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how two new englanders now at 4:30, breaking news outside a local bar. the investigation under way right now into a deadly shooting. we are live with what police are doing right now at the scene. a man flashes a gun at a mall parking lot and gets away with a woman's car. how a woman and her baby escaped a carjacking unharmed. friends and family say goodbye to a woman who died in freak accident on the highway. what the state is doing to make drivers. complete new england coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news. good wednesday morning,
>> daniel: good morning, i am daniel miller. the cooldown is back, and this could mean some icy spots this morning. meteorologist shiri spear in the fox25 stormtracker weather center and shiri, black ice is a headline right now. >> shiri: that is absolutely the headline because the rain is out of the picture. a little bit of snow out in western new england. a little piece of energy is coming on through. the current conditions are back to that freezing point. 30 right now worcester. 33 in leominster. 32 in boylston 32 in boylston. 30 in chelmsford. and 29 in rindge. we have a ton of those freezing spots right now where all of that moisture was out on the roadways. 31 in tewksbury, lexington, natick as well, over to mansfield. areas where we could experience a little ice. same in norton for 29 degrees. temperatures are just above freezing for the south shore, cape and islands this morning.
bit of fog, nothing dense. and nantucket. 7 a.m. temperature on both sides of 32 degrees. we will have to watch out for icy spots until about 8:00 this morning. noontime rolls around, up to 41 degrees. 43 at 3 p.m. a decent amount of sunshine around this afternoon and by 7:00 this evening, 35 degrees. still dry and clouds a thickening up. we will time out a late-week cool down in a couple of minutes. julie are live drive time traffic julie quiet out there. the pike through framingham through the weston tolls into the allston-brighton area. 93 south, route 1 look good and volume on the zakim bridge looks light. 24 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. nine minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 24 minutes on 128 from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. 4 :32 right now. we are following breaking news.
and police are on the scene in randolph. fox25's jessica reyes is live on main street. and jess, this morning you got the urgent radio police cars as the shooting was happening. >> reporter: that's right, daniel. very dramatic audio in those police calls. we will hear them in just one minute. right now police still on scene here this morning about three hours after this happened. right now they are processing the scene and marking evidence right outside of the city limit saloon where this happened. we know one person was killed in this shooting and we understand it happened right outside of the bar. police evidently ran after the suspect but at this point have not confirmed if they have taken him into custody. we have those police radio transmissions from the moments transmissions from the moments completely after this happened. take a listen. >> shots fired! shorts fired! by city limit! fired. we have a party on foot, running through the parking lot
>> reporter: pretty urgent moments from police on those radio transmissions. to give you an idea how this happened. route 28 here in randolph right near the holbrook town line. around 3:00 this morning where police got in. the chief himself actually picked up. that gives you an idea of the seriousness of this situation. seriousness of this situation. we know the norfolk county da is also on scene right now. we are expecting an update from anymore a couple of minutes and should have more information for you from him coming up in the next half hour at 5:00. live here in randolph this morning, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. and an investigation is under way this morning after a night anything trip on orange line. police had to bust out windows and climb to safety when there was trouble on the tracks pentagon mbta tweeted new details of the investigation at 1 a.m. fox25's michael henrich is live at the state street t stop where all of this was breaking news last night. michael, what is the newest
unsettling ride for the passengers of the orange line under the old state house. we learned from the mbta early this morning around 1:00 what caused this whole or deal as the official investigation does continue. first, i want to show you these pictures. take a look. taken by one of the t riders. they show passengers pushing out that window, crawling out on to the platform as smoke filled that platform. the mbta said a metal body panel 12 inches wide and it feet long fell off one of its orange line train cars and on to the tracks. it then hit the wall and the third rail causing smoke as the train ran over it. now a few short minutes after that train was taken out of service, a second train ran over the metal as well which was still on the tracks causing even more smoke. here is the thing, the mbta said the train wasn't totally at the platform yet and the . that is why these pictures
escaping the smokey situation through the windows. healthier parker was on first train that lost the panel in the first place and spoke to fox25 by phone. >> they were a bit uneasy and yelling and leaving the station yelling and leaving the station. . >> i don't really know what happened, but i think it's -- it is just -- you know, another -- another bit of failure for the mbta. >> reporter: the mbta said this body panel design is unique to the orange line fleet and expecting each and every orange line train car throughout the night. only trains that have been checked out will be put into service out -- out of an abundance of caution. i am working to find out how those inspections are going, how many train cars have been checked out before this morning commute gets started in a little bit and how many will be taken out of service, what impact that might have on the morning commute. as soon as i get those answers for you, i will bring you an
for now live in boston with the myfoxboston.com. strong winds causing problems on city streets and this morning there is a lot to clean up. look at that. it came in just as shiri forecasted. the storm sent winds whipping across the state. you can see people struggling to walk on beacon street. the winds sent umbrellas flying and stopped some people in their tracks. in some places winds were blowing over 60 miles per hour. take a look at this new video of what strong winds did in raynham. fire fighters tell us heavy gusts knocked down a brick wall at a car dealership last night. you can see part of the wall fell on to at that car in the parking lot. the owner of the mitsubishi dealership sent us a photo of the image and we alerted fire fighters to it. this morning we know no one was hurt. this morning a local family now has to remove what is left of a giant tree that nearly slammed into their home. the high winds caused the tree to fall into the driveway of
wellesley. the limbs ripped down power lines and caused a transformer to explode. three children and their nanny were inside at the time. >> i looked out and put them in the basement. called the mom stand what i could. >> power was restored the neighborhood late last night. families who lived in the home spent the night with relatives. we will be monitoring the cleanup all morning. when dangerous weather strikes, go fox25 and the weather app. receive severe weather alert and forecasts for your town. the app is available for free in google and apple pay. and remain the scene of a murder investigation. the body of a woman was found inside the apartment at the cliffside common monday night. investigator spent much of yesterday at the complex. the woman's car is missing. neighbors were concerned because they were not told that building. >> it's scary. you don't think of something like that happening so close to where they are on a daily basis.
overwhelming that this happened in our area. >> julie: police do not believe the victim was the victim of a random attack. a man who carjacked a woman and her baby is in custody. jose robles approached a mom when she was putting her child in the car seat. he flashed a gun, demanded the keys and ended up smashing into the pole in stoughton. he took off running but police got him. witnesses describe how scary it was. >> it was scary, it really was. he pulled his gun which was scary and heard him yell "put down your gun." >> julie: the gun was a pellet gun but looked like a real one. we spoke to the mother on the phone and she and her daughter are doing okay. from his middleborough are looking for the person who left a dog to die on the side of the road. this white german shepherd was found on the lakeville middleborough town line. animal control officers tell
still alive when it was left there. sores on its body and officers tell us it must have been terribly neglectpolice want to make sure the person who did this does not do this to another animal. >> it suffered enough, and we just want to make sure no other dog has to go through that. >> daniel: the dog did not have a dog tag or microchip, but police hope someone will recognize the animal and call police. it is now 4 :40. family members and friends remember a local teacher killed by a flying manhole cover on the expressway. hundreds of people attended the funeral mass. the 37-year-old was a art teacher. she was on her work on monday when a heavy manhole cover hit the hood of her car. state investigators are investigating how the cover became use. >> daniel: a fox25 investigation shows the state does not inspect man hole covers as thoroughly as they should.
every two years but there is no database. in all boston were inspected after the woman's death, but we asked charlie baker what more haven't been done. >> some other things that are more productive that we would like them to do while they are out reviewing the safety of our roads and bridges. >> daniel: baker said the state is following standards and nothing out of the ordinary was found then they examined 9 was found then they examined 900 man hole covers in boston. we track traffic and weather together for you. 24 minutes from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. also keeping an eye out for black ice, shiri. >> shiri: that's why, julie, temperatures in the low to mid temperatures in the low to mid-30s as you leave the house and look fought or swlipry conditions. 35 to 40 for highs. it will be a little bit brighter then. but where to plan around a couple of flowers in the next 24 hours next.
was killed outside this bar on main street and the suspect is in custody. we are told the public is not in any danger. the shots rang out after 1:00 this morning. out crew is there gathering the very latest information. a live report at 5 a.m. and check that out. two guys turned boston streets into their own ski slopes and this morning their video has gone viral. the pro skiers took advantage of the record-breaking snow that hit us last winter. jackie henrich has more on what it took to perform the stunt and everything on camera. >> reporter: who can forget boston's record snow fall last year. these two guys took advantage in a way you probably never seen. cam riley and quinton villa, the two pro skiers for an excerpt from their full-length documentary "for lack of better."
games a run for their money. fox25 caught up with them with fox25 caught up with them with over their current spot in boulder, colorado self. >> done traditional skiing the past, competition, powder, stuff like that. but we focus on doing this kind of stuff. >> reporter: they are not threw yet. these guys are not the only ones doing these kind of stunts ones doing these kind of stunts. a lot of stunts are done at night where police don't get in the way as much. >> we have a lot of issues with -- police officers and whatnot, but at the end of the day they realize that we are not ill intentioned and just trying to do some skiing and doing something creative with our time. >> reporter: they certainly achieved that. many of these shots took multiple tries which is why the video took the better part of the year to get produced even though it was shot in 2015. >> you know we have to find
drive around and find them. and sometimes just try things that don't work. sometimes you spend a couple of weeks just for one few second clip. >> julie: very impressive. jackie henrich reporting. no one was hurt when they made that documentary and they got permission for most of the buildings and cars they used for the subject. >> an unusual event is coming to boston for the first time. red bull will bring phlutag to the charles river. homemade flying machines that dive off a 30-foot platform. some manage to fall into the water. entry entries by may 13. you want to sign up for that. >> julie: should we create a flying contraption. the point is the biggest to. for that, we will do great.
>> julie: even the pike moving along fine. not quite 5:00, but things are pretty mellow this time of the morning. we are anticipating black ice. and we will let you know if we see that in specific patches. see that in specific patches. issues on the pike through brighton. 23 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minute on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 19 minutes from 93 south to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, the 30s we have right now almost feel warm compared to those freezing temperatures we were dealing with. >> shiri: yeah, the other day. unfortunately we don't have any more 50s coming to town this afternoon like yesterday. the temperatures are up down, undown on the temperature roller coaster. i have patching clouds coming through morning. with them, just based on what we are seeing right now western new england, i am going to include now the chance for a temperature in along with those much bigger concern over black ice this morning. the flurries are going to be extremely limited. and then we got a light mixture
that's kind of our next system that we are talking about. even that one is very measly one. right now they are clear. in boston 34 degrees. 8-mile-per-hour breeze making the wind chill down to 27 which isn't bad. winds have increased significantly from the gusty positions yesterday. winds gusting 25, 30 miles per hour. 6 6, 8, 10:00 this morning 30s in and around the boston area with mostly cloudy skies. we will then brighten up as we hit lunchtime in the early afternoon with temperatures getting into the 40s by about noontime today. highs maxing out in the middle 40s in and around the boston area. the front that will come through overnight tonight. this is the weak disturbance that is coming through this morning with, as i mentioned temperature in. more than anything, futurecast will highlight some clouds coming on through. this is why we are tapping to mostly cloudy skies. through late morning, especially the further inland you go, by 2 p.m. does this not look good.
this evening and more clouds come into play this evening and we see a couple of flurries, western new england. i don't think they will be able to make it into town during the overnight. 44 in boston. and plymouth. 47 in norwood. 39 in worcester to 43 in manchester, new hampshire. 40 in keene, and we have lower 40s down across the cape and the islands. tonight, lows are back into the 20s and 30s and going to be another flight anything that melts is going to freeze up again. the potential for black ice. and during the day tomorrow, it will be a good 10 degrees cooler tomorrow with highs in the middle 30s, and we have the risk for some snow down across the cape and islands. thursday, 34 degrees. going to be cold enough i think with the winds coming in off the water here for the cape and the islands to just carry the risk for snow there. the rest of the a yaiv will stay partly sunny. for friday, 38 degrees. increasing clouds. light mix overnight. saturday. saturday's high, 49. 48 on sunday.
police say this guy stole a little girl's birthday gift off the porch. her parents posted a picture and he referred the gift with note that said i am sorry. they arrested the thief and his accomplice a few hours later. officers say he is responsible for several other thefts in the area. new concerns about a stuck ski lift in new hampshire. mechanical problems and not the weather trapped dozens of people on a tram. the mountain tell us a mal the mountain tell us a malfunction in the cars' motor left people dangling. they had to lower people 50 feet down in sub zero temperatures. researchers at hutchinson street cancer very search genetically altered a patient's white blood cells to destroy cancer cells. the research has not been published or reviewed by other scientists. researchers say the treatment
patients in the study. there is a fight on capitol hill over maple syrup. syrup producers are lobbying the food and drug administration to demand companies remove the word "maple" products that don't contain maple syrup especially those like cereal. the fda has not responded to the complaints. a family pet is credited with saving lives after a scare in their home. she picked up her twin girls. she immediately felt sick and went down to lay down. but the family's border collie named abby was acting strange. >> she jumped up on the bed and nudging at me and claws at me. trying to lift up my head with her nose. >> reporter: she heard the demeanor detector going off. she got the kids out of the house and no one was hurt. now they are looking for the perfect treat to thanks abby. this morning a new best in show. a 3-year-old german short a 3-year-old german
won the highest honor at the westminster kennel club dog show. the third-ever german short the third-ever german short-haired pointer to win best in show. most adults can't afford the cars but soon toddler dozen be rolling in a tesla. radio flyer is taking orders for the mini tesla s car for kids for a whooping $499 each. the price includes working head the price includes working headlights, spacious interior and a trunk in the front of the car and with reach a top speed of 6 four in. the simples are going live after this -- later this year. fox says homer will do a live segment at the conclusion of an episode in may. homer will appear for three minutes discussing the news of the day and possibly answering social media questions. the actor who voices homer will act out the character in real time using motion-capture technology. you can see homer live on may 15. s that thank is pretty cool. >> julie: the show has been around forever.
with stub hub and craigslist ticket. >> julie: launching a new ticket resale called red sox replay. allows fans to buy and sell tickets. sellers can set ticket prices and can donate tickets to the foundation for a tax credit if the ticket isn't sold by a certain date. the site is side go live march 1. they will still you charge you to sell the ticket. presidential candidates are doing everything to win voters in south carolina. the controversial picture that jeb bush tweeted that have people retweeting joke after joke this morning. and we are following breaking news at 5:00, a deadly shooting at a local bar. the district attorney confirming to us just 15 minutes ago that the gunman is in custody. coming up, how police were in the right place to catch the you think you're going? work, with you. it's taco tuesday. man: you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. od all day. mucinex keeps working.
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how thewere able to nab him so quickly. whipping winds and pouring rain forces a family to run for the basement. the cleanup under way this morning across the area as temperatures start to drop. plus, this morning, apple is saying no to the fbi. why they won't help in a major terrorism investigation. >>announcer: complete new england news coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: good morning, everybody. thank you for waking up with us. it is wednesday, february 17. i am sara underwood. >> gene: i am gene lavanchy. no rain this morning and shiri is warning us about slick roads. she is in the fox25 storm tracker weather center to tell us where we need to go. there are slick spots. >> shiri: absolutely. gene and sara, temperatures to the freezing point top to zoom in lowell at 32. 30 in chelmsford. 3 in tyngsborough.