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move to the coastline. eyeopener continues right now. announcer: now, on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- randy: another tough break for the patriots. the surgery today for star rob gronkowski and just how long he could be out. antoinette: a grim discovery in lawrence. a body found along the merrimack river. the family of a missing teenager fearing the worst. randy: a violent robery in lowell. the new video of dangerous thieves on the run on the eye for friday. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. antoinette: we're following breaking news on the eye. a violent night in boston. shots fired. and a wentworth campus cruiser struck by another vehicle. the investigation overnight into who is responsible thanks for joining us on this friday morning. i'm antoinette antonio in for emily today. randy: i'm randy price. kelly ann in for cindy this
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40 degrees in boston, but the wind-chill factor is below freezing. winds 16 miles an hour and throughout the day they'll occasionally gust up to 20 to even 25 miles per hour. really impacting how it's feeling as you're heading out the door even as we head into the afternoon. here's what it's looking like wind chill-wise. it's feeling like 23 degrees in worcester right now. mainly low to mid 30's, the windll providence feeling like 31 degree at this point. winds are picking up already. along the coastline, mainly around 13 to 15 miles per hour. boston seeing a wind speed of only 16. but check out worcester. that wind speed at 20 miles an hour. occasionally gusts to 25 in the height of the afternoon. dry and clear on the radar right now. that will be the case throughout the rest of the forecast today. sunshine breaking out, and notice how although our temperatures cool quite a bit for around sunrise into the
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rise this afternoon. those temperatures eventually reaching the upper 40's in the height of the afternoon. good news, no signs of fog for this morning, olessa, on those roadways. olessa: visibility i nice and light. no problems. a live look at the expressway for you, a check near the south bay mall. the northbound side heading toward the bottom of the screen. let's go to the maps and check the rest of your ride. 128, project clearing near pike is quiet. last construction in the final stages. 128, 3a to 2a. looking good from methuen down to the leverett connector. randy: disappointing news for patriots fan. rob gronkowski may not be returning to the field this season. gronk set to have surgery on his back today. antoinette: the eyeopener's sera congi live at gillette stadium with the reaction from the
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sera: that reaction, antoinette and randy, coming from the patriots as well as the gronkowski family. he'll be having surgery today. he is not expected to continue on with the season. however, the family says they're not going to make a decision until they see how he does after this surgery. part of the statement, take a look, it reads after a hit early in the jets game, rob began to experience significant back and leg pain. the injury forced him to leave the game, and he didot quarter of last sunday's game where gronk was slow to get up after taking a hit, and he did not return to the field. gronk will undergo surgery to address that lower back injury. the surgery will be in los angeles. tom brady reacting to the news last night. >> i've seen him the last few days. i've spoken to him a few times. everyone's thinking about him and what he's gone through. it's such a physical sport. it's hard to see people that you
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share. i also know the results he has, and that will neverhange with him. he'll be determined as ever to get back and get better as soon as possible. sera: we're all hoping for that certainly. this is a surgery that gnk has had twice before. coming up in our next half hour, we'll hear from some experts in boston who say that may make what is normally a straightforward surgery a little more complicated. live at gillette stadium, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. breaking overnight, boston police investigating after shots are fired on parker street in roxbury. this was around 1:30 this morning. a wentworth campus police cruiser hit. four people were in the vehicle. one was arrested. three got away. the officer was taken to the hospital but will be okay. also breaking, boston police are investigating a shooting in dorchester. one man in serious condition after getting shot on devon
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no word on any suspects at this hour. randy: one family is waiting for an answer after a horrible discovery in the city of lawrence. a decapitated body was found along the merrimack river. that's the same area where a missing teenager was last seen. and the eyeopener's nicole estaphan is in lawrence with the disturbing mystery. nicole: good morning, randy. the body of the man found here along the river yesterday has yet to be identified, but as you mentioned, a lawrence family fears the victim may be loved one. 16-year-old lee manuel paulino was seen two weeks ago. he'd been on the river's edge with a friend. at this point, the district attorney is not making any connection, but the boy's father talking to our jorge quiroga last night. >> have they told you anything? >> they haven't said nothing. >> what are you thinking? >> i'moping for the best. >> it's just sickening. it's just -- it's just scary to think that something like this
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nicole: how the victim died is still a mystery this morning. the victim's head later found after an extensive search. now, friends do describe paulino as a good kid, never in trouble. live in lawrence, nicole estaphan, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: nicole, thank you. terrifying video out of lowell this morning. look at this. you see those two masked men barging into a convenience store threatening the clerk and then getting away with cash. the search for those suspects is on. the night at the belvedere wine and spirits store. one of the men was armed with a handgun, the other a sawed-off shotgun. that clerk puts his hand in the air ande walks away from the re. his boss saying that he did the right thing. >> take the money. i don't want to fight. that's the first thing. antoinette: police believe these are the same men spotted earlier
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w the masked pair. he ran into the store, locked the doors and called 9-1-1. randy: donald trump is previewing a plan of action as he celebrates his white house win. the president-elect had a lot to say at a victory rally in ohio last night, and erika is here with his message. erika: yes, randy. in ohio, trump announced he'd chosen retired marine general james "mad dog" mattis as secretary of defense. in the 17 days trump spent campaigning in ohio was the road show, this was the reunion. >> i love you, ohio. this is a great place. erika: in cincinnati mapping out a broad agea that includes tax reforms, repealing and reforming obamacare and focusing on inclusion. >> we denounce all of the hatred. we're going to come together. erika: the president-elect condemning bigotry and prejudice
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to some of his most controversial campaign rhetoric ill construct a great wall at the border. erika: keeping muslims out of the country. >>pl are pouring in from regions of the middle east. we have no idea who they are, where they come from. erika: gloating in his win over hillary clinton, the president-elect smiling as supporters chanted to lock her up. >> we did have a lot of fun fighting hillary, didn't we? erika: earlier in indiana where mike pence is still governor, trump and the vice president-elect talking about the deal to keep about a thousand jobs and a carrier manufacturing job in indianapolis in return for $7 million in tax incentives. trump said he sent a loud message for companies wanting to leave. >> there will be consequences. meaning, they'll btaxed very
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criticizing the deal, saying carrier took trump hostage and won. corporations can now threaten to offshore jobs. antoinette: a legal setback for a woman in connection with the death of her boyfriend. prosecutors say carter encouraged 18-year-old conrad roy to commit suicide. carter's attorneys wanted an expert to an antidepressant roy was taking. they say the drug warns it may cause suicidal effects. no bail for the brockton teenager charged with stabbing his mother to death. frantz polynice allegedly stabbed his mother 15 times inside their merritt avenue home. he'd recently been released from a hospital where he had been treated for depression. randy: new duck boat safety
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governor charlie baker has 10 days to take action on the legislation that has reached his desk and already is in the process for the company. a deadly collision between a duck boat and motor scooter last april prompted the changes. 28-year-old allison warmuth died in this accident. the bill prohibits duck boat drivers from also serving as narrators. blind spot cameras and proximity sensors will be required. antoinette: a high-speed driver posting a live video to the crash that ended that wild ride. and a warning for wine drinkers this morning before pouring that glass. the potential health impact just discovered. erika? erika: tracking breaking news overnight. a wentworth campus police cruiser involved in a crash in boston. it happened after reports of shots fired in roxbury. police now looking for three people after making one arrest at the scene. kelly ann? kelly ann: dry today, but we're still dealing with some breezy conditions. how long that's going to last
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mp that follows. first, here's what to expect when you head out the door.
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don't waking us up. good morning, eyeopener. randy: good morning. thank you, second graders, columbus school in medford. antoinette: we love those masks. they've been studying bats. did they say don't wake us up? get your friends and classmates and you can record your own wake-up call. erika: do not wake me up. the alarm goes off. antoinette: we feel you. kelly ann: as you're heading out the door this morning, there's no rainfall. there is a bit of a chill out there. it's definitely going to wake you up. you're heading out and it's down 30's for most spots. this is the wind-chill factor, what it's feeling like. you're looking at the thermometer.
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this is what it's feeling like. 23 degrees in worcester right now. feeling well below freezing. that's the case as we move along the coastline with boston feeling like 31 degrees right now. plymouth, a wind chill of 30 as we move on to the cape. dry on the radar right now. no signs of really any clouds and any precipitation. but the lack of clouds do allow for our temperatures to get cooler tonight. you may have recalled yesterday athis time we were seeing many spots in the 40's to eve a bit of a change today as we see that cooler air moving in from the west. notice how this westerly flow is actually producing flurries as we move into western new york. it's going to try to creep into western massachusetts, the berkshires later this afternoon and evening. east of the berkshires, we are staying dry, because luckily for us, we're on the other side of e mountains. that's going to bring down-sloping wind keeping us dry
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temperatures struggle. we're sitting just about 50 in boston this afternoon. 50 in hyannis. as we move into inland locations, a few 40's expected, worcester at 44 degrees even as we head out toward orange, 46 degrees with a high temperature this afternoon. as we take a look at our futurecast, dry conditions condition, but notice how those clouds gather as we move into our western massachusetts locations. eventually, some of those clouds produce a sprinkle or two, and even some for the berkshire mountains. that is going to fade overnight and we are drying out. big, these cool temperatures we're seeing toward alaska and canada, when will that approach here? we are starting to see an arctic blast as we head into next week. it starts to move into the western portion of the country and eventually that will approach oureg toward the end of next week. seven-day forecast includes sunshine breaking out for today.
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temperatures progressively falling. in fact, by sunday, we'll see many spots, olessa, struggle to get out of the 30's. so a bit of a winter wind chill making a return. olessa: i heard you say flurries earlier. kelly ann: monday morning. olessa: so far the ride not too bad. a live check of route 1 in saugus. volumes nice and light. we're hoping for that friday light commute. let's go to the maps and check the rest of your ride. not seeing any boston and south. construction cleared by the zakim bridge. if your trip takes you along 24 you're fine. 95 as well. no complaints along route 3. pike 15 minutes eastbound 495 to 128. 128 looks good. construction is gone. heading north, road work also cleared away on 128 south by route 3a. trains and buses are running on schedule. antoinette? antoinette: olessa, thanks. a dangerous drive on a busy rhode island highway streamed
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than 100 miles an hour. and that drive only stopped after a terrifying crash. onasi olio-rojas sped along route 6 toward i-95 in rhode island. he was driving erratically, using the breakdown lane to pass other people. that drive ended in a crash. olio-rojas hitting the back of a garbage truck. then the concrete barrier in the middle of the road. olio-rojas is in critical condition at the hospital. >> the shows a blatant disregard that the operator has for anybody else on the roadway. i mean, we're very fortunate that he didn't hit anybody else. antoinette: state police used d.o.t. cameras to verify this video. they say olio-rojas will face charges. randy: your economy this friday morning. airbnb is enforcing new limits on private home rentals. the limitations affect london and amsterdam but could impact the boston market a well.
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house-sharing sector can lead to illegal hotels. in london, homes cannot be shared for more than 90 days while amsterdam will impose a 60-day limit. check of the markets, asian shares falling overnight as investors await u.s. jobs data. stock futures here are lower right now. investors are watching for the release of the november employment report today. antoinette: a new study from researchers at brown finds a nightly glass of white wine is linked to a for melanoma. drinking beer, red wine or liquor wasn't found to significantly affect this risk. researchers caution that this only shows an association between drinking white wine and cancer and not a cause. new this morning -- fun ways to burn fat and lose fat without stepping foot in the gym. take a 15-minute walk around the block. you'll burn nearly three times as many calories as you would by sitting for the same amount of
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dieters lost 55% less fat when they slept for 5 1/2 hours than when they slept for 8 1/2. foods to help you sleep, cherries and bananas. and then get your dance on. dancing for an hour can burn anywhere from 200 to 600 calories. you're also building strength and increasing your flexibility. randy: and having a good time. antoinette: increasing your flexibility, i will not do it on sleep. antoinette: that's one i can get on board with. a new puppy takes a bathroom break inside, but it's what happened next that's going viral. randy: it cleans up his mess. and we're going to show you that ahead in eyepoppers. erika: new on the eyeopener at 5:30, a park ing meter spike in boston. also, rob gronkowski slated to have surgery today. why one local doctor says his case may be tougher than others. and we continue to follow
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people after a car crashed into a wentworth campus cruiser. one person under arrest.
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kelly ann: as you're heading out the door, it is feeling chilly, wind chills down into the 20's and below freezing for much of the area.
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progressively get cooler. 50 degrees for today, but it is going to feel cooler because of those winds in place. winds occasionally up to 15 miles per hour, gusting near 25. at least that sunshine will be out. tomorrow, 43-degree high. very cold in the morning, though. we're starting below freezing for many spots. antoinette, it's going to struggle to get into the 40's in the height of the afternoon. antoinette: all right, kelly ann. thank you. 5:24, time for your friday morning ey olessa: an eager beaver. antoinette: it's really a beaver. olessa: looking at christmas trees. the sheriff's office says that little guy walked right through the front doors. the beaver was removed, taken to wildlife rehab. antoinette:'s cute. he heard about my sad christmas tree and wants to get me a new one. olessa: look at this.
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the 3-year-old pit bull had an accident on the bathroom floor, and this is what the homeowner came home to, toilet paper covering the puddle. pablo is now an internet sensation. you can follow pablo and his bathroom experiences on twitter. he has 1500 followers. antoinette: can you give my kid some tips? randy: come to my house and teach my dog a few things. a possible mountai in central massachusetts. the evidence one woman says proves her story. and a violent home invasion in the city of brockton. the manhunt underway for the pair that tasered a vietnam vet. >> this is an editorial by wcvb channel 5's president and general manager bill fine. >> a few topics resonated with the editorial board this week. how many times has social chatter led to arrests before plots turn into major crimes,
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in a progressive attempt to monitor internet activity and further protect its citizens, the boston police department wants to purchase software already proven effective in modern-day sleuthing. the city council and civil rights groups want assurances that the criteria and tools being used don't lead to excessive profiling. in other words, both sides are taking reasoned steps to ensure success. that said, we give our nod towards the bpd. to move forward and capture the right balance between sng all. now that the majority of massachusetts voters have decriminalized marijuana and opened the door to recreational pot, cities and towns, law enforcement and lawmakers all are grappling with how this new reality will take place. retail sales aren't scheduled to start until 2018. development of a newly designated legal industry worth billions raises more questions than answers.
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tobacco? a plan which grants fair access to capital for those hoping to reap profits from this new business and how to minimize the impact on those businesses with retail locations selling marijuana and edibles. it's said the devil is in the details. successful implementation requires lawmakers to carefully
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announcer: now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- >> gronk going under the knife. >> why the surgery may be more challenging than usual. >> a lawrence family fearing the worst days after a teenager disappears. >> the family's message after a grisly discovery. >> paying more to park in two of boston's most popular neighborhoods. >> the reason behind a d announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. randy: 5:30 friday morning, looking at traffic moving on the southeast expressway in boston. and things are slowing down heading into the city. good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm randy price. antoinette: i'm antoinette antonio in for emily with olessa and kelly ann in for cindy. we saw those live pictures, dry
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the temperature. 36 degrees out there. kelly ann: definitely a chilly one. at least the fog isn't there we were seeing yesterday. you need a couple of more layers. it's beginning t feel like that december chill. highs this afternoon will attempt to hit 50, but check out tomorrow. we're dropping into the 40's. that's actually a tad below average, which is about 46 degrees this time of year. we're down to the 30's as we head into sunday and monday. get those jackets handy. it w ahead. right now we're seeing those winds starting to get gusty out there as well. that's going to be a factor making things feel colder in the afternoon. worcester seeing a wind speed of 20 miles per hour. we're seeing wind speeds in boston of 16. so that's why even though our temperatures right now are starting to inch toward the upper 30's, it's still feeling like the 20's and lower 30's out there right now with the wind chills only 23 degrees in worcester, but as you move along the coastline, not quite as bad. low to mid 30's with wind chills
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satellite and radar looking dry overhead for right now. it will stay clear as we move into the afternoon as well. temperatures struggle to get out of the 40's. here's a look at our traffic with olessa. olessa: thank you, kelly ann. so far the roads are quiet this morning. a live look at the expressway. here's a look by the gas tank northbound heading to the top of the screen. you can see a little bit of that volume starting to build early this afternoon. let's go to the maps and check the rest of your ride. so far so good traveling into boston. south of town, no issues. the pike is quiet, 15 minutes eastbound 495 to 128. north of town, you're good to go as well. no problems at this point. so far trains and buses starting the morning on schedule. randy: thank you. breaking news on the eyeopener for this friday morning. antoinette: erika tracking overnight investments. >> shots fired on parker street in roxbury 1:30 this morning. a wentworth campus police cruiser was hit by a car on the same street. four people were in that
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three got away. boston police say the officer will be okay. also breaking right now, boston police investigating a shooting in dorchester. one man is in serious condition after being shot on devon street. his condition does not appear to be life-threatening. a lawrence family is hoping a body found along the merrimack river is not this young man. 16-year-old lee manuel paulino was seen two weeks ago. the essex county d.a.'s office has not released the gronkowski will be having surgery today on his lower back. antoinette: the eyeopener's sera congi live at gillette stadium with what we're learning about this procedure, sera. sera: antoinette and randy, we don't know the specifics of the surgery that gronk will be having today. however, doctors in boston tell us that typically it is pretty straightforward. gronk was injured during the game with the jets on sunday in the first quarter of the game. he walked off the field and did not return.
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say that could make this latest surgery a little trickier than usual. >> if this herniation is at the same level he's had previous surgery at, it could be a little more complex. there will be some scar. he may be at increased risk for another herniation. >> the doctor tells us the vast majority of these surgeries are successful and gronk isod live at gillette stadium, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: worcester police are asking for the public's help in identifying a shooting suspect. the shooting happened last night. police responded to this area of 295 pleasant street. they found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg. the teen was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital. he is expected to recover. anyone with information should call worcester police. antoinette: brockton police searching for suspects in a violent home invasion that sent
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three masked men stunned michael acciavatti with a taser. he was able to free himself and called police. those men got away with gold coins from the home. it's unclear whether they may have been familiar with the victim or property. a former student at proctor academy in andover, new hampshire, has been indicted on sexual assault ch girl was attacked in her dorm room at the school. according to proctor officials, the defendant in the case, derek tillotson, left school the same day as the assault. randy: rachelle bond is accused of disposing her daughter's body after a boyfriend killed the
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michael mccarthy will be tried separately. antoinette: the first two days of the deer hunt are in the books and they've killed more than 40 deer. the controlled hunt began tuesday. the hunters checked in 24 deer tuesday, 17 on wednesday. the department of conservation and recreation says the goal here is to lessen the impacts of deer overpopulation. the hunt continues next week. randy: a new parking program in boston aimed at deterring people long. you'll start seeing a pretty significant price hike at the meters in the seaport district and in the back bay of the city. the current meter race is $1.25 an hour. starting january 3 in the back bay, that goes up to $3.75.seap. the goal of the program is to open spaces for all drivers. similar efforts have been successful in other cities, seattle, los angeles and san francisco.
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start time next fall. school administrators are looking at the time change as a cost-cutter. they're weighing an even distribution of schools, the school buses among the districts' three start times. they say that would allow buses to do three runs instead of two. school department expects to discuss this issue next week with the school committee. antoinette: 5:37 on your friday morning. a horse attacked in central mass, the evidence prompting warnings about a mountain lion. and ahead in morning, a standoff at a bank in florida. the help given to swat team members to bring an end to this dangerous situation. new help for pipeline protestors in north dakota.
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olessa: wack wackily to the eyeopener. live look at the expressway. check by the gas tank. you can see the northbound side is starting to build volume. 20 minutes braintree to friday morning. kelly ann, the roads are dry. kelly ann: it's nice to see that big change heading our way. dry conditions today and into the days ahead as well. rainfall well out to our west. as you look at your seven-day forecast, staying dry into the weekend, but check out those temperatures. a downward trend. we hit near 50 but feeling like the 40's. and eventually by sunday, we'll see those temperatures drop into the 30's. you really want to watch out for those morning lows.
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flurries. there could be slick travel, randy. randy: a petersham woman says she has proof a mountain lion attacked her horse. this happened in june. anne marie zukowski says her horse received deep cuts from an animal that she was sure was a cougar, but mountain lions are extremely rare in massachusetts. just two confirmed sights in 20 years. zukowski, however, had evidence. >> i was about that big, and it was kind of stuck together as a clump of hair, and it was light brown in color. randy: a dna lab at the university of florida confirmed the sample is from a mountain lion. state wildlife experts are looking into this. antoinette: ahead, breaking details after shots are fired and a campus police cruiser is struck in boston. the investigation to see if the events are connected. a family's fear after a body is
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shooting inside a middle school.
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randy: good morning. news to go. lawrence, foxboro and erika has a new message from the president-elect. antoinette: first we want to check in with kelly ann cicalese and the forecast. it is a lot cooler out there this morning. kelly ann: we're feeling that winter chill trying to break back into the area.
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now are about 20 miles an hour in worcester. that's starting to make things feel like the 20's at this point. bundle up as you're heading out this morning. it's going to stay chilly even this afternoon as those winds continue to stay strong. right now in downtown boston, 40 degrees, but it's not feeling like it. right now, that wind chill is down below freezing for downtown boston with a wind speed of 16 miles an hour. winds are blowing in from the west. it's bringing some of that cooler air into the area. it's also going to keep us dry for today. we have a through much of the forecast today, especially for our eastern locations. as we move to the forecast elsewhere, we can see temperatures right about 38 degrees as well.nce, pmouth8 41 in hyannis. not quite as chilly for the cape at this point, but we will see those temperatures struggle to get out of the 40's in the height of the afternoon. sunshine will be breaking through. sunrises this morning, we have clouds staying well off to our
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any signs of precipitation also holding off that way. we'll be staying dry throughout your morning and afternoon as well. day planner includes winds gusting near 25 miles per hour. temperatures in the height of the afternoon topping out near 48 degrees. as we move into the next three days, you'll see temperatures really stay cool. 43 degrees for tomorrow, and on sunday, we struggle to get out of the 30's. now let's take a look at the roadways. olessa. olessa: so far it's pretty quiet, kelly ann. live look outside at the expressway nea screen. you can see volumes, but it's the only busy spot at this point. let's go to the maps and check the rest of your ride. 24 in good shape. route 3 as well. expressway, 20 minutes braintree into boston. most of the delays north of granite avenue. pike, 15 minutes eastbound 495 to 128. 93 south, a little volume out of methuen. good shape down into boston. trains and buses on schedule. randy: breaking overnight, two
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state police are saying it happened around 3:30 this morning on brush hill avenue road, the vehicle hitting a tree and catching fire. three people were inside the vehicle. the survivor was taken to boston medical treatment for treatment. rob gronkowski sidelined. antoinette: sera congi live in foxboro with the injury that could take him out for the rest of the season, sera. sera: antoinette and randy, everyone in patriots nation is hoping for the best. gronkaving surgery today in his family and the team saying he is likely out for the rest of the season. the hit and the injury happened during sunday's game against the jets. it was in that first quarter. he didn't return to the field, complaining of back and leg pain. he's had this procedure twice before. his family and the team say they will make a final decision about whether gronk will play in the season again after the surgery. they're going to see how he
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antoinette: boston police investigating after shots are fired on parker street in roxbury. this was around 1:30 this morning. a wentworth campus police cruiser hit by a car on that same street. four people were in the vehicle. one was arrested. the other three got away. boston police say the officer was taken to the hospital but will be okay. randy: also breaking, boston police searching for a suspect after a shooting in dorchester. one man is in serious condition devon street. his condition does not appear to be life-threatening. nicole: a grisly discovery here in lawrence. a man's decapitated body found along the river yesterday. his head a short time later. and though the district attorney is not identifying the body at this time, a local family fears it could be their missing teen son. >> my fear is that, you know, it's him.
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my friend? >> they haven't said nothing. >> what are you thinking? >> i'm hoping for the best. nicole: 16-year-old lee manuel paulino was seen on the river's edge. the d.a. is not making any connection. we're live in lawrence this morning, nicole estaphan, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: a surprise move from president-elect donald trump who announced ahead of schedule he's chosen retired marine general defense. it came during his first thank you tour rally. >> we did have a lot of fun fighting hillary, didn't we? >> lock her up, lock her up. >> trump promised to build a wall with mexico and stop immigration from muslim nations. trump denounced bigotry saying the nation must come together.
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company was given major tax incentives from the state. antoinette: the death toll from a devastating wildfire in tennessee climbs to 11 the investigators believe the fire that leveled gatlinburg early this week was caused by people. more than 700 homes and businesses are destroyed. in that town known as the gateway to the great smoky mountains. randy: today marks one year since the san bernardino terror attack in california. 14 people killed fire inside a holiday lunch for county health employees. the two who investigators say were inspired by isis were shot and killed by police. community members will remember the victims with a 14-mile bike ride and memorial service. antoinette: tragedy avoided. a 15-year-old brings a gun to school and his parents intervene. the utah parents were concerned about the boy's behavior, and when they noticed their guns were missg, they headed straight to the school.
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ran towards it. the father intervening. police say the parents disarmed their own son before anyone was hurt, and they held him until police arrived. police are investigating his motives. randy: newly released surveillance video here showing four boston police officers as they are hit by a fleeing car. two of them were dragged. this happened last week near dublin house, a bar in uplands corner in the city. all four officers treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. antoinette: two hidden hostages gave the swat team the distraction they needed. a 23-year-old man held 11 people hostage for two hours during the robbery in jacksonville. at one point, he put a gun to someone's head. and when two people hiding tried to make a run for it, the swat team rushed in. no one was hurt, and tha robber is now in custody. u.s. veterans are joining thousands of activists in their protest of the dakota access pipeline.
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in. their plan is to shield the protestors. on monday, state officials ordered activists to leave the cam, citing the harsh weather conditions. officials say they will not actively enforce that order. randy: allegations of child sex abuse growing against british soccer clubs. investigation has grown to nearly 350 alleged cases. over the past two weeks, several pro players have come forward to tell their stories of abuse 10 suspects have been identified by investigators looking into sex abuse claims. the english football association is funding a hotline to take in abuse claims. antoinette: changes in the newest collective bargaining agreement for major league baseball. the team with the best regular season record will get the extra home game. for the past 14 years, the league that won the annual all-star game got home field advantage. the american league dominated
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randy: lebron james named "sports illustrated" sports person of the year. he led the cavaliers to an nba title and ended cleveland's 52-year drop. he was selected as final m.v.p. for the third time. he joins tiger woods as the only athlete to receive the "sports illustrated" honor twice. antoinette: a win after a shootout at the garden for the bruins. the b's facing off against hurricanes last night. backup goalive anton khudobin earning his first win. 2-1 the final score. the b's visit the buffalo sabers tomorrow. randy: today marks the grand opening of boston winter at city hall plaza. sky 5 over the scene. it's been transformed into a skating rink and holiday festival. there will be a first skate featuring about a hundred youth,
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by boston children's theater. a lot of fun. holiday lights are going on boston common this morning. antoinette: boston's official christmas tree getting a spectacular reveal last night, and you saw it live right here on channel 5. >> five, four, three, two, one. light the tree! [cheers and applause] antoinette: light it up indeed. it's a beautiful sight there. and you know, for the first day of december, pretty mild temperatures for everyone who turned out. so you go visit city hall plaza, take a nice little skate, then go right over to the common, get some holiday lights action. kelly ann: it's starting to feel more like the season as temperatures are getting cooler. you're heading out right now, and we're starting to drop into the 30's and feeling like the 20's. good news, though, as you're heading out to check out the lights.
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westerly wind that's going to influence us, keeping us dry here locally, but also keeping some flurry action through much of upstate new york as we move into the forecast ahead today and tomorrow. temperatures heading out the door right now are mainly in the 30's. 34 in worcester. springfield at 31. downtown boston holding onto that 40 degrees, but it's all about that wind-chill factor, which right now is down into the 20's and 30's. feeling like 27 in worcester. feeling like 32 in boston. and even onto the mid 30's. heading into the height of the afternoon, temperatures will manage to inch toward 50 degrees. but the wind chills are basically what it feels like, it's still in the 40's even along the coastline. but boston seeing a wind chill in the height of the afternoon of only 42 degrees. and some colder air rushes into the region as we head into tomorrow morning as we see wind chills down into the low to mid 20's. futurecast looking dry through the forecast today. but what we're watching are a few clouds moving into our
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overnight, some of those clouds could produce a flurry or two heading out toward the berkshires. seven-day forecast cooling us down as we head into the weekend. we're going to stay cool as we head into the start of next week as well. it's by the middle of the week that we actually climb into the 40's. now let's look at our traffic with olessa. olessa: thank you, kelly ann. so far the right not too bad. zakim bridge, leverett connector, southbound side toward the bottom of the screen. early morning volume starting to let's check travel times. ride on the expressway is almost 25 minutes braintree into boston, the busiest spot. as you travel eastbound on the pike, still only 15 minutes, 495 to 128. and heading north, 93 south, a patch of delays into andover and approaching spot pond. trains and buses running on schedule. antoinette: olessa, thank you. a brockton teenager held without
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mother. randy: and a driver crashing after a wild ride. antoinette: we take a live look outside over the city of boston. it is dark and we are down to 36 degrees. we're back after this. at fallon health
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randy: ather tough break for the patriots. the surgery today for star rob gronkowski and just how long he could be out. >> a grim discovery in lawrence, a body found along the merrimack river, the family of a missing teenager fearing the worst. >> a violent robbery in lowell, the new video of armed and dangerous thieves. on the run. >> we're following breaking news on the eyeopener. a violent night in boston. shots fired and a wentworth campus cruiser struck by a vehicle. the investigation overnight into who is responsible. good morning, and thanks for joining us. 6:00 on this friday morning. i'm antoinette antonio in for emam today. >> and i'm randy price with

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