tv FOX 25 Morning News FOX February 29, 2016 6:00am-7:00am EST
this morning and the evidence left at the scene. and only on fox25 this morning, a new warning for anyone who wears contacts. hear from a victim who faced the worst-case scenario because an eyeball-eating parasite. complete new england coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news. gene gene-o sounds unpleasant. >> sara: sounds so unpleasant. >> gene: good morning, everybody. thank you for joining ounce this february morning, it is february 29. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: a i am sara underwood >> sara: a i am sara underwood. this happens every four years, so happy birthday to all of the leap year babies. our team of reporters covering all the big stories of the morning includes a tribute new england native killed in the line of duty and super tuesday is just hours away. >> gene: first go to storm tracker weather center where shiri spear -- we have another mild day ahead. what a beauty yesterday. >> shiri: another april-like
44 from beverly to lawrence. 45 in portsmouth. 47 in plymouth. 38 in worcester one our cooler spots right now. waking up to the 30s and 40s. nothing wrong with that especially we should be waking up to the 20s this time of year. 8:00 rolls around and we have temperatures that are moving into the upper 40s. we have a warm-up under way. still looking pretty bright but the high thin clouds will start to increase and they thicken up by lunchtime. by lunchtime, this is noon the risk from central into western massachusetts. southwestern massachusetts. boston still dwri at noon, but shortly thereafter between 1 and 2 showers moving into your neck of the woods. that rain and the latest in boston. highs 54 to 60 highs 54 to 60. midday showers expected. see when they wrap up for good next. julie grauert has the traffic. how are things looking like, julie. julie julie brand-new accident
on route 3 and 28 as you approach the braintree split. pike looking fine on framingham through weston tolls through the alston-brighton. 18 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 26 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. happening today, a moment of silence in new hampshire for a virginia police officer who was killed in the line of duty. >> sara: ashley guindon was from new england and just sworn this hours before the shooting. and we are live outside her high school in merrimack, new hampshire where the news is hitting hard. catherine. >> reporter: good morning. today this high school will have a moment of silence in honor of ashley guindon that has ties to massachusetts. she was worn in springfield and moved up to man chester, new hampshire as a child. the entire town of merrimack is mourning her loss.
coming by the home of her mother here in merrimack new hampshire leaving flowers. people who knew her and neighbors and people who didn't know her. ashley guindon was 28 years old and on friday sworn into the police department in prince william county, virginia. the next day she was shot and killed responding to a domestic disturbance that left the suspect's wife dead. police that her community are sorry about her death. >> for a person to make a career in law enforcement and within virtually hours struck down at a prime of their life and the point in time where they are beginning a new career path is a horrible thing for anybody. >> reporter: the principal from merrimack high school shared some thoughts learning of guindon's death. live which the model believe, go forward and inspire. ashley not only embraced our motto but she personified it.
community and the city of merrimack. this is not the first tragedy for the guindon family. we will talk more about that coming up. meanwhile, the man accused of killing officer guindon is due in court. a staff is the sat at the army works for the pentagon. he killed his wife on saturday and killed guindon and two other family members. police say that hamilton's 11-year-old son was home at the time of the shooting and was not hurt. hamilton is charged with capital murder and will face the death penalty. download our news app for up to the minute news while you are at work or on the go. tomorrow is super tuesday. dozens of states hold primaries in you a cusses including massachusetts. heading into primary in the bay state, hillary clinton has an 8 state, hillary clinton has an 8-point lead over bernie sanders, that is according to a new suffolk university
experts say sanders needs massachusetts if he hopes to pick up enough delegates. the poll has donald trump beating marco rubio 44% to 23%. john kasich comes in third. massachusetts has become a political battleground for the democrats. the clinton.-- three biggest cities. hillary will be in springfield this morning and then head to boston for an afternoon rally. bill clinton will attend a late bill clinton will attend a late-night event in worcester and bernie sander also head up to a rally in milton. ohio governor john kasich is the only republican the only republican campaign in massachusetts tots massachusetts today. he will be at a town hall in clinic this afternoon. front runner donald trump has events in virginia and georgia. tomorrow he will campaign in ohio and kentucky. senator rubio in tennessee and machines and home state tomorrow. senator ted cruz will be from florida today before heading to
is one of the super tuesday states. and fox25 will have complete coverage of super tuesday and the massachusetts primaries. we will be live at trump, clinton and sanders headquarters 2078 headquarters tomorrow night. find up to the main results on air, on our lap and online at myfoxboston.com. 6:6. developing in worcester, a license plate number could be the key to finding a hit-and-run driver. the suspect hit the couple twice before leaving a busy shopping market where the people were shopping. jessica reyes hare more on what the officers are investigating. >> reporter: police in worcester are following up on several leads here this morning. people who saw this all happen say that was a horrifying scene say that was a horrifying scene. this woman allegedly atlanta couple couple over not one but twice, and police are not only trying track this driver down, they are working to figure out her name >> the lady -- she got run over her chest and then again. she put it in drive.
>> reporter: vendors at the worcester flea market describe a horrifying scene as crowds of people watched as a woman ran over a couple in their 50s and 60s and took off. >> a guilt with a daughter. she was reversing i guess they didn't see the couple coming right behind her, and ran over the couple. >> happened 1:00 sunday afternoon. among the people who saw it happen the couple's teenaged daughter. >> as she ran it over she put the whole daughter saw the whole thing and screaming hysterically, and telling the lady to stop, stop, stop. >> reporter: vendors tried to help and tried to comfort the mom with blankets. thanks to quick-thinking, they hope to track her down. >> we have their license plates and she won't be going far. the dad is still there.
in the past hour, i had e-mailed worcester police. we are going to get more information and see if they can going to release anything more about the suspect and asked if they named the rest. as soon as we get more information, we will keep you posted here. i am jessica reyes, fox25 morning news. a mashpee man charged in a deadly hundred dollars crash on 495. keith c a+ rou driving a pickup truck that left the northbound lane and slammed into a compact car driven by robert roche of sandwich. roch died at the scene. his passenger and karou was sent to the hospital. investigators too trying to find out if a man found dead on a local sidewalk was murdered. found lying on cottage street around 5:00. he was rushed to the hospital but died a short tame later. the man's name has not been released but we are told he was 234 3/4 years old. a city councilor who lives up the street from where the man was found tell fox25 there is a
>> i wore beth well being of my community and i have a child i am trying raise in this neighborhood so it hits home. >> sara: investigators from the suffolk county district attorney's office is waiting autopsy results to confirm a cause of death. the mbta expected to announce that they have cut the deficit by nearly a half. they cut their definite by 43% freeing up $100 freeing up million from much-needed improvements projects. that money will go to weatherization and repairs to the aging signal system. it may be more difficult for the t to convince critics that they need to raise fair they need to raise fair fares. last night dozens of parents grilled school officials in millis. they want to know why dangerous solvents were discovered by air quality tests at brown elementary school. the school was closed for four days last week. the tests were ordered after administrators received reports of foul odor and mold in the
we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes for you, and right now on the expressway, we do have an opportunity at furnace brook parkway blocking two northbound lanes. up to 14 minutes right now from the braintree split to columbia road. shiri. >> reporter: the horizon starting to get a little lighter at 43 degrees. we have got temperatures beginning to rise. 7 a.m., 45 7 a.m., 45. 8 a.m., 47. map up today warm-up and what plan time to plan around some showers next. fights over the wynn casino continue. there is word that rhode island lawmakers are planning to build another gambling venue on the massachusetts poreder. what we learned this morning about the project coming up. plus -- >> and the oscar goes to ... "spotlight." [cheering] >> daniel: a boston-based film wins best picture, but
a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message. join us for real change. i get out of workpand i go to the store, and somebody' s,psmellin' around, "mmm! i smell cookies." i
say, "oh no, you just smell me. i just got out of work. that' s honey bunches of oats, that' s all." and now in delicious chocolate. we're about to show you an incredibly low fare. like all our fares, you get two free bags because what's the point of an incredibly low fare if you're just going to stack our sale fares have nothing up their sleeves. book them now at southwest.com low fares. nothing to hide. that's transfarency.
. store workers saying today they plan to walk off the job if a contract is not made. we have been following we have been following stories as negotiations were all weekend. they voted to authorize a strike against stop and shop. the union says the company is planning to cut pay and benefits in a new contract. the group will still go to work
>> right now we are working without a contract. the company makes any kind 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 a good resolve of this contract. >> stop and shop are disappoint >> stop and shop are disappointed the trike was authorized since they are offering higher pay and generous benefits. they will continue working with the union to hopefully reach an agreement. and the oscar goes to ... "spotlight." [cheering] >> reporter: and there it is. the big moment being celebrated in hollywood and right here in boston. spotlight taking home best picture at the 8 8th academy awards and other business winners. made it made it. he finally took home an oscar for his role reverent. he connected his fill can to the fight for the development and brie larson won best
a movie about a mother and son held in captivity. diversity was the big white elephant in the room. and daniel miller joins us. and daniel miller joins us. daniel, no one was ignoring the issue. >> daniel: i stayed up to see what would happen. we were told that diversity would be the big issue and right out the gate, chris rock called attention to the controversy. >> i am here at the academy awards -- [cheering] -- otherwise known as the white people choice awards. >> reporter: second year in row all acting nominees were white and prompt 5 boycott. spike lee and jada pinkett smith. rock folks fun at jada pinkett smith and will smith. many showed up like actress keri washington. she said it was her duty she said it was her duties to stand up for minorities in hollywood. >> a lot of people ask me why i am here tonight. if you look at the history of movement, the history of
needed 59 needed the table. i respect and admire some of the people who are not tonight, i really get it, but for me i felt like my voice and my heart, my voice is west used at the table. >> daniel: keri washington just won the hasty pudding. one woman who was there was stacey dash. s they a controversial republican commentator. chris rock named her an outreach coordinator but it was a joke. the joke didn't land well. many in the audience were visibly uncomfortable. coming up the next hour, the chatter her appearance is causing and her reaction right after the awards. stray tuned for that. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 morning news. it is now 6:16. good morning, everyone. waiting for accident to clear on the expressway. it is in the northbound lanes right at furnacebrook parkway. we still have two lanes blocked
build on 128 and back on to route 3 slightly. pike still wide open from framingham past 128 and into the allston-brighton area. live look at the expressway where volume starting to increase as you head past the gas tank. live drive times. 11 minutes on route 3. 11 minutes on 24 from 106 to 128. 14 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, you are tracking increasing morning showers that will lead to scattered showers. >> scattered showers here right around lunchtime into the early afternoon. that's when i want to you plan around showers. noon to 5 p.m. your best bet. and tuesday night, we have got a bigger system moving toward us that could get started with snow and icy mix in central mass. it transitioning pretty quickly from heavy rain on wednesday. it is a mostly rain event and a bigger one we deal with today. 43 degrees in boston right now. mostly clear skies and a little
feels like 35 when we factor in that wind. 47 by 8:00. by 10 a.m., 52. highs in the mid- to upper 50s in the city and off this best chance of rain i would say about -- between 1 to 3 p.m. in the boston area. keep in mind we have showers arriving here a little bit sooner, and they could move in as early as noontime today. so let's take a look at temperatures. starting the 40s now and 23458 norwood. 55 in plymouth. 59 in beverly over to lawrence. 55, nashua and 51 in worcester. 50 in hyannis and nantucket. it is going to be mild out there. it is going to feel like april once we get into the afternoon. even the way we are starting this morning. this is april-like morning temperatures. increasing clouds and by noon increasing clouds and by noontime, we have these showers stretch from keene to springfield. don't be surprised to see a couple leaking into.
the last of them moving away from boston around 5 p.m. for the evening commute, it is southeastern massachusetts that have a couple of showers. the rest of the area. clouds start to break apart during the overnight hours. we have another front that comes through. falls apart as we go through. usher in cooler air but we consequence. tomorrow morning, we have high pressure, sunshine and as it starts to slip away, increasing high thin clouds. this is the next one moving in and initially that little burst of pink. southern new hampshire, southern vermont where we could get a blast of that icy mix. i am going with just a little bit right now. not seeing anywhere over a half an inch or an inch. and by the time you wake up 7:00 saturday morning, it has already change over to plain rain. there is the possibility that we tend here late wednesday afternoon with a couple of snow flakes. right now i am ending it as rain and something that will keep a very close eye on.
getting up to 56 degrees. i don't see it cool enough on the tail end of this to bring in snow. it will definitely be breezy and wet on wednesday. thursday comes along. high only 32 degrees with sunshine, friday. 34 degrees. now friday's system is going be too mostly miss, but you will notice as we get into the afternoon, the overnight hours that we bring in just a little bit of light snow. the moisture will stay offshore and that is the storm system that we will have to watch. if it gets closer we will see the the probingt of snow for your friday and saturday. also with a little low in your forecast. it highs this weekend in the 40s. back to you. 6:20 this morning. a startling warning for anyone that wears contact lenses. still ahead on the fox25 morning news, the common mistake that cost this man his eye. plus, a trip to disney world could cost you a lot more
how ticket price are g do you think when you are president you'll be
paid as... much as if it were a man- male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesnt happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman... in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. airlines may see new pressure from congress. senator charles schumer is introduce introducing a proposal to require a minimum amount of leg
the democrat from new york has seen leg room decrease by four inches. the average seat is two inches narrower. family families headed to disney will have to deal with new ticketing prices. beginning today the parks in california and florida will use demand-based pricing. they are based on time of year and day of week. the calendar will be divided into value, regular and peak periods. disney hopes its surge pricing will, quote, help spread out the visitations. >> the internet went absolutely bananas as it tends to do. two hollywood stars reunited on the red carpet. jack and rose there they are. that is from that movie. >> julie: you nailed it, gene. >> gene: leonardo dicaprio and kate winslet.
someone has created it, i don't think there is be a "titanic 2. "requestings that will be an incredibly difficult movie to write. >> julie: unpredictable. >> gene: maybe pair up in something else. >> julie: lady gaga has been everywhere and she wowed everybody with her performance at the oscars. gaga brought just about everybody to tears singing her song about sexual assault called "so it happens to you." surrounded by survivors with messages of hope written on her arm. she was introduced by vice president joe biden. >> gene: i think a lot time lady gaga with her fashion and people lose sight of how talented she really. a remarkably julie i am the president of her fan club. i am obsessed with her.
was up for "creed." but he lost. >> just remember no matter what they say, to me you are the best. you are the winner. i am i am proud of you. >> one line he was missing, and you will be back. that would have been the perfect capper to that. the video was on instagram, and also tweeted by -- by arnold and stallone. they have been friends for years. a nice show of support for arnold. everybody thought that stallone was going to win that thing. he was the favorite and last oscar probably because of his age and last nomination and rocky was such a character for all of those years, but sentiment did not win out. forever. >> gene: win a twit iraward or something shiri shurz i don't know where to go from there. here is the thing. showers come showers coming into town for the middle of the day and breezy conditions. not enough to do damage but enough to be a little bit of a nuisance. i will time out those threats coming up.
these packages may look empty... but they're full. full of healthy possibilities for your kids. because nutritious and delicious mott's juices and snacks are filled with vitamin c and the real fruit goodness your kids love. and this healthy choice you make for them today... ...will help lead to healthy choices they'll make tomorrow. mott's. start strong. new england's energy comes from a pool of energy producers. eversource buys it at a set market price and delivers it to you. but that pool is shrinking,
to go up and down. so we're working with partners across the region to increase our natural gas supply hydropower from canada. we're leading the way toward the solution... because more energy means lower energy supply rates for you. ever new england. eversource. complete new england news coverage continues now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: good morning, everybody. now at 6:30, quiet so far on the roads this morning. make sure you have your
shiri tells us we have rain coming around lunchtime so indoor lunch plans dpeenz gene-o late arriving clouds for the morning commute. >> julie: they are taking their time. a special day. >> gene: we will do our rundown. >> julie: every four years. >> gene: yesterday for february 28, unbelievable. people outside enjoying it. >> rewind, repeat. the great day for the 29th of february as well. winds that are a little bit breezy. 60-mile-per-hour wind in boston 60-mile-per-hour wind in boston. you will notice the breeze if you were out in the open, but not really going to create uncomfortable wind chills because we are starting in the 40s. 43 in boston. 42 in burlington. 42 in sharon. and 44, bridgewater. 47 in plymouth. even 50 degrees in sandwich as you wake up. worcester at 38 degrees. auburn, 37.
joffery, new hampshire, 39. and upper 30s, lower 40s. i think we will take it. nice and dry and bright now. noontime comes around and 57 degrees and i tell you what, boston you are still dry, but central and western massachusetts starts to see those showers. 3 p.m. for the kids coming home from school a bit of rain in eastern mast and the boston area but by 7:00, it is long gone and actually going to move commute. i will time out those showers and the wind chills that aren't too bad. send you over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic and the latest on an accident. >> julie: we have two lanes blocked on the furnacebrook parkway and northbound lanes of the expressway. to the pike moving along fine. 93 south and route 1 also not seeing heavy volume quite yet. live drive times. 30 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to the mass ave.
from the braintree split to the pike. 25 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. super tuesday on our door super tuesday on our doorsteps and the democrats about to campaign hard. the suffolk poll show hillary clinton about a single-digit lead. sanders needs massachusetts if he hopes to pick up enough delegates to beat hillary clinton. with the poll so as close massachusetts is a political battleground for the democrats. holding debates in the three biggest cities. hillary and bill getting out the vote while bernie sanders setting up a rally in milton today. michael henrich is live in springfield where the first clinton event gets under way at 9:00 in the morning. michael, good morning. >> reporter: just under three hours away in springfield. some activity picking up by the security and advance teams for former secretary clinton's
this is at the museum of history. and this the first event of the day. a busy schedule for the former secretary of state. from here, she heads to boston for a get out to vote event just afternoon at the old south meeting house in comes just two day after her dramatic nearly 3 day after her dramatic nearly 3-1 victory in the south carolina democratic primary over senator bernie sanders who makes his own appearance in milton as you mentioned. this is at the high school at 7:00 tonight. he campaigned last week in amherst. i want to play some of the clips from saturday night. both candidates discussing south carolina's results. >> in politics on a given night, sometimes you win. sometimes you lose. tonight we lost. >> we are not taking anything and we are not taking anyone for granted. >> reporter: former president bill clinton will also make his pitch for the former first lady in massachusetts. his event is tonight in worcester some time after 11:00 worcester some time after 11:00. a late night there. with so many eyes on
biggest wild card here is the independent vote, the undeclared voters who are allowed to vote in either the democrat or republican primary democrat or republican primaries. recent polling show so many of these undeclared voters leaning toward bernie sanders. however, there is a push in editorials in other places to have these independents vote in the republican primary for anybody above billionaire gop front runner donald trump. we will have to keep a close eye on that and a close eye on this event in springfield for hillary clinton kicking off in a few hours. live in springfield, michael henrich, fox25 morning news. and that latest suffolk university poll has donald trump leading republicans. he is beating marco rubio 43 to 20%. ohio governor john kasich is trailing in third with 17%. and kasich is the only republican campaigning in massachusetts today. he will be at a town hall in he will be at a town hall in plymouth later this afternoon. front runner donald trump has events in virginia and georgia today. tomorrow, he will campaign in
senator mare keeshtion rubio will be in georgia and minnesota and his home fate of florida tomorrow. senator ted cruz will be from florida before heading to his home state of texas which one of the super tuesday states. fox25 will have complete coverage of super tuesday and we will be live at trump, clinton and sanders headquarters sunday night. we will have up to the minute results online at myfoxboston.com. huge crowds attending a candlelight vigil in washington d.c. for you in england native killed in the line of duty. ashley guindon was shot responding to a call during her first shift on the force, and the news is hitting hard for family and friends in merrimack, new hampshire where the 28-year-old grew up. fox25's catherine parrotta live outside the high school where a moment of silence is happening today. catherine? >> reporter: yes. and the school community just
mourning the loss of this merrimack new hampshire native. of course you still have family here in town as well, and an outpouring of support as her family's home here yesterday. ashley guindon was 28 years old old. grew up again at merrimack, new hampshire and just recently sworn in as a police officer out of state. it happened friday in prince william county, virginia. the very next day, she was shot and killed responding to a disturbance that left the suspect's wife dead and two other officers critically injured. a stead he stream went to the home of guindon's home and neighbors were shocked and saddened to hear the news. >> i didn't even know it was her daughter until this morning. very sad to see somebody so young and first day on the job be kipped. >> reporter: the principal from merrimack high school wrote a statement at mhs we live by the motto believe, go forward and inspire. we believe that ashley not only embraced our motto but personified it.
in her loss to the yearbook. he referred to her father in heaven. staff sergeant guindon took his own life after returning from iraq in 2004. the community mourning another loss with this family and here at the high school, they will have a moment of silence. but yesterday people were coming over to the house to pay their respects, leave flowers as you saw there in the video. and one person we were able to speak to was a friend of guindon from high school. we will be live here, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. the man accused of killing officer guindon is due in court. robert hamilton was a staff sergeant in the army. he lived at the pentagon. he killed his wife on saturday and shot guindon and two other officers who arrived at the scene. the other two are in the hospital. hamilton's 11-year-old son was home at the time of the shooting but was not hurt. hamilton is charged with capital murder and could face
when hamilton appears in court, we will alert you on the fox25 news app. you can download the app for breaking news at work or on the go. 6:47. surprising new -- 6:37. surprising new information of one of the brother behind the marathon bombing. three months before the bombing tamerlan tsarnaev swore his allegiance to the united states and denounced terrorism and passed his citizen test. part of hundreds of documents from him and his friend ibrahim from him and his friend ibrahim todashe. he told graimtion that he left in 2011, same month he helped tsarnaev with the triple murder in waltham. in may 2013, todashev was shot and killed by fbi agents in his florida apartment who were question him about the murder. cases for both men were handled
to strengthen our very intensive screening process. "the boston globe" said the documents were had evilly redacted but no indication that the government missed any warning signs of the men's criminal activity. police are saying that the woman shot and killed in new hampshire last year was intentionally targeted. 62-year-old denise roberts was hot in the heads in 234 hot in the heads in in manchester in august while taking her evening walk. police tell the union leader that robert was specifically targeted in a drive-py shooting. a neighbor tells us she is still rattled by what happened and feels safer knowing it is not random. >> this neighborhood does not warrant for crazy things like that to happen, so it would be into is to know that, you 2340e into is to know that, you into is to know that, you, that it wasn't just a random act. it would be comfortable for people who love to walk in the area and enjoy the area. >> sara: she was well known and worked for the local paper for 30 years. right now police are not saying why they believe robert was
happening today, another local city is launching a program to help drug addicts. brockton police starting a champion plan. it is modeled after a similar program in gloucester. addicts can go to the brockton police officer to meet with a specialist who can help get them into a recovery program. this week a plan to build a new casino on the massachusetts new casino on the massachusetts-rhode island border could move forward. the owner of the twin city casino wands to build one in tiverton. this week rhode island's again aessentiallyably could vote on a bill to put the approximately on the november ballot. if voters say yes, they will guarantee tiverton $3 million in local aid. traffic and weather every ten minutes and things moderate on 93 southbound. 41-minute commute from 495 in andover to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: right now wind chills in the 30s. feels like 35 in boston when you add in the winds.
and feels like 29 degrees in worcester. i have got wind chills under 40 degrees through about 8:00 this morning. i will time out the warm-up and when wet weather arrives next. we have been talking about best movies of the year, but coming up at 7:00, not all gold statues. the movies honored for being horrible dan only on fox25. we are investigate we are investigating a parasite so powerful one man lost his eye because of it. the warning for people who wear
they build world-class products. and that builds communities. and a better future. for all of us. because making something in america means so much, to so many. weathertech. proudly made in america. . back at 6:44. a warning this morning for the 30 million americans that wear contact lenses, a cdc report say most of are you likely putting yourself at risk. fox25's daniel miller says those lenses attract a parasite with an appetite. >> daniel: gene, not necessarily the contacts but how we carelessly handle them, jumping the shower, swim
lenses help attract a microorganism that eat eyeballs eyeballs. listen to one man we talked to just days before losing his eye for good. >> i am 57 years old, you know. and i never thought i would end lose an eye. >> reporter: this is the eye ozzie mccal slum talking about tampa it is frosted and deformed and this is after three surgeries. he is a victim of a tiny organism seen only with a powerful microscope, it ised all an acanthum meba. >> i have cried and been angry and shaken my fist and said why did this happen to me. >> daniel: doctors are convinced that the contact lenses were the welcome mat. he has seen a large increase in acanthumbeba. too many wearing their lenses. >> our ice were not made to have foreign bodies in them all the type.
stunning report on lens wearers and their routines. >> it was very concerning that almost all the people we asked had at least one risky behavior had at least one risky behavior. >> reporter: of those surveyed, 50% said they have slept overnight in their contacts. 85% have showered in them. 35% actually rinses their lenses in common tap water. >> when you expose your contact lenses to water, you are potentially putting yourself at risk. >> daniel: the bugs live everywhere including chlorinated drinking water. inserting with your bare hands and putting it in your lens case invites the bug. final surgery. >> this is the area where the parasite has eaten through the entire eyeball. >> reporter: and the worst possible outcome. he lost his eye. mccallum now wears a prosthetic and is adjusting. >> maybe my story can help somebody else not to have go through what i am going through, and maybe there is a
>> daniel: the cdc does have suggestions of how contact wearers can prevent this first. change your lens case every three months. do not top off your solution. dump it and replace it every night. and don't sleep in your contacts. i know it is hard to do for some people. a closed eye can act as an incubator. finally keep your contests away from parasites, water. so parking in boston is tough, right? but there are certain streets where you are more likely to get a parking ticket compared to anywhere else in boston. >> people say that signs are confusing but you have to read each individual sign so you know if you were allowed to park there. >> sara: so which streets an signs do you need to look out for to avoid a parking ticket? fox25 analyzed a year's worth of day for the top five locations that are parking ticket traps.
show us why these spots are on the list and the new tools that may help you avoid a ticket. >> julie: rehelpful information. hopefully will have have information for you as well. right around morrissey boulevard and headed into naponset. pike moving along fine. things slowing down around 93 south as well as you head through medford and somerville. a live look at saugus and it is jam-packed to lynn fell parkway parkway. 19 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 41 minutes from 93 south from the leverett connector. 31 minutes on 28 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, good morning, and feeling more like april 23 as far as those averages go and the end of february. while. we are in spring with the forecast today. going to be real mild out there going to be real mild out there. normal low that i would expect us to wake up to, 27 degrees. normal high, 41 degrees. so if our normal shy 41, and we
we are already above where we should be going this afternoon. really mild. more of those middle 40s, lawrence, beverly. 47 in plymouth and new bedford. 46 in hyannis. upper 30s worcester to fitchburg at 41 degrees. orange at 40 degrees. but we have sunshine getting down to the ground that will really help with tonight's nice warm-up. mild air. we have somewhat breezy conditions. the winds today will not do any damage but gusts flout around 30 miles per hour from time to time today. here is the timeline on those showers. noontime comes around and rain along western massachusetts. possibly worcester. fitchburg, manchester, new hampshire. and then it will move toward boston likely between 1 and 2:00, we have spot showers in and around the city and what i want to you remember is not everybody gets hit with these showers. 50% of us see passing rain here from the midday from about lunchtime straight through the
so what you are going to find by 4 p.m., this is the last of the showers in and around the boston area. to the north and west of us, we will be clearing out here in time for the evening commute, but even boston by about 5:00, i expect that you will be dry. pausing things at 6:00 are the futurecast and you will see plymouth down to the south and east. so it is really south shore, cape and islands that have those risk of showers past 6:00 tonight. most of us are driving home to dry conditions. roads can still be a little damp and at 8 a.m., 45 degrees. 10 a.m., 51 degrees with increasing clouds. 56 by lunchtime and best bet in rain in boston and 4:00. this afternoon, how about 58 degrees in norwood. 57 boston to framingham to 55 in fitchburg. 55 in hyannis and 54 in manchester. really mild temperatures. tonight, we are going to go into the 20s and 30s an feeling more like march 1 when you wake up on march 1.
a little mid- to upper 40s moving into the day tomorrow for sunny skies. really not until we hit that wednesday time frame, that initially in the morning we could see little blocks of ice, but guys, mostly rain. check out these warm temperatures on wednesday with these seven-day forecast with the weekend always in view. 56. mostly rain. second half of the day dries out chilly thursday into friday with a slight chance of friday night snow. the better chance of light snow on wednesday, back to you. and there is a new development in an ongoing water crisis impacting a major u.s. city. coming up, the e-mails that show important people in flint michigan knew about the problem a whole year before warning anyone. and the governor and mayor of boston will be there. new at 7:00, the important gather being security happening
keep going up and down. at eversource, we don't like it any more than you do. it doesn't mean more money for us. it means that the market price has changed. across the region our natural gas supply and bring in affordable, clean hydropower from canada. we're leading the way toward the solution... energy supply rates for you.
again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal... again! new indications this morning that lawmakers in michigan knew about tainted drinking water in flint months before anything was done. e-mails reveal that top aides advocated that the city switch away from their water supply. some calling for a, quote, urgent fix.
that could cause neurological problems for children. investigators are looking into why they didn't treat the water which was required by federal law. happening today, the president will award a navy seal the nation's highest military honor. edward byers jr. will receive the congressional medal of honor. he took part in the mission to rescue a doctor kidnapped by the taliban. the first person was killed and byers will be the 11th living servicemember to receive the medal of honor for actions in afghanistan. notorious mexican drug lord el chapo can be coming to the states. he wants extradition us and mr. will plead charges he faces here if that guarantees the transfer. he wants to be held in a medium he wants to be held in a medium-security prison once he is extradited. he famously escaped from maximum-security prisons in mexico twice and just recaptured last month. guzman wants the deal because
current mexican prison will not let him sleep. a carnivale cruise ship rescued a boat full of cuban mi rescued a boat full of cuban migrants in the gulf of mexico. the crew had pittsburgh steeler legend on board. linebacker james harrison posted this photos of the rescues to his instagram. they were taken to port of call and the and immigration was waiting for them s. a man is recovering after falling 20 feet off a cliff. rescuer s in california say a man was flying a remote-controlled plane and crashed on the rocks below. the man went after it, lost his footing and fell approximately 20 feet down. fire fighters had to air-lift him to a hospital and he is now recovering with a fractured leg. now 6:56 this morning. star power wearing thin at a famous company. next at 7:00, oprah's big deal with weight watchers are not having the desired effect. how much the star is losing from her from her bottom line. starting off the date dry and sunny.
but starting at noon, your chances going up. hour to hour when to plan around wet weather next. and a teenager sees her parents hit by a van outside of a local free market. next, the shocking moment that happened aft how do you reimagine "banking"? you start with this... then you make it... nothing like this. you make a capital one caf\. someplace more relaxed. with free wi-fi and banking advice... without all the "double talk." and checking accounts with no minimums... or fees. then you design a top-rated mobile app that makes banking as easy as this. that's banking reimagined.
complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, monday morning, february 29th, only comes around every four years. >> sara: leap day. >> gene: you got it. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. mild day to the leap day and shiri spear has rain on the way and stormtracker weather center with showers around lunchtime. >> shiri: everybody requesting temperatures like yesterday and got it again today and don't have the same weather pattern and will see showers by day's end, 39 in worcester, 45 in boston, that means temperature has gone up by 2 in this last hour in the warm-up is really