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emotional testimony we expect this morning boston police are asking everyone to take a good look at this photo and see if you recognize the man seen here coming up in just a few minutes coming up in just a few minutes. why police say he has been going up to people with a 12 going up to people with a 12-inch kitchen knife in one of the busiest parts of the city. the gop candidates faced off of the last time before super tuesday, and the insults were flying. >> if i can't -- hey, if i can't beat remember, you are really going to get killed. >> sara: the surprise attack on donald trump and the former president who was watching from the audience. >>announcer: complete news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: and good morning, everybody. and thank you so much for joining us on this friday, it is friday, february 26. i am sara underwood. >> gene: and i am gene lavanchy. huge turn around from yesterday's temperatures with that stormy start. it was mild, windy rain. definitely will need that
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our team of reporters are covering all the big stories including sentencing day for the teenager who murdered his math teacher. first to shiri spear. warm weather gone for now. >> shiri: you know how it works in new england, wait a day or two days and warm weather will be back into play. 27 in worcester. 35 in boston. 34 34, beverly. lower 30s in plymouth but just above freezing bedford, lawrence an portsmouth, new hampshire. cool out there but not too many towns and cities that dropped down to that freezing point. by 8 a.m. a couple more. boston at 33 degrees. the burbs hovering close to 22. by noontime middle 30s. back on track. mostly sunny skies form this afternoon and this morning, it is not going to be completely overcast, but there will be scattered clouds. and by that drive home from work, temperatures close to freezing. highs 30 to 34 degrees. a cold and frequent gusts up
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i will take you into that warming weekend and it lasts for a while once we get there coming up. get to you julie grauert now good morning, morning. things starting to increase with volume on the expressway, but just slightly. we are not in the thick of it just yet. 128 look good through canton and dedham and needham up to the pike. 93 south route 1 still very manageable. nothing going on quite yet. should that change, i will be the first to let you know. live look at the zakim bridge where volume is manageable. over 20 your live drive tiles opinion 23 minutes on the pike avenue. 17 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 21 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. sara and gene, back to you. happening today, the danvers teenager that murdered his teacher and dumped her body behind the high school will find out how long he will be in prison. >> he was 14 at the time of the brutal crime and will be eligible for parole at some
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prosecutors want to make sure it is not for a very long time. fox25's catherine parrotta has been covering this case since been covering this case since.the day of the murder and catherine, sure to be an emotional day for the family of colleen ritzer. >> reporter: an emotional day and also a long day as well. the judge said after he hears everybody in the court room, that is when he will this begin the process of making his decision. he hopes to have a decision by the end of the day; however, he is not making any promises about that. the sentencing hearing at 9:00 this morning. phillip chism was 14 years old at the time when he raped and murdered his math teacher. he is now 17 years old. a state wants him sentenced to minimum of 50 years in prison where he wouldn't be eligible for parole until he was in his 60s. they are expected to focus on his age during sentencing. one of the first juveniles to be sentenced an an adult under guidelines that juveniles must be given possibilities of parole regard willing of the crime.
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have been sentenced to life in prison without parole. who will speak, a judge is allowing anyone who wants to speak to do so, and there was some discussion about that pint yesterday during a hearing that happened before the sentencing that is set to take place today that is set to take place today. we will tell you more about that coming up next half hour. live in salem, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. >> sara: fox25 will be from court for the sentencing hearing when it begins at 9 a.m. and it could be all day before the a judge makes a decision. as soon as it comes down, we will take the sentencing lye live on fox25. you can also get the latest on the case on our web site and mobile app. developing this morning, investigators are now going through a factory ins can why is a former employee killed three people and wounded a dozen more. the suspect, a 38-year-old man, also shot two other people and stole a car before arriving at the plant. both of those victims survived. the gunman was eventually killed by the first police officer who arrived at the
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employees said there was chaos and panic as soon as they heard the first gunshots. >> people started screaming coming out saying go to the front. go to the front. everybody turned around, no, he is out front. everybody started to go to the back right here. >> gene: the factory where the shooting happened makes lawnmowers. they don't have a motive. investigators are expected to stay on the seen for several more hours. take a close look at these pictures this morning. boston police say this man is threatening people with a 12 threatening people with a 12-inch kitchen knife. this is happening in an area popular with students and tourists. fox25 jessica reyes is live downtown just feet from the common. and this is a scary development in one of the fastest-growing areas of the city, jess. >> reporter: it certainly are sr. sara. just about 20 years ago, this is one of the most crime-ridden parts of the city and in the past couple of years the city has been cleaning it up. home to a lot of new apartment building, a lot of shops.
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intersection washington and boylston street. they talk to a lot of people who live around here in the past 24 hours. all of them pretty rattled to know in guy is still on the loose this morning. boston police asking anyone to take a good look at the guy this photo. they say he has begun going up to people with a knife and robbing them in one of the busiest areas of downtown boston. >> that makes me pret nervous. pretty scary, absolutely. >> reporter: happened twice since january near the intersection of washington and boylston street. one of the most dangerous and crime-ridden parts of boston. the city has been working aggressively over the past couple of years to clean it up. >> very disturbing. i already keep an eye out in this area. it is a combat zone anyby a. i usually have pepper spray in my pocket. >> reporter: a little over a month ago a man had his computer bag stolen. a witness chased the suspect who pulled a knife on him. two weeks ago, a woman was
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the same area when he thetened her with a 12-inch kitchen knife. >> . >> when you say he has 12-inch knife, it sets the reality. >> reporter: students and people who moved to the area over the past few years shaken up to hear of such a violent crime so close to home. >> i wouldn't expect it to happen in the middle of the city city. we are right in the middle of everything. i wouldn't expect that. >> reporter: police say the suspect stands at 5'7", and he has one unique feature that may help people to identify him because he is missing several teeth police say. live in downtown boston, jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. 6:07 this morning. five republicans still running for president are looking for any advantage heading into next week's super tuesday primary. last night, the pressure was obvious as they took part in a heated debate that texas. scott mclean shows us, none of the favorites were spared from the verbal attacks. >> this guy is a joke artist. this guy is a liar. >> reporter: donald trump took incoming fire for much of thursday night's debate.
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strong attacks against the republican front runner for months. but on the stage in houston, that all changed. >> if he haven't inherited $200 million, he would be selling watches in manhattan -- >>reporter: the final debate before 600 delegates go up for grabs on super tuesday. trump's other main rival ted cruz went on the offensive against the billionaire turning a five-man denight with a three a five-man denight with a three-man argument. >> any time anyone points at donald's actual record what he says on national television. donald yells liar. falsely accusing someone of lying is itself a lie. >> reporter: trump offering an explanation as to why he haven't yet released his tax returns which became a hot issue after mitt romney suggested wednesday the documents could contain a bomb documents could contain a bombshell. >> i will absolutely give my returns, but i am being audited now for two or three years, so i can't do it until the audit is finished.
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saying if trump claims he is being audited, that should add urgency to release the documents. both he and rubio said they will release new returns within the next few days. >> gene: that was scott mcclain reporting. former president george h. bush and his wife barbara, the first debate without the president's son jeb. the former florida senator suspended his campaign last week. tomorrow voters in south carolina will choose between clinton and bernie sanders. clinton campaigned in south carolina yesterday where she has a big lead. while she spoke about health care, senator sanders was in flint, michigan talking about that city's water crisis. >> if we are looking at children being poisoned and perhaps suffering irreversible brain damage, if that is not an emergency, i don't know what an emergency is. >> every one of those republican presidential candidates, they have insurance and takes a lot of gal for them to say we don't need that
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>> former president bill clinton campaigning for his life in south carolina. super tuesday is next week when voters in a dozen states including massachusetts about go to the polls. full coverage of the results on air, on our app and online at governor charlie baker wants to play peacemaker in somerville and the wyn n casino somerville and the wyn n casino. filed a motion to block construction of the 1.7 billion gaming resort. wynn has already put off ground wynn has already put off groundbreaking ceremony put for april. the governor fears that the state will lose money on construction jobs and gaming revenue as the dispute drags on. baker tells the herald, he hopes to have the mayors of somerville and everett and wynn executives sit down with state officials soon. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. 893 southbound from 495 to the zakim bridge, a 29-minute commute with average of 6 miles per hour. shiri.
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work and school, partly cloudy skies. temperature about 33 degrees heading in or out of boston now now. another degree. i am going to map out not just today's warm-up but a huge come back. drunk driving laws in massachusetts could be changing changing. coming up, the new device that first-time offenders could install in their cars instead of losing their license. but r but first, fire en
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gulfs one of back here at 6:13, a maynard fire fighters is behind bars for a crime he committed 25 years ago. james mcgilfry is accused of raping a child in 1991 raping a child in 1991. he has been a maynard fire fighter since 1956. police arrested and charged him with rape. people in town don't know what to make of it. >> they are supposed to be the go-to people. >> they are respected. you are supposed to be safe with them just like police. >> gene: police have not released any information about the alleged victim. they will hold a hearing in march. a police officer is facing drug charges. from his lynn say patrolman mat caldoni was arrested after taking part in a drug deal. he had oxycondone pills in him
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when he was taken into custody. a trollman was scheduled to report to work a few hours later. he has been placed on leave. this morning, fire officials still do not know the cause of this fire that destroyed a mansion in newport. the home is worth $3 million. it was built in the 1940s. and the home has quite a pass. famous families were entertain famous families were entertained there including the kennedys. in fact the day before president john f. kennedy's wedding, jackie o spent time here to escape for a few minutes. and a circus operator is contesting more than $30,000 of fines for a tent collapse that killed two people in new hampshire. on february 4, osha find walker international events and on wednesday, the circus operator decided it will fight the penalty. last august, the father and his 6-year-old daughter died when strong winds blew the tent over strong winds blew the tent over. osha claimed the company ignore osha claimed the company ignored the weather warnings and failed to put up the tent correctly. the all homes in the state
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type of smoke detector. 13 people were killed in nine fires just this year. in all nine fires, the smoke detectors were not working because of a dead or missing battery. state fire marshal's office are propose proposing a law that will only allow smoke detectors with lithium battery lithium batteries inside the home. >> you don't have those 3 a.m. chirping battery issues, and those we believe are a significant cause of disable significant cause of disabling the smoke alarms at homes. >> gene: now fire fighters hope the facts will be a reminder to people to keep those smoke detectors working. after a week of protests and arguments, apple filed a motion to dismiss a court order to help the government in hacking a iphone used diterrorist. the tech giant filed the motion ahead of the deadline. the fbi asked apple to help them get into the phone of the san bernandino shooter. in the legal brief, apple says
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first amendment rights. they say that the fbi is seeking dangerous power by undermining privacy. it is now 6:17. good friday morning. if you were headed north town, 193 south, still nice and light. pike moving along fine. expressway is where i am seeing the heaviest volume are you but not as bad as it will get later in the community. things slowing down around the braintree split and continue to stay slow past exit 13, morrissey boulevard, the gas tank and up to columbia road. the live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from it will to the tobin. 21 minutes on the expressway pike. 21 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. friday not looking too bad. just be ready for 30-degree temperatures out there today. >> shiri: and 30-mile-per-hour winds. check out this view i have in boston, julie. it looks fantastic. nice shot of the sunrise. a cool and breezy day ahead,
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brighter conditions than yesterday at this time but almost 20 to 30 degrees cooler than it was yesterday at this time. 50s will be back in place by sunday, and then we have a few chances of rain this week. what i don't have in my seven what i don't have in my seven-day forecast, snow. look how little we have had so far this season. only 25 inches in the boston area. normally we would have about 33 normally we would have about 33. but last year but last year, it was yesterday that we hit that 100-inch mark with our snow totals. today a quiet one. 35 degrees under partly cloudy skies. sun is just coming up. 15-mile-per-hour winds. that is sustained. our gusts are going to be closer to 30 on and off throughout the day that contributes to wind chills that will really feel like the 20s all day long. boston 33 degrees at 8 a.m. 10 a.m., 35 degrees. upper 30s here it comes with clearing skies. worcester is a bit cooler at 27 degrees right now. wind chill is making it feel like 15 like 15.
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that freezing point. we do also there clear out so everybody cease things brighten up despite those patchy early morning clouds that we have in place. 37 today in boston and bedford. 38 in plymouth over to norwood. we have 36 in beverly. middle 30s lawrence up to portsmouth, and only 30 degrees in worcester and 31 in keene, new hampshire. as you start heading inland, higher elevations temperatures kind of take a hit. now we have breezy conditions through your te today, but look at that -- looking pretty good in afternoon. you don't see too many clouds out there. clouds do tend to lighten up second half of the day and sunshine ends up ruling your saturday forecast. this is 7 a.m., you will see a very similar scene as we pause here tomorrow afternoon. changes start on sunday because we have got a front sagging toward us. it does not get into the area, but it will be close enough to bring us simply some increase clouds. no rain. no snow on the weekend. but the further north if you the more cloud cover you find,
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we are only at 39 in worcester tomorrow. 41, boston. 42, concord. middle-30s in hyannis. on sunday we get back into the 60s. worcester, boston, concord. not the low 50s. if perhaps the middle 50s. significantly warming up and it continues to do exactly that as we slide into next week. so breezy today so breezy today. 38 degrees and partly cloudy tomorrow. mostly sunny and 40 degrees. 50 by sunday. with a few more clouds around, but then on monday, we are going to make a push for about 56 or perhaps 60 degrees. but we got a couple of spot showers out there. i am keeping that into all rain and the chance for rain will also be in play wednesday into thursday. back to you. >> gene: 6:20. a confrontation caught on camera leads to a suspension. new this morning, an update to a fox25 investigation. how long a town worker will be off the job and why some say it is not enough. and hard to find anything nor a penny these days. but this weekend, customers
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offering jc penny is fighting to
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they are launching a campaign that include deals as low as a penny. the campaign will debut this weekend. the company haven't reported a profit since 2010. jc penney has been trying to attract younger millennial shoppers with different deals and different marketing campaign. >> gene: you can if g in there and have a penny for your thoughts julie way say a penn for your thoughts. >> gene: that will be overpriced. a new device for distraction. a special typewrite he. you heard of a typewriter. >> julie: i have. >> gene: you can't get on facebook, twitter. can't play i think a he birds and can't instagram or snap and can't instagram or snapchat. costs $500. a cloud storage. writers that need to focus or students if you need to write a paper. old school. old school with new technology. i like it. >> julie: like it. jinx, you owe me a coke.
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a second. >> julie: runaway unicorn have police on a chase. the pony dressed up as a mythical creature -- >> gene: wait a minute, mystical creature? julie gene-o, a tough day for you. this real unicorn escaped from a photo shoop. on the run for hours. ton of drivers reported seeing through traffic. >> gene: the horse's friend what is with the -- you are why. they are making fun of the poor guy. red sox has a new addition to their clubhouse. the clubhouse dog and on the road for spring training. homer the bulldog running around with a go pro on its back to give us a dog's eye view of the training. actually kind of cool. gets a head scratch and takes a walk through the locker room. better be careful there. but seems to be a big hit with the players. and so far so good with the new
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>> julie: dog labor laws. are we working time hard. >> gene: guarantees at some point peta will weigh in. julie treats, head shots, everybody -- >> gene: keep him off the lawn at fenway if you know what i mean. >> shiri: yeah, they would not like that very much. all right, we have normal high temperatures this time of the year around 41 degrees. although we are starting kind of average. we see temperatures a good 10 degrees above average by the end of the weekend. take you hour by hour into that weekend forecast next a huge night for our local
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what son complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is your fox25 morning news this is your fox25 morning news. >> gene: it has been a roller coaster ride in terms of temperatures. yesterday it felt almost humidity out there, and now today totally different. you have to have a jacket as we are back into the 30s. so get that little roller coaster in the background with all the dips and spins and
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>> shiri: yesterday, we would have been even higher in the 60s. >> sara: i loved yesterday because the sun was out. i went with a walk with my dog. sally loved it. >> shiri: oh, memory >> shiri: oh, memories. so behind us right now because this is how much cooler it is this morning versus yesterday. 29 degrees cooler than worcester. 27 degrees cooler in bedford. 26 degrees cooler in norwood and beverly. boston waking up to 22-degree cooler weather than yesterday at this time. that means boston you are at 27 that means boston you are at 27. degrees. 32 in manchester, new hampshire 32 in manchester, new westford. 32 degrees. walpole it is currently freezing. 35 in boston and in hull. and check out these lower 30s. hanover down to duxbury. it. a little bit of early morning cloud cover and we see scattered clouds last us through the first half of the kay. noontime, 36 degrees. there will be wind with us also all day long. stays breezy after 8 p.m. 38 degrees.
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and ready to start that weekend and temperatures end up taking a little dip down to 28 degrees at 7:00 this evening. kind of chilly here for your plan. everything changes sunday. guilt over those temperatures specifically coming up in just a few and now over to jewel traffic. low things shaping up. >> reporter: things so far so good. slow spots on the expressway. we always can depend on the expressway to give us a bit of a headache. granite avenue. north and southbound right now i am seeing slower than usual conditions. pike you are flying from 495 past 128 and into boston. 93 south and route 1 still looking reasonable. a live look at the pike. nothing to worry you there through brighton. 23 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 25 minutes 25 minutes 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 11 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in weston to the weston tolls. gene and sara, i will keep an eye on this all morning for you.
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developing this morning in contract between stop and shop and its employee union expires. fox25's michael henrich live in woburn where workers are threatening to strike if they don't get what they want. michael. >> reporter: good morning. could get very interesting. very quickly here at this woburn location. but for stop and shop stores throughout new england, the union contracts expires this weekend. >> something special of helping a customer feed their families. >> reporter: stop and shop workers want to win hearts and minds with this video. a union representing 10,000. >> when we are evaluated by stop and shop for the work we do makes a difference. rewarding hard work with better wages and benefits. >> reporter: commercial workers local 1445 says the largest supermarket chain in new england wants to cut pensions, increase health care expenses and set up a lower system of
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the union will either vote on a new contract or vote to strike sunday morning. stop and shop is prepared hosting ashes ds like this one for its revere store on craigslist. willing to pay $16 an hour for replacement workers in the event of a strike. the impact could be extensive with 35,000 total workers ready to walk out in massachusetts, rhode island and connecticut, and shoppers are now paying attention. >> there are so many other places that i can go shop that i really go to the employees. why would i come here if they are not there. >> reporter: i am working to get a comment from stop and shop. i e-mailed and left a voicemail early this morning not only to find out the store ace side of events but also to find out what the impact will be on regular shoppers. we are going to find that out. as soon as i get a response i will wring it now an update on the fox25 morning news. for now live in woburn, michael henrich, fox25 news. new developments today in a
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school community hard. a teenager convicted for rape a teenager convicted for raping and murdering his math teacher. happening today, he will be sentenced. emotional testimony from his victims' family. -- his victim's family. catherine parrotta is live at salem superior court and catherine, this is expected to be a very long and emotional day. >> reporter: very emotional as this whole entire journey has been especially for the ritzer family. they had to sit through as you of these proceedings, and this will finally be that final chapter today as they await and try learn what phillip chism's fate will be. after the sentencing proceedings, the hearing. the judge will need to make the sentencing decision. he will try have that decision by the end of the day, but no promises. it's the final chapter in a painful saga that started in october 2013. phillip chism was 14 when he rape ed and murdered his teacher. he is 17 right now. he and his victim's loved one
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members of the public with their own thoughts what should be. >> we have the death penalty here in massachusetts? >> they don't. >> life without parole, life without bail. leave anymore there. >> reporter: a state wants to have him 50 years in prison and he wouldn't be he will dibble for parole until he is in his 60s. the defense is asking for a max of 25 years. they are expected to focus on his age. who will speak of the impact on colleen ritzer's death. the defense wanted to limit the number of people and what they could say >> the impact on the trial it >> the impact on the trial itself to the victim's family. mr. chism's alleged failure to show remorse. >> reporter: prosecutors stood up for rit sdmrer aex family and friends and the judge sided with them allowing whoever wants to speak to do so. >> remarkable the level of respect and dignity that are known most difficult of circumstances. >> reporter: station has learned as many as nine of rit learned as many as nine of ritzer's family and friends want to speak before awaiting
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and today's sentencing hearing begins at 9:00 this morning. coming up next half hour, we will tell you a little bit more. process of all of this. for now live this salem, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. and fox25 will be in court for the sentencing hearing when it starts at 9 a.m. and it could be all day before the judge makes a decision. and as soon as it comes down, we will take the sentencing live on fox25. you can also get the latest on the case on our web site and mobile app. developing this morning, investigators are investigate are now going through a factory in kansas where an employee -- a former employee killed three people and wounded a dozen more. suspect a 38-year-old man also shot two people and stole a car before arriving at the plant. both of those victims survived. the victim was eventually killed by the first police officer who arrived at the factory and the town of heston. the company where the shooting happened makes lawnmower. so far police have not confirmed a motive. whitey bulger in trouble behind bars because of a sexual
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documents obtain by the globe that bulger was caught by a guard touching himself in a sexual manner in his cell with the lights on. against prison bureau rules. when confronted he said he was applying medical power for an embarrassing medical everybody ewe. when asked why he has the lights on, he said he always has the lights on. he says a effect from the alleged lsd examiner mentation times. he has appealed the sanction. the family is speaking out of their lawsuit against boston children's hospital. justina pelletier was receiving treatment for mitochrondial disease when her parents took her to children's. a state took custody after doctors diagnosed her with psychiatric problems and accused her parents of medical child abuse. she spent 18 months in state custody. her family is suing children's and four doctors accusing them of mistreating justina and
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>> this is not about revenge. this is about making people accountable. making the medical community start thinking twice before they take action that can do damage to a child and a family that can be irreversible. >>reporter: in staff statement, children's hospital says it welcomes the opportunity to vigorously defend the medical care provided and it is committed to the best have of our patient's health and well being. according to the high standards we follow for all patients in our care. 6:38. the fate of a garden for critically ill children in boston is now in the hands of the state's health officials. the garden is located at boston children's hospital. last night the public health commission heard testimony on a plan to remove it in order to make way for a $1 billion expansion of the hospital. parents of former patients say the garden provides a safe and peaceful place for seriously ill children and their family. >> it was his opportunity to get out of the building, spend
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hair, and just walk around. >> gene: hospital officials say the expansion is necessary because the neonatal unit is overcrowded. fox25 investigates has learned that a rockland town employee has been punish employee has been punished for dumping snow on a business owner's property and almost running him over. some are calling it a slap on the wrist. albert gigini was driving a front-end loader that almost hit. the town confirmed they are only suspending ginini with pay for two weeks. the town administrator tells fox 25 that his, quote, hands are tied because of labor laws. in less than a week, tom brady will resume his deflate brady will resume his deflategate battle with the nfl. three judges will hear the appeal. one of them was a judge that presided over bernie madoff's trial. all three will be appointed to the federal bench by president clinton. legal experts say could be good news for brady because judges
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side with workers on in labor cases. if the panel will decide if a lower court judge used correct legal reasoning to overturn brady's four-game suspension. that hearing will take place on thursday. the new england patriots stars having fun in the off season with deserving kid. julian edelman, trey flowers was at boston's children hospital serving pancake breakfasts for the children and their families. they even made the pancakes themselves. . >> sara: weston native sonirk ca makes it to "american idol" ca makes it to "american idol"'s top ten. kelly clarkson was a special guest judge in the first-ever two-hour live show. we talked to sonica moments after the show and she said the song she picked was incredibly difficult but rewarding. >> performing was just so amazing.
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exactly in my comfort zone, but i kind of enjoyed that aspect of things, because it made me push myself to go that extra step that i needed to go with my performance, and i honestly. i had an amazing time. i really enjoyed it. >> sonica tells us she is missing the colder weather here at home. she tweeted out this thank you after the show, and you can see just how excited she is. and in love with her experience. we will have to see if she moves on next week on "american idol" right here on fox25. she is doing so great. she looked gorgeous. she sounded gorgeous. i just love her. >> gene: making the top ten is huge. we will keep a close eye on what they does and excite what they does and exciting to track they are progress so far. >> julie: yes, it is. the top ten go on tour. i don't know if they are this year, but hopefully we will get to see her if she makes the rounds. checking traffic every ten minutes. on the expressway moderate commute time, 15 minutes from
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>> shiri: winds gusting into the 20-mile-per-hour range. 23 miles per hour in worcester. 32, excuse me, in boston right now and 23 in hyannis. so it will be gusty all day long. winds might relax a little bit around lunchtime today, but you can see they ramp back up during the afternoon. i will take you through a cool and breezy tart to your weekend, but wait until you see how warm it gets next. she has been everywhere lately, and now lady gaga will be featured at the oscars. coming up at 7:00, why the vice president will join her on
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but a so-called pothole 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
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tuition-free. we're going to pay for it with a tax on wall street speculation. the taxpayers of this country bailed out wall street. it is time for them to start helping the middle class of this country. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. deadly crash on the south shore is under investigation. a car went off the road on route 3 in plymouth around 6:30 that happened between exits 3 and 5. both people inside were taken to the hospital. the 21-year-old man from
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from his injuries. a deadly crash near a high school have neighbors calling for a safer road. britney murch driving her 15-year-old brother to school in barre when she lost control of her car along route 62 and hit a tree. investigators believe speed and icy conditions may have been factors. fox25 investigates spoke with a retired barry fire fighter who believes that the trees on their road stopped the sun from melting black ice. >> just like a tunnel. if you look at it midday and this road is still wet. >> sara: that resident have reached out to state representatives for dealing with the problem. the victim's brother is in serious condition at the hospital. drunk driving laws in the bay state could change. lawmakers are considering a bill that will give first-time drunk drivers a choice. to have their license suspended or a device installed that would require a driver to take a breathalyzer any time they try start the car. the bill's sponsor believes
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the future. >> we think by use >> we think by using this interlock device, it will dramatically diminish the possibility of an individual while on their hardship license with that interlock -- the interlock device being able to drive while intoxicated. have have to be below .2 to start. >> gene: according to mothers against drunk drivers devices have stopped 37,000 dwi attempts since 2006. a pothole is causing controversy in one local town all because a resident fixed it all because a resident fixed it. neighbors in millbury say a man hole on north main street was a serious problem. it was right outside of a popular restaurant and last sunday a local road repairman and frequent patron of that restaurant decided to fix the manhole himself. millbury's town manager said the man didn't have permission to fix it and using the potholes as a way to advertise his own business just somebody who went and picked up some asphalt and i say good on you,
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he is trying to sell his product. >> sara: the repairman did not want to comment. they say they will let it as it is unless there is any damage done to it. good friday morning, 6:49. on route 3 south of town. bright green traffic flow looking good flew 228 past route 18 to the braintree area. not seeing our typical volume on 95 or on 24. so good-looking commute if you are heading north up to 128 or the expressway. expressway itself is the slow spot right now and we are used to seeing that right around morrissey and naponset. a little bright in this spot, but volume remaining steady and heavy. over to the live drive times. 9 minutes on route 3 from 228 to the split. 12 minutes from 106 to 128. 17 minutes from the braintree split to columbia road. as you walk out the front door, you may notice temperatures significantly chillier today than they were
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>> we can also doll normal. normal today. yesterday it was so warm. but you guys know it is not normal to wake up to 50s and 60s in february. normal to wake up to this 30s even 20s. 35 degrees right now in boston with mostly cloudy skies. and keep in mind going to be a breezy day. winds right now around 15 miles per hour. gusting closer to 30. so that is creating that wind chill of 26. all day you will find temperatures here in the 30s. your feels-like temperatures will remain in the 20s because of the breeze and the gust. 8 a.m. 33 degrees. by 10 a.m. 35 degrees and highs only in the upper 30s and up and around boston. any scattered clouds this morning will tend to really lift and mix out once we hit the afternoon. got this really weak front already in the process of melting away. pulling in the cooler air and the flurries over the berkshires into central northern new england. friday your future cast, pause things at noontime because it
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a couple of scattered clouds. afternoon, mostly sunny and straight into your friday night plans, things are looking nice and quiet. other than that breeze i was warning but. that should make you maybe throw on an extra layer when you start thinking your friday night or your saturday plans. highs today will come close to but not quite reach 40 degrees in taunton, bridgewater at 39. brockton at 38. scituate, 38. same in carver and wareham. my cold spots will end up coming out of central massachusetts, and a high of 30 in worcester and rutland and gardner and northborough. but boston around 37 but boston around 37. name is framingham 37 35 in lawrence. 33 in manchester, new hampshire 33 in manchester, new hampshire. and sunshine just remains in place during the day tomorrow. winds will gradually diminish. we still see gusts up around 30 if you are going to be out there during the day tomorrow, but into sunday that i think you will like even more. although we have some more clouds sagging toward us here, we also have that warmer air come coming into play. so it is still going to be
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it won't be completely overcast, but man will it be warmer. we go from 41 in boston tomorrow and beverly. 39 in plymouth. 42 in foxborough. upper 30s in worcester and 50s across the board once we hit sunday. frost and 53 frost and 53. beverly, 54. foxborough even 55 degrees. and temperatures continue to warm as we head into early next week with about 56 degrees on monday. but that 56 isn't going to come with all sunshine. that 56 next monday actually comes with a chance for some showers. into next week we go. tuesday, 48 degrees and partly cloudy. wednesday into thursday. i have got more 40s and 50s. i also have more showers. back to you. well, parents don't want their kids sexting, but soon, they may not be able to stop it they may not be able to stop it. the state looking to make sexting legal for teenagers. and new at 7:00, mohegan sun breaking ground on a new
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take a long p close call for one missouri trooper when his car was sideswiped by a tractor-trailer. the incident highlights the
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a law in place in missouri and massachusetts that requires drivers to move over a lane or two to stay out of way of an officer on the side of the road. the driver of the tractor-trailer was issued a citation. luckily no one was hurt. family back home after they say an allergic reaction led to them getting kicked off of their flight home. the alvarado family was on a flight back to arizona. the flight goes delayed when their 7-year-old got some kind of allergic reaction. they think it was in response to a service animal on the flight. the flight attendant moved them to the back of the plane and then the family was removed from the flight. at that point other passengers started applauding. >> i am sorry, i am sorry. and it is not my fault. it is actually your fault because one of them had a dog. and i said no way, i am not getting off the plane with my dog, and so if we didn't -- we got deboored off the plane
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did not know alvado's feather had terminal cancer and made his way out west to see his family. making sexting legal among teenagers and the women has some alarmed. bill ising can considered in new mexico. making sexting okay if it is just between teens. harbor penalty harbor penalties for those distributing or possessing child porn and also allow miner child porn and also allow miners age 14-17 to share nude photos with each other and not be prosecuted as long be prosecuted as long as it is consensual. parents are divided on the issue. >> i don't think we need to be tying titles to these kids for the rest of their lives. >> there is nothing wrong with it. it is not illegal. they are not going to all of a sudden turn 18 and then discontinue doing that illegal activity. >> sara: new mexico's attorney general says sharing child porn still a federal crime and says this bill will not prevent the feds from prosecuting sexting cases. 6:56.
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>> sara: now at seven, it is sentencing day for a local teenager that murdered his math how long prosecutors want to keep him behind bars, and why the defense says he should get out sooner. >> gene: safety weekend before the weekend. this man threatening people with a kitchen knife. unique features on his face. >> sara: he is usually the one on the attack but donald trump is on the defense. >> if he wouldn't have inherited $2 million, he would be selling watches in manhattan. >> hi, massachusetts, i'm in california. >> gene: very good morning for local "american idol" contestant what she misses from home as she heads into the top ten. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning,


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