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who lived here and the ongoing search for a cause right now. >> i was troubled by some of the issues that were raised previously. >> reporter: will he resign? a long-time senator investigated by the feds. this isn't an occupy boston camp. right now more than 100 people including kids are waking up outside and have been there for hours. >> the adventure. the amazing experience it is. >> gene: the price they could win for braving 20-degree temperatures. complete new england coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. aed a good morning, everybody. it is thursday, february 18. i am sara underwood. >> i am gene lavanchy. coldest day of the week coming today. temperatures won't go higher than the 30s today, but considering what we had last weekend, that is not bad at all. a team of reporters covering our top stories including developing news on the south shore. but first, fox25 meteorologist shiri spear in the storm tracker weather center says
some towns this morning, shiri. >> shiri: yes, keep an eye on spots like the cape with ocean-effect snows. a lot of us will see sunshine. no exception this morning down to 30 in boston. 28 in beverly and plymouth. 26 in bedford. 22 in worcester. 27 in nashua, new hampshire. and this is the game plan for today. so by 8 a.m., we still got temperatures in the my to upper 20s in the burbs. temperatures dropping and very slow to rebound. by noontime, 31 in boston, beverly, lawrence, bedford. worcester at about 27 degrees. and then into the afternoon, we get some clouds along the coastline, the interior, we stay so bright, so beautiful. and really to the east of 95 cloud cover. most of it is actually going to be over the cape. highs today. brightest conditions inland. watching the cape for ocean effect snow showers through that risk, and show you when it
wraps up in a couple of minutes. now jewel with live drive time traffic begins on the expressway. >> shiri, twlaes we typically see the slowest conditions first on the expressway. average speeds right now 18 miles per hour. as we shift north of the pike, things are moving along at a decent clip decent clip 93 and route 1. take you out to a live look at route 1 where volume is nice and light and manageable. your live drive times. 12 minutes from 128 to the tobin. 18 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 26 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. we continue to follow continuing news out of plymouth where beautiful seaside home has been destroyed by fire. >> late last night, we learned that one person was killed. fox25's jessica reyes live at the scene and the latest in a growing number deadly fires that we covered in just the last few weeks. >> reporter: it is, sara, state fire marshal tells thus is the 8th fatal house fire in less than a month and urging
possible and make sure your smoke detectors are working and the battery the batteries are working in the smoke detectors. this all hoped on he will adviceville road and plymouth. started at 8:30 and heard from a neighbor just about 30 minutes ago and tell us that the couple who lived here were just wonderful people. now we have some video from -- the hours after the fire broke out last night. the flames engulfing this home here, and we have learned that one person was trapped inside the home. that neighbor we talked to have children and grandchildren. and tells us the woman who was who lives here is a gym teacher on the cape. >> they were very -- a very, very nice family. we have known them since they moved here. they have children. they have grandchildren. people. they are always, you know -- they take part in the community. whatever has to happen, they pitch in and they are just
very saddened. >> others neighbors stopped by this morning to leave flowers for the victims here and they tell us that this couple has been very, very active in the community here in plymouth. we talked to fire crews a short while ago. they plan to be out here for several more hours just making sure that the flames don't flare up here. we will check back in you guys. in plymouth this morning, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. all day and into the night, station cameras were there as the fbi spent hours confiscating evidence at a state senator's law office. those raids lasted nearly 12 hours and this morning local lawmakers are calling for senator brian joyce's resignation. christine mccarthy is out where agents brought bags and bags of evidence out, christine. >> reporter: federal investigators clearing out of this private office in canton just hours ago. they were here well into wednesday night, and this is
leader in the state senate and his district serving braintree, milton, and weston and east bridgewater. >> reporter: only hours spent at senator joyce's office where the feds left saturday night. the bureau and the irs are conducting, quote, a court authorized act any of the connection with an ongoing federal investigation but the allegations and past allegation allegations and past allegations are enough to make the governor unsettled. >> all of news public life take the fact that we have to play by the rules seriously. i was troubled by some of the issues raised previously. >> reporter: fox25 political reporter sharman sacchetti tried to track down joyce at the statehouse and at his milton home but got to comment. in january, joyce atreed to pay $5,000 to use campaign funds to cover his son's graduation party. last year he came under fire for handing all 40 state
sunglasses he got as a discount from a manufacturer. just last month, the governor called for an ethic probe over his relationship with a randolph dry cleaner where he received tens of thousands of dollars in free dry cleaning. joyce wouldn't comment, his lawyer did send a statement, quote, it is unfortunate that right stories in the media appear to have sparked an investigation. cooperate cooperating with each inquiry taken place to date resulting from those stories and believe wrong. the governor stopped short of calling for a resignation. >> when -- with issue with respect to this, we were hoping the ethics commission would do an investigation an hope they do. >> many were already calling for joyce's resignation. expect to hear more about that. and coming up in the next half hour, what joyce's own neighbors are saying about the investigation. live in canton. christine mccarthy, fox25 news. a local pop warner football
this morning. students and parents in winchendon said ken burrick children. he is a husband, father and well known in the town. local and state police as well as homeland security searched his home on metcalf street last week. they arrested him after they found pornographic images of young kids on his computer and cell phone. the news is spreading to a town and residents just can't believe it. >> wow,'s pop warner coach. i am extremely surprised. >> he seemed like an all right guy, i wouldn't think we do something like that. >> reporter: more messages were found in the chat room app ki k which is popular with teenagers which is popular with teenagers. he will be back in court next month. we just told you about the dangers associated with the kik app on monday. you can see gene lavanchy's in-depth report on our web site at myfoxboston.com. just log on and search kik app.
will continue their investigation into a deadly workplace accident in norton. michael hassett was hit by a delivery truck in the back truck of the bernie and phil's furniture warehouse. a father of five and worked at the warehouse. the family that owns the chain posted a statement on facebook expressing their sadness and sorrow. the truck that hit hasset was hit -- police are looking into whether or not charges will be filed. local man rescued from a truck that had crashed into the ocean is in critical condition. fair haven police officers police officers pulled him from the truck yesterday afternoon. the 61-year-old crashed into a truck near long island. still no word what caused him to go off the road. a new search files find any boston. zachary marr of harvard has not been seen since early saturday morning. he disappeared while celebrating his birthday at the bell in hand near faneuil hall. yesterday divers went into the icy waters of the charles river.
north station and the td garden. skyfox captures this video of the divers shortly after they brand up their search. we are just two days out from the south carolina republican primary, and the candidates are making last candidates are making last-ditch efforts to move their way up into the polls. we have more. >> reporter: underscores the intensity of the race into the south carolina primary, senator ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio taking the stage the first time in. marco rubio came out swinging double doubling down on previous statements that cruz is a liar. >> i said he has been lying because if you say something that isn't true and you stay over and over again and you know it is not true, there is no other word for it. >> reporter: cruz was quick to hit back. >> both donald trump and marco rubio are following this pattern that whenever anyone points to their actual record to what they have said, to what they voted on to what they have done, they start screaming
>> reporter: the two cuban >> reporter: the two cuban-american candidates got common ground of president obama's trip to cuba. >> the president should be pushing for a free cuba. >> the problem with the cuban government is not a dictatorship but an anti-american dictatorship. >> reporter: carson took an unpopular stance on a talking point whether or not the president will appoint a new supreme court justice. >> i probably would. i probably would take the opportunity to nominate someone opportunity to nominate someone. >> sara: diane gallagher reporting. trump, john kasich will be participate participating in a town hall. he is coming to massachusetts. he is polling between 4th and 6 he is polling between 4th and 6th in south carolina and will spend primary day holding a town hall in worcester. kasich is hope kasich is hoping to build on momentum he gained in neighboring new hampshire neighboring new hampshire where he scored a surprise second-place victory in the state's primary. he will hold a town hall on saturday. and things are getting closer than ever heading toward the south carolina and nevada
a new cnn poll suggests that bernie sanders and hillary clinton are in a dead heat. 48% of likely caucusgoers say they support clinton. 47% are behind sanders. president obama will be the first leader to visit cuba in 88 years. the white house expected to confirm that trip later today. it will take place in late march before privily planned visit to argentina. last year the country last year the countries very stored diplomat ties the first time since 1951 the trip is expected to be quick. the president said he would go to cuba if he meets with the anti-castro regime while he is there. 26 minutes on 93 south from andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: 26 degrees. we are losing heat to 25 in the next hour. sunshine and i will time out today's warm-up when we come back. it is one of the most
have seen in a long time. >> sure enough, there were probably over $16,000 in charges. >> sara: coming up, the new elaborate method that hackers used to steal that man's identity. >> good morning, i am daniel miller. apple's fight with the fbi sparking protest. the rally's plan across the country as customers we're living in a very competitive global economy, and if we are going to succeed, we need the best-educated workforce in the world. we should be making
unlock the cell phone at the center center of a terror case. apple said they won't cooperate because they feel it will set a dangerous precedent. fox25's daniel miller will join with us morning. >> reporter: activists are showing more protests to support apple as the company battles with the you fbi. apple is challenge a judge's order to unlock a phone that belonged to one of the people behind the san bernandino terror attack. they are trying to find out if syed farook communicated with terrorists overseas as they are frustrated they haven't been able to find out. the only way to do that is with his passcode which is not stored on apple's. the fbi could have tried guess his passcode but 10,000 possible four-digit pin numbers possible four-digit pin numbers. if agents guessed wrong ten times all data and content could be permanently erased from farook's phone. possible evidence. >> we have one those killer's phones that we have not been able to open. it has been over two months
now, we are still working on it. >> daniel: the fbi wants appear toll design software that would allow investigators to guess a passcode as many times as they need to to break in. apple fears complying with the ruling would only open the door to giving the government access to encrypted information to any iphone, including your iphone. apple has four more days to file an appeal or comply with a court order. apple says it will keep fighting. in the newsroom this morning, daniel miller, fox25 news. a los angeles hospital pays thousands of dollars to hackers to get his computer systems back up and running. hollywood presbyterian medical center handed over about 17,000 dollars worth of bit coins. malware had locked access to certain systems. administrators decided the quickest way to get back up and run something to pay the ransom and the system was restored monday. the fbi is investigating. some call it an insensitive crime.
placards to get parking perks. now fox25 unveiled new ways 9 now fox25 unveiled new ways the state plans to cut down on the abuse. >> a photocopy of the placard laminated or semi laminated. >> reporter: they made their own? >> they made their own. >> gene: placards that belong to dead people all being used illegally. sharman sacchetti spent a day with the police, an it didn't take them long to find people suspected of cheating the system. at 10:00, what some communities doing now and steps that the state plans to make. good morning, everyone, it is 6:18. new accident to tell you about on 128 northbound at 5 in canton and off to the shoulder right now. also have an accident, this is on route 2 eastbound in acton near route 111. several cars are involved, but because volume it light, will not have an impact on your commute yet. slow spot close near town is 93 south as you make to the
down into woburn. zakim bridge, volume is start zakim bridge, volume is starting to pick up slightly as we approach the busy 6:30, am hours in your commute. over to your live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 30 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 22 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, you are watching ocean shiri, you are watching ocean-effect snow later today but that is concentrated to the cape. >> shiri: most like let cape. a slight chance on april anne as well and cape cod an at risk spot for ocean-effect snow showers. right now in boston, waking up to nice clear skies. temperatures 30 degrees. we have a 12-mile-per-hour breeze which isn't all that windy, but it is making it feel like only 21 degrees right now. so boston, there is your clear sky at 30 degrees. hour-by-hour warm-up looks like this. by 8 a.m., still 30. 10 a.m., still 30. we get up to 32 degrees. there you go, 2 degrees temperature warm-up later
in worcester, 22 degrees right now. feeling like only 10 when you factor in that bit of a breeze that we have. and temperatures staying static through 8:00 this morning. we go up to 24 degrees at 10 a.m. highs here only climbing into the upper 20s. so it is going be too cooler day. and what you will find out there is a lot of sunshine, especially inland. on the coastline, the clouds are getting a little close. they are going to back toward the coast as we head into the afternoon. and the best bet for ocean effect clouds and some snow attached to them. and it will dip out across the middle and outer cape. and all depends on how the winds steer that cloud cover and steer that potential of some snow. obviously more moisture out there. inland, just sunshine all day. a good-looking day. best bet for snow is in the afternoon and evening and what you are seeing at 10:00, out across the cape chance also dwindle. and tomorrow morning, we have sunshine and also some chilly conditions. future cast tomorrow have clouds flowing from west to
it will be a dry day during the daylight hours, but at night, we start incorporate the chance of a little bit of snow. as things warm up here into the weekend, will shift over to a little bit of drizzle here on saturday. so 32 today in boston and beverly. 33 in plymouth down to hyannis. 32 in fitchburg, and 28 degrees in worcester with that nice, bright sunshine. tonight, temperatures will drop back into the teens. those are your wake-up temperatures tomorrow, and we go up to about 40 degrees in the afternoon. here is your seven-day forecast for the weekend always in view. the chance for rain and snow here from friday night into saturday is going to be somewhat limited. you can see how patchy it is. thankfully the afternoon bright thankfully the afternoon brightens up a little bit here. the pick of the weekend sunday because it will be drier at 50 degrees and a town by town look at that weekend forecast coming up shortly. back to you guys. >> gene: shiri, thank you. black and sticky and falling from the sky. the mystery behind this tar the mystery behind this
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toyota recalled nearly 3 million rav 4s because of a deadly problem with a seat belt deadly problem with a seat belt. one person died when the metal seat belt sliced the seat belt in half. toyota will correct your suv and let you know if you are on that recall list. soon people may be able to get a tattoo and groceries in the same place. whole foods plan to open new stores later this year that will include other types of shops to revamp the grocery store experience. according to their web site, they can be anything from tattoo parlors to record stores stores. attract more millennials and bring in more business as it tries to compete with other stores that are offering organic food at cheaper prices. all right, gene, so drivers going to fill up some gas stations which by the way with something else in their tank. check this out. this is going to ruin anyone's day. they found out soon enough that they just filled their cars up with water at the pump. this happened at a pennsylvania gas station. it ruined their he thinks twin it ruined their he thinks twins.
the middle of the road, and when mechanics checked them out, they found water was in the tank. heavy rain caused water to get one of the station's tanks. the gas station is reimbursing the customers for tow and repairs charges. it just a bummer. julie always problematic. a new toy in town and no joke. check this out. the new nerf rival chaos. it fires foam pellets at 68 miles per hour. >> sara: that will hurt. >> julie: comes with a 40 >> julie: comes with a 40-round magazine. that is the concern. some parents are concerned that the speed of the pellets can leave more than little red marks. the new gun is in stores and will cost $70 you. >> sara: when i see something like in i am glad i have two little girls who are into princesses and like to dress up up. this one has to plug in
>> [robot sounds] >> reporter: as you heard it say, its name is wally, and it is a room service delivering robot. the 3-foot-tall robot rolls up to the room with your order and because it doesn't have hands to knock, it calls the room. the hotel where wally works is at the marriott apparently, and they say they had a huge you spike in the number of room service requests because people just want to see wally. >> julie: yeah, i want to see wally. >> sara: i want to see wally. i wish they would make wall thank you would give you a foot massage and maybe a manicure. i will check in when they have that julie the next generation of wallys. that will be useful to deliver something around here. >> shiri: that would be amazing. wally, we could use a second cup of coffee. friday into saturday forecast, the chance of snow. we will break down ocean-effect snow today next.
it is february 18. the weekend starts tomorrow. >> gene: and will be a little colder than it has been the last couple of days but warmer last week. i was always pointing to last week. the spot points -- >> shiri: the new blizzard -- >> gene: the freezing water mark. it is so cold. >> shiri: won't that be cold but the 50s are so far behind us right now it is not even funny. coming in from the northwest, an that will pull in some cooler air. winds right now around 10 miles per hour. so there will be a little wind chill. these, though, are current temperatures down to 30 in bourne. 32 in marshfield. 30 in boston. 26 in natick and lowell. 27 in boxford. 30 in haverhill. 27 nashua, new hampshire. and 21 in new ipswich. 22 in worcester. clear. your day planner today has us going from 30 now 2349 boston area to 32 at noon. by 3 p.m., jumping just to 33 degrees. so that means there isn't
i think you will be lucky to go up 5 guest up 5 degrees. cape will go up clouds and risk of snow. risk of snow will be best over hyannis and chatham and province town today. those are the spots to keep an eye out for the coating of snow later on. see when it turns widespread coming up in a couple of minutes. julie grauert with live drive time traffic julie good morning start with the expressway. seeing heavy steady volume. exit 13 freeport street. we have an accident right before granite avenue, and that is what is starting to slow things down even more. shifting to north of the pike, still waiting for that accident to clear on route 2 eastbound near route 111 in acton. live look -- live pictures in a moment but first here are those live drive times. 25 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike pike 31 minutes from 495 to the leverett connector. 12 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in west from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. back to you. we hear about identity
sophisticated scam that targeted a local family. >> sara: this involves cell phones, home phones and credit cards. fox25's daniel miller has more on how hackers wracked up thousands of dollars of debt, daniel. >> daniel: gene and sara, this man from newton doesn't know where he was targeted or how thieves got his private passcodes to change his accounts. peter says his cell phone suddenly stopped working this week so he called his carrier. they told him the number had been transferred to another provider. but an impotion er managed to steal his cell phone, home phone and credit card information. in a three-hour time period, someone bought big ticket items at an apple store on peter's account. the phone was reactivated. peter received a message from his bank saying $16,000 was charged on his credit card that stores -- at stores in new york city. >> so they looked at charges that were posted during the time frame that my cell phone was -- you know, not available
and sure enough, there was probably over $16,000 in charges. >> daniel: since all of the credit card charges were unauthorized feeter will not be responsible for them. it won't cost him any money but it is costing him time. the major credit card informs the major credit card companies have information to thairn web site what to do if your information has been stolen or used. in the newsroom, i am daniel miller, fox25 news. family families on a cruise ship end up witnessing the fbi busting a local hacking suspect. here is what happened. officials say that martin got officials say that martin gotfield of somerville launched a cyber attack against boston children hospital all because he was angry with the way they handled the case of connecticut you teenager justinapelletier. he was taken from his parents accused of meld accused of medical my child abuse. spent more than a year in custody. when gotfield got word that federal agents were looking for him he took off. he and his wife were found in a
the crews had picked him up out of a small sailboat. if convicted he faces prison time and thousands of dollars in fines. we are straying on top of the developing investigation on the south shore this morning. fire fighters confirming to fox25 that one persons that died in this huge fire, and as people wake up this morning, news of this tragedy are spreading to neighbors who knew the family who lives there. fox25's jessica reyes is live in plymouth where a small tribute is already in place this morning, jess? >> reporter: there is. one neighbor stopped by early this morning to take a look over here leaving a flower at the front gate of the home here on aliceville road this morning. that was a couple of hours ago. right now if you take a look at the house, we are getting a bit of a better look in the daylight. crews right now continue to spray water on it. the flames have been out for a couple of hours, but crews have stayed on scene here this morning working to put out hot spots and making sure nothing else flares up here.
beautiful home on ellisville road. records show three floors with four bedrooms and four bathrooms. right on the water here in plymouth and last sold almost three years ago in may of 2013. this was the scene shortly after the fire started around 8 after the fire started around 8:30 last night. you can see the flames just ripping through the home in this video, and the state fire marshal's office did say one person was trapped in the home. crews did rush to get them out but sadly they did not survive. crew!inborne and sandwich, they came here as well as to help out the plymouth fire department fire department. and they were still on scene here this morning. a short time ago, we heard from a neighbor who tell us the couple who lived in this home were just wonderful people. they said they have older children and grandchildren, and we are hearing from her coming up in the next hour at 7:00. for now we are live in plymouth this morning, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. 6:35, and this morning, investigators are trying to figure out the motive behind a deadly shooting outside of a local bar. gregory wright showed up at
the plan to kill a man there during an open mic night. wright asked the bouncers which door drake scott would come from and followed him outside and shot him five times. wright is being held without bail this morning. and investigators now say a 36-year-old woman was the person killed in malden earlier this week. colleen russell was found dead in an apartment at the cliff cliffside commons monday night. police are treating her death as a homicide, but they do not believe she was the victim of a random attack. detective are now working to find her car which should have been at the complex but is missing. the boston marathon bomber is asking for a new legal team this morning to help him appeal his conviction. dzhokhar tsarnaev's defense team filed a motion to replace federal defender miriam conrad and the other members of her team. tsarnaev was sentenced to death last year after a jury found them guilty on all counts stemming from the 2013 marathon bombings. defense attorney judy clark will stay in place to help with
>> the mother who lived in a house of squalor where three infants were found dead will face murder charges. according to the metro west daily news, a judge has denied a motion to dismiss two murder charges file against erika murray. police arrested murray back in 2014, after they discovered the condition of her blackstone home and found the dead children inside. murray will be back in court one week from today. a new hampshire teacher off middle school boy. police in ma chester say anissa lemay turned herself in. charged with assaulting a student for smacking his head and leaving a mark on his wrist and leaving a mark on his wrist. the 14-year-old was eating candy and reportedly refused to obey her. people who know lemay say they are surprised by the allegation. >> find it very hard to believe that she did anything that was not above board with the student. very involved with her family and her kids. and we see them a lot. >> lemay has been on paid administrative leave since the incident.
not yet been set. this morning a harvard grad is suing her alma mater. she says the school is nored her complaints that she had been sexually harassed on campus. she says she was sexually assaulted by her former brent on campus and after she broke things off, she went to campus nothing. she says they wouldn't even both lived in. >> i repeatedly reported these incidents to administrators. i reported that i was living in constant fear. i asked for help. they refused to act. >> harvard university will not comment on the lawsuit while it is pending, but sent us a statement outlining their sexual assault policy. a local corrections officer have pled not guilty for trafficking heroin. i was in court for steven labeuax's arraignment. prosecutors said he was in uniform during one of the sales uniform during one of the sales.
has suspended him while they investigate. two people caught on camera stealing a snow blower out of someone's driveway in revere. take a look. the homeowner told us that the security camera caught the two men pulling up in a white jeep and stealing a snow blower chained to the concrete foundation. the home is on revere road. police hope someone will recognize the men in the video. and for red sox nation this morning, spring training officially begins. pitchers and catchers report to ft. myers. many arrived in south florida last week. a -- in ft. lauderdale last week. position players there. hanley ramirez was fielding ground balls. ramirez is moving to the infield after struggling in left field last season. a local zoo welcomes a new "kid" to the block. this is chewbacca. he was born tuesday morning at the franklin park zoo. an igerian dwarf goat and weighs in at a healthy 2 pounth weighs in at a healthy 2 pounth. chewbacca and his mom can be
farm. welcome, welcome, chewy. >> julie: he needs to work on the chewy call. [gene imstraighting chewbacca] >> julie: gene has to the goth it down. from the braintree split to columbia road. shiri. >> shiri: we have a nice sunshine out there now. temperatures 26 to 32 degrees. it is cold out there and the warm-up is going to be very limited. only 26 to 32 as you head home from work later today. i will take you hour by hour next. it gives you the jolt you need in the morning, but it may be ruining you are in diet. coming up at 7:00, the start coming up at 7:00, the startlings new study about coffee drinks that is making headlines this morning. but first, they kept a secret for weeks. the florida couple who won that record-setting powerball
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morning. while you were nice and tucked into a warm bed, more than 100 people were sleeping in tents out in the cold, not part of any protests though. >> no, these folks are in it for freebies. fox25's michael henrich is live off of route 9 in framingham where temperatures got as cold as 28 degrees over night. what in the world, michael. >> 28 degrees sara and gene. at least what it said on my fox25 weather app where i showed up in the back parking lot of shopper's world here in framingham. and at the time 3:30 this morning, this place was packed with tents. you can see there is one tent remaining. everybody got their freebies and they jetted out of here. take a look at this video. look at how happy they were as they cheered and marched in a congo line behind a cow mascot right at 6:00 this morning for the grand opening. whener that persistence paid off in the form of winning a free chicken sandwich every
they brave the cold here for chicken. >> i got here at 3:40 yesterday afternoon. number 42 is totally worth it. so excited. >> the experience from temperature to atmosphere in. >> it's been a celebration. a party. and then freezing through the night and waking up, yeah, it was fascinating. an awesome experience. >> reporter: fascinating, i like that word. one thing we aren't seeing is a protest. in 2012, chick-fil-a was blocked in its efforts to open up a restaurant over the freedom trail in boston over its funding of groups against same-sex marriage. today's atmosphere was very positive. a lot of very happy people willing to wait all night in the cold to get some free chicken. sara and gene. >> sara: oh, michael, kind of crazy. but anything would you wait for in the freezing cold? >> reporter: i mean probably not, really.
i would wait for my next live report in the freezing cold. >> sara: do you it every day. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i would say student loan forgiveness, a free house or maybe billy joel tickets at fenway, maybe. >> sara: ha thank will be pretty cool. i think a pair of shoes a every week for a year. >> reporter: i am not surprised >> reporter: i am not surprised. you have great taste in shoes, so i am told -- i don't really know but i am told. >> sara: michael, go get warm in your live truck. >> reporter: thank you, i will. >> gene: i would wait in line to collect a folks like these folks. second winners from last month second winners from last month's record-breaking $1.6 billion powerball jackpot have come forward. david goldsmith are a married couple and opted for lump stum of $328. of $328 million before taxes. they didn't tell any of their family and friends that they won until this week. and even how this, it still doesn't seem real. >> we were on the plane here and i couldn't believe it. i said this is really real, you
just so overwhelming. >> they plan to live their normal lives. they will retire. they are hope they are hoping to buy a new truck and get massages. the only other winning ticket that is still out there was one that was sold in california. but i'll find other ways to spend that money too. there are things you can do. >> julie: yeah, i don't think that will set them back that much. all that money for a while. good morning, route 3 south of town flying from 228 to rockland through the braintree split. 95, 24 also still nice and light volume out there. expressway, slowing down as we are used to seeing are used to seeing. that accident granite avenue is now off on the shoulder so not having a huge impact on your drive times. live look past the gas tank where things are actually pretty moderate right now. over the live drive times. 10 minutes on route 3 from 228 to the split. 11 minutes from 106 to 128. 15 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now.
3-degree warm-up today. whee! >> shiri: hashtag that's lame, right. the warm-up will be real limited. whatever you are feeling outside is whatever you are getting at lunchtime, this afternoon as well. sunshine for most of us and the cool north wind is counteracting our warm-up to a certain degree and watching the cape for some snow here. ocean-effect bands of snow possible. not going to give us too much. inland friday night into saturday morning. saturday, it transitions to a couple of sprinkles, because for your saturday and sunday, right now 30 degrees with the sunshine in boston. wind chills down to 21 degrees. winds are not going to be all that strong today, but this morning remember we will see gusts around -- of course it will add that extra little chill to the air. so next 12 hours here, there you have it, boston. there is your 3-degree warm-up or just a 2-degree warm uphowever you will look at it right around freezing. boston at 32 degrees. beverly, 32. quincy, 34. we will have a couple of
coastline, but inland pure sunshine. worcester 28 degrees. milford, new hampshire at 31 degrees. 24 34 in framingham and middle 30s from marshfield over to bridgewater over to plymouth at 33 degrees. we start getting into more cloud cover with those low to mid-30s over the outer cape and the best chance of seeing one or two bands of ocean-effect snow showers popping up this afternoon or this evening because the north winds are picking up moisture over the ocean. it is just able to boil down to a little more cloud cover at the coastline. enough moisture and the winds are just right, it will push into the cape. noontime still looking sunny across the region. the clouds backing up to the coastline during the afternoon. boston, a few late-day clouds here. 7 p.m., we are seeing some snow showers pop up, perhaps even a little sooner than that and they only last us until midnight tonight and they dry up. temperatures tonight are going to fall back into the teens. we are going to hit these as the sun comes up tomorrow morning. morning commute tomorrow in worcester. 11 degrees in boston. 19 degrees, plymouth.
lawrence, 15. that is going to be our coolest morning of the week. but at least temperatures are going to be a little higher in the afternoon you we have 38 in boston. 37 in plymouth. 34 in hyannis tomorrow. only 37 in worcester and 38 -- some of the in betweens and get into the low 40s, guys. seven-day forecast with the weekend always in view. over the weekend, we have got near 50-degree temperatures. we have a little patchy rain and snow overnight into saturday morning, but saturday afternoon brightens up. a high on saturday in boston at 48 degrees. plymouth, 46 worcester 46. not sunday night into monday morning snow change morning snow changing to heavy rain sunday night into monday. back to you. an astronaut shows us an amazing view of the world. look the photos. chick you ares of the earth from the international space station.
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business dealings with packio. he had sponsored the boxer the last eight years. >> sara: two women are busted for a strange valentine's day theft. women stole giant tedy bears and chocolate from wisconsin drug store. police pulled them over and recovered the pink bears. it is not clear if the women will face charges. sara: man in florida takes a backhoe for a joyride and took more than an hour to stop. took it over the bridge to the florida keys. he was dragging the jackhammer and that's why police had to keep their distance. when he was on the bridge there was spikes that were laid out and they were able to get him out. >> gene: scare from the air and covered in tar like substance. people in michigan found substance covering cars, homes
fire department checked it out but they had no idea what it is. >> everybody is concerned about it, we would like to know what it is and get it cleaned up. get everybody involved and it passes the buck. >> gene: it is in the flight path. the base is expected to spend a team out to check it out. gene: people trying to clean up a strange problem in australia. tumble weeds are blowing through town and one woman took her eight hours to clean up the weeds and only took next day for more to come in. kind of like here. >> sara: frustrated. >> gene: coming up at 7:00, why new investigation is sending shock waves all the way up to beacon hill. >> shiri: 25 inches of winter in boston, five inches below average but currentliy 13 below
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calls are growing for senator to step down. >> gene: lieutenant community stunned when pop warner. app he was used for child porn. >> sara: sugary sodas are a no-no. there's another popular drink that may be worse for your diet. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: governor, everybody -- good morning, everybody, it is thursday, eighteenth of february. >> sara: it is it is coldest day of the week but not as cold as last weekend. shiri spear is in the stormtracker and we could not get out of 30s and could be flurries. >> shiri: below average