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and roads like rivers and crews try to contain the damage. >> sara: mother says a stranger saved her family from roaring fire and not for everyone. >> if it wouldn't be for them we wouldn't be here right now. >> sara: teenager that put his life on the line to save lives. >> gene: mitt romney had praise about senator-elect and what he said about the second meeting last night. only news at 7:00, fox25 morning news. >> gene: thank you for spending time with us, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: last day of the month and waking up the clouds and fog before heavier rain moves in later today and let's check in with meteorologist sarah
>> sarah: severe weather off the gulf coastal states and tornado watch and no watches in our area except for the advisory that we have due to the fog in spots. but i mentioned clouds may thin out a bit, you may see a few breaks in the cloud cover before the steady rain moves in, temperatures in the 30s north and west, 50s down across the southeast, big range in temperatures and you can see down across islands, visibility down to under a mile and portsmouth and connecticut river valley and otherwise in boston looking pretty good. as in lawrence temperatures today climb into the upper 40s to low 50s. again, may see the break in the cloud cover before the afternoon when the showers and steadier rain arrives. i will show you how much rain you can expect and when it clears coming up in just a bit. let's get a check now of traffic and julie grauert. how are roads looking?
flow has decreased and as we shift north things a little bit slow on 93 south as you head from medford into somerville and seeing some residual delays on route 1 right here as we head southbound approaching lynn fells parkway. an earlier accident at lynn street and revere has cleared but it is just slowing things down a little bit more than usual. here are live drive times. 37 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin and down to 44 minutes on the expressway, that is much more reasonable than 80 minutes which we saw earlier. 18 minutes 128. back to you. >> gene: speaking of road problems, breaking news in chinatown. this is the first video we are getting from the scene of water main flooding the street and washington street and intersection of stewart street and businesses in the area likely will have damage from all of that water. police directing people around that mess. we have a crew heading to do the scene right now. they should be there live
soon as we have them on the story and updated and on top of the story all morning. >> sara: developing news in taunton and man struck in the road just before 9:00 last night and the driver took off. fox25 catherine parrotta live at the scene on state street where that victim suffered a serious leg injury. catherine? >> catherine: yeah, this is state street here behind me, and what we are learning from neighbors this morning is this crash, hit the person and then dragged him pretty much all the police do, of course, say this person then left the scene, so they are continuing to investigate this today, even though you see the scene since been cleared here, of course. here is what we know about the situation so far. taunton police saying this all happened around 8:30 last nitrogen on state street and pretty much the length of state street as we are learning again from residents here. police got the call about a pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle and reportedly dragged for a ways. when they arrived they found a man lying in the street with a serious leg injury but the
the victim was taken to rhode island hospital but police haven't sure of his condition. we spoke with 1 resident that came out of his home this morning -- came out of the home and here is how he described it. >> hit in car -- hit by a car and state street and by the time fell off the car it was toward the road. pretty much the whole street was crime scene and cell phones and glasses and stuff like that the. >> sara: >> catherine: this is a residential street here and not where you would have a lot of traffic insidely and police continuing to investigate this today, we will be checking in with them as we get more information. live in taunton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: this cell phone video shows intensity of the flame that tore through the lawrence apartment building. now this morning more than 20 people including many children are without a home. it happened at triple-decker on east lawrence and prospect streets last night. a mother and her 5-month-old
with the various businesses. sara: former massachusetts governor mitt romney dining on flag legs and lamb chaps. this was the second meeting interviewing with the position and donald trump getting praised for keeping campaign promises. he struck a deal with a company to keep jobs in the u.s. daniel miller has >> daniel: tweeted last night it will keep nearly 1,000 jobs in the midwest and in indiana. manufacturing had been planning to move to mexico and trump campaigned he had keep the jobs in the united states or punish the company if refused and it is the first major victory since he was elected. the news isn't good for employees. it has the west side furnace
hundreds of layoffs in the coming weeks or months and mike pence will be in indiana for the official announcement and meantime as you mentioned trump met again with former massachusetts governor mitt romney in new york. romney being considered for secretary of state. the pair were spotted eating dinner at restaurant in trump tower. afterwards romney said they talked about the affairs about the world and so far impressed about the president-elect. >> i have to tell been impressed what i have seen in the transition effort. people he selected as members of cabinet are solid people. >> daniel: secretary of state post is not necessarily a done-deal for romney. mr. trump met with senator bob corker and retired general david petraeus. former new york city mayor rudy giuliani also expressed interest in the post. president has not laid out a timeline when he will pick a
tomorrow in the midwest and ohio. in the newsroom this morning, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: sources say donald trump will nominate a former goldman sachs gas tanker. steve maneuverran served as finance chair and no previous and deep rooted ties to wall street are point of concern and hoping trump would reign in the financial industry and announcement could come as soon as elaine chow also pointed. as we reported yesterday mr. trump selected georgia congressman tom price as health and human services secretary. price is orthopedic surgeon and leading critic of obamacare. >> sara: before vote another massachusetts representative has come out against nancy pelosi. seth moulton announced yesterday
lynch. pollosei says she is confident she will lead. >> gene: discussing transportation and military issues. chief of staff at the pentagon to talk about the progress of the military task force. baker will also meet its partnership with the commonwealth. later today governor baker will be honored by governing magazine and given the public official of the year award. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. we have seen quite a changing experience on the expressway this morning. 1 point we topped out at 80 minutes and now down to 41 as heading to the braintree split to the exit for the pike.
>> sara: warning to anyone heading into the city. we are following breaking news in chinatown where a water main has broke in flooding several streets and this is what it locks like on washington street at the intersection of stewart. police are directing people around the mess. we have a crew headed to the scene and expect them to arrive over the next several who has been shot by police has been identified. michael mcguiness of malden robbed a gas station early yesterday morning. he claimed he had a gun. police found him minutes later but they say he refused to take his handouts of pocket and kept walking closer to them and that's when officer shot him. mcguiness died later at the hospital and has lengthy criminal record among many robbery arrests. this 1 that we reported back in 2010 at 7-eleven in malden and
because 75-year-old woman seen using a price gun to hit mcguiness while he was on the country. >> sara: manchester, new hampshire police are investigating a shooting death found inside thorton street home. they are not releasing much information about possible suspect this morning but neighbors say the apartment has been a concern. >> we knew something was going to happen sooner or later. we told the police for at least 6 months, 7 months that we have seen traffic go in and out all the released after the autopsy is complete. his family last night said they are shocked and asked for privacy. >> gene: he told police he did it. suspect in deadly hit-and-run crash in brockton is being held on $10,000 bail this morning after turning himself in map prosecutors say nilton goncalves said he was driving down main street when hit sergio licona and kept going. he pannish and surrendered 2 days later because he wanted to do the right thing.
stop and tried to brake but hit the person and stated it happened very fast and struck the person and preceded to panic and drove home. >> gene: goncalves is due back in court again on december 29th. >> sara: electrical worker recovering after hit by a car. power had been knocked out at yesterday's storms. the driver stayed at the scene. this morning police have not said whether the d worker taken to hospital in beverly with serious injuries. this morning we are still waiting to learn the identity of bicyclist hit and killed on highway 06 -- off ramp yesterday afternoon and riding electrical bicycle and went into the road on the ramp from 495 to route 110. that's when glad bed truck hit and killed him and driver did not realize at first he hit the
>> julie: good morning, everyone. we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. things moving along fine, i've not concerned about this accident. it was on the pike eastbound right before 128 but we are not seeing really any residual backups approaching that the area. so i'm guessing it has already been towed out. things slow on the expressway, we are getting back to normal there as you head from the braintree split up through neponset. no more 80 minute drive time from the earlier accident. we are back in the 40 minute range. here is live look at the expressway visibility that sarah wroblewski will tell us more about. over to the live drive times. 50 minutes on the pike eastbound. about half hour on the expressway. 55 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. getting back to the foggy mentioned, sarah wroblewski in for shiri spear and here to tell us more about where visibility is improving and where it is still problematic. >> we are dealing with some fog this morning. after the rain we had yesterday i've expecting some of the fog to begin to clear soon as the
take look at some of the rainfall totals. just updated and brewster came in over an inch of rain as well as plymouth. good amount of rain and we got another silky rain headed our way as withy head into the evening and overnight hours. this morning patchy fog out there, this timeframe, this afternoon evening really when we are going to start some of the heaviest rain and that could continue into thursday morning before we finally dry out. so where is it? take look out to the west. the gulf coastal states. see the red too. that's indicating that there's a potential of severe weather, tornado watch is in effect for parts of louisiana into tennessee as well as georgia, but no severe weather watches in our area. what we do have is dense fog advisors and that goes from the connecticut river valley into parts of vermont as well as new hampshire, dense fog advisory until about 9:00 and thisis area of blue right here, that's actually airport weather
to a quarter of mile. cloud cover out there, there may be a few breaks, wouldn't be surprised out toward the vineyard right now, temperatures in the 50s, cooler to the north and west and taking a look at the conditions in places like norwood right now. visibility has greatly improved. it was down to quarter of mile last hour, now up to 5 miles and we may even see a few breaks in the cloud cover, but as we get to the morning, the clouds will thicken up and we will see mostly cloudy conditions in the afternoon steadier by the evening but did you see the highs. take look. upper 40s, low 50s, above average, right around 47, so does come with the rain unfortunately but we are talking about mild conditions the next 24 hours. overnight temperatures in the 40s and that's when we will be dealing with very heavy downpours and tomorrow morning, commuter dealing with rhett roadways but 8:00, 9:00, rain will be coming to an end and few
day with temperature in the 50s. so the future cast looks like this. cloudy, fog this morning, 8:00 as we head toward the lunch hour, notice the cloud thickening up, could see few scattered showers arrive into western parts of new england and that will continue to push toward the coast as we head toward your evening drive. any areas you see here with darker shades of yellow and orange, that's indicating some of the heavier downpours. it could be a tough travel overnight tonight and even through tomorrow morning. noticing right that's where we are going to still see heavy rain. further north you go could see mix in know in parts of maine and we go through the early morning hours of thursday, most the moisture lifts to the north and start to see improvements with breaks in cloud cover. the amount of rainy where from an inch to inch and a half is possible which is good we need it. rainfall deficit is still well below average. we are 11 inches below average for the year and we still have the extreme drought. that drought monitor going to be
a look at the forecast. you see drying conditions, cooling conditions for friday and weekend mix of sun and clouds and partly cloudy conditions and temperature in the 40s and it will be tracking something early next week. there's latest look at the forecast. >> sara: new this morning at least 3 people are dead after strong and severe storms swept across alabama overnight. 4 children are also critically hurt after the 24 daycare center that they were at destroyed and same storm system heading our way but it will not be as officials say 3 people have died in what is being called tennessee's largest wildfire in century. it started in the great smoky mountain national park but strong winds and dry conditions caused the fire to spread. singer dolly parton, native of the area, released a statement in support of the destroyed communities. her dolly world theme park and nearby aquarium were among some structures that survived the fire. official are still investigating what sparked the flames.
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>> sara: safety issue may capsel a beloved tradition. memory are long and so are the traditions. >> lights in this town are integral to the holiday season. >> sara: lights and string fresh evergreen branches that crisscross the streets. holiday lighting and parade that followed are what every child here dreams of. >> we did enjoy that a lot. of course, we have to enjoy the candy too. lots of memories. >> sara: all that cheer stands to be snuffed out after the town's energy provider told officials earlier this month that wiring on utility poles downtown are aged and fraying
dangerous. >> it is system and safety issue and all truly understood that. >> holiday committee chair beth says she was crushed to tell the town leaders streets would remain dark this christmas but then a glimmer of hope. >> community member said they wanted to see america. >> sara: spokesman tells fox25 they hope to work with the town to have emergency repairs for temporary lighting fix. >> don't wanted to see the light fixed. >> sara: it could be a long shot but even she believe in christmas magic. >> this down need to celebrate to bring us back together again. >> sara: town official say if that work is successful they may be able to have the ceremony if they postpone it just a day or 2. >> gene: group of 20 coworkers will have more to spend on
they just won 420 million-dollar power jackpot. they work in factory in oxygen and decided to pool the money for saturday's drawing. the group chose to take the lump sum of $254.7 million. that's about 12 and a half million dollars each. they say they plan to use the money to help as many people in their families and community as they can. >> how surprised must they been. >> gene: talk to attorneys, collect a check and then say adi?s. >> sara: and big long much needed vacation. >> gene: i don't want to speak for everybody. >> sarah: fog to start, starting to see improvement and by this afternoon and evening, another round of very heavy rain heading our way and hour-by-hour timeline ahead.
december. >> gene: almost in december but today you will have to deal with the fog and a lot more rain coming in your way. tracking all of that for us. >> sarah: at least we have a dry period and if need to get something done do it right now. dropped into the 30s north and west, still in the 50s for parts of cape and islands but a lot of clouds, few breaks in the cloud cover and we are dealing with really low visibility. falmouth now reporting near-zero visibility, down to less p town and the vineyard and improvements across the southeast. norwood 5 miles, portsmouth you improved 3-mile visibility. keene, you're good and now back down to quarter mile. just changing visibility this morning but we are starting to see some improvements now that the sun is up. as we go through the morning temperatures mainly in the 40s, getting close to near 50?, but by this afternoon, scattered showers begin to arrive, coming steady and heavy by the evening commute and continuing overnight and have the timeline when the rain
expect and let's get check now with julie grauert with traffic. how are the roads doing. >> >> julie: heavy steady route 18 and toward the braintree split. pike looking fine as you head eastbound. no major issues there. north of the pike we have a brand-new accident on route 1 southbound near carter street in chelsea. here are live drive times and look at that. like i pointed out on route 3, we are at the braintree split. 22 minutes on 24, half hour on the expressway from the split to columbia road. back to you. >> gene: we continue to follow breaking news out of boston where parts of chinatown were completely flooded. >> we got worst of this at 6:00 a.m. and matter of minutes roads turned into rivers. fox25 jessica reyes live at the scene where water is still rushing down the road, jess.
beech street in the chinatown district and right in front of the coffee shop and going down hill from there and this is lobby of apartment building and if we zoom in you could see water inside you can see and having people go in and out of the back of the building and look at lagrange and pass this story here, past the restaurant, all of these businesses flooded out right now and you can see this part of washington street, it is just pretty much a river right now. what you're looking at right now washington street meets kneeland street and several workers from boston, water, down there right now trying to figure out where exactly this is all coming from. we know earlier this morning they did have trouble identifying exactly which main was broken here.
showed you, washington and lagrange, you can see the road is buckling here and boston water and sewer actually just told me that rooted is hollow and dangerous to be walking on quite bit of work and as this is all happening there's a lot of traffic issues we know kneeland street, very busy street in boston and 93 and come into the city. that is closed at harrison avenue. so that's going to be a problem for people and this street right here, beech streetls through street in chinatown, so it is a big mess and crews a lot of work ahead of them and going to be checking in with them, and 30 minutes.
child asked neighbor to get help -- to give her help to get baby to stop crying. the neighbor called police saying officers later found a 3-year-old and 5-month-old in the home living in deplorable conditions full of trash and animal waste. police also found the bodies of 3 dead infants. erika murray is due back in court in december. >> sara: a new hampshire daycare has been shut down after 3-year-old boy was found wandering alone on busy street. the toddler walked away from month. driver eventually stopped after seeing driver walk on busy highway onramp. the boy's mother that did not want to go on camera says her son has down's syndrome and can't communicate easily. voluntarily closed after the incident but never told what happened. locals we talked to says the stretch of road is treacherous.
it is unclear what action could be taken but the owner could lose the license indefinitely. >> gene: 20-year-old veteran being criticized to use the department's money to buy woman's money. >> michael: not only accused of buying the clothe allowance with the town but taking great lengths, as you mention, to cover everything up. dighton fire chief for the last 11 years, antone red rick is accused of purchasing woman's homes with taxpayer money. recent audit of the fire department raised red flags. according to southcoast today investigators claim rodrick
woman's clothing in september. 1 invoice about a new coat they said he used whiteout over women's and handwrote men's. he told investigators he bought the women's clothes because they fit him better after the significant weight loss. he was arraigned on presenting fraudulent claim to an employer, larceny and making false statemen today at 11:00 a.m. a public meeting will be held right here at the town hall. now, he does add that he hopes that rodrick's employment statement will be resolved before that meeting starts. michael henrich, fox25. >> sara: new life this morning at state unveiled proposal to
program. the expansion would run along a line of track that is currently used for freight trains and like previous plans it could be running into opposition from those that live close to the line. >> can't be reliable that people can count on, they will not ride them. >> sara: plans to walpole residents and robert pledged infrared the trains and near girls and shopping plaza. mbta says they won't go through with the plan unless it is approved with the town of foxborough. >> gene: members of patriots helped to pitch in for teammates for charity close to his heart. rob gronkowski chest and back injuries kept him from champions for children event in seaport district in south boston and jay leno instead raising money for children's hospital.
see how it is going. >> tremendous guy and huge heart so like a brother to me so i will continue to support all the things that he does off the field. >> gene: 16-month-old son being treated for rare kidney cancer right now. since 1997 raised $42 million for children's patients and research. gene: patriots are on fox25 this weekend. we got you covered leading up to the game. special pregame show dawn of dynasty. tom leyden, butch stearns, matt light looking at anniversary of the first super bowl win and interview from super bowl win and catch the game with kickoff starting at 1:00. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes.
from the cloverleaf down to the leverett connector. sarah? >> sarah: 40s for parts of boston, 50 for the cape and are still dealing with the dense fog advisory. i will show you when the fog will lift and rain moves in ahead. >> gene: party drug that has been approved for clinical trials. only on fox25 police officers say enough is
broken windows and trailer into the locker room for now. newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: treating ptsd with ecstasy and how they responded with using the drug when given to vets under the supervision of psychiatrist said ptsd decreased and it could treatment and they were worried using ecstasy could be a problem similar to the opioid epidemic. >> some think because it is natural it can't harm you but a
>> gene: august dea backed off to make it legal. the agency wants to make a decision -- does not want to make a decision until fda review is complete. >> sara: gardennan named of teenage son. stars ben affleck's brother casey affleck that took home best acting honors, local boy matt damon is involved in the film as produceer. >> sara: rogue 1 sold hundreds of thousands of tickets within
far predict presales and rowing 1 expected to earn more than $130 million when it opens in december. >> julie: 228 in rockland to route 18 and braintree split and building. route 9 eastbound it is a multiple car crash after maynard road and creating a little bit of area and slightly north and things steady and approach somerville and live drive times, 47 minutes route 3 from 228 to the split. 21 minutes on 24, 20 minutes on 95 approaching 128. meteorologist sarah wroblewski in for shiri spear this morning. sarah, forecasting batch of
>> julie: much needed reason for the area as we are about 2 inches below normal and 11 inches for the year and fogs this morning, dealing with visibility issues but we are starting to see some improvements and with the rainy want to point out we could even hear a few rumbles of thunder, especially south of the pike overnight tonight, and amount forecasted half inch to inch and a half so again, another good soaking headed our way. showers extend from new york and pennsylvania right now to the gulf coastal states and also the potential of severe weather down across the southeast and tornado watch in effect from louisiana all the way to 1010 -- tennessee
clouds moving ahead of the heavier rain and visibility has improved in a lot of spots, still down in keene and also pretty low across the cape. so traveling along route 6, be aware of that. in boston today temperature above average, typically right around 47, we are going to be climbing toward 50?. noticing clouds through the morning and then by the afternoon the chance of those showers increase and then really going to pick and up become steady as we head into the evening hours. so highs today upper 40s, low 50s, wind out of the east and followed and showers will be arriving as we head into the afternoon and by the evening commute noticing by 6:00, darker shades of yellow that's indicating some of the heavier downpours and that will continue overnight. this is when jason will be here tracking these downpours tonight on fox25 news as temperatures
morning showers will be and clouds break apart and temperatures in the 50s with breaks and cloud cover and wind could gust as 20 miles per hour and risk of rain heading through thursday and cooler weather and cope dropoff day coats for kids at jordan's furniture in on headed to gillette winds will be much lighter and talking about a mix of sun and clouds out there as temperatures right around kickoff in the lower 40s. we are going to be watching the next system to arrive early next week. over to you.
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confidential. >> sara: they are still searching for suspects. >> gene: police say vandalized a car for 6 hours. business owner took someone into custody and parked in front of friend's house thanksgiving night and next morning destroyed. >> i understand she has a mental problem. >> that woman says she just lost her job and make matters worse she only has liability insurance.
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>> sara: flames ravaged the home. >> i want to cry and don't know what to do. >> search this morning for the mystery person that helped 1 family escaped complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: it is wednesday i'm sara underwood. >> gene: showers are coming back, much like the fog in my throat. star wars and timeline. >> sarah: new york and
possibility tornado watch for parts of the southeast. 26 reports of tornado yesterday but severe weather threat not in our area. what we do have is some patchy fog which has slowed things down this morning and starting to see some improvements. temperatures ranging from the 30s and 40s to the north to the 50s down across the southeast. so it is all about location today. and that's where you're also seeing visibility reduced down across the cape and islands down to less than a quarter of mile as well as in keene, but much improvement in city of hour-by-hour temperatures today upper 40s as we go on through the day, could find a few breaks in the cloud cover before they thicken up this afternoon when showers arrive and by this evening we are talking heavy downpours continuing overnight and latest timeline and how much to expect in your town in a few minutes and get check of traffic now with julie grauert.
128 south through lexington and 93 south backed up to the cloverleaf and route 1 in saugus still slow going head southbound approaching lynn fells parkway. live drive times half hour on route 1 and hour and 15 minutes on 93 south, 46 minutes on the pike eastbound as you head toward mass ave. >> sara: water running down the road. jessica reyes at the scene where businesses are and quite a mess and quite a mess. >> 30 minutes ago saw the street with completely flooded out and seeing crews digging to get to the water main that broke here this morning and ahead of them
beat streets near washington as well kneeland street and big mess here from where it was flooded out from several hours this morning, and police cruiser and boston water and sewer truck there and see people walking around and muddy mess you see here and close to traffic and several apartments, lobbies and businesses flooded out salt as a result of all of this and trying to get to work and 1 of them said never seen anything
mess here this morning and several roads are still closed down and it is going to be quite a few hours and thing back to normal here. we will have another live report from the scene coming up in just about half hour from now. live in downtown boston, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: police searching for driver that hit a man before 9:00 last night and then took off. catherine parrotta live on state street where the victim was left in the road with serious leg injury. good morning. >> hearing much ran the length 1 end be ended up at other end of the street and investigating this and state street, the length of the street and got call about a ped who had been hit by vehicle and arrived when found man lying
nowhere to be found. the victim was taken and police weren't sure of the condition. we spoke with 1 resident that came out of the home and aftermath of the crash and how he described it. >> pretty much whole scene was crime scene, cell phones, glasses, stuff >> catherine: quiet street and surprising in that respect and don't know the name of the victim or anything like that so we are working to get details for you. for now live in taunton, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> president-elect donald trump announced on twitter this morning he will be holding a
president. trump has faced criticism from business partners and around the world and trump added via twitter while i'm not mandated to do this you were the law i feel it is visually important as president to no way have a conflict of interest with my various businesses. >> gene: recent meeting with mitt romney and donald trump position and donald trump getting praise for striking deal with new england based company in effort to keep jobs in the u.s. daniel miller with announcement. >> daniel: connecticut based carrier said it will keep 1,000 jobs in indiana and would keep those jobs in the united states and refuse and company's decision to stay first major victory since trump was elected
now, the news is good for carrier employees though and has the west side furnace plant and means it could still be hundreds of layoff in coming weeks and months and president-elect trump and vice president elect will be in indiana tomorrow for the official announcement. meantime trump med with former governor mitt romney and he is considered for secretary of state and pair were spotted eating dinner in restaurant in trump tower. afterwards romney said they talked about the affairs throughout the world and that he was president-elect. >> people selected as members of cabinet solid people. >> daniel: secretary of state not necessarily a done-deal. he met with bob corker and david petraeus. former new york city mayor rudy
the post and now planning on making a, quote, victory to swing states that starts thursday in ohio. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: sources say donald trump planning to nominate a former goldman sachs banker. steven mnunchin and has no previous and deep rooted ties to wall the official announcement could come as soon as later today. elaine chow was under president bush and now married to mitch mcconnell. >> gene: house democrats will lead the party after disappointing election.
vocal on the vote. >> reporter: private meeting by secret ballot and local lawmakers have publicly been signaling and they think it is time to go in new direction. caucus leader nancy pelosi facing a challenge from ohio congressman tim ryan. seth moulton and stephen lynch say they are backing ryan. 1 of several members outspoken early on about the direction of caucus and helped push back votes until today. ryan have vision for expanding the party's economic message and that geographical outreach is key to the party's future success. >> we are not winning. don't think it is acceptable for us to say losing 60 some seats since 2010 is okay. we are slaughtered all over the country. >> talking about the november election. nancy pelosi has led democrats into house with past 13 years.
leadership position to this day and again, remember, it is a secret ballot vote later today. live in washington, jacqueline fell, fox25 news. >> sara: happening today governor charlie baker will be in washington d.c. to discuss transportation and military issues. at the time -- he is meeting to talk about the progress in task force and baker will also meet with the president of amtrak to discuss the partnership governing magazine and official of the year award. sales of lottery tickets in massachusetts are down more than $30 million from this time last year. lottery commission claims that fewer people are buying tickets because they don't carry around cash. well now massachusetts lottery official are making a new push for legalizing online gambling and say it would increase profits and funding from local
gambling would hurt the businesses. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. taking look at driveway on the expressway -- drive time on the expressway. we are up to about half hour as you head from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. sara? >> sarah: visibility improving and dealing with clouds and breaks and by the evening commute we are talking heavy rain moving on in and it will be mild. i will have the latest timeline when the rain clears in just a >> sara: local fire chief off the job for spending habits. reason he says he was buying woman's clothing with taxpayer money. >> gene: plus robbery suspect
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shot him and mcguiness later died at the hospital and lengthy criminal history and robbery arrest and hit while behind a counter. gene: deadly hit and run while $10,000 bail after turning admitted he was driving down north main street when hit sergio licona and kept on going. his lawyer says he panicked and surrendered 2 days later because he wanted to do the right thing. >> stated had no and happened very fast and struck the person and proceeded to panic and drove home.
flames that tore through the lawrence apartment building and more than 20 people including many children are without a home. happened at triple-decker last night and mother and 5-year-old baby were sleeping. >> watching this >> the family thinks the teenager is high school student from the area. firefighter and woman were taken to the hospital to get checked out and investigators looking at how the fire started. >> julie: good morning, everyone. we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. start off north of the pike following a few issues and accident on 495 northbound multicar crash right before boston road. we also are waiting for the accident to clear on route 3
heavy steady volume on 128 as you make your way through canton randolph and then approach braintree. expressway pretty typical right now as you head past the gas tank as far as volume and average miles per hour concerned. average drive time 32 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin and hour on 93 south and about an hour on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist sarah wroblewski in for shiri spear today and we are starting today dry, and then things will >> heavy rain yesterday and finally get break and another round of not just rain but heavy rain and look at the rainfall totals from yesterday. over an inch in many spots especially down across the southeast, cape and islands and plymouth over an inch and dorchester come in under half inch and chance of showers looks pretty low this morning and as we get into the afternoon and evening that's when the rain moves on in.
lingering early tomorrow and another chunk of heavy rain is expected to arrive. take a look at the rain all the way down to the coast. see this area of red right here, sure enough we have a tornado watch in effect for this line of thunderstorms, could see the potential of some some severe down to the south. not so much for us. we have the potential though of seeing some fog this morning, that's why we have the dense fog advisory which could expire 10:00 new hampshire and traveling into new york. i have to point out the visibility has improved in many spots. still low across the cape and islands with temperatures there in the 50s and starting to see thicker cloud cover move on in and above average and again
hopefully and temperatures 40s and 50? and mild and breaks as cloud cover as head into the afternoon and upper 40s and cloudy, fog, that's what we have got going on right now, rain showers want to arrive through western parts of the state. could be hit and miss shower or best chances across eastern areas will be in the afternoon, by the evening commute though that's when we will start to see downpours and chances through the interior and warm front lifts northward and see risk of heavy rain and by early tomorrow if you're an early morning commuter be prepared, you could still see some heavy rain as this cold front pushes on through. good news is by 8:00, 9:00, most
the north look at what we got, we got cold enough air to support snow across parts of rain rain and going to be too mild across southern new england by that and by the afternoon partly cloudy skies but cooler air will begin to filter on in as we head toward the weekend. so the amounted of rain we could possibly see anywhere from half inch to inch and a half in spots. really depending where we have the how far downpours but we really need the rain because take a look at rainfall deficit. still well below average in the city of boston out tro connecticut and temperatures cooler by the weekend with mix of sun and clouds, codrop off day with natick in jordan's furniture looking fantastic and we will be watching another system that will start off as
>> gene: tennessee's largest wildfire in century. strong winds and dry conditions caused fire to spread or singer dolly parton native in support of the destroyed communities heard dollywood theme park in nearby aquarium some of the structures that survived the the flames. gene: 3-year-old boy found wandering all alone when inside the daycare and investigation underway that could shut down the business for good. gene: it could be lights
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season. >> sara: trees and lights and fresh evergreen branches that crisscross the downtown streets and holiday lighting and parade that followed are what every child here dream of. >> we did enjoy that. lots of memories. >> sara: town's energy provider told officials utility poles downtown are aged and fraying and holiday lights would be too dangerous. >> old system, wiring, it is a safety issue and all truly understand that. >> sara: she was crushed to tell town leaders streets would remain dark and glimmer of home.
for temporary lighting fix. >> she knows it could be a long shot but even she is not too old and bit of christmas magic. >> minor miracle and still 1 really needs to celebrate to bring us back together again. >> sara: town officials say if the work is successful they may be able to have the ceremony if they postpone it a day we have clouds, fog out there but as you head into the afternoon that's when you will notice rain coming in and above average and latest timeline when to expect the heaviest rain and
nightmare. >> julie: hold off. >> sarah: fog much improved and still spots out there, of course, that we are dealing with and really what we are also going to be tracking is heavy rain that's heading our way and look at our satellite and radar. we have got showers well to the south and all going to be streaming in during the afternoon and evening hours. but right now we got temperature in the 30s and west, 50s down across the cape, this is where you're seeing the low visibility and take a closer look and reports less than quarter of mile so take it easy if you are going to be traveling along route 6 and much improved in boston as well as norwood and supports -- portsmouth and have risk of rain moving on in as we head into the afternoon. temperatures upper 40s, low
and when the rain will clear in just a few minutes. let's get check of traffic now with julie grauert. >> julie: 128 north and slowing down and right around 109 up to route 9 in wellesley and burlington into lexington. heavy volume on 93 south medford into somerville. live look at the zakim where you can see slow going as make way live drive times, 31 minutes on route 1 about an hour on 93 south nearly 40 minutes on the pike eastbound proposing mass ave. back to you. >> sara: water main break causing major flooding in chinatown. jessica reyes live at the scene and crews out there right now
>> they are, sara, and boston water and sewer, and people that live on washington street kneeland to essex and thousands of people and apartment buildings and did just tell me that all of those people do now have water back and sewer crews excavating and working to figure out exactly what went wrong with something called a what happened was there are 2 water mains underneath the ground and not sure which 1 it was so transmission line and what they have from the other 1 and in the morning and seeing a couple of hours ago and water rushing down the street and
identified the problem. what they are dealing with is traffic shut down on kneeland street and that is, of course, 93 comes out and coming on the expressway north from quincy, that area and a lot of people come into the street that way and road still shut down and creating major problems for the morning commute. we are talking to a lot of people even here this morning who can't get to work because this is such a mess down here and people here this side, so continuing to go to people this morning, continuing to get update to boston water and sewer and fox25 news. >> sara: new this morning the attorney for the blackstone mom accused of murdering her 2 infants wants to suppress the evidence found inside the
lives at home asked neighbor to help get baby to stop crying. the neighbor called police and officers later found a 3-year-old and 5-month-old in the home living amongst deplorable conditions full of trash and animal waste. police also found the bodies of 3 dead infants. erika murray is due back in court in december. >> gene: new hampshire daycare shut down after boy wandering around on busy street. toddler watched away from anel learning academy. boy's mother that did not want to go on camera says her son has down's syndrome and cannot communicate easily. she says the daycare voluntarily closed right after the incident and never told what happened. locals we talked to say that stretch of road is treacherous. >> 155, it is 40 miles per hour and both sides and exceed 60.
daycare and owner could lose the license permanently. gene: convicted killer aaron hernandez suing company that gave out access to jail house phone calls. unknown person was able to access his calls while he was in jail awaiting first murder trial. dallas based company was handling the database at the time and hernandez still facing charge at double-murder case in boston and that is set to go on trial next year. >> sara: diabetic o chief. he is accused of misusing town money and buying woman's clothing. chief apparently went to great lengths to cover this up. >> michael: he is accused of trying to cover it up and that is why right now and accused of several different criminal charges.
purchases woman's trust with taxpayer money and selectmen says recent private audit of fire department raised red flags and according to southcoast today investigators claim roderick submitted multiple invoices for woman's clothing in september and they claim he used white out on the word womans and handwrote the word men's. told investigators he bought the woman's him better after his significant weight loss. roderick was arraigned yesterday on charges of presenting a fraudulent claim to an employer, larceny and making false statements to police. meeting today here at town hall will be public and will be about the employment future of this fire chief. chair also said he hopes to have a resolution to his status
begins. we will carry you through it. live in dighton, michael henrich, fox 23 news. >> gene: scene last night on high street. victim working to restore power that have been knocked out by yesterday's storms. the driver did say -- stay at the scene. worker was taken to hospital in beverly with serious injuries. this morning still waiting to learn the identity of cyclist hit and killed on highway offramp yesterday riding an electric bicycle in methuen and when went into the road when a flatbed truck hit and killed him and driver didn't realize at first didn't hit the man but did stop and is cooperating with the investigation. >> sara: new this hour foxborough town selectmen have given the green light to commuter rail stop at gillette stadium. according to the foxborough patch last night selectmen voted
pilot program. the proposal would add 4 rounds to gillette stadium. the town has some conditions, though. selectmen don't want any trains overnight in foxborough and evaluation at the 6-month mark and no additional fees to the town. the expansion would run along line of track that is currently used for freight trains and state will have to present the plans to walpole residents next week and get okay from that town before anything is fly drones over his town to keep an eye on crime. brian gomez of new bedford put forth proposal. he told taunton gazette the drones would be another tool that police department would use to fight crime. the department already has a pair of drones that it uses for search and rescue operations. the aclu has said that using the technology to spy on people would be a violation of privacy. >> gene: members of the patriots pitched in to help
his heart. rob gronkowski chest and back injuries kept him from last night champion for children event in the seaport district. joining jay leno raising money for children's hospital. gronk was texting them to see how things were going. >> brother to me and continue to support all the things he does off the field. >> gene: lineman treated for rare kidney cancer. since 1997 it has raised $42,000 for children, for patients and research. gene: patriots on fox25 this weekend. we got you covered. right at 10:00 in the morning after the morning news. tune in for special prepregame show dawn of the dynasty. looking back at fifteenth anniversary of the patriots first super bowl win and they will have interviews with some of the player from the
match-up for the rams and at 11:00 fox pregame showed picks up coverage and, of course, catch the game with kickoff starting on sunday afternoon at 1:00. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. good morning, everyone. right now on 93 south still hovering around 50 minute mark as head from 495 in andover down to the zakim bridge. sarah? >> sarah: advisory still continues in southern vermont as well as new hampshiras clouds hanging with us and by the afternoon and evening we have heavy rain to be talking about and show you just when that rain arrives and how much you can expect coming up. >> mold, missing ceiling tiles and no place to shower. there's no shortage of problems at local police station and officers say enough is enough. >> that's the 1 i think they identified the most when they talk about the mold issue. >> coming up right after the
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>> gene: plumbing issues, broken windows, some concerns where officers are fed up with the building's daniel, police officers say the city needs to do something. >> the officers medford police department say they have been dealing with issues for too long and only fox25 went inside the department to see the problems firsthand. >> that's the 1 they identify the most when talk about mold issues. >> daniel: holding cells used as storage and broken windows
with the police chief. >> used whatever space is available. >> daniel: leo says problems at the police station aren't cosmetic. >> always looking up wherever i ar >> daniel: no barrier between the main desk and walking through the front door. female officers don't have a place to shower. >> many time had to go home to shower or clean up, either from bodily fluids or pepper spray. >> employees put locks on the door. >> they all share the bathroom which they nickname the closet
better. mayor medford only held the position for 11 months. chief says he believes the new administration will find funds and will prioritize getting medford police a new facility but understands why officers are fed up. >> look around at other communities and brand-new facilities that are popping up left and right and say why not medford? >> daniel: medford's mayor agrees with the officers and understands their concern and there will be immediate improvem in professional cleaning crew and replacing broken window and convert tractor-trailer into the woman's locker room for now. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: tonight thousands of people are expected to come together to remember the dozens of lives lost in plane crash in colombia. 71 people died on the plane. most of them on brazil's soccer team. 6 people managed to survive and
ceremony of the team in brazil and crews have recovered the black boxes and trying to determine what caused electrical problem before the crash. >> gene: fbi looking through cell phone and computer of student that attacked people at ohio university. no evidence that abdul razak ali artan was communicating with terror group. 18-year-old was not on radar before the attack but did leave hints posted rant on facebook and post said in part if you want us muslims start carrying out lone wolf attacks make peace and drove car on to sidewalk full of people and stabbed 11 until he was shot and killed by university police officer.
the area and slow and steady into somerville and also heavy volume right around 109 on 128 north as you approach the pike. expressway is looking pretty typical heading past freeport street. here are live drive times, 27 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. about an hour on 93 south and 56 minutes. >> bit of overcast morning. >> more rain heads the way and i know what you're thinking, good amount of rain yesterday, sure enough in boston just under half inch, worcester under an inch but still well below the average for this time of year and for this month particularly but we do have another chance to add to our november rainfall totals, starting this afternoon and into the evening. so it is the fog this morning that we have been watching, the
may even hear a few rumble of thunder especially south of the pike, wouldn't be surprised to hear -- see thunderstorms which could also enhance the rainfall and take a look at rainfall forecast. this is through tomorrow. we could see anywhere upward of one-to-one and a half inches additionally from what we already got yesterday. and a lot of moisture to work with and gulf coast a and severe storms and potential of severe weather down across the southeast but not looking for potential of severe weather and downpours as we go through the overnight hours. currently lots of clouds just checking and making it to the ground right now. we do have temperatures that are in the 50s down across the southeast with moisture streaming on in and sure enough we have visibility reduced under a mile under cape and islands and elsewhere we are starting to see improvements and we will see
precipitation through the morning, may even see a few cracks in the clouds but as we get into the afternoon, clouds thicken back up, temperatures upper 40s, low 50s and then rain arrives the second half of the day and highs today above average, upper 40s, low 50s with the wind out of the east, i want to show you hour-by-hour what we are expecting and begin to arrive and heavy steady rain and that continues as we go through tonight. this is right around 11:30 but look at those temperatures, 40s and 50s, mild night with the clouds and showers. those showers continue through the morning and by 7:00 there we go. we are starting to see some improvements and by the afternoon we are in -- seeing sunshine tomorrow afternoon but look at the highs in the 50s. so that 7-day forecast with weekend always in view, does show improvement as we head into
friday. cooler for this weekend, looking pretty okay for the pats game on sunday too and kickoff temperatures right around 43? and then watching for another system. >> sara: oldest woman on earth celebrated one hundred seventeenth birthday. coming up next the 2 decisions she kretz her long happy life
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>> catherine: aftermath of crash and what it looked like. >> julie: donald trump leaving the family business before he takes office and why it has nothing to do with potential conflict of interest. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning, it is