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dollar store. this is boston's only local news at 7:00. fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, now 7:00 on thursday morning, it is december 1st. yes, you hear that correctly, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. we got rain and wind for the morning commute today. but good news it is a mild date with some towns inching toward 60?. shiri spear in the stormtracker weather center and wheth >> shiri: plymouth, new bedford, we got lower 60s. we also got some rain there. we got boston at 49, 45 in fitchburg, 41 in keene, new hampshire, so unless southeastern massachusetts, you really do have to dress for a little bit of chill in the air this morning, not cold rain, just a little bit cool out there, check out all the fog that we got in place this morning. in fact, victoria has improved slightly. don't think we are done with the fog quite yet. reports in portsmouth, new hampshire, hyannis, venn
a bit gloomy as we leave the house and waltham, hour-by-hour forecast goes for many of you hanging on for the clouds and showers. 9:00 a.m. dry at 52?, 11:00 a.m. 54?, clouds break apart late this morning and this afternoon, it turns nice and bright and there's the temperatures getting into the mid-or even the upper 50s in many, many spots. i'm back at about 10 with latest look at ray ray. julie grauert now with drive time traffic with updates. >> julie: needham line because of this. tweet from chief at needham fire
>> michael: d.a.'s office says officers recovered the knife inside and arrested frantz polynice on scene. fox25 will be in the courtroom when he today at brockton district court. fox25 news. >> sara: new this morning brockton police searching wooded area overnight after there was a car crash involving a police cruiser. this was a scene at around 1:30 in the morning. there are several officers and some police dogs on pleasant street there in the area of sumner street. police haven't said if they found anyone. we are working to learn more about what started the incident. >> gene: more than 24 hours later in boston's chinatown
water main break that flooded businesses. electrical cruiser still working on repairs. fox25 jessica reyes has been following the story since it broke yesterday morning and, jess, there's good news here, water in the streets has at least receded. >> jessica: 1 day after a massive water main broke in washington and kneeland streets, things looking whole lot better in downtown boston. >> we had 20 inch water main broke. >> jessica: broke of water in the streets. >> 3 feet of water in the basement. >> jessica: initially only shut down a handful of businesses but in kneeland street there was a number of electrical fires. >> fire with a lot of co. >> jessica: evacuations, 125 people in all, most from the boston hostile. >> we were in the second floor. >> jessica: boston pizza kitchen feet from where fires
they were able to open a short time. >> open for a couple hours so get through the lunch rush. >> jessica: until manhole exploded sending thick smoke into the restaurant. >> few years ago we had same issue. >> jessica: water main break, pipe was 125 years old, originally installed in 1891. >> so many pipes have been in the ground for decades, maybe some of new >> jessica: westbound side of the road, it is still closed this morning, what they have now is eastbound side cut into 2 lanes and traffic is still getting through in both directions. washington street still open and kneeland does not appear it is going to be open for the morning commute today and we will keep you posted throughout the morning. live in boston, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: >> gene: donald trump will thank supporters that helped got him elected.
cincinnati. daniel miller joins us with a preview. news sarah palin possibly joining the administration. >> daniel: yeah, that's right, gene. mr. trump will not be far from ohio. he will anybody indianapolis today where he is expected to be the first on his stop with the trump pence tour and deal that will keep 1,000 jobs with manufacturing carrier in the united states. mr. trump and vice president elect will be at the carrier facility but it is not open to the public. indiana state official say the favorable relationship with the trump administration. right now carrier's parent company receives $5.6 billion a year in federal money. trump had campaigned to try to work out a deal to keep those jobs like that in the united states and punish companies that move out of the country. now after stop in indiana he and the vice president elect will then head to cincinnati for thank you rally for voters and other stops are still up in the air this morning. trump campaign will include 30
the election. now, meanwhile there's new speculation who fill cabinet positions. sarah palin has emerged as cabinet for secretary of veterans affairs and she took to facebook and resharing work for veterans and puts her up against former massachusetts senator scott brown here. he has met with trump for the position and felt like he was the best man for the job and former massachusetts mitt romney has made the final cut for the secret trump transition team says former new york city mayor rudy giuliani has also made the list. there are also 2 other people up for the position but the trump team would not name them. they also say there's no timeline for final decision. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: democrats are not happy with the pick for treasury
sachs before starting his own hedge fund. they said he can't be trusted when profiting from housing collapse when others were losing. >> handing keys to treasury over to wall street banker that help cause the crash. >> gene: shivers down the spine of every american who got hit hard by the financial crisis. >> sara: wisconsin judge says to recount ballots filed by hand today. judge ruled county official can determine how they want to carry out the recount. judge says the lawsuit failed to show you have evidence to ban the use of ballot machines in the recount. stein has also filed recounts in michigan and pennsylvania. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. right now on 93 southbound if that's part of the commute hovering just under an hour 495
shiri? >> shiri: breakfast looking kind of wet this morning. lunchtime we have to keep eye on wind and gusts and break down improvements next. >> sara: local second-grader went to the nurse for motrin and got a dose of ritalin. >> she said hi, ava. >> i said my name isn't ava and then proceeded to give me the medicine. >> sara: still to come on the fox25 morning news. we will hear from the 7-year-old's mom who says the
>> shiri: boston still misty even though you don't have the significant grown on the map like we do in plymouth or the southcoast or the cape right now where i have the heaviest, steadiest rain but i will be showers here when i'm back in 5. >> police say the suspect that shot and killed police officer yesterday is dead. they had been in the standoff with the suspect who was barricaded inside house in tacoma for several hours. within the last hour police said they had shot and killed 38-year-old man and rescued 2 children who were in the house with him. the officer who was killed was responding to a domestic violence call late yesterday afternoon when she was shot.
doctors were not able to save him. >> sara: lack of fuel could be to blame for monday's plane crash. that's according to newly released. plane carrying soccer team on way to tournament. 5 people including 3 players survived. >> fbi says that terrorist influences may have inspired university. abdul razak ali artan rammed his car into a group of people and slashed them with butcher knife. 11 people in all were stabbed. investigators believe he may have been inspired by isis and american board cleric and top leader of al-qaeda before he was killed in 2011. >> sara: muslims are asking for protection in places after
letter. letter was addressed to children of satan and called muslims vile and filthy people. center in rhode island said threats in the letter make them worry for their families and communities. >> this is alarming. >> sara: same letter sent islamic centers across the country. >> gene: aaron hernandez trial is to start in february. they are asking to see every shred of evidence and names and credentials of everyone that has
>> fair game for the defense to be looking into. >> it could prove difficult and experts say jurors in this trial likely will not be allowed to know that hernandez was already convicted in the murder of odin lloyd. gene: florida company will pay $10,000 in fines. walker international events has reached settlement with osha. vermont man and 6-year-old daughter were killed and investigators say the company ignored weather warnings and did not proper low build a circus tent which colps storm last summer in lancaster. >> julie: still have kneeland street westbound blacked blocked off in chinatown and closed between harrison avenue at stuart street yesterday and shift slightly south of the pike, things moving along at or pretty slow pace on the expressway from the braintree
the rain drops on the camera as well. overall gloomy day. so leave few minutes early if you can to accommodate for the wet pavement. 46 minutes on pike eastbound. half hour on the expressway and up to an hour on 93 south from andover down to the leverett connector. shiri spear joining us now and once we make it through the rain it is turning brighter and breezier for us. >> peak inside studio in dedham already brightening up which is great news and significant rain and much needed rain half inch in central massachusetts and third inch in boston and quarter of inch in massachusetts and got hefty rain overnight and a lot of winding down and slow boston, boston done with showers and spot that will continue plymouth down to the cape and islands but only another hour and rain reported, foggy, gloomy like
brighter and brighter and only 60s on map though are going to be over southeastern mass. boston not quite getting that high, but you could see 8:00 a.m. we do continue to brighten up and got lingering clouds and couple of showers over the cape and islands but those are gone within and sunshine, couple scattered clouds and wind, of course. wind sustained 10 to 20 miles per hour, we will have gusts close to 30 miles per hour and 56 this afternoon in plymouth, there's potential temperatures will take a little bit of dip, 58? in new bedford, 55 in boston and lawrence and lower 50s in southern new hampshire and lawrence 49? this afternoon, probably few clouds sticking around the second half of the day. tonight though breezy, mostly clear, temperatures in the 30s and wake up to the temperatures
tomorrow's highs. 46 to 50, breezy, partly sunny, we do it all over again except it is not quite as warm as today. now, over the weekend, weekend starts 45 in hyannis and boston, mid-40s even into concord, new hampshire. weekend starts with a little bit of cloud cover and a little bit of leftover wind as we get into sunday you can see temperatures dropping and in spots like concord and worcester, don't get up to 40? and going to feel a lot more like december as we get into sunday forecast. for the pats game here o at 1:00 at gillette i have cool, dry conditions, temperatures teetering right around 40, there's the chance get hung up in the 30s and don't think that's too bad for december game. keep in mind it is going to be a little bit cool out there. 7-day forecast with weekend always in view, these rain showers going to be coming to an end and drop the chance of rain showers now that most of us are dry, 20% chance of sprinkle or flurry in friday forecast and that would be far inland towns and cities. saturday 46?, partial sun.
jordan's furniture and hoping to get 400 coats. we have few more clouds around, temperatures in the lore 40s, slight risk that we got a little bit of light rain or light snow but i think the big next big weather maker on wednesday back to you. >> gene: fires in tennessee destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses since they started monday and death toll could go up because many people remain missing. investigators believe the fire was manmade but they don't know if it was arson or accidental. this morning controversy singer dolly pardon saying her foundation will be donating
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doesn't seem it is fair. >> don't think i should have to pay for a bag if i'm a patron of the store. that should come with the purchase that i'm making. >> sara: if the ban passes they will keep money they make off bag fee and penalty for stores that do not charge the fees. >> sara: slow down. speed limits 30 in the streets of boston. transportation workers will replace all speed limit signs before then and change big step forward and helping to meet the goal of no deadly crashes in the hub by 2030. >> gene: state representative josh cutler filed a bill that would send trick or treaters out on last saturday of october and proposed the change after a
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: next at 7:30. check this out. the worst is obviously over. morning soaker drying out making way for clear skies and mild temperatures and that really is gorgeous shot right there. >> gene: clouds are meteorologist shiri spear and stormtracker weather center undecember 1st. >> can't believe it is december and spots in 50s and upper 50s in plymouth and marshfield and hyannis over to the outer cape and that's it for a rain, boston you saw the image, starting to clear out, 49? there right now and 47 in boxford, 47 in natick and 50 in haverhill and cooler into central
lower 40s spilling over the border into southern new hampshire as well and cooler spots and 9:00 a.m. temperature at about 52?, we are going to hang on to a little bit of here and there cloud cover, not too worried about it, going mostly sunny here with sun and scattered clouds at noon time, 55?, few clouds around mixing with the sunshine this afternoon as well. bright and breezy and 58 at 3:00 p.m. i will show what you it looks like as we head into the weekend. latest on at about 10. julie grauert here now with live drive time traffic. >> julie: furnace brook parkway up to freeport street. north of the pike slow going on 93 south approaching somerville. route 1 stop and go through saugus and approaching the tobin. harrison ave and stewart street. pretty bright shot out there but make the heavy steady volumes on the tobin.
minutes route 1, 54 minutes on 93 south and about half hour on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. back to you. >> happening today an 18-year-old man will answers to charges that he brutely stabbed his mother to death. >> gene: whole scene was surreal and teen's grandmother ran to neighbor's house screaming our michael henrich is in brockton this morning where the tragic situation unfolded investigators spent here much of the night and investigate what happened here on brockton. all that remains the yellow police tape on the neighbor's fence there after a deadly family stabbing that prosecutors called tragic. mother killed, a son arrested for the crime. >> i said no, you're not going in. >> michael: maryanne monteiro that lives near the home that
situation. >> i knew it was something bad, only because she was wailing and screaming. >> michael: she was grandmother of frantz polynice. he stabbed his mom, 44-year-old mania meneide killed her. >> she grabbed my hand and started pull me toward the house. >> michael: that's when >> came lunging through the kitchen at the door where we were standing and pulled the grandmother south of there and said no, you're not going in. >> michael: police and firefighters then arrived and d.a. says officers recovered the knife inside and arrested frantz polynice on the scene. >> mother son relationship to end this way, it is terrible, it is tragic and find out what happened.
homicide and deadly weapon. >> gene: subject of protest for years and now today natural gas pipeline that runs through west roxbury officially goes online and live in west roxbury where neighbors say this is a very major safety concern. catherine? >> despite the fact the pipeline activated today,ines on the lawn and opposition to project and also spoke with the opposition group and says few of them will actually be down here within the half hour holding signs like they typically do. neighbors and local official vowing to fight the pipeline. pipeline talking about is 5-mile pipeline, spector pipeline here in west roxbury and part of 1 billion-dollar project to increase the new gas supply in new england and residents fear it is unsafe and open quarry that frequently uses dynamite and afraid there could be
official sent letters to federal energy regulators as well as the houston company that owns the pipeline saying they failed to share important safety information with boston, fire and police departments. walsh previously filed federal lawsuit challenging federal energy regulatory approval of the project. last hour gene spoke with congressman stephen lynch about this issue. here is what he said. >> my concerns have not been addressed. they have been exacerbated because of the 2 incidents we have had have exploded elsewhere in the united states causing serious damage and some injuries. we are in federal court, mayor walsh has been great on this, right by my side as we have been fighting this. >> catherine: released a statement saying the project and all the facilities involved in it do meet or exceed federal safety standards and regulations. so again, the pipeline scheduled
against this. for now live here in west roxbury, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: 7:34. lowell city councilors calling for increased security at apartment complex where mother was killed in front of her son. police have responded to the westminster apartment complex more than 600 times this year. crime has become a major issue and they want the buildings managers to hire security guard and put up cameras. >> wild west, 431 units of house in reckless behavior for quite sometime. >> gene: management group not commented and come up with a plan to make sure the building is safe. >> sara: local mother says her 7-year-old daughter was victim of medicine mix-up at the school. the nurse accidently gave her ritalin instead of motrin. to look at active bright eyed 7-year-old you would never know just 24 hours earlier she was
school. >> it was a nightmare. >> sara: nightmare when asked the nurse for motrin after an accident in the lunchroom. >> i fell backwards because there's a pole where you hang your jacket and saw right there near the window. >> sara: once inside the nurse's office a crucial mistake according to medicine. >> still proceeded to give me the medicine. >> it was ritalin, it was intended for another female student. the nurse called her in panic. >> pretty upset, crying, couldn't get there fast enough. >> sara: they had to call poison control. >> people should be aware of it. >> sara: in statement the
discuss the protocols and procedures and reviewed them so mistake never happens again. the health and safety of every student is what we must guarantee to the very best of our ability each and everyday. but russell says she never met with the superintendent and wants to know why the nurse didn't verify the daughter's identity before dispensing the medication. >> which is what i want to happen and make sure it doesn't >> sara: she wants parents to be aware of the problem. >> gene: david lavoie was manager for site on aging and he ordered prime rib for the center and instead served buffalo wings. it showed lavoie using keys
with trays of food. >> i can't believe that he would steal, you know, because he has not that kind of a person. >> palace of people that need to food are more of bland nature, not usually buffalo chicken wings. that's not something that would be served to elderly population. >> gene: lavoie was put on administrative leave and later resigned. his girlfriend and her daughter have also been charged. gene: fire job after buying gifts for girlfriend. board voted to suspend anton roderick. he used clothing allowance to buy capris, tube top and woman's coat and used whiteout. roderick claims woman's clothes fit him better after he lost weight. >> sara: chain of restaurant hooters will be aplloyd to have
massachusetts alcohol beverage control commission made against wishes of dedham selectmen. the town had denied hooters previous request to transfer the location old liquor license and cited public opposition and disapproval of the company's hiring practice for the denial and you this look for what's in store at watertown shopping center. developers released rendering what the new arsenal yards mall will look like and say when renovations are complete the mall will be home to store, 500 apartments and movie theater. construction is expected to begin next year and be completed in 2020. >> sara: >> gene: foam blocks on roof make sure cars fit in the tunnel. they are taller because we have heating and air-conditioning units on the roof. earlier we showed you these pictures what the orange line subway car will look like. 150 of them have been ordered but they won't be ready for
years. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. we are up to half hour, which is pretty typical this time of the weekend commute as head from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. shiri? >> shiri: lots of upper 40s at the bus stop right now as we clear on out and brighter the next couple hours and 8:00 a.m. and give you 48?, 50s back on the map by 9:00 this morning. i will show you which towns and cities are going to hit the 60s. >> 7:40. plaza being turned into a winter wonderland as we speak coming up numerous family friendly events taking place there this weekend.
interesting video. >> daniel: stay where they belong. people in westford neighborhood say it is not the first time the bear has paid them a visit and won't make it so easy for them next time. caught on camera red handed and moesy over to huge meal just too enticing to resist. bird seed. it was about 4:45 a.m. and joy had will be been out in the driveway just feet away to pick up the newspaper. joy talked with fox25 jackie heinrich. then. >> daniel: joy not only 1 dealing with the new neighbor. ken and he laura and rico made first acquaintance a few weeks ago. >> quarter inch round steel post over. all the food, been a week or 2
considerate house guest. the bird feeder used to be straight nailed to the upon. >> he didn't just bend everything. he took everything away. >> daniel: left plenty of claw marks on back deck, same back deck that's right off the kitchen window where laura makes coffee around the same time the bear usually comes. >> very brazen. i mean he is on the deck right outside that window and doesn't seem to around or not. >> now, uninvited guest may have to find new breakfast spot since the families are doing away with the bird seed. >> daniel: wildlife experts say if you see a bear, don't run, look as large as possible and make a lot of noise and if you have to walk to the end of the driveway before dawn, it is a good idea to turn on lights. daniel miller, for example 25
decorate home for christmas, look at unusual and destructive guest. check out pictures showing a beaver ransacking the christmas isles in a store in maryland. beaver knocked over cups and tried to get to artificial trees. local animal shelter workers took it to store and took to rehabilitation facility. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. waiting for accident to clear on 128 southbound right at route 28. we also have a 24 northbound right before harrison boulevard. that's just making things a little bit slower in the area. as we shift north waiting for this accident to clear on 93 south at route 28 sals way. you could see actually this is a decent route in saugus, not heavy volume seeing on weekday mornings and live drive times. 33 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin and hour on 93 south, 42 minutes on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls.
rainy start but, shiri, there are 60s on the map. doesn't feel like christmas time. >> no, not at all. it is incredibly mild to get the day started. boston at 49?, but we do have parts of southeastern mass right now in the 50s, in the 60s, check that fox25 weather app because we have got a huge range in temps. winds sustained 14 miles per hour but what you're going to find are winds increase today. now, as we look back on november through monday, we only had abou1. wednesday's rain and basically doubled what we already had so far today we are talking about a third of an inch of rain in boston and done with the showers in boston and whole system has scooted closer to the coastline here, getting into the dry, breezy conditions right now, and you can see through 8:00, 9:00 this morning, only lingering showers out across the outer cape and already brightening up. looks fantastic in boston right now. we got the partly sunny skies, but this is the 1 thing you
of the kind of winds that we will be tracking today, 20, 30 miles per hour gusts coming out of the west. it is not going to do any damage but it is going to be a little bit pestering. hot spots today, and these are where i have some 60s on the map right now. you could dip a little bit down, get back up close to 60 this afternoon, but i think overall we are looking at a lot of upper 50s in sandwich and hyannis, plymouth at about 56, hull 55, 58 in new bedford, closer to the boston area let's go with mid-50s this afte 55? there. 54 in lowell, 55 in framingham, and then only upper 40s into the worcester hills and a lot of lower 50s and southern new hampshire. so as we start going inland, especially to some of the higher elevations, temperatures don't quite go as high. but i have to tell you near 60 degree highs on the map today, this is going to be the warmest of the entire week. we got temperatures that are going to be about 10? cooler tomorrow afternoon, followed by
temperatures not necessarily cold for this time of the year. i mean it is -- it is december after all and definitely by comparison feeling a lot chillier. rain ending, brighten up forecast, rain chances now that showers are tapering off. tomorrow partly cloudy and 49?. saturday 46?. we got the coat dropoff day at jordan's furniture in natick and trying to collect 400 coats and entire fox25 team will be there and hope to see brighter out there, keep things mostly sunny but come monday we have the chance for a little bit of light rain or snow, highs only in the lower 40s monday tuesday and i think wednesday is next significant rain as it rolls in during the second half of the day. back to you guys. >> gene: 7:49. students see more of debt forgiven than previously thought. coming up at 8:00, live to washington update on new federal programs that are easing the
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christmas eve. gene: rendering of what it will look like tomorrow when boston winter opens for the season and crews working right now to prepare. they will be able to go ice-skating, gift shopping and boston winter will stay open until february. >> sara: can't wait to take my girls there. sara: donald trump begins victory tour today. battle ground states where he will be thanking supporters and battle for cabinet positions the job that could put sarah palin against scott brown. >> julie: >> shiri: average snowfall but so far none this month. i want to go really big with my appetizers. we can do it without blowing our budget. oh yeah, this is great! everything for the holidays.
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around the president-elect's cabinet as he gears up for victory tour around the country. boston's only news at 8:00. fox25 morning news. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. >> gene: i'm gene lavanchy. sun shining outside, about time because we have pretty heavy rain moving through early in the morning and shiri spear and stormtracker weather center. >> shiri: getsing into the clearing hair and a lot more sunshine out there, 49? and turning north shore boston, 43 in worcester, 43 in nashua, new hampshire and new bedford was at 60?.
hyannis 58 so finding temperatures dropping now that our front has come through and expect temperatures rebound close to 60 and last of the fog sitting over the cape and clouds, a lot of moisture from the passing showers, but conditions obviously getting brighter and brighter as we go and this is the hour-by-hour forecast in waltham and stick with sunshine and scattered clouds and temperatures 10:00 a.m. at 52? and mid to upper 50s there and the suburbs of boston, quick temperature dropoff though once we hit and sun goes down and stronger winds today when back about 10. julie grauert up now with live drive time traffic this morning and closure. >> julie: we are still waiting for kneeland street westbound to reopen after yesterday's water main break. volume pretty typical route 1 through saugus and approaching the tobin. 93 south stop and go from the
8:00 a.m. weekday morning and still on camera rain with rain drops. can expect slippery spots on the roads and drive times, 33 minutes on pike eastbound from 495 to the weston tolls. then another 20 minutes from the tolls to the ted tunnel and half hour on the expressway, approaching the exit for the pike. back >> sara: violence unfolded on quiet dead end street. >> michael: 18-year-old arraigned on multiple charges in just a little bit. the district attorney says 18-year-old frantz polynice killed his 44-year-old mother
neighbor tells fox25 the teen's grandmother who does not speak english came out on the street screaming for help. grandmother then pulled the neighbor toward the house and that's when she saw polynice for herself. >> came lunging through the kitchen at the door where we were standing and i just pulled the grandmother out of there and you're not >> d.a. says officers recovered the knife and arrested poll niece on scene. charges of homicide and assault and battery with dangerous weapon and arraignment to happen at district court house today and fox25 will be inside when it
in the morning and in the area of sumner street. police have not said if they found anybody and looking to learn more what started the incident. >> gene: car parked close to the tracks caused problems. it was around needham heights this morning and a little more than hour they were detoured to center station to catch a train into the city and no 1 was hurt in the cra. open. >> gene: more than 24 hours boston chinatown cleaning up. >> sara: water main break flooded streets and businesses and live look at kneeland street where crews right there are still making repairs. jessica reyes has been following the story since it broke yesterday morning. jess, the water is gone now but other problems for the crews this morning. >> number of problems this morning, westbound, side of the street still closed but
they have it split up into 2 lanes, traffic still getting -- moving in both directions right now, but not quite an ideal situation here just yet. more than 24 hours after that massive water main break, but it is much better than what we were seeing yesterday. >> jessica: 1 day things looking better in downtown boston. >> 20 inch water main that broke. >> jessica: broke at 5:15 leaving 2 feet of water on the >> initially shut down handful of businesses and then water seeped into manholes on kneeland street and set off number of electrical fires. >> fire gassing off a lot of co. >> jessica: prompted evacuation and 125 people in all, most from the boston hostile. >> second floor. >> jessica: boston pizza kitchen smoldering more much of the morning and able to open for a short time.
rush. >> jessica: water main break, pipe was 125 years old originally installed in 1891. >> decades, maybe some century. >> jessica: now open to traffic and kneeland street westbound, doesn't appear it is going to be open, at least for the morning commute and all morning long and keep you posted. live in boston, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: aaron hernandez double-murder trial accused of killing 2 men in drive by in 2012 and new defense team isn't leaving anything to chance and
credentials of everyone who has handled it. >> looks like general fishing expedition going on here and within the general fishing expedition a lot of areas open for defense to be open to. >> experts say jurors in new trial likely won't be allowed to know that hernandez was already convicted in murder of odin lloyd. sara: florida pay $24,000 in new hampshire fair ground. walker reached a settlement with osha. vermont man and 6-year-old daughter were killed. investigators say the company ignored weather warnings and did not properly build a circus tent which collapsed during the storm last summer in lancaster. >> gene: today president-elect donald trump will hit the road to thank supporters and so-called victory tour starts in
wants to go out and thanks everyone that supported him. transition team says he is trying to bring the country together but will only be stopping in the states that voted for him. before his rally in cincinnati trump will be at carrier facility in indiana and trump helped secure a deal to keep 1,000 jobs slated to move to mexico in indiana. right now carrier's parent company receives $5.6 billion in federal money and had campaign to try to work out deal to keep jobs like these in move out of the controversy. meanwhile new speculation about who will fill possible cabinet positions. former alaska governor sarah palin has emerged as candidate for the secretary of veterans affairs. it puts her up against scott brown. she met with trump about the position and felt like he was the best man for the job. >> sara: democrats aren't so
treasury. steve mnunchin worked at goldman sachs before starting his own hedge fund. elizabeth warren says he want be trusted because of what he was doing while some were losing homes. >> handing keys to treasury over to wall street banker that helped cause the crash. >> sara: send shivers down the spine every american that got hit hard by the financial crisis. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. 93 south is part of your morning routine hour and 10 minutes 495 andover to the zakim. shiri? >> shiri: 52 to 60? and already had couple 60s on the map so far this morning. i will show you how recovery is in your town or city and just
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>> gene: stephen lynch spoke with us from washington d.c. and we started by asking him how disappointed he was in the outcome. >> disappointed i think of focus. we had a disaster during the recent election. we got the lowest number of democrats in congress since 1929 during the herbert hoover margin but i think -- administration and i think we need to change. we are shrinking and much of the loss has been in the central
him leader we might be able to make some end-roads in red states. >> you were quoted as saying your fellow democratic talked about free range chickens than working families. what makes you think it is going to change since there's been no change in leadership? >> nancy pelosi 1 handily and promised to redouble efforts and make sure that they understood that we as democrats are in the corn and her pledge to change and have to wait to see if it comes. >> being move to new office that used to be a broom closet, anything like that.
fastly outnumbered so mrs. pelosi will need vote. i don't work for her. i work for 727,514 massachusetts residents in the eighth district. they are my bosses and any time interest of democratic party i side with my constituents. they didn't tell me to do what nancy pelosi said. they told me to do the right thing. i think it is fine. may be repercussions but well earned and well deserved and we will move on. >> gene: in term of president-elect trump, anything that is we can get behind?
$7 trillion overseas held by u.s. corporations so if we worked out deal where we allowed them to repatriate money back here to the united states with a tax on that money as it comes in, we could probably generate over a trillion dollars that we could use for infrastructure improvement. he has talked about -- president-elect has talked about big infrastructure bill to put people to work. building trade are very excited about that. it would give a boost to the economy. so i think those 2 things, the tax reform piece coupled with spending it on badly needed infrastructure investment in local communities, that's probably winner, and those are big deals. so i think there's the baseline for some cooperation there. it depends how -- congress can
done remains to be hammered out. >> we posted the entire interview with congressman lynch in the website and fox25boston.com. right now 8:16 and look at thursday morning commute to see where things are standing right now, julie grauert. >> julie: usually thursday slowest day of the week and making it without an issue and 128 near route 1 and near 109. expressway typically slow to braintree spli freeport street. shifting slightly north we have the westbound portion of kneeland street closed between harrison ave and stewart street in chinatown because of the water main break yesterday. we also have an accident crash eastbound on storrow drive, right before cambridge street and storrow has tendency to get very backed up. live look at zakim and thing moving over zakim and leverett connector just fine. live drive times, 35 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin and an hour on 93 south, 49 minutes on the pike eastbound as
what a turn around. you're right. those blue skies out there, much different than the bus stop forecast you showed us than 5, 6:00 a.m. hours. >> shiri: gloom and doom and boston ended up with third inch of rain and inch in portsmouth, new hampshire, half inch in central mass and quarter inch in southeastern mass and we need it, under a drought. in fact, the new drought monitor comes out at 8:30 this morning. i don't think we will see much improvements because most rain kind of felt after they stopped collecting data on tuesday, but, of course, bring that to you when we have it. 47 now in portsmouth, new hampshire, and i quickly want to go up here just because we got a few lingering clouds, you're going to see that increasing sunshine, temperatures work their way back into the middle 50s here this afternoon as brightens up, but it does stay breezy. somewhere like plymouth though has the chance to warm up quite a bit more. in fact, 53? now drop many where your temperatures were last hour
were closer to 60 waking up to the rain and temperatures taken a slight hit and recovering into the upper 50s this afternoon. you got increasing sunshine there as well. we got a little last remaining rain over nantucket and not going to last as long. in fact, just the next hour we will find things dry, bright, mix of sun and scattered clouds here this afternoon with 56 in plymouth as well as beverly, we got 54 in bedford, only 49? in worcester and upper 40s into keene, highest alevations are going to be the coolest today, otherwise going with upper 50s down across the cape and breezy and clear and breezy into the friday forecast with highs close to 50.
44 in boston and we got 42 in concord, new hampshire, but only 39 in worcester and then we drop even more here into the sunday. so sunday ends up being a cooler day, pats game at gillette at 1:00 in the afternoon on sunday. i will keep things cool and dry, mostly sunny, temperatures 40, that's a little optimistic. i was looking at numbers just a moment ago and i think we could get up to 40, chance you will get stuck in upper 30s, which isn't too bad for december standards. the fact that winds not going to be that the blustery means we will not look at chills for the sunday pats game. 7-day forecast though with weekend always in view, 59? today, 49 tomorrow. you can see things are cooling down. only keeping in slight chance for an inland flurry or sprinkle on your friday. most of the day completely dry. most of you will stay dry. coat dropoff day on saturday, natick 10 to 2 and trying to collect 300 coats for donation, on sunday a little bit brighter, cooler, next light rain and snow
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>> gene: police say suspect that shot and killed police officer yesterday is dead. they have been on standoff with suspect that has barricaded inside a house in tacoma for several hours. within the last hour police shot and killed 38-year-old man and in the house with him and officer who was killed was responding to domestic call late yesterday afternoon and he was shot and taken to the hospital but doctors were unable to save him disagree bradley.
holding a gun and fired at him out of concern for public safety and scott did have a gun on him and claimed that his family denied immediately after the shooting and investigators also say the gun was cocked and safety was off at the time of the shooting. >> sara: lack of fuel for monday's deadly plane crash and according to newly released audio >> gene: new government report says it will cost taxpayers $108 billion to help people with student loans under a federal loan forgiveness plan. fox25 jacqueline fell live in washington and much higher number than previous estimates. >> good morning. the report is prom government auditors very critical of the
underestimating the loan repayment programs and help students struggling to pay back federal student loans and report from the government accountability office analyzed the cost of federal programs that tie repayment to borrowers income. the cost is more than double what the education department estimated it would cost. and income driven repayment plans and stop rise in loans. enrollment in the repayment plans has more than tripled in the past 3 years. more than 5 million borrows are enrolled in repayment program that factors in salary. live in washington, jacqueline fell, fox25 news.
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this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: sun is out. what a difference a few hours makes and overcast and raining pretty heavily and not only that, shiri says going to see temps today, perhaps as high as 60 trees here on first day of december. >> sara: unbelievable. i was driving into work sort of depressed because of a lot rain coming down and never expected this. >> coming down in buckets, crazy stuff and good news is, i know julie will be with me here and see in and out, good-bye rain, temperatures here at 59 in hyannis and kind of neat new bedford already hit 60? today and certain extent, boston 49? right now and 46 in millis and hit 60? and make way through the 50s today, cooler towns and cities will be here central mass into southern new hampshire and
new hampshire, cloud cover eroding, sun shine in place right now, going to get a little mix here of sun and scattered clouds as we travel through the day. we will be in the mid-50s by nontime in boston and breezy and bright, upper 50s at 3:00 p.m. for kids coming home from school and 7:00 this evening, 47?, mostly clear skies and hang on to the sunshine as we head into the weekend but i have a lot of wind to talk about, latest on that coming up in 10 minutes. julie grauert back now with live drive how is it going out there? >> julie: slow furnace brook parkway to freeport street. north kneeland street westbound as work to repair the water main break we have been telling but all morning and harrison ave and stewart street. 128 southbound and pretty typical for this time of the weekday morning.
jampacked. 32 minutes route 1 south and hour on 91 approaching the exit for the pike. back to you. >> gene: 18-year-old answered to murder charges accused of brutely killing his mother. >> grandmother also home at the time and ran home to help. michael henrich live at brockton district court this morning where the man will be arraigned, michael. >> michael: arraignment is scheduled as soon as the next hour, in fact, here at brockton district court. this a d stabbing that the district attorney called tragic. mother killed, son arrested for the crime. >> i said no, you're not going in. >> lives near the merit avenue home that became a crime scene wednesday in brockton ended up right in the middle of a terrifying situation. >> i knew it was something bad. only because she was wailing and screaming.
18-year-old frantz polynice. polynice stabbed his mom killing her. the grandmother who does not speak english turned to her for help. >> grabbed my hand and started pulling toward the house. >> michael: that's when she saw poll niece herself. >> lung you go through the kitchen at the door and pulled grandmother out of there and said no, you're >> we need to find out what happened. >> michael: homicide with assault and battery of dangerous weapon and in the courtroom when arraigned later on this morning.
>> gene: natural gas pipeline that runs through west roxbury officially goes online. neighbors say it is a major safety concern, katherine. >> still feel that way even as scheduled to be activated today andy people that have been opposed still gathered there and median there holding signs, they say their fight is not over yet. neighbors officially vowing they are going to continue to fight pipeline project is 5-mile pop line and part of 1 million-dollar project to increase the natural gas supply in new england for residents fear it is unsafe and say the pipeline runs near open quarry that uses dynamite and mare marty walsh, another boston city official, sent letters to federal energy regulators as well as the houston company that owns the pipeline saying they failed to share important safety
lawsuit challenging the regulatory commission of the project. right now people who oppose the pipeline, holding signs on street and say mission is not over. >> gas flows in the facility and pipeline danger begins and fight even harder because lives depending on it. >> area you see right behind where residents where they are houses shake when blasting happens at the quarry they worry what the impact will have on the pipeline itself and saying all the facilities do meet or exceed federal safety standards and regulations. for now live here in west roxbury, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: local mother says daughter was part of mix-up and
instead of motrin. you would never know she was crying inside the nurse's office. >> nightmare began when daughter madison asked the nurse for motrin after an accident in the lunchroom. >> i saw right there near window. >> proceeded to give me the medicine. >> medicine not motrin but instead a dose of ritalin, stimulant used to treat attention-deficit disorder intended for another female student. russell says the nurse called her in a panic. >> pretty upset. i was crying and couldn't get here fast enough. >> russell said she had to tell the nurse to call poison control
>> serious. a lot worse could have happened so i feel like people should be aware of it. >> in statement the superintendent told fox25 i met with all parties today to discuss the protocols and procedures and reviewed them so that the mistake never happens again and health and safety of every student is what we must guarantee to the very best of our ability each and everyday. russell said she never met with the superintendent and why the nurse didn daughter's identity before dispensing the medication. >> which is what i want to happen. want to make sure this doesn't happen to another child. it is my biggest concern here. >> kelly russell says she doesn't want the nurse to face any discipline and wants parents to be aware of the problem. >> gene: increased security at apartment complex where mother was killed in front of special needs son. police have responded to the westminster apartment complex
alone. councilors say crime become major issue and want the buildings managers to hire security guards. >> 431 units of house here and reckless behavior for quite sometime. >> management group has not commented and working with them to come up with plan to make sure they keep the building >> sara: abandoned home that burnt down in roxbury last month killing 1 person and globe reporting city had received complaints about the property on george street for months before it burned down. city and inspectors boarded up several times and even found quiters in it days before the fatal fire. at the time the city boarded up it again and condemned it and 1 person killed in the fire and another badly burned. >> gene: carver town employee
senior center. david lavoie was tipped off when ordered prime rib for the center but instead served buffalo wings and shows lavoie using key after hours and caught his girlfriend and her daughter leaving with trays of food. >> i can't believe that because he is not that kind of person. >> people that need the food more of bland nature, not usually buffalo chicken wings and something norma eldly population disagree lavoie was put on administrative leave and later resigned his girlfriend and her daughter also charged. gene: dighton board of selectmen voted yesterday to suspend anton roderick without pay while criminal charges are pending. police say he used clothing
whiteout to change receipts so they read as if it was men's clothing. police say roderick claims woman's clothes fit him better after he lost weight. >> sara: hooters will be able to have a liquor license. control commission made the decision against the wishes of dedham selectmen. the town had denied hooters previous request and old liquor license and they cited public opposition for the denial. we are getting a new look at what's in store at watertown shopping center. developers released rendering what the new arsenal yard small will look like. they say when renovations are complete, the mall will be home to grocery store, 500 apartments and movie theater. construction expected to again next year and be completed in
>> didn't bend inig, he took everything away gone. pole, everything is gone. >>en rico say he left plenty of claw marks on back deck and same back deck that's right off the kitchen window where laura makes coffee around the same time the bear usually comes. >> very brazen. i mean he is on the deck right outside the window and doesn't seem to bother him. >> uninvited best may have to find a new breakfast spot since the bird seed. >> sent me the architect this morning i said okay, we will stop feeding them and snow flies and go into hibernation and won't have to deal with them. >> sara: if you see a bear do not run. try to make yourself as large as possible and make a lot of noise and, of course, if you do have
driveway before dawn like this family, it is a good idea to turn on the lights. >> gene: league agreed to new collective bargaining agreement and thus avoiding potential lockout. 2 interesting take aways from the agreement smokeless tobacco will be banned for big league players. pennant winner will have the best record will have homefield. >> sara: rematch of super bowl 464 days away. patriots and rams and foxborough this sunday and during half time the pats will honor the 2001 super bowl champs. fox25 has you covered and we will be looking back at this incredible season with special dawn of the dynasty and talking
talking to more. game kicks off at 1:00 right here on fox25. >> julie: that's what they call gene's reign. dawn of the dynasty. moving along fine from 228 in rockland as you head past 18 and make way to the brighton area. 24 is really opened back up. things still slow on 95 north as you approach the canton area and 128. expressway stop and go conditions. we also still have westbound because of the earlier water main break and harrison avenue and stewart street and reporting all morning. as you could see things have really changed, sun brightened things up on the expressway but just gives us better look at slow conditions. here are live drive times. 23 minutes on route 3 from 228 to the split. 16 minutes on 24. half hour on the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and, shiri, we are already seeing change into
that you have been forecasting. >> shiri: what difference couple hours makes. now, if we go all the way back to monday, monthly rainfall was 1.4 inches and then you add on to it tuesday, wednesday, basically doubled our monthly rain and on top of that, juicy start to december here with third of inch of rain early this morning in the boston area. of course, rain is done for now and drought monitor issued updates here remains unchanged. the reason why i know we have had a lot of rain the last couple of days, the data collection so they can kind of process all of these numbers and look at totals and what differences we see this week, the data collection ends on tuesday. so all the rain that we got this week is really going to end up being reflected in next week's drought monitor and hopefully we see slight improvements. now the system moving out to sea, leaving us with dry and breezy conditions.
mostly sunny there, visibility is great now that the clouds and fog are out of the picture. winds will be increasing. we got mostly sunny skies here in the afternoon, don't be shocked to see scattered clouds mixing in at times and temperatures working their way into the middle 50s in boston area, by 6:00 tonight we will be back in the 40s, so it is going to be a chilly drive home from work and winds gusting 20 to 30 miles per hour today. so there's the wind blown element that comes into play. luckily those winds not strong enou little bit of headache if running errands, holiday shopping and upper 50s there, 55 in boston and framingham and
49? and all the days coming up, today ends up being the warmest. so this the boston area with a lot of mid-upper 50s, tomorrow it is going to be more like mid-upper 40s and cooldown goes straight into the weekend, my friends. luckily did does stay nice and dry and going to be watching winds through the friday, through the saturday. sunday a little brighter with high 42, light mix possible on monday but next big weather maker will hold off until wednesday. ck hour, we are roasting chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz, but it is all in good fun. coming up next after the break, we will take a look back at long career in broadcasting as he accepts a major award. >> julie: won't want to miss
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>> sara: kevin lemanowicz received a pretty big award. >> gene: silver circle 25 years as meteorologist in boston. here is clip of video they played last night at ceremony in kevin's honor. >> now for complete look at new england's weather fox forecast. >> look may be the wrong word and location especially on the cape and island. >> kevin is an original. he was here when he wa >> was he 12 when he started? >> lemanowicz was here when hair had color. >> hasn't changed a bit. >> physically the same. >> a little more gray hair. >> silver hair award -- silver circle award -- my bad. maybe it makes his hair look
anywhere without people saying hey, kevin, how you doing? >> there's a fan band? >> heavy metal group screaming at top of the lungs about kevin lemanowicz. >> what are they called? >> lamaniac. >> you make a l with 2 crossed >> looks a lot like lavanchy sign. people were confused. [laughing] >> gene: they were. >> sara: kevin deserves that so much.
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