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support behind donald trump. new at 7:00, travel restrictions for local students. the international health scare behind it and new case of zica in the united states that's different from all the others. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: and good morning, everybody. thank you so much for join think us on this wednesday, february 3rd, i'm sara underwood. we are now less than a week away from the presidential primary in new hampshire. gene lavanchy is anchoring the coming from the primary headquarters in new hampshire this morning. good morning. >> gene: good morning to you today, sara. almost every canada has events in new hampshire. and we will have more on scott brown's endorsement of donald trump. >> sara: candidates will need umbrellas up in new hampshire today because we are hours away from the heavy rain and gusty winds.
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is in the stormtracker weather center monitoring the timeline for today's storms. >> shiri: as expected arriving around 7:00 a.m. in western most new england, you can see that we got just the pops of rain and some pink and blue on the map. that's where we have the little bit of icy mix falling in spots like westfield right now, inching toward orange here, south heern vermont and keep spots on nashua, keene, i know keene at 37 some of the surrounding towns and spreading through the area at 9:00 this morning, even down into the worcester area, you will be above worcester itself and burbs cooler to the north and west of boston, through the morning hours, we finally get showers in and around the city in time for the evening commute. 48 to 58 , heaviest showers. >> julie: advice for everyone getting ready to head out the door, avoid the pike eastbound
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this is what you will experience right now through brighton. it is jampacked. that's because there's an accident right at the pru tunnel and those delays stretching all the way back washington street right now. average speeds about 15 miles per hour. that seems fast to me. i know you're going closer to five, 10 miles per hour, because it is bumper-to-bumper, at least one lane closed at accident site, so hop on route 9, try to use alternate route because the pike is really going to add time to morning commute. the accident on the expressway has been cleared at neponset circle. progress there, now the issue is on the pike. here are live drive times, up to an hour and 15 minutes on 495 to mass ave, but i broke it down. you can see over an hour from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel, so that's where the bulk of the problems are are on that portion the pike. 37 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike.
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>> sara: all right, joule -- julie. new england now episome are for politics. democrats and republicans crisscross across new hampshire hoping for a big primary win monday night. gene is anchoring coverage from the primary headquarters in manchester, and what an exciting week, gene. >> gene: yeah, and it is busy, another busy day up here, sara, it is going to be another busy day through the primary. right now marco rubio is getting a lot of attention. his events start within the hour as for the other republicans, iowa caucus winner ted cruz will meet at ten and won't wrap up until the final event tonight at 9:00. john kasichet hosting three town halls and business forum today. chris christie will kick off the day in lebanon, new hampshire and wrap up the day in mildford, and marco rubio has four events today, and we will take you live there in just a few minutes. now, donald trump will not be in new hampshire today. esheading if the arkansas, fresh off endorsement from heavyweight republican, former senator scott
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last night brown joined trump at rally in mildford, new hampshire three weeks ago he hosted a rally for trump. at the time he said brown would make a very good vice president. brown says trump has economic plan. >> reduce and eliminate 19 trillion-dollar debt. get the economic engine going again. >> gene: also last night trump told fox news he may have lost the iowa caucus because he skipped the final debate in the state. he said some voters may have been disappointed with that decision. gene: marco rubio had very strong showing in iowa and now the republican senator dispatched armet of volunteers here in the granite state. they are going door to door and in bow, new hampshire doors just opened for the first event of the morning. good morning, catherine. >> catherine: good morning, gene. members of the public starting to arroyo at field house sports
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in the walk away as people coming today, setting up, i popped my head in there, and marco rubio ana espinal event they expect it to be well attended. last night there was an event in exeter and they turned people away it was so well attended. marco rubio's campaign did post the public events on social media today so people might be able to sign up in advance. marco rubio making news across the country, one in washington posted, one new york times, grabbing headlines all of this after exceeded expectations in what with and did come in 3rd 3rd place, but one percentage point behind donald trump. reveal campaign from morning until tonight in new hampshire and building a large support of network with volunteers making thousands of phone calls and door knocks and gaining support throughout the country and tim scott only african-american republican in the senate and many republican leaders praised rubio over the past several months, pointed to him as and to
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the race from other candidates. just a week to go before the primary, rubio hoping to ride the momentum, all the way to the general election, saying this last night in new hampshire. >> i give us the best chance. my candidacy gives best chance to unite the party, grow the party, take the message from the past and ultimately defeated hillary clinton or bernie sanders. the democrats know this. they admit they are the one they don't want to run against and i will be the nominee ultimately. >> catherine: along with support after strong support in iowa, fresh attacks from governor chris christie and jeb bush, but again, marco rubio expected here in bow, new hampshire within the hour to begin a town hall event here in bow. members of public already arriving this morning and we will have another live report for you in just about an hour and event getting underway. for knew, live in bow, new hampshire, catherine parrotta, fox25 news.
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hillary clinton will share the same stage in new hampshire. both plan to attend a town hall event in derry. before that clinton expected to appear in dove and her in manchester. sanders has two stops planned in rochester. last night both urged new hampshire residents to support them at the polls come tuesday. >> because i snow people here have a choice, and i hope i will schuss with both your heart and your mind. >> what is this campaign about? it is not about spin, it is not about thirty-second tv ads, it is about the american people. >> gene: senator sanders still not decided if he will take part in debate in manchester tomorrow night. he says he won't unless the clinton camp agrees to series of future debates. gene: fox25 is place to be for the new hampshire primary.
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everyday will continue anchoring the coverage from the election headquarters here in manchester. fox25 political reporter sharman sacchetti getting access to all the candidates. now, still coming up this hour, we will focus on the gop candidates and their strategy in new hampshire with b.u. political professor and historian tom whalen. for now i'm gene lavanchy in new hampshire, let's go back to sara underwood. >> sara: commuter rail service back on track this morning after a horrific accident. a 13-year-old boy was hit and killed by a train during the evening rush hour. jessica reyes is live at the commuter rail station in dedham. jess, we still don't know why or how the boy got so close to the tracks. >> jessica: that's right, sara there are a lot of questions on that end. we know he was hit when the train pulling into the endicott
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the platform in that direction, and this morning we know there are still a lot of questions about exactly what he was doing on those tracks. >> it is a tragedy. i had no idea. >> jessica: train ride home from work turns deadly tuesday, and the commuter train hits and kills a 13-year-old boy in dedham. >> medical team came and they really couldn't do much. >> jessica: norrisa was on train when it abruptly stopped in the endicott station. at first she wasn't clear what was going on until she caught a glimpse of conductor in the window. >> crying, looked distressed. >> jessica: passengers were held until being let out in endicott. bridget told the crews she didn't realize the seriousness of the situation until stepping off the train. >> i didn't think of it -- think of it as more than a rumor until
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the police cars and fire trucks. >> jessica: the district attorney has identified the victim as eric plathe of dedham, just 13 years old. it is not clear what he was doing on the tracks, but the d.a. does say his death appears to be an accident. >> i wish there was a better outcome than what happened. >> jessica: and again, the investigation continues here this morning. it is not clear at this point what he was doing on the tracks, and if he was by himself at the time, but we do understand that investigators are expected to be out here at some pointed this morning and let you know as soon as they show up. for now live in dedham, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: in boston this morning a relative of a roxbury boy is now the focus of investigation into his death. sources tell fox25 that a family member with a mental illness may have beaten the three-year-old. kenai whyte died yesterday, crews were on scene sunday
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from his father's home on alpine street after severe head and lower body injuries. last night a woman who claims to be kenai whyte's biological mother and she shared custody with his dad. >> i had him on weekends and he had him on weekends. during the weekend i lost my baby. >> sara: dcf is taking custody of three other children. tonight family members of white planned to hold a vigil for him outside of his father's home. sara: happening today girlfriend of former mob boss james "whitey" bulger is expected to plead guilty in court. catherine greig is charged for refusing to testify brian florer a grand jury. the couple was captured in santa monica, california in 2011 after spending 16 years on the run. bulger is serving life in prison after being found responsible for 11 killings as part of a racketeering case.
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sentence for aiding a fugitive. proceedings. sara: no one is hurt and all the roads are clear this situation near boston firefighter -- boston university a bottle of hydro-chloric acid started leaking on beacon street which snarled rush-hour traffic. crews shut down the air, they were able to safely neutralize the bottle of acid. it is still unclear what caused the leak. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. take a look at this. accident eastbound at the pru tunnel has cleared. however, these are the delays, look from sky fox still significant and the drive time still much higher than usual. i will bring that to you in just a few minutes. >> shiri: parents, teachers, commuters, mostly cloudy skies now and 37
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travel through the day tend to lighten up, at least temperaturewise. break down the heavy rain when we come back. >> sara: local town forced to pay a ransom. coming up at 7:30. how much officials had to shell out to get back important equipment and why police can't do anything about it. >> daniel: following new developments this morning in the zica virus for you. new case in the united states involving a patients who was not bitten by a mosquito.
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for some people in >> sara: two new cases of zica virus transmitted through sex. with more on disease that is quickly becoming ate public health emergency having schools canceling trips. >> daniel: school system tells the boston herald they wanted to safeguard students in greater boston community. doctors have confirmed that patient in texas has acquired the zica virus through sexual transmission. the patient was affected having sex with someone coming back from venezuela and infected with the virus. this is the first known case in the current outbreak where the virus has been transmitted
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the virus is carried by mosquitoes and can be truly harmful for women who are pregnant or become pregnant. the world health organization have declared it a public emergency. it is now prevent in at least 27 countries. it is also been detected in number of u.s. states, including boston man who was diagnosed last week but is recovering. and linked to birth defects for babies being born with abnormally small heads. the cdc trying to find out more about sexual transmission about the virus and researchers are working on a vaccine but that process could take sometime. who 4 million people will be infected with the zica virus in the next year. in the newsroom i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> julie: 7:17. i have good news, i have bad news for you. this is the picture of the bad news. volume we are seeing on the peek
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crawling along. the good news accident that caused all this has been cleared however, these delays are going to stick with us i fear throughout the morning and already so extreme. the delay stretching long past washington street and as you will see in the drive times, back to 128. otherwise expressway looking all right, a little bit of slowing northbound right after the braintree split. here is live drive times. so far this is as high we have gotten on pike eastbound, hour 20 minutes from 495 to the mass ave. about an hour from the weston tolls to the ted williams, 25 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now from the fox25 stormtracker weather center. shiri, what can we expect today? >> shiri: today, we will see a lot of rain, a lot of wind, julie, but actually see ice further inland and keep that as low threat because it is so short lived and impact few towns
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exactly which locations i'm talking about. because right now we have a lot of green on the map coming at us from new york, and we have a little bit of pink, a little bit of blew popping up across southern vermont, down into greenfield, springfield, massachusetts, not going to be high impact but keep in mind especially out toward say keene or nashua, new hampshire, got the potential for slippery roads developing before 10:00 this morning. keene now at 37 , so clearly keene is doing okay, but the area will see a gradual warm-up, even if checking in upper 20s in southern new hampshire right now, temperatures are warming up, so 9:00 a.m. 38 , 39 by 11:00 a.m., we get into the upper 40s there verses somewhere like boston at 37 with mostly cloudy skies, catch a couple gaps there, pretty sunrise this morning, but the clouds fill in as temperatures warm up. 9:00 a.m. temperature 40 , 46 at
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49 , and we have light lunchtime showers. by the time we hit the evening commute temperatures will be in the 50s and rain will be heavier. let's take you through it hour-by-hour. future cast, 8:00 notice we still got most of the rain and freezing rain, southern new hampshire and southern vermont into western massachusetts, but by 10:00 in the morning spreads almost entirely across southern new hampshire just nicking northern massachusetts as well to lowell, fitchburg, keep close eye on your temperatures there as well. but by 1:00 p.m. almost all the heavy rain, southwest new hampshire into western massachusetts and eases up and warn new lowell and worcester, still pretty heavy rain and patchy lighter showers that will impact boston and metrowest. by 5:00 p.m. the evening commute pockets of rain, it will be fog and slop and he slow going to get you home from work and through midnight tonight, evening showers and overnight showers over southeastern massachusetts where you could even hear a rumble of thunder
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check out high temperatures though, making it into the middle 50s, beverly, plymouth, 52 in worcester, those high temperatures will happen late today and here is 7-day forecast with weekend always in view, 53. we got showers lingering over southeastern massachusetts for the morning. otherwise partly sunny inland. friday key threat for rain and snow, rest of the region dry rest of the weekend with 40s. back to you. >> sara: stores coming to newbury street, and why they won't be there for long. child is running around a busy courtroom until unlikely
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from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. join the fight to take back our government. >> sara: retail group wants to install locally owned pop-up stores. over the holiday season they open four and new plan to have bunches of shops and temperature locations up and down the street and group hopes to start opening
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bad news for people that drench seltzer water. it could take away tooth enammal there's good news, swishing regular water around your mouth after drinking it can cut down on damage done. sara: new warning this morning for women who may be thinking about having a baby. the cdc says drinking any alcohol in the very early weeks of a pregnancy can be dangerous. the agency says 3.3 million women are at risk of exposing unintentional pregnancy to alcohol because more than half of all pregnancies in the u.s. are planned. reuniting old debate whether or not light drinking during a pregnancy can cause serious harm to a baby.
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may have new job as babysitter. you can see on the surveillance video little girl bounces around the room constantly and dad waiting to go into court and when it was his turn he was told he couldn't bring the little girl with him. so the police officer offered to watch him. >> we are out there to make the community a better place. >> sara: he says he took her for a walk and put cartoons on cell phone for her to watch, and minutes later the little girl was fast asleep on the officer's lap. what a good guy. sara: scientists say we can soon sleep tight. huge breakthrough that could help eliminate the spread of bed bugs. >> shiri: morning commute going a-okay and showers out in southwestern new hampshire. problems come to town for the evening commute. i will break it down next. >> gene: we are live at new hampshire primary
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how is new hampshire, gene? >> gene: it is an electric place, as you might suspect, sara. a lot of rain expected outside and primary headquarters in manchester today. people coming out to see the candidate. they will want to have the foul weather gear, umbrella, shiri, rain coats, whatever you got, because it is going to be coming down. >> shiri: spots like keene, new hampshire getting a mix and icy roads, thankfully temperatures here will warm up pretty quickly so threat will live all that long. swansea at 37 , still some areas close to that, close to freezing, ringe, new hampshire at 34, 32 receipt now in leominster, so even parts of the northern worcester hills in merrimac valley. we have to stay alert through 10:00 this morning for some patches of ice and boston looking good at 37 and clouds right now, 38 in duxbury, 35 in harwhich and you will not get
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the day. boston 37 and clouds and winds will start increasing as we travel through the day, and although we got the slight risk for noon time showers in boston, it gets much heavier during the second half of the day. the focus of a lot of the heavy rain is where we have it now, parts of southern new hampshire, worcester area, west of that. got hour by look at when however showers move into southeastern mass. for the time being get you into julie grauert with live drive time traffic and look at mass pike. >> julie: shiri, the pike looking better so much better than the last time we showed it to you ten minutes ago. there's actually space between the cars right now, which was not happening last time we checked in. as you can see on the map still a heavy steady red traffic flow, average speeds 10 miles per hour 93 south slow going from medford into somerville with average speeds of 9 miles per hour. here are live drive times, they are improving, but still bit of headache.
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eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 30 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 43 minutes on 93 south connector. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: all right, julie. voters in new hampshire are waking up to whole host of candidates that want to be president. gene lavanchy is following all the developments in new hampshire this morning. he is the primary headquarters. great to see you, gene. sara. if you live in new hampshire and want to meet a candidate for president, probably all you have to do is walk outside. they will be everywhere today. we are following both the republicans and democrats this morning. both sides very busy. as for the gop, iowa caucus winner ted cruz will meeting with people and won't wrap up until event at 9:00.
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and chris christie started in new hampshire and ends in mildford. marco rubio wants to ride to the general election. rubio campaigned from morning until night yesterday and volunteers making thousands of phone calls and knocking on doors, and also getting sport of nation too. sought after endorsement from south carolina senator tim scott, only african-american republican in the senate. other republican leaders have praised rubio over the past few months as well pointing to him as possibly being the best candidate to shake up the primary and shift the race away from the other candidates. now, along with the support competition is growing too after rubio strong showing in iowa tuesday brought fresh attacks in rubio for chris christie and former florida governor jeb bush new hampshire republicans followed iowa's lead and still anyone's race and candidates know that.
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event coming up in our 8:00 hour gene: new hampshire primary all the buzz in the streets, of course. the diners, we stopped by the historic red arrow diner yesterday, where the talk was all about the candidates. voters here want to hear more from them this week before they make the final decision. >> i wants to hear from all of them. i met three already, and i'm totally undecided. i got to tell you kasich comes across as not overly spoken in all the debates and whatnot and i did meet him and like him and people talked to him and heard what he had to say and will be impressed. >> honestly donald trump because he is amusing. don't really take him seriously but he is funny. >> who am i looking forward to
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ted cruz, marco rubio and heard from donald trump. >> who do you want to hear from? >> donald trump. >> why? >> my favorite. he is a businessman and going to bring the country back. >> gene: trump is in arkansas today. everyday we will continue anchoring coverage from our election studio here in march. plus we also have live special reports featuring fox25 political reporter sharman sacchetti at 7:00 every night and coming up in ten minutes, boston university professor and historian tom whalen will be reporting. back to sara. >> sara: tonight 7:35 and people will light candles to remember a three-year-old boy who died after being rushed to the hospital from an apartment in roxbury. we have been following the investigation for days and fox25
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house this morning with details from dcf about the boy's family. >> michael: dcf had open investigation involving this child who has passed away who was hurt here at this home on alpine street. dcf also say a social worker last contacted a care provider for the child on friday, and it was reported at that point that the child was well fed, clean and had no behavioral issues, but now tonight at 8:00, family members will hold a vigil for the child that lost his life. kenai whyte smiled and played, like many other three-year-olds would. appearing happy in this video. video and memories, all family members have left, and some believe he was beaten to death by relative.
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him. he walks in the room and bubbly. >> michael: ashley young says she is kenai whyte biological mother. >> he passed away. >> michael: boston police say three-year-old suffered some sort of trauma sunday night at this home on alpine street in roxbury and was unresponsive when rushed to the hospital. police say the young child died yesterday. >> we had arrangement with the father. he had him on weekends and i had him during the week days, and baby. >> michael: what's more the department of children and families, dcf, confirms it is working with police and is conducting an internal investigation the case. young says dcf not only took away kenai whyte five-month-old sister from the home on alpine street, but also young's two
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no arrests have been made in the case so far, but boston police say homicide detectives are investigating as soon as new information develops we willk bring you update right here on the fox25 morning news. for now live in roxbury, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: developing news this morning plarein core found dna of chopper crash in hawaii. two helicopters crashed off oahu north shore on january 14th. search and rescue operations ended on the nineteenth, and officials now say trace dna was found. corporal christopher orlando of hingham was among those killed in the crash and still looking to see if he was one of the marines identified. sara: e-mail with virus arrived at medfield's town hall on january 25th. hackers used virus to freeze the computer network and employees were locked out. police and private computer experts were not able to free
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hackers nearly $300 to gain access again. >> it doesn't appear that anything was taken, anything was rearranged, anything was compromised at all. >> sara: police chief is town is looking for better ways to protect the network. sara: law enforcement mass most wanted getting new look. after 1482ers it has led to arrest of 1700 criminals. fox25 bob ward has been using the site for 14 years to help police identify the wanted criminals, and for the first time in years, mass most wanted is adding a new crime category. atm skimming. >> how significant is it atm skimming now on the front page? >> very important. this has become very serious crime for the banking industry. we are trying to highlight and identify in pieces where it is occurring, identify individuals that have been involved.
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designed to make it easier for people to search creams and contact people with tips. of course, we will continue to run the mass most wanted segments every saturday night right here on fox25 as we have since 2004. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. right now 93 southbound looking at 44 minute commute from 495 in andover to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: look at rainfall through 5:00 this afternoon, notice we don't get coast down south in boston and north and west, easily half inch of rain for parts of southwestern new hampshire, heavy stuff overnight and southeast and hour-by-hour breakdown of the heavy showers coming up. >> sara: fast food restaurant is cleaning up tens of thousands of dollars in damage. coming up at 8:00 the prank call that started it all. next what the gop candidates
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voters to get >> sara: time lapse from crew building set at primary headquarters in manchester, new hampshire. those guys did a fabulous job out there, you can watch the video and share it. it is right now up on the facebook page and send it on over to gene. >> gene: joined by tom whalen. let's talk about the republicans now.
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how big of deal is that? >> tom: four years ago it would have been but now i think it is minimal. i wouldn't get too excited about this. >> gene: trump getting a lot of heat, what happened to him in iowa and huge lead here if new hampshire. does he write the ship or win by a very large margin. >> tom: 20% lead over the opponent, but problem for trump is strategy in iowa didn't work. he thought he could do selected television appearances without doing the groundwork, retail end of politics, and he was trumped in the process. >> gene:en in you think may have a surprise showing here next week? >> tom: i think jeb bush might this is his make or break moment and couple polls show he is tied with three other establishment candidates.
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going into south carolina. south carolina is where the bush's -- that's in 2000, saved george w. bush campaign. >> gene: ben carson, rand paul, maybe even chris christie as well, it could be all over for them after new hampshire next week probably. >> tom: i'm not sure why they are in the race at this point. >> gene: hanging in there. >> tom: the money is the problem here, they will run out of money pretty soon. >> gene: stick around. we will talk in next hour about the democrats and two person race with senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton as well. >> sara: busy boston "t" stop will be back in business. the government station will reopen march 26th. this is 82 million-dollar renovation that has taken two years. added wheelchair accessibility,
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above ground stationed entrance. sara: new this morning the former attorney general of massachusetts says she is not up for a big new job. martha coakley tells the globe she is not the canada to be next president of suffolk university. last week members of suffolk aboard of trustees asked coakley to replace current president margaret mckenna. they are at odds and she refused to resign. the board will meet to discuss mckenna's job status. >> julie: had accidents earlier this morning on major arteries, expressway, pike, they have cleared, so still seeing residual delays. take you to 93 south, average speeds 9 miles per hour as you head through medford and into somerville. slow spot eastbound right after the weston tolls, that's where i found average speeds of 7 miles per hour. over to live look at peek through brighton, this is typical volume this time of the
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commute really started to lighten up after the accident and now it has slowed down once again. here are live drive times, 54 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 38 minutes from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel. 43 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now with look at pretty dry commute so far, but things are changing throughout the day. >> shiri: so far is so good and have to go inland to bump into showers. those showers will involve a little bit of ice and even snow mixing in and no rain in southeastern massachusetts until late this afternoon and even tonight and gusts up around 35 miles per hour. not necessarily enough to do any kind of damage, but going to be a wind whipped rain here and warmer air and also comes into play. parent because right now we got, of course, a little bit of icy mix and snow flakes mixing in and parts of southern new hampshire, even dipping northern worcester hills and
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toward nashua. but like i said, by 10:00 this morning it will be mild enough with seeing rain in locations. warm-up in the boston area, 40 at 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 46, 49 by 1:00 p.m. high temperatures crack the 50s today, so going to be mild in fact, it is light rain at first, heavy rain we are saving until the evening commute. so future cast hehir over the next couple of hours, see at 10:00 this morning, we got the steadier rain, filling in across southern new hampshire, parts of northern massachusetts as well, keeping a close eye on temperatures northern worcester hills to merrimac to southern new hampshire and icy spots until then but this afternoon we got the focus of the heavy rain to the north and west of boston, southern new hampshire back to western massachusetts and worcester if you have on and off rain through most of the day here, and lunch time in boston will likely involve some scattered light showers but look at that evening commute. this is going to be some of the worst of the weather that we have.
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play, we will have gusty winds, we will have fog on top of that and it will include most of the area. travel plans here during the evening south of boston, that's where it is going to be real messy as downpours continue, possibly the rumble of thunder along with heavier downpours and check it out, tomorrow at this time, we still got a couple showers hanging tight over southeastern massachusetts before we are done for good. high temperatures make it into the 50s, 54 in boston, 52 in worcester. here is 7-day forecast with weekend always in view. more 50s tomorrow with chance of rain over southeastern mass and chance of rain and snow on friday, rest of the region die and cooler with temps in the 30s and next weather maker with rain and snow on tuesday. back to you. >> sara: all right, shiri. it is a picture that is worth more than 1,000 words. coming up reason one man says the star of this scene deserves some big bucks. next imagine seeing this on "t"
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100,000 p >> sara: talk about delays. thousands of people stranded in southern china at a train station. heavy snow delayed several trains as people headed home for lunar new year celebrations. china's people daily says as many as 100,000 people were stuck. sara: blast through a commercial plane thousands of pete in the area. new this morning investigators say they have not found any evidence of criminal act in the explosion. officials believe one person may have been killed in this explosion. the plane was flying over east africa to somalia when the explosion happened. the pilot was able to safely land the plane and hours later a body was found on the ground and officials believe it may have been thrown from the hole in the plane. sara: unfinished tunnel has been discovered that could united states. the tunnel was found inside of a house in tijuana. it was 32 feet deep and 7 feet
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the tunnel had gone about 10 feet toward the u.s. inside the house and police also found drugs. >> sara: happening today the president will make the first visit to american mosque. president barack obama scheduled to visit islamic society of baltimore today. he will hold a round table with community members and deliver remarks. senior administration official said the president will celebrate muslim american contribution to the nation. the president has visited mosques overseas but never one during his presidency in the united states. sara: leaders in the pentagon said women should be able to register for the draft. restrictions from combat jobs in the u.s. were lifted by the defense department last year, and this week some leaders calling for all able bodied americans to register for the draft. they say the matter should be put to national debate. the current system requires men between 18 and 26 living in the u.s. to register for the
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the last time a draft was used was during the vietnam war. sara: breakthrough in bed bug research may have us sleeping better soon. signtists created -- scientists found out a lot of bugs are genetically different from one another, so scientists can now use new information to create bug sprays that won't be resistant to it. scientists have scoffed a new species of spider, and this is making u.s. -- us uncomfortable and described as monster species, bigger than average daddy long leg. they are called crypto. even though they look scary, scientists say they are actually harmless.
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sara: the weather could be messing with the breakfast if the spider didn't. coming up at 8:00, how the warm weather could be changing the maple syrup crop. >> shiri: evening commute 50s on tap with rain, wind and fog. timeline coming up. >> sara: latest from dedham 13-year-old boy was struck by commuter train. what witnesses say happened car repairs, home improvements, a family trip ...it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused
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>> sara: american who never traveled overseas has now come down with a dangerous zica virus how they contract the virus without ever being bitten by a mosquito. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: good morning, everyone, and thank you for join think us on wednesday, february 3rd. i'm sara underwood, and just six days to go before voters head to the polls in new hampshire. >> gene: i'm gene lavanchy. all week i will be up here
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candidates have all arrived in new hampshire and making stops all over the state today, sara. >> sara: gene, they will be definitely trying to avoid the rain trying to get around today and shiri spear is in the stormtracker weather center and latest of rain moving in right now. >> shiri: two pockets of rain though. first one comes through this morning, this is going to be our main heavy rain still way back out west that comes through this afternoon, so the first blast is bringing some showers in and around the worcester area, 33 . see how fitchburg is only at 32. we are going to have to watch out for slippery roadways, 36 in nashua, but it is so light in those spots. some of it is drying up before it ever even gets down to the ground. nonetheless we will be watching and icy conditions and rain certainly filling in by 10:00 this morning. by noon time boston looking mostly dry and step in and say don't be surprised if you get
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boston by lunchtime today, but to the north and west that's definitely where we have the heavy stuff still out across western mass, southern new hampshire, temperaturewise, we got 50s by 5:00 p.m. not 50s and sunshine, guys. it is 50s, it is heavy rain, it is fog, gusty winds, so 48 to 58 for highs today and planning purposes, got most of the daylight showers heaviest to the north and west of boston, i will take you through remainder of the event when it gets sloppy in the southeast coming up. now let's get you over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic and checkup on an accident. >> julie: accident 128 new bedford weston street as you approach waltham. 128 highly traveled part of your morning commute. 93 south still very sluggish head through medford and into somerville. taking out to live look at route 1 in saugus. this is refreshingly light actually compared to what we are used to seeing as you approach lynn fells parkway at this time of the commute. here are live drive times, 27
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44 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 38 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: all right, julie. campaign events are getting started at this hour in the granite state as democrats and republicans crisscross new hampshire hoping for a big primary win tuesday night. gene is anchoring the coverage from the primary headquarters in manchester. good morning, gene. >> gene: very busy day up here, sara. candidates who did well in iowa hoping to build on that momentum, and for the republicans those that the haven't done so well, those may be the last opportunity to try to stay alive in the race for the white house. now, for the republicans, iowa caucus winner ted cruz has a full day set. he will start meeting with voters at 10:00 this morning and he will not wrap up until final event at 9:00. john kasich mosing three town halls in business form today. chris christie kicks off day in lebanon, new hampshire and wrap
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rubio has four events today and first one got going just minutes ago. now, donald trump will not be in new hampshire today. he is actually heading to arkansas. fresh off endorsement from heavyweight local republican. former senator scott brown. last night brown joined trump at rally in milford, new hampshire. three weeks ago brown hosted fundraise and her at that time trump said brown would be a very good vice president. brown says he believes trump has the right economic plan. >> reduce and eliminate 19 trillion-dollar national debt trillion dollar deficit get the economic engine going again. >> gene: also last night trump told fox news he may have lost the iowa caucus because he skipped the debate and some voters may have been disappointed in the decision. following a strong showing in des moines, menu hit the ground running and just kicked off a campaign event in bow.
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there live outside the event that just got underway. >> catherine: it is underway now, crowd started arriving about an hour ago and see there from the video that you saw that it is kind of an intimate feel. this is a town hall event and rubio surrounded by people of all sides, and people hear and listen to what he had to say and around 7:00 this morning to felt entire the room, others have seen marco rubio and some have not. rubio arrived in new hampshire early yesterday morning and campaigned from morning until night. building a large network of support, volunteers completing thousands of phone calls and door knocks and in fact, we found the dynamic in father-daughter duo. take a listen. >> i think this is the sent time i have seen him.
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house because i really like seeing him speak. >> i'm undecided still, so this may change my mind and get me the vote. we have been seeing just about every candidate, so this is the first time seeing marco, so i wanted to see him last and decide. >> catherine: rubio hoping to gain support to bring him to the election and gop would bif the best shot of defeating the nominee. live here if we can and might be able to make out the marco rubio bus that just pulled up here. so giving you live look at what's going on here, just ahead of the event that's scheduled to start at 8:00, first campaign stop of the day for marco rubio. a lot of people in the room waiting to her about him and hear what he has to say, including group of college students from florida. i spoke with one and he said he was not a rubio supporter at
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has to say. live here in bow, new hampshire, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: as for the democrats, tonight bernie sanders and hillary clinton will share the same stage here in new hampshire both plan to attend a town hall event in derry. before that clinton plan to be in dover and manchester and leads by comfortable margeyin too. last night both urged new hampshire residents to support them on the polls on tuesday. >> because i know people here will have a choice. i hope you will choose with both your heart and mind. >> what is the campaign about? not about spin, not about thirty-second tv ads. it is about the american people. >> gene: senator sanders still not decided if he will take part
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he says he won't unless the clinton campaign agrees to series of future debates. gene: fox25 is place to be for new hampshire primary coverage. leading up to next tuesday we will be live at studio in manchester, and we also have live special reports featuring fox 25 political reporter sharman sacchetti and comes your way every night. we will talk about strategy with b.u. political professor and strategist tom whalen and what it means if hillary clinton were to lose badly here in new hampshire. approximate gene -- for now i'm gene lavanchy here in manchester. >> sara: why young boy was on the tracks at commuter rail last night before a train hit and killed them. fox25 jessica reyes is live at the station in dedham, and thing are back to normal as this investigation gets going, jess.
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we understand investigators will be here at some point today to look at where it happened and last night we know the train, stopped where it hit the boy just beyond the platform you see up there, and know there's no official word on the train about what had happened, and a lot of the passengers who were on there for the two hours, didn't know what was going on until we saw the train and parking lot full of police. >> it is a tragedy. i had no idea. >> jessica: train hits and kills 13-year-old boy in dedham. >> medical team came and couldn't do much. >> train started short of endicott station and wasn't clear what was going on until they caught a glimpse the conductor through the window.
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looked all distressed. >> jessica: passengers were let out at endicott and didn't realize the seriousness of the situation until stepping off the train. >> i didn't think of it as more than a rumor until now when you pull up and see all the police cars and fire trucks. >> sara: norfolk district attorney has identified the victim as eric plathe of dedham, just 14 years old. it is not clear what he was doing on the tracks and d.a. does say his death appears to be an accident. >> i wish there was a better outcome that happened. >> jessica: there's a lot of questions and if he was by himself and investigators are expected here at some point today, we will let you know as soon as they show up. live in dedham, jessica reyes, fox25 news.
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girlfriend of former mob boss james "whitey" bulger is expected to plead guilty in federal court. she refused to testify before a greg myers. the couple was captured in 2011 after spending 16 years on the run. bulger is in prison for life after part of a racketeering case. greig is serving eight-year sentence for aiding a fugitive. we will anybody court for the proceedings. >> julie: taking the expressway right now, you're looking at 17 minute commute at columbia road. sure? >> shiri: 38 if stepping out now to mostly cloudy skies, 40 by 9:00 a.m. and 42 at 10:00 this morning and show you when the rain moves into your town coming up. >> sara: while we are enjoying the weather it is wreaking havoc on mother nature.
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>> gene: keep in mind there's risk for couple of sprinkles, got chance for wintery mix through manchester, new hampshire, new ipswich and over to keene. >> sara: developing news for the zeke. it was transmitted through sex and not a mosquito bite, this as two new cases are also confirmed in florida. daniel miller joins us with more on disease that is quickly becoming a public health emergency. >> daniel: patient in sex has acquired the zica virus and patient was infected after
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visited a country that has it and it can be extremely harmful for women that became pregnant and world health organization declared it a emergency. it is now present in at least 27 countries. it is also been detected in number of u.s. states including boston man who was diagnosed last week but is recovering. zica virus has been 11ed to birth defect that has babies with small heads. they are working on vaccine but the process could take several hours. world health organization estimates 4 million people across the americas will be affected with zica the next year i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: real estate heir that
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came one day after true documentary the jinx but told the story about disappearance of durst wife and friends. today he is expected to plead guilty to gun charges in an agreement that will let him go to california to face charges for murdering that friend in 2000. police are still looking for a motive this morning in the stabbing death of 13-year-old girl. investigators say nicole lovell was stabbed to death the day she disappeared last week from her home in virginia. two college students are being charged with her death. her mother says nicole battled health problems her entire life and dreamed of being on "american idol" one day. >> nicole was very lovable person.
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sara: largest city to prevent crime. last night the d.c. council approved a plan to pay select number of people if they don't break the law. 200 people at risk of committing are becoming victims of violent crime will be chosen each year. they get paid if they stay out of trouble and participate in behavioral therapy programs. >> julie: good morning, everyone. 8:18, i'm watching all the heavy volume on the roads for you. it is on the expressway from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road. pike is seeing issues right offer the weston tolls and then as you approach allston-brighton tolls. 128 southbound sluggish in typical spots in the lexington area. average speeds 9 miles per hour on 93 south through medford. live look at route 1 in saugus. we are getting a little bit of relief right here, usually jampacked in lynn fells parkway. 24 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 39 minutes 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector.
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from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. shiri spear jointing us and you're keeping an eye on rain north and west of boston. >> shiri: beautiful pictures on twitter retreating and ice threat in place in southern new hampshire. wind and rain couldn't be main players and giant swath of rain and working way toward us and you see leominster northward where we have the pinches and blues on the screen. that's where we have the little wintery mix, even when getting that yellow there outs across southwestern new hampshire. i expect there are some icy conditions out that way too. temperatures extremely close to freezing. worcester at 33
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32 and icy concerns, some of drying up and very light what we do get of it and keene 37 and 1 of the spots that is wettest today. got temperatures hovering close to 40 at 10:00 a.m., noon time, we got an all day chance of showers at times heavy rain and temperatures getting into the upper 40s there. already 40 in boston receipt now we got cloudy skies and breeze at 16 miles per hour which will get stronger this afternoon with gusts up around 35 miles per hour. look at these temperatures by noon time 47, 50s are back this afternoon. though we will get light precipitation around at noon time today in time for lunchtime, patchy showers in the boston area. much heavier on the way home from work, which is not good news. rain filling in across southern new hampshire, northern massachusetts, 1:00 p.m., still far and west, moves into the boston area by the even commute.
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the showers and overnight hours it really stays planted over southeastern straight into early tomorrow morning. temperaturewise today we are hitting 50s. going to bring us to pictures . 50s tomorrow with showers across southeastern massachusetts, dry everywhere else. risk of rain and snow this weekend and partly sunny skies and next weather maker with rain and snow on tuesday. back to you, sara. >> sara: a big personality biggest name the year. lady gaga will be at the super bowl.
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>> gene: right now parts of new hampshire seeing rain and freezing temps and 1 week from now it will be truck day and head to florida early in the morning. rainy here at manchester headquarters and stowaway and head to florida. do you pull that one off, do you think? >> gene: shiri is with the latest rainfall predictions. >> shiri: see how we have the pink and purple on the screen and icy mix and just got message on twitter from groton and image there of the ice that's falling and sleet that's mixing in and got freezing temperature still
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boston, new hampshire, and watch out for slipping and sliding on the roadways. looking good in lexington at 39, boston at 40 , 38 receipt now in brockton and temperatures here reaching that 40 degree mark for the south shore down to the cape and islands, and nashua area and hardest hit and 46 and heavier and steadier and best bet for heavier rain will be points north and west of boston and heavy rain over southeastern massachusetts. coming up in a couple minutes get you back over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. where is the accident now. >> julie: things looking pretty good 93 south through medford approaching somerville, accident right 128 and route 1 in peabody, but not having a huge impact on volume. pike moving along a little sluggish as you approach the
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continue your way through the city. volume heavy and steady through brighton which is typical for this time of the morning commute live drive time, 36 minutes weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel on the pike and 22 minutes route 9 from 495 to speen street and 43 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and saturday, back to you. >> sara: so the nation is firmly focused on new hampshire. 1 week out from the primary, gene lavanchy following the developments there, he is in the primary headquarters in manchester. gene? >> gene: the candidate leading the gop polls not here today. donald trump is in arkansas. now blaming 2nd place finish in iowa on poor ground game in the state and thinks that voters were not happy with him for skipping the final debate. after what is happening iowa caucus winner ted cruz will meet with voters at 10:00 this
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9:00 tonight and john kasich hosting three town halls in business forum today and chris christie will wrap things up in mildford and marco rubio has event town hall style event that voters bringing kids to this morning. fresh from 3rd place finish in iowa, rubio campaigned from morning until night and building large network of support here with volunteers making thousands of volunteers door knocks. >> i'm not old enough to vote yet but marco rubio has candidates that it is around the country. like views on foreign policy and imgaus. >> gene: the team comes from rubio supporters and first event he has been able to attend
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him miss a full day of school. rubio has other events today. first stop of the day on fox25 news at 9:00 this morning. gene: at diners we stopped by the historic red diner here in manchester, all the talk is about the candidates, voters want to hear more this week before they make their final decision. >> i want to hear from all of them, met three already and totally undecided. kasich comes across as not overly spoken in all the debates, whatnot, and did meet him and actually like him and i think if more people talk to him and heard what he had to say, i think they would be impressed.
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it is funny. >> ted cruz, marco rubio and i guess i will hear from donald trump if i want to or not. >> who's your favorite? >> donald trump. he is a businessman and i think he can bring the country back. >> gene: we will have live special reports featuring fox25 political reporter sharman sacchetti at 7:00 every night. just ten minutes we turn our attention to the democrats professor and political reportser tom whalen what happens to hillary clinton if she were to lose her and lose badly. she is in the dedham studio. >> sara: 8:35 tonight people will light candles to remember three-year-old boy who died after being rushed to the hospital from an apartment in roxbury. we have been following the investigation for days and fox25
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house this morning with details from dcf about the boys family. michael? >> michael: open case about this family, and family members will be here at 8:00 to light candles outside the alpine street home where the boy who lost his life was originally hurt. kenai whyte smiled and played, appearing happy. all family members have left after sources tell fox25 they believe kenai whyte was beaten to death by a relative. >> he was a happy boy. all he did was play. had a good time. everybody loved him. he is bubbly. >> michael: she is kenai whyte's biological mother. >> he passed away with his blanket. >> michael: boston police say three-year-old suffered some
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alpine street in roxbury, and was unresponsive when rushed to the hospital. police say the young child died yesterday. >> we had an arrangement with the father, and he had him on weekends, and i had him during the weekends. during the weekend i lost my baby. >> michael: what's more the department of children and families dcf confirms they have an open case with the family. dcf says social worker last contacted a care provider for the boy on friday two days he before he was rushed to the hospital. before that he was well fed, clean and without any behavioral issues. dcf has taken custody of another child since that time from this alpine street home. and ashley young said not only did dcf take away five-month-old sister from this house but dcf
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do not live here. we are trying to verify the information with dcf. as for boston police no arrest has been made and homicide detectives are working on the case. michael henrich, fox 23 news. >> sara: dna found of two that crashed off hawaii in a helicopter. seven and rescue ended on nineteenth and official say trace dna was found. corporal christopher orlando of hingham was among those killed in the crash. we are still working to find out if he was one of the marines identified. sara: police investigating tragic death of teenager hit at commuter rail train. the boy is 13-year-old eric plathe of dedham. he was hit at endicott in dedham yesterday by 355 tank lynn bound train out of south station. passengers on the train were
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most of them didn't even know what happened at first. police say this does appear to be an accident and we were on the scene as they investigated this morning and live report straight ahead at 9:00. sara: local town ordered to pay a ransom in order to regain control of network. e-mail with virus arrived at town hall on february 25th. they used the virus to freeze the computer network and police were locked out. police were not able to pay the system so town paid hackers nearly $300 to gain access again >> doesn't appear that anything was taken, compromised at all. >> sara: police chief says the town is backing up files and looking for better days to protect the network. sara: over 14 years mass
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southbound from 495 southbound to the zakim bridge. >> shiri: fills in tonight and take you through the heavier downpours, show you what time it would be worse in your town next. >> sara: nfl making headlines once again when it comes to football inflation. admission from the front office that has both players and fans crying foul. plus bernie sanders and hillary clinton head to new hampshire after a near tie in iowa. a family trip ...it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. major votes... immigration... bad judgment. r he's just not ready to be president.
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like lawrence and hampton, new hampshire. >> sara: this is a time lapse from primary headquarters in manchester, new hampshire. those guys did a fabulous job, and you can watch the video or share it. it is up right now at the facebook page and let's send it over there now to gene. >> gene: last hour we talked about the republicans, this hour talk about the democrats as we come your way from new hampshire primary headquarters here in manchester and professor tom whalan, political professor and historian and more to feel than being the local guy? >> i think he appeals to those affected with the way the economy is going, feels left behind and feel upset about the democratic establishment and obama administration should have
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singing to the voters and not come out of here with a sizable victory, i think it is probably close to over for him. >> gene: hitry had narrow win in iowa, trails here so if she leaves her with loss and narrow win, do anything to her momentum >> i think momentum coming to south carolina and sanders will have problem going to the south of the mason dixob line because he doesn't have apeep. >> gene: as far as electricitiability, hillary would make the transition in the middle. does that factor into anyone's thinking? >> as trump goes down that will affect her and have moderate
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nominee, sanders meet pick up esteem from that. >> gene: anything had been here with guy like michael bloomberg says there's an opkennedy greenway and i can get in. >> bloomberg might get into the race and disaster for the are democrats and i think the republicans have real shot of winning the national election. >> gene: a lot riding on national. tom whalan will be without us during the primary election. >> sara: police got call monday saying that a group of dirt bikes was disrupting traffic on atherton street in roxbury. they tracked the biking down to storage facility on microsoft where they found total of nine dirt bikes and motor scooter next to storage unit to improperly stored gas gains. they say it was a fire hazard. police say the bikes may have been stolen.
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be back in business and government stations will be back open march 26th. they added wheelchair accessibility, improve platforms and station entrance. >> julie: 8:47, watching slow spots around town sticking with us. 93 south average speed 9 miles per hour as you head through medford. sluggish through lexington but we are used to that, pretty typical this time of the morning commute. expressway slow from furnace brook parkway up to right around morrissey boulevard, taking to live look past the gas tank, a little bit space between those cars, not as bad as it could be, still slow you down a bit. 28 minutes braintree pilot to the pike. 36 minutes 93 south from the leverett connector and 15 minutes 128 northbound from university ave in westwood to the weston tolls.
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joining us now and at least we get 50s out of rainy forecast. i like what you're saying. >> shiri: always find a silver lining. cloudy heading toward the city and central massachusetts, merrimac valley, that's where you will find not just drizzle this morning but even a little bit of snow and ice mixing in. nothing that will accumulate, guys, and i don't have the rain coming into later tonight, along with gusts, 35 miles per hour, so got a pretty sloppy set-up, junk moving toward us, along with the warmer temperatures, but we get the heavy rain that's going to push on in and going to be in town afternoon, evening, overnight tonight, show moving front this means we got hours we will be dealing with the downpours but for the time being icy mix from leominster,
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massachusetts up into southern new hampshire and teaturing around the freezing mark and encourage you to take a look at the fox25 weather app and check out temperatures in your town or city before you hit the road. boston 42 at 10:00, 50 by 2:00 this afternoon and we will hang out in 50s the rest of the day, turning much heavier and steadier toward the evening commute. future cast showers with new hampshire border and bring them further south and they will be generally least early morning long and heavier pockets will favor southern new hampshire and western massachusetts and move into the boston area heavier during the evening commute, ask could see scattered lighter showers at noon time today, got lunchtime plans, you need to grab the umbrella if seeing the rain now. look at this through the evening commute, everybody seeing the rain. evening overnight southeastern
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hardest here with not just showers but possibly thunderstorm or two with strong gusting winds. look at that, got rain over southeastern massachusetts. that's how slowly the front is pulling away. the rest of the region sunshine inland and high temperatures making into the 50s, 55 in and around the boston area, couple degrees warmer and turn breezy, wet for the part of the day. friday slight chance over the cape but all day 30s mean it will be cooler and 40s back with partly sunny skies for the weekend and next weather maker rain and snow. >> sara: local college grad
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picks after underinflated footballs were used in last year afc championship game. sara: league says laddie gaga has been picked to sing american anthem. she won award for her work in american horror story. sara: we have a lot more coming your way this morning. sesame street is taking on wall street. how the kids tv program could provide a much needed boost to healthcare and technology start-up. >> shiri: 32 to 42 break down where it is still freezing and icy mix and 5:00 p.m. 50s, fog and rain. >> sara: hole in passenger jet following explosion and new this
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