clouds with temps also in the 30s. temperaturewise the next couple of hours, get 40 at noon time, clouds do break apart. this i suspect will be the brightest time of your day, right around noon time because during the afternoon we got more clouds that end up filling in and bringing with it the potential for a couple of snowflakes out there, so you can see snow on the map here, that is the risk anywhere in southern new england for a couple of flurries, even a very quick passing snow squall, 36, 44
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flurries and snow squall, also gusts up around 30 miles per hour, we will break down the timeline on those. sara, back to you. >> sara: all right, the clean-up is on at boston's first night in copley square. thousands of spectators turned out for first night and, of course, boston range in 2016 with fireworks bursting over the common. security and police controls enhanced around the celebration. as of 11:00 last night police said there were no arrests and earlier in the day the bomb squad checked out a suspicious suitcase in copley square but police quickly determined there was no threat. sara: about million people crowded into times to watch the famous ball drop. organizers expected worldwide viewership of more than a billion. this year's ball is covered with nearly 3,000 waterford crystal triangles and more than 32,000led lights. the annual celebration has been going on for more than a century. >> eric: to the south atlanta, georgia taking slightly different approach to the new year.
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dropping 800-pound beach. there it goes. last night no different. there was a small hiccup in memphis. annual new year's eve guitar drop stalled midnight and guitar got stuck, don't think we have to change a string. thirty-second for it all to start falling. this morning. two young children and an adult are hurt after an atv crash in fitchburg. fox25 jessica reyes live there in fitchburg, and jessica, hearing one of the victims even lost a leg. >> jessica: five-year-old, six-year-old, were badly hurt in this crash. we have some video for the scene this all happened around 9:00 last night in fitchburg on ashburnham road. state police tell us the adult involved had to have a leg amputated and two children are still in the hospital this morning. this is all under investigation by state police out of the troop in holden, working to get some
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morning, including the names of these victims and how they are doing this morning. also if anyone else was hurt in this as soon as we get that information we pass it right along to you. for now live in fitchburg, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: happening today hockey fans will flock to patriots place for the winter classic as storied rivalry between the boston breaking news and montreal canadiens continues fox25 michael henrich live at gillette stadium where excitement for today's game has been growing for weeks. >> michael: you don't need a ticket to have fun outside gillette stadium. we are live inside the spectator plaza area. in this particular bridgestone they have a pretty awesome thing going, dress here and dive into a foam hit which i'm sure many of you may or may not like to see me do. let's get to the story first, guys. let's get to the story first. winter classic 1:00 p.m. canadiens-bruins going to be amazing.
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to show them setting the hockey rink up inside gillette stadium, inside on the football field there, pretty neat video there, and ited had pretty famous guests as well. hosts, one of the hosts, bill belichick, patriots coach, lacing up skates going on the ice with the bruins coach having a good time. the fans out in spectator plaza also just living up this experience. >> huge bruins fans, love them. down go the canadiens. experience for everyone to see. >> michael: it is new year's day. we are here to have a little bit of fun. let's see if i can get this puck in. hey, lost my puck. see what real goalie doing, special piece of equipment bruins have on hand, stay tuned and 30 minutes and by then hopely i will get out of the pit
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back to you flicker nice save. switching gears, house and barn go up in flames and this morning there's still no cause. take look at massive flames. firefighters line the road in front of the house on main street. telegram reports fortunately no one was home at the time. fire started at this barn on the property and firefighters from surrounding towns came in to help fight the flames. fortunately nobody was hurt. eric: scary moment on on the road. ice matching into a windshield. we talked to a woman who was even sent to hospital for a similar accident. by the time you see the ice flying it is almost too late. take a look at video of dashboard from a man's saab on haverhill. >> car right side of the middle
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>> eric: somehow the driver stayed calm enough to safely pull over. >> glass in the back seat too. >> eric: christine never had a chance. >> i saw the ice start coming and there was nothing i could do. >> eric: another piece of ice off the car of route 2 near the belmont arlington line and somehow escaped with a few cuts and no one else was hurt. >> is this the first time you're seeing the car? >> yes. >> eric: what are you thinking? >> wow. i'm probably very lucky to be alive. >> reporter: fox25 saw it over and over again. snow and ice flying off the cars whose drivers had more than enough time to do something about it. >> i think it is ridiculous. clean your roof. >> reporter: we spotted at least one person getting the message. >> absolutely.
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to track down the drive that was responsible. in massachusetts there's not a specific law but they will pull people over for impedeed drivers. >> sara: crews had to tear down what was left of the morning and tufts street while workers were inside doing renovation there is. collapsed damage to nearby home and forced firefighters to evacuate just a few families living in a home next door. it is still unclear why the back of the building caved in but the chief did say its age could be a factor. >> thank god no one got hurt and no one got killed. that's the main thing. >> sara: few hours later after the building was torn down families were allowed to return home. >> eric: this morning investigators and firefighters still on the scene of massive hotel fire in dubai. despite the flames the new year's eve fireworks show went on just as planned with the building still billowing smoke.
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63 story hotel went up in flames about two hours before the midnight celebrations. the building is near the world's tallest skyscraper. 16 people were hurt, including one that had a heart attack because of smoke and overcrowding during the evacuation. witnesses say people caused a stampede trying to get out of the building. >> people laughing and you could hear them, music was playing and all of a sudden saw the flames and everyone was focused. >> >> eric: it took firefighters four hours to put the massive fire and there's no indication terrorism was involved. >> sara: happening today 370 soldiers expected to return home to new hampshire. the soldiers have spent the last week at fort bliss in texas preparing to come back. some of the soldiers were deployed to the middle east earlier this year for an army training mission there.
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to new hampshire tomorrow morning. >> sara: michael mcglynn has been in office for 28 years and he stepped away from mayor of medford. he was more than thankful to live out opportunity to live out time. >> i learned in 28 years you lead with compass -- compassion. some people think you lead with strength and that's the worst thing you could do. show that you're with them and build better quality of life through the community. when you do that through compassion you end up with a better city. >> sara: mcglynn says he plans to spend time with his grandkids and clean out the garage. that's something he told his
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>> sara: right now check out these people celebrating one of the coldest days of their lives. 600 people just dove into the cold boston harbor waters. check them out right now. they are diving in right now laughing, cheering, putting arm up saying i did it. this is a century old new year's day tradition in south boston. brownies are the oldest polar bear swimming club in the country. shiri, i know this is something you want to do. >> shiri: not a chance. 44 out there. i will tell you it is warmer than the air is right now, but man, no thank you. >> eric: brave souls there.
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plans to start 2016 with new executive action on gun control. >> sara: including gun checks on sales. president obama was expressing urgency for list of steps you he can take on his own and considered imminent. >> eric: donald trump stepping up took against jeb bush and hillary clinton. fox25 vanessa welch explains how the race is shaping up to start 2016. >> reporter: jeb bush spent $63 million and at the bottom of the polls.
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>> last ditch effort to save the campaign's life. >> reporter: hillary clinton said trump had sexism. >> reporter: it is going to hurt hillary because if trump is talking about it the media is talking about it. >> reporter: ted cruz says campaign will finish having raised more than 45 million. many competitors in iowa chris christie. >> i'm here to become number one now and win the support and win confidence and win the vote on february 1st. >> eric: a bus tour for marco rubio. >> sara: state department
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private e-mail server. so far more than 40 thousands e-mails have been released since june. judge ordered all of clinton's e-mails to be made public. this batch had interesting topic photo of hillary clinton wearing sunglasses on the plane. sara: bernie sanders encouraged ballroom to vote for him. >> eric: iphone seven expected sometime in the fall and predicting phone will be better than ever by getting rid of the head phone jack in exchange for using wireless headphones instead and apple may refocus on streamlining of line
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eric: blue bell is being investigated. as early as 2013 company was aware at least one plant was contaminated and there were other problems including unsanitary equipment and condensation dripping directly. justice department says he is trying to find out what the management knew and when they knew it. >> shiri: chance we will get snow along the coastline sunday night and tuesday morning and 36 as you wake up this morning,
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fitchburg 36 and plymouth 34 . let's take closer look at boston temperature under mostly cloudy skies. see how we have winds at 9 miles per hour making it feel like it is only 29 out there and we have a little bit of wind chill from time to time today, though i don't think it is going to be substantially lower than actual temperature readings. 38 at 10:00 a.m. in boston, noon time 39, we get up to 42:00 p.m. and temperatures start to sag and clouds break apart here and there, but once we hit the afternoon i would want to say about 4:00 p.m. in boston. we got the risk for a couple flurries and snow squalls i was mentioning the chance is going to start here in spots like worcester, manchester, new hampshire, closer to 1:00 this afternoon.
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breaking it down here and concern visibility reduced and last to 15 minutes, get a quick inch of snow, only a couple communities that we could possibly be looking at that, most of us will stay dry and see a couple flurries today but want you to stay very alert to the possibility of second half of friday here. mid-30s both days in worcester
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concord and hyannis 39 tomorrow to 42 on sunday and snow accumulation and day more likely to see a couple snowflakes only flakes popping pretty bright, sunshine scattered clouds and roll into sunday and got we got this arctic cold front and increase clouds north to south and spottedy snow showers and there are prolonged across the coastline from sunday night into monday and ocean effect snow and 22 went wake up and cool enough for snow and minor accumulation
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>> sara: group of women are suing the comedians saying he made them look like liars in sexual assault case. they want cosby's wife camille to testify because she was his business manager. camille cosby's lawyer fought the move saying marital laws protect her and it was shot down by the court and she will need to testify at the deposition scheduled for january 6th. >> eric: star wars creator misspoke when giving move rights to disney selling his kids to white slavers. he made the comment earlier this month and also mentioning he wasn't a fan of the new film and
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care of the movie. it has been breaking box office records since it was released last month. >> sara: comedians in cars getting coffee with jerry seinfeld, they never left the white house grounds. take a look. >> we will get a quick coffee, we will be right back. >> that's not possible. >> i'm doing my show. >> president is not going anywhere. back it up. >> yes, sir. >> sara: how beautiful is the car, by the way? obama revealed he blows off steam by cursing, shaves before he works out and guilty food flu sure nachos. shaves before he works out? shades face, arm?
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seinfeld cafe. >> sara: i would like to be part of the conversation. >> eric: facebook glitch is making internet go crazy. getting bizarre message from the social media giant. >> shiri: snow squalls and flurries, nothing widespread. tomorrow likely dry day but late sunday into monday, chances
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>> sara: taipei 101 tower became the focus and building bursting in fireworks. good morning, everybody, it is 8:30 on january 1st. i'm sara underwood. >> eric: i'm eric rasmussen. hope the new year is off to a good start. welcome to january and winter like weather for once on the way storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear sunshine today. >> shiri: forecast for 2016, 36 right now, boston a little frost three and freezing as you wake up norton, sharon, wrentham, dedham 32 , framingham 31 . we have each got 20s on the map in dover, new hampshire. though we are partly cloudy now, clouds will tend to thin out as we travel through the morning hours from north to south. so we got way wayland 32, fitchburg 32 and bridgewater 33, sandwich 37, and we have occasional thin spots in the
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mostly cloudy in and around the 39 at noon, it will be dry, once we enter the afternoon, risk for flurries and snow squalls, gusts around 30 miles per hour, so on top of that, it is also going to be breezy out there and that's what you want you to dress for here if you're headed out to the winter classic, gillette at 1:00 p.m., 38 , but wind chill will be more like 32, so going to feel like it is freezing, chilly and partly cloudy and closer look at wind chills next. sara, to you. copley square thousands of spectators turned out for first night which included fireworks over the common. there was extra security and police on hand to keep everyone safe. police said there were no arrests. >> eric: two young children and adult were hurt after atv crash in fitchburg. now. lost a leg.
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we understand this is a pretty horrifying atv crash last night. state police did confirm earlier this morning five and six-year-old were hurt in the crash and adult did have to have a leg amputated. take a look, we have video from the scene and photographer shot this right after this happened around 9:00 last night. we understand it happened on ashburnham road here in fitchburg, those two children, they are still in the hospital this morning we understand and again, the adult had to have leg amputated. this morning details are pretty limited, working to get more from state police. we know it is under investigation by troop c out of holden and looking to learn more including the names of the this morning. as soon as we get the information we will pass it along to you. live in fitchburg, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: security around the globe as we ring in 2016 in munich warnings of, quote, imminent threat had pair of train stations evacuated yesterday.
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suicide attack involving multiple people during celebrations. people were warned to stay away from crowds and large gatherings and closer to home rochester, new york man is charged with plotting an attack on new year's eve. being charged. >> he was nice to me all and nice in the neighborhood but never said much. never did no wrong around here. kept to himself. >> he is a street kid. not a hard core terrorists. jumped on bandwagon being stupid. >> sara: if convicted he is facing $250,000 and 20 years in prison.
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divan silva had -- d.c. had a protest to protest the deaths of african-american and police incidents. recent decisions not to indict anyone in two high-profile cases is part of what brought people out. >> message into the conversation and hopefully acting soon. >> eric: protesters marched several blocks and police were ready for the protest to expect drivers to have rolling road closures. >> sara: deadly shooting under investigation. 24-year-old victim brought to the hospital around 7:30 last night at around the same time this was the scene on pleasant street police comb the area after gunshots reported here. fox25 getting more information about the investigation. this morning police in charlton are hoping that someone recognizes this man. david bassero wanted for rape and other charges.
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himself in. police in mattapan looking for suspects in deadly shooting there. 18-year-old joshua morales killed tuesday. this was the scene on wilmore street. police say two men opened fire on morales and another man. the suspects took off in a black acura. >> eric: house up in flames in spencer. look at fire at 244 main street. the telegram reports no one was home at the time. the fire department says it started in a barn on the property and spread to the house firefighters from surrounding towns help fight the flames. no one was hurt. eric: there's push in new hampshire to get emt's and firefighters to give million dollars in funding to help fight the state's heroin crisis. they would talk to overdose victims about recovery and also pay for regional drug counselors that could respond along with
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emergency responders say while many believe narcan is the best weapon to fight heroin, some users see it as a safety net. >> at risk. we wanted to look at opportunity to take it to the next level and try to get people recovery. >> eric: some critics say money spent would be to open recovery centers for detox beds for long-term rehabilitation. >> sara: franklin police are looking in connection to bank robbery. these people right here, happened before noon yesterday at the middlesex savings bank at franklin village shopping center police say the pair ordered everyone in the bank to get on the ground and then took off with cash. no weapons were shown. officer patrolling the area chased after the suspects but they took off in a dark-colored volkswagen. no one was hurt. >> eric: new this morning the new year comes with new minimum wage rate in massachusetts.
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be even $10 an hour, up a dollar from last year in second of three mcnally increases. the pay hike makes massachusetts tied with california for the highest minimum wage in the country. hopkinton based tech firm emc will be laying off employees as part of its company restructuring. the boston business journal reports the cuts come as company set to be taken over by dell, 67 billion-dollar deal struck earlier this year. number of job cuts has not been announced yet but layoff would have been completed by 2016. 9,700 employees in the state. >> sara: happening today hockey fans will flock to patriot place as storied rivalry between boston bruins and montreal canadiens continues. michael henrich is at the stadium where the fun has
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>> michael: stadium opening in 30 minutes. even you are don't have ticket, this event is free. one of the things accuracy all star game, see if i can make the all star team. i don't know. missed the net. got the net at least. i promise, everybody -- there we go. i got one. you heard it, don't think you saw it but heard it. video of the nhl getting hockey rink ready inside gillette stadium, winter classic, of course, starts at 1:00, bruins, canadiens, classic rivalry for the winter classic. it is going to be amazing. bruins goalie getting in the spirit of his surroundings paying tribute to the patriots championship ways with some special equipment. helmet for the classic features tom brady on one side and rob gronkowski and julien edelman on the other. fans coming out to the game, came out to alumni game yesterday, spectator plaza.
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experience. >> even if you don't play hockey it is a fun experience. just have fun and being near the stadium and all of that. >> michael: show you patriot great that laced up the skates. see if we can get one as we hit the road here. that is weak. believe it or not i played hockey for awhile. back to you guys in the studio. >> shiri: wind speeds receipt now around 10 miles per hour in and around the boston area and that means that we got a wind chill effect this morning and that makes it feel like it is only 29 in boston, so it is going to feel cool out there today, what kind of windshield you're facing coming up as well. >> eric: also incredible footage. ice crashing through a driver's windshield right there, and this isn't the only similar incident. still ahead it is not just a safety risk.
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land you in trouble with the law. eric: we all know better than to use phones behind the wheel. another distracted danger that could land you in the hospital.
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will make you stop >> sara: asleep in bed when she thoughty had heard intruder into her house and quickly approached her. she fired one shot and turned out to be her own daughter. the daughter died from her injuries and mother also hospitalized and police say based on evidence they are call the shooting a tragic accident. >> eric: a dangerous new trend when it comes to using your phone and walking. turns out distracted walking can be deadly. fox news correspondent peter ducey has the startling statistics. >> reporter: smartphones let people hear and see things from all around the world and that's good. more and more users failing to see what's right from front of them, and that's bad, even deadly and smartphones contribute to this troubling trend. pedestrian being killed every two hours in the united states. and for the first time this year the national safety council distracted walking as category neinjury report. the governor's highway safety
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for people that text and walk borrowed from urban dictionary. >> becoming more universal, everybody uses cell phones throughout the day and i think the accidents will actually go up. people can fall into potholes, cars, all kind of accidents looking at cell phones instead of looking around them. >> last week a man in california walked off a cliff because his eyes were on device and not the sharp rocks below. officials said then people need to be more careful. >> you have to be alert when walk the busy streets of new york and we have to play many roles. >> reporter: there are no big plans to do anything differently in 2015. phone and cross the street. >> the worst you happen is run into somebody else. don't have to worry about vehicles. bike riders sometimes are an
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>> habit regard to get rid of really. >> reporter: may be hard to stop texting on the go but these statistics are hard to ignore. maybe some people don't believe the dangers of distracted walkers are rising and if that's the case maybe people will look up the numbers mentioned on this report on their phones. in washington, peter ducey, fox news. >> shiri: weather starting at 36 in boston with clouds and looking dim and gray as you wake up this morning and brighter forecast for about the middle of the day, wind chill 29, mentioning wind chill factor earlier today and wind chills are likely going to be close to freezing even this afternoon as boston gets up to 40 . see the clouds lighten up around noon time. today, 2:00 p.m. as well, turns partly sunny, does not completely clear out, and got the risk for couple late snowflakes.
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accumulation map today. nothing widespread but a couple there. in plymouth brighten up even more across southeastern massachusetts this afternoon with temperature around 42 . let's slide it a little further north up to ipswich staying partly cloudy today, those clouds do tend to thin out a a little bit here for the afternoon. temperatures really start to drop after about 2:00 p.m. but here we have a hard time getting up to 40 north and west of boston, so that means worcester today, we are looking at 35 this afternoon. stay mostly cloudy out into central massachusetts, you have a better chance of getting a couple of those snow squalls or flurries out there starting at about 1:00 this afternoon, but the threat is going to peak around 4:00 this afternoon. and i dare say nashua, new hampshire, going to be another spot where we stay mostly cloudy today and we have a little better chance of seeing a couple of those snowflakes. want to fast forward to 5:00 p.m. today because here you could see we got some snow popping up. again, nothing widespread. but the reason this is so hard
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because it is going to be patchy flurries and very patchy snow squalls. snow squalls being difficult to pinpoint and give us quick burst of snow only impacting one or two communities but it could give you quick inch of snow in about 15 minutes. that's why there's a threat to that slippery conditions, visibility, want you to be alert to it and most of you won't see that. 10:00 p.m. when threat for snow and snow equals coming to an end and wake up tomorrow morning it is going to be brighter. for saturday we slide into sunday and look at what's happening. we got thicker clouds, better chance for snow, especially northern new england but the threat will drop down toward us here with the coldest weather so far this season also moving in. so high today about 40 in boston, 30s to the north and west and temperatures around 40 both days in boston. now, late on sunday we are going to have the risk for a couple flurries and snow squalls and watch that monday forecast as
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effect snow possible and that would mean minor accumulation not set in stone. a lot of details to iron out still with that waking up to 10 on tuesday. back to you. >> eric: all right, shiri. over the past week or so while trying to build an artificial intelligence system, facebook ran into an interesting problem. facebook has been telling people to celebrate 46 years of friendship. everyone confused start date of friendship with zero. fox25 michael henrich you saw him having a good time with gillette. got the message about this and posted a picture on instagram, comment, this is an amazing feat for 31-year-old, see it there in the picture using 11-year-old social networking sight. doesn't add up there, does it? >> sara: comments on facebook
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one person said facebook, you're drunk, go home. >> if i spend too much time and get mad, it is time to get off facebook. >> sara: just not sorry extension helps people use frames and e-mails that can make them sound less confident or assertive and works on underlying words like sorry, actually and just. it was developed by a group of software developers to empower female leaders by communicating more confidently. >> eric: how about braving cold temperatures for a dip. century-old new year's day tradition continues. oh, boy. look at this year's polar bear plunge. >> we depend on them in times of trouble but? officers are told to run and
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>> sara: inch stain missouri as flooding reaches beyond historic levels. putting more cities on alert. in st. louis area crews are working hard to keep it from taking over the highway and the flood waters have already swallowed or washed away homes. the national guard has been called in to rescue thousands of terrified residents. >> pretty scary. >> sara: at least 14 people in missouri have been killed in the flooding. all but one of the deaths because the victim drove into the flood water. >> sara: >> eric: dog in maine helped rescue. firefighters say dog had already been stuck for 20 minutes by the time they reached her they say if the dog's sister hasn't led a neighbor to the location, mishka would have frozen to death within another five minutes.
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dog that was in the water. dog has amazing powers that humans can't tune in on. >> eric: good dog. after warmed up mishka was reunited with her family. >> sara: terrified woman making run for it afterbeing carjacked and kidnapped. this man that police kidnapped a am and steal her car after trying to steal three others is in custody. stole car at gas station, threatened her, hit her and took off. more than an hour later pair stopped at another gas station and that's when security video shows the one making a run for it appearing terrified and yelling for help. she hid and police were able to catch up to the suspect when
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>> eric: hundreds of officers. aviation security officers at o'hare and midway airports, other chicago police officers assigned to airport do carry guns but the union representing the aviation? er says asking them to run and hide goes against their training as police. eric: one child restriction in china is over. chinese children allowed to have two children legally without fines. fining for second child could cost parents more than $30,000 before today. new policy comes as china dealing with aging population and shrinking workforce. >> sara: one hundred twenty-seventh annual rose bowl kicks off today at 8:00 a.m. they have ramped up security for estimated crowd of 700,000.
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yesterday morning. sara: this week winter weather helping a local ski resort. nashoba valley now open with four trails and three lifts. our cameras captured a lot of skiers taking advantage of the beautiful winter day and hitting the slopes. it is about time. >> eric: sure is. three people including three people hurt in atv crash. one person losing part of a leg. still ahead fox25 working to get more details about what happened that led to horrific crash. >> shiri: flurries, snow squalls, risk on slow side and giving us tiny threat of accumulation and i have an hour-by-hour look coming up next. >> sara: plus the day hockey fans have been waiting for.
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>> shiri: now a00 new year
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