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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,
hour on friday morning, it is february 26th, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. balmy thursday, february is back today. fox25 shiri spear is in the stormtracker weather center and temps back in the 30s today. >> shiri: if you opened the windows yesterday, hope you remembered to shut them because temperatures down to freeze in several spots, as expected we drop another degree in bedford down to freezing, lawrence 32 , portsmouth 32 , 32 plymouth as well, boston a little warmer at 34 and a lot of on and off clouds we will cope withuring -- during the morning hours and temperature in the middle 30s, kind of a slow warm-up, kind of a stalled warm-up today at noon time, still in the mid to upper 30s and that's basically where we stay put the rest of the afternoon as things brighten up. 32 to 40 today, cool, partly sunny day with oftentimes winds gusting to 30 miles per hour. let's send you over to julie
traffic beginning on the expressway. >> julie: expressway seeing the heaviest volume but that isn't as used to bad as seeing and into the braintree split and up to columbia road. 128 still moving along nicely canton in dedham and needham up to the pike. 93 south route 1 look good right now. over to live look at the zakim bridge where at volume remains steady on the bridge and over on the leverett connector. here are live drive time, 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 29 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 22 minutes on 128 from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: justice for the danvers teacher that was murdered by one of her own students. >> sara: in just about two hours a sentencing hearing will begin for philip chism who was only 14 at the time of the murder. fox25 catherine parrotta has been covering this case since the crime first happened, and catherine, teacher colleen ritzer's family will address the court.
it will be long and emotional day there in the courtroom here in salem. now, the judge will listen to anybody that wants to speak, then he needs to make his decision, hopes to have that by the end of the day and not making any promises. and this is all scheduled to begin at 9:00 this morning. that's when the sentencing for philip chism will begin. chism was 49 when he raped and murdered his math teacher, christian. he is now 17. state wants him sentenced to minimum 60 years in prison, parole until 60s, max of 26 years, they are expecting to focus on age during sentencing today. chism is one of the first juveniles sentenced as adult under new sjc guidelines stating they must be given possibility of parole with the possibility of crime and before that he had have been sentenced to life in parole. is to who will speak about the
is allowing anyone that wants to speak. there was question during that yesterday during the presentencing hearing. we tell you about that during the next half hour. catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: catherine, just because chism will be eligible for parole at some point, does it mean he has to get it? >> catherine: fox25 spoke with boston attorney, peeler elkin, and told us parole eligibility means just that, doesn't mean philip chism will automatically be released at some point and have the opportunity to argue for parole a number of years whenever the judge decides that number should be. >> sara: catherine parrotta, thank you so much. fox25 will be in the court for the sentencing hearing and it could be all day before the judge makes a decision. as soon as the it comes down we will take the sentencing live for you on fox25 and also get the latest on the case on the website and mobile app. >> gene: developing this morning a police officer who ended a deadly rampage being
right now investigators going through factory in kansas where a former employee killed three people and injured a dozen more yesterday. he is a 38-year-old man and also shot two other people and stole a car before he arrived at the plant. both of those victims survived. the shooter was eventually killed by the police officer who arrived at the factor. employees say there was chaos and panic as soon as they heard the first gunshots the factory where the shooting happened makes lawn mowers. so far police have not confirmed motive. investigators are expected to remain on the scene there for several hours. >> sara: well take a close look at these pictures this morning. boston police say this man is threaten think 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 boston common with the video of the man that police want to find >> jessica: sara, this is happening right here in the heart of the city at washington and boylston streets.
hour ago it wasn't too busy and later into the morning we can see it is much busier here, a lot of people work and live around here, college students especially live around here, and everyone that we have spoken to about this, shaken up knowing the guy still on the loose this morning. boston police asking everyone to take a good look at the guy in this photo. they say he has been going up to people with a knife and robbing them in one of the busiest areas of downtown boston. >> that makes me pretty nervous. that's pretty scary, absolutely. >> jessica: it has happened twice since january at intersection of washington and boylston street, formerly known as one of the crime-ridden parts of boston and the city has been working aggressively to clean it up. >> very disturbing. i always keep an eye out on this area, the combat zone anyway, i usually have pepper spray in my pocket. >> jessica: a little over a
the ground and laptop stolen and a week ago woman taken money out of atm in same area when he threatened her with a 12 inch kitchen knife. >> when you say he has a 12 inch knife, it really sets the reality. >> jessica: young professionals and students who moved to the area the last few years, shaken up to hear about a violent crime so close to home. >> wouldn't expect it to happen in the middle of the city. right in the middle of everything, wouldn't expect that. >> jessica: boston police hoping someone somewhere may see the photo and recognize the guy seen there. they tell us he stands at about 57 filteau and has several missing teeth. for now live in downtown boston this morning, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: five republicans still in the running for president are looking for any advantage to head into next week super tuesday primaries. last night the pressure was obvious as they took part in heated debate in texas as scott maclaine shows us none of the favorites were spared from the verbal attacks. >> this guy is joke artist, this
>> reporter: donald trump took fire for much of thursday night's debate. marco rubio had been against the front runner in months but the stage in houston it all changed. >> if you hasn't inherited $2 million you know where donald trump would be, selling watches in manhattan. >> reporter: 600 delegates go up for grabs on super tuesday. trump's other main rival, ted cruz, also went on the offense against billionaire turning five man debate into a three man argument. >> every time anyone points at donald actual record what he said on national television, donald yells liar. let me tell you something, falsely accusing something of lie it is something donald does daily. >> reporter: trump with an explanation of why not releasing tax returns and mitt romney says the documents could contain a bombshell.
but i'm being audited two or three years so i can't until it is finished. >> reporter: if trump claims he is being audited that should add urgency to release the documents. rubio said he would release within the next few days. >> gene: george w.h. bush and his away barbara was in the audience and it was the first debate without son jetblue -- jeb. he suspended last week. gene: clinton campaign in south carolina yesterday. while she spoke about healthcare, senator sanders was in flint, michigan talking about the city's water crisis. >> if we are looking at children being poisoned and perhaps suffering irreversible brain damage, if that's not an emergency, i don't know what an emergency is. >> every one of the republicans, presidential candidates, they have insurance, and it takes a
we don't need that affordable care act. >> gene: former president bill clinton campaigning for his wife in south carolina. voters in 11 states, including massachusetts will pick presidential nominees for both parties. voters in three states will only hold republican caucuses. we will have full coverage of the result on air and on the app and online at myfoxboston.com. >> sara: governor charlie baker wants to play peacemaker in the battle between somerville and win everett casino. somerville's mayor filed a motion with state regulators to block construction of the $1.7 billion gaming resort. wynn has already put off a groundbreaking ceremony planned for april. the governor fears the state will lose money on construction jobs and gaming revenue if the dispute drags on. baker tells the herald he hopes to have the mayors of somerville and everett plus wynn resort executives sit down with state official soon. sara: new this morning
revere, mohegan sun 5 million-dollar to develop a casino in south korea. it will open at airport there in 2020. it features three hotel towers, shopping center and indoor amusement park and, of course, hundreds of gambling table and more than 1,000 slot machines. it will end up being property worth more than a trillion dollars. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. now. you're looking into drive time of 33 minutes from andover to the zakim. shiri? >> shiri: temperatures close to freezing right now for those of you headed into work or school. go up to 33 and show you when we brighten up and when we warm up next. >> sara: drunk driving laws in massachusetts could be changing. coming up proposal to allow first time offenders back in the drivers seat and why mothers against drunk driving actually support it.
>> they are always supposed to be the go to people. >> gene: police not released any information about the alleged victim. the fire department will hold a termination hearing next month. gene: police in lynn say patrolman matthew scialdone was arrested after drug deal. he had oxycodone pills when taken into custody. he was scheduled to go to work too hours later. he has been placed on leave. >> sara: fire official don't know what caused a fire. this is brand-new video from fire from witness and house was entirely gulfed in flames and home worth $3 million. it was built in the 1940s and the home has quite a past. famous families were spain there, including the kennedys. in fact, day before john f.
spent time here to escape for a few moments. sara: circus operator contesting more than $30,000 in fines for a tent collapse that killed two people in new hampshire. osha fined walker international events and on wednesday the circus operator says it is going to fight the penalty. last august father and six-year-old daughter died when strong winds flew the tent over. osha claims the company ignored the weather warnings and failed to put up the tent correctly. >> gene: 7:16, and fox25 learned all homes in the state could be required to have a new smoke detecter. state lawmakers pushing for the change after 13 people killed in nine fires this year. in all nine fires smoke detectors weren't working because of dead or missing battery and law allow only smoke detectors with lithium batteries inside homes. those batteries last for ten years and wouldn't be able to be removed.
churching battery issues. those we believe are significant cause of disabling of smoke alarms and homes. gene: for now they hope facts will be reminded to help people to keep the smoke detectors working. >> julie: so far pretty quiet day on the roads. volume starting to build on 93 south in the medford area as you approach somerville. usually by now we are jampacked by the cloverleaf and nice friday treat for the commute. things at furnace brook parkway right around granite avenue. volume remains steady past the gas tank. drive times 13 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 23 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 36 minutes 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. highs today will be in the 30s.
>> shiri: take look at this, why can't we have sunshine with and 60s. we have that sunshine with all day temperatures in the 30s here so going to be cool and breezy today, 50s back by sunday and then as we head through the next seven days really we will have the chance not snow. only snow on map is across berkshires and couple flurries in northern new england too and we are shaping up nice and dry this friday morning, 34 and mostly cloudy in boston, but a lot of clouds are of high, thin variety, so not worried about the time of sunshine, so winds sustained 12 miles per hour, stronger gusts, we will have wind chill in the 20s all throughout the day. 35 the actual temperature reading 9:00 a.m., highs today in the upper 30s there. then you go into the worcester hills, southwestern new hampshire, so some of the higher elevations only 26 right now with wind chill of 11 and temperatures here really struggle to climb, so end up
close to freezing this afternoon here is summary of your afternoon high temperatures from 37 in bedford and boston and plymouth, that is not too much higher than where we stand right now, 38 in norwood, 36 in beverly, 30 in worcester, 31 in keene, new hampshire, so like i said, all day 30s, grab the coat, you will need it today, as well as the sun glasses and hold on to hats because breeze those gusts up to 30 miles per hour, those aren't going anywhere either. into the weekend we are going to start with the sunshine. this is saturday 7:00 a.m. as i fast forward through the day tomorrow, all about the sun. a little bit of a breeze still with us here but it will be pleasant, still seasonably cool and temperatures warm on sunday as warmer air starts moving into the area, and we have a front that's going to be dipping close to northern new england, but it doesn't make it in here, so all we see as a result, few more sunday clouds. here is look at highs from 41 tomorrow in boston to 53 on
goes from 38 on saturday to 51 on sunday in southern new hampshire. i got concord at 42 here on saturday, followed by the 50s on sunday. we will toss in a couple more of those clouds here the second half of the weekend. today we go from 38 in breezy and 40 here tomorrow and mostly sunny sunday, warm at 50 , wherever, you could check the fox25 weather app for the local high temperatures but i can tell what you, monday will be the toastiest day i have on the 7-day forecast and we got the risk for spot showers. not going to be whole lot of wet weather, but there will be a couple rain drops around and that leads away to cooler air on tuesday, but by cooler, highs still 48 , 50s again on wednesday with a chance for showers. back to you.
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election but it may not be free or fair. candidate were chosen by iran religious leader. 50 current lawmakers were not allowed to run. many of them support iran's president. election required by the recent nuclear agreement between iran and u.s. >> gene: apple filed motion to dismiss a court order to help government in hacking used by terrorists. tech giant filed yesterday afternoon, ahead of today's deadline. the fbi asked apple to help them get into the phone of the san bernardino shooter. the legal brief apple argues the government's request would violate the company's first amendment rights and apple says fbi is seeking dangerous power by undermining security. >> sara: 26-year-old woman
cleveland clinic. they hope it will help women who have problems getting pregnant. sweden has reported a successful transplant of uterus to help woman get pregnant. >> gene: doctors creating massive dna bases called biobanks. once they have the information on hand, track the health the rest of the life. insurance will allow them to single in on genes that produce certain medical conditions and one day be able to treat those conditions. >> having your parents or grandparents health information or dna we think it will be extreme leap valuable to informing doctors about individual health risks. >> gene: researchers hoping to expand the biobank and genetic mutations.
that got flu shots. reduced chance by getting flu by 60% and one of the most recent effective. last year's shot reduced by 20%. flu widespread in 12 states and that includes massachusetts. >> sara: sports illustrated made headlines by featuring a full figure cover girl. >> shiri: last year we had 100 inches of snow and i will show you when to plan around rain next.
>> gene: 7:30. we have breaking news. take look at video from west bridgewater. fire official told us 15 minutes ago person had to be pulled out from underneath the suv. see crews were lifting the truck up off the ground. don't know if the person lived at the house or what they were doing when they were hit. how badly the person is injured we still don't know and sending report over to the 16 right --
is okay. what way to start the morning. colder today, a lot colder than it was yesterday. >> shiri: yesterday 50s and 60s, jig the temperature, temperatures were great today welcome back to the 30s. welcome back to reality. so let's actually take a look at this. this is your 24-hour temperature change. so right now 23 cooler than it 29 cooler in worcester, 26 cooler in plymouth. you could see though that means temperatures starting off in the upper 20s in central massachusetts. we had up to 32 in chelmsford, 27 boston, new hampshire, 33 in westford but still got freezing spots like medway, that thetic, walpole, upper 30s, boston, sandwich 34 , nantucket 36 and early morning clouds and noon time 36
throw p.m. 38 bright. clear skies at 7:00 p.m. as we head back into the 20s. i think wind probably going to be the big talker today. i got an hour-by-hour look at upcoming gusts in just a couple minutes. let's get you back over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, where are slow spots. >> julie: slow spots expressway and rarely do we get relief on the expressway, things slow braintree split to neponset brand-new accident it is westbound out at 495, but overall volume is so light that it is not having an impact on your drive times. you can see pike through brighton still reasonable eastbound lanes. here are live drive times, 24 minutes on the pike from the braintree split to the mass pike on the expressway, 35 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 12 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> gene: this morning thousands of local jobs could be
contract between stop & shop and its employee union expires this weekend, and the union is threatening to strike if the demands are not met. michael henrich live in woburn, and you got new details from the company. >> michael: heard from stop & shop the last 30 minutes, gene. the company says it is working diligently to reach a fair new contract with thousands of employees, but workers throughout massachusetts, including those who work here in woburn, could vote to strike when this union contract expires this weekend. >> something special about how customers feed their families. >> gene: stop & shop workers hope to win hearts and mind with the video with union and 10,000 bay staters. >> when we are valued by stop & shop for the work that we do, it makes a difference.
and benefits. >> michael: cut pension, increase healthcareention pensions and set up benefits for new employees. union will vote on new contract or vote to strike sunday morning willing to pay $16 an hour for replacement workers in the event of strike. with them ready to walk out in massachusetts, rhode island and connecticut, shoppers are now paying attention. >> really go to employees so why would i come here if they are not fair. >> michael: we have long history of reaching contract with the union that represent the associate without any disruption to their work or customer service and we have no reason to believe that this time
you can see the full statement. we are posting it now on the fox25 news app and myfoxboston.com and reaching out to the union representative to see how they view the potential impact on customer service for shoppers who might go into the store on sunday. working on that the and i had get it to you in the next hour. for now live in woburn, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: in a few hours this teenager will head to prison. he raped and murdered math teacher and now sentenced for this crime. fox25 catherine parrotta is at salem supreme court. catherine, this is expected to be a long and emotional day. >> catherine: it all starts two hours from now. the family of colleen ritzer, friends will be in the courtroom for sentencing hear, and after that the judge will make a
he hopes to have it at the end of the day but not definite about that. philip chism was 14 when raped and murdered his math teacher, colleen ritzer. he is 17 now. today he and victim's loved ones will learn his fate. members of the public on what thoughts should be. >> death penalty here in massachusetts, they don't. >> life without parole, without bail, keep him in. >> catherine: state wants him in prison until 60s and state asking -- his attorney wants max 16 years and defense wants limited on what they could say. judge cited with them allowing
>> remarkable amount of respect and dignity that was shown most difficult circumstances. >> catherine: fox25 learned as many of nine of ritzer's family and friends want to speak before waiting for the judge's sentence coming down. so the sentencing will begin just about two hours from now. again, it is expected to last the whole day, but this is going to be a bit of complicated process. we will tell you more about that coming up next half hour. for now live here in salem, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: fox25 will be in court for the sentencing hearing when it begins at 9:00 a.m. and it could be all day before the judge makes a decision in this case, and as soon as it comes down, we will take the sentencing live on fox25. you can also get the latest on case at one site and mobile app. >> gene: whitey bulger sent to solitary confinement for incident months ago. he was allegedly caught by prison guard touching himself in
lights on and that is against prison bureau rules. when confronted about it he says he was applying medicated powder for embarrassing medical issue. when asked why the lights were on, he said he always kept them on and said it is a side effect when he was serving time in georgia and reportedly appealed the sanction. >> sara: family speaking out children's hospital. state took custody of justina pelletier after children's diagnosed her with psychiatric problems and accused 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 violating civil rights. >> this is not about revenge.
community think twice before they take action before they can do damage to child to family that can be ir reversible. >> sara: the medical center says it welcomes the opportunity and committed to the best interest of our patient's health and well-being according to standards we follow for every patient placed in our care. >> gene: garden located at boston children's hospital. last night the public health commission heard testimony at plan to remove in in order to make way for 1 billion-dollar expansion at the hospital. former patients it provides safe and families. >> his opportunity to get out of the building, spend time in the fresh air and walk around.
>> gene: expansion is necessary because of the neonate al unit. >> sara: some calling it a slap on the wrist. albert was driving the front end loader that almost hit the owner of car lot in rockland. we are caught on surveillance video. the town confirm they are only suspending him without pay for two weeks and fox25 was told hands are tied because of labor laws. >> gene: less than a week tom brady will resume the battle with deflategate. one judge presided over the bernard madoff trial. all of them were appointed to the judge. judges appointed by democrats tend to side with workers in labor cases. panel will decide if a lower
reasoning to return brady's four game suspension and appeal will take place on thursday. >> sara: milder's top ten and kelly clarkson was guest judge. we spoke with sanca. >> it wasn't in my comfort zone but enjoyed that aspect of things but kind of pushed myself to go the extra step needed to go with performance and honestly, i had an amazing time, i really enjoyed it. >> sara: sonika tweeted out
will see if she moves on next week on fox25. >> julie: right now on the expressway still mild commute, 13 minutes from the braintree split up to columbia road. shiri? >> shiri: winds gusting 24 miles per hour in boston, going to be a breezy day, kind of quiet out there otherwise, but winds will stay gusty, gusts around 30 miles per hour both morning and afternoon. i will time out huge weekend warm-up nexting and they trained dolphins but they were solved in espionage. shocking movement making headlines this morning. gene: breaking news in west bridgewater. sky fox just arriving on scene. we know that one person had to be pulled out from under that suv.
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>> gene: look at this video in west bridgewater. suv crashed into a home. one person had to be pulled out from under the suv. don't know who was hit or how they were hit, we are not quite sure and whole circumstances here. also don't know how badly the person is hurt. sky fox also over the scene. you could see damage to the house, looks like united solutions -- suv has been pulled out of there now and more information as soon as we find out exactly what happened here we will pass it right along to you. >> gene: car went off the road on route 3 in plymouth around 6:30 last night. happened between exits three and five. both people inside were taken to the hospital. a 21-year-old man from
from his injuries. >> sara: drunk driving laws in the bay state could change. lawmakers are considering a new bill that would consider first time drunk driving a choice. they can have the license suspended or they can have a device installed that would require a driver to take a breathalyzer every time they try to start the car. the bill sponsor believe the bill would keep more drunk drivers off the roads even longer. >> think about using interlock device it will diminish individual while on hardship license on interlock device being able to drive while intoxicated. they have to be below .2 for the car to even start. sara: according to mothers against drunk driving they have stopped 2,000 drivers for
gene: local road repairman decided to fix the hole himself. the plant didn't have permission to fix it and when using pothole was way to advertise his own business. >> somebody picked up asphalt i would say good on you but please don't do it, let us do it. he is trying to sell his product. >> gene: repairman did not want to comment. town says it is going to leave the manhole patch as it is unless there's any damage done to it. >> julie: route 2 eastbound school bus involved in alewife parkway and starting to build up while crews make it to the scene and clear in check everyone out. taking a little bit wider look, things slow on 93 south as you head through medford and approach somerville. shifting south expressway still slow from the braintree split up to right around columbia road. over to live drive time 14 minutes on route 1 from 128 to
south from 495 to the leverett connector, 30 minutes on expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now, and shiri, today feels more like february day compared to yesterday. >> shiri: it does. 41 . today we will be at about 38, 40 tomorrow, that's pretty normal for february. the temperature then start to warm up nicely. not necessarily what we had yesterday. sunday into monday we do get quite the little warm-up, 34 in boston right now. we got wind chill at 26, winds are going to be gusty today, although you can see sustained winds at ten, gusts around 30 and that's the kind of wind that's not going to do damage, but you will notice if you're out and about. partly cloudy, 9:00 a.m. at 35 , more middle 30s at 11:00 a.m. i expect boston to top out in the upper 30s here early afternoon under mostly sunny skies. here we got the really weak front basically falling apart as it sets over new england. it is pulling in some of the
to the mountains in western and northern new england here locally we just got a couple of those early morning clouds, future cast here i want to pause things up at noon time because there will be a couple scattered clouds tossed in there, but the picture today will be a nice one other than the fact it is breezy and going to be cooler than yesterday, it is actually going to be a really nice day for any of your outdoor plans. of course, friday night always on the brain and friday night also going to be quiet just cool out there. so dressing for highs at 39 and taunton 38 in carver, 38 in brockton, 39 in bridgewater, upper 30s wareham, scituate and worcester, rutland, northborough 30 this afternoon versus the 37 that we see in boston, over to plymouth, 37 in framingham, 35 lawrence up to
but there you can see cooler monadnocks and worcester hills. tomorrow all about the sunshine and sunshine still going to be weakening, a couple gusts in the saturday forecast around 30 miles per hour, but going to notice things calming down slowly starting to warm up. real warm-up arrives in on sunday. front close enough to northern new england, not close enough for rain and snow and close you have for bump up in the cloud cover. but the warm weather, want to see how warm it is going to get, 41 which is totally normal tomorrow in boston all the way up to 53 on sunday, 54 on sunday in beverly, 52 plymouth, 55 in foxborough and worcester heads up to about 51 . here is 7-day forecast for the today 38 breezy and partly sunny, tomorrow 40 goes up to 50 on sunday and 56 on monday with couple showers around and cool with 48
>> sara: video of sportscaster taken without permission. erin andrews suing hotel from nashville, stalker took videos of her. she says the stalker requested to stay in the room next to hers without asking her permission. experts testified this week that at least 17 million people have watched that video. andrews cried in court as jury watched the video. her lawyers say she has been
sara: cheryl teagues says it only glamorizes them. she says graham is beautiful but not healthy. went on to post on facebook does not want people to suffer from eating disorders. >> gene: documentary about sexual assault in college campuses. white house says biden's appearance effort to raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence. biden outspoken opponents for campus. gene: lack of diversity and second straight year white
the major acting categories. some actors may wear brown ribbons to wear awareness of the ceremony. major mechanical failure that happened right when this plane hit the runway. >> shiri: yesterday 60s and today the 30s. tell you when 50s, possibly 60s come into play next. >> sara: west bridgewater suv
bankrupting. >> sara: we will talk about the weather and what's coming up today and shiri spear temperature swing as we once again have to bundle up, my friends. >> shiri: temperature swing with 50s on the map and all about the 30s with 33 temperature in boston in bedford, up to lawrence, plymouth, norwood, nashua, new hampshire still at 32 and still in the 20s in worcester, but this is where the job gets easy. i will tell you now, whatever it feels like out there, just go with that. that's the temperature that will stay most of the day. so you will see by 10:00 a.m., temperatures go up perhaps a degree or two and by lunchtime middle 30s, tap into mostly sunny skies and scattered clouds around and back down to the freezing point as you head home from work later today, so highs 34 to 40 if you're lucky, warmest temps in southeastern
be gusty out there and when they will be the strongest coming up. julie grauert with live drive time traffic. watching closely one of the accidents. >> julie: accident in cambridge, route 2 eastbound and alewife brooke parkway and are seeing some residual delays because of that, i would avoid the area until i can give you all clear that it won't slow you down. 93 south sluggish medford into somerville and that earlier accident i just tweeted about, we had an accident on the tobin bridge on the upper deck, it has cleared. expressway still sluggish from the braintree split up to columbia road. here are live drive times, 15 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 37 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 25 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: suv crashed into the home and happened around 7:00 on mat field street, just learned the driver was thrown from the
underneath your own vehicle. it took 20 minutes for rescue crews to pull that person from underneath the suv. they were alerted when they were flown -- rather they were flown to boston hospital within the last hour and still don't know what caused the suv to crash within the last hour and crew setting up live shot and bring you more information and more answers into what exactly minutes. >> sara: right now people are filing into court waiting the sentencing of local teenager who killed and raped his math teacher. we have been covering this case for years now. it is unclear how long it will last today, but we expect it to be very emotional. catherine parrotta live outside the courthouse in salem with why this team killer could one day actually get paroled, catherine. >> catherine: long and emotional day inside the courtroom there and expected to
about an hour from now and judge hopes to have decision by the end of today and however, makes no promises and 17 years old, he was 14 years old though when raped and murdered high school math teacher, colleen ritzer. juveniles must be given guidelines of parole. before that ruling he would have been sentenced life without parole. is to who will speak about the impact of colleen ritzer's death, anyone that wants to speak to do so, but that was a topic of discussion yesterday in the courtroom. so going to tell you about that next hour and also going to tell about what eligibility for
catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: of course, fox25 will be in the court for sentencing hearing when it begins at 9:00 a.m. and could be all day before the judge makes a decision. fox25 news at five and six will have the latest on this case and decision comes down we will take the sentencing live on air. you could also get the latest on case at website and mobile app. >> gene: developing this morning police in kansas say the gunman in yesterday's deadly rampage served with court order 90 minutes before the attack. information just released in last ten minutes. right now investigators are going through the factory where the former employee killed three people and wounded dozen more. suspect 38-year-old man and also shot two other people and stole a car before arriving at the plan. both of those victims arrived. shooter eventually killed by the first police officer who arrived at the factory and employees say there was chaos and panic as soon as they heard the first gunshots. >> people started screaming,
out front, everybody go to the back right over here. >> gene: we don't know yet what the court order was for. we will be working to find out today. meanwhile the factor where the shooter happened makes lawn mowers a kansas hospital and one is in critical condition this morning. >> sara: man accused of threatening people last few weeks with kitchen knife and still on the loose. police say medium height and missing several teeth. people we spoke to last night are on alert. >> very disturbing. i keep an eye out on this area,
have pepper spray in my pocket. >> sara: woman was attacked after getting cash from an atm. we have a picture if you would like to take a second look. >> gene: heading into next week's super tuesday primary and heat of debate in texas. scott maclaine shows us none of the favorites were spared from verbal attacks. >> reporter: stage in houston changed. 600 delegates go up for grabs on super tuesday. trump's other main rival went up against the billionaire turning a five man debate into a three
>> every time anyone points at donald's actual record what he said on national television, donald yells liar. let me tell you something. lying. >> reporter: no explanation why he hasn't yet released tax return which became a hot issue after mitt romney suggested wednesday documents could contain a bombshell. >> i will absolutely give my returns but i'm being audited for two or three years so can't do it until the audit finished. >> reporter: cruz shot back if trump being audited it should add urgency to release the documents. rubio would release returned in next few days. >> gene: george h.w. bush and his wife barbara were in the house in the debate.
more primary and voters in south carolina will choose between hillary clinton and bernie sanders and clinton has commanding lead in the polls there and spoke about healthcare, senator sanders at flint, michigan talking about that city's water visit. >> every one of the republicans, presidential candidates, they have insurance, and it takes a lot of gaul for them to say well we don't need that affordable care act. >> gene: bill clinton also campaigning for his wife in south carolina as well. super tuesday is next week. voters in 11 states including massachusetts will pick presidential nominee for both parties. meanwhile in other states will hold republican cautions only. we will have full coverage of the result on air and on our app and online at myfoxboston.com. >> sara: governor charlie
makener battle. somerville mayor filed a motion with state regulators to block construction of $1.7 billion gaming resort and groundbreaking ceremony plan for april and state will lose money on construction jobs and gaming revenue as the dispute drags on. baker tells the harold hopes to have mayors of somerville and everett and wynn resort executives sit down with state officials soon. new this morning after losing its bid for a casino in revere, mohegan sun lands $5 million in south korea and resort will open at airport there in 2020. it features three hotel towers, shopping center and indoor amusement park and hundreds of gambling tables and more than 1,000 slot machines. it will end up being a property worth more than a trillion dollars. >> julie: we track traffic and
right now on 93 south you're looking 38 minutes to andover to the zakim bridge. >> shiri: temperature around 33, warm-up started those and 34 by 10:00 a.m. 35 and show you where temperatures are headed today and when to plan on the 50s coming up. >> sara: look mom, no wheels. state ahead the incredible landing as passenger jet touches down without the front landing gear.
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released any information. gene: salem police officer off the job and facing drug charges. police in lynn say patrol had oxycodone pills on him and was taken into custody. patrolman was off-duty when arrested and was scheduled to report to work just a few hours later. he has been placed on leave. >> sara: 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 home has quite a past. famous families entertained there including kennedys and the day before john f. kennedy's wedding jackie o. spent time to escape a few moments. sara: circus operating contesting $30 million in fines that killed two people in new hampshire.
fight the penalty. last august father and six-year-old daughter died when strong winds flew the tent over. osha claims the couple ignored the weather warnings and failed to put up the tent correctly. >> gene: three young women in new york said they were attacked because they were black. video on board the bus said they were released and they were the ones doing the attacking. one of the girls will be charged with falsely reporting crime, all three being charged with assault. they are worried it will keep others from reporting a hate crime. >> sara: after week of protests and argument apple dismissed court order to help the government in hacking iphone used by terrorists. tech giant filed motion by yesterday afternoon ahead of today's deadline. the fib asked apple to help them get into the phone of the san bernardino shooter.
the government's request would violate the company's first amendment rights. apple says the fbi is seeking dangerous power by undermining privacy. >> gene: sea world says employees pose at animal activists last year. workers told to spy on protesters who were upset at treatment of whales at company's water parks. last year people for the ethical treatment of animals accused sea world of spying on member. yesterday sea world ceo said the spies were used to maintain safety in the face of incredible threats. >> julie: 8:17 on friday. sky fox over the scene of school bus accident at alewife parkway and final stages of being cleared out. we are seeing some residual delays back to route 60 in the cambridge area because of the accident. taking a little bit wider look, things still slow on 93 south as you head through medford. expressway jammed from furnace
here are live drive times, 33 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 30 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 37 minutes 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now, and we are back to february temperatures today. >> shiri: back in the 30s all day today and breezy day ahead and lots of breaks of sunshine in boston, 50s back in play. once we hit sunday and then we got a few chances for rain. not snow, rain this week. i have a couple flurry reports coming out of western massachusetts now, so with these thicker clouds rolling toward worcester and couple snowflakes and 26 in worcester and not very wet out there right now, a lot of dry air coming in today, 33 in boston, for example, right now and we got sunshine and some thin clouds. you saw that image just a moment
looking pretty decent out there. in fact, through today we have scattered showers this morning, straight through lunch time and ends up being mostly sunny. temperaturewise though we don't see very much movement of the mercury. so 35 here at 10:00 this morning. noon time 36. temperature by 2:00 this afternoon, 37 and then we are going to start to cool down as we head into the evening hours. break down the high temperatures for you because it is upper 30s at least norwood, plymouth, down to new bedford, southeastern massachusetts going to be the warmer location, only 37 boston over to bedford, 36 in beverly, middle 30s portsmouth over to nashua, new hampshire. 30 in worcester, 31 in keene and in orange. future cast has breezy but bright conditions this afternoon so the wind will continue to gust up around 30 miles per hour it is not strong enough to do any kind of damage but kind of thing that you would take notice if you're outside at all, especially the evening when going to create wind chill in friday night plans and tomorrow
in the morning as well as the afternoon and sunday we have to add a few clouds as front well off to the north and not close enough to stir up any rain or snow, but close enough to pull in a little cloud cover. we get to stay on the warm side of the whole thing. temperatures will be warming throughout the weekend. we go from 38 in worcester tomorrow to 41 in boston, 35 in hyannis, 42 in concord to 50s across the board on sunday. it is going to be nice and warm. i went a little conservative with high of 50 and definitely going to be warm there, low to mid-50s for sunday. mid to upper 50s on monday, even the chance for getting couple spots up around 60 and monday we are also going to have to pull in the risk for showers. you will see it is pretty patchy out there, not all day rain, couple showers falling apart as front comes through during the day. rain though because it is so warm, 48 on tuesday, partly cloudy skies, 53 on wednesday
what a cute story, you guys. >> gene: landing gear on front the nose plane barely comes down the front landing gear didn't come down but the plane landed safely just the same. pilots on board the asia pacific airways cargo flight landed on nose. only three people on the flight, none of them were hurt but practice this stuff and they know what they are doing and pilots, good job. >> sara: that >> shiri: guy dove in and
no one was hurt and water was beautiful. >> gene: bath and brew good for you and not talking about drinking it either. it helps with aches and pains, insomnia, relax and most drinking it does too. >> also known as bar? >> gene: hops off you or something. i have seen it happen. see any guys pick up on that and
we will take it. >> shiri: busting into meteorological spring. >> gene: twentieth of march. >> shiri: it is in the realm somewhere. feeling so much more like february and temperaturewise right now 28 cooler than yesterday at this time. 23 cooler in boston. so yeah, don't have any 50s or 60s on the map. 20s and 30s this morning. 27 in sutton and 26 in worcester, 29 in leominster, 32 though in hollis and 36 in chelmsford and things milder as you get out of the worcester hills. marlboro 33 , natick and walpole still freezing at 32, boston 33, tewksbury 34, brockton 33 and those low and mid-30s go all the way down the south shore to the cape, sandwich and harwhich both checking in at 35
now, we got a pretty bright view out there now. a few early morning clouds, many of them high and thin clouds. julie, you have close spots. >> julie: 93 south slow conditions through medford and into somerville. and much improved we have been used this week route 1 jammed, 128 southbound jammed and see tank. live drive times, 33 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass ave, 25 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the
southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> sara: past hour updating the situation in west bridgewater and driver crashed into a house that ended up own as suv. jess, that driver was thrown from the driver's seat. >> jessica: airlifted actually waiting to get word on exactly what the injuries were and take a look, see where the tire tracks go through the front yard right here right into the home in west bridgewater and you can see the damage is just so severe, front of the house is collapsed into itself so badly you can see inside the home. now, we do have video shot just about 45 minutes ago. this is the suv that crashed into this house. we got word from the fire department a short time ago that
home was actually thrown from the car and somehow pinned underneath. the first responders they really did a great job working very, very quickly to get him out from under that car and had an airlift to brigham & women's hospital in boston. now, there was a woman home at the time. she was actually sleeping when this happened. we just talked to her son a short time ago. thankfully she is okay but he is so thankful this didn't happen a short time later. listen. >> driver pinned under the vehicle and westford fire and ems did a great job getting him out of here, and from what i understand they got him out, mother was in bed at the time, very shaken up obviously, but wasn't injured and we are all just grateful it wasn't a half hour from now when all the kids out here for a school bus.
a different situation if it was a short time later and only person hurt was driver of the suv. what may have happened, not clear if they had some sort of medical issue or what may have happened and working to get more information on that front and bring that to you as soon as we get it. live in west bridgewater this morning, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: following developing story impacting thousands of workers at grocery store chain and labor talks happening right now at stop & shop where there's a deadline looming as we head into the weekend. >> something special about helping customers. >> michael: stop & shop workers hoping to win hearts and minds with the video. union representing 10,000 bay staters. >> when valued by stop & shop for the work that we do, it makes a difference. rewarding hard work with better wages and benefits.
commercial local 1445 says the largest supermarket chain in new england wants to cut pensions, increase healthcare expenses and set up lower system of benefits for new employees. the union will either vote on new contract or vote to strike sunday morning. stop & shop prepared posting ads 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. shoppers are now paying attention. >> other places i can go shop that i really good to employees,
are not fair. >> gene: three people that were killed there, 14 wounded and three incidents. last happened at factory where shooter had worked. gunman killed by the first police officer that arrived at the scene. so far court order involved some sort of abuse but they won't say who applied for the court order. one of the surviving victims remains in critical condition right now. gene: whitey bulger sent to solitary confinement for incident months ago. bulger allegedly caught by guard touching himself in sexual manner in his cell with the lights on. that's against prison bureau rules. when confronted about it burnham applied medicated powered for embarrassing medical issue. when asked about lights being
from the prison experiment with lsd from georgia. >> sara: justina pelletier was receiving treatment for are mitochondrial disease when parents took her to boston children's. the state took custody of justina after doctors at christina diagnosed her with psychiatric problems and accused her parents of medical child abuse. she spent 18 months in custody. her parents suing parents and four doctors accusing them of mistreating justina and violating civil rights. >> this is about making people accountable and medical community start thinking twice before they take action that can do damage to a child to family that that can be irreversible. >> sara: in statement children's hospital says it welcomes the opportunity to vigorously medical care it provided and that it is
of the patient's health and well-being according to the high standards that we follow for every patient placed in our care. sara: fate of garden for critically ill children. last night the public health commission heard testimony on plan to remove it when the hospital is expanded. parents say the garden provides a peaceful place for seriously illinois children. hospital officials say the expansion is necessary because neonatal unit is overcrowded. >> gene: three judges will hear the league's appeal of last year's federal court ruling. one of them is judge that presided over bernard madoff trial. all three were appointed by the legal bench by bill clinton. judges appointed by democrats tend to side with workers in labor cases. panel will decide if lower court judge used correct legal reasoning to overturn brady's
the appeal hearing will take place on thursday. gene: julian edelman and tray flowers were at boston children's hospital serving pancakes. the guys made the pancakes themselves. >> sara: the red sox they have clubhouse dog on road for spring training. this is homer the bulldog running around spring training with go pro on his back. he gives us dog's eye view of spring training, gets a head scratch and he eventually takes a walk-through the locker room as well. >> sara: family outraged. they got kicked off flight because of someone else's dog. >> gene: plan to put first time offenders behind the wheel and gained support of mother's >> julie: we track traffic and minutes. right now 13 minute commute on
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>> gene: 20 minutes to free victim and fly the victim to boston tea party. we talked with the homeowners and we say it is a blessing the crash happened when it did because an hour later children would be outside waiting for the school bus right in that path in the suv. we continue to follow the story and bring you update live at 9:00. >> sara: fox25 investigates learned the rockland employee would have been suspended two weeks without pay. take look at surveillance video. dumped snow on rockland car lot and owner of business and town confirms they are only suspending him without pay for
it a slap on the wrist and town administrator tells fox25 his hands are tied because of labor laws. sara: pothole causing controversy all because of a man fixed and serious problem and right outside popular restaurant so last sunday a local road repairman and frequent patrick-murray trot -- patron decided to fix the hole himself. he didn't have the permission to fix it and using way to advertise his own business. >> gene: drunk laws in the bay state could change soon. lawmakers considering a bill give first time drunk drivers a choice and take a breathalyzer every time they start a car and sponsor believes bill keep more drunk drivers off the roads.
will dramatically diminish and being able to drive while intoxicated. >> gene: according to mothers against drunk driving drivers like these they have stopped 37,000dwi attempts. >> sara: homes could be required to have a new kind of smoke detecter. 13 people killed in nine fires just this year. all nine fires the smoke detectors were not working either because of a dead or missing battery. the state fire marshal's office proposing law that would only allow smoke detectors with lithium batteries inside the homes. those batteries last for ten years and wouldn't be able to be removed. >> don't have 3:00 a.m. chirping
because of disabling smoke alarms. >> sara: they hope it is a working. >> gene: owners of cedar say dog eat wire left in yard by verizon workener buffalo, new york last weekend. cedar underwent emergency treatment but died five days later. >> julie: flying up to the braintree area. 95 north and 24 have been pretty light this morning as well. things slow on the expressway. rarely avoid that but it is not as bad as we are used to seeing as head from the braintree split up past neponset and over to columbia road. as you could see a little bit of space on the expressway northbound past the gas tank. here live drive time, ten
split, 11 minutes 224 from 106 to 128, 12 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and, shiri, i like the facebook post where you had -- using new emojis and frowny and smiley face ahead. >> >> shiri: tell us what you think about the cooler, normal weather where we actually have to 40 tomorrow, mid to upper 50s by next monday, so not 33 right now in boston, few early morning clouds and it is breezy, 22 miles per hour winds, sustained right now stronger gusts into the 30s. it is making it feel like it is only 21. warn you now, it is going to be breezy all day which means you're going to face the wind chills in the 20s from start to finish, and probably wind chills in the 20s or teens if
this is how today's kind of warm-up, if you will, goes. kind of warm-up because only 35 trees by 10:00 a.m., by noon time 36 and we get up to whopping 37 by 2:00 p.m. and then temperatures start to slide and back below freezing by 6:00 this evening. at least the skies are going to be mostly sunny and mostly clear overnight. we did have weak little front coming through. mostly pulling into cooler air, kind of falling apart as it goes here, so just expect a couple clouds around this morning. otherwise future cast highlights, whole ton of sunshine today mostly sunny skies remain in place, but so does wind. it is going to take getting into saturday forecast to see the 30 miles per hour gusts start to lighten up. so there's light at end of the tunnel. end of the tunnel rolls in by sunday. 38 by carver, 38 in foxborough. those are warmer spots. boston and framingham both up to 37, middle 30s lawrence to
in new hampshire, 31 keene and orange and heading up into higher elevations further inland, that's where temperatures take quite a hit and we have a real tough time even getting above 32. tomorrow close to 30 , 2:00 p.m. all about the sunshine tomorrow with the winds gradually diminishing and sunday forecast, we have a couple added clouds keeping warm and dry and warmer air starts to move on in and going from temperatures at 34 tomorrow in chatham, 41 in boston, 41 in beverly and 38 in worcester to everybody getting into the 50s here for sunday. so that means sunday in boston 53 , sunday in worcester at 51 . your 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view now. monday 56 with a couple showers around, dry and 40s on tuesday and more warm air on wednesday
you need three inches of good ice before you can walk on it. dog ran on to the ice. >> call 911 right away if someone falls in. throw to the person a stick, branch and don't physically go on ice. if you see a person say transfixed where you are and eyes on the person so if they slip below the surface when someone arrives you know where you last saw them. there's no ice that is safe.
everybody goes by fire services and firefighter in commonwealth do not goy in the ice. >> gene: family on flout back to arizona and seven-year-old had some kind of allergic reaction and family thinks it is in response to service animal on board the flight. the flight attendant first moved them to the back of the plane and then the family was removed from the flight. at that point they say other passengers started applauding. >> not my fault, actually their fault because one of the them had dog and said no way, i'm not
dog and we boarded off the plane. >> the father has terminal cancer and made trip to the northwest so he could see his family. >> sara: sonika made it to top ten. kelly clarkson was special guest judge in first live show of the season. we spoke with sonika moments after the show and she says song she picked was incredibly difficult but rewarding. >> song that wasn't exactly in my comfort zone and make me push myself to go the extra step that i need to go with performance
>> sara: we will have to see if she moves on next week on "american idol" right here on fox25. >> gene: she is doing great. following breaking news out of west brim water. a driver rushed to the hospital after being stuck under his own suv in a crash. we are live at the scene with the family who heard a huge boom and came running. >> shiri: boston portsmouth in the 60s. 30s today and show you when we get back in the warmer 50s and
>> sara: photo of they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get
away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
killed his teacher. legal battle about how long he should stay in prison. >> hi, massachusetts. i'm in california. >> julie: it is a very good morning for "american idol" contestant. what she is missing from home as she heads to do the top ten. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> julie: good friday morning, everyone. 9:00 on february 26th, i'm julie grauert. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. i'm in for myself. daniel is not here. >> julie: daniel is taking a day so i have you to myself. >> sara: it is cold and windy and shiri spear in stormtracker weather center what we can expect for the weekend. >> shiri: right now sunshine in place, mostly sunny skies and man, oh man, cooler than it was yesterday.