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the holiday message being sent around the country. >> and the president-elect is hunkering down in new jersey for a weekend full of meetings. the turn around talk between trump and one of his biggest critics. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: happy saturday, everyone. thanks so much for watching fox 25 morning news. it's 6:00 a.m. on november 19th, i'm heather hegedus. >> i'm jason law. really mixed ck depending on where you live this morning. let's check in with fox 25 meteorologist jason brewer in the storm weather center, jason. >> jason brewer: we have clouds moving into southeastern mass. the cape and islands, clearer westward. without that cloud blanket we've got 30s and 20s. in normally colder inland spots like bedford and norwood with upper 40s and near 50 to start the day, south shore and the cape. here's worcester today, bright sunshine, it's going to be a nice one again, with
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lunchtime and early afternoon. but in plymouth, the thanksgiving parade, going to stay cloudier, not too much wind yet. that changes tomorrow. i'm tracking a storm system on the way. get out and enjoy some of the 50s today. it's all going to come crashing down. back to you. >> jason: developing this morning, police continue to search for a hit and run driver plowing down a woman in a crosswalk. >> heather: this morning, stephanie coueignoux is live in chelsea for us at the intersection where it happened. we are h that the victim is expected to be okay. >> reporter: amazingly that woman only had nonlife-threatening injuries. i am at intersection of fourth and broadway. you can see at the surveillance camera here on the lamp post. all of this was caught on camera. i do want to show you the surveillance video that captured the hit and run. in the video you can see the woman at the bottom of the
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hitting the 72-year-old, new yorking her to the ground. that minivan drives off. chelsea police say the woman did have a cut to her forehead and other injuries and she was rushed to the hospital. people we spoke with say they cannot believe the driver did not stop. >> to me, it's disgusting, i don't know how anyone could ever do that. >> reporter: now, police say the minivan appears to be an model dodge caravan. it appears to be missing a right front hubcap or driving on a spare tire. anyone with information is asked to call police. and coming up in 30 minutes, the item taped to the window that could help track the driver down. in chelsea, stephanie coueignoux fox 25 news. >> heather: another person in the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in dorchester. this happened on quincy street.
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more information comes into us. and the jaws of life? had to be called to get people out of this car in duxbury. look at the mangled mess there. it rolled off of bay road and into a marsh around 2:00 this morning. we know two people rushed to the hospital as a result of this. we're working to get an update on their conditions. the cause remains under investigation. >> jason: this morning, a new warning from the fbi as we get ready for the holiday they're calling for people to be extra vigilant for terror warning signs. no specific threat but everyone must stay guarded. they're worried about paris like attacks. fox 25 reached out to boston police in regards to what's being done in regards to the warning. they sent us a statement, that they're staying vigilant and>> ing the public to report anything suspicious.
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>> heather: the president-elect is spending the weekend in new jersey. among others, former massachusetts governor mitt romney. possibly to offer him a role in his cabinet. rumors swirling that romney could be considered to be secretary of state. if he's offered that job, it will be a complete about face from the contempt the pair have shown for one another throughout trump's campaign. >> jason: romney, of course the republican nominee a couple of years ago. he was a no show for the republican convention over the that they don't really like each other. >> donald trump is a phony. a fraud. >> the last election should've been won. except romney choked like a dog. he choked. >> two other names being floated this weekend for secretary of state, rudy jewel yawn lee and south carolina governor nikki haley. >> heather: being tossed around as members of president-elect administration. two local politicians on that
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massachusetts senator scott brown could be tapped as secretary of veterans affairs. if he is picked, he is will join retired lieutenant general michael flynn who was named security advisor. jeff sessions will take over as attorney general. and congressman mike pomp pea i don't is set to become the director of the cia each of those are known your yielding and controversial views. >> jason: tr backlash. and former students at harvard law school, see bannon tapped as seep injure strategist, now more than 600 signed a letter against him and plan to send the letter to president-elect. they're accusing bannon of a movement that promotes sexism and racism. also calling on the school to condemn the then 62-year-old. be we've been following her
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her reaction to the developments over the last several days, we'll have that still ahead in the next 30 minutes. >> heather: donald trump is cleaning up loose ends as he prepares to take office. that regarding a settlement of now defunct trump university. the president-elect has now agreed to payout $25 million in that case. that's a sharp departure from early on in the campaign when trump vowed to fight the lawsuits until the bitter end. according to those lawsuits, students shelled out big bucks be more like a series of real estate seminars. a lawyer defending students, says once a few more hurdles are passed they'll likely get half of their money back. >> there will be a notice period of 30 to 60 days. once that passes the judge will hopefully finally approve the settlement. we could have people with their money back within three to four months. >> heather: students could get about 30 to $35,000 each in the
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this is new this morning, the massachusetts man that claims he's the real creator of lung if you panda has been committed of wire fraud and conspiracy. multilawsuit against dream works and the film. prosecutors say the a 1-year-old was lying the entire time. even creating documents to support his claim. convicted of lying in court and destroying evidence. he was found guilty in federal understand march. >> jason: a high school football captain being held without bail accused of attacking a woman in bourne. police say he grabbed a 14-year-old girl from the behind and threw her to the ground as she walked to the bus stop. his attorney says officers got the wrong guy. >> this is a case that identity is clearly an issue here. and there are several
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witnesses. >> jason: detectives say they found a sweatshirt matching one of the suspects wearing in allen's car. the victim telling fox 25 she does not know allen. allen's dangerous hearing will be on tuesday. worcester police investigating the armed robbery of two kids outside of an apartment on chatham street wednesday night. police say three boys approached by four men who asked if they were in the gang. when they said they their valuables. they got away with phones and sneakers, nobody was hurt. >> heather: police hope somebody recognizes this man you're looking at right now, he's wanted in connection to three armed robberies of this is surveillance video from the honey farms on belmont street late last month. police say that suspect is about 5'5" with a slender build. >> jason: this morning, still no arrests after a 911 caller caused panic and fear on the campus of boston university.
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shot a hostage and armed with explosives inside of bu's library. investigators say none of it was true. it took hours to clear the library. bu sent us a statement saying he believed the statement came from outside of the u.s. >> heather: hitting the road this holiday season, toll will end just in time for thanksgiving. crews will be off of the pike by 5:00 a.m. that's a few hours ahead of the original plan. all week long get on the road every 10 minutes. roadwork will be picking back up on monday the 28th. if you're taking to skies this holiday season, logan airport is asking you to plan ahead to make your holiday travel a little less hectic. reminding you to have a plan in place to get to the airport on time. also check in online if you're picking someone up, mass. d.o.t. points out the cell phone lot is
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they'll have additional people on hand to handle the additional travellers. >> jason: city of boston is officially getting into the holiday spirit. the official christmas tree arrived sunday morning. santa there to welcome the tree in. 47 white spruce making its way to massachusetts from nova scotia since tuesday. every day they sent it to boston as a thank you for boston's help during the explosion. faneuil hall christmas tree will be officially lit tonight. a former massachusetts funeral director says he's guilty of embezzlement and improperly disposing of bodies. the person he's blaming for committing the crimes. >> heather: fox 25 is digging deeper into the ongoing heroin epidemic this morning. i spoke with one man who beat his addiction, only to face a life changing consequence. >> just because you get clean doesn't mean it goes back the
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>> heather: the heroin epidemic, leading to a new health problem here in massachusetts. the number is sky rye cock -- rocketing and have having an influence not only on the families but the state. >> i opened up the tub and everything was in there. [ no audio -- >> heather: working to fight the spread of hepatitis c in just a bit. >> jason: an arrest warrant sent for the mother of a heartbreaking video in lawrence -- okay. >> jason brewer: i can certainly take it. i was updating my future cast and i'll remind it for you and
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right now. it is cloudy across southeastern mass. as the northeasterly winds have taken over again. the south shore and the cape and islands, are going to be waking up to that drearier sky. back to the west it's much clearer. look at the temperature. 44 at the worcester airport. you get down in the lower elevations. i have 20s and 30s to begin the day under the starry skies. sunrise coming up shortly. we'll be bringing that to you live here on fox 25. but look at the there's your worcester forecast today. you'll see numbers in the lower 50s. and the thanksgiving parade, you're going to see temperatures stuck in the lower 50s with clouds. feeling a lot cooler in plymouth county, thanks to the cloud deck not really come through brightening up and breaking up for the day. there's that bright sky there going to be moving into boston. it's 44. you see the very first makings
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in bourne but 44 in wayland. big differences this morning. 42 in nashua. hour by hour forecast here. framingham, a good mix of sunshine with just a few clouds. temperatures all the way up to the middle 50s by noon today. and just a few degrees higher than that for your high this afternoon. there's cape cod with the cloudy skies low 50s you're stuck. boston up to 53. natick at 55 today. overnight, not going to be drastically cold, bute even mixing in with snow showers as you go to the west. take a look here. clouds moving in. spot showers late this evening. evening plans mainly dry. really going to be late tonight. quaking up tomorrow morning with the rain. here comes the potent storm system with the mountain snow. the lowell levacation rain, but places like the worcester hills may get a snow shower or two sunday morning.
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way in from the rest. a shower or two all the way over to the greater boston area sunday night monday morning. and then it's just windy and chilly. look at the temperatures sunday and monday. waking up to freezing and then we're cold in the mornings too all next week. then another storm system on the way for thanksgiving day. right now it looks late wednesday night into thursday our next threat for an approaching storm. could mix in depending on the track of the low. that storm hasn't formed yet. we'll be updating as new information comes in throughout the morning. >> heather: thanks so much, jason. back to the story about the heroin epidemic and the new health problem it's heading to here in massachusetts. >> just because you get clean doesn't mean everything goes back to the way everything it is. it's not all rainbows and puppy
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changing consequence. >> in a situation where i needed assistance getting from a porch, where i was outside smoking the cigarette to the bedroom. by would've just toppled over. >> reporter: timmy was and i to beat his heroin addiction, only to be faced with a new battle. living with hepatitis c. his story of addiction is a familiar one. the father of two grew up in a middle class home in newton became hooked on painkillers after serving in the my two years ago, he got high with a woman who was up front with him that she had hepatitis c. he used her needle any way. >> i didn't care. i didn't care. heroin to me was more important to me at that time than anything. >> reporter: when they share needle, they're sharing fluids. hepatitis c attacks the liver.
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particularly hepatitis c but liver cancer as a whole. is the fastest rising cancer death in this country. >> reporter: they believe there's a direct correlation between the rise in injection drug use and the rise of hep c in young people. >> we have seen as a result of many more young people present to our clinics. >> reporter: fox 25 found rates steadily increasing in massachusetts over the past decade. more than 9,000 confirmed and probable cases in 2015 compared to 7,000 in 2005. the toll the greatest on young people. in 2015, close to 5,000 of the cases were 15 to 39-year-olds. in middlesex county where timmy lives by far reported the highest number of cases. >> this right here. this is daily maintenance until i get to a point where i get
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it's that simple. >> reporter: timmy has the most aggressive form of hepatitis c. it has damaged his liver so badly he has all of the symptoms of type 2 diabetes. he's worried he's on borrowed time. >> there's still a five in one chance i might not make it. >> reporter: you have an 8-year-old son, how does it make you feel that you might not see him graduate high school? >> it hurts. i want to be there for everything and i know i'm not going to be. addiction. for that, i'm responsible, i have no one to blame but me. >> reporter: i'm sorry. >> it's all right. >> heather: well, for their part, the department of public health says it's working stop the spread of hepatitis c. they're working to screen for the disease. also state fund programs that include needle exchange services, education and outreach. >> jason: it is 6:21 this
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home has turned into a nightmare. her half done house with no protection from the incoming winter. the contractor has him abandoned the project mid renovation. >> and she's already lost her children and she lost she lost all of their mementos in a house fire. >> opened up the tub. and everything was in there. (jessica) the new recipe of beneful is really excellent.
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ago, she was feeling something else, panic after a fire broke out in the attic of her milford home. >> i called 911. we had short amount of time to run around and bring our belongings. >> reporter: but her most precious belongings was in this room and just below the fire. >> that's where i keep special things. >> reporter: associated with two special people. her late son and daughter. >> my daughter passed away seven years ago from breast cancer. and then my son about a little over two years ago. >> reporter: days after the fire, she went looking for the special things and spotted a plastic tub. >> and i opened up the tub. and everything was in there. i was -- i just cried. i was so happy. >> reporter: the mementos placed in that plastic tub by milford firefighters.
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meal as a way to say thank. >> it's nice to have people show their appreciation. everything we did is no different than what any other fire department would do. >> reporter: that debbie crystal says is precisely the point. >> these guys work hard and they don't always get appreciated or acknowledged for the important work that they do. >> reporter: in newton, jim morelli, fox 25 news. >> jason: i think that's one of the hard things about a fire, you can replace a couch but you can't replace a photo baby pictures on instagram live forever but all of the things before facebook, they're irreplaceable. >> heather: being able to touch the photos rather than looking at your phone. she's lucky she had it in a storage container. >> jason: yeah, that's a great story. jim morelli did an awesome job. >> heather: let's toss it over to jason. >> jason brewer: right now, we're off to a quiet storm. this storm coming from the
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complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: happy saturday to you. here's a live look at the city of boston. check that out. just gorgeous. this makes waking up on a saturday early worth it.
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it's not official until 6:40. it's starting to get light out there. beautiful colors. >> heather: pretty mild. mid november, thanksgiving coming up this week. >> jason: it warms up in the afternoon. it's nice. it's great. >> heather: you know it can't last forever. i hate to be the debbie downer here. in the storm tracker weather center, jason brewer. >> jason brewer: i just tweeted get out today, the wind, the rain and even snowflakes to keep track of tomorrow. hyannis, p-town, temperatures around 50 in those it's chillier back inland under the clear skies where the heat left from the overnight hours. the winds pretty calm. not bad, today, a lot of wind. a lot of sun, west of 495, cloudier up against the coast. but generally temperatures in the 50s. we had 60s yesterday. so we'll take them down a little bit today. but tomorrow, it's this storm system with the wind and the rain. even some snow to keep track of. that's all still straight ahead. >> heather: all right.
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surveillance video right here, captures the moment a woman is hit by a minivan. she's crossing the street in the crosswalk. it happened in chelsea. and that van took off. this morning, police are still looking for the van. fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live at the intersection in chelsea. and stephanie, something about that van that might help them track it down this weekend? >> reporter: yeah, jason and heather, police say there was actually a piece of paper taped to the minivan's window. some information. taking a look behind me, this is the intersection of fourth and broadway, you can see the crosswalk right here. this is where that woman was crossing when she was hit. a surveillance camera captured this disturbing hit and run. at the bottom of your screen, you can see the woman standing in the crosswalk. and then from the left, a white minivan, driving up, hitting the 72-year-old, and knocking her to the ground. the van then keeps on driving as the woman lies there in the
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>> it was so -- i mean, who would do that to the only woman. >> reporter: chelsea police say the woman was rushed to the hospital with a cut to her forehead and other injuries. but is expected to be okay. in the meantime, they're neuro asking for the public's help in finding this minivan and its driver. >> it's a horrible person because that would be like your mom, your grandma. >> reporter: police say the van appears to be an older model dodge caravan with a taped note to the right rear also appears to be missing the white rear hubcap for driving on a spare tire. when our fox 25 crew was here earlily. they say this is a very dangerous intersection. our car saw two cars collide as we were here earlier. as for the latest it, they're asking police to give them a call if you have any information. in chelsea, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news.
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meantime, tragedy in wells, maine, this morning, where a five-year-old boy among the victims of a deadly crash that and on maine turnpike. a lowell man driving the white box truck that you see in the background on the scene. the truck ran into a car from behind and then landed on top of it, killing that little boy. and the man who volunteered to drive him as part of a community action group. both of those victims are from maine. the crash happened as traffic was slowing down from another crash just road. da is now investigates. >> jason: a former massachusetts funeral director has pleaded guilty of improperly disposing of bodies. william rider oversaw rider funeral home in hadley where investigators found improperly deexposing bodies there. he was embezzling from families that he served. foregoed a trial on friday and pled guilty to the crimes.
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the judge said a case cloaked in sadness, the harm that mr. rider imposed can't be undone. >> rider's attorney says the former funeral director has been struggling with substance abuse and depression. he was sentenced to 18 months in jail and 14 years probation. >> heather: a winchester man has pleaded guilty to murdering his own mother. 48-year-old matthew mack ca-vinnie to life in prison for the beating of 70-year-old barbara mack ca-vinnie back 2014. we've been covering the case since the beginning including his own shocking admission to bob ward that he killed the family cat and his mother. >> my mother, barbara mack ca-vinnie and to her cat, pumpkin mack ca-vinnie, i apologize deeply. sometimes i get out of control. >> reporter: did you do it? >> yes. >> reporter: what did you do? what did you do to her? >> murdered her. >> heather: you heard his admission right there to bob.
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off. he was arrested eventually in north carolina. >> a car slams into a building in hanson. this shows the aftermath on main street just before 2:00 this morning. a little bit of irony, the building that that car hit was an auto repair shop. no one was hurt. a stabbing at northeastern university, sky fox over the scene there, where boston police say someone stabbed a man yesterday afternoon. that victim taken to boston medical center and is expected to survive. >> heather: happening now, president obama is in the future of free trade as the president touched down last night for the asian cooperation summit. world leaders including canada's prime minister are working to save free trade and idea on jeopardy on several fronts. president-elect donald trump has vowed to take the u.s. out of the tpp and renegotiate nafta to important retrade agreements. and earlier in the year, politicians campaigning for
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>> jason: a not so warm reception for vice-president elect broadway show of hamilton in the show last night. audience members booing as he walked to his seat. they heard about his attendance and during their bow, the actor who plays aaron bur thanked audience there was no reason to boo and read a message to the president-elect. >> we are a america, armed and dangerous that your administration will not protect us. our men, our children, our parents, or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights, sir. >> jason: he finished that speech and he says the cast hopes inspired pence to work on
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president-elect trump continues. senator warren spoke at u. mass. boston yesterday. wasting no time the post election climate. she didn't just talk about the president-elect either. she talked about his transition team and cabinet pick so far. >> there can be no compromise with racism, there can be no negotiation with bigotry. >> jason: senator warren been vocal with president-elect trump since the election. earlier this page letter, refusing to keep his campaign promises and promising him to reconsider his cabinet picks. a little girl not only facing death but see you later, something out of a sci-fi movie that she hopes will bring her back to life. >> heather: first, marine veteran, says a contractor destroyed her home and walked off the job. >> my life savings, everything that i saved. >> heather: next the big problem
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but it's all going to come and the wind and even some snow w . >> jason: a marine veteran says her home has been destroyed by a contractor who walked off of the job. over the summer, she hired a contractor to help expand her upstairs but soon started noticing problems with the job
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contractor quit amongst a war of words, leaving the bill with a half protected home and no protection from the elements. >> calling us ignorant and calling us stupid. and those are -- that's it right there. it is my life savings, everything i've ever saved. and it's now -- it's like the money pit home. >> jason: ibarra wilkerson who borrowed $30,000 already says a new the expansion would cost her $50,000 more. we did speak to his former contractor, denied any water damage and stands by his work. >> heather: boston children's hospital saying the final good-byes to the prouty garden. the globe reporting the green space now scheduled to close for good, sometime in the next several weeks. the garden will be demolished to make room for clinical building.
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campus. >> jason: a teen died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the united states. she suffered from a rare form of cancer amount expressed a hope to be brought back to life in the future. her final grant, on her parents disagreed whether she should be buried or frozen. this isn't the first time, just the first time it's had to go to court. more than 100 people had the procedure done after they died in it is pricey to be frozen for the future. we took a look and it costs at least $47,000. >> heather: to say i'm excited about this, is an understatement, jason. >> jason: a lot of people talking about this. >> heather: a bite of italy to a new part of boston. coming up the italian invasion that's moving into the back bay. i am hungry thinking about it.
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a shortcut is driving people nuts on one street in quincy. fox 25 elizabeth hopkins spoke to one neighborhood, that blames apps for the increase drive on one road. >> this really needs to be addressed. >> a major problem. >> i think the day of playing street hockey or touch football gone. >> there's a problem on the streets of quincy. >> it's a cut through town. >> reporter: rush hour has become a nightmare. drivers are exiting highways and cutting through neighborhoods. >> driving through a residential area, with a lot of kids walking home from school or riding their bikes around the neighborhood. not really meant to handle the volume. >> reporter: it's been an issue for years, but recently drivers using traffic apps are using
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in particular waze are using special time using roads here. >> the way waze is directing traffic is taking you through roads you might not have thought of before or even known existed. >> reporter: here's the problem, i'm on commute from south shore into boston and there's congestion along my route, all i have to do is turn on waze and it will guide me throughout that traffic, unfortunately, guide me through the residential neighborhood just like this one. public roads intended by citizens including alleviating gridlock in congested parts of town. the waze algorithm will never create a traffic jam where one doesn't exist. it will bannon residents during rush hour. the problem isn't just quincy. other neighborhoods have similar complaints. cities and towns will do what they can. he believes the problem will only be fixed when state and federal government improve roadways and mass. transit option. >> time to think a little
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>> jason: 6:46. the delay to alaska buyout of virgin america may soon come to a close. antitrust evaluation by the department of justice. newly filed court documents suggests that review may soon coming to an end by the end of the month. if approved, the $2.6 billion deal would make alaska the biggest carrier on the west coast and edge out jet blue as the fifth largest airline. >> heather: pretty mild out there for the middle of november. i mean, thanksgiving are snowed armed here. >> jason: i was telling him yesterday, i overdressed. i put layers on in the morning. had a scarf on -- by late morning, mid-afternoon, you take it all off. you have to. or start sweating. >> jason brewer: the season of layers, chilly in some spots, others quite mild. and yesterday we were quite in into the 60s. no one determine you were trying to shed a layer or two. right now it's 44 in boston. which is above the norm. we have clear skies over the city.
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you about this morning. 50 degrees in nantucket, hyannis, bourne at 51. back inland, 33, wayland, lowell at 37. little cooler under clear skies inland. not excessively cold in any one location. worcester in the airport higher elevation about thousand feet up. 44. have to get down to the valleys to feel the cold air. brockton, the sun early on. ocean clouds will come most cloudy day. temperatures in the 50s. low 50s there at noontime. not getting much warmer than that. low to mid 50s, braintree, boston, deadly -- dedham. shirley at 57 today. not a bad saturday. then tonight, clouds build in everywhere and some spotty showers begin to break out. you'll see temperatures in the upper 30s and the 40s overnight. so not particularly cold.
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until you get out into the berkshires. here's what's going on. clouds building in. showers on the way. the cold air behind that initial band of rain starts to build in to the mountains, winter storm warning up for the mountains in vermont. that's where you get the significant accumulation. looks like 1 to 3 in the berks. possibly a coating in the worcester hills. let's go tighter here. future cast, 1:00 in the morning on sunday, some showers around and then we'l heavier band of rain move through as the low approaches overnight. there's 6:00 a.m. as we get started on fox 25 morning news tomorrow. i'm tracking some rain. but then i'll be also watching the edge of the snow line as it tries to push over into the worcester hills possibly around keene. these are the spots that could get a coating of snow tomorrow morning. then there's another chance late tomorrow afternoon and into the night. cold air continues to spill in. it's windy.
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can't rule out a flake all the way over to the boston area on monday night. on monday afternoon, we dry out. temperatures this week, on the cooler side of average. so enjoy today. there's your weekend in view. middle 40s return tomorrow with the wind. and it stays windy into monday. tuesday things quiet down a little bit. here comes our next storm system. we're watching a low pressure system from the west. depending on the track of that that will be dictating who gets the showers on thanksgiving day. and who might even get wintery precipitation thanksgiving day. stay with us for that. back to you. >> heather: possibly a somewhat white thanksgiving. all right, jason thank you. in a city that were told the british were come, boston is now getting ready for a italian invasion. eataly that's the -- i'm not tired this morning. that's how you say it. eataly is putting a restaurant,
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safe and cooking classes all under one roof. all of it italian, in people calling a wine and dine shop hybrid. they seized an opportunity to try to enhance boston's food scene. >> i'm excited every time i come to the boston just for the chance it's one of the delicious and original cities in america that we're opening an eataly triples it. >> heather: if you're interested, eataly opening 800 boylston street november 29th. i'm looking an iconic dress on auction. the dress marilynn monroe wore singing to john f. kennedy. ripleys believe it or not, felt it was worth $4.8 million, that's where the auctions started off. a gorgeous dress. >> jason: speaking of auction, here's your chance to own a
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disneyland auction today. it's going to feature more than 1,000 rare and never before seen items from costumes to artwork, all from the theme park over the next six decades also items from the late disney icon annette find cello. >> heather: leads to a call for a federal investigation now. still ahead, we'll tell you about the change the big box store is making in of our investig at ikea, we believe that everything you need should be within reach. in an affordable dream kitchen that works as hard as you do. get 15% back at the ikea kitchen event. oh no. oh no. oh no. i hate this belt. man oh man. mom, we have a situation.
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hi everybody. i'm butch stearns. here's your sports for saturday. the patriots are in san francisco this morning, getting ready for tomorrow's 4:30 game against the niners. i'll be in san francisco with the patriots starting tonight. rob gronkowski will not. the patriots tight end along with wide receiver chris hogan both ruled out of this game. that means tom brady will be leaning more edelman and others. both listed as questionable but are expected to play. nothing questionable of kevin durant's first trip to the garden, after he told celtics thanks, but no thanks. they booed him. but durant. and they took it to the celtics. clay thompson with a game high. beat the celts by 15. celtics in detroit later tonight.
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the ultimate honor, the quarterback, has boston college retired at half time at the bc u. conn. game at 1:00 today. well deserved for ryan, he's thrilled about today's ceremony. bruins host winnipeg at the garden later tonight. i'll be reporting from san francisco later tonight and tomorrow night on sunday night sports wrap. have a great saturday, everybody. >> donald trump, cleaning up loose ends before heading to the white house. coming up, a major settlement promise turn around. >> it is nice and bright in many locations. cloudy in others. big temperature differences. i'll tell you when we all get cold, windy even rainy and snowy. straight ahead. >> talk about motivated. a local college student is running a this. is. everything. honey bunches of oats with real strawberries. it's all of this, this, and this. and especially that. waaat? yep, add this and you've got strawesomeberry. "oohh!"
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meetings. the turn around between trump and one of his biggest critics. >> complete new england coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: and a very good saturday morning to you. thanks for watching fox 25 morning news. it's 7:00 a.m. on november 19th. i'm heather hegedus. >> jason: and i'm jason law. we are warming up this saturday morning. a little chillier than normal. jason brewer has us approaching the 60s >> jason brewer: as you go westward, brighter. the chance to get up to the 60 range west of boston. on the coast cloudier and cooler. right now starting out in the 30s and 40s most spots. ipswich sunny this morning by the midday hours, clouds move in and cap you. won't be able much milder than that. but keene, nashua, upper 50s, near 60 in those locations.
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this storm maker, the snow mind it, i'm timing that into new england coming up. >> jason: this morning, police continue to search for the hit and run driver caught on surveillance video, striking a woman in a crosswalk. >> heather: that's where we find stephanie coueignoux this morning, the good news here that we're hearing is that that victim is going to be okay. >> reporter: yeah, heather and jason, according to police, that woman suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. i'm here at the intersection, fourth, and broadway. take a look a behind me, you can see the surveillance camera right over the crosswalk, it actually captured this hit and run on camera. i want to show you the surveillance video that captured that hit and run. in this video, you can see the woman at the very bottom of your tv screen. she is in the crosswalk. and then you can see a white minivan driving up and hitting the 72-year-old, knocking her to
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chelsea police say the woman did have a cut to her forehead and rushed to mgh with nonlife-threatening injuries. but people that we spoke with say they just cannot believe that driver never stopped. >> i road the same -- to me it's disgusting. i don't know why anyone could ever do that. >> reporter: police say the minivan looks like an older model dodge caravan. it looks like it's missing a right hubcap or spare tire. anyone with information is asked to call to the police. come up in 30 minutes, the item taped to the window that may help police track that van down. stephanie coueignoux fox 25 news. >> heather: another person in the hospital with serious injuries after that person was hit by a car in dorchester. just before midnight on quincy street. right now details are extremely limited. beare working on sources of our story. we'll get you updates as soon as
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called in this car crash in duxbury. look at the damage there. terrible. that car ran over and into bay road and into a marsh this morning. we know two people went to the hospital. we're working to get an update on their conditions for you. the cause of the crash under investigation this morning. >> jason: this morning, a new warning from the fbi out, as we get ready for the holiday season. the agency is calling for country to be extra vigilant for terrorist attack warning signs issuing this statement yesterday, saying there's no but everyone must stay guarded. the agency concerned about paris like attacks. fox 25 reached out to boston police to find out what's being done in regards to this warning. the department sent us a statement that they are staying aware and urging the public to report anything that they see that may be suspicious. the fbi will also step up security for the upcoming inauguration that's happening two months from tomorrow. >> heather: in the meantime,
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weekend in bed mondayton new jersey. a series of meetings with former massachusetts governor mitt romney possibly to offer him a role in his cabinet. rumors swirling that romney is considered for secretary of state. if he's offered that job, it will be a complete about face for the contempt the pair had for one another throughout the campaign. >> jason: romney a nominee four years ago, a no show for the republican convention over the summer. two made it no secret they don't like >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. >> the last election should've been won except romney choked like a diagnose. -- dog. >> two others being considered rudy giuliani and nikki haley. >> the other names being tossed around right now as possible contenders for trump's team. two local politicians on that
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brown could be tapped as secretary of veterans affairs, if picked he would join jeff sessions who will take over as attorney general and kansas congressman, mike pompei i don't who is set to become the director of the cia. michael flynn as the national security advisor. each of those are known for unyielding and at times controversial views. >> jason: in the meantime, trump is facing and former harvard business schools. steve bannon, a former graduate of the school, has been tapped as the senior counselor. more than 600 women signed a letter against him that they plan to send to the president-elect. the women accusing bannon of being the creator of a movement that promotes sexism and racism. they're calling on their school to condemn the 62-year-old. massachusetts senator elizabeth beth warren sounding off about the president-elect's new team.
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election season and now post election. we'll have her reaction still ahead in 30 days. >> heather: donald trump is cleaning up loose ends as he prepares to take office. that includes a major settlement regarding his now defunct university. the u.s. attorney general announcing yesterday that the president-elect has now agreed to payout $25 million in that case. that's a sharp departure earlier on in the campaign where he vowed to fight the lawsuits until the bitter end. according to the lawsuit, students shelled o for classes which turned out to be more like a series of real estate seminars. a lawyer defending students says once a few more hurdles are passed they'll likely get half of their money back. >> there will be a notice period of probably 30 to 60 days. once that passes. the judge will finally, hopefully, finally approve the settlement. so we could have people with their money back within three to four months. >> heather: students could get $35,000 each in the settlement. the deal does not require trump
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7:06. and new this morning, a massachusetts man who claims he is the real creator of the popular animated movie "kung fu panda" has been convicted of wire fraud and perjury. it started in 2011 when jamie gordon filed a multimillion lawsuit against dream works. the prosecutors say he was lying and even went so far as create documents to support his claim. gordon was accused of repeatedly lying in even producing evidence. he was found guilty yesterday and will be sentenced in march. >> accused of attacking a girl in bourne, the 18-year-old appeared in court yet. john allen grabbed her from behind and threw her to the ground as she walked to the bus stop. his defense attorneys say officers got the wrong guy. >> this is a case where identity is clearly at issue here. and that there are several
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commonwealth's witnesses. >> jason: detectives say they found a sweatshirt matching the description of one the suspect was wearing in allen's car. the victim tells fox 25, she does not know allen. his dangerousness hearing will be on tuesday. worcester police investigating the armed robbery of a group of kids outside of an apartment on chatham street wednesday night. the group was approached by a group of four men who asked them if they were in a gang, when they said they weren't, one of them showed them a handle valuables. no one was hurt. >> heather: in the meantime, police in worcester are hoping somebody recognizes this man on your screen, he's connected with three armed robbery. this is surveillance from the robbery on honey form farms on belmont street late last month. that suspect is about 5'5" with a slender build. >> jason: still no arrests of a a 911 call caused pap nick and fear on boston university campus. the caller told police friday
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library. none of it was true. it took the bomb squad to clear all six floors of the library. b.u. sending a statement that they believe the call came outside of the united states. >> heather: good news for drivers hitting the road for thanksgiving. toll roads will end wednesday morning, right before thanksgiving. mass. d.o.t. reporting that crews will be off of the pike by 5:00 a.m. wednesday a few hours ahead of the original plan. stay with fox 25 morning news all week long, by the way, to get updates on the the all important thanksgiving trip to grandmas or wherever you're going this year. roadwork will be picking back up on monday 28th. if you're taking to skies, logan airport is asking you to have a plan in place to make sure you get to the airport on time. also know that most airlines do allow you to check in online. that's a good reminder.
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point out that cell phone lot is near the terminals and it is free. extra staff on happened to handle the additional travellers this weekend. >> jason: the city of boston getting into holiday spirit too. you can see santa was there to greet the tree. 47 white spruce making its way to massachusetts from nova scotia since tuesday. that's a long trip. slow. a thank you for help during the halifax explosion. >> heather: it is 6:10. and a former massachusetts funeral director says he's guilty of embezzlement and improperly disposing of bodies. now he'll spend more than a year in jail. come up, we'll tell you of the personal issues he's blaming for those crimes. >> jason: plus a fox 25 investigation blames a major box
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next, how the company is tackling the results of our investigation. >> jason brewer: right now, i'm tracking clouds building in south shore, the cape and
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>> jason: federal action this morning, earlier this week, we uncovered a big box retailer pushing costly services that may not needed. now we're learning that a u.s. senator calling for a federal investigation. as eric rasmussen discovered that's not the only changes happening. >> reporter: from the office max in dorchester. >> i was surprised to hear i need more than $149 worth of diagnostics and repairs o computer for poor security and poor performance. >> reporter: to the one in marlboro, technician said our laptops showed sign of poor performance and recommended a fix between $149 and $199. what the tips didn't know that these computers were brand new, right out of the box and never been connected to wi-fi. our sister station in seattle had six brand new computers go through the free scan at office depot stores in washington and
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they had symptoms of malware and needed repairs. >> i spoke with everyone i can think of and nothing being done about it. >> reporter: a former office max employee turned whistleblower. he says office depot pushes sales goals for tech services and each seams goals posted in the break room. >> the program itself is mandatory. it's not an option. >> reporter: as a result offed of our under opera suspended pc health checks throughout the chain for a review. and u.s. senator calling for an investigation. senator maria cantwell of washington state sent this letter to the trade commission, requesting the agency open an investigation into what she calls office depot exploitive behavior. we did take one of our computers to the office max in well pole where the tech says there was nothing wrong with the computer. also two sister stations
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you know the next steps from the company and is stcc. >> heather: an arrest warrant at for the mother of a heartbreaking video here in lawrence. two months ago, this video shot by a customer at a two-year-old tugging on her mother passed out. that mother was passed out from a drug overdose. that woman now identified by officials a as mandy endangerment charge. the d.a. is telling fox 25 that she was a no show for her court appearance yesterday. the child taken into custody following the incident. >> jason: school in local communities taking action after high levels of lead found in the tap water. attleboro and north attleboro schools exceeded lead limits. they're now replacing fixtures that failed the test.
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results for a second test on their water. >> heather: the zika virus is no locker being considered an international health emergency. the world health organization issued a declaration yesterday about that. researchers say globally the spread of the virus is now under control. they'll now form a committee to handle zika research efforts. >> jason: we're really lucky if we get two gorgeous days in a weekend. most of the time we get one. today is the best day out of the dramatic turn. >> jason brewer: tomorrow things will come crashing down, wind, rain, even some snow with it too. we'll cut to the chase. there's your problem. strong cold front to the west. look at the snow flying in the west. in the meantime, clouds responding to that system. beginning to see the clouds south shore cape and islands, even a patchy drizzle reported already on cape cod. see the temperatures under the clear skies inland.
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framingham at 33. you get in the 40s near the coast. even 50 underneath the clouds. pepperell at 41, 42 windham. 44 worcester in the higher elevations is actually a little bit milder this morning. it's that cold air draining down and getting into the nooks there in the valleys where we see the colder air this morning. worcester, you're sunny here for most of the day. it's a nice day as you get into worcester county. away from the cooling a the ocean. and the clouds. so temperatures into the low 50s by 11 in the morning. and going up to the 50s from there. in boston, it's sunny now. but i do expect ocean clouds to be building throughout the day. overcast in the afternoon be and temperatures held in the middle to lower 50s and dropping off after sunset. but not rapidly. that cloud blanket will be with us. a couple of spots out west could
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middle 50s underneath the clouds and the cooler ocean air up against our coast. overnight tonight, we're down in the 40s. most locations. not excessively cold by any stretch. and certainly not cold enough for any freezing roads. out in the berkshires, though, that's where we're concerned about some accumulating snow overnight tonight. wake up tomorrow morning on fox 25 morning news, i'll be tracking the showers and the clouds. a band during the show tomorrow from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. we'll be watching the snow out in the mountains possibly in the worcester hills tomorrow morning as well. there's 6:00 a.m. up close. you are see the heavier showers rolling through. look at the snow line from keene attleboro, some of these spots will get change over to some snow. just a coating in the worcester hills. nevertheless, something to keep tabs on. then sunday afternoon, the cold
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showers that made it over the hills possibly even into the greater boston area monday night. no accumulation but monday morning, left over flurries out there and that might even be the case for the cape and islands as that cold air gets deep enough. let me show you the wind gusts, that's the other thing i want to track here for you. this is 7:00 a.m. on sunday. winds gusting 20, 30 miles an hour. even near 40 for nantucket and the vineyard throughout the day today, sunday, another blustery there's your weekend always in view. pick of the bunch. tomorrow, it's windy got those showers, even mixing with snow out to west. on tuesday, another nice day of calm weather. by wednesday, looking pretty calm and dry. thursday, thanksgiving, our next maker on the way. we'll be updating that. >> who wouldn't love the turkey. >> he's cute, he's got the moves. >> coming up next, a marine
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nightmare. half done house with no protection from the combrenlding winter. only on fox 25 this morning, the ongoing issues that had the contractor abandon the project mid renovation. >> we also spoke with a mother who already lost her children and then thought she lost their mementos as well in a house fire. >> opened up the tub and everything was in there. >> heather: there's a heartwarming ending to this story, though. my goal was to finally get in shape. not to be focusing on my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis. so i made a decision to talk to my dermatologist about humira. humira works inside my body to
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a local mother moved to from a group of firefighters, when they responded to a call at her house, they went above and beyond to replace those mementos. >> heather: this story is heartwarming get the tissues ready. fox 25 jim morelli spoke to her. >> reporter: fading photographs, a beloved toy.y. a ceramic tree crafted by an 8-year-old, these are the treasures of debbie crystal's life. >> gratitude doesn't begin to
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ago, crystal was feeling something else, panic after a fire broke out in the attic of her milford home. >> i called 911 and we had a short time to run around and grab our belongings. >> reporter: but her most precious belongings was in this room just below the fire. >> that's where i keep special things. >> reporter: special things associated with two special people. crystal's late son and daughter. >> my daughter passed seven years ago from breast cancer and then my son little over two years ago. >> reporter: days after the fire. crystal went looking for the special things. and spotted a plastic tub. >> and i opened up the tub. and everything was in there. i was -- i just cried. i was -- i just cried. i was so happy. >> reporter: the mementos placed in that plastic tub by firefighters. debbie treated those
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>> it's nice to have people show their appreciation. but everything we did is no different than what any other firefighter would do. >> reporter: and that debbie crystal says is precisely the point. >> these guys work hard. and they don't always get appreciated or acknowledged for the important work that they do. >> in mill ford, jim morelli fox 25 news. >> heather: nice to see debbie taking the time to make sure the firefighters get the recognition. >> jason: to pay it back. go through the house and look at all of the items there was a fire, god for bid, how many things you can't replace. irreplaceable. >> had i try to keep what i can in a fireproof storage box. a little box that small isn't going to fit everything that up -- >> jason: great story. >> heather: glad she's happy now. >> jason brewer: it is. good work. right now sunny skies over boston at least. clouds coming in down to the south. a look at who gets the clouds and when the showers arrive over the weekend.
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[burke] hot dog. seen it. covered it. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. complete new england coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> jason: not in the business of giving too much advice but i think this is the day to get out and enjoy the sunshine.
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this weekend. jason brewer talking about the clouds rolling in. and other things too. get out this weekend if you can. >> heather: take that in right there. gorgeous, drink it in. winter is coming. not tumor days like that. even if you're not a meteorologist, we can let you know that. >> jason: temperatures dropping too. let's check in with meteorologist jason brewer to see how the weekend is shaping up. >> jason brewer: it's funny this time of year, we have to deal with the s word. right now, 30s and 20s, but 50 degrees to near 49, at the cape and islands. underneath clouds. those clouds move westward throughout the day. but really hung up inside of 495. much brighter the further west you go. plymouth, though, the thanksgiving parade, you'll be seeing temperatures below the 50s until 11:00 in the morning. late in the day back to the middle 40s close to sunset. close to 50 in fish fitchburg. boston we'll see partly cloudy
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tonight. so enjoy the dry weather today. it's wind -- it's even some snow i'm tracking for your sunday straight ahead. >> heather: oh no. thank you very much jason. we're following developing news for you this morning. check out this surveillance video right here. that captured the woman being hit by a minivan and she was in the crosswalk left lying on the ground there. that man took off. police are looking for the person driving >> jason: stephanie coueignoux is live in chelsea this morning. police noticed something about that van that could help them track it down? >> reporter: yeah, they said there was a piece of paper taped to one of the windows of that minivan. and they're hoping that detail provides some leads. i'm here at that intersection fourth and broadway. and taking a look behind me, now that the sun is up, you can clearly see that sidewalk. this is exactly where that hit and run happened. a surveillance camera captured this disturbing hit and run.
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in the crosswalk. and then from the left, a white minivan drives up, hitting the 72-year-old and knocking her to the ground. the van then keeps on driving as the woman lies there in the middle of the road. >> it was so -- i mean, who would do that to only woman. >> reporter: chelsea police say the woman was rushed to the hospital with a cut to her forehead and other injuries but is expected to be okay. in the meantime, they're now asking for the public's help in fi driver. >> it's a horrible person because that would be like your mom, your grandma or -- >> reporter: police say the van appears to be an older model dodge caravan with a paper note taped to the right rear window. the van also appears to be missing its right rear hubcap or driving on a spare tire. when we were here earlier people we spoke to say this is a dangerous intersection. in fact, our fox 25 crew saw
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where we are right now. police are asking anyone with any information to give them a call. in chelsea, i'm stephanie coueignoux. fox 25 news. >> stephanie, thank you. we're also following a tragedy in wells, maine for you this morning. where a five-year-old was the victim of a deadly crash on maine turnpike. a lowell man driving the white box truck in the foreground there, the truck ran into a car from behind and then it landed on top of it. that's wha and also took the life of a man who volunteered to drive that little boy as part of a community action group. both of those victims were from maine. that crash happened as they were slowing down from another crash just a few miles down the road. this morning, the district attorney's office is investigating. a former massachusetts funeral director pleaded guilty to improperly disposing of bodies. william ryder oversaw rider funeral home in south hadley where investigators found
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nearly $4,000 from the families he served. he pleaded guilty to the crimes on friday. >> it's a form of punishment on the one hand and also a recognition as the judge said, a case cloaked in sadness. the harm that mr. ryder imposed can't be undone. >> jason: ryder's lawyer says he has been dealing with substance abuse and depression. he was sentenced to 18 months in prison and one year >> heather: a man pled guilty. mack cavene knee life to in prison for the beating of barbara mack cavene knee. we have been covering the case from the beginning. remember this, mack cavene knee's shocking admission to bob ward, not only that he killed his mother, but the family's cat. >> to my mother, barbara, mack cavene knee and to her cat,
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apologize deeply. sometimes i get out of control. >> reporter: did you do it? >> yes. >> reporter: what did you do? what did you do to her? >> murdered her. >> heather: before that confession, mack cavene knee took off and eventually arrested in north carolina. happening now, president obama is in peru as we speak talking about the future of free trade. he was there for the pacific asian cooperation summit. world leaders, canada's prime save free trade something in jeopardy on several fronts right now. president-elect donald trump has vowed to take the u.s. out of the tpp and renegotiate nafta, two important free trade agreements. earlier in the year, politicians campaigning for uk withdraw from the europe union also made similar promises.
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a not so warm reception from vice-president elect mike pence at the showing of the broadway hit hamilton in new york city last night. audience members you can hear booing as pence walked to his seat. the hamilton cast heard about his attendance, during their bows, the act torpthanked pence for coming and told audience no reason to boo. and then read a message directly to the vice-president elect. >> we, sir, are a diverse america who are alarmed administration will not protect us. our families and children, our parents or defend us as a whole our inalienable rights, sir. >> jason: that actor then said, the cast hopes the show inspired pence to work on behalf of everyone. the election is over but the war of words between senator elizabeth warren and donald trump continues. senator warren spoke at u. mass. boston yesterday, wasting no time addressing the post
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she didn't just talk about trump, she also addressed his transition team and his cabinet picks so far. >> there can be no compromise with racism, there can be no negotiation with bigotry. >> jason: senator warren very vocal about president-elect trump since the election and prior to that. she sent him an 8 page letter, failing to keep his promises and asking his cabinet picks. >> heather: alec baldwin will return to "saturday night live" tonight according to a source close to the show. got a big thumbs up during the election season. the real donald trump wasn't so impressed. he tweeted last night, that baldwin's portrayal stinks and quote, it's time to retire the boring and unfunny show. it will be interesting to see if baldwin retaliates tonight.
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girl facing death, not saying good-bye, only see you later. the procedure something out of a science fiction movie that she hopes will bring her back to life. >> heather: but first, a marine veteran says contractors destroyed her home and then walked off of the job. >> my life savings. >> heather: coming up next, the big problem she has to fix with no money left in her budget. >> jason brewer: temperatures
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>>yes she served two tours in iraq, and saved up her money to expand the upstairs. she saw problems with contractor doing. the contractor quit last month. leaving to a leaving ibarra wilkerson with a half done home and no protection from the elements. >> calling us ignorant, calling us stupid. and those are -- that's it right there. it is my life savings, everything that i've ever saved. and it's now -- it's like the money pit home. >> jason: ibarra wilkerson who spent nearly $30,000 already a new contractor told her to fix
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expansion project will cost her an additional auto -- $50,000. we did speak to the former contractor he denies any damage. and stands by his work. >> heather: a girl suffered from a rare form of cancer and expressed hope to be brought back to life and cure understand the future. so a judge granted that girl's final request after her divorced parents disagreed about whether she should be buried or frozen. cryogenic preservation in the hopes of being resuscitated. it's just the first time it's gone to court. more than 100 people done the procedure after they died just in the u.s. alone. in case you're wondering it is pricey to be frozen for the future. it costs at least $47,000. this next story is making me crave carbs.
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boston. the italian invasion, to the back bay, not the north end. >> jason: give me a bite of that kisses deluxe chocolates. with a whole roasted hazelnut, delicate crisps
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talk about an idea paying off. one woman paying her own way through college thanks to an accessory that has become one of oprah's favorite things. as elizabeth hopkins found out, she's doing it all right out of her dorm room. >> reporter: it's not exactly your typical corporate headquarters. >> i would put charles on them and once moved into key chains the bigger form of the bracelet charm. >> reporter: but from inside of this boston university dorm
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>> from my dorm room, it's a lot of answering e-mails and working on the website logistics, answering wholesale orders. i do trunk shows all around boston. >> reporter: it began in high school. emma started julie line adding charms to fabric from her grandfather's wardrobe. her friends liked it. eventually stores like i'd. and then came the big break. >> the most coveted holiday gift guide out ther in oprah magazine. and one day emma opened her e-mail to find a message from the magazine's creative director. >> he says to me, everybody needs this, they're going to love it. it needs to be in favorite things. >> reporter: what did you think. >> first i freaked out. because emma new the attention the magazine would bring her. orders came in from everywhere. >> reporter: i made 3,000 key chains with my family in an
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mission. the reason she started m john jewelry. >> it's going to this cause of me going to a private university and wanting to not graduate with $250,000 in debt. so that really struck a cord with people. >> reporter: when she does graduate, emma will have done in a few years what takes many a lifetime. >> emma is on this year's list of oprah's favorite things. you can find a link on her website, to our >> jason: parts of the northwest, to our west are being hit by winter storm right now. being blamed for three deaths in minnesota. this is a look at the various conditions there. minnesota state police say three people killed between thursday night and last night. all of those deaths related to crashes on the highway. during the same span of time, there were more than 400 crashes being blamed on the weather. looking at your map behind us,
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swinging on through. >> first big storm. even that far north. everyone is thinking about that. but it's the first one of the year. you've got to kind of shake the dust off, think extra cautious. overnight tonight in the berkshires, we'll be monitoring for that potential for some hazardous travel into tomorrow morning. there's the system. you can see that snow flying now in wisconsin. spilling over into michigan. even parts of northern illinois and indiana. now this front to our west. we're just seeing sunshine this now winds out of the northeast, bringing ocean clouds, slowly westward and response to the approaching storm to our west. so the temperatures running 49 to 50 for the cape and islands. underneath those clouds, marshfield at 50 degrees. and then it's a sharp clearing line right about in the abbington area where we're seeing the cut off of the clouds. norton, norwood, even boston, sunny skies and you see temperatures in the 30s and 40s to start the day.
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but it's colder as you sink down to the lower valleys with 30s there. hour by hour, let's check out framingham, not a bad day at all. we're going to have light winds for the most part. clear skies here. 1:00 number of 55 degrees. and we'll begin our downward slide at 5:00 p.m. there's cape cod, though, we're stocked in. even some drizzle reported. kind of what you see is what you get. temps in the lower 50s for the better part of the day. into boston low and middle 50s. the farther north and west you go. mid and upper 50s around chelmsford. overnight tonight. 40s in most locations. not cold by any stretch. we'll see the 30s confined too far western areas. that's where we're most concerned. we get a change over to snow. there could be some hazardous travel by tomorrow morning. there's midnight. the clouds are with us. there are spotty showers. the evening plans mainly dry but can't rule out spotty drizzle and showers trying to develop. tomorrow morning, when you get
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heavier showers and the snow will be flying in the mountains. so let's get up a little more close here and zoom in. there's 6:00 in the morning. you see that band of heavier showers working through as the system moves in. then we go to 9 o'clock in the morning. cold enough for a few snowflakes to be flying in the worcester hills. we'll start to see the potential for accumulation. up around the keene and orange area. brattleboro and berkshires as well. by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. during the continue to stay windy and cold. and the cold air continues to deepen on sunday. that threat of snow showers, not expecting any accumulation as you continue eastward. that threat will continue into the highest hills and the mountains. as far as snowfall amounts, here's one way to look at it. you see generally a coating in worcester county. but then 1 to 3 as you go here towards the berkshires. seven-day forecast. well, we're going to wrap things up on monday morning with a couple of flurries out there.
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air will get cold enough to support a few flakes in the air. and then we dry it out and get a little milder on tuesday. and most of wednesday. it's really wednesday night and thursday, when our next rainmaker will be on the way. track that low as it hasn't formed yet. we'll be updating you on that. >> jason: heather and i keep talking about how this story is keeping us hungry this morning. italy is putting restaurants, a cafe, eating space and cooking classes all under the same roof and all of it italian. a wine dine shop hybrid. doesn't that look good? that's correct mario bo tall lee to enhance boston's food scene. >> i'm excited every time i come to boston. because i think it's the one of the most original and delicious cities in america.
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triples it. >> heather: look at the pictures, it looks amazing. a man beats his heroin addiction, only to face another life changing consequence. >> just because you get clean doesn't mean everything goes back to the way it is. it's not rainbows and [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even a rodent ride-along. [dad] alright, buddy, don't forget anything! [kid] i won't, dad... [captain rod] happy tuesday morning! captain rod here. it's pretty hairy out on the interstate.traffic is literally crawling, but there is some movement on the eastside overpass. getting word of another collision. [burke] it happened. december 14th, 2015. and we covered it. talk to farmers. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two.
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it. with no innovative technology and comedy. if you haven't seen it in its 25 years, bring the kids, and channel your creativity during the show that there truly are no words to describe. as we gear up to enjoy a day of delicious food on thursday. we can be proactive with some exercise this weekend. check out the 5k turkey trot all over the state like chestnut hill, newton and bourne, today and tomorrow. there may be one in your community that over to. and every table needs a thanksgiving pie. you can order favorites like apple, peek can, pumpkin through the high in the pie bake sale. they provide kneels and nutrition to the critically ill and home bound in massachusetts. don't miss your chance to help a family celebrate. today is the last day to order. to do so visit high in the
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at fox25boston.com. whatever you do this weekend, make it a great one. i'm michele lazcano, hope to see you around town. >> jason: all right. donald trump, cleaning up loose ends before heading to the white house. coming up of the major settlement that marks another campaign promise turn around. >> jason brewer: bright skies right now in much of southern new england. but we're already seeing clouds, that's out ahead of our next weather maker. the timeline and what to expect with that on the back half of the weekend coming >> heather: plus the side street shortcut to work. commuters love it. people living on the streets,
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right now on fox 25 morning news, clouds building in. but i'm tracking this next storm when it brings rain and even some >> reporter: a hit and run caught on camera. now police are looking for the driver we're live at the scene with the latest information. >> jason: plus the fbi issuing a new warning regarding terrorism, the holiday message being sent around the country. >> heather: and president-elect hunkering down in new jersey for a weekend full of meetings. the turn around talk between trump and one of his biggest critics. >> this is fox 25 morning news.
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good morning, it's saturday. and thanks so much for waking up with fox 25 morning news. it's november 19th. that's already almost thanksgiving already. can you believe it? >> jason: almost over, i know. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. >> jason: and i'm jason law. thanks for joining us this morning. i'm looking outside the windows. it doesn't look like a cloud in the sky. gorgeous out there. but the clouds are coming in. let's go to jason brewer with a look at today's weather. jason. >> jason brewer: right now, jason and heather, i'm watching the clouds come in on the south shore and cape. otherwise 20s and 30s in the clear spots westward. a chilly start but going to be a nice afternoon around worcester. hour by hour planner. plenty of sunshine today. low 50s by 11:00 in the morning with highs in the middle 50s. there are those clouds, though, continue to come in along the coast as we get to the afternoon. most of those coastal locations are covered up. we do keep it brighter to the west with temps in the mid and
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i am tracking, though, this next weather maker. it's backed into the midwest right now with snow attached to it. i'll show you who gets some snow in new england coming up. >> jason: breaking into our newsroom this morning, a teenager hospitalized in serious condition after a police chase in wareham. police actually ended up calling off of the chase right before this scene on county road. in the video you can see not too much left of the car that the 17-year-old was driving. it started at 4:30 this morning, when someone reported being hit when police got there, police say he sped away with no headlights on. the teen was found lying in the road. the driver is from wareham and may have been driving with a suspended license. no arrests this morning. police are still investigating. also police continue to search for a hit and run driver caught on surveillance video, hitting a woman in a crosswalk. >> heather: it happened at a busy intersection in chelsea.
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stephanie coueignoux this morning. stephanie, the good news to report is the victim is expected to, okay. >> reporter: yeah, amazingly enough, that woman had a cut to her forehead and other injuries but she is expected to be okay. i'm here at that intersection of fourth and broadway. taking a look from up above, you can see the surveillance video that captured this hit and run on camera. i also want to show you that video that captured that hit and run. in that video, you can see the woman at the bottom of this screen in the crosswalk. you then see drive up and hit the 72-year-old woman knocking her to the ground before driving off. just a short time ago, i showed this video to a resident who says she was very shocked as she watched it. she told me, she can't understand why that driver didn't stop. >> how could you not realize that you don't hit somebody? you see them flying up, you know? just like, why wouldn't you stop? why just keep going, you know?
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minivan looks like an older model dodge caravan, might be missing a right front hubcap or driving on a spare. anyone with information is asked to call police. coming up in 30 minutes, the item taped to one of the windows on that van that police are hoping generates some leads. in whels see, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: stephanie, thank you. another person in the hospital with pretty serious injuries, after being hit by a car in dorchester just before midnight on quincy we'll get you more information once it comes into us. and the jaws of life? had to be called in, in this car in duxbury, the car rolled over off of bay road and into a marsh around 2:00 this morning. we know that a pair of people went to the hospital as a result of. we are working to get an update on their conditions this morning. and the cause of that crash remains under investigation. >> jason: this weekend, a new warning from the fbi as we get ready tore the holiday season.
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vigilant for terrorist attack warning signs. the fbi issued this statement yesterday, saying no specific threat out there, but everyone must stay guarded. the agency worried about paris like attacks where multiple public places hit by home grown terrorists. we reached out to boston p.d. with regards to this warning. the department saying they're staying alert and undering the public to report anything suspicious. the fbi will step up security for the state's capital. that happening two months from tomorrow. >> heather: in the meantime, the president-elect is spending this weekend in bedminster new jersey in a series of meetings with people including former massachusetts governor mitt romney. possibly to offer romney a role in trump's cabinet. rumors swirling that romney is being considered for a position of secretary of state in the
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will be a complete about face when you consider the contempt the pair showed for one another throughout the campaign. >> jason: romney a republican nominee four years ago, he was a no show for the republican convention this summer. and the two admitted they dislike each other. >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. >> the last election should've been won. except romney choked like a dog. he choked. >> jason: two other names being floated this weekend for secretary of state include rudy governor nikki haley. >> heather: let's look at some of the other names being tossed around as potential members of president-elect donald trump's cabinet. two other politicians with local ties making that list. there are reports that former massachusetts senator scott brown could be tapped to be the secretary of veterans affairs. if he is picked he would join alabama senator jeff sessions, who will take over as attorney general. also kansas congressman, mike
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director of cia. a rhode island native named the national security advisor. each of those names known for unyielding and often controversial views. >> jason: massachusetts senator elizabeth warren, her reaction to developments over the last several days still ahead in 30 minutes. donald trump cleaning up loose ends as he prepares to take the oath of office. that inc regarding his now defunct university. the late attorney general announced yesterday, that the president-elect has agreed to payout $25 million in the case. that's a sharp departure from early on in the campaign when trump vowed to fight the lawsuits until the bitter end. according to the suits, students shelled out big bucks for classes that turned out more like real estate seminars. a lawyer defending the suit says once the few hurdles are passed they'll get likely half of their
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once that passes, the judge will finally, hopefully, finally approve the settlement. we could have people with their money back within 3 to 4 months. >> jason: students could get $30,000 each in the settlement. it does not require donald trump to admit any wrongdoing. >> heather: a massachusetts man who claims he is the real creator of the popular animated movie "kung fu panda" is now convicted of wire fraud and perjury. jamie gordon filed a multi million lawsuit against dream works over the film. but prosecutors say the 51-year-old was lying the entire time. even went so far as to create documents to support his claim. gordon was accused of repeateded lying in court. even destroying evidence. he was found guilty yesterday in federal court. now he'll be sentenced in march. >> jason: a high school football captain being held without bail this weekend accused of attacking a girl in bourne. the 18-year-old appeared in
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14-year-old from behind, prosecutors say, and threw her to the ground as she walked to the bus stop. his defense attorney though says officers got the wrong guy. >> this is a case where identity is clearly an issue here. and there are several inconsistency with the statements of all of the commonwealth's witnesses. >> jason: detectives say they found a sweatshirt matching the description of one the suspect was wearing in allen's car. the victim telling fox 25 she doesn't kno allen's dangerousness hearing will be on tuesday. >> heather: in the meantime, police in worcester are hoping somebody recognizes this man who you are looking at. he is wanted in connection with three armed robberies. you're looking at surveillance video from the honey farm on belmont street late last month. police say the suspect in the robbery there is about 5 feet -- 5'5" excuse me, with a slender build. good news for drivers hitting the road this weekend. a lot of us will be.
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early wednesday morning. mass. d.o.t. crews will be off of the road 5:00 a.m. wednesday just in time for the early thanksgiving rush. also a few hours ahead of their original plans. just reminder, you want to stick with fox 25 morning news especially this week and all week long to get updates on the roads every 10 minutes. by the way that roadwork will be picking back up on monday, the 28th. and if you're taking to the skies this holiday season, logan airport is issuing a friendly reminder to plan ahead, to to -- make holiday travel a little less hectic. they remind folks to have a plan in place to get to the airport on time. most airlines do allow you to check in online. if you're picking someone up, which could always be a headache, mass. d.o.t. points out there are now cell phone lots near terminals that are free. logan will have extra staff on hand to handle the additional travellers this saturday. >> city of boston is helping you
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weekend. official tree arrived yesterday morning. santa there to welcome that big tree. the 47 footer white spruce slowly making its way to massachusetts from nova scotia since tuesday. every year the province sends the tree as a thank you for the 1976 halifax explosion. not the only tree. faneuil hall's tree will be lit up tonight >> former massachusetts funeral director says he's guilty of embezzlement and improperly now he'll spend up to a year in jail. >> heather: fox 25 is digging deeper into the heroin epidemic. coming up, i spoke to a man who beat his heroin addiction only to face a life changing consequence. >> just because you get clean, doesn't mean everything goes back to the way it is. it's not all rainbows and puppy dogs. >> heather: the warning of the correlation between injection
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>> heather: welcome back. as we've been reporting the heroin epidemic has been taking over the state. and now it is leading to a new public health problem in our state. the number of hepatitis c cases is skyrocketing. and having a big impact not only on recovering addicts but also their families and the state at large. >> just because you get clean doesn't mean everything goes back to the way it is. it's not all rainbows and puppy dogs. >> reporter: yet another consequence of the state's heroin a life changing lasting consequence. >> i needed assistance getting from the porch outside smoking a cigarette to the bedroom because i would've just toppled over. >> reporter: timmy rose was able to beat his heroin addiction only to be faced with a new battle, living with hepatitis c. his story of addiction is a familiar one. the father of two grew up in a middle class home in newton and became hooked first on painkillers prescribed after he was injured while serving in the army. it led to heroin.
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a woman who was up front with him that she had hepatitis c. he used her needle any way. >> i didn't care. i didn't care. the heroin was more important to me at that time than anything. >> reporter: when drug addicts share needle, they're also sharing bodily fluids which is how hepatitis c is transmitted. it attacks the liver, cause liver failure or liver cancer. dr. ray chunk is the director of help to go in the rheumatology >> liver cancer as a whole the fastest rising cause of cancer death in this country. >> reporter: both dr. chunk and massachusetts police believe there's a correlation in the rise of heroin use and the rise of hepatitis c in young people. >> we've seen, as a result. many more young people present to our clinics. >> reporter: fox 25 found hep c
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decade. more than 9,000 confirmed and probable causes in 2015 compared to little more than 7,000 in 2005. the toll the greatest on young people. in 2015 close to 5,000 of the cases were 15 to 39-year-olds. and middlesex county, where timmy lives, by far reported the highest amount of cases. >> this right here is daily maintenance until i get to the point of getting treated or i expire, it's that >> reporter: timmy has the most aggressive form of hepatitis c. >> if i don't take that i will be in the hospital. >> reporter: he now has all of the symptoms of type 2 diabetes. he's worried he's on borrowed time. >> there's still a 1 in 5 chance i'm not going to make it. >> reporter: you have an 8-year-old son how does it make you feel knowing you might not see him graduate high school? >> it hurts. i want to be there for everything and i know i'm not going to be. that's the reality of it. i have to live with that.
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addiction, for that i'm responsible, i have no one to blame but me. you know. >> reporter: i'm sorry. >> it's all right. >> heather: i'm happy to report to you since that interview timmy has been able to get some medicine to help him with his hepatitis c. for their part, the department of public health says they're working to stop the spread of it. and they perform about 30,000 tests a year to screen for hepatitis c. there are also state funded programs that include things like needle exchange services >> jason: a mother at the center of a heartbreaking video in lawrence two months ago. this video shows a two-year-old girl tugging at her mother passed out from an overdose. that mother facing a child endangerment charge. she had a no show yesterday in court. and the child was taken into
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>> heather: we're waking up to a sunny and mild morning for the month of november. it's a great day for leaf raking. remember last weekend how windy it was? >> jason brewer: great day for yard work. >> heather: we put it off why bother when the wind was so active last weekend. >> jason brewer: that's a good point. tomorrow is going to be windy and rainy at times. even some snowflakes i'm going to talk about tomorrow. not as -- we the 60s yesterday. we're shedding our layers. a nice saturday overall. even some clouds start to roll in into the south but sunny now. 46 degrees in boston. the wind chill only at 42. there's not a lot of wind yet. temperatures right you in in the 50s as you get toward cape cod. we have low 40s in waltham. upper 30s in natick. so get into normally colder pockets still 30s hanging around. nashua at 37 degrees.
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overnight -- rather into today, we'll warm it right into the 50s up against the coastline and stay in the middle 50s up against the coast. but we'll be able to climb into the mid and upper 50s as you go westward along the pike around chelmsford. then overnight tonight, not going to be drastically colder. that's kind of a good thing. because we do have the rain on the way. we're not concerned about freezing rain. but there is some concern as you go out to the western parts of our state, there will be hazardous travel. take a look at what' an approaching storm system. showers and clouds heading into the late evening tonight. dinner plan, mostly dry but a drizzle possible. on sunday morning, here comes the rain, a band of showers and then there's the snow. the cold air coming in on the backside of the storm system. as we wake up tomorrow morning, i'm tracking these pockets of heavier showers as the storm lifts through. temperatures mainly in the 40s to start sunday.
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climb. the cold air builds in, it's windy and start to see the flip over of snow into the worcester hills heading into sunday morning. this is an area that could see some keatings on the grassy surfaces. the warm temperatures gradually warm. then this afternoon the cold air continues to move in. snowflakes possible, the farther west you go, the better your chance for that. but watch here, there will be cold air all the way down over the ocean toward cape cod. and so by even those spots could see a flake in the air. again, no accumulation. just a coating in the worcester hills possible sunday morning and again on sunday night. let's show you the wind gusts the other thing you have to watch for. tomorrow morning, 7:00, 8:00 in the morning. winds gusting to 30, to possibly 40 miles an hour. as you go to the south coast and islands. there are the wind gusts on sunday afternoon. not much helpful they're only going up a little bit more.
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on monday, it stays on the windy side as well. there's your weekend in view. saturday the pick day of course. tomorrow morning, the return. monday morning, the -- by wednesday, the clouds build in again. a new low coming in in time for thanksgiving. the question is, what will the track be? too early to tell but right now we could be dealing with some rain and or wintery precipitation for thanksgiving day. back to you. >> jason: a marine veteran her dream home has become a nightmare. her house half done with no protection from the impending winter. the ongoing problems with the contractor that had him abandon the project mid renovation. >> heather: plus, she already lost her children, she also thought she lost her mementos in a house fire.
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firefighters. fox 25 jim morelli spoke to the woman about why it meant so much and what she did to repay them. >> saving photographs a beloved toy, a ceramic tree crafted by an 8-year-old, these are the treasures of debbie crystal's life. >> gratitude doesn't begin to express what i feel. >> reporter: about six weeks ago, crystal was feeling something else, panic after a fire broke out in the attic of her milford home. amount of time to run around and grab belongings. >> reporter: but her most precious belongings were in this room right below the fire. >> that's where i keep special things. >> reporter: associated with two special people, crystal's late son and daughter. >> my you're daughter passed away seven years ago from breast cancer. an then my son passed away a little over two years ago. >> reporter: days after the fire, crystal went looking for
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>> and i opened up the tub. and everything was in there. i was -- i just cried. i was so happy. >> reporter: the mementos placed in that plastic tub by milford firefighters. debbie crystal treated those forevers to a home cooked meal as a way to say thanks. >> it's nice to have people show their appreciation. but everything we did is no different than what any >> reporter: that debbie crystal says is precisely the point. >> these guys work hard. and they don't always get appreciated or acknowledged for the important work that they do. >> reporter: in milford, jim morelli fox 25 news. >> jason brewer: all right. good work, right now it's sunny in many locations, cloudy to the south and east. those clouds moving westward and they'll eventually bring some rain, even some snow. i've got more on the timeline of
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just fifteen minutes and a little imagination are all you need to make thanksgiving magic. chex party mix.
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sweet cinnamon-sugar on the outside, crazy on the inside.
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>> complete new england coverage continues right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: all right. happy saturday, everybody. and take a look at this. you're welcome, boston. check that out.
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and sunny, and the foliage is still in full force. really can't complain on a saturday like today. >> jason: no. mid 40s. we'll take it. >> heather: i know, absolutely. >> jason: especially with what jason brewer is coming tomorrow. >> heather: you had to say it. >> jason: jason, you've got the snow in the forecast, too. >> jason brewer: we're monitoring that too. a sharp cut off to who and who doesn't have the clouds. right on the south shore, the cape and islands, it's overcast, even had a little drizzle reported as well. but the sunny skies, boston, westward, right toward worcester over to fitchburg right now 30s and 40s to start the day. nashua a good deal of sunshine for you today. mid 50s at noontime. 4:00 temperatures the skies darken, slipping back into the upper 40s. thanksgiving parade in plymouth, got the turkey on there, kevin did that. good job there my friend. clouds were and, but we'll have lower 50s. what you see is what you get today. good news, not a lot of wind. that changes tomorrow and even
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coming up. >> heather: developing this morning, look at this surveillance video, it captures the moment a woman was hit in the crosswalk. police are still looking for the driver. >> jason: stephanie coueignoux is live at the intersection this morning. stephanie, police noticed something about that van in the video that can help them track it down this weekend? >> reporter: yeah, they say there was a piece of paper taped to one of the windows minivan and they hope that detail could help generate some leads. right here behind me this is the intersection of fourth and broadway. you can see that crosswalk, exactly where the woman was when she was hit. a surveillance video captured this disturbing hit and run. at the bottom of the screen, you can see the woman standing in the crosswalk. from the left, a white minivan drives up and hits the 72-year-old and knocks her to
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woman lies there in the middle of the road. >> it is so -- i mean, who would do that to a woman. >> reporter: chelsea police say the woman was rushed to the hospital with a cut to her forehead and other injuries. but is expected to be okay. in the meantime, they're asking for the public's help in finding this minivan and its driver. >> it's a horrible person, it could be your mom, your grandma. >> reporter: the van appears to be an older model dodge caravan wi right rear window. also appears to be missing the right wheer hubcap or driving on a spare tire. when our fox 25 crew was here earlier speaking with people, they told us that this is actually a very dangerous intersection and often times accidents happen. when our crew was there, they saw two cars crash nearby. as for the latest incident, police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. in chelsea, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news.
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to tell you about this morning where a five-year-old boy was among the victims of deadly crash that happened on the maine turnpike. a man was driving the white box in the foreground there. the truck ran into a car from behind. and that's when it landed on top of it, killing that little boy. it also took the life of a man who volunteered to drive that boy as part of a community action group. both were from maine. the crash happened as traffic was slowing down as of another crash that happened just a few miles down the turnpike. the d.a. is now investigating. >> jason: a former massachusetts funeral director has pleaded guilty to improperly disposing of bodies. william ryder oversaw the funeral home in south hadley where investigators found improperly stored and decomposing bodies. also accused of combzlying money from families he served. he foregoed to have a trial and
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hand and also a recognition that this judge said a case cloaked in sadness, the harm that mr. ryder imposed can't be undone. >> jason: ryder's attorney says the former funeral director has been struggling with substance abuse and depression. he was sentenced 18 months in jail and two years probation. >> heather: a judge sentenced matthew mcaveeney to life in prison for the b 2016. you may remember, mcaveeney's shocking admission to our own bob ward that he not only killed his mother but also the family cat. >> to my mother, barbara mcaveeney and to her cat, pumpkin, i apologize deeply. sometimes i get out of control. >> reporter: did you do it? >> yes. >> reporter: what did you do to her? >> murdered her. >> heather: you heard it right
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mcaveeney had taken off, out of the state. he was eventually arrested in north carolina. >> jason: new this morning, a car slammed into a building in hanson of this photo shows the after math on main street just after 2:00 this morning. a little bit of irony here, because the building it hit, was a repair shop. a stabbing at a northeastern university sky fox over tremont street where police say someone stabbed a man yesterday afternoon. that victim taken to boston medical center and survive. >> heather: 8:35. and happening now president obama in peru this morning meeting with leaders of the future of free trade. he touched down last night for the asian cooperation summit. there world leaders are gathering including canada's prime minister, working to save free trade, an idea that's in jeopardy on several fronts right now. president obama has elected to take them the u.s. out of the tpp and vowed to renegotiate nafta.
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uk s' withdrawal from the european union also made similar promises. >> jason: the election over, but the war of words between elizabeth warren and president-elect trump continues. senator warren spoke at u. mass. in boston yesterday wasting no time. she didn't just talk about president-elect trump. she also talked about his transition team and cabinet picks so far. >> there can be no compromise with racism. there can be no negotiaon bigotry. >> jason: senator warren has been very vocal about president-elect trump since the election. earlier this week, she sent him an eight page letter, aqueuing of failing to keep his campaign promises and asking him to reconsider some of his cabinet picks. >> heather: alec baldwin isn't done playing donald trump just yet. he will return to "saturday night live" tonight on the show.
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viewers this season. but the real donald trump wasn't so impressed. he tweeted last month that baldwin's portrayal stinks, and time to retire the boring and unfunny show. we'll have to watch to see if baldwin has anything in response to that. >> jason: a young girl saying good-bye, but not see you later. >> heather: but first the veteran says the contractor off of the job. >> my life saving everything i ever saved. >> heather: her life savings gone and the big problem she has to fix now with no money left in
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elizabeth warren. >> jason: a marine veteran says her contractor walked off of the job. house in newburyport. and over the summer hired a contractor to help expand her upstairs. but since started noticing problems with the job he's doing. and last month said the contractor quit after a war of words. leaving ibarra wilkerson with a half protected home and no protection from the elements. >> calling us ignorant, calling us stupid. and those are -- that's it right there. it is my life savings. everything i've ever saved.
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>> jason: ibarra wilkerson who spent nearly $30,000 already, a new contractor told her to fix her home and continue that expansion project it would cost nearly $50,000. we did speak to her former contractor and he denied he did any damage and stands by his work. >> heather: middlesex fire department and the entire community turning out for a rally for a little girl battling cancer. almost four years old. the organization tots for kids with cancer is family buy -- trying to ease their financial burden during the difficult time for the family. middleton's police chief collected donations from local businesses. and in a special ceremony, escorted lola and her family to police headquarters for a presentation. >> answered our prayers. so far, so good. so we're just very fortunate for this wonderful community.
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in littleton. and i'm proud to be the chief here. >> heather: so great to see in littleton and not only littleton but lowell and andover coming out to help lola as well. kids for cancer has raised $2 million, get well lola. >> jason: the girl suffered from a rare form of cancer and expressed a hope to be brought back to life one day and cured sometime in the future. a judge granted the girl's final request after the divorced should be buried or frozen. this isn't the first case of cryogenic preservation in the hopes of being one day resuscitated. but the first to go to court. more than 100 people had the procedure done in united states alone. a pricey procedure. the procedure cost at least $47,000. >> heather: not cheap. all right. coming up, bringing italy to another part of boston not
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a short cut driving people nuts in on one street fox 25 elizabeth hopkins spoke to people in one neighborhood that complained of apps increasing road traffic on their road. >> this really needs to be addressed. >> i think the days of playing street hockey are gone. >> reporter: there's a problem in the streets of quincy. >> it's the worse been. >> reporter: commute rush hour has become a nightmare. they're cutting off of highways
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neighborhoods. >> riding their bikes around the neighborhood. not meant to handle the volume. >> reporter: the campaign has been an issue for years. but recently drivers using traffic apps using quincy to be a convenient shortcut. >> turn right on burnett parkway. >> reporter: in particular the app waze are saving precious time using roads here. >> the way waze is directing you traffic taking through roads you might not have thought before or even known that existed. >> reporter: here's the problem, let's say i'm on commute from south shore into boston and there's congestion along my route. all i have to do is turn on waze and it will guide me around that traffic. unfortunately guiding me through residential neighborhoods just like this. waze told me, public roads are intended to be useed by citizens including alleviating gridlock in congested parts of town. we may use these in within reason, but it will never create a traffic jam where one doesn't exist. looking to bannon residents during rush hour.
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he believes the problem will only be fixed when state and local government will visit roadway and mass. transit options. elizabeth hopkins, fox 25 news. >> jason: the delay of alaska airlines will come to a close. a anti trust by the daa. that may come to an end likely by the end of the month. if approved, the .6 deal will make alaska the biggest carrier on the west coast and edge out jet blue as the fifth largest u.s. airline. >> heather: parts of the midwest are being hit by a winter storm being blamed for at least three deaths now in minnesota. just learned of those deaths this morning. this is a look at the conditions in various parts of the state. minnesota state police say three people were killed thursday night and last night. and all of those deaths were on the highway. crashes on the highway there.
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there were more than 400 crashes being blamed on the weather as well. so it is always tough pointing -- you have that first phone call. to remember how to really slow down. >> jason: people in minnesota just like people here are used to the snow and used to driving in the snow. but you see 400 crashes alone in minnesota. >> maybe they don't have their snow tires on yet. >> jason: maybe people not ready for it not prepared. >> jason brewer: the first one of the season, in the overnight hours. the berkshires have hazardous travels there. on the mountains of new england we'll beat makes its way eastward. right now you do see the rain out ahead of it. the snow behind it, coming through wisconsin and northern illinois and michigan. meantime, these clouds are increasing in response to the approaching storm. it's doing its job turning the winds off of the ocean. not very strong but enough moisture beginning to appear, south shore, the cape and islands, even some patchy drizzle reported. but the good news, temperatures aren't too cold. we're running about 50 degrees as we get underneath those clouds.
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up to 41 natick now. norwood at 36. worcester, 46 degrees to start the day. not bad. it's going to be a decent afternoon. i'm not expecting much in the way of any rain. it's going to be just clouds. possibly some spotty drizzle as we get into the later day. plymouth county as temperatures will be stuck mainly in lower 50s. boston in the low to middle 50s. clouds build in through the afternoon. but the farther north and west you go, it's brighter and we climb into the middle and upper 60s. t today. worcester county looking great with some sunshine and mid and upper 50s there. now overnight tonight, not excessively cold. that's a good thing because we do have showers and even some heavier rain on the way overnight. there are your wake up temperatures tomorrow. mainly in the lower and middle 40s. the coldest air out to the west. there's midnight tonight, some spotty showers and clouds. and really most of your dinner time plans you will be okay. but that drizzle and spot shower to watch out for.
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i'll be tracking some pockets of heavier rain. in fact you see the frontal system coming through, lifting the ban of rain right across new england early tomorrow morning. and there's the snow in the mountains and flip over to some snow in the worcester hills during the day tomorrow, between 6:00 and 9:00 a.m., this is the area that could see a coating of snow mainly on the grassy surfaces. then the cold air spills in. it's windy through the day. we do have left the west, one or two flakes may get all the way over into the greater boston area on sunday night. not expecting any accumulation. but we won't be caught off guard if we see a couple of flakes in the sky. this goes for monday morning. that cold air will be very deep by then. might even see a few flurries as far as southeast as the cape. expected snowfall, again most areas accumulation free. but a coating in the hills. and then you get to the
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done. seven-day forecast, weekend in view. today is the pick day. tomorrow the wind and the chill. monday it stays that way. tuesday looks pretty good. and then we'll have to watch our next low pressure center coming in from the west just in time for thanksgiving. >> heather: all right. jason, thanks so much. in a city where the presidents were told, the british are coming. boston now getting ready for an italian invasion. eataly is putting restaurants, the cafe, eating spaces, cooking all you might gather from the name eataly, that's italian. it's a wine and dine shop hybrid and famed chef mario bah tally says this is an opportunity to enhance boston's food scene. >> i'm excited every time i come to boston because i think it's the most original and delicious cities in america. that we're opening an eataly triples it. >> heather: interesting this is not in the north end but on 800 boylston street.
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a fox 25 holiday season about talk of unnecessary computer repairs leads for a call of a federal investigation. still ahead the change now, that one big box store is making in the aftermath of our investigation. >> jason: the patriots out west
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hi everybody, i'm butch stearns, here's your sports for saturday. the patriots in san francisco this morning. getting ready for tomorrow's 4:30 game against the niners.
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rob gronkowski will not. the patriots tight end along with chris hogan both ruled out of this game. that means tom brady will be leaning more on martel us bennett and julian edelman and others. both of those players listed as questionable but expected to play. nothing questionable of kevin durant's first trip to the garden after he told tom brady and the celtics thanks but no thanks. garden fans let him know about it. booed him. but durant on klay thompson and the warriors took it celtics durant with 23, klay thompson with a game high 28. and a game they led by 30. golden state beat the celts. later this afternoon, mat ryan gets the ultimate honor. the star quarterback has his boston college number 12 retired at half time of the bc u. conn. game that starts at 12:00. well everybody doesed honor for ryan. he's thrilled about today's ceremony.
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garden tonight. have a great saturday, everybody. >> jason: 8:55. bitter sports rival, draft kings and fan dual now joining forces. the last year of battling with regulators sparked the merger. ceo of boston based draft kings will take over as the executive of the new company. the new deal not expected to be finalized until 2017 and still requires federal approval. industry experts say the merger will likely control nearly 90% of the market. donald trump cleaning up loose ends before heading the the white house. another campaign promise turn around. >> jason brewer: right now tracking the clouds up against the south shore. how far they go today and when rain, wind and even some snow
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right now on fox 25 morning news, clouds building in. but i'm tracking this next storm, when it brings rain or even snow in new england. >> a hit and run caught on camera. and now police are looking for the driver. live at the scene with the very latest information. >> jason: plus the fbi issuing a new warning regarding terrorism. the holiday message being sent around the country.
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down in new jersey for a weekend full of meetings. the turn around talk between trump and one of his biggest critics. >> complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> heather: a very good saturday morning to you. hope your saturday is off to a great start. and thanks for waking up with fox 25 morning news. it's november 19th already. >> jason: i can't believe thanksgiving is one week away. a lot of people starting your weekend. jason brewer, how will things shape up. >> jason brewer: today is the day to get out for sure, not too much wind and a lot of sunshine as you get westward this morning. we see temperatures in the 40s now and even 50 on cape cod. but waking up with some drizzle and clouds there. worcester a great place to be today. temperatures in the 50s, between 10:00 to 2:00, late day, begin
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clouds are increasing. we're dry for now. but it doesn't stay that way. temperatures in the 50s, gives way to 30s and 40s tomorrow. we have wind, we have rain, even some snowflakes to keep track of all coming up in a few minutes. >> jason: breaking news where a teenager is hospitalized of a serious condition after a police chase in wareham. this is scene on county road. in the video you can actually see there's not much left to the car the 17-year-old is driving. it started around 4:30 this morning. by an erratic driver. when police spot him, the car sped off with no lights on. police say after they called off the chase. the car skidded off of the road and hit trees. the teen was found in the road hurt. police say the driver is from wareham and may have been driving with a suspended lice semmes. so far his name not released this morning. they're still investigating. they're searching for a hit and run driver caught on video in a crosswalk.
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chelsea. that's where we find stephanie coueignoux who has the video. and good news you're bringing to us this morning that at least that victim is expected to be okay. >> reporter: amazingly police say she had a cut to her forehead and other minor injuries but other than that she is expected to be okay. i'm here at the intersection of fourth and broadway. mounted on that lamp post is surveillance camera and all of this was caught on camera. you can see in the video at the bottom of your tv screen, you can see the lady in the crosswalk. you see the minivan drive up, hitting the 72-year-old woman knocking her to the ground and that minivan drives off. this morning, i showed it to one resident who was incredibly shocked as she watched it. and she told me she can't understand why that driver would
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if you see them flying up -- you know, and it's just like why wouldn't you stop? why just keep going, you know? >> reporter: police say the minivan does appear to be an older model dodge caravan. it might be missing a right front hubcap or driving on a spare tire. anyone with information is asked to call police. coming up in 30 minutes, the item taped to one of the van's windows that police are hoping will generate some leads. in chelsea, fox 25 news. >> heather: it is now 9:03 another person in the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in dorchester. it happened just before midnight on quincy street. we're told details are extremely limited but we'll continue to work our sources on the story and bring you an update as soon as more information comes into us. also the jaws of life? had to be called in after getting people out of this horrific crash in duxbury.
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and rolled over and into a marsh around 2:00 this morning. we know two people went to the hospital. right now we're working to get an update on their conditions. the cause of that crash under investigation this morning. >> jason: a new barning from the fbi as we get ready for the holiday season. the agency calling for those around the country to be extra vigilant for terrorist attack warning signs. they issued a statement yesterday saying there's no specific threat out there. but everyone must stay guarded. the agency concerned about paris like attacks where m grown terrorists. fox 25 did reach out to the boston police department to find out what exactly is being done in regards to this warning. and bpd released a statement staying vigilant and urging the public to stay vigilant. the upcoming inauguration happening two months from tomorrow. >> heather: meantime, president-elect spending this
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with former massachusetts governor mitt romney possibly to offer him a role in the cabinet. rumors swirling that he's being considered for the position of secretary of state. if he is offered that job, it will be a complete about face, though, when you consider the contempt that the pair displayed for one another throughout trump's campaign. >> jason: romney of course the republican nominee four years ago was a snow show for the republican convention over the summer. two made it no secret they don't really like each other. >> donald trump is a fraud. >> the last election should've been won, except romney choked like a dog. he choked. >> jason: that was during the campaign trail. it's hard to say if romney is a front-runner for the job. two other names being floated for secretary of state rudy giuliani and south carolina governor nikki haley. >> heather: other names being tossed only around two other politicians with local ties on that list, including right there, former massachusetts senator scott brown, who could
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veterans affairs. and if he is picked, he would join alabama senator jeff sessions who will take over as attorney general. and campus congressman mark pompeo who is set to become the director of the cia. also retired lieutenant general michael flynn, who is a rhode island native, has been named national security advisor. each of those confirmed names is known for yielding and at times pretty controversi >> jason: in the meantime, donald trump is facing backlash from former and current students of harvard business law school. steve bannon tapped as senior strategist and senior counselor accident require senate confirmation. now more than 600 women associated with the school signed a letter against him. they plan to send to president-elect trump. they accuse him of sexism and racism. calling on their school to condemn the 62-year-old.
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the president-elect's new team. we've been following her verbal sparring with trump all election season. we'll have her reaction to the developments over the last several days still ahead in the next 30 minutes. >> heather: in the meantime, president-elect trump cleaning up loose ends, including that major settlement regarding his now defunct university. the new york attorney general announcing late last night that the president-elect has now agreed to pay $25 million in that case to settle it. that's a sharp departure from early on trump had voumed to fight these lawsuits until the bitter end. according to the lawsuits students shelled out big bucks for classes that turned out to be more like a series of real estate seminars. a lawyer for students says once a few more hurdles are passed, they will likely get half of their money back. >> there will be a notice period of 30 to 60 days. once that passes, the judge will finally, hopefully, finally approve the settlement. we could have people with their
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months. >> heather: the deal does not require trump, though, to admit any sort of wrongdoing. just a few minutes ago, trump tweeted out about the deal, saying, quote, the only bad thing about winning the presidency is i did not have to enough time to go through a long but winning trial on trump university. too bad. 9:08 to other news. a massachusetts man who claims he's the real creator of that popular animated movie "kung fu panda" has now been convicted of wire fraud and jamie gordon filed a multilawsuit against dream works over the film. but prosecutors now say the 51-year-old was lying the whole time. even went so far as to create documents to support his claim. gordon was accused of repeatedly lying in court. even destroying evidence. he was found guilty yesterday in federal court and now will be sentenced in march. >> jason: a high school football captain being held without bail
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court yesterday. police say john allen grabbed the girl from behind and threw her to the ground as she walked to the bus stop. his defense attorneys says prosecutors have the wrong guy. >> this is a case of case of identity is clearly at issue here. and several inconsistencies with the statements of all of the commonwealth's witnesses. >> jason: detectives say they found a sweatshirt matching the description of one of the suspect was wearing in allen's car. the victim told fox 25 she does no held on tuesday. this morning still no are as after a 911 caller caused panic and fear on boston university's campus friday. the caller told police yesterday morning, he shot a hostage and was armed with guns and explosives. inside b.u.'s library. investigators say none of it was true. it took the bomb squad more than an hour to clear all six floors of the library. b.u. sent a statement, saying it now believes the call came from
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drivers who are getting ready to hit the road this thanksgiving week. tollbooths demolition will end wednesday morning. off of the pike by 5:00 a.m., a few hours ahead of their original plan. also of course before the thanksgiving rush. so you'll want to stay with fox 25 morning news, not just on thanksgiving but all week long to get updates on the roads. every 10 minutes. by the way that roadwork will be picking back up on monday the 28th. >> jason: with thanksgiving less than a boston helping you get into the christmas spirit. the city's official tree arrived yesterday morning. santa there. the 47 white spruce slowly making its way to massachusetts from nova scotia ever since tuesday. that's when they started bringing it. every year the province sents a tree to boston as a thank you for the 1917 help for halifax explosion. not the only tree getting
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faneuil hall christmas tree will be lit up tonight. >> heather: coming up. a former massachusetts funeral director says he's guilty of embezzlement and improperly disposing of bodies. coming up next, he'll spend more than a year in jail. but we'll tell you about the personal issues he's blaming for committing those crimes. >> jason: plus a fox 25 investigation unveils a major box retailer problems that don't existly how the company is tackling the results of our investigation. >> jason brewer: temperatures yesterday. some spots will be nice today. others stuck in the cloud cover.
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program action this morning after a fox 25 investigation. early this week, we uncovered a box retailer pushing big services that may not be needed. a u.s. senator calling for a federal investigation. as fox 25 investigation reporter eric rasmussen discovered, that's not the only changes happening. >> reporter: from the office max in dorchester. >> i was surprised to hear i need more than $149 worth of diagnostics and repairs on my
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poor performance. >> reporter: to the one in marlboro, technicians said our laptop showed signs of poor performance and recommended a fix between $149 and $199. what the techs didn't know was that these computers were brand new, right out of the box and never been connected to wi-fi. our sister station in seattle had six brand new computers go through the free scan at office depot stores they were told their systems had malware and needed repairs. >> shane barnett a former office depot employee turned whistle blower. he spoke to our sister station. office depot pushes salesperson to meet sales. and goals posted in the break room. >> the program itself is mandatory. it is not an option. >> reporter: as a result of our undercover investigations. office depot has suspended its
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chain pending a review. and u.s. senator calling for a federal investigation. maria cantwell sent this complaint to the federal trade commission requesting the agency open an investigation into what she calls office depot exploitive behavior. we did take one of our computers to a store in walpole where techs said there was nothing wrong with the computer. also two. that concluded their from the company and the ftc. eric rasmussen, fox 25 news. >> heather: an update to a story a few months ago, an arrest warrant issued for the mother in this video, heartbreaking shot by a customer at a family dollar store. it shows a little two-year-old girl tugging on her mother passed out police say from an overdose. that woman has now been identified by officials as nanny
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endangerment charge. mcgowan was supposed to be in court yesterday a but she was a no show. the child has been taken into protective custody following that incident there. >> jason: jason brewer, a nice start to our weekend. we can't complain about anything today. >> jason brewer: today is the day. get out and enjoy. >> heather: pushing that. you need to be the bearer of bad news. >> jason: before it all comes crashing down or something. >> jason brewer: tomorrow is a rough start. storms back to the west. it's moving our way. so we're going to be dealing with that. but look at those highs yesterday in the 60s. wow, what a nice one. jason, you had to shed some light, i heard. chilly start but a nice finish. right now it's 48 degrees. our normal high in boston. 59 degrees this time of year. we're almost already there. but we have this one wrinkle for today, it's going to stay cloudier south and east.
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the ocean. and we're getting moisture off of the ocean. beginning to see the clouds there around hingham, about where the cut off is for the overcast skies. boston just a few clouds now but they'll continue to increase throughout the day. temperatures running in the 40s now. pretty much mixed out of the cold pockets in the 30s earlier this morning. brockton, let's take you, for example, the mostly cloudy skies here this morning. and we'll keep it barely overcast for the afternoon with temperatures hovering in the lower 50s and then not excessively cold tonight. that will play a role as this rain makes its way in. there are your temperatures for today. coolest to the east and mildest to the west. that's the place to be once again today for the warmest readings. framingham, and fitchburg, mid and upper 50s today. not 60s but not bad. there's noontime. beginning to see the clouds coming into the coastal areas all the way back near most of norfolk county covered here at lunchtime. then as we go into the late day,
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new hampshire into worcester as well. and that is a sign of what's on the way tonight. clouds, spotty showers for your evening plans. most areas dry. but you might get a drizzle or spot shower for dinner time. then overnight, 40s in most locations. good news is its not going to be freezing anywhere. we're not too concerned about freezing rain or sleeting snow early tomorrow morning. it's going to be the in berks where with he see accumulating snow and possibly between 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. around the worcester out for a flip over to some snowflakes. ground temperatures are warm enough to allow melting on the road. but we could be dealing with a little snow in the morning. future cast at 9:00 on sunday, i'll be here to watch as the cold air deepens and the change over occurs. you see the showers moving away for the better part of the day. it's the first half of the day that we get the heavier showers. on sunday afternoon, you see the scattered snow showers out there.
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by sunday night into early monday, cold air is all the way down to the cape. and we have that chance for a few flurries to get pulled all the way southeast ward and into the greater boston area sunday night as well. as far as wind goes, it's going to start kicking around here, tomorrow morning, we'll be waking up with 30 to 40 miles an hour gusts. sunday afternoon, they'll only get a little bit worse. and i don't see them lefting up until tuesday. here's your seven-day forecast. weekend in view. there's your pick day on that threat for rain and snow. monday, with he dry it out by monday afternoon. tuesday looks pretty good. then wednesday night, our next storm system in the making. it hasn't formed yet. sarah has an update on that tonight on fox 25 news. >> heather: all right. jason, thank you. believe it or not. this right here, not snow, not a bubble bath gone awry. it's the result -- it does look like snow doesn't it. it's the result of a malfunction at an airport in san francisco.
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>> jason: have you been to a rave? >> heather: officials in san jose say this snow retardant flooded the airport there. and flew into surrounding areas. malfunction in a new airport hangar caused that foam to spew everywhere. it looks like snow piling up everywhere. nearby streets had to be shut down, so crews could clean up. oh my gosh, i wonder who can this was the fire department says it's a known carcinogen, it can cause skin irritation. a real public threat there. you might not want to go into that. >> jason: not a great idea. what a mess. something from ghost buster or something. >> heather: a good one. >> jason: a marine veteran says her dream home turned into a nightmare. her house half gone from the protection of the impending winter. the issues with the contractor
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but has a nice up lifting element to it as well. this woman lost her children. and she thought she lost all of their mementos in a house fire. >> opened up the tub. and everything was in there. >> heather: you see how grateful
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9:24 now. a local mother moved to tears from a kind gesture of a group of firefighters. when they responded to her home for a call. they went above and beyond to replace mementos. >> heather: jim with that woman why it meant so much and what she did to repay them. >> reporter: photographs, a beloved toy, a ceramic tree crafted by an 8-year-old. these are the treasures of debbie crystal's life. >> gratitude doesn't begin to express what i feel. >> reporter: about six weeks weeks ago, crystal was feeling something else, an nick after a fire broke out in the attic of her milford home. >> i called 911. and we had a short amount of
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>> reporter: her most precious belongings in this room under the fire. >> that's where i keep special things. >> reporter: special things associated with two special people. crystal's late son and daughter. >> my daughter passed aid way several months ago from breast cancer and then my son passed away about a little over two years ago. >> reporter: days after the fire, crystal went looking for the special things and spotted a plastic tub. >> and i opened up the tub and and i was -- i just cried. i was so happy. >> reporter: the mementos placed in that plastic tub by milford firefighters. debbie crystal treated those firefighters to a home cooked meal as a way to say thanks. >> it's nice to have people show their appreciation. but everything we did, is no different than what any other fire department would do. >> that, debbie crystal, says,
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don't always get appreciated or acknowledged for the important work that they do. >> reporter: in milford, jim morelli, fox 25 news. >> jason: good good work, jim, on that. it's a snowy day in the midwest. that snow is headed in our direction. i've got the latest on what it will bring into
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complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is fox 25 morning news. >> jason: all right. so this time tomorrow, i think we'll be seeing different things. >> heather: burr. >> jason: we'll stabbing other things more negative things about the view outside. but this morning, nothing to complain about. this is a beautiful shot of downtown skyline at the common there. get outside, and soak it up, an enjoy it if you get better than that in new england, guys. good morning, hope you're having a great saturday. pass things over to the meteorologist jason brewer in the storm tracker weather center. the all important thanksgiving forecast to look forward to as well. lots to talk about. >> jason brewer: we have one storm coming in tonight another around thanksgiving. lots to keep track of. sunny skies westward, cloudy, though, one wrinkle for today, in plymouth, cape cod, so the thanksgiving parade, you're under the clouds.
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and not too much wind yet today. that changes to tomorrow. there are your high temperatures, warmest out to the west. mid and upper 50s. and we'll keep it in the lower 50s underneath the clouds to the east. there's our snow maker. back in the midwest, rain out ahead of it. i've got a timeline on what to expect and when with this storm straight ahead. >> heather: we'll check in with you in just a bit, though. check out this surveillance camera video, the moment of a woman getting hit by a minivan, as she tried to cross the street in a crosswalk. police still looking for the driver. >> jason: live at that intersection this morning, stephanie coueignoux. they noticed something on the van about that video that could help them track it down this weekend. >> reporter: yeah, they're telling us, there was actually a piece of paper taped to one of the van's windows and they're hoping that detail generates some information. i'm standing near that intersection of fourth and
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way, you can see the crosswalk right here behind me. this is the crosswalk where that woman was when she was hit. a surveillance camera captured the disturbing hit and run. at the bottom of the screen, you can see the woman standing in the crosswalk. from the left, a white minivan drives up, hitting the 72-year-old, and knocking her to the ground. the van keeps on driving, as the woman lies there in the middle of the road. >> it was so joke -- who would >> reporter: chelsea police say the woman was rushed to the hospital with a cut to her forehead and other injuries but is expected to be okay. in the meantime, they're asking for the public's help in finding this minivan and its driver. >> it was a horrible person. because that would be like your mom your grandma. >> reporter: police say the van appears to be an older model dodge caravan with a piece of paper taped to the back rear window.
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hubcap or driving on a spare tire. if you have any of the details seem familiar, call police. we also posted that surveillance video on our website. if you want to check it out once again, that's fox25boston.com. in chelsea, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: all right. stephanie, thank you. tragedy in wells, maine meantime to tell you about as well. a five-year-old boy was among the victims of a deadly crash on the maine turnpike there. state police say a lowe was driving the white box truck in the background there. the truck ran -- ran into a car from behind and then it landed on top of it, killing the little boy and also killing a man who volunteered to drive the boy as part of a community action group. both of those victims are from maine. the crash happened ironically as they were slowing down from another crash that happened a few miles down the road. now they're investigating the
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>> jason: william rider oversaw rider funeral home in south hadley where investigators found improperly stored and decomposing bodies. the 56-year-old accused of embezwilling near $4,000 from the families he served. friday he pleaded guilty to the crimes. >> it's a form of punishment on the one hand and also a recognition that this was, as the judge said, a case cloaked in sadness. the harm that mr. ryder imposed can't be the former funeral director had a problem with substance abuse problems and dpeshgs depression. he was sentenced to 18 months in jail and 15 months probation. >> heather: a worcester man pleaded guilty to murdering his own mother. a judge sentenced to matthew mcaveeney to life in prison for the murder of barbara mcaveeney. we've been covering in this case from the beginning.
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killed his mother and the family cat. >> to my mother barbara mcaveeney and her pet, pumpkin mcaveeney, i apologize deeply. sometimes i get out of control. >> reporter: did you do it? >> yes. >> reporter: what did you do? what did you do? >> murdered her. >> heather: that was back in 2015. before he was taken into custody, he fled the state, he was arrested in north carolina. 9:35 now. happening now, president obama leaders about the future of free trade. the president touched down for the asian pacific economic cooperation summit. world leaders including canada's prime minister, trying to save world free trade in jeopardy right now. president-elect trump has vowed to take u.s. out of tpp and renegotiate nafta which are both important free trade agreements. also earlier in the year, you remember accomplishes
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union also make similar promises. [ chanting boos ]. >> jason: not so warm reception for vice-president elect mike pence at the showing of the broadway hit hamilton. that was in new york city. audience members you can hear them booing as pence walked to his seat. the hamilton cast heard about his attendance and the actor who for attending and told the audience there was no reason to boo. and then he read a message directly addressed to the vice-president elect. >> we, sir, we, are the diverse america who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us. our families, our children, our parents, or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights, sir. >> jason: the actor went on to
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the show inspired pence to work on behalf of everyone. >> donald trump on a bit of a tweet storm had this to say about the incident at the theatre. >> the theater must always be a safe and special place. the cast and crew of hamilton was very rude to a special man, mike pence, apologize. it wasn't the cast that got involved in the booing, it was the crowd, that's the problem. >> heather: senator elizabeth warren and the president-elect war at u. mass. boston yesterday and wasted no time addressing the post election crime mat. she didn't just talk about the president-elect. she addressed his transition team and cabinet picks. >> there can be no compromise with racism. there can be no association with bigotry. >> as you know, senator elizabeth warren has been a vocal critic of slkt trump since the election. earlier this week, she sent him an 8 page letter accusing him of
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promises and challenging him to reconsider his cabinet pick. >> jason: the young girl facing death, not saying good-bye. only see you later. coming up. the procedure like something out after science fiction movie that she hopes will bring her back to life. >> heather: first marine veterans says a contractor destroyed her home and walked off of the job. >> it's my life savings, everything that i've ever saved. >> heather: her live savings gone and next we'll tell you about the big problems she has
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. >> jason: only on fox 25 this weekend. a marine veteran says her dream home has been destroyed by a contractor who simply walked off of the job. require wilkerson hired a contractor to help with the job upstairs. last month, she says the contractor quit, leaving no protection from the elements. >> calling us ignorant, stupid. that's it right there. it is my life savingsly everything i've ever saved.
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>> ibarra wilkerson says a new contractor told her to fix the project, it will cost her another $50,000. the former contractor denied any water damage and says he stands by his work. >> heather: a british teenager who died from cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the u.s. now. that girl suffered from a rare form of cancer and expressed a hope to be brought back to life and cured in request after her parents disagreed on whether to be frozen or buried. this isn't the first case of cryogenic restoration after being resuscitated. more than 100 people had that procedure done in the u.s. alone. it is policy to be frozen for the future. it costs at least $47,000.
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new section of town. coming up, we'll tell you of the
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local woman is paying her own way include college, all thanks to an access sorry that is part of oprah's favorite things. she's doing it out of her dorm room, as elizabeth hopkins reports. >> reporter: it's not exactly your typical corporate headquarters. >> i put charms on them and once moved into key chains the bigger form of the bracelet charms. >> reporter: from inside of the boston university dorm room,
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answering e-mails and working on the website logistics, answering wholesale orders. i do trunk shows all around boston. >> reporter: it began in high school. emma started a jewelry line, adding charms to fabric from her grandfather's wardrobe. her friends liked it and stores liked it and then came the big break. >> it's the most coveted gift prize out there. >> reporter: she sent it to editors of various magazines, magazine. and one day, open emma opened her e-mail to find a message from the magazine he is auto creative director. >> he says to me, everyone needs this, everyone loves it. it's going to be in favorite things. >> reporter: what did you say? >> first i freaked out. >> reporter: because she knew the attention it would bring her. orders came in from everywhere. >> i actually made 10,000 key chains with my family in an assembly line. >> reporter: she became the
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the reason she started m john jewelry. >> it's going to cause of me going to a private university and wanting to not graduate with $250,000 in dent. so that really struck a cord with people. >> reporter: when she does graduate, emma will have done in a few yards what takes many a lifetime. >> emma is on this year's list of oprah's favorite things. find a link on her website to our website. >> jason: we talk about winter coming here, winter is in minnesota right now. it's being blamed for the snowstorm of at least three deaths in minnesota. minnesota state police tell us three people were killed between thursday night and last night. all of those crashes on the highways there. during the same time, more than 400 crashes blamed on the weather. things pretty bad in minnesota. >> heather: when we get our snowfall.
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we could get snowfall sooner rather than later. >> jason brewer: as you get out early tomorrow morning. that's when you get the accumulating snow that could cause problems on the road. you see the storm in the midwest headed our way. now flying into michigan and northern illinois. meanwhile, we are inleasing the clouds in southeastern mass. out ahead of this storm. right now, watching the edge of that cloud watching it all westward. right over the hingham area right now. headed into the boston harbor over the next hour or so. the farther west the longer you stay in the sunshine. temperatures not bad. our average high this time of year is around 50 in boston. we're almost there already. so it's warming up pretty nicely. upper 40s in boston now. temperatures area wide are kind of mixed out.
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mid and upper 40s going westward. mildest weather away from the water. the coolest, cloudiest weather on the coast. let's track those clouds at say noontime coming in near the i-95 corridor. coming up, across most of essex and for folk county. by 5:00, most of the area spotted over. a light drizzle or shower for your pin dinner plans. but no even a low risk for some snow to be impacting you on your sunday morning. wake up temp time. there are your mid and upper 30s to the west where the snow threat will be. but meanwhile, 40s waking up tomorrow morning across the rest of the area will prevent any accumulation of any snow or wintry weather. there's midnight. see the showers begin to increase. at 6:00 in the morning. a ban of heavier rain as the
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watch for the snow in the morning. 1 to 3 inches for the berks. in worcester, i think maybe a coating is certainly possible. as this flips over from rain to snow between about 6:00 and 9:00 a.m. we'll be looking for pictures on fox 25 news in the morning. grounds too warm for anything on the roads. cars grassy surfaces, that will be the deal. on sunday evening, the cold air continues to move in. really not going to be much precipitation le north. we'll get those blustery winds out of the backside out of it out of the northwest, could see scattered snow showers all the way to the east coast, over to cape cod by sunday night and monday morning. so it's the blustery couple of days. and it's colder than normal. tuesday, not a bad day. by late wednesday, our next weather maker could be on the way, with a chance of some wintery precipitation. that will be on thanksgiving day. >> turkey.
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we love that he's animated. >> it's one, two, shake your tail. one, two, shake your tail. >> jason law has it down to science over here. >> it's cute. i don't know if i could do it in the morning. >> we're so excited for thanksgiving, doing the turkey dance already. >> jason: thank you, jason. in the city that's told the british were coming. boston now alert for italian invasion. eataly. a cooking space and eating classes all under the sa all italian. they're calling it a wine dine shop hybrid. mario bah tall lee looking to enhance boston's food scene. >> i'm excited every time i come to boston. because i think it's one of the most delicious and original cities in america. that we're opening an eataly triples it. >> jason: eataly. eataly. i'm going to add a d in there. eataly opens on november 29th at
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thanksgiving right around the corner. many of us scrambling to try to get everything together. be sure to make time for fun this weekend, a lot going on around town. first, blue man group celebrated 25 years anniversary this week. if you haven't seen it in its 25 years, you need to. bring the kids and channel your creativity during a show that there truly are no words to
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of delicious food on thursday, we can be proactive with some exercise this weekend. check out the 5k turkey trot happening all over the state, like chestnut hill, newton and bourne. today and tomorrow. there may be one in your community that you can trot on over to. and every table needs a thanksgiving pie. you can order favorites apple peek can pumpkin or sweet potato through the pie in the sky bake sale. providing kneels and nutrition to the critically ill and home don't miss a chance to help a family celebrate. today the last day to order. visit pie in the sky.org. and to make sure you know what's happening around town. make sure to have the fox 25 news app, in the menu click the around town section or click around town tab on fox25boston.com. whatever you do, make it a great weekend. i'm michele lazcano. hope to see you around town. >> heather: what's your favorite thanksgiving pie, guys?
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like. shepherd's pie. i'll take it. got meat in it. it's good. >> buries, apples. seasonable weather this weekend? >> yeah, new england weather. the rain is mainly the morning hours tomorrow. we'll be watching it right here on fox 25 news. and then i'll be watching that change over to snow showers. mainly the worcester hills. possibly a coating in the morning. then sunday night, that cold air continues to deepen. flurry. you watch that on monday morning as well. plenty to keep track.
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- [emily calandrelli] on this episode of exploration: outer space. robots are leading the way for deep space exploration. on mars they can take core samples from rocks. - the history of the planet is written in its rocks and its soil. - [emily] students are getting in on the fun by programming robots called swarmies. - so it's a robot competition. but we're really after revolutionizing space exploration. - [emily] robots are also building rockets - but as you go on these longer duration deep-space missions, every pound, every ounce is critical. - [emily] join us as we see how robots are helping us explore mars and beyond. (futuristic sound) welcome to exploration: outer space. i'm emily calandrelli. there are plans in the works to one day send astronauts to mars. but how safe will it be?

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