Skip to main content

tv   FOX 25 News at 4  FOX  November 7, 2016 4:00pm-5:00pm EST

4:00 pm
breaking poll results just. you can see them right here. clinton leads the pack with 48% of the vote. trump has 44%. gary johnson has the backing of 3% of voters. massachusetts own jill stein gets 2% of the vote. plus or minus 2 plus percentage points that can make a real difference in a tight race. i am elizabeth hopkins. >> vanessa: i am vanessa weh and stephanie, earlier today you were inside the auditorium and unh where the president will speak tonight. >> reporter: and it is an absolutely packed house. we are waiting for president obama right now. he is about 45 minutes you behind schedule. actually in just the last 20 seconds, we saw his presidential motorcade making its way after this bridge right here. you can see a crowd of people right now waiting and taking
4:01 pm
into unh's arena filled with people. he was actually in michigan earlier today. he certainly had a packed schedule again as he is almost ready to speak to that crowd in new hampshire. meantime, hillary clinton she is in michigan as well, but president obama was in michigan earlier today introduced on stage by chelsea clinton. he urged voters to head to the polls and vote for the candidate who is to make is the message he is set to deliver in 45 minutes to the packed house at unh. now president obama, of course, won new hampshire in 2008 and 2012. this year, of course, he is hoping to help hillary clinton win the presidency. i spoke with a lot of voters ahead of today's speech, and they told me they absolutely are excited to hear the president, but overall they say, they are disappointed with
4:02 pm
>> i think this has been a difficult process to put the country through. and i will be glad when it is over. and i hope with all my heart that whoever wins does what is best for the country and whoever loses supports the person who wins. >> reporter: of course all eyes are on new hampsre this could be the deciding state in this very tight election. president obama, again, just made his way across the bridge heading to unh arena. he is set to speak there at 4:45. we will continue to be live and bring you live updates throughout our newscast. in newington, stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. and with both presidential candidates in new york city on election night, security will be extremely tight.
4:03 pm
detail for the election. street closures as well in terms of security, the big apple will look like what it does on new year's eve. the first time in more than 70 years both presidential candidates will be in new york city on election night. election day security is weighing heavily on minds of police and lawmakers in boston. new at 6:00, what mayor marty walsh is saying. a opinioned question one deals with two expanding charter school. three, farm animal consignment and four legalizing recreational marijuana. in new hampshire, governor maggie hassan has a slight edge according to poll results. incumbent senator kelly ayotte. 49% to 45%. the same margin of error which is 3.7%. 1% of those surveyed preferred
4:04 pm
undecided. fox25 is the best place to be for election night coverage. we will be live all night long with global and national results and watch fox25boston.com and look up where to vote on our site. most polls open at 7 a.m. it was a clear and cool day outside as we look at this beautiful shot of the city of boston. fox25's chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz has your election day forecast. and kevin, you are expecting even warmer temperatures tomorrow. >> kevin: a pretty shot you were you know what, a great night. clear out there and it will be cool. no doubt about it. after all we are starting the 40s. boston at 44 degrees. you can look for some colder flurries between these, but you will find most towns are in line with what the airports are reporting in pedestrian ford and boston. somerville. to the city of lowell and suburbs around here in the 40s while the city fits at 50 degrees. worcester county for your evening plan tonight. temperatures there falling through the 40s as well.
4:05 pm
leominster. and cape cod, temperatures here in line of what you are seeing just about everywhere else. a big change in the air mass from one place to the other. you saw a lot of sunshine. you saw it going down over boston and beautiful in most places but the one place that sticks out like a sore thumb is cloudiness right over the south shore and cape cod. not thick clouds but clouds out there to be sure. over the entire northeast, it is generally clear. that is all in the western out in the allegation by the way. you are thinking tomorrow is election day and weather can play a part in election day if it is bad enough. the only place in the entire country where there is even an issue here a front that extends to the deep south. a little swirl of low pressure with some rain in here. that is the only place where they have an excuse from a weather point to not go to the polls tomorrow. here in new england this won't be getting to us just yet, but eventually the rain is in the forecast.
4:06 pm
get here in a cup of minutes. new at 4:00, a suv plunged into the water in mattapoisett. it was 50 feet in the water. fire officials tell fox25 that the driver had already gotten out and swam to shore. police are working to determine an exact cause. police in brockton are with the gunman who open fired on the street hitting a young boy. a bullet grazed the 3-year-old's leg but did not seriously hurt him. boston p this was a targeted shooting or a random drive by. developing this afternoon, a man with a sledgehammer broke into the local home and started swinging at the person inside on old farm line in brockton after 10:00. jim m+ orelli is live in boston. you spoke exclusively to the victim in this attack? >> reporter: we certainly did and he had quite a story to tell. this happening between 9:30 and 10:00 this morning. this homeowner just returned
4:07 pm
came in the driveway and noticed his back gate was ajar and to say the least, it all went downhild from there. he went into the back yard and underneath his back deck the suspect with a bag of goods stolen from his house he tells us. he won fronts the suspect. the suspect comes at whim the sledgehammer. he manages to avoid getting hit by a suspect and that suspect goes by him and runs into the nearby woods and against his better judgment he tell decided to go after this guy. first he grabbed an ax handle from the back of his truck. as he was chasing him he fell down in the woods and suddenly this guy with a sledgehammer was right on top of him. >> i am a little overwhelmed if he gets me with this i could be in trouble and i could end up dying but at the same time, i didn't want to let him get away and my emotions -- my emotions actually took over. >> reporter: and chris haskins
4:08 pm
one on his forehead, one on the top of his head. they look to be raised and consistent with blows from something. brockton police say they haven't found anybody yet, but they did have a k-9 out looking for him. more on this dra maltic interview, this dramatic story at 5:30. live in brockton, jim morelli, fox25 news. eight people were sent to the hospital after a problem at a school. boston fire fighter say a student in mission hill brought a charger to school this morning and it started sparking morning and it started sparking. when someone put water on those sparks, it gave off vapor that made several people start to feel sick. no one was seriously hurt. fire crews tested it and cleared the school for classes to continue. a man faced a judge in connection with a deadly shooting in everett over the weekend. 27-year-old keith lashawn her something being held without bail after pleading not guilty in court. prosecutors say hero shot and killed gary turcott during an armed robbery on sunday.
4:09 pm
incident and that the public is not at risk. a billerica man accused of hitting and dragging a police officer is not in. obliniz and to be using drugs in a parking lo and hit the officer as he tried to get away. that officer is expected to make a full recovery. we are working now find out what happened in court today. two manchester police officers shot in the line of duty in may received one of new hampshire's top honors. officer ryan hardy and matt medal of valor. crystal haynes attended the ceremony in manchester. [inaudible] >> reporter: new hampshire officer being honored as a hero for his work in taking down ian mcpherson last may after the 32-year-old shot manchester police officer ryan hardy in the face and shoulder during a traffic stop.
4:10 pm
>>reporter: after shooting hardy, mcpherson fled with more than a dozen officers in pursuit. officer matt o'connor was shot in the leg in the confrontation. >> they embody exactly what american police something about. they went out, did their job, they did it for one another. >> reporter: at the medal of valor ceremony, nick woodward manchester chief said the story they didn't know. this the heat of the gun battle with their own wounded, responding officers found clarity. >> the restraint that was shown by the officers that actually physically took this defendant into custody. >> reporter: and among those who rushed in to respond to these shootings was officer hardy's best friend and fellow brother in blue on the manchester police department. officer michael mcghee had only been on the force a cup of years. he tells us there was no time to think. he just acted on instinct.
tv-commercial
4:11 pm
didn't know if the suspect was still around, so i did everything i could to make sure didn't get shot again. >> reporter: cool, calm and collected today, the memory of that night has stayed with him and the memory of his friend's brave spree to see him how he was awful. telling him everything would be okay when i didn't know. it was hard. he looked at me and said go get the guy. >> reporter: reporting in manchester, crystal haynes, fox25 news. water. >> vo: ending funding for planned parenthood. taking away our right to choose. restricting our health care choices. this is senator kelly ayotte's record. ayotte voted six times to end funding for planned parenthood - putting access to birth control and cancer screenings at risk. and she supports overturning roe v. wade. woman 1: kelly ayotte says she's for women. but it's just an act.
4:12 pm
for the content of this advertising. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet for the holidays. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local sled jump record, held by gary watson... ...his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone for just 79.99 per month online for the first year.
4:13 pm
4:14 pm
f today investigators return to the property opened by a south carolina real estate agent that confessed to multiple murders. last week a woman was found chained like a dog inside a metal container on hisro and her rescue led to the discovery of more bodies including her boyfriend. mark ockerbloom has more in this case. mark. >> reporter: other properties connected to todd kohlhepp are being investigated after the discovery of human remains on his farm. todd kohlhepp facing charges for being a sexual offender they are now calling him a serial killer after he confessed to four murders and may have been involved in more
4:15 pm
body of the woman's boyfriend. kohlhepp confessed to shooting the man. police found two other victims on todd kohlhepp 100-acre farm over the weekend. >> yes he did show us where two more graves are. he sure did. he showed us where two more victims -- four members of spartanburg county society brutally murder. >> reporter: police say they have not determined the gender and age of the and age of the two other bodies or how long they have been on todd kohlhepp's property. he may have been involved in three more murders. this all started thursday when police found kala brown chained up on his property months after she went missing. she told police that she and her boyfriend went todd kohlhepp's property looking for work. police are combing the farm in south carolina looking for the victims who may still be present. mark ockerbloom, fox25 news. another men's sports team in harvard university is
4:16 pm
sexually explicit comments. the harvard cross country men's team say in the past number of years they created spreadsheets of the attractiveness of the women's team. the captain told the coach, it went through 2014 but the culture has changed now. students say the scandal is unacceptable. >> sexualizing women in that sway really disgusting. >> harvard has taken and these issues don't end after this. >> elizabeth: last week harvard cancelled the rest of the men's soccer season. man found members were creating sexually offensive scouting reports about women for years. patriots quarterback tom brady will have problem letting his kids play football despite new findings linking hits to the head with a devastating brain disease. >> you know i think contact sports teach you certain levels of discipline that other sports
4:17 pm
kids playing football and my wife thankfully -- she is not sitting next to me. might be different for her thoughts. >> brady did say he believes the game of football has become safer over the years but admits he recognizes the risk of injury. last week researchers at bu announced that former patriot kevin turner diagnosed with als died from the brain disease cte. the same disease found in the brains players studied. and oil operations are returning to normal in oklahoma following a powerful earthquake. the 5.0 magnitude quake hit near the town of cushing. the city is home of a massive oil and gas terminal. no serious injuries reported but dozens of buildings suffered substantial damage including cracks. >> recovery knew some of the crisis is over other than the cost of repairs and things to our private citizens. >> elizabeth: actually the third magnitude 5 or greater
4:18 pm
year. the state has had thousands of minor tremors in recent years. now your local forecast from chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz and the fox25 storm tracker weather team. >> a lot of questions whether or not had to do with the frack going on in that part of the world. research to be done. but kind of a hot bed of earthquakes in the past couple of years in oklahoma in that region. 44 in boston. 51 in fitchburg. sounds backwards to me but that's how it is. boston dropping to the 40s and into the 30s by the time it wakes up in th southern new england. mostly in the 30s. 20s out there in southern vermont and southwest new hampshire. generally a cold night. mostly clear skies right now. we are seeing clouds on cape cod and the south shore. that's about it. everybody else is perfectly clear and will stay that way. will go away for you on cape cod allowing your temperatures to drop on the western fringe of a storm spinning around out there and will continue to push away tonight.
4:19 pm
watching very closely to see any issues for election day. i won't see any weather problems to stifle things. certainly not an issue on the east coast. on the west coast, storminess off of the. and happens to be a problem for tuesday. all this is left for this trip are showers and storminess in the middle of the country all the way to the deep south. future cast to use on a wider scale, you will see through the day tomorrow, there will be showers in the midwest and down here a lot of deep into the gulf coast states. nothing that will stop people from getting to the polls. just showers. don't have a tropical system in the gulf, just the run-of-the-mill rain showers and notice that rain is pushing toward us. we need to talk about that a little bit more. let's stop and talk high temperatures to get out to the polls. too combed. 50s in november and not just 50s, some 60s as well. norwood will be 63. burlington, 52. shrewsbury gets to 62 tomorrow
4:20 pm
really good weather for anything you are doing including getting to the polls. now there are some clouds that are moving here on wednesday. that rainshower activity to the midwest on election day and here it comes to our area. notice it breaks apart a lot. scattered showers from the morning and into lunchtime and beyond into the afternoon start the evening commute on the south shore and cape cod with clearing working in from the northwest. again, not huge problem as far as rain coming our way, but showers coming through on wednesday. thursday the southeast coastline before clearing on out. veterans day on friday. another batch of showers moving in the afternoon. look at saturday's high temperature. high temperature in the 40s. that means an average. there will be temperatures west in the upper 30s with a cold wind to go along with it. i thought i would look ahead to sunday. a repwouchbd in the temperatures. is it too soon to talk about this? patriots and the seahawks, big game. how about 35 cold degrees at
4:21 pm
upkit that forecast as we get closer to it. the bottom line cold air coming in for the upcoming weekend. the information coming in this evening so we can time out those showers more precisely for wednesday. i will have that for you just ahead. with so much at stake in the presidential election, tenses are running very high, but one local professor says we need to lighten up. coming up, the unique technique to reduce the stress brought up on the campaign baby stops breathing. new at 5:00, why the family is upset with the response from 911 and how a neighbor they
tv-commercial
4:22 pm
ben hassan is my older brother. he is so funny, and so smart, and my best friend. all families have challenges, and my mom instilled in us very early on the importance of finding solutions to those challenges. and working really hard with your community to get things done. and she made it possible for ben and for me to have a family just like any other family. that's part of the reason d in public service, because that's what's in her heart... and mom's still that way today. i'm maggie hassan
tv-commercial tv-commercial
4:23 pm
vo: ending funding for planned parenthood. taking away our right to choose. restricting our health care choices. this is senator kelly ayotte's record. ayotte voted six times to end funding for planned parenthood - putting access to birth control and cancer screenings at risk. and she supports overturning roe v. wade.
4:24 pm
woman 2: voters definitely cannot trust kelly ayotte. vo: senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. this afternoon we are following a developing story out of iraq. the country's military has found a mass grave with nearly 100 decapitated bodies. the gruesome scene was seen -- south of mosul. they liberated the town from islamic control. a massive to remove isis from mosul. janet reno has died at the age of 78. and as jacqui heinrich shows russ, she was front and center at many controversial cases. >> reporter: the former prosecutor died early this morning after a 20-year battle with parkinson's disease.
4:25 pm
as attorney general under president bill clinton. she found herself in the middle of several political dramas. criticized for the deadly raid on a religious compound in waco, texas after weeks in august. she called that day the worst of her life. oversaw the convictions of ted kaczynski and timothy mcveigh and terry nichols for their role in the 1995 oklahoma city bombing. she also enraged the cuban-american community by of elian gonzalez from the home of his relatives so he could return to cuba with his father. after washington, reno returned to florida, her hometown, miami, and made an unsuccessful run for governor in washington. jacqueline fell. italy has towns left this rubble following earthquakes. there is a rise in looting. a priest in one town said thieves walked into a church about to collapse and stole this 17th century painting.
4:26 pm
historians. other rereplaceable pieces of art are in danger of being destroyed. italy is recovering from earthquakes and multiple aftershocks. she was living there and they were in the process of evicting her. >> dreams of owning a home when the previous tenants won't move out. fox25's john monahan the laugh evicting them isn't so cut and dry. chilly but pleasant evening but you know what, it will be even colder by the weekend and i am looking for what is going on for election day so you can get out to vote. a live look at hillary clinton rally going on in allendale michigan. let's listen in. >> and i know -- i know there is nothing we can't do when we make up our minds. throughout our history, generations of americans have risen together to meet the tests of their time.
tv-commercial
4:27 pm
>> vanessa: pushing for last-minute votes, president obama will be speaking putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. standing there with no clothes.
4:28 pm
a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good.
4:29 pm
let's take you live on the campaign trail now. hillary clinton making a final pitch to voters in allen dale, michigan. one of four stops in battle
4:30 pm
election eve. in 25 minutes president obama will take the stage at a rally at unh. we are waiting to hear from him. a live report from durham. republican nominee donald trump will rally his supporters in new hampshire. the billionaire will be at an event in manchester and that is scheduled to begin at 8:00. we will be there as he makes his final pitch to voters land have a live report on fox25 news at 10:00. massachusetts leaders say the commonwealth's first use of the early voting system has really exceeded all ockerbloom is here with a look at incredible turnout. >> reporter: more than 1 million massachusetts residents cast their early ballots september 24 and ended on friday. william galvin announced the vote total this morning. he expects more than 3 million voter also come out by the end of the voting period here in massachusetts. that means there are still 2 million voters headed to the polls tomorrow. overall, voter turnout should be very similar to the last two
4:31 pm
though very few contested statewide races last year >> the level of have was high. four ballot questions that we have in particular of two them have been intensely campaigning over. we reinforce the turnout. >> reporter: those four ballot questions include measures to legalize recreational marijuana use, expanding the number of charter schools in the commonwealth. the city of boston released updated voter information. more than 4 15,000 registered voters in number in over 30 years. more than 11% of the city residents have already cast their votes during the early voting period. polls in massachusetts open at 7 a.m. they will close at 8 p.m. tomorrow. officials also say they are confident the voting system in massachusetts is secure. the list of voters is accurate. in the control room, mark ockerbloom, fox25 news. one casino in everett could get more competition before it opens its doors.
4:32 pm
vote on a bill to allow twin rivers open a new casino in tiverton. that is past the new hotel and casino would open in 2018. the wynn casino will not open until 2019. the boston car rental company wants to make sure every person has a way to the polls. they will offer 7,000 veebs for free. a total of 500 cities including boston will get this offer. it applies to the hourly rate and not the other fees associated with the rental. new york city. hillary clinton and donald trump will be watching as those votes come in. we will go live to blair miller who is monitoring both campaigns today. all right, so of course, we have an all important forecast here, because a lot of times if there is a little bit of rain, snow or something like that, it impacts the polls. you are saying that will not be an issue tomorrow. >> kevin: november would not
4:33 pm
rainstorms, wind, cold. not the case. perfect here in new england.this doesn't just apply to the boston or worcester area but applies for all of new england. the farther north, the temperatures in the mid-50s. farther south low 60s. on average 60 degrees. if you were getting up early to go to the polls, it is in the 30s. you are used to that, put a coat on, get out there. no rain. one drop of rain in all of new england. i promise for tomorrow. if you were in the midwest you are voting in the election. that is -- we will talk more about that later on. any places there will be any issues from this election day and the weather that will be coming across. temperatures for your evening plans mostly in the 40s. 50-degree readings and how cold it will to be start your day and the rain this is on the way. new at 4:30, the number overdose deaths in massachusetts continue to rise but heroin is being replaced by a more dangerous drug. the department of public of health say 1400 confirmed or
4:34 pm
nine months of 2016, that a pace higher than last year. heroin-related deaths have fallen, but deaths linked to fentanyl have risen by 74%. doctors say fentanyl is 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin. no word if any charges will be filed in a death of a man hit and killed by a pickup truck in tewksbury. they are examining last night's collision on s the 17-year-old victim ran into the street the driver says. local divers spent hours pulling a car out of the charles river. police say the vehicle ended up in the water after colliding with a suv. as fox25's catherine parrotta reports, smoke was seen shooting from the engine. turns out one interesting part that may have actually saved the driver's life. >> oddly enough we have done this a few times. >> reporter: wasn't a first for emergency responders and quite a scene at memorial drive overnight. the car submerged in the
4:35 pm
of the river so cars do end up in the river. >> reporter: the result of a two-car crash. the ford explorer did not stop hitting the hyundai. when the hyundai started smoking, the driver jumped out with the car still in drive when the car ended up in the river. fire fighters working carefully to remove it. >> divers in the water with a vehicle like that, we have to take our time to make sure we don't get them in a precarious position so this could be volatile and move underneath sure they are in a safe spot when we hook them up. >> reporter: the car back on dry land two hours later. the driver taken to the hospital with minor injuries fortunate in the face of what could have happened. police do believe that the driver of the ford explorer will be cited for failure to stop at a red light. in cambridge, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. new information on the breaking news on the mbta's orange line. the last few minutes, service has resumed between jackson and hay market street.
4:36 pm
the ruggles stop. investigators are trying to determine what happened and the orange line has resumed operation and all of the stops. so it might take some time for everybody to get back to normal. a wild scene from dorchester. this morning a u-haul truck rested against a light pole. this happened on franklin hill avenue near american legion highway. there isn't a word on what caused the crash and we don't yet know if anyone was hurt. runners hit the pavement for the 46th annual new york city marathon. the race takes runners through all five boroughs of the city and times were quick. a 20-year-old from atria won the men's race and a kenyan runner took the women's crowd and tatiana mcfadden in the wheelchair race took home the fourth year in a row and a clear sweep of four marathons.
4:37 pm
zucareli crossed the finish line member of the wounded veterans team. we saw his journey live because of the "new york post." he says he feels great and plans to do five or six marathons every year. dropped just a hair this week. the average price of regular unleaded in the state is $2.13 per gallon, that is down a cent from last week. it is also $.04 higher than time last year. there is some good new people who love this iconic orange t-re x sitting on route 1 in saugus. it will stay orange. it has been part of this stretch of road for 50 years. over the weekend people became concerned when a hand written sign and that said keep me orange. the developer planning new retail space say they are planning on keeping the dinosaur exactly the way it is. well, we all enjoy getting friend requests on facebook. how those requests may be good
tv-commercial
4:38 pm
vo: ending funding for planned parenthood. taking away our right to choose. restricting our health care choices. this is senator kelly ayotte's record. ayotte voted six times to end funding for planned parenthood - putting access to birth control and cancer screenings at risk. and she supports overturning roe v. wade. woman 1: kelly ayotte says she's for women. but it's just an act. woman 2: voters definitely cannot trust kelly ayotte. vo: senate majority pac is responsible
4:39 pm
4:40 pm
a tearful plea from the husband of a missing california mother. police say she disappeared last wednesday while out jogging near her home. her husband keith realized his wife was missing when saw her car was in the driveway when he came from work. the couple's 2 and 4-year-old
4:41 pm
help in searching for her. >> she is missing and i wanted to say we are trying and -- we are trying the best we can and i am so sorry that i am not there. bring her home. bring her home. >> vanessa: investigators have received dozens of tips and they found her cell phone on a jogging trail. volunteers have been helping out on a search. one toy store hoping to get a jump start on black friday and vanessa, i hope your toys 'r' us are opening stores at 5 p.m. thanksgiving day and going right through for 30 hours straight. rushing through thanksgiving dinner. bestbuyfriday.com more than half of people surveyed say they will not shop on thanksgiving. in new england go to new hampshire or rhode island to shop on the holiday. massachusetts has laws to prevent stores from opening on thanksgiving. samsung is moving forward with plans for you in smartphones despite the failure
4:42 pm
they will add digital assist to the galaxy s 8. it will be samsung's version of sir. the company bought artificial intelligence and plans to use that technology. earlier this year, samsung recalled all galaxy note 7 phones because the batteries were overheating. the holiday season is a prime time for scammers. still ahead, how thieves are trying to steal your personal information when you download apps. a for sure. we will keep that going. how cool will be at the polls in the morning and how warm in the afternoon. they thought they fo ?? our neighborhood public schools. they are the bedrock of our communities. the place where 96% of our kids are educated. but even now, these local schools are losing more than 400 million dollars a year to privately-run charter schools. and if question 2 passes, it will only get worse.
4:43 pm
c schools and the right of all our kids to a quality education,
4:44 pm
well, taking a live look now. president obama will be speaking in just moments live at the university of new hampshire. we saw him approach the podium. just ahead of him was, of
4:45 pm
to address the crowd at the university of new hampshire in durham. a last-minute push to a lot of different swing states, battleground states, democrats and republicans absolutely just covering all of these different areas in the final countdown to the election. we will have a final report for you on all of our late shows tonight on fox25. in the meeptime, when business partners bought a fixer-upper in hull. they planned to get in and out as soon as possible and maybe some money, but a tenant living there refused to move out, and >> vanessa: they told fox 25's john monahan can't renovate and must litigate just to get into their own property. >> we had gone to court. say anything on your behalf about what is going on and why you had to go to court. >> reporter: linda walls have been living on 28 revere street in hull for more than year and a half, but so far she only paid three months rent. she owes the former homeowner $2700, but they sold the us and
4:46 pm
linda is still and still has not paid rent. >> looking for a property to flip. and we got a friend that was getting rid of it. >> reporter: greg ray and mark musto knew linda was in the house when they bought it back in june. >> living there and not paying. and they were in the process of evicting her. >> reporter: the business partners assumed the eviction which was under way would happen soon, but attorney allen siegel who specializes in eviction law says landlords need to be fully aware of the law. you are doing if you were going to evict in massachusetts because the laws are strictly construed and do favor the tenant. >> reporter: siegel says an existing tenant a new owner becomes the new lanlord and the eviction process must start from scratch. greg and mark didn't want to be landlords. they wanted to flip the house. >> this person was in there legitimately at one point in time renting a room. the rights that they had from
4:47 pm
>> reporter: greg and mark got caught up trying to sort out some of the strictest ten see laws. they have been to court this summer twice. >> doesn't make sense how they get away from it. >> reporter: walls may be doing something familiar to some landlords in massachusetts. well aware of laws that favor tenants and using them to her advantage. fox25 uncovered several housing cases in plymouth and in hull. restaining order on august 22 restraining him from coming into his own property. next, she claimed indigency, that allowed walls to get a court-appointed attorney. back in february of 2015, walls issued restraining order again john buchanan and plymouth housing court. april 27, 2015, they met in court. the case was continued to may, then to june. then finally settled in
4:48 pm
back in hull, we tried to speak with walls to get her side of the story. >> i wanted to see if we could talk to you what is going on with the tenant issue in the house. >> i don't think that is possible. >> reporter: that day we learned the court did the talking for walls appear a judge found in her favor that she had the right to remain in the house. greg stuck again unable to proceed until they can resolve the issue with linda wall. >> we just want the house back. we want her out. we want the house so it -- it is our career. how we make money. we can't make it if we can't sell it. >> reporter: those homeowners say as of today, linda wall has yet to move out of home. she told fox25 she got the restraining order because the landlord was rude to her. she continues to live in their home rent-free. i am john monahan, fox news. chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz in the fox25 storm tracker weather team.
4:49 pm
highs. couple of 50-degree readings for lawrence and fitchburg. portsmouth, new hampshire get to 50. started off beautiful this morning. the sunrise in beverly and also ending beautifully. our own stephanie coueignoux is in new hampshire this afternoon and the sun sets out that way. a gorgeous shot. thank you for sending that in. this is from the boston harbor islands sunny in the sun set this afternoon. sunny, but going down and a beautiful shot of the foliage. yellow back there through the pine trees in the back yard. thank you for all the shots, kevin lemanowicz on twitter when i am working to get them on the air. 44 in boston. 51 in fitchburg. still right now. mostly 40s from the high temperatures in the 40s to the temperatures in the 40s under mostly clear sky. a lot of sunshine and the place that didn't have as much sunshine is here. see the clouds and loop this together. extend all the way to the south shore. mostly cloudy over the cape. and even up until now, spots that are mostly cloudy, but the clouds are breaking up.
4:50 pm
off to the west, not much happening. we have got lots of clear sky ahead. it is going to be a cold night. but we will go down quickly tomorrow ahead of a front that is pushing our way. that front will cause problems here in the middle of the country sfartion showers, rain showers, as it comes eastward through the day. no showers will extend all the way to the deep south and thunderstorm activity as well. so if there is going to be any weather issues from these showers and or thunderstorms. it is not a huge problem. i don't see a big weather maker showers in the pacific northwest that look like they will stay offshore for election day, but that rainshower activity eventually moves here and catch up with that in just a moment. high temperatures tomorrow in the upper 50s to low 60s across. even a few mid-60s like you see in fitchburg. you what don't vis raindrops, hardly any clouds. bright sunshine and wall to wall all across new england tomorrow. the farther north you go, the better chance in being in the
4:51 pm
here in new england. clouds start to move in but not until late tomorrow night and tomorrow morning. ahead of that front that will bring the showers to the middle of the country on election day. here they come into western new england, making their way into new england kind of and western new england by 9:30 in the morning breaking apart. there will be some showers that dot the area at least, with the heaviest seeming to go to the south along that front on wednesday afternoon into the evening hours and clearing starts to work and starts to work and the seven-day forecast. the clearing taking over north and west and the showers could linger in the south coast depending on quickly that front goes by. on friday, another quick moving front by friday. and saturday changes that are coming our way and weekend falls view. check out saturday, 42 degrees with the high temperature. it will be windy and snow flurries around. we had them this past weekend. it wasn't quite that cold. snow flurries around the area. not accumulating snow.
4:52 pm
going to feel cold with that gusty northwesterly wind. slightly better son sunday after a very cold start, but sunday night for the patriots game, chilly at gillette stadium as well. by monday, the rebound is starting with temperatures back up into the 50s. and a cold shot on the way by the end of the week and the weekend. update the showers coming our way as well. tech experts have a warning for i-phone users. they say fake shopping apps are surging this season. apple already removed hundreds of they appear to be for stores like dollar tree, zappos and jimmy chu. they have malware that steal personal information. now a reason to clear out that friend request backlog on your facebook page. >> vanessa: might be good for your health. having large facebook network is associated with good health and a longer life.
tv-commercial
4:53 pm
impact on health than sending them. well, from campaign ads to all those social media posts from friends, it really has been a stressful election cycle. next at 4:30, though, you i am going to introduce to you a local professor who says laugh iter is the best medicine getting through the noise. a family is counting their messing after a stranger jumped into action to save their baby. the frantic 911 calls after their newborn stopped breathing and the neighbor who dropped everything to help. plus a warning to police putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed.
tv-commercial
4:54 pm
changing. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good.
4:55 pm
taking away our right to choose. parenthood. restricting our health care choices. this is senator kelly ayotte's record. ayotte voted six times to end funding for planned parenthood - putting access to birth control and cancer screenings at risk. and she supports overturning roe v. wade. woman 1: kelly ayotte says she's for women. but it's just an act. woman 2: voters definitely cannot trust kelly ayotte. vo: senate majority pac is responsible
4:56 pm
our neighborhood public schools. they are the bedrock of our communities. the place where 96% of our kids are educated. but even now, these local schools are losing more than 400 million dollars a year to privately-run charter schools. and if question 2 passes, it will only get worse. we can't let that happen. to protect our public schools and the right of all our kids to a quality education, vote no on question 2. >> elizabeth: all the controversy and stress leading up to the presidential elections this, have been plenty of times where we could use a good laugh and now one local professor is giving people a reason to chuckle. if laughter is the best
4:57 pm
prescription. >> you want my photographer to do this. >> the reporter: and no one is getting away without a daily dose. >> i'm mike, i'm the photographer. >> the reporter: what he is demonstrating -- >> cat laughter. meow. >> the reporter: is not clown college 101. it's more east professor at suffolk -- he is a professor at suffolk university and he said what he noticed on campus bothered him. he says the effect of the presidential election is weighing on him. >> vote on the issues that matter to you. >> nobody knows what's going to happen. >> the reporter: for years, he has practiced daily laughter, meditation and breathing exercises to break down the roadblocks to innovation, he's taught the techniques to his students and he thought boston could benefit, so last week he invited people to participate in
4:58 pm
happiness through laughter, way to release tension in the leadup to election. >> lily, it's about helping you open up your mind. >> the reporter: he says laughter is the quickest form of meditation an even after the election, it's a way to break down political division. >> do you think that people need to lighten up? >> absolutely. >> the reporter: i feel lighter already. happening right now team coverage of the election night. looking for last-minute voters in new hampshire. fox 25 news at 5:00 p.m. starts right now. >> mark: now at 5:00 p.m., we are just hours from election day. hillary clinton and donald trump are making their final push for president. >> i'm here to ask you to vote for yourselves. vote for your families, vote for your future. >> this is it, folks, we will never have another opportunity. >> the reporter: we are live in new york city tonight. this is where the candidates will end up as this election finally comes to a close. >> elizabeth: plus, a life or death drama if one massachusetts
4:59 pm
town. >> the reporter: a newborn stops breathing. how the baby's parents are trying to find the person who saved their child's life. >> mark: is man is attack with a sledge hammer inside his own home. we're hearing from the victim as police search for a suspect. >> mark: it is the eve of election day. polls on the east cost will open in just about 12 hours from now. tonight, the candidates are making stops in key battleground states to rally support and right now, president obama is in durham, new hampshire, at the university of new hampshire. let's listen in. >> they picked up the phones, they hit the streets, they just lived and breathed the hard work of change, i co-worker not be prouder of them. best organizers on the planet. and i could not be more proud of you, so thank you, organizers, for the great work you do. i love you back.
5:00 pm
so one more day, new hampshire. >> vanessa: donald trump will also be heading to new hampshire tonight, spending his last hour stumping for votes in a state that's still too close to call. good evening, i'm vanessa welch. >> mark: i'm mark ockerbloom. the latest poll from fox news shows clinton ahead with 48% of the vote. trump has 44% and we have fox 25 election 2016 team coverage tonight. elizabeth hopkins has the latest on the senate race in new hampshire that could shift the balance of power in washington. >> vanessa: anchor blair miller the nypd is preparing one of the largest security rampups ever, but first, let's go to stephanie coueignoux where voters are being urged to cast their ballots by president obama. >> the reporter: president obama's motorcade passed by here an hour ago. we did see many voters line up to watch it go by. new hampshire is a key state with four electoral votes an many believe that this election

97 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on