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. now at 4:00, happening today, a new hampshire native gunned down in the line of duty gunned down in the line of duty. >> she was in the military and she was a police officer. she didn't deserve this at all >> the tributes happening this morning in the officer's home morning in the officer's hometown and what we learned about the tragedy her family already suffered. plus one day out from super tuesday, and the presidential hopefuls are descending on massachusetts. the big push for support before voters head to the polls. and 9 oscar goes to ... "spotlight." >> julie: plus a boston-based film takes home the oscar for best picture. the controversy on stage and what is trending this morning. >>announcer: complete new england coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning
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>> daniel: hey, good morning, 4:00 on this monday, february 29. the last day of the month and a day that only comes around every four years. i am daniel miller. >> julie: a happy rare birthday for some of you. a mild start to the day, but shiri spear says rain is on the way. she joins us from the storm she joins us from the stormtracker center with showers in the forecast. >> shiri: showers in the forecast when we hit lunchtime today. starting off kind of mild. i don't think we are allowed to complain about 43 in boston. 43 in bedford. 39 in worcester. 42 in fitchburg. 43 in plymouth. so we have this kind of touch of warm air that we get to enjoy today. 6 a.m. temperatures basically staying where we are now. we could lose one or two degrees before the warm-up starts. here we go, not until lunchtime that we start to see the hours across central massachusetts and working their way eastward
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the best bet for rain anywhere to noon. showers dwindling. 4 p.m. temperatures into the 50s. a mild day. highs 54 to 60 degrees. mild with increasing clouds. the middle of the day showers not too rainy out there. we will break down in details what to expect during the morning commute. and, of course, we have winds that we will go over with you as well. julie, back to you with drive-time traffic. >> julie: nice and light. fine. pike fine through framingham through the weston tolls and brighton. 24 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 21 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. happening today, emotional tributes to a new england native killed in the line of duty. this large crowd attended a candlelight i will for police officer ashley guindon near
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to her first dall with the police department in northern virginia. this morning the new hampshire high school where officer gushtion indon studied plans to hold a moment of silence. the 28-year-old graduated from merrimack high school in 2005. born in western massachusetts but her family moved to merrimack when she was a child. her mother and other relatives lived it. her father was a military veteran that tragically took their own life serving in iraq. a close friend explained what kind of person she was. >> she cared about people. she had a great smile. a really good person and probably the greatest person there is right now. >> julie: officer gushtion indon served in the military before becoming a police officer. her uncle is a detective. the man accused of killing officer guindon is due in court officer guindon is due in court. ronald hamilton is a staff sergeant in the army. he worked in the pentagon.
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uindon and two other officers. they are still at the hospital. hamilton's 11-year-old son was home at the time shooting but was not hurt. hamilton is charged with capital murder and could face the death penalty. when hamilton appears in court we will alert you on fox25 news app. download the app when you are at work or on the go. 4:04. super stews tomorrow, and the presidential candidates are des sending on massachusetts before voters head to the polls. democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be campaigning in the commonwealth campaigning in the commonwealth. hillary clinton will attend events in springfield and boston today. her husband former president bill clinton will be at a rally in worcester late tonight. vermont senator bernie sanders will talk to voters at milton high school this evening. heading into the primary in the bay state tomorrow, hillary clinton has an 8-point lead over bernie sanders. that is according to a new suffolk university poll. experts say sanders needs
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pick up enough delegates to beat clinton. on super tuesday could be a republican that could sell delegates from sanders and they can vote in either party's contest in massachusetts. analysts believe inland penitentiaries can be looking for john kasich instead of sanders. the poll has donald trump leading 43 to marco rubio's 22% leading 43 to marco rubio's 22%. kasich comes in third with 17%. the ohio governor is the only republican scheduled it campaign in massachusetts. the others are spread out across the other states. holding primaries and caucuses on super tuesday. voters in 1 1 states including massachusetts vote for candidates in both parties. three states are holding republican caucuses only. fox25's blair miller has reaction from the campaign trail. >> we are not taking anything, and we are not taking anyone for granted. >> reporter: it was no surprise that hillary clinton won the south carolina primary this weekend. the surprise was just how big she won, crushing bernie
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leading in every democratic, whites, blacks, seniors, women and men. >> in politics on a given night, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. tonight we lost. >> reporter: sanders says he expects to do well on super tuesday, but clinton appears to have begun a pivot to the general election take general election taking a shot to donald trump in her victory speech. >> despite you what hear, we don't need to make america great again. america has never stopped being great. [cheering] >> reporter: republican senator >> reporter: republican senators marco rubio and ted cruz also hammered trump on the campaign trail saturday. >> he should sue whoever did that to his face. >> a good way to get rid of him >> a good way to get rid of him. >> reporter: trump went after rubio. >> he is a lightweight. he couldn't get elected dogcatcher going to florida. >> reporter: rubio says he could still get the nomination even without winning a single super tuesday state.
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>> we are going to pick up a lot of delegates, sure. that not the plan, but sure, absolutely we can because we are going to pick up a lot of delegates. >> reporter: i am blair miller. >> daniel: fox 25 will have complete coverage of super tuesday and the massachusetts primaries. we will be live at trump, clinton and sanders headquarters tomorrow night. you can find up to the minute results on air on the fox25 news app and alwaysline at it is now 4:7. police shoot a man they say charged at them with a knife. this morning he is in the hospital as officers investigate what happened. fox25 was on the scene as this was breaking news last night at 10. dartmouth police were dueled a domestic incident between ryan kufal and his mother. kufal drove off this mom's car. when they found him, he ran at them with a knife. they shot him when the tieser didn't work. the neighbors are shocked that this happened to the family.
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police officer and to the family. hopefully a good result for everyone. it was a bad incident julie the kufals were a well-respected if a family. the son is in the hospital in stable condition. investigators are work to find out if a man found dead on a local sidewalk was murdered. the man was found lying on cottage street in chelsea around o'clock yesterday morning. he was rushed to the hospital but died a short time later. the man's name has not been released but we are told he was 34 years old. a city councilor who lives up the street from where the man was found tells fox25 there is a crime problem in the area. >> i wore beth well being of my community. i have a child i am trying to flaherty this neighborhood, so it hits home. >> daniel: investigators from the suffolk county district attorney's office are waiting for an autopsy to confirm the cause of death. police are saying that a woman shot and killed in new hampshire last year was intentionally targeted. 62-year-old denise robert was
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in august taking her evening walk. police tell the union leader that robert was specifically targeted in a drive-by shooting. a neighbor tells us she is still rattled and feels safer knowing it wasn't random. >> this area doesn't warrant for crazy things like that to happen, so it would be nice to know that, you know, it wasn't just a random act. it would be comforting for people who love to walk in this neighborhood and just enjoy the area. julie robert was well known and worked for the local paper for 30 years. right now they believe not saying why they believe roberts was targeted. surprising information about one of the brothers behind the boston marathon bombing. three months before the attack, tamerlan tsarnaev swore his allegiance to the united states allegiance to the united states, denied any ties to terrorism and passed his citizenship test. according to the "boston globe" tamerlan's test results were part of hundreds of previously
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friend todashev. todashev told immigration that he left in 2011. the same month that he helped tsarnaev with the triple murder waltham. in may of 2013, todashev was shot and killed by fbi agents in his florida department questioning him about that questioning him about that murder. u.s. immigration services told the globe that the cases for both men were handled correctly saying while uscif found in errors in the processing of tamerlan tsarnaev or ibrahim tamerlan tsarnaev or ibrahim todashev's application, we are seeking to tighten our intensive screening processes. the documents were heavily redacted but no indication that the government missed any warning signs about the men's criminal activities. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. here is a look at your live drive times. 12 minutes right now on route 1 from 128 to the tobin bridge. shiri?
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right now. 40s waiting for you outside with mostly clear skies. i expect temperatures to stay somewhat statdic through the morning. 45 at 5 a.m., 46 at 6 a.m. when the 50s come into play along with showers next. the stars are out partying celebrating the biggest night in hollywood. and the movie with local ties have taken home the highest honor. a look at big winners and the moments everyone is talking about from the academy awards. >> julie: local grocery worker >> julie: local grocery workers say they will strike if a contract alright guys. i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old. you'd rather use newer technology? definitely.
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this is the 2016 chevy volt. it uses extended range electric technology. the prius hybrid uses battery technology developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is.
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. notorious mexican drug lord el chapo could be coming to the united states. guzman wants extradition to the u.s. and he wants to plead guilty if that guarantees the transfer. guzman wants to be held in a medium-security prison. he famously escaped from maximum-security prison and was recaptured last month. he wants the deal because the guards at his current mexican prison won't let him sleep. police found a massive stash of drugs hidden in a man's underwear. the fifth time that wayne clark has been arrested for drug distribution in the past four years. he was out on bail for a previous arrest when officers found him in this time. they found 60 bags of cocaine and 4 ounces of meth.
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local city is launching a program to help drug addicts. brockton police are starting the champion plan that is modeled after a similar program in gloucester. addicts can go to the brockton police department to meet with a specialistto help them get into a recovery program. a group of local grocery store workers are ready to walk off the job if a contract agreement can't be reached. we have been following the story as negotiations developed all weekend. the ufdw 1435 voted to authorize a strike against stop and shop. the company is looking to cut pay and benefits in a new contract. the group says they will still go to work as a show of good faith is right now we are working without a contract. if the company makes any kind of moves in the wrong direction of moves in the wrong direction, we are out. we are willing to sit down and continue to talk to try come to a good resolve of this contract. >> daniel: stop and shop said they are disappointed that the strike is authorized because
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and generous benefits. they will continue to work with the union to hopefully reach an agreement. good morning, everyone. just about 4:15. take a look at your roads as you are heading ready to head out the door. things looking good on the expressway. 128 northbound opinioned 128 northbound and southbound through dedham and needham also clear. pike moving along fine from 495 and 128. a live look through brighton and only a handful of cars out there at this early hour. 11 minutes from 24 from 106 to 128. 20 minutes from 495 to the leverett connector. nine minutes on the expressway from the braintree supply from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. we are starting with mild temperatures but rain is on the way in. >> shiri: rain is on the way in, julie. not all-day thing, but showers will be spotty. your best check between noon and 4 or 5:00 today. tuesday night we are actually tracking the arrival of our next batch of rain, but initially expecting a little snow and a little bit of an icy
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southern new hampshire. we are talking very limited accumulation, less than an inch in those spots. and then it transitions to heavy rain on wednesday morning. that is really our next big storm system that we will be watching. 43 degrees right now in boston as you wake up. we have got a 14-mile-per-hour breeze. it is going to be gusty today with gusts up around 30 miles per hour. the results, wind chills in the 30s. so 2 so it really feels like 36 so it really feels like 36. probably what you should dress for this morning and dress the kids for as well. we start with sunshine. clear skies at 6 a.m. 45 degrees. 8 a.m., 47 degrees. 52 by 10:00 this morning, and by noon, 55 degrees. we are seeing some boston showers here. i expect it is going to be a little bit after that in boston. i am looking more at 1 or 2:00 for the showers reaching you but by noontime moving into the worcester area. also clear feeling like 31 degrees when you factor in that wind. although we start with the sunshine, we could see showers
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continuing through lunchtime and dry again by 2:00 this afternoon. check out the high temperatures for today because it is going to be very balmy out there. 56 in boston and plymouth. 57 lawrence and bedford. 56 in nashua, new hampshire. even close to 60 degrees spots like norwood later today. we are dressing for almost the feel of mid-april out there even though it is the last day of february. check this out. 7 a.m., we are in fantastic shape. morning commute is initially going to feature a little bit of sunshine. clouds will be increasing up ahead of these showers though, and by noontime, you can see they are close they are closing in on the keene, fitchburg, worcester areas. takes a little longer to reach boston and why i am trig between 2 and 5 you have your best bet across eastern and southeastern massachusetts. a fast-moving front not packing too much of a punch. overnight another front that comes through. it is basically just pulling in that cooler air which takes over for the day tomorrow.
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will just be in the 40s which is a little bit above average. notice high pressure starting to slip away. we will start to see these clouds move in late on tuesday. our next weather maker moving toward us, and although overnight, you see that little flash of pink, i am not expecting too much in the way of kind of icy or snowy accumulation, central mass, merrimack valley, central new hampshire, could you start with a little coating of snow, but by 7:00 in the morning we are transitioning over to rain and we have got rain that will be heaviest focused in the morning hours. by the middle of the day on wednesday, we are drying out and start to see the clouds clear out for the second half of the day. the seven-day forecast with the weekend falls view, 58 degrees with a 50% chance of showers. think of it like this, about 50% of us will see the rain because they do come through in a scattered fashion. tomorrow, 45 degrees. a little bit brighter. we get that little bit of an ice icy mix over the first half of your wednesday. it turns quite breezy. 56 degrees.
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freezing but brighter. friday night we will have to bring in a little bit of light snow and that chance of light snow as we hit that sunday forecast. back to you guys. a carnivale cruise ship rescued imgrants. had some nfl players on board. the migrants were taken to the next port of call where authorities were waiting for them. a prestigious cool under fire. calls for the headmaster to step down. the local leaders who are calling to take over the investigation.
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>> says 720,000 people were victims at seven times what they originally believed. anyone who was put at risk is being offered free credit
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irs to get in touch starting this week. and the oscar goes to ... "spotlight." >> julie: the true store he ry of how the boston globe uncovers the sexual abuse scandal in the catholic church takes home the coveted award at the oscars. not just movies. diversity, the environment and sexual eye because were front and center at the academy awards. >> i am here at the academy awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> reporter: chris rock addressed -- wasted no time addressing the oscar's so white delivering the most anticipated monologue. >> if they nominated hosts i wouldn't get be getting this job. would you be watching neil patrick harris. >> reporter: watching a parade
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earned technical awards. >> for years we have been telling stories around the dark around a flickering light, whether a campfire and projector. >> reporter: some winners were expected like brie larson taking home the oscar. >> the thing i love about movermaker is how many winner it is takes to make it. >> reporter: and alejandro inarritu was the third man ever to win back to back to win back to back oscars. he urged us -- >> eliminate your oafs is prejudice and that we are as relevant as the length of our hair. >> reporter: some were long awaited. "revenant" star leonardo dicaprio took home an oscar an connected to the environmental advocacy. >> the pro dhungs to go to the southern tip of this planet just to find snow. climate change is real. it is happening right now. >> reporter: the show addressed
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a stirring performance by lady gaga. happens to you you know how i feel >>reporter: and "spotlight" the true story of the boston globe reporters that uncovered sexual abuse by catholic priests and the cover-up taking best original screenplay and best film of the year. >> we take this film of those that hold the powerful accountable and for the survivors to overcome is inspiration for all. >> reporter: plenty of inspiration on oscar night. i am david daniel. >> julie: i don't know i can watch lady gaga while i am on work because powerful and emotional and the make-up will be running around be running around. >> daniel: one interesting thing you because i did stay up to watch it. the scroll and the crawl on the bottom of the screen to cut down the thank you, but people
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a good show. >> julie: leo got his time. >> daniel: good for him julie i am proud of him. one day before super tuesday and candidates are working massachusetts. >> julie: what they are saying to make a run to the white house. allowing police to carry guns on col after trying brookside chocolate, people talk about it online. love at first taste. i would liquefy it and bathe in it. curse you, brookside! your nefarious plans have succeeded. nefarious? are we still talking about chocolate? brookside.
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happening today, the nation mourns a new hampshire native gunned down in the line of duty. how this officer is being remembered in her hometown by those who knew her best. new details of a murder that rocked a quiet local neighborhood. what police are now saying about the investigation six months after a well-known woman was shot to death. a hit-and-run driver accused of running down a driver multiple times. the key detail that police are using to track down the woman behind the wheel. complete new england news coverage starts right now.
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>> julie: good morning, everyone. it is 4:30 on this leap day. happy leap day to you. i am julie grauert. >> daniel: i am daniel miller. if your birthday is today, happy birthday. we will wish you another birthday in four years. [ laughter ] you know it is march -- not march. it is march tomorrow. >> julie: just about march. >> daniel: feels like april. meteorologist shiri spear is in the fox25 storm tracker weather forecast. >> shiri: not the only one confused mother nature is kind of jumbled as well. a little breeze, but coming up in a couple of minutes talk about wind chill. keep in mind a 14-mile-per-hour wind in boston right now. it is going to be breezy today, but these are your current temperatures. boston, 43 degrees as you wake up this monday morning. 44 in burlington. 43 in hampton, new hampshire. sharon and wellesley at 40 degrees. no complaints about 40s here. 44 in bridgewater. 43 in plymouth. 46 in marshfield. central massachusetts. worcester getting into the upper 30s this hour.


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