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>> from boston' s news leader this is wcvb newscenter 5 at noon. emily: here' s a look at some of the stories we are following right now. orange line trains back up and running after this chaotic scene last night. the t says a side panel fell off hitting the third rail causing smoke to fill the station. the man suspected in the deadly
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gregory wright is charged with murder as well as assaulting a police officer. apple is vowing to fight a federal order forcing them to help hack into a phone belonging to one of the san bernadino shooters. apple' s ceo saying that kind of software would put all iphone users at risk. we begin with chaos on the orange line. running on schedule after last night' s scare. an exterior panel causing trouble at the state street station last night. nicole estaphan is live with the steps the tea is taking right now. nicole: effective immediately, officials are changing the way they inspect these trains. they will include side -- include side panels and inspections every eight to nine weeks. alarms and smoke set off panic on the orange line tuesday night. passengers kick window out,
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>> all of a sudden a big brown billow of smoke. people that were standing, sitting down, everybody ran. nicole: a side panel fell often inbound train and onto the tracks. when this train ran over it it created the smoke of them. >> it looks like the brakes were on fire or something. the brakes were smoking. everything, we had to kick the windows out. nicole: according to t personnel, zero of those cars failed inspection though panels were secured on 13 trains. right above the daily hustle statehouse. executive director brianlemay says when they saw the smoke he jeopardy. >> it causes hair to stand on and. a situation occurs we do not the fact. it is a bit disquieting.
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sensitive history still intact today. there were no injuries reported no a full-scale investigation is now underway. wcvb newscenter 5. emily: a suspect facing murder charges after a shooting outside a randolph bar. the arraignment happening at quincy district court. information. sera: it was a tense hearing in what prosecutors are calling an execution style murder. a heavy police presence in the courtroom for the arraignment of gregory wright, accused of several charges including murder and assaulting a police officer. wright allegedly went to the city limits saloon and followed the victim outside after closing at 1:00 this morning and fired five times.
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wright. he allegedly kicked a police a violent encounter. point they have not identified any sort of motive. they did not find there was any interaction between the suspect and the victim at the bar that night nor had there been any sort of relationship between the two. the investigation is continuing. the victim was identified in court as drake scott. he was at the bar participating in an open mic night which he has done in the past. ragur rewrite is being held without bail. -- right is being held -- without bail. emily: cindy in the weather center with a look at forecast. cindy: we have sunshine, temperatures in the 40' s. surely not the 50' s we had yesterday but that is still above average for this time of year. typical high as 39 this year. we are trending colder the next couple of days so temperatures
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a lot of 40' s. boston is at 44. s. mid 40' talk. we have a light wind out of the west. air is coming from the west right now associated with cooler temperatures and more cloud cover. these clouds are going to be working eastward as we go through the afternoon. the sun will start to fade. this front is the leading edge of a cooler air mass, not the type of cold we had over the weekend but temperatures again are going to be trickling downward. we have about reached our high as we see clouds increase. temperatures will drop off it should be dry. temperatures falling through the 30' s. your weekend, just ahead. emily: a home in the town of fire. much of the structure.
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wright tavern located next to the town library but the library was not damaged. because of that fire remains under investigation. a carjacking suspect is facing a judge. the crime started in the parking lot of the westgate mall in brockton yesterday. the woman had just put her out. she talked to us on the phone. >> he said, i am actually going to take your car. thought he was kidding and he lifted his jacket and he had a gun. emily: police chased down jose rio obles. he says -- they say he crashed the stolen car in a neighborhood. they also recovered a pellet gun. residents of the malden apartment complex are waiting for answers after the discovery of a woman' s body is being treated as a homicide investigation.
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appears to be an issue involving individuals who lived in that unit. >> unusual to find someone was murdered in your apartment building. i feel pretty safe here. identified. she died but confirmed it was not random. police are trying to figure out if guns stolen from a store in tyngsboro could be connected to four guns were stolen from hitman firearms on monday. that these smashed a display door. break in a similar to a robbery in hooksett, new hampshire that republican blitz in south carolina. the attacks are ramping up. with donald trump as the primary target. trump holds a commanding lead in south carolina ahead of the next
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ted cruz, his closest rival, ridiculed trump' s stance on terrorism and foreign policy. now even president obama is taking shots. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. i think they recognize that being president is a serious job. emily: trump, never one to shy away from a comeback claims that if he ran four years ago mr. obama would have been a one term president. the democrats trail runs through nevada for the next caucus but today hillary clinton campaigns in chicago. yesterday she met with african-american leaders in south carolina implying racism is behind the threat to block president obama' s supreme court nomination. >> they encourage the ugliest impulses of the paranoid fringe. emily: bernie sanders also in
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over black voters expected to make up about 50% of the vote there. >> if we did not dream, does anybody here think we would have an african-american as president of the united states today? emily: sanders picking up a big endorsement in massachusetts today. a coalition of latino community leaders endorsing the senator on the steps of the state house. pope francis wrapping up his historic visit to mexico. events include a visit to a prison plus a stop at the texas border where immigration policy has become a major issue in the presidential race. marci gonzalez has the story from el paso. marci: crowds streaming across the border into juarez . today as symbolic site of hope with a historic visit from pope francis. >> just having the pope here, that says a lot. that is like a gift from god.
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day of his trip to mexico will meet with inmates at one of the most violent prisons in latin america and later will hold mass here facing hundreds of thousands of faithful. the border fence, the backdrop but the issue of migration expected to be at the forefront of his message. >> he is really here for the right reasons. marci: expected to use this ramp to approach the border that divides so many families here and offer a special blessing to people gathered on the other side in el paso. >> that is a powerful message. that people do matter. a dignity, who they are matters of great deal. marci: immigration, a hot button issue this year with donald trump who proposes building a wall along the border calling pope francis a paw n for the mexican government. a mexican spokesperson saying,
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>> it will be good to have pope francis bring light and well as a broad. marci: thousands of people are expected to gather in this stadium to watch a simulcast on the big screen highlighting the message of unity calling this two nations, one faith. emily: the fbi pressing hard for information about the san bernadino terrorist. why apple is in battle with the iphone. is the state' s new slots parlor proving a better bet? cindy: a slight dip in temperatures on the way to end the week but it will not last. for the weekend. emily: america' here. why he might have been upstaged
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t they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million and millions how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington we can't build an economy sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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>> you are watching new center 5 at noon. emily: one of the cases involving bill cosby is expected back in a courtroom today. looking to set a trial date for
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financial compensation to the women suing the comedian overrate claims area and the trial could happen next february. cosby' s insurance policy issued him a policy that protects against personal injury from defamation, libel, or slander. scalia' s body will lie in repose for public viewing in the supreme court' s great hall this friday. the battle over replacing the vacancy on the court continues to heat up. president obama today reiterated his plans to send a nominee to the senate which he expects to act on. >> we have more than enough time to go through regular order, regular processes. i intend to nominate somebody and present them to the american people, the senate. i expect there to be a vote. emily: senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says the shkreli a vacancy should not be filled
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off -- the scalia vacancy should not be filed until the new president takes office. investigators want information on the iphone belonging to the san bernadino terrorists but apple says hacking the phone is an overreach. reporter: a master key to unlock all phones. that is what apple says the government is requiring them to create and the dangers could have future ramifications for all americans. at the heart of the issue, recovering information off the iphone of one of the san bernadino killers. >> we still have one of the killers phones we have not been able to open. it has been over two months. reporter: the government trying to assess the involvement of isis in that terror attack that investigators have been unable used by syed farook. their concern is that 10 attempts to
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the iphone would make it permanently and accessible. apple says they do not have the ability to just unlock the one iphone. >> they have to little early -- to literally create a new system to backdoor these phones. apple says once we create this it will get out and as a result everything we have built in terms of protecting security and privacy is going to be out the door. reporter: legal analysts say this case will not be easily court. emily: revenue from massachusetts' climbing. million from its slot machines in january. it is down from the peak take of $18 million back in july. winter can melt our patients and if you are not careful you can knock out your savings. experts say the biggest money wasters when the weather turns
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more takeout, namely ordering yummy comfort food. not using the gym membership because of messy roads. there are some things you can do to save. >> if you turn the thermostat down 10 to 15 degrees at night you will save about 10% on your heating bill potentially every single year. emily: another suggestion, and center online workouts at home until you have the motivation to get out again. today may not be the day to work out outside. nice outside. emily: it is not as warm as yesterday. cindy: yesterday was 51 in worcester at noon, now it is in s. look at where we stand for snow. to date we are just over 25 inches. last year at this time, 95.7 inches of snow.
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too far from where we have to be on a typical winter. we have had a lot of sunshine this morning. a pleasant day overall. much calmer than yesterday. 44 degrees in boston. wind out of the west at 10 miles per hour. colder air as we go deeper into the afternoon, this evening. you will feel it by tomorrow. this is the air mass working in . not going to compare to what we had over the weekend and will notice temperatures ticking down in the next 24 hours. a lot of cloud cover with this but very limited moisture so as we go into the afternoon we were start to see some of these clouds flow in so the sunshine will be fading but nothing more than a straight flurry. temperatures have managed to come up into the 40' s in a lot of spots all the way up to portsmouth, new hampshire. beverly, lower 40' s. you step to the
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the worcester area at 37. mid 40' s to the south. falmouth and the cape looking at low to mid 40' s. it has been nice. temperatures holding where they are or starting to come down as we get into the later afternoon and evening. nothing more than a straight flurry tonight. we fall back into the teens and 20' s for overnight lows. colder out the door tomorrow morning. high pressure will knows in behind it so i think we brighten up tomorrow and for most of us there is a lot of sunshine in your thursday forecast. northerly wind will be passing over the relatively warmer ocean water. can' t rule out a couple of snow showers. these will be few and far between and i don' t expect real accumulation out of them but there might be flakes flying around the cape tomorrow. we will notice gusty wind so the high tomorrow is in the lower 30' s.
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today. it feels like it is in the teens in the morning. wind chills get no higher than 20' s in the afternoon. we will start out chili on friday with a lot of sunshine in the morning. tracking this next system. there will be some snow across northern new england. we may see light rain or snow but any accumulation of under an inch and we will watch this cold front try to pass through. could be a spot shower but by saturday afternoon we are in the mid 40' s. upper 40' s to near 50 on sunday. things start out in the 40' s early next week but on tuesday we will watch the clouds increase and look down the coast and on the map by tuesday, a big storm with a lot of moisture. that looks like it will be moving toward us by wednesday next week. exactly where it tracks and if it will be rain or snow, those will be questions in the focused. between now and then, a bump up
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emily: your health, new research is backing advice to pregnant women not to overdo it on fish. the results of a long-term study find eating fish more the three times a week during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of childhood obesity. the findings are in line with recommendations from the fda. the agency suggests pregnant women should eat fish no more than two to three times per week. new steps taken to stop the spread of the zika virus. the fda is recommending u.s. blood banks refused of nations from anyone who has traveled to as -- to a high risk area in the previous four weeks. the red cross and the american association of blood banks have taken similar measures. america has a new top dog. the fan favorite at westminster was this big guy.
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emily: america has a new top dog area the westminster kennel club dog show, the center of the canine universe.
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for short, winning best in show. the three-year-old pop became the third german shorthaired pointer to win the top prize , the first since 1987. some not so focused on the competition. this is dario, the leonberger. he is more interested in treats. he picked at the pocket of his handler during the show. he did manage to win fan favorite. charming the audience. we are sticking with the pet theme. the newest instagram craze, animal costumes. this pooch is named maymo . cindy: a bunny i suppose. he does look sad. he looks not pleased, maybe looking for a little doggie self-respect.
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cindy: we look ahead the next couple of days, the weather is quieting down but turning colder tomorrow into friday. temperatures over the weekend back into the 40' s. average high this time of year is 39. the warmth of yesterday. things coming down. emily: we lucked out in that
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