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sed on your happiness... that's real estate, redefined. breaking news right now at noon a driver heading to court can after police say she hit two people and dragged one of them for miles. down 93. >> a firefighter in hot water. the facebook post that has one weymouth man under investigation. >> and welcome to may. it's noontime and we have communities. days. we will let you know when colder air makes comeback. >> it's time to caucus. big day is here as the presidential candidates push for the last-minute votes. >> live from the channel 4 studios in boston wbz news at noon starts right now.
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now at noon a horrific accident two pedestrians hit in chinatown one trapped under an suv and dragged for miles. >> police say the driver went down 93 to dorchester where she the driver is under arrest and set to face charges. nicole jacobs is live at the good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. the investigation led police to two different scenes separated by only a couple miles the same person police say responsible for both. in the early morning hours a call to police for a pedestrian hit in chinatown after 1:30. authorities investigating the scene with one man hurt nonlife- threatening they say. but a call only minutes later from dorchester another pedestrian hit and possiblydragged.
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dragging someone and pulled over to the other side and i am like we have to call the cops. >> reporter: elizabeth amos called 911 and sought suv and driver oblivious to the circumstances. >> i called and didn't know what was going if it was a animal under the car and the cops came over but she was driving for miles. >> reporter: shreded and torn clothing scattered about the corner of massachusetts avenue and columbia road where it took minutes to release the 48-year- old woman from the undercarriage. >> especially like help me this voice and it's sad. her choaghts came off. >> reporter: cameras captured video of the rolling investigation off interstate 93 to the columbia road exit 15. dragged. boston police confirming 44- year-old woman is charged with
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and now responsible for hitting two pedestrians overnight. she has not yet gone before the judge. we are told she has not arrived at the police-- at the courthouse yet but i can tell you as for the female victim she was transported to the hospital still alive and at the case. we will follow this story and bring you the latest as it develops. wbz news. >> thank you very much. the day has come tonight in underway. >> the last-minute push is onto try to get the first votes in for campaign 2016. marlie hall is live in des marlie. >> reporter: chris and kathryn hours in iowa. and candidates are turning up the intensity on the campaign trail. >> one last thing. >> reporter: it was an early
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even the normally confident republican front-runner donald trump is anxious. >> you have to be a little bit nervous and i like to win and i want to win for the country not for myself and this is actually my first election night. >> reporter: marco rubio stomped at a cracker barrel with his kids this morning. he is pulling in third place. >> we will be stomping hard for you tonight. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: ted cruz iscounting on a arm every supporters to pull off a upset. >> the strength of the campaign is over 12,000 volunteers here in the state of iowa. >> reporter: republican party officials say they expect a record turnout tonight and that may be well for trump. >> if it is big on republican side that means first time voters that like trump turned out to caucus. >> reporter: democrat bernie sanders is also counting on first time voters. >> we need tens of millions of people to stand up and say enough.
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>> i am a little bit scarred up but i am still standing and i think that kind of experience campaign. >> reporter: and the threat of a winter storm could impact voter turnout tonight. iowa. and before the results come in from iowa some candidates will be racing up to new hampshire. the first of the nation primary tomorrow. one poll shows donald trump the clear front runer with 38% of the vote. the tight race for second between ted cruz jeb bush and marco rubio. to the democrats that same poll shows sanders is holding onto his lead with 57% of the vote. to hillary clinton's 37%. on wednesday all three democratic candidates will take part in the town hall meeting in derry new hampshire. on thursday they will face-off in another debate added at u and h in durham.
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news for complete campaign coverage from iowa and new hampshire to the white house. we have you covered. >> you may be checking the calendar going february what in february 1st it doesn't feel like it at all. here's a live look at the city of boston. sun is out and pf you have not had chance to get outside just do it because you don't need the heavy jacket today. >> yep. people are enjoying 50s and 60s in some areas. we stepped outside and here at the wbz studios and it's beautiful out. >> it's bizarre and it feels good. it does. if you like the warmth so our highs so far is 63 degrees. and the last 60 dough grow day in boston was christmas remember that warmth and low 60s are average for the beginning of may. chasing the record we may not get there but i mean it's only noontime and he think we will come up by a few more degrees. record to beat is 66 degrees in boston.
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and -- nashua and 64 is the record and 61 in taunton. a there's a lot of sunshine but the clouds have been bidding in and that's going to continue eastward. so you will notice inside 495 and 128 over the next hour and a half is the sunshine is going to fade away a bit behind the building clouds. otherwise, we are still in the 50s and right on through the late afternoon and through the evening commute. gradually we cool into the 40s as the front crosses the region and did you see that an isolated shower from the south shore down to the cape this evening. 8, 9:00 by 11 clearing the comes in tonight. we drop into the 20s in the suburbs and about 34 downtown. it won't be nearly as warm above average stretch. through the rest of the week and the month coming up in a few kathryn. >> this is always a good time to remind you to check your forecast any time with the cbs boston weather app it's free in the google and apple app stores. now at noon a 3-year-old from roxbury is at boston medical center.
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hurt. police responded to the home on alpine street around 9:40 and stayed on the scene throughout the night. today a weymouth firefighter in hot water after a weekend social media post atabbing the use of the drug narcan. now he is at the center of a city investigation. susie steimle is live whereveryone is talking about this sues -- where susie. >> reporter: they are. facebook post has been taken down but the damage may have been done. criticizing narcan in weymouth didn't go over well now the fireman is taking a lot of heat. to understand the opioid addiction issue in weymouth pop by the coffee shop. they will tell you addiction affects the whole city. >> everywhere, everywhere. >> reporter: so in a local fireman posted negative comments about addicts and narcan on his personal facebook he started a fire storm. he said "narcan is the worst
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let the explicative bags die i get no extra money for giving narcan and these losers are out of the hospital and using again in hours. you use you should lose. >> you do lose. you lose your family. you lose their trust. >> reporter: mike ware has been batteling addiction his adult life and seen narcan save his brother, and his cousin. >> to say that on facebook is guy you are. >> i think it's absolute bull. >> reporter: jennifer's boyfriend is a former addict but without narcan he wouldn't be alive. >> they didn't choose to be addicts it happened that way. no one understands it's disease you have to battle. >> reporter: addiction does affect everyone differently. point. --epidemic is crazy and he is right in a way too. >> reporter: most wish he chosen his words more
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>> we are human, and we are not perfect. >> i believe in freedom of speech but to call people names is uncall-- uncalled for. >> reporter: the fire chiefreleased a statement simply saying that he has seen the post and that it doesn't line up with the town or department's philosophies or values. we do expect to hear from him a little later at this -- this afternoon. susie steimle. >> thanks very much we appreciate it. today aaron hernandez is in a jailhouse letter. tmz says they obtained a letter from the former new england patriots sent to a few female pen pal in the letter hernandez attacks patriots owner robert kraft calling him nonloyal hernandez says he has the tv in a cell and continues to route for the team and claims he was closest with tom brady and says he loves him to death. two teens accused of murdering a man in everett are
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19-year-old omar reyes was shot and left to die under the bridge on january 3rd. on saturday police arrested two 17-year-olds for the murderer. a massachusetts teen bust for speeding. police say andrew tham was yesterday morning. a 93 -- on 93 in ashland now ham sure. he was pulled over and arrested for reckless operation. police in townsend are warning people to watch out for flying car parts. according to authorities someone is throwing spark plugs and bolts at cars. at least 10 incidents have been reported. now police are asking anyone forward. no one has been hurt so far. today mbta riders have a chance to sound off on mans for a fare hike. there's public meet-- a public meeting in worcester. they want to raise rates
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$264 million-- cover a $242 million deficit. a restaurant. what caused the blast that burned a local chef. the zika virus. why global health officials are holding a emergency meeting. >> and super style at the super bowl. lot of attention.
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developing right now los angeles first fighters investigating this big fire. authorities say the flames were fueled by propane cylinders and wooden pallet. so far they have not figured out how it started. local chef seriously burned today. it happened inside the uno pizzeria. an aerosol can of nonstick and exploded. and third-degree burns. reading, writing and computer coding. president obama wants all american kids to learn how to code in school. he is calling for 4 bill one dollars to beef -- billion
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programs in middle elementary and high schools. some experts say the biggest challenge is training new teachers. good news for drivers this week. gas prices are down. gas reports prices in boston fail little more than 3 cents last week to an average of 1.86 to gallon of regular. that's slightly higher than the national average of 1.80. all right. we have to talk about the weather. we wept outside for a little bit and it was so nice. >> wasn't it. >> it felt weird. >> your assignment after work to get outside and just soak it up and enjoy it. it's february 1st it's not going to last long. >> exactly. tomorrow we will find out from miss g. >> we will be live so forget about torchings tawny phil we have our own groundhog. >> and she has pretty good track record. >> she does. she got the brains. she is a smart little lady and is coming out of hibernation and is going to be telling us the pros fostcation for swint
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-- prognostication for 6 more weeks. 63 in boston right now. 61 taunton. 63 in lawrence and 62 in remarkable warmth. cool with the southwest wind. 48 in chatham and near 60 in nashua and 55 back up to concord new hampshire. it's 60 in ports smith and -- port smith and 59 in fitchburg a couple more degrees in the next couple hours 63 in marshfield and 50s for most of us on the cape and islands. and while we have had a lot of sunshine in eastern massachusetts, clouds have been building in and we will see some of them increase even in eastern massachusetts including boston. we looked at this morning some of the showers to the west have fizzled out here. there's not a ton of moisture or push with this front. as it comes through. the greatest risk of an isolated shower is along the south coast and even at that, anything that comes through
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and in fact after midnight the skies clear out and we will be colder overnight than this morning. 20s and 30s for most of us. but a bright beautiful start tomorrow. high pressure fair weather building in. another great day. the wind comes in off the ocean and late in the the day and it will be a cooler feel overall near 50. so still above average just not like what we have today. and wednesday, the morning look drive looks like we slowed off the timing a bit. some steadier rainfall will afternoon. i think the steadiest rain comes in wednesday early afternoon through your evening commute and the front crosses thursday morning. so during the predawn there may be lingering showers and then that. that's when cooler air is going to work into the region. so in terms of projected rainfall on wednesday generally early estimate half an inch to 3/4 of an inch of of of rain.
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looks like the wettest time this week. today you want wet weather greer. 33 in boston tonight. 20sin a lot of the suburbs so it will be cool compared to the mild temperatures we have this morning and look at this, tomorrow, 45 degrees. keep in mind should be in the mid-30s so we are running about 10, 15 above average coming to 49 in norwood tomorrow and 48 in taunton. 46 in lawrence. and there are signs we stay in the mild pattern for few more days and -- for a few more days and then get a shot of colder air. jet stream digs down into next week and it will be the heart of the cold air over the midwest. new england will be on the edge of that cold and that means with the jet stream coming up the east coast, it could be a stormy set up heading into the end of next week potentially into the end of february with the cold shots of air that will come down. but not necessarily last that long. accu-weather 7-day forecast back into the 50s on wednesday. the rain comes in and turn gradually cooler upper 30s to end the week.
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sunday. you very much. on the "healthwatch" this noon the world's health organization holding an emergency meeting on the zika virus to decide whether to declare a global health emergency. there are reports it is spreading explosively in parts of the world. zika is linked to berth defects babies. and no cure. it has not been found in mosquitoes in the united states. coming up, call it instant love. >> a special love connection. two people get married within minutes of meeting face-to- face.
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the teams are in town and count down to super bowl 50 is on. >> exciting right. caroline panthers quarterback cam newton making news. check out gold versace pants he has on. they are hosting a series of events ahead of the game for fans including the nfl experience with interactiveexhibits and games. security is tight because organize aers are exing a huge -- because organizers are expecting a huge turnout. >> we expect tens of thousands probably a million or more to the region over the course of super bowl week.
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bay bridge for the game and shooting off fireworks to welcome fans. today we will hear more from the players for the big media dayevent tonight. wbz is proud to be the home for super bowl 50. catch the action on the field and, of course, all the great super bowl ads here sunday february 7th at 6:30. so start firing up the crock pot. >> can we get you the pants. because that's a lot of look. >> yeah. >> you don't want to -- if you want to buy them. file this under a modern day romance. >> a couple gets married just minutes after meeting each person. harris met him randomly on instagram and they clicked and video. >> you don't drag your feet with real love you leep like there's no tomorrow and that's what we are doing. >> don't listen to your thoughts and head will follow your heart and soul. >> there you go. decided to buy a one way
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california and the two got married at the airport. didn't waste any time. good luck to them. >> yep. stright ahead, the strength of the ocean. >> creating a unreal ride for a
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the
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coming up today at 5 like a spin class for runners. we will go inside my strides boston newest exercise studio. you can meet the local woman behind the unique vision that's on the wbz news at 5:00. talk about a wild ride. >> this is unbelievable. unreal video out of hawaii showing a 40 foot wave in maui. surfer grabs a ride and loses it and it comes tumbling down. this is professional surfer tom doslin who is okay after the fall. but it looks fake. right. >> it's not. >> wall of water. unreal. wow. >> okay. >> that's scary. >> we are like wow. >> feel like the little waves i would be nervous about. >> 40 foot incredible. so we are warm today obviously talking about record warmth. possible 40s tomorrow and rain on wednesday cooler during the week. >> get out for the early spring. >> see you. >> thanks very much.
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