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along with a driver as a precaution. none of the other drivers were injured. the female driver hit the accelerator. was it mechanical or operator error? police are inspecting to make sure, to know what went wrong. anchor: a man rush to the hospital by medical helicopter being struck by a tree. the 60-year-old had been cutting down a on top of him. the holiday getaway is well underway. maria: not everybody got their destination tonight. stormteam 5 is tracking some precipitation that could affect our drive tonight. >> it is a matter of timing. we have a system coming in. it has rain and snow.
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work in our direction. as we head into the overnight, we see light drizzle. we are winding this down. enough moisture coming in, we may see an isolated spot or a little bit of snowflake activity. as far as accumulations, be cautious about that early tomorrow morning. another chance of seeing some icy drizzle as well. maria: thank you. this is live sky 5 over 128. that is university going
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it was a mess but it is not that at all. i feel we should jump in the car. >> now is a great time to go. >> we will get to that in just a second. southbound lanes, most of the way down to braintree. the expressway, get down to a couple of brake lights. still a little up to the north, all of these down here, out to the west looking good. as well as the framingham stretch. we are dealing with some delays.
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that's going to take you 47 minutes. ed: a former suffolk county prosecutor turned defense attorney, once named one of people magazine's most eligible bachelors, has been charged with two counts of rape. reporter: gary zerola beat rape allegations 3 times before. this time prosecutors think they have a very strong case against him. gary zerola walked into boston municipal court on his own after hearing he was being investigated by police for rape. the prominent and notorious attorney, let his lawyer do the talking. mr zerola knows these allegations. zerola was once a people magazine most eligible bachelor. he beat 3 prior rape allegations 2 in boston 1 in florida. the new rape allegations happened november 10 in boston's beacon hill. the young victim reported it to
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but his attorney says he has witnesses that will clear him again. >> it is patently false. there is not going to be physical evidence. the encounter occurred within feet of her friend sleeping on the same couch. reporter: he's expected to make his $10,000 cash bail. an elderly man is dead after a fire that broke out today. the victim's name has not been released. the states fire marshal and the da involved as well. maria: an arrest in a well conversation between a police officer in driver that sent for
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took off newscenter 5's julie loncich is live in dorchester. reporter: police were quick to arrest the suspect to dragged these boston police officers literally as they clung to other side of his car. by late afternoon officers were back at the scene searching for surveillance video. hours earlier boston police say one suspect injured for officers. two officers were taken away by ambulance after they were dragged 20 feet by the suspect. >> we looking for a chevy malibu . it struck officers in front of the dublin. >> officer spotted the suspect walked outside of the dublin house.
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grab keys out of the ignition but failed. he managed to throw the car into gear and accelerate. two additional officers were struck as the car sped away. weeks was arrested wednesday morning here. the officers were treated and released including the two who were dragged and thrown to the ground. >> we are thankful for that considering what is going around the world now. >> he will go before a judge friday. ed: the da is asking the state's highest court to reconsider its finding that black men in boston were racially profiled by police. the case centers around a man found guilty of possession of a firearm. he had run away from police which made him suspicious.
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overturned it sang the defendant and other black men may run from police because they are being disproportionately stop. the aclu says the court got it right the first time. secretary of state mitt romney? local leaders weigh in. >> the miracle is the fact that there is something 400 years of development. maria: archaeologists making a big find at plymouth foundation. ed: we may have to do this all over again friday morning. who is most at risk and when the sunshine returns. anchor: who was at practice today, number 87. anybody seen number 12?
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he has the info. >> newscenter 5 at 4:00.
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ed: donald trump adding 2 women to his administration. nikki haley as u.s. ambassador to the united nations. michigan as education secretary. the president-elect nominating them today. ben carson has been offered the job of secretary of the department of housing and urban development but he has not yet accepted the offer. he did tweak an announcement is forthcoming about my role helping to make america great again.
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romney among those under consideration for secretary of state. >> he is certainly a worthwhile and worthy candidate. >> local leaders on both sides of the aisle are lending to support to mitt romney reported to be on the short list for secretary of state. >> i have worked with governor romney. i think that governor romney would be a good choice. met saturday. >> we had far-reaching conversation with regards to the various theaters in the world. >> he appreciated the oppoy to meet but during the campaign that was pure viiol from both. >>'s promises are as worthless as the degree from donald trump university.
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says just because donald trump ann romney were at each other's throat during the campaign does not mean they can't work effectively. >> i would point to our own administration whether or not people with different points of view can work together. a lot of the folks who served in our came as surprises. >> some argue that he does not have foreign-policy experience. newt gingrich says he could think >> this is something you may not want to hear. >> tracking to chances for a wintry mix. ? at blue cross blue shield of massachusetts, we offer a variety of medicare plans to fit your budget and your lifestyle. with plans starting as low as $0, you'll have zero things stopping you
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student may have been sexually assaulted. a woman says her son is supposed to sit next to the driver. she says he is developmentally delayed and suffers from adhd. take a look at this mess and falmouth. a car crashing into the colonial station on main street. the driver hit the gas instead of the brakes. the driver was not hurt. maria: perfect timing. what is believed to be part of the pilgrim's alledg original settlement. why this could change the way we look at the pilgrims' everyday life. >> this is where the process begins. >> what would you want people to know?
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[no audio] >> they had no idea fascinating stuff could be found in archaeology dig. the village was downtown plymouth. >> we have physical evidence. we have the items that they touched and use. the structures they build. reporter: more about the actual guns used. the remains of the calf will help identify the type of cattle to graze the area. all of the newly found ceramics and other items are in a umass lab but ceramic artifacts are always used as the mold for the pottery made in the plymouth plantation craft center. the tourist experience is getting more authentic. >> the thicker posts along the
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it tells us a huge amount of information. reporter: we are familiar with the artifacts from the mayflower. we are not sure where these will be exhibited. ed: i was wondering what would happen if they dig up your house . what are they going to find? >> shh. shh. whatever project i am working on. rain moving in. it may be cold enough tomorrow morning. there could be a pocket of ice developing. the threat will be out there. see what happens is, the moisture overruns. that is where you start to see wintry mix going on. the temperatures are not
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in boston, 39 degrees. the windchill index, feels like 31 degrees. there is the area i am looking at with a pocket here or there. if you want some accumulating snow, that is where we may see an inch of snow. tomorrow morning, the gray skies are out there. if a little bit of that moisture can override and get in pocket of icy stuff. the temperatures warm up. we start to see a new batch of moisture. cold enough with some elevation. in here it is warm enough. we are talking about rain moving in. it will appear that friday morning we will repeat it. look at these temperatures.
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as we head to noon, we are going to talk about scattered chances of showers out there. mostly cloudy. well northwest of the city. pockets of some morning mixed. there may be a sprinkle here or there. system, there it is friday morning. we may have an icy spot. not a big threat. let me break it down. tomorrow, a lot of gray skies. 42 degrees. as you start your day off and
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cloudy skies, late showers. this is where you may be. the threat will be out there. same thing on saturday. wee the eastern part of the state, you have to wait to sunday. look what happens to temperatures. perhaps some rain on wednesday. that is my latest forecast. >> here is mike lynch with
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foxborough, many observers proclaim he could be spotted at practice today. he was a limited participant in practice. tom brady is being treated. now >> it is the day before thanksgiving. the patriots were giving thanks today. >> thankful of everything. >> family, friends.
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good they could proceed with caution. thankful for those great side dishes. >> macaroni and cheese. >> my mom stuffing is awesome. >> no one said turnovers. not a favorite of the patriots. they have forced 12 fumbles recovered only four of them. we have seen it scored out. when we get our chances we have to capitalize on them. >> the patriots could feast on a few turnovers. >> i hope everyone has a good holiday. >> in the spirit of thanksgiving, thanks coach.
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bob, -- the first game he has missed all season long. he is doubtful for friday's game as well. a things giving check coming together. we turn our lobby into a man cave with all kinds of memorabilia. we can't wait. the hili this is the annual turkey toss. this is the lexington team. you have to catch it. whoever throws it the farthest wins. that is the standard to beat. look at the sun, the cold, you have to hold on.
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there is your winner. the crimson tide beat the mark. part of a great cast. 11 teams defeated. maria: that is awesome. i can't find a 20 pound turkey. anchor: we have our csi we are going to recoup it. maria: it is in an oven somewhere. ed: coming up, fire breaks out at a home. how residents get another resident to safety. maria: and this patch could be a lifesaver.
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he is 29 years old. he was investigating a car break-in on campus. he stops someone and that he was shot. sadly he has passed away. 29 years old.
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tonight, travel nightmares. a rocky start to the thanksgiving getaway. two powerful storms delivering a one-two punch from the rockies to the midwest. a record number of americans on the move, jamming highways. long lines at airports across the country. slow-going for millions on one of the busiest travel days of the year. al the president-elect nominating the first two women to his cabinet. two names who opposed him during the election. trump appearing to soften his stand against some of his critics. breaking news. police revealing the bus driver's toxicology report. and what we've just learned about the route he was driving. should he have been on it? parade threat. police increasing security and new steps to protect against a lone wolf attack. and black friday.


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