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-- arctic froal boundary. there is the potential for up to a couple of it is not just the snow by it is all about the cold this weekend. randy: a school bus crashes with student on board. why police say the driver should not have been behind the wheel. emily: democrats debate for the first time since the new hampshire primary. the claims they' re both denying this morning. randy: a dog found abandoned and weak. the tip that may have saved its life. it' s on the eye for this friday morning. >> you' re watching wcvb, boston' s news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5' s eyeopener. emily: as we look out over the city of boston, it' s cold. some bitterly cold air is already in place, plus a breeze.
m randy price with cindy fitzgibbon. we could set a record? cindy: sunday morning, saturday night. you walk outside, it is incredible the cold that is coming on in. wind chill is8 below. subzero all the way down to nantucket. the wind is about 15 0-15 miles per hour with even colder temperatures this weekend. the actual temperatures in the single digits for most of the area. three below in the orange area. the core is up towards hudson bay, and that is going to be coming in over the weekend. the impact gets higher saturday
sunday morning but the worst of it is saturday night into sunday morning and we have high pressure to the south which will give us sunshine for the first half of the day. s this afternoon with increasing clouds. plan on the wind chills subzero' this afternoon. through noontime on sunday. let' s get you out to the roads. olessa: a live look outside at the leverett connector, no problems in either direction. we didn' t have a lot of construction to begin with. south of town, no issues here. problem free start along the pike this morning. emily: breaking overnight, a
norton. this happened around 11:15 last night on perry street. a mother and her two adult sons made it out safely. the home is considered a total loss. right now a school bus driver is getting ready to face a judge, accused of being drunk behind the wheel and causing a serious crash. all of this unfolding with students on board. randy: the eyeopener' s frank holland is live in dudley with the charges and the mess left behind. frank: take a look the high me. this utility pole knocked down. power knocked out. but this morning, parents are just thankful no one was hurt. police say 42-year-old scott poirier missed a bus stop on hayden pond road, so he backed up right into that power pole. that left live wires draped over the school bus. after the crash, they say he he was arrested. 11 students were on the bus at
>> shocked. really shocked. i never would have expected it. the kids said he was fun. frank: the bus company, first student out of charlton, says the driver has been suspended as they investigate the incident. in the meantime, poirier is due in court this morning on drunk driving and child endangerment charges. frank holland, newscenter 5. emily: this morning, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are headed back to the campaign trail after their first showdown since new hampshire. and this race is getting more and more heated. the eye' s erika tarantal is here with the fiery moments. erika: at their post-primary debate last night, sanders blasted his rival for saying he wants to get rid of obamacare. mr. sanders: "i have fought my entire life to make sure that health care is a right for all re not going to dismantle anything. erika: both candidates got fired up about campaign donations from clinton taking issue with claims s she' s beholden to big
s not in any way imply that president obama or myself would in any way not stand up to do what is best for the american people. erika: hillary clinton heads to south carolina today, site of the next critical primary. bernie sanders will attend a forum on race and economics in minnesota. emily? emily: this morning we have the final turnout numbers from the new hampshire primary. and it was record-breaking. the secretary of state says more than 538,000 people voted this year. that' s 8,000 more than voted in the last new hampshire primary, back in 2008. the republicans are busyn the presidential campaign trail. most of them in south carolina, except for front-runner donald trump. he' ll hold a rally in florida today, after making an appearance in louisiana yesterday. rival ted cruz focusing on the next early-voting state. he addressed supporters in south carolina yesterday. john kasich, marco rubio, and jeb bush will all hold events there today.
appearance on this year' s he' ll join younger brother jeb at a rally in south carolina on monday. randy: right now the driver in this hit-and-run is preparing to face a judge, again. police call the suspect a the man he' s accused of hitting calls him a coward. the eye' s kelley tuthill is live with the charges he' s now facing. kelley: the hit-and-run was just spree for the suspect, who' s also facing larceny charges, and assault and battery on a police officer. police tracked down tyson delgado in dorchester more than 24 hours after they say he struck fred pica in woburn. police say delgado was trying to get away after assaulting a police officer, who was investigating a theft. and he took pica on a wild ride. >> why didn' t he just stopped and let me off? you know? don'
conscious when you hit somebody for his life? kelley: pica suffered a couple of broken bones, but is expected to recover. boston police transferred delgado to the woburn police today' s arraignment here at district court. live in woburn, kelley tuthill, wcvb nc5. randy: former boston mayor ray flynn is undergoing medical tests after crashing into a home in south boston. in a statement released to "the herald," flynn says he passed out behind the wheel yesterday, while driving home from the gym. the 76-year-old suffered a concussion. nobody else was hurt. no charges have been filed. emily: right now two women are facing charges after this dog barely tell it' s a dog at all. police in new hampshire are calling it the worst case of animal cruelty they' ve ever seen. this dog was found in an abandoned apartment in londonderry. police say they were working on a tip from a landlord. this dog was neglected for so long, it was blind, deaf, and
>> fur was lifted up then pulled into its claaw ws. emily: the dog is recovering, now staying with a foster family. jada demas and jennifer moscardini turned turned themselves in yesterday, expected in court this morning. randy: new developments out of syria this morning. secretary of state john kerry says there is agreement on a temporary truce. diplomats had been hoping to secure a full-fledged cease-fire but fell short of that goal . this agreement does not apply to any terrorist organization. they obviously don' t follow diplomatic rules. diplomats also agree to expand the delivery of humanitarian aid right away. nearly 12 million people have been displaced because of the conflict. emily: ride-share service uber shelling out millions to
randy: customers claimed they were ripped off and misled. state troopers expect to face danger, but not like this. the near-death moment for this man, ahead. emily: dentists enlisted to help fight the opioid crisis. the training they' re getting, to curb the overdose epidemic. cindy? cindy: wind chills already below zero this morning and the cold gets even more bitter. a chance for some snow for some areas tonight. take a look at the temperatures. at zero in worcester. 8 degrees right now in boston.
>> good morning, channel 5. [laughter] randy: we love those musical wake-up calls. awesome job by the talented students in the television club at brockton high. moves. >> ready? do not try it. emily: we would love to see your wake-up call. just go to the front page of wcvb.com and upload it in the u-local section of our website. >> it is so cold this morning. cindy: this is what you need to be prepared for. this is what it feels like, 14
wind chills are subzero all the way to nantucket. we have a wind chill warning starting tomorrow. the wind chills are going to be down to 15 and 20 below zero. it is kind of dangerous the wind chills way half right now. we need to have the most attention paid this weekend. 30 below zero, you get frostbite in 10 minutes. you want to limit your time outside and bring your pets inside. most of the cold is around hudson bay and it is going to start moving southward. 8 in boston. single digits all the way down to the cape this morning.
through 9:00 this morning and then they come into the teens. re going to have a lot of sunshine to start. this is going to start to develop into a storm. increasing clouds into the afternoon and evening. look at this during the overnight hours. that is steady snow awfully up to the south shore. during the overnight, snow on the cape will accumulate. additional snow burst possible tomorrow morning. look at this from the northwest. that is the arctic front coming through and the doors open up to all that cold. tom much snow? 2-4 inches. the potential for an
two of snow. saturday morning, single digits and teens through lunchtime. afternoon the temperature start to drop. by sunday morning, that is the coldest time with temperatures below zero boston, worcester. it is the time that the winds are going to be the strongest. 20 to more than 30 below zero. wind chills hold below zero all day long. dangerously cold for valentine' s day. monday afternoon, we recover. tuesday, four days. a lot of changes. valentine' s day. stay warm.
olessa: a very quiet start on the roads. there is a live look at the they can bridge. let' s get over to the maps. all the overnight construction is out of your way. same story south i-95, 24, nice and quiet. so far we are in good shape on the pike. route 9, complaint free. you get the picture. a very pleasant start to the morning. randy: take a look at this video, and keep your eye on the oklahoma state trooper walking on the left of the screen. an out-of-control suv comes straight at him. police censored the actual moment of impact. they' re releasing the video, as the trooper recovers. police say the suv driver hit a patch of ice.
the trooper is now in rehab for head and leg injuries. emily: asian markers slip after the main stock index took a dive. stock futures are higher. yesterday the dow dropped. ride-share service uber will pay $28.5 million to settle two safety ad lawsuits. the class-action suits claimed uber misled customers about safety procedures and fees. uber charged up to $2.30 per trip for what they called "industry-leading background checks." but customers claimed it was a lie. the settlement impacts about 25 million riders. a judge must still approve the deal. at&t is getting ready to launch trials to speed up your smartphone power. the provider says it will be testing 5-g by the end of the year. verizon recently made a similar announcement. the download speeds could be 50 to 100 times faster than the average 4-g connection.
available to customers until 2020. randy: new information this morning about the zika virus outbreak. venezuela' s president says at least three people are now dead because of complications from the mosquito-borne illness. another 68 people have been hospitalized. venezuela is reporting more than 5,000 suspected cases since november. the virus, which has spread across latin america, has been linked to severe birth defects. the world health organization said a vaccine is at least 18 months away from trials. training to deal with the opioid crisis is now expanding to dental schools in massachusetts. governor charlie baker says the state' s three dental medicine schools will introduce training for abuse, prevention, and management into their curriculums. this is similar to a program being launched in the state' s medical schools. one expert estimates 80% of prescriptions that are abused are written by doctors or
emily: a music video shot in zero gravity. randy: the high-flying choreography, in eyepoppers. erika? erika: then new at 5:30, keeping the kids busy on winter break, for just 20 bucks. indoor and outdoor options, ahead. concerned parents pack a meeting on gang recruitment in boston. the areas of most concern, according to police. and new information on this wild knife fight inside a fall river convenience store. the new movement in the case
>> 5:22. cindy: these are temperatures right now. 8 in boston with the wind about 10-15 miles per hour. wind chill as cold as 14 below in boston. that wind chill is going to hover below zero through 9:00 this warning. lots of sunshine. look at this. saturday night into sunday morning, high impact with dangerous wind chills. wind chill warning for a good portion of your weekend. emily: thank you.
>> if you get sick on planes, do not try this. they are floating on a plane above russia. it looks pretty cool. but it wasn' t easy. the lead singer actually blacked out on camera at one point. that plane is now out of those baggies they give you. and a moment of joy caught on camera. this california man just stopped in for a scratcher. the store surveillance camera captured the moment when the he' d hit it big. he won about $1.2 million. i didn' t know you could win that on a scratch off ticket. the most i' ve ever won, $.50. >> it can happen. randy: thank you. 5 investigates discovers the mbta is paying some drivers to stay home. others get overtime to fill
kathy curran looks into the waste. and meryl streep getting criticized for her response to a question on cultural sensitivity. the comment getting backlash. >> this is an editorial. >> nearly 112 million people watched super bowl 50. the broncos won with hard-hitting and physical intimidation. so the nfl is riding high, right? three more players were diagnosed with cte. the number of concussions rose by 54%. when pressed about players safety, the commissioner defense the league.
he said if he had a son, he would love them to play the game of football. they have alzheimer' s four times higher than the general population. concussions may triple the rate of suicides, a staggering statistic. football will continue as our national pastime. it is reasonable to limit kid something like flag football. the commissioner should reverse field and use the substantial clout to promote changes in youth football and more severe punishments for the intentional hits design to injure opponents. as the movie but it, right now
emily: flames rip through a home in norton. the quick escapes and the one thing that made this fight even harder. randy: a school bus driver charged with making a dangerous choice behind the wheel. >> shocked. really shocked. frank: the mess he left behind, and the charges he' ll face today. antoinette: three teenagers killed. the changes at this high school to stop a dangerous trend. emily: and keeping the kids busy on winter break, for just 20 bucks. how you can make it happen. on the eye. >> you' re watching wcvb, boston' s news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5'
eyeopener. emily: 5:30 on this friday good morning. morning. i' m emily riemer. randy: the heaters are going full blast. cindy: it is cold already. we haven' t seen anything yet. these are the wind chill values. it feels like eight below in boston. the values are going to get even lower. it is going to be dangerous with the wind chills 20 and 30 degrees below zero. you see the white color around hudson bay. that is the air mass that is going to be working right in single digits. all the way down to the cape. we have a good amount of
there will be some clouds increasing as we get into the afternoon. 20-2 5 on average today with the wind about 10. miles per hour only as high as the teens this afternoon. wind chill warning goes up saturday afternoon and with us into sunday. let' s get you out to the roads. olessa: we are looking ok. let' s get to the maps. 93 south, there is an accident by government center. construction just cleared. south of town, problem free. 24 looks good. hoping for friday light. north of town you are in good shape. emily: thank you.
a fast-moving fire is under investigation. the fire chief says the flames were already strong when they arrived on perry street. a mother and her two adult sons were able to escape unhurt. this school bus driver is due in court today accused of being drunk with students on board. police say scott poirier missed a bus stop on hayden pond road in dudley yesterday and backed up, taking down a utility pole. no one was hurt. ray flynn says he' s being treated for a concussion and undergoing other tests. flynn tells "the herald" he passed out behind the wheel after going to the gym yesterday, crashing his car into a house on flint place in south boston. randy: boston police are planning changes after three teenagers were killed just months of part. we have the dangerous trend. antoinette: the message from parents -- these gangs are actively
the consequences of saying "no" can be deadly. more than 100 people packed a community meeting here at east boston high last night. it comes not long after a federal sweep of the gang ms-13 revealing a recruitment push inside the school. last night, authorities also told worried parents that five killings have been connected to that gang, including the killings of three teenagers, two just 15 years old. parents we talked to said listening is key. >> that' s what you have to do. get them in a group. talk and pay attention and then you learn a lot. antoinette: boston police commissioner bill evans told parents he believes most of the recruitment is actually going on in sports fields and playgrounds. he says police will increase their focus there. d.a. dan conley says his office
kids in east boston alone who are contemplating joining gangs. they are asking parents to report any suspicious activity. antoinette antonio, newscenter 5. emily: thank you. 5 investigates discovers the mbta is throwing hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars down the drain each year, paying some employees to stay home. it' s the result of scheduling and manpower limitations involving a safety rule requiring drivers to have 10 hours of rest before they start their shifts. 5 investigates found cases where some drivers would get paid to stay home because their schedules don' t give them the required amount of rest. then the t pays other drivers overtime to cover those shifts. >> it doesn' t make any this is cents. >> i recognized that. if we can use an electronic scheduling, weekly build a
emily: mbta management blames part of the problem on the antiquated paper system drivers use to pick their shifts. the union would agree to a trial period of using electronic rostering, which would fix the the t would consider a four-day work week. randy: new developments right now after this wild robbery that turned into an all-out fight in a fall river convenience store. jose tirado-sanchez was arraigned on thursday and as you can see, the clerk wasn' t backing down, pulling out his own knife in last month' s attack and driving the suspect out. tirado-sanchez pleaded not guilty. emily: keeping the kids entertained for only 20 bucks. randy: the cheap outings that could save your sanity this winter break. plus, tolls are going up in rhode island, but not everyone will have to pay the price. the drivers who will have to pay up. emily: and an abc news exclusive. the mother of one of the
these are the wind chills. it feels like 14 below zero in worcester. a gets colder this weekend, 20 and 30 below saturday night and the first part of your sunday. record lows likely coming up on sunday morning. emily: thank you. we' re focused on your economy february great. we have the activities to keep you occupied all for less than 20 bucks. the institute of contemporary art tops our list from boston-based blogger and author christine koh. she runs the site boston mammas.com. >> we' re standing right here at the ica in boston. every thursday they have free admission from 4:00 to 9:00, which is pretty awesome. emily: and this february, a local artist will create a life-size comic book for the kids to explore.
koh recommends the harvard museum of natural history. a lot to see and during certain hours on sundays and wednesdays, admission is free with proof of massachusetts residency. want to get outside? try gore place in waltham. a little off the beaten path but a good value. >> you can rent snow shoes if you don' t have them and rentals are $5 for kids and $8 for adults. emily: to warm up, try the margaret c. ferguson greenhouses at wellesley college. 16 interconnected greenhouses ranging from tropical to arid. admission is free. and finally, check out the public open nights at boston university' s observatory, also free. free is not bad. we have this list posted on our website, so head there for details on all of these inexpensive family friendly activities. randy: a school bus driver accused of putting kids in danger. the crash that might have been preventable. and aiding the survivors of domestic violence. the tool that could help them
cindy: most of the cold is still to the north around hudson bad. those of the wind chills. we' re talking about cold. and it is incoming. our wind chills are below zero. 14 below in worcester. the wind chills values are going to be at their worst saturday night into sunday morning. when the wind chill is 30 below, exposed skin can get frostbite in 10 minutes. you want to be all bundled up and keep the pets indoors. we have a warning starting at 4:00 on saturday. we have the temperatures in the single digits. sunshine through the early afternoon.
20' s. it is going to feel no higher than the teens throughout the day. i am watching some moisture through the tennessee valley which is going to develop into a storm system. it is going to impact part of our area overnight. if you have any plans this evening, there could be some snow showers around. during the overnight hours right through about 6:00 on saturday morning. snow showers in the evening and accumulating snow on the cape overnight with another burst on saturday morning, about 10:00. all this cold air is going to come on in. the cold works on in here.
we drop as the day wears on. bitter winds, as well. there are the records coming up on sunday. let' s get you out to the roads. olessa: we' re watching a few problem spots. you can see a little bit of extra volume starting to build. there is an accident 93 south by government center. another crash by the braintree split. about 10-15 minutes on the expressway. north of town you are in great shape with the exception of the one crash by government center. randy: breaking overnight, a fire is now knocked down at a home in norton. this happened around 11:15 last night on perry street. a mother and her two adult sons made it out safely.
loss. a school bus driver faces a judge today. emily: he' s accused of driving drunk when he crashed his bus full of kids into a pole. the eye' s frank holland is live in dudley. frank: take a look behind me. things have been repaired and cleaned up now. but this utility pole was knocked down in this crash and the power was knocked out. a lot of parents grateful the 11 kids on board the bus are ok. police say 42-year old scott porier missed a bus stop and then backed up into the pole. that left live wires draped all over the school bus. after the crash, police say porier failed a field sobriety test. the bus company, first student out of charlton, says the driver has been suspended while they investigate. porier is facing drunk driving and child endangerment charges. he' s due in court this morning. live in dudley, frank holland, newscenter 5.
a man in dorchester more than 24 hours after they say he struck fred pica in woburn. the man is expected to be ok. police say delgado was trying to get away after assaulting a police officer, who was investigating a theft. he now faces larceny charges on a police officer and is expected to be arraigned later this morning. live in woburn, kelley tuthill . >> city leaders taking action, trying to prevent teens here in east boston from entering a life of crime and violence. mayor walsh: how do we prevent them from being recruited into a gang? that was the topic of conversation. >> more than 100 people packed a community meeting here at east boston high last night. this comes after a federal sweep of ms-13 gang members revealing a recruitment push at the school. investigators told parents five killings here, including those
connected to that gang. city leaders are asking parents to report suspicious activty. meanwhile, police will be reaching out to at-risk youth. we' re live in east boston this morning. erika: with the race for the white house headed to more diverse states nevada, south carolina, talking points have turned. in last night' s democratic debate, one of the most heated moments revolved around president obama. mrs. clinton: the kind of criticism that we' ve heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans. mr. sanders: one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. erika: both discussed the need to fight against racial inequality and for immigration reform. clinton criticized sanders' big government proposals as being too expensive to be realistic, calling on him to level with the american people, something sanders disputed. emily: thank you.
re hearing from the mother of one of the teenagers behind a school shooting that changed the country. 13 people were murdered at columbine high school in april, 1999. sue klebold, the mother of dylan klebold, is now talking about that tragedy. randy: in an abc news exclusive interview with diane sawyer, an emotional klebold opens up about the impact and the lessons learned. >> we did remember sitting there and reading about them. all these kids -- and the teacher. and i keep thinking constantly about how i would feel if it was the other way around and one of their children had shot mine. i would feel exactly the same way they did. i know i would. randy: the diane sawyer special edition of "20/20" will air tonight at 10:00. you can watch it right here on newscenter5.
officer is off the job, convicted of manslaughter in the 2014 shooting death of an unarmed man. peter liang was dismissed from the force following yesterday' s verdict. he was convicted of fatally shooting akai gurley in the stairwell of a public housing building. liang says he fired by accident after being startled. randy: a deal for a temporary truce in syria is on the table. u.s. secretary of state john kerry says the hope is to end hostilities within a week. the agreement does not apply to any terrorist organization. they obviously don' t follow diplomatic rules. diplomats also agree to expand the delivery of humanitarian aid right away. nearly 12 million people have been displaced because of the conflict. emily: a worker is accused of assaulting a 4-year-old autistic boy who lives at the shelter. rafael abreu-prado was charged with hitting the boy and dragging him across the floor. this allegedly happened saturday night. the shelter says abreu-prado is no longer working there. tolls are going up in rhode island, but only for some
s governor has signed into a law a plan that imposes tolls on tractor trailers. 18-wheelers could be charged up to $20 to cross the state along i-95. supporters say it targets out-of-state truckers who cause the most damage to roads. opponents of the plan call it a business-killer. randy: the middlesex district attorney is using forfeited cell phones to benefit victims of domestic violence. so far over 100 phones have been donated to the voices against violence. the phones are priced and recycled for parts. the organization uses the money to buy pre-paid calling cards for victims and survivors. >> we are all from africa originally. we' re all africans, really. randy: that was meryl streep' s response to a question about an all-white jury panel at a film festival. it has her facing backlash this morning. when asked about understanding films from north africa and the
t know much about that region, but that she "played a lot of different people from a lot of different cultures." some say her comments were taken out of context. emily: the bruins recover from an embarrassing loss this week, taking it out on the winnipeg jets. the jets were still in the game last night in the third period, when the b' s cranked up the heat. they scored three unanswered goals, one an empty netter from jimmy hayes. b' s win 6-2. randy: we need the b' s -- cindy: crank it up as high as it will go, full blast. the wind is busy. it already feels like it is nantucket. is up here near hudson bay and that
boston. very close to the records for the day. wind. wind chills between 20 and 30 below zero. that is some dangerous stuff. it is getting worse. 3 below out in orange. 20, 25 this afternoon. wind chills get no higher than the teens. this is going to transfer to the coast line and develop into a pretty big storm. there could be a couple of scattered snow showers around tonight. going to get clipped by some steadier snow through the overnight hours. the arctic front comes in with a snow shower tomorrow morning. not looking for much
a dusting to a couple of inches possible. need an outer cape, they could be 2-4 inches out there. cold today. saturday morning, temperatures should hold into the teens into lunchtime. and there is the cold snap with temperatures below zero and the well. 20 to more than 30 degrees below zero. you can get frostbite in about 10 minutes. at least we have the sunshine on helen times day. the next storm starts to snow or a mix on wednesday. pretty unbelievable. olessa: you can see some of that volume. this is the southbound side. you already have delays building. let'
watching a crash at the government center. good news on 128. an accident just clear at the braintree split. much of the same along the pike. 15-minute trip. north of town, 93 looks good out of with the when -- methuen. trains and buses still running on schedule. emily: police in new hampshire say it' s the worst case of animal cruelty they' seen. randy: the unrecognizable abandoned dog they helped save. a pizza delivery man' s sweet
randy: a school bus crashes with student on board. why police say the driver should not have been behind the wheel. emily: democrats debate for the first time since the new hampshire primary. the claims they' re both denying this morning. randy: a dog found abandoned and weak. the tip that may have saved its life on the eye for this friday morning. >> you' re watching wcvb, boston' s news leader.