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the boston area butot everyone is on board. why one community thinks leaders made the wrong choice about a movie based on the boston marathon bombing. >> a big day for democrats and voters once again head to the polls in south carolina. hillary clinton is looking to pick up a third win while bernie sanders wants to even out the playing field. plus a major new endorsement for the republican front-runner. >> i'm proud to be here to endorse donald trump for president of the united states. >> what a local leader has to say about trump's new found support just days away from super tuesday. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: good saturday morning. thanks so much for waking up with the fox 25 morning news at 6 a.m., saturday, february 27th, the saturday in february already. i'm heather hegedus. >> and i'm blair miller, jason brewer is in the weather center
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in the teens and 20s. >> jason: absolutely. it's a cold start. all is not loss, sunshine on the way later. 18 in leominster, 17 in chelmsford, places in boston hovering in the lower 20s right now. back towards milton 20 degrees. a few upper teens all the way down to wareham and sitting at 19 there in harwich. for today, sunshine, upper 40s, pretty typical for this time of the year. as we take a look around a upper 30s to the west with lower 40s over to the east side of the state. more, though, on the 50s as we head into the rest of the weekend coming up. >> heather: we'll be speaking with you soon. two people are dead after a crash in lynn, it happened along the busy lynn way. the north be northbound side does remain closed as police continue to investigate. >> the car involved hit a stephanie coueignoux is live didn't stop there.
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police are saying that suv hit that building so hard that it spun around and ended up in the middle of the road. taking a look behind me in just the last 10 minutes, they loaded what's left of that suv onto a flatbed truck. it's hard to tell but that crumpled mess is that suv. in the meantime, take a look, that is the hole that the impact left. this is the dunkin' donuts, you can see how hard that impact was from that massive hole. but i do want to get to some video of that suv. this was the suv that was involved in that crash. from this video, you can see that it is completely smashed. in fact, one side of it was just ripped off from the impact from that damage. it does appear that speed could be a factor in that crash. police telling me they do not know at this point whether alcohol was involved. but this happened around 2:30
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people were inside that suv, a man and a woman, and police were saying that both were thrown from the vehicle and died. this was the only vehicle involved in that crash. at this point in the morning, a building inspector is now inside that dunkin' donuts to determine whether that building is structurally sound. again, the northbound lane still closed at this hour as police and crews are continuing to clean up the debris, all of this traffic right here behind me. this is the southbound lane. and, again, police still crash. we're going to continue to reach out to police as soon as we get an update, we will let you know. in lynn, i'm stephanie coueignoux. >> blair: thank you so much, testify. also this morning, a driver is in the hospital and likely face charges, after being pinned under his own vehicle. this was breaking yesterday on the fox 25 news. the scene we found on west bridgewater. it was speeding before it went airborne and hit that house.
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the car window and the vehicle landed on his arm. the entire thing, a terrifying way for the woman upstairs to wake up to. >> i was in bed at the time very shaken up, obviously, but she wasn't injured. >> blair: the owner of that home able to return home yesterday. as bad as it looked in those pictures, it could've been much worse. had it happened minutes later, children could've been in that direct path of the suv as they waited for the school bus. >> heather: thankfully that's not the case. the murder of the teenager, say the sentence handed down, was not enough. yesterday, of the was charged to 40 years in prison for the murder of colleen ritzer. now, ritzer's family wants that law changed, saying they cannot stomach the thought of their free.
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restrictions our family will be forced to attend parole hearings beginning in 38 years, which is simply unimaginable to us. >> heather: chism will become eligible for parole after serving 35 years. he will be 54 years old when he is eligible to release from prison. words cannot express the pain and sorrow the past two and a half years have been. however, there is no one who has suffered more than the ritzer family. the ritzer family has her prayers and respect as they continue to heal. and yesterday was an emotional day in court as you can imagine, as many of colleen's friends and family testified at her killer's sentencing. can you find the complete coverage up right now at myfoxboston.com. >> blair: fox 25 is watching another court case as it gets started a maynard firefighter made his appearance before a judge as he's accused of child
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he's accused of sexual assaulting a 9-year-old boy back in 1991. he has served on the maynard fire department for 30 years. this morning, he's being held on $15,000 bail. >> heather: a bank teller is facing charges this morning. accused of stealing at least $11,000 from customer accounts. kaleigh quest was arrested after an internal investigation in west boylston after money was stolen from the account of two senior citizens. the bank caught her red handed on surveillance video. they didn't realize the money was missing until the bank got in touch. >> i got a notice from the bank that there was something very important they wanted to talk to me about as far as my account is concerned were you got to be in some kind of desperate thing to try to take advantage of older people. >> heather: accused of taking
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as for donald cox you just heard from, he has already had his money returned. they are investigating whether there's more victims out there. they will repay every penny taken. she will be in court on wednesday. >> blair: now we're learning he could be fined to other home burglaries roberto was arraigned in worcester. just the day before, it took a s.w.a.t. team to take him in custody. muenez is in being investigated with 35 different investigations. thousands of items he was accused of stealing were found in his home. >> heather: a car breaking ring was busted. and police have five people in custody and could be part of a national crime group. police caught up with the suspects on wednesday. they tracked them down after a woman took a person's car. and they believe they're part of
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>> there's a lot of working parts and they've been pretty much all over the country. >> heather: police say they had heard of that gang before but didn't realize that until the group made its way to new hampshire. they're accused of stealing cars from grocery stores, and gyms. >> blair: today voters in south carolina, will get their say in the state's democratic primary. the polls open there in just an hour and hillary clinton and bernie sanders both spent the day before looking to gain last minute support. caroline has a look at a pair of events in south carolina, that found the candidates just a mile apart. >> reporter: it is way past time to make sure women get equal pay for the work we do. >> reporter: both hillary clinton and bernie sanders making campaign stops here in the small city of orangeburg south carolina friday evening. >> i am opposed to the death penalty. secretary clinton does not agree
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minimum wage, people who work full time should not be left mired in poverty. now everything i just said, the republicans don't agree with. >> reporter: limit ton ahead in south carolina by more than 25 points. this as both candidates are focused on primary saturday, but also fast approaching super tuesday. >> i do not have a super pac, i do not raise millions of dollars from wall street. secretary clinton has a super pac, receives last filing $15 million from wall street. >> reporter: both candidates are on the attack. clinton out with a new tv ad, featuring gabby giffords. >> we have a gun violence problem. so i'm voting for hillary clinton. she will stand up to the gun lobby. >> reporter: this as the "boston globe" is running an editorial,
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the centers for disease control to research gun violence. >> blair: clinton and sanders are already looking past today's primary. each prepared to head to another state there. clinton will be in policeman and sanders in alabama. former chris christie is backing the front-runner, donald trump. he said, he is ready to hit the campaign trail for trump. experts say this new backing could be a pivotal moment in this race. one local leader is making it clear, he is not jumping on the donald trump bandwagon. just before the new hampshire primary, governor baker supported chris christie for president. and now he tells, he is surprised christy waved his way back into the campaign but it's not going to waiver his thoughts. >> i told early in the campaign how i felt about donald trump.
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disagreeing with trump on a few points, including blasting his ban on muslims ridiculous. he is not making any more endorsements in the future and has not decided who he will vote on on super tuesday. people in more than a dozen states, including massachusetts will go to the polls on super tuesday. we will have full coverage on air and online, our app, and at myfoxboston.com. >> heather: a local man lucky to be alive after a terrifying crash along the highway. coming up, the chain reaction crash that sent a guardrail right through a car. plus, the push to protect all creatures who live in our area. >> make sure that boston is taking care of all of its residents, including the four legged ones. >> heather: next we need to take a closer look at where our
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. >> blair: there's a new push to better protect animals in our area. one lawmaker wants to ban from commercial breeders. those pets are bread quickly and without the proper care that can lead to sky high vet bills even
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elizabeth hopkins has more on how the proposed bill would help people and their pets. >> reporter: he is as adorable as his disposition is sweet. but he wasn't always in such fine form. >> sam was brought in in the middle of the night. he was having a really really hard time breathing. he was really obviously very sick. >> reporter: hope is also at angel medical center and on the mend as well. she is cute and custody lee but looks can be deceiving, dogs like these are bread from parents without proper veterinary care and offspring not given proper nutrition, according to animal advocates. >> a large scale breeding facility where there are a number of dogs being kept and bread by cycle, is a puppy mill. >> reporter: before properly weaned they're often mailed to retail locations for sale. matt o'malley has proposed a law that would stop that and extend
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>> this would outlaw the selling or purchasing of puppies, cats, kittens, dogs or rats from pet stores in the city of boston. it would also add a prohibition on the roadside sale of pets. which happens with much more frequency than one would think. >> reporter: create issues that can run unexpected vet bills in the thousands of dollars. >> we've had people contact us with -- they had gotten a sick puppy. we've had people contact us where their puppy has genetic issues. >> reporter: the sale of rabbits in boston have left salers overrun with them. more than 120 cities across the city launched similar laws to that one proposed. not one is in mass. they'd like to change that. >> it's inhuman i want boston to be known that it's taking care of all of its residents including the four legged ones.
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>> heather: today marks two weeks since the harvard massachusetts man was last seen alive. zachary march was last seen in faneuil hall early morning hours two weeks ago. surveillance video is now leading them to believe that mar ended up in the charles river. state police divers once again search the area near the saik kim bridge, they're using sonar to find any sign of maur. so far the search has turned up empty. >> blair: a rock town employee will be off the job for two weeks. that's albert, behind the controls of a front loader, threatening to run over a business owner. now he's suspended without pay. some say it's a slap on the wrist but a town administrator tells fox 25, his hands are tied because of labor laws.
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the only time he's been in trouble on the job. one tells, he disabled brother. on myfoxboston.com. >> knew your local forecast from meteorologist jason brewer and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. >> jason: good saturday morning. right now, sunshine, a beautiful sunrise, temperatures a little chilly, though, we're sitting in the 20s right now. but just fluff for the wind to be a little bit crisp. i have a wind chill of 20 degrees, right now reported at logan. sunny skies, breezy winds, lots of 50s thanks to the southwest breeze coming up tomorrow. and we're timing out some workweek rain. we'll have that straight ahead in the seven-day forecast. right now, see those temps running in the teens, worcester at 15, norwood at 19, hyannis at 22. so even the cape and islands running a bit chilly this morning. our temperatures are colder than yesterday. remember we had a cold front come through and dip those temperatures, and it's
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colder side of average this morning. the good news is there are clear skies above. so i have sunshine all day today. you see those temperatures 10:00 in the morning, as we watch them with future cast. still running just around the freezing mark, if not a little below. go up to 1:00, mid to upper 30s. we begin to see the milder readings moving in by about 3:30, temperatures topping out around 40 degrees. keep it a little bit chillier in some of the out lying locations. if you have plans tonight, we're not going to see a big dip in temperatures after sunset. we're going to have a southwest wind flow, that's going to help temperatures from really bottoming out overnight. as you get started on your sunday, you can expect low and mid 30s, not teens and 20s like we're seeing now. if you're ready for the 50s, they're coming back tomorrow afternoon. there's, 4, 5:00, sunday. upper 40s and lower 50s out there. after a seasonable day out there, look at these numbers, rebounding well above normal.
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of the upcoming week ahead. we do have some rain chances. looks like the first half of monday, a good chance at a few passing showers coming through. dry on tuesday. wednesday, a more potent storm system on the way to bring us a much healthier dose of what looks to be rain right now. looking at the overnight models and show you what we have for the end of the week. but the weekend always in view, 40 today. 51 coming up tomorrow. look at those numbers. we'll see 50 in many spots for your sunday afternoon. i think if anyone is going to stay out of the 50s, it will be the outer cape and possibly the island thanks to that 40 degree water and the south west winds coming over that. here's the seven-day forecast, 40 today, 50 tonight, 37 on monday morning, showers, rain showers, possibly impacting the bus stop weather and morning commute time. and then up to a 55 degrees by wednesday.
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and we're getting colder behind that one. heather and blair. >> heather: another popular hit for high tech toy, mbta is just the latest looking to ban the hoverboards. a growing list that includes airlines, colleges. the agency says safety concerns about the boards which are known to spontaneously combust. and the decision comes just day after this house fire in chelmsford. fire investigators say a hoverboard is what started that fire. no one was hurt, but there's not much left of the toy. it also comes as one of the largest hoverboard companies in the country that asked to stop using its product. sag way says until new safety standards are issued no one should be using hoverboards. the consumer products safety commission said all hoverboards are unsafe. right now there's no time line for when the mbta will ban hoverboardsful.
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>> blair: pretty soon, it will cost you more to mail something first class. it all goes back two years, when they were given temporary permission to increase. mailing a one letter will cost you 46 cents. >> heather: jc penney is launching a campaign to try to keep customer penny days and it will last all year. and it's exactly how it sounds, some items will be sold for a penny. i believe they did it years ago but not in day and age. it comes as the retail chain is looking to make a comeback. it has not recorded a profit in five years. >> blair: coming up this morning, why some people say saving lives with narcan is only enabling addicts. plus the survey company known as stirring the pot has posed a very unusual question to voters
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next >> blair: some pretty unusual stories we're following this morning. a police chase in california
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head. you see the video right here. you'll see why. this pony dressed up as a unicorn had police on its tail. he had escaped from a photo shoot in california. and was on the run. here's the picture. tons of drivers reported the unicorn and its pink horn for hours. >> heather: can you imagine the double takes people were doing? but, hey, probably exciting for children to see. ly unicorns are real! speaking of, this is local la, a cockapoo puppy from maryland. she's out smarting planning daring escapes from a playpen. after two successful efforts, her owners set up a hidden camera to catch her next move that you're viewing this through and check it out, she actually scaled that fence to freedom right there.
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considering changing her name from local la to houdini. who doesn't love a puppy. she is so cute. >> blair: i always want to set up a video to see what my dog does when we're not there. the company policy polling is known for polling amusing questions in its survey. they ask one in four republicans if they think ted cruz is a said yak killer. 10% said yes. 2% think cruz is not a homicidal maniac. the joke started, was a killer back in the 60s and 70s who was never caught. i think this is how serious people in these polls take them. 10%. >> heather: i think the soed yak face has a very common face, unfortunately. hollywood, one local
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of one to capture the spot where it happened. still ahead why some residents are saying their leaders are doing them a disservice. >> jason: for forecast today includes plenty of sunshine, seasonable temperatures. i'll tell you when warmer air moves in and how long it sticks around coming up. >> reporter: following breaking news. two people have died after what's with him? he's happy. your family's finally eating vegetables thanks to our birds eye voila skillet meals. and they only take 15 minutes to make. ahh! birds eye voila
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. this is fox 25 morning news. frjts >> . >> heather: good morning. and happy saturday. here's a live look at the city of boston. there's the sunrise, what a gorgeous sight there. we are off to a cold sight, but the sun warming things up nicely this afternoon. >> blair: it's cold out there right now. 6:30 this saturday, good to have you here, i'm p.m. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. jason brewer is in the storm tracker weather center this morning. we are expecting another blustery day. but as we saw, the sunshine, that's a help. >> jason: absolutely. we're going to see plenty of that all day long today. teens as you get out. 18 in boylston as we start the day. a little cooler than normal. natick 21, lexington 18. lynn you're at 20 degrees early on this saturday. and even the cape and islands seeing upper teens and lower 20s this morning. but we have afternoon highs rebounding in the upper 30s and lower 40s.
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especially that will continue tonight and actually help to change our temperatures over the weekend. i'll tell you what that means for us straight ahead. >> heather: breaking this morning, two people dead after a car crash in lynn. it happened along the busy lynn way. right now the lane does remain closed while police investigate. >> blair: fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live from the scene. stephanie, just an unbelievable scene out there as you've been showing us this morning. >> reporter: when we first arrived, we saw what was left of that suv, blair and heather, and i can tell you it was a mangled piece of debris. simply horrific. taking a look behind me, crews are now working to put salt down on the road. what they did was hosed this scene off. because it's so cold, they're now salting the road to prevent it from freezing over. take a look at this. now that the sun is up, you can actually see the hole in the side of that dunkin' donuts.
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in the last five minutes, they towed the suv away. i want to get to some video. you can get a better idea of how hard the suv crashed into that wall right there. it really was just completely smashed. one side of it just totally ripped off. and from that damage, it does appear that speed could be a factor in the crash right now. the cause still under investigation. i asked state police whether alcohol could've played a role. but right now they say they don't know at this point. this all happened at around 2:30 this morning. we're told the two people inside that suv, a man and a woman, they were thrown from the vehicle and died. and that impact so hard that they actually spun around out of the building. and landed in the median. police at this hour, still haven't released the name of the two people who died. we do know this was the only vehicle involved in this crash.
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of this area. as they continue to clean up of you can see traffic here behind me. this is the southbound lane. coming up, the second investigation now underway this morning that's connected to this crash. in lynn, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> blair: stephanie, i'll see you then. incredible video of the aftermath of a crash on 93 that snarled traffic for hours. here in this video, you can see a guardrail poking through the dashboard that pinned a driver inside his car. this happened in rand dollar yesterday just as rush hour was getting underway. it hit a vehicle and another vehicle. as bad it looks in the video it could've been a lot worse. >> it could've been a little lower, or farther back, it could've pierced his body and potentially could've been a fatal crash. >> blair: he was med flighted to boston medical center and is expected this morning to recover. two other crashes happened
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one left a local man dead. sky fox over this scene as well on route 195 west in somerset. state police say a 55-year-old fall river man swerved to avoid debris in the road. and his car flipped there as you can see in the video. he was pronounced dead at the scene. the second crash involved two cars and was not related to that first accident. >> heather: a house for homeless families badly damaged by fire. firefighters tell fox 25 they were called to the scene before noon yesterday. and right here, you can see the extent of the damage pretty bad. the house in norwell is a shelter for families in transition. fortunately, no one was home at the time. that fire is believed to be related to an overheated electrical unit. the family that lived there is now being relocated. >> blair: this morning, we continue to update a major story in kansas where a gunman killed three people and injured 14 others at an office. new this morning, a woman has been charged with giving the
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assault rifle used in the attack. that gunman, cedric ford was shot in an exchange of gunfire with police. he shot his victims randomly. and it was the officer that arrived that single-handedly took out the gunman. >> heather: no strikes for the unions for a major supermarket. stop & shop telling fox 25 four of units postpone votes to organize strikes. it comes as a contract for 10,000 stop & shop employees expire today and negotiations for a new contract under way. early in the week, they had threatened to vote on sunday if their demands weren't met. the union also posted this video online right here featuring massachusetts workers hoping to sway public opinion. >> when we're valued by stop & shop for the work that we do, it makes a difference. rewarding hard work with better wages and benefits. >> heather: the union says stop
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looking to cut workers pensions and increase benefits. deny that claim, saying they're working to give more pay and their are cheaper than the american average. >> blair: hoping to recreate the watertown shootout in watertown. >> by here helicopters now, i remember that day. >> blair: coming up, the memories brought up by the film. and the reason why some people who saw the shoot out feel betrayed. >> heather: a facebook video going viral. a local vet going from robo menu to robo menu. >> why you are being transferred to a representative. >> heather: the simple task that veteran was trying to do that had him stuck on the phone with the v.a. for hours.
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should be a sunny afternoon. . >> heather: it really is just frustrating to watch. but for veterans trying to get care, it really is an all too familiar problem. this video you're about to see is going viral of a veteran stuck on an automated call trying to make an appointment with the v.a. in bedford. he posted the video that now has more than a million views. and moultd ton says the video highlights why a bill he's
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able to use a mobile app to set up appointments is needed. a veteran of the marines himself, molten says this kind of experience, unfortunate, is not unusual. >> it's not an extraordinary video of some made up situation, this is a real challenge that veterans face every single day. >> heather: now that the video has gone viral the good news is that that veteran has finally been able to make an appointment. >> blair: the video makers of the watertown bombing, wanted to recreate the shoot out in watertown but the leaders there are saying no. some residents wouldn't want the movie shot in their neighborhood. instead, the majority overwhelming supported the why they. the decision city officials to stop the filming surprised both the movies producers and the residents, many of whom had spent weeks working with film crews to make sure the movie would be accurate. >> if i hear a helicopter now, i remember that day. and it's really, you know, it
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>> blair: to explain, watertown's manager, released a statement saying filming the recreation is not in the best interest of the city. producers of patriots day are looking for a new place in the area to shoot that same scene. happening today, some runners will be wearing super hero costumes to train for the boston marathon. it supports a small nonprofit. the foundation is one of those groups participating. team mr 8 is running the boston marathon, in honor of the bombings littlest victim, 8-year-old martin richard. >> heather: best of luck to them. tragedy averted on the runway. you got to see this incredible landing that happened all without a front wheel. >> blair: now, narcan, the mere rackcally overdose reversing judge now asks critics saving lives or enabling addicts. >> whoever he was with made the
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>> heather: to a fox 25 investigation now. earlier this month, we told you about a weymouth firefighter who went on a facebook ramp about heroin rant addicts, complaining that addicts are using again hours after being treated. that firefighter was suspended. while most agree the firefighter was offensive in the way he chose to go about the message. there it is, some say he was right about addicts overdosing multiple times and not getting the help they need. i looked into the problem and how it's affecting families on the front lines of the heroin epidemic. >> whoever he was made the phone
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of -- i'm a friend of luke's and he just o.d. >> reporter: they live with the constant fear and anxiety and worry about whether their son luke, a heroin addict is alive, he started using at 19 and now at 20 is addicted to heroin. his parents say he fights that addiction every day. about a month ago they had a serious scare and almost lost luke to a heroin overdose. >> they used narcan on him. >> reporter: he was given another chance that day because of it. >> if you can give someone another chance, you know, that's a good thing. >> reporter: some e.m.t.s and first responders administer the drug it's frustrating when they have to revive the same addict multiple times. >> when you wake them up with narcan, you try to give them the lecture and let them know they've come that close to death and maybe next time won't get to
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>> if we didn't have narcan, i wouldn't be part of my family no more. because of it, i'm still here today. >> reporter: recovering addict, knows it all too well one of the victims revived several times. once two times in one day. >> i didn't look at it a safety net. am i going to use because there's narcan there. i'm going to use, i had to, i was sick, i needed it. >> it's hard to stop. these addicts who overdose it. >> reporter: they believe it saved their son's life and think anyone living with an addict to get their hands on it. >> you need to have it in your home, in your pocketbook, your car, hopefully you'll never have to use it. but if you need it. >> reporter: luke's parents say, they're not thinking about dying, their addiction takes
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next fix. sadly, we found out, luke had checked himself out of rehab again. for them, the cycle continues. >> i know my son. and i feel so many of these other kids that are in the same predicament and that suffer with the diseases because they don't want to be that way. >> heather: well, the price of a single price of narcan has greatly dropped because the state is now able to buy it in bulk for local municipalities. it used to go for $60 a dose now they're able to buy a dose for $20. there are community organizations as well, for example, luck, which is in fitchburg, now honoring families like them with narcan. >> now your weather forecast from meteorologist jason brewer and the storm tracker weather team. >> jason: good morning, a sunny start to the day.
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not too blustery, breezy this afternoon, but not like the past couple of days. sunshine continues all day long as well. take a look here, we're going to see workweek rain returning. but not for the weekend. we'll take that and even some 50s coming back. not today but into tomorrow. take out those numbers right now. in the teens, bedford, 17, worcester at 15, norwood at 19, lawrence, beverly, up to portsmouth, new hampshire, all of the teens. a few 20s sprinkled in. as we go through the afternoon, we'll enjoy seasonable weather, mild temps, with temperatures colder than yesterday, we're feeling that change and the bracing shot as you step out. sunny skies, though, look at that. we go back to the west, we're seeing a few lake affect snow flurries, those even coming to an end. and flurries temperatures today, warm up nicely into the lower 30s about 10 in the morning and by 1:00, upper 30s will pop out in the lower 40s just after that. and watch what happens tonight.
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those nights where the temperatures just fall down quickly after dark. we're going to have a southwest wind flow. we'll have increasing clouds come overnight. our overnight lows won't be that much colder than it would be after dark. a lot of the lower 30s as you get started on your sunday. now, on sunday afternoon, we have a chance to make a run at some 50s out there. a good 10 degrees above normal. coming up by the end of the weekend. we'll have some rain to kick off next week. monday looks like a quick shot of some passing showers possibly as early as the commute times. we'll be keeping an eye on that. tuesday is dry. then on wednesday, a much more potent storm system arrives with a good chance for rain, possibly some mixing. we'll be watching the exact track of the lull. the models are going to have a better handle on this by sunday night into monday. right now just an early look at this disturbance we'll be watching coming across the ohio valley, taking up to wednesday,
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all rain for now in our forecast. but then that cold air wraps in behind it, so north and west of boston might end as a few flakes, we'll be watching the track, though, it does look colder by the end of next week. the weekend always in view. today, 40 degrees, seasonable. tomorrow 51. pretty good warm up on the way on sunday. and that warm up continues into monday and really hangs around, tuesday, wednesday as well. the storm clears out. we get colder, back in the teens by the end of the week. >> blair: this morning a call to make our drunk driving laws suffer. the first offense, lose your license for six months. but some say that's not keeping drunk drivers off the streets. ahead in the next hour, the change that will allow first time offenders to keep (vo) new tidy cats lightweight 4-in-1 fights mess right. attacks three strong litter box odors, plus locks clumps tight. ... and now it's light. every home, every cat.
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. >> the bruins trying to build off an impressive win over the penguins. they were down in carolina friday night to face the hurricanes. a special night for the bruins, all of the players bringing dad along for the ride. swept by brett connolly, finds patrice bergeron. 1 nothing the bs. didn't take long to double up the scores. two minutes later, blue line to blue line. match matt less ski put in the work. he finds the from a tough angle. 2-1 boston. one timer, it's golden. 4-1 the final offer carolina. win number 388 for claude
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brad ross, as the bruins career coaching leader. 23 years old, a merging clubhouse leader, hardly the highest paid player on the team. that didn't stop him from playing the role of sugar daddy on thursday night. inviting the entire red sox roster out to fort myers to dinner on his dime. a player on and off the field. he's versatile and willing to change positions if need be. and this year start the season playing next to center field. >> that right field line is tough because it's 390 and yitsdz right now. a lot of ground to cover. we're trying to do. >> i'm courtney fallon, that's your saturday morning sports. >> blair: amazing videos as pilots of a cargo jet, make a
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let's show it to you, the nose wheel of the plane failed to deploy so the flight crew only had the rear wheelings to touchdown. you see the front of the plane as it landed there. only three people on the flied. none of them hurt. >> heather: incredible there. >> thousands of dollars taken from the bank accounts of two local seniors. coming up, why the bank didn't need to look too far for the suspect. >> jason: all right. i'm talking about warmer temperatures. but also a chance for rain, possibly snow in seven-day forecast. all straight ahead. >> blair: donald trump says he's going to build a wall along the mexico can't border. but what about the northern bo oh-oh, oh-oh oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-ooh, oh
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up so, where do you want to start? i think this is a pretty good place.
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. >> jason: off to a cold start this saturday. but i'll tell you who can see 50s this weekend. >> reporter: we're following breaking news. two people have died in this early morning crash. the questions we're now asking state police. >> blair: a major hollywood movie looking to film right here in boston area. but not everyone is on board. why one community thinks leaders made the wrong choice about a movie based on the boston marathon bombing. >> heather: a big day for democrats as voters once again head to the polls in south carolina. hillary clinton is looking to pick up a third win while bernie sanders wants to even out the playing field.
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endorsement for the republican front-runner. >> i'm proud to be here to endorse donald trump for the president of the united states. >> heather: what a local leader has to say about trump's new found support just days away from super tuesday. >> this is complete new england coverage. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: good morning, thanks so much for waking up to with the fox 25 morning news, it's 7 a.m., on saturday, february 27th. we made it to the last weekend in february. got through february. i'm heather hegedus. >> blair: and i'm blair miller, fox 25 jason brewer is in the weather center with more. plenty cold out there, starting in the teens and 20s. >> jason: you bet, colder than yesterday morning. good news is, plenty of sun to go around for your saturday. see those temps right now mid to upper teens in many locations. worcester forecast for today, takes you up above freezing at 1:00. sunny skies all day. temperatures tonight, not falling off drastically. i'll tell you what's going on
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look at those highs today in the upper 30s and lower 40s, a seasonable saturday in store. we are following breaking news for you this morning. two people dead after a crash in lynn. it happened across the busy lynn way. in just the last few minutes, the northbound has now reopened after being shut down for several hours. >> blair: the car involved in this, hit a dunkin' donuts, stephanie coueignoux is live from lynn this morning. she's been updating all morning. investigators have been busy on that scene. >> reporter: and we've actually been seeing some of them start taking measurements as they continue their investigation this morning. taking a look behind me, you can see they've now cleared the scene. you can see that white area, that's actually where they salted the road. this he had hosed off the debris. because it's so cold, this he had to put the salt down to prevent it from freezing. take a look, now that the the sun is up, you can get an idea of the hole inside this wall. they still haven't boarded this
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this is the dunkin' donuts and that is the area where the suv slammed right into it. i do want to get to some video because they have taken -- out of the scene right now. this was the suv that was involved in this crash. and this video gives you a better idea of just how hard it hit that building. you can see it really is just a mangled wreck right there. in fact, one side of it it was completely ripped off. this crash happened around 2:30 this morning. police still investigating the cause of that crash. factor. i did ask about alcohol. these they are still working to determine whether that could've been a factor. we are told that two people were woman. they were actually thrown from the vehicle and died here on scene. now this was the only vehicle involved in that crash. and, again, the northbound lanes now back open. we'll have another live update for you in 30 minutes.
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coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> blair: a lot of questions there this morning. also this morning, a driver is in the hospital and likely will face charges after being pinned under his own vehicle. some pictures from the scene there. the story was breaking yesterday on fox 25 morning news. and this is the scene we found on mat field street in west bridgewater. a witness told police the suv was speeding before it went air boerne around hit that home. the driver was thrown through the car window and the vehicle landed on his arm. the whole thing a terrifying way for the woman up stairs to wake up to. >> was in bed at the time. very shaken up obviously but she wasn't injured. >> blair: the owner of the home was able to return home sometime yesterday and this morning, no word on that driver's name. but police tell fox 25 as bad as it looked there, it could've been much worse. had it happened just minutes later, children would've been directly in the suv lane to pass as they waited for that school bus.
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handed down for her daughter's killer is not enough. philip chism was charged to 40 years in prison for the rape and murder of colleen ritzer. but the 17-year-old has a chance at parole because of a supreme judicial court ruling that came down two months after ritzer was murdered in 2013. now ritzer's family is looking to get that law changed, saying they cannot stomach the thought of their daughter's killer going free. >> because of the sjc restrictions our family will be forced to attend parole hearings in 38 years, which is simply unimaginable to us. >> heather: he will be eligible for parole after 40 years old. so he will be a 4 years old, freedom. yesterday. but she released a statement, there has been no one who has
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diane ritzer says her family her prayers and respect as they continue to heal. as taken of the friends and family testified at the killer's sentencing. you can find complete coverage right now on myfoxboston.com. >> blair: fox 25 is watching another court case as it gets started. a maynard firefighter appears before a judge. he's accused of child rape. he hid his face or tried to yesterday, he's accused of sexual assaulting a 9-year-old boy back in 1991. he has served on the main nard fire department for 13 years and this morning being held on $15,000 bail. >> heather: a bank teller facing charges accused of stealing at least $11,000 from customer's accounts. kaylee quist was arrested last month at quint ton savings bank in west boylston. they found money missing from the accounts of two senior citizens. police say the bank caught her
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video. 80-year-old donald cox was one of the victims. he told fox 25 he didn't even realize the money was gone until the bank got in touch with him. >> i got a notice from the bank that there was something very important that they wanted to talk to me about, as far as my account was concerned. you got to be in some kind of desperate thing to try to take advantage of, you know, older people. >> quist is also accused of taking money from a 92-year-old man. donald cox has already had his money returned. the bank says they are still investigating whether their other victims out there. and the bank says they will repay every penny taken. he is due in court monday. >> blair: a man accused of stealing a gun from a police officer inside his home. roberto was arraigned yesterday in worcester. am just the day before, they took a s.w.a.t. team to take municipal necessary into custody after a stand off.
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different break ins. thousands of items he's accused of stealing were found inside his home. >> heather: a car robbery ring is busted. they think it could be part of a national crime group. they caught up with suspects wednesday. they tracked them down after a thief allegedly took a purse from a woman's car. they believe the members are part of is so called felony lane gang. >> it's a big scheme and a lot of working parts. and they've been pretty much all over the country. >> police say they've heard of the gang before but didn't realize until this incident that the gang made its way up to new hampshire. the group is noted for unlocking cars at day cares, grocery stores and gyms. >> blair: today voters in south carolina will get their say in the state's democratic primary. polls open just moments ago and hillary clinton and bernie sanders spent the day before looking to gain some last minute
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caroline has a look of events in south carolina that found those candidates just a mile apart. >> it is way past time to make sure women get equal pay for the work we do. >> reporter: both hillary clinton and bernie sanders making campaign stops in the small city of orangeburg, south carolina on friday evening. >> i am opposed to the death penalty. secretary clinton does not agree with me. >> we also have to raise the minimum wage. people who work full time, should not be left mired in poverty. everything i just said the republicans don't agree with. >> reporter: clinton ahead in south carolina by more than 20 points. this as both candidates are not only focused on saturday's primary. but also on fast approaching super tuesday. >> i do not have a super pac. i do not raise millions of
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secretary clinton has a super pac, receives last filing $15 million from wall street. >> reporter: both candidates are on the attack. clinton out with a new tv ad featuring gabby gifford. >> we have a gun violence problem. so i'm voting for hillary clinton. she will stand up to the gun lobby. >> reporter: this as the boston globe is running an editorial, criticizing sanders for allowing the centers for disease control allow to research gun violence. >> blair: clinton and sabldder looking past today's primary. each heading to another state. clinton will be in alabama, clinton, texas and alabama. former hopeful, chris christie is now backing the front-runner, donald trump. the new jersey governor says he is ready to hit the campaign frail for trump. experts say this new backing
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one local leader is making it clear, though, he is not jumping on the donald trump bandwagon. just before the new hampshire primary, governor christie supported christy for government. he is surprised christy weighed back into the campaign but not going to sway his thoughts on trump. >> the early days of the presidential campaign how i felt about donald trump. >> blair: governor baker has gone on record disagreeing with donald trump on a few points, including blasting his plan to ban muslims, as, quote, ridiculous, baker says he's not making any more endorsements in the future and has not decided who he will vote for on super tuesday. we are now just, of course, days away from that super tuesday. people in more than a dozen states, including massachusetts will go to the polls. we will have full coverage of the results, here online, and on our app, myfoxboston.com. >> heather: a local man lucky to be alive after a terrifying
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coming up, the chain reaction that sent a guardrail right through a car. >> jason: plus keeping first time drunk drivers from being repeat offenders, next a piece of technology that may offer a solution. >> jason: not as blustery
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developing this afternoon. >> blair: time now 7:13. there's a proposal to change tough drunk driving penalties here in massachusetts. bob ward reports a new senate bill would give first time offenders a choice between losing their driver's license or having an interlock device installed. >> reporter: drunk driving laws are tough, first offense lose your license for six months. strong medicine but doesn't guarantee you don't keep driving sober or inneb operated. there's a new law, that will allow them to keep their license but install one of these. an ignition, interlock device, they have to blow into this and if it measures a tiny amount of alcohol, the engine is lock, the
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the registry finds out. >> with the interlock, it separates drinking from driving. >> reporter: frank harris is the national director for madd. they've come up with startling stats. since 2006, they stopped 37,000 attempts to driving drunk in massachusetts. extending the interlock to state drivers, tim, says makes sense. >> i think it will save lives if we do this. >> reporter: i asked the massachusetts drivers, what do they think about this, do they think it's going too easy on first time offenders. >> i think it's good to give people a choice to get them back on track. when they're off track, it dash. >> i think it's a great idea because people still have to go to work. >> reporter: well, the driver would still have to pay for the cost of the interlock, it starts at $2.50 a day. turned bill, second offenders would have that system in their
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up from there, dwi offenders arrested three and four times. right now this is a senate bill, no time table when the full senate might consider it. i'm bob ward, fox 25 news. >> heather: today marks two weeks since a harvard alive. zachary march was last seen faneuil hall. and police believe he ended up in the charles river. state police divers once again searched that area near the cake kim bridge. they're using sonar sec nothing to find any sign of marr. right now it turns up empty but we'll keep you posted. >> blair: a rockland town employee will be off the job for two weeks. here's why. that's albert jeanine behind the controls of a front-runner, threatening to run over a
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now he's suspended without pay. some people say it's a slap in the wrist. but the town administrator say tells fox 25 his hands are tied because of labor laws. that's not the only time he's been in trouble on the job. one employee tells fox 25, he bullied his disabled brother. we'll put that story on myfoxboston.com. >> now your weather forecast from meteorologist jason brewer and the storm tracker weather team. >> jason: happy saturday. good morning, we're off to a sunny start. a little chilly, crisp and cool. at least we've got plenty of sun to go around to kick off this weekend. like to share these social media pictures getting this on twitter fromnan it wassket beach courtesy of neil wood. and gorgeous gloucester, thank you for shooting that to us. beautiful sun coming up over the atlantic. current temperature in boston. sunny skies, light west wind.
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in the air, feels like 14 when you factor that wind taking heat off of your skin. temperatures you in the upper teens for norwood. all upper teens. still a colder, westward. worcester at 16 right now. we're all running a little bit colder than we were yesterday at this time on the order of 10, 12 degrees colder, so feeling a built of a bite in the air. but we will have sun all day. look at the satellite view here with me. nice and quiet. a couple of those flurries over the lake affect areas be upstate new york, that's as close as any snow gets to us today. temperature still below freezing at 10 in the morning. as we head to about lunchtime, we'll see upper 30s, mixing in lower 40s in there at around 3, 4:00, watch what happens after dark, we're not going to see temperatures plummet downward as we would on a clear and calm night. we're going to see a southwest wind. we'll stay a bit breezy, keep that in your happened for your outdoor plans this evening. but it won't be terribly cold.
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tomorrow in the low to mid 30s. so a good five, 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. by sunday afternoon, lots of low 50s sprinkling in here. going to be a mild finish to the weekend. there's those highs today, upper 30s and lower 40s even nashua at 22 and then look tomorrow, 55 degrees boston as well. i think tomorrow we'll see highs caught in the 40s, outer cape and island when you factor in that affect of colder water today. colder today, but in the 50s going forward. some milder air sticking around. we will have a rain chance coming up. it looked like monday morning, tuesday is quiet. then wednesday, a good soaker on the way. a fast moving system. if it tracks a little farther south. we could end up with a few flakes north and west. i'll have the latest model data on that coming up in the next half hour. your weekend always in view, looks bright, cool, today, a high of 40 degrees.
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milder air sticks around, despite monday morning rain and wednesday rain moves in. looks like a warmer event right now, be monitoring the changes, though, by the end of the week, it does get colder. teens back in store by next wednesday night. >> heather: another hit for a popular high tech toy. for the mbta the latest company now looking to ban hoverboards. it joins the growing list that includes airlines and colleges. it has safety concerns about the board which have been known to spontaneously combust. the decision comes just days after this house fire in chelmsford that we told you about this week. fire investigators say a hoverboard started that fire. no one was hurt. but there's also not much left of the toy now. this comes as one of the largest hoverboard companies in the country to ask customers to stop using its product. sag way says until new safety
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should use hoverboards. earlier the consumer product safety board said almost all hoverboards are unsafe. we'll keep you updated on more information >> >> blair: just a few miles away. a massive wilderness, seek to -- fox 25 investigates heads to the canadian border for an up close look at border control keeping terrorists out. plus the survey company known for stirring the pot has posed a very unusual question to v
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. >> blair: first a police chase out in california had officers there scratching their heads because of this. you see why in the video right here. this pony dressed as a unicorn. police on its tail. escaped from a photo shoot apparently out in california. and the unicorn was on the run -- it's beautiful. but the unicorn was on the run for four hours. dozens of drivers reported seeing the unicorn and it's pink horn running through traffic. >> heather: i'm glad they didn't have to buy a new costume from for the unicorn.
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accidents it could've caused? people must have done double takes as they're driving down the highway. oh, there's a unicorn. another double take, you're about to see local la right there. a cockapoo puppy from maryland. lately out smarting her owners plotting great and great escapes from her playpen. after two successful efforts right there with hidden cameras, she scales that wall right there, the fence to freedom. now they're considering renaming her houdini. but how can you scold a puppy that's adorable. >> blair: you got to wonder what else that dog is getting into. >> heather: she's mischief have yous. >> blair: a company known for including some unusual questions in its survey. while in one, it asks for the republicans, they think ted cruz is a zodiac killer.
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10% answered yet. 32% are unsure. apparently it's a joke that dates back to 2013 and started with a tweet. he was a serial killer back in the 60s and 70s but was never caught. this they decided to slip it into one of the polls. >> heather: a bizarre. hollywood, a local community, not in favor of a big hollywood plan to capture history here ahead locally. still ahead, why their leaders are actually doing them a disservice. >> jason: right now we're off to a chilly start. temperatures in the teens and 20s. however, i do have milder air that will start blowing in here. i'll tell you when straight ahead. >> reporter: we're continuing to follow breaking news after an suv slammed into a building,
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: camera and you can see a real sunny morning that you're waking up to. and that sun should warm things up pretty nicely this afternoon. >> blair: it's a little deceiving looking at the live picture. it will be as the day goes on. it's saturday, february 27th,
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hegedus, thanks for waking up with us. fox 25 jason brewer is in the storm tracker weather center with us this morning. and jason, it was blustery yesterday, expecting another blustery day today. but hopefully the sun will keep our spirits up jfrjtsd absolutely. we'll just have a few blusts this afternoon. 16 in worcester, 18 in boston and hyannis as well. our day planner today, gradually warming. plenty of sun, the breeze doesn't kick in until the afternoon. it's dry. and we do warm up into the upper 30s and lower 40s this afternoon. which is tip typical for this time of year. if you're ready for milder air, i have that coming up later in the week for you. ahead. >> heather: two people are dead after a crash in lynn. throughway. but police reopened the north side of the road after it had
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>> blair: police are investigating how a car there ran into a dunkin' donuts. stephanie coueignoux is live from lynn this morning. stephanie, the pictures you're showing us, just awful from that scene. >> reporter: that debris scattered through will out a large part of this road which impact so great. i'm going to step out of my way and have my photographer zoom into the hole right there. you can see crews still on -- you can see they just arrived in the past 20 seconds. that is the hole that the suv left after slamming into the dunkin' donuts. i'm going to have my here. and you can see, that is what's left of the debris that police are cleaning up. that is how far, the suv bounced back and spun around from that impact. i do want to catch some video right now. the suv obviously gone from the scene. having been towed away an hour or so ago. take a look. it was a mangled mess.
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that's how hard that impact was. it does appear that speed may have been a factor. at this time, police still investigating the cause. i did ask about alcohol. these they couldn't tell me whether alcohol was also involved in that crash. but this all happened at around 2:30 this morning. we're told that the two people inside the suv, a man and a woman, were actually thrown prosecute the vehicle and died here on scene. right now, police not releasing the names of those two people. and, again, this was the only vehicle involved in that crash. that investigation still underway. and come up, we'll tell you about a second investigation also underway this morning connected with this crash. in lynn, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> blair: now just incredible video of an after math of a crash here on 3 that snarled traffic for hours. you can see a guardrail poking through the dashboard that pinned a driver inside that car. it's happening yesterday in
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is getting under way. police say the car hit another vehicle then hit that vehicle into the guardrail. as bad as it looks, state police worse. >> a little lower, a little further back, it would've pierced his body and potentially could've been a fatal crash. >> blair: that driver was trapped for a little more than 30 minutes. he was med flighted to boston medical center and is expected to recover this morning. two other crashes happened on a different stretch of highway and one of them left a local man dead. sky fox over this scene as well yesterday in somerset. state police say 55-year-old fall river man everybody interested to avoid debris in the road, the car flipped there. he was pronounced dead at the scene. the second crash caused two cars and not related to the first accident. >> heather: a house for homeless families has been badly damaged by fire. firefighters were called into that scene by noon yesterday.
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for family's transition. fortunately, though, no one was home at the time. that fire is believed to have been related to overheated electrical unit. the family who was living there is being relocated. >> blair: we update a major story out of kansas where a gunman killed three people and injured 14 others at an office of we now know this morning, that a woman has been charged with giving the convicted felon an assault rifle he used during the attack. that gunman, was identified as cedric ford was shot in exchange with a gunfire with police. he shot his victims randomly. it was the first officer that arrived that single-handedly took out the gunman. >> heather: bill cosby has launched a defamation lawsuit against one of his accusers for now. cosby's attorney says he's making this move in order to focus on his offense in a
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they say they will refile that lawsuit against johnson at a later date. he has accused the actor of slipping a drug in her coffee in the 1980s. 7:34 and the owner of one of the northeast largest shipping, has been busted on conspiracy charges. also known as the cod father and his bookkeeper submitted false records for fishing quotas for his company the new bedford company, carlos seafood. undercover fbi agents posed as organized crime members looking to buy the business and raphael allegedly told them he sold fish under the table for bags of cash. >> blair: new strike under the union for a major supermarket, stop & shop tells fox 25 four of their five unions posed to authorize strikes this comes as stop & shop employees contract expires today. and negotiations for new
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earlier in the week, the union had set to vote the strike on sunday if demands were not met. posted this video right here online featuring massachusetts workers, hoping to sway public opinion. >> when we're valued by stop & shop for the work that we do, it makes a difference. rewarding hard work with better wages and benefits. >> blair: the union says stop & shop parent company is looking to increase pension and decrease health care expenses. their health care benefits are cheaper than the market average, stop & shop says. >> heather: despite an acquittal in a case against him. the cape cod times reporting that superintendent brian hyde and the school committee have amicably agreed to end their employment relationship. hyde was recently found not guilty on a charge of trespassing and breaking and
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see check. >> blair: a movie about the boston marathon bombing was hoping to recreate the shootout in watertown. >> i remember that day. >> blair: coming up this morning, the memories brought up by the film and the reason people who saw the shootout feel be-troyed. >> heather: a facebook video gone viral. a local veteran going from robo menu to robo menu. >> hello, you're being transferred to a representative. >> heather: the simple task that veteran was trying to do that had him stuck on the phone with the va for hours. >> jason: right now a beautiful
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beautiful pictures coming in on >> heather: time now 7:40. and it is frustrating a lot. but for veterans trying to get care. unfortunately, it's all too familiar. this video right here is going viral of a veteran stuck on an automated phone call, trying to get an appointment with the va in bedford. congressman, seth molten posted the video. and it has a million views. it would highlight why a mobile app is needed. a veteran of the marines himself, molten says this kind of experience, unfortunate, is not unusual. >> it's not an extraordinary video about some made up situation. this is a real challenge veterans face every single day. >> heather: now that the video
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the good news is that veteran there has been finally able to make himself an appointment. >> blair: the movie about the boston marathon bombings, wanted to recreate the shootout in watertown. the leaders there say no. the patriots day had some push back from residents who didn't want the movie spot in their neighborhood. the decision to stop the filming surprised both the movie's producers and the residents many working with the crews to make sure the movie would be accurate. remember that day. and it's really, you know, hurts my feels, you know. >> blair: to explain, watertown's manager released a statement saying filming the recreation is not in the best interest of the city. the producers of patriots day are looking for a new area to shoot that scene. happening today, runser
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costumes for the boston marathon costume. it supports a nonprofit. team 1 r 8 is rauning the boston marathon in honor of 8-year-old martin richard. run from natick to boston start at just 8:00. >> heather: tragedy averted on the runway. the incredible emergency landing that you got to see that happened without a front wheel. >> blair: plus recollecting 600 miles of wilderness from terrorist.
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>> heather: 7:44 now. and we've heard a lot of talk of building a wall at the mexican border during the presidential
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but recently focused on a perceived threat a few hundred miles away from us. they're worried about terrorists coming in from canada. fox 25 investigates, sent katherine to see the challenges they're facing and what's being done to keep our nation secure. >> the state is very very remote. >> reporter: it stretches for more than 600 miles. blanketed in deep forest and dotted in lakes, the border shared by northern maine and canada is peaceful. those same features may serve for those with dangerous intentions. >> there are so many places to hide, so many ways to walk through there without being seen by anybody. >> 29ers 7. >> reporter: agent mike fuller has been with customs and borders protection in maine since 2009. >> there it is, the world in a flash.
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try and guide. >> i guess we really know -- if the terrorists are going to try to make an entry. >> reporter: agent fuller took us with him to the border to the get a first hand look at the challenges below. right-hand side maine, the right-hand side, canada. this is where it's simply on the ground. >> usually mounted on the front is our hd camera. >> reporter: what fuller can't see can be seen by the helicopter's camera system. it can direct ground agents to locations in real-time. using gps and record and zoom and detect heat. a key in technology when trying to find a person on the ground. >> you got a lot of tree cover. >> reporter: the efforts of 193
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most were canadians, some came from central america and palestine palestine. but those on the border and washington know, more work needs to be done. >> terrorists continually evolve and look for the weaknesses and currently the canadian border is a weakness. >> reporter: about you agents say, securing the border is with securing their resources to work harder. >> we got to be poison for them. >> reporter: above the northern border, katherine parrotta, fox 25 news. >> now your local forecast from meteorologist jason brewer and the storm tracker weather team. >> jason: all right. good morning. it's been a bit windy the past couple of days, and we'll have a breeze this afternoon but not like the past couple of days. we're going to calm it down a bit.
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changes by monday a lot of us will enjoy. 22 degrees right now, sunny, though, and a light west wind. a wind chill of 14 there reported at logan. it's breezy this afternoon. tomorrow, lots of 50s coming back for our spring like weather lovers. and then timing out the workweek rain potentially snow has me tracking the seven-day forecast straight ahead. right now, temperatures running in the mid and upper teens out to the north and west, even 20 for the cape and islands. all the way around today sunshine. clouds nearest over here, we're going to keep it fair, upper 30s, lower 40s. boston gusty breeze, up to 25 miles an hour, considering we've been up to 35, 40, the past couple of days, we'll take that. top field at 42, pepperell 37, get colder as you go back
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mid 30s there around medford. chance of rain, nil today. but it does come back as we get to the workweek. on monday, it's the first half of the day too. as you're planning your monday morning, watch a couple of showers to move by, quick hitting not going to be a big soaking rain. some of it caused issues on our monday morning drive time and back to bus stop as well. tuesday is dry. wednesday a more potent weather maker on the way. right now looks like all rain. but one model keeps us right on the cups. i think we sunday night we have a better idea of what it will bring. there's tuesday, the lull back over the mississippi river valley coming across the ohio valley and back up here into southern new england by wednesday. the lulls is moving in, warm air with it to start. the warm front, the freezing line way up over southern new hampshire. so all rain in our forecast for now. as this lull goes by and the cold air deepens, chilly air on
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any shift southward to the back of this lull could mean extra flakes in our forecast north and west. but for the weekend, looking not bad at all. mostly sunny skies today, 40 year. weekend always in view, 51 on sunday. even warm air to wrap things. monday, 55 despite morning rain. just pass by to our north and we stay stay on the warm side of it. tuesday, lower 50s for a high. still above normal. here comes the rain on wednesday. but it clears out and cools off by the end of next week. >> blair: now to amazing video as pilots of an asian cargo jet made a spectacular landing. this is in agawam. the nose of wheel of the plane failed to deploy. so the flight crew only had the rear wheels to touchdown. only three people were on this flight. none of them, though, were hurt.
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will now cause road restrictions to last to monday on shrewsbury street in worcester. public works crews found a damaged electrical conduit pushing back the timetable. >> blair: thousands of dollars in pet mills, the proposal to stop those miss and if passed will be the first of its kind in our state. >> heather: plus a young layer already making a name with himself with the red sox on and off the field. the 23-year-old who took the
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>> blair: this spring, baseball teams up and down the east coast including the red sox are wearing a tribute to a local hero. they're honoring pete treat's, the former bc baseball player challenge. this is the logo the team is going to wear and special wrist band during als awareness month. baseball teams at any level can get in this special wrist band and the money goes straight to als. >> the bruins trying to build off an impressive win over the penguins. friday night. to face the hurricanes. a quick road trip. a special night for the bruins along for the ride. no score in the first. finds patrice bergeron. pretty easy skip in front. 1 nothing bs.
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the score. two minutes later, blue line to blue line. he finds net from a really tough angle. fast forward third period. 2-1 born. bah less ski again. 4-1 the final offer carolina. win number 388 for claude julien. he needs two more to tie as the career boston coaching leader. emerging clubhouse leader, hardly the highest paid player on the team. but that didn't stop him from playing the role of sugar daddy thursday night. inviting the entire red sox roster out for dinner on his dime. surely a player on and off the field. he's willing to change positions if need be. and he'll start this year next to right field. >> center field with that
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tough because it's tiny and jets way out. a lot of ground to cover. guys put a good swing on the ball. break some hearts, that's what we're trying to do. >> i'm courtney fallon, that's your saturday morning sports. >> heather: thousands of dollars taken from bank accounts of two local senior citizens. coming up now, the bank teller who was caught red handed on the surveillance video. >> jason: sunny skies, i'll tell you how long it lasts straight ahead. >> blair: plus, helping or
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>> jason: off to a cold start this saturday. but could see 50s this weekend. >> reporter: we're continuing to following breaking news after two people died in an early morning crash. the investigation happening right now. >> blair: a major hollywood movie looking to film right here in the boston area. not everyone is on board. why one leader thinks it's the wrong choice. >> heather: a big day for democrats as voters head to the polls in south carolina. hillary clinton is looking to pick up a third win. bernie sanders wants to even out the playing field. about plus a major new endorsement for the republican front-runner. >> i am proud to be here to
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president of the united states. >> heather: what a local leader has to say about donald trump, just days away from super tuesday. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: and thank you so much for waking up with the fox 25 morning news. the sun is up. and it's 8 a.m. on saturday, february 27th, i'm heather hegedus. >> blair: and i'm blair miller. fox 25 jason brewer is in the weather center. it's cold out there, but as jason has been saying it's going to warm up. >> jason: thanks to our wind direction coming out of the southwest eventually. that's going to help boost some temperatures around here. let me show you what we have right now, on the colder side here. we have temperatures in the lower 20s, boston back to lexington and even the cape and islands, low to mid 20s, nantucket almost at 30. right now hour by hour, ipswich up to the upper 30s there.
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lower 40s places like bedford, norwood and boston today. i'll be back with how soon those 50s get back and how long they stick around. >> heather: breaking this morning, two people are dead after a crash in lynn. this happened along the busy lynn way. and the northbound side of the road only opened up about an hour ago. >> blair: the car hit a dunkin' donuts. stephanie coueignoux is live out there this morning. stephanie, police have been out there investigating all morning as speed was a factor in the crash. >> reporter: police say the suv went off the road somehow slamming into the side of the building. in the last five minutes, you can see crews have arrived after doing -- they're boarding up donuts. you can see from the side of it, the impact, the high rate of into it. in fact, it was so high that it spun around and landed in the middle of the road right there. but take a look. i do want to show you this video
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it gives you a better idea as to the damage that happened. and you can see, really, it's completely smashed. half of it ripped off. now, this all happened at around 6:30 this morning. police are telling us that two people inside that suv, a man and a woman, were thrown from that vehicle and died here on scene. we do know it's the only vehicle involved in that crash. right now the investigation underway. speed could've been a factor. i did ask police whether alcohol could've also been a factor. but they say it's still too early to tell. and we have seen some reconstruction crews on scene, taking measurements for several hours, if you just call a crew back on scene, boarding up that massive hole. the building inspector was also inside this building to determine whether this building was structurally sound. we have gotten back. but i can tell you i haven't
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dunkin' donuts so far this morning. the northbound lanes here, closed several hours. they are now back open. we are continuing to reach out to police. they haven't released the names of the victims involved. and we'll have another live update for you in 30 minutes. in lynn, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> blair: this morning, drivers in the hospital and will likely face charges after being pinned under his own vehicle. the scene we found here on mat field street in west bridgewater, told police, was speeding be went airborne and hit this house. the driver was thrown through the car window and the vehicle landed on his arm. terrifying way for the woman upstairs to wake up. >> the woman was in bed at the time, very shaken up. she wasn't injured. >> blair: the owner of the home was able to return home yesterday. no word on the driver's name.
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bad as it looked, it could've been much worse, had it happened 30 minutes later, children would've been in the direct path of the suv as they waited for the school bus. >> heather: wow. the family of the murdered danvers teenager, says the punishment down to her killer is not enough. yesterday, philip chism was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of colleen ritzer. he will reach parole after the supreme court ruling that came down two months after ritzer was killed in 2013. now ritzer's family is pushing to have that law changed. they can't stomach the thought free. >> because of the sjc law, we can't imagine him becoming eligible for parole in 38 years. >> heather: he'll be 54 years
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freedom. yesterday, chism's mother, quote, words can't express the amount of pain and sorrow the past two and a half years have been. however, no one has suffered has much as the ritzer family. prayers and respects and continue to heal. yesterday was an emotional day in court as many of ritzer's family testified in the hearing. complete coverage right now on myfoxboston.com. >> blair: fox 25 launching another court case as it gets started. a maine firefighter made his first appearance before a judge accused of child rape. james magazine larry tried to hide his face yesterday. he is accused of sexual assaulting a boy back in 1991. he has served on the fire department for 15 years and is being held on $15,000 bail. >> heather: a bank teller on charges accused of killing at
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accounts. kaylee quist was arrested yesterday after an internal investigation in west boylston found money missing from the accounts of two senior citizens. they caught her right-handed on the surveillance video. 80-year-old donald cox was one of the victims. he didn't even realize the money was missing until the bank got in touch with them. >> i got a notice from the bank that there was something very important they wanted to talk to me about as far as my account was concerned. you got to be in some kind of desperate thing to try to take advantage of older people. >> heather: also accused of taking money from a 92-year-old. as for donald cox, he's already had his money returned. the bank is still investigating whether there might be other victims out there. but the bank says it will repay every penny taken. quist is due in court on monday.
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in custody, pay accused of stealing another man's gun. roberto was arraigned in worcester. just days before, it took a s.w.a.t. team to take him into custody after a stand off. thousands of items he's accused of stealing were found in his home. >> heather: a car break in ring has -- five people in custody who they think could be part of the national crime ring. they caught them in salem, new hampshire, wednesday. after they allegedly took a purse from a woman's car. police say they believe it's part of so called felony lane gang. >> the big scheme. and a lot of working parts. and they've been pretty much all over the country. >> heather: police tell us they've actually heard of the gang before. but they didn't realize until this incident that the gang had made its way up to new
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the group is known for targeting unlocked cars, at day cares, grocery stores and gyms. >> blair: the polls are now open in south carolina for the state's democratic primary. they also opened just an hour ago still too soon to tell if hillary clinton and bernie sanders last minute xapg in that state worked. care row line has a look in south carolina that found the candidates just a mile apart. >> it is way past time to make sure women get equal pay for what we do. >> reporter: both hillary clinton and bernie sanders making campaign stops here in the small city of orangeburg, south carolina friday evening. >> i am a opposed to the death penalty. secretary clinton does not agree with me. >> we also have to raise the minimum wage. people who work full time should not be left mired in poverty.
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republicans don't agree with. >> reporter: clinton ahead by 20 points. this as they're focused not only the primary but also fast approaching super tuesday. >> i do not have a super pac. i do not raise millions of dollars from wall street, secretary clinton has a super pac. receives, last filing, $15 million from wall street. >> reporter: both candidates on the attack. clinton opted for the new tv ad, featuring gabby gifford. problem. so i'm voting for hillary clinton. lobby. >> reporter: this as the "boston globe" is running an editorial, criticizing sanders for the center for disease control to research gun violence. >> blair: looking past today's primary. each heading to another state to
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clinton in alabama and sanders in florida and minnesota. donald trump has a new supporter. chris christie is now backing the front-runner. the new jersey governor says he's ready to hit the campaign trail for trump. experts say this backing could be a pivotal moment in this race. about one local leader is making it clear he's not jumping on the donald trump bandwagon. just before the primary, endorsed for president. now the governor tells fox 25 he surprised the way to back into the campaign. but is not saying sway his thoughts on trump. >> the early days in the presidential campaign how i feel about donald trump. >> blair: governor baker is caught on record, disagreeing with donald trump including his blasting to ban muslims as ridiculous. he has not decided who to vote for on super tuesday.
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super tuesday and people in more than a dozen states, including polls. we'll have full coverage on air and online on myfoxboston.com. >> heather: time now 8:10. and a local man lucky to, alive after a terrifying crash along the highway. coming up, the chain reaction sent a guardrail right through that car right there. plus, a place to protect all creatures who live in our area. >> make sure that boston is known for taking care of all of its residents, including the four legged ones. >> heather: adorable dogs in that video. next, why one leaders will take a look, though, at where our pets are coming from. >> jason: we're off to a nice start.
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. >> blair: there is a new push to better protect animals in our area. one lawmaker wants to ban commercial breeders. they lead to sky high animal bills and even letting animals put down. more on this. >> reporter: he has as adorable
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but sam here wasn't always in such fine form. >> sam was brought in in the middle of night to angel. he was having a really really hard time breathing. he was really obviously very sick. >> hope is also an angel medical center and on the mend as well. she is cute and custody lee but looks can be deceiving. dogs like these are often bread from parents without proper veterinary care and their offspring -- >> there are a number of dogs being kept and bread cycle after cycle is a puppy mill. >> reporter: they're often mailed to retail locations for sale. but matt o'malley has proposed a law that would not only prevent that but extend to other animals and sale. >> this would outlaw the purchase of dogs, puppies,
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also add a prohibition on the roadside sale of pets. which happens with more frequently than one would think. >> reporter: create issues that can run unexpected vet bills in the thousands of dollars. >> we've had people contact us with -- they had gotten a sick puppy. they've had people contact us with genetic issues. >> reporter: it's left shelters overwhelmed with them. more than 120 cities and towns across the country have launched laws similar to the one o'malley has proposed. but not one of them is in mass. and he wants to change that. >> i want to make sure that boston is known for taking care of all of its residents, including the four legged ones. >> reporter: and hopes that o'malley will set a precedence for the rest of the state. elizabeth hopkins, fox 25 news.
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we've been enjoying great pictures on our twitter account. here's one from neil there overnan it wassket beach. and lowell, a nice shot. thanks a lot for shooting that over to us, chris. the rest of southern new england trying to warm up, if you call it that, into the lower 20s and mid and upper 20s in the cape and islands this morning. sunny skies, nearest cloud cover back here in the berks. a few flurries out there. upstate new york, if you will, but they won't get close to us today. temperatures still below freezing. as we head to 1:00, in the upper 30s. so a southwest wind starts to take over and crack into the coldest air. and we'll be back to seasonable 40 degrees there at around 4:00 this afternoon. in a few spots. at 8:00 tonight, we'll see low and mid 30s. so we're noting go to see a big time drop after dark tonight.
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continue. it will be on a breezy side. as far as temperatures, the actual thermometer readings, not that bad. waking tomorrow morning, low to mid 30s for your sunday. then watch what happens sunday afternoon. there's 1:00, right around 50, 51 degrees. norwood at 53. early tomorrow afternoon. so your weekend, sunny and cool today and partly cloudy skies with even milder readings coming up for your sunday. a couple of areas on sunday. for the cape and islands staying in the 40s thanks to the chillier water. but the rest of us in the 50s. we're going to see mild 50s into the start of the week even hang around through wednesday. it wasn't be until after wednesday when our next storm system swings through and brings some colder air in here. so we're off to a dry weekend. but by monday morning, showers returning, it does look like it will be rain. tuesday is dry. wednesday it looks rainy. however, there's a chance that a
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depending on the exact track of this lull. the overnight run of the american model, gss mod he will did, it does show rain overspreading the area, on into wednesday. there's the freezing line. as this lull moves in, any deviation to the south, could pull that cold air farther south. and mix some flakes in. especially knot and west of boston. where we're watching for that. right now looks to be all rain but there's a chance this tracks farther southward and could change over. it's cold to end the week, by thursday into friday, that chillier northwest wind comes back in. seasonable. weekend always in view. 51 on your sunday. if you like that milder air. monday mid 50s, tuesday, is dry. another wet maker on wednesday. colder air and back in the upper teens by thursday night again. terrible there.
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high tech toy. the mbta is the latest to ban hoverboards. it's joining a growing list of airlines and colleges as we've been reporting to you. the mbta says it has safety concerns about the boards which combust. the decision comes days after we reported to you that a hoverboard was being blamed for the house fire in chelmsford. one of the largest hoverboard companies in the country is asking customers to stop using it product. sag way says until new safety standards should be issued. no one should use its hoverboards. right now no time lines for when the mbta officially bans those hoverboards but we'll stay on top of it and let you know. >> blair: an air tran is back online for the first time in few weeks. valentine's day turned in anything but in laconia new hampshire. more than 40 people, including a baby stranded high in the air after a mechanical issue caused
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after spending an hour in the sky everyone was lowered one by one in a harness system. all of this happening as temperatures dipped below zero. luckily no one was hurt. and this morning, the problem has been fixed and the tram reopened here within the past five minutes. >> heather: an overdose reversing drug is being used to battle a growing epidemic. that some people are questioning the out come. coming up, why some people say saving lives with narcan can sometimes be enabling addicts. >> blair: plus the survey company known for stirring the pot has posed a very unusual question to voters in one state. next the odd comparison the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today.
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something delicious is happening at dunkin'. come in today to get any sandwich for $2.99 after 12:00 p.m. america runs on dunkin'. >> blair: now the unusual stories today. police officers out in california were scratching their heads and here's why. this unicorn escaped from a photo shoot in california and on the run for four hours. towns of drivers seeing the unicorn trotting through traffic. i'm sure they must have loved it.
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3-year-old cockapoo and she's been using her daring escapes after two successful efforts they set up this camera to see her next move. now lola owners are considering to change her name to hood dean knee. you can't be too mad at her. >> blair: a lot of attention, the company policy polling known for unusual questions in its surveys, in this one, they ask republicans if they think ted cruz is a zodiac killer. the response here, 10% answered yes. 38% weren't too sure and 36% do not think cruz is a homicidal maniac. it dates back to 2013. it started with a tweet. the zodiac killer is a serial killer in the 60s and 70s who was never caught. >> heather: sounds like a
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not in favor of big movies planned to capture history in the very spot where it happened. >> blair: still ahead why residents say their leaders are doing them a disservice. >> jason: off to a nice sunny start today. temperatures rebounding nicely through the weekend. straight ahead. >> reporter: we're continuing to follow breaking news after an suv slammed into a building,
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complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: good saturday morning to you. here's a live look at the city of boston this morning. we're off to quite a sunny start. but it is also chilly out there. hopefully the sun will be warming things up pretty nicely this afternoon. but beautiful. >> blair: it is gorgeous out there right now. it is 8 a.m., on saturday, february 27th. i'm blair miller. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. fox 25 jason brewer is in the storm tracker weather center. and jason, experienced quite a blustery day yesterday. you are expecting a repeat of that today but the sun too. >> jason: yeah, at least plenty of sunshine. not going to be as windy. we had a lot of wind come through in the powerful storm. that storm made it off to east with calming things down just enough. we do have wind chills in the teens to start things out. the wake up temperature on the side of average. if you want to change things up, hang around because i am going to bring in milder air in here
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for today, seasonable, upper 30s and lower 40s but nice bright day all around. >> heather: we are following some breaking news for you this morning. two people are dead after a very serious car crash in lynn. this happened along the busy lynn way overnight. >> blair: the car hit a dunkin' donuts. and fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live there this morning. crews now boarding up a hole on the side of the building. >> reporter: and i actually just spoke with the husband of the assistant manager of the manager here at the dunkin' donuts. he was told that his wife was told not to show up for work and it may be several days before they open back up this & dunkin' donuts. crews are hard at work and have several pieces of plywood that they'll be boarding up the massive hole. take a look at the sides of that hole. this really shows you the impact, the high rate of speed that suv was going as it slam ed slammed.
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i do want to get some video of the suv involved in that crash. it gives you another idea. another perspective of the impact. and you can see that suv right there. it is completely smashed. half of it has been ripped off. and that husband of the assistant manager actually drove over here to see what was going on. and he told me he was horrified by what he saw. this all happened at around 2:30 this morning. and what we're being told is that suv was driving down the lynn way at a very high rate of speed when it somehow went off the road and slam into that wall the median. two people inside, a man and a woman, were thrown from that vehicle and died. this was the only vehicle involved in this crash. throughout the morning, we've seen reconstruction teams on scene, taking measurements for several hours to determine the exact cause.
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alcohol, right now they aren't sure if that played a role either. building inspector inside, the husband of assistant manager telling me that the structure of the building could've been compromised, meaning, again, it could be days before this dunkin' donuts could be reopened. the northbound lane has been reopened after crews cleared that debris. coming up the additional concerns that police even had after they cleared this scene. in lynn, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> blair: now to incredible video of the aftermath on i-93 that snarled traffic for hours. you can see in the video, guardrail poking through the that pinned this car. this happened in randolph just as the rush hour got underway. the crew hit another vehicle before hitting that vehicle again before slamming into the guardrail. as bad as it looks, they say it could've been a lot worse. >> a little lower, it could've
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been a fatal crash. >> blair: that driver was trapped a little more than 30 minutes, med flighted to boston medical center and is expected to recover. two other crashes happened on a different stretch of highway and one left a local man dead. sky fox over this scene over route 195 west in so manier in set. a 55-year-old fall river man swerved to avoid debris in the road. and his car flipped. he was pronounced dead at the scene. >> heather: a house for homeless families has been badly damaged by fire. firefighters telling fox 25 they were called in just before noon yesterday. and let's look at the damage here. you can see it's pretty bad. the house in norwell is a shelter for families in transition. fortunately, though, no one was home at the time. the fire is believed to be related to an overheating electrical unit and we're told the family that lives there is now being relocated. >> blair: this morning, we
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out of kansas where a gunman killed three people and injured 14 others at an office. we now know that a woman has been charged with giving the gunman, a convict felon, an assault rifle used in that attack. that gunman, cedric ford, was shot in an exchange with gunfire with police. ford shot his victims randomly. and was the first officer that arrived that single-handedly took out the gunman. >> heather: bill cosby dropped the defamation lawsuit against one of his accusers for now any way. his lawyers say he can't fully participate in court proceedings against beverly johnson because he wants to focus on his defense against a criminal case. he will refile the allegations in a later case. johnson has accused him of dropping a drug into her coffee. the owner of combusted now
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carlos raphael, also referred to as the cod father, and his bookkeeper, deborah messy ier. undercover fbi agents actually posed as crime members looking to buy the business. and raphael allegedly told them, he stole fish under the table for bags of cash. >> blair: no strike for most of the unions for a major supermarket. stop & shop tells fox 25, four of their five unions have proposed to offer strikes. this comes as stop & shop employees contract ends today and negotiations for new contract are underway. early in the week, the unions threatened to strike on sunday if their demands were not met. the union also posted this video here online featuring some massachusetts workers hoping to sway public opinion. >> when we're valued by stop & shop for the work that we do, it
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rewarding hard work with better wages and benefits. >> blair: the union says stop & shop's parent companies is looking to increase health care expenses. stop & shop declined that claim and their benefits are cheaper than the local average. >> heather: a local is out of a job this morning despite an acquittal in a trespass passing case against him. the cape cod times reporting brian hyde, and mashpee school committee amicably agreed to end their relationship. he has been found guilty of trespassing and breaking and entering after he went into a student's home to do a residency check. >> blair: a decision by a local leader to ban a hollywood film is not sitting well with some people. >> if i hear a helicopter right now, i remember that day. >> blair: locals who lived through a shootout with the boston marathon bombing feel betrayed.
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right here, left sitting on the phone, cycling through robo menus as he tried to complete a simple task. next, why some people say the problem only highlights the need for one agency to go more high tech. >> jason: temperatures a little on the cold side right now, if
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>> heather: really frustrating even to watch.
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care, it's all too familiar. this video going viral after a veteran stuck on an automated phone call and just trying to get an appointment from the va. that veteran from medford. congressman seth molten posted that video. he says the video highlights the bill he's proposing that a mobile app is needed to set up appointments for veterans. sadly this kind of experience is far too usual. >> it's not an extraordinary video about a made up situation. this is a real challenge that veterans face every single day. >> heather: now this veteran has gone viral. the good news is that the veteran from bedford here, has finally been able to get an appointment. >> blair: the movie about the boston marathon bombings, wanted to recreate a shoot out of the shootout in watertown. but the leaders say no. push back from residents who didn't want to be shot in the neighborhood.
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supported the idea. decision from the city officials to stop the filming, surprised both the producers and the residents. many working for weeks with film crews to make sure the movie would be accurate. >> if i hear a helicopter now, i remember that day. and it's really, you know, hurt my feeling. >> blair: to explain, watertown's manager released a statement saying, filming the recreation is not in the best interest of the city. the producers of the film are looking for a new place in an area to shoot that same scene. happening today, some runners will wear super hero costumes to train for the boston marathon. it's called the super hero 17 run, supports smaller nonprofits. the martin richard foundation is one of those groups participating. team nr 8 is runs in honor of the bombs littlest victim, 8-year-old martin richard. it started at 8:00 this morning. >> heather: an incredible moment on the runway, coming up,
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>> heather: to a boston fox 25 investigation now. a weymouth firefighters wrote, we should just let addicts die. he also complained addicts are often using again just hours after being treated. that firefighter was suspended. and while most people agree, the firefighter was offensecy in the way he chose to go about the message. some say he was right about addicts overdosing multiple times anally not getting the help they need. i looked into the problem and how it's affecting families on
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epidemic. >> whoever he was with, made the phone call and said i'm a friend -- i'm a friend of luke's and he just o.d.ed. >> reporter: they live with the constant fear and worry about whether their son, a heroin addict, is alive. he started using pot as a teen and now at 20 he's addicted to heroin. his parents say he fights that addiction every day. about a month ago, they had a serious scare and almost lost luke to an overdose. >> they used narcan on him. they used how to use the narcan on him and because of it, he was given another chance that day. >> if it can save someone, you know, one time like that, to give someone a chance, you know, that's a good thing. >> reporter: but some emts and first responders administering the drug say it's frustrating when they have to revive the same addict several times.
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them a lecture and let them know they're that close to death and maybe next time we won't get to them quickly enough. >> reporter: if we didn't have narcan, i wouldn't be part of my family. because of it, i'm still here today. >> reporter: he's one of epidemic's victims, revived multiple times by the amount day. >> i didn't look at it as a safety net. i'm going to use because there's narcan there. absolutely not. i'm going to use because i had to use. i had to, i was sick. i needed it. >> it's hard to stop. >> these addicts who are overdoses multiple times they can't help it. >> reporter: they thank them for saving their son's life. >> you really need to have it at your home, in your pocketbook, in your car, you hopefully you
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but it's there if you need it. >> reporter: luke's parents, say addicts aren't thinking about dying, all they're thinking about is their next fix. sadly, their son checked out of rehab and for them the cycle continues. >> i know my son. and i feel for so many of these other kids that are in the same predict meant and that suffer with the disease. because they don't want to be that way. >> heather: well the cost of narcan, the price of a single dose has greatly dropped because the state is now able to buy it in bulk from the municipality. it used to be $60 a dose now they're able to buy it for $20. there are community originalses that are arming parents like that family, arming with emthem
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>> now, your local forecast from meteorologist jason brewer and the fox 25 storm tracker weather team. >> jason: good morning, it's saturday. a bright start. crisp and cool. temperatures in the 20s right now. but not much wind. we won't see near the wind we had over the past couple of days as we head through the weekend. let me show you 23 in boston, the wind chill 15ing thanks to the light breeze. and temperatures area wide in the low to mid 20s. worcester. our 20 degree hour temperature difference is significant. 10, 20 degrees colder than yesterday at this time. we're feeling that change as we kick off the weekend compared to yesterday. we do have sunny skies all across the board. nearest skies way out there in the berks, keeply it nice and bright and temperatures rung in the upper 30s so around 30 degrees in boston. hudson at 40. and back in worcester, we'll see
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with a few upper 30s closer to milford and southborough coming up this afternoon. tomorrow, 50s come back in, and from nashua, to beverly, plymouth, all low to mid 50s. the water temperatures are cold. so anywhere from the cape and islands, we could get caught in the upper 40s tomorrow. but speaking of 50, we've had more 50 degree days plus than any other winter here on the books. so boston is at 33 days of 50 or better and we have a chance to go ahead and add on a couple more of those before the close of our meteorological winter. we have 51 tomorrow and 55 to close out february. wow. we do have to get through some rain. that's going to be monday morning, primarily. and a few glancing showers, put that in the back of your mind as you get started or your monday
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wednesday looks to be a stronger storm system when it comes by with a chance of rain, possibly some snow, but right now, looks more like rain. let me show you my forecast model, giving you a beat on when this rain and this lull will move in. there's wednesday at 2:00. widespread showers. see that blue line, that's the freezing line there. as you go north and west, you have a better chance of getting some flakes mixing in if this lull remains on this track. it does look like it could shift a little farther southward. and that could allow for a little better chance for snow. however, other models farther northward and keeping it all rain. by sunday night, we should have a better track, a better handle on exactly where this is going to go. so you want to check back in with us, of course. it does get colder behind the system on thursday and friday. the weekend always in view. doing just fine. sun and cool today at 40. and tomorrow up to 51 and those 50s hang around for the better part of the week. rain moves out of here on wednesday night.
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seasonably cold if not winter like temperatures again. >> blair: a call to make our drunk driving laws suffer, the first offense, lose your license for six months. but some say that's not keeping drunk drivers off the streets. ahead in the next hour, the change to keep drunk drivers to keep their licenses but would stop them from drinking and driving again. >> heather: and a young player already making a name for himself, both on and off the field of baseball.
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carolina friday night to face the hurricanes. a special night for the bruins all of the players bringing dad along for the ride. no score in the first. to the zone, swept by brett connolly, finds patrice bergeron for the easy chip in front. score 1 nothing bs. didn't take long to double up the score. two minutes later, blue line to blue line. watch matt beleskey put in the work. he finds net from a tough angle. 2-1 boston. beleskey again. one time, it's golden. 4-1 the final. over carolina. win number 388 for claude julien, he needs two more to tie art ross as the career coaching leader. well, mookie betts is 23 years old. he's emerging clubhouse leader. hardly the highest paid player on the team. that didn't stop him from playing the role of sugar daddy
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entire red sox roster out for dinner on his dime. surely a team player on and off the field. he's willing to change positions if need be. this year he'll be playing next to center field. >> that wall that right field line is tough because he's 290 and it jets right out. a lot of ground to cover. me or jackie hovering it down. break some hearts, that's what we're trying to do. >> i'm courtney fallon. >> blair: pilot of a airline made a spectacular landing. i'll show you the video it happened in agawam. the front wheels failed to deploy and they only had the rear wheels to touchdown. >> heather: obviously the sign of an experienced flight crew being able to land that plane without a front wheel. only three people on that flight
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a really smooth landing. a credit to that crew there. >> blair: unbelievable. >> heather: thousands of dollars taken from the bank account from two local seniors. why the bank didn't need to go far to look for a suspect. >> jason: right now, sunny skies starting out in the 20s. but a lot of those spring 50s on the map show you that straight ahead. >> blair: donald trump says he's going to build a wall along the mexican border.
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some say it's an easy >> jason: off to a cold start this saturday. but i can tell you who can see 50s this weekend. >> reporter: we're continuing to follow breaking news after two people died in an early morning crash. the two investigations happening right now. >> blair: a major hollywood movie looking to film right here in the boston area. not everyone is on board. why one community thinks they made the wrong choice about filming a movie based on the boston marathon bombing. >> heather: a big day for democrats as voters head to the polls in south carolina. hillary clinton is looking to pick up a wind while bernie sanders wants to even out the playing field. donald trump.
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about the new found support just days away from super tuesday. >> this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: good saturday morning, everyone. thanks so much for waking up with the fox 25 morning news. it's 9 a.m. on saturday, february 27th. we've made it to the last weekend of february. i'm heather hegedus. >> blair: and i'm blair miller, fox 25 jason brewer is in the weather center, with more. >> jason: plenty of sun to go around. temperatures right now in the teens, we've begun to turn the corner. we'll take what we can get. 26 boston. all the way down to the cape and islands, mid and upper 20s. even the teens have left us as we go out to the west. right now fitchburg and pepperell both at 23. milder air on the way for tomorrow. i'll have those numbers for you
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>> heather: we are following breaking news this morning. two people are dead after a serious crash in lynn. lynn way. >> blair: a car involved in hitting a dunkin' donuts. fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live in lynn this morning. crews had been on the scene damaged building. >> reporter: they almost finished patching up that massive hole there. investigation continues into whether this building is structurally unsafe. taking a look behind me, you can see the crews right there. there is a ladder and that plywood covering about half of that massive hole right there. but i also want to direct your attention to the hole itself. you can see that it's white. that's because crews had to wash away dozens of feet of debris from that crash and then put salt over it because it was so cold this morning, that it would cause icy patches and parent more accidents. we do want to get to that video of the suv involved in this
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and it was just horrifically mangled. in fact, half of it was ripped off from the impact. it does appear that speed could be a factor in this crash. police right now are still looking into what caused it. now. they say they aren't sure if alcohol also played a role. but this all happened at around 2:30 this morning. they say that suv is speeding down this road, somehow went off the road, smashed into that wall, spun around, and landed in the median of this area. we're told there were two people inside that suv, a man and a they were thrown from that vehicle. and then died here on scene. they were the only people involved. this was the only vehicle involved as well. right now, police haven't released the name of those two victims. speed. and, again, the investigation still continued. now, i did earlier speak with
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donuts. he told me his wife was informed that they really shouldn't be arriving to work for days. because they still need to work on this. we are continuing to reach out to police and we'll have another live update for you in 30 minutes. in lynn, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> blair: also this morning, a driver is in the hospital and will likely face charges after being pinned under his own vehicle. yesterday on fox 25 morning news. and the scene we found here on man field street in west bridgewater shows you the damage. a witness told fox 25 that the driver was speeding. and went airborne and went through the house. the vehicle landed on his arm. the whole thing, a terrifying way for the woman upstairs to wake up to. >> i was in bed at the time, very shaken up but she wasn't injured. >> blair: the owner of the home was able to return home yesterday.
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had it happened a few minutes later, children could've been in the the direct path of the suv as they waited for the school bus. >> heather: the family of a murdered danvers teacher says the punishment handed down to her killer is not enough. yesterday philip chism was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of colleen ritzer but the 17-year-old does have a chance at parole because of a massachusetts supreme judicial court ruling that came down just two months after ritzer was murdered in 2013. well, now ritzer's family says they want the law changed. they say they can't stomach the thought of her daughter's killer some day going free. >> because of the sjc restrictions, our family will be forced to attend parole hearings, beginning in 38 years which is simply unimaginable to us. >> heather: chism will become
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she released a statement, words can't express the amount of pain and sorrow these past two years have been. however, there's no one has suffered more than if ritzer family. she also saying the ritzer family has their her prayers and respect as they continue to heal. yesterday was quite a day for many calling ritzer s' friends and family testifying at his sentencing. you can find the complete coverage and what they had to say right now on myfoxboston.com. >> blair: fox 25 is watching another court case as it gets started. a maine firefighter appears before a court. accused of child rape. he tried to of hide his face in court yesterday. he's accused of sexual assaulting a 9-year-old buy back in 1991. he has served on the main yard fire department for 15 years and this morning held on $15,000 bail. >> heather: a bank teller is accused of stealing at least
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hailey quist was arrested last month after an internal investigation west boylston found money missing from the accounts of two senior citizens. police say the bank caught her red handed right on this surveillance video. 80-year-old donald cox was one of her victims. he tells fox 25 he didn't even realize the money was missing until the bank got in touch with him. >> i got a notice from the bank that there's something very important that they wanted to talk to me about. as far as my account was concerned. you got to be in some kind of desperate thing to try and take advantage of, you know, older. >> heather: quist is also accused of taking money from a 92-year-old man. cox has already had his money returned. the bank stays they're still investigating whether there are other victims out there. they do say they will repay every penny taken. quist is now due in court monday. >> blair: police now have a man in custody accused of stealing a police officer's gun from his home.
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tied to dozens of other burglaries. he was arraigned in worcester. just the day before, it took a s.w.a.t. team to take him into custody after a stand off. the assistant da says he is being investigated in connection with 35 different break ins. thousands of items he's accused of stealing were found in his home. >> heather: a car break in ring has been busted in another community now. and police have five people in custody who they think could be part of a national crime group. police caught up with the suspects in new hampshire wednesday. they tracked him down after the group allegedly took a purse from a woman's car. they believe the suspects are part of the so called felony language gang. >> a big scheme. a lot of working parts. they've been pretty much all over the country. >> heather: police say they had actually heard of that gang before but didn't realize until this most recent incident that that gang had made its way up to new hampshire now. the group is known for targeting
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grocery stores and gyms. >> blair: polls now open in south carolina. the state's democratic primary. they open at 7 a.m. so of course it's still too soon to tell if bernie sanders and hillary clinton, last minute campaigning in that state worked. caroline has a look at a pair of events in south carolina, that finds those candidates just a mile apart. >> it is way past time to make sure women get equal pay for the work we do. clinton and bernie sanders making campaign symptoms here in the small city of orangeburg, south carolina friday evening. >> i am opposed to the death penalty. [applause]. >> secretary clinton does not agree with me. >> we also have to raise the minimum wage, people who work full time should not be left mired in poverty. now everything i just said, the republicans don't agree with. >> reporter: clinton ahead in some polls in south carolina by more than 20 points. this as both candidates are not only focused on saturday's primary, but also on fast
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>> i do not have a super pac. i do not raise millions of dollars from wall street, secretary clinton has a super pac received last filing $15 million from wall street. >> reporter: both candidates are on the attack. clinton out with a new tv ad featuring gabby gifford. >> we have a gun violence problem. so i'm voting for hillary clinton. lobby. >> reporter: this as the "boston globe" is running an editorial, criticizing sanders for allowing the center for disease control to research gun violence: i'm caroline shiebly fox 25 news. >> blair: each is headed to another state to campaign there. clinton in alabama, sanders in texas and minnesota. donald trump has a major new supporter this morning.
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now backing the gop front-runner. at an event yesterday, the new jersey governor says he is ready to hit the campaign trail for trump. experts say this new backing could be a pivotal moment in this race. bun local leader is making it clear, he is not jumping on the donald trump bandwagon. just before the new hampshire primary, baker endorsed christy for approximately. now, he tells fox 25, that he surprised christy weighed back into the campaign but it's not going to sway his thoughts on trump. >> it clears in the early days of the presidential campaign how i feel about donald trump. >> blair: governor baker has gone on record disagreeing with donald trump on a few points, including blasting his plan to ban muslims as ridiculous, he says he is not making any more endorsements in the future and has not decided who he will vote for on super tuesday. people in a dozen states, including here in massachusetts,
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we will have full coverage on air, on app, and online, at myfoxboston.com. >> heather: a local man lucky to being alive after a terrifying crash on the highway. coming up, the chain reaction that sent a guardrail right through a car. >> blair: plus, keeping first time drunk drivers from becoming repeat offenders, next the piece of technology that may offer a solution. >> jason: a nice bright start
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. >> blair: there's a proposal at the state house to change already tough driving in massachusetts. bob ward reports a new senate bill will give first time offenders a choice between losing the driver's license, or having an ignition interlock device installed. >> reporter: drunk driving laws are tough. first offense losing your license for months. strong medicine, it doesn't guarantee you won't keep driving under a suspended license, sober or inneb operated. they have to install one of these. an ignition interlock device, a driver has to blow into this and if the device measures even a
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engine is locked, the driver is going nowhere and the registry finds out. >> you cannot start the car. >> the interlock separates drinking from driving. >> reporter: frank harris is international director of madd. and madd has coming up with startling stats. since 2006, interlock devices stopped 37,000 attempts to drive drunk in massachusetts. according a million drink and driving attempts. he says it makes sense. >> you'd see a safer commonwealth and i think we'd say lives. >> reporter: i asked massachusetts drivers, what do they think about this? do they think it's going too easy on first time offenders. >> i think it's a good idea to get their life back on track, when they are off track, it affects everyone just as much as a bad deed. >> it's a good idea because they still have to go to work.
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a day. second offenders will be in your car for four years. right now, had is a senate bill, no time table when the full senate might consider it. i'm bob ward, fox 25 news. >> heather: today marks two weeks since the massachusetts man was scene alive. zachary marr went missing. surveillance video leads them to believe he ended up in the charles river. police once again search that area near the cake kim bridge. here using sonar technology to help them find marr but so far that search has turned up empty. >> blair: an update now to a fox 25 investigation. a rockland town employee will be off the job for two weeks. this is why.
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this video. about to threatening to run over a business owner. his hands are tied because of labor lawly. the video we showed you is not the only time he's been in trouble on the job. tells fox 25, he disabled his mentally disabled younger brother. >> now your forecast from jason brewer and the storm tracker weather team. >> jason: good morning. happy saturday. just a couple high thin clouds. this weekend, we have sunny skies otherwise. temperatures in the mid 20s. as of the 9:00 hour, just enough of a light west wind. we have little bit of a wind chill to tell you about, nothing like the blustery conditions we've been waking up to the past couple of mornings. let's look outside right there. that wind chill at 17, breezy this afternoon. lots of 50s, though, tomorrow. thanks to those famed
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up and workweek rain to time out as our next front approaches. lots to get to in the 7 day. but for now, temperatures in the low to mid 20s pretty much area wide, even a few upper 20s there in nantucket. sunny skies all across southern new england. one or two serious clouds overhead and that will do it for the day today. as you follow along with me, upper 30s in most locations and as we head to the high temperatures, up above 40s in a few spots, lawrence, bedford and norwood, up toward 40 and nashua as well. tonight. we don't get a quick drop. sometimes with a clear sky and a light wind, those temperatures will drop as heat radiates right back up the space. tonight a little bit different. the southwest wind flow that will continue. it won't be tutu bad overnight. we'll have a few gusts and the cape and islands will feel the brunt of it. well. and that will keep temperatures
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most of us wake up on sunday morning in the low to mid 30s and then tomorrow, those same southwest winds pump us up into the lower 50s by early afternoon. so it's going to be a fairly warm comparatively speaking end to the weekend. there are those numbers for you today. upper 30s to around 40 and then tomorrow, low to mid 50s, the exception the cape and islands where that cooler water will keep your highs limited tomorrow to the 40s. our temperature trend stay on the warmer side. floating above average right through the middle part of the week. and it won't be until the end of next week that we begin to cool right back down even below normal for many of us. the next few days we have some rain to get through, it's going to be monday morning, we're dry this weekend but waking up monday. a few spotty showers coming through on the radar. tuesday is dry. wednesday, next storm system on the way. that one looks to be more potent. right now looks to be all rain. but we'll be watching any sutsell changes to the track, i'll have new model information
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for now, 40 degrees, the weekend always in view. 51 on sunday. how about monday at 55. warm up even a little bit more. tuesday, not too chilly behind our next system. and then wednesday, the more potent storm arrives with a wide. watching for any changes to the track to see if we can get any flakes out of it. colder behind that front of week. >> blair: happening now the air tram back up and running for the first time in two weeks. on valentine's day, more than 40 people including a baby were stranded high in the air in this after a mechanical issue caused the tram to stop in laconia, new hampshire. this morning, the cannon mountain says the problem has been fixed and it reopened just in the last hour. just a few hundred miles away a massive wilderness, offers a way in for those seeking to do harm to u.s. fox 25 investigates heads to the
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seeing here this morning. first police officers chase had officers scratching their head. the unicorn escaped from a photo shoot in california and on the run for four hours. tons of drivers spotted the unicorn trotting through traffic. you saw pictures of photo shoot. it's the pictures in the traffic that might scare people. >> heather: speaking of great escapes, here's lola a cockapoo puppy from maryland. lately plotting her owners, after two successful attempts at escapes, they set up a camera, he scaled that fence, you could call it, to freedom. now lola's owners are considering changing her name to hood dean knee, but it's hard to discipline a puppy that's that cute. >> blair: cute in in that video, right? >> heather: i know.
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this morning, known for polling bizarre questions in surveys. it asks florida residents if they think ted cruz is a zodiac killer. here's the response they got. 10% answered yes. 32 answered not too sure and 36% do not think he is. apparently it's a joke that dated back to 2013, started with a tweet. zodiac killer was a serial killer back in the 60s and 70s who was never caught. apparently they're having some fun with that. >> heather: some might vote for him because of it. they do have people who will do that. hollywood is being favored in one community. >> blair: not in favor of the plan to shoot where the very story happened. still ahead the reason why some leaders say they're doing them a disservice. >> jason: off to a sunny start.
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though the sunshine is there. the sun hopefully will be warming things up nicely this afternoon. >> blair: hope so. it is 9:30 this saturday, february 27th. i'm blair miller. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. fox 25 jason brewer is in the storm weather center for us, jason, you are expecting another blustery day like yesterday, but we will see the sun. >> jason: plenty of sunshine to go around. just a couple of high thin clouds across the sky. temperatures are in the 20s right now. but we come up out of the teens, so we're beginning to see those zones. so it's sunny all day, dry, 40 seasonable. the and the breeze will pick up this afternoon and on into the night tonight as well. flow. temperatures won't be getting this morning. coming up. and i'll have all of those numbers for you straight ahead. >> heather: okay, jason. speak with you in a bit. it's 9:29, we are following breaking news this morning.
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an awful crash in lynn. this happened along the busy lynn way. that road was closed for hours this morning, while police investigated. >> blair: it has now been reopened. police working on investigating the car that the car ran into. stephanie, the pictures from this crash just awful. >> reporter: it truly was a horrific crash, blair and heather, when we arrived, we saw that suv and it truly was a mangled mess. taking a look behind me, for the last hour and a half or so, you can see these crews have been cleaning up that debris. and they've been working to determine whether this building is now structurally sound. after that suv slammed into it, creating a massive hole. i know that there's traffic there. i want my photographer, though, to zoom into the center of that median. you can see the pile of debris. that is rubble from that crash. you can see the distance between the building and that median. and that is just how much damage
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but i do want to get to you some video of that suv involved in this crash. again, just taking a look. it truly was horrific. half of the suv was just ripped off. and from that damage, it does appear that speed could be a factor in this crash. police telling me right now, they still don't know if alcohol was involved. but this happened at around 2:30 this morning. that is when police say this suv was driving down the lynn way here near blossom street. when it somehow went off of the road, slammed into that dunkin' donuts, spun around, and landed near that median right there. there were two people inside of that suv, a man and a woman. and police are telling us that they were thrown from that vehicle. and died here on scene. now, at this point, police haven't released the names of the people involved. this was the only vehicle involved in that crash. and we have been seeing building
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nobody has gone inside this dunkin' donuts. it's closed today. and according to the husband of the assistant manager, it could be closed for several days as they work to repair a lot of the damage involved. we're continuing to reach out to state police, as soon as we get an update about a cause of this crash, as well as the names of those victims, we'll have it on air and post it online on our website, myfoxboston.com. in lynn, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> blair: now to this incredible video of the aftermath of a crash on 93 that snarled traffic for hours. you can see there guardrail poking through the dashboard that pinned a driver inside his car. this happened yesterday in randolph, just as the rush hour got underway. police said the car hit another vehicle and did hit that vehicle again before slamming into the guardrail. as bad as it looks, though, state police say it could've been a lot worse. >> rolled a little further back,
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potentially could've been a fatal crash. >> blair: that driver trapped a little more than 30 minutes and transported to med flight to boston medical center and is expected to recover. sky fox over this scene as well in 195 west in somerset. state police say 555-year-old man swerved to avoid debris in the road and his car flipped. he was pronounced dead at the scene. the second car involved two cars and not related to that first accident. >> heather: a house for homeless families badly damaged because of a fire. they were called in before noon yesterday, you can see the damage on these images here, quite extensive. the house in norwell is a shelter for families in transition: though, no one was there at the time. the fire is believed to be related to an overheated electrical unit and we're told the family that did live there is believed to be relocated. >> blair: a story out of kansas before a gunman killed three
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a office. we now know this morning, that a woman has been charged with giving the gunman an assault rifle that he used in the attack. that gunman, identified as cedric ford, accused of gun fire with police. he shot his victims randomly and it was the first officer to arrive who single-handedly took out that gunman. >> heather: bill cosby dropped a defamation lawsuit against one of his accusers for now. they say he can't participate against beverly johnson because he wants to concentrate his defense in a pennsylvania criminal case. he will refile the lawsuit against johnson at a later date. johnson has accused the actor of slipping a drug into her coffee in the 1980s. here at home, the owner of one of the largest fishing agencies in the northeast has been busted on conspiracy charges. authorities say carlos raphael, often referred to as the cod
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deborah messier, undercover fbi agents posed as organized crime members, looking to buy the business. raphael allegedly told them, he sold fish under the table for bags of cash. >> blair: no strike for most of the unions from a major supermarket. stop & shop tells fox 25, four of their five union, proposed votes to authorize strikes this come as as 10,000 massachusetts stop & shop employees contract expires today and a new negotiation for contracts under way. the unions threatened to strike on sunday if their demands were not met. they also posted this video right here online, featuring some massachusetts workers hoping to sway public opinion. >> when we're valued by stop & shop for the work that we do, it makes a difference. rewarding hard work with better inch was and benefits. >> blair: the union says stop & shop's parent company is looking to cut workers pension and
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stop & shop has denied those claims, saying they offered to give workers more pay and their health care benefits are cheaper than the market average. >> heather: a local superintendent is out of a job this morning, despite an against him. the cape cod times reporting that superintendent, brian hyde and the school committee have amicably agreed to end their employment relationship. hyde was recently found not guilty on a charge of trespassing and breaking and entering. this after he went into a student's home to do a residency check. >> blair: a movie about the botch marathon bombing was hoping to recreate the watertown shootouts in watertown. >> i hear helicopter now, i remember that day. >> blair: coming up this morning, the memories brought up by the film. and the reason some people who saw the shootout now feel betrayed. >> heather: plus we'll show you the facebook video that has gone viral. a local vet joined some automated menu to automated menu.
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transferred to a representative. >> heather: we've all heard that noise. next, the simple task that he tried to do that calls the v.a. now to move into the 21st century. >> jason: and we're off to a chilly start.
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the video has gone viral of a veteran stuck on an automated phone call just trying to make an appointment with the v.a. in bedford. salem congressman seth molten posted that video which has more than a million views. why a bill he's proposing right now would allow veterans to use a mobile app to set up appointments is so necessary. he says this kind of experience is unfortunately far too common. >> it's not an extraordinary video of some made up situation. this is a real challenge that veterans face every single day. >> heather: now that the video has gone viral, the good news and this veteran here, has finally been able to get an appointment. >> blair: the makers of a movie of the marathon bombings wanted to recreate the watertown shootout in watertown but this morning, the city is saying no. the producers of mark wahlberg's patriots days are pushing back
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the overwhelming majority supported the idea. that decision to stop the filming, surprised both the movie producers and the residents many who spent weeks working with film crews to make could. >> if i hear a helicopter now, i remember that day and it's really, you know, hurts my feels, you know. >> blair: to explain, watertown's manager released a statement saying that filming the recreation is not in the best interest of the city. the producers of patriots day are looking for a new place in the area to shoot that same scene. happening now, runners wearing super hero costumes to train for the boston marathon, it's called the super hero 17 run. team mr 8 is running the boston marathon in honor of the littlest victim, 8-year-old martin richard. the super heros are running from natick to boston at 8:00 this morning. >> heather: a young player
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boston red sox both on and off the field. the 23-year-old who took the team out on his own dime and the new role he's taking with the team. >> blair: plus, protecting 600 miles of wilderness from terrorists.
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>> heather: 9:44 now and fox 25 investigates. we've heard a lot of talk about building a wall along the mexican border during this presidential election season. but recently u.s. senators focused on a perceived threat just a few hundred miles away from us. they're worried about terrorists coming in through canada. fox 25 investigates sent our katherine per rota to maine to see the challenges they face and what's being done to keep our
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remote. >> reporter: it stretches for more than 600 miles. blanketed in dense forests and dotted with lakes, the border shared by northern maine and canada is peaceful. but the same features may serve as a shroud of secrecy for those with dangerous intentions. >> there's so many places to hide and so many ways to walk through there without being seen by anybody. >> 29er 7. >> reporter: agent mike fuller has been with customs and protection marine operations in maine since 2009. >> there it is the world famous flash. >> reporter: his mission to be an eye in the sky. >> you in every really know if the terrorists are going to try to make an entry. >> reporter: agent fuller took us with him above the border to get a first hand look at the challenges below. >> right now we're over an area called the slash.
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on the left-hand side is canada. on the left-hand side is canada. if you look at it from the air, you can see how dense the foliage is on either side. this is where having an eye in the air is really important. especially for those on the ground. what can't see, can be seen by the sonar, it can use gps coordinates to detect differences in heat. a key piece of technology when trying to find a person on the impound. >> it's summertime and you've got a lot of tree cover. you can't see through that canopy. >> reporter: the efforts 193 agents in houghton have paid off. last year they stopped 32 people from coming illegally into the u.s. most canadian, some from central america and palestine. those know more need to be done. >> terrorists continue to evolve and look for those weaknesses
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canadian border is a weakness. >> heather: but agents say securing the northern border is using resources to work smarter to detect an enemy who is always expected. >> we got to be poised and ready for them. >> reporter: above the northern bothered are, katherine parrotta fox 25 news. >> jason: all right. temperatures are still in the 20s as we're taking off our saturday. around. that's going to continue for the better part of the day today. we do have interesting winds that are going to be developing. so not going to be seeing temperatures behave as they might typically. we'll see temperatures to start. watch what happens into the evening tonight. we don't see a big temperature fall off after dark like we might normal. it's still going to be chilly out there this evening. you still need your coats. and with that breeze as well,
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but we aren't going to be seeing temperatures tonight as cold as we were this morning. that will be the trend going forward. in fact, if you like the 50s, they're coming back tomorrow and i think they're going to hang around even a little while longer. here are your numbers today, upper 30s in places like boston to worcester, over to nashua at 40 degrees. we'll ab in the mid 30s pour the cape and islands. and then tomorrow, the 50s come back across the interior with a few at the interior at the coast. we've had more 50 degrees days this winter season, which counts as december, january, and february, than any other winter on record so far. and we've had the chance to add on a couple more. because tomorrow, 51, monday, 55. we close the february books with plenty of 50 degree days. look at this, tuesday, wednesday, kicking off march with temperatures well above normal despite rain chances we have to get through as well. monday morning, put in the back of your head, we might have a
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back on the school and out the railways and roadways as well. by tuesday, we're dry. on wednesday, a more potent storm system on the way. that's going to mean a much more wide threat of rain potential down are pours, potentially flakes mixing in north and west. keeping an eye on the track. too early to tell the exact track yet. here's what west we're watching, out of the ohio valley. there's the freezing line, you see areas north and west could get into some flakes. it's warm to start this event. the lull tracks right by us. the cold on the backside. could have a few flakes to finish the event. thursday and friday, the bigger story will be the chill down. a little taste of some 50s but not going to be sticking around forever. take a look at the weekend always in few, 40 for today, if you like the warmer day, sunday is your day at 51, monday, 55, and then on tuesday, keep it on the warmer side of average, with
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on wednesday, there's the rainmaker, moving through, a couple of flakes to the north and west possible. we'll keep an eye on the track. should have a better beat on that by sunday night. we do know it's colder, though, thursday and friday. temps in the teens again on thursday night. . >> the bruins trying to build off an impressive win over the penguins. they were down in carolina friday night to face the hurricanes. a special night for the principle bruins, all of the players bringing dad along for the ride. finds patrice bergeron for the easy chip in front. 1 nothing bs. didn't take long to double up the score. 10 minutes later, blue line to blue line. watch matt beleskey put in the work.
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boston, beleskey again. 4-1 over carolina. win number 338 for claude julien, he needs one more to tie the career coaching leader. mookie betts is 23 years old, emerging clubhouse leader. that didn't stop him from playing the role of sugar daddy on thursday night, inviting the roster out to dinner on his dime. surely a team player on and off the field. he's willing to change positions if need be. thisser year, he'll start the year next to pesky. >> a lot of ground to cover. guys put a good spin on the ball, me or jackie, break some hearts that's all we're trying to do.
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your saturday morning sports. >> blair: it is a sure sign that spring is on the way. coming up this morning, the tradition that's reopening its doors today. >> heather: plus tragedy
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the incredible emergency landing >> blair: this morning, we're seeing amazing video right here, as pilots of this jet, made a spectacular landing in agawam. the nose gear of that plane failed to deploy the flight crew touchdown. you see the front of the plane hitting the ground as it landed. only three people on this flight. and none of them were hurt.
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a sewer main break will reopen on monday. the work was expected to be done yesterday. but crews there have run into complications. so public works found a dangerous electrical conduit, and that's going to push back the timetable. we'll keep you posted. >> blair: the red sox and acc baseball teams including boston college are honoring pete frates, a former bc player, who inspired the ice bucket challenge. they'll wear special wrist bands in may, during als awareness month. they can buy these wrist bands and the money goes straight to the fight against als. >> heather: it's a sure sign that spring is near. snow begins on castro island opening today. the southie tradition known for hot dogs and ice cream is
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you can enjoy those hot dogs for half price. >> blair: 95 cents. i could eat about 10 right now, i'm starving. >> heather: mustard. >> blair: 95 cents or -- >> jason: no 95 cents is the half price. >> heather: blair did the refer. >> jason: it's a bright day for it. and tomorrow, even warmer, up to 51 degrees and we're going to keep it in the 50s through the middle of the week, get through the rain on monday, and tracking another system in the middle of the week. >> heather: all right. watch the fox 25 news tonight at
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