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>> shiri: big story bitter cold. >> please, just stop. >> sara: developing this morning, the search for the man behind the wheel and why he was speeding away if in the first place. >> gene: whitey bulger victims, the mobster's personal items are up for auction but families say that's not enough. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: good morning, everyone, and thank you so much for joining us on thursday, february 11th, i'm sara underwood. >> gene: i'm gene lavanchy. bundle up because temperatures will not get above freezing. live look at brighton, slight breeze but nice looking sunrise as well and storm track weather center where she says there could be black ice on the
careful, you will find slippery spots. >> shiri: since the sun came up 13 minutes ago, you would expect we start to warm up, but not so much the case. now you can see we have flurries inching into central massachusetts and athol and orange and worcester at 20 with just the clouds, 26 in boston, clouds really moving in the last hour, southeastern massachusetts, one of the brighter locations now, but by 9:00 a.m. we have partly cloudy skies and flurries will be much closer to say the bedford area, up to lawrence by the time we hit 9:00 this morning and lunchtime we will have the chance planted right over boston lunch time temperatures from 28 in boston to 22 in worcester, 27 in nashua, 29 in plymouth and upper 20s on the north shore and then during the afternoon if anything we go down by a couple more degrees. let's plan around 24 to 30 for temperatures today, also winds gusting 30 all the way up to 35 miles per hour, which means wind chills back in the picture along with the flurries and snow
we will take close-up look at town by town wind chills and where they are going to the afternoon, coming up in less than ten minutes. julie grauert with live drive time traffic and brand-new accident. >> sara: >> julie: accident on the pike natick and starting to see the volume slow down just a little bit around the site of that accident. expressway slow from furnace brook parkway up to right around morrissey boulevard. here is live look at the pike through brighton, could see solar glare, bit of an issue right now, volume starting to increase slightly. over to your live drive times, 23 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 30 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 47 minutes 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: all right, man taken on hood of speeding car, and the driver is still on the loose. >> the driver was trying to get away from the police when he hit the man on the crosswalk. catherine parrotta live at the woburn police station where they
driver down. >> catherine: i checked with officers when i first arrived and i will be checking with them later again on where the case stands right now. as you mentioned to our knowledge they don't have the suspect in custody. in fact, they say this all started when police were talking to the suspect. he took off and eventually hit a pedestrian and according to police and you might find it remark believe that pedestrian is home recovering. he is back home in his chair recovering as fractured yesterday after ordeal that could have killed him. >> the car came out of nowhere, and he hit the guy. >> it was all captured on surveillance video. walking to a mailbox on union street when a vehicle slammed into him, carrying him for about 1,000 feet. >> for some unknown reason i grabbed on to the hood, and he shot up the street. he must have been doing at least 60 miles per hour. >> he was pretty, pretty mangled
the girl actually moved him a little bit because he was in a ton of pain. >> catherine: woburn police say this man was behind the wheel. tyson delgado ran from them after he allegedly assaulted an officer at asphalt company on the other side of town after they were called there to gedelgado about a company gas card. delgado was hired as a driver but was fired in october. residents in woburn and winchester were on alerted overnight taking extra precautions with the suspect on the loose, and they aren't the only ones that are hoping for his capture. >> i just want to see him get justice. you know, let him get caught. >> catherine: and you did see an image of that suspect there, but we also have a different video that we can show of you that suspect as well, video that fox25 was able to track down. so we will show that to you next half hour. also according to police officer was assaulted as part of all of this and tell you what we know
all that coming up in next half hour. catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: this morning tractor-trailer crashes into overpass on eastbound lane of the mass pike. this is just past exit 84 in sturbridge. our photographer was on the scene about 2:00 this morning. you could see the truck was highway. it was badly damaged and working to get update on driver's condition. the traffic is moving freely through the stretch of highway. >> sara: three men accused of robbing a convenience store and locking themselves in boston apartment will be in court today they were taken into custody on roach street last night. police say they barricaded themselves inside a home and happened at robber on savinville avenue. the store was held up around 6:00 last night. >> gene: a murder mystery under investigation in wareham where father and well-known volunteer shot to death in his his home. it happened by cranberry highway
live at wareham police headquarters where police are working on the investigation. jess, the neighbors say the man worked out at ymca every morning, and they all knew him very well. >> jessica: that's right, gene not only worked amount ymca everyday, but also worked as local salvation army here in wareham. they say he had no known enemies at all, and this morning police are trying to answer so many questions, including who could possibly be responsible for this. >> he was an amazing person. he very caring, always cared about everybody, always asked me how my kids were. >> jessica: still so many questions this morning in the death of john williams. 70-year-old father and volunteer found shot to death in his wareham home tuesday. >> he would ever say if you see a small plane flying down in the area, it is probably taking look at the pond and the house. >> jessica: he loved amateur radio and flying.
part owner of plane kept at the taunton airport. he was retired but worked part-time at the salvation army to play for the plane's upkeep. >> recently a friend of his, actually went through a program and recently passed. >> jessica: ymca director told our crews he went to work out at the local ymca. everyone that knew him left with so many questions. >> trying to rationalize it. think through the scenarios that could happen, and i can't think of one. he was just that guy when somebody came in to rob him, he would probably say go ahead, take it, go, have a good day. >> jessica: neighbors say williams leaves behind three adult children that he was very close to this morning wareham police and plymouth county d.a.'s office still trying to track down leads, but at this point they have not named any suspects or possible motives. live in wareham, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: local woman charged
rest of her life behind bars. melissa pfeiffer was found guilty of second-degree murder. she was charged with setting her boyfriend's clothes on fire during argument in christmas eve 2010. fire spread to another apartment in her complex and killed neighbor crystal blanchard. the victim's mother spoke exclusively with fox25 after the verdict. >> any time i smell smoke, that's my thing. christmas, birthday, probably the hardest. >> gene: pfeiffer will be sentenced next month. gene: this morning still no word what caused devastating fire that killed one woman and sent her brother and sister to the hospital. fox25 carrying the story as it was breaking yesterday morning in fitchburg. the fire chief lives nearby and rushed into the burning home without any gear in order to try to save the people inside. although the victims were in the 60s and all lived in the house together. the fire department says so far this fire does not appear to be suspicious.
bernie sanders and hillary clinton will square off tonight in the next democratic debate. sanders is coming off a landslide win over clinton in the new hampshire primary. the debate will take place in milwaukee. sara: and meanwhile, sanders is bringing in the dough raised $6.4 million in the 24 hours after polls closed in new hampshire tuesday. he urged people to donate during the victory speech tuesday, and so many people did. the website actually crashed. the average contribution was $34 sanders now faces his next hurdle in south carolina and nevada where clinton is expected to fair well among monerrity voters. sara: last night donald trump went to klemmon university in south carolina. he threw jabs at jeb bush, mocking him for the amount of money he spent on attack ads against him. trump is coming off a 1st
overa crowded republican field. sara: and stick with fox25 for all things election. we will be following the latest developments every morning as we get closer to super tuesday and election day in november. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes every ten minutes. looking at 48. community on 93 southbound from 495 in andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: talking wind chills five to 10 colder than actual temperature readings now, so really feels like the teen as you step up this morning. look at what happens this afternoon, noon time still feels like the teens out there, and gets colder by the evening commute with single digit wind chills. see when they slide below zero next. >> sara: this morning local middle school students are being targeted by predator online. coming up at 7:30. how someone is using instagram to target kids. what parents need to look for. >> daniel: he went to jail when he was 18.
the militia protesting jailing of two farmers for farming land. gene: hospital for sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty. he was one of two officers killed at busy restaurant yesterday. one deputy was responding to call inside a panera bread when gunman shot him. suspect shot and killed another deputy as they responded to the scene. the suspect also killed during that shooting he had warrants out for his arrest in two states sheriff believed the first deputy was shot just because he was wearing uniform. >> sara: massachusetts man hugs his lawyers learning he will walk free. evidence used to convince him of rape back in 1985 was not reliable. fox25 daniel miller is following the story, and this man getting a brand-new trial, daniel. >> daniel: imagine the brand-new world he just walked
three decades george perrot said he was innocent, and yesterday he walked out of new bedford superior court a free man. >> really hasn't sunk in yet. right now i want to spend time with my mom. >> 1985 perrot was convinced and sentenced for raping 78-year-old woman in springfield, he was 17 years old then. key piece of evidence was single strand of hair and fbi admits it was not conclusive evidence. during the original trial perrot didn't match description of the attacker and there's strong crime. it was a big victory -- it was ay -- a big win for perrot for his lawyers and family. >> i will go out and have dinner, buy him a big steak. >> daniel: lawyers for the project at brandeis university
date has not yet been set, but we will, of course, let you know when it is. i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: new this morning families killed by james "whitey" bulger have been offered a settlement deal. wife of one of the victims government has presented deal that 16 families to split $822,000 in cash as well as proceeds from an auction of some of the burnham's personal items, including stanley cup ring. the money was found in bulger's careful hideout when he was captured in 2011. if the families accept the money they will have to give up right to sue the federal government. one family told the herald all bulger's guns that were found in the apartment should also be part of the auction to get them more money. bulger serving consecutive life sentences and federal prison in florida. >> sara: parents count on children getting to and from children each day safely, but fox25 investigation found kids are in danger bypassing stopped
this video we found on youtube captures the close call that student had walking away from his stopped bus in west virginia, and just this school year student from attleboro hit by a driver who allegedly illegally passed stopped bus. now fox25 has learned there's a proposal on beacon hill that could better protect children while also raising money. tonight at ten political reporter sharman sacchetti particulars a along at how the technology is already doing just that in some school districts in new england. >> julie: shifting north of town we actually have a brand-new accident just popped up on 128. it is southbound. just been cleared off to the right-hand side in burlington as you approach route 3. 93 south jampacked from woburn down through medford and into the somerville area where we have reports of accident there involving a few cars on route 16
slower than last time we checked in on this shot. seemed like last time there was room between the cars. now you're just crawling as you approach lynn fells parkway. here are live drive times, 42 minutes on the pike four from 95 to mass ave and 31 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 32 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us. shiri, you have a special guest. you're hosting your sister this weekend. she woke up to 50s in miami and she was saying ooh, i don't know if i can do new england. bit of rude awakening. >> shiri: wind chills way below zero. sorry, guys, it is worst we have had of winter yet. average low temperature 24. that's important because that's where we are starting the day in boston and usually the darker it gets the colder it gets, so usually hit around sunrise.
the fact starting at 26 with clouds right now and this afternoon only get to 29, means 10 below average this afternoon, plus you could see the snowy icons back in the picture and do have the chance for flurries, for some snow squalls and further inland and worcester and clouds and 20 now, only going to be in the lower 20s all day long. so it is going to be another chilly day. we got a couple snowflakes on the map right now, especially western massachusetts just reaching the fringes of central mass here. these are some more flurries and as the cold front drops into the area, see more and more of them fire up throughout the day. flurries, a couple snow squalls set up like yesterday, it is going to be colder, everybody below freezing and stuff easier time to stick to untreated roads pockets of snow on the map here, great time to use the fox25 weather app, check before you
keep eye where the snow showers are and where you might find sticking slippery roadways. going to be nice and bright, all about the sunshine when you wake up, and even during the afternoon we have clouds building in during the day, but once we hit friday evening, this is 9:00 p.m., in comes the snow. actually got a better chance for some accumulation friday night into saturday morning. high temperatures today 22 in worcester, 27 in bedford, 29 in boston, 28 beverly, upper 20s plymouth down to hyannis, 27 nashua, 24 in keene, new hampshire. look at cooldown into the weekend. so we have high temperatures in the teens here saturday and sunday, but it is going to feel a lot cooler than that when you wake up in the mornings. so the morning lows, this is going to be the brutal part of the forecast. first stop saturday. there's a chance of accumulation, only about one to three inches from friday night through the day on saturday from plymouth down to the cape and the islands.
coating and snow showers and sunday this is the real cold, my friend. see zero in the morning, add a little wind and going to feel like it is about 20 to 30 below zero, even the afternoon, thermometer might say 17. going to feel like it is still below zero, so let's bundle up and another weather maker around tuesday with both rain and snow. back over to you. >> gene: 7:21. toddler gets bit in the face by a dog. the unlikely place where it happened and animal was doing there in the first place. but first, if you smoke 'em,
of snow, only a jerk would do this. one woman we saw using space saver says needs parking spot. >> sara: boston priciest condo has new owner and globe reports that the grand penthouse in the millennium tower has been sold. it takes up the entire top floor of the building and buyer's name not being released and buyer wants to use it on family home and wouldn't say how much the condo was listing for but it is 37 and a half million dollars. the building set to open this summer.
city plans to install containers for used cigarette butts. people can have fun with containers. on top there will be random questions and each side of the box will represent a different answer. >> >> gene: 14 story ramp dwarfs the green monster. olympic medalist and federal champs and athletes competing for $150,000 prize. fun way to spent weekend at fenway if you bundle up. >> sara: going to be a cold one. >> gene: got a lot of shares on facebook page. great lengths police took to make sure she didn't get hit and snack that helped lure her to safety. >> shiri: we got snow back in the forecast.
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: temps never going to get above freezing today and rather cold days here, so you need to be prepared. >> sara: it is tricky but it is cold. >> shiri: getting into the weather looks great but don't touch. as soon as you step outside going to feel pretty chilly. not all that bad right now. 23 in bourne, 27 in marty walsh field right now, 26 in boston, mid-20s in woburn and waltham and natick and lowell 23 , 19 in nashua, new hampshire. 20 in worcester and got honestly
and don't have as much snowflakes as yesterday, and difference we got the threat for scattered flurries and snow squalls and cold and going to have easier time sticking today and check out wind chills as well, 9:00 a.m. 24 , wind chill 17. at noon time 29 . wind chills 16, gets down to and 7:00 this evening single digit wind chills all the while we got the risk for couple scattered snow showers, take look at how strong the wind will be and second half of the day and julie grauert with live drive time accidents. >> julie: accident on 93 southbound route 16 in the medford area. that's adding to the already heavy volume we see detail on 93 south. expressway new accident and so make way through the braintree split and will be brook parkway. here is look at expressway past
freeport street moving along at decent will he be but volume is slow. and 33 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 52 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. back to you. >> gene: simple follow request on instagram is subject of police investigation. >> sara: person behind this posing as a student to prey on middle school kids. michael henrich updating the story from northborough this morning and since first posted, it is the most viewed story on our site. >> michael: it is no surprise. personally when important comes out and several police departments throughout the area are sharing the message coming out of the northborough police department here, message posted to facebook, warning about what happened to kids at mel kin
can happen everywhere. user name, password and working e-mail account. the recipe to becoming anyone on social media. northborough police call it a dangerous problem. >> clearly avenue for a a lot of predators to lure kids in. >> michael: somebody posing as middle school student sent real middle school kids follow requests on instagram. then if they accepted sent them pornographic pictures. police worry the predator could ask kids to send revealing images back. the account's bio says mms sixth grade and does not have profile picture. parents, the minute my granddaughter got in the front door we discussed this. another important said they -- parent said they are not to accept
>> we know pretty much about all of her friends. if she follows anybody, she follows who she knows and who she trusts. >> michael: there were resources to help parents talk to kids. all of that coming up. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: this is developing out of woburn this morning, jarring surveillance video shows local man struck in crosswalk and taken for a wild ride. now this morning hearing from the victim hearing from his life trapped on the hood. fox25 catherine parrotta is live at the woburn police station where the suspect remains on the run this morning, catherine. >> catherine: checking in 8:00
the case stands today, but to our knowledge they are still looking for the suspect and still investigating this case. of course, police say he hit a pedestrian and they say it all started when they were trying to talk to him about something to ask him a couple questions. this is the man police say is the suspect. this is 29-year-old tyson delgado, and fox25 tracked down video of him. another perspective, another look at him. police say he allegedly assaulted officer at asphalt company and trying to talk to him about previous incident. we have learned it wants to do -- it has to do with theft at company gas card. surveillance video shows vehicle plowing into al pecka, grabbing him for 1,000 feet. >> unknown reason i grabbed on to the hood and he shot up the street.
60 miles per hour. >> catherine: he is back home this is chair this morning trying to recover from the whole ordeal. also mentioned officer was allegedly assaulted as part of this whole thing, and according to police that officer was not seriously injured, so bit of good news there as well. meantime though we heard more from al peeka, pedestrian in all of this, talked to witnesses about what they saw unfolding. hear more about that the next half hour. catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: this is tyson delgado, he has dreadlocks and wears glasses. he was last seen wearing construction boots, black hoodie and gray sweatpants. we have the picture up right now on the facebook page and our website if you would like to share it call police immediately if you have seen him. >> gene: police investigating deadly crash in quincy. this was breaking yesterday on the fox25 morning news.
boston, 29-year-old front seat passenger were killed. the 30-year-old man from methuen was in the back seat and survived. he is currently at brigham & women's hospital. gene: car flipped over and slams into a utility pole after a police chase knocked out power and part of local town. this morning still causing problems for businesses. crash happened early yesterday morning and route 18 and abington, and even with backup generators it could be days when power gets restored with the area. >> the way the pole fell ripped wires around the building. we have no electric wire coming in. >> gene: driver didn't stop when police tried to pull him over because he thought there was a warrant and he didn't want to go to jail. turns out there was no warrant. he faces self charges this morning. >> sara: new details on breaking story we have been following since wednesday when piece of metal flew off the pike
the people inside. this morning the drive faces charges for leaving the scene of the accident. police say load wasn't security properly and company that owns the truck has been issued violation. three people in the other car were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. sara: this morning attack on toddler has neighbors calling for ban on dogs in public buildings. 18-month-old child was bitten two times in the office inside the saugus town hall. family members tell fox25 the girl needed ten stitches to close the bite marks. now people in saugus asking why dogs are even allowed inside town hall. >> it should be safe to go to city hall, i think. >> i think it is terrible. don't think a dog should be allowed in there. >> sara: the owner of the dog is elected official at city hall and had dog at work with him.
not returned. >> gene: woman wanted in connection with branch fraud and identity theft ring. officers said she was last seen in white toyota camry and think she is part of ring that deals with fraud ring. stolen from coat racks and shelves from campus finance center and thieves are fellow b.u. students. >> sara: fine is dollar but senate majority leader wants that to go up. 80% of all pedestrian deaths happen when someone crosses it is road illegally. chandler tells the globe she
hopes of curbing pedestrian debt she said pedestrians need to be accountable as much as drivers. this morning this dog back home with her family. found roaming around 495 in methuen yesterday. three different police departments caught her and able to lure her into the cruiser with granola bar. troopers turned her over to animal control and dog later returned back to her family. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. head out and use the expressway looking at pen minute commute furnace brook parkway at columbia road. >> shiri: winds not quite whipping yet but look at how they strengthen this evening, winds gusting up around 30, 35 miles per hour, so we got a wind chill situation later today as well as this weekend and taken by hour-by-hour next.
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>> shiri: very light snow in marlboro and clinton and we will have to keep area of snow as vineyard right now and big stories and show you what kind of chill to expect in minutes. gene? >> gene: people usually don't like it when change something they are used to. this morning 320 million people have to decide how they feel about big changes to twitter. here to explain what exactly is happening to twitter.
to look more like facebook. relevancy at the top of the timeline and going to put more tweets at the top of the feed to show you what you missed and underneath and reverse chronological order. since the announcement a lot of folks are tweeting they don't want the change, so if you want to keep the old look, this is what you have to do. i'm on my page right now. so go to settings which is located at the top right of your screen here on your computer and go all the way down and look for show me the best tweets first. you will want to click the box here and what it basically says is tweets likely to care about most will show up first on timeline. pretty much simple and that's what you have to do. this week twitter stock fell to record low and twitter needs to do whatever it can do to keep users and advertisers happy. we will keep you posted.
fox25 news. >> gene: snyder aneponset circled 200 million-dollar plan to fix lead pipes that tainted the city's drinking water. gene: officials department of justice claimed the city continues to violate the rights of african-americans even after the shooting death of unarmed black teenager in 2014 that sparked riots across the country city council says she changed the agreement because they felt
gene: air force general fainting on pentagon briefing and sent to the hospital as precaution. military said that he returned to work yesterday. >> julie: delays starting to stretch at 128. this accident also been problematic, it is on 93 south, right at route 16 in medford. over to live drive times, 33 minutes right now on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 32 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. average speed just 16 miles per hour. almost an hour on 93 south 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us with a very chilly outlook ahead. >> shiri: chilly indeed so time for snow any time of the day and picking up additional coating to an inch, it is going to be patchy again today, and to really hit the higher end of the
we have winds gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour during the second half of the day, which means we have got wind chills that will make it feel even cooler and bitter cold for the weekend and look at how starting out the morning. know starting about bitter cold and chance for flurry and lots of breaks in the cloud cover, this coming on twitter, roslindale sunrise, boston red and then you could see from ipswich we have also got the very colorful sunrise this morning, and this is from new hampshire and send any time weather reports @fox25shiri thin spots closer to the coast you go and winds 88 miles per hour, that does mean we have a little wind chill and as winds get stronger and stronger this afternoon, even though see going up to 29 in boston at 1:00 p.m. or 27 at 3:00 p.m. it is really going to start feeling like teens and single digits by the time you head home from work
and the in fact we have flurries continuing and deal with patchy accumulation and boston at 29, quincy at 29, lawrence 28 , lowell at 28, 27 hudson. today worcester only at 22 , nashua, new hampshire 27. we even got upper 20s brockton and bridgewater to 29 in sandwich and cold enough for the snow to stick a little more easily than yesterday, especially to the untreated roads, sidewalks and such, so just need you to travel carefully this morning. don't have that much near marlboro and going to help trigger additional both flurries and snow squalls through the afternoon and dinner time we have a couple snowflakes flying and end shortly thereafter and after midnight skies will clear out when you wake up tomorrow morning. yes, we got the sunshine and cold and going to be more pronounced cold and even looking
readings for friday morning. clouds will be squeezing in toward us from both systems here, although the ocean one is mostly miss. you're going to see it bring light snow down to the cape and islands, south shore here friday night. rest of the area we get a couple light snow showers and flurries, so this isn't going to be a huge weather maker, but it is going to give us a little accumulation between friday night and saturday morning. 14 on sunday, big time cooldown. in fact, worcester on sunday only about 9 . here is 7-day forecast with weekend always in view because we do have the saturday snow accumulation at most one to three inches here for the cape and islands. up to about plymouth. sunday we will start at zero, high 17. i'm going to take you through the wind chills though that will be far below zero in a couple minutes. back to you. >> sara: wild crash on college campus and all the students failed to do that could have
>> my experience these things don't happen without serious problems, serious lapses in judgment. deviation from proper practice. negligence, if you will. >> gene: attorney calling for closer look at these types of cranes and potentially more regulation at the government level to make sure that they are safe. gene: parking garage comes
top of the construction worker. >> sara: thousands of passengers waking up on land sea. the ship was on way to the bahamas when it went straight into a storm. passengers caught the video of boat. passenger from massachusetts says the whole experience was terrifying. >> horror endous, thought i wasn't going to see my family again. i held on to the mattress so i wouldn't fall off the bed. i was with two teenage boys. it was horrendous. >> sara: passengers and lawmakers want investigation
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at what areas getting hit now. today. so by lunchtime in the mid to upper 20s still, got bands both flurries and the chance for some snow squalls just like we did yesterday and the clouds and chance for snow hanging tight here at 5:00 p.m. as well. wait until you see how cold it will be by the weekend coming up in a couple minutes. julie grauert up now with live drive time traffic and look at sky fox. >> julie: from sky fox we have pictures of brand-new accident. this is 93 northbound at sullivan square, see the car in the middle of the road right
barrier into the hov lane so people are slowing down both in the northbound and southbound directions to kind of and average speeds on 93 south right now, 9 miles per hour. over to your live drive times, 25 minutes on 128 to the tobin and andover to the leverett connector and 36 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: man crosses the streets and ends up on hood of the car and ends up running from police and they know who the driver was but haven't made an arrest and catherine parrotta and outside the woburn police station where they want to keep the suspect's picture out there this morning, catherine. >> catherine: yeah, they also want people to keep their eye out on the person and also take precautions live in woburn or winchester area, that's the
the overnight hours. we will be checking in with police here in next few minutes to find out where the case stands today, but as we mentioned actually hit head when running from police and when you see the video you might think it remarkable the pedestrian is home recovering today. this morning 65-year-old al picka back home in his share recovering from a fractured chair after ordeal that could have killed him. >> car came out of nowhere and hit the guy. >> all captured on surveillance video. picka walking to mailbox on union street when a vehicle slammed into him, carrying him for about 1,000 feet. >> grabbed on to the hood and he shot up the street. he must have been at least 60 miles per hour. >> pretty mangled up. girls actually ended up moving him a little bit because he was in a ton of pain. >> catherine: this man was helped the wheel.
after he allegedly assaulted an officer at this asphalt company on the other side of town and theft involving a company gas card. delgado was hired as driver but fired in october. residents in woburn and winchester on alert taking extra precautions with the suspect on the loose, and aren't the only ones that are hoping for his capture. >> i want to see him get justice let him get caught. >> catherine: i am going to run in there and check with police at the police department. of course, i will have another live report in just about a half hour. live in woburn, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: three men accused of robbing a convenience store and then looking themselves in a boston apartment will be in court today. they were taken into custody on roach street in dorchester last night. police say they barricaded themselves inside a home. this happened after a robber at pleasant view market on savin
it was held up around 6:00 last night. >> gene: well-known father and pilot found shot to death inside his house. the murder is mystery to neighbors and to police. fox25 jessica reyes is live at wareham police station where detectives are working to find the person who's responsible. good morning, jess. >> jessica: good morning, gene friends and neighbors are heartbroken over this. his name is john williams. he leaves behind three adult children and at the wareham police department they are trying to find out who could possibly be responsible for this. >> he was an amazing person. very caring. always cared about everybody. always asked me how my kids were. >> jessica: still so many questions this morning in the death of john williams. the 70-year-old father and volunteer found shot to death in wareham home tuesday. >> he would ever say if you ever see a small plane flying low over the area, it is probably me coming down from taunton taking a look at the pond and the houses.
loved amateur radio and flying. he was part owner of plane he kept at taunton airport. he was retired but sat salvation army for the upkeep. >> recently lost a friend of his that went through the program and recently passed. >> jessica: ymca director said john came to work out at the ymca. everyone that knew him left with so many questions. >> think through scenarios that could happen, can't think of one if somebody would have come in to rob, he would have said, take it and go. have a good day. >> jessica: once detectives start getting into work but at last check yesterday afternoon there was no word on any suspect or possible motive for the crime
jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: photographer on scene at around 2:00 this morning and as you could see the truck was smashed into pieces across the highway. traffic is once again moving. >> gene: melissa pfeiffer found guilty of second-degree murder, she was charged with setting girlfriend's boys on fire during argument in christmas eve in 2010 and spread to another apartment on complex and killed neighbor crystal blanchard. the mother spoke exclusive with fox25 after the verdict. >> christmas, birthday, it is hard. >> gene: pfeiffer will be sentenced next month.
caused devastating fire that killed one woman and sent her brother and sister to the hospital. covering the story as it was breaking yesterday morning in fitchburg. the fire chief lives nearby and rushed into the burning home without any gear in order to try to save the people inside. all the victims in the 60s and all live in the house together. fire department says so far does not appear to be suspicious. >> sara: in the race for president bernie sanders and hillary clinton will into square off tonight in the next democratic debate. sanders is coming off a landslide win over clinton in the new hampshire primary. milwaukee. sara: meanwhile, sanders bringing in dough he raised $6.4 million in the 24 hours after polls closed in new hampshire on tuesday. he urged people to donate during the victory speech tuesday and so many people did that the website actually crashed. the average contribution was $34 sanders now faces his next
nevada where clinton expected to fare well on minuterrity voters. gene: last night donald trump threw jabs at jeb bush mocking him for amount of money on attack ads against him. trump coming off 1st place win in new hampshire over a crowded republican field. sara: stick with fox25 for all things election. we will cover everything getting closer to super tuesday and election day in november. >> gene: new developments in standoff at wildlife refuge in oregon. four militia members say they the land. father of the leader of the maliciousa was arrested by federal agents. cliven bundy was involved in standoff. his sons were arrested in oregon last month.
two farmers that set fire to federal land in order to protect their own property. gene: new video this morning from maryland showing profession outside a hospital for a sheriff's deputy who was shot and killed in the line of duty. he was one of two officers killed at busy restaurant yesterday. police say one donovan -- deputy was responding to call at panarra bread. suspect was also killed during the shootout. he had warranties out for his arrest in two states. the sheriff believe the first deputy was shot just because he was wearing a uniform. >> julie: we check we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes and andover area down to the zakim bridge. >> shiri: single digit wind
will feel this weekend in a couple minutes. >> gene: 8:10. on college campus what students forgot that has the police chief fired up online. >> sara: federal government wants the family members of victims to split more than $800,000. but there's a catch. what the famil the presidents' day sales event is on now at your new england ford dealers. save big on america's best-selling trucks for 39 straight years. now with additional presidents' day bonus cash... get up to $7,050 total savings on the history-making f-150... the future of tough. and super duty, the rougher the going, the tougher the truck. hurry in for up to $7,050 total savings...on ford f-series... or lease f-150 for just $249 a
>> shiri: coating of snow that we will be tracking through the rest of the morning and tell you how long the snow sticks around in a come minutes. sara? >> sara: this is the moment a massachusetts man has been waiting for for 30 years. after decades in prison he is getting a new trial. the judge says evidence used to convict him of rape back in 1985
fox25 daniel miller is following this story. >> daniel: sara, imagine the different world he has walked into for three decades. george perrot said he was innocent and yesterday he walked out of new bedford superior court a free man. >> hasn't sunk in. right now i want to spend time with my mom. >> daniel: 1985 perrot was convicted of raping a 78-year-old woman in springfield he was 17 yearseld at the time. key piece of evidence was single strand of hair but fbi admits it was not conclusive evidence and didn't match the attacker and there's strong evidence he did not commit the crime and it was a big win for perrot, team of lawyers and, of course, his family. >> never thought i would get him
buy him a big steak dinner. >> daniel: brandeis university and lawyers worked on getting him a new trial. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: families of those killed by convicted mob boss james "whitey" bulger. tells the herald the government has presented a deal 16 families to split $822,000 in cash as well as proceeds from auction of some of bulger's personal items including a stanley cup ring. money was found in bulger's california hideout when he was captured in 2011. if the families accept the money they give up right to sue the federal government. one family tells the herald all of burnham's guns found in the apartment would also be part of the auction to give them more money. bulger announced consecutive life sentences in florida. >> sara: family outraged
city of cleveland sent family of tamir rice 500-dollar ambulance bill taking him to the hospital in 2014. rice was carrying a toy gun when he was killed. last year a jury refused to indict the officers involved. no comments in the city why the bill was just sent. >> gene: parents count on children getting to and from school each day safely and found hundreds of drivers putting kids in danger bypassing stopped school buses. [ horn honking ] >> gene: video captured close call walking away from stopped bus in before with respect. just this year driver allegedly illegally pass the the stop bus and there's new proposal on beacon hill that could better protect children while also raising money. tonight at 10:00 political reporter sharman sacchetti takes a look at how the technology is
school districts in new england. >> sara: furnace brook parkway right to morrissey boulevard and slowing at 128 northbound as you approach the pike. pike jammed as you approached the allston-brighton tolls. things still very slow on 93 south, average speeds 9 miles per hour. over to live look at route 1 in saugus. this is as you approach lynn fells parkway and still pretty slow going in that area. here are live drive times, 27 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. almost an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and 37 minutes on 128 to southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us from the stormtracker weather center and preparing us for single digits over the weekend. >> shiri: single digits won't
over the weekend. normal low 24 and typically hit that as sun was coming up and on par with pretty normal temperatures as you step outside norwood actually started at 18 this morning when we went on at 4:00 a.m. now up to 25 , nice to see warm-up, 23 in lawrence, 26 in boston, 19 in worcester, but we do have here, especially along 495 and blip of flurries and light snow. 26 in boston just with the clouds right now and see we tap into a lot of cloud cover, chance for flurries and couple snow squalls just like we had yesterday, but today it is colder. 26 at 10:00 a.m. by noon time 28. highs get stuck in the upper 20s in boston and most areas, so the snow is going to have an easier time sticking today and get a couple waves of snow along the cold front as it moves through the region you could see we kick up the snowfall here by noon time, but even at that it is so widely scattered that all i'm expecting a patchy coating
where we get the snow squalls. 5:00 p.m. same story there and drive home from work will involve some patch of snow and future cast by let's say after midnight, clouds are out, sun is in by the time you wake up tomorrow morning, so friday at 7:00 a.m., a little bit of sunshine. man, it has been days since we have had full sun like that, and then by 3:00 p.m. clouds will start moving back in and friday night for anybody that has some plans out on the town, that's when the snow will come back into the picture. it is again going to be pretty scattered and late friday night and saturday accumulation, southeastern massachusetts. this is back to today's temperatures though, 29 in plymouth, 29 in boston, 28 in beverly, upper 20s over to portsmouth, new hampshire, down to lawrence and bedford. 22 in worcester, 24 in keene and 29 in hyannis, so you can see how it is going to have an easier time sticking and go through the weekend, drop by another 5 tomorrow over the weekend we have highs in the teens, wake up temperatures even more brutal. this is look at your 7-day
in view and by sunday morning see how i have a map, add the wind, going to feel like it is 25 below zero, those are wind chills, dangerous wind chills, very real threat any exposed will have frostbite in conditions and feel like below zero and another rain maker with snow by tuesday next week. back to you guys. >> sara: change is coming to twitter this morning. why you get up-to-the-minute updates, and how you can fix the problem. >> gene: it has been shared
building set to open this summer. >> julie: australian woman has become internet sensation just for snapping off a pair of chopsticks. doesn't take much these days. check this out. this is the original image she sent out. you don't have to sit chopsticks on the table. post has been viewed 200,000 times and many people have tried it and splinter off the chopsticks. it works but just want to try it sara: dozen of people pull out phones after a car crash but get this, no one calls 911. check it out. here are pictures on crash at iowa state university.
top of parked cars on the parking lot. people that saw it whipped out phones but not to call police. they did it to post pictures on social media. are you kidding me? officers learned about the crash through the social media post since no one called right away. they didn't respond until about 30 minutes after the crash. i hope that person was okay. like chris world that we are living in now is so crazy. >> julie: call 911. julie: prom posal getting a lot of attention for really good reason. check it out. here is what's happening. the boss said i will ask you to prom when pigs fly. then some pig balloons flew out. this is ben and turns around and starts crying. he is see happy.
him a rose asking him to prom . very sweet. >> shiri: we have snow showers back in the forecast. today, late friday, into saturday and hour-by-hour best shot for accumulation when we come back. >> michael: all too easy for person to pretend someone they are not on social media. what police know so far about
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>> gene: this weekend bone chilling cold and add wind on top of it now and each get dangerously cold this weekend and frostbite for anyone that has to be outside sunday morning and 26 in marion and new bedford and taunton right now. chance for couple flurries out there better chance, maynard up and pelham, new hampshire. all the spots in the 20s right now so it will easily stick to any untreated surfaces, 19 in worcester, 18 in new ipswich, new hampshire and 3:00 p.m. 28 and wind chill is ten and by 7:00 this evening we still got a
squalls around and wind chill all the way down to eight, going to be well below zero into the weekend and hour-by-hour look at how brutal it is going to be coming up. back to julie with live drive time traffic coming up. >> julie: 93 northbound and things slowing 128 southbound and pretty typical morning commute. pike slow as you approach the allston-brighton tolls. expressway jammed from furnace brook parkway, past exit 13, freeport street and columbia road. live drive times and we are seeing a lot of red. almost an hour on the pike from 495 to mass ave, 35 minutes on expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike and hour on 93 south from 495 from the leverett connector. sara and gene, back to you.
up fake instagram to friend and send them porn. >> michael: people can go online and not too far away from the police station where i stand and posting about a person posing as a middle school student on instagram who then sent follow requests to real middle school students and then any real student that accepted the request was then sent pornographic images. police don't know who the person doing this is, so we are worried that that person might try to entice kids to send inappropriate pictures back to that predator. now other new england police departments are also sharing this post from northborough
with their kids about being careful about who they accept as followers and friends on these different apps. the schools coach -- one of the school's coaches wants students to be proactive when it comes to this sort of thing. >> i think they should definitely tell parents who they are talking to and definitely now what the parents know before it becomes dangerous. >> michael: learning more about web safety and how to talk with kids and discussion can be
at times. live in northborough, fox25 news. >> gene: new this morning there's a police presence at everett high school after threat after some of the students. number of calls last night people hurt about the threats and police tell us they have done a thorough investigation and they have spoken with some of the kids involved and they are cooperating. the students involved have been suspended and no threat there this morning and they are still on high school campus though providing extra security. >> sara: developing right now police trying to track down the driver responsible for wild hit and run in woburn. the whole thing on camera and walking in the crosswalk actually climb to the hood of the car and driver took off. catherine parrotta is live at the woburn police department and you have just spoken with investigators, catherine. >> catherine: not arrested the suspect and that's where the case stands right now, stim in
that arrest and tracking him down and do say again, this is the suspect that allegedly hit a pedestrian when he was trying to cross a street in woburn and all started when they were trying to question the suspect. take a look because this is the man police say they are working to find an arrest. this is 29-year-old tyson delgado, and fox25 tracked down the video from his facebook page, and this is something that he posted. police say he allegedly assaulted an officer at asphalt company while they were trying to talk to him about previous incident. we learned it has to do with theft and company gas card. what happened according to police was gas video and al pica was hit and drag 1,000 feet. >> must have been doing at least 60 miles per hour.
recovering and back in his chair at his home, which is remarkable after you saw the car running into him. fox25, told you you the name of the suspect and also learned more about the history with the asphalt company where police were trying to talk to him and question him. tell you about that in the next hour. catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: and we want to show you man police are looking for one more time. this is tyson delgado. he has dreadlocks and wears glasses. he was last seen wearing construction boots, black hoodie and gray sweatpants. we have the picture up right now on the facebook page and website if you want to share it. call police immediately if you have seen them. >> gene: 8:37. investigating deadly crash in quincy. breaking yesterday morning on fox25 news. trooper say driver, 30-year-old
front seat passenger was killed. 39-year-old survived and at brigham & women's hospital. gene: police chase knocked out power to part of local town. this morning still causing problems for businesses. crash happened early yesterday morning route 18 in abington and even with backup generators it could be days until power gets restored to the area. >> ripped all the wires out of the building and we have no electrical wires coming in. >> gene:hy thought there was warrant for his arrest and didn't want to go to jail and turns out there's no warrant and faces several charges this morning. >> sara: new details on breaking story we have been following since wednesday when a piece of metal flew off of a truck on pike, smashed the windshield of car behind and injured person inside. this morning driver faces charges for leaving the scene of an accident. police say load wasn't secured
the truck has been issued a violation. three people in the other car were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. sara: this morning an attack on toddler has neighbors calling for ban on dogs in public buildings. 18-month-old child was bitten two times by a dog at the clerk of court's office inside the saugus town hall. family members tell fox25 the girl needed ten stitches to close the bite marks. now, people in saugus are asking why dogs were allowed inside the town hall. >> it should be safe to go to city hall, i think. i don't think a dog should be allowed in here. >> sara: owner of the dog is elected official at city hall and apparently had the dog at work with him. we reached out for comment but calls were not returned. the dog is quarantined for ten days. >> gene: happening today skiers and snowboarders will be in hog heaven at furnace brook parkway. this-- fenway park.
drafts the green monster. features several olympic medalists and ski federation world cup tour. athletes competing for $150,000 prize. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes every ten minutes. getting ready to head out the door, 18 minute commute on the expressway, northbound from the braintree split to morrissey boulevard. sure? >> shiri: winds so far so good, winds up to 14 miles per hour, which means they have strengthened in boston and 8 miles per hour but concern around the gusts later this afternoon, winds gusting 25 to 35 miles per hour, so will turn blustery, highlight how wind and he cold it is going to be this weekend when we come back. >> gene: 8:40 this morning. stars ready for the oscars and so are the gifts. coming up the strange items in the oscar goodie bags estimated to be worth $200,000. >> sara: and police officer springs into action and saves the baby that was choking. now he says someone else is the
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>> shiri: 8:44. this is meteorologist shiri spear and latest with snow and snow showers drifting from harvard to ayer to pepperell, lowell to billerica and reaching into north reading now, northern extent nashua up to windham, new hampshire. this actually goes down to dover and walpole right now, got another batch that's moving toward falmouth. when i come back five minutes we will take a look at hour-by-hour snow forecast. gene? >> gene: change is coming to twitter and you may not like it. switching how 320 million users get information on their feeds. daniel miller live in the newsroom with a look at the change and how you can fix it if
>> daniel: a lot of push back and tweaking to look like facebook. more tweets at the top of the feed showing you what you missed similar to while you were away feature, rest of the tweets will be immediately underneath and they don't want the change so if you want to keep the old change here is what you need to do. go to settings menu, located at the top right side of your screen, and then go all the way down and look for what says show me the best tweets first. you want to click that and also this is basically tweets likely to care about most will show up first in your timeline. this week twitter stock fell to record low. analysts say twitter needs to do whatever it can do to keep new users and advertisers happy. i'm sure a lot of more information will be coming out about this.
daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: thousands of passengers waking up on land after a rough few days at sea. royal caribbean is back in port in pneumonia. -- new jersey. it went straight into a storm. passengers caught video of boat. passenger from massachusetts says the whole experience was terrifying. >> it was horrendous. little communication and felt -- one point thought i wasn't going to see my family again. i held on to mattress so i wouldn't fall off the bed. with two teenage boys and it was just horrendous. >> sara: some passengers and lawmakers want the ntsb to investigate why the captain tried to outrun the storm. sara: pair of new yorkers spending time behind bars.
worn by the couple. this picture one blade in shoe, other in brim of a hat. the couple never made their flight to miami and now charged with weapons possession. >> gene: a call to 911. >> my parents about to die. >> gene: she did all the talking and little baby was choking and had a sure and father of three rushed to the house. >> i heard the baby crying. >> gene: since the near
for cpr training at their local church. >> julie: expressway to freeport street to columbia road 93 south very slow, especially as you have an accident on 93, northbound and backups into the medford area. we also have accident icon on 128. what we are seeing on 128 is typical weekday morning commute volume. live look at the zakim bridge, heavy steady volume on the zakim and leverett connector. here are live drive times, 27 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 15 minutes 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 36 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. shiri spear joining us from the storm track are weather center
and a little breeze at 14 miles per hour and make it feel like it is 14 so wind chill right now and 14. flurries and going to be real patchy stuff so winds will start gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour this afternoon. that's your windy weather and you combine that with temperatures near zero by the time you wake up on sunday morning and that's where the bitter cold weekend forecast comes into play. your temperature trend for boston here has temperatures maxing out upper 20s and temperatures start to drop after 2:00 p.m. ongoing threat for the flurries and snow squalls as i mentioned but see how patchy accumulation will be with 22 in worcester and 26 in shirley and 28 in bedford and framingham and 29 today in boston and portsmouth, new hampshire. we got upper 20s hull down to brockton and bridgewater, 31 in marshfield, 29 in hyannis. because everybody is below
for some of this to stuck, right now especially between 128 and 95, a little blast of light snow, so cold front comes into town today, it is going to be the trigger for more of the snow showers through your thursday. so that means the evening commute, dinner time as well, we still got pockets of snow that kevin lemanowicz is going to be break down for you here. those are out of town tonight and after midnight clouds will clear out, wake up to cold sunshine tomorrow morning and by cold, single digits, teens maybe into the boston area. it is going to be cold, folks. clouds roll in during the course of the day here on friday. daylight hours will stay dry, but once we hit the evening, we bring in more flurries inland and bands of snow across southeastern massachusetts. that's where you have your best bet for minor accumulation here on saturday. you combine that with the fact front pushing toward us here and going to keep us real unsettled during the day on saturday. check out temperatures as well from 12 in worcester on
concord, new hampshire to the singles and teens for highs. look at this 7-day forecast with weekend always in view because saturday we get that light accumulation down across the cape and islands with about one to three inches, possibly plymouth and just scattered flurry elsewhere, but sunday, it is the cold that i'm concerned about wake up feels like temperatures here about 25 and low is zero. >> sara: how you can live like van gogh for $10 a night. >> daniel: boston crime lord, chocolate mogul and, of course, a pirate, but johnny depp's latest role could be the
>> gene: google applied for change for self driving cars to government. individual states can still require vehicles 1206. -- to have steering wheels or brake pedals. gene: look at unbelievable room. art institute of chicago transformed this room into post impressionist style recreating vincent van gogh's bedroom from the painting bedroom looking like it is painted with van gogh's paintbrush. >> sara: this year bags for oscars worth $200,000. here had some of the things you will find inside.
all access trip to israel and also far out things like toilet paper worth $275 to be the smoothest in the world and personalized m&m's. gene: how congress trying to make sure you have enough wiggle room. >> sara: >> shiri: we will look at next. >> sara: the new caramel macchiato let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood.