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two elderly pedestrians struck on a street tonight. one has life-threatening injuries. >> masked men terrorize a woman in her own home. >> gund down on the streets of boston. >> we're gonna warm up tomorrow, also track some rain showers. >> and a major fire destroyed thousands of giffords meant for military families. a truck has hit a couple while they were crossing the street in newburn. and their injuries are life-threatening. >> the couple was trying to
>> reporter: authorities are still on the scene processing it. police us this couple was crossing the street here attempting to catch a bus in front of city hall when they were hit by a 6-ton truck. >> this appears to be a tragic accident. >> reporter: the driver remained on-scene following the accident. at times visibly upset. po 71-year-old man visiting from boston right in front of city hall at 7:00. >> they were attempting to get across from city hall. so they were crossing in the crosswalk at this time. >> reporter: the victims were rushed to legacy hospital with life-threatening injuries where they remain this evening.
heavily travelled. the area was well lit. >> reporter: right now the driver of that truck is cooperating. he is not expected at this point to face any charges. a woman found dead outside lawrence tonight. her death is suspicious. the victim is hispanic, between the ages of 50 and 60 and she died between 5:00 am and 7:00 am. crews on the scene of a train derailment in westford. several cars are off the tracks there. it's all happening near
police have recovered the car stolen in a violent home invasion in sterling. and tonight there is an all-out search for three masked men who tied up a woman and ransacked her home. ken mccloud is live in sterling tonight. >> reporter: i'm at cul-de-sac of million dollar homes, named after the daughter of the he lives right there. and it was his house targeted by home invaders this morning. >> reporter: night fall brought some peace to this big house after a day that stunned the neighborhood. >> very unnerving. >> reporter: police say it was about 9:30 this morning when a frio of intruders slip -- trio of intruders slipped into the home, apparently through an unlocked door. >> three males, masked up, gloved up, all wearing black
bedroom, bound her in duct taptd, and insisted they -- duct tape, and insist they'd wouldn't hurt her if she played ball. >> demanding money and the location of the safe. there was no safe. >> reporter: they grabbed about $1,000 in cash and hopped in her car. the victim's cadillac stolen out of the garage. it was found late this afternoon in sterling about 6 miles from the house. the victim wriggled free in minutes and summoned police. >> she was remarkably calm. >> reporter: the woman is married to a wealthy real estate developer, and police expect the house was targeted. sings sterling has only one detective,
but for the town that sterling is, you don't get home invasions. >> reporter: the victim is physically fine, she says the intruders were inside her home for 20 minutes or so. one wore a skeleton mask. the other had black ski masks on and she believes she detected a slight hispanic accent. a woman killed in rush hour it was a chain reaction crash on route 111. get ready for a midweek warmup. we could see 60s by tomorrow. eric fisher is live in the weather center right now. >> a couple of bonus days in the month of november, and tomorrow is going to be one of those days. former temps starting to creep in toward new
last night, back into the -- cold as last night. warmer air on our doorstep, 69 degrees in cleveland, the world series continues. 66 in buffalo. cloudiness starting in move in from the left. starting the day in the 40s, up into the 60s tomorrow afternoon with brightening skies. and this cooler sayre going to return. we'll track some rain coming up in a few minutes. in wheelchairs were cited for causing a commotion outside state offices in downtown boston. many are with the group, adapt. they live with disabilities and want to see the state increase funding for home care as opposed to institutions. an innocent woman caught in the cross-fire, killed on her way to work. her husband says he's trying to find a safer
police are still searching for the shooter. >> reporter: that's right . and this incident happened in broad daylight on washington street in dorchester. andre lost his wife and the promise of a new life for his family. >> i noticed that everybody was crying. so i went outside and asked what's going on. >> reporter: through a translator, andre recalled those >> one bullet in her chest and she passed away. >> reporter: it was saturday afternoon, 36-year-old benin was walking to work when gunfire rang out. she was struck. so was a 15-year-old boy. >> she loved god. >> reporter: and like, that a chance at my a new life tragically halted. andre says benin and their two children had
in july. >> she came to work hard, move here so we could raise the children. >> reporter: now he needs to pay for his wife's funeral costs and keep the family afloat. andre says all he can ask for is strength. the same strength that brought his wife to the united states. >> she was younger than me, she's stronger than me. she's the one t raise the kids. now shashe's gone, how am i gonna raise the kids? >> reporter: i also spoke with the father of the 15-year-old shot on saturday. his son was also an innocent bystander shot
green apple smirnoff mixed with candy. today they went door to door urging parents to check their kids' bags. the driver accused of hitting a little boy in local has lost her license. she hit the boy after the 4-year-old debit carded into the street. she checked on the child and took off. police arrested her not far away. the enjoy expected to recover. police have cited a driver involved in boston fire truck. driver didn't stop for the emergency vehicle, sending it crashing into several other cars. five people were injured. one week from the presidential election. the latest washington post abc news national poll has droofrm ahead
onald trump ahead by 1 point. >> reporter: the former ms. universe who donald trump criticized for gaining weight introduced hillary clinton at one of her three florida rallies. >> i could not be prouder to cast a presidential vote for hillary clinton. >> reporter: clinton unleashing an attack on trump's treatment of women. >> can we just stop for a minute and reflect on the absurroundity of donald trump finding fault w who acts like this? a bully. >> reporter: the nominee virtually ignored her e-mail controversy. trump seizing on the f.b.i.'s investigation at his rally in wisconsin. >> she is likely to be under investigation for many years. probably concluding in a very largescale criminal trial >> reporter: president obama defended clinton today in
trump are effectively tied. the real clear politics average of major national polls show clinton's lead is shrinking from 7 points two weeks ago to just 2 points with a week to go to election day. poll showings clinton with about a 5-point edge. chelsea will be in the granite state. >> our coverage starts at 7:00. the night. bring you go an election special at 8:00 on my tv 38. and at 9:00, check us out online. a robbery caught on camera.
decision the stateville to make if voters legalize marijuana. >> and dozens of donated toys for military families go up in flames. >> tournament pick of the week as far as weather. the rain then the cold return. massachusetts has many great public schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. but some kids aren't so lucky. where they live, they don't go to a great school, and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future for thousands of kids who need your help. please join me and
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i'm kelly ayotte, kate: and i'm kate. kelly & kate: and we approved this message. robbers demand cash, and when the clerk doesn't move fast enough, the gunman fires at the clerk. misses him by a couple feet. detectives arrested cody martin for that crime. a huge christmas toy collection goes up this flames. thousands of gifts meant for
destroyed. voters will decide whether to make recreational marijuana legal in massachusetts. polls show supporters have the edge. >> once the voters have their say, a lot of unanswered questions would remain. >> reporter: it's not hard to find those who support the idea of allowing adults to buy and >> i'm for it. whatever people want to do, let them live their life. >> reporter: a tax will mean lawmakers have to tackle a number of challenges. >> chocolates, gummies >> reporter: one of the biggest concerns, edibles. edible marijuana can be stronger than smoking. according to doctors in colorado the delayed effect can make it easier for some users to overdo it. >> faster heart rate and anxiety are two common symptoms.
regulationing in labelling and potency. another issue is drunk driving. >> we have standard field sobriety testing. >> reporter: tests that would detect marijuana could be available by the time stores start selling pot. but the man who leads the campaign believes they have their flaws. >> blood levels are not reliable. >> very relieved and happy that the jury of my pierce realized that i was not impaired and that these type of laws can be addressed in the proper manner. >> reporter: and there's the debate over the tax rate. just 12% from 6.2% of the sales tax.
3.75% would cover costs of regulation and enforcement. some would like to see a higher rate, like in washington which is a whopping 37%. but the sprsz have sky-high -- supporters say an income tax would be counter productionive. >> we want to make sure we eliminate the black market, and is a lower backs rate can do that. >> reporter: marijuana remains illegal to the federal government. some experts believe if massachusetts and four other all approve recreational pot, it would send a message to congress that it's time to make a change. can't wait for tomorrow. >> the pick of the week. that is a gift. >> help to push it through to the end of the week for sure. tomorrow is gonna be the one you want to get outside, soak in the sun a little bit. not bad. 51 in boston. just a touch below
gorgeous picture. rob wright. southern maine. all the way to the snow-capped peaks, the presidentials there. usually we see some snowflakes in november in the city of boston. and the odds climb once you go outside of the city. least some snowflakes this month. not tonight. the wind is out of the south. that's gonna cap our temperatures. upper 30s. that's as cold as it gets tonight. a lot of warmer air is off. 11:00 at night in november. 66 in chicago. 74 in st. louis.
we'll start the day in the 40s. the cape near 50 to start day. in the afternoon mix of sun and clouds. if we don't see much cloud cover, i would not be surprised if we see a few temps around 70 in the afternoon. right now, well into the 60s. working outside. as we head into thursday, the warm front moves through tomorrow. i think we're going to get more cloud cover on thursday. we'll likely see a cool start to the day, and the push of the milder air moves back in. those of you along the area to the south, best chance of those 60s to around 70. areas of new hampshire, far east through massachusetts, good part of the day, 40s and amaze.
a little cooler there. rain showers on thursday afternoon. maybe a rumble of thunder. right behind that front, in comes the chilly air. big changes on frtsdz. blustery, temperatures -- friday, blustery, temperatures in the 40s, and chilly on friday night. quieting down for this weekend. sunday an ocean storm develops a little to our east. maybe a sprinkle flurry. daylight saving time end s this weekend. we fall back. next week a warmer trend is gonna move back in. the maysflr on the move. a replica of the ship the hill grimes sailed to america will be undergoing renovations at the mystic seaport. it won't be back for nearly three years, in time
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