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told us at the scene abo >> sara: breaking at seven, the big board says the trains are on schedule. that news breaking at 5:30 this morning. team coverage on overnight fix that should make the friday commute a lot smoother. >> sara: mother and baby are injured after being struck by car in roxbury. new this hour residents describe what he saw at the scene. >> gene: plus the hunt continues for two men that got into the dorm at the state's biggest college. investigation as students head back to class this morning. we are live on campus. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, friday, february 19th, hope your morning off to a fact start. we appreciate you being with us this morning, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. the big story is good news for the commute. trains are rolling at south
there live in just minutes, but first, the friday forecast. >> gene: we like the sound of friday, that's for sure. meteorologist shiri spear in the stormtracker weather center, we have cold and sunny start. >> shiri: it is great and beautiful but the bad news it is going to feel awful chilly. we are at 20 right now in worcester. temperatures actually going up this hour. we were in the teens when we checked in with worcester last. 14 now in fitchburg, 21 in boston, 20 in plymouth, 15 beverly, nine in nashua, new hampshire. and we got some more clouds over the cape and islands, and that's helping to hold in a little heat, and that's why we still . now, at 9:00 this morning temperatures warming into the mid-20s. we still got tons of sunshine straight through noon time today where boston is at 35 , north shore, south shore same story there, 33 in worcester, and then as we head into the afternoon in come the clouds, so sunshine afternoon. still nice and dry as you head
and it is not until the evening that we are going to have to start bringing in flurries. we do get a couple bands overnight tonight of snow coming through. highs today 36 to 42. so i will take closer look at accumulation coming up in just a couple minutes. gene, sara, it is back to you. >> gene: big breaking story at this hour. the mbta telling us during the news at 5:00 this morning, the signal problem that caused massive delays has been fixed. >> sara: we have team coverage of the new developments. michael henrich is live at south station getting new details at this hour from amtrack, but julie grauert looking at issues on the trains right now. >> julie: if you go to the website of the mbta, this is what you will see, orange banner, traveling in and south of south station, that's the good news. i am seeing quite a few things, not cancellations, delays of ten to 15 minutes on particular lines.
online, check out exactly how areas may be affected. the big difference is it is not going to be a cancellation. you will be able to make it to south station if that's the intended destination. as far as the roads go, a little bit of relief there, still pretty quiet. things moving along at a decent pace on the expressway but not as slow as we typically see. route 1 check it out, wide open in saugus as you approach lynn fells parkway. 12 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 18 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 25 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: all very good news, of course, for commuters who were stuck for hours trying to get home last night. >> sara: that's right. fox25 michael henrich is live at south station, and michael, amtrak official just cake out -- came out to talk to you. >> michael: i spoke with them within the last ten minutes, we went out to the platforms from which you see so many passengers coming here, happier than they
making it here to south station. but the amtrack superintendent of operations tells me that all centers around a computer problems with that signal, and they needed new components to be brought in from other parts of the countries, other regions of the country. philadelphia area, connecticut area in order to get this resolved. they said it is one of the most complex interlocking handling systems because it has to deal with all 13 tracks that come in and out of south station, and they are still trying to investigate what actually caused the failure. that said, they do not believe that they are susceptible to this sort of major failure happening again. >> since this is the first time we have ever had this type of a failure to this magnitude, i don't think we are very susceptible. like i said, it is such a complex interlocking that there's so many components that this is something we really didn't figure was the problem.
checking power sources, relays, the more common failures, and it was just through process of elimination that with support from our offices in philadelphia, communication and signal support from connecticut and rhode island, all came up yesterday, that they were able to come with this as the fix. >> michael: and he explains other parts of the system and why they needed to repair it for so long. they brought in 50 to 60 by his estimate, crews that worked for more than 24 hours to get this issue resolved. again, this information and person you just heard from, amtrak, this had large impact though on the mbta, and we spoke with some commuters this morning who had a much smoother ride, put some of that interview on the air, continue to edit it and we will have it for you 30 minutes as we continue to digest some of the specifics that amtrak revealed within the past few minutes to us.
breaking news in boston south station, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: the amtrak system that failed was new upgrade that was supposed to keep the very thing from happening. last 30 minutes governor charlie baker called into the newscast and he says this is the key part of the investigation this morning. >> very complex piece of technology, and the software in it was supposed to mean that once it went -- if it went down under circumstances like this, you could reboot it and it would come back, and that obviously didn't happen and that's the part we talk to amtrack about going forward. >> gene: governor baker talks about getting through today and deal with repercussions and compensation possibly for computers later on. as soon as the mbta gave us update at 5:30, we sent outbreaking alert on fox25 news app letting everyone know the trains are running into south station this morning. it is business as usual. you can download the app to get the alerts. users.
a developing investigation in roxbury where a mother and her five-month-old baby were hit by a car while crossing the street. fox25 catherine parrotta is live at that scene on humboldt avenue where this happened just before 9:00 last night and spoke with neighbor that witnessed this all from his window. >> catherine: he was able to give me more information. he told me the mother and baby, the young daughter, had been visiting family over in the apartment complex nearby just before this happened. and he also pointed out those tire mark for me on the road. one set belonged to the car involved in the crash, the other set belonged to police as they were reconstructing the scene last night. as for the mother nature and baby, they are fighting for their lives as police figure out how it happened. this is the scene on humboldt ave at martin luther king boulevard as police investigated the crash. it happened around quarter of 9:00 last night. according to police the mother was crossing the street with her five-month-old daughter in her arms when they were hit by a vehicle.
immediately got out of the car and tried to help the two. a resident who lives in an apartment facing the scene describes what he saw. >> it happened at 9:15. i was in the living room and i heard a screech. as i looked out the window i saw a body on street and infant on right-hand side. the girl was unconscious and when the ambulance came, she was regained conscience. some lady had the baby in her hands and wasn't moving, wasn't crying, there was no signs of life. >> catherine: now, the mother and daughter were taken to boston medical center with serious condition with head trauma and hoping to get update from boston police this morning about how the two of them are going. as for the witness, you will hear more from him next hour. live in roxbury, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: also developing this morning classes at umass amherst will go on normal as police search for two men who sparked a campus wide scare. first time in school history police issued a shelter in place
sky fox was over the campus as this was breaking during our news at 6:00 p.m. police say someone assaulted a student inside peer responsibility dorm after 5:00. after the incident callers to 911 said two attackers left the dorm and one was carrying a gun. officers searched the campus but no men were found. during the search students hid in dorms and checked for updates on social media. >> woke up and opened my door and cops in the hallway. alarms going off everywhere and getting emergency texts. >> gene: police don't believe the students are umass students. the victim that was cut in the head was taken to a local hospital and we will take you live to the campus ahead at 7:30. >> sara: new this morning police used the jaws of life to get two people out of their car after this crash in winthrop. the car crashed into a cab and pinned two people in the car inside. we got the video just before five. the car was wedged between a fence and a fire hydrant.
damage to the car was. both people were taken to area hospitals. no word on how serious the injuries are. sara: new this morning take a look at video police arrested a driver after he managed to runaway from this bad crash in leominster. the driver ran a stop sign. police tried to pull him over but he sped away. a few minutes later police found his car mangled, split right in half. they eventually arrested him near the market basket in sears town mall. >> gene: 7:10 and police are still searching for man and woman accused of trying to stab a police officer with a syringe and taking off. revere police are looking for michael gouthro and jacqueline murphy. yesterday morning police tried to pull guthrie over in revere and say he tried to stab an officer. when police started chasing him, an officer lost control of his car and crashed into two utility poles in chelsea. man that helped the officer described what he saw. >> i know his leg was hurt because tried to get him to
grabbed his leg and pedestrian that was helping us out too and grab his arm and carried him over here. >> gene: the honda he was driving was last seen in east boston. er was sent to mass general hospital for cuts, bruises, concussion but expected to be okay. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. amtrack signal issue has been resolved. service has resumed in and out of south station for those commuter rail trains. also watching drive times, 25 minutes right now on 93 south from 495 in andover to the zakim shiri? >> shiri: boston at 21 , coming in or out of the city from the burbs, still in the teens, 16 with sunshine right now. at 8:00 this morning 19 , 23 at 9:00 a.m., a great warm-up today and 50s by the weekend. i will time it out next. >> sara: pope takes aim at donald trump and gop front-runner fires back. new this morning trump
the pontiff during the town hall meeting last night. sara: but first fox25 investigates uncovers new information about a local school bus driver accused of drinking on the job. what other drivers are telling the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today.
crash in dudley all the children made it out safely and driver was arrested. fox25 rudolph robert believes this wasn't first time. >> robert: scott poirier backed bus into a utility pole. wasn't identity protected when he was drinking on the job before. >> there was a lot of things. >> robert: police received multiple reports since the crash about scott poirier drinking on the job and looking into the drivers activities before, during and after the incident as relates to the offense and certainly open to anyone who may have information to add and we will be in contact with the warrants. the school bus company employee
respond to previous reports. >> they have children on the buss and need to keep kids safe, that's the number one goal, and i don't think they have been doing this. >> robert: students say they have not been doing this, they have not issued any drinking and driving reports for the driver, zero tolerance for the behavior and ib initiated the policy for him and ongoing investigation and we could not comment further on the case. >> need to report to the police station and not taken into their own hands. >> robert: we did reach out to the district in dudley to see if they have gotten previous reports but have not heard back. >> sara: road rage finds gun on campus and wellfleet police say this is the gun they found
community college. officers say a student was involved in a road rage incident on route 9. the victim said a man threatened him with that gun. police is use the license plate of the suspect car to determine it was linked to student at mass bay. sara: these two facing charges accused of driving drunk in webster. worcester telegram reports that a police officer was at gas station and saw the two at street sign. woman was driving and watched as two got out and man got into the front seat and drove away. the officer caught up with them and arrested them. they will be in court in april for charges of driving under the influence. >> julie: it is now 7:17 on friday. good morning, everyone. amtrak signal system failure has been resolved, so you will be able to make it on a commuter rail train into south station. delays i'm seeing on commuter rail right now 15 to 20 minute delays not connected to the signal failure.
commuter rail and you should be able to make your way into south station without any issues. overall volume very light, school vacation week for many kids and slow spot north of the somerville. expressway a little bit sluggish and take you out to live pictures to see moderate volume in freeport street. 25 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 19 minutes braintree split to the pike. 21 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and tracking some scattered overnight snow that will then change to rain. i like the hashtag #notabiggie. i think this is actually best case scenario kind of lowest impact possible. but clear and cold out there right now. we got temperatures in the teens and 20s, and we have got just loads of sunshine. we got patchy snow overnight
of it is going to roll in after about midnight and by the time you wake up tomorrow morning it is already changing over to a few rain drops here. 50s back for the weekend, so we do definitely have some warmer weather on the way, 21 right now in boston with those mostly sunny skies. winds will be pretty light today, so got wind chill of 13 which to me just isn't significant. when we don't have winds over say ten, 15 miles per hour, wind chills really not something that we need to deal with. so we will be talking plain old temperature here, 26 by , we got highs that will top out near 40 in and around the boston area so 41 this afternoon in boston, 39 in plymouth, 37 in portsmouth, new hampshire. we got 39 in worcester, but we got plenty of lower 40s fitchburg, framingham, norwood
snow as warmer air pushes up and warmer air what's driving our weekend forecast. you can see though up until 1:00 this afternoon, it is just the sunshine we are really getting into, increaseing clouds and 10:00 tonight although it looks clear out there, i expect that we are going to get a couple flurries up ahead of the main snow and widely scattered it is, couple bands, not all night snow, and what we have when we wake up tomorrow morning and mix into southern new hampshire whole thing over by morning, afternoon and evening in great shape, coating of snow, and north of the mass pike see coating two inches there, saturday and sunday 50s both days in boston, upper 50s both days in worcester, it is going
we start breezy tomorrow morning and clear out for a little period middle of the day until we get another batch of sprinkles here on saturday night sunday will be the quiet day with just on and off clouds, but i want to show you new information here because and monday morning snow significant and updates getting this morning and you could see this would lead to absolutely some problems on the roadway monday morning with couple inches of snow out there falling during the morning commute. and monday afternoon we will clear out, tuesday increasing clouds and another batch of possible heavy rain and snow on wednesday. back to you guys. >> gene: a little sea sick this morning. rough seas off the cape. coast guard posted off the facebook page, shows a chatham boat taking on huge waves during training. it pushed the boat up over the water.
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>> sara: ceo of google is standing by apple after cracking the san bernardino's iphone. judge ordered apple to access information. apple ceo wrote open letter saying put security of tens of millions of americans citizens at risk and now backing cook's letter and put tech companies in position of hacking their customers. >> gene: most employees at wal-mart getting another raise and $10 an hour and all hourly workers will receive salary increases ranging from three to
announcement last year. wal-mart raising salaries because it is having trouble finding and retaining employees. gene: ford says one of the news cars is pothole proof. new model of the fusion is shock absorbers when they detect a pothole and system to keep the tires elevated instead of driving into the hole. luxury cars already have similar technology. gene: new spaceship about to make debut. virgin atlantic building the craft and earlier version was destroyed in test flight crash. new version can carry two pilots and six passengers and reach more than 300 -- 60 miles off the ground. test flights on the new ship will take place in mojave desert hundreds of people made 250-dollar deposits for rides on the ship. >> sara: new movie themed restaurant in hollywood.
>> sara: it is a harry potter place and menu full of things inspired by the book and there's hog's head pub and that's the name of the pub in the book. frozen butter beer, i've not sure about that. >> shiri: yeah. if headed to central and northern new england all for skiing, 40 tomorrow, take look at local forecast next. >> catherine: two men make it
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>> gene: breaking look at 7:30 and big board full of good news and all trains on skeleton this morning, so don't have to worry about the commute at you ride the rail. amtrack signal that caused all the delays yesterday was fixed at 5:00 this morning and keeping an eye on service as the trains are rolling along right now. >> sara: sun is out, it is friday morning, and make it a great one, and commuters are so relieved not standing out in a cold day. >> shiri: coldest morning of the workweek.
weekend all over again, but 8 colder and yesterday at this time 18 cooler in nashua, this time. 21 , we have been sitting at 21 since 4:00 this morning. and 14 in wellesley, 14 in burrell street, 18 in norton and worcester waking up to 20 but 11 fitchburg, windham, new hampshire 9 , 20s though for marshfield down to plymouth and we get into the 30s over the cape and islands and cloud cover actually helping to hold in some of the heat overnight in those locations, but overall looking at so much sunshine this morning, cold at 21 and get 36 in noon time today as the sun continues increasing afternoon clouds at 40 and back to 33 at 7:00 p.m. and back off at snow chances at seven and minor accumulation coming up in just a
gene, back over to you for now. >> julie: get back to membranes service to south station and latest tweets at amtrak signal has been resolved and trains moving back through south station, great signs for commuters, it will depart and arrive into the station on regular skeleton. over to the maps where we have a new accident, 128 southbound near route 2a in lexington and volume much lighter than usual and expressway slow spot around granite avenue, cruiser wide open through brighton and live drive times, 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 28 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 23 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: back to breaking news story, on the air at 4:00,
>> sara: trains couldn't make it into south station and more than three hours later things are running smoothly. fox25 michael henrich continues the team coverage from south station, and michael, people heard the good news and so happy to get back on the trains. >> michael: nice to deliver some good news here, that the issue has been resolved. south station back to north as it does get when you're commuting here. the board does say on time, on time, on time, music to commuter's ears. now, as we mentioned in last report, amtrak superintendent of operations spoke with me about 40 minutes ago saying dozens of crew members worked for more than 24 hours to make these repairs, and here is look at what we are talking about. controls all of south station in and out of traffic, tweeted out by mbta spokesperson.
of the broken system, this belongs to amtrack. computer problem led to the issues and components need to be brought in as far away from philadelphia to fix it. he doesn't believe anything malicious happened to cause this and not likely to happen again. that said, amtrack doesn't know what cause it had yet. the investigation continues. all commuters know for now that they are glad things are back up and running. here is one woman who tells us she started driving in and then hopped on a train when she found out the system was fixed. >> happy, very happy. very happy. it was fine. it was fine. we actually started driving in, we weren't going to take the train but then heard everything was working so got on the train. >> michael: such a nightmare after yesterday and operations they talked about why this system is particularly complicated at south station leading to the issue dragging out for more than 24 hours,
next report in 30 minutes. live in boston south station with good news. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: commuter rush underway and alert you to any problems on the trains or roads. julie grauert will be back in just a few moments with the drive times. sara: during the chaos yesterday, the spokesperson for the company that manages the commuter rail keolis a lot of flak for something she tweeted the day before and this morning she is coming clean and -- in clever knew post. leslie prayed to the transport gods last night and said she would never again complain about american airlines if commuter rail service was restored. she tweeted multiple times on wednesday when flight was delayed. the irony was on her. the next day the transportation company she worked for had a
>> gene: at umass amherst put the entire campus into lockdown. it was reported two men had a gun and police continue to update on the search for the suspects today. governor, jess. >> jessica: good morning to you, gene. perhaps even more anxious than students this morning are parents and moment in which she was waiting to hear from son last night were simply terrifying for her. right now we are here at campus police department on campus. police here do tell us they continue to search for these two suspects this morning and they should have an update for us in a little less than three hours from now. >> very scary. >> jessica: massive response at umass amherst after two men with guns assault students in
>> heard screams and tons of cops coming in, fire trucks, ambulances. >> jessica: police tell fox25 it all started at 5:15 last night saying they got several calls about suspect seen running from the dorm with the gun. >> umass students were here out of town to target this particular student. >> jessica: students telling us whole ordeal was terrifying. >> a facebook post where friend closet. >> jessica: the victim had injury to the head and taken to nearby hospital. he is expected to survive but this morning all students here want are answers. police do not believe the two suspects are and let you know for sure when it is happening.
fox25 news. >> sara: arrest warrant has been issued for 35-year-old kenneth manning of malden. officers say manning is armed and dangerous. he has several tattoos, including a cross on his back. manning accused of stabbing 36-year-old colleen russell. her body was found on monday night inside the cliff side commons apartments in malden. >> gene: investigators in plymouth finding deadly house fire. it happened at seaside home on ellisville road. owner 64-year-old robert drude was found dead in the entryway. the state fire marshal says this is not considered suspicious. >> sara: this morning federal regulators blaming a florida company for a deadly circus accident in new hampshire. a man and six-year-old daughter were killed in august when tent collapsed in lancaster. there was a severe storm in the area at the time of the tragedy.
international events failed to properly put up the tent and ignored severe weather warnings. other hazards also put circus employees at risk of electric shock, burns and cuts. >> gene: 7:39, new report says administrators at local school failed to properly investigate a racial slur. boston police schools look into seven race incidents reported by students at boston latin school. but the report says only one violated school policy. in january students held protest at the school and demanded action against the headmaster. no school official will be disciplined though as a result of that report. >> sara: boston pops kicking off 2016 season with a fan favorite. actor and producer seth macfarlane will be feature on may 6th, this is opening night he is known for work on family guy and ted films but actually sings too. also on the schedule broadway
schultz, guitarist from the band boston. tickets go on sale on the twenty-second. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes, amtrack issue has been resolved, so trains going back into south station. delays i'm seeing are unrelated to the signal issue, just some typical morning delays of ten, 15 minutes on variety of lines. shiri? >> shiri: what we have coming into town tonight is snow initially changing over to rain. chance will start to rise around 10:00 tonight, but early tomorrow morning as well as tomorrow night we are going to have some moisture around. i will time out the showers next. >> gene: 7:40 this morning, latest revolution in online dating. coming up new at 8:00, one company using the sense of smell to find perfect matches.
gene: teenag >> gene: politicians like trump that support building a wall in mexico. pontiff says he thinks the person who wants to build walls not christian. trump responded saying it is disgrateful for religious leader to question a person's faith and last night at town hall forum in south carolina billionaire took a different tone about the pope's comment. >> i think he said something much softer than originally recorded by the media. i think he heard one side of the story which is probably by the mexican government. >> a lot of respect for the pope trump leading, cruz falls behind and marco rubio third with 15%. in terms of the democratic primary in south carolina that
likewise it is not close. the latest polls out of south carolina show that hillary clinton has 53% support compared to 31 for bernie sanders. meanwhile clinton rallying in vegas and that caucus is tomorrow and have clinton in tight race one percentage point ahead of sanders in nevada. stay with fox25 for complete election coverage and watching results in nevada and results tomorrow night during the fox25 news at 10:00. >> sara: today the body of justice antonin scalia will lie in great hall. president obama and first lady are expected to pay respects today but president obama will not attend the funeral this weekend. sara: this morning the massachusetts senate is refusing to call for the resignation of state senator under federal investigation. last night our cameras were
left his house in milton. on wednesday fox25 was first to break the news federal agents raiding canton law offices. fbi did not say what it was about, only that it was a joint investigation with the i.r.s. in interview with fox25's sharman sacchetti, senate president stanley rosenberg says the calls for joyce's resignation are premature. rosenberg stepped aside from leadership positions and forgoing the extra $15,000 that comes with them. last year joyce made $75,000 in his job as a state senator. >> gene: teenager facing felony charges for impersonating a senator. gar he claim to be a senator's
make it to class and gave a 45 minute speech. he had no idea he had been duped until the senator returned a few weeks later. the school will be more careful who they will allow inside from now on. only now he will be impersonating senators' aide, he will be brought up on impersonating charge. >> julie: commuter rail trains heading to south station and huge relief for so many commuters. this just popped up to on the pike and overall volume is so light right now not seeing that many residual delays and north of town and route 1 moving along fine but accident on route 1 as heading through chelsea and revere. live look at the zakim where volume still a little heavy on leverett connector but moderate
on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 29 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector and 26 minutes on the pike 495 to mass ave. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, chilly but bright day to start. >> shiri: tons of sunshine out there, julie, and tap into the son at least into the early afternoon and clouds bring us a little bit of overnight snow and tomorrow warm enough we switch it over to rain, so there's a lot going on here the neck 24 hours, way we are starting out this morning, like julie said, it is going to be cold, norwood 16, portsmouth 15 , 16 in lawrence, 20 in worcester, 21 in boston. let's take closer look at that boston forecast and see we have nice bright sun now, 6 miles per hour winds, winds not all that gusty now. give it a day, tomorrow morning it is going to be pretty breezy out there. but there's the clouds starting around 3:00 this afternoon with temperature at 39 .
today, but we do have some pockets upper 30s out there. either way a totally normal february day. temperatures are where they should be this time of the year but as we got clouds coming in later tonight we actually got temperatures cold enough to support a little bit of snow. based on some of the latest information, i'm going to up risk for snow with some flurries at 10:00 tonight, but your best chance for getting some batches of passing snow that actually sticks and accumulates, closer to midnight tonight through sunrise tomorrow morning, but from south to north with the breezy winds coming up from the south, it is carrying a a lot of warm air with it and causing flipover by 7:00 a.m. and rain-snow line and start out with a little bit of mix there and showers fade very, very fast and 10:00 a.m. we will be dry tomorrow morning by the middle of the day we got some breaks in the clouds. this is the best timing tomorrow to try to get outside. if you got any travel plans, i'm expecting noon time early afternoon. looking pretty good for getting
5:00 tomorrow afternoon and through the evening, we got risk for couple of sprinkles or couple flurries around on saturday night, so saturday morning we got a little bit of wet weather, saturday night we got a little. at least on sunday we got on and off clouds and stay nice and dry and clouds starting to thicken up as we travel through the day. highs today middle 40s, boston, bedford, lawrence, 39 in beverly, portsmouth and plymouth and worcester and over the weekend -- tonight we got a coating of snow south of the pike and coating two inches based where we get the stronger bands of snow occurring off to the north of the pike and highs both days in boston, 50 . really can't complain about that but then sunday night into monday morning, the chance for some snow out there still a lot to iron out with the system, high 42, and we got more heavy rain and snow expected wednesday back to you. >> sara: he picked the wrong pharmacy to rob.
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>> sara: look at this video. national weather service they are asking people to avoid controlled burns properly. >> gene: horrifying moments caught on camera in the water. happened near uss arizona in pearl harbor. three of the five passengers on board taken to the hospital. police say the family of four were among those on board. witness says the pilot practically saved lives by crashing into the water. >> he had have hurt a lot of people but the pilot looked like pulled it back into the water. obviously i don't know how much
he was not trying to land on land, no landing area, people standing around looking at all the different sites there. >> gene: still no word what caused the crash. video. look at how close the train got to the bus. district says the driver was supposed to stop 15 feet from the track, open the door and listen for a train. school district says they have fired the driver. however, the driver's daughter posted on facebook her mother resigned. she says her mother was dedicated driver for 20 years and bullied by students. >> sara: security maybe a big problem at beyonce concert in miami in april. >> sara: members of the fraternal order of police in miami say they will not work security at her concert. they say her new song formation
bowl promoted antipolice message the local union president urged all police officers everywhere to boycott her concerts. no word if the boycott applies to all police officers in miami, but local news stations there in tampa reported that no local cops have signed up yet to work her concert. she is due to perform at gillette stadium this summer. >> gene: it is now 7:56 this morning. local school bus driver accused of drinking on the job. he was arrested after a bad accident with kids on the bus. coming up at 8:00, fox25 investigates new concerns about his past. >> sara: we have a little snow, a little accumulation, even a little rain the next 24 hours, and watch through the changes hour-by-hour next. >> sara: another shocking story about poor treatment for
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, reached the 8:00 hour on february 19th, thank you for being with us this morning, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. clear commute to match the clear skies so far. shiri spear in the stormtracker weather with snow in the forecast. >> shiri: we do but this morning taking the sunglasses and scarf because it is chilly at 23 in boston. this is the first hour we actually checked in and seen temperatures go up. so gone up 2 the last hour, 24 in worcester, 19 fitchburg, 14 in nashua, 23 in plymouth and you can see some milder temperatures across the cape because we had overnight clouds and containing heat overnight and 10:00 a.m. we got upper 20s on the map by lunchtime today middle 30s with 35
about 33 in worcester at lunchtime and move west to east keeping it drive for you guys headed home from work later today, still upper 30s, but cold enough to support some evening snow. really during the overnight hours we are going to get just a little bit of accumulation, 36 to 42 for highs today, increasing afternoon clouds and coating two inches of snow possible overnight tonight. i will time out the snow showers coming up for now. gene, sara, back to you. >> gene: overnight fix as the commuter rail running smoothly right now. >> sara: we have team coverage michael henrich has been covering the story since signal failure first started causing chaos yesterday morning, and julie grauert standing by with new information "t" putting out to riders right now. >> julie: this is a nice site, gene and sara, nice orange banner reminding you the signal system fare has been resolved. normal operations resuming which means trains will make it to south station. i'm seeing some delays on other
to overall system failure. that's because other switching issues or over all traffic. so just double with before you head out. things looking good on roads, route 193 south wide open, a a little bit sluggish right now on the expressway on morrissey boulevard and exit 13, freeport street, volume remains heavy and steady. over to live drive times, 26 minutes on pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave, 21 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 29 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: all right, julie, two and a half hours ago michael henrich broke the news on twitter that the problem had been fixed. he continues our live team coverage at south station. michael, you talked with amtrak about how they actually fixed the signal issue. >> michael: i just spoke with them again because initially they told me they don't know why the signal system broke. i asked them what timetable would be for the investigation, and they said after working for
engineer are getting what they called a well deserved break, getting some sleep and then coming back at it, they are going to work throughout the weekend in order to determine what caused this massive signal failure. that said, they say here at south station just outside of this main terminal here, there were 50 to 60 workers going through all the different switches trying to fix this thing since yesterday morning, and finally got it done a little before 5:00 and, of course, they spread the word to us around 5:30. they had to ring in -- bring in components as far away from philadelphia, rhode island, and engineers came in from those areas as well in order to replace parts. that said because it was such a unique part of the system that broke and they have never had issues with it before, they don't believe that this sort of catastrophic failure will happen again. >> really was complex system and
actually caused the failure, but right now the good things is we are up and running, full service, full control for service this morning. >> michael: a lot of relieved commuters responding, at least as normal as things get, and very relieved and they were not able to get any commuter rail in our out of south station. we will go over that in greater detail and hear from commuters how today went. that's coming up again in 30 minutes. live in south station, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: amtrack system that failed was upgrade that was supposed to keep it from happening. governor charlie baker called into the newscast. he said this is a key part in the investigation this morning.
technology, and the software in it was supposed to mean that once it went -- if it went down in different circumstances like this, you could reboot and it come back and that obviously didn't happen and that's the part we will talk to amtrack about going forward. >> gene: they are focusing on today's commuter. julie grauert will have more how the commuter rail is doing this morning. >> sara: mom and baby hit by a car and catherine parrotta live on scene at humboldt avenue in roxbury with neighbors who saw the whole thing, catherine. >> catherine: they say it
now and you will be able to make out the tire marks on the pavement this morning. mother and baby taken to the hospital with serious injuries. meantime police looking to figure out how this happened, and take look at video here and gives you better look at the scene at humboldt ave on martin luther king boulevard. this is as police were investigating the scene and happened at quarter of 9:00 last night, and mother was crossing the street when she was hit with her baby in the arms. a resident live in the apartment facing the scene and wei -- he described what he saw. >> looked very upset. of course, who wouldn't be. boston police transferred him to the hospital. when andrews came she regained unconscious and baby in the hands and ten minutes and lifeless and not moving and
>> catherine: mother and daughter were taken to boston medical center with serious condition and head trauma. they weren't sure if the two lived near here but the witness says he believed they were just coming from visiting the mother's father that lived in the apartment complex nearby. that again is according to witness. this morning i'm trying to reach out to boston police to find out more information about the conditions of the mother and daughter this morning and as soon as i get the information i will pass it along to you. live in roxbury, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: developing this morning classes at umass amherst will go on as normal after two men had a campus wide scare. there was a shelter in place order yesterday evening. sky fox over the campus as it was breaking during the 6:00 news last night. police say someone assaulted student inside pier ponts dorm. one was carrying a gun. officers searched the campus but
during the search students hid in dorms and checked for updates on social media. >> opened up doorway and there was cops with guns. >> before i knew it there was alarms going off everywhere and i was getting emergency texts. >> gene: victim was cut in the head and taken to local hospital we will take you live to campus coming up at 8:30. >> sara: before sunrise police had to use jaws of life to get people out of car. after 4:30 the car crashed into the cab and pinned the two people in the car inside. photographer on scene says the car was wedged between a fence and fire hydrant. you could see just how bad the damage to the car was. both people were taken to area hospitals. no word just on how serious their injuries are. sara: new this morning, take look at this video, drive managed to runaway from bad crash in leominster. driver ran a stop sign and police tried to pull him over but he sped away. few minutes later police found
half. they eventually arrested him near the market basket and sears town mall. >> gene: man accused of trying a stab a police officer and taking off. police are looking for michael gouthro and jacqueline murphy. to pull guthrie over and he tried to stab an officer. when police started chasing him he crashed into two utility poles in chelsea. man that helped the officer described what he saw. >> wasn't able to walk. just grabbed his leg and possessions that were helping us out too, grabbed his arms and carried him over there. >> gene: pair last seen driving in honda in east boston. the officer sent to mass general hospital for cuts, bruises examine concussion but expected to be okay. >> sara: road rage incident leads police to find a gun on local college campus. wellesley police say this is the
car at mass bay community college. officers say student was involved in a road rage incident on route 9. the victim said a man threatened him with the gun. police used the license plate of the suspect's car to determine that it was linked to a student at mass bay. sara: these two are facing charges this morning accused of driving drunk in webster. the worcester telegram reports that a police officer was at gas station and saw the two hit a street sign. the woman was driving. he watched as two got out, looked at the damage, then the man got into the front seat and drove away. the officer caught up with them, arrested them, they will be in court in april with charges of driving under the influence. >> julie: good morning, everyone. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes and big story this morning is the commuter rail on amtrak. signal issue has been resolved, so trains going back in and out of south station. let you know about the drive times, 23 minutes on 93 south
bridge. shiri? >> shiri: at 20 right now, teens on the map but 21 . all with sunshine and show you when it fades to not just clouds but snow coming up next. >> sara: apple isn't backing down from the fbi when it comes to hacking an alleged terrorist's phone. coming up the new tech giant that's getting apple's back. >> gene: meant to save the lives to those that served the
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telling us he was drunk on the job before. >> slurred speech, a lot of things. >> gene: >> robert: police received multiple be roberts on the job job -- reports about him drinking on the job. they are looking before and during the incident and open to anyone that may have information to add and we will be in contact with the involved agencies if the situation warrants. the school bus company employee believes the bus company did not respond to previous reports. >> children on the buses so need to keep those kids safe. that's the number one goal and i don't think they have been doing this. >> robert: first students says that's not the case. they have not received any drunking and driving and zero tolerance and initiated the terminating policy for him and ongoing investigation and cannot
we tried poirier at his home. man did answer when we called but hung up. the employee is sharing concerns and hopes it helps changes procedures. >> make better rules and not take into own hands. >> robert: we reached out to district in dudley but we have not heard back. >> sara: today a teenager who fled to mexico may have case transferred to adult court. he was convicted of killing four people during a drunk driving crash in texas and only received probation because he said his rich parents made him irresponsible. however, he was accused of violating the probation last year by attending a party where alcohol was served. if the case is moved to adult court, couch could be sentenced to 120s days in jail for the probation violation.
abandoned by crisis center when they need help the most. new report says debts being put on hold or transferred to voice mail when called suicide hotline run by the d.a. investigators received several complaints from vets. the hotline based in upstate new 24/7. the va is taking steps to improve operation at the hotline. >> gene: 8:17. may not feel like it some days but the average adult in massachusetts gets more sleep controversy. new numbers for the centers for disease control show 65.5% in massachusetts reported sleeping seven hours or more each night. that is point better than national average. overall revenuers say one in three americans don't get enough sleep. not enough shut eye can lead to health problems like obesity, heart problems and stroke. if you're one that gets too much sleep, there was no evidence sleeping more than nine hours a night can cause in i health problems.
category. that would be all right. >> julie: never heard of that as a condition. dock, get too much sleep. we lost a lot of sleep lately, last 24 hours over the commuter rail and 5:30 they have been fixed, so amtrak signal issues resolved through south station, able to go in and out of south station. delays i'm seeing on the commuter rail are not connected to that, just ten, 15 minute delays on variety of liens -- lines. things moving fine on roads right now, seen overall light commute today, 93 south a little bit of slowing as you approach somerville. otherwise things looking okay, especially on route 1 in saugus. we are wide open as you approach parkway. 25 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now.
february day ahead. it seems like we don't experience a lot of normal this winter. >> shiri: hard to get average because of so many extremes, mild on monday today those temperatures upper 30s, lower 40s, that's where we should be so clear and cold right now, patchy overnight snow and 50s are back by the weekend. right now waking up to 23 in boston over mostly sunny skies and wind chill and honestly winds at or under 10 miles per hour for the most part today so we got the morning sunshine by noon, 35 , upper 30s to about 40 this afternoon and in come the clouds. it is not until late bring in chance for a little bit of snow. 40 lawrence, framingham, over to norwood, fitchburg, all in the lower 40s, more upper 30s worcester over to keene, down to plymouth at 38 in hyannis at 35 this is system moving toward us. i know you see a lot of snow here around the lake.
really warm air pumped up from the south, same warm air that's really going to do a inub to our own temperatures this weekend. here you can see by 1:00 this afternoon, still just going with that nice bright forecast, afternoon here come the clouds, but really not until the evening that we start seeing a couple flurries around toun at 10:00, best chance for passing snow showers, midnight to 7:00 tomorrow morning. between four and seven we see snow to rain from south to north and you can see it is real patchy here and not going to give us widespread snow and south of the pike coating of snow and north of the pike potential for coating to two inches, not widespread, depends where we get the band forming and temperature over the weekend so warm with 50s both days in boston, upper 40s both days in worcester, we got 55 in foxborough by sunday but we weekend changes, so keep in mind tomorrow morning wake up to not
in southern new hampshire. it is going to be breezy, gusts all the way to 40 miles per hour in the morning, although the middle of the day brightens up, we have saturday evening sprinkles and flurries in the forecast. sunday is better day of the weekend. sunday is going to be bringing us on and off clouds but it does stay nice and quiet. 7-day forecast with weekend always in view, overnight into monday morning, we get another batch of snow with high of 42 we clear out during the afternoon and then wednesday, starting tuesday night start out with the potential of heavy snow and heavy rain. back to you. >> gene: 8:21. incredible crash caught on camera. coming up why experts say the pilot actually planned to crash into the water. so much for speed dating.
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stay like this for too long. >> gene: 551 day. what we experienced in last week >> shiri: windshield 40 below, nothing like 70 degree temperature swing in matter of weeks. starting out teens and 20s, 33 in boston, 19 dedham, 22 in norton, lawrence waking up to 20 and lowell 18 and amherst, new hampshire 17 and worcester right now 24 and we got more of these 20s from plymouth down to sandwich at 27 and sticking with forecast in boston, straight through midday today, and in noon 36 and increasing afternoon clouds at about 40, 7:00 p.m. clouds taken over but
for the chance of snow in boston some improvement as far as the trains go. >> julie: major relief as of 5:30 when we broke the news signal issue resolved, south station train back up and running. seeing delays on other lines. ten, 15 minutes but that's just typical to the weekday morning commute. none of them connected to the issue we were dealing with yesterday because of that signal outage. over to the roads new accident westbound on the pike, right after the pru tunnel so you will encounter if trying to be westbound on the pike, a little sluggish still as make way past exit 14 freeport street and live drive times, 25 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass ave, braintree split to the pike, 26 minutes to the connector. >> sara: we have learned a
overnight to see the trains were back on schedule this morning. back 25 michael henrich continues the team coverage from south station and updates from amtrak all morning long. >> >> michael: they are relieved to say they fixed it and everything on the board listed as on time. tuning in, might have seen this, these pictures give us the best sense of the problem at hand? tweeted out at mbta spokesperson, actual signal when it was broken. and amtrak signal that broke and it was a computer problem at fault here and 50 to 60 engineers worked for more than
resolved, bringing in components, computer components all the way from philadelphia and closer by and quick as resolution as possible and 24 hours and impacted not only amtrak but clearly the mbta commuter rail as well and that's why the passenger you're about to hear from, this commuter is anything but thrilled what took place yesterday. they know the mbta is not in charge of the broken signal, their train were impact and after what happened last winter, there isn't a lot of wiggle room
the theme of the morning and specificity and how complex the situation, we are turning around and editing and we will air it in 30 minutes. stay for continuing coverage. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: so far so good and watch for any issues that would arise and all day on news app. julie grauert will be back in just a few minutes with those drive times. >> gene: 8:35, classes going on normal at campus at umass amherst. hours after every building put on lockdown, two strangers got into a dorm with a gun.
suspects still at large. >> jessica: police continuing to search and trying to have as normal as morning as possible after the first ever shelter in place was issued here last night our crews did speak to some kids who were here on campus last night and they told us all they want are answers. >> not knowing what was going on. >> jessica: two men with guns assault a student inside the pier pont. >> tons of fire trucks, ambulances. >> jessica: several calls about suspect running with a gun. >> umass students they were here
>> jessica: shelter across campus and whole ordeal was simply terrifying. victim taken to nearby hospital and expected to survive and this morning, all students here want is answers. hoping two men will be caught and they should have some sort of statements and sometimes in 10:00 hour. live in amherst, jessica reyes. >> sara: arrest for kenneth manning of malden. manning is armed and dangerous and several tattoos including
accused of stabbing 36-year-old colleen russell and body was found monday night inside the cliff side common apartment in malden. >> gene: administrators looked into seven race related incidents reported by students at boston latin school but the report says only one violated school policy and action against the head mast and her they will be disciplined as a result of the report. >> sara: actor and producer seth mcfarland on may 6th, opkennedy greenway night -- he sings as well and summer schedule broadway star sutton foster and tom schultz guitarist
tickets go on sale the twenty-second. >> gene: timing left bad guy bloodied and bruised. >> sara: backing away from original claims that the pope was disgraceful. >> julie: good news signal system repaired and trains going back and forth from south station again. shiri? >> shiri: chance snow going up and show you when to expect the flakes and drops, first fire department first responders from across the commonwealth train
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into the water. >> pilot looked like he pulled it back into the water and i don't know how much control he had but look like not trying to land and original landing area and people looking at all the different sites there. >> sara: national transportation safety board will send a team to the crash site to investigate. >> gene: this morning donald trump dialing back criticism of pope francis. yesterday the pope was asked politicians like trump that support building a wall on u.s. border with mexico. pontiff said that person that thinks about building walls is not christian. trump responded saying it is disgraceful for religious leader to question a person's faith. last night at town hall forum in south carolina the billionaire took a different tone about the pope's comments. >> i think heard one side of the story which was probably by the mexican government. >> gene: trump says he has a
doing a very good job. gene: republican presidential primary in less than 24 hours and trump still leading the polls. latest fox news polls shows trump leading with 32%, ted cruz falls behind with 19%, marco rubio running third with 15%. gene: democratic primary in south carolina is over a week away and likewise not a close race either. hillary clinton has 53% compared to bernie sanders with 31%. meanwhile, clinton has been rallying supporters in las vegas that the state democratic caucus tomorrow and latest polls have clinton ahead by one percentage point over the vermont senator. republicans caucus in nevada next weekend. stay with fox25 for complete election coverage. we will be watching in south carolina and nevada and results coming up tomorrow night during the fox25 news at 10:00 and 11. >> sara: this morning the massachusetts senate president is refusing to call for the resignation of a state senator under federal investigation. last night our cameras were
left his house in milton. on wednesday fox25 was the first to break the in united states that federal agents were raiding canton law offices. the fbi did not say what it was about, only that it was a joint investigation with the i.r.s. in an interview with fox25 sharman sacchetti senate president stanley rosenberg says the calls for joyce's resignation are premature. >> jessica: he has stepped. >> sara: he has stepped aside and last year joyce made $75,000 in his job as state senator. >> julie: good friday morning, 8:45 and good morning it is for so many people that use the commuter rail and issues with the amtrak failure has been fixed. normal operations resuming through south station. i'm seeing some delays on other
that original signal system failure. as for the roads we have an accident westbound before the pike right before the prudential tunnel and causing some delays seeing backups on 93 south right now. take you out to live look at zakim bridge where you can see jampacked as making way over the zakim and into boston. here are live drive times, 33 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 23 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, is it true, a month away from the first day of spring. >> shiri: i think technically it is 29 days, 17 hours and so many minutes, but who's counting all right? here is the deal. today at least we got the spring like sunshine in place, don't have spring like temperatures yet. tonight we are actually bringing back a little bit of snow. tomorrow warm-up underway, and that means it is just going to be some rain actually. so snow isn't going to amount to
about a coating of snow south of the pike to the north of the pike though a coating to two inches of snow expected here during the overnight hours. boston 23 , warm-up happening now and we got the nice sunshine in place already. this is your hour-by-hour warm-up today. noon time 35 , 2:00 p.m. 38, we do have to bring in some of the afternoon clouds as we go, but high temperatures will roll into the upper 30s in boston and plymouth and beverly, portsmouth, new hampshire. we got lower 40s lawrence, bedford, down to norwood at 41 , even fitchburg in nashua get up to 40. worcester today at 37 and more of those mid to upper 30s out across the cape. future cast though highlighting morning sunshine, incoming clouds from west to east this afternoon. clouds will thicken up and not so much 10:00 p.m. where we should see a couple flurries around here. it is more midnight and after we get a few bands of snow coming through that change over to rain by the time you wake up tomorrow
from south to north between four and 7:00 a.m. most viewers simply going to see rain drops out of this and have breezy conditions coming up from the south, gusts tomorrow morning as high as 40 miles per hour in the cape. feel and notice the wind thankfully middle of the day looking decent, noon time on saturday where we get partly sunny skies but we are not done with the wet weather yet because after 5:00 p.m. tomorrow night we got more of those sprinkles in the forecast and couple flurries up north, but sunday, sunday going to be a better day of the weekend because it stays dry from start to finish. all we get increasing clouds. so over the weekend we got 50 tomorrow in boston, 51 on sunday, 47 both days in worcester, we go from 45 to 46 hyannis on saturday to sunday and into new hampshire we got 48 both days this concord, new hampshire. least 10 above average. 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view and jump 10 in
snowflakes tonight and again sunday night into monday we got the potential of some snow out there, even potential for accumulation to mess up that monday morning commute. here is hour-by-hour look at expected late sunday night into monday morning snow. this right now is worse case scenario but you can see it is pretty juiced up until 1:00 in the afternoon on monday and dry out and again tuesday night into the day on wednesday we got snow changing over to possibly heavy rain and snow depending how close to the coast you are. back to you guys. >> sara: scary find millions of light years from earth. coming up next giant endangering that has mess marised scientists >> julie: teenager speaks to high school students and why he
you can see suspect's mugshot just how much damage he caused. >> i did what i had to do to protect the person i loved. i hope he gets the help he needs and hope helps loved ones too. >> sara: police are thankful the boxer helped out but asked others to do the same thing because it can be very dangerous. >> gene: that's a tko right there. spaceship about to make debut. virgin galactic was destroyed and new version can carry two pilots and six passengers and test flight will take place later this year in mojave desert keep in mind people have paid
>> sara: bright light is black hole 300 million light years away from earring. nasa say it is giant. in fact, it is 21 billion times the size of the sun. >> sara: optical illusion looks like fire off of a cliff and sun going through waterfall. angle of sun has to be just right which happens only for couple weeks in february but when it does the park lab site says it is a bonanza for photographers. >> sara: website getting a lot of traction after offering refuge if donald trump is elected. >> hi, americans, donald trump may be the president of your country. might i suggest moving to an island. >> sara: this is man that
he each started as joke but it has picked up and questions for people very serious moving to cape canada and does become the president in november. >> gene: local school bus driver accused of drinking on the job and he was in bad accident with kids on the bus. new at 9:00 new concerns about his past. >> sara: snow accumulation and even rain and when sunshine fades, clouds. >> sara: why the driver
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>> michael: if the signal problem could happen again. >> julie: take you live to d.c. as court gathers for the coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> julie: i'm julie grauert. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. happy friday. we are all excited about the weekend and beautiful but cold morning. bring on the sunshine, shiri. fox25 meteorologist shiri spear is in the stormtracker weather center. skies, 27 as you wake up in boston, 24 in worcester. warming up as we speak.